Wednesday, July 31
Bike Skills Park opens in New Columbia
Residents of the New Columbia neighborhood are celebrating the grand opening of a new Bike Skills Park.
Summer jobs program builds life skills
A group of Portland area students just returned from Washington D.C., where they joined hundreds of other student leaders from around the country to gain a deeper understanding of how community service creates positive change.
Larry ‘Fatter’ Hickman Jr.
Services for Larry ‘Fatter’ Hickman Jr. will be held on Saturday, Aug. 3 at 11 a.m. at Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, 4009 N. Missouri Ave.
Stevie ‘Shogun’ Hoggans
Memorial services for Stevie 'Shogun' Hoggans will be held Aug. 2 at 11 a.m. at Highland Christian Center.
Stop the massive militarization of our southern border
"Seal the Border!" is a mantra often repeated by those concerned about unlawful immigration, but the walls at borders may be only an illusion of safety.
Wednesday, July 24
Scanner technology gathers huge database
Portland Police are responding to an American Civil Liberties Union investigation on the use of high-tech police license plate scanners to record and monitor the movement or motor vehicles from across the city.
Film strikes a chord in African-American experience
The story of 22-year-old Oscar Grant who was killed lying face down by Oakland police in 2009 is the star of the film "Fruitvale Station". The movie will be released this week to a country knee deep in the conversation of racism; how will it affect the debate?
‘The talk’ just got even harder to deliver
Are you familiar with "Black Man 101"?
North Portland Library has opened a public exhibit featuring black-and-white images of first and second graders from King Elementary School and their neighbors.
Tuesday, July 23
TriMet operators shaken up after violent attacks
Some TriMet drivers are questioning their day-to-day safety after several violent episodes.
Residents join call for action
Portlanders joins the nationwide protest for 'justice' following George Zimmerman's acquittal.
Wednesday, July 17
Portland family reaches out for gift of life donations
After the loss of one parent just two years ago, Larry Gibson's children and grandchildren say they don't want to lose their "big daddy!" too.
McCoy Academy steps up in historic King district
The 25-year-old resource center fights to maintain its longstanding community support in Portland's minority communities.
A new call for action in the fight for justice
Verdict in the George Zimmerman trial stirs unrest. But will it stir change?
New building is part of PCC campus expansion fund from 2008
Tuesday, July 16
Verdict stirs conversations and protests
Verdict in Florida's George Zimmerman murder case with strong racial undertones prompts protests nationwide.
"The 21st century civil rights struggle has never before confronted us so boldly and clearly," says National Urban League president and CEO, Marc H. Morial.
Wednesday, July 10
Paul Knauls celebrates 50 years of Portland memories
The unofficial "Mayor of North and Northeast Portland" celebrates half-a-century of continued success in The Rose City.
Building a foundation for new beginnings
Non-profit partnership with Multnomah County turns foreclosure into hope for new family.
Film shines light on singers between obscurity and fame
Our Opinionated Judge covers "20 Feet from Stardom"
Timbers and Thorns support soccer upgrades
Portland City Council okays upgrades to soccer fields at Delta Park in north Portland.
Peninsula little league team advances to State.
A new report from Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries shows some promising numbers for minority participation but also highlights significant gaps.
Getting college athletes prepared for victory in life
Less than 1% of NCAA basketball players get drafted by NBA teams, what happens to the legions of undrafted young people?
Wednesday, July 3
Gay marriage goes to states in wake of court action
People voice their opinions on the Supreme Courts gay marriage ruling.
The annual celebration of North and Northeast Portland goes on without a hitch
Portland’s Seth Jones part of changing face of sport
The 18-year-old Portlander takes part in historic NHL moment