Milwaukie native's fight against homelessness begins with herself, continues with blankets on Kickstarter

Milwaukie native's fight against homelessness begins with herself, continues with blankets on Kickstarter

Oregon City resident Ashleyann Burnett is creating handmade blankets designed to fit the...

Volunteers don't wait until Earth Day to restore watershed

Volunteers don't wait until Earth Day to restore watershed

Opportunities abound in April for work parties, recycling - Sunshine, rain, wind and mud —...

Merkley visits shuttered Blue Heron Paper Co. mill to highlight need for 'level playing field'

Merkley visits shuttered Blue Heron Paper Co. mill to highlight need for 'level playing field'

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) stood in front of the abandoned Blue Heron paper mill in Oregon City...

Falcons soar to victory in 5A championship

Falcons soar to victory in 5A championship

Friday the 13th was a lucky day for La Salle Prep’s girls basketball team. The Falcons on...

Oregon City Police Department's new station to honor Officer Robert Libke

Oregon City Police Department's new station to honor Officer Robert Libke

City mulling utility fee to pay for $18 million construction - If you walk into the lobby of...

Albertsons in Milwaukie, Clackamas to become Haggen grocery stores

Albertsons in Milwaukie, Clackamas to become Haggen grocery stores

Two local outlets to undergo conversion later this month - Haggen is acquiring two local...

Don't skip a beat: Learn about heart risks

Don't skip a beat: Learn about heart risks

Heart-health video features recovering Milwaukie man, manager of Pause restaurant in North...

Introducing the 2015 Spring Clackamas County Cultural Guide

Introducing the 2015 Spring Clackamas County Cultural Guide

Welcome to our first issue of the Clackamas County Cultural Guide. We hope you find this to be...

Corvette club donates bears, blankets for CCSO use

Corvette club donates bears, blankets for CCSO use

Donated teddy bears will be handed out to children to comfort them during traumatic events Rose...

Rowe Middle School students making an difference for Kellogg Creek with grant from the North Clackamas Education Foundation

Rowe Middle School students making an difference for Kellogg Creek with grant from the North Clackamas Education Foundation

Urban creeks need lots of love these days, and Jeff Young and his sixth-grade science students at...

Radio's 'good guys' aim to get oldies back

Radio's 'good guys' aim to get oldies back

Milwaukie-based Good Guy Radio launched its Kickstarter campaign last week to raise funds to...

Vets honor those who served, but died homeless

Vets honor those who served, but died homeless

Upon the request of a deceased veteran’s family, U.S. law requires every eligible veteran...

CHS junior receives grant to make lockdown kits

CHS junior receives grant to make lockdown kits

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Taproom set to open below Municipal Elevator

Taproom set to open below Municipal Elevator

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Plans for military museum take shape

Plans for military museum take shape

The public is getting a better sense of the vision for the Oregon Military Museum’s...

Before going 'Wild,' heed advice of couple who hiked Pacific Crest Trail

Before going 'Wild,' heed advice of couple who hiked Pacific Crest Trail

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HISTORIC TRACTION

HISTORIC TRACTION

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Dedicated to healing veterans

Dedicated to healing veterans

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Fighting to save a life

Fighting to save a life

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OCPD's best in blue recognized

OCPD's best in blue recognized

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PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - A new light-rail train will be used on the Portland-to-Milwaukie Orange Line when it opens in September. TriMet says construction of the new rail line is 'substantially complete.'
March 26, 2015

TriMet's Orange Line to Milwaukie 'substantially complete'

by Raymond Rendleman
TriMet announced this week that the Portland-to-Milwaukie light-rail project is substantially complete, meaning only intermittent, short-term construction activities will continue through the…
HISTORICAL OUTREACH FOUNDATION - Warden
March 26, 2015

Pilot Tom Milligan replaces Navy chief David Warden in…

by Raymond Rendleman
Orginially assigned to raising money for the Oregon Military Museum at Camp Withycombe in Clackamas, Historical Outreach Foundation Development Director David Warden is taking temporary leave of…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Daryl Dixon and his wife are pictured during one of their happiest moments together, on their wedding day: Jan. 13, 2007.
March 25, 2015

Judge denies request to lift no-contact order against wife of…

by Raymond Rendleman
North Clackamas School District board member Daryl Dixon was flabbergasted to discover that Clackamas County Circuit Judge Kathie F. Steele this week denied his request to lift the order…
March 25, 2015

Sunrise Project traffic just getting going along Interstate 205…

by Raymond Rendleman
Heading north on Interstate 205 past the Milwaukie exit? You don’t only have to watch out for the thousands of Washington drivers headed back in the afternoon. Now you also have to watch out for…
March 25, 2015

Open-air marketplace to be unveiled in downtown Oregon City

by The Oregon City News
Kicking off its inaugural season on May 9, Marketplace Oregon City is planning a variety of art and food vendors, live entertainment, chess matches and children’s activities. The open-air market…
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE ARTIST - Roberto Salas acrylic painting 'Traversing Inuit Waters Sedna II' (detail) appears at Clackamas Community College.
March 25, 2015

Gallery show to explore Inuit culture at Clackamas Community…

by The Clackamas Review
“Crossing Waters,” a solo exhibition of works by artist Roberto Salas, opens March 30 in the Alexander Gallery at Clackamas Community College and runs through May 1. An artist’s reception will…
March 25, 2015

Put your quilt in the history books at the Museum of the Oregon…

by The Oregon City News
The Museum of the Oregon Territory, 211 Tumwater Drive, Oregon City, will host two quilt documentation days between 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 10 and 11. According to…
PHOTO BY: JOANNE CHEECHOV - Practicing a basic pose are, from left, Annabel Kaplan, Calla Lichtenwalter, Etta Partridge, Natalie Cheechov, Ruby Staczek, Megan McEntee, Sophie Marcus and Devin Lyon.
March 25, 2015

Classical Ballet Academy dancers to compete in New York City

by Ellen Spitaleri
Eight young women, three with connections to Clackamas County, have qualified to participate and compete in the Youth America Grand Prix Finals April 10 through 15 at Lincoln Center in New York…
March 25, 2015

Shool notes: NCSD heart screenings; Gladstone school safety;…

by Raymond Rendleman
Clackamas High broke the state record for the PLAY SMART program for providing free heart screenings for 294 students over three days. Rex Putnam High broke the record for providing these…
March 25, 2015

Members sought for Clackamas County Enhanced Law Enforcement…

by Raymond Rendleman
Clackamas County commissioners and Sheriff Craig Roberts are still seeking citizens to serve three-year terms on the Enhanced Law Enforcement Service District Budget Committee; they have extended…

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Mar 25, 2015

How did Clackamas County run so low on road funds?

by John Ludlow
Last month, I wrote about Clackamas County’s road funding challenges (“What is Clackamas County’s road ahead?” published March 4). The bottom line is, with a $17 million annual funding gap, the…
Mar 24, 2015

25th annual breakfast scheduled

by Raymond Rendleman
The Gladstone/Oak Grove Rotary has scheduled its 25th annual Max Patterson Memorial Pancake Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 4, at Gladstone High School, 18800 Portland Ave. Tickets…
Gresham High School
Mar 22, 2015

IN PHOTOS: State Dance - Large and Small Dance Division

by Brian Monihan
Gresham and Valley Catholic High Schools take top honors at this weekend's state dance championships. Photos by J. Brian Monihan (unless otherwise noted) Local high school dance teams did well…
Canby High School
Mar 22, 2015

IN PHOTOS: State Dance - Show Division

by Brian Monihan
Canby High School takes top honors Photos by J. Brian Monihan Some consider the Show Division to be the premiere category of state dance. This year's high school dance teams didn't disappoint.…
Reynolds High School
Mar 21, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Dance Boys

by Brian Monihan
Boys have made a big impact for teams competing this year in high school dance. PAMPLIN MEDIA PHOTOS by J. Brian Monihan Even though dance is still predominately a female sport at the high…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Milwaukie officials picked the Fixtation brand bike-repair station, pictured here in Saint Paul, Minn. Capable of holding two bikes at once, the stand includes tire levers, screwdrivers, wrenches and a tire pump.
Mar 20, 2015

Milwaukie to host official bike repair station?

by Raymond Rendleman
A well-lit area near the kiosk in front of Milwaukie City Hall is slated for a bike-repair station if local activists can raise about $2,500 for its purchase, shipment and installation. It would…
Mar 20, 2015

Man sustains head, pelvic injuries from MAX train crash

by Jodi Weinberger
Victim was transported to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center A man hit by a MAX train at Northeast 181st Avenue this morning, March 20, was transported to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center with non-life…
FILE PHOTO - Gregory Geist
Mar 25, 2015

Gregory Geist appointed as director of Clackamas County Water…

by The Clackamas Review
Gregory Geist was appointed director of Clackamas County Water Environment Services on Monday following a nationwide recruitment. He had been serving since December as the third acting director…
PHOTO COURTESY: CLACKAMAS FIRE  - A pickup is towed out of the Willamette River, where a driver died March 6.
Mar 19, 2015

Clackamas County installs automated gate at Oak Grove Boulevard…

by Raymond Rendleman
Saving the boat ramp into the Willamette River at the west end of Oak Grove Boulevard from closure, Clackamas County officials have installed a motorized gate, timed to open one hour before…
PHOTO COURTESY: DAN KNOLL -  Bill Hammond recieves the On-Site Spirit of Exceed Award from Vocational Services Specialist Todd Fields.
Mar 19, 2015

Exceed Enterprises presents 18 awards during 32nd annual…

by The Clackamas Review
Exceed Enterprises, a Milwaukie-based nonprofit organization that provides vocational and personal development services for people with disabilities, held its 32nd Annual Recognition Night on…




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