A labor of lava

A labor of lava

Local natives transform old Goodwill building to The Tiki Putt mini-golf center. Before opening...

King of the roads

King of the roads

-  Historical society celebrates Columbia River highway's 100th anniversary with 'King of Roads...

Elks lodge still happening after all these years

Elks lodge still happening after all these years

Gresham Elks to mark 65th anniversary with open house Back in the day, folks didn’t wait for...

A cool career move

A cool career move

Entrepreneur program helps students launch novel ice cream business Whether or not you agree...

Support of Sweet Cakes owners increases after BOLI ruling

Support of Sweet Cakes owners increases after BOLI ruling

Nearly $350,000 donated to Kleins in wake of discrimination judgment Sweet Cakes by Melissa...

IN PHOTOS: Escaping the heat wave

IN PHOTOS: Escaping the heat wave

Multnomah County is currently baking under the influence of one of the longest and most intense...

Clothing store Nextt big thing at Burnside Commons plaza

Clothing store Nextt big thing at Burnside Commons plaza

What’s Nextt? What: Nextt — Style for Young Adults, specializing in new and used...

Gresham High off and running with track renovation

Gresham High off and running with track renovation

School district takes out loan to pay for for work Class may be out at Gresham High School, but...

Summer reading program soars

Summer reading program soars

Multnomah County Library’s popular summer reading program offers nifty prizes and super-fun...

Merchant finds  formula for  riding in style

Merchant finds formula for riding in style

Vivian Garner designs feminine road apparel Local businesswoman Vivian Garner likes to ride her...

Up, up and away

Up, up and away

It’s been about six months since Hillsboro Aero Academy became a separate entity from...


Gresham's Latest News

Tyler Matthew Hodge
July 28, 2015

Gresham purse thief caught at Lucky Deli

by Jodi Weinberger
Police arrested a Boring man believed to be responsible for a series of purse snatches are Gresham grocery stores. Tyler Matthew Hodge, 39, was arrested July 27 after police said he committed…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Jayden Lyons (right) and Devlan Goins have acquired a city business license for their lemonade stand, DJ's Lemonade. They are using the stand to raise money for chess activities at their school.
July 28, 2015

Gresham finds a sweet opportunity in a sour story

by Jodi Weinberger
A viral story out of Texas has quite literally turned lemons into lemonade for two Gresham boys. Nine-year-olds Devlan Goins and Jayden Lyons were proud entrepreneurs as they opened their…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Rosewood Initiative Director of Community Safety Mariel Mota listens as Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney Mary Ryan speak at a recent meeting at the Rockwood Public Safety Facility.
July 28, 2015

RENEW bridges Portland/Gresham border

by Jodi Weinberger
An unlikely duo - Multnomah County’s deputy district attorney and the director of community safety at a nonprofit organization - have joined forces to forge better connections along the border…
Trent Green
July 28, 2015

Big medicine ventures into urgent care industry

by Quinton Smith
Expansion replaces enclave of smaller medical groups Twenty-two green upholstered chairs line the walls of the Legacy Health-GoHealth urgent care clinic at the intersection of Burnside and…
July 28, 2015

Wood Village considers selling city hall

by Katy Sword
With only one square mile of land, valuable Wood Village property is in short supply. The City Hall, located at the corner of Northeast 238th Drive and Northeast Halsey Street, is prime…
STAFF PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Troutdale City Councilor John Wilson will put his vehicle on display during the Troutdale Cruise-In on Sunday, Aug. 2.
July 28, 2015

Celebrating the classics

by Katy Sword
In 1973, John Wilson started a lifelong commitment. His father had purchased a 1963 Corvette Sting Ray, and the rebuilding process began. “He purchased it for $1,500,” said Wilson, now a…
July 28, 2015

Citizen's Academy offers peek at police operations

by Katy Sword
The annual Citizen’s Police Academy is a partnership between the city of Wood Village and the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office, but Lt. Steve Alexander said this doesn’t stop citizens from all…
FILE PHOTO - Jim Bernard
July 29, 2015

Clackamas County Commissioner Jim Bernard throws hat into chair…

by Raymond Rendleman
Having served as a county commissioner for the past six and a half years, Jim Bernard believes he is “the best person to take on the challenges of leading this diverse and growing county” as…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - This 10.6-acre property at the base of Jenne Butte was annexed this week into the city of Gresham. The owner of the land told the Gresham City Council he plans to build soccer fields on the site.
July 24, 2015

Eastside Timbers get Gresham assist

by Jodi Weinberger
Gresham just experienced a small growth spurt. The city council on July 21 approved the annexation of a 10.6 acre lot bordered by Southeast 174th Avenue, West Powell Boulevard and the…
July 22, 2015

Safeway in Rockwood closing permanently

by Jodi Weinberger
City says closure a "huge hit"to the neigborhood Safeway at Northeast 181st Avenue and Halsey Street will close permanently on Aug. 28, making it the fourth grocery store to leave Rockwood in 20…

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Jul 24, 2015

City acts against vacant commercial space

by Jodi Weinberger
The Gresham City Council has resurrected its popular Garage to Storefront program, emboldened by the success of the small business incentive platform that wiped out the fees for entrepreneurs…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Brooke Graham, a rising sophomore at Gresham High School, is planning to rally her fellow classmates to help homeless women.
Jul 24, 2015

Camions of Care comes to Gresham

by Jodi Weinberger
Some teens take the new freedoms that come with high school and start to slack off. Brooke Graham, a rising sophomore at Gresham High School, embraced her new independence by using it to create…
Jul 24, 2015

Funding approved for Visionary Park, statue

by Katy Sword
The city of Troutdale will spend $60,000 to create a space in Visionary Park for a donated statue of Sam Hill and Sam Lancaster, the two men credited with making the Historic Columbia River…
Jul 24, 2015

Third development incentive proposal stalls council decision

by Katy Sword
There were already two proposals for development incentives before the Fairview City Council, prepared by former City Administrator Samantha Nelson, but the Economic Development Advisory…
Jul 24, 2015

Fairview police log

by Pamplin Media Group
The following information comes from the public records of the Fairview Police Department: Arrests Michael Avery, 38, a transient, was arrested June 20 after police were dispatched to Northeast…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Boy Scout John Bacon (left) and Hilti North America representative Kevin Stahler place the companys epoxy glue on bricks that will hold brass nameplates at Greshams Heroes Memorial.
Jul 23, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Gresham's Heroes Memorial gets a helping hand

by Josh Kulla
Troop 664 Boy Scout John Bacon will refurbish and replace 450 brass nameplates for his Eagle Scout Project Gresham’s Heroes Memorial, located at the corner of West Powell Boulevard and Roberts…
MCSO - Marvin Krause
Jul 23, 2015

Man missing from Wood Village care facility

by Pamplin Media Group
UPDATE: Marvin Krause, who went missing July 21 from his Wood Village care facility, was found this morning, Friday, July 24, in Longview, Wash. Police said a Goodwill employee in Longview…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Benjamin Graham, 7, of Gresham, checks out a Gresham Police car at a recent Summer Kids In the Park (SKIP) session at Main City Park. His sister, Maddy, waits her turn in the background.
Jul 21, 2015

Hop over to SKIP event

by Jodi Weinberger
What rodent has two large front teeth, a flat, wide tail used for swimming and is the official state animal of Oregon? If you guessed “beaver” then you’d be in good company with the children who…
Jul 21, 2015

Friends of the Children gets technology grant

by Jodi Weinberger
Friends of the Children and the Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission have joined forces to bring technology upgrades to low-income children in East Multnomah County. The MHCRC awarded Friends of…
Jul 21, 2015

State funding pushes Boys and Girls Club forward

by Jodi Weinberger
The Boys and Girls Club of Portland Metro received a big boost from the state last week with the passing of a $1 million bond dedicated to building of the club’s new facility in Rockwood. With…




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