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...

Oregon City Christian Church thanks local police officers, firefighters

Oregon City Christian Church thanks local police officers, firefighters

This week, Oregon City Christian Church hosted a brunch to honor the service of local police...

In Air Force, 2000 Oregon City High School grad Jake Watson builds Italian friendships

In Air Force, 2000 Oregon City High School grad Jake Watson builds Italian friendships

SACILE, Italy — A bottle of Kentucky whiskey shared shelf space with San Quirino prosecco in...

Burned historic house on Roots Road saved from being torn down

Burned historic house on Roots Road saved from being torn down

Everyone assumed that the 1947 house that burned a couple of years ago in Clackamas would be torn...

Clackamas Community College's Harmony campus groundbreaking is Sept. 16

Clackamas Community College's Harmony campus groundbreaking is Sept. 16

Clackamas Community College will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its newest building, Harmony...

Police: Man murdered at his home in Milwaukie

Police: Man murdered at his home in Milwaukie

Detectives with the Clackamas County Major Crimes team are investigating the murder of...

Clackamas Reperatory Theatre's 'Steel Magnolias' takes on Southern life and love

Clackamas Reperatory Theatre's 'Steel Magnolias' takes on Southern life and love

Most everyone is familiar with small-town Louisiana through the “Steel Magnolias” film...

What's next for award-winning Willamette Falls Legacy Project?

What's next for award-winning Willamette Falls Legacy Project?

Willamette Falls Media Center played host to a conversation about the future of the site where...

Rose Villa Senior Living reopens to fanfare, excitement

Rose Villa Senior Living reopens to fanfare, excitement

The weather was perfect on Aug. 23 and smiles were the order of the day as Rose Villa Senior...

Oregon City School District cuts ribbon on bus/maintenance building

Oregon City School District cuts ribbon on bus/maintenance building

If you don’t think that school employees have tough jobs, you should try joining them on a...

From heritage tree to Thiessen black-walnut sawdust in Oak Grove

From heritage tree to Thiessen black-walnut sawdust in Oak Grove

How many black-walnut trees did Oregon have left that were planted on the state’s first...

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PHOTO BY RAYMOND RENDLEMAN - Tony's Fish Market, 1316 Washington St., is celebrating 80 years of business with an October Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1.
September 26, 2016

80-year celebration set for Tony's Fish Market in Oregon City

by Raymond Rendleman
A nationally distributed smokehouse started out as a small shop that didn’t always have dozens of species of fish, as well as shellfish, including lobster, crab, clams and even local crawfish…
September 26, 2016

Planned Parenthood to celebrate centennial in Oak Grove

by The Clackamas Review
Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette will celebrate the first anniversary of its newest health center and the centennial of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America at the Milwaukie-Oak…
PHOTO COURTESY: OCPD - Video surveillance shows this suspect, described as a 5-foot-9 white man in his 30s with brown hair.
September 23, 2016

Oregon City Police Department investigating string of burglaries

by Raymond Rendleman
Police are investigating four commercial burglaries that occurred from July to September at the Berry Hill Radio Shack, Verizon Wireless, and Aaron’s Furniture Store on Beavercreek Road. The…


SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Agrinos board of directors tours the new state-of-the-art crop microbial production facility in Clackamas.
September 22, 2016

Agrinos opens crop input facility in Clackamas

by The Clackamas Review
Biological crop input provider Agrinos celebrated the grand opening of its new microbial production facility in Clackamas with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and public tour Tuesday, Sept. 13. The…
Katie Schultz
September 21, 2016

School notes: Milwaukie Elementary's 100th; Bob's Red Mill…

by Raymond Rendleman
Alumni, staff members and the community are invited to help celebrate with the Milwaukie Elementary/El Puente BIlingual School families as their school reaches 100 years old. The Centennial…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - David Legg, a member of the Guild of Oregon Woodworkers, does carpentry rooted in his grandfather's use of heritage woods.
September 21, 2016

After open-heart surgery, David Legg of Clackamas to attempt St.…

by Judy Smith
Vim. Vigor. Vitality. Those words described 66-year-old Clackamas native David Legg just a year ago, before his open-heart surgery for a congenital heart valve defect. Before the death of his…
September 20, 2016

Willamette Falls Legacy Project partners decide riverwalk won't…

by Raymond Rendleman
Clackamas County, Metro and state representatives have officially removed the proposed whitewater park after Oregon City reversed its recommendation for planning a walkway next to the…
September 20, 2016

Gladstone Library Board blasts lawsuit against Clackamas County

by Raymond Rendleman
An internal dispute threatens to derail Gladstone's lawsuit against Clackamas County to demand another $1.5 million for library funding. Five members of Gladstone's Library Board last week…
September 20, 2016

Jim Tompkins history series turns focus post-1859

by Raymond Rendleman
Beavercreek resident Jim Tompkins’ third-annual series of Oregon City history classes at the Museum of the Oregon Territory will contain their usual doses of fun and audience interaction, he…
September 20, 2016

Sunday Parkways coming to Milwaukie

by Raymond Rendleman
Milwaukie is joining with Portland for the first Milwaukie-Sellwood Sunday Parkways event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2. This event is expected to bring out more than 15,000 bike riders,…

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TRIBUNE PHOTO: PETER WONG - Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader, center, and Republican challenger Colm Willis at a business-sponsored forum Monday, Sept. 19, at the Monarch Hotel in Clackamas. At left is the moderator, Mark Meek, who read written questions from the audience.
Sep 20, 2016

5th District foes trade political jabs

by Peter Wong
Partisanship, Pacific trade pact split Democrat Schrader and Republican challenger at forum. Democratic incumbent Kurt Schrader and Republican challenger Colm Willis disagreed about partisanship…
Jonathan Stone
Sep 17, 2016

Oregon City's Main Street group wins statewide awards

by Raymond Rendleman
Downtown Oregon City Association (DOCA) received two Excellence in Downtown Revitalization awards from statewide nonprofit Oregon Main Street on Sept. 15 during the Evening of Excellence…
Sep 19, 2016

Clackamas board stalemates on Measure 97 resolution

by Peter Wong
Issue likely to return after 2-1 vote with two absent members. Three Clackamas County commissioners stalemated last week on Measure 97, the proposed corporate tax increase on the Nov. 8…
PHOTO BY RAYMOND RENDLEMAN - Martin Rafferty, executive director of Youth M.O.V.E. Oregon, cuts the ribbon on the renovated Milwaukie facility with help from John Ludlow, chairman of the Board of County Commissioners.
Sep 16, 2016

Clackamas Drop, Milwaukie youth drop-in center renovated

by Raymond Rendleman
To tackle America’s current epidemic of youth suicides and overdoses, it’s going to take a coalition of businesses, governments and nonprofit organizations working on the local level, said…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Brewers and company owners Tim Hohl (left) of Coin Toss Brewing and Michael Kora of Montavilla Brew Works on brewing day for 'Catch A Tiger' Double IPA.
Sep 16, 2016

Frosted Flakes beer? 'It's GRRRRRRRRREAT!'

by The Oregon City News
For those who are wondering, the makers of the “Catch A Tiger” Double IPA, a collaboration from Portland's Montavilla Brew Works and Oregon City's Coin Toss Brewing Co, say it’s GRRRRRRRRREAT!…
Sep 15, 2016

59 of 60 drinking water sources under EPA level for lead at…

by The Clackamas Review
Fifty-nine of the 60 drinking water outlets tested throughout parks and facilities in the North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District (NCPRD) had a lead level below Environmental Protection…
Sep 15, 2016

Hopkins Demonstration Forest celebrates 25 years of forest…

by The Clackamas Review
It was September 1991 when the gate officially opened at a public dedication event held at the Hopkins Memorial Tree Farm in Beavercreek, southeast of Oregon City. Nearly 200 woodland owners,…
KOIN - Lynn Benton (left) on duty as a police spokesperson soon before he was arrested.
Sep 15, 2016

Former Gladstone police sergeant on trial for alleged murder…

by Brent Weisberg/KOIN 6 News
Former Gladstone Police Sgt. Lynn Benton is in the biggest fight of his life. Debbie Higbee-Benton was killed in the Gladstone salon she owned, and authorities say Sgt. Lynn Benton, who was on…
Sep 14, 2016

Letters: Heritage tree; Donald Trump; rent control; OCHS ROTC;…

by The Clackamas Review
I’ve lived in Oak Grove since 1961, and I appreciated your story about one of the last of the area’s heritage trees being cut down. We used to gather up those walnuts when they fell in a gunny…
COURTESY: SECRETARY OF STATE AUDIT REPORT - Audit of Smarter Balanced Assessments shows tests are nearly twice as expensive as the last standardized test that Oregon used.
Sep 14, 2016

Audit: Oregon needs to get more out of expensive Smarter…

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Statewide school tests through the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium are nearly twice as expensive as the old tests, confusing to educators and time-consuming. That’s according to a new…