Now Hear This: Canby

It’s a newspaper for your ears! New episodes every Monday and Thursday. A podcast of The Canby Current and CanbyFirst.com. (Formerly the Canby Now Podcast.)

News and More: Governor Kate Brown reinstates the statewide indoor mask mandate as a surge in new cases fueled by the highly contagious delta variant threatens the state's health care system. 

Canby Conversation: We head to one of the most beautiful places on planet Earth, Swan Island Dahlias, as owner Nicholas Gitts and Heather Schloe give us the inside dirt on this Canby treasure. 

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News and More: A Clackamas County native is a gold medal winner and world record holder (again). To vax or not to vax, that is the question — at least, for Oregon health care workers. Police look for a suspected turtle-napper. 

Canby Conversation: Checking in with Daryl and Amy Lenhardt, owners of the Whiskey Hill Store that they have been re-storing in the Hubbard area. Their new home is nearing completion — with some energy-efficient twists, courtesy German engineering. 

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News and More: Fireworks are a topic of discussion for the Canby City Council once again. The Canby Area Parks and Recreation District is trying to get smaller — and the city has agreed to support their effort.

Canby Conversation: After a one-year hiatus, the Clackamas County Fair and Canby Rodeo are ready to ride again. And despite a few notable absences (R.I.P., pie stand), 2021 looks to be the fair's biggest year yet.

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News and More: A brush fire breaks out near the Oregon City Municipal Elevator. Why is Oregon facing down mask mandates and other possible restrictions again — less than a month after basically declaring victory over the coronavirus? We try to explain it.

Canby Conversation: Heather Schloe of Swan Island Dahlias tells us about some of the new attractions coming to the world's largest dahlia farm this summer, including classes and almost-daily food carts. Bon appetit!

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News and More: Oregon has a new millionaire, and it's a Canby resident — and longtime Fred Meyer customer. Like a superhero drawn out of retirement, we may be asked to don our masks again.

Canby Conversation: Canby Fire Chief Jim Davis joins to share information about the predicted upcoming heat wave, wildfire safety, cooling centers and more.

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News and More: The Beer Library raises the bar. Canby recognizes a new Hometown Hero. Live music fans trade in their cabin fever for a little bit of Petty Fever. The Big Night Out returns.

Canby Conversation: Today, we have the honor of hosting the legendary chef Bill King, who shares highlights of his career and tells us about his latest endeavor: King's Farm to Table, a new deli and market in downtown Canby. Bon appetit!

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News and More: Last week's brush fire on Highway 99E was started by sparks from a passing tractor-trailer, investigators believe. The Canby School Board has a new chair. A large memory care facility has been approved in south Canby.

Canby Conversation: If they gave out awards for being the happiest that Oregon businesses are fully reopened for indoor service, FOB Taproom owner Steve Puga might take the whole field. He tells us what the future holds for his independent watering hole.

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News and More: Multiple agencies helped extinguish a brush fire alongside Highway 99E — which could have been much worse. Oregon's newest — and perhaps, youngest — millionaire is announced.

Canby Conversation: Shelley and Eric Arndt, owners of the new Art-O-Maddic gallery in downtown Canby, walk us through their space, highlighting the work of just a few of the more than 40 artists on display.

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News and More: Thousands descending on downtown Canby for July Fourth fun and music seemed to send a clear message: Canby is back. A local police sergeant was one of the first on the scene of a fatal crash outside Aurora.

Canby Conversation: With dizzying growth in the city's residential, commercial and industrial sectors, as well as the continued threat of wildfires and other disasters, water quality is more important than ever. Jason Faucera and John Runyon join to share some of the results of their 18-month study of the area's water table.

After the Break: Ashley Seifert, of Carus Preschool, shares about the local co-op and its comeback plans following the Covid-19 pandemic. 

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News and More: The true toll of last week's historic heat wave is becoming sadly and painfully clear. In the midst of soaring temperatures, neighbors help neighbors stay cool. Star lineman Jacob Strand commits to Oregon State.

Canby Conversation: Todd Gary, formerly of Canby Fire District, just can't get retirement right. The new interim chief of the Colton Rural Fire Protection District talks wildfire safety, fireworks and evacuation preparedness.

After the Break: If you ever thought nursing homes and slip 'n' slides don't mix, well, you just might need to join us at the next "beach day" hosted by Marquis Hope Village

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News and More: It is hot — the end. Also, a growing number of local officials and fire safety agencies are asking residents to forgo fireworks this weekend due to extreme conditions.

Canby Conversation: Clackamas Kennel Club board member Steve Nielsen shares how the annual show handled the historic heat wave this weekend to navigate a successful, post-Covid return.

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News and More: Overcrowding at a local park nearly leads to tragedy. A countywide burn ban is in effect. The Canby School Board grapples with sex education and public comment. 

Canby Conversation: Spangler Road resident Jason Grisham recalls the challenges of Covid-19, the September wildfires and the February ice storms, and talks about his work at JLG Creations.

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News and More: Ideologically opposed factions go to war at a park in Oregon City. Speaking of needing to cool down, the Canby splash pad is now open. The Canby library and other city offices are also reopening — for real this time.

Canby Conversation: The legendary Canby Cruise-In is back at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds in 2021. Founder Frank Cutsforth, of Cutsforth's Market, tells us why he and his team have fought so hard for this event during the pandemic. 

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News and More: Opponents of the planned expansion at the Aurora State Airport win a major victory. Officials are working to get the stalled trains in Canby moving again. Oregon is "incredibly close" to a full economic reopening.

Canby Conversation: Shannon Allee of Hot Rod Dreamworks joins to tell us more about their annual Car Show & Giveaway, which returns this year, and answer the burning question: Two words, or three?

After the Break: The Canby Music team gives us a preview of their upcoming July Fourth show at Wait Park.

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News and More: Saddle up, partners: The Clackamas County Fair and Canby Rodeo are ON for 2021. A third, unsanctioned graduation ceremony followed the first two Friday. A bear may be on the prowl in rural north Canby.

Canby Conversation: Surprise! Over the weekend, Clackamas County dropped into the "low-risk" tier for businesses and event venues. Chamber Director Kyle Lang gives us an update on the local economy and job market.

After the Break: "Hey! Stop punching that...car!" That's right, folks, Police Beat is back, with Tyler Clawson. 

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News and More: The state's Covid-19 vaccine rollout has hit its biggest challenge yet: Apathy. The mayor of Molalla feuds with the outgoing superintendent of Oregon City schools.

Canby Conversation: Sorry, parents, but I have to break it to you: Monsters are real. But don't worry: They're nice. And this week, we're chatting with a local family who have made over 500 of them.

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News and More: Governor Kate Brown paints a rosy picture of the full reopening of Oregon's economy — once the state's vaccination rate eclipses 70%. CSD has a new superintendent. A July Fourth community event is back on the menu. 

Canby Conversation: Shelley and Eric Arndt are bringing something new to downtown Canby. Art-O-Maddic is their new art gallery and makerspace, and it's opening at the end of this month. Learn more at artomaddic.com

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News and More: More than 12,000 Canby residents have received at least one dose of the Covid vaccine. Commissioner Mark Shull has been stripped of his liaison appointments and board authority in the wake of his latest controversy.

Canby Conversation: The phrase “smoky finish” might be commonly heard at Whiskey Hill Winery, and not just because someone is pretending to be able to taste whether a wine is “toasty,” “loamy” or “muscular.” Vintner Chris Helbling explains.

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News and More: New cases of Covid-19 are trending downward as the vaccine rollout continues. Business owners share the love. The community names its best coaches. 

Canby Conversation: Nick Coleman of Canby YoungLife shares about the upcoming Canby 5K, the return to camp and staying connected to youth in the social distancing era.

After the Break: Don Bruton of Good News BBQ talks food, family and faith at the Canby Farmers Market.

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News and More: Canby announces three finalists to lead the school district. Vaccination rates are nearing critical milestones. An in-person graduation ceremony returns.

Canby Conversation: Officials are working hard to bring back the Canby Rodeo after more than a year sidelined. Todd Gary talks about the challenges. 

After the Break: We catch up with Canby Music, which is about to celebrate their 13th anniversary.

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

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