There's no place like home

There's no place like home

After weathering a hurricane, a Gresham family's vacation becomes a struggle for survival On...

Incubator program helps farmers get off the ground

Incubator program helps farmers get off the ground

Headwaters Farm leases land and more Headwaters Farm, which leases land to experienced farmers...

Barlow senior wins $10,000 Nordstrom scholarship

Barlow senior wins $10,000 Nordstrom scholarship

Ana Parvankin gets surprised during leadership class with the prestigious award This year,...

Freezing for a cause

Freezing for a cause

-  Dexter McCarty administrators take Ice Bucket Challenge after students raised more than $600...

City offers new app for garbage reminders

City offers new app for garbage reminders

Don’t you hate it when you miss garbage collection day? The city of Gresham has a new app...

Albertina Kerr expands Gresham campus

Albertina Kerr expands Gresham campus

Provides home-like setting for children in mental health crisis n Fundraising continues to add...

City's first 'Green & Clean' day of service a huge success

City's first 'Green & Clean' day of service a huge success

Close to 400 volunteers showed up Gresham City Councilor Jerry Hinton is thrilled at the turnout...

Yoshidas deliver $1 million gift to MHCC

Yoshidas deliver $1 million gift to MHCC

Campus and community members celebrate the 'happy' occasion Excitement is amping up at Mt. Hood...

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September 30, 2014

Wood Village lifts boil water notice

by Cari Hachmann
The City of Wood Village lifted a boil water notice this morning after test results revealed no contamination in the water. Officials have asked customers in the affected area to flush the water…
September 30, 2014

Gresham gives environmental award to children's nonprofit

by Pamplin Media Group
Mayor Bemis to present check Wednesday, Oct. 1 Gresham Mayor Shane Bemis is giving a $15,000 environmental innovation award to Friends of the Children, the Portland nonprofit that plans to open…
September 30, 2014

Churches unite for food drives

by Lisa K. Anderson
Church members in nine East County communities will gather food Oct. 11 in a neighbor-to-neighbor effort. The churches’ goal is to collect up to 15 tons (30,000 pounds) of food to help restock…
September 30, 2014

Events

by Lisa K. Anderson
Wednesday, Oct. 1 — The Prime Timers Dining Club is meeting at The M&M Restaurant and Lounge, 137 N. Main Ave., Gresham. Singles age 50 and up are invited. The evening begins at 6 p.m. with…
September 30, 2014

School briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Centennial FBLA plans ‘Eagle Scream Fest’ Members of the Centennial Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) have spent the past month actively developing and planning their latest community…
September 30, 2014

News briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Indian storytelling fest kicks off Oct. 8 Wisdom of the Elders is presenting the 2014 Northwest Indian Storytelling Festival Oct. 8-12, celebrating its ninth season of Pacific Northwest tribal…
Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - Wood Village residents are urged to boil their water until further notice.
September 29, 2014

Boil water alert issued for Wood Village

by KOIN 6 News
The City of Wood Village issued a boil water notice Monday morning. Officials of the Multnomah County village about 12 miles from Portland said the water pressure dropped below 20 PSI, and…
Photo Credit: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Brian Peoples
September 28, 2014

Columbia River Gorge theft and drug ring busted

by Jim Redden
Four people were taken into custody in connection with an apparent theft and drug ring in the Columbia River Gorge. Three were arrested by the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office while breaking…
September 27, 2014

Thieves steal iPhones from man, back into him with escape vehicle

by Pamplin Media Group
The victim of a cellphone robbery in Southeast Portland's Centennial Neighborhood was struck by the suspects' vehicle as they were fleeing the scene on Friday afternoon. On Sept. 26 at 3:20…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - 'To The One' is a memoir telling Freeman's story of coming out in the Mormon Church. She hopes to reach not only LGBT young people in communities of faith, but their parents, clergy and the broader public.
September 26, 2014

Corbett woman's memoir becomes a best seller

by Lisa K. Anderson
Marnie Freeman's 'To The One' tells her story of coming out in the Mormon Church as a young woman Friends, neighbors and loved ones gathered Saturday to celebrate the release of Corbett resident…

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Sep 26, 2014

Reynolds listens to Dunton's charter proposal

by Lisa K. Anderson
Board weighs needs of district and children with Rockwood revitalization efforts The conversation about a proposed charter school in the Reynolds School District stretched more than four hours…
Sep 26, 2014

School briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Job fest comes to MHCC Sept. 30 The Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) Career Planning and Counseling Center, in partnership with WorkSource Portland Metro East, is hosting the Fall Jobs Fest…
Sep 26, 2014

News briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
Event will help kids with cancer go to camp Camp UKANDU invites the community to its first "Breakfast Around the Campfire" fundraiser from 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the Oregon Zoo. All…
Sep 26, 2014

College news

by Lisa K. Anderson
Azusa Pacific University Julie Brink of Fairview recently made the academic dean's list at Azusa Pacific University. Brink is honored for a spring semester 2014 academic standing of a 3.5 or…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: TROY WAYRYNEN - Gresham firefighters battling a recent fire at Golfside Apartments on Division Street.
Sep 25, 2014

Discarded 'smoking materials' caused recent apartment fires

by Beverly Corbell
Total damage more than $300,000 Fires that partially destroyed two apartment buildings in Gresham in less than two weeks' time were both caused by “discarded smoking materials” and were…
Photo Credit: CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Kenneth Scott Carroll
Sep 25, 2014

Former Colton coach faces allegations of sexually abusing…

by Isabel Gautschi
Police are searching for victims who may have been sexually abused by a former boys’ wrestling and football coach. The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office has been working with the Washington…
Sep 24, 2014

National day of remembrance to converge in OC

by Raymond Rendleman
Mt. View Cemetery has only memorial for victims locally - More than 6,000 people are murdered every 10 weeks nationwide, and that number includes vehicular homicide. Since 1978, there have been…
Amanda Richards
Sep 24, 2014

Summit to address youth community issues

by Anne Endicott
East Metro Arts & Culture Council (EMACC) is inviting teens to attend a Youth Solutions Summit beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, in the auditorium at Gresham High School, 1200 N. Main…
Sep 24, 2014

Weighmaster family receives $700,000 settlement

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Clackamas County will pay $700,000 to settle a wrongful death suit in the case of Grady Waxenfelter, a county weighmaster who was killed on duty Feb. 6. “A settlement will not bring back Grady.…
Sep 23, 2014

Reynolds to hear charter proposal by Dunton

by Lisa K. Anderson
Former Corbett superintendent and charter director will speak to board A public hearing on a proposed charter school in the Reynolds School District is scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24,…



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