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...

Q&A: Commissioner Mingus Mapps

On his agenda: Housing, public safety and protecting Bull Run from climate change By Lisa Loving, NECN As Portland grapples with historic crises -- from...

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!...

Geneva’s Shear Perfection: A Community Institution Closes (For Now)

But Paul Knauls Jr. is leading the effort to recast the barber and beauty salon as a charitable foundation By Lisa Loving, Hey Neighbor contributor This past Spring, the Knauls Family made the difficult decision to...

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...

Public Mural is More Than Paint

By Brian Burk, Concordia News The restrooms at Fernhill Park have been called many things, but beautiful has never been one of them. Thanks to a team of artists from Beaumont Middle School, that is...
A river dock made of wood with a sign that reads "Kevin J. Duckworth Memorial Dock"

Best Willamette Beaches in PDX

When you learn about the Superfund site on the Willamette, it’s easy to think: The entire river is completely toxic. It’s too dangerous to touch. Right? WRONG! The toxins...

Once-houseless Native families now have a home in a gentrifying neighborhood

NAYA was successful in renting 51 of 59 new units in Portland to Native households, and a clever financing model made that possible by Brian Oaster | 26 Aug 2020

Multnomah County Drainage District Prepares Us To Get Levee-Ready

by Jessica Rojas, NECN The Multnomah County Drainage District (MCDD), located between NE Columbia Blvd and Marine Drive, is a system of four districts, charged with the objective of protecting lives and property from flooding....

What You Need to Know About ADU’s and Short-Term Rentals

By Marsha Sandman, Concordia News  When money comes knocking at your door, do you answer?  You might if you own one of the 116 accessory short-term rentals in the Concordia neighborhood.  What is an accessory short-term rental...

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