Articles from the September 20, 2023 edition

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SHOCASE donates $7,000

At the Sept. 11 Sweet Home School District board meeting in the District Office, the Sweet Home Coalition for Artistic and Scholastic Enrichment (SHOCASE), donated $7,000 to the district for...


Thorpe steps down from OWA after 13 years

After serving for 13 years as Oregon Wrestling Association Chairman, Sweet Home High School wrestling coach Steve Thorpe is stepping down from that role. "I am going to focus on just coaching Sweet Ho...


City increases salaries of some department heads and managers

At the Sept. 12 Sweet Home city council meeting at City Hall, the council approved by a 6-1 vote a resolution increasing salary schedules for non-represented city employees. The utilities manager...


Paradise Coach owner plans for four food carts on property

On March 9, the house that was situated on Jeff Vanderpool's property, 1333 47th Avenue, which is also home to his business, Paradise Coach, burned down. Now only a gravel lot sits in its place. But...


Woman starts Small Town Big Heart Pull Tab Challenge

A retired nurse, 52-year-old Stephanie Lewis loves helping people. "That's just me. I like to do things like that," she says. When she first moved to town in 2019 there were 25 kids in her Quince...


Aaron Hegge named new Sweet Home Rotary Club president

Aaron Hegge is a name known in town because of the Farmers Insurance Aaron Hegge Agency on Main Street. Now the 39-year-old is also the president of the Sweet Home Rotary Club. He took over the role...

 By Alex Paul    News    September 20, 2023

Commissioners OK Crawfordsville property proposal

After more than an hour of deliberation Tuesday morning, Linn County Commissioners Roger Nyquist, Sherrie Sprenger and Will Tucker approved an application for a Comprehensive Plan Map and Zoning Map amendment that may lead to the development of 10...


Three injured in West Holley Road accident

Three Sweet Home people were transported to a hospital by medics as a result of a two-vehicle crash on 1st Avenue and West Holley Road on Monday morning. A Sweet Home Police Officer responded to the scene at 7:43 a.m. on Sept. 11. According to an...


Sweet Home football stifled by tough Cascade team

Sweet Home football got a rude awakening to what life's like in Special District 3 on Friday, losing 42-0 at home against an undefeated Cascade team in their first foray into league play this year....


Cross Country runners deliver PRs at Oregon City

Saturday was a hot day in more ways than one for Sweet Home's runners as they competed in the Oregon City Cross-Country Invitational at Oregon City High School. The girls and boys with varsity...


Boys soccer gives up two second half goals in loss to Siuslaw

The Sweet Home boys soccer team fell to 0-3-1 on the season with a 2-0 loss to Siuslaw/Mapleton at home on Thursday, Sept. 14. "We did a much better job defensively the first half and improved with ou...


Volleyball takes care of business against Gladstone

Sweet Home volleyball took care of business to advance to 5-2 in a 25-13, 25-15, 25-14 road win against a Gladstone team that is struggling this season at 1-6. “Our focus this week was to go out and beat teams,” Head Coach Mary Hutchins said....


Miersma too much for Sweet Home girls soccer

The Sweet Home girls soccer team fell to 0-4 on the season with a 7-0 loss on the road against Western Christian on Thursday, Sept. 14. Despite the result, Head Coach Ramiro Santana said it was the best game the Huskies have played this season....


Matt Crocker

Matt Crocker May 3, 1972 - July 26, 2023 We are extremely saddened to announce the death of Matthew Crocker on July 26, 2023. Matthew was born on May 3, 1972. He was a kind, sweet little boy. He went... Full story


Larry Gene Freeman

Larry Gene Freeman November 8, 1950 - September 12, 2023 Larry Gene Freeman, 72, of Sweet Home passed away, September 12, 2023. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. Full story


Robert Lee Thibedeau

Robert Lee Thibedeau August 17, 1931 - September 12, 2023 Viewing will be 11 am Saturday, September 23rd at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. Funeral service will follow at 12 pm. Burial with military honors will be at Gilliland Cemetery. Semi-formal... Full story


Around Town - September 20, 2023 Edition

Nurturing parenting class Family Tree Relief Nursery offers a free “Nurturing Parenting Class” from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays at 3111 S Main St. Transportation assistance and childcare is available. Dinner included. The program features activities... Full story


Public Safety - September 20, 2023 Edition

Sept 9 7:08 a.m - Dustin Childers, 30, of Sweet Home, was cited for not having a personal flotation device. 8:44 a.m - Bryce William McGowan, 39, was arrested on a Sweet Home Municipal Court warrant for second degree criminal mischief and driving... Full story


Circuit Court - September 20, 2023 Edition

Warrants are out on the following individuals: Calvin Alvin Ames, Samuel Frank Ayers, Brittany Chantel Coughran, Curtis Ray Daniel, Ashlee Dee Flanagan, Aaron Thomas Halvorson, Daniel Henry Johnson, Isaac Booker Justham, Noe Hernandez-Reyes, Michael... Full story


Real Estate - September 20, 2023 Edition

Following are Lebanon, Sweet Home and Brownsville area real estate transactions recorded with the county during August/September 2023. These are not properties for sale, and some transactions may represent a change of ownership within a family or... Full story


From Our Files - September 20, 2023 Edition

Sept. 20, 1973 Willamette Industries Logging Division office was burglarized. A portable Sony AM radio worth $25 was stolen along with a metal box containing an unknown number of stamps and $2.50 in... Full story


Fire behind Sweet Home Bi-Mart

The Sweet Home Police Department, Sweet Home Fire District and Oregon Department of Forestry all responded to a small brush fire just north of BiMart, 1980 Main St., on Sept. 21. Police assisted in... Full story


Michael Dale Lindley

Michael Dale Lindley, 72, of Lebanon died August 26, 2023. He was born on September 21, 1950 in Medford, OR to Kenneth Dale Lindley and Betty Jean Lindley (now Acaiturri). He moved to Sweet Home in... Full story


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