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Articles from the August 28, 2019 edition

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Onetime SHHS star now head coach at University of Puget Sound

Of The New Era Lisa Brocard Kushiyama wasn't aiming to be a coach when she headed off to Linfield College in 2004 after a career at Sweet Home High School as a stand-out volleyball player and track...

 

Huskies volleyball under way

Sweet Home volleyball players drill during daily doubles Wednesday, Aug. 21, in the Main Gym. The Huskies, who won the league title last year with an undefeated record in the Oregon West Conference,...

 

Girls soccer gets on pitch

Isabel Sayer sprints to the ball ahead of, from left, Meagan Baham, Kailey James and Karolina Hernandez during girls socer practice Monday morning, Aug. 26. Below, Baham tries to move the ball past...

 

Huskies drill for football opener

Sweet Home varsity football players work on plays during daily doubles Wednesday morning, Aug. 21. Below, Coach Jay Horner works on technique with some of his defensive linemen. The football team...

 
 By Sarah Brown    News    August 28, 2019

Retired insect scientist finds new career in preserving bees

Of The New Era Rich Little says he has two favorite types of fairies – both with wings: the fairy bee and the fairy wasp. The fairy bee is about two millimeters (.07 inch) long, while the fairy...

 

Public Safety – August 28, 2019

Aug. 26 4:15 a.m. - Airel Shanea Kaping, 25, cited for driving while suspended and arrested on Sweet Home warrant for failure to comply on original charge of theft of lost or mislaid property, 2405...

 

Around Town – August 28, 2019

SH library public forums Wednesday The Sweet Home Public Library is hosting three community forums on Wednesday, Aug. 28, to collect public input for a needs assessment report. A consultant is conducting the needs assessment and will produce...

 

City Hall milestone should be start of something even bigger for SH

In our personal lives, milestones are often times we can look back on with pleasure – significant birthdays, getting a driver’s license, earning a diploma or certification, getting married, having kids. Milestones can represent the completion of...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 28, 2019

New SHHS Athletic Director Nate Tyler 'super excited' to return

Of The New Era It's been 20 years since Nate Tyler walked the gym floor at Sweet Home High School. He's back. Among a large percentage of new staff members who graduated from Sweet Home High School...

 

Theda Escobar

Theda Francine Pappin Escobar, 76, of Sweet Home, died Aug. 22, 2019, after a brief illness.  She was born Dec. 15, 1942 in Sweet Home, the daughter of Floyd, an Osage Indian, and Beatrice (Yandall)... Full story

 

Patricia Russell

Patricia Diane (Porria) Russell, 58, of Sweet Home, died July 19, 2019. She was born Feb. 25, 1961 in Martinez, Calif., to Edward Wilber Porria and Margrat Roberta (Carson) Porria. Mrs. Russell moved... Full story

 

Douglas Owen Kincaid

Former Crawfordsville/Sweet Home resident Douglas O. Kincaid passed away July 20, 2019 in Portland after battling lung cancer for a year. He was 67 years old. He was born Dec. 20, 1951, the third son of Stanley and Nila Kincaid. Doug graduated from S...

 

Death Notices – August 28, 2019

Mary Louise Irwin, 74, of Sweet Home died Aug. 20, 2019. A celebration of life will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, in the Fellowship Hall at the Sweet Home Christian Church, at the corner of 18th Avenue and Long Street. Friends and... Full story

 

Half of Sweet Home's 10 new teachers are returning alums

Ten new teachers will start the year with the Sweet Home School District next week along with one new administrator and a new district nurse. Five of them are Sweet Home School District alumni. ...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 28, 2019

SHHS auto shop on blocks – for now

Of The New Era Sweet Home High School will not have auto shop on its class schedule this school year. Principal Ralph Brown said that the program has not been year-round for some time, and wood shop...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 28, 2019

New City Hall open for business

Of The New Era The City of Sweet Home celebrated the opening of its new City Hall Friday afternoon. Following a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Sweet Home residents and visitors poured into the newly...

 

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