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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Worker Falls into 15′ Concrete Foundation Hole

Posted by Brett Reckamp on November 24, 2014
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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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What to do with the Mt Tabor Reservoir?

Posted by Brett Reckamp on November 18, 2014
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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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Deported

Posted by Steve Leader on November 13, 2014
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A fugitive from Austria managed to spend several weeks living in Portland, until his recent arrest by federal agents.

Prosecutors in Austria say Stefan Wiebogen, 22,  stabbed his mother thirty times in the neck and left her body in her apartment.

Authorities say Wiebogen entered the U.S. through Atlanta in early September.  A tip led to …

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A Murderer May Be At The Wheel

Posted by Steve Leader on November 5, 2014
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This gold, 2001, Ford Focus 4-door, is similar to a car that Portland Police officers tried to pull over early this morning during a traffic stop.   Police had to end the pursuit because the suspect vehicle was swerving into oncoming traffic.

Portland Police believe a homocide suspect is driving that car.  He is David Kalac, 33.  He has an active warrant …

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