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  1. Friendship on wheels - Wednesday, 20 May 2015 11:40Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Newberg Graphic

    Joyce Embery, an 88-year-old Damascus resident, regained some of her pre-senior independence with the help of a friend she met through the Clackamas County program Transportation Reaching People.


  2. Volunteers devote hands, hearts to community garden - Wednesday, 20 May 2015 11:38Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Newberg Graphic

    As Machel Heldstab and Bill Hill inspect the fruits of their labor in the small community garden just off Bornstedt Road, they're excited to realize that less than a week after the dozens of tomato plants were placed in the ground, they already are beginning to bear fruit - or more accurately, vegetables.


  3. Out and About - Tuesday, 19 May 2015 15:30Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Clackamas Review

    This free event features live entertainment, including music and dance, games and other activities for children, information booths and food. Rock the Block's overarching theme is an emphasis on literacy, with the goal of sending kids into summer with a renewed interest in reading and writing.


  4. Who will Thrive at 25 ? - Wednesday, 13 May 2015 09:40Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Estacada News

    On Thursday, May 7, the school's freshman gathered in the school's gym for an interactive assignment. They were greeted by dozens of volunteers ready to help them learn to 'Thrive at 25.' Sponsored by the Sandy Area Chamber of Commerce, Thrive at 25 is an event in which a student is told to choose a career and then wander the booths to see how his or her salary and expenses might measure up at the age of 25. Students traveled around the gym stopping at booths to calculate monthly expenses.


  5. Market strives to cultivate neighborly connections - Wednesday, 06 May 2015 10:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Tigard Times

    Getting a chance to meet the people they feed is an important element for Brandon and Marieta Easley in operating their newly-sprouted farm. She and her husband own Slice of Heaven Farm, a 17-acre plot on Phelps Road just east of Ten Eyck and Bull Run roads.


  6. Sandy lauded as 10-year Tree City for Arbor Day week - Wednesday, 15 April 2015 01:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Newberg Graphic

    At the City Council meeting on Monday, April 6, Gail Shaloum, a volunteer with Oregon Community Trees who works for Clackamas County Water Environment Services, presented Mayor Bill King with the award.


  7. Flourishes of success - Wednesday, 25 March 2015 10:19Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Beaverton Valley Times

    On Monday, March 16, several Sandy High School students were recognized for their participation in the 2015 Portland Metro Scholastic Art Awards. The competition received more than 4,000 entries from the 131 participating schools.


  8. PREPS: Rams outhit by Pioneers in softball openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The Newberg Graphic

    SANDY - It sometimes takes a softball team a few preseason games to get the bats going after a long offseason.


  9. Sandy girls retool machining classes - Wednesday, 18 March 2015 10:43Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The Newberg Graphic

    On a classroom workday on Monday, March 16, Taylor Walton, Amber Herman and Cassidy Hartney don their safety goggles and get to work in the manufacturing lab, shaping metal into class projects such as screwdrivers and toothpick holders.


  10. Wheels are turning in Sandy cycling scene - Wednesday, 11 March 2015 01:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Estacada News

    Despite the introduction of daylight-saving time making their 9 a.m. ride a little chillier, nothing could break the spirit of these dedicated cyclists. Holleran, a 27-year Sandy resident who has been an avid mountain biker for nearly as long, began road riding as an alternative to running.


  11. Winter snowpack creates fishy situation - Wednesday, 04 March 2015 11:11Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | South County Spotlight

    Snowpack on Mount Hood, which is at 8 percent of what has been recorded as normal, has locals worrying about what it means for the future. So far, authorities say it is too early in the year for the low amount of snow to be a concern to most people - skiers excluded.


  12. Pool friends hope to match grant funds for new equipment - Wednesday, 11 February 2015 00:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | The Newberg Graphic

    After receiving a $5,000 Healthy Eating, Active Living, or HEAL, grant in January from the Clackamas County Public Health Division, the Friends of Sandy Pool group is seeking creative ways to fund the remainder of the project.


  13. Joining forces - Wednesday, 04 February 2015 11:50Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | South County Spotlight

    The previously mobile Fellowship Bible Church joined forces with Sandy's Community Presbyterian Church, 39290 Scenic St., to form the Community Church of Sandy. The new church celebrated the union with an inaugural worship service on Sunday, Feb. 1. "This might be the first time this has ever happened," said Greg Thorson, pastor of Community Presbyterian Church for 27 years.


  14. Putnam matmen improve to 4-1 in NWOC dual meets - Wednesday, 04 February 2015 00:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Newberg Graphic

    It was senior night, and the up-and-coming Kingsmen did themselves, their school and their community proud, upending the visiting Parkrose Broncos 51-24 in a Northwest Oregon Conference dual meet.


  15. Gresham High replacing artificial athletics turfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Estacada News

    The 13-year-old artificial surface field at Gresham High School is so worn out and potentially unsafe that the district plans to close the field in May and replace it this summer. The project - including expanding and resurfacing the track and moving the north grandstand and lights - could cost $1.49 million.


  16. Kingsmen fall short in games with Sandy and La SalleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Clackamas Review

    It was heartbreak for Rex Putnam's boys basketball team on Jan. 20, as the Kingsmen dropped a 46-45 nailbiter to Sandy, which sported a 5-1 record and was second in the Northwest Oregon Conference through play Jan. 20. The game was close after the intermission, with neither team leading by more than six points. Ethan Watzig had a shot just miss the mark in the game's closing seconds, or the Kingsmen would have pulled off the upset.


  17. Cavalier big men put OC away - Wednesday, 28 January 2015 00:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Newberg Graphic

    Clackamas High School's wrestling team has plenty of talent in the upper weights.


  18. A diplomat for developmentally disabled citizens - Thursday, 15 January 2015 16:41Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | South County Spotlight

    During a time when many citizens with developmental disabilities were institutionalized, the Place family helped rally for education and services in East Multnomah County. Their daughter and sister Claudia experienced developmental disabilities, but the family saw her as no different from any other child and helped to pave the way for what is now Eastco Diversified Services, an organization offering employment, residential and recreational programs.


  19. Former Sandy player roots for the Redbirds - Wednesday, 14 January 2015 00:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Newberg Graphic

    Sandy High graduate Jacob Niete wanted to be in Texas more than anything last weekend.


  20. 'A pretty treacherous area' - Thursday, 08 January 2015 00:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Newberg Graphic

    It was late in the afternoon on Christmas day when a West Linn photographer named David - who wished not to disclose his last name - set off for the Columbia gorge with Sandy, his 3-year old yellow lab mix.


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