Spada Opens New Berry and Produce Stand in Wilkes Neighborhood

Posted by on May 2, 2016 | 1 comment

Ron Spada of Spada Farms told the Memo recently that this year he’s farming not just part of the former Bottaro farm in the Wilkes neighborhood, as he did last season, but also all 40 acres from Northeast 150th to 158th avenues between Mason Street and Sandy Boulevard. Longtime East County farmer Ron Spada poses on the old Bottaro farm at...
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June 2015 edition posted

Posted by on Jun 4, 2015 | 0 comments

The June 2015 edition of the Mid-county Memo posted online. Links to stories and departments are below. With nine-month-old daughter Molly in tow Hazelwood resident Jake Herbst often strolls to the Goodwill and Salvation Army stores near his home to shop. Herbst, a 2003 David Douglas High School graduate said he is looking forward to his first...
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Car thief rams police cars during east Portland chase

Posted by on Jan 17, 2015 | 0 comments

Suspected car thief Brandon Boik was arrested and booked into the Multnomah County Jail Friday after leading police on a pursuit, which included the suspect ramming police vehicles to get out of a dead-end street. Brandon Boik, 26, was arrested and booked into Multnomah County Jail Friday after allegedly stealing a vehicle  and ramming police...
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Amphibians and Reptiles in Your Neighborhood

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 | 0 comments

Join the Wetlands Conservatory as they present an evening of speakers talking about common and rare species of amphibians and reptiles found in outer Northeast Portland and Gresham neighborhoods.   The Wetlands Conservatory present an evening of speakers about common and rare species of amphibians and reptiles found in outer east Portland...
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Car Crashes into Columbia, one dead

Posted 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...
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August 2014 Mid-county Memo

Posted by on Aug 9, 2014 | 0 comments

The August issue of the Mid-county Memo posted online this week. This month’s feature stories are: The Halsey-Weidler corridor Working Group got a pleasant surprise when Portland Development Commission representatives told them money for improvements tripled; obituaries on Dr. Leo J. Freiermuth and Joel Caldera; an east Portland pools...
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May 2014 Mid-county Memo posted online

Posted by on May 6, 2014 | 0 comments

The May 2014 issue posted online. This month’s feature stories and Departments are: A Parkrose home illegally occupied by squatters is in presale: Mayor Charlie Hales and Commissioner Steve Novick discuss the new street maintenance fee with business owners at a forum; the Beech Street Community Garden is underway in Madison South...
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February 2014 edition posted online

Posted by on Feb 6, 2014 | 0 comments

The February 2014 edition posted online. This month’s feature stories are: Commissioner Amanda Fritz annouced two new east Portland parks to be fully built by 2017; Parkrose School District is one step closer to outsourcing its bus service, letting 19 employees go and selling its bus fleet; the house occupied by alleged squatters moves...
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