The holidays are a time for charity toward the community we live in as well as to our families and friends. Portland is fortunate to have many service organizations that work to help our citizens and institutions as well as those in need. Below are a number of non-profit [...]
By Nancy Tannler Hawthorne artist David Delamare has produced ten books with traditional publishers (including...
Enjoy the 2013 Southeast Examiner Gift Guide In this Gift Guide we are promoting conscious consumerism for this...
By Cat Wurdack In 1983, when Peter de Garmo’s appreciation of a good bottle of wine inspired him to help start...
By Nancy Tannler Back in 2004 Tom Burkleaux and Mathew Van Winkle, friends from Reed College days, assessed the recession beginning to happen around the nation and it got them to thinking: If there’s one thing people don’t want to do without in hard times, themselves included, it was [...]Read more ›
By Don MacGillivray Christmas carols have a long history in western culture. With their foundations in the music and songs of the pre-Christian winter solstice celebrations, it took many years for the carol to gain significance in the newly-forming religious celebrations. Latin hymns such as “Savior of the Nations, [...]Read more ›
Three Weekends starting Friday November 29 – December 1; December 6-8 and 13-15. Train schedule: Fridays, 2,3,4,6,7,8 pm. Sat. & Sunday, 10, 11 am, 12, 2,3,4,6,7,8, pm. Oaks Park Station, 7806 SE Oaks Park Way, For more information and tickets, visit www.orhf.org or call TicketsWest at 503.224.TIXX or visit participating [...]Read more ›
By John McLaren Longtime Mt. Tabor residents Donn and Karin Maier are faring well as they begin a new life in the remote West African nation of Benin. They have a three-year contract to direct and teach at a small but growing private school, where they were got off [...]Read more ›
By J. Michael Kearsey If you love the written word, one of Portland’s last and finest independent bookstores can be found in our midst at SE 14th and Division St.. Many know the Longfellows building because of the murals on its outer walls: a dragon to the East and [...]Read more ›
One of the Portland’s “painted ladies” is undergoing a restoration on SE 16th, a block north of Morrison St. It was the home of William D. Fenton he finished building in 1894 and it is a two and one half-story, 2,900 square foot, single-family dwelling built in the Queen Anne [...]Read more ›