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April 09, 2014

Habitat expanding its services

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Northwest Willamette Valley Habitat for Humanity has a new solution for residents in its service area, including Canby, who already own a home, but need help with making critical repairs to…
April 09, 2014

Letters to the Editor

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Library set to honor contributions of its volunteers To the editor: Canby Public Library is honoring the outstanding work of its volunteers with a volunteer recognition gala on Saturday at 2:30…
April 09, 2014

Local educators seek to clarify new standards

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As educators, we’ve noticed the pattern of published editorials and articles about the new national education standards, and we wanted to clear up some of the major myths about what standards…
April 02, 2014

Some newspapers are made by humans, some arent

by Mikel Kelly
If, like me, you had spent four decades working for good, wholesome, family-owned community newspapers and not one of those Satan-worshiping mega-corporations that produce most of our country's…
March 26, 2014

Mayor needs to own his words

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Public officials often use the newspaper as a dumping ground for things that catch them off guard or make them feel anxious. It happened again last week. When Canby Mayor Brian Hodson threw the…
March 26, 2014

Letters to the Editor

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Thanks offered for Lion’s Club’s art donations To the editor: Much needed art materials given by the Lions Club’s Project Kids to Ackerman Academy are positively appreciated not only by…
March 19, 2014

Its official

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Derek Hill (with scissors) and Chris Rodgers (front row, third from right) welcome a bevy of well-wishers and city officials at the ribbon-cutting ceremony of Peak Mortgage last week. The new…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Dalton Hellman
March 19, 2014

Canby college student helping Boise State

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A Canby native helped the Boise State speech and debate team continue its 2013-2014 undefeated season with a commanding sweepstakes win at the Pi Kappa Delta 2014 Tournament of the Great West in…
March 19, 2014

Letters to the Editor

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What’s the core of the core state standards? To the editor: Regarding the Jan. 15 Herald article: “Steach: Superintendent doesn’t see major cuts coming for Canby School District in 2014.” We see…
March 19, 2014

Newspaper business has rich and colorful past

by Mikel Kelly
Since I changed jobs two years ago and no longer work with just one or two papers, I don't do tours of the office anymore. I now work on the central design desk, so somebody else has to take Cub…

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Mar 12, 2014

Letters to the Editor

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Donors offered thanks for help with fundraiser To the editor: We had so many donors, we couldn’t fit them all into one letter. We would like to thank all the community members and businesses who…
Mar 12, 2014

Sometimes it takes entirely too long to do things

by Mikel Kelly
OK, get ready for some old guy ranting and raving. I'm perplexed and kind of perturbed about how long it takes to do some things — especially by official organizations and agencies. Of course,…
Mar 05, 2014

Letters to the Editor

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Thanks offered for help with fundraising event To the editor: We would like to thank all the community members and businesses who helped make Baker Prairie's Jan. 24 family bingo night such a…
Feb 26, 2014

Letters to the Editor

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Savings are great, but smell needs work, too To the editor: Having just read the article titled “Sweet Smell of Savings,” I appreciate that the staff at Canby's waste treatment plant are in the…
Feb 26, 2014

Brushing teeth no time to be moving about

by Mikel Kelly
I am not one of those people who can walk around while I'm brushing my teeth. You know what I mean. In the movies, they mosey nonchalantly from room to room, talking to fellow cast members,…
Feb 19, 2014

CEF will hold annual Spring Fling

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The Canby Educational Foundation will hold its annual Spring Fling Thursday, April 24, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Willamette Valley Country Club. This year’s speaker will be award-winning…




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