News You Need To Know

  • Study: Over 50% of assisted suicide patients could have been treated
  • Last-minute minimum wage plan stumbles: Lawmakers focus on new tax breaks
    (The Oregonian)
  • Drama at the Capitol: No-show Senate Republicans block floor session
    (The Oregonian)
  • State utility regulators were silenced by governor on big energy bill
  • (Oregonian)
  • House Dems’ wrangle renewable energy bill past opposition
    (Portland Tribune)

Tutu fun run in Hood River remembers Lila May, helps others

This year’s Lila May’s Tutu Trot, a fun run and walk benefiting Solving Kids […]

Cell phones sold in India to have a “panic button” to help protect women

Starting in January 2017, all cell phones sold in India must have a panic […]

This Passover is more relevant than ever

This year, Passover takes place during a historic time.  According to the United Nations […]

Bowling in pajamas for foster kids

Sleep Train held its 11th Annual Pajama bowl for foster kids on Sunday. Dozens […]

World War II veteran serves people experiencing homelessness

Bert Carlson, age 90, has taken up a new activity in the last five […]

Portland begins dual-language Somali classes

This week a new kind of language class began at Rosa Parks Elementary School […]

Global community helps earthquake victims in Ecuador

On Saturday, Ecuador was hit by a 7.8 magnitude quake on the Pacific coastline. […]

Photo series challenges stereotypes of young mothers

Jendella Benson, a U.K. photographer, is using pictures to challenge perceptions of young mothers.

Benson […]