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Portland, OR, United States

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Portland Japanese Garden's newest exhibit features internationally acclaimed sculptor

"Garden of Resonance" will feature the art of Jun Kaneko, a sculptural artist. About half a dozen statues have been placed around the garden just in time for fall. → Read More

Search and rescue calls at record numbers in Hood River County

The Hood River Crag Rats are an all-volunteer, donation-funded search and rescue team. In 2022, they have responded to over 50 calls near Mt. Hood and in the Gorge. → Read More

Climbing to the summit of Mount Hood

In early June, Jon Goodwin got to climb Mount Hood with a team from Portland Mountain Rescue, catching plenty of perspectives from the top of Oregon's highest peak. → Read More

Molalla students complete trail project with ribbon cutting

Students at Molalla River Academy completed the Dickey Creek Walk trail behind the school after months of clearing brush and learning about trail construction. → Read More

Catholic school in Portland sends support to Ukraine

St. Clare School in SW Portland held 'Sunflower Day' on March 31. It's the national flower of Ukraine and the symbol of St. Clare, for whom the school is named. → Read More

Umpire shortage hits Portland-area baseball leagues

Baseball leagues across the metro area are having trouble finding enough umpires to meet the uptick in player registration. → Read More

Let's Get Out There: Biking on the beach in Lincoln City

Safari Town Surf Shop opened in 1989 and offers rentals, lessons and tours. Owner Tony Gile took Jon Goodwin out for a fat tire bike ride on the sand. → Read More

PSU program invests in inmates with higher education

The Bard Prison Initiative, a program of Bard College in New York, gives inmates the chance to take college courses. A similar program is in its third year at PSU. → Read More

At 98, this Coast Guard veteran is the toast of his Oregon coast town

Gerald "Pat" Patterson enlisted in the Coast Guard during World War II. After spending his entire enlistment in the small coastal town, he was honored on March 7. → Read More

Oregon snail goes on inadvertent cross-country trip

Back in November, a Georgia woman found a snail native to Oregon in a box of chanterelle mushrooms and got help from a local expert to take care of it. → Read More

Let's Get Out There: Snowshoeing with Mt. Hood Outfitters

Mt. Hood Outfitters is an outdoor adventure shop in Government Camp. They offer ski, snowboard and snowshoe rentals along with snowmobile tours. → Read More

Let's Get Out There: Building a Monarch butterfly habitat in Portland

A local Portland group is working to set up native plant species at Pittock Mansion that will hopefully serve as a habitat for the migratory butterflies. → Read More

Vancouver VFW post receives national award for community support

VFW Post 7824 in Vancouver was awarded the national #StillServing Post of the Month award for January. → Read More

North Portland march calls for 'Human Rights and Dignity' on MLK Day

Don't Shoot PDX held its 8th annual 'March for Human Rights and Dignity' at Peninsula Park on Monday. → Read More

Let's Get Out There: Plan your next road trip with ODOT's Byway Story Map

ODOT's Byway Story Map is a tool to help you plan your next road trip. It features state and national scenic byways, Oregon's four All-American roads and much more. → Read More

Let's Get Out There: Ring in the new year with 'First Day Hikes'

Don't just turn the calendar page on New Year's Day. Take advantage of state parks' free First Day Hikes in Oregon and Washington. → Read More

Willamette Week's Give!Guide looking to surpass year-end $6.5 million fundraising goal

After smashing their 2020 goal of $5 million by 30%, WW's Give!Guide is hoping to hit $6.5 million before the end of the year. → Read More

Santa seeking help to find 'William F.' in Portland

Santa reached out to KGW after William's wish list made it to Portland, Maine two days after Christmas. He wants William to know his letter was received. → Read More

Portland business burglarized for second time in two months

The Portland small business had been burglarized for the first time just a month before. → Read More

Protect your home's pipes from freezing temps

The Portland Water Bureau had some tips for how you can save your pipes during the upcoming cold weather. → Read More