"I’m a Black mom. I’ll cuss you out and say, ‘Baby, I did it for love.’"
Millions of women are making a daily difference in our state. We talked to eight such women about who inspires them, and what change they'd most like to see.
“We have a right to represent our community, to show the power of diversity. There is nothing scary about representation. There is power in it."
Oregon women are shaping our city and state, in politics, on the streets, in boardrooms, and in daily life. Listen to what they have to say.
Fiona McCann, Eden Dawn, Katherine Chew Hamilton, Jenni Moore, Margaret Seiler, Julia Silverman, and Luz Zamora
“It’s definitely odd that I found myself in the cannabis industry, but I’m really happy, really thankful that it happened.”
At just 24 years old, the Portland Timbers forward is a leader when it comes to activism within professional sports.
On October 29, 2020, Kevin Peterson Jr.—‘Splash’ as he was known to his classmates and friends—was shot to death by police in Vancouver, Washington.
Q & A
Society Nine founder Lynn Le talks about the cycle of support she and her team try to create for each other.
Food & Politics
“This is our last fight. We’re not going to give up.”
Gregory McKelvey, campaign manager for Sarah Ianaronne, has advice for Number 45.
“If you’re moving to a town, and you’re just parking your car, and you see the town burning on fire, you start wondering, ‘Do I really want to move to this t...
John Furniss uses his spatial memory and a special measuring tool to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind bowls and canisters for his adoring social media fans.
Long Story Short
The former Army captain and current Hillsboro City Council member shares what it's like being an elected official, running nonprofits, and leading during a p...
Arts & Culture
John Simpkins has lived and painted out of a schoolhouse in Andrews, Oregon, for a decade. Now he’s looking for a new home.
Light a Fire
And that’s a good thing.
"My grandfather was a farmer in the old country, and back then we didn’t call it biodynamics or anything like that, we just called it ‘natural farming.’"
“If I’m not being the light and at least trying to tell the truth, with light and with love, then I have no purpose here.”
With wildfires spreading quickly around Oregon, we hear from evacuated residents who wonder if there are any safe havens left.
And if enough voters write in her name, Teressa Raiford says she'd be proud to serve.
How We're Coping
The team captain talks about staying game-ready, his coaching license, and whether he'd consider a coaching job in Portland.