Clackamas Fire prepares for weapons of mass destruction

Clackamas Fire prepares for weapons of mass destruction

This month the Oregon National Guard's 102nd Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Civil Support Team...

60th anniversary of hero's crash into OC elevator

60th anniversary of hero's crash into OC elevator

Robert J. Short's truck easily could have resulted in more deaths since he lost his brakes coming...

Police vs. firefighters shopping challenge benefits needy

Police vs. firefighters shopping challenge benefits needy

The total value of the two carts of groceries was roughly $885 (donated to the Clackamas Service...

Designs unveiled for Oregon City Riverwalk to Willamette Falls

Designs unveiled for Oregon City Riverwalk to Willamette Falls

A community event in Oregon City on Thursday, Nov. 17, allowed the public to see and discuss...

Milwaukie City Hall to double as art gallery

Milwaukie City Hall to double as art gallery

At least 20 artists will be represented, working in mediums that include paintings, collage,...

Gladstone Mobile Home Park residents mobilize to buy land

Gladstone Mobile Home Park residents mobilize to buy land

About 135 residents of the Gladstone Mobile Home Park are preparing to purchase the nearly...

Wichita Center's Coats for Kids aims to keep children warm

Wichita Center's Coats for Kids aims to keep children warm

Sharron Bryan found it “unfathomable that tens of thousands of children don’t have the...

Smoke-alarm trend troubles Clackamas Fire District

Smoke-alarm trend troubles Clackamas Fire District

At 4:30 a.m. Oct. 18, Clackamas Fire District No. 1 rescued a man from a fire at the Clipper...

WATCH: Oregon City urban-renewal foes face off

WATCH: Oregon City urban-renewal foes face off

At Willamette Falls Media Center last week, Raymond Rendleman, news editor of the Clackamas...

Oregon City's Bike Concierge powers unique views of local landmarks

Oregon City's Bike Concierge powers unique views of local landmarks

When I met Thom and Shelley Batty at the Bike Concierge, the business they co-own in downtown...

Gladstone set to purchase property on Portland Avenue

Gladstone set to purchase property on Portland Avenue

The city of Gladstone is in the process of purchasing a nearly 2-acre parcel of land on Portland...

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Torm Kelsey-Green
December 01, 2016

School notes: iPads for special needs; Milwaukian top motorcycle…

by Raymond Rendleman
North Clackamas School District special-needs students who do not have the ability to use language now have the technology they need to communicate.
PHOTO COURTESY: LORI HALL - Veterans affairs coordinator RB Green helps a CCC student in the college's VET Center in Oregon City.
December 01, 2016

Clackamas Community College named top college for veterans

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas Community College ranked second nationwide for two-year colleges in the results of Military Times' annual survey, a comprehensive school-by-school assessment of veteran and military…
December 01, 2016

North Clackamas School District ranks high for attendance

by The Clackamas Review
Data for last year shows 86.8 percent of students regularly attend class.


PHOTO COURTESY: CCSO - The suspect vehicle was found flipped on its top in a home's driveway on Southeast 92nd Court.
November 30, 2016

Cops chase down suspects in Clackamas Town Center Forever 21…

by Raymond Rendleman
On pursuit of suspects, the deputy lost sight of the vehicle, but soon relocated it flipped on its top in a home's driveway at 11030 S.E. 92nd Court.
November 30, 2016

Trail taking shape for Madrone Wall access

by Ellen Spitaleri
During the work parties, 121 volunteers from all over the metro area put in about 750 hours, breaking up rocks weighing over 600 pounds, and using them to build 268 rock steps to get hikers over…
George Heidgerken
November 30, 2016

Developer George Heidgerken mulls falls path as catalyst

by Raymond Rendleman
Willamette Falls Legacy Project property owner George Heidgerken last week said that he was in no hurry to build anything at the site of the shuttered Blue Heron Paper Co. mill.
COURTESY PHOTO - Clackamas Fire District No. 1 crews discovered the body of a woman in the back bedroom of a mobile home on South End Road Thursday evening, Nov. 24.
November 30, 2016

Woman dies in Oregon City house fire

by Pamplin Media Group
The Thanksgiving fire was reported at about 10:49 p.m. Nov. 24, at 19371 South End Road.
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Melissa Don's entry in the 29th annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest features a peace symbol and animals from around the world.
November 30, 2016

School notes: Peace poster competition; Gladstone Education…

by Raymond Rendleman
Melissa Don, sixth grader at Ogden Middle School, has taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the Oregon City Lions Club.
FRIENDS OF JENNINGS LODGE  - Hundreds of trees are slated to be logged if the development in Jenning Lodge is approved.
November 29, 2016

Lennar Northwest to review proposed subdevelopment in Jennings…

by Raymond Rendleman
The state of Oregon has stepped into the controversy over cutting down 326 trees to build a housing subdivision in Jennings Lodge, saying that the site of the former evangelical compound could…
November 29, 2016

Milwaukie's Blount Inc. fined $7,200 for air-quality…

by The Clackamas Review
Blount, Inc., was found to be exceeding its permit's limits for emitting chromium into the air.

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PHOTO COURTESY: CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - CCSO detectives on scene of murder investigation in Oak Grove.
Nov 28, 2016

Oak Grove homicide suspect caught in Washington

by Pamplin Media Group
One person was shot and killed in Oak Grove near Rose Villa Senior Living on Sunday night, Clackamas County Sheriff's Office officials said.
PHOTO COURTESY: CCSO - Matthew S. Jessee, 33, of Beavercreek crashed into a telephone pole and a tree near Fernwood Drive on Highway 211.
Nov 28, 2016

Beavercreek man dies in Eagle Creek crash on Highway 211

by Raymond Rendleman
A Clackamas County deputy has reported a strange series of events that led to the death of a Beavercreek man in a single-vehicle crash on Saturday.
PHOTO COURTESY: CCC -  WOU President Rex Fuller (left) and CCC President Joanne Truesdell signed a dual enrollment agreement during a ceremony held Nov. 14 at CCC.
Nov 28, 2016

Clackamas Community College, Western Oregon University partner…

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas Community College and Western Oregon University signed a dual enrollment agreement Nov. 14 that creates a supportive pathway for students between the two schools.
Nov 26, 2016

CASA of Clackamas County seeks donors to help county's neediest…

by Ellen Spitaleri
Oregon City-based CASA of Clackamas County, also known as Child Advocates Inc., has operated a program in the county for 24 years, recruiting, training and supervising volunteers who are…
Doug Reimer
Nov 25, 2016

Harmony Campus: construction for the community

by Jules Rogers
The ground floor community room, which can be separated into two classrooms, will include events like weddings, dinners, concerts, lectures and graduation.
COURTESY PHOTO - Clackamas Fire District No. 1 crews discovered the body of a woman in the back bedroom of a mobile home on South End Road Thursday evening, Nov. 24.
Nov 25, 2016

Woman dies in Oregon City house fire

by Pamplin Media Group
Clackamas Fire District No. 1 reported that firefighters found the woman's body in a bedroom in the back half of the home.
Nov 24, 2016

Double your chances to win $1,000 on Small Business Saturday

by The Oregon City News
Pick up a downtown shopping guide at one of the Snowflake Raffle participating businesses to see all that downtown has to offer. On Main Street, the festive atmosphere includes trees illuminated…
Long Thanh Vo
Nov 23, 2016

Milwaukie police: Man who shot 25 year old is caught in Portland

by Raymond Rendleman
The murder attempt reportedly happened around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20, when police responded to the 2400 block of Southeast Willard Street in Milwaukie.
RAYMOND RENDLEMAN - Linda Lewis (right) takes notes at a Gladstone Library Board meeting on Oct. 4.
Nov 23, 2016

Linda Lewis resigns as Gladstone Library director

by Raymond Rendleman
She did not submit a resignation letter because of a mutual agreement that her last day would be Nov. 18 so that she could pursue other opportunities.
Steven William Wilson
Nov 23, 2016

Man charged with trying to kill Happy Valley deputy

by KOIN 6 News
Steven William Wilson is now charged with one count of attempted aggravated murder with a firearm and one count of second-degree assault with a firearm.