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Earthquake swarms bring a deeper understanding

On Monday, March 1, a 45-minute-long swarm of earthquakes occurred to the southwest of Mount Hood’s summit at a depth of approximately one to two kilometers below sea leve... Read more

Sandy and SOLVE partner for Earth Day cleanup

The city of Sandy will team up with the environmental nonprofit organization SOLVE for “SOLVE IT in Sandy,” an annual spring litter clean up from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sa... Read more

Levy on May ballot to fund Sheriff's Office upgrades

A levy to help fund the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) operations will be on the May ballot, with voters to decide on renewing a levy that would increase the rat... Read more

Hoodland Fire teams up for live fire training

Volunteer recruits from the Hoodland Fire District (HFD) participated in a live fire training event hosted by Estacada Fire District on Feb. 27 at the Estacada Fire training gro... Read more

On stage: a weekend with Larry Wilder

Larry Wilder, a northwest musician known for his entertaining performances of Americana, has played thousands of concerts, including opening for such luminaries as Willie Nelson... Read more

Welches Schools reopen

On Thursday, Feb. 18, Debbie Ortiz dropped her five-year-old son, James, off at Welches Schools for his first day of in-person kindergarten. She described the process that she a... Read more

Vision of Rhody's future offered in February meeting

Clackamas County and MIG Consultants hosted a Zoom meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 10 to present a draft of three design alternatives for the Rhododendron Main Street Site Redevelopm... Read more

New Welches residential subdivision in early stages

Clackamas County received a pre-application conference request on Wednesday, Feb. 3 regarding a partition/subdivision of nearly eight acres of land south of Hwy. 26 and to the e... Read more

Retirement delivers Postmaster Brenda Manley back to her family

Brenda Manley, postmaster for the U.S. Postal Service in the Mount Hood region, retired in February after a 30-year career serving the mountain communities.

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New technology to assist Hoodland Fire

The Hoodland Fire District (HFD) expected to have three LUCAS chest compression system devices ready to use last month, reducing close contact emergency responders will have wit... Read more

Leather crafts for a lifetime at Dark Forest

Welches resident Jeff Curry appreciates well-crafted objects that can last a long time, but sees us living in a society that is more focused on buying stuff that will quickly be... Read more

The 'Ives' of March at Nutz-n-Boltz

Kelly Lazenby, Artistic Director of Boring’s Nutz-n-Boltz Theater Company (NNB), notes that the short plays by David Ives that will be performed as readings in March will ... Read more

Senior Center's future in current location at risk

The Hoodland Senior Center faces an uncertain future as Clackamas County considers ending ownership of the building the center has occupied since 2012.

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Angela Brandenburg takes over as the new County Sheriff

Angela Brandenburg took over as the Clackamas County Sheriff last month, following the retirement of Craig Roberts after 16 years on the job. Brandenburg is the 33rd county sher... Read more

Commissioner Mark Shull asked to resign

Clackamas County Commissioner Mark Shull, who defeated Ken Humberston in the November election and was sworn in earlier in January, was censured by the Clackamas County Board of... Read more

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