Category Archives: 2011 June

Keith Tucker’s June “What Now?!!” Toon

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Tom’s Tidbits- Is no news about Fukushima really good news?

Greetings! Is no news really good news?  Not when it is no news about the worsening nuclear disaster at Fukushima Daiichi. The 9.0 magnitude earthquake and following tsunami on March 11 caused an unprecedented world-impacting disaster at the nuclear waste … Continue reading

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Hitting The Road For A Year-Long Summer EcoJaunt invites you to join their adventure

You’ve may have had the fantasy of being a travel writer being paid to go to exotic locales.  Or maybe your dream is to be a sports reporter, and see every game of the season from the best seats.  This … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Taken For A Ride Tips for buying a NEW car on YOUR terms

“If you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in a hundred battles.”  -Sun Tzu It may be a little extreme to view car buying as war, but as in any conflict the same rules apply.  … Continue reading

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Investigative report targets Tom Dwyer Automotive: College research paper caught our attention

You know your day is off to a bad start when you come into work and there’s a team from “60 Minutes” waiting to talk with you.  A couple months ago, a gentleman called the shop about an investigative report … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Planning for summer trips makes a difference

(Note:  We ran this article in last month’s Shop Talk, but we’ve had a surge of people this month getting their cars serviced and leaving on a trip the next day.  When we’re trusted with their vehicles we make sure … Continue reading

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Health Notes- Our country has been manipulated into a nation of drug users

(Adapted from an article by Dr. Joseph Mercola; http://www.mercola.com) From 1992 to 2002, the number of prescriptions written increased 61 percent and the number of prescriptions written for opiates increased by almost 400 percent.  According to the latest statistics from … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Roasted Herbed Chicken

Summertime is grill time, and here’s a recipe that will be as welcome on the grill as it will be in your oven. Ingredients: 1 1/2 – 3lb. broiler-fryer chicken 2 Tbsp. butter 3 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 tsp. dried … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- Looking forward after the Clackamas vote

Last month’s vote by Clackamas on the Sellwood Bridge funding measure was a blow, but the Bridge Replacement project is slowly grinding on.  We went to an informational meeting held at SMILE (Sellwood Moreland Improvement League) in which the County … Continue reading

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Sellwood Riverfront Park Concerts start in July

Now that the weather may actually be changing, it’s time to think about the beautiful summer evenings.  In Sellwood, that means the Sellwood Riverfront Park Concerts.   Here’s this year’s lineup… July 11- TooLoose Cajun/Zydeco Band (Louisiana dance tunes) July 18- … Continue reading

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