Category Archives: 2014 June

Tom’s Tidbits- DON’T end money in politics… at least not this way!

Greetings! Bills to amend the Constitution are finally moving through the Senate and House that are supposed to address what I see as one of the most crucial issues facing our country… the toxic doctrine of Corporate Personhood.  I WANT … Continue reading

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Keith Tucker’s What NOW?!! Toon for June

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Dr. Sam Wants YOU! Join the fight for Single-Payer healthcare in Oregon!

Stripped of its ideological distractions, Single Payer health care seems the simplest, most effective way to deliver a complex, expensive, and critical service.  But how to prove it?  Lawmakers in Salem are limping towards single payer, but to get there … Continue reading

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Insider tips for Northwest summer adventure- Our suggestions for your Oregon and Washington road trips

It’s here! It’s here!  Summer’s here!  OK, not officially until June 21st, but don’t quibble… right now Memorial Day is behind us and sunny days are ahead.  For our purposes, that means SUMMER’S HERE!  Have you made your vacation plans … Continue reading

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How To Protect Your Summer Road Trip- Why planning ahead keeps you in the driver’s seat

(originally published June, 2012) You may be packing the kids into the minivan for a trip to Disney, piling in with your friends for a drive to Burning Man, or heading to Boston to see an old flame, but if … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Dijon Grilled Chicken Burritos

        Ingredients:  ½ cup Dijon mustard 2 tbsp white wine 1 tbsp lemon juice ½ tsp crushed dried tarragon leaves ¼ tsp garlic powder 1½ pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast halves 3 yellow, red or green bell … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Save over $300… and we’re just getting started!

Save up to $310 on AC Diagnosis and Repair The blistering summer heat will be here before you know it, so this month we’re bringing you a TWO-PART offer to help you keep your cool AND keep your dollars… Schedule … Continue reading

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Health Notes- Summer Avocado Festival

From the Well Being Journal, Sept/Oct, 2013 You probably know that avocados are an excellent source of healthful fats, but this whole food may also have other unique health benefits.  To learn more, the Hass Avocado Board (HAB) is supporting … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- A Peek At What’s Coming Up

The third bridge closure went according to the pattern set so far… the inconvenient closure happens, the work goes smoothly, and the bridge opens ahead of schedule.  It’s a slightly unexpected, but very nice pattern to have for a gigantic, … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight- “War Is A Racket” by General Smedley Butler

We’ve got a short read for you this month, but a relevant one.  As the latest VA scandal unfolds politicians are stumbling over each other to decry the way we treat our vets, but we were recently reminded that the … Continue reading

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