While firefighters contained the fire to the shed, see why neighbors are concerned about other activities that take place in abandoned houses like this one … Read the rest of this entry »

Got return deposit containers sitting around? See where you can take them in outer East Portland and help Powellhurst-Gilbert neighbors do more to clean up the area … Read the rest of this entry »

Fortunately, this time no one was killed. Unfortunately, it seems that gang activity – involving guns – continues to increase in outer East Portland … Read the rest of this entry »

This is a fire that needn’t have happened, officials say. See how much damage this little mistake caused … Read the rest of this entry »

See how on just one evening in August, an event that started out promoting crime-prevention turned into a celebration in neighborhoods all over outer East Portland. Are you in one of these 30 fun photos? Read the rest of this entry »

Find out which two groups decided to take an afternoon to paint out graffiti and pick up trash. Some might call them unlikely partners … Read the rest of this entry »

And, days after the most recent death, yet another urban mountaineer requires professional rescue. See why officials say that while this area may be challenging for the proficient, it’s certainly no place to play around… Read the rest of this entry »

Come along for a tour of the Parkrose, Lents, and Montavilla farmers markets – and see more than a dozen fun photos, showing the bounty of the fresh, locally-grown food now available … Read the rest of this entry »

Here’s what caused the traffic to slow down at the western foot of SE Foster Road – and why it will take a month to fully fix the problem … Read the rest of this entry »

Although Portland is the only city where Commander Lee has been a cop, you’ll be amazed to discover what he found out while helping police recruits in the Middle East “learn the basics” … Read the rest of this entry »

Discover why so many volunteers work to put on an event in Lents Town Center that’s growing in popularity, and size … Read the rest of this entry »

With outright lies being circulated about Metro – and its befuddling approach to managing and improving Glendoveer facilities – the regional government’s leaders are struggling with the recreational park’s future … Read the rest of this entry »

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