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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The Mount Tabor Park Calendar

Photo by Andrew Haliburton

For over 100 years, the Mt Tabor reservoirs functioned as the heart of the City’s drinking water supply, balancing the flow and pressure in a network of pipes delivering pure drinking water from Bull Run to Portland. This ingeniously-engineered system was powered by a renewable resource – gravity; not bad […]

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Community News December 2014

Community News December 2014

Get ready to run   The 2015 Shamrock Run is right around the corner. To be a “Super-Team”, a minimum of 75 members need to enter.  The Run will donate $5 to the Winterhaven Foundation for every participant once they reach Super Team status. This year’s Shamrock Run has added […]

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