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Interview with Jamie Turner, Owner, Ja’das Soulful Eatz

Interviewed by Adam Lyons, NECN What’s your background? I worked for Bonneville Power for 38 years - started there as a student - then recently retired last October. During that time I started a cupcake business...

ELECTION INTERVIEW: Sam Adams

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...

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 that have an ‘old Portland’ feel that doesn’t feel like...

Jeana Woolley and Vanport Square

By Margaret O’Hartigan photo by Margaret O'Hartigan Over the past six months, many storefronts up and down MLK have remained boarded up after being repeatedly...

Local Free Meal Nonprofit Expands Grassroots Network

By Lisa Loving, NECN A small grassroots nonprofit that jumped into action last year to support struggling Portlanders during the pandemic, Meals On Us PDX has blossomed into two...

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Q&A: Commissioner Mingus Mapps

On his agenda: Housing, public safety and protecting Bull Run from climate change By Lisa Loving, NECN

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...

Community Mourns Shawn Penney, Led Good in the Hood Festival

He made national headlines by standing up to white supremacist threats By NECN Staff

Local Free Meal Nonprofit Expands Grassroots Network

By Lisa Loving, NECN A small grassroots nonprofit that jumped into action last year to support struggling Portlanders during...

Large-Species Trees Needed Now More Than Ever

By Jim Gersbach, Littleleaf lindens, Ladd's Addition

Monkey Puzzle Trees are Portland’s Ancient Survivors

The mature trees growing in Portland are almost all about 115 years old, having arrived as seeds available to fair-goers attending the 1905 Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition

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