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...

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...

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April 18, 2015

Oregon Library Association presents year's top supporter award…

by Raymond Rendleman
The OC Backs the Carnegie Political Action Committee received the Oregon Library Association's Library Supporter of the Year Award, given annually to an Oregonian or a group of Oregonians for…
NCEF - Olivia Thomas
April 17, 2015

North Clackamas Education Foundation announces Olivia Thomas as…

by The Clackamas Review
A resident of Clackamas County for 20 years, Olivia Thomas is excited to continue fulfilling her lifelong passion to help children and communities in her new role as executive director of the…
PHOTO BY: MICHAEL READ - Oak Grove Cub Scout Pack #181 joins North Clackamas Urban Watersheds Council volunteers in helping plant trees at William J. Wild Memorial Park.
April 16, 2015

Trees connect community to heritage

by Raymond Rendleman
Cub Scouts make their mark to honor Oak Grove leader - Oak Grove and Jennings Lodge volunteers planted over three dozen mixed conifers during its most recent project at William J. Wild Memorial…
April 16, 2015

Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation workshop set for…

by Clackamas Review
Need to better understand how to manage your money? The Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation will hold a free one-day session that includes both LifeLine and Credit Recovery workshops,…
KOIN 6 NEWS - A baby suffered a skull fracture and died at a house in the 1700 block of Ninth Street in Oregon City on April 6.
April 15, 2015

Izaak Gillen, 7 months old, dies after skull fracture at Oregon…

by KOIN 6 News
A 7-month-old died from a skull fracture suffered at a babysitter’s house this week, and investigators have ruled it a homicide. The baby, identified as Izaak Gillen, was taken to Randall…
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April 15, 2015

Vernie Ohler, turning 100 in Oregon City, leads life of adventure

by The Oregon City News
Vernie B. Ohler will have outlived her husband, brother, sister and her two children when she turns 100 next week at Avamere Living at Berry Park, an Oregon City retirement facility that she has…
FILE PHOTO - Barbara Roberts
April 15, 2015

Former governor Barbara Roberts to speak at Museum of the Oregon…

by The Clackamas Review
Barbara K. Roberts, the only woman elected as governor in Oregon, will speak about her life and political experiences next Wednesday at a joint meeting of the Oregon City and West Linn Rotary…
U.S. NAVY - Timmothy Erdt
April 14, 2015

Rex Putnam High School graduate Timmothy Erdt sailing to Japan…

by The Clackamas Review
A 2010 Rex Putnam High School graduate and Clackamas native is serving on one of the world’s largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. Timmothy Erdt is a mass…
April 13, 2015

School notes: Turnquist leaving Clackamas High School?; Oregon…

by Raymond Rendleman
Estacada School District Superintendent Marla Stephenson announced she will recommend hiring Kristin Turnquist as the new principal of Estacada Junior High School. Turnquist, a former English…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - A2 Fabrication in Milwaukie won an international award for its railings at the Oregon Zoo's new condor exhibit.
April 13, 2015

Milwaukie firm recognized for condor-exhibit work

by Raymond Rendleman
A Milwaukie fabricator was recognized last month for outstanding craftsmanship in an international competition among 500 firms sponsored by the National Ornamental & Miscellaneous Metals…

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PHOTO COURTESY: CCHS - Gladstone Chautauqua attendees, date and photographer unknown, Gardner Collection.
Apr 10, 2015

Gladstone's Chautauqua revived at the Museum of the Oregon…

by Roxandra Pennington
President Theodore Roosevelt is said to have called the Chautauqua “America, at its best.” A free program on the legendary Gladstone Chautauqua, “Acres of Diamonds,” will be held at 6:30 p.m.…
Apr 08, 2015

USDA forces Vern's and Sons of Milwaukie to recall chicken, beef…

by Raymond Rendleman
Milwaukie-based Vern’s and Sons Food Service is recalling approximately 450 pounds of beef and chicken products that were produced without a federal inspection and outside inspection hours, the…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Oregon Ghost Conference director Rocky Smith, who is also an Oregon City commissioner, tells ghost stories underneath the Municipal Elevator.
Apr 08, 2015

Oregon Ghost Conference brings Northwest's largest paranormal…

by Jason Vondersmith
Paranormal enthusiasts from around the Northwest will be gathering in Oregon City this week for the fourth annual Oregon Ghost Conference. There’ll be more than 30 paranormal investigator…
Apr 08, 2015

Passion for students unites Paul Edgar, Nicole White in run for…

by Raymond Rendleman
You could say that the two candidates running for the same open seat on the Oregon City School Board are as different as night and day. They’re 37 years apart in age, they’re different genders,…
Apr 08, 2015

Rex Putnam High School partners with Clothes for the Cause for…

by The Clackamas Review
Donations to benefit Class of 2015's Senior Party - Rex Putnam High School is partnering with Clothes for the Cause, a fundraising company that collects clothes in exchange for cash, to support…
PHOTO BY ELLEN SPITALERI - Marge Harding holds the embellished, silk-satin bodice, once worn by Queen Marie of Romania, that elicited the most oohs and ahs when she unpacked it.
Apr 08, 2015

Textiles and Living History conference to explore 100 years of…

by Ellen Spitaleri
It all started when Marge Harding said, “Honey, I’ve been thinking ...” “Everyone knows if Marge starts thinking again, a big, huge program is in the works,” said her husband, Rolla. The result…
Apr 07, 2015

Local cities receive millions from Portland General Electric

by Raymond Rendleman
Fourteen Clackamas County cities recently received more than $7 million in franchise-fee payments from Portland General Electric for this year. Milwaukie at $1,051,001 and Oregon City at…
Apr 07, 2015

Clackamas County Tourism and Cultural Affairs seeks award…

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County Tourism and Cultural Affairs (CCTCA) is seeking nominations from the public recognizing individuals and businesses that make a positive impact on the county’s tourism industry.…
Apr 06, 2015

Oregon City High School forum to take aim at youth pot use

by Raymond Rendleman
Impending legalization of marijuana in Oregon will be a major topic as an internationally recognized drug-abuse-prevention advocate joins a panel of community leaders and substance-abuse experts…
COURTESY OREGON CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT - Police ask the public to help find Sierra Harper, 16.
Apr 05, 2015

Missing Oregon City girl found

by Jim Redden
A missing Oregon City teenage girl was found by police and taken into protective custody at a Portland home Sunday. Sierra Harper, 16, was last seen Thursday morning by her mother. Sierra did…




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