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Runner's 100-mile trek takes him through Sweet Home

What does a long-distance runner squirrel away in his pack before setting off on a two-day run? For Trevor Spangle, it's Oreos, Top Ramen, Chef Boyardee ravioli, gels and chews. "Lots of sugar, lots...

Local organizations recognized for contributions to Oregon Veterans' Home

The Oregon Jamboree, the Oregon Elks and Quilts of Valor were honored by the Oregon Veterans' Home Sept. 20 during the five-year anniversary of the opening of the home in Lebanon. Oregon Jamboree...

Commissioners to consider 2 requests to build towers

The Sweet Home Planning Commission next week will consider requests to construct two new communications towers, one to provide wireless communication with the Falls Creek Dam and the other for...

Sports car lover's latest project is Porche 912 he found in barn

When Eric Mauer had the change to snag a 1969 Porsche 912 barn find in good condition, he jumped at it. The 912, nearly the same car as the more well-known 911, was meant to be a more affordable...

Marijuana tax revenues surpass city projections

Marijuana tax receipts for the first quarter of the 2019-20 fiscal year have already exceeded the city’s budgeted amounts. The city budgeted about what it received in the prior year, about $27,400, said city Finance Director Brandon Neish....

Public Safety Log Nov. 13, 2019

Nov. 8 5:42 a.m. - Hunter Ringheimer, 26, arrested on Sweet Home warrant for failure to comply on original charge of third-degree theft, Albany. 6:35 a.m. - Joshua Wayne Welch, 30, arrested on Sweet Home warrant for failure to comply on original...

Median trees to be removed

Public Works crews are planning to remove five trees in the Main Street median strip within the next month. The trees are leaning or outgrowing the median planters, according to city communications specialist Lagea Mull. The Park and Tree Committee...

Thanksgiving: What it can do for you and what you can do for it

Here we are, only a few weeks away from one of the largest and the solely American holiday —Thanksgiving! Needless to say, it is a food-heavy day (or week!), during which thoughts of nutrition often go out the window. I love asking people what...

Husky spikers power way to state finals before falling to Valley Catholic

Sweet Home's volleyball players finished second in the state 4A championship tournament after sweeping Hidden Valley and Philomath Friday to reach the state final Saturday for the first time in 27...

Saultz and Hart repeat as cross-country Most Valuable Runners

Tristan Saultz and Jessy Hart were named Most Valuable Runners for the cross-country team at its awards dinner Friday, Nov. 8 at the youth barn at Community Chapel. Coach Kambria Schumacher noted...

Chase Lopez, J.J. Mata named soccer MVPs

Chase Lopez and J.J. Mata were named Most Valuable Players last week during the team's awards banquet, held Nov. 4. Both received all-league honorable mention honors, said Coach Eric Stutzer, and...

Homeless shelter needs your time

Editor: SHELTeR is a group of people in Sweet Home who occasionally give five hours of their nights to bring a bit of comfort, a little hope and possibly save a life.  SHELTeR  stands for Sweet Home Extreme Low Temperature Refuge.  In...

Politics worse than melting ice

The controversy over climate change is, like many public issues in our world, fraught with emotion and spin. Amidst the hysteria and a plethora of conflicting information from activists on both sides of the question, it’s really hard for Joe or...

Around Town Nov.13, 2019

Entries sought for fiber arts exhibit The SHOCASE Public Arts Committee is calling for entries for its next art exhibit, “Gallery of Fiber Arts,” to be held in the foyer and hallway of City Hall, 3225 Main St. The show will be open to crochet,...

Community Events Calendar

Submit an Event Wednesday, January 23 Our calendar is coming soon Event details here. Thursday, January 24 Our calendar is coming soon Event details here. Friday, January 25 Our calendar is coming soon Event details here. Our calendar is coming...

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