Congratulations to Faubion PreK-8 School graduate Chinemerem Amadi as a 2015 recipient of the Presidential Academic Excellence Award.
The 4th of July holiday and the arrival of summer has people eager to break out the fireworks, the barbeque, and start a campfire on their next hike or trip to the beach – but because of an extreme dry spell throughout the Northwest, fire officials are reminding residents to practice important fire safety measures.
Celebrating local neighborhoods
Highlight's from this year's Good in the Hood Parade.
Extravaganza fighting hunger begins Thursday
The annual Waterfront Blues Festival comes back to Portland this weekend.
Dawson Park concert to honor late music legends
A community musical legacy concert at Dawson Park on Wednesday
The City of Vancouver presents another year of free concerts and movies in the parks from Wednesday, July 8 to Aug. 14.
Sylvester to open festival honoring Blues great
On Thursday, on the opening day of this year's Waterfront Blues Festival, Norman "Boogie Cat" Sylvester will play a special set to honor his greatest Blues influence, the late BB King.
‘Escape Rooms’ to unleash your inner sleuth
A family owned adventures facility in Beaverton has a new team-building, mind-bending activity for friends, families or company excursions.
An act of terrorism and nothing less
I am the great grandson of a slave. The conversations about race, racism, bigotry, the confederate flag, historic oppression; these conversations are not abstract discussions for me, nor for many others who can trace their immediate lineage to slavery.
Drug still has regulations; sales not ready
Starting July 1, the recreational drug became legal for personal use, but things are not as simple as they seem.
Some thoughts for folks with questions
Gender variance is a hot topic right now - so it might be valuable to familiarize with some terms and histories.
Henry Earl Dizer
A life celebration to remember Henry Earl Dizer will be held on Thursday, July 2 at 1 p.m. at Morningstar Church.
Independence Day at Fort Vancouver presented by Bank of America takes place Saturday, July 4 at the Fort Vancouver National Site.
PBS has temporary put its "Finding Your Roots" series on hold after determining an episode that omitted references to Ben Affleck's ancestor as a slave owner violated its standards.
The Clackamas Repertory Theatre production of Tennessee Williams' classic play, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" opened Friday on the campus of Clackamas Community College.
Slavery still shapes our society
It’s a profoundly shameful history. But if we don’t face that history squarely — and acknowledge the ways it still distorts the structure of our society today — we’ll be incapable of undoing its legacy.
Rousing eulogy touches on racial past and present
President Barack Obama used his eulogy for a slain pastor to deliver an unvarnished lecture on America's racial history Friday, and then boldly sang "Amazing Grace," a spiritual meant to summon hope in the darkest of times.
Cancellation due to heat advisory
Essentially Ellington winners will perform at later late and at other festivals