January 2019 – Obituaries

Posted by on Jan 17, 2019

Maryann Luhrs Jayne June 6, 1937 – Oct. 11, 2018 Maryann loved caring for her award-winning rose garden and winning money in weekly bridge games, and she was thankful to remain active and independent until her final days. Born in Cut Bank, Montana,...
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Farmland owners eye master plan for property

Posted by on Jan 5, 2019

The Rossi, Giusto and Garre farming families are teaming up to explore opportunities for future development of one of the largest undeveloped parcels of land in Portland: their 32 acres of farmland at Northeast 122nd Avenue and Shaver Street in the...
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Memo stops the presses

Posted by on Jan 3, 2019

Monthly newspaper calling it quits after 34 years, 404 issues  We announce with great sadness but also tremendous gratitude that this will be the final edition of the Mid-county Memo. The newspaper industry has seen scores of changes in the last 15...
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Posted by on Dec 25, 2018

We welcome submission of obituaries for free publication in the Mid-county Memo. Please send copy and a photo to editor@midcountymemo.com. Submissions may be edited for clarity and will be included on a space-available basis. Arthur Dale Kracke...
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More custom trash cans and benches installed

Posted by on Dec 23, 2018

One man’s trash can is a community treasure. As the curtain closes on 2018, you’ll find more places to chuck your trash around the Halsey-Weidler business district. On Nov. 21, two new trash cans were installed outside Atomic Auto, 610 N.E. 102nd...
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Annual Turkey Bowl moves to new park

Posted by on Dec 19, 2018

At Turkey Bowl 2018, a group made up of mostly Parkrose High School graduates get together for a Thanksgiving Day football game as they have for 15 years. The game brings as many as 30 players together annually. They chose the new Luuwit View Park...
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