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July 21, 2014

Driver who struck two people on bicycles Saturday night arrested…

by Drew Dakessian
HAYHURST — On Saturday at 10:51 p.m., Portland Police arrested 32-year-old Lisa Lynn Vesely after fleeing the scene of a crash into two people riding bicycles on Southwest Beaverton-Hillsdale…
by: CONNECTION PHOTO: DREW DAKESSIAN - Kids play during the completion ceremony of Stephens creek
crossing June 6. The new low-income and public housing community includes a children's center run by Neighborhood House.
July 01, 2014

Project seeks right blend for SW neighbors

by Drew Dakessian
Stephens Creek Crossing replaces dilapidated housing Upper-middle-class. Predominantly white. Mostly living in single-family houses. Until recently, that’s how one might have described the…
June 30, 2014

Public's help sought in locating a missing 51-year-old Southwest…

by Drew Dakessian
ARNOLD CREEK — The Portland Police Bureau's Missing Persons Unit is asking for the public's help in locating John Anthony O'Malley, 51. O'Malley left his home in the 11400 block of Southwest Oak…
by: CONNECTION PHOTO: DREW DAKESSIAN - Volunteers perform dental work on a Compassion Southwest Portland guest free of charge.
June 01, 2014

Compassion Southwest Portland

by Drew Dakessian
Local churches, community members host free medical and dental clinic for underpivileged — and often unrecognized — Southwest Portlanders For the past eight years, a nonprofit organization known…
by: KOIN NEWS 6 - Portland water customers should boil all tap water used for drinking, preparing food and ice - including suburban customers who receive Portland water.
May 23, 2014

Boil water notice ends for Portland water customers

by Jim Redden
The boil water notice for Portland water customers has been lifted. Tap water is safe to drink for all customers of the Portland Water Bureau, Burlington, city of Gresham, Lake Grove, Lorna…
May 01, 2014

Police name officer-involved shooting suspect, provide more…

by Jim Redden
Police have identified the suspect accused of wounding an officer and killing his K-9 partner in Southwest Portland early Tuesday. The suspect is Alan Ropp, 20. He is expected to be charged with…
by: PHOTO COURTESY OF PATTI WAITMAN-INGEBRETSEN - Patti Waitman-Ingebretsen, Moses Ross, James Nobles and Greg Manning during a recent so-called safety vigil in Multnomah Village.
May 01, 2014

Safety vigils bring about a safer Village

by Drew Dakessian
Activism by Multnomah neighbors inspires Bureau of Transportation Community activism is nothing new to Southwest Portland. Less common, perhaps, is such activism having a direct, positive impact…
May 01, 2014

Credit where credit is due

by Drew Dakessian
OnPoint Community Credit Union to fill space off Capitol Highway in Hillsdale If you’ve visited the Hillsdale Business District any time in at least the last 10 years you’ve probably set eyes on…
by: COURTESY OF THE PORTLAND POLICE BUREAU - Portland Police Officer Jeff Dorn and his K-9 partner Mick. Dorn was wounded and Mick was killed in an April 16 shootout with a burglary suspect.
May 01, 2014

Officer's shooting a 'wakeup call' for quiet SW neighborhoods

by Drew Dakessian
Three face charges after chase, arrest ends crime spree The crime spree that frightened Southwest Portland neighbors for several hours last week began with a plan to hold a man hostage and force…

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