Capping it off

Capping it off

Descendant of Cloud Cap builder visits historic Mount Hood inn Growing up, Tony Barnes heard...

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...

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Snow Guarantee

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COURTESY PHOTO - GOP nominee Donald J. Trump is not thrilling every Republican officer holder in Oregon. Some say they don't support him.
August 23, 2016

Presidential candidates disappoint Rep. Johnson

by John Schrag
Oregon Republicans divided on support of party nominee Last week, Bill Bryant, the Republican gubernatorial candidate in Washington, announced he is not supporting Donald Trump. This came on the…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: SHANNON O. WELLS - An Honor Flight of Oregon group of World War II veterans pose for a group photo at the U.S. World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. in September 2015. The nonprofit Honor Flight grroup is seeking veterans from the Gresham, Portland and surrounding areas for the next trip Sept. 28-Oct. 2.
August 23, 2016

Honor Flight seeks veterans for free trip to Washington, D.C.

by Pamplin Media Group
Nonprofit group transports World War II vets to see memorials Honor Flight of Portland is calling on World War II veterans in Clatsop, Columbia, Washington, Multnomah, Hood River, Clackamas,…
JOHN BAKER - What's a county fair without some thrill rides? The Clackamas County Fair, which runs through Sunday in Canby, has plenty to enjoy.
August 20, 2016

Clackamas County Fair is beating the heat

by John Baker
Despite the rising temperature, fairgoers are determined to enjoy this year's event Five days into its six-day run, the Clackamas County Fair & Rodeo appears to be dealing with the heat quite…


COURTESY PHOTO - GOP nominee Donald J. Trump is not thrilling every Republican officer holder in Oregon. Some say they don't support him.
August 22, 2016

'Spending money on Donald Trump is like buying coffin nails by…

by John Schrag
What Oregon Republicans think about their presidential nominee (not all of them are angry) Earlier this week, Bill Bryant, the Republican gubernatorial candidate in Washington, announced that he…
SANDY POST - A sign marks where one proposed tent site would be built. Wildwood Recreation Site looks wild, but most of the trees here were planted by loggers who wanted straight timber, not native species.
August 18, 2016

BLM plans for Wildwood site spark citizen unrest

by Zane Sparling
Proposal would allow overnight camping at park - A Bureau of Land Management proposal to create overnight camping options at Wildwood Recreation Site has sparked fierce opposition from a cadre…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: STEVEN BROWN - This 1950 Merc belong to Brad Venderberg.
August 13, 2016

Car shows roll into Metro area

by Pamplin Media Group
Whether you're in Gresham, Hillsboro or Clackamas County, there are plenty of car show on tap this week. Thousands of people converged on downtown Gresham on Saturday, taking in the sights of…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - The ninth annual Party on the Patio event at the Zig Zag Inn in Welches raised over $20,000 for Mt. Hood Hospice.
August 10, 2016

News Briefs

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Conjunto Alegre brings salsa to Meinig Park Aug. 10 Sandy Summer Sounds continues with salsa band Conjunto Alegre at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10, at Meinig Park, 17670 Meinig Ave. Conjunto…
August 10, 2016

Police Log

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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 5:59 a.m., July 29: Police…
August 10, 2016

Promise Preschool comes to Sandy Grade

by Elizabeth Kellar
New option targets 4-year-olds A new preschool option is coming to Sandy Grade School. Oregon Promise Preschool is a full-day program that will operate on the same schedule as SGS — five days a…
COURTESY PHOTO - The Colt Starting Challenge USA horse training tour be held at the G Bar G Covered Arena in Sandy, 22060 S.E. 442nd Ave., from 6-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 12-13.
August 10, 2016

Trainers, colts to showcase skills at G Bar G arena near Sandy

by Contributor
Two of five trainers are local The Colt Starting Challenge USA horse training tour will come galloping into Sandy this weekend. The event will be held at the G Bar G Covered Arena in Sandy,…

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Aug 10, 2016

McKnight chosen for Oregon Trail School Board

by Elizabeth Kellar
Welches resident replaces Dan Thompson, who resigned in June Kurt McKnight of Welches has been selected to serve as the Oregon Trail School Board’s newest Zone 3 member. The decision was…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Proposed volcano-monitoring stations enhance the ability to detect subtle signals under the Mount Hood volcano and better determine if it poses an imminent eruption threat.
Aug 10, 2016

Forest Service proposes volcano monitors on Mount Hood

by Pamplin Media Group
Four stations would occupy 105 square feet of land The Mount Hood National Forest recently issued a preliminary assessment that analyzes the effects of a U.S. Geological Survey-Cascades Volcano…
Aug 10, 2016

School Briefs

by Elizabeth Wendt Kellar
Sandy Grade gets ready for back-to-school Sandy Grade School is preparing for back to school. The school officially resumed regular office hours from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8. There…
Aug 10, 2016

Keeping Posted

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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…
Aug 05, 2016

Pedestrian struck and killed on Highway 26 Friday morning

by Pamplin Media Group
A 58-year-old Sandy pedestrian crossing Highway 26 early Friday morning was hit and killed. Sandy Police said they were called to the intersection of Highway 26 and Ruben Lane at 5:05 a.m.,…
Aug 03, 2016

Six rescued after being stranded in Sandy River rafting incident

by Pamplin Media Group
Two elderly rafters remained on the river overnight The Post A rafting outing on the Sandy River turned into an emergency rescue for a family of six last week, after their raft became stuck on…
Aug 03, 2016

Keeping Posted

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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…
Aug 03, 2016

Mediation held every Wednesday at Wy'East Zen Center

by Elizabeth Kellar
Meditation will be held every Wednesday evening from 6:30-7 p.m. at Wy'East Zen Center, 39641 Scenic St., in Sandy. A Dharma talk and discussion will follow from 7-8 p.m. Newcomers are welcome…
Aug 03, 2016

News Briefs

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Sandy Hops & Blues Festival held Aug. 3 The Sandy Hops & Blues Festival will bring food, beer and blues to Meinig Park, 17670 Meinig Ave., on Wednesday, Aug. 3. Performing on the Dale Nichols…
Aug 03, 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 12:42 p.m., July 24: Police…