Community News April 2015

Walk + Bike Challenge The Walk + Bike Challenge is a friendly competition aimed at encouraging more kids and families to walk and bike to and from school and throughout their neighborhoods. The Challenge is hosted by the Bicycle Transportation Alliance (BTA) with support from the Oregon Department of Transportation […]

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PHOTOGRAPHERS! OREGON FARM BUREAU CALENDAR

The public is invited to submit photos for Oregon Farm Bureau’s 2016 Oregon’s Bounty calendar celebrating Oregon agriculture: the people, production, the landscape, and everything depicting the beauty, culture, enjoyment, or tradition of family farming and ranching. Horizontal-format, high-resolution images, close-ups and panoramic views of crop harvesting, farmland, food, farm […]

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Community News March 2015

Portland Rose Society’s 21st Annual Information  & Vendor Fair   Oaks Amusement Park Dance Pavilion, Monday, March 16, 7:30 pm. Free admission.   • shop local garden and supply centers • buy special PRS fertilizer and all organic fertilizer • talk with experts on disease control and sprays • enjoy […]

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Community News February 2015

Habitat Restoration in Mt. Tabor Park   By Mary Kinnick   Friends of Mt. Tabor Park (FMTP) Weed Warriors (WW) have accomplished a great deal over the past 14 years. They’ve removed acres of invasive species and replanted and mulched native species. This past year was the largest turnout ever […]

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Tales from the streets of Lents

By Midge Pierce In her intriguing debut novel, The God of Sno Cone Blue, Marcia Coffey Turnquist proves you can go home again. It’s especially true when you plumb for deep life experiences in an unpretentious corner of SE Portland where your parents are still living in your childhood home. Many […]

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Community News January 2015

Community News January 2015

  The Mount Tabor Park CalendaR is a 6-year personal project of photographer Andrew Haliburton celebrating Portland’s beloved park and open water reservoirs. The 2015 calendar focuses on the reservoirs. For over 100 years, the reservoirs functioned as the heart of the City’s drinking water supply, balancing the flow and pressure in […]

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