Oregon City library expansion opens to rave reviews

Oregon City library expansion opens to rave reviews

Oregon City’s new library expansion opened last month. The old part of the library remains...

Buy Nothing Project starts active chapters in Oregon City, Milwaukie

Buy Nothing Project starts active chapters in Oregon City, Milwaukie

Clackamas County’s many successful farmers markets and small businesses attest to the...

Oregon City Festival of the Arts revives First City Arts Fair tradition

Oregon City Festival of the Arts revives First City Arts Fair tradition

For nearly a decade, a festival highlighting the region's artists has been absent from Oregon...

33rd Milwaukie Cruise-In benefits veterans' Missing in America Project

33rd Milwaukie Cruise-In benefits veterans' Missing in America Project

If you love classic, famous, uniquely detailed or one-of-a-kind cars, then be sure to stop by the...

Local reporting legend Clackamas Review/Oregon City News sports editor John Denny to retire

Local reporting legend Clackamas Review/Oregon City News sports editor John Denny to retire

Aug. 1 will be a bittersweet day around the office: Legendary and beloved Clackamas Review/Oregon...

Oregon City residents form new disaster response team with Clackamas Fire

Oregon City residents form new disaster response team with Clackamas Fire

Residents in Oregon City and West Linn have joined forces with Clackamas Fire District #1 to form...

Milwaukie mural takes shape at Liz's Creative Cafe

Milwaukie mural takes shape at Liz's Creative Cafe

Drive by Liz’s Creative Cafe at 9401 S.E. 32nd in Milwaukie’s Ardenwald neighborhood to...

Bent Shovel Brewing one of five Oregon City breweries at Oregon Trail Brew Fest

Bent Shovel Brewing one of five Oregon City breweries at Oregon Trail Brew Fest

When it comes to beer, it’s all about the ingredients you choose and how you use them, said...

Noah Riehl, Oregon City's 'twinless twin'

Noah Riehl, Oregon City's 'twinless twin'

For Oregon City resident Kathleen Riehl, this coming September is a milestone month. Sept. 22...

Drills help Clackamas Fire, AMR, CCSO, LOFD and TVF&R rescue crews perfect skills

Drills help Clackamas Fire, AMR, CCSO, LOFD and TVF&R rescue crews perfect skills

It happens. Drivers on unfamiliar rural roads can cross over an embankment and end up in the...

Milwaukie home invasion robbery leads to injuries, 6 arrests

Milwaukie home invasion robbery leads to injuries, 6 arrests

Six people were arrested Wednesday in connection with an armed home invasion. Douglas Tyler...

Gladstone councilors take varying views of meeting/interview with Jacque Betz

Gladstone councilors take varying views of meeting/interview with Jacque Betz

Gladstone City Council this week decided not to reprimand Councilor Neal Reisner for his...

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August 24, 2016

Gladstone sues Clackamas County over library tussle

by Raymond Rendleman
Gladstone City Council members voted unanimously last week to sue Clackamas County for not giving the “total obligated amount of $2.5 million” for the city’s new library. In a June 21 letter to…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - McLoughlin Memorial Association volunteers Denyse McGriff (left) and Joan Williams don period costumes in staffing a booth at the First City Festival on July 23.
August 24, 2016

McLoughlin House featured on National Park Service Centennial…

by Ellen Spitaleri
Celebrate 100 years of the National Park Service on a free Centennial Day event taking place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 27 at the McLoughlin House, 713 Center Ave., in Oregon City. The…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: SHANNON O. WELLS - An Honor Flight of Oregon group of World War II veterans pose for a group photo at the U.S. World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. in September 2015. The nonprofit Honor Flight grroup is seeking veterans from the Gresham, Portland and surrounding areas for the next trip Sept. 28-Oct. 2.
August 23, 2016

Honor Flight seeks veterans for free trip to Washington, D.C.

by Pamplin Media Group
Nonprofit group transports World War II vets to see memorials Honor Flight of Portland is calling on World War II veterans in Clatsop, Columbia, Washington, Multnomah, Hood River, Clackamas,…


SUBMITTED PHOTO - Clackamas County Water Environment Services Director Greg Geist accepts the award at last month's conference of the Oregon Association of Clean Water Agencies.
August 23, 2016

Water Environment Services Director Greg Geist wins…

by The Clackamas Review
The Oregon Association of Clean Water Agencies awarded an Outstanding Individual Award to Clackamas County Water Environment Services Director Greg Geist at its annual conference last month. The…
CITY OF MILWAUKIE - Alice Cannon, Nancy Newton, Ann Ober and Julie Underwood are the four finalists for Milwaukie's next city manager.
August 22, 2016

Aug. 22, meet Milwaukie's four finalists for its next city…

by Raymond Rendleman
In its efforts to find a new city manager to replace Bill Monahan, who will retire in October, members of Milwaukie City Council have narrowed the field of candidates down to four — Alice…
August 21, 2016

Clackamas water rescue crews have busy day on river

by Jim Redden
A 40-year-old woman reported missing in the Clackamas River was found alive after nearly two hours of searching for her by multiple agencies. The name of the woman was not immediately released.…
JOHN BAKER - What's a county fair without some thrill rides? The Clackamas County Fair, which runs through Sunday in Canby, has plenty to enjoy.
August 20, 2016

Clackamas County Fair is beating the heat

by John Baker
Despite the rising temperature, fairgoers are determined to enjoy this year's event Five days into its six-day run, the Clackamas County Fair & Rodeo appears to be dealing with the heat quite…
COURTESY OF CLACKAMAS FIRE DISTRICT #1 - This photo, taken from the ground next to the Lake Road apartment building, shows the top-floor fire room's charred window.
August 20, 2016

Arson charged in Lake Road apartment fire

by Pamplin Media Group
Clackamas Fire District #1 crews responded to an apartment fire reported midday Saturday, at 8122 S.E. Lake Road. On arrival it was found that the second-story fire was possibly set by someone…
August 20, 2016

Register now for OSU Extension Small Farm School

by The Oregon City News
Small Farm School, an educational program for beginning small-acreage farmers, is accepting registrations for its Sept. 15 event at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City. Small Farm School…
August 19, 2016

Kelly Dwyer Bloch, Andy Scott join Providence Milwaukie…

by Raymond Rendleman
Through the financial support of donors, Providence Milwaukie Foundation helps Providence Milwaukie Hospital expand its operations, buy new equipment and provide treatment to everyone who comes…

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Aug 18, 2016

Happy Valley's Chad Williams joins local Wells Fargo team

by The Clackamas Review
Chad Williams has been appointed as Wells Fargo Business Banking’s business acquisition manager for Oregon and Southwest Washington. The Happy Valley resident previously served in a similar…
Aug 17, 2016

Save the season: Sign up for a food preservation class

by Raymond Rendleman
There is still time to register for a food preservation class offered by the OSU Extension Service this summer. Class offerings include two remaining BASIC-4 food preservation classes, as well…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Happy Valley Branch Manager Felicia Chase cuts the ribbon for the opening ceremony for the new Clackamas Federal Credit Union branch with members of the North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce and Happy Valley Business Alliance, Happy Valley city councilors, Happy Valley city staff and branch employees.
Aug 17, 2016

Credit union opens local branch, donates cash for defibrillators

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas Federal Credit Union opened its newest branch in Happy Valley this month. Along with celebratory events came a $10,000 gift to Mt. Hood Search and Rescue Council. “In addition to…
PHOTO COURTESY: CCC - Former Oregon City Mayor Doug Neeley was one of many volunteers who helped clean up at the ELC site in the spring.
Aug 17, 2016

Salmon bake to celebrate Clackamas Community College's…

by The Oregon City News
Clackamas Community College is hosting a Summer Celebration and Salmon Bake from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at the John Inskeep Environmental Learning Center on CCC’s Oregon City campus,…
Aug 17, 2016

Golf tourney on Aug. 29 for Court Appointed Special Advocates…

by Ellen Spitaleri
“We can’t change what happened to children in the past, but we can do everything to change what happens to them in the future,” said Robin Christian, the executive director of the Clackamas…
Aug 17, 2016

Clackamas Love INC's Lace Up With Love set for Aug. 20

by Raymond Rendleman
In the summer and fall of 2015, community and church members of Clackamas County collected and distributed over 600 new pairs of shoes to students in need through Clackamas Love INC’s Lace Up…
Aug 17, 2016

Adventist Health names David Russell CEO and president

by The Clackamas Review
Adventist Health announced that David Russell will become the new president and CEO of Adventist Medical Center and Adventist Health Medical Group in Portland, effective Aug. 15. Russell has…
Aug 17, 2016

Oak Lodge Sanitary District receives Peak Performance award

by Raymond Rendleman
Oak Lodge Sanitary District received a Gold Peak Performance Award at the Utility Leadership Conference last month in Denver, Colorado. The Peak Performance Awards program presented by the…
Aug 16, 2016

Oregon City doles out first grant for living-wage jobs' creation

by The Oregon City News
Orchid Orthopedics Solutions Oregon Inc., an Oregon City company since 1972, has been awarded $75,000 from Oregon City’s first Economic Development Incentive Program grant as the company seeks…
KOIN NEWS 6 - Gerald Miller spoke to KOIN 6 News in Clackamas County Jail and said he killed his tenant in self defense.
Aug 15, 2016

Milwaukie landlord cleared in shooting death of tenant

by KOIN News 6
Just a week after a Milwaukie landlord was arrested in connection with the shooting death of his tenant, a grand jury decided not to charge him with any crimes. Gerald Miller, 66, was arrested…