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Articles from the January 10, 2017 edition

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Boys get ‘good win’ over CC

Sweet Home defeated Crook County 56-38 Friday evening at home in varsity boys basketball. “It was a good win for us,” said Coach Drew Emmert. “We played really well. Defensively, we played a...

 

Council making rapid progress on pot ordinance

The Sweet Home City Council on Tuesday evening, Jan. 10, voted to prohibit marijuana facilities within 100 feet of residential zones. The prohibition will take effect if the council adopts an ordinance during a special meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Th... Full story

 

Finally, snowfall

Oak Terrace is a busy place Saturday morning, Jan. 7, as residents turn out to enjoy falling snow. Sweet Home’s first significant snowfall this winter arrived to the delight of most of the kids in...

 

Planning Commission mixed on rules for pot

The Sweet Home Planning Commission sent a mixed message to the Sweet Home City Council Monday evening, Jan. 9, about rules governing retail sale and production of marijuana, reaching consensus on some details but differing on others. Most of the...

 
 By Audrey Caro    News    January 10, 2017

School District team working out 5-day week

The School Board on Monday, Jan. 9, discussed the transition to a five-day school week and community feedback on a potential bond to address school facility updates. A team of licensed staff, administrators and classified staff are in the first...

 
 By Sarah Brown    News    January 10, 2017

Playing Sick, Paid Actors portray patients for medical students at COMP-Northwest

Medical students are taught all about the human body and medical problems that may be encountered, but learning how to interact with a patient can only be learned by experience. Students at the...

 

Carol Ann Salsbery

Sept. 22, 1945 – Jan. 3, 2017 Carol Ann Salsbery, 71, of Sweet Home died Jan. 3, 2017. She was born Sept. 22, 1945 in Burns to Gerald John and Viola Mae (Stark) Daniel. She moved to Sweet Home i...

 

Hazel Shull

June 17, 1918 - Dec. 31, 2016 Hazel Beulah Shull, 98, a former Sweet Home resident, died Dec. 31, 2016 in Stevenson, Wash. She was born June 17, 1918 in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, the...

 

Death Notices January 10, 2017

Services will be held later this week for Elwyn “Al” Flint, who died Dec. 28, 2016. Details had not been finalized at press time, so visit www.sweethomefuneral.com for dates and times. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.... Full story

 

Corrections

The Stars and Stripes announcement for U.S. Air Force Roger S. Bishop in the Jan. 4 edition should have listed Cole Tappan of Eagle, Colo. as a friend of Bishop, who graduated from basic training in San Antonio, Texas.... Full story

 

Editorial: On second thought, how bad are things, really?

To listen to a lot of folks, 2016 was pretty lousy. Our nation elected Donald Trump after a presidential campaign in which the best candidate the Democrats could find was Hillary Clinton. This guarantees us four years of, well, no one’s sure...

 

Letters to the Editor December 10, 2017

Community steps up for needy kids Editor: We would have never thought that two years ago the Kids Free Christmas Store would grow to serve so many children as it did on Saturday, Dec. 10! We had 145 children getting gifts at no cost for their family...

 

Numbers of calls to SH police, fire drop during 2016

Sweet Home Police Department and Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District are starting 2017 on a high note as call loads decreased slightly during 2016. While the number of calls to police did not shrink dramatically, the number of serious crimes...

 

Oregon House convenes; squabbles over committee appointments

EO Media Capital Bureau In the year’s first meeting of the Oregon House of Representatives in Salem Monday, Jan. 9, members of both parties acknowledged the legislative session’s imminent hurdles and called for communication across party lines, d...

 

Foundation seeks grant proposals

The Sweet Home Community Foundation will begin its annual grant cycle Jan. 15 and is seeking proposals. The goal of the foundation is to provide funding and support to a wide variety of Sweet Home community projects. Special consideration is placed...

 

Around Town January 10, 2017

Birth center visits limited at hospital To protect pediatric patients, mothers and newborns from flu viruses circulating in our region, all Samaritan Health Services hospitals, including Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospitals, is limiting visitors in... Full story

 

Public Safety Log January 10, 2017

Jan. 8 12:07 p.m. - Louis Bradford Phillips, 57, cited and released in field on Sweet Home warrant for failure to comply on original charge of open storage at a residence, and Frank Joseph Coelho, 61, cited and released in field on Sweet Home...

 

Thank you, LEOs

Drivers honk at local residents, joined by Community Services Officer Gina Riley, second from left, who gathered Friday afternoon at the Sweet Home Police Department in early recognition of Law... Full story

 

Nutrition changes can make new year a happier one

Editor’s note: In this issue we introduce our new columnist, Cathryn Arndt, an expert in nutrition and food, who will write monthly on how healthy eating and can benefit all of us as we try to get and stay in shape. Enjoy! It is a new year and of...

 

Local top triathlete looking to start club to promote sport

Kambria Schumacher has developed herself into one of the top triathletes in the nation, and now she wants to help others enjoy the sport. Triathlon, which generally includes a swim segment followed by...

 

Cheer squad heads into competition season with eyes on top prize

Despite a reduction in available personnel this season, Coach Amber Rosa expects her team to be in the hunt for its second straight state 4A championship trophy in competitive high school...

 

Huskies win Linn County team championship, three individual wrestling titles

Three Sweet Home wrestlers won individual titles as the Huskies rolled to the team championship in the Papé Linn County Championships Friday, Jan. 6, at South Albany High School. Sweet Home, led by first-place finishers Robbie Yunke at 126... Full story

 

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