Katie Skibba

Soaking in Seattle

By Katie Skibba / May 9, 2022

Are you feeling the dreaded burnout? The imbalance of life and work is about to bring you down, but you don’t know how to counteract it with only having a weekend to escape?  While it may not be the most exostic of places to go, Seattle can provide a quick change of scenery. Just a…

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High-end cookies worth the dough

By Katie Skibba / April 23, 2022

In a world full of desserts, the cookie is one of the most well known. In a quest to open the cookie shop of their dreams, Jason McGowan and Sawyer Hemsley opened the first Crumbl Cookie in 2017 in Logan, Utah. Starting with the classic chocolate chip, they eventually started the now weekly rotation of…

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Throw the night away in style: Local axe throwing gaining popularity

By Katie Skibba / February 27, 2022

“Throw out whatever kind of logging, lumberjack, or red-neck preconception you had about axe throwing,” said Lani Eversage of Blue Ox Axe in Oregon City. “You’ll be surprised how much you like it here.”  We got the opportunity to spend an hour at his facility on a Saturday night. Seeing the activity gain popularity on…

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College offers counseling, free lunch to help staff and students navigate the pandemic

By Katie Skibba / February 26, 2022

It’s undeniable, the last two years have been a challenge. From emotional to mental, there have been points of struggle, doubt, fear, anxiety and depression. The question is, how is the struggle being addressed among students and faculty?  A few key people on campus have the roles of looking out for faculty and students, and…

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Carnival cruising during COVID

By Katie Skibba / December 12, 2021

Cruise vacations — what other vacation can you unpack once, visit multiple places, and have unlimited food and entertainment steps away from your room?  They seem like the perfect vacation, or at least until the COVID-19 pandemic hit and hundreds of people got stuck on ships while the virus made its way through cabins.  The…

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Winter events offer fun close to home

By Katie Skibba / November 30, 2021

The holiday season is here, which means it’s almost winter break for us here at Clackamas Community College, starting Dec. 11. While some might have the grand idea of packing their bags and leaving for an extravagant vacation, that just isn’t a possibility for a lot of us, whether it’s due to budget, not feeling…

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Portland Timbers defeat Minnesota Loons during Western Conference playoffs

By Katie Skibba / November 29, 2021

On Nov. 21, the Portland Timbers, who ended their regular season 4th place in the Western Conference, prepared to take on the Minnesota Loons, who ended in 5th place, for the first game of the Western Conference MLS playoffs in Providence Park in Portland, Oregon. Having lost both regular season games against Minnesota, the stakes…

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Smart thinking can help you fly through the pandemic

By Katie Skibba / November 9, 2021

It’s been almost two years since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic changed the travel lifestyle around the world.  Countries shut down their borders, some allowing no one in and no one out, some allowing only citizens to return, but under strict guidelines.  How can we forget the photos of multiple airplanes parked on the…

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Rocky Horror Picture Show is Back at The Clinton

By Katie Skibba / May 26, 2021

After over a year of being closed, the iconic Portland Clinton Theatre was able to open its doors back to the public, bringing the Saturday night showings of the 1975 cult classic, Rocky Horror Picture Show, to the screen once again.

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From job transition to new safety developments, Tom Sonoff shares all

By Katie Skibba / May 19, 2021

Have you been curious what a college campus security office has been up to since the crowds at Clackamas Community College have been lower than ever? The Clackamas Print had the chance to catch up with the college’s head of security, Tom Sonoff, to find out how things have changed for him and what we…

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