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Terry Porter delivers inspiration to Portland area's 'Amazing Kids'

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 07:00

NBA legend speaks at event for 2016 contest honorees

Following a passion — especially one for community service — can inspire others and build a brighter future.

That was the message from NBA legend Terry Porter to the Pamplin Media Group’s 2016 Amazing Kids honorees. The 25 winners of ...

Friday's top five: Check out the five biggest games from May 6

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 07:00

The arms showed up on Friday.

So did the bats, the gloves and the speed.

Together, they created a bunch of big games, great plays and lifetime memories.

And with all that excitement going on, Community Newspapers was there to document a bunch of it.

Among the games covered by ...

NXT, please! From Hubbard, Oregon to WWE

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 07:00

With the body paint, weaves and scary tattoos, at times the look is more KISS than Metallica ... but the energy is as in-your-face as you can get, and it's where mic drops are as fun as elbow drops//

He’s almost a hometown boy.

NXT wrestler Tucker ...

Former Equine Center used for training

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 07:00

On May 7, the Aurora Fire District hosted a large scale “burn-to-learn” operation at the former Equine Center, located at 23200 Hubbard Cutoff Road in Aurora. Such operations provide an opportunity for firefighters to learn under live fire conditions.

Firefighters from Aurora, Canby, Hubbard, Molalla, Monitor and Woodburn, along with ...

Woodburn man reunited with stolen vehicle and pit bull

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 07:00

Woodburn police officers worked quickly Monday morning, reuniting a local man with his dog and vehicle less than an hour after they had been reported stolen.

A WPD officer was flagged down in the early morning hours on Monday to report his vehicle had been stolen, with his pet pit ...

App already helping Woodburn police locate wanted suspects

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 07:00

The Woodburn Police Department’s new mobile app, which launched just a couple weeks ago, has already helped police nab a wanted suspect.

On Monday, May 2, as a Woodburn police officer was showing the new app to a community member, the resident identified one of Woodburn’s most wanted, Wilfrido ...

Terry Porter delivers inspiration to Portland area's 'Amazing Kids'

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 07:00

NBA legend speaks at event for 2016 contest honorees

Following a passion — especially one for community service — can inspire others and build a brighter future.

That was the message from NBA legend Terry Porter to the Pamplin Media Group’s 2016 Amazing Kids honorees. The 25 winners of ...

Friday's top five: Check out the five biggest games from May 6

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 07:00

The arms showed up on Friday.

So did the bats, the gloves and the speed.

Together, they created a bunch of big games, great plays and lifetime memories.

And with all that excitement going on, Community Newspapers was there to document a bunch of it.

Among the games covered by ...

Former Equine Center used for training

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 07:00

On May 7, the Aurora Fire District hosted a large scale “burn-to-learn” operation at the former Equine Center, located at 23200 Hubbard Cutoff Road in Aurora. Such operations provide an opportunity for firefighters to learn under live fire conditions.

Firefighters from Aurora, Canby, Hubbard, Molalla, Monitor and Woodburn, along with ...

Woodburn man reunited with stolen vehicle and pit bull

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 07:00

Woodburn police officers worked quickly Monday morning, reuniting a local man with his dog and vehicle less than an hour after they had been reported stolen.

A WPD officer was flagged down in the early morning hours on Monday to report his vehicle had been stolen, with his pet pit ...

App already helping Woodburn police locate wanted suspects

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 07:00

The Woodburn Police Department’s new mobile app, which launched just a couple weeks ago, has already helped police nab a wanted suspect.

On Monday, May 2, as a Woodburn police officer was showing the new app to a community member, the resident identified one of Woodburn’s most wanted, Wilfrido ...

Terry Porter delivers inspiration to Portland area's 'Amazing Kids'

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 07:00

NBA legend speaks at event for 2016 contest honorees

Following a passion — especially one for community service — can inspire others and build a brighter future.

That was the message from NBA legend Terry Porter to the Pamplin Media Group’s 2016 Amazing Kids honorees. The 25 winners of ...

Friday's top five: Check out the five biggest games from May 6

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 07:00

The arms showed up on Friday.

So did the bats, the gloves and the speed.

Together, they created a bunch of big games, great plays and lifetime memories.

And with all that excitement going on, Community Newspapers was there to document a bunch of it.

Among the games covered by ...

Project POOCH's Joan Dalton stepping down after 23 years

Sun, 05/08/2016 - 07:00

Nonprofit that pairs young inmates with shelter dogs has become a model for groups all over the world

What would happen, Joan Dalton wondered in 1993, if she taught inmates at the MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility in Woodburn to care for and train shelter dogs for adoption? Would the ...

Project POOCH's Joan Dalton stepping down after 23 years

Sun, 05/08/2016 - 07:00

Nonprofit that pairs young inmates with shelter dogs has become a model for groups all over the world

What would happen, Joan Dalton wondered in 1993, if she taught inmates at the MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility in Woodburn to care for and train shelter dogs for adoption? Would the ...

Project POOCH's Joan Dalton stepping down after 23 years

Sun, 05/08/2016 - 07:00

Nonprofit that pairs young inmates with shelter dogs has become a model for groups all over the world

What would happen, Joan Dalton wondered in 1993, if she taught inmates at the MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility in Woodburn to care for and train shelter dogs for adoption? Would the ...

Chemeketa Woodburn hosts Cinco de Mayo all weekend

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 02:03

The Chemeketa Community College campus in Woodburn is hosting a free event open to the public celebrating Cinco de Mayo.

The event will be in the courtyard outside the building from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. May 6-8.

The event includes live entertainment, bounce houses, vendors and more.

Sunday, the ...

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