Out and About

Out and About

Art “Making a Difference: Positive Changes Through Art” — Gresham Art Committee...

Con man star of Corbett Children's stage

Con man star of Corbett Children's stage

Theater to present 'The Music Man' Jan. 30 to Feb. 8 Sometimes it takes a liar to help people...

One times five equals high school showcase

One times five equals high school showcase

Gresham students to present one-act plays this weekend From a comedy about creation to a drama...

Out and About

Out and About

Art “Making a Difference: Positive Changes Through Art” — Gresham Art Committee...

Out and About

Out and About

Art “Making a Difference: Positive Changes Through Art” — Gresham Art Committee...

Cellist takes bow

Cellist takes bow

Skip vonKuske marks 10 years at Edgefield Skip vonKuske celebrates the 10th anniversary of his...

Come hear a 'Nightingale' at Readers Theatre

Come hear a 'Nightingale' at Readers Theatre

Play depicts life on the British home front during WWII All wars are fought on two fronts —...

Local theater company to stage play in Portland

Local theater company to stage play in Portland

'The Man Who Could See Through Time' runs Jan. 9-25 The next play out of Boring will actually be...

Plugging into technology to aid small business marketing

Plugging into technology to aid small business marketing

Local company offers big time Internet management for small budgets Philosophically, the term...

Comet, eclipses on deck for 2015

Comet, eclipses on deck for 2015

Planetarium to highlight stellar year ahead Sky-gazers rejoice! The coming year promises a bevy...

Diner quenches bear-size appetites

Diner quenches bear-size appetites

Black Bear Diner delivers hearty comfort food in rustic environment Bored senseless with...

Eastrose appoints new parish minister

Eastrose appoints new parish minister

Clergywoman wants to work for homeless The Rev. Patti Pomerantz, 61, jokes about a cherished...

Volunteers provide a uniform message of goodwill

Volunteers provide a uniform message of goodwill

Local folks and military personnel turn out to help local family during medical crisis It’s...

Park Place Cafe inaugurates songwriters series Jan. 10

Park Place Cafe inaugurates songwriters series Jan. 10

New owner carrying on location's music tradition When Park Place Coffee, 1288 S.E. 182nd Ave.,...

Christmas 1964 brings a flood of memories

Christmas 1964 brings a flood of memories

-  Troutdale's Otto family tells their harrowing story of surviving the Sandy River's fury 50...

Couple 'honored to serve' customers for 23 years

Couple 'honored to serve' customers for 23 years

The owners of one of Gresham’s last longtime bastions of mom and pop businesses will greet...

Hurt feeling his way to wider audience

Hurt feeling his way to wider audience

Singer-songwriter plays two-night stand at Winery You may have not heard the name Casey Hurt, but...

Apples and berries and eggnog. . . oh my!

Apples and berries and eggnog. . . oh my!

Outlook readers outdo themselves with annual recipe contest Keeping local bakers challenged each...

Making a Difference' through art

Making a Difference' through art

Latest Gresham exhibit features younger, older artists When a painter puts brush to canvas, does...

Roundhouse headlines bluegrass Christmas show

Roundhouse headlines bluegrass Christmas show

Show set for Friday at Freedom Four Square Church Sleighbells will ring in the key of bluegrass...

Waving the checkered flag

Waving the checkered flag

Local automotive business is a winner with customers and the community Tucked away at the end of...

Chamber recognizes excellence in business

Chamber recognizes excellence in business

Johnston's work with youths earns her Honoree of the Year Award In the spirit of the season of...


Gresham's Latest Features

Photo Credit: SUBMIT - Five Gresham firefighters helped a stranded group of travelers to safety while sailing last month.
January 16, 2015

Gresham firefighters sail stranded travelers to safety

by Jodi Weinberger
Gresham firefighters gave new meaning to the phrase “to go through fire and water” when they made a rescue in the West Indies region of the Atlantic Ocean last month. Five Gresham firefighters…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Unabashed Oregon Ducks fan Rick Parrish, left, is ready for his team to take on the Ohio State University Buckeyes.
January 10, 2015

Be loud, proud and yell O

by Anne Endicott
Former Oregon player ready to settle in on game day. Viewing parties set for national championship game Monday night College football fans in Oregon are usually divided between two camps — green…
January 08, 2015

Gresham-Barlow School District searches for a few good…

by (none)
The Gresham-Barlow School District is holding a substitute recruitment fair Thursday, Jan. 22. At the event, attendees will learn about the positions needing substitutes and how to apply. The…
Wells
January 06, 2015

Business briefs

by Anne Endicott
Outlook welcomes new associate editor The staffs of The Outlook, Sandy Post and Estacada News are pleased to welcome Shannon O. Wells, a former Outlook news reporter, as the new associate editor…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: TROY WAYRYNEN - From left to right, Christina Vriethoff, Madison Carr, 6, and Joe Carr visit baby Abigail Carr Friday Jan. 2, at Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center. Abigail was the first baby born in Gresham at 8:44 a.m. January 1st.
January 02, 2015

New year brings a new daughter to Gresham family

by Anne Endicott
Labor contractions didn't hamper New Year's Eve plans A few months ago, 6-year-old Madison Carr announced she wanted to name her soon-to-be-born baby sister, Emily. But then Madison got a…
December 30, 2014

Business briefs

by Anne Endicott
Chamber Calendar Connect with Success AM meeting, 7-9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 9, Riverview Community Bank, 225 N.E. Burnside Road, Gresham. Connect with Success AM meeting, 7-9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 16,…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED ILLUSTRATION - This sky map shows constellations star-gazers can view. Pat Hanrahan, planetarium director at Mt. Hood Community College, 26000 S.E. Stark St., will discuss the night sky during three shows Jan. 13.
December 22, 2014

Out & About

by Rob Cullivan
Entertainment Calendar Planetarium “2015 Sky Preview” — Pat Hanrahan, planetarium director at Mt. Hood Community College, 26000 S.E. Stark St., will talk about this topic in Sky Theater shows at…
December 17, 2014

Honor roll

by Lisa K. Anderson
Gordon Russell Middle School The following students were named to the fall 2014 honor roll for Gordon Russell Middle School. Eighth grade 4.0 — Jennifer Bordine, Cora Bruders, Alexandrea Cheney,…
December 17, 2014

Honor roll

by Lisa K. Anderson
Clear Creek Middle School The following students were named to the Clear Creek Middle School honor roll for fall term 2014. Eighth grade 4.0 — Camille Baptista, Rebecca Esparza, Melody Field,…
December 16, 2014

Troutdale woman sending boxes of love to military personnel

by Anne Endicott
Community donations sought for Afghanistan-bound care packages Santa knows no season when he’s gifting someone far from home. Troutdale resident Rayna Adams has been playing Santa since October…

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Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - Choir members from Mt. Hood Community College fill the chapel with song at The Grotto earlier this month. The Portland shrines Festival of Lights features a number of East County choirs.
Dec 16, 2014

Out & About

by Rob Cullivan
Entertainment Calendar Art “Making a Difference: Positive Changes Through Art" — Gresham Art Committee exhibit runs through Feb. 5 at the Public Safety & Schools Building, 1333 N.W. Eastman…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Ravinder Waraich, center, store manager for the 7-Eleven store on Northeast Kane Drive in Gresham, and  assistant manager Michelle Jensen, left, recently donated 232 pizzas to a representative of Birch Community Services. The pizzas were purchased as a pay it forward campaign by customers.
Dec 16, 2014

Business briefs

by Anne Endicott
Local business helps needy neighbors Thanks to the generosity of its customers, the 7-Eleven store at 1016 N.E. Kane Road recently donated 232 pizzas to Birch Community Services. Over Halloween…
Hall
Dec 16, 2014

And the winners are . . .

by Anne Endicott
Top Honors Apple Pie Submitted by Gresham resident Karen Yadon Crust: 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter-flavored shortening 1/4 cup ice water Blend together; roll out and place in pie…
Dec 09, 2014

Business briefs

by Anne Endicott
Chamber Calendar Connect with Success AM meeting, 7-9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 12, annual SnowCap Community Charities Holiday Breakfast, at Greater Gresham Baptist Church, 3848 N.E. Division St.…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: ANNE ENDICOTT - Gloria Weitzel, left, visits with Brittany Clark and her daughter Avery, 18 months, at a neighborhood holiday breakfast held Saturday, Dec. 6, at Heidis of Gresham.
Dec 09, 2014

Fifty-five years of friendships and fa-la-la-la-la

by Anne Endicott
Residents in one neighborhood maintain holiday tradition A family, of sorts, converged on Heidi’s of Gresham over the weekend for its annual holiday get-together. Over pancakes and omelets,…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: TROY WAYRYNEN - A star honoring veteran Charles Redd hangs from the Veterans Christmas Tree in the lobby of US Bank branch in Gresham. Community members can purchase a star for a family member or friend who served in the armed forces for $70, with 100 percent of all proceeds benefiting Adventist Healths Hospice Program.
Dec 05, 2014

A Christmas gift to 'heal the heart' of seriously ill veterans

by Anne Endicott
Sale of silver stars to benefit hospice services for military personnel There's a Christmas tree in the lobby of the US Bank on East Powell Boulevard, which isn’t big news considering the time…
Dec 02, 2014

Engagement

by Pamplin Media Group
Wilson-Rude Kellie Wilson, 6, would like to announce that on Saturday, Nov. 8, her father Christopher Wilson and Jana Rude got engaged. Jana Rude, 23, an Aloha native, attended Century High…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: TROY WAYRYNEN - Jim Wambaugh, owner of Oxbow Rim Tree Farm, makes final preparations for the holiday season at his tree farm in Gresham. The tree farm is a second career for Wambaught, who previously spent 25 years in the pharmaceutical industry.
Dec 03, 2014

Oxbow Rim: more than just trees

by Anne Endicott
- Ornaments, food, games, rival Santa's workshop Nestled in the trees on a dead end road in rural Boring is a place where — dare we say it? — the chore of Christmas tree selection is actually…
Dec 03, 2014

O Christmas tree . . .

by Anne Endicott
Local tree farms open for the holiday season Planning to forage the forest for the perfect Christmas tree but not sure where to go? Check out these tree farms for a wide choice in U-cut or…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Students at Gresham High School will join choirs from throughout East County to sing at the Grotto in Portland this December.
Dec 03, 2014

A chorus of choruses to sing in the Christmas season in East…

by Rob Cullivan
Holiday concerts take place through December If you’re a fan of choral music, the coming month may be the most wonderful time of the year. Ten community and school choirs will perform at various…




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