09-20-2017  1:18 pm      •     
The Wake of Vanport
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NEWS BRIEFS

Tim Burgess Inaugurated as 55th Mayor of Seattle

Burgess, a former radio journalist, served as Seattle City Councilmember from 2008 to 2017 ...

Mobile Mammography Van Comes to Health Fair, Oct. 7

Onsite mammograms, music, food, health information, and fun ...

Humboldt Sewer Repair Project Update: September 15, 2017

Environmental Services continues a project to repair more than 3 miles of public sewer pipes ...

NAACP Portland Branch Invites Community to Monthly General Membership Meeting

Meeting takes place from noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 23 ...

Portland to Launch Online Platform to Ease Rental Applications

One App Oregon will reduce barriers to accessing affordable housing for the city's renters ...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

OPINION

Jeff Trades an Unknown Known for a Known Known

Jeff Tryens reflects on life in Central Oregon ...

We Must Have A New Poor People's Campaign and Moral Revival

Bishop William J. Barber II pens an exclusive op-ed about the need for a New Poor People's Campaign and Moral Revival. ...

Rebuilding the Gulf Coast, Preparing for the Next Harvey

Bill Fletcher talks about impact of Hurricane Harvey on poor workers on the the Gulf Coast. ...

It’s Time for Congress to Pass a Hurricane Harvey Emergency Funding Package

Congressional Black Caucus Members talk about recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey ...

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Trayvon Martin: Portland Men, Women Gather for 'The Conversation'
Event held at SEI provides a closed forum for discussion on how families talk about racism … To read the whole story click here



Students Get a Standing Ovation at POIC Work Opportunities Breakfast
Portland's Business leaders offer support at MAC club … For all the information click here




Youth Job Fair April 12 is Just One of Many Career Opportunities in Portland
GED, Help for Felons, College Prep and Trades Openings … To check the details click here




Growth in Renters and Low Wages Create Severe Housing Shortage

This gap between housing costs and typical worker earnings will continue to grow until or unless more affordable housing becomes available … To read all about it click here



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