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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

FILE PHOTO - Savas
June 30, 2015

Commissioner Paul Savas to run for county chairman in 2016

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County Commissioner Paul Savas last week announced his likely run for Clackamas County chairman in 2016. He is assembling his campaign for the position currently held by John Ludlow…
PHOTO BY: NICK CHOY - Mackenzie Clarke of Damascus takes the oath of enlistment into the Oregon Army National Guard.
June 29, 2015

Mackenzie Clarke of Damascus makes Army history

by Raymond Rendleman
Mackenzie Clarke of Damascus made national history at the Military Entrance Processing Station in Portland on June 24. Clarke, 18, a recent graduate of Clackamas High School, enlisted to become…
June 28, 2015

Overdue Portland hikers located in Columbia River Gorge

by Jim Redden
Portland Mountain Rescue has made contact with two hikers reported overdue returning from a day hike in the Columbia River Gorge on Saturday. The hikers have been provided with food and water as…
June 28, 2015

One dies in cycling accident

by Jim Redden
UPDATE: Victim identified as Portland resident A bicyclist struck a vehicle and was killed in rural Multnomah County along the Columbia River Gorge Saturday morning. The victim is identified as…
SUBMIT PHOTO - Erica Escalante and her husband, Trevor Abel, won $10,000 from Umpqua Bank to expand the The Arrow Cofeehouse.
June 26, 2015

Damascus coffee shop gets boost through Umpqua Bank contest

by Jodi Weinberger
Erica Escalante’s passion to create a community coffeehouse in Damascus was recognized this month through an Umpqua Bank contest that awarded the small business a $10,000 check. Escalante and…
MPD - Robinette
June 26, 2015

Fairview child safe after Milwaukie police make arrest in…

by Raymond Rendleman
Milwaukie Police were notified Friday of a stolen vehicle out of Fairview that had an 11-year-old child inside. Fairview police said the child's cell phone was mapping in the area of 36th Avenue…
KOIN 6 - The person suspected of stealing a vehicle with a child inside is in custody and receiving medical treatment.
June 26, 2015

Stolen vehicle found with child inside

by Pamplin Media Group
Vehicle stolen from a Fairview gas station with 11-year-old child in backseat At 9 a.m. this morning, June 26, an individual stopped at a gas station in Fairview, only to return to a missing…
COURTESY MULTNOMAH EDUCATION SERVICE DISTRICT - Superintendent Barbara Jorgensen will receive more than $160,000 in exchange for her resignation.
June 26, 2015

Multnomah district pays out $ 306,612 to Superintendent Barbara…

by Shasta Kearns Moore
The unrelated separation agreements were both announced Friday In its final acts, the outgoing board of Multnomah Education Service District unanimously authorized separation agreements Friday…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Each year the Multnomah County Animal Shelter takes in about 1,200 kittens. This year the shelter tried crowdfunding to help pay for the associated costs.
June 26, 2015

Kittens overwhelm animal shelter

by Katy Sword
The kitten season is in full force, which means Multnomah County Animal Services in Troutdale has its hands full with kittens of all ages, litter sizes and health conditions. To assist with the…
June 26, 2015

Troutdale leaders seekpublic input on gas tax

by Katy Sword
Furthering its attempts to reach out to the public, the city of Troutdale has created an online survey related to street maintenance funding. With state gas tax revenue declining, the city will…

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OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Troutdales population grew by 3.3 percent between 2009 and 2013.
Jun 29, 2015

Why are young couples flocking to Troutdale?

by Alexandra Wallachy
A new list names Troutdale number two on a list of the best Portland suburbs for young couples. Motovo, a real estate company, ranked the top six suburbs based on census data and different…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: ALEXANDRA WALLACHY - Cyclists and vehicles share the narrow pavement along North Main Avenue in downtown Gresham. With vehicle parking already a premium in the core area, part of the bike initiatives purpose is to encourage biking to downtown events like the Arts Festival.
Jun 29, 2015

Gresham chamber rides into the next phase of its bike initiative

by Alexandra Wallachy
The Gresham Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center is riding into the next phase of the East Multnomah County Bicycle Tourism Initiative. The chamber is nearly done with the initial planning…
Jun 26, 2015

Rules don't 'go up in smoke' come July 1

by Katy Sword
When recreational marijuana was approved by Oregon voters in November, it left local governments and state lawmakers in a scramble. Though additional regulations have yet to be approved this…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Artist Jordan McGee has donated his 3-foot trout sculpture to the city of Troutdale. it will be installed outside of the Harlow House gazebo.
Jun 26, 2015

Trout sculpture finds a home in Troutdale

by Katy Sword
The trout is an integral piece to Troutdale’s identity and will be commemorated with a new sculpture outside the Harlow House at 726 E. Historic Columbia River Highway. The bronze sculpture was…
Jun 26, 2015

Troutdale officers to become sheriff's employees

by Katy Sword
Swearing-in ceremony June 30 at Mt. Hood Community College Starting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, 26 Troutdale Police Department members will be sworn in as members of the Multnomah County…
CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - A tank trailer hangs over an embankment - still attached to the truck - after it jackknifed Wednesday afternoon at Brightwood, spilling hot asphalt into the Sandy River.
Jun 25, 2015

Tanker spills hot asphalt into Sandy River

by Pamplin Media Group
A jackknifed tanker-truck spilled hot asphalt into the Sandy River Wednesday afternoon, and nearby roads were closed for several hours, officials said. Around 2:30 p.m., deputies were called to…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: FACEBOOK - Aaron Peters, 13, from Port Angeles, Wash., died Wednesday while swimming at Oxbow Park.
Jun 25, 2015

Teen drowns in Sandy River at Oxbow Park

by Pamplin Media Group
Aaron Peters was at park with Native American leadership group A 13-year-old boy died Wednesday evening after he went under the Sandy River water at Oxbow Park for more than 30 minutes,…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO: PATRICK MALEE - A SMART reader and her student at Prescott Elementary School in Northeast Portland. The Parkrose school will get $1.45 million to overhaul its teaching and administration through federal grants announced Tuesday.
Jun 25, 2015

Two struggling Portland schools receive millions in federal…

by Shasta Kearns Moore
The schools will undergo an overhaul, including new principals Three elementary schools have picked up $5.1 million in federal School Improvement Grants, the Oregon Department of Education…
Jun 25, 2015

Benefit Cruise on June 28 in Troutdale

by (none)
A benefit cruise will line the parking lot at Reynolds High School from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 28. Fundraising for Gresham Optimists, the car show will feature more than 20 categories for…
Jun 24, 2015

Cool down in East County

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This weekend Oregon’s temperature is expected to break 100 degrees. These high temperatures could mean trouble for many in Multnomah and Clackamas County. The county suggests that residents:…




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