Neighbors in North Portland have painted a giant BLACK LIVES MATTER on the street near the St. Johns Bridge.
Damian Lillard has been announced as a cover athlete for the upcoming NBA 2K21 release. The game will be available in October.
And activists say they have enough signatures to get the psilocybin therapy program on the November ballot.Read More
Starting this week, face masks are required in 7 Oregon counties: Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, Marion, Polk, Hood River and Lincoln.
PBOT has issues nearly 200 permits to expand table service outside to help struggling businesses across the city.
And if you’re thinking of going camping this summer, better plan ahead as many sites are booking up fast!Read More
Near Florence, a public vote has named one of Oregon’s newest parks Exploding Whale Memorial Park!
The City of Portland will now officially recognize Juneteenth as a holiday.
And the MLS season is set to resume July 8. The Portland Timbers are in Group F, along with fellow Western Conference teams: LAFC, the LA Galaxy and the Houston Dynamo.Read More
Caesar the No Drama Llama joined Black Lives Matter protests this week.
The NBA has a plan for resuming the season, with games starting July 31 and proposed playoffs in mid-August.
The Oregon Hospitality Foundation recently awarded 10 Oregon restaurants grants for helping the community during the pandemic.Read More
In his weekly news segment, Last Week Tonight, John Oliver talked about vote by mail and singled out Oregon as evidence that it’s safe and works.
And the vivid shade of blue created at Oregon State University 10 years ago has been approved for commercial use!
And a Portland artist has painted a mural on the boarded up windows at the downtown Portland Apple Store to honor George Floyd and others who’ve lost their lives to police brutality.Read More
Scientists say the stay-at-home order has resulted in a huge reduction in nitrogen dioxide along Portland’s roads due to fewer cars and industry.
Oregonians earning minimum wage will get a raise on July 1.
And think your quarantine has been rough? Imagine living in a tiny house for the last two months.Read More
Boarded up windows on Foster have turned into murals until businesses can reopen again.
For the second month in a row, Oregon has seen record-breaking marijuana sales.
And Portlanders have the 6th highest self-response rate for the Federal Census. As of Mid-May, 64% of households have completed the questionnaire.Read More
Comedian Trevor Noah, from the Daily Show, mused this week how strange this year’s naked bike ride will be now that bikers can’t ride in a group.
Oregon has given retailers the OK to open on Friday. They’re allowed to open as long as they’re not in a mall.
And Oregon Zoo is considering options to reopen safely, including one-way trails.Read More
A team of international scientists, including some from OSU, recently made a key breakthrough toward developing a cleaner alternative to gasoline.
South Portland now has its own address.
And Lucky Devil Strip Club in SE Portland has opened a drive-thru food service, with dancers.Read More
Giant cinnamon rolls are raising thousands of dollars for the Oregon Food Bank.
Despite social distancing guidelines likely going through the summer, Pedalpalooza is still planning to go on in June!
And the OLCC now allows distilleries to deliver!Read More