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

Fairview Cemetary, Gates

Fairview Cemetery clean up May 18

The Fairview Cemetery Board will host a volunteer cemetery clean-up day May 18 in preparation for the Memorial Day Weekend. The cleanup will include raking, trimming, weeding, and cleaning headstones along with the removal of grass, […]

Highway 22 road repair to cause delays

Drivers to Detroit Lake can expect months of delays from now until November, the proposed end date for a more than $6.8 million repair project that started this week. “With so many variables, especially weather, […]

NSSA drafts ownership, operating plan

The North Santiam Sewer Authority (NSSA) is drafting language to define ownership, operations and use of a proposed regional sewer plant. A finalized document expected in May. During the March 4 meeting of the NSSA […]

Rep. Jami Cate

Fire survivor tax bill win ‘bitter-sweet’

The passage of two bills providing tax relief for wildfire survivors earlier this month in the Oregon legislature was a “bitter-sweet” victory for Rep. Jami Cate. The Lebanon Republican strongly lobbied for bills that exempted […]