To Model Manhood, Immigrant Dads Draw From Two Worlds

Many immigrant men in the U.S. work hard to hold onto definitions of masculinity from their native countries — while also rejecting more rigid gender roles that may be the norm in their homelands.

Deschutes County Requests Air Quality Exemption For Prescribed Burns

Deschutes County has asked the state to consider increasing the amount of smoke allowed in the air during prescribed fire burns.

Judge: DOJ Settlement Agreement With Portland PD 'Fair'

District Court Judge Michael Simon accepted a package of police reforms Friday in a settlement between the city of Portland and the federal government.

Environment | Local | News

Portland's Willamette, Once Heavily Polluted, Now Home To A Swim Team

OPB | Aug. 28, 2014 5:30 p.m.

A group called the River Huggers has been swimming the Willamette three times a week, and they say the water is cleaner than you think.

Oregon Spotted Frog Listed Under Endangered Species Act

Aug. 28, 2014 5:48 p.m.

The Oregon spotted frog, once abundant in the Northwest, now lives in a few scattered wetlands across the region.  Now, the frog will receive protection under the Endangered Species Act as a threatened species.

Business | Food | Local | Politics

Portland Announces New Grocer For Old Trader Joe's Lot

OPB | Aug. 28, 2014 8:30 p.m.

Natural Grocers says it will open a store at the site of a once controversial lot in Northeast Portland.

Education | News

Legos, Marshmallow-Launchers Build Enthusiasm For STEM Curriculum

OPB | Aug. 25, 2014 3:15 p.m.

Marshmallow-launchers and Legos could be a part of the next generation's science, technology, engineering and math curricula.

Local | News | Sports

Portlanders Call For Firing Centerplate CEO On Social Media

OPB | Aug. 28, 2014 11:02 a.m.

Catering company Centerplate's CEO is hardly out of the woods after elevator surveillance video footage showed him abusing a dog in Vancouver, B.C.




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