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Defining rules for pot...............4

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Something To Celebrate

JFK shows off renovations........5 Arts & Entertainment

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since other jurisdictions – including Mount Angel and Marion County, currently prohibit marijuana facilities and are asking voters to decide the issue locally in November.

testimony from a dozen residents was presented. They did not want the code changed.

By Kristine Thomas Last fall, the Silverton City Council voted to allow marijuana to be produced, grown, sold and dispensed within city limits. The council now must outline the rules for a grower, producer, retailer or dispenser.

Gottgetreu outlined their issues with locating a marijuana grow site in the Industrial Park off Hobart Road. Concerns included barb wire fencing; odor; impact on quality of life for nearby neighborhoods; worries about security and crime; pesticides or herbicides that might be used; impact on wetlands and habitat; and buffering and screening exemptions.

Silverton Community Development Director Jason Gottgetreu said the city’s development code did not “previously address marijuana facilities as they were not allowed by law.” The council’s task, he said, is to develop rules so if a marijuana business owner wants to locate in town, there will be clear guidelines. Silverton City Manager Bob Willoughby said months ago he received an application for a medical marijuana facility at the old Montessori preschool site on Jersey Street. “That application is still pending,” Willoughby said on Jan. 7.  “To date, we have not been informed of any recreational marijuana applications by the OLCC.” Jan. 4 was the first day to apply for a license to sell recreational marajuana. While the council agrees with on much of the code outlined by the city staff, it is deliberating on whether a marijuana grow site can be located on land zoned industrial. Under current code, it is prohibited. At the council’s Jan. 4 meeting more than three hours of

Silverton Council debates putting pot in industrial park Willoughby said last fall that it is not clear how much tax revenue the city will receive from marijuana sales. He also could not project how much monitoring and any additional enforcement will cost the Silverton Police Department. Hector said the proposal to locate agriculture in an industrial park is “fundamentally flawed.” He noted there has been a great deal of work done to bring businesses to the industrial park, including the recent relocation of Willamette Valley Fruit Co.

Since the first reading of the ordinance did not receive a unanimous vote, it will come back for second reading at the Feb. 1 council meeting. The second reading does not require a unanimous vote for passage. If approved, the city development code and zoning map will be amended to regulate marijuana production, processing and sales.

Jeff Roth of WVFC spoke against having a marijuana grow facility in the industrial park. He submitted a letter stating his company understands the need to bring new business to the park, and he believes it is poised to grow and contribute to the economic life and civic vitality of Silverton. “However, we believe that allowing marijuana grow and processing facilities to be established in the Industrial Park will actually hinder and hurt that prospect, rather than help.”

Councilors Laurie Carter, Jason Freilinger, Kyle Palmer and Dana Smith voted for the ordinance. Councilors Ken Hector, Jim Sears and Mayor Rick Lewis voted against. On Facebook, Freilinger wrote if the council does not take action “we will miss the chance to welcome this industry.” He supports “responsible regulated development...”

The company has discussed a retail outlet for its products, he said, “but our clientele may not be drawn to an area where marijuana production is occuring.”

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Place of pride By Tanner Russ Kennedy High School, has had a whole host of improvements over the past year.

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The school received a Wednesday, Jan. 20 major face-lift, with the 6 - 8 p.m. facade of the building moving out 30 feet Student lead to create space for a tours, music and new commons area. refreshments. Other changes include This is an opportunity renovations of office for the community spaces, a weight room to see the work done adjacent to the cafeteria, thanks to bond money. a reinforced gym floor to keep sound from traveling into the weight room and cafeteria below, and updates to school windows for energy efficiency. Now there is even a cyber café where students can gather before or after school. “It’s like a separate commons area, it’s wide open now,” Kennedy Principal Sean Aker said. “It took a little bit to get the furniture in there. Right before winter break we got a new set of furniture down here and up there. Before the furniture was even in, we had kids using that space to congregate, and it’s great because that’s the intent. In between classes if students have an open period, or if students have off campus first or last period but they want to stay on campus, we allow them to hang out and do their thing.” Initial construction began last spring but there were delays. Aker said the students and staff have worked to take it all in stride. “There have been some delays, and we are where we are, and until things meet certain specifications, there are certain things we can’t do,” Aker said. “The teachers and the students are so accepting of change and flexible, and dedicated to seeing what needs to happen and getting it done. Anything that’s caused a problem, angst, or frustration, we’ve had a quick, ‘this is why I’m frustrated,

Principal Sean Aker at the new entrance to John F. Kennedy High School. An open house for the public will be held Jan. 20.

but this is what it is, but I understand it is what it is, and this is what I’m going to do about it,’ and we’ve moved forward.”

before and after school,” Valladares-Cormier said. “We also tried it out as a dance floor a couple of weeks ago, and it is working great, and we’re really excited to have it.”

For their part, students say they enjoy the new amenities.

Valladares-Cormier noted the renovations instilled a renewed a sense of student pride in the high school.

“It’s different,” sophomore Hope Garcia said. “The first thing I kind of do is try to get used to the new furniture and style of the school. But I like the gym, and the commons area, and the weight room.” Sophomore Jorge Espinoza said the gym floor feels weird. “When you move and jump, it gives, but it’s really nice,” Espinoza said. “I think it’s important to upgrade the school so when new people come in they can be like, ‘Wow it’s a nice school, and I should come here.’ Now that we have new stuff, new office, people are going to be like, ‘I bet there are nice teachers, nice students.’” Student body president Elisha Valladares-Cormier said the best improvement for students has been the commons area. “Not only is (the common area) a bigger area for kids to eat lunch in, but they can also sit there and do schoolwork

“I think renovating and making new additions makes kids want to be here, and hopefully excites them and makes them want to brag about our new stuff, and makes them more proud of being Trojans,” Valladares-Cormier said. Staff members also see the renovations to the school as a boon to the students. Business and computer teacher – as well as JFK alumni – Robert Morrissey believes the new additions can only lead to good things. “I think the improvements make it a nicer place for the teachers to come to but also for the students,” Morrissey said. “They can use nicer things, they can plan to take care of it with a little bit more respect, and take pride in their school. It shows up in the classroom. They’re a little more apt to be here and happier to be here. They’re proud of their school.”

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A labor to talk By Kristine Thomas Scotts Mills resident and documentary filmmaker Michael Turner spent a majority of his life not talking about his stuttering, firmly believing if he didn’t talk about it, it would magically disappear.

“I first remember stuttering when I was 8 years old,” Turner, 31, said during an interview at Main St. Bistro & Coffee in Silverton. “I always thought it was my fault that I stuttered and that I was doing something wrong that made me stutter. Most of my life, it was a challenge to talk.” Growing up, he did what he could to fit in and not become a target of teasing. To this day, he said, he still has people who mimic his stuttering. “Stuttering was something I didn’t like about myself and I didn’t know how to change,” he said. Turner explained on the surface, “stuttering is syllable repetitions, prolongations, blocks and various physical tics.” Although he attended speech therapy sessions, it wasn’t until he was in his mid-20s that he delved into learning about stuttering. And his discovery inspired him to make a documentary about stuttering.

Michael Turner explores stuttering in documentary Turner invites the community to a showing of The Way We Talk Saturday, Jan. 30 at 2 p.m. at the Palace Theatre in downtown Silverton. The movie received the 2015 Oregon Media Arts Fellowship and it has been shown at the Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival, the Eugene International Film Festival, Doernbecher’s Children’s Hospital and many venues across the U.S.

He said making the documentary gave he and his brother a chance to talk about it. The documentary will be showing in their hometown, Los Angeles, in February. Attending the Portland chapter of the National Stuttering Association in 2012 was the first step in changing Turner’s perception of himself and stuttering. “I had pictured my life as an adult as someone who didn’t stutter,” he said. “I was 26 or 27 years old and it seemed like every year of my life that my stuttering got more severe and I couldn’t ignore it anymore. I was desperate for something that would make it better. I wanted to get rid of it.”

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By attending the support group, he realized he wasn’t alone and that were other people who felt like he did.

Stuttering, Turner said, is like “an iceberg with the major symptoms below the surface. Emotions caused by the disorder – anxiety, depression, denial and a negative selfimage – are rarely confronted in speech therapy or even by people who stutter.”

He also began exploring other alternatives besides speech therapy to help.

Turner said his grandfather, Harry; mother, Elizabeth; and younger brother, Ryan, all stutter.

“Every person who said their name when they introduced themselves stuttered,” Turner said. “It’s a moment I won’t forget. In my life, I rarely came in contact with people who stuttered. I didn’t say much at the first meeting but just listened to people share their stories.”

“I never talked about it with my younger brother,” he said, “until I started making the film.”

When listening to people’s stories, it was the first time he had words to describe what he was feeling.



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“I had stuttered my whole life but didn’t know how to say what I was feeling,” he said.

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And that’s where he got the inspiration to make the documentary, sharing the stories of those who stutter.

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“I joked making the film was pretty much an excuse to hang out with all the people in the support group,” he said. “When I met each of them, I felt close to them right away because they understood.”

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It’s his hope that the stories in the documentary are “relatable to anyone who has experienced feelings of separateness, isolation or inadequacy in any area their life, and are trying to make the most of who they are.” From his research for the film, Turner learned there are Egyptian hieroglyphics about stuttering and Aristotle wrote about it. He also learned stuttering has been studied by doctors, pychologists, biologists and others to discover the cause. “Even now, stuttering is a medical mystery,” Turner said. “They don’t know why people stutter. There is a gene linked to it, but they have found in identical twins one will stutter and the other won’t.” He said he knows people who can sing perfectly every

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There are times when he is talking to an intimidating person and he doesn’t stutter but will talk to his wife, Alyssa, and will stutter and visa versa.

“I have more to work on, but by talking about my stuttering, I am a more authentic version of myself,” Turner said.

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word, but stutter during a conversation or whisper without stuttering but stutter when speaking in a normal voice. “There’s a young man in the film from Sublimity who has a severe stutter,” Turner said. “He likes to rap and when

He said the goal of the film is to raise awareness about stuttering and to hopefully help others. “The film is my outlet to talk about stuttering,” he said. “Everybody has something in their life that makes them feel isolated or different or alone. When we are open about those things, they are really what connect us to each other.”

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In his own experience,Turner tried to find a pattern in his stuttering, but couldn’t.

By talking about stuttering, Turner said, it has made his life richer. He’s grateful for the new friends he has met through the support group in Portland. Now he is starting a support group in Salem. He’s also thankful he and his brother can talk about iy.

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Quilters’ paradise By Kristine Thomas Silverton residents Carol Wallace, Carol Heist, Mary Goodson and Kathy Bovee all share a love of fabric, texture, design, colors and patterns. They enjoy the challenge and creativity of creating quilts. What sets each of them apart is how they use each of those elements to create something that is entirely their own. Although their work differs, they each respected the craftsmanship and artistry found in each of their quilts. “For me, quilting is the interplay of color and design coming all together,” Goodson said. Wallace, Heist, Goodson and Bovee met on Jan. 8 at Heist’s home to discuss their love of quilting and the quilts they will be entering in the Stitches in Bloom Quilt Show, held Friday, Jan. 22 to Sunday, Jan. 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Oregon Garden. New to Silverton, Wallace met Heist,

Stitches in Bloom at The Oregon Garden Jan. 22 - 24 Carol Wallace

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All it took was one quilt show and Carol Wallace, 69, was ready to become a quilter. She went and bought a sewing machine and began learning all she could, including attending Quilter’s Affair workshops, which takes place before the Sisters Quilt Show each July.

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“I had done needlepoint and had made enough pillows and Christmas ornaments and gave what I made to everyone I knew that I was ready for something new,” she said.

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Goodson and Bovee for the first time. The other three knew each other in various ways with Heist and Goodson both members of High Fiber Diet and Goodson and Bovee both having attended Bovee’s Quilt Camp last summer.

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“I will start on one and take a break and start on another one or make some table runners which are fast and easy to make,” Wallace said. “I think one misconception people have about quilting is that it doesn’t take long to make a quilt.”

acquired to make something,” she said.

Wallace enjoys all the elements it takes to make a quilt from the patterns to the colors.

What she enjoys the most is creating the fabric for the quilt. Each of her quilts started with white fabric. She and Mary Goodson are members of High Fiber Diet. The artists create fiber art, both two- and three-dimensional and wearable art. The group will have an exhibit at the quit show, called Making Our Mark.

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When she was a young girl, Carol Heist said her mother taught her to sew. “I made my own clothes for a long time including a few prom dresses,” she said.

Growing up with a mother who was a home economics teacher, Mary Goodson, 69, learned to sew at a young age. She remembers taking a quilting workshop where the instructor asked the students to describe their favorite dress.

When she entered college, Heist, 73, didn’t have time to sew a button or hem a skirt. When she did begin to sew again, she created “wearable art.”

“I enjoyed making clothes for others but I got tired of the fitting issues,” she said. She began her journey into quilting by first making a pillowcase and then a double wedding ring quilt. Now she makes art quilts.

“My favorite dress was a hand-me-down that had layers of sheer,” she said. Coincidentally, her artwork includes layers to both draw the viewer in and create depth. “Most of my pieces tell a story,” Goodson said. “They are a way for me to express my emotions.”

She believes when creating a quilt that “there are no mistakes. Only creative opportunities.”

While her pieces are created to hang on a wall, Goodson wants them to be more than a wall hanging.

Beginning by hand dying, silk screening or painting all her own fabric, Heist then decides how to cut, place and sew the pieces to create her artwork.

“I want people to look at my work and feel something,” she said. “I sold a piece to a woman who said it was calming to her. I hope my work connects with the people who buy it or see it.”

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for in a quilt is the craftsmanship. “I am a stickler for craftsmanship,” she said. “I think the design and the pattern needs to draw the person in but if you get close and don’t see the craftsmanship, that is a turn off for me.”

Kathy Bovee When Kathy Bovee was a little girl, she enjoyed lying on her parents’ Fiber Diet artis bed and studying the t Mary McLaugh lin created this family’s quilt of a flower Artist Aussi.” quilt titled “Je Su is in garden. “It was the only brightly colored item in tip our house,” she said. “I liked studying the or technique. With the colors and the hexagon patterns.” color wheel memorized, she loves going When she was 10, she learned to sew, to quilt shops in search of fabrics. with her first item being shorts with “With fabric, you see potential and you zippers, darts and pockets. see patterns,” she said. “Putting together a “I made my own clothes until I was 14,” quilt is a lot like a puzzle.” she said. In college, she bought a sewing machine so she could make her own backpack and two-person tent and other items to support her outdoor adventures. After college, she set her sewing aside for 20 years. About eight years ago, her sister-inlaw invited her to Quilter’s Affair, her introduction to her love of quilting. Each time she took a class, she learned a new

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“Growing up, my favorite garment was pink and brown plaid culottes,” she said. “I think my love of color comes from growing up with white walls.”

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Rick Schmidt, Silver Fox Foundation; Bill McNutt, Field Project Manager; Greg Kaatz, Silverton High Athletic Director; Georgia Marsh, Silverton Roth’s manager; Darin Rybloom, Roth’s grocery buyer; and Mark Hannan, Silverton High Principal gathered at Silverton Roth’s in December. Rybloom and Marsh presented Silverton High School’s Turf Project with a check from Roth’s for $25,000.

Large donations bolster SHS turf project Silverton High School Athletic Director Greg Kaatz said the turf for the new artificial athletic field at McGinnis Stadium will be ordered this month. The field’s construction by K & E Excavation is scheduled to begin June 6. “We are very excited and grateful to have K & E’s support. They are able to provide the best equipment and resources available to build a high quality foundation for our field,” Kaatz said.  Kaatz said the Silverton Community McGinnis Field Project received a large donation by an anonymous donor that “has put us in a position to move forward this summer with the project. We need to raise about $125,000 between now and Sept. 1, 2016 to cover all costs associated

with this project.” Kaatz said Silverton businesses Eberle Concrete Inc. and Withers Lumber are donating labor and products. Monetary donations include $25,000 from Jeremy McCart and Silverton’s Les Schwab Tire. Les Schwab was the first business to officially have its donation deposited which sparked the fundraising campaign efforts.  Roth’s has also donated $25,000. Additional businesses and anonymous individuals have committed to supporting this project with donations ranging from $5,000 up to $25,000, Kaatz said. Watch Our Town for more on the project.

East Coast travelers urge pig to pucker up In the last 22 years, Mark Twain Language Arts teacher Donna Bahr has made 18 trips to the East Coast with students and chaperons. This year will mark the end of the tradition. It is Bahr’s last year leading the adventure of history, art, fun and more on the East Coast. “There are 36 of us going this year. I’ve decided to do the trip backwards. Instead of beginning with Williamsburg and ending in New York, I’ve added an extra day to start at Cooperstown and then up to Niagara Falls,” Bahr said. “After that it’s NYC, Amish Country, Gettysburg, DC and Williamsburg.” The “Kiss the Pig” fundraiser is a

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tradition for the East Coast trip. Started in 1997, “Kiss the Pig” features five community members as potential pig kissers. The person who receives the most donations has to kiss the pig. This year the contestants are Silverton Mayor Rick Lewis, YMCA Coach Brandon Lemon, Silverton High School Principal Mark Hannan, SHS Vice Principal Jodi Drescher and Bahr. “Kiss the Pig” is Tuesday, Jan. 19 at halftime of the varsity boys’ basketball game at the high school. The game against South Albany begins at 7 p.m. To contribute to the cause and help select the next pig kisser, contact the school, 503-873-5317.

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Sports & Recreation

Ranked # 1 in state

Silverton, Kennedy girls basketball teams excel

Silverton and Kennedy’s girls basketball teams currently are ranked No. 1 in the state in their respective divisions. The Class 5A Lady Foxes, who shared the Mid-Willamette Conference title last season with Corvallis, are 11-0 after their 49-42 win Jan. 7 vs. Lebanon that opened the league season. Class 2A Kennedy, meanwhile, is 10-3 overall and 3-0 in the brutally tough Tri-River. “I am surprised we are 11-0 to be honest with you,” Silverton Coach Tal Wold told Our Town. “I know I should not say that, but we have played some really good teams and have found ways to be successful so far. We felt like we had the potential to be competitive (and) the girls have really chosen to meet the challenge head-on so far.”

Silverton High School senior Wyatt Patrick works to pin a Crescent Valley wrestler.

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The Foxes have beaten five Class 6A teams and are allowing just 34.7 points per game. “Our defense has played really well,” Wold said. “That has been key for us in that we have been able to defend nightly, even with playing teams that play a variety of styles and are usually much bigger than us.” Wold expects a challenging league season, noting that there are four to five teams “that really feel like they can win (the) league and advance to the state tourney. It will be fun for fans, probably give me more gray hair, but it will truly test each team each night.” Other contenders in the MWC including No. 5 Corvallis, No. 9 Lebanon, No. 11 Central and No. 12 Dallas. After the Lebanon win Wold said “the girls left appreciating how tough our league is.” Kennedy, meanwhile, has passed two high-wattage tests in just the first three league games, by defeating defending state champion Western Mennonite (currently ranked seventh) and No. 11 St. Paul, which came into Friday’s home game with the Trojans 2-0 in league. Lakin Susee led the way with 11 points as Kennedy beat the Buckaroos 41-36.

Silverton High School senior Austin Reed won a recent home match. He is currently ranked second in state in his weight class. Tanner Russ

work of 12 girls,” said co-coaches Kerry and Peter Hall in an email exchange with Our Town. “They are a determined bunch of girls that have one goal in mind: state.” In addition to Susee (11.5 points per game), a first team all-state tournament pick a year ago, the Halls noted the contributions of her fellow seniors, point guard Taylor Brown (4.6 assists and 4.6 steals per game), Mireya Sanchez and Kenzie Ratliff (top rebounder at 7.5 per game)as well as up-and-coming sophomore Kaylin Cantu.

The Trojans finished fifth last year but seem to have their sights set on loftier goals this season.

“Our league is the toughest league in 2A so we know that it will not be a cakewalk the rest of the way,” the Halls said. “We have never won a league title for the girls. (We’ve) been second many times. With each game that we play our young girls are getting a little more confidence and meshing with our senior girls a little better.”

“I think our strong start is due to the hard

Wrestling: Silverton has four wrestlers

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Silverton senior Sam Roth played tough defense in a Jan. 7 win against Lebanon.

ranked in the top eight statewide, including Austin Reed, who is ranked No. 2 at 132 pounds. Assistant coach Jesse Davis told Our Town that the Foxes, who have more than 50 wrestlers on this year’s squad, expect to qualify from 7 to 11 athletes for state and should finish in the top half of the district. In addition to Reed, who was third at state last year, the Foxes boast Jacob Whitehead (ranked third at 106), Braden Sinn (No. 7 at 160) and Valentin Garcia (No. 8 at 106). Also wrestling well this season are 182-pounder Wyatt Patrick (15-4 record) and William McMahon (22-6 mark at 195) and Tabor Tarpley, a district placer at 145 last year who Davis said is “always looking to compete.” Others who are in the mix include Cache Campbell (120), Matt Schonblacher (132), Daniel Kuznetsov (145), Matt Albrecht (152), Austin Haskett (170) and Zack Milstead (285).

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Upcoming dual meets include a Jan. 27 visit from Central and trips to No. 3 Dallas (Feb. 3) and No. 7 Lebanon (Feb. 10). The Mid-Willamette district meet is Feb. 19-20, with the state meet Feb. 26-27. Boys hoops: Defending Class 5A champion Silverton was 7-4 overall and 1-0 in the Mid-Willamette Conference heading into this week and ranked No. 11 by the OSAA. However, six of the Foxes’ opponents to date have been Class 6A schools and Silverton is 3-3 against those teams, with wins vs. Canby, Sprague and West Salem. Silverton entered the week the top-ranked team in the MWC, but with Lebanon (12th), Corvallis (13th), Dallas (16th), Crescent Valley (17th) and Central (19th) all in the top 20 … this could be a fascinating league season. Follow me on @jameshday. Got a news tip? Email me at

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It will be hard to “bare” the deep disappointment you'll feel (and The Man feels your pain) when you find out that you missed the annual event for the society of skivvies, The 2016 Portland No Pants MAX Ride. Apparently the event consists of showing up to ride a MAX train with a large group of like-minded folks sans trou down to Pioneer Courthouse Square so you can cavort and dance the Can-Can.....Why, you might ask? Noooo idea..... I'm sure it's all in fun, but how do they even come up with this stuff? I can honestly say that I have never been in a crowded train, bus or airplane when the thought of how much better this ride would be if I had no pants even entered my mind... Keep Portland Weird? I think it stays weird pretty much on its own... It's a sad day for mustard lovers as the Benedictine Sisters of Mount Angel have ceased production of their popular Monastery Mustard. Choosing core values over condiments, the Sisters will focus their efforts on their ministries including Shalom Prayer Center, Mission Benedict and St. Joseph's Shelter. The small amount of remaining inventory is available at the Shalom Gift Shop while supplies last, but you better stock up because soon you'll have to switch to a brand that probably won't cut the mustard... With the arrival of Dutch Bros. on the local java scene, Dixon “Sleepy” Bledsoe says Silverton now has 39 places for you to get your cup of liquid energy....Too many, you ask? Maybe, but The Man likes to think of it as a Caffeine Enhancement Zone.... Speaking of McClaine and Westfield, did you notice the new stop sign on the access road from the Safeway complex down to Silverton Road? Judging by the drivers breezing right through it, not many are aware of the new request to impede your forward progress... It's a big, red thing that says S T O P... Please make a note of it... That is all... The Man's useless fact of the month: The longest recorded flight of a chicken

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is 13 seconds Even if you don't know your feed dogs from your fat quarters, plan to attend the Stitches in Bloom Quilt Show up at The Oregon Garden Jan. 22 – 24. The Man has gotten a sneak peak of some of this year’s entries and can assure you these are no mere blankets made out of Aunt Edna's old sweaters... These stitchers are creating some amazing art.... Go to for more information After 36 years of preparing Silverton's tax returns (The Man would rather have 36 root canals...), Jerry Steffen has passed the abacus over at Clear & Practical Accounting Solutions to long time partner Jon Haynes. Although I'm guessing that Jerry won't be able to stay completely away from the calculator this tax season, but let's hope that April 15 finds him somewhere warm with his toes in the sand... “We're lumberjacks and we're OK”.... my apologies to the Monty Python song but with the recent sequoia tree removal at the old high school comes word that two of the huge cedar trees by city hall unfortunately will be coming down soon as well. These big old trees have been causing problems with safety, foundation damage and dropping debris for years so they have to go but The Man for one will be sad to see these stately giants meet their demise.... But on the bright side, the decrease in the local plant inventory may soon be replaced by a pot farm... Far out, dude.... Got a news tip, a fact, a maybe fact, a bit of information, a hunch or some sound old insight or a strong opinion? Whatever it may be, share it with The Man, who may share it with Our Town readers.

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A place to play

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Stores that cater to the niche communities of role playing board games, as well as Magic the Gathering players, are in short supply.

“I chose to go with my own concept for the store,” Freilinger said. “I’m continuing with being an electronic store, but I’m also expanding the Role players strategize at Odd Fellows Games & Electronics. game side, and I’m planning on expanding it more in time.”

Odd Fellows has events going on throughout the week, with a full schedule of gaming nights available at the store. For those who would like to participate in Magic the Gathering events there’s a $1 entry fee, but most other events are free. Freilinger says that he brought gaming to his store to stay competitive with his contemporaries. “The electronics business lacks a social interaction component; we are very customer focused on the electronics side, but with online and major retailers starting to dominate the market, in a small town shop scenario, it’s hard to provide a product that’s competitive,”

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The Silverton East Coast 2016 Group is raising funds for its trip this June. They are available to do yard work most weekends from now through June (raking, shoveling, weeding, stall cleaning and more). Please give us a call at 503-932-3058 or email and we will see if we can tackle your project! Crew sizes vary and there will always be at least one adult present with the kids. We look forward to seeing what we can do!  

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Owned and operated by Jason Freilinger in what was once the Silverton’s Radio Shack, Odd Fellows is the embodiment of its owner’s vision.

“From the very beginning I’ve wanted to do a game store-electronics concept, but it was too much to take on at once. So when the opportunity came to break free of RadioShack corporate-America type structure, I went for it,” Freilinger said.


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In fact, there is only one business that does it in Silverton: Odd Fellows Games & Electronics.

There are several types of board and card games inside the store, located on the corner of Main and First, including different iterations of the board game Risk and Pokémon cards. A gamer himself, it only made sense for Freilinger to share what he loves with the community.


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Freilinger said. “Here we can add that personal component that makes us a desirable place to go for the gaming side.” Freilinger said Silverton has been supportive of his business venture. Gaming nights are a positive destination for kids and young adults. “We have new players coming in, three or four a week, and we add them to the customer base,” Freilinger said. “You should see it in here on a Friday night.” Freilinger says he hopes to include Pokémon card game nights into the schedule, and is working with players and parents to start a weekly event on Saturdays.

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND, Saturday, Jan. 30 the Glockenenspiel Restaurant in Mount Angel presents our second annual “A Taste of Russia” a cultural celebration of the rich and varied character of the Russian cuisine, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. This years guest chefs will be Ustinia Kuznetsov and Olga Kuznetsov. This year’s eight course dinner will be featuring: Salat Svekly- Beet salad, Akroshka - Cold vegetable soup, Kapusniki - cabbage filled pastry and scallion, Shangi -Russian curd filled pastry, Peroshki - beef filled pastry, Pelemani- Russian style ravioli, Golubtsi- beef and rice cabbage rolls, and Abrikos Vareniki- an apricot filled ravioli for dessert. This eight course feast is $29 per person.There will also be vodka tasting featuring Russian, French and American vodkas, and on hand will be a beautiful display of Russian traditional dresses. Our regular menu will also be available. To make reservations please call 503-845-6222.


BE A BIG LOSER: Join Tops-Take off pounds sensibly.  Call 503-5019824 or 503-569-0442.  Meets every Thursday 6 p.m. at St Paul’s Church on Pine.


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YARDWORK & LAWN MAINTENANCE. Pressure washing, trimming/edging, mowing, pruning, rototilling, bark/soil placement, gutter cleaning, hauling chainsaw work. Free estimates. Call or text 503-508-0388 or 503-871-7295 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 503-719-9953

CAREGIVER HELP NEEDED Day-time caregiver needed for 97-year-old gentleman in his home 1 or 2 days per week in Mount Angel. Please call 208-290-1164. References needed. Position Available for Receptionist / Office Admin Will train the right person. Seasonal, full and part-time. Must be a fast learner with a positive attitude, work independently and as a team player. Detail oriented. Apply at Abiqua Tax Solutions, LLC or call for an interview. 503-873-0696

GASPER’S CLEANING SERVICE SOLUTIONS Complete general Janitorial Services, Home and Business and Construction Cleaning. Deep cleaning to prepare the home for sale. Move in-Move out. Window cleaning - Housekeeping. Frances 503-9495040 or 503-873-6209 WOOD DOCTOR Furniture restoration. Revive - Restore -  Metal - Wood - Antique Furniture -  Family Heirlooms.  Also specialize in custom wood craft.  Free Estimates.  James Scialabba  971-208-4348 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 or 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


WANTED Caregiver part time, 2-3 days a week in Silverton. References and background check required. Please call 503-459-1865 OLD WOODWORKING TOOLS WANTED – I’m a woodworker buying old Stanley or wooden hand planes, chisels, tool chests, or any unusual/related items. 503-364-5856 Reach your OLD LOGGING TOOLS WANTED neighbors and – I’m a private collector buying make a deal by logging undercutters, falling axes, hook bottles, crosscut saw filing advertising in tools, any unusual items. 503-364-5856.

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The Forum

Get ready, get set... It’s a New Year And so it begins. 2016. New Year, presidential election, standoff in Burns, North Korea trying to flex its muscles, Adele saying Hello and Star Wars - The Force Awakens saying “goodbye” to box office records.

owner of a genuinely kind heart. Ernie, for me the Western Auto icon in 1960s Silverton, was the perfect role model for how to run a business through service. Mr. Hento passed away earlier this month and it saddened me to hear the news because he was such a positive influence in my childhood.

A few thoughts regarding our new year. The allure of Donald Trump is both shocking and predictable. Shocking that so many people might actually vote for him because they see life as a reality show (a false and contrived world in which he excels) and think the entertainment value he provides in shallow, little sound bites is worth the risk of desecrating the Office of the Presidency. Predictable in that Congress has been so ineffective and its behavior so deplorable on both sides of the aisle that someone like “The Donald” is seen as a cure for what ails us. He isn’t. Not even close. Medicinally, he is like Ipecac, the drug we used to keep in our medicine cabinet should the kids ingest something poisonous. Politely put, it makes those who ingest it vomit. He is my Ipecac. When he speaks, I purge. Unfortunately, he is a joke, borne out of our frustration for real leadership. Please look elsewhere. It is time to get serious, not slapstick. A hopeful prediction? The NRA decides it is time to be part of the solution because the majority of citizens believe reasonable care with guns doesn’t infringe on their

2nd Amendment rights. A hunter and sportsman can hope, can’t he? The out-of-state people “occupying” the wildlife preserve in Malheur County need to go home peacefully and then await their day in court because they are breaking the law and should be arrested. No one wants them here. Peaceful protests, yes. Armed occupation, no. This is a 100-plus-year-old battle with the Feds. Grievance, yes, but there is a vehicle for redress that is built into our constitution. AK-47s over the shoulder and dressed up in camo gear with a “Beyond Macho” persona and a sixshooter with a pearl handle on your hip? Silly stuff. The Marlboro man was fictitious, remember?   On the other side of the “class” equation, the good side, Ernie Hento was a gentleman. A wonderful businessman, a strong and gentle family man, and the

My son, Trevor, turned 21 this month. Our behemoth baby of sorts who, at 6’6” is a towering presence in any room he occupies. Known to take out a gallon of milk poured over an entire box of whatever sugary cereal he can get his lips on, Trevor has a unique persona. But what makes him larger than life? He loves people, is deceptively deep in intellect, wears his massive heart on his sleeve, and has a positive spin on life. He is realizing the transition into manhood is not easy, fraught with obstacles and new responsibilities, but that it is undeniably the right path. My daughter, Briana, still gives him a mini-massive bear hug as he heads back to college after emptying our refrigerator, imploring him to “Make good choices.” A 2:22 a.m. call from college asking if we are awake and disclosing his flu-like symptoms was a gentle reminder that the transition is not quite a fait accompli. But what a man he is turning out to be. Happy Birthday, T-Bone. Study hard, have a little fun and “make good choices.” Mom and Dad are proud of you.


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great way to de-stress & relax! Starting February 6, the Silverton Senior Center will be an AARP Tax Site for Senior’s…Saturdays from 9 am to 12 pm…Call after Feb. 1st for more info. 503-873-3093 Coming February 2... Parkinsons Study Project – FREE Study to evaluate the effectiveness of Hypnotherapy for Parkinsons Symptoms. Preregistration required! Save the date….Jan. 20 TBA time… Financial Panel Q & A with local Financial Advisors and Attorneys to answer those Legal Questions that are on Senior’s minds! Be watching for more information coming! AND….Starting Jan. 21 from 12 – 5 pm on Thursdays for 8 weeks…Mosaic Workshop…come help the completion of the Children’s Fountain in the Silverton City Park… be creative and help finish this wonderful community project!

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#T2248 PARK LIKE SETTING 2BR, 2BA 1590 sqft.17.680 acres Call Chuck at ext. 325 $469,900 (WVMLS#695519)




dith at ext. 324 or Ryan at ext. 322 $143,800 (WVMLS#694402)

COUNTRY TOWN IN COUNTRY/ACREAGE #T2216 WOODBURN-JUST OUTSIDE MONITOR 2 OTHER COMMUNITIES #T2227 MT. ANGEL COTTAGE 2BR, 1BA 784 sqft. BR, 2BA 1.2 Acres Call Michael at ext. 314 $219,999 COUNTRY Call Chuck at ext. 325 or Michael at ext. 314 $169,900


#T2213 DAYTON-DUPLEX IN DAYTON 6BR, 5BA 2635 TOWN NEW CONSTRUCTION sqft. Call ChuckHOME at ext. 325 $259,000 (WVMLS#691241)





#T2233 2 ACRE LOT 2 acres Call Chuck at ext. 325 $189,500 (WVMLS#693008)



IN TOWN NEW HOME STAYTON/SUBLIMITY AWAY 1BR, 0BA 912 sqft. Call Chuck at ext. 325 $74,900




#T2261 WOODBURN – NICE GEM 4BR, 1.5BA 1232 sqft. Call Christina at ext. 315 $149,900 (WVMLS#697769)


NEW! – #T2265 2.13 UNDEVELOPED ACRES 2.13 Acres. Zoned ID Call Chuck at ext. 325 $409,900 (WVMLS#698462)













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Our Town North: January 15, 2016  

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

Our Town North: January 15, 2016  

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