Articles from the October 11, 2023 edition

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 By Sarah Brown    News    October 11, 2023

Fitzpatrick unlocks key to the city during annual Sweet Home Harvest Festival

Clouds parted and the sky stopped crying just in time to invite visitors at the 17th annual Harvest Festival to enjoy a warm climate, good food and fun entertainment at Sankey Park on Saturday, Oct.... Full story

 By Sarah Brown    News    October 11, 2023

Drawdown results in thousands of dead fish

Thousands of dead juvenile fish started showing up below Green Peter Dam this weekend, causing concern among recreationists who saw the carcasses floating downstream and gathering in clumps along shor...

 By Sarah Brown    News    October 11, 2023

Corps studies need for hydropower

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is undergoing multiple studies to evaluate and improve conditions for ESA-listed fish across the Willamette Basin. In September, the USACE held...


Two accidents, one scene

One fender-bender led to another Sunday night on Highway 20 near milepost 26. Oregon State Police say the first crash happened at about 7:30 p.m. when 43-year-old Sweet Home resident Kimberley Brock...

 By Sarah Brown    News    October 11, 2023

Seeing double throughout the district

The New Era recently posted a photo on Facebook from one of its 1973 issues of four sets of twins attending Foster Elementary School that year. Well this year Hawthorne Elementary blew that number...

 By Sarah Brown    News    October 11, 2023

Details highlight new art exhibit at City Hall

Deb Brock's pencil and pastels artwork is now on display at Sweet Home City Hall as part of the Sweet Home Oregon Coalition For Artistic & Scholastic Enrichment's Art Show program. Her show,...

 By Sky Chappell    News    October 11, 2023

Man found not guilty in stabbing case

A Sweet Home man was found not guilty for attempted murder after an altercation that occurred at a Lebanon trailer park on March 22, 2023. Arrested that evening, Derrek Leo Reynolds, 55, was charged with felony counts of second degree attempted murde...


Homecoming heartbreak for Huskies football

Homecoming heartbreak hit the Sweet Home football team after losing 41-7 against #10 Junction City. Head Coach Ryan Adams told The New Era that the team went into the game excited, knowing they'd be r...


Back to back wins for volleyball

Growth and perseverance are the name of the game for Sweet Home Volleyball as they nabbed back to back wins against North Marion and Stayton. Head Coach Mary Hutchins said it took some time to build s...


Health Issues, heat hinder huskies XC

Despite some health challenges that prevented many of the Huskies from running, Sweet Home’s cross-country teams competed in the Paul Mariman Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 7, at Philomath. The race has been a constant on the Huskies’ schedule...


Around Town - October 11, 2023 Edition

Art Show (Deb Brock) - Sweet Home City Hall Reflections on the West features finely-detailed studies of western culture, seen in such subject matters as buffalo, cowboys and Native Americans. A reception will be held on Thursday, Oct. 12, at 4 p.m.,...


Public Safety - October 11, 2023 Edition

Oct. 2 1:51 p.m - Christopher Kaufman, 33 was arrested for second degree criminal trespass, and giving false information to a police officer. Tanise Ebert, 33, was arrested for second degree criminal trespass. Oct. 3 11:19 a.m - Caller reported...


Circuit Court - October 11, 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...


From Our File - October 11, 2023 Edition

Oct. 11, 1973 On a motion by sometimes-smoker Betty Dedman, the Sweet Home School Board banned all smoking in the meeting room with the specification that a 10 minute break be called and a room be...


Robert William Leever

Robert William Leever December 29, 1967 - October 1, 2023 Robert William Leever, 55, of Lebanon passed away, October 1, 2023. He was born December 29, 1967 to George Robert and Barbara Ann (Huzil)... Full story


Joseph Clayton Ginn

Joseph Clayton Ginn May 1, 1962 - September 28, 2023 Joseph Clayton Ginn, 61, of Sweet Home passed away, September 28, 2023. Joe was born in Port Townsend, Washington on May 1, 1962 to Jimmie Ray and... Full story


Charles Fredrick Deffenbaugh Sr.

Charles Fredrick Deffenbaugh Sr. January 11, 1930 - October 3, 2023 Charles Fredrick Deffenbaugh Sr., 93, of Sweet Home passed away October 3, 2023. He was born on January 11, 1930, to James and... Full story


Neal Jay Smith

Neal Jay Smith November 15, 1941 - October 3, 2023 Neal Jay Smith, 81, of Sweet Home passed away October 3, 2023. He was born on November 15, 1941 to James and Florence (Worley) Smith in Tacoma,... Full story


Deborah Jo Warren

Deborah Jo Warren November 4, 1959 - October 4, 2023 Deborah Jo Warren was born November 4th 1959 in Inglewood, California to William Murphy and Patricia Dee Seeley. Deborah went home to be with the... Full story


Frederick Garrett Honeywell

Frederick Garrett Honeywell December 5, 1945 - September 29, 2023 Fred Honeywell, 77, went to be with his Lord and Savior Friday, September 29, 2023. Fred was born in Wright City, Oklahoma, December... Full story


Sharon Meichtry Stafford Everhart

Sharon Meichtry Stafford Everhart July 30, 1945 - September 15, 2023 Sharon Meichtry Stafford Everhart, 78, of Tililamok, (previous resident of Sweet Home) passed away September 15, 2023. The celebration of life will be held at a later date. Call... Full story


Dennis Harvey Slyter

Dennis Harvey Slyter September 18, 1944 -October 1, 2023 Dennis Harvey Slyter, 79, of Albany passed away, October 1, 2023. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. Full story


Joseph Irvin Glasscock

Joseph Irvin Glasscock July 7, 1949 - September 11, 2023 A memorial service will be held at Cornerstone Fellowship Church on Saturday, October 14th at 2 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Disabled American Veterans.... Full story


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