Now Hear This: Canby

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.

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January 23, 2022 50 min

News and More: Canby Republican Christine Drazan announces her resignation to focus on the 2022 governor's race.

Canby Conversation: We check in with our locally owned music store, aptly named Canby Music, which has a couple of new faces.

After the Break: The first in our two-part series examining the legacy of the Barlow family on our ever-popular history segment Canby Then.

This Week's Sponsors: DirectLinkEllison Tea...

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News and More: Clackamas County meetings have gone virtual after staff reported a threat to "storm the dais" during a chaotic session last week. Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run on Highway 99E that left a 30-year-old Milwaukie man dead.

Canby Conversation: As the seemingly never-ending Covid-19 pandemic drags on, with record cases being reported again, we look back on our interview around this time last year wi...

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January 17, 2022 46 min

News and More: Clackamas County commissioners vacate their own hearing to a disruptive crowd they said refused to follow state and local public health guidelines, including wearing masks.

Canby Conversation: We welcome back Canby Rotary President Ray Keen, whose organization is planning to bring back the Daddy Daughter Dance, a new community event that was one of the first casualties of the Covid pandemic in March 2020.

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January 12, 2022 50 min

News and More: A town hall event hosted by an anti-mandate nonprofit draws a reported 250 people at Canby Grove. A former county employee gets 90 days in jail for vandalizing a memorial to a Black man who died in police custody.

Canby Conversation: We catch up with Brynn Spoon and Connor Morris of Canby High School Theatre, which is preparing to return to the stage with its production of the Oscar Wilde masterpiece, The Importance...

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January 10, 2022 47 min

News and More: Canby's latest appointments to the Planning Commission raise process questions. Charges have been filed in the fatal crash that killed 16-year-old Canby resident Matthew Dewar. 

Canby Conversation: As long as man has looked up at the skies, we have dreamed of soaring through the air on our own power. That will (probably) never be possible, but Aurora-based Van's Aircraft offers the next best thing.

Van'...

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January 5, 2022 53 min

News and More: Canby's Christine Drazan officially kicks off her gubernatorial campaign. Canby Area Chamber Director Kyle Lang announces he is stepping down. Officials air concerns over the governor's latest commutations.

Canby Conversation: Ever wanted to go tie a few on — all while assuring your spouse that you're just spending some time at the library? Well, you'll be able to do just that — truthfully — when the...

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January 2, 2022 50 min

News and More: The Canby Gateway Arch finally rises above downtown Grant Street. City and county officials air concerns and outrage over the governor's commutation of dozens of prisoners convicted of violent crimes when they were teens.

Canby Conversation: For our first Canby Conversation of the new year, we catch up with Matt Morrissey of Wayward Sandwiches and the new Siren Song to talk about his and his team's ambitious...

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December 30, 2021 47 min

News and More: Snow blankets the Canby area on Boxing Day, while Christmas comes early for hundreds of children at The Canby Center. The Canby Cougar boys basketball team nab an invite to the state's most prestigious high school tournament.

Canby Conversation: Christmas is a time for coming together, and after nearly two years without an in-person meal, the Canby Adult Center decided the holiday season was just the right time ...

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December 23, 2021 52 min

News and More: The Canby Community Food and Toy Drive goes off without a hitch. The holiday strike at Fred Meyer ends after one day. State officials continue to press vaccinations and boosters due to the threat of the new Omicron variant.

Canby Conversation: It's Christmas at The Canby Center, and Executive Director Ray Keen joins to recap an extraordinary season of giving made possible through the generosity of Canby.

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December 20, 2021 49 min

News and More: The rise of the highly contagious Omicron variant has state officials surprised — and concerned. Canby High School was put on a secure hold while police investigated a reported threat that turned out to be a misunderstanding. 

Canby Conversation: We catch up with Sharon Schneider and Deb Harman, live from this year's Canby Community Food & Toy Drive giveaway by Canby Kiwanis, which served nearly 400 families...

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December 12, 2021 58 min

News and More: This week, we recap the historically good start Canby athletics is having to kick off their winter season, led by the 3-0 boys basketball team and undefeated swimming and wrestling squads.

Canby Conversation: On today's Canby Conversation, we round up a few of our shorter, holiday-themed interviews, including Sgt. Nathan Wallbaum for Shop With a Cop, Courtney Hohensee of Marquis Hope Village and Santa himself.

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December 10, 2021 55 min

News and More: Willamette Egg Farms changes hands. Instagram accounts targeting Canby High School students raise concerns. The governor's maskless appearance at a D.C. event draws criticism. 

Canby Conversation: With the holidays upon us, we look back at our earlier interview with local monster maker Michelle LaMont, who creates "worry monsters" to help children deal with stress and bad dreams. Learn more at stitcheryd...

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December 6, 2021 49 min

News and More: A town hall soliciting input on county residents' feelings about the looming tolling gantries coming to I-205 goes, well, pretty much exactly like you'd expect. Thousands descend on Wait Park to Light Up the Night. 

Canby Conversation: Angela Baker and Sharon Schneider of the Canby Kiwanis Club join to talk about the 64th annual Canby Community Food & Toy Drive, now in full swing, and the enormous impact...

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December 1, 2021 63 min

News and More: An effort to recall two Canby city councilors has failed. Representative Christine Drazan steps down from House Republican leadership to pursue her bid for governor. Take a Tour of Canby's Christmas lights.

Canby Conversation: It's officially the holiday season, so you can't complain if we're feeling a little nostalgic. On the Canby Conversation today, we take a look back at our interview with Canby&...

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November 29, 2021 48 min

News and More: A Canby family has lost everything in a devastating house fire. Operation Santa Claus returns to Molalla. What the Dickens is that sound? Why, it's just the Dickensian Carolers, who perform at the library this Saturday.

Canby Conversation: This week, on Friday Night Lights: We sit down with Jessica Jackson, whose new gym, Oregon Texas Line Community Fitness, is now open for business at the former Canby Music sto...

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November 25, 2021 55 min

News and More: The Canby community mourns the loss of 16-year-old Matthew Dewar. Canby's state representative announces a bid for governor. County police chase down a stolen backhoe.

Canby Conversation: Canby Adult Center Director Kathy Robinson talks about serving the area's senior community during a global pandemic. Later, Canby Foursquare's Ryan Egli shares about this year's drive-thru Christmas event.

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November 22, 2021 51 min

News and More: A local high school student was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Mulino Road Friday. Covid-19 booster shots have been made available to all adults in Oregon. A Canby eighth-grader soars to new heights.

Canby Conversation: The holiday season in Canby is officially underway. We know that from the shortening of the days, the chill in the air — and the fact that Merrywood Farm is open for business. Owner and founder Wil...

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November 18, 2021 47 min

News and More: Oregon's Democratic leaders are praising the bipartisan infrastructure bill, which is anticipated to route more than $5 billion to the state. Canby leaders gather to game out disaster scenarios.

Canby Conversation: The Clackamas County Fairgrounds and Events Center's Lauren Humphreys and Tyler Nizer walk us through a preview of the brand-new — and vastly improved — 2021 Winter Fair. Tickets on sale now at cc...

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November 15, 2021 60 min

News and More: The Supreme Court overturns the death sentence of a notorious serial killer. A local Marine vet is recognized for his continued service and heroism. 

Canby Conversation: Atten-HUT! Col. Burt Aus (Ret.), longtime businessman and Rotarian, talks about his more than 30 years of service in the Oregon National Guard.

This Week's Sponsors: DirectLinkEllison Team HomesMarquis Hope VillageThe Book NookWild Hare...

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November 10, 2021 66 min

News and More: Oregon will receive more than $1 billion from the bipartisan infrastructure bill. Canby's quiet zone is more than one-third done. Need a Covid test? Head to the county fairgrounds.

Canby Conversation: On this very special Veterans Day episode, Francke sits down for an extended interview with his grandfather-in-law, Korean War Navy veteran and longtime Canby resident Walter Fultz.

This Week's Sponsors: Direc...

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