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.

November 14, 2022

Oregon Joins Several School Districts in Lawsuit against E-Cigarette Company Juul

(BEND, Ore.) – Portland Public Schools filed a lawsuit against American electronic cigarette company Juul Labs, Inc. on September 30. […]

Alberta Cooperative Grocery in Portland, OR

April 18, 2022

Portland Co-op Curates Healthy, Locally-Sourced Food to Nourish Community

Alberta Cooperative Grocery provides healthy, local food that is “tailored for the community.” The co-op’s multi-stakeholder model offers a blueprint for sustainability and resilience to crisis.