FROM OUR FILES 7/26/23 Edition
July 26, 2023
July 26, 1973
Arlo Gustaf Nordendahl died after falling off a 25-foot cliff in Cascadia State Park. Early investigation revealed Nordendahl was "horseplaying" with Harold F. Maier on a bluff when they fell over and into the river below. Maier sustained fractured ribs and a broken arm and Nordendahl died while en route to the hospital.
Willamette Industries issued a petition to City Council to annex to Sweet Home under a delayed taxation plan. The plan would mean the first four years as part of the city, Willamette Industries would pay less than the full rate of taxation on its property, and...