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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...

Constructing Hope Builds Careers for NE Portland Residents

By Alex Freedman, Humboldt neighborhood This article originally appeared in the Eliot Neighborhood newsletter. In the midst of Portland’s record-setting, $2.5 billion building frenzy, upwards of 10,000 skilled construction jobs are going unfilled.  Chronic labor shortages...

Meals on Wheels Turns 50

By Mischa Webley, NECN Staff Writer They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch, but at the Meals on Wheels Center on NE Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, lunches are dished out, free...

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...

VIDEO: 5 Things To Know About Homelessness in Portland

Portland and the West Coast as a whole have seen a dramatic rise in people living without shelter in the past decade. Along with that trend has come a series of myths...

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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...

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...

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,...

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