Back in the 1970s, Portland’s Lightning Ray Lampkin was boxing elite, fighting against then-WBA lightweight champion Roberto Durán and other top names in the sport. OPB’s Paul Marshall sat down with Lampkin recently to talk about his career.
The city of Portland is changing the rules around when contractors can disperse homeless encampments during the pandemic in favor of “a more assertive approach,” according to a memo released by the city Wednesday.
Five out of six men and women have returned. None have been reassigned, instead they've resumed their duties as before. And prosecutors have not yet decided whether the shootings are justified or whether to press charges.
Washington is advancing to Phase 3 of its COVID-19 reopening plan. Under Phase 3, all indoor spaces — including indoor dining at restaurants, indoor fitness centers, and retail — can increase capacity from 25% to 50%.