Photo Gallery: New mural depicts Steamup

May 2013 Posted in Arts, Culture & History, Photo Gallery | Comments Off on Photo Gallery: New mural depicts Steamup

[gallery=32] The Silverton Mural Society installed its latest mural on April 25. It was created by Silverton artist Tonya Smithburg and commemorates the Harvey Mikkelson Steam Engine Festival – a precursor to the Great Oregon Steam-up in Brooks – that was held ...

Good cheer: Many events bring people together to celebrate the holidays

December 2012 Posted in Photo Gallery | 1 Comment »

[gallery=31] From the Hazelnut Festival in Mount Angel to Santa’s Workshop at The Oregon Garden, from the Christmas tree lighting in downtown Silverton to the Celebration of Families and the Angel of Hope gathering, December is a time of year when ...

Ho-ho-holidays: Events offer many opportunities to get into the spirit

December 2011 Posted in Photo Gallery | Comments Off on Ho-ho-holidays: Events offer many opportunities to get into the spirit

Photographs by Jim Kinghorn and Joanna Traeger Clear skies helped Silverton light up in style at the annual tree lighting ceremony during December’s First Friday festivities; Seven Brides gave men an opportunity to shop for their significant others at the second annual ...

Photo Gallery: Occupy Silverton

November 2011 Posted in Photo Gallery | Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Occupy Silverton

Occupy Silverton participants gathered in Town Square Park on Saturday, Nov. 5. The assembly took to the streets in a march toward Chase Bank on the north side of town. Photographs by Joan Lockwood [gallery=25]

Photo Gallery: Holiday season activities in our towns

December 2010 Posted in Photo Gallery | Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Holiday season activities in our towns

Santa's magic lights the Silverton tree; Mt. Angel welcomes the holiday season; and Seven Brides launches Men's Nights Out... [gallery=24] Photographs by Sheldon Traver and Jim Kinghorn

Photo Gallery: Oktoberfest 2010

October 2010 Posted in Photo Gallery | Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Oktoberfest 2010

Despite the rain, locals and visitors still had Bavarian-style fun at the 45th Mt. Angel Oktoberfest. [gallery=23] Photographs by Jim Kinghorn

Photo Gallery: Celebrating hometown – Townsfolk gather for Homer Davenport Days

August 2010 Posted in Photo Gallery | Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Celebrating hometown – Townsfolk gather for Homer Davenport Days

The 30th Year of Homer Davenport Days in Silverton showcased a wealth of fun activities for the town’s country boys and girls. [gallery=22] The Lions Club served breakfast to packed crowds bright and early on Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, the Homer Classic ...

Photo Gallery: Independence Day Weekend – A Salute to Our History

July 2010 Posted in Photo Gallery | Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Independence Day Weekend – A Salute to Our History

Celebrations of America’s Independence are so extensive in Mount Angel and Silverton it takes two days to fit it all in. On July 3, The Oregon Garden welcomes Silverton residents to view the acres of gardens at no cost, ...

Photo Gallery: Showtime at the Marion County Fair

July 2010 Posted in Photo Gallery | Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Showtime at the Marion County Fair

Raising livestock and training them for exhibition takes months of dedicated effort. The results came with ribbons and awards when members of FFA and 4-H showed their animals at the Marion County Fair July 8-11. Photos by Cambria Roth [gallery=20]

Photo Gallery: The Classes of 2010

June 2010 Posted in Photo Gallery | Comments Off on Photo Gallery: The Classes of 2010

The Seniors of Silverton High School and John F. Kennedy High School (Mt. Angel) reach a memorable milestone. These Silverton High graduates (black robes) are the first class from the new campus. John F. Kennedy High (blue and white robes) ...

Photo Gallery: Silverton Basketball at State Championship

March 2010 Posted in Photo Gallery, School, Sports | Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Silverton Basketball at State Championship

The Silverton High School boys basket-ball team advanced to the state tourn-ament for the first time since 1969. The Foxes earned third place in the OSAA Class 5A state tournament defeating Crescent Valley 47-31; losing to ultimate state champion Jefferson ...

Photo Gallery: Silverton vs. Sherwood

March 2010 Posted in Photo Gallery, School, Sports | Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Silverton vs. Sherwood

The Silverton boys basketball team defeated Sherwood 55-47 March 6 at home. The Foxes next head to Eugene to face Pendleton 1:30 p.m. March 11 at the University of Oregon's Mac Court. Photos by Mike Whitmore [gallery=15]

Shaken up in Haiti: Local women witness tragedy tragedy while on mission

February 2010 Posted in News, People, Photo Gallery | Comments Off on Shaken up in Haiti: Local women witness tragedy tragedy while on mission

By Kristine Thomas See below for more images from Haiti Around 4:50 p.m., Jan. 12, in Haiti, Scotts Mills resident Cecelia Taylor was writing in her journal while on the roof of the three-story dorm with her sister, Grace Fudge of ...

Surprise party: Silverton High School salutes St. Elmo – with Pictures

February 2010 Posted in People, Photo Gallery | Comments Off on Surprise party: Silverton High School salutes St. Elmo – with Pictures

By Kristine Thomas See below for more pictures of the special school assembly event. He’s the guy wearing a woman’s old-fashioned swimsuit who waded into Silver Creek to retrieve ping-pong balls for the Silverton Hospital Auxiliary’s annual fundraiser. And, he is the ...

Photo Gallery: Oh, what an O’fest!

October 2009 Posted in Photo Gallery | Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Oh, what an O’fest!

The Mount Angel Oktoberfest took place September 17, 18, 19, and 20 of 2009. Photographs by Linda Whitmore and Kristine Thomas. [gallery=4]

Photo Gallery: Our towns – These are a few of our favorite things

July 2009 Posted in Photo Gallery | Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Our towns – These are a few of our favorite things

As Our Town celebrates its fifth anniversary, the staff looked into our photo archives at some of the people, places and events that make our communities special. [gallery=3]

2009 Silverton Pet Parade

May 2009 Posted in Photo Gallery | Comments Off on 2009 Silverton Pet Parade

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Photo Gallery: Christmas in Silverton and Mt. Angel

December 2009 Posted in Photo Gallery | Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Christmas in Silverton and Mt. Angel

Tis the season for jolly entertainments. Festive functions drew together residents and visitors to celebrate in hometown style. Silverton started off on First Friday, Dec. 7, with Christmas tree lighting, music and shopping. On Dec. 8, Mt. Angel hosted Kristkindlmarkt with ...

Photo Gallery: Food drive – Community contributes to SACA

November 2009 Posted in Community, Photo Gallery, School | Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Food drive – Community contributes to SACA

Volunteers carried, sorted and stacked donations during the Oct. 17 food drive for Silverton Area Community Aid. SACA vounteers gathered 14,000 pounds of food for the community food bank. Photos by Sheldon Traver. [gallery=11]

Community turns out: New Silverton High draws crowds, praise – with pictures

October 2009 Posted in Community, Photo Gallery, School | Comments Off on Community turns out: New Silverton High draws crowds, praise – with pictures

By Sheldon Traver [gallery=10] There isn’t anything like it in Silverton. Coming in at more than 200,000 square feet, Silverton High School’s new Pine Street campus is the largest structure in the city. With technology integrated into classrooms, a new media center and ...

Photo Gallery – Homer Days celebrates a cool town

August 2009 Posted in Photo Gallery | Comments Off on Photo Gallery – Homer Days celebrates a cool town

A reason to come home – Homer Davenport Days in Silverton. Here are some highlights from the annual Homer Days Parade. Nearby GeerCrest Farm celebrated Homer Days with storytelling, games and exhibits at the 160 year old farm – one of Homer's ...

Mt. Angel Fourth of July Parade – In Pictures

July 2009 Posted in Photo Gallery | Comments Off on Mt. Angel Fourth of July Parade – In Pictures

Mt. Angel – Fourth of July Parade, 2009 Photographs by Mike & Linda Whitmore [gallery=6]

Marion County Fair 2009 – In Pictures

July 2009 Posted in Photo Gallery | Comments Off on Marion County Fair 2009 – In Pictures

Silverton and Mt. Angel area students participating in the Marion County Fair, July 2009. Photographs by Kristine Thomas [gallery=7]

Kennedy High Class of 2009 in Pictures

June 2009 Posted in Photo Gallery | Comments Off on Kennedy High Class of 2009 in Pictures

Mt. Angel – John F. Kennedy High School Graduating Class of 2009 Photographs by Vince Teresi [gallery=8]

Silverton High Class of 2009 in Pictures

June 2009 Posted in Photo Gallery | Comments Off on Silverton High Class of 2009 in Pictures

Silverton High School Graduating Class of 2009 Photographs by Hallie Day [gallery=9]