Oregon Trail Academy students  to present 'Rumpelstiltskin'

Oregon Trail Academy students to present 'Rumpelstiltskin'

Second-through-eighth graders take on classic fairy tale A show about goblins performed by tiny...

Battling the unknown

Battling the unknown

After virus left her paralyzed, 8-year-old fights back to normalcy When 8-year-old Bailey...

Flourishes of success

Flourishes of success

Carter Knox takes gold medal among 4,000 entries, 131 schools Sandy High School senior Carter...

Sandy girls retool machining classes

Sandy girls retool machining classes

Sandy High's female students take greater interest in manufacturing program Girls at Sandy High...

Wheels are turning in Sandy cycling scene

Wheels are turning in Sandy cycling scene

Enthusiasts strive to make city a destination for bike tourism On a sunny Sunday morning, Kate...

'Radium Girls' requires SHS actors to get serious

'Radium Girls' requires SHS actors to get serious

Historical play about 1920s true story opens March 5 When you think of the 1920s you think of...

Introducing the 2015 Spring Clackamas County Cultural Guide

Introducing the 2015 Spring Clackamas County Cultural Guide

Welcome to our first issue of the Clackamas County Cultural Guide. We hope you find this to be...

Winter snowpack creates fishy situation

Winter snowpack creates fishy situation

Lack of snowpack creates concern for streams, fish Snowpack on Mount Hood, which is at 8 percent...

Boring Station Park benefits from Eagle Scout project

Boring Station Park benefits from Eagle Scout project

Gresham's Joel Diedrich leads group in improving park's landscape As a way to show off his...

Corvette club donates bears, blankets for CCSO use

Corvette club donates bears, blankets for CCSO use

Donated teddy bears will be handed out to children to comfort them during traumatic events Rose...

Dedicated to healing veterans

Dedicated to healing veterans

Jan. 1 dawned clear and cold, and while most people stayed home to recover from New Year’s...


Sandy's Latest News

CONTRIBUTED ART - JoAnne Rohweders painting Tag Along depicts her grandson and a friend he picked up along the way at Rockaway Beach.
April 01, 2015

Chamber to display guild member's work through April

by Kylie Wray
Rohweder's watercolors reflect world around her The Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce will display art by local painter JoAnne Rohweder throughout April. Born in Hayti, Mo., Rohweder has lived most…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - David Bodis and Dalene Young illustrate how even simpler times can be complicated while rehearsing for Mornings at Seven, which opens Friday, April 3 at Sandy Actors Theatre.
April 01, 2015

Actors theater explores simpler times

by Kylie Wray
Sandy community theater opens 'Morning's at Seven' With its last production, “Barefoot in the Park,” being called a success, Sandy Actors Theatre hopes to entice audiences with a tale of a…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Natalia Hanalaiken, 8, shoots photos for LoriRyland.coms Art Launch program near the river in Sandy. Her photographs will be on display at the gallery during the First Friday event on April 3.
April 01, 2015

Look for artwork, music, local eats at event

by Kylie Wray
Main Street monthly event season starts on April 3 It’s spring again — and that means First Friday events are ready to get off the ground. Friday, April 3, marks the kickoff to this year’s Sandy…
April 01, 2015

Welches resort hires new sales manager

by Kylie Wray
Brooke McDermott was hired at The Resort at The Mountain, 68010 E. Fairway Avenue in Welches, as its new sales manager. “Brooke will be working with the management team to provide exceptional…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Kalani Miller explains what she decided to include in the Easter care packages she handed out on Thursday, March 16, at the Sandy Community Action Center.
April 01, 2015

Girl Scout project designed to help the homeless at Easter

by Kylie Wray
Kalani Miller, Sandy Action Center partner on care packages After months of work, 12-year-old Kalani Miller saw the fruits of her labor on Thursday, March 26, as she handed out care packages to…
April 01, 2015

Sandy Lions Club partners for district screenings

by Kylie Wray
The Sandy Lions Club is partnering with the Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Foundation and the Oregon Trail School District to provide vision and hearing screenings to children through its Mobile…
April 01, 2015

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
Commissioner to visit Boring residents April 1 Clackamas County Commissioner Tootie Smith will appear Wednesday, April 1, at the Boring Fire Station, 28655 S.E. Highway 212 in Boring, to speak…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Dawn Hughs makes an iced drink on a nice day at Magic Bean Bistro.
April 01, 2015

Tualatin couple reopen bistro, hope to join Sandy community

by Kylie Wray
Magic Bean Bistro gets a new focus Magic Bean Bistro has reopened with new management. On Saturday, March 21, Magic Bean Bistro, located at 37425 Highway 26 next to Blockbuster, reopened its…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Businesses and artists from Mount Hood communities have donated items to be auctioned at the Bite of Mt. Hood.
April 01, 2015

Mountain residents invited to take a 'Bite' of local flavors at…

by Kylie Wray
Bite of Mt. Hood event to include food, artwork, auction items Officers of the Mt. Hood Area Chamber of Commerce and local restaurants are preparing for the sixth-annual Bite of Mt. Hood, an…
April 01, 2015

Fire calls

by Kylie Wray
Sunday, March 15 1:33 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Bluff Road. 9:26 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Bornstedt Road. 9:48 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Firwood Road. 1:51 p.m., EMS call, Southeast Cascadia…

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Apr 01, 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 12:05 p.m. March 17, a woman…
Mar 31, 2015

Log truck collides with school bus

by (none)
A school bus, caught in a traffic jam from another accident, was hit by a log truck in Clackamas County. The original crash — a car into a telephone pole – happened in the 10300 block of S.E.…
CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Michael G. Dick
Mar 26, 2015

Gresham sex offender arrested for public indecency in Boring,…

by Jodi Weinberger
Michael G. Dick, of Gresham, faces three felony charges Gresham resident Michael Gordon Dick, a registered sex offender, was arrested on Wednesday, March 25, on accusations of public indecency…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - In the off season, Barry and Helen Bushue are still busy. Their 15-year-old greenhouses recently got new covers.
Mar 25, 2015

No rest for family farmers

by Kylie Wray
Bushues enjoy educating locals about farming practices Although it’s still closed for the season, Bushue’s Family Farm is still full of activity. From planting, to maintenance of farm equipment…
Mar 25, 2015

Troubling wellness data leads to changes

by Kylie Wray
Crisis Manager App among outcomes from student survey A study from 2014, which reported that 20 percent of 11th-grade students have seriously considered attempting suicide, is the basis for…
Mar 25, 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 - 4:23 p.m. March 10, police…
Mar 25, 2015

Massage center celebrates 10 years of local therapy

by Kylie Wray
Christine Andrade, founder of The Massage Therapy Center of Sandy, has invested 10 years into helping local residents improve their health through massage. “We see a lot of people taking steps…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Mount Hood was named a volcano with very high threat of eruption by the U.S. Geological Survey in 2005.
Mar 25, 2015

More volcano monitoring stations proposed for Mount Hood

by Kylie Wray
Public input sought for stations on 'very high-threat' mountain Mt. Hood National Forest officials seek public comment on the proposed installation of four volcano monitoring stations on the…
Mar 25, 2015

SHS students focus efforts on giving to Doernbecher

by Kylie Wray
Sandy High's fundraising events begin March 30 Sandy High School is about ready to kickoff its annual tradition of fundraising for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. Molly Nutt, SHS senior and…
Mar 25, 2015

Fire calls

by Kylie Wray
Sunday, March 8 10:12 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Firwood Road. 12:38 p.m., citizen complaint, Southeast Gunderson Road. 9:52 p.m., chimney or flue fire, Southeast Scenic Street. Monday, March 9…