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Howloween at the Oregon Zoo Offers Perfectly Spooky Stroll

Howloween at the Oregon Zoo Offers Perfectly Spooky Stroll

Portland, OR. For many families, the current pandemic has made trick-or-treating impossible, but that doesn't mean they can't get in the Halloween spirit like the ring-tailed lemur pictured above. During the Oregon Zoo's annual Howloween festivities, kids can show off...

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Bridge Meadows Intergenerational Communities Change Gears

Bridge Meadows Intergenerational Communities Change Gears

Portland, OR. The Bridge Meadows model is an intergenerational neighborhood where adoptive families of youth formerly in foster care bond with their older neighbors. The nonprofit has had to dramatically alter its operations due to the pandemic. “In our community,...

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Experts Offer Safety Tips for Pets During Holiday Weekend

Experts Offer Safety Tips for Pets During Holiday Weekend

Portland, OR. Did you know the Fourth of July is one of the busiest holidays for DoveLewis? From pets running away due to the loud noises to eating food they shouldn't have. While fireworks, picnics, and other festivities can be fun for people, the events can be...

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Oregon Humane Society Breaks Ground on New Buildings

Oregon Humane Society Breaks Ground on New Buildings

Portland, OR. The Oregon Humane Society celebrated the groundbreaking of its New Road Ahead Project on June 16th. This is the most ambitious expansion of programs and services in its 153-year history. On hand to break ground were OHS Chief Operating Officer Brian...

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Neighborhood House Raises $185,000 With Virtual Fundraiser

Neighborhood House Raises $185,000 With Virtual Fundraiser

Portland, OR. Neighborhood House's largest fundraiser of the year, the Welcome Home Hour of Hope, was a success this year. Although the event was entirely virtual for the second year in a row, community members stepped up and helped raise $20,000 more than the...

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Residents Flock to Cooling Centers During Record Breaking Heat

Residents Flock to Cooling Centers During Record Breaking Heat

Portland, OR. Portland had its hottest day ever recorded – reaching 108F (42.2C) on Saturday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. (The previous record was 107F, a mark hit in 1965 and 1981. Leading up to the weekend of 6/25-6/27 and Monday 6/28,...

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Historic Rose Festival Moment as Daughter of Queen Becomes Queen

Historic Rose Festival Moment as Daughter of Queen Becomes Queen

Portland, OR. Lilianna "Lili" Rosebrook from Valley Catholic High School was crowned the 2021 Rose Festival Queen on June 18th. Deanna Connell, Lili’s mom, represented St. Mary’s Academy on the 1989 Rose Festival Court and was chosen that year’s queen. Inspired by her...

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Literary Arts Puts Portland Book Festival Online

Literary Arts Puts Portland Book Festival Online

Portland, OR. For the past 35 years, Literary Arts has built a community around literature, books, and storytelling. A yearly highlight was the Portland Book Festival, pictured above. This year due to COVID-19 the nonprofit is moving its annual Portland Book Festival...

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Howloween at the Oregon Zoo Offers Perfectly Spooky Stroll

Howloween at the Oregon Zoo Offers Perfectly Spooky Stroll

Portland, OR. For many families, the current pandemic has made trick-or-treating impossible, but that doesn't mean they can't get in the Halloween spirit like the ring-tailed lemur pictured above. During the Oregon Zoo's annual Howloween festivities, kids can show off...

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Historic Rose Festival Moment as Daughter of Queen Becomes Queen

Historic Rose Festival Moment as Daughter of Queen Becomes Queen

Portland, OR. Lilianna "Lili" Rosebrook from Valley Catholic High School was crowned the 2021 Rose Festival Queen on June 18th. Deanna Connell, Lili’s mom, represented St. Mary’s Academy on the 1989 Rose Festival Court and was chosen that year’s queen. Inspired by her...

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Pandemic Causes Friends of Trees to Pivot

Pandemic Causes Friends of Trees to Pivot

Portland, OR. Friends of Trees is an Oregon-based organization that plants trees around the Portland-metro area, Salem, and other parts of the state. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, volunteers have had to shift how they work to make sure it's safe for everyone....

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Portland Parks & Recreation Announces Summer Offerings

Portland Parks & Recreation Announces Summer Offerings

Portland, OR. Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) is restoring much of its summer programming in 2021 with resources from the Parks Local Option Levy which passed in November of 2020. Click here for an interactive map to find a park. All seven outdoor public...

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Donate a Bike and Make a Kid Smile

Donate a Bike and Make a Kid Smile

Portland, OR. Do you have an old bike that your kid has outgrown or you no longer use? Is it a little damaged and collecting dust? That bike could change the life of a local child in need. Providence is partnering with Free Bikes 4 Kidz on their 3rd annual bike...

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