The amount paid to Oregonians filing for unemployment insurance benefits increased slightly on July 1. The maximum weekly benefit amount an individual can receive will increase to $445, while the minimum amount will be $104. Last year's range was $434 to $101.
Maxine V. (Davis) Williams, 68, of Portland, daughter of Mildred Ivory, mother of Regina Davis, Preston Wright, Maceo Clark and Julius Williams II. Memorial service will be held at 11a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, at Omega Funeral and Cremation, 223 S.E. 122nd Ave.
WASHINGTON—De La Salle North Catholic High School Student Nakera Johnson finished out her monthlong duties as a congressional page in Washington D.C. last week, and returns to Portland with a perspective on how the nation's laws are made.
The 11th annual Providence Bridge Pedal and Stride on Aug. 13 offers bicyclists their one chance a year to ride across all 10 of Portland's bridges, from the Sellwood to the St. Johns.
Registration forms for all events are available online at www.providence.org/bridgepedal.
Students who want to take Portland Community College classes online can sign up for courses in health care, business, design and technical and video game design and development.