Southwest Community Connection News


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Opinion

Make all your days holy

January 01, 2018 SW Connection - Opinion Corey Buchanan
Columnist Rick Seifert says we've lost touch with the true spirit of the holidays

My View: Give to the arts by year-end

December 22, 2017 Portland Tribune - Opinion Carole Morse
Oregonians may get a 2017 tax credit for giving to the Oregon Cultural Trust and qualifying arts organizations by Dec. 31.

Features

Capitol Highway plan under development

January 01, 2018 SW Connection - Features Corey Buchanan
Project managers show the 30-percent-completed plan to Southwest Portland residents

Orienteering in an urban landscape

December 18, 2017 SW Connection - Features Corey Buchanan
The Columbia River Orienteering Club to host event in Multnomah Village in late January
  • Updating Shakespeare

    SW Connection - Features
    Southwest Stageworks' performance of the comedy 'Love's Labour's Lost' shows a clash between desire and expectations
  • From shoeless to state champion

    SW Connection - Features
    Wilson senior Alex Slenning wins boys cross-country program's first state title
  • A drive-thru that donates

    SW Connection - Features
    New coffee shop on Beaverton Hillsdale Highway gives 10 percent of its proceeds to local organizations
  • Sauces for everyone

    SW Connection - Features
    Multnomah Village residents create an array of sauces that circumvent dietary restrictions
  • Communities join Neighborhood Watch program

    SW Connection - Features
    Residents dealing with crime issues are hoping to socialize with neighbors and organize groups
  • Residential infill project would change zoning in Southwest Portland

    SW Connection - Features
    Area residents voice concerns about a new project that would change housing regulations
  • A bedrock for the uninsured

    SW Connection - Features
    Southwest Community Health Center provides health care for uninsured residents of Southwest Portland
  • Hillsdale remains Jewish center despite changes

    SW Connection - Features
    The Jewish community is spreading out across Portland, but Hillsdale is still central enclave
  • A travelers' discount

    SW Connection - Features
    Through a collaboration with the Multnomah Village Business Association, Multnomah Village businesses offer special prices to Airbnb…
  • Trick or Treat

    SW Connection - Features
    Local residents will flood the Multnomah Village streets and collect candy at local shops on Halloween
  • Village opens in Southwest Portland

    SW Connection - Features
    River West Village provides services and social opportunities for area's aging citizens
  • Garden guards against eye damage

    SW Connection - Features
    Eye Care Northwest offers leafy greens that protect the eye from damage and vision impairment
  • Animal Aid refreshes via remodel

    SW Connection - Features
    The nonprofit animal rescue organization is in the midst of a $300,000 rennovation project
  • Trail near Robert Gray Middle School (finally) receives funding

    SW Connection - Features
    City of Portland greenlights project to allow SW Trails to increase the safety of the path near the middle school
  • Providing hope amid devastation

    SW Connection - Features
    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

Sustainable Life

Community forum promotes cap-and-trade bill

January 18, 2018 Steve Law
Let's Talk Climate will highlight climate change bill before next month's legislative session.

Variety of species recorded in 92nd Christmas bird count

January 17, 2018 Ellen Spitaleri
Audubon Society of Portland will hold the Great Backyard Bird Count from Feb. 17 through 20

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