Category Archives: Feature Articles

30 years in Sellwood! It’s been 30 years in Sellwood. Let’s do 30 more!

On October 7, 1987, Tom Dwyer wrote the first rent check for a tiny part of a building at SE 6th and Tenino, “at the East End of the Sellwood Bridge”.  Things have changed a little since then… the Bridge … Continue reading

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Here’s What Effective Journalism Looks Like A feel-good story about things working like they should. Sort of.

People can only act to fix things in our world when they know about them, but it seems like solid, actionable information gets lost these days in a blizzard of drivel. That’s why a recent story from 60 Minutes and … Continue reading

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Where The Rubber Meets The Road Tire Basics boot camp

Did you know we sell tires?  We do, and we have for many years. Among the many other features of our shop, we’re an “America’s Tire” dealer, so from Avon and Bridgestone to Uniroyal and Zenna, we have a full … Continue reading

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We Don’t Do Oil Changes At Tom Dwyer’s

We Don’t Do Oil Changes at Tom Dwyer Actually, we never have… We know how it is.  You’re driving when you notice the crusty old window sticker says you’re 2000 miles overdue for an oil change.  You look around and … Continue reading

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A De-Fishing Story- James Magmer’s hobby combines fishing, environment, and art

“My Dad always loved the outdoors and just hated seeing the trash left behind by thoughtless people.  He taught me to always leave the environment better than I found it.  Always.”  That lesson has stayed with James Magmer, our longest-term … Continue reading

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Can’t We All Just Get Along?  Apparently not.  Here’s why.

It’s not news that our country is going through a period of hyper-partisanship.  Nothing, it seems, is beyond politics and even demonstrable facts make little difference to entrenched ideological positions.  Rodney King’s plaintive cry, “Can’t we all just get along?” … Continue reading

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Our First Referral Reward Quarterly Winner of 2017

Our clients have voted, and the winner is… Our Referral Reward Program is our way of saying “thanks” for your generous referrals.  When a new client tells us they were referred by someone, we call the person they named and … Continue reading

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Insider Tips for Tom Dwyer Service

We’re not like other shops, and that’s YOUR advantage! We’re a full-service automotive shop o­ffering rational, prioritized service advice based on YOUR auto ownership goals. But we’re more than that… we’re Tom Dwyer Automotive Services, and we’re not like any … Continue reading

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Kris Kobach to investigate Election Integrity… NOOO!!

Trump’s Election Integrity Investigation Headed by… wait for it… vote thief KRIS KOBACH! The Bible asks, “Which of you fathers, if your son asks for a fish, will give him a snake instead?”  We now know the unsurprising answer is … Continue reading

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We sang the Healthcare Blues… AND LOVED IT!

Report back from the 6th Annual Inner City Blues Fest! We spent the weekend in an intimate club filled with around 800 of our closest friends, all dressed to kill, listening to the rumbling growl of Norman Sylvester, the glistening … Continue reading

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