See the tough guy police say tried to steal a woman’s purse near the Division Street MAX station – and what happened to the man who tried to help her …

Take a look at how well volunteers from the Portland Memory Garden are doing, as they build a new community garden in the Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood …

Officially, they’re not saying how the hooligans smashed the thick, tempered, etched safety glass on TriMet bus shelters – from Gresham west to the Willamette River – but, we’ve got a good idea of what’s happening. Take a look  …

You’ll be amazed to see how much success Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood volunteers have had, restoring land near Johnson Creek. And, find out where you can pitch in to help the creek on March 3 …

See why neighbors say it’s ‘getting rough’ along outer SE Powell Boulevard these days – and, who police say were involved in this incident …

Enjoy these images of their ‘big night’, when hundreds came to celebrate the progress made by the Columbia Slough Watershed Council – and to raise funds to continue the work …

Damage to this house is substantial – but see why officials say the family will likely survive the tragedy of being put out of their burned home …

See why this driver, said to be in too much a hurry to wait out a red light, now has plenty of time to think about their actions …

Learn why this fire turned tragic, even as fire crews raced to save a resident trapped in the smoky inferno …

See why right now is a great time to get tickets for a comical play coming to the David Douglas High stage starting March 2nd …

Some may say he’s a ‘misguided youth’ – but take a look at this photo and you’ll see why this fellow, if convicted, deserves hard time in jail …

Six specific areas were invited to participate in a new Portland Development Commission pilot program some call ‘Main Street Lite’. See which of them made the cut. See how it unfolded with lots of exclusive photos and much of the speakers’ remarks …

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