One Draw Two turns three, prepares for expansion

Posted by on Jan 19, 2018

For Amy Mellen, getting high wasn’t about maximizing an experience at Taco Bell. It was an effort to turn her life around. After a near fatal car accident in 2006, Mellen had become addicted to a myriad of painkillers. In 2014, she decided to turn...
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Community gardens a growing trend in east Portland

Posted by on Jan 17, 2018

Grow Portland is an organization with a heart of gold: it wants to feed the hungry. It’s dedicated to producing community gardens in the name of urban food production. In June 2017, it released a Community Garden Expansion report that listed seven...
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Gateway Green receives wayfinding signage

Posted by on Jan 15, 2018

If you’re lost trying to find Gateway Green, the new mountain bike park next to the I-205 Freeway, or the I-205 Multi-Use Path, you’ve just received a little help from Friends of Gateway Green. Last month, the Memo reported (“Gateway District...
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Argay Green Street Project update

Posted by on Jan 13, 2018

Groundbreaking is set to begin in early January 2018 on the ambitious Green Streets project in Argay Terrace. As reported previously here, the Department of Environmental Services is installing small gardens, or bioswales, which filter pollutants...
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January 2018 – Obituaries

Posted by on Jan 7, 2018

David William Luce “The Can Man” Nov. 6, 1939 – Nov. 20, 2017 David William Luce passed peacefully on the afternoon of Nov. 20, surrounded by family and friends. David was born in Portland, Nov. 6, 1939, to Roscoe William Luce and Thelma Agnes...
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January 2018 – Meals on Wheels

Posted by on Jan 5, 2018

Following is a list of meals to be served this month in the Mid-county area by Meals on Wheels. Meals are served from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Cherry Blossom Senior Services Office in the East Portland Community...
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