Wednesday Mar 12
Woman charged with arson in house
Something didn't look right from the get go on this call. Stayton Fire District responded to a 5:09 a.m. call in the 200 block of Hollister St. on Thursday, Feb. 20, finding the home's lone occupant on the front porch.
Wednesday Mar 12
Food drive with extra fuel
Stayton Community Food Bank is on a mission. Not that its standard mission is anything less substantial -- ensuring that area residents who teeter on hunger's edge have something to eat.
Oregon Senate approves Internet voting study
The Oregon Senate on Thursday set the wheels in motion for studying the possibility of Internet voting, with proponents arguing the state could become a national pioneer as it did with vote by mail.
Attendance key to success
Recent reports of attendance issues in Oregon public schools have rung a few bells, some of which can be heard in the Santiam Canyon.
Spaghetti dinner benefits pool
Friends of the Pool is holding a "Spaghetti Benefit" from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 15 at United Methodist Church, 1450 Ridge Road, Stayton.
Business groups plan seminar
Stayton/Sublimity Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with SEDCOR is hosting "Skills Gap in the Future Workforce," an educational seminar held 8 to 9 a.m. March 4 at Santiam Hospital.
Local cannabis bill past Senate
A bill that would let Oregon cities and counties regulate but not ban medical marijuana dispensaries unanimously passed the Senate on Tuesday morning.
Bridge tour a window to history
A river flowing into a creek? It just doesn't happen, save at Larwood, a ghost-town site with a covered-bridge centerpiece near Scio, marked by the confluence of Roaring River and Crabtree Creek.
Fun at All Dressed Up fundraiser
It was all glitter and glam at the Stayton Community Center on Jan. 25 for the "All Dressed Up" fashion show, dinner and auction.