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Jefferson Student Kahedja Burley Named 2015 Rose Festival Queen

On Saturday, June 6, Kahedja (Kuh-hay-juh) Burley became the ninth Jefferson high school student (the first in 17 years) to be crowned Queen of Rosaria, during the Queen’s Coronation presented by Unitus Community Credit Union (at 9:15 a.m. in the Veterans Memorial Coliseum). Kahedja is a 17-year-old junior and the only female on the Jefferson… Read more »

The Portland Rose Festival is a
Partner in the Naito Pilot Project

There was a gathering today at Salmon Springs Fountain to announce the Naito Pilot Project (a temporary opening of public space and traffic safety during Rose Festival). Richard (Rich) K. Jarvis (Public Relations Manager for the Portland Rose Festival) gave the following speech. “Thank you, Commissioner Novick, for your leadership on this project. The Portland… Read more »