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A New Approach to Development on Gladstone

By Jack Rubinger I’ve lived near the corner of 30th and Gladstone for more than 10 years. New business development has been slow, thankfully, unlike the congested mess that is …

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Taborspace Fills Community Need

By Midge Pierce SE Portland lacks a community center, a situation that leaves organizations struggling to find space for events, concerts and more.  Taborspace at 5441 SE Belmont St., is …

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Central Eastside Transportation Benefits

The Central Eastside Industrial District (CEIC) is now offering two new transportation benefits for those that live or work in the Central Eastside. The area covers I-84 south to Powell …

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Community Energy Project February Workshops

The Community Energy Project (CEP) again offers Home Energy Score, Lead Poisoning Prevention and Lead Safe Home Project workshops in February. Home Energy Score Workshop – For homeowners looking to …

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Winterhaven Eighth Graders Win Innovation Project Award for Research

The Amazing Walri, a team of six eight graders from Winterhaven School in SE Portland, bested 57 other teams to win the first place Innovation Project Award for Research at …

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Project to Protect African-American Historic Resources Moves Forward

The Architectural Heritage Center has announced an important update on a project that will help honor and protect the culturally significant yet vulnerable structures of Portland’s African-American community from demolition.  …

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Sunnyside School’s Holiday Christmas Tree Recycling

K-8 Sunnyside Environmental School (SES) is holding their annual Holiday/Christmas Tree Recycling Event Saturday, January 4 and Sunday January 5, from 10 am-4 pm.  All donations benefit the SES “GO FUND”, …

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Portland Sings!

This community sing-along and casual, group-singing opportunity is for everyone wanting more music expression in their life. Sunday, January 19, 2-4 pm at Artichoke Music, 2007 SE Powell Blvd. Sliding …

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Laurelhurst Park’s Firwood Lake, Boomerang Island Restoration

By Peggy Glascock, Friends of Laurelhurst Park Dale Vasnik, Horticulturist with Portland Parks and Recreation, South Parks describes the recent restoration: “What Parkie wouldn’t volunteer to help remove a huge stand …

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Better Housing By Design Adopts Historic District Protections

Efforts by the Archetectural Heritage Center’s (AHC) advocacy committee and other historic preservation advocates have resulted in additional protections for historic resources in Portland’s multi-dwelling zones.  Following almost two years …

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Sunnyside Environmental School (SES) Holiday/Christmas Tree Recycling Event

K-8 Sunnyside Environmental School (SES) is holding their annual Holiday/Christmas Tree Recycling Event Saturday, January 4 and Sunday January 5, 10am – 4pm. All donations benefit the SES “GO FUND”, utilized …

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New Year’s Eve Gala

The Laurelhurst and Portland Heights Dance Clubs present 2020 Vision Of Clarity New Year’s Eve Gala Tuesday, December 31, 7-10 pm at the historic and beautiful Laurelhurst Club, 3721 SE …

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Modern Wreath Making

Learn to make modern holiday wreaths with award-winning author of Gather & Make, Genevieve Layman at Ruby Press :: letterpress + mercantile. Genevieve provides all materials and step by step …

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Bright Lights Warm Hearts

The Division Clinton Business Association presents Bright Lights, Warm Hearts, an event that has paired 35 businesses  with a non-profit they will raise money for. The event runs through Wednesday,  …

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Community News November 2019

Tips for Estate Planning Here are five common estate planning mistakes that, unfortunately, people make too often.  Mistake #1: Waiting too long It’s human nature – people often don’t take …

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SE Updates

By Midge Pierce Population Counts Matter The federal 2020 Census is coming. It can determine whether Oregon gets another House seat or not. It may come as a surprise that …

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Community News October 2019

PTA advocating for children  The National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) has worked toward bettering the lives of every child in education, health and safety for more than 120 years. Founded …

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Community News August 19

The Mazamas celebrate 125 years By Mathew Brock One hundred and fifty-five men and thirty-eight women stood atop Mount Hood and founded the Mazamas on July 19, 1894. The brainchild …

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Community News July 2019

Representatively Speaking By Rob Nosse State Representative district 42 The legislative session is wrapping up, and what a year it has been! The Oregon House has passed sweeping reforms that …

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Community News June 2019

Be mindful of nesting birds Spring and early summer is a critical time for nesting birds. In order to give these fledglings a better chance to survive Stephanie Herman, Wildlife …

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RecTennis Summer Tennis Camp

  Locations: Sellwood Park, Mt. Tabor Park Website: rectennis.com/portland Ages: 5-12 Dates: Mon-Fri, June 17- August 23 Times: 1.5 hr session or 4 hr session, times vary by park Cost: $42-$125 per week Description: This summer tennis …

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Community News May 2019

Montavilla Farmer’s Market opens Montavilla Farmers Market invites you to join us as we kick off our 13th season on May 5th! We’ll have fresh local produce, baked goods, sustainably …

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Community News April 2019

Saleabration at Unique Boutique Northstar Unique Boutique, 5600 NE Glisan St., will celebrating its two-year anniversary throughout the month of April and special discounts will be offered and refreshments served. …

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Community News March 2019

Providing housing stability By Jean Powell Marks Multnomah County’s most recent count of homeless citizens tallied 4,177 people; men, women and children sleeping in tents, in cars, or on the …

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Community News February 2019

Master Gardeners Speaker Series “How I grow forty fruit trees, raspberries, marionberries, strawberries, blueberries, grapes, and currants on my 60 by 100 foot city lot,” by Glen Andresen, urban gardening …

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Community News December 2018

Community Ensures a Healthy Future for Mt. Tabor Park   From left to right:Tim Raphael, Kate Raphael, Jeff Anderson, Mary Kinnick, Diane Redd, Mary McWilliams, Bob McWilliams Not shown: Amelia …

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Community News November 2018

Recycling tips for November By Bonita Davis, Master Recycler and Sunnyside Resident We are now in Holiday Season, that stretch between Halloween and New Years and  celebrations take many forms, from …

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Community News October 2018

Nonpartisan information for November elections Want to know what is going to be on your ballot? Check out Vote411.org with nonpartisan information on candidate and ballot measures that appear on …

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Community News August 2018

Student-Designed Playground By Bob Kellett For many students, the time they spend playing on the playground is one of the highlights of the day. At Buckman Elementary school, students having …

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Assisting with seniors

Brokers from Windermere Realty Trust’s Hawthorne office volunteered at Hollywood Senior Center, assisting with the senior center’s monthly Pizza Lunch which attracts 30-75 seniors in the area by setting up, …

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Community News July 2018

Learning to recycle right By Bonita Davis, Master Recycler and Sunnyside Resident Recycling in Portland has taken sudden shifts due to the rejection of most of our recyclable materials from …

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