Community leaders have corridor vision

Community leaders have corridor vision

Halsey concept would bring cohesion to three East County cities Though many in East County...

BlueBird Dining Hall lands in downtown Gresham

BlueBird Dining Hall lands in downtown Gresham

Farm-to-fork restaurant delivers "elevated" dining to downtown For a restaurant owner concerned...

Stacking for success

Stacking for success

Sam Barlow student Joey Cooksey stacks up against nation's premier cup competitors With a thick...

Nadaka Nature Park opens

Nadaka Nature Park opens

It seemed like no accident on April 4 that the sun peeked out from behind the clouds just as Lee...

Port looks to shape Troutdale Airport's future

Port looks to shape Troutdale Airport's future

For the first time in more than 10 years, the Port of Portland is working away on an updated plan...

The Stark reality

The Stark reality

Developer hopes to revitalize long-stalled mixed-use building in heart of Rockwood As George...


Gresham's Latest News

April 20, 2015

Clackamas Communit College to get start on bond projects

by Raymond Rendleman
With voters in the Clackamas Community College district approving a $90 million bond measure in November to update and modernize college recources, planning now is underway to construct and…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Michael Sheehan leads participants through his Dances of Universal Peace routine Friday at a peace conference at Mt. Hood Community College.
April 20, 2015

Photo Gallery: MHCC hosts non-violence conference

by Josh Kulla
Presenters include Dances of Universal Peace Mount Hood Community College hosted a peace conference in the student union last Friday dubbed "Nonviolence is a Choice." Featuring a string of…
April 17, 2015

Hash oil fire seriously injures man

by Estacada News
Investigators believe the trailer fire on Southeast Wildcat Mountain Drive that resulted in a man being badly burned was caused by the manufacturing of hash oil. Clackamas County Fire District 1…
April 17, 2015

Troutdale approves controversial fire contract

by Katy Sword
Although used to describe the situation for Troutdale residents who are doubly covered by Fire District 14, a vicious circle was an accurate description of the Gresham fire contract discussion…
April 17, 2015

School Briefs

by Teresa Carson
Plant sale benefits Barlow scholarships The Powell Valley Garden Club will hold a plant sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 2. There will be healthy trees, shrubs and plants for sale and a…
April 17, 2015

Familiar names appear on ballot for school board elections

by Teresa Carson
The school boards in East County’s big school districts will remain fairly stable, with only one new candidate running in the May 19 election for an open spot on the Gresham-Barlow School Board.…
April 17, 2015

Gresham-Barlow mulls ending sponsorship of Lewis and Clark…

by Teresa Carson
Lewis and Clark Montessori Public Charter School in Damascus is operating with a financial deficit, and the Gresham-Barlow School District is considering ending its charter sponsorship of the…
CENTER FOR FAMILY SUCCESS  - A new van will help transport families to activities in and around Gresham.
April 17, 2015

New van to help with Center for Family Success mission

by Jodi Weinberger
It may not sound like a big deal, but a van purchased with donations for the Center for Family Success in Rockwood is going to kick the center’s ability to help the families they serve into high…
April 17, 2015

Troutdale police log

by Pamplin Media Group
The following information comes from the public records of the Troutdale Police Department: Theft n At 2:30 p.m. March 30, a theft was reported in the 3200 block of Southeast Pelton Avenue. The…
April 17, 2015

Corbett police log

by (none)
At 1 p.m. March 1, a vehicle break in occurred at Yeon State Park. At 1:14 p.m. March 1, an instance of menacing was reported at milepost 34 on eastbound Interstate 84. At 7:28 p.m. March 2, a…

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OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Bella Cupcakes on Main Street in downtown Gresham used the Garage-to-Storefront program to open what is now a thriving business.
Apr 16, 2015

Mayor gets aggressive on business recruitment

by Jodi Weinberger
The city is hoping to replicate the simplicity and ease of its Garage-to-Storefront program — the innovative policy that waived fees that the city usually charges to business to inspire growth —…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - My Sister's House, a safe haven for women and children victims of domestic violence, blended right in with the neighborhood.
Apr 16, 2015

My Sister's House shuts its doors

by Jodi Weinberger
My Sister’s House, a shelter for women and children who have been victims of domestic violence, closed its doors on Tuesday, March 31, after 10 years of serving the community. The house, which…
HOLST ARCHITECTURE - Dustin Furesth, with Holst Architecture, presented an areial rendering of the Boys and Girls Club and Open Meadow School buildings.
Apr 16, 2015

School, organization celebrate collaboration in Gresham

by Jodi Weinberger
The Boys and Girls Club and Open Meadow School, two entities serving at-risk youth in East Multnomah County, celebrated a new partnership formed through recently approved purchase agreements for…
Apr 17, 2015

Reynolds High School music teacher's license suspended for texts…

by Teresa Carson
Reynolds High School music teacher Justin Prunk’s teaching license is suspended for one year because of inappropriate text messages with four female students. Prunk, 33, sent more than 1,000…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: KATY SWORD - The only indication that Ted Kotsakis was a councilor in Fairview during the April 15 meeting was his empty chair next to Councilor Brian Cooper.
Apr 16, 2015

Kotsakis resigns as councilor

by Katy Sword
Fairview councilor Ted Kotsakis cites frustration with Fairview Business Association as cause By 9 a.m. April 16, less than 24 since it became official, there were no remnants on the city's…
Apr 15, 2015

Ace Hardware store to celebrate grand opening this weekend

by The Outlook
Division Ace Hardware at 16345 S.E. Division St., which quietly opened in November 2014, is celebrating with a grand opening event Thursday, April 17, through Sunday, April 19, with the band and…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Amy Burke, left, and Julie Koeberle, hydrologists with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, set their instruments to zero while preparing to measure snowpack.
Apr 15, 2015

Measuring disappointment

by Kylie Wray
Record-low snowpack likely to affect summer water supply After measuring the amount of snow piled on Mount Hood and the water it holds, hydrologists with the Natural Resources Conservation…
Apr 14, 2015

Gresham HS presents "You Can't Take It With You"

by Teresa Carson
The Gresham High School Theater Arts Department is staging the Kaufman and Hart classic comedy “You Can’t Take It With You.” Written in 1936, the show’s universal themes of family, love and…
Rep. Mark Johnson
Apr 14, 2015

Rep. Johnson introduces bill to boost school funding statewide

by Teresa Carson
House bill would place all added May revenue in school fund Oregon Rep. Mark Johnson, R-Hood River, has filed a bill in the Oregon Legislature aimed at boosting school funding after the…
Apr 14, 2015

Legislative committee invites public to MHCC meeting

by The Outlook
Ways and Means Committee to meet at Visual Arts Center The Legislature’s Joint Ways and Means Committee will hold a hearing in the 25th Senate District on Thursday, April 16, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.…




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