12-06-2016  11:50 am      •     

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San Francisco tattoo artist Henry Lewis works on the arm of Ed Pettis during the 14th annual Tattoo Expo at Seattle Center held Aug. 14-16. Photo by Susan Fried 

New Public Charter School, Affordable Rental Housing, City Invests in Pacific Tower, and more... 

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25 Portland restaurants will support Store to Door, a senior support program, on Aug. 25. Photo courtesy of Store to Door. 

Family Fun Day, Restaurant Locations to Support Local Senior Program, Planning Commission Position Open and more... 

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The restaurant aims to provide up to 1000 pairs of shoes for school age children

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Mayor Charlie Hales has announced his proposed nominees for the Portland Public Utility Board. 

Nominations to go before City Council next week

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Neighbors Christine Kelley, her granddaughter Hillary Kelley and 1 ½-year-old Alden attend the annual Seattle Night Out Against Crime in their Judkins Park neighborhood Aug. 4. The annual event encourages neighbors to get to know each other, unite communities and increase neighborhood support in anti-crime efforts. Photo by Susan Fried 

Free Workshops for Community Groups, Utility Discount Program Expansion, ‘Snow White and the Seven’ Musical, and more... 

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Manishia Menefee, a support specialist for Legacy Emmanuel’s Trauma Nurses Talk Tough program, assists with bike helmet fittings at the Legacy Emmanuel Family Wellness Fair. The Aug. 8 event included hula hooping, CPR demonstrations, the chance to explore emergency vehicles and healthy food demonstrations. Photo by Jerry Foster 

Tuition Price Cut, Rally to Support Iran Nuclear Agreement, Free Back to School Festival and more.. 

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Upcoming events include steak and shoe giveaway, wellness fair, school supplies drive

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Children cool off in a water feature at Judkins Park in Seattle Aug. 1, on the 12th hotter-than-90-degree day of the summer. Seattle’s prior record for consecutive days of temperatures higher than 90 degrees was set in 1958. That record was broken July 30. Photo by Susan Fried 

Celebration of Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid; Shellfish Harvesting Alert; Port 101 Series and more... 

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Local residents may see their ideas for images and words cut into metal and projected in colored shadows on the wall of the Shute Park Library in Hillsboro. Click to see event details below.  

Anniversary of the Killing of Michael Brown event series, Habitat for Humanity Seeks Applicants, CNN Seeks Grant Proposals, and more... 

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Inmate Danny Spillers has gone missing from the Columbia River Correctional Institution   

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