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A Portland Tribune news stand
A Portland Tribune news stand

The Portland Tribune is a free newspaper published twice weekly (Tuesdays and Fridays) in Portland, Oregon. It was founded in 2001 by media magnate Robert Pamplin to be a competitor and counterpoint to the Oregonian, the city's only daily newspaper, as well as a moderate-conservative counterpoint to liberal alternative weeklies Willamette Week and the Portland Mercury. It is the flagship newspaper of the Pamplin Media Group of community newspapers in the Portland metropolitan area. Pamplin Media Group also owns and operates the talk show format radio station KPAM. The combined resources of the Pamplin Media Group is the second largest news gathering organization in Oregon. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (439x638, 24 KB) Summary A distribution box for the Portland Tribune; downtown Portland, June 2006. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (439x638, 24 KB) Summary A distribution box for the Portland Tribune; downtown Portland, June 2006. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Roses, Stumptown, Bridgetown Location Location in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Coordinates , Government Country State County United States Oregon Multnomah County Mayor Tom Potter Geographical characteristics Area     City 145. ... October 2, 2004 edition. ... The Willamette Week is an alternative newsweekly published in Portland, Oregon. ... The Portland Mercury is an alternative weekly newspaper published in Portland, Oregon. ...


The paper deals almost exclusively with issues local to Portland and the state of Oregon. It features continuing columns by Phil Sanford and Dwight Jaynes. Official language(s) None Capital Salem Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 9th  - Total 98,466 sq mi (255,026 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 2. ... Dwight Jaynes is a journalist, sportswriter and radio personality. ...


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