50 years: Canyonview camp grows into a place to dream big dreams

November 2016 Posted in Other | Comments Off on 50 years: Canyonview camp grows into a place to dream big dreams

By Brenna Wiegand [caption id="attachment_2920" align="alignright" width="200"] Horses were part of the Canyonview story, and in 1994 Canyonview Equestrian College was established[/caption] When Ernie Campbell overlooked the 85-acre Drift Creek canyon near Sublimity, he saw the fulfillment of a dream in the ...

Cougar sightings: Sublimity residents should be aware & informed

November 2016 Posted in Other | Comments Off on Cougar sightings: Sublimity residents should be aware & informed

By Mary Owen The Sublimity area has had three cougar sightings in the past year, most recently within the city limits in the 300 block of Northwest Melrose Street. “The cougar was captured on a homeowner’s video surveillance system at 1:46 p.m. ...

Legacy of service: History, education, patriotism at the heart of DAR

October 2016 Posted in Arts, Culture & History, Community, Other, People | Comments Off on Legacy of service: History, education, patriotism at the heart of DAR

[caption id="attachment_2891" align="alignleft" width="300"] 2016 -2017 officers of Stayton’s Abigail Scott Duniway Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution are, from left:  Kyra Bacheller, Regent; Linda Banister, Vice Regent; Diana Maul, Secretary and Historian: Linda Wiley, Treasurer; and Carol ...

Emotional win: Stayton victorious on new turf field

October 2016 Posted in Community, Other, People, School, Sports & Recreation | Comments Off on Emotional win: Stayton victorious on new turf field

Stayton High, led by the heroics of defensive back Aidan Hill, pitched a 6-0 shutout against Sweet Home on Sept. 16 while inaugurating the new artificial turf on its football field. “Getting the win at home on the new turf was awesome,” ...

Walking for a cure: Teams raise money to fight against cancer

July 2016 Posted in Other | Comments Off on Walking for a cure: Teams raise money to fight against cancer

Stayton Relay for Life Regis High School track 550 W. Regis St., Stayton Opening Friday, July 8, 6 p.m. Closes Saturday, July 9, 9 a.m. Community members are invited to form walking relay teams or join one. To sponsor or volunteer at the event, Lynlee Young, lynlee.young@cancer.org or 541-434-3115 Information ...

Expanding horizons: Trexler Farm adds Mill City restaurant

January 2016 Posted in Other | Comments Off on Expanding horizons: Trexler Farm adds Mill City restaurant

[caption id="attachment_2536" align="alignright" width="200"] Hostess Crystal Boland welcomes guests at Trexler Farm in Mill City.[/caption] By Mary Owen Long a popular Mehama eatery, Trexler Farm is now open in Mill City. “I’m now a chain owner!” said Sharlene Trexler of the second location. ...

A Grin at the End: Changing tactics – Out with the resolutions, in with words of wisdom

February 2016 Posted in Other | Comments Off on A Grin at the End: Changing tactics – Out with the resolutions, in with words of wisdom

By Carl Sampson Here we are again, standing on the precipice of an entirely new year. It’s a blank slate that we will fill in for the next 366 days — 2016 is a leap year. I just hope we do a ...

Nickel icon: Bobbie Wolf retires

December 2015 Posted in Other | Comments Off on Nickel icon: Bobbie Wolf retires

[caption id="attachment_2472" align="alignright" width="194"] Bobbie Wolf[/caption] By Mary Owen After almost three decades, Bobbie Wolf’s iconic reign at the Wooden Nickel in Sublimity is coming to an end. “I’ve met so many good people all these years,” Wolf said. “Some of the customers ...

An artful approach: Robin Humelbaugh donates painting to help others

November 2015 Posted in Other | Comments Off on An artful approach: Robin Humelbaugh donates painting to help others

[caption id="attachment_2446" align="alignright" width="300"] "Opal Wilderness" by Robin Humelbaugh[/caption] By Mary Owen Stayton artist Robin Humelbaugh loves to use her skills to help others. “It makes me feel wonderful that I can use a skill to both delight the viewers of my work ...

Thirst: Regis students work to provide clean water

June 2015 Posted in Other | Comments Off on Thirst: Regis students work to provide clean water

[caption id="attachment_2259" align="alignright" width="300"] Regis High School Student Council[/caption] By Mary Owen This year, several dedicated Regis High School students took the concept of “service” far beyond Stayton’s borders. “There are serious issues outside of those we see here at home, and more ...