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

PacifiCorp lawsuit limits rejected by PUC

State regulators have denied a request by PacifiCorp to significantly limit customer lawsuits, calling the proposal overbroad and saying benefits to the company would not outweigh risks to consumers. On May 30, the Oregon Public […]

Hospital team awarded $50,000 grant by Linn County

Linn County has awarded a $50,000 grant to Santiam Hospital & Clinics to assist the hospital’s service integration teams in Scio and the Santiam Canyon. The funds, hospital integrated health and outreach officials say, will […]

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Santiam Hospital may join forces with Samaritan

Santiam Hospital & Clinics  is working on a potential affiliation with Samaritan Health Services that likely will lead to the hospital teaming up with Samaritan. The Stayton-based hospital issued a press release Wednesday, May 22, […]

From left, Oregon State University College of Business Dean Tim Carroll, Jane Freres, Rob Freres, Tyler Freres, Kyle Freres, Maryann Meredith, Diane Freres and Ted Patterson, OSU’s director of the Center for Family Enterprise, are shown at the May 7 dinner. Kenton Waltz, courtesy of OSU’s College of Business

OSU honors Freres with family business award

Freres Engineered Wood for the second time has been awarded a family business honor by Oregon State University. The innovative Lyons wood products company received the Dean’s Leadership Award from OSU’s College of Business on […]