East County to get new fire station

East County to get new fire station

Serves rural areas, two schools East County is getting a new fire station, replacing one that was...

Apartment fire on Division brought under control

Apartment fire on Division brought under control

Two apartments destroyed Gresham firefighters responded shortly before 2 p.m. to the scene of a...

36 Pit Fire burns on, Estacada shrouded in smoke, ash

36 Pit Fire burns on, Estacada shrouded in smoke, ash

The 36 Pit Fire burning in forest land continues to grow about 10 miles east of Estacada. As of...

Coming soon: Grant Butte Wetlands

Coming soon: Grant Butte Wetlands

City partners with Metro to protect 33 acres; Learn more at Sept. 14 event When you drive by...

Tradeswomen's group helps complete Nadaka Park

Tradeswomen's group helps complete Nadaka Park

Final phase includes playground, community garden After many years, and with a lot of help from...

'We are Reynolds'

'We are Reynolds'

Three months after tragedy struck, students return to RHS Parents, grandparents, leaders and...

Earthquakes: Get ready for the big one

Earthquakes: Get ready for the big one

Multnomah and Linn counties would be hardest hit It’s no secret that the Pacific Northwest...

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Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: TROY WAYRYNEN  - Longtime Troutdale resident and educator Marlene Loisdotter portrays First Lady Lou Hoover, one of the women in history her 'Amazing Women' series will cover this fall at MHCC.
September 16, 2014

New course series celebrates amazing women

by Lisa K. Anderson
MHCC Instructor Marlene Loisdotter strives to connect women of all ages, share women's contributions throughout history Thirty-five years ago last week, a class about women making music…
September 16, 2014

News briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Blue Lake open again for swimming Blue Lake Regional Park in Fairview is open again for swimming as of Friday, Sept. 12, ending an eight-day closure due to an algae bloom in the water. While…
September 16, 2014

School briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Gresham-Barlow seeks budget committee members The Gresham-Barlow School District is seeking applicants for three open positions on the district’s budget committee. The Budget Committee includes…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: MFS - A volunteer reads with young children as part of AARP Experience Corps. The program is recruiting volunteers age 50 and older to serve as reading mentors for area children.
September 16, 2014

Seeking senior volunteers

by Lisa K. Anderson
Volunteers age 50 and up will serve as mentors for children in public schools through AARP Experience Corps Metropolitan Family Service is looking for a few good volunteers to serve as mentors…
September 16, 2014

Dexter McCarty to take Ice Bucket Challenge

by Lisa K. Anderson
The administrative team at Dexter McCarty Middle School has challenged students to raise $600 by Sept. 19 for the ALS Association's Oregon and Southwest Washington Chapter for ALS Research. At…
September 16, 2014

Sheriff conducts pedestrian safety operation in Wood Village

by Cari Hachmann
Oregon law requires drivers to stop for people in crosswalks From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office will conduct a pedestrian safety enforcement mission called,…
September 15, 2014

Church celebrates century of ministry

by Raymond Rendleman
A celebration honoring Hillsview Community Church’s first 100 years will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20. The public is welcome to attend the celebration that will include music,…
September 12, 2014

Two-alarm fire damages Friends of Children facility

by Pamplin Media Group
A two-alarm fire damaged the future East County site of Friends of the Children, just one day before the nonprofit group was to host its family day at Pat Pfiefer Park to celebrate its growth…
September 12, 2014

Gresham man says he was arrested for videtaping police

by Beverly Corbell
Gresham police: Arrest for interfering, not for camera A man who claims Gresham police arrested him for videotaping an early morning drug bust is incorrect, Lt. Claudio Grandjean said. The…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF - Donovan Fogel
September 12, 2014

Man arrested after stealing $1 from Gresham gas station

by Pamplin Media Group
Apologizes later for scaring clerk A man is facing a robbery charge after allegedly stealing $1 from a gas station in Gresham on Monday, Sept. 8. According to court documents, Donovan Fogel, 31,…

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Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: CARI HACHMANN - Rohrbach plays with one of his cement trucks outside his home in Gresham.
Sep 12, 2014

Honey I shrunk the earth mover

by Cari Hachmann
Gresham man builds wood replicas of giant machinery Mike Rohrbach may be the most patient man alive. Inside his Gresham mobile home, the 54-year-old toils away in a dusty, yellow-lit shop,…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Sheri Brinkman held a Days for Girls sewing party in April that she called a success.
Sep 12, 2014

Volunteers send reusable pads to needy girls

by Kylie Wray
Sewing event at Boring-Damascus Grange Sept. 20 Sewers in Boring are helping to provide girls overseas with the ability to attend school all month long. Days for Girls is a network of sewing…
Sep 12, 2014

Chinook returns shatter last year's record

by Cari Hachmann
Historic fish returns related to improving river, ocean conditions Since Sunday, more than 180,354 adult fall chinook have climbed the fish ladders at Bonneville Lock and Dam on their annual…
Sep 12, 2014

School briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Reynolds begins fall Challenge Days Next week, Reynolds School District begins its series of fall Challenge Days at the high school and middle schools. Numerous adult volunteers will join…
Sep 11, 2014

East wind fans region's wildfire flames

by Pamplin Media Group
A familiar force from the east was making its presence quite apparent on Thursday as a strong wind swept through the Columbia River Gorge to stir trees and rattle windows in the Portland area.…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Eagle Creek is within the Salmon Huckleberry Wilderness of the Mt. Hood National Forest.
Sep 11, 2014

Wild by nature

by Kylie Wray
In the Wilderness, human use is not a priority and visiting warrants caution The Mt. Hood Wilderness is within driving distance for many local hikers. But just because it is accessible doesn't…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK FILE PHOTO - Blue Lake Regional Park is closed for swimming until further notice. The park's splash pad, disc golf and other amenities remain open.
Sep 16, 2014

Algae bloom closes swimming at Blue Lake

by Cari Hachmann
Park officials are having the water tested Blue Lake Regional Park in Fairview is closed to swimming until further notice due to an algae bloom in the water. The lake remains open to boaters,…
Sep 11, 2014

Corbett chases third school bond

by Lisa K. Anderson
After two failed bond proposals in the past year, Corbett board seeks $8.5 million for district improvements The Corbett School Board is at it again, going to voters a third time in the past…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED - Multnomah County
Sep 10, 2014

Gresham teen stabbed by man

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A 17-year-old boy is recovering after being stabbed by a 28-year-old man, police said Wednesday, according to KOIN TV News. Ronnell Ware turned himself into police late Tuesday after officers…
Sep 09, 2014

Roll up your sleeves for city's day of service

by Pamplin Media Group
Gresham calls for hundreds of volunteers to join Sept. 13 effort The city of Gresham is calling on citizens to participate in its first community-wide volunteer day this Saturday. During the…



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