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Scrappy former FHS robotics team wins district competition

FIRST Robotics Team 1432 ‐‐ which started at Franklin High ‐‐ has distinguished itself again in regional competition

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Historic: A 'Snow Day' in April!

It was white. It was cold. It was snow ‐‐ enough to close the schools ‐‐ in the middle of April! Just amazing!

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A final goodbye to the feral cats of the Springwater Trail

A colony of feral cats near the Ross Island Bridge has lost its last member, saddening faithful volunteers who fed them

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Wild driver finally stopped in the Reed neighborhood; guns found

This criminal investigation stretched from way out in East Portland all the way to the Reed neighborhood

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Prepare for big 'in-person' Multnomah County Fair at Oaks Park

For the first time in two years the Multnomah County Fair will freely welcome visitors, Memorial Day Weekend, at Oaks Park

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America's oldest-operating amusement park begins its 117th season

Sellwood's own nonprofit amusement park started in 1905, and has been staffed continuously ever since

Features

Eastmoreland plant sale returns ‐ with a gala, live music, events

A popular plant sale marks the end of pandemic restrictions by returning to Eastmoreland upcoming in May

Franz Bakery Outlet Store on SE 45th closes permanently

For decades, Inner Southeast families have made weekly trips to patronize the Franz Store near Johnson Creek Blvd

'Lightening Society Salon' opens in Brooklyn

Yes, "Lightening" is a pun, as are many har salon names! Read on, for details of this new Inner Southeast business...

Sellwood Community House creates 'Cranes for Ukraine' origami art

The Sellwood Community House decides to support Ukraine by making and gifting paper cranes. Here's the story...

Decorated Easter fence brightens busy Southeast intersection

Bright flowers and an Easter‐decorated fence have caught the eye of a BEE photographer

Regional

WashCo chair disses claims of workplace bullying, poor leadership

Chair Kathryn Harrington says there is no pattern, though former endorsers are turning to her opponent.

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