Take a StoryWalk

Take a StoryWalk

What’s a StoryWalk? Well, lots of Molalla families and community members found out on...

Molalla school principal to retire

Molalla school principal to retire

A little first grade boy walked up to Molalla Elementary School Principal Donna Carlson in the...

Pamplin to Amazing Kids: make the world a better place

Pamplin to Amazing Kids: make the world a better place

Newspaper group honors tomorrow's leaders with May 6 gala Potential was in the air at a gala...

OHSET postpones state meet following EHV-1 outbreak

OHSET postpones state meet following EHV-1 outbreak

Officials on Thursday called off next week's championship meet in Redmond and hope to reschedule...

Champion for children

Champion for children

Molalla resident John Van Huizen received the Randy Nunnenkamp Award, one of three Champions for...

Molalla Loyalty Day Rally

Molalla Loyalty Day Rally

May 1 is Loyalty Day. In honor of the occasion, the Molalla VFW Post 3973 and its Ladies...

Molalla High School made Top 50 semi-finalists in competition for $50,000

Molalla High School made Top 50 semi-finalists in competition for $50,000

Vote for your school online at http://sites.vans.com/customculture/ to help the school's art...

Suspected thief turns himself in to Molalla police

Suspected thief turns himself in to Molalla police

A suspected metal thief caught on camera turned himself in to Molalla Police Department Thursday...

Cedar Teeth band will rock The Spot in Molalla Saturday

Cedar Teeth band will rock The Spot in Molalla Saturday

Cedar Teeth, a five-piece band from the Colton-Molalla area will be headin' home to rock The...

Amazing Kids

Amazing Kids

Nominees Angela Shvachka and Alyssa Rosenow Angela Shvachka and Alyssa Rosenow are the one-two...

Saving a pioneer cemetery

Saving a pioneer cemetery

Patricia Niday needs help with matching funds for a grant to build a new fence to enclose the...

Fire damages Colton Cafe kitchen

Fire damages Colton Cafe kitchen

A fire that broke out in the kitchen of Colton Café Thursday will temporarily close down the...

Little kids, big fish

Little kids, big fish

Tommy Butler, of Molalla, crouches alongside 2-year-old Tristan and 3-year-old Aleah on Saturday...

The Molalla Log House

The Molalla Log House

The historic Fox Granary in rural Clackamas County was no secret to local history buffs— the...

Operation Magic

Operation Magic

Illusionist Scott Anderson will work his magic at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at Molalla High...

Easter comes to Molalla and Colton

Easter comes to Molalla and Colton

Saturday brought hundreds of children and plenty of sunshine to Clark Park in Molalla for the...


Molalla's Latest News

May 20, 2015

County to honor Molalla Warming Center with award

by Peggy Savage
The Molalla Warming Center will receive a Community Impact Award for its work with the homeless in the Molalla community. The Clackamas County Action Board presents the awards as recognition to…
CCSO - Nolan Roger Smith
May 14, 2015

Molalla man in custody following burglary

by Peggy Savage
A man caught in the act of burglarizing a Molalla home by a Molalla Police officer went before a Grand Jury Tuesday and is being held on multiple charges at Clackamas County Jail. Nolan Roger…
May 14, 2015

State revenue forecast: Kicker on the way

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
UPDATE: University presidents want more money for schools State economists are projecting both a $473 million rebate to taxpayers next year and up to $264 million more for the state budget in…
PEGGY SAVAGE - A visitor inspects one of many quilts hanging on display in the Dibble House.
May 08, 2015

Molalla Quilt Show features more than quilts

by Peggy Savage
The Molalla Quilt Show opened today to sunshine that promises to last the weekend -- perfect weather for strolling through Molalla's Dibble House Museum Complex to check out the displays of…
MAHS - Molalla Quilt Show opens Friday
May 06, 2015

Molalla Quilt Show opens Friday

by Peggy Savage
 The annual Molalla Quilt Show will be held Mothers' Day weekend. On Friday, May 8, show hours will be from noon to 4 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday, hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dibble…
CCSO - Jason Allen Conroy
May 03, 2015

Molalla man arrested for Molalla Bowl burglary

by Peggy Savage
Molalla Police arrested a man accused of smashing in a glass side door at Molalla Bowl early Wednesday morning during a second attempted break-in at the business on the same night. About two…
MOLALLA BOWL  - One of the suspects caught by a surveillance camera during an attempted break-in at Molalla Bowl early Wednesday morning.
April 30, 2015

Man caught on suveillance camera breaking into Molalla Bowl

by Peggy Savage
A man wearing a dark hoody smashed in a glass side door at Molalla Bowl at 2 a.m. Wednesday during a second attempted break-in at the business on the same night. About two hours earlier, the…
April 29, 2015

DEQ to hold hearing on Molalla recycled water plan

by Peggy Savage
The Department of Environmental Quality invites the public to submit written comment on select changes to conditions of the city of Molalla’s Recycled Water Plan. Summary This change in the…
April 29, 2015

New 2 U - April 30 to May 2

by Peggy Savage
The Student Council and scholars of Renaissance Public Academy are holding a garage sale, providing an opportunity for you to find that specific treasure you've been looking for - something "New…
JIM BESEDA - Drew Vandenbroeder is one of the 12 students nominated as Molalla Amazing Kids
April 29, 2015

Molalla's Amazing Kids

by Peggy Savage
Drew Vandenbroeder Drew Vandenbroeder maintains a 4.0+ GPA, is a member of varsity track, varsity football, is active in leadership, FFA, and honor society. “What really makes him stand out to…

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COURTESY OF MHS - Haley Black was one of 12 Molalla students nominated for Molalla's Amazing Kids
Apr 29, 2015

Molalla's Amazing Kids

by Peggy Savage
Haley Black Haley Black is an exceptional student and human being who sets a high bar for herself everyday, no matter what the task. says her teacher, Hayley Zeal. As a freshman at Molalla High…
Apr 29, 2015

Molalla woman dies in Thursday car crash

by Peggy Savage
A Molalla woman died in a car accident Thursday afternoon on Highway 211 near Molalla. Oregon State Police troopers are continuing to investigate the 4:30 p.m. accident near South Bear Meadows…
CCSO - Clackamas County Sherrif's Office is seeking information on this alleged thief in the Colton area
Apr 23, 2015

Can you identify this alleged Colton-area metals thief?

by Peggy Savage
The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in identifying an alleged Colton-area metal thief. According to the CCSO, the man may be driving a two-tone older brown pick-up truck.…
Apr 22, 2015

Molalla school district acts on long-range planning…

by Molalla Pioneer
The Molalla School Board voted in March to accept a report by the distirct’s Long Range Planning Committee regarding recommendations for Molalla elementary and middle schools and a number of…
Apr 20, 2015

Clackamas Community College to get start on bond projects

by Raymond Rendleman
With voters in the Clackamas Community College district approving a $90 million bond measure in November to update and modernize college recources, planning now is underway to construct and…
Apr 16, 2015

Marijuana dispensary locations limited in Molalla

by Peggy Savage
A number of people addressed the Molalla City Council Wednesday to voice opposition to the placement of a medical marijuana dispensary at the proposed location near Molalla High School’s Heckard…
Apr 07, 2015

Clackamas County Tourism and Cultural Affairs seeks award…

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County Tourism and Cultural Affairs (CCTCA) is seeking nominations from the public recognizing individuals and businesses that make a positive impact on the county’s tourism industry.…
Austin Alexander, Molalla High School
Apr 03, 2015

Molalla's Amazing Kids

by Peggy Savage
The Molalla Pioneer received 11 nominations for the 2015 Amazing Kid award. In the coming issues, we will highlight two of our nominees per week. The Molalla Pioneer and Pamplin Media Group are…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Security issues could make some vital state websites vulnerable to hackers or cybercrime, according to tests by the Pamplin Media Group/EO Media Group Capital Bureau in Salem.
Apr 03, 2015

Vital state websites a click away from security vulnerabilities

by Hillary Borrud/Capital Bureau
SALEM — Oregonians who used state websites to pay child support, file unemployment claims and renew their vehicle registration in recent months were vulnerable to attackers who could intercept…
SAM WURDINGER - A young fisherman shows off his catch at Shorty's Pond at last April's event.
Apr 03, 2015

Shorties at Shorty's Pond

by Peggy Savage
The Molalla Chapter of the Association of the NW Steelheaders is working with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to host a Family Fishing Event on April 11, at Shorty’s Pond. Located in…




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