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(Photo courtesty Portland Parks & Recreation) 

Feasibility Study for community-led vision moving forward thanks to Parks Local Option Levy

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Agency stresses importance of applying for the program and works with partners to prevent evictions from moving forward 

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(Photo/ Quino Al) 

With a rise in hate crimes and bias incidents in Oregon and nationwide the two-person office just couldn’t handle the volume.

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Multnomah County Health Director Ebony Clarke 

Multnomah County plans to hire four prosecutors and two investigators to help with an increasing caseload of homicide investigations

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Multnomah County Department of Community Justice director Erika Preuitt 

Erika Preuitt and Jeremy Okai Davis recognized for positive contributions to community.

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The Salem-Keizer school board has voted to adopt a resolution outlining the board’s commitment to equity and anti-racism.

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Former Oregon Secretary of State Bev Clarno and three other Republicans say the new maps are partisan gerrymandering, unconstitutional and contrary to state law.

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Graduates along with their instructors from the Driving Diversity in Portland Program. (photo courtesy of Worksystems) 

A former State Senator, Portland School Board Member, and Portland Mayor team up to create new pathways to recycling and waste careers.

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(Photo/ Confederate Tribes of Warm Springs via flckr) 

The second Monday in October, long celebrated as Columbus Day, will now officially be recognized as Indigenous Peoples Day in Oregon — a recognition of the Native American communities here long before Christopher Columbus set foot in the Americas

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Rep. Tawna Sanchez (D-N & NE Portland) 

This Monday, Oct. 11, will be Oregon’s first official recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day replacing Columbus Day as a state holiday

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