Purple sea urchins off the Oregon coast

Purple sea urchins off the Oregon coast

Scott Groth/Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

 

  

  • Columbia Sportswear Company’s longtime chairwoman Gert Boyle, the inspiration behind the brand’s iconic “One Tough Mother” ad campaigns, died Sunday at the age of 95. Kerry Tymchuck, co-author of her autobiography, and executive director of the Oregon Historical Society, tells us about Gert Boyle’s life and legacy.

 

  

 

  

  • The Hillsboro School District voted recently to approve a new comprehensive sex education curriculum. The plan includes new statewide standards for teaching about abuse, consent, gender expression, and sexual orientation. Some parents expressed concerns about the new curriculum and said they would be opting out. We hear from Hillsboro school board member Mark Watson, Minter Bridge Elementary school teacher Sindy Avila and Jennifer Zohar, who has three children in the Hillsboro School District.

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