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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...

Mining disappointment

Mining disappointment

Promise of gold lures prospectors to Mount Hood in late 1800s, but ends with broken dreams The...


Gresham's Latest News

July 03, 2015

Bejarana, Tlustos-Arnold appointed to Fairview council

by Katy Sword
To some in the audience at the Fairview City Council chambers on Wednesday, July 1, the appointments to the council were anticlimactic — exactly what they expected. Ed Bejarana and Tamie…
July 03, 2015

Ceremony marks progress at industrial park site

by Katy Sword
The phase two “groundbreaking” at the Troutdale Reynolds Industrial Park amounted to the destruction of an obsolete fence, but for partners involved in the brownfield redevelopment, it signified…
July 03, 2015

Fire official approves legal fireworks

by Katy Sword
Even with the dry conditions and continuing hot temperatures, fireworks will be allowed in Gresham, Troutdale, Fairview and Wood Village over the holiday weekend. But Gresham Fire Chief Greg…
July 03, 2015

Smith reflects on 47 years as a firefighter

by Katy Sword
In the 1950s, Leroy Smith’s father was a volunteer firefighter with Fire District 14 in Corbett. In 1959, the family home caught fire the day after Thanksgiving. “The next Monday night I went up…
July 03, 2015

Corbett firefighter named state's top volunteer of the year

by Katy Sword
Described as quiet, committed and serious-minded, Seth Grover wasn’t the only one surprised to hear he was named 2014 Oregon volunteer firefighter of the year. “We didn’t find out he had won,…
COURTESY OF FRANCISCO XAVIER VARGAS - Rachel and Laurel Bowman-Cryer, with their two children, say a BOLI ruling in their favor should send a message that businesses can't discriminate against gay people.
July 02, 2015

Women in Sweet Cakes case say ruling sends 'clear message'

by Katy Sword
Bakery owner Kleins ordered to pay $135,000 in damages in discrimination case The two women whose complaint touched off a legal fight over refusal to bake a commitment ceremony cake said…
MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - Anthony Barerra, 19
July 02, 2015

Argument over girl in Troutdale results in stabbing

by Pamplin Media Group
Anthony Barerra, 19, found to be aggressor in early morning incident At 1 a.m. Thursday, July 2, Multnomah County Sheriff deputies were dispatched to Southwest 29th Street and Southwest Sundial…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Waller (with scissors) and Multnomah County Commissioner Diane McKeel lead a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new childcare center at the East Multnomah County Courthouse. Rosabel Kott, 7, middle, helps out.
June 30, 2015

CourtCare protects kids during legal battles

by Jodi Weinberger
The East Multnomah County Courthouse in Gresham just got a bit more child friendly. The Multnomah Bar Foundation announced the opening of the CourtCare facility, a safe-haven for children as…
GRESHAM POLICE DEPARTMENT - Mortenson
June 30, 2015

Dog helps nab deli robber

by Jodi Weinberger
Dotty's Deli was robbed early this morning A police dog helped catch a man who robbed Dotty's Deli early this morning with a pellet gun. Police arrested Thomas Aaron Mortenson around 2 a.m. June…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: CITY OF GRESHAM - This is an overview of proposed trail improvements at Hogan Butte in southeast Gresham.
June 30, 2015

Hogan Butte will house new park

by Alexandra Wallachy
It’s not every Tuesday that the Gresham City Council meeting has vistas of Mount St. Helens, Mount Adams, Mount Hood, Mount Jefferson, Mount Rainier and the Columbia River Gorge. Instead of…

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OUTLOOK PHOTO: ALEXANDRA WALLACHY - FOTC kids and their mentors pose for photos with Precision Construction during career day.
Jun 30, 2015

Group explores new Rockwood site, learns from construction

by Alexandra Wallachy
Small fingers fastened and tightened hard hats on a warm afternoon recently. Kids of various ages and backgrounds put on gloves, protective eyewear and bright colors on Thursday, June 25, before…
Jul 01, 2015

Newlyweds, guests make prayer cards for members of Charleston…

by Jodi Weinberger
Note to readers: This story was amended to clarify that the Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church is located in Charleston, South Carolina. A couple who were recently married at St. Luke…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - One option for parking at the Troutdale Barn Exhibit is creating a bus turnaround in front of the exhibit hall.
Jun 30, 2015

Proposed parking lot stalls council

by Katy Sword
The door has not shut on the possibility of a parking lot for the King of Roads exhibit, but the Troutdale City Council could not reach agreement on the best option to pursue. “Something is…
Jun 30, 2015

City considers medical marijuana licenses

by Katy Sword
The marijuana discussion has been ongoing for local governments in Oregon, especially considering the vast range of unknowns with the newly legalized drug. As such, cities throughout Oregon have…
Jun 30, 2015

Fairview police log

by (none)
The following information comes from the public records of the Fairview Police Department: Miscellaneous At 6:14 p.m. June 8, police stopped a vehicle driving on Fairview Parkway with expired…
FILE PHOTO - Savas
Jun 30, 2015

Commissioner Paul Savas to run for county chairman in 2016

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County Commissioner Paul Savas last week announced his likely run for Clackamas County chairman in 2016. He is assembling his campaign for the position currently held by John Ludlow…
PHOTO BY: NICK CHOY - Mackenzie Clarke of Damascus takes the oath of enlistment into the Oregon Army National Guard.
Jun 29, 2015

Mackenzie Clarke of Damascus makes Army history

by Raymond Rendleman
Mackenzie Clarke of Damascus made national history at the Military Entrance Processing Station in Portland on June 24. Clarke, 18, a recent graduate of Clackamas High School, enlisted to become…
Jun 28, 2015

Overdue Portland hikers located in Columbia River Gorge

by Jim Redden
Portland Mountain Rescue has made contact with two hikers reported overdue returning from a day hike in the Columbia River Gorge on Saturday. The hikers have been provided with food and water as…
Jun 28, 2015

One dies in cycling accident

by Jim Redden
UPDATE: Victim identified as Portland resident A bicyclist struck a vehicle and was killed in rural Multnomah County along the Columbia River Gorge Saturday morning. The victim is identified as…
SUBMIT PHOTO - Erica Escalante and her husband, Trevor Abel, won $10,000 from Umpqua Bank to expand the The Arrow Cofeehouse.
Jun 26, 2015

Damascus coffee shop gets boost through Umpqua Bank contest

by Jodi Weinberger
Erica Escalante’s passion to create a community coffeehouse in Damascus was recognized this month through an Umpqua Bank contest that awarded the small business a $10,000 check. Escalante and…




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Humidity: 61%

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  • 5 Jul 2015

    Sunny 98°F 64°F

  • 6 Jul 2015

    Mostly Sunny 98°F 62°F