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  1. Turning a new leafRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Portland Tribune

    He isn't vegan, and he doesn't go barefoot as he did when following his former friend Tre Arrow, once described as the FBI's Most Wanted Environmental Terrorist. In fact, Sherman - a cleancut, meat-eating, 32-year-old Southeast Portland husband, father, marathon runner, gardener, neighborhood advocate and Portland State University employee - can hardly be described as 'radical,' except in the '80s sense.

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  2. Kellogg Creek gets some loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Portland Tribune

    Urban creeks need lots of love these days, and Jeff Young and his sixth-grade science students at Rowe Middle School are stepping up to make sure Kellogg Creek flows freely. Young purchased rakes, nippers, loppers and hand hoes with a recent $557 grant from the North Clackamas Education Foundation, and has taught his students how to wield the tools as they work to take down invasive species along the creek bank.

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  3. Green BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Portland Tribune

    The state of Oregon has reduced energy use in its buildings by more than 20 percent in the past 15 years, according to a new report by the Oregon Department of Energy. The department's State Energy Efficient Design program will save the state nearly $1.4 million this year in energy bills, resulting from 22 new construction projects or facility renovations.

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  4. Green BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Portland Tribune

    The state of Oregon has reduced energy use in its buildings by more than 20 percent in the past 15 years, according to a new report by the Oregon Department of Energy. The department's State Energy Efficient Design program will save the state nearly $1.4 million this year in energy bills, resulting from 22 new construction projects or facility renovations.

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  5. Milwaukie City Council appoints Wilda Parks as interim mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Portland Tribune

    Citing her extensive experience working with the region's business community and volunteering in the city, the four remaining Milwaukie city councilors on Tuesday appointed Wilda Parks to serve as the city's interim mayor. Parks will serve until the mayor elected in the May 19 election is sworn in at a City Council meeting in June.

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  6. Turning a new leafRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Portland Tribune

    He isn't vegan, and he doesn't go barefoot as he did when following his former friend Tre Arrow, once described as the FBI's Most Wanted Environmental Terrorist. In fact, Sherman - a cleancut, meat-eating, 32-year-old Southeast Portland husband, father, marathon runner, gardener, neighborhood advocate and Portland State University employee - can hardly be described as 'radical,' except in the '80s sense.

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  7. Free salsa lessons for kids aim to get hearts racingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Portland Tribune

    For the next two Sundays, children are encouraged to dance up a storm from 5 to 6 p.m. at Cha Cha Cha, a Mexican taqueria located at 11008 S.E. Main St. in Milwaukie. February is American Heart Month and nothing gets the heart racing like a little bit of salsa dancing, and it won't cost a dime.

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  8. Photo Credit: File Photo - Community Development Director Steve ButlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Portland Tribune

    Community Development Director Steve Butler is leaving Milwaukie this month to become planning and policy manager for Seattle-based private nonprofit Municipal Research and Services Center, a group that provides assistance research and training to Washington cities and counties. "I very much enjoyed my time in Milwaukie, and I think it has great potential," Butler said.

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  9. New mayors set ambitious 2015 goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Portland Tribune

    Many local chamber-of-commerce members got their first taste of the style of newly elected mayors in Damascus, Gladstone and Oregon City at last week's State of the Cities luncheon at the Monarch Hotel. Former State Superintendent Verne Duncan, as moderator of the Feb. 4 event, introduced Lori DeRemer as the 'senior mayor' of Happy Valley because she was the only one who won a re-election last year.

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  10. MPD: Armed robber fights North Main Village residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Portland Tribune

    A Milwaukian told police that an unknown black man armed with a gun entered his North Main Village residence; a short struggle ensued before the suspect fled on foot. On Tuesday at about noon, Milwaukie officers searching nearby located 25-year-old Demetrius Lamont Guice armed with a firearm.

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  11. New leader takes helm of Johnson Creek Watershed CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Portland Tribune

    Newberry will leave his post as executive director of the Siskiyou Field Institute in Selma, Ore., to move to the Milwaukie job. He'll replace Matt Clark, who stepped down after seven years to move to South America with his family.

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  12. Our Opinion: Focus on things that endureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Portland Tribune

    As Mayor Charlie Hales prepares to describe the state of his city on Friday, it's safe to say that by most objective measures, Portland is doing fairly well at this precise moment in time. Employment is soaring.

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  13. MAX takes test run on Tilikum CrossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Portland Tribune

    TriMet ran an electrified MAX train over Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People, for the first time Wednesday, Jan. 21. The test run was intended to verify the interface between the track and the overhead catenary system that supplies power to the MAX and Portland Streetcar vehicles and signals. The train ran at walking speed and crews stopped frequently to take measurements, conduct readings, and make necessary adjustments.

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  14. Portlanders talk, hoping mayor will listenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Portland Tribune

    There are some things we know Mayor Charlie Hales will say when he delivers his State of the City speech this Friday. Hales will tell the City Club of Portland that the state of the city is good, if not better.

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  15. MAX takes a ride on new bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Portland Tribune

    A MAX train traveled across the new Tilikum Crossing Wednesday morning as a test of the new span's rail and power systems. It was the first time a TriMet light-rail train crossed the bridge under its own power.

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  16. Mayoral resignation causes political stir in MilwaukieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Portland Tribune

    Usually a city's council president just fills in running meetings when the mayor can't attend, but when there's suddenly no mayor, the position takes on an increased level of importance - and becomes a 'purely political question,' according to Milwaukie's city attorney following this week's resignation by former Mayor Jeremy Ferguson . Immeaditely after initial nominations, Batey drew some laughs by asking newly elected Councilor Karin Power whether she'd like to nominate herself, which would have nominated all four remaining members of City Council to the position.

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  17. Main Street demolition plan draws protests from MilwaukiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Portland Tribune

    Reliable Credit has created an outcry in Milwaukie over the company's plan to demolish longtime Main Street businesses to expand its parking lot. The proposal has people scratching their heads since both Reliable Credit employees and downtown shoppers rarely have trouble finding parking.

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  18. Fighting to save a lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Portland Tribune

    Six-year-old Ethan Waddell of incorporated Milwaukie has MPS1 , a rare, incurable genetic disorder. Last month he returned from the National MPS Society Family Conference at Walt Disney World where children and families living with MPS discussed research, family support, treatment options and quality of life.

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  19. DEQ fines Battin Power in Milwaukie; company appealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Portland Tribune

    Milwaukie-based generator sales and service business Battin Power, 5004 S.E. Johnson Creek Blvd., this month appealed its penalties from the state for alleged water-quality violations. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality fined Battin Power Inc. $4,151 for using a drywell to dispose of stormwater and wastewater from engine washing at its facility without DEQ As first reported by the Johnson Creek Watershed Council to the city of Milwaukie, Battin Power has been in violation of DEQ regulations since at least April 2013.

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  20. When the food runs outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Portland Tribune

    When families come in for their child's annual checkup at Providence Milwaukie Hospital, they now take an extra minute to answer a couple of questions. Printed on laminated paper , the questions are: "Within the past 12 months we worried whether our food would run out before we got money to buy more," and "Within the past 12 months, the food we bought just didn't last and we didn't have money to get more."

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