Monday, June 04, 2007


A local group has begun a campaign to have the Portland peninsula secede from the City of Portland in what a spokesman calls an “effort to establish the free and independent city of Portinsula." The group began its movement by posting flyers around the city on billboards and telephone poles.

Printed material about Portinsula, including a list of grievances, FAQs, and a secession timeline and map will be distributed in early June, according to Harry Walker, the site administrator for, the group’s website. The group can be contacted at


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