The Canby Now Podcast
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News, sports, local happenings and interesting conversations from a little town called Canby, Oregon. The best and easiest way to stay connected to your community. New episodes every Monday and Thursday.
||CleanEpisode 43: Truth or Dairy||It's a classic tale as old as America itself, the story of a boy and his beloved pet...cow? OK, maybe it's not that common, but then again, Canby's TMK Creamery is not your average farm. Todd Koch joins to tell us about what makes their small, family-ru||2/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 42: Mrs. Drazan Goes to Salem||If you're like us, you've started hearing the words “cap and trade” a lot, and were excited that trading bottle caps was becoming a thing again. Canby's new state representative, Christine Drazan, comes on the show to explain what it actually means,||2/15/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 41: A Podcast to Remember||It's Valentine's Day, people, and love is in the air! And perhaps nowhere is that feeling greater than right here, in the city renowned as the most romantic place in the Pacific Northwest — if not the world — Canby, Oregon. We stop by that hotbed of||2/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanState of the City: Mayor Brian Hodson||In this special bonus episode, Mayor Brian Hodson discusses the city's latest projects, most important partnerships and most pressing challenges. Has Canby lost its small town feel? Hear Mayor Hodson's answer in his 2019 State of the City address. Broug||2/12/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 40: Decantin' and Raven||In this episode, we catch up with Darin Ingram of King's Raven Winery. Sadly, the name has nothing to do with Game of Thrones, but they do have a fascinating story of farming their land outside of Canby for over three generations. It's a tradition of ex||2/10/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 39: Don't Break the (Re)Cycle||In today's episode, we chat with Clackamas County's Stacy Luddington about why you might soon be able to check out an Insta-Pot (not an Insta-Pot cookbook; an actual Insta-Pot) from the Canby Public Library. And Francke tests his knowledge of what can||2/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 38: Take It Steezy||A wise man was once asked why he wanted to climb a mountain. He said, "Because it's there." An even wiser man said, "Cause, snowboarding." This episode, we caught up with the really wise kids who form the biggest-ever Canby High School Snowboarding Team||2/4/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 37: Revival of the Hippest||It started life as a men’s clothing store. And, since then, the building on the corner of NW Third and Grant has been, well, pretty much every other kind of store. Now, it’s Retro Revival, one of the coolest stores in town. There you can find cloth||1/30/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 36: Canby Meow||They say it takes a village to raise a child, but what you might not know is it also takes a village to make a difference in the lives of thousands of feral and at-risk cats in our area: Meow Village, that is. Based right here in Aurora, Oregon, this a||1/25/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYap at the Tap 1: Project Shakespeare||In today's episode we stop by the FOB Taproom to grab a beer with Mayor Brian Hodson as we talk about, well, beer, specifically Canby Brewing Co. And the newly approved Project Shakespeare. He'll shed some light on what happens behind the scenes in term||1/23/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 34: I Had a Dream...of a Better Episode Title||In today's episode we hear from the Rev. Chuck Currie, chaplain and religion professor at Pacific University as well as a great admirer of Dr. Martin Luther King, whose legacy we remember today. And, we get back into our continuing history series on Can||1/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 33: Ellie Meets Ellie||In today's episode we sit down with a local mom, Tiffany Stafford, for some real talk about one of the most difficult issues parents face: how to talk to your kids about handicaps, disabilities, people who are different. Spoiler alert: the only real wro||1/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 32: You Double Aught to Know||In today's episode, we get into the thick of it with Corey Styles of the Thick & Chunk YouTube Show. It's, literally, the greatest crossover event in the history of the Canby Now Podcast. We all head over to the Double Aught Ranch to talk history, busin||1/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 31: The Food Place||Tyler comes from this strange world where undergoing a major dental procedure excuses you from your unpaid job as a podcast producer. Sooo... This is a Francke-heavy episode! The stress of it made him look like this, but it was still fun. And we do have||1/9/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 30: Go Fish! ... And Game||Our guest this week joins us from slightly outside of Canby: it's Ed Schriever the newly appointed director of Idaho Fish and Game. But he has deep roots in Canby area, and he'll tell us all about it. Later, the guys talk about where the new splash pad||1/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 29: Miracle on North Holly Street||Before Christmas, we interviewed an elf, but I guess we've hit the big time. Now, we've got the man in charge, good ol' St. Nicholas himself. We'll ask him if it's hard to stay jolly with so many parents around the world claiming his gifts "really" come||1/2/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 28: Happy Now Year!||We sit down in the recording studio to reminisce about the last few months of doing this podcast. We have news, and history and even a movie review, but we spend more time talking about our favorite moments, sound bites and news stories. Come along as||12/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 27: A Wonderful Life? Not for Everyone||On today's episode, we sit down with Clackamas County Suicide Prevention Coordinator Galli Murray to talk about suicide, and why suicide is so freaking hard to talk about. She tells us about how suicide prevention takes the entire community working toge||12/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 26: A Canby Now Christmas||It's Christmas, and we've got a special musical episode for you, loaded with goodies you can't find anywhere else! Enjoy the sounds of the Oregon Trail Pitchpipers and Canby Cantalinas choir, with Christmas readings from Philander Lee Elementary School||12/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 25: Just Be Your Elf||Christmas is just around the corner, so it's only appropriate that we would sit down with an actual elf. Linda Tate, or "Elf 314" as she prefers to be called, tells us about her personal project collecting, reading and answering local children's letters||12/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 24: A Star(light) Is Born||Today's guest is more than an entertainer, it's Tony Starlight! You'll hear about how he became a legend on the Portland entertainment scene and his deep, personal connections to the Canby area. Also, we'll be catching up with the organizers of the Canb||12/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 23: Choc to the Heart||In today’s episode, we talk with Teresa Sasse about her fantastic chocolate covered concoctions, created close by in Canby and we’ll be catching up with Dawn Depner, one of the organizers of Operation Snuggle. It may sound like a marketing campai||12/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22: Prodigal Son||What's it like being a movie star? We ask Embry Johnson, a Canby High School freshman and the star of of the new independent film Prodigy. Spoiler alert: It sometimes involves smoking way more oregano than you would have thought. Also, we help light up||12/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21: Make Yourself at Home ... OK, Now Leave||Canby's Tour of Homes! It's one of only about...108 or so events going on in Canby this weekend. We sit down with organizer Joyce Ares to get all the details. You'll also get to hear Francke's terrible joke about the Friends of the Library, so that's fu||12/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20: Crawford at the Grove||Our guest today is no ordinary musician. It's Aaron Crawford, the blue collar guy who's teaching urban hipsters in downtown Seattle that they might like country music after all. Before playing Christmas at the Grove, he graciously agreed to talk with us||12/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19: 'It Was Post-Apocalyptic'||"At some points, it felt like we were on a completely different planet." On this episode, we’ll hear from three Canby firefighters who recently returned from serving in the Camp Fire area in northern California. Surrounded by scenes of destruction and||11/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18: Finding Sister Debbie||"Hi, Ricky." Two words that changed a local man's life forever. Find out how, as we hear the incredible story of Rick Carpenter, and his family's search for his missing little sister, Debra Lynn. Music credits: http://canbynowpod.com/music-credits/||11/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: Talkin' Turkey||It's Thanksgiving, and we're talking turkey...literally! We sit down with Lydia Hart to revisit the saga of the Canby turkeys and their legion of fans -- the most specific bird watchers in the Pacific Northwest. From raising our own turkeys for Thanksgi||11/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: The Falls Guy||Willamette Falls. It's one of the most spectacular natural treasures in the western United States, and it's located only a short trip down Highway 99E from Canby. But for the last 150 years, it's been virtually closed to the public. Thanks to the Willam||11/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: Chasin' Trouble||The guys go country in this episode as they sit down with the incredible, home-grown talent of Briana Renea, a country music singer/songwriter who grew up right here in Canby. She even sang for us! But be warned, listeners: Her new single, "Chasin' Trou||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: 'You Never Forget It'||For our special Veterans Day episode, we bring you the incredible story of local World War II Navy veteran Louis Boesel, who fought in battles across the South Pacific, including Iwo Jima, witnessed the bombing of Hiroshima and the surrender of the Japa||11/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Once More, with Filberts||There's a brand new restaurant coming to the area, and we are excited! We sit down with the manager to hear how the concept for Filberts Farmhouse Kitchen finds its roots in Aurora's rich farming heritage and...a vacation to Italy? You'll hear how it al||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNovember 2018 Election Special||Our #ElectionNight special includes the unofficial results from the local, county, state and federal races and measures that matter most to you. Also featuring comments from Canby Fire Chief Jim Davis and Aurora Mayor Bill Graupp.||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: INTERVENTION||In this episode, we hear from Cheryl Snow, the retiring director of the Clackamas County Arts Alliance. And we hold an intervention on the Canby Now Podcast, as Francke tries to convince Tyler to vote for the first time in his life. Also featuring Canby||11/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Curtains for You!||Murder, mayhem and...music? That’s what’s in store for Canby this week and next as CHS Theatre debuts its production of “Curtains!” a musical comedy satirizing backstage murder mystery plots. We sit down with the cast and director, and try to ge||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCanby Now Podcast: Halloween Special||From the guys behind the Canby Now Podcast comes a Halloween show unlike anything you've ever experienced before! These aren't just ghost stories; these are your ghost stories. Real-life, first-person experiences with the strange and the unexplained fr||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Beware the Reese’s!||It’s Halloween week! A great time to be in Canby, and a great time to be in candy! Well… not according to today’s guest, fitness guru and nutritionist Amy Light Ramage. We go through some of the best and worst Halloween candies, according to Eat T||10/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Liar, Liar, Boy Scout Pants on Fire||The Canby Fire District is asking for voters to approve a general obligation bond for the first time in its history. Division Chief Todd Gary and Capt. Nikki Heitschmidt explain why they believe it's also the only one the district will ever need. Plus,||10/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Are You OK?||Every five days, a Clackamas County resident commits suicide. This summer, a Clackamas County group set out to confront the public health issue of suicide in a unique way: through art and storytelling. Hip hop artist and activist Mic Crenshaw tells us a||10/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Hand in Hanlon||Canbyites watched with interest as the new Dahlia building took shape as one of the new anchors of downtown Canby. But the Dahlia was only the first step in a broader plan to reimagine and reinvigorate the downtown corridor. Mary Hanlon, the woman who||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Don't Hate; Mediate!||You don't have to listen to the town's best news podcast to know that the current state of political discourse in our state and nation is...not great. In today's show, we sit down with mediator Linda Scher, of Better Angels, to discuss ways to communica||10/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Ghosts of Libraries Past||It’s all about the library in this episode of the Canby Now Podcast. We take a look at the fascinating history of library services in town, which, more often than not, has been led by the ladies, like the Canby Women’s Civic Club and longtime librar||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: GOAL CANBY!!!||When you think Canby, you think film festivals. OK, maybe not (yet), but we still think the Canby Film Festival is super cool! The director, Jon Dragt, takes us through this year's lineup. Then, Francke gets on a soapbox about the Canby Townhomes decisi||10/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Soldier of Illusion||Wait... How did he do that? Today's guest is the incredibly talented Scott Anderson, who can conjure amazing illusions, but whose real stories of the impact his magic had in Army hospitals overseas are even more astonishing. Also, the latest on the coun||10/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCanby Now Sports update: Oct 1st 2018||Check out Canby Now Sports for your latest Canby sports results. New episode every Monday.||9/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Oh My Gourd!||Latest Canby city planning and crime updates. Special guest: Jim Sherwood, Pacific Giant Vegetable Growers. History: Canby Ferry, Part 2. We wrap up the episode by checking in with one of the painters working on Canby's newest mural. Music credits: htt||9/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Reality Check-In||The first episode of the Canby Now Podcast! Local news and sports updates. Special guest: Micah Rydmark, director of the Reality Project. History: Canby Ferry. The guys wrap things up with a trip aboard the Canby Ferry as they discuss the latest from th||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Great local show
Happy to find a show that covers not only news, but interesting facts about their local town. Great content and great shows.
Something for everyone in this podcast!
I have been really impressed watching this show grow over the past couple months! I love how they cover the news and all the other little touches they add in: the guests, history, sports, soap box, etc. Definitely recommend if you’re a commuter (like me) and just want to keep on top of what’s going on in town and learn more about the community.
Easy to enjoy!
Great sound and excellent local information! Great work!