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Published: 4/10/2012 1:06:50 PM
Alora Adeline KerseyAlora Adeline Kersey was born Feb. 24, 2012 to Douglas Kersey of Portland and Adrienne Giger of Canby.She weighed four pound, 7 ounces and measured 17 1/2 inches in length at her 8:37 a.
Letters to the Editor
Published: 4/4/2012 12:31:29 PM
Church offers thanks for community’s support To the editor: We thank God and our community for the support shown during our garage-bake sale on Saturday to benefit a young woman in our congregation who survived cancer as a child and is suffering dental problems now because of the effects of the chemo she had to take.
Published: 4/26/2012 12:05:55 PM
Canby High School is set to announce the hirings of three new head coaches for the following school year, pending board approval at the school district board meeting May 17.
Published: 4/11/2012 1:44:38 PM
The Canby track and field team earned a clean sweep over David Douglas in the home-opening meet last Wednesday.The boys team prevailed, 80-64, and the girls team won 85-42 in the first official scoring meet of the season.
Published: 4/11/2012 1:44:03 PM
With youth on its side and just two players who saw significant varsity team last season, first-year Canby coach Laurie Smallwood knows there will be some challenges.
Published: 4/11/2012 1:43:14 PM
LAKE OSWEGO — It’s been a rough start so far for first-year Canby baseball coach J.J. Stolsig.The Cougars have played an extremely tough schedule, highlighted by being outscored 34-1 over the first three games, including a 21-1 defeat to defending Class 6A state champion Westview on Friday at Lake Oswego High School.
Published: 4/11/2012 1:37:52 PM
Volleyball opening: Canby High School volleyball coach Bryan Kamahoahoa resigned from his position, according to CHS athletic director Dennis Burke.Kamahoahoa was the second longest tenured coach at Canby behind cross country/track and field coach Tom Millbrooke.
Published: 4/11/2012 1:41:00 PM
One of the big questions around the Canby High School girls golf team was who would step in to fill out the lineup behind junior Krissy Peterson.After losing four players from its varsity team from a year ago, spots were up in the air.
Published: 4/11/2012 1:37:12 PM
Why to be excitedThe North Marion girls tennis team should be solid one through four in the singles and doubles lineups.The Huskies finished 4-5 in Special District 2 play last season, and will feature seven seniors and five juniors with varsity experience.
Published: 4/11/2012 1:39:38 PM
SALEM — The Canby High School equestrian team won it second meet on March 2-4 at the Oregon State Fairgrounds.Reya Prouty impressed the crowd after being the lone rider in the field to rope a calf in breakaway roping, and was 2 for 2 in her run.
Published: 4/11/2012 2:17:22 PM
So far, so good for the Canby softball team.And by all indications early on, the Cougars are dispelling any notions they are young, inexperienced and in rebuilding mode.
Published: 4/11/2012 2:14:20 PM
Brittany Gillespie has had plenty of chances over her high school career to give up sports altogether.And no one would have blamed her.The Canby High School senior has endured a variety of injuries over the past four years, including partial scoliosis in her back that has required a ton of physical therapy.
Published: 4/11/2012 2:15:04 PM
Brianna and Brittney Vitkauskas of Canby, both 11, had a tremendous performance at the 2012 Oregon Optional State Gymnastics Meet and Compulsory Invitational on Saturday, March 24 in Eugene.
Published: 4/11/2012 2:15:44 PM
Canby High School athletic director/assistant principal Dennis Burke will leave his position to take the same role at Wilsonville High School this coming fall.
Published: 4/11/2012 2:13:38 PM
The big question for the Canby boys lacrosse team is what’s next and how can the program take the next level.Well, hiring a coach who has been there before is certainly a good start.
Published: 4/11/2012 2:13:06 PM
LONGVIEW, Wash. — The Canby Gators Swim Club were short-handed at the Tall Timbers season-ending meet, but still finished in the top three for the first time in three years.
Published: 4/11/2012 2:11:51 PM
AURORA — Baseball coaches can teach an athlete how to throw a better curveball, how to turn a cleaner double play, how to hit to the opposite field. They can teach strategy, smart baserunning, proper fundamentals.
Published: 4/11/2012 2:12:31 PM
AURORA — Although the spring weather is slow to warm up, the Huskies’ bats have been red-hot all season. The North Marion softball team pounded out 52 runs in three games to sweep the Huskies’ spring break tournament last week, winning each game by the mercy rule in five innings.
Published: 4/11/2012 3:03:48 PM
It’s been a struggle so far for the Canby boys tennis team.Not just winning matches, but getting valuable practice time in for a group with already limited experience on the courts.
Published: 4/11/2012 3:04:24 PM
OREGON CITY – While the quality of athletes has improved for the Canby track and field team, there are still holes on the boys and girls sides that could prove to be their downfall in dual meets.
Published: 4/11/2012 3:07:20 PM
It’s the spot they’re in, but the Canby boys golf team knows it is undoubtedly one of the top 10 teams in the state.Unfortunately, with four teams in the Three Rivers League laying claim to be legitimate contenders for a state berth, two will be left out at the end of the season.
Published: 4/11/2012 3:05:23 PM
PORTLAND – The biggest storyline in the Three Rivers League for girls golf is the battle between Canby and Lake Oswego for the second state-qualifying team berth.
Published: 4/11/2012 3:07:57 PM
PORTLAND — The Canby High School girls lacrosse team kept its perfect record in tact after cruising to Friday’s 18-6 victory over Riverdale at Lewis & Clark College.
Published: 4/11/2012 3:09:38 PM
After nearly three decades, Dennis Burke never imagined the day would come unless retirement was on the horizon.The long-time Canby High School athletic director/associate principal has played a role with the Cougars’ program since 1983, but will now move on for the only job he admitted he would take.
Published: 4/11/2012 3:08:59 PM
It was a very welcome sight for the Canby baseball team.The Cougars got clutch hitting, saw a competitive fire and finally saw a potentially strong offense come alive to post a 9-6 victory over Beaverton on Thursday at home.
Published: 4/18/2012 4:43:07 PM
Aurora FireSunday, April 83:43 p.m., alarm, 20000 block of Grim Road.Tuesday, April 109:45 a.m., first aid, 20000-block of Butteville Road.5:22 p.m., first aid, 7679 Champoeg Road.
Published: 4/10/2012 12:57:30 PM
James Roland EstesJames Roland Estes, 81, died March 26, 2012.Born Jan. 6, 1931 in Portland, he lived in Lake Oswego and later in Aurora. He attended Central Catholic High School and the University of Portland.
Published: 4/18/2012 4:16:16 PM
Neal Francis Lewis Neal Francis Lewis died April 9, 2012, at the age of 91.He was born Nov. 13, 1920, in Beavercreek to Wallace and Irma Lewis.He spent most of his life in the Oregon City-Beavercreek area.
Published: 4/10/2012 1:22:49 PM
Robert Newton ParsonsRobert Newton Parsons of Portland died March 30, 2012, in Milwaukie at the age of 90.He was born Sept. 26, 1921, in Depew, N.Y., the only child of Charles Edward and Annette Stirrup Parsons.
Published: 4/10/2012 2:11:28 PM
A Molalla man was sentenced to 11 years in prison Monday after pleading guilty to rape and stealing property from the Canby School District where he worked.
Published: 4/11/2012 10:18:19 AM
Nearly 60 years ago, Robert and Jeanne Parsons were looking for a place to call home — and do business in. They got it in Canby, founding Parsons’ Canby Pharmacy in 1954.
Published: 4/11/2012 10:21:46 AM
She’s known in Canby for the Pay it Forward Club she started at Canby High School, but that is only one facet in the life of Chelsea McLean, a 17-year-old CHS junior who was crowned Miss Oregon Teen America last month.
Published: 4/4/2012 12:36:19 PM
Lego Night returns to the Canby Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5. This series has proven very popular with kids and families, prompting its return.
Published: 4/4/2012 12:42:59 PM
The Sons of the American Legion will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Clackamas County Event Center at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 7. There will be separate age groups up to 12 years old.
Published: 4/10/2012 12:43:29 PM
How many seventh and eighth-graders have the opportunity to tour exotic locations of the world??Well, at Baker Prairie Middle School, two student groups traveled abroad over the spring break are now back home after exploring South Korea and the art capitols of Paris and London.
Published: 4/10/2012 1:05:07 PM
A cast of 64 students from Baker Prairie and Ninety-One School are deep into rehearsal for the upcoming production of “Cinderella.”The show will open Thursday at the Canby High School Richard R.
Published: 4/2/2012 4:29:24 PM
Portland is known for its beauty and green-living and as one of the most liveable cities in America. But Portland, with its surrounding communities, has lately gained national attention as a hub for child sex trafficking.
Published: 4/3/2012 10:42:33 AM
Canby High School O-Ambassadors service club is offering Dresses for Hope, a fashion sale that allows students to buy gently used formals for the prom.
Published: 4/3/2012 1:09:39 PM
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife invites young anglers to take part in its first Family Fishing Event of the year Saturday, April 7, at Canby Pond from 9 a.
Published: 4/3/2012 2:20:54 PM
Canby’s Cascade Harmony Chorus came home from the 2012 Northwest Regional Competition in Spokane last weekend with first place medals. With that win, the chorus will go on to represent the region at the International Convention and competition in Honolulu in November.
Published: 4/3/2012 2:38:55 PM
As of last week, some 32 out-of-district students have applied to attend Canby schools in the coming school year through the new open enrollment policy.
Published: 4/3/2012 2:46:19 PM
Enrollment in Canby schools is dropping and will continue to drop for several years.That’s the prediction from Charles Brent of the Portland State University Population Research Center, who presented the district’s annual enrollment forecast at the last school board meeting.
Published: 4/4/2012 12:27:08 PM
Feel that urban vibe? That’s Canby, baby. At least that’s what the feds say. The Census Bureau released its once-a-decade compilation of the nation’s urban areas and guess what, Canby is on it — joining communities like Aumsville and Oakridge in the process.
Published: 4/4/2012 12:29:36 PM
The city of Canby’s Economic Development Department is interested in improving shopping services throughout Canby. Two separate surveys have been developed in order to accurately assess the shopping behaviors of Canby employees and Canby residents.
Published: 4/12/2012 12:42:04 PM
The Canby School District today took advantage of market trends on municipal bond interest rates to complete the second phase of refinancing existing bond debt on earlier construction projects.
Published: 4/18/2012 4:11:28 PM
To absorb a loss in county funding, the Canby Public Library is likely to see a reduction in hours and staff members in the coming year, and will have to dip into its contingency fund to keep services up to standards.
Published: 4/11/2012 10:28:29 AM
Most likely, Ken Ratcliffe is not alone this Easter season. Ratcliffe, the senior pastor at Bethany Church, can’t help but get excited about the potential Easter brings, and the reality it delivers — even days after the date has passed.
Published: 4/11/2012 11:26:55 AM
A small group from Canby Christian Church dug its hands into the issues of poverty, want and need — and made a difference. Renee McClaugherty, office manager for the church, was joined by six other church members, including a pair of teenagers, on a trip to a remote village in Uganda Feb.
Published: 4/11/2012 11:57:41 AM
Working with autistic children at Eccles Elementary School, Frank Gonzalez saw a need for new equipment in the program’s sensory room. And he decided to do something about it.
Published: 4/19/2012 9:29:37 AM
Canby FFA members took top honors in the Agriscience Fair competition held on March 24 during the 2012 Oregon State FFA Convention at Hermiston.Viri Duran and Bibi Duran together placed first in Division IV plant systems.
Published: 4/19/2012 9:40:09 AM
The Canby High School Agriculture students will hold their annual plant sale on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, April 25, 26 and 27, at the school greenhouse.
Published: 4/19/2012 9:53:59 AM
To make ends meet, the Canby School District will spend down the remaining cash reserves in next year’s budget.School board members discussed whether to use the budget’s ending fund balance — most of the remaining cash reserves built up during a better economy — to help fund the schools during the 2012-13 school year.
Published: 4/4/2012 12:34:46 PM
Let's talk movies. “A Dangerous Method” (Rated R for sexual content and brief language) is a historical drama starring Keira Knightley, Michael Fassbender and Viggo Mortensen.
Published: 4/11/2012 10:23:32 AM
Let's talk movies. “War Horse” (Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of war violence) is an epic war drama directed by Steven Spielberg and starring a horse.
Published: 4/11/2012 12:19:34 PM
What's Happening --- Eat a burger, help sixth-graders --- Knight Elementary School will hold a fundraiser for sixth-grade Outdoor School at the Canby Burgerville from 5 to 8 p.
Published: 4/11/2012 12:26:45 PM
Oregon State University--- Three students from Canby earned a straight-A (4.0) GPA at Oregon State University last term to make the OSU Honor Roll, and a number of students from Canby made the honor roll with a 3.