Canby Fire blazes through blistering day

Canby Fire blazes through blistering day

Canby Fire District 62 responded to about 11 calls on Monday, February 8, which is only half way...

Mayor delivers 'State' speech offers hope

Mayor delivers 'State' speech offers hope

Canby Mayor Brian Hodson delivered his fourth state of the city speech Wednesday, February 3 to a...

Canby homeless students at crisis level

Canby homeless students at crisis level

Maggie Rosario, homeless student liaison for the Canby School District, recalled a visit she made...

McDonald named this year's Mr. Cougar

McDonald named this year's Mr. Cougar

Canby’s annual crowning of its new spirit king took place Wednesday, Jan. 27, at the Mr....

City looking to fundraise, get grants for new plaza project

City looking to fundraise, get grants for new plaza project

With the walls of the new library and civic center beginning to take shape, the city of Canby has...

Vivace next up for Live On Stage Canby show this April

Vivace next up for Live On Stage Canby show this April

The final show in the Live On Stage Canby 2015-16 schedule will be the Canadian foursome Vivace....

Crushing the average

Crushing the average

Canby School District graduation rates crush state numbers The Oregon Department of Education...

Robotic Rampage

Robotic Rampage

North Marion robotics teams do well at recent competition North Marion High School robotics teams...

Canby Fire District announces wave of promotions as department looks to future stratetgic plans

Canby Fire District announces wave of promotions as department looks to future stratetgic plans

Canby Fire District 62 (CFD) Chief Jim Davis said seven firefighters are being promoted as part...

Sawdust Startup

Sawdust Startup

Young woman from Canby starts sawmill operation. Here’s one to file under something you...

Domo arigato Mr. Roboto

Domo arigato Mr. Roboto

Canby High robotics teams kick some serious actuators The Canby High School FIRST Tech Challenge...

Oily rags cause Sunday fire

Oily rags cause Sunday fire

Spontaneous combustion caused a fire to break out Sunday night at Canby Car Wash and Auto Lube at...

Bathroom fan causes fire, responders save family dog

Bathroom fan causes fire, responders save family dog

A three-alarm residential fire on NE 10th Avenue in Canby caused by a faulty bathroom fan was...

Council tackles vendors fees for street dance and July 4 celebration

Council tackles vendors fees for street dance and July 4 celebration

The Canby City Council unanimously passed a resolution establishing vendor fees for the Big...

More apartments coming?

More apartments coming?

It’s been a high-profile week for Canby-based real estate developers Scott Investments, LLC....

Canby developers demolish burned laundromat, planning mixed-use space

Canby developers demolish burned laundromat, planning mixed-use space

Wondering what’s going on at the burned-out laundromat on Highway 99E was a growing...

North Marion looks to community to prioritize building

North Marion looks to community to prioritize building

A bond measure is likely in the cards for voters of the North Marion School District, but the...

Four-year-old Canby girl drowns vacationing in Mexico

Four-year-old Canby girl drowns vacationing in Mexico

A four-year-old Canby girl was swept out to sea and drowned on Monday, January 18 while...

Canby developers demolish burned-down laundromat, planning mixed-use space

Canby developers demolish burned-down laundromat, planning mixed-use space

Wondering what’s going on at the burned-out laundromat on Highway 99E is a growing past-time...

Finances for parks are ... parked

Finances for parks are ... parked

Parks improvement fund growing but city isn't in position to access it The city of Canby has more...

Canby School District hit with unfair labor practice complaint by employee

Canby School District hit with unfair labor practice complaint by employee

On Jan. 11 the Oregon School Employees Association (OSEA) filed an unfair labor practice...

CAT procures three new buses for $0

CAT procures three new buses for $0

Canby Area Transit Director Julie Wehling is one cool “CAT.” Wehling found three new...

Apartment market a struggle for potential Canby renters

Apartment market a struggle for potential Canby renters

Jackie Salamone commutes five days each week into Canby from Gresham. It’s a drive that...

Carus School students lauded for reading efforts

Carus School students lauded for reading efforts

Many Carus School students reached their reading goals for the first trimester and were then...

Councilor talks housing

Councilor talks housing

Anyone stopping to talk to Canby City Councilor Greg Parker these days inevitably gets pulled...

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DANIEL PEARSON - Canby Fire District 62 on the scene on a recent Sunday night downtown fire at the Canby Auto Wash & Auto Lube.
February 10, 2016

Police and fire public records

by Pamplin Media Group
Canby Police Tuesday, Dec. 29 1:34 a.m., Reported Crime -- Theft. Reporting party stated a Rec Tec mini portable smoker grill was stolen from the property. Estimated loss of $500. 10:07 a.m.,…
February 10, 2016

Amazing Kids returns this spring

by Pamplin Media Group
The Canby Herald and its partner newspapers are seeking submissions to our 2016 Amazing Kids contest. The deadline for submission is Feb. 29. This annual April special section will be…
February 10, 2016

North Marion SD making strides with graduation rates

by Lindsay Keefer
Graduation rates released recently show that North Marion School District is making strides in making sure its disadvantaged students succeed. The district’s overall four-year cohort graduation…
February 10, 2016

Changes coming to Canby Herald circulation

by Pamplin Media Group
Change is coming to the Canby Herald beginning with the Wednesday, March 2 issue. The Herald’s distribution method will change from carrier-based to mail-based, beginning with this issue of the…
February 10, 2016

Coalition seeks to raise legal tobacco age in Oregon

by Paris Achen
A coalition of 20 health organizations has launched a campaign to combat a sobering trend: About seven kids every day become new smokers in Oregon. The coalition wants state lawmakers to raise…
PETER WONG - Funding for road improvement projects across Clackamas County currently are being fought for tooth-and-nail across Oregon.
February 10, 2016

County eyes road funding

by Peter Wong
Clackamas County commissioners are now floating a local gasoline tax, plus a smaller local vehicle registration fee, as part of a proposed May 17 advisory vote. The commissioners, who discussed…
February 10, 2016

Circuit court rules voter's pamphlet statement presented as fact…

by Daniel Pearson
A ruling stating that a lawsuit claiming three Marion County individuals purposely published factually incorrect information in the 2014 voter’s pamphlet fell under the category of a SLAPP suit…
February 10, 2016

Small farm seminar set for OSU campus

by Pamplin Media Group
The 16th Annual Oregon Small Farms Conference will be held Saturday, Feb. 20, at Oregon State University. The event is geared toward farmers, agriculture professionals, food policy advocates,…
February 10, 2016

Friends of the Canby Library ready for annual meeting

by Pamplin Media Group
Friends of Canby Public Library will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 5:30 p.m. at the library. The meeting will include a review of the past year’s activities and support of…
February 10, 2016

Sons of the American Legion slate breakfast for this Sunday

by Pamplin Media Group
The Sons of the American Legion will hold a breakfast Sunday, Feb. 14, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Legion hall, 424 NW First Ave. The meal will include choice of bacon, sausage, ham or…

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Feb 10, 2016

North Marion auction is slated for Feb. 13

by Pamplin Media Group
The North Marion Auction, which has raised more than a quarter million dollars for the North Marion School District since 2008, is geared up to produce even more for the schools at the ninth…
Feb 10, 2016

Canby Boosters plan a fundraising event this month

by Pamplin Media Group
The Canby Boosters will hold Boots, Chaps and Cowboy Hats fundraising dinner Saturday, Feb. 20, from 5:30 to 11 p.m. at Oakview Acres, 11347 S Macksburg Road. A silent auction runs from 5:30 to…
Feb 10, 2016

Zion Mennonite sets its annual quilting workshop

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Zion Mennonite Church will hold its 44th annual Quilting Workshop Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 18-20, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day at the church three miles east of Hubbard. The event is…
Feb 10, 2016

Aurora Unit 110 will provide free soup bowls to vets

by Pamplin Media Group
Aurora Unit 110 will hold a complimentary soup bowl lunch for local servicemen and women on Wednesday, Feb. 17, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Legion Hall, 21510 Main St., Aurora. Caregivers of…
U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO BY CPL. DEVON TINDLE - Cpl. John M. Cranston received the 3rd Marine Logistics Group Marine of the Year 2015 award on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 5, 2016. Cranston was awarded Marine of the Year for his devotion to his job and his commitment.
Feb 10, 2016

Canby native named Marine of the Year

by CPL. Devon Tindle
CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan – Marine Corps officials recognized a Canby, Oregon, native as the 3rd Marine Logistics Group Marine of the Year for 2015. Cpl. John M. Cranston, an administrative…
Feb 10, 2016

Annual Iwo Jima flag raising event will be Feb. 20

by Pamplin Media Group
The Canby-Aurora VFW 6057 Post and Auxiliary will hold its 21st annual Iwo Jima flag raising ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 10 a.m. at the Canby Adult Center. All veterans groups and service…
SUBMITTED - The joust became an iconic characteristic of the knight in Romantic medievalism, and jousting matches notably have been depicted in the movie 'Ivanhoe.'
Feb 10, 2016

Queen offers "faire" warning

by John Baker
Imagine a world where knights battle in fierce contests of skill and strength and damsels may be in distress, ale is drunk from a flagon and fashion is positively medieval. Don’t imagine it. If…
Feb 10, 2016

Mayor Hodson will be part of special storytime at library

by Pamplin Media Group
The Canby Public Library will hold a special storytime with Mayor Brian Hodson on Friday, Feb. 12, at 3 p.m. The event will be held in the Addison Room and is open to the public.
Feb 10, 2016

OSU Extension Service plans reforestation workshop for Saturday

by Pamplin Media Group
The OSU Extension Service will offer a reforestation workshop on Saturday, Feb. 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hopkins Demonstration Forest, 16750 S. Brockway Road in Oregon City. This…
Feb 03, 2016

Change coming to Canby Herald circulation process

by Daniel Pearson
Change is coming to the Canby Herald beginning with the March 3 issue. The Herald’s distribution method will change from carrier-based to mail-based, beginning with this issue of the paper.…



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