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Prescription Trafficking Busted

20 defendants charged with opiate distribution

A federal grand jury in Portland has indicted a licensed Oregon nurse practitioner and her office manager along with 18 co-conspirators.

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Denunciation Grows

Trump called out for disparaging Muslim military family

“There has to come a point at which you say enough,” Obama declared.

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Clinton Ascends to Nomination

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

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Investing in Student Leaders

Bank of America is helping five Portland students with investing in their futures.

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Children Show Off Bilingual Advantage

Benefits found in problem solving

A new study shows children learning two languages perform better at certain problem-solving tasks than their monolingual peers.

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Librarian Makes History

Carla Hayden is the first woman and the first African-American to hold the Librarian of Congress position.

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Runner Wins Gold

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.

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Soulful Bell at Mississippi Studios

Bell finished #8 on the debut season of XFactor and has performed with Van Morrison, Sheryl Crow, B.B. King, Etta James and more.

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Inducted to Baseball Hall of Fame

Ken Griffey Jr. was inducted Saturday into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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PCC Hires New Leader

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.

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Rooftop with Spike Lee Classic

Lee's first feature-length film and considerable landmark independent film is the next in NW Film Center's Rooftop Cinema.

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Former Miracles Director Sentenced

Herman Bryant, 59, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for embezzling money from the Miracles Club.

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Healing Wounds of Gentrification

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.

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‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Rock Out

It will be the first time in 20 years the show has been produced theatrically with a professional cast in Portland.

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Gun Waver Banned

Michael Strickland has been banned from two local institutions.

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Report Sinks Schools Chief

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.

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Expanding Reach for Future Connect

Program breaks barriers to a college education

New funds will help PCC provide nearly 3,000 students with critical services and support.

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Librarian Makes History

The Senate last week confirmed the longtime head of Baltimore's library system to be the next Librarian of Congress.

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Named Champion of Change

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.”

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A Voting Rights Victory in Maryland

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.

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