Posted by on Mar 21, 2016

The Mid-county Memo strives to be accurate and thorough in its coverage and corrects significant errors of fact. If you find an error, please call 503-287-8904 or e-mail Department Editor Darlene Vinson at In the January...
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Chef, General Manager, Manages Himself to Ownership

Posted by on Mar 15, 2016

Jaime Martinez just might be the smartest restaurateur in Portland. Owner and general manager of Bistro 23 near Airport Way on Northeast 122nd Avenue, Martinez’s eatery is a simple precision-cut gem of a place: It offers down-home fine dining in a...
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Buddhists Transform Former Landfill

Posted by on Mar 13, 2016

In the long early shadow of Rocky Butte in Northeast Portland, you can hear the quiet rumble of a peaceful revolution. The rumble is a diesel-throated, yield sign-yellow Cat clawing earth around a level stretch of former rock quarry and...
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Parkrose in Airborne Arsenic Hotspot

Posted by on Mar 11, 2016

Recently, it was reported that there are two airborne cadmium, arsenic and hexavalent chromium hotspots in Portland near glass factories. The hotspots were identified from mapping data of tree moss toxic chemical analysis by U.S. Forest Service...
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Banfield Pet Hospital Headquarters On the Move

Posted by on Mar 7, 2016

As was announced in April 2014, Medical Management, Inc. (dba Banfield Pet Hospital) national headquarters is moving from its established place of business at 8000 N.E. Tillamook St. in Portland to Vancouver. Campus construction is underway at the...
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