The Canby Now Podcast

Episode 154: Semper Fi

March 18, 2020

News and More: Parents are about to get some more quality time with their kids: Schools are closed until at least April 28. Mayor Brian Hodson has officially declared a state of emergency in Canby. Restaurants are take-out only for a month; bars are closed. A Canby High schooler reflects on a senior year that is ending very differently than she expected.

Canby Conversation: Canby is one of the only communities in the country with an annual ceremony honoring one battle of a particular war: the annual Iwo Jima Remembrance Ceremony and Flag Raising. Martin Lackner, commander of the Canby/Aurora VFW Post 6057, explains why the battle on the black sands must never be forgotten. (Editor's note: This interview was recorded at Gwynn's Coffeehouse a couple weeks ago, when Gwynn's was still open for sit-in dining, and life was a little less crazy.)

After the Break: This week, Francke went on Facebook and asked Canby a simple question: “How are you holding up?” This is what Canby said. This is Canby Then, in the making. This is an oral history of Canby in the midst of the COVID crisis.

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