Published: 1/2/2013 4:33:07 PM
Aurora settles lawsuit
The city of Aurora has settled a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by former Police Chief Mike Reedy for $300,000.
“We’re happy with that,” said Reedy’s attorney, Stephen L.
Published: 1/2/2013 4:35:50 PM
The Canby Public Library will hold three community meetings for the public so the community can provide input and ideas about the design and features of the new Canby Public Library.
Published: 1/2/2013 4:39:47 PM
The Aurora City Council is continuing dismantling its former police department.The Aurora Police Department ceased operation Nov. 30 and the city’s law contract with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office began Dec.
Published: 1/2/2013 4:44:13 PM
Newly elected mayor Brian Hodson will present his “State of the City” address Tuesday, Jan. 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. a Cutsforth’s Old Town Hall (upstairs) during the monthly Canby Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
Published: 1/2/2013 4:45:32 PM
Canby Utility has 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: 1/2/2013 4:47:49 PM
A 14-year-old pedestrian was hurt when a vehicle struck him Wednesday afternoon at South Ivy Street and Southwest First Avenue (Highway 99E).The accident happened about 2:20 p.
Published: 1/2/2013 4:50:46 PM
Slowly, warmly, almost in a friendly way, the flavor escapes the lips and starts its slow downward march to the chin. But that’s okay because in the taste of fresh hamburger, locally sourced ingredients and handcrafted care, it’s the taste that grabs the attention — and holds it.
Published: 1/2/2013 4:54:03 PM
Not all the presents have been unwrapped.A few – make that 60 – remain.The shrouded objects standing throughout the city are a gift to the city from the Canby Community Leadership program.
Published: 1/2/2013 4:56:47 PM
The students at Baker Prairie Middle School decided to send a message of hope to their contemporaries at Sandy Hook Elementary School before heading off for Christmas break.
Published: 1/3/2013 9:10:12 AM
Canby High School graduate Keven Comer was recently recognized by the Montana Nurses Association.The association named her its Registered Nurse of the Year.
Published: 1/3/2013 9:21:44 AM
Jason Coleman, grandson of the legendary Nashville pianist Floyd Cramer, continues his family’s tradition in a nostalgic tribute as part of the Canby Concert Series at the Richard R.
Published: 1/8/2013 1:29:51 PM
SALEM - Eagle Newspapers Inc., announced the sale today of six of its weekly newspapers to Oregon Publications Corporation. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Published: 1/8/2013 2:20:53 PM
The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office is investigating a three car accident that occurred around 1:45 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Airport and Arndt roads.
Published: 1/10/2013 11:18:58 AM
The Canby Ferry service might not be the first choice for Clackamas County commuters between Canby and Wilsonville. But you’ll only have to wait until the next major traffic jam on Interstate 5.
Published: 1/10/2013 11:28:34 AM
By KELLY MOYERThe Edith Green Park in eastern Charbonneau has been around for more than 30 years, but you’d never know it. Until this month, there have been no signs, no plaques, no designations on any Charbonneau map to commemorate the park named for Green — one of the first women to serve in the U.
Published: 1/10/2013 11:38:05 AM
Aurora FireMonday, Dec. 318:46 a.m., first aid, 11000-block of Rees street, Donald.11:35 a.m., first aid, 24000-block of Butteville Road.Tuesday, Jan. 112:27 p.
Published: 1/10/2013 11:41:09 AM
Author Kirsti Pulioff will be at Canby Public Library Saturday, Jan. 12, at 2 p.m. to sign copies of novel “The Escape of Princess Madeline.”The “Escape of Princess Madeline” is a young adult novel with an uplifting story and a positive tone, set at a quick pace with elements of magic, adventure and romance.
Published: 1/10/2013 11:58:42 AM
Canby Municipal Court isn’t where it used to be.On Monday, City Attorney Joe Lindsay, the municipal court and its staff relocated to the new police station at 1175 NW Third Ave.
Published: 1/10/2013 12:05:35 PM
Oregon’s first modular self-serve dog wash, Dirty Dawgs, is now open in Hubbard, located next to Touch Less Car Wash on Highway 99E.Owner Erik Berkey has been trying to open the facility since early summer, but he said dealing with three government agencies has been “challenging.
Published: 1/10/2013 1:39:06 PM
Rep. Bill Kennemer (R-Oregon City), entering his third term in the Oregon House, has been appointed to three key committees by the House Speaker-nominee for the 2013 legislative session.
Published: 1/10/2013 1:41:01 PM
Minders Keepers Club, an adult day program designed by Thelma’s Place, focuses on a “home away from home” environment for seniors. By having their loved ones at the Minders Keepers program, caregivers gets a much needed respite, or break, from their often overwhelming responsibilities.
Published: 1/10/2013 1:44:44 PM
Aurora Mayor Gregory M. Taylor is off the hook.The Marion County District Attorney’s Office says no charges will be filed in the bicycle-borrowing incident last month that got the mayor in hot water.
Published: 1/10/2013 1:47:08 PM
Just what is the vision of Canby? Find out Wednesday evening when a draft of the Canby visioning report is presented to the public.The draft summarizes the input of more than 100 community members who attended multiple meetings to gather community input.
Published: 1/11/2013 1:44:15 PM
Oregon State Police continue the investigation into Friday morning's serious injury crash involving a passenger car and a commercial truck on Highway 213 at S.
Published: 1/14/2013 1:18:08 PM
The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office said a SWAT team shot a suicidal man who was armed with a gun early Monday at a home near Whiskey Hill Road and Meridian Road.
Published: 1/15/2013 9:48:49 AM
Before I begin I want to thank Walt Daniels and Randy Carson for their service to our community. They have contributed a lot to Canby. If you would have told me 10 to 15 years ago that I was going to be a city councilor or mayor, I would have said “No way.
Published: 1/15/2013 10:25:26 AM
Planning for the new Canby Public Library begins tonight with an informational-planning meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the library. In all, there will be three meetings to help plan the new library -- the other two being Jan.
Published: 1/15/2013 1:22:27 PM
Despite the feeling that a major project had been put to rest, there was an air of anticipation about what comes next in the city’s visioning process. Nearly 50 people gathered in the Canby Police Department Wednesday night to hear the unveiling of the city’s visioning process — and find out what it all means.
Published: 1/16/2013 1:19:45 PM
George Nels Petersen George Nels Petersen, 77, died Jan. 3, 2013, in Canby.He was born Jan. 16, 1935, in St. Croix Falls, Wis., to Nels and Eleanor Petersen.
Published: 1/18/2013 11:46:08 AM
The Classic Gospel Sons will hold a concert at Canby Church of the Nazarene Sunday, Jan. 20, at 10:45 a.m. The church is at 2323 SE Territorial Road. A free will offering will be received.
Published: 1/22/2013 1:14:20 PM
A little financial good fortune is something all city officials welcome when it falls in its collective lapsCanby got a little of the good fortune late in December when the urban renewal bonds for the library project were sold.
Published: 1/22/2013 1:20:46 PM
Friends of Historic Champoeg and the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department will present "Champoeg History Cache," a series of interpretive talks and demonstrations on the lives of the native peoples, settlers, and traders on the Willamette River.
Published: 1/22/2013 1:28:47 PM
Aurora Unit 110, American Legion Auxiliary, has awarded its annual book grant to Nicole Sprecher, a 2012 North Marion High School graduate.Education and Scholarship Chairman Bernadine Ward announced at the unit’s Thursday meeting the results of the nonaffiliated committee.
Published: 1/22/2013 1:33:04 PM
The Aurora City Council will ask voters to amend the city charter to make having a municipal court an option instead of a requirement.State law does not require the city to operate a municipal court, but the city charter does.
Published: 1/22/2013 2:49:47 PM
Twenty-one years after arriving from Bozeman, Mont., the Rev. John Eide called it a career at Macksburg Lutheran Church during a ceremony Jan. 6.To see what Eide, and his wife Mary, meant to those they had ministered to for more than two decades, one had only need to count the faces with tears streaming down them during his last service at Macksburg.
Published: 1/22/2013 3:01:09 PM
The Canby Police Department will host a presentation on human trafficking Thursday, Feb. 7, in the Canby Police Department community room.The program free to the public will be presented at 10:30 a.
Published: 1/22/2013 3:17:55 PM
The Canby City Council got a nice overview of where the city is financially during its annual mid-year budget review.Presented by new finance director Haley Fish, the review is a look at where the city sits financially halfway through the budget year.
Published: 1/22/2013 3:21:51 PM
Eyes wide with the visual potential, minds racing with ideas and questions, the initial meeting to decide the look of Canby’s new library offered plenty to stimulate the creative senses.
Published: 1/22/2013 3:54:12 PM
Canby Area Transit paid special recognition to two special passengers Thursday. When Sean Nelson, of Canby, boarded the 9:30 a.m. Oregon City bus, he learned he was CAT’s two millionth rider.
Published: 1/22/2013 4:38:06 PM
Baker Prairie Middle School eighth-grader Andrea Parks, center, celebrates her win in the National Geographic Geography Bee with hugs all around from her grandparents, Steve and Sandra Key of Canby.
Published: 1/25/2013 10:59:16 AM
A former Canby father and son appeared in Clackamas County court Wednesday, charged in a bizarre murder-for-hire of a neighbor’s dog.Both David James Walkoski, 61, and his son, Derek James Walkoski, 30, are charged with first-degree aggravated animal abuse, recklessly endangering another person and possession of methamphetamine.
Published: 1/29/2013 2:40:35 PM
Driving at a leisurely pace northbound on Barlow Road, the vision of St. Josef’s Winery passes quickly as drivers dip into a low valley then catapult up a steep incline.
Published: 1/29/2013 2:45:08 PM
Green and growing, the forested areas in the north Willamette Valley offer not only beauty through nature, but opportunity as well. What many don’t know is that the woodlands in Clackamas and Marion counties are primarily owned by families, not the government.
Published: 1/29/2013 4:42:00 PM
More than 400 young dancers from 18 schools competed and performed in the Winter Festival of Dance Saturday in the Canby High School gym.This was the seventh year the Canby Cougar dancers have hosted the winter festival.
Published: 1/29/2013 4:58:43 PM
Canby’s OCTS Channel 5 public access television continues to reinvent itself after undergoing dramatic changes in recent years.Those changes included a severe cut in funding and the retirement of longtime station manager Michael Maze.
Published: 1/31/2013 2:16:26 PM
The locks still function as designed. That much was made clear earlier this month, when the gates in the 140-year old Willamette Falls Locks in West Linn creaked into action to allow shipping through once again.