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Boise-Eliot Neighborhoods Offered Some “Releaf” for Their Distressed Trees

by Jessica Rojas, NECN The Albina ReLeaf project is the first program of its kind in Portland, according to the Albina Neighborhood Tree Team (ANTT), and it has already served as a model for other...

Dishing Up Opportunity 

By Mischa Webley, NECN Staff Writer Go for lunch along Mississippi Avenue and it might be served up by a young person going through an innovative internship program through Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center (POIC). While...


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...

Harvey Rice Heritage Housing Development Honors Beloved Sabin Activist

Harvey Rice Heritage is bringing two new affordable housing complexes to inner Northeast Portland, named after renowned artists. This is the Isaka Shamshud-Din Development.

Portland, Unhoused: Matt Olguin

Matt Olguin, Director of Shelter Services, Transition Projects Inc. “You have this perception that all homeless people are drug addicts or criminals. The difference is that the people that we see who are experiencing homelessness...

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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