Westmoreland to lose church, gain condos - and a new street

The Bee - News
Declining attendance at an urban church with a lot of land leads to a sale...and development

'Bye Bye Birdie' takes flight in Franklin High Theater

The Bee - News
Franklin High has been doing well with musical comedy; student actors are at it again

Drunk driver finally stopped by police on Ross Island Bridge

The Bee - News
An impaired driver starting running into things north of Powell; stopped on Ross Island Bridge

Creston Park playground update plans unveiled

The Bee - News
Upgrades are planned to a century-old park (but a popular one) on Powell Boulevard

'Winter Light Fest' again dazzles on Willamette's east bank

The Bee - News
A new tradition on the east bank of the Willamette River grows -- with new sights to see

'Rhine-Lafayette Overpass' reopens - elevators fixed!

The Bee - News
A reliability problem is found involving MAX elevators; the Rhine St elevators are first to be fixed

Remodeling blamed for starting Brentwood-Darlington house…

The Bee - News
A house cries for help, and the Portland firefighters respond -- in time to stop the fire early

Neighbor subdues burglar with baseball bat in Foster-Powell

The Bee - News
One of the hazards of the burglary profession is homeowners with baseball bats

'Youth Progress' mural dedicated in Brooklyn

The Bee - News
The street art of hand-painted murals is becoming more popular in Southeast; here's a new one

'High Risk' traffic stop closes Foster Road

The Bee - News
Full details of what led to the traffic stop have not been revealed; but apparently it was serious

BUSINESS BRIEFS

The Bee - News
Business Briefs are short news items about what's going on this month at Southeast businesses

FROM THE EDITOR

The Bee - News
This month the editor turns his attention to what is -- or isn't -- going on in the street

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

The Bee - News
Here you'll find the latest reader input -- letters to the editor of THE BEE, for March

Bullseye and plaintiffs settle class-action lawsuit

The Bee - News
Early statements by government before the facts were in led to a lawsuit...and now it is settled

Impaired driver flips car on McLoughlin Blvd

The Bee - News
Motorists driving south on Highway 99-W saw this sports car zooming past -- then crash and flip

'Ross Island Sand & Gravel' closes its concrete division

The Bee - News
A division of a prominent local business closes down, to further its efforts in another division

New Southeast plan to 'turn this train around'

The Bee - News
An artifact from the Brooklyn Railyard still lives -- and it is to be reinstalled near OMSI soon

Wanted man crashes, bolts; arrested on Glenwood Street

The Bee - News
The chase involved two counties and several jurisdictions -- but the bad guy was caught

'Tighty-whitie Bandit' strikes Foster Dollar Tree store

The Bee - News
Many and varied are the disguises employed by those commiting crimes; but this one takes the cake

Car slams into Sellwood's Les Schwab at midnight; driver…

The Bee - News
When a car is speeding and attempts a tight right-hand turn, this is what happens...

Local Post Offices prepared for postal increase

The Bee - News
The costs of a First Class letter and various other postal services are going up again

Paving inches along in Powell Blvd 'safety project'

The Bee - News
A Powell Boulevard safety improvement project is finally picking up some steam at the finish

PBOT 'Gravel Streets Service' reaches Brentwood-Darlington

The Bee - News
Suddenly, city trucks are out grading dirt streets. Here's what the new program provides...

Hazeltine Park dedicated by man it was named after

The Bee - News
This new park was established, then closed for upgrading; and now it's officially open again

'Slipped foot' sends car into 82nd Avenue thrift store

The Bee - News
It was not a good month for keeping cars out of commerical buildings in Inner Southeast

CHS Senior hosts 'open mic' program at Artichoke Music

The Bee - News
A Cleveland High senior has established an 'Open Mic' feature at Brooklyn's Artichoke Music

Errol Heights Park's final improvement concepts presented

The Bee - News
The plans for a Brentwood-Darlington park are beginning to solidify after public input

Smoldering mattress fire smokes up Woodstock home

The Bee - News
Somehow a mattress caught fire but, other than that, fire officials give the residents high marks

Foster Road's 'Benson Bubbler' boosted

The Bee - News
It's historic, it's brass, it's refreshing, and it's mostly downtown. Now the one on Foster is gone

'Longest Night' vigil held at Foster Road shelter site

The Bee - News
The shortest day and longest night of the year was the pretext for a vigil on S.E. Foster Road

Violent Woodstock Boulevard three-car smashup in the rain

The Bee - News
Sometimes you don't even need an intersection to have a three-car crash, if it's raining

Another old water main bursts - this time, in Brooklyn

The Bee - News
Old water mains are routinely breaking in cities up and down the West Coast; Portland, too...

The weather year just past, in Southeast Portland

The Bee - News
Closing the book on the weather of 2018: Was it really as dry a year as it seemed to be...?

Artists show art and skills in Southeast 'Open Studios'

The Bee - News
At this year's Southeast 'Open Studios' tour, THE BEE stopped in to visit three new artists at work

Castparts 'Health Assessment' comments extended into March

The Bee - News
The deadline for public comments on the DEQ's recent report clearning Casparts is extended

BUSINESS BRIEFS

The Bee - News
'Business Briefs' are short news items about businesses around Inner Southeast Portland

'Pushing the wrong pedal' leads to Flavel Street crash

The Bee - News
So many traffic accidents happen simply because a driver manages, somehow, to 'hit the wrong pedal'

Police search in vain for wanted man in Westmoreland

The Bee - News
Salem was searching for a wanted man in Southeast Portland, and Portland Police were there to help

FROM THE EDITOR

The Bee - News
This is the space where the Editor discusses matters of interest with readers in Inner Southeast

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

The Bee - News
The 'Letters to the Editor' is where BEE readers offer comments and concerns to the newspaper

Ross Island Sand & Gravel closes concrete division

Business Tribune - News
A long-term business decision for Ross Island Sand & Gravel was announced Jan. 15 at a meeting of the Teamsters Local 162.

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

SE teacher surprised: National award - and cash

The Bee - News
A young Southeast teacher achieves, to her amazement, a national award for excellence

Steam whistles on the wind herald the travels of…

The Bee - News
The atmospheric December steam-train rides through Oaks Bottom keep gaining in popularity

Year-end update: Eastmoreland 'Historic District'…

The Bee - News
The controversial Historic District plan for Eastmoreland remains in legal limbo....

OHA explains Precision Castparts 'safe' analysis

The Bee - News
Some residents near the plant are not yet convinced by the recentlly-released scientific analysis

Paved-over valve slows repair of gas main break on…

The Bee - News
A municipal mishap when the street was repaved complicated fixing the contractor's mishap

Cleveland's Junior Varsity football has memorable…

The Bee - News
The Junior Varsity team is special at Cleveland High; they did very well this year in competition

Sellwood Park 'kitchen' house at last gets new roof

The Bee - News
That hugely mossy and fern-y roof in Sellwood Park is finally being fixed, as it the house under it

Sellwood-Westmoreland Christmas Tree decorated in…

The Bee - News
The handsome and prominent fir tree this year was lit with bright, colorful new LED lights

Brooklyn Park 'Friends': Fundraising gala to…

The Bee - News
If Portland Parks won't do it anymore, in Brooklyn, neighbors step up to do it themselves

'Time Travel' mural on Powell celebrates birth of…

The Bee - News
The muralist discloses the personal motivation he had to create this mural along Powell Boulevard

'Peace Poles' appear in Southeast

The Bee - News
Southeast Portland Rotary has mounted several of these totems of peace -- a Rotary project

Somebody's gotta to do it: Woodstock resident…

The Bee - News
Here are your answers to: Who is that man in Woodstock, and what is he always doing?

Drivers 'educated' by cops at Holgate crosswalk

The Bee - News
No matter how often the police do these clearly-marked missions, drivers ignore the signs

Fire crews rescue biker who slipped off the…

The Bee - News
You get too close to the edge of the high berm near McLoughlin Blvd. in wet weather -- you go over

Sellwood dancers perform 'A Christmas Carol'…

The Bee - News
Sellwood's Classic Ballet Academy again takes the stage in Downtown Portland in December

Franklin High students interrogate Sen. Wyden

The Bee - News
The Oregon Senator invited the students of Franklin High to ask him anything they wanted

week of road work smoothes ride on S.E. 17th Avenue

The Bee - News
Days of long detours and traffic backups seemed worth it, when the work on 17th was done

Drunk driver hits parked cars on Flavel, then…

The Bee - News
This is the kind of story that shows the value of having a 'designated driver' take you home

BUSINESS BRIEFS

The Bee - News
The Business Briefs bring you interesting items from the Inner Southeast business world

New mural in a Southeast park

The Bee - News
Something new, to brighten up a long-established park in Inner Southeast Portland...take a look

FROM THE EDITOR

The Bee - News
This is the spot where the Editor comments on events and items of interest in Inner Southeast

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

The Bee - News
Here's where BEE readers share their thoughts and observations -- and occasionally, photos

Critical injury reported from shooting near Ross…

The Bee - News
The shooting occurred at 2:29 am in the early morning darkness of Sunday, December 16

Possible gang shooting in Southeast injures one

The Bee - News
Another apparent gang-related shooting is reported in Southeast Portland -- victim is hospitalized

Oaks Bottom done; Springwater trail reopens

The Bee - News
After four months of hard work, the Oaks Bottom rehab is done, and the trail is again open

Oaks Roller Rink teens compete internationally

The Bee - News
The world watches ice skating, but it also recognizes roller skaters who perform the same routines

Air near Precision Castparts found 'not likely to…

The Bee - News
Fears of harmful air pollution around the plant seem groundless after careful testing by the state

Oregon Music Hall of Fame, at Aladdin, honors…

The Bee - News
Entering the Oregon Music Hall of Fame -- the folks with the top U.S. single of the year!

'Winter weather' forecasts again vary at OMSI's…

The Bee - News
One forecaster got it right last winter, and the others did not. But who will be right this winter...?

Southeast pot-store theft ends with car into tree

The Bee - News
An attempted theft turned into a pursuit, and then wound up against a tree in Brentwood-Darlington

Woodstock resident builds long-term girls'…

The Bee - News
An Inner Southeast man has made girls' basketball his mission...and registration is open now

King Tut's tomb open for exploration at OMSI

The Bee - News
The experience of the discovery of the boy king's tomb is now open to you at OMSI

Bike rider dies after collision on 82nd Avenue

The Bee - News
There's no explanation yet exactly how this car vs. bike mishap occurred; but the result was deadly

Sellwood's 'Trail Band' to hang up its spurs after…

The Bee - News
If you don't know the Trail Band, perhaps you remember Seafood Mama...or Quarterflash?

Police Chief Outlaw speaks at Warner Pacific

The Bee - News
Portland's new Police Chief engages students and the community at Warner Pacific University

Mt. Scott-Arleta commercial fire quickly…

The Bee - News
Firefighters responded fast and llimited the damage in this commercial fire on S.E. Harold & Foster

Reed church marks 'quasquicentennial' with a…

The Bee - News
This Inner Southeast congregation has met in various places, but they've done it for 125 years

Duniway School helps Eastmoreland host fall…

The Bee - News
Eastmoreland's annual neighborhood cleanup is a fund-raiser for both ENA and Duniway School

Gun-brandishing bandits terrorize Powell Blvd…

The Bee - News
The brutal trio burst into the Powell Boulevard bar wearing masks; they were up to on good

BUSINESS BRIEFS

The Bee - News
The Business Briefs are short news items about business events going on in Inner Southeast

FROM THE EDITOR

The Bee - News
The editor's comments appear here each month. In this case, it being Thanksgiving, he is thankful

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

The Bee - News
Here's where our readers give us their thoughts on Inner Southeast topics -- Letters to the Editor

Two neighborhoods join to host annual 'Clean-Up'

The Bee - News
When two neighborhoods join forces, more trash is collected, and both neighborhoods benefit

Gunshot victim, on outer S.E. Powell Boulevard, dies

The Bee - News
It took less than a day for police to arrest the suspect in this fatal Powell Blvd shooting

Drilling rig punctures gas line, shuts Foster Road

The Bee - News
Apparently, too many times, underground utlitiies are not where they are supposed to be...

Clean-up blitz prepared neighborhood schools for…

The Bee - News
School's again well underway; read how parents and kids got the schools ready for fall

Shots alarm neighbors near Kenilworth Park

The Bee - News
Somebody was shooting, but at what or whom is unclear. They didn't hit anyone, it appears

K-9 capture saves the day after a police pursuit in…

The Bee - News
He tried hard to get away -- engaging in a police chase -- but it was K-9 Maverick who caught him

Trash census: 'Stuff' collected and counted in…

The Bee - News
We've seen censuses taken of many things, but this is the first we've heard of a trash census

Man assaults cop with pipe; arrested after…

The Bee - News
It's unclear whether the man had mental issues or not, but his vandalism spree ended with assault

ooby trap on path injures woman; three arrested

The Bee - News
The purpose of the malicious act has not yet been disclosed, but three have been arrested

One injured in 2-alarm fire on SE Raymond

The Bee - News
Firefighters had to act fast to keep this apartment fire from spreading to additional buildings

Oaks Bottom rehab completes; Springwater Trail to…

The Bee - News
As the Springwater Trail reopens in Oaks Bottom, we'll watch to see how bike commuters react

'Far West Recycling' closes down in Southeast

The Bee - News
The go-to place for recycling everything that nobody else would take has closed its doors, here

Fall fun flows at Oaks Park's famous Oktoberfest

The Bee - News
The nonprofit, historic amusement park in Sellwood lifts the Oktober bier-stein once again

Powell Blvd 'safety project' moves along, but slowly

The Bee - News
'Slow as molasses' is how one BEE reader characterized this upgrade of SE Powell Blvd

New feature rises up, in famed 'Davis Graveyard'

The Bee - News
It's the annual Hallowe'en display that's helping to make Johnson Creek Boulevard famous

Sellwood Bridge, not quite finished, gets needed…

The Bee - News
Are they repairing the new bridge already...? No, it's the finishing work from the original project!

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