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

Annette Jensen, middle, celebrates her award with Maggie Hudson, left, and Melissa Baurer, right.

Jensen earns SIT Surfboard award

For more than 35 years, Annette Jensen has dedicated her life to serving her community. “People are more powerful than their circumstances,” said Jensen, the 2021-2022 recipient of Santiam Service Integration’s Surfboard award. “They have […]

Hospital names six to new board

A newly established nonprofit foundation will help raise, administrate and allocate funds for Santiam Hospital & Clinics. “SH&C continues to grow, especially in the last few years,” said Melissa Baurer, director of Integrated Health and […]

Detroit Dam closed Oct. 4 – 5

Detroit Dam will be closed from 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5. This will be a full roadway closure in order to accomplish planned maintenance activities where a crane will […]

McCall resigns from Gates council

Dear Mayor Carmickle, fellow councilmen, and citizens of Gates, This is to inform you of my resignation from the council, effective today at the adjournment of this meeting. In addition to personal and family health […]

Santiam scores big win vs. Gervais

The Santiam High football team evened its record at 2-2 last Friday night with an emphatic 51-0 road win at Gervais. The Wolverines are 1-1 in Tri-River Conference play, tied for third place with Regis […]


WEEKLY EVENTS  Monday Stayton Community Food Bank – 9 a.m. – noon, 1210 Wilco Road. Those who are in need are served regardless of the location of their residence. Mon. – Fri. 503-769-4088 Covid-19 Testing […]