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homes in the area bounded on the east and west by Northeast 82nd and 162nd avenues, with Sandy Boulevard and
East Burnside Street on the north and south. Remaining copies distributed at popular gathering places throughout the area.
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Vol. 29, No. 2 • Mailed monthly to over 15,000 homes in the Gateway & Parkrose Neighborhoods Free • April 2014
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East Portland Rose Festival princesses picked

Development roils Glenfair neighbors

Parkrose passes on levy

Editorial: City undermines local business

Caldera fights his way to the top
Barn Bash cancellation disappoints many

How do Mid-county restaurants rate?

Oregon Lottery in Mid-county

Parkrose April Athletic Schedule

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East Portland Rose Festival princesses picked
Parkrose High School's Chazmyne Brown was named Rose Princess last month during an assembly at the school.
Amie Whipple, from left, Daphne Martin, Vy Le and Victoriya Guzenko react to the announcement of Whipple being crowned Madison High School's Rose Festival Princess.
David Douglas High School's Rose Festival Princess is Samantha Westmoreland, far right. Court members Madison Adrian, from left, Isabella Guynes, and Shelby Hansmann, accompanied her.
Spring in Portland means the Rose Festival is just around the corner. Princesses from Mid-county schools have been selected and will contend for the title of 100th Queen of Rosaria. Until then, these three accomplished candidates will experience a whirlwind of activities, personal appearances, parades and activities.

The first to join the court from our area was Chazmyne Brown of Parkrose High. This 18-year-old senior looks to pursue a career in music and looks forward to playing in a professional orchestra. She is a member of the state championship Parkrose Elite dance team, National Honor Society, Leadership/Student Government, Treble Choir and A-Choir, participates in the Senior Adopt a Grandparent Program and is an American Legion Award Recipient. She is the daughter of Gerald Cunningham and Jessica Brown.

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The Mid-county Memo newspaper — serving the Gateway and Parkrose neighborhoods in east Portand, Oregon

One of Portland's oldest community newspapers, the Mid-county Memo was founded in May 1985. It is mailed monthly, free, to every home in a geographic-specific area of Portland, in the middle of Multnomah County, Oregon.

The Memo publishes news and perspectives of the diverse neighborhoods of east Portland that include Parkrose, Hazelwood, Russell, Gateway, Parkrose Heights, Wilkes, Glenfair, Mill Park and Madison South.

Neighborhood, library, church, senior, social and fraternal organization meetings, and events in the Gateway and Parkrose communities are also published.

The Memo circulation area encompasses the Parkrose School District entirely, and two others partially: David Douglas and Reynolds.

Mailing address: 3510 N.E. 134th Ave., Portland, OR 97230
Phone: 503.287.8904
Fax: 503.249.7672
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