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...

Shorties at Shorty's Pond

Shorties at Shorty's Pond

The Molalla Chapter of the Association of the NW Steelheaders is working with the Oregon...

Historic Mulino  school needs saving

Historic Mulino school needs saving

It appears that the historic Mulino Grade School building is being left to rot. Built some time...

Luis Mendoza elected president of Oregon FFA

Luis Mendoza elected president of Oregon FFA

Delegates voted the Molalla High School as their new leader during the state convention in...


Molalla's Latest News

April 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
April 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.…
April 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…
April 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…
April 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…
April 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
April 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.
April 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…
April 03, 2015

Molalla Easter Egg Hunts

by Peggy Savage
Kiwanis annual Easter egg hunt The Kiwanis Club of Molalla is gearing up once again for its annual Easter Egg Hunt. The event will be held at Clark Park on Saturday, April 4, at 10:30 a.m. The…
April 02, 2015

FBI, CCSO investigate 'eco-terrorists' at Beavercreek farm

by Raymond Rendleman
Bird breeders in Beavercreek lost approximately 50 pheasants valued at $1,000 when an unknown number of suspects cut a lock to open up an aviary housing the animals last month. The Clackamas…

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Apr 02, 2015

Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Molalla

by Peggy Savage
Will Molalla City Council approve one, and if so, where will it go? On a number of Internet sites, a medical marijuana dispensary called “Mary Janes” is listed as approved in Molalla at 704 or…
LENA ARMAS - Molalla war veteran Jeff Knight, left, holds a copy of a New York Times Magazine cover featuring him as a cadet while being interviewed by filmaker Kammie James and Toby Armas.
Mar 25, 2015

To Serve Our Country

by Peggy Savage
The premier of a documentary film featuring wartime stories of 14 Molalla-area war veterans will show at 5 p.m. Saturday. The film was produced by Toby Armas as his Eagle Scout project. Local…
Gresham High School
Mar 22, 2015

IN PHOTOS: State Dance - Large and Small Dance Division

by Brian Monihan
Gresham and Valley Catholic High Schools take top honors at this weekend's state dance championships. Photos by J. Brian Monihan (unless otherwise noted) Local high school dance teams did well…
CANBY HIGH SCHOOL - Grant Boustead
Mar 20, 2015

Grant Boustead named new head football coach at Molalla High

by MRSD
Former Canby HS assistant coach says Molalla is the "right fit" for his coaching style that emphasizes respect, hard work and family Molalla River School District Superintendent Tony Mann…
FILE PHOTO - Gregory Geist
Mar 25, 2015

Gregory Geist appointed as director of Clackamas County Water…

by The Clackamas Review
Gregory Geist was appointed director of Clackamas County Water Environment Services on Monday following a nationwide recruitment. He had been serving since December as the third acting director…
FORD SCHOLAR ALUMNI ASSOCIATION - Olesya Salathe
Mar 19, 2015

It's all about community service

by Holly Scholz
Ford Scholar Alumna Olesya Salathe from the Class of 2001 has earned the Gerald E. Bruce Community Service Award for her passion for providing dental care, running a dental practice, and helping…
CINDY FAMA - Photo by Cindy Fama

Colton volunteer firefighters practice safely extricating an 'injured' motorist from his damaged car.
Mar 19, 2015

Colton VFD:The latest in equipment and training

by Cindy Fama
Colton Volunteer Fire Department now has new equipment and the training necessary to more rapidly rescue an injured person from a wrecked vehicle. With the purchase of new vehicle extrication…
Mar 19, 2015

Putting a finger on the pulse of people's perspectives

by Peggy Savage
Molalla River School District sends survey out to community The Molalla River School District is running a second online survey of community members in hopes of gaining perspectives on the…
JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Ben Rash (left) and Ryan Gengler bought the White Horse in June 2014 and  hope to have the landmark restaurant and lounge in downtown Molalla open within the next two and half months.
Mar 19, 2015

New White Horse owners set sights on June re-opening

by Jim Beseda
Remodeling the 88-year-old landmark restaurant and lounge in downtown Molalla turned into a bigger task than owners Ryan Gengler and Ben Rash had envisioned when they bought the building last…
SUBMITTED - An accident Monday morning on Macksberg Road, near Canby
Mar 16, 2015

Car rolls in heavy fog

by Peggy Savage
Marcus Storey, of Molalla, was taken to the hospital after rolling his car about 7:30 a.m. on Macksberg Road Monday while driving to work. Storey was traveling in heavy fog and is reportedly not…




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