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  • High court suspends Salem lawyer favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Settlements of sex-abuse cases at issue in State Bar complaint. The Oregon Supreme Court has suspended Salem lawyer Daniel J. Gatti in connection with settlements he brokered for a group of sex-abuse victims several years ago. The lawsuits were against the Catholic Church, the state...
  • Reese: Trust between police and community is vital favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Portland Police Chief Mike Reese issued a statement Thursday on the situation in Fergson, Mo. Local protesters have demanded that he and Mayor Charlie Hales speak out about the death of Micheal Brown, the black teenager killed by a white police office. A grand jury...
  • Coal export facility gets British Columbia port's approval favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - The port authority in Vancouver, British Columbia, has approved a coal export facility using coal extracted from the United States. Peter Xotta, vice president of planning and operations for the Port Metro Vancouver, said at a Thursday news conference that the port approved a $15...
  • Felon arrested on gun charges favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Police arrested a felon on gun and other charges Wednesday evening. Timothy Ray Waters II, 23, is charged with Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Attempt to Elude by Vehicle, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Attempt to Elude on Foot, Failure to Perform the Duties...
  • Kitzhaber gets Working Families nod favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Democratic incumbent is party's first cross-nomination for governor. Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber now has the nomination of the Working Families Party, the first time it has designated a candidate for governor. The party has just under 10,000 registered voters in Oregon, compared with 821,000 Democrats....
  • Did naked woman pole climber start Yeon Building fire? favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Investigators are checking to see if there is a connection between a naked woman who climbed the flagpole atop the Oregon Bank Building and a blaze at the nearby Yeon Building that required 60 firefighters to extinguish. The fire bureau said the fire was reported...
  • Aloha man named as homicide victim favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Misael "Gallo" Delgado-Nunez was found Aug. 11 shot to death in a field outside Wilsonville The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office has identified a man found shot to death Aug. 11 in a field near Wilsonville as an Aloha man. According to the sheriff’s office, the...
  • TriMet awards Mobile App contract to GlobeSherpa favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - TriMet has awarded GlobeSherpa a contract to develop the next generation of Mobile Apps as part of the transit agencies switch to electronic fares, the local high tech company announced Thursday. According to GlobeSherpa, the $2.5 million contract calls for all riders to be able...
  • 2014 Mitsubishi MiEV: Bargain basement electric car favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - It's almost hard to write a serious review of a car that looks as silly as the MiEV. With its bulbous cab and skinny tires, Mitsubishi's tiny all-electric car appears to have escaped from a carnival ride. You expect it to come packed with clowns...
  • Merkley gets second senior endorsement favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Union-affiliated group backs senator's re-election. U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley has been endorsed by another national group, the Alliance for Retired Americans, which praises the Oregon Democrat’s record on behalf of older Americans. The group’s executive director, Richard Fiesta, was as critical of Merkley’s Republican opponent...
  • Could BC Become a 100% Renewable Energy Region? Part 1 of a 4-Part Series favicon BCSEA (Yesterday) - Subtitle:  Electricity and Buildings Don't promote No They’re doing it in Germany: 140 regions of the country have set a goal to become 100% renewable energy regions, covering 30% of Germany’s land and 26% of her people, as we learnt in the June BCSEA...
  • Could BC Become a 100% Renewable Energy Region? Part 4 favicon BCSEA (Yesterday) - Subtitle:  What Will It Take? Promote to chapter block No This is a personal essay of exploration, not a formal statement of the BCSEA’s position. During the first three parts in this series, I found that becoming a 100% renewable energy region is mostly...
  • Using Vintage To Your Advantage: Turning Grandma’s Closet into Extra Cash She Can Use favicon Sustainablog (Yesterday) - Image credit: Shutterstock “Everything old is new again.” Modern fashion is fabulously inclusive. The New Look – a full skirt with a cinched waist – dominated the 1950s. Shoulder pads reigned in the ‘80s. Today, I’m not surprised when both looks walk by me...
  • AMR's Clackamas County team wins national competition favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Clackamas County paramedic Ken Schey and EMT Jason Mitro took top honors this month at AMR's Fifth Annual National Clinical Cup Competition. On Aug. 17 in Denver, teams from across the U.S. competed in a scenario-based competition testing their patient safety and clinical care skills...
  • Police hunting MAX flasher favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - The Transit Police Division is asking the public to help to identify a suspect who exposed himself to a woman on a MAX train. Police have released a picture of the suspect taken from a surveillance video. The suspect appears to be an African American...
  • Study finds few differences in organic milk or health of dairy herds favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - There’s no significant nutritional differences between organic and regular milk, or in the health of cows on the two types of dairy farms, according to new research by Oregon State University and other academics. Nearly 300 small dairy farms in Oregon, New York and Wisconsin...
  • Mark Edlen to join PDC board favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Mayor Charlie Hales has tapped Portland developer Mark Edlen to join the Portland Development Commission board. Edlen, the chief executive of Portland’s Gerding Edlen Development, would replace Scott Andrews, a senior executive with the Melvin Mark companies whose term expired in early July. “Mark is...
  • Citizen panel weighs in against top-two primary favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Measure 90 one of two undergoing review. When Edna Campbell of Jefferson joined 19 other voters for a study this week, she had a definite opinion on Measure 90, which would change Oregon’s 110-year-old primary election system. “I came in all for it,” she said....
  • Cautious optimism for BC’s renovated residential energy conservation programs favicon BCSEA (Yesterday) - Subtitle:  Energy efficiency & conservation save money and cut greenhouse gas emissions BC’s utilities take the lead; but the government still has a critical role Don't promote No There is some good news for our pocketbooks, the comfort of our homes and the efficiency...
  • A creperie controversy favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Complaints from a competitor force young cheer coach to adjust her recipe for success Cheerleading coach Haley Russell just wanted to make crepes and be her own boss. That’s why Russell, 20, took a 10-day course in France, practiced as a cook at Kat’s Crepes...
  • Maddi's mom vows to tame the 'hideous' perils of Petes Mountain Road favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - After losing her daughter in a crash, Carrie Higgins is committed to ending recklessness on the perilous stretch of rural road Some two months after her daughter died in a car accident on Petes Mountain Road in unincorporated West Linn, Carrie Higgins visits the crash...
  • Taming Petes Mountain Road favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - After losing her daughter in a crash, Carrie Higgins is committed to ending recklessness on the perilous stretch of rural road {img:47732}Some two months after her daughter died in a car accident on Petes Mountain Road in unincorporated West Linn, Carrie Higgins still visits the...
  • A royal return favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - West Linn High School's Emma Waibel, 2014 Rose Festival Queen, prepares for her senior year of high school When Emma Waibel’s name was announced as the 2014 Rose Festival Queen June 7, she and the other princesses holding hands onstage didn’t react the way they...
  • Online guide to Portland transportation needs posted favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - The Portland Bureau of Transportation has posted an online guide to the city's maintenance and safety needs. The Portland Transportation Needs Guidebook was posted on PBOT's website as Mayor Charlie Hales and Commissioner Steve Novick are urging the City Council to approve a street fee...
  • Why Ignoring Global Warming Is Like Driving Across a Rickety Bridge favicon Mother Jones (Yesterday) - Earlier this week, the non-profit group WWF-UK sent out this twitpic: Would you keep driving? #climatechange pic.twitter.com/4D5XyTVsNU — WWF UK (@wwf_uk) August 18, 2014 As of this writing, it had been retweeted some 1,800 times. Like the excellent medical analogy (which compares ignoring global...
  • EWG Celebrates 2nd Annual Chris Campbell Award Reception favicon Enviroblog (Yesterday) - ...
  • Highrise fire extinguished in downtown Portland favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - More than 60 firefighters rushed to extinguish a fire on the roof of the 15-story Yeon Building in downtown Portland overnight. According to Portland Fire & Rescue, the fire burned an area approximately 25 feet in circumference before it was put out. The cause and...
  • 13 Republican Climate Deniers Who Want to Be President favicon Mother Jones (Yesterday) - This story originally appeared on Grist and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. It's hard to believe, surveying the GOP field of possible presidential nominees, but back in 2008 the parties were not that far apart on climate change. Sen....
  • Fewer blacks own keys to a home favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - If they buy at all, African-Americans look outside city core Portland is continuing to lose African-American homeowners, despite a recovery in the city’s housing market. The latest U.S. Census data show only 29.5 percent of black households in Portland owned their homes in 2012, down...
  • Want to share that ride? Not so fast, city says favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Officials want more time to consider allowing mobile apps linking riders, drivers Mobile ride-hailing applications such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar are getting rave reviews from users in cities across the globe.  But Uber drivers are not navigating the streets of Portland just yet. Portland...

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