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Inspired by Tennis Greats

A young Portlander won the nationally recognized NJTL Arthur Ashe Essay Contest.

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Honoring All Workers Regardless of Immigration

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!

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Re-examine BA Requirement for Preschool Staff

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.

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Celebrating 100 Years

More than 100 of Beaverton High School's staff, alumni, student athletes, band members, clubs and more will be participating in the parade.

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Beloved Pastor Remembered

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.

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Low Income Fares Wanted

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.

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Former School Principal Remembered

Lemil Ivory Speed

Lemil Ivory Speed, former principal of Woodlawn Elementary and vice principal at Grant High School, passed away Aug. 5, 2016.

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Jambalaya Festival Saturday

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.

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The Soul of Black Art

The exhibit surveys changes in the depiction of black culture in America over the last 100 years.

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Sasquatch puts Focus on Safe Crossings

As students head back to school, it’s particularly important to obey traffic laws and drive safely in school zones.

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Youth Mentoring from the Start

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.

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Beloved Pastor Mary Overstreet Smith Dies

Was known for decades of selfless work

Plans set for public memorial services

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In Loving Memory

Richard ‘Ricky’ Perez

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Sept. 10 at 2:30 p.m. at University Park Seventh Day Adventist Church.

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Camera Captures Shooting

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.

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Beyonce Rocks MTV Music Awards

Beyonce won eight awards including Video of the Year.

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PCC Board Leaders Named

The Portland Community College Board of Directors has appointed their new chair and vice chair.

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Fixing the Taps

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.

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Futsal Courts for Healthy, Active Lives

The recently constructed courts signify a strong public service commitment by the Portland Timbers and their community partners.

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Back to School Bike Safety

Kids can put safety first as they make plans to return to school by attending Beaverton’s annual Bike Beaverton event.

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Explosive Targeted Homeless Family

Police arrested a southeast Portland resident accused of placing an explosive device underneath a motor home occupied by a homeless family.

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