Sandy lauded as 10-year

Sandy lauded as 10-year "Tree City" for Arbor Day week

The city of Sandy was awarded for being recognized as a Tree City USA for 10 consecutive years. ...

Measuring disappointment

Measuring disappointment

Record-low snowpack likely to affect summer water supply After measuring the amount of snow...

Trading strides for bounds

Trading strides for bounds

Oregon Trail School District to introduce full-day kindergarten At Kelso Elementary school, Jenai...

Oregon Trail Academy students  to present 'Rumpelstiltskin'

Oregon Trail Academy students to present 'Rumpelstiltskin'

Second-through-eighth graders take on classic fairy tale A show about goblins performed by tiny...

Battling the unknown

Battling the unknown

After virus left her paralyzed, 8-year-old fights back to normalcy When 8-year-old Bailey...

Flourishes of success

Flourishes of success

Carter Knox takes gold medal among 4,000 entries, 131 schools Sandy High School senior Carter...

Sandy girls retool machining classes

Sandy girls retool machining classes

Sandy High's female students take greater interest in manufacturing program Girls at Sandy High...

Wheels are turning in Sandy cycling scene

Wheels are turning in Sandy cycling scene

Enthusiasts strive to make city a destination for bike tourism On a sunny Sunday morning, Kate...


Sandy's Latest News

April 17, 2015

Hash oil fire seriously injures man

by Estacada News
Investigators believe the trailer fire on Southeast Wildcat Mountain Drive that resulted in a man being badly burned was caused by the manufacturing of hash oil. Clackamas County Fire District 1…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Logan Crichton copies a paragraph about what he wants to be when he grows up in Jami Barnicoats fourth- and fifth-grade class.
April 15, 2015

Future college students shape destinies

by Kylie Wray
Sandy Grade students spend week planning to learn after high school For the third day in a row, Jami Barnicoat’s fourth- and fifth-grade students spent the half-hour before lunch on Wednesday,…
April 15, 2015

Police Log

by Kylie Wray
ARRESTS - 9:43 a.m. April 1, a business in the 37600 block of Highway 26 reported a man entered the store and walked out with merchandise. Roger R. Allen, 45, a Sandy-area transient, was…
April 15, 2015

Fire calls

by Kylie Wray
Sunday, March 29 4:15 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Langensand Road. 10:21 a.m., alarm malfunction, Highway 26. 1:33 p.m., EMS call, Southeast Olson Road. 8:01 p.m., EMS call, Southeast Langensand…
April 15, 2015

Business briefs

by Kylie Wray
Women invited to try new fitness program About 45 women from all ages, backgrounds and fitness levels are involved in a new fitness program at a local church, and organizers are looking for…
April 15, 2015

May 5K to help fund female athletes

by Kylie Wray
Run Girlfriend Run proceeds provided $11,500 in scholarships Mt. Hood Athletic Club’s Angie Welty is hoping to raise money for female athletes in the Oregon Trail School District by asking…
April 15, 2015

Tensions rise over Common Core testing

by Kylie Wray
Teachers, students, parents express distress over Smarter Balanced test With students in the Oregon Trail School District deep in standardized testing, the way children are being educated has…
April 15, 2015

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
Sandy budget panel to meet April 21 A public meeting of the Sandy Budget Committee will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at Sandy City Hall, 39250 Pioneer Blvd., to discuss the budget for…
April 15, 2015

School briefs

by Kylie Wray
Oregon Trail Academy has job openings As the school prepares to add a high school program this fall, Oregon Trail Academy is looking for teachers, preferably with international baccalaureate and…
Rep. Mark Johnson
April 14, 2015

Rep. Johnson introduces bill to boost school funding statewide

by Teresa Carson
House bill would place all added May revenue in school fund Oregon Rep. Mark Johnson, R-Hood River, has filed a bill in the Oregon Legislature aimed at boosting school funding after the…

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Apr 08, 2015

'Cantankerous' Sandy Ridge Trail couple sentenced

by Amy Frazier/KOIN 6 News
David Gathwright, 60, and his 58-year-old wife, Pamela, found guilty April 1 A couple previously described as “cantankerous” were sentenced Tuesday for repeatedly threatening people and animals…
Apr 08, 2015

City delves into possible urban renewal extension

by Kylie Wray
Residents of unincorporated "islands" fight annexation Councilors plan to look more deeply into this issue at a workshop to be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14, in council chambers at city…
Apr 08, 2015

Dinner and auction to benefit proposed indoor hitting facility

by Kylie Wray
Sandy High project could be complete by this fall With its deadline of breaking ground on construction of an indoor hitting facility on Sandy High grounds looming, the Sandy High Baseball board…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: MICHAEL HENLEY - Sandy Actors Theatre cast members run around the set during a sisterly squabble in Mornings at Seven.
Apr 08, 2015

Set and cast enhance charm of SAT's 'Morning's at Seven'

by Kylie Wray
Sandy Actors Theatre delivers with play based on simpler times Sandy Actors Theatre promised to delight with “Morning’s at Seven” and a tale of a simpler time. In this reviewer’s opinion, the…
Apr 08, 2015

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
ODOT resumes Highway 26 safety upgrade work The Oregon Department of Transportation is continuing its safety improvement project on U.S. Highway 26 from east of Kiwanis Camp Road to east of…
POST ARCHIVE PHOTO - Margarette Engstrom washes dishes during her internship at AntFarms Cafe and Bakery.
Apr 08, 2015

AntFarm seeks community help during fundraising season

by Kylie Wray
Nonprofit hopes to raise $25,000 with auction dinner, gofundme.com Sandy nonprofit organization AntFarm is using the month of April to raise funds for its multitude of programs. AntFarm will…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Pat Lee shows the scrap material area where all of the quilts donated to Fire Chaplain Dennis Simons began.
Apr 08, 2015

Orient quilters donate work to keep others warm

by Kylie Wray
Orient Drive Baptist Church presents 24 blankets to fire chaplain When Sandy’s District Fire Chaplain Dennis Simons goes on crisis calls, he likes to be equipped with blankets and quilts on hand…
Apr 08, 2015

Council OKs long-discussed pot dispensary regulations

by Kylie Wray
Rules in place should court strike down existing ban The Sandy City Council passed an ordinance to regulate medical marijuana facilities should the city’s existing ban fail. With the city’s ban…
Apr 08, 2015

Fire calls

by Kylie Wray
Sandy Fire Sunday, March 22 12:30 a.m., motor vehicle accident, no injuries, Southeast 362nd Avenue. 6:44 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Bluff Road. 12:43 p.m., EMS call, Southeast Penny Avenue. 3:58…
Apr 08, 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 - 10:14 a.m. March 23, a…