Gresham turns artsy on July 19

Gresham turns artsy on July 19

Gresham Arts Festival features more than 120 artisans Artisans, musicians and fans of both...

Homeless and human: People living on the streets face social stigma

Homeless and human: People living on the streets face social stigma

Most Gresham-area homeless people are locals, but must travel into Portland for help Homelessness...

Gresham opens county's first free splash fountain for kids

Gresham opens county's first free splash fountain for kids

Water jets 'leap to life' in 2 fountains The City of Gresham is giving a July Fourth treat to...

East County  Courthouse  to offer free  child care

East County Courthouse to offer free child care

Opening planned for mid-July A courtroom is no place for children. That's why the Multnomah...

Dean Hall to finish Willamette River swim

Dean Hall to finish Willamette River swim

Family and friends celebrated Gresham swimmer on Portland waterfront Soaked by a muggy summer...

Answering the call

Answering the call

Local chaplain counsels students, parents after Reynolds High School shooting Chuck Boman has...

Program 'STRYVE's to  reduce teen violence

Program 'STRYVE's to reduce teen violence

Teens paint Plaza del Sol in time for Rock the Block '14 About 20 teens worked all day recently...

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July 11, 2014

Judge hears challenge to county gun control laws

by Beverly Corbell
Troutdale council supports plaintiffs Does Multnomah County have the right to enforce its gun control laws in cities within its borders? That question was addressed Wednesday, July 9, when…
by: OUTLOOK PHOTO: JIM CLARK - Austin Guerrero, a recent graduate of Barlow High School and video student at Center for Advanced Learning, is interning with Lewis Creative this summer. The 'King of Roads' ad campaign will feature the nearly 100-year-old Columbia River Highway history.
July 11, 2014

A future in filmmaking

by Lisa K. Anderson
Recent Barlow graduate makes his mark as an up-in-coming film director Freshly graduated from Barlow High School, 18-year-old Austin Guerrero has already made his foray into professional…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: THE CONFLUENCE PROJECT - A volunteer helps plant trees during a restoration work party on the Sandy River Delta.
July 11, 2014

Hike in for a hootenanny on the Delta

by Cari Hachmann
Artists and conservation groups explore history, restoration of Sandy River Delta Pack a picnic dinner and hike through the Sandy River Delta on Saturday, July 19, for a good ol' fashioned…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: CITY OF WOOD VILLAGE - Families welcome to Wood Village Night Out on Friday,  July 18 at Wood Village Baptist Church, 23601 N.E. Arata Rd.
July 11, 2014

Wood Village hosts night out July 18

by Cari Hachmann
Crime-awareness event features music, safety exhibits, blood drive Wood Village presents its 15th annual Nite Out on Friday, July 18, to highlight crime prevention and emergency preparedness.…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: LOWER COLUMBIA RIVER ESTUARY PARTNERSHIP - A culvert that will be removed to restore fish access between the Columbia River and 50 acres of floodplain wetlands at the Thousand Acres site.
July 11, 2014

Grants fund gardens, youth programs, habitat repair

by Cari Hachmann
East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District award annual grants A total of $862,000 in grants have been awarded to 27 conservation and environmental education projects in East Multnomah…
July 11, 2014

Helicopter spots Gorge hiker lost overnight

by Cari Hachmann
33-year-old Wasco woman and her dog found early Thursday morning A 33-year-old Wasco woman and her dog were found safe early Thursday morning in a remote mountainous region of the Columbia River…
July 11, 2014

University of Western States celebrates 110 years

by Lisa K. Anderson
The school, with health centers in East Portland and Gresham, is planning an August event The University of Western States (UWS), a school training health science professionals, is celebrating…
July 11, 2014

News briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Moose Cruise-In benefits child-care center The sixth annual Moose Cruise-In will kick off at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 26, at East Portland Moose Lodge, 16411 N.E. Halsey St. in Portland. The event…
July 11, 2014

School briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Vacation Bible School is coming River of Life Church's "Gangway to Galilee Vacation Bible School" runs from 9-11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, July 21-25. Children will venture to the Sea of…
July 10, 2014

Dust off your fans, the heat is coming

by Pamplin Media Group
Temperatures in metro area could hit 100 Weather expert Steve Pierce says the Portland area, and the Pacific Northwest, should prepare for brutal heat in the coming week. "The Pacific Northwest…

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Jul 10, 2014

Historic highway closed Friday at site of Troutdale rockslide

by Cari Hachmann
Road will be closed for repairs from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 11 The Historic Columbia River Highway will be closed west of the Stark Street Bridge in Troutdale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday,…
Jul 10, 2014

Man shot in Rockwood neighborhood

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Injury not life-threatening Gresham police report that a man was shot in the leg in the 800 block of Southeast 190th Avnue Wednesday, July 10. Several 911 calls reported the shooting around 8:47…
Jul 11, 2014

Fairview Lake under blue-green algae advisory

by Cari Hachmann
People and pets advised not to swim in the lake Fairview Lake is closed for swimming due to potential bacteria in the lake. The city of Fairview issued a public alert Thursday morning, July 10,…
Jul 09, 2014

Reynolds High shooting 911 tapes released

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Calls came from students, parents, school officials Troutdale Police released recordings of a series of 911 calls Wednesday, July 9 that were fielded during the Reynolds High School shooting…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - Jonathan F. Wagner
Jul 11, 2014

Gresham man trashes mother's house, kills her cat

by Cari Hachmann
Police suspect 27-year-old was upset his mother asked him to move out A 27-year-old Gresham man was arrested Monday, July 7, for destroying the inside of his mother's home and killing her cat,…
Jul 09, 2014

City saved the day by taking over Arts Festival

by Beverly Corbell
It didn’t take long for Mayor Shane Bemis to decide the city should take over the Gresham Arts Festival, formerly known as the Gresham Art Walk. When Art Walk chairwoman Judy Han sent out a mass…
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Jul 08, 2014

Corbett man, two others injured in Government Island stabbing

by Cari Hachmann
36-year-old arrested and charged for alleged stabbing A Wilsonville man faces three counts of first-degree felony assault in connection to the stabbings of three men at a party on Government…
Jul 08, 2014

Corbett Cop Log for June

by Cari Hachmann
The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office released the following data for crimes in Corbett and East Multnomah County: Abandoned Vehicle - 9:49 a.m. Monday, June 2; Northeast Rooster Rock Road and E.…
Jul 08, 2014

Photo radar necessary in school zones?

by Cari Hachmann
Fairview City Council wants more answers on police chief's pilot photo radar program The Fairview City Council has decided it needs more time to consider a contract that would allow Fairview…
Jul 08, 2014

News briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Library hosts monthly documentary screenings The Rockwood Co-Op is kicking off a monthly series of documentary film screenings. The first film, “Food Inc.,” will be shown at 1 p.m. Sunday, July…




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