Sandy's Opinions

March 31, 2015

Oregon lawmakers should extend firearm background checks

by Pamplin Media Group
In the immediate days following the fatal shooting at Reynolds High School last June, The Outlook called for a tightening of rules regarding gun sales, which would not harm any law-abiding…
March 18, 2015

Oregon government turns back the clock on public records

by (none)
OUTLOOK EDITORIAL For 40-plus years, Oregon has claimed to have transparency in government. Public records and public meetings laws approved in 1973 are supposed to enforce the ideal that the…
Dr. Dave Wenzel
March 13, 2015

Don't take sides when kids start bickering

by Dave Wenzel
I’m writing about bickering children because other parents assure me it is a common problem. I wouldn’t know, since my kids have never bickered (in the last two minutes. (Mainly because no two…
March 11, 2015

Do you know an Exceptional Woman? Let us know

by (none)
Two years ago, we published our first Exceptional Women special section in The Outlook, Sandy Post and Estacada News. We produce many special sections each year for our newspapers, but the…
March 11, 2015

Don't take sides when kids start bickering

by Dave Wenzel
Their behavior often is a bid for power, control I’m writing about bickering children because other parents assure me it is a common problem. I wouldn’t know, since my kids have never bickered…
KELLER
March 13, 2015

The Bionic Woman called Mt. Hood her home; and other tales from…

by Paul Keller
Believe it or not—all of these tales are absolutely true. CARLOS SANTANA At the height of their popularity, the famously popular band Santana played at the Whistle Stop Tavern right here on…
DAVE WENZEL
February 20, 2015

Parents: To spy or not to spy on kids

by Dave Wenzel
Today’s technology leaves parents facing a dilemma: do they use the very technology they are trying to monitor their kids’ usage of, to in fact monitor their children? Do they use “find my…
February 05, 2015

We want to hear about Amazing Kids for upcoming publication

by Steve Brown
In October 2014, the Pamplin Media Group launched a special section that provided a prestigious stage from which we could sing the praises of 22 amazing kids who live in communities from Sandy…
Photo Credit: POST ARCHIVE PHOTO - Karamoja, a Hallmark documentary being shown at the Sandy Theater in 1955, promised a look at the worlds last lost tribe, untouched by our modern civilization. While the teaser indicated the tribes were buried deep in the jungles somewhere, the ad never identified where those jungles were.
February 02, 2015

1985: daughters' quick thinking saves mother's life

by Anne Endicott
1955 — A Hallmark documentary showing at the Sandy Theater was causing quite a stir 60 years ago. “Karamoja” featured the “world’s last lost tribe — untouched by our modern civilization” and…

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