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Gifford named state's substitute of the year

Gifford named state's substitute of the year

Joyce Gifford has been “saving the world, one rosebush at a time” as a substitute...

Light the Night walkers honor, remember Bethany Hartung

Light the Night walkers honor, remember Bethany Hartung

The facts are stark: Bethany Hartung graduated from Clackamas High School in 2003, was diagnosed...

GHS senior returns to starring role at OTC

GHS senior returns to starring role at OTC

The duo that charmed audiences in last year’s “Fancy Nancy” is back for the Oregon...

TAXES divorced from REALITY

TAXES divorced from REALITY

Nearly two decades into M5 and M50, solutions sought for increasing problems - It’s...

Enter, if you dare!

Enter, if you dare!

Voted the biggest, scariest haunt in the metro area, Fear Asylum opens Friday, Oct. 10, at the...

FUELING SUCCESS

FUELING SUCCESS

Chemistry Instructor Nick Hamel has got a stockpile of ideas just waiting for the money to make...

Forest of Arts to celebrate with music, environment

Forest of Arts to celebrate with music, environment

“Celebrate the natural environment and see art created out of organic substances found in...

Locally made film takes on 'ugly facts' of homelessness

Locally made film takes on 'ugly facts' of homelessness

Oregon City High School senior Natasha DuVall plays the daughter of the protagonist in...

Not a lot of traffic on this commute

Not a lot of traffic on this commute

Oak Grove resident Ian Davidson avoids rush-hour snarls by crossing the Willamette River in his...

Fire's online connections

Fire's online connections

Nearly 5,000 people use 36 Pit Fire Facebook groups to get news, needs met - Linda Arnett is...

From the Bing cherry to Willamette Falls

From the Bing cherry to Willamette Falls

'Electric' presentation precedes opening of 'Made in Milwaukie' - History buffs are in for a...

Cheers meet premiere of Wine:30 'parklet'

Cheers meet premiere of Wine:30 'parklet'

Kickstarter campaign funds owner's desire to create open-air space on Main Street - Mayor Jeremy...

Run to 'bridge the distance' for school funding

Run to 'bridge the distance' for school funding

Bridge the Distance, the largest fundraiser for El Puente Bilingual School and Milwaukie...

WATERSHED GETS HANDS-ON HELP

WATERSHED GETS HANDS-ON HELP

Hundreds of boaters armed with garbage bags storm down Clackamas River They came, 450 strong, and...

ROCK 4 A REASON

ROCK 4 A REASON

In April 2013, Leah Merklin, now 4, was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor. This past June, the...

Celebrating community health

Celebrating community health

The Oregon State University Portland Metro Area Extension office held a celebration Aug. 28 to...

IMPROVING HABITAT

IMPROVING HABITAT

Happy Valley homeowners benefit from project slowing down water, preventing erosion - The sight...

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October 23, 2014

Ballot boxes installed in time for election

by Raymond Rendleman
Ballot boxes have been installed at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City and in front of Happy Valley City Hall so voters can drop off their ballots at any time of the day or night during…
October 22, 2014

OSP: Avoid driving Highway 224 near fatal crash

by The Clackamas Review
A three-car pileup has killed one person and caused mayhem for the evening commute in Clackamas County. Oregon State Police reported Wednesday afternoon that a fatal crash has closed Highway 224…
Photo Credit: MPD - Gonzales
October 22, 2014

Police nab reported menace; sword still missing

by Raymond Rendleman
Milwaukie police say that on Monday they were safely able to arrest a man who alternately welded both a knife and a sword in threatening ways. Police responded Oct. 20 at about 2:20 p.m. to the…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTOS - Milwaukie resident Will Hornyak is pictured in full storytelling mode. He will perform at the Pond House on Oct. 23.
October 22, 2014

Bone-chilling stories for adults on tap

by Ellen Spitaleri
Spooky tales abound when Milwaukie resident William Kennedy Hornyak brings his storytelling skills to the Ledding Library Pond House, 2215 S.E. Harrison St., in Milwaukie, at 7 p.m. on Oct. 23;…
October 22, 2014

McDonald's remodels OC Hilltop location

by The Oregon City News
With a ribbon-cutting by Ronald McDonald and local owner Jo Crenshaw, the McDonald’s restaurant at 1450 Mollala Ave. in Oregon City reopened its doors this week with a new dining room, decor,…
Photo Credit: CCHS - Muriel (Mertie) Stevens circa 1900 (18 years old).
October 22, 2014

Victorian house hosts top scholars at Silver Tea

by Roxandra Pennington
All those who appreciate early Oregon history are invited to a free, Silver Tea in honor of the birthday of Mertie Stevens, an Oregon City altruist whose lifelong help and hospitality continues,…
October 22, 2014

School notes: New food pantry; model school; tech team formed;…

by Raymond Rendleman
Oregon City High School staff was noticing that some students were stuffing their pockets with rolls, fruit and other food, especially on Fridays, so they would have something to eat over the…
October 21, 2014

MPD investigating murder case

by The Clackamas Review
Milwaukie police said Tuesday that a man was killed Monday at an apartment complex at Southeast 22nd Avenue and Bluebird Street. Police spokesman Greg Elkins added Tuesday that there is no…
October 21, 2014

Padres Latinos unites parents at Ardenwald

by Alvaro Fontan
A group of Latino parents recently formed a small organization to work in parallel with the PTO of Ardenwald Elementary School in Milwaukie with the purpose of helping raise funds with events,…
October 21, 2014

Join local newspapers for GMO debate

by The Clackamas Review
Is Ballot Measure 92 a straightforward proposal that gives consumers basic information they need about genetically modified organisms, or is it a fundamental threat to Oregon agriculture? A…

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Photo Credit: RENDERING COURTESY: CITY OF OC - Architectural drawings for Oregon City's expansion and renovation of Carnegie Library show that a handicapped-accessible entrance can be built along John Adams Street.
Oct 20, 2014

OC's two-story library expansion approved

by Raymond Rendleman
Oregon City’s image for a two-story expansion of the Carnegie Library that originally resonated with the City Commission remained the top choice last Wednesday, despite the recommendations of…
Oct 20, 2014

Metro looks to Newell Creek's future

by The Oregon City News
Thanks to the parks and natural areas levy that voters approved last year, Metro announced last week that it’s under contract to purchase a 12-acre site in Oregon City to provide a convenient…
Oct 20, 2014

Oregon wants ideas for seniors, people with disabilities

by Jim Redden
The State of Oregon wants to hear from people about the services it should be providing for seniors and people with disabilities. Aging and People with Disabilities, a division of the Oregon…
Oct 20, 2014

Mayoral race in OC pits local attorneys against facts, claims

by Raymond Rendleman
Attorneys have come out of the woodwork in what is increasingly looking like Oregon City’s most contentious mayoral race of this century. Mayoral candidate Dan Holladay’s attorney sent a…
Photo Credit: OCPD - CCSO SWAT officers help Oregon City police arrest an estranged husband on Thursday morning.
Oct 16, 2014

SWAT: Estranged wife threatened with rifle

by Raymond Rendleman
Oregon City police say that an estranged husband returned to his wife's home with a rifle the day after being served with a restraining order. Tristen Lane Jordan, 43, was arrested without…
Oct 16, 2014

Quick-thinking girl avoids being lured into truck

by The Clackamas Review
Happy Valley police officers are investigating a report of an unknown male attempting to lure a 10-year-old child into his red Toyota truck with a license plate containing the letters XQZ. Tips…
Photo Credit: CLACKAMAS FIRE - A woman died after being pulled from this fire in Milwaukie.
Oct 15, 2014

Firefighters pull woman from burning house too late for…

by Raymond Rendleman
A Milwaukie woman died Wednesday from her injuries after being pulled out of her burning house the day before. Shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday, Clackamas firefighters were called to a report of a…
Oct 15, 2014

Council hopefuls rally for cop levy

by Raymond Rendleman
Lori DeRemer is running unopposed in her re-election campaign as Happy Valley mayor, but four others will duke it out for two City Council seats in the city's open-election format. One of Happy…
Oct 15, 2014

Milwaukie responds to citizen's claims

by Raymond Rendleman
Jean Baker made false statements in last week's Clackamas Review about Milwaukie's changes to the land-use process, according to city officials. In a response to City Council Position 2…
Oct 15, 2014

Soiree to raise funds for McLoughlin House

by Raymond Rendleman
The McLoughlin Memorial Association is again hosting its special fundraising event, the fifth annual Dr. John McLoughlin Soiree. The community is invited to the soiree that will be held at 7…



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