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Aug 9, 2012
the ultimate trek
Having outgrown their previous reside at Woodlawn Park, Trek in the Park is beaming its signature fun to a new location: the beautiful Cathedral Park beneath the St. Johns Bridge,...
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Jul 18, 2012
Long Story [Short]
A 12-year veteran of Portland Fire and Rescue’s Dive Team, Lt. Rich Tyler is one of very few people to have experienced the murky netherworld that lies below the surface of the Willamette River.
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Jun 22, 2012
Rainmaker
A vending machine visionary gambles on touchscreen technology.
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May 24, 2012
Long Story [Short]
Award-winning Portland author Ismet Prcic offers a glimpse of growing up in war-torn Bosnia, his struggles with PTSD, and the therapeutic power of writing.
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Apr 27, 2012
Rainmaker
He speaks for the trees.
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Apr 27, 2012
Long Story [Short]
At the end of this year, Portland’s famously ornery city councilman and former fire lieutenant will retire. So...what’s next for Randy Leonard?
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Mar 16, 2012
1900s Harvey Scott A statue atop Mount Tabor pays tribute to Scott’s five-decade reign as editor of the Oregonian. A conservative Republican, he promoted the Oregon Historical Society and the...
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Mar 16, 2012
THE BIJOU This demure downtown café has been the place to talk development and political strategy since it first served (pre-buzzword) local and organic chow three decades ago. WHO’S...
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Mar 16, 2012
THE SCHNITZERS HAROLD & ARLENE The late patriarch started out polishing metal in his dad’s scrapyard—then, with wife Arlene, built a vast real estate empire and a philanthropic legacy that...
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Mar 16, 2012
SCROLL THE ROSTERS of Portland’s influential boards of directors and high-octane commissions and you’ll notice a certain repetition: the name of 47-year-old businessman Charles Wilhoite. This...
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