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Contents 401 Oak St. Silverton, OR 97381 • P.O. Box 927 Mount Angel, OR 97362 Tel: 503-845-9499 Check out The deadline for placing an ad in the Jan. 1 issue is Friday, Dec. 16


Your submissions for Passages, Scrapbook and The Forum for the Jan. 15 Our Town Life are due Jan. 6.


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Finding an authentic life ..........4

& Recreation

Helping Hands Tutor gives gift of learning.......7


Deadline for the Jan. 1 Datebook is Dec. 16

Bullseye on their back.............11

The Ol’ Curmudgeon............12


The Forum Witness to Standing Rock.........13

Spirit of the season...................9


Man About Town...10

People Out Loud..14

ON THE COVER A lit candle in a colorful setting lightened our hearts. We hope in your walks about town or the neighborhood you find settings, moments, people, who add a lift to your day and warm your heart. We wish all of our readers a season of simple joys and sharing PHOTOGRAPH: KRISTINE THOMAS

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Finding authenticity

Riedman shares journey to equus coaching

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a kind man; a successful career in public relations and a healthy baby boy - all measures of being a success. Graduating from Silverton High in 1993 with a 3.9 GPA, she earned a scholarship to play Division 1 basketball at Santa Clara University. “My life looked great on paper,” she said.

Silverton resident Linda Riedman could have kept the conversation on the surface level as she shared about her new work as an equus coach. She works with a client and a horse in an arena to uncover unhealthy thought patterns and limiting beliefs that may be holding a client back or causing stress and anxiety. 

Only, she knew she wasn’t living an authentic life. “I learned I was two separate people,” she said. “On the outside, I was successful and happy Linda, and on the inside, I was broken and unsettled. I lost myself in doing what I thought was expected of me.”

Riedman could have just shared examples how equus coaching has helped her clients transform areas of their life including setting healthy boundaries, finding forgiveness, intimacy and healthy relationships, and selflove and self-care. But that’s not what equus coaching is about and that’s not who she is anymore, Riedman, 41, said. Instead, she revealed the wounds and battle scars that lead her to find her most authentic self and her passion to help others. “This work has shown me that I have nothing to be ashamed of and that vulnerability will continue to lead me toward personal growth and true connection with others,” she said. By sharing her story, she hopes to inspire others and show them it is possible to live an authentic life. “I want to help people love all aspects of themselves,

Silverton resident Linda Riedman is a certified equus coach.

including the sometimes scary, dark, shadow sides we all walk around with everyday,” she said.

Seeking an authentic life By all appearances, Riedman said she was living the picture perfect life. A beautiful, new home; married to

After college, she became a graduate assistant women’s basketball coach at the University of Portland, earning the national honor of “Graduate Assistant Coach of the Year.” After three years at the University of Portland, she earned a masters in business administration, which led her to a 16-year career in public relations. Emphasizing she does not regret her life’s path, what she was doing wasn’t coming from a place of passion. “It was more I should do this,” she said.  The birth of her son in 2009 changed everything.  “I realized I was dying inside and that I was done trying to live two different lives. I was tired of being fake,” she said.  “When I was giving birth, I was able to look within and find my strength. I felt like giving birth woke me up



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Starting in 2010 when she was 35 years old, Riedman began to piece together an “authentic life,” including a divorce. Her story, she said, requires returning to the beginning and confronting the emotions she buried.

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Dealing with the baggage Riedman grew up on a farm near Silverton and went to Monitor Elementary School. The youngest of six kids in a German Catholic family, Riedman understands much of her emotional baggage stemmed from her father. Explaining he was never physically abusive with her or her family members, she said it was a constant barrage of emotional and mental abuse.   “I had to learn early on how to navigate and live with an abusive alcoholic father,” she said. “I developed many coping mechanisms to protect myself. But deep down, I lived in an intense state of fear and anxiety.” Problems, she learned, don’t disappear. At college, a coach noticed she had an eating disorder and encouraged her to seek counseling. “I felt out-of-control,” she said. “In my own experience, not eating was a way to control something and a way to escape. It was a way to feel in control of my own body.”

Workshop cost: $75 per person, includes lunch. Pre-registration required: 503-267-8373 Riedman, who is 5-foot, 11-inches, recalls seeing a photo of her playing college basketball and thinking how fragile and breakable she appeared.  “On and off therapy visits throughout my 20s and 30s helped a little, but it wasn’t until my late 30s when I was ready to embrace change,” she said. “That’s when I met with an incredible therapist on a weekly basis who helped me through the painful process of divorce.”

said. “It was the first time in my life I even realized there was a connection between my head and my heart. She gave me the gift of beginning to reconnect with my true self.”   With guidance, her life started shifting. “I began trusting my instincts and noticing when my heart felt inspired to do something rather than my head overthinking I ‘should’ do something,” Riedman said. “It was a completely new way of interacting with the world.  I actually started feeling joy sneak back into my life.”

Discovering Equus Coaching In 2014, Riedman had a minor surgery and her sister brought her a stack of magazines to read while recovering. An article in a back issue of O, The Oprah Magazine, “Meet your new therapist: He’s wise, compassionate… and likes to eat hay,” set her on course.

Her therapist encouraged her to “get out of her head and into her heart.”

The article about horse whisperer and master life coach Koelle Simpson stopped Riedman in her tracks. Acting upon her instincts, she sign up for an equus workshop called “Finding Your Presence” at a horse ranch near San Diego.

“I would walk in, start rambling confusion and chaos from my head and eventually she would ask me to take a deep breath and get in touch with my heart,” Riedman

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Equus coaching is where clients work with a coach and a horse to understand their own energy and the way their inner dialogue impacts all areas of their lives. Riedman said the horse serves as a mirror to the person’s emotion. If a person is feeling afraid, the horse might back away. If the person is honest about his emotions, the horse might come closer. “Horses are incredible teachers, who don’t lie,” Riedman said. “They give us immediate feedback and act as a mirror to help spotlight our true emotions and feelings.” Inspired by the workshop, she applied for an intensive training course from Simpson to become an Equus Coach, graduating last spring. There were many eye-opening experiences, but her favorite story is about Velvet, the horse who taught her more in one day about unconditional love than she could have hoped for in a lifetime.  “The horse looked at me with the big beautiful eyes and there was a huge welling of emotion, and I started crying because I knew it was my late dad and that I was feeling his presence,” she said.  Riedman knows there are many people like her who reach a point where they question what is the purpose of their life. Too many people don't take the time or energy to find the answer, she said. 

“I believe to answer this question, we need to stop seeking answers externally, close our eyes and look within,” she said, adding learning how to be authentic is one of the greatest gifts that she has ever given herself. “It’s such a relief to know I don’t have to put up a false front to look perfect or to look successful,” Riedman said. “It has brought a much greater sense of joy to my life. Living authentic means I don’t have this internal conflict going on anymore, I’m living in alignment with what I believe is best for me in the moment. It’s the gift of feeling connected to myself on a deeper level.”  Riedman said equus coaching is not meant to fix a client or solve his problems because the client is not broken.  “I believe you have always been a complete soul," she said. "This program will support you as you rediscover yourself, heal your wounds and begin living your most authentic life.”  Riedman tells her clients they already have the answers. She and the horse are “just here to help you see it and to remove what is preventing you from seeing it.”

Learning to trust again A Silverton mother with young children completed the four-week The Journey Within program. Asking that her name be withheld, she still wanted to share her thoughts

and feelings about the experience. “Linda and the program gave me practical practices to recenter my thoughts and ideas about myself as well as my interactions with others,” she said. “I learned to trust myself again. I was able to refocus my energy on myself and my own healing journey. I also gained great insight into the concept that I do not have to go through this journey alone.” The woman said the program has the ability to reach people where they are in their journey. “Linda is simply amazing. I felt very safe to explore my thoughts. She has such great insight, wonderful questions and I always felt cared for,” she said. Being true to herself extends to her other relationships, Riedman said, especially as a mom. She plans to tell her son is what she shares with her clients: that he is already complete. That he is enough. “He doesn't need to look anywhere outside of himself for answers. He has all the wisdom he will ever need. He just needs to look within and connect to his deeper self, spirit, whatever he decides to call it,” she said. “It's from this place that I hope he can live from and do amazing things in this world.”

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Gift of learning

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“I’m a great believer in that one size does not fit all. Mathematical reasoning is far more important than the right answer. It has to be as exact as we can get it, but one does not become a mathematician without first learning to think,” she said.

Diane Strutz loves to learn as much as she loves to teach. The Silverton resident believes “it’s very important to bring a person outside of his or her box and to think outside of that box.” Strutz, 69, is a certified teacher and tutor at Mount Angel Library providing free assistance to K-12 grades. She volunteers on Wednesdays 3:30 to 5 p.m. Specializing in math, she also aids students with reading, writing, science and drama. Tutoring at the library since June, she has a flexible schedule and also can meet students at their schools. Strutz credits her eighth-grade teacher with her love of math. “She got me to love it and I was successful at it.” She earned her teaching credential in mathematics and biological sciences from UC Irvine. She holds a BA degree in psychology, in addition to two master’s degrees in Educational Administration and Theology.

Strutz counts the late educator Jaime Escalante as one of her mentors. His inspiring life was portrayed in the 1988 movie, Stand and Deliver. He taught calculus to high school students in East Los Angeles. One of his notable quotes was “Students will rise to the level of expectations.” However, not every teacher can expect their students to naturally like math. Math anxiety can be a real issue. Strutz said she notices the problem more with the parents. “I think the fear gets passed on,” she said. 

She notices that fourth, fifth and sixth graders are like “sponges,” soaking up knowledge as it is presented. “If you tap into that age group, you are tapping creativity, enthusiasm and they need a personal touch.” Stephanie Laing, youth services librarian, sees Strutz as a wonderful asset. “She’s an awesome volunteer. She came to us and offered to provide homework help, which was amazing because we get to provide it as a free service,” she said. “Knowledge should not have a price,” she said. “We need to make knowledge available to all kids. We can do more for our kids by listening to what they want to learn.”

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As 2016 draws another crazy year to a close, with a nasty election which left half of us happy, half of us angry and all of us surprised, The Man would like to leave you with a few thoughts.... ("Oh good gawd Martha, that The Man feller is climbin' up his soapbox again....that can't be any good..."). Whether you think our new prez is the devil incarnate or will be the second coming of Mother Teresa with a bad hairdo, he, barring some unlikely political shenanigans, is the president and we should all hope he does good things for our country. I've heard it said that it's not the situation, but how you react to it that matters, and although I'm sure that means different things to different people, I do know this...what happens in your house will always be more important than what goes on in the White House, I know we will still let that guy cut in front of us on the highway even though he's been riding our rear for the last 5 miles or let that person with three

items go ahead of us in the grocery checkout even we're in a hurry too... I know the lullaby will still quietly play throughout the hospital whenever a baby is born, that we will still hug our kids tightly every night and continue to sacrifice so that their lives will be better than ours. I know little Elle Fischer will be raising money for Doernbecher Childrens Hospital and that we will show our seniors that touch of kindness that means so much to them. I know the Rotary, Kiwanis and Lions clubs will continue to have a friendly rivalry about who does more good things for the community...and they will all be right... that free meals will still be served at the local churches and that come September another wonderful Oktoberfest will held for the enjoyment of all. I know that the vast majority of the kids at the high school will continue to impress us all with their personal, academic and athletic prowess and that their teachers will continue to fulfill the trust we place in them. I know that Jane Jones will still be Jane Jones, that Vic Gilliam will still be fighting the good fight and that, by God, our little slice of heaven would be soooo much better if Judy Schmidt were still here giving us an example to follow. So, The Man's Christmas wish for you is to not lose sight of all the good that surrounds us every day and as for the negativity, no matter how you react to it or advocate for your beliefs, do it nicely and respectfully because one thing I am sure of, politicians don't define us – WE define us and no election will ever change that unless WE allow it to.... Merry Christmas and Happy New Year... See you on the street...

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Bullseye on their jerseys “I think that when you are the defending state champions, you definitely have a large target on your back,” Kennedy High girls basketball co-Coach Kerry Hall told Our Town. “We have told the girls this season that every team is going to play their best game against us. Everyone wants to knock off the champions.” Silverton girls basketball Coach Tal Wold knows just how Hall feels. Wold’s Foxes won last year’s Class 5A title and finished 28-0. The Trojans finished on an 18-1 run and captured the Class 2A title. Both teams are 2-1 in the early going this season, both lost stars from the title teams and both coaching staffs think this year’s squads could develop into something special. “It will be interesting to watch how this team comes together,” Wold told Our Town. “I am hoping that we look a lot different, in a much better way in January.” The Foxes had just one senior a year ago, but that senior was Alia Parsons, the school’s all-time leading scorer and a twotime all-state player. Parsons is now at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix. “I really like the girls we have returning,” Wold said, “as much for who they are as people and of course what they can also do on the basketball court.” Wold used a rotation of seven players a year ago and six of them are back: seniors Hannah Munson, Kayce McLaughlin, Hailey Smisek and Elena Smisek and juniors Brooke McCarty and Maggie Roth. In addition, senior Ashtin Alexander, who missed last year with a knee injury, is back and Wold has added freshman Paige Alexander who, along with Roth and Munson, helped lead the Foxes to a second-place finish in the Class 5A soccer tournament. Wold said Munson “has really looked good,” McLaughlin “is playing the best she ever has played” and that Roth “is just a stud … you can really count on her and her skills have really improved in the last year.” Adding depth are senior Madi Ulven and juniors Vanessa Meraz and Lexy Rand. “The conference is great again this year,” Wold said. “We had the first- and thirdplace teams in state last year and I think

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Kennedy, Silverton ready to defend titles meets last season and both the girls and boys took third in the Mid-Willamette Conference district meet. “We have an unprecedented number of swimmers out,” Rogers said. “We have many beginners, but there are always a few diamonds in the rough to be found. We have a good blend of upper and lower classmen to fill in all the varsity spots. Should be a fun year.”

the league will be better.” Wold put together a schedule that will severely test his squad. The Foxes lost their opener 39-37 to Tigard, which finished second in Class 6A a year ago, and the nonleague slate also features Springfield, which the Foxes defeated in the title game and La Salle Prep, which was fifth.

The Foxes have six swimmers back with state meet experience: Jason Orr, who swam in the 200 individual medley and girls relay participants Megan Brockamp, Grace Haury, Emily Dillon, Jillian Bliss and Hannah Daly. Orr was second in the 200 IM at districts as well as third in the 100 backstroke. Jaiden Davis also took a district third in the 100 free.

“This is by far the most difficult nonleague schedule we have ever had,” Wold said. “The girls will love it, they will have to compete nightly and that will prep us for a great league season.” The Foxes start league play Jan. 6 at Central. Kennedy, meanwhile, lost three starters to graduation from last year’s squad, Kenzie Ratliff, Lakin Susee and Taylor Brown. “Yes, we lost some key seniors last year,” said Kerry Hall, who shares coaching duties with her husband Peter, “but these returning girls are very talented and Peter and I have no doubt in our mind that they will rise to the challenge.” She noted that juniors Kaylee Brown, Hannah Arritola, Kaylin Cantu, Abby Frey and Molly Jaeger all have been varsity players since their freshman years. “We may look young on paper but like we keep telling these girls … they play like they are seniors,” Hall said. Just like Silverton, Kennedy’s lone loss, a 54-53 defeat against Portland Christian, came against a team one class up. “This team has a great chance at being league champs again and making a run for the state championship,” Hall said. “Our league is very tough, though.” Tri-River Conference foe Western Mennonite, the lone team to beat the Trojans during their 18-1 closing run a year ago, also made the tournament, while Regis came within two points of advancing. The league season opens Dec. 20 with Kennedy traveling to Santiam. Wrestling: Foxes coach Keegan Davis

Kennedy High School girls basketball team celebrates winning the 2A state championship in March. Now, they are ready to defend title.

has welcomed a strong crop of freshman to a squad that took fifth place last year in districts. “We have had a great turnout in regards to underclassmen,” Davis told Our Town. “Our freshman squad is not only a large group but many are coming to us with a background in wrestling.” One of the freshmen, Kaden Kuenzi, already has a tournament title under his belt this season. Other youngsters making contributions include Matthew Guenther, Hayden Roth, Nathan Kuenzi and K.C. Hitchcock. The Foxes graduated state champion Austin Reed, but return state meet veteran Jacob Whitehead, who won three matches at state last year at 106 pounds. District placers include Zach Milstead, Chaz White, Austin Haskett, Resendo Soso and Matt Schonblacher. “It is a little too soon to be able to make any predictions in regards to how we will fare in the Mid-Willamette Conference,” Davis said. “However, with such a large group of young, talented wrestlers I am very optimistic for the future.” Swimming: Second-year Foxes Coach Lucky Rogers has more than 80 swimmers out for this year’s squad. The Foxes were a combined 19-3 in dual

Other district placers include Davis (50 free), Ross McKinnon, Daly and Haury in the 100 breaststroke, Ethan Hunter, Kami Myers and Brockamp (200 IM) and Dillon (100 fly and 50 free). Top newcomers include six freshmen, Blake Doerfler, Marie Tolmachoff, Samantha Zurcher, Maggie Kelley, Maddie Broyhill and Jayla Toland. Rogers thinks his squad should be in the upper third of the MWC this season with a shot at repeating the third-places finishes of a year ago. Run For Your Nuts: Steven Schaefer was the top finisher in the 5-kilometer run held Dec. 3 in conjunction with the Hazelnut Festival in Mount Angel. Schaefer, 35, ran the course in 18:58.8, nearly nine seconds ahead of Tim Richardson, 35, of Silverton, who finished in 19:06.4. Lindsey Stetson, 31, of Molalla took 11th overall and was the top female finisher in 22:35.7. Faith Koschmann, 44, of Silverton was second among women (and 15th overall) in 23:56.4. Runners to watch in the future include Spencer Lovell, 10, of Colton who finished eighth overall in 22:23.3 and Soliel Sowa, 8, of Mount Angel, who finished in 42:49.4. More than 160 runners and walkers participated. Follow me on @jameshday. Got a news tip? Email me at jamesday590@ Follow Our Town on Facebook.

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The celebration of the start of the Christmas season in Silverton was a huge success, especially for the kids. They were jumping, shouting, some tugging at their mothers’ arms waiting for the switch to be flipped, promising everything their hearts wished for ... Santa’s arrival and the lighting of the city park Christmas tree. Thanks to the fire department folks for the use of their brightly lit truck. The truck made me think of the old lady who called the fire department: “Help, my house is on fire!” The fireman asked “How do we get there?” The old lady: “What, don’t you have those big red trucks anymore?” Many thanks to the Silverton Chamber of Commerce for organizing the tree lighting, the performers who added to the festivities, the Our Town crew for the hot cocoa, the Silverton Community Seventh Day Adventist Church group for the tasty free cookies, and the kids selling mistletoe as a fundraiser for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, and all the people bundled in holiday hats and warm coats who turned out, braved the cold, and celebrated the start of the season together. Warmed an ol’ curmudgeon’s heart. To top it off, it was First Friday! Awesome! I remember when I was a young man one of my favorite comic strips in the Sunday paper was Dick Tracy, the famous detective. One character was Vitamin Flintheart. Vitamin was a dapper

old man in a gray business suit with a white shirt open at the neck and an impressive looking head of hair. He made a frequent appearance flipping vitamins into his mouth. Well, at the age of 95, pardon me, 95 1/2, people frequently ask me how I manage to look so much younger. I’m going to let you in on my secret. Every morning for over 20 years I pour half a glass of low fat milk into my handheld blender, add a half of a banana, and a measure of Slim Fast (I prefer the strawberry-flavored) a little Metamucil and then add one each of vitamins C, E, and B12, plus a couple of multi-vitamins just in case I missed one. I grind it up thoroughly and drink. Now, in the event I have run out of milk, I substitute fruit juice. If I run out of banana I substitute another fruit. If I run out of a vitamin I don’t panic, I just add it next time after a trip to the store. Ah! A cool, refreshing, flavorful drink to start the day It is certainly not the only way you can get enough nourishment to get you through the day, but you may want to give it a try. If you try it, tell the Ol’ Curmudgeon how you like it. I plan on being around for a few more years.

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Water is life By Benjamin Cedartree This November, I took an opportunity to stand with Standing Rock, joining the CascadiaNow! and Backbone Campaign to deliver stoves and assist in the winterization process for the water protector camps (in North Dakota). Most of the stories to come out of the effort to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline have been conflict based; men and women, young and old in the path of riot police and private security using rubber bullets, pepper spray, concussion grenades, sound cannons, water cannons, and attack dogs. It’s good that these conversations are taking place. Militarized police terrorizing indigenous people on their legal territory should be discussed into the highest courts of the land. I never saw the violent tactics used by police, as I stayed off the front lines. I preferred to be without arrest, and the experience I had was one without conflict, rather one of peace and welcome alongside the thousands of people gathered. As the Lakota say, Mni Wiconi, water is life. Everyone assembled was there to protect that life, and it showed in every interaction I had. I consider myself lucky for the community I was raised in. I feel we work to connect to the land, each other, and our traditions in a good way. I’ve seen deep and loving cultures manifested in neighborhoods, religious groups, festivals, and workplaces. Despite all this, I have never seen a more unified way where work, food, care, and prayer were shared than in the camps hosted by the Lakota Souix. First and foremost, a gathering of this scale is unprecedented. This gathering is the first time the seven council fires of the Souix were joined since Greasy Grass, or Little Bighorn, in 1876. While I was there, more than 300 indigenous nations were represented, from Alaska to Baja, Florida to the Hudson Bay. Never before have so many indigenous American groups met in one place. Historical enemies were side-byside, cutting wood and making food with each other. Songs were sung from morning till night, and prayer filled the air. We were all welcomed as relatives. The code of conduct was simple; to be of use while building a new legacy centered on indigenous leadership. Indigenous folks tend to listen well, and speak with care, it took considerate effort to adjust to that

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Witnessing history pace. The new legacy was being built all around me. Generations of trauma were being worked through, and healed. Stories were shared and people stepped up to take care of what was needed, whatever relative it was in need. The work felt good and useful and well-received. If treaty rights were treated as law, which was guaranteed by the U.S. government, the current path of this pipeline would not be considered. Energy Transfer Partners would have no legal right to pass through sovereign Souix territories and under the Missouri River. The pipeline directly endangers the water source of more than 17 million people downstream from the Missouri crossing. If oil leaked underground into the Oglala aquifer, North America’s largest freshwater source would be polluted. Mni Wiconi, water is life. We all need water to live. Pipelines break at some point, a question of when rather than if. The crude oil to be carried in the pipeline comes from fracking, another ecological mess. Fracking as an extraction method pollutes groundwater, causing birth defects in humans and untold plant and animal life. If we want to give our grandchildren and ourselves a place to live healthfully, we need to work towards more environmentally responsible fuel, food, industry, and living. We need to move forward together in thoughtful and considerate ways, while in conversation with the cultures that have been stewards of this land for 10,000 years. And we need to pray, a lot. Good intention, resolute spirits, and compassion will be our saving graces, should we choose to follow them. To start healing the wound colonization still deepens, we need to recognize the simple truths that tie us to our natural world. Clean water, soil fertility, biological diversity, and cultural integrity are not easily restored once lost. Humans have always needed these things to survive, and always will. I think our work now is to value these well springs of life so that we may maintain them for the seven generations to come. If we protect the sources of life, they will fill our generations with abundance. If we disregard them, they cannot provide for us. Mni Wiconi, water is life. Benjamin Cedartree is a resident of Silverton,

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THE MOUNT ANGEL COMMUNITY CENTER is in need of volunteers to man the crafter store in the afternoons, and to fill in when needed. We also need one person to help put food away twice a month on Wednesday mornings. Anyone interested please call Robin Bochsler at 503-569-2555, for more details. Any help we can get is truly appreciated.

NOTICES THE LEGACY SILVERTON HEALTH AUXILIARY will once again award scholarships to students pursuing a medical career. High school seniors and college students from the surrounding area are encouraged to apply. Applications can be picked up at the Silverton Hospital Admitting Desk. Applications are also available online at www., click on In the Community and then under Volunteers click on Medical Career Scholarship Application. Applications are due February 24, 2017. Any questions can be directed to Barbara Guenther 503-873-7241

RENTALS IS SPACE A PROBLEM: We may have your answer. Businesses,need a larger Board room? Place for a training? Somewhere to host a Hiring Fair? Maybe a professional person looking to have an office or place to meet clients away from your home? Moms, Grandmas Parents and other groups, need somewhere to fit 25 to 80 people or more for a Baby Shower, Birthday party etc?? We at St Edward’s want to share our space with the community. Yes, on Sunday it is our church. But it could be almost anything you need. We have an amazing kitchen with 4 ovens, 8 burners. NO it is not a certified space. But Yes it is rentable for canning or baking or to host an extended family dinner or reunion. Think Christmas parties, etc. Space is available beginning Dec. 1, 2016 with hourly, daily, weekly or monthly rates depending on your needs. Please contact Heather at 503-569-9874 for information and to reserve your space.

ROOM TO RENT: Newer Mt. Angel home. Roommate wanted to share with two Christian women. 4BD, 2BA. Includes utilities, DirectTV, AC, $550/mo. 503-330-7563 FOR RENT: Like new, fully furnished with new furniture, Studio apartment in Aumsville. Private entrance, off-street parking. Garage parking is optional. Only 2 miles from I5 and 15 minutes to Salem. Rent includes all utilities and garbage for $525/mo. Must have references, security deposit and first month rent. Apartment is available now. Contact Debbie 503-621-7668 or


RDR HANDYMAN & HOME REPAIR SERVICE installation and repair of fencing, decks,doors, windows, gutter cleaner CCB 206637 licenced, bonded and insured. Call Ryan at 503-881-3802 CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS Residential, light commercial, new buildings, additions, remodeling. Reasonable rates. Michael Finkelstein Design, 503-873-8215 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


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The truest gifts In Acts 20:35, Paul quoted Jesus in saying “It is more blessed to give than to receive.”

any better even though the political die was cast nearly a month ago. Let’s celebrate differences and rejoice in commonalities. Who doesn’t want peace?

This is the season of giving, although in the true sense of Christ’s words, giving knows no season and gifts don’t always include pretty paper, ribbons and a gift receipt. There are so many ways to give. The ultimate gift in Christianity, God giving us his only Son, makes every other offering pale in comparison, but as mere mortals, we can do our best to emulate this precious act. Giving is also non-denominational. It can be sacred or secular. There are so many people in need. What gift do you bring? Perhaps a cup of hot coffee to the crossing guard, or a simple “thank you” to the firefighter or police officer. Maybe sacrifice of the cost of one peppermint caramel latte to “Fill the Boot” instead. An invitation to share a bus seat with the woman in the hijab or saying a kind word to the parking meter person for the ticket because you had a dime to spare but kept it in your pocket instead of feeding the meter. The local food bank, Silverton Area Community Aid, is in constant need of good food, money to help people one time with bills, and volunteers. If your own bank account is sorely lacking, packing food boxes for the holidays

might take only a few hours of your time but do wonders for your heart. Volunteers are always needed at SACA. Shopping locally is a great way to give. Of course we don’t have big box stores here with “one-day-only sales” every third day, but we do have your neighbors and friends who took the time, energy, money, and risk to offer us goods and services year-round. They also said “yes” to your Little League candy, Girl Scout cookies, and probably have three Christmas wreaths in the back office because they couldn’t say “no” to your darling progeny. The season of giving often makes or breaks their financial year. Let’s pad the local bottom line this season. This year was particularly difficult giving the huge divide between “Red” and “Blue” America. It hasn’t gotten

Gifts can also be gestures – a “random act of kindness” like a warm smile for a grumpy face, sharing an umbrella with a stranger, giving up the last seat in the restaurant to harried parents with hungry babies in tow. Maybe it’s even giving a very pregnant mom a free pass rather than a lecture as you patrol your parking lot for interlopers. The season of giving is also the time for reconciliation, a profound and lifelong gift in itself. It’s what families, friends, and good people do. Give the gift of yourself to those from who you are estranged, without qualification or filtering because a lefthanded compliment – “Gee, you aren’t nearly as chubby as you were last Christmas” is just as bad as a left-handed apology (no offense to you lefties) – “I forgive you for being a blithering idiot.” Reconciliation is free. It is from the heart. It is the right thing to do. It matters. And it is time. In this time of giving and each day of the year, Rotary International implores us to “Be a Gift to the World.” What gift do you bring?

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Silverton Area Seniors, Inc. aka Silverton Senior Center is undertaking its annual fundraising campaign to financially support the center. We are calling on members and other interested community members to help support our organization with annual donations, as well as bequests. In collaboration with a global campaign, it is called Giving Tuesday. Why is this important? The City of Silverton formerly subsidized the center with $50,000 per year since 2010, but last year that ended. Center leaders planned ahead and steadily increased our fundraising events. We have done well with one or more fundraisers per month; however, additional funds are necessary to keep the facility running smoothly. “The Center in the Red Building” claims a vital spot in the Silverton area. It offers health and wellness services, educational forums of all sorts, physical activities classes, arts and crafts classes, support groups and social contact -- all available to those of age 60 and up, members or not. In 2017 the federal grant-required age restriction can be modified, and we look forward to a number of changes that will increase our community presence. How can you help? •Decide to send an annual donation to SASI. Or, make a one-time large donation. •Make a bequest to SASI from your estate, and “Leave a legacy of love for Silverton.” We are a nonprofit, 501(c)3 and donations are tax deductible (#931180119). Please send your contribution to SASI, stop in at the center or go to our webpage to pay with your credit card. We’re at 115 Westfield St., Silverton, OR 97381 and The board of directors sends you its gratitude for your concern and caring.

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#T2331 BUildaBle 2 acres 2.00 Acres Call Mary at ext. 320 $175,000 (WVMLS#709040)




#T2311 HoWell Prairie FarM 3 BR, 2 BA 1170 #T2330 PerFecT To BUild 14.930 Acres Call Mary at IN TOWN NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION sqft 26.77 Acres Call Chuck at ext. 325 $549,900 ext. 320 $375,000 (WVMLS#709044) (WVMLS#706154)



FOR LEASE/COMMERCIAL FOR RENT AUMSVILLE/TU TOWN WOODBURN KEIZER HUBBARD WOODBURN #T2359 craFTsMan sTYle HoMe 3 BR, 2.5 BA 2381 #T2331 BUildaBle 2 acres 2.00 Acres Call Mary BARELAND/LOTS HUBBARD COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL Call Chuck at ext. 325 $74,900 (WVMLS#709283) sqft Angela at ext. 312 $349,900 (WVMLS#711861) at ext. 320 $175,000 (WVMLS#709040) TOWN #T2344 BUildaBle land – saleM 18.930 Acres Call #T2330 PerFecT To BUild 14.930 Acres Call FOR LEASE/COMMERCIAL FOR RENT Mary at ext. 320 $705,000 (WVMLS#709699) AUMSVILLE/TU Mary at ext. TOWN 320 $375,000 (WVMLS#709044) STAYTON/SUBLIMITY OTHER COMMUNIT #T2233 2 acre loT 2 acres Call Chuck at ext. 325 TOWN WOODBURN KEIZER #T2313 large corner loT 4BR, 2.5BA WOODBURN TOWN #T2275 WonderFUllY reModeled HOME 4BR, $189,500 (WVMLS#693008) BARELAND/LOTS LAND/ACREAGE 1805 sqft Call Becky at ext. 313 $259,000 COUNTRY 3.5BA 3590 sqft. Call Meredith at ext. 324, Ryan at ext. 322

COUNTRY/ACREAGE #T2338 silVerTon ParceL Buildable 6,365 sqft Lot


$567,000 (WVMLS#699438)

#T2316 PriVaTe & seclUded 4 BR, 4 BA 82.000 Acres Call Marcia at ext. 318 $849,000 (WVMLS#706727)

#T2233 2COUNTRY acre loT 2 acres Call Chuck at ext. 325


#T2311 HoWell Prairie FarM 3 BR, 2 BA 1170 sqft 26.77 Acres Call Chuck at ext. 325 $549,900 (WVMLS#706154)




#T2336 single sTorY keiZer HOME 4 BR, OTHER COMMUNITI IN TOWN NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION 2BA 1542 sqft. Call Desaree at ext. 326 $225,000 (WVMLS#709189) COUNTRY/ACREAGE




COUNTRY/ACREAGE STAYTON/SUBLIMITY TOWNWOODBURN KEIZER F O R RENT LAND/ACREAGE BARELAND/LOTS OTHER COMMUNITIES #T2341 2 HoMes on 2 acres 3 BR, 2 BA 1367 call Micha at 503-873-1425 TOWN sqft. 2.630 Acres Call Chuck at ext. 325 $549,900 STAYTON/SUBLIMITY sold! – #T2335 coUnTrY liVing near ToWn 3BR, 2BA 1467 sqft Call Michael at ext. 314 $375,000 (WVMLS#709518)







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Our Town Life: Dec. 15, 2016  

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Our Town Life: Dec. 15, 2016  

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