A labor of lava

A labor of lava

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

King of the roads

King of the roads

-  Historical society celebrates Columbia River highway's 100th anniversary with 'King of Roads...

Elks lodge still happening after all these years

Elks lodge still happening after all these years

Gresham Elks to mark 65th anniversary with open house Back in the day, folks didn’t wait for...

A cool career move

A cool career move

Entrepreneur program helps students launch novel ice cream business Whether or not you agree...

Support of Sweet Cakes owners increases after BOLI ruling

Support of Sweet Cakes owners increases after BOLI ruling

Nearly $350,000 donated to Kleins in wake of discrimination judgment Sweet Cakes by Melissa...

IN PHOTOS: Escaping the heat wave

IN PHOTOS: Escaping the heat wave

Multnomah County is currently baking under the influence of one of the longest and most intense...

Clothing store Nextt big thing at Burnside Commons plaza

Clothing store Nextt big thing at Burnside Commons plaza

What’s Nextt? What: Nextt — Style for Young Adults, specializing in new and used...

Gresham High off and running with track renovation

Gresham High off and running with track renovation

School district takes out loan to pay for for work Class may be out at Gresham High School, but...

Summer reading program soars

Summer reading program soars

Multnomah County Library’s popular summer reading program offers nifty prizes and super-fun...

Merchant finds  formula for  riding in style

Merchant finds formula for riding in style

Vivian Garner designs feminine road apparel Local businesswoman Vivian Garner likes to ride her...

Up, up and away

Up, up and away

It’s been about six months since Hillsboro Aero Academy became a separate entity from...


Gresham's Latest News

FILE PHOTO - Jim Bernard
July 29, 2015

Clackamas County Commissioner Jim Bernard throws hat into chair…

by Raymond Rendleman
Having served as a county commissioner for the past six and a half years, Jim Bernard believes he is “the best person to take on the challenges of leading this diverse and growing county” as…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - This 10.6-acre property at the base of Jenne Butte was annexed this week into the city of Gresham. The owner of the land told the Gresham City Council he plans to build soccer fields on the site.
July 24, 2015

Eastside Timbers get Gresham assist

by Jodi Weinberger
Gresham just experienced a small growth spurt. The city council on July 21 approved the annexation of a 10.6 acre lot bordered by Southeast 174th Avenue, West Powell Boulevard and the…
July 22, 2015

Safeway in Rockwood closing permanently

by Jodi Weinberger
City says closure a "huge hit"to the neigborhood Safeway at Northeast 181st Avenue and Halsey Street will close permanently on Aug. 28, making it the fourth grocery store to leave Rockwood in 20…
July 24, 2015

City acts against vacant commercial space

by Jodi Weinberger
The Gresham City Council has resurrected its popular Garage to Storefront program, emboldened by the success of the small business incentive platform that wiped out the fees for entrepreneurs…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Brooke Graham, a rising sophomore at Gresham High School, is planning to rally her fellow classmates to help homeless women.
July 24, 2015

Camions of Care comes to Gresham

by Jodi Weinberger
Some teens take the new freedoms that come with high school and start to slack off. Brooke Graham, a rising sophomore at Gresham High School, embraced her new independence by using it to create…
July 24, 2015

Funding approved for Visionary Park, statue

by Katy Sword
The city of Troutdale will spend $60,000 to create a space in Visionary Park for a donated statue of Sam Hill and Sam Lancaster, the two men credited with making the Historic Columbia River…
July 24, 2015

Third development incentive proposal stalls council decision

by Katy Sword
There were already two proposals for development incentives before the Fairview City Council, prepared by former City Administrator Samantha Nelson, but the Economic Development Advisory…
July 24, 2015

Fairview police log

by Pamplin Media Group
The following information comes from the public records of the Fairview Police Department: Arrests Michael Avery, 38, a transient, was arrested June 20 after police were dispatched to Northeast…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Boy Scout John Bacon (left) and Hilti North America representative Kevin Stahler place the companys epoxy glue on bricks that will hold brass nameplates at Greshams Heroes Memorial.
July 23, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Gresham's Heroes Memorial gets a helping hand

by Josh Kulla
Troop 664 Boy Scout John Bacon will refurbish and replace 450 brass nameplates for his Eagle Scout Project Gresham’s Heroes Memorial, located at the corner of West Powell Boulevard and Roberts…
MCSO - Marvin Krause
July 23, 2015

Man missing from Wood Village care facility

by Pamplin Media Group
UPDATE: Marvin Krause, who went missing July 21 from his Wood Village care facility, was found this morning, Friday, July 24, in Longview, Wash. Police said a Goodwill employee in Longview…

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OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Benjamin Graham, 7, of Gresham, checks out a Gresham Police car at a recent Summer Kids In the Park (SKIP) session at Main City Park. His sister, Maddy, waits her turn in the background.
Jul 21, 2015

Hop over to SKIP event

by Jodi Weinberger
What rodent has two large front teeth, a flat, wide tail used for swimming and is the official state animal of Oregon? If you guessed “beaver” then you’d be in good company with the children who…
Jul 21, 2015

Friends of the Children gets technology grant

by Jodi Weinberger
Friends of the Children and the Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission have joined forces to bring technology upgrades to low-income children in East Multnomah County. The MHCRC awarded Friends of…
Jul 21, 2015

State funding pushes Boys and Girls Club forward

by Jodi Weinberger
The Boys and Girls Club of Portland Metro received a big boost from the state last week with the passing of a $1 million bond dedicated to building of the club’s new facility in Rockwood. With…
A member of The Beat Goes On marching band waves to the Summerfest crowd.
Jul 21, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Troutdale's Summerfest draws thousands

by Josh Kulla
The City of Troutdale held its annual Summerfest celebration and parade Saturday, July 18, and thousands of spectators lined the historic Columbia River Highway for the event and the party…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: SOULFUL GIVING FOUNDATION - Linda Yoshida, left, and Michelle Guthrie attend last years Soulful Giving Foundation blanket concert as board members who work to raise money for cancer research.
Jul 21, 2015

Loss unfies foundation volunteers

by Katy Sword
Each Soulful Giving Foundation board member has a personal tie to cancer. Whether it’s a friend, family member or loved one, the eight volunteers have felt that devastating loss. It’s not a…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - The 15-year-old hiker was reunited with her family at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, July 21.
Jul 21, 2015

Teen hiker found safe in the Gorge

by Pamplin Media Group
A 15-year-old hiker realized she had gone too far while exploring the upper falls near Wahkeena Falls in the Columbia River Gorge. After responding to a text from her family as the sun set…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Jennifer Hoffman receives the 2015 Troutdale Lions Humanitarian of the Year award Saturday, July 18, at the Troutdale SummerFest celebration at Glenn Otto Park.
Jul 21, 2015

Mom of slain student forms group to honor son

by Katy Sword
It’s been a little more than a year since Jared Padgett fired an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle at Reynolds High School students, staff and faculty and a little more than a year since Jennifer…
Jul 21, 2015

City Council amends Troutdale business code

by Katy Sword
Troutdale City Council has approved an ordinance requiring medical marijuana dispensaries, both for-profit and nonprofit, to obtain business licenses. The public hearing garnered no discussion,…
Jul 21, 2015

Summit to prepare county for disaster

by Raymond Rendleman
Clackamas Fire and the Clackamas County Office of Emergency Management will host the first-ever Community Emergency Response Team summit this weekend. The summit is intended to improve…
Jul 20, 2015

Pedestrian safety mission scheduled for July 22

by Pamplin Media Group
The Gresham Police Department will be conducting a Pedestrian Safety Operation on July 22 at the intersection of West Powell Blvd and Junction Place. The primary focus of this detail is to raise…




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