Early screening for colon cancer saves lives

Early screening for colon cancer saves lives

Risk increases along with age When a medical practitioner spots an uptick in one particular...

Vietnam veteran surprised by Purple Heart

Vietnam veteran surprised by Purple Heart

-  Boring resident receives second highest military honor 47 years later It’s been said...

Restored vehicle is more than just living history

Restored vehicle is more than just living history

Local man's replication a tribute to his grandfather A few weeks ago, Corbett resident Chad Olin...

Out and About

Out and About

Arts & Culture First Friday ArtWalk — 5-9 p.m. Aug. 1, Troutdale merchants host artists and...

This city's about to blow!

This city's about to blow!

Mt. Hood Jazz Festival features Bobby Torres, Soul City In less than two weeks, Gresham will turn...

Damascus dog trainer digs deep for veterans in need

Damascus dog trainer digs deep for veterans in need

Tucked away in the rolling hills of Damascus is dog trainer Cheryl Mulick’s 1960s style...

The small hands that feed others

The small hands that feed others

Six-year-old Jackson Clark makes sack lunches for the homeless Wrapping one’s head around...

Hittin' the road to define the dream

Hittin' the road to define the dream

Two local high school grads travel across the country, interviewing hundreds, to redefine the...

Have you 'herd?' Goats milk soap is good for your skin

Have you 'herd?' Goats milk soap is good for your skin

Damascus couple's hobby farm launches a cottage industry offering skin care products ...

Lions Club humanitarian serves families in need

Lions Club humanitarian serves families in need

Jorgan Shaw named Sam Cox Humanitarian of the Year Recognizing an individual who embodies a...

New digs to provide better pet care

New digs to provide better pet care

Mt. Hood Pet Medical opens a new location It’s hard to miss the big red paw print when...

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Gresham's Latest Features

July 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,…
July 22, 2014

College news

by Lisa K. Anderson
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Heather Dorner of Portland was named to the May 2014 dean’s list at The University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Daniel Hunter and Skyler Bush
July 18, 2014

Engagement

by Lisa K. Anderson
Bush-Hunter Skyler Marlana Bush and Daniel Kevin Hunter of Gresham are engaged to be married Saturday, Sept. 27. The daughter of Arnott and Jennifer Serviss of Gresham, Skyler attended Barlow…
July 18, 2014

Honor roll

by Lisa K. Anderson
Barlow High School The following students were named to the honor roll at Barlow High School for spring semester. Seniors 4.0 — Karla Aguilera, Jenna Altenhofen, Pancho Arango-Velasco, Dillon…
by: FILE PHOTO - Children play amidst the chalk drawings they made at last years Troutdale SummerFest, which takes place again this Saturday.
July 15, 2014

One, two, three festivals this weekend!

by Rob Cullivan
SummerFest, Highland Games, Arts Festival take place East County will be festival central this weekend. SummerFest in Troutdale, the Portland Highland Games and the Gresham Arts Festival all…
July 11, 2014

College news

by Lisa K. Anderson
George Fox University The following East County students received their bachelor's degrees from George Fox University this spring: Janette Beltran-Aispuro of Gresham with a degree in art, and…
July 08, 2014

College news

by Lisa K. Anderson
Ithaca College Kristen Klocko, a native of Troutdale, recently graduated from Ithaca College’s School of Business with a degree in business administration. Her degree was awarded in May 2014.…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Dean Crouser specializes in paintings of hummingbirds, like the ones pictured in Twos Company, one of the pieces hell exhibit at the Gresham Arts Festival.
July 09, 2014

Gresham turns artsy on July 19

by Rob Cullivan
Gresham Arts Festival features more than 120 artisans Artisans, musicians and fans of both groups will fill the streets of downtown Saturday, July 19, for the Gresham Arts Festival. The fun…
by: OUTLOOK PHOTO: CARI HACHMANN - Hybskman shares her familys wedding history, including her grandmothers floral-decorated wedding certificate from 1909. On the mannequin to the left, is a wedding dress worn in 1918 by the grandmother of local historian Sharon Nesbit.
July 07, 2014

Wedding history on display at Harlow House

by Cari Hachmann
Museum displays vintage dresses and photographs from Troutdale weddings From intricate lace to slipper satin, a collection of vintage wedding dresses dating back to 1890 will be on display at…
July 04, 2014

College news

by Lisa K. Anderson
Ithaca College Kristen Klocko, a native of Troutdale, recently graduated from Ithaca College's School of Business with a degree in business administration. The degree was awarded in May 2014.…

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by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Mike and Connie (Barger) Preiss
Jul 01, 2014

Anniversary

by Lisa K. Anderson
Mike and Connie Priess Mike and Connie (Barger) Preiss of Bend are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, July 10. The couple was married July 10, 1964, in Gresham. Mike worked for…
Jul 01, 2014

Military news

by Lisa K. Anderson
Air Force Howell — Air Force Airman Matthew B. Howell graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed the eight-week program…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: DODGE & BURN STUDIOS - Present for official ground breaking ceremonies Thursday, June 26, at Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center were (left to right) Chaplain Alice Tate; Gretchen Nichols, Legacy Mount Hood Chief Administrative Officer; Alison Hart, Gresham Chamber CEO; Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson; Dr. Mike Newcomb, Legacy Health Chief Operating Officer; Robert Cornie, Legacy Health board member; Dr. Harald Schoeppner, Legacy Health Medical Director, Gastroenterology; Michael Patrick, Chairman, Mount Hood Medical Center Foundation; and Brian Trickel, Legacy Mount Hood Director, Surgical Services.
Jul 01, 2014

Medical center poised to expand outpatient services

by Anne Endicott
Construction on new office facility at Mount Hood campus set to begin in late July or August Officials with Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center, business leaders and other dignitaries braved the…
Jul 01, 2014

Business briefs

by Anne Endicott
Gresham Chamber office closed July 4 The Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center will be closed Friday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. There will be no AM…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Music Mondays, a free, all ages concert series, takes place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Gresham Center for Arts Plaza, 401 N.E. Second St., this summer. Pictured above is the Shannon Tower Band, who kick off the series July 7. For more information, visit gcfta.org.
Jul 01, 2014

Out & About

by Rob Cullivan
Entertainment calendar Arts & Culture First Friday ArtWalk — From 5-9 p.m. Aug. 1, Troutdale merchants host artists and musicians, as well as offer wine tastings, along Historic Columbia River…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Strawberry Roan featuring lead singer Catherine Loyer takes the stage at 7 p.m. at the Estacada Timber Festival.
Jul 01, 2014

Fourth features fireworks, festivals

by Rob Cullivan
Corbett, Sandy, Estacada, Portland offer events Nothing says summer’s here quite like the Fourth of July, and East County residents have at least four options within reasonable driving distance…
by: OUTLOOK PHOTO: JIM CLARK  - Larry Dixon, 68, sits in his Rosewood neighborhood barbershop reminiscing about clients he has had over the years. Dixon recently hit the 50 year mark in the barber business.
Jul 01, 2014

A half-century of trimming hair and tall tales

by Laura Knudson
Local barber celebrates 50 years in business In recent years, the existence of corner barber shops have been clipped by the emergence of full-service salons. But one local business owner has…
Jun 27, 2014

School briefs

by Lisa K. Anderson
OSU launches free online ELL course Oregon State University will launch its first massive, open online course, or MOOC, partnering with Stanford University and the Oregon Department of Education…
Jun 24, 2014

College news

by Lisa K. Anderson
Boston University The following East County students earned degrees from Boston University this spring: Nickoli L. Strommer, Opera Institute in voice performance; and Meredith A. Bleuer, bachelor…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - The Rock the Block Kids Parade will include llamas as well as other colorful marchers.
Jun 27, 2014

No. 1 U.K. singer visits Rockwood

by Rob Cullivan
Rock the Block takes place June 27-28 Rock the Block, a free event designed to celebrate Rockwood, will feature dancers, musicians, a kids’ parade and more from 3-8 p.m. Friday, June 27, and 10…




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