The New Era - All about Sweet Home since 1929

Bucks Sanitary 1-800-942-8257

Articles from the July 6, 2022 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 25



Grilled to perfection

Radiator Supply House hosted the Icebox Cookoff barbecue competition Friday through Sunday, July 1-3, drawing some of the top talent in the field. "It went very well," said Will Garrett, of what...

 
 By Benny Westcott    News    July 6, 2022

The future of Quarry Park?

The Sweet Home City Council on Tuesday, June 28, discussed the future of the city-owned 230-acre Quarry Park property directly north of 24th Avenue and south of the Santiam River. Councilors were...

 
 By Scott Swanson    News    July 6, 2022

HOPE Center back in action after two-year hiatus

Bethanie Young sits with Donna, the resident manager of the HOPE Center, in a tastefully lit room with sunlight streaming through the large windows. This is the reception area for the HOPE Center,...

 

Fireworks display returns to Quarry Park

The annual fireworks display presented by the Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District Volunteer Association will take place at approximately 10 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at the same location as last year, Quarry Park. The park is located at 3101 Zelkova...

 

Arne Gerard

Arne Robert Gerard, 71, of Sweet Home, died June 15, 2022. He was born May 24, 1951, in Sweet Home to John Frank and Sally Jane (Moore) Gerard. Mr. Gerard lived in Sweet Home his entire life. He was... Full story

 

Robert Pascalar

Robert C. Pascalar Jr., 79, a former Sweet Home resident, died May 21, 2022, surrounded by his family. He was born Dec. 1, 1942, in Rochester, N.Y., where he grew up. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy,... Full story

 

Death Notices (July 6, 2022)

Mark Edward Nelson, 57, of Lebanon, died June 25, 2022. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. For updated information, visit www.sweethomefuneral.com. Bette JS Oden, 76, of Sweet Home, died June 24, 2022. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel... Full story

 

Letter: Supreme Court ruling returns U.S. to 'Dark Ages' (July 6, 2022)

Editor:  The Republican Party and the church now own American women. Your uterus no longer belongs to you, it belongs to the state. The state from now on will tell you what you can and can’t do with it. You have no say, no rights, no freedom. The...

 

Letter: Writer right ... only in final line (July 6, 2022)

Editor: I can only agree with the last line of Joan Scofield’s letter on June 22, “Abortion is a civil issue.” The last line was “Live and let live.” Yes! Including the unborn! Kathryn Ives Sweet Home...

 

From Our Files (July 6, 2022)

July 6, 1972 KFIR Radio, owned and operated by Santiam Broadcasters, has been purchased by KFIR, Inc. The principal stockholders are Delward and Beulah Jensen, both former school teachers. Three thefts were reported this week, including two...

 
 By Scott Swanson    News    July 6, 2022

Linn DA addresses local, state issues at forum lunch

Oregon legislators and the governor are making life difficult for law enforcement, Linn County District Attorney Doug Marteeny told an audience at Lebanon Chamber of Commerce's monthly Forum Lunch on...

 
 By Benny Westcott    News    July 6, 2022

Council approves $20,000 to help fund local leadership program

The Sweet Home City Council last week approved an allocation of $20,000 in support of a Sweet Home Combined Community Leadership Program, which will be run by the Rural Development Initiative (RDI). RDI has customized a combined program that...

 

Honor Rolls (July 6, 2022)

SWEET HOME HIGH SCHOOL Semester 2 Following are Sweet Home High School students who have been announced by the school as having made the Second Semester Honor Roll for 2021-22. Students on Honor Roll must have taken at least four letter graded...

 

Around Town (July 6, 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. Al...

 

Sweet Home Sweet Ride Award Winners

Director Kimi Nash said this year's Sweet Ride Charity Car Show for Kids was a success, with a documented 167 vehicles on site, and a large number that showed up at the last minute as unregistered par...

 

Circuit Court (July 6, 2022)

A report was taken June 14 by the Lebanon Police Department for attempted vehicular theft of a jeep that had children in it in Lebanon. Alex Levitsky was taken into custody and charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, possession of a stolen...

 

Gleaners celebrating its 35th anniversary

Sweet Home Gleaners this month is celebrating its 35th anniversary of serving the community and distributing gleaned food and other items to its members. COVID-19 postponed the 2021 celebration. The Gleaners has been blessed by the community...

 

Fire season kicks off July 6, but restrictions 'low' to start

Fire season has kicked off this year as of Wednesday morning, July 6, but restrictions will be somewhat relaxed, initially, said Craig Pettinger, Sweet Home Unit forester for the Oregon Department of...

 

Swift-water training

Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District volunteers work on their swift-water rescue skills Thursday evening, June 23, off Northside Park. In these photos, contributed by reader Patty Oday, volunteers...

 

Oak Basin named Tree Farm of the Year

By Joe Holmberg TFOY Selection Chairman The 956-acre Oak Basin Tree Farm, a family enterprise located south of Brownsville in the Coburg Hills, has been chosen as Linn County's Outstanding Tree Farm...

 

Water polo returns to Foster

Young athletes from across the western United States competed at the ninth annual TruWest Oregon Open Water Water Polo Tournament at Foster Lake from June 28 through June 30. In one girls match, San...

 

Sweet Home's Sleutel posts double-doubles in all-star series

Sweet Home's Adaira Sleutel capped her high school career by playing in the 2022 4A-3A-2A Senior Girls Basketball All-Star Series June 17-18 at Corban University in Salem. Sleutel's West team won the...

 

Sweet Home's U14 softball team hosts Junction City

Sweet Home's U14 softball team hosted Junction City Wednesday, May 29, losing 15-3. Coach Sandy Brown said her players were "exhausted" from activities earlier in the day and the performance was...

 

JBO Baseball

Sweet Home's National South Gold team faced off Thursday, June 30, against Lebanon. In the first photo, Wade Lawson zeroes in on the ball at the plate. In the second photo, Emmit Greer fields the...

 

Pascalar memorial service cancelled

The memorial service for former Sweet Home resident Bob Pascalar, who died May 21, 2022, which was scheduled for Sunday, July 10, has been cancelled. To see a full obituary for Mr. Pascalar, visit www.sweethomenews.com/story/2022/... Full story

 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021