County's pockets of poverty often invisible

County's pockets of poverty often invisible

It’s a tale of two Clackamas counties. In the northwest corner is Lake Oswego and West...

Christmas card sales boost library

Christmas card sales boost library

When the Oregon City Library Foundation decided to produce a Christmas card to help raise funds...

Lacey Lady's NEW HOME

Lacey Lady's NEW HOME

Educating public about Greatest Generation is priority for expanded Salem museum - One fine day,...

Voters support CCC measure to expand facilities, upgrade technology

Voters support CCC measure to expand facilities, upgrade technology

Clackamas Community College’s measure faced no organized opposition and enjoyed broad...

Clackamas Bookshelf donations give books to kids

Clackamas Bookshelf donations give books to kids

Last week, preschoolers and kindergarten students at the Gladstone Center for Children and...

Another Right 2 Dream Too?

Another Right 2 Dream Too?

'Rest area' in Clackamas County would offer safe haven for those without a home - Trena Sutton...

McLoughlin House hosts plein-air paintings

McLoughlin House hosts plein-air paintings

Longing for better weather as the days get shorter? A special show of plein-air paintings is on...

Gifford named state's substitute of the year

Gifford named state's substitute of the year

Joyce Gifford has been “saving the world, one rosebush at a time” as a substitute...

Light the Night walkers honor, remember Bethany Hartung

Light the Night walkers honor, remember Bethany Hartung

The facts are stark: Bethany Hartung graduated from Clackamas High School in 2003, was diagnosed...

GHS senior returns to starring role at OTC

GHS senior returns to starring role at OTC

The duo that charmed audiences in last year’s “Fancy Nancy” is back for the Oregon...

TAXES divorced from REALITY

TAXES divorced from REALITY

Nearly two decades into M5 and M50, solutions sought for increasing problems - It’s...

Enter, if you dare!

Enter, if you dare!

Voted the biggest, scariest haunt in the metro area, Fear Asylum opens Friday, Oct. 10, at the...

FUELING SUCCESS

FUELING SUCCESS

Chemistry Instructor Nick Hamel has got a stockpile of ideas just waiting for the money to make...

Forest of Arts to celebrate with music, environment

Forest of Arts to celebrate with music, environment

“Celebrate the natural environment and see art created out of organic substances found in...

Locally made film takes on 'ugly facts' of homelessness

Locally made film takes on 'ugly facts' of homelessness

Oregon City High School senior Natasha DuVall plays the daughter of the protagonist in...

Not a lot of traffic on this commute

Not a lot of traffic on this commute

Oak Grove resident Ian Davidson avoids rush-hour snarls by crossing the Willamette River in his...

Fire's online connections

Fire's online connections

Nearly 5,000 people use 36 Pit Fire Facebook groups to get news, needs met - Linda Arnett is...

From the Bing cherry to Willamette Falls

From the Bing cherry to Willamette Falls

'Electric' presentation precedes opening of 'Made in Milwaukie' - History buffs are in for a...

Cheers meet premiere of Wine:30 'parklet'

Cheers meet premiere of Wine:30 'parklet'

Kickstarter campaign funds owner's desire to create open-air space on Main Street - Mayor Jeremy...

Run to 'bridge the distance' for school funding

Run to 'bridge the distance' for school funding

Bridge the Distance, the largest fundraiser for El Puente Bilingual School and Milwaukie...

WATERSHED GETS HANDS-ON HELP

WATERSHED GETS HANDS-ON HELP

Hundreds of boaters armed with garbage bags storm down Clackamas River They came, 450 strong, and...

ROCK 4 A REASON

ROCK 4 A REASON

In April 2013, Leah Merklin, now 4, was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor. This past June, the...

Celebrating community health

Celebrating community health

The Oregon State University Portland Metro Area Extension office held a celebration Aug. 28 to...

IMPROVING HABITAT

IMPROVING HABITAT

Happy Valley homeowners benefit from project slowing down water, preventing erosion - The sight...

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November 20, 2014

Christmas Giving Breakfast set for Dec. 12

by The Clackamas Review
The North Clackamas County Chamber of Commerce will give 100 percent of the funds donated toward the Clackamas Emergency Services Foundation’s Operation Santa Claus as part of its Christmas…
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November 19, 2014

'Prolific' construction site burglar arrested

by Geoff Pursinger
Tigard, Lake Oswego, Happy Valley, Beaverton and West Linn police departments and the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office participated in the investigation. Police have arrested a man they…
Photo Credit: PHOTO BY: RAYMOND RENDLEMAN - People crowd the Oak Lodge Sanitary Distict boardroom last week wanting to comment on a merger proposal with the Oak Lodge Water District.
November 19, 2014

Oak Lodge districts could sign a pre-nup

by Raymond Rendleman
Like a bunch of blushing brides and grooms, the elected officials who govern districts providing sewer and water service to Oak Grove and Jennings Lodge keep pushing back their date for planning…
November 19, 2014

ELECTION TIE?! It could happen with Happy Valley police levy

by Raymond Rendleman
Happy Valley’s enhanced police services measure that had been winning by a 51-to-49 percent margin in early returns now shows a tie, with 2,892 votes in favor and another 2,892 against. Happy…
November 19, 2014

Clackamas County immigrants favor OC, Happy Valley

by Raymond Rendleman
Oregon experiencing boom in number of people moving here - This week, Portland State University’s Population Research Center (PRC) released its preliminary 2014 population estimates, showing…
November 19, 2014

'Gray Thursday' spurned at The Mac Store

by Raymond Rendleman
Kevin Anderson, CEO of The Mac Stores, thinks that at 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving, people should be sitting down to break bread with their families, not clocking into work like employees had to last…
November 19, 2014

Building sale seals Carver school's fate

by Raymond Rendleman
Last month’s $700,000 sale of Carver School in Damascus ended its nearly 80-year history as an educational institution as the building is being refurbished by Carver Event Center LLC. As the…
November 19, 2014

Interested in water? Join a county board

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Clackamas County announces search for citizen advisers - Clackamas County is seeking citizens to serve on four county Advisory Boards and Commissions. The Clackamas County Service District…
November 19, 2014

Area military officers to meet for holiday event

by The Clackamas Review
Members of the Portland Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America will gather Dec. 2 to celebrate the holidays and remember those who died at Pearl Harbor in 1941. Social time…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Members of Milwaukie-Sellwood Jazzercise Studio dance with weights to increase core strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility and stress release.
November 19, 2014

Jazzercise studio outgrows Sellwood location

by Raymond Rendleman
Last month, Jazzercize outlet owner Meegan Rust moved from her Sellwood location “just down the road” to Main Street in Milwaukie. The new Milwaukie-Sellwood Jazzercise Studio, 11049 S.E. Main…

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Nov 19, 2014

Staff joins Oregon Clinic

by Raymond Rendleman
The Oregon Clinic recently welcomed the physicians and staff of Oregon City-based Joe, Leedy and Rydlund Ear Nose Throat & Allergy to its growing ear, nose and throat specialty practice. The…
Nov 19, 2014

Angel Art painting studio offers classes

by The Oregon City News
Opening its doors in late September, Angel Art Creations welcomes everyone from the novice to the experienced painter, and promotes a creative atmosphere where people of all ages can express…
Nov 19, 2014

For 20th year, church serves Thanksgiving dinner to hundreds

by Raymond Rendleman
Proud to be celebrating its 20th year of offering a free dinner to the community, Oregon City’s Parish of Saint John the Apostle will provide its Thanksgiving Day meal Thursday, Nov. 27. Dinner…
Nov 19, 2014

Thanksgiving feast hosted in Milwaukie

by The Clackamas Review
An annual tradition in the Milwaukie area, the American Legion Post 180, 2146 S.E. Monroe St., will host a Thanksgiving feast from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 27. The meal will include turkey,…
Nov 19, 2014

Art class to celebrate diversity

by The Clackamas Review
North Clackamas Schools Community Outreach Team is offering an after-school art course for students in grades 5 through 12 starting in February. The 12-week class will be offered from 5 to 7…
Nov 19, 2014

Holiday drive benefits Clackamas Service Center

by The Clackamas Review
As part of Unitus Community Credit Union’s 12th-annual holiday drive, the credit union’s Clackamas branch is collecting donations for low-income families and the homeless served by Clackamas…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED - Kirkpatrick
Nov 19, 2014

MOOT to highlight struggles of minority pioneers

by Roxandra Pennington
Award-winning author Jane Kirkpatrick is scheduled to discuss the history behind her new book, “A Light in the Wilderness,” inspired by the lives of an interracial couple who immigrated to…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - Afternoon traffic starts to back up I-205 at the start of rush hour.
Nov 19, 2014

County: Build more roads, doubt fact of global warming

by Shasta Kearns Moore
The Clackamas Board of County Commissioners has a message for Metro regional government as it prepares to approve its Climate Smart Communities Project: Don’t forget about roads. The five-member…
Nov 18, 2014

Judge upholds ruling on Damascus de-annexations

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Council president DeYoung says appeal is likely A group of property owners wanting to leave the city of Damascus are celebrating a victory in Marion County Court. Judge Claudia Burton upheld her…
Nov 18, 2014

Judge upholds Damascus de-annexations, but fight probably isn't…

by Shasta Kearns Moore
The city plans to appeal the decision A group of property owners are calling victory in their fight to de-annex from the city of Damascus. A Marion County Circuit Court Judge confirmed her…



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