Portland, Oregon - On Saturday night the first paralyzed man in the United States completed a half marathon.
The man named Adam Gorlitsky hurt his spine in a car accident when he was only 19. He got paralyzed from the waist down and lost his ability to walk.
He said he has been paralyzed for the last ten years. Gorlitsky was exposed to Re Walk robotic exoskeleton only three years ago.
Greek festival is already in the city. If you love experiencing a new culture and new cuisine, as well as meeting people, you need to be among the attendees.
Portland hosts this symbolic event to celebrate Greek culture. It features traditional dance, crafts, and one more thing, delicious loukoumades.
The 67th annual Portland Greek Festival will take place at Holy Trinity Greek O...Read More
Portland, Oregon----Everybody loves Portland. Of course, Portland is great! Probably you have been in Portland before, but there are things you should do in Portland during your life.
More than thirty years, Chapman Elementary School in Northwest Portland plays host to what is considered the largest known root of Vaux’s Swifts in the world. This is happening every September.
You should def...Read More
PORTLAND, OREGON – Portland city council reported that it has approved spending $500,000 to help defend immigrants who stand the deportation process. A non-profit organization will receive the funds and take measures to organize activities supporting immigrants in hearings.
Portland City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly mentioned that there are over 600 residents at the moment who have rem...Read More
PORTLAND, OREGON -- The city of Portland plans to sue the man who collected nearly $70,000 of dead firefighters' pension payments.
Joan Soulders, the widow of a firefighter, had to receive the monthly pension benefits as long as she lived. Soulders died in 2013, but the family didn’t reveal this info to the city. Matt Souders, her son, kept collecting pension benef...Read More
Even though Portland has many merits both for the residents and tourists, there are 5 things that people hate about Portland.
Driving in Portland
Allstate Insurance has recently ranked Portland’s Bridge City’s motorists among the country’s worst.
Additionally, the city lacks any bridge that will make the drivers’ life easy. The Ross Island Bridge or the Hawthorne ...Read More
Portland, Oregon ---A South African man was arrested for sex abuse and rape and was brought to Portland on Wednesday.
He has been on the run for 25 years.
43-year-old Barett Preston Busschau from South Africa was arrested for allegedly molesting five underage girls in July 1993.
The incident happened in both Clackamas and Washington Counties. The victims were about 10 and 15 years old at ...Read More
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Oregon – Fire crews in Washington County fighting a 2-alarm house fire in the Cedar Mill neighborhood early Thursday morning and three people pulled from the home were hospitalized.
Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue team responded to the fire at Northwest 128th Avenue and Northwest Lovejoy Court just before 1 A.M.
When crews arrived at the scene, heavy...Read More
When you are wondering where you can go to enjoy beer, some weirdness, cheap food, forest hikes and more, you can always visit Portland. It is a unique place where you visit once, stay for 2 days and move to. Here are 10 useful tips for you and also reasons for you to visit this city.
About the Beer
This city is home to over 70 breweries (more than 100 in the large...Read More
For the Wednesday night, westbound Interstate 84 closes for crews to install new highway signs and structures that will meet federal regulations. Between 10 PM to 5 AM weeknights and 11 PM to 8 AM weekends, the freeway will be closed for use, beginning from Wednesday, Aug. 22 through Thursday, Aug. 30 from Northeast 181st to 122nd avenues. The traffic detour is available at 181st Avenue to Airport...Read More