Witnesses help police find and arrest man for hit and run in Clackamas

Blake Sharkey Steve; arrested for hit and run and vehicular assault.(Photo: Clackamas Co. Sheriff’s Office) Given our recent discussion of police responses to vehicular assault, I thought this story from Clackamas (about 11 miles SE of downtown Portland) that just came over the wire was interesting. According to the Oregon State Police, at just before … Read more

Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

Clackamas River bike/ped bridge re-opens tomorrow after two year closure

View of the new construction as of 11/21/08.(Photo: Clackamas County) After an arson fire burned through several key support columns in August of 2006, the 82nd Drive/Park Place bike/ped bridge (map) over the Clackamas River (between Gladstone and Oregon City) is slated to officially re-open tomorrow. In a newsletter from Clackamas County’s Water Environment Services … Read more