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Small Business, Big Reach: Microenterprise Services of Oregon

Small Business, Big Reach By Mischa Webley, NECN Staff Writer It wasn’t too long ago that Brian Parham was a humble guitar teacher, lugging his instrument on his back as he biked from lesson to lesson...

Jimmy Wilson: Entrepreneur Joins NECN Board

By Lisa Loving, Hey! Neighbor Already a member of the Eliot Neighborhood Association Board, entrepreneur Jimmy Wilson is the newest member of the NECN Board of Directors. Hey Neighbor!...

Farm to Community – Organic Growth

By Ankur Dholakia and Ruchi Shah, Woodlawn Neighborhood A nice stroll on a Saturday morning at the Woodlawn’s Farmers Market is more than just fresh produce from local farmers. Neighborhood residents and visitors enjoy live...


There are a record four open seats on city council this year, including for mayor, and we interviewed almost every candidate running to fill them. This is one in a series. NOTE: all of these...

Portland, Unhoused: Linda Jo Devlaeminck

Linda Jo Devlaeminck, Program Director, Community of Hope “The missing piece is relationships. If you’re going to break the cycle of trauma, the only way to do that is to help both parents and children...

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Renewed Energy Engages Alberta Main Street

By Nancy Varekamp  CNews Editor Alberta Main Street surges with new vitality and a renewed effort...

Bonne Chance Opens in Former Ciao Vitta

By Javier Puga-Phillips  CNA Board Member, AL4  CNA Social Committee Chair  Bonne Chance,...

Winter Fun and Games

BOISE Denorval Unthank City Park, 3920 N Kerby Ave. Baseball field, basketball court, playground, paved paths, accessible restroom.

Advocate Spotlights Male Survivors of Human Trafficking

By Lisa Loving, NECN In the scant attention given to victims of human trafficking, almost none focuses on boys...

Another Level Reboots Peer Counseling Program

Local resource for sex trafficking survivors sets January restart for weekly meetings “What I’ve noticed is, for a lot...

Resilience Sees Binks Through Two Decades

When COVID-19 closed down eateries across the state, the couple changed their bar business model and focused on delivery at www.binksterpdx.com