The Northwest Connection

107 E. Columbia River Hwy
Troutdale, Oregon 97060
503-912-1003 fax


JoLinn Kampstra, NW Connection, Publisher

JoLinn Kampstra, NW Connection, Publisher

Welcome to the Northwest Connection.

Our Mission at The Northwest Connection is to provide an educational, informative community newspaper that promotes free market principles. We support and honor the Constitution and our founding fathers. Our goal is to stimulate the local economy by promoting area businesses and to encourage citizen involvement, which, in turn, will build stronger communities.

The Northwest Connection Enterprises, Inc is a monthly published community newspaper. We welcome letters to the editor and public opinion articles. All submissions must be typed and signed with a full name, address and phone number. Articles will be published on a space available basis. We do not necessarily endorse any advertiser, public opinions and or columnists.


  • Gresham, OR





Primordial Paradise

Willows and Lenticular Clouds

Bridge to Middle Earth

Blossom Time in The City of Roses

Stellar Star over Still Creek


Smith Rock at Night

Lunar Lavender

Ruby Colored Mountain Top

Trillium Freeze

Umbrella Falls

Trillium Lake Ice

Trail to Tamanawas

Revealing Ramona

Broken Top

Ochoco Star Gazing

Autumn on Still Creek

Multicolored Sparks

Close Encounters

On Rainbow Pond