Articles from the August 2, 2023 edition

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 By Benny Westcott    News    August 2, 2023

SHFAD, ODF Tackle Twin Fires Near Residences

On Monday, July 24 at 8:02 p.m., Sweet Home Fire & ambulance District units were dispatched to a report of two fires in the northern area of the old mill site at 2210 Tamarack St. First arriving...

 By Benny Westcott    News    August 2, 2023

New Band Instructor Is Former SHHS band alum

The new band instructor at Sweet Home High School was most recently an English teacher at the school, but she brings 15 years of musical instruction experience to the role. Born and raised in Sweet Ho...

 By Benny Westcott    News    August 2, 2023

City Recognizes Sankey Park Improvement Project Donors

Saturday featured lots of activity at Sankey Park, with a Sankey Park Phase 2 Donor Celebration that also included the official naming of a portion of the park Graybill Plaza after longtime Sweet...

 By Sarah Brown    News    August 2, 2023

Local retired firefighter shares "salty" wisdom for recruits

Although technology and society are ever-evolving, one local firefighter has found that it's become increasingly necessary to explain to younger generations in his field that such things as...

 By Benny Westcott    News    August 2, 2023

Paint The Town Volunteers Honored at City Council Meeting

At the July 25 city council meeting at City Hall, councilors and staff honored volunteers who have helped with the Paint the Town project currently underway in Sweet Home. City Manager Kelcey Young...


Sweet Home's Evan Towry competes in U.S. Youth Soccer Regional Tournament

Class of 2023 Sweet Home graduate Evan Towry has hit the ground running in his post high school soccer career this summer. Towry, a four-year starter and three time All League Honorable Mention winner...


Young SH Hoopers Excel at Camp

Trent Harvey, an incoming ninth grade student at Sweet Home High School, was named MVP of the NBC Offensive Attack Basketball Camp, which took place from July 20-22 at George Fox University in...


Donald Hopkins

Donald Earl Hopkins was born to Donald S. and Dorothy Hopkins on December 31, 1936 in Toledo, Oregon. He joined his sister, Florence, growing up in the coastal mountain country between Newport and... Full story


Death Notices - August 2, 2023 Edition

Kinnon Ray Slaughter November 21, 1962 - July 25, 2023 Kinnon Ray Slaughter, 60, of Sweet Home, passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2023. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. Owen Lawrence Stalford April 17, 1940 -... Full story


Around Town - August 2, 2023 Edition

Arts Guild seeks auto photos Linn County Arts Guild invites local photographers to submit mounted, framed and ready-to-hang photos of automotive themes for its third annual Photo Show. Photos can be submitted beginning Tuesday, July 25, and the show...


Public Safety - August 2, 2023 Edition

July 24 10:01 a.m. - Christopher Hill, 23, of Idaho, arrested on warrant, for giving false information to police officer, 29800 block Santiam Terrace Road. Report taken. 10:36 a.m. - Electrical wire to a pump hose reported stolen from 43500 block...


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