Albertina Kerr expands Gresham campus

Albertina Kerr expands Gresham campus

Provides home-like setting for children in mental health crisis n Fundraising continues to add...

City's first 'Green & Clean' day of service a huge success

City's first 'Green & Clean' day of service a huge success

Close to 400 volunteers showed up Gresham City Councilor Jerry Hinton is thrilled at the turnout...

Yoshidas deliver $1 million gift to MHCC

Yoshidas deliver $1 million gift to MHCC

Campus and community members celebrate the 'happy' occasion Excitement is amping up at Mt. Hood...

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Gresham's Latest News

September 19, 2014

The lawsuits keep rolling in Damascus

by Beverly Corbell
Citizens ask city to stop suing them Everyone is still suing everyone else in Damascus, it seems. At the Damascus City Council meeting Monday, Sept. 15, councilors made it clear they intend to…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: CARI HACHMANN - Mayor Doug Daoust opened a town hall meeting Tuesday night, asking public for thoughts on a new city hall.
September 19, 2014

People speak up on new City Hall

by Cari Hachmann
Size, cost, location and services considered in Troutdale town hall About 35 people showed up at a town hall meeting in Troutdale Tuesday night at the police community room to voice their…
September 19, 2014

New briefs

by Cari Hachmann
Friends plan cleanup behind Fairview church Join the Friends of Fairview, SOLVE and other volunteers in a joint upcoming effort to clear out evasive blackberry bushes behind Anthem Church near…
September 19, 2014

School briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Adventures in scouting coming up Cub Scout Pack 177 is hosting an open house from 7-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, at Glenn Otto Park. Featuring games, crafts and other fun, the event will introduce…
September 19, 2014

Events

by Lisa K. Anderson
Thursdays East Hill Church in Gresham, 701 N. Main Ave., hosts a group for mothers of school-age children from 9:15-11:15 a.m. The group time includes breakfast, crafts and special speakers,…
September 19, 2014

Fill a fridge by recycling yours during September's Hunger…

by Pamplin Media Group
Recycle inefficient appliances to help fight hunger September is Hunger Action Month, a national movement that encourages people to help end hunger in their communities. For Oregon customers of…
Photo Credit: ESTACADA NEWS PHOTO: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Bruce Holloway, Washington Incident Management Team Commander, updates reporters on the 36 Pit Fire Wednesday morning.
September 18, 2014

Rain brings good news for firefighters

by Isabel Gautschi
36 Pit Fire now 30 percent contained Firefighters are taking advantage of the rain, lighter wind and cooler temperatures to make progress toward containing the 36 Pit Fire burning on 4,104 acres…
September 18, 2014

City offers new app for garbage reminders

by Beverly Corbell
Register by Jan. 1 and enter drawing for free garbage and recycling Don't you hate it when you miss garbage collection day? The city of Gresham has a new mobile app to help you remember. The…
Photo Credit: ISABEL GAUTSCHI - Bulldozers were used to create a line behind Silver Fox RV Park. If conditions are right, firefighters will burn the underbrush on the other side of the line so that the wildfire will not be able to burn up fuel on a path toward the park. Fire personnel are stationed at Silver Fox RV Park to make sure the fire doesnt jump the line.
September 17, 2014

Some 36 Pit Fire evacuees allowed to return home

by Isabel Gautschi
Officials hopeful on progress toward containment Sgt. Nate Thompson of the Clackamas County Sheriff’s office told media that some evacuation levels have been lowered this morning. Previously…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: TROY WAYRYNEN  - Longtime Troutdale resident and educator Marlene Loisdotter portrays First Lady Lou Hoover, one of the women in history her 'Amazing Women' series will cover this fall at MHCC.
September 16, 2014

New course series celebrates amazing women

by Lisa K. Anderson
MHCC Instructor Marlene Loisdotter strives to connect women of all ages, share women's contributions throughout history Thirty-five years ago last week, a class about women making music…

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Sep 16, 2014

Police investigate possible gang-related shootings

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Two wounded in Centennial neighborhood Saturday Two men were injured by gunshots in the Centennial neighborhood in southeast Portland, according to the Portland Police Bureau. Gang Enforcement…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: BEVERLY CORBELL - Retired firefighters, from left, Mike McCormick, Rich von Allmen, retired District 10 Fire Chief Don Handewith and Mike Glenn toss the first shovels of dirt for construction of the new Fire Station 76.
Sep 16, 2014

East County to get new fire station

by Beverly Corbell
Serves rural areas, two schools East County is getting a new fire station, replacing one that was falling apart, and dignitaries and Gresham firefighters celebrated the construction with a…
Sep 16, 2014

Gresham cops arrest six for DUII over Labor Day

by Pamplin Media Group
Gresham police report they arrested seven people, six for DUII, over the Labor Day weekend during a crackdown on impaired drivers. From Aug. 30 through Sept. 2, officers also issued 53 traffic…
Sep 16, 2014

City Hall topic of Troutdale town hall

by Cari Hachmann
Troutdale mayor asks for public opinion tonight The city of Troutdale wants public input tonight, Sept. 16, on a future site for City Hall. Mayor Doug Daoust will convene a town hall meeting at…
Sep 16, 2014

School briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Gresham-Barlow seeks budget committee members The Gresham-Barlow School District is seeking applicants for three open positions on the district’s budget committee. The Budget Committee includes…
Sep 16, 2014

News briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Blue Lake open again for swimming Blue Lake Regional Park in Fairview is open again for swimming as of Friday, Sept. 12, ending an eight-day closure due to an algae bloom in the water. While…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: MFS - A volunteer reads with young children as part of AARP Experience Corps. The program is recruiting volunteers age 50 and older to serve as reading mentors for area children.
Sep 16, 2014

Seeking senior volunteers

by Lisa K. Anderson
Volunteers age 50 and up will serve as mentors for children in public schools through AARP Experience Corps Metropolitan Family Service is looking for a few good volunteers to serve as mentors…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: TROY WAYRYNEN - Gresham firefighters walk by an apartment engulfed in flames as they battled the two-alarm blaze Monday, Sept. 15, at Golfside Apartments, 1999 N.E. Division St.
Sep 15, 2014

Apartment fire on Division brought under control

by Beverly Corbell
Two apartments destroyed Gresham firefighters responded shortly before 2 p.m. to the scene of a fire at the Golfside Apartments, 1999 N.E. Division St., in Gresham. Apartment residents were…
Sep 16, 2014

Dexter McCarty to take Ice Bucket Challenge

by Lisa K. Anderson
The administrative team at Dexter McCarty Middle School has challenged students to raise $600 by Sept. 19 for the ALS Association's Oregon and Southwest Washington Chapter for ALS Research. At…
Sep 16, 2014

Sheriff conducts pedestrian safety operation in Wood Village

by Cari Hachmann
Oregon law requires drivers to stop for people in crosswalks From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office will conduct a pedestrian safety enforcement mission called,…



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