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  1. OCPD: Wanted shooter escapes quick police responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Portland Tribune

    Oregon City police are still looking for a suspected shooter who apparently fled out a downstairs side door of the home as officers were arriving. Around 11:37 p.m. on Thursday night, a call came into 911 reporting about five gunshots heard coming from 329 Myrtle Street in Oregon City followed by someone calling for help.

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  2. OCPD's best in blue recognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Portland Tribune

    The Oregon City Police Department presented its annual awards to the force's best in blue Saturday, Jan. 17, during a banquet in the Clackamas County Historical Society's Tumwater Room. OCPD Chief Jim Band's Medal of Merit went to Officer Chad Weaver, who has been an acting sergeant in the absence of Sgt.

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  3. Grand opening set for nonprofit providing free booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Portland Tribune

    The Clackamas Bookshelf was founded to help address the documented lack of early literacy preparedness of children within Clackamas County, as well as to ensure that all children can experience the joy of having books of their own. Since starting in August, Clackamas Bookshelf has given out 2,619 books.

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  4. Volunteers to descend on OC clinic in honor of MLKRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Portland Tribune

    Kaiser Permanente gave Clackamas Volunteers in Medicine Founders Clinic a $7,500 'Martin Luther King Day of Service' Grant, making it possible for the clinic to provide an extra day of health care this week, in addition to its normal clinic hours, for families and individuals residing in Clackamas County. In recognition of Dr. King's dreams, practitioners of the Founders Clinic and Kaiser partnered to 'seek and treat' those in need of medical attention as part of their shared community service mission.

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  5. Main Street OC to renew funding by April?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Portland Tribune

    Jonathan Stone, executive director of Main Street Oregon City, said last week that he and his board are 'still regrouping' after a blow to the funding for downtown renewal, but boosters are taking heart that there's some time to renew before the Economic Improvement District would expire in April. The current proposal includes an assessment rate of 1 percent of assessed value with a cap of $1,950 per property.

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

    Wednesday Dec 31 | 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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  8. Two Views: Do research before investing in roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Portland Tribune

    Clackamas County Chairman John Ludlow has floated the idea that Interstate 205 can be widened from Oregon City to the Stafford exit, including the long stretch across the Willamette River on the Abernethy Bridge, for $250 million. I will leave it to traffic engineers to figure out the actual number, but I will say that my experience suggests it may cost more than that if the Abernethy Bridge requires major work.

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  9. Two Views: Case is clear; more I-205 lanes neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Portland Tribune

    Interstate 205 has only two travel lanes from Oregon City to the Stafford exit, and it has only 5.9 miles of two lanes in each direction out of its 37-mile length through Oregon and Washington states. Since I took office on Jan. 7, 2013, one of my key focuses has been to get I-205 expanded to three lanes in each direction.

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  10. School leaders hope governor's plan doesn't hold waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    Oregon may be coming out of its recession, but local education advocates say Gov. John Kitzhaber is unfairly treating schools like they still need to be cut. Superintendent Matt Utterback said Oregon's education funding deficit is substantial, and the governor's proposed 2015-17 education budget is inadequate to prepare North Clackamas School District students for the demands of college and careers.

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  11. 50 years ago, you'd likely be underwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    December marks the 50th anniversary of the Christmas flood of 1964, when the engorged Columbia River backed up the Willamette River all the way to the falls in Oregon City. Extensive flooding of local rivers and waterways washed away more than 100 homes and businesses.

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  12. OCPD: Vandalism suspect carries blue spray paintRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    Oregon City police took the first report Sunday morning after a homeowner found his vehicle had been sprayed with blue paint on the hood, bumper and emblem of his vehicle. A second resident's vehicle and neighbor's vehicle were also found sprayed with blue paint by the suspect.

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  13. Investigation finds evidence of hazing on Lakeridge dance teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    Lake Oswego School District and Lakeridge High School administrators said Thursday they are taking "appropriate action' after an outside investigation found evidence of hazing involving the Pacer dance team. Students "likely under the influence of alcohol and marijuana" asked for 'a sexual favor' from incoming dancers on Aug. 9 and initiated 'Truth or Dare tasks' designed to humiliate the girls, according to a report by The Hungerford Law Firm.

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  14. We're dreaming of a . . . soggy Christmas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    A deep trough of moist, cold air blasting down from the Gulf of Alaska is going to soak the region during the next few days, pushing a few local rivers and creeks over their banks. The National Weather Service reported Thursday that the storm should begin to blow into the area Thursday afternoon, with high winds blasting the Oregon Coast and 2 to 4 inches of rain falling in the Willamette Valley between Saturday and Monday.

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  15. 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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  16. Arch bridge redevelopment plan approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    In front of a crowd comprised of both critics and supporters of their vision for the redevelopment of the arch bridge-Bolton area, City Council members on Monday approved a concept plan for that long-neglected stretch of West Linn along the Willamette River. The unanimous vote - which ended an initial, and often contentious, planning process that began more than a year ago - represents a significant step forward in a process that will likely continue for decades, according to city officials.

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  17. Road funding splits Metro votesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    Two key Metro advisory committees recommended approval of the proposed regional tailpipe emissions reduction plan this week, but not without suggested changes to parts of the strategy. The Metro Policy Advisory Committee and Joint Policy Advisory Committee on Transportation, both made up of regional leaders who are charged with advising the Metro Council, both voted to approve Metro's Climate Smart strategy.

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  18. Fulfilling her promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    It was Dec. 4, 2012, when Oregon City resident Dolores Lucklow, 71, suffered a fatal fall off a ladder, but her generous spirit lives on, quite literally. She and her husband, Gerald, were going to be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 27, so the sprightly senior citizen got up on the ladder to hang the requisite Christmas decorations.

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  19. Final concepts presented to councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    More than a year after the process began, West Linn may be nearing the conclusion of its much-discussed arch bridge-Bolton area master planning project. The city's consulting firm, LMN Architects, presented a final draft of the plan at a City Council work session Monday.

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  20. How many children did this man abuse?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Portland Tribune

    The Oregon City Police Department announced Wednesday it is looking for possible additional victims in an Oregon City sex-abuse case. On Nov. 12, OCPD began an investigation of 61-year-old Jon Patrick Wheat of Estacada on suspicion of sexual abuse to a 6-year-old Oregon City girl.

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