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

PacifiCorp lawsuit limits rejected by PUC

State regulators have denied a request by PacifiCorp to significantly limit customer lawsuits, calling the proposal overbroad and saying benefits to the company would not outweigh risks to consumers. On May 30, the Oregon Public […]

Joe Offer, the recreation programs manager with the ODF, points out some of the new features of the Shellburg Falls area at a map kiosk in the main parking lot for trail users. James Day

Shellburg Falls is ready for its closeup

Shellburg Falls, the popular Santiam Canyon destination for hikers and mountain bikers, is back on the map. The recreation area, which closed when the 2020 wildfires damaged one-third of the Santiam State Forest’s total acreage, […]