- March 14 ELGL Event in Bend
- It’s Madness – ELGL Bracket Challenge
- ELGL’s Call for Resumes
- ELGL Featured in The Times
- Task Force to Study Oregon Property Tax System?
- 03.09.12 Knope of the Week
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Nominate a Community Service Hero for the 18th Annual Gladys McCoy Award! | Multnomah County – Know someone who should be honored as Multco’s outstanding citizen vltr & inducted in the county’s “Volunteer Hall of Fame”? Nominate them for the Gladys McCoy Award!
Join the Tualatin Planning Commission – Are you interested in supporting your community? Are you looking for a way to get involved with civic engagement?
Gussie never backed down – Many remember Gresham’s iconic former mayor Gussie McRobert for her willingness to fight for her city.
Peyton Manning’s Lessons In Career Strategy – This week, in a much-talked about move, the Indianapolis Colts released their future Hall-of-Fame, four-time MVP quarterback Peyton Manning to go look for work with another NFL team.
How to Be Creative – The image of the ‘creative type’ is a myth. Jonah Lehrer on why anyone can innovate—and why a hot shower, a cold beer or a trip to your colleague’s desk might be the key to your next big idea.
A Year After Tsunami, Town Seeks Solace – In the face of tragedy, Japan has rediscovered a resiliency and inner strength reminiscent of the post-war age. Social media has transformed the suffering of many into a new network of community activism and volunteerism.
Engaging Kids in Politics – Earlier this week, I asked my daughter if anyone at school was talking about the Super Tuesday primaries or the rest of the presidential race. “Nope,” she said.
Inside the UGB
- Hotels, retailers ready to score off NCAA’s March Madness
- Gresham mayor: High quality of life doesn’t come free
- Eileen Brady campaign forces changes to three-way debate, sparking criticism
- Has Sam Adams really made the streets safer for walkers, bikers and drivers?
- Multnomah Co. budget shortfall steeper than expected
- Legislative candidate finds good reason to drop out: ‘Extreme marital distress’
Outside the UGB
- 100% jump in sewer rates also possible
- Legislators gird for special session
- City manager suspends enforcement of Tacoma’s billboard law, citing budget concerns
- Oregon’s Public Employees Retirement System releases more-detailed retiree data
- Political Chat: Sine Die, Super Tuesday Mark Busy Week