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Dust Maker (2/3)

Winter rides a lonely bicycle
in August into
September sniffing for empty cans
and bottles with multi-colored lights lining
His frame and spokes and
flags of his hunger… 268 more words

Creative Writing

Echoes on the Lake

An energy filled the air, not unlike static electricity. The energy of hundreds of people excited for the evening’s festivities. Children excited for the big explosions, adults excited to revisit that childlike excitement as the flashes of light sky rocket over the sky – changing the color of the sky and water to new, brilliant colors. 109 more words


Truck spills potatoes on I-84 near Pendleton

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A semi-truck overturned on I-84 Monday afternoon, causing hundreds of potatoes to spill onto the highway.

Eastbound traffic is blocked from milepost 216 to 253… 13 more words


Oregon deputy's fingertip bitten off while responding to domestic violence call

WASHINGTON COUNTY, OR (KPTV) — A Washington County deputy is in the hospital after authorities say a suspect bit off his finger Monday morning. 245 more words


Bend, Oregon startup, KrowdFit, raises $3.8M

Credit: Geekwire, Taylor Soper

KrowdFit is raising more cash for its wellness rewards platform that offers people money in exchange for practicing healthy habits.

The Bend, Ore. 72 more words


Dust Maker (1/3)

He stands outside smoking a cigar
under the curling flag
Staring over the tops of buildings
in the sun, spitting
Into the street dumb successor of… 171 more words


From the Streets of Portland into the Cloud

After pouring rain for most of the weekend, the Oregonian liquid sunshine turned into some real one on Sunday, so I took my Olympus PEN-F and headed into downtown for some late afternoon street shooting (and a visit to the photography book section of Powell’s City of Books). 887 more words