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Coleman Ranch Ride: Event benefits Rider Relief Fund

Coleman Ranch Ride: Event benefits Rider Relief Fund

A total of 39 riders took part in a guided tour of the Coleman Ranch in Molalla, benefitting the...

Life Flight transports Colton High football player to hospital with neck injury

Life Flight transports Colton High football player to hospital with neck injury

Vikings coach Dan Leighton said he called 911 at 7:06 p.m. and emergency personnel from Colton...

Probe into massive bee die-off leaves owners, experts puzzled

Probe into massive bee die-off leaves owners, experts puzzled

Four Clackamas County beekeepers may never know what killed their bees June 18. “I came...

White Horse owners giving Molalla landmark a facelift

White Horse owners giving Molalla landmark a facelift

Ryan Gengler and Ben Rash of Silverton bought the restaurant and lounge after it had been closed...

Opens with a splash

Opens with a splash

Molalla's new Fox Park Splash Pad opened Friday After cutting the ribbon to officially open the...

Molalla man named Portland Firefighter of the year

Molalla man named Portland Firefighter of the year

Adam Salvetti, of Molalla, was named the 2014 Portland Firefighter of the Year. The city of...

Memorial to the family that gave Molalla Feyrer Park

Memorial to the family that gave Molalla Feyrer Park

Descendents of the Feyrer family are doing their part to keep the park that bears their name a...

Fire destroys Elisha Road home

Fire destroys Elisha Road home

Molalla Fire District was one of seven fire departments called in to contain a house fire Monday...

Molalla Train Park to celebrate Founder's Day, 60th Anniversary

Molalla Train Park to celebrate Founder's Day, 60th Anniversary

The late Harry Harvey had the idea for a park where families could go to ride and learn about...

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Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: AMY CARLSON - A dark-gray 2010 Honda Accord shot through the back window has more than $100 in damage, scaring everyone in the Roaring River Campground.
August 28, 2014

Labor Day warning: Don't shoot near campgrounds

by Raymond Rendleman
Next year’s Roaring River Canoe Slalom, which has been taking place for the place for the past eight years along the Clackamas River, is in danger of being cancelled after a mysterious drive-by…
August 26, 2014

Taxpayers to give Smith, Ludlow some legal help

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Clackamas County Commissioners reached an agreement Tuesday, Aug. 19, to pay $10,000 of commissioners John Ludlow and Tootie Smith’s combined $22,953 in legal fees, but not without tempers…
August 22, 2014

City Club considers endorsing marijuana legalization

by Peter Wong
Endorsement of Measure 91, which would legalize recreational use of marijuana in Oregon, will be considered by the City Club of Portland. A City Club panel released a recommendation, which…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: AMR - American Medical Response National Cinical Cup winners, Paramedic Ken Schey (foreground) with partner, Jason Mitro, emergency medical technician.
August 21, 2014

AMR's Clackamas County team wins national competition

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County paramedic Ken Schey and EMT Jason Mitro took top honors this month at AMR's Fifth Annual National Clinical Cup Competition. On Aug. 17 in Denver, teams from across the U.S.…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - CenturyLink technician Willie Mays explains the company's 1 gigabit service equipment in the new Burnside 26 apartments.
August 22, 2014

What's up with all this gigabit stuff?

by Jim Redden
Portlanders interested in broadband service might be a little confused about what's available or possibly coming to their neighborhoods. The City Council made a big deal out of Google's…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Nancy Wakefield, a retired teacher and administrator, has been volunteering with Court Appointed Special Advocates for children (CASA) for seven years.
August 20, 2014

Retired teacher serves as advocate for kids in court

by Shasta Kearns Moore
It’s funny how one phone call can change the course of a life. Or several. Thirteen years ago, Nancy Wakefield was a principal in the Neah-Kah-Nie School District on the Oregon Coast when she…
August 20, 2014

County board wrestles with legal funding

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Update: Commissioners agree to pay $10,000 on legal bills totaling $22,953 Tempers flared Tuesday, Aug. 19, during discussions of whether or not the county should reimburse commissioners John…
August 19, 2014

Assistant weighmaster's widow seeks $2.75 million

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Clackamas County is facing a $2.75 million lawsuit and a $2,100 fine in the wake of the on-duty homicide of Assistant Weighmaster Grady Waxenfelter. The Estacada father of three was shot in the…
August 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…
August 06, 2014

Molalla's Second Friday

by Peggy Savage
The August Molalla 2nd Friday will be held from 4 p.m. to dusk on Aug. 8 with an auto-themed event, “Colored and Chrome.” Free activities for kids of all ages will be available, including car…

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Aug 05, 2014

High-speed crash, arrest could lead to lawsuit

by Shasta Kearns Moore
A Colton man plans to sue Clackamas County for a May 8 car crash that seemed to play out like a scene from a movie. According to Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office records, around 1 p.m. that day…
Aug 05, 2014

CCC hosts small farm school

by Raymond Rendleman
OSU Extension, the Clackamas County Soil and Water Conservation District, and Clackamas Community College will host the second-annual Small Farm School. This is an all-day event for beginning…
Aug 03, 2014

Update: Victims identified in Saturday Molalla River crash

by Peggy Savage
Two died and three were injured when car plunges off 100-foot cliff into the Molalla River. Clackamas County Sheriff's Office has now released the names of those involved in a crash Saturday…
Photo Credit: OSP - A woman was injured and her husband later died after their car ran off the road and flipped over on Highway 211 near Colton.
Aug 04, 2014

Man dies, wife injured in Highway 211 crash

by Peggy Savage
A woman was injured and her husband later died Sunday when their car ran off the road and flipped over on Highway 211 near Colton. At approximately 4:56 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, a 2006 Subaru Legacy…
Photo Credit: CITY OF MOLALLA - A conceptual drawing of the Fox Park Splash Pad
Jul 31, 2014

Fox Splash Pad opening is August 1

by Peggy Savage
City will hold a dedication and ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. Friday. Mayor Debbie Rogge will cut the ribbon Friday, Aug. 1 for Molalla’s new Splash Pad at Fox Park. The grand opening for the new…
Photo Credit: MARIANNE KNAPP - Nagging Wife BBQ won the people's choice award at the WildRiver BBQ Cook-off competition. They were one of the sponsors of the BBQ and Bingo night for Brooke Garbart last December, and they finally got the chance to meet this special little girl at the competition. Pictured with Brooke at their booth in the WildRiver BBQ Cook-off are Robert Knoke, left and Ben Fullerton, both of Nagging Wife BBQ.
Jul 30, 2014

WildRiver BBQ competition announces trophy winners

by Peggy Savage
Molalla's WildRiver BBQ is the largest barbecue competition in the state, and it ran Saturday and Sunday in the shade of the oak grove, with a record number of entries. Top BBQ cooks from around…
Jul 30, 2014

Three Molalla city council seats on November ballot

by Peggy Savage
The Molalla City Council will have three positions ending on Dec. 31 and the city is asking for people interested in running for a position on the council to apply. The open council seats each…
Jason Carroll, of Molalla, named VFW All-American State Commander
Jul 30, 2014

VFW All-American State Commander

by Peggy Savage
Jason Carroll, the 2013-14 Veterans of Foreign Wars State Commander, was awarded All-American honors at the 115th National convention of the Veterans fo Freign Wars in St. Louis, Mo last week.…
Kelly Douglas in the Molalla High School Garden
Jul 30, 2014

MHS Culture Club advisor to be honored with statewide award

by Peggy Savage
Molalla High School teacher Kelly Douglas has been named the recipient of Oregon Public Health Institute's Health Genius Award. The award ceremony will take place on Friday, Sept.12 at Multnomah…
by: JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Emergency personnel with Molalla Rural Fire District No. 73 carried an injured driver by stretcher to an awaiting LifeFlight helicopter Monday afternoon following a head-on collision on Highway 213 near South Macksburg Road.
Jul 28, 2014

Highway 213 head-on collision sends two to OHSU

by Jim Beseda
One driver was taken by LifeFlight helicopter and another was transported by ambulance to Oregon Health & Science University Hospital after a head-on collision on Highway 213 near South…



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