Employee shows appreciation to boss  with nomination for the Patriot Award

Employee shows appreciation to boss with nomination for the Patriot Award

If you have a good boss, let people know it. James Adams, an NCO in the Oregon National Guard,...

O'Connor will trade fire for flight

O'Connor will trade fire for flight

Canby Fire District Division Chief Tom O’Connor is hanging up one hat and putting on...

Raising the rate of survival

Raising the rate of survival

The Canby Fire District 62 paramedics and firefighters are employing a new CPR method aimed at...

Downtown decisions

Downtown decisions

Canby City Council will look at four proposals that could help transform downtown What might...


Canby's Latest News

Photo Credit: COURTESY OF THE OREGON STATE ARCHIVES - The preamble to the Oregon Constitution is part of the historic document that needs vital repairs.
February 25, 2015

Schoolchildren asked to help restore Oregon Constitution document

by Shasta Kearns Moore
A $60,000 campaign would restore and permanently display the 158-year-old document To address a longtime funding shortage, the Oregon secretary of state's office has issued a challenge to…
February 25, 2015

School board will have three seats open

by Ray Hughey
Three seats on the Canby School District board of directors will be decided by voters in the May 19 Special District Election. Up for election are Positions 1, 5 and 6. Each is for a four-year…
Photo Credit: RAY HUGHEY -
February 25, 2015

Fixing the GLORY ROAD

by Ray Hughey
The Union Pacific line has seen a lot of action over the last week as the railroad works on projects throughout the area They have really been working on the railroad. That activity has been…
February 25, 2015

City surveys headed to local businesses

by (none)
This week the city of Canby’s Economic Development Department launches the Canby Business Survey. The survey will study the business environment in Canby and inquire about current challenges…
February 25, 2015

City may do without a bid process

by Ray Hughey
The Canby Urban Renewal Agency will hold a public hearing Wednesday, March 4, at 6 p.m. in City Council chambers to consider findings that support awarding the contract for construction of the…
February 25, 2015

Fraud found out

by (none)
Woman with Canby ties sentenced in multimillion dollar fraud A decade of deceit and fraud landed a Canby woman in jail for 100 months. U.S. District Court Judge Robert E. Jones sentenced Rachel…
February 18, 2015

Heads up, crossing will close

by (none)
Union Pacific Railroad will close the railroad crossing at Barlow Road and Highway 99E from 7 a.m. April 18 to 5 p.m. April 19. Detours will be in place. For more information, contact Jamie…
February 18, 2015

Firefighters plan fundraising climb

by (none)
Ten Canby Fire District firefighters will take part March 8 in the 2015 Seattle Firefighters Stairclimb, benefitting the Leukemia-Lymphoma Society. They will be among more than 1,500…
Kate Brown
February 18, 2015

Calling Kate Brown

by Peter Wong
On Wednesday, Oregon will have a new governor. Just who is Kate Brown and what might she bring to the role of governor? Kate Brown has had a slow rise to Oregon's governorship. She is a native…
February 18, 2015

Canby High alumni choir practice is Tuesday

by (none)
Canby High School choir alumni now have a chance to rekindle the flame. An alumni choir is currently forming and setting up practice schedules for a May 3 performance. Each director will…

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Feb 18, 2015

Canby Educational Foundation offers movie vouchers

by (none)
If it’s movie time, it’s time to check out something special from the Canby Educational Foundation. Through a program with Canby Cinema 8 owner Chuck Nakvasil, the CEF is the sole entity selling…
Photo Credit: RAY HUGHEY - A Baker Prairie Middle School eighth-grader works on his hands-only CPR technique during last week's course put on by local firefighters and the Legacy Health Middle School Heart Healthy Program.
Feb 18, 2015

Learning to make a save

by Ray Hughey
Baker Prairie eighth-graders learn how to perform successful CPR Canby became a little safer Thursday. Every eighth-grader at Baker Prairie Middle School learned life-saving hands-only CPR…
Suzanne Bonamici, Ted Wheeler, Mike McLane, Earl Blumenauer
Feb 13, 2015

Leaders react to Kitzhaber's resignation

by Jim Redden
Oregon leaders were quick to react to Gov. John Kitzhaber's announcement that he will resign, effective Feb. 18. Most expressed sadness at the turn of events that will end Kitzhaber's 35-year…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Oregon Democrats have been calling for the resignation of Gov. John Kitzhaber.
Feb 12, 2015

Political pressure squeezes 'struggling' Kitzhaber

by Peter Wong and Hillary Borrud/Capital Bureau
Both Senate President Peter Courtney and House Speaker Tina Kotek agree that the Governor should resign Gov. John Kitzhaber is under renewed pressure by Democratic legislative leaders to resign…
Secretary of State Kate Brown.
Feb 12, 2015

Brown: Kitz wanted to talk, but meeting was 'bizarre,…

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
SALEM — Secretary of State Kate Brown says she is unsure what to make of a meeting between her and Gov. John Kitzhaber, who is under pressure to resign. Democratic legislative leaders and state…
Feb 12, 2015

Merkley plans town hall at Aurora Airport

by (none)
Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley will hold a town hall at the Willamette Aviation education hangar Monday, Feb. 16, at 4 p.m. Merkley plans to update constituents on his work in Washington, D.C., answer…
Feb 11, 2015

Do you know an AMAZING KID?

by (none)
The Canby Herald and its affiliate newspapers are now accepting nominations through the end of February for its Amazing Kids section. This annual April special section will be distributed in…
Photo Credit: RAY HUGHEY - Crews are busy working on intersection improvements slated for three Canby intersections along Highway 99E.
Feb 11, 2015

Intersection project up and running ... again

by John Baker
Expect lane and sidewalk closures at times After several delays, work has resumed on the ODOT project to improve the signals along Highway 99E in Canby at the Elm, Grant and North Ivy street…
Former councilor Clint Coleman has been selected to fill an empty Canby City Council seat.
Feb 11, 2015

Coleman back in the saddle again

by Ray Hughey
Clint Coleman’s hiatus from City Council was brief. His first appointed term ended Dec. 31 after losing his November election bid to Tracie Heidt. Wednesday night, council returned him to its…
Feb 11, 2015

Charter school proposal will have to be resubmitted

by Ray Hughey
Supporters of a charter school proposal will go back to the drawing board. The Canby School District board of directors ruled Thursday that the Canby Grove Experimental Charter School proposal…




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