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Take a Soldier Fishing Day: Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed for an event honoring those who have served and protected....

Volunteers Make a Difference in Tualatin

  Volunteers can really make a community!    The city of Tualatin is...

LISTEN: Lane County Building Official Builds House for Wounded Iraq War Veteran

Cresswell, OR — We first told you about Iraq War hero Jayson Southmayd...

LISTEN: Dave Adelhart talks about being Commissioner for USA Softball of Oregon

GLADSTONE, Ore. — Dave Adelhart has been around the game of softball for...

KXL Everyday Hero: Busy Teen Volunteers at Hospital

Most people will agree that it’s nice to highlight uplifting stories about local...

Oregon’s Kid Governor Wants to Solve Problems

Emerie Martin is 11 years old.  She goes to Pleasant Hill Elementary school,...

Two Woodland Teachers Go Above and Beyond for Students

Two teachers at Woodland Public Schools alternative TEAM High School have qualified to...

Nurse Faces COVID, and Wildfires to Help Others

Nurses are rethinking their career choices all across the country.  The stress and...

8 Year Old Helps Home-bound Seniors

Older people who are home-bound could always use a hot meal or a...

Park Dedicated to Oregon Pearl Harbor Survivor

Ed Johann is a survivor of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. He...

Northwesteners by the Thousands Help Children Around the Globe

Thousands of people in the Pacific Northwest have teamed up to help children...

“Do Unto Others” is the Motto Of Ridgefield H.S Students

The old saying “Do Unto Others as You Would Have Them Do Onto...

Portland Boy Stricken with Ultra Rare Disease

Raiden Pham was born in February 2020.  He seemed normal for the first...

Community Policing at it’s Finest

Police officers face danger pretty much every day they’re on the job.   They...

From Volunteering to a Career of Helping Others

Turning a passion for volunteering into a career. It happens to some people,...

3 Decades of Saving Lives

He’s spent over three decades saving lives. Mike Moffitt of Aurora clocked in...

Formerly Homeless Vet Now Helps Others

While we’re remembering those who have served in our military, it’s a good...

Food Pantries on the “Down-low”.

Schools across the Northwest work hard to make sure all of their students...

Portland Musicians Band Together for Suicide Prevention

This week’s KXL EVERYDAY HERO focuses on some local blues musicians who have...

Protecting Kids: 40 thousand at a Time

Rick Puente is the director and Chief of Police at the Beaverton School...

Saving Lives One Day at a Time

Kasey Edwards Snider works with people going through crisis every day.  She is...

Everyday Hero Helps Families of Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

Our KXL Everyday Hero is someone who’s spent the last three decades working...

LISTEN: KXL Everyday Hero Tumblewheel Studios Making Art Mobile

(Photo credits:  Brett Reckamp from Art in the Pearl) SCAPPOSE, Ore. — Tumblewheel...

Leaving Cancer Behind for a Day

Nearly 4000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in Oregon this year,...

LISTEN: KXL Everyday Hero – Salem Denny’s Restaurant Supporting Community

SALEM, Ore. — The General Manger of the Denny’s Restaurant on Market St....

LISTEN: KXL Everyday Hero: Volunteers with The Beaverton Schools Clothes For Kids Program

BEAVERTON, Ore. — The Beaverton School District volunteer run Clothes for Kids Program...

Angel Dads to the Rescue

There is a group of people in Tualatin who don’t want children to...

Firefighters Risk Everything to Save Lives

Every week KXL highlights an “Everyday Hero”.   We ask you to nominate someone...

Fallen K-9 Heroes Memorialized Through Art

  Bethany Lang has always been an artist.   Her family has a lot...

Our KXL Everyday Hero Wants to Serve his Country

24 year old Glenny Johnson loves fashion. He always has. He’s autistic and...

Runner Takes on the Weight of Fallen Officers

Kelley D’Agrosa runs.   She runs with weights on for fallen police officers.  She...

A Pandemic Won’t Stop our KXL Everyday Hero!

Not even COVID could stop volunteers from getting meals to homebound seniors in...

Sanitizing to Keep You Safe: Today’s EVERYDAY HERO

  Cleaning and sanitizing have been absolutely essential during the COVID pandemic.  There...

I-C-U Nurse Says Work Has Been Like a War Zone

Front line workers have been thrown into the spotlight even more than usual...

Connecting with Kids: That’s the Goal of Our KXL EVERYDAY HERO

Rachelle Bell has been named LBL ESD Regional Teacher of the Year, and...

Teaching Kids: “It’s My Jam!”

Suzanne Montalbano teaches Spanish at Alder Creek Middle School in Milwaukie.  She’s also...

Everyday Hero Inspires Students to Learn and Help Their Community

A teacher that inspires students is worth his or her weight in gold....

Teachers Highlighted as Everyday Heroes!

This is National Teachers Appreciation Week, and we’ve asked you to nominate teachers...

KXL “Hero” Starts Homework Club in North Portland to Inspire Kids

First Door PDX is a non-profit that began in 2013 when three college...

KXL Everyday Hero – Laura Queen

By Jim Ferretti: I was so happy to be able to nominate Laura...

LISTEN: “Hero” Students Push for Cultural Heritage Garden in East Portland

There are over two dozen middle and high school students in the Portland...

LISTEN: KXL Everyday Heroes: 2 Corvalis Sisters Make Blankets in Spite of Cancer

CORVALIS, Ore – Two sisters from Corvallis are sharing the title of KXL...

Listen: KXL Everyday Hero

This week’s KXL Everyday Hero is Crystal Hennessey, who has worked at Van...

Listen: KXL’s Everyday Hero, Vancouver Attorney Linda Staples

This week’s KXL Everyday Hero sometimes ends up as the brunt of the...

Listen To KXL’s Everyday Hero: Mary

This is the letter we got from Ryan Sisco, nominating his wife Mary...

LISTEN: KXL’s Everyday Hero, Firefighter Zach Leigh

 First responders are always very important to our lives.   The last year...



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