Rowe Middle School students making an difference for Kellogg Creek with grant from the North Clackamas Education Foundation

Rowe Middle School students making an difference for Kellogg Creek with grant from the North Clackamas Education Foundation

Urban creeks need lots of love these days, and Jeff Young and his sixth-grade science students at...

Radio's 'good guys' aim to get oldies back

Radio's 'good guys' aim to get oldies back

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Vets honor those who served, but died homeless

Vets honor those who served, but died homeless

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CHS junior receives grant to make lockdown kits

CHS junior receives grant to make lockdown kits

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Taproom set to open below Municipal Elevator

Taproom set to open below Municipal Elevator

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Plans for military museum take shape

Plans for military museum take shape

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Before going 'Wild,' heed advice of couple who hiked Pacific Crest Trail

Before going 'Wild,' heed advice of couple who hiked Pacific Crest Trail

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HISTORIC TRACTION

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Dedicated to healing veterans

Dedicated to healing veterans

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Fighting to save a life

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OCPD's best in blue recognized

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Photo Credit: OCPD - Sketch of 'Meals on Wheels' robbery suspect.
February 27, 2015

Suspect sought in 'Meals on Wheels' robbery in Oregon City

by Raymond Rendleman
Oregon City police are looking for a white man in his early 30s who robbed a 64-year-old female homeowner by pretending to be with Meals on Wheels. On Friday Feb. 13, at about 5:26 p.m., OCPD…
Photo Credit: POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Nancy Jaksich, owner of Suburban Chevrolet and Capt. James Rhodes help members of Rose City Corvettes pack up donations for the Clackamas County Sheriffs Department.
February 26, 2015

Corvette club donates bears, blankets for CCSO use

by Kylie Wray
Donated teddy bears will be handed out to children to comfort them during traumatic events Rose City Corvettes, a Portland-based Corvette club, has once again done its part to help sheriff’s…
Photo Credit: CCSO - Hughes
March 04, 2015

Park Avenue murder suspect arrested

by Raymond Rendleman
Deputies have arrested Zachary Michael Hughes for the Jan. 22 shooting of Scott L. Firkus on Southeast 20th Avenue in unincorporated Clackamas County near the intersection of Park Avenue and…
Photo Credit: RAYMOND RENDLEMAN - Officers Sean and Martin Stringer pull a Milwaukie Police Department patrol car in front of the Public Safety Building after a recent interview., Clackamas Review - News  Like father, like son, in Milwaukie Police Department
February 26, 2015

Milwaukie Police in the community

by Alvaro Fontan
Next Monday, March 2, at 6:00 pm, Milwaukie Police officers will be teaming up with Ardenwald Elementary and Padres Latinos Ardenwald organization to provide parents with information that can…
February 25, 2015

Clackamas Fire District seeks voter approval of $29M bond

by Raymond Rendleman
Board says medics, firefighters need better equipment - One of the largest fire districts in Oregon is asking the typical $300,000 homeowner for $30 a year, or $2.50 a month, to improve local…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE OREGON STATE ARCHIVES - The preamble to the Oregon Constitution is part of the historic document that needs vital repairs.
February 25, 2015

Schoolchildren asked to help restore Oregon Constitution document

by Shasta Kearns Moore
A $60,000 campaign would restore and permanently display the 158-year-old document To address a longtime funding shortage, the Oregon secretary of state's office has issued a challenge to…
February 25, 2015

'The Laramie Project' to spark discussions at CCC

by The Clackamas Review
Panel discussions exploring issues around the hate crime that “The Laramie Project” is based on have been added to two of the play’s performances at Clackamas Community College. Moisés Kaufman’s…
February 25, 2015

Downtown Oregon City Association seeks volunteers

by The Oregon City News
Are you an Oregon City resident, business owner or student who is passionate about your city? Do you have an interest in event planning, historic preservation, fundraising, community…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Paul Lee, 15, began playing cello at the age of 10 under Hyun-Jin Kim and is now a member of the Portland Youth Philharmonic.
February 25, 2015

Willamette Falls Symphony features talented students

by Raymond Rendleman
Next month’s Willamette Falls Symphony concert will feature two protégés who were winners of the orchestra’s young-artists competition that occurs every other year. The 3 p.m. Sunday, March 22,…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED - book cover
February 25, 2015

Oregon City poet Cindy Williams Gutiérrez's debut wins acclaim

by Raymond Rendleman
There are no houses. Only walls of light. Only roofs of maples. Only stillness that flows. Not even rivers rush. The day begins and ends with the sun. The only mirrors are the eyes surrounding…

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Feb 24, 2015

Oregon City grant applications now online

by Raymond Rendleman
Applications for two Oregon City grant programs are now available online to help your group fund a project in the 2015-16 fiscal year. Last year the Oregon City Civic Improvement Trust and the…
Photo Credit: PHOTO BY: ELLEN SPITALERI - RPHS Unity Club officers hold up inspirational messages, meant to promote unity and anti-bullying. From left to right, are: Joshua Jimenez, Myri Dublin, Katt Franich and Leslie Rivera.
Feb 23, 2015

Pink Shirt Day promotes anti-bullying message

by Ellen Spitaleri
RPHS's Unity Club supports diversity, raises self-esteem Students in the Unity Club at Rex Putnam High School are hoping to see a sea of pink shirts when they go to school this Wednesday, Feb.…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: LESLIE ROBINETTE - A homeless man shows off a Valentine card made by a third grade student at John Wetten Elementary in Gladstone.
Feb 23, 2015

School notes: Dental grant; cheerleeders take 3rd; Valentines…

by Raymond Rendleman
Among 15 organizations throughout Oregon recognized for work to prevent children’s dental disease, the North Clackamas School District's dental program is receiving a $29,926 planning grant this…
Feb 22, 2015

Teen girl dies, boy injured in head-on crash

by Jim Redden
Two Oregon City residents identified in collision - A teenage girl died and a young boy was critically injured in a head-on crash Friday afternoon in Clackamas County. The girl who died has been…
Photo Credit: ADAM WICKHAM - Without a comp plan, property owners would be unable to puruse to kind of development taking place in Happy Valley.
Feb 20, 2015

Land-use plan vote comes back around

by Jodi Weinberger
• Voters to weigh in during March election • Leaders, residents differ on benefits of land-use guidelines Ballots went out on Thursday for the Tuesday, March 10, special election, in which…
Photo Credit: OCPD - Wanhoff
Feb 19, 2015

Oregon City mobile home busted on drug charges

by The Oregon City News
Oregon City police announced the completion of a three-month investigation into the distribution of heroin and methamphetamine with Wednesday's arrest at a "drug house" in the Clairmont Mobile…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - Robert 'Smokey' Vrilakas is pictured with the 94th Fighter Squadron, represented by the iconic Hat in the Ring insignia.
Feb 19, 2015

WWII memoir to benefit military families

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas Community College and the Glenmoore retirement community will host a book signing and reception for World War II veteran Robert “Smokey” Vrilakas from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28.…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - Parks
Feb 18, 2015

Milwaukie City Council appoints Wilda Parks as interim mayor

by The Clackamas Review
Citing her extensive experience working with the region’s business community and volunteering in the city, the four remaining Milwaukie city councilors on Tuesday appointed Wilda Parks to serve…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: LESLIE ROBINETTE - The Kraxberger Gearheads, in the red shirts, show off in a regional robotics competition at Oregon State University.
Feb 18, 2015

Gladstone advances in robotics competition

by The Clackamas Review
Kraxberger Middle School’s two robotics teams had a strong showing in the recent regional competition at Oregon State University. Each team spent six weeks designing, building and testing their…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Janna Hoehn stands in front of a display for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Funds Faces Never Forgotten project to honor soldiers who died in Vietnam.
Feb 18, 2015

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund trying to put faces to names of…

by Raymond Rendleman
Veterans advocacy groups are trying to obtain a photo of every soldier whose name is etched on the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C., all 58,300 of them. To date, Vietnam Veterans…




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