Nature infused into playground

Nature infused into playground

Naturescape creates fun, safe place to learn and play When children gathered outside Sandy Grade...

Erasing any trace

Erasing any trace

Decommissioned Forest Service road returns to nature In following the winding, gravel road...

Cars and RC planes shine at Kiwanis event

Cars and RC planes shine at Kiwanis event

Gray skies couldn't keep people away from the Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast It’s a bird,...

Putting a new bridle on life

Putting a new bridle on life

Local rescues give forever homes, new futures to abused and neglected equines Every morning,...

Overcoming stigma, establishing business

Overcoming stigma, establishing business

Female business owners succeed in Sandy community If you stand in the middle of the downtown...


Sandy's Latest News

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: EMILIO INC. - Fill the Bus literally grew overnight, expanding from the hopes of Pamela Botts to an event with more than 45 volunteers, on Sunday, Aug. 23.
August 26, 2015

Helping fire victims one bus at a time

by Katy Sword
Sandy woman fills four buses to help support those in need Pamela Botts had what she thought was a simple — albeit large — goal. She wanted to fill a bus with supplies to send to firefighters in…
August 26, 2015

Chamber devotes event proceeds to TV promotion

by Kylie Wray
Bite funds help businesses suffering from low snowpack Coming off of a winter season that hit a record low for snowpack on Mount Hood, a lot of people have been talking about the weather’s…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Alec Chase, Rob McGlothin and Tomi Griffin goof around in the Sandy High School auditorium, where the three of them will collaborate on the schools musical.
August 26, 2015

Instructors to take the stage at Sandy High

by Kylie Wray
School welcomes new drama, choir teachers to performing arts program The Sandy High School Performing Arts Department is getting a new outlook on life. The program is getting two new teachers to…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Lauren Gunderson of Gladstone Library and Sandy Librarys Sarah McIntyre are collaborating for the next six weeks through an intergovernmental agreement.
August 26, 2015

Library director devotes time to helping neighbors

by Kylie Wray
Sarah McIntyre serves as Gladstone interim director If you’re hanging out around the public library in Gladstone, you may just see a familiar face from Sandy. Sarah McIntyre, the city of Sandy’s…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Krista Underhill spends her free time running Stiletto Fine Chocolates, an online chocolatier, from her home.
August 26, 2015

Owner brings fashion, taste to homemade truffles

by Kylie Wray
Sandy woman runs chocolate business Who ever said high heels and chocolate don’t mix? Sandy resident Krista Underhill has made them a recipe for success. For the past three years, she has run…
August 26, 2015

Fire calls

by (none)
Sandy Fire Sunday, Aug. 9 6:02 a.m., medical assist, Southeast Cascadia Village Drive. 9:18 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Cascadia Village Drive. 10:49 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Yocum Loop. 11:50…
August 26, 2015

Metro takes Roslyn Lake elephant habitat off table

by Kylie Wray
Task force to decide future feasibility of off-site facility The chance to see elephants roaming the brush on the former Roslyn Lake property is over. On Tuesday, Aug. 19, Metro announced that,…
August 26, 2015

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
Open fires now prohibited at all county and state parks All Clackamas County parks and forestland properties, along with state parks and federal Bureau of Land Management campgrounds contained…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Lisa Sheppard organizes books in the preschool classroom at Impact Learning Center.
August 26, 2015

Local educator takes on preschool at tutoring center

by Kylie Wray
Lisa Sheppard joins team Impact Learning Center A Sandy resident with experience in teaching kids how to love learning is helping Impact Learning Center, the area’s tutoring center, get its…
August 26, 2015

Police department welcomes new officer

by Kylie Wray
Sean Lundry brings experience dealing with child abuse cases The Sandy Police Department has gained a new officer. After 13 years at The Dalles Police Department, officer Sean Lundry decided to…

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Aug 19, 2015

Open fires prohibited at Clackamas County parks

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County announced Wednesday that it was notified Tuesday that state-park fire restrictions are now mandatory throughout the county's parks and forestland properties. Previously,…
Aug 25, 2015

Former Boring CPO chairman announces Commission run

by Kylie Wray
Steve Bates to take on Martha Schrader in 2016 election Steve Bates, former Boring Community Planning Organization chairman and the driving force behind the community’s effort to withdraw from…
Aug 16, 2015

Pedestrian killed in collision on Highway 26

by Pamplin Media Group
Woman pronounced dead on scene by Sandy Fire A female pedestrian died on Saturday, Aug. 15, after being struck by a vehicle on Highway 26 in Sandy, officials said. At around 8:45 p.m. on…
Aug 16, 2015

Woman killed crossing Highway 26 in Sandy

by Jim Redden
A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle as she was apparently trying to cross Highway 26 in Sandy on Saturday. The name of the victim was not immediately released. The driver of the vehicle…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Anna Judd helps a customer at Dollys Pet Shoppe during her 10-year anniversary celebration on Friday, Aug. 7.
Aug 12, 2015

Dolly's owner celebrates 10 years of caring service

by Kylie Wray
Pet store owner thanks customers of all ages for loyalty Customers both two- and four-legged were treated to a day of samples and celebration of 10 years of business at Dolly’s Pet Shoppe on…
Aug 12, 2015

Five human-caused fires contained over weekend

by Kylie Wray
Forest officials remind of danger from illegal campfires Throughout the weekend of Aug. 8-9, firefighters responded to five wildfires on the Mt. Hood National Forest, some caused by abandoned…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Makenna Welch, 7, shows off the curly cucumber and flavorful honey sticks she purchased at the Mt. Hood Farmers Market with her Power of Produce coins.
Aug 12, 2015

The power of healthy eating

by Kylie Wray
Mt. Hood Farmers Market leaders hope to boost popularity with families Who knew you could get a curly cucumber and flavored honey sticks with two wooden coins? Through the Mt. Hood Farmers…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Volunteers pass out free Tillamook ice cream at the annual Boring and Dull Day Community Social in the Park on Sunday, Aug. 9.
Aug 12, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Boring and Dull Day

by Kylie Wray
Boring community members celebrated their own state holiday, Boring and Dull Day, on Sunday, Aug. 9, with a Community Social in the Park. There was music, both Scottish and American, free…
Aug 12, 2015

News briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Volunteer to clear invasive species and restore habitat for native salmon The Sandy River Basin Watershed Council is looking for your help in improving salmon habitat in the Salmon River and…
Aug 12, 2015

School briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Treats served to celebrate new school year Oregon Trail Schools are celebrating the beginning of a new year. Schools will welcome families with open houses and treats at the following times: n…