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...

Action Center shifts focus  to food-based mission

Action Center shifts focus to food-based mission

n Some are upset about recent changes n Center says it remains committed to serving the most...

Phone survey to gauge public opinion on pool

Phone survey to gauge public opinion on pool

Idea of a recreation campus will be brought up in survey The next big step to deciding the future...

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July 30, 2014

Sky Knights exhibition replaces Fly-in at Kiwanis breakfast

by Kylie Wray
This year, the Kiwanis Club of Sandy’s annual Pancake Breakfast was short an attraction. Due to a change in ownership and use of the hanger at McKinnon Airport, the event discontinued its annual…
by: POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce members and Jeremy Pietzold performed a ribbon cutting outside of the new Fresenius Medical Care center Saturday.
July 30, 2014

New center offers easier treatment for dialysis patients

by Kylie Wray
Community members were introduced to Fresenius Medical Care at an open house A new business is making access to medical care that much easier for patients in Sandy. On Saturday, July 26,…
July 30, 2014

Stonebird antique market joins First Friday

by Kylie Wray
Historical Society fundraiser to fill Pioneer Building Aug. 1-2 The Sandy Historical Society’s Stonebird Antique and Collectible Market will be held for the fourth year on Friday and Saturday,…
July 30, 2014

Celebrate First Friday with the best poker hand

by Kylie Wray
After a month break, First Friday returns to Sandy After an absence in July, Sandy Main Street’s First Friday event once again will liven up downtown Sandy on Friday, Aug. 1. The theme for the…
July 30, 2014

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
Juniors with talent brave stormy weather to claim prizes Despite the weather’s attempts to steal the show, contestants held their own at the Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce’s Junior Talent Show…
July 30, 2014

Watershed Council smacks down on weeds

by Kylie Wray
Group focuses summer efforts on Welches infestations of policeman's helmet For the past few summers, the Sandy River Basic Watershed Council has focused its efforts on eradicating policeman’s…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Shortly after Officer Jesse Steffanson ended the pursuit, the suspect vehicle crashed off of 362nd Drive.
July 30, 2014

High-speed pursuit ends in crash of stolen car

by Kylie Wray
A Woodburn man was arrested on charges including driving a stolen car On a Friday afternoon, Sandy was the site of a high-speed pursuit, ending in an arrest and the wreck of a stolen car. On…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Western Spirit will perform at the Brewgrass Festival on July 30.
July 26, 2014

Bluegrass and brews in the park celebrate Wednesday Sounds

by Kylie Wray
Summer Sounds events continue with Brewgrass and keep on coming The annual Sandy Summer Sounds series includes Wednesday performances as well. The kickoff to these midweek concerts will be…
July 26, 2014

City Hall to receive more eco-friendly upgrade

by Kylie Wray
Bridgetown Construction will replace City Hall's lightbulbs with LEDs The city of Sandy is updating City Hall to be more green, and not in color. On Monday, July 21, the Sandy City Council…
July 23, 2014

Body of missing man found in Sandy River

by Beverly Corbell
Gresham's Kyle Peterson disappeared in February The months long search for missing Gresham man Kyle Peterson has ended after his body was found in the Sandy River, roughly half mile from the…

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Jul 23, 2014

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
City Council repeals pot dispensary regulations The Sandy City Council has decided to repeal a city ordinance on limiting medical marijuana dispensaries to industrial zones. The ordinance to…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Rachael George will take over as principal of Sandy Grade School this year.
Jul 23, 2014

Sandy Grade to receive a new principal this fall

by Kylie Wray
Oregon Trail announces Rachael George as new administrator The Oregon Trail School District has hired yet another new principal for the 2014-2015 school year. On Friday, July 18, the district…
Jul 23, 2014

Sandy and Estacada Lions team up for golfing fundraiser

by Kylie Wray
Clubs' second annual tournament takes place Aug. 2 The Sandy and Estacada Lions Clubs are joining together for their second annual benefit golf tournament. The tournament will begin at 8 a.m.…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - The LoriRyland.com Art Launch program instructs aspiring artists in photography, digital art, drawing and painting.
Jul 23, 2014

Art gallery offers scholarships with county grant

by Kylie Wray
Students can apply for scholarships during August's first Friday A Clackamas County grant is helping to get kids immersed in the world of art. Sandy's LoriRyland.com Art Studio and Gallery has…
Jul 23, 2014

Sandy Fire respond to two motorcycle wrecks Sunday

by Kylie Wray
A Bend man is likely to be left paralyzed The Sandy Fire District had a busy weekend responding to two motorcycle crashes that occurred Sunday, July 20. Just after noon Sunday, Sandy Fire…
Jul 22, 2014

Class of 1984 celebrates at McMenamin's

by Kylie Wray
The Sandy High School class of 1984 is holding its 30-year reunion this Saturday, July 26. The reunion is from 6-11 p.m. at the McMenamin’s Edgefield ballroom, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., in…
Jul 19, 2014

Update: Multnomah County Sheriff's Office investigating body…

by Pamplin Media Group
On Friday July 18, 2014 at approximately 4:20 p.m. Multnomah County Sheriff's Office River Patrol deputies responded to the Sandy River after a day hiker reported seeing what he thought was a…
Jul 16, 2014

Bureau of Land Management visits Sandy Ridge

by Kylie Wray
Trailhead the site of Conservation Fund's 50th anniversary event The Sandy Ridge Mountain Bike Trail System was host to U.S. and Oregon state officials the afternoon of Tuesday, July 8, to…
Jul 19, 2014

Sen. Thomsen avoids negative tactics by knocking on doors

by Kylie Wray
Thomsen visits neighborhoods in Sandy, Gresham In the sweltering summer heat on Tuesday, July 8, Sen. Chuck Thomsen toted a stack of election fliers and an orange flavored Gatorade while he…
Jul 17, 2014

Read my lips: CCC's $90M bond won't affect taxpayers

by Raymond Rendleman
Will you support Clackamas Community College’s $90 million bond measure to build a Industrial/Technical Learning Center and DeJardin Science Addition in Oregon City for various skilled trades…