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Improving Habitat - Wednesday, 20 August 2014 01:00

The sight of rushing water in a stream can be lovely, but when that same water is rushing through your basement or eroding the banks under your house and deck - that's another story entirely.

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Related Topix: Clackamas, OR, Oregon City, OR

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Oregonian

Scientology to Lake Oswego; berry-picker accident; brush fire on island: Clackamas County News

The Church of Scientology of Portland is planning to open a branch in Lake Oswego, in this former home of CrossFit gym, off State Street.

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Related Topix: Lake Oswego, OR, Religion, Scientology, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Portland Tribune

CASA volunteer says 'I'll be here' for children

Thirteen years ago, Nancy Wakefield was a principal in the Neah-Kah-Nie School District on the Oregon Coast when she got a call from a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children, or CASA.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., West Linn, OR, Oregon City, OR

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Handcycle stolen from local quadriplegic man

Kip Johnson's dad, Gordon, constructed this handcycle for his son, who is a quadriplegic.

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The Oregonian

Hiker killed; sex-abuse charges; deputies cleared in shooting: Clackamas County Public Safety

Torrential downpours on Mount Hood triggered flash flooding Tuesday, washing out the temporary wooden footbridge where Ramona Falls Trail crosses the Sandy River on Mount Hood's western flank and sweeping a hiker away to his death.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

Estacada News

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The Republicans North Dakota gubernatorial candidate William Langer had been deposed as governor due to being convicted on federal charges of conspiring to solicit political contributions from federal relief workers.

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Related Topix: Estacada, OR, Boring, OR, Opinion

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Southtown Star

New Lenox man dies hiking in Oregon

A New Lenox man hiking near Mount Hood died last week in the rain-swollen Sandy River in Oregon, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Weather

Sat Aug 16, 2014

OregonLive.com

Bunnies vs. cavies; Ramona Falls Trail; ride for slain weighmaster : Clackamas County News

So what's the difference between a bunny and a cavy anyway? Reporter Molly Harbarger admits she never had heard of cavies, but guessed they must be related to their barn-mates, the rabbits.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Estacada, OR, Clackamas, OR

Portland Tribune

Thunderstorm washes out bridge, one man is dead

One man is dead after a bridge over the Sandy River near Ramona Falls was washed out by a thunderstorm on Tuesday, Aug. 12. Clackamas County Water Rescue was able to help 23 others.

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Related Topix: Weather, Sandy, OR

The Newberg Graphic

Boring history comes to life in new book - Friday, 15 August 2014 01:00

Arcadia has been printing history books on small-town America for more than 20 years and claims to be 'the leading local history publisher in the United States,' with a catalog of more than 8,500 titles.

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Related Topix: Boring, OR

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Skanner

Oregon Uses Grants to Fund Innovation in Disabilities and Aging Support

PHOTO: Clackamas County and Folktime pioneered the mental health community education program: Open Minds Open Doors .

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Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon Government, Multnomah County, OR

OregonLive.com

Naked masturbating man who fell into Willamette River was on heroin, meth; gets 20 months in prison

Ernest Michael Kirk, who was naked, intoxicated and masturbating when he fell into the Willamette River earlier this month, was sentenced to 20 months on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Multnomah County, OR, Oregon City, OR, West Linn, OR

The Oregonian

Memorial ride for slain Clackamas County weighmaster to wind through roads he rode

Waxenfelter, 47, was shot and killed Feb. 6 while on duty as a Clackamas County weighmaster.

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Related Topix: Estacada, OR

CBS 3 Springfield

Caught on camera: man steals motorized wheelchair from Portland family

Aleksandr Yaravoy has used a wheelchair since he was 19 and recently suffered a stroke.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

OregonLive.com

Fair, ice cream social, bicycles, cars, boats: 5 things to do this weekend in Clackamas County

2) Old Time Cruise to Estacada: The Route 26 Cruisers will host the car ninth annual show and awards ceremony from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Fourth Avenue and Main Street in downtown Estacada.

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Related Topix: Canby, OR, Estacada, OR, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Eagle Creek, OR, Lake Oswego, OR

The Courier Mailer

Foot Patrol hosting poker party and auction fundraiser for Hood to Coast, to benefit Providence Cancer Center

North Plains city police administrator Sarah Baker, left; police officer Jody Petersen; and police chief William Snyder are members of Foot Patrol, a team of police and support personnel from law-enforcement agencies that will run in the 2014 Hood to Coast race starting Saturday, Aug. 23. Foot Patrol , a 12-person team of police and support ... (more)

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Related Topix: North Plains, OR, Hillsboro, OR

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Blazers Edge

Judge Orders Batum to Make Payments to Ex

A Clackamas County judge found Nic Batum in breach of contract for not making scheduled payments to his ex-wife.

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Related Topix: Sports, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Basketball

The Oregonian

Tiny cow takes up lots of room in Clackamas County Fair contestant's heart

Aimee Stuart, 17, tried to nap on a cow in a stall near hers in the Clackamas County Fair cattle barn.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat

The Oregonian

Oregon law enforcement agencies receive millions of dollars of military equipment (infographic)

The tactics and equipment used by police officers in Ferguson, Mo., this week in response to sometimes-violent protests following the shooting of an unarmed man, have prompted discussion about the "militarization" of local police departments.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Gold Beach, OR, Clackamas, OR

OregonLive.com

Deadline for county small grant applications is Aug. 15

For the sixth straight year Clackamas County Commissioners have announced plans to distribute $200,000 in small grants to organizations providing services to vulnerable populations in Clackamas County.

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