Forecaster reporter discusses school mural transfer on WMTW

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Emily Parkhurst, right, of The Forecaster appeared on WMTW Channel 8 Sunday morning to discuss her story about the restoration and transfer to the new Ocean Avenue Elementary School of two Depression-era murals that were in the Nathan Clifford Elementary School building in Portland.

The murals, commissioned by the Works Progress Administration, were painted in 1940 by Portland artist Ralph Frizzell.

Read the story at Parkhurst’s interview with WMTW’s Shannon Moss is available at

Tune in to WMTW every Sunday morning at 7, when staff writers from The Forecaster join the Channel 8 news staff to discuss the week’s top local stories.