The Oregon Zoo’s spring break day camps return March 27-31.
The NW Film Center presents "Beasts of the Southern Wild."
Indie music mogul and rap road warrior Tech N9ne has an upcoming show at the Roseland Theater that has already sold out.
Congratulations to the Portland Observer ‘Ballers’ youth basketball team for a great season!
Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard has been named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week.
Jefferson celebrates 9th hoops championship
Jefferson High School proved it has what it takes to win no matter the level of competition by completing a nearly perfect season in basketball and winning the Oregon Schools Activities Association’s Boys Class 6A State Championship.
Justice theater group shines light on bias
Bias and fairness in the criminal justice system is front and center when “Voice for Voiceless Theater,” a diverse justice theater group, presents “12 Angry Jurors” a play that exposes the truth about the effects of racism and classism on criminal justice, on Friday, March 17 through Sunday March 19 at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1126 S.W. Park Ave. Each performance will begin at 7:30 p.m.
The Oregon Liquor Control Commission reminds customers, retailers, and manufacturers that the redemption value for eligible containers covered under Oregon’s Bottle Bill will soon increase from 5 cents to 10 cents.
TriMet released a new operating budget last week that calls for continued investment in expanding bus service and improving the reliability of MAX light rail trains.
St. Andrew Nativity School students’ hard work paid off at the regional Battle of the Books competition this past week. The team placed third out of 48 competitors and qualified to compete at the state level on April 8.
Mother at a loss for answers
A GoFundMe campaign has been created for a Vancouver family who just lost their young son due to complications from dental surgery.
An emotionally-charged play of family secrets and magical realism opens this week at Milagro Theater, Portland’s premier Latino arts and culture center, located at 525 S.E. Stark St.
Join slam poetry champion and hip-hop performer Jason Graham to explore the relationship between self-expression and vulnerability when he gives the talk “What We Risk,” on Saturday, March 18 at 1 p.m. in Roger Rook, Room 220, on the Clackamas Community College campus, 19600 Molalla Ave.
Former Portland Trail Blazer and fan favorite Cliff Robinson is recovering from a minor brain hemorrhage, the retired NBA player said Tuesday in a statement.
Chronixx heads to Portland on Sunday to headline an 8 p.m. show at the Wonder Ballroom, 123 N.E. Russell St.
Urban educator known for delivering results
An urban educator with an extensive record of success in turning around underperforming schools and helping students achieve high academic standards is the sole finalist for superintendent of Portland Public Schools.
Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith will lead a ceremony Wednesday to rename the county Election’s Building at Southeast 10th and Morrison in honor of two women pioneers who fought for the right for women to vote in Oregon.
Superfund cleanup gets ready for implementation
Nearly 11 miles of the Willamette River’s most contaminated waters and shoreline is due to be cleaned thanks to a recently released Record of Decision from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Mother appeals for answers in son’s death
Venus Hayes, the mother of 17 year old Quanice “Moose” Hayes who was fatally wounded by a Portland Police officer last month, gave an emotional and heartfelt statement to Portland City Council and Mayor Ted Wheeler last week asking one central question.
Giving cover to his far right followers
Make no mistake, Trump’s lies are carefully told to generate hostility toward Muslims and immigrants. Worse still, they conceal a growing threat the man obsessed with calling out “Radical Islamic Terror” won’t even name.