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Back to school bash offers 800 students backpacks

Back to school bash offers 800 students backpacks

Through 'I Have a Dream' Oregon, Reynolds students receive packs filled with school supplies A...

Program connects girls with SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY

Program connects girls with SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY

- Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest launches its inaugural five-year Eureka! Program, focusing...

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...

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...

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: OUTLOOK FILE PHOTO - Steve Spinnett
August 26, 2014

Spinnett won't seek re-election in Damascus

by Beverly Corbell
Four people running for mayor in November Damascus Mayor Steve Spinnett has announced he will not seek a third term. Instead, he plans to devote more time to his family’s several auto repair…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: JIM CLARK - A piece of burned carpet, surrounded by trees and foliage, lies on the ground in Fairview Woods Wetlands Park.
August 26, 2014

City of Fairview addresses problems at Woods Park

by Cari Hachmann
Council allocates $74,000 for maintenance, safety efforts at Fairview Woods Wetlands Park The city of Fairview will spend $74,000 to address residents’ complaints of crime, vandalism and lack of…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK FILE PHOTO: JIM CLARK - Following his surgery this week, Corbett Community Resource Officer Joe Rocky Graziano will be placed on light duty for 90 days.
August 26, 2014

Injury knocks Corbett's deputy off-duty

by Cari Hachmann
Sheriff's Deputy Joe Graziano hopes to return to work around December Multnomah County Sheriff Deputy Joe “Rocky” Graziano released a public announcement saying he will be off duty for several…
August 26, 2014

News briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Gresham mayor to run unopposed Gresham Mayor Shane Bemis will run unopposed in the Nov. 4 election as will Councilor Lori Stegmann. The deadline for filing was Aug. 21. Councilor Kirk French…
August 25, 2014

$2 million suit filed against Troutdale, chief

by Cari Hachmann
Troutdale's Andy Gainer said he was wrongfully arrested A Troutdale resident is suing the city of Troutdale, Police Chief Scott Anderson and at least three Troutdale police officers, alleging he…
Photo Credit: GRESHAM POLICE DEPARTMENT - The public is asked to help find Scott Allen, who is missing from a Gresham care facility.
August 24, 2014

Gresham man found in Lane County

by Jim Redden
A handicapped man missing from a Gresham adult care facility has been found in Lane County. Scott Allen, 51, was at Chestnut Lane, located 1200 block of N.E. 6th street in Gresham. Staff…
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…
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…
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…

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Aug 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…
Aug 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…
Aug 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…
Aug 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.
Aug 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.…
Aug 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.…
Aug 19, 2014

SnowCap holds 'thank you' public barbecue Aug. 26

by (none)
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 - J.C. Smith sets a new record in the bench press in his category.
Aug 19, 2014

Saved by the bench

by Parker Lee
J.C. Smith was going about a typical day of work as a 30-year-old Nissan car salesman in 2006 when an imposing figure strolled into the lot. The muscular gentleman of daunting stature found a…
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…




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