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.
Convention hotel requires a diverse workforce
An agreement between public and private parties ensures the construction of the new convention center hotel is a leading example of workforce equity and inclusion in practice.
Hohsin Hamid writes on displacement and migration
"Exit West," from acclaimed writer Hohsin Hamid, selected this year for Multnomah County's "Everybody Reads 2018."
Recruiter hired to advance equity in hiring
First diversity recruiter hired at Portland Community College set to increase the amount of qualified diverse professionals.
Minority and women-owned businesses get priority
City developing affordable leasing to at Alberta Commons to help minority and women-owned businesses.
Young entrepreneur follows his dreams
Chef and former American Ninja Warrior 2017 Competitor Robert McDonald Jr. specializes in making soul food.
Thomas Martin looks back at how it all started
The owner and operator of Martin Cleaning Service can look back at the benefits of being his own boss
Free ‘Fan Fest’ to kick off new season
The free event will feature first-come, first-served general admission seating
Mediation ends investigation of Roy Jay and nonprofits
No admission of wrongdoing or fault was made in settlement reached
District wants Humboldt for another program
KairoxPDX faces displacement from location serving students of color
Health fair and screening van coming to Maranatha
Community hosts free heath fair with onsite mammograms
History center hosts show and conversation
Mixing archival photographs and historical records with personal testimonies of former residents
A cornerstone work of independent cinema
Hip hop icon Cool Nutz celebrates with an album release party
Lillard on young people making good choices
“RESPECT” program encourages Portland students to adopt core values through respectful behavior
Artists Rep presents shocking comedy ‘An Octoroon’
“An Octoroon,” now playing through Oct. 1 on the theater’s Alder Stage, downtown, confronts our country’s undeniable racist heritage through unconventional means.
Oregon Lottery shares ideas on staying ‘relevant’
The lottery industry on innovations to keep up and maintain a growing interest in their games
Still time to sign up and honor Martin Luther King
There’s still time to sign up for the MLK Dream Run coming to northeast Portland on Sunday, Sept. 24.
Field widens after Saltzman decides not to seek re-election
Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith has thrown her name into a May election for Portland City Council seeking a position that will become vacant when Dan Saltzman steps down at the end of his term next year.
Mayor, protestors, oppose Trump official's plea
Portland pushed back against Jeff Sessions who visited Portland Monday to meet with law enforcement officials to ask them to cooperate with the Trump Administration to enforce their immigration policies.