Local Issues



Fly Day #2

There will be a second Fly Day this coming Sunday.
The 142nd Fighter Wing will be hosting a Fly Day, October 15th, from 9:30-11:30,  at 9442 NE 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97211
This location (intersection of NE 13th Ave and NE Gertz Rd) is on the Southwest corner of the Columbia Edgewater Country Club, and should provide good visibility of the proposed RWY 10R Overhead Continuous Descent Arrival.
Takeoffs are at 9:00AM, and aircraft should be recovering to the pattern from 10:00-10:30.
142D FW reps from Operations and Public Affairs will be present to answer questions regarding the new procedure. 
Public Affairs will issue a press release as well as notifications on social media.  Below is a link to the wing Facebook account.
Please contact me with any questions regarding the event.
Lt Col Paul "Opus" Shamy
DSN: 638-4386/4421
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Jerry Gerspach
Noise Analyst
Noise Management
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F: 503.548.5578
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Neighborhood Association election

Next meeting, Tuesday November 14 at 7 p.m. at the RV park on NE 13th, we will elect officers for the East Columbia Neighborhood Association for the coming year.  Please come and participate.



Learn to lower your energy bill

A Couple of Free Winter Workshops
Community Energy Project and North Portland Tool Library are excited to present a couple free workshops to help you lower your energy bills
during the winter months.
Both workshops are free to the public and will take place on the main floor of the Kenton Firehouse located at 2209 N Schofield
DIY Weatherization Workshop
Do-It-Yourself Weatherization Workshop on
Thursday, October 12th, from 6:00-8:00pm
This interactive, hands-on weatherization workshop will give you the tools to make your home warmer and more energy-efficient, while lowering your electricity bill! Income-qualifying workshop participants can pick up a free weatherization kit immediately after the workshop; non-income-qualified participants can purchase the kit from Community Energy Project for a reduced price. We look forward to seeing you there!
DIY Insulation Workshop
DIY Insulation Workshop on
Tuesday November 7th from 6-8pm
Learn how to insulate a flat attic, step-by-step. This workshop will go over air sealing, safety precautions, ventilation, insulation, and incentives, as well as common terms used by contractors.




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