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Builders Program Fights Displacement

A Portland Housing Bureau grant to a community development nonprofit is providing some critical home repairs to mitigate displacement of ...

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A Tribute to the Life and Legacy of Dr. King

Portland’s World Arts Foundation is proud to present its 31st consecutive Tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., this ...

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Opportunity Knocks

It’s a busy week at the Portland Development Commission’s Old Town offices, but one filled with hope and new opportunity ...

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From Hunger Strikes to Board Rooms

Activist Cameron Whitten wipes his bike down from the rain as he sits down in his small Union Station office ...

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Uplifting and Empowering Young Voices

Portland’s first ever youth poet laureates are benefiting from the work of local professional artists and writers who have made ...

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From MLK to Today

This year’s Martin Luther King Jr. special edition represents more than the Portland Observer’s hard work or the history of ...

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Growing to Stop Hunger

Produce for People, a volunteer effort to supply food to local hunger relief agencies in coordination with the Community Gardens ...

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Police Reform Activists Stunned

A court ruling giving a Portland Police officer his job back after he was fired for killing an unarmed black ...

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Icy Grip

Winter has arrived in Portland – and residents were treated to a blanket of snow and freezing rain to bookend ...

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Testing the Waters

The New Year ushers in a new era at the Oregon Zoo as the most ambitious project in zoo history ...

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Paying it Forward

A gorgeous new statue commemorating what a community can do when it works together and dedicated to the local woman ...

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United for Peace

Religious and political leaders in Portland have come together during the holiday season to promote a message of peace over ...

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Mission to Serve Christmas Day

Union Gospel Mission, downtown, will be providing 650 meals on Christmas Day, Friday, Dec. 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 ...

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Kwanzaa at North Portland Library

The community is invited to celebrate Kwanzaa, the holiday that honors African heritage and celebrates family, community and culture, during ...

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Mass Casualty Mystery

It wasn't long ago that a Portland woman arrested in a deadly Las Vegas Strip sidewalk crash seemed to be ...