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Coronavirus impacts all facets of life on the Mountain

Restaurants, businesses and organizations throughout the community mirrored life around the world when they shuttered their doors last month as COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus... Read more

Fire Chief John Ingrao put on admin leave

The Hoodland Fire District’s board of directors placed Fire Chief John Ingrao on administrative leave last month until an investigation can be completed. Board chair Shirley Dueber note... Read more

Blind athletes carve slopes at Mt. Hood Meadows

An enthusiastic group of visually impaired athletes enjoyed the sensation of gliding down the slopes at Mt. Hood Meadows ski resort on Saturday, March 7 as part of the Northwest Association for... Read more

Park district vote pushed back a year due to virus

Members of the Hoodland Park District Committee decided to push back an effort to put a taxing district on the November ballot due to restrictions placed on the community from the coronavirus... Read more

Dollar General looks to add location on the Mountain

A new Dollar General Store could appear in Welches sometime in the next four years, following approval of the design proposal by Clackamas County late last year.

“The developm... Read more

10 Years Ago: Mt. Hood Green Scene is born

Successful schussers

The Mt. Hood Race Team, competing against 25 teams from Oregon, Washington and Idaho, nabbed a second place overall at the Buddy Werner Champio... Read more

Volunteer rescuers shocked after Sheriff changes SAR

In a letter to Search and Rescue (SAR) volunteers, Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts announced changes to the operational structure, including bringing volunteers under a single and unif... Read more

Town hall highlights plan for Hoodland Park District

The Hoodland Women’s Club hosted a town hall meeting on Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Mt. Hood Oregon Resort to present plans for the creation of a Hoodland park district to fund a new park ... Read more

Guide Dogs alumnus flourishes as police comfort dog

Tagg, a two-year-old black Labrador, faced his first difficult assignment within weeks of being sworn in as the Gresham Police Department’s premier comfort dog.

Tagg accompanie... Read more

Sandy High teams finish season without home pool

Last May, the Sandy Pool closed its doors as the City of Sandy looked to refine its vision for the pool, part of a larger Sandy Community Campus project. That closure left the Sandy High Scho... Read more

Govy fire station ready for responders and visitors

For years, a remodeled fire station in Government Camp has been on the wishlist of the Hoodland Fire District (HFD). Now, with work complete, the station is ready to serve as the base for thr... Read more

Imagination Library offers a head start for kids

Since the Oregon Trail School District (OTSD) joined Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program in 2013, 452 children have enjoyed a free book every month until they turn five, accordin... Read more


Trigger your curiosity and discover the mysteries and magic underneath your skin with a trip to the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI). OMSI's latest exhibit offers a fascinating gl... Read more

Actress Katee Sackhoff serves up coffee on the Mountain

Coffee drinkers likely won’t mistake a cup of the local Mt. Hood Roasters brew with that of the national chain Starbucks. But hundreds of visitors dropped by the Rhododendron roasters on ... Read more

Hoodland Fire celebrates its finest at banquet

Members of all parts of the Hoodland Fire District (HFD), including career staff, volunteers, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and the support group, gathered for the annual awards ba... Read more

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