Southwest Community Connection News


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Opinion

Considering our railroad bones

October 01, 2017 SW Connection - Opinion Rick Seifert
Remnants of railroads running through Southwest Portland the 19th and 20th century still exist today

Maplewood Coffee & Tea – a hidden treasure

October 01, 2017 SW Connection - Opinion Georgina Young-Ellis
Georgina Young-Ellis recommends this historic neighborhood gathering place in Maplewood

Features

Trail near Robert Gray Middle School (finally) receives funding

October 01, 2017 SW Connection - Features Corey Buchanan
City of Portland greenlights project to allow SW Trails to increase the safety of the path near the middle school

Providing hope amid devastation

October 01, 2017 SW Connection - Features Corey Buchanan
Emmy Blue spearheads donation efforts for Hurricane Harvey and the Eagle Creek Fire
  • On the cutting edge

    SW Connection - Features
    Ever Green Salon and Barber Company provides eco-friendly haircuts in Hillsdale
  • Leading Neighborhood House into the future

    SW Connection - Features
    Chris Chiacchierini takes over for Rick Nitti as the organization's first new executive director since 1999
  • Community Calendar

    SW Connection - Features
    A calendar of free community entertainment and events happening in Southwest Portland in August
  • Community Connections

    SW Connection - Features
    The Connection's round up of community meetings in the Southwest Portland region for the month of August 2017
  • College Notes

    SW Connection - Features
    News updates and announcements from Portland-native students in colleges across the country
  • Community Connections

    SW Connection - Features
    The Connection's round up of community meetings in the Southwest Portland region for the month of June 2017
  • Community Calendar

    SW Connection - Features
    A calendar of free community entertainment and events happening in Southwest Portland in July
  • College Notes

    SW Connection - Features
    News updates and announcements from Portland-native students in colleges across the country
  • School Briefs

    SW Connection - Features
    News tidbits from elementary, middle and high schools in the Southwest Portland Region from the July edition
  • The region's best classic and sports car show is almost here.

    Forest Grove News-Times - Features
    Sponsored content: The Concours d'Elegance is Sunday, July 16 on the campus of Pacific University in Forest Grove.
  • Community Connections

    SW Connection - Features
    Community meetings in Southwest Portland for the month of June
  • College Notes

    SW Connection - Features
    News updates from Portland-native students in colleges across the country
  • Community Calendar

    SW Connection - Features
    Free events happening in and around Southwest Portland in June
  • School Briefs

    SW Connection - Features
    Education notes for the June issue of the Southwest Community Connection
  • Community Connections

    SW Connection - Features
    A round up of the neighborhood meetings happening in April in Southwest Portland.
  • Community Calendar

    SW Connection - Features
    Calendar of free community events happening in Southwest Portland in May
  • Chances to Do Good

    SW Connection - Features
    Annual Neighborhood House fundraiser set for May 13 at Multnomah Athletic Club
  • Community Connections

    SW Connection - Features
    List of neighborhood meetings happening around Southwest Portland this April
  • Community Calendar

    SW Connection - Features
    Calendar of free events happening around Southwest Portland during the month of April.
  • Chances to do good

    SW Connection - Features
    Volunteer and fundraising activities happening this month in Southwest Portland
  • College Notes

    SW Connection - Features
    Updates about Portland natives from colleges around the country
  • School Briefs

    SW Connection - Features
    News tidbits from Southwest Portland schools from the April edition
  • School Briefs

    SW Connection - Features
  • College Notes

    SW Connection - Features

Sustainable Life

Green dilemma

October 03, 2017 Jo Ostgarden
Wood vs. vinyl fences: what are the environmental and other tradeoffs with either choice?

GREEN TIP: Bright ideas for saving energy with lighting

October 03, 2017 Center for Earth Leadership
LED light bulbs are the best way to save energy, shave carbon emissions and save money

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