Arbor Day Festival set for April 22

Posted by on Apr 5, 2017 | 0 comments

Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) Urban Forestry presents the city’s annual Arbor Day Festival on Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mt. Scott Park, at Southeast 72nd Avenue between Harold and Knight streets. COURTESY PORTLAND PARKS & RECREATION Festival-goers prepare for a bucket truck ride at last year’s Arbor Day...
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10 Things You Should Know About Holiday Travel

Posted by on Dec 19, 2016 | 0 comments

The Port of Portland offers up these 10 tidbits to make your holiday air travel through Portland International Airport easier and more enjoyable: 10. “Winter Wanderland” offers a chance to win tickets to London. The airport’s new holiday theme, appearing throughout the terminal, celebrates the seasonal holidays and offers travelers a...
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Port Approves 14-acre PDX Logistics Center Phase III

Posted by on May 3, 2016 | 0 comments

The Port of Portland Commission has approved a 14-acre, 50-year lease with locally based Capstone Partners and its investment partner PCCP, LLC to develop Phase III of the PDX Logistics Center. The Port of Portland Commission has approved a 14-acre, 50-year lease with Capstone Partners to develop Phase III of the PDX Logistics Center. At more...
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Grant to help GABA grow membership

Posted by on Apr 27, 2016 | 0 comments

Gateway Area Business Association has received a $4,000 grant from Venture Portland as part of the East Portland Pilot Project. COURTESY GABA Longtime Gateway Area Business Association Treasurer Karen Montez, left, and business district organizer Adrienne Sweetwater grip the big check from Venture Portland and grin. The board has approved a...
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Explore the Columbia Slough Watershed

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 | 0 comments

Tadpole Tales at Whitaker Ponds Nature Park, 7040 N.E. 47th Ave., returns this month, hosted by the Columbia Slough Watershed Council. COURTESY COLUMBIA SLOUGH WATERSHED COUNCIL Mondays, beginning May 2, Children learn about nature up close at Tadpole Tales at Whitaker Ponds Nature Park. Children ages 3 to 5 with their parents are invited to a...
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Bound to be Some Drama

Posted 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 a.m. to 1...
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Leadership Conference Results In

Posted 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....
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‘Escape to Paradise’ for a night of fun(draising)

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 | 0 comments

Parkrose schools and students are celebrated at the annual Parkrose Educational Foundation dinner and auction Saturday, April 11 at the Sheraton-Portland Airport, 8235 N.E. Airport Way. Join Parkrose patrons at the 12th annual Parkrose Educational Foundation dinner and auction. Tickets for the legendary party are available now for only $50 per...
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Christmas Bazaars, Craft Fairs this Weekend in Mid-county

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 | 0 comments

Leach Botanical Garden The festive holiday bazaar at 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave., Friday and Saturday, Dec. 5 and 6 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. includes freshly made wreaths, swags, centerpieces, cut greens, baked goods and an artist market featuring work by local glass, ceramic, metal and fabric artists. Craft Fairs and Christmas Bazaars abound this...
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Meals on Wheels People Need Thanksgiving Day Dinner Drivers

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 | 0 comments

Meals on Wheels People is seeking 200 volunteers to deliver meals to home-bound seniors in the Metro area on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27. Meals are picked up at one of five locations throughout the metro area between 10 and 11 a.m. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old, have a valid driver’s license, their own car, vehicle insurance and will...
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