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Articles from the August 19, 2004 edition

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 By Ron Bennett    Sports    August 19, 2004

Swayngim's 'Hard Luck' season

Sportsman, Super Sport & Outlaw Dirt Late Models Lebanon ? Aug. 14 The 21st race of the season saw Lebanon Outlaw driver Tory Swayngim end a 20 race winless streak as he scored his first 40 lap feature win of 2004 on Saturday night at Willamette...

 

Birthdays

Aug. 18: Leah Proctor, Leona Hopper, Walter Mulholland, Diane Lamb, Suzi Graville, Texas Driggs and Eddie Welty. Anniversary: Mr. and Mrs. Michael Miner. Aug. 19: Tanner Lee Lester, Emily Fineran, Logan Sharp, Diane Langdon, Traci Tack and Teresa... Full story

 
 By Ron Bennett    Sports    August 19, 2004

Gas Fumes

Eugene, Oregon Aug. 13 Seven Oregon drivers are currently ranked in the Western States Top 30 according to the latest Southwesternstockcar.com standings. This rankings system covers all Dirt Late Model tracks and associations between Eastern...

 

Blaz'n Angels third in Junction City tourney

Head Coach Steve Brock, assisted by Glen Gill and Mike Gregory, led the Blaz'n Angels to a third-place win at the Junction City Scandanavian Festival over the weekend. The Blaz'n Angels defeated Pro-Motion of Junction City 8-6 in its first outing...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 19, 2004

Radio program soon for Rep. Jeff Kropf

Rep. Jeff Kropf will begin airing a new radio talk show on Sept. 5. ?This really is an outgrowth of my work subbing in for Lars Larson on his show,? Rep. Kropf said. ?All of this happened by accident actually.? Rep. Kropf had never done radio before...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 19, 2004

Fire district celebrates Cascadia substation opening

Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District dedicated its new Cascadia Substation Saturday afternoon. Guests from the Sweet Home community showed up to look around and chat while Elmer Reimer barbecued...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 19, 2004

Jamboree crowds top 8,000 per day

Oregon Jamboree attendance was up around 26,000 to 27,000 for the weekend, according to Event Manager Peter LaPonte. At 8,000 to 9,000 per day, "I think we had more attendance this year than last...

 

Suspended driver injured in accident

An Idaho man was injured when his vehicle left Highway 20 and caught fire Wednesday night. Gary Zandofsky, 46, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, was headed east on Highway 20 when he apparently fell asleep,...

 

Letters to the Editor

Bush coverage wrong Editor: I was honored to be at Southridge High School on Friday and hear President Bush speak. He is a sincere man who speaks well and the honest and moral fiber show clearly. One woman said she knew he had served his time in the...

 

Back to school 2004 nears

Dist. 55 Superintendent School will be starting in a few weeks. This yearly ritual brings with it a mixture of feelings. It brings smiles to the faces of most parents, that is unless you are a kinderg...

 

Alaska's governor could give lessons

PRINCE OF WALES, ISLAND, ALASKA--Alaska Governor Frank Murkowski had few good words to say about Greenpeace activists who harassed the community of Petersburg last week. Perhaps, Oregon governor Ted... Full story

 

Sgt. Lanter receives air medal

Sgt. Jeffery S. Lanter recently received the Air Medal with bronze star. The award is for heroic achievement in aerial flight as a crewchief attached to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 364, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3d Marine Aircraft Wing, I...

 

Nicole Hampton to serve in Turkmenistan

Sweet Home resident Nicole Hampton has accepted a two-year assignment with the Peace Corps to serve as a health education volunteer in Turkmenistan. She is the daughter of Bill and Chris Hampton of Sweet Home. In her assignment, Hampton will work...

 

Celebrate 67 years

Earl and Frances Robertson of Sweet Home celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary with a trip to Reno, Nev. The couple was married July 30, 1937, in Stevenson, Wash. They have lived in Sweet Home since 1941. Earl retired from Sardine Creek Timber...

 

Volunteer of the Week

Don Burdine Don Burdine, 58, volunteers with the Oregon Jamboree and the Sweet Home Rodeo. ?I like working with the volunteers,? Burdine said. He enjoys panning for gold, fishing and camping. He is...

 

Obituaries

Edna A. Wright March 18, 1917-Aug. 6, 2004 Edna A. Wright, 87, formerly of Sweet Home died on Friday, Aug. 6, 2004 at Samaritan Heart of the Valley in Corvallis. She was born on March 18, 1917 in Ogden, Utah, the daughter of Thomas William and Eva...

 

Births

Aug. 3: Alexis Faye Daniels, born to Amy Jo (Jackson) Daniels and Clinton P. Daniels of Estacada at 9:50 p.m. Alexis weight 7 lbs. 7 oz. and was 19 æ inches long. Maternal grandparents are Timothy V. Jackson of Brownsville. Paternal grandparents... Full story

 

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