Author Archives: tracieheidt

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

I think it is important to remind ourselves and our children about the man, who was Martin Luther King Jr., on this day. The past two years I have sat down with my kids to watch the “I Have a … Continue reading

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New State Laws in January

This is a informative summary of 7 new laws taking effect January 1st. I was unaware of several of them. I am most pleased by the transportation bill that was passed this year; although we drivers will start to pay … Continue reading

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Local Earthquake

Here is some good basic information about the earthquake that occurred on Wednesday evening. I feel a bit disappointed and confused that my family and I didn’t even feel it!

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The Appeal of a Land Use Application

The city council meeting this week was record long at 4.25 hours (aka till 11:45 pm). We discussed, at length, a very important land use issue: an application to develop a 1.3 acre parcel to include 4 townhouses and 8 … Continue reading

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Light Up the Night

We will Light Up the Night tomorrow in downtown Canby. The hometown parade will snake though town. Walt Daniels will flip on the Wait Park Christmas lights. The barbershop quartet will sing. Santa will sit in the gazebo and talk … Continue reading

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Giving Tuesday

The Canby Center’s Giving Tuesday event last night was low key and enjoyable. The guests roamed among tables that visually showcased the Center’s various programs, such as the clothing collection, Reading Mentors, and the health services offered, and ate desserts. … Continue reading

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Mr. Kahut Passes Away

Community leader Fred Kahut passed away recently. He was a longtime business owner of Kahut Waste Services and involved in several different boards and committees over the years. He was also a Hometown Hero recipient, which is a high honor. … Continue reading

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