Category Archives: Gresham Outlook

Police kill black bear in Gresham neighborhood

Lack of tranqulizer gun leaves officers with few options in early Friday morning encounter. Police say they were forced to shoot and kill a black bear that was wandering through Gresham neighborhoods early Friday morning. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Police kill black bear in Gresham neighborhood

Project seeks to bring bull trout back to Clackamas

Multiple agencies including ODFW focus on reintroducing native fish to Clackamas River. Source: Project seeks to bring bull trout back to Clackamas

Labor woes worry local nursery owners

Local nursery owners and horticulturalists hold their own despite lack of labor in Oregon. When outsiders think of Oregon, a few things immediately spring to mind — rain, proximity to the Pacific Ocean, the “Portlandia” show, rain, lots and lots of trees, and rain. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Labor woes worry local nursery owners

Columbia Gorge Commission prepares new management plan

Executive director Krystyna Wolniakowski sees four areas where changes are needed. The Columbia River Gorge is changing. That means the public management plan guiding the scenic area is changing, too. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Columbia Gorge Commission prepares new management plan

Was Eagle Creek Fire good for the Gorge?

Metro scientist Jonathan Soll says dead trees provide habitat for living animals. OUTLOOK: Let’s get down to it. Was the Eagle Creek Fire a good thing? Source: Pamplin Media Group – Was Eagle Creek Fire good for the Gorge?

Rep. Gorsek seeks top spot at MHCC

If selected as college president, Troutdale politician would leave seat sought by GOP’s Justin Hwang Rep. Chris Gorsek, D-Troutdale, is looking for a new job. The House District 49 state lawmaker has applied for the president position at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, The Outlook has learned. Source: Rep. Gorsek seeks top spot at […]
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Under-21 sales spark high fines for pot shops

Dispensaries face 30-day closure or $4,950 fee, announces Oregon Liquor Control Commission. Source: Under-21 sales spark high fines for pot shops

Legal tobacco age rises to 21

Oregon joins 4 other states in raising age limit to buy tobacco products like cigarettes and vapes. Source: Legal tobacco age rises to 21

Eagle Creek Fire suspect faces charges

The 15 year-old Vancouver, Wash., boy who allegedly started the still-burning Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge is facing multiple charges in juvenile court, the Hood River District Attorney’s office announced Thursday. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Eagle Creek Fire suspect faces charges

ODFW: Wildlife, vegetation will adapt after fire subsides

As the Eagle Creek Fire continues to burn, area residents have a lot to worry about. Homes and businesses are being threatened in the communities that have been evacuated, air quality has led to medical issues, and many are trying to find a place to stay while they wait for things to settle down. One […]
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