VOLUME 4, NUMBER 233
Sunday, October 29, 2023
Good afternoon. You’re getting a newsletter on Sunday this weekend instead of yesterday to be able to include Saturday’s sports results. In the newsletter today: I have a Three Things column that reports on a group of former Philomath mayors that got together last week, the Philomath Frolic and Rodeo’s next queen and the bee license plate. Also, both PHS cross-country teams will compete at state, the volleyball team’s season ended and football just missed out on the state playoffs (that information released after the story had been published).
Thanks for reading!
Brad Fuqua, publisher/editor
Chas Jones leads special program focused on mayors; Philomath Frolic and Rodeo royalty in place for 2024; and a new license plate option is about to hit the market
Mayor Chas Jones and four former mayors gathered at Philomath City Hall last week to remember the late Jeannine Gay, who died Sept. 26 at age 92, and took the […]
Candanoza wins for the first time, Beckstead finishes 2nd and the Warriors will now prepare for a run at the 4A state title
Philomath sophomore Ana Candanoza had never won a high school varsity race heading into this weekend’s Oregon West Conference Championships. This season alone, she’s had to settle for runner-up honors […]
A collection of photos from Philomath High’s appearance in the Oregon West Conference cross-country championships at PHS on Saturday
The Philomath High School volleyball team’s season ended Saturday in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs with a three-set loss at Crook County. […]
The Philomath High School football team finished its regular season strong Friday night at Clemens Field with a 33-14 victory over Sweet Home to keep […]
A pickup crashed into a power pole in the early morning hours Saturday to send a power line down across Main Street, Philomath Fire and […]
Rural residents in Polk County now have access to high-speed internet through a project headed up by Alyrica Networks, the Philomath-based company announced. Polk County […]
The Oregon Athletic Officials Association and the Oregon School Activities Association are recruiting officials for the high school winter sports seasons, the organizations announced. Officials […]
Advances in robotics produced at Oregon State University led to the creation of robot Digit, who visited the Pentagon in early October. Digit is the […]
There’s a reason why parents talk about looking both ways before crossing the street and driving instructors hammer home the importance of stopping at a […]
In Case You Missed It …
• Sunday, Oct. 29: Philomath Open Studios Art Tour and Sale, noon-5 p.m.
• Monday, Oct. 30: Philomath TOPS meeting, 9 a.m.
• Monday, Oct. 30: Philomath City Council Special Meeting, 6 p.m.
• Tuesday, Oct. 31: Philomath Rotary Club Meeting, noon
• Tuesday, Oct. 31: Philomath Trunk or Treat, 3-5 p.m.
• Tuesday, Oct. 31: Community Meal, 6 p.m.
Note: The PHS girls soccer team is scheduled to host a playoff game vs. Molalla Tuesday, Oct. 31. The game time and site (PHS or possibly another nearby field) was not finalized in time to be included here.