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Publisher BCT 15223 South Henrici Road OREGON CITY Oregon City, Oregon 97045 Contributing Writers Dr. Joanne Gordon Amber Holveck Julie Paulsen Diane Plesset Sarah Smith Graphic Designer Heather Ausborn Advertising Amanda Hughart Dick Orr Photography Ingrid V. Aubry Mike Goff Ashley King Julie Paulsen Paradise Photography Tim Shea H.H. Watts Kathy Wiseman Printed by Image Pressworks Cover Photo Main Street, Downtown Oregon City by Ingrid V. Aubry
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oregon city chamber welcome 4 b o a r d o f d i r e c t o r s 4 t h e c i t y m e s s a g e f r o m t h e m a y o r 5 oregon city history 5 keeping it local oregon city is charm-ing 6
explore events & festivals recurring events things to see & do hidden treasures city parks
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in the know carnegie center 30 citizen involvement 30
tips & trends get your landscape in shape 8 spice up your landscape 12 container gardening 14 transform your kitchen 16
member directory 31 advertising directory 36
shopping local 17
taste of oc 38
other resources 37
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oregoncitychamber board of directors Mark Ellingson, Chair Lewis & Clark Bank
Sherrie Henson, Past-Chair Bank of the West Hope Loose, Chair Elect/Treasurer It Figures Bookkeeping & TLC Carpet Cleaning Dr. Joanne Gordon, Vice Chair Natural Health Works Judy Stanley, Vice Chair Harmony Road Music Center of Oregon Aaron Breniman Verdict Bar & Grill Janine Brooks BCT Dave Buel Buel’s Impressions Printing Cynthia Elam West Coast Bank Willamette Falls, Julie Paulsen
David Frasher (Appointed) City of Oregon City, City Manager
welcome from the executive director
Being part of a Metro area, there can be a tendency to consider all of Portland as a resource to meet our needs. As the Executive Director of the Oregon City Chamber, I’m always on the look-out for our community’s unique strengths to best promote Oregon City. What I’ve realized is that some of the most amazing resources and treasures can be discovered right here in our own backyard— Oregon City. Certainly I want to share reasons for people to visit Oregon City, but of equal or greater importance is helping build pride within our community.
lifestyle magazine, published three times a year, just for Oregon City. In designing this new publication we’ve taken the most helpful sections from the community guide and joined it with features that will benefit you, the people who live, work and play here in Oregon City.
For years our Chamber produced a Business Directory/Community Guide to help market our area businesses and provide access to community resources. However, we determined that our printed business directory needed to transition to a new and unique
We welcome your comments about the magazine and submissions of your own local hidden treasures. On behalf of those who have dedicated time and resources into this magazine, please enjoy this first issue of Around Town. z
We will take you Around Town to help you discover those “Hidden Treasures” right around the corner, as well as introduce local experts to help you with “Tips & Trends”. Throughout this new magazine we offer interesting articles, local happenings, and helpful resources that will give you a deeper appreciation for what Oregon City has to offer. You’ll also find a special feature “Taste of OC” which gives you first hand access to recipes from chefs at local restaurants!
Mary Heins My Mother Knows Jeff Landstrom State Farm Insurance Blane Meier Meier Wealth Management, Inc. Torrey Murphy Metro IT Roger Rada (Appointed) O.C. School District, Superintendent Tim Shea CCC Small Business Development Center Vicki H. Yates. P.C. Attorney at Law
Amber Holveck Oregon City Chamber Executive Director Julie Paulsen Oregon City Chamber Communications Coordinator
thecity a history... Oregon City is the first incorporated city west of the Mississippi River. Founded in 1829 by Dr. John McLoughlin at the base of the thundering Willamette Falls, Oregon City was the destination for thousands of Oregon Trail pioneer settlers in the 1840s. With its rich heritage and natural beauty, the City at the End of the Oregon Trail continues to connect visitors to our nation’s pioneering past. Oregon City was the first State Capital and is the County Seat of Clackamas County.
a message from the mayor Welcome to Oregon City, a place where people and possibilities unite! Our community has changed impressively during the past few years. Oregon City now projects a more positive image, upgraded facilities, new businesses and gathering places, an enhanced waterfront and a revitalizing Main Street. Why? Because community leaders, citizens, service providers, and the business community worked together to make it happen. Things Truly Look Different Here! This old state tourism slogan reflects our achievements and also our uniqueness. We are proud of both. City of Oregon City PO Box 3040 625 Center Street, Oregon City 503-657-0891 www.orcity.org Mayor & Commissioners Alice Norris, Mayor Doug Neeley, Commission President James Nicita, Rocky Smith, Jr., Daphne Wuest City Hall/Information. . . . . . . . . . 503-657-0891 Building Division. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-722-3789 Business Licenses. . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-657-0891 City Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-496-1505 City Recorder/City Commission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-496-1505 Municipal Court. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-657-8154 Cemetery. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-657-8299 Parks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-496-1201
Congratulations to the Oregon City Chamber of Commerce in rolling out ‘Oregon City Around Town!’ This new magazine is another symbol of Oregon City’s evolution. It reflects the new spirit of collaboration, outreach and leadership. It promotes Oregon City’s aspirations toward sustainable economic vitality. It underscores the livability we cherish. May it serve as a guide to Oregon City’s unique treasure trove of assets: our historic buildings and sites, our distinctive restaurants and shops, our valuable waterfront and recreation resources, and our friendly helpful people. Through strong partnerships, the positive changes will continue. With a focus on the future and a commitment to excellence, things will continue to Look Different Here.
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Oregon City is home to shopping areas, recreational opportunities, businesses, and a wide variety of historical and cultural attractions dedicated to celebrating the Pioneer spirit. Rich history, natural beauty, and a progressive community have found a home in Oregon City. It is the blend of old and new that makes Oregon City such a vibrant place to live, work, and play.
Location Oregon City is located approximately 13 miles south of Portland, along the banks of the Willamette and Clackamas Rivers. INCORPORATED 1844 Elevation 55’ Downtown District 350’ Hilltop District Area 9.2 Square miles within City limits Climate Monthly Avg. Low..............................................35F Monthly Avg. High.............................................82F Hottest Month.............................................. August Coldest Month.............................................January Driest Month..................................................... July Wettest Month........................................ December Avg. Annual Precip........................................47.060 Source: Oregon Climate Service
Population 2008.............................................................31,404 Median Household Income........................$60,979 2009 Median House Sold......................... $263,000 City Resident Tax Rates $18.1884 per $1000 assessed value for: Education, General Government, Clackamas Fire District, Bonds, etc. Source: Clackamas County Assessor’s Office – www.clackamas.us OREGON CITY AROUND TOWN
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oregon city is charm-ing by Julie Paulsen
Oregon City is Charming. The words began as a slogan for a charm bracelet program. By the time summer 2009 was over, those words had taken on more meaning than anyone could have foreseen. The charms for the bracelets were indeed “Charming”. However, it was the people who made the words come to life: girlfriends collecting together, husbands for wives, fathers for daughters, and grandmothers for granddaughters. The people of Oregon City were charming. The looks of delight when they saw the charms, the shyness of children handing over a rumpled dollar, the surprise in their voices when they talked about a new business they had discovered in town. The first 200 bracelets and charms sold out more rapidly than anyone could have anticipated. More were ordered, waiting lists were started, and a special charm was sold the day of the Antique Fair. The program 6
exceeded expectations as more and more people, both visitors and residents, discovered just how Charming Oregon City really is. This program provides an opportunity for residents and visitors alike to explore local businesses you may or may not have visited previously. We encourage charm collectors to take at least a few minutes to look around, read a menu, make a purchase. “My friends and I made a fun social outing of it and broke it into sections that we could walk. My kids had to sample something at every stop. We literally ate our way down the entire length of Main Street,” said Laurie Pearson, a resident of Oregon City.
This year Oregon City will be “Charming” once again, with over 20 charms available. Some of the businesses will be the same as last year, but will be featuring a new charm. There are also new businesses that will be participating. In addition, charms will be available earlier this year. The charms and bracelets will go on sale in early May and will be sold until late October or while supplies last. Each charm costs $1.00. However, there will be one special cast silver charm honoring our Municipal Elevator that will be sold for $3.00. A complete list of businesses and images of the charms for sale are available in a brochure at each location, as well as online at www.oregoncity.org.
keeping it local a fun activity to do with my friends. Charming is like a giant scavenger hunt around Oregon City.”
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This year, bracelets can be purchased for $5.00 at the following locations: the office of the Oregon City Chamber (1201 Washington Street); Friends of the Oregon City Library Used Bookstore (502 7th Street); and My Mother Knows (1105 Linn Avenue). Each of those locations will also have a unique charm available for purchase.
Most of the businesses are locally owned and operated. They need us to support their business so Oregon City continues to be “Charming”. z
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get your landscape in shape by Julie Paulsen
Spring & Summer are treasured here in Oregon City by those of us who enjoy our outdoor living spaces. I have assembled some tips & trends from local experts that will help you get the most out of your outdoor living space whether you have a home with a full yard, a townhome with limited landscaping, or an apartment with a patio or porch. A little work can yield great results & create a wonderful outdoor area for you to enjoy all summer & into the fall. Remember to ask our local experts for advice & purchase your supplies right here in Oregon City. Everything you need is right here in your own “backyard.”
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thatching and aerating • This is the first step in attaining a healthy lawn. Thatching clears out the unwanted dead grass and moss to give space for healthy grass. Aerating to a 3 inch depth allows water, air, and nutrients to the roots and helps the grass grow thicker and healthier. You can find these items at your local hardware store.
LIME • An application of lime helps keep the pH balance in favorable conditions for the lawn. It is best to apply lime in December but go ahead and apply in early spring 8
if you haven’t done so already. Then apply a spring-time fertilizer for an added boost, that doesn’t exceed 25% in nitrogen. WEEDS • Tough weeds require individual attention and specific chemical applications. Some need to be applied to leaves for absorption and others to roots. Make sure you identify which application is best for the weed you want to eliminate. Nonchemical treatments that are effective are hard to find. The best defense against weeds is to establish and maintain a healthy lawn.
PRUNING • As for pruning, trees are easier to prune when the leaves are off and you can see where the branches are overlapping. However, feel free to trim when necessary. Flowering bushes should be pruned only after they are done flowering. Know your plant and check a reference book or online to find out where to prune as individual plants have specific needs. Information provided by Kris Buel of Oregon City Landscaping.
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When assessing your landscaping, take actions to reduce the risk of property loss due to wildfires. Canemah Bluffs, Newell Creek Canyon and Waterboard Park have been specifically identified as local areas at risk. Everyone should be aware of ways to reduce the spread of fire through their landscaping.
3 Rs FOR A FIRE-SAFE LANDSCAPE - - REDUCE REMOVE Reduce the chances for fire to spread for 100 feet around structures. For example: - Prune low hanging and dead limbs - Mow grass and keep weeds from growing near structures
Remove flammable materials from within 30 feet of structures, such as: - Dead plants - Wood piles - Highly flammable plants (i.e. arborvitae, eucalyptus, pampas grasses)
Information provided by Tim DeLano of Hopkins Demonstration Forest.
FIRE RESISTANT PLANTS
Replace what you have reduced and removed with more fire-resistant choices in your landscape.There are a wide array of fire-resistant plants that are also very attractive and colorful (see inset on this page). For more information, visit www.firewise.org.
PLEASE NOTE: Fire-resistant doesn’t mean fireproof! Keep your plants well maintained with proper watering and pruning!
Armeria Maritima- Sea Thrift Harty grass with pink or white pompom flowers. Blooms May-June.
DELPHINIUM Tall beatutiful spike flowers in lots of colors. Makes a great border. Blooms July-September.
HOSTAs A great shade perennial with fragrant bell shaped flowers. Blooms JulyAugust.
CAMPSIS RADICANS0- Trumpet vine Green Foliage vine with large orange trumpet flowers. Attracts butterflies. Blooms July-September.
GAILLARDIA- Blanket flowers Grayish foliage with daisy-like flowers in bright colors. Drought Tolerant. Blooms June-September.
LAVANDULA-Lavender Attractive purple flowers that are great dried flowers and popular fragrance. Blooms July-October.
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There are some simple tips that can help you get the most enjoyment out of your vegetable garden. First and foremost, don’t be afraid. Vegetable gardening is about trial and error. If a vegetable doesn’t grow in one spot, plant it somewhere else next time. Plant a variety of things. Vegetables always taste better when you grow them yourself. In May, the best vegetables to plant are beans, corn, potatoes, carrots, squash, tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers. They will thrive during the warmer summer months. Tomatoes and peppers should not be planted together. Tomatoes, like most vegetables, prefer sweet soil whereas peppers prefer acidic soil. Condition the soil with lime to create sweetness. Corn also grows better with extra nitrogen in the soil. It is also good to alternate the location where you plant tomatoes and potatoes every year. Potatoes clean the soil creating a good growth environment for tomatoes the following year. Tomatoes prefer a deep watering once a week. Fertilize them in the beginning and one time when the bush is developing, but don’t fertilize after the bush develops because the fertilizer encourages the plant to get bushier and reduces the tomato yield. To plan ahead, “cole” crops should be planted in the fall and early spring. They are often misunderstood as “cold” crops but that mistake does help you remember when these vegetables thrive. Lettuce, celery, beets, carrots, peas, onions, broccoli, cabbages, and spinach prefer cooler growing times. No matter the season, remember to plant flowers among the vegetables in your garden. The bright colors of the flowers will attract bees which then pollinate your vegetables and increase the yield. Finally, all gardens are prone to pests whether insect, bird, or animal. There are some organic options for insects, but pesticides for gardens are contact killers not residual and do not penetrate the plants. The best prevention is a row cover, a mesh fabric that allows rain and sun to penetrate but stops pests of all varieties. Information provided by Carol Buche of Wilco Farm Store.
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Lawn mowers, aerators, and rototillers are the primary power tools needed for yard maintenance. Aerators and rototillers are typically only used once per year so evaluate cost benefits of owning and maintaining versus renting. Lawn mowers should be “freshened” in spring before first use. Changing the oil and sharpening the blades are very important. If your mower has been properly serviced for winter storage it should start readily once you put in new fuel. Gas goes stale in roughly 30 days, so if you do not use your mower in that time frame, you should drain the old gas and put in new. It is best to allow this equipment to cool before storing it until the next use. To preserve your equipment investment and keep repair costs down, be certain you winterize your machinery. This is important and inexpensive, yet 99 percent of owners do not winterize properly.
CLACKAMAS FIRE DISTRICT #1 Finally, to finish freshening up outdoors, rent a pressure washer and wash the sides of your house, sidewalk and other pavement to clear away moss and debris. z Information provided by Rob Clark of Clark’s Lawn & Garden.
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spice up your landscape by Dr. Joanne Gordon
Planting herbs in your landscape is a great way to enjoy the freshness and flavor of home-grown spices right in your own back (or front) yard. Incorporating some basic spices into your garden will ensure a constant supply of basic cooking herbs like sage, rosemary, thyme and lavender. It’s time to enjoy the fruits of your labor outdoors and in the kitchen.
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Sage is a popular decorative garden plant and works well as a border shrub. The purple variety, Salvia officinalis, is used in medicine and is more effective than its green counterpart. Sage contains essential oils, notably thujone, which gives sage its distinct aroma. Sage has a calming effect on the body. It can ease muscle cramping, help with menopausal symptoms and relieve sweating. More recent studies have shown Sage to be helpful with memory in people with Alzheimer’s disease.
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Rosemary is an evergreen shrub that grows in many parts of the world and has been used medicinally for centuries. Rosemary was one of Shakespeare’s herbs of remembrance and rightly so since Rosemary contains more than 12 memory-genic compounds. Rosemary has many other uses too. When used internally, Rosemary will help with digestion, rid parasites and is an excellent antioxidant. The essential oil can be used topically to ease arthritic pain. When inhaled, the oil is regarded as an uplifting and energizing stimulant. I have had a Rosemary shrub outside my office for many years. Who needs to buy herbs at the store when they grow Consider Your Alternatives: outside your door! - Naturopathic Medicine - Acupuncture
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Thyme derives its name from the Greek word for courage (knights would wear Thyme on their tunics). In France, they used thyme as a symbol for the republican spirit, but the Romans understood its medicinal value and used it for coughs, a digestive aid and intestinal parasites. Thyme is also a great anti-septic and it is one of the main ingredients used in many mouthwashes, including Listerine. Thyme is used in all types of dishes and complements most vegetables.
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Lavender is a beautiful, aromatic, hardy plant that will tolerate many growing conditions. Lavender is a member of the mint family and is a close relative to rosemary, sage, and thyme and is often used in combination with these herbs. Lavender is often substituted for rosemary in many bread recipes. The flowers add beautiful color to salads. When cooking with lavender it will add an exotic sweet floral flavor to your dish. For medicinal purposes, Lavender flowers can be made into a tea to help relieve tension headaches, muscle cramps, colic and indigestion. Lavender helps decrease anxiety and irritability. Lavender’s oil has significant anti-septic and antibacterial actions and may be applied undiluted to insect bites and stings. The diluted oil can be applied to sunburns, over achy muscles and joints and cold sores. Lavender is also considered to be an uplifting herb that can help with depression. z Before using any herbs for medicinal purposes, please contact your physician. Dr. Joanne Gordon is a naturopathic physician practicing at Natural Health Works in Oregon City. All herb photos are © marilyn barbone - Fotolia.com.
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One doesn’t need a lot of space to get in on the “grow your own” craze; if you have room for a few potted flowers on the porch or patio, then you have room for vegetables. Most any garden container can hold vegetable plants, however bigger is better, to allow room for the fast growing plants. A grouping of simple terra cotta pots looks timeless and would fit in with most any home exterior. A repurposed galvanized water trough would fit either with a farm house or a home with sleek modern styling. Choose containers that allow for good
drainage and raise them up on pot feet or casters to ensure the drain hole stays clear. Vegetables by the front door? Don’t be so quick to dismiss that idea. Many vegetable plants are as attractive as the annual flowers we buy each year; most vegetables are, after all, annuals with flowers that mature into fruit! Eggplant have, large green leaves,
bright purple flowers and dark shiny purple fruit; the herb Basil comes in a variety of leaf sizes in colors ranging from light green through dark purple; and tomatoes range from yellow, to red, to striped, and beyond. When choosing which plants to grow, consider what your family eats, what is hard to find at the local grocery store, and
tips&trends what tastes best immediately after harvest. regularly, maybe as often a twice as day in Whatever you plant needs to be worth the the heat of summer. A large pot of moist soil limited room available. Some vegetables with a fruit laden plant in it can be heavy: are better suited for container gardening make sure that any structure your pot sits than others; generally choose dwarf or on can accommodate the extra weight. your bedroom specialty store bush type plants for best results. If there is space to situate your pot next to a trellis, For more information on growing vegeyou could grow climbing vegetables like tables check out Sarah Smith’s Edible Garbeans, cucumbers, or even little watermelons. dening in Containers Tip Sheet: http://thegardensmith.com/TipSheets. z Most vegetables and herbs require at least 6 Sarah Smith owns The Gardensmith Landscape Design in Milhours of sun per day; however they will do waukie, OR. She occasionally takes a day off to help Weathbest if the pot itself is shaded to keep the erford’s Grand Lodge Chef Matthew Castellani with cooking demonstrations at the Oregon City Farmers Market… she soil temperature down on the extremely hot always finds at least one vegetable start that she must bring days. The containers will need to be watered home to add to her year-round edible garden. You may contact
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Spring is here – officially! Oregon City is dressed in a multitude of greens, accented by every color of the rainbow– including glorious rainbows! Do you feel the urge to freshen up your kitchen? Do you feel overwhelmed because there is so much you want to do? Below are several tips to help you transform your kitchen for warm-weather entertaining. Following these tips will help you, your family and guests enjoy your kitchen much more!
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$ Shuffle everything into storage that you $ Revitalize with new wall colors
won’t need for at least six months • Turkey roasting pan • Large stock pot • Canned food (soup, pumpkin) • Holiday dishes and serving pieces
$ Sell or donate anything that you haven’t used since last spring
$ Retrieve things from storage that you’ll
need in the next six months • Barbecue equipment and accessories • Ice cream maker • Picnic basket and accessories • Canning equipment
$ Add colorful accents
• Flowers and vegetables in vibrant containers • Goodwill and flea market treasures
$ Add new cabinet pulls, or replace existing cabinet pulls
(be courageous!) • Consider adjacent rooms • Remember, lighting affects colors
$$ Change light fixtures $$ Paint or reface dark cabinets • •
Painting and refacing do not resolve all problems Before you invest, get new appliances if you need them (+$/$$)
$$ Replace your countertop (there is a
wonderful selection available!) • Laminate • Glazed tile • Stone tile • Solid surface • “Eco-friendly” products • Engineered stone • Stone
$$ Install new flooring, or refinish existing
Diane Plesset is the principal of D. P. Design. She is a Certified Master Kitchen-Bath Designer, a Certified Interior Designer, and a Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist.
$$ Replace the door to your patio (or
add a new, convenient door [+$]
$$ Buy a new barbecue $$$ Install an outdoor kitchen $$$ Replace your existing patio, or create
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$$$ Remodel your existing kitchen*
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local events & festivals by Julie Paulsen
Oregon City is filled with events and activities! Whether you enjoy art, music, theatre, carnival rides or antiques, you will be able to find an event for you or your whole family to attend this summer. We encourage you to mark those events you do not want to miss on your calendar. Also check out the Things to See and Do on page 24 and our Events Calendar on the Chamber’s website www.oregoncity.org. Make this summer in Oregon City one to remember!
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Deadly Dancing May 7 and 14, 6:30 PM Presented by New Century Players Weatherford’s Grand Lodge, 602 7th Street
Ballroom Dancers! Intrigue! A Murder! What more could you ask for in our annual interactive murder mystery dinner theatre! Don’t miss out on the moves….legal and illegal! Please join us for our annual interactive, murder mystery Dinner Theatre! All seats $45, includes three-course dinner and show. No-host bar.
11th Annual Pioneer Family Festival Friday, May 14 – Sunday, May 16 Clackamette Park
This three day event is fun for the entire family. Featuring: a huge carnival and midway; entertainment area; skateboard competition; BMX competition; large vendor and food booth areas; history displays; and the Teddy Bear Parade. Visit www.pioneerfamilyfestival.com for details.
13th Annual Teddy Bear Parade Saturday, May 15, 10:30 am
The parade begins at 10th and Main Street and continues down Main Street behind the Oregon City Shopping Center into Clackamette Park. The Teddy Bear Parade is dedicated to highlighting the needs of families and children in crisis while honoring our county’s emergency personnel. The parade gathers new stuffed animals that are given to local Emergency Services such as police and fire departments, hospitals, and women’s shelters.
exploreoc BINGO and Pasta Dinner Saturday, May 15, 6:00 – 9:00 pm Pioneer Community Center, 615 Fifth Street
A benefit for Fill a Stocking Fill a Heart. Suggested donation: $15 adults, $10 seniors, $5 kids. Covers dinner and BINGO cards. Raffle tickets also for sale. Over 100 BINGO prizes from which to choose.
The Secret Garden May 20-22 and May 27-29, 7:30 pm Presented by Oregon City High School Performing Arts Department OCHS Theatre, 19761 S Beavercreek Road
Based on the children’s book by Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden tells the story of Mary Lennox, an orphan who comes to live with her reclusive uncle at Misselthwaite Manor and discovers a secret garden that has been abandoned for ten years. With the help of other characters, the mysteries of the Manor are solved and Mary discovers that selflessness can open the secret door to happiness. Tickets: $8.00.
Memorial Day Celebration Monday, May 31, 10:00 am Mt. View Cemetery, 500 Hilda Street
This year’s ceremony will feature keynote speaker Dave Hunt, Oregon’s Speaker of the House; aerial fly-over by airmen of the 142nd Fighter
Wing; presentation of colors; playing of Taps; placing of wreaths; music from local middle school band; tours of the historic Pioneer Cemetery; activities for children; and food and refreshments. Celebrate this day to remember, reflect and honor those we have lost.
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Comedy in Music Sunday, June 6, 3:00 pm Presented by Willamette Falls Symphony Oregon City United Methodist Church 18955 South End Road
Music will include a piece by PDQ Bach and a variety of pieces guaranteed to keep you laughing such as Concerto for Cell Phone and Orchestra. Tickets are available at the door: $10 Adult, $7 Student and Senior, and Children under 12 free with adult or senior.
Open Studios of Beavercreek June 11, 12 & 13, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Take a lovely drive in the country and visit with over 30 local artists at many different studios offering fantastic art for show & sale. Learn how to win one of our $50 gift certificates and download our tour map at our website below: www.openstudiosofbeavercreek.com.
Clackamas Co Lavender Festival June 26- 27, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Oregon Lavender Farm, 20949 S. Harris Road, Oregon City
5 miles past Carver off Springwater Road Activities include: A morning demonstration of lavender distillation, country & contemporary music, lavender picking, booths and speakers on agriculture related topics, Clackamas County Master Gardeners, food & wine tasting, Oregon Trail Brewing, Heaven Scents coffee bar, kite flying, lavender ice cream and more. For more information: www.libertynatural.com/olf/
American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life June 26-27, 2010; Saturday 9:00 am through Sunday 9:00 am Clackamas Community College
Celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease. Teams camp out at the school and take turns walking or running around the track. Because cancer never sleeps, Relay is an overnight, 24-hour event. The community is invited to enjoy entertainment, food booths, fund-raising activities and cancer education throughout the Relay.
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Fiddler On The Roof August 5-22 Presented by Clackamas Repertory Theatre The Osterman Theatre in the Niemeyer Center, Clackamas Community College
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The Ladies Man July 8-25 Presented by Clackamas Repertory Theatre The Osterman Theatre in the Niemeyer Center, Clackamas Community College
In Belle Époque Paris, the recently married Dr. Hercule Molineaux tells “one, tiny, little, hardly noticeable lie” to cover an innocent but embarrassing indiscretion. From that single untruth tumbles a cascade of increasingly convoluted deceptions, misunderstandings and mistaken identities, all adding up to a hilariously zany and infectiously charming farce. Buy tickets online at www.clackamasrep.org.
BCT’s Backyard Bash Saturday, July 10, 2:00PM - 8:00 pm 15223 S Henrici Road
Don’t miss this community celebration event featuring live entertainment, a food court, kid’s corner, wine tasting, silent auction, bingo and more! All proceeds from the event go to eight local non-profit charities.
CCC Foundation/Lil’ Cooperstown Golf Invitational Monday, July 19, 1pm Shotgun Start Stone Creek Golf Club, 14603 S Stoneridge Drive, Oregon City, OR
$125 per person. Proceeds benefit the awardwinning Athletic Department of Clackamas Community College. Contact Vicki Smith 503594-3128.
First City Celebration Saturday, July 31, 11:00 am Downtown Oregon City
This is a first-time event that will evolve into an annual festival that celebrates the distinctive identity of Oregon City. Focused on building community pride, the event focuses on three of Oregon City’s strengths: an art market that celebrates the creative spirit of Oregon City, kid friendly crafts and activities that celebrate our youth and families, and wine tasting that celebrates Oregon City’s role as a gateway to local viniculture.
One of the most beloved musicals of all times, Fiddler On The Roof has touched audiences around the world with its humor, warmth and honesty. Its universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy and sadness. Buy tickets online at www.clackamasrep.org.
McLoughlin District Neighborhood Sale August 6 - 8, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
14th Annual Neighborhood yard sale in the Historic McLoughlin Neighborhood District and surrounding area. Maps and directories will be available at each site or can be downloaded from www.terristewart.com two days prior to the sale. Contact Terri Stewart at 503–493–6925.
15th Annual Open Air Antique Fair Sunday, August 29, 8:00am – 4:00pm Downtown Main Street
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recurring events First Friday Art Walks First Friday of every month 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Celebrate the Commerce and Culture of Oregon City with First Friday in Downtown Oregon City. Summer is here. Enjoy art and music downtown. Visit more than 30 locations on Main Street, Washington Street and Seventh Street. Oregon City Farmers Market Every Saturday beginning May 1 9:00am – 2:00pm 2051 Kaen Rd at Beavercreek Rd Clackamas Co Public Service Center
You will find all your favorite farmers & vendors plus a few new ones. This year there will be more food growing workshops, plus cheese-making, food preserving, & chicken-keeping workshops. Add live music, kid’s activities & scrumptious food to make for a grand time while buying fresh, local produce & goods. For information about the special events occurring this season, visit www.orcityfarmersmarket.com.
Oregon City Farmers Market Every Wednesday beginning June 2 3:00pm – 7:00pm 8th Street between Main St & Railroad Ave
The site of the original Farmers Market which opened in 1924. This first season of the mid-week market will have Seasonal Cooking Demos by Chefs from local restaurants plus cheese-making and food preserving workshops. There will be a wide selection of local fruit and vegetables, farm fresh eggs, local wines, breads and pastries, preserves, plants and cut flowers. There will be live music starting at 4:00 pm. For more information, visit www.ocfarmersmarket.com. Sundays at Three A New Play-Reading Series with CRT The Osterman Theatre in the Niemeyer Center, Clackamas Community College
Clackamas Repertory Theatre launches a new play-reading series featuring works of contemporary American playwrights that have not yet been produced in the area. These plays are edgier and wackier and contain some adult language and situations. Tickets are $5 general admission, and available at the door. Talkbacks with the director and cast follow every reading. Visit www2.clackamasrep.org for more information.
Concerts in the Park Every Thursday July 8 - August 26 6:30pm – 8:30pm The Carnegie Center
These free concerts present a variety of musical styles from symphony to Bluegrass. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs, purchase food from that week’s vendor and enjoy a summer evening of entertainment. The schedule can be found on the City website at www.orcity.org. Walk with the Spirits Friday & Saturday nights beginning July 9th McLoughlin Neighborhood & Downtown Oregon City Tours
Tour some of Oregon City’s historic neighborhoods while walking with the spirits into Oregon’s haunted history. Guests pass by some of the city’s most spirited places, hearing real ghost stories based on documented research. Listen to stories about Oregon’s first incorporated city and hear some of the city’s amazing legends and folklore. For more information, visit www. nwghosttours.com. z
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things to see and do Ermatinger House and Living History Tea & Textile Museum Built in 1845, this is the oldest Britsh-built house in Clackamas County. Lovejoy and Pettygrove flipped a coin here to decide the name of the City that is now Portland. Experience living history teas, explore the oldest house in Clackamas County and view beautiful vintage clothing. Call for hours. 619 6th Street • 503-650-1851 orcity.org/parksandrecreation/ermatinger-house
Haggart Observatory The only public observatory in Western Oregon, is open to the public at dusk on clear Saturdays. Located at the Clackamas Community College, John Inskeep Environmental Learning Center. 19600 S Molalla Ave • 503-657-6958 ext. 5665 http://depts.clackamas.cc.or.us/haggart
Hopkins Demonstration Forest 140 acre demonstration forest with three miles of trails, interpretive exhibits, covered picnic areas, drinking water, amphitheater. Activities include free 90-minute guided tours, geo-caches, educational programs, community events and volunteer projects. Open daily. 16750 S Brockway Road • 503-632-2150 www.demonstrationforest.com
McLoughlin Historic District Walking Tour Take a walk through history and Oregon City’s special historic architecture. Your own walking tour maps are available free to the public. You may pick them up from your Oregon City Chamber, the Visitors Center or most any historic destination listed here. 1201 Washington Street • 503-656-1619
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Operated by the National Parks Service, the McLoughlin House is open Wednesday though Saturday 10am - 4pm and Sunday 1- 4pm. Built in 1845 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this was the home of Dr. John McLoughlin, the “Father of Oregon”. The Barclay House is tied closely to the operation of the McLoughlin House and offers a book and gift shop. 713 Center Street • 503-656-5146 www.mcloughlinhouse.org
The free Trolleys run from Mid-June through Labor Day and travel throughout Oregon City’s Historic District with many stops along the route allowing the riders to explore many points of interest and shops. 503-496-1571
Oregon City Golf Club at Lone Oak An 18-hole course situated on over 100 acres of gently rolling terrain with picturesque views, wellmaintained tree-lined fairways, and generous greens offers a challenging and visually appealing walking or riding experience. Excellent drainage and a progressive maintenance program provide an attractive setting to patrons, year-round, from all over the Pacific Northwest. 20124 S Beavercreek Road • 503-518-2846 www.ocgolfclub.com
Oregon City Municipal Elevator Take a ride to the top of the only outdoor municipal elevator in the United States for a scenic view of Oregon City and beyond. In 2008 the interior of the elevator was redone and Elevations in Transition, a public art project, was dedicated. The artwork consists of floor etchings and lenticular prints. Open Monday - Saturday, 6:45am - 7pm, and Sunday, 11am - 7pm. 300 7th Street • 503-657-0891 x405 www.orcity.org/publicworks/municipal-elevator
Oregon City Public Library The Summer Reading Program will take place with a variety of activities for children and teens. Check the library website for updates on their location and hours of operation as they transition from Danielsons Hilltop Mall. 503-657-8269 www.orcity.org/library
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Recreational and family swimming, adult lap swims, water exercise and American Red Cross swimming lessons are offered. During the summer there are Kid’s Connection and Aqua Camp activities available. The pool and party room may be rented as well. The Oregon City Swim Team is a competitive swim team offering an environment where all swimmer levels can be successful (for team info call 503-655-4169). 1211 Jackson Street • 503-657-8273 www.ocpool.org/swimmingpool
Rose Farm Completed in 1847, this is the oldest American home in Oregon City and the scene of early government meetings and social events. The Holmes Family settled their land claim after making the “Great Migration” in 1843. The property was nicknamed the ‘Rose Farm’ by friends and neighbors because of the many roses planted by Louisa Holmes. Open July through September. 915 Rilance Ln (corner of Holmes & Rilance Lanes) 503-656-5146 www.mcloughlinhouse.org/rosefarm.html
Ryan’s Float Flying Sea Plane Rides Take off from this sea plane’s dock in the historic Canemah District, along Hwy 99E. You will enjoy a personalized aerial tour of the sights up and down the Willamette River and surrounding areas. 602 1st Avenue • 503-880-9138
Stevens-Crawford Heritage House Open Wednesday through Friday 12pm- 4pm and Saturday through Sunday 1p - 4pm. Built in 1907-08, this home contains all original furniture of Medorem Crawford’s, who was a wagon master who brought pioneers across the Oregon Trail. 603 6th Street • 503-655-2866 Stone Creek Golf Club 18-hole golf course that captures the challenge of a highly rated course at a good value. Designed by Peter Jacobsen and Jim Hardy, the course is laid out over 165 acres of land with old-growth Douglas Firs, lakes, four wetlands, and forty-three bunkers. The front nine is more links-style while the back nine has more of a Northwest feel with tree lined fairways and elevation changes. Just a short drive south of Oregon City off Hwy 213. 14603 S Stoneridge Drive • 503-518-4653 www.stonecreekgolfclub.net
The Children’s Course This non-profit organization is dedicated to providing youth the opportunity to play golf. The 9-hole, par 3 course is supported by the USGA and affiliated with The First Tee program. 19825 River Road, Gladstone • 503-722-1530 www.thechildrenscourse.org z
A Warm Welcome from the Church in Oregon City The Church in Oregon City welcomes you!
We invite you to discover new bonds of friendship, the joy of worship, the satisfaction of service and especially God’s amazing love and grace. The leaders of local churches and ministries listed below meet together monthly for fellowship, planning and prayer. We’re from diverse denominations and backgrounds, but we join together in one cause in the service of Jesus Christ. It’s our conviction that we serve our community best by uniting around our common heritage of Christian faith- rather than focusing on our differences. We unite around an ancient statement of Christian faith, known as the Apostles’ Creed: I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord; Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit; born of the virgin Mary; suffered under Pontius Pilate; was crucified, dead and buried. He descended into hell. The third day He rose from the dead; He ascended into heaven; and is seated at the right hand of God, the Father Almighty; He will come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit; the holy catholic(universal) Church; the communion of saints; the forgiveness of sins; the resurrection of the body and the life everlasting. Amen. Whatever your own background or beliefs, we extend an open hand. Come experience our faith first-hand. You’ll be glad you did. Abundant Life Foursquare Christ Church Apostolic First Baptist “Every Marriage Matters” Hilltop Community House of Myrrh Ministries
Lower Highland Bible Mountain View Community New Life Oregon City NW Contexture/Bvercreek O. C. Baptist O. C. Bible Chapel
O. C. Calvary Chapel O. C. Christian O. C. Church of Christ O. C. Evangelical O. C. First Nazarene O. C. First Presbyterian
Oregon Trail Free Will Baptist Park Place Evangelical Prince of Life Lutheran River of Life Christian Cntr. Reformation Covenant
Southridge Foursquare Trinity Lutheran Victorious Faith Family Viola Ridge Christian Cntr. Zion Lutheran
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hidden treasures find these secret hot spots by Julie Paulsen
Every town has hidden treasures: artwork only a few people see regularly, walking paths only a few people travel, remnants of history only a few people know about. Oregon City is no exception. I have come across some of these hidden treasures on my own. After living here for 15 years, however, I am still surprised to learn about new ones. Some of these treasures are truly hidden while others are there in plain sight if we only take the time to look. This column will provide an opportunity for all of us to learn more about the city in which we live and work. I invite all of you to share your hidden treasures. Send me a location, description, and a photo if possible (email@example.com). I will share these treasures in upcoming issues.
Main Campus of Clackamas Community College The campus of our local community college may be one of the largest â€œhidden treasures.â€? The spacious campus provides many opportunities for exploration and discovery. There are Community Gardens, a home composting demonstration site, athletic fields, a jogging trail, and the Niemeyer Center. In addition, the cultural arts are an integral part of the campus. Fun, large-scale sculptures 26
adorn the outdoors and many of the buildings display the work of regional artists in a variety of mediums including painting, drawing, print making and mixed media. Being respectful of classes in progress, explore inside the buildings as well for artwork and interesting exhibits. The buildings are open weekdays until 6pm.
Historic Tiles at Liberty Plaza & up 7th Street Scattered through Liberty Plaza and up both sides of 7th Street from Center to Harrison Street, there are historic tiles or â€œmarkersâ€? that illustrate a snippet of Oregon City history. From an image of the Oregon City Locks in 1875 to the Odd Fellows Hall in 1922, these tiles provide a glimpse of what existed at particular locations in the past. Park at the top of the elevator, take a stroll up one side of 7th Street and down the opposite, go down the Grand Staircase to historic Downtown Main Street, and to Liberty Plaza located by the County Courthouse. Then, ride the elevator back up to your car. There is a brochure that provides detail about some of the tiles on Seventh Street. The brochures are available at the Oregon City Chamber office.
Waterboard Park This park runs up the bluff from the SW end of John Adams Street, near the armory, to the overlook at Creed Street. In between is a beautiful natural area with walking paths that brings a bit of wilderness into the middle of our city. The main path is paved but quite steep. It has also experienced landslides that resulted in some broken sections and drop-offs. The trails that lead off the main path do not necessarily loop around or lead to a destination but are a nice walk that can include some very uneven terrain. From the top at the overlook, there is an incredible view of Oregon City. On clear days, you can also see downtown Portland and several mountains including Mt. St. Helens.
Glimpse of Old Jail Windows off Main Street If you walk down the alley next to the McCald Building, 712 Main Street, and look up at the windows on the second floor you can see where bars have been cut out of three of the windows. In 1925, City Hall moved into that building with police headquarters on the lower floor and city offices on the second floor. The second floor also included the municipal courtroom and jail cells for men and women. The site of the building was the original location of the Oregon City Hose House #1 which faced Main Street with the 3rd City Jail behind it facing the alley. The jail in City Hall was the 4th jail. The first one was on the river bank near 3rd Street, and was burned down within a few years of its construction. The second was between 7th and 8th Streets, facing Railroad Avenue. z
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exploreoc Clackamas River Trail Main Street Extension The Clackamas River Trail was completed in 2004. The approximately one-mile trail runs through the Clackamette Cove area from the Main Street Extension to Washington Street, which connects to the footbridge to Gladstone. Hillendale Park 19260 Clairmont Way Hillendale is a 16-acre neighborhood park that includes a picnic shelter, tennis court, walking path and two play areas for children. Recent upgrades included the addition of new baseball and soccer, as well as reconstruction of the existing tennis courts and new parking lot. Jon Storm Park 1801 Clackamette Dr. Jon Storm Park is located on the bank of the Willamette River, just south of Clackamette Park. This park includes a free public dock.
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city parks Atkinson Park 1601 Jackson Street Atkinson Park is located in the mid level of the City, just 4 blocks north of the swimming pool. Atkinson Park possesses significant natural areas, great views, a restroom building and a picnic shelter. This park is also the site where the Buena Vista Clubhouse is located. The Clubhouse is available for rent to the public. Barclay Hills Park 13571 Barclay Hills Drive Barclay Hills Park is located in the eastern portion of town, near Mt. View Cemetery and Newell Creek Canyon. Facilities at this neighborhood park consist of a playground, a basketball court and a small open play area. Canemah Children’s Park 815 4th Ave Canemah Children’s Park is located in the Historic Canemah neighborhood. With a picnic shelter, a basketball court and a small play area, this neighborhood park offers a sense of Oregon City’s past. The park is also adjacent to Metro’s Canemah Bluff natural area.
Chapin Park 340 Warner Parrott Rd. This park is host to the majority of the sporting events in the City. This 18 acre park includes four baseball-softball diamonds and two soccer fields. A walking-jogging path surrounds the southern end of the park. This park also has a play area and a picnic shelter. Clackamette Park 1955 Clackamette Drive Clackamette Park lies at the confluence of the Willamette and Clackamas rivers in Oregon City, with easy access from I-205 and 99E. The park contains 38 parking spaces for RV camping on or with a view of the Willamette River. (Clackamette RV Park 503-657-8299) The beaches attract both the sun worshipper and the nature lover with sun, water, nature paths and wildlife! The Oregon City Skatepark, located near the entrance of the park, draws enthusiastic skateboarders from all over who enjoy the state of the art design. Enjoy boating or a variety of other activities in this regional park.
McLoughlin Promenade McLoughlin Promenade is a linear park on the bluff above downtown, which provides spectacular views of the Willamette River, Willamette Falls and downtown Oregon City. The site features a .4-mile pathway that runs along the bluff from the municipal elevator to the VFW hall. The Promenade is undergoing a restoration project of the walls, railings and sidewalk that will be completed in September. Old Canemah Park 150 3rd Ave Old Canemah Park is located in the Historic Canemah neighborhood. With walking trails, changing grades, picnic areas and beautiful views of the Willamette River, Old Canemah Park provides a relaxing escape. Park Place Park 16180 Front Ave This is the only developed park in the Park Place area. The 5-acre park contains natural areas, internal walking paths, a playground, restroom building and adequate parking. Richard Bloom Tots’ Park 802 6th Street Richard Bloom Tots’ Park is a small neighborhood park located across the street from the Carnegie Center. Facilities at the park consist of a tot playground, tot swings and a small restroom building.
Rivercrest Park 131 Park Drive Located among the towering fir trees, this six-acre neighborhood park includes two covered picnic areas, a new interactive spraypark, play area for children, t-ball field, and new tennis and basketball courts. Rivercrest Park is one of the most beautiful and heavily used parks in Oregon City. Singer Creek Park 130 Linn Avenue This park provides the nature lover with trails that wind through natural habitats along Singer Creek. Come explore the fruit orchards and walking paths in this 18-acre park. Waterboard Park 921 Waterboard Park Rd. The entrance to Waterboard Park is located at the end of John Adams Street, near the armory. Waterboard Park is a natural area boasting a beautiful view of Oregon City from Waterboard Park Promentory, walking paths and wildlife.
Wesley Lynn Park 12901 Frontier Parkway Located on Frontier Parkway off Leland Road on the southern end of Oregon City, Wesley Lynn is the first new park to be developed since 1983. This park currently boasts about 13.5 acres, and includes: 2 baseball/softball fields; 2 soccer/ multi-purpose fields; walking paths; picnic areas; large playground structure; parking lot; and lots of open space. Willamette Terrace McLoughlin Boulevard The first phase of the McLoughlin Boulevard enhancement project, completed in 2009, provides convenient connections between downtown & the riverfront. Majestic waterfall sculptures line the boardwalk leading to Jon Storm Park and the City of Gladstone. Basalt boulders provide a place to sit and enjoy the scenic Willamette River. z
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citizen involvement As an involved citizen you know what is going on in the community in which you live, work and/or play. When you are involved you see yourself as a stakeholder and can have a role in the decision-making process. There are so many ways to get involved whether its through our neighborhood associations, city committees, Meals on Wheels, schools, and much more. At the city, county and special district levels, there are numerous committees and task forces that seek your involvement: budgeting, parks and recreation, historic review are a few examples. The City of Oregon City website will open your eyes to many options – www.orcity.org. • Get involved in your local neighborhood association! Click on About Oregon City and then Neighborhoods. Carnegie Center, © H.H. Watts
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Oregon City’s Carnegie Center, located in the center of the historic McLoughlin District, is a model of architectural significance. Built in 1912 as a public library, it was funded in part by a grant from famous philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. From 1912 to 1994 the Carnegie Center was the location for Oregon City’s Public Library, until the library outgrew the facility. Subsequently it was reopened as a multiple use community center. The Carnegie Center has been vacant now since August 2008, but the Oregon City Commission hopes to determine a purpose for the Center the entire community can enjoy. Late in 2009 the Commission convened a Citizen Task Force to recommend new uses for the Carnegie Center. The task force is comprised of residents and businesspeople alike. A key component of this effort is public input. Carol Pauli, a member of the task force, shared that the citizen participation and response at an open house held in February exceeded expectations. “Based on feedback, it’s clear that many people have fond memories of going to Carnegie when it was a library. We are dedicated to ensuring that the future use of Carnegie will remain true to its original intent and fill a gap in Oregon City,” stated Pauli, who is owner/operator of KC’s Midway Bar & Grill and a city resident. After reviewing public input the task force will make a collective recommendation to our City Commission as to how the Carnegie Center should be utilized. Many residents wanted to see Carnegie as a branch library, however our community is not large enough to warrant this. Likely, the Carnegie Center will remain our community’s “living room” and house a multi-use arts and culture center. Beginning this summer, Carnegie Center will temporarily house a smaller version of the Oregon City Public Library until its permanent location, likely Eastham School, is ready. z 30
• Have a voice in the city by your participation on the Citizen Involvement Council or CIC, which coordinates and communicates various aspects of citizen participation in the community. Click on City Government and then on Boards & Commissions. • Additional volunteer positions are available through the Library, Meals on Wheels and more. In the search site box, type in the word “volunteer”. There are service and fraternal organizations here in Oregon City. You may find you have a connection with the core mission of one such organization. To reach representatives from these groups refer to page 37 of this magazine or search the web for each organization. If you have children in school, consider attending a parent/teacher organization or a school board meeting. Check out www.orecity.k12.or.us or simply call your child’s school for opportunities. Clackamas County offers a great deal of information on its website – www.clackamas.us. Once on the county website, click on the word “Volunteer” for a range of information. Clackamas Fire District #1 provides outstanding fire and emergency medical services to area residents. Consider becoming a volunteer firefighter or serve on a committee. To learn more at www.clackamasfire.com.
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memberdirectory Glass (con’t) GlassDoctor 13851 S. Beavercreek Rd, B101 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-656-8366 www.glassdoctor.com Golf Oregon City Golf Club Rose Holden 20124 S Beavercreek Road Oregon City, OR 97045 503-518-2846 www.ocgolfclub.com Pop’s Golf Shop 14326 SE Woodside Ave Milwaukie, OR 97267 503-659-7551 www.popsgolfshop.com Sah-Hah-Lee Golf Course 17104 SE 130th Avenue Clackamas, OR 97015 503-655-9249 www.sah-hah-lee.com Stone Creek Golf Club 14603 S Stoneridge Drive Oregon City, OR 97045 503-518-4653 www.stonecreekgolfclub.net The Children’s Course 19825 River Road Gladstone, OR 97027 503-722-1530 www.thechildrenscourse.org Government City of Oregon City 625 Center Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-657-0891 www.orcity.org Clackamas Co Business & Community Services 150 Beavercreek Road Oregon City, OR 97045 503-794-8022 Clackamas Co Business & Economic Development 150 Beavercreek Rd Oregon City, OR 97045 503-742-4329 www.clackamas.us/business Clackamas County www.clackamas.us See Other Resources pg 37 North Clackamas Parks & Recreation District 150 Beavercreek Road Oregon City, OR 97045 503-742-4414 www.clackamas.us/ncprd/ Oregon City Police Department Chris Taylor 320 Warner Milne Road Oregon City, OR 97045 503-657-4964 www.orcity.org/police South Fork Water Board 15962 S Hunter Avenue Oregon City, OR 97045 503-657-5030 www.sfwb.com
Graphic Design Exclamation Advertising & Graphic Design 8881 SE Casablanca Ct Clackamas, OR 97015 503-557-9819 www.exclamation4ads.com Magnetic Sign Co. Oregon City, OR 97045 503-631-4350 www.magneticsigncompanyoregon.com
Ramsden Fine Arts Oregon City, OR 97045 503-631-2998 firstname.lastname@example.org Grocers Haggen Food & Pharmacy 19701 Highway 213 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-451-7900 www.haggen.com Health & Fitness Anytime Fitness 1900 McLoughlin Blvd #36 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-657-3814 www.anytimefitness.com Curves 1414 Washington Street #2 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-650-6332 www.curves.com Janet Mann Nutrition Consulting 619 Madison Street #102 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-650-3801 www.jmannnutrition.com Shaklee Independent Distributor Harley & Kate Oaks Oregon City, OR 97045 503-723-5487 email@example.com Snap Fitness 19703 S Hwy 213 Suite 170 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-656-2580 www.snapfitness.com/oregoncity
Take Shape For Life Debbie Hoffman 503-829-2640 www.seethelite.tsfl.com Take Shape For Life Ramona Tracey 503-807-6455 www.lightentheload.tsfl.com Health Education Providence Willamette Falls Community Center 519 15th Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-650-6765 www.willamettefallshospital.org Hearing Aids Heritage Hearing Aid Center 19142 S Molalla Ave, Suite C Oregon City, OR 97045 503-518-3300 www.heritagehearingaids.com
Heating & Air Conditioning Oregon City Heating & Cooling PO Box 341 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-657-4304 firstname.lastname@example.org
Tri-County Temp Control 13150 S Clackamas River Drive Oregon City, OR 97045 503-557-2220 www.tricountytemp.com Homebuyer Education Clackamas Community Land Trust 11062 SE 21St Avenue Milwaukie, OR 97222 503-659-1618 www.clackamasclt.org Hospitals & Clinics Adventist Medical Center 10123 SE Market Street Portland, OR 97216 503-257-2500 www.adventisthealthnw.com Kaiser Permanente 500 NE Multnomah St. Portland, OR 97232 503-813-2630 www.kaiserpermanente.org Oregon Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Clinic 1508 Division St, #105 Oregon City OR 97045 503-656-0836 www.pdxortho.com Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center 1500 Division Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-656-1631 www.providence.org/pwfmc Hotels & Other Accommodations Best Western Rivershore Hotel 1900 Clackamette Drive Oregon City, OR 97045 503-655-7141 www.rivershorehotel.com Oxford Suites 75 82nd Drive Gladstone, OR 97027 503-722-7777 www.oxfordsuitesportlandsoutheast.com Human Resources Aware Safety Consulting, LLC PO Box 335 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-413-9053 www.awaresafetyconsult.com Individual Chamber Members Karin Morey Oregon City, OR 97045 503-557-8518 www.oclibraryfriends.org
Insurance Country Financial Bob Lumm 2157 Wembley Place Lake Oswego, OR 97034 503-603-0454 www.countryfinancial.com Farmers Insurance Paul Haulbrook 6650 SW Redwood Ln Ste 125 Portland, OR 97224 503-341-5205 www.paulhaulbrook.com Fournier Group Cathy Rottle 814 Main Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-251-2255 www.fourniergroup.net Rick Gravning Agency American Family Insurance Patrick Moullet 956 Molalla Avenue Oregon City, OR 97045 503-723-7707 www.rickgravningagency.com State Farm Insurance Jeff Landstrom 19715 South Highway 213 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-518-7100 www.jefflandstrom.com State Farm Insurance Brian Nogueira 1115 Molalla Avenue Oregon City, OR 97045 503-655-3433 www.briannogueira.com Janitorial Services ServiceMaster Building Services 15790 SE Piazza, Suite 102 Clackamas, OR 97015 503-657-3998 www.servicemasterclean.com Kitchen & Bath Design D.P. Design PO Box 1132 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-632-8801 www.dp-design.com Landscaping Buel’s Greenscapes Keenan Buel 971-409-1537 email@example.com Clackamas Landscape Supply 1795 Washingon St Oregon City, OR 97045 503-656-2891 www.clsrock.com Oregon City Landscaping, Inc. Kris Buel 503-518-1975 www.oregoncitylandscaping.com Lawn & Garden Equipment Clark’s Lawn & Garden 1701 S Beavercreek Road Oregon City, OR 97045 503-656-0720 www.clarkslawn.com
Lease Inspections Sterling Pacific Field Services PO Box 801 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-926-2851 firstname.lastname@example.org Libraries Clackamas Co Library 16239 SE McLoughlin Blvd, Suite 208 Oak Grove, OR 97267 503-723-4888 www.clackamas.us/lib/ Oregon City Public Library 606 John Adams Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-657-8269 www.oregoncity.lib.or.us Manufacturing Benchmade Knife Company 300 S Beavercreek Road Oregon City, OR 97045 503-655-6004 www.benchmade.com Blue Heron Paper Company 419 Main Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-650-4211 www.blueheronpaper.com Miles Fiberglass & Composites 8855 SE Otty Road Portland, OR 97086 503-775-7755 www.milesfiberglass.com Proturn Inc 14192 Fir Street #100 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-657-3858 www.proturn.net Massage Therapists Complete Health Chiropractic Center, LLC 365 Warner Milne Road, Ste 105 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-557-9266 www.completehealthcc.com Merchant Card Services Dedicated Merchant Services Inc Stephanie Fritzie 1301 Main Street, Suite A Oregon City, OR 97045 503-557-0551 www.dedicatedmerchantservices.com
Mortgages Evergreen Home Loans 19376 Molalla Ave Suite 120 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-594-1415 www.evergreenhomeloans.com
Pacific Residential Mortgage Shelley Gale 9200 SE Sunnybrook Suite 290 Clackamas, OR 97015 503-496-0407 www.pacresmortgage.com Music Instruction Harmony Road Music Center Of Oregon 17300 SE 82nd Drive Clackamas, OR 97015 503-557-5151 www.clackamasharmonyroadmusic.com
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Music-Sheet Harmony Road Music Center Of Oregon 17300 SE 82nd Drive Clackamas, OR 97015 503-557-5151 www.clackamasharmonyroadmusic.com Newspapers Oregon City News/Clackamas Review 6605 SE Lake Road Milwaukie, OR 97222 503-684-0360 www.oregoncitynewsonline.com
Non-Profit Organizations American Cancer Society Amy Bartlett 10330 SW Curry Street Portland, OR 97239 503-795-3947 www.cancer.org Camp Fire USA Mt Hood Council 5427 Glen Echo Avenue Gladstone, OR 97027 503-656-2530 www.campfireusamthood.org Children’s Center of Clackamas County 1811 15th Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-655-7725 www.childrenscenter.cc Clackamas Community College Foundation 19600 S Molalla Avenue Oregon City, OR 97045 503-657-6958 x2044 www.clackamas.edu/foundation Clackamas Women’s Services 704 Main Street Suite 200 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-722-2366 www.cwsor.org Fill A Stocking, Fill A Heart Willy Stalker 503-632-0577 www.fillastocking.org Friends of the Oregon City Public Library 502 7th St Oregon City, OR 97045 503-594-0261 www.oclibraryfriends.org Gleaners Of Clackamas County PO Box 1660 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-655-8740 email@example.com Hopkins Demonstration Forest 16750 S Brockway Road Oregon City, OR 97045 503-632-2150 www.demonstrationforest.org Main Street Oregon City 708 Main Street, Suite 206 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-522-1564 www.downtownoregoncity.org
memberdirectory OC High School Youth Transitions 19761 S Beavercreek Road Oregon City, OR 97045 503-785-8988 www.orecity.k12.or.us Non-Profit Organizations Oregon City DBC 804 Main Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-656-2621 www.ocdbc.com Oregon City Library Foundation Oregon City, OR 97045 503-577-8413 oclf.blogspot.com Oregon City Schools Foundation 503-632-3474 www.ocsf.org Oregon Impact 1024 Main Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-722-6287 www.oregonimpact.org Parrott Creek Child & Family Services 1001 Molalla Ave Suite 209 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-722-4110 www.pcreek.org Providence Willamette Falls Foundation 1500 Division Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-650-6809 www.wfhf.org Rotary Club Of Oregon City PO Box 1552 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-557-2188 www.oregoncityrotary.org Springwater Environmental Sciences School 16491 S Springwater Rd Oregon City, OR 97045 503-631-7700 www.springwaterschool.com Nursing Facilities Marquis Care At Oregon City 1680 Molalla Avenue Oregon City, OR 97045 503-655-2588 www.marquiscompanies.com Nutritionists Janet Mann Nutrition Consulting 619 Madison Street #102 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-650-3801 www.jmannnutrition.com Office Equipment IKON Office Solutions, Inc. 12100 SW Garden Place Portland, OR 97223 503-603-8378 www.ikon.com Office Supplies OfficeMax 15550 SE McLoughlin Blvd Milwaukie, OR 97267 503-513-5200 www.officemax.com
OfficeMax 10319 SE 82nd Avenue Happy Valley, OR 97086 503-788-9234 www.officemax.com Southwest Office Supply & Interiors 3205 NW Yeon Portland, OR 97210 503-241-1921 www.swofficesupply.com Office/Retail Space Danielson’s Hilltop Mall 1500 Molalla Avenue Oregon City, OR 97045 503-655-9141 Redside Development LLC Garrin Royer 221 Molalla Avenue Oregon City, OR 97045 503-239-2000 www.redsidedevelopment.com Settlers Corner LLC 900 Main Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-723-4222 firstname.lastname@example.org Paint & Wall Coverings Faux Bella By Nondis LLC Oregon City, OR 97045 503-701-0437 email@example.com Miller Paint Company 19333 Molalla Avenue Oregon City, OR 97045 503-650-8485 www.millerpaint.com Paper Mill Blue Heron Paper Company 419 Main Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-650-4211 www.blueheronpaper.com Pet Sitting Service & Boarding Betsy’s Pet Sitting Service 503-635-6592 www.betsyspetsittingservice.com Photography Paradise Photography Studio 17665 SE McLoughlin Blvd #D Milwaukie, OR 97267 503-653-0606 www.paradisephotographystudio.com Physical Therapists Adventist Medical Center 10123 SE Market Street Portland, OR 97216 503-257-2500 www.adventisthealthnw.com Neurotherapeutic Pediatric Therapies 610 High Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-657-8903 www.nt4kids.org Trails End Physical Therapy 1506 Washington Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-655-6777 www.trailsendpt.com
Physicians- Chiropractic Complete Health Chiropractic Center, LLC 365 Warner Milne Road, Ste 105 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-557-9266 www.completehealthcc.com Physicians-Family Practice Pacific Medical Group 1001 Molalla Ave Suite 100 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-656-5273 www.pacificmedicalgroup.com Physicians-Naturopathic Natural Health Works, PC 710 John Adams Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-722-7776 www.naturalhw.com Physicians-Orthopedic Oregon Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Clinic 1508 Division St #105 Oregon City OR 97045 503-656-0836 www.pdxortho.com Plumbing Litch Plumbing, Inc. PO Box 2756 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-657-9006 MP Plumbing PO Box 393 Clackamas, OR 97015 503-655-9161 www.mpplumbing.com Rooterman Oregon City, OR 97045 503-723-9876 www.rooterman.com Printers Buel’s Impressions Printing Dave Buel 408 Beavercreek Rd, Suite 407 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-656-7939 www.buelsimpressionsprinting.com
Executive Copy & Printing 623 Main Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-655-9227 www.ecporegoncity.com Minuteman Press 221 Molalla Avenue Suite 103 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-657-7787 www.mmp-oc.com OfficeMax 15550 SE McLoughlin Blvd Milwaukie, OR 97267 503-513-5200 www.officemax.com OfficeMax 10319 SE 82nd Avenue Happy Valley, OR 97086 503-788-9234 www.officemax.com
Southwest Office Supply & Interiors 3205 NW Yeon Portland, OR 97210 503-241-1921 www.swofficesupply.com Professional Field Services Sterling Pacific Field Services 503-926-2851 firstname.lastname@example.org
Real Estate Clackamas Comm. Land Trust 11062 SE 21st Avenue Milwaukie, OR 97222 503-659-1618 www.clackamasclt.org Coldwell Banker - Susan Perry 9895 SE Sunnyside Rd Clackamas, OR 97015 503-699-3857 www.cbseal.com/susanperry John L. Scott Real Estate 358 Warner Milne Road Oregon City, OR 97045 503-656-6656 www.johnlscott.com/portlandsouth Karin Linn Lambert Real Estate 2039 Harrison Street Milwaukie, OR 97267 503-698-8684 www.kllre.com Prudential Northwest Properties Andrew Nordby 6400 SE Lake Rd Suite 200 Milwaukie, OR 97267 503-680-5291 www.andrewnordby.com Real Estate-Commercial Don Vedder Real Estate Oregon City, OR 97045 503-656-8763 email@example.com Funnelbox Inc 712 Main Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-595-5901 www.funnelbox.com Redside Development LLC 221 Molalla Avenue Oregon City, OR 97045 503-239-2000 www.redsidedevelopment.com Restaurants Bugatti’s 334 Warner Milne Road Oregon City, OR 97045 503-722-8222 www.bugattisrestaurant.com Cafe Joli 19360 Molalla Avenue Ste 160 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-518-Java www.thecafejoli.com Caufield House 723 Main Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-305-8017
Crossroads Coffee Cafe 250 Princeton Ave Suite 101 Gladstone, OR 97027 503-657-2999 www.crossroadscoffeecafe.com Highland Stillhouse 201 S 2nd Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-723-6789 www.highlandstillhouse.com Jimmy O’s Pizzeria 1678 Beavercreek Road Oregon City, OR 97045 503-655-6329 www.jimmyospizzeria.com KC’s Midway Bar & Grill 1003 7th St Oregon City, OR 97045 503-656-9501 www.kcsmidway.com McDonald’s Restaurant 1450 Molalla Avenue Oregon City, OR 97045 503-655-7649 www.mcoregon.com/5858 Pioneer Pub 720 Main Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-722-5155 www.pioneerpuboc.com Rivershore Bar & Grill 1900 Clackamette Drive Oregon City, OR 97045 503-655-5155 www.rivershorerestaurant.com Salute Cafe Italiano 1721 Willamette Falls Drive West Linn, OR 97068 503-722-1722 www.salutecafe.com Singer Hill Cafe 701 John Adams Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-656-5252 www.singerhill.com/home/ Verdict Bar & Grill 110 8th Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-305-8429 www.verdictbarandgrill.com Weatherford’s Grand Lodge 602 7th Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-723-9253 www.weatherfordsgrandlodge.com
Woodstone Steakhouse 19502 Molalla Ave #123 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-742-2222 www.woodstonesteakhouse.com
Retirement Communities Berry Park Retirement Community 13669 S. Gaffney Lane Oregon City, OR 97045 503-656-7614 www.avamere.com
Homewoods on the Willamette Jenifer Peterson 17971 SE River Road Milwaukie, OR 97267 503-659-3600 www.homewoods.org Vineyard Place Retirement Community 4017 SE Vineyard Road Milwaukie, OR 97267 503-659-0552 www.vineyardplace.net Safety Aware Safety Consulting, LLC PO Box 335 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-413-9053 www.awaresafetyconsult.com Schools & Colleges Clackamas Community College 19600 S Molalla Avenue Oregon City, OR 97045 503-657-6958 www.clackamas.edu N. Clackamas Christian School 19575 Sebastian Way Oregon City, OR 97045 503-655-5961 www.ncchristianschool.com Oregon City School District 1417 12th Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-785-8000 www.ochs.orecity.k12.or.us Oregon City School District Board Members 503-785-8000 www.ochs.orecity.k12.or.us/ admin/boardmb.htm Springwater Environmental Sciences School 16491 S Springwater Rd Oregon City, OR 97045 503-631-7700 www.springwaterschool.com Trinity Lutheran Church & School 16000 S Henrici Road Oregon City, OR 97045 503-632-5554 www.trinityoc.org University Of Phoenix 12550 SE 93rd Avenue Ste 300 Clackamas, OR 97015 503-495-2900 www.phoenix.edu Security Services Northwest Enforcement Safety Patrol Unit LLC PO Box 51 Gladstone, OR 97027 503-933-8584 www.northwestenforcementspu.com
Protection One 15500 SW 72nd Ave Suite 100 Portland, OR 97224 503-891-4664 www.protectionone.com
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memberdirectory Senior Services Pioneer Adult Community Center 615 Fifth Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-657-8287 www.orcity.org Service Clubs Beavercreek Lions Club Frank Wille 503-799-8202 beavercreekor.lionwap.org Lions Club Of Oregon City Blane Meier 503-496-3641 www.oclionsclub.org Rotary Club Of Oregon City Marcia Wimmer 503-557-2188 www.oregoncityrotary.org Service Stations Stein Oil Inc 13001 Clackamas River Dr, #200 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-656-0375 www.steinoil.com Shipping Services The UPS Store 2050 Beavercreek Road #101 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-650-5855 www.upsstore.com Shoe Repair Hopp’s Upholstery & Shoe Repair Inc 916 Main Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-656-2501 www.hoppsupholstery.com
Shower Doors DT Glass Inc 106 Molalla Avenue Oregon City OR 97045 503-650-6373 firstname.lastname@example.org Signs/Banners Magnetic Sign Co. Oregon City, OR 97045 503-631-4350 www.magneticsigncompanyoregon.com Oregon City Signs 1900 McLoughlin Blvd, #81 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-657-7446 email@example.com The Sign Guy 250 Princeton Ave Suite 103 Gladstone, OR 97027 503-650-8052 www.thesign-Guy.com Sports & Recreation Oregon City Swim Team PO Box 724 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-655-4169 www.ocst.net The Children’s Course 19825 River Road Gladstone, OR 97027 503-722-1530 www.thechildrenscourse.org Sustainablility Clackamas County Office of Sustainability Susan Ziolko 150 Beavercreek Road Oregon City, OR 97045 503-557-6363
Telecommunications AT&T Mobility 1900 SE McLoughlin Blvd, Ste 200B
Oregon City, OR 97045 503-557-0151 firstname.lastname@example.org BCT 15223 S Henrici Road Oregon City, OR 97045 503-632-3113 www.bctelco.com Clear Creek Telephone & Television 18238 S Fishers Mill Road Oregon City, OR 97045 503-631-2101 www.ccmtc.com Theaters Clackamas Repertory Theatre 19600 S Molalla Avenue Oregon City, OR 97045 503-657-6958 x5351 www.clackamasrep.org New Century Players 503-367-2620 www.newcenturyplayers.com Tires Les Schwab Tire Center 1625 S Beavercreek Road Oregon City, OR 97045 503-657-1235 www.lesschwab.com Title Companies Fidelity National Title 12901 SE 97th Ave Suite 200 Clackamas, OR 97015 503-650-4633 www.fntic.com
Tourism Clackamas County Tourism & Cultural Affairs 2051 Kaen Road Suite 427 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-655-8490 www.mthoodterritory.com Transcription Cynthia Towle Editing Service Oregon City, OR 97045 503-317-3544 www.writing-wright.com Travel Agencies American Travel Bureau Milwaukie, OR 97267 503-789-5487 http: //lori.myatbtravel.com Tutoring Kumon Math & Reading Learning Center Of Oregon City 19376 Molalla Ave, Suite #160 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-753-6457 www.kumon.com Upholstery Hopp’s Upholstery & Shoe Repair Inc 916 Main Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-656-2501 www.hoppsupholstery.com Utilities Portland General Electric 121 SW Salmon Portland, OR 97204 800-542-8818 www.portlandgeneral.com
Veterinary Clinics Clackamas Co Veterinary Clinic 1678-F Beavercreek Road Oregon City, OR 97045 503-657-3171 www.clackamascountyvet.com Video Production Services Funnelbox Inc 712 Main Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-595-5901 www.funnelbox.com Visitor Services Clackamas County Tourism & Cultural Affairs 2051 Kaen Road Suite 427 Oregon City, OR 97045 503-655-8490 www.mthoodterritory.com Waste Management Allied Waste 2001 Washington Street Oregon City, OR 97045 503-722-4656 www.alliedwaste.com Web Hosting Metro IT Oregon City, OR 97045 503-451-2138 www.metroit.com
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advertising directory 3-D Electric.......................................................31 Ad Specialties of Oregon NW.........................31 BCT............................................... 20, back cover Bedroom’s West...............................................15 Benchmade Knife Company............................7 Betsy’s Pet Sitting Service...............................31 Buel’s Impressions...........................................31 Café Joli.............................................................19 Citizen’s Bank...................................................27 Clackamas Co Business Economic Dev..........7 Clackamas Co Sustainability........................ IFC Clackamas Co Tourism....................................31 Clackamas Federal Credit Union...................21 Clackamas Fire District #1..............................11 Clackamas Veterinary Clinic..........................11 Crossroads Coffee Café...................................15 Double J Construction.....................................21 Executive Copy & Printing..............................21 Farmer’s Market...............................................19 Flooring America.............................................29 Friends of the Library Used Book Store........17 Harmony Road Music Center.........................21 Heritage Hearing Aid Center..........................31 Homewoods on the Willamette.....................23 Hopp’s Upholstery & Shoe Repair.................17 Janet Mann Nutrition Counseling.................31
Kaiser Permanente..........................................23 Maralee’s Dance Studio..................................29 McLaren’s Carpet One.....................................23 McLoughlin Place.............................................24 My Mother Knows Greetings & Gifts........17,21 Natural Heath Works.......................................13 Oregon City Churches.....................................25 Oregon City Golf Club ......................................7 Oregon City Golf Club Event Center..............19 Oregon City Police Department.....................20 Oregonians Credit Union................................10 Paradise Photography.....................................25 Parkin Electric..................................................23 Pellet Stoves & More........................................29 Pioneer Community Center...........................19 Pioneer Pub.......................................................17 Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center.....IBC Real Deals on Home Decor.............................17 Sah-Hah-Lee Golf Course...............................11 Singer Hill Café.............................................. IFC Stitch N’ Embroidery.......................................23 Susan Perry, Coldwell Banker.........................21 TLC Carpet Cleaning.......................................27 Weatherford’s Grand Lodge..........................IBC West Coast Bank................................................7 Wichita Bar & Grill.............................................9 Winestock.........................................................13
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otherresources CLACKAMAS COUNTY www.clackamas.us
Public Services Building - 2051 Kaen Rd Citizen Involvement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-655-8552 County Clerk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-655-8698 Health, Housing & Human Services. . . . . . . . . . 503-650-5697 Marriage Licenses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-655-8659 Recorder’s Office. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-655-8661 Social Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-655-8640 Volunteer Connection. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-650-5779
Development Services Building - 150 Beavercreek Rd Assessor’s Office. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-655-8671 Building Permits. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-742-4240 Parks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-742-4414 Planning & Land Use. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-742-4500 Sustainability. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-557-6363 Red Soils Court – 1710 Red Soils Ct Elections/Voting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-655-8510 Veteran Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-650-5631 Weatherization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-650-3338 Clackamas County Courthouse – 807 Main St Circuit Court. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-655-8447 District Attorney. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-655-8431 Bail/Release Info. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-655-8453 Jury Coordinator. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-655-8397 Jury Recording. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-655-8389 Clackamas County Dog Services 13141 SE Hwy 212 Clackamas 97015 . . . . . . . . 503-655-8628 Clackamas Co. Fairgrounds & Event Center 694 NE 4th Ave Canby 97013. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-266-1136 Clackamas County Housing Authority 13930 Gain Oregon City. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-655-8267 Clackamas County OSU Extension Service 200 Warner Milne Rd. Oregon City. . . . . . . . . . . 503-655-8631 Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office - 2223 Kaen RD Administrative Office. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-655-8218 Non-emergency Dispatch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-655-8211
CLACKAMAS FIRE DISTRICT #1 www.clackamasfire.com
Administration Office 11300 SE Fuller Rd., Milwaukie . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-742-2600 Fire Marshal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-742-2675 Oregon City Headquarters 624 7th Street, Oregon City. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-742-2670 Holcomb - Station 9 300 Longview Way Redland - Station 11 8265 S. Redland Road Logan - Station 12 18081 S. Harding Road John Adams - Station 15 624 7th Street Hilltop - Station 16 19340 Molalla Avenue South End- Station 17 19001 South End Road
Fire, Medical, & Police . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 911 AMR Ambulance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-239-0389 Child Abuse Hotline. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 971-673-7112 Poison Control Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-222-1222
Telephone Services AT&T . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-222-0300 BCT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-632-3113 Clear Creek Telephone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-631-2101 Comcast. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-288-2085 Qwest. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-244-1111 Cable TV Hook Up BCT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-632-3113 Comcast. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 888-824-8264 Clear Creek Telephone & Television. . . . . . . . . . 503-631-2101 Garbage/Recycling Pickup B&B Leasing/Oregon City Garbage. . . . . . . . . . . 503-656-8403
Newspapers Oregon City News. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-684-0360 The Oregonian. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-221-8301 Water/Sewer City of Oregon City. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-657-8151 Clackamas River Water. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-722-9220 Utilities Portland General Electric. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-228-6322 Toll Free. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-542-8818 Northwest Natural Gas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-226-4211 Toll Free. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-422-4012
Oregon City School District www.orecity.k12.or.us Administration Office 1417 12th Street, Oregon City. . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-785-8000 Bus Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-785-8540 Oregon City Community School. . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-785-8520
Elementary Schools Beavercreek Elementary 21944 S. Yeoman Rd., Beavercreek. . . . . . . . . . 503-785-8350 Candy Lane Elementary 5901 SE Hull, Milwaukie. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-785-8150 Gaffney Lane Elementary 13521 S. Gaffney Lane, Oregon City. . . . . . . . 503-785-8600 Holcomb Elementary 14625 S. Holcomb Rd., Oregon City. . . . . . . . .503-785-8100 Jennings Lodge Elementary 18521 SE River Rd., Milwaukie. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-785-8035 John McLoughlin Elementary 19230 South End Rd., Oregon City. . . . . . . . . . 503-785-8650 King Elementary 995 South End Rd., Oregon City. . . . . . . . . . . . 503-785-8250 Mt. Pleasant Elementary 1232 Linn Ave., Oregon City. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-785-8700 Redland Elementary 18131 S. Redland Rd., Oregon City . . . . . . . . . 503-785-8500 Springwater Charter School 16491 S. Springwater Rd., Oregon City . . . . . 503-631-7700 Middle Schools Gardiner Middle School 180 Ethel St., Oregon City. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-785-8200 Ogden Middle School 14133 S. Donovan Rd., Oregon City. . . . . . . . .503-785-8300 High Schools OCHS/Moss Campus 19761 S. Beavercreek Rd., Oregon City. . . . . . 503-785-8900 OCHS/Jackson Campus 1306 12th St, Oregon City. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-657-2411 Sage School 1306 12th St., Oregon City. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-785-8441 Colleges www.clackamas.edu Clackamas Community College 19600 S. Molalla, Oregon City . . . . . . . . . . . . . .503-657-6958
STATE & FEDERAL
Self-Sufficiency Office Department of Human Services (OHP, Food Stamps, Medicaid, TANF) 315 Beavercreek Road. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 971-673-7300 Seniors and People with Disabilities Department of Human Services 221 Molalla Ave. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 971-673-7600 Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Gladstone DMV 10 82nd Drive, Gladstone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-299-9999
Chamber of Commerce/Visitor Services Oregon City Chamber of Commerce 1201 Washington St., Oregon City. . . . . . . . . . 503-656-1619 Regional Visitors Center 1726 Washington St., Oregon City. . . . . . . . . . 503-657-9336 Mt. Hood Territory Visitors Info. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .503-655-5511
Crisis, Counseling & Mental Health Alcoholics Anonymous Hotline. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-223-8569 Al-Anon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-292-1333 Alzheimer’s Association. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-413-7115 Children’s Center of Clackamas County . . . . . . 503-655-7725 Clackamas County Mental Health Crisis Line. 503-655-8401 Clackamas Women’s Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-722-2366 Domestic Violence 24 hr Crisis Shelter . . . . . . . 503-654-2288 National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). . . 503-723-4989 Oregon Impact (DUII Intervention) . . . . . . . . . . 503-722-6287 Parrott Creek Child & Family Services . . . . . . . . 503-722-4110 Pregnancy Care Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-829-2673 Victims Assistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-655-8616 Environmental Quality Burn Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .503-632-0211 Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 877-476-0583 Recycling Services B&B Leasing Co.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-722-9937 Metro South Transfer Station. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-234-3000 Clackamas County Office of Sustainability . . . 503-557-6363 Senior Services Clackamas County Social Services. . . . . . . . . . . 503-655-8640 LIFT Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-802-8000 Meals on Wheels. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-657-8287 Pioneer Community Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .503-657-8287 Senior Citizen Council. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-657-1366 Social Security/Medicare. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 971-673-7600 Transportation Reaching People. . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-655-8208 Services & Organizations American Cancer Society. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-795-3914 American Red Cross. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-284-1234 Beavercreek Lion’s Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-799-8202 Better Business Bureau. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-212-3027 Camp Fire USA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-656-2530 Elks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-655-5131 Fill A Stocking, Fill A Heart. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-632-0577 Friends of the Oregon City Library. . . . . . . . . . . 503-657-8269 Gleaners of Clackamas County. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .503-655-8740 Oregon City Kiwanis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-632-6314 Oregon City Lions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-657-4141 Oregon City Optimists. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .503-784-5472 Oregon City Rotary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-657-1526 VFW Hall. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-655-6969 Transportation Information Amtrak. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-872-7245 PDX International Airport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 877-739-4636 Tri-Met . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ……….. 503-238-7433
State of Oregon House Speaker Dave Hunt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-986-1200 State Representative Bill Kennemer. . . . . . . . . . 503-263-4798 State Senator Martha Schrader. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-986-1720 United States of America Congressman Kurt Schrader, 5th District. . . . . 503-557-1324 Senator Jeff Merkley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-326-3386 Senator Ron Wyden. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-326-7525
Passports 270 Beavercreek Road, # 200. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 503-655-8323 U.S. Post Office 19300 S. Molalla Ave, Oregon City. . . . . . . . . 503-655-3306 OREGON CITY AROUND TOWN
inspiration . . . . . . This dish was inspired by meals my mother used to create for my family when I was a child. I was always amazed by the aromas and flavors she was able to capture by just throwing together what appeared to me to be random ingredients. One of my favorites was always her sautéed chicken with artichokes. Over time I refined my recollection of her creation with my own cooking methods and ingredients to create a signature dish for myself that was much more than just a plate of food but a tribute to my mom and the aromas and flavors I grew up with. © Paradise Photography
weatherford’s tuscan chicken by Chef Mathew Castellani
executive chef at weatherford’s grand lodge
ingredients: 4 chicken breasts (6 oz each)
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 fresh artichoke hearts
2 tbsp butter
3 whole tomatoes medium diced
1 cup flour
1 zucchini and 1 squash medium dice
2 tbsp fresh or dried parsley
a hand full of fresh spinach
8 garlic cloves
1/4 cup white wine
salt and white pepper
3 cups chicken stock
directions: Preheat oven to 400° F. Wash and dry all of the vegetables. Using one square foot of foil, place garlic cloves in the middle with a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper. Fold in the sides of the foil to seal in the garlic. Place in oven for 7 min or until just golden brown. Wash and clean chicken breasts under cool running water. Trim the fat of each breast. Dry chicken breasts with paper towels and place on a clean cutting board. Cover the chicken with plastic wrap and pound it with the tenderizer side of a kitchen mallet. Place a large skillet on the stove with some olive oil and butter. Season the chicken with salt and pepper, dredge it in the flour, and place in heated skillet. Sauté the chicken until golden brown on each side. Once the chicken is golden brown add all the vegetables except the spinach. Deglaze the pan with some white wine and chicken stock. Add the roasted garlic cloves (the garlic can be pureed to get a more even flavor and help thicken the sauce, or it can be left whole). Reduce the sauce until gravy-like, add spinach, cook just until the spinach is wilted; adjust seasoning and serve. z 38
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