SH man gets six months after no-contest plea to sex charge

Nishan Singh, 58, of Sweet Home was sentenced to six months in jail April 5 in Linn County Circuit Court after pleading no contest to one count of third-degree sexual abuse, a class A misdemeanor. Two counts of third-degree sexual abuse were...

Cadaver shortage spurs LBCC to buy virtual version

When faculty members told Kristina Holton, dean of Linn-Benton Community College's Science, Engineering and Math division, they needed a $70,000 computerized table to help students learn the human...

Dodgeball tournament turns out to be real hit

Kris Latimer, executive director of the Boys & Girls Club of the Greater Santiam, wasn't really sure what she was getting into when she decided to hold a dodgeball tournament as a fundraiser for...

Council OKs deal to buy police radio equipment

The Sweet Home City Council last week approved a $100,000 deal for new police radio equipment. Complete Wireless Solutions offered Kenwood dual band radios, including 20 portable units that can be carried by officers and nine mobile units used in...

Grant ensures continued visits to PCC by mobile ultrasound van

A grant from the Sweet Home Community Foundation will help ensure that a mobile medical van continues to visit Sweet Home to provide ultrasounds and tests for sexually transmitted diseases and to...

Huskies leave it all on the stage in Milli Vanilli

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Public Safety Log April 17, 2019

April 12 9:28 a.m. - Nicholas Godell arrested on Linn County warrant for failure to appear, 41800 block of North River. Transported to Linn County Jail. April 11 7:28 a.m. - Alan Owens, 47, cited for misdemeanor driving while suspended, 39300 block...

Police say they plan to focus on downtown traffic issues

Sweet Home Police Department will spend time in the upcoming months addressing traffic issues in the downtown area, and next year’s budget will include funding for four new automated speed monitoring devices and reader boards. City staff and...

Boys, girl golfers finish well in matches

With some matches under their belts, Sweet Home’s golfers are showing they can be competitive. That’s Coach Pat Davis’ analysis as the Huskies head into the home stretch of their season, which hopefully will end at the state championships on...

Late homer gives Philomath softball win over Sweet Home

Philomath's Hannah Williams hit a home run in the bottom of the seventh to snatch victory away from the visiting Huskies Friday, April 12, in high school softball. Sweet Home beat Woodburn 11-1...

Huskies play 'good' baseball in wins over Philomath, Stayton

Sweet Home beat Philomath 3-2 Saturday afternoon, April 13, to win a three-game high school baseball series 2-1 after sweeping a series last week against Stayton. After winning the series two games...

Track PRs abound at Sisters, Marshfield

Hard work paid off last week in a slew of personal records for Sweet Home track and field athletes in a pair of meets, at Sisters and Marshfield. The Huskies posted 74 personal bests in a meet with...

Prevent terrible illnesses: vaccinate

Editor: I am old. I listen to the radio and I hear young, well-meaning parents expressing deep concerns about, if not hostility toward, vaccinations. These young parents have not watched their children die, go deaf or blind, or become imbeciles due...

Vaccination issue is one of freedom

Editor: I’m a small businesswoman. I run two small businesses and work part-time at a third job as well. I do those things on top of being a wife and taking care of a home. I’m a sister, a daughter, a friend and, most importantly, I am a...

Roy Howard

March 1, 1932 - April 9, 2019 Roy Austin Howard, 87, of Sweet Home died April 9, 2019 at Samaritan Evergreen Hospice Center in Albany.  He was born Feb. 29, 1932 in Timber Lake, S.D. to Austin and...

Alice Yoder

Aug. 24, 1926 – April 7, 2019 Alice Rebecca Yoder, 92, of Sweet Home died Sunday, April 7, 2019. She  was born Aug. 24, 1926, in Denbigh, Va. to Asa and Rebecca (Shenk) Hertzler. Her childhood...

Mary Wilson

Feb. 17, 1946 - April 4, 2019 Mary Jane Wilson, 73, of Sweet Home, died April 4, 2019 at her home. She was born Feb. 17, 1946 in Newberg to Cecil and Merna Arelia Clausen Thompson. She lived in...

Lucien Harriman

June 9, 1932 - April 10, 2019 Lucien Mills Harriman, 86, of Sweet Home died April 10, 2019. He was born June 9, 1932 in San Luis Obispo, Calif. to Arthur and May (Palmer) Harriman, and spent his...

Larry Green

Feb. 2, 1935 – April 5, 2019 Larry Ray Green, 84, of Foster, died April 5, 2019 at his home, surrounded by family. He was born Feb. 2, 1935 in Bakersfield, Calif. to Raymond and Grace (Allen) Green, the oldest of two boys. Mr. Green served in the...

Around Town April 17, 2019

Doctor to talk drug prices Dr. Bruce Thomson will speak on the high cost of prescription drugs and what we can do about it at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at Albany Public Library, 2450 14th Ave. SE. Dr. Thomson is a family physician in Corvallis,...

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