From Our Files - November 8, 2023 Edition
November 8, 2023
Nov. 8, 1973
First place honors in a four-county area for Area Beautification was awarded to Sweet Home for the third year in a row, though this year the city tied with Florence. Mayor Ed Buhn and Chamber of Commerce President Richard Meyers accepted the award and an eight-foot plum tree. Meyers cited some of the city's accomplishments, including the continuation of the Wiley Creek log jam cleanup, construction of a park at the mouth of the creek, the salvation of a corridor of trees between the Indian Caves and Cascadia State Park, mini parks, Northside Park, and youth cleanup of Ames Cree...