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 ...

A Grin at the End: Treasure trove of truthfulness

April 2015 Posted in Other | Comments Off on A Grin at the End: Treasure trove of truthfulness

By Carl Sampson I devised a plan to either: 1. End political weirdness as we know it or 2. Create the best reality TV show ever. Here’s why I envision doing - All state and federal politicians would be required to wear body cameras ...

Santa alert: Many opportunities to visit the Jolly ‘ol Elf

December 2014 Posted in Other | Comments Off on Santa alert: Many opportunities to visit the Jolly ‘ol Elf

Santa’s coming to town. “Santa will be at the Star Cinema for the kiddies on Dec. 6,” said Gerry Aboud, who, with his wife, DeeAnne, is a co-sponsor of this year’s movie, The Muppet Christmas Carol. Following in the tradition of last ...

Decision 2014: Mill City – Mayoral candidates outline their civic goals and areas of concern

November 2014 Posted in Other | Comments Off on Decision 2014: Mill City – Mayoral candidates outline their civic goals and areas of concern

In Mill City, two candidates are in the race for mayor, and six candidates are vying for three city council seats. Our Town contacted all the candidates, asking them to respond to questions. Mayoral candidates are Tim Kirsch and Thorin ...

Test scores up: District prepares for new state test

November 2014 Posted in Other | Comments Off on Test scores up: District prepares for new state test

Common Core Explained If you have questions about the Common Core and the new standards, you are invited to attend any of the upcoming forums. All meetings start at 7 p.m. and are open to all parents and community members. The meetings are: Wednesday, Nov. 12 Stayton Middle School 1021 ...