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Articles from the May 25, 2022 edition

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Tripping the light fantastic

Sixth-graders Walker Straight and Natasha Marin participate in a ballroom dancing competition at Sweet Home Junior High School on Friday, May 20. The event, which was back after two years off due to...

 

OHA warns about contaminated peanut butter

Oregon Health Authority is warning the people of Oregon to be on the lookout for Jif brand peanut butter that may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. J.M. Smucker Co., the parent company for...

 
 By Benny Westcott    News    May 25, 2022

Sweet Home depot's fate hangs in balance

A piece of local history faces demolition if no one steps up to save it. The dilapidated Oregon Electric Railroad depot sits at the north end of the Sweet Home Public Works Yard, suffering from severe...

 
 By Scott Swanson    News    May 25, 2022

Voters OK bond to build LBCC ag training center

A $16 million measure to fund construction of an agricultural training center and other improvements for Linn-Benton Community College won approval in the May 17 primary election, though mostly through Benton County votes, which outweighed a loss in...

 
 By Benny Westcott    News    May 25, 2022

Tyler becomes new Sweet Home fire chief

Nick Tyler was sworn in Tuesday, May 17, as the Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District's newest fire chief. He succeeds Dave Barringer, who'd held the position since 2014. The 44-year-old Tyler, a Swe...

 

Anita Launder

Anita Margarete Launder, 97, of Sweet Home, died peacefully at home May 14, 2022. She was born April 2, 1925 to Kurt and Martha (Schotte) Streppel in Naumburg, Germany. In 1949, she came from Germany...

 

Steven Mearyl Christensen

Celebrate the Life and Adventures of Steve Christensen, who passed away on Jan. 15, 2022 at the age of 91, at an old-fashioned family and friends gathering in a park-like setting on the Santiam River...

 

Death Notices (May 25, 2022)

Denise Kaye Anderson, 56, of Sweet Home, died May 22, 2022. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. For updated information, visit www.sweethomefuneral.com. Michel Millard Robertson, 74, of Sweet Home, died May 17, 2022. Sweet Home...

 

High school Drama Club to stage dark drama, Ibsen's 'A Doll's House'

Drama students at Sweet Home High School hit the stage this weekend for three performances of "A Doll's House." The first performance is on Friday, May 27 at 7 p.m., with subsequent shows on Saturday,...

 
 By Benny Westcott    News    May 25, 2022

Subdivision debated at Planning Commission meeting

The Sweet Home Planning Commission voted unanimously at its May 19 meeting to continue the public hearing to June 16 for Cordle Construction's application to subdivide a 193,625-square-foot property t...

 

Early morning fire destroys Lebanon shop

Fire destroyed a two-story shop early Friday morning, May 20, in the 31000 block of SW Fifth St., Lebanon. The conflagration was reported at 2 a.m. According to the Lebanon Fire District, the initial...

 

Commentary: Memorial Day time to make lasting good memories (May 25, 2022)

By Dr. Glenn Mollette  Decoration Day was observed on May 30 from 1868 to 1970 to decorate the graves and honor those dying in military service for our country. In 1971 Congress officially made the last Monday in May Memorial Day.  On this day, Ame...

 

From Our Files (May 25, 2022)

May 25, 1972 Sweet Home firemen answered a call from the Boise Cascade plant west of town to extinguish a small blaze in a pile of sawdust near the mill. The fire was caused when a dump truck hauling the sander dust from a bin to the dump site...

 

Letter: Laundry owners say thank-you (May 25, 2022)

Editor: The Cascade Laundromat building has been sold and will be closing sometime in the next one to three weeks. This has been an extremely difficult decision, and we have earnestly tried to make the venture profitable and also find another locatio...

 

Letter: Support says it for Sheriff's candidate (May 25, 2022)

Editor: I am writing this in response to former Sheriff Dave Burright’s statement (May 18) about the candidates for Linn County Sheriff. The statement made by the former sheriff is appalling and derogatory to every deputy serving Linn County...

 

Letter: Science: Life does start at conception (May 25, 2022)

Editor: In response to Diane Daiute, May 18, concerning abortion: Human life begins at conception. How do we know this? To coin a popular phrase, “follow the science.” At conception, all DNA is present for a human being; at conception, the...

 
 By Benny Westcott    News    May 25, 2022

Police detective commended for assistance call

Sweet Home Police Detective Geoff Hamlin received a commendation from Police Captain Jason Ogden on Wednesday, May 11, for his actions during a February 24 "elder in danger" assistance call....

 

County offers tips for better mental health

The last two years have been stressful for everyone, from children to adults, and staff at Linn County Mental Health want people to know that it’s OK to sometimes feel overwhelmed. They also want you to know that help is available anyone with...

 

Commissioners hear death statistics for April

Linn County recorded 66 births in April, Dr. William Muth told the Linn County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday morning, May 17. Of those, 38 were female and 28 were male. About 14 COVID-19 outbreaks were recorded; three deaths were reported with...

 

QMS timber project moves to next step

The Sweet Home Ranger District announced Monday, May 23, that the final environmental assessment has been completed for the proposed 89,000-acre Quartzville-Middle Santiam Project located in the Willamette National Forest about 20 miles northeast of...

 

Around Town (May 25, 2022)

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 (May 25, 2022)

May 16 10:03 a.m. - John Chelstad, 56, of Sweet Home, was cited for failure to license a dog, 100 block of 21st Ave. 10:30 a.m. - Ashley Rosenthal, 28, of Sweet Home, was cited for failure to license a dog, 5500 block of Nandina St. 11:29 p.m. - Jeff...

 

Carnival back at Oak Heights

Oak Heights School held its first Carnival in 2½ years Saturday, May 21. Principal Todd Barrett said the event, aimed at raising money for improvements the school playground, drew the largest...

 

Softball playoffs: After 'rough' start, Huskies open up on Gladstone

Sweet Home's softball team ran up the score and forced the game to be called per the 10-run rule after six innings in a convincing 12-2 win over Gladstone in a play-in game at Husky Field on Friday, M...

 

Linn County Fair gets an Internet upgrade

Vendors at the Linn County Fair in July will see a marked improvement in their Internet service, due to the installation of high-speed fiber optics. Linn County partnered with LS Networks to install fiber optic cable from the courthouse servers to...

 

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