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

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, […]

Here is a look at the Little North Santiam River from a viewpoint on the Little North Santiam trail. Efforts to restore the trail post-wildfires have received a big boost from the state. Steve Lundeberg

State panel backs Little North Santiam grant

A grant proposal that will aid in the restoration of a popular Santiam Canyon trail has been approved by a state commission. Little North Santiam Trail will receive approximately $100,000 for trail work as a […]

Plaintiffs defend $42.4 million verdict

Plaintiffs in a wildfire lawsuit against PacifiCorp have asked the court to again reject the company’s challenge to a jury verdict in the case, claiming PacifiCorp is re-hashing settled arguments. On April 12, plaintiffs in […]