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Celebration in Boring set for Sept. 7

Celebration in Boring set for Sept. 7

Event a fundraiser for playground equipment The annual Celebration in Boring will be held Sunday,...

Repairs arrive at couple's doorstep

Repairs arrive at couple's doorstep

Korean War veteran and his wife get help from volunteers Sandy and Jack Lowe were coming home on...

Saved by the bench

Saved by the bench

J.C. Smith was going about a typical day of work as a 30-year-old Nissan car salesman in 2006...

Historic house to be saved after all

Historic house to be saved after all

New plans submitted by developer Preservationists are cheering at the news: The city of Gresham's...

Boring history comes to life in new book

Boring history comes to life in new book

Part of 'Images of America' series A new book, one of Arcadia Publishing's “Images of...

Fight for survival doesn't end in America for refugees

Fight for survival doesn't end in America for refugees

One organization works to help a growing population of East African immigrants assimilate in...

Troutdale woman embraces foster children

Troutdale woman embraces foster children

Nurse launches The Boxes of Love Project to help kids at Randall Children's Hospital In June...

Water erodes cultural differences

Water erodes cultural differences

Mt. Hood swim instructors visit Maldives to help raise awareness of island habitat and protect...

Canines and competitions and colors . . . oh my!

Canines and competitions and colors . . . oh my!

Summertime living sure is nice when the hardest choice of the weekend is how to divide time...

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Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED: BERNARD SEEGER - City finance director Bernard Seeger recently won Mt. Hood Meadows Uphill Challenge.
August 22, 2014

City finance director wins Mt. Hood Challenge race

by Beverly Corbell
Bernard Seeger sets course record Although he usually doesn’t compete in races, Bernard Seeger has been running since he was 6 years old. But he made an exception when he entered — and won — the…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: MONIKA FITZGERALD - Monika Fitzgerald, Darby Balantac, Austin Wheeler and Spencer Livermore received a warm welcome from their host families in Ebetsu.
August 22, 2014

Students expand horizons to Ebetsu, Japan

by Lisa K. Anderson
- Through a Gresham Sister City exchange, four East County students visited Japan this summer Gresham High senior Spencer Livermore had his sights set on Harvard or Massachusetts Institute of…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: MIKE STROBEL - Marathon runner Mike Strobel is director of the inaugural Boring Marathon set for Sept. 14.
August 22, 2014

Boring Marathon attracts competitors from all over

by Beverly Corbell
Runners hail from 13 states, three countries There’s never been a marathon in Boring before, but director Mike Strobel hopes one set for Sunday, Sept. 14, will become a tradition. Strobel, a…
August 22, 2014

Woman claims pregnancy led to firing

by Pamplin Media Group
Sues Del Taco in Gresham for $200,000 A local woman is suing her former employer after she says she was fired for becoming pregnant. The attorney for Claudia Melesio-Rojas said she worked as a…
August 22, 2014

Oregon rejects coal terminal on Columbia

by Cari Hachmann
Oregon’s Department of State Lands denied a permit on Monday for a proposed coal terminal that would have sent 8.8 million tons of coal per year down the Columbia River on barges. Had the permit…
August 22, 2014

School briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Reynolds seeks new school board member Following the resignation of Heather Chao from the Reynolds School Board, the district is seeking applicants for Position 1. Board members will appoint a…
August 22, 2014

Events

by Lisa K. Anderson
Wednesday, Aug. 27 — Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center will host the last of its Open Healing Garden events for the season from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The final summer open garden will feature…
August 22, 2014

News briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
TV star to visit fair Western television star James Drury will visit the Oregon State Fair Friday, Aug. 29, through Monday, Sept. 1. Drury, of the TV show “The Virginian,” will sign autographs…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: AMR - American Medical Response National Cinical Cup winners, Paramedic Ken Schey (foreground) with partner, Jason Mitro, emergency medical technician.
August 21, 2014

AMR's Clackamas County team wins national competition

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County paramedic Ken Schey and EMT Jason Mitro took top honors this month at AMR's Fifth Annual National Clinical Cup Competition. On Aug. 17 in Denver, teams from across the U.S.…
August 19, 2014

Woman, adult son killed in MAX accident

by Beverly Corbell
Motorized wheelchair fell between cars at station A mother and her adult son died in an accident just before noon Saturday, Aug. 16, after getting off a MAX train near Gresham City Hall.…

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Aug 19, 2014

SnowCap holds 'thank you' public barbecue Aug. 26

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Residents invited for hamburgers, hot dogs at event SnowCap Community Charities will host its annual neighborhood barbecue from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, behind Rockwood United…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK FILE PHOTO: JIM CLARK - Purchased in 1914 as a summer estate for Julius Meier of Portlands Meier & Frank department store, Menucha turned 100 years old this year.
Aug 19, 2014

Fundraiser to help restore 100-year-old estate

by Cari Hachmann
Aging historic buildings need insulation, windows and light bulbs Faced with the stewardship of an aging historic estate and stifled church funding, the Friends of Menucha Foundation is hosting…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Motorcyclists gather at Alliance Plumbing in downtown Troutdale for a 100-mile ride to fund cancer research.
Aug 19, 2014

Bikers roll out to combat cancer

by Cari Hachmann
Troutdale plumbing shop and Harley enthusiasts join in ride to aid cancer research Motorcycles fired up their engines in downtown Troutdale Sunday, Aug. 17, to take part in a 100-mile “poker…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED: FACEBOOK IMAGE - Ervaeua Ronchelle Herring
Aug 19, 2014

Woman killed in suspected gang-related shooting

by (none)
Neighbor, young niece had guns held to their heads A young single mother, 21-year-old Ervaeua Ronchelle Herring, died around 5 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, in what appears to be a gang-related…
Aug 19, 2014

Child of Japanese internment camp tells story

by Cari Hachmann
Edgefield's history night features Mitzi Loftus on Aug. 26 Mitzi Loftus was a child living in Hood River when her family was forced to leave its home and go to an internment camp for Japanese…
Aug 19, 2014

News briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Rockwood Rockets to reunite Friday For 46 years, the “Rockwood Rockets” have reunited at the site of their old grade school. This year’s Rockwood Grade School reunion will take place from noon…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - Emergency personnel responded to this scene of a berry harvster the flipped over Monday morning near Sandy, injuring six workers that were on the machine.
Aug 18, 2014

Harvester flips over near Sandy, 6 injured

by Pamplin Media Group
Six people were injured when a berry harvester lost its brakes, rolled backward and flipped over onto its top at about 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18, near Sandy. Two people had broken legs and four…
Photo Credit: PHOTO BY: BRUCE MACGREGOR - Last year three and a half tons of trash was removed from five miles of the creek upstream and downstream from Mill Park in Milwaukie.
Aug 18, 2014

Volunteers to converge for Johnson Creek cleanup

by The Clackamas Review
Hundreds of volunteer families from across the metro region are anticipated again to attend this cleanup extravaganza as the eighth-annual Johnson Creek Clean Up gears up for Saturday, Aug. 23,…
Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - A mother in a wheelchair and her son died when they reportedly ran into a MAX train in Gresham.
Aug 17, 2014

Mother in wheelchair, son killed by MAX train in Gresham

by Jim Redden
A mother in a wheelchair and her adult son died after being hit by a MAX train in Gresham around 11:35 a.m. Saturday. The victims are identified Bertha Nellie Kelly, 66, and John Paul Kelly, 48.…
Aug 15, 2014

Public input wanted for future transit plans

by Beverly Corbell
Metro conducting online survey, open house Metro regional government is working on a new project survey where the public can give its opinions at a public meeting and online about how…




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