09-22-2017  11:59 am      •     
The Wake of Vanport

Northwest News

The First American Corp., America's largest provider of business information, and the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB), the oldest and largest minority real estate trade association in the United States, announced recently that First American has been named as a NAREB strategic business information and title services partner.
The alliance will extend innovative business resources to NAREB's national network of Realtist members and help increase homeownership opportunities in traditionally underserved African American communities.


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Staff members at the Marie Smith Health and Social Center produced an oral history documentary highlighting the lives of 15 seniors living in North and Northeast Portland and are planning two previews.
The project comes after a year of planning and working with caregivers and volunteers in the community to interview clients interested in the project. The two showings will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, and at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, in the Marie Smith Center, 4616 N. Albina St.


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A group of young onlookers at Self Enhancement Inc's recent neighborhood field day rejoice after dunking an SEI staffer in the dunk tank. SEI will have a 25th Anniversary celebration on Sunday, Aug. 13 at the Self Enhancement Center, 3920 N. Kerby Ave. Festivities will be from 1 to 6 p.m.


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Editor's note: Jefferson High School continues to undergo major changes. The Jefferson High Parent/Teacher/Student Association wants the community's views about Jefferson's future. What kind of high school do you want?


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Providence Women's Wellness Series presents "When is it Time to Take Charge? Women and Caregiving," a free women's health forum.
The forum will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7


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VANCOUVER, Wash.—Youth entering grades four through nine are invited to participate in a free…


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The University of Portland is one of six colleges and universities nationwide participating in a pilot program using Flexcar, a car-sharing company designed to reduce the number of vehicles on the road and save energy in the region.


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NEW YORK—Justin Gatlin's coach Trevor Graham said the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency was alerted to repeatedly test the star sprinter until "you find whatever they had put in his body."


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Students at AME Zion Church's Vacation Bible School take a pause from their studies this week.


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A collection of Makonde woodcarvings is now on display through Sept. 17 at the World Forestry Center in Washington Park. The Makonde people, from the east African nations of Tanzania and Mozambique, are renowned for their masterful woodcarvings.


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