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

Regular attendance at Santiam Elementary fell 11 percent from 68 percent during the 21-22 school year to 57 percent last school year. Attendance at Santiam Jr./Sr. High rose 1 percent (54 percent) in the same time period. Stephen Floyd

SCSD sees attendance decline in state report

The Santiam Canyon School District (SCSD) is hoping to bring up regular attendance after seeing a decrease for grade schoolers during the last school year. According to the state’s At-A-Glance reports, published in October, 57 […]

Probation for tavern shooting

A Mill City man accused of firing a gun in the air after a dispute at a local tavern has accepted a plea deal that helped him avoid a felony conviction. Michael Elijah Baney, 26, […]

City of Scio

Scio seeks input on City Hall upgrade

Efforts are under way to renovate Scio City Hall and the public is encouraged to provide input on a proposed design between now and the City Council’s regular meeting in February. An initial design presentation […]

Sheepskin Christmas show set for Dec. 9

Scio’s Sheepskin Revue hosts its 2023 Christmas show, “Traditions: Old Stories & New Starts,” Dec. 9 after the town Christmas tree lighting event. “Czech’n It Twice” is an original play featuring a fictional Scio family […]

City of Detroit

Detroit planning members needed

The city of Detroit is seeking four primary resident candidates and three non-primary resident candidates to fill vacant positions with the Planning Commission. Any interested party should submit a letter of interest to City Hall […]

North Santiam Sewer Authority

NSSA rate talks postponed

The North Santiam Sewer Authority Board has postponed a discussion on possible service rates after multiple other presentations were scheduled for its Nov. 20 meeting. While a report on rates was anticipated by FCS Group, […]