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Articles from the December 21, 2022 edition

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Homeless center work continues

Work continues on the Family Assistance and Resource Center's (FAC) managed outreach and community resource facility on a land parcel east of Bi-Mart following its oversight committee's initially...

 

Police officer discusses K9 program with council

Sweet Home Police Department Officer Brian Prather on Tuesday, Dec. 13, gave a presentation to the City Council on the department's K9 program. "Patrol canines are mostly described in general as b...

 

Linn S&R member helps rescue stranded family

A Salem man and five friends rescued a family of five and a dog on Dec. 5, a day after they were stranded in several feet of snow while searching for a Christmas tree near Forest Road 46 in Marion...

 

Dallas Allee Jr.

Dallas "Jack" Clinton Allee Jr., 76, of Sweet Home, died Dec. 8, 2022. He was born April 6, 1946, in Nopeming, Minn., to Dallas C. and Cecilia (Maloney) Allee. He was 4 years old when he and his... Full story

 

Timmy Sharp

Timmy Richard "Tim" Sharp, 61, of Sweet Home, died Dec. 9, 2022. He was born June 26, 1961, in Eugene to Harold and Jean Sharp, the seventh of nine children. He lived many places throughout Oregon... Full story

 

Death Notices (Dec. 21, 2022)

Manuel Coelho Sr., 93, of Sweet Home, died Dec. 17, 2022. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. For updated information, visit www.sweethomefuneral.com. Janice W. Daniels, 81, of Lebanon, died Dec. 13, 2022. Huston-Jost Funeral... Full story

 

Oh, hear the angel voices: Second-graders write letters to Santa

Here are letters to Santa composed by local second-graders in the classes listed. As is our custom, they are reproduced here without editing. FOSTER SCHOOL Brittany Brownell's Second-Grade Class...

 

Notes from the Newsroom: In often disappointing world, holiday denotes hope

Wow, hard to believe it’s already that time of year. Light displays, colorful decorations, evergreen boughs and trees, delicious treats, the Christmas spirit. I particularly enjoy hearing some of the old Christmas carols at this time of the...

 

Letter: Appreciation for local doctor's help (Dec. 21, 2022)

Editor: My biggest thank you has to go to Dr. Sam Milstein of Ridgeway Health. Sweet Home is just coming to realize how fortunate we are to have Ridgeway Health in town. Having practiced veterinary medicine in Sweet Home for over 40 years, I always j...

 

Letter: Cat letter prompts (belated) response (Dec. 21, 2022)

Editor: On Oct. 26, your paper published an intriguing letter on the general issue of how awful cats are, at least in the author’s opinion. I apologize for not having written sooner in response to that letter, as missives of that sort really...

 

Letter: What does holiday mean to God? (Dec. 21, 2022)

Editor: With a population of 9,828 people in Sweet Home, Christmas can mean a lot of different things to so many different people. But what does Christmas mean to God, in his own words, the one who gave us the reason to have such an occasion on the...

 

From Our Files (Dec. 21, 2022)

Dec. 21, 1972 The high school student body was concerned about classmate Randy Johnson, who recently lost his home and belongings in a fire. They decided to give his family a $100 check. Students contribute to a general fund from proceeds of dairy...

 

School District Awards

In the first photo, Sweet Home High School Principal Ralph Brown, left, hoists the district's attendance trophy, which each month is awarded to the school whose students have the highest percentage...

 

Around Town (Dec. 21, 2022)

Carols concert set in Lebanon Conversion Brewing owner Matt Cowart will perform Christmas carols Friday, Dec. 23, at the brewpub, 833 S Main St., Lebanon. Santa will make an appearance as well. For more details, call (541) 259-2337. Meals on Wheels...

 

Circuit Court (Dec. 21, 2022)

Warrants are out on the following individuals: Samuel Frank Ayers, Noah David Colgrove, Curtis Ray Daniel, Andrew James Freitag, Aaron Thomas Halvorson, Noe Hernandez-Reyes, Michael Trevor Hilton, Faron Walter Kennedy, Taylor Robert Mespelt, Carrie...

 

Public Safety (Dec. 21, 2022)

Dec. 12 8:23 a.m. - Caller reported a home break-in and safe theft, 2900 block of Kalmia Court. Report taken for first-degree burglary. 1:16 p.m. - Caller reported a noninjury motor vehicle crash, 1000 block of Long St. Damage: over $2,500....

 

Making spirits bright

The high school and junior high choirs and bands performed their fall concert Thursday, Dec. 15, in the auditorium at Sweet Home High School....

 

Standoff on 12th Avenue

Police Sgt. Ryan Cummings (visible in the first photo) watches at the top of the hill on 12th Avenue at about 9 a.m. Saturday morning, Dec. 17, as a fellow officer negotiates, further down in the 700...

 

Light Fantastic in Sweet Home

These are just two of the homes festooned with lights and other goodies this year in the Sweet Home area. Both of these are new arrivals, the one in the first photo at the corner of 1st Avenue and...

 

Free state park hikes offered Jan. 1

Oregonians can start the new year with free guided first-day hikes led by rangers and volunteers in 20 Oregon state parks on Sunday, Jan. 1. Choosing from 23 hikes in 20 parks, participants will learn about the history, geology, wildlife and plants...

 

Early morning fire destroys 2nd Avenue home

An early-morning fire destroyed a home at 1170 2nd Ave. Sunday, Dec. 18. Firefighters responded at 3:37 a.m. to find the house fully engulfed. Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District Battalion Chief...

 

Municipal Court (Dec. 21, 2022)

ov. 23, 2022 Anglim, Mollie M – Guilty by default, violation driving while suspended or revoked, fine $2,015, license suspension; driving uninsured, fine $1,015, license suspension. Cobian, Shenese D – Guilty by default, fFailure to drive on th...

 

OLCC issues pot product recall

The Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission (OLCC) has issued a mandatory recall for several marijuana products due to the potential presence of pesticides. The possible marijuana product contamination is a result of failure to follow OLCC and...

 

Head-On Highway Crash at Dew Road

Rescuers work at the scene of a crash that occurred just after 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, at Highway 20 and Dew Road. According to an Oregon State Police report, a white GMC Sierra truck, pulling a...

 

Commissioners OK bond to boost internet in rural Lebanon

Linn County Commissioners Roger Nyquist, Sherrie Sprenger and Will Tucker on Tuesday, Dec. 13, approved a tax-exempt bond program that will help PEAK Internet run more than 101 miles of high-speed fi...

 

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