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1979: Timberline Lodge expands. The construction was estimated to cost around $6.7 million.

PMG ARCHIVE PHOTO - Timberline gained its day lodge 40 years ago. The construction was estimated to cost around $6.7 million. 1949 — After a series of spot fires that took out multiple homes on the mountain and threatened dozens this time 70 years ago, the Welches community campaigned to start a volunteer fire department.

1959 — The Sandy Post Office was the recipient of a new 49-star flag this time 60 years ago. Father Ernest Jackson from St. Michael's Catholic Church performed a benediction when the flag was dedicated, and members of the Sandy Business and Professional Women's Club served cake and coffee during an open house.

1969 — School cooks were getting into the fall season with a menu featuring hot soups and rolls this time 50 years ago. Sandy Grade students were given a lunch of vegetable chowder, grated carrot salad on lettuce, a weenie, bread with butter, a graham cracker and milk while Welches kids got bean soup with bacon, carrot sticks, berry cobbler, hot rolls and milk.

1979 — The day lodge at Timberline was taking shape this time 40 years ago. The construction was estimated to cost around $6.7 million.

1989 — For $699 you could be the proud owner of a convertible pocket phone this time 30 years ago. Oregon and Washington Telephone Company Inc. boasted that the 7-inch long phone could give you "the best of both worlds" by being a handheld pocket phone and an in-car cellular w/ hands-free. The offer also included 100 minutes of airtime with no charge for activation.

1999 — The Post took some criticism to heart this time 20 years ago when 10 community members wrote into the editor to express disappointment in a sports column criticizing cheerleading. Many argued the column was "silly, silly, silly" and that cheerleaders aren't just "pretty faces on the sidelines."

2009 — This time 10 years ago, the Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce was preparing to host their Good Evening, Sandy at Local Talent & Dessert Co. Nowadays, the Chamber hosts Good Morning Sandy once a month, the last meeting took place at Avamere.

2018 — Last year on POW-MIA Recognition Day the Boring community dedicated its Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Boring Station Trailhead Park. This year, they dedicated a second flagpole in memory of late community contributor Larry Alexander.


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