Articles from the August 30, 2023 edition

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 By Benny Westcott    News    August 30, 2023

Sea of orange greets Main Street motorists

Splashes of color have been hitting the Sweet Home streets for weeks now, thanks to the city's Paint The Town project being in full swing. But on Wednesday, August 23, Main Street motorists were also...

 By Benny Westcott    News    August 30, 2023

Councilor Sanchez volunteers to help Lahaina victims

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 By Benny Westcott    News    August 30, 2023

City's Paint The Town Project Over For Year

The city’s Paint The Town project wrapped up for the year in its official capacity this weekend, with volunteers helping to paint downtown buildings on Friday and Saturday. “This is the last...

 By Benny Westcott    News    August 30, 2023

Council approves financing contract for Willow/Yucca LID

At the Aug. 22 Sweet Home City Council meeting at City Hall, the council unanimously approved a special public works fund development project financing contract with the state of Oregon's...

 By Sarah Brown    News    August 30, 2023

District Turning Up The Volume On The Band Program

School band programs across the country have been lullabied to sleep for decades as economic hardships forced budget cuts in the education system, but the Sweet Home School District wants to bring harmony back to the local program. Longtime music...

 By Benny Westcott    News    August 30, 2023

Sunhee Hager watercolor works hit City Hall

The work of water colorist Sunhee Hager is the newest art adorning Sweet Home City Hall as part of the Sweet Home Oregon Coalition For Artistic & Scholastic Enrichment’s Art Show program. The...


Towry chooses Division II University of Illinois Springfi eld

Four-year Sweet Home High School soccer starting goalkeeper Evan Towry, who graduated this spring, is playing college soccer for Division II University of Illinois Springfield this fall. The Prairie Stars compete in the Great Lakes Valley...


Charles "Chuck" Adrian Lee JR.

Charles "Chuck" Adrian Lee Jr. passed away peacefully in his sleep on August 4, 2023, in his home in Sweet Home, Oregon, following a lifelong battle with Multiple Sclerosis. Charles was born to Roma... Full story


Curtis Lee House

May 6, 1933 - May 28, 2023. Curtis Lee House, 90, of Sweet Home, passed away May 28, 2023. He was born on May 6, 1933, to Lola (Fuller) and Marion House in Milburn, Oklahoma. He was in the Army stationed in Fort Lewis, Washington and Germany. Curtis... Full story


Linda Ann Armstrong

Jan. 5, 1963 - Aug. 18, 2023. Linda Ann Armstrong, 60, of Sweet Home passed away August 18, 2023. She was born on January 5, 1963, to Virginia (Gifford) and Gilbert Waters in Mount Vernon,... Full story


Cameron Michael Wark

Sep. 3, 1989 - Aug. 18, 2023. Cameron Michael Wark, 33, of Sweet Home passed away August 18, 2023. Known as son, brother, and friend, he was born September 3, 1989, in Lebanon. He was a certified... Full story


Joel William Applebaum

Mar. 13, 1993 - Aug. 23, 2023. Joel William Applebaum, 30, of Sweet Home passed away on Wednesday, August 23, 2023. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. Full story


Around Town - August 30, 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. The show will run Aug. 1 through Sept. 2 at 846 Main St. in... Full story


Public Safety - August 30, 2023 Edition

Aug. 21 7:43 a.m. - Caller reports male has been staying behind 7-Eleven, 2405 Main St. He has been urinating and defecating and caller would like him trespassed. Marcus Wesley Hesson, 51, cited and released on Sweet Home Municipal Court warrant for...


From Our Files - August 30, 2023 Edition

Aug. 30, 1973 Kitty Thornton's buffalo, Sally, got loose and roamed the streets in the middle of the night. It was corralled outside the city on 10th Avenue with the help of city police, state police...


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