A slam dunk-ey

A slam dunk-ey

Donkey Basketball competition returns to Sandy High To be a successful basketball player,...

Sacred traditions

Sacred traditions

Fourth-generation master weaver shares knowledge with family, others El aventurero. In Spanish,...

Deep gratitude

Deep gratitude

- Mountain merchants, ski resorts still benefit from early, often snowfall on Mount Hood. A year...

Honoring a hometown hero

Honoring a hometown hero

Skibowl event remembers late Olympic champ Bill Johnson Olympic gold medalist and hometown hero...

Drawn to it

Drawn to it

Naas Elementary students create comic strips as part of Artist in Residence program Some stories...

Loads of love

Loads of love

Laundry outreach provides free clothing care to those in need Hannah Dillie knows she is luckier...

Sandy students have a need for speed

Sandy students have a need for speed

SHS students race CO2-fired dragsters for gold, glory To be ready to take on the Sandy Speedway,...

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PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: HILLARY BORRUD/EO MEDIA GROUP - Willamette University student Nastja Nykaza, 19, said she plans to vote this year but is not sure whether her vote will make a difference.
May 03, 2016

Candidates, parties shake off 'bland' politics to attract young…

by Hillary Borrud/Capital Bureau
SALEM — Oregon is among the easiest places in the nation to vote, with a vote-by-mail system and an automatic voter registration program. Still, turnout among the state’s youngest voters has…
WILLAMETTE FALLS MEDIA CENTER - From left, are OPB reporter Rob Manning, Clackamas County Commissioner Paul Savas, Clackamas County Commissioner Jim Bernard, Clackamas County Board Chairman John Ludlow and Clackamas Review/Oregon City News Editor Raymond Rendleman.
May 02, 2016

Pamplin Media moderates debate for Clackamas County chair…

by Raymond Rendleman
Willamette Falls Media Center and Clackamas Review/Oregon City News Editor Raymond Rendleman co-hosted a more than hour-long debate on April 28 for members of the County Board of Commissioners…
May 01, 2016

Vancouver hiker lost on Mt. Hood is safe

by Pamplin Media Group
Hiker contacted CCSO this morning, and is not injured Updated at 1:40 p.m.: A Vancouver hiker lost on Mt. Hood has found his way to safety, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office reported. The…


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April 27, 2016

Five chosen for Mountain Festival court

by Elizabeth Kellar
Local ladies represent the best of Sandy on five-generation court at this year's event Meet the Sandy Mountain Festival’s Five Generation Court of 2016. Four princesses and one queen are…
April 27, 2016

Who's your buddy?

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Always sniffing out a fun topic to write about, our newsroom staff is hot on the trail of this year’s Pets & Their People special publication. There are few topics as endearing to most people as…
April 27, 2016

Pool study prompts further digging

by Elizabeth Kellar
Environmental report shows oil tanks buried near aquatic center The results of an environmental study shows the city of Sandy will need to do a bit more digging – literally – as part of its…
POST PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Matt Gist, head of school security at Sandy High School, monitors a hallway between classes Monday. He is part of a three-member security team.
April 27, 2016

A team effort for school safety

by Elizabeth Kellar
SHS security works to keep students happy, healthy and safe The Sandy High School security office is just past the school’s main office. Like the main office, its walls are clear glass. But this…
April 27, 2016

Candy tossing returns to summer parade

by Elizabeth Kellar
New rules aim to make Mountain Festival parade safe for spectators Fans of the Sandy Mountain Festival Parade will once again be able to satisfy their sweet tooth, but with new guidelines…
April 27, 2016

Fire Calls

by Pamplin Media Group
Sandy Fire Saturday, April 16 10:21 a.m., motor vehicle accident with injuries, Southeast Rude Road. 12:44 p.m., good intent call, Southeast Bruns Avenue. 2:10 p.m., motor vehicle accident with…
April 27, 2016

News Briefs

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First Friday set May 6 The next Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce First Friday will be May 6 with the theme “Local Eats.” Participating business will provide a box to customers to donate canned…

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Apr 27, 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 4:05 a.m., April 18: Police…
Apr 27, 2016

School Briefs

by Elizabeth Wendt Kellar
Academy students win awards at science fair Several Oregon Trail Academy students recently competed in the middle school state science fair at Liberty High School in Hillsboro. There were 345…
Apr 27, 2016

Keeping Posted

by Pamplin Media Group
Events n Alphabetica, an art show showcasing the work of Wy’East Artisans Guild members and their exploration of the alphabet, is on display through July 5 at the Sandy Public Library. For more…
POST PHOTO: ELIZABETH KELLAR - Scott Poole, Poetry SLAM host and 'Live Wire' house poet, reads an original work during the recent SLAM event at the Sandy Public Library.
Apr 20, 2016

Rhyme with a reason

by Elizabeth Kellar
Library event gives poets chance to gather, share You could call it the versus of the verses. The fourth annual Poetry SLAM returned to the Sandy Public Library on Thursday, April 13, giving…
POST PHOTO: ELIZABETH KELLAR - Dr. Jennifer Betz of the Sandy Animal Clinic will soon travel to Belize to help needy animals.
Apr 20, 2016

Sandy vet to embark on purr-poseful trip

by Elizabeth Kellar
Dr. Jennifer Betz to help needy animals in Belize A Sandy veterinarian will soon travel to Belize as part of a two-week spay-and-neuter campaign to help some 400 animals in need. Dr. Jennifer…
Apr 20, 2016

Fire Calls

by Pamplin Media Group
Sandy Fire Saturday, April 9 7:19 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Laurel Street. 9:53 a.m., assist invalid, Southeast Strawbridge Parkway. 11:09 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Goldenrain Street. 4:43 p.m.,…
Apr 20, 2016

Keeping Posted

by Pamplin Media Group
Events n Alphabetica, an art show showcasing the work of Wy’East Artisans Guild members and their exploration of the alphabet, is on display through July 5 at the Sandy Public Library. For more…
Apr 20, 2016

News Briefs

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Mount Hood volcano lecture is April 30 Discover the latest information on Mount Hood’s volcanic activity at the next Social History Happy Hour lecture, “Will Mount Hood blow its top again?” The…
Apr 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: ARRESTS n 7:09 p.m., April 13: A…
Apr 20, 2016

School Briefs

by Elizabeth Wendt Kellar
Little Steps class schedule announced Little Steps, a program for children and their families who will be entering public schoolkindergarten next fall, will be offered in the coming weeks.…