Search continues for missing Gresham woman with Alzheimer's

Search continues for missing Gresham woman with Alzheimer's

Diane Holcom, 74, has been missing from home since 6:30 p.m. March 24 Gresham police are asking...

Troutdale council OKs law-enforcement  contract with sheriff's office

Troutdale council OKs law-enforcement contract with sheriff's office

Merger decision goes to county board for July 1 enactment Attendance expectations for the...

City dreams big with Rockwood catalyst site

City dreams big with Rockwood catalyst site

The city of Gresham has put together a plan for Rockwood that, if all comes together, would...

For honey-based wellness products, Gresham's a good place to bee

For honey-based wellness products, Gresham's a good place to bee

Local couple expand production facility for bee-based healing items When Madelyn Morris took an...

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Hungry to learn

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Mixed-use plan for Troutdale Discovery Block back in play

Mixed-use plan for Troutdale Discovery Block back in play

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CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Michael G. Dick
March 26, 2015

Gresham sex offender arrested for public indecency in Boring,…

by Jodi Weinberger
Michael G. Dick, of Gresham, faces three felony charges Gresham resident Michael Gordon Dick, a registered sex offender, was arrested on Wednesday, March 25, on accusations of public indecency…
March 25, 2015

$1.4 million grant to help expand, improve childcare in East…

by Teresa Carson
Mt. Hood Community College Head Start received a $1.4 million grant it will use to boost the quality of childcare and education for the youngest East County children and include programs for…
March 25, 2015

Reynolds District moves toward preschool offerings this fall

by Teresa Carson
Reynolds School District is teaming up with two highly-regarded preschool organizations and hopes to offer pre-kindergarten classes at two elementary schools next fall. “This isn’t a sure deal…
March 25, 2015

East County Head Start waiting list gets longer

by Teresa Carson
The Mt. Hood Community College Head Start program has the longest waiting list in Multnomah County and is always looking for ways to serve more kids. There are 500 youngsters waiting for Early…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: ADAM WICKHAM - Gresham resident Aaron Michelsen has prepared for a year; based on the hope that he will be able to open the first medical marijuana dispensary in East County.
March 24, 2015

Wood Village marijuana dispensary set to open

by Katy Sword
Moratoriums the state of Oregon allowed for medical marijuana facilities don’t expire until April 30, but one dispensary is already raring to go. Aaron Michelsen has prepared his Wood Village…
March 24, 2015

Fee waiver helps struggling market

by Katy Sword
The Fairview Farmers and Artists Market will open for the season on Thursday, April 2 — but that almost wasn’t the case. At the Wednesday, March 18, Fairview City Council meeting, market…
March 24, 2015

Alpha High School scheduled for closure this spring

by Teresa Carson
Tiny alternative Alpha High School in Gresham will close at the end of this school year because of an expected sharp drop in enrollment next year, the Multnomah Education Service District…
March 24, 2015

Rhythmettes rule at state

by Teresa Carson
Decked out in royal purple costumes and dancing to the song, “Everybody Wants to Rule the World,” the Gresham High School Rhythmettes team ruled the state dance championships. The team took…
March 25, 2015

Business briefs

by Shannon O. Wells
White’s Country Meats to expand in 2016 White’s Country Meats at 1207 S.E. Kane Drive, a mainstay of Gresham food markets for more than 30 years, will expand its operations next year. “Business…
Gresham High School
March 22, 2015

IN PHOTOS: State Dance - Large and Small Dance Division

by Brian Monihan
Gresham and Valley Catholic High Schools take top honors at this weekend's state dance championships. Photos by J. Brian Monihan (unless otherwise noted) Local high school dance teams did well…

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Mar 21, 2015

Red Cross assists Gresham family after fire

by Red Cross
Red Cross assisted a family after a single family fire in the 800 block of NW Division Street in Gresham. The fire occurred at 1 am and then reignited many hours later. Red Cross provided two…
Mar 21, 2015

Man struck by Max train on E. Burnside

by Gresham Police Dept
On March 20, 2015 at 10:50 AM, Gresham Police and Transit Police responded to a crash involving a MAX train and a pedestrian. Medical personnel and police located an unconscious adult male on…
Mar 20, 2015

Man sustains head, pelvic injuries from MAX train crash

by Jodi Weinberger
Victim was transported to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center A man hit by a MAX train at Northeast 181st Avenue this morning, March 20, was transported to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center with non-life…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: PORTLAND WATER BUREAU - Portland Water Bureau employees work on the fish trap now in place in Beaver Creek.
Mar 20, 2015

Fish monitoring continues in Beaver Creek

by Katy Sword
Checking fish traps gauges success of restoration efforts Although the Portland Water Bureau has monitored fish in Beaver Creek for four years, it was only in 2014 that the agency was able to…
WHOLE FOODS - A Tasty Trolley is coming to Rockwood
Mar 20, 2015

Ding, ding, ding comes the food trolley

by Jodi Weinberger
Beginning Today, March 20, Gresham residents will be able to get fresh produce on Fridays from a Trolley in Rockwood. My Street Grocery — or what Gresham is calling the Tasty Trolley — is a…
KATY SWORD - Teeny Foods is expanding by 80,000 square feet.
Mar 20, 2015

Council OKs Teeny Foods expansion, tax abatement plan

by Jodi Weinberger
Teeny Foods Corp., a Gresham-based bread products manufacturer, is growing up — literally. The company, which makes products such as breadsticks, pizza dough and pocket bread, will nearly triple…
Mar 20, 2015

Majority of residents welcome marijuana dispensaries

by Jodi Weinberger
Discussions on whether medical marijuana dispensaries and medical marijuana grow operations should be allowed in Gresham will continue over the next two months as the May 1 deadline banning them…
COURTESY MULTNOMAH COUNTY EDUCATION SERVICE DISTRICT - Barbara Jorgensen will remain superintendent of the Multnomah County Education Service District until the end of the school year, but she will be required to work from home.
Mar 20, 2015

Multnomah superintendent ousted, banned from building

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Education Service District board hopes to replace Barbara Jorgensen by June 1 Multnomah County Education Service District’s board is no longer allowing Superintendent Barbara Jorgensen in the…
Mar 20, 2015

Troutdale council debates Gresham fire contract

by Katy Sword
The city of Troutdale has contracted with the city of Gresham for fire services since 1992. The discussion of starting its own fire department started well before that. With the 10-year…
MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Eduardo Espinoza Hernandez
Mar 20, 2015

Police make arrests in Wood Village stabbing

by Pamplin Media Group
Multnomah County Sheriff's deputies arrested two suspects believed to be involved in a March 18 stabbing in Wood Village on March 19. Brandy Howe, 26, was arrested for second-degree assault and…




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