Yesterday's Sandy Post headlines
1950 — Roy Rogers and his horse "Trigger" graced the big screen this time 70 years ago at the Sunset Theatre in Sandy in a well-known flick called "The Golden Stallion." The movie was shown in "trucolor" and the showing included a cartoon and a clip from the news.
1970 — For years, spring has been known to many as not only a time to clean, but a time to stock up on Girl Scout cookies. This time 50 years ago, Sandy's Brownie Scouts Jean Michael, Cindy Kenley and Julie Predmore (pictured) were eager to start selling. I'm certain the girls made a handsome sum for the Sandy Troop No. 391.
1980 — The students and staff of Kelso School were transitioning into a new building this time 40 years ago. The $2.4 million facility was "specifically designed to fit the rural setting and tradition of the area."
1990 — This time 30 years ago, our own beloved Sharon Nesbit was bemoaning her choice to give up chocolate for Lent in her weekly column. "Since I gave up chocolate for Lent I have learned two things: There is more chocolate than I thought and more Lent than I thought," Nesbit wrote. "Now right here, at least seven of you are going to call me up and suggest frozen yogurt instead. When I tell you I don't like frozen yogurt, you will say you have a kind so good that no one can tell the difference. Well, I can. Yogurt is to real ice cream what carob is to chocolate, a poor substitute."
2000 — Before every movie and TV show was available streaming online, visiting the local video store was a sacred Friday evening ritual. This time 20 years ago, the Sandy community was anticipating the opening of Hollywood Video in the Sandy Market Place. The business opened in April 2000.
2010 — Nutz-n-Boltz Theater Co. has presented a number of quality comedies over its 15 years in Boring. This time 10 years ago, the show tickling everyone's funny bone was "Don't Dress for Dinner." Right now the company is back in a comic mood and showing "Weekend Comedy." Look for the review in today's newspaper.
2019 — This time last year Sandy Grade School was recognized as a 2019 Model School by the International Center for Leadership in Education. After several years of academic growth and the school's overall improvement, the school rose from the bottom 10% to the top 20% of schools, with one of the highest growth rates in the state. Sandy Grade was one of only seven elementary schools, and of only 18 schools K-12 nationwide, to be honored. It also was the only Oregon elementary school to be chosen.
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