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June 29, 2022

June 29, 1972

The Sweet Home City Council voted to try to purchase the old Forest Service guard station at Quartzville for recreational and education purposes.

There would be no cost of the 3.2-acre parcel to the city, and maintenance costs are estimated to be about $150 a year. The included guard station, bunk house and cook house are valued at $15,485. The property was declared surplus by the federal government.

One councilman had reservations about obtaining the land because the city already has prime recreational land in the city.

Another councilman said the city should get the proper...

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