'Begging Sux ... Compassion Doesn't ...'

'Begging Sux ... Compassion Doesn't ...'

Milwaukie-area man seeks work, sheds light on path to homelessness - You’ve seen him at...

Happy Valley photographer wins grand prize

Happy Valley photographer wins grand prize

Happy Valley photographer Rodney Lough Jr. received a prestigious award for his majestic image of...

'All kids are priceless'

'All kids are priceless'

Project aims to transform lives of sex trafficking victims “I was just raped in back of a...

INCREDIBLE ORDEAL

INCREDIBLE ORDEAL

Longtime Oregon City resident Sylvia Soumokil noticed a couple of bruises that just didn’t...

Dog bites mark end to GPD canine program

Dog bites mark end to GPD canine program

Gladstone Police Chief Jim Pryde was “sad” to announce to city councilors Tuesday night...

History IN THE MAKING

History IN THE MAKING

Milwaukie Museum receives $30K city grant for revamping exhibits, cataloging local artifacts - ...

WHEN DISASTER STRIKES

WHEN DISASTER STRIKES

Clackamas County’s greater susceptibility to landslides is back in the spotlight with storms...

Learning the 'bones' of firefighting

Learning the 'bones' of firefighting

Trainee firefighters had the unique opportunity last week to visit several Northern Heights...

Dance finals bring home silver, bronze trophies

Dance finals bring home silver, bronze trophies

Clackamas High School’s Cavalettes and Rex Putnam High School’s Royal Crowns shocked...

Hundreds of trees planted along Rock Creek

Hundreds of trees planted along Rock Creek

The Ides of March may have been bad luck for Julius Caesar, but Saturday, March 15, was a lucky...

Envirobots advance to regional robotics championships

Envirobots advance to regional robotics championships

The members of the robotics team from Oregon City’s Springwater Environmental Sciences...

Fourth-grader seeks to help others with Caring Collection

Fourth-grader seeks to help others with Caring Collection

Most fourth-graders are interested in getting clothes, toys and snacks, but 10-year-old Natalie...

Farmers markets benefit from New Seasons

Farmers markets benefit from New Seasons

Corporations usually don’t give cash to their competition, but New Seasons Market handed out...

Demolition puts an end to tilting Clackamas River trolley bridge

Demolition puts an end to tilting Clackamas River trolley bridge

Heavy equipment began removing the old Portland Traction Co. bridge over the Clackamas River in...

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April 23, 2014

Ludlow responds to letter's backlash

by Corey Buchanan
At the first evening business meeting Thursday following his endorsement of challengers Karen Bowerman and Steve Bates for the upcoming election, Clackamas County Board Chairman John Ludlow…
April 23, 2014

Metro kicks off planning for Newell Creek Canyon

by Raymond Rendleman
Oregon City residents are invited to join friends, family and neighbors to kick off envisioning plans for the Newell Creek Canyon Natural Area from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 29. At the…
by: PHOTO COURTESY: ILISA KEITH - Essay contest grand-prize winner Brynn Shepherd celebrates with her eighth-grade Alder Creek Middle School teacher, Carrie Blythe.
April 23, 2014

Eighth-grader recognized for 'Grammie' essay

by The Clackamas Review
The Be Kind People Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the nation’s educational environment by recognizing teachers and positively impacting students, last week named Brynn…
April 23, 2014

School notes: Cover Oregon; Lunch Buddy tournament; scholars…

by Raymond Rendleman
North Clackamas Family Support Center, 6031 S.E. King Road, Milwaukie, will be having another Cover Oregon Enrollment Event at Wichita on Tuesday, April 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. The deadline to…
April 23, 2014

Outdoor learning supported

by The Clackamas Review
Kraxberger students find environmental focus in recent trips - Thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Gray Family Foundation, Kraxberger students are experiencing environmental learning through…
April 23, 2014

Community college sets up dates for bond-measure forums

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas Community College has scheduled three public bond forums in May to share information about a potential $90 million bond measure and seek input on the final proposal. In all, six forums…
April 23, 2014

OCPD announces Citizen Academy 2014

by The Oregon City News
The Oregon City Police Department Community Outreach & Crime Prevention Office is accepting applications for the 2014 Citizen Academy. This year's academy will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays,…
by: NATIVE FOODS PRESS, 2014 - Stuffed bell peppers made by Native Foods Cafe are in the new 'Native Foods Celebration Cookbook.'
April 23, 2014

Native Foods Cafe to open second Oregon location

by The Clackamas Review
Native Foods Cafe will open in May at the Clackamas Town Center, 12130 S.E. 82nd Ave., Suite 3020. The rapidly expanding eatery offers all dishes for under $10, served in under 10 minutes, in…
April 23, 2014

OC plant sale features old-time fruit varieties

by Roxandra Pennington
“In old times, gardens were landscaped very simply, with just a few beautiful, but hardy, plants. They were pruned less, so they had a wild, natural look. I think they are gorgeous that way,”…
by: PHOTO BY IAN PROBASCO/METRO - Metro Councilor Carlotta Collette discusses transportation strategies with Commissioner Paul Savas and other elected officials from Clackamas County at the April 11 Climate Smart Communities summit.
April 23, 2014

Regional leaders grapple with state's climate mandate

by Corey Buchanan
Metro-area residents, from both liberal Portland and more conservative Clackamas County, say they’d be willing to pay more in taxes or fees to improve transportation — ranging from 83 percent to…

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by: PHOTO COURTESY OF BOB STEWART - Gladstone School District Superintendent Bob Stewart jumps rope to the amusement of a class of kindergarteners in Xian, China.
Apr 23, 2014

Gladstone's Bob Stewart fulfills promise to make exchange visit

by Ellen Spitaleri
He rode down a mountain on a toboggan and rode up a mountain in a gondola. He saw terracotta soldiers that had been buried for 2,200 years, and he even crashed a traditional Chinese wedding. But…
by: SUBMITTED - Lindsey
Apr 23, 2014

OC author's first novel reveals own tragedies

by Raymond Rendleman
Oregon City resident Robyn Lindsey has released her first novel, "Breaking Free." The main character's father died when she was young, and her mother was bedridden before she was in middle…
Apr 23, 2014

Dissent should be tolerated

by Myron Martwick
Oak Lodge Sanitary District Board President Terry Gibson’s personal attacks on me are not well founded. What we talk about in meetings is open to the public, and there should be public discourse…
Apr 22, 2014

Candidates: watch those signs

by The Clackamas Review
With statewide campaigns just around the corner, Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) officials are reminding residents about rules regarding political signs. For example, signs are…
by: CITY OF MILWAUKIE - Dye
Apr 22, 2014

MPD pulls from own ranks in naming new captain and sergeant

by The Clackamas Review
Bringing a combined 39 years of experience with the Milwaukie Police Department to their new roles, Mark Dye was sworn in as captain and Luke Strait was sworn in as sergeant at a special…
by: CCSO - Williams
Apr 21, 2014

Milwaukian arrested on shooting charge in motel

by Raymond Rendleman
Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office detectives Monday released the names of two Milwaukians who were involved in a reported shooting Thursday, April 17, at Kings Row Motel, 12700 McLoughlin Blvd.…
by: PHOTO COURTESY: MPD - Officers box-in the suspects near Washington Street and 23rd Avenue in downtown Milwaukie.
Apr 18, 2014

Milwaukie police chase ends in slew of charges

by The Clackamas Review
Two different citizens called 911 at about 11 a.m. Thursday to report a driver of a silver-colored, Mitsubishi Galant with Utah license plates "cutting cookies" and making U-turns in the middle…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Team members include, from left to right, Mika Doman (West Linn), Tally Steele (West Linn), Annie Johnson (Lake Oswego), Malia Yraguen (West Linn), Mimi Rupert (Portland), Milan Page (Oregon City), Kennedy Waible (Wilsonville), Elizabeth Abel (Portland).
Apr 17, 2014

Local dancers fundraising to compete at nationals

by Raymond Rendleman
J2, an eight-member company of 10 to 14-year-olds out of Oregon City dance studio Dance Vision, is raising funds to travel to Las Vegas to compete in the National Dance Awards this summer. From…
by: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Chet Orloff, an adjunct professor of urban studies and planning at Portland State University, says the committee was unanimous in its name selection for the new Willamette River transit bridge. Orloff is also a 22-year member of the Oregon Geographic Names Board and director emeritus of the Oregon Historical Society.
Apr 16, 2014

'Bridge of the People'

by Jim Redden
Tilikum Crossing name reflects area's native roots, friendship TriMet has named the new multimodal bridge over the Willamette River the Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People. “Tilikum” is a…
by: HAPPY VALLEY - Tom Andrusko
Apr 16, 2014

Andrusko already missed at Happy Valley City Hall

by Raymond Rendleman
City Councilor Tom Andrusko resigned from his position on Happy Valley City Council last week. Self-employed in the building, development and remodeling industry, Andrusko was first elected in…




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