News for those who live, work and play in the Santiam Canyon

Joe Offer, the recreation programs manager with the ODF, points out some of the new features of the Shellburg Falls area at a map kiosk in the main parking lot for trail users. James Day

Shellburg Falls is ready for its closeup

Shellburg Falls, the popular Santiam Canyon destination for hikers and mountain bikers, is back on the map. The recreation area, which closed when the 2020 wildfires damaged one-third of the Santiam State Forest’s total acreage, […]

Linn County

Commissioners to accept more CAFO input

After extensive discussion May 13, Linn County Commissioners agreed to reopen a code text amendment process. The issue concerns Confined Animal Feeding Operations for which the commissioners had approved a one-mile setback from neighboring properties […]

Scales of Justice

Legal Matters

Quiroz formally charged  A mechanic at a Lyons auto shop has been formally charged after being arrested earlier this month for allegedly defrauding a customer. Godofredo “Lee” Quiroz, 59, was charged May 9 in Linn […]


THIS WEEK Friday, May 17 Detroit Fishing Derby – Detroit Lake. Three-day fishing event. Repeats May 18-19. For a complete list of information, visit Community Play Group – 10 – 11:30 a.m., Santiam Chapel […]