Clackamas County, OR

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Lake Oswego Review

Oregon water suppliers brace for chlorine shortage

Not all agencies in the state are affected by supply failures of the chemical critical for treating tap water.On June 14, Clackamas County wastewater and drinking water providers received a notice that their sodium hypochlorite supplier might not be able to honor promised deliveries of the chlorine that's critical for treating tap water. John Collins, general manager of the South Fork Water Board, said he was grateful that the chlorine shortage will not affect his customers in Oregon City and West Linn. However, the city of Lake Oswego sent out a press release June 17 encouraging city of Lake...

Burn bans in effect for greater Portland area as hot weather sets in

With hot and dry conditions in the forecast, a new burn ban is going into effect Friday afternoon that covers a good portion of the Portland metro area. The high fire danger burn ban covers the Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue service area, and includes areas in Washington, Multnomah, Clackamas and Yamhill counties.
Happy Valley, ORPosted by
Clackamas Review

Former Happy Valley doctor's conviction inspires abuse victims

Jonathan Wiebe will get more than eight years behind bars for rape, assault, unlawful weapon use.On June 11, former Happy Valley resident and Kaiser Permanente physician Dr. Jonathan Patrick Wiebe was convicted on several domestic violence charges, including first-degree rape, and is facing at least eight years in jail during his sentencing hearing on June 28. Wiebe was arrested without bail following his trial this month, after which Clackamas County Circuit Judge Michael C. Wetzel found Wiebe guilty of rape, sexual abuse, unlawful use of a weapon (knife and/or box cutter) and assault "committed in the immediate presence of and/or...