Clackamas Repertory Theatre's 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying' opens Aug. 1

Clackamas Repertory Theatre's 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying' opens Aug. 1

Lively musical spoofs corporate advertising world of the 1960s - These days, when movies are...

Oregon City Library to showcase 'groundbreaking' authors Trevor Dodge, Hannah Gildea, Margaret Malone

Oregon City Library to showcase 'groundbreaking' authors Trevor Dodge, Hannah Gildea, Margaret Malone

Maureen Cole is inviting the public to put on their literary hardhats and come to a event...

The Pulp Stage brings theater 'battle' to Ledding Library

The Pulp Stage brings theater 'battle' to Ledding Library

For those interested in seeing a “gladiator battle of words,” then The Pulp Stage has a...

Kadance Davis set to sing upa storm at BCT Backyard Bash

Kadance Davis set to sing upa storm at BCT Backyard Bash

Kadance Davis has a song in her pocket, and boy, is she ready to rock it. The 8-year-old, who...

Hannah the Pet Society interns learn real-world skills

Hannah the Pet Society interns learn real-world skills

If the words “student internship” conjure up images of young people sitting behind...

Clackamas Fire preparing for the worst

Clackamas Fire preparing for the worst

Summer is officially here, so hoards of families are heading to Oregon City’s municipal...


Clackamas' Features

SUBMITTED - Kay
July 29, 2015

Milwaukie author hopes to soothe 'the vertigo of life'

by Anyi Wong-Lifton
Suzanne Kay’s father began to laugh when she told him the potential title of her book project, “The Busy Woman’s Guide.” Over the phone, he thought his daughter had said “The Dizzy Woman’s…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Paddlers head down the Willamette River in canoes furnished by the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership on their way to downtown Milwaukie in last years NCUWC-sponsored event.
July 22, 2015

North Clackamas Urban Watersheds Council annual Willamette River…

by Ellen Spitaleri
As rivers sink to low levels and fish die in unseasonably warm weather, it is even more important for people to realize they are all connected to the watershed. And Chris Fryefield wants to…
SUBMITTED - Eubanks
July 22, 2015

Breana Eubanks brings Teen Idol title to Oregon City

by Ellen Spitaleri
Breana Eubanks is on a roll — the 17-year-old Oregon City resident won first place in Portland’s Teen Idol Program on June 27 and won another first place at the Spotlight Competition Nationals…
FILE PHOTO - Rebecca Kilgore
July 15, 2015

Rebecca Kilgore opens Clackamas Repertory Theatre's Sundays at…

by Ellen Spitaleri
Clackamas Repertory Theatre brings back its popular cabaret concert series at 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 19, with Rebecca Kilgore. The nationally known pop/jazz artist will perform songs from the…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Hailey Verhaalen will perform at the Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival in August.
July 08, 2015

OCHS grad Hailey Verhaalen becomes country talent headed to…

by Anyi Wong-Lifton
“I grew up listening to country music, like on every single road trip. It just always seemed to follow me,” said Hailey Verhaalen, a 2011 graduate of Oregon City High School. Verhaalen graduated…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - A young patient at Doernbecher Childrens Hospital holds onto Dr. Hope, a therapy dog, while having her blood drawn.
June 17, 2015

Grant enables Friends Involved in Dog Outreach to provide cat…

by Ellen Spitaleri
Linda Cloud has always wanted to add a more comprehensive cat food program to the dog food program run by FIDO, Friends Involved in Dog Outreach, and now, thanks to a $5,000 grant from the…
PHOTOS BY ELLEN SPITALERI - From left, Kate Bodin, associate director of Earthtones Music Therapy Services, intern Sandra Galli, Melodie Reid, activities and volunteer coordinator at Rose Villa, and resident Nancy Bosh check out the fast-growing peas in the courtyard garden boxes. The garden boxes are easily accessible to residents with mobility issues.
June 10, 2015

Horticultural therapy blooms at Rose Villa senior community

by Ellen Spitaleri
Melodie Reid is always looking for better ways to get to know the residents at Rose Villa, and she has found that perfect match with horticultural therapy. “It sparks cognitive stimulation, and…
FILE PHOTO - Sears
June 03, 2015

Oregon poet laureate Peter Sears to read at Milwaukie Ledding…

by Ellen Spitaleri
The Ledding Cultural Forum, in partnership with Oregon Humanities, presents Peter Sears, Oregon’s seventh poet laureate, from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 4, at the Pond House, 2215 S.E.…
PHOTO BY ELLEN SPITALERI - Matthew Brown, right, deomstrates how to plant a seedling to assistant teacher Erika Garcia, and a group of 3, 4 and 5-year-old students at Oregon City View Manor Head Start Center.
June 03, 2015

FoodWaves on a mission at Clackamas County Head Start centers

by Ellen Spitaleri
Matthew Brown is passionate about food. Sure, he likes a good meal as much as the next person, but he is most excited about making sure that low-income people in Clackamas County have access to…
PHOTO BY ELLEN SPITALERI - MHS History teacher Scott Roosevelt holds a collection box for donations for junior Klenia Moscoso, right, who needs a kidney transplant as soon as possible.
June 03, 2015

Mustangs raise funds for Klenia Moscoso

by Ellen Spitaleri
Milwaukie High junior needs kidney transplant soon - Students at Milwaukie High School have a time-honored tradition of raising money for cancer awareness and other causes, but now they and the…

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