REAP (Reaching and Empowering All People) presented its mission and future goals to the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners on June 5.
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Chair Deborah Kafoury said at her public swearing-in Monday that she wants to make the county a national model for health care reform, reducing homelessness, and providing a safe and caring community.
Starting at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 11 members of the public can buy fresh produce while supporting the life skill development of young people under the Department of Community Justice’s supervision
Multnomah County’s Board of Commissioners proclaimed National HIV/AIDS Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day countywide for Thursday, June 5.
Multnomah County’s Board of Commissioners on Thursday adopted the county’s budget for the 2015 fiscal year beginning July 1.
The choir sang. The superintendent and commissioners spoke. But it was student body president Jacque Nelson who identified how important a new school-based health center will be for Centennial High.
The Boil Water Notice issued on Friday, May 23 is lifted. Tap water is safe to drink for all customers of the Portland Water Bureau.
Former county Commissioner Deborah Kafoury got more than 50 percent of the vote in the May primary to fill the rest of the chair's term through 2014 and for the full four-year term starting Jan. 2015.
Same-sex couples began receiving marriage licenses in Multnomah County on Monday, May 19.
Saying that it was one of their favorite days all year, the Board of Commissioners saluted the winners of the 2014 Employee Recognition Awards on Wednesday, May 7.
They number just 25. But the team of environmental health specialists at Multnomah County daily keep food, water and air safe for all residents and visitors.
Native American families in Multnomah County are working on strategies to improve health and the future of their children.