Portland in the News: Audiences Returning to Area Theaters; More Are Traveling; Tribal Member Nominated to Lead NPS & More | August 26, 2021
Despite another COVID-19 surge, stages across the city are planning to host events and artists. Many venues will require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test.
President Biden has nominated Umatilla tribal member Charles F. “Chuck” Sams III to lead National Park Service. If confirmed, Sams would be the first Native American to hold the position.
Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland this week:
- Oregonian: Portland Trail Blazers rookie Greg Brown III shines in summer league, embraces challenges ahead: ‘I’m excited by his work ethic’
- Portland Monthly: Is Portland Ready to Travel Again? Modern Adventure Thinks So.
- Oregonian: With strict precautions, Portland arts organizations are determined to return to stages this fall
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