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  2. St. Johns, Portland, Oregon - Wikipedia

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    St. Johns is a neighborhood of Portland, Oregon, United States, located in North Portland on the tip of the peninsula formed by the confluence of the Willamette River and the Columbia River. It was a separate, incorporated city from 1902 until 1915, when citizens of both St. Johns and Portland voted to approve its annexation to Portland, which ...

  3. Fremont Bridge (Portland, Oregon) - Wikipedia

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    The Fremont Bridge was also the 26th Peregrine falcon nest site designated in Oregon in 1995 after the raptor was placed on the U.S. Threatened and Endangered Species list in 1970. Etymology. The bridge as well as Portland's associated Fremont Street were named for John C. Fremont (1813–1890).

  4. Keep Portland Weird - Wikipedia

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    History. The slogan was created with the intention of supporting local businesses and small business owners. It was based on the Keep Austin Weird organization and slogan in Austin, Texas, and was brought to Portland in 2003 by Music Millennium owner Terry Currier after he learned of the movement in Austin.

  5. Roosevelt High School (Oregon) - Wikipedia

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    Terry Schrunk, (Class of 1932) - Firefighter, Multnomah County (Oregon) Sheriff and One of Portland Oregon’s Longest Serving Mayors From 1957-1972. Pennie Lane Trumbull, (Class of 1972) - Socialite, philanthropist, businesswoman, and entrepreneur. Her time as a band promoter was chronicled in the 2000 film Almost Famous where she was ...

  6. Portlandia - Wikipedia

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    Portlandia is an American sketch comedy television series starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, set in and around Portland, Oregon, and spoofing the city's reputation as a haven for eccentric hipsters.

  7. Miss Oregon USA - Wikipedia

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    Portland 1986 Kimberly Stubblefield Lake Oswego 18 Later Mrs. Oregon America 2007 under her married name, Kimberly Takla. 1985 Jodi Unruh Eugene: 20 Top 20 Former award-winning TV anchor/reporter and entertainment host and producer. Previously Miss T.E.E.N. Oregon 1983, Oregon's Homecoming Princess 1983 and America's Homecoming Princess 1983. 1984

  8. Laika (company) - Wikipedia

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    It is owned by Nike co-founder Phil Knight and is located in Hillsboro, Oregon, part of the Portland metropolitan area. Knight's son, Travis Knight, acts as Laika's president and CEO. Laika had two divisions: Laika Entertainment for feature films and Laika/house for commercial content.

  9. Vancouver, Washington - Wikipedia

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    Vancouver is located within the Portland media market for print, radio, and television media. It does, however, serve as the hometown for some media, including: The Columbian; The Oregonian (based in Portland, Oregon; also covers some southwest Washington news)