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May 04, 2016

Letter: Save Oak Lodge tax money; elect Ludlow, Savas, Gibson;…

by The Clackamas Review
The surprising thing about the opposition to the consolidation of the Oak Lodge water and sanitary districts is that it exists at all. Why would anyone — liberal or conservative, Democrat or…
May 04, 2016

Taking care of business: Turning around troubled Clackamas River…

by Ken Humberston
As many of you are aware. I am running for Clackamas County commissioner against Tootie Smith. I currently serve on the Clackamas River Water Board. I was elected to that board to help resolve…
May 04, 2016

WES providing quality service to county

by Gregory Geist
In “Local newspaper supports merger of Oak Lodge districts” published on April 20, your editorial board wrote the following passage: “Opponents instead are arguing that the Oak Lodge districts…


May 04, 2016

Infrastructure for the 21st century: How we brought fiber…

by Bill King
Large infrastructure projects have an economic multiplier effect and are essential for economic growth. In today’s polarized political environment, skeptics on both sides fear these projects…
WILLAMETTE FALLS MEDIA CENTER - From left, are OPB reporter Rob Manning, Clackamas County Commissioner Paul Savas, Clackamas County Commissioner Jim Bernard, Clackamas County Board Chairman John Ludlow and Clackamas Review/Oregon City News Editor Raymond Rendleman.
May 02, 2016

Pamplin Media moderates debate for Clackamas County chair…

by Raymond Rendleman
Willamette Falls Media Center and Clackamas Review/Oregon City News Editor Raymond Rendleman co-hosted a more than hour-long debate on April 28 for members of the County Board of Commissioners…
April 27, 2016

Letters: Oak Lodge merger; Paul Savas for county commission;…

by The Clackamas Review
I write to clarify confusions in the Voters’ Pamphlet that ratepayers in the Oak Lodge Sanitary and Oak Lodge Water districts are receiving for the May 17 election for consolidation measures…
April 27, 2016

Let's embrace all of our county's libraries

by Paul Savas
Recently there has been a lot of discussion about libraries, particularly in the Oak Grove, Jennings Lodge and Gladstone communities. Also, on the May ballot Milwaukie is asking the voters to…
April 20, 2016

Letters: Ledding Library proposal inspires proponents of Measure…

by The Clackamas Review
I am writing in support City of Milwaukie Measure 3-477 which is on the May 17 ballot. A vote for this measure will authorize the city to raise up to $9.2 million for library repairs,…
April 20, 2016

Oak Lodge districts have done their homework

by Susan Keil and Jim Martin
In the April 6 edition, George Whitley of Oak Grove asked if the Oak Lodge Water District and the Oak Lodge Sanitary District have thoroughly researched alternatives for combining the two…
April 20, 2016

Consider the consequences of Oak Lodge merger

by George K. Payne
I am very concerned about the proposed merger of Oak Lodge Water District and Oak Lodge Sanitary District. 1. OLSD Board President Terry Gibson stated there would be a $425,000 annual savings to…

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PHOTO BY RAYMOND RENDLEMAN - Oregon City's Urban Renewal Commission on March 16 approved $90,000 in grants for this house at 216 14th St. It turns out that the application for the funding may have overstated how primitive the houses plumbing and cooking facilities were in the first half of the 20th century, a potential error that this newspaper repeated.
Apr 20, 2016

Correction: We did have indoor plumbing!

by James L. Warnock
I found your April 6 article “Urban renewal funds target downtown house” very interesting since I lived in the house right next the railroad tracks from April 11, 1937, until June 26, 1940. You…
Apr 20, 2016

Local newspaper supports merger of Oak Lodge sanitary, water…

by Editorial Board
If someone told you that you could save $425,000 per year, you’d be right to be skeptical. You get flyers promising savings in the mail all the time, and most of them go straight into your…
Apr 20, 2016

Letters: Cleaning up Johnson Creek; Gladstone Library's future;…

by The Clackamas Review
I am writing in regards to the recent talk of pollution (“Precision Castparts pollutes Johnson Creek,” April 13). I live in Milwaukie and have met several people who work at PCC. I appreciate…
Apr 20, 2016

Gladstone, Oak Lodge library saga continues

by Leslie Shirk
A town-hall meeting was held on March 30 at the Riverside School in Oak Grove. The Clackamas County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) was there to take questions from any and all citizens in…
Apr 13, 2016

Our Opinion: Giving lip service to transparency

by Editorial Board
This coming July 4, the nation celebrates its 240th birthday and the 50th anniversary of the federal Freedom of Information Act. The law was passed and signed by President Lyndon Baines Johnson…
Apr 13, 2016

Oak Lodge merger; High Rocks drowning; Ludlow vs. Savas; OC…

by The Clackamas Review
Consolidating the Oak Lodge Water and Oak Lodge Sanitary District will save money - in both the short and the long term - for our schools, our fire departments, our businesses and our…
Apr 13, 2016

Can the state bypass your city charter?

by Rebecca Adams
Can the state bypass your city charter? That is not a hypothetical question. We are about to find out. With all the March excitement that’s going on in your life you may have missed the Big…
Apr 06, 2016

Our Opinion: Rape victims' courage to be applauded

by Editorial Board
A handful of women who overcame one of the most traumatic experiences imaginable have fundamentally changed the way Oregon thinks about the crime of rape. Nine years ago, when notorious rapist…
Apr 06, 2016

Letters: Oak Lodge merger; Ludlow, Tootie's big-business ties

by The Clackamas Review
The Oak Lodge Water District and Oak Lodge Sanitary District have not thoroughly researched all alternatives for combining the two utilities. The elected boards have a fiduciary responsibility…
Apr 06, 2016

Oak Lodge managers: You only need one of us

by Dan Bradley and J. Michael Read
When you receive your primary election ballot in late April, you’ll see an issue you may not have heard anything about. Oak Lodge Water District and Oak Lodge Sanitary District have been working…