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2012-09-27 23:03:09

Rio Networks works behind the scenes to provide Portland Trail Blazers with Internet, telephony and data services Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) September 27, 2012 With professional basketball pre-season games just around the corner, Rio Networks is working behind the scenes at the Portland Trail Blazers to make the experience for fans, vendors and partners a smooth and seamless one. Rio Networks, an Oregon owned and operated phone, data, colocation and cloud services provider, is providing...

2012-09-10 22:22:40

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Hop in the Saddle: A Guide to Portland's Craft Beer Scene, by Bike is an essential travel guide to two of the things that make the city of Portlandia so unique: Bicycle transportation and ultra-locally brewed beer. Written by two Lonely Planet-trained guidebook authors, this new book is all about helping locals and visitors alike sample the best craft beer Portland has to offer while staying fit and keeping their carbon footprint to a...

2012-09-05 23:02:55

Innovative ocean renewable energy technology makes U.S. debut off the coast of Oregon Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 After a multi-day installation operation, Northwest Energy Innovations (NWEI), a Portland-based company, has successfully installed a wave energy device off the coast of Newport, Oregon. The device, known as Wave Energy Technology-New Zealand (WET-NZ), is now deployed at the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center´s (NNMREC) open ocean test...

2012-09-05 23:02:06

The personal injury attorneys at Shulman DuBois LLC in Portland, OR are sponsoring a writing contest to raise awareness about bike accidents. The winner of the contest will receive a ContourROAM Hands-free HD Camcorder. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 Beginning September 4th, Shulman DuBois LLC will be accepting submissions to their online Bicycle Accident Safety writing contest. The theme of the stories should be: “I wish I had a bike camera when“¦” The...

2012-08-15 23:02:30

A Second Oregon European Wax Center Franchise anticipates a successful Grand Opening by giving away Free Body waxing for a week Portland, OR (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 European Wax Center Portland is excited to announce its official Grand Opening on Wednesday, August 22nd. During the week prior, European Wax Center Portland will be inviting all future guests interested in waxing in Portland, OR to try out their waxing services for FREE during Premiere Week. Premiere Week at European Wax Center...

2012-08-14 06:30:06

CORVALLIS, Ore., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Home buyers in the state of Oregon can now access online home buyer education classes and support through HomeSmartOregon.org, a new website designed to guide consumers through the home buying process. The website is intended to help home buyers learn about budgeting, saving, down payment assistance programs and safe financing options through online home buyer education classes and in-person coaching from Regional Housing Centers located...

2012-08-09 23:02:20

The Portland Hoop Kings thank No More Poverty and Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi for their support. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) August 09, 2012 Portland, Oregon — The Portland Hoops Kings, thanked No More Poverty (nmp.org) and its founding brothers, Michael Omidi, MD and Julian Omidi, for the support extended to their inner city youth basketball program. “We are very grateful for No More Poverty´s support of our program,” according to Monica Porter speaking on behalf of...

2012-07-20 06:20:25

SEATTLE, July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To pump, or not to pump? Recent poll results from Seattle-based PEMCO Insurance found that nearly two-thirds of drivers in Oregon and Washington prefer their state's full- and self-service gas-pumping laws, which dictate who's allowed to pump fuel at gas stations. In Oregon, where it's illegal to pump your own gas, nearly two out of three drivers (63 percent) support the state's ban on self-service gas stations. In Washington, where drivers...

2012-07-16 10:21:40

NW Navigator Luxury Coaches of Portland, OR has been honored with a recognition by The Portland Business Journal in its selection of "Fastest-Growing Private 100 Companies." PORTLAND, Ore., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the June, 2012 issue of The Portland Business Journal published by American City Business Journals. NW Navigator Luxury Coaches was selected for the following honor: (Photo:...

2012-07-05 10:21:27

AUSTIN, Texas, July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, car2go North America, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Daimler North America Corporation, will give all car2go members in the United States access to its network of more than 1,300 fuel-efficient smart fortwo cars in all car2go cities within the country - including Austin, San Diego, Washington D.C., Portland, and starting later this month in Miami. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120705/NY35669 )...