Kyle Curtis


Kyle is a life-long resident of the Pacific Northwest. After the dispiriting re-election of George W. Bush in 2004, Kyle was a production intern for Thom Hartmann's morning local show on AM 620 KPOJ. Kyle's experience through this internship inspired him to pursue a Masters of Public Administration degree at Portland State's Hatfield School of Government.

As a grad student, Kyle interned at Congressman Blumenauer's district office, handling constituent services during the Great Health Care Debate of 2009- the epitome of "trial by fire." Barraged daily by a steady steam of lies and misinformation, Kyle recognized that truth and facts have little currency in the marketplace of political rhetoric. Kyle completed his degree in December 2010, with a focus on sustainable food policy.

The past couple of years he has been active in regional food issues, helping manage his neighborhood farmers market and serving on the steering committee of the Multnomah Food Initiative. Kyle lives in a tiny house in Northeast Portland with his wife and two daughters. When the zombie apocalypse hits, Kyle plans on living on a couple of acres on Sauvie Island with a couple of goats and chickens.

November 29, 2016Behind Stand For Children's Disingenuous Public Relations Campaign To Force Funding For Measure 98
April 21, 2016Don't Shoot Portland Trial Day 4: Teressa Raiford Found Not Guilty of Disorderly Conduct
April 20, 2016Don't Shoot Portland Trial Day 3: Defense Witnesses Take the Stand
April 19, 2016Don't Shoot Portland Trial Day 2: Jury Selection and Opening Statements
April 18, 2016Community Activist Teressa Raiford Receives Her Day in Court
March 27, 2015Oregon's Political Winners & Losers for the Week of March 27, 2015
March 20, 2015Mitch McConnell Asks States to Ignore EPA Rules Regarding Coal--How Will Gov. Brown Respond?
October 17, 2014Why vote against Measure 90? Because it's pointless. And unnecessary.
October 13, 2014Seneca Jones Timber posts another stupid anti-Kitzhaber sign in Portland
April 16, 2014Oregonians United For Equality
March 31, 2014Climate change and the environment in Oregon's 2014 election
January 10, 2014How a Washington state Pepsi bottling company could hobble Presidential "recess appointment" ability
October 30, 2013The Fate of I-522, Washington State's GM Food Labeling Law
September 03, 2013Build Gateway Green: Building a New Crowdfunding Model for Public Projects
April 30, 2013Education Reform: Stop the Standardized Testing Insanity!
April 26, 2013Are the Recently Passed PERS Reforms Even Legal?
April 22, 2013The Funding Crisis of Oregon's Schools: Who's to Blame?
April 15, 2013Education "Reform": Naming and Shaming
April 10, 2013How the "New Normal" is Failing Oregon's Public Schools
March 04, 2013Greg Walden, Segment Producer for Fox News
January 25, 2013The initial cuts by the Hales administration, and the response to it
January 07, 2013The Morals and Ethics Behind 'Zero Dark Thirty'
December 29, 2012"I Love to Eat": A Performance to Honor and Benefit James Beard, Portland's Original Foodie
December 19, 2012Tax Cuts and Access to Guns: Both Destructive Pieces of Conservative Public Policy
December 18, 2012Economic forecast projects gloomy future for key Oregon industries
December 10, 2012Can the CRC be smaller and slightly less expensive?
November 08, 2012Mitt Romney Lost Because He Ran An Insulting Campaign
March 14, 2012Taking A Closer Look At the Doubts Raised About Eileen Brady as a New Seasons Co-Founder
January 18, 2012One simple infographic to explain SOPA & PIPA
January 09, 2012Perspectives on Portland: Earl Blumenauer
January 03, 2012Book Review: The Post Carbon Reader
December 18, 2011RIP Christopher Hitchens, 1949-2011
December 16, 2011Earl Blumenauer co-sponsors bipartisan Water for the World Act
December 08, 2011Perspectives on Portland: Rudy Soto
December 08, 2011Former Bush White House aide Andrew Card comes to Portland in search of Job-Killing Regulations; Finds None
December 05, 2011The 99% vs. the 1% in Eight Minutes
December 05, 2011Perspectives on Portland: Jeana Frazzini
November 17, 2011The Multnomah County Healthy Retail Initiative and the Village Market: A Closer Look
November 13, 2011One Thing's For Sure...
November 12, 2011Dave Lister offers nothing regarding the Mayor's race
November 08, 2011Mayor 2012: My! What an Interesting Week
November 08, 2011Perspectives on Portland: Gerding Edlen, The Developer's Perspective
October 28, 2011Mayor 2012: Eileen Brady envisions Portland as a "haven for entrepreneurs"
October 17, 2011Q&A with Post-Carbon Institute's Richard Heinberg
October 12, 2011Mayor 2012: Eileen Brady gets bluesy and brewsy with supporters
October 10, 2011Community activist Mark White declares candidacy for City Council
October 10, 2011Portland, Jefferson Smith would like to be your mayor.
September 30, 2011Portland Women Arrested at the Keystone Pipeline Protests
September 26, 2011Portland as a "Resilient Community"
September 22, 2011Mayor 2012: Portland women show support for Charlie Hales

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