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

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Proposed local chicken ranches listed for sale

Local activists are claiming a victory after the properties for two proposed industrial-scale chicken ranches were put up for sale. Real estate listings for Hiday Ranch, near Aumsville, and Evergreen Ranch, near Scio, were posted […]


Material from the Sept. 22 story on the Detroit code update needs clarification. We know of no discussions between councilors and community members on allowing four RVs on a 10,000-square-foot lot.

Share your thoughts about Oregon’s forests

Oregon’s forests provide a variety of social, economic and ecological benefits to Oregonians.  The Oregon Board of Forestry and Oregon Department of Forestry are responsible for developing and implementing policies and strategies that promote forest […]

Linn County

Commissioners hear Juvenile Department update

Young people involved with the Linn County Juvenile Department recently volunteered to handle luggage for people who participated in the Cycle Oregon event that was based in Albany, Juvenile Director Torri Lynn told Commissioners Will […]

Stories at Fairview Cemetery

The North Santiam Historical Society (NSHS) invites the public to join it for a special program, “History Comes Alive at Fairview Cemetery!” Hear the stories of some of the people buried at Fairview Cemetery. Local […]

Lyle Schroeder

Wolverines show improvement on offense

The Santiam High football team continues to show steady improvement offensively as the Wolverines battle through a challenging schedule in one of Class 2A’s best leagues. Santiam wracked up a season-high 30 points last Friday […]