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New retail, restaurants coming to town

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 01:00

Arney Retail Center, proposed for south of the outlet mall, will feature T.J. Maxx, Red Robin and Panera Bread

A proposed retail development planned for just south of Woodburn Premium Outlets will bring a new department store and two new restaurants to the area, it was revealed last week.

The ...

School board defends providing students with condoms

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 01:00

Certain Gervais School District teachers will provide middle and high school students with condoms and counseling after study reveals 30 percent of sexually active students have had unprotected sex

After numerous media outlets emphasized a disbursement of condoms to Gervais sixth-graders by the Gervais School District, officials are still standing behind ...

Filing opens for local offices

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 01:00

Candidates may file for open mayoral, city council positions from now until Aug. 26

A number of terms on mayoral and city council seats are expiring in the local area this year, with its current holders up for re-election in November and potentially facing new challengers.

Filing for eligible elected ...

Woodburn 'the Rosetta Stone of Pleistocene paleontology'

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 01:00

Fossil and other specimens found in local area form part of major new exhibit at University of Oregon natural history museum

For modern-day Oregonians, the glimpse into the past offered by natural history and geology exhibits such as the newly opened “Explore Oregon” conveys what seems to be a bizarre ...

Woodburn woman involved in Highway 213 injury crash Tuesday

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 01:00

A Woodburn woman caused a serious-injury accident on Highway 213 Tuesday after her sport utility vehicle crossed the center line.

Sharon Zimmerman, 73, was driving a 2003 Cadillac SUV while towing a trailer around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday when the vehicle crossed the center line and collided head-on with a southbound ...

Woodburn Tennis Open

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 13:31

The 37th Annual Woodburn Open Tennis Tournament is accepting registrations.

The long-running event will be played at the Woodburn High School tennis courts and features tournament play for men’s, women’s, youth and mixed play.

Registration costs $15 for singles and $20 for doubles teams. To sign up, contact Tom ...

Woodburn basketball camp

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 13:30

Registration is open for the Woodburn Youth Basketball Clinic, which is open to all athletes in third through eighth grade from June 23-26.

The four-day basketball camp goes from 9 a.m. to noon and is organized by Woodburn High School basketball coach Enrique Sandoval.

Registration costs $50 per athlete, and ...

North Marion girls basketball camp

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 13:26

Registration is now open for the North Marion girls basketball skills camp.

The camp is open for girls in incoming third through ninth grades and will be taught by the high school coaching staff, plus current and former varsity players.

Instruction will focus on basic skills in ball handling, shooting ...

Kennedy boys basketball camp

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 13:19

Registration is open for third through ninth grade boys to take part in the JFK High School Youth Basketball Camp.

The five-day camp will be held at Kennedy High School from June 23-27, and seeks to develop basketball skills for young players of all abilities and experience levels.

The camp ...

Mount Angel tackle football

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 13:18

Registration is open for fifth and sixth grade tackle football in the Mount Angel area. Cost is $100 per athlete.

If you are interested, contact Greg Traeger at 503-602-2775 or email gstraeg@mtangel.net.

Woodburn chamber golf tourney

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 13:16

The Woodburn Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual golf tournament will be held at the OGA Course in Woodburn on June 24 with a 1 p.m. shotgun start.

Cost is $400 per team/$100 per individual and includes 18 holes, golf cart, box lunch, range balls, tee prize and much more!

For ...

Co-ed water polo league

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 13:15

Grab your team and join the Woodburn Aquatic Center in this super fun spin-off of the sport water polo.

Players don't have to tread water because the whole game is played while sitting in inflatable inner tubes. Games are Thursday nights starting at 7:30 p.m.

The league runs July ...

Second Alumni Tournament attracts young, old Bulldogs

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 13:12

The second annual Woodburn Alumni Basketball Tournament saw an outpouring of support on Friday and Saturday, as dozens of athletes from each of the past three decades competed for the title of best team from Woodburn High School.

The tournament was dominated by teams from the 2000s, as the ...

Huskies' Norris signs to study, compete at OIT

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 13:00

North Marion senior Veronica Norris signed her letter of intent on May 27 to study and compete at the Oregon Institute of Technology. OIT is a small public school in Klamath Falls that has one of only two ultrasound programs in the Pacific Northwest, which was what drew Veronica, who ...

Woodburn Golf Club hosts season opener

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 12:55

The Woodburn Golf Club hosted its season-opening tournament on May 22 for the Woodburn Women’s Golf League. The “Pipers Spring Fling” sponsored by Pipers Jewelry attracted a number of local golfers who played and stayed after for lunch and awards.


Class A Gross: Deb Ferschweiler (46)

Class A Net: ...

State Champions

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 12:42

Loghan and Madison Sprauer guide the Kennedy girls track team to the 2014 2A State Championship

After bringing back nearly every significant athlete from the 2013 team that placed second at state, there was only one goal for the Kennedy girls at Eugene this year.

First place.

The Trojans got ...

Baseball playoffs: Trojans lose to league rival Regis

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 11:52

After letting a three-run lead slip in the final inning against Regis, the Kennedy Trojans came within 10 feet of pulling out a miracle win in the 2A baseball quarterfinals on Friday.

Down 8-6 in the bottom of the eighth with two outs and runners on first and second, Kennedy ...

Baseball playoffs: Huskies advance to semifinals

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 11:38

A commanding victory in the postseason? Check.

Back-to-back playoff games with double-digit runs for the first time in school history? Yep.

A bid to the semifinals for the first time since 2005? Indeed.

After beating teams with defense all season, the North Marion baseball team extended its stellar season with ...

Class of 2014 says goodbye to SPHS

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 14:03

21 seniors receive their diplomas during commencement ceremony Saturday

The 2014 St. Paul High School graduating class elicited a chuckle from the crowd during Saturday’s graduation ceremony when they all pulled out their phones and took a selfie.

From taking selfies to playing a Star Wars themed recessional march, the ...

Woodburn basketball camp

Thu, 05/29/2014 - 10:30

Registration is open for the Woodburn Youth Basketball Clinic, which is open to all athletes in third through eighth grade from June 23-26.

The four-day basketball camp goes from 9 a.m. to noon and is organized by Woodburn High School basketball coach Enrique Sandoval.

Registration costs $50 per athlete, and ...