Articles from the April 10, 2019 edition

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 By Sean C. Morgan    News    April 10, 2019

School Board OKs SHJH construction

The Sweet Home School Board approved a plan Monday evening, April 8, to spend $5 million and begin the first of two construction phases for the Sweet Home Junior High. The district received voter...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    April 10, 2019

Steady rains edge SH toward flood conditions

Other than a brief break March 3, the rain fell last week at about a half inch per day, and then it really came down over the weekend, closing roads around Linn County, raising the lakes to their... Full story

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    April 10, 2019

New library computer big draw for young patrons

Thanks to a grant from the Sweet Home Community Foundation, the Sweet Home Public Library has added a new computer dedicated to after-school education, building on the "early literacy station" it...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    April 10, 2019

Chief to target recurring arrests

Based on statistics from 2018, Police Chief Jeff Lynn wants to tackle an ongoing cycle that results in hundreds of new warrants issued each year, he said. In 2018, Sweet Home Municipal Court entered 784 warrants, primarily for failure to appear in...

 

Arnold Victor Weld

May 28, 1930 - April 3, 2019 Arnold Victor Weld, 88, of Albany, formerly of Sweet Home, passed away April 3, 2019 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. He passed away due to multiple organ failure at...

 

Barbara Godfrey

Nov. 14, 1935 – Mar. 3, 2019 Barbara (Bobbie) Flo Godfrey, 83, died Sunday March 3, 2019 in Hillsboro. Bobbie was born November 14, 1935 in Bismarck N.D. to Ivan and L. Pearl Hoy. With Bobbie and...

 

Michael Perkins

Sept. 15, 1956 - March 15, 2019 Michael Harvey Perkins, 62, of Sweet Home died March 15, 2019 of esophageal cancer at Good Samaritan Hospital in Corvallis. He was born Sept. 15, 1956 in Portland to...

 

Sweet Home High School Winter Honor Roll

SHHS Honor Roll Criteria: Students on Honor Roll must have taken at least four letter graded classes (A-C). Students who receive a D, F, Incomplete or No Grade (G) are not eligible for the Honor Roll. Seniors - 4.00: Boe Baxter, Christina Belcher,...

 

Sweet Home Junior High Winter Honor Roll

Eight Grade – 4.00: Taryn Abbott, Brookelynn Burke, Leilanie Chao, Zoey Erevia, Alexis Franklin, Suzie Griffin, Rylie Hooley, Isaac Lindsey, Avery Nelson, Amadia Newcomer, Michael Northern, Jackson Parrish, Nora Pettner, Madi Shively, Kristan...

 

City, School District, ought to keep it friendly

In their discussions about water rates, the city and the Sweet Home School District need to keep it friendly. It’s not worth the rift that could occur, as board member Chanz Keeney worried aloud Monday night at the School Board’s monthly...

 

'Unplanned' movie needs local eyes

Editor: The movie “Unplanned” starts this Friday, April 12, at the Rio and runs through April 24. Theater owner Thomas Baham said that the movie was not expected to do well here, but those who value human life at every stage have an...

 

Around Town April 10, 2019

Parenting support classes at church OneIIAnother offers “Parenting Today Forward: Collaborative Problem Solving” classes from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays at Freedom Hill Church, 2470 Main St. The free 10-week support group started April 2, but...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    April 10, 2019

Comcast fiber line price quote gives councilors sticker shock

The Sweet Home City Council balked Thursday night, April 4, at the price of extending a fiber optic line to the new City Hall in a proposal by Comcast to provide fiber Internet service to city buildings. The proposed price tag was $24,380. Councilor...

 

Huskies post some big performances on Junction City track and field

Sweet Home's track and field athletes battled the elements – rain mainly, at the Junction City Invitational Saturday, but came away with some big performances. Senior Noah Dinsfriend won both hurdle...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    April 10, 2019

Proposed 2019-20 city budget includes big capital projects spending hike

Sweet Home's city manager is proposing an 18.8-percent increase in spending, mostly composed of some $6.5 million in capital projects, in the city's proposed 2019-20 budget. City Manager Ray Towry...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    April 10, 2019

County completes most of dam road improvements

Linn County has completed substantial portions of its Foster Dam Access Road project, paving the gravel parking lot at the western shore of the lake, expanding the intersection with Poplar Street and widening a portion of the road between Poplar and...

 

Sheriff's Office to crack down on distracted drivers

Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon wants the public to remember that distracted driving is not only unlawful, but dangerous, as his department conducts an enforcement effort targeting such behavior this week. April is National Distracted Driving Awareness...

 

Public Safety Log April 10, 2019

April 6 8:16 a.m. - Caller reported a vehicle cashed into a carport, 43100 block of North River. No injuries, and the suspect left the scene. Investigation ongoing. April 5 4:14 p.m. - Caller reported receiving notices she had been denied a credit ca...

 

Cheerleaders vote Nicole Grady as team most valuable member

The Sweet Home High School cheerleaders named Nicole Grady their Pink Pom Girl of the Year – the team's most valuable player – Wednesday evening, April 3, during their annual awards banquet. The...

 

SH running into some tough competition against Philomath

The Sweet Home High School baseball team is continuing to grind its way through a series with seventh-ranked Philomath, with one win and one loss and a third game on pause. After beating Philomath 11-7 April 1, the Huskies traveled to Philomath...

 

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