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 By Cathryn Arndt    News    August 14, 2019 

Keto diet can help health, but basic good nutrition is key

In the world of nutrition, there is always a revolving door of what is "hot." The ketogenic (keto) diet is no exception. These days there are lots of programs and food products geared toward the keto...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 14, 2019 

Health Fair bigger and better this year

Of The New Era Health vendors of all kinds will gather in Sweet Home Saturday to promote healthy living among Sweet Home residents at the fourth annual community Health Fair. “We’re maxed out this year in the Activity Gym,” said volunteer...

 
 By Scott Swanson    News    August 14, 2019 

7-Eleven switchover not just a name change

Of The New Era Sweet Home's former Circle K convenience store was shut down last week as construction workers turned it into a 7-Eleven. The store is getting a total overhaul, said Mary Kay Riley,...

 

TOPS members attend Recognition Day

TOPS #0309 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) represented Sweet Home very well at IRD (International Recognition Day) in Portland. Donna Ego was the State Queen runner up for 2017 with a 70-pound loss and...

 
 By Scott Swanson    News    August 7, 2019

Local teens learn leadership during summit at Cascadia Park

Of The New Era A dozen teenagers, all but one blindfolded, stumbled around a grassy area of Cascadia State Park Saturday morning, July 27, learning to be leaders. They were some of the two dozen...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 7, 2019

Hot Country Nights: Oregon Jamboree comes 'close' to record attendance

Of The New Era The Oregon Jamboree didn't quite match its record performance this year, but it was close, according to Festival Director Robert Shamek. His initial estimate, based on scan counts, volu...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    August 7, 2019

Got art? New City Hall gallery to display work

Of The New Era When the new City Hall opens at 3225 Main St. on Friday, Aug. 23, it will include a gallery space for public art displays. During the grand opening the SHOCASE Public Arts Committee...

 
 By Scott Swanson    News    August 7, 2019

Josai visitors experience new things during this year's trip to Sweet Home

Of The New Era The 2019 Josai exchange group ended their 13-day visit to Sweet Home with a first: a visit to the Jamboree. "We came later this year," said Takashi Takahashi, international school liais...

 
 By Sarah Brown    News    July 31, 2019

New arrival's garden delivering produce – by the bucket

Of The New Era On Donnie Lowman's bucket list is the dream to own a farm, set up some worker bees, and start a hydroponic gardening system. Until then, he's settling for growing a garden – in...

 

Josai visitors get a taste of Sweet Home

Visitors from Josai Gakuen high school in Tokyo, Japan pay a visit, with their Sweet Home hosts, to Sugar Vibes donut shop Thursday morning, July 25, before hitting the road to a Corvallis Knights...

 

KFIR departs Sweet Home

Joe Van Ras, sales manager for KFIR radio station, moves items out of the radio station's longtime Pleasant Valley Road offices on July 20. KFIR went off the air July 20 to begin moving from Pleasant...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    July 31, 2019

Oregon Jamboree crowd shaping up to be big one

Of The New Era Get ready. Country music fans – lots of them – are on the way. This weekend's 27th annual Oregon Jamboree is likely to be one of the biggest ever; it more than doubles the...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    July 31, 2019

Oregon Jamboree's big fan: Sweet Home woman has been to every festival since 1992

Of The New Era Every year for nearly three decades, the heart of Irene Kennedy is filled with pride as top country music artists come to her little home town and sing for her. Granted, they're...

 

Local teens invited to participate in Youth Leadership Summit

The Sweet Home Youth Advisory Council is inviting local teens to participate in the 2019 Youth Leadership Summit Saturday, July 27, at Cascadia State Park. The invitation is open to students in the...

 

Local treasure hunt raises funds for food

Rita Houston and Danny McCubbins, at left, go over the rules for a coin hunt during the East Linn Treasure Seekers metal detector club’s annual campout at Community Chapel. Houston said she did not...

 

This year's Sweet Home Sweet Ride show draws 202 entrants – and a lot more

The Sweet Ride Charity Car Show for Kids had 202 vehicles registered in the show, with many more unregistered. Forty-one volunteers pulled the show together, said organizer Kimi Nash. “This show...

 

County Fair rocks

Dakota Melkvik and Jada Autrey, of Sweet Home, above, ride The Orbiter on the midway at Linn County Fair Friday night. At left, Don Barnes of 38 Special plays guitar while his band plays hit after...

 

Guitars Under the Stars to be one of popular band's last stands

By Sean C. Morgan Of The New Era The fourth annual Guitars Under the Stars music festival, scheduled for July 26 and July 27, will be bittersweet for area Bobaflex fans. After more than two decades as a band, Bobaflex is hanging up its guitars and di...

 

TNE staff wins multiple awards in state competition

The New Era received multiple awards, including place-winners in two very competitive categories, in the 2019 Better Newspaper Contest conducted by the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association....

 
 By Sarah Brown    News    July 24, 2019

Sweet Home actor among cast for LAFTA's 'The Little Mermaid'

Of The New Era “The Little Mermaid” will be showing this week in Lebanon, with one of Sweet Home’s actors playing a supporting role. Staged by the Lebanon Association for Performing Arts, the...

 
 By Sean C. Morgan    News    July 24, 2019

Dolly Parton reading program participation up to 800 kids

Of The New Era The Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is currently serving 800 children in the Sweet Home area, providing free high quality books to children ages 0 to 5. The program, supported...

 

County Fair opens Wednesday with a few new wrinkles

By Sean C. Morgan Of The New Era Linn County Fair kicks off Wednesday, July 17, with all the normal carnival rides, exhibits, 4H livestock shows and music – as well as a few new wrinkles – through Saturday, July 20. One is traffic flow. Fair...

 

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