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15 hrs ago | The Oregonian

This week's free outdoor summer concerts in Clackamas County

Several Clackamas County communities offer free summer concerts this week. Most venues offer food and beverages for sale, and all of them allow folks to bring their own snacks or make it a picnic.

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Related Topix: Beavercreek, OR, Milwaukie, OR, Oregon City, OR, Country

20 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Colton chief injured; wandering goats; port-a-potty torched: Clackamas County public safety

These docile Nubian goats have remained unclaimed since Clackamas County sheriff's deputies found them wandering in Oak Grove on July 2. "I had about two seconds to make the decision -- hit head-on or go into the ditch," Colton Fire Chief Richard Beaudoin said.

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Related Topix: Colton, OR, Oak Grove, OR, Gladstone, OR

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Oregonian

Disabled vet's homecoming; Street of Dreams; teen sex advice: Clackamas County news

Alex Hussey was two weeks away from leaving Afghanistan. His future wife already had a plane ticket to meet him at an Army base in North Carolina.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Portland Tribune

Southeast Portland pedestrian bridge to be replaced

The bridge, which was originally built by Union Pacific in approximately 1943, is being replaced as part of the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Project.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Milwaukie, OR, Portland State University

The Oregonian

Lakeridge, Clackamas football; sex-advice tape; outdoor learning: Clackamas County news

A Metro grant of $863,342 will help redevelop an environmental center in Oregon City that offers classes for schools as well as activities for children and families.

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Related Topix: Clackamas, OR, Oregon City, OR

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Rhyming judge convicts puppy thief in style

An Oregon man accused of stealing an English bulldog puppy at gunpoint was convicted of the crime by a judge who left him with a rhyme.

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OregonLive.com

Seized cats need homes; WWII vet finally honored; brother to blame? Clackamas County news

Eighty-seven-year-old Robert Potter of Oregon City waited nearly 70 years to be recognized for his military service during World War II.

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Related Topix: Oregon City, OR

The Bee

New law gives county teeth to stop barking dogs

'I can't talk on my property. I can't blow my nose. I can't open an outside gate,' McFarland told Clackamas County commissioners.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Oregonian

Wandering Oak Grove goats remain unclaimed since July 2

These roaming Nubians seem quite content in their "foster home," but Clackamas County sheriff's deputies still are looking for their owner.

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OregonLive.com

Seized cats now up for adoption, Oregon Humane Society says

About two dozen of the 41 cats seized by authorities two weeks ago from an Oak Grove-area home will be available for adoption Thursday.

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The Bee

Take a virtual tour of Clackamas County Jail

Clackamas County Sheriff's Office is taking Twitter followers on a virtual ride-along today, complete with pictures and brief Vine videos of holding cells, command stations and something called the 'Weekender Tank.'

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Related Topix: Oregon City, OR

OregonLive.com

Chris Kyle trial; Milwaukie officer-involved shooting; 7 great hikes: Clackamas County news

A Minnesota jury will continue deliberations Wednesday over whether Taya Kyle must pay millions of dollars to former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, who disputes a passage in her late husband's bestselling book, "American Sniper."

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Related Topix: Milwaukie, OR, Lake Oswego, OR

KDWN

Judge spins rhymes in puppy-napping case

An Oregon man accused of stealing an English bulldog puppy at gunpoint was convicted of the crime by a judge who left him with a rhyme.

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Related Topix: Oregon City, OR

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Oregonian

Man with 27-gun arsenal, history of assaulting women gets 7 years in prison

When police searched Allan Parker's house they found 27 guns, many of them loaded.

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Related Topix: Canby, OR

The Oregonian

No charges for Milwaukie police who shot, killed man after he rammed patrol car

Police examine Travis Blake Utley's SUV after he was shot in an escalating confrontation with Milwaukie officers.

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Related Topix: Milwaukie, OR, Portland, OR

Business Journal

Builders help Clackamas County women's shelter expand

Members of the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Portland are lending a hand to expand the Clackamas County Women's Shelter, which provides a safe temporary home for women and children who have escaped abuse.

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Related Topix: Clackamas, OR

Directions Magazine

Cartegraph Technology Helps Counties Earn Top Honors

Cartegraph, a leading provider of local government technology, is pleased to announce that its technology helped 14 public sector organizations earn top-10 rankings in the 2014 Digital Counties Survey, an annual survey recognizing U.S. counties that use technology to improve services and boost efficiency.

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The Oregonian

Puppy robber; Lake Oswego 'Food Fighter'; champion tree climber: Clackamas County news

JaJuane Deshawn Etheridge thought a puppy would make a nice birthday gift for his daughter's girlfriend's daughter.

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Related Topix: Lake Oswego, OR

OregonLive.com

Mount Hood, seven great hikes around one of 7 Wonders of Oregon

Here are seven wonderful hikes at Mount Hood and the surrounding Mount Hood National Forest , in Clackamas and Hood River counties of the northern Oregon Cascades.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Hood River County, OR, Government Camp, OR, Travel

Mon Jul 21, 2014

OregonLive.com

Man found guilty of stealing puppy at gunpoint; judge sums up case with a bit of doggerel

Harpo, an English bulldog puppy that was stolen in a 2012 armed robbery and returned to its owners a few days after the crime.

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Related Topix: Clackamas, OR

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