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

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 […]

Detroit Dam closure alert

The road over Detroit Dam will be closed noon – 5 p.m. Dec 22. This is a full roadway closure due to hatches on the dam roadway being open for maintenance.

Detroit Dam Closure Reminder

The road over Detroit Dam will be closed from 7 a.m. to noon Monday, Dec. 12 and noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec 22.  This will be a full roadway closure due to hatches on […]

Detroit Dam Alert

The road over Detroit Dam will be closed from 7 a.m. to noon on Monday, Dec. 12 and noon to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec 22. This will be a full roadway closure due to […]

Detroit Dam closed Oct. 4 – 5

Detroit Dam will be closed from 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5. This will be a full roadway closure in order to accomplish planned maintenance activities where a crane will […]