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Apr 9, 2010
Earlier this week I posted a four-point plan for getting over the fact Portland’s no longer the top-ranked cycling city (According to Bicycling Magazine, that honor now belongs to Minneapolis.)...
Apr 7, 2010
So if you haven’t heard yet, Portland was knocked off its lofty perch as America’s top biking city yesterday. That’s right. According to Bicycling Magazine the fairer half of the twin-cities,...
Apr 6, 2010
When it comes to nabbing endorsements on being Oregon’s next governor, John Kitzhaber and his cowboy boots appear more like leather-clad steamrollers. In the past couple of weeks, he’s smashed his...
Mar 30, 2010
Well, here’s an idea that’ll keep some of those new America the Beautiful quarters in your pocket. Last week, the National Park Service announced that for National Park Week (April 17 – 25) they’d...
Mar 1, 2010
Okay, Geocachers—time to gear up. The City of Gresham is sponsoring a hunt for the GPS-enabled, treasure-chasers among us. (I know you’re out there, the sport was invented here after...
Feb 1, 2010
"Mount St Helens"
Sure, Mount St. Helens is right in our backyard. But don’t let the stone’s-throw proximity fool you. If you’re thinking about an adventure to the summit of its famously flattened cinder cone later...
Jan 14, 2010
Forget shovels and pick axes. If Northwest Trail Alliance (formerly Portland United Mountain Pedalers) members get their wish, the next mile of newly laid singletrack trail that you ride will have...
Jan 8, 2010
Thanks to Metro, 2010 has started off with a bang for urban wildlife lovers. Today the parks-loving governmental body announced that they have purchased 1,143-acres of open space in the Chehalem...
Dec 18, 2009
Santa’s not the only one making the long trek down from the polar north next week. Late December and January is whale migration season in the Northwest.
During the next month or so up to 18,000...
Dec 10, 2009
If you live out in the southwestern burbs, here’s a good reason to cancel those happy hour plans at Wanker’s.
Tonight is the last of Metro’s public open houses being held to discuss the new...
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