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Famed downhill racer Bill Johnson dies at Gresham care facility

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The unsung heroes of the mountain

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POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - The Clackamas County Visitors Center kiosk is located in the lobby of the Sandy Historical Museum.
February 10, 2016

Touch-screen kiosk unveiled at museum

by Elizabeth Wendt Kellar
Addition is first step toward Clackamas County Visitors Center With the installation of a touch-screen information kiosk, the Sandy Historical Museum is moving forward with its plans to become…
February 10, 2016

Sandy 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 - 2:05 p.m. Jan. 25: Police…
February 10, 2016

Brightwood man free after 8 months in Mexican jail

by Elizabeth Wendt Kellar
Family schedules Feb. 20 event for Troy Bachmann After being arrested and held for more than eight months in a Mexican jail, a Brightwood businessman and father has been cleared of any…
February 10, 2016

City seeks applications for tourism grants

by Kylie Wray
$20,000 available for local projects to attract more people The city of Sandy and Clackamas County are seeking tourism projects they could fund this year through their Community Partnership…
February 10, 2016

Sandy News Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Mt. Hood Hospice offers bereavement support People who are coping with the death of a loved one are invited to participate in Mt. Hood Hospice’s bereavement education and support groups.…
February 10, 2016

Sandy Chamber of Commerce Events

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n Good Morning Sandy, 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, at the Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce office at 38979 Pioneer Blvd. The discussion will be on new membership packages. n Lunch and Learn with…
February 10, 2016

Keeping Posted

by Pamplin Media Group
A list of upcoming Sandy events and happenings Events - Sandy Actors Theatre’s production of “The Compleat Works of Wllm Shkspr: Abridged” continues at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m.…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Mattress World Northwest, which has 12 locations in Oregon, recently celebrated the grand opening of its store in Sandy.
February 10, 2016

Sandy adds mattress store

by Elizabeth Wendt Kellar
Shop is Mattress World's 12th location in Oregon Sandy sleepers have a new place to count sheep. The latest entry in the Mattress World Northwest bedding chain has opened at 39565 Proctor Blvd.…
February 10, 2016

Sandy will study Cedar Ridge grounds

by Kylie Wray
$2,000 to go to environmental impact study The city of Sandy will pay for an environmental study of the Oregon Trail School District’s Cedar Ridge campus to aid in negotiating its purchase from…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Principal Rachael George, Superintendant Aaron Bayer and school board member D.J. Anderson surprised staff at Sandy Grade on Monday, Feb. 8, with the news that their school had won the 2015 Oregon ASCD Whole Child Award.
February 10, 2016

Sandy Grade receives 2015 Whole Child Award

by Elizabeth Wendt Kellar
Award honors school for quality learning environment The Oregon Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development has recognized Sandy Grade School with the 2015 Oregon Whole Child Award.…

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Feb 10, 2016

Resignations put Villages board in tailspin

by Elizabeth Wendt Kellar
County commissioners discuss solutions to three vacancies The Villages at Mt. Hood Board faces an uncertain future following the resignation of three of its six members. Board members Robert…
Feb 10, 2016

Schools, Timberline partner to promote family skiing

by Kylie Wray
Discounted ski nights, field trips teach students skills With ski season heading toward the home stretch, administrators at the Welches schools and officials from Timberline Lodge hope kids will…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - The Sandy Fire main station will be renovated started in July to help stabilize the building in case of natural disasters.
Feb 03, 2016

Main fire station to undergo seismic renovations this summer

by Kylie Wray
Upgrades will make station functional after earthquake With a new high school, a new police department and a new fiber optic Internet network, the Sandy community is about to get one more…
Feb 03, 2016

Sandy fire calls

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Sandy Fire Saturday, Jan. 23 3:42 a.m., EMS call, Southeast 362nd Avenue. 5:38 p.m., passenger vehicle fire, Southeast Industrial Way. 8:15 p.m., EMS call, Southeast Bruns Avenue. 11:38 p.m.,…
Feb 03, 2016

Sandy 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 - 2:05 p.m. Jan. 25: Police…
Feb 03, 2016

Boring Middle School honor roll

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The following students were named to the Boring Middle School honor roll for the fall 2015 semester: Eighth grade 4.0 — Jordynn Allinger, Kaylie Brown, Souvanny Carpenter, Emma Carstens, Ava…
Feb 03, 2016

College news

by Pamplin Media Group
Sandy resident named to honor roll at Gonzaga University A student from Sandy has been named to the honor roll for Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash., for fall semester 2015. Alexander…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: BECKY NERPEL, STUDIO 623 PHOTOGRAPHY - Crystal Garcia and Mike Pierce
Feb 03, 2016

Four Sandy-area couples compete for 'Ultimate' dream wedding

by Elizabeth Wendt Kellar
Winners to receive array of nuptial services for free Thanks to an online competition sponsored by numerous Sandy-area wedding vendors, four local couples have a chance at winning a dream…
Feb 03, 2016

Sandy High School graduation rates trail state average

by Elizabeth Wendt Kellar
Officials cite attendance rate as hopeful sign for future grads The Oregon Department of Education released its 2014-15 graduation rates on Thursday, Jan. 28, and while the figures show a minor…
Feb 03, 2016

Sandy VFW finishes facility renovation, celebrates 40 years

by Elizabeth Wendt Kellar
Public invited to view changes during Feb. 13 ceremony After four decades, the Sandy Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4273 has had a facelift, one that the organization believes will help better…