Relieved from duty, still seeking adventure

Relieved from duty, still seeking adventure

Retired Timberline mascot calls Sandy home It’s no secret that if you seek Heidi or Bruno at...

Veteran remembers 'The Angels' in the Pacific

Veteran remembers 'The Angels' in the Pacific

WWII veteran Harold Kitchen releases book about the division he served in More than 69 years...

Filtering runoff in Sandy's spongy wetlands

Filtering runoff in Sandy's spongy wetlands

â-  Volunteers help place 4,000 wetlands plants near Tickle Creek Local volunteers experienced a...

Sandy students learn to use compact laptops

Sandy students learn to use compact laptops

Oregon Trail third-graders get use of classroom Google Chromebooks The Oregon Trail School...

Dorman Center's future is cloudy

Dorman Center's future is cloudy

Forum brings candidates to answer questions from mountain residents The Villages at Mt. Hood are...

Library outreach brings books to Sandy Vista kids

Library outreach brings books to Sandy Vista kids

n Katie Murphy hopes to reach apartment residents, both young and old The Sandy Public Library...

Community remembers one of a kind woman

Community remembers one of a kind woman

First woman bootlegger in Oregon lived proudly on Mount Hood from 1910 to 1964 One mountain...

Get some exercise and get a litty muddy

Get some exercise and get a litty muddy

The Sandy/Boring Corn Cross returns for second year of cyclocross The season of rain has started....

Hydraulic rams, titanium screws and crossbows

Hydraulic rams, titanium screws and crossbows

SHS students visit companies for National Manufacturing Day On Friday, Oct. 3, Sandy High...

Pick your pumpkins from a patch

Pick your pumpkins from a patch

Halloween is upon us, time to try out a local pumpkin patch Sure, you could buy your pumpkins...

Where do most want to live? In the suburbs

Where do most want to live? In the suburbs

Sandy experiences continued real estate growth The traditional American Dream is alive and...

Reception held for 'Victorian Secrets'

Reception held for 'Victorian Secrets'

Wy'East Artisans' work influenced by Oscar Wilde play The Wy’East Artisans Guild will...

Corvettes roll out on cross-country caravan

Corvettes roll out on cross-country caravan

American sport car enthusiasts depart from Sandy last week en route to National Corvette Museum...

Sandy woman has hand in hydroelectric  history films

Sandy woman has hand in hydroelectric history films

Libby Burke, Bonneville Power Administration librarian, helped curate long-lost films...

Sandy Blockbuster moves- just two doors down

Sandy Blockbuster moves- just two doors down

Surviving downfall of video rental stores, Sandy's franchise changes location Nowadays video...

Sandy city councilors run unopposed

Sandy city councilors run unopposed

If elected, mayor will serve another two-year term while councilors will serve another four ...

Teens invest time in Japanese trick game

Children and teens gather Saturday to show their skills Two Sandy teens have started a tournament...

Radio control airplanes soar over Boring

Radio control airplanes soar over Boring

Sky Knights hope to invest young pilots in popular hobby If you happen to be traveling down...

Walking art: Journeying from PSU to Timberline

Walking art: Journeying from PSU to Timberline

Students from the PSU School of Art and Design experience communities on foot Art comes in many...

Pet Show draws entrants of all breeds and sizes

Pet Show draws entrants of all breeds and sizes

Nearly 80 people showed up to participate and watch the animals Kids of all ages gathered behind...

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Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Twelve of the 39 pending marijuana cases in Clackamas County will be dismissed under a new policy announced by the district attorney's office.
November 24, 2014

Clackamas County lightens up on marijuana charges

by Saundra Sorenson
In anticipation of Measure 91, many charges will be dismissed Good news for anyone facing a criminal marijuana charge in Clackamas County: Your case may be dismissed, or the charges may be…
November 24, 2014

Sandy FFA sells apples, pears by the box

by Kylie Wray
The Sandy Future Farmers of America will continue taking orders for its annual fruit sale through Monday, Dec. 1. Apples and pears will be sold in 23- and 28-pound boxes for only $15. Apples are…
November 19, 2014

Clackamas County immigrants favor OC, Happy Valley

by Raymond Rendleman
Oregon experiencing boom in number of people moving here - This week, Portland State University’s Population Research Center (PRC) released its preliminary 2014 population estimates, showing…
November 19, 2014

Hoodland Library remodel project hires architect

by Kylie Wray
Public forums to be held in December, January for comments, ideas The project to begin remodeling a new Hoodland Library space is finally underway. At the Sandy City Council meeting Monday, Nov.…
November 19, 2014

Seat opens on council after Adams resigns

by Kylie Wray
City looks to replace council member for remaining term Brian Adams has resigned from the City Council because he no longer is meeting the residency requirements of living within the city of…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Steve Ludeman of Welches enjoys watercolor for the spontaneity and freedom it offers.
November 19, 2014

Northwest scenes come to downtown in December

by Kylie Wray
The chamber's next art show will feature pieces by Steve Ludeman Settings from all over Oregon are being brought — on canvas — to downtown Sandy by an artist from the villages of Mount Hood.…
November 19, 2014

Mattress sale benefits middle school bands

by Kylie Wray
Need a new mattress? Support local middle school bands while improving your sleeping situation. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, the Boring and Cedar Ridge Middle School band programs…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: MICHAEL HENLEY - Matt Rathbun and Kyra Hobart portray Sidney and Myra Bruhl. Rathbuns character plots to murder a collegue to take credit for his newly written play, Deathtrap.
November 19, 2014

Skip the suspenseful movie, try out SAT's 'Deathtrap'

by Kylie Wray
Comedy thriller brings about gasps, laughter from full house Sandy Actors Theatre never fails to surprise with the wide range of plays it brings to the heart of Sandy. I enjoyed its last play,…
November 19, 2014

Holiday volunteers support Hoodland neighbors in need

by Kylie Wray
Holiday programs bring Hoodland community together Once again, the Hoodland community is coming together to serve neighbors in need. Larry Morgan, one of the minds behind the Hoodland…
November 19, 2014

Holiday crafting events set

by Kylie Wray
Libraries launch series to enrich communities For some families, in addition to leftover turkey sandwiches, the day after Thanksgiving means putting up holiday decorations. This week, the Sandy…

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Nov 19, 2014

Firwood holiday bazaar achieves community, support

by Kylie Wray
30th annual event adds food drive to festivities There is no shortage of holiday spirit in the Firwood Elementary area this month. The school’s Parent Teacher Association is celebrating the 30th…
Photo Credit: POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - The Snowberry development, off Highway 211, is one that has taken off this year in Sandy. Other areas where residential homes are going up are Sandy Bluff, Deer Pointe and Salmon Creek Estates.
Nov 19, 2014

Sandy housing developments show hope for recovering local economy

by Kylie Wray
2014 best year for Sandy real estate, said real estate broker Carl Exner Housing developments are once again in full swing around Sandy as the economy slowly recovers from the recession. But…
Nov 19, 2014

Fire calls

by Kylie Wray
Sunday, Nov. 2 12:44 a.m., trash fire, Southeast Meinig Avenue. 3:40 p.m., EMS call, Southeast Hauglum Road. 10:22 p.m., EMS call, Southeast Kleinsmith Road. Monday, Nov. 3 12:50 a.m., medical…
Nov 19, 2014

Police Log

by Kylie Wray
Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the Sandy Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents: ARRESTS * 8:22 p.m. Nov. 8, a theft…
(Image is Clickable Link) Photo Credit: COURTESY OF GRESHAM - A map of publicly owned tax lots on Hogan Butte in southeast Gresham. Light blue is for the City of Gresham, Green is for Metro, Pink is for City-Metro joint property and dark blue is for city of Portland property. In all there are 110.94 acres.
Nov 19, 2014

Gresham Council approves Hogan Butte funding request

by Shasta Kearns Moore
The city to ask the state for $400K The city and Metro have cobbled together three tracts of land totaling 61.5 acres for Hogan Butte Nature Park, but now need funding to create access and…
Nov 18, 2014

MHCC cancels Tuesday classes, practices in gymnasium

by Pamplin Media Group
Action taken following break in water line Mt. Hood Community College has canceled all Tuesday, Nov. 18, classes and practices in the college gymnasium due to a water line break. More details…
Nov 18, 2014

Judge upholds ruling on Damascus de-annexations

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Council president DeYoung says appeal is likely A group of property owners wanting to leave the city of Damascus are celebrating a victory in Marion County Court. Judge Claudia Burton upheld her…
Nov 18, 2014

Judge upholds Damascus de-annexations, but fight probably isn't…

by Shasta Kearns Moore
The city plans to appeal the decision A group of property owners are calling victory in their fight to de-annex from the city of Damascus. A Marion County Circuit Court Judge confirmed her…
Nov 14, 2014

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
Hoping to open space for downtown customers The city of Sandy’s downtown parking plan is being put into effect. Signs restricting parking time to two hours have been installed along Pioneer and…
Photo Credit: GRESHAM OUTLOOK: TROY WAYRYNEN - Gresham police officer Cordes, left, helps Troutdale resident Donna Roberts from her car on Southeast 223rd Avenue. Roberts lost control of her car and ended up in a median after hitting a patch of ice. Roberts was not injured in the incident.
Nov 13, 2014

Storm blows in like a lamb

by Steve Brown
But will it roar like a Lion? Local cities were bracing for severe weather that was slow to materialize Thursday, Nov. 13. The National Weather Service initially predicted 3 to 7 inches of snow…