Cars and RC planes shine at Kiwanis event

Cars and RC planes shine at Kiwanis event

Gray skies couldn't keep people away from the Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast It’s a bird,...

Putting a new bridle on life

Putting a new bridle on life

Local rescues give forever homes, new futures to abused and neglected equines Every morning,...

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: LSC TRANSPORTATION - Map shows three potential counties Mt. Hood Express could travel to.
July 29, 2015

Mt. Hood bus service wants input

by Alexandra Wallachy
Community opinion could expand bus routes to three new counties Mt. Hood Express wants to hear from you. The bus service held community meetings in Sandy, Welches and Government Camp to discuss…
POST PHOTO: ALEXANDRA WALLACHY - Terry and Paul Tyler stand outside the Boring location of Mt. Scott Fuel Co.
July 29, 2015

Nearly 100 years of Tyler family business

by Alexandra Wallachy
Mt. Scott Fuel Co. is a staple of the Boring community Mt. Scott Fuel Company doesn’t sell as much actual “fuel” as it used to. In its 96 years of service the business has changed dramatically.…
July 29, 2015

Arts Alliance seeks artists for 2016 exhibit

by Pamplin Media Group
The Clackamas County Arts Alliance is accepting applications from individual artists and artist groups for the 2016 Artist Exhibit Program. The program features two- and three-dimensional…
July 29, 2015

Forget Hitchcock, AntFarm takes on the birds

by Alexandra Wallachy
Local nonprofit organization brings bird art to Sandy Portland may have been the first to “put a bird on it,” but AntFarm in Sandy is giving the slogan new life. AntFarm will host a bird event…
July 29, 2015

Fire calls

by Pamplin Media Group
Sunday, July 12 5:02 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Langensand Road. 7:16 a.m., good intent call, Southeast Bell Street. 7:27 a.m., EMS call, Highway 26. 7:31 a.m., smoke detector malfunction,…
POST PHOTO: ALEXANDRA WALLACHY - Jason Ropp introduces Sandy kids to the Dragon Puppet Theater.
July 29, 2015

Puppets save the day for Sandy reading

by Alexandra Wallachy
Sandy Library's summer reading program continues with puppet show Kids and parents alike watched good triumph over evil Wednesday, July 22 at the Sandy Library. The Dragon Theater Puppets…
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.…

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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.
Jul 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…
Jul 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.
Jul 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…
Jul 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.
Jul 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…
Jul 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…
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…