The police in Lake Oswego, Oregon, a Portland suburb, pride themselves on the motto “no call is too small”. And they took one, yesterday, that comes straight from the Sheriff Andy Taylor manual of community policing.
The Pacific Northwest and Alaska. Wild. Majestic. Coffee-soaked. For too long these dark and mysterious areas of the United States have been bereft of a local GameFly distribution centre, forced to suffer longer-than-normal shipping times for their game rentals. Today GameFly says no more.
Portland is a serious bicycling community. But not so serious that it can’t have some fun with its bike lanes. Some wag painted a whole bunch of Mario Kart items along a stretch of North Williams Avenue in the city.