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Articles from the October 2, 2019 edition

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 By Scott Swanson    News    October 2, 2019

'Exclusion' law stirs debate as councilors take another look

A possibiltiy of an "exclusion ordinance" banning troublemakers from the downtown area stirred vigorous discussion Tuesday, Sept. 24, as the City Council took another look at the proposal. The...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    October 2, 2019

Taking a cue from local history, radiator firm spreads, gets love with $2 bills

More than 40 years ago, local mill owner Amos Horner made a point of doing business using the rare $2 bill. That story inspired Radiator Supply House, over the past couple of years to create a...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    October 2, 2019

Linn Shuttle gets new bus, adds routes

Linn Shuttle put a new bus into service last week, bringing its total number of propane-fueled buses to five, and signaling an accompanying increase in the shuttle routes between Sweet Home and...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    October 2, 2019

Farmers market: Vagrants' activities killing business

Mayor Greg Mahler told city staff and the City Council last week that the city needs to take some kind of action to solve problems related to the homeless and others who have been hanging around the...

 

Laura Clemens

Nov. 8, 1939 - Sept. 19, 2019 Laura Clemens, 79, formerly of Sweet Home, died Sept. 19, 2019 in Dallas. She was born Nov. 8, 1939 in Dallas, the daughter of Glen and Vivian Crowley McCoy. She attended Rickreall Grade School and graduated from Dallas...

 

Lloyd Mutinsky

Feb. 10, 1938 – Sept. 28, 2019 Lloyd Edward Mutinsky, 81, of Sweet Home died Sept. 28, 2019 at an Albany nursing home. He was born Feb. 10, 1938 in Chicago, Ill., the son of Edward J. and Helen Rosemary (Svarc) Mutinsky. He moved from Chicago in...

 

Dennis Speck

May 3, 1932 – Sept. 22, 2019 Dennis Wayne Speck, 87, of Sweet Home died Sept. 22, 2019. He was born May 3, 1932 in Rufe, Okla. to Carl and Mae (Hudson) Speck.  He served two years in the United...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    October 2, 2019

Old City Hall to be anchor for Haunted House Ghost Tour

Ghosts from the past will appear in Sweet Home this month. Drawn from Sweet Home history, various personalities will come to life in a Haunted House Ghost Tour that will focus on the old City Hall. The historical ghosts will be joined by other scary...

 

Potential ban on vaping makes no sense

Imagine, for a moment. (This shouldn’t be hard because it actually happened a couple of years ago.) The United States suffers an outbreak of salmonella. It’s tied to spinach. Fresh spinach leaves are yanked from all grocery store shelves. But if...

 

Current politics a real nightmare

Editor: Impeach President Trump. Impeach Justice Kavanaugh. Why? Because the Democrats lost the election and because the new justice doesn’t think killing babies is health care. Hillary Clinton demands impeachment. She’s lucky she’s not doing...

 
 By Scott Swanson    News    October 2, 2019

Councilors divided over scope, need for 'livability' ordinance

The question of whether Sweet Home should try to do something about rathole rentals led to extensive discussion by the City Council at its Sept. 24 meeting. The issue has been on the council’s radar since 2016, and it reappeared in late August,...

 
 By Scott Swanson    News    October 2, 2019

Council fast-tracks changes to codes

City Council members took steps at their Sept. 24 meeting to fast-track approval of changes to the city’s Zoning Ordinance that have been approved and recommended by the Planning Commission. Planning commissioners held a work session on June 3 to...

 

Around Town Oct. 1, 2019

Coffee With a Cop early Wednesday Get to know your local police officers better at Coffee With a Cop, from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, at Sugar Vibes, 1302 13th Ave. There’s no agenda, just a chance to enjoy some coffee, and maybe a donut, and...

 

Public Safety Log Oct. 1, 2019

Sept. 30 12:12 p.m. - Austyn Mitchell Lee Clark, 25, arrested for misdemeanor driving while suspended and cited for driving uninsured, 2405 Main St, 7-Eleven. 2:35 p.m. - Austyn Mitchell Lee Clark, 25, arrested for driving under the influence,...

 
 By Scott Swanson    News    October 2, 2019

Council hears timelines for water/sewer operations options

City Council members reviewed options for possible changes in management of the city’s Water and Wastewater Treatment facilities at their Sept. 24 meeting. Public Works Director Greg Springman presented three options for the council to consider:...

 

Despite 'squishy' conditions, Husky cross-country runners setting PRs

Sweet Home's veteran cross-country runners are better than they were last year at this time – and they haven't been on a fast course yet, Coach Kambria Schumacher said Monday. The Huskies competed...

 

Girls move up in league soccer standings after win over Cascade, tie with Sisters

The girls soccer team snatched a 1-0 win at Cascade and then tied Sisters 1-1 at home last week. "It was scary," said Coach Ramiro Santana. "We had our moments one way then the other way. We won again...

 

Lack of speed, execution cost Huskies in boys soccer losses

Sweet Home lost at home 12-0 to Cascade Sept. 24 and then on the road 7-0 to Sisters on Thursday in boys soccer. Cascade “was a little bit better than we expected them to be,” said Coach Eric Stutzer. The Cougars had a coaching change that change...

 

Energized Sisters takes down Huskies, 32-8

Coming off a competitive win over Phoenix, after facing two of the state’s best teams, Sweet Home’s football team got a reality check Friday night in a 32-8 losss at Sisters. “I think we kind of came in and overlooked Sisters,” Coach Dustin...

 

Sweet Home closes out perfect first half of league volleyball season

After falling to Valley Catholic the previous Saturday, Sept. 21, for their first loss of the volleyball season, Sweet Home went back to work last week, scoring a 3-0 win over an inexperienced...

 

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