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The Canyon Weekly October 3, 2013

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Volume 4, Issue 39

Your local news source for the North Santiam Canyon Serving the communities of Lyons, Mehama, Elkhorn, Mill City, Gates, Niagra, Detroit, Breitenbush, Idanha and Marion Forks

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Don’t miss this! The Lyons Fire

Department 9th Annual Chili~Salsa Cook-off & Car Show Featuring:

Fastest Fireman Contest, Car

Community Round Table meeting this Friday in Mill City Representatives of all North Santiam Canyon communities invited to attend. The intent of this group is to bring together an array of community members who are either involved, or hoping to become involved, in local groups,organizations and the community as a whole. One of the goals is to develop a collaboration of these groups and individuals to help formulate a clear vision for the future of the Canyon, and implement positive change. This is of special interest also to businesses, organizations and event coordinators. The next meeting is this Friday, September 27, at Mill City City Hall, 444 S 1st Ave. A follow up meeting is scheduled for October 18th 8 am -9am at Mill City City Hall.

Santiam Jr/ Sr High American Pop Culture students prepare for the Great Pumpin’s Ball performance where they will share the stage with veteran musicians, The Flextones. Seen here left to right: Alisha Clark, Kelsey Clark, Lauren Hebing and Mery Velesquez have a howling good time singing Werewolf in London. More photos on page 4.

Lyons city councilor resigns, walks out after heated discussion By Michelle Gates In a surprise move, former Lyons City Councilor Troy Donahue resigned from his position at last night’s city council meeting. His resignation came after a heated discussion regarding council’s conduct at an earlier Executive Session, which apparently had been run inappropriately, and after months of disagreements between council members. “I didn’t sign up for all the bickering,” said Donahue. “I can do better for the public on the other side of the table. I hope the people of Lyons start coming to the meetings to see what’s going on.” Donahue wasn’t the only one who left the city council meeting early. Three individual community members left after waiting to speak to council for nearly two hours. One of them had come to bring his concerns about the safety of a street sign, but left when he realized that city council had only covered half the agenda. What is typically a two hour meeting lasted over four hours, with repeated clarifications on rules, and discussions about who said what to whom. The meeting ran so long that veteran council videographer Ken Cartwright ran out of tape. More on the Lyons City Council coming next week......

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The Canyon Weekly PO Box 52 Mill City, OR 97360 503-990-3037 The Canyon Weekly is published weekly each Wednesday by Karen Widmer/ The Canyon Weekly 150 N. 1st St, Mill City, Or, 97360 P.O. Box 52 Mill City, OR 97360. Subscription price: $38 annually. Postmaster: Send address changes to The Canyon Weekly, PO Box 52, Mill City, OR 97360. Phone: 503-990-3037. US Postal Permit Number 5610 Letters to the Editor may be edited for space or content and are printed as the opinion of the author.

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Dr. Keri Sanders

After over 29 years serving with the Linn County Sheriff’s Office, I have decided to hang up my guns, put my uniform away, and retire on December 31st of this year to spend more time with my family and explore a new venture; training and educating new officers, deputies and sheriffs. I look forward to this next chapter and the opportunities it brings. It’s been a privilege to serve as your Sheriff the past eight years. I will miss working with my friends in the law enforcement community, the people of Linn County, the professionals in the news media, and especially the fine men and women of the Linn County Sheriff’s Office who give so much of themselves in the service of the people they are sworn to serve and protect. I’d like to thank my family, especially my wife Jean, who has always been there to keep me humble. I have recommended to the Board of Linn County Commissioners that they appoint my second in command, Undersheriff Bruce Riley, to the position of Sheriff upon my retirement. Bruce has been with the Sheriff’s Office for 26 years, and worked his way up through the ranks. He is a natural leader and has been my right hand man for over four and a half years as Undersheriff. He will continue the proud tradition of progressive, strong leadership of the Sheriff’s Office that partners with community leaders and members of the public to assure Linn County continues to be a great and safe place to live, work, and raise families. And to all of the citizens of Linn County; it truly has been my honor to have been your Sheriff. Thank you.

By Mike Long Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, those who made donations, the 132 participants that played in the tournament and our volunteers we will be able to distribute $12,500.00 in scholarships and funding assistance grants for youth programs from this year’s tournament. The scholarships and funding assistance grants will be awarded during the annual North Santiam Chamber of Commerce awards night in May 2014. Scholarship applications will be mailed to the principals and counselor’s at Regis, Santiam & Stayton high schools in early January 2014. The scholarships will be for seniors graduating in 2014. Interested applicants should contact their high schools for additional information. The funding assistance grants are available for programs that benefit the youth of the Canyon (Stayton-Sublimity to Detroit-Idahana). Applications will be accepted during the January-March 2014. Applications should state how the money requested will benefit the youth of the Canyon; how much money is being requested; and contact name and address (include email address). Questions may be directed to Mike Long at LLC


Vaccine Clinic: $10 vaccine exam and discounted vaccines. Every Thursday from 2-4pm! Now Open all day every 2nd Saturday of the month Mixed Animal Practice 24 hour emergency service 833 NW Santiam Blvd


A personal note to the citizens of Linn County from Sheriff Tim Mueller

The 2013 Freres Lumber Company Youth Benefit Golf Tournament was a smashing success!

Contributing Photographer: Michelle Gates

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Cascading Rivers Bikeway Public Meeting Notice The Detroit Lake Recreation Area Business Association, in collaboration with it’s proponents, is proposing a Scenic Bikeway between the towns of Detroit Lake and Estacada. This 72 mile stretch of forested road way will captivate the rider with mountain, river and wildlife views. Join us on Sat. Oct. 5th, 10 am at the Detroit City Hall to hear about the Bikeway, give your suggestions and if you are interested get involved. The meeting is located at 160 N Detroit Ave, Detroit OR. Contact Yvonne Messmer, 503-931-8308 for more information.

Santiam Alumni Tournament Meeting There will be a meeting for those interested in helping with the 27th annual Santiam Alumni Tournament on Wednesday, October 2 Support is needed and welcomed in all areas. Please come to the meeting at the Santiam Jr/Sr High School library or contact the Jr/ Sr high school (503) 897-2311 to leave your name and number. This is a great opportunity to help make improvements in the tournament.

Lyons Garden Club resumes meetings The Lyons Garden Club resumes their regular monthly meetings on October 9 at 1 pm in the Lyons Fire Department Conference Room. Hostesses will be Jerri Snyder and Charlene Hinchcliff. Guest speaker will be Diane Hyde who will give a presentation on succulents. Guests and new members are always welcome. Please contact Diane Stockmar at 503-3942197 or Jean Evett at 503-859-2563 for more information. Monthly dues are $12.00 per year which includes a club activity book and name tag.

Lions Club Community Calendars available The 2014 Community Birthday Calendars are on sale through the Mill City Lions Club. The cost of $6 remains the same. Payment is due when the calendars are delivered in December. The Lions Club is an international nonprofit organization. Monies raised remain in the local community, and go toward supporting community projects and providing scholarships, eyeglasses, hearing aids, and more. To order calendars contact Dan Lemke at 897-3014, or Joe Uffelman at 897-2324

Be kind to your kitty at Ark Animal Care discounted spay and neuter clinic coming soon It’s that time of year again, it’s Ark Animal Care’s 4th Annual Feline Spay/Neuter Clinic! The date has been set for Saturday, October 19th. Neuter: cost $22 Spay: cost $50. Cash only and $10 cash deposit by the 15th of October to save a spot for neuter/ spay. Call the Ark Animal Care clinic for details (503) 897- 6004

Learn about Neighborhood Watch program in Mill City All residents of Mill City are invited to come learn about developing a Neighborhood/Community Watch with Linn County Sheriff Neighborhood Watch Liaison, Jim Lepin. The meetings are on Wednesday, October 23 at 7pm and Monday, October 28 at 7pm at Mill City City Hall. Topics will include: Overall Neighborhood Watch training; Recognizing and reporting suspicious activities; Using the Crime Map on LCSO web page (; Linn-Benton Alert system; Prevention of thefts and burglaries. Both meetings will present the same information in an effort to accommodate as many people as possible.


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The American Pop Culture classes at Santiam Jr/Sr High School feature vocal and guitar lessons and are taught by veteran staff member Ross Miller (at left) Terry Schneider (above left) and volunteers Jahn Hoover (above right) and Joanne Hebing, not pictured. A total of 88 students out of Santiam’s 243 students take advantage of the opportunity to participates in the musical performing arts. With the threat of budget cuts, and program cuts proponents of arts in the community joined forces to ensure music was available to the canyon children. Organizations such as SPARC, the Santiam Performing Arts Restoration Committee and Santiam Hearts to Arts hold fund-raisers and events throughout the year.

First Annual Great Pumpkin’s Ball features local talent by Jahn Hoover

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The American Pop Culture Class at Santiam High School has been rehearsing for the Great Pumpkin’s Ball to be held on October 19. These students, under the direction of Ross Miller, have been perfecting three songs: “The Werewolves of London” which features four lead female vocalists; “The Purple People Eater” who only eats Purple People so no worries; and the great classic “The Monster Mash” featuring Chris Smith as the Mad Scientist. These numbers will be backed by the stellar guitar players taught by Terry Schneider and the music is amazing. Please plan to join us on October 19th for these brilliant performances by our local students. The Great Pumpkin’s Ball will be held in the High School Gym, admission by your generous donation. This event is sponsored by Hearts To Arts, always creating new artistic venues in the Santiam Canyon!!!

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Marion County Sheriff’s Department offers Cadet Program

Youth ages 14 1/2-20 can learn hands on how to support their local sheriff The Marion County Sheriff’s Office Cadet Program was created to introduce young men and women to law enforcement and develop them as future leaders. Here’s a chance to experience, first hand, what it takes to be a Patrol Deputy, Parole & Probation Deputy, or Corrections Deputy. Many law enforcement officers, including our own Sheriff Jason Myers, have used their Cadet experiences to start a career in law enforcement. So, if you’re between 14 1/2 & 20 years of age, a citizen of the United States, and enrolled full-time in school with at least 2.5 grade point average, you may qualify to join our Cadet Program. Cadets are expected to have Internet access to aid in communicating with our Cadet Program Advisors. You’ll learn about teamwork and develop leadership skills while working with our Deputies. Selected applicants will participate in

an interview process and must pass a background investigation. Successful applicants will begin an 8-week Cadet Academy that starts in January. Classes are held on Saturdays. If interested, turn your application in by 5:00pm, October 30th. Once trained, you’ll ride along with deputies on patrol, participate in community relations programs, assist with traffic control & security, and learn more about the professions associated with the field of law enforcement. Cadets are expected to dedicate 20 hours of volunteer work each month. For more information, visit and click on the Cadet Unit link for an application. You can also leave a voicemail at503-932-4850.


Steven R. Lyons November 6, 1956 – September 16, 2013 Mehama – Steve, 56, passed away Monday, September 16 in Mehama. He was born in Spokane, WA., grew up in Silverton, living in Aumsville for many years until moving to Mehama 8 years ago. Steve worked as a die cutter for Carol Wilson Fine Arts in Portland for 10 years. He enjoyed gardening, being outdoors, music, playing guitar, watching science fiction, reading, and spending time with Riley. Steve had very strong religious beliefs and was very family oriented. He is survived by his children: Jacob Lyons of Mehama and Kimberly Lyons of Washington; brother: Delbert Lyons of Kaufman, TX.; sisters: Connie Bacon of Salem and Vonnie Crawford of Wenatchee, WA. A memorial service will be Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 1:00 pm at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Gates Branch in Gates, where he was a member. Contributions may by made to the American Heart Association. Serving the family, North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.

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Burn Season Opens October 1 Due to the recent rains the fall backyard burning season will open on October 1st. The Mill City Volunteer Fire Department wants you to remember to always call before you burn. The burn information number is 503 769 3400 and is updated daily at 8am. Call this number before you burn, they will tell you if it is a burn day and the hours that you can burn for that day. Burn days are regulated by the DEQ each day and there will be some days that burning is not allowed, so make sure you call each day that you want to burn.

CLASSIFIED ADS LOST AND FOUND Lost Dog: Female wolf malamute mix, white with silver on back about 75 pounds. Single black claw on front paw. Name is Talla. Last seen on Hwy 46 at milepost 12 at 2:30 pm on August 10th. REWARD! please call (541)351-1335 or (503) 5105370.

Make sure that you do not leave your burn pile unattended and that you have a water source readily available in case it tries to get out of control. Keep your pile small, don’t try to burn huge piles that will burn for days at a time, that is how they get out of control. Make sure that you are only burning legal items on your burn pile, backyard debris is all you should have on there, no plastics or garbage. For a brochure on what is legal to burn you can stop by the fire hall Monday – Friday 9am- 3pm. If you have any question please call the Mill City Fire Department at 503 897 2390

FOR SALE For Sale New Price $40,000 single wide older manufactured home on a 50 x 100 foot lot in Mill City. 2 bedrooms with a built on addition. Ready to move in today. Info: Mike or Pam Wright 503-897-3206, 503-871-7141

FOR RENT In Mill City: 2 bedroom house with big yard. Gas Heater and water, $650/month plus $650 deposit. (503) 551-0413. For Rent: 483 Spring St in Mill City. 3 bed/1 bath duplex. $675/month + $675 deposit. call (503) 897-9911 For Rent: Studio $450 + $500 dep.$300 non ref. ,$100 elect. dep. 1 bdrm $450

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Judy’s Art Class Every Wed. at Eagle’s Hall in Mill City 10am to 3pm. Cost: $10 a day. Judy Holman 503-859-2213. Handgun Safety Class with local experts Bob and Shane Pedroli. Range classes are ongoing. Oregon and Utah/Arizona multistate certifications available. Info 503-5809397 www.oldwestprosconcealandcarry. com CPR/AED/First Aid Classes: American Heart Association certified classes for Public and Healthcare Providers. Contact instructor Kurt Hueller at 503-859-3575 or

Found Bible on road behind Poppa Al’s on Sunday Aug 18 Call 503-897-2759 \

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Deadline: Saturday noon for the following Wednesday publication. Submit your ad to Drop Box Locations: Mehama True Value Kelly Lumber, Mill City Gates Post Office Publishers Notice: All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation, or discrimination based on color, race, sex, religion, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination. The Canyon Weekly will not knowingly accept any advertising that violates this law. All dwellings advertised are avail on an equal opportunity basis.


Event submissions are printed FREE! The Canyon Weekly cannot guarantee placement; however, priority is given to emailed submissions, and events occurring in the North Santiam Canyon (Lyons/Mehama to Marion Forks). Please submit your event to: For more info or to purchase your ticksenior high school commons. Tickets ets see Nichole Cooper at the Santiam are $20 per person and RSVP’s must be Canyon School District Office (503)897made by October 2. There will be no Lyons Garden Club resumes their regular 2321, Maryann Meredith (503)897-4808, sales at the door. monthly meetings on October 9 at 1 pm Stacie Cook at City Hall (503) 897-2302, in the Lyons Fire Department Conference Dan Lemke (503)897-3014, Sata FroEvents this Week Room. Hostesses will be Jerri Snyder and lov(503)806-5058, Michele Sims at US Thursday, September 26 Charlene Hinchcliff. Guest speaker will be BANK or Gale Holfert (503)897-2004. 5:30-7pm Mari-Linn School remodel Diane Hyde who will give a presentation open house with big unveiling event on succulents. Guests and new members and barbecue! All are invited to attend! Detroit 2nd annual Mud Run is Oct are always welcome. Please contact Diane 12th. 6:30 US Corps of Engineers informaStockmar at 503-394-2197 or Jean Evett tional session on endangered species at index.php?p=1_16_Detroit-Lake-Mudat 503-859-2563 for more information. Detroit Dam. Santiam Jr./Sr.High Run. Participants can enter online at this Monthly dues are $12.00 per year which site. The event is expected to sell out as it Friday, September 27 includes a club activity book and name tag. did last year prior to the event. 8am Community Leader Roundtable meeting at Mill City City Hall, 444 S An evening of fun and fashions will be The Great Pumpkin Ball October 19, 1st Ave. Anyone interested in buildhosted by Santiam Hospital Auxiliary at the 7pm at the Santiam Gym. Thriller Dance ing community in the North Santiam Fall Frolic Fashion Show on October 10 Contest with free lessons by the WolverCanyon is invited to attend. Of special at 6:30 pm at Anthony Hall, 11758 Subettes each Friday starting October 4, at 11 interest to businesses, organizations and limity Rd. SE, Sublimity. Preview of the event coordinators. latest fall fashions by Christopher & Banks am to help us all prepare! Costume contest, of Salem will be featuring local models. music by The Flextones and the American 9am-1pm. Come join the North Tickets $20 included one free glass of wine Pop Culture class too. All family members Santiam Watershed Council and the and one raffle ticket. Proceeds will support and ages are invited to come and take part Marion Soil and Water Conservation the Auxiliary scholarship program and pur- in this free class and learn how to “ThrillDistrict for a tour of properties which chase items needed by various departments er”! Brought to you by Santiam Hearts to have been restored through the Conserof Santiam Hospital. Arts and the SCSD PTO. vation Reserve Enhancement Program For more information or to purchase (CREP) See riparian buffers, restored tickets, contact Mary Lou Hazelwood at Santiam High Alumni Tournament wetlands and ponds, as well as learn 503-769-5686 or Char Bartosz 503-749November 8, 9 and 10. more about how you can get involved in 910. Seating is limited so purchase your CREP and other restoration programs. tickets early. The 11th annual Santiam Canyon School Please RSVP for the tour by contactDistrict “Hall of Fame” Banquet is Satur- ing Kelly Foley with the North Santiam The Santiam Canyon Annual Scholarship Banquet is Saturday October day, November 9, 2013 at 7pm in the junior/ Watershed Council at 503-930-8202 or 12 and the place to be is the Salem Elks 7pm Santiam High Varsity Football Lodge #336, 2336 Turner Road in Salem. vs. Central Linn at Santiam Dinner starts at 5:30pm,, doors open at 4pm Tickets are on sale now for $35 Saturday, September 28 Items to be auctioned welcome. Please 10am – 1pm North Santiam State drop off your items at the District Office Park SOLV clean-up day at- 25862 Sept 26 from 11am-1pm. Santiam Park Rd, Lyons, OR ( Help with invasive plant removal, litter clean up, and maintenance and monitoring. Meet at the picnic shelter. No minimum age required. Jeannine White, Coordinator. Registration, Kathleen Boyle

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Gates Community Church of Christ

“..reaching the canyon for Christ.” Mike Stair, Minister Sunday School 9:45am & Worship Service will be at 11 AM 40070 Gates School Rd (503)897-3210

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Tuesday, October 1 6pm Santiam High School Volleyball home game with Kennedy High School.

Wednesday, October 2 Stayton Red Hat Strutters will be going on a fall road trip and luncheon to Marion Forks Restaurant and Lounge on N. Santiam Highway, Idanha on Wednesday, October 2nd.

If you wish to carpool meet at the Stayton Park N Ride at 10:30 am. Alice Wilson will be hosting. For more information or to make your reservation call Alice at 503-897-2681 or Diane Stockmar at 503-394-2197. The leaves should be turning beautiful fall colors by then. Restaurant phone is 503-8543669. 6 pm There will be a meeting for those interested in helping with the 27th annual Santiam Alumni Tournament. Support is welcomed in all areas. Please come to the meeting at the Santiam Jr/Sr High School library and/or contact the Jr/Sr high school (503) 897-2311 to leave your name and number. This is also a chance to help make improvements in the tournament.

Thursday, October 3 6pm Santiam High Volleyball at East Linn Christian

Friday, October 4 9am-10:30 Learn the Michael Jackson “Thriller” dance to get prepped for the Great Pumpkin Ball! Free classes hosted by the Santiam Wolverettes at the Santiam Jr/Sr High Gym. 7pm Santiam High Varsity Football at Waldport.

Saturday, October 5 9 am-3pm Lyon Fire Department 9th Annual Chili~Salsa Cook-off & Car Show featuring: Fastest Fireman Contest, Car Show, Bazaar, Bake Sale, 50/50 Drawing, Door Prizes, and free fire truck rides with donation of 2 cans of food. 10 am The Detroit Lake Recreation Area Business Association, in collaboration with it’s proponents, is proposing a Scenic Bikeway between the towns of Detroit Lake and Estacada. This 72 mile stretch of forested road way will captivate the rider with mountain, river and wildlife views. Join us at Detroit City Hall to hear about the Bikeway, give your suggestions and if you are interested get involved. Located at 160 N Detroit Ave, Detroit OR. Contact Yvonne Messmer, 503-931-8308 for more information.

Ongoing Weekly Events

Mill City Library hours are 10-12 and 1:30-3:30 on Tuesday through Friday. Saturday 10-12. The library is closed on Sunday & Monday.


6:30 pm-8pm Youth Center for 7th-12th grades. Air Hockey, Ping Pong, Foos Ball. FREE. Mill City Baptist Church. 7pm Santiam Canyon Community Chorus rehearsals at the Mill City Christian Church. For more information contact Joanne Hebing at 503-859-3426.


10am-2pm Quilting Club Canyon Bible Fellowship, Lyons 910-4918 12pm Meals on Wheels, Senior Meals Fellowship Hall, MC Presbyterian. Meals on Wheels. Ruth:503-897-2204. $3.50 donation recommended. 7:30pm Santiam Al-Anon, Mt. View Church, Aumsville


Spaghetti Lunch at the Canyon Senior Center at noon, on the second & fourth Wednesday of each month. $3.00 for non-members; $2.00 for members. 9am Downward Dog Yoga * New Location!*Gates Fire Hall, Sorbin St. in Gates 10am-3pm Judy’s Art Class at Mill City Eagles Hall. Oil painting, all levels welcome. Weekly on Wednesdays. Drop in, open to all. 503-859-2213 6:30 pm-8pm Youth Center for 7th-12 grades. Air Hockey, Ping Pong, Foos Ball. FREE. Mill City Baptist Church. 7 pm AA meeting at Gates Community Church of Christ 7:30pm AA Meeting Idanha City Hall.

4pm “Weight Watchers at Work” at Santiam High School Library. 5:30-8pm Youth Movie Night Ages 10-18 Mill City Christian Church. Kids MUST be picked up by 8:15. Free. Not held on weeks with Friday school. 6pm Bible Study at Living Water Church of God, Sorbin St. Gates. 7 pm The Canyon Book Club meets at Trexler Farm Restaurant. Come early for dinner at 6pm or come for the discussion at 7pm. The club will meet monthly every 2nd Thursday evening. Sep- Fool by Christopher Moore Oct- Life of Pi by Yann Martel Nov- Killer Angels by Michael Shaara Contact person: Herb Bastuscheck 503859-2668 7-9pm Bingo with the Idanha Detroit Fire Dept, every other Thursday at the Detroit City Hall meeting room.


Free Knife Sharpening Friday at Gene’s Meat Market in Mehama (limit 5 please). At the flashing light on Hwy 22. 6:30pm Youth Group at Mill City Baptist Church 7th grade to 24 years. 815 NW Santiam Blvd. Sunday. 1pm Canyon Senior Center Pinochle 844 South First St. Mill City 503 897-4176


4-6 pm Youth Group at Mehama Community Church 11336 Morris St. Grades 6-12; games, music and bible studies. Info:503859-2849 or facebook 6:30 pm Youth Group Mill City Baptist Church. 7th grade to 24 years. 815 NW Santiam Blvd. Sundays


10am-3pm North Santiam Quilters, Gates Church, all levels! 897-2102 12pm Meals on Wheels, Senior Meals. Fellowship Hall, MC Presbyterian Church. Ruth:503 897-2204 12-4:30pm Food Distribution Day at the Canyon Gleaners in Mill City. 3:30-5pm Good News Club at Mill City Baptist Church. Kids K-4 grade. Bible stories, singing, games, snack. Free. 815 Santiam Blvd. change ad

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Dispose of Medications Safely at Albany and Lebanon Police Departments In Linn County 6% of eighth graders and 11% of eleventh graders report using prescription drugs without a doctor’s orders (Past 30day use, Student Wellness Survey 2012). Many of these kids start by accessing their family medicine cabinet. For kids, prescription drugs may be appealing because they are easily accessible, they are “legal” and they are FDA-approved, so may be perceived as safe compared to illicit street drugs. In reality, abusing prescription medications even once can be as dangerous as abusing any illegal drug. Disposing of prescription drugs safely is one way to help keep kids safe. Taking pharmaceuticals to a drug drop-box is the best alternative to flushing, which is not recommended. Albany drug disposal: The Albany Police offers a Drug Drop-Box

in the department lobby where citizens may drop off any unwanted or expired over-the-counter or prescription medications for safe disposal. Police personnel collect and destroy the medications in a safe and legal manner by incinerating them at a nearby facility. Medications may be dropped off 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Albany Police Department is located at 1117 Jackson Street S.E. in Albany. For more information contact Community Education Specialist Sandy Roberts at 541-917-3206. Lebanon drug disposal: In Lebanon, a drop box is available from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Lebanon Justice Center at 40 North 2nd Street. The department will accept any medications except needles. The drugs are collected from the box and incinerated.

Linn County Sheriff call log- September 15-22, 2013 9/15/13 0:44 Description: ASSAULT REPORT CAMP MORRISON DR Linn County punches being thrown, 4 people involved no weapons Male had been holding a baby 9/15/13 9:09 JUV-RUNAWAY RPT LYONS MILL CITY DR Caller called last night to report her daughter as a runaway, NARN 13-13438, then was told by a friend that her daughter was coming home so she cancelled it. 9/15/13 9:21 SUSP-PERSON 1ST AV Mill City MILL CITY BRIDGE Transient staying in a tent on the west side beach area under the mill city foot bridge 9/15/13 10:47 CHILD ABUSE REPORT ALDER ST Mill City Caller unwilling to give much info. Advised that she is wanting to report abuse that happened some time ago between siblings. This occured in Benton County but Benton County 9/16/13 7:49 43600 Block KINGSTON-LYONS DR Linn PR says that someone broke into one of their shops. PR does not think anything was stolen. 9/16/13 10:21 ASST-OUTSIDE AGENCY SWIFT AV Mill City out with osp 9/16/13 11:18 TRESPASS IN PROGRESS 49600 Block KINGWOOD AV Linn County contact caller at location regarding squatters removing property from address next door to listed address 9/16/13 12:01 Description: THREATS Unit: 787 Disposition: No Additional Report Necessary 600 Block LINN BV Mill City 10

Narrative CALLER has custody of juv - via his ex-wife/mother of child,caller became aware ofsusp’s threat to kill juv - caller’s ex is pregnant with susp’s child 9/16/13 12:37 WELF CHECK Unit: 734 Disposition: No Additional Report Necessary GATES BRIDGE EAST Linn County PR says that a male has been brought to their location and refuses to stay. White male 5’10 175 with gry hair. Blk pants with a blue 9/17/13 5:06 SUSP-PERSON 19TH ST Lyons Caller reporting someone laying on the sidewalk near this intersection 9/17/13 8:36 BURGLARY REPORT PAMELIA RD Linn County PAMELIA LAKE TRAILHEAD cabin owned by Pamelia Timberlands caller represents the people who lease the property - there is no address for the property 784 was there. 9/15/13 - caller would like 09/17/13 10:00 SUSP-CIRCUMSTANCES 46300 Block LYONS MILL CITY DR Linn County caller would like phone contact caller found a receipt for alcohol purchase in daughter car -alcoholic beverages purchased at local business in Mill City. 9/17/13 13:12 THEFT-RPT PR had a dirt bike stolen out of their front yard a week ago. PR says that today she saw someone with it and the male told PR that he bought it from a male that lives near by. 9/17/13 14:19 SUSP-VEHICLE MAIN ST Lyons caller reporting that the veh was was parked on

apple loop approx 20 ago male/ female couple changing the tire they got the lic 9/17/13 17:32 LYONS MILL CITY DR Linn County 40 yo female, having a panic attack because she and her uncle have been fighting. Medics will stage 9/17/13 18:39 DISTB-DOMESTIC GATES BRIDGE EAST Linn County Disturbance between mother and son mother is inj, may have a concussion Female is foaming at the mouth, head was slammed. 09/17/13 20:18 MVC-NON INJURY KINGWOOD AV Linn 9/22/13 metcom sending medics. possible on board. 1 veh in the ditch. 9/18/13 9:34 THEFT-RPT 1ST AV Mill City MILL CITY MARKETPLACE Caller reporting she has a young male on tape shoplifting from her store. 9/18/13 13:57 MENTAL-OTHER IVY ST Linn County caller advises that subject grabbed him and caller had to throw him out of his house caller advises that subject grabbed his hair. 9/18/13 19:48 TRESPASS Mill City Caller reporting that the house to her right is in foreclosure and it appears as though someone has broken into it sometime today. 9/19/13 22:44 JUV-COMPLAINT 1ST AV Mill City MILL CITY MARKETPLACE caller states that there were 8 or 9 kids, about 5th or 6th graders, who jumped out at her when she was driving past. Caller saw them about 1 min ago. 9/22/13 9/20/13 11:26 CRIM MISCHIEF

FAIRVIEW ST Mill City KIMMEL PARK Narrative per787, he was flagged down and directed to location 9/20/13 13:22 PHONE-HARASSMENT LYONS MILL CITY DR Linn County Pr advising that she is being harassed by. Pr has told her not to call her. 9/20/13 18:15 ASST-MOTORIST HWY 22 Linn County MP62 HWY 22 out with a disabled vehicle tow truck already on the way 09/20/13 20:51 JUV-RUNAWAY RPT 600 Block ALDER ST Mill City Caller reporting that her son ran away again. He was found by the father earlier in the evening, was picked up and once at the home he the jvnl left again. 9/21/13 5:06 UNAUTHORIZED ENTRY TO MOTOR VEHICLE JUNIPER CT Lyons caller reports a subj, dark clothing w/ backpack was on callers property, near the cars subj left, walking down the road toward John Neal park 9/21/13 13:41 DISTB-DOMESTIC KINGWOOD AV Mill City Pr reporting husband is intox, came in and was yelling at the PR. He has left the house, was driving a green Ford PU. 9/21/13 19:20 DISTB-DOMESTIC HWY 226 Linn County caller reports that his Mom is fighting with her boyfriend at listed location boyfriend won’t let the female inside the house 9/22/13 Time: 1:23 PROWLER THERE NOW IVY ST Mill City in the area of. Duplex. 3 different people with flashlights. Possible looking in cars.

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Business Development

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Mill City Market Place plagued by shoplifters “We will prosecute,” says manager Sandi Stegemann

A few lucky 8th grade girls from Mari-Linn School took a trip to Philomath last week to play some hard core volleyball against the Braves. They won 1 of 3 games, with near win on the final match thanks to the impressive serving action of Trinity Saunders. Earlier in match 2, Shere’e Donahue (not pictured) packed her own series of powerful serves that had the other team scrambling. The girls joined the Stayton Middle School Wildcats this year since there were not enough kids to make a team at Mari-Linn. Pictured: Skye Lowe, Kayla Ritchie, Trinity Saunders, Lyndsey DeSantis, and Shelby Flatt.

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On September 19th a young man walked into the market in Mill City, stuffed a bottle of Advil (tm) in his pocket, and walked out the door Later the staff, most of life long local residents examined the footage from the video surveillance tapes in an effort to identify the thief, yet no one recognized the culprit. Then again, just this Tuesday, the same man walked through the store, grabbed two cans of Camo Beer, and boldly strode out the front door with staff in pursuit. They were unable to apprehend, but this time a Linn County Deputy was able to identify him, and pursue arrest. “This is really getting to be a problem, people walk right in and take things with no remorse. People move into our town with no job, no vehicle no social services,” said Sandi Stegemann, market manager. Recently a man walked into the store with a bundle of winning lottery tickets to redeem, however the state system is smarter than the bad guys in this instance. Those tickets were stolen earlier that month from a different location and had been tracked. Again the culprit got away, but again his image was caught on camera. “We will prosecute,” said Stegemann, “those criminals are costing us all money.”

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