Students from Loch Raven High School in Baltimore, Md. raised more than $55,000 at their fifth annual Relay for Life event. Students, teachers, parents and community members walked laps and supported teams dedicated to their goal of $60,000.View Post
Sharing advice and recipes for success takes the cake, at least for Marion Barnes and Sarah Smith.
Marion is the owner of Myriad Cake Design in Salem, and Sarah opened Sugar and Spice bakery in Lyons about 18 months ago.View Post
Proud Nominate a GOODIE Partner Sometimes GOOD meets in the middle, bridging the gap for a good cause. Matthew Price is from Silverton and Christiana Zollner is from Mt. Angel. The two make up the folk band, Gallon House, named after the historic bridge between their two home towns. Thoughtfully-crafted songs delivered [...]View Post
The Tooth Taxi, a 38-foot state-of-the-art dental office on wheels, travels the state of Oregon providing free dental care and oral health education to uninsured and underserved children.View Post
Thank you Statesman Journal for awarding $5,000 to the Marine Corps Family Foundation’s Operation Santa. About 25 Statesman Journal employees donated time stuffing stockings and writing notes to send overseas to deployed U.S. MarinesView Post
“It had been so hard to choose,” Bolen said. “So I asked which cat had been there the longest.”
That is when Abby came into the story.
“She was only 2 years old, and she was very beautiful,” Bolen said. “It was hard to figure out why nobody had adopted her.”View Post
Ellis and her teenage son were helping a friend pack to move out of state when she got a call text asking if the fire was near her apartment. Not only was Ellis near, but her home was one of three units involved.View Post
Last spring, community generosity turned a strikeout into a home run for South Salem Little League.View Post
Salem is blessed with a special person who brings “herself” into every project, idea and system she creates. Jessica Ramey is the craft genius who with paper, scissors and craft glue that brings a community together.View Post
Wearing 70 pounds of full “combat” gear, firefighters from across the country, including those from throughout the Willamette Valley, will climb the 800 steps of the 40-floor U.S. Bancorp Tower in full gear as part of the fourth annual Portland Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge, “Climb for the Cure.”View Post