Oregonians Vote Yes On Marijuana, No on Immigrant Rights
This year's closest votes are in - and now we know, weed is in, education funding is out, and Kitzhaber remainds governor.
More employees at truck facility step forward
A civil rights investigation of Daimler Trucks at its Swan Island manufacturing plant in north Portland was expanded for the second time last week as four more employees have stepped forward to allege unlawful discrimination.
Public encouraged to send more data
A project to identify Oregon's African American historic sites and places has uncovered additional locations in Eugene, La Grande, Corvallis, Portland and other communities. Project leaders are asking the public to continue submitting information about potential sites.
Civil rights group encourages participation
The election of leaders for the Portland NAACP will be held on Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Red Cross Building, 3131 N. Vancouver Ave., Room C, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Speaking honestly and Openly
With all the political, national security and disease news recently flooding the airways, you may have missed one of the most important American speeches from one of the world’s most powerful economic leaders.
From marijuana to parks, ballot issues dominate
Voters are about to have their say in an election featuring Oregon candidates for Governor and U.S. Senator and dominated by some important and controversial issues, ranging from supporting parks and schools to the proposed legalization of marijuana and allowing driving privileges based on the ability to drive safely and not on immigration status.
Ester was a sweet, loving, giving mother and grandmother who treasured spending time with her family.
Following the advice of his brother, Keenen, to not sit around and wait for Hollywood, Marlon Wayans has firmly established his own identity as an actor, writer, producer, director and stand-up comedian.
“Dear White People, the minimum requirement of black friends to not seem racist has just been raised to two.
Portland Community College is reporting about a big hand shake one of its alums got at the White House.
Group Celebrates 25 Years with Special Offer
Find out how Friends of the Trees is bringing a new canopy line to the Portland area
Long-awaited comedy on being black face in a white place
The Black indie comedy of the year is coming to Portland this Friday - will you be there?
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."
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.
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
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.
Michael Paul Massad is remembered by friends and loved ones alike.
Killed when hit by Max train
Tragedy befalls a Portland family when a Max train hits and kills local grandfather, Joe Hill.
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!
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!