Your Personal "Internet Toolkit"!
Charles Schulz's "PEANUTS" comic strip daily!
Portland area freeway and highway traffic cameras
Latest Portland region radar weather map
Portland Public Schools
Multnomah County's official SELLWOOD BRIDGE website
Click here for the official correct time!
Oaks Amusement Park
Association of Home Business (meets in Sellwood)
Local, established, unaffiliated leads and referrals group for businesspeople; some categories open
Weekly updates on area road and bridge construction
Translate text into another language
Look up a ZIP code to any U.S. address anywhere
Free on-line PC virus checkup
Free antivirus program for PC's; download (and regularly update it!!) by clicking here
Computer virus and worm information, and removal tools
PC acting odd, redirecting your home page, calling up pages you didn't want--but you can't find a virus? You may have SPYWARE on your computer; especially if you go to game or music sites. Click here to download the FREE LavaSoft AdAware program, and run it regularly!
What AdAware doesn't catch, "Malwarebytes" may! PC's--particularly those used for music downloads and online game playing--MUST download these free programs and run them often, to avoid major spyware problems with your computer!
Check for Internet hoaxes, scams, etc.
Here's more on the latest scams!
ADOBE ACROBAT is one of the most useful Internet document reading tools. Download it here, free; save to your computer, click to open, and forget about it! (But decline the "optional offers" -- they are just adware)
Encyclopedia Britannica online
Newspapers around the world
Convert almost any unit of measure to almost any other
Research properties in the City of Portland
Local source for high-quality Shaklee nutritionals
Note: Since THE BEE is not the operator of any of the websites presented here, we can assume no responsibility for content or consequences of any visit to them; however we, personally, have found all of them helpful, and posted them here for your reference.
Local News websites:
The news TODAY
Local News Daily.com
KATU, Channel 2 (Digital/HDTV broadcast channel 24)
KOIN, Channel 6 (Digital/HDTV broadcast channel 25)
KGW, Channel 8 (Digital/HDTV broadcast channel 26)
KOPB, Channel 10 (Digital/HDTV broadcast channel 10 and 28)
KPTV, Channel 12 (Digital/HDTV broadcast channel 12)
KRCW, Channel 32 (Digital/HDTV broadcast channel 24 and 25)
KPDX, Channel 49 (Digital/HDTV broadcast channel 12 and 26)
"Next Generation TV", in the incompatible ATSC-3 format, is currently duplicating (in the new format) KATU, KOIN, KGW, KOPB, KPTV, KRCW, and KPDX on channels 30 and/or 33; you will need a new TV or converter box capable of receiving the new ATSC-3 format in order to see these broadcasts.