Dominique Loggins earns GNAC track and field honor

Pamplin Media Group The Times By Dan Brood Tuesday, February 11, 2020 The Tualatin grad, running for Western Oregon, sprints to victory at University of Portland indoor meet Dominique Loggins, a 2019 Tualatin High School graduate, and a freshman on the Western Oregon University track and field team, got his 2020 indoor season off to [more…]

Corvallis names new police chief

Corvallis Gazette Times Bennett Hall Feb 11, 2020   Nick Hurley has been tapped to succeed Jon Sassaman as chief of the Corvallis Police Department, the city announced on Tuesday. Hurley, who currently holds the rank of captain, will take over leadership of the department when Sassaman retires on June 30. Hurley heads the division [more…]

Western Oregon runner wins national player of the week honor

Luis Ramirez Salem Statesman Journal Published 6:00 a.m. PT Feb. 5, 2020   Derek Holdsworth named National Track Athlete of the Week Derek Holdsworth put forth a record-breaking performance over the weekend for Western Oregon as won the 800-meter race at the University of Washington Invitational with a time of 1:47.74. Holdsworth won the event [more…]

New exhibit features work of NWC and WOU alumna

Feb 5, 2020 Published by Cody Enterprise The SinClair Gallery at Northwest College will soon feature an exhibit titled “Moth to the Flame” that will showcase a small group of painting by alumna Kelly Hartman. The artist’s reception opened this week. Hartman is a painter and printmaker who draws on nature, a love of color, [more…]

Several local athletes commit to next level- Western Oregon University picked up a pair of local commitments in South Medford

by Mail Tribune staff Wednesday, February 5th 2020 Several local standouts secured their future plans Wednesday on national signing day, with players from Class 6A South Medford and North Medford to 3A St. Mary’s and Cascade Christian and all in between making their plans known among friends and family. Western Oregon University picked up a [more…]

El Dorado High School’s Danny Bell bound for Western Oregon

Published on February 7, 2020  By Kevin Christensen Mountain Democrat Danny Bell – a three-year-starting quarterback for El Dorado High School – signs a letter of intent Wednesday, Feb. 5, to attend and play football at Western Oregon University. On hand for the special day were classmates, staff, coaches, former teammates and family, including his [more…]

New Independence Hotel is the perfect place for a Valentine’s getaway

Posted Feb 08, 2020 By Gerry Frank | For The Oregonian/OregonLive   Spend this Valentine’s Day at the recently opened Independence Hotel (201 Osprey Ave., Independence; 503-837-0200; The small town of Independence often gets overlooked, but this new boutique hotel has every intention of changing that. The prime historic downtown location, near Willamette River [more…]

Four Oregon City student-athletes confirm college plans on Signing Day

Sunday, February 09, 2020 By Jim Beseda Clackamas Review Pamplin Media Group Oregon City High School senior Austin Canchola, Carissa Feliciano, Abi Willett, and Zach Zumwalt joined a select group student-athletes who have an opportunity to continue their athletic careers at the college level.The four were joined by family, friends, teammates, and coaches during a [more…]