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Sandy's Latest News

June 29, 2015

Sandy, Estacada Fire ban fireworks prior to Independence Day

by Kylie Wray
Residents can still watch displays at city-sponsored events Fire danger in the area has reached such a high level that the cities of Sandy and Estacada are taking extreme measures — fireworks…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Lilly Potter spends time in her backyard with Cupcake the guinea pig. The animal enthusiast loves spending time with her family and caring for her pets.
June 28, 2015

Two young Mountain Fest princesses can't wait for July

by Kylie Wray
Lilly Potter, Sarah Rutledge carry on Sandy Mountain Fest traditions Preparations are picking up for the 2015 Sandy Mountain Festival. The youngest members of the festival’s Five Generation…
June 25, 2015

Grand marshals announced for Sandy Mountain Festival Parade

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The Sandy Mountain Festival Parade is going “Back to The Future.” Fans of the popular Michael J. Fox films will remember the lead character, Marty McFly, used his Delorean/time machine to travel…
CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - A tank trailer hangs over an embankment - still attached to the truck - after it jackknifed Wednesday afternoon at Brightwood, spilling hot asphalt into the Sandy River.
June 25, 2015

Tanker spills hot asphalt into Sandy River

by Pamplin Media Group
A jackknifed tanker-truck spilled hot asphalt into the Sandy River Wednesday afternoon, and nearby roads were closed for several hours, officials said. Around 2:30 p.m., deputies were called to…
June 24, 2015

Fire calls

by Pamplin Media Group
Sunday, June 7 4:51 a.m., medical assist, Southeast 362nd Avenue. 10:42 a.m., EMS call, Highway 26. 10:49 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Wolf Drive. 11:48 a.m., authorized controlled burning,…
June 24, 2015

Welches honor roll

by Pamplin Media Group
The following students earned a spot on the Welches Middle School honor roll for second semester of the 2014-2015 school year: Eighth-grade 4.0 — Riley Andersen, Lukas Butler and Aubrianna…
June 24, 2015

Police log

by Pamplin Media Group
Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the Sandy Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents: ARRESTS - 12:53 a.m. Friday, May 29,…
June 24, 2015

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
Teens invited to join library board, advise The Sandy Public Library is looking for interested teens to join its Teen Advisory Board this summer to begin planning for its fall program. The board…
June 24, 2015

Cool down in East County

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This weekend Oregon’s temperature is expected to break 100 degrees. These high temperatures could mean trouble for many in Multnomah and Clackamas County. The county suggests that residents:…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Memorial bricks make up a walkway at Sandy Bluff Park, including bricks addressed to Noah, namesake of the event.
June 24, 2015

Parents reflect on the past 10 years of Noah's Quest benefit…

by Kylie Wray
Event at Sandy park benefits parents who lost infants at birth Cary Mallon has little doubt how to answer if he and his wife Carol Cohen had been asked back when they started Noah’s Quest run…

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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Come watch professionals work with untrained horses.
Jun 24, 2015

Colt Starting Challenge begins June 26

by Kylie Wray
A 2015 Colt Starting Challenge USA event will be held in Sandy this weekend. From 6-9 pm. Friday, June 26, and Saturday, June 27, at the G-Bar-G Event Arena, 22060 S.E. 442nd Avenue in Sandy,…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Children and adults alike enjoy the sunshine for a junior fishing clinic at Trillium Lake on Mount Hood.
Jun 24, 2015

Children invited to participate in fishing activity at Trillium

by Kylie Wray
National Forest leads annual Junior Fishing Clinic on Saturday, June 27 In Oregon’s unusually warm June weather, many residents are braving the warm temperatures at local beaches to catch fish —…
Jun 24, 2015

City awaits approval on plan

by Kylie Wray
City expected to OK plan July 6, discuss debt limit extension City of Sandy officials are waiting to hear from the Clackamas Board of County Commissioners about its support of an amendment to…
Jun 24, 2015

School briefs

by Kylie Wray
Gresham Rotary grants MHCC scholarship to 2015 Sandy High grad Torrey Rund, a 2015 Sandy High School graduate, is among the students awarded scholarships from the Rotary Club of Gresham. The…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Auction items line tables in the lobby of Sandys Clackamas County Bank. The more than 100 items will be auctioned off at Saturdays event to benefit Mt. Hood Hospice.
Jun 24, 2015

Bank event aims to assist hospice patients in need

by Kylie Wray
Party on the Patio to feature music and flamingos Clackamas County Bank invites residents to follow the flamingos to its big benefit of the year. The Bank will host its eighth-annual Party on…
Jun 24, 2015

Lion's Club serves all you can eat breakfast July 4, 5

by Pamplin Media Group
The Mt. Hood Lion’s Club 57th Annual Chuck Wagon Breakfast is 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 4, and Sunday, July 5, at the Lions Club building, 24730 E. Woodsey Way in Welches. All you can eat…
Imani Hamlet
Jun 23, 2015

Missing 8-year-old girl found safe

by Pamplin Media Group
An 8-year-old girl who had been missing from her Centennial neighborhood home since Monday evening was found safe Tuesday morning at a friend's house. Police said Imani Hamlet was reported…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Mike Norris, left, Clackamas County Historical Society president, and Lloyd Musser, Mt. Hood Cultural Museum curator, meet at Summit Meadows cemetery.
Jun 20, 2015

Mt. Hood Museum takes over management of Summit cemetery

by Kylie Wray
Pioneer burial site changes hands for better attention As a way to continue preserving the historical sites on Mount Hood, Mt. Hood Cultural Museum will assume management of the historic Summit…
Jun 17, 2015

School board to consider 2015-16 budget June 22

by Kylie Wray
District faces deficit in second fiscal year from PERS change The Oregon Trail School District’s Board of Directors is expected to approve a $38.5 million budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year next…
Jun 12, 2015

City code change allows 'island' annexations with no public vote

by Kylie Wray
Decision has no immediate effect on unincorporated islands The city of Sandy has approved a change in its Municipal Development Code that allows for the annexation of unincorporated islands…