Final day for mail-in ballots May 17

May 2022 Posted in Briefs | Comments Off on Final day for mail-in ballots May 17

A new law in Oregon known as the “postmark rule” says that any ballot postmarked by Election Day is considered on time even if it arrives at elections offices up to 7 days after the election.  Voters may put their ...

Equipment ‘petting zoo’ at May 19 Silverton fair

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May 15-21 is National Public Works Week and the City of Silverton is celebrating by holding a free, interactive, hands-on fair at Coolidge-McClaine Park May 19, noon to 4 p.m.  Participants will get a chance to check out a sander, street ...

Zenith Women’s Club holds Bunko fundraiser

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Those 21 or older are invited to a fun, inexpensive evening of Bunko at the Silverton Elks Lodge, 300 High St. on May 28, beginning at 7 p.m.  The fundraiser is organized by the GFWC Silverton Zenith Women’s Club. All proceeds ...

SFSD hires new principal

April 2022 Posted in Briefs, Community, School | Comments Off on SFSD hires new principal

The Silver Falls School District has hired an administrator from the Salem-Keizer School District to become the new principal for Robert Frost School. Sarah Grimmer, current co-principal at Scott Elementary School, in Salem, was hired by the Silver Falls School ...

Property next to Roth set for possible sale

April 2022 Posted in Briefs, Community | Comments Off on Property next to Roth set for possible sale

The large area of gravel lots north of the Roth’s grocery store in Silverton is up for sale, a real estate source close to the transaction told Our Town. The 1.1 acres of property, which exists in two tax lots, was ...

Groundbreaking set for civic center

April 2022 Posted in Briefs, News | Comments Off on Groundbreaking set for civic center

Silverton has set a groundbreaking for its new civic center complex for 11:30 a.m. April 11 at the site of the former Eugene Field School. Elected officials and city staff will be on hand to make remarks, said City Manager Ron ...

Creekside overlook project moves forward

March 2022 Posted in Briefs, Other | Comments Off on Creekside overlook project moves forward

The city of Silverton was accepting bids through March 3 for the “overlook” project, which will repair a washed-out section of pathway along Silver Creek near the library. In 2015 during high flows of Silver Creek the old wall from an ...