Published: 12/6/2012 1:37:21 PM
The Canby dance team twisted and twirled its way to three
top-five finishes Dec. 1 at the 2012 Category Championships at Tualatin
More than 30 schools participated in the event, which
featured more than 70 routines.
Published: 12/18/2012 11:53:50 AM
Kevin LarkinsAir Force Airman 1st Class Kevin L. Larkins has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.Larkins is the son of Linda Conant, of Canby.
Published: 12/18/2012 11:56:57 AM
Claira Jeanne WickClaira Jeanne Wick was born Nov. 17, 2012, at Silverton Hospital to Ashley and Matthew Wick, of Keizer.She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 19 ½ inches at her 6:11 p.
Letters to the Editor
Published: 12/18/2012 12:40:31 PM
Flags at Vietnam memorial need attentionTo the editor:Is it possible for someone to properly fly the flags at the Vietnam Memorial? After the tragedy in Connecticut as I returned to Canby on Saturday morning I saw that the flags there were flying at full staff.
Published: 12/4/2012 1:10:59 PM
Thanks offered for answering blood drive call To the editor: Canby United Methodist Church held a Community Red Cross Blood drive on Tuesday, Nov. 20. We want to thank all generous people that donated on that day.
Published: 12/31/2012 1:01:48 PM
Christmas concert was an ‘oustanding’ evening of music and fun To the editor: Wow, the Canby High School chorus Christmas Concert on Monday evening was outstanding.
Published: 12/31/2012 12:17:11 PM
So much of baseball is about control: the pinpoint location of a pitch, the precise timing of a swing, the placement of an outfielder for a particular hitter.
Published: 12/6/2012 3:19:42 PM
After the Canby wrestling team routed Gresham
in its first competition of the season, coach Jeremy Ensrud overheard the
speech that opposing coach Zac Enoch gave to his team.
Published: 12/7/2012 11:29:26 PM
The tablet computer in Craig Evans’ hands confirmed what he already knew.
The Canby boys basketball team had an awful shooting night. Sixteen-percent awful.
Published: 12/10/2012 12:07:31 PM
Kendall Tate stole the ball, and the Wilsonville
girls basketball team stole the show.
Trailing Canby the entire game, the Wildcats snatched the
lead in the final seconds and made off with a thrilling 44-43 win over the
Cougars on the road Dec.
Published: 12/10/2012 7:36:15 PM
AURORA — North Marion girls basketball coach Dennis Melcher said pressure defense will be the key to North Marion’s success this year. Against Roosevelt on Friday the team turned his philosophy into execution and came away with a 59-42 victory to improve to 1-2 on the year.
Published: 12/10/2012 8:17:27 PM
The North Marion swimming team took
third place on the boys side and fourth on the girls side in its season opener
Dec. 7 at St. Helens Pool.
The boys were led by Noah Norris, who won the 100-yard freestyle
and 100 backstroke races.
Published: 12/10/2012 9:15:46 PM
The Canby swimming team earned an 84-66 victory on the girls
side but lost 95-75 on the boys side in its Dec. 6 dual meet with Oregon City
at the Canby Swim Center.
Published: 12/5/2012 9:48:09 AM
Karley Baggerly had tears in her eyes Nov. 10 as she walked
off Strasser Field at Delta Park
in Portland, where the Canby girls
soccer team’s season came to an end.
Published: 12/5/2012 10:08:37 AM
Mike Caruso missed practice time due to injury in the week
leading up to the Canby football team’s playoff game against Tigard, and coach
Mike Vaught said he hoped the senior would be available.
Published: 12/18/2012 10:37:41 PM
First-year Canby girls basketball coach Brooke Cates sees
progress everywhere she looks — except in the game scores.
Indeed, her team’s 55-51 loss to Southridge at home Dec.
Published: 12/20/2012 2:12:00 AM
PORTLAND — The third time wasn’t a charm for Keith Nichols.
The senior had already lost twice to Elijah Taylor this year entering the Canby wrestling team’s double dual meet Dec.
Published: 12/11/2012 10:28:39 PM
With 2.4 ticks left on the clock, Canby boys basketball coach Craig Evans asked officials to add a second to account for time that was inadvertently lost after a whistle.
Published: 12/12/2012 12:07:34 PM
It was a stellar season for Edgar Salgado.
The talented North Marion boys soccer player recently
received all-state honorable mention, a recognition that Huskies coach Rafael
Pelaez said is rare in the program’s history.
Published: 12/13/2012 7:59:12 PM
As senior Carrie Kralovec completed the final leg of the
400-yard freestyle relay race Dec. 13, teammates shouted and cheered as if the
result of the meet was up for grabs.
Published: 12/17/2012 10:15:06 AM
The North Marion wrestling team
garnered five individual titles and took first place overall Dec. 15 at the
Bill Hagerty Invitational at Nestucca
Published: 12/17/2012 12:31:58 PM
AURORA — The
North Marion girls basketball team
went 2-1 at its annual Holiday Classic last week, beating Molalla 43-35 on
Saturday to earn third place.
Published: 12/17/2012 6:11:04 PM
Aided by two individual championships, the Canby wrestling
team finished in second place at its home tournament Dec. 15.
Rawley Warren and Alejandro Sandoval each won their brackets
at the Larry Owings Invitational, which drew competition from Centennial, David
Douglas, McMinnville, Roseburg,
Sprague, Sunset and Tigard.
Published: 12/18/2012 12:04:11 PM
Aurora FireMonday. Dec. 109:14 a.m., miscellaneous call, Interstate 5 southbound milepost 282.Tuesday, Dec. 116:46 a.m., first aid, 21000-block of Bents Road.
Published: 12/11/2012 10:52:55 AM
Tuesday, Dec. 5
9:05 a.m., first aid, 12000-block of Cedar Brook Road.
6:28 p.m., traffic accident, Interstate 5 northbound milepost 276.
Published: 12/4/2012 12:12:57 PM
Aurora FireTuesday, Nov. 206:30 p.m., first aid, 21000-block of Bents Road.9:07 p.m., first aid, 24000-block of Prairie View Drive. Wednesday, Nov.
Published: 12/4/2012 12:05:55 PM
Wayne W. FordWayne W. Ford died Nov. 25, 2012, at the age of 70. He was born May 9, 1942, in Dayton, Wash., and moved to Oregon with his parents at a young age.
Published: 12/11/2012 10:38:16 AM
Marcella Taylor, 88, died of pneumonia Nov. 24, 2012, in Lincoln
She was born March 27, 1924,
in Oregon City
to Byron Mark and Frances Shannon Johnson.
Published: 12/18/2012 11:45:51 AM
Dorothy Poucher ColeDorothy Irene Poucher Cole, 90, died Nov. 25, 2012, in her Canby home.She was born Oct. 20, 1922, in Dodge City. Kan., to George and Pearl Northern Poucher.
Published: 12/31/2012 9:15:15 AM
Raymond Robert Reeves
Raymond Robert “Benney” Reeves, 86, died Dec. 28, 2012, in his Canby home.
He was born March 24, 1926,
in McMinnville to Leonard V.
Published: 12/31/2012 1:19:59 PM
OCTS says goodbye to Michael Maze Volunteers and board members honored Michael Maze, the longtime director of Canby’s OCT public access channel, with a reception his last week of work.
Published: 12/31/2012 12:51:44 PM
Cub Scout Pack 503 will hold its annual Christmas tree pickup and bottle drive with curbside pickup Saturday and Tuesday, Jan. 1, in Canby. A $5 donation is asked, along with any donated cans or bottles.
Published: 12/31/2012 12:54:46 PM
First Baptist Church in Canby invites the public to a New Year’s Eve Party Monday from 8 p.m. to midnight. There will be games and an open gym, as well as hot dogs, snacks and drinks.
Published: 12/31/2012 12:58:55 PM
The Canby Public Library will again offer a language exchange conversation group every Sunday at noon, starting on Jan. 6, for an hour. A language barrier is just that — a barrier.
Published: 12/18/2012 12:33:56 PM
While visiting Aurora’s American Legion hall, Commander Barbara Provo thanked Oregon SAL Detachment Commander Larry Horne following his visit to the Aurora Post on Thursday.
Published: 12/18/2012 3:15:31 PM
Canby-area travelers should carefully evaluate Wednesday morning travels plans if the forecast of one to two inches of snow on the valley floor proves accurate.
Published: 12/17/2012 4:14:17 PM
A Christmas tree fire caused about $150,000 damage Sunday to a home at 7171 S. Barnards Road in rural Canby. Initial information was that there was a fire inside the home and that a child was unaccounted for, possibly entrapped.
Published: 12/14/2012 2:20:52 PM
From the Desk of the Superintendent:Canby Community,It is with great sadness that many of us today learned about yet another senseless tragedy occurring in our nation.
Published: 12/12/2012 1:35:08 PM
Canby Police are seeking a person of interest in a burglary
and safecracking at Lone Elder Pizza on Southwest
The overnight burglary was reported Monday morning, said
officer Tony Fetters.
Published: 12/13/2012 1:49:36 PM
Canby's Light the Night event begins tonight (Thursday) at the Clackamas County Event Center.The event runs from 5 to 10 p.m. each night and offers visitors a chance to donate to the Canby Kiwanis Food & Toy Drive or the Canby Police coat drive.
Published: 12/12/2012 9:21:17 AM
The Canby City Council approved at its Nov. 28 meeting a Canby Downtown Parking Management Recommendations Report.
With the assistance of the state Transportation Growth Management Program, the city hired Rick Williams Consulting to develop a parking management program.
Published: 12/12/2012 10:01:48 AM
With First Friday and Light the Night combining forces again last Friday, the streets of downtown Canby were busy despite the rain and cold. There was music, Santa, a parade, goodies to be tested and the feel of Christmas approaching in the air.
Published: 12/12/2012 10:08:30 AM
There is an emergency street closure for North Ivy Street between First and Second avenues from 10 a.m. to noon today, Wednesday, Dec. 12.
Published: 12/12/2012 11:08:39 AM
Beginning Thursday night, Canby will be home to five days of Christmas lights and more at the Clackamas County Event Center.Light the Night will run from 5 to 10 p.
Published: 12/11/2012 1:06:14 PM
Walt Daniels and David Fuentez recently received 2012 awards at an appreciation party hosted by the Canby Historical Society. Daniels was awarded a lifetime membership award and appreciation of service plaque.
Published: 12/11/2012 1:09:11 PM
The Canby City Council accepted the recently completed Canby OR 99E Corridor and Gateway Design Plan at its Dec. 5 meeting.The plan will guide streetscape and gateway improvements along Highway 99E within the city limits over the next 20 years.
Published: 12/11/2012 1:49:38 PM
Members of the Canby High School Art Club brushed up on their Christmas cheer earlier this month. With artist brushes and paper cups of paint, they laid the holiday spirit on thick on storefront windows throughout downtown Canby.
Published: 12/11/2012 2:05:56 PM
They were blessed, Chris and Tymona Natelborg say.They escaped without serious injury Sunday, Dec. 3, when a 3-foot diameter, 100-foot tall pine tree fell on their car.
Published: 12/18/2012 12:06:48 PM
A new art exhibit at the Canby Public Library will show the works of photographic artist Lorraine C. Richey through Dec. 31.Twenty-two photographs by Richey are on display and for sale at the Canby Public Library.
Published: 12/18/2012 12:08:30 PM
The Canby Ferry, which has been closed for several days because of high water, will be out of service for up to six months in order to undergo major maintenance.
Published: 12/18/2012 12:44:20 PM
The city of Aurora wants the grease out.Grease from downtown restaurants and eateries is clogging the city’s wastewater disposal system. If the situation goes uncorrected, it could cause an overflow or damage the equipment.
Published: 12/18/2012 12:50:40 PM
Aurora Mayor Gregory M. Taylor wanted to do a ride-around through the community on Nov. 21.
Instead of using his pickup truck as he often does, he thought he would do it by bicycle and borrowed one of the police department’s two bicycles.
Published: 12/21/2012 10:53:59 AM
A Thursday night accident left a woman injured and an ambulance damaged at the intersection of Knights Bridge and South Barlow roads.At about 7:06 p.
Published: 12/21/2012 3:32:58 PM
One person died and another was injured in a two-car accident Friday afternoon along Highway 99E and South End Road just north of Canby.According to the Oregon State Police, preliminary information indicates that at about 1:25 p.
Published: 12/26/2012 4:45:52 PM
A 14-year-old pedestrian was hurt when a vehicle struck him
Wednesday afternoon at South Ivy Street
and Southwest First Avenue
The accident happened about 2:20
Published: 12/19/2012 11:57:09 AM
While the weather didn’t offer a helping hand through a good portion of the weekend, the first Light the Night event at the Clackamas County Event Center offered plenty to build on for the future.
Published: 12/18/2012 2:22:14 PM
With the finish line in sight, the hope is that people will stay with the city’s visioning process until the end — the Jan. 9 large group meeting.The participation numbers were down at the latest four small group meetings covering community and transportation and safety, parks and recreation and development, but the input was still there, according to City Administrator Greg Ellis.
Published: 12/5/2012 11:28:51 AM
Join Operation Snuggle to help make tie-blankets for 315 homeless students at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at Baker Prairie Middle School. For financial donations, make checks payable to ‘Baker Prairie MS/PTA’ with ‘Operation Snuggle’ on the memo line.
Published: 12/11/2012 12:58:13 PM
Life and literacy go on as the Canby Public Library building undergoes a facelift.The front of the building at 292 N. Holly St. bristles with scaffolding and workers replacing its crumbling stucco façade.
Published: 12/11/2012 12:02:33 PM
From falling snow to images of winter, visitors to this year’s inaugural Light the Night Thursday through Monday at Clackamas Event Center will see something special.
Published: 12/11/2012 12:04:30 PM
Canby Arts Association, Wallflowers Framing Gallery and the Canby Chamber of Commerce will feature 20 artists in the Light the Night event being held in the Clackamas Event Center Pavilion.
Published: 12/11/2012 12:07:35 PM
The 2013 Canby Historical Society calendars are now available.This year’s calendar includes pictures of the 1950s popular Island Park, Boy Scouts camping on Main Street, local loggers Stefani, Giger, Johnson and Pottratz from 1947 and the high school football team from 1961.
Published: 12/11/2012 12:10:03 PM
A public meeting on Clackamas County's plan to reconstruct the intersection of Barlow and Zimmerman roads is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 6 to 7:30 p.
Published: 12/11/2012 12:12:29 PM
Minders Keepers Club, an adult day program designed by Thelma’s Place, focuses on a “home away from home” environment for seniors. The participants of Minders Keepers will have the opportunity to establish new friends, relax, participate in activities, enjoy entertainment and laughter and most importantly, have the ability to be with their families in the evening.
Published: 12/11/2012 12:21:27 PM
A quartet of Canby boys took a step forward in their tae kwan do training.On Nov. 19, Jose Santiago, Kaden Fisher, Emmanuel Alvarez and Joshua Geiger, members of the Pil Sung Tae Kwon Do club tested for promotion to different belt levels.
Published: 12/11/2012 12:27:30 PM
There’s little question that this year’s Canby Community Food and Toy Drive is feeling the effects of a community stretched thin from giving — and the competition that’s increasingly springing up for those giving efforts.
Published: 12/3/2012 12:00:25 PM
A Canby couple escaped serious injury Sunday afternoon when a tree in their yard fell directly on their car as they sat in their driveway. When firefighters arrived at the 900 block of NE 34th Place shortly before 3 p.
Published: 12/4/2012 12:49:46 PM
“Get your brand on. A comprehensive understanding of what it takes to build a solid brand,” will be offered during a free seminar on marketing and branding to the members of the Canby Area Chamber of Commerce Wednesday from 8:30 to 10:30 A.
Published: 12/4/2012 12:51:52 PM
Pennies for Presents returns this year to help area families in need this holiday season. Loren Hahn founded Pennies for Presents as a 15-year-old in 2010 and has seen the enterprise grow.
Published: 12/4/2012 12:57:13 PM
It's an ill wind that blows no good, and it was definitely an ill wind that wrought havoc on Joe Fleischman's greenhouse Thursday morning. Winds during a morning rainstorm stripped the plastic sheeting roof from one of two large greenhouses at St.
Published: 12/4/2012 1:02:18 PM
The cleanup continues in the Northeastern U.S. after Hurricane Sandy devastated the region in late October, and Oregon residents have been actively involved.
Published: 12/4/2012 1:07:23 PM
Over the past four seasons of the Boones Ferry Concert Series, organizers have learned some valuable lessons. One of those is that small groups of acoustic artists who don’t use high amplification work best in the space at St.
Published: 12/4/2012 1:09:17 PM
The Canby High School band will present "A Canby Jazz Christmas" concert on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m. at the Richard R. Brown Fine Arts Center. The concert will feature Joe Marcinkiewicz and the TV Jazz Orchestra, with the Canby High School Jazz Band.
Published: 12/7/2012 10:36:35 AM
The 11th annual Light the Night will join Canby’s First Friday for a kickoff to Canby’s Christmas season this Friday night. Light the Night includes the annual tree lighting event in Wait Park, a downtown parade and a new event, CANstruction, a food collection and artistic event.
Published: 12/7/2012 2:44:06 PM
The Aurora City Council will meet in executive session
Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 6:30 p.m.
concerning legal rights of a public body in regards to current litigation or
litigation likely to be filed.
Published: 12/4/2012 1:18:06 PM
For 15-year-old Francisco Zamora-Flores, it’s all about being involved and helping. Turns out that volunteerism is the Canby High School sophomore’s passion, goal and hobby.
Published: 12/4/2012 1:28:52 PM
In a conversation that treks through technical terrain like mapping, video installation, projection technology and back over the hill to geodesic buildings and the duality of form and function, sometimes the words are hard to follow – but not the message.
Published: 12/4/2012 1:58:16 PM
The Canby High School bands will perform in their annual Holiday Pops Concert on Thursday, Dec. 6, in the Richard R. Brown Fine Arts Center at 7 p.
Published: 12/11/2012 1:01:49 PM
The North Marion School District was recently audited, with the district being found in compliance in most areas.One area that was found to be slightly out of compliance was in reviewing how the district verified student eligibility for free and reduced meals.
Published: 12/18/2012 2:25:08 PM
The Canby School Board will hold a regular meeting Thursday at 6:30 p.m. with an executive session to follow in the Canby High Applied Technology Center, Omni Room.
Published: 12/18/2012 2:27:26 PM
Canby School District Achievement Compact Committee will meet Thursday at 4 p.m. in the Canby High School Omni Room at 721 SW Fourth Ave.
Published: 12/18/2012 12:57:26 PM
The Canby Education Foundation and Canby School District will host a career fair at Baker Prairie Middle School for all eight-graders on Wednesday. The career fair will feature about 15 professionals from Canby and the surrounding who will be on hand to teach students about their careers.
Published: 12/18/2012 1:33:41 PM
A pair of Ninety-One School teams put their best Lego-loving feet forward at a recent Lego robotics tournament.The team of fifth- and sixth-grade students, nicknamed SKREAM, an acryonym for members’ first names, won the Rising Star award a the tournament.
Published: 12/12/2012 9:35:24 AM
Baker Prairie Middle School will present the holiday production, "The Twelve DAZE of Christmas" Thursday through Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Richard R. Brown Fine Arts Center.
Published: 12/31/2012 1:11:26 PM
Eighth graders at Baker Prairie Middle School learned about how success in school translates to success later in life on Wednesday at a career fair put on by the Canby Educational Foundation.
Published: 12/31/2012 1:14:36 PM
North Marion School District has decided to run buses one hour late on Wednesdays starting Jan. 2. The decision came after a parent survey showed 80 percent of parents were willing to accommodate that move and almost all attendees of a community forum voted in favor of it.
Published: 12/18/2012 12:19:20 PM
Friends of the library slate holiday saleFriends of the Canby Public Library will hold a half-price Christmas sale through Dec. 31. Hundreds of gently used books, CDs, DVDs, VHS, audio books and magazines are available.
Published: 12/11/2012 12:33:58 PM
Lion Club Christmas tree lot is back The Canby Lions Club are again selling Christmas trees this season, a tradition that dates back to the early 1960s.
Published: 12/4/2012 12:47:50 PM
Newell House holding special Christmas tea event The Newell House Yuletide Tea will be held Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. at the Newell House Museum at Champoeg Park.