Oregon City hosts Gov. Kate Brown, who pledges support for Willamette Falls riverwalk funding

Oregon City hosts Gov. Kate Brown, who pledges support for Willamette Falls riverwalk funding

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signaled her support for a $10 million request to build the riverwalk...

Fort Kennedy 'Raffle for Heroes' fundraiser takes aim at veteran homelessness

Fort Kennedy 'Raffle for Heroes' fundraiser takes aim at veteran homelessness

Retired U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Tina Kennedy is asking Clackamas County veterans, their families and...

Retiring Principal Nancy Bailey proud of long career at Kraxberger Middle School

Retiring Principal Nancy Bailey proud of long career at Kraxberger Middle School

Portland's Pacific Crest Community School founder Becky Lukens to become new principal - During...

Help save a Mustang - Save Klenia

Help save a Mustang - Save Klenia

A junior at Milwaukie High School, Klenia, needs a lifesaving kidney transplant. Her family needs...

Marylhurst School moving to site of future Oregon City police station

Marylhurst School moving to site of future Oregon City police station

Board approves expansion into middle school grade offerings - Surprised that Marylhurst School...

Happy Valley Design Review Board approves food cart pod

Happy Valley Design Review Board approves food cart pod

Construction could start at the end of the week on Happy Valley’s Melting Pot, an...

ODOT to raise Interstate 205 overpass of Strawberry Lane

ODOT to raise Interstate 205 overpass of Strawberry Lane

You’ll soon see work on the Oregon Department of Transportation’s project to raise the...

Momentum builds for saving Concord Elementary School building

Momentum builds for saving Concord Elementary School building

Restore Oregon is providing another powerful voice in favor of preserving the Concord Elementary...

Milwaukie resident Patti Jay hopes to interview daughters of veterans for book, film

Milwaukie resident Patti Jay hopes to interview daughters of veterans for book, film

Patti Jay was raised by a World War II veteran, so she learned to salute before she could crawl....

SWEET SUCCESS

SWEET SUCCESS

-  Oregon Heritage commission approves Willamette Falls tourism plan - The Willamette Falls...

From resistance to renovation of Concord Elementary School?

From resistance to renovation of Concord Elementary School?

Interest comes from same development company of Washington High School - More than 100...

Kellogg Bridge no longer has a 9-foot leap

Kellogg Bridge no longer has a 9-foot leap

Metro teams with Milwaukie to land the Kellogg Bridge - Thanks to Metro, the Kellogg pedestrian...

Blood forensics workshop follows the clues at Oregon City High School

Blood forensics workshop follows the clues at Oregon City High School

At a crime scene, witnesses may be untrustworthy, but “blood spatter doesn’t lie.”...

Oregon City moves forward on traffic roundabout at former Mt. Pleasant Elementary School

Oregon City moves forward on traffic roundabout at former Mt. Pleasant Elementary School

“As much I dislike the five-legged traffic circle, it seems to me that’s the only...

Lawnfield Road to close at 82nd Drive

Lawnfield Road to close at 82nd Drive

A segment of Southeast Lawnfield Road between the Union Pacific Railroad crossing and 82nd Drive...

Oregon City's Boy Scouts Troop 220 declares egg-hunt success

Oregon City's Boy Scouts Troop 220 declares egg-hunt success

After sponsoring Oregon City's Easter Egg Hunt at Rivercrest Park for the last few years, the...

Local Iraq vet Tina Kennedy seeks to end homelessness

Local Iraq vet Tina Kennedy seeks to end homelessness

After 22 years traveling the world, a 1992 Milwaukie High School graduate has returned to her...

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June 02, 2015

Public planning underway for new Red Soils building

by Raymond Rendleman
A community open house will unveil preliminary ideas and scope — plus the design and construction process — for a new Oregon State University Clackamas County Extension Education Center from 7…
FILE PHOTO: L.E. BASKOW  - Sea lions have learned to follow salmon to the base of Bonneville Dam, where they are easy prey. That causes conflicts between fishers and animal rights groups.
June 02, 2015

Coalition declares Willamette Falls sea lions its foe

by The Clackamas Review
Faced with unprecedented levels of predation from growing numbers of sea lions in the Columbia and Willamette Rivers, leaders from the Columbia River Treaty Tribes, the Oregon Department of Fish…
June 02, 2015

Clackamas Sunrise Rotary Club recognizes local law enforcement…

by Raymond Rendleman
For the third year, the Clackamas Sunrise Rotary Club will recognize local law enforcement personnel. Law enforcement officers, selected by their agencies based on their superior performance of…
June 01, 2015

Gladstone, North Clackamas superintendents Bob Stewart, Matt…

by Raymond Rendleman
Local school leaders have an increasing number of state-mandated objectives for their students and a decreasing slice of the state’s budget pie to achieve these goals. Given this essential…
June 01, 2015

School notes: Workshop to help early childhood professionals;…

by Raymond Rendleman
A free workshop will provide strategies and resources to help early childhood professionals prepare children for modern kindergarten. The event, intended for child care providers and preschool…
FILE PHOTO - Shattering Stigma event organizer Tara Rolstad hopes to open up real conversations about faith and mental illness.
May 28, 2015

New Hope Community Church takes aim at stigma of mental illness

by Raymond Rendleman
“I want the church to do a better job of loving people with a mental illness and serving their families,” said Corinne Allen, “and to do that we need to shatter the stigma of these hidden…
May 27, 2015

Our Opinion: Action on transportation funds is crucial

by Editorial Board
When two trains filled with dignitaries traversed the new Tilikum Crossing over the Willamette River on Friday, May 15, they were embarking on the official inaugural trip for the MAX Orange…
May 27, 2015

Jennings Lodge history celebration set for May 30

by The Clackamas Review
An interactive event for all ages celebrating Jennings Lodge historic buildings, trees, waterways and other historical landmarks, will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 30, at the…
COURTESY PHOTO - Harry Truman the missing bany goat is back home.
May 25, 2015

Missing baby goat returns home safe

by Jim Redden
A missing baby goat is back home safe. The 5-day-old goat was reported stolen on Saturday, May 23, from a farm in unincorporated Clackamas County. Sheriff's deputies learned the baby goat was…
OREGON STATE POLICE - Suspect vehcile stopped near the Stafford exit after Saturday's high speed chase.
May 24, 2015

High speed chase ends in Clackamas County

by Jim Redden
Two Washington men were arrested after a high speed police chase that ended in Clackamas County on Saturday evening. The driver is identified as Kyler Wayne Lawrence, 21, of Kent, Wash. He is…

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May 24, 2015

Libraries offer summer reading programs with various prizes

by The Clackamas Review
Starting in June, the Libraries in Clackamas County will offer summer reading programs for children of all ages at all 13 libraries located within the county. Last year, more than 17,500 people…
FILE PHOTO - Darcey Bone
May 22, 2015

Oregon City receives six City Commission applications for…

by Raymond Rendleman
Oregon City commissioners face a rich selection of involved citizens who are candidates for the empty seat on City Commission. Here are the three who applied later this week, before the Thursday…
May 22, 2015

Metro garbage fee to benefit residents of Oregon City

by Raymond Rendleman
The Oregon City-Metro Enhancement Committee meeting originally scheduled for May 27 to review and approve proposals for the 2015-16 grant cycle, has been postponed to Thursday, June 11. The 5:30…
PHOTO: ELLEN SPITALERI - Assistant teacher Maria Avila, left, and head teacher Cristina Thornburg sing in Spanish as they lead preschool students in a song about a butterfly, during class at the River Road Center of the Clackamas County Childrens Commission.
May 21, 2015

Clackamas County Children's Commission offers free fun for the…

by Ellen Spitaleri
There will be bubbles, games, face painting, sidewalk art, puppets and more at the upcoming Family Fun Event on Saturday, May 23, at Clackamas County Children’s Commission’s River Road preschool…
May 20, 2015

Mars, Venus and our state's values and beliefs

by Adam Davis
Remember “Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus,” the book written by American author and relationship counselor John Gray? Indeed, when it comes to their feelings about many public policy…
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May 20, 2015

Happy Valley man faces privacy invasion charges

by KOIN 6 News
After a lengthy investigation, a 52-year-old man was arraigned Wednesday for allegedly installing wireless cameras in the master bathroom of his Happy Valley home. The investigation into Kurt…
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May 19, 2015

Jim Martin unseats Oak Lodge Water District Commissioner Myron…

by Raymond Rendleman
The Oak Lodge Water District board has just gone from a 3-2 split against to a 3-2 split in favor of consolidation with the May 19 election. According to preliminary results showing a…
FILE PHOTO - Nicole White
May 19, 2015

Nicole White defeats Paul Edgar in run for Oregon City School…

by Raymond Rendleman
In NCSD, Trisha Claxton heads off McMenamin challenger - Nicole White, who recently joined the Oregon City School District’s budget committee, easily won a seat on the School Board against…
PHOTO COURTESY: CLACKAMAS FIRE - Seven dump trucks were cinders after fire was brought under control within 35 minutes of firefighters' arrival.
May 19, 2015

7 burning dump trucks pollute Johnson Creek in Milwaukie

by Raymond Rendleman
First arriving Clackamas firefighters early on Tuesday morning reported multiple dump trucks on fire with several loud explosions at Northwest Infrastructure, 2323 S.E. Clatsop St., Milwaukie.…
PHOTO BY: RAYMOND RENDLEMAN - Happy Valley leaders celebrate the passage of the police levy on May 19 at the Sports on Tap bar.
May 19, 2015

Happy Valley voters approve Measure 3-467 Police Services Levy

by Raymond Rendleman
Voters of Happy Valley overwhelmingly renewed this same public safety levy several times, but this fourth renewal by 82 percent in unofficial results on Tuesday night came after the closest…




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