Dentist To Colleagues: Honor Veterans With Me

Posted by Steve Leader on October 22, 2014
Dr. Laura Matin

A Northwest Portland dentist, Dr. Laura Matin, plans to treat up to 14 military veterans to free dental care on Veteran’s Day.

Matin says veterans give so much.   She says this is one way to pay them back.

According to Matin, hers is a solo effort.   She encourages other Oregon dentists to treat military veterans free on their day, November 11th.

Matin says …

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Hillsboro Apartment Fire

Posted by Anna Erickson on October 12, 2014


HILLSBORO, Ore. – Four families have been displaced by a kitchen fire that flared up in one of the apartments at the a twelve unit complex on SE Oak Street just before 7pm Saturday.  Fire crews got there finding flames coming from the roof of the apartment building.  When firefighters went into the kitchen, they found the fire had traveled …

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Apple Jack

Posted by Mr BBQ on October 11, 2014

Taking a historical note to today’s recipe. 1911 Jasper Newton ‘Jack’ Daniel died. Founder of Jack Daniel’s whiskey distillery in Lynchburg, TN. How about we do the APPLE JACK! JACK!

Ingredients: 1.5oz. Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey, 6oz fresh apple cider, cinnamon stick, ice.

Preparation: In a collins glass, add ice, whiskey, gently pour in cider. Stir, add cinnamon stick for garnish, toast …

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Mother Asks For Mercy

Posted by Steve Leader on October 8, 2014
Illegal Drugs

Photo courtesy: Associated Press

A 34-year old homeless mother from Tacoma, accused of breastfeeding her toddler methamphetamine, marijuana and crack cocaine, is fighting the charges.

Iuni Malo is asking for a new lawyer.  She told a court she’s a single mother of eight children, whose fathers are not in the picture.   She says a felony conviction would only make things worse.

The Tacoma …

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Peeled Apple

Posted by Steve Leader on October 1, 2014

Photo courtesy: Associated Press

Two former managers from Apple shared their stories, on a podcast, about what it was like working for the company.  The toll on employees, who helped create the i-Phone, i-Pad, and more, are clear.

Listen to the podcast here.