Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Milwaukie Deerfield Village open house

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Milwaukie Deerfield Village open house

Toni Hixon wants everyone who comes to the Cinco de Mayo celebration from 1 to 3 p.m. May 4 at...

Cascade Heights Public Charter School students return from China

Cascade Heights Public Charter School students return from China

Here are a few of their favorite things: pandas, shopping, temples, gardens, steamed dumplings...

Milwaukie High School junior Brooklyn Ogden wins national art acclaim

Milwaukie High School junior Brooklyn Ogden wins national art acclaim

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? The answer to that question for Milwaukie High School junior...

Riverside fifth-grader Macarena Alvarez takes volunteering seriously

Riverside fifth-grader Macarena Alvarez takes volunteering seriously

Macarena Alvarez, 11, would describe herself as a pretty normal fifth-grader who attends...

Living legend: Oregon City artist Leland John's decades of paintings on display March 30 to May 3

Living legend: Oregon City artist Leland John's decades of paintings on display March 30 to May 3

Leland John has shown at the Retail/Sales Gallery at the Portland Art Museum for 50 years. To...

Oak Grove resident Michael Hoeye's 'Angels Passing' draws attention in Portland International Airport

Oak Grove resident Michael Hoeye's 'Angels Passing' draws attention in Portland International Airport

Fifteen-million people pass through the Portland International Airport every year; some of them...

'Madeline and the Gypsies' kicks off adventures in Oregon City Children Theatre's new space

'Madeline and the Gypsies' kicks off adventures in Oregon City Children Theatre's new space

Looking back on when the Oregon City Children’s Theatre lost its performance space, founder...

Spooky spoofs onstage in Oregon City High School's

Spooky spoofs onstage in Oregon City High School's "Word Play 5: Fright Night"

Vampires. Zombies. Monsters. You can’t escape them in today’s entertainment world, and...

Ruby Fandrich celebrates 100 years in style at Milwaukie Center

Ruby Fandrich celebrates 100 years in style at Milwaukie Center

Some people live life to the fullest, and some go beyond that and really, really live life to the...

Brian Carrier, Gretchen Nation of Oregon City's vintage-sourced guitars, jewelry

Brian Carrier, Gretchen Nation of Oregon City's vintage-sourced guitars, jewelry

Both Brian Carrier and Gretchen Nation say the same thing — they have to be doing something....

Dollhouse Tea Room hosts specialty events for all ages

Dollhouse Tea Room hosts specialty events for all ages

Jana Cooley knows that little girls (and maybe even big ones) want to be princesses, and she can...

Be part of Oregon City Team Kyla at Shamrock Run in Portland

Be part of Oregon City Team Kyla at Shamrock Run in Portland

When their 7-year-old daughter Kyla was diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor in June 2005, her...

Milwaukie couple opens Mezza Restaurant in Woodstock

Milwaukie couple opens Mezza Restaurant in Woodstock

Joris Barbaray and his wife, Gisella, met at Val Thorens, a French ski resort, where he was a...

OCHS grad Arleigh Letzer named princess on Clackamas County Fair and Canby Rodeo court

OCHS grad Arleigh Letzer named princess on Clackamas County Fair and Canby Rodeo court

It’s not easy auditioning to be part of the Clackamas County Fair and Canby Rodeo court. The...

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PHOTO BY DICK TRTEK - Clockwise, from top, Snow White (Lindsey Trost) gazes fondly at members of her dwarf friends, including, Renada Villanti, Duncan Harris, Daniel Toh, Alana Zoesch, Kyle Obermire and Nikki Alexander.
April 20, 2016

'Snow White' sweeps onto Gladstone High School's stage

by Ellen Spitaleri
Evil queen. Check. Prince Charming. Check. Dwarves and huntsmen. Check and check. And, of course, Snow White and a talking mirror also will be there when Gladstone High School’s Drama Department…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Elliot and Marina McIntire
March 16, 2016

Rose Villa couples share secrets of long marriages

by Ellen Spitaleri
James and Carol Carthel, Elliot and Marina McIntire married in their early 20s - Long-lasting love is in bloom at Rose Villa, where two couples who moved into the community last October met to…
PHOTO BY ELLEN SPITALERI - Members of the LeFever family display their wares, including painted finials and Annabeth, the doll. Back row, Gregory LeFever and Brigitte LeFever, holding one of her chalkware rabbits. Front row, Christine LeFever and Gracie, Brigitte's daughter.
March 16, 2016

Oregon City LeFever family's artistic creations honor their love…

by Ellen Spitaleri
Living in their historic home filled with antiques and treasures, Oregon City’s Christine and Gregory LeFever have pretty much all the creative arts covered. Christine makes historically…


SUBMITTED PHOTO - Volunteers plant trees at last year's Watershed Wide Event; registration for this year's event, held on March 12 at Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, is still open.
March 09, 2016

Fifth annual Watershed Wide Event on March 12 at Pendarvis Farm…

by Ellen Spitaleri
St. Patrick’s Day is still a week or so away, but the outlook is green for Clackamas County and a large group of environmental partners, and the community is invited to participate at several…

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