'Amazing kids' honored for contributions, tackling causes

'Amazing kids' honored for contributions, tackling causes

Before he was a 1984 U.S. Olympic gold medalist ice skater, four-time world champion and...

TriMet unveils shiny new train in Gresham

TriMet unveils shiny new train in Gresham

18 new trains added by spring TriMet showed off its shiny new Type 5 MAX light rail train in...

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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October 29, 2014

Mt. Hood Forest invites public participation

by Kylie Wray
Bark and businesses call for service priority shift A local nonprofit group is using a series of Mt. Hood National Forest open houses to help voice its desire for change. On Wednesday and…
Photo Credit: POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - The current downtown Sandy sign most likely will be removed when a larger version is installed. The decorative waterfall will remain intact.
October 29, 2014

City plans to include look, directions in downtown

by Kylie Wray
Council approved contract for new city signs The city of Sandy continues to work on improving its atmosphere. A new action not only will make finding places in the downtown easier, but it will…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Oregon Trail Academy students are learning to play West African Rhythms on brand new drums.
October 29, 2014

School briefs

by Kylie Wray
Discuss winter sickness with pediatricians at Sandy High The Oregon Trail School District will hold a free open house discussion with local pediatricians at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, in the…
October 29, 2014

Urban renewal money goes toward A-frame signs

by Kylie Wray
Grants may refund businesses for improving sidewalk signs Welcoming and directional signs aren’t the only signs in Sandy getting an overhaul with help from the city. The city is now offering an…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Rae Taylor plays the lead character in The Diary of Anne Frank, based on the book of same name discovered after Frank perished in the Holocaust.
October 29, 2014

Nutz 'n' Boltz stages classic Holocaust drama

by Rob Cullivan
'The Diary of Anne Frank' opens Friday, Nov. 7 The numbers boggle the mind — 6 million, some say as many as 7 million, Jews perished at the hands of the Nazis before and during World War II. The…
October 29, 2014

Lions Club seeks donation to restore eyesight

by Kylie Wray
Bring your used eyeglasses, hearing aids and cell phones to one of seven locations The Sandy Lions Club is asking for donations of used eyeglasses that are recycled to benefit those in need. The…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED ART - 'Uprooted' by Eileen Holzman was inspired by the surprising yet natural shapes found in a root system.
October 29, 2014

Wy'east artists show 'Tangled Web' at Actors Theatre

by Kylie Wray
Art reception followed by dress rehearsal of 'Deathtrap' Wy’east Artisans Guild will launch its show inspired by Sandy Actors Theatre’s newest play in November. At 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13,…
October 29, 2014

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
City extends trial of Food Cart allowance The city of Sandy has extended its trial of allowing food carts in city limits for one year. In June of this year, the city of Sandy adopted an…
October 29, 2014

Police log

by Kylie Wray
ARRESTS Noon Oct. 13, a business in the 39500 block of Pioneer Boulevard reported suspicious circumstances. A Sandy police officer detained four people after finding the vehicle they were in was…
October 29, 2014

Fire calls

by Kylie Wray
Sunday, Oct. 12 7:21 a.m., assist ailing citizen, Southeast Grey Avenue. 1:50 p.m., EMS call, Southeast Leewood Lane. 7:54 p.m., assist ailing citizen, Southeast Kitzmiller Road. 8:51 p.m.,…

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Oct 27, 2014

Liepolds damaged by weather, burglary

by Kylie Wray
Despite setbacks, October Harvest Festival, Corn Cross continue On Sunday morning, Oct. 26, Marcia Liepold and her husband, owners of Liepold Farms in Boring, woke up to find they had suffered a…
Photo Credit: COURTEST KOIN 6 NEWS/LAURA FENN - This tree knocked down power lines on Southwest Vista in Portland on Saturday.
Oct 26, 2014

Thousands in region without power Sunday

by Jim Redden
Thousandsof households in the Portland area were without power Sunday morning following Saturday's wind storm, according to Portland General Electric. As of 5:10 p.m. Sunday, Portland General…
Oct 24, 2014

WES to get another interim director in ongoing search for…

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Another interim director of Clackamas County Water Environment Services will step down Nov. 30. Clackamas County’s Water Environment Services will see its fourth top manager in a year as the…
Oct 23, 2014

Reward offered for help in capturing theft suspects

by Kylie Wray
Sandy Police are seeking tips in a case involving a stolen trailer Sandy Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying suspects in the theft of a utility trailer that occurred on…
Oct 22, 2014

Hoffman named Estacada development director

by Isabel Gautschi
The Estacada Development Association welcomed its new executive director and Main Street manager, Nancy Hoffman, with a reception Wednesday, Oct. 8. “We think she’s the perfect person to move…
Oct 22, 2014

Sandy Police Log

by Kylie Wray
ARRESTS 5:59 p.m. Oct. 9, Patrick J. Strouf, 21, of Ranier was found passed out in his car. An investigation was conducted and Strouf was arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants.…
Oct 22, 2014

Sandy ballot drop sites offer postage-free delivery

by Kylie Wray
Ballots are out. There are a few places in Sandy where you can drop them off without postage. On Wednesday, Oct. 15, ballots for the Nov. 4 election were mailed to legal voters in Sandy. The…
Oct 22, 2014

Fire Calls

by Kylie Wray
Sunday, Oct. 5 5:56 p.m., motor vehicle accident, no injuries, Highway 211 6:10 p.m., motor vehicle accident, no injuries, Highway 26 7:08 p.m., unauthorized burning, Southeast Jacoby Road 7:56…
Oct 22, 2014

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
Volunteers sought to put ‘tickle’ in Tickle Creek Join the Clackamas River Basin Council in improving Tickle Creek. On Saturday, Nov. 1, the council will host a work party from 9 a.m. to noon…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Sen. Chuck Thomsen
Oct 23, 2014

Bruce hopes to restore faith in state government

by Kylie Wray
Thomsen challenged by Bruce for seat in state Senate Democrat Robert Bruce is running against Sen. Chuck Thomsen, R-Hood River, for Oregon Senate District 26. District 26 encompasses much of…