Community Center finishes 'Raising the Roof' project

Community Center finishes 'Raising the Roof' project

Administrators thankful to the Meyer Memorial Trust and local donors for the funds that made a...

Colton water restrictions go into effect Saturday at 5 pm

Colton water restrictions go into effect Saturday at 5 pm

Colton Water District customers are being told that there is to be no outside watering, including...

Biking across the U.S. -- Nofziger finishes in 94 days

Biking across the U.S. -- Nofziger finishes in 94 days

Canby's Sarah Nofziger, the co-athletic director at Molalla's Country Christian Schools, rode...

Join the fun at Molalla's own Dibble House museum complex

Join the fun at Molalla's own Dibble House museum complex

Molalla is fortunate to have its own historical museum complex that includes wonderful pioneer...

Join the fun at Molalla's own Dibble House museum

Join the fun at Molalla's own Dibble House museum

Molalla is fortunate to have its own historical museum complex that includes wonderful pioneer...

County Fair Junior Livestock Auction needs support

County Fair Junior Livestock Auction needs support

Molalla business people are needed to come out in force to support young people in our community...

New Colton superintendent takes up the reins

New Colton superintendent takes up the reins

The new superintendent of Colton School District hopes to build on the district’s Continuous...


Molalla's Latest News

September 02, 2015

Mulino man dies in Oregon State Penitentiary

by Peggy Savage
Oregon State Penitentiary (OSP) inmate Ronald Anthony Drennen, 69, of Mulino, died unexpectedly in the prison infirmary at about 6:20 a.m. on Sept. 2. Oregon State Police confirmed the death was…
MOLALLA PIONEER - Molalla River School Dist. Superintendent Tony Mann
September 02, 2015

Molalla school bells set to ring

by Kristine Thomas
Molalla River School District Super-intendent Tony Mann may be typing a little slower at the start of this school year, but his enthusiasm for the progress of the district and for its future has…
September 02, 2015

Molalla Planning Commission to continue Stoneplace hearing Sept.…

by Peggy Savage
Serious questions were raised at the Aug. 5 Molalla Planning Commission hearing on a proposed 96-unit expansion of the existing 187-unit Stoneplace Apartments — questions which, in many cases,…
September 02, 2015

Water restrictions in Colton suspended after weekend rain

by Cindy Fama
Low river levels prompt OWRD officials to take action, threaten violators with fines Rain that fell heavy at times over the weekend was significant enough for state officials to lift water use…
DAVE JACKSON - Molalla's 2015 Apple Festival set for Oct. 10
September 01, 2015

Molalla's Apple Festival promises more than just apples

by Molalla Pioneer
Since 1975, the Molalla Area Historical Society (MAHS) has been keeping pioneer traditions alive with its annual Apple Festival. The 41st Apple Festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 10 from 10…
Rosalinde DeSanno
August 26, 2015

Cutting-edge surgery helps save Molalla woman's life

by Angelica True
Rosalinde DeSanno suffered from a life-threatening meningioma brain tumor before she received treatment from a specialist at the Skull Based Institue in Los Angeles.. Rosalinde DeSanno kept…
August 19, 2015

Open fires prohibited at Clackamas County parks

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County announced Wednesday that it was notified Tuesday that state-park fire restrictions are now mandatory throughout the county's parks and forestland properties. Previously,…
August 19, 2015

Campfires, open flames banned in all state parks

by Jim Beseda
Oregon Parks and Recreation has banned all campfires and open flames in all state parks because the high level of fire danger across the state. The ban is expected to remain in place for at…
ANGELICA TRUE - Molalla First Student supervisor Ed Hayes oversees the school bus drivers who transport school children throughout the Molalla River School District. 'We want to become an asset to the district,' Hayes said.
August 19, 2015

Bus drivers prep for new school year

by Angelica True
A few years ago, the name Molalla First Student was synonymous with “accident” in the minds of many. After five bus accidents in two years, Molalla parents and school board members demanded…
RON OBLACK - 
Feyrer family members, above, raised the frame last week for the new picnic shelter. Left: Austin Mellinger, who likes to say, 'We got holes for sale,'  drilled the holes for the posts
August 13, 2015

Feyrer family still does their part for the park

by Bob Oblack
Feyrer Park will soon have a new picnic shelter to complement a stone barbecue that was built last year by members of the extended Feyrer family. Construction on the picnic shelter began July…

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ANGELICA TRUE - Patricia Niday and her family have worked six years to repair tombstones and renovate Molalla's pioneer cemetery, located behind what is now Stoneplace apartments. Now she is fighting to rescue the Heritage Cemetery from the encroachment of further Stoneplace construction along the cemetery fenceline.
Aug 13, 2015

Niday needs help to preserve pioneer cemetery

by Angelica True
Molalla’s historic 1850 Dibble-Jackson-Larkins- Austin Cemetery, where many of Molalla’s founders are laid to rest, is not easy to spot. Away from the main road and tucked away behind Molalla’s…
FRIENDS OF THE POOL - Jayden Gattuccio presents her donation of $203.96 to Friends of Molalla Pool board chair, Lucy Allison-Pursley, at the group's July meeting.
Aug 13, 2015

Little girl makes big donation to Friends of Pool

by Lucy Allison-Pursley
When 7-year-old Jayden Gattuccio arrived at Ranch Hills Golf Course in Mulino to spend the day with her great-grandparents, she spied a Friends of Molalla Pool "Save our Pool" sign in the…
About 85 members of the Feyrer extended family turned out for the 2015 reunion held at Feyrer Park.
Aug 13, 2015

Feyrer family reunion draws many

by Molalla Pioneer
About 85 family members attended the Feyrer Reunion on Sunday, August 2, 2015. The salmon was furnished by Bob Dick and the Thronson family BBQ’d it to perfection. After all the hot days the…
CITY OF MOLALLA - Proposed 96-unit addition to a large apartment complex in Molalla goes to public hearing Aug. 5 at Molalla City Hall. The proposed addition is shown in the plans highlighted in yellow, bordering Lowe Road and Ona Way.
Jul 31, 2015

Molalla to hold hearing Aug. 5 on proposed 96 unit additon to…

by Molalla Pioneer
The city of Molalla will hold a public hearing at city hall at 6:30 p.m. this Wednesday, Aug. 5, regarding an application for a proposed 96-unit addition to Stone Place apartment complex. The…
ANGELICA TRUE - A group of folks and kids gather with Karen Graves' bears on Wednesday's StoryWalk
Jul 29, 2015

Molalla author unveils her children's book at Ivor Davies Park

by Angelica True
For local author, photographer, newspaper carrier, and outdoor enthusiast Karen Graves, the story starts at Good Will. Graves, who had already authored Lonely Trails, a guidebook for the Molalla…
Jul 29, 2015

Molalla City Council tables pot prohibition ordinance

by Daniel Pearson
The Molalla City Council Wednesday decided against approving a city ordinance that would prohibit any type of marijuana facility —growing operations, medical and recreational dispensaries,…
PEGGY SAVAGE - Molalla Supt. Tony Mann
Jul 28, 2015

Molalla school superintendent injured in motorcycle crash

by Peggy Savage
Tony Mann was taken by Life Flight to a Bend hospital Friday Molalla River School District superintendent Tony Mann was seriously injured Friday afternoon when he collided with a deer while…
FILE PHOTO - Jim Bernard
Jul 29, 2015

Clackamas County Commissioner Jim Bernard throws hat into chair…

by Raymond Rendleman
Having served as a county commissioner for the past six and a half years, Jim Bernard believes he is “the best person to take on the challenges of leading this diverse and growing county” as…
OSP - A Mulino man died when his motorcyle crashed near Maupin Tuesday night.
Jul 22, 2015

Mulino man dies in motorcycle crash

by Peggy Savage
A Mulino man died Tuesday night after the motorcycle he was riding crashed on a road near Maupin in Wasco County. According to Oregon State Police, OSP troopers and emergency personnel responded…
Jul 22, 2015

Will a street go between Molalla school athletic fields?

by Peggy Savage
City Manager Dan Huff met with the Molalla school board Wednesday to talk about proposed projects in Molalla having to do with city planning — things such as proposed residential housing…



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