Under state scrutiny, yoga studios in Portland find themselves twisting into new positions.
When Michele Loew opened her yoga studio on Southeast Stark Street in 2007, she recruited the best instructors available and paid them for each student they brought in.
That’s how many Portland st
Parents and teachers are putting increasing pressure on Superintendent Carole Smith to stop moving principals around so frequently.
So far, Portland Public Schools officials have announced 17 new principal placements for the upcoming school year. Several additional changes are in the works, however, including at César Chávez K-8 School. Lavert Robertson, the current principal at César Chávez, told parents and teachers before sc...
A short item in the agenda for Monday night's meeting of the Portland Public Schools board set off an online firestorm over the weekend. "Extension of employment contract with Carole Smith, superintendent," the item read. Why the uproar?Smith's been PPS's superintendent since 2007. But in ...
A David Douglas senior gains admission to a top university—with help from mentors.
On June 11, Josh Kellebrew will graduate with 545 other
classmates from David Douglas, the state’s largest and one of its most
diverse high schools.
In many ways,
Kellebrew blends in at Da
Critics challenged the city of Portland's move to ban biking in River View Natural Area
Oregon's Land Use Board of Appeals has dismissed a challenge to Portland's ban on mountain biking in the River View Natural Area.City commissioners Amanda Fritz and Nick Fish announced the ban in March, saying the 146-acre natural area adjacent to the Willamette River was home to fragile wildlife and habitat. Starting in mid-March, the city allowed only "passive"...
"The predominant configuration will be K-5 and middle school," she says.
Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith stood before a group of school volunteers last week and signaled the end of PPS's decade-long experiment with K-8 schools. Sort of."What we’re looking at is, 'Where do we have the buildings that could actually house a K-8?'" Smith told volunteers with the More
Candidate Charlie Hales promised to do something about cellphone towers. As mayor, it’s been a different story.
When Darrell Yuen and Beth Collins moved to Portland from
New York City in 2010, they thought they had found a dream home. Their
1929 Cape Cod-style house sits about a block from Mt. Tabor Park,