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Labor cartoonists Mike Konopacki and Gary Huck are closing down their cartoon syndicate.
The novel’s heroes are a Finnish immigrant family in Astoria in the early 20th century, exploited as fishers and loggers, who become involved with the IWW.
The union’s top award went to the Korean cast of Parasite, the runaway hit dark comedy that depicts a working class family that connives to escape dire poverty by getting jobs as servants for a rich family.
Child labor is the theme of the eighth in a series of closely-researched historical detective fiction novels set in the Portland of the early 20th century, written by retired union attorney Susan Stoner.
Unlike the better-known Oscars, the annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards are for acting only, and honorees are chosen by their fellow union members. In Portland, the annual SAG Awards Watch party doubled as a fundraiser for a beloved figure in the local.
The work of historical fiction features a true-to-life Portland fire fighter — David Campbell — who was killed in the line of duty in 1911.
More than a thousand people attended the Oregon Tradeswomen’s Career Fair held May 19.
In honor of the occasion, Oregon U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley presented an American flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol.
The top finisher in each discipline advances to the Western Regional Apprentice Contest this June in Denver, Colorado.
A TriMet bus driver writing under the pseudonym “Deke N. Blue” has been blogging about life behind the wheel since 2012. Now he’s published a book.