7 hrs ago
Killing purportedly in revenge for stolen marijuana, cash nets killer 17 years
A 27-year-old man who shot to death another man -- he said because the victim stole money and marijuana from his Gresham home -- was sentenced Tuesday to 17 years in prison.
16 hrs ago
The Newberg Graphic
After 3 months on job, Network Enforcement Team makes a difference - Tuesday, 02 September 2014 01:00
Three months ago when Gresham Police Chief Craig Junginger formed the Network Enforcement Team, a strong-sounding name for community police work, he selected Officers Jim Leake and Dan Estes to try to a new approach to solving neighborhood problems.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Driving in Oregon school zones: 10 things to remember
Officer Jeff Durbin of the Gresham Police Department cites a motorist who exceeded the 20 mph speed limit in the school zone on Southeast Powell Valley Road near Powell Valley Middle School in Gresham in 2004.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
New police team moves squatters out of empty houses
A new Gresham police team said it is making progress in clearing squatters out of abandoned houses and buildings.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Gresham police find stolen handcycle, return it to quadriplegic man
A tip led detectives to find the handcycle near a transient camp on the Springwater Corridor, said Lt.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Man with no short-term memory walks away from Gresham adult-care facility
After living at the Chestnut Lane adult care facility for a month, 51-year-old Scott Allen walked away sometime this week and has been missing since then.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Three mosaic pieces, three prices
Local artists Ruth Frances Greenberg and Robert Streff collaborated on this tile mosaic designed with a sacred geometry symbol.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Woman fatally struck by TriMet MAX in Gresham
A TriMet MAX train in Gresham has struck and killed a 66-year-old woman and injured a man.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Greene & Markley leases 14k feet in Portland; Broadstone Apartments purchased in Gresham:...
Greene & Markley has leased 14,095 square feet of office space at 1515 Market Square, 1515 S.W. Fifth Ave., Portland, from Weston Investment Co.
The Newberg Graphic
Historic house to be saved after all - Friday, 15 August 2014 01:00
Preservationists are cheering at the news: The city of Gresham's principal urban planner, Ann Pytynia, said it appears the historic Hamlin-Johnson House will be saved.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Portland teen pleads not guilty to attempted aggravated murder in Aug. 3 shooting
An 18-year-old Portland teen is accused of firing from his car at a passing car on Aug. 3 near 162nd Avenue and Burnside Street, police say An 18-year-old Portland man was arraigned on a seven-count indictment Wednesday morning, accusing him of firing a gun from his car at a passing car on Aug. 3. Deangelo Romione Andersen-Smith entered not guilty ... (more)
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Happy Hour: Gear up for the Bike Commute Challenge
Join us for a happy hour and get geared up for the Bike Commute Challenge! Come meet the BTA advocate for your neighborhood! We're having two separate events, one for Washington County and the other for East Multnomah County.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Gresham adds summer bike patrols to curb crime and homeless camps
As two Gresham officers stopped along the Springwater Trail last week to chat with a young man they know has a history of mental illness, another homeless man jumped off his bicycle along busy Southwest Eastman Parkway.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
The Courier Mailer
Elephant garlic festival in North Plains proves fun stinks
It was 9:30 Saturday morning and Kevin Doran was dodging traffic on North Plain's Main Street as he chalked out a grid on the pavement.
To lure jobs, Gresham guarantees faster approval for industrial development
With a shorter approval time for industrial development, Gresham officials hope to make the city more competitive to industries looking to bring in a large number of jobs, as Boeing did when it built this processing plant at the company's Gresham factory complex in 2012.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Black Sheep at Orenco, Littlelamb & Ewe have sales: Knitting events
Black Sheep at Orenco has a pile of yarn on clearance. This includes includes Louisa Harding hand beaded, Grace, Vermont Farms, plus larger sizes of Hiya Hiya needles.
The Newberg Graphic
Get a free 'fix' at Repair Cafe - Tuesday, 05 August 2014 01:00
Don't toss it, fix it. That's the idea behind Repair Cafe, a movement that started in the Netherlands and has now made its way to Gresham.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
History comes to life through museum's cemetery tours
A cemetery is a quiet, peaceful place, but Gresham History Museum walking tours through Gresham's pioneer cemeteries bring history to life.