TriMet says MAX project has created 10,298 jobs
The Portland-to-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Project has created 10,298 jobs, according to Neil McFarlane, TriMet's general manager.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Readers think Clackamas County roads could be better, but are not worst: Your comments
Potholes sprout in streets faster than the gas tax generates revenue to fix them, leaving communities in search of new fees and taxes.
This week in Milwaukie: medical marijuana moratorium, nearby motel shooting, road closures for light rail construction
Clackamas County Sheriff's deputies responded late Thursday night to the King's Row Motel south of Milwaukie after the motel manager called 911 to report a guest had been shot.
Milwaukie motel guest allegedly shot by wife, sheriff's office says
Clackamas County Sheriff's deputies responded late Thursday night to the King's Row Motel in Milwaukie after the motel manager called 911 to report a guest had been shot.
Chinese New Year, farm tour, plays: 5 things to do this weekend in Clackamas County
Students from the Chinese American International School will celebrate the Year of the Horse with a performance Saturday at the Lake Oswego Public Library.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Daily Journal of Commerce
Real estate transactions for April 16, 2014
OREGON // LEASE // OFFICE a Eric Weckert leased 3,500 square feet of office space at 2626 S.W. Corbett Ave., in Portland, from Robert W. Schliemand & Bonnie Schlieman.
Milwaukie student named grand prize winner of The Be Kind People Project's national writing contest
Brynn Shepherd and her teacher, Carrie Blythe, received Amazon gift cards thanks to the Alder Creek Middle School student's winning essay about her grandmother.
Suspect charged in officer involved shooting
On Wednesday, April 16, 2014, shortly after 2:00 a.m., a Central Precinct officer responded to a reported alarm at Blumenthal Uniforms, located at 9047 Southwest Barbur Blvd. As part of his investigation, the officer requested additional officers respond.
Dispatching in 1955? Oregon State Police show how it was done: Throwback Thursday
So, with that in mind, here's a dispatch photograph this Thursday. A couple weeks ago, we used a dispatch photograph from 1990 .
After poop stings, we can sell air to China
Neighbors, students and staff have had enough. So, with fair warning, Multnomah County Animal Services announced they will conduct poop stings at Beach School, da Vinci Arts Middle School, and Duniway Elementary because certain dog owners are not picking up after Fido's business.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Oregon City Elks lodge to host state convention, 700 expected to attend
Around 700 members from Oregon State Elks Association's 54 lodges will converge on Clackamas County from April 24-27, said Ginny Van Loo, an Oregon City lodge official.
Tilikum Crossing: Why TriMet chose to honor Native Americans with new Portland bridge name
In a poetic nod to the indigenous people whose canoes once rippled the Willamette River's waters, TriMet on Wednesday named Portland's 12th bridge Tilikum Crossing.
'Bridge of the People'
"Tilikum" is a Chinook Wawa word used by the earliest residents in the region that means people, tribe and relatives.
New Portland bridge's Name Day; Medford bike-lane debris case; Volvo's inflatable baby seat: Commuting roundup
Here's a look at what's "out there" about traffic, transit and transportation in Oregon and around the globe : Portland police say Southwest Capitol Highway between Taylors Ferry Road and Multnomah Boulevard will be closed to traffic through Wednesday's morning commute as they investigate the shooting of an officer.
Milwaukie bank vault goes to the dogs
Kim Freeman, an oncologist, and John Wooldridge, a surgeon, are merging their practices April 19 into a new comprehensive veterinary cancer and surgery clinic, at 10400 S.E. Main St., Milwaukie.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Documents detail woman's escape from kidnapper
Newly released police documents paint a picture of what happened the night Kelly Swoboda kidnapped a woman from a Milwaukie tanning salon back in January.
TriMet ready to name new bridge, making your 'Portland Bridges' swag obsolete
When TriMet announces the name of Portland's newest bridge on Wednesday morning , one of the city's most recognizable pieces of art will instantly need to be rebuilt.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
TriMet will announce name of Portland's newest bridge on Wednesday
Ralph Salamie, spokesman for bridge builder Kiewit Infrastructure West Co., explains the March 5, 2014, concrete pour connecting Portland's transit bridge to the South Waterfront.
CRW rates set to nearly double
Clackamas River Water commissioners approved increased retail water rates for the next eight years by an average of $3.91 per month starting after the meter readings this month.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Swoboda's mom: mental health system failed my son
One month after a convicted bank robber and accused kidnapper was killed in a shootout with police, his mother says the mental health system failed her son.