Christmas 1964 brings a flood of memories

Christmas 1964 brings a flood of memories

-  Troutdale's Otto family tells their harrowing story of surviving the Sandy River's fury 50...

Couple 'honored to serve' customers for 23 years

Couple 'honored to serve' customers for 23 years

The owners of one of Gresham’s last longtime bastions of mom and pop businesses will greet...

Hurt feeling his way to wider audience

Hurt feeling his way to wider audience

Singer-songwriter plays two-night stand at Winery You may have not heard the name Casey Hurt, but...

Apples and berries and eggnog. . . oh my!

Apples and berries and eggnog. . . oh my!

Outlook readers outdo themselves with annual recipe contest Keeping local bakers challenged each...

Making a Difference' through art

Making a Difference' through art

Latest Gresham exhibit features younger, older artists When a painter puts brush to canvas, does...

Roundhouse headlines bluegrass Christmas show

Roundhouse headlines bluegrass Christmas show

Show set for Friday at Freedom Four Square Church Sleighbells will ring in the key of bluegrass...

Waving the checkered flag

Waving the checkered flag

Local automotive business is a winner with customers and the community Tucked away at the end of...

Chamber recognizes excellence in business

Chamber recognizes excellence in business

Johnston's work with youths earns her Honoree of the Year Award In the spirit of the season of...


Gresham's Latest Features

Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED ILLUSTRATION - This sky map shows constellations star-gazers can view. Pat Hanrahan, planetarium director at Mt. Hood Community College, 26000 S.E. Stark St., will discuss the night sky during three shows Jan. 13.
December 22, 2014

Out & About

by Rob Cullivan
Entertainment Calendar Planetarium “2015 Sky Preview” — Pat Hanrahan, planetarium director at Mt. Hood Community College, 26000 S.E. Stark St., will talk about this topic in Sky Theater shows at…
December 17, 2014

Honor roll

by Lisa K. Anderson
Gordon Russell Middle School The following students were named to the fall 2014 honor roll for Gordon Russell Middle School. Eighth grade 4.0 — Jennifer Bordine, Cora Bruders, Alexandrea Cheney,…
December 17, 2014

Honor roll

by Lisa K. Anderson
Clear Creek Middle School The following students were named to the Clear Creek Middle School honor roll for fall term 2014. Eighth grade 4.0 — Camille Baptista, Rebecca Esparza, Melody Field,…
December 16, 2014

Troutdale woman sending boxes of love to military personnel

by Anne Endicott
Community donations sought for Afghanistan-bound care packages Santa knows no season when he’s gifting someone far from home. Troutdale resident Rayna Adams has been playing Santa since October…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - Choir members from Mt. Hood Community College fill the chapel with song at The Grotto earlier this month. The Portland shrines Festival of Lights features a number of East County choirs.
December 16, 2014

Out & About

by Rob Cullivan
Entertainment Calendar Art “Making a Difference: Positive Changes Through Art" — Gresham Art Committee exhibit runs through Feb. 5 at the Public Safety & Schools Building, 1333 N.W. Eastman…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Ravinder Waraich, center, store manager for the 7-Eleven store on Northeast Kane Drive in Gresham, and  assistant manager Michelle Jensen, left, recently donated 232 pizzas to a representative of Birch Community Services. The pizzas were purchased as a pay it forward campaign by customers.
December 16, 2014

Business briefs

by Anne Endicott
Local business helps needy neighbors Thanks to the generosity of its customers, the 7-Eleven store at 1016 N.E. Kane Road recently donated 232 pizzas to Birch Community Services. Over Halloween…
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December 16, 2014

And the winners are . . .

by Anne Endicott
Top Honors Apple Pie Submitted by Gresham resident Karen Yadon Crust: 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter-flavored shortening 1/4 cup ice water Blend together; roll out and place in pie…
December 09, 2014

Business briefs

by Anne Endicott
Chamber Calendar Connect with Success AM meeting, 7-9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 12, annual SnowCap Community Charities Holiday Breakfast, at Greater Gresham Baptist Church, 3848 N.E. Division St.…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: ANNE ENDICOTT - Gloria Weitzel, left, visits with Brittany Clark and her daughter Avery, 18 months, at a neighborhood holiday breakfast held Saturday, Dec. 6, at Heidis of Gresham.
December 09, 2014

Fifty-five years of friendships and fa-la-la-la-la

by Anne Endicott
Residents in one neighborhood maintain holiday tradition A family, of sorts, converged on Heidi’s of Gresham over the weekend for its annual holiday get-together. Over pancakes and omelets,…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: TROY WAYRYNEN - A star honoring veteran Charles Redd hangs from the Veterans Christmas Tree in the lobby of US Bank branch in Gresham. Community members can purchase a star for a family member or friend who served in the armed forces for $70, with 100 percent of all proceeds benefiting Adventist Healths Hospice Program.
December 05, 2014

A Christmas gift to 'heal the heart' of seriously ill veterans

by Anne Endicott
Sale of silver stars to benefit hospice services for military personnel There's a Christmas tree in the lobby of the US Bank on East Powell Boulevard, which isn’t big news considering the time…

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Dec 02, 2014

Engagement

by Pamplin Media Group
Wilson-Rude Kellie Wilson, 6, would like to announce that on Saturday, Nov. 8, her father Christopher Wilson and Jana Rude got engaged. Jana Rude, 23, an Aloha native, attended Century High…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: TROY WAYRYNEN - Jim Wambaugh, owner of Oxbow Rim Tree Farm, makes final preparations for the holiday season at his tree farm in Gresham. The tree farm is a second career for Wambaught, who previously spent 25 years in the pharmaceutical industry.
Dec 03, 2014

Oxbow Rim: more than just trees

by Anne Endicott
- Ornaments, food, games, rival Santa's workshop Nestled in the trees on a dead end road in rural Boring is a place where — dare we say it? — the chore of Christmas tree selection is actually…
Dec 03, 2014

O Christmas tree . . .

by Anne Endicott
Local tree farms open for the holiday season Planning to forage the forest for the perfect Christmas tree but not sure where to go? Check out these tree farms for a wide choice in U-cut or…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Students at Gresham High School will join choirs from throughout East County to sing at the Grotto in Portland this December.
Dec 03, 2014

A chorus of choruses to sing in the Christmas season in East…

by Rob Cullivan
Holiday concerts take place through December If you’re a fan of choral music, the coming month may be the most wonderful time of the year. Ten community and school choirs will perform at various…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Microchip Technology honored WorkSource Portland Metro East on Friday, Nov. 21 with an award for its outstanding service and support during 2013. From left, Steven Novell, senior operations manager with Microchip Technology; Steve Strain, manufacturing industry representative, WorkSource Portland Metro East; Carly Petrovic, HR manager, Microchip Technology; and Bailey Blake, staffing specialist with Microchip Technology.
Dec 03, 2014

Business briefs

by Anne Endicott
Chamber Calendar Speed Networking AM meeting, 7-9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 5, Gresham Elks Lodge, 3330 N.E. Division St. Connect with Success AM meeting, 7-9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 12, annual SnowCap…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - The Solid Brass Ensemble consists of trumpeters, trombonists, tuba players and French horn players.
Nov 25, 2014

Concert to benefit SnowCap Community Charities

by Rob Cullivan
Solid Brass Ensemble plays classical, holiday tunes Dec. 7 The Solid Brass Ensemble, a musical group based in Clackamas, will perform a benefit concert for SnowCap Community Charities at 4 p.m.…
Nov 25, 2014

Business briefs

by Anne Endicott
Chamber Calendar Speed Networking AM meeting, 7-9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 5, Gresham Elks Lodge, 3330 N.E. Division St. Government Affairs Council, noon-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, Riverview Community…
Photo Credit: GRESHAM OUTLOOK: TROY WAYRYNEN - Legacy Mount Hood Healing Garden celebrated its five-year milestone with a free public garden celebration.
Nov 21, 2014

Garden marks five years of healing at Gresham hospital

by Lisa K. Anderson
Healing Garden offers a place for restoration On Nov. 19, 2009, Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center opened an outdoor green space that has become an oasis for community members, patients, staff…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Michael and Rebecca Nunziato
Nov 18, 2014

Wedding announcement

by Lisa K. Anderson
Mendoza-Nunziato Rebecca Mendoza of Loveland, Colo., and Michael Nunziato of Gresham were married Sunday, Oct. 19, at Ellis Ranch in Loveland. Pastor Milan Homola, executive director of…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: TROY WAYRYNEN - Judy Alley has been the executive director for SnowCap Community Charities for 23 years. The food drive comes at an opportune time, she said, when clients are faced with the choice between feeding their families or paying a utility bill.
Nov 20, 2014

Fill a bag to fill food boxes this holiday season

by Anne Endicott
Fifth annual food drive kicks off to benefit SnowCap Community Charities For most of us, an empty cupboard means it’s time to hit the grocery store. But for the more than 8,000 people who…




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