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Portland in the News: E-Scooters Are Coming Back, Obsessed With the Occult, Newest DC Comics Superhero is a Portlander & More! | January 17, 2019

E-Scooters are coming back! A report has found more than half of Portlanders have positive view of the scooters. PBOT is allowing them back in the spring. The newest DC Comics superhero is a young woman of color from Portland named Naomi. And Portland has a history of being weird. A century ago, Portland’s upper […]

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Portland in the News: Blazers Rack up the Frequent Flyer Miles; Too Much Marijuana; Touring Portland’s Lost Buildings & More! | January 10, 2019

Over the last decade, no other American pro sport team has traveled more than the Trail Blazers. Rip City players have logged more than 542 Thousand Miles in 10 years. Portland ranks No. 4 among the top 50 metros of residents who work from home. And for the second year in a row, Oregon growers […]

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Portland in the News: Efforts Underway to Get Legalizing Psychedelic Mushrooms on Ballot; Thousands of Crows Return; Outbreak Museum & More! | December 6, 2018

Move over hipsters, Portland is in the top 10 list of cities to retire. According to a Senior Living survey, “warm and beautiful” Portland is in the list next to cities such as San Diego, Tampa, Nashville & Asheville. Portland is home to a collection of sickening objects at the Outbreak Museum, where visitors can […]

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Portland in the News: Best City for Singles, Remembering that Time Oregon Blew up a Whale, America’s Worst Drivers & More! | November 15, 2018

To ease crowded rush hour lanes, officials are looking to the water for answers. One idea considers a ferry between Portland and Vancouver – A one-way trip would take about 40 minutes and wouldn’t carry cars, but could accommodate bikes. Leaders of the initiative say the plan would keep 500 cars off the congested Interstate […]

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Portland in the News: The Bandage Man of Cannon Beach, The Brown Widow, Cat Burglar & More! | October 11, 2018

Get the most out of the fall season w/ Portland Japanese Garden’s ikebana flower arrangements. As if there wasn’t enough already to worry about with increasing numbers of homeless residents and The Bandage Man of Cannon Beach – now the venomous Brown Widow spider has been found in Oregon. At least we know water is […]

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Portland in the News: Most Dog Poop in the US; Where to Hike for Fall Colors; Belmont Goats on the Move & More! | October 4, 2018

Fresh beer tastes better than aged beer! Oktoberfest time is the best time for fresh brews! The Belmont Goats need a new home (again)! The nonprofit that takes care of them is in the final steps of moving them to a new space in University Park. And congratulations on being named the 4th in the […]

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Portland in the News: Killer Kitties, Burying Your Undies, E-Scooters in Portland & More | July 26, 2018

In the early days of Portland, cats pulled long shifts on the waterfront tackling 2-pound rats that were eating ship’s cargo on the wharf. An Oregonian reporter chronicled the feline killers in 1917. If you’re cooling off this weekend at Oregon Brewers Festival, for the first time this year, you can also sample wine & […]

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Portland in the News: The Real DB Cooper; Things We’re Recycling but Shouldn’t; Hiking Close; & Portland’s Casual Food Scene | July 5, 2018

A team of former FBI investigators is claiming to have uncovered the real DB Cooper, whose identity they claim the FBI has been protecting for almost 40 years. Do you know if you can recycle frozen food box? Metro has released the top 8 things people are recycling that they shouldn’t. (The answer to the […]

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Portland in the News: SoPo is Now Official; Protecting Legal Weed; The Monks of White Salmon & More! | June 14, 2018

Mulnomah County is looking into publicly owned internet. Portland tops a recent list of places to retire. Costs of goods and services + quality of medical care pushed the Rose City to the top. Where the Rajneeshees failed, Buddhist Monks prevail. A small community of monks have made the forests near White Salmon their home.

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Portland in the News: Tiny Sign for Mills End Park; Biking Through the Drive-Thru; Guardian Angel Patrol & More! | May 31, 2018

The World’s Tiniest Park now has an official sign. Portland Parks & Recreation recently built and installed a tiny sign for Mills End Park. This year’s Rose Festival Parade grand marshal walks on 4 legs. The parade’s first canine grand marshal is a 185-pound English Mastiff named Diesel! And Portland is expected to adopt new […]

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Portland in the News: Reuseable Beer Bottles; Portland to Host NWSL Championship; & Belmont Goats On the Move Again | May 10, 2018

Seven Oregon Breweries are testing out reusable beer bottles. When it was built, the St. Johns Bridge started the trend of green bridges in Oregon. The hue ODOT Green is now used on dozens of bridges across the state. And once again, the Belmont Goats again are looking for a new home. In June, a […]

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Portland in the News: PDX’s Most Instagram Worthy Locations; More Morels; & The Oregon Zoo’s Catio is Now Open! | May 3, 2018

Up your Instagame at these top spots for amazing Instagram photos suggested by Elite Daily. Next time you go to the zoo, be sure to check out their newest exhibit: a catio display. The kitties inside will be available for adoption. And one positive outcome of last summer’s devastating Eagle Creek Fire is a bumper […]

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Portland in the News: Shuttle to the Gorge; Back on Top of the Hipster Index; Major League Baseball in Portland? | April 19, 2018

Hold up, MoveHub has released another most hipster city list, and on this week’s list, Portland holds the top US spot as Most Hipster City. (You might remember the story last week that Vancouver dethroned Portland.) The popular shuttle to Multnomah Falls returns this year and is not only going to run year round now, […]

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Portland in the News: Oregon Football Scrimmage, Family Guide to Tulip Festival, New Speed Limit Rules & More! | April 5, 2018

For the third time this season, Damian Lillard was named Western Conference Player of the Week. Ducks fans are invited to watch Oregon Football’s scrimmage this weekend at Franklin High School. And the residential speed limit is now 20 miles per hour in Portland.

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Portland in the News: Best Food Truck City; Space Station Might Crash Over Oregon; Budtender of the Year & More! | March 29, 2018

Oregon City has won a Great American Main Street Award for 2018. And Portland was named best city for food trucks in America. Although art galleries are closing, the number of murals in the city is rising. And new census numbers shows Portland’s population rise is starting to slow after several years of strong increases.

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Portland in the News: The City’s Most Beautiful Places; High Speed Rail to Canada; New Streetcars & More! | March 22, 2018

By 2020, traveling by streetcar in Portland will improve after Portland City Council OK’d the purchase of two new street cars with more seating, room & better signage. The government of British Columbia is backing a study looking at a high speed rail connecting Vancouver, B.C. to Seattle and Portland. And check out these 10 […]

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Portland in the News: OSU’s High Tech Brewhouse, Drag Queens Save Democracy & More! | March 15, 2018

Oregon State University now has a high tech brewhouse for its fermentation science program. Travel Oregon’s new tourism campaign showcases a magical Oregon with newspaper reading frogs and cloud whales – so only a slightly exaggerated version of our home. And 4 Portland Drag Queens have set out to save the world, well not quite, […]

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Portland in the News: Officials Considering Creating a South Portland; Polar Plunge; Per Capita Pot Sales & More! | March 1, 2018

Per capita, the highest 2017 Marijuana sales in Oregon were in Baker County. Portland transportation officials are considering adding a 6th region to Portland; South Portland would comprise the narrow slice of the city east of SW Nato Parkway and west of the Willamette River. And from the comfort of your screen, take a look […]

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Portland in the News: Space IPA; History of Burnside; Building Boom Visible in Historical Aerial Photos & More! | February 15, 2018

Space beer! BridgePort Brewing recently sent a cooler of their Original IPAs into the stratosphere. KOIN looks into the origins of the name Burnside. (Spoiler, it’s not after the Civil War General known for his sideburns.) And check out these old aerial photos of Portland that showcase the city’s building boom!

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Portland in the News: Best State to Drive in; Making Health Care a Right; & Saving Gorge Views | February 1, 2018

Oregon was named the top 6th state in which to drive. Even though gas prices here are high, one of the factors putting us toward the top: Low auto maintenance costs. Oregon lawmakers are considering putting a measure on the November ballot to make health care a fundamental right. And last weekend, Portland’s Portugal. The […]

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