Special Events/Holidays

Clackamas County on the hunt for a name

By Ethan M. Rogers / February 23, 2024

By Ethan M. Rogers Clackamas County’s Water and Environment Services is looking to join the international community by continuing the tradition of naming their tunnel boring machine, or TBM. Set to begin digging a new outfall pipeline later this year, the county is on the hunt for a name suitable for their TBM. Bay Area…

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A fresh take on Our Town

By Eva King / November 28, 2023

    By Eva King   The script for the play, “Our Town,” by Thornton Wilder, is extremely boring. Reading it was painful.  I had to stop reading during act two and take a nap. Bad as the script is, Clackamas Community College’s presentation of the classic gave it a breath of fresh air from…

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First annual winter fair at Clackamas County Fairgrounds

By Rebekah Thompson / December 22, 2020

The Clackamas County Fairgrounds will be hosting it’s very first Winter Fair drive-through lights display. The fairgrounds have been decorated with 200,000 Christmas lights which span 1/4 mile through the fairgrounds, featuring a mostly western and cowboy theme. The hopes are that this will become an annual event.  Usually, this time of year, the fairgrounds…

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Clackamas County Scare Fair open through Nov.1

By Jordy Villagomez / October 27, 2020

On the weekends from now until Nov. 1, the Clackamas County fairground is hosting its first Scare Fair. The fair is taking place at 694 N.E. 4th Ave. in Canby and is open from 7 p.m. to midnight.  With COVID-19 in mind, the event is a drive-through styled Halloween experience. Visitors can enjoy displays put…

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Passing out halloween candy COVID-19 style

By Brianna Hall / October 27, 2020

One may question with COVID-19 right now: are holidays cancelled?  Halloween is coming up and kids are wanting to trick-or-treat, however,  in having to keep a 6-foot distance, passing out candy has become near impossible to do and you can’t trust kids to “just take one”, but thanks to Andrew Beattie, there’s a solution to…

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