Planners fine-tune details for SW Corridor MAX line

Portland Tribune - News
Light-rail route over complex Crossroads intersection in Southwest Portland could raze 25 businesses, 200 jobs.

Secret pending sale clouds historic Alpenrose Dairy future

SW Connection - News
Home to ball fields, bike- and car-racing, Portland complex's future rides on game of legal chess

Report: Portland home prices increased 5 times faster than…

SW Connection - News
New report by LendingTree says Portland had the 9th highest home price incease of the 50 largest cities between 2009 and 2017.

Discussion on Southwest Corridor route through Tigard to…

SW Connection - News
Two alternatives, using elevated rail lines, are being mulled as well as where the rail will end.

The Library Lists: What are the most popular books at…

SW Connection - News
Connection Selection: 'These Truths: A History of the United States' by Jill Lepore

Infill plan additional testimony denied

SW Connection - News
Residential rezoning recommendation are expected to be approved and forwarded to the City Council on March 12.

Tributes pour in for Norma Paulus

SW Connection - News
She was the first woman to win state constitutional office as secretary of state, also state schools superintendent.

Living Room Realty relocates Capitol Highway corner office…

SW Connection - News
Firm recognized for its community involvment finds more space for its presence in Southwest Portland

Barbur Boulevard merchants question light rail plans

SW Connection - News
Planning for Southwest MAX line proceeds prior to public vote and merchants along the line aren't worried yet

Getting the high school honor band back together after…

SW Connection - News
Top Portland public high school musicians perform one night only. New band will be back next year, it is hoped.

Road crews should arrive by mid-May to repave SW Capitol…

SW Connection - News
Contractor will consult with merchants about minimizing any negative impact

Keeping SW Hope alive

SW Connection - News
Annual food drive kicks off on March 6. Housing crunch has increased demand for food.

Lots of live music in the Gastro Mania Vault in March

SW Connection - News
Steve Arel, former owner of O'Connors, is making sure there's good live music in Multnomah Village

Council gets earful from unreinforced masonry building…

SW Connection - News
Those affected by earthquake warning requirements complain about original City Council vote and work by the Portland staff in charge of enforcing it.

BIZINFLUENCER: YOU HAD US AT HELLO

SW Connection - News
Public opinion research company DHM Research (which doesn't do candidate work) has a new CEO: Michelle Neiss

Book Report: 'Lost Portland' recalls bygone buildings

SW Connection - News
Grand structures that were erased by time revived in new book by Val C. Ballestrem of the Architectural Heritage Center

PPS adds new water filters to battle lead problems at…

SW Connection - News
A $200,000 project at six schools could reduce lead in water for drinking, food preparation.

Live from Multnomah Village it's Wednesday Night Bluegrass

SW Connection - News
Kevin Johnson brings the music he loves to Gastromania Vault (formerly O'Connors) every week

New management for the Old Barn

SW Connection - News
No major changes expected. Continued emphasis on good food. Especially the clam chowder.

Plant Expansion: Gurton's opens annex in Multnomah Village

SW Connection - News
Well-lighted corner location on Capitol Highway will be available for plant and floral classes as well as corporate events

SHAKING UP THE RULES

SW Connection - News
Rejuvenation Hardware already underwent a $1 million upgrade against quakes. But that does not count under the warning sign policy.

City may delay quake warning rule for buildings

SW Connection - News
The balance of support for the requirements changed in January when Portland City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty replaced Commissioner Dan Saltzman.…

Tanner Creek pump station spills 2,700 gallons of sewage

Portland Tribune - News
Portland's Bureau of Environmental Services responded to the sewer leak in Southwest Portland.

An unvarnished look at state history

Portland Tribune - Features
The Oregon Historical Society unveils interactive 'Experience Oregon,' a permanent exhibit that took three years and $4 million to develop and…

PBOT postpones construction of West Hillsdale bridge that…

SW Connection - News
Another delay of at least a year not sitting well with advocates of the Red Electric Trail Bridge

100-year-old tree topples onto cars in downtown Portland

Portland Tribune - News
The fallen tree was cut into pieces in order to be removed from the street and sidewalk, reps say

Two dining traditions to come together as Golden Touch…

SW Connection - News
The Vertical Diner on SW Barbur will feature affordable vegetarian food in a diner setting and Breakfast All Day

History at a glance: Displays on building's exteriors will…

SW Connection - News
Multnomah Historical Association hoping to expand plaque program to more old structures

Seismic work continues at Multnomah Arts Center as…

SW Connection - News
Construction crews discover unexpected complications during safety renovation. Slight delay in reopening.

How the Hillsdale Library led the way in better building…

SW Connection - News
Library turns 15 in March. Contruction was contentious. Some neighbors preferred mixed-use building.

GET HOOKED

SW Connection - News
Love outdoors life? Head to bigger, better Pacific Northwest Sportsmen's Show, Feb. 6-10 at Expo Center; it's the 44th year of the show

What It Takes: Two long-married SW couples on staying…

SW Connection - News
Both couples warn about letting money ruin a marriage and stress the importance of really listening

Books, sure, but a whole lot more

Portland Tribune - News
Multnomah County library system vies with popular streaming services at an increasing cost.

Dan Saltzman says there's a perception that SW Portland is…

SW Connection - News
He's lived in Hillsdale since before he entered politics and won't move now that he's retired

Teaming up in Hillsdale to save lives and property when…

SW Connection - News
The possibility of a major earthquake weighs on the minds of volunteers who will reckon with the fallout

For a dog and its master a workout together can do wonders

SW Connection - News
New Multnomah Boulevard business to offer care and training as well as workouts

Most projects meant to make life safer for SW walkers and…

SW Connection - News
Limited resources and lots of worthy safety improvements mean making some tough choices

Lawmkers representing SW Portland in Salem wield clout…

SW Connection - News
Sen. Ginny Burdick and Rep. Jennifer Williamson in position to manage what gets debated and voted on

Village Hut plans to reopen in new format

SW Connection - News
Neighbors told apartment developer to make sure the landmark restaurant wasn't hurt by construction

No progress on Sears Armory transformation

SW Connection - News
Portland had wanted site to serve in event of crisis but plans are still pretty much in flux as neighbors wait

Newest Oregon Supreme Court Justice reflects on…

SW Connection - News
Chris Garrett, Wilson HS Class of 1992, is a product of Portland public schools.

Police arrest suspect in 2009 murder of Nancy…

Portland Tribune - News
The prominent Portland defense attorney was found dead of homicide in her Hayhurst home in 2009.

One free donut per customer draws hundreds as Blue…

SW Connection - News
The eighth location for the Portland-based provider of gourmet donuts is officially open for business in Multnomah Village

U.S Census needs you -- for American Housing Survey

Clackamas Review - News
90 locals in tricounty Metro area to be hired to help develop key funding statistics

Burdick reverses position on financial aid for ball…

SW Connection - News
Will introduce legislation to repeal $150 million bonding measure she supported years ago

Clogged sewer line spills into Southwest Portland…

Portland Tribune - News
The unnamed creek in Dickinson Park & Woods will be unsafe for 72 hours, says Environmental Services

Getting onto I5 southbound from Capitol Highway…

SW Connection - News
ODOT 's Jug Handle Plan addresses anxiety in that intersection but not until 2021

THE SOUNDS OF JOY

Lake Oswego Review - News
Rock Voices is as much about healing and the power of community as it is about music

PBOT explains wide sidewalk on SW Vermont

SW Connection - News
The width of the sidewalk on the south side of Vermont at SW 50th is response to neighborhood request

Renner's Grill is worth saving

SW Connection - News
With all the changes in Multnomah Village, preserving one old tavern makes sense

Vintage gas station makes way for Multnomah Village…

SW Connection - News
SW Connection is there as the eye-catching Capitol Highway landmark bites the dust

Library books in high demand

SW Connection - News
LA-based crime writer Michael Connelly makes the most-borrowed list at Hillsdale and Capitol Hill

Stay calm and pet the llama

SW Connection - News
Rojo cooly faces the crowds outside Peachtree Gifts as the holiday shoppin season got underway

Invasive pests may be lurking in your Christmas tree

Clackamas Review - News
Oregon Department of Forestry: Don't throw old trees in yards or forests where elongate hemlock scale could hatch

Commissioner Fritz corrects SW Connection

SW Connection - News
Clarifies fate of Gabriel Park leaf depot back in 2010 when Sam Adams was in charge of PBOT

Problems at the park? Here's who to call

SW Connection - News
New set of phone numbers and websites available for reporting a variety of issues

Holiday Gala Tree Lighting attracts hundreds to…

SW Connection - News
Multnomah Village sees surge of frigid but festive revelers turn out on the night of December 7.

Plans in place to re-open Jimmy's Sports Bar…

SW Connection - News
Customers were friends and friends were customers at Jimmy's on Multnomah Boulevard

Metzger man pleads guilty to raping teenager

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Prosecutors said Robert Alan Stewart met his 13-year-old victim online in 2013 and lied about his age.

New pastor for SW church on cusp of centennial

SW Connection - News
Danny Peters settles in at Multnomah Presbyterian on Southwest 45th Avenue across from Gabriel Park

Volunteer driver benefits from Meals On Wheels too

SW Connection - News
Jeff Shileds is one of 450 drivers who head out daily to deliver meals in the Portland area

French Quarter welcomes How Sweet It Is candy and…

SW Connection - News
Multnomah Village is no longer a candy desert as Garden Home family opens a store to complement its farmers market presence and web site

Critics of SW MAX line question plans to pay for it

SW Connection - News
Local voter approval and funding from Washingtion, D.C., pose two big questions for project

Holiday movies that come complete with 'context'

SW Connection - News
Impulse Video survives by offering what Netflx can't, owner Karen Schnoll says

West Hills Montessori marks half a century

SW Connection - News
School can trace its roots to the West Hills Learning Center in Multnomah Village in 1950

A Toy Store Story

SW Connection - News
What Multnomah Village needed in 1994 was a toy store that was also a 'destination'. Boy, did it get one.

Renner's Grill owner gets ready to rebuild historic…

SW Connection - News
There's much work to be done before Renner's is back in business. But first the City of Portland must issue permits.

Local keyboard man welcomed to Cascade Blues Hall…

SW Connection - News
SW resident Steve Kerin imports Mardi Gras musical traditions to his new home

SW wood burners asked to refrain on 'bad air days'

SW Connection - News
Occasional restrictions are meant to improve air quality for those with respiratory issues

Community Calendar

SW Connection - News
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in SW Portland with the Multnomah Village Tree Lighting coming up

PBOT to Capitol Highway drivers:  Slow Down

SW Connection - News
ODOT green lights lower speed limit as planning continues to transform the stretch of Capitol Highway between Multnomah Village and Barbur World Foods

Abby's Collision Center taken over by local chain

SW Connection - News
Central Auto Body now has three locations in SW Portland and five other locations around the rest of Portland

Ready to ride light rail?

SW Connection - News
If you live and/or work in SW Portland you may some day have the option of riding light rail. But not for a while.

What We're Reading

SW Connection - News
Most-borrowed Adult and Young Adult books from Hillsdale and Capitol Hill library branches

Patience, persistence and understanding the process…

SW Connection - News
Marianne Fitzgerald has fought for 25 years to fix Capitol Highway from Garden Home to Taylors Ferry

Higher bottle and can deposits go right to some SW…

SW Connection - News
'I gave at the grocery store.' Thriftway shoppers save their empties for this successful fund raiser

Borrow This Book

SW Connection - News
Local author connects with Little Free Libraries by filling them with her guide to poisons in household products

Annie Bloom's Books: Indepedent (and a little…

SW Connection - News
Multnomah Village mainstay has had just four different resident black cats since 1978

Five takeaways on the latest plan for SW light rail

SW Connection - News
More than 75 people turned out to hear about plans for the intersection of Barbur Blvd. and Capitol Highway

Why you're not seeing any of those E Scooters in SW

SW Connection - News
With the future of the transit devices in question after Nov. 20, SW may never see them

SW CONNECTION EXCLUSIVE - Blue Star confirms it's…

SW Connection - News
Work begins at site next door to Little Big Burger with hopes for a pre-Christmas opening.

Infrastructure Update

SW Connection - News
A quick look at just three of the public works projects planned for and underway in SW Portland

New editor has some news he'd like to share

SW Connection - News
Is purple your favorite color? It's the obvious choice for the light rail line that may someday cut through SW Portland

Just the ticket

SW Connection - News
The Golden Ticket returns on the first Monday after Thanksgiving weekend. Merchants are lined up to participate.

Neighborhood's top priority for road fix finally…

SW Connection - News
Back in the Nineties Multnomah neighborhood activists decided Job One was fixing Capitol Highway

Sheriff Reese reflects on life in SW Portland

SW Connection - News
The former Police Chief beginning his first full term as Sheriff of Multnomah County

Hillsdale Brew Pub: Where Portland's craft beer…

SW Connection - News
McMenamin brothers Mike and Brian helped get state law passed to allow on-premise brewing.

Hillsdale man leads drive to build a tool library…

SW Connection - News
Three exisitng tool libraries in Portland meet the need to borrow tools. Now SW needs one.

Land owners along proposed SW light rail route…

SW Connection - News
If it's ultimately approved and built, trains won't run until 2027 so there are many meetings and opporunities to comment to come.

The hottest books at your SW library branch

SW Connection - News
Patrons of the Hillsdale and Capitol Hill branches show different prefernces for reading material

Winter is coming. Leaves are falling. SW…

SW Connection - News
The City of Portland will stop charging for leaf removal but that service never extended to most of SW.

MAMMA MIA! at Wilson Hich School

SW Connection - News
Community Events for November -Here comes the rain again and preparing that vegan holiday feast

Process launched for community to weigh in on next…

SW Connection - News
At this point there's no deadline for hiring and applications for the position are slow in coming

Before you' fall back' a chance to clear the…

SW Connection - News
Hundreds of residents expected to converge on SW Christian Center for Fall Clean Up.

In horror's wake, a chance to come together

Lake Oswego Review - News
People of all faiths will come together Nov. 15 for an interfaith service in Lake Oswego

Multnomah Village ups its food game with Gastro…

SW Connection - News
The Mediterranean food concept grows from a single food truck to a prime spot on Capitol Highway

Pok Pok Wing to land soon in SW Portland

SW Connection - News
Renowned Portland chef Andy Ricker is taking over the old Humdinger site and hopes to have it open by New Years Day.

PBOT to Capitol Highway drivers:  Slow Down

SW Connection - News
ODOT green lights lower speed limit from south of Multnomah Village to Barbur World Foods

Jennie Willoughby to keynote local Domestic…

Clackamas Review - News
Story of abuse at the hands of former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter gained national media attention in February

Turning back the clock

SW Connection - News
Local resident Chris Dugan builds and sells homemade, vintage guitar amplifiers

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