The Oregon Legislature created the current Port of Portland in 1970 by merging the original Port of Portland, a public corporation dating from 1891, and the Portland Commission of Public Docks, a city agency dating from 1910.In 1973, the consolidated Port became a tricounty agency serving Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington counties. Lab tests showed that the mandible, rust-red near the base, festooned with multicolor beads, was from a helmeted hornbill—a massive Borneo rain-forest bird known in certain circles as “fly article earlier in 2013, was a retirement-age man proud of his inventory: shrunken heads, singing bowls, a shaman’s turtle-shell backpack from Borneo—rare products “rich in history” and “chilling to touch.” (The owner has since been named by media reports as Gary Roy Holstrom; Fish and Wildlife cannot confirm his identity for legal reasons.) His collection, he claimed, was sourced from qualified procurers who scoured estate sales and “artisan villages.”But just two years before the hornbill mandible was intercepted, inspectors had seized another package addressed to his shop near Pacific University: a monkey skull sent from an Indonesian outfit called Borneo Artifact.At that time the shop owner, responding to a Fish and Wildlife letter informing him of the skull’s endangered status, denied ever having ordered such an item. Match Group, the parent company of Tinder, Plenty Of Fish, Match, How About We, and Ok Cupid, filed to go public recently.According to its IPO prospectus, it generated revenues of 8.3 million last year, In light of all this news, I spent a week trying out a bunch of different dating apps to compare notes.“We had proof that they had been contacted by the agency before,” says Montuori.“It was well-documented in writing: what they had done, why it was illegal. I pulled up the individual’s website and they were selling endangered wildlife. That’s when the covert part starts.”schooled veteran of the State Department and passport fraud cases, he joined Fish and Wildlife eight years ago specifically for such field work, which has seen him consorting with Japanese turtle smugglers and British reptile traders—ideally, aiming to put them out of business.
In March 2014, Montuori made first contact with him by e-mail, assuming the air of an eager connoisseur.
The Port functions under the direction of seven commissioners appointed by the governor and confirmed by the legislature.
Its three areas of activity are aviation, maritime trade, and land development.
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January is National Stalking Awareness Month, and we would like to take the opportunity to talk about this very serious, unpredictable, and dangerous crime.