Science teacher offers eco-trip to Belize

December 2022 Posted in For Kids, School, Travel | Comments Off on Science teacher offers eco-trip to Belize

By Melissa Wagoner “Opening the world through education,” is the mission of the educational travel company, EF Tours, but it’s also the mission of Stacie Harker – an avid traveler and science teacher at Butte Creek Elementary. “I think international travel is ...

Children’s health, globally – Pediatric dentist creates nonprofit

October 2022 Posted in Community, Travel, Your Health | Comments Off on Children’s health, globally – Pediatric dentist creates nonprofit

[caption id="attachment_11960" align="alignright" width="325"] Evaline Achieng, left, a nursing student sponsored by Acorn Kids International with Kenyan AKI student Vivian, far right, and her mother.[/caption] By Melissa Wagoner When Dr. Tim Richardson was in dental school at the University of Washington, he ...

Pudding River project – Bridge work to close Hazelgreen access in 2024

May 2022 Posted in News, Travel | Comments Off on Pudding River project – Bridge work to close Hazelgreen access in 2024

By James Day Silverton-area residents who commute in and out of the Salem-Keizer area will be facing another detour. Marion County will be replacing the bridge over the Pudding River on Hazelgreen Road NE near Torvend Road. [caption id="attachment_11444" align="alignright" width="370"] Pudding River ...

Electric vehicles – Car owners share personal benefits of making the switch

April 2022 Posted in Travel | Comments Off on Electric vehicles – Car owners share personal benefits of making the switch

By Melissa Wagoner With the cost of gas soaring to well over $4 a gallon, more people than ever are considering an electric vehicle (EV) which, according to David Deckelmann – owner of a Nissan Leaf since 2019 – is a ...