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Achieving A Better Life With Down Syndrome

Achieving A Better Life With Down Syndrome

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

There is nothing more a parent wants for their child than to be like everyone else.  Right now, it is tough for me to be able to give the same things to both my kids.  My 13 year-old son, Isaac, has Down Syndrome, and as a parent, I am not able to save for his […]

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Back-To-School Pedestrian Safety Improvements

Back-To-School Pedestrian Safety Improvements

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

As efforts continue to increase funding for longstanding transportation safety and maintenance needs throughout Portland, U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer joined local and state officials and community partners today to celebrate the installation of new pedestrian flashing beacons at five busy East Portland intersections. The five new beacons, which flash yellow when a pedestrian pushes a […]

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C’Mon Northwest, Let’s Hike 10,000 Miles!

C’Mon Northwest, Let’s Hike 10,000 Miles!

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

In an effort to encourage healthy living in the Pacific Northwest and be a health support partner for its members, LifeWise Health Plan of Oregon is launching the Actively Northwest #YouGotThis Hiking Challenge and is challenging the community to hike a total of 10,000 miles during the 10-week contest. The summer hiking challenge encourages people […]

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Congressional Action Supports Toxics Reduction in Columbia River Basin

Congressional Action Supports Toxics Reduction in Columbia River Basin

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

US Senator Merkley and US Representative Blumenauer reintroduced the Columbia River Restoration Act. This could bring significant resources to the Columbia River Basin to reduce toxic contaminants and improve ecosystem conditions. The Columbia River Restoration Act will authorize Congress to appropriate funds for voluntary toxics reduction actions by growers, tribes, foresters, soil and water conservation […]

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Be Enchanted By Sunriver Resort’s Fun-Tastic Summer Events

Be Enchanted By Sunriver Resort’s Fun-Tastic Summer Events

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sunriver Resort is a beloved summerfun tradition. Families and friends like yours gather for a wide range of outdoor activities including biking, hiking, canoeing, swimming, golf, and horseback riding. Sparkling lakes, turquoise skies and beautiful summer sunsets accompany everything you do. Did you also know that Sunriver Resort hosts a some fantastic not-to-be-missed events during […]

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Stumptown eyes tree hug world record—again!

Stumptown eyes tree hug world record—again!

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

WHO: All are welcome to join 1,000-2,000+ tree-huggers organized by Hoyt Arboretum Friends, Treecology, Portland Parks and Recreation Urban Forestry division, Friends of Trees and Ascending the Giants. WHAT: An attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of simultaneous tree huggers. This is the second annual Hug a Tree at […]

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Portland Family Joins Wellx In Exciting New Alliance

Portland Family Joins Wellx In Exciting New Alliance

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Former publisher Janna Lopez, of Portland Family Magazine (Oregon Family Media, Inc.) is pleased to announce that Wellx (www.wellx.com), a multimedia/digital wellness and health company, has purchased the publication. The acquisition is intended to bolster both lines of businesses through a strategic integration between print and online properties. Janna Lopez will continue her roles as […]

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Enter the Peter Max Coloring Contest!

Enter the Peter Max Coloring Contest!

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Portland Family and K103 FM are very honored to partner for Children’s Day, Saturday, August 23rd, with the iconic artist, Peter Max. This event is all part of the fantastic show in Portland for a short time, PETER MAX – A RETROSPECTIVE – 1960-2014, a journey through the career of a Pop Culture Icon. Artwork […]

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Zoo’s summer questing game highlights impact of personal electronics on wildlife

Zoo’s summer questing game highlights impact of personal electronics on wildlife

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cell phones, laptops and other such devices are a way of life in our modern world — chances are you’re reading this on one now. But there’s a hidden cost to all this connectivity and convenience: the production, use and disposal of personal electronic devices can be devastating to wildlife around the world, damaging habitats […]

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United Way Announces Investments To Break Childhood Poverty Cycle

United Way Announces Investments To Break Childhood Poverty Cycle

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

United Way of the Columbia-Willamette is intent on breaking the cycle of childhood poverty in our region. The non-profit, long known for making significant investments in non-profit organizations that serve children and families has, for the first time since its inception, sharpened its strategic focus to achieve one specific outcome: reducing childhood poverty. To that […]

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