College cancels classes in anticipation of protest

When I arrived at the Berry Hill shopping center in Oregon City on Friday, May 21, I felt as though I had entered a Call of Duty game.  In the corner of the parking lot, dozens of men were gathered around a massive American flag. Many were dressed in tactical gear and were armed with…

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Dave Hunt wins reelection to Clackamas Community College board with arraignment looming

Dave Hunt CCC Board

Clackamas Community College District, Director, Zone 3 Special Election results By Laura Canida Results show Dave Hunt as the probable winner over write-in candidate David W. Kays for Clackamas Community College’s Director, Zone 3 position which serves Gladstone, Oak Grove, and Jennings Lodge areas. The unofficial results were updated on Clackamas County’s election web page…

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Oregon City to hold special election March 9

Oregon City will be holding a special election on March 9 to elect a new mayor. The special election comes in the wake of the recall of Mayor Dan Holladay. Holladay came under scrutiny after racially charged comments, which he made online, came to light. His removal followed a campaign mounted by a committee, which…

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Mayor of Milwaukie brings his passion for photographing the outdoors to his job as advocate for the environment

Mark Gamba has shot photos for magazines ranging from National Geographic to Sports Illustrated. Currently, he is the mayor of Milwaukie, Oregon. He is in his second term and has lofty goals, including making Milwaukie completely environmentally stable by 2040. After his final term as mayor is up, he plans to run for Congress or…

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“No justice, no peace”: PDX protestors vow to continue marching in wake of George Floyd’s death

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] June 2, 6:15 p.m. “A-C-A-B!” “A-C-A-B!” “A-C-A-B!” “Nah, nah, nah — I don’t wanna hear any of that! We don’t like that!”  We had already marched from Pioneer Courthouse Square up and across the Burnside Bridge to join up with another protest happening at Washington High School; marchers from downtown Portland filtered into the…

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Oregon prepares to vote

November is upon us once more and that means it is time for the midterm elections. This year, the stakes are high for both parties on a national level, as the Democrats and Republicans fight for control of both houses of the U.S. Congress. The outcome is likely to have lasting repercussions over the next…

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Medical professionals are called for government official

The Clackamas Fire Department and American Medical Response arrived in Roger Rook hall on Tuesday around 11:30 a.m. A visiting representative of the Federal Government became unresponsive, and suffered tremors, according to enrollment services coordinator Lindsey Pierce. “[She was] checking on the price of fees, and she just had a series of questions she had…

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Yes, freedom of speech is important

  The right to free speech. One of the contentious rights given to us by the Founding Fathers. Though often misattributed to God, our rights actually stem from the Bill of Rights, and any amendments to the constitution based on changing times and what we as a society believe is needed. Why is Freedom of…

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Political Perspectives: Gun control

Topic: Gun Control Over the last decade, one of the most contentious topics in the political world has been gun control. Although gun laws have largely remained stagnant at the federal level since the expiration of the Federal Assault Weapons Ban in 2004. Despite this, the debate over the proper handling of guns in the…

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