Retired cop becomes one-man litter patrol

Posted by on Nov 4, 2018

Retired Portland police officer Blaine Tyler got so tired of seeing litter on the drive from his home in Mt. Tabor to Grace Bible Fellowship, his church on Northeast 124th and Siskiyou Street, that he decided to do something about it. Once a week...
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Obituaries

Posted by on Oct 20, 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.  Thelma Glover Feb....
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“Windscape” Renovation Plans Paused

Posted by on Oct 10, 2018

Despite new hurdles threatening a speedy construction window, Tom Badrick is not backing down on plans to rehabilitate “Windscape,” the traffic roundabout island at Northeast 102nd Avenue and Weidler Street. As the grant writer behind the proposal,...
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Kmart Property Not Zoned for Housing

Posted by on Oct 8, 2018

The Kmart on Sandy Boulevard, a fixture of the Argay Terrace neighborhood since the 1960s, has finally closed after fire-selling leftover inventory and liquidating assets. The store, among 63 stores nationwide that were given their final notice in...
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Homeless shelter in Mill Park rouses debate

Posted by on Oct 6, 2018

Shiny new toys, such as Gateway Discovery Park, are attracting foot traffic to east Portland streets. But not all visitors are tourists, and some don’t go home (or have a home). Whether the community is the one paying a price is becoming a point of...
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