Homeless in Molalla

Homeless in Molalla

n Molalla High School's homeless liaison is working to find homeless students safe places to stay...

Christmas in Neverland draws crowds

Christmas in Neverland draws crowds

Molalla High School's annual Singing Christmas Tree concert featured seven choirs This year's...

A Colton Christmas

A Colton Christmas

It was beginning to look a lot like Christmas, but there were concerns in the air. For more than...

Ritter's RA All-Stars center stage at Jingle Bell Run

Ritter's RA All-Stars center stage at Jingle Bell Run

Molalla's Jason Ritter helps raise money for the Arthritis Foundation in hopes for finding a cure...

Molalla River nominated as an Oregon Scenic Waterway

Molalla River nominated as an Oregon Scenic Waterway

In a unanimous vote, the State Parks and Recreation Commission has endorsed staff recommendations...

Christmas in Neverland

Christmas in Neverland

Tickets for the annual Molalla High School fundraising concert are now on sale Last year, Molalla...

Quick thinking, training saves a man's life

Quick thinking, training saves a man's life

Molalla Fire District recognizes lifesaving efforts with awards of distinction Molalla volunteer...

Arsenic and Old Lace opens tonight at Colton High School

Arsenic and Old Lace opens tonight at Colton High School

Curtain at 7:30 p.m. Colton High School Drama Club presents Joseph Kesselring’s successful...

Honoring our World War II veterans

Honoring our World War II veterans

Ross Flintjer, one of several surviving veterans of WWII in Molalla, served aboard carriers in...

Honoring Molalla's WWII veterans

Honoring Molalla's WWII veterans

Cedric Hansen, a timber faller in the Molalla woods, served in the Navy Cedric Hansen began his...

Molalla FFA wins top spots at Nationals

Molalla FFA wins top spots at Nationals

The Molalla High School FFA Horse Judging Team took third place in the nation last week at the...

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December 23, 2014

Weather service warns of flooding as storm builds over the…

by Pamplin Media Group
Massive amounts of rain are headed toward northern Oregon this weekend, bringing the potential for flooding. The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement that cautions…
Photo Credit: PEGGY SAVAGE - Abby Rieskamp, an MHS junior, goes through her inventory of formals in the Clothes Closet at the school.
December 24, 2014

The Clothes Closet

by Peggy Savage
n An MHS junior who plans to go into fashion marketing has built the Molalla High School clothing exchange into a great place for fellow students who need clothes. It didn’t take long last…
Photo Credit: PEGGY SAVAGE - Kelly Andrews, Library Director Diana Hadley, Erin Devlin and Bob Laver discuss questions posed by the city.
December 17, 2014

Molalla Townhall: Pondering the homeless question

by Peggy Savage
The big question was: How this community can help solve a homeless problem that has plagued Molalla city parks. The answers were many and varied from about 50 people who attended last week’s…
December 17, 2014

Two injured in Molalla when log truck crashes into car

by Peggy Savage
A mother and daughter were injured Wednesday morning when a log truck crashed into the side of the Nissan sedan they were driving near the Y intersection in Molalla. At 11:57 a.m. Molalla Fire…
December 10, 2014

Gearing up for winter steelhead season

by Peggy Savage
They're here! Winter steelhead that is. Every year the Christmas season seems to start a little earlier, and all it seems to do for me is get me day dreaming ... of winter steelhead.…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED  - Submitted photo

Lakewood Center for the Arts Executive Director Andrew Edwards and LTC Director Dee Denton present the Rising Star award to Marcus Storey.
December 10, 2014

A Rising Star

by Peggy Savage
Molalla man earns Thespian award at Lakewood Center for the Arts Marcus Storey, of Molalla, was awarded the Lakewood Center for the Arts Rising Star award in a ceremony at the center Wednesday…
Photo Credit: PEGGY SAVAGE - Volunteer Lola Marie Nofzinger and center Director Cecily Rose check out the roof damage last week at the Molalla Adult Community Center. The center's Annual Appeal total as of November 15 was $25,000. The goal is $38,000, which would be enough to pay for a new roof.
December 10, 2014

Needed: A new roof over their heads

by Peggy Savage
Molalla Adult Community Center is fundraising for a much-needed new roof The folks at the Molalla Adult Community Center are still waiting for new roof. The need became apparent this last…
Photo Credit: LOGO - Molalla Warming Center welcomes local homeless people on the coldest nights.
December 10, 2014

Keeping people warm

by Peggy Savage
Winter is here, and the Molalla Warming Center has already opened for at least 12 nights during the recent cold weather stretches. Warming Center volunteer Bob Laver said faithful volunteers…
Photo Credit: CITY OF MOLALLA - City officials have noted ongoing problems in recent months with homeless issues at Long Park near the Molalla Fire station.
December 09, 2014

Molalla Town Hall to address homeless issues in city parks

by Peggy Savage
To learn more about public safety issues within the Molalla community, attend the Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 10, presented by the city of Molalla. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. in the…
December 03, 2014

Christmas in the Country

by Peggy Savage
Evening of dinner and music at Molalla Adult Center The Molalla Adult Community Center will present Christmas in the Country, with dinner and music, at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6. Live music…

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Dec 03, 2014

Molalla offers tourism grants

by Peggy Savage
The city of Molalla is now accepting grant applications for projects, events, or activities that have the ability to increase tourism activity in the local community. Funding for these grants…
Dec 03, 2014

YMCA hosts Molalla at Sherwood Aquatic Center

by Peggy Savage
A delegation of 16 Molalla representatives, including a city staff member; city councilors, Friends of the Molalla Pool members and Molalla River School District Superintendent Tony Mann and…
Photo Credit: CCSO - White
Dec 01, 2014

Los Angeles police nab murder suspect

by Jim Beseda
Dirck White, the prime suspect in the Feb. 6, 2014 murder of Clackamas County Weighmaster Grady Waxenfelter, is in police custody in Los Angeles. White was wounded Sunday in an officer-involved…
Nov 25, 2014

THANKSGIVING TRAVEL PLANS? LOOK HERE FIRST...

by Molalla Pioneer
Oregon State Police offer holiday safe driving information for I-5 near Woodburn The Oregon State Police (OSP), Marion County Sheriff's Office (MCSO), Woodburn Police Department (WPD) and the…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Twelve of the 39 pending marijuana cases in Clackamas County will be dismissed under a new policy announced by the district attorney's office.
Nov 24, 2014

Clackamas County lightens up on marijuana charges

by Saundra Sorenson
In anticipation of Measure 91, many charges will be dismissed Good news for anyone facing a criminal marijuana charge in Clackamas County: Your case may be dismissed, or the charges may be…
Art in copper by Lindsay Scott
Nov 20, 2014

Mulino artist featured in Audubon art show

by Peggy Savage
Mulino artist Lindsay Scott makes beautiful garden art from copper. As a tribute to her skills, Scott is one of the featured artists at the 34th Annual Wild Arts Festival, benefiting the…
Photo Credit: MOLALLA FIRE DISTRICT  - Operation Santa Parade map for Friday, Dec. 5
Nov 20, 2014

Operation Santa is on the way

by Peggy Savage
Firefighters and Santa Claus will parade through Molalla neighborhoods collecting food for local food banks Dec. 5-7 It’s time for Molalla’s annual Operation Santa Claus parade. Santa and his…
Nov 19, 2014

Clackamas County immigrants favor OC, Happy Valley

by Raymond Rendleman
Oregon experiencing boom in number of people moving here - This week, Portland State University’s Population Research Center (PRC) released its preliminary 2014 population estimates, showing…
Nov 11, 2014

Help fill a stocking, heart and stomach

by Raymond Rendleman
A local nonprofit organization with no paid staff is looking for volunteers to assist agencies in Clackamas County by providing their neediest clients with a filled Christmas stocking. Fill a…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - U.S. Congressman Kurt Schrader speaking to constituents at a candidates' debate Oct. 16.
Nov 04, 2014

Schrader holds congressional seat

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Oregon's delegation remains mostly Democratic As election results came in the evening of Nov. 4, U.S. Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-Oregon) appeared to be keeping his seat. In unofficial results,…




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