Locally made film takes on 'ugly facts' of homelessness

Locally made film takes on 'ugly facts' of homelessness

Oregon City High School senior Natasha DuVall plays the daughter of the protagonist in...

Not a lot of traffic on this commute

Not a lot of traffic on this commute

Oak Grove resident Ian Davidson avoids rush-hour snarls by crossing the Willamette River in his...

Fire's online connections

Fire's online connections

Nearly 5,000 people use 36 Pit Fire Facebook groups to get news, needs met - Linda Arnett is...

From the Bing cherry to Willamette Falls

From the Bing cherry to Willamette Falls

'Electric' presentation precedes opening of 'Made in Milwaukie' - History buffs are in for a...

Cheers meet premiere of Wine:30 'parklet'

Cheers meet premiere of Wine:30 'parklet'

Kickstarter campaign funds owner's desire to create open-air space on Main Street - Mayor Jeremy...

Run to 'bridge the distance' for school funding

Run to 'bridge the distance' for school funding

Bridge the Distance, the largest fundraiser for El Puente Bilingual School and Milwaukie...

WATERSHED GETS HANDS-ON HELP

WATERSHED GETS HANDS-ON HELP

Hundreds of boaters armed with garbage bags storm down Clackamas River They came, 450 strong, and...

ROCK 4 A REASON

ROCK 4 A REASON

In April 2013, Leah Merklin, now 4, was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor. This past June, the...

Celebrating community health

Celebrating community health

The Oregon State University Portland Metro Area Extension office held a celebration Aug. 28 to...

Lacey Lady's NEW MISSION

Lacey Lady's NEW MISSION

The WWII-era B-17 bomber will head to Aurora State Airport to be restored - The Lacey Lady has...

ODOT 'expedites' 17th Avenue bike/ped lane

ODOT 'expedites' 17th Avenue bike/ped lane

People who bike, walk or skateboard between Oregon City, Gladstone or Oak Grove and downtown...

IMPROVING HABITAT

IMPROVING HABITAT

Happy Valley homeowners benefit from project slowing down water, preventing erosion - The sight...

Breastfeeding mom takes Clackamas case public

Breastfeeding mom takes Clackamas case public

It was a 90-degree sunny Sunday evening in August, National Breastfeeding Month, and the Klein...

OC businesses join Supportland

OC businesses join Supportland

With 13 independent businesses signing up in Oregon City, Supportland entered its first community...

Clackamas Fire crews extinguish stubborn fire

Clackamas Fire crews extinguish stubborn fire

Clackamas Fire investigators completed their investigation Monday and identified a broken light...

WWII milestone highlights sacrifices for freedom

WWII milestone highlights sacrifices for freedom

OC-based museum hosts survivors, talks, memorabilia - World War II, the most destructive war in...

OCHS grad finds new purpose in ride across country

OCHS grad finds new purpose in ride across country

Brady Stroh continues biking for teammate killed in car crash Brady Stroh, as the only Oregon...

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September 30, 2014

Firefighters save elderly man from mobile-home blaze

by Raymond Rendleman
Shortly after midnight on Tuesday morning, firefighters were dispatched to the Shadowbrook Mobile Home Park on a report of a fire at the Clackamas community along Highway 212 for people 55 and…
September 29, 2014

Second cougar sighting in Happy Valley this year

by KOIN Local 6
A homeowner and children saw a cougar running out of a backyard in Happy Valley around 6:15 p.m. Saturday. The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office tweeted they were looking for the cougar in the…
September 29, 2014

Officials find some unity in concerns

by Raymond Rendleman
Clackamas County maintains more miles of roads than any other county in Oregon, and Commissioner Jim Bernard was among the elected officials last week who warned that the situation is reaching a…
September 28, 2014

Help plan parks in OC

by Raymond Rendleman
City aims to spruce up two sites quickly developing in south - More than 100 people joined Oregon City officials in kicking off the master-planning process in August for two future park sites.…
September 27, 2014

One resident dies in Milwaukie apartment fire

by Pamplin Media Group
Four other tenants injured in early Saturday morning blaze - Investigators with Clackamas Fire District No. 1 believe cigarettes were the likely cause of an early Saturday morning fire that…
September 27, 2014

Election season in full swing with debates

by Raymond Rendleman
Those ballots will hit mailboxes soon, and candidates are asking for your vote. To help you decide, Pamplin Media will host a free, open-to-the-public debate between candidates running for…
Photo Credit: OREGON CITY - Mike Berman
September 26, 2014

BREAKING: City Commission candidate arrested

by Raymond Rendleman
Michael Tristan Berman, a city commissioner candidate for Oregon City in the November election, was arrested early Friday morning on a drunk-driving charge. According to Clackamas County Jail…
September 26, 2014

Apply to fill the OC School Board vacancy

by Raymond Rendleman
Candidates interested in filling the vacancy on the Oregon City School Board are encouraged to submit an application by Oct. 1. The position will serve until June 30, 2015. Rick Lawrence…
Photo Credit: CCSO - Lopez Martinez
September 26, 2014

Roommate arrested for alleged stabbing

by Raymond Rendleman
Reynaldo Lopez Martinez, 43, was arrested on a first-degree assault charge after allegedly stabbing his roommate in Oak Grove this week. Clackamas County deputies responded to a 911 caller who…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED - Izaiah Maillet was in a stroller when his mom, Alexis Maillet, was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Milwaukie on Sept. 25.
September 26, 2014

Suspects sought in hit-and-run

by KOIN Local 6
Milwaukie police are looking for the driver of a car that struck a woman pushing her 5-month-old son and then took off Wednesday evening. Alexis Maillet, 18, told police she was walking north on…

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Photo Credit: CCSO - Caught on video.
Sep 26, 2014

CCSO: Help find this pervert

by KOIN Local 6
The Clackamas County Child Abuse Team is asking for the public’s help to identify a man who allegedly exposed himself to two children at a Clackamas store. Police said the alleged crime took…
Photo Credit: CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Kenneth Scott Carroll
Sep 25, 2014

Former Colton coach faces allegations of sexually abusing…

by Isabel Gautschi
Police are searching for victims who may have been sexually abused by a former boys’ wrestling and football coach. The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office has been working with the Washington…
Sep 24, 2014

National day of remembrance to converge in OC

by Raymond Rendleman
Mt. View Cemetery has only memorial for victims locally - More than 6,000 people are murdered every 10 weeks nationwide, and that number includes vehicular homicide. Since 1978, there have been…
Sep 24, 2014

Milwaukie City Councilor Dave Hedges faces formidable opponent

by Raymond Rendleman
Lisa Batey, the Island Station Neighborhood Association land-use chairwoman and a former Milwaukie planning commissioner, is waging an all-out battle to unseat City Councilor Dave Hedges in the…
Sep 24, 2014

CCSO hosts training on strangulation cases

by Raymond Rendleman
Sheriff's office hopes to prevent, address domestic violence - The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office — in partnership with the Family Justice Center Alliance — is hosting a new $79 class for…
Sep 24, 2014

Clack Co roundup: New website; volunteers sought

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County Administrator Don Krupp said the updated website, launched Monday, Sept. 15, will have a more clean and modern appearance as well as offer better ability to search and use with…
Photo Credit: OREGON STATE POLICE - Sept. 22 at approximately 2:45 p.m., a man driving a small pickup stopped on a limited shoulder partially in the right-hand lane due to a vehicle problem. He was outside the vehicle when a passenger car struck the rear of the pickup
Sep 23, 2014

Canby man dies in crash south of OC

by Raymond Rendleman
A 63-year-old man from Canby died this week after a two-vehicle crash injured three people Monday on McLoughlin Boulevard south of Oregon City, on Highway 99E about three miles south of city…
Photo Credit: OCPD - Fear
Sep 23, 2014

OCPD: Mr. Fear's meth-addled shooting spree strikes fear in…

by Raymond Rendleman
At about 12:22 a.m. on Sunday, Oregon City police responded to a report that a neighbor's window was broken out along the 700 block of Hilltop Avenue to find that Robert Benjamin Fear, 31, had…
Photo Credit: PHOTO BY: RACHAEL MORTENSEN - The Quartermasters House at the Oregon Military Museum was on the move Tuesday, Sept 23 at noon at Camp Withycombe.
Sep 23, 2014

Quartermaster Storehouse on the move at Camp Withycombe

by Raymond Rendleman
Historic house takes its new position at the Oregon Military Museum - At no cost to the museum, Emmert International moved the Quartermaster’s House at the Brigadier General James B. Thayer…
Sep 23, 2014

Weighmaster family receives $700,000 settlement

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Clackamas County will pay $700,000 to settle a wrongful death suit in the case of Grady Waxenfelter, a county weighmaster who was killed on duty Feb. 6. “A settlement will not bring back Grady.…



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