'Bridge of the People'

'Bridge of the People'

Tilikum Crossing name reflects area's native roots, friendship TriMet has named the new...

'All kids are priceless'

'All kids are priceless'

Project aims to transform lives of sex trafficking victims “I was just raped in back of a...

INCREDIBLE ORDEAL

INCREDIBLE ORDEAL

Longtime Oregon City resident Sylvia Soumokil noticed a couple of bruises that just didn’t...

Dog bites mark end to GPD canine program

Dog bites mark end to GPD canine program

Gladstone Police Chief Jim Pryde was “sad” to announce to city councilors Tuesday night...

History IN THE MAKING

History IN THE MAKING

Milwaukie Museum receives $30K city grant for revamping exhibits, cataloging local artifacts - ...

WHEN DISASTER STRIKES

WHEN DISASTER STRIKES

Clackamas County’s greater susceptibility to landslides is back in the spotlight with storms...

Learning the 'bones' of firefighting

Learning the 'bones' of firefighting

Trainee firefighters had the unique opportunity last week to visit several Northern Heights...

Dance finals bring home silver, bronze trophies

Dance finals bring home silver, bronze trophies

Clackamas High School’s Cavalettes and Rex Putnam High School’s Royal Crowns shocked...

Hundreds of trees planted along Rock Creek

Hundreds of trees planted along Rock Creek

The Ides of March may have been bad luck for Julius Caesar, but Saturday, March 15, was a lucky...

Envirobots advance to regional robotics championships

Envirobots advance to regional robotics championships

The members of the robotics team from Oregon City’s Springwater Environmental Sciences...

Fourth-grader seeks to help others with Caring Collection

Fourth-grader seeks to help others with Caring Collection

Most fourth-graders are interested in getting clothes, toys and snacks, but 10-year-old Natalie...

Farmers markets benefit from New Seasons

Farmers markets benefit from New Seasons

Corporations usually don’t give cash to their competition, but New Seasons Market handed out...

Demolition puts an end to tilting Clackamas River trolley bridge

Demolition puts an end to tilting Clackamas River trolley bridge

Heavy equipment began removing the old Portland Traction Co. bridge over the Clackamas River in...

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by: PHOTO COURTESY: MPD - Officers box-in the suspects near Washington Street and 23rd Avenue in downtown Milwaukie.
April 18, 2014

Milwaukie police chase ends in slew of charges

by The Clackamas Review
Two different citizens called 911 at about 11 a.m. Thursday to report a driver of a silver-colored, Mitsubishi Galant with Utah license plates "cutting cookies" and making U-turns in the middle…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Team members include, from left to right, Mika Doman (West Linn), Tally Steele (West Linn), Annie Johnson (Lake Oswego), Malia Yraguen (West Linn), Mimi Rupert (Portland), Milan Page (Oregon City), Kennedy Waible (Wilsonville), Elizabeth Abel (Portland).
April 17, 2014

Local dancers fundraising to compete at nationals

by Raymond Rendleman
J2, an eight-member company of 10 to 14-year-olds out of Oregon City dance studio Dance Vision, is raising funds to travel to Las Vegas to compete in the National Dance Awards this summer. From…
by: HAPPY VALLEY - Tom Andrusko
April 16, 2014

Andrusko already missed at Happy Valley City Hall

by Raymond Rendleman
City Councilor Tom Andrusko resigned from his position on Happy Valley City Council last week. Self-employed in the building, development and remodeling industry, Andrusko was first elected in…
April 16, 2014

Happy Valley bans marijuana, considers Climate Smart plans

by Corey Buchanan
Tuesday night meeting begins with discussion of Damascus property owners who may want to leave their city - Happy Valley City Council reached an informal consensus at its Tuesday evening work…
April 16, 2014

AT&T cell tower proposal appealed

by Corey Buchanan
Clackamas County’s recent approval of an AT&T cell phone tower just outside of Oregon City has met with a bevy of backlash from homeowners surrounding the would-be 150-foot structure. Neighbors…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Flat at 719 Main St. in Oregon City offers London inspired furniture and apparel.
April 16, 2014

Five new retailers open in downtown OC

by Raymond Rendleman
Several new retailers are calling downtown Oregon City home, led by indie retailer Tara Vincente with her Denim Salvage concept in late February followed by London-inspired The Flat this month.…
by: PHOTO COURTESY: MAHLUM ARCHITECTS - In the old bank vault turned into an X-ray room, 12-inch-thick concrete walls act as a safety barrier.
April 16, 2014

Milwaukie bank vault goes to the dogs

by The Clackamas Review
Kim Freeman, an oncologist, and John Wooldridge, a surgeon, are merging their practices April 19 into a new comprehensive veterinary cancer and surgery clinic, at 10400 S.E. Main St., Milwaukie.…
April 14, 2014

CRW rates set to nearly double

by Corey Buchanan
Clackamas River Water commissioners approved increased retail water rates for the next eight years by an average of $3.91 per month starting after the meter readings this month. Customers’ June…
by: PHOTO COURTESY: BRAD CANTOR - Principal Amy Busch (center) accepts the check April 10 from Nichole Wieteska of Arthur Murray Dance Studio, & Glen Stubbs of WL May Co.
April 12, 2014

Portland-area businesses unite for arts-education funding

by Raymond Rendleman
Milwaukie’s Linwood Elementary received a bass xylophone on Thursday for its children’s music program, as well as additional funding to purchase new instruments from $700 in donations from…
April 11, 2014

Milwaukie to cut staff regardless of May vote

by Raymond Rendleman
If Milwaukie voters don’t open their wallets during the May election, the city will have to make estimated cuts almost twice the size of budget slashes already in the works. Milwaukie Finance…

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Apr 10, 2014

Clackamas County debate light on substance

by Raymond Rendleman
Facts? What facts? If you wanted a summary of the issues facing Clackamas County, you shouldn’t have attended the debate among commissioner candidates Thursday in Happy Valley. Sponsored by the…
by: PHOTO COURTESY: GHS - Gladstone High School Band's horn players are pictured in competition.
Apr 10, 2014

GHS band wins league contest, qualifies for state

by The Clackamas Review
The Gladstone High School band won the Tri-Valley League competition Thursday, April 10. The group will compete next at the state 4A championship at Oregon State University on Wednesday, May 14.…
by: GHS - Trevor Browning
Apr 09, 2014

Local student accepted at Air Force Academy

by The Clackamas Review
Trevor Browning, a senior at Gladstone High School, has been accepted to the U.S. Air Force Academy. Currently ranked fourth in his class, Browning is the student body president, and is on track…
Apr 09, 2014

Foundation announces memorial scholarship

by Raymond Rendleman
Students who have chosen to pursue a course of study related to emergency services professions are eligible for college scholarships sponsored by the Clackamas Emergency Services Foundation.…
Apr 09, 2014

Celebrate National Poetry Month at OC Library

by Raymond Rendleman
“Every War has Two Losers: William Stafford on Peace and War,” a 30-minute film, will be shown to kick off the evening and discussion 7 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at Oregon City Public Library,…
by: OREGON DEPT. OF PUBLIC SAFETY STANDARDS AND TRAINING - Oregon City Reserve Officer Robert Libke and Jackson County Sheriff's Office Deputy Charles H. Basyes names are etched into the memorial honoring 180 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty statewide.
Apr 09, 2014

Libke's name added to Salem memorial

by The Oregon City News
In preparation for Oregon’s Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Memorial Ceremony, the names of Oregon City Reserve Officer Robert Libke and Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Charles H. Basye…
by: PHOTO BY MICHELLE LEIGH - Three of Tevye's daughters are portrayed by, from left, Alexis Davis, as Chava, Melanie Erickson, as Hodel, and Leah Kemeny, as Tzeitel.
Apr 09, 2014

Journey with cast of 54 in 'Fiddler on the Roof Jr.'

by Ellen Spitaleri
For those who love groundbreaking musicals, complete with hummable, familiar tunes and a storyline revolving around love, tradition and taking a step into the unknown, Oregon City Children’s…
by: PHOTO BY: BUD NODURFT - A photo of last year's farce 'Golden State' features actors Travis Nodurft and Vana OBrienon.
Apr 09, 2014

Talk back with actors, director after seeing farce

by Raymond Rendleman
Clackamas Repertory Theatre continues its fifth annual staged play-reading series, “Sundays at Three,” on Sunday, April 13, with a production of “One Slight Hitch.” The zany farce is by comedian…
Apr 09, 2014

School notes: Proposed textbooks; MHS Earth Day; etc.

by Raymond Rendleman
The Gladstone School District is considering the adoption of new math instructional materials for first grade and kindergarten and new English language arts instructional materials for…
by: PHOTO COURTESY: GRACE DIDWAY - Verne Duncan guest-directs the new North Clackamas Community Choir in its debut performance Sunday.
Apr 08, 2014

Politicos, songs fill Verne A. Duncan Elementary School

by Raymond Rendleman
Several surprise guests came Sunday to the 80th birthday party of Verne Duncan, a Milwaukie resident who was state superintendent from 1975 to 1989 and a state senator from 1997 to 2003. Duncan…




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