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Turkey Shoot returns with new venue

By Stephen Floyd After three years on pause, Mount Angel American Legion Post 89 is celebrating the return of its annual Turkey Shoot with both new prizes and a new venue. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 18, 1 to 6 p.m. at Tiny’s Tavern, 155 N. Main St., Mount Angel. Proceeds support Post 89 and the Legion Hall. […]

Ewings remembered in Mount Angel

Mount Angel is mourning the loss of residents Tom and Virginia Ewing after police reported they died in a murder-suicide at the end of November. According to the Mt. Angel Police Department, Thomas Esson Ewing, 77, and Virginia Rae Ewing, 71, were found deceased Nov. 27 at their home on the 600 Block of St. Mary’s Ave. Assisted by the […]

The Comeback town – Mount Angel raises $50,000 for fire losses

By James Day In those corny old black-and-white movies a bunch of kids (Mickey Rooney usually was involved) would at some point declare “Let’s put on a show!”  Great energy would be expended and odds overcome as the spunky kids saved the day. In Mount Angel, it’s a bit different. It’s more like “Let’s put on a festival!” Because that’s […]

Community tradition: Tiny’s Tavern 2018 Business of the Year

By Melissa Wagoner Tiny’s Tavern in Mount Angel is not just a bar – it’s a part of the community, according to owner Robert Purdy. “We try to help out all the community from the Community Center to the Chamber,” he noted, “donations, flower baskets, school donations and we sponsor a sports team for Oktoberfest.” All of this generosity has […]