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  1. Gresham Police identify homicide suspects who fled through Clark CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    The Gresham Police Department identified three men arrested in connection to a homicide who led law enforcement officers on a high-speed chase from Portland, through Clark County and ending in Cowlitz County on Friday. Rony Celis, a 23-year-old from Renton, Charles Moimoi, a 20-year old from Seatac and Clayton Harrel, an 18-year-old from Des Moines, Wash., were arrested and booked into the Cowlitz County Jail on charges related a homicide in Gresham, Ore., according to a news release.

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  2. Child vaccinations due by Feb. 17, county holds clinicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Portland Tribune

    ... clinics. * 9-3 p.m. Feb. 17 at the East County Services Building, Sharron Kelley Room, 2nd Floor, 600 N.E. 8th St., Gresham

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  3. Former strip club opens as family homeless shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Portland Tribune

    Human Solutions opened its new family homeless shelter Tuesday, just 10 weeks after the organization announced the purchase of the former strip club on the border of Portland and Gresham. Andy Miller was just a few days into his job as the nonprofit's executive director when he had to sell Multnomah County commissioners on the idea of converting the Black Cauldron club into a shelter.

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  4. Crash Claims the Life of One, Injures FourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | KBND-AM Bend

    A Vancouver, Washington man was killed in a crash outside of Warm Springs, Friday night. Witnesses reported heavy snowfall at the time of the crash, on Highway 26. According to Oregon State Police, 42-year-old Juan Guerrero Gomez of Gresham was westbound when he crossed into oncoming traffic at about 9 p.m. He hit an SUV driven by 42-year-old Matthew Hiller.

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  5. Chamber honors businesses, volunteers at awards event - Friday, 29 January 2016 16:45Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Tualatin Times

    The Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce recognized businesses and individuals Thursday, Jan. 28, that in 2015 went the extra mile to serve their communities and customers. The chamber's fourth annual Business Excellence Award Luncheon saluted East Multnonah County's economic resilience and vitality while lauding area volunteers, businesses and nonprofit organizations.

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  6. Vancouver man killed in collision on snowy Highway 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | OregonLive.com

    ... near milepost 93. Oregon State Police reported that a westbound Ford truck driven by Juan Guerrero Gomez, 42, from Gresham, crossed the center line and hit the SUV driven by Hiller. Gomez was transported to Madras Hospital with minor injuries. Three ...

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  7. Vancouver man killed in Central Oregon crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | The Columbian

    A Vancouver man was killed and his wife and two children injured Friday in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 26 in Central Oregon, according to the Oregon State Police. Matthew Hiller, 42, was driving east on the highway near Milepost 93 northwest of Madras, Ore., at about 9 p.m. when his 2016 Nissan Pathfinder was struck by a westbound 2004 Ford F-250 driven by Juan Guerrero Gomez, 42, of Gresham, Ore., according to the OSP.

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  8. Chamber honors businesses, volunteers at awards event - Friday, 29 January 2016 16:45Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Newberg Graphic

    The Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce recognized businesses and individuals Thursday, Jan. 28, that in 2015 went the extra mile to serve their communities and customers.

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  9. Aspiring singer-songwriter coming to Spinella's - Wednesday, 27 January 2016 15:37Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Newberg Graphic

    Gresham residents have a chance to see one of Oregon's up and coming singer-songwriters when Matthew W. Edewaard plays Spinella's, 436 N. Main Ave., Gresham, at 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30. Admission is free to the show, and Edewaard says he plans on winning over the audience with a combination of originals and covers.

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  10. Donors tour new Friends of the Children buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Portland Tribune

    ... and taking part in many different activities. "We are pleased to welcome Friends of the Children to the city of Gresham," said Mayor Shane Bemis. "The services of this highly respected organization will fill a crucial gap in services for children in ...

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  11. Outlook Photo: Josh Kulla - Jeffrey Bernard, an unemployed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Portland Tribune

    It may seem odd to be grateful to get a tooth extracted, but that's exactly how Jeffrey Bernard felt as he waited for the dentist at a free health fair this week. Wallace Medical Concern, in partnership with many other organizations, hosted its first Homeless Health Day for Gresham-area low-income and homeless individuals on Jan. 19 at the Human Solutions Winter Family Shelter, 16131 E. Burnside St. 'I went to Human Solutions to get help with an electric bill and found out about the health fair,' Bernard said.

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  12. Family pets die in early morning Gresham house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Portland Tribune

    ... unharmed. The husband, a Vietnam veteran, was overwhelmed by the situation and taken to the hospital, Traeger said. Gresham fire was called out to the house at 2058 S.E. 17th St. at about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. Trager said the back of the two-story ...

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  13. Affordable-Housing Complex to Be Built for Quadriplegics & SeniorsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Business Wire

    Station 162 affordable housing development will be a national model for independent living and self-directed care in Portland, Ore. )--With financing and donations from U.S. Bank, Station 162 will be Oregon's first independent lifestyle apartments for seniors and the disabled, including quadriplegics, in suburban Gresham and will be a national model for lower-cost, self-directed living.

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  14. Ashland Calendar, Jan. 26, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. The doors open at 6 p.m. in the Gresham room. A $5 donation is suggested. French Dinner: The Southern Oregon University French Club will host its 20th annual French ...

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  15. MHCC working to clean up its water act, seeks 'Salmon Safe' designationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Portland Tribune

    Mt. Hood Community College is seeking an environmental designation for its 212-acre campus that would set in motion a broad, five-year watershed renovation program. By the spring, MHCC hopes to become the first Salmon Safe community college in Oregon and the first in Gresham.

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  16. Gresham woman wants to crochet community togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Portland Tribune

    ... she starts to get regular attendees. She also wants to hold events at different businesses to draw attention to all Gresham has to offer. 'I'm really excited because I love doing this and this is one of those things where I honestly can't believe ...

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  17. Powell-Division Transit Project in-depth: Bike lanes and bus lanes both unlikely on 82ndRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Bike Portland

    ... ban cars that are not preparing to turn right. The full route would run between downtown Portland and downtown Gresham. It'd probably start on the south Transit Mall, cross Tilikum Crossing and join Powell through inner Southeast Portland. Between ...

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  18. A homegrown leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Portland Tribune

    A mere four years after Gresham Mayor Shane Bemis voted against appointing Mario Palmero, an unexperienced young social worker from Rockwood, to be on the City Council, he's asked him to be its president. On Jan. 5, the first city council meeting of the new year, Palmero was unanimously selected to lead the six-member governing body with accolades from his colleagues for his passion for the job.

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  19. Accused bank robber writes apology to teller, bank employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | OregonLive.com

    Melissa Wheatt, 44, was arrested as she was exiting a Bank of America branch in Gresham at 200 East Powell Blvd. on Jan. 13. She now faces a federal bank robbery charge. A 44-year-old woman accused of robbing a bank in Gresham this month told authorities that she didn't intend to hurt anybody and wrote a letter of apology to the bank's employees, according to court documents.

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  20. Homeless Health Day to aid needyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | South County Spotlight

    Wallace Medical Concern will host a 'homeless health day' for Gresham-area low-income and homeless individuals and families on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at the Human Solutions Winter Family Shelter, 16141 E. Burnside St. The event, sponsored by Kaiser Permanente, will offer a variety of health and personal services free of charge for homeless adults and children including urgent care and medical exams, dental care, health insurance enrollment, showers, haircuts, and connections to community resources. Volunteers will provide a photo booth and face-painting for kids.

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