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Episode 216: Act of Congress

Episode 216: Act of Congress

October 25, 2020

News and More: Welcome back, Joy! Early election turnout smashes records. The downtown Canby quiet zone project is on track. To underground, or not to underground — that is the question.

Canby Conversation: Some episodes are harder to put together than others, but this one took an act of Congress! Or, at least, one of its members. U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader, of Canby, updates us on wildfires, coronavirus relief, voting security and that Zoom life.

After the Break: More from Congressman Schrader, plus Police Beat, with Tyler Clawson.

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Episode 215: The Chocolate Maker

Episode 215: The Chocolate Maker

October 21, 2020

News and More: Canby names its new police chief. Early returns for the 2020 general election are smashing records in Clackamas County. A T-Rex family moves into town.

Canby Conversation: Horror movies, eat your heart out. Halloween is a time for candy — and no one knows candy better than today's guest: Teresa Sasse, of Puddin' River Chocolates.

After the Break: On Canby Then, we look back on the tragic and disturbing tale of the little Sohn family and their cabin in the woods.

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Episode 214: On the Marquis

Episode 214: On the Marquis

October 18, 2020

News and More: Teachers and parents trade barbs over political speech and and academic freedom. Wayward Sandwiches temporarily closes due to staff members testing positive for Covid-19.

Canby Conversation: Melissa Laurandeau always wanted to be in memory care at an assisted living facility — but she never imagined it would be like this. Today, the story of Canby's newest long-term care facility: Marquis Hope Village Memory Care.

After the Break: On Police Beat with Tyler Clawson, we look back at the first two weeks of September, including the breakout of historic wildfires across the county.

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Clackamas County Scare Fair Preview Show

Clackamas County Scare Fair Preview Show

October 16, 2020

The Scare Fair Preview Show: Keeping guests entertained while they wait for this one-of-a-kind attraction at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds, with scary movie trivia, Halloween fun facts, local ghost stories and festive music. Also streaming at 88.1 FM (switch to 89.7 when you enter the Scare Fair).

Tickets and Other Info: www.CCScareFair.com

Our Generous Sponsors: The Backstop Bar & Grill, B's Bake Shoppe, The Book Nook, Cutsforth's Market, Ellison Team Homes, Hot Rod Dreamworks, Odd Moe's Pizza, Pizza Schmizza Pub & Grub, Wayward Sandwiches

Episode 213: Hot and Levy

Episode 213: Hot and Levy

October 14, 2020

News and More: Canby has a well-earned reputation as a conservative stronghold, but the voter rolls reveal a more complicated picture. Police investigate w suspected arson attempt at Eccles Elementary.

Canby Conversation: Ballots are now in the mail, and though it may not be the most exciting issue for most voters, an important measure is the renewal of an operating levy for the Canby Fire District. Two firefighters join to share everything you need to make an informed decision.

After the Break: Bridging Cultures Canby has long sought to bring different groups together through friendship, fun, common ground, and food. That last one has been more important than ever during the Covid-19 pandemic, and now the nonprofit is equipped to handle the need.

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Episode 212: Live Long and Prosper

Episode 212: Live Long and Prosper

October 11, 2020

News and More: School board members air concerns about political speech in class. Canby names a new city administrator. Oregon City's mayor recall moves forward.

Canby Conversation: Today's episode is dedicated to Clackamas Prosperity, a newer, county-led effort to developing new and inclusive ways to help communities thrive.

Links: Website Facebook Twitter Instagram

After the Break: Joy Strube and Bryan Fuentez, leads of the Canby Design Lab, share more about the work of Clackamas Prosperity in our local area. 

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Episode 211: Scare and Balanced

Episode 211: Scare and Balanced

October 7, 2020

News and More: Oregon City dedicates its new police headquarters in honor of a fallen officer. Clackamas County says the current Covid-19 metrics for reopening businesses and schools are unattainable. 

Canby Conversation: The Clackamas County Fairgrounds has undergone a spooky transformation the past few weeks, and — for once — it had nothing to do with massive wildfires or a global pandemic. The new Scare Fair is just around the corner — and we've got the scoop.

After the Break: Without farming, there would probably be no Canby. We take a look back at the area's agricultural history, on Canby Then

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Episode 210: Blood Runs Colton

Episode 210: Blood Runs Colton

October 4, 2020

News and More: Around 100 people gather at Wait Park to support law enforcement. Clackamas County commissioners denounce white supremacy.

Canby Conversation: Untold stories from the Colton Rural Fire Protection District, which was nearly swallowed by the Riverside Fire last month. 

After the Break: Four men were arrested for stealing hundreds of pounds of hemp — which they thought was pot. Must be Police Beat, with Tyler Clawson.

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Episode 209: For Better or For Worse

Episode 209: For Better or For Worse

September 30, 2020

News and More: Canby has been among the school districts impacted by "Zoom bombing." All evacuation orders are lifted for Clackamas County. Commissioners want all levels of government to investigate the cause of this year's historic megafires.

Canby Conversation: Ashley Eddings and James Brown had made their peace with their Covid wedding. But their many contingency plans didn't cover wildfires burning across their community — including their wedding venue. Today, we hear their amazing story.

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Episode 208: Wax and Wayne

Episode 208: Wax and Wayne

September 27, 2020

News and More: The rains have certainly helped dampen the fires that have ravaged Clackamas County this month — but they haven't ended them. 

Canby Conversation: Division Chief Wayne Austen marks 50 years of volunteer service with the Canby Fire District — and he doesn't plan on slowing down anytime soon. 

After the Break: An army of hellspawn is battling undead pirates at a home in Canby. ... Somehow, we knew we'd be writing a sentence like that at some point in 2020. 

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Episode 207: Lathe of Glory

Episode 207: Lathe of Glory

September 23, 2020

News and More: The mayor of Oregon City appears destined for a recall election. There will be no Spooktacular Village in downtown Canby this year. (Boo!) A Lake Oswego teen dies in a horrific crash.

Canby Conversation: Canby thespian and woodworker Craig Holbrook tells us how the local theater community is faring through the coronavirus days, and walks us through the art of woodturning.

After the Break: We delve into the area's much more recent history this week, telling a few stories you haven't heard from the Clackamas County Fairgrounds, on Canby Then.

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Episode 206: Beyond the Fire Line

Episode 206: Beyond the Fire Line

September 20, 2020

News and More: Good news: The long-awaited rains finally arrived late last week. Bad news: They came with lightning, powerful winds that toppled fire-weakened trees and threats of flash flooding. At least the air is breathable again? ODOT shares it's first look at the planned repaving on Highway 99E.

Canby Conversation: "I didn't know Molalla was an army," says YouTuber and lifelong resident Luke Adams. He soon found out. He joins Francke and Tyler to share his experiences recording footage and assisting in the volunteer firefighting efforts of the "Hillbilly Brigade" deep beyond the fire lines in the Molalla foothills.

After the Break: The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office shares more stories of arrests and suspicious activity from their enhanced patrols in the evacuation zones around the Riverside Fire.

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Episode 205: Clackamas Strong

Episode 205: Clackamas Strong

September 16, 2020

News and More: The wildfire situation in Clackamas County is improving, but the danger is far from over. The sheriff discredits a report from one of his captains suggesting antifa operatives are active in the county. Wilson Construction crews are trained in wildfire suppression, but they rarely do it — until now.

Canby Conversation: Clackamas Fire Capt. and Public Information Officer Brandon Paxton joins Now Hear This: Canby to tell us the latest about the devastating wildfires that have ravaged hundreds of thousands of acres in our area. He also gives us an update on the hundreds of firefighters who are battling them.

After the Break: The return of everybody's favorite segment! It's Police Beat, featuring Tyler Clawson.

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Episode 204: Clackamas County is on Fire

Episode 204: Clackamas County is on Fire

September 13, 2020

News and More: Clackamas County is on fire. We bring you the latest news from Clackamas County, the sheriff's office, the Aurora State Airport, Canby School District and various fire agencies working around the clock to protect life and property.

Canby Conversation: Now Hear This: Canby returns after a brief hiatus! We check in with Mayor Brian Hodson about his experience helping lead the community through the unprecedented wildfire crisis.

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Episode 203: Mama Didn’t Raise No Dumme

Episode 203: Mama Didn’t Raise No Dumme

September 6, 2020

News and More: Tolling is coming to I-205 — and no one is happy about it. Canby's new drive-in is officially open, and even E.T. is ... over the moon. Playgrounds in Canby are open! (Sort of.) A Canby boy takes to the skies. 

Canby Conversation: Today, we head out into the country for a visit to the Dumme Kuh Farmstead in Molalla, where we learn about permaculture farming — and stress test our new camera lens against the beak of a young emu.

After the Break: Now Hear This: Canby travels to the state capital for a Canby reunion, as CHS grad Matt Nelson shares the scoop on Gumbo YaYa, the food truck serving delicious, authentic Creole food at The Yard in Salem. 

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Episode 202: Whiskey Business

Episode 202: Whiskey Business

September 2, 2020

News and More: Portland officials blame President Trump for the violence that has rocked their streets in recent weeks. Law enforcement agencies across the state balk at the governor's "unified law enforcement plan." A "Scare Fair" is coming to Canby.

Canby Conversation: We catch up with childhood sweethearts Amy and Darryl Lenhardt, as they continue to dig into their latest construction project: the ambitious restoration of the nearly 100-year-old Whiskey Hill Store.

After the Break: This year's high school band season is shaping up to be one unlike any we've seen before, but Canby Music is ready. Plus — they have pianos now.

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Episode 201 Cars, Cars, Cars, Cars (Take Two)!

Episode 201 Cars, Cars, Cars, Cars (Take Two)!

August 30, 2020

News and More: Canby sends more firefighters to the front lines in Wasco County. Local teacher Bob Hammitt releases a new book of trivia. The library and volunteers aim to help teens connect through reading. 

Canby Conversation: Now Hear This: Canby's Tyler Clawson heads out to the Cutsforth's Cruise-in to chat with a few car lovers from the safety of his 2009 Ford Focus. 

After the Break: Police Beat for the weeks of July 28 through Aug. 10.

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Episode 200: What in Pod’s Name

Episode 200: What in Pod’s Name

August 26, 2020

News and More: The victim in the Aug. 16 drowning on the Pudding River has been identified. A scammer tries to extort money from the mother of a missing child. Making unforgettable movie memories during Covid? Canby Cinema, uh, finds a way.

Canby Conversation: Well, we did it. Not even a global pandemic could stop us from the incredible milestone of two years and 200 episodes. We're somewhat proud of ourselves. And...we have some big news. 

After the Break: And we're not the only ones! After a long hiatus as a construction worker this summer, Brian Haines of Canby Music returns to the show to give us a tour of his new digs.

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Episode 199: Cars & Coffee

Episode 199: Cars & Coffee

August 23, 2020

News and More: Six candidates will vie for three seats on the Canby City Council, a field that includes a few familiar faces — and some brand-new ones. The state's new emergency relief program runs out of cash. Interim City Amanda Zeiber will not be staying on to help on-board her replacement.

Canby Conversation: Today, we head over to neighboring Aurora to get the skinny on a couple of the town's newest projects. The first is Conroy Classics, a unique mixed-use development that just may have been scientifically created in a laboratory to be the perfect project for Aurora, Oregon.

After the Break: Samantha Ribb and Paula Robson, the mother-daughter team behind Aurora's brand-new roadside espresso stand, Chug Coffee, take us for a ride. Chug holds its official grand opening today, Aug. 24! Check them out!

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Episode 198: Cooped Up

Episode 198: Cooped Up

August 19, 2020

News and More: Three Canby firefighters return home safely from battling the Mosier Creek Fire. A front-runner has been selected to be Canby's next city administrator. A sixth candidate for City Council throws his hat into the ring.

Canby Conversation: Canby native and professional filmmaker Cooper Fitch tells us about how he broke into the film industry, as well as his latest project, Macie's Parade, a short that was named the Best Oregon Film this week at the Oregon Short Film Festival.

After the Break: On the week that the Clackamas County Fair would have continued its 112-year tradition, if not for the coronavirus, we distract ourselves with another look back at the fair's early years, on Canby Then.

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