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Making trouble, spreading joy

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Great expectations

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Connecting cultures: Slavic Family media group bridges Russian, American communities

Slavic Family's messages are shared via radio, newspapers and websites

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From struggle to success: Alternative school takes multifaceted approach

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Fill-A-Bag helps neighbors in need

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Mural honors slain teen

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Voters approve $291.2 million Gresham school bond

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Gresham community center vote fails

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WESTON KIA - Dan SchofieldNever mind fitting the biggest present under the tree.

How about something big, shiny and new wrapped in a garage?

“Holidays on Us” is Weston Kia’s gift to you this season. Have you been eyeing 2016 Kia Optimas, Optima Hybrid or Kia Souls all year? Have you checked out the 2017 Kia Forte or Kia Sorento?

The time is right to come in for a test drive and choose your favorite.

Through Jan. 3, 2017, Weston Kia will make your season bright, offering:

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Come on by and we’ll tell you all about it.

Happy Holidays from Weston Kia!

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PRESTIGE SENIOR LIVING - Randall WilsonSometimes, when a far-flung family comes together for the holidays, they may discover that an elderly loved one is having difficulty functioning well at home.

Here are some signs to look for:

Altered eating habits. Forgetting to eat or losing interest in food altogether are both signs of poor health. Alternatively, seniors with memory issues can overeat or repeat meals. A kitchen stocked with spoiled, half-eaten or expired food suggests a senior who can no longer manage alone.

Antisocial behavior. Losing interest in friends, withdrawing from social situations or neglecting a previously cherished hobby may indicate depression, memory loss or a decline in cognitive abilities.

Worsening finances. A senior who forgets to pay bills (or pays them multiple times) may need help managing their household finances. Look for unwanted magazine subscriptions or donation solicitations that can easily drain a bank account.

Poor personal hygiene. Many seniors feel uncomfortable asking for help with personal hygiene. Bad odors, a disheveled appearance or indications of skipped showers and baths all suggest that a senior can no longer perform daily grooming tasks unaided.

Decline in safety. For a senior, a fall in the shower (and the subsequent hospitalization) can be a life-threatening injury. A senior who leaves the stove on or forgets how often to take their medication may need daily help.

While the family’s in town, be proactive. Don’t wait until the situation becomes an emergency.

Call us to arrange a tour. We’ll be glad to show you what makes Prestige Care Huntington Terrace special.

Prestige Senior Living - Huntington Terrace

1410 NE Cleveland Ave.,

Gresham, OR 97030

503-465-1404

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WESTON KIA - Dan SchofieldIn Oregon, our first really cold snap can happen anytime. Don’t get stuck on the road – or spinning around on it - in a vehicle unprepared for winter.

Take your vehicle to a reputable shop and make sure it’s checked for the following winter basics:

Engine coolant doesn’t just keep your engine from overheating – it also protects your engine from corrosion. Every vehicle requires a certain ratio of coolant to water. Your repair technician will know that ratio, as well as what type of coolant to use.

Have your oil checked to ensure you have the proper type for the changing weather outside. During the winter months, when temperatures get below freezing, your mechanic may advise switching to a thinner, less viscous oil.

Battery - Don’t let a dead battery put a screeching halt to your day. A thorough inspection of your battery, cables, terminals and fluid will head off problems and make sure your car is ready for winter. The shop will check the age and strength (amount of voltage) left in your battery and find out whether it needs replacement.

Tires – What type will you need for the terrain and conditions you’ll be driving through - whether it’s snow, sleet or ice? Should you drive all-season tires or invest in snow tires? If you choose snow tires, most car manufacturers recommend changing all four to snow tires in the winter.

Plan ahead now to make your winter holidays a lot more enjoyable!

Weston Kia

22309 SE Stark St.

Gresham OR 97030

503-676-2100

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Brought to you by Randall Wilson, Prestige Senior Living Huntington Terrace - Retirement Living INSIDER -


PRESTIGE SENIOR LIVING - HUNTINGTON TERRACE - Randall WilsonHere at Prestige Care Huntington Terrace, our staff is keenly aware of the importance of keeping our residents healthy and strong.

If we notice one of our residents has a decrease in function, a doctor’s referral may be required. If the doctor recommends physical therapy, a home health agency of the resident’s choosing will come to our facility to work with the patient to regain normal function.

Such treatment is usually covered by Medicare Part B.

October is National Physical Therapy Month, an appropriate time to consider the benefits of physical therapy.

Prescription opioids to control pain have become a huge problem in the United States, with abuse and addiction growing to epidemic proportions.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more people died from drug overdoses in 2014 than any other previous year, and at least half involved a prescription opioid. As many as one in four people using prescription opioids long-term for non-cancer pain struggles with addiction.

In March, the CDC released guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain. The CDC made it clear that non-pharmacologic alternatives to prescription opioids, such as physical therapy, are the preferred option for treating chronic pain.

At Prestige Care, having a physical therapist come to our location makes it more likely that treatment will take place, on schedule, and help the resident get back to enjoying activities quickly.

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ADVANCED FIREARMS TRAINING - Tony KrissWhen you handle a firearm, having a safety-oriented attitude is the best thing you can do to prevent firearm accidents. Ignorance and carelessness are the two main causes of firearm accidents, which is why I think it’s necessary that you understand safe weapon handling; otherwise, you or someone else WILL get hurt. In the spirit of keeping you safe this holiday season, here are more safe weapon-handling tips, courtesy of Advanced Firearms Training:

1.) Know your firearm—Don’t just guess, KNOW how your firearm operates: how it loads and unloads, where the safety is located, etc.

2.) Keep your firearm unloaded until ready to use—Don’t store your firearm with live rounds in it, and don’t load it until you’re ready to use your firearm.

3.) Keep your firearm pointed in a safe direction—If you’re not ready to use your firearm, keep it pointed in a safe direction; generally, this will be towards the ground. Treat every firearm like it is loaded.

4.) Know your target and beyond—Before you’re ready to fire, make sure to track what’s behind your target; bullets can go through—and beyond—your intended target.

5.) Keep your finger off the trigger until ready to fire—As long as your finger is away from the trigger, your firearm will not discharge. This is arguably the most important rule of firearm safety.

Advanced Firearms Training

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MCCORD CONSTRUCTION - Donivon McCordHomeowners looking to add upgrades or remodel sections of their home will usually wait until the nice weather of spring and summer arrives. But why not remodel now? By the time spring arrives, you could already be enjoying your newly renovated kitchen or your wonderfully redesigned bathroom.

Winter remodels come with a number of benefits. Contractors typically have less projects in the winter months, making scheduling substantially easier than the summer months. Manufacturers may have close-out prices on appliances and materials before raising prices in the spring. The end result is a project that costs you less money, saves you more time, and leads to a higher return on your investment.

And there are even more ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it. Start by repairing what needs to be fixed; home repairs are the renovation that yields the most value for your home. After that, your kitchen and bathroom are the two areas where a remodel is most beneficial, due to their frequent use.

Finally, another smart move to make is remodeling with energy efficient products. Whether it’s doors, windows, or appliances, these products will add value to your home while helping you to save on your energy costs.

At McCord Construction, we believe that NOW is the best time to remodel your home. Contact us today to get started: We always put the customer first.

McCord Construction

500 NW 20th St STE 202, Gresham, OR 97030

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Brought to you by Randy and Dori DeLaunay - Creative Visions Landscapes and Water Garden Center - LANDSCAPING INSIDER


CREATIVE VISIONS LANDSCAPES - Dori and Randy DeLaunayWith winter right around the corner, you’ll need to make specific adjustments to how you care for your home’s pond feature. You don’t need us to tell you how different the summer and winter months are, and your pond can definitely tell the difference too! Make sure that your pond is in great shape this winter by following these tricks for a healthy winter pond:

  • Clean out any leaves and debris before they decay. The cleaner your pond, the happier and healthier your fish will be.
  • Add salt to kill unwanted parasites on your koi and goldfish. It’s a safe, natural, and effective method for ridding your fish of unwanted parasites.
  • When the water reaches 50 degrees, stop feeding your pond fish. Koi and goldfish will hibernate until the spring and will not need to be fed.
  • Keep adding beneficial bacteria to ensure no imbalances in the winter. This is the season when fish are most susceptible to water quality issues.
  • Keep an open hole in a frozen pond for essential gas exchange. This can be done with a pond heater or by leaving your pump running.
  • For more helpful tips with your winter landscape, we’re always just a phone call away for friendly, local advice (We do free water testing all year round!). Give us a call today at 503-663-5483.

    Creative Visions Landscapes and Water Garden Center

    9965 SE Orient Drive, Boring, OR

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    Brought to you by Dr. Ryan Thomas - Hillcrest Chiropractic - CHIROPRACTIC INSIDER -


    HILLCREST CHIROPRACTIC - Dr. Ryan ThomasBoard certified chiropractic orthopedists are doctors of chiropractic that have completed extensive postdoctoral education in non-surgical orthopedics, and have passed rigorous specialty Board examinations leading to Diplomate status as a chiropractic orthopedist. Less than 2% of chiropractic physicians attain this status.

    To become Board certified, the chiropractic orthopedic specialist is required to demonstrate advanced proficiency in the evaluation and non-operative management of a broad range of injuries, conditions and disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system with particular emphasis on the spine and extremities.

    Who Is Certified?

    While many doctors of chiropractic (DC) prepare for careers in private practice, teaching, or research many choose additional education and training in a specialty field and pursue specialty certification. Practicing orthopedic specialists (Diplomates) hold specialty board certification. Diplomates that are members of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists and are in good standing are titled Fellows of the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists (FACO).

    The Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists maintains a recertification process (3 year cycle) available for Fellows of the Academy, to provide an ongoing program for maintaining clinical competency in the specialty of chiropractic orthopedics.

    Hillcrest Chiropractic Clinic

    329 NE Hood Ave, Gresham, OR 97030

    (503) 491-0388

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    Brought to you by Rob Cook - Nancy's Floral - FLORAL INSIDER -


    NANCY'S FLORAL - Rob CookIf you haven’t been to Nancy’s Floral at 620 NE Burnside Rd in Gresham, get introduced on Sunday, November 20th at the Nancy’s Holiday Open House! Running from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., this is a great opportunity to check out all the incredible products and services Nancy’s provides.

    Our relaxed atmosphere will be perfect for browsing our Thanksgiving and Fall items, as well as our Christmas giftware, decorations, and displays. Find everything you need to charm your guests with wonderful style this holiday season, including centerpiece ideas for your Thanksgiving feast.

    We will have wine tastings with a representative from Sandy’s own Budah Cat Winery, great hors d’oeuvres, and samples of our own cupcakes, cookies, chocolate-dipped strawberries, Harry & David products, plus so much more. As if that weren’t enough, we will be handing out door prizes, conducting mystery gift card giveaways, and offering other surprises too!

    As soon as you enter our store, you will instantly notice the time and care we invest in creating each of our floral arrangements. We take pride in our work, because it’s the customer we care about. So visit Nancy’s Floral on Sunday, November 20th, from Noon to 4 p.m., and get to know your local neighborhood florist. This exciting event is not to be missed!

    Nancy’s Floral

    620 NE Burnside Rd, Gresham, OR 97030

    (503) 716-4971

    www.nancysfloral.com

    Brought to you by Randy Preston - Honke Heating - HEATING AND COOLING INSIDER -


    HONKE HEATING - Randy PrestonIf you are like most people, you probably need to know how to get your furnace ready for the winter. Along with routine maintenance, there are a few simple things you can do to keep your furnace running as efficiently as possible.

  • Make sure that there is nothing stored around your furnace, especially flammable material.
  • Change the batteries in your thermostat and switch your thermostat to the heating mode.
  • Make sure that all of your vents are open and nothing has been placed over them.
  • Clean your air vents and ducts by removing the vent covers, using the extension hose of your vacuum to remove the dust.
  • Stock up on air filters during the warmer months. Make sure that you change your air filters often, or if you have washable filters, wash them often.
  • If you have an oil furnace, contact your oil delivery service for “fill up”. Buying oil is less expensive before the winter.
  • Test you furnace while it’s still warm out, making sure that there is no problems.
  • Other things that you should do:

    1.) Reverse your ceiling fans for winterized air circulation.

    2.) Never use your oven, range or outdoor barbecue to heat your home because these appliances are not designed for this purpose.

    3.) Install a carbon monoxide (CO) detector and test it monthly.

    4.) Change your batteries in you smoke detector and test it monthly.

    Schedule an appointment to clean your furnace early in the season. Professional companies get very busy at the onset of winter, so it’s a good idea to schedule your appointment ahead of time. A professionally cleaned heating system will work better and more efficiently, saving you money in the long run.

    Call Honke Heating and Air Conditioning today to schedule your maintenance appointment!

    Honke Heating & Air Conditioning

    840 NE Cleveland Ave, Gresham, OR 97030

    (503) 666-3725

    www.honkeheating.com

    Brought to you by Maleesa Madsen - Cherry Park Plaza - SENIOR LIVING INSIDER -


    CHERRY PARK PLAZA - Maleesa MadsenAccording to the AARP, socializing with others has been proven to relieve stress and decrease the chances of ill health. For outgoing seniors, moving into senior housing provides the exhilarating opportunity to meet new people and make new friends. Other seniors, however, can feel a dread or anxiety when it comes to building a new social network.

    Fortunately, senior housing provides many great opportunities to make friends! Here are 5 steps to help you on your journey:

    1.) Bake for your neighbors—Your neighbors often end up the people you see the most, so introduce yourself (and bring some cookies with you).

    2.) Relax in common areas—You won’t meet many people if you never leave your apartment, so hang out in the common areas and strike up conversations with those around you.

    3.) Signup for activities/clubs—Cherry Park Plaza offers a wide variety of activities, giving retirees a chance to meet and spend time with new people who share common interests and experiences.

    4.) Volunteer—When you volunteer, you have the opportunity to connect with those you’re serving while simultaneously building relationships with whoever you are volunteering with, making volunteering one of the best ways to find new friends.

    5.) Follow a passion—Participate in an activity near and dear to your heart, and do so regularly. You will have repeated contact with the same people, and familiarity breeds friendship.

    If you’re ready to make new friends, Cherry Park Plaza is the place to be! Call us today at (503) 573-4944 to get started!

    Cherry Park Plaza

    (503) 491-1661

    1323 SW Cherry Park Rd, Troutdale, OR 97060

    www.cherryparkplaza.com

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    OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - What would incoming pastor Tim Moberg say to someone who doesn't believe they need church in their life? 'God loves you no matter what.'
    Nov 23, 2016

    Pastor seeks bigger role for church

    by Zane Sparling
    Tim Moberg assumed pulpit at Bridal Veil Community Church in Springdale.
    FILE PHOTO - U.S. citizens are not eligible for lotteries conducted outside our borders.
    Nov 23, 2016

    Telephone scammers foiled by Postal Service, MCSO

    by Pamplin Media Group
    If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
    COURTESY GRAPHIC - Some of those kids will join 'Beat the Streets' after a few months of hard work.
    Nov 23, 2016

    NEWS BRIEFS: Fitness for a cause

    by Pamplin Media Group
    Some of those kids will join 'Beat the Streets' after a few months of hard work.
    COURTESY PHOTO: PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY - Winston Grady-Willis, PhD
    Nov 23, 2016

    Why are so many white people in Portland upset by a 'racist'…

    by Shasta Kearns Moore
    'There may be ways in which white progressives here can organize and confront certain systems of domination because ironically there's a relative freedom with which they can do it.'
    TRIBUNE PHOTO: PETER WONG - Political analyst Jim Moore says Oregonians held onto the status quo in the Nov. 8 election, even as the rest of the nation was turning things upside down.
    Nov 23, 2016

    Analyst: Election brings national change, status quo in Oregon

    by Peter Wong
    Racism comparable to 1930s, while gun sales akin to 2008.
    CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Santa will be in the house to visit with youngsters at several community Christmas tree lighting events. See the listing for times and locations.
    Nov 23, 2016

    Here come the Ho-Ho-Ho Holidays

    by Anne Endicott
    Santa will be in the house to visit with youngsters at several community Christmas tree lighting events.
    OUTLOOK FILE PHOTO - McMenamins Inc., whose brewery tanks at Edgefield are pictured, is appealing the $62,553 fine the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued, claiming the resort discharged wastewater from its brewery/winery into Troutdale creeks without a permit.
    Nov 22, 2016

    DEQ fines McMenamins for wastewater discharge

    by Zane Sparling
    DEQ inspectors say three storm drains at the company's Edgefield brewery, at the resort at 2126 S.W. Halsey St., had deposits of fruit residue, grains and yeast - plus a strong smell of rotten…
    PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - A formerly homeless woman visits Human Solutions, a shelter program in outer Southeast Portland. Portland Public Schools has more homeless students than any other district in the state. Hillsboro ranks 17th, although it's the state's fourth largest district.
    Nov 22, 2016

    New data show homelessness on the rise in schools

    by Shasta Kearns Moore
    Nearly 8,000 public school children — a 9.3 percent increase from two years ago — in the tri-county area meet the federal definition of homeless.
    FILE PHOTO - As employment improves, poverty rates may also start to improve.
    Nov 22, 2016

    Forecast: Oregon economy is slowing down

    by Claire Withycombe/Capital Bureau
    As employment improves, poverty rates may also start to improve.
    CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Meet the 2017 Clackamas County Fair and Canby Rodeo Court: Princess Danelle Graziano, Queen Amber Cook and Princess Savannah Storlie.
    Nov 22, 2016

    Boring's Savannah Storlie named rodeo princess

    by Teresa Carson
    The horsewoman attends Mt. Hood Community College as a sophomore.
    FILE PHOTO - Councilor Rich Allen (inset) and a map showing the proposed development by Eastwinds.
    Nov 18, 2016

    TROUTDALE: Eastwinds Development sues Councilor Allen, monthly…

    by Zane Sparling
    EXCLUSIVE: The suit seeks $250,000 for libel and defamatory statements
    YUNG PINE PHOTOGRAPHY - Cyclists will have to navigate a series of obstacles, including the corn maze, during the Corn Cross National Championships.
    Nov 18, 2016

    Corn Cross bicycle race on tap this weekend in Boring

    by Christopher Keizur
    Cyclo-cross championships set at Liepold Farms on 14050 S.E. Richey Road.
    FILE PHOTO - 'Our goal is to increase connection, trust and safety between our department and the community.' - Chief Robin Sells
    Nov 18, 2016

    Gresham police share outreach efforts

    by Christopher Keizur
    Police Chief Robin Sells wants department to be more diverse.
    FILE PHOTO - Councilor Corey Brooks (left) and candidate Randy Lauer.
    Nov 18, 2016

    CORRECTION: Troutdale City Council race too close to call

    by Zane Sparling
    Dewey beats Truman? Councilor, candidate within margin for automatic recount.
    CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - From left, Kestin Proudfoot, Jeff Hairston, Judy Alley, Kevin Larson and Lyle Keathley.
    Nov 18, 2016

    Gresham firefighters support SnowCap

    by Christopher Keizur
    The money raised represents 10,000 pounds of food for SnowCap.
    FILE PHOTO - The plaques in question.
    Nov 18, 2016

    VFW replacing missing bricks at memorial

    by Christopher Keizur
    Plaques honoring veterans have been stolen or lost at Gresham Heroes Memorial.
    OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Pastor Tim Moberg
    Nov 18, 2016

    NEWS BRIEFS: Springdale, meet your new pastor

    by Pamplin Media Group
    Even more NEWS BRIEFS: Please keep Gresham's stormdrains clean, or else
    OUTLOOK PHOTO - Brian Doyle poses with a photo of Robert Louis Stevenson, who wrote 'Treasure Island' and 'The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.' 'Does everybody have dark and light inside themselves? Yes. Is everybody actually two people? Yes, and Stevenson was the first to catch it in fiction,' Doyle says.
    Nov 18, 2016

    Brian Doyle: Voice of the mountain

    by Zane Sparling
    Oregon author explores people of Zig Zag, Mount Hood in novels.
    KOIN - Gresham police log.
    Nov 18, 2016

    Gresham police log

    by Pamplin Media Group
    The following information is from the public records of the Gresham Police Department.
    FILE PHOTO - A Fairview police officer.
    Nov 18, 2016

    Fairview police log

    by Pamplin Media Group
    The following information was compiled from the public records of the Fairview Police Department.
    RENDERING COURTESY: SNOHETTA - A launching area for small paddle-powered boats is planned next to the riverwalk that will give public access to Willamette Falls in Oregon City.
    Nov 18, 2016

    Designs unveiled for Oregon City river trail

    by Raymond Rendleman
    NEWS: Willamette Falls Riverwalk concepts to be finalized next year.
    OUTLOOK PHOTO - Campaign signs for Rich Allen, Zach Hudson, Corey Brooks and Glenn White are on display at an Election Night party at The Troutdale House on Tuesday, Nov. 8.
    Nov 17, 2016

    Voters choose candidates a la carte

    by Zane Sparling
    CORRECTED: Troutdale citizens reject candidate blocs, vote for individuals instead.
    OUTLOOK PHOTO - Sheriff Michael Reese delivers the opening remarks during the 2016 fall awards ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 9. 'I'm proud to wear this uniform, especially today, after an election process,' he said. 'We're here to make sure that our democratic principles survive, and that they thrive in this great nation.'
    Nov 15, 2016

    Sheriff's ceremony spotlights heroism

    by Zane Sparling
    Multnomah County Sheriff's Office 2016 awards ceremony honors citizens and officers.
    PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - Oregon officials are trying to sort out what 'Trumpcare' could look like as changes hit the Affordable Care Act in the next year.
    Nov 16, 2016

    What might 'TrumpCare' look like?

    by Nick Budnick
    As next president targets Obamacare, a look at the implications for Oregon.