Hillsdale Farmers Market kicks off winter season

Hillsdale Farmers Market kicks off winter season

Root vegetables, dried beans and popcorn are popular finds at the cold-weather market Fresh...

Reaching out in honor

Reaching out in honor

Volunteers lend a hand to Meals on Wheels People on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jamie Northrup and...

Sweet Celebration

Sweet Celebration

With scavenger hunts and 50-cent pie slices, Baker and Spice bakery marks 10 years in Hillsdale...

Symphony Storytimes enchant children at Capitol Hill Library

Symphony Storytimes enchant children at Capitol Hill Library

Oregon Symphony musicians accompany stories with classical music and encourage kids to try out an...

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Photo Credit: SUBARU OF AMERICAN - The functional hood scoop is the most obvious of the body modifications that help distinguish the Subaru WRX.
January 30, 2015

2015 Subaru WRX: A fast car you can live with

by Jim Redden
If it didn't have the hood scoop, the 2015 Subaru WRX would be the perfect modern sleeper — an incredibly fast car that looks like an affordable family sedan. The other body modifications are so…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Signs protest home demolitions in Portland.
January 27, 2015

Summit aims to build strong community

by Jim Redden
Neighborhood leaders, activists to discuss array of issues Portlanders are invited to attend a free day-long community summit that will discuss such hot-button issues as racial profiling,…
January 26, 2015

Pedestrian safety focus of Capitol Highway action

by Pamplin Media Group
Drivers, get ready to hit your brakes. Portland’s Bureau of Transportation and the Portland Police Bureau will conduct a crosswalk enforcement action from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, at…
January 16, 2015

Lininger schedules two Town Halls in January

by Pamplin Media Group
State Rep. Ann Lininger (D-Lake Oswego) has scheduled two Town Halls in January. The first is scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, at Lake Oswego City Hall (380 A Ave.). It will be co-hosted by…
Photo Credit: CONNECTION PHOTO: KELSEY O'HALLORAN - Keena Baxter-Neal tunes in during Symphony Storytime at Capitol Hill Library. On Jan. 16, Hillsdale Library is hosting Toddler Storytime.
January 15, 2015

Southwest Weekend

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Multnomah Village and Hillsdale Happenings For those sticking around Southwest Portland, here are a few ways to enjoy this long weekend. Friday, Jan. 16 · Read, Talk, Sing, Write, Play Time:…
Photo Credit: CONNECTION PHOTO: KELSEY OHALLORAN - Rieke Elementary kindergartner Julien Loriaux reacts to the taste of a new fruit.
January 09, 2015

Rieke Elementary students pucker up for sweet and sour citrus…

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Through a partnership with Food Front Cooperative Grocery, students try six fruits for the sake of science From the moment Julien Loriaux tasted his first drop of juice from a slice of Satsuma…
Photo Credit: CONNECTION PHOTO: KELSEY OHALLORAN - Arianna Prieta dances with five-month-old Julius Prieta as they hear Where the Wild Things Are read at Capitol Hill Library. The library will host a toddler storytime on Friday.
January 08, 2015

Southwest Weekend

by Kelsey O'Halloran
Multnomah Village and Hillsdale happenings This weekend brings plenty of events to keep the Southwest Portland community busy. Here are a few to check out. Friday, Jan. 9 · Read, Talk, Sing,…
Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - Indigo Traders, one of the retailers at Multnomah Village.
December 28, 2014

Multnomah Village sales show economy's rebound

by KOIN 6 News
At Indigo Traders, Samir Naser sells handcrafted linnes, soaps and ceramics. His business this holiday season has been up and he can see the willingness of people to spend money. His business…
December 12, 2014

Fatal crash on Terwilliger Boulevard

by Drew Dakessian
Falling tree landed on vehicle MULTNOMAH COUNTY — On Dec. 11, at 5:27 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a single vehicle crash on Southwest Terwilliger Boulevard near…
Oregon kicker
December 19, 2014

Economists: Chances of kicker refund next year 'a coin flip'

by Peter Wong
It’s 50-50 as to whether Oregon taxpayers will get a rebate of excess personal income taxes next year, according to the state’s latest economic and revenue forecast presented Thursday. State…

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Photo Credit: COURTESY OF REED HUTCHINSON - Musician Brad Carter played his guitar as surgeons as UCLA placed an implant inside his brain, helping surgeons locate the right spot for their electrodes. OHSU neurosurgeon Kim Burchiel is pioneering a technique which allows patients to remain under asleep during surgery.
Dec 19, 2014

Rebooting the brain

by Peter Korn
In 1990, Oregon Health & Science University neurosurgeon Kim Burchiel pioneered the use of a technique called Deep Brain Stimulation in the United States as a last chance therapy for patients…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO BY JAIME VALDEZ - The 1924 house in the middle is scheduled to be extensively remodeled into a much bigger house, near City Commissioner Nick Fish's home.
Dec 19, 2014

Infill plan lands on Fish's doorstep

by Jim Redden
City Commissioner Nick Fish is about to find out whether the growing anger about residential infill projects is justified. A developer plans to more than double the size of the 90-year-old house…
Dec 19, 2014

City land plan update worries some neighborhood leaders

by Jim Redden
Portland officials like to boast about the city’s commitment to process, saying that residents are always provided many opportunities to weigh in on important decisions. The process to update…
Pot cases
Dec 19, 2014

District Attorney drops pot cases because of ballot measure

by The Tribune
The Multnomah County District Attorney's Office has announced it will stop prosecuting some marijuana possession cases because of the passage of Ballot Measure 91, which legalizes recreation pot…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO: L.E. BASKOW - Don Baack, founder of SW Trails and recent recipient of the Sandy Diedrich Environemental Steward Award.
Dec 01, 2014

Baack on the trail

by Drew Dakessian
Founder of SW Trails honored with Spirit of Portland award On the evening of Nov. 6, Hillsdale resident Don Baack was presented the Sandy Diedrich Environmental Stewardship Award at the 30th…
Dec 19, 2014

Police briefs

by Drew Dakessian
Homicide investigation in Southwest Portland leads to SERT activation in Northeast CONCORDIA — On Nov. 10 at approximately 11:30 a.m., members of the Portland Police Bureau’s Special Emergency…
Nov 18, 2014

Crime Stoppers featured case 14-47 Southwest Portland burglaries

by Drew Dakessian
SOUTHWEST HILLS — The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help in solving multiple residential burglaries. On Oct. 25, a…
Photo Credit: CONNECTION FILE PHOTO: DREW DAKESSIAN - Moses Ross was first named neighborhood association chair in 2010.
Nov 01, 2014

Multnomah Neighborhood Association bids adieu to Moses Ross

by Drew Dakessian
The Multnomah Neighborhood Association (MNA) is experiencing a changing of the guard, as Moses Ross, its longtime chair, has decided not to seek reelection. At a meeting of the MNA Oct. 21, it…