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OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Clackamas Fire District Deputy Chief James Karn comforts Cheri Snodgrass.
October 24, 2016

Family presented with $5,400 check by fire chief

by Lyra Kuhn
Community raises money for boy's medical bills after he suffered devastating injuries when struck by truck.
SANDY POST: MATT RAWLINGS - Sandy running back Chaise Carmony stiff arms a La Salle defender.
October 20, 2016

2016: The year of Sandy football

by Matt Rawlings
Published Oct. 19, 2016 -
BARBARA SHERMAN - Judi Wandres (center) chats with Summerfield neighbor Judy Richter, who has just donated the bag of food held by Judi's husband J. Wandres for the Portland Food Project.
October 15, 2016

Food pantries benefit many people with minimal effort

by Barbara Sherman
Portland Food Project's simple concept makes donating food easy for everyone About three years ago, someone from the Portland Food Project came knocking at the Cedar Mill home of J. and Judi…

TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOHN SCHRAG - A large oak tree succumbed to strong winds Saturday afternoon, damaging a truck and residence on Cedar Street in Forest Grove.
October 14, 2016

Tropical storm leaves power outages, flooding in its wake

by Pamplin Media Group
UPDATE: Fire bureau responds to three times the number of emergency calls during windy weather More than 37,000 people across seven Northwestern Oregon counties were without power Saturday…
State gas taxes have increased once since 1993 and have not adjusted to inflation.
October 14, 2016

Voters consider taxing question

by Lyra Kuhn
Fuel tax would raise funds for road repair, maintenance - Clackamas County has decided to give its well-traveled roads some much needed attention, but in order to do that the county is asking…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The Republican candidate sniffed copiously during the debate.
October 12, 2016

Campaign-weary locals weigh in during presidential debate watch

by Lyra Kuhn
Viewers at bar feel arguments lack substance - Patrons of the Smoky Hearth Restaurant, Bar & Grill can usually depend upon the establishment for good food and television coverage of their…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - A National Weather Service Map outlines the possible impacts of the typhoon-remnant storm moving into the Pacific Northwest on Saturday.
October 13, 2016

Local governments, utility providers prepare for possible deluge…

by Outlook/Sandy Post staff
Heavy rain, wind expected to hit area Heavy rains and fierce wind — remnants of a super-typhoon moving east from the Hawaiian Islands — that began to deluege western Oregon on Thursday are…
October 12, 2016

Marijuana measures bring mixed reactions

by Lyra Kuhn
Sandy voters will have their say on two ballot measures concerning marijuana on Nov. 8, both of which could potentially go up in smoke. If approved, the measures would allow marijuana…
October 04, 2016

Clackamas board OKs $250,000 for 40 community grants

by Peter Wong
Potential controversy over Pregnancy Care Centers grant is sidetracked. Clackamas County commissioners have approved a total of $250,000 for 40 small grants to community organizations for work…
NEWBERG GRAPHIC / GARY ALLEN - The Chehalem Cultural Center in downtown Newberg displays a preview of artwork by Yamhill County Studio Tour artists, including copper sculptures by Sheridan metal artist Dave Hanson.
October 01, 2016

Yamhill County's artists open their studios to share the…

by Colin Staub
Studio tour in its third decade shows an array of mediums from Newberg to Sheridan For more than two decades, fall in Yamhill County has brought with it a chance to venture into the countryside…

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Sep 28, 2016

Missing Pepperjack

by Lyra Kuhn
A longhorn cow that goes by the name of Pepperjack is missing in the Jacoby/Langensand/Trubel area. If you find him, please alert the Sandy Police Department.
Sep 28, 2016

the Bridge's 50 year wedding anniversary

by Lyra Kuhn
Shari and Duane Bridge are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary from 12 to 4 p.m. on September 24 at the Cascade Ski Club in Government Camp Village. There will be food and beverages by…
Sep 19, 2016

Construction on U.S 26 to cause delays

by Lyra Kuhn
60-minute delays are possible on U.S 26 starting Monday, near the Mt. Hood area. There will be around-the-clock work from Monday between OR-35 and east of Rhododendron. Paving will take place…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: PETER WONG - Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader, center, and Republican challenger Colm Willis at a business-sponsored forum Monday, Sept. 19, at the Monarch Hotel in Clackamas. At left is the moderator, Mark Meek, who read written questions from the audience.
Sep 20, 2016

5th District foes trade political jabs

by Peter Wong
Partisanship, Pacific trade pact split Democrat Schrader and Republican challenger at forum. Democratic incumbent Kurt Schrader and Republican challenger Colm Willis disagreed about partisanship…
Sep 19, 2016

Clackamas board stalemates on Measure 97 resolution

by Peter Wong
Issue likely to return after 2-1 vote with two absent members. Three Clackamas County commissioners stalemated last week on Measure 97, the proposed corporate tax increase on the Nov. 8…
COURTESY: SECRETARY OF STATE AUDIT REPORT - Audit of Smarter Balanced Assessments shows tests are nearly twice as expensive as the last standardized test that Oregon used.
Sep 14, 2016

Audit: Oregon needs to get more out of expensive Smarter…

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Statewide school tests through the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium are nearly twice as expensive as the old tests, confusing to educators and time-consuming. That’s according to a new…
Sep 15, 2016

Blockbuster: beyond the grave

by Lyra Kuhn
Locally owned movie-rental store likely the last Blockbuster standing - Ryan Sparks has the looks of a movie star, but he actually works at a movie store — specifically, likely the last…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Richard Allen Hess, 47, of Sandy turned himself into the Clackamas County Jail on Wednesday, Sept. 14, after a warrant had been issued for his arrest. Hess is a suspect in a murder case that occured outside of Estacada on Saturday, Sept. 10.
Sep 15, 2016

Estacada shooting suspect turns himself in

by Pamplin Media Group
Sandy resident Richard Allen Hess turned himself into the Clackamas County Jail Wednesday night after a warrant had been issued for his arrest that afternoon. Hess is accused of killing Dominick…
Sep 14, 2016

Sandy police, business owners open dialogue on homeless issues

by Lyra Kuhn
Sandy business owners and local police share a frustration with the daily effects of the city’s growing homeless population. Those frustrations came to the surface Wednesday morning, Sept. 7,…
CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - The suspect vehicle is similar to this 1996 Ford F-150 pickup truck.
Sep 13, 2016

Portland man killed outside Estacada

by Shannon O. Wells
Victim identified, Clackamas deputies seek help locating suspect's vehicle. A Portland man was shot and killed Saturday outside Estacada. The victim is identified as Dominick James Perry, 39, of…