Local Issues



A Mosaic of Memories

Vanport flood viewOn May 30, 1948, the Columbia River completely destroyed the city of Vanport, just west of East Columbia. In one afternoon, the Vanport Flood left more than 18,000 people homeless and killed at least 15.

Through the Lost City, Living Memories project, part of this year’s Vanport Mosaic Festival, 30 flood survivors have told their stories on camera.

Read more: A Mosaic of Memories



Representative Tina Kotek

is hosting a community meeting about the air quality in North Portland on Monday, June 20 at 7 p.m. in the Buckley Center Auditorium at the University of Portland.

Read more about it here.

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