A mobile HIV-testing site outside the Red Cross Donation Center in Portland, Ore. It is part of a national demonstration Friday, July 12, 2013, to put pressure on the FDA to lift a longtime ban barring gay and bisexual men from donating their blood. (KOIN 6 News)

Gay blood drive targets FDA ban

As part of a grassroots effort organized by documentary film director Ryan James Yezak, gay men attempted to give blood Friday at donation c…

Gresham police have identified more than 60 suspects involved in a suspected theft ring. (Credit: Gresham Police Department).

Oregon DHS account used in $140K fraud

Detectives with the Gresham Police Department have identified more than 60 people involved with a counterfeit check cashing ring that report…

Amida Omari plays a game called calling all cars with kids at Vernons SUN Summer Program, her first job. Undated photo. (Jonathan House/Portland Tribune)

Summer job? Not so easy anymore

In the past 10 years, summer youth employment dropped from 46 percent to 7 percent in Portland. For low-income kids of color, it’s just 12 p…