Allen Temple struggles to carry on after fire
The Allen Temple CME Church is on its way to recovering after an electrical fire last month ran through its basements and sanctuary and has started fundraising to make repairs.
Multnomah County Commissioners have voted to restrict e-cigarettes and so called “vaping” devices to protect children and public health.
Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews will miss the remainder of the season pending surgery and the recovery from an injury.
PBS presents the inspiring film ‘180 Days: Hartsville’ the story of how one town is besting poverty to educate students.
The Grant High School Girls Basketball team is headed to the state playoffs after beating Franklin.
A wonderful exhibit on Anne Frank and the holocaust comes to the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education.
We can take nothing for granted
The historic Golden West Hotel stands as a marker to the development of the African American middle class in Oregon – and the nation.
Showcasing Golden Age of Mexican cinema
Pedro Infante, one of Mexico’s most enduring film icons, will be showcased at the Hollywood Theatre this spring.
Urgent plea for peaceful path forward
Gang-related shootings are on the rise and the mourning families of shooting victims are urgently asking for an end to the violence and a peaceful path forward.
African dance troupe integrates arts with education
An African dance troupe has a new program that integrates math and science education with traditional art and music, bringing STEM to children who naturally prefer to dance or sing.
Lesson in justice turns to a call for action
The Mock Trial team at Ockley Green Middle School decides to put on an assembly to share their hopes and fears around racial-profiling with the community.
A horrible thing to say on many levels
Questioning the president's patriotism isn't just inappropriate; it demonstrates a complete lack of respect. It begs the question that as Giuliani continues to seek a prominent role on the national political stage, will he choose to rehearse only in the Theater of the Absurd?
Pull the brakes on reckless, lethal transport
Some 1.4 million gallons of oil spilled in U.S. rail accidents in 2013 — more in one year than over the previous four decades combined.
Frederick proposes law to align with new legalization
Recreational marijuana is on the verge of legalization in Oregon, but what will become of the scores of men and women with previous convictions? What will happen to their records or their remaining sentences?
Human spirit refuses to be crushed in ‘Timbuktu’
Gorgeous, poetic, pointed, and profound, this story of a small African community's experience of jihad manages to tell a political story without polemics, to portray with depth and insight how its victims actually experience religious extremism, and, at the same time, to unforgettably illustrate how the human spirit resists attempts to crush it.
Happy Cup Coffee a conduit for happy lives
A small corner of northeast Portland is expanding to create more jobs and hope for adults with developmental disabilities.
Women at the fringes no longer
Most people don’t know about the first woman to run for our highest office. Victoria Woodhull gave it a shot, way back in 1872 — nearly 50 years before women even got the vote.
Why are so many girls in detention?
Why are so many girls, especially girls of color, confined in our nation’s detention facilities, and what are we as a society going to do about it?
Helping students of color in the dramatic arts
Who will win Portland's August Wilson monologue competition and move on to Broadway finals in New York?
Dynamic church leader faces terminal diagnosis
Despite the removal of a kidney and five weeks of recovery, doctors have told Pastor Hardy he’s nearing the end of his life. How will this community handle such a loss?