You’re invited to PCC Open House this Wednesday 3-6pm

This Wednesday, September 15, PCC will open the doors to its new Swan Island Trades Center (SITC). We invite you to stop by any time between 3-6pm, tour this impressive teaching facility, meet the faculty and enjoy some refreshments. Located in the heart of Swan Island, the SITC will provide exceptional opportunities for students interested in career technical education (CTE) and professional development classes.  This facility is the new home for classroom and lab space for CTE courses formerly offered by the Trades & Industry Department at the Cascade Campus. In addition, the center will offer a full range of... read more

The Vigorous arrives at Swan Island

Towed by the massive Dutch MV Blue Marlin across the Pacific Ocean, The Vigorous arrived yesterday at its new home at the Vigor Industrial Shipyards on Swan Island. Now Vigor’s focus will be to assemble the three sections into a fully functioning dry dock, a process that is expected to take six months. Read more about The Vigorous here.... read more

“Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark” to be shown at Overlook Park on 8/31

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark will be shown at Overlook Park (just up the hill from Swan Island) on 8/31 as part of Portland Parks’ free movies and concerts summer program. Before the film, the Overlook Neighborhood Association will hold a Costume Contest (for 18 years & under). Kids must dress as a character from the film. Contestants will be judged in three groups: 5 years and younger, 6-12 years and 13-18. All contestants will win a prize. The 1st, 2nd and 3rd winners will get: - First: a 27″ x 40″ Indiana Jones and the... read more