Man killed by police in Oregon City wanted for alleged harrassment of neighbor

Man killed by police in Oregon City wanted for alleged harrassment of neighbor

Travis Anthony Moore, who lived on busy corner of Highway 99E near the Highland Stillhouse...

New life possible for Larry Dahl Vietnam War memorial in Oregon City?

New life possible for Larry Dahl Vietnam War memorial in Oregon City?

Momentum is building to relocate the nearly hidden memorial of an Oregon City war hero to a more...

Precision Castparts reaches out to public

Precision Castparts reaches out to public

Precision Castparts Corp., the Portland-based company that makes jet engine parts in Southeast...

Citizens support expansion of Ledding Library of Milwaukie

Citizens support expansion of Ledding Library of Milwaukie

Milwaukie voters have authorized the city’s plan to issue $9.2 million in general obligation...

Pioneer Family Festival's somewhat miraculous return to Oregon City

Pioneer Family Festival's somewhat miraculous return to Oregon City

This weekend, the Oregon City Optimist Club will once again transform OC’s Clackamette Park...

Representatives from three Native American tribes address Willamette Falls Locks task force

Representatives from three Native American tribes address Willamette Falls Locks task force

As part of its ongoing effort to re-open the Willamette Falls Locks, the Willamette Falls Locks...

Join 50th birthday party May 21 at Clackamas Community College

Join 50th birthday party May 21 at Clackamas Community College

On Saturday, May 21, Clackamas Community College is hosting a birthday party on its Oregon City...

Veterans groups converge at Clackamas-based American Military Veterans Outreach Organization Portland Metro Chapter

Veterans groups converge at Clackamas-based American Military Veterans Outreach Organization Portland Metro Chapter

You’d never guess it from the outside, but on the second floor of the Crosspoint NW...

Clackamas Web Academy students learn about river science through field trips

Clackamas Web Academy students learn about river science through field trips

Between March 9 and April 27, students of Clackamas Web Academy, a charter school near the...

Excelsior Choir from North Clackamas Christian School sings its way to a state title

Excelsior Choir from North Clackamas Christian School sings its way to a state title

On Thursday, May 6, the North Clackamas Christian School choir, Excelsior, won first place in the...

Oregon City High School adapts popular Lois Lowry novel 'The Giver' for stage

Oregon City High School adapts popular Lois Lowry novel 'The Giver' for stage

Theater arts teacher Karlyn Love has directed many, many plays at Oregon City High School, but...

Keystone United Methodist Church Jazz Band to perform at Oregon City United Methodist Church

Keystone United Methodist Church Jazz Band to perform at Oregon City United Methodist Church

At 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14, the Keystone United Methodist Church Jazz Band of Keystone...

Oregon City installs temporary barriers at 12th/Washington streets

Oregon City installs temporary barriers at 12th/Washington streets

Having to find a different route now that Oregon City has blocked traffic across busy Washington...

Artists find inspiration, connection in Free Comic Book Day

Artists find inspiration, connection in Free Comic Book Day

Some shops have block-long lines as fans wait their turn to grab 10 comics In the middle of a...

Introducing your local AMAZING KIDS

Introducing your local AMAZING KIDS

There are students featured in this newspaper every week, but the accomplishments to be featured...

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...

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

A local veteran has regained military service medals that were lost in the Vanport Flood of 1948....

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

To help celebrate its golden anniversary, Clackamas Community College is hosting a group...

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

Kelley Marchant is exhausted, but at the same time she is happy. She’s exhausted, because...

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...

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TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Some Oregon businesses could be hit with more taxes under an initiative that will be on the November general election ballot. A state analysis of the initiative found that it could raise about $6 billion for state budgets, but might 'dampen' employment and growth around the state.
May 23, 2016

State business tax plan would raise billions, but could 'dampen'…

by Paris Achen
SALEM — A proposed tax on the sales of large businesses would generate more than $6 billion in biennial state revenue starting in 2017-19, but it also would slow income, employment and…
Jon Raymond
May 23, 2016

Novelist, screenwriter Jon Raymond to speak at Ledding Library…

by Ellen Spitaleri
Portland author Jon Raymond will speak at 7 p.m. at the Ledding Library Cultural Forum on June 2 at the Ledding Library Pond House, 2215 S.E. Harrison St., Milwaukie. He may read from a new book…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS - Camden Fobert stands proudly with the more than 3,500 books he helped collect for the Clackamas Bookshelf.
May 23, 2016

School notes: Books collected in Gladstone; Oregon City teeth…

by Raymond Rendleman
Boy Scout Troop 259, led by one of their members, Camden Fobert, 17, who was working on his Eagle Scout rank requirements, collected books for The Clackamas Bookshelf. The Clackamas Bookshelf,…


TRIBUNE PHOTO: ANDREW KILSTROM - Metro's Jennifer Wilson, left, gives guidance to Portland State student Jeremiah Green.
May 21, 2016

Native Plant Center gets help from community

by Andrew Kilstrom
Metro, volunteers aim to repopulate native plants at Smith and Bybee Wetlands Oregon, and more specifically the Portland area, has changed drastically in the past couple centuries or so. With…
May 20, 2016

DEQ finds toxic metals in air near Precision Castparts

by Steve Law
An air monitor set up near Precision Castparts Corp’s’ plants in Southeast Portland and Milwaukie showed unhealthy levels of hexavalent chromium, nickel and arsenic. The data, released Friday by…
CCSO - Morgan
May 20, 2016

Oregon City cleaning lady arrested on drug-theft charges

by Raymond Rendleman
A worker for The Cleaning Authority, a local cleaning company, is suspected of stealing prescription medications from an Oregon City residence this week while she was supposed to be cleaning. At…
TIMES PHOTO: ERIC APALATEGUI - This Sports Authority location in Cedar Hills Crossing is one of all 460 stores nationwide the company will close this summer following clearance sales to liquidate merchandise.
May 20, 2016

Sports Authority closing Beaverton, Tanasbourne stores

by Eric Apalategui
Locations in Clackamas and Portland also will liquidate with nationwide closure Sports Authority is closing its stores nationwide, including locations in Beaverton’s Cedar Hills Crossing and…
FILE PHOTO - Mark Meek
May 18, 2016

Local Realtor Mark Meek on track to replace State Rep. Brent…

by Raymond Rendleman
Gladstone resident Mark Meek is the local Democratic voters’ choice for House District 40, where State Rep. Brent Barton (D-Oregon City) is stepping down to spend more time with his newborn son.…
May 18, 2016

Oregon City voters divided on Wesley Lynn Park development

by Raymond Rendleman
UPDATE: Proposal to grant developer easement is headed for an automatic recount - It’s too close to call whether Oregon City voters rejected or signed off on a nine-house development that would…
May 18, 2016

Oak Lodge voters approve merger of sewer, water districts

by Raymond Rendleman
By a 70 percent vote in favor according to unofficial election night results, citizens in Oak Grove and Jennings Lodge voted on May 17 to proceed with the proposed consolidation of special…

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May 18, 2016

Schrader wins race for Position 3 on Clackamas County commission

by Pamplin Media Group
Martha Schrader appears to be on her way to another term as a Clackamas County commissioner. Updated returns Wednesday morning showed Schrader with 52.6 percent of the vote, followed by Steve…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Volunteers meet at the Clackamas Fire District Training Center, located next to the fire station at 16100 S.E. 130th Ave.
May 16, 2016

90 smoke alarms installed Saturday in Clackamas Fire District

by Raymond Rendleman
On Saturday, May 14, approximately 30 Rotarians from the Clackamas and Sunrise Rotaries along with several members of Clackamas Fire District #1 volunteered their time going door to door to…
Kristy Athens
May 16, 2016

Museum of the Oregon Territory's free talk with Kristy Athens on…

by The Oregon City News
Oregon boasts a multibillion-dollar agricultural economy that includes both industrial agriculture and small-scale efforts such as community supported agriculture memberships, farmers markets…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Unistus Chamber Choir director Lonnie Cline rehearses with the group for the upcoming world premiere of 'A Choral Calendar' on May 20 and 22.
May 16, 2016

Unistus Chamber Choir to perform world premiere of Carol…

by Ellen Spitaleri
Lonnie Cline wants to make Carol Worthey proud and he has just the choir to do that, when the Unistus Chamber Choir presents a world premiere of Worthey’s “A Choral Calendar,” on May 20 and 22.…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Participants in last year's Field Day in the Park struggle to keep beach balls bouncing on top of a parachute; this year's parachute game will take place in the seating area, so anyone, even those in wheelchairs can take part.
May 16, 2016

North Clackamas Park's Field Day in the Park set for May 25

by Ellen Spitaleri
Remember playing four-square as a kid? How about hula hooping? Hangman? All of those games and more will be available to anyone age 50 and up when North Clackamas Parks & Recreation District…
Tim Withrow is pictured with John Stossel's 'No They Can't' book.
May 16, 2016

School notes: Rupley to lead ESD; CHS students honored; OC Eagle…

by Raymond Rendleman
On May 4, 2016 during a special session, the Clackamas Education Service District Board of Directors named Jada Rupley to the position of superintendent. “I am honored to be selected by the…
May 15, 2016

Red Cross responds to fires in Oregon City and Lake Oswego

by Jim Redden
Volunteers with the American Red Cross disaster action team responded to residential fires in Oregon City and Lake Oswego over the weekend. The Lake Oswego fire happened around 4 p.m. on…
May 12, 2016

Runoff likely for hotly contested Clackamas chair

by Peter Wong
Look for a runoff Nov. 8 between incumbent John Ludlow of Wilsonville and one of his three challengers for board chairman of Clackamas County. With two of those challengers incumbent…
May 12, 2016

Free document shredding set for May 21 in Happy Valley

by Raymond Rendleman
Happy Valley's second-annual Document Shredding Event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at Fire Station #5, 9339 S.E. Causey Ave., Happy Valley. This year, Duell Wealth…
FILE PHOTO - Jennings Lodge former evangelical campground's education building and Fiesen Chapel were slated for removal, along with most of the hundreds of old-growth trees on the site.
May 11, 2016

'There is still hope' for 326 trees to be logged for Jennings…

by Raymond Rendleman
Clackamas County Hearings Officer Fred Wilson this month approved a developer’s re-application to cut down 326 trees on the 16.7-acre wooded former evangelical retreat center in Jennings Lodge…