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Welches Walk delivers Mountain’s message: Black Lives Matter

Approximately 150 people came out on Saturday, June 13 for Welches Walks for Racial Justice, joining cities across the country and around the world in a peaceful demonstration in the wake of th... Read more

Hwy. 26 safety corridor expected to be decommissioned this fall

A safety corridor on Hwy. 26 between milepost 25.2 and 57.45 is expected to be decommissioned by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) this fall, although an exact timeline is still ... Read more

Clackamas County delayed in reopening to Phase 2

New modeling of the coronavirus released by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and the Institute for Disease Modeling in late June revealed it is spreading more rapidly in the state. The model... Read more

The Shack to reopen with upgrades and new ownership

Welches restaurant and sports bar, The Shack, known to its’ regulars as their “home on the mountain” will reopen following state-mandated closure due to the COVID-19 pandemi... Read more

BDK is the local go-to for screen printing

When lifelong board-sport enthusiasts Michael and Tracey Kays moved to Mount Hood from Hawaii in 2014, they were finally able to achieve their snowboarding dreams. They settled into their new... Read more

Hoodland Fire’s accolades, Mountain glass and mustards

Hoodland Fire earns citation for big night

The Hoodland Fire Dept was presented with a Unit Citation by The Oregon Fire Chiefs Association for service above and beyo... Read more

Three-alarm birthday parade for Mountain boy

When Welches resident Gideon Kasier joined his mother in their front yard on his seventh birthday on May 1, he expected the somewhat disappointing chore of pulling weeds to await him.

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Restrictions ease as Clackamas County enters Phase 1

Clackamas County joined 33 other Oregon Counties in reopening on Saturday, May 23, easing restrictions from the coronavirus pandemic and entering Phase 1 of the three-phase process. Phase 1 i... Read more

Report uncovers many issues with Hoodland Fire

An Organizational Assessment on the Hoodland Fire District (HFD) performed by the Special Districts Association of Oregon (SDAO) offered 64 recommendations on six areas of the district: gover... Read more

Sandy has its new ‘Happy’ place

Owner Brie Escalante noted the second location of her Le Happy restaurant, a creperie and bar in Sandy and located at 38687 Proctor Blvd., had a busy week after opening on March 8.

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Food box program going strong during pandemic

Neighborhood Missions, in partnership with the Oregon Food Bank and the Hoodland Senior Center, has offered a Free Food Market on the last Monday of each month for a couple years. Their effor... Read more

10 Years Ago: Elections and a new Mountain wrap

Election May 2010

At the May primary election 10 years ago, Government Camp remained un-citified, then Welches Senator Rick Metsger fell short in his primary bid fo... Read more

Hope spreads throughout community during pandemic

In the past six weeks, Oregon residents and most of the nation have ceased many daily activities and sheltered in place in response to the spreading peril of the COVID-19 pandemic. During thi... Read more

Comment period opens for Summit boundary expansion

A comment period opened at the end of April, offering the community a chance to provide feedback on a proposal to expand the boundary of the Summit Ski Area. R.L.K. and Company, who has opera... Read more

Summer markets to open with safety in mind

Two Mount Hood markets are making cautious plans for returning during the summer season to offer community members access to locally farmed foodstuffs and artisan goods produced in the region... Read more

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