Milwaukie resident Patti Jay hopes to interview daughters of veterans for book, film

Milwaukie resident Patti Jay hopes to interview daughters of veterans for book, film

Patti Jay was raised by a World War II veteran, so she learned to salute before she could crawl....

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From resistance to renovation of Concord Elementary School?

From resistance to renovation of Concord Elementary School?

Interest comes from same development company of Washington High School - More than 100...

Kellogg Bridge no longer has a 9-foot leap

Kellogg Bridge no longer has a 9-foot leap

Metro teams with Milwaukie to land the Kellogg Bridge - Thanks to Metro, the Kellogg pedestrian...

Blood forensics workshop follows the clues at Oregon City High School

Blood forensics workshop follows the clues at Oregon City High School

At a crime scene, witnesses may be untrustworthy, but “blood spatter doesn’t lie.”...

Oregon City moves forward on traffic roundabout at former Mt. Pleasant Elementary School

Oregon City moves forward on traffic roundabout at former Mt. Pleasant Elementary School

“As much I dislike the five-legged traffic circle, it seems to me that’s the only...

Lawnfield Road to close at 82nd Drive

Lawnfield Road to close at 82nd Drive

A segment of Southeast Lawnfield Road between the Union Pacific Railroad crossing and 82nd Drive...

Oregon City's Boy Scouts Troop 220 declares egg-hunt success

Oregon City's Boy Scouts Troop 220 declares egg-hunt success

After sponsoring Oregon City's Easter Egg Hunt at Rivercrest Park for the last few years, the...

Local Iraq vet Tina Kennedy seeks to end homelessness

Local Iraq vet Tina Kennedy seeks to end homelessness

After 22 years traveling the world, a 1992 Milwaukie High School graduate has returned to her...

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CLACKAMAS FIRE - Local firefighters using the 'Jaws of Life' to get someone out of a crashed vehicle.
May 06, 2015

Clackaams Fire bond measure gaining momentum

by Raymond Rendleman
With ballots having been sent out last week, Clackamas Fire isn’t letting up on its information campaign about a $29 million bond measure for the May 19 election. If this bond passes, the…
May 06, 2015

Oregon City School Board candidate Paul Edgar signs complaint…

by Raymond Rendleman
Last Oct. 6, in the dead of night, someone taped a letter to the door of Oregon City’s City Hall making a number of accusations against a city employee and threatening the city manager with…
May 06, 2015

Oregon's first Tourism Youth Corps takes shape on Willamette…

by Raymond Rendleman
Rivers of Life Center, a Clackamas County education and training nonprofit for youth development, has created a program for at-risk youth to gain job experience not otherwise available, while…
BOOK COVER - Oregon's Main Street U.S. Highway 99: The Folk History
May 06, 2015

Oregon's 'Main Street' Highway 99 gains new attention

by Roxandra Pennington
How do you build a major roadway through the forested Northwest? One year after Oregon became a state, an 1860 law went into effect that every able-bodied male between the ages of 21 and 50 was…
SUBMITTED - Sue Holloway's high school yearbook photo from the early 1960s was taken around the time she met her future husband, Allan.
May 06, 2015

Milwaukie High School sweethearts Allan and Sue Holloway…

by Raymond Rendleman
Allan and Sue Holloway, who met on a blind date as students at Milwaukie High School in the early 1960s, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this month. Currently residents of Fox Island,…
PHOTO BY DICK TRTEK - From left, Megan Dorwin, resource development coordinator for NHA, Warn Industries employee Karl Christensen and Tim Collier, director of communications for NHA, show off some of the plants destined for the Annie Ross House Plant Sale.
May 06, 2015

Annie Ross House Plant Sale to help families beat homelessness

by Ellen Spitaleri
The Milwaukie area will be abloom with plant sales on Saturday, May 9, but the 23rd annual Annie Ross House Plant Sale is the only one that helps local families with children transition from…
PHOTO BY ELLEN SPITALERI - From left, Audry Trubshaw, Kim Olson, Pat Hodgin and Sandy Moat check out the yard art and terrariums to be sold at this weekend's Ledding Library Plant Sale.
May 06, 2015

Friends of Ledding Library plan May 9 sale at Pond House in…

by Ellen Spitaleri
What is unique about the upcoming Friends of Ledding Library plant sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 9? “It is like a garage sale — it is the only place you can drop off your plants and buy your…
PHOTO BY: KATHY SCHAUB - Local leaders cut the ribbon to the mark the grand opening of Milwaukie Riverfront Park on Friday, May 1.
May 05, 2015

Milwaukie Riverfront Park holds grand reopening

by Raymond Rendleman
As part of last weekend’s First Friday festivities, officials cut the ribbon to celebrate Phase II construction of a new boat ramp, a public lawn for festivals, a riverside path and other…
May 05, 2015

Child abuse prevention House Bill 2234 headed to law

by Raymond Rendleman
The Oregon Senate last week held a committee hearing that recommended passage of a bill aimed to help improve the ability of Child Abuse Intervention Centers, including the Children’s Center in…
May 05, 2015

School notes: Fire science donation; Chinese program expands;…

by Raymond Rendleman
The Clackamas Fire District has generously donated a fire truck to the North Clackamas Sabin-Schellenberg Professional Technical Center Fire Science program. The working fire truck, worth…

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May 05, 2015

Clackamas Fire's lifesaving PulsePoint app launches countywide

by Raymond Rendleman
Truck driver Drew Basse, 57, of Milwaukie, suffered a heart attack and was saved by nearby off-duty firefighter Scott Brawner, who was alerted to the situation on May 9, 2014, by a notification…
FILE PHOTO - Oregon City's Municipal Elevator gets people from downtown's Seventh Street to the McLoughlin Historic District neighborhood 100 feet above.
May 04, 2015

Woman dies after 100-foot fall off Oregon City bluff

by The Oregon City News
A 33-year-old Oregon City woman identified as Sarah Kaye Crunelle was found deceased on Highway 99E (McLoughlin Boulevard) just after midnight on Saturday, May 2. Her husband was with her at the…
May 02, 2015

Salvation Army seeks hygiene products for homeless veterans

by Raymond Rendleman
Stop by Oregon City to support struggling homeless veterans by dropping off your donation of a new hygiene product at the Salvation Army’s collection barrels. More than one in four people…
MCSO - Sperou
May 01, 2015

Happy Valley cult leader convicted of molesting juvenile

by KOIN 6 News
The pastor of a small Happy Valley church described as cult-like by prosecutors was convicted last week of molesting the daughter of a church member in the 1990s. He was immediately sentenced to…
CCSO - Martin
May 01, 2015

Oregon City babysitter arrested for death of 7 month old

by The Oregon City News
Oregon City police arrested 37-year-old Sarah Elizabeth Martin this week in connection with the death of 7-month-old Izaak Gillen. Investigators arrested Martin on April 29 around 4:27 pm near…
Apr 30, 2015

Celebrate spring in Milwaukie at Portland Waldorf School May…

by The Clackamas Review
Join in the seasonal festivities and consider wearing a wreath of flowers on your head and white or pastel-colored clothing for Milwaukie’s annual May Faire. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May…
Apr 29, 2015

Milwaukie Riverfront Park to mark grand reopening on May 1

by Raymond Rendleman
As part of the upcoming First Friday festivities, officials will cut the ribbon to celebrate Phase II construction of a new boat ramp, a public lawn for festivals, a riverside path and other…
SUBMITTED - Martin
Apr 29, 2015

Plan for combining districts heats up Oak Lodge Water commish…

by Raymond Rendleman
Looking for a knock-down, drag-out fight on your local ballot in May? Look no further than the Oak Lodge Water District, where 10-year-running OLWD Commissioner Myron Martwick is being targeted…
Apr 29, 2015

Candidates stand behind Clackamas Fire contract

by Kylie Wray
Hawes challenges Olson for Boring Fire board position - Candidates have pledged to advocate for the Boring Fire District to integrate completely into Clackamas Fire if service continues as it…
Apr 29, 2015

Gladstone Baskin-Robbins takes on OHSU Knight Cancer Institute…

by Raymond Rendleman
Nike co-founder Phil Knight said that if Oregon Health & Science University and Doernbecher Children’s Hospital could raise $500 million in two years, then he and his wife, Penny, would kick in…




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