36 Pit Fire burns on, Estacada shrouded in smoke, ash

36 Pit Fire burns on, Estacada shrouded in smoke, ash

The 36 Pit Fire burning in forest land continues to grow about 10 miles east of Estacada. As of...

Lacey Lady's new mission

Lacey Lady's new mission

Plane needs cleaning The Lacey Lady has been stuck at an altitude of about 15 feet for nearly...

New chamber CEO will leave after August

New chamber CEO will leave after August

Chamber will 'keep moving' Canby’s chamber of commerce CEO of 2 ½ months is leaving. Rick...

App-tastic

App-tastic

Eccles students use their imagination and ingenuity Leave it to the kids. Six Eccles Elementary...

FAIR 2014: It's off and running

FAIR 2014: It's off and running

While throngs of people worked their way through the rabbit and poultry barn Wednesday, Libby...

'Fiddler' finale is this weekend

'Fiddler' finale is this weekend

Performances are Thursday through Saturday, including a Saturday matinee Canby Community Theatre...

Fairgrounds temp building goes up

Fairgrounds temp building goes up

Preparations for the 2014 Clackamas County Fair are quite different than fairs in past years....

City selects library director

City selects library director

Melissa Kelly was serving as interim library manager before being promoted A newly defined and...

'Summer in the city'

'Summer in the city'

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Photo Credit: RAY HUGHEY - Four-car accident on Arndt Road sends two people to hospital early Thursday.
September 17, 2014

4-vehicle chain collision sends two to hospital

by Pamplin Media Group
The Canby Police Department is investigating a four-car accident early Thursday that sent two people to area hospitals. The accident occurred shortly after 7 a.m., on Arndt Road, just west of…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Canby Fire District personnel battle a barn fire Thursday on South Heinz Road.
September 10, 2014

Neighbor helping neighbor

by Ray Hughey
Thanks to alert neighbors, a pair of Canby area fires got quick reaction from area firefighters Saving life, limb and property seems to be the neighborly thing to do in Canby lately. Damage in…
September 10, 2014

Canby Grove slates charter school info meeting

by (none)
Canby Grove Christian Center will hold a public meeting Monday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. to discuss the details of a new charter school on the Canby Grove campus. The school will be called Canby…
September 10, 2014

That tastes a bit odd

by Ray Hughey
Algae in water source is the cause of odd smell and taste Your drinking water tasting a little funny? It’s not you. Canby Utility announced on its webpage Thursday that while its drinking water…
September 10, 2014

City administrator search process takes a new turn

by (none)
The City of Canby had two strong candidates for its city administrator position and that has turned out to be a good thing. The city had made a conditional offer to Regan Bolli in August, but…
September 08, 2014

Races for state lawmakers heat up in Clackamas County

by Raymond Rendleman
House seat in OC, Gladstone; Senate district also covers Estacada, Canby and Molalla - How is Cover Oregon like the light-rail project being built between Portland and Oak Grove? It’s a fair…
September 10, 2014

Canby fire, police to observe 9/11 Thursday

by Pamplin Media Group
Canby firefighters and police officers will hold their annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony at 8 a.m. Thursday at the fire station 62 at 221 S. Pine St. This year is New York/WTC remembrance and during…
September 03, 2014

Latest state economic forecast offers a little good, little bad

by Peter Wong
The good news about Oregon’s latest economic and revenue forecast, released last week, is that there’s not much new. Money coming into the general fund, which pays for most state services and…
The Barlow Road-Zimmerman Road safety improvement project has been completed. The road reopened for travel last Friday. The $2.3 million project was funded by the Federal High Risk Rural Roads Program.
September 03, 2014

Barlow Road renovation project is completed

by (none)
Clackamas County has completed safety improvements to the Barlow Road-Zimmerman Road intersection. The newly repaved and striped intersection opened to all traffic on Friday. A portion of Barlow…
September 03, 2014

County lagging regional counterparts in job growth

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Clackamas County is lagging far behind its regional counterparts in terms of job growth. That’s according to a newly released report on Oregon’s economic forecast from state economists. While…

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Sep 03, 2014

Canby man builds successful life in Japan

by Rachel Aldrich
Ever wonder where some of your old Canby High friends ended up? For anyone who graduated from Canby High School with Kenneth Havens in 1993, the answer is Japan. Havens grew up near Ninety-One…
Photo Credit: RAY HUGHEY - Collin Spurgeon and Tommy Bove sit on the stone steps of a new fishing access area completed by teenagers as part of their work with Willderness International Youth Conservation Corps in Canby.
Sep 03, 2014

pond, pole and a comfy spot

by Ray Hughey
Youth Conservation Corps offers look at Community Park projects Young participants in the Wilderness International Youth Conservation Corps last week displayed their efforts for agencies…
Sep 03, 2014

Major changes coming to Canby Square

by Ray Hughey
Big 5 Sporting Goods could be first of several high profile tennants to make Canby home Big changes, including a sporting goods store and more retail space, are coming for the Canby Square…
Sep 03, 2014

Canby Utility GM on the move

by Ray Hughey
Matt Michel will move on, utility company has begun search Matt Michel, Canby Utility general manager for four years, has resigned to accept a similar job with a Eugene utility. Michel announced…
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Sep 09, 2014

Access changes at BPMS

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Baker Prairie Middle School has changed the way students are dropped off and picked up this school year. For the 2014-15 school year, the school is asking parents to use 13th Avenue to access…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Firefighters battle a blaze that destroyed a horse barn on South Heinz Road Thursday afternoon.
Sep 05, 2014

Flames cause $50,000 damage

by Ray Hughey
A Thursday afternoon fire on South Heinz Road destroyed a horse barn and briefly threatened a nearby manufactured home. A Canby Fire District firefighter was treated at an area hospital for…
Sep 02, 2014

Free grant-writing workshops set for September

by Ellen Spitaleri
Three grant-writing orientation workshops are scheduled for September; two are sponsored by the Clackamas County Cultural Coalition and the third is offered by the Clackamas County Public Health…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: AMY CARLSON - A dark-gray 2010 Honda Accord shot through the back window has more than $100 in damage, scaring everyone in the Roaring River Campground.
Aug 28, 2014

Labor Day warning: Don't shoot near campgrounds

by Raymond Rendleman
Next year’s Roaring River Canoe Slalom, which has been taking place for the place for the past eight years along the Clackamas River, is in danger of being cancelled after a mysterious drive-by…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Soil erosion along the Molalla and Pudding rivers is a real concern that will be addressed by a streambank erosion seminar Sept. 20.
Aug 27, 2014

What can be done about streambank erosion along local rivers?

by John Baker
Streambank erosion is a natural process and, in an undisturbed stream, it usually happens slowly over time. Local rivers like the Molalla and Pudding are seeing their share of erosion, which…
Aug 27, 2014

CCSO looking for information on Aug. 11 homicide

by (none)
The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information in connection with an Aug. 11 homicide. Misael “Gallo” Delgado Nunez, 45, of Aloha, was found in a field in the area of Northeast…



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