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...

Hungry to learn

Hungry to learn

Advocates push for greater meal access at local schools There’s no such thing as a free...

Mixed-use plan for Troutdale Discovery Block back in play

Mixed-use plan for Troutdale Discovery Block back in play

New owners revive concept for townhomes, retail space on downtown block One of Troutdale's most...

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March 29, 2015

Outer Powell panel to discuss project updates, plans

by Pamplin Media Group
The Outer Powell Boulevard Transportation Safety Project’s Decision Committee meets Tuesday, March 31, to discuss updated information about the work. The meeting is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the…
GRESHAM POLICE DEPARTMENT - Police Chief Craig Junginger honors the Citizen Volunteers in Policing with a unit citation.
March 27, 2015

Gresham police honor 'eyes and ears' of volunteer group

by Jodi Weinberger
In 2009, Gresham Mayor Shane Bemis put out a call to action: The city needs volunteers. Voters had just declined to pass a five-year public safety levy that would have paid for more police…
AMELISA SALVADOR  - Sequoia and America Easley say hello to their baby chickens at the Easley family's Sandy-based farm.
March 27, 2015

East County farmers' markets yield crop of community benefits

by Jodi Weinberger
Sixteen miles southeast of Gresham, down Phelps Road in Sandy, is a farm called Slice of Heaven. Though at 17 acres, the farm can hardly be described as a slice. But heaven? Maybe. Owned by…
March 27, 2015

Clara Court neighbors express concern with pot grow house

by Katy Sword
The agenda for the Tuesday, March 10, Troutdale City Council meeting called for a public hearing to discuss proposed medical marijuana zoning restrictions. Before the discussion could really…
March 27, 2015

Fairview looks to decrease Village speed limit

by Katy Sword
The Fairview City Council will vote to decrease the speed limit in The Village from 25 mph to 20 mph, largely due to years of complaints by neighbors and councilors that drivers speed through…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: METROPOLITAN FAMILY SERVICE - Beatriz Rendon Bautista tells a gathering of Metropolitan Family Service supporters how the agency changed her life.
March 27, 2015

Metropolitan Family Service changes lives

by Teresa Carson
Beatriz Rendon Bautista, a freshman nursing major at Linfield College, says she never would have made it to college if it hadn’t been for Metropolitan Family Service and her mentor, Ben…
March 27, 2015

Fairview police log

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The following information is from the public records of the Fairview Police Department: Arrests Michael Masloff, 46, of Fairview, was taken into protective custody at 3:15 a.m. Jan. 27. Masloff…
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…

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Mar 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.
Mar 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…
Mar 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…
Mar 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…
Mar 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…
Mar 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
Mar 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…
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…




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