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POST PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - An enthusiastic crowd greets the lighting of Sandy's Christmas tree Friday evening in Centennial Plaza.
December 02, 2016

SLIDESHOW: Sandy Christmas tree lights up downtown

by Pamplin Media Group
Sandy held its annual Christmas Tree lighting party Friday night at Centennial Plaza in downtown Sandy. Girl Scouts served hot chocolate and treats and hundreds of kids and their families…
November 30, 2016

Private insurance costs spiking

by Nick Budnick
Health premiums as high as 40 percent hitting as choices are dropping, local agents say
November 30, 2016

Beavercreek resident dies in single-car crash on Highway 211

by Emily Lindstrand
Around 11:09 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, a deputy from the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office watched as Matthew Jessee, 33, steered a 2005 Toyota Tacoma directly at his vehicle in the parking lot of…

November 28, 2016

Beavercreek resident dies in car crash on Highway 211

by Emily Lindstrand
The deceased fled a parking lot after nearly crashing into a police car
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH JULLA - Surrounded by some of the first responders who rescued him, Bill Crane details the injuries that required he wear a back brace for three months.
November 28, 2016

Alive and well ... and thankful

by Teresa Carson
Bill Crane lauds rescue crews for saving him after fall from cliff.
November 16, 2016

City council boosts water, sewer rates

by Teresa Carson
The Sandy City Council will raise the average water/sewer bill in Sandy by about $2.16 per month, said Mike Walker, Sandy's public works director, at the Monday, Nov. 21, meeting.
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - A formerly homeless woman visits Human Solutions, a shelter program in outer Southeast Portland. Portland Public Schools has more homeless students than any other district in the state. Hillsboro ranks 17th, although it's the state's fourth largest district.
November 22, 2016

New data show homelessness on the rise in schools

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Nearly 8,000 public school children — a 9.3 percent increase from two years ago — in the tri-county area meet the federal definition of homeless.
November 15, 2016

New Clackamas board members outline goals

by Peter Wong
Chairman Jim Bernard, Commissioner Ken Humberston speak about restoring relationships, resolving dispute over urban growth boundary.
REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Lake Oswego resident Brian McCarl tries to calm a frantic nun (played by Michelle Hahn) who fears for the safety of trapped earthquake victims during a disaster simulation Saturday in Lake Oswego. It's all part of the city's Community Emergency Response Team training.
November 12, 2016

Preparing for disaster

by Gary M. Stein
For Community Emergency Response Team trainees in Lake Oswego, the final exam can feel very, very real
November 08, 2016

Boring Fire District heading toward disollution

by Steven Brown
Voters endorsing merger with Clackamas Fire District

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Bill King
Nov 08, 2016

King returns for another term as Sandy mayor

by Steven Brown
Hamblin, Hollis, Gerberg elected to council seats
Nov 08, 2016

Sandy gives pot the boot

by Steve Brown
Voters retain marijuana prohibition established by City Council
Rep. Mark Johnson
Nov 08, 2016

Rep. Johnson wins fourth term for District 52

by Steve Brown
Clackamas County carries incumbent to victory
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: SHANNON WELLS - Longtime Gresham resident Julie Sunderland decided to spend the day after the election tooling around town with the word 'United' taped in the back of her SUV.
Nov 09, 2016

Mourn? Cheer? Most seek unity after contentious presidential…

by Pamplin Media Group
'We had three people (Trump, Obama and Hillary Clinton) coming together. Good or bad, this is how democracy works.'
Oct 27, 2016

SHS freshman reported missing

by Lyra Kuhn
UPDATE: Boy found Bradley Garcia, a 15-year-old Sandy High School freshman, is missing, and his family is looking for him. He was last seen in the Rockwood area of Gresham wearing an…
BARBARA SHERMAN - Judi Wandres (center) chats with Summerfield neighbor Judy Richter, who has just donated the bag of food held by Judi's husband J. Wandres for the Portland Food Project.
Oct 15, 2016

Food pantries benefit many people with minimal effort

by Barbara Sherman
Portland Food Project's simple concept makes donating food easy for everyone About three years ago, someone from the Portland Food Project came knocking at the Cedar Mill home of J. and Judi…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Clackamas Fire District Deputy Chief James Karn comforts Cheri Snodgrass.
Oct 24, 2016

Family presented with $5,400 check by fire chief

by Lyra Kuhn
Community raises money for boy's medical bills after he suffered devastating injuries when struck by truck.
SANDY POST: MATT RAWLINGS - Sandy running back Chaise Carmony stiff arms a La Salle defender.
Oct 20, 2016

2016: The year of Sandy football

by Matt Rawlings
Published Oct. 19, 2016 -
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOHN SCHRAG - A large oak tree succumbed to strong winds Saturday afternoon, damaging a truck and residence on Cedar Street in Forest Grove.
Oct 14, 2016

Tropical storm leaves power outages, flooding in its wake

by Pamplin Media Group
UPDATE: Fire bureau responds to three times the number of emergency calls during windy weather More than 37,000 people across seven Northwestern Oregon counties were without power Saturday…
State gas taxes have increased once since 1993 and have not adjusted to inflation.
Oct 14, 2016

Voters consider taxing question

by Lyra Kuhn
Fuel tax would raise funds for road repair, maintenance - Clackamas County has decided to give its well-traveled roads some much needed attention, but in order to do that the county is asking…