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Watershed education coordinator seeks to connect kids with environment

Of The New Era The South Santiam Watershed Council’s new education coordinator has a lot of ideas to keep local students busy. Mike Vernon, 34, has succeeded Angela Clegg, who went to work in the...

Students go under water to study rivers

Of The New Era High school students from across the Mid-Willamette Valley are connecting with the local watershed in the most literal sense this summer, thanks to a program that puts them under the...

Sportsman's Holiday 2019: Festival draws crowds to wide range of events

See our extensive photo gallery from Sportsman's Holiday at www.sweethomenews.com/photos/07_17_2019! In her first official act as Sportsman's Holiday queen, Makayla Griffin officially opened Sweet...

Sweet Home High School Academic Awards 2018-19

Following are Sweet Home High School student activities, service and academic award recipients announced for the 2018-19 school year. Student Body Officers (2018-19): President Madelyn Neuschwander, Vice President Sicily Neuschwander, Secretary...

Council approves policy changes

During its regular meeting on July 9, the Sweet Home City Council approved a personnel policy update addressing harassment. The city’s insurance provider, CIS, suggested updates to the policy to include an additional reporting process and...

County Fair opens Wednesday with a few new wrinkles

By Sean C. Morgan Of The New Era Linn County Fair kicks off Wednesday, July 17, with all the normal carnival rides, exhibits, 4H livestock shows and music – as well as a few new wrinkles – through Saturday, July 20. One is traffic flow. Fair...

Fire danger increases to 'moderate'

By Sean C. Morgan Of The New Era The fire danger level in the Sweet Home area increased to “moderate” Monday morning, while Industrial Fire Precaution remained at Level I. “We’re finally in...

Public Safety July 17, 2019

July 15 1:37 a.m. - A 16-year-old juvenile taken into custody for three counts of unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle, minor in possession of tobacco, minor in possession of alcohol and third-degree theft, and a 13-year old juvenile taken into...

Small Woodlands Outstanding Tree Farmers host open house

By Larry Mauter For The New Era Three generations of Tim and Kathy Otis’ family helped tell the story of a historic family tree farm July 6 as the Linn County Small Woodlands Association honored its annual tree farmers of the year. The Otis...

Sweet Home wins Senior National district title

Sweet Home No. 1 won the district tournament Saturday and Sunday at Central High School in Monmouth-Independence. Sweet Home 1 beat Harrsiburg 11-1 and then Newport 16-1 to advance to the district...

Sr. Americans 2nd in district

Sweet Home faced off last weekend against Stayton, the defending state champion in JBO Senior American baseball, grades seven and eight. The two teams met in the district tournament held Saturday in...

Sweet Home Junior High 2018 Fall Sports Teams

Editor’s note: Typically, The New Era runs these photos as they become available, as soon after the sports seasons they represent as possible. However, this year, due to various complications, we...

Sweet Home Junior High Winter 2018-19 Sports Teams

Editor's note: Typically, The New Era runs these photos as they become available, as soon after the sports seasons they represent as possible. However, this year, due to various complications, we...

Sweet Home Junior High Spring Sports – Track and Field 2019

Members of this past year’s Tigers track and field team include, in front, from left, Rylie Hooley, Lydia Wright, Chris Kurtz, Tyrell Barron, Ashton Swanson, Colton Welch, Mark Wolthuis, Stephanie...

Santiam Wrestling Camp

Sweet Home hosted the 19th annual Santiam Wrestling Camp July 6-9, drawing some 130 wrestlers of all ages, left, including girls this year, from around the state. The camp also served as training...

Foster Lake Water Polo Tournament

The Jaguars of Modesto, Calif., face off against the Portland Blue Crush at the eighth annual TruWest Oregon Open Water Water Polo Tournament held July 8-11 at Lewis Creek Park on Foster Lake....

Community contributes to Sportsman's Holiday

The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree send-off last November was a true community celebration, which left a lot of people wondering (out loud) if it was a one-and-done, or if that enthusiasm could be carried over to, say, Sportsman’s Holiday. After...

Tamara Oviatt

Tamara “Tammy” R. Oviatt, 60, of Sweet Home died July 3, 2019. She was born March 7, 1959 in Alton, Ill., the daughter of Owen and Imogene Little. She was raised in Arkansas until she was 16,...

Rosemarie Van Deusen

Rosemarie (Knutsen) Van Deusen, 82, of Sweet Home died July 14, 2019 in her home. She was born Sept. 6, 1936 in Bethel, Minn., to Clifford and Clarabelle (Kemnitz) Knutsen.  She was a devoted wife,...

Around Town July 17, 2019

Exchange students need families Families are needed to host international high school exchange students for the next school year. Foreign Links Around the Globe works closely with host families to place an exchange student who will transition well...

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