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2020 to bring construction and traffic on Hwy. 26

Mount Hood area residents and visitors can expect traffic congestion and delays on Hwy. 26 during the late spring and summer of 2020 as a result of Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) co... Read more

Hoodland Fire opens Deputy Chief search

The Hoodland Fire District (HFD) officially opened the search for a Deputy Fire Chief with a job posting in trade publications and elsewhere on Friday, Nov. 1. Interested candidates have unti... Read more

Restaurant hit twice by burglars

Tom Anderson, owner of the Rendezvous Bar & Grill in Welches, noted his establishment had never been broken into in the 25 years he’s operated it. That streak ended suddenly in the ... Read more

‘Drive with a Cop’ puts teens behind the wheel

The Portland International Raceway was filled with the sounds of revving engines and squealing brakes on the sunny Saturday morning of Oct. 5.

Instead of sportscars racing neck-in-... Read more

The Art Garage

Earlier this year, Rhody resident Edward Peters had an idea to share his garage space with his grandson, also named Edward Peters, who enjoys drawing and creating art. But the elder Peters also... Read more

Neighbors team up on bike project

Chris Thiessen’s childhood bike, a yellow Schwinn Stingray she rode everywhere in the early 1970s, sat unused in her mother’s shed for years after she graduated to her 10-speed. Aft... Read more

Workshop takes the mystery out of septic systems

If you own a home with a septic system and have ever wondered how it works or the best ways to maintain it, the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District offers a workshop, “Know Y... Read more

Putting the forest back in order

When Bill Westbrook, Zigzag District Ranger for the Mt. Hood National Forest, walks along a stretch of the Salmon River to gauge its health, it’s notable how far the area has come in a sh... Read more

Chamber welcomes new president

Mike Miskowicz got right to work volunteering in the community after he and his wife Lyn began residing full-time in Rhododendron in 2017 in a Steiner cabin they have owned for more than 15 y... Read more

‘C’ is for more than just ‘cookie’

For on-the-go people during the hectic holiday season, those cherished cookies loved by your family and friends may take a back burner.

But it doesn't need to be that way, even if yo... Read more

Arrah Wanna pushes forward with renovations

The sounds of top hits from prior decades will provide a fitting accompaniment to Camp Arrah Wanna’s “The Generations of Promise” Banquet and Auction held at the camp’... Read more

Dental clinic returns in Sandy, offering free services

Tami Beaty had seen the impact that dental clinics in large cities could make after she and her husband were part of some.

So last year they started one in Sandy, offering free denta... Read more

OMSI exhibit an exquisite way to get ‘bugged out’ in a good way

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) welcomes the exhibit "Exquisite Creatures" for its Oregon debut, running from Oct. 5 through Feb. 17, 2020.

"Exquisite ... Read more

Expanded Mt. Hood Express routes prove their worth

Two additional runs for the Mt. Hood Express bus service have seen good results since they started in April. Muna Rustam, Transit Program Administrator for the City of Sandy, noted that the t... Read more

Women’s Club pitches plan for park district

Representatives from the Hoodland Women’s Club (HWC) kicked off a two-month community polling process at the Tuesday, Aug. 6 Mt. Hood Area Chamber of Commerce meeting as part of the gra... Read more

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