December 18, 2023

Beyond Drug Decriminalization: 3 Years Later, was Oregon’s Measure 110 Worth It?

During the 2020 election, Portland became the epicenter of a national debate on drug policy. Measure 110 made Oregon the first state to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of drugs. Did the law help, or hurt, the very people it was designed for?  Three years later, the debate rages on.

November 12, 2023

White Cane Awareness Day Comes to Portland Highlighting Safety for the Visually Impaired

Mayor Ted Wheeler proclaimed Oct. 15 to be White Cane Awareness Day during a Portland City Council meeting. The annual event aims to educate people about white canes and guide dogs as symbols of independence and the right to safe travel for those who are visually diverse.

October 20, 2023

Portland’s Prime Minister of the Royal Rosarians Aims to Bring Joy Back to The Rose City

Everything’s coming up roses for the newest Prime Minister of the Royal Rosarians, Mike Ware. Having persevered through difficult times, Portland looks to this volunteer-led group to highlight the city's good.

people outside a Portland shelter

September 25, 2023

Portland’s Union Gospel Mission Falls Short in Capital Campaign, Asks for Help

Portland’s Union Gospel Mission needs help to assist women and children facing homelessness on their journey home.

Photo of mountains at ski resort taken from a chairlift

December 17, 2022

Ski Resort Mt. Bachelor Opens Early

(BEND, Ore.) – The ski resort Mt. Bachelor in Bend, Oregon is now open and people are flocking to the […]