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  1. Goats clearing blackberry bushes in Portland neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Norwalk Citizen News

    The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has commissioned 17 goats to clear blackberry bushes on a parcel of land in the Lents neighborhood in outer southeast Portland. The Oregonian reports that the parcel is expected to eventually be transformed into a community garden.

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  2. Goats clear the way for community orchard in LentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | OregonLive.com

    Lents residents hope for a community garden and orchard on a neglected patch of city land along the Springwater Corridor Trail. They envision a source of food and a gathering point for the fragmented neighborhood.

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  3. Hales to run again: 'There's more work to do'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Portland Tribune

    Saying that he believes Portland has turned a corner and is headed into a unprecedented period of change, Mayor Charlie Hales has decided to run for reelection in 2016. 'I'm enjoying the job and believe I am the right person for it,' Hales said during a Portland Tribune editorial board interview Friday afternoon.

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  4. Play ball! Great West will field Portland teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Portland Tribune

    Starting in 2016, Portland will have its own boys of summer playing in a revamped Walker Stadium at Lents Park. The Great West League is making it official at a news conference with city officials downtown today: A Portland team will be part of its inaugural season of summer college wood-bat baseball.

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  5. Lents' stadium a diamond in the rough - but not for longRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Portland Tribune

    Some of the nation's top college baseball players will play ball at Charles B. Walker Stadium in Lents Park starting next year, and neighbors appear keen on the idea. Under a public-private partnership worked out with the city, a Portland franchise of the new Great West League will spruce up and expand the city-owned stadium to accommodate 1,500 fans.

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  6. Amateur baseball league swinging for new home at Lents ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | OregonLive.com

    A new amateur baseball league is expected to announce Tuesday that it's expanding into Portland and a local team will play home games at Lents Park in east Portland. The new league would begin play in June 2016 and feature a Portland team of unpaid collegiate athletes to play 30 games a year at city-owned Walker Stadium in Lents Park.

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  7. Sources Say: This Lents is Guthrie's Lents: Complex may honor singerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Tualatin Times

    ... our project; we can name it whatever we want.' Guthrie, perhaps America's most influential folk singer, only lived in Lents for one month in June 1941, but during that spell created a musical heritage for the Columbia River and Pacific Northwest ...

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  8. Sources Say: This Lents is Guthrie's Lents: Complex may honoraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Portland Tribune

    ... our project; we can name it whatever we want.' Guthrie, perhaps America's most influential folk singer, only lived in Lents for one month in June 1941, but during that spell created a musical heritage for the Columbia River and Pacific Northwest ...

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  9. Developer says brewpub will spark other projects in Lents districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Portland Tribune

    The little-known Portland developer says he'll start construction this week on the Z Haus brewpub and restaurant on Southeast 92nd Avenue, Lents' battered traditional 'Main Street.' Rennaker recently won exclusive rights to negotiate deals on two other parcels on 92nd Avenue owned by the Portland Development Commission in the Lents Town Center Urban Renewal Area.

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  10. Portland could field wood-bat baseball teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | The Bee

    ... options in Portland, the GWL likely would play its home games at one of the city-managed ballparks, Walker Stadium in Lents Park or Sckavone Stadium in the Sellwood area. A few years ago, Paulson looked at Lents Park as a possible site for a new ...

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  11. Latino market and business space sets grand opening dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Business Journal

    The grand opening of a unique economic development project in outer southeast Portland has been set for Saturday, April 11. Hacienda Community Development Corporation will host the grand opening of Portland Mercado from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 11. The Mercado, located at 7238 S.E. Foster Rd., is a Latino market that will welcome 19 new full-time businesses to the surrounding neighborhoods that make up the Lents Town Center Urban Renewal Area. The schedule for the grand opening includes a lineup of multicultural performances and various activities.

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

    Feb 5, 2015 | 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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  13. Suitors line up to develop PDC-owned Lents properties - Thursday, 05 February 2015 06:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | 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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  14. Hall MonitorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | 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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  15. Hales promises infill, wage, and police reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | 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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  16. Finally, signs of progress in Lents urban renewalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | 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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  17. Homer Williams has eye on city project in Lents: Portland City Hall RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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