REMINDER: Tornado Alley Strikes Portland

Tonight’s the night! Head on over to OMSI’s Film Festival for the premiere of Tornado Alley (it’ll keep airing through the weekend), a flick that — with all the vivid […]

VIDEO: Portraits From A Storm

On April 27, 2011, dozens of tornadoes touched down in the Southern United States. Debris, documents and photos were scattered for hundreds of miles. A woman created a Facebook Page […]

Mythbusting: Overpasses as Tornado Shelters

MYTH: An overpass is a good place to shelter during a tornado. According to this boingboing article, the myth started in 1991 when a news crew survived a tornado by […]

Friday Final Cut

It’s Friday, and once again we find ourselves with a plethora of stories. So here’s your final cut…everything that we wanted to share, but don’t have time to blog. Enjoy! […]

VIDEO: Red Cross Responds In Joplin

“We don’t just have wounded bodies, we have wounded spirits.” — Nurse and Red Cross volunteer Christine Stockwell, on the ground in Joplin, MO.

Timbers’ Jack Jewsbury On Joplin Tornado

A disaster becomes more “real” when you know someone who’s been personally affected. And after watching this interview with Jack Jewsbury, captain of the much-loved Portland Timbers, I guarantee you’ll […]

Tornado Alley Strikes Portland

Last night I had the opportunity to go to the premiere for the OMSI Film Festival. If you’re not familiar, there are a TON of amazing IMAX films that will […]