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

Penny is back to greeting customers at US Bank in Mill City after becoming ill and a visit to Stayton Veterinary Hospital. Submitted photo

Bank kitty is back at ‘home’

Penny is back! The US Bank kitty is now home greeting customers once again after being treated for not making a “daily deposit.”  “I noticed Penny was not feeling her happy welcoming self then stopped […]

Canyon Service Center nominations sought

The Canyon Service Center is accepting nominations for the positions of president, vice president,treasurer, secretary and directors. Officers serve a one-year term and directors serve a 3-year term. Nominations are due by Tuesday, April 2 […]

County hosts environmental hazards survey

Marion County is encouraging residents to participate in a health and environmental hazards survey. The county is teaming up with Polk County and Willamette University on the survey, which is intended to gather community concerns […]

KYAC Radio

KYAC raising funds for Emergency Alert System

Based in Mill City, KYAC community radio needs to update its Emergency Alert System per Federal Communication Commission mandates. “The FCC now requires all radio stations to have either new updated firmware for all existing […]

Kim Dwyer, left, Service Integration Team coordinator for Santiam Hospital, Adam Culbertson, owner of Home-Grown Remedies, Stayton Mayor Brian Quigley and Sgt. Dean Butler and Sgt. Sofia Bilenberg of the Stayton Police Department are shown at the temporary warming center at the Stayton Public Library. The center opened Friday night and operated through Tuesday. Submitted Photo

Warming center eases wild weekend

It was a cold, snowy, icy weekend in the Santiam Canyon. Schools were closed, athletic events were canceled, King holiday plans were torpedoed and some enterprising community members decided to take action and open a […]

Mayor Hank Porter remembered

Former Stayton Mayor Hank Porter was remembered as an exceptional man and a force for positive change during a celebration of life Jan. 9 at Calvary Lutheran Church, in Stayton. Porter, who died Dec. 26, […]