Published: 10/2/2012 12:46:21 PM
The opportunity to meet a wide-ranging group of political candidates presents itself Tuesday, Oct. 9, during the Canby Area Chamber of Commerce-Canby Herald candidate forum.
Published: 10/2/2012 12:49:12 PM
A rumor mill has gained momentum this week, claiming that white children are being forced out of Trost Elementary School while Hispanic children are allowed to stay, as part of a plan to make Trost a full Dual Language Immersion school But the rumors are unfounded and untrue, said Superintendent John Steach and the school’s principal Angie Navarro.
Published: 10/3/2012 2:49:14 PM
Nine-year-old Katrina Garrett contributed a helping hand, some good ideas and her smile for the Canby Fire District’s 2012-13 fire safety folder.
Fire Marshal Troy Buzalsky hands out the safety-tip filled folders each year when he visits every classroom in the city limits to present fire safety programs.
Published: 10/3/2012 3:02:57 PM
Canby Police investigated a possible explosive device found inside Chase Bank at 435 N. Holly St. Thursday morning, after employees arrived at work to find a door open and called 9-1-1.
Published: 10/4/2012 9:22:08 AM
Motorists can expect delays through Wednesday, Oct. 3, on Highway 99E at the west end of Canby while ODOT crews repair the bridge over the Molalla River.
Published: 10/4/2012 2:31:29 PM
Expect to find chocolates, wine, live music, handmade quilts, and a local artist at two First Friday fundraising events hosted for Thelma’s Place.
Published: 10/4/2012 2:37:05 PM
Historical Society flea market set for Oct. 6 The Canby Historical Society will hold a flea market Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Clackamas County Event Center.
Published: 10/4/2012 2:38:59 PM
The American Legion Auxiliary, Aurora Unit 110, will hold its first Saturday of the month flea market Saturday, Oct. 6, from 9 to 4 a.m. at 21510 Main St.
Published: 10/4/2012 2:42:53 PM
A Canby Police officer responding to an animal complaint at the Dairy Queen at 517 SW First Ave. Sunday night, Sept. 16, found what appeared to be a wolf chained to the garbage cans behind the store.
Published: 10/4/2012 2:52:11 PM
In August, the Canby Utility board adopted a redesigned Share the Warmth customer assistance program. This program allows neighbors to help other neighbors within the community stay warm during the cold winter months by providing financial assistance to qualified customers who need help paying their electric bill.
Published: 10/4/2012 2:58:15 PM
Floating restaurant? Kid’s play fountain? Maybe. Roughly 100 people showed up Tuesday night to imagine what Canby could be. “It was a terrific start to a citywide visioning project,” said City Administrator Greg Ellis.
Published: 10/5/2012 9:48:24 AM
Get the tastebuds at the ready, the Canby Herald’s 21st annual Chili Cookoff is set to blast off Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cutsforth’s Thriftway.
Published: 10/9/2012 11:11:32 AM
Columbia Bank in Tacoma announced Wednesday that it will buy West Coast Bank based in Lake Oswego in a $506 million deal.
With $7.2 billion in assets, the combined bank, which will operate under the Columbia name, will become one of the Northwest’s largest.
Published: 10/10/2012 3:02:28 PM
The Canby High School sports program has weathered the budget crisis intact so far. But now it could, potentially, become victim to the district’s budget ax in the coming school year.
Published: 10/10/2012 3:43:22 PM
The Canby School District wants input from the Canby community, in case the district needs to make cuts to Canby High School sports or activities for the coming year.
Published: 10/12/2012 2:18:09 PM
The Harlem Wizards will take on the Canby Hot Shots in an evening of trick hoops and alley-oops basketball. The game will tip off at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct.
Published: 10/12/2012 5:21:19 PM
Nashville hit-maker and platinum recording artist Collin Raye will offer his signature heartfelt stylings at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the Richard R.
Published: 10/15/2012 4:18:49 PM
Agreeing to disagree on issues surrounding the city of Canby is just fine with Traci Hensley, but she wants people to know she’s listening to them. Hensley, who was appointed to John Henri’s council seat in May 2010, will win her first full time when the ballots are counted in November.
Published: 10/15/2012 4:23:57 PM
“That best way to predict the future is to write it ourselves.” That’s the way Tim Dale looks at his impending election to one of Canby’s empty council seats — this time for a full term.
Published: 10/15/2012 4:29:26 PM
Through the years, the world of politics had always intrigued Ken Rider, but as a practicing minister, there simply wasn’t enough time to combine both.
Published: 10/17/2012 9:42:28 AM
The Canby School Board will meet Thursday in a regular session at 6:30 p.m. in the CHS Omni Room. The agenda will include discussion on:- Ackerman Center Program- Budget — athletic activities- Software updates- Carus White Building- Race to the Top grantFor more information, call the district office at 503-266-0004.
Published: 10/17/2012 10:03:13 AM
Canby High School presented the Student of the Month Award for September to 14 students last week. Each student is nominated by a CHS teacher. The September Students of the Month are front row: Morgan Welch, Emma Steenerson, Maria Martishev, Daniel Tucker and Ashley Marks; Back Row: Sydney Peterson, Bethany Chupp, Kade Orendorff, Isaias Rodriguez, Jerald Barnhart and Job Chalmers.
Published: 10/17/2012 10:41:21 AM
Canby schools all received satisfactory marks on the state’s latest batch of report cards issued last week by the Oregon Department of Education.The grades showed no marked improvement or decline over recent years, but Knight and Eccles elementary schools lost the “Outstanding” ranking they had held for the past two years.
Published: 10/17/2012 1:13:23 PM
Randy Carson sits comfortably in a basic office chair and smiles easily when thinking about being Canby’s mayor. Carson is nearing the end of his first term as Canby’s top politician and will lock horns with challenger Brian Hodson in November.
Published: 10/17/2012 1:18:51 PM
Service isn’t something Brian Hodson feels he needs to do as part of a political process, it’s a way of life he watched his parents model day after day growing up.
Published: 10/17/2012 1:21:06 PM
Canby’s four neighborhood associations will hold a question and answer event with the mayoral candidates Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Hope Village. Mayoral candidates Randy Carson and Brian Hodson will participate and answer questions from Canby citizens as well as have the opportunity to ask each other questions.
Published: 10/17/2012 1:23:07 PM
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office will provide future police protection for the city of Aurora. The Aurora City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday in favor of a proposal from the sheriff’s office over one Hubbard Police Department.
Published: 10/17/2012 1:25:00 PM
Canby Police are investigating recent burglaries at two neighboring buildings in downtown Canby. Both crimes happened overnight from 8 p.m. Sept. 25 to the next morning.
Published: 10/18/2012 9:32:44 AM
One meeting down, more to come as the city of Canby starts the visioning process for the future. To that end, the city of Canby invites the community to join in on visioning focused group discussions.
Published: 10/24/2012 3:41:18 PM
They came. They saw. They gave their opinions. That’s exactly what City Administrator Greg Ellis was hoping for.The small group portion of the city’s new visioning process got underway Tuesday night with a meeting focused on transportation and public safety.
Published: 10/24/2012 4:23:24 PM
Late in 1958, Dick Morse did more than buy Canby Building Supply. He embarked on a journey that touched a good part of a growing and prospering Canby.Canby in the late 1950s was a place that not only provided opportunity, but a place where getting involved was a habit.
Published: 10/24/2012 4:33:06 PM
A proposed school district survey to collect input from the community turned into a bone of contention for school board members at Thursday’s meeting. The survey is meant to give Canby residents a voice in a budget decision that could possibly face the Canby School District next spring — whether to make cuts to high school sports and activities budgets in the 2013-14 school year.
Published: 10/24/2012 4:51:02 PM
The Canby School Board Thursday sent back an estimate presented for repainting or residing the old Carus School because the bid lacked all details pertaining to the scope of work, materials and costs.
Published: 10/24/2012 5:03:39 PM
Every performance of Canby High School’s upcoming presentation of Thornton Wilder’s classic play “Our Town” will feature surprise cast members, with Canby townspeople making cameo appearances.
Published: 10/25/2012 1:14:16 PM
Milburn’s will again bring ‘fright’ to Halloween season Milburn’s Haunted Manor in Hubbard will again offer a pumpkin patch and three PG-13 haunted attractions, the Haunted Manor, Wicked-wood forest and The Dark.
Published: 10/25/2012 1:20:17 PM
The Canby Police Department will show off its new police station to the public with an open house on Monday, Oct. 29. The event will kick off with a ribbon cutting at 2 p.
Published: 10/25/2012 1:27:05 PM
Canby Utility is breathing new life into the older water reservoir at the rear of 440 SW 13th Ave. The 2-million gallon reservoir built in 1982 is undergoing a $772,658 seismic retrofitting.
Published: 10/29/2012 2:43:21 PM
A water problem in the home led to a death outside when a 76-year-old rural Canby man died trying to shut off a water valve Sunday afternoon. The incident happened at a home in the 26000 block of Laurel Avenue around 2:30 p.
Published: 10/30/2012 9:48:53 AM
The years 1936 and 1937 were banner years for new building projects in the Canby area. That time period heralded the construction of the city’s new water system on the Molalla River, water mains, power lines and more than a mile of sidewalks, thanks to Works Progress Administration funding.
Published: 10/30/2012 10:52:54 AM
As black Sharpie markers squeaked their way across four large pieces of paper Wednesday night, they reflected the hopes, dreams and ideas of a Canby for the future.
Published: 10/30/2012 4:49:48 PM
Marion and Clackamas county law officers teamed up to corner and arrest a 33-year old Aurora fugitive Monday, Oct. 29, after a search that began the day before.
Published: 10/30/2012 4:55:03 PM
Canby Police arrested a 30-year-old man Tuesday in connection with a drug investigation.Canby Police said that detectives arrested Jorge Felix and charged him with one count of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), one count of distribution of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) within 1,000 feet of a school, and three counts of unlawful possession of a weapon.
Published: 10/31/2012 11:13:45 AM
Clackamas County’s first-ever Stand Down for Homeless Veterans event on Nov. 3 will reach out to struggling vets throughout the area, offering dental care, counseling, warm clothing, a hot meal, resources and more.
Published: 10/31/2012 11:23:44 AM
On Tuesday, Oct. 23, Canby volunteers took the downtown Canby planting program to a new level. More than 90 heavenly bamboo plants were installed in Second Avenue planters.
Published: 10/31/2012 11:26:55 AM
On Wednesday from, 3 to 7 p.m., Canby’s Main Street Program will hold another “spooktacular” event. Downtown businesses will be open for trick or treating, restaurants to feature goulish treats, and for the first time there will be a Halloween parade at 4:30 p.
Published: 10/31/2012 12:03:18 PM
Ten Canby High School FFA members attended the 85th National FFA Convention held in Indianapolis, Indiana this past week, competing in the National agriscience, National talent, National chapter, and proficiencies competitions.
Published: 10/31/2012 1:18:40 PM
Holocaust survivor Alter Weiner will return to Canby next month to speak before students and community at Baker Prairie Middle School. The event will be held Thursday, Nov.
Published: 10/31/2012 1:50:01 PM
More than anything, Enrique Morfin said, he wants to be a successful parent for his two small boys. Last week, the young Canby father, with his sons David, 5, and Omar, 3, went before the school board to tell their story.
Published: 10/31/2012 3:11:37 PM
Canby Police capped a month-long investigation with the early Tuesday arrest of a suspected drug dealer at his Woodburn home.Jorge Felix, 30, has been charged with one count each for possession of methamphetamine and distribution of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a school and three counts of unlawful possession of a handgun.
Published: 10/31/2012 4:16:04 PM
From super heroes to witches, warlocks and Wonder Woman, kids of all ages rolled through downtown Canby looking for sweet treats. This young chick-a-dee stopped by the Canby Herald office to enjoy a treat.