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Class of 2019: Stayton High School graduates  Statesman Journal

Graduation ceremonies were at 7 p.m. June 7 at Salem Armory. Commencement speaker was Nicole Shafer, teacher. Valedictorian: Sarah Van Hyning.

JPLMuseum gives LEGO Apollo model rocket kit to Bandon High School  Coos Bay World

BANDON - Bandon High School is one of three schools to be awarded a LEGO Saturn V5 NASA Apollo model rocket from the Joseph P. Loftus Jr. Museum ...

37 years after his tragic death, Damon Gehlen's memory lives on at Stayton High School  Statesman Journal

Stayton gets $25000 grant from the The Keeping the Arts foundation, which has donated over $140000 to arts programs for children in Oregon.

Don Carey's legacy as a coach at Stayton High School will last beyond state championships  Statesman Journal

Not getting technical fouls was a point of pride for Don Carey. There were times when the long-time Stayton High School boys basketball coach went entire ...

Stayton center Anundi boosts scoring average from 18 to 29 points per game  Statesman Journal

STAYTON – The height and talent have always been there for Stayton's Kaleb Anundi. Perhaps the only thing missing from his on-court package was an ...

Stayton High School students complete two-year process to build a house  Statesman Journal

Motivational speaker Jim Rohn once said, "Whatever good things we build, end up building us". This has been evident in the Stayton High School construction ...

Prom photos: See photo galleries from Salem, Mid-Willamette Valley proms  Statesman Journal

It's prom season at high schools across the Mid-Willamette Valley. Photographers fanned out to cover the springtime tradition and we've gathered all the photos ...

Grant gives CTE summer camp for North Santiam students  Statesman Journal

In December 2017, the Statesman Journal reported on a $336,000 grant awarded to North Santiam School District for its Pathways to Health program and an ...

How a gourmet dinner in Romania became a fundraiser to feed 200,000 in developing nations  Statesman Journal

STAYTON – Mark and Kelly Fields took a mission trip to Romania in 2002 and spent a week working in orphanages for females. While in Romania they went to a ...

Shared office spaces are finding their way to small towns  Statesman Journal

In Stayton, The Box opened in December and hopes to do what Indy Commons has since it opened in Independence in 2017.

Anundi voted SJ Athlete of the Week  Statesman Journal

Kaleb Anundi, Stayton boys basketball. Stayton High School's Kaleb Anundi is on a roll. Anundi, a 6-foot-8 senior center, had four 30-plus scoring games in the ...

Breaking down the OSAA 6A, 5A, 4A brackets: South Salem, Silverton compete in state tourneys  Statesman Journal

South Salem, Silverton, Stayton teams, plus others, will battle this week in the basketball state tournaments.

Woodburn High School guard RJ Veliz always striving to improve  Statesman Journal

Woodburn High School senior guard RJ Veliz, a transfer from Blanchet, is one of the top back court players in Oregon.

In towns like Stayton, high school football has greater meaning  Statesman Journal

STAYTON – If Randy Nyquist hadn't already become a household name in Stayton, he will be shortly. In his lengthy career as a high school football coach, ...

Child Dies In Three Alarm House Fire Near Salem  750 KXL

Stayton, Oregon – Witnesses say a child has died in a house fire near Salem. Investigators think the fire was set on purpose. It broke out Friday afternoon in ...

North Santiam School District board member passes the baton  Statesman Journal

August 17 marked the first time in 23 years that the name plate for board member Dave Kinney was absent from the table at a monthly board meeting.

Friday's OSAA state basketball roundup  Statesman Journal

The OSAA basketball state postseason continues Friday, with small schools competing for a spot in the state championship game, and big schools competing for ...

A look at all of this week's OSAA state basketball matchups  Statesman Journal

Salem Academy and Blanchet girls basketball could yet again meet in the state semifinals.

Hundreds of children get to play sports in memory of fallen Marine Ty Hart  Statesman Journal

The Ty Hart Memorial Foundation has helped hundreds of children to be able to afford to play sports.

Arrests made on drug charges in Stayton  Statesman Journal

UPDATE at 4:13 p.m.. Three arrests have been made after search warrants were issued in Stayton Wednesday. Stayton resident Ignatius "Iggy" Johnson, 34, ...

Stayton Police add Eagle, Ram mascots to patrol car  Statesman Journal

Stayton Police have added a local touch to one of its patrol cars, combining some school spirit to a portion of the department's duties. The patrol vehicle of its ...

Santiam region's year in review  Statesman Journal

Sampling of Stayton Mail banners reveals a region of passions, principles and pursuits.

Former Stayton basketball, golf coach Don Carey honored by school  Statesman Journal

TURNER — Don Carey never thought he'd be a high school basketball coach, let alone a successful one. Carey grew up in the small town of Gates, where he ...

North Santiam School District goes above and beyond  Statesman Journal

Just after Labor Day, thousands of students in the North Santiam School District filed through local school doors to begin a new school year after the summer ...

Here are the players named to the All-Mid-Valley cross country team  Statesman Journal

The North Salem girls cross country program has come a long way in a short period of time. Four years ago the Vikings placed last in the Greater Valley ...

German students broaden the boundaries  Statesman Journal

The weather was calm and clear on the Oregon coast Oct. 12 making it a perfect day for visiting German exchange students to take a beach jaunt. “It was a great ...

New assistant principal hired at Stayton high School  Statesman Journal

Debi Brazelton has been hired as a new assistant principal at Stayton High School, the North Santiam School District announced Tuesday, May 20. Brazelton ...

Population increases prompt attentive school district planning  Statesman Journal

How does increasing populations affect the quality of schools?

Football previews: 5 things to know about Oregon West Conference football  Statesman Journal

Last season was unique in the Oregon West Conference, with one football team removed from competition, leaving a void in the other teams' schedules.

Through our lens: Videos, photos and more from the Statesman Journal's Instagram  Statesman Journal

Statesman Journal staff capture moments in your community.

Sprague RB Sharp named SJ Athlete of the Week  Statesman Journal

Chris Sharp, Sprague football. Sprague's Chris Sharp has been selected Statesman Journal Athlete of the Week in a readers poll. The junior running back ran ...

David Ramirez, Kevin Hernandez help Stayton rally for 2-1 semifinal win over McLoughlin

David Ramirez's overtime goal lifted Stayton to a 2-1 victory over McLoughlin in an emotional Class 4A semifinal match Tuesday at Stayton High School.

North Santiam School District concludes long-range facility planning  Statesman Journal

North Santiam School District results of the recently-concluded Long Range Facility Master Planning Committee.

Stayton hires Randy Nyquist as football coach  Statesman Journal

STAYTON — Randy Nyquist was ready for a change. The longtime high school football coach spent three seasons at Oregon City after a championship-filled ...

Here are 20 Fourth of July events you can attend in the Willamette Valley  Statesman Journal

Happy birthday, America! Celebrate at a festival, with fireworks, on the water or with a parade in the Willamette Valley.

Red Cross needs blood donations after Florence: 'Every donation can be a lifeline'  KATU

PORTLAND, Ore. – The catastrophic hurricane that swept across the East Coast has created a dire need for blood and platelets, the American Red Cross said.

Cross Country preview: Casey Pugh goes from strange start in cross country to elite level  Statesman Journal

The Stayton High School senior placed 10th in the 4A state cross country meet last year and is a four-time district track and field champion.

Stayton girls basketball peaking as the season comes to an end  USA TODAY High School Sports

STAYTON — The Stayton High girls basketball team has been on an upward trajectory since last season and are seeking its first state playoff berth since 2009.

Amy Wieczorek and Aaron Basl  Grand Island Independent

Amy and Aaron Basl. Wieczorek-Basl. Amy Marie Wieczorek and Aaron Joshua Basl were married Aug. 18, 2018, at Moonlight Ridge Vineyard outside Grand ...

Solving the funding puzzle: Many in Oregon look to the state to pay for athletic trainers  InvestigateWest

When many people think of Hawaii's charms, they envision idyllic beaches and *fresh* tropical fruit. Mic Koester thinks about high school football — particularly the ...

Stayton's Roni Heagy is Athlete of the Week  Statesman Journal

Stayton senior Roni Heagy, a member of the school's dance/drill team, is the Statesman Journal Athlete of the Week.

Local teams give it a 'rah' at state championships  Statesman Journal

Three local area schools had the opportunity to strut their stuff at the Oregon School Activities Association's State Cheer Championships, held Feb. 11 at the ...

Constructing a pathway toward a trade  Statesman Journal

Evoke the popular proverb: Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. It's not much of a stretch to apply ...

With QB Kyle Schwarm Stayton is a threat in Oregon West  Statesman Journal

STAYTON – Everything about Kyle Schwarm screams that he's a quarterback. From the way the Stayton High School senior carries his 6-foot-3, 200-pound ...

Sports roundups for April 24 | Sports

Central. Softball: On Tuesday, the Central High School Panthers softball team left Silverton in the dust with a 10-0 shutout on the Panther home field. Wednesday ...

Stayton obituaries  Statesman Journal

Marilyn Lee Arnold. January 2, 1932 — May 30, 2014. HILLSBORO — Marilyn Lee Arnold passed away at home. She was born on in Salem and a twin of ...

Canyon Conversations: Brown House music; KPIK now 96.5  Statesman Journal

Conversations from community involvement to teaching youth about household budgets.

Win by Casey Pugh leads Stayton to second straight district championship  Statesman Journal

Stayton High School's boys cross country team dominated in winning its second consecutive Oregon West Conference district championship, and senior Casey ...

Gates fire chief Gary Swanson to retire after 35 years  Statesman Journal

Chief Gary Swanson is hurrying to accomplish some final tasks for the Gates Fire Department as he prepares to retire at the end of June. He joined as a ...

Stayton to Highlight the state championship  Statesman Journal

The Stayton High School Highlights Dance Team has once again pirouetted its way to the top of the dance echelon.

Stayton boys soccer shows what a program can be  Statesman Journal

It happens all the time. A new head coach is hired at a high school and the person comes in with grand designs of building a program out of a team that hasn't ...

Stayton HS grad among Marines in helicopter crash off Hawaii coast

A Stayton High School graduate was one of the Marines aboard a helicopter that collided into another Marine chopper off the Hawaiian island of Oahu early ...

March signees: Stayton's Schoenborn, Blanchet's Sylvester  Statesman Journal

Stayton's Tony Schoenborn, Blanchet's Martin Sylvester and North Salem's Madison Willhoft all signed with colleges.

Local schools now AVID participants  Statesman Journal

Stayton High School and Mt. Angel's John F. Kennedy High School, are among schools with educational grants from NIKE.

Salem development commission may disband after feds raise ethics concerns  Statesman Journal

Salem City Council may disband the Urban Development, Community Services and Housing Commission after a report raised conflict of interest concerns.

Oregon expands career tech education with $10.3 million in grants for 205 schools  Statesman Journal

More than 200 Oregon middle and high schools have secured career readiness grants totaling $10.3 million. The Career Technical Education (CTE) ...

Pamplin Media Group - Battling concussions: Solving a funding puzzle  Pamplin Media Group

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Santiam Sluggers excelled throughout the summer  Statesman Journal

When Brian Stinnett signed the Santiam Sluggers up for their first tournament in Portland on April 12, he was unsure how well the team would do. It was the first ...

Millions of dollars given to Oregon schools for seismic upgrades  Statesman Journal

Schools across Oregon will receive millions of dollars to make seismic upgrades. The committee overseeing Oregon's Seismic Rehabilitation Grant Program ...

Marines remember 12 killed, including Oregonian, in Hawaiian tragedy

U.S. Marines paid their respects to 12 fellow corpsman who were killed after their helicopters collided off the coast of Hawaii.

Silverton ready to add another championship with '12 strong' chemistry  Statesman Journal

SILVERTON – At midseason first-year Silverton boys basketball coach Jamie McCarty and his players went to see the film “12 Strong.” It evolved into an ...

Major heroin bust in Marion County

In the largest drug bust in recent Mid-Valley history, police arrested 10 people and seized 10 pounds of heroin, 14 pounds of methamphetamine, 2 pounds of ...

Oregon Marine killed in helicopter crash remembered with memorial service  KATU

A memorial *service* for Lance Corporal Ty Lewis Hart was held at Stayton High School, his alma mater, Saturday afternoon. Hart was one of 12 Marines who ...

Obituary  Statesman Journal

Mildred Jean Champ. January 7, 1923 — September 7, 2014. SUBLIMITY — Mildred, 91, died in Sublimity. She was born in Harlan County, NE. Mildred married ...

NGPF Announces 2018 National Winners in Inaugural PAYBACK Challenge  PR Newswire

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF) is pleased to announce the 10 National Winners in their inaugural ...

Having a good ol' time in Mill City for the 4th  Statesman Journal

The town will be holding its 61st annual Mill City 4th of July Celebration Sunday, July 2, through Tuesday, July 4.

12 missing Marines, including Oregon native Ty Hart, considered dead

One of the 12 Marines is Lance Cpl. Ty Hart, who grew up in Stayton, Oregon.

All-Mid-Valley boys soccer team is announced  Statesman Journal

Salvador Perez, Kevin Hernandez and Edwin Ortiz are the finalists for the girls cross country athlete of the year for the June 4 Mid-Valley Sports Awards.

Roseburg brother of Marine missing in copter crash counting on sibling's toughness

Ty Hart, a 21-year-old Stayton native, is among 12 Marines missing after a midair collision Saturday of two helicopters during a training exercise.

30 years of OSAA music competitions  Statesman Journal

Each May, Oregon's high school musicians flood the Willamette Valley. Their goal: give their best performance of the year and win or place in the state's music ...

Graduation roundup: Mid-Valley schools send off 2015  Statesman Journal

It's high school graduation season, and the Statesman Journal will be there chronicling the ceremonies of schools throughout Marion and Polk counties.

Oregon Marine Ty Hart laid to rest: 'It's okay to start healing'  KATU

For the family of a Willamette Valley Marine, it has been a painful 95 days.Sunday, Lance Corporal Ty Hart, 21, was finally laid to rest, in the backyard of his ...

Stayton's Kyle Schwarm nominated for the Statesman Journal's Courage Award  USA TODAY High School Sports

STAYTON — Kyle Schwarm has been nominated by the Statesman Journal sports staff for the first Courage Award for being a leader on and off the field at ...

These 'innovative' Oregon high schools will split $1.6M from Nike  Portland Business Journal

The sportswear giant on Tuesday said 71 high schools received grants as part of an effort to improve post-secondary readiness. The grants are part of the Nike ...

Stayton's 2-1 win puts Eagles back in state title game  Statesman Journal

Stayton's Ivan Navarro scores two goals in the final eight minutes.

Prom photos from around the Mid-Valley  Statesman Journal

Statesman Journal photographers are visiting Mid-Valley area proms this season and bringing you photos from the formal dance that marks the arrival of spring.

'Swarm and punish' Stayton defense has not allowed a point in 14 quarters

It would be hard to find a football team with a more dominant stretch of defense this season than Class 4A Stayton. The Eagles (5-0, 2-0 Oregon West ...

Four ways to celebrate Fourth of July  Statesman Journal

Oregon is teeming with things to do to celebrate America. Here's a look at four of the highlights happening in and around the valley.

Casey Bunn-Wilson making an impact at Linfield College  Statesman Journal

The former Stayton High and OSU standout is in her second season as women's basketball coach at Linfield.

Countdown for Hoopla XIX on as registration deadline nears  Statesman Journal

More than 900 teams are expected to participate in Hoopla XIX in downtown Salem.

Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Ashton Eaton Champions Nike's Commitment to Preparing Oregon Students for Future Success  Business Wire

Today NIKE, Inc. announces $1.5 million in grants from the Nike School Innovation Fund (NSIF) with the support of two-time Olympic Medalist and Nike a.

Willamina High School : Mariah Woodward  Statesman Journal

Essay: Throughout my high school experience I feel as though the K-12 educational system has been successful at teaching me and helping me grow into a ...

Small-school boys basketball preview  Bend Bulletin

Evan Brown is not the type of basketball coach who will yell at a kid for shooting a deep 3-pointer early in a possession.“I usually get after them for NOT shooting ...

How Salem music teacher Gary Frame has changed lives  Statesman Journal

An exceptional teacher can change the lives of thousands of students and shape a community. Gary Frame, 75, who taught choral music in the Salem-Keizer ...

Budget fix for fighting wildfires praised by Oregon US senators  Statesman Journal

Tucked into a $1.3 trillion budget bill is a long-sought change to wildfire suppression funding that Oregon's U.S. senators have sought for years.

IN PHOTOS: State Dance - Large and Small Dance Division  Portland Tribune

Gresham and Valley Catholic High Schools take top honors at this weekend’s state dance championships., Local Features, Portland local Features, ...

County fair, fireworks and a host of festivals coming in July  Statesman Journal

St. Paul Rodeo, “Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” and Harefest among the fun to mark on your calendar.

A Naselle Profile Gene Quilhaugh — a life in coaching  Chinook Observer

NASELLE — The breadth of the mosaic of different personalities and talents that makes up the Naselle-Grays River community is a pleasant and never-ending ...

Fun facts you might not know about marching band camp  Statesman Journal

The Salem-Keizer School District's high school marching bands held their band camps over the past four weeks. Here are some fun facts about marching band ...

13 places to go for Fourth of July fun  Statesman Journal

A previous version of this story incorrectly stated admission prices. July 1-2 are free. This year, the Fourth of July falls on a Tuesday, but Oregon's most ...

Stayton radio station owner Ken Cartwright and Jan Castillo will wed on-air and online

Ken Cartwright and Jan Castillo, both in their mid-60s, decide to broadcast their wedding.

Marion County's youngest WWII casualty was 16  Statesman Journal

Marine Pfc. James O'Connor of Stayton was killed during the Battle of Iwo Jima.

Boys basketball: Woodburn splits games at South Albany tournament  Pamplin Media Group

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Pamplin Media Group - New staff members in Scappoose schools  Pamplin Media Group

With a new school year under way, St. Helens and Scappoose school districts welcomed many new faces to their respective staff. Read all about the new ...

33 photos added to Vietnam Memorial project  Statesman Journal

Calls and emails came pouring in from relatives, friends and classmates of the 33 *service* members from Marion and Polk counties whose photographs were ...

Robert “Bob” Darrell Key | Obituaries |  Albany Democrat Herald

Robert “Bob” Darrell Key, 78, passed away on Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born in a farmhouse in Marion County, outside ...

Oregon Report Cards: Data But No Ratings  OPB News

Oregon's school report cards don't have overall grades for local schools and districts this year. But there is new information in them. Federal education officials ...

Applause  Statesman Journal

Local residents have been recognized for their military achievement.

Oregon Has Highest Vaccine Exemption Rate In US  OPB News

Parents whose children aren't fully vaccinated, will start getting letters from the state this week warning about school exclusion day. Some Oregon schools are ...

School Exclusion Day . News  OPB News

Starting Wednesday, children who are not up-to-date on their vaccinations can be excluded from Oregon schools unless they have a medical or personal belief ...

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