Family grateful for return of long-missing soldier

Family grateful for return of long-missing soldier

Though Lawrence Franks has resurfaced, he faces prison for desertion Ulrike Franks considers her...

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...

Santa comes calling

Santa comes calling

A Damascus family starts a new Christmas tradition that helps children with special needs visit...

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...

Waxenfelter family 'grateful justice will be served'

Waxenfelter family 'grateful justice will be served'

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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…
December 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…
December 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: 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.
December 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.
December 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.
December 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
December 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…
December 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
December 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.…
Photo Credit: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Injured hiker Randy Craig was rescued and transported to safety.
December 14, 2014

Injured hiker rescued in Columbia River Gorge

by Jim Redden
A Portland man who was injured hiking in the Columbia River Gorge has been rescued. According to the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, Randy Craig, 59, sustained an injury to his right leg…

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Photo Credit: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Lonzo Murphy
Dec 13, 2014

School shooting suspect identified

by Jim Redden
Lonzo Murphy, 22, arrested for parole violation, more charges pending Police have identified a suspect in Friday's shooting outside a North Portland high school as Lonzo Murphy, 22. Gang…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO JAIME VALDEZ - Dalessa Miller consoles her daughter, Queeni, 17, while being interviewed by the media. Queeni saw her cousin, David, bleeding from the stomach after being shot during the lunch hour at Rosemary Anderson High School.
Dec 13, 2014

Four shot outside North Portland high school

by Jim Redden
UPDATE: Victims shot outside Rosemary Anderson High School are identified Three teens and a 20-year-old were shot outside Rosemary Anderson High School in North Portland around noon Friday,…
Dec 12, 2014

Gresham cops joining national trend toward body cameras

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Critic says new tech will only deepen trust issues As protests and debates continue in Portland and across the nation on the racial divide between police officers and the communities they serve,…
Dec 12, 2014

Arrest made in morning hit-and-run

by Katy Sword
Vanessa Medina, 18, charged with felony after accident in Gresham A 39-year-old Gresham woman and her 2-year-old child were struck in a hit-and-run by a truck while driving near Northwest…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: TROY WAYRYNEN - The former Troutdale City Hall sits vacant Wednesday, Dec. 10. The city vacated the building two years ago. The top floor was once used as a dance hall.
Dec 12, 2014

Troutdale council declines historic landmark status for City Hall

by Katy Sword
The now-empty 1923 building faces an uncertain future With an unclear future ahead for the Troutdale City Hall building, the council decided to deny a request to move forward with designating…
Dec 12, 2014

Gorsek family awaits rental home after serious fire

by Katy Sword
State rep says he's thankful for emergency services; damage estimates top $130,000 No matter how much someone plans for an emergency, people still never expect it will happen to them. Such was…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: KOIN 6  - Francisco Aguirre
Dec 12, 2014

Fairview labor activist returns home

by Katy Sword
Francisco Aguirre leaves sanctuary after 81 days, awaiting January trial When Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents came to Francisco Aguirre's door Sept. 19, he was glad to know his…
Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - A PGE crew truck working on power outages caused by Thursday's storm.
Dec 12, 2014

Storm leaves thousands without power

by Jim Redden
Over 20,000 customers in the Portland metropolitan were still without power Friday morning after PGE repair crews worked through the nights to fix downed power lines. PGE said crews responded to…
Dec 12, 2014

Fairview starts online crime log

by Katy Sword
Users can search crime type, crimes by neighborhood Fairview residents now have an immediate resource for reported crimes. The Fairview Police Department has partnered with CrimeReports.com to…
Dec 12, 2014

Body cameras may become commonplace

by Katy Sword
Troutdale, Fairview among Oregon cities discussing police body cameras With $75 million devoted to body cameras for police officers nationwide by President Barack Obama, most local law…




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