Wide Open Humanitarian practices extreme dentistry

Wide Open Humanitarian practices extreme dentistry

Greg Williams and his team members provide care in remote areas of Ecuador King City dentist Greg...

John Masarik's career goes from Merchant Marine in WWII to Fred Meyer

John Masarik's career goes from Merchant Marine in WWII to Fred Meyer

John and Ethel Masarik have carved out quite a life over the decades What visitors first notice...

Square-dancing takes over Highlands Clubhouse

Square-dancing takes over Highlands Clubhouse

Two residents who jumped on square-dancing bandwagon bring some friends to demonstrate and...

Summerfield joins nationwide pickleball craze by forming club

Summerfield joins nationwide pickleball craze by forming club

Members say the game is addictive, but they must be wary of 'pickleball elbow' Summerfield...

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Photo Credit: COURTESY OF GREG WILLIAMS - GETTING AROUND NATIVE-STYLE - The Wide Open Humanitarian team gets ready to push a long boat from the bank of the Misa River in Ecuador to head to a new village.
August 29, 2014

Wide Open Humanitarian is meeting its goals

by Barbara Sherman
The nonprofit formed in 2007 is providing dental care to remote areas around the world Dentists Greg Williams and Scott Dyer formed Wide Open Humanitarian Inc. in 2007 after traveled to Peru on…
Photo Credit: BARBARA SHERMAN - A FITTING TRIBUTE - Brad (left) and Blair Wyatt plus Ed Milford sit in the revamped King City Pro Shop where three flat-screen TVs are now available  in the newly named Tack Room, including one donated by Blair in honor of her parents, Emil and Marge Tack.
August 29, 2014

King City pioneers honored with plaque in Pro Shop

by Barbara Sherman
Emil and Marge Tack are recognized in newly remodeled facility Emil and Marge Tack were King City pioneers, buying the 139th lot sold in the new subdivision in 1965 and moving into their…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - HE WAS READY TO RESCUE - Gino Damico stands on the banks of the Tualatin River next to cement steps that led to a platform used when he was a lifeguard at Roamers Rest from 1946 to 1948.
July 31, 2014

Roamers Rest was rockin' place to be in 1940s

by Barbara Sherman
Lifeguard Gino Damico worked at the iconic park and had more than a few adventures More than 60 years after Gino Damico was a lifeguard at the popular Roamers Rest on 99W, he still retains the…
by: BARBARA SHERMAN - THERE ARE A FEW 'FARM' TOUCHES AROUND HER YARD - Maxine and Carl Leach moved to Summerfield in 1989, so Maxine, standing beside elephant garlic along the driveway, has now lived there for 25 years, and all her children live in the metro area.
July 31, 2014

Kansas farm girl finds new life in the big city

by Barbara Sherman
After working at Oregon Shipyards in 1940s, Maxine Leach marries, raises a family and moves to Summerfield Maxine Leach, who attended the June 6 dedication of Oregon's World War II Memorial in…
by: LACEY JACOBY/FOR PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - WAY-TOO-FUN REHEARSAL -  During a rehearsal at the Broadway Rose New Stage, with a 'Best Little Whorehouse in Texas' set under construction behind them, newcomer Carmen N. Brantley-Payne (center) shares a laugh with Sharon Maroney (left) as the wheelchair-riding Miss Mona and director Peggy Taphorn.
July 31, 2014

Actress is ready for Broadway Rose debut July 31 …

by Barbara Sherman
'Best Little Whorehouse' is Carmen Payne's first Tigard show but probably not her last Tacoma's loss is Portland's gain. Carmen N. Brantley-Payne is still new to the metro area, and while her…
by: CRAIG MITCHELLDYER - TEXAS NEVER LOOKED SO GAUDY - Dan Murphy (in yellow) plays do-gooder Melvin P. Thorpe, and Sharon Maroney plays Miss Mona Stangley, while Colin Wood plays Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd in 'Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.'
July 31, 2014

Get ready for rollicking good time in Texas at 'Best Little…

by Broadway Rose Theatre Company
This show about small-town vice is actually based on true events The Broadway Rose Theatre Company continues its 2014 season of Brass 'n' Sass with the boot-stompin' musical comedy, "The Best…

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