Tilikum Crossing to get LIT UP with Aesthetic Lighting

Posted by Brett Reckamp on December 3, 2014
Tilikum Crossing Bridge Reflective

Tri Met is lighting up the Tilikum Crossing again as part of their seasonal aesthetic lighting experiment.  It’s designed to beautify the city.  Below is a release sent out Wednesday evening that describes the effort.

Lighting showcases design features of the cable-stay bridge and reflects activity in the Willamette River

Starting Thursday night, a second test of the aesthetic lighting on the …

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Oregon Woman Fears For Her Daughter In Prison Overseas

Posted by Jim Ferretti on December 3, 2014
Stacey Addison

Feeling frustrated and scared at the same time, Bernadette Kero tells me her daughter, Stacey Addison has done nothing wrong.

Talking with me from her Klamath Falls home, Kero says her daughter is a victim of circumstance that could happen to anyone traveling abroad.

It was September with Addison shared a ride with a man in the small Southeast Asian Country of …

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Worker Falls into 15′ Concrete Foundation Hole

Posted by Brett Reckamp on November 24, 2014
MAN HOLE 1

Portland Fire and Rescue crews were called to a job site Monday after at 3127 SW Champlain after a construction worker was found unconscious at the bottom of a 15′ hole.  They’re still looking into how or why he fell, but he was down there alone.  Fortunately, they did not bury him in concrete.

PF&R used a rope and pulley system …

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He’s The First

Posted by Steve Leader on November 20, 2014
Ben Allen Riggs

It’s no longer just pimps who are getting busted for trafficking child prostitutes.  For the first time in an Oregon federal court a man who bought sex and, in the process, helped exploit a child, was convicted and sentenced this week. Riggs Sentencing Memo

Ben Allen Riggs, 64, from Oregon City,  violated federal sex trafficking laws when he paid a 14-year …

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What to do with the Mt Tabor Reservoir?

Posted by Brett Reckamp on November 18, 2014
mt tabor

The first of two scheduled public meetings to discuss three options for Mt Tabor was held Tuesday night at Warner Pacific College.  Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish and Amanda Fritz heard from citizens who chimed in on three options.

1) Drain the reservoir and leave it empty

2) Keep the water there, but maintain it

3) Spend approximately $40 million dollars to make …

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