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Portland remembers its blue-collar past
Portland is a blue-collar city, or at least a city that remembers its blue-collar past. This is not a city of flash, but of hash— corned-beef hash, that is, a staple at the city’s outstanding...
Dec 10th, 2014
Federal support for Amtrak train good news for City’s economy, says Mayor
Mayor Gregor Robertson praised the federal government for reaching an agreement to keep a second Amtrak train running, saying it is good news for Vancouver’s economy. “It’s great to hear the...
Oct 14th, 2010
Mayor Gregor Robertson tells feds to support second Amtrak train
Linda Solomon Wood
Oct 12th, 2010
Discovering New Horizons on Amtrak
I jumped into the front seat of a yellow cab soon around 4:30 am in the damp pitch black of the Vancouver fall, in such a hurry that I’d reached the Pacific Central station before realizing with a...
Oct 19th, 2009