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May 26, 2016

Our Opinion: Gross receipts tax would only hurt those it aims to…

by Editorial Board
A new analysis by state economists should make public employees think twice about the harm they’d do to low-income Oregonians if the unions and their backers succeed in pushing through a gross…
May 25, 2016

Oregon lawmakers should take cue from Florida's sunshine laws

by John Sepulvado
In elementary school, Franklin Weekley was diagnosed as “mentally retarded.” He was slow to learn, but quick to act out on impulse. Teachers at his rural school were unequipped to get a handle…
May 25, 2016

Letters: 25 mph rule; SHOC Foundation; Sanders not status quo

by The Clackamas Review
I hope the letter from last week will help with some problems with traffic in Oregon City. Police writing more tickets would help too. We have lived in OC since 1957 and the traffic is now…


May 24, 2016

Specialist 4c Larry Dahl: Distinguished recipient of the Medal…

by Jack Hammond
How many of us have read the inscription on the black India marble memorial hidden away between the corner of the Museum of the Oregon Territory (MOOT) parking lot and the open-air dining area…
May 18, 2016

Letters: Stay alive, drive 25 mph; moderating process by…

by The Clackamas Review
What is it going to take for drivers (residents and others) to slow down? It seems that with each passing year drivers have become more and more entitled to ignore the basic rules of the road.…
COURTESY OF THE OREGON HISTORICAL SOCIETY, IMAGE NUMBER ORHI969 - This Joseph Drayton sketch captures Willamette Falls as it looked to the artist in 1841.
May 18, 2016

Celebrate Native heritage at Willamette Falls

by Robert Boyd
With the closure of the Blue Heron paper mill at Willamette Falls and its transfer to Metro, a wonderful opportunity has opened up. For the first time in over 150 years the falls will be visible…
May 11, 2016

Vote to make sure help will come when you call

by Editorial Board
Remember 16 years ago? Bill Clinton was president, the Dot-com bubble peaked and few Americans had cell phones. Flip phones were a new technology in 2000 when various Clackamas County…
May 11, 2016

Letters: Oak Lodge, emergency radio taxes; support for Holladay,…

by The Clackamas Review
The common-sense idea of consolidating the Oak Lodge Water District and the Oak Lodge Sanitary District is as simple and clear-cut an issue for the benefit of our community as we are ever likely…
May 04, 2016

Letter: Save Oak Lodge tax money; elect Ludlow, Savas, Gibson;…

by The Clackamas Review
The surprising thing about the opposition to the consolidation of the Oak Lodge water and sanitary districts is that it exists at all. Why would anyone — liberal or conservative, Democrat or…
May 04, 2016

Taking care of business: Turning around troubled Clackamas River…

by Ken Humberston
As many of you are aware. I am running for Clackamas County commissioner against Tootie Smith. I currently serve on the Clackamas River Water Board. I was elected to that board to help resolve…

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May 04, 2016

WES providing quality service to county

by Gregory Geist
In “Local newspaper supports merger of Oak Lodge districts” published on April 20, your editorial board wrote the following passage: “Opponents instead are arguing that the Oak Lodge districts…
May 04, 2016

Infrastructure for the 21st century: How we brought fiber…

by Bill King
Large infrastructure projects have an economic multiplier effect and are essential for economic growth. In today’s polarized political environment, skeptics on both sides fear these projects…
WILLAMETTE FALLS MEDIA CENTER - From left, are OPB reporter Rob Manning, Clackamas County Commissioner Paul Savas, Clackamas County Commissioner Jim Bernard, Clackamas County Board Chairman John Ludlow and Clackamas Review/Oregon City News Editor Raymond Rendleman.
May 02, 2016

Pamplin Media moderates debate for Clackamas County chair…

by Raymond Rendleman
Willamette Falls Media Center and Clackamas Review/Oregon City News Editor Raymond Rendleman co-hosted a more than hour-long debate on April 28 for members of the County Board of Commissioners…
Apr 27, 2016

Letters: Oak Lodge merger; Paul Savas for county commission;…

by The Clackamas Review
I write to clarify confusions in the Voters’ Pamphlet that ratepayers in the Oak Lodge Sanitary and Oak Lodge Water districts are receiving for the May 17 election for consolidation measures…
Apr 27, 2016

Let's embrace all of our county's libraries

by Paul Savas
Recently there has been a lot of discussion about libraries, particularly in the Oak Grove, Jennings Lodge and Gladstone communities. Also, on the May ballot Milwaukie is asking the voters to…
Apr 20, 2016

Letters: Ledding Library proposal inspires proponents of Measure…

by The Clackamas Review
I am writing in support City of Milwaukie Measure 3-477 which is on the May 17 ballot. A vote for this measure will authorize the city to raise up to $9.2 million for library repairs,…
Apr 20, 2016

Oak Lodge districts have done their homework

by Susan Keil and Jim Martin
In the April 6 edition, George Whitley of Oak Grove asked if the Oak Lodge Water District and the Oak Lodge Sanitary District have thoroughly researched alternatives for combining the two…
Apr 20, 2016

Consider the consequences of Oak Lodge merger

by George K. Payne
I am very concerned about the proposed merger of Oak Lodge Water District and Oak Lodge Sanitary District. 1. OLSD Board President Terry Gibson stated there would be a $425,000 annual savings to…
PHOTO BY RAYMOND RENDLEMAN - Oregon City's Urban Renewal Commission on March 16 approved $90,000 in grants for this house at 216 14th St. It turns out that the application for the funding may have overstated how primitive the houses plumbing and cooking facilities were in the first half of the 20th century, a potential error that this newspaper repeated.
Apr 20, 2016

Correction: We did have indoor plumbing!

by James L. Warnock
I found your April 6 article “Urban renewal funds target downtown house” very interesting since I lived in the house right next the railroad tracks from April 11, 1937, until June 26, 1940. You…
Apr 20, 2016

Local newspaper supports merger of Oak Lodge sanitary, water…

by Editorial Board
If someone told you that you could save $425,000 per year, you’d be right to be skeptical. You get flyers promising savings in the mail all the time, and most of them go straight into your…