High-flying kids

High-flying kids

Kids get free airplane rides July 12 at the Mulino Airport. Jared Hartrampf was a little nervous...

All-time record crowd turns out for Friday night's 91st Molalla Buckeroo Rodeo

All-time record crowd turns out for Friday night's 91st Molalla Buckeroo Rodeo

Bullrider Aaron Pass from Dallas, Texas capped the evening's performance with an 88-point ride to...

Three-time world champion Kaycee Feild takes bareback lead at Molalla Buckeroo

Three-time world champion Kaycee Feild takes bareback lead at Molalla Buckeroo

The world's top-ranked bareback rider scored an 85-point ride on Big Bend Rodeo's Commotion Toddy...

Bucky Campbell, Jake Stanley take team roping lead at Molalla Buckeroo Rodeo

Bucky Campbell, Jake Stanley take team roping lead at Molalla Buckeroo Rodeo

Campbell from Benton City, Wash., and Stanley from Hermiston posted a time of 5.9 seconds to win...

No rain on this parade

No rain on this parade

Thousands line the curbs for the annual Molalla Kiddies Parade Thousands of people lined the...

Russell Cardoza, Spencer Mitchell set standard to open 91st Molalla Buckeroo Rodeo

Russell Cardoza, Spencer Mitchell set standard to open 91st Molalla Buckeroo Rodeo

Cardoza and Mitchell posted a time of 6.0 seconds to win the team roping event at Wednesday's...

Celebrating a 65th wedding anniversary

Celebrating a 65th wedding anniversary

The Molalla Fire Station at Mulino will host an anniversary celebration for Ray and Lorna Wilson...

Molalla Buckeroo Rodeo alive and well, bright future a near certainty

Molalla Buckeroo Rodeo alive and well, bright future a near certainty

Tim Anderson, the president of the Molalla Buckeroo Association, said there is no truth to the...

World Champs Clay Tryan and Jade Corkill to compete at Wednesday's Molalla Buckeroo

World Champs Clay Tryan and Jade Corkill to compete at Wednesday's Molalla Buckeroo

The reigning team roping champions are among the 10 teams scheduled to appear Wednesday's 8 p.m....

Congressman Kurt Schrader joins Molalla Buckeroo Trail Ride

Congressman Kurt Schrader joins Molalla Buckeroo Trail Ride

The annual trek through Molalla's scenic countryside helps to kick off the town's annual weeklong...

City boosts hours of operation for Molalla pool

City boosts hours of operation for Molalla pool

The city is adding back more pool time for kids and adults at the Molalla Aquatic Center,...

Y-intersection crashes the result of failure to yield, not excessive speed on Hwy 211

Y-intersection crashes the result of failure to yield, not excessive speed on Hwy 211

Molalla Police Chief Rod Lucich said the two accidents at the Y-insection last week were because...

The hunt of a lifetime

The hunt of a lifetime

A 13-year-old Mulino boy won the coveted Rocky Mountain bighorn tag for Lookout Mountain. A...

Female driver taken away by ambulance after morning car crash at Y-intersection

Female driver taken away by ambulance after morning car crash at Y-intersection

A Hondo heading toward downtown Molalla on Highway 211 crashed into a Dodge pick-up truck Friday...

Traffic accident sends one driver to hospital, creates minor delay on Main Street

Traffic accident sends one driver to hospital, creates minor delay on Main Street

A Ford Focus ZX3 slammed into a Chevy pickup truck at 5 p.m. at the Y-intersection at the east...

City reluctant to continue funding Aquatic Center

City reluctant to continue funding Aquatic Center

"If people are not using that pool, we are not paying for it any more." - City Manager Dan Huff...

Yoder roots go deep

Yoder roots go deep

The Yoder Mill turns 125 this month, and plans are to celebrate with a party on Saturday, June 7....

Buckeroo in the Starlight

Buckeroo in the Starlight

The Molalla Buckeroo float was among the entries Saturday night in the Starlight Parade in ...

Time is brain

Time is brain

May is stroke awareness month and Jim Ackley is the perfect example of what to do when...

Voters pass both levy and bond for the Molalla Fire District

Voters pass both levy and bond for the Molalla Fire District

Voters came through at the ballot box for the Molalla Fire District Tuesday, passing the bond and...

Garden gains glory

Garden gains glory

On Wednesday, May 15, three Oregon state representatives, along with Farm to School Coordinator...

Night of  Awards

Night of Awards

FFA members fared well at state and national competitions Molalla High School honored its FFA...

Best Performance of the Season

Best Performance of the Season

MHS Concert Choir takes fourth in state competition The Molalla High School Concert Choir's made...

Volunteer of the Year

Volunteer of the Year

Molalla River School District budget committee member Kirsten McNeil receives a certificate...

Bus driver cleared on careless driving charges

Bus driver cleared on careless driving charges

First Student school bus driver Jim Gerbig was cleared in Molalla Municipal Court April 22 on...

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by: OREGON STATE POLICE - A Molalla man was taken by Life Flight to OHSU trauma center after being struck by a pickup truck near Molalla Thursday morning.
July 11, 2014

Police seek family members of injured Molalla bicyclist

by Peggy Savage
Oregon State Police are seeking family members of an injured bicyclist as officers continue an investigation into a serious injury bicycle-involved crash that occurred Thursday, July 10 along…
July 10, 2014

Bicyclist injured in Molalla crash

by Peggy Savage
Oregon State Police are investigating a serious injury bicycle-involved crash that occurred Thursday, July 10 along Highway 211, just east of Molalla. Police said the initial investigation…
July 09, 2014

Molalla Chamber luncheon Thursday

by Peggy Savage
The Molalla Area Chamber of Commerce forum luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, July 10, at the Farmstead Restaurant & Pub located at 28313 S. Hwy 213, Molalla (Arrowhead Golf…
July 09, 2014

Picnic in the Park

by Peggy Savage
Molalla's Second Friday event will be held Friday, July 11, from 4 p.m. to dusk at Long Park. Need to wind down after the excitement of the 4th of July? Molalla's Second Friday’s family-friendly…
July 09, 2014

Molalla man dead after standoff with SWAT

by Peggy Savage
A Molalla man is dead following a standoff with a Clackamas County SWAT team early Monday morning at a house at 30250 Highway 213. An investigation by the sheriff’s office has been underway to…
July 09, 2014

Molalla's July 4 parade and Freedom 5K will close streets at 9…

by Peggy Savage
Well it's almost that time of year the city of Molalla celebrates our country's independence. In Molalla, that means it's almost Molalla Buckeroo time. Part of the Buckeroo festivities include…
July 02, 2014

Molalla River Alliance honors Mark Schmidt with award

by Peggy Savage
Mark Schmidt, a lifelong resident of the Molalla River Basin, has been named winner of the Ryan Morgan Service Award by the Molalla River Alliance. A skilled fisherman and fly designer, Schmidt…
by: CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - Brian Allan Keslar
June 30, 2014

Molalla man shot in leg, suspect arrested

by Peggy Savage
A Molalla man was arrested Saturday night for allegedly shooting another man in the leg with a shotgun. At about 9:45 p.m. Saturday, June 28, Clackamas County Sheriff's deputies and Molalla…
June 25, 2014

Clackamas County deputy sues over anti-Semitic remarks

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Clackamas County sheriff's corrections deputy Rich Sneath is suing the county for discrimination, claiming he was harassed and ridiculed because he is Jewish. Sneath’s lawsuit, filed June 24 in…
June 25, 2014

Molalla City Council meeting Wednesday, June 25

by Peggy Savage
The Molalla City Council will hold a regular business meeting with an executive session at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 25. at the Molalla Adult Community Center. 315 Kennel Ave. in Molalla. On the…

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Jul 02, 2014

Public hearing on Molalla annexation slated for July 9

by Peggy Savage
The Molalla City Council will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, on the proposed annexation and assignment of city zoning designations in the city of Molalla. The meeting will be…
by: PHOTO BY JAIME VALDEZ - Clackamas County Commissioner Tootie Smith talks with Chair John Ludlow before a recent Commissioners' Business Meeting.
Jun 18, 2014

Report: Commissioners' 'distressing' remarks not workplace…

by Shasta Kearns Moore
An investigation found that Clackamas County Chairman John Ludlow probably made sexist and racist comments in front of county staffers, but the remarks and his actions did not constitute legal…
by: FILE PHOTO - Tootie Smith
Jun 16, 2014

Complaint against Ludlow and Smith investigated

by Peggy Savage
Clackamas County commissioners Thursday released a full investigative report on a complaint of discrimination made by a former county employee against County Commissioners John Ludlow and Tootie…
by: PHOTO BY JAIME VALDEZ - Clackamas County Commissioner Tootie Smith shares her remarks by addressing her alleged controversial  homophobic remarks to former county lobbyist Jared Anderson during a recent Commissioners' Business Meeting.
Jun 13, 2014

Tootie Smith denies workplace discrimination, points to report

by Shasta Kearns Moore
The report, released Wednesday, did not find an employee was pushed out due to his age, political affiliation nor sexual orientation During the Clackamas County Commission board meeting Thursday…
by: LAURIE GAGO - Janelle Ferlan and Brennan Gago. Sweethearts since the sixth grade!! Janelle will be attending OIT this fall with a full ride golf scholarship. Brennan is beginning his EMT basic class at Chemeketa Community College on June 23rd and is planning on entering the firefighter/paramedic program there this winter.
Jun 18, 2014

Congratulations classes of 2014

by Peggy Savage
Molalla and Colton high school graduating classes. The classes of 2014 at Molalla and Collton high schools graduated last weekend. As a community service, the Molalla Pioneer has posted more…
by: JIM BESEDA - The Molalla Aquaatic Center is one of the finest in the mid-Willamette Valley, and yet the city is considerting closing it down rather than pay for its operation.
Jun 11, 2014

Friends of the Pool is looking for ways to save the Molalla…

by Peggy Savage
They call themselves Friends of the Pool, and this newly-formed group of 30-some people may be a major force in keeping the Molalla Aquatic Center up and running. In the Molalla Grange Hall last…
Jun 09, 2014

Make the most of your time in small-claims court

by Raymond Rendleman
OC Library hosts program for first time in Clackamas County - Jennifer Dalglish, the Clackamas County law librarian is dedicated to providing equal access to legal information and legal-research…
Jun 04, 2014

Molalla woman named CCC top alumna

by Peggy Savage
Distinguished Clackamas Community College alumna ShiloWittrock-Laccino, who overcame hardships to complete her transfer degree at CCC, will be honored as the college’s outstanding aluma during…
Jun 04, 2014

MHS seniors earn top honors

by Heather Fix
Molalla High School’s Academic Awards Night is always an exciting time, and this year was no exception. This year, 64 freshmen, 66 sophomores, and 40 juniors earned academic letters. It was…
Jun 04, 2014

Country Christian announces scholarship winners for class of 2014

by Peggy Savage
A number of graduating seniors in the Country Christian School class of 2014 have accepted scholarships. The school announced the following scholarship winners this week: Jessica Adams- Grand…




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