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Gresham's Latest Features

Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Andrea and Brian Moen
September 12, 2014

Wedding announcement

by Lisa K. Anderson
Hackett-Moen Andrea Hackett and Brian Moen of Edinboro, Penn., were married Sunday, Aug. 3, at The Aerie at Eagle Landing in Happy Valley. The Revs. Paul Linnemann and Mark Schulze officiated…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Lauren Iris Akers
September 12, 2014

Birth announcement

by Lisa K. Anderson
Lauren Iris Akers, the daughter of Stacia and Glen Akers of Gresham, was born at 2:35 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at Legacy Mt. Hood Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces. Lauren joins…
September 16, 2014

Military news

by Lisa K. Anderson
ARMY JACOBSEN — Army Specialist Noelle P. Jacobsen recently graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. She completed an intensive, 10-week program that included…
September 16, 2014

College news

by Lisa K. Anderson
Wheaton College Gresham resident Daniel T. Miller recently graduated from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill. Miller received a bachelor's degree of art, with a concentration in studio art and…
September 16, 2014

Business briefs

by Anne Endicott
Program aimed to help businesses avoid flooding impacts The cities of Gresham, Troutdale, Wood Village and Fairview are teaming up to provide private stormdrain cleaning to businesses at a…
September 05, 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…
September 02, 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 - Troutdale business owner Claude Cruz took on duties as executive director for the West Columbia Gorge Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center in July. The chamber represents members from Fairview to Cascade Locks, including the unincorporated areas of Corbett, Springdale, Bridal Veil and Multnomah Falls.
September 02, 2014

Group helps create a gateway to the gorge

by Anne Endicott
Chamber director plans to unify "river communities" to attract tourism For new business owners interested in learning about the dynamic of the area where they’ve hung out their shingle, the…
September 02, 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: 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…

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Aug 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: ANNE ENDICOTT - About 70 followers of the Practice Kindness movement took part in the challenge, raising $400 in the process.
Aug 26, 2014

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

by Anne Endicott
Group takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to a new level Remember that group of people who performed random acts of kindness in local grocery stores during the holidays last year? Well, they were at…
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.
Aug 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.
Aug 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…
Aug 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
Aug 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
Aug 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…
Photo Credit: OUTLOOK PHOTO: JIM CLARK - Michelle Davis, owner of Custom Fit by Michelle has spent nearly 30 years in sewing and alterations shops. She specializes in wedding and formal wear.
Aug 19, 2014

Sewing from the time she could tie her shoes

by Laura Knudson
Gresham seamstress talks of increasing need for alteration shops An old Singer pedal sewing machine sits in Michelle Davis’s alterations shop, signifying a time in the early 1990s when tailors…
Aug 12, 2014

OUT & ABOUT

by Rob Cullivan
Entertainment Calendar Art First Friday ArtWalk — 5-9 p.m. Sept. 5. Troutdale merchants host artists and musicians, as well as offer wine tastings, along Historic Columbia River Highway. “The…
Photo Credit: LEXY DILLON - From left: Sandy Actors Theatre volunteers Richard Keys and Vernon Sonders Jr. work on a set. The popular community theater relies on volunteers like these two to put on its high-quality productions year in and year out.
Aug 12, 2014

Performance company says 'Thanks!' to volunteers

by Rob Cullivan
Sandy Actors Theatre gear up for 2014-15 season Like all community-based companies, Sandy Actors Theatre could not operate without volunteers. Volunteers build sets, create costumes, manage…



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