Portland singer ready for 'Soulful' show

Portland singer ready for 'Soulful' show

Blanket Concert takes place Saturday, Aug. 1, in Troutdale Singer-songwriter Paul Creighton...

Out and About

Out and About

Concerts Soulful Giving Blanket Concert: noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Junki and Linda...

Pickathon makes families feel welcome

Pickathon makes families feel welcome

Indie-roots music festival distinguishes itself through children's, teens activities To the...

Time to take another 'Bite' this July 25

Time to take another 'Bite' this July 25

Food, music, more Saturday at Imagination Station Fans of food and music have an opportunity to...

Music Mondays offer hot fun in the summertime

Music Mondays offer hot fun in the summertime

Latin jazz, blues, bluegrass among series' offerings If you haven’t heard yet, one of the...

Gresham prepares for artist invasion

Gresham prepares for artist invasion

Annual festival always draws thousands As many as 10,000 people are expected to descend on...

Out and About

Out and About

Concert Soulful Giving Blanket Concert — 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Junki...

High road leads to Mt. Hood Community College July 17-18

High road leads to Mt. Hood Community College July 17-18

Highland Games features pipers, dancers, contests and more It’s that time of year again,...

Out and About

Out and About

Concert Soulful Giving — 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Junki and Linda...

International Bite means 'No One Left Behind'

International Bite means 'No One Left Behind'

July 11 event benefits outreach to poor in Gresham By having a good time, you can help others...

Out and About

Out and About

Concert Soulful Giving — 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Junki and Linda...

Some advice on what to do when a loved one doesn't understand you

Some advice on what to do when a loved one doesn't understand you

Expert offers tips on caring for people with challenges Anyone with an aging parent or loved one...

Heslin House highlights the home front

Heslin House highlights the home front

World War II exhibit on display through year's end Want to strike a blow against fascism? Try...

The stamp of a good marriage

The stamp of a good marriage

Wedding invites popular at historic Bridal Veil post office. Frank and Lona Arnold of Vancouver,...

Region's songwriters converge on Gresham June 25

Region's songwriters converge on Gresham June 25

Spinella's hosts tunesmiths who want to reach top of the pops Nothing gets you noticed in the...

Out and About

Out and About

Concert Soulful Giving — 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Junki and Linda...

From their 'Backyards' to your eyes

From their 'Backyards' to your eyes

Latest exhibit features 24 artists' work Three decades ago, it was love at first sight for Susan...

Out and About

Out and About

Concert Soulful Giving — 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Junki and Linda...


Gresham's Latest Features

July 21, 2015

Out and About

by Rob Cullivan
Concert Soulful Giving Blanket Concert — 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Junki and Linda Yoshida’s estate, 29330 S.E. Stark St., Troutdale. Attendees must be 21 or older. Tickets…
July 07, 2015

Estacada Timber Festival attracts families and loggers alike

by Alexandra Wallachy
The 2015 Timber Festival was full of music, food and old-fashioned timber competitions. Festival attendees young and old navigated booths of food, trinkets and watched amateur loggers show off…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Children wave to a passing fire engine Saturday during the Corbett Fourth of July Parade.   6. The Corbett Parade attracted thousands of spectators to watch classic cars, rodeo queens, vintage military vehicles and much more.   7. Children rush to collect candy thrown from passing vehicles during the Corbett Fourth of July Parade.   8. Children look to catch candy thrown by this vintage military truck sponsored by the Weston familys auto dealerships.   9. The Corbett Fourth of July Parade is a festive occasion that includes vehicles of all stripes, including this 1948 Gibson Model D tractor.   10. The Weston fire engine cruises Springdale while showering candy on spectators at the Corbett Fourth of July Parade.   11. Throw Water, Not Candy was the motto of this float at the Corbett Fourth of July parade Saturday.
July 07, 2015

There's no place like the Fourth of July Corbett Fun Festival

by Alexandra Wallachy
Most things have changed since 1970. Skylines change, hairlines receded and the Corbett Fun Festival grew. In its 45-year tenure the festival, which originally took place on Halloween, has…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: ALEXANDRA WALLACHY  - Damascus residents placed flowers and candles at the site of a fallen Ponderosa Pine at the corner of Damascus Square.
June 24, 2015

Rest in peace, Ponderosa pine

by Alexandra Wallachy
Some people in Damascus are grieving, but not for a fellow citizen. Instead, they’re mourning a Ponderosa pine that stood for decades in Damascus Square. Since the tree was cut down Friday, May…
June 19, 2015

High school 'Rising Stars' workshops offered at Arts Plaza

by Pamplin Media Group
Participants will perform in July 6 launch of 2015 Music Mondays series New to student summer activities in Gresham, the Rising Stars Project offers a series of workshops in June with…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Two employees of Legacy Health System stand with food collected for area food banks during the systems May No One Go Hungry drive.
June 12, 2015

Legacy drive benefits area food pantries

by Rob Cullivan
Medical center employees collect thousands of pounds of food Food banks throughout the region recently got a big boost from Legacy Health System, which held a food/money collection drive called…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Milena Matic's Owned is among the pieces on display in the Gresham Art Committees latest exhibit Backyards, which runs June 9 to Aug. 6 at the Public Safety & Schools Building, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway.
June 09, 2015

Out and About

by Rob Cullivan
Concerts East County Community Orchestra — 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 12, David Douglas High School, Horner Performing Arts Center, 1500 S.E. 130th Ave. Free. Donations welcome. Venue is wheelchair…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY JUANITA MARTUS - New folk blues band Nicodemus Snow's tunes have been heard on area radio, and the band will share their music June 20 at Solfest.
June 09, 2015

Solfest debuts in Gresham on June 20

by Rob Cullivan
New festival features variety of bands Just in time for summer, Gresham debuts a new festival — Solfest 2015 will take place from 2-10 p.m. Saturday, June 20, on Main Avenue, between Third and…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - The late comedian Red Skelton created this painting of his character Freddie the Freeloader. Skelton's artwork will be on display at the Fenske Galleries in Troutdale starting June 5.
June 09, 2015

Troutdale exhibit celebrates famous comedians' paintings

by Rob Cullivan
Fenske Galleries exhibit showcases Red Skelton's artwork The Fenske Galleries, 255 E. Columbia River Highway, Troutdale, is displaying the artwork of the late vaudeville, radio and TV star Red…
June 02, 2015

Choir performs June 6 at Reynolds High School

by Rob Cullivan
Latest show gives its regards to Broadway From “West Side Story” to “A Chorus Line,” the Gresham Community Choir will give its regards to Broadway with a 3 p.m. concert Saturday, June 6, at…

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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: EMILY NIDAL - Nang Dunn ran in Laos in 2013 to highlight the plight of women and children caught in the world of human trafficking. Her experience is documented in Running Home.
Jun 02, 2015

'Running Home' to help those who can't

by Rob Cullivan
MetroEast producer documents Laos anti-trafficking event Emily Vidal went to Laos in 2013 to find out why three women were running all over the place. The answer: to highlight the plight of…
FILE PHOTO - Cellist Skip vonKunske's Groovy Wallpaper will perform Monday, June 8, at the Winery at McMenamins Edgefield, Troutdale.
Jun 02, 2015

Out and About

by Rob Cullivan
Concerts East County Community Orchestra — 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 12, David Douglas High School, Horner Performing Arts Center, 1500 S.E. 130th Ave. Free. Donations welcome. Venue is wheelchair…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY JOSH GRAY - Tony Wittinger of Shift Wellness PDX adjusts the handlebars of a bicycle so the rider has better joint alignment and comfort while cycling.
Jun 02, 2015

How to be a healthy cyclist

by Rob Cullivan
Shift Wellness helps riders adjust If the Portland-Gresham area is known for one thing, it’s an abundance of cyclists. Indeed, according to the League of American Bicyclists, Oregon ranks No. 1…




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