White Horse owners giving Molalla landmark a facelift

White Horse owners giving Molalla landmark a facelift

Ryan Gengler and Ben Rash of Silverton bought the restaurant and lounge after it had been closed...

Opens with a splash

Opens with a splash

Molalla's new Fox Park Splash Pad opened Friday After cutting the ribbon to officially open the...

Molalla man named Portland Firefighter of the year

Molalla man named Portland Firefighter of the year

Adam Salvetti, of Molalla, was named the 2014 Portland Firefighter of the Year. The city of...

Memorial to the family that gave Molalla Feyrer Park

Memorial to the family that gave Molalla Feyrer Park

Descendents of the Feyrer family are doing their part to keep the park that bears their name a...

Fire destroys Elisha Road home

Fire destroys Elisha Road home

Molalla Fire District was one of seven fire departments called in to contain a house fire Monday...

Molalla Train Park to celebrate Founder's Day, 60th Anniversary

Molalla Train Park to celebrate Founder's Day, 60th Anniversary

The late Harry Harvey had the idea for a park where families could go to ride and learn about...

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Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Nancy Wakefield, a retired teacher and administrator, has been volunteering with Court Appointed Special Advocates for children (CASA) for seven years.
August 20, 2014

Retired teacher serves as advocate for kids in court

by Shasta Kearns Moore
It’s funny how one phone call can change the course of a life. Or several. Thirteen years ago, Nancy Wakefield was a principal in the Neah-Kah-Nie School District on the Oregon Coast when she…
August 19, 2014

Assistant weighmaster's widow seeks $2.75 million

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Clackamas County is facing a $2.75 million lawsuit and a $2,100 fine in the wake of the on-duty homicide of Assistant Weighmaster Grady Waxenfelter. The Estacada father of three was shot in the…
August 13, 2014

Clackamas County faces $2.75 million wrongful death suit

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Oregon OSHA hits county with a $2,100 citation in connection with weighmaster homicide Clackamas County is facing a $2.75 million lawsuit and a $2,100 fine in the wake of the on-duty homicide of…
August 06, 2014

Molalla's Second Friday

by Peggy Savage
The August Molalla 2nd Friday will be held from 4 p.m. to dusk on Aug. 8 with an auto-themed event, “Colored and Chrome.” Free activities for kids of all ages will be available, including car…
August 05, 2014

High-speed crash, arrest could lead to lawsuit

by Shasta Kearns Moore
A Colton man plans to sue Clackamas County for a May 8 car crash that seemed to play out like a scene from a movie. According to Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office records, around 1 p.m. that day…
August 05, 2014

CCC hosts small farm school

by Raymond Rendleman
OSU Extension, the Clackamas County Soil and Water Conservation District, and Clackamas Community College will host the second-annual Small Farm School. This is an all-day event for beginning…
August 03, 2014

Update: Victims identified in Saturday Molalla River crash

by Peggy Savage
Two died and three were injured when car plunges off 100-foot cliff into the Molalla River. Clackamas County Sheriff's Office has now released the names of those involved in a crash Saturday…
Photo Credit: OSP - A woman was injured and her husband later died after their car ran off the road and flipped over on Highway 211 near Colton.
August 04, 2014

Man dies, wife injured in Highway 211 crash

by Peggy Savage
A woman was injured and her husband later died Sunday when their car ran off the road and flipped over on Highway 211 near Colton. At approximately 4:56 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, a 2006 Subaru Legacy…
Photo Credit: CITY OF MOLALLA - A conceptual drawing of the Fox Park Splash Pad
July 31, 2014

Fox Splash Pad opening is August 1

by Peggy Savage
City will hold a dedication and ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. Friday. Mayor Debbie Rogge will cut the ribbon Friday, Aug. 1 for Molalla’s new Splash Pad at Fox Park. The grand opening for the new…
Photo Credit: MARIANNE KNAPP - Nagging Wife BBQ won the people's choice award at the WildRiver BBQ Cook-off competition. They were one of the sponsors of the BBQ and Bingo night for Brooke Garbart last December, and they finally got the chance to meet this special little girl at the competition. Pictured with Brooke at their booth in the WildRiver BBQ Cook-off are Robert Knoke, left and Ben Fullerton, both of Nagging Wife BBQ.
July 30, 2014

WildRiver BBQ competition announces trophy winners

by Peggy Savage
Molalla's WildRiver BBQ is the largest barbecue competition in the state, and it ran Saturday and Sunday in the shade of the oak grove, with a record number of entries. Top BBQ cooks from around…

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Jul 30, 2014

Three Molalla city council seats on November ballot

by Peggy Savage
The Molalla City Council will have three positions ending on Dec. 31 and the city is asking for people interested in running for a position on the council to apply. The open council seats each…
Jason Carroll, of Molalla, named VFW All-American State Commander
Jul 30, 2014

VFW All-American State Commander

by Peggy Savage
Jason Carroll, the 2013-14 Veterans of Foreign Wars State Commander, was awarded All-American honors at the 115th National convention of the Veterans fo Freign Wars in St. Louis, Mo last week.…
Kelly Douglas in the Molalla High School Garden
Jul 30, 2014

MHS Culture Club advisor to be honored with statewide award

by Peggy Savage
Molalla High School teacher Kelly Douglas has been named the recipient of Oregon Public Health Institute's Health Genius Award. The award ceremony will take place on Friday, Sept.12 at Multnomah…
by: JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Emergency personnel with Molalla Rural Fire District No. 73 carried an injured driver by stretcher to an awaiting LifeFlight helicopter Monday afternoon following a head-on collision on Highway 213 near South Macksburg Road.
Jul 28, 2014

Highway 213 head-on collision sends two to OHSU

by Jim Beseda
One driver was taken by LifeFlight helicopter and another was transported by ambulance to Oregon Health & Science University Hospital after a head-on collision on Highway 213 near South…
by: OSP - Colton Fire Chief injured in two-car crash Thursday night.
Jul 25, 2014

UPDATED: Colton fire chief injured in crash

by Peggy Savage
Colton Fire Chief Richard Beaudoin sustained minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 211 late Thursday night. Oregon State Police are investigating the crash west of Molalla that…
by: PEGGY SAVAGE - Volunteers man their shovels during the Bear Creek Byway groundbreaking ceremony Saturday.
Jul 25, 2014

Bear Creek Byway: Breaking ground

by Peggy Savage
A large group formed near what will become the bridge across Bear Creek Saturday to break ground for the Bear Creek Byway. As of June, the bridge project had found most of its funding from…
by: PEGGY SAVAGE - The Molalla Cruise In was a huge draw, with about 75 classic vehicles on display in its first year
Jul 25, 2014

WildRiver BBQ and Cruise In draws record crowds

by Peggy Savage
What could be more fun than a warm summer day spent in a shady grove enjoying barbecue, checking out cool classic cars and joining in all sorts of family fun. Molalla’s annual WildRiver BBQ Cook…
by: CINDY FAMA - What's left of the Markum Inn, which burned Sunday monring
Jul 23, 2014

Markum Inn destroyed by fire

by Cindy Fama
Early Sunday morning fire burns down local landmark Multiple fire agencies battled a five-alarm fire at the Markum Inn in the early hours of Sunday July 20 that destroyed the local landmark. The…
by: COURTESY PHOTO - A woman died this morning near Molalla after being struck by a car.
Jul 19, 2014

Woman dies in Highway 211 accident between Molalla and Woodburn

by Peggy Savage
Pedestrian hit while crossing the highway in darkness early Saturday morning. Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into a Saturday morning fatal pedestrian-involved traffic…
Jul 17, 2014

Read my lips: CCC's $90M bond won't affect taxpayers

by Raymond Rendleman
Will you support Clackamas Community College’s $90 million bond measure to build a Industrial/Technical Learning Center and DeJardin Science Addition in Oregon City for various skilled trades…




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