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Community Park Rising
There it stands, for now. 

The Dorman Center is a sad sentinel of the past, and a hapless harbinger of the future.

It’s coming down. 
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Commuters Finding Minimal Delays on Hwy.26
High traffic volume has altered some work for the Oregon Department of Transportation’s (ODOT) “U.S. 26 Mt. Hood Highway Safety and Preservation Project,” which will expand the highw... Read more

Lolo Fire Controlled After 3-Day Battle
It blew up Friday afternoon on July 24.

By Saturday it was contained.

By Sunday it was under control.

The US Fores... Read more

Torch Passed to New Resort Owners
The winds of change have arrived at the Resort at the Mountain – the zephyr sweeping over the local community. 

On July 2, the ownership of the Resort transferred to Y Hospit... Read more

Invasives Getting Uprooted
The Sandy River Basin Watershed Council (SRBWC) is at it again, protecting the Mountain’s most valuable asset – its native vegetation. 

In partnership ... Read more

Mountain Residents Welcome Lower-Cost Education
Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed Senate Bill 81 (SB 81), the Oregon Promise tuition waiver program, on Friday, July 17, opening the door for Oregonians to pursue higher education while lessening... Read more

Policeman's Helmet Targeted for Removal
The Sandy River Basin Watershed Council (SRBWC) is prepped for an invasive species attack on the Mountain environs.

SRBWC will be partnering with the Clackamas County S... Read more

Hot Asphalt Spills into Sandy River
It could have been worse.

A quick response by Hoodland Fire District (HFD) personnel managed to contain a hot asphalt oil spill on Barlow Road that threatened the prist... Read more

County Approves Sandy's Renewal Amendment
The Clackamas County Commissioners became the latest agency to approve the City of Sandy’s substantial amendment to the city’s urban renewal plan, joining the Oregon Trail School Dist... Read more

Brightwood Resident Goes to Bat for Vets
Ray Howard was watching the Bill O’Reilly show on television and heard him talking about The Independence Fund – an organization that raises funds to provide high-tech wheelchair... Read more

Hwy. 26 Project Takes a Break
Kimberly Dinwiddie of Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) Community Affairs described the Hwy. 26 construction project as on “cruise control,” with everything going as planned ... Read more

Fewer Changes at Welches School
Welches Schools principal Kendra Payne just finished her third year at the helm of the school and she noted her growth over the years includes being able to build a better schedule and being bett... Read more

Library Lumbering Along
A few nails needed to be straightened, but the sound of pounding hammers can now be heard at the site of the new Hoodland Library.

Only one company – Cherryville ... Read more

Lindberg Upsets Incumbent in School Board Election
The Oregon Trail School Board will feature two new members, as Candice Lindberg defeated incumbent Norm Trost for the Zone 6 (at large) position, and former Welches Schools principal Mike Sutton held ... Read more

Daring Rescue at Golden Poles
Besides the heroics of the Hoodland Fire District firefighters – and those of nine other area districts – there was a handful of local citizens who rose to the occasion April 20 when the G... Read more

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