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Needs assessment – Prioritizing space, safety for Butte Creek, Scotts Mills

Editor’s note:  Our Town has been providing a school-by-school review of the facility challenges at each building covered by the Silver Falls School District bond proposal on the Nov. 7 ballot. Missed one? Stories are available at ourtownlive.com.  By Stephen Floyd Butte Creek and Scotts Mills schools are in a unique place in the Silver Falls School District’s plan for […]

If I were mayor… Students share their ideas for leading community

By Melissa Wagoner As Mayor Kyle Palmer reads through each year’s submissions to the annual, “If I Were Mayor…” contest, he is always surprised by the altruistic sentiments expressed by the contestants, ranging from fourth through eighth grade students. “You might think that a young person, here and there may say they would use this job to benefit themselves personally […]