3 hrs ago
Susan Nielsen: At last, the adults in Oregon ask teenagers to show up
How many classes, again? This week, students at Lincoln High School in Southwest Portland got the message loud and clear to sign up for a full course load in 2014-15, not the part-time regimen that has become all too common in Oregon schools.
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8 hrs ago
Oregon higher ed overseer Ben Cannon taps Cheryl Myers as chief of staff
Ben Cannon, left, shown at this week's meeting of the Higher Education Coordinating Commission, has tapped Cheryl Myers to help him carry out the commission's work.
13 hrs ago
Powerlifting exhibition, plays, home and garden workshops: Happy Valley, Clackamas,...
The Performing Arts Group of Estacada will continue with its production of "The Importance of Being Earnest" at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 14-16, at Estacada Junior High School, 500 N.E. Main St. The comedy by Oscar Wilde and directed by Julie Hamer is set in the early 20th century -- "Downton Abbey" style.
16 hrs ago
Teen with terminal brain cancer raises $12K in two hours; crosses item off of bucket list
A teen is scratching one more item off his bucket list as he races the clock against terminal brain cancer to accomplish all his wishes.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
The Courier Mailer
Clackamas County-area firefighters climb 69 flights of stairs for charity
Several firefighters from Clackamas County and the surrounding area spent their weekend working to save lives, but they weren't in a burning building.
South County Spotlight
Not just Irish eyes will be smiling around city
Several places in town host St. Patrick's Day parties. Here's a sampling of what's happening Monday, March 17: * Hanz Araki, an Irish-Japanese fiddler, plays the Alberta Street Pub, 1036 N.E. Alberta St., from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Info: 503-284-7665, www.albertastreetpub.com.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Children's Center seeking volunteers to help with National Child ...
In recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Children's Center is undertaking a comprehensive public education and engagement campaign.
Oregon Republican Party: We're not Dorchester
Former U.S. Sen. Bob Packwood started the annual Dorchester Conference, not the Oregon Republican Party, party officials want all to know.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Demoret, 47, then found video-poker machines sponsored by the state and became hooked on all their "bells and whistles."
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Unemployment rate in Portland falls to new 5-year low in January
The Park Avenue West construction site, which sits between Park Avenue and 9th in downtown Portland, shown here in January.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
HD 41: Carolyn Tomei retires; Kathleen Taylor and Deborah Barnes jump in
The big political surprise of the weekend is that Rep. Carolyn Tomei has decided to hang it up after seven terms in the Oregon House.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Conservative non-Dorchester 'freedom rally' draws big crowd to Clackamas
More than 700 people gathered on short notice Saturday to attend a rally aimed at demonstrating the strength of the conservative wing of the Oregon Republican Party.
Medical marijuana in Oregon: 281 dispensaries apply for state registry in opening week
The state's medical marijuana dispensary program opened Monday. Rip City Remedies, among the existing dispensaries to apply online on opening day, sells immature marijuana plants to patients.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Hillsboro dog struck by Washington County Animal Control Officer loses eye
Dojie, a 9-year-old river rescue dog, had her eye surgically removed March 5 after being hit in Hillsboro by a Washington County Animal Control Officer the previous week.
Rep. Carolyn Tomei, Milwaukie Democrat, won't run for re-election
Rep. Carolyn Tomei , a Milwaukie Democrat who pushed - mostly unsuccessfully -- to blunt the Oregon Lottery's impact on problem gamblers, said she won't run for re-election.
Clackamas Community College uses state grant to retrain laid off Dutchmen Manufacturing workers
Dutchmen Manufacturing in Clackamas produces travel trailers, which have been in less demand amid the economic downturn and increased fuel costs.
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.