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Articles from the November 17, 2021 edition

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Dan-Dee owners hanging it up

Jack Legg Jr. has spent nearly his entire professional life inside the walls of the building at 610 Main St. – Dan-Dee Sales.  He started as a "12- or 13-" year-old, helping his dad, Jack Legg....


Commission pledges help with housing homeless

Linn County will give the city of Sweet Home two acres from the former Willamette Industries mill site to support development of a homeless project, but will likely put up for auction the remaining...


For new local butcher, the meat goes on

The former Chucky's In Holley-Woods Custom Meat Cutting on Springer Road might have officially changed hands, but some things remain the same. The newly named Holy Cow Meats, located at 25057 Springer...


New veterans housing fills up quickly in Lebanon

Applegate Landing's 48 units are completely full as the complex is being completed off Airport Road in Lebanon.  The apartment complex, built to house veterans and others on limited incomes, is...


Robert Drafahl

Robert Drafahl, 69, of Sweet Home, died Nov. 8, 2021. He was born Jan. 18, 1952 to Fred and Ella Drafahl. He served in the United States Navy. Mr. Drafahl is survived by his children, Dan Daggett of Union, Fred Daggett of Cove, and Cody Daggett of... Full story


Sheryl Johnston

Sheryl "Sherry" Lavana Johnston, 71, of Lebanon, died Nov. 8. 2021. She was born Jan. 31, 1950 in Corvallis to Dick and Charlotte (Sylvester) Whitlatch. She grew up at several different fish... Full story


Judy Lovell

Judy Florene Gaskey Lovell, 71, of Sweet Home, died Nov. 3, 2021. She was a friend to all who knew her. She is survived by her husband, Herman Lovell of Sweet Home; daughter Shanda Bomar of Cottage Grove; brothers Bob Gaskey of Scio, Don Gaskey of... Full story


Maxine Martin

Maxine Earle Martin, 96, of Sweet Home, died Oct. 24, 2021. She was born Oct. 27, 1924 in Kincaid, Ill. to Herbert "Herb" Hughes and Eugenia "Gene" Bankston. She was the middle child of three, with... Full story


Victoria 'Vickie' Tenbusch

Victoria "Vickie" Tenbusch, 70, of Sweet Home passed away Nov. 8, 2021 after a long battle with cancer. She was born June 3, 1951 in Bakersfield, Calif., and adopted by Jack and Leah M. (Sommer)... Full story


Gaylene McLellan

Gaylene McLellan, 60, of Sweet Home, died Nov. 10, 2021. She was born March 17, 1961 in Anaheim, Calif., to John Charles McLellan and Charlene L. (Aaron) Wittman. She came to Oregon from California... Full story


Dennis Warren

Dennis Wayne Warren, 74, of Crawfordsville, died Nov. 11, 2021. He was born Sept. 8, 1947 to Cecil Earl and Mildred Gladys (Lehl) Warren in Sweet Home at Langmack Hospital. He enlisted in the United... Full story


Thomas Wilson

Thomas Michael "Mike" Wilson, 79, of Sweet Home died Nov. 12, 2021. He was born Sept. 2, 1942 in Toledo to Ellis and Eleanor (Stock) Wilson. Most of his grade school years were spent in Toledo. When... Full story


Death Notices (Nov. 17, 2021)

Agda Lorraine Bevandich, 93, of Philomath and Stayton, died Nov. 7, 2021. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. For updated information, visit Allan M. Boston, 64, of Albany, died Nov. 11, 2021. Sweet Home... Full story


Officials discuss safety around junior high school

The Nov. 8 Sweet Home School District School Board meeting featured discussion of implementing a plan to make traveling to and from school safer for Sweet Home Junior High School students. Last...


Commentary: DA: Commutations hit home in Linn County

By Doug Marteeny Statewide, since the onset of COVID-19, Gov. Kate Brown has commuted nearly 1,000 felons back into our communities, 54 in Linn County alone.  Releasing felons at this rate has de...


Letter: Support East Linn Museum (Nov. 17, 2021)

Editor: I am writing to encourage strong support for Sweet Home’s local hometown museum and its staff, the East Linn Museum Society. This community is blessed with a wonderful asset and resource that should be preserved and supported both...


Letter: History holds warnings to heed (Nov. 17, 2021)

Editor: Hitler was head of the Socialist Party. Have we forgotten? Victoria Peargin Sweet Home...


From Our Files (Nov. 17, 2021)

Nov. 18, 1971 Linn County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the theft of a battery charger taken from a Federal Highway Administration maintenance shop near Quartzville. The thieves are said to have climbed a 12 foot woven wire fence prior to...


Commentary: 'Yoder' case from 1960s still has significance in education today

By Dr. John A. Sparks Throughout the country, parents are concerned that some public schoolboards, administrators, and associations hold them in disdain and fear their input when they raise legitimate questions about the direction of their local...


Around Town (Nov. 17, 2021)

Meals on Wheels weekly menu Meals on Wheels offers take-out lunch at the Sweet Home Community Center to seniors over 60 at noon on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. The Senior Center serves a separate lunch on Wednesdays. Suggested donation is $3.50....


Public Safety (Nov. 17, 2021)

November 8 1:13 p.m. - Deputy patrolling Cascade Timber Consulting property on Marks Ridge contacted two subjects who were shooting at MR500 gate. They were told to stop and given options for legal areas to shoot. 1:36 p.m. - Caller reported that...


OSP continues poacher hunt

A young elk, shot through the spine and left struggling with paralyzed hind legs, is one of three new poaching cases that mark a continued disregard for laws set in place to preserve Oregon wildlife. Poachers also shot a blacktail doe near Newport,...


Rollover in Narrows

Cleanup operations are under way in The Narrows Thursday morning, Nov. 11, following a single-vehicle crash near Milepost 26. According to the Oregon State Police, a WSTI Elite tractor driven by...

 By Sarah Brown    News    November 17, 2021

Pizzeria owners publish book on business success

Local business owners Jim and Paula Newman work together full-time in the food service industry, but, for them, their job involves more than just flipping pizzas. Over the last 38 years, they've...


WVVA launches annual ornament hunt

The Willamette Valley Visitors Association launched its fourth annual ornament hunt Friday, Nov. 12, on the Willamette National Forest's non-wilderness trails and a handful of Umpqua National Forest...


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