Court ruling shutters city of Damascus

Court ruling shutters city of Damascus

Damascus enters final 17 days after May vote - The sun is setting on the city of Damascus. ...

Clackamas County: Christopher Kalonji family should pay for damage in deadly police shooting

Clackamas County: Christopher Kalonji family should pay for damage in deadly police shooting

Clackamas County is refusing to pay the parents of a 19-year-old who was killed by police for the...

Drills help Clackamas Fire, AMR, CCSO, LOFD and TVF&R rescue crews perfect skills

Drills help Clackamas Fire, AMR, CCSO, LOFD and TVF&R rescue crews perfect skills

It happens. Drivers on unfamiliar rural roads can cross over an embankment and end up in the...

Milwaukie home invasion robbery leads to injuries, 6 arrests

Milwaukie home invasion robbery leads to injuries, 6 arrests

Six people were arrested Wednesday in connection with an armed home invasion. Douglas Tyler...

Military honors Clackamas Community College Associate Vice President Shelly Parini

Military honors Clackamas Community College Associate Vice President Shelly Parini

Clackamas Community College Associate Vice President Shelly Parini was honored at the Northwest...

BaconFest: Bikers urged to ride against melanoma from Oak Grove to Beavercreek camp

BaconFest: Bikers urged to ride against melanoma from Oak Grove to Beavercreek camp

Those who enjoy bacon or motorcycles will feel at home at BaconFest NW. The annual event includes...

Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission tours former Blue Heron paper mill

Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission tours former Blue Heron paper mill

Many local tribal leaders recently got their first opportunity to tour the former Blue Heron...

Jo Becker of Oregon City starts pets-in-disasters business

Jo Becker of Oregon City starts pets-in-disasters business

Oregon City resident Jo Becker, who is well known locally for spreading the word about emergency...

Get cash for submitting photos of Milwaukie

Get cash for submitting photos of Milwaukie

How do you see Milwaukie? The city invites amateur and professional photographers of all ages to...

Former Oregon City Recorder Nancy Ide announces run for city commissioner

Former Oregon City Recorder Nancy Ide announces run for city commissioner

Nancy Ide, a former city recorder for Oregon City, now wants to serve the city of the other side...

Gladstone councilors take varying views of meeting/interview with Jacque Betz

Gladstone councilors take varying views of meeting/interview with Jacque Betz

Gladstone City Council this week decided not to reprimand Councilor Neal Reisner for his...

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July 01, 2016

McLoughlin Neighborhood Association in Oregon City hosts…

by Raymond Rendleman
Milwaukie Mayor Mark Gamba will be the special guest at next week’s meeting of the McLoughlin Neighborhood Association (MNA) in Oregon City. As this newspaper has reported, Gamba has helped lead…
June 30, 2016

Six-vote margin defeats subdivision proposal at Wesley Lynn Park…

by Raymond Rendleman
It’s official: Oregon City voters on May 17 rejected the proposal for a nine-house development at Wesley Lynn Park, a 17.5-acre park on Leland Road on the southern end of Oregon City. Results…
PHOTO BY RAYMOND RENDLEMAN - Local leaders join the governor for the ribbon cutting.
June 30, 2016

Sunrise Expressway project dedicated in Clackamas

by Raymond Rendleman
On Thursday, Gov. Kate Brown helped dedicate the new Sunrise Expressway project that promises to improve safety and ease congestion in urban North Clackamas County. After three decades of…


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June 30, 2016

Milwaukie dog fetches cover spot on national travel guide

by The Clackamas Review
A Milwaukie dog has been selected to be on the cover of “Traveling with your Pet: the AAA PetBook,” a nationally distributed publication listing more than 15,000 pet-friendly hotels and…
June 29, 2016

Watch: Local news reporters discuss lamprey harvest, development…

by Pamplin Media Group
Raymond Rendleman, news editor for the Clackamas Review/Oregon City News, interviewed Patrick Malee, West Linn Tidings reporter, about recent visits by tribes to Willamette Falls. Umatilla,…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: ESTACADA RURAL FIRE DISTRICT - Multiple agencies responded to reports of a swimmer in distress in the Clackamas River at Milo McIver State Park on Wednesday, June 29. The swimmer did not survive the incident.
June 30, 2016

Teenager drowns in Clackamas River

by Pamplin Media Group
A teenager drowned while swimming in the Clackamas River at Milo McIver State Park on Wednesday, June 29. Responders from the Estacada Rural Fire District, Clackamas Fire District, American…
June 29, 2016

Oregon City antique fair gets a new image

by The Oregon City News
The Downtown Oregon City Association has announced a partnership with Red Dog Events LLC to produce the popular, long-running Oregon City Antique Fair & Vintage Market (formerly known as the…
June 28, 2016

Clackamas County Board approves asking citizens to vote on gas…

by The Clackamas Review
On June 28 the Board of County Commissioners approved directing staff to start the necessary paperwork to place a gas tax measure on the Nov. 8 ballot. The proposed gas tax would be six cents…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: BIANCA PAHL - Helensview School, leased to Multnomah Education Service District from Parkrose School District, houses an alternative high school program in Northeast Portland.
June 28, 2016

Multnomah district finds lead in water at Helensview alternative…

by Shasta Kearns Moore
A third of the fixtures at an alternative high school program serving students from five school districts have tested above federal limits for lead in drinking water. There were 17 Helensview…
Representing the Quilts of Valor Foundation, Faith Holloway on April 30 presents a quilt to Verland Huff, who served in the Navy during WWII.
June 28, 2016

Milwaukie's American Legion Post 180 stays busy

by Raymond Rendleman
It’s been a busy time of year for the Milwaukie American Legion Post 180, with Memorial Day and lots of other activities. On the 100th anniversary of Flag Day, June 14, the Honor Guard conducted…

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Jun 28, 2016

McDonnell Supreme Court ruling may be 'good day' for Kitzhaber…

by Pamplin Media Group
It’s probably too early to celebrate, but former Gov. John Kitzhaber might benefit from Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning the September 2014 bribery conviction of former Virginia…
Jun 27, 2016

Oregon City, Metro to review grant proposals, award funds locally

by Raymond Rendleman
Metro and Oregon City’s Enhancement Grant Committee will meet Wednesday, June 29, to review 18 proposals totaling $285,683 for the 2016-17 grant cycle and approve $210,000 in funding. The…
Jun 27, 2016

Redland area head-on crash kills 3 people

by KOIN 6 News
UPDATE: CCSO releases names of victims Three people died and two others were rushed to the hospital following a crash near the intersection of South Redland Road and Bradley Road shortly after…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: MILES VANCE - Titania (Sara Fay Goldman) sleeps while her fairies dance in Experience Theatre Project's production of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' at The Round in Beaverton on Friday, June 24.
Jun 25, 2016

Shakespeare heads outdoors, with some timely political drama

by Bianca Pahl
Lo, tradition wafts solftly through Portland's nature, with gentle, warm summer nights graced by fair ensemble, hastening a season of performance that spills into the eve' beginning this…
GLADSTONE PD - Lt. Colonel Frank Wilson's medals, found with a historic news article.
Jun 25, 2016

Gladstone police returning WWII medals to family

by Raymond Rendleman
Gladstone police have located the daughter of a U.S. Army colonel so they can return to the family several WWII medals that were found in a home in Gladstone. Frank Wilson earned the Purple…
Jun 24, 2016

Funding available for projects to boost Clackamas County tourism

by Raymond Rendleman
Tourism officials with Clackamas County announced that they are increasing the amount of tourism development-grant funds that will be available this coming fiscal year, and a pair of workshops…
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Jun 23, 2016

Oregon City Commissioner Renate Mengelberg enthusiastic to…

by Raymond Rendleman
Renate Mengelberg says she’s enthusiastic about continuing to serve on the Oregon City Commission and has filed to run for the remaining two years of the term originally held by Daphne Wuest.…
Jun 22, 2016

Oak Lodge officials take on details of consolidation

by Anyi Wong-Lifton
At a joint meeting last Wednesday, the 10 elected officials of the Oak Lodge Water and Oak Lodge Sanitary districts selected from among themselves five leaders for the board of the consolidated…
TIDINGS PHOTO: PATRICK MALEE - Harvesters from the Yakama Nation and Nez Perce Tribe were joined by researchers last week for the annual lamprey harvest at Willamette Falls.
Jun 23, 2016

A prehistoric delicacy

by Patrick Malee
Year after year, Native American tribes head to Willamette Falls for lamprey harvest To participate in a lamprey harvest at Willamette Falls is not unlike travelling to a different world. You…
PHOTO BY ELLEN SPITALERI - Father Jim Kolb, second from left, officiated at Stanley Fafara's funeral and here at the blessing of his gravestone. Also in attendance were, from left, Elizabeth Duncan, Beverly Jeppesen and Margie Tosi.
Jun 22, 2016

'Whitey' actor Stanley Fafara of 'Leave it to Beaver' finally…

by Ellen Spitaleri
The rainclouds parted and the sun shone as a mourning dove called from a nearby tree and nine people gathered at the Redland Pioneer Cemetery last week to watch the blessing of a gravestone for…