Tuesday, July 26
Hillary makes history as first woman to lead major party as presidential candidate
Hillary Clinton makes history as the first woman to lead a major party in a presidential race
Bank of America is helping five Portland students with investing in their futures.
Benefits found in problem solving
A new study shows children learning two languages perform better at certain problem-solving tasks than their monolingual peers.
Carla Hayden is the first woman and the first African-American to hold the Librarian of Congress position.
Jefferson senior achieves at state
Mason Williams proves you don’t have to be an Olympian to demonstrate a commitment to something you love to do.
Bell finished #8 on the debut season of XFactor and has performed with Van Morrison, Sheryl Crow, B.B. King, Etta James and more.
Ken Griffey Jr. was inducted Saturday into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Mark Mitsui picked from Obama Administration
A leader from President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative will be the next president of Portland Community College.
Lee's first feature-length film and considerable landmark independent film is the next in NW Film Center's Rooftop Cinema.
Herman Bryant, 59, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for embezzling money from the Miracles Club.
Tuesday, July 19
Activists plan Saturday bike ride to build understanding
Gentrification is the major talking point of the city today, but for many neighborhoods it has been a reality for far too long.
It will be the first time in 20 years the show has been produced theatrically with a professional cast in Portland.
Michael Strickland has been banned from two local institutions.
District put off health and safety issues
Portland Public School Superintendent Carole Smith on Monday said she will step down now rather than wait a year to retire.
Program breaks barriers to a college education
New funds will help PCC provide nearly 3,000 students with critical services and support.
The Senate last week confirmed the longtime head of Baltimore's library system to be the next Librarian of Congress.
Equity push brings White House honor
The White House honored Portlander Desiree Williams-Rajee Friday along with nine others from around the country as “Champions of Change for Climate Equity.”
Almost 6 million U.S. citizens are effectively locked out of the democratic process.
Thousands of Marylanders will regain the right to cast their ballots this election year, thanks to the state’s lawmakers.
New requirements fail kids of color, advocates say
An attempt to increase the quality of preschool instructors in the process risks isolating kids of color.
Pre-school promise risks isolating kids of color
Hope lies in the seeds of early-childhood and K-5 interventions.
Wednesday, July 13
Oregon Humanities hosts conversation at Alberta Rose
A conversation about the Great Migration of black families who fled the south, the civil rights movement, and the reverberations of these historic events in Oregon and the United States.
Tuesday, July 12
REACH celebrates reopening
On July 15, REACH Community Development will celebrate the grand re-opening of the Bronaugh Apartments, a three story, 50-unit historic apartment building located in downtown Portland.
Command shuffle leaves out African- Americans
We need leadership in the police bureau, in city government and in the community.
1,000 rental bikes to dot inner city
The system was designed for quick trips with convenience in mind, as well as a fun and affordable way to get around.
Community and police respond to shootings
A sweeping march in downtown Portland happened before the Dallas violence on Thursday in the wake of the officer-involved shootings.
Obama pays tribute to officers; calls for racial healing
Obama insisted the nation is not as divided as it seems and called on Americans to find common ground in support of racial equity and justice.
Outreach expands business relationships
“Our goal is to create the appropriate business relationships to support and reflect the communities we serve”
Champs to represent Oregon in Arizona
Congratulations to the Beaumont Junior Girls Softball Team from northeast Portland who has won a state champion for a second year in a row!
Alberta Moody of Portland died June 28, 2016.
Facing down a locomotive in Vancouver
We call these oil trains “bomb trains” because we know, with one tiny loose bolt, they can erupt into an inferno, scorching everything for miles.
"Rangeela - The Dance Show" - was a unique effort by the Indian community of Portland to raise funds to build houses for impoverished people in the city of Chennai and its outskirts.
Friday, July 8
Police said suspect told them he acted alone
Police say a man suspected in the slayings had been upset about police shootings of two black men earlier this week and wanted to kill whites, "especially white officers."
Tuesday, July 5
“I Am A #ForceOf” gives youth good alternatives
The idea is to promote safe and productive activities as an alternative to gangs and other less productive pursuits this summer.
Initiative wants to tax sugary drinks for kids’ benefit
A new petition initiative seeks to counteract Multnomah County’s high rates of heart disease, tooth decay and diabetes, specifically in children.
Former Urban League official named to policy role
Retired Urban League of Portland president and CEO Michael Alexander was recently appointed by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to the Port of Portland Commission.
Lannis W. Warfield
Lannis W. Warfield was born April 1, 1940 and died June 27, 2016.
Student services will transfer to re-opened middle schools
The return of the classic middle school structure to PPS sees the end of the Academy's era.
Local leader promotes peace and tolerance
Leonard joins peacemakers Nelson Mandela, Mother Teresa, Pope Frances and many others in receiving the international Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Award.
The loving father, husband, brother and friend who was highly loved and respected by members of the community with whom he worked, has died at the age of 62.