FOOD & DRINK
Exploring Oregon City: Top 3 Must-Try Mexican Restaurants
In this article, we'll be exploring three top-notch Mexican restaurants located in Oregon City. Have you had the chance to visit any of these culinary gems yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts! Please feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below:
These sandy, OR based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near sandy.
CENTRAL OREGON HISTORY: Piercy brothers become theater operators in Prineville, Madras
Prineville was fortunate to have the Lyric and Pine theaters operating at one time with the Lyric being among the oldest theaters in Central Oregon. In 1946, shortly after World War II, Denzel and Kenneth Piercy, operating as the Piercy Brothers, purchased the Lyric and Pine theaters in Prineville. They also owned the Broadway Theater in Estacada. In May 1946, the brothers purchased the Chief Theater in Madras. All of the theaters enjoyed success as amusement places. The Piercy brothers promised a policy of giving...
Colton Corner: Pour House open, delivers the flavors
Christal and Elan Davis, new owners of the Fir Valley Pour House, opened the restaurant doors to the public on Friday, Dec. 1. Located at 23788 S. Highway 211, Colton residents had been waiting anxiously for this opening. And when it opened, the two seating areas, a café side and a bar side, both with multiple beautiful hand-built wood tables, filled with customers. Elan said they even had breakfast customers come back for dinner. ...
Exploring the Japanese Culinary Scene in Oregon City: Top 3 Restaurants to Visit
In this article, we're exploring three outstanding Japanese restaurants in Oregon City. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? If you have, we'd love to hear your experiences! Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
A Taste of Mexico in Fairview: 3 Unmissable Dining Experiences
This article presents a tour of three enticing Mexican restaurants located in Fairview. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Wilsonville down to one donut shop as Benny’s closes
Just a week before what would have been the eight-month anniversary of Benny’s Donuts opening in Town Center, the made-to-order donut business closed its doors for good. In a Dec. 1 post on the Benny’s Donuts Instagram page, the business announced that the Wilsonville location was sold to another business and would remain closed. The new business at the location has yet to be identified. “We are sad to announce...
Tigard Safeway opens eight parking spaces designated for senior citizens
Tigard Safeway shoppers, have you noticed the eight new parking spaces in front of the store marked “SENIOR CITIZEN PARKING ONLY”?. They became available the second week in November using the honor system and are the result of one man’s perseverance. Ron Nixon, who currently lives in the Highlands and has lived in King City for more than 20 years, wrote a letter to Tigard Life in February telling of his efforts to get more parking spaces marked with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) designations in the Safeway parking lot.
'Drama' returns to Colton High theater
For the first time since before the Covid-19 pandemic, the Colton High School drama club hit the stage for a performance. On Friday, Dec. 1, the club re-emerged from its hibernation when they presented the Don Zolidas comedy “10 Ways to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse.” The plot is described as “doomsday preppers who turn to this handy and hilarious guide to survive the apocalypse. The actors are there to present...
John Hasegawa uses pottery to explore Asian American identity
When John Hasegawa isn’t busy teaching ceramics classes at Mt. Hood Community College, he’s in his home studio creating new and intricate pieces that reflect his Japanese and American identities. His shelves are adorned with pieces he’s created over the years like pots, cups and bowls, all of...
A Taste of Oregon City: Exploring the 3 Finest Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Outlets
This article presents three top-notch Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt spots in Oregon City. Have you had the chance to sample any of these delightful treats? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
The Italian Trifecta: Gresham's Trio of Irresistible Italian Restaurants
In this article, we're excited to present three exquisite Italian restaurants located in Gresham. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments below!
Good grief! Gresham breakfast uplifts SnowCap, My Father’s House
Who knew the characters of Peanuts had all moved to Gresham? Friday morning the beloved characters, now all grown up, took the stage for a good cause. There was Bess Wills as Lucy Van Pelt, who continued to give Charlie Brown, aka Ryan Johnson, a headache with her “free” advice; Violet Hohnstein as an energetic Snoopy, running across the stage; Rob Hendrickson as a bearded, keyboard playing Schroeder (he shaved...
Experience Authentic Flavors: Top 3 Korean Restaurants in Tigard
This article presents three exceptional Korean restaurants located in Tigard. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please share your experiences in the comments section below.
Re-Introducing Eagle Creek 2024 No Matter What Duffel
Eagle Creek, the original adventure travel gear company, is proud to introduce the first significant update of their omnipresent and hard-working No Matter What Duffel since its inception in the late 1990’s*. The ultimate in functional simplicity, the minimalist form of the new 2024 No Matter What Duffel delivers everything you need. Thoughtfully redesigned, easy to use, extremely versatile, and always dependable, the collection includes four styles landing at retailers in spring 2024.
Happy Valley house offers midcentury modern style with new construction for $1.6 million
Imagine the style cachet of living in a swank midcentury modern home while benefiting from seven decades of energy-saving building advancements. A new house in Happy Valley is modeled after the glass-walled, single-level dwellings popularized by developers Robert Rummer in Oregon and Joseph Eichler in California, but without the small kitchen and bedrooms.
Enjoy Holiday Performances In and Around Lake Oswego This Holiday Season
This summer my wife and I treated her brother and sister to a performance of The Marvelous Wonderettes at the Lakewood Theatre Company. And just in the last month, we have enjoyed two theater performances—The Little Shop of Horrors in the Lakeridge High School Auditorium and Home for the Holidays at the Broadway Rose Theater in Tigard. The intimate settings of all three venues—where there’s not a bad seat in the house—reminded us of why we enjoy going to local productions.
Summer Bodies are Made in the Winter!
It’s difficult to imagine as we cozy up in our sweaters and jackets and prep for all the holiday treats that it will be summer again in a few short months. Did the way you feel about yourself this past summer impact you in any way? Did it dictate what clothes you didn’t feel comfortable wearing, did it make you shy away from vacation photos, or did it keep you from participating in activities you love? Let’s not let next summer be a repeat of last year and let’s start preparing NOW to live our BEST YEAR!
West Linn author’s book commemorates Universal Declaration of Human Rights, made 75 years ago
In recognition of the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, local author Deborah Hopkinson recently published a new picture book seeking to introduce the concept of human rights to young readers. Three threes after forming, the United Nations passed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Dec. 10, 1948. Since then, Dec. 10 has been celebrated as Human Rights Day. Hopkinson, who writes historical fiction and nonfiction, first...
Bill Oram: Meet the Oregon teen whose design work is all over the Heisman Trophy festivities this weekend
Bo Nix isn’t Oregon’s only representative at the Heisman Trophy ceremony this weekend. Much of the signage around the event in New York City and the program at the Heisman gala were designed by 18-year-old Will Sussman from Happy Valley. Last year, Sussman, who is a senior in...