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Woodburn girls impress in jamboree opener

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 10:37

The Woodburn girls soccer team went unbeaten in a pair of jamboree games against 6A opponents last Thursday to open the season. Woodburn overpowered the Madison Senators to the tune of 7-0 before playing the Aloha Warriors to a 2-2 draw in the second match. Woodburn never trailed in either ...

Volleyball roundup: Gervais opens season at Gaston Tournament

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 09:51

The Gervais volleyball team kicked off the 2014 season with a trip to Gaston on Thursday to compete in a non-conference tournament hosted by the Greyhounds.

The Cougars dropped both games they played at the tournament to Amity and Gaston, but second-year coach Emily Schott was excited with what she ...

St. Paul to induct inaugural district Hall of Fame class

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 09:47

St. Paul School District will celebrate the induction of four individuals and two teams into the inaugural St. Paul Hall of Fame on Oct. 3. The special induction ceremony will take place during half-time of the Hall of Fame football game against Central Linn.

The Hall of ...

Bucks' seniors eager to face new tests at the 2A level

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 09:42

The St. Paul volleyball team lost six seniors from last season’s squad that placed fourth in the 1A state tournament. But despite losing the majority of the team’s starters and facing the change of playing bigger and better teams at the 2A level this season, this year’s St. Paul seniors ...

Woodburn boys rally for draw

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 09:05

Senior Dago Diaz scores tying goal in jamboree rematch against Hood River Valley

Three of the best 5A boys soccer teams from 2013 descended on Woodburn last Thursday in a jamboree hosted by the Woodburn Bulldogs as a tune-up for the fall season that started this week.

Woodburn, Wilsonville and ...

Shred Day is Saturday

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 01:00

The Networking Club of Woodburn is having a shred day at BiMart from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 6.

Bring paper to be shredded. The first two filled grocery bags are free.

The fundraiser helps the food bank and military families.

Call Joe Strubhar at 503-209-1556 for more information. ...

Marion County officials named to national association

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 01:00

Two Marion County officials have been named to serve on National Association of Counties (NACo) steering committees. NACo steering committee members review legislation and make recommendations on issues that impact counties nationwide.

Commissioner Janet Carlson was selected to serve on the Human Services and Education Steering Committee. The steering ...

Mount Angel hosts City Hall Week Sept. 8

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 01:00

Cities across Oregon have designated Sept. 8-12 “City Hall Week.”

In Mount Angel, City Hall Week will be held on Sept. 8, in the Mount Angel Library Community Room, 290 E. Charles St., beginning at 5 p.m.

The event will provide an opportunity for city officials, state lawmakers and legislative ...

Woodburn girl's art featured in statewide calendar

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 01:00

A Woodburn-area seventh-grader was among 13 Oregon students to be honored for their artwork at a reception at the Oregon State Fair.

Faith Hans, who is home-schooled along with her six older brothers and sisters, won a spot in a calendar context sponsored by the Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom ...

Deadline extended for Association Building proposals

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 01:00

The city of Woodburn has extended its deadline for the requests for proposal (RFPs) concerning the acquisition and redevelopment of the historic Front Street property commonly known as the Association Building.

Originally set for Aug. 20, the deadline has been pushed back a month — to Sept. 22 — ...

Woodburn to celebrate its 125th

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 01:00

City event will include games, free food and remarks by local historian

The city of Woodburn turned 125 this year, and the community is gathering Sunday to celebrate.

The event will feature games, music and free food and is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. in front of the?Woodburn Public ...

Highway 214 lanes to shift on Thursday

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 01:00

Starting on Thursday, traffic traveling in both directions on Highway 214 east of the Woodburn interchange between Broughton Way and Lawson Road will shift to the north side of the road as part of the interchange project.

The traffic shift is to accommodate construction activity that will begin on the ...

'Made in Woodburn'

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 01:00

Through success in college and a job with ODOT, Vela-Moreno still proud to call Woodburn home

Gustavo Vela-Moreno is one of those kids who’s going places. It’s what his family, his friends, his teachers and most anyone who knows him have always said.

And it’s true. The 23-year-old graduated from ...

Local candidates file for November election

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 01:00

Two wards in Woodburn will be contested; race for Hubbard mayoral office sees two familiar faces

The filing deadline for candidates interested in running in the November general election was Aug. 26, and local cities have both new and familiar faces vying for titles.

As previously reported, Woodburn will have two ...

Trojan runners have high expectations this fall

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 01:00

Senior Lauren Stokley is aiming for a third straight district title and a top-10 finish at state

While the Kennedy boys cross country team placed seventh as a group at least fall’s state championship in Eugene, the Trojans had just one representative for the girls team — Lauren Stokley.

As ...

Saturday's Gervais festival offers fun for whole family

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 01:00

Sidewalk chalk art, 3-on-3 basketball tournament highlight annual event

The fifth annual Gervais Festival is less than a week away and organizers are feverishly preparing to entertain the scores people who will descend on downtown Gervais for the day’s activities.

Although the festival itself does not officially begin until noon, ...

Are you ready for some football?

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 01:00

Friday football jamborees kicked off the season, allowing teams to prepare for their first games this week

The football season is finally here.

Although teams from Oregon have been preparing for the fall season for months, last Friday was the opening of jamboree week, giving coaches a chance to see ...

Woodburn teen driver admits alcohol caused crash

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:54

An 18-year-old Woodburn man has been charged with DUII, reckless endangerment and assault IV after his truck carrying four passengers flipped over near Molalla Saturday.

Police with the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office report that the Chevrolet truck was traveling at a high rate of speed on South Palmer Road, south ...

Labor Day warning: Don't shoot near campgrounds

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:20

Next year’s Roaring River Canoe Slalom, which has been taking place for the place for the past eight years along the Clackamas River, is in danger of being cancelled after a mysterious drive-by shooting last weekend that almost hit a participant.

Sunday, Aug. 24, at about 2 a.m., Amy Carlson ...

Woodburn HS offers live scores, fundraising on free app this fall

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 13:20

The Woodburn High School athletic department is reaching out to Bulldog fans in the mobile market this season.

Woodburn is kicking off the fall sports season by partnering with Booster Prep Scores, a free mobile app that allows users to view scores in real time.

“One of our goals is ...