Agent Orange is one of the horrors of the Vietnam War. A defoliant produced by DOW Chemical and dropped from war planes; burning trees as well as people, it was like raining fire—and, has continued to plagued southeast Asia for decades with poisoned water sources and human deformities. Banned from
In many parts of the country, winter isn’t even close to being over. And while frigid temperatures might make you want to hibernate until April, the reality is that there’s so much beauty — and fun! — to be found outside. Whether you participate in popular winter sports like skiing
A remarkable archival project and an emotional rollercoaster, 17 Blocks was filmed over 20 years and tells the story about one family that lives in Washington DC, but more broadly about the problems and pitfalls for many poor black families in America. Living just blocks from the U.S. Capital, the
Artist Kristen O’Neill remembers playing with childhood friends in the wild landscape of the Santa Cruz Mountains of California. The natural beauty and freedom formed the pathway for the visionary and budding activist that she is today. “Everybody knew everybody, for generations back,” O’Neill recalls of her hometown, Redwood City.
Orthodontic treatment is vital in both children and adults. The treatment ensures the proper function of teeth. When teeth are misaligned, it affects the way you bite. Visit an orthodontist if you have misaligned teeth to avoid abnormal wearing of teeth, which may lead to extensive dangers requiring expensive dental
Banana, strawberry, berry, fruit and vegetable: just thinking about these smoothies makes you dizzy. Even freshly squeezed juice beats this delicacy: smoothies retain the fiber and vitamins contained in the products without missing any of the beneficial components. It makes you as energized as playing at National Casino or having
For many Americans, there’s nothing quite like that first cup of coffee in the morning. But what you might not realize is that your java doesn’t merely give you a jolt of energy; it could also be protecting your heart. Certainly, there are a number of ways to improve your
It was nearing the end of the Great Depression when sculptor Stephan Seable moved to Portland as a young child. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest and the encouragement from family to pursue his great desire for art, Seable’s creations leave an indelible signature of his deep-rooted
Through the Night is a documentary as tender as it is painful; tender in the moments it captures at a daycare center, painful in the recognition of the parents’ stresses. Focused on a 24-hour daycare that provides for parents who work off-hours, often overnight shifts, the movie addresses one of
Jen Ambrose has been a part of the Southern Oregon music scene for at least 20 years now. She studied flute, oboe, and piano in her early years. Then, she picked up the guitar and is now known for six and twelve string stylings ranging from intricate picking to fast
After a long 11-year term leading the Pac-12 through ups and downs, Commissioner Larry Scott will be leaving his position on June 30, 2021. The Pac-12 Conference announced the decision after ongoing discussions between the parties, who came to a mutual agreement that it was time to renew the leadership.
A glowing piece of Portland’s long hockey legacy was lost recently when Art Jones died on Feb. 3 at the age of 86. Back in the 1960s and 1970s, when the Portland Buckaroos were the scourge of the Western Hockey League – it was a minor pro loop back then,
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