• Theft report reveals collection of stolen items
    An early morning 911 call Thursday about a person trying to steal a Kubota backhoe led to an arrest and the recovery of at least eight other stolen items, Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reported.
  • Community Health Assessment seeks comments
    Every five years Linn County Public Health, in partnership with the community, conducts a Linn County Community Health Assessment, according to Glenna Hughes, program manager.
  • Commissioners seek Sweet Home land transfer comments
    SWEET HOME — It has been a long and at times frustrating courtship, but Linn County and the city of Sweet Home are moving closer to the transfer of ownership of 220 acres in the heart of Sweet Home, known…
  • Auxiliary awards $79,000 to Lebanon hospital projects
    LEBANON — The Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded nearly $79,000 to hospital departments and clinics, which is the highest amount awarded since 2011.
  • Friday weather: Scattered showers, highs around 50
    Forecasters expect scattered showers throughout the mid-valley on Friday, but some areas could see partly sunny skies. Highs will be around 50. Friday night will be mostly cloudy, with lows in the mid-30s. Saturday should bring patches of morning fog…
  • Fatality confirmed in Santiam Highway crash
    One person was killed Thursday evening after a single-vehicle crash in the 4000 block of Santiam Highway south of Lebanon, Oregon State Police senior trooper Andy Youngblood has confirmed.
  • Cause determined in Lebanon house fire
    An investigation has determined that a kitchen refrigerator was responsible for a Monday afternoon fire that destroyed most of a house in the 1200 block of Cascade Drive in Lebanon, according to a report from the Lebanon Fire District.
  • Police ID second victim in Nov. 2 Santiam Pass crash
    The Oregon State Police has released the name of the second individual killed in a Nov. 2 crash on Highway 20 near the Santiam Pass.