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  Portland.com.:.Welcome to Portland Oregon
Portland Oregon (OR) started as a spot known as "The Clearing" which was on the Willamette about half-way between Oregon City and Fort Vancouver.
Portland was the major port in the Pacific Northwest for much of the 19th century, until the 1890s when direct railroad access between the deep water harbor in Seattle and points east by way of Stampede Pass were built.
Located near the Pearl District in downtown Portland and adjacent to the MAX light rail, the Hotel DeLuxe is ten miles from the Portland International Airport.
www.portland.com   (394 words)

  
  Portland, Oregon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon, and county seat of Multnomah County.
Portland was the major port in the Pacific Northwest for much of the 19th century, until the 1890s, when direct railroad access between the deepwater harbor in Seattle and points east by way of Stampede Pass were built.
I-5 connects Portland with the Willamette Valley, Southern Oregon, and California to the south and with Washington to the north.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Portland,_Oregon   (5921 words)

  
 Portland travel guide - Wikitravel
Portland [1], "The City of Roses", is the largest city in Oregon and one of the major cities in the Pacific Northwest.
Portland lies about 70 miles from the Pacific Coast on the northern border of the state of Oregon, straddling the Willamette River just south of its confluence with the Columbia River at Vancouver, Washington.
Portland and its suburbs supposedly have one of the highest concentrations of exotic dancer bars and adult bookstores in the country.
wikitravel.org /en/Portland_(Oregon)   (6262 words)

  
 EarthCam - Portland Petcam
Portland, Oregon originated as a place called "The Clearing" on the Willamette River about half-way between Oregon City and Fort Vancouver.
Early on, Portland was overshadowed by Oregon City, the capital 12 miles to the north.
Portland was the major port in the Pacific Northwest until the 1890s when direct railroad access between Seattle and points east were built.
www.earthcam.com /usa/oregon/portland/petcam   (181 words)

  
 Portland Oregon News Radio Stations -- KXL.com -- Newsradio 750 KXL
Roughly 40 houses are being threatened by the wildfire on the Central Oregon ranch.
Doctors were in a helicopter on the way to the scene to amputate the passenger's leg to get him out of the car.
Woman accused in shooting dies in Central Oregon
67.88.209.172   (255 words)

  
 Portland, Oregon (Cities)
Portland is the seat of Multnomah County, on the Willamette River near its junction with the Columbia River.
Founded in 1845, the city was named after Portland, ME. Its growth was spurred after 1850 when it was a supply station for the California gold fields.
Today Portland, population 529,121, has the personality of a small community, as seen in the many Districts of Portland, and the activities of a large city.
www.ohwy.com /or/p/portland.htm   (237 words)

  
 Welcome to Portland, Oregon
Portland is situated approximately 70 miles from the Pacific in a magnificent setting between the sparkling waters of the Columbia and Willamette Rivers.
Portland's award winning mass transit system is one of the most extensive and advanced in the U.S. The transit system includes buses, streetcars, historic trollies and the MAX, an urban light rail line.
Portland has many local pubs and brewhouses, where tasting local microbrews is considered a fine way to spend an evening.
www.el.com /to/portland   (542 words)

  
 Portland, Oregon
Portland boasts an active theater community, symphony, civic ballet and opera and many great museums.
Be sure to see the Portland, Oregon Visitor's Association web site, for a long list of Portland Attractions for more things to do in the "City of Roses".
The Portland Resource Locator is another good option for finding things to do in the Rose City, Gorp also has a good Oregon resources page with enough links to keep you busy for a week.
www.rowenashores.com /portland.htm   (898 words)

  
 City of Portland, Oregon Travel Guide
Portland is more than the economic hub of Oregon.
Vancouver, Washington, which is linked to Portland by Highway 5, occupies the north side of the Columbia River, and offers its own engaging assortment of bistros, bars and riverside settings.
Oregon’s fertile wine country lies to the south of Portland in the Willamette Valley region and in the Umpqua and Rogue valleys of Southern Oregon.
www.gonorthwest.com /Oregon/Portland/Portland.htm   (413 words)

  
 :: Portland Oregon Hotels, Attractions, Real Estate, Restaurants, Wineries, Breweries
Known as the "City of Roses," Portland is a beautiful blend of urban parks, internationally acclaimed attractions, world-class shopping and dining, and a thriving arts community offering a colorful palette of art galleries, local theater and Broadway performances.
Outside magazine voted Portland one of the "10 Greatest Places to Live." Years of careful urban management have made Portland a city planner's dream.
Portland, which features statues, fountains and half-size city blocks, was voted by Walking Magazine one of America's best walking towns.
www.portland-oregon.com   (451 words)

  
 portland imc - 2005.09.23 - September 24th Protest in Portland
We are standing with millitary families accross the country in down town Portland Saturday September 24th.
Protest in solidarity with Cindy Sheehan: CODEPINK PORTLAND will join with peace activists from all over the Northwest for a candlelight vigil on the bridges of Portland.
We stand in solidarity with the national mobilization in Washington, DC and all over the country to demand an end to the war in Iraq.
portland.indymedia.org /en/2005/09/325430.shtml   (266 words)

  
 Portland, Oregon
Between 11 March 2003 and 15 March 2003, Bill Brown of the New York Surveillance Camera Players was in Portland, Oregon.
The first was chosen because of its dense concentration of office buildings and shopping centers, while the second was chosen because it is, by contrast, a poor neighborhood, but one that is slated for "renovation" (gentrification) in the near future.
This second focus point is a peculiar place: cars would only stop there if traffic is very seriously congested (which is rare in Portland) or if drivers, right after going through the Fifth Avenue intersection, are stopping to buy a bag of dope before they resume their trip across the Willamette and towards home.
www.notbored.org /portland.html   (1117 words)

  
 Portland Real Estate - Portland Oregon - Portland Power Search.com
Portland is a city at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers in the U.S. state of Oregon.
With a population of 556,000[1] it is Oregon's largest city, and the third largest in the Pacific Northwest, after Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia.
Portland is also known for its large number of microbreweries, as the home of the Trail Blazers NBA basketball team, and is one of only two U.S. cities containing an extinct volcano.
www.portlandpowersearch.com   (1253 words)

  
 Portland on 43 Places   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Portland is an absolutely beautiful city; modern architecture, scenic views, plenty of out doors, easy reach of everywhere you need, a fantastic public transport system; and best of all, the people are absolutely friendly and deserve an award for their superb attitudes.
Portland is my favorite city of all the ones I’ve been to in the U.S. Maybe because I’m a Portlander myself, but still.
Portland is mellow, laid back, and the people are so friendly and engaging.
www.43places.com /places/view/106710   (1108 words)

  
 Portland Oregon Information
Oregon Climate Service OCS is the official archive agency for Oregon weather and climate data.
Portland Scottish Highland Games The 47th Annual Portland Scottish Highland Games will be held at Mount Hood Community College in Gresham, OR on July 11, 15-18.
The Portland Art Museum's Northwest Film Center is a regional media arts resource and service organization based in Portland, Oregon founded to encourage the study, appreciation and utilization of the moving image arts, foster their artistic and professional excellence, and to help create a climate in which they may flourish.
www.herring.org /portland.html   (4541 words)

  
 Portland Gamers - The place to meet board gamers in Portland Oregon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Welcome to Portland Gamers, the place to meet board gamers in the Portland Oregon area.
Sponsored by Oregon Science Fiction Conventions, Inc., Game Storm is a convention for gamers of all sorts.
The game was invented and published in Portland, Oregon, and the first release is limited to 100 copies.
www.aanshaw.com /PortlandGamers   (4904 words)

  
 Downtown Portland Hotels & Oregon Accommodations – Marriott City Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Located in the heart of the Rose City, the Marriott Portland City Center on Broadway allows guests to tap into the pulse of Portland s most enchanting urban rhythms.
Central to the business district and a vast array of shopping, entertainment, and dining venues, our downtown Portland hotel is a traveler s delight with central access to it all.
Our Marriott Portland hotel is just two blocks away from the MAX Light Rail your direct connection to the Oregon Zoo, the Rose Garden, and the Portland International Airport.
marriott.com /property/propertypage.mi?marshaCode=PDXCT   (171 words)

  
 Portland, Oregon
Oregon Zoo The Berry Botanic Garden Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)
Port Of Portland Portland Airport The Oregonian Newspaper
Portland State University The University of Portland Reed College Concordia University - Portland, Oregon
www.thecityofportland.com   (109 words)

  
 Portland
Portland, situated approximately 60 miles from the Pacific Ocean, and where
Bonneville Dam, and all of the excitement of the Oregon coast.
This Discover Oregon site is owned by Vern Vertrees.
www.ourhideout.com /portland.htm   (494 words)

  
 Portland Police Bureau (Portland, Oregon)
Also find links to maps of Portland area meth labs and links to additional resources.
Read about the Portland Police Bureau’s progress in responding to the 2003 report on officer-involved shootings and in-custody deaths.
Any exclusion order issued by the City of Portland may be appealed if you think it was given to you in error.
www.portlandonline.com /police   (309 words)

  
 Get Portland Hotel & Portland Restaurant Information - Portland Oregon Visitors Association
Portland is big on livability, big on visit-ability, and is very accessible.
Portland Big Deal program offers FREE parking, breakfast and discounts on shopping, dining and more.
From the Japanese Garden to the world's smallest urban park, these short trips are a sampling of what the great city of Portland offers.
www.travelportland.com /visitors   (256 words)

  
 City of Portland, Oregon
Annotated text and audio narration features provide expanded access for Portland residents who want to learn about the City of Portland’s proposed changes to the garbage and recycling systems.
Portland Water Bureau now accepts credit card payments at call center and walk in center for water and sewer utilities bill payments
For those visiting or traveling to Portland, activities, transportation, and general information.
www.portlandonline.com   (259 words)

  
 Gasoline price continues to rise in Oregon - Portland Business Journal:
The national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline remained flat during the past week -- except in Oregon, where it gained more than a penny a gallon, climbing to $2.64.
But, Oregon's current average price is almost 45 cents higher than in December 2005.
In the past week, Idaho's average diesel price went up to $2.93, Washington's rose to $3.06, California's moved to $3.09, Nevada's went up to $2.89 and Oregon's increased by another 2 cents per gallon to $2.97.
portland.bizjournals.com /portland/stories/2006/12/11/daily23.html   (486 words)

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