What does Ted Wheeler's departure mean for Multnomah County
The appointment of Multnomah County Chair Ted Wheeler as state treasurer last Tuesday churned county and state political waters this week. Wheeler, appointed by Governor Kulongoski to fill the vacancy created by State Treasurer Ben Westlund's death, is now better positioned to advance up the ladder of statewide offices. At the county level, meanwhile, his departure has set off a scramble for his and County Commissioner Jeff Cogen's seat - Cogen throwing his hat in the ring to be the county's top executive. What will Wheeler's departure mean for residents of Oregon's most populous county? Jo Ann and Dave look at what's ahead for the candidates and county residents.
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR WEDNESDAY, March 3, 2010 *******************
This is Kellyn with your COMMUNITY CALENDAR for WEDNESDAY, March 3, 2010.
Portland Community College is having a part-time faculty recruiting fair for positions at PCC's interim site in Newberg. This event will be held at the Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 East Sheridan Street, from 5 to 8pm. For more information, contact Kate Chester at 503.977.8233. *******************
Come to Worker Wednesday at the Red and Black Cafe from 8am to 10:30pm. Located at 400 Southeast 12th Avenue, the cafe is your local worker-owned collective. Hang out and drink with the labor movement. *********************
Carole Hart talks about her film: "For the Next 7 Generations" about 13 indigenous grandmothers
Stephanie Potter speaks with Carole Hart, director and producer of "For the Next 7 Generations," and Linda Neale, founder and board member of the Earth and Spirit Council. "For The Next 7 Generations," a documentary film chronicling the efforts of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers from the four directions to heal the earth & her inhabitants, will show at 4 pm on 3/14 at the Clinton Street Theater, 2522 Southeast Clinton Street, Portland 97202. A fundraiser for the Earth & Spirit Council, the International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers and The Oregon Food Bank.
One month after Portland police officer Ronald Frashour fatally shot Aaron Campbell, the Portland City Council is still struggling with growing community anger over the unarmed man's death. Demonstrations, a high profile visit by Rev. Jesse Jackson - as well as an upcoming March 14 visit by national civil rights activist Rev.