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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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Enter the Peter Max Coloring Contest!

Enter the Peter Max Coloring Contest!

| July 17, 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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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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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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A Favorite Portland Family Getaway: Iron Springs Resort

A Favorite Portland Family Getaway: Iron Springs Resort

| May 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

When choosing a place to visit this summer, as a family, what is important to you? Do you want a comfortable place, that’s relaxed, fairly close and beautiful? Do you seek a destination that welcomes kids and even dogs, so everyone feels part of the experience? We want to initially introduce you to, or remind […]

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Garbage rates going down, again….

Garbage rates going down, again….

| May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

As a complement to Portland’s 70 percent recycling rate, the City’s Bureau of Planning and Sustainability has proposed to lower or maintain rates for residential curbside collection for most Portland customers. City Council is expected to approve this rate change on May 28. This is the second year in a row that Portland has lowered costs for […]

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Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel named LIVESTRONG® Community Impact Project Award Recipient

Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel named LIVESTRONG® Community Impact Project Award Recipient

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel, along with 12 other sites nationwide were announced as beneficiaries of The Pablove Foundation’s Pablove Shutterbugs photography program for children and teens as part of the LIVESTRONG® Community Impact Project. Randall Children’s Hospital will be awarded $12,595 for training and tools to help replicate and implement the program in […]

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