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...
Keith Jones at cycling event

NECN Board Spotlight: Keith Jones

Hey! Neighbor chatted with Keith Jones about his work on the Green Loop, the groundbreaking partnership the Lloyd Neighborhood has forged with Right 2 Dream Too, and how it all could improve the city’s resilience in a natural disaster.

Rachelle Dixon: Building a stable base for permanent housing

By Lisa Loving, NE Coalition Rachelle Dixon is a visionary who gets things done: Hot meal programs, community gardening, political campaigns and more. The pandemic shut down some of...

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!...

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...
State Sen. Lew Frederick

Police Accountability, the Legislature and the People: Senator Lew Frederick on the Issues

By Lisa Loving From the streets to the legislature, there are many fronts in the fight for police accountability. Oregon State Senator Lew Frederick and the Oregon Legislature’s People...

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...

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 sums up her approach and five decades of social justice...

ELECTION INTERVIEW: Alicea Maurseth

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...

ELECTION INTERVIEW: Cynthia Castro

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...

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