Bound to be some drama

by on Oct 3, 2015 | 0 comments

Parkrose Bronco Boosters and Parkrose High theater students will be at the ready from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. when you pull into the Parkrose Middle School turnaround, 11800 N.E. Shaver St., Saturday, Oct. 3 with a trunk load of returnable bottles and cans. The Parkrose Bronco Boosters’ pop can and bottle drive is Saturday, Oct. 3 from 9...
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Leadership conference results are in

by on Oct 2, 2015 | 0 comments

This summer, Parkrose Future Business Leaders of America sent nine talented students to Chicago for the FBLA National Leadership Conference.                                                         COURTESY MIKE VERHULST Parkrose students pose for a photo at the Future Business Leaders of America National Leadership Conference in Chicago in June. In the front row, from left, are Elizabeth Rivas, Monica Chao, Shelby Martin, Ngan Nguyen....
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Argay neighborhood still angry over farmland’s development

by on Sep 30, 2015 | 0 comments

For nearly two years, a proposed apartment development on 2.9 acres of former farmland has roiled the Argay Terrace neighborhood. The sign it was approaching a climax was a sign—literally. Last week, Developer Chet Antonsen erected a sign in front of the single-family brick house at 3001 N.E. 148th Ave., offering to give it away to anyone willing to...
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Grocery Outlet, Dollar Tree Coming to Parkrose in 2016

by on Jul 23, 2015 | 0 comments

Yesterday, former Parkrose Hardware co-owner Bryan Ableidinger announced he’s applying for a city building permit for a new 22,000 sq. ft. structure for two tenants, Grocery Outlet and Dollar Tree. A bank for decades, this Parkrose building, which is currently occupied by Good World Chinese Restaurant & Lounge, closes Sept. 1 for demolition to make way for a new...
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Two vie for Parkrose school board

by on May 6, 2015 | 0 comments

In Mid-county’s only contested school board election this May, voters choose between Joshua Singleton and Dave Carter for a four-year term on the Parkrose Board of Education. The seat is open because incumbent Thuy Tran, who was elected in 2013 to a two-year term after being appointed to the seat, decided not to run for re-election. Asked why, without...
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