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Articles from the December 18, 2019 edition

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RAIN score puts SH in middle for business climate

Corey Wright told the Sweet Home City Council recently that while the community still has a lot to do to grow economically, things are happening and the community is in a position to benefit from efforts to help local startup companies. Wright, a...

 

Rockfall closes Quartzville Road

A rockfall, discovered Friday morning, has closed Quartzville Road at Milepost 17. A Linn County Parks staffer discovered the blockage and reported it. Linn County Roadmaster Darren Lane said he is...

 

Driver in fatal crash pleads guilty

Robert Gene Mayfield of Sweet Home pleaded guilty Dec. 11 as part of an agreement in Linn County Circuit Court to charges of criminally negligent homicide and fourth-degree assault in connection to a crash that killed Neil Nightingale of Sweet Home...

 

Norovirus bug attracts news crews, prompts antiseptic use

Two confirmed cases of norovirus infections in Sweet Home schools prompted television news reporters to visit the community last week, a small number of parents to keep their children home from...

 

Home-grown toy business taking off for mom, daughter

What started as a home-based business producing crafts and monsters for kids has turned into a much more diverse enterprise and a full-time job for a Sweet Home woman and her daughter. Julie Wolfsong...

 

Vickie Laney

Jan. 11, 1944 – Dec. 11, 2019 Vickie Jean Laney, 75, of Sweet Home died Dec. 11, 2019. She was born Jan. 11, 1944 in Bell, Calif. to Robert Eugene and Barbara Mae (Jones) Quinn. She moved to Oregon...

 

Konnie Ochoa

May 2, 1946 – Dec. 11, 2019 Konnie Ann Ochoa, 73, of Sweet Home died Dec. 11, 2019. She was born May 2, 1946 in Redlands, Calif. to Richard and Virginia Ada (Peeden) Fitzgerald. She was born and...

 

Sharon Stanek

Jan. 31, 1939 – Dec. 8, 2019 Sharon Lee Stanek, 80, of Sweet Home died Dec. 8, 2019. She was born Jan. 31, 1939 in Wallace, Idaho to Wesley Franklin and Vera Maxine (DoverSpike) Barker. She married...

 

Shane Steinbacher

May 6, 1974 – Dec. 15, 2019 Shane J. Steinbacher, 45, of Sweet Home died Dec. 15, 2019. He was born May 6, 1974 in Lebanon to Robert and Kathy (Grissom) Steinbacher. Mr. Steinbacher was raised in...

 

Residents' votes being accepted in holiday lights contest

Local residents are encouraged to hop online and vote for one of 14 locations entered in the Chamber of Commerce's Great Light Fight, also known as the Sweet Home Light Decorating Contest. The...

 

What's news? What's not?

Covering news can be complicated in today’s world, in which much of the population is dialed in to constant stimulation and instant gratification. This, of course, has resulted in the development of multi-tasking skills as we traverse the terrain,...

 

Packed house at concert uplifting

Editor: What a treat to sit in the FULL high school auditorium Thursday night and listen to our amazing sixth grade, junior high and high school students!  I have attended many school programs and have never seen a packed house!  Kudos to the...

 

Around Town Dec. 18, 2019

‘Christmas Carol’ dramatic recitation Get into the spirit(s) of the season in “A Christmas Carol in Prose” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at the Sweet Home Public Library, 1101 13th Ave. Reader Ricki Birran will perform a dramatic...

 

Public Safety Log Dec. 18, 2019

Dec. 15 11:39 a.m. - Caller reported someone entered her vehicle and took items, 1200 block of Evergreen. Report taken. Loss valued at $600. 12:32 p.m. - Caller reported two dogs at large, 100 block of 10th. Dogs returned to owner. 4:51 p.m. -...

 

Sheriff's data: Number of crashes on Brush Creek no more than usual

While deputies continue to investigate a Nov. 16 crash that hospitalized a 17-year-old driver, the latest in several crashes, including a fatality, along Brush Creek Road this year, Linn County Sheriff’s Office data shows no significant increases...

 

Boys shake off loss to North Marion, win Harrisburg hoop tourney

After losing 70-60 to North Marion in a basketball matchup of Huskies versus Huskies, Sweet Home’s boys moved on to beat three teams straight to win the Eagle Booster Club Invitational tournament held in Harrisburg. The Huskies beat Toledo 61-58 Th...

 

Girls run basketball record to 4-1 with win over Tillamook

Sweet Home's girls basketball team started this week with its second win of the season over a fellow 4A Division team, Tillamook this time. The Huskies beat the Cheesemakers 45-27 Monday night at...

 

Sweet Home wrestlers sixth in 'big competition' at Rose City

Sweet Home's wrestlers placed sixth in the Rose City Classic, which drew 34 teams from Oregon and Washington last weekend. "I believe this was toughest Rose City Tournament we've ever wrestled ...

 

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