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News | Environment | local

After Denali, Should Oregon Change Mount Hood's Name?

OPB | Sept. 1, 2015 2:57 p.m.

Think Out Loud considers the idea of renaming Oregon's Mount Hood after Mount McKinley was renamed its traditional name, Denali.

Education | NW Life | Greetings From The Northwest: Under The Weather

College Inside Prison Offers Oregon Inmates Hope

OPB | Sept. 1, 2015 6 a.m.

Go inside the Oregon State Penitentiary to find out about how college courses are affecting inmates.

Recycled Wastewater Provides Blank Canvas For Craft Brewers

OPB | Aug. 29, 2015 1:45 p.m. | Portland

Ever wanted to drink a beer that used to be part wastewater? You may get that chance soon.

News | local

Portland Latino Gay Pride Marks 10th Anniversary

OPB | Aug. 23, 2015 9:15 p.m. | Portland

The Portland Latino Gay Pride organization held its 10th annual block party at Crush Bar Sunday evening.

19th Annual PDX Adult Soapbox Derby Takes Off

OPB | Aug. 15, 2015 2:09 p.m.

Portland's 19th annual Adult Soapbox Derby took place Saturday, August 15. Racers donned their craziest apparel and flew down Mt. Tabor in front of thousands of people.

News | Arts | local

Portland Mural Celebrates Achievements Of Black Women

OPB | Aug. 8, 2015 3:30 p.m.

Angela Davis, Coretta Scott King and Maya Angelou are among the women featured on the Black United Fund's new mural.

Arts | NW Life | local

Former Scrabble Champion Reflects On The Game

OPB | Aug. 7, 2015 1:19 p.m. | Portland

Last year's national Scrabble champion reflects on the game, this year's tournament, and what the community has meant in his life.

News | World | NW Life

Japanese Buddhist Obon Festival Honors the Departed

OPB | Aug. 1, 2015 8:09 p.m. | Portland

Members and friends of Oregon's Japanese Buddhist community gathered to celebrate the traditional Obon Festival at the Oregon Buddhist Temple in Portland.

Entertainment | News | local

Hello Kitty Invites Portland Fans Into Her Supercute World

OPB | Aug. 1, 2015 3:45 p.m. | Portland

Hello Kitty and her friends have transformed the Rose Quarter's Veterans Memorial Coliseum into a supercute world.

News | local | Sports

Portland Thorns Fall To Seattle Reign 1-0

OPB | July 23, 2015 7:18 a.m. | Portland

The Portland Thorns battled it out against the Seattle Reign on Wednesday night at a sold-out stadium at Providence Park.

News | local | Animals

Animal Rights Group Protests Outside Portland Grocery Store

OPB | July 16, 2015 4:45 p.m. | Portland

Protestors from an animals' rights group gathered outside of Fred Meyer in downtown Portland Thursday to voice dissent against large food corporations.

News | local

Portland's Japanese Garden Announces Plans to Expand

OPB | July 14, 2015 5 p.m. | Portland

Board members from the Portland Japanese Garden announced that the park will be undergoing an expansion project after raising $20 million of the $33.5 million needed to expand.