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

Detroit Lake had negligible drawdowns during the 2021-22 rainfall year, benefitting particularly from April-July rain and snow.

Summit reviews water issues

Nearly 70 stakeholders and other individuals participated in an Oct. 24  summit meeting on the North Santiam River and its watershed. The meeting, the 12th that has been conducted, was held at the Marion County […]

Stayton DMV re-opens in November

The Stayton Department of Motor Vehicles DMV will resume regular hours starting Monday, Nov. 7.  Staff shortages resulted in a temporary reduction in service days and hours in DMV offices statewide. “We recommend going online […]

Mill City could get tiny-home village

Marion County may be building a tiny-home village in Mill City to provide temporary housing for wildfire survivors after a similar project in Gates fell through due to unexpected cost increases. Marion County commissioners brought […]

Ballot Drop Sites

Mill City City Hall 444 S First Ave.  Inside box 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.  Lyons City Hall 449 Fifth St.  Inside box 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday – Friday. Scio City Hall […]

Amber Boedigheimer

Law Library provides communications

Linn County Communications. The Linn County Law Library has received a $5,000 small ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) grant, according to librarian Amber Boedigheimer. The funds will be used to purchase USB thumb drives, a […]