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Articles from the June 15, 2022 edition

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 By Benny Westcott    News    June 15, 2022

Seniors celebrate soppy graduation

Pouring rain may have soaked caps and gowns, but it did nothing to dampen the spirits of the 181 Sweet Home High School graduates celebrating Friday evening, June 10, at Husky Field. "After we leave...

 
 By Benny Westcott    News    June 15, 2022

Dr. Wolthuis Hall receives High Q Award

Accomplished pianist and music teacher Dr. Carmen Wolthuis Hall received the Sweet Home Alumni Foundation's High Q Award of Merit during Sweet Home High School's graduation ceremony Friday, June 10, a...

 
 By Benny Westcott    News    June 15, 2022

Board OKs 2022-23 budget, talks school safety

At its June 13 meeting in the District Office, the Sweet Home School Board unanimously accepted the resignation of Superintendent Lisa Riggs, effective June 30, 2022. In a letter addressed to the Swee...

 

Sweet Home Safety Fair this Saturday at SHPD

Sweet Home Police Department invites children and their families to attend the annual Jim Bean Public Safety Fair, 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 18, in the SHPD parking lot, 1950 Main St. This year’s event will hark back to those of the past, with...

 

Toe-Tappin' Tuesday

Tune it up Tuesdays, presented by the Oregon Jamboree, kicked off on June 7 in the large parking lot adjacent to the Rio Theatre (1331 Main St.) with a live performance by Kurt Van Meter. Scruggs...

 

Christine Nyberg

Christine Elizabeth Nyberg, 59, of Sweet Home, died June 2, 2022. She was born April 27, 1963 to Donald and Roberta Nyberg in Florida during their service in the U.S. Navy.  She inherited the gift... Full story

 

Tina Swanson

Tina Jo Swanson, 62, of Sweet Home, died June 7, 2022. She was born May 14, 1960 in Redlands, Calif., to Robert Earl and Ina Vee (Sufficool) Lee. She was raised in Palm Springs. She moved to Sweet... Full story

 

Death Notices (June 15, 2022)

Loren Arnold Banks, 90, of Sweet Home, died June 6, 2022. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. For updated information, visit www.sweethomefuneral.com. Mariann Elizabeth Biteman, 57, of Sweet Home, died June 9, 2022. Sweet Home... Full story

 

Kelly R. Jones (Scanlon)

Kelly R. Jones (Scanlon) died June 9, 2021. She was born June 4, 1953, in San Diego, Calif., to George Scanlon and Jeanne Cammett. Her father was stationed there, and they traveled the country till... Full story

 

Wayne Carl Dahlenburg

Wayne Carl Dahlenburg, 91, of Lebanon, passed away June 10, 2022, at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Corvallis. He was born Sept. 17, 1930, in Springfield, S.D., to Alfred Edward and Mabel... Full story

 
 By Scott Swanson    Opinion    June 15, 2022

Editorial: Amidst confusion, truth tells

As this year’s graduates should be very aware, we live in a confusing world. We often hear people, particularly those with significant life experience, say that things are happening that they never would have anticipated, 20 or even 10 years ago....

 

Letter: City's approach to downtown wrong (June 15, 2022)

Editor: As someone who grew up here and works here and who loves this town more than anything, to have a mayor call out our businesses and shame them for having empty buildings is wrong (“Solutions for downtown vacancies?”, June 1). The four peop...

 

From Our Files (June 15, 2022)

June 15, 1972 A potentially dangerous fire was averted at Cascadia by an employee of a gas company and the Sweet Home Fire Dept. Cal-Gas Co. of Albany was filling a propane tank at the Amos Horner residence at Cascadia, but when the gas man...

 

Guest Commentary: Father's Day a terrific time for Dad to consider his calling (June 15, 2022)

By Dr. James Thrasher The haunting refrains of Harry Chapin’s song “Cat’s in the Cradle,” like “planes to catch and bills to pay … when you coming home, Dad?” started to play in my mind recently. A Fortune 500 company recruiter asked...

 

Around Town (June 15, 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 (June 15, 2022)

June 6 11:26 a.m. - Multiple callers reported a broken-down vehicle near the intersection of Marks Ridge Drive/Ridgeway Road. Male was just trying to fix a car. June 7 2:53 a.m. - Deputy observed a vehicle parked alongside the road near the...

 

Fender Bender

A black Chrysler 200 owned by Melody Reese, 31, of Lebanon, sits on Main Street Friday afternoon, June 10, after it was was rear-ended while parked along the side of the street outside of the Sweet...

 

Farewell, Class of 2022

See more photos of the 2022 graduation ceremony, parade and SAFE party in their respective galleries....

 

Circuit Court (June 15, 2022)

Following are updates on cases involving local individuals going through Linn County Circuit Court processes. All dates referenced are 2022 unless otherwise indicated: Zane Anders Tweed, 19, pleaded guilty on June 8 to a charge of luring a minor,...

 

Holley man hurt in crash

A Holley resident was injured Thursday, June 9, after his SUV veered off Highway 228 and hit trees and a fence, the Oregon State Police said. According to OSP, John C. James, 72, of Holley, was...

 

Lebanon woman hurt in motorcyle crash

A Lebanon woman was injured Sunday afternoon, June 12, when her three-wheeled motorcycle crashed on Highway 228, near Greenville Road, west of Sweet Home. According to the Oregon State Police, Dorothy Ann Hubbard, 68, was eastbound towards Sweet...

 

SH Foundation announces grant recipients

The Sweet Home Community Foundation has announced its 2022 Community Grant recipients. The SHCF annually awards community grants to local projects and organizations that provide lasting improvements...

 

Municipal Court (June 15, 2022)

May 25, 2022 Bravo Guillen, Cesar E. – no contest – No insurance, fine $265. Clark, Kristopher S. – no contest – Theft in the second degree, fine $621, probation 60 months. Hugley, Brandin M. – pled guilty – Criminal driving while...

 

Salem man in custody after Albany chase, crashes

A Salem-area man was arrested Tuesday, June 8, following a 10-minute police pursuit through Albany that resulted in multiple crashes and, finally, an extrication from his own vehicle. According to the Albany Police Department, police were called to...

 

Fire damages home near Lebanon

Fire heavily damaged a rural home Friday morning, June 3, in the 5000 block of South Santiam Highway near Lebanon. According to the Lebanon Fire District, crews arrived to find the one-and-a-half-story home, nearly fully engulfed in flames. When the...

 

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