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Winter NET (Neighborhood Emergency Team) Training in Feb. — Sign ups are closing soon!

/ January 29th, 2015 / No Comments »

Weeknight NET Trainings in February–signups are closing soon! Neighborhood Emergency Teams (NETs) are Portland residents trained by PBEM and Portland Fire & Rescue to provide emergency disaster assistance within their own neighborhoods.

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Tonight: ODOT Open House re: N. Denver Ave. Viaduct Construction & Closing

/ January 29th, 2015 / No Comments »

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is hosting an informational open house for the Oregon 99W: N. Victory Blvd. to N. Argyle St. Improvement Project. This project will help make the roads safer and more ecient for all users of this important transportation connection in

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Your Fred Meyer Rewards = Emergency Prep & Supplies for Kenton!

/ January 26th, 2015 / 1 Comment »

There’s a new addition to the Fred Meyer Community Rewards program–now every Freddie’s run you make can drive dollars to Kenton’s Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET) for local emergency prep training, equipment, and medical supplies.

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Got Noise? Make your voice heard w/ the City of Portland’s Noise Officer!

/ January 9th, 2015 / No Comments »

Are there noise issues in your neighborhood? Make your voice heard — Mon. Jan. 26 @ 630p.

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Land Use Corner: Groundbreaking of New “Kenton” Apartments & Retail @ 8300 N. Interstate Ave.

/ December 18th, 2014 / 1 Comment »

Last Friday, Hanlon Development & Consulting, with help from Metro Council President Tom Hughes (pictured below, sporting a spiffy Kenton hoodie!), Metro Counselor Carlotta Collette, and a few other special guests, broke ground last Friday on a new, transit-oriented residential development along N. Interstate Ave.

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TONIGHT: Third Thursday @ Salvage Works + Secret Santa Drive for Kenton Homeless Shelter

/ December 18th, 2014 / No Comments »

Get your holiday cheer at Salvage Works for the last Third Thursday event of the year! Yes, there will be a band (The Poor Deers, acoustic duo, from 7-9p), food, drinks, and lots of fun with your neighborhood besties, but it’s also a time to give back. Salvage Works is also collecting goods for the local homeless shelter.

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N. Arglye Road Construction Project – UPDATE

/ December 18th, 2014 / No Comments »

This spring and summer, ODOT is repairing and restructuring along N. Denver Ave. and N. Victory Ave. — that is, heading north on Denver Ave. out of Kenton towards PIR and Vancouver/1-5 north. The project will resurface and repair the N. Denver Ave. Viaduct, re-align

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Check out this cool feature in the Oregonian about Kenton’s own Paul Bunyan!

/ December 9th, 2014 / No Comments »

Some really sweet pics and some history about Kenton’s landmark Paul Bunyan statue — check out the story and pictures online here: http://www.oregonlive.com/multimedia/index.ssf/2014/12/portlands_paul_bunyan_a_fun_la.html And in case you missed it, some cheeky jolly old St. Nick’s topped Paul with a Santa hat to celebrate the season.

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Kenton Carousel: A Walking Tour w/ Khris Soden

/ November 19th, 2014 / No Comments »

Check out this free guided walking tour of Kenton, coming up this Sunday, Nov. 23 at 2p.

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Support Local This Shopping Season: Little Boxes PDX

/ November 19th, 2014 / No Comments »

Avoid the big box and prop up the “little box” local stores that make Kenton and Portland such a unique place. Everything at participating stores will be 10 percent off on Black Friday (Nov. 28) and Small Business Saturday (Nov. 29). Participating Stores in Kenton:

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