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Emergency Planning: First Things First

by Tom Philliips, Woodlawn/Vernon/Concordia Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET) Preparing for a potential emergency situation can seem overwhelming but it does not have to be.  If we knew a large scale emergency situation was going to...

Vernon Dad Band  Keeps on Rocking

By Marsha Sandman, Concordia News Concordia resident Luke Griffin is a teacher and self-described mountain climbing troubadour. He and seven other talented and dedicated fathers – and sometimes moms – make up the Vernon Dad...

Resident Spotlight: Karis Stoudamire-Phillips

By Mischa S. Webley, NECN Staff Writer Karis Stoudamire-Phillips might not sleep. As a mother of two boys, the Director of Corporate Responsibility at Moda Health, and the wife of a traveling musician, she would...
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AdoptOneBlock: Bringing Portlanders together to clean up their favorite places

It really is fast and easy: enter your address at www.adoptoneblock.org, choose a block, and order the clean up supplies -- all delivered within a week or two via Amazon.

Cleaner Air Oregon Puts N/NE Portland Emissions Under Watch

Join NECN and our colleagues at North Portland Neighborhood Services, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 6-8 pm. Learn the facts on the most recent tests and find out how you can plug in to...

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Willamette River: Memories of 1996 

By Jess Rojas  Growing up in inner NE Portland, 1996 was a year I will never forget. My community...

Portland Harbor Superfund Engagement Directory

The Blueprint Foundation works to bring Black youth into environmental science with activities across the board – hiking, camping, science, engineering. Over...

Portland Harbor Superfund Site Kicks into Action

By NECN Staff FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS The City of Portland and an array of environmental agencies...

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When you learn about the Superfund site on the Willamette, it’s easy to think: The entire river is completely toxic. It’s too...

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

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

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