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Articles from the August 21, 2019 edition

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 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 21, 2019

A Real Head-Turner

It may be just a rat rod, but the Resurgence is definitely a one-of-a-kind looker that turns heads. The car, which looks like it belongs in an urban "Mad Max" movie, expresses a steampunk elegance...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 21, 2019

3 options on table for city waste, water treatment

The Sweet Home City Council will meet in an upcoming work session to discuss options for operation of the city's water and wastewater treatment plants. The city turned over the operation of the...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 21, 2019

Cutting of trail trees prompts outcry from users

The removal of Douglas fir trees along the South Hills Trail last week has prompted some unhappiness for some people who use the trail. The removal, by the city, came on advice from a consultant...

 

Janice Borden

Sept. 13, 1946 – Aug. 1, 2019 Janice Borden, 72, of Sweet Home died Aug. 1, 2019. She was born Sept. 13, 1946 in Monroe, Wis. to Theodore and Betty (McKibben) Meichtry.  She moved to Sweet Home,...

 

Donald Lyle Wimer

Dec. 4, 1930 - Aug. 14, 2019 Donald Lyle Wimer passed away on Aug. 14, 2019. He was born in Coquille to Lyle and Pearl (Stonecypher) Wimer on Dec. 4, 1930. He grew up the son of a gypo logger and live...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 21, 2019

City plans forums to get input from public on library

The Sweet Home Public Library will host three community forums on Wednesday, Aug. 28, to solicit public input for a needs assessment report. FFA Architecture and Interiors is conducting the needs asse...

 

Thanks for church's local family support

Editor: I would like to say how thankful I am for the support of the families of Sweet Home that is given by Freedom Hill Church on Main Street For many years they have hosted the Collaborative Problem Solving/Parenting Today Forward classes and...

 

Left, right-wingers need a mediator

Editor: I am willing to look the fool in hope that what I say might have some effect in this highly polarized country. Please allow me to ramble for a few paragraphs. What I am about to say is not an affront to the person, but to make a point. Ms....

 

City needs better communication

Editor: The South Hills Trail is a place in Sweet Home that many people value and enjoy regularly. In January, approximately a dozen trees fell on and across the trail. Instead of eliminating only the downed trees, a unilateral decision was made to...

 

Around Town Aug. 21, 2019

Free sports clinic offers kids care Samaritan Sweet Home Physical Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine offers a free sports medicine clinic for student athletes who have recently sustained a sports injury. Physical therapists at the clinic will assess...

 

Public Safety Log Aug. 21, 2019

Aug. 19 2:54 a.m. - Deputies responded to a motor home blocking the roadway, 27100 block of High Deck. With the assistance of numerous loggers and truck drivers, they moved the motor home from the...

 

Organizers: Health fair draws more vendors, bigger crowds

The fourth annual community Health Fair in Sweet Home drew more people and featured more vendors than last year, organizer Bob Dalton said. Plus, he said, "We had the audience we've been trying to...

 

SH resident facing child porn charge

The Linn County District Attorney has filed a charge of attempted use of a child in a display of sexually explicit conduct against Lawrence Glenn Mahlberg, 55, of Sweet Home. Mahlberg was arrested by...

 

12th Avenue bust results in six arrests on variety of drug charges

The Sweet Home Police Department Aug. 14 arrested six persons after serving a narcotics-related search warrant at 1951 12th Ave. at 8:30 a.m. During the investigation, police encountered six adults...

 

Fire danger back to 'high' with looming warm temps

Oregon Department of Forestry increased designated the fire danger level as “high” Monday morning, Aug. 19, increasing from “medium.” Temperature and moisture conditions led to the increase, said Sweet Home Unit Forester Craig Pettinger....

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 21, 2019

County closes Willamette Speedway, pending required repairs

Linn County shut down Willamette Speedway last week for not complying with fire, life and safety requirements, according to County Commissioner Will Tucker. "People need to get permits to do certain...

 

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