Share the Love campaign shatters record

Share the Love campaign shatters record

This year's $60,157 breaks last year's record by nearly $9,000.

Schrader Introduces bill to preserve Molalla River

Schrader Introduces bill to preserve Molalla River

The Molalla River Alliance, which has been advocating in recent years for the river to be...

Do you know an Amazing Kid?

Do you know an Amazing Kid?

Molalla Pioneer is now seeking submissions from the community for this year's regional contest

Rain didn't stop this Dedication

Rain didn't stop this Dedication

Community gathered to officially open the recently completed Bear Creek Byway in Molalla

Share the Love events Feb. 9 - Feb. 13

Share the Love events Feb. 9 - Feb. 13

Check out the list of Share the Love events happening through Feb. 13

District looks to improve MHS grad rate

District looks to improve MHS grad rate

Graduation rate dropped 4.5 percent from Class of 2015 to 2016

Cutting Edge manager: 15 years in the books

Cutting Edge manager: 15 years in the books

Sheldon Sanders celebrates 15 years as local gym's manager this week

Two-alarm fire damages Superior Glass Works

Two-alarm fire damages Superior Glass Works

Cause of Jan. 28 fire still under investigation, no one injured

Share the Love events this week

Share the Love events this week

Check out our listing of Share the Love events happening this week, Feb. 1 through Feb. 6

Vic Gilliam resigns

Vic Gilliam resigns

Oregon's District 18 House Representative resigns after serving ten years

Dentist Off Main named Business of the Year

Dentist Off Main named Business of the Year

Darrel Sandquist of Spot Again Tavern and Bob Jones of Edward Jones In?vestments added to chamber...

Mayor Thompson seeks to identify Molalla's needs, identity

Mayor Thompson seeks to identify Molalla's needs, identity

Thompson: 'I don't know if there is a clear identity of who we are as a city and as a community.'

Masons host visitors from Grand Lodge

Masons host visitors from Grand Lodge

Molalla's Masonic Lodge honored Earl Powers, who attained 60 years as a Mason

Molalla is feelin' the love

Molalla is feelin' the love

Molalla HIgh School has chosen four families this year to be recipients of its annual Share the...

Women's March Portland 2017 (VIDEO)

Women's March Portland 2017 (VIDEO)

100,000 take to the streets of downtown Portland for the Women's March on Jan. 21

Molalla council  sworn in

Molalla council sworn in

Three new councilors and a new mayor took oath of office

Presentation on fish habitat of the Molalla River is Jan. 17

Presentation on fish habitat of the Molalla River is Jan. 17

Side channel habitats are disappearing in the Molalla River Join Molalla River Watch for a...

ODOT appeals Shirley Bank approval

ODOT appeals Shirley Bank approval

Appeal to seek pedestrian and bicycle connection to OR 211

Molalla woman shot, killed Monday night

Molalla woman shot, killed Monday night

Police believe an argument involving alcohol led to fatal shooting

Making our way downtown

Making our way downtown

Contractor expects substantial completion of Molalla Avenue project by Feb. 17

Molalla FFA place high at state

Molalla FFA place high at state

Molala FFA students did well in last weekend's state Veterinary Science competition. This was a...

Secret Santa returns to Molalla

Secret Santa returns to Molalla

Molalla Police officers are giving out a donated $3,900 in $100 bills to lucky drivers they pull...

A victory for Molalla pool volunteers

A victory for Molalla pool volunteers

The Molalla Aquatic District is one step closer to becoming a bond measure on the May 2017...

A Blessing of the Building is a final step in new Markum Inn construction

A Blessing of the Building is a final step in new Markum Inn construction

The Marquam restaurant is getting closer to a grand opening, the date still to be decided Mark...

Unoccupied car plunges into Molalla River

Unoccupied car plunges into Molalla River

A car belonging to an unidentified woman slid into the Molalla River on the night of Sunday, Dec....

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One of 32 banners to be installed along the main downtown Molalla streets as part of a city beautification project.
February 17, 2017

Street banners go up in downtown Molalla

by Conner Williams
32 banners will soon be hung along the streets of downtown as a project intended to help beautify Molalla's downtown.
COURTESY OREGON LIQUOR CONTROL COMMISSION - Bottle deposits in Oregon will double to 10 cents on April 1. Under a bill proposed in the Legislature, even cans for which only a 5-cent deposit was paid can be redeemed for the full 10 cents until Sept. 1, 2018.
February 18, 2017

Oregonians could see bottle deposit windfall under bill

by Claire Withycombe/Capital Bureau
The state's bottle and can deposit will double to a dime April 1.
CCSO - A 79-year-old woman died Thursday night along this stretch of Molalla Avenue, just outside Molalla.
February 17, 2017

Pedestrian hit and killed on Molalla Avenue

by Peggy Savage
The driver was not cited in the Thursday night accident


PARIS ACHEN/CAPITAL BUREAU - Emily Salisbury, associate professor of criminal justice at University of Nevada Las Vegas and editor of Criminal Justice and Behavior, speaks about women in the criminal justice system at the Oregon Justice Reinvestment Summit at the Salem Convention Center Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.
February 16, 2017

Women's prison focus of state summit, legislative session

by Paris Achen/Capital Bureau
Researcher tells Oregon Justice Reinvestment Summit women offenders should be treated differently in effort to downsize state's prison population.
February 15, 2017

Council aproves proposed subdivision plan

by Daniel Pearson
A story that's been ongoing since early October ended Wednesday at Molalla City Council in a hearing on the proposed Shirley Bank subdivision in Molalla.
February 14, 2017

Colton graduation rate is highest in region

by Cindy Fama
Colton High School's graduation rate, at 79.31 percent, exceeds the state average of 74.8 percent
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Clackamas County Historical Society Executive Director Claire Blaylock said that it would be nearly impossible to describe all of the contents of the Kaegi Pharmacy with text.
February 14, 2017

Museum of the Oregon Territory to celebrate grand re-opening

by Raymond Rendleman
Kaegi Virtual Pharmacy seeks to bring alive the experience of the Kaegi Pharmacy circa 1910 using virtual and augmented reality.
February 09, 2017

Counties set meeting for Rep. Gilliam replacement

by Peter Wong
Clackamas, Marion boards set Feb. 22 in Mt. Angel for public interviews, appointment in House District 18 after five-term member resigns because of illness.
February 09, 2017

Molalla pool district will go to May 16 vote

by Peter Wong
Clackamas County commissioners set boundaries that match those of the Molalla River School District. The proposed tax rate is 29 cents per $1,000 of value.
Sonya Fischer
February 07, 2017

Lake Oswego lawyer takes seat on Clackamas County board

by Peter Wong
Fischer was one of three finalists for Position 5 vacated by new Chairman Jim Bernard with two years remaining in the term.

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Dalton
Jan 27, 2017

Molalla High principal to be principal at middle school

by Peggy Savage
Molalla Middle School Principal Mike Nelson will retire June 30, to be replaced by MHS Principal Randy Dalton
SOURCE: MRSD - Molalla River School District modified calendar for 2016-17 school year
Jan 27, 2017

School calendar changes to make up for snow days

by Peggy Savage
School days could be added in the latter part of June
MRSD  - Mulino Elementary School in Mulino, Oregon
Jan 20, 2017

Nearby police activity leads to lock down at Mulino Elementary…

by Peggy Savage
With the potential for a weapon being used next door, school administrators locked down to keep young students safely inside
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - Clackamas County commissioners will stay in a lawsuit against the state on timber revenue, but could ask for timber land instead of money if the counties previal.
Jan 19, 2017

Clackamas board stays in timber lawsuit

by Peter Wong
But county commissioners propose recovery of state forest land, not money, if western Oregon counties prevail against the state.
Jan 18, 2017

Council approves new rate for Molalla SDC charges

by Peggy Savage
Molalla City Council approved new rate charges for city SDCs
MOLALLA AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY - An unidentified Molalla farmer and his dog take a break from working the field behind the team, circa 1900.
Jan 11, 2017

Share your family's Century Farm stories

by Molalla Pioneer
Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 award year for the Oregon Century Farm & Ranch Program. The application deadline is May 1, 2017. Families throughout Oregon who have continuously…
CCSO - Michael James Potter, Jr.
Jan 10, 2017

Update: Police arrest man wanted in Molalla drug case

by Peggy Savage
A search for a Molalla man wanted on multiple drug and child neglect charges ended with his arrest this morning (Tuesday, Jan. 10) near Clackamas Town Center. At 3:40 a.m. on Jan. 10, a…
COURTESY PHOTO - Commissioners hope to conduct public interviews with nine and appoint someone to Position 5 by end of January.
Jan 10, 2017

Record 77 apply for Clackamas board vacancy

by Peter Wong
Commissioners hope to conduct public interviews with nine and appoint someone to Position 5 by end of January.
Michael James Potter Jr.  is wanted on a string of charges.  Jenny Laura Fulkerson, right, has been arrested.
Jan 09, 2017

Molalla police searching for suspect in drug case

by Peggy Savage
Molalla Police are asking for the community’s help in finding a man wanted on a string of charges, including possession and distribution of Meth, endangering the welfare of a child and child…
Wayne Flues
Jan 05, 2017

Molalla man held without bail on murder charges

by Peggy Savage
A Molalla man is being held without bail in Clackamas County Jail, charged with the murder of his wife. Wayne Edmund Flues, 53, is accused of shooting his wife, Brenda Marie Flues, 53, on the…