Christmases of Woodburn's past

Christmases of Woodburn's past

Christmas is a time of good cheer, and Woodburn has celebrated it in numerous ways. In the 1930s,...

Cookie baking contest draws 60 entries

Cookie baking contest draws 60 entries

The second annual Cookie Baking Contest at Garden Gallery Iron Works on Dec. 13 boasted 60...

The Estates hosts concert Dec. 14

The Estates hosts concert Dec. 14

The Estates Golf & Country Club will host Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising Dec. 14. Tickets are $5....

Hershberger receives Silver Spirit Award

Hershberger receives Silver Spirit Award

In honor of Woodburn resident Warde Hershberger’s service to Woodburn and surrounding...

Use leftover stuffing to make potato dumplings

Use leftover stuffing to make potato dumplings

I first had a knödel (potato dumpling) when a friend’s mom who was born and raised in...

Woodburn's Area Features

(From left) Adviser Tricia Stoddard, Jacquena Bentz, Alexis Knight, Wayne Guretzki, Sebastian Powers-Leach, Mariah Porfily
December 19, 2014

North Marion FFA team does well in vet science

by (none)
Snags second place at Crater High School It wasn’t Gilligan’s four-hour cruise through Hawaii, but it was still a pretty sweet trip for the North Marion FFA vet science team Dec. 6. The…
November 26, 2014

Genealogy: the path to discovering family history of fame and…

by Russ Baglien
With the growth of the Internet has come an almost insatiable appetite for Americans to want to know their ancestry. Templates now exist that can take you multi-generations back in family…
November 26, 2014

Practicing mindfulness to stay healthy, enjoy the holidays

by Jessica Peterson, RD
The holiday season is quickly approaching, which means cookies, pies and other sweet treats will be making their way into parties, homes and office buildings. At home and with family, elaborate…
November 19, 2014

Church to host sixth Community Thanksgiving Dinner

by Pastor Will Robertson
“The holiday season is just around the corner.” “Only ___ shopping days till Christmas.” These words have been known to strike fear and dread in the hearts of strong men and women. All we can…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED - Maricela Beach (right), branch manager of Wells Fargo in the west Woodburn location, presents a $1,000 check to Andy Kronser, vice principal of operations at North Marion Primary School. The grant money will go toward a fund to buy a reader board.
November 19, 2014

Wells Fargo donates $1,000 to North Marion Primary School

by Woodburn Independent
The west Woodburn branch of Wells Fargo recently donated $1,000 to North Marion Primary School. This is the second year the company has given to the school, according to branch manager Maricela…
Photo Credit: KRIS KNOX - Students in North Marion High School's leadership pose at an assembly last month kicking off Pink Out Week, during which the school raises money for local breast cancer survivors. Since 2009, the school has raised $7,400, including $1,000 that was raised just this year.
November 19, 2014

North Marion has a 'pink out'

by Lindsay Keefer
The high school raised $1,000 this year for local breast cancer survivors, adding to $6,400 it has raised since 2009 North Marion High School has donated to a Salem foundation that supports…
Photo Credit: DAN PRED - Lentil soup with Italian sausage, accompanied by cheesy French bread, is perfect on a cold evening.
November 05, 2014

Lentil soup with French bread helps ease the winter woes

by Kristy Kummer-Pred
Who doesn’t love a quick and easy soup when cold weather sets in? I found a lentil soup recipe from a now-defunct restaurant in my stash of old newspaper clippings, dated from 2001 (OK, so I…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED - Students race around the track at North Marion Intermediate School's jogathon Friday.
October 29, 2014

Intermediate students jog in school-wide fundraiser

by Woodburn Independent
North Marion Jogathon 2014 was a huge success for student effort and community involvement, said North Marion Intermediate School Assistant Principal Cory Gaub. Nearly 500 student runners and…

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