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

Get ready to fish, win prizes, have fun

This year’s Detroit Lake Fishing Derby promises to “keep kid’s fishing.” More than 1,000 adults and children are expected to attend this popular event, sponsored by the Detroit Lake Recreation Area Business Association. Other sponsors […]

Property owners would be limited to just one RV per lot if a new ordinance passes the Detroit City Council. The council had to postpone a public hearing on the matter that was set for May 9. James Day

Ordinance on RVs off Detroit agenda

A contentious Detroit City Council ordinance on recreational vehicles (RVs) will not be considered at Tuesday’s city council meeting. The city planner will not be available that day, leading city officials to cancel the public […]

A crowd of approximately 50 people gathered at the Gates Fire Hall on Saturday, March 25, for a meeting about the Santiam Canyon’s wildfire recovery plan. At lower left are Councilors Denny Nielsen and Eric Page of Detroit. James Day

Signs of recovery growing in Canyon

Approximately 100 households in the Santiam Canyon still are being case-managed by recovery officials as they look to rebuild. And economic development challenges remain all the way from Mill City to Detroit and Idanha as […]