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During the heyday of America’s maximum retail sector surge (1996–2006), residential construction and the massive expansion of the automotive sector were at the top of the heap. In addition to the speedup of America’s gross domestic product of goods and services during this time frame, the U.S. was witnessing the peak of a population explosion […]

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Johnson Creek Watershed Council E-BULLETIN November 2014  1) Johnson Creek Appreciation Night – Thursday, December 11 2) Update from Salmon Surveyors 3) Update on JCWC’s Leadership Transition 4) Metro’s Upper Johnson Creek Restoration Project 5) Calendar at a Glance 1) Johnson Creek Appreciation Night – Thursday, December 11  Everyone is invited to this winter celebration as we recognize volunteers and partners. We […]

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So my peeps! Here’s what’s going on. The neighborhood clean-up was a complete and total success, thanks to you!  You should all feel light and airy having rid your homes and yards and basements and garages and yards and wherever else you stored all that stuff!  And we made money!  Money to do stuff for […]

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As the City Council prepares to discuss the controversial street fee proposal on Monday, support is growing for it to include a progressive city income tax to fund maintenance and safety project. Representatives of several organizations recently endorsed the concept of a progressive income as part of the final street fee proposal. They include 1000 […]

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Tips for Staying Cozy this Winter From Clean Energy Works   After a hot summer, temperatures are finally dropping—and winter is just around the corner. Grab a coffee or a hot apple cider, put on your favorite flannel, and cuddle up to your sweetie because we’ve got you covered when it comes to the best […]

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All meetings ar Forum Style. Meetings will be at Tucker Maxon Elementary school on SE Holgate between Se 29th and Se 28th Pl.. The meetings will be held the 2nd Tuesday of the month  starting at 6:30 pm ending approximately  8:00pm January  13th – Board Meeting February  10th- General Meeting March  10th-Board Meeting April 14th […]

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Hello Reed Neighborhood,  As many of you have emailed me recently about the piece of mail you have received from the City of Portland I wanted to be clear on what zoning changes are currently being proposed in our neighborhood.  There are two proposals that the City of Portland, Bureau of Planning and Sustainability is […]

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      Contributed article by the Regional Water Providers Consortium     Author: Lindsey Berman, Conservation Program Manager, Regional Water Providers Consortium       Waterwise Gardening: 10 Simple Ways to Save Water and Money this Summer       Landscapes add value, beauty and livability to our homes. With water use often doubling […]

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RISE Village- Age at Home

     The national Village Movement began over a decade ago when 11 older adults living in Boston, MA joined forces to create a way for themselves to “age at home” and remain independent as long as possible. There are now over 130 established Villages nationwide with over 150 more in development, including 7 here in […]

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