Category Archives: 2014 October

Tom’s Tidbits- Can we solve ANY problems anymore?

Greetings! In last month’s newsletter, on the heels of the riots in Ferguson, Missouri, we offered several articles on abuses in the justice system.   Since then Ferguson has faded from the headlines but the issues it brought out remain.   Each … Continue reading

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Keith Tucker’s What NOW Toon for October 2014

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Get Ready For Winter

Two Critical Areas Of Concern For Winter Driving (Originally appeared December, 2011) No one wants to be left on the side of the road in winter weather. It makes a great story for future holiday get-togethers, but it’s a miserable … Continue reading

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What is a “Brownfield”?

How to clean up toxic eyesores in your neighborhood Ever heard of a ‘brownfield’?  You probably drove past one today and didn’t even know it.  They’re underused or abandoned properties with some kind of contamination; typically places like gas stations, … Continue reading

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On time. On budget. Over 98% of the time.

Every time you pick up your vehicle from our shop you’ll find a pre-stamped postcard in your front seat. We encourage you to return these cards because we read every one and use your comments to improve our service to … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Slow Cooker Beef Pot Roast and a Halloween Surprise!

BOO!  Halloween is right around the corner, and Drew has two recipes to help you with any Halloween parties you might be planning.  The Slow Cooker Pot Roast recipe will help you feed an army of ghouls, and the Meat … Continue reading

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Shop Talk-

Tom Dwyer Winterization Service  Get a minor interval service, oil change, and a pre-winter inspection, all for just $50!  Is your vehicle prepared for the cold weather?  Well-maintained vehicles are normally ready for winter, but cold weather brings different automotive challenges than … Continue reading

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Health Notes- Tips for a Healthy Halloween

5 Tips for a Healthy Halloween from Olivia B. Waxman, TIME.com   Wondering if it’s possible to have a healthy Halloween? Here are some tips from dentists and nutritionists…   Halloween is that sweet time of year when children can … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- Goodbye to the last old support

Here on the East End of the bridge, the concrete pour on Tacoma has been occupying our attention.  It’s a big jump in the project and we’re glad to see it, but another milestone was quietly reached out in the … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight- Two Columbus Day Discoveries

Two Columbus Day Discoveries This past Monday brought the somewhat awkward celebration of Columbus Day.  In our News To Make You Furious this month we talked about a push to sanitize history and leave a panoply of heroes without flaw, … Continue reading

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