Gay seniors find a home where they can feel free to be themselves.
Rainbow Vista in Gresham looks like any other retirement
community. Austere facility on the outside, pastel floral wallpaper on
But Rainbow Vista
isn’t your typical old folks’ home
A quick reminder off this week's cover story excerpting the memoir from Avel Gordly, the first African-American woman elected to the Oregon Senate. Tonight, April 4, Gordly will be signing her memoir at More
After failing to gather enough signatures last year to put a marijuana-legalization question on the state ballot, supporters of the Oregon Cannabis Tax Act kicked off a new initiative effort today that would put that question to voters in November 2012.
The initiative must collect 90,000 valid signatures from Oregon voters by July 2012 for there to be a ballot question.
And campaign manage...
Protesters marched today in Pioneer Courthouse Square to call for the freedom of Bradley Manning, the Army private accused of being the WikiLeaks informant.About 40 protesters gathered around a mock prison cell they built while a man wearing a "naked suit" sat in the cell holding a mask of Manning's face.
"I am Bradley. You are Brad...
Food Reviews & Stories
Portland grocery-store aisles are lands of salty, fatty
opportunity for snack-food fans, but when it comes to a tortilla chip
that sets the crispy gold standard, it’s all about locally made
Afghanistan-born author will tell Portlanders about another history—one that’s Islamic-centered.
Q & A
Tamim Ansary captured wide notice in the United States
after 9/11, when his email to friends declaring his hate for the Taliban
and Osama bin Laden went viral.
The Afghanistan-born Ansary followed
This Friday, March 11, a group trying to establish universal health care in Oregon is holding a legislative action day to spread the word about a bill that would do just that—the Affordable Health Care for All Act.
Despite a tough legislative climate for the proposal, the Oregon Single Payer C...
State regulators seek to drain a flood of new drugs posing as household chemicals.
The Oregon Board of Pharmacy will meet
next month to consider a statewide ban of several related substances
known collectively as “bath salts.”
Bath salts are a
relatively new designer drug th
On a night when many Portland residents were enjoying the final hours of a three-day weekend, about 70 TriMet riders rallied Monday night to kick off their campaign for a longer transfer time on the bus and MAX.
To chants of "What do we want? A Fair Transfer! When do we want it? NOW!" OPAL Environmental Justices' Bus Riders Unite! volunteers met in Southeast Portland as part of their drive...