Now Hear This: Canby
Episode 248: Return of the Cougars

Episode 248: Return of the Cougars

February 25, 2021

News and More: Fewer than 1,000 Clackamas Countians remain without power. Residents show their appreciation to hard-working line crews. The county has been downgraded to moderate risk for the spread of Covid-19. 

Canby Conversation: Are you ready for some football? After more than 460 days off the field, Canby High School head football coach and his players certainly are. He gives a preview of the historic season that kicks off March 5.

After the Break: Checking in with Canby's locally owned, independent bookstore, The Book Nook, at their new location in the former Parsons building.

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Episode 247: Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Episode 247: Neighbors Helping Neighbors

February 22, 2021

News and More: The Canby area continues to dig its way out of the wreckage of the historic ice storm. A well-known local Good Samaritan is injured in a gas tank explosion. Canby FFA goes work site to work site to "feed the linemen." 

Canby Conversation: While power in the city of Canby returned Sunday night, it took days more before the lights came back on in neighboring Aurora. Mayor Brian Asher and City Councilor Mercedes Rhoden-Feely reflect on an unforgettable week.

After the Break: A small group gathered Saturday to remember the flag-raising at Iwo Jima and honor the lives lost. We report live from the scene.

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Episode 246: Home Sleet Home

Episode 246: Home Sleet Home

February 17, 2021

Now Hear This: Canby returns from a brief hiatus to share stories of kindness, resilience and determination, as our community digs out from under the worst winter storm to hit our area in 40 years. Featuring Mayor Brian Hodson and Canby City Administrator Scott Archer.

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Episode 245: Hail to the Chiefs

Episode 245: Hail to the Chiefs

February 10, 2021

News and More: Meterologists predict snow for this weekend; we say, "Bring it on." Bars, restaurants and other businesses can reopen for indoor service as early as Friday. S.R.Smith makes a splash in the pool industry.

Canby Conversation: Canby Fire Chief Jim Davis and Division Chief Matt English update us on all things Canby Fire — from the latest developments from the recent capital bond to a basement fire at the Dahlia this week.

After the Break: Are you ready for some football?! Coach Jimmy Joyce is. He joins today to tell us his outlook following the breaking news that the Cougars will have a (shortened) season after all.

This Week's Sponsors: Odd Moe's PizzaReif & Hunsaker P.C.DirectLinkEllison Team HomesWild Hare SaloonRetro Revival

Music in this episode: https://canbynowpod.com/music-credits/

Episode 244: A Difficult Road

Episode 244: A Difficult Road

February 7, 2021

News and More: The Canby City Council seeks to move past a divisive issue. The old library moves closer to a new chapter. Fines are doubling on one of the area's deadliest stretches of highway. A man's legal arguments fail to prevent his arrest.

Canby Conversation: Last week, the news broke across Oregon of a Canby-area bar losing its liquor license for disregarding coronavirus rules. Today, Route 99 Roadhouse owners Rocky George and Tyson Bafford tell their side of the story.

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Music in this episode: https://canbynowpod.com/music-credits/

Episode 243: G’Day, Mate!

Episode 243: G’Day, Mate!

February 3, 2021

News and More: Vaccine eligibility for the oldest and most vulnerable Oregonians starts next week. Bill Kennemer returns to the Legislature. Two iconic downtown properties get a facelift. The FOB makes space for cheer.

Canby Conversation: We head down under to reconnect with a Canby native, Jami Emerson, who is living her dream of living abroad. Currently enrolled at Australian Catholic University, Jami was named International Student of the Year for her work supporting those with chronic illnesses.

This Week's Sponsors: Odd Moe's Pizza, Reif & Hunsaker P.C.DirectLinkEllison Team HomesWild Hare SaloonRetro Revival

Music in this episode: https://canbynowpod.com/music-credits/

Episode 242: Stone Cold FOB

Episode 242: Stone Cold FOB

January 31, 2021

News and More: Canby students will be returning to the classroom a few weeks later than officials had previously hoped. The Canby quiet zone and downtown arch projects move forward. A local actress recalls sharing the screen with legendary actress Cicely Tyson. 

Canby Conversation: Everything looks a little different during Covid, including — or, especially — grabbing a drink with friends. FOB Taproom's Steve Puga shares some of the challenges facing the local hospitality industry — and why it's worth fighting for.

This Week's Sponsors: Odd Moe's PizzaReif & Hunsaker P.C.DirectLinkEllison Team HomesWild Hare SaloonRetro Revival

Music in this episode: https://canbynowpod.com/music-credits/

Episode 241: Hit the Mark

Episode 241: Hit the Mark

January 27, 2021

News and More: A new chapter opens for the old library. An Oregon City man is at the center of a deadly vehicular rampage. The latest on the next big thing to come to the Canby industrial park.

Canby Conversation: Mark Prairie Historical Society President and family descendant Judi Aus joins to give us the latest on the restoration efforts surrounding one of the area's few remaining one-room schoolhouses.

Mark Prairie Historical Society: https://markprairiehistoricalsociety.org/ 

After the Break: Our beloved "Canby Then" history segment returns with — what else? — a deep dive into the history of pioneer John Mark and his family's legacy.

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Music in this episode: https://canbynowpod.com/music-credits/

Episode 240: This Is the Wayward

Episode 240: This Is the Wayward

January 24, 2021

News and More: Gov. Kate Brown defends her decision to vaccinate teachers before seniors. Local Republicans pick three candidates to replace Sen. Alan Olsen. County officials say the number of suicides — fortunately — has not gone up during the pandemic. 

Canby Conversation: Wayward Sandwiches owner and chief bottle washer Matt Morrissey shares the challenges of restauranteuring amid the pandemic, the importance of locally sourced food and — maybe — his soon-to-be-revealed new menu item: The Vaxxie Burger.

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Music in this episode: https://canbynowpod.com/music-credits/

Episode 239: Capitol Ideas

Episode 239: Capitol Ideas

January 20, 2021

News and More: Clackamas County Commissioner Mark Shull apologizes to religious leaders for Islamophobic and racist remarks. Nearly a dozen candidates are seeking to replace Sen. Alan Olsen. A Canby church's bell tolls 400 times to mark a sad milestone.

Canby Conversation: Tired of politics yet? We hope not, because today, we have the honor of chatting with Christine Drazan, Canby's state rep and House GOP leader. We discuss political division and a path forward, as well as wildfire relief and schools.

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Episode 238: Looking Up

Episode 238: Looking Up

January 18, 2021

News and More: Oregon teachers will still be eligible to receive the Covid vaccine starting next week — but seniors will have to wait. Staff and residents at Canby's long-term care facilities, however, will not.

Canby Conversation: Clackamas County Suicide Prevention Coordinator Galli Murray returns to our show to discuss facts about how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted mental health and suicide in our area, and offers hope.

24-7 Mental Health Crisis and Support Line: 503-655-8585

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Music in this episode: https://canbynowpod.com/music-credits/

Episode 237: Zoom Community

Episode 237: Zoom Community

January 14, 2021

News and More: The mayor and a Canby school board member face criticism for their apparent endorsement of a violent Facebook post. Meanwhile in Clackamas County, a growing chorus is calling for new Commissioner Mark Shull to step down.

Canby Conversation: When the pandemic hit in March, Canby Kiwanis was one of the first clubs to transition to virtual meetings. Club leaders Angela Baker and Luana Hill tell us why they felt the move was vital to their group's survival.

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Episode 236: We’ve Got Crabs (Again)

Episode 236: We’ve Got Crabs (Again)

January 10, 2021

News and More: The Canby City Council deadlocks in its first real decision. You win, universe: Students want to go back to school. In-person learning is highlighted for a return the week of Feb. 8.

Canby Conversation: Revisiting an earlier conversation with Mike Schmader, who tells us the modified Knights of Columbus' 24th Annual Charity Crab Feed will work. Let it never be said of Canby that we let a pandemic stop us from getting crabs.

After the Break: Checking in with Clackamas County Chair Tootie Smith on the coronavirus response, and new and returning city councilors thank voters for their support.

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Episode 235: Go Big or Stay Home

Episode 235: Go Big or Stay Home

January 6, 2021

News and More: 2021 is off to a great start, with a literal train wreck north of Canby Wednesday morning. An industrial development even bigger than Columbia Distributing may be in the works.

Canby Conversation: Now, you see him; now, you see him again! Magician Scott Anderson returns to the Canby Conversation this week with his daughter, Hailey, as they discuss their appearance on a major new reality show.

Go-Big Show: 9 p.m. EST, Jan. 7, TBS

After the Break: Answer the phone! Police! That sound of a caller posing as a law enforcement officer can mean only one thing: It's Police Beat, hosted by Tyler Clawson.

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Episode 234: Jolly Good Business

Episode 234: Jolly Good Business

January 3, 2021

News and More: Some restaurants in Clackamas County have reopened early in a bid to stay afloat. New County Chair Tootie Smith speaks out at an Open Oregon rally. The sheriff signs off. Two Canby illusionists go big.

Canby Conversation: For our first Canby Conversation of 2021, we check in with Victoria Meinig, CEO of the Oregon City Chamber of Commerce, and Matthew Broderick of Jolly Good Media to hear about the county's business recovery efforts.

Help for Small Businesses: https://www.clackamas.us/business/business-recovery-centers 

After the Break: Finally, the moment you've all been waiting for! That's right: It's the return of Police Beat, with a double helping hosted by Tyler Clawson.

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Episode 233: Good Riddance

Episode 233: Good Riddance

December 30, 2020

News and More: Clackamas County health care workers and first responders — including Canby Police and Fire — will have the chance to receive the Covid-19 vaccine in the coming days.

Canby Conversation: At last, 2020 is — almost — behind us. While we understand that some would rather forget the year that was as soon as possible, we felt it appropriate to look back, with a few snippets of our favorite interviews from an unforgettable year.

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NHT: Canby Christmas Special 2020

NHT: Canby Christmas Special 2020

December 24, 2020

News and More: Governor Brown will allow schools to reopen on their own schedules starting Jan. 1. Police rescue a man they say intentionally drove into the Willamette River at the Oregon City Marina.

Canby Conversation: Welp, try as it might, the coronavirus could not stop Christmas. Today, we crash the Drive-Thru Christmas Experience at Canby Foursquare and hear a special message from the Oregon Trail Pitchpipers.

After the Break: One of Canby's greatest holiday traditions, the Canby Cantalinas, make a virtual comeback. And Santa Claus reads 'Twas the Night Before Christmas.

Canby Cantalinas Virtual Christmas Concert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJr39jJw36Q 

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Episode 231: Shop! Police!

Episode 231: Shop! Police!

December 20, 2020

News and More: Landslides and floods close several roads in Clackamas County. Mayor Brian Hodson pleads for state leaders to allow businesses to reopen in some capacity.

Canby Conversation: Last week, Canby police officers accompanied local children on a shopping spree through Fred Meyer. Chief Bret Smith and Lt. Jorge Tro tell us why "Shop With a Cop" is so important. 

After the Break: A sneak peak at the Canby Thespians' production of a holiday classic, The Cinnamon Bear!

The Cinnamon Bear: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfZpBvIUaHA

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Episode 230: Remembering A.J.

Episode 230: Remembering A.J.

December 16, 2020

News and More: The City of Canby seeks public input on a controversial extension of its popular Logging Road Trail. Covid-19 vaccinations begin for health care workers. The Christian faith community brings Christmas to Canby.

Canby Conversation: We look back on a Canby legend, A.J. Schlatter, whose sudden and unexpected death in January 2016 rocked the community to its core, but whose legacy of courage and character has changed thousands of lives for the better.

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Episode 229: Don’t Toy With Me

Episode 229: Don’t Toy With Me

December 13, 2020

News and More: The first round of Covid-19 vaccines arrives in Oregon today. We review the best drive-by Christmas lights in Canby.

Christmas Tour of Lights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VsheSp5keu4 

Canby Conversation: Today, we visit with volunteers at the annual Canby Community Food & Toy Drive — which even a pandemic couldn't stop.

After the Break: A holiday treat: "The Night Before Christmas," read by Santa himself.

This Week's Sponsors: Canby Foursquare ChurchHealth MarketsReif & Hunsaker P.C.DirectLinkEllison Team HomesWild Hare Saloon

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