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Citizens ask priority for parks, parking, and better streetscape

Heights Urban Renewal

Citizens let city officials know their priorities for future investment in the Heights Urban Renewal District.

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Elks honor veterans at annual breakfast

Veterans Day morning was a packed house at Elks Lodge. Derek Larson went from passing out prizes in a special Veterans’-only drawing, then dealing with a small emergency as reported by Exalted Ruler Gordon Leigh.

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Veterans Day bells and words toll for honor and respect

‘Pray for those who have yet to die’ for their country, speakers urge community

Saturday’s Veterans Day observance at Anderson’s Tribute Center made a particular point about remembering the past but also looking to the future.

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Children’s Park ideas finding their way to proposed design

A castle, fire pole, and lots of slides make the cut

Yes, look for slides.

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‘Christmas Town’ trip replaces Polar Express

Mt. Hood Railroad renews its holiday train under a new name in 2017.

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The Ale list: ‘Pitchering Oregon’ event features pFriem lager

Picturing beer provided a blend of tastes and insights into fermenting at the Nov. 4 “Art & Beer: Pitchering Oregon” event at Portland Art Museum.

‘Sense of Place’ provides forum on immigrant stories

Hard work and dreams define the Latino experience

Who among us can “read the tree”?

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Shelter warms up for Nov. 19 opening

A place of warmth and rest has a new home this winter.

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Waiting for Godot: Classic Beckett tragicomedy opens this weekend

Two men wait by the side of a deserted road, near a barren tree.

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Gotta have slides: Children’s Park plan unveiled Thursday

Slides, bigger monkey bars, a maze, and “a zip line straight to Mike’s Ice Cream” were among the imaginative ideas students have called for in a redesigned Children’s Park play structure at Ninth and Eugene streets.

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