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

This is a rendering of the new Santiam Hospital emergency room operation. The hospital’s new foundation has embarked on a $5 million campaign to pay for the project.

Hospital announces emergency room expansion

Santiam Hospital has launched a $5 million fundraising campaign to expand emergency room service at the Stayton-based hospital. Hospital officials say the plan will double the facility’s emergency room capacity from seven rooms to 14, […]

Detroit charter update failing

The attempt by the city of Detroit to update its charter apparently has failed. Ballot Measure 24-466, which if approved would have replaced the previous charter, was failing by 53 votes to 49 in the […]

ODOT crews ask for help from drivers

Many holiday travelers will flock to the roads this weekend for Thanksgiving, and wet, snowy weather could gobble up your plans if you aren’t prepared. Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) crews are working through the […]