A day to play

A day to play

Longest Day Parkway event gives Sandy a night out The Longest Day Parkway event rolled, strolled...

Meals that matter

Meals that matter

Meals on Wheels increasingly relied upon in community Butch Hattenburg puts two blue coolers in...

A 'job' to remember

A 'job' to remember

Wendell Vaughn cleared the way for troops on Omaha Beach 72 years ago When Wendell Vaughn joined...

Graduation day

Graduation day

Sandy High School says goodbye to the Class of 2016 at commencement There are many lessons to...

Estacada baseball advances to state title game

Estacada baseball advances to state title game

The Estacada High baseball team is making school history by defeating Banks 8-3 in 9 innings...

Modern-day medieval

Modern-day medieval

Banner War Northwest event brings old-school fighting, history to Sandy Sunlight filters through...

Actors Theatre closes season with Lion in Winter

Actors Theatre closes season with Lion in Winter

Play chronicles schemes, intrigue of medieval English court Passion. Plots. Imprisonment. ...

Pierce, Brown ready to face off in governor's race

Pierce, Brown ready to face off in governor's race

Salem physician Bud Pierce celebrated his victory as the Republican nominee for governor, beating...

Snow Guarantee

Snow Guarantee

After strong season, snowpack sees early melt at Mt. Hood site It’s the classic case of wait...

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PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: MILES VANCE - Titania (Sara Fay Goldman) sleeps while her fairies dance in Experience Theatre Project's production of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' at The Round in Beaverton on Friday, June 24.
June 25, 2016

Shakespeare heads outdoors, with some timely political drama

by Bianca Pahl
Lo, tradition wafts solftly through Portland's nature, with gentle, warm summer nights graced by fair ensemble, hastening a season of performance that spills into the eve' beginning this…
OUTLOOK FILE PHOTO - The former Multnomah Greyhound Park is scheduled for final demolition in early July. You have one last chance to take an up-close look before its gone. A public event is planned for Tuesday, June 28.
June 23, 2016

Public 'goodbye' planned for Greyhound Park in Wood Village

by Pamplin Media Group
The Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde and the City of Wood Village invite the public to say goodbye to the Multnomah Greyhound Park at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, before the final demolition…
FILE PHOTO - Learn to fish for steelhead on the Sandy River during a workshop Saturday, July 23, at Oxbow Regional Park.
June 23, 2016

Learn to fish for steelhead at Sandy River workshop

by Pamplin Media Group
People who want to master the art of successful steelhead fishing are invited to a workshop at Oxbow Regional Park near Sandy on from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 23. Sponsored jointly by…


POST PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Lorna Elberson was born in Montana on June 21, 1916. On Tuesday, she celebrated her 100th birthday at the Avamere at Sandy, where she is a resident.
June 22, 2016

Kindness to others, activity are secrets to longevity

by Elizabeth Kellar
Sandy centenarian credits good food, manners for milestone birthday Lorna Elberson has a bit of advice for the young. And by young, she means almost everyone else. Elberson was born June 21,…
June 22, 2016

Noah's Quest returns for 11th year

by Elizabeth Kellar
Each year, the Noah’s Quest event adds a single dove to its dove release. On Saturday, June 25, there will be 11 birds, marking 11 years since Noah’s Quest began. The event is a way for those…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: HEATHER FITCH PHOTOGRAPHY - Stephanie Saul, 17, graduated from Sandy High School in June. She was the No. 1 golfer on the schools varsity team, and played piano and flute all through her high school career.
June 22, 2016

17-year-old princess combines mission work, nursing dreams

by Elizabeth Kellar
For two years in high school, Stephanie Saul traveled to Mexico on a spring break youth mission trip with Sandy Baptist Church. This year, her third, was a little bit different than past…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: HEATHER FITCH PHOTOGRAPHY - Princess Jordan Lundeen, 11, has volunteered at the Sandy Mountain Festival for about five years. She loves animals, especially cats and goats, as well as swimming and playing soccer.
June 22, 2016

Sixth-grader loves animals, hiking Mount Hood, soccer

by Elizabeth Kellar
Jordan Lundeen, 11, will have many responsibilities as a member of the Sandy Mountain Festival Five Generation Court, but she already knows which event she’s particularly looking forward to…
June 22, 2016

Keeping Posted

by Pamplin Media Group
Events n The Mount Hood Farmers Market is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays through the end of October at 38600 Proctor Blvd. For more information, visit mounthoodfarmersmarket.org. n Cultural…
June 22, 2016

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 ARREST n 1:20 a.m., June 11:…
June 22, 2016

Sandy Fire

by Pamplin Media Group
Saturday, June 11 11:19 p.m., EMS call, Southeast Cascadia Village Drive. 10:35 p.m., dispatched and cancelled, Southeast Dodge Park Boulevard. 10:33 p.m., dispatched and cancelled, Southeast…

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POST PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Built in the 1950s, The Pioneer Building is the current home to the Blended Learning Center. District officials plan to move students from Cedar Ridge Middle School into the space.
Jun 22, 2016

Pioneer Building renovations up before city

by Elizabeth Kellar
Oregon Trail School District officials will appear before the city of Sandy’s planning commission on Monday, June 27, to discuss renovations to the Pioneer Building. The renovation is part of an…
Jun 22, 2016

School Briefs

by Elizabeth Wendt Kellar
Oregon Trail School Board honors retirees The Oregon Trail School Board honored district retirees on Monday, June 13. Collectively, the 15 retirees gave more than 365 years of service to…
This map shows the route for the 2016 Sandy Mountain Festival Parade, scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, July 7, in downtown Sandy.
Jun 22, 2016

Festival parade rolls out on July 7

by Pamplin Media Group
Get your lawn chairs out and ready to go. The Sandy Mountain Festival is right around the corner, beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 7, along Pioneer Boulevard between Bluff Road and Wolf Drive.…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Xander Perkins looks for the owner of a lost pomeranian as he carries him up the hill at Roger Tilbury Park in Beaverton. This photo won first place in lifestyle photography for a non-daily news source in the 2016 Northwest Excellence in Journalism awards.
Jun 20, 2016

Pamplin newspapers win top honors in regional contest

by Pamplin Media Group
Three first-place wins and a total of seven awards for Northwest news Pamplin Media Group newspapers won seven awards from the Society of Professional Journalists Region 10 contest. The…
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Paula Lorraine Prosch, 36, of Sandy.
Jun 16, 2016

Sandy woman indicted on embezzlement charges

by The Post
Merchant advocates for background checks A local business owner said this week that she wanted to share her legal troubles with a former employee as a way to warn others against making the same…
Jun 15, 2016

Enrollment for Head Start to start

by Elizabeth Kellar
The Oregon Trail School District Head Start at Sandy Grade School is enrolling for the 2016-17 school year. Open to students age 3 to 5, the Head Start program is geared to youngsters whose…
Jun 15, 2016

School board seeks applicants for Zone 3 position

by Elizabeth Kellar
The Oregon Trail School District is accepting applications from citizens interested in applying for the open position in Zone 3 - Welches. For more information about the position as well as an…
Jun 15, 2016

Five Generation Court coronation to be 'grand' affair

by Elizabeth Kellar
Organizers of the Sandy Mountain Festival’s Five Generation Court have moved this year’s Grand Coronation event to a new venue with the hope that it will draw more attendees and give them a…
Jun 15, 2016

Permit denied for Brightwood RV park

by Elizabeth Kellar
A conditional-use permit for a proposed RV park in Brightwood has been denied. The decision was announced last week, two months after a Clackamas County land-use hearing that drew some 60…
Jun 15, 2016

Oregon Trail schools water safe to drink, tests show

by Elizabeth Kellar
While other Portland-area school districts grapple with how to handle the recent discovery of elevated lead levels in their drinking water, the Oregon Trail School District announced last week…