If you photograph an interesting sight on the eastside of Portland and want to share with our readers, send it to us and we’ll print it in our new Spotted photo section. It can be a person, place or thing. This yard art on Mt. Tabor is the first in [...]
By Midge Pierce Following the recent advance screening of Straw Bales Films’ Den$ity: Profits or People, residents...
Spring preparations By Ken Whitten Late March is always a pleasure. The rains are still around, and there...
By Nancy Tannler The newest apartment building on a swiftly-changing street, 3339 Division is now open for residency...
By Patricia F. Austen Big Coal interests pursue hot opportunities to export coal along the Columbia River. Big Coal developers currently plan to open three major coal export terminals in our region. A few weeks ago, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) responded to Big Coal’s proposed Morrow [...]Read more ›
By Rich Riegel This article is one in a continuing series on homelessness in SE Portland. January’s issue featured “Speaking with the homeless”. Susan Emmons is the executive director of the Northwest Pilot Project. The Southeast Examiner sat down with Emmons at the NPP office to discuss the [...]Read more ›
Buckman Pool has been in the spotlight over the past few years as being the pool that keeps coming back from the edge of city budget cuts. Parks and Recreation would like to close the pool, citing low attendance and low rate of return. Buckman Pool is the only Parks [...]Read more ›
When: March 1st and 2nd, 2014 between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm Where: The ARTWalk map area includes the boundaries of SE 9th Ave to SE 41st and SE Powell to SE Hawthorne Blvd. Artists show in their own creative space or are hosted by local residents and businesses [...]Read more ›
By Karen Hery It doesn’t always pay to be kind. Jarrett Altman, an established real estate agent specializing in inner Southeast home sales, knows this all too well. She’s a big champion in her words and in her heart of the spunky little bungalows all over the city: those [...]Read more ›
By Nancy Tannler 2014 Oregon’s Teacher of the Year was awarded to SE resident Brett Bigham, special education transitions teacher with Multnomah ESD. Bigham was Oregon’s first special ed teacher to win the honor. He is honored by the award but acknowledges up front that, “It’s the staff I [...]Read more ›