City wants development split–maybe

by on Mar 30, 2015 | 0 comments

After arguing with the city and developers for nearly two years over access points to a proposed apartment development, neighbors had every reason to feel good about what they heard during a two-hour presentation from the city’s Kurt Krueger at March’s Argay Neighborhood Association meeting. At the March Argay Neighborhood Association meeting, Kurt Krueger, senior development review manager for the city’s Bureau of...
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East Portland Citizens Want to Secede

by on Mar 28, 2015 | 0 comments

Stymied in their first attempt to de-annex a significant portion of the city of Portland, three east Portland citizens have vowed to rewrite their recently rejected petition, reformat the demand into an initiative petition, and gather the 31,345 signatures needed to land it on the November 2016 ballot. The East Portland de-annexation Secession group uses this map created for the city’s East Portland Neighborhood Office to illustrate the...
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Rose Apartments Bloom April 1

by on Mar 26, 2015 | 0 comments

The first tenants start moving into the Rose West building, 9700 N.E. Everett Ct., of the new Rose Apartment complex April 1, with more move-ins staggered throughout the month. The Rose Apartments, 328 N.E. 97th Ave. get final changes before a May 6 grand opening ceremony. In the Gateway Regional Center Urban Renewal Area, the 90-unit, $10.5 million project is close to light rail and Glisan Street’s I-205 interchange. The first tenants...
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East Portland Community Center Shooting Last Night

by on Mar 15, 2015 | 0 comments

Last night around midnight, police inside East Precinct heard pounding on the front doors and windows of the precinct. As it was after-hours, officers in the back of the building went to the precinct’s front door to see what was happening. COURTESY PORTLAND POLICE BUREAU After a group of teenagers left the East Portland Community Center around midnight last night, shots were fired with one bullet hitting East Precinct, which is across the...
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Failing to Find Fiscal Sponsors, Fun-O-Rama cancelled for 2015

by on Mar 12, 2015 | 0 comments

The annual Gateway Fun-O-Rama, which included a parade, carnival and community fair is cancelled for 2015, according to current Gateway Area Business Association President David Panichello. COURTESY ANDREW NGUY No Fun-O-Rama parade, carnival or community fair in 2015, according to GABA President David Panichello. The Floyd Light Middle School Marching Band performs at the 2014 Gateway Parade. GABA–the group that produces the event, which...
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Next Argay Terrace Meeting Topic: ‘Why is Connectivity Good For Us?’

by on Mar 10, 2015 | 0 comments

The Argay Neighborhood Association general membership meeting is set for Tuesday, March 17 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Portland Fire & Rescue Station 02, 4800 N.E. 122nd Ave. Courtesy Kurt Krueger Kurt Krueger, development review manager for the city of Portland, speaks at the March 17 Argay Neighborhood Association meeting about the city and Metro’s neighborhood connectivity policy. The guest speaker at the meeting will be Kurt Krueger,...
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Clanking Cans, Clinking Bottles Music to Parkrose Boosters Ears

by on Mar 6, 2015 | 0 comments

Those refundable bottles and cans you have stacked up in your garage are worth a nickel (or so) apiece to the Parkrose Music Boosters. Parkrose Music Boosters take your refundable bottles, cans and plastic containers Saturday between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Parkrose Middle School, 11800 N.E. Shaver St. Bag ‘em up and run ‘em down to Parkrose Middle School, 11800 N.E. Shaver St., Saturday, March 7 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Your donation...
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