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 By Sarah Brown    News    July 4, 2018

As season heats up, firefighters train in SH

With fire season already active and regulated use restrictions in place since Monday, July 2, Chad Calderwood of the Oregon Department of Forestry's Sweet Home Unit advises residents and visitors be...

 
 By Scott Swanson    News    July 4, 2018

Council pushes to hold down trash rate hike

City Council members made it clear Tuesday night, June 26, that they believe a 16 percent garbage rate increase proposed by Sweet Home Sanitation to cover its increased recycling costs is excessive and questioned why it took so long for the matter...

 

Two named for RAIN program expansion in east Linn County

Two area businessmen have been hired to expand a venture capitalist program to assist entrepreneurs in rural Linn county through the Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network, known as RAIN. Corey...

 

Carmela Gens

March 11, 1921 - June 24, 2018 Carmela M. Gens, 97, of Sweet Home, died June 24, 2018. She was born March 11, 1921, in Sheridan, N.Y. to Jack and Rose (Lumbardo) Mancuso. During World War II Mrs....

 

Eugene Koenig

April 22, 1936 - June 24, 2018 Eugene Thomas Koenig, 82, of Sweet Home, died June 24, 2018. He was born April 22, 1936 in Winner, S.D. to William and Laura (Davies) Koenig.  He married Carol Sue Nolin on Aug. 1, 1981 in Lebanon. Mr. Koenig worked...

 

David McMurtrey

April 13, 1949 - June 28, 2018 David Edward McMurtrey, 69, of Sweet Home died June 28, 2018. He was born April 13, 1949 in Sandpoint, Idaho, to William Edward and Iris Lorraine (Schilling) McMurtrey.  He served in the United States Navy in Vietnam...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    July 4, 2018

Sweet Home woman named Oregon VFW Auxiliary president

A Sweet Home woman is the new president of the Oregon Department of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. Cathy Lindsay has been active in the Sweet Home chapter of the organization since 1996 and...

 

On Independence Day, appreciate those ... courts

When we celebrate Independence Day, we typically aren’t thinking about judges. Courts aren’t always something we Americans appreciate. Criminal and civil courts, of course, represent the long arm of the law, not always to the benefit of...

 
 By Scott Swanson    News    July 4, 2018

Council approves budget for 2018-19 among other actions on busy evening

The City Council approved a $17,878,561 budget for the fiscal year 2018-19, which began July 1, at its meeting Tuesday evening, June 26. City Finance Director Brandon Neish told council members that though the Budget Committee approved the budget...

 

Around Town July 4, 2018

Star Spangled Celebration July 4 Lebanon’s Star Spangled Cele-bration will be held Wednesday, July 4, at Cheadle Park. Gates open at 6 p.m. Parking is $10 per carload or $3 each for walk-ins. No pets allowed. Activities include magic performances,...

 

Sweet Home High School Class, Student Activities and Special Service Awards 2017-18

Student Government/Leadership Student Body Officers 2017-18: President – Madelyn Neus-chwander; Vice President – Jake Hindmarsh; Secretary – Ellie Davis; Student Manager – Lauren Yon; Elections Commissioner – Chase Boyd; Social Media...

 

Band's first appearance

The Willamette Concert Band performed for the first time ever in Sweet Home Saturday night, June 30, in the high school auditorium, playing a program of patriotic music and other favorites. About 100...

 

Public Safety July 4, 2018

June 29 12:24 a.m. - Caller reported a cougar walking down the road in front of Hawthorne School, Clark Mill and Long. Officer checked the area. Unable to locate. 2:15 a.m. - Chavana Ann Bowser, 26, cited and released in field on Lebanon warrant for...

 

Graduating SHHS seniors receive $1.3 million in scholarships

Following are scholarships awarded to this year’s senior class at Sweet Home High School, as reported by the school. The total amount of scholarship funding secured by graduating seniors is $1,302,067. Combined with other financial aid ($481,250)...

 

OSP arrests Sweet Home man on wildlife violation charges

A Sweet Home man is facing a series of wildlife violation charges after his arrest on June 14. Nathan J. Rice, 40, was arrested and lodged at Linn County Jail on a parole violation detainer and multiple criminal citations for possession of firearms...

 
 By Scott Swanson    News    July 4, 2018

LBCC Small Business Development Center upping efforts in E. Linn County

Linn-Benton Community College's Small Business Development Center has reignited its efforts to boost business in east Linn County, SBDC representatives told a Lebanon Chamber of Commerce Forum...

 

ODFW holding meetings to get input on big game regulations

Want to have your say on big game hunting regulations in Oregon? Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a series of public meetings about the 2019 Big Game Hunting Regulations this month. Meeting locations closest to Sweet Home will be in...

 

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