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Although community composting is important on a local level, it is also an action that has an effect on a global scale. When compostable items, such as food or yard waste are sent to a landfill, rather than allowed to naturally compost, a very different chemical reaction takes place.  

[Photo] Baskin: Community composting is important

Noah Baskin, Columnist
November 10, 2020

Although community composting is important on a local level, it is also an action that has an effect on a global scale. When compostable items, such as food or yard waste are sent to a landfill, rather...

Employees of Portland businesses expressed weariness returning to work following nation-wide shutdowns due to the pandemic as well as looting sparked by the deaths of George Floyd and the many other victims of police brutality and systematic racism. 

[Photo] Workers feel wary returning to work during pandemic, looting

Zoë Sandvigen, News Contributor
July 15, 2020

Employees of Portland businesses expressed weariness returning to work following nation-wide shutdowns due to the pandemic as well as looting sparked by the deaths of George Floyd and the many other victims...

“In times of crisis, the Red Cross is fortunate to witness the best of humanity as people rolled up a sleeve to help those in need. Thanks to the many who gave blood and scheduled upcoming appointments in Oregon in the past two months, the Red Cross has been able to meet immediate patient needs,” said Christine Welch, the communications manager at the American Red Cross Oregon-Washington Blood Services Region.

[Photo] Don’t let COVID-19 ‘dissuade you from donating,’ the need for blood donations continues

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
May 16, 2020

“In times of crisis, the Red Cross is fortunate to witness the best of humanity as people rolled up a sleeve to help those in need. Thanks to the many who gave blood and scheduled upcoming appointments...

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