Gresham city parks are getting safer

Gresham city parks are getting safer

City installs park lighting, surveillance cameras In a recent report to the Gresham City Council,...

New ballot drop box opened in Rockwood

New ballot drop box opened in Rockwood

Secretary of State dedicates new box Voter suppression is an issue in some states, but not in...

Windermere Stellar commits to raise $250,000 for Friends of the Children

Windermere Stellar commits to raise $250,000 for Friends of the Children

Funds will pay for kitchen at new facility Real estate company Windermere Stellar is used to...

House races coming down home stretch

House races coming down home stretch

Democrats vie against Republican write-in candidates As Tuesday, Nov. 4, draws near, voters in...

City promotes bike/walk to school week

City promotes bike/walk to school week

Around mid-morning on Wednesday, Oct. 8, about a dozen kids were seen hanging out in Main City...

Makers celebrate National Manufacturing Day

Makers celebrate National Manufacturing Day

East County students gather to learn about skills, careers As Gresham High seniors Bryce Bakke...

There's no place like home

There's no place like home

After weathering a hurricane, a Gresham family's vacation becomes a struggle for survival On...

City gives award to local nonprofit

City gives award to local nonprofit

Friends of the Children to open Gresham office Gresham Mayor Shane Bemis is passing on a $15,000...

Incubator program helps farmers get off the ground

Incubator program helps farmers get off the ground

Headwaters Farm leases land and more Headwaters Farm, which leases land to experienced farmers...

Barlow senior wins $10,000 Nordstrom scholarship

Barlow senior wins $10,000 Nordstrom scholarship

Ana Parvankin gets surprised during leadership class with the prestigious award This year,...

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October 19, 2014

Portland man critically wounded in Gresham

by Jim Redden
A 25-year-old Portland man was shot and critically wounded in at a Gresham gas station and convenience store late Saturday. The name of the victim is being withheld pending the notification of…
October 19, 2014

Boil water alert lifted for Gresham neighborhood

by Mark Garber
No bacteria was ever detected after pump failure The city of Gresham on Sunday morning lifted a limited boil water notice for Gresham Water customers served by the Gabbert Hill Reservoir — about…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: TROY WAYRYNEN - Robert Stochosky, left, and Evan Hessell, place a Silver Star and other medals on a table in tribute to WWII solider William Stochosky who was killed in action in 1945.
October 19, 2014

A tribute to valor 69 years later

by Anne Endicott
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden presents Silver Star to family of World War II Army medic U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden celebrated with four generations of William “Bill” Stochosky’s family Sunday morning, to honor…
Photo Credit: COURTESY KOIN 6 NEWS - Teddy Stivahtis is wanted for murdering his aunt and robbing banks.
October 19, 2014

Gresham murder suspect robbed Lake Oswego bank

by KOIN 6 News
A man with a foul odor and an oversized white hat who robbed a Lake Oswego bank late Saturday morning was identified as the suspect in a Gresham murder and another bank robbery in Canby. Teddy…
October 18, 2014

Police: 10-year-old hit by stray bullet

by Mark Miller
Suspect at large, has not been identified by law enforcement Gresham police said a 10-year-old girl was hit in the leg by a bullet that came through her apartment wall Saturday, Oct. 18. Police…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK FILE PHOTO - Living History Day has become a beloved tradition at Reynolds High School since it was first introduced in 2011. The event is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 7, at the school.
October 17, 2014

Reynolds High School to host fourth Living History Day

by Lisa K. Anderson
Honoring veterans throughout region on Friday, Nov. 7 Reynolds High School is preparing for its fourth annual Living History Day, inviting hundreds of veterans in the area to the school Friday,…
October 17, 2014

Property sale spurs nonprofits to seek help

by Lisa K. Anderson
After years of partnership, Trinity Lutheran makes a tough decision to sell properties housing nonprofit organizations Last month, Trinity Lutheran Church made a difficult decision regarding two…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED: CITY OF DAMASCUS - Bill Wehr
October 17, 2014

Damascus residents to vote for mayor, two council seats

by Beverly Corbell
Candidates answer three questions Damascus, founded in 2004, has seen its share of political upheaval, with three questions that stand out. The Outlook asked each candidate for mayor and City…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: RACC - Robin Corbo's 2011 BARK Mural at 4601 S.E. Powell Blvd.
October 17, 2014

RACC to host public art mural workshop

by Lisa K. Anderson
Event is set for Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Rosewood Initiative The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) is hosting a free workshop to help local artists and other community members learn how to…
October 17, 2014

East County organizations host fall benefits

by Lisa K. Anderson
VFW's Post 180 Harvest Fest to benefit veterans and their families The VFW Post 180 Ladies Auxiliary spaghetti dinner, Harvest Fest, is scheduled for 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at 150 W. Powell…

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Oct 17, 2014

Free flu shots to be offered at Legacy Mount Hood

by Lisa K. Anderson
Residents 12 and older also may receive tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis vaccines Legacy Health is offering free flu shots to people age 6 months and older on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11. Shots…
Oct 17, 2014

Learn how to intervene in challenging situations

by Lisa K. Anderson
East Metro Mediation and the City of Wood Village are sponsoring a community-based training called “Introduction to Challenging Situations and Powerful Conversations.” The free 90-minute…
Oct 17, 2014

School briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
MHCC to host governmental roundtable State legislators along with local city council members and candidates for office will gather in a special roundtable discussion from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.…
Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - Police at the scene of a homicide at the Bell Acre Mobile Home Park in Gresham.
Oct 14, 2014

Police seek public's help in finding woman's killer

by Jim Redden
70-year-old found dead Oct. 11 The body of a woman found Saturday in her Gresham mobile home is being investigated as a homicide. The victim is identified as Deanna L. Strivahtis, 70, who lived…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: LISA LIEN - Gresham resident, mother and business woman Lisa Lien returned to Portland Community College last spring to study lactation education and consulting. She will take her board exam in July 2015.
Oct 14, 2014

Gresham woman trains to help families with breastfeeding

by Lisa K. Anderson
Lisa Lien hopes to reach Latino families, same-sex couples in her practice Two months ago, Gresham resident, mother and business woman Lisa Lien read a proclamation at the Multnomah County Board…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED: GRESHAM POLICE DEPARTMENT - Teddy Stivahtis Jr.
Oct 17, 2014

Gresham police identify suspect in woman's murder

by Beverly Corbell
Search on for victim's nephew, also bank robbery suspect Gresham police detectives and the East County Major Crimes Team are attempting to locate Teddy Stivahtis Jr., 36, now considered a…
Oct 14, 2014

Backyard burn season now underway

by Beverly Corbell
Rules apply to Gresham, Fairview and Wood Village Backyard burning season began Oct. 8 for Gresham, Fairview and Wood Village, according to Gresham Interim Fire Chief Greg Matthews. Authorized…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED: COMMUNITY ENERGY PROJECT - A new workshop Saturday, Nov. 15, will teach homeowners how to blow in their own attic insulation.
Oct 14, 2014

Free weatherizing workshop coming to Gresham

by Beverly Corbell
Learn to insulate your attic Thanks to funding from the Energy Trust of Oregon, a free workshop will be held in Gresham next month to teach people how to insulate their attics to get ready for…
Oct 13, 2014

Shooting suspect caught walking in front of police station

by Beverly Corbell
Spotted by sharp-eyed officer A suspect in the Sept. 4 shooting of Devon Campbell-Williams, 25, of Gresham was arrested after a Gresham police officer spotted him walking in front of the Grehsam…
Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - Police at the scene of a homicide at the Bell Acre Mobile Home Park in Gresham.
Oct 12, 2014

Public asked to help solve Gresham homicide

by Jim Redden
The body of a woman found Saturday in her Gresham mobile home is being investigated as a homicide. The victim is identified as Deanna L. Strivahtis, 70, who lived at that location. The Gresham…



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