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Articles from the October 9, 2019 edition

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 By Sean C. Morgan    News    October 9, 2019

Test results up for grade schoolers

The number of elementary students showing proficiency in state math and language arts in the Sweet Home School District continued an ongoing upward trend overall, while at the junior high and high school level, the number showing proficiency...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    October 9, 2019

Music returning to grade schools, in a small way

For the first time since it was cut during the 1990s, the Sweet Home School District has an elementary vocal music program. The district has maintained a sixth-grade band program. In addition to the...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    October 9, 2019

Local artist's painting gets public's top pick at City Hall

Elda Miller won the People's Choice Award with her painting of a 1934 Roadster at the Grand Opening, Grand Art local art exhibit at City Hall. The exhibit coincided with the grand opening of the new...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    October 9, 2019

Temperature change presents challenges at SHJH

While construction continues at Sweet Home Junior High, the School District has had some trouble keeping classrooms warm as the weather changes. The district weathered some criticism over it via social media last week. Supt. Tom Yahraes said the...

 

British could offer lessons for Oregonians

Some folks are incredulous at rural Oregonians’ continuous defence of our right to bear arms. Left-wing politicians in this state and across the country tell us they don’t want to take our firearms, that we need reasonable gun regulation ...

 

Civility needed when in public

Editor: A couple of weeks ago a bunch of people and their gear were in the street, in the space between two parking spots along the curb across from the library. They wouldn’t move so people could back in and park there. Why should they have the...

 

Around Town Oct. 9, 2019

Drive less for chance to win Local residents can win prizes by finding ways to economize on their travel in the Get There Challenge for the Linn, Benton and Lincoln counties, which runs through Oct. 21. Participants are encouraged to get active,...

 

Public Safety Log Oct. 9, 2019

Oct. 7 3:43 a.m. - Veronica Sue Szuch, 23, arrested on Sweet Home warrant for failure to comply on original charge of second-degree theft, Lebanon Justice Court warrant for failure to appear on a citation and Albany warrant for failure to appear,...

 

Fire season officially ends Oct. 1, about 3 weeks early

The 2019 fire season officially ended Oct. 1 on all lands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry. The 923 wildfires on ODF-protected lands this year is about average. However, thanks to...

 

Husky boys struggle against Newport, Woodburn

Sweet Home came out flat against Newport last week, but showed strong improvement as they faced off against Woodburn, one of the toughest boys soccer teams in the state. The Huskies fell 10-0 at Newpo...

 

Sweet Home runners set PRs at Albany Harrier Classic

Sweet Home's cross-country runners got on a fast course for the first time Saturday at the 16th annual Harrier Classic in downtown Albany's Bryant Park. It showed. Nearly all the Huskies posted...

 

Cascade runs over depleted Huskies for 57-13 football win

Cascade came into its matchup with Sweet Home ranked eighth in the state and the Cougars demonstrated why, trouncing their visitors 57-13. Ethan Coffey, a 200-pound running back, led the Cougars to a...

 

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