Meals on Wheels People Need Thanksgiving Day Dinner Drivers

by on Oct 20, 2014 | 0 comments

Meals on Wheels People is seeking 200 volunteers to deliver meals to home-bound seniors in the Metro area on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27.

Meals on Wheels People is seeking 200 volunteers to deliver meals to homebound seniors on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27. Meals are picked up at one of five locations throughout the metro area between 10 and 11 a.m.

Meals on Wheels People is seeking 200 volunteers to deliver meals to home-bound seniors on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27. Meals are picked up at one of five locations throughout the metro area between 10 and 11 a.m.

Meals are picked up at one of five locations throughout the metro area between 10 and 11 a.m.

Volunteers must be at least 18 years old, have a valid driver’s license, their own car, vehicle insurance and will have to undergo a criminal background check.

Meals on Wheels People is seeking 200 volunteers to deliver meals to home-bound seniors in the Metro area on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27. Meals are picked up at one of five locations throughout the metro area between 10 and 11 a.m. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old, have a valid driver’s license, their own car, vehicle insurance and will have to undergo a criminal background check. To register as a Thanksgiving Day volunteer driver, click...
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Chiropractic care leader celebrates 110 years

by on Oct 16, 2014 | 0 comments

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber recently signed a proclamation declaring October 2014 as “Oregon Chiropractic Health and Wellness Month.”

 

A birds eye view in the of Marycrest High School from the 1970s. The all-girls catholic high school became Western States Chiropractic College in 1973.

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A birds eye view of Marycrest High School in the 1970s. The all-girls catholic high school became Western States Chiropractic College in 1973.

The proclamation comes as University of Western States celebrates 110 years of leadership in educating health care professionals.

The university, founded in 1904, was the first educational institution offering a doctor of chiropractic degree in Oregon.

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber recently signed a proclamation declaring October 2014 as “Oregon Chiropractic Health and Wellness Month.”   The proclamation comes as University of Western States celebrates 110 years of leadership in educating health care professionals. The university, founded in 1904, was the first educational institution offering a doctor of chiropractic degree in Oregon. The university has expanded over the...
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Parkrose Farmers’ Market closes today

by on Oct 11, 2014 | 0 comments

Today is the final day of the season for the Parkrose Farmers’ Market.

Market vendors are at 12505 N.E. Halsey St. in the Parkrose Community United Church of Christ’s parking lot from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

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It’s your last chance until next year!

Today is the final day of the season for the Parkrose Farmers’ Market. Market vendors are at 12505 N.E. Halsey St. in the Parkrose Community United Church of Christ’s parking lot from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. It’s your last chance until next...
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Haunted Ghost Town Opens Tonight

by on Oct 10, 2014 | 0 comments

Live shootouts by gun wielding zombie-like creatures is just part of the fun as the The Haunted Ghost Town at Rossi Farms returns for a third year tonight.

   At 3839 N.E. 122nd Ave., The Haunted Ghost Town opens tonight and runs Saturday Oct. 10, Friday and Saturday Oct 17 and 18;  Friday–Sunday, Oct. 24-26, with the finale on Halloween, Friday, Oct. 31. Shootouts start at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturday, with doors closing at 10 p.m., 9:30 p.m. on Sunday.  General admission tickets for the attraction are $15, with a VIP pass for $20, which includes a second time through both the Ghost Town and haunted corn maze. .

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The Haunted Ghost Town opens tonight at Rossi Farms, 3839 N.E. 122nd Ave.

The Haunted Ghost Town is a self-guided haunted attraction known for its old west theme, monsters, live western shootouts, special effects and disturbing detail.

Not only will you be horrified at the mock violence and pained by the ear-splitting gunshots, but this year organizers have added a new haunted corn maze attraction, which features over 15,000 square feet of pure terror.

Live shootouts by gun wielding zombie-like creatures is just part of the fun as the The Haunted Ghost Town at Rossi Farms returns for a third year tonight. The Haunted Ghost Town is a self-guided haunted attraction known for its old west theme, monsters, live western shootouts, special effects and disturbing detail. Not only will you be horrified at the mock violence and pained by the ear-splitting gunshots, but this year organizers have added...
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Native American Housing to Homeownership Fair Tomorrow

by on Oct 10, 2014 | 0 comments

The Native American Youth and Family Center hosts the 9th Annual Native American Housing to Homeownership Fair Saturday, Oct. 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 5135 N.E. Columbia Blvd.

The 2013 Homebuyer Assistance winner poses with NAYA employee Delores Burgos.

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The 2013 Homebuyer Assistance winner, left, poses with NAYA employee Delores Burgos.

Produced by NAYA, the fair is an opportunity for community members to learn about renting and home-buying best practices, meet representatives of organizations that provide rent and homebuyers’ assistance and guidance and learn about financial wellness, the HUD Section 184 Indian Home Loan program and more.

The Native American Youth and Family Center hosts the 9th Annual Native American Housing to Homeownership Fair Saturday, Oct. 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 5135 N.E. Columbia Blvd. Produced by NAYA, the fair is an opportunity for community members to learn about renting and home-buying best practices, meet representatives of organizations that provide rent and homebuyers’ assistance and guidance and learn about financial wellness, the HUD...
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Store Goods Close to Home at Ft. Knox

by on Oct 9, 2014 | 0 comments

Mark Coats, operations manager at Fort Knox Mini-Storage, leads a team of committed moving and storage professionals who are ready to serve you at its Parkrose location, 5530 N.E. 122nd Ave.

Mark Coats, operations manager at Fort Knox Mini-Storage, leads a team of committed moving and storage professionals who are ready to serve you at its Parkrose location, 5530 N.E. 122nd Ave.

Mark Coats, operations manager at Fort Knox Mini-Storage, leads a team of committed moving and storage professionals who are ready to serve you.

Whether you need a small closet space for storing seasonal items or a secure, dry 10 by 40 foot unit for a whole household of goods, Fort Knox Mini-Storage has been serving its Parkrose neighbors since 1999.

Vehicle storage is no problem either.

Mark Coats, operations manager at Fort Knox Mini-Storage, leads a team of committed moving and storage professionals who are ready to serve you at its Parkrose location, 5530 N.E. 122nd Ave. Whether you need a small closet space for storing seasonal items or a secure, dry 10 by 40 foot unit for a whole household of goods, Fort Knox Mini-Storage has been serving its Parkrose neighbors since 1999. Vehicle storage is no problem either. Tuck your...
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Car Crashes into Columbia, one dead

by on Oct 8, 2014 | 0 comments

This morning, around 6:30 a.m., police responded to reports that a vehicle crashed into the Columbia River off Marine Drive at Northeast 166th Avenue in the Wilkes neighborhood.

A witness told the dispatcher it appeared the driver was trying to get out of the car, but went under water.

The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office responded with two boats and, at approximately 7:00 a.m., recovered a body from the river.

Police said divers are checking the vehicle for other occupants.

The East County Major Crash Team is responding to conduct an investigation.

This morning, around 6:30 a.m., police responded to reports that a vehicle crashed into the Columbia River off Marine Drive at Northeast 166th Avenue in the Wilkes neighborhood. A witness told the dispatcher it appeared the driver was trying to get out of the car, but went under water. The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office responded with two boats and, at approximately 7:00 a.m., recovered a body from the river. Police said divers are...
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Stabbing Suspect Surrenders

by on Oct 4, 2014 | 0 comments

The suspect in yesterday’s early morning stabbing in the Hazelwood neighborhood turned himself in, police said.

 27-year-old Tiai Yalap, the suspect in Friday morning's stabbing in the Hazelwood neighborhood near Southeast 99th and Stark Street, turned himself in and was charged with Assault in the First Degree and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.


27-year-old Tiai Yalap, the suspect in Friday morning’s stabbing in the Hazelwood neighborhood near Southeast 99th and Stark Street, turned himself in and was charged with Assault in the First Degree and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

27-year-old Tiai Yalap, the suspect in Friday morning’s stabbing incident turned himself in to police and was charged with assault in the first degree and unlawful use of a weapon.

He was booked into Multnomah County Jail.

The 39-year-old male victim is listed in serious condition at a local hospital.

The suspect in yesterday’s early morning stabbing in the Hazelwood neighborhood turned himself in, police said. 27-year-old Tiai Yalap, the suspect in Friday morning’s stabbing incident turned himself in to police and was charged with assault in the first degree and unlawful use of a weapon. He was booked into Multnomah County Jail. The 39-year-old male victim is listed in serious condition at a local hospital. His name is expected...
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Parkrose Farmers’ Market Penultimate Saturday

by on Oct 4, 2014 | 0 comments

The Parkrose Farmers’ Market season is winding down.

Parkrose Farmers' Market runs today until 1 p.m. at 12505 N.E. Halsey St. in the Parkrose United Church of Christ parking lot.

Today is Parkrose Farmers’ Market penultimate Saturday of the season.

Today and next Saturday—and one more Wednesday mid-week market—is what remains of their season.

The market runs today until 1 p.m. in the Parkrose United Church of Christ’s parking lot at at 12505 N.E. Halsey St.

The Parkrose Farmers’ Market season is winding down. Today and next Saturday—and one more Wednesday mid-week market—is what remains of their season. The market runs today until 1 p.m. in the Parkrose United Church of Christ’s parking lot at at 12505 N.E. Halsey St.
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Turn Cans and Bottles into Money for Boosters

by on Oct 4, 2014 | 0 comments

With the new school’s opening in September, the Booster can and bottle drive moves back to its original location at Parkrose Middle School 11800 N.E. Shaver St.

 Parkrose Boosters collect your refundables from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Parkrose High School Community Center, 12003 N.E. Shaver St.

Parkrose Boosters collect your refundables from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Parkrose High School Community Center 12003 N.E. Shaver St.

Parkrose Boosters collect your refundables from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

They turn them into cash for student activities..

With the new school’s opening in September, the Booster can and bottle drive moves back to its original location at Parkrose Middle School 11800 N.E. Shaver St. Parkrose Boosters collect your refundables from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. They turn them into cash for student activities..
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