Wednesday | via The La Grande Observer
Mary Anne Townsend Carpenter, 70, died March 21 at her home in Richland, Washington. Memorial donations may be made to Doernbecher Children's Hospital, 1121 S.W. Salmon St., Suite 100, Portland 97205. Comment?
Monday Mar 23 | via OregonLive.com
Portland serial entrepreneur Steven Smith , the Tazo Tea co-founder who redefined tea for consumers worldwide, seeding a $1 billion brand and launching other ventures, died Monday. He was 65. A quietly charismatic and humorous man, Smith took creative and financial risks to help make tea to Portland what coffee is to Seattle. Comment?
Monday Mar 16 | via Orange Live
She was born in Stratford on May 2, 1924, daughter of the late Henry and Laura Roberts. Ruth was married and a dedicated wife for 60 years to the late James J. Boemmels. Comment?
Monday Mar 16 | via Ashland Times-Gazette
A muscular third baseman for the Cleveland Indians who won the 1953 AL MVP and later worked in the front offices of several teams, died Friday. He was 91. "We lost a cherished member of the Indians family," said former Indians owner Larry Dolan. Comment?
Friday Mar 13 | via Daily Herald
And here she was, on stage at National Geographic's headquarters in Washington Wednesday night, her name and her book cover projected onto a wall behind her: Cheryl Strayed, "Wild." She is a woman who, in the midst of her flailing 20s , went on a grueling 94-day solo hike of the Pacific Crest Trail, and who, nearly 20 years later, as a mildly successful freelance writer, holed up in a borrowed cabin to pen a memoir about her trek of self-discovery. Comment?
Friday Mar 13 | via OregonLive.com
A 61-year-old Northeast Portland man has died of injuries he received when he was struck while crossing Northwest Naito Parkway , the Portland Police Bureau announced Friday. Samuel Ray Wilkins was using his three-wheeled wheelchair scooter in a marked crosswalk when a turning truck struck him at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Comment?
Thursday Mar 12 | via Examiner.com
Those who knew her best said the imprint the late Rev. Willie Barrow left on "Black America" will forever be remembered and her death is a reminder that the civil rights struggle is far from over. Comment?
Monday Mar 2 | via The Newberg Graphic
Portland detectives are investigating the shooting death of a man Monday afternoon in North Portland. Comment?
Saturday Feb 28 | via Martinsburg Journal
Don passed away at the VA Medical Center in Gainesville, Florida, on Sept. 19, 2014, of end-stage liver disease. Comment?
Feb 23, 2015 | via Northwest Herald
Lawrence R. Heckathorne Lawrence R. Heckathorne, age 52, of McHenry, died Friday, February 20, 2015, after battling pancreatic cancer, at his mother's home with his mother, daughter, and Aunt Donna at his bedside. Lawrence was raised on a small farm on Pleasant Valley Road in Woodstock. Comment?
Feb 22, 2015 | via The Oregonian
The Portland Police Traffic Division's Major Crash Team is investigating the death of a woman Sunday in Southwest Portland. A woman died Sunday afternoon when her motorcycle crashed in the Southwest Portland parking lot of the Multnomah Arts Center, police said. Comment?
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