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

Ron Evans

Evans takes the helm as Gates mayor

Gates Councilor Ron Evans has been elected by his fellow council members to serve as the city’s mayor. Evans, who was elected and sworn in at the November meeting, replaces Brian Gander, who resigned Oct. […]

Santiam Wolverines

Santiam hosts countywide wrestling tourney

Bragging rights for all of Linn County will be on the line Jan. 4, when Santiam High hosts the annual Linn County Wrestling Championship. Wrestling begins at 9:30 a.m., with Wolverines coach Kerry Crowston estimating […]

Scio School District

Scio SD sees mixed test scores

The Scio School District saw an increase in graduation rates and a decrease in regular attendance during the previous school year, while standardized test scores saw mixed results. The Oregon Department of Education published its […]


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