One step at a time

All I could hear was the blood pounding in my ears, and the sound of my ragged breath as I crunched through the snow and ice that covered the trail, trudging slowly up the unforgiving terrain.

December 5, 2018 12:35 p.m. read more..

Stop to smell the roses

Over the weekend, I took advantage of the smoke-free air and went on a hike with my friends Sam and Claudia, and Sam’s 8-month-old twins, Oliver and Avery.

August 29, 2018 noon read more..

Come splash at WOU

If you’re a parent looking for activities to sign your kid up to this fall, Western Oregon University offers community youth swim lessons each term for kids ages 6 months to early teens.

August 15, 2018 noon read more..

Come climb at WOU

If you’re looking for a new hobby to pick up, head over to the Health and Wellness Center at Western Oregon University, where they offer rock climbing classes for anyone ages 4 and older on their state-of-the-art 40-foot rock climbing wall.

July 25, 2018 noon read more..

Get your kicks at Parkside

Parkside Self Defense, a Taekwondo and mixed martial arts school, offers more than just martial arts: it offers students a way of life, on and off the dojang.

June 27, 2018 noon read more..

Dirtbags clinch victories

It only took one run from the Mountain View Toros before the Dirtbags cinched up their defense and brought another triumph to their scoreboard, winning the game 4-1 in Monmouth on Wednesday evening.

June 26, 2018 5:26 p.m. read more..

Fourth of July Tennis Tournament

Come show off your volleying skills at the 45th annual Fourth of July tennis tournament, June 30-July 1, held at the Central High School and Western Oregon University tennis courts.

June 20, 2018 1:08 p.m. read more..