Arun Gandhi urges peacemaking at MHCC

Arun Gandhi urges peacemaking at MHCC

Mahatma Gandhi's grandson discusses his famous grandfather and nonviolence Arun Gandhi, the...

Naas pirates build confidence through drama classes

Naas pirates build confidence through drama classes

Nutz-n-Boltz director instructs Boring students in acting classes Nineteen students from Naas...

Dedicated to healing veterans

Dedicated to healing veterans

Jan. 1 dawned clear and cold, and while most people stayed home to recover from New Year’s...

Welches women's annual walk raises $2,500 for American Heart Association

Welches women's annual walk raises $2,500 for American Heart Association

30 participants walk with Patti Hallgren on her Jan. 15 birthday For her 69th birthday, Patti...

Danger down below

Danger down below

Radon program identifies risk areas, urges home testing New data gathered by the Oregon Radon...

City Council welcomes newest member

City Council welcomes newest member

John Hamblin appointed to vacant City Council seat Five council members took their oaths of...

Polar Bear Club rings in new year with icy plunge

Polar Bear Club rings in new year with icy plunge

Six people jumped into a freezing pond at the 12th gathering of the Eclectic Polar Bear Club For...

Holiday activities include fun in the snow thanks to open lifts

Holiday activities include fun in the snow thanks to open lifts

Local residents enjoy holiday events up on the slopes With ski resorts on Mount Hood finally...

Aquanauts hope to raise awareness, free Lolita

Aquanauts hope to raise awareness, free Lolita

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Power of water illustrated in memories of dam work

Power of water illustrated in memories of dam work

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Christmas cheer delivered in boxes and bags

Christmas cheer delivered in boxes and bags

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Shaping metal the old-fashioned way

Shaping metal the old-fashioned way

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January 24, 2015

Organic Sandy asks for support in its last days

by Kylie Wray
Local food outlet blames competition for closure After a little more than a year in business — and months of competition with a neighboring city’s chain market — Organic Sandy is throwing in the…
Photo Credit: PMG FILE PHOTO - Reese Witherspoon plays Cheryl Strayed in the film 'Wild,' which was released Dec. 5 and has already been nominated for two Oscars.
January 24, 2015

Forest service staff honored for work on Wild film

by Pamplin Media Group
Gov. Kitzhaber presents award to Mt. Hood National Forest Gov. John Kitzhaber honored Mt. Hood National Forest this month for its work on the filming of the recent film “Wild.” On Tuesday, Jan.…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Bailey Sheehan in an undated photo posted by her family on their Caring Bridge site.
January 28, 2015

Oregon girls battling enterovirus

by Pamplin Media Group
Mysterious virus reported in more than 100 cases across U.S. (KOIN 6) — Two Oregon girls are battling a mysterious disease that causes them to suddenly lose the ability to use their arms or…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Glenn Yeager, left, received Sandy Fires 2014 Firefighter of the Year award. He was also recognized as a top responder, a PRIDE award winner and a volunteer of 10 years.
January 21, 2015

Firefighters recognized for service to Sandy in 2014

by Kylie Wray
Glenn Yeager receives Sandy Fire's 2014 Firefighter of the Year award Local firefighters who give their all were recognized by their peers on the weekend of Jan. 10. Sandy Fire District held its…
January 21, 2015

Business briefs

by Kylie Wray
Mount Hood, Sandy buses introduce $5 day pass Officials from Clackamas County and the City of Sandy are proud to announce the new $5 all-day bus pass, good on any Mt. Hood Express and Sandy Area…
January 21, 2015

Sandy Historical Society honors former Optimists

by Kylie Wray
Sandy Optimists to be recognized for the club's 55 years of service At its quarterly meeting, the Sandy Historical Society and Museum will give a nod to a recently disbanded group whose service…
January 21, 2015

Health-oriented grant program to help 14 Sandy organizations

by Kylie Wray
$100,127 to go toward community gardens, projects The Clackamas County Public Health Division’s 2015 Healthy Eating, Active Living, or HEAL, grant program has awarded more than $100,000 to 14…
January 21, 2015

Fire calls

by Kylie Wray
Sunday, Jan. 4 10:24 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Eldridge Drive. 10:27 a.m., medical assist, Southeast Hudson Road. 1:33 p.m., EMS call, Southeast Wall Street. 2:40 p.m., EMS call, Southeast…
January 21, 2015

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
Dog services offers low-cost services for county residents Clackamas County dog owners have additional low-cost opportunities to license, vaccinate, spay or neuter, and microchip their pets…
January 21, 2015

Police log

by Kylie Wray
Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the Sandy Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents: ARRESTS - 12:49 a.m. Dec. 31, Dustin…

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Photo Credit: POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Sandy High School senior Blake Swan constructs the computer included in a Kano computer kit. Ten are available for checkout at the schools library.
Jan 17, 2015

Library provides computer technology lesson in a box

by Kylie Wray
Kano computer-building kits popular with younger students New kits available at the Sandy High School library are providing students the resources to jump start their computer science knowledge…
Jan 17, 2015

Sewing group reconvenes to raise funds for girls

by Kylie Wray
Woman continues mission to provide menstrual products Boring will once again be the site of a sewing party and fundraiser for Days for Girls, a network of volunteers who create sustainable kits…
Jan 16, 2015

Metro President responds in opposition of Boring's petition

by Kylie Wray
Solution lacks problem, Tom Hughes said Metro Council President Tom Hughes has rejected the idea of supporting Boring’s withdrawal from the Metropolitan Service District. Stephen Bates, former…
Jan 16, 2015

New police officer to take oath of office Tuesday

by Kylie Wray
Mayor Bill King to swear in Dale Willcox as a new officer of the Sandy PD Mayor Bill King and City Councilors will bear witness to the swearing in of a new police officer at the City Council…
Jan 15, 2015

City recruits for Planning Commissioner

by Kylie Wray
The City of Sandy is recruiting to fill a vacancy on the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission reviews land use applications and advises the City Council on legislative changes. The…
Jan 15, 2015

December was good month for real estate sales

by Pamplin Media Group
Portland Realtors closed more deals in December than they had in the past nine years, according to a new RMLS report released Thursday morning. The regional listing service reported that closed…
Photo Credit: POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Rita McCombs, right, spent a week helping to train Amanda Moss to take over as principals secretary at Sandy Grade.
Jan 14, 2015

New face arrives at Sandy Grade School

by Kylie Wray
Amanda Moss will take over as principal's secretary at Sandy Grade Sandy Grade School is experiencing a change around the office. Rita McCombs, the school principal’s secretary for nearly 4…
Jan 14, 2015

Police log

by Kylie Wray
Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the Sandy Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents: CRASHES * 4 p.m. Dec. 31, a citizen…
Jan 14, 2015

Fire calls

by Kylie Wray
Sunday, Dec. 28 5:25 a.m., unintentional smoke detector activation, Southeast Smith Avenue. 12:38 p.m., motor vehicle accident with injuries, Highway 211. 5:51 p.m., motor vehicle accident, no…
Jan 14, 2015

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
Sandy Library launches Third Friday Teen Nights The Teen Advisory Board is planning an evening out for teens. The first event will be a game night from 7-9:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 16 with Wii…