Japanese garden hosts festival Aug. 8

Japanese garden hosts festival Aug. 8

'Fukkatsu' marks rebirth of cultural center The Gresham Japanese Garden will host the Fukkatsu...

Legacy Family Wellness Fair to focus on bike helmets

Legacy Family Wellness Fair to focus on bike helmets

Event features $6 helmets, CPR demonstrations Mike Morrison, a trauma nurse in Portland’s...

Keeping your cool when weather's hot

Keeping your cool when weather's hot

Providence, Legacy experts weigh in keeping hydrated As we experience yet another heat wave in...

Portland singer ready for 'Soulful' show

Portland singer ready for 'Soulful' show

Blanket Concert takes place Saturday, Aug. 1, in Troutdale Singer-songwriter Paul Creighton...

Pickathon makes families feel welcome

Pickathon makes families feel welcome

Indie-roots music festival distinguishes itself through children's, teens activities To the...

Time to take another 'Bite' this July 25

Time to take another 'Bite' this July 25

Food, music, more Saturday at Imagination Station Fans of food and music have an opportunity to...


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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Country rockers Saturated Phats will play a Music Mondays show at Greshams Arts Plaza, 401 N.E. Second St., between Hood and Kelly avenues, from 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 10.
July 28, 2015

Out and About

by Rob Cullivan
Concerts Soulful Giving Blanket Concert: noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Junki and Linda Yoshida’s estate, 29330 S.E. Stark St., Troutdale. Attendees must be 21 or older. Tickets range from…
July 21, 2015

Out and About

by Rob Cullivan
Concert Soulful Giving Blanket Concert — 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Junki and Linda Yoshida’s estate, 29330 S.E. Stark St., Troutdale. Attendees must be 21 or older. Tickets…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Geno Michaels and SOULCITY
July 21, 2015

Music Mondays offer hot fun in the summertime

by Rob Cullivan
Latin jazz, blues, bluegrass among series' offerings If you haven’t heard yet, one of the best music deals in town comes at no cost to you. From bluegrass to blues, Music Mondays offers a wide…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Two-time Grammy winner Patrick Lamb headlines the Soulful Giving Blanket Concert Aug. 1 in Troutdale.
July 14, 2015

Out and About

by Rob Cullivan
Concert Soulful Giving Blanket Concert — 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Junki and Linda Yoshida’s estate, 29330 S.E. Stark St., Troutdale. Attendees must be 21 or older. Concert…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: CITY OF GRESHAM - Browsing the various booths at the Gresham Arts Festival is a favorite activity for attendees.
July 14, 2015

Gresham prepares for artist invasion

by Rob Cullivan
Annual festival always draws thousands As many as 10,000 people are expected to descend on Historic Downtown Gresham Saturday, July 18, for the annual Gresham Arts Festival, which features the…
FILE PHOTO - Caber tossing is a popular event at the Portland Highland Games, which take place July 17-18 at Mt. Hood Community College
July 10, 2015

High road leads to Mt. Hood Community College July 17-18

by Rob Cullivan
Highland Games features pipers, dancers, contests and more It’s that time of year again, when lads and lassies gather for the annual Portland Highland Games at Mt. Hood Community College, 26000…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising are among the acts set to play Music Mondays, a series of free concerts in Gresham this summer. The band takes the stage at the Gresham Arts Plaza July 27.
July 07, 2015

Out and About

by Rob Cullivan
Concert Soulful Giving — 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Junki and Linda Yoshida’s estate, 29330 S.E. Stark St., Troutdale. Attendees must be 21 or older. Concert benefits Randall…
July 07, 2015

Estacada Timber Festival attracts families and loggers alike

by Alexandra Wallachy
The 2015 Timber Festival was full of music, food and old-fashioned timber competitions. Festival attendees young and old navigated booths of food, trinkets and watched amateur loggers show off…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Children wave to a passing fire engine Saturday during the Corbett Fourth of July Parade.   6. The Corbett Parade attracted thousands of spectators to watch classic cars, rodeo queens, vintage military vehicles and much more.   7. Children rush to collect candy thrown from passing vehicles during the Corbett Fourth of July Parade.   8. Children look to catch candy thrown by this vintage military truck sponsored by the Weston familys auto dealerships.   9. The Corbett Fourth of July Parade is a festive occasion that includes vehicles of all stripes, including this 1948 Gibson Model D tractor.   10. The Weston fire engine cruises Springdale while showering candy on spectators at the Corbett Fourth of July Parade.   11. Throw Water, Not Candy was the motto of this float at the Corbett Fourth of July parade Saturday.
July 07, 2015

There's no place like the Fourth of July Corbett Fun Festival

by Alexandra Wallachy
Most things have changed since 1970. Skylines change, hairlines receded and the Corbett Fun Festival grew. In its 45-year tenure the festival, which originally took place on Halloween, has…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Mac Potts is a talented young pianist who will perform his music at the first International Bite of Gresham July 11.
June 30, 2015

International Bite means 'No One Left Behind'

by Rob Cullivan
July 11 event benefits outreach to poor in Gresham By having a good time, you can help others have a better life. That’s the impetus behind the First International Bite of Gresham, set to take…

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Jun 30, 2015

Out and About

by Rob Cullivan
Concert Soulful Giving — 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Junki and Linda Yoshida’s estate, 29330 S.E. Stark St., Troutdale. Attendees must be 21 or older. Concert benefits Randall…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO COURTESY OF OREGON CARE PARTNERS - Caring for an aging parent may be challenging, but it also offers moments like this when people can share memories, notes Shelly Edwards, a caregiver trainer.
Jun 26, 2015

Some advice on what to do when a loved one doesn't understand you

by Rob Cullivan
Expert offers tips on caring for people with challenges Anyone with an aging parent or loved one for whom he or she must care has had that moment. “They don’t understand why you don’t understand…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Sandy writer William Leslie loaned this Benito Mussolini ashtray to the Home Front exhibit.
Jun 26, 2015

Heslin House highlights the home front

by Rob Cullivan
World War II exhibit on display through year's end Want to strike a blow against fascism? Try flicking your cigarette ashes in Benito Mussolini’s mouth. Of course, it’s not really his mouth.…
Jun 23, 2015

Out and About

by Rob Cullivan
Concert Soulful Giving — 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Junki and Linda Yoshida’s estate, 29330 S.E. Stark St., Troutdale. Attendees must be 21 or older. Concert benefits Randall…
Jun 23, 2015

Region's songwriters converge on Gresham June 25

by Rob Cullivan
Spinella's hosts tunesmiths who want to reach top of the pops Nothing gets you noticed in the music business faster than writing a song with a memorable hook — a catchy refrain, a clever lyric —…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: QUINTON SMITH - Taking photos of soon-to-be brides, proud parents and tourists is part of the job for Bridal Veil Postmaster Tara Stiller. On Monday Stiller snapped a shot of Tina and Ron Calleros and James and Veronica Medina of Colton, Calif. who spotted the rustic post office on a trip to Multnomah Falls and stopped to mail postcards.
Jun 23, 2015

The stamp of a good marriage

by Quinton Smith
Wedding invites popular at historic Bridal Veil post office. Frank and Lona Arnold of Vancouver, Wash., were first in line Monday morning when the tiny post office opened. The Arnolds had 67…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: ALEXANDRA WALLACHY  - Damascus residents placed flowers and candles at the site of a fallen Ponderosa Pine at the corner of Damascus Square.
Jun 24, 2015

Rest in peace, Ponderosa pine

by Alexandra Wallachy
Some people in Damascus are grieving, but not for a fellow citizen. Instead, they’re mourning a Ponderosa pine that stood for decades in Damascus Square. Since the tree was cut down Friday, May…
Jun 19, 2015

High school 'Rising Stars' workshops offered at Arts Plaza

by Pamplin Media Group
Participants will perform in July 6 launch of 2015 Music Mondays series New to student summer activities in Gresham, the Rising Stars Project offers a series of workshops in June with…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Susan Mitchell's 'Flaming Color' is an example of the pastel works she likes to create.
Jun 16, 2015

From their 'Backyards' to your eyes

by Rob Cullivan
Latest exhibit features 24 artists' work Three decades ago, it was love at first sight for Susan Mitchell. The object of her infatuation: pastels. “I instantly fell in love with the medium,” she…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - The Scratchdog Stringband will perform its bluegrass music from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Solfest in downtown Gresham, Saturday, June 20.
Jun 16, 2015

Out and About

by Rob Cullivan
Concert Soulful Giving — 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Junki and Linda Yoshida’s estate, 29330 S.E. Stark St., Troutdale. Attendees must be 21 or older. Concert benefits Randall…




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