Published: 11/9/2012 5:30:54 PM
Luke Greene, a 1997 Molalla High School, grad married Amanda Halvorson at Serendipity Wedding Gardens in Oak Glen, Calif. on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Greene received his R.
Published: 11/9/2012 5:27:56 PM
William Dale Stevens William Dale Stevens was born on Nov. 1, 1968 in Ceres, Calif. to Jimmy Dale Stevens and Ann Cunningham. He died on Oct. 27, 2012 at the age of 43 in an auto accident on Gauldy Mountain Road in Tillamook County, Ore.
Published: 11/5/2012 4:38:17 PM
Dr. Paul J. Puffer, a longtime dentist in the Molalla community, died early Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 at 12:30 a.m. His wife of more than 50 years, Carma Puffer, was at his side.
Published: 11/14/2012 3:16:13 PM
Dr. Paul James Puffer Dr. Paul James Puffer, 77, of Molalla, Ore., passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. His devoted wife of 53 years, Carma, was by his side.
Published: 11/21/2012 2:41:11 PM
Scott Travis Conley Scott Travis Conley was born on June 9, 1969 at Willamette Falls Hospital in Oregon City. He was an angel from heaven who came into this world with some added challenges.
Published: 11/27/2012 4:40:08 PM
Shawn Odell NobleDec. 10, 1956 – Nov. 18, 2012Shawn Odell Noble, 55, of Lincoln City, Oregon, died of cancer at his home on Nov. 18, 2012.Shawn was born on Dec.
Published: 11/9/2012 5:29:09 PM
Wade Lantz, an Aircraft Structural Mechanic Third Class in the U.S. Navy, was recently honored as the “Raptor in the Spotlight” for the Raptor Airframes Shop.
Published: 11/14/2012 2:40:43 PM
Luther and Rebecca Kraxberger of Prescott, Ariz. announce the birth of a son, Sawyer Hezekiah Kraxberger, born on Oct. 21, 2012. He weighed 8 pounds and measured 20 inches long.
Published: 11/27/2012 4:41:02 PM
Jack Jay SeymourAnthony and Brittany Seymour of Molalla announce the birth of a son, Jack Jay Seymour on Nov. 14, 2012 at Silverton Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and measured 20 inches at his at 12:48 a.
Published: 11/21/2012 2:33:09 PM
Kenneth Hoskinson and Samantha Hein of Molalla are announcing the birth of a son, Jonathan Daniel Hoskinson, on Oct. 24, 2012, at Silverton Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 21 inches at his 1:09 a.
Published: 11/27/2012 12:21:39 PM
When you are not one of the mainstream sports with little club activity, it’s hard to know exactly what you will be getting from year to year.This season for the Molalla swim team, head coach Melissa Georgesen is looking forward to seeing what talent emerges to surround her four strong returning swimmers: Leah Halderman, Kylie Oster, Kayla Watkins and Megan Penni.
Published: 11/27/2012 12:24:38 PM
It was just over a year ago that Anthony Keller was hired to revive a program on the brink of extinction because of budget issues. However, it was the Molalla River School District that decided to recommend the program should continue.
Published: 11/27/2012 1:29:19 PM
Nametags might not be necessary, but there is an element of introductions on the court as the Molalla girls basketball team begins their season.Josh Crawford is the Indians’ third coach in the last nine months, as former coach Shawna Sipp decided not to come back, and then her replacement was unable to coach this season.
Published: 11/27/2012 1:32:56 PM
Some members of the Molalla boys basketball team push the ball up the floor in transition. A shutter is heard, as Bradley Hagaman throws down a thunderous dunk.
Published: 11/30/2012 10:03:19 PM
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Published: 11/20/2012 4:41:57 PM
There are few certainties in life: death, taxes. Well, you can add the Molalla girls cross country team having success to that list.Though they did not win the league title this year, they are easily the most decorated program in the conference over the past decade, and finished just two points behind eventual state champion La Salle Prep at districts.
Published: 11/20/2012 4:46:55 PM
For many reasons, this was a forgettable season for the Molalla Indians football team. An already young team was stricken by the injury bug, meaning an already inexperienced team had to go to the reserves.
Published: 11/20/2012 4:50:42 PM
Just days before the season started, the Molalla girls soccer team was without a coach. But Lisa Jensen, who was formerly the assistant coach, was eventually hired to take over the program.
Published: 11/20/2012 4:52:03 PM
It was, by some accounts, a disappointing season in ways for the Molalla boys soccer team. Once the precedent is set by winning the 2011 state title, everything else falls short.
Published: 11/20/2012 4:54:56 PM
The Molalla Youth Football seventh grade team set up a showdown with rival Rex Putnam in the league championship game after they beat Gladstone 24-21 on Nov.
Published: 11/20/2012 4:56:53 PM
Molalla High School has announced the hiring of Josh Crawford to lead the girls basketball team in the 2012-13 season.Crawford, also an assistant with the Molalla football team, is the school’s campus monitor.
Published: 11/20/2012 4:59:01 PM
“Congratulations,” the letter read. “Nike Basketball and Shoot 360 are excited to invite you, one of the top High School hoopers in your region, to participate in a pinnacle, invite-only basketball training experience.
Published: 11/13/2012 3:09:29 PM
For the last two seasons, wins were hard to come by inside the Molalla High School gymnasium during volleyball season.After suffering through multiple recent winless seasons, head coach Carol Grauer and her team believed this season could be different.
Published: 11/13/2012 3:15:27 PM
Gladstone’s Amber Jensen, the defending 4A State Player of the Year, was a one-person wrecking crew Saturday night in the quarterfinal of the OSAA 4A State Tournament.
Published: 11/13/2012 3:26:42 PM
Worldwide, soccer is known as “the beautiful game” because, among other things, it is often difficult to win. Even if you have outplayed your opposition, one unlucky break could undo all your efforts.
Published: 11/13/2012 3:02:39 PM
After winning their second match-up against Willamette Valley Christian and securing a tie for third place, then beating the Warriors again in the first round of the Casco League playoffs, all the Country Cougars needed was to beat Veritas to earn a trip to the 1A State Tournament.
Published: 11/10/2012 8:23:50 PM
Both Molalla soccer teams had to travel Saturday in the quarterfinals of the 2012 OSAA 4A State Tournament and neither returned home with a win.
Published: 11/6/2012 3:25:18 PM
The inability to make some key tackles and some untimely penalties doomed the Molalla Indians again, as they struggled in a 21-13 loss at the hands of the Taft Tigers in non-league action Friday night.
Published: 11/6/2012 3:28:23 PM
What a week for Molalla junior Emily Bever.During the week she finished in the eighth at the OSAA 4A State Cross Country Championship, Bever also came up with the game-winning goal as the Molalla Indians (7-2-1, 9-4-1) wrapped up a second place finish in the Tri-Valley Conference with a 4-0 win at Madras (0-9-1, 2-11-1) on Oct.
Published: 11/6/2012 3:47:39 PM
As the seconds wound down on another win for the Molalla Indians, everyone was all smiles.Everyone, that is, except head coach Jory Shene.After a 3-1 win over the Madras White Buffaloes (3-7, 3-11) to cap off an undefeated campaign in the Tri-Valley Conference, Shene gathered his team around for about five minutes after the game to warn them about complacency and their level of play.
Published: 11/6/2012 3:56:22 PM
The Molalla girls cross country team culminated their strong season, which at times has been hampered by injuries, with a solid performance Saturday afternoon at the OSAA 4A State Championship at Lane Community College in Eugene.
Published: 11/6/2012 9:23:21 PM
Two second half goals for Molalla by Claire Thomas and Bianca Delgado stood up in a 2-0 win over Sisters in the first round of the 2012 OSAA 4A State Tournament Tuesday night.
Published: 11/6/2012 9:52:30 PM
The Molalla Indians dominated the first 15 minutes of the match Tuesday night in the rain, scoring two goals to slip past the visiting Cascade Cougars 3-0 in a heated first round contest of the OSAA 4A State Tournament.
Published: 11/13/2012 2:48:17 PM
Led by receiver Noah Jennings, who had a team-high eight touchdown catches, the Colton Middle School Raiders football team went 3-5 in the 2012 season.
Country Christian Cougars
Published: 11/6/2012 3:51:50 PM
Standing in the way of the Country Christian Cougars and the second round was an intimidating force in the opening round of the 2012 OSAA 1A State Playoffs: fourth-ranked Portland Lutheran Blue Jays and their 6’2” junior middle hitter Kaitlin Howard.
Published: 11/27/2012 12:48:39 PM
The Country Christian girls basketball team knows they have some voids to fill. As high school students tend to do, they graduated some major players off their 2011-12 team.
Published: 11/27/2012 12:51:48 PM
Country Christian basketball has been so successful, coach Doug Nofziger had to look up and count the banners to remember how many straight years his team had won the Casco League.
Published: 11/20/2012 4:37:37 PM
For the first time in a few years, the Country Christian Cougars were able to field a cross country teams, due in part to the lack of a football team in 2012.
Published: 11/27/2012 12:28:59 PM
Colton coach Kerry Benthin, entering his 18th season, might have a problem on his hands: he might have too much talent, especially in the lower weights.
Published: 11/27/2012 1:21:16 PM
Unhappy with zero wins last season, the Colton Vikings worked hard in the offseason to try and remedy that.Junior Kevin Flores is the perfect example of that off-season workout.
Published: 11/27/2012 1:23:47 PM
There could be some growing pains around the Colton Vikings girls program this season as the Vikings only return three players of last year’s team. Those three returners, plus some newcomers — including junior Monica Poet, who adds height to the team, and six freshmen — will be called upon time and time again in the 2012-13 season.
Published: 11/30/2012 6:45:41 PM
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Published: 11/13/2012 3:06:20 PM
After a 2011 season that ended in the first round of the league tournament, the Colton Vikings looked to take this season a step further.But after a slow start — going just 1-4 in their first four league matches — the Vikings struggled to a 4-10 conference record.
Published: 11/20/2012 4:36:08 PM
As so often the case in running, it’s not about how you start; it’s about how you finish.The Colton cross country teams might have started the season a bit late — just the week before the Molalla Invitational — but the Hayes brothers certainly made their mark on the season for the boys team.
Published: 11/13/2012 2:54:52 PM
The West Valley League might be the toughest league in the conference: they boast four top-10 teams in the state and all three teams that went to the state tournament have advanced rather easily into the quarterfinals.
Published: 11/6/2012 3:22:03 PM
There was no doubt to anyone watching the West Valley League at Amity High School Friday night that the field conditions played a part in the outcome. In a showdown for fourth place in the West Valley League standings, the visiting Colton Vikings and host Amity Warriors (3-3, 5-4) could not hang on to the ball amongst the mud pit that was called a football field.
Letters to the Editor
Published: 11/7/2012 5:20:10 PM
Nation was built on hard work Recently, my son had occasion to write a paper for a school class on the subject of “the American automobile.” It started me thinking about this nation, what made us great and what has torn us down.
Published: 11/14/2012 2:37:47 PM
Voters should have supported Molalla Fire I cannot understand the people of Molalla who turned down Prop. 3-412. The Molalla fire station is the second busiest station in Clackamas County.
Published: 11/27/2012 4:46:09 PM
Time for town’s ‘Good Ol’ Boy’ ways to endI have lived here since 1971 and the “Good Ol’ Boys” still seem to be around.At a Molalla soccer game (two weeks ago), I had a young mother — born and raised here — say, “I cannot believe that the new city manager, Ellen Barnes, has been let go.
Published: 11/21/2012 2:52:40 PM
Christa Bronson Schiewe will be greatly missed by many I want to thank everyone who attended the service for Christa Janette Bronson Schiewe (1959-2012).
Published: 11/21/2012 2:43:13 PM
Of all the editors the Molalla Pioneer has had in the past 100 years, I think I may hold the record for messiest desk. No matter how many sheets of paper I toss in the recycling bin each week, the stacks only seem to grow.
Published: 11/21/2012 12:19:16 PM
Like many of you, I am looking forward to getting together with my family and friends on Thanksgiving. We have many things to be grateful for over this past year.
Published: 11/21/2012 12:23:56 PM
This column has been a long time coming. Why? First, even though the topic was cleared with my editor, I wasn’t certain the subject matter appropriate for our family-oriented newspaper.
Published: 11/14/2012 2:05:31 PM
Editor’s Note: Sarah Griswold, a student at Molalla High School, wrote the following speech and read it to her father, Jason Griswold, during the high school’s Veteran’s Day assembly on Thursday, Nov.
Published: 11/7/2012 5:10:21 PM
Editor’s note: Amanda Clarke is a Molalla High School junior who left in August for Landau, Germany, where she will live for the school year as an exchange student sponsored by the Rotary Club of Molalla.
Published: 11/7/2012 5:15:05 PM
Moderator: Thank you, ladies and gentlemen, for attending this one and only debate for Lord of Your Life. Our two candidates are Jesus Christ, Son of God, and Satan, also known as Lucifer.
Published: 11/7/2012 5:17:48 PM
“It was a day of thrills for the Molalla folk, but the biggest thrill of all, according to the record, was when the smoke from the first train, the Portland-Oregon City special, was seen in the distance.
Published: 11/6/2012 2:33:27 PM
THIS WEEK:Tuesday, Nov. 6 Election Day — Voters have until 8 p.m. sharp to turn in their ballots for the Nov. 6 General Election, which includes the presidential race, plus various state, county and local races and measures.
Published: 11/14/2012 12:25:53 PM
THIS WEEKTuesday, Nov. 13 Colton Helping Hands meeting — Colton Helping Hands, Inc. will hold its annual board meeting Nov. 13 from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Colton Community Center on Wall Street.
Published: 11/20/2012 6:17:50 PM
THIS WEEKTuesday, Nov. 20 City council meeting — The Molalla City Council will hold an executive session Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Molalla City Hall to consider the top candidates for interim city manager.
Published: 11/27/2012 4:52:17 PM
THIS WEEKTuesday, Nov. 27Mothers of Preschoolers - MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) invites moms of children birth through five years to join them for coffee, crafts, play dates, moms’ night outs and to grow as mothers together in practical and spiritual ways.
Published: 11/27/2012 4:20:18 PM
If you drove down Sawtell Road, there’s little chance you would have noticed a book publishing operation.But with the way the industry has changed, book publishing has become an in-home experience.
Published: 11/27/2012 4:23:04 PM
Ever since landing her first restaurant job at age 14, Jill Schmitz has spent a large portion of her life jotting down orders, pouring coffee, preparing food and greeting customers.
Published: 11/27/2012 4:24:27 PM
Adrienne O’Hara knows that you can get a cup of coffee just about anywhere.But she wants the customer experience at Molalla’s Main Street Coffee shop, located at 215 E.
Published: 11/27/2012 4:25:40 PM
Some people can sum up their current career with one simple title, while others require a much lengthier explanation.Cindy Munoz Sanchez fits the latter description, wearing the hats of bus driver, apartment manager and bookkeeper, often all in one day.
Police Fire Logs
Published: 11/27/2012 12:15:24 PM
The following is a condensed list from the Molalla Police Department’s call log for Nov. 16-Nov. 22. This list highlights much of the daily police activity in Molalla, but it is not comprehensive.
Published: 11/20/2012 4:34:10 PM
The following is a condensed list from the Molalla Police Department’s call log for Nov. 9-Nov. 15. This list highlights much of the daily police activity in Molalla, but it is not comprehensive.
Published: 11/19/2012 1:18:50 PM
All are invited to enjoy a free community Thankgiving feast on Thursday, Nov. 22 from noon to 3 p.m. at Foothills Community Church, 122 Grange Ave.
Published: 11/14/2012 11:46:47 AM
Fundraising for the Mo Town Walkers for the Cure wrapped up with a quilt raffle Friday, Oct. 26 at Cindy’s Café.Mary Lynn Morrow of Molalla won the pink and green quilt, which was created and donated by Margie Nelson, who is pictured at left with the quilt.
Published: 11/14/2012 12:22:28 PM
Oct. 31 drew hundreds of costumed kids and their families to downtown Molalla, where about 70 businesses participated in the annual Trick-or-Treat Downtown Molalla sponsored by the Molalla Area Chamber of Commerce.
Published: 11/14/2012 12:27:20 PM
Volunteers are invited to participate in the final trail work party of the year sponsored by Molalla River Watch and the Bureau of Land Management.The event will begin at 9:30 a.
Published: 11/5/2012 7:00:08 PM
The Molalla City Council will hold an executive session and a special public meeting Tuesday, Nov. 6 at the Molalla City Hall.The city council is seeking an interim city manager after entering a mutual agreement with City Manager Ellen Barnes last week.
Published: 11/6/2012 2:19:24 PM
Secretary of State Kate Brown announced Sunday that she is sending Brenda Bayes, deputy director for elections in Oregon, to oversee ballot processing by the Clackamas County Elections Division.
Published: 11/6/2012 2:23:12 PM
Two local food banks are teaming up this season to serve as many local families in need as possible. The Molalla Service Center and the Foothills Community Church Resource Center are coordinating their holiday food box efforts along with Molalla Fire District’s annual Operation Santa Claus food drive, which donates food to both organizations.
Published: 11/1/2012 6:30:34 PM
Twelve-year-old Dalton Ford walked onto the stage of the Tiger Woods Center at Beaverton’s Nike World Headquarters on Oct. 13 and looked out at a crowd of 400 people.
Published: 11/1/2012 9:56:22 PM
A Molalla woman was struck and killed by a vehicle on Highway 213 near Macksburg Road Thursday evening. Kimberly Ann Putnam, 42, of Molalla was walking north along Highway 213 when she was hit near the Macksburg Road intersection by an SUV heading southbound, according to a news release from the Oregon State Police.
Published: 11/2/2012 2:47:16 PM
A Beavercreek farm is taking on a new life, seeking to preserve heritage poultry breeds and heirloom seeds while educating others about growing food sustainably.
Published: 11/6/2012 9:29:12 PM
Nov. 7 morning update: Ludlow and Smith's leads narrowly widened overnight. John Ludlow now has 52.3 percent of the vote, with Charlotte Lehan at 47.7 percent.
Published: 11/6/2012 8:36:31 PM
Nov. 7 morning update for Molalla races: Debbie Rogge will be Molalla’s next mayor, winning 52 percent of the vote over Jim Needham, who had 48 percent - a difference of just 111 votes at last count.
Published: 11/6/2012 10:34:13 PM
Nov. 7 morning update: Measure 3-412, a local option tax for Molalla Fire District, has failed with 55 percent no votes over 45 percent yes – a difference of 721 votes as of Wednesday morning.
Published: 11/8/2012 6:32:11 PM
The Clackamas County Elections office released their latest numbers Thursday evening, resulting in slight percentage changes but not altering any outcomes for local races.
Published: 11/8/2012 6:44:16 PM
Molalla High School students will bring the Broadway musical “Annie Get Your Gun” to the stage this weekend and next, with seniors Sedona Garcia and Colin Stewart playing the lead roles.
Published: 11/11/2012 7:37:23 PM
“So, Kid, how would you like to drive a Jeep?”Wow! I could barely believe my good fortune coming from the other end of the phone conversation. The call, received one evening around 7 p.
Published: 11/9/2012 5:43:27 PM
Coming off a strong performance by Molalla High School FFA students at the National Convention in October, the Molalla FFA Alumni will host their 20th annual dinner and auction this Saturday, Nov.
Published: 11/9/2012 5:52:55 PM
Molalla’s city leadership is in transition, with an election this week for a new mayor and three city councilors, plus the planned departure sometime this month of City Manager Ellen Barnes.
Published: 11/9/2012 6:11:09 PM
The Commons at Molalla High School buzzed with activity last Thursday evening as parents, students, teachers and community members browsed the many student projects on display during the MHS Showcase Night.
Published: 11/14/2012 4:51:07 PM
Allison Maurer, a 2011 Molalla High School graduate, was honored at the National FFA Convention for the thousands of hours she’s invested in agriculture.
Published: 11/14/2012 5:14:12 PM
Bidding on everything from beach trips and wine tours to hay bales and a live turkey, community members gathered in the Molalla High School Commons Saturday night to enjoy a steak dinner and support the local FFA chapter.
Published: 11/14/2012 5:26:24 PM
Sporting facial hair, wigs, suits and ties, the 44 fourth and fifth graders at Molalla River Academy each dressed up as a different president on Nov. 6 for an educational play they performed for students and parents.
Published: 11/13/2012 6:18:24 PM
The cold, wet weather coupled with darkness and a steep bank created a challenge for rescuers Friday as they worked to pull a Molalla father, his 11-year-old daughter and their dog from the side of an embankment.
Published: 11/13/2012 6:33:08 PM
The race between two members of Molalla City Council for the mayor seat proved tight in the Nov. 6 election, with Debbie Rogge edging out Jim Needham by just 122 votes at last count.
Published: 11/20/2012 6:00:39 PM
Hundreds of students, community members and dignitaries gathered in the Molalla River Middle School gym Friday, Nov. 9 for the annual Veteran’s Day assembly led by a group of seventh and eighth grade students.
Published: 11/14/2012 5:56:44 PM
Tickets go on sale Thursday, Nov. 15 for Molalla High School’s 18th annual Singing Christmas Tree, a community-wide event that has become a tradition for many.
Published: 11/15/2012 4:46:38 PM
As he joined the Molalla Veterans of Foreign Wars in presenting the colors at the middle school Veteran’s Day assembly Friday, Jeff Knight relived a moment from his days as a West Point student, 61 years ago.
Published: 11/20/2012 6:06:36 PM
With the expiration of Molalla City Manager Ellen Barnes’ contract drawing near, the city council is narrowing their search for an interim replacement.
Published: 11/27/2012 4:36:05 PM
Traditional public high schools have successfully graduated millions of students, but what works for most doesn’t work for everyone.“What we know is one size has never fit all,” Molalla River School District Superintendent Tony Mann said.
Published: 11/27/2012 4:42:26 PM
On the second Saturday of each month, the Hopkins Demonstration Forest hosts a Community Forestry Day. This is a day that Hopkins Demonstration Forest has set aside to invite community members to get involved with the total Hopkins experience by volunteering some time helping to make it place everyone would want to visit.
Published: 11/27/2012 4:29:20 PM
Molalla-area landowners Jim and Mary Toops were recognized by the Oregon Association of Conservation Districts (OACD) as their statewide Cooperator of the Year in the less-than-50-acres category.
Published: 11/27/2012 4:32:28 PM
After a short hiatus, local band Sawtell is back in Oregon and preparing to release a new CD in early December.Lead singer Trent Beaver, a 2006 Molalla High School graduate, first started the alternative rock/pop band locally with friends, using the name Unstrung Symphony.
Published: 11/20/2012 5:53:23 PM
Two Molalla River Middle School students were transported to Silverton Hospital after their school bus collided with a semi truck at the intersection of S.
Published: 11/21/2012 3:09:25 PM
Patriotic Christmas volunteers packed 39 boxes Nov. 10 to ship to troops spending the holidays overseas, far away from their families. Totaling 1,400 pounds, the packages included 34 large boxes to be shared within two U.
Published: 11/21/2012 5:12:47 PM
Five Molalla residents recently completed advanced training with Rural Development Initiatives, Inc. and the Ford Institute Leadership Program and now hope to see more community members benefit from the free, interactive trainings, with the next cohort starting in January.
Published: 11/21/2012 5:14:53 PM
Using digital cameras equipped with mapping devices, teams of local volunteers recently gathered photos throughout the community to illustrate both assets and drawbacks to maintaining a healthy lifestyle in Molalla.
Published: 11/21/2012 5:26:22 PM
As an employee of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Molalla resident and volunteer firefighter Denise Everhart is ready to be dispatched throughout the country whenever disaster strikes.
Published: 11/21/2012 5:36:22 PM
A Colton resident is putting his handyman and emergency response skills to good use, helping with cleanup efforts in Breezy Point, one of the New York communities hardest hit by the Hurricane Sandy disaster last month.
Published: 11/23/2012 8:04:52 PM
The Molalla River School District Board of Education honored the Wells Fargo Molalla branch as the Community Partner of the Month, showing appreciation for the bank’s recent $1,000 donation to a local school.
Published: 11/27/2012 4:53:35 PM
Santa and his many elves from Molalla Fire District will parade through Molalla neighborhoods this weekend, passing out candy canes and collecting canned food donations for two local food banks.
Published: 11/27/2012 4:55:25 PM
Molalla’s new interim city manager started work Monday morning after a whirlwind hiring process last week.Mark Gervasi, who retired last spring as the city manager of Sunnyside, Wash.
Published: 11/27/2012 4:57:05 PM
When Karen Graves first visited the Molalla River Corridor, she wasn’t impressed.It was summertime and she saw lots of trees full of leaves, but nothing the experienced hiking guide felt was worthy of noting.
Published: 11/27/2012 4:59:35 PM
A stolen car report led to a police chase through Colton Saturday afternoon, resulting in the arrests of a Mulino man and a Portland woman.On Nov. 24 at 12:30 p.
Published: 11/27/2012 4:47:06 PM
Molalla mayoral candidate Jim Needham conceded the race for Molalla mayor to Debbie Rogge last week after the Clackamas County Elections Office released the finalized vote tally for the Nov.
Published: 11/27/2012 4:49:13 PM
By Amanda ClarkeMolalalla High School studentEditor’s note: Amanda Clarke is a Molalla High School junior who left in August for Landau, Germany, where she will live for the school year as an exchange student sponsored by the Rotary Club of Molalla.
Published: 11/23/2012 7:40:57 PM
When Dawn Depner learned five years ago that many students in local school districts lack a place to call home, she knew she had to do something. The Canby resident teamed up with her neighbors, Gail and Ron Gamble, to start Operation Snuggle, providing cozy, hand-tied fleece blankets for local homeless youth.
Published: 11/23/2012 4:38:43 PM
Last weekend, the volunteers of Colton Aid Network (CAN) put together Thanksgiving food baskets for 23 families.The boxes were filled with turkey, milk, eggs, bread, bananas, apples, potatoes, celery, carrots and more.
Published: 11/27/2012 4:38:35 PM
Holiday Bazaar.There were so many vendors, they spilled out into the hall and into the cafeteria. I say ‘holiday’ not because I am one of those politically correct people who doesn’t want the Christ kept in Christmas, but because the bazaar was held before Thanksgiving, so there were plenty of autumn-themed items vailable as well.
Published: 11/27/2012 4:48:35 PM
ColtonTel is hosting its 10th annual Christmas tree lighting on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. in the green space beside the business office, 20983 S Highway 211.
Published: 11/27/2012 4:06:10 PM
The Community Planning Organization of Clarkes-Highland is scheduled to meet Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m. at Clarkes Grange hall, 19396 S. Unger Road, Beavercreek.
Published: 11/20/2012 5:05:08 PM
The staff and students at Mulino Elementary School are very busy this time of year. In an effort to motivate the students to collect their Box Tops & Labels for Education, they have introduced a little friendly competition between classes as motivation.
Published: 11/13/2012 5:50:07 PM
Colton’s Jordan Harris and his band GuyDilly & The Powers are among Portland’s favorite local artists. He is the kind of guy who has always responded when he has seen a need in the community.
Published: 11/13/2012 5:59:35 PM
The Grange celebrated Halloween this year by giving third-graders at Clarkes Elementary School super-size treats. Grangers gave each kid a dictionary.Clarkes Grange donated 39 copies of “A Student’s Dictionary and Gazetteer” to students from the classes of Ms.
Published: 11/13/2012 6:13:51 PM
Last Saturday found a lot of fun and activity going on at the Union Mills Feed Store. By the time I got there, a local team roper cowboy, Derek Davis, was teaching some young girls and boys the technique of cattle roping.
Published: 11/6/2012 3:35:41 PM
I don’t usually use this column to push my personal beliefs onto others, but there is a subject I think needs to be discussed that effects everyone in Mulino — and America.
Published: 11/6/2012 4:07:44 PM
In October, the Colton Fire District received three Life-Pak 12s from the Portland Fire Bureau. Prior to that, the department had one Life-Pak for the entire department.
Published: 11/20/2012 4:29:02 PM
The MarKum Inn, home of the famous Double Jumbo MarKum Burger, has undergone a change in ownership, as of Thursday, Nov. 15.Citing the chance to spend more time with his 10-year-old son, Ethan, and making real estate his main focus instead of just a side project, owner Ward Frederick relinquished control of the restaurant to new owners Connie Cummings and Michael Gumm.
Published: 11/20/2012 4:32:28 PM
By Jenifer?Kay HoodGuest columnEver since C. W. Post issued the first coupon in 1895, Americans have been obsessed with getting the most for their dollar and businesses have used them to increase the lifetime value of a customer.