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IN PHOTOS: Escaping the heat wave

IN PHOTOS: Escaping the heat wave

Multnomah County is currently baking under the influence of one of the longest and most intense...

Clothing store Nextt big thing at Burnside Commons plaza

Clothing store Nextt big thing at Burnside Commons plaza

What’s Nextt? What: Nextt — Style for Young Adults, specializing in new and used...

Gresham High off and running with track renovation

Gresham High off and running with track renovation

School district takes out loan to pay for for work Class may be out at Gresham High School, but...

Summer reading program soars

Summer reading program soars

Multnomah County Library’s popular summer reading program offers nifty prizes and super-fun...

Merchant finds  formula for  riding in style

Merchant finds formula for riding in style

Vivian Garner designs feminine road apparel Local businesswoman Vivian Garner likes to ride her...

Up, up and away

Up, up and away

It’s been about six months since Hillsboro Aero Academy became a separate entity from...

Mining disappointment

Mining disappointment

Promise of gold lures prospectors to Mount Hood in late 1800s, but ends with broken dreams The...


Gresham's Latest News

TRIBUNE PHOTOS: DAVID BLAIR - Images from last years Oregon Trail Rally show the dust, dirt, mud and water flying, and the isolation of racing outside Dufur and Hood River. This years rally starts at Portland International Raceway on Friday night.
July 07, 2015

Subaru picks Gresham industrial park for distribution center

by Jim Redden
Subaru of America has selected Gresham for its new 600,000-square-foot master distribution center, which it is relocating from Japan to the United States. The new distribution center will be…
COURTESY OF GRESHAM POLICE DEPARTMENT - Police are looking for this man, a suspect in multiple armed robberies
July 07, 2015

Gresham police seek serial robbery suspect

by Pamplin Media Group
Suspect involved in numerous armed robberies from March 1 to July 1 The Gresham Police Department is looking for an armed robbery suspect in the Gresham area. Police identified a single suspect…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Terry Blosser walks with his guide dog through Sunrise Park in Troutdale. Blosser, who is legally blind, is working to improve access to local parks for people with disabilities.
July 07, 2015

Resident seeks access to Troutdale parks through ADA compliance

by Katy Sword
Terry Blosser and his wife, Marina, took an evening walk to Sunrise Park in Troutdale, but almost immediately Blosser could tell the park was inaccessible by Americans with Disabilities Act…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - This sketch depicts what the statue donated to Troutdale by Rip Caswell would look like, featuring founders of the Historic Columbia River Highway Sam Hill and Sam Lancaster.
July 07, 2015

Statue still needs a home

by Katy Sword
In conjunction with the centennial anniversary of the Historic Columbia River Highway, local artist Rip Caswell has been working on a bronze sculpture featuring Sam Hill and Sam Lancaster — the…
CONTRIBUTED BY OREGON STATE PARKS - Vista House at Crown Point will host the next song circle on Friday, July 10.
July 07, 2015

State park song circles to celebrate campfire tunes

by Alexandra Wallachy
Thanks to Oregon’s state parks, Friday nights this summer just got a little more musical. The Vista House at Crown Point and Rooster Rock State Park are hosting song circles throughout the…
July 07, 2015

Corbett police log

by Pamplin Media Group
The following information comes from the public records of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office: Assaults On June 3, an assault was reported in the 44000 block of Trout Creek. On June 9, an…
July 07, 2015

79-year-old janitor sues Reynolds School District

by Alexandra Wallachy
James Tardy Jr., a part-time substitute custodian, is suing the Reynolds School District for race discrimination, age discrimination, retaliation and whistleblower retaliation. He is asking for…
A single buck competitor grimaces under the strain.
July 05, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Timber Festival competitors brave brutal heat

by Josh Kulla
The Estacada Timber Festival was held in the midst of a record-breaking heat wave Saturday out at Timber Park, and a modest crowd watched lumberjacks compete under a blazing sun. This photo…
A Sailor holds a flag dedicated to Jeff Lucas, a former Corbett resident and Navy Seal who was killed in combat in Afghanistan in 2005.
July 05, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Thousands brave the heat for Corbett Fourth of July…

by Josh Kulla
The 2015 Corbett Fourth of July Parade was held Saturday morning in the midst of a record-breaking heat wave that is blasting most of Oregon. Despite that, tens of thousands of spectators…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: KATY SWORD - Ed Bejarana was sworn in Wednesday, July 1, as position 2 councilor for the Fairview City Council.
July 03, 2015

Bejarana, Tlustos-Arnold appointed to Fairview council

by Katy Sword
To some in the audience at the Fairview City Council chambers on Wednesday, July 1, the appointments to the council were anticlimactic — exactly what they expected. Ed Bejarana and Tamie…

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OUTLOOK PHOTO: KATY SWORD - The June 30 groundbreaking ceremony at the Troutdale Reynolds Industrial Park may only have removed a fence, but signified the start of phase two.
Jul 03, 2015

Ceremony marks progress at industrial park site

by Katy Sword
The phase two “groundbreaking” at the Troutdale Reynolds Industrial Park amounted to the destruction of an obsolete fence, but for partners involved in the brownfield redevelopment, it signified…
Jul 03, 2015

Fire official approves legal fireworks

by Katy Sword
Even with the dry conditions and continuing hot temperatures, fireworks will be allowed in Gresham, Troutdale, Fairview and Wood Village over the holiday weekend. But Gresham Fire Chief Greg…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Corbett Fire District 14s former board member and firefighter Leroy Smith has retired from those positions after 47 years and is shown here at a recent banquet honoring his service.
Jul 03, 2015

Smith reflects on 47 years as a firefighter

by Katy Sword
In the 1950s, Leroy Smith’s father was a volunteer firefighter with Fire District 14 in Corbett. In 1959, the family home caught fire the day after Thanksgiving. “The next Monday night I went up…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Corbett Fire District 14 Firefighter/EMT Seth Grover is the 2015 Oregon volunteer firefighter of the year. He works for Providence Hospital as an emergency medical technician when he is not going out on calls as a volunteer.
Jul 03, 2015

Corbett firefighter named state's top volunteer of the year

by Katy Sword
Described as quiet, committed and serious-minded, Seth Grover wasn’t the only one surprised to hear he was named 2014 Oregon volunteer firefighter of the year. “We didn’t find out he had won,…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: ALEXANDRA WALLACHY - The average sack lunch served at Wood Village Baptist Church contains an apple, muffin, string cheese, fresh fruit and a vegetable.
Jul 07, 2015

Church helps fund summer lunches, activities

by Alexandra Wallachy
School provides many things — knowledge, social skills — and for some, a free meal. Between the last day of school in June and when school resumes two or three months later, many children in…
Jul 07, 2015

Gresham Police Log

by Pamplin Media Group
The following information comes from the public records of the Gresham Police Department: Arrests Jake M. Shaw, 26, 15656 S.E. Division St., was arrested at 6:30 p.m., Monday, June 29, for…
COURTESY OF FRANCISCO XAVIER VARGAS - Rachel and Laurel Bowman-Cryer, with their two children, say a BOLI ruling in their favor should send a message that businesses can't discriminate against gay people.
Jul 02, 2015

Women in Sweet Cakes case say ruling sends 'clear message'

by Katy Sword
Bakery owner Kleins ordered to pay $135,000 in damages in discrimination case The two women whose complaint touched off a legal fight over refusal to bake a commitment ceremony cake said…
MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - Anthony Barerra, 19
Jul 02, 2015

Argument over girl in Troutdale results in stabbing

by Pamplin Media Group
Anthony Barerra, 19, found to be aggressor in early morning incident At 1 a.m. Thursday, July 2, Multnomah County Sheriff deputies were dispatched to Southwest 29th Street and Southwest Sundial…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Waller (with scissors) and Multnomah County Commissioner Diane McKeel lead a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new childcare center at the East Multnomah County Courthouse. Rosabel Kott, 7, middle, helps out.
Jun 30, 2015

CourtCare protects kids during legal battles

by Jodi Weinberger
The East Multnomah County Courthouse in Gresham just got a bit more child friendly. The Multnomah Bar Foundation announced the opening of the CourtCare facility, a safe-haven for children as…
GRESHAM POLICE DEPARTMENT - Mortenson
Jun 30, 2015

Dog helps nab deli robber

by Jodi Weinberger
Dotty's Deli was robbed early this morning A police dog helped catch a man who robbed Dotty's Deli early this morning with a pellet gun. Police arrested Thomas Aaron Mortenson around 2 a.m. June…




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