TRENDS IN LAND USE July Edition With demolition come varying concerns: loss of affordable housing, impacts on neighborhood character, density changes, potential health and environment impacts, and sustainability. One of the challenges people often run up against when trying to find solutions to address these concerns, is which government agency [...]
By J. Michael Kearsey In anticipation of a Scandinavian-themed Christmas dinner last year, we stopped by the...
By Nancy Tannler In 2011 the Patient/Physician Cooperative (PPC), was founded in Portland by citizens and volunteers ...
By Midge Pierce Churches in SE Portland are developing creative ways to keep their congregations thriving. Those...
Waterwise gardening & lawn care By: Marian Hammond SE homeowners lose the lawn, gain beauty and livability in a waterwise garden renovation Colorful, vibrant, bountiful, inviting—and water efficient, this SE Portland garden teems with life, has year-round curb appeal, and thrives on very little water. When Karen and Mike [...]Read more ›
by Karen Hery Have You Met This Man? For half a year, he knocked on doors in the inner SE; lots of doors. Over 9,000 doors. If you opened your door to one of those knocks, he was introducing himself as one of six candidates running for Oregon [...]Read more ›
By Nancy Tannler If you’ve been involved in local activities here in SE Portland in the past thirty years, you’ve invariably heard the name Nancy Chapin. Her name is synonymous with our community. She is one of those behind the scenes people who organizes parades, street fairs (Division/Clinton Street [...]Read more ›
By Don MacGillivray If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about Multnomah County budgets and how well the resources are used, you may want to try out a new reporting tool created this year by the Auditor’s Office. It is an interactive device that will give an overview of [...]Read more ›
by Karen Hery Leaving just it’s fundraising and administration offices back in Bethesda, Maryland, the internal organization, FARM (Farm Animals Rights Movement) has moved it’s national campaign headquarters to Southeast Portland, the first national animal rights organization to be based in Portland, Oregon. FARMs young and energetic Executive Director, [...]Read more ›
A Southeast Examiner reader recently wrote asking if we had done a story about LED streetlights. Instead of focusing on the eventual savings to the City, like many of the previous articles he had read, he was more concerned about finding out about the environmental friendliness of the new lights. [...]Read more ›