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February 03, 2016

Presidential Debates - Did You Know?

by Pamplin Media Group
The history of presidential debates is surprisingly short. In the early years of the United States, presidential candidates considered it unseemly to campaign, let alone debate their opponents.…
January 27, 2016

Some Canby roads are 'atrocious,' need fixing

by Contributor
To the editor: I am reaching out to you because I believe that the roads of Canby are atrocious and need to be fixed. The worst roads are North Pine, North Maple and North Redwood. These contain…
January 27, 2016

Fear of affordable housing not what Canby's about

by Contributor
To the editor: Wow, I cannot believe what I read in the Jan. 20, 2016 edition of the Canby Herald. I always thought Canby people were compassionate people. How many of you buy gas? An attendant…
January 20, 2016

Councilor's words, growth of Canby should prompt citizen input

by Contributor
To the editor: As both a Canby resident and an economics professor since 1986, I was dismayed to learn in the Herald’s interview with Councilor Greg Parker that people who work in Canby can’t…
January 06, 2016

For children's sake, ask if guns are safely locked away

by Contributor
To the editor To the editor: Regardless of where we each may stand in the debate over gun ownership, I believe the overwhelming majority of Canby residents take gun safety seriously — most…
January 06, 2016

Canby's generosity something to be seen

by Contributor
To the editor To the editor: I feel very fortunate to witness firsthand the year-round generosity of the Canby community. During the holiday season, the staff and I here at the Kiwanis Thrift…
January 06, 2016

Thanks offered for help in fundraising effort

by Contributor
To the editor To the editor: This is another big thank you to Canby Safeway and its patrons. Because of your generosity, between Thanksgiving and Christmas they were able to raise $4,400 through…
December 30, 2015

Canby food, toy drive helps many this season

by Contributor
To the editor After many months of preparation, more than 1,000 hours of volunteer time, and support from a generous community, the 2015 Canby Community Food and Toy Drive was able to provide…
December 23, 2015

Concert at high school was 'wonderful' event

by Contributor
To the editor To the editor: I attended the Christmas concert at Canby High School on Wednesday, Dec. 16, and it was absolutely wonderful. What awesome talent we have here in Canby, not only the…
December 23, 2015

Canby resident offers 'Merry Christmas' wish

by Contributor
To the editor To the editor: Just felt it appropriate to wish Canby a very Merry Christmas this year. Canby is a unique and wonderful place to live, work and raise a family and has done a great…

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Dec 23, 2015

Facebook page shows the good that's out there

by Contributor
To the editor To the editor: What a fun and inspiring story by Daniel Pearson about the Canby Now Facebook page. It is truly remarkable what people can and will do when they come together like…
Dec 23, 2015

Thanks offered for help with singing Christmas tree

by Contributor
To the editor To the editor: To the many volunteers, sponsors and performers of the 2015 Singing Christmas Tree, I truly don’t know where to begin. To say that this year’s performances were a…
Dec 23, 2015

Wishing you and yours a very merry and blessed Christmas

by John Baker
Editor Schmeditor It's a very interesting thing being the editor of a small-town weekly newspaper. It is at once wondrous and challenging, a blending of dealing with reality and the funny…
Dec 16, 2015

Community can make a difference in education

by Contributor
Letter to the editor In November, I was at the annual Oregon School Board Convention and wanted to share a few thoughts. The Oregon superintendent of the year is from Umatilla. She told of the…
Dec 09, 2015

'Tis the season for Canby to shine brightly

by John Baker
Well, we’re doing it again. Anyone that knows me even a little bit knows that I hold the Christmas season dear. I’m into the Christmas music in October, redecorate my desk into a Christmas theme…
Dec 09, 2015

Some clarifications on items in recent story

by Contributor
To the editor: Thank you so much for your coverage of Remembering America’s Heroes. It was quite unexpected. There are a couple of items I would like to correct and a couple of people that…
Dec 09, 2015

Christmas offers fun, a time for helping others

by Contributor
To the editor: I have enjoyed the Christmas-themed events and activities you (Canby Herald) have run the last two weeks. It’s nice to have a place where we can find out about most of the…
Dec 09, 2015

Donations are welcome for food and toy drive

by Contributor
To the editor: I have been receiving calls about where to send monetary donations to the Canby Community Food and Toy Drive. The address is Canby Kiwanis Foundation, PO Box 1004, Canby, OR…



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