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 […]

Mike Long golf event set for Sept. 14

Mark your calendars folks. The 23rd Mike Long Youth Benefit Golf Tournament is set for Saturday, Sept. 14. The event gets underway with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. at Mallard Creek Golf Course in […]

ODF hosting meeting on new Lyons office complex

The Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) will be rebuilding its complex in Lyons. Previous structure that burned to the ground in the 2020 wildfires. The North Cascades District headquarters currently is using modular buildings on […]

Marion County Commissioner Kevin Cameron, center, was one of approximately 30 residents who participated May 30 in a planning session in Gates on recreation in the Willamette National Forest. James Day

National forest planning effort stops by Gates

Approximately 30 residents participated Thursday, May 30 in a Willamette National Forest planning season on recreation.  The session, held at the Gates Fire Hall, was one of four that U.S. Forest Service officials organized as […]