Oregon City Police's $20 million building heads back to ballot

Oregon City Police's $20 million building heads back to ballot

If voters don't approve the revenue bond, city officials say they will continue to collect a...

DEQ fines Oregon City's Clackamette Cove development $118,000

DEQ fines Oregon City's Clackamette Cove development $118,000

Oregon's Department of Environmental Quality has issued fines totaling $118,203 to a developer...

Milwaukie's Waldorf program gets national award

Milwaukie's Waldorf program gets national award

Portland Waldorf School in Milwaukie is among this year's 45 U.S. Department of Education Green...

Voters pick Kathy Wai for North Clackamas School Board

Voters pick Kathy Wai for North Clackamas School Board

Position 5 candidate Kathy Wai youngest ever to be elected to position on board

State Rep. Mark Meek encourages Gladstone Mobile Home Park

State Rep. Mark Meek encourages Gladstone Mobile Home Park

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Local ballet students express Spanish flair in  'Don Quixote'

Local ballet students express Spanish flair in 'Don Quixote'

Sixteen dancers from North Clackamas, Oregon City and Gladstone will perform in Classical Ballet...

Gladstone hometown hero Clifton James fondly remembered

Gladstone hometown hero Clifton James fondly remembered

James, awarded the Silver Star for his bravery in combat in 1945, went on international fame as...

Students from North Clackamas, Oregon City, Gladstone dedicate themselves to helping others in their communities

Students from North Clackamas, Oregon City, Gladstone dedicate themselves to helping others in their communities

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May 23, 2017

Opportunities abound to donate blood in Clackamas County

by Raymond Rendleman
Before busy summer schedules set in, the American Red Cross officials are urging eligible donors to roll up a sleeve
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - Opened in August of 2009, Hood View Park is the second sports complex designed and built by the North Clackamas Parks & Recreation District.
May 22, 2017

Happy Valley to withdraw from North Clackamas Parks district

by Raymond Rendleman
After last week's unanimous vote, Happy Valley City Council will return on June 6 for an ordinance to officially withdraw from NCPRD effective Dec. 31
PHOTO BY ANGELA KLINGSPORN - Clackamas Pioneer Cemetery fell on hard times during the early 20th century but now proclaims itself with new signage.
May 22, 2017

Memorial Day speaks to turnaround of Clackamas Pioneer Cemetery

by Raymond Rendleman
The American Legion will honor all the veterans' graves with flags and raising the colors at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 27


SUBMITTED PHOTO - Milwaukie student artist Miles Menely, a seventh-grader at the Micha-el School, sells his work at the Milwaukie Farmers Market.
May 22, 2017

Milwaukie Farmers Market doubles food stamps

by Raymond Rendleman
Milwaukie Farmers Market runs 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. May through October at the corner of Main and Harrison streets
PHOTO COURTESY: CCC - A mother, played by Allison Andresen (right), attempts to cheat her children's governess (Molly Bowman) out of her pay by making up offenses in the 'The Governess,' part of 'The Good Doctor' series.
May 22, 2017

'The Good Doctor' pays a call to Clackamas Community College

by Ellen Spitaleri
'The Good Doctor,' the last production of the season, completes this year's theme of American classic plays.
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - Homeless camps like this one along the Springwater Trail, can be found across the region. Clackamas County found more than 2,000 homeless people in it's latest count.
May 21, 2017

Clackamas County sees rise in homeless count

by Peter Wong
Totals increase even as unemployment drops; official says 'this should be a call to action for everyone in our community'
An equity policy approved by the Oregon City School District and this poster that has been displayed at OC schools this year have been up for debate by board members.
May 16, 2017

Oregon City School Board incumbent Evon Tekorius wins re-election

by Raymond Rendleman
Democratic Party, Oregon City Education Association endorses board challenger Martha Spiers to unseat Troy Bolinger
NEWS PHOTO: EMILY LINDSTRAND - The Estacada Harvest market was the scene yesterday of a grisly stabbing allegedly carried out by Colton man Joshua Webb as he was carrying the severed head of his mother.
May 16, 2017

Police: Colton man carries mother's severed head into Estacada supermarket

by Emily Lindstrand
Community rallies behind Mother's Day stabbing victim at Harvest Market; Joshua Lee Webb, 36, charged in murder, knife attack
Sunrise Water Authority
May 16, 2017

Eric Hofeld keeps Sunrise Water Authority seat

by Raymond Rendleman
Hofeld was on the Sunrise Water Authority Budget Committee for two years before he was appointed to fill a vacant Sunrise board position in 2015
May 16, 2017

CLACKAMAS FIRE DISTRICT: Trotter passes Hawes by more than 5,000 votes

by Brittany Allen
Race for position 4 on county fire board proves a close call
CCC - Environmental Learning Center
May 16, 2017

Clackamas Community College plans environmental project kickoff

by The Clackamas Review
Effort begins to restore the headwaters of Newell Creek and preserve the nature and beauty of the Environmental Learning Center
Steve Johnson
May 15, 2017

Gladstone library lawsuit hangs in balance of recall election

by Raymond Rendleman
If voters recall Steve Johnson and Kim Sieckmann, it's likely council will appoint replacements who support ending the city's lawsuit with the county
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Troy Bolton (played by Draven Carrere) and Gabriella Montez (Cassidy Burton) are ready for some fun in the sun in Disney's 'High School Musical 2 Jr.'
May 15, 2017

'High School Musical 2 Jr' opens at Alder Creek Middle School

by Raymond Rendleman
Performances are 7 p.m. May 18-21, with 2 p.m. matinees Saturday and Sunday
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Oregon City's annual Teddy Bear Parade collects new stuffed animals for local police agencies, fire departments, emergency rooms, children's hospitals and women's shelters.
May 15, 2017

Pioneer Family Festival kicks off this weekend

by Raymond Rendleman
Oregon City Optimist Club will transform Oregon City's Clackamette Park into the 20th annual festival grounds
SUBMITTED PHOTO - John Kilstrum (middle) and Rustam Abbasov (right) accept their Public Service Award from Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts (left).
May 15, 2017

Sheriff honors men who helped stop Happy Valley Library attacker

by Raymond Rendleman
Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts recently presented three citizens with the Public Service Awards for their acts of bravery
SUBMITTED PHOTO - You can now rent a U-Haul truck from the Cigarettes Cheaper mini mart in Oregon City.
May 14, 2017

Oregon City's Cigarettes Cheaper now offers U-Haul rentals

by The Oregon City News
Cigarettes Cheaper owner Tri Trinh said he was proud to better meet the demands of Clackamas County
May 12, 2017

Schrader: Hope for bipartisan action on budget, tax overhaul, public works spending

by Peter Wong
Oregon Democrat draws contrast with recent party-line vote on undoing 2010 health care law during talk at Clackamas Rotary Club lunch.
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May 12, 2017

Burglar convicted in six Lake Oswego, Oregon City cases

by Pamplin Media Group
Anthony Gordon Brown is already serving time for a burglary at the Oregon City Coffee Rush
May 12, 2017

Click It or Ticket safety blitz begins May 15

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office will join law enforcement agencies throughout Oregon working overtime to focus on proper seatbelt use
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Colorful carrots are among the many fresh offerings at the Oregon City Farmers Market on Saturdays.
May 12, 2017

Food stamps doubled again at Oregon City Farmers Market

by Raymond Rendleman
Cardholders are invited to participate in the second year of farmers' market tours and chef's demonstrations on the second Saturday of the month

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May 11, 2017

Police say man shot by officer threatened him with a utility knife

by Jim Redden
Portland Transit Division officer who killed suspect in Southeast Portland on Wednesday was partnering with his Clackamas County Sheriff's Officer…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Community Inclusion Specialist Linda Jones provides instructions to Emily Counts while helping out at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Portland.
May 11, 2017

More one-on-one help for people with disabilities

by Danny Knoll
Milwaukie-based nonprofit Exceed Enterprises has expanded its Upskills Training Program
SUBMITTED PHOTOS - Rotary Club team members meet with Portland Pickles Baseball mascot Dillon after the Milwaukie Cares week dodgeball tournament in Milwaukie.
May 10, 2017

School notes for May 10

by Raymond Rendleman
Dodgeball raises money for Milwaukie High; Oregon City teachers awarded technology grants; Gladstone Education Foundation; Gladstone Outdoor School
SUBMITTED PHOTOS - 'Some Never Forget' seeks to explore the truth behind U.S. military personnel left behind in Vietnam.
May 10, 2017

Happy Valley novelist R. Cyril West takes on POW/MIA truth

by The Clackamas Review
'Some Never Forget' focuses on Walter Greene, a paranoid, right-wing father of a Vietnam soldier who went missing in 1971
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Trail Distilling's First City Vodka was noted for its soft landing on the palate.
May 09, 2017

Oregon City's Trail Distilling receives early honors from American Distilling Institute

by The Oregon City News
Awards went to Trail Distilling's First City Vodka, handcrafted from wheat and noted for its soft landing on the palate, and to Trillium Gin
MULTNOMAH COUNTY - Justin Godsy in a February mugshot.
May 09, 2017

Good samaritan helps deputy thwart attack in Walmart parking lot

by KOIN 6 News
A sheriff's deputy who responded to reports of a theft in unincorporated Happy Valley was prepared thanks to a good samaritan's warning
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Bob and Sandy Stehn are the founders of Stehn Family Chapel, a funeral home in Milwaukie celebrating 40 years.
May 09, 2017

Stehn Family Chapel celebrates 40 years in Milwaukie

by Raymond Rendleman
Chamber after-hours event on May 11 will begin with a 4 p.m. blessing from Rev. Jorge Hernandez from St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
PHOTO BY: RAYMOND RENDLEMAN - Waterboard Park has some beautiful geologic formations to be highlighted after a clean-up event this weekend.
May 09, 2017

Waterboard Park cleanup set for Saturday, may 6, in Oregon City

by Raymond Rendleman
Participants should contact the Parks Foundation at 503-686-4340 or visit SOLVoregon.org to register
Steve Johnson
May 08, 2017

Election heating up to recall Gladstone City Councilors Steve Johnson and Kim Sieckmann

by Raymond Rendleman
The Clackamas County Election's Office sent out ballots with Johnson's name misspelled, and the secretary of state referred the chief petitioner for…
May 08, 2017

Free seminar on earthquake, disaster preparedness

by The Clackamas Review
Prepare Out Loud forum set for 7:30 to 9 a.m. Thursday, May 11, at Camp Withycombe, 15300 S.E. Minuteman Way, Clackamas
Yvonne Smith
May 07, 2017

Yvonne Smith joins Senior Citizens Council of Clackamas County board of directors

by The Clackamas Review
Smith has worked at Clackamas Community College since 2006 where she is a full-time faculty member in the gerontology and human-services programs
Joanne Truesdell
May 06, 2017

Clackamas Community College to hold president search forums

by The Clackamas Review
CCC President Joanne Truesdell announced her decision to retire her presidency effective July 2018
May 06, 2017

ADA ramps planned along Oak Grove Boulevard

by The Clackamas Review
Oak Grove Boulevard will be the first project in the county's new plan to ensure equal access for people with disabilities to all county roadway…
PHOTO BY: TERRY JOHN GIBSON - Employees of Potelco hook up the first LED streetlight fixture along McLoughlin Boulevard in a project that will install more than 60 fixures by the end of the year along the corridor from Milwaukie to Gladstone.
May 05, 2017

Streetlight installation begins on McLoughlin Boulevard between Gladstone and Milwaukie

by Raymond Rendleman
On Friday, streetlights began being installed along the 3.4-mile stretch of McLoughlin Boulevard in unincorporated Clackamas County between the…
May 05, 2017

Police: Five arrested in Tualatin linked to stolen vehicles

by Pamplin Media Group
Two Forest Grove residents were arrested, as well as men from Portland, Clackamas and Pendleton.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Seventh-graders at Kraxberger Middle School participate in Challenge Day, an anti-bullying workshop funded by a grant from the Gladstone Education Foundation.
May 04, 2017

School notes: Gladstone schools receive grants; Register for cleanup at CCC

by Raymond Rendleman
In April, the Gladstone Education Foundation awarded seven grants to the four schools in the Gladstone School District
May 04, 2017

Oregon City Farmers Market kids club expands

by Raymond Rendleman
Kids between 5 and 12 sign their 'passport to health' at a check-in booth, get a POP button and reusable shopping bag, and receive $2 every time they…
May 03, 2017

Help save trauma patients' lives by giving blood

by Raymond Rendleman
During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible blood and platelet donors to make an appointment
Karelia Harding
May 02, 2017

North Clackamas School Board candidates Karelia Harding, Kathy Wai oppose vouchers

by Raymond Rendleman
Harding was born in Honduras, and Wai was born in Myanmar
Troy Bolinger
May 01, 2017

Democratic Party sets sights on Oregon City School Board incumbents Troy Bolinger, Evon…

by Raymond Rendleman
Tekorius earned the Republican nomination and last November ran unsuccessfully against Mark Meek for State House District 40