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Articles from the October 30, 2019 edition

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City staffers present plans for downtown

City staff last week outlined a multi-pronged approach to dealing with issues in the downtown area to make Sweet Home a more desirable place for people to live and businesses to locate. Staff made the presentation to the City Council during its...

 

Traffic data: Speeders not common on 1st Avenue, Airport

According to statistics gathered by new electronic speed limit signs on Airport Road and 1st Avenue, 95 percent of drivers drive no more than 5 mph over the speed limit. The vast majority of drivers...

 

Local accountant Steve Hanscam calls it quits after nearly four decades

After nearly 40 years in business as an accountant on Main Street, Steve Hanscam has put away his calculator and paperwork and retired. He officially retired Aug. 31 at age 64 after finishing up the...

 

Karen Ann Bradley

April 19, 1946 - October 26, 2019 Karen Ann Bradley, 73, of Albany, formerly of Sweet Home passed away Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. She was born April 19, 1946 in International Falls, Minn. to Charles...

 

Progress in works for Sweet Home?

Things are happening in Sweet Home. For years we’ve heard the angst, the complaints that downtown Sweet Home has problems. Empty, blighted commercial buildings. Vagrancy. Tourists who tend to roll on by in their RV’s, headed to the mountains...

 

Around Town Oct. 30, 2019

Wreaths on sale for scholarships PEO Chapter FA of Sweet Home is taking orders for fresh green wreaths with bows through Nov. 8. Cost is $20 each, payable with order. Wreaths may be picked up Dec. 2-7. Profits go to college scholarships for local...

 
 By Sarah Brown    News    October 30, 2019

Local couple finds excellent retirement occupation in art

Everybody has talents in one way or another, and it is a gift from the Lord. That's how Sweet Home resident Elda Miller explains her artistic ability, which recently was recognized with a People's Cho...

 

Public Safety Log Oct. 30, 2019

Oct. 28 3:50 a.m. - Joseph Aldor Dunham, 41, arrested on Sweet Home warrant for second-degree criminal trespass, Lebanon. Oct. 27 9:50 a.m. - Betty Joline Banta, 45, cited for dog at large. Caller had reported finding a stray husky-type dog, 1900...

 

Traffic stop in Albany results in discovery of 28 pounds of pot in vehicle

A California man, arrested Sunday night by Linn County Sheriff's deputies after a traffic stop, was charged with unlawful transportation of marijuana after the discovery of 28 pounds of marijuana in...

 

Timely win over Newport lands Huskies football playoff game

It hasn't been a great season for Sweet Home's football team. There was that disappointing loss to Sisters. Then another to Stayton. But when push came to shove, the Huskies held firm to outlast Newpo...

 

Coach: Young Huskies continue to make strides in soccer losses

Showing improvement across the field, Sweet Home's boys lost to Cascade 8-0 on the road Oct. 22 and Sisters 4-1 at home Thursday, Oct. 24, in soccer. While Cascade scored four goals in the first...

 

Girls lose twice in soccer, to Cascade and Sisters

Sweet Home lost 2-1 at home against Cascade Oct. 22 and 3-1 at Sisters Thursday, Oct. 24, in girls soccer. Cascade scored twice in the first half of the game, while Esther Ramsey scored for the...

 

Huskies get final tune-up before XC districts

In its final tune-up for the district cross-country competition, Sweet Home found itself on a brand new course Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Creekside Golf Course in Keizer. Traditionally, the Huskies...

 

Spikers set for playoffs

Sweet Home’s volleyball team suffered its first league loss of the season 3-2, on Monday, Oct. 21, at Sisters, which tied the teams for the league title. The Huskies enter the state playoffs as the third-seeded team, behind the No. 2 Outlaws and...

 

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