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Articles from the August 22, 2007 edition

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 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 22, 2007

Storm drainage may cost residents $4 per month

Of The New Era The Sweet Home City Council will continue discussions about the creation of a storm drainage utility and an estimated monthly residential charge of $4 during a work session on Aug. 28. Paul Matthews of Red Oak Consulting, on Aug. 14,...

 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 22, 2007

Chopper shop revs up

Of The New Era They want to build custom bikes, but business has been so good for Sweet Home Choppers that they just haven't had the time. Since opening in February the store has been filling a niche... Full story


Bully Gang fighters win three; Harnden takes PCCF title

Of The New Era Sweet Home-Lebanon's Bully Gang defeated three of their four opponents during Friday night's Pacific Coast Cage Fights event at the county fairgrounds; and Chris Harnden won the...


Outdoors: Another great barbecue showdown produces new winner

This year's Grills Gone Wild Barbecue at the Jennings residence was another hit. This is not just a barbecue. It's an annual cook-off between four guys, and the criteria are something else, with categories such as best presentation, sauce and taste....


Field burning's real impact is here

Editor: Great article in the Albany Democrat-Herald Friday, Aug. 17, about the state Environmental Quality Commission, which declined to order an immediate ban on field burning sought by Lane County. I'm not sure what Eugene is having complaints...


Meals on Wheels rewarding

Editor: I would like to just follow up on Joan Scofield's letter to the editor from last week regarding the Meals on Wheels Program. First off, I'd like to thank Joan for her concern about the program and taking the time to write. I'd also like to...


Raise not right for city manager

Editor: After reading the article about the "City Council" giving the City Manager a thumbs-up (Aug. 1), why would they give him "another raise" before his review? Mr. Martin is helpful, but as a citizen here in Sweet Home I think differently. Is it...


Questions about airport project

Editor: I am writing this letter about an article in the Aug. 15 paper on the airport (subdivision) expansion. It seems to me that a few things need to be asked: First, what does "town hall meeting" mean? According to the dictionary that I have, "1.... Full story


Pearl Wilkinson

July 22, 1932-Aug. 8, 2007 Pearl Louise Wilkerson, 75, of Lebanon, died Aug. 8, 2007 at Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital. She was born July 22, 1932 in Belleville, Ill., the daughter of Albert and Cora (Ford) Burris. She moved to Missouri when... Full story


Mabel Korn

April 13, 1916 - Aug. 18, 2007 Mabel Helen Korn, 91 of Waldport died Saturday. She was born to August and Matilda (Klinke) Korn in Epworth, N.D. She grew up in Malta, Mont., and attended a country... Full story

 By Marilee Reyes    News    August 22, 2007

Little Promises lesson: Curl up next to a friend with a good book

For The New Era One of the best things a child can learn is that they can curl up with a good book just about anywhere. It's one lesson being proven time and again at the Little Promises Children's Pr... Full story

 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 22, 2007

CTC nearing approval on 4,000 acres of Measure 37

Of The New Era Cascade Timber Consulting is finalizing nearly 4,000 acres in Measure 37 claims for property that may be developed in low densities in coming years. "There's about 32 claims, a little less than 4,000 acres," CTC President Dave...

 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 22, 2007

SHEDG offers District 55 $100,000 to remove tennis courts

Of The New Era The Sweet Home Economic Development Group offered the District 55 School Board $100,000 Monday night in exchange for removing the Sweet Home High School tennis courts. Under the offer, SHEDG would provide $25,000 up front and then...

 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 22, 2007

Cost of city's new water treatment plant rising

Of The New Era The Sweet Home City Council approved resolutions on Aug. 14 authorizing city staff to borrow an additional $4 million from the state to help cover an increase in the estimate for building a new water treatment plant. The city already...


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