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Contents Civics 101

Local cities grapple with pot policies......4

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Be a Star to Military FaMilieS

Aumsville hosts land use training..........5

Looking Back Firefighters gather for reunion..............6

Datebook...............................10 We’re donating $1.00 For each vehicle We Service in octoBer

School Scrapbook Students learn what businesses seek ...12 Santiam prepares a banquet................13

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Mill City regroups after fire..................14

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Marketplace.........................17 A Grin At The End.............18

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Cities grapple with legalization of marijuana in October

By Mary Owen An ordinance passed by the Stayton City Council to set rules for marijuana facilities to operate in the city goes into effect this month. “Currently, there are two dispensaries that have submitted applications to the state as of June 30 to operate in Stayton,” Police Chief Rich Sebens said. “Neither has opened their doors for business.” Under state and local regulations, with the passage of Oregon’s new recreational marijuana law, Sebens said a possibility exists for Stayton to have four retail/ dispensaries in town based on the 1,000-foot rule from any school and the need to be within a commercial zone. “Marijuana processing and manufacturing facilities can locate in the city’s industrial zone but they must be 1,000-feet from each other and any other facility,” he said. At the Aug. 3 city council meeting, Stayton resident Jim Hansen shared his concern about sending the wrong message if the city allowed recreational marijuana dispensaries. “If marijuana is medicinal, let’s sell it at a pharmacy,” he

said. “A ban would help us send a clear message to our children that something is wrong with using marijuana.”

be ready for impacts the new law might have on the department.

Resident Rese Bourdeau countered Stayton could lose revenue by not embracing the new law.

“My best estimate – based on my experience and what other states that have implemented other similar laws – is that we will see in an increase in DUIIs, overdoses, and most concerning, an increase in juvenile usage,” Sebens said.

“This is one substance which is coming to a place where it can be regulated, monitored and taxed,” she said. “If we don’t sell it here, our neighbors will continue to buy somewhere else. If we go dry, we do not get a portion of the tax money to support authority, court and anything that has to do with it. We cut ourselves out from the pie.” Stayton’s two pending businesses, at 275 N. Third Ave. and 2340 Martin Drive, may fall under state laws that grandfather in establishments that have applied or received a license from the Oregon Health Authority and have completed local land use process, City Administrator Keith Campbell said. “It is staff’s opinion that under Ordinance 983/ Resolution 93, these establishments would most likely be grandfathered under the statute, and not affected by a local ban, if one were enacted,” Campbell told councilors. With dispensaries looming, and even though Stayton police are trained on DUII and drug investigations, Sebens expects to continue training in that area to

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Other Santiam Canyon cities are taking the new marijuana law seriously and are considering opting out, an option for most cities and counties. A list of those prohibiting the establishment of licensed recreation marijuana produces, processors, wholesalers, and/or retailers can be found at the OLCC website at www.oregon.gov. “Our city attorney is preparing a resolution to bring it to the voters on Aumsville opting out of any sales in town,” City Manager Maryann Hills said. Aumsville currently has regulations in place for medical marijuana facilities and grow sites. The resolution will come before the city council on Oct. 12 to decide whether the resolution will go before voters, Hill said. Mill City is considering whether to place the issue of banning marijuana dispensaries within city limits on

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Since substantial cost is attached to placing an option before voters, Linn County, which includes Lyons and part of Idanha and Mill City, is considering instituting a business license with a small fee and requiring businesses to meet all state and federal laws. Selling marijuana is still illegal federally. Overseen by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, Measure 91 allows for adults 21 and older to possess and use recreational marijuana at home or on private property. Medical dispensaries may sell small amounts of medical marijuana starting Oct. 1. Adults can possess up to 8 ounces of usable marijuana in their home and 1 ounce of usable marijuana outside of the home. Up to four plants can be grown per residence, out of public view. Driving under the influence of marijuana remains illegal and marijuana can’t be taken out of state, including Washington. For information, visit www.whatslegaloregon.com.

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“Property owners have rights and responsibilities that are governed through state wide land use laws,” Aumsville City Manager Maryann Hills said. “It is important for citizens to know what local regulations govern their land use, so they are asking permission through the land use applications process, instead of forgiveness during the enforcement process.” The city of Aumsville will host a free regional planning workshop, sponsored by the Ford Family Foundation, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17 at the Aumsville Community Center. A free continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. “Land use decisions are made by local citizens and business people volunteering as planning commissioners and city councilors,” Hills said. “This workshop is an outreach to train the volunteers and property owners, and help simplify complex and sometimes cumbersome land use issues.” Hills said the city is receiving RSVPs from participants from Molalla to Jefferson.

“This is an opportunity to engage city councilors, planning commissioners and citizens in regional networking,” she said. Open to all city officials and residents, the free training will help local governments and citizens perform land use planning in a knowledgeable, competent and legal manner, resulting in effective decisions, organizers say. Small cities’ officials will have the opportunity to discuss the CARTS transportation study underway; marijuana regulation; and the need for any periodic regional meetings, now that the Santiam Regional Advisory Council has disbanded, Hills said. “We hope business owners will get involved in this workshop to build relationships, confidence and trust with the land use decision makers,” she said. “Cities are looking to find the win/win in business expansion and development, and this workshop is designed to inspire and motivate community members to get involved in developing and carrying a land use process that meets that goal.” Preregistration is not required, but organizers can better plan for food options if people call the Aumsville City Hall at 503-749-2030 to say they want to participate.

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Looking Back

Firefighter reunion Decades of service represented at Stayton get-together By Mary Owen

What do firefighters do when they get together? “We fire up the grill, eat hot dogs, sit around and tell stories, see each other’s faces again,” said Jay Myers, host of a September reunion for the Stayton Fire District. “We had firefighters show up from as far away as Prineville, Dallas, McMinnville and Albany. Collectively they have between 70 to 100 years of service. At least five mayors in the city of Stayton have been volunteers.” About 70 firefighters – some old, some still on staff, some new – came to Myers’ Stayton home Sept. 13. The gathering was the culmination of a year of planning after Myers and two of his firefighting friends who worked with him at the station in the ‘70s and ‘80s went to dinner. “We had such a good time, we contacted a few more guys,” he said. “Our original goal was to work on the museum at the fire station, and it just kind of rolled into getting more people involved and having a reunion.” A retired electrician who owned Stayton Electric, Myers has served as a volunteer for the Stayton Fire

Volunteers and former volunteers with the Stayton Fire District gathered at Jay Myers’ place on a September Sunday to swap stories and share memories. Submitted Photos

District for years. “I joined as a volunteer 50 years ago, and was in for 23

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The highlight of his career was when Stayton Rural and city of Stayton fire districts merged in the ‘80s. “And building a new fire station!” he added. “We’ve only had two paid fire chiefs since then, Ron Tegan and Jack Carriger.” Myers said the Stayton Fire District today has seven paid positions, 19 support people and 49 volunteers serving in four stations: Elkhorn, Stayton, Mehama and Marion. “In the 129 years, about 1,000 people have been involved in fighting fires in Stayton,” he said. “To me, that’s a testament to the board and the people who work there.” Jay Myers points to an old picture of the 1937 Ford Fire engine still used at the station for parades and special events.

During his time, Myers said he was “able to fight some

In his spare time, Myers likes to restore kids’ pedal cars. His first project was a fire truck, which is in his will to pass on to the SFD museum, he said.

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Matt Aalto, a firefighter and EMT with the Stayton Fire District, is glad Myers found his new hobby.

“I also worked on the ambulance as an EMT for seven

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growing up. After all the kids were grown, Mom made a point to always keep the car, even after she moved from Baraboo, Wis., all the way to Willamina, Ore. We grew up playing with that car as well, and that thing took a beating.” Stored in their garage for the past 30 years, the car meant a lot to the Aalto family. “At the time, Mom had begun chemo and radiation therapy for lung cancer, and I thought that by having Jay restore her treasured car, it might add some happiness to her daily regime of cancer treatment,” Aalto said. “Jay did some research, found some parts, coordinated a paint booth, custom matched the paint, and before I knew it, I was getting restoration updates and even pictures. “He went above and beyond to complete the project fast and had it back to me within a few weeks. He even did some custom upholstery work and had a little seat cushion made with my mom’s name, Donna Joy, embroidered into it.”

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“They picked up chatting like they left the conversation on hold over their last coffee break. “ After one of his mom’s last treatment appointments, Aalto presented her with the newly restored car. “She almost didn’t recognize it until she felt the hood ornament and quietly exclaimed ‘wow’ under her voice,” he said. “After a few minutes of inspection, all she could say was ‘thank you’ over and over again.” The car is now prominently displayed on a shelf under the window of the Aalto home, and Donna is still recuperating from her cancer treatments. Five years on the job, Aalto also handles recruitment and retention for the district. He called the reunion “a great success,” a special event he was “proud

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Auxiliary fashion show set for Oct. 22 Tickets are on sale for the annual Santiam Hospital Auxiliary Fashion Show on Oct. 22 at the Stayton Community Center. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. The price includes a glass of wine and one ticket for the door prize drawing. Additional prize tickets will be sold. The theme is Black & White, and attendees are invited to come dressed in black, white and red. The color scheme is for fun, not mandatory. Tickets may be purchased from Auxiliary members; Santiam Hospital; Prudential Real Estate Professionals

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Tuesday, Oct. 6 Stayton vs YC Volleyball 6 p.m., Stayton High.

7 p.m, Cascade High.

Regis vs St. Paul Football

Wednesday, Oct. 7

7 p.m., Regis High.

Saturday, Oct. 3 Grange Breakfast

7 - 10 a.m., Santiam Valley Grange, 1140 Fifth St., Lyons. $5.50. 9 a.m., John  Neal Park, Lyons. 3K walk/ run, 5K walk/run. $15 pre-registration; $20 day-of. Register: runsignup.com.

Chili Cook-Off & Cruise In

9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Lyons Fire Station, 1114 Main St. Chili cook-off, cruise-in, bazaar, bake sale, 50/50 drawing. Bring two cans of food for Christmas Toy and Food Drive. Benefits Lyons Fire Department. 503-859-2410, lyonsrfd.org

Craft Bazaar

7 p.m., Stayton Community Center. Agenda available. 503-769-3425

Cascade vs Newport Volleyball

Thursday. Calvary Lutheran, 198 SE Fern Ridge Road, Stayton. 6 p.m. Wednesday. women only, Riverview Community Bank, 112 Main St., Aumsville. 6 p.m. Sunday. Chester Bridges Community Center. 502-399-0599 Story Time, 10:15 a.m. Tuesday. Stayton Public Library. Repeats at 3:30 p.m. 9 a.m. – noon Tuesday, 371 Main St., Sublimity. Free. 503-769-5381

Santiam vs ELC Volleyball

9 a.m. - 3 p.m., 250 Santiam Hwy., Mill City. Homemade and homegrown gifts, baked goods. photo booth, face painting. Door prizes, Sponsored by Liberty Fellowship Church. Cindy, 503-798-0070, truetreasures2014@gmail.com

Red Hat Strutters

Noon, Trexler Farm, 20146 SE Ferry Road, Stayton. A remembrance of Queen Sheryl Forrest will be held. Come with decorated Halloween hats. Discussion of club election. New members, visitors welcome. For reservations: Betty Heald, 503-859-4488

Santiam Heritage Foundation

Noon, The Brown House, 425 N First Ave., Stayton. All welcome. 503-769-8860

Teen Lounge at the Library

3 - 5 p.m., Stayton Public Library. Free play with Wii, board and card games. Do homework, socialize. Grades 6 - 12. Free. Every Wednesday. 503-769-3313

Regis vs Santiam Volleyball

6 p.m., Regis High.

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Brews, Bites & Books

7 - 9 p.m., Stayton Public Library. Evening of beer, wine, food sampling. $15 per person; includes three beer/ wine samples, appetizers, non-alcoholic beverages. Benefits Library Youth Services. 21 and older only. Tickets at staytonlibraryfoundation.com.

The House at Pooh Corner

7 p.m., Chester Bridges Memorial Community Center. Aumsville. Repeats 7 p.m. Oct. 10, 14, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23; 2 p.m. Oct. 11, 18. Tickets are $12 adults, $10 seniors 60 and older, $6 youth 17 and under. Family Night Oct. 14, 21. Tickets $25 for two adults, two children. aumsvillecommunitytheatre.org

Saturday, Oct. 10 Detroit Mud Run

9 a.m., Detroit Lake. Six-mile mud run/ walk/crawl through Detroit, across muddy lake bed. Music, refreshments, prizes, beer garden. Free 1-mile kids race, 8:45 a.m. Online registration, $20 at runwildadventures.com. Day-of registration $30.

Antique Appraisal Day

10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Aumsville Historical Society & Museum, 599 Main St. Appraisals by Martin Goble, antiques specialist. $3/ item or $5/two items. Benefits Aumsville Historical Society.

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Teen Cinema

2 - 4 p.m., Stayton Public Library. Grades 6 - 12. Free. 503-769-3313

Santiam Scholarship Banquet

4 p.m., Salem Elks Lodge, 2336 SE Turner Road. Scholarship banquet, auction benefiting Santiam School District. Tickets $25. 503-970-2281

Sunday, Oct. 11 St. Boniface Chicken Dinner

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sublimity School gym, 376 E. Main St. Barbecue with trimmings, Country Store. Adults $12, children $5, takeout $13. 503-769-5664

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Thursday, Oct. 15 Young Professionals Meet-Up

8 a.m., Trexler Farm, 20146 SE Ferry Road, Stayton. Young Professionals is open to business people throughout the canyon under 40. Sponsored by GROW-EDC. 503-769-3464

Stayton vs YC Boys Soccer Cascade Athletics

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3:30 p.m., Cascade High.

3:30 p.m., Stayton High.

4 p.m., Cascade High. vs Newport boys soccer. 6 p.m. vs Stayton volleyball.

NSSD Board

7 p.m., District Office, 1155 N Third Ave., Stayton. 503-769-6924

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6 - 9 p.m., Santiam Valley Grange, 1140 Fifth St., Lyons. Appropriate for all ages. Admission $3 or three nonperishable food items. Benefits Grange upkeep, Lyons Fire Department Toy and Food Drive. Repeats 6 - 8 p.m. Oct. 18-22 & 25-29; 6 - 9 p.m. Oct. 23-24; 6 - 10 p.m. Oct. 30-31. 503-859-2161

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7 p.m., Chester Bridges Memorial Community Center. 503-749-2030

Tuesday, Oct. 13 Art Club

3:30 - 4:30 p.m., Stayton Public Library. New monthly art club for ages 5 and older. 503-769-3313

Cascade vs Philomath Boys Soccer 3:30 p.m., Cascade High.

Stayton vs Newport Girls Soccer

3:30 p.m., Stayton High.

VFW Meeting

7 p.m., Stayton Fire Station, 1988 W Ida St. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5638 and Ladies Auxiliary meet. All veterans eligible. VFW also meets Oct. 27. John Koger, 503-743-3117

Wednesday, Oct. 14 Mom to Mom

9 - 11 a.m., Foothills Church, 975 Fern Ridge Road, Stayton. Mom to Mom for mothers of children ages birth to 6. Meet other moms, share stories. 503769-2731

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6:30 p.m., Stayton Public Library. Celebrate new Goosebumps movies release. Games, snacks, drawing for Goosebump books and movie tickets. Grades 3 - 6. Free. 503-769-3313

Regis vs Oakland Football 7 p.m., Regis High.

Stayton vs Cascade Football 7 p.m., Stayton High.

Saturday, Oct. 17 Land of Oz

5 p.m., Regis High School. Regis’s annual Green & Gold Gala Auction includes dinner, entertainment, oral and silent auctions, drawing for 2015 Kia Soul Plus. Drawing tickets, $50, are buy two get one free through Oct. 16. Auction tickets, $60, available at Regis High, regishighschool.net. 503769-6243

Monday, Oct. 19

Thursday, Oct. 22

3:30 p.m., Stayton High.

Cascade vs North Marion Girls Soccer 4 p.m., Cascade High.

Lyons City Council 6:30 p.m., Lyons City Hall, 449 Fifth St. 503859-2167

Thursday, Oct. 29 Halloween Costume Party

1 p.m., Santiam Senior Center. Bring finger food, dress up. 503-767-2009

Friday, Oct. 30

Cascade vs Stayton Boys Soccer

Santiam vs Regis Football

4 p.m., Cascade High.

7 p.m., Regis High.

Fall Fashion Show

Saturday, Oct. 31

5:45 p.m., Stayton Community Center. Clothing by Chico’s of Salem, modeled by local women. Music by The Oregon Spirit Chorus. Tickets: $20 at Santiam Hospital, 1401 N 10th Ave., Stayton, or Prudential Real Estate Professionals, 1155 N First Ave., Stayton; $25 at door. Benefits Santiam Hospital Auxiliary. Mary Lou, 503-769-5635

Crazy Eights Author Tour

7 p.m., Stayton Public Library. Eight authors for eight minutes. Book signing. Authors Dan DeWeese, Dana Haynes, Jane Kirkpatrick, Susan Hill Long, Gina Ochsner, Jody Seay, Molly Best Tinsley, Karen Speaker Zacharias. Emcee: George Byron Wright. Free. 503-769-3313

Friday, Oct. 23 Cascade vs North Marion Football 7 p.m., Cascade High.

Marian Estates Trick or Treat

1 - 4 p.m., Marian Estates, 390 SE Church St., Sublimity. 503-769-3499

Meet Me on Third Ave. Trick-or-Treat

4 - 6 p.m., Third Avenue, Stayton. For kids12 and under for safe trick-or-treating in historic downtown.

Aumsville Fire District Open House

5 - 8 p.m., Aumsville Fire Station, 490 Church St. Safe trick-or-treating. Visit with volunteers and tour the fire station.

Public Safety Halloween

5 - 8 p.m., Stayton Fire Dept, 1988 W Ida St. Tricks, treats, games. Free. 503-769-2601

Halloween Open House

5:30 - 8:30 p.m., Sublimity Fire Department, 115 NW Parker St. Warm up at fire station with treats, family movies, tour of station. 503-769-3282

Regis vs Central Linn Football 7 p.m., Regis High.

Saturday, Oct. 24 Spay/Neuter Clinic

7:45 a.m., Ark Animal Care, 41805 Stayton-Scio Road, Stayton. Lowcost feline spay/neuter clinic. $25 neuter; $50 spay. Call for appointment, 503-767-2755.

Monday, Oct. 26

Santiam vs Central Linn

7 p.m., Chester Bridges Memorial Community Center.

6:30 p.m., Santiam High.

Stayton vs Philomath Boys Soccer

3:30 p.m., Stayton High.

Regis vs JFK Volleyball 6 p.m., Regis High.

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3:30 p.m., Stayton High. vs North Marion girls soccer. 6 p.m. vs Philomath volleyball.

Stayton vs Cascade Girls Soccer

Friday, Oct. 16

7 p.m., Sublimity City Hall, 245 NW Johnson. 503-769-5475

Tuesday, Oct. 20 Cascade vs YC Girls Soccer

Loyal Order of Moose

6 p.m., Stayton Moose Lodge, 352 E Florence St. Dinner followed by meeting at 7 p.m. Repeats Oct. 26. 503-769-2639, staytonmoose@aol.com

7 p.m., Stayton Community Center. Open to public. Agenda available. 503-769-3425

Tuesday, Oct. 27

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Trades Day By Mary Owen Connections between local businesses and schools got a boost with the Build OregonTrades Day workshop Sept. 25. “Both regionally and nationally, there is a shortage of skilled workers in the areas of manufacturing and other trades,” North Santiam School District Superintendent Andy Gardner said. “The concept of regionalizing the Trades Day and including many area schools is that it also creates a meaningful opportunity for businesses to participate, where their message extends to a large number of students,” Gardner added. NSSD partnered with the StaytonSublimity Chamber of Commerce to present the workshop to give students from Stayton, Regis, Cascade, Scio, Jefferson and Santiam high schools a chance to learn what jobs are available locally in the manufacturing and trade industries. “This event also gave businesses a first-hand chance to meet and educate their future

Students learn what skills businesses are seeking workforce,” said Kelly Schreiber, executive director of the chamber. “The businesses demonstrated hands-on some of the skills, equipment and materials that are involved in their trade.” The feedback from the high school students was definitely positive and appreciative. Daniel Suarez said he came to the event so he could learn to drive a forklift. Student Justin Lusk took the opportunity to learn more about local businesses. “I learned about how Siegmund has other things than just driving rock trucks,” Lusk said. “I learned about heating and cooling and the police and fire departments. I would like to work at Siegmund or Best Heating and Cooling because I’d get to go different places and do different things every day.” One key to hiring good employees is for students and teachers to know what businesses want and expect in their staff. SSCOC’s recent Business Retention and Expansion survey showed that local businesses had the greatest difficulty

Students got an opportunity to talk with business representatives at Build Oregon Trades Day at Stayton High Sept. 25. Photo courtesy Stayton Sublimity Chamber of Commerce

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Schreiber said businesses that participated in the survey shared they have jobs with starting pay above minimum wage, but have issues finding people with “soft skills.” “These skills include issues like passing a drug test, showing up to work on time, proper work attire, written and verbal communication skills, and basic math skills,” Schreiber said. “These are all skills that we can teach before students graduate from high school. “We feel that improving our local workforce has a direct impact on the health of our local economy,” she added. “When our students succeed, our businesses succeed, and the whole community reaps the benefits.” At Stayton High School, the Career Pathways program helps students become more job-savvy, Gardner said. Implemented with funds received from the Willamette Promise Initiative regional grant, Career Pathways courses cover a broad range of job types, including health

care, business, criminal justice, primary education, agriculture, manufacturing and construction, engineering, family and consumer science, graphic design, office, law and chemistry. “We want students to attain all of the training and skills they can get, whether that leads them to college, trade school, the workplace, or other opportunities,” said Alan Kirby, Stayton High School principal. According to Gardner, studies have shown that many students currently in middle school and high school are simply not aware of the vast opportunities that await them. “A key element in the SHS pathways is to make students aware of these types of jobs, and that their future is bright,” he said. Schreiber said the workshop was held to give students “a chance to make connections with future employers and plan for the exact steps they would need to accomplish to have a job in one to four years.

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Step by step By Mary Owen Mill City’s recovery from the August accidental fire that destroyed the building that housed the city’s library, records archive, public works department, and the Linn County Sheriff’s Office substation is in the planning stages. “We are intentionally in limbo,” Mayor Thorin Thacker said about moving forward after the Aug. 27 fire. “Once the insurance claim is finalized, the city council can convene to discuss our options and move forward.” One of the first steps will be to demolish the Second Avenue building, insured for $519,200 plus $25,000 for contents. “Not only is the building a hazard, but it’s also heartbreaking,” he said. “We will take it down after all inspections and tests are done.” Thacker said the city is working with the insurance company and dealing with demolition in a timely manner “will re-instill faith in the community.” City files lost in the blaze were files that

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the city was mandated to hold. “Vital files are store off-site,” he said. “To replace the other files, we are contacting agencies who might have copies of what we lost.”

works department is operating out of an old shop building on NE Wall Street, scheduled for removal in the near future, Thacker said.

Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley credited moving to City Hall following the fire for keeping police services intact.

“Ironically, we already had funds in the budget for a new public works building,” he said. “And we were already planning to tear down the one public works is currently using because it sits on top of a public lot the city has turned into a park. We want to use the site to build a covered area for the park.”

“We were able to put a couple of computers in there,” Riley said. “The system was only down for a couple of hours. We didn’t miss a beat at all!” Finding a permanent location is the sheriff department’s long-term fix, as well as replacing furniture, file cabinets, computers and radio communication equipment destroyed in the fire for a $29,705 loss, Riley said.

Hardest hit was the city’s volunteer library, headed by director Susann Keller.

Thacker said space to accommodate police services was taken into account when the city built its new City Hall. Riley said his agency is considering that option.

“The library board is working to begin the process of restoration,” said Keller, who is a city councilor. “We were able to salvage our card catalog, so we have a record of our more than 10,200 titles. We will be working to gather replacement titles for these and to add titles, but at this time we don’t have a storage facility and are only working on financial donations.”

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Loss of the library failed to dampen community spirit. Keller said she has been

contacted by a groups and individuals who want to help. “Since we are a totally volunteer organization, any and all assistance will be greatly appreciated,” she said. “Once we know more about a location and building, we will be gathering supplies, books, computers, shelving and all the other items needed to reopen.” Library books checked out prior to the fire can be dropped off at City Hall or at the Mill City Pharmacy. “I am committed to getting the Mill City Library up and running again as soon as possible, but I temper that with a good deal of patience,” Keller said. “Having survived the City Hall fire, I know that the timeline can be a year or more, so we are starting slow and easy on all fronts, but donations can be stored elsewhere and financial assistance for future needs would be wonderful.” Financial donations for the library can be sent to Mill City Library, PO Box 1194, Mill City, OR 97360.

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instead that we focus on craft beer tasting with bites to accompany,” Brown said. “We added wine for those who don’t drink beer and live music, and the event was a success and a lot of fun.”

By Mary Owen Come eat, drink and be merry – all for a good cause! The Stayton Public Library Foundation will host an after-hours evening of beer, wine and food sampling to raise funds for the library’s youth services, including the Outreach Storyteller program.

Moore knows first-hand how much children benefit, she said.

Food “bites” will be provided by Ugo’s Pizza, Fresh To You, Moxieberry, Covered Bridge Café and Trexler Farm Café.

Leon Cotter, a Portland musician, and friends will provide music. All attendees must be 21 or older. “We are thrilled to be bringing this fundraising night back,” said Brenda Moore, the foundation’s development director. “What a great opportunity for people to visit the library after hours and become familiar with the space and services.” Coordinator Judy Brown said the event grew out of an idea to host a wine-tasting to thank the Foundation’s Crown Jewel Society members. “Enthusiasm was a little lukewarm so I suggested

“We are still working on adding vendors,” Brown said. “We will also have several raffle baskets available with a variety of contents.” Brown said the foundation hopes to have up to 200 people show up for “another fun night with people who love their library!” “We would like to raise as much money as we can to support library services,” he said. “Our outreach storyteller reaches over 500 children in daycare, preschool, kindergarten and low-income housing units every month!”

“I have a 4-year-old that Miss Lisa reads to each month,” she said. “She absolutely enjoys the visits, and it has sparked her interest in visiting the library. Her enthusiasm for reading gets the whole family involved.” Additionally, the foundation would like to sign up more residents as Crown Jewel Society members. “These wonderful people help ensure that we are able to not only raise money for our youth programs, but that we are also able to put money in trust so that one day the library can become self-sustaining,” Brown said. “This event has been a lot of fun for us and introduces people who many not have been inside our beautiful library to all it has to offer, so it would be very nice if we could make it a yearly event. Get your tickets early!” Tickets are sold at www.staytonlibraryfoundation.org.

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On a roll

Stayton Eagles, Santiam Wolverines racking up wins

Stayton High’s football team is off to a terrific start under new coach Andy Campbell. The Eagles, who have not had a winning season since 2010, are 4-0 and dominated Newport 54-0, last Friday in their Oregon West opener.

delivering to our students is fantastic,” Shryock told Our Town. “Kids are excited, having fun and winning.” Stayton, which is ranked eighth in Class 4A by the OSAA, visits Yamhill-Carlton on Friday, Oct. 2, with possible showdown Oregon West games looming with Cascade (Oct. 16) and Philomath (Oct. 23).

“I am not really surprised at all,” Campbell told Our Town when asked about Stayton’s hot start. “My family and I have had to go through the rebuilding phases before with other teams we have coached in the past (in California, Minnesota and Iowa). We knew that Stayton had some key ingredients to be successful, including a positive, supportive, vision-orientated administration and a community that loved its kids and school.” Stayton downed Tillamook 12-6, Molalla 20-14 and Madras 54-0 before taking on Newport in its league opener. The Eagles have been nails on defense, allowing only three touchdowns in four games. “We hang our hats on our defense and our ability to get 11 hats to the football.”

Another Santiam Canyon area team, the Santiam Wolverines, also is off to a good start under a new coach. Dustin McGee, who coached most recently in Arkansas, has Santiam at 3-1 entering Tri-River Conference play. Stayton High Football Coach Andy Campbell

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who finished 23rd and 24th, respectively. Cascade’s boys took 10th. Stayton’s Casey Pugh finished 27th in the boys race. Cascade also participated in the Sept. 19 3 Course Challenge at Seaside, with Waters taking 33rd in the moderate race and Mack take 34th on the easy course. Stayton hosted an invitational Sept. 23 at Willamette Mission State Park. Cascade’s girls won the team title, with Mack taking ninth, Waters 10th and Celina Ciampi-Hicks and Adriane Bergerson taking 12th and 13th, respectively. Cascade’s boys took fifth and Stayton was sixth. Pugh was third for the Eagles, with Nate Lack fifth for Cascade. Pugh also was 32nd in the Sept. 26 Nike Portland event at Portland Meadows. Vollleyball: Stayton and Cascade are

both 3-1 in Oregon West play, tied with North Marion and Philomath for the lead in the Oregon West Conference. Soccer: Stayton’s boys squad is ranked No. 2 by the OSAA in Class 4A and tied with North Marion at 2-0 at the top of the Oregon West. The Huskies, who are ranked fifth, defeated Stayton 2-0 in last year’s 4A title game. Stayton hosted the Huskies Sept. 29 (after presstime) and will visit North Marion on Oct. 20. Stayton and Cascade, meanwhile, both are 2-0 in Oregon West girls play. The two teams meet Oct. 1 in Stayton and Oct. 22 in Turner.

GENERAL

Ranch Hand Needed – Primary responsibilities include cleaning stalls and pastures, feeding, giving medicine and all other types of animal husbandry. This position will also deal with the public by giving tours and working in the farm store when needed. Minimum requirements – ability to perform heavy, physical labor on a daily basis in all weather conditions, ability to lift up to 90 lbs, experience with outdoor power equipment, ability to give tours, read medicine and other instructions and write logs and other correspondence in English, valid Driver’s License required, good organizational skills, punctuality a must, ability to work independently, schedule that varies to meet the needs of the ranch, including weekends, holidays and evenings. Please submit your resume to Bill or Jennifer Cameron, Alpacas at Marquam Hill Ranch, LLC. PO Box 36 Silverton Oregon, 97381  

TIMBER AND TIMBERLAND WANTED - Standing timber and deck timber; saw logs and firewood logs. Cedar, Fir, Maple, Alder, Oak. Free appraisal and estimate. 503-914-1098 TEACART - Old-fashion teacart with lemons painted on the top. In great shape. $75 obo. Cordless vacuum, $50. Queen bedframe, $25. 971-282-3970 TONER: GRR 11 for Canon copiers - New still in boxes - Magenta/ Cyan/Yellow/Black. Reg. $111.95, sell for $60ea.  We changed copiers, and have no need for the toners.  503-845-9499

NOTICES

IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH RUMMAGE SALE Friday, Oct. 2 & Saturday, Oct. 3. 9am-4pm. 303 N. Church St., Silverton. Something for everyone! THE RED BENCH Now renting vendor space. Call Donna, 503-910-5106. 205 N. Water St., Silverton. FIREWOOD FOR SALE - Fir $200 cord, Harwood / Softwood mix $250 cd. Alder $275 cd. Maple $300 cd. Free delivery with 2 cord purchase. 971-806-5851

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Lyons, Detroit host October fun runs Jeff Silbernagel Memorial Fun Run begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 at John Neal Park, 820 Neal Park Road in Lyons. There is both a 3K and a 5K walk/run. The cost is $15 preregistration; $20 day-of. This year the run benefits Tim and Belinda Dunn of Aumsville. To register go to: runsignup.com. Runners looking to get down and dirty may want to checkout the Detroit Mud Run, which begins at 9 a.m.

Saturday, Oct 10 at Detroit Lake. Get ready to get dirty on this 6-mile mud, run or walk or crawl across the muddy lake bed of Detroit Lake. There is a free one mile race for kids, starting at 8:45 a.m. There will be music, refreshments, prizes and a beer garden. Online registration is $20 at runwildadventures.com. Day-of registration is $30. Don’t forget clean clothes, socks and shoes for after the race.

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American Legion Post 89  Meeting scheduled for Oct. 6. Monthly meetings for 2015.  All meetings start at 6 p.m. at the Legion Building located at 740 College Ave. Contact Jim Kosel, 503-845-6119   CARWASH Oct. 3, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Local area youth for East Coast trip. Parking lot of Cote Chiropractic, 931 N. Second, Silverton (south of 7 Brides Brewing) by donation.

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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    PIANO LESSONS For children and adults. Contact Kathleen Haslebacher at 503-873-6429. VISIONS CLEANING excellent references $65-$75 per clean.  Pre and after party clean up. Invision coming home to a clean and organized home.  503-868-8107 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

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 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    971216-1093 tinaslandscapemaint.com 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 cccinstruction.com or Call 503-580-0753

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a Grin at the end

Utterly unromantic...

This may be the least romantic column ever written. It may even be less romantic than the columns written by those political pundits jabbering about Donald Trump.

Then I got to the biggie — “T,” as in taxes. There, within the decades of state and federal tax returns, was the synopsis of our lives.

In fact, it is so unromantic I bet only an accountant could love it.

The oldest return, 1986, reminded me that when we first got married we were DINKs — Double Income, No Kids. Boy did we have a lot of money. Actually, we didn’t have that much money, we just didn’t have many expenses. 

The other day I did something I had put off for, oh, about 27 years. I cleaned out my file cabinet. My wife was looking for a place to stow her school papers, so I offered to get rid of the papers that I had accumulated over the years. What a job that was. It took an entire day and almost cost the life of my paper shredder, which overheated and, its warning light blinking, begged me not to stuff another tax return down its gullet. But I persevered.  One by one, I worked through the files. I started with “A,” as in automobile. I found the paperwork for every car my wife and I had owned during the past nearly 30 years. The best cars we ever owned couldn’t have been more different. One was a tiny 1987 Honda Civic; the other was a massive 1990 Ford 15-passenger van.  Both were reliable, trouble-free and we still regret getting rid of them. In fact, the van was so perfect for our family

Then in 1987 our first deduction arrived, Paul. We was followed two years later by Peter, then by John and Mark. that when we went on vacation we could take all six of us, our two dogs and two cats and still have plenty of room for all of our other stuff. After they were born, all four of our boys were brought home from the hospital in the Civic and all four learned how to drive in it. Those vehicles were part of the family. After rummaging through “B” for bank statements, which reminded me of all the money we spent on “A,” I worked through the other letters of the alphabet, including “H” for household equipment, “I” for insurance, which reminded me of my mortality, and “P” for personal, which included everything from my eighth-grade report card to my mom and dad’s birth certificates.

While all that was happening, the return addresses were changing, from Juneau, Alaska, to St. James, Minn., to Stayton, Ore. Note how they are gradually moving farther south. The returns reminded me of our efforts to help send the kids and my wife to college and graduate school. It’s evidence that my wife and I believe a good education is one of the best gifts we can give our children. Best of all, though, the reams of paper that I ran through the shredder reminded me that my wife and I, along with our kids, really are a unit, not only in the eyes of the Internal Revenue Service, but in the eyes of God. Carl Sampson is a freelance writer and editor.

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