Hey there, red shirt comrades! Have a good Star Trek day! Today is the day nerds like me celebrate all things Star Fleet. So, yeah, I’m pretty excited. Okay, let’s talk about today.
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First, the weather forecast for the day:
So much sun, you’ll think you’re on Risa, but it’s just another summer day in Portland. The high temperature will be around 85.
Here are the best stories in Portland today:
- OHSU announced that he was withdrawing his sponsorship for the Portland Marathon 2021. Citing an “unprecedented influx of patients” and hospitals “at full capacity” OHSU The statement, posted on the website, suggests that sponsoring the marathons would overwhelm already overworked staff. While holding a race during a COVID wave may seem risky, the website of the Portland Marathon make an extended list COVID restrictions, including proof of vaccination or COVID test within 72 hours of the race. (KGW)
- Today the Portland City Council vote on an emergency resolution that would ban the purchase of goods and services from Texas in response to a new law banning most abortions there. In addition, the resolution would ban city employees from traveling to the state. (KPTV)
- The strike at Nabisco factory at North Portland heated. The strike began because of a contractual dispute, in which members of the International Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco and Grain Millers Union, Local 364 claim reduces their wages and weakens their health coverage. Nabisco retaliates with restraining orders and threats to sue the union. (Willamette Week)
- An afternoon shooting was filmed, in front of a man North East Portland residence. Occurring just hours after a shooting in the Pearl Quarter injured 3 people, the footage shows a man trying to protect his 2 children. Fortunately, apart from one affected car, no injuries were reported. (KOIN)
- COVID-19[female[feminine stole the show from infectious diseases in the Pacific Northwest, but some doctors are worried about another infection. Dr Devon Ebbing, pediatrician at Vancouver Clinic, wants parents to know VRS, Where respiratory syncytial virus. RSV and COVID-19 have similar symptoms and both are on the rise in the Portland-Vancouver area. (KATU)
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Today in Portland:
- Portland bandaged Yellow birds will play South East Portland place Produce the line, outside on their terrace. Grab a beer, grab a bite to eat, and relax with an evening of soft acoustic music. 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
- Nothing goes with tacos like post-punk power pop and North East Portland restaurant Taco crank aims to please. it is to present Portland bandaged High Five Danger this evening. Opening show by Roy Matsunaga & Josh Lambe. Music starts at 7:00 p.m.
- If this is the bluegrass you are looking for, well then look no further and go down to the Goodfoot Pub and Lounge in South East Portland. Tonight he presents the music of Fog. Discovered playing in the streets by a Grammy-winning artist Laurie Lewis, their innovative sound and energetic punk rock spirit have captivated audiences the world over. Proof of vaccination and masks are mandatory. Doors open at 8:00 p.m.
- What is that? Are you saying you want your musical evening to be a little more sophisticated? Maybe you should pay a visit to Corkscrew wine bar in South East Portland. Tonight it will feature the expert jazz voice of Annette Lowman. Maybe even dress yourself up and make it a chic night out. Come on, live a little. 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
- Alternatively, you might want a less sophisticated evening. Maybe even a little comedy with your music. Well that tells me you should head downtown Star theater tonight for the Hip Hop & Laughter Show. With Specter of the sea, Drawn grizzly bear, Lance Edouard, Patrick thomas perkins, Espy and many others, it promises to be more than enough for a Wednesday evening. Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test required for entry. The show is at 7:00 p.m.
- The The guys from Growler in South Portland are again with another beer tasting. Tonight they will welcome Eugene, Oregon Claim 52 Brewery with lots of their amazing beers on tap. Stop and quench that thirst. 5:00 p.m.
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- Portland Art Museum: “I think of the photographer Lewis hine all Labor Day. He was deeply affected by the long hours and low wages he earned working to help his widowed mother and siblings during the 1890s in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Hine first learned about … “(Instagram)
- Like I said, it’s Star Trek Day and Moon jogging pants wants to celebrate with a virtual racing event. Go boldly is the marathon and since you are doing it from your home you can choose any distance from 1 mile to the full distance of 26.2 miles. In addition to celebrating everything Trekkie, they will donate 20% of every registration to the Space Foundation, their mission is to be the premier resource for space education, a trusted source of space information and a provider of outstanding forums for the exchange of ideas . Sign up online. (Virtual execution events)
- from texas new, restrictive abortion law To Portland take notice. First with the vote of the city council on resolutions banning trade and travel. Now OB-GYN Dr Jennifer Lincoln of Portland talks about the new law on TIC Tac. As the author of the book Let’s talk about it there, she has a lot to say. (KGW)
- While we are on a science fiction newsletter theme, you can mark your timeline for the UFO festival in McMinnville. It takes place of 24 – 25 Sep, but it attracts thousands of attendees every year, so get your tickets early. Second in popularity after the UFO festival in Roswell, New Mexico, Oregon the annual celebration includes days full of parades, costume contests, expert speakers and family entertainment. (UFO festival)
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It’s your Wednesday, so go ahead boldly and don’t let the Borg assimilate you. We’ll meet again tomorrow when I talk more about Portland than Data running his conversation routine. For now, live long and prosper! If you are feeling these newsletters, consider inviting some of your friends and neighbors to follow. You can send them this link to subscribe.
– Dominique anaya
About me: Doctor, educator and now writer / artist, I just relax in Portland, OR with my wife, our ferrets, chickens and goats.
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