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...

Corbett's eyes and ears

Corbett's eyes and ears

About five years ago, Multnomah County Deputy Joe Graziano made a bet. Corbett citizens often...

The District carries on downtown bar tradition

The District carries on downtown bar tradition

Former Gresham Inn space fully renovated under new ownership For a long-running watering hole...

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...

IN PHOTOS: Special Olympians take to the track at Gordon Russell Middle School

IN PHOTOS: Special Olympians take to the track at Gordon Russell Middle School

Nearly 400 elementary and middle school competitors took part Friday in the Special Olympics...

Burnside Road redevelopment projects abound

Burnside Road redevelopment projects abound

Dental office, MOD Pizza to replace closed restaurant, saloon The stretch of Northwest Burnside...

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...

Waking up the village

Waking up the village

Leaders, merchants see promise in sleepy Fairview business district At a glance, at least, the...


Gresham's Latest News

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…
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…

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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…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: JOSH KULLA - Incorporated in 2004, Damascus is now on the brink of dissolving itself and reverting back to county governance.
May 19, 2015

Damascus road to progress bumpy

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Clackamas County, Happy Valley would take over development role if city dissolves If Damascus does eventually become a failed city — as some of its elected officials predicted last week — who…
May 19, 2015

Incident reports encounter technology obstacles

by Katy Sword
About a month ago, 43 cities in two states made the switch to a new record system for police reports. This new system, RegJIN, will allow participating agencies to share reports immediately.…
Bruce McCain
May 19, 2015

Reynolds School Board chair Bruce McCain dies

by Teresa Carson
Bruce McCain, chairman of the Reynolds school board, died Monday evening . “He was an inspiration and a mentor to me,” said Joe Teeny, vice chair of the Reynolds board. “He is going to be…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: OREGON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE - A sea lion rests on a boat dock at Sportcraft Marina in Oregon City while anglers fish for spring chinook.
May 19, 2015

Accidental sea lion deaths prompt trap check

by Katy Sword
In the first week of May, two separate incidents at Bonneville Dam resulted in the unintended deaths of California sea lions. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has traps set at the…
May 19, 2015

Proposed Fairview budget includes funding for 16th police officer

by Katy Sword
In the Fairview budget process, Mayor Ted Tosterud said he found really only one sticking point: how to fund the 16th officer on the Fairview Police Department. That officer was newly hired and…
May 19, 2015

DEQ considers TEC wastewater permit

by Katy Sword
The public hearing May 14 for the Department of Environmental Quality wastewater permit for the Troutdale Energy Center had only two comments submitted, but citizens have until 5 p.m. May 22 to…
COURTESY: SALEM-KEIZER PUBLIC SCHOOLS - Salam Noor is likely to become Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction at the Oregon Department of Education.
May 18, 2015

Governor taps Salam Noor for top education post

by Shasta Kearns Moore
The Salem-Keizer veteran has experience from early childhood to higher education Gov. Kate Brown announced Monday that Salem's Salam Noor should replace Rob Saxton as Deputy Superintendent of…




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