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Oregon nonprofit that turns trash into art lands permanent display in Smithsonian museum

The nonprofit Washed Ashore creates artwork out of beach trash to inspire people to reduce plastic pollution. BANDON, Ore. — An Oregon nonprofit that's...

Hundreds gather in downtown Portland for 'Bans Off Our Bodies' rally

The Chapman Square demonstration was part of a national wave of rallies on Saturday in favor of reproductive rights. PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland joined...

Baby formula shortage impacts Oregon families

The national shortage began in the early days of the pandemic and worsened due to labor shortages and a major product recall. PORTLAND, Ore....

Oregon Employment Department's paid leave program launches in 2023

The program will let the lowest-paid workers in the state take up to 12 weeks of paid time off for family, medical and "safe leave"...

Farm in the middle of Portland offers safe space for those who've lost loved ones

The grief group at Side Yard Farm & Kitchen is just one way the owner brings the community together. PORTLAND, Ore. — There's a...

Portland-based Dregs Vodka donates all profits to charities helping low-income youth

Since 2019, Dregs Vodka has raised about $40,000 for 16 nonprofits that help low-income youth in Oregon. PORTLAND, Ore. — The goal at Tini's...

As other areas are cleared, Laurelhurst Park homeless camp grows again

The city posted eviction notices around the park on Friday morning as neighbors again voiced concerns about the encampment. PORTLAND, Ore. — About eight...

With 'exclusion day' coming, Oregon schools host immunization catch-up events

The COVID-19 pandemic made it challenging for families to keep up to date on childhood vaccines, so public health and school staff have teamed up...

Oregon City family trying to get relatives stuck in Ukraine to the US

Yuliia Paluikh hopes reunite with her mom and brother soon in Oregon. OREGON CITY, Ore. — The latest data from the United Nations estimates...

Volunteers build sheds for Beachie Creek Fire survivors

A group with Associated General Contractors has built 70 sheds since starting the project last year, and they're still going. STAYTON, Ore. — Two...

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