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Join us Sunday, August 25th at 4 p.m. for the 3rd episode of the Portland’5 Podcast. Listen live at 99.1 FM in the heart of Portland – or online anywhere at PRP.fm. And shortly after the broadcast, check back Continue Reading

Join us Sunday, July 28th at 4 p.m. for the 2nd episode of the Portland’5 Podcast. Listen live at 99.1 FM in the heart of Portland – or online anywhere at PRP.fm. And shortly after the broadcast, check back Continue Reading

Tim Ellis was a staple of the Oregon music community who succumbed to cancer last March at the age of 60. This year, the foundation created by his wife, Susan Ellis, presents the First Annual Tim Ellis Music Foundation Benefit … Continue Reading

As a radio station, we can’t help but agree with the folks at Music Workshop – the world is a better place with music in it.

Music Workshop is the brainchild of Amy Richter, who created the program to counteract … Continue Reading

Here’s a way to build community: Bring young learners and knowledgeable mentors together in an educational space.

Luckily, the Portland area has a nonprofit engaged in exactly that work. Saturday Academy is a nonprofit with an impressive history serving over … Continue Reading

I was lucky.

I fell in love with reading from my perch on my mama’s lap long before I was enrolled in school.

Then I caught the word fever on my own, and devoured book after book, determined to read … Continue Reading

The nonprofit KUZA takes its name from a Swahili word that encompasses a handful of verbs – to flourish, educate, raise up, develop, praise, exalt, foster and make grow.

And this mission of KUZA is like its name – multi-layered, … Continue Reading

When you see a injured stray wandering through your neighborhood, it’s hard to not to feel a pang of sympathy.

There’s the option to call a local animal shelter. But the fact remains that about five million unwanted cats and … Continue Reading