A recipe to remember

A recipe to remember

When Sandy resident Shannon Sapp bought a cookbook at a Portland Goodwill, she never thought she...

Sandy lauded as 10-year

Sandy lauded as 10-year "Tree City" for Arbor Day week

The city of Sandy was awarded for being recognized as a Tree City USA for 10 consecutive years. ...

Measuring disappointment

Measuring disappointment

Record-low snowpack likely to affect summer water supply After measuring the amount of snow...

Trading strides for bounds

Trading strides for bounds

Oregon Trail School District to introduce full-day kindergarten At Kelso Elementary school, Jenai...

Oregon Trail Academy students  to present 'Rumpelstiltskin'

Oregon Trail Academy students to present 'Rumpelstiltskin'

Second-through-eighth graders take on classic fairy tale A show about goblins performed by tiny...

Battling the unknown

Battling the unknown

After virus left her paralyzed, 8-year-old fights back to normalcy When 8-year-old Bailey...


Sandy's Latest News

April 29, 2015

Write-in candidate seeks election to Oregon Trail School Board

by (none)
Tom Mack is a retired police officer Boring resident Tom Mack has jumped in as a write-in candidate for the Oregon Trail School Board election, which appears on the ballot of the May 19…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Cedar Ridge Middle School Principal Nicole Johnston and a student volunteer fill a wheelbarrow with bark chips to spread in the schools flower beds.
April 29, 2015

Cedar Ridge students spruce up school

by Kylie Wray
Leadership students organized school-wide day of service Despite hot temperatures, several students at Cedar Ridge Middle School volunteered their time on Monday, April 27, to help clean up…
CONTRIBUTED GRAPHIC: CITY OF SANDY - Annexing Sandys property islands, shown in the map in striped green, was named as a City Council goal in January and spurred by discussions of expanding the urban renewal debt limit.
April 29, 2015

Urban renewal debt limit discussion to continue

by Kylie Wray
Agency to talk about annexations, infrastructure projects on Monday The city of Sandy’s Urban Renewal Agency, comprising the City Council and representatives of Sandy Fire and the Sandy Area…
April 29, 2015

School briefs

by Kylie Wray
Sandy has best year so far with SkillsUSA On Friday and Saturday, April 17-18, at Camp Withycombe in Clackamas, students in Sandy High School’s SkillsUSA Chapter competed at the state…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Nicole Johnston and her family pose with Pioneer Pete for a photo to post on his facebook page after he was delivered to their house.
April 29, 2015

Keep eyes peeled for Pioneer Pete

by Kylie Wray
Mascot made subject of fundraiser Pioneer Pete is making his way around Sandy to raise money for this year’s senior all-night party. Sandra Sites and Lisa Springer, two moms with students in the…
POST FILE PHOTO - Classic and restored cars cover the lot at Suburban Auto Group, 36936 Highway 26 in Sandy, for the 2014 cruise-in.  The auto dealership its planning its spring cruise-in from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 2 - rain or shine.
April 29, 2015

First Suburban cruise-in of the year will go to the dogs

by Kylie Wray
Suburban Auto Group will hold its first big cruise-in event of 2015 on Saturday, May 2. And organizers are hoping Guide Dogs for the Blind will benefit. The cruise-in will take place 9 a.m. to 3…
April 29, 2015

Veterinarian expands practice to include small animal needs

by Kylie Wray
Dave Christenson visits farms and ranches in his mobile practice Veterinarian Dr. Dave Christenson is expanding his mobile practice. Christenson, an Eagle Creek resident, has run his own mobile…
April 29, 2015

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
Spring Fling benefits local missions The Hoodland Lutheran Church’s Spring Fling Spaghetti Dinner and Auction is 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at the Mt. Hood Lions Club, 24730 E. Woodsey…
April 29, 2015

Business briefs

by Kylie Wray
Bushue's celebrates opening with Taste of Local Bushue’s Family Farms will open for flower season and hold its second-annual Taste of Local event on Saturday, May 2. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. local…
April 29, 2015

Fire calls

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Sandy Fire Sunday, April 12 11:13 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Hood Street. 12:27 p.m., EMS call, Southeast Langensand Road. 12:47 p.m., false alarm, Highway 26. 1:30 p.m., EMS call, Southeast…

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POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Ryan Sparks shows off the hand-crafted bar at Red Shed Public House, which he hopes will open at the beginning of May.
Apr 29, 2015

Red Shed Public House to offer hands-on dining experience

by Kylie Wray
Sandy men to open family-friendly barbecue and brews joint Two Sandy businessmen hope their new restaurant will become a community gathering place. Jeff Newberry and Ryan Sparks are approaching…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Joes Donuts by Talla Hanalaiken, a teacher at Cedar Ridge Middle School in the adult Art Launch program at loriryland.com, will be on display at the gallerys First Friday event.
Apr 29, 2015

Moms honored guests for First Friday in May

by Kylie Wray
More than 30 groups and businesses primed to join First Friday festivities May’s First Friday event might prove rainy once again, but if last month was any indication, April’s spilling-over…
FILE PHOTO - Notice the resemblance? If you and your pet - dog, cat, horse, wallaby, buffalo - look like you could have been twins separated at birth, then we want you to enter our Pet Look-a-Like Contest.
Apr 28, 2015

Deadlines are looming for contest entries

by Steven Brown
The clock is ticking to submit your entries for a couple of special contests going on through The Outlook, Sandy Post and Estacada News. There is no cost for entering either of these contests.…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Fire crews worked Thursday, April 23, to access areas of the building they couldnt before.
Apr 23, 2015

Hoodland crews get four-day condo fire under control

by Kylie Wray
Lack of sprinkler system prolonged fire, chief says At noon on Friday, April 24 — after nearly five days of battling a blaze that damaged the Golden Poles Chalet condominium building in…
Apr 22, 2015

Sandy to provide school officer to Estacada High School

by Kylie Wray
Sandy City Council has authorized Chief of Police Kim Yamashita to sign a contract to provide a school resource officer for Estacada High School. The position in Sandy will be backfilled through…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - The Sandy Triton Aquatic Team swims during a team workout at the Olin Y. Bignall Aquatic Center.
Apr 22, 2015

Masters swim team takes third at state competition

by Kylie Wray
Sandy Triton Aquatic Team competed against 26 teams in Oregon The recently formed Sandy Masters swim team competed at the state championship meet April 10-12 in Corvallis and received a team…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: SANDY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - Mickey Lawson, Russel Motejl, Don Clark, Jerry Lawson and Bill Richardson strike a cool stance in 1956. This picture was inspiration for celebrating Lawsons 80 years of cool.
Apr 22, 2015

Historical society to give nod, party to Jerry Lawson

by Kylie Wray
Celebration honors longtime historical society president The Sandy Historical Society is honoring the hard work of former president Jerry Lawson with an 80th birthday celebration. The…
Apr 22, 2015

SandyNet to add $350 installation fee

by Kylie Wray
Residents can sign up for free service through April 30 The beginning of May marks the end of Sandy residents’ chance to have SandyNet Fiber installed free of charge. At the City Council meeting…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Joyce Yam, right, leads a cleanup at Sandys historic Cherryville Cemetery.
Apr 22, 2015

Volunteers uncover neglected Cherryville history

by Kylie Wray
Joyce Yam leads fourth-annual cemetery cleanup After four years of annual cleanups at the historic Cherryville Cemetery, there are still remnants of glass surrounding trees. No, it’s not…
Apr 22, 2015

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
Alzheimer’s behavior class to meet The Alzheimer’s Association will present a one-time class on understanding and responding to dementia-related behavior in Sandy on April 29. The class, which…