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Wilderness stewards leave their mark (but no trace)

On July 20, as the country celebrated the 50-year anniversary of the first human landing on the moon, wilderness steward Mike Mathews spent the day beyond the wilderness boundary of the Parad... Read more

Food drive aims to bag more donations this year

Hood View Gardens’ food drive last year ended with more than 250 pounds of food and $300 in donations, benefitting Neighborhood Missions, a community outreach program sponsored by Hoodl... Read more

Half marathon offers scenery and opportunities

When Brady Mordhorst considered the prospect of taking over as the Race Director of the Huckleberry Half Marathon he ran the course, set within the natural beauty of Mount Hood on the Salmon ... Read more

Luncheon kicks off Mountain High Exhibit at Timberline Lodge

Rick Schaffer, stepson and protege to famed photographer Ray Atkeson, noted that among the lessons he learned under Atkeson was organization. And that skill will come in handy as Schaffer whi... Read more

Every dog has its day; assistance dogs on Aug. 10

Dogs are often considered to be man's best friend, and for a peek into the life of some remarkable assistance dogs and their trainers, make a date from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, on ... Read more

Second theft a deflating event for Mt. Hood Bicycle owner

Mt. Hood Bicycle has once again sparked the attention of brazen thieves by experiencing yet another smash and grab. Located in the Hoodland Shopping Center in Welches, the bicycle shop suffer... Read more

Hoodland Fire's Support Group makes impact on community

When the Hood to Coast relay takes to Hwy. 26 on Friday, Aug. 23, approximately 12,600 runners and another 3,600 volunteers will pass through the Mountain community. To keep them safe, dozens... Read more

Mountain lawn bowls club looks to grow the sport

Rhododendron’s Ernie Carlson noted that the sport of lawn bowls has been around since at least the 1600s and can be found in any country that was ever part of the British Empire; includin... Read more

Remembering Larry Berteau – publisher, father and adventurer

Larry Lee Berteau


Larry Berteau passed away on June 14 in Saint-Brieuc, France. He was 76 and had ... Read more

Grant approval bolsters ‘Rhody Rising’ development goals

Clackamas County’s application to the state for Rhododendron’s Transportation and Growth Management Quick Response Grant was approved for the full $45,000 requested. The grant is ... Read more

Oregon’s paramedic pioneers revealed in documentary

Denise O’Halloran, a paramedic currently teaching American Heart Association courses at Portland's Cascade Training Center, had the idea in 2012 to put together a documentary about the ... Read more

Start your engines! Breakfast is back at Kiwanis Cruise-in

The scent of fresh pancakes will return to the 62nd annual Kiwanis Cruise-in after a year without the community-pleasing brunch due to a relocation of the long-running car show.

The e... Read more

Frosty treats and balloons to benefit Doernbecher

Each July, yellow balloons cover the walls and windows of Rhododendron’s Dairy Queen franchise. These Miracle Treat Balloons are sold by the franchise through July 25 with all balloon s... Read more

Mountain Music Festival aims to bring out the Deadheads

Jon Tullis, Director of Public Affairs for Timberline Lodge, noted the preparations for the annual Labor Day Mountain Music Festival were a little different this year. He got together with th... Read more

County considers regulating short-term rentals

More than one hundred local residents attended a May 18 Clackamas County Planning Division public meeting and voiced, at times, sharply divided opinions on allowing and regulating short-term ... Read more

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