Published: 2/20/2013 9:41:46 AM
Staff Sgt. Nicholas A. Duncan, a 1998 graduate of Woodburn High School, was selected as the 1st Reconnaissance Battalion Team Leader of the Year.
In a battalion ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif.
Published: 2/20/2013 9:43:11 AM
Air National Guard Airman Maria L. Ochoa, daughter of Sonia Franco of Woodburn, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Published: 2/20/2013 9:43:47 AM
Army Spec. Lindsey S. Stolz, son of Rita McMillan of Aurora, has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Published: 2/20/2013 9:29:57 AM
GERVAIS — Each year during Catholic Schools Week, Sacred Heart Catholic School in Gervais selects a distinguished graduate from among the many men and women who have graduated from the school.
Published: 2/20/2013 9:30:48 AM
Hallmark Properties has three new real estate brokers.
Darla Clark joined the office in September 2011 and is involved with senior, residential and rural housing and land.
Published: 2/20/2013 10:06:48 AM
Cooking with Kristy
By Kristy Kummer-Pred
We all grew up with Mom’s standard tuna salad, made with mushy canned tuna, chopped up pickles and mayo — or, at our house, Miracle Whip.
Published: 2/26/2013 2:58:18 PM
WOODBURN — Woodburn Kiwanis hosted a special guest at its noon meeting Feb. 19.
Greg Holland, Kiwanis International’s Pacific Northwest governor, who hails from Vancouver Island, Canada spoke to a crowded room at Woodburn Health Center.
Published: 2/26/2013 3:02:32 PM
First Saturday Flea Market — March 2 is Aurora Unit 110’s flea market at the Legion Hall, 21510 Main St., Aurora. Visit to see what vendors will be showing, both upstairs and down, from 9 a.
Published: 2/26/2013 3:05:43 PM
On Feb. 9, Robert “Bob” Barrett of Woodburn celebrated his 90th birthday. That’s 32,873 days old!
Robert is a devoted father and husband of Kathy for 53 years.
Published: 2/26/2013 3:12:19 PM
Woodburn Art Center will host its annual luncheon March 9 at noon.
The luncheon is the nonprofit’s largest fundraising event of the year, and all proceeds are used to cover Woodburn Art Center’s operating expenses and art class scholarships for children.
Published: 2/26/2013 3:13:22 PM
By Patrick Paradis, Woodburn Pet Hospital
Unlike people, pets don’t care how old they are. They are the fortunate ones who truly live in the present.
Published: 2/6/2013 10:42:23 AM
WOODBURN — While many in Woodburn are certainly service-oriented, few can say they’ve been actively serving their community for 50 years.
But the Woodburn Kiwanis Club can, having celebrated its 50th anniversary last month, with a luncheon featuring charter member Marv Boland as guest speaker.
Published: 2/12/2013 5:50:03 PM
Wurstfest — Dust off your Lederhosen, starch your Dirndl apron and join the folks in Mount Angel for two days of celebration in honor of the best of the “wurst” at the fifth annual Wurstfest Feb.
Published: 2/12/2013 5:52:00 PM
Northwest Senior and Disability Services provides meals at the First Presbyterian Church, 950 Boones Ferry Road in Woodburn, at noon Mondays through Fridays.
Published: 2/12/2013 5:53:17 PM
By Donna Gramse
We are going to get a new “Gateway to Woodburn” with the new Interstate 5 interchange.
However, in 1923, the gateway was an arch over Highway 99E at about Young Street, and it declared that Woodburn was the “World’s Berry Center.
Published: 2/12/2013 5:57:40 PM
By Harris Waters, M.D.
Of cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the United States, but it does not have to be.
Published: 2/12/2013 5:59:28 PM
As caregivers, we often use intuition to help us decide what to do.
Unfortunately, dealing with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is counterintuitive; that is, often the right thing to do is exactly opposite that which seems like the right thing to do.
Published: 2/12/2013 6:08:59 PM
Bill and Iola Hinkle are just three years shy of being the longest married couple in the country.
But they’ll settle for being the longest married couple in Oregon, as recognized by the Worldwide Marriage Encounter, a Christian organization that provides marriage enrichment programs and honors couples that have been married a long time.
Published: 2/20/2013 9:24:37 AM
Quilting Workshop at Zion Mennonite Church — The 41st annual Quilting Workshop will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 21-23. The event includes a display of up to 100 quilts, classes on quilt-making methods, many patterns to copy and homemade soup from 11 a.