Humor is frequently a part of the Thursday evening service conducted by Yangsi Rinpoche, president of Maitripa College in Southeast Portland. Services draw a mix of ages but few Asians. Undated photo. (Christopher Onstott/Portland Tribune)

Buddha rising in Rose City

In 2000, there were 19 Buddhist congregations in the Portland area. Today, there are 37.

Shayla May Shonneker in an undated family photo. (KOIN 6 News)

Charges in Shayla’s shooting death?

This news comes at the same time as a memorial service is being held for the 9-year-old Oregon girl. Friends and family of Shayla Schonneker…