Pickathon brings sound of music to hills of Happy Valley

Pickathon brings sound of music to hills of Happy Valley

17th-annual indie-roots festival draws thousands to Pendarvis Farm

Safeway closing store in Wilkes East neighborhood

Safeway closing store in Wilkes East neighborhood

City says closure a 'huge hit' to nearby Rockwood Safeway at Northeast 181st Avenue and Halsey...

Gresham finds a sweet opportunity in a sour story

Gresham finds a sweet opportunity in a sour story

A viral story out of Texas has quite literally turned lemons into lemonade for two Gresham boys....

Celebrating the classics

Celebrating the classics

In 1973, John Wilson started a lifelong commitment. His father had purchased a 1963 Corvette...

A labor of lava

A labor of lava

Local natives transform old Goodwill building to The Tiki Putt mini-golf center. Before opening...

Loss unifies foundation volunteers

Loss unifies foundation volunteers

Each Soulful Giving Foundation board member has a personal tie to cancer. Whether it’s a...


Gresham's Latest News

OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Gresham Police Officer Dave Anderson talks with a young woman about her request for assistance on a recent morning at the Northeast 172nd Avenue MAX station.
August 04, 2015

A study in black and white

by Jodi Weinberger and Donovan Smith
The Gresham Police Department has a diversity problem. Conversations are ongoing within the ranks of the Gresham Police Department about how to get their roster to look more like the community…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JODI WEINBERGER - Gus Campos shows off his hand-sewn bags at a business networking event.
August 04, 2015

Business owners talk challenges, benefits of launching in…

by Jodi Weinberger
Gus Campos has been many things over the years — a shoemaker, an upholstery designer, and a tamale vendor — but what he’s really hoping to add to the list is business owner. Campos was one of…
August 04, 2015

'Night Out' enhances police, community relationship

by Katy Sword
Each year, the nation celebrates National Night Out, and each year, Fairview follows suit. “It's intended to bring the community and police together to encourage crime prevention,” said Fairview…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: CREATIVE ARTS COMMUNITY - Attendees at the two-week art camp at Menucha Conference Center are encouraged to try new art forms, or bulid on existing skills.
August 04, 2015

Adults sculpt skills at art camp

by Katy Sword
Once a year, more than 100 artists flock to the Menucha Conference Center in Corbett for art camp. Unlike the typical image associated with summer camp, this art camp is for adults, and has been…
August 04, 2015

Troutdale fishing workshop to focus on basic skills

by Katy Sword
Before the North West Steelheaders were able to host skill-building workshops, the members had to be trained by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. But with the partnership formed,…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - On-street parking restrictions in Fairview Village (shown above at Fairview City Hall) and other parts of Fairview currently are under discussion by the Fairview City Council.
August 04, 2015

Fairview parking ordinance still stalled

by Alexandra Wallachy
Parking issues in Fairview are still up in the air after the Wednesday, July 15, City Council meeting. In presenting the city-wide parking regulations to council, Police Chief Ken Johnson…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The Plymouth Fury was a well-represented model Sunday at the Troutdale Kiwanis Cruise In held in downtown Troutdale.
August 03, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Troutdale Kiwanis Cruise-In attracts classic car…

by Josh Kulla
The 12th annual Troutdale Kiwanis Cruise-In was held Sunday under mercifully cooler weather conditions than the east county area has been experiencing lately. That allowed spectators and car…
July 31, 2015

Police charge injured man in Damascus gunfight with murder

by Jodi Weinberger
Police say the men knew each other Police are charging a Damascus man with murder after a gun fight in a mobile home park left one dead and one injured. Jeremy James Bonsignore, 25, was arrested…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Deputy David Jackson, front, is newly assigned to the Multnomah County Sheriffs Office Troutdale substation, formerly the Troutdale Police Department on Kendall Court. As such, Jackson wears the standard olive green uniform issued to patrol deputies, while Deputy Jerad Bearson behind him wears the standard Troutdale Police uniform.
July 31, 2015

New department, same service

by Katy Sword
Before the July 1 merger between the Troutdale Police Department and the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office many citizens speculated on whether they would see more or less police presence, if the…
July 31, 2015

Weekend rain fails to slow drought

by Alexandra Wallachy
Drought — it’s not just for Californians anymore. Unusually high summer temperatures and low-flowing streams are among the signs now drawing attention to drought conditions in Oregon. After a…

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Jul 31, 2015

Councilor to run for McKeel's county commissioner seat

by Jodi Weinberger
Lori Stegmann seeks to increase East County focus with fall 2016 run Gresham City Council Lori Stegmann announced her run for the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners Position 4 seat on…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: SHALANDA SIMS - Vanport was first performed in 2013, but can be seen again July 30-August 1 at Jefferson High School.
Jul 31, 2015

'Vanport' returns to stage

by Katy Sword
Before writing “Vanport,” Shalanda Sims just wanted to know more about her family’s history. “My great grandmother came from Texas to Vanport to work in the shipyard,” said Sims, who now lives…
Jul 31, 2015

County unveils new ballot technology

by Pamplin Media Group
Multnomah County Elections unveiled a new ballot system Tuesday, July 28, with the hope to increase the speed and transparency of elections. “This technology will significantly reduce the amount…
Jul 31, 2015

County receives grant to prevent teen pregnancy

by Pamplin Media Group
Multnomah County is one of 81 recipients of a federal Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program grant. The grant, about $1.25 million a year for the next five years, will help the county address teen…
Jul 31, 2015

Gresham Police log

by Pamplin Media Group
The following information comes from the public records of the Gresham Police Department: ARRESTS Brian T. Bartow, 65, 2700 W Powell Blvd., Apt. B111, was arrested at 3:55 a.m. Friday, July 24,…
Tyler Matthew Hodge
Jul 28, 2015

Luck runs out for alleged purse thief at Lucky Deli

by Jodi Weinberger
Hodge arrested July 29 after roberries at Fred Meyer, WinCo An alleged purse snatcher who preyed on women as they transferred their groceries from cart to car was arrested this week, ending two…
Jul 29, 2015

Deceased man identified in Damascus shooting

by Jodi Weinberger
Police say the men knew each other A gunfight at the River View Mobile Home Park in Damascus has resulted in one death and another injury on Tuesday, July 28. Andrae Fenner, 29, of Damascus was…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Rosewood Initiative Director of Community Safety Mariel Mota listens as Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney Mary Ryan speak at a recent meeting at the Rockwood Public Safety Facility.
Jul 28, 2015

RENEW bridges Portland/Gresham border

by Jodi Weinberger
An unlikely duo - Multnomah County’s deputy district attorney and the director of community safety at a nonprofit organization - have joined forces to forge better connections along the border…
Trent Green
Jul 28, 2015

Big medicine ventures into urgent care industry

by Quinton Smith
Expansion replaces enclave of smaller medical groups Twenty-two green upholstered chairs line the walls of the Legacy Health-GoHealth urgent care clinic at the intersection of Burnside and…
Jul 28, 2015

Wood Village considers selling city hall

by Katy Sword
With only one square mile of land, valuable Wood Village property is in short supply. The City Hall, located at the corner of Northeast 238th Drive and Northeast Halsey Street, is prime…




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