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October 22, 2014

Letters: Yes to parks, First Friday, civility; Milwaukie ladies,…

by The Clackamas Review
Almost 25 years ago, forward-thinking citizens saw the need to invest in land for parks and open spaces in North Clackamas County. The North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District was formed…
October 22, 2014

Common sense to get the job done correctly

by Bob La Salle
Several people have asked me why I want to be elected as mayor of Oregon City. Having never run for public office, I had to give the idea careful and lengthy consideration. First I would like to…
October 22, 2014

No. 1 question should be, 'Why did he abuse her?'

by Sarah Groshell
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Throughout the month communities across the nation will host events intended to bring the public’s attention to an issue that is all too often…
October 22, 2014

Endorsements speak to experience in leadership

by Dan Holladay
If you had asked me a year ago if I was going to run for mayor, I would have said no. I had a great job; I had a great relationship with my partner Betty Mumm and was happy serving our community…
October 15, 2014

Letters: Sport fishers against Olsen; others for parks, CCC,…

by The Clackamas Review
I recently received a mailer from State Senator Alan Olsen (R-Canby/Oregon City/Gladstone) proclaiming himself as a choice of the angling community, which has left me outraged. As a constituent…
October 15, 2014

Elect candidates supporting OC jobs, fiscal health

by Nick Veroske
Oregon City, in 2004, put into motion a plan to create economic diversity and community fiscal health by securing Oregon City’s position as a regional center in the Portland metro area. The…
October 13, 2014

Please stop negative and shameful politics in OC

by Dan Fowler
Nancy Walters, a former Oregon City Urban Renewal Commission chairwoman and current campaign advisor to Bob LaSalle, submitted an inappropriately negative article against candidates Dan Holladay…
October 08, 2014

Our Opinion: Measure 86 makes education a priority

by Editorial Board
Measure 86, which was referred to this November’s statewide ballot by the 2013 Oregon Legislature, opens up the opportunity for Oregon to provide greater support for students who want to get a…
October 08, 2014

Don't vote Metro rubberstampers for City Council

by Jean Baker
With the elections about on us, there is a lot to think about for people in Milwaukie voting on two City Council seats. I am concerned about both of them. When I bought my home in downtown…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: NCPRD - North Clackamas Parks & Recreation District broke ground on a new playground at Hood View Park last month in Happy Valley.
October 08, 2014

Yes for parks, yes for investing in our community

by David Noble
The opportunity is here to invest in our community parks, open spaces, sports facilities and service programs. We can do this with a yes vote on Ballot Measure 3-451. Is this needed? In my…

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Oct 01, 2014

Letters: Support for CCC bond, Shaw, library, postman; but no…

by The Clackamas Review
I am writing in support of the proposed CCC bond measure on the ballot this November. While we have all the seen the headlines regarding poor choices being made by others with public money, CCC…
Oct 01, 2014

Vote for CCC, greater prosperity in county

by Editorial Board
Voters who live within the Clackamas Community College district have a chance in November to modernize the college’s facilities, while also holding their tax rate in check. A proposed bond…
Oct 01, 2014

Should liars, abusers represent the interests of OC citizens?

by Nancy Walters
I am deeply offended by and strongly object to the Oregon City Chamber of Commerce’s recent endorsements for Oregon City Commission candidates (Readers’ letters, Sept. 24). How do chamber…
Sep 24, 2014

Batey, Power can help move Milwaukie forward

by Angelene Falconer
Now that I have a daughter, I consider her future with virtually every decision I make: which books to read; which movies to watch; which games to play; and for whom I will cast my vote on Election…
Sep 24, 2014

Letters: OC candidate support; yes CCC Bond; no Mcloughlin cell…

by The Clackamas Review
It is vital that the Oregon City Chamber be a voice for public policy that advances a prosperous business climate, job development and the interests of chamber members and other businesses. Six…
Sep 24, 2014

Work with candidates provides voice for business

by North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce
As a business organization, when the North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce weighs who to endorse, it considers the needs and concerns of its members more than any political advantage that may come…
Sep 17, 2014

Letters: CCC Bond; GPD accreditation; no marijauna; candidates…

by The Clackamas Review
While Washington and Multnomah counties have more than made up for the jobs lost in the worst recession experienced since the Great Depression, Clackamas County has not yet done so. It is…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Celebrating the installation of the markers are Morry and Carolyn Arntson of Waverley Country Club (front); Karen and Randy Fletcher, representing the Sons of Veterans of the Civil War (center); City Councilor Dave Hedges (back).
Sep 17, 2014

Pioneer Cemetery gets Civil War veteran markers

by Dolly Macken-Hambright
Thanks to Waverley Country Club, the Sons of Veterans of the Civil War and the volunteers who not only did huge amounts of research, they also tirelessly engaged in signature collecting to…
Sep 17, 2014

CCC's $90M bond measure would improve learning opportunities at…

by Greg Chaimov
When Marissa Powell graduated from high school in 2009, she had already earned 94 college credits at Clackamas Community College. She was nearly halfway toward her bachelor’s degree at Texas A&M…
Sep 17, 2014

Let's not allow a developer to take advantage of OC

by Kathy Roth
I would like to respond to Mr. Fred Bruning’s Community Soapbox editorial (“Setting the record straight on Cabela’s project history,” Sept. 10). I can agree with one statement in Mr. Bruning’s…

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