Calendar: April 20 to April 27

In last week’s calendar, I noted that the mask mandate for TriMet (along with all other public transportation) was expected to end on April 18, but had been extended until May. However, a federal district judge ruled that the mandate was not necessary on Tuesday, effectively ending it immediately. TriMet has dropped its requirement that riders wear… Continue reading Calendar: April 20 to April 27

Digest: Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Surprise snow: the details On Monday night, snow fell on Portland — more snow than has ever fallen on the city in April, according to the National Weather Service. Exactly how much fell depended on location, but many folks shared social media updates noting two to three inches of snow, with up to five inches in some… Continue reading Digest: Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Digest: Thursday, March 3, 2022

Police officer Brian Hunzeker fired for leaking investigation details Portland Police Bureau officer Brian Hunzeker was fired earlier this week due to violations of bureau directives against the dissemination of information and retaliation. Hunzeker leaked reports in March 2021 that City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty was a suspect in a hit-and-run crash. While Portland Police Chief… Continue reading Digest: Thursday, March 3, 2022

Calendar: February 1 to February 8

Tuesday, February 1 Today is the Lunar New Year, which starts the Year of the Tiger. Chúc mừng năm mới! Gōng xǐ fā cái! Saehae bok mani badeuseyo! Wednesday, February 2 ON SALE — “Changing the Narrative” Comics Anthology Available from Street Roots Vendors The Portland State University’s Collaborative Comics project has partnered with Street… Continue reading Calendar: February 1 to February 8