Oregon Considered

Biscuit Fire Logging Protestors Block Downtown Street

March 30, 2005

0331_protest.jpgOpponents of the Biscuit timber sales in southwest Oregon staged an unusual protest in Portland Wednesday.

A demonstrator suspended himself on a tripod in the middle of Second Avenue and read from the Dr. Seuss book, The Lorax, while dozens of police officers watched and directed traffic.


It took more than an hour for police to get him down.
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COMMENTS

Thank you Karen Minnis!!!
I think it's about time someone came up with a plan to stop the bickering in Salem over the Education Budget. It's just too bad that Jeff Merkley, who hasn't come up with an alternative other than "spend more, spend more" is so partisan that he will not acknowledge that this plan would force future legislators to follow it or be voted out of office.

Posted by: Donald Duch at April 5, 2005 03:16 PM