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  1. Photo by Raymond Rendleman - Local leaders join the governor for the ribbon cutting.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Portland Tribune

    On Thursday, Gov. Kate Brown helped dedicate the new Sunrise Expressway project that promises to improve safety and ease congestion in urban North Clackamas County. After three decades of planning and three years of construction, the new four-lane expressway will open to motorists at 5 a.m. Friday, July 1. "Projects like the Sunrise Expressway have significant benefits to local communities and unlock key economic development opportunities," Brown said at the ribbon-cutting where she was among the leaders pressing the Oregon Legislature for another transportation funding package in 2017.

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  2. Tri-City Service District working to solve wastewater digestion issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    Through much of 2015, members of the Tri-City Service District - which treats wastewater for West Linn, Oregon City and Gladstone - were embroiled in a debate over future governance of the body. While the district had been managed for decades by Clackamas County, representatives from Oregon City and Gladstone argued that governance should instead come from the three cities themselves.

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  3. Clackamas board eyes 6-cent gas taxRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    Clackamas County commissioners have set the machinery in motion for a Nov. 8 election on a local 6-cent fuel tax, proceeds from which will be shared with cities for road repairs. But Chairman John Ludlow says he wants the public to weigh in whether voters should decide on a fuel tax - the clear preference of city officials who met with the commissioners on June 9 - or a $25 vehicle registration fee.

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  4. Woman charged with killing "unintentional target" in MilwaukieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Portland Tribune

    A 21-year-old woman has been arrested for shooting and killing a victim who was not her target at the Clackamas Trails Apartments in Milwaukie. Noelle St. John is charged with first degree manslaughter and unlawful use of a weapon.

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  5. Milwaukie home invasion robbery leads to injuries, 6 arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Portland Tribune

    Douglas Tyler Jorgenson Liones and Trevontae Timothy Anderson both appeared in Clackamas County Circuit Court on Thursday afternoon and have been charged with multiple counts of first-degree robbery, burglary, assault and theft. They were arrested following a robbery around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Hamlin Manor Apartments, 2946 S.E. Harrison St. .

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  6. The Short ListRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | Portland Tribune

    For more: www.portlandsundayparkways.org. In an annual event, CoHo Theater hosts four plays in the next month, themed 'innovative, inspiring and irreverent,' starting with 'Frank: to be frank' by Emily June Newton, June 23-26.

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  7. LOPD takes lead in effort to stop drug overdosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Portland Tribune

    When emergency responders are called to assist a person undergoing a heroin overdose, one of their most important tools is a drug called naloxone - also commonly known by the brand name Narcan - which can be used to rapidly counteract the effects of opioids. 'Time is very critical when you're dealing with opioid overdoses, because it goes in and shuts down the respiratory system, and people die,' says Lake Oswego Police Chief Don Johnson.

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  8. Renaissance faire offers trip to the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | Portland Tribune

    While the dark clouds unleashed a bit of "Oregon sunshine" on the festivities, there was little gray and drab at the Clackamas County Fair grounds Saturday. The Oregon Renaissance Faire was in full force and, judging by the line of people waiting to get in, may have found a welcoming home.

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  9. The Kingsmen rock Nuggets NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Portland Tribune

    One band, however, was not only investigated by the feds, but eventually became buddies with the G-men initially assigned to take them down - Portland's The Kingsmen, whose 1963 cover of Richard Berry's "Louie, Louie" was targeted by public officials for its allegedly obscene lyrics. "J. Edgar Hoover wanted to put us in prison for messing with the moral fiber of the youth," he says with a chuckle, referring to the famed - some would say infamous - late director of the agency.

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  10. Mobile home parks in jeopardyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Portland Tribune

    Diane Pense figured she and her husband were pretty set for retirement in their cozy manufactured home in East Portland. Their double-wide unit, with three bedrooms and two baths, was only 21 years old and in great shape - and they owned it outright.

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  11. Letters: Light-rail billions could fix roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Portland Tribune

    I read Jules Rogers' article " . This transportation problem has been obvious to me for years.

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  12. Angry crowd confronts Precision CastpartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | Portland Tribune

    At an unusual community meeting last week with about 250 nearby residents, managers of the Precision Castparts factory in Southeast Portland received a welcome that ranged from boisterous to outright hostility. 'On behalf of the more than 10,000 people in Southeast Portland and Milwaukie who live in the arsenic, nickel and now hexavalent chromium hotspots, we demand action,' said Sarah Clark, one of several angry neighbors who grilled the company about its air and water pollution challenges.

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  13. DEQ finds toxic metals in air near Precision CastpartsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Portland Tribune

    An air monitor set up near Precision Castparts Corp's' plants in Southeast Portland and Milwaukie showed unhealthy levels of hexavalent chromium, nickel and arsenic. The data, released Friday by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, are the first results from a 35-day monitoring effort near Southeast 45th Avenue and Harney Drive, just northwest of the twin Precision Castparts plants.

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  14. Precision Castparts reaches out to publicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Portland Tribune

    Precision Castparts Corp., the Portland-based company that makes jet engine parts in Southeast Portland, is trying to make peace with its neighbors. A turning point came in early April, after the Portland Tribune revealed how extensively the company, now owned by billionaire Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, had contaminated the air and water around two of its factories in Southeast Portland and Milwaukie.

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  15. Citizens support expansion of Ledding Library of MilwaukieRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Portland Tribune

    Milwaukie voters have authorized the city's plan to issue $9.2 million in general obligation bonds for Ledding Library improvements. With nearly 59 percent approval of the measure at the May 17 election, property taxpayers will see an increase of $62 annually for 20 years on the average $175,000 home to pay for capital costs for library construction, technology upgrades and finance-issuance costs.

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  16. Early returns show Schrader cruising past challengerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Portland Tribune

    U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader turned back a rare primary challenge, with 73 percent of the vote in early returns. Challenger Dave McTeague had 26 percent of the early vote.

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  17. Bernard besting Ludlow for chairman raceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Portland Tribune

    Incumbent John Ludlow appears headed for a November runoff election against challenger Jim Bernard in the race for chairman of the Clackamas County Board of Commissioners. And Bernard could boast a 7-percentage point lead as of 8 p.m. Tuesday.

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  18. PREPS: Schrage gets jump on the competition -- and wants to make a run at moreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Portland Tribune

    Harrison Schrage got a good jump Wednesday on the final leg of his impressive high school track and field career. A senior at Grant High, Schrage flew to the Portland Interscholastic League triple jump title, posting a state-best leap of 49 feet, 4 inches at Lincoln.

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  19. Northbound onramp from Milwaukie onto Interstate 205 to close Monday-Friday next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Portland Tribune

    To complete the final connection between the Milwaukie Expressway and the new Sunrise Expressway just east of Interstate 205, the Oregon Department of Transportation expects one more major traffic impact for motorists. The contractor is planning to close the I-205 Exit 13 northbound on-ramp from Monday, May 16, through Friday, May 20. 82nd Drive traffic to the I-205 Exit 13 northbound on-ramp will also close temporarily.

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  20. Homeless camp opens in Lents without city approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Portland Tribune

    Community activists who say local leaders are not doing enough to address the homeless crisis built a camp for women on Portland-owned property in Southeast Portland on Mother's Day. "We announced a state of emergency for houselessness in October.

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