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Articles from the February 19, 2020 edition

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Tigers on Top

So, what does it take to get a 13-year-old out of bed and off to school – every stinking morning? Whatever it is, Sweet Home Junior High has apparently gotten a handle on it. The Junior High won...

 

City Council gives Jacobs the pink slip

The Sweet Home City Council has officially agreed to part ways with Jacobs Engineering, which has operated the city’s water and wastewater treatment plants since 2006. A year ago, city staff conducted an audit of the Water Treatment Plant that...

 

State ruling on forestry competitions confounds local program

Sweet Home school officials and students were caught flat-footed last week by an announcement that boys and girls will no longer be able to compete in separate forestry competitions. Forestry...

 

One-time local YouTube poster 'FedSmoker' dies

A former Sweet Home resident who went by the YouTube handle "FedSmoker" has died, Arizona state police reported last week. The Havasu (Ariz.) News-Herald reported that "a body found Feb. 9 on State...

 

S. Elizabeth 'Beth' King

July 27, 1932 - February 10, 2020 S. Elizabeth “Beth” King, 87, of Sweet Home, passed away Feb. 10, 2020. She was born July 27, 1932 to Claude and Sadie (Hommy) Taylor in Stony Plain, Alberta,...

 

Lois Lizama

July 23, 1954 – Jan. 8, 2020 Lois Jean Lizama, 65, of Sweet Home, died Jan. 8, 2020, surrounded by family and friends after a hard-fought battle against cancer. She was born July 23, 1954 and...

 

Alice Smith

Sept. 6, 1959 - Feb. 12, 2020 Alice Charlotte Smith, 60, of Sweet Home, died peacefully Feb. 12, 2020 after a recurrence of breast cancer. She was born Sept. 6, 1959 in Valparaiso, Ind. and moved to...

 

Local schools announce first-semester Honor Roll

SWEET HOME HIGH SCHOOL Seniors 4.00: Davin Guzman, Megan Hager, Torree Hawken, Nicholaus James, Jasper Korn, Katie Kurtz, Zachary Luttmer, Brock Miller, Gavin Nichols, Bryce Porter, Tristan Saultz, Brom Sherwood, Pippi Somatis, Casey Tow, Kirtsen...

 

Stupidity has no place in the woods

We’ve voiced complaints recently about the apparent lack of consideration in Salem for rural residents and our realities of life. Most of our protests have been aimed at the legislature and its leaders. But this week we respond to a report from ano...

 

Library consultants recommend building new facility

Representatives of FFA Architecture, a library design firm, told the Sweet Home City Council last month that the best way to address current needs at the Public Library is to build a new one on the...

 

Around Town Feb. 19, 2020

Local art shows feature 8x8 pieces Brownsville Art Association is hosting its annual 8 x 8 Community Art Show through March 28 featuring local artists at 255 N. Main St., Brownsville. All art is 8x8 inches in size and is reasonably priced. Art...

 

Workshop helps landowners plan strategy

Area landowners with property in the Santiam River watershed wrapped up a four-week workshop earlier this month that covered an array of opportunities for projects on their lands. Led by the South...

 

Police chief: Decline in crime probably due to number of factors

Driving a 19.5-percent decline in the number of crimes reported in Sweet Home last year is a dramatic fall in reported thefts, according to new details released last week as part of the Police...

 

Public Safety Log Feb. 19, 2020

Feb. 15 2:50p.m. - Caller reported cattle in the roadway, 39800 block of Mountain Home. Caller contained cattle prior to deputy arrival. 2:32 p.m. - Caller reported a burglary, 44000 block of North River. Investigation continuing. Feb. 14 5:38 a.m....

 

Girls win district championship; to defend title as SH qualifies six for state

Sweet Home's girls won their seventh straight Special District 3 swimming championship Saturday, Feb. 15, at the South Albany Aquatic Center. The boys, with six swimmers, placed ninth. Individual...

 

Councilors OK bus shelter loitering ban

The Sweet Home City Council last week gave final approval to a new ordinance that bans the use of bus shelters for any other purpose than waiting for a bus. The council voted 5-1 to approve the ordinance during its regular meeting on Feb. 11...

 

Mudfest 'Leap into the Mud' to be Feb. 29 at Northern Farms

The Northern Farms Mudfest will be a week early this year to allow participants to "Leap into the Mud" on Feb. 29, Leap Day. The event, at Northern Farms, located west of Holley off Highway 228, is...

 

Wrestlers blank North Marion, now focus on district tournament

Senior Night for the Sweet Home wrestling team was saved by ... Stayton on Thursday, Feb. 13. The Huskies were scheduled to wrestle their final home dual against North Marion, but the visitors were on...

 

Casey Tow signs to compete for U.S. Naval Academy track team

The past year has been a bit of a whirlwind for Sweet Home High School senior Casey Tow, and signing a letter of intent to compete in track for the U.S. Naval Academy last week was just one more...

 

Husky boys hang tight in league basketball standings with win over Stayton

Sweet Home held off a late rally by Stayton to win 59-53 at home Feb. 11 in boys basketball. At this point, the Huskies have likely secured a play-in slot, said Coach Drew Emmert. Winning out the...

 

Girls lose to Stayton, head into hoops season's home stretch

The Husky girls fell 61-45 to Stayton Feb. 11 in basketball. "I thought we played really well," said Coach Michelle Knight. "Stayton's a really good team, and I felt like we competed well the whole...

 

Huskiettes look to take advantage of experience, up their game

With eight experienced dancers returning, the Sweet Home High School Huskiettes dance team is taking on a more challenging routine during this year's competitive season. Returning juniors are Kaitlyn...

 

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