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Corbett pumpkin patch trip seeped in tradition

Corbett pumpkin patch trip seeped in tradition

Since 1982, Phil and Judy DuFresne have hosted Corbett kindergartners for T-shirts, treats and...

Gresham educator named Oregon's teacher of the year

Gresham educator named Oregon's teacher of the year

Michael Lindblad developed his school's International Baccalaureate history program and advocated...

'Amazing kids' honored for contributions, tackling causes

'Amazing kids' honored for contributions, tackling causes

Before he was a 1984 U.S. Olympic gold medalist ice skater, four-time world champion and...

For the love of language

For the love of language

Reynolds School District implements Project GLAD, a professional development program focused on...

New upscale development planned near Persimmon Estates

New upscale development planned near Persimmon Estates

Houses in the half-million dollar range A new 31-lot upscale development is being planned in...

TriMet unveils shiny new train in Gresham

TriMet unveils shiny new train in Gresham

18 new trains added by spring TriMet showed off its shiny new Type 5 MAX light rail train in...

Appeals Court overrules Legislature

Appeals Court overrules Legislature

Bill allowing Damascus de-annexation ruled unconstitutional If you thought the turbulent...

A tribute to valor 69 years later

A tribute to valor 69 years later

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden presents Silver Star to family of World War II Army medic U.S. Sen. Ron...

New ballot drop box opened in Rockwood

New ballot drop box opened in Rockwood

Secretary of State dedicates new box Voter suppression is an issue in some states, but not in...

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Photo Credit: PHOTO: TROY WAYRYNEN - Police investigate the scene of a car crash where two children were injured Friday afternoon on Division St. at the corner of Northeast Country Club Avenue in Gresham.
October 31, 2014

Car hits two children getting off bus in Gresham

by Pamplin Media Group and KOIN Local 6
Brothers are in critical condition Gresham police confirmed that two children were hit by a car Friday afternoon, Oct. 31, after getting off a school bus and are in the hospital in critical…
Photo Credit: THE OUTLOOK:TROY WAYRYNEN - Fourth grade students Jane Edwards, 9, left, and Mia Fajardo, 10, experience what it is like having a speech impediment during a disability awareness activity at West Gresham Elementary School. Students were asked to communicate with other students with marshmallows in their mouth.
October 31, 2014

Event raises awareness about disabilities

by Lisa K. Anderson
Students at West Gresham Elementary School learn to support and help each other through interactive activities We are more alike than different, and we can learn to support each other with our…
October 31, 2014

City close to accepting Portland's tower application for Gresham…

by Beverly Corbell
New 9-1-1 tower will be below tree line After more than a year of first conflict, then compromise, it appears that the city of Portland is close to getting approval to build a new 9-1-1…
October 31, 2014

Beware of IRS scam

by Beverly Corbell
Police have seen an increase in scammer calls Halloween may be trick or treat time, but many local folks are getting tricked by phone scams that allegedly come from the Internal Revenue Service.…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED: CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFF - Dirck Morgan White
October 31, 2014

Reward increased for capture of suspected killer

by Beverly Corbell
Clackamas County ups award to $25,000 for capture of Dirck White The Clackamas County Board of Commissioners has increased the reward offered for information leading to the arrest of Dirck…
October 31, 2014

News briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Soroptimists change meeting date, kick off poinsettia sale Soroptimist International of Gresham (SIG) is changing its meeting date beginning in November. The civic group will meet from noon to 1…
October 31, 2014

School briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
RHS to stage 'Little Shop of Horrors' Reynolds High School Performing Arts is presenting "Little Shop of Horrors" at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1st and 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7 and 8.…
October 30, 2014

Rescuers locate four hikers reported lost on Larch Mountain

by Anne Endicott
Four hikers reported lost on Larch Mountain late Wednesday afternoon were found cold but uninjured on the lower part of the Oneonta Trail around 10:55 p.m. Wednesday. Search and rescue teams…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Rae Taylor plays the lead character in The Diary of Anne Frank, based on the book of same name discovered after Frank perished in the Holocaust.
October 29, 2014

Nutz 'n' Boltz stages classic Holocaust drama

by Rob Cullivan
'The Diary of Anne Frank' opens Friday, Nov. 7 The numbers boggle the mind — 6 million, some say as many as 7 million, Jews perished at the hands of the Nazis before and during World War II. The…
October 28, 2014

Johnson to host education forum with local leaders

by Lisa K. Anderson
Gresham forum marks the second of the school year If you've had a K-12 or higher education issue on your mind, a forum Thursday will offer an opportunity to voice it. Rep. Mark Johnson, R-Hood…

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Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - Teddy Stivahtis Jr.
Oct 28, 2014

Sherwood man charged with aggravated murder in aunt's death

by Beverly Corbell
Deanna Stivahtis of Gresham was stabbed to death Teddy Stivahtis Jr. 36, of Sherwood was arraigned Monday, Oct. 27, on a charge of aggravated murder in the death of his aunt, Deanna Stivahtis,…
Oct 28, 2014

Gresham to award grants to arts groups

by Beverly Corbell
Program now in its fifth year The city of Gresham again is awarding competitive grants to local organizations that focus on arts, cultural and heritage activities through its Arts and Cultural…
Oct 28, 2014

School briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
College Possible wins Light a Fire Award A nonprofit organization that serves students in East Multnomah County has received Portland Monthly's Light a Fire Award for Best New Nonprofit. The…
Oct 28, 2014

Blanket drive to help Human Solutions

by Pamplin Media Group
The collection will run Nov. 5-11 at Pendleton Outlet Columbia Gorge Pendleton Woolen Mills is partnering with Human Solutions to help keep homeless families staying in its emergency shelters…
Oct 27, 2014

Liepolds damaged by weather, burglary

by Kylie Wray
Despite setbacks, October Harvest Festival, Corn Cross continue On Sunday morning, Oct. 26, Marcia Liepold and her husband, owners of Liepold Farms in Boring, woke up to find they had suffered a…
Photo Credit: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - Ryan Scott Klavinger
Oct 28, 2014

Gresham Police arrest man accused of shooting 10-year-old girl

by Contributor
Victim not intended target, shot while playing in her family's apartment Police have made an arrest in the shooting that injured a 10-year-old girl as she was playing inside her family’s…
Photo Credit: COURTESY KOIN 6 NEWS - Teddy Stivahtis in a court appearance on bank robbery charges. He has also been charged with killing his aunt, Deanna Stivahtis, in Gresham on Oct. 10.
Oct 27, 2014

Murder suspect charged with killing aunt

by Jim Redden
Accused killer and bank robbery suspect Teddy Stivahtis, Jr., 36, has been charged with aggravated murder for the death of his aunt, Deanna Stihvatis, 70. Portland police took him Stivahtis into…
Oct 26, 2014

Boo: Sheriff plans Halloween DUII patrols

by Jim Redden
The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office is beefing up DUII patrols from now through the Halloween weekend. Patrols will be increased again at the end of November. According to the sheriff's…
Photo Credit: COURTEST KOIN 6 NEWS/LAURA FENN - This tree knocked down power lines on Southwest Vista in Portland on Saturday.
Oct 26, 2014

Thousands in region without power Sunday

by Jim Redden
Thousandsof households in the Portland area were without power Sunday morning following Saturday's wind storm, according to Portland General Electric. As of 5:10 p.m. Sunday, Portland General…
Oct 26, 2014

Portland shooting victim dies

by Jim Redden
The Portland man shot Oct. 18 in Gresham has died. John Lowery Jr., 25, was shot in the parking lot of the 7-Eleven / 76 Gas Station, 18222 SE Division St., Gresham. Police were called to the…



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