From curb to college to ... Congress?
Patrick Stupfel began skipping school in fourth grade, when his divorced parents were working long hours and he was forced to take the bus to school.
Region's growth is a study in contrasts
These are some of the conclusions to be drawn from a recent analysis of economic trends in the Portland metropolitan area conducted by Christian Kaylor, a work force analyst with the Oregon Employment Department.
Wed May 22, 2013
Portland Parks & Recreation will meet with Buckman residents Thursday to discuss Colonel Summers Park
Portland Parks & Recreation will meet with Buckman neighborhood residents Thursday night to discuss an uptick in crime at Colonel Summers Park.
Wed May 15, 2013
Maple Lake Messenger
Saving his best performance for last
Daryn Strub celebrates his first-place finish on the vault at the Men's Gymnastics Junior Olympic National Championships with his coach, Dale Bullivant.
Mon May 13, 2013
'CSI' forensics re-create crime scenes; dinosaurs come alive at Expo Center: Portland/Gresham news
Less than two days after two Portland police officers fatally shot a U.S. army veteran who ambushed them atop a city parking garage, homicide detectives could study a three-dimensional reconstruction of the crime scene from their desks.
Fri May 10, 2013
TriMet names 2013 bus, train operators of the year
May 09--TriMet announced its bus, rail and part-time operators of the year on Thursday.
It's outdoors time in Oregon, so find those waterfalls, shoot those arrows and ride those horses
William Cahill practices on the Sylvan Archers range in Sherwood. Targets are set up at 5 or 10 yard increments from 10 to 100 yards.
Thu May 09, 2013
Monaghan: May 2013 might be Oregon's 'try again' election
Spring has sprung in the state of Oregon. Leaves are back on the trees, the weather has finally become hospitable, and in that uniquely local occurrence, ballots have dropped.
Homeless housing voucher effort pays off; coal terminal plan dropped: Portland/Gresham news
Lecester "Lee" Shakier sits in his motorized wheelchair beside the sliding door in his ground-floor Gresham apartment.
Tax fight aims at PSU renewal district
Portland's newly hatched Education Urban Renewal Area may face new restrictions on spending money for - of all things - education.
Wed May 08, 2013
Lompoc fans rejoice. It's back
Jerry Fetcher reopens the New Old Lompoc Tavern on May 16 at its new home, 1620 N.W. 23rd Ave.
Beaverton Valley Times
History lives on - Tuesday, 07 May 2013 11:00
It was a simple question. "Where is my grandmother's plaque?" Keffer Jensen asked when joining the Portland Women's Forum organization last fall.
Fri May 03, 2013
Halfway's 'active shooter' drill prompts discussion of the best way to prepare schools for a gunman
When two masked "gunmen" firing blank ammunition and screaming, "Bang, bang! You're dead!" burst into a gathering of 15 schoolteachers here April 26, they got nationwide headlines.
Thu May 02, 2013
Fluoride debate: Study looked at fluoride vs. non-fluoride in Portland area
In lieu of the contentious fluoridation vote in Portland this month, the KATU Problem Solvers continue to ask the question: is fluoridation working right now? To help answer that question, I dug up a little-known study that evaluates this question right here in the Portland metro area.
Wed May 01, 2013
Hiring: Director of Finance - Worksystems, INC. Portland, OR
Worksystems, Inc. is a non-profit agency that accelerates economic growth in the City of Portland, Multnomah and Washington counties by pursuing and investing resources to improve the quality of the workforce.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Baby formula theft ring busted after suspects hit stores from Portland to Salem, police say
Surveillance video captures two people -- Frances Davenport and Jake Thompson -- accused of stealing baby formula from Safeways and Albertsons supermarkets in Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas and Marion counties, plus over the border in Washington.
Feeling the Feelings About Police Homicide
As the 10th anniversary of the Kendra James homicide approaches on May 5, the community plans to gather in a memorial vigil .
Mon Apr 29, 2013
TriMet's Youth Pass creates transit riders of the future
By Nicole Johnson and Jose Lopez Delgado The Oregonian editorial "Delaying a painful decision" , about the city of Portland and TriMet preparing to help Portland Public Schools extend the Youth Pass transit program, misses the point of the program.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Election endorsement: Vote to keep Portland Children's Levy
For Dr. Dan Leonhardt, a child abuse pediatrician with CARES Northwest, Friday was a busy day.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Invisible toxics in Portland's airshed need attention
The view across the Willamette River to downtown Portland on a clear spring day in 2009.