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

Idanha-Detroit Fire District

Groundbreaking for new Idanha-Detroit station

The Idanha-Detroit Rural Fire Protection District is hosting a celebration and groundbreaking for the district’s new fire station at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15 at the intersection of Blowout Road and Highway 22. The district […]

Get ready to fish, win prizes, have fun

This year’s Detroit Lake Fishing Derby promises to “keep kid’s fishing.” More than 1,000 adults and children are expected to attend this popular event, sponsored by the Detroit Lake Recreation Area Business Association. Other sponsors […]

Detroit’s Cowboy Thanksgiving set for Feb. 3

It’s Cowboy Thanksgiving time in Detroit! The event, which first got underway in 2005, takes place Saturday, Feb. 3 at the Detroit Community Center and the surrounding area.  Organized by Councilor Greg Sheppard with help […]

The city of Detroit has been discussing how many RVs should be allowed on residential lots. The City Council passed the code package that includes the RV limits at its Oct. 10 meeting. file photo

Detroit code OK’d on 5-2 vote

The polarizing Detroit development code update is one step closer to taking effect. The City Council on a 5-2 vote on Oct. 10, passed the first reading of an ordinance that would rework its code, […]

Here is downtown Detroit in 1951 in the days before the dam. A two-day event to celebrate and learn more about Detroit history is set for Oct. 21-22. Postcard image courtesy of North Santiam Historical Society

Event set to look at Detroit history

About the Project The Atlas of Drowned Towns is an effort to recover and interpret the histories of places lost to large dams. The project explores these histories through a digital platform and community outreach […]

City of Detroit

Detroit compromises on RV ordinance

After a lengthy and polarizing public process, the city of Detroit has approved a new building code. Acting at its Tuesday meeting at the Detroit Community Center, the City Council voted 5-2 in favor of […]