Prairie Lives

We have begun learning about Cottonwood’s Dave Harris, who was born in 1950 in Fresno, Cali., to Violet Harris, but mostly raised by his Grandma Ruby Lee in Torrance and, later, Redondo Beach, Cali.

Ask a Trooper

When dealing with a vehicle that is overheating, most vehicles have dashboard gauges or lights that indicate the engine temperature. Activities such as driving in stop-and-go traffic on a hot day, driving on steep inclines, and towing a trailer can cause your engine to run hotter than normal.

Jullie Fairchild-Bonde (center) along with her son, Tristan (left), spoke to the fourth grade about how autism changes the way Tristan ‘sees’ the world. 

Choose kindness, Jullie Fairchild-Bonde helps fourth grade understand autism

Being a parent is hard, and being a parent of a child with special needs can be even more difficult. Jullie Fairchild-Bonde and LeRoy Bonde know first-hand what that feels like as their son, Tristan, has autism.

Recipe Corner


1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature

3/4 cup packed light or dark brown sugar

1 large egg, at room temperature

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1 cup all-purpose flour (spooned & leveled)

1 cup graham cracker crumbs

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

The Library Nook

Canby Public Library is collecting Crayon odds-and-ends for an upcoming program. If you have crayon pieces that you aren’t using, please consider dropping them off at the library and be on the lookout to see what we’ll be doing with all those pieces.

Remember When

70 Years Ago - May 21, 1954

“Canby’s Lee Savold will be seen in his last big fight with Joe Louis in the boxing film, “Knockout Parade”, which will be shown at the Canby Theatre Friday and Saturday. Highlights of the fight which was televised over a closed circuit to theatres will be seen.”


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