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Historic house to be saved after all

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Fight for survival doesn't end in America for refugees

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Troutdale woman embraces foster children

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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.…
August 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.
August 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.
August 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
August 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…
August 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…
August 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.
August 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.
August 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.
August 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.…

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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…
Aug 15, 2014

City of Gresham reaches out to neighborhood groups through…

by Beverly Corbell
Site connects neighborhoods The city of Gresham is improving communication with residents by joining Nextdoor, a private social network for neighborhoods. The city will use the site to inform…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: JIM CLARK - A front end loader tears up an old portion of Park Cleone to make way for a couple of ponds.
Aug 15, 2014

Construction begins on historic Fairview park

by Cari Hachmann
City pays to bring Park Cleone up to modern standards A $300,000 project to make several improvements to Fairview’s oldest park began Monday, and is scheduled for completion by the end of…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Hoola-hooping abound at Fairview on the Green, coming up Saturday, Aug. 16 at Fairview Community Park.
Aug 15, 2014

Fairview chili festival set for Saturday

by Cari Hachmann
Family event seasoned with fun things to do and chili to eat Friends of Fairview presents the eighth annual Fairview on the Green chili festival Saturday, Aug. 16. The former city-run event had…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: CARI HACHMANN - Kris Myers and her daughter, Cheyenne, practice the tree pose under the gazebo at Fairview Community Park.
Aug 15, 2014

Yoga in the Park

by Cari Hachmann
Empowered yoga instructor offers donation-based class A few years ago, Kris Myers felt that Fairview was missing something. “It seemed like the community didn’t have a way to get together and do…
Aug 19, 2014

Third candidate files for Fairview mayor

by Cari Hachmann
A third candidate, Curtis Burnett, has entered the race for mayor in Fairview. Burnett lives in Fairview and is a real estate broker for Rich Stark Realty in Gresham. He faces Councilor Ted…
Photo Credit: COURTESY: KOIN 6 NEWS - The wreckage of a motorcycle marks the spot where a man died Thursday, Aug. 14, after hitting a deer.
Aug 14, 2014

Gresham man dies after motorcycle hits deer in Troutdale

by Pamplin Media Group
A man died early Thursday, Aug. 14 when the motorcycle he was on crashed into a deer near the Troutdale airport, according to KOIN 6 News. The victim was identified as Michael Rowland, 54, of…
Aug 13, 2014

Clackamas County faces $2.75 million wrongful death suit

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Oregon OSHA hits county with a $2,100 citation in connection with weighmaster homicide Clackamas County is facing a $2.75 million lawsuit and a $2,100 fine in the wake of the on-duty homicide of…
Aug 13, 2014

Thunderstorm washes out bridge, one man is dead

by Kylie Wray
Rescue teams recovered 23 others One man is dead after a bridge over the Sandy River near Ramona Falls was washed out by a thunderstorm on Tuesday, Aug. 12. Clackamas County Water Rescue was…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - First responders had difficulty finding Hurst's car due to the dark and wooded terrain.
Aug 15, 2014

85-year-old woman survives Troutdale crash

by Cari Hachmann
Portland woman's car slid down 80-foot embankment into creek bed An 85-year-old woman was uninjured Tuesday night after her car slid off the road in rural Troutdale and barreled 80 feet down an…




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