'We're going big - to heck with the bucket'

'We're going big - to heck with the bucket'

Group takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to a new level Remember that group of people who performed...

Sewing from the time she could tie her shoes

Sewing from the time she could tie her shoes

Gresham seamstress talks of increasing need for alteration shops An old Singer pedal sewing...

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Entertainment Calendar Art First Friday ArtWalk — 5-9 p.m. Sept. 5. Troutdale merchants host...

Performance company says 'Thanks!' to volunteers

Performance company says 'Thanks!' to volunteers

Sandy Actors Theatre gear up for 2014-15 season Like all community-based companies, Sandy Actors...

Gresham about to become Motor City

Gresham about to become Motor City

Gladstone man directs Gresham's Rockin' Round the Block event As classic car buffs prepare for...

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Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Natalie Mitchell-Fuller and Kevin Fuller
August 29, 2014

Wedding announcement

by Lisa K. Anderson
Mitchell-Fuller Gresham residents Natalie Mitchell and Kevin Fuller were married Sunday, Aug. 17, at the Troutdale House. The Rev. Shanta Frisbee officiated the double-ring ceremony. The…
August 29, 2014

Military news

by Lisa K. Anderson
AIR FORCE ACCUARDI — Air Force Airman Brian R. Accuardi recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: JIM CLARK - Jerusalem and Josh Farmer opened the Good Deal Resale on Main Avenue and Division Street in April. The couple decided to expand into a retail space after their 2-year-old online business proved highly successful.
August 26, 2014

Savings you can take to the bank

by Anne Endicott
- Local resale shop strives to serve customers and support community A few months ago, you might have seen a giant pig standing the corner of North Main Avenue and Division Street, waving to…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: JIM CLARK - Nate DeRoss opened Gresham Powersports last spring after a year of selling parts and pre-owned bikes and ATVs by appointment only. The 39-year-old Troutdale resident says the variety of people he encounters each day make the job exciting.
August 26, 2014

Construction contractor shifts gears to an off-road business

by Anne Endicott
Entrepreneur takes business from part-time to full-time Every entrepreneur yearns to be sole proprietor of a business of their own design. That dream came to fruition in March when Troutdale…
August 26, 2014

Business briefs

by Anne Endicott
Chamber Calendar Connect with Success AM meeting, 7-9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29, My Father’s House, 5003 W. Powell Blvd., Gresham. Board of Directors, 7:30-9 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, Mt. Hood…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Hillary Stanley and Andrew Jenson
August 22, 2014

Engagement

by Lisa K. Anderson
Stanley-Jenson Hillary Stanley and Andrew Jenson of Portland are engaged to be married Saturday, May 2, 2015. The bride and groom-to-be graduated from the University of Oregon. A registered…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Hilary and Joshua Seidel
August 22, 2014

Wedding

by Lisa K. Anderson
Annes-Seidel Hilary Annes and Joshua Seidel of Sandy were married Saturday, Aug. 2, at The Seidel House in Sandy. Josh’s grandfather, the Rev. Melvin J. Jensen, officiated the ceremony. Michael…
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August 12, 2014

Business briefs

by Anne Endicott
Who’s your favorite young business professional? The Outlook is interested in doing monthly stories on the best of the best young managers and staff members of businesses in East Multnomah…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: JIM CLARK - Gresham Fords newly remodeled building features a stainless steel exterior, highlighted by the Ford Motor Companys new Trustmark entry arch design. Wills petitioned Ford to permit the use of local contractors and suppliers for the remodels architectural work and furnishings.
August 12, 2014

Dealership charges into the future with sleek new look

by Anne Endicott
Gresham Ford celebrates the completion of $2 million remodel Now that the dust is gone and the scaffolding has been removed, it’s time to celebrate, said Bess Wills, general manager of Gresham…
August 08, 2014

College news

by Lisa K. Anderson
California Lutheran University Anthony Nguyen of Fairview recently earned an undergraduate degree from California Lutheran University. Nguyen graduated with a bachelor's degree in exercise…

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Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Julia and Michael Ronald
Aug 08, 2014

Wedding announcement

by Lisa K. Anderson
Gannon-Ronald Julia Gannon and Michael Ronald of Gresham were married Monday, June 23, on Palauea Beach in Maui, Hawaii. The Rev. Kolleen Wheeler officiated the Hawaiian lei exchange ceremony,…
Aug 08, 2014

Military news

by Lisa K. Anderson
NEWELL — Air Force Airman Corey T. Newell recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week…
Aug 01, 2014

College news

by Lisa K. Anderson
University of Iowa Allison Gallegos, a native of Gresham, recently received a bachelor's degree in health and human physiology from the University of Iowa. Approximately 5,000 degrees were…
Jul 31, 2014

Out & About

by Rob Cullivan
Entertainment Calendar Markets Gresham Farmers Market — 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot at Northwest Third Street and Miller Avenue. Market is open every Saturday through Oct. 25. Gresham…
Jul 29, 2014

College news

by Lisa K. Anderson
California Lutheran University Emma Peterson of Gresham is one of 745 students who made the dean’s list at California Lutheran University for the spring semester. Peterson is an English major.…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - The California Honeydrops have become one of the biggest danceable acts on the West Coast in recent years, and close out the Soulful Giving Blanket Concert Aug. 2.
Jul 29, 2014

Soulful Giving concert features world-class acts

by Rob Cullivan
Slide Brothers and Honeydrops are among talented groups Junki and Linda Yoshida’s estate hosts a stellar lineup of talented soul and r ‘n’ b acts at the Soulful Giving Blanket Concert Saturday,…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Anderson with Zeus, a Greenwing Macaw parrot (on the left), and Sam, a Hyacinth Macaw, at a mall show in Salem.
Jul 29, 2014

Bird man brings parrots to Fairview

by Cari Hachmann
Zoologist and wild life educator plan visit to Fairview-Columbia Library Aug. 6 They call him the Oregon Bird Man. Seen wearing tropical shirts beneath an armor of khaki, he makes visits to…
Jul 25, 2014

Military news

by Lisa K. Anderson
Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Jedidiah D. Acott recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive,…
by: OUTLOOK PHOTO: JIM CLARK - Corbett resident Chad Olin stands beside his authentically restored 1971 Dodge  Coronet, replicating the vehicle once used by his grandfather, Oren Wes Olin, the city of Fairviews first police chief. The uniform, hat and law enforcement equipment also belonged to the elder Olin, who died in June 1982.
Jul 25, 2014

Restored vehicle is more than just living history

by Anne Endicott
Local man's replication a tribute to his grandfather A few weeks ago, Corbett resident Chad Olin took his father, Lanny, for a ride in a car he had just finished restoring. “I asked Dad if it…
by: OUTLOOK PHOTO: JIM CLARK - Wayne Swanson was awarded a Purple Heart for military merit after a combat injury on Sept. 16, 1966. The Purple Heart is the second highest meritorious award presented to members of the armed forces.
Jul 25, 2014

Vietnam veteran surprised by Purple Heart

by Anne Endicott
- Boring resident receives second highest military honor 47 years later It’s been said that good news travels fast. But 47 years doesn’t seem very quick. “It’s an honor I never thought I would…



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