The HEART of preparedness

The HEART of preparedness

Emergency response team ready to help community in a disaster In the event of emergency, after...

Nature infused into playground

Nature infused into playground

Naturescape creates fun, safe place to learn and play When children gathered outside Sandy Grade...

Erasing any trace

Erasing any trace

Decommissioned Forest Service road returns to nature In following the winding, gravel road...

Cars and RC planes shine at Kiwanis event

Cars and RC planes shine at Kiwanis event

Gray skies couldn't keep people away from the Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast It’s a bird,...

Putting a new bridle on life

Putting a new bridle on life

Local rescues give forever homes, new futures to abused and neglected equines Every morning,...

Overcoming stigma, establishing business

Overcoming stigma, establishing business

Female business owners succeed in Sandy community If you stand in the middle of the downtown...


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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: BRIAN PASKO PHOTOGRAPHY - The 2015 Celebration in Boring offers activities for families such as pony rides to raise money for a playground for families at Boring Station Trailhead Park.
September 02, 2015

Celebration in Boring to support trailhead park

by Kylie Wray
Food, music, goat poop bingo among events to raise playground funds In the early 2000s, if you took the Springwater Trail to Boring, you’d end up being greeted by an old railroad depot. Thanks…
September 02, 2015

Oktoberfest offers food, beer, activities for all

by Kylie Wray
Annual Sandy event held to take place Sept. 11-13 No, it's not October, but Sandy residents still should prepare to enjoy the 2015 Oktoberfest. The 17th-annual Sandy Oktoberfest will be held…
September 02, 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 - 5:40 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23,…
CONTRIBUTED ART - Eileen Holzmans pastel Fall Haze.
September 02, 2015

Artists celebrate fall season beside SAT's 'Hay Fever'

by Pamplin Media Group
Wy'east Artisans Guild to debut 'Fall for Art' Sept. 10 Fall is on its way, and the Wy’east Artisan’s Guild is ready to show its own take on fall alongside Sandy Actors Theatre’s upcoming…
September 02, 2015

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
Hoodland Library seeks input on book groups The Hoodland Public Library invites residents to get together and talk about what kind of book groups they would like to have. The library will hold…
September 02, 2015

School brief

by Kylie Wray
Homework help offered after school at Cedar Ridge For Cedar Ridge students interested in a little extra help, the school offers a homework club. Homework Club begins on Tuesday, Sept. 8, and…
September 02, 2015

Sandy police officers to read to children

by Kylie Wray
The Sandy Public Library is bridging a connection between the community's children and the Sandy Police Department. At 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, the Sandy Library, 38980 Proctor Blvd., will…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Shana Madsen, a resident of Boring, just opened her business Alter Your Ego Hypnosis, which specializes in hypnotherapy and Reiki.
September 02, 2015

Hypnotherapist pours soul into healing community

by Kylie Wray
Shana Madsen offers hypnotheraphy, Reiki in rooted location One local resident is using her experiences and her passion for healing to help the community. This summer, Shana Madsen, owner of…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Maria and Randall Brown will perform traditional Nashville sounds at AntFarm on First Friday.
September 02, 2015

Hunt for the elusive Bigfoot on First Friday

by Kylie Wray
Sandy chamber's event theme this month is 'Bigfoot in Sandy' Bigfoot has been sighted in Sandy. Well, not yet. But it’s a possibility on Friday. From 5-8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 4, local…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: EMILIO INC. - Fill the Bus literally grew overnight, expanding from the hopes of Pamela Botts to an event with more than 45 volunteers, on Sunday, Aug. 23.
August 26, 2015

Helping fire victims one bus at a time

by Katy Sword
Sandy woman fills four buses to help support those in need Pamela Botts had what she thought was a simple — albeit large — goal. She wanted to fill a bus with supplies to send to firefighters in…

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Aug 26, 2015

Chamber devotes event proceeds to TV promotion

by Kylie Wray
Bite funds help businesses suffering from low snowpack Coming off of a winter season that hit a record low for snowpack on Mount Hood, a lot of people have been talking about the weather’s…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Alec Chase, Rob McGlothin and Tomi Griffin goof around in the Sandy High School auditorium, where the three of them will collaborate on the schools musical.
Aug 26, 2015

Instructors to take the stage at Sandy High

by Kylie Wray
School welcomes new drama, choir teachers to performing arts program The Sandy High School Performing Arts Department is getting a new outlook on life. The program is getting two new teachers to…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Lauren Gunderson of Gladstone Library and Sandy Librarys Sarah McIntyre are collaborating for the next six weeks through an intergovernmental agreement.
Aug 26, 2015

Library director devotes time to helping neighbors

by Kylie Wray
Sarah McIntyre serves as Gladstone interim director If you’re hanging out around the public library in Gladstone, you may just see a familiar face from Sandy. Sarah McIntyre, the city of Sandy’s…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Krista Underhill spends her free time running Stiletto Fine Chocolates, an online chocolatier, from her home.
Aug 26, 2015

Owner brings fashion, taste to homemade truffles

by Kylie Wray
Sandy woman runs chocolate business Who ever said high heels and chocolate don’t mix? Sandy resident Krista Underhill has made them a recipe for success. For the past three years, she has run…
Aug 26, 2015

Fire calls

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Sandy Fire Sunday, Aug. 9 6:02 a.m., medical assist, Southeast Cascadia Village Drive. 9:18 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Cascadia Village Drive. 10:49 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Yocum Loop. 11:50…
Aug 26, 2015

Metro takes Roslyn Lake elephant habitat off table

by Kylie Wray
Task force to decide future feasibility of off-site facility The chance to see elephants roaming the brush on the former Roslyn Lake property is over. On Tuesday, Aug. 19, Metro announced that,…
Aug 26, 2015

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
Open fires now prohibited at all county and state parks All Clackamas County parks and forestland properties, along with state parks and federal Bureau of Land Management campgrounds contained…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Lisa Sheppard organizes books in the preschool classroom at Impact Learning Center.
Aug 26, 2015

Local educator takes on preschool at tutoring center

by Kylie Wray
Lisa Sheppard joins team Impact Learning Center A Sandy resident with experience in teaching kids how to love learning is helping Impact Learning Center, the area’s tutoring center, get its…
Aug 26, 2015

Police department welcomes new officer

by Kylie Wray
Sean Lundry brings experience dealing with child abuse cases The Sandy Police Department has gained a new officer. After 13 years at The Dalles Police Department, officer Sean Lundry decided to…
Aug 19, 2015

Open fires prohibited at Clackamas County parks

by The Clackamas Review
Clackamas County announced Wednesday that it was notified Tuesday that state-park fire restrictions are now mandatory throughout the county's parks and forestland properties. Previously,…