Oregon City country musician Hailey Verhaalen releases new collection

Oregon City country musician Hailey Verhaalen releases new collection

Hailey Verhaalen, an Oregon City musician who’s toured Oregon and Washington and has seen...

Introducing your local AMAZING KIDS

Introducing your local AMAZING KIDS

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Oak Grove's new Goodwill store taking shape

Oak Grove's new Goodwill store taking shape

The Portland Aquarium and a Chinese restaurant are no more, but keep an eye on the site on...

Milwaukie WWII vet Graydon Wolfe presented with quilt of valor

Milwaukie WWII vet Graydon Wolfe presented with quilt of valor

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Red Soils hosts Milwaukie artist Tammie Painter's first solo show

Red Soils hosts Milwaukie artist Tammie Painter's first solo show

In her first solo exhibition, Milwaukie artist Tammie Painter is presenting several of her recent...

School notes: Art awards; Education Foundation grants; Backback Buddies; tentative agreement with union; politicians read in Oak Grove

School notes: Art awards; Education Foundation grants; Backback Buddies; tentative agreement with union; politicians read in Oak Grove

Four students involved with the Fireflies Youth Club were awarded prizes for posters they...

Celebrate Clackamas Community College's 50th anniversary with some awesome art

Celebrate Clackamas Community College's 50th anniversary with some awesome art

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MIT grant energizes teachers at Oregon City Service Learning Academy

MIT grant energizes teachers at Oregon City Service Learning Academy

Recently a team of Oregon City teachers received grant funding from the Lemelson Program at...

Totem pole again stands tall in Oregon City

Totem pole again stands tall in Oregon City

Gladstone structure re-erected in McLoughlin neighborhood after eight years on its side An...

'Rare collaboration' brings 'Romeo and Juliet' to life at Rex Putnam High School

'Rare collaboration' brings 'Romeo and Juliet' to life at Rex Putnam High School

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Long history of Johnson Creek pollution winds back to Precision Castparts

Long history of Johnson Creek pollution winds back to Precision Castparts

Johnson Creek begins its 26-mile journey from pristine headwaters in the Cascade foothills near...

Rowe middle schoolers make bowls for firefighters

Rowe middle schoolers make bowls for firefighters

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Providence ElderPlace Milwaukie opens, serves medically fragile seniors

Providence ElderPlace Milwaukie opens, serves medically fragile seniors

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Oregon City's newest heroes: Clackamas Fire Hilltop station adds medic crew

Oregon City's newest heroes: Clackamas Fire Hilltop station adds medic crew

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What would you like to see at Willamette Falls?

What would you like to see at Willamette Falls?

Last week, the Willamette Falls Legacy Project formally launched its drive for citizen input on...

'Kerplunk' features Richard Keely mixed-media sculptures at Clackamas Community College

'Kerplunk' features Richard Keely mixed-media sculptures at Clackamas Community College

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Could death of Oak Grove's Christopher Kalonji, 19, have been avoided?

Could death of Oak Grove's Christopher Kalonji, 19, have been avoided?

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Providence Willamette Falls Hospital plans expansion in Oregon City

Providence Willamette Falls Hospital plans expansion in Oregon City

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Former county commissioner, state legislator apologizes for unauthorized tree cutting

Former county commissioner, state legislator apologizes for unauthorized tree cutting

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - More than 350 products sold under 42 different brands, including Columbia River Organics, are included in a massive recall of frozen foods announced this week.
May 05, 2016

Northwest company expands recall of frozen foods over listeria…

by The Review
More than 350 products sold under 42 brands at Costco, Safeway, Trader Joe's, Walmart and other stores are included More than 350 frozen food products sold under 42 different brands at stores…
May 05, 2016

Oak Lodge readying for emergency response

by Raymond Rendleman
This month the Oak Lodge Community Emergency Response Team will offer a free public presentation focusing on preparing for disaster. The public is welcome to learn more starting at 6:30 p.m.…
Donna Butuso
May 04, 2016

Portland Reading Council to honor Linwood Elementary teacher…

by Raymond Rendleman
This year, a teacher from North Clackamas School District is one of three winners of Portland Reading Council awards to honor outstanding literacy educators in the metro area. The North…


SUBMITTED PHOTO - Students from El Puente/Milwaukie Elementary School perform a special dance at last year's Noche Latina; students will perform this year as well.
May 04, 2016

Kick up your heels at Milwaukie High School's Noche Latina on…

by Ellen Spitaleri
Cultural awareness is the goal for the third annual Noche Latina, to be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 6, in the commons at Milwaukie High School, 11300 S.E. 23rd Ave. “We will have…
May 03, 2016

Milwaukie approves 90-day eviction rule, short-term rentals

by Raymond Rendleman
At its April 19 meeting, the Milwaukie City Council unanimously adopted an ordinance to declare a housing emergency in the city in response to recent reports from housing experts about the…
GLADSTONE SCHOOL DISTRICT - Kevin Taylor
May 03, 2016

Kevin Taylor, assistant principal at Cleveland High School,…

by Raymond Rendleman
The Gladstone School District selected Kevin Taylor as the new principal of Gladstone High School. Taylor, with 20 years in education, holds a master’s degree in teaching and a master’s in…
Todd Heidgerken
May 03, 2016

Clackamas River Water District Board selects Todd Heidgerken as…

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas River Water’s new general manager, Todd Heidgerken, most recently worked for the Tualatin Valley Water District from 1999 to 2015. Heidgerken will be replacing Lee Moore who will be…
May 02, 2016

Urban-renewal petitioners successfully sue Oregon City for…

by Raymond Rendleman
Due to “the strong policy preference in Oregon in favor of the initiative process,” Clackamas County Circuit Court Judge Michael C. Wetzel ruled on Monday that Oregon City didn’t have the power…
WILLAMETTE FALLS MEDIA CENTER - From left, are OPB reporter Rob Manning, Clackamas County Commissioner Paul Savas, Clackamas County Commissioner Jim Bernard, Clackamas County Board Chairman John Ludlow and Clackamas Review/Oregon City News Editor Raymond Rendleman.
May 02, 2016

Pamplin Media moderates debate for Clackamas County chair…

by Raymond Rendleman
Willamette Falls Media Center and Clackamas Review/Oregon City News Editor Raymond Rendleman co-hosted a more than hour-long debate on April 28 for members of the County Board of Commissioners…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Bill Hilbert is currently in intensive care in Hawaii, and the VA is refusing to pay to have him transferred to the Seattle Spine Center.
April 29, 2016

Bill Hilbert of Oregon City seriously injured in Hawaii

by Raymond Rendleman
Bill Hilbert, an Oregon City resident, military veteran and maintenance supervisor at Clackamas Education Service District, was seriously injured on April 23 while on a family vacation in…

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PHOTO COURTESY CCSO - Checks found inside a safe stolen from Oregon City Preschool on April 28.
Apr 28, 2016

Fugitive arrested for suspected safecracking on Interstate 205…

by KOIN News 6
Some alert Clackamas County employees led deputies to a burglary suspect Thursday afternoon. Just before noon, several Clackamas County Justice Court employees were outside their office, located…
PHOTO COURTESY LESLIE ROBINETTE - Patrons of the Gladstone Library donated over 400 pounds of food to Gladstone Schools Backpack Buddies program, which serves 70 families each week. Pictured is the library's new director Linda Lewis (left) with employees Jennifer Ryder and Dillon Zoe.
Apr 27, 2016

School notes: Backpack Buddies; middle school schedules; blood…

by Raymond Rendleman
The Backpack Buddies program in Gladstone restocked their empty shelves thanks to two community food drives. The Gladstone Library celebrated National Library Week with a Food for Fines event,…
FILE PHOTO - Gladstone Mayor Tom Mersereau
Apr 26, 2016

Tom Mersereau named mayor of Gladstone; Linda Neace, Kevin…

by Raymond Rendleman
At Tuesday night’s meeting, Linda Neace and Kevin Johnson were named to Gladstone City Council, as councilors unanimously voted to name Tom Mersereau the city’s mayor. Mersereau, a former…
Apr 26, 2016

Prostitute invited to Happy Valley home; son makes initial false…

by Raymond Rendleman
This week, Happy Valley detectives continued their investigation into the previously reported "home-invasion burglary" on April 24 — and learned that far different crimes had occurred at the…
PHOTO COURTESY ROB SHRYOCK - Clackamas Service Center client Julie is pictured after getting a shower. She was the last of 22 clients to be served on April 26, day one of the shower cart's operation.
Apr 26, 2016

Shower Cart makes its debut at Clackamas Service Center

by Raymond Rendleman
Free hot showers started at Clackamas Service Center this week in a specially made Shower Cart designed to have continuous hot water, with easy-to-clean surfaces and nothing breakable inside.…
Apr 26, 2016

Weigh in on Oregon City's potential marijuana regs

by Raymond Rendleman
City officials have scheduled the first open house to provide information and get feedback from Oregon City residents and businesses about the development of marijuana regulations within city…
A rendering of the proposed Oregon City Whitewater Park shows kayakers in one of the channels.
Apr 26, 2016

'Whitewater Park' proposed at Willamette Falls in Oregon City

by Ellen Spitaleri
“Oregon City is in the midst of pivoting from the past to the future,” Kristin Dahl told a large gathering of attendees at the April 19 meeting of the Oregon City Business Alliance. The group…
PHOTO COURTESY RHONDA WINTERS - At the Chick-Fil-A ribbon cutting on Thursday in Clackamas, employees of the new restaurant celebrated with members of the North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce. The restaurant, at 12520 S.E. 93rd Ave., is one of two locally owned Chick-fil-A restaurants opening in Oregon this spring.
Apr 26, 2016

Clackamas Chick-fil-A opens to cheers

by The Clackamas Review
The first 100 people to camp out in front of the newest restaurant in Clackamas got a free chicken fillet sandwich each week for a year. Those brave 100 souls who set up tents 24 hours prior to…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Sauvie Island resident Monica Fetzer, 54, recently ended her lifelong affiliation with the Republican Party and registered as a Democrat. She plans to vote for Bernie Sanders in the May 17 primary election.
Apr 25, 2016

Closed primaries, provocative candidates spur flurry of party…

by Paris Achen/Capital Bureau
Oregon’s closed primary elections and a pair of provocative presidential candidates have fueled a striking uptick in political party changes, mostly among nonaffiliated voters. Joining or…
Apr 26, 2016

Off-duty Portland officer charged with DUII after collision in…

by Pamplin Media Group
A 17-year veteran of the Portland Police Bureau was arrested Monday after a collision in a city-owned vehicle in Clackamas County, in which alcohol was a factor. Callers to 911 reported that a…