Great Editorial in the Oregonian:
End the madness at Lents Park
by Steve Duin, The Oregonian
Wednesday June 17, 2009, 5:09 PM
In a city famous for its parks, Lents is one of the grander preserves, a sprawling, tree-lined sanctuary that serves as church, retreat and lemonade stand for a community that can't afford weekends at Black Butte.
That anyone would seriously consider tattooing this 38-acre wonderland with a minor league ballpark is as misguided as it is cruel.
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