Lyllye Reynolds-Parker outside the UO Black Cultural Center that bears her name.

Community helps beloved UO adviser buy home

Lyllye Reynolds-Parker is the namesake of the University of Oregon’s Black Cultural Center, one of the city’s most esteemed elders and the daughter of Sam and Mattie Reynolds, one of Eugene’s first Black families. She was a safe place for hundreds of UO students.

Ducks headed to Alamo Bowl, Beavers to LA Bowl

Oregon has accepted an invitation to play Oklahoma in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Dec. 29, at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The Oregon State Beavers, meanwhile, are headed to the LA Bowl to play Utah State on Dec. 18.

Portland city officials welcome private security firm’s investigations even as prosecutors skeptical

Despite the concerns of local law enforcement, other city leaders are more comfortable with the role Echelon Protective Services in downtown Portland is playing, even as it hits at the heart of the city’s ongoing debate over how to handle homelessness. Part 3 of 3.


Senate leader, presidential candidate Bob Dole dies at 98

Bob Dole, who overcame disabling war wounds to become a sharp-tongued Senate leader from Kansas, a Republican presidential candidate and then a symbol and celebrant of his dwindling generation of World War II veterans, has died.


From the court to the vineyard: CJ McCollum talks wine

You're probably familiar with CJ McCollum the basketball star, but what about CJ McCollum the winemaker? We spoke with the Portland Trail Blazer about the similarities between wine and basketball, bringing bottles into the bubble, and how winemakers from different backgrounds can help diversify the wine industry.