About East Columbia -- East Columbia is a very unique neighborhood due to its wetlands, open space and drainage ways combined with residential, industrial, and agricultural uses.

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Apr

Cultural exchange

Summer cultural exchange opportunity for families in the East Columbia Neighborhood

Read more: Cultural exchange

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Apr

The Big Stink & Air Pollution In General

In case you haven't heard about it (or smelled it...), we'd like to let you know that our neighbors on Hayden Island are going gangbusters to deal with an environmental issue they most unfortunately have to deal with far too often... The Big Stink!

Here's a link to the website they put together that pretty well tells the story...

Portland North Harbor Neighbors - pdxnhn.org

Given the shifting winds around here, it's not uncommon for some of that foul stench to blow our way. So, whether you're motivated by civic involvement or olifactory self-interest, we encourage you to take a moment to check out their site and get involved.

More resources on The Big Stink - and air pollution issues in this area in general...

The Portland Tribune ran an article on March 7, 2017: The Big Stink on Hayden Island

Neighbors for Clean Air 

Volkswagen Settlement Fuels A Fight To Phase Out Dirty Old Diesel Engines

The Diesel You Breathe

Cleaner Air Oregon

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