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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

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…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: ALEXANDRA WALLACHY - FOTC kids and their mentors pose for photos with Precision Construction during career day.
June 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…
July 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.
June 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…
June 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…
June 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
June 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.
June 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…

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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…
MPD - Robinette
Jun 26, 2015

Fairview child safe after Milwaukie police make arrest in…

by Raymond Rendleman
Milwaukie Police were notified Friday of a stolen vehicle out of Fairview that had an 11-year-old child inside. Fairview police said the child's cell phone was mapping in the area of 36th Avenue…
KOIN 6 - The person suspected of stealing a vehicle with a child inside is in custody and receiving medical treatment.
Jun 26, 2015

Stolen vehicle found with child inside

by Pamplin Media Group
Vehicle stolen from a Fairview gas station with 11-year-old child in backseat At 9 a.m. this morning, June 26, an individual stopped at a gas station in Fairview, only to return to a missing…
COURTESY MULTNOMAH EDUCATION SERVICE DISTRICT - Superintendent Barbara Jorgensen will receive more than $160,000 in exchange for her resignation.
Jun 26, 2015

Multnomah district pays out $ 306,612 to Superintendent Barbara…

by Shasta Kearns Moore
The unrelated separation agreements were both announced Friday In its final acts, the outgoing board of Multnomah Education Service District unanimously authorized separation agreements Friday…
Jun 26, 2015

Troutdale leaders seekpublic input on gas tax

by Katy Sword
Furthering its attempts to reach out to the public, the city of Troutdale has created an online survey related to street maintenance funding. With state gas tax revenue declining, the city will…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Each year the Multnomah County Animal Shelter takes in about 1,200 kittens. This year the shelter tried crowdfunding to help pay for the associated costs.
Jun 26, 2015

Kittens overwhelm animal shelter

by Katy Sword
The kitten season is in full force, which means Multnomah County Animal Services in Troutdale has its hands full with kittens of all ages, litter sizes and health conditions. To assist with the…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Troutdales population grew by 3.3 percent between 2009 and 2013.
Jun 29, 2015

Why are young couples flocking to Troutdale?

by Alexandra Wallachy
A new list names Troutdale number two on a list of the best Portland suburbs for young couples. Motovo, a real estate company, ranked the top six suburbs based on census data and different…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: ALEXANDRA WALLACHY - Cyclists and vehicles share the narrow pavement along North Main Avenue in downtown Gresham. With vehicle parking already a premium in the core area, part of the bike initiatives purpose is to encourage biking to downtown events like the Arts Festival.
Jun 29, 2015

Gresham chamber rides into the next phase of its bike initiative

by Alexandra Wallachy
The Gresham Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center is riding into the next phase of the East Multnomah County Bicycle Tourism Initiative. The chamber is nearly done with the initial planning…




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