See our exclusive photos of flames licking into the sky along NE Sandy Blvd., as  firefighters did their best to save the complex owned by, and which provided the meeting space for, the Eastside Foursquare Church.  And, discover why one of their pastors looked so calm on TV as this story was reported …

Why is fine art education important in our schools? Find out why these  students are saying their teacher’s pushing and prodding has helped them grow, both academically and artistically …

Here’s your opportunity to meet Don Grotting, who steps in to head the District. Find out where he’s from – and where he intends to guide David Douglas schools …

Although it’s a bit unclear what started the fire, fast action by firefighters clearly kept damage at this ‘heritage home’ at a relative minimum. Here’s the story …

This isn’t a “flash-in-the-pan” effort! Find out why neighbors and business people in southern outer East Portland doggedly wipe out “tagging” wherever it pops up …

These thugs tied up victims at gunpoint before robbing them – and fired off a shot for good measure. Find out what you can do about it – and get $1,000 for yourself, if you can tip the cops about who was behind this violent crime …

See where one of this suspected partners-in-crime’s flight ended – and, why officials say they’re glad this alleged fugitive parole-violating, methamphetamine-carrying thief is now off the streets …

Discover why Portland was the only city visited by TV’s ‘Cookie Monster’ – to team up with the good folks from this internationally-known East Portland grief counseling center that helps adults better understand how to help children dealing with death …

Investigators claim the blaze was the fault of wiring gone bad; but a friend of the occupant says he believes the cause was quite different. Read this, and find out what we’ve learned …

Look at what happened – when, contrary to the Joni Mitchell song, they “pulled a paved parking lot and put up paradise” behind Vestal School! Find out who benefits from Portland’s 33rd Community Garden …

Officials say they don’t have a clue as to why this unusual, but interesting, accident took place …

See how this ‘entryway’ project will help Lents be considered more of a destination, instead simply a path to the I-205 Freeway …

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