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

Residents organize against industrial chicken farms

By Stephen Floyd Three large-scale poultry ranches have prompted concern from residents in rural Marion and Linn counties, who are advocating for stronger regulations on industrialized agriculture and broader government transparency. Farmers Against Foster Farms […]

New Fire Engine gifted to IDRFD

The Idanha-Detroit Rural Fire District (IDRFD) was gifted a 1999 Pierce Lance Pumper from the Lebanon Fire District on Feb. 23.  “We are glad to help our neighbors and partners,” said Lebanon Fire Chief Joseph […]