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Oregon Ducks Women’s Basketball Headed to their First Final Four Championship

Oregon Ducks Women’s Basketball Headed to their First Final Four Championship

In an intense battle to the end, the University of Oregon women’s basketball team advances to the Final Four after securing a 88-84 victory over Mississippi State during the Elite Eight finals on Sunday. This was Oregon’s third year in a row playing in the Elite Eight and this will be the program’s first time […]

Portland Parks And Recreation Presents The Third Annual Portlanders Stand with Refugees And Immigrants Celebration

Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) presents the third annual Portlanders Stand with Refugees & Immigrants celebration on Friday, March 15, 2019 at PP&R’s Southwest Community Center. All are welcome to the vibrant, multicultural community gathering to celebrate and welcome people new to Portland and the United States. Enjoy free admission for music, dancing, and camaraderie. […]

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Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) has announced a new pilot program offering grants for artists and arts organizations to lease under-used PP&R spaces for free. This program is one of the recommendations in the Arts Affordability Plan Council adopted last spring. The idea is simple – provide artists access to under-used space in PP&R facilities in exchange for […]

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Portland Parks & Recreation Appoints Adena Long As New Director

Portland Parks and Recreation announced on Friday its appointment of Adena Long as its new Director. A long-time public servant with over 20 years of experience with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, Adena brings deep operational experience and a record of collaborative and innovative leadership. Her appointment follows an extensive national […]

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SPECIAL EVENT: KING… FROM ATLANTA TO THE MOUNTAIN TOP TO AIR ON KING HOLIDAY

Join us for a special celebration of Dr. King with the special radio docu drama, “King: From Atlanta to the Mountain Top.” This special three-hour program traces the civil rights movement and chronicles the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “King: From Atlanta to the Mountaintop” is the highly acclaimed and award winning three hour docu-drama which […]

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The 50th NAACP Image Awards’ to Broadcast Live on TV One on March 30 From Hollywood, California

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 3, 2019) – The 50th NAACP Image Awards will air LIVE on TV One, a division of Urban One, Inc., on March 30, 2019.  For the first time ever, the telecast will take place from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California. The announcement was made by NAACP National Board of Directors Chairman Leon W. Russell, NAACP President and […]

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City of Vancouver Announces Holiday Schedule, Updates and Closures For Community Centers

The City of Vancouver recently published new holiday schedules,  updates and closures for community centers in the local area. Holiday Schedules Christmas Eve — Monday, December 24: Firstenburg and Marshall community centers will be OPEN modified hours from 5:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Christmas Day — Tuesday, December 25: Firstenburg and Marshall community centers will be CLOSED for the […]

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Road to Redemption: Portland Trail Blazers Season Preview for 2018/19

By Amaar A. Burton Six months ago, the promise of a magical season for the Portland Trail Blazers dissolved into the disappointment of a first-round exit from the NBA playoffs – a four-game sweep, no less – at the hands of the New Orleans Pelicans. Before that terribly-timed slump, Portland was one of the league’s […]

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Free Event: Vancouver’s Old Apple Tree Festival Taking Place This Saturday

The community is invited to celebrate at the annual Old Apple Tree Festival, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Old Apple Tree Park, 112 S.E. Columbia Way, directly east of the Interstate 5 Bridge within the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. This family-friendly, free event offers live music, tree care […]

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On October 8, 2018, City Parking Services will transition the neighborhood parking program to the Vancouver Police Department. Vancouver Police Service Technicians currently handle lower priority calls for service. With the transition of the parking program to Police, these personnel will manage parking complaints and issuance of parking citations in neighborhoods within the city limits […]

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