Articles from the July 26, 2023 edition

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 By Benny Westcott    News    July 26, 2023

Gambler 500 Rolls Through Sweet Home

People who spent at least a modest amount of time around Sweet Home's Main Street on Friday, July 14, probably heard hoots and hollers from passing motorists and witnessed those same drivers having...

 By Benny Westcott    News    July 26, 2023

Local Artists Showcased at City Hall

Sweet Home residents had the opportunity to look at art from local talent Aliyah Weaver and hear piano music played by Luke Rice at an art reception for Weaver's work at City Hall on Thursday, July...

 By Benny Westcott    News    July 26, 2023

Klumph and Wright Named SHHS Freshmen of the Year

Cannon Klumph and Selah Wright have been named this year's Sweet Home High School Freshmen of the Year. The award is decided by SHHS staff members based on academic achievement, extracurricular...

 By Sarah Brown    News    July 26, 2023

Volunteers Needed to Deliver Nourishment and Compassion

Jean Kuhns, a delivery driver for Meals on Wheels (MOW), knocks on a door and is greeted by two big dogs who have become familiar with her regular visits. She hands a sealed hot food tray to the man a...

 By Roberta McKern    News    July 26, 2023

Memories of a sawmill man part II

In our last article we began following the memories of Lynn Rice as he focused on recalling sawmills in the East Linn area in a 2005 interview. Two volunteers from the Museum had been told to contact...

 By Benny Westcott    Sports    July 26, 2023

Sweet Home wrestlers compete in Fargo North Dakota

Five Sweet Home High School athletes competed at the 2023 USA Wrestling Junior and 16U National Championships at the FargoDome in Fargo, N.D., which took place July 14-22. Rising sophomore Bailey...

 By Benny Westcott    News    July 26, 2023

Rollover crash on North River Drive

At 7:39 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, Linn County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a motor vehicle crash in the area of Marks Ridge and North River drive. Eric McAllister, 32, of Albany, was...


Around Town 7/26/23 Edition

Red Cross needs blood donations The American Red Cross has collected about 50,000 fewer blood donations than needed over the last two months. Donors are asked to make an appointment to give blood or platelets now to avoid a looming blood shortage....


Public Safety 7/26/23 Edition

July 17 8:23 a.m. - Deputy spotted gun safe that was cut open and empty in area of Whiskey Butte/Wiley Creek drives. Unknown what contents were or who owner is. Report taken. 9:49 a.m. - Bob Davis, age not listed, of Sweet Home, cited for operating...


Marilyn Brannon

On July 7, 2023, long-time Lebanon resident Marilyn F. Brannon peacefully but suddenly passed away in her sleep at her home in Puyallup, Wash. at the age of 90. Marilyn Miller was born on Dec. 18,... Full story


Florence Bailey

June 12, 1923 - July 13, 2023 Florence Caroline Elizabeth (Fischer) Bailey, 100, of Foster, died July 13, 2023. She was born June 12, 1923 in Sandy to William and Mae (McFarland) Fischer. Mrs.... Full story


FROM OUR FILES 7/26/23 Edition

July 26, 1973 Arlo Gustaf Nordendahl died after falling off a 25-foot cliff in Cascadia State Park. Early investigation revealed Nordendahl was "horseplaying" with Harold F. Maier on a bluff when...


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