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Review of the Year, part 2: Challenges mount as 2020 progresses

This is the second half of our review of last year's news in Sweet Home. The first half, covering January through June 2020, appeared in last week's newspaper and is viewable at under the postings for Dec. 30, 2020.


- Nearly 200 local residents lined Main Street in support of the Sweet Home Police Department in a "Back the Blue" rally organized by a retired Police Department staffer Gina Riley.

- The City Council approved a four-year contract with city employees to end nearly a year of negotiations.

- Citing concerns about the economic impacts of COVID, the City Co...