Overcoming stigma, establishing business

Overcoming stigma, establishing business

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

Food assistance on the move

Food assistance on the move

Sandy Community Action Center takes its mission on the road to Boring Some Boring residents that...

Kids' events roll on with annual Bike Derby

Kids' events roll on with annual Bike Derby

Armed with bikes, helmets and plenty of sunscreen, Sandy kids participated in the second free...

Fur, fluff, feathers and scales on parade

Fur, fluff, feathers and scales on parade

Even though it’s still a day before the Sandy Mountain Festival Parade is due to begin,...

Lending literature

Lending literature

Neighborhood lending libraries take off along Sandy streets A group of local citizens led by...

AmeriCorps digs  into AntFarm

AmeriCorps digs into AntFarm

Seven NCCC members invest in AntFarm youths, garden development While most young people are out...

Hot, sunny weather makes it easy to jump into summer

Hot, sunny weather makes it easy to jump into summer

School’s out for summer vacation, and recent weather has made it easy for families to jump...


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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Hoodland Fire crews aided in attempting to gain control of a wildfire that broke out on the afternoon of Friday, July 24.
July 27, 2015

Fire crews patrol 488 fire site after rains contain flames

by Kylie Wray
Authorities caution complacency in fire safety after moist weekend weather After weekend rains contained the 488 Fire that broke out near Lolo Pass in the Zigzag Ranger District on Friday, July…
July 27, 2015

Police relay team hopes to hit goal before Saturday

by Kylie Wray
With the Relay for Life of Sandy fast approaching – the event will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Pioneer Building, 17100 SE Bluff Road in Sandy – the Sandy Police Department’s…
FILE PHOTO - Jim Bernard
July 29, 2015

Clackamas County Commissioner Jim Bernard throws hat into chair…

by Raymond Rendleman
Having served as a county commissioner for the past six and a half years, Jim Bernard believes he is “the best person to take on the challenges of leading this diverse and growing county” as…
July 27, 2015

School briefs

by Kylie Wray
SHS Mock Trials Team fundraises by teaching campers the ropes The Sandy High School Mock Trials Team will hold a fundraising kid’s day camp for students in grades one through eight from 9 a.m.…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Mt. Hood Equestrian Center is being updated for potentional reopening as an equestrian center should future regulation forbid the growing of medical marijuana.
July 27, 2015

Neighbors speak out against pot growers

by Kylie Wray
Former equestrian center houses one of 3,448 grows in Clackamas County When Norm Rice and wife Monika Gartner first bought their house on Lariat Lane along Highway 26 in Boring, they were…
July 27, 2015

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 - 4:32 p.m. Saturday, June…
CONTRIBUTED BY SANDY HOPS AND BLUES FESTIVAL - A soulful performance by the Karen Lovely Band.
July 27, 2015

New acts headline Sandy blues fest

by Alexandra Wallachy
Hillstomp and Karen Lovely Band kick off 20th anniversary season There will be something old, something new and something blue-sy at the Sandy Hops and Blues Festival. Sandy Summer Sound and…
July 27, 2015

Sandy adopts state law to ban marijuana facilities

by Kylie Wray
City Council ordinance to go before voters in 2016 The city of Sandy now has a state law to back up its local ban on medical marijuana facilities. At a special meeting on Tuesday, July 14, the…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - In June, 1,463 students received certificates or degrees from Mt. Hood Community College, 69 of them were Sandy High School graduates.
July 27, 2015

Community college to help Sandy students register for fall

by Kylie Wray
Students could win a scholarship if registered Aug. 4-6 Mt. Hood Community College is partnering with Sandy Public Library to ensure local students are able to successfully register for fall…
July 21, 2015

Summit to prepare county for disaster

by Raymond Rendleman
Clackamas Fire and the Clackamas County Office of Emergency Management will host the first-ever Community Emergency Response Team summit this weekend. The summit is intended to improve…

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Moving Wall visits Camden, Tenn., in 2011.
Jul 20, 2015

Milwaukie parade to honor Vietnam service, Moving Memorial Wall

by Raymond Rendleman
On Saturday, July 25, American Legion Post 180 and the Milwaukie Rotary Club will help organize the city of Milwaukie’s Honoring Military Service & Sacrifice Parade that coincides with the 50th…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Sandy Mountain Festival Five Generation Court Queen Eileen Suchanek waves to spectators during the parade Thursday, July 9.
Jul 15, 2015

Parade showcases Sandy Mountain Festival spirit

by Kylie Wray
Locals go home with titles for marchers, cars, floats By mid-day Monday, July 6, lawn chairs and benches lined the main strip in downtown Sandy as residents prepared to watch a Sandy tradition.…
Jul 15, 2015

Want to be involved in SAT's newest production?

by Kylie Wray
Sandy Actors Theatre is holding auditions for its upcoming production of “Hay Fever” at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 18, at the theater. The play is written by Noel Coward and will be directed by…
Jul 15, 2015

College news

by Kylie Wray
Six students named to spring Eastern Oregon dean’s list Eastern Oregon University has named 464 students to the dean's list for spring term 2015, six from the Sandy, Mount Hood area. They are…
Jul 15, 2015

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 - 10:22 p.m. Thursday, June…
Jul 15, 2015

Business briefs

by Kylie Wray
Artist shows work on Sandy Library walls Local artist Leslie Cheney-Parr is displaying her artwork in the Sandy Public Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., now through Sept. 2. The work on display is a…
PMG PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Quilt of Valor Regional Coordinator Lynda Lutz happily tells Sam Scopacasa he will not have to take sewing lessons.
Jul 15, 2015

Veterans honored with Quilts of Valor

by Kylie Wray
Volunteers thank World War II veterans with intricately designed quilts When World War II Veteran Sam Scopacasa met with his family at Montavilla Sewing Center in Gresham on Wednesday, July 8,…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Kathy Murawski sells jewelry samples that can be made with materials from the store.
Jul 15, 2015

Beads Down Under relocates under Cedar Plaza

by Kylie Wray
Bead store offers more than stringable gems A hidden gem itself, Beads Down Under is a treasure trove of colorful beads, peculiar pendants and one of a kind antique pieces. Owner Kathy Murawski…
Jul 15, 2015

Public invited to give comments on Mt. Hood Express operations

by Pamplin Media Group
The Mt. Hood Express bus service invites the public to attend community meetings in Sandy, Welches and Government Camp to share ideas, concerns or to learn more about the Mount Hood Transit…
Jul 15, 2015

Sandy, Estacada Lions to host tournament Aug. 1

by Pamplin Media Group
Public invited to grab their golfing buddies and join in The Sandy and Estacada Lions Clubs will once again hold their joint annual Benefit Golf Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 1. The tournament,…