A young Portlander won the nationally recognized NJTL Arthur Ashe Essay Contest.
It’s Time to fix a broken system
I urge our elected officials to come together on behalf of our nation and come up with a commonsense, compassionate, and comprehensive plan for immigration reform!
We agree, rule will narrow path to diversity
It is a small step forward in providing preschool for the thousands of children who would benefit from this important foundation for school success.
More than 100 of Beaverton High School's staff, alumni, student athletes, band members, clubs and more will be participating in the parade.
A wake and home going for Mary Overstreet Smith
Beloved Portland Pastor Mary Overstreet-Smith died Aug. 30 after a long illness at the age of 78.
Transit advocates push for reduced costs
OPAL is asking TriMet to adopt a reduced fare for low-income riders as part of a larger strategy to support sustainable growth and livability in the Portland area.
Lemil Ivory Speed
Lemil Ivory Speed, former principal of Woodlawn Elementary and vice principal at Grant High School, passed away Aug. 5, 2016.
Creole-style recipe a family favorite
The 11th annual Summer in September Jambalaya Festival & BBQ will be Saturday, Sept. 10, from noon to 6 p.m. at Dawson Park.
The exhibit surveys changes in the depiction of black culture in America over the last 100 years.
As students head back to school, it’s particularly important to obey traffic laws and drive safely in school zones.
Coalition of Black Men has made a difference for 28 years
The Coalition of Black Men has successfully combated negative opinions of black men in Portland for the last 28 years.
Was known for decades of selfless work
Plans set for public memorial services
Richard ‘Ricky’ Perez
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Sept. 10 at 2:30 p.m. at University Park Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Detectives release video to help solve case
Portland police have released a video of a shooting in hopes that the public can aid in figuring out what happened.
Beyonce won eight awards including Video of the Year.
The Portland Community College Board of Directors has appointed their new chair and vice chair.
A safe water promise as classes begin
Information snowballed to the public in regards to hidden issues on the presence of lead in PPS water faucets, leaving parents and children alike with elevated concern.
The recently constructed courts signify a strong public service commitment by the Portland Timbers and their community partners.
Kids can put safety first as they make plans to return to school by attending Beaverton’s annual Bike Beaverton event.
Police arrested a southeast Portland resident accused of placing an explosive device underneath a motor home occupied by a homeless family.