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

Freres raises alarm about lawsuit limits

Freres Engineered Wood has petitioned to intervene in PacifiCorp’s attempts to impose limits on customer lawsuits, while a deadline for intervenor briefs has been pushed back a week. The company filed with the Oregon Public […]

Pancake team seeks donations for Mari-Linn

The Mari-Linn eighth grade class is seeking donations for a March 9 pancake breakfast fundraiser. Proceeds will benefit the Promotion After Party. Items needed include pancake mix, syrup, sausage links and/or patties, hash brown patties, […]

Freres vs. USFS filing schedule set

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) has been given until March 11 to respond to a $33 million federal lawsuit by Freres Engineered Wood over the 2020 Santiam Fire. The defendant was served with notice of […]

Oregon Dept of Forestry

ODF seeks volunteer camp hosts for summer

The Oregon Department of Forestry is still seeking Volunteer Camp Hosts to support operations at eight campgrounds across the Tillamook, Clatsop, and Santiam State Forests for the 2024 season.  Campgrounds operate from May through October […]

Freres Lumber

Freres starts employee vanpools

Freres Engineered Wood, the largest employer in the Santiam Canyon, is setting up a commuter vanpool system to help employees get to its Mill City and Lyons plants from Salem and Albany. Freres has approximately […]