Philomath Student Brings Knife to School

PHIILOMATH, Ore. — A Philomath middle schooler could be expelled after being accused of bringing a knife to school. The superintendent says another student felt threatened after the student pulled out a pocket knife, last Wednesday. The student was suspended and is facing an explusion hearing. The district is now trying to determine if the … Continue reading »

Philomath School Levy Barely Passes

PHILOMATH, Ore. — Voters passed the Philomath school levy by 132 votes. At a gathering at Philomath School Board Director Tom Klipfel’s home, supporters of Measure 02-84 celebrated a victory, but they were more surprised than relieved. “Little disappointed that the margin was so tight,” said Tom Klipfel. “It’s very tight. It’s a lot closer … Continue reading »