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Ebola Alert

In Oregon, flu considered more of a risk

"What we've learned," says Dr. Paul Lewis, the Tri-County Health Officer for the Portland area, "is that we're probably more likely to deal with suspected cases than real cases."

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PSU Considers Armed Police Force

Students and other activists raise concerns as decision nears

A deputized police force for Portland’s major university is a proposal that’s drawing fierce opposition from some PSU’s student groups, professors and civil rights activists.

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Not Your Everyday Family

Portland director brings comedy on West African experience

A play with lots of laughs and drama that follows an African family over three distinct stages of their development, through changing times and circumstances

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In Loving Memory

Funeral services for Lucille Johnson were held last Friday at Life Change Christian Center. She was born April 29, 1920 and died Sept. 27, 2014.

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In Loving Memory

Michael Paul Massad is remembered by friends and loved ones alike.

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Family Mourns Father, Grandfather

Killed when hit by Max train

Tragedy befalls a Portland family when a Max train hits and kills local grandfather, Joe Hill.

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Momentous Growth

PCC celebrates new full service campus in southeast

Portland Community College is opening up a fourth comprehensive campus, and Portlanders are invited to check out the new digs this Saturday!

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Voters Get Ready to Decide on Marijuana

Will Oregon go the way of Washington and Colorado this election?

Ballots went out today and Oregonians will be forced to decide the fate of marijuana laws in their state. Find out what effects Measure 91 could have on everything from who gets arrested to who gets taxed for what. And don't forget to vote!

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Happy Birthday William G. Russell!

A loving remembrance

A man who believed in work and taking care of his family

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Unfairly Expelled from Schools

District fined; parent leader pushes forward for change

Sheila Warren has spearheaded action against the unfair suspensions and expulsions of so many black students. As the state pursues action against Portland Public Schools, Warren and her organization must find new ways to keep pushing for discipline reform and seek justice for students of color.

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Author Turns to Publishing

How one woman has built a local business out of her love of words

With the support of her mother and sister, plus some church friends, Rochelle Carter says she wanted to create a business that will leave a legacy for her children and the future.

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Opposing a Culture of Glorified Violence

A fan writes controversial book on football

Violence, racism, sexism, and homophobia are embodied by America's favorite past time. The assessment about football by author Steve Almond was shared with a Portland audience on Sunday as he presented his controversial new book, Against Football: One Fan's Reluctant Manifesto.

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Inserting Themselves

Coming off an NAIA championship season, and currently sporting a stellar 10-1-1 record as well as being one of the top ranked women’s soccer teams, not to mention the top-ranked team in the Cascade Collegiate Conference, and boasting 28 wins in their last 29 games, the women’s soccer team at Concordia is inserting themselves as a talking point in local soccer conversations.

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Denzel Washington plays ‘Equalizer’ with signature quiet intensity

Denzel Washington reteams with his Training Day director Antoine Fuqua in the action thriller, The Equalizer.

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Passion for Food Turns to Business

‘Stoopid Burger’ rises to the top with unique, hand-crafted burgers

These local burgers make even the smartest of Portland foodies get downright Stoopid

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Soulful Singer Farewell

Linda Hornbuckle dies at the age of 59

Hornbuckle was famous throughout the Pacific Northwest for her powerful voice and amazing stage presence. This week Portland loses one of the most eminent singers in the Northwest.

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Spa Owners Proves Herself

How one woman has created a luxury wine-spa from the ground up

One woman brings Vino-Therapy to Downtown Portland - and the results are just as luxurious as you'd expect.

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Making Her Passion a Livelihood

Attorney reaches out to serve disadvantaged

One of very few adult congenital heart defect survivors, one attorney shares her gift with marginalized Portland community members.

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Aerial Picture from Drone of Jefferson's New Field

Community celebration prior to tonight's first home game

Jefferson High School scores new field for first home football game.

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Foraging Wild Edibles Creates a Business

An Interview with ‘The Truffle Temptress’

Secrets to finding the "diamond of the kitchen" -- truffles!

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