• Additional Roosevelt High Honor Roll students

    Additional Roosevelt High Honor Roll students

    The students listed below are fall quarter Honor Roll students earning a 3.5 or higher Grade Point Average. These are in addition to the students listed in the February hardcopy edition of the North Peninsula Review. We very much regret the omission.

  • District 2 Candidate Forum March 6 in St. Johns

    District 2 Candidate Forum March 6 in St. Johns

    The City Charter Reform voters approved in 2022 will soon take effect. It creates four separate city districts. North and Northeast Portland comprise District 2 where voters will elect three councilors as representatives. This will be a unique election in the city’s history to date. The North Peninsula Review is hosting a District 2 candidate…

  • Gonzalez condemns domestic terrorism at campsite

    Gonzalez condemns domestic terrorism at campsite

    City Commissioner Rene Gonzalez and District Attorney Mike Schmidt have condemned an alleged politically-motivated arson attack on a planned RV campsite for homeless people at 10505 N. Portland Rd. near the Columbia Slough. The site is intended to house up to 200 people in RVs and tents. According to Gonzalez the arson has “all the…

  • Ryan enters race for City Council seat

    Ryan enters race for City Council seat

    Portland City Commissioner Dan Ryan has now joined a field of 13 candidates running for a Portland City Council District seat that will represent North and Northeast Portland. There will be three seats available under the new city charter. Ryan first won election to the City Council in 2020 under the previous system where commissioners…

  • 2024 Winter Light Festival features pop-up sites in North Portland

    2024 Winter Light Festival features pop-up sites in North Portland

    During the darkest time of year, one Portland event brings the city together to celebrate creativity, culture and community through light.  The annual Portland Winter Light Festival is February 2-10, 2024. It is open to all ages, free to attend and one of the most popular winter festivals in the city. This citywide outdoor arts celebration includes a…

  • January snowstorm

    January snowstorm

    The January snow and ice storm descended on Portland with temperatures hovering between 21 and 30 degrees, not counting the wind chill factor. Check out photos taken during the storm. Do you have photos to share? Send them to us at NPeninsulaReview@gmail.com to post on the website.

  • Boy Riders edge Jefferson 69-65 for PIL lead

    Boy Riders edge Jefferson 69-65 for PIL lead

    No. 3-state-ranked Roosevelt narrowly led Jefferson 67-65 with eight seconds remaining in the game, when Rider guard Utrillo Morris zinged a pass to wide-open Demir Johnson for a thunderous, climatic final dunk and 69-65 win at home before a capacity-crowd of 900 people.  The Rider boys edged the Demos, the No. 9-ranked team in the…

  • Emergency Route Update!

    Emergency Route Update!

    by Donna Cohen PBOT Freight Committee meeting discussion of feasibility study of Columbia Blvd bridges at the “cut.” The PBOT Freight Committee meeting went well on Thursday, January 4. Zef Wagner, PBOT Senior Planner, reviewed a feasibility study of Columbia Blvd. bridge locations including the three bridges at Columbia Way and the Columbia Blvd. railroad…

  • Jan. 20 St. Johns Library remodel open house rescheduled

    Jan. 20 St. Johns Library remodel open house rescheduled

    Rescheduled: Design St. Johns Library with us! Open House Due to inclement weather, the Saturday Open House has been rescheduled to Saturday, January 27. If St. Johns Library is open on Sunday, January 21, the Sunday workshop will go on as scheduled. Otherwise, if the library is closed Sunday, both workshops will be rescheduled for…

  • Funding boost for North Portland Aquatic Center and Parks (Jan. 2024)

    Funding boost for North Portland Aquatic Center and Parks (Jan. 2024)

    Portland City Commissioner Dan Ryan is directing $59.8 million toward the construction of the planned Aquatic Center at Northgate Park, in the Portsmouth neighborhood.  The $59.8 million would be from System Development Charges (SDC) that builders pay for new construction. The SDC infusion would raise funding for the Aquatic Center to $91.5 million. Ryan oversees…