05-22-2022  12:19 pm   •   PDX and SEA Weather

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The public is invited to join the Genealogical Forum of Oregon’s African American Special Interest group Saturday, Jan, 15, from noon-2 p.m. Pacific Time

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The Recycled Arts Festival via Facebook 

The annual festival is returning to Esther Short Park on June 25-26.

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Photo courtesy of Oregon Dept. of Forestry 

Nominations are being sought for individuals, communities and organizations in the state who demonstrate outstanding accomplishments and leadership in urban and community forestry

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The African American Catholic Community of Oregon will host its annual Martin Luther King Jr. mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral

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Distance learning runs Jan. 13 through Jan. 19 due to COVID-19 impact on staffing and student absences

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Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church will hold its 16th Annual “Drum Major Service”, Sunday, January 16, 2022 

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On Sunday, Jan. 16, the St. Andrew Catholic church community will celebrate the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the 9:30 a.m. mass

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When extremism goes unchecked, it emboldens hateful and violent activities. We call on the Oregon Department of Justice and their federal counterparts to use their full authority to address this growing threat.  

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(Photo/ Anton via Unsplash) 

Officials with Portland Public Schools are tightening mask and vaccination requirements for after-school events amid a surge of COVID-19 cases around the state driven by the omicron variant.

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Tyler TerMeer, Ph.D. 

TerMeer, Ph.D. is the first BIPOC person to serve in this role in SFAF’s nearly 40-year history.

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