New Clackamas Urban Watersheds Council coordinator Andrew Collins-Anderson at planting party

New Clackamas Urban Watersheds Council coordinator Andrew Collins-Anderson at planting party

Although he is new to Clackamas County, Andrew Collins-Anderson already knows that the...

Former county commissioner, state legislator apologizes for unauthorized tree cutting

Former county commissioner, state legislator apologizes for unauthorized tree cutting

Ed Lindquist to face charges of criminal mischief, trespassing - A former state legislator will...

Strong for Veterans event at Camp Withycombe to help returning soldiers, military families

Strong for Veterans event at Camp Withycombe to help returning soldiers, military families

A free program for anyone interested in helping veterans and their families will bring together...

Oregon City may demolish historic Buena Vista clubhouse at Atkinson Park

Oregon City may demolish historic Buena Vista clubhouse at Atkinson Park

Oregon City is offering one more chance to save a historic building slated for demolition at...

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PHOTO BY KATHY SCHAUB - Clackamas High School was the surprise recipient of a $1,000 at Monday's groundbreaking of the Happy Valley Crossroads shopping complex, which Fred Meyer said would be the first of many to the community. Pictured from left are Jeff Betts, CHS band director; band member Elliott Howard; Melinda Merrill, Fred Meyers manager of community affairs; band member Christian Kerr; and Barry Cain, president of Gramor Development.
February 08, 2016

Fred Meyer donates to Clackamas High School

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas High School was the surprise recipient of a $1,000 check at Monday's groundbreaking of the Happy Valley Crossroads shopping center. Clackamas High School Jazz Band played as guests…
PHOTO BY: LYNDA ORZEN - People walk next to a flooded McDonald's sign near Oregon City's Clackamette Park during the 1996 flood.
February 08, 2016

'Oregon City Floods' book to be released at Museum of Oregon…

by Raymond Rendleman
Many locals remember the great flood of 1996 that inundated much of Oregon City 20 years ago this month. A new book highlights how that flood was part of a pattern of similarly large floods in…
February 07, 2016

'Clackamas Porch Pirate' and accomplice arrested

by Jim Redden
Tips from the public have led to the arrest of a suspected thief dubbed the "Clackamas Porch Pirate" and his accomplice. According to the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office, Amanda Kanthack, 27,…
CLACKAMAS FIRE DISTRICT - No one was hurt in a fire at Lake Crest apartments on Feb. 6.
February 06, 2016

Two escape Milwaukie apartment fire

by Pamplin Media Group
Red Cross assists four displaced residents A man and his son escaped an apartment fire on Saturday morning that damaged Lake Crest Apartments on Lake Road. An apartment unit fire was reported…
February 04, 2016

Milwaukie Center to host Linda Hardison, director of the Oregon…

by Raymond Rendleman
What constitutes a native plant for gardeners in the Portland metro region? Native to North America? The Pacific Northwest? Or a Douglas fir forest on Mount Hood or the banks of the Clackamas…
February 04, 2016

Master Recycler course comes to Clackamas County

by The Clackamas Review
Are you a champion for recycling at your home or workplace? Would you like to help our community throw away less? Are you itching to learn what happens to your recycling after the truck drives…
February 10, 2016

Oak Grove citizens call foul on Clackamas County's library deal…

by Raymond Rendleman
The Oak Grove Community Council has thrown a potential monkey-wrench into the Board of County Commissioners’ plan to get out of providing library services. In a Feb. 3 letter to Clackamas…
February 03, 2016

North Clackamas mayors find areas of agreement at Chamber State…

by Raymond Rendleman
A cooperative spirit among local mayors was evident at the State of the Cities luncheon last week, attendees said. Mayors didn’t agree on everything during the North Clackamas Chamber of…
February 03, 2016

Two new exhibits at Museum of the Oregon Territory highlight…

by The Oregon City News
On Feb. 3, the Museum of the Oregon Territory, 211 Tumwater Drive, Oregon City, will open two new exhibits. "Preserving Places: Local Stories of Conservation, Restoration and Preservation" tells…
COURTESY PHOTO: PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY - Portland State University matriculates about 28,000 students annually, but officials say the cost of education is much too high. A proposed payroll tax would go primarily to a regional scholarship program.
February 02, 2016

PSU supporters push ahead with Metro-wide payroll tax plan

by Shasta Kearns Moore
One-tenth-of-1-percent plan may still have uphill battle Portland State University supporters aim to find out how valuable the university is to local voters with an initiative petition to raise…

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Feb 01, 2016

Clackamas Review/Oregon City News seeks Amazing Kids nominations

by The Clackamas Review
The Clackamas Review/Oregon City News and partner newspapers are seeking submissions to our 2016 Amazing Kids contest. The deadline for submission is Feb. 29. This annual April special section…
PHOTO COURTESY: GINNY VAN LOO - Pictured from left are Elks Exalted Ruler Jim Knauff; Jared Bott; Heather Loughridge; Elks Scholarship Chair Karma McDowell; Leah Olson; Hunter Teel and Maurice Harbick.
Feb 01, 2016

School notes: Graduation rates increase; OC Elks scholarships;…

by Raymond Rendleman
Local school districts continued to surpass the state graduation rate, according to the latest data released last week. Statewide, Oregon’s more than 33,000 high school graduates bumped the…
Jan 28, 2016

Mentally disturbed man dies after SWAT standoff at Holly Acres…

by Raymond Rendleman
The 19-year-old suspect who died as result of his injuries from a CCSO SWAT standoff on Thursday in Oak Grove was identified as Christopher Kalonji. According to the Clackamas County Sheriff’s…
MPD - Milwaukie police released this sketch of a man who allegedly made sexual comments to a high school student.
Jan 28, 2016

Police: Pickup driver makes sexually explicit comments to…

by KOIN Local 6
Milwaukie police released a composite sketch of a suspect who allegedly made sexual comments to a teenager who accepted a ride from the man. The incident happened on the morning of Jan. 21,…
Jan 28, 2016

Learn to plant trees from OSU Extension Service in Oregon City

by Raymond Rendleman
OSU Extension Service is offering a reforestation workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Hopkins Demonstration Forest, 16750 S. Brockway Road, south of Oregon City. Geared to…
PHOTO BY KELLEY MARCHANT - The last time all three of the North Clackamas School District's troupes were together was at the Improv Festival last fall at Lakeridge High School.
Jan 27, 2016

Curtain rises for drama students from three schools

by Ellen Spitaleri
Three North Clackamas High School drama departments will collaborate for the first time to bring performance pieces to the stage at Rex Putnam High School at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, in a…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS - Pictured above is the cover of Sheila Hamilton's first book, 'All the Things We Never Knew.' She will speak at the Ledding Cultural Forum on Feb. 4.
Jan 27, 2016

Sheila Hamilton to read from 'All the Things We Never Knew' at…

by Ellen Spitaleri
Portland resident Sheila Hamilton is a five-time Emmy award-winning journalist who has written for television, film, radio, magazines and newspapers. She has covered news events from the space…
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Jan 27, 2016

Poet Frances Richey to present words of war at Clackamas…

by The Clackamas Review
Five years ago, poet Frances Richey sat down to write a poem to honor members of the Oregon National Guard as they returned from the largest overseas deployment since World War II. She had…
PHOTO COURTESY: CCC - 'Of Ebony Embers' is performed by the Core Ensemble trio and features singing actor Jamyl Dobson.
Jan 27, 2016

Harlem Renaissance to be showcased at Clackamas Community College

by The Clackamas Review
The public is invited to a free chamber music theater performance at Clackamas Community College that will celebrate the music and poetry of the Harlem Renaissance era in New York City. The Core…
PHOTO COURTESY: LESLIE ROBINETTE - Gladstone High seniors Kat Kerr, Noelle Basham and December Mason sort items donated during the school clothing drive.
Jan 27, 2016

School notes: Tech ed funding; Gladstone Clothes Closet; free…

by Raymond Rendleman
State officials announced this month that North Clackamas’ Sabin-Schellenberg Professional Technical Center has been awarded a $323,844 grant in order to develop Equitable Opportunities in…



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