2035 Comprehensive Plan Draft Hearing Tonight

by on Oct 2, 2014 | 0 comments

The public is invited to share what they think of development in their neighborhoods and their comments about the 2035 Comprehensive Plan Proposed Draft in person with planners at four upcoming public hearings hosted by the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability Commission. The second hearing is Tuesday, Oct. 14 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Parkrose High School Community Center, 12003 N.E. Shaver St. According to bureau planners, Portland’s new...
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Mill Park medical marijuana dispensary marks two years with two-fer

by on Aug 21, 2014 | 0 comments

To celebrate its second year in business, ReLeaf MM, an east Portland medical marijuana dispensary is offering new and current patients a buy one get one promotion during the month of September. When patients buy one gram, they’ll get a second of equal or lesser value free. Owner Dave Slack said he loves his Mill Park neighborhood location at 1034 S.E. 122nd Avenue. “We support and love our community. We have gotten to know many...
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Gateway homeless population grows

by on May 30, 2014 | 0 comments

At recent public meetings about ways to revitalize the Gateway business district, people in the audience have denounced “those people” who are causing problems. “Those people” turn out to be homeless people. Without resources or portfolio, sometimes without families or hope, they panhandle along Northeast Halsey and Weidler streets. Others congregate or sleep in the roundabout on Northeast 102nd Avenue and Halsey Street....
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Argay Terrace development plan adjusted

by on May 16, 2014 | 0 comments

Developer Chet Antonsen submitted an adjusted plan to the city for three-acres of former farmland in east Portland’s Argay Terrace neighborhood. “You really can’t get a development that is more neighborhood-friendly, in my opinion,” Antonsen said in a telephone interview. Antonsen presented his original plan for the Castlegate Apartments, a 51-unit complex at the November 2013 Argay Neighborhood Association general...
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Truck traffic roils Argay neighborhood

by on Nov 6, 2013 | 0 comments

Trucks carrying crushed rock to repair the Union Pacific railroad bed along the north side of I-84 are ravaging streets in Argay, says longtime resident Alan Brown, who has been documenting the damage. Into the third week of all-day heavy construction activity on Northeast Rose Parkway and 131st and 135th avenues, Brown said streets trucks use are showing wear and tear, even cracks. The trucks enter the Argay neighborhood from Sandy Blvd. onto...
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