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AmeriCorps digs  into AntFarm

AmeriCorps digs into AntFarm

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Flooring business owner Young focuses in on old(er) residents

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Hot, sunny weather makes it easy to jump into summer

Hot, sunny weather makes it easy to jump into summer

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Margie Carothers, beloved women's club visionary, 'Snooper' columnist, dies at 83

Margie Carothers, beloved women's club visionary, 'Snooper' columnist, dies at 83

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Auto group donation benefits guide-dog program in Boring

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Boring school commended  for next-level preparations

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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Charlotte Painter enjoys the outdoors with her husband Garry. In retirement, she hopes to do a lot more of it.
July 01, 2015

Festival's First, Second princesses invest in community

by Kylie Wray
Charlotte Painter, Melissa Filich have hand in educating residents The Sandy Mountain Festival’s Five Generation Court First and Second Princesses are both invested in the community. Charlotte…
July 01, 2015

National Forest increases fire restrictions July 1

by Kylie Wray
Officials ban campfires, vehicles, industrial activity With the start of summer marked by hot, dry weather, fire danger is on everyone’s mind. As Mt. Hood National Forest increases restrictions,…
July 01, 2015

Oregon Trail video wins merit award

by Kylie Wray
Association lauds video showcasing Oregon Trail district The National School Public Relations Association presented an Electronic Media Merit Award for a video featuring Sandy’s local schools,…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Curator Lloyd Musser surveys the museums historical ski equipment in the ski gallery.
July 01, 2015

Museum preserves the history of mountain's downhill slopes

by Kylie Wray
Mt. Hood Museum wins Ski Heritage award, prize The only public building in Government Camp, the Mt. Hood Cultural Center and Museum, not only serves as a community meeting space, a Clackamas…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: GARY NORMAN - Micheal Godsey and Cecily Overman star in Portland Actors Ensembles Macbeth to be performed in Meinig Park on July 5.
July 01, 2015

'Macbeth' production kicks off Sandy Summer Sounds events

by Kylie Wray
Portland Actors Ensemble to perform at Park The city’s events in the park will kick off with a little iambic pentameter. Sandy Summer Sounds and Starlight Cinema begins its 20th season of summer…
July 01, 2015

News briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
SAT launches youth summer drama program Monday, July 6 Sandy Actors Theatre’s “Happily Ever After” youth drama program runs July 6-10 and 13-17. The class is taught by Cheryl Beam, Anne Anderson…
July 01, 2015

Fire calls

by Kylie Wray
Sandy Fire Sunday, June 14 2:17 a.m., medical assist, Highway 26. 2:38 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Davis Street. 9:39 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Tapp Road. 10:11 a.m., motor vehicle accident with…
July 01, 2015

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 - 2:35 a.m., Saturday, June…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife issued a temporary rule allowing anglers to fish from boats from the mouth of the Sandy River all the way up to Revenue Bridge, but it is rare to see one taking advantage of the rule at this time of year.
July 02, 2015

Fishing for solutions

by Kylie Wray
ODFW change to help anglers navigate low-water obstacles The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has taken steps to make it easier for anglers to catch fish on the Sandy River. But is it too…
July 01, 2015

Sandy to take closer look at business fiber

by Kylie Wray
IT manager to seek budget OK in next implementation steps With SandyNet Fiber installations to homes nearly complete, the city of Sandy is looking to the next step in connecting the community.…

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Jun 29, 2015

Fireworks banned prior to July 4

by Kylie Wray
Sandy, Estacada add firework use to burn ban effective July 1 Fire danger in the area has reached such a high level that the cities of Sandy and Estacada are taking extreme measures — fireworks…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Lilly Potter spends time in her backyard with Cupcake the guinea pig. The animal enthusiast loves spending time with her family and caring for her pets.
Jun 28, 2015

Two young Mountain Fest princesses can't wait for July

by Kylie Wray
Lilly Potter, Sarah Rutledge carry on Sandy Mountain Fest traditions Preparations are picking up for the 2015 Sandy Mountain Festival. The youngest members of the festival’s Five Generation…
Jun 25, 2015

Grand marshals announced for Sandy Mountain Festival Parade

by (none)
The Sandy Mountain Festival Parade is going “Back to The Future.” Fans of the popular Michael J. Fox films will remember the lead character, Marty McFly, used his Delorean/time machine to travel…
CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE - A tank trailer hangs over an embankment - still attached to the truck - after it jackknifed Wednesday afternoon at Brightwood, spilling hot asphalt into the Sandy River.
Jun 25, 2015

Investigators examine environmental effects of asphalt spill…

by Pamplin Media Group
Oncoming vehicle causes truck to leave Barlow Trail Road The Oregon Department of Environmental quality is investigating environmental effects after a jackknifed tanker-truck spilled hot asphalt…
Jun 24, 2015

Fire calls

by Pamplin Media Group
Sunday, June 7 4:51 a.m., medical assist, Southeast 362nd Avenue. 10:42 a.m., EMS call, Highway 26. 10:49 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Wolf Drive. 11:48 a.m., authorized controlled burning,…
Jun 24, 2015

Welches honor roll

by Pamplin Media Group
The following students earned a spot on the Welches Middle School honor roll for second semester of the 2014-2015 school year: Eighth-grade 4.0 — Riley Andersen, Lukas Butler and Aubrianna…
Jun 24, 2015

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 - 12:53 a.m. Friday, May 29,…
Jun 24, 2015

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
Teens invited to join library board, advise The Sandy Public Library is looking for interested teens to join its Teen Advisory Board this summer to begin planning for its fall program. The board…
Jun 24, 2015

Cool down in East County

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This weekend Oregon’s temperature is expected to break 100 degrees. These high temperatures could mean trouble for many in Multnomah and Clackamas County. The county suggests that residents:…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Memorial bricks make up a walkway at Sandy Bluff Park, including bricks addressed to Noah, namesake of the event.
Jun 24, 2015

Parents reflect on the past 10 years of Noah's Quest benefit…

by Kylie Wray
Event at Sandy park benefits parents who lost infants at birth Cary Mallon has little doubt how to answer if he and his wife Carol Cohen had been asked back when they started Noah’s Quest run…