Bouncing back from adversity
Environmental conditions, like the Columbia River Gorge fire, can affect your breathing and challenge an active lifestyle. The following three easy steps can help get you back on your fitness journey.
Lillard’s Second Rap Album
Portland Trail Blazer point guard Damian Lillard is showing that his second career as a rap star is no fluke.
Jazz composer and multi-instrumentalist David Ornette Cherry will front a special one-night only event that integrates music with storytelling about Portland's late, great, Native American musician Jim Pepper.
Offender rehabilitation takes mental health into account
New type of parole and probationary care is being exercised in Multnomah County
Police leader defends NFL protests
Controversy over the silent protests by NFL players during the playing of the Nation Anthem at NFL games has the leader of Portland’s police union siding with the players
Grant allows county to target jail misuse and overuse
Multnomah County has added momentum to efforts to reform the local criminal justice system and reduce the county jail population
Dreamers in limbo; Trump backtracks on deal
Oregon’s two U.S. senators visit Portland to defend immigrants whose legal status is in jeopardy
Advocate looks to solutions; security video shows suspects
Anyone with information is urged to call police
Portland’s Tyrone Carter, aka Ty Corleone
Dedicated hip hop artist showcases poetic rhymes and storytelling
Lila B. Frances Streeter
Lila B. Frances Streeter was born June 12, 1991 and died Oct. 2, 2017.
Family-owned Vinn Distillery makes popular Chinese spirit
Vinn Distillery is bringing baiju, a popular Chinese grain spirit made, to Portland’s vibrant craft distilling scene.
Portland’s Groovin High Steppers, an African American swing dance group, will be hosting their 5th annual soiree on Oct. 14th, bringing guests from across the country for a weekend of Chicago-style steppin’ and line dancing.
Non profit helps young adults reach full potential
David Greenidge is working to provide job training and affordable housing to break a cycle of low employment that keeps too many young men and women from our community from reaching their full potential.
World champion launches boxing studio
Steve “2 Pounds” Forbes, one of Portland's most accomplished athletes, is opening training studio 2 Pounds Sports to share his knowledge and talent with a new generation of athletes.
TriMet spreads economic stimulus across the board
TriMet’s long standing commitment of encouraging and supporting businesses owned by people of color and women when competing for TriMet contracts on transit construction projects has become a national model.
Albina turns to Beneficial with combined resources
Albina Commuinity Bank, a financial institution in Portland created to help finance economic development projects from disadvantaged and ethnically diverse individuals and communities, will merge with another mission-alligned bank, Beneficial State Bank.
Rockwood Boys and Girls Club celebrates
Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metro hosted the grand opening of its newest facility in the Rockwood community of Gresham Monday
Motive still a mystery as authorities look for clues
What set off 64-year-old shooter remains a question mark
Minority firm wins biggest ever Metro job
Northeast Portland-based firm Colas Construction won a $27 million contract to make renovations to the 27-year-old Oregon Convention Center, the largest contract ever awarded to a minority-owned business by Metro regional government.
Kay Newell says ‘knowledge and service’ has no glass ceiling
Kay Newell, owner of iconic light bulb shop Sunlan Lighting, Inc. on North Mississippi Avenue, has been brightening people's lives since the shop opened in 1989.