Alexa surpasses canned food goal

Alexa surpasses canned food goal

Sandy Fire volunteers were moved to raise money to help the hungry The Sandy Community Action...

Relieved from duty, still seeking adventure

Relieved from duty, still seeking adventure

Retired Timberline mascot calls Sandy home It’s no secret that if you seek Heidi or Bruno at...

Veteran remembers 'The Angels' in the Pacific

Veteran remembers 'The Angels' in the Pacific

WWII veteran Harold Kitchen releases book about the division he served in More than 69 years...

Filtering runoff in Sandy's spongy wetlands

Filtering runoff in Sandy's spongy wetlands

â-  Volunteers help place 4,000 wetlands plants near Tickle Creek Local volunteers experienced a...

Sandy students learn to use compact laptops

Sandy students learn to use compact laptops

Oregon Trail third-graders get use of classroom Google Chromebooks The Oregon Trail School...

Dorman Center's future is cloudy

Dorman Center's future is cloudy

Forum brings candidates to answer questions from mountain residents The Villages at Mt. Hood are...

Library outreach brings books to Sandy Vista kids

Library outreach brings books to Sandy Vista kids

n Katie Murphy hopes to reach apartment residents, both young and old The Sandy Public Library...

Community remembers one of a kind woman

Community remembers one of a kind woman

First woman bootlegger in Oregon lived proudly on Mount Hood from 1910 to 1964 One mountain...

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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November 26, 2014

Berkshire Hathaway to gather toys for baskets

by Kylie Wray
There is no shortage of ways to give back to the community this holiday season. A business in Sandy is hosting a toy drive to help provide for local families. Berkshire Hathaway Home Services…
Jeremy Pietzold said his twitter feed was filled with comments on his speech during the conference.
November 26, 2014

'MacGyver of fiber' takes Sandy's story to Tennessee

by Kylie Wray
Pietzold's thoughts filled Twitter feed While once again participating in an event celebrating the innovation that is gig fiber, this time in Tennessee, Sandy City Council President Jeremy…
Photo Credit: POST ARCHIVE PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Sandy Kiwanis will host Good Morning Santa again this year on Dec. 19.
November 26, 2014

Community readies to begin 59th Christmas baskets

by Kylie Wray
Canned food drives kick-off Dec. 1 For the 59th year, Sandy Kiwanis will lead hordes of local volunteers in bringing together its Community Christmas Baskets to be dispersed to those in need…
Photo Credit: POST PHOTO: TROY WAYRYNEN - John Buck, owner of Lite-Rite, installs a 200 amp meter for Villa Vista Homes at the Snowberry development in Sandy.
November 26, 2014

Sandy's growth surpasses region

by Kylie Wray
City outpaces neighbors in growth Sandy is surpassing its neighbors in attracting new residents. In a listing of state population trends, a report issued by the Population Research Center at the…
Photo Credit: POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Childrens librarian Monica Smith passes out library cards to kindergarten and first-grade students at Sandy Grade School.
November 26, 2014

Sandy Grade students check out the public library

by Kylie Wray
Partnership with library offers more reading opportunities The Sandy Grade philosophy echoed around the small conference room prior to the kickoff of the school’s new partnership with the Sandy…
November 26, 2014

Students dress to impress, learn about future careers

by Kylie Wray
Sandy juniors tested their interviewing merits Friday Although business suits are not the usual attire for high school students, many of Sandy High School’s juniors were sporting them last week…
November 26, 2014

Continue Welcoming Winter with a cookie swap

by Kylie Wray
Sandy Public Library continues series of winter events Have a cookie recipe you’ve always wanted to share? Bring it to the Sandy Public Library and participate in the December cookie exchange.…
November 26, 2014

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 * 1:04 a.m. Nov. 10, a…
November 26, 2014

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
Volunteers honored at chamber breakfast The Mt. Hood Area Chamber of Commerce will throw a Christmas Volunteer Breakfast to honor its local volunteers. The annual breakfast will be held at 7:45…
Photo Credit: POST ARCHIVE PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Last years freezing temperatures slowed down the Centennial Plaza fountain, but didnt keep Sandy residents at home. Dozens of people showed up to witness the annual tree lighting.
November 26, 2014

Sandy downtown readies to spark the season

by Kylie Wray
Event will aid efforts to feed the community Everything is nearly set for Sandy Main Street’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony — lights are on the tree, arrangements are made and wintry weather…

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Nov 26, 2014

Fire calls

by Kylie Wray
Sunday, Nov. 9 2:50 a.m., police matter, Southeast Proctor Boulevard. 3:25 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Galway Street. 10:41 a.m., rescue, Southeast Cascadia Village Drive. 4:06 p.m., EMS call,…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Twelve of the 39 pending marijuana cases in Clackamas County will be dismissed under a new policy announced by the district attorney's office.
Nov 24, 2014

Clackamas County lightens up on marijuana charges

by Saundra Sorenson
In anticipation of Measure 91, many charges will be dismissed Good news for anyone facing a criminal marijuana charge in Clackamas County: Your case may be dismissed, or the charges may be…
Nov 24, 2014

Sandy FFA sells apples, pears by the box

by Kylie Wray
The Sandy Future Farmers of America will continue taking orders for its annual fruit sale through Monday, Dec. 1. Apples and pears will be sold in 23- and 28-pound boxes for only $15. Apples are…
Nov 19, 2014

Clackamas County immigrants favor OC, Happy Valley

by Raymond Rendleman
Oregon experiencing boom in number of people moving here - This week, Portland State University’s Population Research Center (PRC) released its preliminary 2014 population estimates, showing…
Nov 19, 2014

Hoodland Library remodel project hires architect

by Kylie Wray
Public forums to be held in December, January for comments, ideas The project to begin remodeling a new Hoodland Library space is finally underway. At the Sandy City Council meeting Monday, Nov.…
Nov 19, 2014

Seat opens on council after Adams resigns

by Kylie Wray
City looks to replace council member for remaining term Brian Adams has resigned from the City Council because he no longer is meeting the residency requirements of living within the city of…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Steve Ludeman of Welches enjoys watercolor for the spontaneity and freedom it offers.
Nov 19, 2014

Northwest scenes come to downtown in December

by Kylie Wray
The chamber's next art show will feature pieces by Steve Ludeman Settings from all over Oregon are being brought — on canvas — to downtown Sandy by an artist from the villages of Mount Hood.…
Nov 19, 2014

Mattress sale benefits middle school bands

by Kylie Wray
Need a new mattress? Support local middle school bands while improving your sleeping situation. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, the Boring and Cedar Ridge Middle School band programs…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: MICHAEL HENLEY - Matt Rathbun and Kyra Hobart portray Sidney and Myra Bruhl. Rathbuns character plots to murder a collegue to take credit for his newly written play, Deathtrap.
Nov 19, 2014

Skip the suspenseful movie, try out SAT's 'Deathtrap'

by Kylie Wray
Comedy thriller brings about gasps, laughter from full house Sandy Actors Theatre never fails to surprise with the wide range of plays it brings to the heart of Sandy. I enjoyed its last play,…
Nov 19, 2014

Holiday volunteers support Hoodland neighbors in need

by Kylie Wray
Holiday programs bring Hoodland community together Once again, the Hoodland community is coming together to serve neighbors in need. Larry Morgan, one of the minds behind the Hoodland…