Latest Portland, Oregon Stories

2013-06-20 23:25:25

SwapServe.com is a new website where people can sign up to volunteer with local non-profits and get free stuff from local businesses as a thank you. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 In SwapServe´s first official event on July 20th, volunteers will help staff a fun run in support of Hands to Hearts International, a global non-profit based in Portland. Every volunteer who gives two hours will receive a ticket good for food on the house at Bella Faccia Pizzeria, Killer Burger, or...

2013-06-18 23:23:57

Oregon opens new construction projects every summer as the weather improves, and the Portland injury lawyers at Shulman DuBois LLC want to share a few tips for safe driving through construction work zones. Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 As summer construction begins and continues on several bridges and major roadways around Portland, it is extremely important that drivers pay increased attention to their surroundings. “There are four seasons in Oregon,” joked injury attorney...

2013-06-14 23:18:47

In a marketing outreach to expand services into the Pacific Northwest, PotLocator.com has announced the addition of PDX TreeHouse Collective to a bolstered roster of canna-businesses. PotLocator.com is considered one of the nation's top-tier medical marijuana dispensary locating sites on the Internet. PDX TreeHouse Collective is located in Portland, Oregon and extends services far beyond. (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Since its origination in early 2013, PDX TreeHouse Collective has been providing...

2013-06-14 23:16:50

Sandra Clarke, founder of the hospice program, will give a special presentation on June 19th at the Bridgeport Center. Light refreshments will be provided. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Not everyone goes to their deathbed surrounded by loved ones– which is why Sandra Clarke, CCRN, began the No One Dies Alone (NODA) program in November 2001 at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Eugene, Oregon. The goal of the program is to provide companionship and support for dying individuals so...

2013-06-07 23:04:28

Impressions Holdings has announced Vehicle Wraps Portland will join numerous other car companies in the prestigious Vinyl Wraps for Cars Network. Sharing techniques and ideas, the Vinyl Wraps for Cars Network is about empowering local car wraps teams and bringing customers the latest ideas and fads when it comes to wrapping cars. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Impressions Holdings is proud to announce that client- Vehicle Wraps Portland has recently joined the Vinyl Wraps for Cars...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'