Garden Wise July

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 [...]

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Representative for District 42

Elisia, Rob, Jim and Helzao on the steps of their Richmond home

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 [...]

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Locally Famous Community Builder

Locally Famous Community Builder

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 [...]

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Exploring Multnomah County Data

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 [...]

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FARM coming to Portland for the grass

The FARM staff with their 10 Billion Lives Campaign truck outside the new FARM National Headquarters

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, [...]

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Slowly switching to LEDs

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. [...]

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