Eastmoreland proceeds with Historic District application

Eastmoreland proceeds with Historic District application

The poll results were split; a divided ENA Board votes to proceed

Man killed in 82nd Avenue business confrontation

Man killed in 82nd Avenue business confrontation

The Grand Jury heard the case against the businessman who fired the shot -- and decided 'no true...

Welcome to Sellwood Riverfront Park!

Welcome to Sellwood Riverfront Park!

It's not the first time this popular park has been under water when the river is high

Community turns out in the rain for St. Patrick's Parade

Community turns out in the rain for St. Patrick's Parade

It's a tradition that rain will fall during this parade, and it happened again this year --...

Franklin High: New buildings joining historic structures

Franklin High: New buildings joining historic structures

The makeover and update of the historic high school continues on target for a fall reopening

Former students arrested in Cleveland High arson attempt

Former students arrested in Cleveland High arson attempt

No motive has emerged for the incident, but one of the accused posted a video online of the two...

Apartment developer seeks to forego parking requirements in Sellwood-Moreland projects

Apartment developer seeks to forego parking requirements in Sellwood-Moreland projects

A new city option allowing elimination of on-site parking for new apartments draws interest from...


SE Portland's Latest News

DAVID F. ASHTON - Firefighter-paramedics work to free the driver from this smashed Honda Civic, as well as the two people in the Chrysler Pacifica it collided with, on S.E. Harney Street.
March 31, 2017

Head-on crash on Harney Street hospitalizes two

by David F. Ashton
A headon crash on a neighborhood street is unusual. So is a second crash caused by the first one
DAVID F. ASHTON - The driver of the Acura, the car on the right, drove away from his first hit-and-run smashup - but fled on foot after crashing the car a second time.
March 31, 2017

Driver sought in two hit-and-run crashes

by David F. Ashton
If this guy took Driver's Ed, he did not master the skills, and now he is wanted
COURTESY OF PORTLAND POLICE BUREAU - Don Allan Perkins has recovered from the shooting incident, and is now receiving mental health treatment.
March 31, 2017

Brooklyn man recovers from shooting; Grand Jury clears officers

by THE BEE
As concerns last month's 'distraught man with fake gun' -- here's the rest of the story


DAVID F. ASHTON - After a woman was struck and injured by a passing truck which did not stop, along S.E. Division Street, responding officers looked for evidence at the scene.
March 31, 2017

Hit and run driver strikes woman on Division Street

by David F. Ashton
She survived -- no thanks to the driver who hit her and kept on going
DAVID F. ASHTON - Cleveland High School student playwright and director of Acting Out Shayla Bailey spends a moment with co-director Sawyer Jackson while the cast rehearses for this original, unique, improvised play.
March 31, 2017

Cleveland thespians 'Acting Out' an original play

by David F. Ashton
This original production at CHS is an intimate 'play within a play' in which the audience has a say
March 31, 2017

Police seek tagger responsible for 'hate graffiti' in Southeast

by THE BEE
Graffiti has seemed on the upswing in Inner Southeast of late -- legally, it's vandalism. Sometimes, as here, it's worse...
DAVID F. ASHTON - CHS 2016 grad Emma Fox, with her dad Stephen, were looking over silent auction items.
March 31, 2017

Annual auction, and spy-themed dinner, raise funds for Cleveland…

by David F. Ashton
The theme of the event changes yearly; this year it was Bond. James Bond.
DAVID F. ASHTON; MCDC BOOKING PHOTO - It was on this sidewalk - across from the Eastmoreland Golf Course Clubhouse - where the mugger grabbed and tried to kidnap a woman last June. Arrested on March 16 of this year was 27-year-old David Abraham Marcus (inset), on two felony charges, in connection with the incident.
March 31, 2017

Eastmoreland mugging suspect arrested

by David F. Ashton
It happened a number of months ago, but Portland Police did not let the case go cold
DAVID F. ASHTON - A Portland Fire & Rescue lieutenant checks in with the victim, who is conscious as hes being loaded into a waiting ambulance.
March 31, 2017

Pedestrian hit by truck in Creston-Kenilworth

by David F. Ashton
No explanation has been offered yet as to whether the driver or the pedestrian was at fault
ELIZABETH USSHER GROFF - Marv Dunn borrowed a hammer drill from the Southeast Portland Tool Library to make holes in his Sellwood homes concrete foundation, as part of his seismic retrofit process.
March 31, 2017

Southeast 'Tool Library' grows, moves, needs volunteers

by Elizabeth Ussher Groff
The idea of a nonprofit acting as a lending library for tools is not new -- but this one's location is

Don't miss the local news

DAVID F. ASHTON - Firefighter-paramedics from nearby Station 20 freed the female driver, trapped in the Ford Expedition, after it drifted off Bybee Boulevard and smashed hard into a surprisingly sturdy utility pole.
Mar 31, 2017

SUV drifts off Bybee and crunches into pole

by David F. Ashton
Paramedics speculated that a medical emergency of some sort might have been responsible
Mar 31, 2017

Honor Roll student is Franklin High's Rose Festival Princess

by David F. Ashton
Rose Festival season approaches -- signalled by the choosing of school Princesses
DAVID F. ASHTON - While veering away from a converging car on Powell Boulevard, this Lexus was stopped by a street tree.
Mar 31, 2017

Powell Blvd mishap sends car into tree (tree wins)

by David F. Ashton
It has become the struggle of our time -- keeping a car on the road and in the lane, with distracted drivers around
RITA A. LEONARD - Rachael Lizio-Katzen Kurynny of Sellwood poses for THE BEE in her Benson Tech jacket.
Mar 31, 2017

Sellwood woman helps plan historic Benson High's centennial

by Rita A. Leonard
As CHS celebrates its first century, a local woman helps another local school plan for theirs
DAVID F. ASHTON - Teague and Melissa Cullen tell THE BEE theyre ready for a new growing season here, at whats planned to be Inner Southeast Portlands first Food Forest.
Mar 31, 2017

A 'Food forest' sprouts in Ardenwald

by David F. Ashton
Urban farming is a trend we've reported on before. This project takes the next step...
DAVID F. ASHTON - Firefighter-paramedics spoke with neighbors, after the transient burst from the house on fire, and vanished down the street.
Mar 31, 2017

Transient bolts from smoldering house on SE 63rd

by David F. Ashton
Officials don't know if she was responsible for the fire or not, but she sure could run
COURTESY OF KATU-2-TV - After fleeing police, the stolen car crashed on Holgate Boulevard in the Foster-Powell neighborhood.
Mar 31, 2017

Stolen-car joyride ends in Holgate smashup

by David F. Ashton
Recipe for arrest: Steal a car, joyride, run into a police car, speed away, crash into a parked car. Simple.
ERIC NORBERG - It wasnt quite a white Christmas in Inner Southeast, but the unexpected eight-inch snowfall of January 10 yielded Christmas-Card images - such as this one, here at THE BEE.
Mar 31, 2017

Wet 2016 followed by snowy and wet 2017

by Eric Norberg
A look at the weather year just past -- and the interesting start of 2017 in Southeast
DAVID F. ASHTON - Nathan Sawaya says that this sculpture, called Yellow, is his best-known work.
Apr 01, 2017

Lego 'brick art' now showing - at OMSI

by David F. Ashton
What began as a child's toy and became an important teaching tool now approaches high art
Bob the Handyman (Bob Strong) will be speaker at the April meeting of the Association of Home Businesses in Sellwood.
Mar 31, 2017

BUSINESS BRIEFS

by THE BEE
The latest news of businesses in the Inner Southeast Neighborhoods