Cindy Louis became the third generation in her family to own and operate the Canton Grill, after she took the restaurant over from her father, Fred Louis. The restaurant is celebrating its 75th anniversary in August.

Cindy Louis became the third generation in her family to own and operate the Canton Grill, after she took the restaurant over from her father, Fred Louis. The restaurant is celebrating its 75th anniversary in August.

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  • We continue our series about Interstate 5 with Vancouver Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle. She has been a vocal proponent of a new interstate bridge between Vancouver and Portland. 

 

  

  • Oregon will require school districts to start teaching about genocide in 2020. But the state’s curriculum standards and guidelines won’t be in place until 2025. We talk with an Oregon high school English teacher, Carrie McCallum, who has taught a Holocaust and genocide literature class at St. Helen’s High School since 2011 and is part of a national teacher training effort.

 

  

  • The Canton Grill has been a fixture on Southeast 82nd Avenue in Portland for 75 years. The restaurant was opened in 1944, and has been owned and operated by the same family for three generations. We sit down with the current owner, Cindy Louis, and her father, Fred Louis, as the restaurant celebrates its 75th anniversary this month.

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