Jim Parsons is making your commute safer, one sewer grate at a time.
In the past decade, Jim Parsons moved to Portland from
Southern Oregon, lost his job as a travel agent and went back to school
at PSU to study linguistics, where he’s currently a part-time student
When Eva Golinger—the American lawyer, journalist and vocal supporter of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez—got up to speak at First Unitarian Church on Friday, May 6, I wondered what I was in for. Fliers for the event, sponsored by the Portland Central America Solidarity Committee (PCASC), summed up the activist's West Coast tour as “Eva Golinger on WikiLeaks and the Empire’s Web.” And a...
Five Portland State University students held a protest this week in President Wim Wiewel's office to demand more support for the university's Latino students and hold Wiewel accountable for his own promises.
Last October, Wiewel introduced a new initiative called More
After months of negotiations, some residents around Central Catholic High School in the Buckman neighborhood are still unhappy about the school's plan to expand its campus. The threat of increased traffic and a perceived lack o...
What one group of Oregonians learned from the BP disaster one year ago.
Last July, Mike Rosen led a 22-member expedition from
Portland to document the aftermath of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of
Mexico. Now, on the anniversary of the April 20, 2010, spill, the group
Why an Oregon transgender woman says she got fired.
When Tea Gillis started work last August as a senior
designer at Northwest Natural Products in Vancouver, Gillis went by Todd
Gillis and wore slacks and men’s shirts.
But Gillis, who has
Several dozen people identifying themselves as members of the Timbers Army engaged in a mass bout of "cyber-bullying" against three fellow fans earlier this week. Officials with the Portland Timbers, who are days away from the franchise's Major League Soccer home opener April 14 after starting...
At a town hall meeting Saturday, city Commissioner Amanda Fritz introduced Friends of Last Thursday, an organization 15 months in the making that will assume the task of overseeing the monthly street festival on Northeast Alberta Street.
Reaction was mixed as Fritz unveiled the steering committee-a long-awaited answer to Last T...