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

Deputy indicted for fraud

A Linn County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) deputy has been indicted for allegedly using confidential medical records to defraud an elderly Mill City man of his personal property last winter. Steven Ray Church, 59, of Mill […]

Local officials ask governor to amend BM 110

Linn County Communications: A coalition of local officials including county, city and school leaders are asking Governor Tina Kotek to amend Ballot Measure 110 and make the possession of Class I federal narcotics – such […]

From left to right: Linn County Clerk Steve Druckenmiller, Sheriff Michelle Duncan and Commissioner Will Tucker.

Linn County swears in elected officials

During the Jan. 3 morning ceremony to swear in local elected officials, Linn County Circuit Court Presiding Judge Thomas McHill said the process marks the end of campaigns and the beginning or continuation of public […]

East winds may lead to power outages

The National Weather Service has forecasted weather conditions beginning today that will result in an extreme risk of fire danger in both CPI and Pacific Power service territories.  Both CPI and Pacific Power are taking […]

Hyde completes Citizen Academy

Lyons City Councilor Diane Hyde has completed the Linn County Sheriff’s Office Citizen Academy.  Sheriff Michelle Duncan presented certificates to members of the class. This was the 41st Academy, and Sheriff Duncan is the 41st […]