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'Total eclipse of the heart'

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In fine fashion

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Spring Garden Park to spring to life

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Photo Credit: COURTEST KOIN 6 NEWS/LAURA FENN - This tree knocked down power lines on Southwest Vista in Portland on Saturday.
October 26, 2014

Thousands in region without power Sunday

by Jim Redden
Thousandsof households in the Portland area were without power Sunday morning following Saturday's wind storm, according to Portland General Electric. As of 5:10 p.m. Sunday, Portland General…
Amanda and Steve Frtz in a photo on her Facebook page.
October 01, 2014

Dr. Steven Fritz, husband of city commissioner, dies in I-5 crash

by Pamplin Media Group
Dr. Steven Fritz, husband of Portland City Commissioner Amanda Fritz, died Wednesday morning in an auto accident on Interstate 5 south near Salem. The news reached City Hall just as the 9:30…
Photo Credit: SOURTESY PORTLAND BUREAU OF PLANNING AND SUSTAINABILITY - Southwest Portland neighbors say more information is needed about how the proposed Comprehensive Plan update will affect this. This artists rendering released by the city shows potential growth along Southwest Barbur Boulevard.
September 22, 2014

Neighbors want more details about city land-use plan changes

by Jim Redden
A neighborhood association in Southwest Portland is asking the city for more information and time to respond to proposed land use changes that will result in new development. The Multnomah…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Beat Goes On formed three years ago with the intention of giving forgotten musicians a chance to play again. This weekend, the local band will perform for the third consecutive year in the Multnomah Days Parade.
August 15, 2014

And the band played on

by Caitlin Feldman
The Beat Goes On adult marching band plays from Portland to Shanghai Being 71 is no excuse not to feel like you’re 18 — at least that’s the way Patti Waitman-Ingebresten sees it when she twirls…
August 14, 2014

Fun for the little ones at Kids Zone

by Drew Dakessian
Multnomah Days may be put on by adults, but as a family event, the annual street fair and parade is inextricably linked to kids — hence, the Multnomah Days Kid Zone. Located in the Multnomah…
Photo Credit: CONNECTION PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - The Multnomah Days Parade takes place Aug. 16.
August 14, 2014

Come one, come all to Multnomah Days

by Drew Dakessian
Every year for a weekend in mid-August, a normally tame business district transforms from one nice place to shop to the city of Portland’s one-stop shop for fun and fodder. That business…
August 14, 2014

Multnomah Days schedule

by Drew Dakessian
Saturday, Aug. 16 8 to 11 a.m.: Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast Held at Key Bank, 3515 SW Troy St. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for kids 12 and under. Proceeds go to the Mt. Hood Kiwanis camp for…
August 14, 2014

Music @ Multnomah Days

by Drew Dakessian
Community stage and main stage will both play host to Portland-area talent Multnomah Days is perhaps best known for its famous parade, closely followed by the street fair that flanks the parade…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO JAIME VALDEZ - Portland transportation planners hope to end floating sidewalks or sidewalks to nowhere, like this one on Southwest Multnomah Boulevard. Developers are required to build them in front of new infill project, but the city has been waiving the requirement because they dont make much sense. Instead, planners are studying how to pool the money that would other be spent on them and use it for sidewalks that connect to something on higher priority streets.
August 04, 2014

Where the sidewalk 'floats'

by Jim Redden
Thousands of Portland homeowners are on the hook for millions of dollars worth of future street and sidewalk improvements — and hundreds more are joining the list every year. The city has no…

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