'Jazzy Valentine' to provide romantic evening at library Coffee House

Jazz trio to perform at Feb. 6 event Sandy Public Library’s February Coffee House will...

Super Bowl XLIX: Seattle Seahawks vs. New England Patriots - Time to get loud

Super Bowl XLIX: Seattle Seahawks vs. New England Patriots - Time to get loud

Sandy, Gresham Hawks fans ready to turn volume up to '12' The Seattle Seahawks will play in their...

Arun Gandhi urges peacemaking at MHCC

Arun Gandhi urges peacemaking at MHCC

Mahatma Gandhi's grandson discusses his famous grandfather and nonviolence Arun Gandhi, the...

Naas pirates build confidence through drama classes

Naas pirates build confidence through drama classes

Nutz-n-Boltz director instructs Boring students in acting classes Nineteen students from Naas...

Dedicated to healing veterans

Dedicated to healing veterans

Jan. 1 dawned clear and cold, and while most people stayed home to recover from New Year’s...

Welches women's annual walk raises $2,500 for American Heart Association

Welches women's annual walk raises $2,500 for American Heart Association

30 participants walk with Patti Hallgren on her Jan. 15 birthday For her 69th birthday, Patti...


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January 31, 2015

Observations prompt school district to reminds parents of…

by Kylie Wray
Suspicious vehicles spur district to send letters to parents Last week, Oregon Trail School district parents were reminded of speaking to their children about being safe on the way to school and…
January 29, 2015

Gresham High replacing artificial athletics turf

by Quinton Smith
Work will take place during the summer at a cost of nearly $1.5 million The 13-year-old artificial surface field at Gresham High School is so worn out and potentially unsafe that the district…
January 28, 2015

Business briefs

by Kylie Wray
Mount Hood, Sandy buses introduce $5 day pass Officials from Clackamas County and the City of Sandy are proud to announce the new $5 all-day bus pass, good on any Mt. Hood Express and Sandy Area…
January 28, 2015

Suspect arrested in Boring burglary

by Kylie Wray
Gunfire reported in Tuesday morning incident The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information in a reported Tuesday morning burglary in Boring that ended in gunfire. At around…
Photo Credit: POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - OReilly Auto Parts is now open off of Highway 26 in the old Blockbuster video space.
January 28, 2015

New auto parts store ready to face competition

by Kylie Wray
O'Reilly Auto Parts opened its doors in early January An O’Reilly Auto Parts store opened its doors to customers on Saturday, Jan. 3. The new store is located in the old Blockbuster video store…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: MICHAEL HENLEY - From left, Paul, played by Brick Andrews, and Corie, Lisa Sorenson, celebrate moving into their new apartment while Cories mother, Cheryl Nelson, looks on.
January 28, 2015

Director promises feel-good energy with classic Neil Simon…

by Kylie Wray
'Barefoot in the Park' premiers at Sandy Actors Theatre Feb. 6 Drama-lovers should expect to leave Sandy Actors Theatre’s newest production feeling lighthearted. Sandy Actors Theatre will…
January 28, 2015

Villages to work with county on Dorman Center future

by Kylie Wray
Focus groups brainstorm on property's future Saturday’s Town Hall meeting brought the Villages at Mt. Hood Board one step closer to deciding the future of the Dorman Center. Among other…
January 28, 2015

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 - 11:05 a.m. Jan. 16,…
Photo Credit: POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Remington Bentley visited Prudence the dog on Thursday, Jan. 22. At 20 months old, Remington was less interested in reading and more happy to pet Prudence and point her out to passersby.
January 28, 2015

Prudence the dog helps young readers gain confidence

by Kylie Wray
Retired guide dog and owner volunteer time listening to children Prudence is a 13-year-old Dove Lewis certified yellow lab. Certified, that is, to listen quietly as children read to her. The…
January 28, 2015

'Bee' season is upon Oregon Trail schools

by Kylie Wray
Sandy Grade School and Oregon Trail Academy are heading into the season of “Bees.” Sandy Grade will host a Scripps Spelling Bee again this year. The bee will take place at 1:20 p.m. on Thursday,…

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Jan 28, 2015

Oregon Trail Academy students awarded for science fair projects

by Kylie Wray
Grades 6-8 students showcase research projects Friday, Jan. 23 Oregon Trail Academy's Middle Years Program students were recognized for their scientific work through the second-annual Middle…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Sandy's got a brand new sign.
Jan 28, 2015

Downtown signage project sees progress

by Kylie Wray
Sandy’s signage upgrade is underway. Downtown’s new welcome signs are installed, and City Manager Seth Atkinson said wayfinding signs in various spots around the area will come next. The new…
Jan 28, 2015

Fire calls

by Kylie Wray
Sunday, Jan. 11 5:27 a.m., medical assist, Highway 211. 6:03 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Leewood Lane. 12:06 p.m. EMS call, Southeast 422nd Avenue. 10:37 p.m., medical assist, Southeast Kitzmiller…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Attendees get a whole crab out of the boat where Hank the dummy is stationed at the 2014 Crab Feed at Mt. Hood RV Village.
Jan 28, 2015

Women's Club Crab Feed focused on fun-raising

by Kylie Wray
Sixth-annual Crab Feed designed to thank community for contributions What: Hoodland Women’s Club Sixth-Annual Crab Feed When: Saturday, Feb. 7, doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner begins at 6:30…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Richardo Padron, 35, of Gervais was arrested on allegations of second-degree criminal trespass.
Feb 04, 2015

Suspect arrested in Boring burglary

by Kylie Wray
Gunfire reported in Tuesday morning incident The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information in a reported Tuesday morning burglary in Boring that ended in gunfire. At around…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Signs protest home demolitions in Portland.
Jan 27, 2015

Summit aims to build strong community

by Jim Redden
Neighborhood leaders, activists to discuss array of issues Portlanders are invited to attend a free day-long community summit that will discuss such hot-button issues as racial profiling,…
Jan 24, 2015

Organic Sandy asks for support in its last days

by Kylie Wray
Local food outlet blames competition for closure After a little more than a year in business — and months of competition with a neighboring city’s chain market — Organic Sandy is throwing in the…
Photo Credit: PMG FILE PHOTO - Reese Witherspoon plays Cheryl Strayed in the film 'Wild,' which was released Dec. 5 and has already been nominated for two Oscars.
Jan 24, 2015

Forest service staff honored for work on Wild film

by Pamplin Media Group
Gov. Kitzhaber presents award to Mt. Hood National Forest Gov. John Kitzhaber honored Mt. Hood National Forest this month for its work on the filming of the recent film “Wild.” On Tuesday, Jan.…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Bailey Sheehan in an undated photo posted by her family on their Caring Bridge site.
Jan 28, 2015

Oregon girls battling enterovirus

by Pamplin Media Group
Mysterious virus reported in more than 100 cases across U.S. (KOIN 6) — Two Oregon girls are battling a mysterious disease that causes them to suddenly lose the ability to use their arms or…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Glenn Yeager, left, received Sandy Fires 2014 Firefighter of the Year award. He was also recognized as a top responder, a PRIDE award winner and a volunteer of 10 years.
Jan 21, 2015

Firefighters recognized for service to Sandy in 2014

by Kylie Wray
Glenn Yeager receives Sandy Fire's 2014 Firefighter of the Year award Local firefighters who give their all were recognized by their peers on the weekend of Jan. 10. Sandy Fire District held its…