Coming to Portland this week is the series of food and drink events called Feast Portland. It starts Thursday with something called a "sandwich invitational," for which tickets cost $95, and the weekend includes tastings, classes, and dinners, with events ranging from 55 to 200 dollars.
The Port of Portland has approved a new propane gas export terminal at the port. This project is the largest single private capital investment in the city’s history. The Mayor of Portland, Charlie Hales, applauded the new terminal, which he says will bring jobs to the city. The Pembina propane terminal will bring a total of thirty long-term jobs to the area. But environmental groups are concerned with the impact that this terminal may have.
For more, KBOO’s Sam Bouman spoke with Ted Gleichman, director of the Oregon Sierra Club, about these concerns. 5:33 minutes (5.08 MB)