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ON THE COVER & ABOVE Cover: The cast of Center Stage presents a new production of the musical Jesus Christ Superstar opening April 24 at the Silverton High School Theater. Above, Director Don Kelley works with the mic system for performer Joe Huang.

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Rates go up The Silverton City Council voted unanimously on April 5 to approve rate increases for sewer, water and storm drainage. Silverton City Manager Bob Willoughby said the rate increases are needed to address significant issues withe the city’s infrastructure.

Water, sewer hikes about our sewer lines and about our sewer plant beginning close to capacity.” On Facebook, City Councilor Jim Sears shared he believes the rate increases were desperately needed.

The rates will go into effect July 1. The average residential customer will see an increase of $1.70 for sewer; $1.72 for water and $2 for stormwater for a total of a $5.42 increase.

“The city’s infrastructure is in dire need of improvements and the city has been putting them off for many years in an effort to keep the utility rates down. It appears that it has caught up with us,” he said, adding a study looked at what it would cost to improve the city’s infrastructure.

Willoughby said he hopes the citizens will understand the council voted to increase rates now so the problems with the water, sewer and storm water systems can begin to be addressed, instead of higher costs later.

“The study showed we have a large need to fund in the future. Thus we will need to continue to evaluate our city provided utilities, with the understanding that the rates will need to continue to be adjusted to address these future needs,” he wrote.

“We didn’t want to reach a point where we had no choice but to fix it. We have 80-year-old water lines and several water lines that leak,” he said. “Our water plant is 40 years old and most water plants are 25 to 30 years old. We have concerns

“I can’t think of anyone who like increases in their utility bills, especially city councils, but the approved increases will go a long way to improving our sewer, water, and storm drain systems. It will do this without imposing any debt.”

Sex-trafficking talk April 30 When Esther Craig started the Facebook page “County Line Safety Compass” after two domestic-related homicides last summer, she was surprised by the response. “I had people calling me, sending me messages and even knocking on my door in the middle of the night saying they had a friend they were concerned about,” Craig said. “They were seeking information about what to do and how to help.” Craig has spend a decade as a victims advocate for sexual assault survivors. She founded the first advocacy team to respond in an emergency alongside the FBI, local law enforcement and child welfare. It is part of a multidisciplinary model of intervention for child sex-trafficking victims. Although she retired from her paid work to be a mom, working with local agencies she has seen a need for her expertise. Craig and Kirstin Heydel of the Center of Hope and Safety in Salem will be

partnering with SACA to present a child sex-trafficking awareness presentation Thursday, April 30, 6:30 p.m. at Silverton High School. This event is open to the public. Content may be graphic so parental discretion is advised. April is Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness Month. In starting County Line Safety Compass, Craig discovered the depth of the need for assistance for victims of domestic and sexual crimes. Calling herself a navigator, Craig said County Line is becoming a project partner with SACA, with volunteers putting victims in touch with resources. “This partnership is a testament to SACA’s willingness to open its arms and embrace creative ways to serve its community,” Craig said. The project will also serve Mount Angel residents with the “priority goal making sure that no one, no matter how rural, feels isolated from advocacy services.”

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Silverton resident Lori Grimmer was in plain sight, sitting in her car as she watched a man put up the Christmas lights on his home. The man even looked her way and waved, perhaps assuming she was just a local mom chatting on her phone. Little did he know she was hired to film him.

“I am a mom to a 3-year-old and 4-year-old by day and a private investigator by night,” Grimmer said. She didn’t plan on a life of visiting prisons to interview criminals or blending in during a stake out. 

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“I was working with an attorney on a personal injury case and the man was supposed to be so injured that he was bed ridden,” she said. The fact she’s 5-foot-3, flashes a warm and welcoming smile, has an air of complete confidence and can dress the part she needs to play has allowed her to obtain information others can’t get. She has built a reputation for being able to obtain confessions or admissions of guilt.   Grimmer is the owner of Grimmer Investigations, a private investigation company whose services include surveillance, skip tracing, serving legal documents,

Grimmer, 39, went to Western Oregon University to be a teacher. “My senior year, I began working for a lawyer and one thing led to another from being a paralegal to working as legislative assistant for lobbyists to becoming certified as a private investigator,” she said. “I wanted a job that would allow me to travel.” A licensed and bonded private investigator, Grimmer has worked on civil and criminal cases for attorneys in seven Oregon counties. She specializes in pre-trial investigations.

said. “Every day is different. Every week is different.” Her secret to securing information is treating the people she interviews with respect. She has learned a friendly and sincere smile and listening intently to the person makes the information flow freely in many cases. “I think the fact that I am in no way intimidating allows me to relate to someone whether they are 12 or 60 years old,” Grimmer said. “I have done this long enough that I do my homework before I get myself into any situation.” As an advocate she also can direct clients to attorneys who specialize in the legal help they are seeking. Before becoming a mom, Grimmer said she was quite busy with work, especially in Portland. She scaled back on her case loads once her kids were born, but now is ready to take on more.

Admitting she’s an “adrenaline junkie,” Grimmer said she couldn’t imagine a job where she does basically the same thing day in and day out.

Her profession allows her to have a good balance of home and work, she said, adding she’s grateful to her family for helping care for her kids.

“I usually do my paperwork when the kids are home or at school and two nights a week do other work,” she

“Silverton has been good to me and my kids,” she said. “I am eager I am to give back and help Silverton.”

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Recycling strategy By Melissa Wagoner A blue Mason jar becomes a button holder or a candle holder. The paper from old books transforms into paper wreaths. Clothing once out of style is in again. What’s old is new as shoppers seek to reuse old things. Discovering treasures at antique and thrift shops is a way of recycling.

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Tammy Davis, an avid antique collector since childhood, kept driving by the old feed store in Mount Angel, envisioning an antique mall. The building – dating back at least to the 1920s – had been vacant 14 years. Then she heard talk of it being torn down. She took the leap, repurposing the building, fulfilling the dream and opening a shop in one fell swoop. It helped, too, that the 4,500-square-foot space for antique vendors was full before it opened

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Mount Angel ReStore, 225 Franklin St, Mount Angel Like all Habitat for Humanity ReStores, this location sells reusable home improvement supplies, appliances and furniture. Proceeds support the North Willamette Valley Habitat for Humanity affiliate. The store plans a movie to a Woodburn location soon.

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Silverton Adele Phillips of North Star Antiques likes things with a some history. Phillips

and her business partner Milla Nelson said North Star is a community of likeminded antique lovers. The shop is made up of many mini stores each stocked and merchandised by independent dealers. For Phillips, the love of antiques came gradually. “You like something old and you find something old. Pretty soon everything in your house is old,” she said. “I do see a trend in repurposing, that’s just all over the United States, especially with young girls. We have people who buy parts for things they’re making; prisms, old wooden crates, canning jars with zinc lids. They just look on Pinterest then find things here that they’re looking for,” Phillips said. “They want something unique for their homes.” Phillips sees many items purchased as wedding decorations. There’s also been an upswing in the sale of tea cups and long gloves due to success of the television series Downton Abbey.

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Owner Kathy Kvenbo’s passion is restoring and repurposing furniture. “This is not a money-making business. I love this. Although I do work my tail off,” Kvenbo said. “I started decorating my room when I was 5 years old. I’ve always been an artist.” Kvenbo, who moved with her husband Greg and two children from California, came to Silverton 25 years ago. “I came to visit my in-laws on the week of Homer Davenport and fell in love. I thought, I could retire here,” Kvenbo said. She finally realized her dream, settling down and purchasing the former Mayberry’s Antiques. The husband and wife team restores items from purchases at auctions and yard sales. “Doors, windows, broken windows, broken furniture; I’ll slap a coat of paint on it. I love to crackle and I love to shabby,” Kvenbo said. “I know how to restore furniture.” Kvenbo said the average shopper comes CCB #14854

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in looking for items that are not only aesthetically pleasing but also useful. “They don’t buy things to look at, they buy things to use,” Kvenbo said.

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It all started with a really big garage sale. Three years ago the Silverton Senior Center decided to host a fundraiser in the garage of Dave Potter of Potter’s Auto Specialists. What began as one sale turned into the Silverton Senior Center Thrift Store, with the proceeds going toward the cost of running the center. Cock understands the delight of a thrift store find, having been a thrift store shopper herself since childhood. “Especially sewing items, I really had to lean toward thrift stores,” she said. “There’s all kinds of things that people are on the hunt for, especially tourists,” Cock said. “We’ve actually sold suitcases to transport it back home.”

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Ed Webb, retired from the military and in 2013 got to work making his wife Robin’s dreams come true. Robin, a yard sale guru used to wow Ed with the amount of money she could bring in on a weekend in their front yard. So, when he saw the little red building beside the creek in Silverton, he jumped at the chance to give her a permanent storefront. Somewhere in Time was born. “This is a passion for her. It’s a kind of dream,” Webb said. The Webbs have found furniture, which they often get from Robin’s father in Grants Pass, to be their biggest seller. “A lot of it we paint and fix up. We take it and clean it up. My wife’s the mastermind behind it all. She never ceases to amaze me,” Webb said.

The Red Bench, 205 N. Water, Silverton Donna Snyder is “all about recycling and reusing and not throwing stuff out.”

The owner of The Red Bench for the past 10 years, Snyder has been interested in antiques since she was a little girl. “I would go garage sailing with my mom and my grandma. I saw how much further your money would go,” she said. Snyder sells mostly furniture herself, but leases out spots within the store to other vendors. Snyder sees a big trend in the repurposing of old items in new ways. “They reuse old pottery like Fiesta ware,” she said. “They’re buying the vintage mason jars. They use those for weddings.” Snyder’s favorite idea, however, is the refinishing of old maple furniture. “It’s a lot of physical work but any of that shabby chic finish is just hot right now,” she said. Snyder is seeing a lot of customers coming into Silverton looking for antiques. The city has gained a following from Washington and Portland.

The Trunk, 214 S. Water, Silverton

Rebecca Axmaker is doing business a little differently at The Trunk. Selling gently worn men’s, women’s and children’s clothing size 6X and up, Axmaker does not take items on consignment but rather offers in-store credit. “I assess the clothes and give them 30 percent credit on the floor for the stuff that I choose to sell,” Axmaker said.

The Trunk inhabits a small space, so Axmaker limits the number of items that can be donated at one time to 20,. She only takes items in season and tries to maintain a range of sizes. “I don’t want to have the same size of everything in my store. I have all different sizes of shoppers. And it has to pass my cute meter,” she said. Her biggest sellers are jeans and shoes. “There’s one lady who does repurposing of Harley Davidson attire and she came in and bought lace,” Axmaker said. “I’m a recycler. It’s fun to see people come back in wearing the clothes that they bought.”

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Jesus Christ Superstar Kelley said he makes it quite clear to his audience that this is a story – not the telling of the scriptural event. By making the set look like a warehouse with pallets ranging in height from 2 to 8-feet tall, the musical begins with the actors arriving on stage and pulling their costumes – jeans, T-shirts, suits and ties and hoodies – from a costume rack. Because he has deep respect for the scriptural story, Kelley said it is important for him to convey to his audience this is a story that is being told from each actor’s point of view. “I want people to know these are actors. The scriptural story is very sacred and important to me. This story is based on the scriptures and it is a story told by a group of people telling the story from their perspective,” Kelley said. By relaying the story with music and dance, Kelley said he hopes the audience will gain new insights. “What light can we shed and how can we help people understand the scriptural

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performances were for his two young children. His wife, Amber Holt, encouraged him to try out for the musical. “I was mildly shocked I was cast as Jesus,” he said. “The story is one that has been told and retold. Regardless of your religious beliefs or what you think of this particular story, this story is not without controversy. It’s about the humanity of Jesus and what he might have struggled through during the last events of his life.”

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The event begins with an opportunity to meet the candidates, followed by an open forum moderated by Chuck White from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

The Silverton Art Association/Borland Gallery presents its annual “Kids Art Show” through April 26. Children’s artwork, grades kindergarten through sixth grade, is on display noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at the gallery, 303 Coolidge St. in Silverton. SAA provides low-cost art lessons for the elementary school children of Silver Falls School District through two programs: Art Partnership Program, funded by grants from Target Foundation and PGE Foundation, allows K-8 classrooms to receive two, one-hour art lessons taught by SAA artist-instructors at a cost of only $15 per lesson.

$45,500 Oak Knoll Estates! Excellent building site for your custom home with panoramic views! MLS#688384 • Joe Giegerich • 503-931-7824

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The Silver Falls Education Association is hosting the Silver Falls School Board Candidate Open Forum on Tuesday, April 28. 5:30 p.m. at the Silverton High School auditorium, 1456 Pine St.

Kids Art up thru April 26

$170,000 Perfect starter home! Single level in quiet Mt Angel neighborhood. Fenced backyard, shed and firepit. MLS#687524 • Rosie Wilgus • 503-409-8779

The Oregon Garden, 879 W. Main St. Fish biologist Steve Trask of BioSurveys LLC will share highlights of the 2014 snorkel survey project, which collected information about streams used by juvenile salmon for summer rearing habitat in four of the man tributaries of the Pudding River: Abiqua, Butte, Drift and Silver creeks. To RSVP, contact Anna Rankin at cleanpuddingriver@ or 503-548-7159.

Silver Falls candidate forum set for April 28

Each candidate will have two minutes to present an introductory statement at the beginning of the forum.

$219,000 A 1901 Beauty! Bring your front porch chair! Masters on both floors, perfect for outdoor entertaining. MLS#687356 • Jackie Zurbrugg • 503-932-5833

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The Pudding River Watershed Council invites community members to a discussion about fish populations and habitat needs in the rural streams of Clackamas and Marion counties. Presenters will share information about the fish population of steelhead, cutthroat, coho and chinook.

Afterschool Art Program, funded by grants from Marion Cultural Development Corp. and the estate of Mary Honderich, allows SAA to provide afterschool art classes for students, aged 6-10, at only $10 permonth. SAA offers art workshops for children during spring, winter and summer breaks. For information, call Stacy Higby at 503-873-6390.

The open forum will have a facilitator, timekeeper and volunteers to ensure that the event runs as smooth as possible. The event will be televised on Scan TV. Although candidates are running for a seat in a zone, all voters can vote for one candidate from each zone. RSVPs should be directed to SFEA President Marie Traeger: traeger_ or 503-851-3321.

Mark Twain students welcome seniors to free breakfast May 2

The free breakfast for sen ior citizens is an honored tradition eac h May greeted with enthusiasm by the seventh and eighth grade students at Mark Twain Middle Sc hool.

This year’s Senior Break fast will be Saturday, May 2, 8 - 10 a.m. on the Mark Twain Middle Sc hool gym, 425 N. Church St., Silverton .

Seniors can enjoy a break fast of pancakes, scrambled eggs, ham, Danish pastry, juice and coffee.

While visiting with stude nts and dining, guests will be en tertained by the students in the choir and band. Students will also displa y their art work. For information, call 50


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Um... Don’t get around much anymore A Seattle dog has figured out the public transit system and has taken to regularly riding the bus by himself to the local dog park. Eclipse, a twoyear-old black lab mix, climbs on the bus, hops into an open seat (he prefers a window seat so he can see his stop) and sits quietly among the rest of the commuters until it reaches his destination. The Man bets Eclipse probably behaves better than most of the other passengers too....Now if he could just figure out how to pick up after himself, that would really be impressive... Recently retired Silverton Police Captain, current Silverton Fire Dept Battalion Chief and rocker of the most awesome flat top ever, Buck Pilmore was honored as a “Local Hero” at a recent Portland Trailblazers game. Never one to seek out the limelight, Buck may have been a little uncomfortable seeing his 20 ft. tall mug on the jumbo-tron, but it’s good to see one of our own honored in the big city Speaking of local heroes, did you know that if you are unsure of the battery or can’t reach your smoke detector(s) the Silverton Fire Dept will come to your house and replace it for free? They also mentioned that this is best done before your house burns down for best results......


If you find yourself wishing you had a piece of the Silverton Four Freedoms Mural that was torn down last month, wish no longer... Vince Till saved one just for you. A limited amount of chunks of the iconic mural are available in small and large sizes for $10 and $20 respectively. All the proceeds go to support the Mural Society. Call Vince @ 503-873-6572. As if Facebook hasn’t taken over enough of our free time, the popular online venue for sharing pictures of your cats has now announced they will let you post when you’re dead. Before that happens you will have to designate your “legacy contact” who will take care of the keyboarding part.... It will be up to you to channel your thoughts from the great beyond through that person.... The Man doesn’t imagine the “check in’s” feature will be all that useful at that point though.... See you on the street..,

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3BA, 2331 SF home on 2.41 acres. Beautiful country living. Hardwood oak and tile floors, oak cabinets, granite counters, stainless steep appliances. Large shop/barn. Koi pond, waterfall. Fenced pasture. MLS#686417

$339,000 775 Terrace Dr., Scotts Mills. Custom

single level, open floor plan. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1692 sq ft home on 0.61 acre. Wonderful built ins. Hickory floors, cabinets, Knotty Pine ceilings, bay windows, crown molding, 12x60 covered back patio. With Hot Tub! Oversized attached garage. Street of Dreams. Quality Private Location. Must See to Appreciate. MLS#678127

$269,900 5922 Majestic Way, Silverton. 3BD,

2BA, 1560 SF exceptional homestead on 1.5 acres. Very well maintained MFG home w/ new carpet, vinyl, and freshly painted. Nice front/back deck w/ gorgeous pastoral view. Fenced/crossfenced w/ pasture for livestock. 48x28shop. 30x20 shed. Private location. MLS#685836

Letters to the editor Study board candidates In the coming weeks, you are sure to hear many candidates for the Silver Falls School District Board of Directors claim their goal is to promote unity within the district. One of those candidates will be Todd White who is running in Zone 6. The problem is Mr. White has a history on social media such as Facebook of smearing the district, propagating outrageous conspiracy theories, and doing more than any other person I am aware of to draw divisions among the residents of the district. On March 31, 2015, Mr. White wrote, “Silverton people seem to harbor a lot of resentment for the rural voters. As long as that BS thinking is allowed to continue, there will always be a rift....Get over yourselves.” This is just one sad example of Mr. White’s incendiary rhetoric on Facebook. This is not the type of thinking that will unite people to work towards a common goal. Simply put, Todd White is unfit to serve as a board member in the Silver Falls School District. I would also question the judgment of any candidate who chooses to align with him. Luckily, we have an alternative. DaNette Wernette is a write in candidate for Zone 6. We are lucky to have a candidate as qualified as Mrs. Wernette. Her qualifications include an education and work history that focuses on the needs of children. DaNette Wernette is both respectful of those she encounters, and is respectable as a professional woman. This is an easy choice. Write in DaNette Wernette for Zone 6. Jacob Clotfelter Silverton

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She demonstrates leadership abilities in her problem solving as challenges arise. DaNette Wernette cares deeply for the

children throughout the community. She would provide a crucial perspective if elected. I encourage my friends and neighbors to write her name in on their May ballot for SFSD Board, Zone 6. Tina Wilson Silverton

Thankful for Mount Angel It is like living in the town of Mayberry! I am deeply grateful to the administrators, alumni, parents, students and staff of Kennedy High School for my two surprise birthday parties in Mount Angel! They were truly memorable. Indeed, I am fortunate to be a longtime member of Mount Angel School District. It is a pleasure to showcase the academic, athletic and community-service achievements of local students in our vibrant village. Particularly, I wish to thank Paula Mabry of Mt. Angel Publishing Co. for her delightful, professional cooperation in enabling me to provide school news coverage via our fine local news publications during the past decade. Mount Angel is fortunate to have such high-caliber news services. The recent surprise parties in my behalf were awesome. I offer my special thanks to Kennedy High student body president Hannah Kloft and her “sneaky crew” of diligent student workers who secretly planned and produced a very memorable day for me to enjoy. Her fine video presentation, the beautiful cake from the student body, and the many gifts and cards from the kind Kennedy students were priceless memories. Thanks also to members of the community for your kindnesses in creating the most unique and impressive birthday of my life. And, I wish to express my special gratitude to Dave and Nancy Bochsler plus Randy and Lynnette Traeger for their delightful surprise-dinner at The Glockenspiel...which occurred in-between the two surprise-parties! Thanks also to Reagan and Robert Purdy for hosting the second party at Tiny’s for Kennedy parents and alumni. Yes, Mount’s like living in Mayberry! Vincent Teresi Mount Angel

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Kennedy High has the honor of hosting the combined Tri-River/PacWest District Track and Field Championships May 14-15 at its newly remodeled facility.


JFK 40 YEAR CLASS OF 1975 REUNION Evergreen Golf Course, Saturday Aug. 1st 6-10, RSVP to John Gooley at johnegooley@  Please share with your wife, fathers, mothers, relatives and family.  For now, we need your contact information.  503-932-8171  

“All of us are very excited about having this meet on our home track and we are already working hard to make this a great meet for all the competitors,” veteran Trojans Coach Steve Ritchie said. This year marks the first time Kennedy has hosted the district meet in Ritchie’s tenure. “Our new track and field event venues are a huge improvement and it will be great to have district right here. Hopefully, we’ll get a lot of Kennedy students and fans there providing that extra boost for our athletes,” Ritchie said. The Trojans’ girls squad is coming off a Class 2A state title, the boys team took second at districts last year and Ritchie reports a record 48 athletes on the two squads. Kennedy returns a strong veteran core from that girls state title team. Loghan Sprauer won the 100, 200 and 400 while finishing third in the high jump. Lauren Stokley was third in the 3,000 and Mia Grosjacques took fourth in the 100 hurdles despite an injured hip. The three seniors will be assisted by junior Taylor Brown (sixth in the long jump and eighth in the triple jump) and freshman Kaylin Cantu, who starred for Kennedy’s cross country team in the fall. “We believe we’ll be in contention at district as well as state,” Ritchie said. Standouts on the boys squad include long jumper Bishop Mitchell, distance runners Adrian Parra and Noe Jines and throwers David Wright and Jacob Lopez. “We have good depth and a lot of boys who can vie for individual titles (at districts),” Ritchie said. Meanwhile, at Silverton, the Foxes’ boys and girls squads are off to 2-0 starts in dual meets. “The girls team is showing signs of being very good,” Coach Erik Cross said. “We had a lot of questions to answer and holes to fill on the boys side coming into the season. However, several have stepped up into leadership roles and have gotten better each week.” Top performers on the girls team include Cheyenne Partlow, who leads Class 5A in the shot

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put (39-8 3/4) and Allyson Ridling, tops in 5A in the 300 hurdles (47.59). In addition Maddie Fuhrman leads the Mid-Willamette Conference in the 800 (2:21.45) and 3,000 (10:39.10) and ranks second in the 400 (62.99) and 1,500 (4:58.28). Top performers on the boys team include vaulters Spencer Hately (12-7) and Lucas Wilson (12-1), who are ranked 1-2 in the MWC in the event. In addition, the Foxes’ 400 relay squad of Colton Harle, Travis Sinn, Austin Haskett and Brock Rogers leads the league with a 44.71 clocking. Robbie LeParc has been scoring points in races from 400 meters to 3,000. Here is an update on local college athletes for the winter season: Zach Gengler (Silverton), a sophomore guard at Portland State, averaged 4.6 points and 2.5 rebounds per game for the Vikings. Gengler played in 22 games and started 12. Toby Roth (Silverton), a sophomore guard at Corban, averaged 7.5 points per game for the Warriors. Roth led the team in steals with 27 and was third on the squad in assists (84). He dished off nine assists Dec. 27 against New Hope to establish a team high in the category for the season. Morgan Anderson (Silverton), an Oregon State sophomore, had the top mile mark (4:47.32) and the second-best 800 mark (2:15.88) in the indoor season. The marks rank Anderson second in both races on the OSU all-time indoor list. Anderson also has turned in a 2:12.05 800 and a 4:30.42 1,500 in the early stages of the outdoor campaign. Follow me on @jameshday. Got a news tip? Email me at

NATURE STORE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT SILVER FALLS STATE PARK – If you enjoy talking to people and would like to help visitors enjoy the park, the Friends of Silver Falls State Park need you as a volunteer to help in the Nature Store! If you are interested in volunteering, give Alison a call at 503-873-8735 or e-mail her at TONER: GRR 11 for Canon copiers - New still in boxes - Magenta/ Cyan/Yellow. Reg. $111.95, sell for $60ea. We have recently changed copiers, and have no need for the toners. 503-845-9499 TFN Volunteer at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Gordon House in Silverton.  You can guide tours, garden, or help with special public events, office work, or computer data entry for the museum library and collection.  Call503.874.6006 or sign up at www.thegordonhouse. org/volunteerrnow.  Pick a day, pick a job, have fun.


IMMEDIATE TEACHER OPENING at TLC Daycare, Mt. Angel. Must be teacher qualified. Position is M-F. 503-634-2760.  


This is a request for local authors and poets. White Oak will be opening in Silverton in late March. Our desire is create a meditative chant of local art and writers in our business. If you are a writer or poet. We would like to carry some of your written works. We will also, have a room available for meetings or lectures. Please call 503-399-9193 with questions or by email Thewhiteoakgallery@gmail. com Thank you! American Legion Post #89 accepting unserviceable flags for appropriate disposition. Call Jim at 503-845-6119 or Joe at 503-845-2400.


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IN NEED OF A CAREGIVER? Or know someone who is? 6+ years experience, available now. 20 hours a week. $13+ an hour. Weekdays only, no weekends. Prefer pay thru state, but private pay ok. Silverton, Mt. Angel and surrounding areas. I need a job, so let’s help each other out. Call me at 503-874-9116. GASPER’S CLEANING SOLUTIONS: Home, Business and Construction cleaning. Deed cleaning to prepare for sale, move in, or move out.  Licensed-Insured Housekeeping.  Francis 503-9495040 or 503-873-6209  gaspars.   BEFORE THE FALL Yardwork & Yard Maintenance - Pressure washing, Mowing, Trimming/ Edging, Pruning, Rototilling, Bark/ Soil Placement, Gutter Cleaning, Hauling, Chainsaw work.  Free Estimates.  503-508-0388 or 503871-7295.   HERNANDEZ LANDSCAPING mowing,edging,fertilizing, weed control, clean-ups, bark dust, on going maintenance, and more. Free yard debris hauling. Free estimates. Lic# 10370   503-989-5694 or 503719-9953   CINDY’S SALON & BOUTIQUE  Located at 204 Jersey St, SIlverton.  Call 503-874-0709 or 503 884-4196 to set up an appointment.   FAMILY CLEANING SERVICE 10 years experience-Free estimates.  Excellent references.  503 569-3316     CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS Residential, light commercial, new buildings, additions, remodeling. Reasonable rates. Michael Finkelstein Design, 503-873-8215.

TINA’S LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE Mowing – Edging Bark Dusting – Fertilizing – Pruning - Thatching and Aerating - On Going Maintenance and clean up – yard debris/Hauling.  CBL# 9404     971-216 1093 CASCADE CONCEALED CARRY INSTRUCTIONS INC. is teaching Oregon concealed hand gun classes on the 1st and multi state on the 3rd Saturday. Call for location. Visit our website at or Call 503-580-0753  

VEHICLES 2005 CHEVY 3500 Express Van, 12 passenger, 52k, $13,500. 503-991-8566

WANTED OLD WOODWORKING TOOLS WANTED – I’m looking for old Stanley or wooden hand planes, tool chests, or any related/unusual items. 503-364-5856 OLD LOGGING TOOLS WANTED – I’m a private collector buying logging undercutters, falling axes, hook bottles, crosscut saw filing tools, any unusual items. 503-364-5856. FABRIC NEEDED My sister sews Christmas Stockings for those less fortunate and the demand is exhausting their fabric supply. The all volunteer non-profit group, “Fill a Stocking, Fill a Heart” (501c3)  could really use any COTTON fabric you could your donate.  ItReach doesn’t have to be holiday theme.  The handmade neighbors and stockings are filled with personal make a deal by necessities like shampoo and small age appropriate gifts.  THANKSin for advertising helping to make the holidays a little happier for so many in need.  I’ll meet you locally to pick up any fabric you can spare.  Please call Paula 503-873-7946

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Not Mayberry

With the NCAA Men’s Basketball champion now decided (Duke over Wisconsin, 68-63), I have some vivid memories of March Madness, great games, huge upsets, and an unexpected meeting of the coach who led Duke to its fifth title. I was in line to a Las Vegas show with a business partner several years ago, and turned around. Immediately behind me was Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski and his wife, Mickie, waiting for the line to move. Having had the autograph door figuratively slammed in my face by one Willie Mays in 1960, I have learned that fame has to be as hard on the celebrity as it is on those who adore them. I could have asked the man who will likely go down in history as the greatest, and perhaps classiest basketball coach of all time for an autograph. But it just didn’t feel right. The guy was out for a night with his wife and deserved to be left alone.  So I smiled and turned away.  But it didn’t work out that way. A nerdy young man of about 20 yelled across the room, “Coach K, Coach K.”  The coach smiled and waved, but here came the young man seeking an autograph. After he left, I turned around and said, “I bet that gets real old?” He laughed and said, “I really don’t mind. The fans are so important to the game.”  He could have dropped the discussion but instead asked us, “Where are you from?” We told him Portland and he chuckled rather quietly to himself then said, “We stole a good one from you.”  I replied, “Yes, I know you did. That Mike Dunleavy kid is outstanding and would have looked much better in a Beaver uniform.”  He and his wife laughed, and we talked for a few more minutes about the Blazers, Mike Jrs. dad, Blazers head coach at the time, and he was so pleasant, unassuming, and easy to talk to.  After the show, as we walked out, he asked if we had enjoyed the show (Lord of the Dance). 

I said we did, and told him, rather boldly, “Hey Coach. If that Dunleavy kid doesn’t work out, could you send him to Corvallis?” He cracked up and said, “I think he’s gonna be just fine.” A humble man, a genuinely nice man, and a spectacular human being. I ought to give Willie his number. The musical Jesus Christ, Superstar is coming to Silverton High School by way of Center  Stage April 24 and 25, and May 1-3. It is going to be incredible. Made famous in the early 1970s, the rock musical  is a contemporized but accurate telling of Christ’s final days on Earth. Except for one rather suspect priest that slightly resembles a local writer of limited musical talent, the cast is absolutely amazing. Greg Hiltz is remarkable as Judas, and Tim Kelley as King Herod is sure to make your sides split with laughter. Two Silverton Health powerhouses, Dr. Joseph Huang as Jesus, and Sarah Fronza as Mary Magdalene, are dynamic both together and impressive in the play’s well-known solos.  It is worth the price of admission, with most proceeds going to help the marching band’s quest to get new band uniforms before the start of the new school year. This is a must-see event

on your spring calendar. Want to see local politics at its best and worst? Keep an eye on the Silver Falls School Board election on May 19. The behind the scenes maneuverings are quite entertaining as one group launches an aggressive campaign to commandeer the school board voting and another has an aggressive campaign to stop them by getting their candidates, whether already on the ballot or write-ins, elected. This is not Mayberry, anymore, folks, with the endearing Sheriff Taylor, loveable goofball Barney Fife, and Aunt Bea in her Sunday-Go-ToMeeting Clothes. Please do your homework and if you don’t see the candidate you like, write-in someone who you think will best represent your interests. The Silver Falls School District has real issues and real opportunities before it, and it will take real candidates who understand the value of working for the greater good, not with hidden agendas to take us back to the 1950s where Ward Cleaver reigned supreme as “The Beaver’s” perfect but fictitious dad.  

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Tom Buchholz Dan Johnson Steve Kaser Phil Wiesner Todd White


April is Volunteer Appreciation Month! Pizza Party for All Silverton Senior Center Volunteers is Friday, April 17 at 1 pm. Pizza complements of Papa Murphy’s.

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We are candidates who share similar core values of honesty, integrity, faith and family. We believe that a school district must be completely honest and transparent in its relationship with the community it serves. We share serious concerns about the direction of the Silver Falls School District in recent years.

Why are we running? We believe that it is time for change. We want to foster a district culture that places common sense, long-term fiscal responsibility, respect for the wishes of voters, and respect for all members of the extended community – as the foundations for decision-making.

Saturday, May 9 from 1- 3 pm still ONLY $10 for a fabulous fundraising event for the Silverton Senior Center. Fashion Show complements of The Green Store!

We pledge to work together to create: • A climate of trust with all district patrons.


• A positive culture and climate that places the academic and social progress of every one of our students as our highest priority.

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• An institutional culture that is open, truly collaborative, and which values the unique perspectives of all district staff and encourages sharing of ideas. • A long-range vision and plan for district facilities needs that honors historic communities of interest, and that is affordable for taxpayers.

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Will we always agree about everything if elected? Almost certainly not. We are individuals with different life experiences and different perspectives. But we will always agree on these stated core values, and we will always honor this pledge to district voters.

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candidates for election to the Silver Falls School District Board of Directors, together with their statement of core values and pledge to voters, have my endorsement. Please grant them your vote, and help move our school district forward together.”

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#T2041 BEST VALUE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD! .20 acre lot COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL Call Michael at ext. 314 $79,500 (WVMLS#660768)




SOLD! – #T2146 PRIVATE & SECLUDED 2BR, 1BA 768 sqft. 66.22 acres. Call Michael at ext. 314 $325,000 (WVMLS#679341)














TOW #T2168 PERFECT RETAIL/LUMBER SALES PARCEL BARELAND STAYTON/SUBLIMITY STA 1.76 acres, 6000 sqft. warehouse w/ 2100 sqft. retail Call TOWL Mason at ext. 303 $550,000 (WVMLS#684100) LAND/ACREAGE #T2103 HIGH VISIBILITY/TRAFFIC COMMERCIAL PROPERTY 1.46 acres Call Mike at ext. 326 or Meredith at ext. 324 $485,000 (WVMLS#672150)



BARELAND/LOTS or see them on our website


FOR LEASE/COMMERCIAL FOR RENT 16 • April 2015 TOWN TOWN KEIZER KEIZER 303 Oak Street • Silverton • BARELAND/LOTS BARELAND/LOTS 503.873.3545 • 1-800-863-3545



IN TOWN NEW H BARELAND/LOTS RANCHER 3BR, 2.5BA 1706 sqft. Call Mike at ext. 326 and Meredith at ext. 324 $237,800 COUNTRY/ACREAGE COMME TOWN

#T2156 RANCH STYLE HOME ON 85 ACRES! 3BR, 1.5BA 1311 sqft. 85.52 acres. Call Chuck at ext. 325 or Marcia at ext. 318 $549,900 (WVMLS#680896)

#T2183 VIEW AND PRIVACY IN THE COUNTRY 3BR, 3BA 3447 sqft. Call Mike at ext. 326 or Meredith at ext. 324 $499,900 (WVMLS#686726)

#T2179 HOME IN THE HEART OF TOWN 3BR, 1BA 1440 sqft. Call Mike at ext. 326 or Meredith at ext. 324 $189,900




SOLD! – #T2181 1965 ONE LEVEL HOME 2BR, 1BA 1234 sqft. Call Marcia at ext.318 $179,900 (WVMLS#686091)


#T2042 LOT #88 IN SILVER CLIFF ESTATES .12 acre lot Call Chuck at ext. 325 $35,900 (WVMLS#660605)

#T2176 GREAT FAMILY HOME! 3BR, 2BA 1424 sqft. Call Michael at ext. 314 $229,900 (WVMLS# 685508)

GLE – LEVEL HOME 3BR, 2BA 1909 sqft. Call Mike at ext. Acre lot. Call Chuck at ext. 325 $33,500 COUNTRY/ACREAGE COUNTRY/ACREAGE 326 or Meredith at ext. 324 $269,900



SOLD! – #T2164 SILVERTON VIEW PROPERTY 4BR, 2BA 2021 sqft. Call Michael at ext. 314 $349,000 (WVMLS#682018)








Our Town Life

Our Town North: April 15, 2015  

Our Town Community News serving Mt. Angel, Silverton and Scotts Mills, Oregon.

Our Town North: April 15, 2015  

Our Town Community News serving Mt. Angel, Silverton and Scotts Mills, Oregon.