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Home sweet home, even if it's a boat or an RV - From the bayside, it's hard to believe that the channel for the Snake River cut actually exists. [...] you're right up on the marker, it appears to be a jungle of mangrove trees. On the north side there are at least a half-dozen arrow-straight canals lined with houses. If you've got the money, owning one of these places would be the start of a great retirement. Is there a way we can have the ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Huge crane makes retrieval of backhoe from river look easy - SWEET HOME — Without even the slightest moan or groan, a 110-ton crane easily retrieved a Case backhoe that rolled into the South Santiam River earlier this week and gently placed it on a waiting heavy-duty flatbed trailer. - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

'Home Sweet Anywhere': Why these retirees traded their home for life around the world - Lynne and Tim Martin aren't your average retirees. - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Daily Digest - Home Sweet Home run produces $5,000 - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Health Net Offers Tips to Reduce Stress at Home - As many Americans will attest, “home, sweet home” isn’t always a stress-free zone. With April being Stress Awareness Month, Health Net, Inc., is offering tips designed to reduce stress at home. - Tue, 01 Apr 2014

At Home Living: The secret is in the sauce...and rub - While spring signals the start of grilling season, in this area barbecue season goes year around. With all of the great barbecue restaurants available, it is easy to enjoy sweet, smoky goodness anytime. - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Montco man charged over beer-fueled Sweet 16 party - A Montgomery County man is facing charges over serving alcohol at his daughter's Sweet 16 party at his home last month, authorities said. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Crew hoists 8-ton backhoe from S. Santiam River - Tuesday afternoon, a backhoe lurched out of a Sweet Home city maintenance yard and slid down an embankment into the South Santiam River. City officials had to contract a heavy-duty crane from Portland on Friday to hoist the 8-ton backhoe from the river. - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Overseas Vacation Rentals: What You Need To Know - Advice from a "retirement gypsy" about how to rent an apartment or vacation home without getting burned - or too badly disappointed. - Sun, 13 Apr 2014

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Fire near Sweet Home burns on - Albany Democrat Herald - SWEET HOME — A second fire at the same location on Scott Mountain near Sweet Home was still not contained Monday morning. According to Chad Calderwood of the Oregon Department of Forestry, six acres were still smoldering after a slash pile caught ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Sweet Home may return to trimesters - Albany Democrat Herald - If the union agrees, Sweet Home Junior High will be on the same schedule, changing from the current quarter system. The switch will mean less prep time for teachers, Principal Colleen Henry said, but it lengthen certain study units and be beneficial to ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

15 things we have to explain about the song 'Sweet Home Alabama' - al.com - Sweet Home Alabama,” released in June 1974 by Lynyrd Skynyrd, is arguably one of the most popular Southern rock songs of all time, and most assuredly in Alabama. It is also a source of controversy: Is it pro- or anti-South? Is it conservative or liberal? - Tue, 08 Apr 2014

'American Idol': Dexter Roberts Voted Off - Idolator: All About The Music - After a return from a commercial break, we learn fairly quickly that it's Dexter going home. For his farewell song, he sings, “Lucky Man” by Montgomery Gentry. To his credit, he takes it all with a smile as he prepares to head back home to Alabama ...'American Idol' Top 7: Bacon makes everything better - USA TODAY'American Idol' 2014 elimination recap: Top 6 revealed as country favorite ... - The Star-LedgerShould Dexter Roberts Have Gone Home on American Idol 2014? - Wetpaint - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

Home sweet home, even if it's a boat or an RV - Chron.com - The Seabreeze RV and Mobile Home Park is less than a half-mile from Treasure Harbor Marina. Its 7.5 acres are right on the ocean - something you can't get in a canal home that costs a mere million. Some of the RVs and park models are on the water. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Sweet Home police to conduct crosswalk patrols - Albany Democrat Herald - SWEET HOME — The Sweet Home Police Department plans to operate a saturation patrol at the crosswalk at the intersection of 13th Ave. and Highway 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, April 14. The goal is to educate drivers and pedestrians about ... - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Sweet Home council takes up marijuana dispensary issue - Albany Democrat Herald - SWEET HOME — The City Council Tuesday evening took the initial step toward voting on a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries for up to one year and had the first reading of the ordinance that would put such a moratorium in effect. The second ... - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

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