Bullets flew on NE 95th Avenue, just south of NE Sandy Blvd. Find out why the area was shut down for hours, and see exclusive photos of this week’s frightening mid-day event, right here … Read the rest of this entry »

Take a look at this unique visit at which leaders from a far-away land – almost daily in the news – sat down in Hazelwood, to discover how outer East Portlanders help reduce crime by cooperating with police … Read the rest of this entry »

Come on along for photos of our tour through outer East Portland, as we checked into ten “National Night Out against Crime” picnics, parties, and events of all sizes. There’s a record number of photos in this article … Read the rest of this entry »

See why this alert driver – although scared out of his wits – made the right move with his phone, when a thug flashed a gun on a sunny Sunday afternoon. At last, the story can be told  … Read the rest of this entry »

If you’re running low on juice, steer your electric vehicle – including electric bike – over to OMSI, and get a fill-up from this new, unique charging station. Did we say unique? Yep! It’s powered by the sun … Read the rest of this entry »

Sometimes police ‘catch a lucky break’. Find out why the cops’ commander said this arrest was the result of ‘simply, great police work’ … Read the rest of this entry »

Find out what caused the explosion that shut down the Russellville area on Thursday. And, learn why the Portland Metropolitan Explosives Disposal Unit was again called out to outer East Portland – this time to NE Glisan Street, where folks were evacuated on Friday. With exclusive interviews and photos, it’s reporting you’ll find only here … Read the rest of this entry »

Discover why a whole room full of volunteers recently fanned out to talk with MAX Light Rail riders on all the platforms from Gateway to Gresham – during both the morning and evening commute times – to survey riders, and promote safety … Read the rest of this entry »

See why fighting this fire was difficult – and the heat of the day didn’t make things any easier. Sadly, as so often happens, it looks like this fiery tragedy could have been easily avoided … Read the rest of this entry »

They really did it! If you’ve wondered about the giant acupuncture needle stuck into the roadside at SE 122nd Avenue and SE Reedway Street, here’s the story behind this unusual art installation … Read the rest of this entry »

While the risk of the fire spreading to the neighborhood was low, here’s what was behind the past-midnight outbreak of activity at this NE San Rafael Street landmark business, in the Russell Neighborhood on August 19thRead the rest of this entry »

If you’re unaware why SE Ramona Street is important to the Lents Neighborhood, find out why this snippet of a street serves as a gateway to outer East Portland … Read the rest of this entry »

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