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Articles from the May 1, 2019 edition

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 By Sean C. Morgan    News    May 1, 2019

Plan to use levy funds for city administration raises objections

The City of Sweet Home Budget Committee held off on final decisions Monday night, April 29, after hearing objections from three people regarding a plan to transfer funds from the police and library operating levies to a new Internal Services Fund to...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    May 1, 2019

Council gives preliminary OK to use old City Hall for business incubator

Local economic development organizations want to open a small business incubator and shared work space downtown, emulating the successes of organizations like the Corvallis Foundry, which supports...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    May 1, 2019

$50K needs assessment study first step towards proposed library upgrades

The Sweet Home City Council last week approved a nearly $50,000 contract to complete a needs assessment and conceptual drawings for the Sweet Home Public Library to help address growth in usage. The...

 

Sherman Stevenson

Feb. 26, 1927 - March 29, 2019 Sherman Stevenson, 92, of Sweet Home passed away March 29, 2019. He was born Feb. 26, 1927 in Broken Bow, Okla. to George and Laura E. (Davis) Stevenson. He served in...

 

Rees Gordon

Sept. 23, 1939 - April 10, 2019 Rees Gordon of Lebanon passed away on April 10, 2019 due to complications from pulmonary fibrosis. He was 79 years old. Rees was born in New Castle, Ind. to Wilson Gord...

 

Adeline Maloney Hampton

Sept. 17, 1922 – April 4, 2019 Adeline Thressa Byrne Maloney Hampton died April 4, 2019 in Salem at the age of 96½. She was born Sept. 17, 1922 in Blue Hill, Neb. to Hugh and Millie née Marsh Byrn...

 

Richard Collingwood

April 2, 1939 - April 24, 2019 Richard Aaron Collingwood, 80, of Sweet Home, died April 24, 2019. He was born April 2, 1939 in Junction City to William Aaron and Ethel Florence (Tolman)...

 
 News    May 1, 2019

Photographers invited to enter City Hall lobby contest

The Sweet Home Oregon Coalition for Artistic and Scholastic Enrichment is hosting a photography contest in search of a photo for use as a mural in the new City Hall lobby. The SHOCASE Public Art Subcommittee is accepting up to five photos from...

 
 News    May 1, 2019

State Forestry Champs

Members of the Sweet Home High School forestry team competed Friday and Saturday at the Hopkins Demonstration Forest in Oregon City. Sweet Home placed first with 378 points. Clatskenie placed second...

 

Incubator could be start of something lot bigger

The proposal to the City Council to establish a small business incubator and shared work space facility downtown (page 1) is one that isn’t new, but it’s certainly promising. Sweet Home Active Revitalization Effort members, better known as...

 

Democrats' agenda past 'tipping point'

Editor: So here’s a small sample of today’s Oregon Democrat Party: They enforce sanctuary (lawless) statehood at citizen’s expense, confer motor voter status to all illegals, refuse to cooperate with ICE, vote themselves a 53 percent raise,...

 

Around Town May 1, 2019

LAFTA summer camp auditions Auditions for Lebanon Association for Theatre Arts’ summer Kids Camp will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on May 1 and 2 at the Lebanon High School Auditorium. The camp will be held June 10-14 and 17-21 from 8:30 a.m. to...

 
 By Sarah Brown    News    May 1, 2019

Dick Knowles stays active as advocate for mental health

In one month, Dick Knowles will reach the age of 75. While to some that may be a ripe number for keeping life easy, Knowles seems to enjoy staying busy by volunteering with numerous organizations for...

 
 News    May 1, 2019

Public Safety Log May 1, 2019

April 28 1:08 a.m. - Caller reported a front window broken, 1707 Main St., Les Schwab Tire Center. Report taken. Damage estimated at a minimum of $500. 1:47 a.m. - Ryan Joseph Hutchinson, 31, cited and released in field on Sweet Home warrant for...

 
 News    May 1, 2019

Three blazes on Friday keep SHFAD crewmembers busy

Two separate fires destroyed an old camper and burned a quarter acre of brush Friday afternoon, April 26, in the Sweet Home area. Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District responded simultaneously to...

 
 News    May 1, 2019

Crash damages SHFAD ambulance, injures medic

A Sweet Home paramedic was injured in a crash involving a Sweet Home ambulance Saturday morning, April 27, just east of Lebanon on Highway 20. "There was a transport going on Medic 21 to Lebanon...

 

Husky boys second at Meet of Champions, held at Husky Field

Sweet Home hosted its first full Meet of Champions ever Saturday and it was a good day. The meet drew 34 teams, most from west of the Cascades, and all from 1A through 4A schools, for a total of just...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    May 1, 2019

Councilors approve raises for non-union city employees

The Sweet Home City Council last week approved raises for several positions not represented by unions. The increases, effective July 1, apply across a five-step salary schedule. The middle step, Step C, is set at 95 percent of the average comparable...

 
 News    May 1, 2019

Sunshine Spaghetti Feed a record-setter

The spring fundraiser season kicked off Satruday, April 20, at Sunshine Industries with the organization's annual Spaghetti Feed. "It was our best year ever," said Brittany Donnell, executive...

 

Sweet Home wrestlers notch titles at state championships

Six Sweet Home Mat Club wrestlers won state championships last month at the Junior, Cadet, Girls and Kids state championships. A total of 29 wrestlers placed in at least one discipline in the...

 

Sweet Home athletes among state's most studious this year

After Sweet Home’s wrestling and girls swimming programs topped the academic all-state lists for winter season, the baseball and softball teams have both won the top 4A academic all-state award for the spring season. “I’m really impressed with...

 

Depleted Husky golf teams score well off averages as districts near

With the district tournaments less than a week away, Sweet Home’s golfers are trying to cut down their stroke counts. The boys got a preview of how districts will look on Monday, April 22, at Tokatee, in McKenzie River, which is where their tournam...

 

Huskies at top of softball standings after win over Philomath

Sweet Home beat Sisters and Woodburn under the 10-run rule, and Newport 7-4 last week, extending their record to 11-2. Then, Monday, the Huskies beat Philomath 4-3 at home to tie with the Warriors...

 

Huskies come off rough week in baseball to beat Philomath

The Sweet Home baseball team smacked into a roadblock last week, losing its series against Cascade two games to one. The Huskies opened the week with a 2-1 win at home April 22, lost 18-5 on the road...

 

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