Weird Portland News
Thousands of naked bicyclists are soon expected to fill Normandale Park in Northeast Portland, which is the meeting place for this year’s upcoming World Naked Bike Ride. But some neighbors are not happy about it… . In the past, police have said they’ll look the other way as long as people wear helmets and shoes.

A superstitious children’s game apparently led 19-year-old Daniel J. Calhoon to hold his breath and pass out while driving through a U.S. 26 tunnel west of Manny on Sunday. As a result, Oregon State Police say, Calhoon caused a three-vehicle crash that injured four people. It takes drivers about 10 seconds to get through the 772-foot-long Dennis L. Edwards Tunnel cutting through the coastal range.

Bass told officers that he wasn’t a pirate but a “high-elf engaged in battle with the evil Morgoth.”
Festival of the Fungus: Features a mushroom identification clinic, demonstration by truffle-sniffing dogs, a mushroom-themed art show, mushroom tastings, and special mushroom menus offered by local restaurants. Visitors encouraged to bring found mushrooms for identification by Jake Hurlbert of the Pacific Northwest Mycological Association. Visit website to have your artwork included in the show and for other information. Noon-4 p.m. Sat, Oct. 26. Estacada Public Library, 825 N.W. Wade St., Estacada; free; www.estacadafungusfest.com or fungusfestival@yahoo.com

Craigslist: $400 Rockstar looking for room $400 + deposit (Portland)

Hi my name is Dylan I am a rockstar and pretty famous. I am looking for a room in an all female party household. My interests include, John Coltrane, drugs, psychedelics, magic, sex, liquid light projectors, space/time travel, music. I self identify as female but I am externally a heterosexual male. So I am spiritually a lesbian. I have been told by girls that I am beautiful but they might have been lying. I am 22 and externally white but I identify as black.

My job is that I am a rockstar. I’m in a band.

I am willing to sleep bunkbed, floor, Tipee outside of your commune or whatever. I am a pretty savage wizard, so watch out. I respect christians, gays, buddhists, native americans, aliens, whatever. Universal Love.

(via 'Where's Waldo Bandit' bank robbery suspect arrested in Washington County | OregonLive.com)
Seattle PD officers handed out bags of Doritos to participants with details about the new law. Their tweets are worth a read even today, beginning with a hilarious series of posts about the police chief spotting a car with fake marijuana leaves hanging from the rearview mirror.
The Romanian princess accused of hosting a series of cockfight derbies on her eastern Oregon ranch worked the concession stand, selling beer and tacos as roosters ripped each other up in a nearby ring, according to video footage shot by two undercover informants.
When Eastmoreland Golf Course tacked a"Post No Bills" sign on its fence along Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, they weren’t expecting people to reject the instruction so literally.
The sign has stirred Portlanders to post pictures of people named Bill on the fence, including Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bill Clinton, Billy Crystal, William Shatner and Bilbo Baggins. (There’s also a picture of the bill from Schoolhouse Rock.)
http://www.wweek.com/portland/blog-30568-post_no_bills_sign_a.html

When Eastmoreland Golf Course tacked a"Post No Bills" sign on its fence along Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, they weren’t expecting people to reject the instruction so literally.

The sign has stirred Portlanders to post pictures of people named Bill on the fence, including Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bill Clinton, Billy Crystal, William Shatner and Bilbo Baggins. (There’s also a picture of the bill from Schoolhouse Rock.)

http://www.wweek.com/portland/blog-30568-post_no_bills_sign_a.html