Help the hungry by eating out Aug. 25

Help the hungry by eating out Aug. 25

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High on the hog?

High on the hog?

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Jean DeMaster reflects on 45 years at Human Solutions

Jean DeMaster reflects on 45 years at Human Solutions

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Gray area in the green

Gray area in the green

After receiving his business license, Aaron Michelson waited for the moratorium on medical...

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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: CONFLUENCE - This bird blind is one of six projects along the Columbia River installed by Confulence, intended to connect art and education.
August 25, 2015

River restoration, 100 acres at a time

by Katy Sword
Restoring the Sandy River Delta has been likened to tending an overgrown garden, albeit a much larger garden than most are used to. “The Delta is about 1,500 acres, right where the Sandy River…
August 25, 2015

Education council grant will set focus on outreach

by Katy Sword
Northwest Family Services has a long history of working with disengaged youth, but thanks to a recent grant from the Department of Education Youth Development Council, the organization will be…
Raymond Young
August 25, 2015

Fairview appoints Raymond Young as municipal court judge

by Katy Sword
After delaying the selection process earlier this year to interview replacement city councilors, the Fairview City Council at its Wednesday, Aug. 19, meeting, was finally able to select a new…
August 24, 2015

Gresham man arrested in alleged apartment arson

by Jodi Weinberger
GRESHAM, Ore. (KOIN 6) – A 29-year-old man is charged with first-degree arson, reckless burning, reckless endangering, and possession of methamphetamine after a fire was reported over the…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - An Tuesday, Aug. 18, fire at two Damascus busineses caused extensive damage to one of the city's few commercial buildings along Highway 212. The blaze was started when a truck backed into a juniper bush and quickly spread from there.
August 21, 2015

Brush fire damages Damascus businesses

by Jodi Weinberger
In Pub 212, the acrid smell of smoke nearly overtook the usual mix of beer and French fries on Wednesday, Aug. 19, as regulars looked through the windows to the professional building just south…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Donovan Smith has started his own line of clothing based on his experiences growing up as an African-American in Portland.
August 21, 2015

Local clothing line fights gentrification

by Max Denning
Donovan Smith went to a hip-hop concert last spring at the Blue Monk, a bar on Southeast Belmont that shut down a short time afterward. On this evening, however, the headliner — a Portland…
August 21, 2015

Residents chime in on paying City Council

by Jodi Weinberger
Conversations on how to compensate the Gresham City Council continue to draw criticism from residents. About half a dozen residents attended the Finance Committee meeting at City Hall on…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: KATY SWORD - Local 3132 union members gathered outside the Troutdale City Hall June 23, armed with signs protesting health care cuts.
August 21, 2015

Troutdale workers take first step toward potential strike

by Katy Sword
Local 3132 of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees in Troutdale has been gathering force for the past few months as labor negotiations with the city continue, but the…
August 21, 2015

Second Home needs providers for high schooler housing program

by Katy Sword
When Tara Cleland saw a presentation on the Second Home program in Beaverton, she knew she needed to bring it to East Multnomah County. Cleland oversees East Metro Mediation and hopes to connect…
August 21, 2015

Fairview police log

by Pamplin Media Group
The following information comes from the public records of the Fairview Police Department: Arrests Kevin Toler, 24, of Fairview, was arrested July 10 on a felony warrant from Washington County.…

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Aug 21, 2015

Parks district advocates present concept

by Alexandra Wallachy
Springwater Parks and Community District members are seeking to enhance recreational options in East Multnomah County with a fervor not unlike that of Leslie Knope from “Parks & Recreation,” the…
Aug 21, 2015

Firefighters put out fire at Cedarville Inn in about 15 minutes

by Alexandra Wallachy
An alert motorist on his way to work Wednesday morning probably saved a favorite local watering hole. Gresham firefighters responded to the report of a fire at the Cedarville Inn, 3659 W. Powell…
Aug 19, 2015

Open fires prohibited at Clackamas County parks

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County announced Wednesday that it was notified Tuesday that state-park fire restrictions are now mandatory throughout the county's parks and forestland properties. Previously,…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Children play at a water pump and sand pit at the newly renovated Nadaka Nature Park in Gresham.
Aug 19, 2015

Celebrate nature at annual Nadaka Nature Park festival

by Jodi Weinberger
If you haven’t checked out the newly renovated Nadaka Nature Park, now’s your chance. The fifth-annual Nadaka Community Festival will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at 17615 N.E.…
CLACKAMAS FIRE DEPARTMENT - A brush fire quickly spread to a commercial building, damaging two businesses.
Aug 19, 2015

Brush fire damages two Damascus businesses

by Jodi Weinberger
A two-alarm fire caused extensive damage to a commercial building in Damascus Tuesday, Aug. 18, when a pickup truck backing into a parking spot made contact with a juniper bush and sparked the…
Aug 19, 2015

Gresham cat hoarder loses appeal in animal neglect case

by Alexandra Wallachy
An appeals court upheld the conviction of a Gresham woman charged with animal neglect for hoarding 38 cats in her 700 square foot apartment. Terrianne Hess appealed Multnomah County Circuit…
SUBMIT - David Widmark
Aug 18, 2015

Former Gresham councilor returns to fill vacancy

by Jodi Weinberger
David Widmark will serve on the city council through 2016 The Gresham City Council on Aug. 18 appointed David Widmark, a former city councilor, to serve the remainder of Michael McCormick’s…
Aug 18, 2015

Man dies when car crashes into light pole

by Jodi Weinberger
The crash occurred at the 16300 block of N.E. Glisan Street A man died early Tuesday morning when the car he was driving slammed into a light pole, police said. Gresham Police and medical…
COURTESY PHOTO: MUSICFESTNW - Last year marked the first time MusicFest NW moved from a club format to an open-air concert format at Waterfront Park. This photo shows the 2014 crowd enjoying an act.
Aug 18, 2015

MusicFest NW ready to rock city

by Rob Cullivan
Thousands expected to head to Waterfront Park Aug. 21-23 MusicFestNW features a varied lineup of musical performers, from melodramatic balladeers to raucous punks. The lineup, which includes…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Plaintiffs in a Multnomah County Circuit Court complaint say kids arent eating David Douglas High School cafeteria food as much and link it to issues with Head Cook Kim Fragall.
Aug 13, 2015

Food safety concerns at David Douglas High School lead to…

by Shasta Kearns Moore
An ailing head cook has led to a whistleblower lawsuit against David Douglas School District, according to documents filed Wednesday, Aug. 12, in Multnomah County Circuit Court. The lawsuit…



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