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  1. Postal carrier's meth habit led to 30,000 pieces of stolen mail, attorney saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | The Oregonian

    ... say Barrett rented a storage locker that was piled 5-feet high with heaps of stolen mail from Osburn's jobs at the Lents Post Office and later the Rose City Park Post Office. The mail was stolen from thousands of victims in ZIP codes 97213, 97266, ...

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  2. Suitors line up to develop PDC-owned Lents properties - Thursday, 05 February 2015 06:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | South County Spotlight

    ... Foster Road. 'These plans give us the opportunity to get back to that,' says Nick Christensen, former chairman of the Lents Neighborhood Association. 'We're finally at a point where we're building things and not tearing them down to 'save Lents.' ' ...

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  3. Hall MonitorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... breaks for businesses that hire returning convicts. He promised more affordable housing. He talked about places like Lents and NE MLK, and took on developers with threats to tighten city rules for demolitions and infill development. Maybe we've ...

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  4. Hales promises infill, wage, and police reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Portland Tribune

    ... Hales predicted the next two years will see growth in some of Portland's most stagnant neighborhoods. He predicted Lents will have new apartments, offices and retail stores, including a mixed use building called the Lents Exchange. Old Town will be ...

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  5. Finally, signs of progress in Lents urban renewalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Sherwoodgazette.com

    A spate of new development could finally come to the city's Lents Urban Renewal Area, on land stockpiled over several years by the Portland Development Commission. The PDC, after soliciting interest in building on six of its vacant properties in Lents, announced Wednesday it will enter talks with development teams interested in building on four of those sites.

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  6. Homer Williams has eye on city project in Lents: Portland City Hall RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Oregonian

    Jan 16, 2014 - Pedestrians and car commuters head home as seen from the Lents Max Station. Lents is a busy spot as the Max train and cars come together in the shadow of I-205.

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  7. 2 stabbed at closing time at Southeast Portland bar, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    Two people were stabbed after 2 a.m. Saturday at The Street Bar, in Southeast Portland's Lents neighborhood, police said. East Precinct officers arrived to the bar at 3554 S.E. 82nd Ave. , and found two stabbing victims.

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  8. Odd Fellows of Portland - a heritage of caring - Monday, 22 December 2014 00:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Newberg Graphic

    Life on the east side of Portland in the 1880's was decidedly rural, compared to the hub of activity on the west bank of the Willamette River.

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  9. Changing Notions of CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Christianity Today

    ... writer and co-leader of the Springwater Community, a lay-led church scattered across multiple homes in Portland's Lents neighborhood. Paul: A growing number of Christians don't feel that attending a weekly gathering is important for their faith. ...

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  10. Grant High School Magazine Pans Proposed Temporary Relocation to MarshallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Willamette Week

    ... staff will move from Northeast 36th and Thompson Streets to the Marshall campus at 3905 Southeast 91st Street in the Lents neighborhood. They will do so in September 2017, so the district can renovate Grant, using proceeds from a 2012 capital ...

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  11. Portland police search for men accused of grabbing woman in Lents neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    The 30-year-old told police she was walking home on Southeast 92nd Avenue near Lents Park when two men began talking to her. She sped up to walk away, but the men ran behind her and grabbed her arms.

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  12. Discarded cigarette sparks fire at Portland restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | KATU-TV Portland

    PORTLAND, Ore. A discarded cigarette started a fire outside of the China Hut Restaurant early Thursday morning, Portland Fire and Rescue said.

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  13. Saki's Big BetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Willamette Week

    ... and countless off-track bets on horse races. The New Copper Penny is also everything city officials do not want Lents to be: dated, disreputable and a little dangerous. The PDC has another vision for Lents: It wants the neighborhood to become a ...

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  14. What Portland parks bond passage means for familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... play structure that was removed in 2014 after an inspection found wood rot, insect damage and structural instability. Lents Park , Southeast 92nd Avenue and Holgate Boulevard: Remove and replace wooden play structures, expand play area, create ...

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  15. Tight downtown office market sends firm to Lents to find available spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Business Journal

    Brandon Cannady has added more than 24,000 square feet of leasable office space to his company, Venture Business Centers, in the past six months. A real estate investor, Cannady founded office space leasing company Venture Business Centers with his wife, Kerri, in downtown Portland in July.

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  16. Another Right 2 Dream Too? - Monday, 03 November 2014 15:41Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Newberg Graphic

    ... We need more people willing to help move the discussion forward.' Sutton is in contact with officials in the Lents area of Portland about finding a site for a rest area, but she is still holding out for a place in Clackamas County. She has met with ...

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  17. Dear TransplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Pordland Mercury

    DEAR TRANSPLANT, you fine seeker - adventurer! - new to the Northwest, are you here for the creative life? You have aspirations, and visions of weekends spent high in the park, surrounded by hot chicks with hula hoops, dogs, tattoos, and doughnuts. Do you think any of that comes easily? You need to know what long-time Portlanders hide.

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  18. Free for lunch?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Estacada News

    Other than the occasional apple rolling off a tray, the lunch line at Kelly Elementary School in Southeast Portland is a smooth operation. Children know that in addition to their entrA e - a bean and cheese burrito or chicken sandwich last Friday - they must choose at least one serving of fruit or vegetables from the salad bar, according to federal school nutrition standards.

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  19. Free for lunch?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    Other than the occasional apple rolling off a tray, the lunch line at Kelly Elementary School in Southeast Portland is a smooth operation. Children know that in addition to their entrA e - a bean and cheese burrito or chicken sandwich last Friday - they must choose at least one serving of fruit or vegetables from the salad bar, according to federal school nutrition standards.

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  20. Soggy storm drenches region; sewer system overflows into WillametteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | KATU-TV Portland

    Mak Kastelic fills a sandbag at a sandbag station at Lents Park on Wednesday as the first major storm of the fall season moves into the region. He'll use the sandbag to help prevent flooding to his basement apartment.

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