McLoughlin House hosts plein-air paintings

McLoughlin House hosts plein-air paintings

Longing for better weather as the days get shorter? A special show of plein-air paintings is on...

Award-winning Davis Graveyard celebrates 15th anniversary

Award-winning Davis Graveyard celebrates 15th anniversary

Since 2001, the Davis family has created a creepy yard haunt that has attracted people from all...

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 30, 2014

Proposal dies for cell tower on school grounds

by Raymond Rendleman
AT&T has withdrawn its controversial application to build a cell tower on the grounds at John McLoughlin Elementary School, the city announced this week. Although the wireless carrier…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: JOE KRUMM - Pictured is the scene after dictionaries are delivered to the Oregon Trail Elementary School by Clackamas Rotary.
October 29, 2014

School notes: Dictionaries delivered; community service; new…

by Raymond Rendleman
Every third grader in the North Clackamas School District received dictionaries from area Rotary Clubs this month. At Oregon Trail Elementary, James Maciokas and Tom Bolt from the Rotary Clubs…
October 29, 2014

State senate race heats up on jobs, education

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Candidates for Senate District 20 each trying to paint the other as out-of-touch - Senator Alan Olsen (R-Clackamas County) is back to defend a seat he narrowly won four years ago, but Democratic…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: CCC - Clackamas Community College horticulture students gather produce in the organic vegetable garden providing produce to Bugatti's.
October 29, 2014

Students grow produce for Bugatti's

by The Clackamas Review
Patrons at Bugatti’s restaurant in Oregon City will dine on organically grown produce from the Horticulture Department at Clackamas Community College thanks to a new agreement. The restaurant…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - A student at Rowe Middle School in Milwaukie works with Steve Berliner during a NCUWC-sponsored planting event last May.
October 29, 2014

Volunteers needed for cleanup of natural area

by Ellen Spitaleri
Groups will tour 3-Creeks Natural Area, pick up trash - Volunteers are urged to join a cleanup event at 3-Creeks Natural Area from 9 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Nov. 2, at the North Clackamas…
October 29, 2014

Have a bite to eat, stop a bite that kills

by Raymond Rendleman
Carus and Oregon City United Methodist churches are hosting a donation potato bar as part of their Imagine No Malaria campaign to help eradicate the preventable and treatable disease. This 5:30…
October 27, 2014

Taxes could fund $25M for new North Clackamas parks

by Raymond Rendleman
North Clackamas County voters have a lot to consider Nov. 4 in creating a new board with increased tax revenues to build park-project priorities for Happy Valley, Milwaukie and the…
Photo Credit: COURTEST KOIN 6 NEWS/LAURA FENN - This tree knocked down power lines on Southwest Vista in Portland on Saturday.
October 26, 2014

Thousands in region without power Sunday

by Jim Redden
Thousandsof households in the Portland area were without power Sunday morning following Saturday's wind storm, according to Portland General Electric. As of 5:10 p.m. Sunday, Portland General…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY OF KOIN LOCAL 6 - This tree crushed the garage in Lake Oswego, but no one was hurt during the High Wind Warning, Oct. 25, 2014
October 25, 2014

Fierce winds topple trees, sever power

by Pamplin Media Group
60,000 PGE customers without electricity Saturday afternoon High winds pummeling the Portland metropolitan area are causing downed trees and extensive power outages. Portland General Electric…
October 24, 2014

WES to get another interim director in ongoing search for…

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Another interim director of Clackamas County Water Environment Services will step down Nov. 30. Clackamas County’s Water Environment Services will see its fourth top manager in a year as the…

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Oct 29, 2014

Voters to decide if clerk's office is well run

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Challenger David Robinson says he hopes to improve the office's image in light of controversies - U.S. Navy Commander David Robinson thinks he has a good shot at knocking County Clerk Sherry…
Oct 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…
Oct 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
Oct 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.
Oct 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;…
Photo Credit: CCHS - Muriel (Mertie) Stevens circa 1900 (18 years old).
Oct 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,…
Oct 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…
Photo Credit: OC CHAMBER - Pictured cutting the ribbon are, from left, Jo Crenshaw, Mayor Doug Neeley and Chamber Executive Director Amber Holveck.
Oct 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: CCSO - Caro
Oct 21, 2014

MPD investigating murder case

by The Clackamas Review
UPDATE: Suspect identified - Milwaukie Police Department on Friday identified 32-year-old Joaquin Mario Caro as a suspect in the homicide of 43-year-old Kenneth Scham. Police said Tuesday that…
Photo Credit: ALVARO FONTAN - Max working in the kitchen during the event.
Oct 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,…


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