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Salem gets bike bridge, what about Portland?

[Salem will convert thisbridge to bike/ped only.]Photo: City of Salem Back in November, I got an email from City of Salem project coordinator David Skilton. He wanted to share news that they’re converting an old railroad bridge on the Willamette to a bicycle and pedestrian-only crossing. The Salem project sounds exciting. It’s got federal funding, … Read more


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Selling the city on "Bike Beats"

[Taken after our meeting at Northeast Precinct yesterday.] From L to R, Back row: Commander Jim Ferraris (North Precinct, PPB), Havilah Ferschweiler (N Portland Crime Prevention, ONI) , Commander Bret Smith (NE Precinct, PPB), John Canda (Mayor’s Office of Youth Crime Prevention); Front row: Mary Tompkins (NE Portland Crime Prevention, ONI), Stephanie Reynolds (Crime Prevention … Read more


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Nick Bucher memorial plans

[Nick Bucher1983-2007]Photo: KATU TV In case you didn’t notice the comment left by Nick Bucher’s family, here it is: “Nick’s family and friends very much appreciate the comments on this site about Nick. Thank you all! A funeral Mass for Nick is going to be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, at S.E. 39th and … Read more