Playgrounds of dreams

Playgrounds of dreams

Welches students display their desired playsets at Hoodland Library reception

Konell Construction finalist for quarterly chamber award

Konell Construction finalist for quarterly chamber award

Sandy company known for its high-profile products, repurposing building materials

Redlinger accepts lead role in North Marion School District

Redlinger accepts lead role in North Marion School District

Outgoing Oregon Trail Academy director signs three-year contract starting in July

Goodwill representatives discuss new facility at chamber luncheon

Goodwill representatives discuss new facility at chamber luncheon

Public relations manager discusses mission in wake of store opening

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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: OREGON TRAIL SCHOOL DISTRICT - A local mural artist says the 'Moby Dick' mural has aged well.
April 26, 2017

Friends, family rally to preserve Sandy High artwork

by Brittany Allen
Roman Scotts' stunning 'Moby Dick' mural is safe for now
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Erosion caused by No Name Creek warrants restoration of the creek bed as part of overall project.
April 26, 2017

City seeks to enhance Meinig park's accessibility and beauty

by Brittany Allen
Renovations, costing $274,000 in grant funds, set to begin this fall
POST PHOTO: BRITTANY ALLEN - Lenchitsky often donates his hanging flower baskets to fundraisers and gives them away to be gifted as Mother's Day presents.
April 26, 2017

A technical retirement

by Brittany Allen
After 35 years, school board pillar Terry Lenchitsky calls it quits


POST PHOTO: BRITTANY ALLEN - Carlo Vincettin hopes to open the Strauss Avenue location within weeks.
April 26, 2017

Mi casa es new casa

by Brittany Allen
La Bamba to open at new Strauss Avenue location soon
POST PHOTO: BRITTANY ALLEN - Jeri Malin substitute teaches at Firwood Elementary School two or three days a week even though she's retired.
April 26, 2017

Retired - but not literally

by Brittany Allen
Veteran elementary educator Jeri Malin can't quite quit the classroom
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - The 2016 Children's Day at Sandy Public Library drew in about 150 attendees for fun literacy-based festivities.
April 26, 2017

Community comes together to celebrate Children's Day

by Brittany Allen
Sandy Public Library to host second-annual Día de los Niños celebration
POST PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - In Nancy Ream Enabnit's time as community services director, she helped plan and provide about 13 parks.
April 19, 2017

Blazing a trail

by Brittany Allen
Nancy Enabnit's career with the city was a natural affair
POST PHOTO: BRITTANY ALLEN - Current Oregon Trail School Board of Directors.
April 19, 2017

Two seats contested and three unopposed in Oregon Trail School…

by Brittany Allen
Zone 5 board member Lenchitsky opts out of another term on board
POST PHOTO: BRITTANY ALLEN - Jerry Carlson has owned the land for years that is now Sandy's own food cart pod.
April 19, 2017

Food cart stop soon to open up shop

by Brittany Allen
New outdoor eatery expected to start serving meals this week
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Vendors from Boring to Welches to Mollala come to offer their fares at the Bushue Family Farm.
April 19, 2017

Sample farm foods at 'Taste of Local' event

by Brittany Allen
Bushue's Family Farm hosts fourth festival for tasty area eats

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POST PHOTO: BRITTANY ALLEN - Students intently spread their pulp into  plastic deckles to create circular pieces of paper.
Apr 19, 2017

Talk about trees

by Brittany Allen
The detailed process of paper making isn't just pulp fiction
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Tim Werner
Apr 19, 2017

Middle school principal promoted

by Brittany Allen
Tim Werner to replace retiring teaching and learning director Debbie Johnson
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: JOSH KULLA - Sandy resident Shannon Montgomery has helped run the Sandy Mountain Festival for 45 years. She started helping her mother with the festival at age 13 and has only missed two festivals since then because of study abroad.
Apr 18, 2017

Shannon Montgomery keeps the festival running and the cookies…

by Brittany Allen
Sandy Mountain Festival has been a family affair for 45 years
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: JOSH KULLA - Tami Guttridge is the Master of the Springwater Grange outside Estacada. She and her family have been involved in local Grange and 4-H activities for over a century now.
Apr 18, 2017

Cultivating team spirit

by Emily Lindstrand
Tami Guttridge follows family tradition with Springwater Grange, 4-H Group
PAMPLIN MEDIA PHOTO: JOSH KULLA  - Gresham Rotary Club President Diane Noriega leads a meeting on Wednesday, April 5, at M&M Restaurant and Lounge on North Main Avenue.
Apr 18, 2017

Diane Noriega: Breaking the mold

by Zane Sparling
Rotarian president has storied career and passion for higher education
PAMPLIN MEDIA PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Bobbi Gene Culter is the founder and director of Therapy Works Northwest, a nonprofit that helps children through occupational therapy.
Apr 18, 2017

Bobbi Gene Culter: Dedicated to helping kids grow

by Christopher Keizur
Gresham resident's pediatric therapy business and nonprofit sits high in the saddle
PAMPLIN MEDIA PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - After 26 years at the helm of SnowCap, Executive Director Judy Alley will retire the end of October. Her proudest moment, during her nearly three decade tenure at the agency, was the establishment of a community garden.
Apr 18, 2017

Judy Alley: The poster child for bootstrap success

by Anne Endicott
SnowCap's executive director knows well the challenges facing agency's clients
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Tami Jo Saling-Caldwell, T.J. to all who know her, founded Apple of His Eye Chairty, which works in India and Rwanda.
Apr 18, 2017

Serving God's people no matter where they are

by Teresa Carson
Tami Jo Saling-Caldwell founded charity to help widows and orphans
Apr 18, 2017

Clackamas leaders lay out ambitious goals

by Peter Wong
Road repairs and planning for new courthouse, plus economic development and help for rural areas and people 'left behind'
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Puppy raiser Sandy Lissman has raised an even dozen puppies that went on to become full-fledge guide dogs for the blind. Today, she received her next puppy, Falla, a black labrador retriever, from Bill Miner, a partner in charge at Portland law firm Davis Wright Tremain. Falla will be Lissman's companion for the next 13 to 15 months before entering formal guide dog training with Boring-based Guide Dogs For The Blind.
Apr 14, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Guide dog puppies meet their new families

by Pamplin Media Group
Boring-based Guide Dogs For The Blind introduces its newest batch of trainees