Moving Up
7714 N Portsmouth Ave, Portland OR
North Portland’s School of Autism has outgrown its current spot at 7714 N Portsmouth Ave. and will move to a bigger residential location at 4735 NE 72nd Ave. by year’s end, pending a conditional-use approval.
Dog Pile
1067 NE Columbia Blvd. Portland
The Oregon Humane Society accepted 95 of the 371 American Eskimo dogs rescued last week from a puppy mill in east Kennewick, Wash. OHS’s cost to care for the abused dogs in the first five days of their stay? About $61,731.
Blunt Truth
NE Glisan and NE 148th, Portland OR
Multnomah County Sheriff’s officers were tipped off to an indoor pot-growing operation after neighbors called in about a funky smell from a home in the Glenfair neighborhood. A father and son allegedly growing the pot were arrested when a search warrant revealed 55 plants—and meth—scattered throughout the house.
Veggie Tales
Northeast of Halsey Street and 244th Avenue, Portland OR
Volunteers will farm two acres northeast of Edgefield, with the harvest going to the Oregon Food Bank under Multnomah County Commissioner Jeff Cogen’s pilot program, Community Reaps Our Produce & Shares. CROPS was OK’d by fellow commissioners at an initial cost of $22,000.
We Share the Road
SE Ankeny St & SE 13th Ave, Portland OR
A city employee driving a city work truck hit a cyclist on the morning of May 28. The driver says sun glare temporarily blinded him. The cyclist was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
It’s History
2910 SW Canterbury, Portland OR
The West Hills’ iconic Canterbury Castle, built in 1931 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is being demolished.
Bike Binge
W Burnside St & NW 13th Ave, Portland OR
The Zoobombers’ new small-bike “pyle” and sculpture was dedicated May 29 on the corner of West Burnside Street and 13th Avenue. It includes a locker in the bottom where bombers can store extra equipment.