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Burn art

Blending theology with creativity, Aumsville artist Don White loves to find ways to use his passion for art in his ministry.

January 9, 2019 8:46 p.m. read more..

The Owyhees

In 1819, Donald McKenzie was exploring the Snake River for the Hudson’s Bay Company when he came to its confluence with another river. Unsure of its origin, he sent three members of his fur trapping expedition to further explore the river. They never returned.

January 9, 2019 8:06 p.m. read more..

Exploring cross-cultural trauma

January launches a new year and a new opportunity to look at old issues. The impact of bias when it comes to both race and religious faith provides fertile ground.

January 2, 2019 10:35 p.m. read more..

Diggin It: When the ‘season’ rolls around

A few months ago, I stopped at a neighborhood garage sale and a decorative sign caught my eye. No doubt this sign was a vintage-themed Christmas decoration given the weathered red-and-green-colored letters that spelled out, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” The price was right and the sentiment, well, it was perfect.

December 12, 2018 11:26 a.m. read more..

Nativity festival brings community together

In our hurry to prepare for a wonderful holiday season, many of us often want to pause and reflect on what really matters during this time of year. The 25th annual Corvallis Nativity Festival is an opportunity to recharge your spirit and add joyful meaning to the Christmas season.

December 1, 2018 11:29 a.m. read more..

It’s time for something new: Readying for a new era

In the past 35 years, Northwest Boomer and Senior News has seen some changes. Personnel come and go. Sometimes locations change. Even the business name changes. Such has been the case for Northwest Boomer and Senior News. Now, we’re about to undergo one of our biggest changes ever.

November 30, 2018 7:52 p.m. read more..

Help for hearing loss

For those with hearing loss, the options for hearing better are usually limited to sitting closer or turning up the volume. But a newer technology is allowing those with hearing aids not only to hear better, but avoid the stigma attached to this common ailment.

November 13, 2018 2:03 p.m. read more..