A recipe to remember

A recipe to remember

When Sandy resident Shannon Sapp bought a cookbook at a Portland Goodwill, she never thought she...

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

POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Fire crews worked Thursday, April 23, to access areas of the building they couldnt before.
April 23, 2015

Hoodland Fire gets four-day fire under control

by Kylie Wray
Chief hopes crews will be ready to return by noon Friday On the morning of Friday, April 24, after nearly five days of battling a blaze that broke out at the Golden Poles Chalet condominium…
April 22, 2015

Sandy to provide school officer to Estacada High School

by Kylie Wray
Sandy City Council has authorized Chief of Police Kim Yamashita to sign a contract to provide a school resource officer for Estacada High School. The position in Sandy will be backfilled through…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - The Sandy Triton Aquatic Team swims during a team workout at the Olin Y. Bignall Aquatic Center.
April 22, 2015

Masters swim team takes third at state competition

by Kylie Wray
Sandy Triton Aquatic Team competed against 26 teams in Oregon The recently formed Sandy Masters swim team competed at the state championship meet April 10-12 in Corvallis and received a team…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: SANDY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - Mickey Lawson, Russel Motejl, Don Clark, Jerry Lawson and Bill Richardson strike a cool stance in 1956. This picture was inspiration for celebrating Lawsons 80 years of cool.
April 22, 2015

Historical society to give nod, party to Jerry Lawson

by Kylie Wray
Celebration honors longtime historical society president The Sandy Historical Society is honoring the hard work of former president Jerry Lawson with an 80th birthday celebration. The…
April 22, 2015

SandyNet to add $350 installation fee

by Kylie Wray
Residents can sign up for free service through April 30 The beginning of May marks the end of Sandy residents’ chance to have SandyNet Fiber installed free of charge. At the City Council meeting…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Joyce Yam, right, leads a cleanup at Sandys historic Cherryville Cemetery.
April 22, 2015

Volunteers uncover neglected Cherryville history

by Kylie Wray
Joyce Yam leads fourth-annual cemetery cleanup After four years of annual cleanups at the historic Cherryville Cemetery, there are still remnants of glass surrounding trees. No, it’s not…
April 22, 2015

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
Alzheimer’s behavior class to meet The Alzheimer’s Association will present a one-time class on understanding and responding to dementia-related behavior in Sandy on April 29. The class, which…
POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - The Odd Fellows Hall has stood for more than 100 years at 38885 Pioneer Boulevard. Because of seismic insufficiencies, however, it will be torn down early this summer.
April 22, 2015

Rebekahs to bid farewell to Odd Fellows Hall

by Kylie Wray
Building to be razed to allow for fire department upgrades When 87-year-old Helen Swailes went on her first date with her husband, they attended a dance at the Sandy Odd Fellows Hall. She…
April 22, 2015

Boring Fire candidates stand behind Clackamas Fire contract

by Kylie Wray
Chris Hawes challenges Chris Olson for Boring Fire board position While Mike Strickland is running unopposed and will retain his Boring Fire District Board of Directors position for an…
Claire Harrisons A Fellow Traveler.
April 22, 2015

Wy'east artist to showcase 'Lands of the Barlow Trail'

by Kylie Wray
Art show features pastel Oregon landscapes One local artist will be sharing the ways she sees the Oregon landscape and history surrounding Sandy with the “Lands of the Barlow Trail” exhibit.…

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Apr 22, 2015

School briefs

by Kylie Wray
District chess tournament open to all ages The Oregon Trail School District will host its second-annual chess tournament from 4-7 p.m. Friday, May 1. The event is sponsored by the district’s…
Apr 22, 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 - 4:51 p.m. April 6, a…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Ginger Redlinger experiences the hospitality of students in Xian, China.
Apr 22, 2015

Academy director brings back ideas from China visit

by Kylie Wray
Ginger Redlinger wants to send students to share her experiences Oregon Trail Academy Director Ginger Redlinger finds it difficult to describe her recent trip to China without some time to spend…
Apr 22, 2015

Fire calls

by Kylie Wray
Sandy Fire Sunday, April 5 2:37 a.m., EMS call, Southeast Kitzmiller Road. 9:23 a.m., medical assist, Southeast Wellesley Avenue. 3:11 p.m., medical assist, Highway 26. 3:19 p.m., EMS call,…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: HOODLAND FIRE - Fire crews worked on putting out the fire all through Monday night and into Tuesday.
Apr 20, 2015

Crews battle condominium fire in Government Camp

by Kylie Wray
Road construction, lack of water hamper firefighters' efforts Even after a full afternoon and night battling a blaze that broke out at Golden Poles condominium in Government Camp on Monday,…
Apr 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.
Apr 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,…
Apr 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…
Apr 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…
Apr 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…