Woodburn United Methodist Church invites the public to its September Fest Celebration and Community BBQ on Sept. 7.
The event is in honor of the start of a new season of church and Sunday school programming, according to a church press release.
The days schedule of events are:
9-10 a.m. ...
Pastor Dave Miller, center, of Woodburn?Immanuel Lutheran Church challenged his congregation Sunday to raise money for ALS by donating $10 and then dumping a bucket of ice water over his head. Members lined up after worship services and donated a total of $270. The ALS?bucket challenge has become a viral ...
EDITORS NOTE: The Woodburn Independent publishes the names of people arrested based on information from city and county police logs. Times listed represent the time the crimes were reported to police. The newspaper does not normally publish the names of individuals younger than 18. Arrested suspects are innocent until proven ...
Rush, Vargas, Guzman expected to fill big roles in coach Emily Schott's second season
2014 GERVAIS VOLLEYBALL
Coach: Emily Schott
Last season: 0-17 (0-14 West Valley)
Key returners: Cassidy Rush, Valeria Vargas, Elisa Guzman
Key Losses: Jaime Jensen, Olivia Ruiz
Outlook: After going through a winless campaign during the ...
2014 WOODBURN VOLLEYBALL
Coach: Brittany Clements
Last season: 0-17 (0-14 Mid-Willamette)
Key returners: Kanisha Ott-Parker, Sierra Shepherd
Key Losses: Denise Martinez
Outlook: The Woodburn volleyball team will be a drastically different squad to open the 2014 fall season.
The Bulldogs graduated seven seniors from 2013, leaving plenty of open spaces ...
When Newberg native Derek Penfield returned home from the University of Oregon last fall, he realized there was still very little organization among disc golfers in the area.
It didnt take long for Penfield to find some likeminded players, like David Aman and Burke Walls, who also saw that ...
Yes, parents and students, the rumors are true: Its that time of year again, and the first day of school for the Woodburn School District is just around the corner.
For most students, the day will be Tuesday, Sept. 2, to be exact the day after Labor Day. The ...
The Woodburn School District introduced its five new, or returning, assistant principals during the school boards Aug. 21 meeting.
Though Superintendent Chuck Ransom was reluctact to describe the districts administrative staff as full strength (We could always use more, he said), the hires do return administrative staff to the level ...
Rep. Kurt Schrader visits GEMâ€ˆEquipment in Woodburn and GK Machine in Donald for 'Made in Oregon' tour
Congressman Kurt Schrader spent several days in August visiting with locally owned and operated manufacturing companies throughout Oregon, and his tour included a couple stops in the Woodburn area.
Schrader is the Democratic ...
Retiring Woodburn Postmaster Kevin McGrory shares his memories and work philosophy after 37 years on the job
During a restless evening last week, Woodburn Postmaster Kevin McGrory found he couldnt sleep, so he went into the office.
At 4:30 a.m.
The fact that hes about to retire at the ...
Supporters say measure would improve safety on Oregon streets; opponents worry it would make state vulnerable to fraud
In the ongoing national debate about immigration reform, Oregon was one of a number of states to make changes to drivers license policies in 2013.
The Legislatures response was Senate Bill 833, ...
Gervais boys soccer team's 2013 MVP Pieter Top transfers to Wilsonville
2014 GERVAIS BOYS SOCCER
Coach: Juan Flores
Last season: 5-4-5 (4-1-3 Special District 3), lost 6-0 to Riverdale in first round of 3A/2A/1A playoffs.
Key returners: Juan F. Navarette, Alex Isiordia, Gonzalo Zamora
Key Losses: Marcos Ramirez, Hector Flores, ...
Oregon West Conference is wide open behind seven-time league champion Philomath
The North Marion girls soccer team is entering the season with a new conference and a new coach, but not with a new formation.
Head coach Ben Bonser was considering switching from a 4-4-2-1 to a 3-5-2-1 formation, ...
Bulldogs regroup after last season's tough overtime loss in the 5A semifinals
There are two ways to look at this years Woodburn boys soccer team.
The pessimist sees last year as the end of an era. The Bulldogs three-year run of state championships came to an end in a ...
Senate president: Lawmakers should OK $200 million.
Senate President Peter Courtney says he will call for $200 million in bonds to help make Oregon schools more resistant to earthquakes.
More than 1,000 school buildings are considered at very high risk or high risk of collapsing if there is a major ...
This summer, the Mount Angel community has seen its bond money at work on the campuses of two schools, so the start of a new school year will bring a wealth of changes for students.
Changes will be particularly noticeable at Mount Angel Middle School, which received the majority of ...
When students return to school in the North Marion School District Sept. 3, they will see quite a few new faces.
Not only does the district have 20 new teachers this year seven were added to this years budget but each school also has a new administrator.
District plans new hall of fame, technology upgrades for the upcoming 2014-15 school year
By Lindsay Keefer
St. Paul School District will open its doors the day after Labor Day, but the new school year comes with a few changes.
For the first time, St. Paul will ...
Volunteers with the Woodburn Downtown Association installed lights in trees in downtown Woodburn Saturday to get an idea of how the citys downtown could look lit up at night.
Anyone can visit the WDA Facebook page and vote whether they prefer the Christmas-style white lights or the ground level spotlight, ...
Calvary Mennonite Church in Aurora will celebrate its 70th anniversary Sunday at 3 p.m.
The church is at 6711 S. Lone Elder Road and its celebration will include an afternoon of pictures, music, sharing memories and fellowship. A reception will follow the service.
The church is also working to ...