Thursday Feb 20
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.
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Wed Feb 19, 2014
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.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
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.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Lawmakers grill OHSU about $200 million request for cancera
Oregon Health and Science University leaders fielded some tough questions Friday from state lawmakers about OHSU's requested $200 million in state money for the Knight Cancer Research Center.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Celebrating years of influencing readers
One little gold-wrapped Hershey's chocolate kiss with almonds per day, each day, through the month of February; when the gold wrapped goodies are gone, retirement arrives.
Fight over medical marijuana dispensaries is likely to end up in court
Regardless of whether a bill to allow cities and counties to restrict medical marijuana facilities passes Oregon's Legislature, both sides think this fight could ultimately wind up in court.
Stayton approves storm-drainage fee
Stayton residents will see a storm-drainage fee on their utility bill this spring.
Snow hammers Canyon areas
Whatever winter weather sets into the Willamette Valley, Santiam Canyon seems to get it in multiples.