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...

Food assistance on the move

Food assistance on the move

Sandy Community Action Center takes its mission on the road to Boring Some Boring residents that...

Kids' events roll on with annual Bike Derby

Kids' events roll on with annual Bike Derby

Armed with bikes, helmets and plenty of sunscreen, Sandy kids participated in the second free...

Fur, fluff, feathers and scales on parade

Fur, fluff, feathers and scales on parade

Even though it’s still a day before the Sandy Mountain Festival Parade is due to begin,...

Lending literature

Lending literature

Neighborhood lending libraries take off along Sandy streets A group of local citizens led by...

AmeriCorps digs  into AntFarm

AmeriCorps digs into AntFarm

Seven NCCC members invest in AntFarm youths, garden development While most young people are out...

Hot, sunny weather makes it easy to jump into summer

Hot, sunny weather makes it easy to jump into summer

School’s out for summer vacation, and recent weather has made it easy for families to jump...


Sandy's Latest News

August 05, 2015

Sandy Main Street closes, chamber takes over events

by Kylie Wray
Sandy chamber takes on First Fridays, Trick-or-Treat Trail events The organization of Sandy’s First Friday and Halloween Trick-or-Treat Trail has a new face. Sandy Main Street, the organization…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: CLACKAMAS COUNTY BANK - Clackamas County Banks eighth Party on the Patio raised more than $16,000 to be put toward Mt. Hood Hospices care of patients without insurance.
August 05, 2015

Bank event puts money into indigent patient fund

by Kylie Wray
Mt. Hood Hospice uses funds to help patients without insurance Thanks to Clackamas County Bank’s 2015 Party on the Patio, Mt. Hood Hospice now has help caring for patients without insurance. The…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Office Manager Khrys Jones will continue her role at the Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce with the title of executive director.
August 05, 2015

Omnipresent office manager named Sandy chamber director

by Kylie Wray
Khrys Jones takes on more duties as SACC executive director Khrys Jones, Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce office manager and board liaison to the board for one and a half years, was promoted to…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: LORIRYLAND.COM - Eight-year-old Rachel will be at the First Friday event at loriryland.com to show off her first oil pastel artwork and encourage competition participants.
August 05, 2015

Chamber hosts Small Town USA Friday event

by Kylie Wray
Birds, art and tasty treats part of Aug. 7 downtown event The Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce is taking over this month’s First Friday event from Sandy Main Street, but the traditional event that…
August 05, 2015

Fire calls

by Pamplin Media Group
Sandy Fire Sunday, July 19 12:58 a.m., medical assist, Southeast Park Street. 1:10 a.m., motor vehicle accident with injuries, Highway 26. 1:57 p.m., medical assist, Southeast Lusted Road. 7:07…
August 05, 2015

News briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Auction, breakfast to raise money for kidney transplant A fundraising breakfast and silent auction will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Aug. 9, to benefit 26-year-old Sandy resident Jose…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - John Burton joins Timberline Lodge as new director of marketing.
August 05, 2015

Business briefs

by Kylie Wray
Timberline Lodge announces new marketing director R.L.K. and Company, operators of Timberline Lodge, welcomes John Burton to its staff as Burton as Timberline’s director of marketing, effective…
August 05, 2015

Police log

by Pamplin Media Group
Information for the public safety column comes from public records of the Sandy Police Department. Police recently filed reports on the following incidents: WARRANT ARRESTS - 12:49 p.m.…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: ODFW - Johnathen Link, left, and Clayton Morgan, ODFW interns from Mt. Hood Community College, transfer fish from a tank truck to small plastic bags full of fish that are about to be loaded onto mules for transport to Shellrock Lake.
August 05, 2015

Mules aid fish biologist in stocking high lakes

by Pamplin Media Group
Horse-carry method to augment helicopter drops The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has taken a new approach to stocking Oregon’s high lakes. Instead of going by air as they usually do,…
August 03, 2015

City website down temporarily because of host complications

by Kylie Wray
Anyone attempting to access the city of Sandy's website today may be experiencing a little trouble. On Monday, Aug. 3, the city of Sandy's webiste is down due to a problem with the host of the…

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Jul 30, 2015

Cool off at Sandy Senior Center

by Pamplin Media Group
As high temperatures have again hit our region, Clackamas County officials have identified multiple cooling centers throughout the county for members of the public. Residents who do not have…
POST PHOTO: ALEXANDRA WALLACHY - Jason Ropp introduces Sandy kids to the Dragon Puppet Theater.
Jul 29, 2015

Puppets save the day for Sandy reading

by Alexandra Wallachy
Sandy Library's summer reading program continues with puppet show Kids and parents alike watched good triumph over evil Wednesday, July 22 at the Sandy Library. The Dragon Theater Puppets…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: LSC TRANSPORTATION - Map shows three potential counties Mt. Hood Express could travel to.
Jul 29, 2015

Mt. Hood bus service wants input

by Alexandra Wallachy
Community opinion could expand bus routes to three new counties Mt. Hood Express wants to hear from you. The bus service held community meetings in Sandy, Welches and Government Camp to discuss…
POST PHOTO: ALEXANDRA WALLACHY - Terry and Paul Tyler stand outside the Boring location of Mt. Scott Fuel Co.
Jul 29, 2015

Nearly 100 years of Tyler family business

by Alexandra Wallachy
Mt. Scott Fuel Co. is a staple of the Boring community Mt. Scott Fuel Company doesn’t sell as much actual “fuel” as it used to. In its 96 years of service the business has changed dramatically.…
Jul 29, 2015

Arts Alliance seeks artists for 2016 exhibit

by Pamplin Media Group
The Clackamas County Arts Alliance is accepting applications from individual artists and artist groups for the 2016 Artist Exhibit Program. The program features two- and three-dimensional…
Jul 29, 2015

Forget Hitchcock, AntFarm takes on the birds

by Alexandra Wallachy
Local nonprofit organization brings bird art to Sandy Portland may have been the first to “put a bird on it,” but AntFarm in Sandy is giving the slogan new life. AntFarm will host a bird event…
Jul 29, 2015

Fire calls

by Pamplin Media Group
Sunday, July 12 5:02 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Langensand Road. 7:16 a.m., good intent call, Southeast Bell Street. 7:27 a.m., EMS call, Highway 26. 7:31 a.m., smoke detector malfunction,…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Hoodland Fire crews aided in attempting to gain control of a wildfire that broke out on the afternoon of Friday, July 24.
Jul 27, 2015

Fire crews patrol 488 fire site after rains contain flames

by Kylie Wray
Authorities caution complacency in fire safety after moist weekend weather After weekend rains contained the 488 Fire that broke out near Lolo Pass in the Zigzag Ranger District on Friday, July…
Jul 27, 2015

Police relay team hopes to hit goal before Saturday

by Kylie Wray
With the Relay for Life of Sandy fast approaching – the event will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Pioneer Building, 17100 SE Bluff Road in Sandy – the Sandy Police Department’s…
FILE PHOTO - Jim Bernard
Jul 29, 2015

Clackamas County Commissioner Jim Bernard throws hat into chair…

by Raymond Rendleman
Having served as a county commissioner for the past six and a half years, Jim Bernard believes he is “the best person to take on the challenges of leading this diverse and growing county” as…