Movie maker turns into children's author popular with Deer Creek students

Movie maker turns into children's author popular with Deer Creek students

Adam Sidwell is a computer animator for big-budget films Not often does someone working in...

Edgewater will be on parade again on Fourth of July

Edgewater will be on parade again on Fourth of July

The community's annual event is always fun and colorful The Edgewater on the Tualatin...

KCCA to roll out the golf carts again after a lapse

KCCA to roll out the golf carts again after a lapse

Popular parade started in 1974 and stopped in 2012 The King City Civic Association’s annual...

Summerfield Garden Club travels back in time

Summerfield Garden Club travels back in time

Group learns about life a century ago at magnificent Pittock Mansion When Summerfield Garden Club...


King City's Features

BARBARA SHERMAN - Mary Olson sits in her Royal Villas home with a photo album full of pictures of her sister Betty Smith growing up that she got when they met in Terre Haute, Ind., in April; also on the table are a photo of their mother and a Terre Haute newspaper article about their reunion.
May 29, 2015

Sisters are reunited after being separated for 69 years

by Barbara Sherman
Betty Smith was kidnapped as an infant in 1944 and in 2011 found her sisters with help from a stranger, but they didn't meet until this year Mary Olson has become quite a whiz at genealogy,…
COURTESY OF GREG WILLIAMS - Wide Open Humanitarian volunteers got tires and wood from the local dump, painted all the pieces based on donated architects' drawings and assenbled everything to create a playground for children.
May 29, 2015

Dental team builds a playground in Nicaragua instead of fixing…

by Barbara Sherman
Greg Williams' team is denied its permit just days before leaving on a humanitarian mission Greg Williams had to take off his surgical mask and replace it with construction and chef's hats…
BARBARA SHERMAN - Sidney Stone, the missionary pastor or evangelist at Timberline Baptist Church in Sherwood, is equally at home in prisons and churches, and also leads sing-alongs at Gentog in Tigard.
May 29, 2015

Prison pastor has a passion for preaching and helping those who…

by Barbara Sherman
Sidney Stone regularly visits Northwest prisons to lead revival services Once a month, Sidney Stone brings his guitar to Gentog, a multi-generational daycare in the Willowbrook Center in Tigard,…
BARBARA SHERMAN - With a photo of Rama behind  him on the screen, Oregon Zoo elephant curator Bob Lee gave a talk about elephants and other animals at the zoo at a recent AAUW meeting in King City.
May 29, 2015

Bob Lee is the Oregon Zoo's Elephant Man

by Barbara Sherman
He planned to be a teacher, not an elephant keeper, until a chance encounter with them at a zoo Oregon Zoo elephant curator Bob Lee left the elephants behind on May 12 and gave a presentation at…
BARBARA SHERMAN - Lydia Cooper paints a red bell pepper, noting that she started with a differnt one and had to replace it because she couldn't complete the painting in one session.
May 29, 2015

Lydia Cooper is finally creating art for art's sake

by Barbara Sherman
The Summerfield resident toiled in the wholesale decorative art world for many years On a recent spring morning in Lydia Cooper’s sunny family room/art studio in her Summerfield home, a ripe,…

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