By Midge Pierce The Water Bureau’s final construction plan for decommissioning the Mt. Tabor Reservoirs has been submitted to the Portland Land Use Review Board. This means the clock has started ticking on the storage of drinking water in Portland’s century old, open air reservoirs. The public will have [...]
By Nancy Tannler People do have the power to change decisions that governments make. A case in point is the Eiffel...
After years of construction and disruption, Division Street is once again Open for Business! The neighborhood survived...
By Karen Hery SE Portland has a long history of fostering, preserving and protecting everything from bike lanes...
By Don MacGillivray Livability is important when businesses decide to locate or relocate. System Development Charges (SDC’s) help maintain Portland’s quality of life as city infrastructure grows. Most people have heard of System Development Charges or Impact Fees, but few know what they are and how they work. If [...]Read more ›
by Karen Hery The words sanctuary and industrial wouldn’t come up in the same sentence in most parts of Portland. If you spend time around Mike Redmond of Creative Woodworking Northwest and his neighbors, you’ll hear all about Portland’s industrial sanctuary and what it could mean if the [...]Read more ›
By Robin Corrigan “Fall for Elms,” is the fundraiser Saturday, September 20 at the Jagger House, 609 SE 16th Ave. from 4 to 8 pm. The recently-restored Jagger House near the North Rose Garden in historic Ladd’s Addition is the feature, to raise money to help Save Our Elms’ [...]Read more ›
By Midge Pierce A citizens task force that met frequently this summer with engineers from the Portland Water Bureau reports the final plan application has not yet been filed for Mt. Tabor reservoir disconnect and multi-year, multi-million dollar pipe removal and construction project. The task force appointed by MTNA [...]Read more ›
By Don MacGillivray Comprehensive is not a meaningful enough term for the all encompassing qualities of the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Portland voters will decide in November whether the city’s park system deserves the continuation of a $68 million bond for much needed repairs and other capital costs. The measure [...]Read more ›
By Don MacGillivray Transportation funding has long been an important issue in Portland. Our streets are deteriorating under the pressure of weather, age and normal use. At the same time, the City’s resources for addressing this issue is declining. In the 1990’s, property taxes were reduced in Oregon, making [...]Read more ›