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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…
September 16, 2014

Police investigate possible gang-related shootings

by (none)
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.
September 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…
September 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…
September 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…
September 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…
September 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…

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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,…
Sep 15, 2014

Church celebrates century of ministry

by Raymond Rendleman
A celebration honoring Hillsview Community Church’s first 100 years will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20. The public is welcome to attend the celebration that will include music,…
Photo Credit: PMG - 31 Pit Fire Press Conference - Spet 16th, 2014
Sep 14, 2014

36 Pit Fire burns on, Estacada covered in smoke

by Estacada News
State resources assist with 3,588-acre fire With the 36 Pit Fire continuing to burn in forest land about 10 miles east of Estacada, Gov. John Kitzhaber has declared the disaster a conflagration,…
Sep 12, 2014

Two-alarm fire damages Friends of Children facility

by Pamplin Media Group
A two-alarm fire damaged the future East County site of Friends of the Children, just one day before the nonprofit group was to host its family day at Pat Pfiefer Park to celebrate its growth…
Sep 12, 2014

Gresham man says he was arrested for videtaping police

by Beverly Corbell
Gresham police: Arrest for interfering, not for camera A man who claims Gresham police arrested him for videotaping an early morning drug bust is incorrect, Lt. Claudio Grandjean said. The…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: BEVERLY CORBELL - Dan Moeller, natural areas land manager for Metro regional government, walks along a stream in the newly named Grant Butte Wetlands, which will be open to the public one day.
Sep 12, 2014

Coming soon: Grant Butte Wetlands

by Beverly Corbell
City partners with Metro to protect 33 acres; Learn more at Sept. 14 event When you drive by 2826 N.W. Division St., all you readily see is an abandoned dairy farm with several outbuildings and…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF - Donovan Fogel
Sep 12, 2014

Man arrested after stealing $1 from Gresham gas station

by Pamplin Media Group
Apologizes later for scaring clerk A man is facing a robbery charge after allegedly stealing $1 from a gas station in Gresham on Monday, Sept. 8. According to court documents, Donovan Fogel, 31,…



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