Large fire spreads near Estacada

Large fire spreads near Estacada

A sprinkling of ash and a cloud of smoke are hovering over the Estacada area due to a large fire...

'We are Reynolds'

'We are Reynolds'

Three months after tragedy struck, students return to RHS Parents, grandparents, leaders and...

Reception held for 'Victorian Secrets'

Reception held for 'Victorian Secrets'

Wy'East Artisans' work influenced by Oscar Wilde play The Wy’East Artisans Guild will...

Corvettes roll out on cross-country caravan

Corvettes roll out on cross-country caravan

American sport car enthusiasts depart from Sandy last week en route to National Corvette Museum...

Sandy woman has hand in hydroelectric  history films

Sandy woman has hand in hydroelectric history films

Libby Burke, Bonneville Power Administration librarian, helped curate long-lost films...

Sandy Blockbuster moves- just two doors down

Sandy Blockbuster moves- just two doors down

Surviving downfall of video rental stores, Sandy's franchise changes location Nowadays video...

Sandy city councilors run unopposed

Sandy city councilors run unopposed

If elected, mayor will serve another two-year term while councilors will serve another four ...

Teens invest time in Japanese trick game

Children and teens gather Saturday to show their skills Two Sandy teens have started a tournament...

Radio control airplanes soar over Boring

Radio control airplanes soar over Boring

Sky Knights hope to invest young pilots in popular hobby If you happen to be traveling down...

Walking art: Journeying from PSU to Timberline

Walking art: Journeying from PSU to Timberline

Students from the PSU School of Art and Design experience communities on foot Art comes in many...

Pet Show draws entrants of all breeds and sizes

Pet Show draws entrants of all breeds and sizes

Nearly 80 people showed up to participate and watch the animals Kids of all ages gathered behind...

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Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Eagle Creek is within the Salmon Huckleberry Wilderness of the Mt. Hood National Forest.
September 11, 2014

Wild by nature

by Kylie Wray
In the Wilderness, human use is not a priority and visiting warrants caution The Mt. Hood Wilderness is within driving distance for many local hikers. But just because it is accessible doesn't…
September 10, 2014

Fiber installation nears its next phase

by Kylie Wray
Sandy will hold a ceremony and demo event Sept. 18 The first step of SandyNet’s fiber technology installation is almost complete. Joe Knapp, the city of Sandy’s IT director, said construction…
September 10, 2014

City closes case with DEQ in fine and improvement plan

by Kylie Wray
City's treatment plant to be updated after discharge of wastewater The city of Sandy has signed an agreement with the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality for treatment plant improvement…
September 10, 2014

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
Senior Center organizes low-income spay and neuter Clackamas County low-income citizens are being offered the chance to get their cats spayed and neutered for free. On Friday, Sept. 12, the Spay…
September 10, 2014

Sandy painter's art displayed at Sandy Library

by Kylie Wray
Leslie Cheney-Parr's watercolors begin as sketches from abroad Artist Leslie Cheney-Parr's work is inspired by her travels. She comes home with dozens of images that capture landscapes. While…
September 10, 2014

Sandy class helps families share pain of mental illness

by Kylie Wray
NAMI offers free family-to-family class in Sandy Families dealing with the effects of mental illness that get involved with a Clackamas County organization are finding a new truth: They are not…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Dax Jordan on the Red Carpet of the Satellite Awards.
September 10, 2014

Comedian returns to Sandy area for Rhododendron show

by Kylie Wray
Sandy High Alumn Dax Jordan plans comedic cooperation with father A Sandy High alumnus has taken his comedy show on the road. All the way back home. Dax Jordan, who graduated from Sandy High in…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Sheri Brinkman held a Days for Girls sewing party in April that she called a success.
September 10, 2014

Volunteers send reusable pads to needy girls

by Kylie Wray
Sewing event at Boring-Damascus Grange Sept. 20 Sewers in Boring are helping to provide girls overseas with the ability to attend school all month long. Days for Girls is a network of sewing…
September 10, 2014

Oral Hull park holds sale of retro 70's items

by Kylie Wray
Oral Hull Foundation for the Blind is cleaning out its park. From 2-6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, and Thursday, Sept. 11, at Oral Hull Park, 43233 SE Oral Hull Road, there will be a sale. The sale…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Isabel Grace Franks
September 10, 2014

Friends solicit donations for Franks family

by Kylie Wray
After Isabel Franks' death, community bands together to raise money After losing their 9-year-old daughter in August, Robert and Stacey Franks are struggling with the cost of her death. Chris…

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Sep 08, 2014

Races for state lawmakers heat up in Clackamas County

by Raymond Rendleman
House seat in OC, Gladstone; Senate district also covers Estacada, Canby and Molalla - How is Cover Oregon like the light-rail project being built between Portland and Oak Grove? It’s a fair…
Sep 03, 2014

Missing dog located following fatal Lusted Road accident

by Kylie Wray
Deceased's family raising money for vet bills The last missing occupant and sole survivor of a deadly crash that happened in August on Lusted Road outside of Sandy has been located: a dachshund…
Photo Credit: PMG - US 26 Blasting
Sep 05, 2014

Blasting on Mt. Hood along U.S. 26 resumes Tuesday

by Pamplin Media Group
Video shows tonight's test blast was a success U.S. 26 on Mt. Hood was closed for less than a half hour this evening as K&E Excavating a contractor for ODOT conducted a test blast along the rock…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED: CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Gresham police and Clackamas County Sheriff's deputies raided a 'chop shop' in Boring where several stolen vehicles, including this stripped down 1957 Chevrolet were found. Several people are being questioned and more details will be released later.
Sep 04, 2014

Gresham PD busts 'chop shop' for stolen vehicles

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Clackamas County Sheriff assists with Boring raid Gresham police and Clackamas County Sheriff's deputies raided a “chop shop” in the 35000 block of Bell Maple Drive in Boring where they detained…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - The crash occurred on Wednesday, July 30. After an OSP investigation, Hughes, the driver at fault, was indicted and turned himself in on Thursday, Sept. 4.
Sep 04, 2014

Police make arrest regarding July Brightwood crash

by Kylie Wray
Trevor Hughes taken into custody on charges of assault and DUII An arrest has been made in a case involving a crash that caused serious injuries on Highway 26 near Brightwood in July. At around…
Sep 04, 2014

Lock-in lifted for Reynolds grade schools

by Lisa K. Anderson
A lock-in has been released for Alder, Davis and Hartley Elementary schools, said Gresham Police Officer Adam Baker. The lock-in was announced by Reynolds School District around 1 p.m. Thursday,…
Sep 03, 2014

Golf tournament to benefit SHS scholarship fund

by Kylie Wray
The No Pioneer Left Behind program gives aid to students The Oregon Trail School District and Sandy High School are asking for help to fund scholarships for students unable to afford fees for…
Sep 03, 2014

Let the studying begin

by Kylie Wray
Oregon Trail School District's 2013-14 school year is under way The Oregon Trail School District is well into its back to school routine. The first day back was Monday, Aug. 25. This year, the…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - The Oregon Department of Transportation has begun a safety project on Highway 26 hoping to reduce the areas number of fatal and serious injury accidents.
Sep 03, 2014

ODOT improving safety of Highway 26 on Mount Hood

by Kylie Wray
Construction has started and will continue through fall 2016 Construction work is under way on an Oregon Department of Transportation project to improve the safety of Highway 26 near Government…
Sep 03, 2014

Stein located by treasure hunt alumn

by Kylie Wray
Janet Mackey found the hidden Oktoberfest stein on Aug. 27 Janet Mackey is soon to be the recipient of $200, a prize she earned by locating this year’s Sandy Oktoberfest hidden beer stein at…