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City drive adds 'center' to East Portland
A town center, a commercial hub on the scale of St. Johns or the Hollywood district, could give the area a "sense of place" that it now lacks, says Lori Boisen, district manager for the Division Midway Alliance, which is seeking to improve the area.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Powell Boulevard: 40 years after the Mount Hood Freeway, still a dangerous unsolved riddle
Forty years ago, Oregon leaders slammed the final nail in the coffin of the Mount Hood Freeway , a decision that ushered in a golden era of smarter growth and sent the rest of the country a clear message: The Portland region does planning differently.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Russian-speaking immigrants in Portland mostly invisible, isolated
Vitali Bobrisev is a 74-year-old immigrant from Moldova. Like many Russian-speaking immigrants he lives in a tight-knit community in East Portland.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
The Newberg Graphic
Group that led charge against gay marriage changes tack.
Oregon Family Council files measure to protect people who decline to serve to same-sex ceremonies for religious reasons.
The Newberg Graphic
Reardon files for second term in Oregon Legislature
When State Rep. Jeff Reardon of House District 48 filed for re-election Thursday morning, he said he has considered it an honor to serve citizens of East Portland, Happy Valley and Clackamas.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
In the autumn of 1621, sometime between Sept. 21 and Nov. 11, a three-day feast took place in Massachusetts.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Glendoveer Golf's future after management change: Metro says bright, former operators disagree
Years of inattention from its owners and declining national interest in golf led to a steady drop in use and revenue from Glendoveer Golf & Tennis center.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
$17M for REACH to build 117 affordable homes
REACH Community Development Corp. secured $17 million in grants and federal tax credits to construct two apartment complexes that together will add 117 units of affordable housing in Hillsboro and in East Portland.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Weekend Warriors - November 15-17, 2013
Here's the scoop for the weekend. For more ideas on what to do this weekend, check the Events Calendar on Metro Parent's PDX Kids Calendar and the urbanMamas calendar page.
The Pordland Mercury
We're the only major US city to still use the antiquated "commission" form of government - where commissioners get to make laws and control city bureaus.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Thu Nov 07, 2013
My View: TriMet paying attention to riders' needs
At the direction of General Manager Neil McFarlane, TriMet's board of directors took a significant step forward Oct. 23 to improve the transit system by restoring service frequency on 10 bus lines.
Who could run for potential water board?
Backers of an initiative to strip Portland's water and sewer agencies from City Council control went to great lengths to prevent conflicts of interest in their proposed Portland Public Water District.
West Linn Tidings
Lisa Simpson Bridge? D'Oh
Here's the problem with TriMet's decision to hold a contest to name the city's new bridge across the Willamette River: Officials in Slovakia recently held a similar contest and the overwhelming winner was Chuck Norris.