Archer Captioning fills a special niche in providing services for individuals who are deaf or hard-of -hearing.July 20, 2017 8:36 p.m. read more..
This spring, teaching artists from Kaiser Permanente’s Educational Theatre Program (ETP) embarked on an entirely new type of project.July 11, 2017 5:58 p.m. read more..
Several destinations immerse visitors in nature – some are more urban and suburban, while others are in forested or protected areas – yet don’t require a long car trip to access. Here are some of our recommendations:July 11, 2017 2:20 p.m. read more..
Gerald Gaule was just a boy when he had his first on-air experience in radio. He was at the Clark County Fair in southwest Washington when he came upon a radio station disc jockey broadcasting remotely. Gaule, already a fan of radio who loved to listen to his shortwave and create radio shows at home, watched and listened to the DJ for two or three hours.May 8, 2017 1:56 p.m. read more..
When Viola Lopez’s son Checo wanted to start a business 17 years ago, this mother tossed out a challenge: “Decide what you can do and make money fast.” At the time, 22-year-old Checo had been working at a car rentaMay 8, 2017 8:33 a.m. read more..
When Bobby McFerrin sang his upbeat ‘80s tune, “Don’t worry, be happy,” we all sang along. His words reminded us to lighten up and enjoy life. But inside, we may have been wondering: How?May 8, 2017 8:11 a.m. read more..
Imagine you are a mother with two children, struggling to make ends meet. You finally are able to get an apartment, but you have not even a chair to sit on, or the warm glow of a lamp for evening light. As the founder of Community Warehouse, Roz Bebener heard this story countless times.May 5, 2017 3:53 p.m. read more..
A chance conversation among teenagers in an ice cream parlor led Harry Hendricks not only to contribute to America’s war effort, but learn lifetime job skills. It happened in 1943, when Hendricks — barely a teen himself — struck up a conversation with another teen working at the bustling shipyards run by businessman Henry J. Kaiser on the north side of the Columbia River, where thousands of workers were churning out U.S. military vessels during World War II.May 2, 2017 1:52 p.m. read more..
An Oregon icon is set for a major tune-up as Metro renovates the famous "Portland" sign on Broadway at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.April 17, 2017 2:57 p.m. read more..
Pet owners know first-hand that dogs and cats love unconditionally; they are there when the person needs a hug or a smile. This love and acceptance make dogs and cats ideal therapeutic visitors for the elderly and disabled in nursing homes and care facilities.April 11, 2017 11:42 a.m. read more..
Sarah Gradis’ patient was an older woman experiencing chronic pain, primarily in her back and legs. The woman was independent, lived on her own and was reluctant to ask her family for help with everyday tasks. But she was having difficulty with things like housework, and was feeling increasingly isolated and concerned she might fall.April 10, 2017 3:49 p.m. read more..
Heart disease is still the leading cause of death in the United States. But there are many ways to prevent and proactively treat it. It’s time to educate ourselves on being in tune with some silent indicators of heart disease.April 10, 2017 3:27 p.m. read more..
Elizabeth Woody is the first American Indian to be named poet laureate of Oregon. She has overcome many obstacles to earn multiple advanced degrees, share her poetry and art, and voice her support for many causes.April 10, 2017 2:33 p.m. read more..