Oregon City resident Jeff Eells has made his bankroll trolling in Southeast Alaska

Oregon City resident Jeff Eells has made his bankroll trolling in Southeast Alaska

Eells (yes, pronounced like the elongated fish) fishes with his three sons who have grown to love...

Clackamas Fire prepares for weapons of mass destruction

Clackamas Fire prepares for weapons of mass destruction

This month the Oregon National Guard's 102nd Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Civil Support Team...

60th anniversary of hero's crash into OC elevator

60th anniversary of hero's crash into OC elevator

Robert J. Short's truck easily could have resulted in more deaths since he lost his brakes coming...

Police vs. firefighters shopping challenge benefits needy

Police vs. firefighters shopping challenge benefits needy

The total value of the two carts of groceries was roughly $885 (donated to the Clackamas Service...

Designs unveiled for Oregon City Riverwalk to Willamette Falls

Designs unveiled for Oregon City Riverwalk to Willamette Falls

A community event in Oregon City on Thursday, Nov. 17, allowed the public to see and discuss...

Milwaukie City Hall to double as art gallery

Milwaukie City Hall to double as art gallery

At least 20 artists will be represented, working in mediums that include paintings, collage,...

Gladstone Mobile Home Park residents mobilize to buy land

Gladstone Mobile Home Park residents mobilize to buy land

About 135 residents of the Gladstone Mobile Home Park are preparing to purchase the nearly...

Wichita Center's Coats for Kids aims to keep children warm

Wichita Center's Coats for Kids aims to keep children warm

Sharron Bryan found it “unfathomable that tens of thousands of children don’t have the...

Smoke-alarm trend troubles Clackamas Fire District

Smoke-alarm trend troubles Clackamas Fire District

At 4:30 a.m. Oct. 18, Clackamas Fire District No. 1 rescued a man from a fire at the Clipper...

WATCH: Oregon City urban-renewal foes face off

WATCH: Oregon City urban-renewal foes face off

At Willamette Falls Media Center last week, Raymond Rendleman, news editor of the Clackamas...

Oregon City's Bike Concierge powers unique views of local landmarks

Oregon City's Bike Concierge powers unique views of local landmarks

When I met Thom and Shelley Batty at the Bike Concierge, the business they co-own in downtown...

Gladstone set to purchase property on Portland Avenue

Gladstone set to purchase property on Portland Avenue

The city of Gladstone is in the process of purchasing a nearly 2-acre parcel of land on Portland...

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PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: GARY STEIN - A snowman greeted drivers traveling into Lake Oswego Friday morning. Roads in the area were mostly slushy, but there was just enough snow to build this guy.
December 09, 2016

Ice forces most schools to close again on Friday

by Pamplin Media Group
School districts in Multnomah and Washington counties announce closures, while many Clackamas districts are on two-hour delays
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: GARY STEIN - A snowman greeted drivers traveling into Lake Oswego Friday morning. Roads in the area were mostly slushy, but there was just enough snow to build this guy.
December 09, 2016

Ice forces most schools to close again on Friday

by Pamplin Media Group
School districts in Multnomah and Washington counties announce closures, while many Clackamas districts are on two-hour delays
PHOTO COURTESY: CLACKAMAS FIRE - Homeowners on Lammer Road in Beavercreek called 9-1-1 at 8:19 p.m. when they saw flames on the exterior of their 3,500-square-foot house.
December 09, 2016

Clackamas firefighters put out two house fires Thursday

by Raymond Rendleman
Clackamas Fire was assisted by firefighters from Molalla and Gresham in its firefighting efforts.


Johnson-Hawney
December 09, 2016

Milwaukie man speaks out about heroin from jail

by The Clackamas Review
Deputies were out on patrol on Oct. 25 when they arrived at a home on River Road and found Kaleb Johnson-Hawney lying on the floor of the garage, unresponsive.
December 08, 2016

New grant program announced for Oregon journalists

by The Clackamas Review
Board of Oregon Territory chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has set aside a budget of $3,000 for the first year of this annual program.
PHOTO COURTESY: CCSO - Clackamas County Sgt. Erin Brisben (right) joins a child in asking Santa for presents in a 'Shop with a Cop' tradition.
December 07, 2016

Clackamas County Peace Officers' Benevolent Foundation 'Shop…

by The Clackamas Review
During 'Shop with a Cop,' local law-enforcement officers locate children whose low-income families have had some enforcement contact with police, present those children with $100 gift cards, and…
December 07, 2016

Oak Lodge supporters 'ask Santa for a new library'

by The Clackamas Review
Partner organizations committed to a robust future for an Oak Lodge Library will contribute to Dec. 14 festivities with historical and community displays.
PHOTO COURTESY: HEATHER HOBSON - Rotarians Mike Smith and Ronda Butler providing dictionaries to students in the North Clackamas School District.
December 06, 2016

School notes: Rotary Clubs give away books; adopt-a-family;…

by Raymond Rendleman
On Nov. 18, 15 Milwaukie Rotarians distributed over 900 books to seven North Clackamas grade schools.
December 05, 2016

Oregon City braces for tough talk on urban renewal, police…

by Raymond Rendleman
Oregon City's elected officials will have a full agenda when they regroup in January to determine priorities for 2017 following a series of ballot-measure defeats in November.
PAMPLIN MEDIA PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER KEIZUR - Each waterproof mat, which will help keep individuals warm and dry, is made by crocheting hundreds of plastic bags together.
December 03, 2016

Volunteers stitch together a small comfort for homeless students

by Christopher Keizur
Reynolds School District event weaves mats from recycled plastic bags to keep homeless students warm and dry.

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PAMPLIN MEDIA PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER KEIZUR - Each waterproof mat, which will help keep individuals warm and dry, is made by crocheting hundreds of plastic bags together.
Dec 03, 2016

Volunteers stitch together a small comfort for homeless students

by Christopher Keizur
Reynolds School District event weaves mats from recycled plastic bags to keep homeless students warm and dry.
Dec 01, 2016

Clackamas County sheriff's expenses projected to outpace income

by Peter Wong
Commissioners and public members consider implications of the five-year outlook presented to the county budget committee.
Torm Kelsey-Green
Dec 01, 2016

School notes: iPads for special needs; Milwaukian top motorcycle…

by Raymond Rendleman
North Clackamas School District special-needs students who do not have the ability to use language now have the technology they need to communicate.
PHOTO COURTESY: LORI HALL - Veterans affairs coordinator RB Green helps a CCC student in the college's VET Center in Oregon City.
Dec 01, 2016

Clackamas Community College named top college for veterans

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas Community College ranked second nationwide for two-year colleges in the results of Military Times' annual survey, a comprehensive school-by-school assessment of veteran and military…
Dec 01, 2016

North Clackamas School District ranks high for attendance

by The Clackamas Review
Data for last year shows 86.8 percent of students regularly attend class.
PHOTO COURTESY: CCSO - The suspect vehicle was found flipped on its top in a home's driveway on Southeast 92nd Court.
Nov 30, 2016

Cops chase down suspects in Clackamas Town Center Forever 21…

by Raymond Rendleman
On pursuit of suspects, the deputy lost sight of the vehicle, but soon relocated it flipped on its top in a home's driveway at 11030 S.E. 92nd Court.
Nov 30, 2016

Trail taking shape for Madrone Wall access

by Ellen Spitaleri
During the work parties, 121 volunteers from all over the metro area put in about 750 hours, breaking up rocks weighing over 600 pounds, and using them to build 268 rock steps to get hikers over…
George Heidgerken
Nov 30, 2016

Developer George Heidgerken mulls falls path as catalyst

by Raymond Rendleman
Willamette Falls Legacy Project property owner George Heidgerken last week said that he was in no hurry to build anything at the site of the shuttered Blue Heron Paper Co. mill.
COURTESY PHOTO - Clackamas Fire District No. 1 crews discovered the body of a woman in the back bedroom of a mobile home on South End Road Thursday evening, Nov. 24.
Nov 30, 2016

Woman dies in Oregon City house fire

by Pamplin Media Group
The Thanksgiving fire was reported at about 10:49 p.m. Nov. 24, at 19371 South End Road.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Melissa Don's entry in the 29th annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest features a peace symbol and animals from around the world.
Nov 30, 2016

School notes: Peace poster competition; Gladstone Education…

by Raymond Rendleman
Melissa Don, sixth grader at Ogden Middle School, has taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the Oregon City Lions Club.