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Scare up a new skill with Ghost Hunting 101
Photos and Story by James Hill
PORTLAND, Ore. – Creaky floors, cold spots and eerie noises. Are they from an old building settling, or an encounter from the great beyond? This fall, spend some time with a professional "ghost buster" and decide for yourself. A new Portland Community College non-credit class, Ghost Hunting 101, will crack open the door to the here-after and shine a light on what exactly does go bump in the night. Instructor Martina Baker will offer insight into theories of the paranormal, the basics of its research and the equipment and protocol used in investigations. Explore apparitions, poltergeists and the many forms that ghostly phenomena can take.The one-day class will meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, in Room 106 of Building 7 at the PCC Rock Creek Campus, 17705 N.W. Springville Road. Cost is $35. For more information, contact PCC Community Education at 503-614-7308.