'Young' guns

'Young' guns

Marksmen, newbies join trap-shooting effort to benefit Sandy nonprofit Sandy’s newest...

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...

Nursery industry rebounds years after recession

Nursery industry rebounds years after recession

Growers try to diversify crops and stabilize uncertain labor costs Gresham nurseryman Rod Park...

Snow Guarantee

Snow Guarantee

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

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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May 25, 2016

Sandy High put on lockdown after fugitive pursuit

by Pamplin Media Group
Marco Martinez-Menchaca still at large In response to police activity near the campus, Sandy High School went into lockdown Tuesday from about 2 to 2:25 p.m. Once the police activity concluded,…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Some Oregon businesses could be hit with more taxes under an initiative that will be on the November general election ballot. A state analysis of the initiative found that it could raise about $6 billion for state budgets, but might 'dampen' employment and growth around the state.
May 23, 2016

State business tax plan would raise billions, but could 'dampen'…

by Paris Achen
SALEM — A proposed tax on the sales of large businesses would generate more than $6 billion in biennial state revenue starting in 2017-19, but it also would slow income, employment and…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Cliff, who was rescued from an embankment along the Clackamas River earlier this month, meets his new owners on Thursday, May 19.
May 20, 2016

Dog rescued from Clackamas River embankment finds new home

by Emily Lindstrand
The dog rescued from a cliff by the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Marine Patrol earlier this month has found a new home. After they were unable to find any previous owner for the canine,…


CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - A multi-vehicle crash slowed traffic on Proctor Boulevard on Friday, after the 44-year-old driver of a commercial fuel truck and trailer owned by Space Age Fuel suffered a coughing fit and blacked out behind the wheel. No one was injured in the crash, which damaged three RVs, two cars and a tree.
May 18, 2016

Coughing fit leads to crash

by Pamplin Media Group
Fuel truck takes out three RVs, two cars and a tree but injures no one A coughing fit led to a multi-vehicle accident that snarled traffic on Sandy’s main thoroughfare for almost three hours…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Coyote is local author David Shiremans first work, and is written under the pen name David L. Foster.
May 18, 2016

Local author pens post-apocalyptic novel

by Elizabeth Kellar
'Coyote' features familiar Clackamas County locations Download the debut of local author David Shireman and you might find some truth tucked among the fiction. That’s because Shireman’s story —…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Sandy-area residents Daniel Florence and Doug Leaf do battle during a Gloucester Duchy event. The duchy is part of the Adria Empire, an organization for people who enjoy European medieval history and lifestyle activities, and is holding its first Banner War Northwest May 27-30 in Sandy.
May 18, 2016

Banner War event brings medieval times to Sandy

by Elizabeth Kellar
Gloucester Duchy event caters to fans of history and sword fighting It’s time to oil your armor and dust off your doublet. The 2016 Banner War Northwest is coming to the Bull Run Event and…
May 18, 2016

News briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Picnic area closed to protect eagles The Rock Creek day use picnic area near Rock Creek Reservoir southeast of Mount Hood is closed to public use this summer to protect a pair of nesting bald…
May 18, 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 12:40 a.m., May 5: Police…
May 18, 2016

School briefs

by Elizabeth Wendt Kellar
Sandy High wins regional Vans contest Sandy High School student artists have advanced to the final five schools in the Vans Custom Culture Shoe Competition, taking the top spot in the Northwest…
May 18, 2016

Keeping Posted

by Pamplin Media Group
Events n The Mount Hood Farmer’s Market is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays through the end of October at 38600 Proctor Blvd. For more information, visit mounthoodfarmersmarket.org. n The…

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SUBMITTED PHOTO - Take a look at Scarlett's farmhouse charm, find out more about Mt. Hood's Tiny House Village and tour the other four tiny houses, during the open house from 5 to 8 p.m. on May 20. All five tiny houses will be available for rent on Memorial Day weekend.
May 18, 2016

Mt. Hood Village Resort offers tiny houses for rent

by Ellen Spitaleri
Open house and tour introduces concept to public They may be tiny, but they have a huge impact and the public is invited to tour the five small houses that make up Mt. Hood Tiny House Village…
SMITH
May 17, 2016

Smith, Humberston appear headed for runoff in Clackamas County

by Pamplin Media Group
Incumbent Tootie Smith appears headed for a November runoff election against challenger Ken Humberston in the race for Position 4 on the Clackamas County Board of Commissioners. Second returns…
May 17, 2016

No to gas tax, say Sandy voters

by Elizabeth Kellar
Motor Vehicle Fuel Tax failing in partial, early returns Sandy voters were saying no Tuesday to a city ballot measure that would mean a three cent bump in their local fuel tax July 1. The…
SCHRADER
May 17, 2016

Schrader wins race for Position 3 on Clackamas County commission

by Pamplin Media Group
Martha Schrader appears to be on her way to another term as a Clackamas County commissioner. Updated returns Wednesday morning showed Schrader with 52.6 percent of the vote, followed by Steve…
USGS - A series of small quakes began Sunday night and continued through Monday on Mt. Hood.
May 18, 2016

Swarm of small quakes rumble under Mount Hood

by Elizabeth Kellar
Dozens of temblors recorded since Sunday night A swarm of small earthquakes is shaking the ground beneath Mount Hood near Government Camp. The quakes began on Sunday night and continued through…
May 14, 2016

Teen arrested for stabbing in Estacada

by Courtney Vaughn
Police say 22-year-old man found with stab wound to abdomen A 17-year-old boy is in police custody on suspicion of stabbing a 22-year-old Estacada man Friday evening. Sandy Police officers…
May 11, 2016

Head-on crash Monday in Sandy leaves one dead

by Elizabeth Kellar
A head-on crash in Sandy last week resulted in the death of one of the two drivers involved. Around 5:30 p.m. on Monday, May 2, Sandy police say they responded to an injury motor vehicle crash…
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Coral Lara Rizo, an Aloha High School student, is the 2016 Amazing Kid for the Beaverton Valley Times. Each newspaper in Pamplin Media Group selected an Amazing Kid from the community they serve. Here, Rizo receives her award from Pamplin Media Group President Mark Garber and guest speaker Trail Blazer great Terry Porter.
May 11, 2016

Amazing Kids deliver as promised

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Sandy's Dylan Kenney among recipients of prestigious award Following a passion — especially one for community service — can inspire others and build a brighter future. That was the message from…
May 11, 2016

Sign dedication to honor Wright brothers May 27

by (none)
A road sign dedication to honor two brothers from Boring who died in the Vietnam War will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, May 27, at the Good Shepherd Community Church, 28986 SE Haley Road in…
POST PHOTO: ELIZABETH KELLAR - Teague and Melissa Cullen of Winslow Farm Forest are entering their third growing season in Boring. In short, a food forest aims to mimic a forest ecosystem with edible plants, providing numerous environmental benefits.
May 11, 2016

Creating a forest

by Elizabeth Kellar
Winslow Food Forest brings agroforestry system to Boring If you visit the Winslow Food Forest looking for rigid rows of leafy produce, expect a surprise. Here, sweet strawberries ripen alongside…