Danny Peterson is an accomplished writer, journalist and filmmaker from Juneau, Alaska. He received one-on-one coaching writing stories, taking photos, and voicing and editing professional broadcast pieces for local public radio station KTOO, in Juneau. During undergrad, he produced a documentary film about homeless advocates called “Invisible Hands,” which aired on public television in Alaska. He has a strong interest in arts and culture, homelessness and equality issues, and community reporting. He is a Community Reporter at Portland Observer and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Multimedia Journalism in Portland, Oregon. Contact Danny at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Miracles Club to honor 85-year-old killed
Recovery assistance center serving the African American community is mourning the death of local welder and fabricator Eugene C. Gora, 85, who was found murdered May 10 at his landmark red welding garage, next door.
Smith optimistic she can catch Hardesty
It’s certain that Portland will seat its first black female City Council member next year as the two top candidates in the race, Jo Ann Hardesty, who captured 46 percent of the vote, and Loretta Smith, with the second highest total of 21 percent, will face off in the November.
New play premieres for Vanport Mosaic
A new play that touches on the history of displacement in 1970s Portland, where hundreds of homes and businesses were razed in historical black neighborhoods, will debut as part of the Vanport Mosaic Festival.
Community in shock after 85-Year-old murdered
Community members of a northeast Portland neighborhood have been stunned by the murder of an 85-year-old man whose welding shop was a landmark of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Local playwright debuts new work after injury
Kwik Jones is set to premiere his new play, “Jupiter is Stormy” for a free one-day-only showing during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend.
Activist to keynote Portland NAACP event
Ilasah Shabazz is coming to Portland Saturday, May 26 to be the keynote speaker at a fundraising brunch by the Portland NAACP.
Ballots due for vote-by-mail election
Official ballots must reach Elections Office by the Tuesday, May 15, 8 p.m. voting deadline
Portland musican brings back original players
After 17 years apart, the original members of a popular band that started in north Portland, N Touch, will reunite for a one night only performance
Loca election races follow national trend
May 15 Primary Election shapes up to be a historic contest
Diverse school faces huge cuts; parents upset
Opponents say the proposal goes against the district’s own equity goals