Locals push to

Locals push to "ban the box"

On standard job applications, the little box on the left hand side may look inconspicuous, but it...

IN PHOTOS: Honoring America's veterans for Memorial Day

IN PHOTOS: Honoring America's veterans for Memorial Day

The Cascade Pacific Council of Boy Scouts of America plants flags at Willamette National Cemetery...

SnowCap looks for volunteers

SnowCap looks for volunteers

Food donation agency needs variety of helpers SnowCap Community Charities, 17805 S.E. Stark...

Kindergarten teacher Love retires after 35 years

Kindergarten teacher Love retires after 35 years

Linda Love has flipped on the lights and readied Room 5 at Powell Valley Elementary School for...

Learning English forges connections

Learning English forges connections

Tina, a refugee from Myanmar with no last name, acts just like a typical mother trying to keep up...

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

May 27, 2015

Robbery, gunfire reported at Daily Double Inn on 162nd Avenue -…

by (none)
Portland's East Precinct officers responded to a robbery and a report of gunfire late Tuesday afternoon, May 26, at the Daily Double Inn, 1607 N.E. 162nd Ave. and Halsey Street. There were no…
GRESHAM POLICE DEPARTMENT - David Vasquez
May 26, 2015

Two arrested for kidnapping Gresham woman and toddler

by Jodi Weinberger
A man and a woman have been arrested after holding captive a Gresham woman and her toddler. A 28-year-old woman called 911 from a neighbor's home in the 19400 block of S.E. Yamhill St. at 5:17…
May 26, 2015

Rock the Block to bring action, activities to heart of Rockwood

by Jodi Weinberger
Rockwood's annual community festival is set for May 29, 30 Now in its third year, Rock the Block continues as a celebration reflecting the unique community of Rockwood. The event spans two days,…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Multnomah Education Service District elected three new board members, including Siobhan Burke, a Portland paraeducator.
May 26, 2015

Culture shift comes to education district board

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Election Day came at an interesting time in the life of the Multnomah Education Service District. The last board voted March 5 to bar the door to two-year Superintendent Barbara Jorgensen, who…
May 26, 2015

Youth fishing event planned for MHCC pond

by Gresham Outlook
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a free, family fishing event from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at Mt. Hood Pond on the Mt. Hood Community College campus in Gresham.…
May 26, 2015

Reynolds tutor program scores

by Teresa Carson
On a recent Thursday afternoon at Reynolds High School, students mill around the hallway and circulate in three rooms as they finish up snacks and chat with friends. Once signed in for the…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: FRIENDS OF FAIRVIEW - Fifty one rose bushes were removed at Fairview Woods recently, after a recent Earth Day effort to plant the flowers.
May 26, 2015

Plants uprooted in Fairview Woods - again

by Katy Sword
Friends of Fairview members were worried the 400 Nootka Rose plants in Fairview Woods Wetlands City Park would become a battle of wills. Unfortunately, that's what has happened. Fifty of the…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Troutdale Mayor Doug Daoust speaks Wednesday at a public works barbecue at the Sam K. Cox Building, featuring public works employees from Troutdale, Wood Village, Fairview, Gresham and Multnomah County.
May 22, 2015

Event celebrates public works efforts

by Katy Sword
If the parking lot filled with public works vehicles wasn’t an indication, the sea of neon safety vests made it clear: National Public Works Week celebrations were underway. More than 40…
May 22, 2015

Fairview council decides on appointment process

by Katy Sword
It’s unusual for one city councilor to resign four months into a term, even more so for two councilors to step down in one month. Nonetheless, the recent resignations of Fairview Councilors Ted…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Marianne Ott has lived in this John Storrs-designed house since it was built in 1952.
May 20, 2015

Ott house joins national register

by Jodi Weinberger
A Gresham house designed by the late famous architect John Storrs in the 1950s is now recognized on the National Register of Historic Places. The David and Marianne Ott House, 2075 S.E. Palmblad…

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May 19, 2015

Reynolds school bond passes

by Teresa Carson
The $125 million Reynolds School District facilities bond passed by only 275 in Tuesday's election. "The Reynolds Schools bond measure passed because of the generous support of the members of…
May 19, 2015

MHCC board has four new directors

by Teresa Carson
Voters filled four seats up for grabs on the Mt. Hood Community College school board with all new faces, unseating two incumbents in Tuesday's election. Teena Klawa/Ainslie won a four-year term…
May 19, 2015

Perry, Auble, Kinnear win Corbett school board seats

by Teresa Carson
Voters elected three new volunteer board members to the Corbett School District Board of Directors in Tuesday's election. Marguerite Perry had 625 votes or 58 percent, compared with Kathryn…
May 19, 2015

East County elects school boards

by Teresa Carson
John Hartsock, the only new face in East Multnomah County's school board elections this spring, won a four-year term to fill a Gresham-Barlow district board seat. Hartsock's seat was formerly…
May 19, 2015

Wood Village approves city charter amendments

by Katy Sword
Unofficial Multnomah County election results on Tuesday night, May 19, show Wood Village voters approved the city's charter code amendments that modernize the charter, changing the city…
May 19, 2015

Newcomer defeating Trost on Oregon Trail Board

by Kylie Wray
Candice Lindberg, DJ Anderson voted to represent on district board of directors Oregon Trail School District parent Candice Lindberg has a solid lead over incumbent Norm Trost in her effort…
May 19, 2015

State renters' group seeks funding from Gresham

by Jodi Weinberger
Representatives from the Community Alliance of Tenants, a renters’ rights organization serving Oregon, say Gresham residents would benefit from the city becoming a funding member. Formed in…
May 19, 2015

Gresham seeks to address racial disparities

by Jodi Weinberger
The State of Black Oregon — a report published by the Urban League of Portland that found that the black community is in “crisis” when it comes to economic insecurity — is increasingly relevant…
May 27, 2015

Boring Fire District incumbents Olson, Strickland reelected

by Kylie Wray
Boring resident Olson to serve another term on board The Boring Fire District Board of Directors will see its incumbents return. In early election results out of Clackamas County, incumbent…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Gresham voters approved compensation for Mayor Shane Bemis, above, and Gresham City Councilors.
May 19, 2015

Gresham voters authorize compensation of mayor, city councilors

by Jodi Weinberger
In an unprecedented move, voters in Gresham have said yes to giving the city’s Finance Committee oversight on compensation for the mayor and council. The measures, 26-166 and 16-167, passed by…




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