Voters will be asked to consider a five-year levy in November, designed to pay for more teachers and updated books and learning materials.
The "local option" levy proposal was approved unanimously by the Portland School Board on Monday.
If voters approve the measure, taxes would be collected beginning in November 2007; it would provide the district $33 million in the first year and would result in $41.6 million in 2011-12, the levy's last year.
Chemeketa Community College in Salem is offering a Leadership Institute designed for people who…
Terri Dennis and Tony Cash were married on Saturday, July 8, at Walker Temple Church of God in Christ in Portland. A reception followed at the Lloyd Center Double Tree Hotel. The bride is the daughter of Leeronure Brown and the late Lewis G. Dennis of Portland. The groom is the son of Gloria M. Cash and Howard E. Cash.