Wednesday, June 29
From Vancouver to Portland, Joe Reed is survived by many friends and family.
Tuesday, June 28
End of late book fines encourage participation
The library’s Summer Reading program entices kids to read for pleasure when school is not in session.
Oregon seventh for locking up black residents
Oregon has the seventh highest percentage rate in the United States of incarceration of black people in state prisons.
Stories behind the church members who lost their lives
“We Are Charleston,” is a comprehensive new book about last summer’s tragic events at South Carolina’s Mother Emanuel Church.
Popular zoo program runs daily
This year’s program also features some new animals and a much-anticipated return to the zoo’s central lawn.
New chief takes oath and makes changes
Portland Police Chief Larry O’Dea will be replaced by Captain Mike Marshman, Mayor Charlie Hales announced Monday.
Warfield to lead Prince tribute at Blues festival
For the last 29 years, the Oregon Food Bank has used the emotional power of blues music to help pacify hunger.
Community unites for parade and festival
The Good in the Hood Festival brought the community together for yet another fun year.
Thursday, June 23
Ashland play ‘Roe’ accords dignity to complex points of view
"Roe" is a beautifully directed play by Bill Rauch and features a wise and stunning cast. It's playing in Ashland through the end of October.
Wednesday, June 22
Portland's 44th Juneteenth celebration was this past weekend.
The Western States Golf Association, founded in 1954, has over 1,000 members in over 33 affiliated clubs in six Western states.
Festival promotes unity in the community
For over 20 years, the Good in the Hood Festival has had thousands of community residents participating.
Tuesday, June 21
Supporting vital services for released inmates
People returning to the community from Oregon’s prisons and jails face numerous barriers to successfully reintegrating.
“Tribute Prince” is available in print for $3.99 at Comic Flea Market.
Affordable housing tax could save mobile home park
An affordable housing tax could save the homes of the Oak Leaf Mobile Home Park residents.
Skinn’s stabbing revives community concerns
The death of a dancer at a northeast Portland strip club revives community concerns.
Wednesday, June 15
Changes come for certain Ballot Measure 11 charges in the second degree.
“Roots, Resistance, Revolution” is the theme for the June 22 celebration as a response to the growing issue of housing displacement in Portland.
Diversity of donors saves lives
Just in time for Juneteenth, the 11th Annual Dr. Charles Drew Community Blood Drive returns.
Esteemed musician and educator will direct jazz band
Dr. Thara Memory has been enlisted to direct the jazz band for advanced students at the Metropolitan Youth Symphony.
Tuesday, June 14
The “Clara Peoples Freedom Trail Parade” will begin Saturday, June 18 at 10:45 a.m. at Bethel AME Church.
Environmental educators lead big canoe trips
Paddlers can enjoy observing birds and wildlife from a one-of-a-kind on-water perspective.
Trump led GOP a deal breaker
What happens when the convention nominates a presidential candidate who’s an out-and-out racist?
Muhammad Ali was my idol
How would you approach the colossal task of describing a man who once boasted that he, “wrestled with alligators, tussled with a whale, done handcuffed lightning and throw thunder in jail?
New exhibit opens Saturday at OMSI
The new exhibit at OMSI takes guests on a trip through space.
A summer free for all at Portland Parks
A broad portfolio of culturally diverse music, movies and recreation programs will once again grace Portland’s parks this summer.
Honored as fearless man of principle
The Greatest was laid to rest in his hometown Friday after an all-day send-off.
Pride week dampened by gay club massacre
Portland’s Pride celebration is kicking off this week from a place of condolence and concern of safety after Orlando's events.
Thursday, June 9
President Barack Obama formally endorsed Hillary Clinton’s bid for the White House
Wednesday, June 8
Ride Connection provides public transit services that help pickup senior citizens and take them to doctor’s appointments, shopping trips and community events.
Classic hits ground stellar production
Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat.
Opening day for the city’s outdoor pools is Tuesday, June 14.
Prosecutors unfairly seek white juries
Prosecutors are likely to exclude minorities from juries knowing that their personal experience may have caused them to distrust law enforcement.
Tuesday, June 7
Swiggle Mandela has just released a controversial new hip hop music video with a positive message.
World to Gather for Final Farewell
With a wit as sharp as the punches, Muhammad Ali dominated sports for two decades. He passed Friday, June 3.
Public health responds to widening threat
Multnomah County Health Department officials are responding to the growing public concerns.
Kathleen Saadat has indicated that discord surrounding police reform issues did not influence her decision to retire
Real-world meaning comes with outreach
Portland Public School students are engaging in a hands-on learning process at The ReBuilding Center, where failure, experimentation and creative solutions are encouraged.
A grand reason to celebrate
TriMet’s most recent action of awarding a major contract to black-owned Raimore Construction is evolutionary and is the culmination of many years of struggle.
Thursday, June 2
Weekend locations include Walnut Park and Gresham
With temperatures expected to reach 100 degrees this weekend, two cooling centers will open in Multnomah County to help seniors and people with disabilities and other health conditions stay safe.
Wednesday, June 1
Justice groups point to unequal treatment
YouthPass doesn’t reach past the attendance areas of the Portland School District and a group of students are trying to change that.
Komen reaches out for breast health
“The statistics in the African American community are alarming, and we need to do something to address the disparities."
Dr. Alisha Moreland-Capuia has been nominated to serve on the board of the Portland Development Commission by Mayor Charles Hales.
Congratulations to the boys 4X100 Relay team at Jefferson High School for a successful season by pushing themselves to the limit.
Documentary sparks conversation on how badly things can go wrong
When the criminal justice system makes mistakes, why are we as a culture not more curious about what went wrong?