Flood predicted, residents urged to have 72-hour kits

Flood predicted, residents urged to have 72-hour kits

The National Weather Service is predicting heavy rains and potential flooding in many areas of...

Local dance teams qualify for state championship

Local dance teams qualify for state championship

Clackamas High School and Milwaukie High School dancers each earned first-place finishes this...

Fulfilling her promise

Fulfilling her promise

OC resident, to be honored in Pasadena Rose Parade, donated her remains for organ and tissue...

Chinese exchange teacher shares culture, language skills

Chinese exchange teacher shares culture, language skills

Miao Fan wants her 6-year-old son to be proud of her. She wants to open another window for him to...

Willamette Falls project wins statewide award

Willamette Falls project wins statewide award

At their Nov. 14 Design Awards, the Oregon Chapter of the American Society of Landscape...

Talented dancers head to fall championship

Talented dancers head to fall championship

Rex Putnam High School’s Royal Crowns tore up the Clackamas High School main gym this month...

Orange Line's GOLDEN SPIKE

Orange Line's GOLDEN SPIKE

Crews last week welded the final section of rail for the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit...

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Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Gerren Kirk
December 19, 2014

Family of lost Milwaukie hiker keeps hoping for leads

by Raymond Rendleman
Volunteers are still looking for clues into the disappearance of Gerren Kirk, 31, a Milwaukie man not seen since going on a camping trip near Frog Lake near Mt. Hood this month. The Wasco County…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - A National Weather Service map shows the potential for heavy rain and flooding in Northern Oregon and Southwest Washington.
December 23, 2014

We're dreaming of a . . . soggy Christmas?

by Pamplin Media Group
A deep trough of moist, cold air blasting down from the Gulf of Alaska is going to soak the region during the next few days, pushing a few local rivers and creeks over their banks. The National…
December 18, 2014

Dog-adoption special runs through Jan. 6

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County Dog Services (CCDS) is offering discounts on dog adoptions until Tuesday, Jan. 6. Adoption fees for dogs 6 and younger will be $25. Canines with ongoing medical needs, and all…
Photo Credit: PHOTO BY: RAYMOND RENDLEMAN - Riverbend Mobile Home Park residents Gabrielle St. John and Korin Richards hug the Douglas fir near their houses, pictured in the background.
December 17, 2014

Logging sparks 'neighborhood revolt'

by Raymond Rendleman
Riverbend mobile homeowners protest removal of more than 100 trees, many taller then 40 feet - “Please, please, please, PLEASE don’t cut down my pine tree. I just want to be able to sit on my…
Photo Credit: PHOTO BY ELLEN SPITALERI - Getting ready to ring the chimes are percussionist Morgan Webster, leadership class members Nicholas Schwada, Arturo Reyes-Rodriguez and Tiana Long and percussionist Tyler Perin, with hammers.
December 17, 2014

Support students' holiday community service drive

by Ellen Spitaleri
Donations may be dropped off at Milwaukie High School - The 17 members of Milwaukie High School’s Introduction to Leadership class wanted to do something special this holiday season, so they…
Photo Credit: PHOTO BY: RAYMOND RENDLEMAN - Last week's wind storm downs a tree along Strawberry Lane in unincorporated Milwaukie, barely missing nearby buildings. The storm serves as another reminder to local property owners about protecting their assets.
December 17, 2014

Redland farmer's barn finally to be rebuilt after disaster

by Raymond Rendleman
Insurance consumer advocacy awareness campaign launches - If it hadn’t been for one of his neighbors telling him to go to the state to resolve an insurance issue, Terry Braun never might have…
December 17, 2014

Locals in national music competition

by The Clackamas Review
Artists need community votes to propel them through school funding challenge - Ensemble X Day of Clackamas needs community support to push the band onto the leaderboards of a national music…
Photo Credit: PHOTOS COURTESY: CCSO - Sgt. Bradley ONeil trains with his canine deputy Nero.
December 16, 2014

Wanted woman interrupts police-canine training session

by Raymond Rendleman
This week, a woman with a warrant out for her arrest reportedly walked into the Milwaukie parking lot where the patrol cars were parked for their weekly police-dog narcotics training. Police…
Photo Credit: PHOTO BY: ANNA RIGLES - Pictured are Effie Purcell, 15, of Cleveland High School and Alex Stewart, 17, of Gladstone High School.
December 16, 2014

Local ballet students add to holiday shine

by Raymond Rendleman
Local students abound in Classical Ballet Academy's three shows of "The Nutcracker" and two shows of "Cracked" during the weekend of Dec. 19-21. Nine dancers are from Oregon City, including four…
Photo Credit: RENDERING COURTESY: CLACKAMAS COUNTY - This 73-home development proposed in Jennings Lodge could generate approximately $500,000 in park fees that would help fund the costs of a 3-acre park in the plans.
December 15, 2014

Jennings Lodge residents rally over development

by Raymond Rendleman
The Jennings Lodge Community Planning Organization Board is hoping to pack the hearing room when Clackamas County commissioners meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, to support the JLCPO’s request…

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Dec 15, 2014

Road funding splits Metro votes

by Nick Christensen
Two key Metro advisory committees recommended approval of the proposed regional tailpipe emissions reduction plan this week, but not without suggested changes to parts of the strategy. The Metro…
Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - A PGE crew truck working on power outages caused by Thursday's storm.
Dec 12, 2014

Storm leaves thousands without power

by Jim Redden
Over 20,000 customers in the Portland metropolitan were still without power Friday morning after PGE repair crews worked through the nights to fix downed power lines. PGE said crews responded to…
Dec 12, 2014

Community groups partner with schools for food drive

by Raymond Rendleman
Since 1948 the Milwaukie Club has spearheaded a holiday food drive that benefits families in North Clackamas County. Starting with only a handful of families, this project has grown over the…
Photo Credit: KOIN LOCAL NEWS - Wind gust are expected to continue up the Willamette Valley this afternoon.
Dec 11, 2014

Winds cause problems throughout region

by Raymond Rendleman
Roads closed, MAX disrupted, Christmas Ships delayed The powerful wind storm that moved into the region Thursday caused many problems through the afternoon rush hour. Power was out already to…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: METRO - Willamette Falls is the second most powerful waterfall in North America.
Dec 11, 2014

BREAKING: Agreement secures public access to Willamette Falls

by The Oregon City News
As announced at the Metro Council meeting Thursday afternoon, new agreements with a private developer and Portland General Electric have secured permanent public access to Willamette Falls, the…
Photo Credit: CCSO  - Smith
Dec 11, 2014

Locals arrested in online child-sex sting

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County deputies conducted a child-sex sting late last week and arrested men from Milwaukie, Oregon City and Tigard. Three suspects in online child-sexual-corruption charges include…
Dec 11, 2014

Milwaukie's Ledding Library celebrates 50th birthday

by The Clackamas Review
On Tuesday, Dec. 16, the Ledding Library of Milwaukie will celebrate its 50th birthday and 125 years of library service in the city of Milwaukie. There will be games and festivities throughout…
Dec 11, 2014

Road funding splits Metro votes

by Nick Christensen, Metro Reporter
Two key Metro advisory committees recommended approval of the proposed regional tailpipe emissions reduction plan this week, but not without suggested changes to parts of the strategy. The Metro…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: JOE KRUMM - The combined A-Choirs of Clackamas, Milwaukie and Rex Putnam high schools perform the Hallelujah Chorus at the State Capitol on Friday.
Dec 10, 2014

School notes: Food drive; robotics; Gladstone grant; winter…

by Raymond Rendleman
Miwaukie and Rex Putnam high schools met on Nov. 14 at Rex Putnam for the first North Clackamas Student Leaders Summit to share ideas, best practices and to collaborate on shared projects. One…
Photo Credit: CCSO - Wichelle Stockton
Dec 10, 2014

CCSO seeks tips on husband/wife murder-suicide

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County police say evidence at the scene currently suggests a murder/suicide on Lake Road in unincorporated Milwaukie, so detectives are now asking for additional info from the public…




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