Market strives to cultivate neighborly connections

Market strives to cultivate neighborly connections

Farmers Market to open Saturday with fresh amenities for shoppers Getting a chance to meet the...

Llama livens up learning at Kelso

Llama livens up learning at Kelso

'Teaser' visit provides Science Week highlight As Kelso Elementary’s youngest students file...

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...


Sandy's Latest News

May 06, 2015

Boring residents step up as write-ins for school board race

by Kylie Wray
Lack of candidates drives Tom Mack, Mike Sutton to add names for Zone 2 When the deadline passed to file for candidacy for the Oregon Trail School District Board of Directors elections, no one…
May 06, 2015

Business briefs

by Kylie Wray
Library seeks info on small business research As part of the Libraries Information Network of Clackamas County, the Sandy and Hoodland Libraries are seeking feedback from small businesses in the…
May 06, 2015

Board paves way for next step in Urban Renewal evolution

by Kylie Wray
Progress awaits approval from surrounding governing bodies The fate of Sandy’s second and third urban renewal amendments now rests in the hands of surrounding taxing jurisdictions. At the City…
May 06, 2015

Hearing scheduled for Metro withdrawal bill

by Kylie Wray
Boring bill likely dead; CPO pins hopes on second bill Boring Community Planning Organization members and residents are getting the chance to be heard in Salem. At the beginning of the 2015…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Heather Nelson, far right, Photoshopped childhood photos of her and her brothers to include Anthony Leonard in the familys memories.
May 06, 2015

Mount Hood author collaborates on book with lost-and-found…

by Kylie Wray
Heather Nelson, Anthony Leonard write of how they found each other Heather Nelson always thought she was the oldest of her four siblings — that is, until the age of 65 when her younger brother…
May 06, 2015

Fire calls

by Kylie Wray
Sunday, April 19 12:17 a.m., motor vehicle and pedestrian accident, Highway 26. 2:02 a.m., assist ailing citizen, Southeast Cascadia Village Drive. 7:24 a.m., medical assist, Southeast Park…
May 06, 2015

Forum to address testing questions

by Kylie Wray
District to discuss testing's impact on student education Have questions about how Smarter Balanced testing will affect your child? Aaron Bayer, superintendent of the Oregon Trail School…
May 06, 2015

Actors Theatre to undertake lighting upgrade this summer

by Kylie Wray
$2,460 grant to help theater troupe replace lighting console Thanks to funds from the Clackamas County Cultural Coalition, Sandy Actors Theatre is about to get an upgrade in technology. At the…
May 06, 2015

SHS students raise $13,336 for Doernbecher

by Kylie Wray
Activities during Sandy High School’s annual fundraising week for Doernbecher Children’s hospital raised $13,336. The week of fundraising activities, from March 30-April 4, ended with the annual…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Dennis and JoAnn Dris reopened their business, Paradise Quilts, in a new location at the end of April.
May 06, 2015

Paradise Quilts owners revel in new location

by Kylie Wray
JoAnn and Dennis Dris reopen longtime business next to City Hall Sandy’s quilters can breathe a sigh of relief. Paradise Quilts, which operated for 18 years out of a location on Pioneer…

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POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Students focus during their games in the Oregon Trail School District chess tournament. Andrew Hokanson, far left, took second-place in the 6-8 division.
May 06, 2015

A concentrated effort

by Kylie Wray
Students find winning moves in annual chess tournament Although the cafeteria at Oregon Trail Academy was full of people on a recent Friday after school, you could have heard a pin drop. The…
Apr 29, 2015

Write-in candidate seeks election to Oregon Trail School Board

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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.
Apr 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.
Apr 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…
Apr 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.
Apr 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.
Apr 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…
Apr 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…
Apr 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…
Apr 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…