Toxic Air Hotspot meeting Mar. 15

Officials from the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Oregon Health Authority (OHA), and Multnomah County Health Department will be on hand to take your questions and voice your concerns about the recent reports on toxic air hotspots. Ardenwald-Johnson Creek Neighborhood is one of the neighborhoods affected.

The meeting is on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Lane Middle School, 7200 SE 60th Ave., Portland. More information is available at (login required).

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Watershed-wide event set for Saturday, March 5th


The Johnson Creek Watershed Council is holding a watershed-wide event on Saturday, March 5, 2016. The event is held for volunteers to help remove invasive plants and plant native plants and trees to help improve the watershed. Sites include east Portland, Gresham, and Boring.

The event is family friendly. Gloves and equipment will be provided. There is a complimentary pizza lunch afterwards for volunteers.

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More information is available in the flyer (PDF).

Ardenwald PTO fundraiser, silent auction March 12

The Ardenwald Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) is holding a fundraiser and silent auction event

The Ardenwald All-Star Spring Silent Auction & Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2016, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Ardenwald Elementary School (8950 SE 36th Ave., Milwaukie).

The list of items available for auction and raffle items are posted on the website at

Dinner tickets are available for purchase at Store and must be purchased by March 4, 2016.