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Articles from the August 29, 2018 edition

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 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 29, 2018

Kindergarten Boot Camp

Oak Heights kindergarteners and their teachers got a jump on the new school year in Kindergarten Boot Camp. The program was held over the past two weeks, with this week off for in-service. "It got...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 29, 2018

Interest in CEIP program rising in SH

The Sweet Home business community is taking advantage of the city’s new Commercial Exterior Improvement Program. “We made personal contact with 111 businesses,” said Ray Towry, adding that four have responded with applications. “We don’t...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 29, 2018

Home stretch rounding into sight for Capitol Christmas Tree

Christmas in Sweet Home is coming early this year, with a day-long celebration and parade Nov. 9 to cap off Christmas All Year Round process of locating and delivering the nation's Capitol Christmas...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 29, 2018

Fire officials stay on high alert following first rain in 71 days

While mild weather and a little rain dropped the fire danger from "extreme" to "high" over the weekend, the Willamette National Forest has banned all campfires. Thus far, the Sweet Home area has...

 

Ronald Ford 

Oct. 2, 1965 - Aug. 20, 2018 Ronald (Ronnie) Cleve Ford, 52, of Sweet Home died Aug. 20, 2018. He was born Oct. 2, 1965 in Yuma, Ariz., to Bo and Dorothy Ford. He moved to Sweet Home in 1996. Mr....

 

Ronald Northern

Oct. 6, 1957 – Aug. 24, 2018 Ronald Lane Northern, 60, of Sweet Home died Aug. 24, 2018. He was born Oct. 6, 1957 in Linn County to Ray and Vernice (Day) Northern.  He loved logging, hunting,...

 

After many 'temporary' posts, Valloni now official

Dominic Valloni is the new maintenance superintendent with the Sweet Home Public Works Department. He had been working since February in an acting capacity until the position was restored permanently...

 

CCC veterans evidence value of productivity

I should begin by admitting I’m not a big fan of government social programs, which typically, in my view, are sadly wasteful of tax dollars and generally not very effective in solving problems. But I’ve always been impressed by the Civilian...

 

Money speaking louder than law

Editor: Regarding your front-page article (Aug. 22) on how out of control the production and distribution of marijuana in the State of Oregon is, how legality is not the issue. Enforcement of legal laws is. Dr. Wolthuis, in a (Aug. 22) letter to the...

 

Around Town Aug. 29, 2018

Last movie night Friday at church The Sweet Home Mennonite and River of Life churches will hold their final movie night of the summer at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, at 1266 44th Ave. There will free food and drinks each night as well as a free...

 
 By Sarah Brown    News    August 29, 2018

Metal work provides expression, occupation for local artist

When Lawrence Paquin gets bored, he can be found in his garage, welding bronze to copper, painting metal with colorful consideration, and pounding his work while sitting on the ground "like a...

 

Public Safety Log Aug. 29, 2018

Aug. 26 2:09 a.m. - Rondel Allen Adams, 27, arrested on a Sweet Home warrant for failure to appear on original charge of driving while suspended, Highway 20 and Pleasant Valley. During the traffic stop, a drug detection dog alerted to the vehicle. Po...

 

New season brings changes to high school football landscape

High school football in Oregon has undergone some significant changes in the last year, courtesy of the Football Ad Hoc Committee established by the Oregon School Athletics Association Executive Board to address problems such as declining...

 

As new Athletic Director Looney takes helm, new conference awaits Huskies

Mark Looney takes over as athletic director at Sweet Home High School at a significant juncture in Husky history: entry into a new league that presents some unique challenges. Looney, who has served a...

 

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