Shaping metal the old-fashioned way

Shaping metal the old-fashioned way

Bob Denman sells handmade tools — forged in his own backyard A red and yellow rustic sign,...

Weather conditions on Mount Hood halt skiing

Weather conditions on Mount Hood halt skiing

Resorts remain optimistic for more snow fall Warm weather on Mount Hood has kept skiers and...

Citizens crowd Centennial Plaza to light the tree

Citizens crowd Centennial Plaza to light the tree

Sandy Main Street's event draws hundreds This year’s warmer weather gave lots of folks the...

Food drive off to a good start at Sandy High

Food drive off to a good start at Sandy High

Leadership Club leads efforts to provide for Kiwanis program Students in the Oregon Trail School...

From giant to quaint

From giant to quaint

Rainy Mountain Farms grows unique Christmas trees When customers arrive at Rainy Mountain Farms...


Sandy's Latest News

Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - A National Weather Service map shows the potential for heavy rain and flooding in Northern Oregon and Southwest Washington.
December 23, 2014

We're dreaming of a . . . soggy Christmas?

by Pamplin Media Group
A deep trough of moist, cold air blasting down from the Gulf of Alaska is going to soak the region during the next few days, pushing a few local rivers and creeks over their banks. The National…
December 17, 2014

Business briefs

by Kylie Wray
Chamber follows schools for closures The Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce is taking its cues from the school district in times of inclement weather. In the event of winter weather, the chamber…
December 17, 2014

Sandy police test popular cameras

by Kylie Wray
Police chief said implementation is a long way off While police departments around the nation are beginning to look at implementing body cameras for its officers on the wave of President Obama’s…
December 17, 2014

Sandy officers help local kids with Christmas shopping

by Kylie Wray
Chief Yamashita and officer Olmos shopped with four kids from Estacada and Sandy Four local kids from Sandy and Estacada got a little something extra for Christmas this year when they received…
Photo Credit: POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Erinn Sowle and D.J. Anderson, of Suburban Ford, present SHS Athletic Director Wade Lockett with a check for $4,200.
December 17, 2014

Sandy High athletic programs get a boost from Ford program

by Kylie Wray
October's Drive 4 UR School event raised $4,200 After an October fundraiser that raised thousands of dollars, Sandy’s Suburban Ford has delivered a check for $4,200 to the Sandy High School…
December 17, 2014

City Council gives legislation starting point

by Kylie Wray
Sandy staff to draft ordinance regulating pot dispensaries The Sandy City Council has set a base for city staff in creating new regulations for medical marijuana dispensaries. With the statewide…
December 17, 2014

Fire calls

by Kylie Wray
Sunday, Nov. 30 2:25 a.m., medical assist, Southeast Evans Street. 6:14 a.m., EMS call, Southeast 362nd Avenue. 2:38 p.m., EMS call, Southeast Bluff Road. 8:01 p.m., smoke detector malfunction,…
December 17, 2014

Police log

by Kylie Wray
ARRESTS * 9:47 p.m. Dec. 5, a driver was stopped on Highway 26 west of Kelso Road on a suspected DUII. Jane A. Gustafson, 51, of Gresham was determined impaired by intoxicants. She was arrested…
December 17, 2014

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
Good at organizing shelves? Apply at the library The Sandy Public Library is looking to hire a library shelver. The position includes being responsible for shelving all library materials in the…
December 17, 2014

School briefs

by Kylie Wray
Families gather to discuss parenting at Sandy Grade Come join other parents for a fun, interactive parenting series at Sandy Grade School. This 10-week course will be offered, free of charge, at…

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Dec 15, 2014

Shooting suspect has Gresham address

by Katy Sword
Marquel Dugas, 18, arrested on probation violated, suspect in Dec. 12 shooting The Friday, Dec. 12, shooting at Rosemary Anderson High School in North Portland has resulted in two arrests as of…
Dec 15, 2014

'Fair Fever' is 2015 theme

by Isabel Gautschi
The theme of the 2015 Clackamas County Fair will be “Fair Fever!” The theme was selected after a month of accepting entries and three-weeks of voting on the top-five themes. “Fair Fever!,”…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Thomsen
Dec 15, 2014

Thomsen, Johnson to serve on education committees

by Kylie Wray
Senator, Representative plan to make a difference in Oregon's education Both State Sen. Chuck Thomsen, R-Hood River, and State Representative Mark Johnson, R-Hood River, have been appointed to…
Photo Credit: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Injured hiker Randy Craig was rescued and transported to safety.
Dec 14, 2014

Injured hiker rescued in Columbia River Gorge

by Jim Redden
A Portland man who was injured hiking in the Columbia River Gorge has been rescued. According to the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, Randy Craig, 59, sustained an injury to his right leg…
Photo Credit: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Lonzo Murphy
Dec 13, 2014

School shooting suspect identified

by Jim Redden
Lonzo Murphy, 22, arrested for parole violation, more charges pending Police have identified a suspect in Friday's shooting outside a North Portland high school as Lonzo Murphy, 22. Gang…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO JAIME VALDEZ - Dalessa Miller consoles her daughter, Queeni, 17, while being interviewed by the media. Queeni saw her cousin, David, bleeding from the stomach after being shot during the lunch hour at Rosemary Anderson High School.
Dec 13, 2014

Four shot outside North Portland high school

by Jim Redden
UPDATE: Victims shot outside Rosemary Anderson High School are identified Three teens and a 20-year-old were shot outside Rosemary Anderson High School in North Portland around noon Friday,…
Dec 10, 2014

County commission approves Bull Run site plans

by Kylie Wray
Powerhouse future holds historic museum The Bull Run Powerhouse, Bull Run School and Roslyn Lake Park are on their way to getting new identities and new purposes. On Wednesday, Dec. 3, Clackamas…
Dec 10, 2014

Civil Air Patrol teaches love of country

by Kylie Wray
CAP adult, cadet members participate in yearly wreath ceremony Andy Martin, a Sandy resident and chaplain for the Columbia Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol, will spend much of his…
Dec 10, 2014

News briefs

by Kylie Wray
Sandy Chamber to help provide Christmas The Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce has adopted a family for the holidays and will provide gifts. The family has six members, and the chamber has received…
Photo Credit: POST PHOTO: KYLIE WRAY - Dan Kruse, a senior, was in charge of painting the holiday greeting on the Sandys window of Ace Hardware.
Dec 10, 2014

Students give Ace, and others, a holiday facelift

by Kylie Wray
Sandy High art students share their talent with downtown Sandy customers Sandy High’s most talented art students have done their part in helping local businesses deck the halls. On Friday, Dec.…