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2 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Man who slashed throat in Clackamas County courtroom pleads guilty to smuggling razor

A man charged with smuggling a razor into the Clackamas County Courthouse took a stab at defending himself Monday before pleading guilty.

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6 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Oregon Zoo's new Condors of the Columbia exhibit makes room for three enormous birds

The Oregon Zoo's Condors of the Columbia exhibit , scheduled to open to the public on May 24, now houses three of the jumbo-sized birds.

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10 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte

Woman wants $275K for 'abnormally dangerous' duck attack

ESTACADA, Ore. A Washington woman said she was attacked by a duck with "abnormally dangerous propensities" and is seeking $275,000 in damages, according to court documents obtained by kgw.com.

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Related Topix: Estacada, OR, Weird, Entertainment

14 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Clackamas County must pay nearly $800,000 in damages, fees for wrongful dismissal of WES employee

Fired in 2012 from Water Environment Services of Clackamas County after blowing the whistle on the director of the department, Dan Henninger is still out of work.

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19 hrs ago | The Courier Mailer

Clackamas County to celebrate program to retain, expand agriculture

Persimmons have been among the crops cultivated in the community gardens at Luscher Farm in Lake Oswego.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Lake Oswego, OR, Life, Food, Organic Food

Tue Apr 22, 2014

OregonLive.com

Clackamas County Dog Services offering 75 percent off on adoption fees for older dogs

Clackamas County Dog Services is offering a 75 percent discount on adoption fees for dogs ages six years and older through Saturday, May 3. Tamara Moxon, assistant manager of dog services, says that, although puppies get most of the attention, there are some real advantages to adopting a senior dog.

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Albany Times Union

Fugitive killed in Oregon had 'moveable dungeon'

In this combo made from photos taken Jan. 21, 2014, left, and Nov. 6, 2013, and supplied by the Clackamas County Sheriff's office shows Kelly Vern Swodoba.

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Business Journal

Land use ace Elissa Gertler on her new gig as head of Metro planning

Elissa Gertler is a long-time veteran of Portland-area land use planning with a resume that includes stints with the Clark County Homebuilders Association to the Portland Development Commission , Clackamas County and most recently, Metro.

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OregonLive.com

Milwaukie father charged; Rex Putnam prom photos: Clackamas County news

OREGON CITY FACELIFT : Oregon City is spending $4.4 million to a upgrade short stretch of McLoughlin Boulevard that serves as the town's front door.

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Related Topix: Oregon City, OR, Milwaukie, OR

The Oregonian

Immigration detainer changes spread across Oregon: Noteworthy quotes not included in original coverage

Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts said a federal court ruling has forced jailers to release suspected undocumented immigrants who aren't facing criminal charges.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Clackamas, OR

Cactus Thorns

Portland accept fate of two missing climbers

After days without a sign of two lost climbers on Mount Hood, Clackamas County Sheriffs have officially ended the rescue effort.

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Related Topix: Avalanche

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Oregonian

Police arrest motorcyclist in West Linn after high-speed chase from Tualatin

Sgt. Neil Hennelly, West Linn Police Department spokesman, said a Tualatin police officer stopped a motorcyclist shortly before 8:30 a.m. on Interstate 205 north near the Stafford Road exit .

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Related Topix: West Linn, OR, Tualatin, OR, Lake Oswego, OR, Milwaukie, OR

Sunherald.com

Dispensaries in limbo as moratoriums sweep state

A total of 13 Oregon counties and more than 100 towns and cities have passed moratoriums banning the pot shops since a law allowing the dispensaries took effect March 1. More than 30 other local governments are considering similar measures.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

OregonLive.com

Milwaukie woman charged with shooting her husband

A Milwaukie woman has been charged with assault in a motel shooting last week that sent her husband to the hospital.

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Related Topix: Milwaukie, OR

South County Spotlight

Disincorporation Judge: Decision will only lead to appeal - Friday, 18 April 2014 01:00

Damascus residents stuffed themselves into Clackamas County Circuit Court Judge Deanne Darling's small courtroom Tuesday, April 15, in Oregon City, filling the chairs, sitting on the floor and steps and lining the corridor outside.

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Related Topix: Oregon City, OR

The Oregonian

Grand jury transcripts released from review of March 12 Portland police shooting in Hillsdale

Prosecutors Monday released transcripts from the Multnomah County grand jury that reviewed the March 12 police shooting in Southwest Portland's Hillsdale neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Multnomah County, OR

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Courier Mailer

Immigration detainer changes spread across Oregon: Looking back at local and national coverage

Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts said a federal court ruling has forced jailers to release suspected undocumented immigrants who aren't facing criminal charges.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

OregonLive.com

West Linn police arrest man accused of burglarizing riverfront home

Ezekiel Kirk Stroschein, 38, was lodged into the Clackamas County Jail on charges of first-degree burglary, first-degree theft, unauthorized use of a vehicle and methamphetamine and a parole violation.

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Related Topix: West Linn, OR

The Forest Grove News-Times

Damascus residents begin exodus process - Friday, 18 April 2014 01:00

Hank Brown wants out of Damascus. So do Jim Syring, Bruce Kayser, Jerry Schofield, Trish Voss, Don Hanna, Lowell Patton and many more.

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Related Topix: Happy Valley, OR

OregonLive.com

Clackamas County Easter egg hunts, activities

The pitter-patter of little feet will echo this weekend as thousands of children scramble to find Easter eggs hidden across Clackamas County.

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Related Topix: Beavercreek, OR, Family, Kids, Hop, Estacada, OR, Gladstone, OR

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