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Vol. 30, No. 5 • September 2014


Broncos expect success
Halsey-Weidler Group applies for grants for east triangle, trashcans, benches
Fostering a child rewards grandparents too
City’s new Comprehensive Plan reduces multifamily housing in east Portland
Parkrose High School September 2014 Athletic Schedule
Oregon Lottery in Mid-county























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Broncos expect success


Parkrose Broncos football head coach Maurice France—Coach Mo to players—is frustrated his team is not in the discussion of contenders for a state title. Even after achieving a winning record last season for only the second time in 30 years and making it to a playoff play-in game—only to lose without the services of concussed star quarterback Jonathan Boland—France said his team is not getting the respect it deserves. “I know it’s all about proving yourself and increasing what you did last year,” France said. “But we have 19 seniors returning, and they’re looking past us.”
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Halsey-Weidler Group applies for grants for east triangle, trashcans, benches


The Halsey-Weidler corridor working group met several times in August to hammer out ideas for two grants they are seeking to improve the couplet that stretches from Northeast 102nd to 112th avenues on Northeast Halsey and Weidler streets.
The 15-member group composed of mostly local business and property owners also added its own finishing touches to the final design created for the corridor just in time for the architectural firm of Nevue Ngan Associates to turn in its final report to the Portland Development Commission at the end of August.
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Fostering a child rewards grandparents too


Like many proud grandmothers, Kathi Gladson gets emotional when she talks about her grandkids. She gushes about their playfulness, their laughter and how hard they work to keep up at school. Her relationship with her grandkids is unique; they have come into her life through the Therapeutic Foster Care program, one of Morrison Child & Family Services’ 22 programs for children and families.
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City’s new Comprehensive Plan reduces multifamily housing in east Portland


The city’s new 2035 Comprehensive Plan reflects zone changes affecting east Portland, most designed to slow the growth of development in neighborhoods east of 82nd Avenue.

City planners have targeted those areas for “down-zoning,” their term for switching housing units from more density to less. That means the plan is for fewer multifamily apartment buildings and condominiums built in the future, with more single-family homes developed instead.
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Parkrose High School September 2014 Athletic Schedule


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Oregon Lottery in Mid-county


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