Christin Thieme

Serving with skills

In her office near the Willamette River in downtown Portland, Mackenzie Neitling spends her days reviewing design goals, attending construction meetings and dra... Read More
Mike Beaudreau|Photos by Kelly Elaine Photo

Learning to suit up

Mike Beaudreau Mike Beaudreau starts his day on the docks of the warehouse in Anaheim, Calif., at 6:30 a.m. He checks the trucks, and looks over 14 routes h... Read More
Different plates of healthy food

Frugal flavor

Leanne Brown New cookbook invites you to eat well on a budget. With just $4 a day, you can eat well and enjoy it. That was Leanne Brown’s goal in writ... Read More
The Way In Program

Behind the lights

Its glitz and glamour are known the world over. Home to the entertainment industry, studios and stations dot the map below the iconic, white, 45-foot-tall Ho... Read More
coffee farmer

Brewing Hope

Vu Pham Hoang, 28, grew up on a coffee farm in Pleiku. Located in central Vietnam, Pleiku was strategically important during the Vietnam War as the main cent... Read More