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

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, […]

Linn County

Commissioners hear Juvenile Department update

Young people involved with the Linn County Juvenile Department recently volunteered to handle luggage for people who participated in the Cycle Oregon event that was based in Albany, Juvenile Director Torri Lynn told Commissioners Will […]

A logging truck makes a turn onto Highway 226 in Scio. ODOT is conducting an online survey on possible safety improvements in Scio, Lyons and Mill City. Submitted PHOTO

ODOT studying safety in 3 Canyon corridors

The Oregon Department of Transportation is looking at safety improvements in three Santiam Canyon corridors and residents are being encouraged to participate. An online “open house” for the project is underway and runs through April […]

ODOT crews ask for help from drivers

Many holiday travelers will flock to the roads this weekend for Thanksgiving, and wet, snowy weather could gobble up your plans if you aren’t prepared. Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) crews are working through the […]

Prepare for winter driving conditions

Travelers heading to high elevation areas and through Cascade mountain passes in central and southwest Oregon this weekend should be ready for winter weather. National Weather Service forecasts predict low temperatures and rain will bring […]