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Ice cream shop's 'humble' opening draws a crowd Saturday

Henry and Mollie Wolthuis held a "humble grand opening" Saturday morning, Nov. 3, for their new Fire Haus Ice Cream Shop. The business brings Henry Wolthuis, a retired dentist who operated his office...

 

Susan Coleman leads winners in City Council election; Rachel Kittson-Maqatish elected judge

Four Sweet Home City Council members were elected Tuesday, Nov. 6, and local voters gave a big thumbs up to funding the community swimming pool for another five years. Statewide, Gov. Kate Brown held off challenger Knute Beuhler with 49.57 percent...

 
 By Sarah Brown    News    November 7, 2018

'Most beautiful' Capitol Christmas starts journey to Washington D.C.

Deep in the Willamette National Forest but only 30 miles from the heart of Sweet Home, a caravan of vehicles wound its way Friday morning, Nov. 2, along a muddy road that led to the secret location...

 

Dorothy 'Dot' Lemmer

April 27, 1942 - Nov. 1, 2018 Dorothy "Dot" Lemmer passed away on Nov. 1, 2018 in Eugene, Ore.  She was born on April 27, 1942 in Bandon, Ore. to Gladys and Carl Evans.  She graduated from high...

 

Carol Brewer

Jan. 15, 1939 – Nov. 4, 2018 Carol R. Brewer, 79, of Sweet Home died Nov. 4, 2018. She was born Jan. 15, 1939 in Cedardale, Okla. to Wiley and Jennie (Harris) Brewer. Ms. Brewer was a cook at...

 

Evelyn Fagan

May 15, 1941 – Oct. 31, 2018 Evelyn Ardith Fagan, 77, of Sweet Home died Oct. 31, 2018. She was born May 15, 1941 in Lebanon to Amos Jackson and Edith Jewel (Nothiger) Crockett.  She grew up in...

 

Russell Pye

March 7, 1944 – Oct. 28, 2018 Russell “Russ” A. Pye, 74, of Sweet Home, died Oct. 28, 2018. He was born March 7, 1944 in Portland to Archibald and Charollette (Hanson) Pye. He moved from the Portland area to Sweet Home in 2003.  Mr. Pye was a...

 

Search for elusive ornament gets up close and personal in Sweet Home forest

This whole Capitol Christmas Tree story has been pretty impressive and it’s nice to see the community responding to what will likely be something that won’t happen again in our lifetime. When we got started with this thing, I have to admit I was...

 

Republicans driving planet over edge

Editor: Republican leadership is not concerned at all for the impending climate catastrophe threatening our nation and the planet. In fact, as of August, the latest opinion from Trump and the 100+ corporate lobbyist/CEOs installed in his...

 

Pedestrians need to be very visible

Editor: Pedestrians, please wear bright colored or reflective clothes when you are out and about at night, especially if you are going to be crossing the highway. Make sure oncoming vehicles can see you; if not, wait until they pass. Drivers cannot...

 

Around Town Nov. 7, 2018

Learn about India at B’ville library Brownsville Community Library presents India’s fabled Rajasthan at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at 146 Spaulding Ave. Travel photographer Donald Lyon will make India come alive with a slide show and talk on Rajast...

 

Public Safety Log Nov. 7, 2018

Nov. 4 4:06 p.m. - Joshua Dawson arrested on a warrant for probation violation, 40100 block of Highway 228. Nov. 3 6:23 a.m. - Caller reported a burglary, 26000 block of 2nd, Crawfordsville. Report taken. Nov. 2 5:41 a.m. - Keith Newsome, 34, and...

 

Chase in the Night

Sweet Home police pursue a vehicle at a low speed in the 1200 block of Main Street. Police followed the vehicle to Port Drive where they arrested Earl Ryan Dodge, 24, for a restraining order...

 

SHPD pondering problem of rising break-ins, thefts from cars

The total number of car prowls reported in October in Sweet Home was nearly one-fifth of the five-year annual average of reported thefts from vehicles. Sweet Home Police Department received 12 reports of unauthorized entry into motor vehicles and...

 

Volleyball team finishes head-turning season with fifth place at state

Sweet Home's volleyball team finished its season Saturday with fifth-place at the state tournament after beating Junction City 3-1 Friday to reach the semifinals. The Huskies finished the season...

 
 By Jason Casey    Sports    November 7, 2018

Hart's first trip to state XC ends with injury

Jessy Hart's sophomore season ended with a bad turn in her first outing at the state cross-country championships Saturday at Lane Community College, spraining an ankle midway through the race. Hart...

 

Huskies' football run ends against strong Marist team

Sweet Home's football season ended Friday night, Nov. 2, pretty much the same way it started: with a loss to Marist. Coach Dustin Nichol was hoping, going into the game, that his Huskies would improve...

 

Rising property values translate into rising taxes

Property values across Linn County increased by 11 percent for real market and 4 percent for assessed values, driving up property tax bills and decreasing property tax compression, according to the county’s assessment information released in...

 

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