Skyline Resource Directory Contents


Animal Services Police & Sheriff
Backyard Burning Power Outage/Downed Lines
Fire, Medical & Rescue Rental Housing
Government Road Maintenance & Conditions
Hunting Season Schools
Illegal Dumping Transportation



Animals Land Use
Arts & Crafts Professional Services
Automotive Services Publications
Business Services Real Estate
Community Recycling
Farm Senior Services
Forest Management Sports
Grocery Vacation Rentals
Health & Wellness Volunteer Opportunities
Home Maintenance Yard & Garden
Land Stewardship  


Animal Services

Multnomah County Animal Control
1700 W Columbia River Hwy, Troutdale, OR 97060 Phone: 503-988-7387; Web:
Website contains information on lost and found pets, licensing, adoption, barking dogs, and ordinances. Online licensing and animal searches available.

Washington County Animal Services & Bonnie L. Hays Small Animal Shelter
1901 SE 24th Avenue, Hillsboro, OR 97123 Phone: 503-846-7041; Web:
Website contains information on lost and found pets; adoption; licensing; ordinances; injured, nuisance, vicious, neglected, or abandoned animals; and living with wildlife.

Dove Lewis 503.262.7194 

Oregon Humane Society 503.285.7722 

Backyard Burning

The burn day advisory is available online at Willamette Valley Open Burning Announcement. In general, Spring Season is March 1 to June 15, and Fall Season is October 1 to December 15, but check the online announcement to learn if open burning is allowed today.

Fire, Medical & Rescue

Emergency: Dial 911

Portland Fire & Rescue, Office phone 503-823-3700, Web:

Columbia Co. Fire & Rescue
via Columbia Co. General Dispatch, 503-397-4596
Provides coverage for lower Logie Trail and along Hwy. 30

Scappoose Rural Fire District
52751 Columbia River Hwy, PO Box 625, Scappoose, OR 97056 Phone: 503-543-5026; Fax: 503-543-2670; Email: info [at] srfd [dot] us; Web:
This volunteer and career fire department provides fire and ambulance services to south Columbia County & far NW Multnomah County.

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue
Storm Smith, Community Liaison, 20665 SW Blanton Street, Aloha, OR 97007 Phone: 503-649-8577; Fax: 503-642-4814; Web:
North Division (serves Skyline area): 14480 SW Jenkins Road, Beaverton, OR 97005, Phone 503-356-4700
Station 63 (volunteer): 11646 NW Skyline Blvd, Portland, OR 97231

Poison Control Center 1.800.222.1222;  Local 503.494.8968; 

Vector Control 503.988.3464, 
Reporting the appearance of vermin in various forms that represent a potential health hazard to the population; for example, rats or mosquitos 

American Red Cross 503.284.1234 
For training and emergency preparedness 


Multnomah County Board of Commissioners
Lisel Wendt,  District 1
501 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97214 Phone: 503-988-5220; Email district1 [at] co [dot] multnomah [dot] or [dot] us. Web:

Oregon Governor Kate BrownD)
State Capitol Building, 900 Court St NE, Room 250, Salem, OR 97301 Phone: 503-378-4582; Web:

Oregon State Legislature
900 Court Street, Salem, OR 97301 Web: 
Website provides information about legislative process, Assembly schedule, and text of Oregon Constitution and Oregon Revised Statutes.

Oregon State Representative Brad Witt (D), District 31
Office Address: State Capitol Building, 900 Court St NE, H-374, Salem, OR 97301 Phone: 503-986-1431; Email: rep [dot] BradWitt [at] state [dot] or [dot] us; Web:

Oregon State Senator Betsy Johnson (D), District 16
Capitol Address: 900 Court St. NE, S-209, Salem, OR, 97301. Phone: 503-986-1716
District Office Address: PO Box R, Scappoose OR, 97056. Phone: 503-543-4046
Email: sen [dot] BetsyJohnson [at] state [dot] or [dot] us. Website:

U.S. Representative Suzanne Bonamici (D), Oregon District 1
Capitol Address:439 Cannon HOB, Washington, DC 20515 Office Phone: 202-225-0855; Fax: 202-225-9497  Web: 

U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D)
Capitol Address: SDB-40B Dirksen Senate Office Bldg., Washington, DC 20510, Phone 202-224-3753, Fax 202-228-3997. Web:
District Address: One World Trade Center, 121 SW Salmon St., #1250, Portland, OR 97204,
Phone 503-326-3386, Fax 503-326-2900.

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D)
Office Address: 230 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510 Office Phone: 202-224-5244; Fax: 202-228-2717; Web:
District Address: 700 NE Multnomah Street, Suite 450, Portland, OR 97232 District Phone: 503-326-7525

U.S. President Barack Obama, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington DC 20500 Comments: 202-456-1111; Fax: 202-456-2461; Email: president [at] whitehouse [dot] gov. Web:

Hunting Season

Some of us reside within the Scappoose Management Unit #11  (area W of Cornelius Pass Rd) where hunting is allowed according to Department of Fish & Wildlife regulations. Hunters may legally hunt on your property unless it is cultivated, has a specific boundary like a fence or hedgerow, or is posted. For more information on hunting seasons and DFW hunting regulations, see

Illegal Dumping

To report illegal dumping in Multnomah County, call the MC Health Dept. at  (503) 988-3464. Dave Thomson (ext. 229) handles dumping incidents. If the dumping occurs within the City of Portland limits, then call Metro at (503) 234-3000.

If the dumping incident is in progress (“hot”), you should call 911. If the dumping incident is “cold”, please provide the following information:

  1. Location, as exact as possible. Closest address, if possible, a milepost estimate (MP 1.3), north or south side, over embankment approx. 50’, etc. are examples of helpful location information.
  2. Approximate size of dump and general description of dumped materials (pickup load of demolition material and waste tires, for example)
  3. Any suspicious vehicles or people in vicinity near dumping location.
  4. Name, address and contact information of reporter.

Please do NOT disturb or attempt to clean up an illegal dump; it is a crime scene.


Oregon State Police
To report poaching: 1-800-452-7888

Police & Sheriff

Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office
501 SE Hawthorne Avenue, Portland, OR 97214 Non-Emergency Response: 503-823-3333, press 5, Phone: 503-988-4300; Fax: 503-988-4320; Web:
Provides civil, corrections (jails), and full range of law enforcement services. Service area includes northwest unincorporated Multnomah County. Operates River Patrol Unit. Issues concealed handgun licenses and alarm permits.

Portland Police Bureau
1111 SW 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97204 Non-Emergency Response: 503-823-3333, press 2 Phone: 503-823-0000; Web:

Washington County Sheriff’s Office
215 SW Adams Avenue, MS-32, Hillsboro, OR 97123 Non-Emergency Response: 503-629-0111 Phone: 503-846-2700; Fax: 503-846-2719; Web:
Provides full-range law enforcement services to Washington County. Runs County jail and issues concealed weapons licenses and alarm permits.

Power Outage/Downed Lines

Portland General Electric
Phone: 503-464-7777

Rental Housing

For problems with living and safety conditions of rental housing in unincorporated Multnomah County, see, or contact Jeff Strang,Housing Inspector, 503-988-3663 x25799, or jeffrey [dot] strang [at] multco [dot] us (jeffrey [dot] strang [at] multco [dot] us)

Road Maintenance & Conditions

Report hazardous conditions on county roads:
To report a county road concern, call 503-988-5050 during weekday business hours.  For non-emergency calls after business hours, call 503-823-3333.  To report emergency road conditions after office hours, please call 911.

Road conditions
Oregon road conditions: 1-800-977-6368; Web:
Washington road conditions: 1-800-695-7623; Web:

Snow Routes
Multnomah County snow route map:
MC Snow and Ice Plan

Washington County snow route map:
WC Winter Road Operations: 


Skyline Elementary School
David Wood, Principal, 11536 NW Skyline Blvd., Portland, OR 97231. Phone: 503-916-5212; Voice Mail: 503-916-3677; Fax: 503-916-2765; Email: dwood2 [at] pps [dot] k12 [dot] or [dot] us (subject: Requesting%20information%20about%20Skyline) ; Web:
Local Portland Public School for kindergarten through Grade 8. Rated “exceptional” by Oregon Department of Education.

East / West Sylvan Middle School
East campus (6th grade): 1849 SW 58th Avenue, Portland, OR 97221 Phone: 503-916-5560;
West campus (7th-8th grades): 8111 SW West Slope Drive, Portland, OR 97225. Phone: 503-916-5690
Allison Couch, Principal, Email: acouch [at] pps [dot] k12 [dot] or [dot] us; Web:

Lincoln High School
Peyton Chapman, Principal, 1600 SW Salmon Street, Portland, OR. Phone: 503-916-5200; Fax: 503-916-2700; Email: peytonc [at] pps [dot] k12 [dot] or [dot] us; Web:
Local Portland Public School for Grades 9-12.

ABC University
Spanish Immersion Preschool at Linnton Community Center. Phone: 971-269-7942; Email dpalmer5043 [at] yahoo [dot] com.


Portland International Airport
7000 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR 97218 Phone: 503-460-4234; Toll Free: 1-877-739-4636; Web: Arrivals and departures, travel tips, and parking information.

Phone: 503-238-RIDE; Web: Website contains schedules, fares, trip planner, maps and news for using mass transportation in the Portland Metro area.



St. Johns Veterinary Clinic
Peter Davis, DVM of NW Newberry Road 4818 N. Lombard Street, Portland, OR 97203 Phone: 503-289-4996; Fax: 503-978-9998
Full-service clinic for dogs, cats and small pets. Medicine and surgery, radiology, geriatric care and microchipping. House calls also available.

Abbey Creek Stables LLC
Shelley Rayhawk, 15248 NW Germantown Road, Portland, OR 97231 Phone: 503-289-0744; Email: marayhawk [at] yahoo [dot] com
We are a horse boarding facility that can offer two resources: an ongoing example of an ECREP streamside restoration project for those thinking of applying and free horse manure in sawdust (we’ll load).

African Antelope
Reed Gleason, 9615 NW Skyline Blvd, Portland, OR 97231 Phone: 503-283-1366; Email: reedg9 [at] comcast [dot] net
Reed raises scimitar-horned oryx, an African antelope, on his property. Neighbors welcome to visit and learn about the oryx.

Audubon Society of Portland
5151 NW Cornell Road, Portland, OR 97210 Phone: 503-292-6855; Wildlife Care Center Phone: 503-292-0304; Email: general [at] audubonportland [dot] org; Web:
Promotes understanding, enjoyment and protection of native birds, other wildlife and their habitats. Focuses on our local community and Pacific Northwest. Classes, bird counts, field trips, monthly newsletter, and nature store. The Wildlife Care Center cares for injured or orphaned native wildlife.

Honey Bee Consultant & Swarm Collection
Call Vickie Coghill with questions and assistance with bee swarms, 621-3507.

Prescott Bluebird Recovery Project
PO Box 1469, Sherwood, OR 97140-1469; Web:
Dedicated to recovery, restoration and enhancement of Western Bluebirds and other native cavity nesting birds. Local Monitors: Cheryl Neal, 503-629-5848; Onalee Wasserburger, 503-645-2481.

Shadysprings Farm
Karin Hunt, 16340 NW Rock Creek Rd., phone 503-621-6932, email horses [at] shadyspringsfarm [dot] com, web
* Full care horse boarding with daily mud free turnouts
* Lessons and training in hunter, jumper, dressage, and natural horsemanship
* Quality sporthorses for sale. Born, raised and trained at our farm. Horses with sound minds and bodies.

Valley Vista Farm
11355 NW Valley Vista Road, Hillsboro, OR 97124 Phone 503-647-0444;
Full care horse boarding currently available. Located three miles from Skyline x Cornelius Pass. Dressage riders preferred. Mud-free facility, covered arena, round arena, 12 x 12 stalls with paddocks.

Valley View Boer Goats
Allan Luethe 503-752-8798 allan20bg [at] yahoo [dot] com
Goats for all occasions, back yard, show and meat.

Arts & Crafts

Nancy Hamer of Linnton, Phone: 503-286-7752; Email: oomoo [at] spiritone [dot] com
Handmade original design animal dolls, fairy folk, witches, crones & trolls, coloring books & cards. Special orders welcome. Have been designing dolls since 1979.

Jensen & Marineau Ceramics
Barb Jensen & Mick Marineau, 22017 NW Beck Road, Portland, OR 97231 Phone: 503-621-3487; Fax: 503-621-3297; Email: bjensen [at] jensenandmarineau [dot] com; Web:
Potters for over 30 years, we specialize in custom tile for kitchens, bathrooms, and fireplace surrounds. We hold occasional “open studio” events to showcase our pottery and lamps. We are open by appointment to meet with clients regarding tile projects or to purchase pottery. Visit our website to see our full line of tile designs, lamps, and sinks. Quality work, good service, and happy clients are our priorities. To receive announcements, email your mailing address.

Linnton Weekend Market & Linnton Artisans Guild
Linnton Community Center, 10614 NW St Helens Road, Portland, OR 97231
The 2009 season is now open through December. Hours are 10 AM – 4 PM every first Saturday of the month. We have a wonderful selection of locally made handicrafts, locally grown heritage vegetable plants, and flowers, clothing, books, vintage items and collectibles, photography prints and cards, delicious fudge and more! For further info or to have table space, or to teach a class, please contact Nancy Hamer, Manager, (503) 286-7752, oomoo [at] spiritone [dot] com.

Oblation Paper & Press
516 NW 12th Avenue, Portland, OR 97209; Phone: 503-223-1093. Also 7243 SW Bridgeport Road, d-103, Tigard, OR 97224; Phone: 503-968-7131. Email info [at] oblationpapers [dot] com. Web:
Jennifer Rich of NW Rock Creek Road. Locally-grown invitations, using traditional hand-made techniques, our 100% cotton sheets of paper are produced using remnants from the garment industry, then printed by antique letterpress.

Brian Lightcap, 13342 NW Newberry Road, Portland, OR 97231 Phone: 503-286-5273; Email: lightcap8 [at] aol [dot] com
Custom hardwood gates and picture frames. Free standing, decorative shelves.

Automotive Services

Atomic Auto Body
Dan Binam of NW Cleetwood Avenue 5825 SE 122nd, Portland, OR 97236 Phone: 503-516-4079; Fax: 503-762-6623; Email: dan_binam [at] msn [dot] com
Over 10 years of auto body and paint experience. Located at SE 122nd & SE Foster Road. Insurance jobs welcome. No job too big or too small!

Business Services

ALL Publications
Jennifer Omner, 11400 NW Plainview Road, Portland, OR 97231 Phone: 503-690-2438; Email: jennifer [at] ALLPublications [dot] com; Web:
Are you writing a book? Are you bogged down in the minutiae of how to get your manuscript printed without submitting it to publishers? I can help you through the process from book design to production.

Business Network Int’l (BNI) Oregon & SW Washington
Robin Schuckmann, 18139 NW Skyline Blvd, Portland, OR 97231 Phone: 503-621-3284; Fax: 503-621-3274; Email: robin [at] bni [dot] com; Web:
BNI is a professional business referral organization that provides a positive, supportive, structured environment for the development and exchange of quality business referrals. BNI is a great way to get business and a better way to do business!


Brooks Hill Historic Church
Cindy Banks, 11539 NW Skyline Blvd, Portland, OR 97231 Phone: 503-629-9700; Web:
Brooks Hill Church reopened August 2005 under new ownership as a community building and is the perfect place for your small wedding, meeting, or event with a gorgeous view of the valley and warm, friendly atmosphere.

Skyline Grange
Pat Barnard, 11275 NW Skyline Blvd, Portland, OR 97231 Phone: 503-286-2857; Email: pbarnard2 [at] aol [dot] com
The Skyline Grange provides a venue for many community activities in our neighborhood. Contact Pat Barnard for information about rentals, membership or to donate to building maintenance and activities.


Tri-County Farm Fresh Produce
A guide to local U-pick and farm stands:

4Winds Farm
Rebecca Gattey, 12900 NW Germantown Road, Portland, OR 97231 Phone: 503-240-0707
Organic blueberries. U-Pick, We Pick. Early, mid and late season blueberries.

Forest Farm
Brian Lightcap, 13342 NW Newberry Road, Portland, OR 97231 Phone: 503-286-5273; Email: lightcap8 [at] aol [dot] com
Lamb, lamb hides, special hardwood lumber, chestnuts, organic manure, specialty native trees (Oregon myrtle, cascara, brickthorne).

Free Mushroom Compost
Mary 503-522-7379.
Shiitake mushroom blocks make great compost and some block will still produce.  One full size pick-up load available per week. For best compost blocks need seasoning.

Plumper Pumpkin Patch & Tree Farm LLC
Jim Kessinger, 11435 NW Old Cornelius Pass Road, Portland, OR 97231 Phone: 503-645-9561; Fax: 503-617-6675; Email: jim [at] plumperpumpkins [dot] com; Web:
Buy LOCAL Year-round – beef, pork, chicken, straw and hay. Plumper Pumpkin Patch opens 3rd Saturday in September everyday 9-5:30 p.m. til Halloween.  We host birthday parties and more.  Plumper Tree Farm has U-Cut, We Cut or Pre-Cut Christmas trees available starting the Friday after Thanksgiving.  Varieties include Dougs, Grands and Nobles up to 11 foot. In the spring, we offer educational pumpkin planting field trips for groups and starting late summer we have flowers and other produce that we sell informally.  Hope to see you “Down on the Farm”.

Wealth Underground Farm
Brooke Duling, Nolan Calisch, Chris Seigel, 14019 NW Newberry Rd, Portland, OR 97231 Phone: 503-828-2823; Email: wealth [dot] underground [at] gmail [dot] com

First year small scale organic farm worked by hand. Currently supplying produce to local restaurants as well as Skyline area residents through a buying list. For information about joining the buying list, please send a message to the above email address. We are enthusiastic about feeding the Skyline community.

Forest Management

Columbia County Extension Service Office
Amy Grotta, 505 N. Columbia River Highway, St. Helens, OR 97051 Phone: 1-503-397-3462; Fax: 1-503-397-3467 Web:
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Fridays from Noon to 1 p.m.

Jay P. Worley, Professional Forester  
503 543 3985, Cell 971 267 7938, j_p_patches [at] hotmail [dot] com
Specializing in Timber Cruising, Active Forest Management Planning, Consultations, and Logging. 30 years of experience in the Skyline/Dixie Mtn. area.

Northwest Land Services LLC - Forest Land Management & More!
Matt Chesley, 18022 NW Skyline Blvd, Portland, OR 97231 Phone: 503-805-1696; Fax: 503-621-3567
ODF permitting, harvesting, replanting, brush/stump removal, firewood, bird perches, logs/boulders for landscaping and more. Let me show you different types of management, and their advantages. Grow a forest and a future, not just brush! For large tree planting orders (>5000), please call by October.

Oregon Small Woodlands Association
1775 32nd NE, Suite C, Salem, OR 97031 Phone: 1-503-588-1813; Fax: 1-503-588-1970 Email: oswaed [at] oswa [dot] org; Web: David Ford, Exec. Dir. Ken Faulk, President.
Local chapter: Washington County Small Woodlands Association, Phone: 503-357-7688; Web: Jim Brown, President .
Providing opportunity to family forest landowners via networking, education, idea generation and advocacy.

Oregon Department of Forestry - Columbia Unit
405 E Street, Columbia City, OR 97018 Phone: 503-397-2636; Web:; Columbia City Unit Web:
Mike Simek, Unit Forester. Issues logging permits; overseas the administration of the Oregon Forest Practices Act; provides technical assistance and info to forest landowners. Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Oregon State University Extension Service
Extension Service Administration, 101 Ballard Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331-3606 Phone: 541-737-2713; Fax: 541-737-4423; Web:
Information on forestry, natural resources, groundwater, wood products, invasive species, marine sciences, riparian zones, salmon, sustainable living, sustainability, watershed stewardship and events, woodland management, berries and grapes, cereals, commodities, dryland weeds, forages, nutrient management, potatoes, pesticides, seed crops, small farms, toxicology and weeds.

OSU Extension Master Woodland Manager
Nicole Strong, MWM Program Coordinator, 1849 NW 9th St, Corvallis, OR 97330, (541) 766-6750, web
MWMs are qualified small family forest land owners (small woodland owners) who receive specialized training by OSU Forestry Extension. MWMs assist neighbors with basic forestry planning and decision-making processes, offering guidance and pointing them to local sources of assistance. To receive the services of a MWM, contact Chal Landgren, OSU Extension Forester, 503-725-2102

OSU Extension Service, Washington County
Amy Grotta, 18640 NW Walker Road #1400, Beaverton, OR 97006-8927, Phone: 503-821-1150, Web:
We provide researched-based information to families, youths, schools, agricultural producers, foresters and governments. Sells video tapes and publications on topics such as preserving fruits, composting, spray schedules for home orchards, and controlling carpenter ants. Contact the office to receive an Educational Materials list and Video Library list.


Plainview Grocery & Auto
Steve & Jan Linden, 11800 NW Cornelius Pass Road, Portland, OR 97231 Phone: 503-645-1697
Linden family-owned store on corner of Skyline Blvd and Cornelius Pass Road. Groceries, hardware, and foreign and domestic auto parts.

Health & Wellness

OHSU Casey Eye Institute
3375 SW Terwilliger Blvd., Portland. Phone: 503-494-3000 / 888-222-6478. Web:
Devin Gattey, M.D. of NW Germantown Road. Accepting new patients for comprehensive ophthalmologic care. Provides medical evaluations for all eye conditions and provides vision examinations for a limited number of insurance programs. We have a contact lens service as well.

Erhardt Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine PC
Jonathan Erhardt, PT MS OCS COMT Owner & Director, a Former Skyline Blvd Resident
51385 Old Portland Road, Suite E, Scappoose, OR 97056 Phone: 503-543-7768; Fax: 503-543-7772 Web:
Caring, quality, cost-effective, personalized physical therapy. Our clinic is big enough to meet therapeutic needs, yet small enough to give you the personal care you deserve. We are on most insurance plans including BCBS, Providence and Tricare.

Skyline Massage and Reflexology
Phone 503-645-3119; email noraschreiberlmt [at] yahoo [dot] com
Nora Schreiber, LMT. Therapeutic massage tailored to your needs. 15 years experience. Go to to learn more.

Yeshe Nyingpo Meditation Center
Clark Hansen, 3200 NW Skyline Blvd, Portland, OR 97229 Phone: 503-292-4004; Email: clark [at] clarkhansen [dot] com, Web:
Yeshe Nyingo “Heart Essence of Primordial Wisdom” is a non-profit religious and educational organization with weekly meditation sessions and ongoing study at centers in Portland, Newport, Ashland, California, and Mexico. There is no charge and all are welcome!

Yoga at the Grange
Jay Fields, RYT, of NW Skyline. Phone: 503-679-7979. Email jay [at] wingrockjourneys [dot] com.
Enjoy yoga in your community! Classes currently held at Brooks Hill Church, 11539 NW Skyline. Monday and Wednesday, 6:15-7:30 PM and Tuesday, 9-10:15 AM. $10 to drop-in or $108 for 12 classes.

AmeriCare HomeCare of Oregon
Charlotte Lawrence, CSA, Principal and Director of Client Relations. Office: 503.621.9238. Cell: 503.467.8606. 14800 NW Rock Creek Road, Bldg. 2. Email: CLawrence [at] AmeriCareOregon [dot] com.
Web: Your neighborhood In-Home Care Provider

Home Maintenance

Craig Anderson Plumbing
Office: 2730 SE 15th Ave., Portland 97202; phone 503-232-1060
Local plumber providing service, remodeling and repiping. CCB# 100658

Al Cisneros
Cell: 503-960-2959
Excellent all-around worker. Knowledgable. Can do painting, landscaping, most all home maintenance and repair. Will need a ride to work. $15-30 per hour depending on the job. Local reference, Laurie Voss, 503-621-3108.

Greg Haight
Greg Haight, 15610 NW Germantown Road, Portland, OR 97231 Phone: 971-212-4024, web
Natural stone and tile work.

Pacific Pressure Washing
Scott Posey, Skyline Blvd. Phone: 503-297-9072, web email scott [at] ppwllc [dot] com.
Residential, Commercial, and Industrial pressure washing since 1993.  Call anytime for a free estimate.

Land Stewardship

Native Plant Society of Oregon
P.O. Box 902, Eugene, OR 97440. Email info [at] npsoregon [dot] org. Web:
Non-profit organization dedicated to the enjoyment, conservation and study of Oregon’s native plants and habitats.

Nature Conservancy
821 SE 14th Avenue, Portland, OR 97214 Phone: 503-802-8100; Fax: 503-802-8199; Email: oregon [at] tnc [dot] org; Web:
The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive. The Nature Conservancy has helped protect more than 483,000 acres of important habitats in Oregon.

5193 NE Elam Young Parkway, Hillsboro, OR 97124 Phone: 503-844-9571; Fax: 503-844-9575; Email: info [at] solv [dot] org; Web:
Non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the livability of Oregon through volunteer action. Clean-ups, beautification and enhancement projects.

West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District
2701 NW Vaughn Street, Suite 450, Portland, OR 97210 Phone: 502‐238‐4775; Fax: 503‐
326‐3942 Email: info [at] wmswcd [dot] org; Web:
For over 60 years, helping private landowners in West Multnomah County and Sauvie Island care for their land, increase productivity and improve ecosystem health through conservation. We provide technical assistance and grant information.

Land Use

Multnomah County Division of Land Use Planning
1600 SE 190th Avenue, Suite 116, Portland, OR 97233 Phone: 503-988-3043; Fax: 503-988-3389; Email land [dot] use [dot] planning [at] co [dot] multnomah [dot] or [dot] us; Web:
Website contains links to state land-use laws, rules and agencies, permit information, local land-use regulations, and Measures 37 and 49.

Oregon Department of Land Conservation & Development (DLCD)
635 Capitol Street NE, Suite 150, Salem, OR 97301-2540 Phone: 1-503-373-0050; Fax: 1-503-378-5518 Web:
Assisted by LCDC, it adopts state land-use goals and implements rules, assures local plan compliance with the goals, and coordinates state and local planning.

Oregon Land Conservation & Development Commission (LCDC)
635 Capitol Street NE, Suite 150, Salem, OR 97301-2540 Phone: 1-503-373-0050; Fax: 1-503-378-5518; Web:
Oregon’s seven-member Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC), assisted by DLCD, adopts state land-use goals and implements rules, assures local plan compliance with the goals, coordinates state and local planning, and manages the coastal zone program. Commission members are volunteers appointed by the governor.

Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA)
550 Capitol Street NE, Suite 235, Salem, OR 97301-2552 Phone: 1-503-373-1265; Web:
LUBA is the only forum that can hear and rule on appeals of land use decisions made by local governments and special districts.

Professional Services

Canyon Tech Support, (503) 473-7839, canontechinfo [at] gmail [dot] com ()Your neighbor, your technical expert - Derek Shields. Offering personalized in home technical support and assistance. PC, MAC and Linuix installations, repairs and upgrades. Virus removal, remote high speed internet, whole property WiFi, wireless home theater installation, video surveillance, remote perimeter alarms and lighting.

Pacific Print Source
Lisa Bunch,  Lisa [dot] bunch [at] pacificprintsource [dot] com, (503) 720-1785, (503) 621-9297 fax
A full service print broker, specializing in magazine and directory printing but can assist with other types of printing also.

Property Maintenance and Caretaking Services
Services offered by a long time Skyline area family, including brush cutting, general repair, lawn services, fence repairs, house and pet sitting, etc. By the Hour. Barters welcome. References upon request. Call Don Zerr at 503-705-4412

Madden Fabrication
2550 NW 25th Place, Portland, OR 97210. Phone 503-226-3968; fax 503-242-2446. Email: gmadden [at] madfab [dot] com (gmadden [at] madfab [dot] com), Web: ccb #63956 
Custom metal fabrication, welding and metal sales.  Capable of working with steel, stainless steel, aluminum and other non-ferrous materials.  Welding repair work in both shop and field.  Work includes structural steel, miscellaneous, stairs and  handrailing. 

Lifestyle Financial Planning LLC
Peggy Kessinger, CFP®, MBA  3853 SW Hall Blvd., Portland, OR  97005 Phone: 503-610-8628 Email: peg [at] LFPadvisors [dot]

My aim is to enable a lifestyle that balances work and family priorities—and to free families from the anxiety of money fears. This includes a financial check‐up that propels you to take advantage of new tax laws, paying less than retail for college, preparing for aging needs of parents and saving for emergencies. The shift is focused on income goals, your values and concerns that a family’s faces routinely. 

Turnstone Environmental
Tom Williamson, Phone 503-735-9334; Email tom [at] turnstoneenvironmental [dot] com; Web
Environmental services including surveys, delineations, permits and assessments
for fish, wildlife, plants and wetlands.

Candid Cameras

Shelley Ireton, phone 503-629-8542; email: info [at] portlandcandidcameras [dot] com, web:
Local photographer specializing in senior pictures and local youth sports action.

Danks Tribological Services
Dan Danks, 9449 NW Kaiser Road, Portland, OR 97231 Phone: 503-318-3877; Fax: 503-645-9600; Email: drdanks [at] teleport [dot] com
Consultant in engineering materials specializing in tribology - the science of understanding and controlling friction and wear to prolong the usefulness of equipment or components that experience wear. 25 years experience with clients in North and South America. Clients are industrially oriented (mining, manufacturing, forestry, aerospace, power generation, transportation) and need to extend the life and performance of equipment or product. Tribology involves materials such as steel, non-ferrous metals, ceramics, polymers and composites.

Environmental Consulting Northwest
Jeffrey Kee, 13642 NW Riverview Drive, Portland, OR 97231-2200 Phone: 503-939-7939; Email: jkee [at] hevanet [dot] com
Professional land surveyor, water rights examiner, wetland & natural resource specialist, artistic native restoration, and land use design.

Anthony Reel, CFP(r), Financial Consultant
Liberty Capital Investment Corp., 1800 SW First Ave. #150, Portland; phone 503-225-9393
Skyline resident Anthony Reel can help you find tax-exempt income opportunities from municipal bonds from communities across Oregon.


Cedar Mill News
The Cedar Mill News is published monthly for area residents, with information about land use, community groups and citizen participation, businesses, nature, and activities in our area. You can sign up to get an email when each issue is available, and then read it online or download the PDF. Or pick up a copy in most Cedar Mill Businesses or at the Cedar Mill library.

Leon Speroff, Author
Leon Speroff, 15001 NW Skyline Blvd, Phone: 503-621-3331; Email: lsperoff [at] msn [dot] com. These books are available at Powell’s or
1. “Carlos Montezuma, MD: A Yavapai American Hero: The Life & Times of an American Indian 1866-1923,” Arnica Publishing 2003
2. “The Deschutes River Railroad War,” Arnica Publishing 2007
3. “A Slow Pitch Summer: My Rookie Senior Softball Season,” Arnica Publishing 2007
4. A Good Man. Gregory Goodwin Pincus, The Man, His Story, The Birth Control Pill, Arnica Publishing, 2009

Laura O. Foster, writer /editor / urban tour guide
Laura Foster, 14355 NW McNamee Road, Portland, OR 97231 Phone: 503-621-3450; Email: laura [at] portlandhillwalks [dot] com Web:
Author: Portland Hill Walks, Portland City Walks. Books are available at all local booksellers and online.
Editor: Walk There! by Metro; Timberline Lodge: The History, Art, and Craft of an American Icon. See for other titles.
Urban walking tour guide: See information.

Real Estate

Keller Williams Realty Professionals
Jolynn Winter, 9755 SW Barnes Rd. #560, Portland, OR 97225; Cell# 503-318-1918; Office# 503-546-9955; Email: Jolynn [at] kw [dot] com; Web:
I'm a knowledgeable and professional full-time/full-service realtor committed to negotiate on your behalf with the backing of a trusted company, Keller Williams Realty.

Odyssey Mortgage
Julie Wyodarazyk, 14210 NW Dunbar Lane, Portland, OR 97231 Phone: 503-267-5853; Fax: 503-289-1570; Email: odyssey19 [at] comcast [dot] net
Mortgage broker/owner with 25 years experience. Fast loan approval, low rates, A-C paper.

Prudential NW Properties
Laura Sheldon, 9600 SW Barnes Road, Suite 100, Portland, OR 97225 Phone: 503-906-1369 or 503-292-9393; Email: laurasheldon [at] prunw [dot] com Web:
Whether you are buying or selling your primary residence, a second home, or relocating to a new neighborhood, I can help make your homeownership dreams come true!

ELEETE Real Estate
Jan L Berger, 9200 SW Barnes Road, Portland, OR 97225, Direct 503-680-7799 Office 503-292-1500. Email jan [at] EleeteRE [dot] com  Website Specializing in Skyline Real Estate & Senior Citizen Downsizing. Call for a free Home Price Report today.


Far West Fibers
6440 SE Alexander Street, Hillsboro; 10750 SW Denney Road, Beaverton.
Drop-off hours: 7:30AM-5PM daily. Tel. (503) 643-9944
Materials accepted: Metals, plastics, athletic shoes, CDs, DVDs, glass, cell phones, paper and cardboard; electronics, computers & telephone (*fees may apply); appliances, plastic film and bags, vegetable oil, etc. Call for complete list.

Metal Recycler
Steve Cook of NW Beck Road Phone: 503-621-3246 Will pick up quantities of scrap metal, all appliances, cars to recycle.

Metro Recycling & Hazardous Waste Disposal - Metro Central Station
6161 NW 61st Avenue, Portland, OR 97210 Phone: 503-234-3000; Web:
Directions: from NW St Helens Road, turn north onto Kittridge Avenue, left onto Front Avenue. Go one mile to NW 61st Avenue and turn left. Facility is on the right. Monday-Saturday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Bring paints and stains, pool and spa chemicals, automotive products, thinners, solvents, batteries, art and hobby chemicals, aerosol spray products, medical syringes, pesticides and poisons. Businesses must call first for appointments.

Metro Recycling Information Hotline
Phone: 503-234-3000; Web:
Provides recycling and disposal information and referrals for the Portland Metro area. Real people with fast, friendly answers to your recycling, disposal and waste prevention questions. Call Monday through Saturday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm or use the interactive “Find a Recycler” link on their web page.

Senior Services

Elders in Action
1411 SW Morrison St, Suite 290, Portland; phone 503-235-5474
Educational and ombudsman services.

Skyline Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home
4101 NW Skyline Blvd., Portland, OR 97229, 503-292-6611,
Fred Collins established Skyline Memorial Gardens in 1951. Skyline was the first in Oregon to have a combination funeral home, crematory, cemetery that had even a flower shop. Mr. Collins understood the importance of a celebration of life and advertised the property for not only for funerals but also for weddings and family reunions. Since that time we have built enduring relationships in our Northwest communities. We provide service with integrity, respect and excellence. Plan your remembrance at one of the most beautiful vistas in the Portland area. We offer personalized life celebrations, funeral service, cremation options, cemetery property,  catering and event space.


Hang Gliding
Reed Gleason, 9615 NW Skyline Blvd, Portland, OR 97231 Phone: 503-283-1366; Email: reedg9 [at] comcast [dot] net
Answers questions and talk about paragliding and hang-gliding.

Vacation Rentals

Mt. Hood, Government Camp Vacation Rental
Debbie Brockway Bauer, 503-351-9390 or dbauer9 [at] comcast [dot] net
Mt. Hood, 3 bed, 2 bath condo, hot outdoor pool, recroom, 1500 sq ft. in Government Camp.
$200/night weekends; $150/night mid-week (special Skyline neighbor rate if not already rented.) Ski from Timberline Lodge (about 3 miles) to our back door. Walking distance to SkiBowl. Cross country trails, snowshoing, and sledding right out the back as well!

Pacific Escape
Oregon Coast Vacation Rental at Rockaway Beach. Phone: 503-621-9574; Website: or
Skyline family owned. Steps to beach and short stroll to town. Sleeps 6-8. See photos on website or call Sara for more information. Ask about SRN discount.

Puffins Perch Vacation Home
Rebecca Gattey, 12900 NW Germantown Road, Portland, OR 97231 Phone: 503-240-0707; Email: puffinsperch [at] comcast [dot] net; Web:
Vacation home in Oceanside, Oregon. 90 minutes from Portland. Sleeps up to
14. Across the street from the beach. Available by the night, week, or month.

Sisters Vacation Home
503.240.2992 or email: sistershome [at] comcast [dot] net
Enjoy the Central Oregon outdoors at this Sisters getaway: 3 bed/2 bath home sleeps 6/7 people. From $125 p/n plus tax/cleaning. View at, listing #168319.

Volunteer Opportunities

CASA for Children (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
1401 NE 68th, Portland, OR 97213 Phone: 503-988-5115; Fax: 503-988-5618; Web:
CASA’s mission is to advocate for the best interests of children who have been abused or neglected and are under the protection of the Juvenile Court. Their purpose is to secure a safe and permanent family for each child as quickly as possible. Resources are dedicated to recruiting, training, and supporting citizen volunteers in order to provide quality advocacy. Local volunteer Susan Ahern, 503-621-3510.

Forest Park Conservancy
1507 NW 23rd Ave., Portland, OR 97210. Phone 503.223.5449. Email info [at] forestparkconservancy [dot] org. Web:
The mission of The Forest Park Conservancy is to maintain, preserve, protect, and improve the City of Portland's Forest Park so as to enhance its value as an irreplaceable asset for wildlife habitat and for the use and enjoyment of the public. Volunteers are the heart of our organization - please call or via the web to learn about upcoming opportunities.

Multicultural Integrated Kidney Education Program (MIKE Program)
9340 SW Barnes Road, Suite 221, Portland, OR 97225 Mailing Address: Box 91194, Portland, OR 97291 Phone: 503-296-7705 Fax: 503-296-7713 Email: cheryl [at] mikeprogram [dot] org; Web:
Guided by a unique curriculum, MIKE Program mentors collaborate with teachers/youth workers to equip teens to apply, adopt, and advocate for healthy behaviors by developing a creative tool or experience for their communities to prevent chronic kidney disease.
Begun in 2000, in memory of Michael Hartnett, MD, a nephrologist (kidney doctor) who lived in the Skyline Ridge Neighborhood since 1983, the program continues today under the direction of wife Cheryl Neal, MD of NW Skyline Blvd.

No Ivy League
Rachel Felice, 2960 NW Upshur, Portland, OR 97210 Phone: 503-823-3681; Email: noivyleague [at] gmail [dot] com; Web:
Our mission is to restore the native habitat of Forest Park and other natural areas with efforts in removing invasive plants, youth development programs, environmental education, and community participation, promoting research, providing technical assistance, and seeking relevant societal changes.

Yard & Garden

Oregon Field Mowing
In business for 13 years,  James Tyree specializes in field mowing, which can include mowing down brush and tree seedlings.  He uses either a traction-powered walking brush mower or a small tractor, whichever is appropriate to the task at hand. David and Susan King, who live on McNamee Road, endorse James’s work.  He’s been taming their pasture grass for several years. Contact James Tyree’s Oregon Field Mowing at oregonfieldmowing [at] hotmail [dot] com or call and leave him a message at 503 890 5615.

Weed Wrench Loans
You can eliminate Scotch broom, holly and other woody shrubs and sapling trees easily with a weed wrench. SRN has a weed wrench loan program. We have 3 sizes (small, medium and large) available at no charge. Contact Sen at (503) 621-3331 for the large and medium weed wrenches located on Skyline near mile marker 15. Contact Karen at (503) 289-7169 for the small weed wrench located on McNamee Rd.

Independence Gardens
Karen Wolfgang, Riverview Drive, Phone: 503-929-7170; Email: IndependenceGardensPDX [at] gmail [dot] com; Web:
Building sustainable edible gardens, Independence Gardens is a locally-owned and operated small business. We design and install custom gardens and garden structures and provide consultation services for households and organizations in the Portland, Oregon metro area. CCB#186008

Feigner’s Hilltop Nursery
Rick Feigner, 9980 NW Kaiser Road, Portland, OR 97231 Phone: 503-466-1336 Fax: 503-466-0336; Email: RWFeigner [at] aol [dot] com
Established in 1988 as a retail nursery, Feigner’s Hilltop Nursery is located at Cornelius Pass Road and Kaiser Road as a wholesale grower of trees and shrubs. Open year-round to the public by appointment only.

Mushroom Identification
Reed Gleason, 9615 NW Skyline Blvd, Portland, OR 97231 Phone: 503-283-1366; Email: reedg9 [at] comcast [dot] net
Answers questions and talks about mushrooms. Stop by with a mushroom and Reed will help you identify it.

OSU Master Gardeners
Jordis Yost, Portland area program coordinator, Phone 503-650-3118, Web:
Master Gardeners, after extensive training from OSU Extension Service, are certified to provide science-based information to help Oregon gardeners learn about the art and science of growing and caring for plants. Local Master Gardeners include Carole Hallett, 503-621-3002 and Randy Young, 503-621-3760.

Sherpa Landscaping LLC
Ang Tsering Sherpa, 8221 NW Skyline Blvd, Portland, OR 97229 Phone: 503-701-0225; Fax: 503-282-6092
Full service garden and lawn care and maintenance. Pruning, clean up, lawn/garden care, hauling, pruning, trimming, weeding, mowing. Compost mulching, blowing, and sweeping. Plant delivery. Edging, thatching, aerating, fertilizing and moss control. I love making your yard and garden beautiful and enjoyable!