Dexter McCarty students embrace the spirit of giving

Dexter McCarty students embrace the spirit of giving

This fall, 15 Dexter McCarty Middle School students took part in a special class called Project...

Police sergeant from iconic protest photo visits school

Police sergeant from iconic protest photo visits school

Bret Barnum encourages the Hollydale 'Heroes' to make good in the world, seize opportunities ...

Can we increase 'food security'?

Can we increase 'food security'?

Area leaders offer tips to fight hunger Kenneth and Shirley Newman marked 44 years of marriage...

Reynolds Metals students bring holiday cheer

Reynolds Metals students bring holiday cheer

For the sixth year, Bernie Kleiman's class shares their metals work with the community The...

Rockwood seeks solutions to 'food desert'

Rockwood seeks solutions to 'food desert'

Gresham tries to solve lack of nutritious options Tory Wolf spends a lot of time organizing her...

Weather conditions on Mount Hood halt skiing

Weather conditions on Mount Hood halt skiing

Resorts remain optimistic for more snow fall Warm weather on Mount Hood has kept skiers and...


Gresham's Latest News

December 22, 2014

We have snow! Some mountain resorts open for skiing

by Kylie Wray
Meadows and Timberline run their lifts, Skibowl waits on more snow Ski Resorts on Mount Hood, and, of course, skiers, are rejoicing in the fact that the ski season is finally kicking off, just…
December 22, 2014

Reynolds Middle School gains state grant

by (none)
Award will help school make safety modifications to its gym Reynolds School District is the recipient of $378,020 in grant funds to allow structural improvements on the Reynolds Middle School…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Gresham firefighters from Local 1062 presented SnowCap Community Charities Executive Director Judy Alley with a $1,062 donation toward the Fill-a-Bag food drive at Riverview Community Bank on Thursday, Dec. 18. Firefighters reached into their own pockets to raise the funds, which will be used to help fill the shelves at SnowCaps warehouse. Making the presentation were, left to right, Ryan Miller, SnowCap Executive Director Judy Alley, Anthony Foster, Mark Robison, Josh Butler, Firefighters Local 1062 President Kevin Larson, Ian Wynne and Joe Covey.
December 23, 2014

Firefighters pass the boot to raise funds for SnowCap

by Anne Endicott
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: ERIKA YOSHIDA WATSON - This rendering shows the future plan for the Troutdale Marketplace at the former Thriftway. Construction should begin soon in 2015.
December 22, 2014

Troutdale Marketplace project moving forward

by Katy Sword
The Troutdale Marketplace has seen a lot of discussion concerning its use. But with the site’s recent purchase by developer Junki Yoshida, the former Lamb’s Thriftway will see a lot of changes…
Photo Credit: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Wayne Roberts
December 21, 2014

Portland man stabs Gresham man at MAX station

by Jim Redden
A Gresham man is in critical condition after being stabbed multiple times by a Portland man at a MAX station in Gresham. The victim is identified as Christopher Schneider, 27. The suspect, Wayne…
December 19, 2014

Winter shelter seeks donations of food, bedding and clothing

by Pamplin Media Group
Human Solutions is seeking donations of food, bedding and warm clothing for homeless families seeking refuge at its emergency Family Winter Shelter, which is serving about 30 homeless families…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: KATY SWORD - Jan Aho, left, talks about her orphanage in El Salvador she started after her mother died nearly 20 years ago.
December 19, 2014

Corbett woman works with orphanage in El Salvador

by Katy Sword
When Jan Aho’s mother died nearly 20 years ago, she felt compelled to turn the tragedy into a positive experience. “Whenever anyone had a child sick or had gotten into trouble or gotten into…
December 19, 2014

Fairview police log

by Katy Sword
The following information is from the public records of the Fairview Police Department: Accidents n A crash was reported in a parking lot somewhere in east Multnomah County at 12:38 p.m. Nov.…
Google Fiber has delayed an announcement about whether or not the ultra-high-speed Internet will be coming to Portland and several neighboring cities. A decision is expected in early 2015.
December 18, 2014

Google Fiber delays decision on Portland-area expansion

by Geoff Pursinger
Don't pop the champagne just yet, Google-lovers. The Internet giant announced Thursday that it was delaying a decision on whether or not to bring its ultra-high-speed Internet and cable services…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - A National Weather Service map shows the potential for heavy rain and flooding in Northern Oregon and Southwest Washington.
December 23, 2014

We're dreaming of a . . . soggy Christmas?

by Pamplin Media Group
A deep trough of moist, cold air blasting down from the Gulf of Alaska is going to soak the region during the next few days, pushing a few local rivers and creeks over their banks. The National…

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Dec 18, 2014

Local Boy Scouts want your Christmas tree

by Anne Endicott
It may seem a little premature, but for those who can’t wait to lose the Christmas tree, take heart! A local group will be more than happy to recycle it for you. Boy Scouts Troop 707 will be…
Dec 19, 2014

Police arrest third suspect in North Portland shooting

by Pamplin Media Group
Marquise D'Angelo Murphy, 16, arrested in Keizer following car chase The Portland Police Bureau Gang Enforcement Team has arrested the third suspect in the Dec. 12 shooting at Rosemary Anderson…
Dec 16, 2014

Gresham Police Log

by Shasta Kearns Moore
The following information is from the public records of the Gresham Police Department: ARRESTS • Dec. 6, 11:06 p.m.: Sheree Hoang, 47, of Portland was arrested for driving 50 mph in a 35-mph…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: ULRIKE FRANKS - Larry Franks (left) stands with Ulrike Franks and their son Lawrence Franks, who just returned to the U.S. after disappearign in 2009.
Dec 16, 2014

Family grateful for return of long-missing soldier

by Katy Sword
Though Lawrence Franks has resurfaced, he faces prison for desertion Ulrike Franks considers her son Lawrence Franks a thoughtful person. “He'd write you every week and called you on Sunday's…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: TROY WAYRYNEN - The city of Troutdale is trying to figure out if renovating the 1923 City Hall building would be worth the expense.
Dec 16, 2014

Troutdale considering options for City Hall

by Katy Sword
Old hall may need too many renovations for council needs The process for determining the future of Troutdale's City Hall is a multi-year venture, but Mayor Doug Daoust said an additional step…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: TROY WAYRYNEN -  motorist drives along a curvy and narrow stretch of the Columbia River Highway east of Troutdale on Dec. 15. To support tourism, the Friends of Historic Columbia River Highway are asking support from the city of Troutdale to improve the road and make it more bicycle friendly.
Dec 16, 2014

Troutdale supporting bike tourism

by Katy Sword
Bike path along Historic Columbia River Highway will be improved A bikeway through Troutdale on the way to Wyeth already exists, but the Friends of Historic Columbia River Highway wants to…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: ULRIKE FRANKS - Larry Franks (left) stands with Ulrike Franks and their son Lawrence Franks, who just returned to the U.S. after disappearign in 2009.
Dec 14, 2014

Damascus soldier reappears after five years

by Pamplin Media Group
Lawrence Franks went missing in 2009, he's now in New York and has been sentenced to four years for fleeing the Army When Lawrence Franks disappeared March 30, 2009, his family — as well as the…
Marquel Dugas
Dec 15, 2014

Shooting suspect has Gresham address

by Katy Sword
Marquel Dugas, 18, arrested on probation violated, suspect in Dec. 12 shooting The Friday, Dec. 12, shooting at Rosemary Anderson High School in North Portland has resulted in two arrests as of…
Dec 15, 2014

'Fair Fever' is 2015 theme

by Isabel Gautschi
The theme of the 2015 Clackamas County Fair will be “Fair Fever!” The theme was selected after a month of accepting entries and three-weeks of voting on the top-five themes. “Fair Fever!,”…
Photo Credit: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Marquel Dugas
Dec 14, 2014

Second school shooting suspect arrested

by Jim Redden
Police have arrested a second suspect in Friday's shooting of four young people near a North Portland high school. Marquel Dugas, 18, of Gresham, was arrested Saturday on a probation violation.…




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