Content about Portland, Oregon

April 13, 2012

A group of preschoolers stung by wasps have transformed their experience into a giant map of Portland, thanks in part to a donation by Parr Lumber. The Maple classroom at Growing Seeds, a children’s learning center in North Portland, was given two large sheets of plywood by the Northwestern pro dealer to transform into a mural of their favorite places in Portland. 

June 16, 2011

Teufel Nursery, a landmark Portland, Ore., garden center and landscaping business that filed for bankruptcy protection in 2009, has paid off a major creditor, according to an article in the Portland Business Journal. 

April 21, 2011

Lowe’s has added a Yolo Colorhouse, a regional line of eco-friendly paints, to its West Coast stores, according to an article in the Portland Business Journal.

Lowe’s has added Yolo Colorhouse, a regional line of eco-friendly paints, to its West Coast stores, according to an article in the Portland Business Journal.

Portland-based Yolo will sell its no-VOC interior paints and primers in Oregon, Washington and California, according to the article. A 1-gallon container will retail for $22.98. 

The 92-color line will be available at 20 Lowe’s stores between Seattle and Los Angeles. 

March 23, 2011

The founder of Rent a Husband, Kalle Warren Jr., has filed a lawsuit against Ace Hardware and his former attorneys in a Portland, Maine, Superior Court, according to an article in the Portland Press Herald. He is seeking $200 million plus punitive damages.

February 24, 2011

After an eight-month investigation, police from several Oregon and Washington counties served search warrants on seven Portland-area houses and recovered approximately $1 million of stolen building materials, according to an article in The Oregonian.