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Appeals Court overrules Legislature

Appeals Court overrules Legislature

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

Gresham city parks are getting safer

Gresham city parks are getting safer

City installs park lighting, surveillance cameras In a recent report to the Gresham City Council,...

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...

Windermere Stellar commits to raise $250,000 for Friends of the Children

Windermere Stellar commits to raise $250,000 for Friends of the Children

Funds will pay for kitchen at new facility Real estate company Windermere Stellar is used to...

House races coming down home stretch

House races coming down home stretch

Democrats vie against Republican write-in candidates As Tuesday, Nov. 4, draws near, voters in...

City promotes bike/walk to school week

City promotes bike/walk to school week

Around mid-morning on Wednesday, Oct. 8, about a dozen kids were seen hanging out in Main City...

Makers celebrate National Manufacturing Day

Makers celebrate National Manufacturing Day

East County students gather to learn about skills, careers As Gresham High seniors Bryce Bakke...

There's no place like home

There's no place like home

After weathering a hurricane, a Gresham family's vacation becomes a struggle for survival On...

City gives award to local nonprofit

City gives award to local nonprofit

Friends of the Children to open Gresham office Gresham Mayor Shane Bemis is passing on a $15,000...

Incubator program helps farmers get off the ground

Incubator program helps farmers get off the ground

Headwaters Farm leases land and more Headwaters Farm, which leases land to experienced farmers...

Barlow senior wins $10,000 Nordstrom scholarship

Barlow senior wins $10,000 Nordstrom scholarship

Ana Parvankin gets surprised during leadership class with the prestigious award This year,...

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Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Marlet Hurst gets into character as Sandra Johnson for 'The Deep.'
October 24, 2014

Movie features East County woman

by Lisa K. Anderson
'The Deep' will debut this weekend Fairview actress Marlet Hurst will make her debut performance in a movie with this week's screening of "The Deep." Hurst plays Sandra Johnson in what she calls…
Photo Credit: THE OUTLOOK: TROY WAYRYNEN - TriMet MAX train 521 stops at the Ruby Junction light rail facility in Gresham, Oregon for a media tour. The new Type 5 train, one of 18 purchased by TriMet, will be put into service next year as part of the MAX Orange Line from southeast Portland to Milwaukie.
October 24, 2014

TriMet unveils shiny new train in Gresham

by Beverly Corbell
18 new trains added by spring TriMet showed off its shiny new Type 5 MAX light rail train in Gresham earlier this week, one of 18 Type 5 trains that will run on the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED: TROUTDALE POLICE DEPARTMENT - Troutdale Officer Jeff Potter
October 24, 2014

Benefit set Oct. 26 for injured Troutdale cop

by Beverly Corbell
A benefit will be held Sunday, Oct. 26, at Reynolds High School in Troutdale for Troutdale Police Officer and SWAT member Jeff Potter. Potter was critically injured in July in an off-duty…
October 24, 2014

Meeting to focus on services for seniors, disabled

by Beverly Corbell
Seeks public input on future services Oregon’s Department of Human Services is reaching out to citizens to help them find ways to improve services for senior citizens and people with…
October 24, 2014

Gresham passes tax on recreational pot

by Beverly Corbell
Medical marijuana could also be taxed The Gresham City Council joined more than a dozen other cities in the state to enact a tax on sales of recreational marijuana, just in case Measure 91…
October 24, 2014

School briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
MHCC launches new youth program The Mt. Hood Community College Small Business Development Center is launching a new pilot entrepreneurship program designed to introduce high school students to…
October 24, 2014

News briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Press marks 20 years by donating books to Boxes of Love In honor of its 20th year in print, Candlewick Press is donating enough copies of the children’s book “Guess How Much I Love You” to fill…
Photo Credit: GRESHAM POLICE DEPARTMENT - Teddy Stivahtis
October 23, 2014

Murder, bank robbery suspect arrested

by Jim Redden
Murder and bank robbery suspect Teddy Stivahtis was arrested in Portland on Thursday afternoon. Stivahtis is suspected of killing his aunt, Deanna Stihvatis, on Oct. 10 in her mobile home in…
October 23, 2014

Jackknifed truck spills fuel, snarls traffic on Interstate-84

by Anne Endicott
ODOT expects freeway to reopen by noon A semitrailer jackknifed in the westbound lanes of Interstate-84 near 207th Avenue early Thursday morning, spilling more than 75 gallons of diesel fuel…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Suspects were captured on video surveillance.
October 23, 2014

Reward offered for help in capturing theft suspects

by Kylie Wray
Sandy Police are seeking tips in a case involving a stolen trailer Sandy Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying suspects in the theft of a utility trailer that occurred on…

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Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED: GRESHAM POLICE DEPARTMENT - Gresham police arrested three people Wednesday at a house known for drug activity.
Oct 23, 2014

Gresham cops arrested three on drug charges

by Beverly Corbell
Three people were arrested by Gresham police who are investigating a home they say attracts known drug users. On Wednesday morning, Oct.22, police were in the area of Southeast 167th Avenue and…
Oct 22, 2014

OSP: Avoid driving Highway 224 near fatal crash

by The Clackamas Review
A three-car pileup has killed one person and caused mayhem for the evening commute in Clackamas County. Oregon State Police reported Wednesday afternoon that a fatal crash has closed Highway 224…
Dave Ripma
Oct 21, 2014

Donations stir dissent in Troutdale council races

by Steven Brown
Ripma raises concerns over undue influence In his campaign to win re-election, Troutdale City Council candidate Dave Ripma has been outspoken in his criticism of his opponent’s acceptance of…
Oct 21, 2014

City offers free conflict resolution training

by Beverly Corbell
Make peace through better communication Tired of fighting with your neighbor, teenager, spouse, co-worker or anyone else? Here's a solution: Learn to make peace by improving your communication…
Oct 21, 2014

Gresham police to sponsor landlord training

by Beverly Corbell
Information can help reduce police calls The Gresham Police Department will again offer training for landlords to help them deal with problem tenants and learn to manage effectively. The free…
Oct 21, 2014

Armed men rob Gresham restaurant

by Beverly Corbell
Employees and patrons held at gunpoint They were inside the business for less than a minute, but two men in dark clothing terrorized employees and patrons at Dotty’s Restaurant in the 900 block…
Oct 21, 2014

Human Solutions to open emergency homeless shelter in Gresham …

by Beverly Corbell
Food and warm clothing desperately needed For the first time, Human Solutions is opening an emergency nighttime shelter for homeless families in Gresham, said Executive Director Jean DeMaster.…
Oct 21, 2014

'Walk a mile in her shoes'

by Lisa K. Anderson
Allstate Fox Insurance Services is sponsoring “Walk A Mile In Her Shoes” in honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and to benefit My Sister’s House. The event will begin at noon…
Oct 21, 2014

School briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Great ShakeOut educates hundreds More than 390,000 Oregonians took part in a drop, cover and hold on exercise at 10:16 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, as part of The Great ShakeOut worldwide earthquake…
Oct 20, 2014

Oregon wants ideas for seniors, people with disabilities

by Jim Redden
The State of Oregon wants to hear from people about the services it should be providing for seniors and people with disabilities. Aging and People with Disabilities, a division of the Oregon…



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