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Police Body Cams Debated

Lents shooting highlights lack of body cams among Portland Police

Portland, which has become an epicenter of racial justice protests, is one of the few major U.S. cities where police are not required to wear body cameras, while elsewhere such footage is increasingly being released to provide an unaltered view of deadly incidents.

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Activist Named Marshall Leader

Historic Trust recognizes achievements

The achievements of 13 community leaders, including the work of Vancouver NAACP President Jasmine Tolbert, were recognized last week at the annual General George C. Marshall Leadership Awards from the Historic Trust, in partnership with the city of Vancouver.

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Top Ranking for Design

Meyer building recognized for equity and sustainability

The new Meyer Memorial Trust building, constructed under a commitment to equity and sustainability in the heart of the historically Black Albina community, has achieved the highest rating ever given under a national standard for energy and environmental design.

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Election Aims to Alter School Board

Two Black candidates in the running

Two Black candidates are in a strong position to win election to the Portland School Board in a May 18 vote-by-mail election.

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Stewardship with Paid Work

Unhoused connected to green space maintenance

A new program for restoring street basin bioswales and other green spaces is offering paid skill-building opportunities to people who are unhoused.

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'Melo’ reaches Top 10 in Career Points

NBA star defines greatness, coach says

Carmelo Anthony looked like he was headed for a forced retirement just a couple of seasons ago. Now, the Portland Trail Blazer is part of a truly exclusive club in the NBA.

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Season for Locally Grown

King Farmers Market ushers in spring

As part of four neighborhood markets opening this month and next, King joins the flagship, year-round PSU Portland Farmers Market in the South Park Blocks.

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Community Scholarships Announced

2021 awards made by The Links, Inc.

The Portland (OR) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated and the White Rose Educational Fund, Incorporated are proud to announce their 2021 scholarship awards.

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In Loving Memory

Mason ‘Rock’ McGee Stewart

Mason ‘Rock’ McGee Stewart was born in Portland and lived in the Northwest all of his life.

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Exploring Love

Book, video draws on diverse group of friends

A Portland woman is drawing on her Native American roots and a diverse group of friends to produce a music video promoting her new book.

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Justice March for Patrick Kimmons

Peaceful protest calls out police for killings

A large crowd peacefully marched down Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard on Thursday afternoon to demand justice for Patrick Kimmons, a Black man shot and killed by Portland Police in 2018, and for others who have lost their lives in police confrontations in Portland and worldwide

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COVID Risk Moved Back to Extreme

Multnomah joins others in ‘most dire’ category

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said Tuesday rising COVID-19 hospitalizations threaten to overwhelm doctors and she is moving 15 counties into extreme risk category, which imposes restrictions including banning indoor restaurant dining.

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Oregonian Charged in Insurrection

Hillsboro man makes court appearance

A man authorities say is seen in videos circulated by the FBI attacking officers trying to protect the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 has been identified as an Oregon man and arrested.

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Diversity Firsts Reign at Oscars

First woman of color named best director

It was, some observers said, a sea change for an awards harshly criticized as “OscarsSoWhite” in recent years.

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In Loving Memory

Charles H. Abraham Lyles

A proud husband, father and grandfather, he leaves a beautiful legacy for his daughter, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

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Our Justified Grievances with Policing

'We live this reality in Clark County'

'My position is George Floyd, Sandra Bland, or Daunte’s deaths all could have happened here. The proof is sadly in the blood staining our very streets.'

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PSU Proposal: Race Studies Mandate

‘This is something that is needed,’ college professor says

A proposal coming before the PSU Faculty Senate in early May would require all undergraduate students to complete courses in race and ethnic studies.


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