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City of Detroit, Ore. goes ahead with fireworks show

DETROIT, Ore. — The community of Detroit hosted a fireworks show Saturday to celebrate the fourth of July weekend. The Santiam Canyon lake town was devastated by the 2020 wildfires. The mayor tells KATU News that they took extra precautions this year to ensure safety. Steps included the U.S....
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Santiam Horse Camp to reopen

Santiam Horse Camp in the Santiam State Forest, south of Gates and north of Green Peter Lake, reopens to campers beginning Friday, July 1. Reservations will be accepted after that date by visit reserveamerica.com and searching for “Santiam Horse Camp.”. The camp was damaged in the 2020 Labor Day...
GATES, OR
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COLUMN: A curiously damp drive through an arid land

This spring has been so soggy it even defied one of the world’s great rain shadows. It was June 12. This happened to be the day I was driving from Mill City across the Cascade Mountains and back to Baker City. I had been in Mill City for the weekend to watch my nephew, Jonathan Pennick, graduate from Santiam High School, and to visit my parents, who live in Mill City.
BAKER CITY, OR
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Family moves into new home as Detroit rebuilds after wildfires

DETROIT, Ore. — Community groups and residents are pushing ahead with rebuilding efforts in areas devastated by Oregon's 2020 wildfires. Detroit, near Detroit Lake, was one such town. It was largely destroyed in the Beachie Creek Fire. "Very sad and tragic thing," said Michelle Warden, who lost her family...
DETROIT, OR
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Ex-Detroit top cop loses bid to get on ballot for governor

DETROIT (AP) — A judge declined to put a former Detroit police chief on the Republican ballot for Michigan governor, the third candidate to lose a court challenge after election staff said campaign petitions were marred by fraudulent signatures. It’s a remarkable setback for James Craig, who has high...
DETROIT, OR
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Fire update: Millersburg manufacturer's 15,000th home is family's new lease on life

Every day, Donny White has to drive 40 miles through everything that burned. The Oregon Department of Transportation maintenance worker commutes from his rental in Mill City alongside the Santiam River, past the property where his family’s home stood, along the scorched hillsides and burned-out foundations of forests and towns razed in the 2020 Labor Day fires.
MILL CITY, OR
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Illot sidelined with broken hand; Ferruci to drive Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — Callum Illot will miss the Detroit Grand Prix because of a broken hand suffered in a crash during the Indianapolis 500. Juncos Hollinger Racing chose Santino Ferrucci to replace him for this weekend’s race in Detroit. Illot was an early crash at Indy and finished 32nd; Ferrucci was 10th on Sunday. Ferrucci raced a partial schedule last season for Rahal Letterman Lanigan that included an eventful doubleheader in Detroit: Ferrucci finished sixth in the first race, then wrecked in qualifying for the second race and was 10th in a car comprised of various RLL parts.
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