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TIM BEHRENS - Carrie Gunter paints bleachers while Kerry Baillie  paints  ceiling of CHS Viking Stadium
August 24, 2016

The Elwood Picnic - a community tradition

by Cindy Fama
CHS stadium gets a facelift The stadium benches and the ceiling and gold rim above the Colton High School football stadium received new coats of green and gold of paint thanks to a group of…
CONNER WILLIAMS  - Molalla High School FFA Chapter President Ryan Dunigan poses in front of the chapters champion landscape design entry at the 2016 Clackcmas County Fair in Canby.
August 23, 2016

Colton, Molalla FFA win big at Clackamas Co. fair

by Conner Williams
Members from both the Molalla and Colton High School FFA programs took home some hefty awards last week from the Clackamas County Fair in Canby. Kayla Burns, a senior at Molalla, has been a part…
CINDY FAMA - More than 200 people turned out for the Colton Volunteer Fire Department's annual National Night Out event at the fire station on Tuesday. National Night Out is a community-building campaign, promoting neighborhood camaraderie to make communities safer, better places to live.
August 10, 2016

National Night Out event raises community awareness

by Cindy Fama
Families and other community members from Colton and the surrounding area turned out Tuesday evening for the Colton Volunteer Fire Department’s National Night Out event. During the evening’s…

August 10, 2016

Mulino educator had passion for teaching

by Laurel Roses
Anyone who attended Mulino Elementary School between the years 1973 and 2008 had the privilege of knowing Barb Drennan, who passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 2. She was 67. For 35 years, Barb Drennan…
JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Veteran bullfighters 'Dangerous' Dan Newman (left) and Rowdy Barry draw the attention of a bucking bull away from fallen rider Jeff Askey during the 2014 Molala Buckeroo Rodeo.
August 03, 2016

Veteran bullfighters rank Buckeroo among favorites

by Jim Beseda
"Dangerous" Dan Newman and Rowdy Barry have been regulars at Molalla's annual Fourth of July rodeo for the past several years, helping protect cowboys in the sport's most dangerous event. When…
JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Construction is nearing completion on the Markum Inn restaurant along Highway 213 in Marquam, about seven miles south of Molalla.
August 03, 2016

Construction on Markum Inn approaches finish line

by Jim Beseda
Two years after landmark restaurant closed, a Molalla man is building a new restaurant by the same name with many of the same menu items. Mark Burnett wasn’t looking to jump back into the…
CINDY FAMA - Volunteers workers (from left to right) Scott Salathe, Tim Baurer, Kris Bjorn, Ben Collins, Kendra Collins, Brent Bjorn, Chris Hanson, Thomas Baldwin, Chris West and Tim Behrens helped put up three new pieces of playground equipment Saturday at Colton Elementary School. Tipton Brown (not pictured) also had a hand in piecing together the new equipment.
August 03, 2016

Volunteers piece together new playground equipment

by Cindy Fama
Local volunteers Thomas Baldwin, Tim Baurer, Tim Behrens, Brent Bjorn, Kris Bjorn, Tipton Brown, Ben Collins, Kendra Collins, Chris Hanson, Scott Salathe and Chris West pitched in Saturday to…

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