After 3 months on job, Network Enforcement Team makes a difference

After 3 months on job, Network Enforcement Team makes a difference

Secured more than 30 abandoned properties Three months ago when Gresham Police Chief Craig...

Nonprofit's community garden feeds families

Nonprofit's community garden feeds families

Two families provide land It's fairly well-known that Birch Community Services provides many...

Gresham men, Washington woman face federal child porn, abuse charges

Gresham men, Washington woman face federal child porn, abuse charges

Father, son and girlfriend accused A 35-year-old Gresham man, his girlfriend and father have each...

Back to school bash offers 800 students backpacks

Back to school bash offers 800 students backpacks

Through 'I Have a Dream' Oregon, Reynolds students receive packs filled with school supplies A...

Program connects girls with SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY

Program connects girls with SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY

- Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest launches its inaugural five-year Eureka! Program, focusing...

Repairs arrive at couple's doorstep

Repairs arrive at couple's doorstep

Korean War veteran and his wife get help from volunteers Sandy and Jack Lowe were coming home on...

Historic house to be saved after all

Historic house to be saved after all

New plans submitted by developer Preservationists are cheering at the news: The city of Gresham's...

Water erodes cultural differences

Water erodes cultural differences

Mt. Hood swim instructors visit Maldives to help raise awareness of island habitat and protect...

Canines and competitions and colors . . . oh my!

Canines and competitions and colors . . . oh my!

Summertime living sure is nice when the hardest choice of the weekend is how to divide time...

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Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - DAVID RIPMA
September 02, 2014

TROUTDALE: Three seats up for grabs on council

by Cari Hachmann
Six candidates, including three councilors, run for open positions Three Troutdale city councilors face competition in their efforts to retain their seats, which are up for reelection in…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: CORY CROUSER - During his travels in Nepal, Cory Crouser saw an interesting mix of tourist destinations and extreme poverty. Here he is posed with holy men in Kathmandu.
September 02, 2014

Humanitarianism meets adventure

by Lisa K. Anderson
- Cory Crouser, a 2012 Barlow grad and Carroll College student, ventured to Nepal this summer Fueled by a sense of adventure and humanitarianism, Troutdale native Cory Crouser spent six weeks…
September 02, 2014

News briefs

by Anne Endicott
Pioneers of East County gather in Corbett The East Multnomah County Pioneer Association will celebrate its 99th anniversary Sunday, Sept. 7, in Corbett. Started in 1916 to celebrate the first…
August 29, 2014

School briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Virtual school marks 10-year mark This school year marks the 10th anniversary for Oregon Connections Academy, a virtual school for students across the state. “I’m very proud of the commitment…
September 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…
August 31, 2014

Girl from Sandy dies on Oregon Coast

by KOIN 6 News
A 9-year-old girl from Sandy died during a visit to the Oregon coast with her family on Friday. Isabel Grace Franks was trapped beneath sand after a sand cave collapsed in Lincoln City,…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - A TriMet bus suffered damage to its front passenger side after colliding with a pedestrian Saturday morning at Clackamas Town Center.
August 30, 2014

TriMet bus hits pedestrian at Clackamas Town Center

by Pamplin Media Group
A 29-year-old Gresham man was struck by a TriMet bus at the Clackamas Town Center Transit Center early Saturday morning after witnesses said he made a sudden turn on his skateboard and crossed…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: LISA K. ANDERSON - In the heart of the renovated gym lobby at Reynolds High School is the Raider mascot in front of a 12-screen media wall. Trophy cases with school memorabilia line the entryway.
August 29, 2014

Reynolds gym renovations offer fresh start

by Lisa K. Anderson
Nearly three months after tragedy struck RHS, students return to a freshly upgraded space Reynolds High School students never had a last day of school. Following the devastating June 10…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: RON AND LINDA DOUGLAS - This weekend, the Douglases are offering a glimpse of their tiny home Ron constructed this year.
August 29, 2014

Damascus couple offers tiny house tour

by Lisa K. Anderson
- Ron and Linda Douglas call their home a 'new option for living' Ron and Linda Douglas are inviting East County residents to “dream tiny.” The couple will offer a tour of their tiny home from…
August 29, 2014

Damascus must decide if citizen's plan can go on November ballot…

by Beverly Corbell
County, state throw decision back to city The city of Damascus, according to city attorney Peter Watts, does not believe it should decide whether a petition-driven comprehensive plan can go on…

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Aug 29, 2014

Terms of sale approved with Eastwind

by Cari Hachmann
Troutdale council votes to move forward in deal to sell city's urban renewal property A plan by Troutdale’s Junki Yoshida to purchase and develop property adjacent to the Sandy River has moved…
Aug 29, 2014

News briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Take the Ice Bucket Challenge Sept. 6 East County momentum for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge continues, as 7-Eleven, 1016 N.E. Kane St. in Gresham, is planning an event for 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept.…
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: OUTLOOK FILE PHOTO - Steve Spinnett
Aug 26, 2014

Spinnett won't seek re-election in Damascus

by Beverly Corbell
Four people running for mayor in November Damascus Mayor Steve Spinnett has announced he will not seek a third term. Instead, he plans to devote more time to his family’s several auto repair…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: JIM CLARK - A piece of burned carpet, surrounded by trees and foliage, lies on the ground in Fairview Woods Wetlands Park.
Aug 26, 2014

City of Fairview addresses problems at Woods Park

by Cari Hachmann
Council allocates $74,000 for maintenance, safety efforts at Fairview Woods Wetlands Park The city of Fairview will spend $74,000 to address residents’ complaints of crime, vandalism and lack of…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK FILE PHOTO: JIM CLARK - Following his surgery this week, Corbett Community Resource Officer Joe Rocky Graziano will be placed on light duty for 90 days.
Aug 26, 2014

Injury knocks Corbett's deputy off-duty

by Cari Hachmann
Sheriff's Deputy Joe Graziano hopes to return to work around December Multnomah County Sheriff Deputy Joe “Rocky” Graziano released a public announcement saying he will be off duty for several…
Aug 26, 2014

News briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Gresham mayor to run unopposed Gresham Mayor Shane Bemis will run unopposed in the Nov. 4 election as will Councilor Lori Stegmann. The deadline for filing was Aug. 21. Councilor Kirk French…
Aug 25, 2014

$2 million suit filed against Troutdale, chief

by Cari Hachmann
Troutdale's Andy Gainer said he was wrongfully arrested A Troutdale resident is suing the city of Troutdale, Police Chief Scott Anderson and at least three Troutdale police officers, alleging he…
Photo Credit: GRESHAM POLICE DEPARTMENT - The public is asked to help find Scott Allen, who is missing from a Gresham care facility.
Aug 24, 2014

Gresham man found in Lane County

by Jim Redden
A handicapped man missing from a Gresham adult care facility has been found in Lane County. Scott Allen, 51, was at Chestnut Lane, located 1200 block of N.E. 6th street in Gresham. Staff…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: MIKE STROBEL - Marathon runner Mike Strobel is director of the inaugural Boring Marathon set for Sept. 14.
Aug 22, 2014

Boring Marathon attracts competitors from all over

by Beverly Corbell
Runners hail from 13 states, three countries There's never been a marathon in Boring before, but director Mike Strobel hopes one set for Sunday, Sept. 14 will become a tradition. Strobel, a…



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