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FILE PHOTO - This story will be updated as more information is made available.
May 22, 2017

UPDATE: Mother and son injured in early-morning shooting

by Christopher Keizur
Incident occurred at an apartment complex in the 1300 block of Northeast 183rd Avenue.
MCSO PHOTO - MCSO was assisted at the scene by the Gresham Police Department, Fairview Police Department, Gresham Fire Department, American Medical Response and the Oregon Department of Transportation.
May 23, 2017

One dead after collision on I-84

by Zane Sparling
60-year-old man died at the scene, Multnomah County Sheriff's Office reports.
CONTRIBUTED - Another undated photo of Geoff Thompson, whose past business ventures also include a line of men's grooming products.
May 18, 2017

The resurrection of Geoff Thompson

by Zane Sparling
Controversial Corbett innkeeper discusses past foibles, impending run for governor.


FILE PHOTO - Rep. Carla Piluso, D-Gresham.
May 18, 2017

Oregon House passes renter protection bill, Senate considers it

by Christopher Keizur
If signed into law, bill would protect against no cause evictions.
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - City of Gresham employee Carly Rice laughs as Rich Fein explains how to operate an electric bicycle Wednesday at Gresham City Hall.
May 18, 2017

Riders find synergy with electric bikes

by Christopher Keizur
Portland shop demos two wheel innovations at Gresham City Hall.
FILE PHOTO - An illegally parked camper sits near Clear Creek Middle School.
May 18, 2017

Parking RVs in Gresham will require permits

by Christopher Keizur
City Council responds to the increase in recreational vehicles parking on streets.
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Mt. Hood Community College student government representatives talk to Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson Monday during a campus tour that included political science classes, student government and a visit to the college's applied technology center.
May 18, 2017

Students hear from Secretary of State

by Teresa Carson
Richardson exhorts Mt. Hood students to engage in community, politics.
COURTESY PHOTO - Happy Corbett graduating seniors are all accepted to colleges and universities.
May 18, 2017

All Corbett High School seniors admitted to college, universities

by Teresa Carson
77 students plan to attend schools across the U.S.
CONTRIBUTED - Aye Chan May
May 18, 2017

Local Realtor Foundation awards 2017 scholarships

by Pamplin Media Group
Most of the money for the scholarships is raised during the foundation's Scramble 'fore' Scholarships charity golf tournament.
FILE PHOTO - What's Inside: School board members graduate, NW Credit Union awards scholarships.
May 18, 2017

LEARNING LOG: Comcast bestows aid

by Teresa Carson
What's Inside: School board members graduate, NW Credit Union awards scholarships.
COURTESY PHOTO - Lynch Wood families soon can grow yummy and healthy produce in the new public garden
May 18, 2017

Lynch Wood Elementary preparing garden plots

by Teresa Carson
50 families in the Centennial neighborhood can grow vegetables starting this fall
CONTRIBUTED - Zackary T. Enyart
May 18, 2017

Local graduates complete basic military training

by Anne Endicott
Three airmen recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio.
FILE PHOTO - Merit badges on full display
May 18, 2017

Local scouts honored for achievement

by Anne Endicott
The following local residents recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout through the Thunderbird District of the Boy Scouts of America Cascade Pacific Council:
FILE PHOTO - Sonny Yellott
May 16, 2017

UPDATE: Yellott ousted from MHCC board

by Teresa Carson
Mattson, McKeel ahead in preliminary results, Zordich is unopposed, wins
Ricardo 'Ricky' Ruiz
May 17, 2017

UPDATE: Reynolds Schools has new board member, four re-elected

by Teresa Carson
Ricardo 'Ricky' Ruiz, incumbents in other four open Reynolds seats sailed to victory in preliminary results
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA  - Students at Mt. Hood Community College work in the machine shop.
May 16, 2017

UPDATE: Mt. Hood Community College facilities bond fails

by Teresa Carson
The $75 million bond to build a new career and technical education building was failing
FILE PHOTO - The following information was compiled from the public records of the Fairview Police Department.
May 18, 2017

Fairview police log

by Pamplin Media Group
The following information was compiled from the public records of the Fairview Police Department:
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 18, 2017

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

by Emily Lindstrand
36-year-old resident accused of murdering his mother, stabbing store employee.
WIKIPEDIA PHOTO - Johnny Depp
May 18, 2017

Hoax Alert: Johnny Depp did not visit Gresham

by Pamplin Media Group
What's Inside: Winemaker's Dinner planned, Spotlight on New York upcoming at Senior Center.
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - An honor guard parades the colors last Thursday, May 11, at the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Troutdale facility, part of an annual memorial service for fallen officers.
May 18, 2017

IN PHOTOS: Fallen officers honored in memorial service

by Zane Sparling
MCSO pays tribute to officers killed in line of duty during annual event.
Blake Petersen
May 17, 2017

Rockwood nonprofit exec wins Gresham-Barlow school board seat

by Teresa Carson
Blake Petersen, the executive director of the nonprofit Good News Community Health Center in Rockwood, grabbed 3,443 votes, or 50 percent of the total, in preliminary returns.
Gloria Ngezaho
May 17, 2017

Five Centennial School Board members reelected

by Teresa Carson
The five Centennial incumbents are Gloria Ngezaho, Brenda Clark, Rhonda Etherly, Rod Boettcher and Ernie Butenschoen.
OUTLOOK PHOTO: TERESA CARSON - Todd Mickalson, reelected to the Corbett School Board, talks with constitutents at a school board meeting.
May 19, 2017

Four incumbents reelected to Corbett school board

by Teresa Carson
School board members are unpaid volunteers. Most spend more than a dozen hours per month on school board business.
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 18, 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
COURTESY PHOTO: ICE - ICE agents arrest an undocumented immigrant.
May 16, 2017

Deportation arrests rise in Rockwood, Latinos say

by Zane Sparling
Breaking a trend, ICE office reports 129 arrests in March.
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
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Connor and Cole Anderson, 3-year-old twin brothers from Troutdale, sit down to color at the Planning and Community Development tent Saturday at the City of Gresham's CityFest event.
May 15, 2017

Event puts people on pathways to city jobs

by Christopher Keizur
Employment opportunities abound within the city of Gresham, East Multnomah County.
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - McMenamins employee Nancy Spangler carries a tray of bread through the crowded kitchen at the Black Rabbit Restaurant at Edgefield resort in Troutdale. The brewing giant is gearing up for the busy summer season, when it boosts its employee numbers. But with unemployment rates at all-time lows, it's getting harder for companies to find qualified workers.
May 16, 2017

Help Wanted: Looking for labor in a tight market

by Teresa Carson
With unemployment at historic lows, some area positions are tough to fill.
CONTRIBUTED - Superintendent Jim Schlachter
May 15, 2017

Gresham-Barlow district plans staff cuts

by Teresa Carson
Attrition will cut 11 jobs in the Gresham-Barlow School district.
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: GRESHAM POLICE DEPARTMENT - Hassan Abdulhadi Ibrahim, 36
May 15, 2017

Missing disabled man possible danger to self and others

by Christopher Keizur
Hassan Abdulhadi Ibrahim, 36, was reported missing by a Gresham mental health facility
CONTRIBUTED - Stephen Green, community manager for Townsquared, has 17 years in banking and finance.
May 15, 2017

EMEA speaks with 'Mr. Small Business'

by Christopher Keizur
According to Green, common barriers entrepreneurs face include age and education.
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Tom McGloughlan gets comfortable as tattoo artist Bill Jersey gets to work at Equinox.
May 15, 2017

Tattoo shop draws body art aficionados downtown

by Shannon O. Wells
Long time Gresham resident believes in city's growing cultural vibrancy.
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - A Boring property that formerly hosted Ashley's Restaurant and other businesses has been sold to a Sandy family as part of the Hartner bankruptcy proceedings.
May 15, 2017

Sandy family buys former Ashley's Swiss Village

by Quinton Smith
Boring area property is third to be sold in Hartner bankruptcy.
CONTRIBUTED - An undated photo shows Cpl. Jeremy M. Loveless while serving in the U.S. armed forces.
May 15, 2017

Father shares more memories of soldier slain in Iraq

by Zane Sparling
Oregon State Senate mulls roadside memorial for Cpl. Jeremy Loveless
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Gresham Police Chief Robin Sells holds an automated external defibrilator used by patrol officers. Sells wants to speed up the deployment of these lifesaving devices.
May 15, 2017

Gresham chief calls for AEDs in more police cruisers

by Christopher Keizur
Well placed defibrillators touted for life saving action on the fly.

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LOGO - Centennial School District
May 15, 2017

LEARNING LOG: Centennial hires directors

by Teresa Carson
What's Inside: Libraries administer College Placement Test, Teens learn stop motion.
COURTESY PHOTO - Volunteers are needed to place mulch around hundreds of native trees and shrubs that were planted this past winter along Chastain Creek.
May 15, 2017

NEWS BRIEFS: Volunteer at Chastain Creek

by Pamplin Media Group
What's Inside: Free joint pain class offered at Adventist Health.
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - This lush rainforest is at the heart of a 156-acre Nature Conservancy property along the Sandy River that soon will be divvied up between the Metro regional government and heirs to the Diack family, which once owned the land.
May 12, 2017

Uncertain future for Sandy River Gorge preserve

by Nick Budnick
Nature Conservancy to divide up acreage; most going to Metro.
CONTRIBUTED - Lori Stegmann with her daughter Rachel Fetters.
May 12, 2017

A special Sunday - through a mother's lens

by Outlook Staff
Four high profile local moms share Mother's Day plans and traditions.
COURTESY RENDERING - This is a drawing of one possible design for the proposed new Gresham High School.
May 12, 2017

Community members seek to preserve the front of Gresham High

by Teresa Carson
1930s facade set for demolition in Gresham High School replacement plan.
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The Multnomah County Major Crimes Team is investigating a suspicious death that reportedly occurred on or near train tracks at the junction of Northeast 223rd Avenue.
May 12, 2017

UPDATE: Suspicious death in Fairview declared suicide, police…

by Zane Sparling
Deceased adult male stabbed himself to death, according to the investigators.
ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: EMILY LINDSTRAND - The iconic Safari Club sign is located at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Broadway Street. City leaders hope to safe the sign after the building is demolished to make way for a Dollar General store in several weeks.
May 09, 2017

Lions and Tigers and Bears...Oh My!

by Emily Lindstrand
Residents recall a legendary haunt, the Safari Club, before building is torn down
OUTLOOK PHOTO: ZANE SPARLING - Centennial Little League serves ballplayers age 4 to 14.
May 12, 2017

League hopes boat will float after rifle raffle rumpus

by Zane Sparling
Raffle tickets for $5,000 wooden drift boat cost $20 each.
CONTRIBUTED - The center currently runs twice-monthly day trips for the elderly, but will cancel their program if a volunteer cannot be found.
May 12, 2017

NEWS BRIEFS: Senior Center may cancel day trips

by Pamplin Media Group
What's Inside: Don't contaminate yard debris bins, Southeast Lusted Road reopens in rural area
PORTLANDS TRIBUNE: JONATHAN HOUSE - This Southwest Portland house is one of several cited in a lawsuit charging predatory and deceptive real estate practices.
May 09, 2017

Suit targets house-flipping family

by Nick Budnick
Partner's affidavit says Bastasches preyed on unsavvy homeowners in and around Portland.
MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Michael Sutton Chastain could face five years in prison after being found guilty of domestic violence.
May 12, 2017

Domestic abuse case entangles Oregon DHS

by Nick Budnick
Child services worker lived with meth-using ex-con, according to court records.
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - A ceremonial guard fires a volley of shots from M1 Garand rifles Thursday during a memorial service for fallen law enforcement officers held in Troutdale by the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office.
May 12, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Multnomah County Sheriff's Office hosts memorial…

by Pamplin Media Group
Annual commemoration of fallen officers is held at the Troutdale public safety building
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Boy Scout Matthew Merritt is a junior at Sam Barlow High School, where, in addition to his scouting activities, he enjoys metalwork and machining classes.
May 12, 2017

Eagle project more than a day at the beach

by Zane Sparling
Gresham teen renews lifeguard shack at Glenn Otto Community Park in Troutdale.
FILE PHOTO - The following information is from the public records of the Gresham Police Department:
May 12, 2017

Gresham police log

by Pamplin Media Group
The following information is from the public records of the Gresham Police Department:
CONTRIBUTED - Nancy Jaksich
May 12, 2017

Mt. Hood college honors Suburban Auto's Jaksich

by Teresa Carson
Tireless volunteer and student supporter named Patron Saint of Mt. Hood Community College.
OUTLOOK PHOTO: TERESA CARSON - Agrin Niroumand, left, and Ismahan Dahir, plan to use their $10,000 scholarships from Kaiser Permanente to become doctors and work in Third World countries.
May 12, 2017

Students receive big scholarships from Kaiser Permanente

by Teresa Carson
Eight students from East Multnomah County win $10,000 each from Kaiser Permanente.
COURTESY PHOTO - Built in 1735, Mount Vernon has been meticulously restored to look much like it did when the father of our country lived there.
May 12, 2017

Reynolds teacher studies Mount Vernon

by Teresa Carson
Teresa Osborne gets 3 weeks at President George Washington's home.
FILE PHOTO - Rep. Mark Johnson, R-Hood River
May 12, 2017

LEARNING LOG: Johnson introduces reading legislation

by Teresa Carson
What's Inside: Reading program needs more volunteers, Library hosts oddities.
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Firefighters Grant Kimble and Tyson Guillory rappel down the Gresham Fire Department's training tower to get to the simulated occupants of a limousine below. The training exercise took place Friday at the department's training facility on Northeast Halsey Street.
May 12, 2017

Scenario drives firefighters over the edge

by Christopher Keizur
Search and rescue team trains for rescue from limo hanging from bridge.
FILE PHOTO - The man knocked on doors around 9 p.m. between April 13 and April 28 near the intersection of Northwest Division Street and Northwest Mawrcrest Drive.
May 10, 2017

Fake utility worker attempts to enter Gresham homes

by Christopher Keizur
The man was denied entry into the homes, and his motivation is still unknown.
CONTRIBUTED - Born in Lincoln City, Danielle follows a family tradition of volunteering at the Depoe Bay Salmon Bake each summer. She attended her first Salmon Bake in a stroller when she was 6 days old.
May 09, 2017

The ripple effect

by Anne Endicott
Springwater Trail senior Danielle Whitlock sets example with compassion and empathy.
OUTLOOK PHOTO: TERESA CARSON - Katrise Perera, pictured at the May 4 Gresham-Barlow School Board meeting, will become the district's new superintendent July 1.
May 09, 2017

UPDATE: Katrise Perera named superintendent of Gresham-Barlow…

by Teresa Carson
Seasoned educator from Houston replaces Jim Schlachter, who is retiring.
POST PHOTO: BRITTANY ALLEN - A photo of Mount Hood taken in December.
May 09, 2017

Seattle man dies while climbing Mount Hood

by Brittany Allen
Injuries from steep fall in Hogsback climbing area proves fatal
CONTRIBUTED - Robert and Sharon Birge enjoy a tropical vacation in an undated photo.
May 09, 2017

Woman's death on rafting trip leads to helmet bill

by Zane Sparling
Troutdale resident Sharon Birge died of brain trauma on Deschutes River.
CONTRIBUTED - Family of Friends participants had the chance to fly in airplanes alongside pilots from the Young Eagles Program.
May 09, 2017

Family of Friends kids take to the skies

by Christopher Keizur
Local pilots from Young Eagles program give children unique flight experience.