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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: 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: 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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Portland in the News: No Pants MAX Ride; Mind Altering Video Games; & The Seedy 90s | January 11, 2018

Portland train riders kept the dream of No Pants MAX ride alive on Sunday. Dozens of people turned out Sunday to ride pants-less. Portland Timbers have announced their 2018 season schedule. Here are 10 games not to miss. And Portland’s groundbreaking ban on Fossil Fuel infrastructure lives another day after an appeals court finds it […]

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Portland in the News: How the Heck Do You Pump Gas?; Martini Light; & Oregon Ranks High as a Relocation Destination | January 4, 2018

It’s the dawning of a new era – Oregonians can now pump their own gas, (in some places). Portland’s unique Martini Light is back. After a brief hiatus while a new house was being built, the new owners have kept the holiday tradition alive. And for the 5th year in a row, Oregon has ranked […]

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Portland in the News: Christmas Tree Shortage; The Last Dance @ Embers; & Vancouver Named Most Hip | November 20, 2017

Step aside Portland. In a recent analysis, MoveHunb named Vancouver, WA, the most hipster city in America. Portland came in at No. 12. If you’re planning to get a Christmas tree, you’d better get it soon. There’s shortage this year. And Thursday is the last night of a Portland institution. After 50 years, Embers Dance […]

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Portland in the News: Pioneering Drive-Thru Coffee; Snuggle Express; Another Snowy Winter? | November 9, 2017

Portland had one of the first drive-thru coffee shops. Portlanders can get cuddles on demand w/ Snuggle Express. Schedule your puppy & kitten visits through Oregon Humane Society. And Portland is moving forward with plans to redevelop the Downtown Post Office land. The city is accepting applications for plans to improve the land.

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Portland in the News: Top Place to Avoid Natural Disasters, Cycle Track Near OMSI, Another Crazy Winter Coming? | November 2, 2017

If you’re looking to avoid natural disasters, you’ve come to the right place. BestPlaces has ranked the Portland Metro area as the safest place in the U.S. Forbes says Portland is America’s 5th coolest city. And meteorologist are predicting a less severe winter than last years record breaker; but that still means 3-5 weather events […]

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Portland in the News: Saving Movie Madness, Bridges Ranked, Indigenous People’s Day & More! | October 12, 2017

Watch your speedometer near red-light camera intersections: In Oregon, those cameras can now ticket drivers for speeding. A group of Portlanders want to save a slice of Portland film history with “Save Movie Madness,” a kickstarter aimed at purchasing the collection from one of the city’s last great video rental stores. And despite being on […]

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