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Providence chefs mentor at-risk youth in-and-out of the kitchen
Spring finals are common for high school students, but most don't include handling sharp knives, hot ovens, or require an eye for plating aesthetics.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Old Trolley Bridge Showing Signs Of Failure
Boaters are being warned not to pass under the Old Trolley Bridge near High Rocks on the Clackamas River.A construction crew working near the abandoned bridge early today noticed a bridge piling start to tilt and called the county.
Anthony Wiley pleads guilty to burglary, now reports to three probation officers
A Clackamas man who burglarized an Oregon City home was sentenced to 90 days in jail Thursday and now is on probation in three jurisdictions: Oregon, Washington and to the federal court.
Lake Oswego Review
Million dollar loss in church camp's fire - Thursday, 06 March 2014 00:00
When construction workers building cabins at the Apostolic Faith Church Campground on S.E. 52nd first smelled smoke, and then saw it billowing out of the Camp Office building, they called 9-1-1 on Thursday, February 2nd.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Bad-luck dog hoping for good luck -- adoption by a nice family
The dog, a large German shepherd, apparently triggered a Feb. 21 rollover injury crash in the Clackamas area near Milepost 12 when motorists swerved and braked sharply to avoid it.
West Linn Tidings
Vacant house goes up in flames during botched gasoline theft - Wednesday, 05 March 2014 12:19
Two "slightly singed" would-be gas thieves are suspected of sparking a fire that engulfed a vacant house on South Feldheimer Road in Estacada.
South County Spotlight
Legislature OKs land use grand bargain - Wednesday, 05 March 2014 10:59
On Feb. 27, when the House Committee on Rules voted 8-0 to send House Bill 4078 to the full House with a 'Do Pass' recommendation, the mood in the hearing room at the state capitol building was almost giddy.
A state highway that wears its sprawl as proudly as a new Carhartt jacket, 212 stretches east from Interstate 205 to Boring, slicing through Clackamas County with a trail of fast-food restaurants, a Fred Meyer distribution center and a barn-sized porn shop next to a motel.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Plays, concerts, classes, programs: Happy Valley, Boring, Clackamas, Estacada events
Rock Creek Watershed Wide Event: Volunteers are needed to plant native trees and shrubs, remove invasive vegetation, and spread mulch at three stream-side sites to help improve water quality in the Rock Creek basin.
Dorchester vs. alt-rally: Who has the better line-up for Oregon Republicans?
Rep. Jason Conger, R-Bend, has a busy weekend ahead with appearances at both the Dorchester Conference in Seaside, and the alternative conservative rally in Clackamas.
Reward offered for murder suspect Dirck White - Tuesday, 04 March 2014 00:00
A $7,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of Dirck White, 41, wanted for the Feb. 6 murder of Clackamas County weighmaster Grady Waxenfelter, according to the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Fire ruled intentionally set in unoccupied home east of Milwaukie
Fire investigators have determined that a Feb. 25 fire in an unoccupied Clackamas-area home east of of Milwaukie was intentionally set.
Milwaukie High School Baseball breakfast fundraiser set for March 8 at Clackamas Sweet Tomatoes
The Milwaukie High School Baseball program will benefit from a Waffle Feed Fundraiser on Saturday, March 8, at Sweet Tomatoes.
Clackamas Author Likes Caskets From Costco
While grief itself may not be all that fun, there are certainly some darkly funny moments, such as discovering that Costco sells caskets for a pretty good price.
Land use 'grand bargain' gets new name, heads to Oregon Senate floor
Rep. Brian Clem, D-Salem, has shepherded House Bill 4078 through the Legislature.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Lake Oswego Review
Teen parents tackle homelessness
Karina Dela Torre, 19, and Naily Cervantes, 21, have experienced what it is like to be teen parents with no place to live, and now they are dedicated to helping others in the same situation.
Freezing rain disrupts MAX service Sunday morning
TriMet reported significant delays on the Blue, Green and Red lines from Lloyd Center east at around 10 a.m. on March 2. Shuttle buses were assigned to serve stations between Gateway and Portland, and between Cleveland and Clackamas Town Center.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
New normal for Portland-area high schools: Huge classes, overloaded teachers, short school years, gaps in students' days
From Hillsboro to Lake Oswego to Clackamas, metro Portland's high schools routinely pack 30 or more students into a class, offer so few courses that some students have part-day schedules and fall short of the state requirement that each course include 130 hours of instruction.
Fri Feb 28, 2014