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  • Voters to decide marijuana legalization favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Oregon, Alaska have ballot measures. Voters will decide Nov. 4 whether Oregon joins other states to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. The state Elections Division confirmed Tuesday that the initiative measure obtained enough signatures to qualify for a statewide vote. The measure would leave...
  • MHS track coach arrested on sex abuse charges involving student athlete favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Madras High School's head track and field coach, Melissa Marie Bowerman, 43, was arrested Monday on allegations of sexual abuse of a 17-year-old boy on the track team. Following an investigation, Oregon State Police arrested Bowerman early July 21, at her home in Fossil, on...
  • City releases draft Comp Plan favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Portlanders can now review the draft Comprehensive Land Use Plan updated that will guide future growth after it has been approved by the City Council. The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability released the draft Comp Plan — as it is commonly called — on its...
  • Teen Body Burden – Where Are They Now? favicon Enviroblog (Today) - ...
  • Could a Spillway Bar Pavilion Manage Seine Flooding in Paris? favicon Inhabitat (Today) - With water levels rising worldwide, there’s a very real risk of floods in any city that has a river at its core, and architect Dr. Margot Krasojević has envisioned a dynamic pavilion that could play a vital role in Paris’ flood control infrastructure. An enclosed...
  • NRDC: Polluter Partnership Wrong to Reject Climate Action favicon NRDC (Today) - WASHINGTON (July 22, 2014) – The following is a statement from Peter Altman, Climate Campaign director at the Natural Resources Defense Council, on misguided complaints issued today by the Partnership for a Better Energy Future about proposed first-ever federal limits on carbon pollution from the...
  • 7 Plants That May Save the World favicon Inhabitat (Today) - Read the rest of 7 Plants That May Save the World Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", bio fuel, Bio-Architecture, bio-fertilizer, bio-remediation, Climate Change, green materials, green roof, greenroofs, living roofs, Perennial food plants, plants, sustainable forestry ...
  • ODOT flips the switch on more Highway 217 traffic signs favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Advisory speeds, real-time information designed to improve safety, reduce congestion New signs designed to improve safety, reduce secondary crashes and provide drivers with real-time travel information were switched on Tuesday morning along Highway 217. The signs are the second in a series of Oregon Department...
  • Dear LEGO employees, favicon Greenpeace (Today) - Hi. My name is Ian and I'm a campaigner with Greenpeace. I'm also a new dad and a big fan of LEGO. She's a little young now, but I know that in a few years my baby girl will be building her own dreams out...
  • The Strange Relationship Between Global Warming Denial and…Speaking English favicon Mother Jones (Today) - Here in the United States, we fret a lot about global warming denial. Not only is it a dangerous delusion, it's an incredibly prevalent one. Depending on your survey instrument of choice, we regularly learn that substantial minorities of Americans deny, or are skeptical...
  • How to Make Popsicles with Common Household Materials [Recipe] favicon Sustainablog (Today) -   Summer is here and it’s a great time to invite your children into the kitchen to mix up a batch of homemade popsicles. Your family can have a cool treat without worrying if it’s filled with mystery ingredients. From citrus and herbs to fruit...
  • Metro talks trash, digs up hard lesson on recycling favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Attention Portlanders, environmental expert Ed Humes has something to say. You are not as special as you think. In fact, when it comes to saving the world, you could learn a lesson from WalMart. According to Humes, the average Portlander generates slightly more solid waste...
  • Novick poll: Tax the rich to repair streets favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Commissioner Steve Novick has finally found a street fee that most Portlanders support — one that only the rich pay. Novick and Mayor Charlie Hales have struggled for months to find a new source of revenue for funding street maintenance and safety improvement projects. They...
  • California Halts Injection of Fracking Waste, Warning it May Be Contaminating Aquifers favicon Mother Jones (Today) - This story was originally published on ProPublica. California officials have ordered an emergency shut-down of 11 oil and gas waste injection sites and a review more than 100 others in the state's drought-wracked Central Valley out of fear that companies may have been pumping...
  • One of life’s hard-to-believe moments: Drilling holes in a nuclear reactor favicon Greenpeace (Today) - Switzerland's cheese is famous for its holes and now one of the country's nuclear reactors is infamous for the same reason.I don't know about you but I'm terrible at home improvements and DIY. Ask me to hang a picture on the wall and the picture...
  • Freddys' story tied up nicely with a bow favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Journalist Leeson brings merchant Fred Meyer's story to life Sometimes the best questions are those that are so obvious that no one bothers to ask them. Imagine this scenario: You are driving home from work. Halfway home you realize you have nothing for dinner. No...
  • Governor candidates sharpen differences favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Kitzhaber, Richardson jab during first debate at newspaper gathering Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber and Republican rival Dennis Richardson have laid out clear differences for the fall campaign. Richardson seeks to paint Kitzhaber as someone voters should not have elected a record third time, let alone...
  • Estonia tour touched hearts, lives favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Oregon City chamber choir steps into Baltic nation's proud history When I mentioned to friends and family members that I planned on traveling to Estonia this summer, I was met with a variety of responses. Most had no idea where the country was, while a...
  • Hersh fighting for Portland State favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - It's 'not pretty,' but former baseball exec sticks with plans to make Viks relevant David Hersh hasnÂ’t changed all that much from the boy wonder who served as general manager of the Triple-A baseball Portland Beavers from 1979-83. Hersh is much older, of course. He...
  • Margaret Carter's family values favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - First black woman in Oregon's Legislature returns to private life When Margaret Carter retired last week after six decades of work — and three decades in Oregon public life — she returned to her family. Carter has nine children, 26 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. But...
  • Historian visits Lincoln exhibit at OHS favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Doris Kearns Goodwin: 'This stuff is amazing' With six books and countless appearances to her name, Doris Kearns Goodwin is usually not at a loss for words. But many of the items in an Oregon Historical Society exhibit on Abraham LincolnÂ’s legacy left Goodwin, author...
  • Portland to release draft Comp Plan favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Get ready for planning overload — if you're not feeling it already. The city is set to release the draft of its comprehensive land-use plan update on Tuesday, complete with its own webpage that features goals, policies, proposed infrastructure projects and maps. The Planning and...
  • City Council to consider sending parks measure to ballot favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Commissioner Amanda Fritz will ask the City Council to refer a parks bond measure to the November 4 General Election ballot at its Wednesday, July 24, meeting. Fritz is proposing a measure authorizing a property tax backed-bond to raise up to $68 million for maintenance...
  • How to Reduce Food Waste: 3 More Ideas favicon Sustainablog (Yesterday) - Yep, we’re all about creative ideas for reducing food waste… and we’re just thrilled to see a few more. You’ve likely heard this scary statistic: 40% of the US’ food gets wasted along the supply chain. Most of that occurs towards the end, at retailers, restaurants,...
  • Markum Inn destroyed by fire favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Early Sunday morning fire burns down local landmark Multiple fire agencies battled a five-alarm fire at the Markum Inn in the early hours of Sunday July 20 that destroyed the local landmark. The 911 call was received at 4:26 a.m. when a passing motorist saw...
  • Sinclair's hat trick leads streaking Thorns favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - There is a reason why Portland Thorns striker Christine Sinclair is known as one of the best offensive weapons in the world. After a somewhat lackluster season in which she had scored just four goals, Sinclair was simply unstoppable on Sunday afternoon against the Boston...
  • Former Gov. Atiyeh dies at 91 favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Led Oregon out of 1980s recession. Tributes are being paid to Vic Atiyeh, the governor who led Oregon out of the 1982 recession and laid the economic foundations for international trade and high technology. Atiyeh, a Republican who was governor from 1979 to 1987, died...
  • Slaughter-Free Milk Is Great For Cows, But Not The Environment favicon Mother Jones (Yesterday) - If you don't eat beef because you feel sorry for those cows in Chick-fil-A ads, then you probably shouldn't drink milk either. The typical male calf born to a dairy cow becomes veal. The typical female is milked for five years—a quarter of her...
  • Former Gov. Atiyeh is dead favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Led Oregon out of 1980s recession. Tributes are being paid to Vic Atiyeh, the governor who led Oregon out of the 1982 recession and laid the economic foundations for international trade and high technology. Atiyeh, a Republican who was governor from 1979 to 1987, died...
  • Former Gov. Vic Atiyeh dies at 91 favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Republicans and Democrats remember him as strong leader Victor G. Atiyeh, who was governor of Oregon from 1979 to 1987, died on Sunday at PortlandÂ’s Providence St. Vincent Medical Center Atiyeh, who was 91, died from complications of renal failure, according to a family spokesman....

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