College students bringing 'Figaro' to life
Opera is anything but stuffy or boring, say the young singers readying "The Marriage of Figaro" for its March 6-9 run at Willamette University.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
Many Firms Fail to Protect Workers Traveling, Living Abroad
Many employers send employees abroad without adequate protection from natural disasters and man-made threats, according to travel security experts.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Academic All-Stars: Honoring the area's brightest stars
High school seniors from the Mid-Willamette Valley were praised for their achievements at this year's Academic All Stars reception.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Clean-up around Keizer city hall considered a success
If things look neater and cleaner around Keizer Civic Center this week, there are 40 pairs of hands to thank.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Arends: Lent begins holiest season in Christian church
The middle of this week is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the holiest season in the Christian church.
March Calendar: Music, shows and St. Patrick's Day
$5 entry ages 21 and older; $10 with specialty stein or glass. 845-9440, mtangelwurst fest.com.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
DHS urged to review 'Susana' case by legislators
Editor's note: The name of the 6-year-old girl in this story has been changed to protect her identity.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
8 things to do in the Mid-Willamette Valley this weekend
Looking to shake the winter blues? Events and activities happening this weekend can help you do just that.
Children's Health Fair, Nature Days, 'Don Quixote': free and cheap family fun
Saturday's Nature Discovery Day at Tryon Creek will focus on how the forest supported life for indigenous people in the Northwest.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
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Study: Involving Parents in Education Helps Poor Preschoolers
Parental involvement is effective for lower-income preschoolers' cognitive development, according to a study published in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America .
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Salem offers a weekend of activities beyond touring Oregon's capitol building
That, too often, is the snooty view of Portlanders, including yours truly. But wait, when you look more closely, Salem has plenty of things for visitors to see and enjoy.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Salem Station offers pleasant waiting place for Amtrak, bus riders
When riding Amtrak from Portland to Eugene, stops include Oregon City, Salem and Albany.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Whittier Daily News
Top 140 AVID schools includes Santa Fe High for college preparation
SANTA FE SPRINGS >> Santa Fe High School senior Natalia Rodriguez knew she wanted to go to college.
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Ed and Warren: a made-in-Oregon valentine story - Wednesday, 12 February 2014 11:28
Warren Schlegel didn't even know he was gay back in 1967, when he was an 18-year-old working in Forest Grove at the Sunset Packing cannery along with Ed Miller, also 18. Schlegel had just graduated from Forest Grove High School and was spending his summer days manning a machine that sliced strawberries and mixed them with sugar.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
Positive response to snow emergency
Last week brought such a reminder, as winter weather snarled Western Oregon. We often think of government as city councils and legislatures passing laws or bureaucrats issuing rules and collecting taxes.