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

Congratulations to the Class of 2024!

Scio says farewell to 53 students, Santiam 34 Graduates at two area high schools join other Oregon schools in sending the seniors off to their future lives.  Scio High School Class of 2024 will graduate […]

Farmers Against Foster Farms

FAFF rallies defense of CAFO setback rule

Local activists are asking supporters to defend industrial agriculture restrictions in Linn County after County Commissioners voted to revisit a recently-passed policy, claiming it was approved in error. Farmers Against Foster Farms sent out an […]

Scales of Justice

Legal Matters

Trespassing charged in burglary investigation A Woodburn man has been charged with trespassing after being arrested in connection with multiple alleged home break-ins in the Detroit area. Kalenik Molodin, 24, was arrested the evening of […]



THIS WEEK Friday, May 31 FGI Friday Fest – 5 – 8 p.m., downtown Third Avenue, Stayton. Live music, food, merchant sales, activities, car show. Farmer’s market. Free admission. Sunday, June 2 Fiber Group […]