Dexter McCarty students embrace the spirit of giving

Dexter McCarty students embrace the spirit of giving

This fall, 15 Dexter McCarty Middle School students took part in a special class called Project...

Police sergeant from iconic protest photo visits school

Police sergeant from iconic protest photo visits school

Bret Barnum encourages the Hollydale 'Heroes' to make good in the world, seize opportunities ...

Can we increase 'food security'?

Can we increase 'food security'?

Area leaders offer tips to fight hunger Kenneth and Shirley Newman marked 44 years of marriage...

Reynolds Metals students bring holiday cheer

Reynolds Metals students bring holiday cheer

For the sixth year, Bernie Kleiman's class shares their metals work with the community The...

Rockwood seeks solutions to 'food desert'

Rockwood seeks solutions to 'food desert'

Gresham tries to solve lack of nutritious options Tory Wolf spends a lot of time organizing her...

Weather conditions on Mount Hood halt skiing

Weather conditions on Mount Hood halt skiing

Resorts remain optimistic for more snow fall Warm weather on Mount Hood has kept skiers and...


Gresham's Latest News

Charles Harrel
December 24, 2014

Retired local minister contributes to 'Chicken Soup' book

by Sharon Nesbit
A retired East County minister has a story in the latest “Chicken Soup for the Soul” edition, “The Power of Forgiveness.” Charles E. Harrel is a return writer for the Chicken Soup anthology…
December 24, 2014

Two transients struck by vehicle

by Katy Sword
Dakota Green, 19, charged with assault, reckless endangerment in Monday accident Two transients were struck by a vehicle at 11:10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 22. A 47-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman…
December 23, 2014

Holiday highway conditions look mostly good

by Pamplin Media Group
You're not likely to experience a white Christmas this year if you live in East County or in the Portland area. But that's OK, because that also means you won't have much to worry about if…
December 23, 2014

Regional chambers work to promote bike tourism

by Katy Sword
Winter might not evoke thoughts of long bicycle rides through the Columbia Gorge, but for local Chambers of Commerce, it’s prime time to develop bicycle tourism initiatives. The Gresham Chamber,…
December 23, 2014

School briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Troutdale Robotics qualifies for state, earns best robot design The Troutdale Robotics Team expanded this year with nine students from Troutdale Elementary and Walt Morey Middle Schools…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Mainoldys Camejo-Rodriguez, 29, of Vancouver
December 23, 2014

Gresham fight leaves one in hospital

by (none)
Mainoldys Camejo-Rodriguez charged with assault after early-morning stabbing Dec. 22 An early-morning fight Monday, Dec. 22, left one man in jail and another in the hospital. Officers were…
December 23, 2014

Fairview Police Log

by (none)
The following information is from Fairview Police Department reports: Miscellaneous n At 8 a.m Nov. 20, a residential burglary was occurred in the 3500 block of Northeast 214th Avenue. The…
December 22, 2014

We have snow! Some mountain resorts open for skiing

by Kylie Wray
Meadows and Timberline run their lifts, Skibowl waits on more snow Ski Resorts on Mount Hood, and, of course, skiers, are rejoicing in the fact that the ski season is finally kicking off, just…
December 22, 2014

Reynolds Middle School gains state grant

by (none)
Award will help school make safety modifications to its gym Reynolds School District is the recipient of $378,020 in grant funds to allow structural improvements on the Reynolds Middle School…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Gresham firefighters from Local 1062 presented SnowCap Community Charities Executive Director Judy Alley with a $1,062 donation toward the Fill-a-Bag food drive at Riverview Community Bank on Thursday, Dec. 18. Firefighters reached into their own pockets to raise the funds, which will be used to help fill the shelves at SnowCaps warehouse. Making the presentation were, left to right, Ryan Miller, SnowCap Executive Director Judy Alley, Anthony Foster, Mark Robison, Josh Butler, Firefighters Local 1062 President Kevin Larson, Ian Wynne and Joe Covey.
December 23, 2014

Firefighters pass the boot to raise funds for SnowCap

by Anne Endicott

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Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: ERIKA YOSHIDA WATSON - This rendering shows the future plan for the Troutdale Marketplace at the former Thriftway. Construction should begin soon in 2015.
Dec 22, 2014

Troutdale Marketplace project moving forward

by Katy Sword
The Troutdale Marketplace has seen a lot of discussion concerning its use. But with the site’s recent purchase by developer Junki Yoshida, the former Lamb’s Thriftway will see a lot of changes…
Dec 22, 2014

Suspects charged in shooting near North Portland high school

by Jim Redden
Portland Police Bureau Gang Enforcement Team detectives charged the three suspects in the shooting near Rosemary Anderson High School in North Portland with numerous crimes Monday. Lonzo Murphy,…
Photo Credit: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Wayne Roberts
Dec 21, 2014

Portland man stabs Gresham man at MAX station

by Jim Redden
A Gresham man is in critical condition after being stabbed multiple times by a Portland man at a MAX station in Gresham. The victim is identified as Christopher Schneider, 27. The suspect, Wayne…
Dec 19, 2014

Winter shelter seeks donations of food, bedding and clothing

by Pamplin Media Group
Human Solutions is seeking donations of food, bedding and warm clothing for homeless families seeking refuge at its emergency Family Winter Shelter, which is serving about 30 homeless families…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: KATY SWORD - Jan Aho, left, talks about her orphanage in El Salvador she started after her mother died nearly 20 years ago.
Dec 19, 2014

Corbett woman works with orphanage in El Salvador

by Katy Sword
When Jan Aho’s mother died nearly 20 years ago, she felt compelled to turn the tragedy into a positive experience. “Whenever anyone had a child sick or had gotten into trouble or gotten into…
Dec 19, 2014

Fairview police log

by Katy Sword
The following information is from the public records of the Fairview Police Department: Accidents n A crash was reported in a parking lot somewhere in east Multnomah County at 12:38 p.m. Nov.…
Google Fiber has delayed an announcement about whether or not the ultra-high-speed Internet will be coming to Portland and several neighboring cities. A decision is expected in early 2015.
Dec 18, 2014

Google Fiber delays decision on Portland-area expansion

by Geoff Pursinger
Don't pop the champagne just yet, Google-lovers. The Internet giant announced Thursday that it was delaying a decision on whether or not to bring its ultra-high-speed Internet and cable services…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - A National Weather Service map shows the potential for heavy rain and flooding in Northern Oregon and Southwest Washington.
Dec 23, 2014

We're dreaming of a . . . soggy Christmas?

by Pamplin Media Group
A deep trough of moist, cold air blasting down from the Gulf of Alaska is going to soak the region during the next few days, pushing a few local rivers and creeks over their banks. The National…
Dec 18, 2014

Local Boy Scouts want your Christmas tree

by Anne Endicott
It may seem a little premature, but for those who can’t wait to lose the Christmas tree, take heart! A local group will be more than happy to recycle it for you. Boy Scouts Troop 707 will be…
Dec 19, 2014

Police arrest third suspect in North Portland shooting

by Pamplin Media Group
Marquise D'Angelo Murphy, 16, arrested in Keizer following car chase The Portland Police Bureau Gang Enforcement Team has arrested the third suspect in the Dec. 12 shooting at Rosemary Anderson…




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