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Archive for May, 2010

Oregon Coast Gears up for The Goonies’ 25th Anniversary

Friday, May 21st, 2010

Can you believe it has been 25 years since The Goonies? The Astoria-Warrenton Chamber of Commerce is planning a 25th anniversary celebration in honor of the movie’s original 1985 release. It’s been 25 years since The Goonies first hit the silver screen, but die-hard fans still show up in Astoria, Ore., to tour the coastal […]

Portland is Lean

Friday, May 14th, 2010

According to Men’s Health magazine, a new study ranking the 100 Fattest U.S. Cities has Portland near the bottom of the list.  Portland ranked 94th; therefore, it’s one of the leanest cities in the country. or the ranking, the magazine calculated the percentage of people who are overweight and diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. They […]

Oregon has the skinniest children!

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Oregon has the lowest rates of childhood obesity in the country. No one is quite sure why. A combination of lifestyle, diet. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/05/04/oregon-has-lowest-rate-of_n_562749.html

Indie Wine Festival this Weekend!

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

The 6th annual Indie Wine Festival takes place this Saturday, May 8th. It will feature 40 of the region’s top indie wine makers and of course the chance to taste their creations. The event will take place at the Bison Building, 419 NE 10th Ave. You should plan on getting tickets in advance, $75 for […]