• Peninsula Optimist Club Christmas Tree fundraiser a success

    Nearly $75,000 is heading to scholarships and North Portland youth programs thanks to the Peninsula Optimist Club’s record Christmas tree sales fundraiser for the 2023 season. Forty-seven volunteer groups helped with sales that have become a winter tradition for last 70 years at the corner of N. Lombard St. and Chautauqua Blvd. Optimist Club members…