By Midge Pierce As residents of Eastmoreland celebrate the preservation of three majestic sequoias in their neighborhood, a mile away, Richmond neighbors continue their vigil beside two Douglas Firs left standing on a corner lot that until recently boasted a large walnut, a sister fir and a stand of fruit-bearing […]
Mt. Tabor Reservoir Disconnection October marks the beginning of disconnection of Mt. Tabor’s reservoirs from Portland’s...
By Midge Pierce Construction is solidly underway at 50th and Division where a four-story apartment building is rising....
By Karen Hery It’s not just parents that breath a sigh of relief when kids are back in school. Graffiti clean up coordinators...
By Don MacGillivray The Comprehensive Plan will guide Portland’s land-use development and facility investment decisions over the next twenty years. It is critical that the Plan influence other non-public organizations either through cooperation or regulation. To fulfill the urban visions for Portland as described in the Plan, the City relies […]Read more ›
By Midge Pierce Portland may be a mecca for the young, but nearly a fourth of its population is over fifty. Most strive for a vibrant, active lifestyle. Few are prepared for the challenges that come with growing older. Portland’s aging population, like its younger counterparts, is hit hard by […]Read more ›
Portland’s newest and most unique bridge is opening to the public September 12; Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People. This is the largest car-free transit bridge in the U.S. and it reaches over 1,700 feet in length. Tilikum Bridge differs from other bridges in Portland due to the fact that […]Read more ›
By David Mayne In a move that was symbolic, the statue of Ben Franklin was moved to a temporary location as modernization work continues at Franklin High School. Like the Franklin students and staff who start on August 27 in a new location (at the former Marshall High School campus), […]Read more ›
By Nancy Tannler Washington High School (WHS) and the surrounding park and properties are once again the subject of conversation as we approach two deadlines. Portland Development Commissions (PDC) has $985,000 set aside in queue until June 30, 2016 for the Washington High Community Center (WHCD). If no action is […]Read more ›
By Midge Pierce As expected, Portland City Council decommissioned the Mt. Tabor reservoirs at its meeting August 19. Disconnection construction is slated to begin before year’s end to comply with federal regulations to cover open-air reservoirs or remove them from service as potable water supplies. The deadline to sever the […]Read more ›