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Northeast History: The Singing Leach Sisters

By Margaret O’Hartigan, adapted from her walking guide, “Walnut Park Revealed”.  Florence and Harriet Leach were daughters of industrialist Francis P. Leach, who had started an Oregon iron foundry in 1882. In 1907 the Leach...

Northeast History: Shaped by Water, Drawn by Hand

By Mischa Webley, NECN Staff Writer You wouldn’t know it today, but if you walk down the 15th Avenue hill near Prescott Street, you are skirting the edge of a massive geological event. This humble...

VIDEO: Know Your Rivers

The Portland area is blessed with beauty from its mountains to its forests to the two rivers that snake through the city. But the history of those rivers and how we have...

Love is the Greatest

By Ike Harris, Concordia Neighborhood Remember Muhammad Ali, the greatest heavy weight boxer of all time? I do. Those quick hands and feet. Once upon a time he made this statement. He said to his audience...

Food Bank Coordinator is Passionate About Food

By Tamara Anne Fowler, Concordia News When her brother took his wedding vows in the Willamette Valley in July, Allison Bansen took the opportunity to move back from Washington, D.C., to her beloved Oregon. Two...

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A Streetcar Named Northeast

by Margaret O'Hartigan, King Neighborhood For most of its history, Portland’s streetcar service was a mix of lines owned by a number of firms, and...

Resident Profile: Karen Wells

by Michael French, Concordia News Activist and Alameda resident Karen Wells carries a business card with the job title “change agent.” It's a phrase that...

Local Special: The Rose and Thistle

By Adam Lyons, NECN Authenticity is a scarce commodity in Portland these days; from politics, to people, to food. There are a few pubs left...

Portland Food Project Brings Food to the Hungry

By Karen Beck We hear it on the news. We talk about it at work. Portlanders are concerned about the housing crisis and the rising...

Gardening For Food Justice 

By Jolie Donohue With mounting tuitions and the escalating cost of living expenses, today’s community college student is struggling to survive and is often saddled...

Mr Persnickety’s Restaurant Review 

By Richard Hunter Sr. One of my favorite Restaurants is E'Njoni Café (A Blend of Mediterranean, Ethiopian and Eritrean Food). They serve Local and...

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