Oregon City-based Super Specific Vinyl, Vinyl On Demand earn five-star reviews

Oregon City-based Super Specific Vinyl, Vinyl On Demand earn five-star reviews

In Jennifer Dawson’s opinion, the love of vinyl records is more than a fad, more than...

Beavercreek's Emerson Chase wins rowing contest

Beavercreek's Emerson Chase wins rowing contest

Emerson Chase, a high school sophomore from Beavercreek attending Oregon Connections Academy,...

Tiny home rentals perfect fit for Mt. Hood Village Resort

Tiny home rentals perfect fit for Mt. Hood Village Resort

They may be tiny, but they have a huge impact, and the public is invited to tour the five small...

North Clackamas Community Choir, partners present 'Of Sea and Song'

North Clackamas Community Choir, partners present 'Of Sea and Song'

Oregon State University Meistersingers and selected high school boys join in May 16 concert - ...

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PHOTO BY ELLEN SPITALERI - Jean Herrera and Lori Prouty tend to the weeds in the rain garden behind the fellowship hall and education wing of the Clackamas United Church of Christ. The swale, which filters rain water into the garden, snakes through the site just in front of the two women.
July 20, 2016

Clackamas United Church of Christ rain garden, hedgerow win…

by Ellen Spitaleri
Members of the congregation of the Clackamas United Church of Christ knew that the rain garden and native hedgerow that church members created in 2013 would help flooding in the Upper Kellogg…
Susannah Mars
July 13, 2016

Susannah Mars debut to kick off Clackamas Repertory Theatre's…

by Ellen Spitaleri
She’s a six-time Drammy winner who has appeared in over 100 productions and concerts around the country, and now singer/actress Susannah Mars will grace the Clackamas Repertory Theatre stage at…
PHOTO BY ELLEN SPITALERI - Lisa Halcom, left, owner of Happyrock Coffee, and Nancy Slavin, organizer of The Other Side Reading Salon, plan for the next reading salon.
July 06, 2016

The Other Side Reading Salon: Get a taste of Gladstone and local…

by Ellen Spitaleri
Nancy Slavin knows that in times of transition, the best thing to do is gather in a coffee shop, meet other people and try to change the world. And that is exactly how The Other Side Reading…


PHOTO BY TRAVIS NODURFT - Sam Levi plays the groom, Christina Holtom the bride and Dennis Kelly the goofy ex-boyfriend in 'One Slight Hitch,' the play opening CRT's 2016 season.
June 29, 2016

'One Slight Hitch' kicks off Clackamas Repertory Theatre season

by Ellen Spitaleri
What Jayne Stevens likes best about Lewis Black’s “One Slight Hitch,” the opening play in Clackamas Repertory Theatre’s 2016 season, is “at the end, for all its silliness, the people become…
PHOTO BY ELLEN SPITALERI - Sorting through albums and books to get ready for the upcoming Friends of the Ledding Library Book Sale are, left to right, Anne Carroll, Elaine Blauvelt, Sandy Armstrong and Carol Kay.
June 22, 2016

Milwaukie Ledding Library Book Sale promises treasures, bargains

by Ellen Spitaleri
In spite of the dust that arises when they sort through donated books, the group responsible for organizing the annual Ledding Library Book Sale all say they love what they do, love books and,…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Clementine Blaylock, 3, tries out the hands-on approach to the sandbox, one of three new exhibits aimed at children at the Museum of the Oregon Territory.
June 15, 2016

Museum of the Oregon Territory new, interactive exhibits use…

by Ellen Spitaleri
Cutting-edge technology and tradition are working together to make the Museum of the Oregon Territory more interactive and engaging for younger audiences, said Nick Gradt, marketing director at…
June 08, 2016

June 12 Other Side Reading Salon in Gladstone has summer theme

by Ellen Spitaleri
The second gathering of The Other Side Reading Salon takes place from 2 to 3 p.m. June 12 in the courtyard at Happyrock Coffee Roasting Co., 465 Portland Ave., in Gladstone. The event, held the…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Henry Larson was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2015, but as of last November he is in remission. He loves superheroes and garbage trucks.
June 08, 2016

Children's Cancer Association celebrates Henry Larson, Jasmine…

by Ellen Spitaleri
Two genuine heroes live among us and they are both 3 years old. Henry Larson, the son of Stacie and Isaac Larson, is a Milwaukie resident, while Jasmine Soria-Pons, who hails from Gladstone, is…
PHOTO BY ASHLEY PERRY - Students, from left,  Danika Quintanilla and Cella Florez, Matt Haynes, artistic director of Pulp Stage, and student Riley Bova work on pieces for 'Mind Ride,' opening June 6 at Rex Putnam High School. 
June 01, 2016

'Mind Ride' uses new technology to create theater at Rex Putnam…

by Ellen Spitaleri
Kelley Marchant and Matt Haynes think audiences are ready for a new form of live theater that uses new technology, and the result is “Mind Ride,” playing for one night only at 7 p.m. June 6 in…
PHOTO BY MARC SCHELSKE - Owen Fisher, 14, plays Sebastian the crab, in 'The Little Mermaid Jr.,' opening June 3.
June 01, 2016

'The Little Mermaid Jr.' coming to the Bridge House in Milwaukie

by Ellen Spitaleri
Journey under the sea with Ariel, rejoice in the love story with Prince Eric and get a kick out of a seagull chorus, while watching Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.,” opening June 3, and…

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