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

    Wednesday Jan 28 | 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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  3. Portlanders talk, hoping mayor will listenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | 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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  4. MAX takes a ride on new bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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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  5. Mayoral resignation causes political stir in MilwaukieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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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  6. Main Street demolition plan draws protests from MilwaukiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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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  7. Fighting to save a lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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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  8. DEQ fines Battin Power in Milwaukie; company appealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | 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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  9. When the food runs outRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | 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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  10. Concord Elementary building's future to be decided this springRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Portland Tribune

    In a recent letter to the community from Assistant Superintendent Ron Stewart, the North Clackamas School District has expressed its interest in the public's ideas and concerns regarding the future use of Concord Elementary, a 1935 school building that was closed in June 2014. NCSD initially considered options that included selling the Concord building and land, keeping it as-is, leasing the facility, donating it for community uses, or some combination of these options.

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  11. Exceed Enterprises works to improve environmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Portland Tribune

    'One man's trash is another man's treasure' applies to the work of Milwaukie-based Exceed Enterprises staff at Recology Oregon Recovery. The work Clackamas County residents David McLaughlan Jr. and Kirk Hannan perform ensures St. Vincent de Paul has reusable items available for sale at one of its 12 retail stores in Oregon.

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  12. Meditation classes help with life's challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Portland Tribune

    Surja Tjahaja has been teaching Mindfulness Meditation classes for six years in Milwaukie, Lake Oswego and West Linn, because he's happy he can "help others in need and provide them a strong foundation to deal with the challenges of life," he said. Tjahaja will offer a one-time free workshop called Demystifying Meditation from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Oregon City Library, so participants can learn how meditation can reduce stress and improve health and happiness.

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  13. Telling the Dam StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Portland Tribune

    Greg Baartz-Bowman wants people to realize that on this planet we live in "one enormous watershed," and the best way to guarantee the good health of that is to start restoring our local watersheds. His interest in local watersheds spurred Baartz-Bowman to put together the first Milwaukie Watershed Film Event in 2012, and now he is looking forward to the fourth-annual festival, taking place at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at Milwaukie's Masonic Lodge.

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  14. MAX work will impact Portland Streetcar service near new bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Portland Tribune

    Work on the new MAX line will temporarily disrupt Portland Streetcar service on both ends of the Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People from Jan. 13 to 19. TrIMet will post signs and use shuttle buses to minimize the inconvenience to riders. The disruption is necessary to complete work on the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Project's overhead catenary system at either approach to the bridge.

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  15. Semis in industrial district destroyed by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Portland Tribune

    A mechanical failure sparked a blaze that engulfed two large trucks outside a Milwaukie business Wednesday morning, causing about $500,000 damage. The fires were reported around 2:45 a.m. at Alpine Food District Transportation in the 2400 block of Southeast Mailwell Drive.

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  16. OCPD: Man gives unwanted check-stand haircutRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    Oregon City police arrested a man near the Oregon City Shopping Center on Tuesday afternoon after mall security reported he had cut a female customer's hair with scissors at the Dollar Tree. Shortly after the 911 call came out on Dec. 30 just after 4 p.m., patrol officers located the suspect, identified as 27-year-old Jared Weston Walter of Milwaukie, on McLoughlin Boulevard, just outside the shopping center.

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  17. City plans growth along new light-rail lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    Construction of the replacement Lafayette Street pedestrian bridge is focusing attention on a new style of potential light rail-related growth - Employment Transit Oriented Development, or E-TOD, as planners call it. Last Thursday morning, a large crane lifted a 70-ton steel walkway more than 50 feet into the air near Southeast Rhine Street and Southeast 17th Avenue in the Brooklyn neighborhood.

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  18. Family of lost Milwaukie hiker keeps hoping for leadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    Volunteers are still looking for clues into the disappearance of Gerren Kirk, 31, a Milwaukie man not seen since going on a camping trip near Frog Lake near Mt. Hood this month.

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  19. More apartments? That's not the answerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    Saying multifamily housing and apartments will take care of most of the needs of residents of the Portland metro area is ridiculous, and Metro is writing a narrative to fit its beliefs . Money and control is its concern .

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  20. Photo Credit: Photos Courtesy: Ccso - Sgt. Bradley ONeil trains with his canine deputy Nero.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    This week, a woman with a warrant out for her arrest reportedly walked into the Milwaukie parking lot where the patrol cars were parked for their weekly police-dog narcotics training. Police observed her rummaging around in some bushes at about 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 15, before she walked over to one of the marked patrol cars and looked inside the window.

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