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Lead stories:
Timberline cleared to move ahead on bike park project

The Timberline Bike Park lawsuit, brought by several environmental groups in 2012, has been dismissed and lift-assisted mountain biking has gained traction.  Read more

May primary election to set stage for November

This month’s primary election will set the stage for November’s general election as voters will determine who will move on to represent each party on the ballo... Read more

Resort remakes moniker to reflect Mount Hood area

The Resort at the Mountain, the upscale golf and spa resort in Welches, will be renamed the Mount Hood Oregon Resort June 1. “The first thing peop... Read more

Johnson steps down from OBI post amid alleged remarks

Former HD 52 State Representative Mark Johnson, having been asked to step down from the post he acquired last October as chief executive officer of Oregon Business and In... Read more

School Volunteers offer some big time help

When the Welches Schools held its annual Volunteer Appreciation Week during the third week of April, the numbers were already impressive. Fifty-two volunteers who log int... Read more

Sandy High School offers six comedic one-acts

Sandy High School (SHS) senior Arianna Cioffi has been involved with the school’s theatrical productions since her freshman year, including jumpin... Read more

All in the family

When Kevin Franks first became a volunteer firefighter with the Hoodland Fire District (HFD), his son Jonathan kept a keen eye on his father. Kevin would... Read more

Final Four - Rhody logo contest

A contest to select a logo for the community of Rhododendron is down to a final four following a meeting by the “Matrix Committee,” comprised of the Rhododendron Co... Read more

Rhody logo contest moves on to the ‘Matrix’

Steve Graeper, President of the Rhododendron Community Planning Organization (CPO), would have been pleased with 10 submissions for the group’s logo contest. So when 45 entries came in ... Read more

Salmon Valley Water awaits PUC decision on sale to PDX co.

The Salmon Valley Water Company is being sold to Northwest Natural Gas Company’s wholly owned subsidiary NW Natural Water Company, of Portland, according to a customer notice published ... Read more

Mt. Hood College student helps finds homes for wild mustangs

In the shadow of Mount Hood, Boring resident Sarah Kohler recently put her wild mustang Comanche through his paces at Milo McIver State Park in preparation for the 2018 Mustang Adoption Chall... Read more

Court rules in favor of Feds in Hwy. 26 lawsuit

A decade ago, the Federal Highway Administration bulldozed a path through sacred Native American sites along Hwy. 26 in the Mountain community.

The project was defined as a widening... Read more

Red Cross steps in after Mt. Hood Village fire

Through the light snow, the homey scent of wood fire drifts from metal chimneys protruding from manufactured homes in a quiet community in Welches. The comforting aroma belies the risk of fir... Read more

Ski team battled conditions, opponents at March state finals

The conditions were stormy and the competition fierce last month in the Oregon Interscholastic Ski Racing Association (OISRA) finals at Mount Bachelor.

The Sandy High boys and girls... Read more

New drone offers sky-high opportunities for Hoodland Fire

Hoodland Fire District (HFD) Battalion Chief Pat McAbery offered an example of when a drone helped a public agency at the top of his head: the Bureau of Land Management had a fire running tow... Read more

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