Stacking for success

Stacking for success

Sam Barlow student Joey Cooksey stacks up against nation's premier cup competitors With a thick...

Right brain, right movement

Right brain, right movement

Right Brain Initiative helps bring performance artists to Naas students Naas Elementary School...


Sandy's Features

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: ROD STROH - Becky Hawley recently created seven biome, or climate zone, paintings from Firwood Elementary students artwork.
March 25, 2015

Local artist collaborates with Firwood students

by Kylie Wray
Science-inspired artwork exhibit at First Friday event Local artist Becky Hawley has done her part to make learning fun at Firwood Elementary School. Recently Hawley completed a project…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - LeAnn Miller, far left, Kurt McKnight and Ron Lesowski, far right, present Donna Hanlon with a $4,000 prize, to be put toward a dream vacation for winning the No Pioneer Left Behind raffle.
March 04, 2015

Lucky raffle winner gets ready to take dream vacation in Spain

by Kylie Wray
Hanlon wins 2014 fundraising raffle Sandy resident Donna Hanlon was rewarded with a $4,000 dream vacation for her willingness to give children from low-income households a chance to participate…
Photo Credit: POST PHOTO: TIMOTHY JACKSON - Dan Bosserman is hard at work authoring a Sandy-based installment of Arcadia Publishings Images of America series.
February 25, 2015

Author turns attention from Boring to Sandy for latest 'Images'…

by Kylie Wray
Bosserman seeks family photos to illustrate history To Boring resident Dan Bosserman, Sandy’s history is the best kept secret in Oregon. After the success of his Boring installment of Arcadia…
Photo Credit: POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Reina Huff shows off the tokens and charms she has already earned from participating in runners club.
February 25, 2015

A miniature marathon

by Kylie Wray
Naas students respond to incentives-based runners club When the clock reads 10:35 a.m., it’s clearly time for morning recess at Naas Elementary. As the school's 372 students trickle onto the…
Photo Credit: POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Bernie Bast tests his knowledge of how the chess pieces move while playing with Eli Bishop.
February 25, 2015

Making a move

by Kylie Wray
American Chess Institute visits Oregon Trail Academy After Oregon Trail Academy’s chess festival on Friday, Feb. 20, it would be hard to find a student there who doesn’t know at least the basics…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - 2014 Sandy Mount Festival Queen Donna Vedder
February 24, 2015

Sandy Mountain Festival seeks nominations for 2015 Queen's Court

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The Sandy Mountain Festival is accepting nominations for its 2015 Five Generation Queen’s Court. Every year since 1979, the festival has chosen five women who make a difference in their…

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