A Southeast Portland Neighborhood Will Never Be The Same

Posted by Jim Ferretti on April 30, 2015
Merrit Hearing

PORTLAND, Ore — The Mt. Scott/Arleta neighborhood has had a familiar face delivering letters, magazines and junk mail for the past 27 years.  But starting May 1st, Merrit Hearing will be sitting at home drinking an iced tea instead of being a long time postal carrier.

Merrit has been with the U.S. Postal Service for the past 30 years and has delivered …

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All He Wanted Was Retirement

Posted by Steve Leader on August 4, 2014
Lenny Joe Fadness

An intruder who made himself at home on the coast, in a stranger’s home, says it was part of his retirement plan.

Newport Police say Lenny Joe Fadness, a 52-year old drifter, had watched tv at the house, showered, and used the homeowner’s bed while he was gone.

When the homeowner returned to his house, he called 911.  Police say that when …

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