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Reynolds School District implements Project GLAD, a professional development program focused on...

New upscale development planned near Persimmon Estates

New upscale development planned near Persimmon Estates

Houses in the half-million dollar range A new 31-lot upscale development is being planned in...

TriMet unveils shiny new train in Gresham

TriMet unveils shiny new train in Gresham

18 new trains added by spring TriMet showed off its shiny new Type 5 MAX light rail train in...

Appeals Court overrules Legislature

Appeals Court overrules Legislature

Bill allowing Damascus de-annexation ruled unconstitutional If you thought the turbulent...

A tribute to valor 69 years later

A tribute to valor 69 years later

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden presents Silver Star to family of World War II Army medic U.S. Sen. Ron...

New ballot drop box opened in Rockwood

New ballot drop box opened in Rockwood

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Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Rae Taylor plays the lead character in The Diary of Anne Frank, based on the book of same name discovered after Frank perished in the Holocaust.
October 29, 2014

Nutz 'n' Boltz stages classic Holocaust drama

by Rob Cullivan
'The Diary of Anne Frank' opens Friday, Nov. 7 The numbers boggle the mind — 6 million, some say as many as 7 million, Jews perished at the hands of the Nazis before and during World War II. The…
October 28, 2014

Johnson to host education forum with local leaders

by Lisa K. Anderson
Gresham forum marks the second of the school year If you've had a K-12 or higher education issue on your mind, a forum Thursday will offer an opportunity to voice it. Rep. Mark Johnson, R-Hood…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - Teddy Stivahtis Jr.
October 28, 2014

Sherwood man charged with aggravated murder in aunt's death

by Beverly Corbell
Deanna Stivahtis of Gresham was stabbed to death Teddy Stivahtis Jr. 36, of Sherwood was arraigned Monday, Oct. 27, on a charge of aggravated murder in the death of his aunt, Deanna Stivahtis,…
October 28, 2014

Gresham to award grants to arts groups

by Beverly Corbell
Program now in its fifth year The city of Gresham again is awarding competitive grants to local organizations that focus on arts, cultural and heritage activities through its Arts and Cultural…
October 28, 2014

School briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
College Possible wins Light a Fire Award A nonprofit organization that serves students in East Multnomah County has received Portland Monthly's Light a Fire Award for Best New Nonprofit. The…
October 28, 2014

Blanket drive to help Human Solutions

by Pamplin Media Group
The collection will run Nov. 5-11 at Pendleton Outlet Columbia Gorge Pendleton Woolen Mills is partnering with Human Solutions to help keep homeless families staying in its emergency shelters…
October 27, 2014

Liepolds damaged by weather, burglary

by Kylie Wray
Despite setbacks, October Harvest Festival, Corn Cross continue On Sunday morning, Oct. 26, Marcia Liepold and her husband, owners of Liepold Farms in Boring, woke up to find they had suffered a…
Photo Credit: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - Ryan Scott Klavinger
October 28, 2014

Gresham Police arrest man accused of shooting 10-year-old girl

by Contributor
Victim not intended target, shot while playing in her family's apartment Police have made an arrest in the shooting that injured a 10-year-old girl as she was playing inside her family’s…
Photo Credit: COURTESY KOIN 6 NEWS - Teddy Stivahtis in a court appearance on bank robbery charges. He has also been charged with killing his aunt, Deanna Stivahtis, in Gresham on Oct. 10.
October 27, 2014

Murder suspect charged with killing aunt

by Jim Redden
Accused killer and bank robbery suspect Teddy Stivahtis, Jr., 36, has been charged with aggravated murder for the death of his aunt, Deanna Stihvatis, 70. Portland police took him Stivahtis into…
October 26, 2014

Boo: Sheriff plans Halloween DUII patrols

by Jim Redden
The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office is beefing up DUII patrols from now through the Halloween weekend. Patrols will be increased again at the end of November. According to the sheriff's…

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Photo Credit: COURTEST KOIN 6 NEWS/LAURA FENN - This tree knocked down power lines on Southwest Vista in Portland on Saturday.
Oct 26, 2014

Thousands in region without power Sunday

by Jim Redden
Thousandsof households in the Portland area were without power Sunday morning following Saturday's wind storm, according to Portland General Electric. As of 5:10 p.m. Sunday, Portland General…
Oct 26, 2014

Portland shooting victim dies

by Jim Redden
The Portland man shot Oct. 18 in Gresham has died. John Lowery Jr., 25, was shot in the parking lot of the 7-Eleven / 76 Gas Station, 18222 SE Division St., Gresham. Police were called to the…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY OF KOIN LOCAL 6 - This tree crushed the garage in Lake Oswego, but no one was hurt during the High Wind Warning, Oct. 25, 2014
Oct 25, 2014

Fierce winds topple trees, sever power

by Pamplin Media Group
60,000 PGE customers without electricity Saturday afternoon High winds pummeling the Portland metropolitan area are causing downed trees and extensive power outages. Portland General Electric…
Oct 24, 2014

WES to get another interim director in ongoing search for…

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Another interim director of Clackamas County Water Environment Services will step down Nov. 30. Clackamas County’s Water Environment Services will see its fourth top manager in a year as the…
Oct 24, 2014

Apartment fire displaces family

by Anne Endicott
Gresham Fire and Emergency Services is investigating a fire that broke out shortly after midnight Thursday, Oct. 23, displacing three adults and one child. Investigators said the “incendiary…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Marlet Hurst gets into character as Sandra Johnson for 'The Deep.'
Oct 24, 2014

Movie features East County woman

by Lisa K. Anderson
'The Deep' will debut this weekend Fairview actress Marlet Hurst will make her debut performance in a movie with this week's screening of "The Deep." Hurst plays Sandra Johnson in what she calls…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED: TROUTDALE POLICE DEPARTMENT - Troutdale Officer Jeff Potter
Oct 24, 2014

Benefit set Oct. 26 for injured Troutdale cop

by Beverly Corbell
A benefit will be held Sunday, Oct. 26, at Reynolds High School in Troutdale for Troutdale Police Officer and SWAT member Jeff Potter. Potter was critically injured in July in an off-duty…
Oct 24, 2014

Meeting to focus on services for seniors, disabled

by Beverly Corbell
Seeks public input on future services Oregon’s Department of Human Services is reaching out to citizens to help them find ways to improve services for senior citizens and people with…
Oct 24, 2014

Gresham passes tax on recreational pot

by Beverly Corbell
Medical marijuana could also be taxed The Gresham City Council joined more than a dozen other cities in the state to enact a tax on sales of recreational marijuana, just in case Measure 91…
Oct 24, 2014

School briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
MHCC launches new youth program The Mt. Hood Community College Small Business Development Center is launching a new pilot entrepreneurship program designed to introduce high school students to…



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