Police collect discarded prescriptions for destruction

The Bee - News
The drug turn-in program has been revived -- and is once again a way to get rid of discarded drugs

Eagle Creek Fire smokes Southeast

The Bee - News
That 'smoke from a distant fire' repeatedly led to air in Portland worse than that often plaguing Los Angeles

Amazon plans distribution warehouse in Portland

Business Tribune - News
Amazon's third fulfillment center will be in North Portland with 1,000 full-time jobs

Friends of the Columbia Gorge watch fire devastation

Gresham Outlook - News
The Executive Director of the Friends of the Columbia River Gorge is heartbroken at the damage being done by the Eagle Creek fire.

No fire retardant used in Bull Run Watershed yet

Portland Tribune - News
Portland Water Bureau considers it highly unlikely retardant could enter water supply system but is monitoring the quality and has a back up plan

SLIDESHOW: Multnomah Falls survives the Eagle Creek Fire

Gresham Outlook - News
The devastating Eagle Creek Fire was not able to overcome the efforts of fire crews battling to save the historic Multnomah Falls Lodge and the…

Fire reaches Bull Run watershed, but not reservoir yet

Portland Tribune - News
Portland Water Bureau says it is prepared to switch over to groundwater wells along Columbia River if the need arises

'Portlandia' filmed in Woodstock Park

The Bee - News
Inner Southeast regularly draws film crews from movies and TV shows...like this one

Fallen wire stops Orange MAX trains in their tracks

The Bee - News
With irony, the MAX Orange Line train stopped right where there was supposed to have been a station

Weather year 2017 in Southeast - 'a little bit more of…

The Bee - News
Here's the way our weather has been this year so far, in Inner Southeast, but there's months to go

Holgate Blvd house fire displaces ten

The Bee - News
A house burns near Chavez Boulevard (the former 39th), on SE Holgate Boulevard

Asbestos fully abated in Boys & Girls Club demolition

The Bee - News
The Westmoreland Boys and Girls Club is gone...and apparently no asbestos was left behind

Foster Road Cruise-in - fundraiser for a 'Dream'

The Bee - News
They came to see the cars on Foster Road, but what they were helping out was a new local charity

'Artichoke Music' moves south, to SE 20th and Powell

The Bee - News
A nonprofit cultural landmark in Southeast Portland moves down to Powell Boulevard

County Sheriff Reese appears at July BAC meeting

The Bee - News
The county sheriff visits Inner Southeast's Brooklyn neighborhood, meets people, and answers questions

17th Avenue/McLoughlin bike trail open; but bicyclists not…

The Bee - News
Even on a bike trail, if you see a red light, you do have to obey it -- that's the law

Two Southeast gas-line breaks in a day keep crews busy

The Bee - News
Construction is picking up -- and so is the problem of gas main breaks from construction activity

Armed bandit robs Dutch Bros coffee stand on Foster Road

The Bee - News
Police investigate a drive-through nighttime robbery at a Foster Road coffee stand

'Bridge Pedal' riders restricted to Sellwood Bridge's…

The Bee - News
The sidewalk restriction at the Bridge Pedal was not punitive -- it had to do with fewer officers available to assist

Parole violator arrested in Brentwood-Darlington

The Bee - News
The courts told officers, 'go get him' -- and then the courts chose to set him free

BUSINESS BRIEFS

The Bee - News
Short news items about local businesses in Inner Southeast Portland are 'Business Briefs'

FROM THE EDITOR

The Bee - News
A little lesson on how free TV works, with side notes on wise use of credit cards, too

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

The Bee - News
This is where BEE readers contribute news of the neighborhood, give opinions, and provide feedback on the paper

Sewage spill at park did not reach the river

The Bee - News
This one was apparently not caused by the failure of a city sewer pipe, but rather a clog

Historic District stalled - at least till August 9

The Bee - News
After over a year of argument, the tangled tale of the Eastmoreland Historic District is about to take another turn

Changes spark innovation at Sellwood and Woodstock Churches

The Bee - News
Times are changing, and two Southeast churches are among those trying to catch up

McLoughlin road repair project snarls local streets

The Bee - News
Not surprisingly, most motorists are not using the recommended I-105 bypass for northbound McLoughlin Boulevard

Asbestos found in Westmoreland Boys & Girls Club demolition

The Bee - News
Westmoreland's Safeway became a Boys and Girls Club; now that's been leveled to make way for an apartment house

Ancient Pompeii comes to life again at OMSI

The Bee - News
Artifacts and recreations of the lost city of Pompeii, Italy, are now on display at OMSI

Milk Carton regatta rides Westmoreland Casting Pond

The Bee - News
The annual Rose Festival race on the Westmoreland Park Casting Pond was as fun as ever this year

Heat blamed for McLoughlin 'buckle', traffic jam

The Bee - News
That day, a seam opened on McLoughlin, and the split turned upward like a tiny ski ramp

Brushfire below Ross Island Bridge burns homeless camp

The Bee - News
It may have started in the homeless camp which the fire burned, under the bridge

Sellwood author's WWII screenplay optioned for the movies

The Bee - News
A Sellwood author writes a screenplay about a remarkable real woman in World War II

Daylight bandit hits Woodstock's KeyBank

The Bee - News
Yet another bank robbery in Woodstock has the FBI scratching its collective head

Brooklyn's 'Bullseye' hosts international glass artists

The Bee - News
Now exceeding all DEQ guidelines, the noted art glass company in Brooklyn hosts visitors from around the world

Extremely intoxicated driver veers into McLoughlin road crew

The Bee - News
Oregon road construction workers have seen an upswing of impaired drivers smashing into their work areas

Wild driver rams pursuing officers on Foster Road

The Bee - News
An attempt to box in a fleeing reckless driver on Foste Road found him feisty, and unwilling to stop

Singer-songwriter represents FHS Quakers in competition

The Bee - News
A Franklin High senior makes her mark in a citywide comptition before departing for OSU this fall

Red-light-running driver hits police car -- then bolts

The Bee - News
The lesson: If you are going to run a red light, do not hit a police car; if you do, please stop

In Woodstock: Snakes in the Library

The Bee - News
Not a snake infestation in the library -- just an educational visit for the kids

Parks Bureau holds 'Summer Kickoff' at Mt. Scott…

The Bee - News
Summer 'Free For All' includes free lunch for the needy, in the Portland Parks Bureau program

Drunk driver smashes into Duke Street pole, then…

The Bee - News
Honest officer, the utility pole just walked out in front of me, and I couldn't stop...

Inebriated driver smashes TriMet bus shelter'and…

The Bee - News
Several bus shelters have fallen victim to errant drivers recently in Inner Southeast

'Hot-dogging' driver sends two to hospital in 52nd…

The Bee - News
A busy street is a bad place for stunt driving, and you are likely to run into something if you do, as happened here

Portland Metro Rotary moves to Eastmoreland

The Bee - News
Portland Metro Rotary joins Southeast Portland Rotary in meeting in Inner Southeast

Pub robbery on 82nd leads to SERT call-out and…

The Bee - News
In this holdup, the long arm of the law reached as far as Los Angeles for an arrest

SERT manhunt captures suspected armed robber in…

The Bee - News
Clackamas County armed robber caught in Inner Southeast yard-to-yard search

Grassfire in Oaks Bottom quickly beaten down

The Bee - News
The burned grassy area in Oaks Bottom resembled a blackened baseball diamond

BUSINESS BRIEFS

The Bee - News
Brief news items here, relating to local businesses: It's the 'Business Briefs'

Here comes the eclipse!

The Bee - News
FROM THE EDITOR: This month's solar eclipse, and the 'new look' of THEBEE's front page starting in July

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

The Bee - News
BEE readers share their opinions and their stories here each month, in the Letters to the Editor

Weird wreck sends car into chicken restaurant on…

The Bee - News
The impulsive shopper who turned into another car on the way to Fred Meyer is not the outlaw -- the driver of the car she hit now is.

Pedestrian killed while jaywalking on Powell Blvd

The Bee - News
A pedestrian perished, in just one of several investigated mishaps on Powell this past month

Fire chars 1911 Powell Blvd house near 28th

The Bee - News
This house fire on Powell shut down the busy highway for a time, just east of Cleveland High

BBQ explosion singes Woodstock deck and siding

The Bee - News
A little barbequing error on the deck barbequed the deck rather than the steak

Driver, with pole problem, strikes bicyclist in…

The Bee - News
'If that pole weren't so distracting, maybe I wouldn't be hitting bicycles' -- can that possibly be the lesson here?

Crosswalk crash deja vu in Milwaukie

Clackamas Review - News
Case of 83-year-old Norma Gabriel being killed by a FedEx driver April 26 being compared to cases in 2013 and '14, one involving a Milwaukie police…

Milwaukie city councilors apologize over Norma…

Clackamas Review - News
Apologies from city councilors come after several friends of the deceased woman sign up to speak at the July 5 City Council meeting

Burglary arrests possibly linked to local crimes

The Bee - News
Arrests in regional smash-and-grab robberies might possibly stop the local similar local burglaries

TV crew films 'Librarians' at Westmoreland mortuary

The Bee - News
The long line of film production vehicles at Wilhelm's Portland Memorial recently piqued curiosity

Driver pleads 'no contest' in death of Sellwood…

The Bee - News
Sellwood resident Norma Gabriel died from injuries suffered when hit in a crosswalk in Milwaukie; the driver's penalty was a $260 fine

Scandinavians and residents again celebrate summer…

The Bee - News
The Scandinavian peoples these days come to Oaks Park for their midsummer celebration; again this year, THE BEE was there

Police, K-9s, FBI, airplane track Woodstock Wells…

The Bee - News
The bank has been robbed before. This time, the cops and the FBI were ready, with multiple ways of tracking

Eastmorelanders peaceably elect ENA's Officers

The Bee - News
With the contentious Board election out of the way, the new ENA Board members found electing their new Officers easy

Neighbors' concerns lead to Sellwood drug raid

The Bee - News
Community policing scores another win, as Sellwood neighbors help get a drug house near the park shut down

City contracts outside help for 'winter potholes'…

The Bee - News
The winter potholes have been disappearing in Southeast. Here's part of the reason why -- and why it's not happening faster

Oregon OSHA fines Ross Island Bridge contractor

The Bee - News
You may recall the BEE article about the accident on the Ross Island Bridge at the time. Now, OSHA says safety violations were indeed involved

GBBA offers local 'Business Fair' at BAC meeting

The Bee - News
The annual Board election for the Brooklyn Action Corps neighborhood association was enlived with a business fair

Armed thugs rob Powell Boulevard bar

The Bee - News
Both the Powell Boulevard business and its patrons lost cash to the two armed bandits who behaved as if they would use their weapons

'Portland Pickles' baseball opens for season in…

The Bee - News
How come people in Vancouver know more about, and make a point of attending, these Southeast baseball games than locals do?

New on S.E. 28th - no northbound traffic from…

The Bee - News
You no longer can turn north from Holgate Boulevard on Southeast 28th; here's why and how it happened

Community turns out for annual Woodstock Boulevard…

The Bee - News
Once a year, near the start of summer, businesspeople and residents turn out on Woodstock Boulevard to spruce it up

Police save man in Brentwood-Darlington from drug…

The Bee - News
They came to arrest him. Instead, they saved his life. But when he recovers, they will still arrest him

Woodstock Farmers Market opens to pent-up demand

The Bee - News
Another popular Inner Southeast Farmers Market has reopened for the year -- running weekly on Sundays, into October

Brentwood-Darlington learns about 'Community…

The Bee - News
Sometimes a clearer idea of a neighborhood's needs comes from outside than inside the community

Sellwood Pool opens just in time for heat wave

The Bee - News
There was money in the last Parks Bond Issue to pay for needed renovation of the historic Sellwood Pool. Over the past winter it got done

'Buddhist Fest' moves to Creston Park

The Bee - News
Inner Southeast is given to celebrating various kinds of diversity -- ethnic, and religious. This one focused on one of the world's largest religions

Creston specialist gets PTA 'Teacher of the Year…

The Bee - News
Creston School teacher gets recognition for her efforts to keep the kids reading -- even over summer vacation

Thousands take in 'Adult Swim' in Riverfront Park

The Bee - News
This particular swim does not need a pool, or even water -- it involves watching and celebrating cartoons

Tots get first eye exam at OHSU clinic in Oaks Park

The Bee - News
Kids need vision testing early -- you'd be surprised how many of them are having problems with seeing

Hopes for 'Balfour Park' still alive in Ardenwald

The Bee - News
This park has been on the drawing board, awating funds, for quite some time. But don't give up yet

'Share-It Square' painted intersection refreshed…

The Bee - News
A painted intersection has to be repainted each year to keep it looking fresh; but this one changes a bit with each painting

BUSINESS BRIEFS

The Bee - News
A lesson in salesmanship is illustrated by a lesson in the use of Photoshop, by a master of both -- in Sellwood

FROM THE EDITOR

The Bee - News
If you haven't learned how to re-scan your digital TV's tuner, better figure it out... The local channels are going to be on the move again

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

The Bee - News
One of our letter-writers this month calls your attention to a fine new walking trail at the west end of the Sellwood Bridge

Friends fondly remember Norma Gabriel, killed in…

Clackamas Review - News
83-year-old Sellwood resident dies May 10 from injuries she suffered being hit by a FedEx van turning into the Milwaukie Transit Center

FedEx driver makes Milwaukie transit-center…

Clackamas Review - News
Lake Oswego resident pleads no contest and pays a $260 traffic ticket for failing to yield to Norma Gabriel; Jason James Fletcher also paid a total…

Pamplin launches new websites for dozens of…

Portland Tribune - News
Regular visitors to this website will see something quite different today: an updated digital presence from the only news organization that covers…

Nine new members elected to ENA Board in tense…

The Bee - News
There were some significant changes to the Eastmoreland Neighborhood Association Board this year

Statue and tribute in Southeast honor K-9s killed…

The Bee - News
They act fearlessly for the public, and save their officers' lives -- sometimes, at the cost of their own

111th Multnomah County Fair drew big crowds to Oaks…

The Bee - News
For 111 years, the Multnomah County Fair has been part of our lives; for the last two decades, it has been so without any help from the county itself

Woodstock's 'Lake Carlton' is back - raising…

The Bee - News
The ducks think it's a lake; the residents think it's a road; and heaven knows what the city thinks it is

Locomotive 4449 gives special ride to retiring…

The Bee - News
If you were a railroader, this is exactly the way you would want to retire

Man killed in hit-run while dashing across 82nd…

The Bee - News
The pedestrian made a fatal mistake; the driver made a very poor choice

Tucker Maxon School celebrates 70 years, as…

The Bee - News
Nothing like an energetic sports mascot to energize a room of young students and their teachers

Massage brings two Woodstock Navy Veterans together

The Bee - News
Two generations of military service meet, and a friendship develops between them, in Woodstock

Westmoreland's 'Buttercraft' suffers break-in on…

The Bee - News
Commercial break-ins are a hazard of doing business -- even in Inner Southeast, where the crime rate is lower than elsewhere in Portland

Falling façade showers bricks onto Division St.…

The Bee - News
It looked like an earthquake had hit -- but the fire department said the building remained safe

Two Cleveland High students reach Eagle Scout rank

The Bee - News
Troop 64 must surely by now be one of the leading Boy Scount Troops in the entire country in producing Eagle Scouts

Oops: Impaired driver rear-ends motorcycle cop

The Bee - News
It could have turned tragic, but the officer was not seriously hurt in the mishap

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