Posts Tagged ‘Bull Run’

The Turd in The Punchbowl

Shortly after I got home yesterday, I received a message from the city of Portland that, until further notice, I and some 135,00o other westside Portlanders and suburbanites ought to boil our water before using it.  This being only the second time such an order has been issued here in our admittedly short history, I [...]

Whither, Snowy Peak?

Today the Portland Water bureau announced that it would henceforth be “blending” groundwater from its emergency wells with our customarily pristine Bull Run water from Mt. Hood, to assure that we “don’t run out” as the quite visibly bone-dry mountain awaits the fall and winter rainy seasons. Like most mountains, Mt Hood has lost massive [...]