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Op-Ed: Anti-abortionists freak out over Planned Parenthood ice cream

Portland - When an ice cream shop in Portland, Oregon dedicated a flavor to Planned Parenthood, the anti-abortion crowd decided to bring the crazy.
In the Media by Megan Hamilton

Op-Ed: Is your summer BBQ missing something? Try serving cheese fondue Special

San Francisco - Summertime is a time for backyard barbecues and easy-to-make foods that please gatherings on warm evenings when being outside is best. Is your BBQ in need of a little something more than burgers and hot dogs?
Digital Journal Report by Jonathan Farrell

Op-Ed: 'Racial profile,' white male allegedly plans Oregon school attack

Albany - Grant Alan Acord, 17, was arrested Saturday, for allegedly building bombs with the intent of blowing up West Albany High School. He is a junior at the school and was inspired by the Columbine massacre, authorities say.
In the Media by Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi

Three killed in shooting at Portland, Oregon shopping mall

Portland - A gunman opened fire on a crowd doing their Christmas shopping in a mall at 11900 Southeast 82nd Ave., Portland, Tuesday, killing two people and wounding a third before apparently killing himself. The incident happened at about 3: 20 p.m.local time.
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus - 3 comments

White supremacist couple indicted on murder charges

Portland - A federal grand jury in Portland indicted a militant white supremacist couple on murder charges this past Thursday after the pair allegedly unleashed a wave of terror across the Pacific Northwest region that left four dead last fall.
In the Media by Shawn Kay - 3 comments

Video: Veteran's rally for Bradley Manning in Oakland (update)

Oakland - A rally and occupation action for accused whistleblower Bradley Manning was held at President Obama's campaign headquarters in Oakland and Portland on August 16. 12 people were arrested. Updated with photos.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 1 comment

Oregon author loves creating a scene Special

Baker City - Oregonian memoirist Jennifer Lauck is a professional writer who loves to create scenes and draw attention to her work, whether it is teaching a class or writing her next bestseller.
Digital Journal Report by Scott Ungerecht

Op-Ed: A dog is a child's best friend

Baker City - As adults, we have all heard different versions of how a boy meets a girl and they fall in love, but have you heard the latest tale of how a boy met a puppy at a rodeo and fell in love?
In the Media by Scott Ungerecht - 9 comments

American brewery cancels offensive 'Kali-ma', apologizes to India

Portland - An American brewery company has apologized for naming a beer after Hindu goddess Kali and said it is currently hunting for a new name to label its product, amidst protests in the Indian parliament.
In the Media by Pratidnya Bhat - 16 comments

NBA: Aldridge leads Trail Blazers past Raptors Special

Toronto - Having a 30-20 night is a special feat and not accomplished every day in the NBA. On Friday night the Toronto Raptors returned home from a winless three-game road trip and fell victim to the LaMarcus Aldridge show at the Air Canada Centre.
Digital Journal Report by Aman Dhanoa - 3 comments

Starbucks to start selling alcohol in outlets by the end of 2012

In an attempt to boost evening sales, Starbucks is planning to sell beer and wine in up to seven new outlets by the end of 2012.
In the Media by Christopher Bates - 1 comment

19 arrests made at Occupy Portland as flag is hung upside Down

Portland - "This is a peaceful protest! We have the right to assemble!" demonstrators chanted late Saturday night. It was after park hours at Shemanski Park, yet a couple hundred protesters still remained to confront the clean-up crew in open hostility.
In the Media by Nancy Houser

Mysterious tofu explosion has investigators puzzled

Portland - A mysterious explosion that occurred in Portland, Ore. has investigators puzzled. On Nov. 28, shortly after 8:15 p.m., fire crews arrived at an apartment building located on the 300 block of Northwest Fifth Avenue.
In the Media by Leigh Goessl

Grocery store refuses to let woman pay with change

Portland - An Oregon woman says a Save-a-Lot grocery store refused to allow her to pay for her purchase with change when she recently went to the market with her last thirty-two dollars she had saved in a tin can.
In the Media by Kim I. Hartman - 9 comments

Portland, Oregon company making oil from discarded plastic Special

Portland - Portland, Oregon-based Agilyx is turning used industrial and municipal plastic waste into synthetic crude oil - and gaining some important allies in their effort to reduce waste and create jobs.
Digital Journal Report by Andrew Reeves - 1 comment

Portland’s struggle for equality, environment, and human rights Special

Portland - While Portland may be ahead of the game in many of the social issues, there is still work to do, according to the proponents of change in the areas of equality, environment and human rights.
Digital Journal Report by Carol Forsloff

Wall of heroes speaks of Portland leadership in women’s rights Special

Portland’s progressive experience has been highlighted nationally; but its reputation came with struggles of its own, many of them inspired by newcomers and youth and no better outlined than at Portland State University and its wall of women heroes.
Digital Journal Report by Carol Forsloff - 1 comment

Featured artist in Oregon loves glass Special

Baker City - Friday, June 3, 2011 - Glass blower & artist John Nelson traveled 300 miles from Portland, Oregon to display his beautiful exhibit of glass art at the Crossroads Art Center in Baker City. After all, it was a big moment for him.
Digital Journal Report by Scott Ungerecht - 1 comment

Cleanest and dirtiest cities in America: Portland and New Orleans Special

Portland - Time Magazine has recently released a list of the ten dirtiest cities in America, which hearkens to what citizens value in various regions of the country and what the culture decides takes critical importance in how money is spent as well.
Digital Journal Report by Carol Forsloff - 4 comments

Rose Festival shows off unique style of Portland town Special

Portland - Portland put on its rosy face to celebrate its annual festival of roses and fun-filled days that herald the opening of summer and to the world the town’s unique, progressive style, reflected in its floral-decorated floats and folks of many hues.
Digital Journal Report by Carol Forsloff - 3 comments

Citizen data project to measure radiation levels in Japan Special

An organisation is raising money to provide devices to measure radiation in Japan. The aim of the project is to collect all this data together and make it freely available online.
Digital Journal Report by Lynn Morris - 1 comment

Portland, Oregon offers themed hotel packages

Portland - From swinging through trees to an eclectic dining scene, Portland offers a variety of diverse itineraries for visitors this summer. Get your adrenaline pumping with an outdoor adventure package, then pamper yourself with a refreshing culinary experience.
In the Media by Bryen Dunn

NBA: Dallas survives game one with an 89-81 win over Portland

Dallas - The Dallas Mavericks have been struggling in the first round as they have been knocked out in 2007 and 2008. The Trailblazers have been on a roll since the Gerald Wallace trade, and to the dismay of the Mavs everyone is picking another first round upset.
In the Media by Austin Tyler

NBA: Portland gets big win over Magic in Dwight Howard’s absence

Orlando - The Magic are led by Dwight Howard, and everyone knew with him out the Magic will struggle. They proved us wrong as they kept it close to the end. Howard’s name has been brought up in the MVP race, but this suspension may cost him.
In the Media by Kristofor Molson

Dining on lobster, Maine sets record lobster harvest in 2010 Special

Portland - Maine lobstermen had a record setting year with 93.4 million pounds of lobster harvested in 2010, breaking the previous years record of 81.2 million pounds. Lobster can be found on menu's served deep fried, steamed, sauteed in butter or as a lobster roll.
Digital Journal Report by Kim I. Hartman - 1 comment

NBA: Aldridge scores career-high 42 to help Blazers edge Bulls

Portland - Looks like LaMarcus Aldridge is taking this All-Star snub personal as he has been putting up some good stats his last five games. The Bulls are a top dog in the East, but Aldridge and the Blazers put them in their place on this West Coast road trip.
In the Media by Kristofor Molson

NBA: More knee problems for the Portland Trailblazers

Portland - In a franchise that has been known for knee injuries to key players, another important player will face knee surgery that will probably end his season.
In the Media by Kristofor Molson

NBA: Roy on the shelf again for Portland

Portland - Brandon Roy star of the Portland Trail Blazers will most likely miss the rest of the season or be out for a significant amount of time with arthroscopic surgery on both of his knees next week.
In the Media by Kristofor Molson - 1 comment

Portland police investigate two officer-involved shootings

Portland - Police cars and other emergency vehicles filled the area around 82nd and Powell today as officers investigated an officer-involved shooting. This is the second officer-involved shooting since the start of the new year.
In the Media by Jenna Griffith

Traveling through America the Beautiful Special

Today marks one of those moments in history when Americans are divided on matters like health care. As Democrats and Republicans wrangle, however, most folks who have traveled across America hear in their hearts a great song despite political divides.
Digital Journal Report by Carol Forsloff - 7 comments
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A statue of Teddy Roosevelt stands in the Park blocks of Portland, a walkable area of lawns and walkways with flowers and shrubs.
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Fan malfunction during televised Knicks/Portland game.
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Ornamental glass paraphernalia is presented along Portland, Oregon waterfront.
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Marchers portray with flags the various groups that call Portland home.
Marchers portray with flags the various groups that call Portland home.
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John F. Kennedy was reported to have sat in this chair when he wrote some of his most dramatic speec...
John F. Kennedy was reported to have sat in this chair when he wrote some of his most dramatic speeches. It was purchased for the Benson Hotel, where it presently resides in the Presidential Suite.
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Occupy Portland protesters gathering at
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Beautiful homes, some historical loom over the alabaster city of Portland, Oregon
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Occupy Portland is a peaceful protest that began on October 6  2011 in downtown Portland  Oregon. It...
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Occupy Portland is a peaceful protest that began on October 6, 2011 in downtown Portland, Oregon. It is based on the Occupy Wall Street movement that began in New York City on September 17, 2011.
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Cheese fondue is still served at Der Rheinlander Restaurant in Portland  Oregon.
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Cheese fondue is still served at Der Rheinlander Restaurant in Portland, Oregon.
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Here are teens living on the streets of Portland in the slum area, a place that is known for human trafficking
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Portland's beauty is reflected in its roses, walkability and going green.
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This tree float by PGE symbolizes Oregon's "green" status.
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Damian Lillard  the point guard for the Portland Trailblazers
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Damian Lillard, the point guard for the Portland Trailblazers
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