Historic Parkrose manager is history

by on Feb 28, 2015 | 0 comments

After two years as the first revitalization manager of Historic Parkrose, Bridget Bayer is leaving the job. “I’ve been thinking about leaving Historic Parkrose for only a little while now,” Bayer said in an email. “I want to finish a book about building community through events and return to consulting to help others start this kind of endeavor.”  Historic Parkrose Revitalization Manager Bridget Bayer, third from...
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Public’s Help Sought in Venture Inn Shooting

by on Feb 12, 2015 | 0 comments

Friday Dec. 12, 2014, police responded to a report made around 1:30 a.m. of a shooting outside the Venture Inn Tavern, an Argay Terrace neighborhood  bar. Crime Stoppers and police are asking the public’s help identifying the man in the photo, a the suspect in a shooting incident outside the Venture Inn Tavern. When police arrived they found evidence of gunfire, but no gunshot victims. Gang Enforcement Team detectives retrieved...
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Business groups hold ‘Community Summit’

by on Feb 3, 2015 | 0 comments

As a way to get to know the people associated with the many organizations they serve, Historic Parkrose District Manger Bridget Bayer and new Parkrose Business Association Executive Director Katie Meyer host what they are calling a “Community Summit” in February. The Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative  group known as Historic Parkrose held dozens of events and meetings in 2014. District Manager Bridget Bayer is pictured at one of them with Mark...
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City snags development plan

by on Jan 29, 2015 | 0 comments

Most of the seventy people attending January’s Argay Neighborhood Association general meeting were there to hear an update on Castlegate, the proposed apartment development at the east end of their neighborhood.  New Argay Neighborhood Association board members, from left, Doug Cook, Bill Lindekugel and Craig Tolonen at January’s meeting. The three-acres of former farmland lies between the Parkrose Chateau retirement community and...
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Police Arrest Meth Addict, Recover Stolen Camera from Car

by on Jan 29, 2015 | 0 comments

After a traffic stop on Southeast 102nd Avenue and Ankeny Street Tuesday, police arrested 22-year-old Jacqueline Tasha Moore for the misdemeanor offense of driving while revoked and possession of methamphetamine. Police arrested 22-year-old Jacqueline Tasha Moore for driving while revoked and possession of methamphetamine. During a search of the vehicle, police recovered a Canon digital camera and related equipment that, based on their...
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Thinning Herd Forces Elks to Sell Lodge

by on Jan 28, 2015 | 0 comments

On Friday, Jan. 23, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks in Gateway closed the sale of their 30,000 sq. ft. lodge building and the five acres surrounding it to the David Douglas School District for $3.8 million. Due to falling membership and dues, the Elks Gateway Lodge and property was sold to the David Douglas School District last month for $3.8 million dollars. Third generation Elks Tom Frazey, current Exalted Ruler, and Public...
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12-year-old boy stabbed in Gateway Fred Meyer’s parking lot

by on Jan 25, 2015 | 0 comments

This afternoon, around 2 p.m, police from East Precinct responded to the report of a stabbing in the parking lot of the Gateway Fred Meyer at 1111 N.E. 102nd Avenue. When police and medical personnel arrived, they found a 12-year-old boy suffering from serious slashing wounds to his chest. The boy was transported to a Portland hospital for treatment and is expected to survive. The 12-year-old told police the person who stabbed him was chasing...
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