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Linn County Press Releases

May 19, 2022 - Linn County speeds up messaging with fiber optics

May 17, 2022- Linn County Commissioners get monthly health report

May 16, 2022-May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May 13, 2022- Linn County Fair offers reserved seats, on-line entries

May 10, 2022- Fire hardening materials program disburses $88000 so far

May 6, 2022-Budget Committee OKs FY 2022-23 budget plan

May 6, 2022-3 join Linn County District Attorney's Office

May 3, 2022-Commissioners OK software, fuel tank purchases


April 26, 2022- Juvenile Detention Center flower sale is underway

April 25, 2022-Linn County Budget Hearings to be held May 2-5

April 20, 2022-New tobacco prevention coordinators takes aim at vaping

April 19, 2022-First Time Youth Wage stipend will be $5 per hour

April 14 2022- Santiam Canyon home fire hardening project is popular

April 5, 2022-Veterans Services transportation project is popular


March 29, 2022- Commissioners to Forest Service reduce forest fuels

March 23, 2022-3 recognized at District Attorney's office

March 22, 2022- Busy time of year for Linn County juvenile programs

March 21, 2022-Auto theft tops list of local crimes

March 17, 2022- New program aids families rebuilding in wildfire areas

March 17, 2022- Linn County offers free rides to veterans

March 16, 2022-Doug Prince promoted

March 15, 2022-Commissioners praise IT staff for response to cyber attack

March 10, 2022-Phillip Van Leuven is new assistant county attorney

March 8, 2022-Commissioners commend staff county for COVID-19 efforts

March 8, 2022-Clarifying Oregon land use regulations

March 1, 2022-Commissioners declare March Red Cross month

March 1, 2022-Linn County Fair announces musical headliners


February 28, 2022-Standy By Me T-shirt contest

February 22, 2022-Scio area families oppose poultry project

February 15, 2022- Commissioners OK Knife River Enterprise Zone extension

February 14, 2022-Linn Law Library continues to offer rental aid info

February 8, 2022-Linn County to sell SH mill site for $800,000

February 1, 2022-Linn County receives 2 bids for SH mill site


January 18, 2022-Linn County Commissioners OK rock quarry request

January 18, 2022-Linn County adds vaccine for children ages 5 -11

January 11, 2022-Building permit activity shows uptick in contract cities

January 7, 2022 Booster shots popular at Linn County vaccination clinics

January 5, 2022-Retired Linn County Engineer proud of staff projects completed

January 4, 2022-Nyquist to chair Board of Commissioners for 20th year

January 3, 2022-Michelle Duncan sworn in as 41st Linn County Sheriff


December 28, 2021-Linn County audit gets high marks

December 21, 2021 Linn County to resume vaccination clinics at fairgrounds Jan. 4

December 16, 2021-Make sure your child's vaccinations are up to date

December 14, 2021-County intends to sell SH mill site as one piece

December 10, 2021- Record year for Linn County's Youth Wage grant program

December 7, 2021-Commissioners move toward selling portions of millsite

December 3, 2021-Tony Howell to tackle gardening whitewater rafting in retirement

December 2, 2021- Courthouse Christmas tree is up; aids needy kids


November 30, 2021-Michelle Duncan to lead Linn County Sheriff's Office

November 23, 2021-Sheriff Yon to retire Undersheriff Duncan likely sucessor

November 15, 2021-Winter camping rates are in effect at Linn County parks

November 10, 2021-Linn County to aid SH homeless project with property

November 10, 2021-Thank You Linn County Staff Veterans

November 9, 2021-Commissioners to lease ground to carbon tech firm

November 5, 2021-Linn County withdraws US Bank building purchase offer

November 2, 2021-Linn County joins multi-county timber coalition


October 26, 2021-Commissioners to examine Fair Expo Center grant options

October 25, 2021-LCSO says goodbye and thank you to Debbie Heinonen

October 20, 2021- Linn County ODOT team up to make Richardson Gap Highway 226 intersection safer

October 19, 2021-New paint for Fair Expo Center

October 18, 2021-LCSO aids Wolf Rock climber

October 18, 2021-Commissioners OK emergency aid declaration for fire districts

October 15, 2021-Linn County Sheriff's Office seeks woman's ID

October 14, 2021-Linn County property tax statements to arrive soon

October 12, 2021-Linn County's First-Time Youth Wage Program growing

October 5, 2021-Commissioners hear Harrisburg area land use request

October 1, 2021-Linn Together receives $625,000 grant


September 30,2021-Drive through vaccinations available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays

September 29, 2021-Mill City pedestrian bridge work nears completion

September 28, 2021- County completes sale of Lyons mill site

September 27, 2021- Linn County Veterans Services reaching into communities

September 24, 2021-Clear Lake Road closures

September 21, 2021 -Commissioners ok Crawfordsville land use project

September 21, 2021-Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon won't seek re-election

September 20, 2021-Daineal Malone is new Linn County engineer

September 16, 2021-LCSO staffers earn promotions

September 15, 2021-Linn County has waived $71,000 in building permit fees in Santiam Canyon

September 14, 2021-Linn County to resume vaccination clinics

September 14, 2021-Linn County has waived $71,000 in building fees for Santiam Canyon residents

September 13, 2021-Michelle Duncan is new Linn County Undersheriff

Planning Commission Agenda

September 7, 2021-Commissioners reject SH mill site bids

September 3, 2021-Bull Complex Fire Update


August 31, 2021-Linn County commissioners learn about COG projects

August 30, 2021-Bull Complex Fire Update

August 27, 2021-Bull Complex Fire Update

August 27, 2021-Highway 20 to be closed Sept. 8-10

August 26, 2021-Bull Complex Fire Update

August 26, 2021-Watch for Signs of Hope Sept. 9

August 25, 2021-Lewis Creek Park master plan ice cream social Saturday

August 25, 2021-Bull Complex Fire Update

August 24, 2021-Linn County Press Releases\August 24 Linn County to seek drought disaster declaration.

August 23, 2021-Bull Complex Fire update

August 19, 2021-Undersheriff Paul Timm to retire after 30 years with LCSO

August 17, 2021-Bull Complex Fire update

August 17, 2021-Linn County commissioners approve $10 million grant for intermodal facility

August 16, 2021-Florida native is new LCSO emergency services manager

August 11, 2021-Bruler Fire closure area reduced

August 10, 2021-LCSO to put levy on November ballot

August 9, 2021-Cooling Centers in Linn County

August 9, 2021-Chip seal project planned in Brownsville

August 5, 2021-Linn County to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week Saturday

August 3, 2021-Linn County to offer eviction prevention clinics


July 29, 2021-Bruler fire update

July 28, 2021-Bruler fire update

July 27, 2021-Linn County to buy US Bank building

July 27, 2021-Bruler fire update

July 26, 2021-Bruler fire update

July 23, 2021-Linn County bans parks campfires

July 23, 2021-Bruler fire update

July 22, 2021-Bruler fire update

July 21, 2021-Commissioners ok website Requests For Proposals

July 21, 2021- Bruler fire update

July 20, 2021-Bruler fire update

July 19, 2021- Linn County Fair draws record crowd

July 19, 2021-Bruler Fire PIO Map

July 19, 2021-Bruler fire update

July 17, 2021-Linn County Fair photos

July 16, 2021- Linn County Fair photos

July 16, 2021-Bruler fire update

July 15, 2021-Linn County Fair photos

July 15, 2021-Youth livestock auction set for 1 p.m. Saturday

July 15, 2021-Bruler fire update

July 14, 2021-3-day Linn County Fair starts Thursday

July 14, 2021-Bruler fire update

July 14, 2021-Linn County Fair photos

July 12, 2021-Linn County Fair adds general admission concert seating

July 7, 2021-Matt Stell rounds out Linn County Fair music lineup

July 6, 2021-Linn County plants tree to honor former Commissioner John Lindsey

July 2, 2021-Linn County Fair needs part-time help

July 2, 2021-Linn County Sheriff Yon offers holiday camping safety tips

July 1, 2021-Linn County Parks newsletter is now online at www.linnparks.com


June 30, 2021-Linn County Parks seeks Lewis Creek Park Master Plan input

June 29, 2021- Linn County commissioners approve $215 million budget

June 29, 2021- Linn County Fair seeks volunteers

June 25, 2021 - Commissioners respond to plan to lift COVID-19 restrictions by June 30

June 24, 2021- Hot weather safety tips

June 22, 2021-Former Albany councilman promotes RV camping at fairgrounds

June 18, 2021-Blue Oyster Cult Tyler Farr to headline Linn County Fair concerts.

June 16,2021-Linn County Commissioners saddened by death of retired ODVA Director Jim Willis

June 15, 2021-Linn County Commissioners OK financial support for restaurants

June 9, 2021-Sheriff Yon offers tips to avoid leaving kids in hot cars

June 8, 2021-Linn commissioners OK solar energy facility

June 4, 2021-Linn County Historical Museum reopens

June 3, 2021-Linn County Road Department has summer job openings

June 1, 2021-Linn County seeks bids on SH mill site

June 1,2021- June 2021 Parks newsletter is available online


May 21, 2021-Commissioners extend restaurant aid deadline to May 28

May 19, 2021-Linn County seeks summer employees

May 19, 2021-LCSO offers free boat inspections

May 17, 2021- Linn County plans vaccination clinics

May 14, 2021-Linn County expands aid program to gyms health clubs

May 11, 2021-Parental consent required for COVID-19 vaccinations for minors

May 11, 2021-Linn County Road Department is hiring

May 10, 2021-Linn County plans Farmers Market vaccination clinics

May 10, 2021-Linn County Accepting Youth Wage Grant Applications

May 6, 2021-County celebrates opening of Waterloo playground

May 4, 2021-Linn County Parks launches new summer newsletter

May 4, 2021-Linn County Commissioners OK small business financial aid

May 3, 2021-Linn County to host vaccination clinics Wednesday and Thursday

May 3, 2021-Linn County Parks has job openings

Waterloo County Park Playground Dedication

Land use hearing


April 27 Board of Commissioner's Meeting

April 26, 2021- 4,000 COVID-19 Vaccines available Thursday & Friday, April 29 & 30

April 23, 2021- Cheever sentenced to life in prison

April 23, 2021-Linn County plans three COVID-19 vaccination clinics

April 23, 2021- Committee approves FY 2021-22 Linn Co. budget

April 21, 2021-COVID-19 Vaccines available today

April 20, 2021 Commissioners to double Youth Wage Grant stipend

Linn County budget hearings underway

Vaccination clinics

Medicine drop box day planned

Sidebar Cafe reopens in Linn County Courthouse

Board of Commissioners meeting April 13