ODOT 'expedites' 17th Avenue bike/ped lane

ODOT 'expedites' 17th Avenue bike/ped lane

People who bike, walk or skateboard between Oregon City, Gladstone or Oak Grove and downtown...

IMPROVING HABITAT

IMPROVING HABITAT

Happy Valley homeowners benefit from project slowing down water, preventing erosion - The sight...

Breastfeeding mom takes Clackamas case public

Breastfeeding mom takes Clackamas case public

It was a 90-degree sunny Sunday evening in August, National Breastfeeding Month, and the Klein...

OC businesses join Supportland

OC businesses join Supportland

With 13 independent businesses signing up in Oregon City, Supportland entered its first community...

Happy Valley Monthy - August Edition

Happy Valley Monthy - August Edition

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Clackamas Fire crews extinguish stubborn fire

Clackamas Fire crews extinguish stubborn fire

Clackamas Fire investigators completed their investigation Monday and identified a broken light...

WWII milestone highlights sacrifices for freedom

WWII milestone highlights sacrifices for freedom

OC-based museum hosts survivors, talks, memorabilia - World War II, the most destructive war in...

OCHS grad finds new purpose in ride across country

OCHS grad finds new purpose in ride across country

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August 20, 2014

Festival to relaunch with war memorial

by Raymond Rendleman
Local partners are working to bring a traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall to Milwaukie High School the weekend of July 23-26, 2015, with the goal of making the wall available for viewing the same…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - 9Round urges local residents to join the most fun and exciting fitness opportunity available in the area.
August 20, 2014

Kickboxing studio in OC promises results

by The Oregon City News
9Round Fitness, at 19502 Molalla Ave., Suite 115, is raising money for Angels in the Outfield, Volunteers in Medicine, the Wounded Warrior Project and Team River Runner as part of the kickboxing…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Gilded Thistle co-owner Dee Stevens says user-friendly Maison Blanche furniture paint requires no preparation time.
August 20, 2014

Gilded Thistle helps give new life to old furniture

by Raymond Rendleman
Longtime Oregon City resident Dee Stevens opened her newest store, the Gilded Thistle, July 19. She opened her latest venture with her children, Rachel and Warren, as equal partners. For 13…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Limited only by their imagination, guests choose among dozens of toppings and sauces to create their own Kustom Pieology Pizza pies.
August 20, 2014

Pieology brings 'Kustomizable' pizzas to Clackamas

by Raymond Rendleman
Pieology Pizzeria has brought its singular brand of customizable pizza to Clackamas Town Center, the franchise’s first location in Oregon. Guests can choose from more than 30 fresh toppings and…
Photo Credit: PHOTO BY JOHN DENNY - Vicki Nelms brings a wealth of experience to the position as she attempts to fill the shoes of retired athletic director Jeff Erdman at Clackamas High School.
August 20, 2014

Veteran AD takes charge at Clackamas

by John Denny
Longtime coach and administrator Vicki Nelms replaces Jeff Erdman - Veteran athletic director Vicki Nelms has been named athletic director at Clackamas High School, replacing longtime athletic…
August 20, 2014

County board wrestles with legal funding

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Update: Commissioners agree to pay $10,000 on legal bills totaling $22,953 Tempers flared Tuesday, Aug. 19, during discussions of whether or not the county should reimburse commissioners John…
August 19, 2014

Antique Fair back on Main Street

by The Oregon City News
The 19th annual Open Air Antique Fair takes place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, on Main Street in Oregon City for the first time since 2012. Hosted by the Oregon City Chamber of…
Photo Credit: PHOTO BY: BRUCE MACGREGOR - Last year three and a half tons of trash was removed from five miles of the creek upstream and downstream from Mill Park in Milwaukie.
August 20, 2014

Volunteers to converge for Johnson Creek cleanup

by The Clackamas Review
Hundreds of volunteer families from across the metro region are anticipated again to attend this cleanup extravaganza as the eighth-annual Johnson Creek Clean Up gears up for Saturday, Aug. 23,…
August 18, 2014

Ombudsman classes target OC

by Raymond Rendleman
You have the opportunity to advocate for rights of seniors who are living in local long-term care facilities by training to educate, investigate and learn to be a “problem solver.” An…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO: KIDS WISH NETWORK - Miranda Eells (left) visits Disney World with her sister, Laura, 18.
August 18, 2014

OC teen with rare genetic disorder granted wish

by Raymond Rendleman
For 15-year-old Miranda Eells, Walt Disney World Resort really is the place where dreams come true. The Oregon City teen has been dreaming of visiting the theme park for years, and thanks to the…

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Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - Kim Sieckmann
Aug 15, 2014

Sieckmann appointed to Gladstone City Council

by Raymond Rendleman
Kim Sieckmann, a semi-retired small business owner and resident of Gladstone for the past 31 years, was appointed to City Council this week. Sieckmann currently serves as the Gladstone Planning…
Aug 14, 2014

Help seniors stay cool by donating fans

by The Clackamas Review
The Milwaukie Center is seeking donations of new or gently used fans to give to seniors who could use a little help cooling off on hot summer days. Fans can be dropped off at the Milwaukie…
Aug 13, 2014

Clackamas County faces $2.75 million wrongful death suit

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Oregon OSHA hits county with a $2,100 citation in connection with weighmaster homicide Clackamas County is facing a $2.75 million lawsuit and a $2,100 fine in the wake of the on-duty homicide of…
Aug 13, 2014

OC to propose projects to reduce sewage fine

by Raymond Rendleman
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality last week fined Oregon City for a sewage overflow June 14 at the 11519 Parrish Road pump station. A pump-station employee, who has since been…
Photo Credit: PHOTO BY STEVE BERLINER - Carol Mastronarde presents Ed Gronke with the Outstanding Citizen Award.
Aug 13, 2014

Gronke, Shook recognized for community service

by Ellen Spitaleri
Two men devoted to making Clackamas County improvements - They've put in countless hours of community service and attended numerous meetings, yet Ed Gronke and Dick Shook never sought…
Aug 01, 2014

Free concert, good cause

by Raymond Rendleman
Bring your lawn chair and favorite beverage and join Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers for an evening of family fun and dancing in support of foster-care volunteers. The…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - Wade Byers
Aug 11, 2014

City councilor challenges longtime Gladstone Mayor Wade Byers

by Raymond Rendleman
Mersereau: 'A person can be in office maybe too long' - In a move that promises to shake up city politics, Gladstone City Councilor Tom Mersereau quietly filed last month to challenge Mayor Wade…
Aug 11, 2014

Know any amazing local kids?

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas Review and Oregon City News employees are calling for community nominations of boys and girls ranging in age from that of an elementary school student to a high school senior to be…
Aug 09, 2014

Voters in November to decide on NCPRD Board, fee increase

by Shasta Kearns Moore
After an at-times bitter battle among Clackamas County commissioners, voters in the western part of the county will get to decide whether to create an independent parks district this November.…
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Aug 08, 2014

No one harmed by reportedly suicidal shooter

by Raymond Rendleman
Scott Doggett, 51, of unincorporated Milwaukie was transported to an area hospital for evaluation this week after deputies from Clackamas County Sheriff's Office subdued the reportedly suicidal…




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