Get some exercise and get a litty muddy

Get some exercise and get a litty muddy

The Sandy/Boring Corn Cross returns for second year of cyclocross The season of rain has started....

Hydraulic rams, titanium screws and crossbows

Hydraulic rams, titanium screws and crossbows

SHS students visit companies for National Manufacturing Day On Friday, Oct. 3, Sandy High...

Pick your pumpkins from a patch

Pick your pumpkins from a patch

Halloween is upon us, time to try out a local pumpkin patch Sure, you could buy your pumpkins...

Where do most want to live? In the suburbs

Where do most want to live? In the suburbs

Sandy experiences continued real estate growth The traditional American Dream is alive 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 - Alexa spoke at Oregon Trail Academys parent teacher meeting to pitch her idea for a food drive.
October 18, 2014

Third-grade student uses action project to help others

by Kylie Wray
Alexa Ambrosius, 8, hopes to launch her food drive in November One 8-year-old has set an example for her community by planning a canned food drive. Alexa Ambrosius, a third-grader at Oregon…
October 16, 2014

Sandy driver cited for crash near Prineville

by Kylie Wray
A HazMat team responded after diesel was spilled on Highway 126 A Sandy truck driver was cited Tuesday following an investigation by Oregon State Police into a traffic crash on Highway 126 west…
October 15, 2014

Part of Sandy experiencing 9-1-1 outage

by Shasta Kearns Moore
UPDATE: Service has been "substantially restored," said county spokesperson Tim Heider in a news release at 11:27 a.m. No word on when service will be fully restored. Residents in a small area…
October 15, 2014

Sandy Police Log

by Kylie Wray
ARRESTS 3:14 a.m. Oct. 2, Kenneth E. Steele, 52, of Malin was arrested for driving under the influence of intoxicants after being pulled over. Steele also was cited for unsafe lane change and…
October 15, 2014

Director works to streamline library services

by Kylie Wray
Council accepts consolidation of library fees New Library Director Sarah McIntyre, appointed in July, is taking steps to smooth out library operations for the staff and the public. On Monday,…
October 15, 2014

Trick-or-Treat Trail: dress up and get some goodies

by Kylie Wray
62 businesses participate in Sandy Main Street Halloween event Halloween means scary movies, costumes and candy. Kids are bound to trick-or-treat to see how much candy they can get. Why not get…
October 15, 2014

Teacher hopes to expand marine robotics program

by Kylie Wray
Oregon Trail Academy to receive SeaPerch robotics kits Local robotics enthusiasts soon may be found outside the national champions at Sandy High. Oregon Trail Academy is introducing a marine…
October 15, 2014

Oregon Virtual Academy gathers students in Sandy

by Kylie Wray
Students of the online school met with classmates at Camp Namanu On Friday, Oct. 10, 65 fourth- and fifth-grade students from across the state gathered at Camp Namanu in Sandy. Along with 18…
October 15, 2014

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
Drop-in to the library for a fall-themed craft The Saturday Afternoon Kid’s Club continues with a fall-themed crafting party. From 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, children ages 7 to 12 are invited…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Mayor Bill King
October 15, 2014

Sandy shares its Internet advances with large cities

by Kylie Wray
Mayor and council president travel to California for event Mayor Bill King and City Council President Jeremy Pietzold will travel to Santa Monica, Calif., to represent Sandy among 30 other U.S.…

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Oct 11, 2014

Teacher selected to serve on team of international authors

by Kylie Wray
Kasshawna Knoll will aid in writing International Baccalaureate online examinations Oregon Trail Academy’s Kasshawna Knoll has been selected to participate in writing the integrated humanities…
Oct 11, 2014

Attorney's practice resembles childhood model

by Kylie Wray
Kevin Tillson takes over the practice of Jeff Crook Sandy’s newest attorney believes he is finally set up where he want to be. Kevin Tillson, who took over a Sandy practice from Jeff Crook and…
Oct 08, 2014

Zombie attack Sandy Saturday, Oct. 25

by Kylie Wray
Come experience the zombie apocalypse first hand and raise money for Sandy High Sandy is about to be overrun — by zombies. The public is invited to celebrate Halloween by supporting the Sandy…
Oct 08, 2014

Sandy Fire opens recruitment for 2015 volunteers

by Kylie Wray
Help your community by becoming a volunteer firefighter Always wanted to be a firefighter? Now is your chance. Recruitment for new volunteer firefighters is open at the Sandy Fire District…
Oct 08, 2014

Fire Calls

by Kylie Wray
Sunday, Sept. 21 12:48 a.m., good intent call, Southeast Pagh Road 2:42 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Seaman Avenue 7:56 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Colorado Road 10:22 a.m., flammable liquid spill,…
Oct 08, 2014

Impact Learning asks for votes, help for grant

by Kylie Wray
The Impact Learning Center is in the running for a grant, competing with 80,000 other organizations, and needs the public’s vote. To become eligible, the center submitted a 5,000-word essay on…
Photo Credit: POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Irene Wong serves chicken in teriyaki, sweet chili and creamy spicy sauce from her newly opened food cart in Sandy.
Oct 08, 2014

Enjoy Sandy's outdoor plaza with a food cart meal

by Kylie Wray
Residents open a new food cart in Centennial Plaza Centennial Plaza has a new resident. It is now home to a new food cart — VIJ Eatery. Originally from Hong Kong, Irene Wong and her husband,…
Photo Credit: POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Two first-grade students from Mrs. Vermaas class browse Hoppers after they finished their lunches.
Oct 08, 2014

10-year program hopes to put books in kids' hands

by Kylie Wray
Sandy Grade's Hoppers bookstore encourages a love of reading in students After nearly 10 years of operation, Hoppers Bookstore has opened its doors once again this year for young, eager readers…
Oct 08, 2014

School briefs

by Kylie Wray
District readies for days off, early releases October means the first early release day and parent-teacher conferences of the year for schools in the Oregon Trail School District. Parent,…
Oct 08, 2014

Sandy 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 11:42 p.m. Sept. 24, Rion A.…