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Headline: Two Teachers Change the Cannabis Game

by Mischa Webley, NECN staff writer You might not know by looking at it from the outside, but inside the old Northeast Portland Craftsman home that houses Green Hop, a new cannabis dispensary, a quiet...

Portland, Unhoused: Precious Lott

Precious Lott, Retention Case Manager, JOIN; experienced homelessness for five years “Me and my daughter slept in our car from when she was two months until she was almost five, jumping from place to place....

YOUTH VOICES: Big White House. Empty Lots. the Alley.

by Bella Myers, April 4, 2019 Big White House (Age 3) One step,                  two step,                                    three step,                                                         four step Up the creaky wooden steps, you go with your short toddler legs Taking each step one at a time.  The small red...


There are a record four open seats on city council this year, including for mayor, and we interviewed almost every candidate running to fill them. This is one in a series. NOTE: all of these...

Measuring Residential Displacement in Portland

by Colin Kent-Dagget, Irvington Neighborhood Gentrification became a crucial lens through which I viewed Portland after studying the history of Albina during high school. It became increasingly apparent after I left for college, as I...

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Renewed Energy Engages Alberta Main Street

By Nancy Varekamp  CNews Editor Alberta Main Street surges with new vitality and a renewed effort...

Bonne Chance Opens in Former Ciao Vitta

By Javier Puga-Phillips  CNA Board Member, AL4  CNA Social Committee Chair  Bonne Chance,...

Winter Fun and Games

BOISE Denorval Unthank City Park, 3920 N Kerby Ave. Baseball field, basketball court, playground, paved paths, accessible restroom.

Advocate Spotlights Male Survivors of Human Trafficking

By Lisa Loving, NECN In the scant attention given to victims of human trafficking, almost none focuses on boys...

Another Level Reboots Peer Counseling Program

Local resource for sex trafficking survivors sets January restart for weekly meetings “What I’ve noticed is, for a lot...

Resilience Sees Binks Through Two Decades

When COVID-19 closed down eateries across the state, the couple changed their bar business model and focused on delivery at www.binksterpdx.com