The New Era - All about Sweet Home since 1929

Articles from the November 14, 2003 edition

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Tina Rappin Hill, SHHS graduate inducted into Linfield Hall of Fame

Sweet Home High School graduate Tina Rappin Hill was recently inducted into the Hall of Fame at Linfield College. Now a teacher at Redding, Calif., Hill is the daughter of Donna and Roy Howard of...

 

Lifelong skills, lessons learned on family hunting adventures

Sports Writer The hunt for game is challenging and rewarding; the relationships that grow from the hunt are immeasurable. For many families, the hunting trip has become a family tradition. Whether it...

 

Athletes celebrated at award desserts

Other than the football team, each of the other fall sports held their team desserts last week to honor their players, both with their team and conference awards. Listed below are the names of the players receiving those awards in each sport. Also,...

 

Huskies dominate all-league selections

Sports Writer After two consecutive years as conference champion, the Sweet Home football team was rewarded with an overwhelming number of representatives in the all-league selections. For the first...

 

S.H. crime rate decreases, retains lowest rate in county

The crime rate in Sweet Home decreased about 6.7 percent from 2001 to 2002, according to the recently released FBI Uniform Crime Report for 2002. Serious crimes decreased from 57.01 per 1,000 population to 53.2. Total, serious crimes were down from...

 

Former SH officer catches man with local deputy's ID

Linn County Deputy Bruce Davis might have been surprised to learn he had been stopped on his motorcycle in the Portland area, mostly because he wasn't really there when a former Sweet Home police officer caught up with him. The coincidence developed...

 

Four vying to be 2004 rodeo queen

Four girls are competing to become the 2004 rodeo queen. They include 2003 Duchess Teri Rush of Lebanon, Amanda Hilburn of Sweet Home, Courtney Walker of Sweet Home and Megan McDougal of Lebanon. All... Full story

 

Helping hands...

Sweet Home firefighters rescue Nan Seiber, 53, of 26277 Old Holley Rd. from her 2003 Toyota Camry by cutting the roof from the vehicle. Paramedics transported Seiber to Samaritan Lebanon Community...

 

Government issues...

Government work at its finest, City Planner Carol Lewis tells me the Department of Land Conservation and Development has a 20-year backlog of work at its current staffing levels. The state legislature...

 

Letters to the Editor

Casino impact not all positive Editor: How many times have we heard the claim that tribal casinos are beneficial to their host communities because their compacts with the state require them to share a certain percentage of their profits in the form...

 

From Our Files

November 9, 1978 Ruth Ganta, a local real estate salesman will serve a two year term on the city council, the first female elected in several years. -- Sweet Home High School has scheduled three one-act plays instead of the usual multi--act play,...

 

Tip of the hat to our EMT/firefighters

Our family has had a couple reminders recently of how quickly life can change. A couple weeks ago, while headed to the airport on Hwy. 99 north of Canby, my truck was struck by a young man’s vehicle that had been bumped by a hit-and-run driver. No...

 

Tip of the hat to our EMT/firefighters

Our family has had a couple reminders recently of how quickly life can change. A couple weeks ago, while headed to the airport on Hwy. 99 north of Canby, my truck was struck by a young man’s... Full story

 

McDonald family donations puts thermal imager project over the top

Mary and Scott McDonald presented the Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District with two checks totaling $972 to be used toward purchasing a thermal imaging camera. \par Of the funds, $472 was donated...

 

A good deed done...

Local contractors and businesses joined together last week to complete a project at the home of one of their own who died recently of cancer. Dan Ferebee was only 46 when he died and left his wife...

 

Teacher, business woman ZelmaCardwell to celebrate 100th year

Family and friends will privately celebrate the 100th birthday of former Sweet Home businesswoman and teacher Zelma Groves Cardwell, November 19. Mrs. Cardwell was born on that date in 1903 near...

 

Community Foundation grant gives East Linn Museum computer information tools

First in a series... Plant fossil imprints thousands of years old. A collection of photographs of the construction of Green Peter Dam from the 1950's. Photos of the founding families of Sweet Home....

 

Volunteer of the Week

Michele King Michele King of 1260 49th Ave. volunteers organizing boxes for troops in Iraq. She also helps with Dinner with Daisy and cooking Thanksgiving dinner for her church, the Church of Jesus Ch... Full story

 

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