$35,000 Worth of Instruments Donated To SE Portland School

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on September 17, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — StubHub and the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation have donated $35,000 worth of instruments to Ron Russell Middle School in the David Douglas School District in Southeast Portland.

The presentation of instruments was done in an assembly in front of the entire student body of 900 on Thursday morning.

Ron Russell has six bands and six orchestras.  Students say they love …

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Two Local Contestants To Appear On “American Ninja Warrior” TV Show

Posted by Pat Boyle on July 6, 2015
Kim on Ninja

Photo courtesy of Kim Liszka

PORTLAND, Ore. — Season 7 of NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” airs tonight at 8:00pm and the all military contestant special will feature two veterans from Portland and Hillsboro.  The show is an obstacle course competition with a grand prize of a million dollars.

Kim Liszka who served in the Army says her boyfriend built her a homemade obstacle …

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Journey Drummer Arrested on Abuse Charges

Posted by mworkhoven on June 30, 2015

SALEM, Ore. — The drummer for the rock band Journey is facing charges in Marion County for domestic assault and menacing.

Police were called to Deen Castronovo’s home in Salem on a report  of a disturbance and he ended up being arrested on the assault charges. He is scheduled to enter a plea today. He’s currently out on bail.

Castronovo was recently …

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Louie Louie Sing-a-Long

Posted by Mike Turner on June 25, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — A few hundred gathered at City Hall on Thursday to celebrate Louie Louie Day by singing along with The Kingsmen, a marching band and group from the Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls.

Kingsman member Mike Mitchell, KISN Good Guy Roger Hart and Music Millennium owner Terry Currier were there to remember when the Kingsmen and Paul Revere and …

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Nickelback Cancels Northwest Shows

Posted by Anna Erickson on June 20, 2015

Photo Courtesy of Nickelback.com

PORTLAND, Ore. — Nickelback cancelled the two shows Friday night.

The band announced on Twitter that Friday night’s show at Amphitheater Northwest in Ridgefield and Saturday’s show at the Gorge Amphitheater in Washington was canceled because lead singer Chad Kroeger is sick.

The Northwest shows were the first of Nickelback’s tour across the U.S.

The shows will not be rescheduled …

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