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The Canyon Weekly August 10, 2011

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Volume 2, Issue 32

News and Life - For Our Side of the Mountain!

Serving the communities of Lyons, Mehama, Elkhorn, Mill City, Gates, Niagra, Detroit, Breitenbush, Idanha and Marion Forks

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Cascade Foothills Saturday Faire Saturday, Aug 13 in Gates • At the Green on Hwy 22 9:30am-5:30pm

Terry Fletchall from Santiam Memorial Hospital takes the green at hole 16.

Youth Benefit Golf Tourney raises $9000 for local kids

It was a good day for golfing, and a good day to help fund the many youth causes that help our community remain a great place to grow up. The golfers entry fees - and the many donations and volunteers - raised enough to cover several of the $500 college scholarships that the (cont’d on back page) The volunteers (in no particular order): Jan & Mike Long, Jakira Ballard, Ken & Kathy Kindred, Diane Ballard, Sandy Lyness, Myca Keto, Penny Keen, Cathy Morris, Margo Carty and Katy McConnell, among others that helped the day go smoothly. Volunteers not pictued: Jeff & Joe Ballard (out playing) and Greg Pisano.

Food Vendors Music Schools warn of fundraising scammers Reports of suspects asking for fraudulent donations for wrestling, football teams

The Santiam Canyon School District has reported several recent incidents involving an ex-student going door-to-door requesting fraudulent donations for the high school football program. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office also received a call from a concerned Mill City resident reporting a juvenile collecting money for the high school wrestling team. “As far as we know, there should be no solicitation of monies at this point,� said Caroline Gillaspy, ac-

tivities coordinator. She said that with our community of generous donors, it’s especially important to be wary of adults and teenagers asking for money - in person or over the phone. Residents are asked to contact the school district (503-897-2321) or Caroline Gillaspy (503-89702311x240) before donating. “We want to be sure they know it is really going into where it should be,� said Gillaspy. No one has been charged for the illegal requests.

Don’t Forget To Register For School Gates Elementary - Aug. 16,18: 1-3pm & 4-7pm. Aug. 17: 8-12am & 1-3pm. MC Middle School - Aug. 23, 25 1-3pm & 4-7pm. Aug. 24: 8-12am & 1-3pm. Santiam High School - Week of August 22nd. Letters mailed with specific times.


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Left: Four iconic women of the canyon: Caroline Gilaspy, JoAnne Hebbing, Peg Tuscher and Joy Charles meet up after Friday night’s opening of The Secret Garden. “Weren’t they just wonderful!” gushed Joy Charles, of the children’s performance. Right: Parker Hanna,6, of the Garden cast, celebrates with his mom, Yvonne, after the opening performance on Saturday.

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Fairview Cemetery gets ongoing mapping Ten years ago, California resident Joe Romey came to visit his relatives at Fariview Cemetery to find his step-grandfather - and found the map of gravsites had been vanadalized. Since then, he’s been coming back every year to update and organize all the gravesites, with the eventual goal of making a mylar map for Pictured: (top) Dunnell and Natathe cemetery. lie Cole look for identification on a This year, local residents came out to help his marker. (Bottom) Debbie Fawcett and efforts, like Dunnell and Natalie Cole. “You Bruce Sexton worked with mapper Joe wonder sometimes how people are related,” Romey (behind, left) with members of and Santiam Canyon High’s said Dunnell Cole. “You hear stories and this YoungLife Business Club to correct and expand brings it to life.” the cemetery map. Cole was part of the YoungLife Christian youth group that had seven members looking for markers and names. Member Bruce Sexton was also there helping with errors like misspellings or women simply marked as “Mrs. JD”. Others were marked with their nicknames. “We’re finding a lot of people that aren’t on the map,” said Sexton. Fairview Cemetery is funded entirely by donations and maintained by Dan Lemke.

Santiam High School annual reunion

Susann Heller, class of ‘67, and cousin Chuck Kuhlman, class of ‘56, helped organize this year’s Santiam High alumni annual reunion Aug 7 with over 80 attendees. These grown up kids represented classes spanning from 1934 graduate Arey Podrabsky and 1936 graduate Rudy Rada, to Paul Freeman who graduated in 1972. Special honorees were the 14 members of the class of ‘61 who had just celebrated their 50th reunion the day before. Group photo top row (l to r) Kathy Harrus Johnson, Judy Kay Meier, Janice Novak Gossen, Jim Bevier, Ed Andersen, David Johnson, Charles Epperson, Tom Smith. Front row (l to r) Esther Callender Elkins, Marcia Barnhardt Stier, Judy Kadin McCallister, JuDee Logan Bevier, Leatta McCall Jones, Everett Earhart, Dennis Jenkins. Center photo: Arey Podrabsky, class of ‘34 (left) catches up with a friend. Right photo: Dorothy Ayers and Darryl Schroeder, class of ‘41.

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The Mill City Gates Recreation Association requests applications for the 2011-12 youth sports season. Scholarships available; MCGRA emphasizes that no child will be turned away. Family discounts, too. Soccer, volleyball and flag football are $40/player; tackle football $70/player. Applications at Mill City City Hall. MCGRA is also looking for volunteer coaches and referees. Info: 503-8547009 (leave message). MCGRA meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month, 6:30pm at Scout Cabin on Remine Rd. in Mill City. Next meeting is August 11.

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Local senior gets 103rd birthday wish

Press release - Local resident Fern Kahlenbeck will celebrate her 103rd birthday this month. When asked what she would like to do she said, “I’d like to ride in a convertible car to The Oregon Garden - that’s something I’ve always wanted to do.” Marian Estates staff, where Kalenbeck lives, reached out to area businesses to get this seniors’ longtime wish granted. On August 25th, her day will start with a convertible ride, courtesy of Jim Larson in his beautiful, blue 57 Chevrolet. Precision Construction is looking to A proud member of the Obsolete Fleet partner with local subcontractors for the Chevrolet Club, Jim’s happy to help following positions: with Fern’s wish and is looking forward • Excavation, Utilities, & Paving to being her chauffeur. They will con• Concrete & Reinforcement tinue to Salem to lunch at the Wild Pear, • Lumber Supply & Rough Carwho has awarded Fern lunch for four. pentry (timber experience a plus) After lunch, they with make their way • Window, Doors, Frame, Hardin style to The Oregon Garden, who has ware Supply & Install graciously donated tickets for Fern and • Exterior Enveloping & Siding the caregivers and family members acMaterials and Install companying her. Fern is not particular • Insulation about what she wants to see while there, • Drywall she just wants to “see the beauty.” • Painting Interior & Exterior Marian Estates Care Home in Sublim• Cabinetry & Millwork Supply ity is proud to help Fern celebrate her and Install Birthday and looks forward to the day • Masonry & Tile Materials and of fun the 103 year old is about to have! Install

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Local veterans to supply hot dogs to hungry garage-salers

The American Legion Post # 159 would like to help celebrate Dog Days. They will be cooking and selling hamburgers and hot dogs at the old Hoover Supply building parking lot on First St. in Mill City, August 20th 9am-3pm. Soda, water, and chips available too. Stop on by to enjoy a quick bite, an say “hi” to some of your veterans! Congratulations to Matthew Mellinger and Melissa Saner on the birth of their daughter, Madilyn Marie Mellinger born July 31, 2011 at 4:12pm weighing 7lbs 4oz and measuring 19 3/4”. We are so proud of you both! Love Dad and Mom Saner

Mill City 4th of July Committee seeks members for 2012 festival

The Mill City Fourth of July Committee was formed in December 2010 as a 5-7 member standing committee. The committee meets on a monthly basis as outlined in the resolution creating the committee, beginning in October, and is responsible for organization, scheduling, and facilitation of the Annual Mill City Fourth of July Celebration. The first official City of Mill City Fourth of July Celebration was a huge success, bringing in nearly 40 vendors, 50+ parade entries, and a first ever music in the park series along with many other family friendly events. The 2012 celebration promises to be just as, if not more successful, with many new events

being planned in conjunction with local community groups! Citizens interested in serving on the Mill City Fourth of July Committee must submit a letter of interest to Mayor Tim Kirsch. For more information contact City Recorder Stacie Cook at City Hall (897-2302). All letters of interest should be turned in at City Hall by September 20, 2011. The committee appointments will be made at the regular city council meeting of September 27, 2011.

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Chamber of Commerce seeks new board members

Your Santiam Canyon business organization is growing! Two board members are sought to join the North Santiam Chamber of Commerce - to help drive, coordinate and enhance the local business economy and its community. Do you: •Recognize the community, recreation It’s our best garage sale deal! and tourism value of the North Santiam Canyon and want to help promote it? Aug 19-21, 2011 •Have a desire to be involved in the business environment and want to Buy - Sell - Trade work with fun, upbeat and communityEveryday Deal minded people? 503.859.4054 Red Leaf, Coral and Lacy •Have a few hours a week to help co- 1313 Main St, Lyons Leaf Maple Trees from $2.50-19.00 ordinate local events, like the Cascade Wed-Sat 10a-5p Sun 12p-5p subj. to availability Foothills Saturday Faire and the Santiam Canyon Awards Night? The North Santiam Chamber of ComResale Clothing merce is a non-profit organization servsizes 0-6x ing the business community through its many generous volunteers. Chamber Board Members meet 1x month and summer clothes must be current members. To find how ‘till August 17 you can help grow the value of this mention this ad unique community, contact Eric Ortiz 611 N. 1st Ave Stayton 503.767.3234 503.897.2393 or 10:30am-5pm Mon-Sat or

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Wallen, and Raeley Harrison. Becca Lorenz received four Premier ribbons and three Medallions in western, flags, and the keyhole race - a spin on the dime game requiring precision stops and Photos courtesy of Aaron Caruso turns. She qualified to move on to the Oreat gon State Fair, with Kaycee Dezurney, who also won three Premiers and a Medallion in the speed-and-turn barrel racing classes. Realey Harrison got three Premiers and a Medallion in poles and Carson Otto, a first year participant, was awarded the Mickey Zucker award, for being the most improved over the club year. Other first year participants who did well were Hannah Fencl, who received a 2nd in Showmanship and 1st place in Western Equitation on her horse Lucky. Paige Hanna and her horse Sunny received a 2nd in Showmanship, Trail, and Western Equitation. The 4-H group spokesperson Nicole Dezurney said, “I was very proud of (the Blazing Saddles)...what a showing way to go! Thank you to our parents that always jump in. I never have to ask our club to get in there, just have to go find people to get them a break! Thank you for all your hard work!” Top: Kaycee Dezurney won three Premiers and a Medallion in barrel racing. Middle: Carson Otto, a first year participant was awarded the Mickey Zucker award. Left: Realey Harrison won three Premiers and a Medallion at the fair.

Local singles group to hold kick-off BBQ

The Aumsville Singles group, recently started by Lorie Walters and sponsored by the City of Aumsville, will be hosting a kick-off BBQ on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2-5pm at Mill Creek Park. The group is non-religious, open to any singles ages 21-125 and alcohol free. “There’s an abundance of singles in the Canyon area just waiting to connect and become better acquainted,” said Walters, who is looking for input from local singles about what type of activities the group should organize.“We have

ideas but we would like to see what participants want.” In the works are twice monthly potlucks, outings, hikes, baseball games, beach trips or seasonal parties. The kick-off BBQ is free (funded by the Aumsville Park and Recreation Committee) and future events will probably be funded by the individuals who participate. For more information: or Aumsville Singles Outreach on Facebook. Come to the BBQ - and bring a single friend!

Karen Widmer brings tie-dye wearable art to Cascade Foothills Saturday Faire Locally known for her creative and affordable tie-dyed clothing, Gates resident and artist Karen Widmer will be returning to the Cascade Foothills Saturday Faire August 13 in Gates. Her tie-dye art is popular with everyone from true-to-the-earth hippies to those who want to go colorful with class. Widmer has been making tie-dyed clothing since she was a teenager and this is her third year creating the colorful fun professionally.

She helped start the Cascade Foothills Satyrday Faire three years ago and needed something to sell. “We all got a free booth space and everyone else had waycool things to sell,” said Widmer. “So I bought some books and started making T-shirts and other clothes.” Her most popular item is a center twist, figure flattering ladies top that retails at $24 (sizes sm-xxl). “I like mixing it up and learning new things - and being aware of what colors are in fashion.”

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In ongoing improvement efforts, new communication dishes were installed this summer, according to the US Army Corp of Engineers spokesperson, Diana Fredlund. “The communications between the dams has always proved challenging, and this new equipment should help,” said Fredlund.

Preschool Registration for Fall 2011 ages 3-5

Canyon Critter’s Academy is taking registrations for this fall for ages 3-5. Registration forms can be picked up at 100 SE Juniper Street. An open house will be in September for the students and their parents. First day of school is September 12th, 2011. A two day a week option (Tuesday and Thursday) or a four day a week option (Monday through Thursday) will be available from 8:30-11:15am. Angie Fencl is the Director and Head Teacher and received her Montessori teaching degree in 2009. “The environment we are creating will be toxic free,” said Fencl. “This ensures these children can focus and naturally learn to their full potential.” Tuition for the 2-day option is $105 a month and the 4-day a week option is $170 a month. Snack provided. Pre-registration fee of $95 due at enrollment.

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FOR SALE: White water Kayak, Piranha S-6. Great play boat, loves spinning and cartwheeling down the N. Santiam. Looking for a good home. $250. call 503-897-7272 FOR RENT Space next to Gates Post Office, used to be a beauty salon. Call 503-897-2966 or 503-897-2161 for more information. For Sale or Rent Cozy 1 room house in Mill City with shop & fenced yard. Rent: $575 month + 200 dep. Sale: owner willing to carry contract or lease to buy option available. Call Judy 503897-3051 for more information. Local Lamb Available. All natural pasture & grass fed. Chops, shanks, roasts, ground & more. Misty Mountain Farms 503-859-3575 For Rent 2 Story 3 bed 1.5 bath home. 1950 sq feet. New carpet and paint, has family room and inside laundry Fenced backyard, work shop and off street


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It is easy to make plans for enjoying the North Santiam this August because good conditions exist every day for different activities & times. Fish move around within the river system daily to stay within their temperature comfort zone. Upstream from Mill City, fishing is best in the mornings and rafting is best in the afternoons. Fish like the Mehama-area North Santiam in the evenings and mornings, and when the river warms up they like to go upstream to get into the colder water. Anglers do best in the Mehama area in the mornings, and swimmers and rafters like conditions in the afternoons. Little North Fork flows are too low for rafting and too warm for good fishing. They are, however, ideal for swimming. Some rafters that go down the main North Santiam stop where the Little North Fork flows in and walk upstream to swim in the warm water. So far this season, there are 43,419 Chinook salmon and 20,666 Summer Steelhead in the Willamette River system. Many of them come up the North Santiam. The salmon fishing season for Chinooks will close on August 15, but steelhead season is open all year and the best fishing of the year is often in August, September, and part of October, depending on rainfall. A few Fall Caddis flies have been emerging, and big trout love to feed on them. We are allowed to keep two fin clipped trout per day in August, and in September we must release them. We can keep three steelhead per day if they have a clipped fin.

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Across 4. Got burnt, so build it up. 6. Auto Repair with A/C on sale. 7. Looking to mingle in Aumsville. 9. Brad brought this to start the YBGT off with a BANG! 11. Big trout love eating these flies. hint=B.S.R.R. 13. She won! 16. Graduated from High school in 1934. 17. Getting together once again. Down 1. Driving Miss Fern in a ‘57 Chevy. 2. Don’t “T” them off, they like raising money for our kids! 3. Selling their wares at the Saturday Faire. 4. Canyon_______Academy. 5. Puppies in the sun, and the Legion has plans to sell them. 8. Need to cool off? This company can

help. 10. A way to find where our loved ones are buried. 12. While we’re talking about the heat... well these 4-H kids were Blazing in theirs. 14. Fruit smoothies at Canyon Espresso drive-thru. 15. She’ll turn 103 this month.

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Free Summer Meals for kids ages 1-18. • 11:30am-12:30pm at Santiam H.S. cafeteria. Mon-Thurs thru August 18th. Adults $2.00. • 12pm at Mari-Linn School. MonThurs. Marian Estates Auxiliary Annual Parking Lot Sale 2 DAYS ONLY: Fri., Aug. 19th 2-5pm Sat., Aug. 20th 9am3pm. 390 SE Church St. Sublimity, OR 97385 - near the Bistro. Santiam Valley Grange Pancake Breakbast Aug 20. Info: 503 859-3445 Dog Daze City-Wide Garage Sale August 20, Mill City & Gates $3/ individual, $5/civic group or business. Register by Aug 15 at Mill City City Hall Summer Sun Sale: Lyons City-Wide Garage Sale. Free fluorescent sale signs reading “The Community That Cares” at city hall. Get on the map for just $1 (deadline August 12, 4pm) Info: Mary Mitchell 503-859-2167 Mill City area schools registration starts Aug 22. Santiam HS and Mill City Middle School. Letters mailed with specific times. Info: 503-897-2321 Canyon Readers at Trexler Farm in Me-

hama: Sept. 8: The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson. Oct. 13: Islands in the Stream by Earnest Hemmingway. Nov. 10: The Innocent Man by John Grisham. Dinner starts at 6:30pm, discussion starts at 7pm. Herb Bastuscheck 503-859-2668. Detroit Lake Cruz-In Classic Car Rally Sept 17. Register at Talk Like A Pirate Party Sept 17, 8pm Mill City Eagles Lodge. New members/ guests welcome. 897-3100 Put this date on your Calendar ye scurvy dogs! Our biggest and best Pirate Party yet. Dress like a pirate and win prizes! Talk like a pirate and win prizes! Limbo like a pirate and win prizes! Mark your calendar, grab your pirate or your wench and be there for a night of great fun….or ye will walk the plank!

Farm in Mehama: August 11: The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula Le Guin. Dinner starts at 6:30pm, discussion starts at 7pm. Herb Bastuscheck 859-2668.

Friday, August 12

9am-5pm Gates Fire District Emergency Services Support Treasure Sale at the Gates Gazebo on Hwy 22. Saturday, August 13, too! To donate, call Cindy Miller at 503-897-2232. 9-11:30am Mill City Planning Commission meets at MC Fire Hall. 10-11pm Free Stargazing at Fishermen’s Bend Campground 5 telescopes for close & deep space viewing. Open to the public. Every Friday (weather pending) at Cottonwoods ball field in River Loop. Facebook: Fishermen’s Bend Campgound. 6pm Mill City Eagles Lodge BBQ Chicken night. New Members/guests welcome. 7pm Mill City Moose Lodge Wii Game Night New members/guests welcome. 7pm Free Concert in the Park with Matthew Price “freewheeling folk rock.” Porter-Boone Park, Aumsville.

Federal Lakes Recreation Committee Detroit Lake meets Oct 19, 6:30pm at Detroit Ranger Station. 9th Annual Santiam Canyon School District Hall of Fame Banquet on November 12, 7pm at the high school commons. The Hall of Fame committee is Saturday, August 13 looking for individual sponsors ($150) or 9am Santiam Valley Grange Flea Marall recipient sponsors ($600). Info: David ket Booth spaces and tailgaiting available. Info: 503-859-3445 Plotts, Caroline Gillaspy 503-897-2311. 9am-5pm Gates Fire District Emergency Services Support Treasure Sale at the Gates Gazebo on Hwy 22. To donate, call Thursday, August 11 11-1:30pm Mill City/Gates Recreation Cindy Miller at 503-897-2232. 9:30am-5:30pm Cascade Foothills SatAssoc. meets at Scout Cabin. urday Faire Local market with crafters, 3pm International Ball and World artisans and area entertainment! Featuring: Market (enrollment in reading program • Primal Instincts from Dallas required with 10 hours by Aug 9). • Guardian Angel Crafts from Mill City Lyons Public Library 279 8th St. • Art from the Inkwell from Gates 503-859-2366 • Tupperware from Sublimity • Sticks and Stuff from Jefferson 6:30pm Canyon Readers at Trexler REAL Fruit Smoothie

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To vendor or sponsor, contact Faire Chairperson Cathy Morris at 541.258.6940. 2-3pm Rock-O-Rama: Rock & Gem Identification with Ranger Dan at Fishermen’s Bend Campground. Fam-

ily fun, free. Info: Facebook or 503-8972406 2-5pm Aumsville Singles Group KickOff BBQ at Mill Creek Park, Aumsville. Free, sponsored by the City of Aumsville. Non-religious, singles ages 21+ , alcohol free. Info: or Aumsville Singles Outreach on Facebook. 6pm Hot August Nights Auction & Steak Night Local school supply fundraiser at Mill City Moose Lodge. Raffle tickets on sale now- prizes include Packsaddle Pellets & more! $1 each. 7-9pm Detroit Lake Recreation Enhancement and Shoreline Restoration Design Project meeting Phase II with revised designs from previous public meetings. City of Detroit Mtg Hall 150 Detroit Ave N.

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Fellowship Hall, MC Presbyterian Church, 897-2204 10am-2pm Quilting Club Canyon Baptist Church 446 Cedar St, Lyons 503- 10am-3pm North Santiam Quilters, Gates Church, all levels! 897-2102 910-4918 4pm-8pm Youth Center for 7th-12 12pm Senior Meals Fellowship Hall, Mill City Presbyterian Church. Meals on grades. Air Hockey, Ping Pong, Foos Ball. FREE. Mill City Baptist Church. Wheels avail. Ruth:503 897-2204 4pm-close Tex Mex Thursday at 1pm Eagles Lodge Bingo Open to Marion Forks Restaurant Mexican everyone. Mill City 897-3100 7:30pm Santiam Al-Anon for family and cuisine for your enjoyment.$9.99. 503854-3669 friends of alcoholics, open meeting, Mt. 6pm Cedars Taco Night, Detroit View Church, Aumsville



Free Knife Sharpening Fridays at 4pm-close Wild Wing Wednesday at Gene’s Meat Market from 3pm-6pm Marion Fork Restaurant Wings your (limit 5, please). Located at the flashing way (spicy,bbq,or plain) 60 cents each. yellow light on Hwy 22 in Mehama. 503503-854-3669 859-2252. 5:30-9:30pm Teen Movie Night Ages 10am-12pm Kid Zone Fun, crafts and 10-18 Mill City Christian Church, Mill a FREE sack lunch. Mill City Baptist City. All kids MUST be picked up at Church. 140 N. 1st. St (503) 536-5414 9:30pm. Free. 503-602-8742 7pm. AA Meeting Santiam Chapel, Lyons. 1pm Canyon Senior Center Open Pinochle 844 South First St, 7:30-8:30pm Idanha AA Gates Community Mill City 503-897-4176 at City Hall Church of Christ 7:30-8:30pm Idanha AA Mtg at 7pm Wii Bowling Thursday, August 18 “..reaching City Hall 7-8pm North Santiam School Dist board Tournament at Mill City the canyon for Christ.” Eagles Lodge. Prizes for Saturdays meeting (Lyons-area schools) 9am-2pm Veterans Outreach Center at high scores awarded at the Mike Stair, Minister 7pm 9-ball Tournament at Mill Sunday School 9am the Canyon Senior Center. Benefit help end of each month. New Worship 10am members/guests welcome. and surplus items. 844 1st Ave Mill City 897-3100 503-897-4176 40070 Gates School Rd 12pm Canyon Senior Center Picnic and Potluck at Kimmel Park. Info: 897-4176 6pm Social Graces Group Dog Training Class begins at Scout Cabin, 49003 Remine Rd in Mill City. Six week Obedience and Rally Obedience course for friendly, non-aggressive, vaccinated dogs only, please. Reg. $75, Summer Special price just $60. Info: Linda Grace 503859-3647, SocialGracesDogTraining@


Weekly Events Mondays

4pm-8pm Youth Center for 7th-12 grades. Air Hockey, Ping Pong, ect. FREE. Mill City Baptist Church. 6-7:30pm Eagles Lodge Taco Night New members welcome. 897-3100

12pm Senior Meals.


Pastor Brian Byers 503-897-2716 251 SW 3rd St, Mill City

Mill City

Christian Church

Sunday School 9am Worship 10am


Locals win top prizes at golf tourney

group awards each year, in addition to youth cause grants for sports, arts and more. The annual event was held at Elhorn Golf Course near Gates August 6 and featured many local prize winners: 1st place Men’s Division (low gross, score of 57 - winning a trip to Pumpkin Ridge Golf Course for 4) RD & Roger Davidson, Eric Kuiken, Newell

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Robison. The Dave Valencia team won 1st place Mixed Division (low net, score (net) of 51.25 - winning a round of golf for 4 with cart at McNary Golf Course). Ted Johnson team won 1st place in the Hardly Ever Play Division - winning a round for 4 at Santiam Golf course. Scholarship applications and youth funding requests will be available mid-November.

Pictured clockwise from top right: Organizer Mike Long starts the day with some pre-play instructions, Brad Yates and his cannon started the game with “one big bang”, Alex Enriquez goes for par at hole 11 while Ray Perez and Ester Valencia look on, the volunteer crew from Santiam Memorial served a complimentary luncheon for the players.

August 13, 2011 9:30am-5:30pm

Saturday Faire

At the Green Space near Hwy 22 in Gates Vendors ~ More coming daily!

Food • Vendors • Music

With entertainers Scott Johnson, original folk guitar and Wayne Miley, vocal extrodinairre Special thanks to our sponsors!

Santiam Hearts to Arts 12

Vendor Info: Cathy Morris 541-258-6940

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Primal Instincts from Dallas Guardian Angel Crafts from Mill City Art from the Inkwell from Gates Tupperware from Sublimity Sticks and Stuff from Jefferson Designs 2 Dye 4 from Turner Shelley’s Caramel Corn from Turner Scentsy from Scio AW’s Family Favorites from Gates Fresh To You Produce from Stayton Bella Joy Creations from Salem Sugar & Spice Bakery from Lyons Trexler Farm from Mehama Why Not Wear Art (tie-dye) from Gates

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August 10, 2011 Volume 2, Issue 32