By Nancy Tannler Co-petitioners for the Portland Public Water District (PPWD) Floy Jones and Kent Craford held a meeting that detailed the reasons they have pushed to get their initiative on this May’s ballot. The meeting was well attended by a variety of citizens, employees of the Portland Water [...]
By Midge Pierce Time is running out on the preservation of the Mt. Tabor reservoirs with the April filing of...
By Karen Hery The inner Southeast’s pride in being ever so unique gets one more boost and another notch in...
By Midge Pierce Experts predict 400,000 people will move into Portland over the next few decades. Builder, scholar,...
By Nancy Tannler Portland Water Bureau (PWB) announced plans to disconnect Reservoirs 1, 5 and 6 from the city’s drinking water and construct new piped connections, valves and other appurtenances on site that will allow continued operation of the water system without the use of the reservoirs. Several citizens [...]Read more ›
By Don MacGillivray How well do you know your neighbors? Are they renting out a room or two to visitors from out of town? There are over 250 homeowners doing this in The Southeast Examiner service area. This is indicative of the dramatic increase in the number of homes [...]Read more ›
By Don MacGillivray With the increase of the number of apartment buildings without parking and the anticipated general growth in the future, parking is a big issue. To address this condition the City of Portland, Bureau of Transportation is considering easing the creation of new parking permit districts in [...]Read more ›
By Karen Hery First to market can be a fast path to success or a lonely walk. Stephanie Sheldon, is far from lonely right now. Sheldon is the owner of Noun – a Person’s Place for Things, which carries an eclectic mix of home decorations, gift items, jewelry and [...]Read more ›
By M. Pierce Neighborhood children, a giant heritage tree and property listed on the National Park’s Register of Historic Places were endangered by illegal excavation over last month’s MLK holiday weekend, January 18 -20. With no permit and no apparent warning signs, contractors hired by Everett Custom Homes plied [...]Read more ›
By Karen Hery There’s a building boom going on in the inner SE. It’s not a sudden surge in box stores or single family homes, not a slew of new condos like the last building boom in 2008-2009. Apartment buildings, rising up in response to the last recession are reshaping [...]Read more ›