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  • 25-yr-old naked man playing violin at courthouse jailed

    05/27/2014 3:59:09 AM PDT · by bkopto · 27 replies
    Mid-Day ^ | May 27, 2014 | staff
    Portland: A naked man, playing violin in front of a downtown Portland courthouse on Saturday, refused to walk to a squad car and had to be carried by police. Police say they are not sure of the man’s identity. He told them his name is Matthew T Mglej and that he is 25 years old. Even the brand of the violin remains unknown. Mglej was jailed under the Portland city code forbidding indecent exposure. Police say they warned the man numerous times about his ‘lack of attire’, but he refused to dress himself or leave public view. City police refrain...
  • Bar owner must pay banned transgender group

    09/01/2013 11:53:17 AM PDT · by narses · 70 replies
    The Socialist-Review ^ | 1 September 2013
    PORTLAND – A Portland bar owner has been ordered to pay about $400,000 to a group of transgendered people he banned from his establishment last year. The Bureau of Labor and Industries civil rights division imposed the penalty against Chris Penner, owner of the Twilight Room Annex, the Oregonian reported Friday. Eleven people will share in the penalty, with amounts ranging from $20,000 to $50,000. It’s the first penalty imposed under the 2007 Oregon Equality Act, which protects the rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Oregonians in employment, housing and public places. Some other complaints ended in settlements. The...
  • New archbishop fueled by 'New Evangelization' (Video at the site)

    01/29/2013 3:37:58 PM PST · by Salvation · 16 replies
    CatholicSentinel.org ^ | 01-29-13 | Ed Langlois
    1/29/2013 7:29:00 AMNew archbishop fueled by 'New Evangelization' Archbishop-designate Alexander Sample discusses his new assignment as leader of the Archdiocese of Portland. Catholic Sentinel photo by Jon DeBellisArchbishop-designate Alexander Sample talks with the press about his new assignment as archbishop for the Archdiocese of Portland. Outgoing Archbishop John Vlazny looks on. Archbishop-designate Alexander Sample Archbishop Vlazny: 'Our prayers have been answered' Statement from Archbishop John G. Vlazny on the naming of a new archbishop for Portland: “It is with heartfelt appreciation to our heavenly Father and our Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, that I welcome my successor, the eleventh...
  • Portland police arrest Tre Arrow on domestic-violence assault allegation (Comic relief)

    03/06/2012 3:37:25 PM PST · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | March 6, 2012 | Maxine Bernstein
    Tre Arrow, enviro-nut Portland police today arrested Tre Arrow on an allegation of domestic-violence related fourth-degree assault. An officer arrested Arrow, 38, at 9:01 a.m. in the 5100 block of Northeast 28th Avenue. He was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center an hour later and is being held on $5,000 bail. Arrow is on the ballot as a candidate for Portland mayor. He became publicly known as the man who sat on a 9-inch window ledge for 11 days at the U.S. Forest Service's Portland headquarters in 2000. Arrow last month filed a prospective nominating petition with Portland's...
  • Mohamud Was Not Entrapped - How easily could you be persuaded to murder thousands of Americans?

    12/09/2010 8:35:25 PM PST · by neverdem · 9 replies
    NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE ^ | December 7, 2010 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    Mohamud Was Not EntrappedHow easily could you be persuaded to murder thousands of Americans? What would someone have to offer to entice you into killing someone? Or to entice you into killing thousands of people? The FBI has just caught Mohamed Osman Mohamud trying to kill 25,000 Americans at a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland. That means the silly season is once again upon us. Not the holiday season — the entrapment season. It comes around, as surely as Cialis commercials follow NFL opening kickoffs, every time the FBI catches a jihadist trying to mass-murder Americans. You may have...
  • Search for Oregon boy who vanished from school grows

    06/07/2010 6:11:37 PM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 42 replies · 201+ views
    AP ^ | 6/7/10 | Anne Peterson
    <p>PORTLAND, Ore. — Investigators trying to find a vanished 7-year-old Oregon boy interviewed nearly 200 of his classmates and their parents as the FBI sent a team to take part in the expanding search.</p> <p>Kyron Horman disappeared sometime after his stepmother left him at his Portland elementary school on Friday morning.</p>
  • Kyron Horman Update: Family in turmoil; two 911 calls Saturday at Horman residence, dad moves out

    07/01/2010 9:30:44 AM PDT · by mojito · 24 replies
    The Examiner ^ | 7/1/2010 | Isabelle Zehnder
    ABC’s “Good Morning America” reports that two 911 calls were made from Kaine and Terri Moulton Horman’s Portland home last weekend, one with alleged threats of some kind lasting 13 minutes. FBI agent and ABC news consultant, Brad Garrett, said to file the type of emergency restraining order that he did, Kaine Horman would have had to make the case that his wife posed an immediate threat to him or their 18-month old daughter, according to Garrett. The restraining order prohibits Terri Horman from having contact with her other children, an older son and the toddler daughter. Kaine Horman is...
  • Kyron Horman's Stepmother Allegedly Tried to Hire Hit Man, Report Says

    07/05/2010 4:26:23 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 1,037 replies · 30+ views
    ABC news, GMA ^ | July 4, 2010 | CLAYTON SANDELL, KRISTIN FRASER and DEAN SCHABNER
    One month after the disappearance of 7-year-old Kyron Horman, police reportedly said a landscaper told them the Oregon boy's stepmother tried to hire him to kill her husband, Kaine Horman. After a month with no trace of Kyron the family still hopes for his safe return.The allegation, first reported in The Oregonian but confirmed by ABC News affiliate KATU-TV in Portland through a source close to the investigation, thickens the cloud of suspicion surrounding Terri Horman, the last person to see Kyron before he went missing on June 4 The landscaper allegedly told police that Terri Horman approached him about...
  • Police seek info. on stepmom of missing Oregon boy

    06/18/2010 4:16:21 PM PDT · by Justaham · 11 replies · 477+ views
    chron.com ^ | 6-18-10 | Steven Dubois
    PORTLAND, Ore. — Detectives investigating the disappearance of a 7-year-old Oregon boy two weeks ago put out a call Friday for information on the whereabouts that day of his stepmother — the last person to see him alive. Investigators refuse to say whether they have a suspect. Police passed out fliers Friday in hopes of jogging the memory of anybody who might have information on Kyron Horman's case, said Capt. Jason Gates of the Multnomah County sheriff's department. A questionnaire that accompanies the flier has gone to everybody who was at Skyline School on June 4, he said. The boy...
  • Police Record Alleged Murder-for-Hire Talk with Terri Horman (stepmother of missing OR boy)

    07/07/2010 3:22:06 PM PDT · by Justaham · 1 replies
    People Magazine ^ | 7-7-10 | Eunice Oh
    The landscaper who claims Kyron Horman's stepmother offered him "a large sum of money" to kill her husband recently went back to Terri Moulton Horman at the request of police, according to a local report. Wearing a body wire and accompanied by an undercover officer during a June 26 meeting, the landscaper told Horman he wanted $10,000 or he'd go to authorities with the alleged murder-for-hire plot, The Oregonian reports. Horman, the stepmother of missing Oregon boy Kyron Horman who has come under police scrutiny, cut off the conversation fairly quickly, sources tell the paper.
  • Cops Search For Missing Portland Second Grader

    06/07/2010 1:14:13 PM PDT · by MarMema · 53 replies · 147+ views
    Americas Most Wanted ^ | 6-6-2010 | Americas Most Wanted
    Authorities in Multnomah County, Ore. say the last reported sighting of Kyron Horman was walking down the hall of Skyline Elementary School on June 4, 2010. Kyron and his stepmother, Terri Moulton Horman, had come to school that morning to attend a science fair. At around 8:45 a.m., Kyron left his stepmom and headed to class. However, cops say, the second grader never made it. When Kyron didn't show up at his school bus stop later that afternoon, his parents called the school. Kyron was nowhere to be found. Over the course of the next few days, air units, canine...
  • Portland Mayor Falls Behind On Mortgages (Democrat Mayor, Oregon)

    06/17/2009 6:17:41 PM PDT · by real_patriotic_american · 13 replies · 747+ views
    KATU ^ | June 17, 2009 | By KATU Staff
    PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Mayor Sam Adams could lose two homes in north Portland after falling behind on his mortgage payments. The homes in question sit side-by-side on North McClellan Street in the Kenton neighborhood and both are now in pre-foreclosure. KATU obtained a copy of two notices of default against the properties, showing the mayor has not paid a mortgage payment on either home for five months. With late fees, that adds up to over $10,000 in back payments. Adams said Tuesday his financial problems stemmed from the fact that he had to pay up front for legal bills...
  • Youth Magnet' Cities (like Portland, Austin) Hit Midlife Crisis (no jobs, but they are cool)

    05/17/2009 4:17:55 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 42 replies · 1,463+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | May 16, 2009 | Conor Dougherty
    In October, as the stock market tanked and the economy shed 400,000 jobs, Matt Singer moved from Oxnard, Calif. to Portland, Ore. He didn't have a job, but he was attracted to the city's offbeat culture and hungered for change. Mr. Singer's plan was to get an editing or writing gig at an alternative weekly newspaper, the job he was doing in California. Seven months later, the 26-year-old is still without a steady job -- and still here. "I wasn't really aware of how bad the job situation was at the time," says Mr. Singer. This drizzly city along the...
  • Oregon Mayor In Sex Dispute Is Staying Put

    01/27/2009 5:39:45 AM PST · by real_patriotic_american · 23 replies · 1,108+ views
    New York Times ^ | January 26, 2009 | Associated Press
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Mayor Sam Adams, who has admitted lying about a sexual relationship with a teenager, said Sunday that he would not resign. A city commissioner, Randy Leonard, told The Associated Press that Mr. Adams had left a phone message in the morning saying he had decided to remain in office. Two other commissioners told The Oregonian of Portland that Mr. Adams, the city’s first openly gay mayor, had told them the same thing. The fourth, Amanda Fritz, declined to comment. Efforts to reach Mr. Adams were unsuccessful. The Oregonian’s editorial page has called for his resignation, as...
  • American Citizen Arrested for Protesting Illegal Alien Activity

    06/17/2008 11:57:20 PM PDT · by DakotaRed · 19 replies · 198+ views
    VictoriaTaft.com | June 17 2008 | Lew Waters
    Portland, Oregon, possibly vying to be the most liberal city on the west coast, recently set up a day labor site for American employers to come and hire Illegal Immigrants looking for work (here and here) The site opened for “business” Monday, June 16, 2008, with little initial interest from local employers, shy of possible media exposure. The second day brought a little interest and a local man protesting the city of Portland encouraging Illegal Activity within city limits. He called the Victoria Taft Radio Program this evening to report that for sitting on the curb in the driveway, holding...
  • Blame the media for soldier burned in effigy

    03/24/2007 4:28:19 PM PDT · by DakotaRed · 3 replies · 867+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | March 21, 2007 | Judi McLeod
    Blame the media for soldier burned in effigy By Judi McLeod Wednesday, March 21, 2007 Members of the left leaning mainstream media should collectively hang their heads in shame. A soldier has been burned in effigy at an anti-war protest in Portland. It likely never would have happened without what Rush Limbaugh coined, the “drive-by” media. In treasonous times, the desecration of G.I. Joe was never far away from reality. It began to gather momentum with a media that lionized the anti-war movement’s every protest and ended with a fairytale media deliberately suppressing the pro-troop side when the moment of...
  • Student's photo of war protest stirs controversy

    03/23/2007 5:34:34 PM PDT · by Lady J USA 1981 · 107 replies · 3,328+ views
    The Oregonian ^ | March 22, 2007
    Student's photo of war protest stirs controversy Posted by The Oregonian March 22, 2007 18:24PM Categories: Breaking News Apparently, "Portland hates America." At least that's what conservative commentator Michelle Malkin of Los Angeles told the world on her Web site this week. Why? Well, Malkin -- along with a Google-worthy list of her friends on the blogging right -- were goaded by the photos uploaded to Linfield College student Rachael Palinkas' online Facebook album. An aspiring journalist, Palinkas snapped them during Sunday's anti-Iraq war rally and march in downtown. In one image, black-masked protesters burn a uniformed effigy of a...
  • Leftists Supporting the Troops

    03/19/2007 9:50:50 PM PDT · by Lady J USA 1981 · 43 replies · 1,910+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | Monday, March 19, 2007
    Monday, March 19, 2007 Leftists Supporting the Troops Discovered by a reader at Indymedia, this was the scene yesterday in Portland, Oregon, as “anti-war” demonstrators burned not only a US flag, but a US soldier in effigy. http://littlegreenfootballs.com/weblog/?entry=24853_Leftists_Supporting_the_Troops&only
  • FBI Special Agent: Trained "Jihadists" are in Oregon

    01/25/2005 7:34:15 PM PST · by ex-Texan · 51 replies · 1,727+ views
    FBI Special Agent: Trained "Jihadists" are in OregonThe FBI knows of "jihadists" who have trained in terrorist camps in Afghanistan and are now living in Oregon, the agency's Oregon chief said in an exclusive Tuesday interview with The Associated Press. "We don't have an imminent threat that we're aware of. But I will say this: We have people here in Oregon that have trained in jihadist camps in bad areas. In the bad neighborhoods of the world," said FBI Special Agent in Charge Robert Jordan. Asked what he meant by "bad neighborhoods," he said Afghanistan, as well as several other...
  • Portland Oregon Abandons War on Terror

    12/23/2004 10:15:35 AM PST · by Retain Mike · 23 replies · 973+ views
    Oregonian
    We are living through a dangerous time. The war on terror is against adherents to a radical human religion bearing little likeness to the Muslim faith, and committed to our eradication. Within this generation, those trained in Wahhabi jihadism will earn graduate degrees in physical sciences enabling them to plan and execute repeated cataclysmic attacks. These people envision individual beheadings replaced by scientists contemplating a map of New York. However, they need benign and/or supportive environments to organize damage on that scale. In Portland Oregon the proposed withdrawal from the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force (Oregonian 12/21/04) would proclaim the...
  • President Bush Live Rally Thursday on C-Span

    10/13/2004 10:29:02 PM PDT · by kingattax · 31 replies · 447+ views
    C-Span | 10-14-2004
    Thursday night at 9 PM EDT, C-Span2 will carry a LIVE Bush campaign rally from Portland,Oregon.That should be great.I believe the President will have big Mo for the last weeks of the campaign. Let's all help to GET OUT THE VOTE.
  • test - Jim Robinson paid a visit to Portland, OR (with pictures)

    08/10/2004 9:48:49 PM PDT · by fortress · 71 replies · 3,834+ views
    Last night on August 9, 2004 Jim Robinson paid a visit to Portland, OR and we had a grand ol' time at John Barleycorn's PubHere are some pictures for your enjoyment                         The Place                                             paul thomas, Mrs. Atos, Atos Jr.and Mr. Atos ( Thank you Mr. Atos for setting up this great evening)    The guests of honor: Jim Robinson, Sheila & Chris                Mrs. fire-eye, Mr.WHATNEXT, WHATNEXT, fortress & fire-eye         WHATNEXT, NamVet, son of NamVet, ex-texan                                      LayoutGuru2  &   AndyfromBeaverton                                                                                             The group             WHATNEXT, ex-texan, LayoutGuru2, NamVet&  JimRob                            The man, the legend: Jim RobinsonIt was an honor to...
  • Portland, Oregon- hub of terror? Some Surprising Connections-

    05/09/2004 4:30:49 PM PDT · by backhoe · 95 replies · 3,699+ views
    various FR links | 05-09-04 | The Heavy Equipment Guy
    http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1132031/posts Fingerprint links Oregon with SpainOregonian Live ^ | May 08, 2004 | Marc Larabee, Steven Beaven, Kathleen Blythe, Bryan Denson and Lori Tobias This story could have "legs" that take us all over the US and the world re: Islamoterrorism. Someone better start seriously thinking about these terrorists in Kosovo....talk about a world sactioned breeding ground--Bosnian Arrested in Madrid Bombings Probe The FBI analysts also found indications that whoever left the fingerprint on the bag involved in the Madrid bombings had some connection to the Yugoslav province of Kosovo, where international Islamic extremists have been active. Some of the...
  • Statement from Neil Goldschmidt (fmr Portland Mayor, Oregon Gov admits affair with minor)

    05/06/2004 9:15:46 PM PDT · by Clinging Bitterly · 127 replies · 710+ views
    The Oregonian ^ | May 6, 2004 | Neil Goldschmidt
    Statement from Neil Goldschmidt Thursday, May 6, 2004 Text of the statement Neil Goldschmidt made to The Oregonian on Thursday: Beginning in 1975, while I was mayor, I had an affair with a high school student for nearly a year. In 1994, I funded a conservatorship in her behalf, believing I was partly responsible for her difficulties coping with her life. For almost thirty years, I have lived with enormous guilt and shame about this relationship. I have also been afraid that it would be exposed to my family, friends and the public whose respect I have sought to...
  • American's Prints Found on 3/11 Detonator Bag

    05/07/2004 10:03:01 AM PDT · by Alouette · 152 replies · 642+ views
    Fox News ^ | May 7, 2004
    MADRID, Spain — The fingerprints of the American attorney arrested as a material witness in the Madrid train bombings were found on a plastic shopping bag that held detonators like the ones used in the deadly March 11 terrorist attacks.
  • Spain Links American to Madrid Bombings (Oregon Lawyer )

    05/07/2004 10:41:12 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 38 replies · 473+ views
    The Las Vegas Sun ^ | May 07, 2004 at 9:31:45 PDT | DANIEL WOOLLS
    MADRID, Spain (AP) - The fingerprints of the American lawyer arrested in Oregon in the Madrid terror bombing probe were found on a bag containing detonators like those used in the March 11 attack, the Spanish government said Friday. The plastic shopping bag was found inside a stolen van left near the train station from which three of the four bombed trains departed, an Interior Ministry official said on condition of anonymity. Brandon Mayfield, a 37-year-old lawyer and former U.S. Army officer who converted to Islam, was taken into custody Thursday by FBI agents, who also searched his home in...
  • US lawyer arrested over Madrid bombings

    05/07/2004 1:54:20 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 51 replies · 406+ views
    This is London ^ | May 7, 2004 | uncredited
    An American lawyer has been arrested in connection with the Madrid train bombings. Muslim convert Brandon Mayfield, 37, from Oregon, was taken into custody by the FBI on a material witness warrant, law enforcement sources said. Such warrants are obtained in cases where people are suspected of having direct knowledge about a crime or to allow time for further investigation into the witness. Suspects may be held indefinitely without formal charges. Some 191 people were killed and 2,000 injured when bombs ripped through commuter trains on March 11 in Madrid. The attacks have been linked to al Qaida. Mayfield is...
  • An American Connection? (American convert to TROP™ perhaps involved in Madrid bombings.)

    05/06/2004 5:11:33 PM PDT · by quidnunc · 17 replies · 315+ views
    Newsweek ^ | May 6, 2004 | Michael Isikoff
    Law-enforcement officials detain an Oregon man they say may be linked to Europe’s 9/11 FBI agents today detained a Portland, Ore., lawyer after receiving evidence from Spanish authorities that the man’s fingerprints allegedly were found on bomb-related evidence associated with the March 11 railway attack in Madrid that killed 191 people and wounded 2,000 people, Newsweek has learned. The arrest of the lawyer was described by federal law-enforcement authorities as a major investigative breakthrough that for the first time suggests links between an individual inside the United States and the Madrid bombing — the worst act of terrorist violence since...
  • Oregon Man Arrested in Spain Bombings Probe

    05/06/2004 4:25:03 PM PDT · by Grampa Dave · 474 replies · 944+ views
    Fox News ^ | Thursday, May 06, 2004 | Fox News Staff
    <p>WASHINGTON  — FBI agents arrested a Portland, Ore., man Thursday as part of the investigation into the deadly train bombings in Spain, federal officials said.</p> <p>Brandon Bieri Mayfield, a U.S. citizen, was taken into custody on a material witness warrant, said a senior law enforcement official, speaking on condition of anonymity. The arrest, first reported in Newsweek, is the first known in the United States with connections to the March 11 bombings in Madrid.</p>
  • John Ketchup Kerry coming to Portland,OR May 25th

    05/05/2004 5:21:44 PM PDT · by OregonRepublican · 5 replies · 134+ views
    John "Ketchup" Kerry and his cartel will be coming to Portland May 25 according to KATU 2. Make plans, I dont know the time or location but I will find out. We need to welcome Ketchup Kerry with Flip flops and signs.
  • Follow up to crashing the anti-war-american love fest

    03/21/2004 10:59:12 PM PST · by OregonRepublican · 12 replies · 207+ views
    Heres some pics of us crashing the liberals anti-american-war love fest, we couldnt let the liberals walk over our city, our troops, our president, and our country. There was 6 of us from Protestwarrior.com some of our signs were Vote 4 kerry... saddam would have wanted it that way, Get out of Iraq... How dare Pres Bush bring freedom and democracy to Iraq, Get out of Iraq... bring back the rape room, gas chambers and shredders, Support Peace.. by opposing wars that turn brutal dictaorships into free democracies, and Say no to war... unless a democrat is president. http://img40.photobucket.com/albums/v122/oregonwarrior/DSC07059.jpg The...
  • Jimmy Carter Portland Oregon Wednesday

    12/08/2003 2:47:05 PM PST · by OregonRepublican · 28 replies · 205+ views
    I would love to get some Freepers out this wednesday to protest Jimmy Carter. Email me at dbgrphs@aol.com. If Intrested.
  • Protesters rally against Bush (Portland, Oregon)

    08/21/2003 5:51:05 PM PDT · by bicycle thug · 15 replies · 226+ views
    Oregonlive.com ^ | 8/21/2003, 4:48 p.m. PT | By JOSEPH B. FRAZIER The Associated Press
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) ? Thousands of boisterous but generally orderly protesters angered by a range of Bush administration policies jeered the presidential motorcade Thursday as it rolled into the gated University of Portland campus for a $2,000-a-plate fund-raising lunch. "How many children could $2,000 feed?" read one protester's sign. March organizers estimated the crowd at about 3,500 and reported up to seven scattered arrests. The Portland Police Bureau said it could confirm six arrests. Protesters burned at least one American flag. There were no massive confrontations with the scores of black-clad police from six agencies in riot gear, a marked...
  • Ecoterrorists Plot 'to Destroy Civilization'

    07/15/2002 4:41:20 PM PDT · by Grampa Dave · 164 replies · 1,807+ views
    NewsMax.com Wires ^ | Tuesday, July 16, 2002 | Bridget Barton
    PORTLAND, Ore. – If you are looking for a way to while away those hot summer days, you might be interested in Green Anarchy Tour, coming to "urban hells" throughout the country this summer. The tour begins in Ashland, Ore., Wednesday and travels through California and the Southwest before making it to Washington, D.C., in August. The purpose of the tour, according to its sponsors, is "to destroy civilization on this stolen land." Green Anarchy Tour is a chance for "environmental" activists, animal "rights" activists, anarchists and urban hell-dwellers of all stripes to gather together to enjoy the musical stylings...