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Troutdale Canfield

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Located in Troutdale

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This is the place to discuss politics and issues concerning Troutdale, Multnomah County, and the Columbia River Gorge.

Have you ever shopped for a car? Shopped for groceries, or shopped for a painting contractor or plumber? Of course you have. And how do you go about it? You look at multiple options. You look for the lowest price. That’s what we do as individuals. That’s what you do if you run a business. If you need a product or servic

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Why do cities FAIL? Because they fail to PLAN. We'll talk about this issue and more on the next. . . EAST COUNTY NOW Tonight at 6pm on Portland/East County Comcast channel 11, Frontier channel 22.

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TUNE IN AT 6 pm this Saturday, March 21,Comcast ch. 11, Frontier ch. 22! We'll talk with Troutdale mayor Doug Daoust and Troutdale city councilor John Wilson about Troutdale's proposed police department merger with the Multnomah County Sheriff. Have questions about the merger? We'll get your answers! -Why now? -How much m

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We'll talk with Troutdale mayor Doug Daoust and Troutdale city councilor John Wilson about Troutdale's proposed police department merger with the Multnomah County Sheriff. TUNE IN AT 6 pm this Saturday, March 21,Comcast ch. 11, Frontier ch. 22! Have questions about the merger? We'll get your answers! -Why now? -How muc

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Last month, Troutdale Mayor Doug Daoust  introduced a Proclamation that would  ". . .recognize the "Springwater Area" and its regional environmental designation in support of volunteer efforts to protect our way of life through the stewardship of natural resources and in so doing,  support citizen health

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At a recent city council meeting, a group of artists asked the Troutdale city council to donate $160,000 for some sort of monument to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the construction of the Columbia River Highway. WOW. That’s my first reaction. Maybe I want some of that government largess for myself! Let’s say I

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Check out our show about East Multnomah County! It's called East County Now. See our Facebook page for upcoming show times and topics: Facebook.com/eastcountynow. Tomorrow night on East County Now: -Marijuana shop in downtown Troutdale? An ode to 420. -Rob's "Naughty and Nice List" for 2014 -East Portlanders- Th

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Comcast online chat. Wanted to change around some services. Lengthy drawn out chat. I continued to state specifically what I wanted.   Five times. A net upgrade! An easy sale for Comcast! Blah blah online agent types one more question etc etc.  Comcast chat agent gives me a sales pitch for the product I already asked t

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It's only October, too early for snow in our part of Oregon. Guess again!  Visitors to last night's Troutdale city council  meeting experienced not a snow storm, but a  snow job of monstrous proportions.  Last night, Troutdale Mayor Doug Daoust  introduced a Proclamation that would  ". . .recognize the "Sp

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They're not running against each other, but  Troutdale city council candidates David Ripma and Larry Morgan have both posted campaign videos on YouTube. And what about Morgan's opponent, Norm Thomas? Thomas has no campaign video, but we'll discuss his campaign web site. In their videos, neither Ripma or Morgan said anyt

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Here are the covers of two Gresham Outlook  inserts inside today's newspaper, featuring  two of East County's favorite summertime events- The Gresham Arts Festival, and the Troutdale SummerFest. Based on what you see on these covers, Here  are two trivia questions: -What is the date of this year's Gresham Arts Festival

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They'll save us $800,000! Let's take their word for it!  Oregonian reporter Kelly House and Gresham Outlook reporter Cari Hachmann both decided to take the words of Troutdale Police Chief Scott Anderson and Multnomah County Sheriff  Dan Staton when they declared Troutdale would save $800,000 annually if Troutdale's po

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"Never make a decision based solely on money"- Chuck Knoll   The Troutdale City Council held a work session last night to hear a proposal to consolidate Troutdale's police department with the Multnomah County Sheriff's office. Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton, Troutdale Police Chief Scott Anderson , and Tro

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<!--[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 <![endif]-->   I was thinking about my very first job the other day. My first jo

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 Troutdale taxpayers have been paying the full salary and benefits for two Troutdale city employees who have been on paid vacation, oops, I mean "paid non-disciplinary administrative leave" for nearly eight months.Troutdale building official Dick Bohlman has been on administrative leave since February, 2013. His

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Oregon Duck Mac Fleet ran a 3:58.90 mile today at the Alex Wilson Invitational in South Bend, Indiana today. Fleet placed second in the race behind Wisconsin's Austin Mudd. Read about the race: Click here. Five Ducks have now run sub-four minute miles this season.

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Straight to the Point  Professional Body Piercing has closed its Troutdale store.  Here's the word from their blog:  "In other news, we did in fact close our Troutdale location. We were all sad to see it go, but we have been able to consolidate our energy, creativity, and enthusiasm to our Downtown Portland an

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Fun Fact: The #Columbia River Gorge transitions from rainforest to desert in only an 80 mile span. — ColumbiaRiverTunnel (@CRTP1) December 11, 2012

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I don't know who made this video, but what a great view of  the Sandy River Delta!

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Great Rainbow shot in the Gorge yesterday from Hood River Oregon looking across the Columbia River to Washington's... fb.me/ZhCQ93iY — Debi Sullivan (@DebiSullivan1) February 26, 2013

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