A David Douglas senior gains admission to a top university—with help from mentors.
On June 11, Josh Kellebrew will graduate with 545 other
classmates from David Douglas, the state’s largest and one of its most
diverse high schools.
In many ways,
Kellebrew blends in at Da
Critics challenged the city of Portland's move to ban biking in River View Natural Area
Oregon's Land Use Board of Appeals has dismissed a challenge to Portland's ban on mountain biking in the River View Natural Area.City commissioners Amanda Fritz and Nick Fish announced the ban in March, saying the 146-acre natural area adjacent to the Willamette River was home to fragile wildlife and habitat. Starting in mid-March, the city allowed only "passive"...
"The predominant configuration will be K-5 and middle school," she says.
Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith stood before a group of school volunteers last week and signaled the end of PPS's decade-long experiment with K-8 schools. Sort of."What we’re looking at is, 'Where do we have the buildings that could actually house a K-8?'" Smith told volunteers with the More
Candidate Charlie Hales promised to do something about cellphone towers. As mayor, it’s been a different story.
When Darrell Yuen and Beth Collins moved to Portland from
New York City in 2010, they thought they had found a dream home. Their
1929 Cape Cod-style house sits about a block from Mt. Tabor Park,
Portland Commissioner Steve Novick may have another opponent in his 2016 re-election campaign. Erik Tonkin, the 40-year-old owner of Sellwood Cycle Repair, says leaders in the bicycle community and others have approached him about running for Novick’s seat. The small business owner (no relation to the family of car dealers...
A Pearl District Child Care Center Comes Under Scrutiny For Lack of Staffing
To Megan Bergstrom, it was chaos.
She had a howling
4-month-old girl strapped to her in an Eddie Bauer carrier while the
eight other children she was responsible for watching—all under the a
Regan spent nearly $180,000 trying to fend off challenger Amy Kohnstamm
Updated election spending reports show Bobbie Regan, who narrowly lost her seat on the Portland Public Schools board of education Tuesday, sank $45,810 of her own money into her losing race.
The loan brought Regan's fundraising to...
Amy Carlsen Kohnstamm beat three-time incumbent Bobbie Regan for a seat on Portland Public Schools board in the most contentious and expensive race in this year's election.
Kohnstamm won 44 percent of the vote compared to Regan's 41 percent. Two other candidates split the remaining vote.
Kohnstamm's won't be the only new face on the PPS board. Last night's election ushered ...