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Nakano added to Independent news team

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 07:00

Ryan Nakano is the new reporter at the Woodburn Independent.

Nakano, whose first day was June 20, will take over the role of reporting on all things Woodburn. He replaces Tyler Francke, who left the newspaper earlier this month.

Born and raised in the Sacramento, Calif., area, Nakano is a ...

Victims in deadly shooting identified

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 07:00

Police have released the names of the four victims, three of whom died, in Monday's deadly shooting east of Woodburn.

Marion County Sheriff's deputies reported to 13436 Kiliam Road N.E. around 11 a.m. Monday. When they arrived, they found two residents of the property dead from gunfire.

The two were ...

Taking 'Juan' day at a time

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 07:00

Cancer survivor and family raise money for Relay For Life

In May 2015, Brenda Cisneros was volunteering at her daughter’s school, Nellie Muir Elementary, which was assisting with Relay Recess, an arm of Relay for Life that helps engage elementary students and bring cancer education to the classroom.

There ...

Northern Marion County celebrates Independence Day

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 07:00

Check out family activities happening on July 4 in the area

Fourth of July is just around the corner and northern Marion County is gearing up for yet another Independence Day to remember.

Pancakes. Ham. Eggs. Coffee. The French Prairie Kiwanis Club’s Chuckwagon Breakfast is back.

Long before the fireworks ...

Local advocates react to DAPA ruling

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 07:00

A recent U.S. Supreme Court split decision could have impacts on local families.

Last Thursday, the Supreme Court issued a split decision in the case of U.S. vs. Texas 15-674, a decision that would have pushed forth President Barack Obama’s executive action to provide temporary relief for an estimated 5 ...

Firefighters control Tuesday night fire at Hubbard business

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 07:00

Two fire personnel had to be treated for heat exhaustion

A fire broke out in a hopper bin outside a Hubbard business Tuesday night, resulting in hours of damage control from firefighters, two of whom had to be treated for heat exhaustion.

Hubbard Fire District personnel responded at 6:40 p.m. ...

Lakin Susee - Senior Girls Athlete of the Year

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 07:00

The Woodburn Independent's award for the best senior female athletes of the 2015-16 school year.

Why we chose her

LAKIN SUSEE had already put together an impressive athletic resume heading into the winter basketball season, but she cemented her place among the all-time greats at Kennedy High School by ...

Noah Norris - Senior Boys Athlete of the Year

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 07:00

The Woodburn Independent's award for the best senior male athletes of the 2015-16 school year

Why we chose him

NOAH NORRIS Began his high school athletic career at North Marion, transferred to Wilsonville for two years, then made an emphatic return this year in the swimming pool and the football ...

Firefighters control Tuesday night fire at Hubbard business

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 07:00

Two fire personnel had to be treated for heat exhaustion

A fire broke out in a hopper bin outside a Hubbard business Tuesday night, resulting in hours of damage control from firefighters, two of whom had to be treated for heat exhaustion.

Hubbard Fire District personnel responded at 6:40 p.m. ...

Northern Marion County celebrates Independence Day

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 07:00

Check out family activities happening on July 4 in the area

Fourth of July is just around the corner and northern Marion County is gearing up for yet another Independence Day to remember.

Pancakes. Ham. Eggs. Coffee. The French Prairie Kiwanis Club’s Chuckwagon Breakfast is back.

Long before the fireworks ...

Local advocates react to DAPA ruling

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 07:00

A recent U.S. Supreme Court split decision could have impacts on local families.

Last Thursday, the Supreme Court issued a split decision in the case of U.S. vs. Texas 15-674, a decision that would have pushed forth President Barack Obama’s executive action to provide temporary relief for an estimated 5 ...

Youths complete Woodburn Police GREAT Camp

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 07:00

Twenty youths completed a training with the Woodburn Police Department’s GREAT Summer Camp last week.

Police Officers Craig Halupowski and Bill Nightingale conducted the annual camp at Valor Middle School.

GREAT stands for Gang Resistance Education and Training and is a national program that relies on evidence-based and effective gang ...

North Marion students to unveil second mural

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 07:00

Donald will receive second mural in as many years from National Art Honor Society chapter at NMHS

The city of Donald is once again looking to North Marion High School students to provide mural support.

Last year, North Marion’s National Art Honor Society students painted a 44-foot mural on the ...

Police logs

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 07:00

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Woodburn Independent publishes the names of people arrested based on information from city 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 guilty. Police ...

Nakano added to Independent news team

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 07:00

Ryan Nakano is the new reporter at the Woodburn Independent.

Nakano, whose first day was June 20, will take over the role of reporting on all things Woodburn. He replaces Tyler Francke, who left the newspaper earlier this month.

Born and raised in the Sacramento, Calif., area, Nakano is a ...

Taking 'Juan' day at a time

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 07:00

Cancer survivor and family raise money for Relay For Life

In May 2015, Brenda Cisneros was volunteering at her daughter’s school, Nellie Muir Elementary, which was assisting with Relay Recess, an arm of Relay for Life that helps engage elementary students and bring cancer education to the classroom.

There ...

Northern Marion County celebrates Independence Day

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 07:00

Check out family activities happening on July 4 in the area

Fourth of July is just around the corner and northern Marion County is gearing up for yet another Independence Day to remember.

Pancakes. Ham. Eggs. Coffee. The French Prairie Kiwanis Club’s Chuckwagon Breakfast is back.

Long before the fireworks ...

Local advocates react to DAPA ruling

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 07:00

A recent U.S. Supreme Court split decision could have impacts on local families.

Last Thursday, the Supreme Court issued a split decision in the case of U.S. vs. Texas 15-674, a decision that would have pushed forth President Barack Obama’s executive action to provide temporary relief for an estimated 5 ...

Youths complete Woodburn Police GREAT Camp

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 07:00

Twenty youths completed a training with the Woodburn Police Department’s GREAT Summer Camp last week.

Police Officers Craig Halupowski and Bill Nightingale conducted the annual camp at Valor Middle School.

GREAT stands for Gang Resistance Education and Training and is a national program that relies on evidence-based and effective gang ...

North Marion students to unveil second mural

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 07:00

Donald will receive second mural in as many years from National Art Honor Society chapter at NMHS

The city of Donald is once again looking to North Marion High School students to provide mural support.

Last year, North Marion’s National Art Honor Society students painted a 44-foot mural on the ...

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