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Articles from the June 20, 2018 edition

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 By Sean C. Morgan    News    June 20, 2018

Planning Commission approves Sankey plan

The Sweet Home Planning Commission gave its nod to the city's plans for Sankey Park Monday evening following a public hearing. The commission voted 7-0 to approve a conditional use permit for a...

 
 By Scott Swanson    News    June 20, 2018

Trash haulers: Recycling 'crisis' forcing rates up

Sweet Home Sanitation executives warned the City Council last week that a rate increase will be needed to cover what they described as rapidly rising costs for their company in dealing with recycling that cannot be shipped overseas. Sweet Home Site...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    June 20, 2018

Revised code enforcement starts with new officer

The City of Sweet Home is in the process of expanding and moving its code enforcement program from the Police Department back to the Community and Economic Development Department, a move intended to...

 

Carl Britton

July 3, 1960 - June 11, 2018 Carl Joseph "Joe" Britton, 57, of Sweet Home died June 11, 2018. He was born July 3, 1960 in Lebanon to Darold Wayne and Carol Marie (Whitney) Britton.  He was raised in...

 

Harold Eastin

Feb. 23, 1937 – March 16, 2018 Harold "Jack" Eastin of Sweet Home died March 16, 2018. He was born Feb. 23, 1937 in Riverside, Calif. to Margaret and Claude Martinez. After his father's death, his...

 
 By Scott Swanson    News    June 20, 2018

Concert band to play first concert in Sweet Home

Sweet Home will be treated to a smorgasbord of all-American musical favorites as the Willamette Valley Concert Band presents a Patriotic Pops Concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 30, in the reconditioned...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    June 20, 2018

Charter School founders see success as they watch initial first-graders graduate

This was a milestone year for the Sweet Home Charter School as the first students to start first grade there graduated this year. The school completed its 12th year this summer after opening in 2006...

 

Sweet Home students among LBCC graduates

Twenty-seven Sweet Home-area residents graduated at Linn-Benton Community College’s 50th Commencement ceremony Monday, June 18, at the Linn County Fair and Expo Willamette Event Center in Albany.  The college awarded 1,000 degrees and certificate...

 

Local residents graduate from Oregon State

Oregon State University graduated a record 7,128 students during its 149th commencement cere-mony Saturday, June 16, at Reser Stadium in Corvallis. Among the 7,128 graduating students, 289 students received two degrees and nine received three....

 
 By Scott Swanson    Opinion    June 20, 2018

Recycling right may involve learning curve

I clearly remember the first time I visited a landfill. I don’t remember why, exactly, but I recall driving up a winding dirt road into the hills of Central California, where I lived at the time, and seeing … a giant flock of seagulls descending...

 

Banner project efforts appreciated

Editor: We would like to thank Jim and Lisa Gourley for their insight and determination in the veterans banner project to honor our own people who served in the military and a job well done. Ken and Wanda Dahlin and family Sweet H...

 

Thanks (again) to Mae Yih for help

Editor: Happy birthday to our retired Sen. Mae Yih from the community of Cascadia, with our never-ending thanks! Twenty-four years ago this month we cut the ribbon to open our unique newly restored Box Howe truss bridge. Some get monuments. You...

 

Linotype article stirs memories

Editor: I was once the typesetter for The New Era and I was tickled to read the monthly museum piece about the old Linotype (May 30). But since I’m a detail type, I feel a couple of maybe unimportant corrections might be made. Bridget (Cooper...

 

Court's opinion in Colorado cake case leaves room for more questions

By Dr. John Sparks At the U.S. Supreme Court on June 4, Justice Anthony Kennedy delivered a long-awaited opinion concerning Jack Phillips, the Christian baker who owns Masterpiece Cakeshop located in Lakewood, Colorado, west of Denver. Kennedy and th...

 

Around Town June 20, 2018

Free talk on pain June 20 at SLCH Mid Valley Pain Alliance is hosting a free community talk at 6 p.m., Wednesday, June 20, at Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital. Presentations by healthcare clinicians include discussions designed to answer...

 

Public Safety June 20, 2018

June 18 1:38 a.m. - Timothy Loren Ames Jr., 29, arrested for third-degree theft, 2405 Main St., Circle K. Cited and released. 2:22 a.m. - Jeffrey Oliver Deffenbaugh, 55, arrested for misdemeanor...

 

Two suspects nabbed after pursuits from Thriftway

Police arrested two people accused of shoplifting at Sweet Home Thriftway in separate incidents last week after store employees confronted and followed them. Using a Linn County Sheriff's Office...

 
 By Scott Swanson    News    June 20, 2018

Council renews contract with water/sewer plant operator

The City Council last week agreed to renew the city's contract with Jacobs Engineering to operate Sweet Home's water and wastewater treatment plant. The approval was unanimous for Mayor Greg Mahler...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    June 20, 2018

Radiator manufacturer celebrates growth-prompted move to larger facility

Parts manufactured in Sweet Home today keep machines running across the world, thanks to what started 15 years ago as a two-man operation on Main Street. Radiator Supply House has expanded to 48...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    June 20, 2018

Former School Board member Daniels returns to fill vacant seat

The Sweet Home School Board has appointed Jenny Daniels to a vacancy left by Ben Emmert. Emmert is moving to Nebraska where his wife, Amanda, is serving her residency as a psychiatrist. She just gradu...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    June 20, 2018

Safety Fair reverts back to earlier date; to be held this Saturday

That bag of mail with sensitive personal information you couldn't find time to shred over the past year, you can toss it Saturday. If your kids' heads grew or they've cracked a helmet over the past...

 

Coaches: SHJH track team sees big efforts, improvements during season

Sweet Home Junior High's track team finished the year with three qualifiers for the Meet of Champions – with one competing, but coaches say it was the steady improvement of all their 50-some...

 

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