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October 01, 2014

Letters: Support for CCC bond, Shaw, library, postman; but no…

by The Clackamas Review
I am writing in support of the proposed CCC bond measure on the ballot this November. While we have all the seen the headlines regarding poor choices being made by others with public money, CCC…
October 01, 2014

Vote for CCC, greater prosperity in county

by Editorial Board
Voters who live within the Clackamas Community College district have a chance in November to modernize the college’s facilities, while also holding their tax rate in check. A proposed bond…
October 01, 2014

Should liars, abusers represent the interests of OC citizens?

by Nancy Walters
I am deeply offended by and strongly object to the Oregon City Chamber of Commerce’s recent endorsements for Oregon City Commission candidates (Readers’ letters, Sept. 24). How do chamber…
September 24, 2014

Batey, Power can help move Milwaukie forward

by Angelene Falconer
Now that I have a daughter, I consider her future with virtually every decision I make: which books to read; which movies to watch; which games to play; and for whom I will cast my vote on Election…
September 24, 2014

Letters: OC candidate support; yes CCC Bond; no Mcloughlin cell…

by The Clackamas Review
It is vital that the Oregon City Chamber be a voice for public policy that advances a prosperous business climate, job development and the interests of chamber members and other businesses. Six…
September 24, 2014

Work with candidates provides voice for business

by North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce
As a business organization, when the North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce weighs who to endorse, it considers the needs and concerns of its members more than any political advantage that may come…
September 17, 2014

Letters: CCC Bond; GPD accreditation; no marijauna; candidates…

by The Clackamas Review
While Washington and Multnomah counties have more than made up for the jobs lost in the worst recession experienced since the Great Depression, Clackamas County has not yet done so. It is…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Celebrating the installation of the markers are Morry and Carolyn Arntson of Waverley Country Club (front); Karen and Randy Fletcher, representing the Sons of Veterans of the Civil War (center); City Councilor Dave Hedges (back).
September 17, 2014

Pioneer Cemetery gets Civil War veteran markers

by Dolly Macken-Hambright
Thanks to Waverley Country Club, the Sons of Veterans of the Civil War and the volunteers who not only did huge amounts of research, they also tirelessly engaged in signature collecting to…
September 17, 2014

CCC's $90M bond measure would improve learning opportunities at…

by Greg Chaimov
When Marissa Powell graduated from high school in 2009, she had already earned 94 college credits at Clackamas Community College. She was nearly halfway toward her bachelor’s degree at Texas A&M…
September 17, 2014

Let's not allow a developer to take advantage of OC

by Kathy Roth
I would like to respond to Mr. Fred Bruning’s Community Soapbox editorial (“Setting the record straight on Cabela’s project history,” Sept. 10). I can agree with one statement in Mr. Bruning’s…

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Sep 10, 2014

CCC bond measure is well-planned and necessary

by Jeanne Magmer
I am supporting the Clackamas Community College bond measure in November for the following reasons: · It’s a good plan based on what our community wants from its college. · It adds classrooms…
Sep 10, 2014

Setting the record straight on Cabela's project history

by Fred Bruning
I thought I would write down my thoughts about Oregon City Commissioner Kathy Roth’s position regarding the Rivers regional mixed-use project with a hotel, entertainment and office component…
Sep 10, 2014

It's time to prepare your family for a major disaster

by Linda Hedges
Imagine it’s a weekday morning. Children are in school, hundreds of thousands of our neighbors are at work around the metro area. Suddenly there is a sharp jolt and a loud roar. And then…
Sep 03, 2014

Letters: Election endorsements; pro-life or pro-birth?

by The Clackamas Review
We have Cover Oregon, an unmitigated disaster, the Department of Health and Human Services online fiasco, the Columbia River Crossing bridge to nowhere, the rerouting of U.S. Highway 20 $150…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTOS - Karen Rees is proud of herself after taking classes and consulting with experts at the East Side Athletic Club.
Sep 03, 2014

East Side Athletic Club thanked as life-changing

by Karen Rees
In October of 2013 I was obese, inactive and the definition of unhealthy. To be honest, inactive does not even come close to an accurate description. My roommates gave me a nickname; they called…
Sep 03, 2014

Damascus should heed warning of land-use planning forefathers

by Les Poole
I was one of the hundreds who recently attended the “Day in Damascus” festival. Late in the afternoon I took a moment to glance across the crowd, looking for signs of the division that has…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: CLACKAMAS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - 1892: 1883 grain elevator and 1880 wheat warehouse (with inclining flour conveyor); Imperial Mills.
Aug 27, 2014

From grain elevator to sulphite mill: The transformation of OC's…

by James Nicita
Commentary on the Willamette Falls Legacy Project - (Second of a two-part history of Mill C. For Part 1, see “Mill’s riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma,” Aug. 5.) In its first-ever…
Aug 20, 2014

Letters: County should pay its share for OC services; abortion…

by The Clackamas Review
It is expensive for Oregon City to be the county seat of Clackamas County. The dominating presence of Clackamas County brings lots of people to Oregon City on a daily basis, requiring Oregon…
Aug 20, 2014

District unnecessarily raises sewer rates

by Doug Neeley
On June 11, the Clackamas County Board of Commissioners, as the governing body of Tri-City Service District, filed a lawsuit against Oregon City challenging the city’s Right of Way Usage Fee.…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Carson McVay, a resident of Oregon City and a biologist with the Warm Springs Tribe, is participating in a study to measure the abundance of Pacific Lamprey passing Willamette Falls.
Aug 20, 2014

These wriggly leech-like creatures not parasitic

by Katheyn Kostow
Pacific lampreys are passing over Willamette Falls this month, and are entering streams near you. Lampreys are like nothing else you’ll ever see. Lampreys are a unique class of ancient animals…

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