A dog's day

A dog's day

Driscoll and Guide Dogs for the Blind honored at Gresham ceremony There was something special...

Sandy man seriously injured following 40-foot fall down embankment Friday night

Sandy man seriously injured following 40-foot fall down embankment Friday night

The man was taken to an area trauma center A Sandy man in his mid-40s Sandy fell 40 feet down a...

Bart Bear teaches valuable lessons

Bart Bear teaches valuable lessons

Children's book is Rhododendron author's sixth Naptime can be tricky for parents of small...

SLIDESHOW: Sandy Mountain Festival Parade goers brave showers

SLIDESHOW: Sandy Mountain Festival Parade goers brave showers

There was a smaller than usual crowd Thursday for the annual Sandy Mountain Festival Parade,...

Estacada baseball advances to state title game

Estacada baseball advances to state title game

The Estacada High baseball team is making school history by defeating Banks 8-3 in 9 innings...

Pierce, Brown ready to face off in governor's race

Pierce, Brown ready to face off in governor's race

Salem physician Bud Pierce celebrated his victory as the Republican nominee for governor, beating...

Snow Guarantee

Snow Guarantee

After strong season, snowpack sees early melt at Mt. Hood site It’s the classic case of wait...


Sandy's Latest News

July 30, 2016

Police Log

by Pamplin Media Group
Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the Sandy Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents: ARRESTS n 3:02 a.m., July 16: Police…
July 30, 2016

Contested mayor and four City Council seats to appear on fall…

by Elizabeth Kellar
Mayor King says he'll run again If you’re looking to join Sandy’s city government, now may be your chance. Four positions will be placed on the Nov. 8 general election ballot. They are mayor (a…
July 30, 2016

Keeping Posted

by Pamplin Media Group
Events n The Mount Hood Farmers Market is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays through October at 38600 Proctor Blvd. For more information, visit mounthoodfarmersmarket.org. n Cultural…


July 30, 2016

News Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Museum seeks donations for rummage sale The Sandy Historical Society Museum is seeking donations for its annual rummage sale. This year, the museum is accepting everything except clothing, and…
July 28, 2016

School Briefs

by Elizabeth Wendt Kellar
Firwood Elementary School library open The Firwood Elementary School library, 42900 S.E. Trubel Road, will be open for book checkout from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9. Check out up to…
July 25, 2016

Chamber meeting to address community's Villages board questions,…

by Elizabeth Kellar
Meeting to be held at 7:45 a.m. on Aug. 2 in Welches Concerns and uncertainty over the future of the troubled Villages of Mt. Hood Board of Directors have prompted the Mt. Hood Chamber of…
PARIS ACHEN - Bud Pierce appears alone Friday, July 22, 2016, at the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association gubernatorial debate in Silverton. Gov. Kate Brown declined to participate in any debates until September.
July 23, 2016

Pierce relying on GOP donors to fund gubernatorial campaign

by Paris Achen/Capital Bureau
Salem oncologist contributed nearly $1.4 million to his own campaign for governor SILVERTON — GOP gubernatorial nominee Bud Pierce said Friday that he is unlikely to invest any more of his own…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: KEVIN HARDEN - Portland's average home prices have shot up to more than $400,000, according to new RMLS figures.
July 23, 2016

Average Portland home price hits record $412,000

by Jim Redden
The average sales price of a home in the Portland region hit a new record high of $412,000 in June, up 2.4 percent from the previous month and 11.5 percent from a year ago. The jump happened…
COURTESY PHOTO - The Outlook, Post, News have individually won the first-place award before, but never at the same time.
July 22, 2016

We're No. 1!

by Pamplin Media Group
Outlook, Post, News awarded first place in newspaper contest - For the first time in recent history, the Gresham Outlook, Sandy Post and Estacada News have swept the field during the Oregon…
FILE PHOTO - The deposit Oregonians will receive from returning used bottles and cans is going up to 10 cents per container starting in April, 2017 the OLCC announced this week.
July 22, 2016

Oregon bottle deposit to rise to 10 cents starting Spring 2017

by Geoff Pursinger
The refund Oregonians will get from returning used soda cans and water bottles is about to go up. This week the Oregon Liquor Control Commission announced that it was doubling the redemption…

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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Oregon State Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the driver of this SUV, which crashed in Boring on Monday.
Jul 21, 2016

OSP seeks public's help in IDing driver of crashed SUV

by Pamplin Media Group
Vehicle abandoned in Boring on Monday night The Oregon State Police are seeking the public’s help in finding the driver of a vehicle that crashed in Boring on Monday evening. The incident took…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Jonathan Joseph Snyders.
Jul 20, 2016

Threatening want ad leaves Sandy man wanted

by Pamplin Media Group
Jonathan Joseph Snyders posted message threatening judge, deputies A Sandy man who used the classified advertising website Craigslist to threaten local law enforcement found himself a wanted…
Jul 20, 2016

School Briefs

by Elizabeth Wendt Kellar
Boring Middle School registration updates The Boring Middle School Office will reopen Monday, Aug. 8. Registration for students new to the district will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 15.…
Jul 20, 2016

Library Board meets today

by Elizabeth Kellar
The Sandy Public Library Board will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, in the Community Room of the library, 38980 Proctor Blvd. All are welcome to attend. For more information,…
Jul 20, 2016

Keeping Posted

by Pamplin Media Group
Events n The Mount Hood Farmers Market is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays through October at 38600 Proctor Blvd. For more information, visit mounthoodfarmersmarket.org. n Cultural…
Jul 20, 2016

News Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
MHCC board undecided on date of future bond It’s unlikely that Mt. Hood Community College will try again in November to pass a bond to finance facilities improvements or new construction. The…
Jul 20, 2016

Police Log

by Pamplin Media Group
Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the Sandy Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents: ARREST n 10:18 p.m., July 13: Police…
Jul 20, 2016

Sandy Fire

by Pamplin Media Group
Saturday, July 16 12:37 a.m., medical assist, Southeast 362nd Avenue. 6:44 a.m., high-angle rescue, Southeast Marmot Road. 10:50 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Sandy Heights Street. 11:11 a.m., motor…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Members of the Sandy community have brought food, flowers and more to the Sandy Police Department to show their gratitude following a deadly July 7 shooting that killed five Dallas police officers.
Jul 13, 2016

Sandy says thanks to police after Dallas attacks

by Elizabeth Kellar
Food, flowers and cards give TLC to local law enforcement A pat on the back. A handshake. A box of Voodoo Doughnuts. These are little expressions of thanks, but after a tragedy, they can take on…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - The Boring, Oregon Foundation will host the Fourth Annual Boring & Dull Day Community Social In The Park at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Boring Station Trailhead Park in Boring.
Jul 13, 2016

News Briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
SandyNet announces speed boost The city of Sandy recently announced a speed boost for SandyNet Fiber customers effective July 4. All subscribers to SandyNet’s 100 mbps package are being…