Sunday, April 18, 2021
The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has arrived in Oregon! Oregon has received 35,100 initial doses but is expecting 228,400 doses before the end of the year. The F.D.A has officially approved Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for the prevention of 2019 coronavirus disease...
Thousands of young adults in Oregon are homeless, sleeping on the streets every night with little support from their guardians or parents. A local non-profit organization, the Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action Agency (MWVCAA) Program called HOME Youth & Resource...
Last Friday, February 26th, Salem citizens were given back the opportunity to dine indoors once again. In Governor Brown’s newest announcement of county risk levels, Marion and Polk left the Covid-19 extreme risk category and moved down a level...
Amy Unruh On November 3, 2020, Oregon became the first state in the nation to pass the measure to decriminalize drugs. The decriminalization of drugs is a controversial topic amongst Oregonians and Americans overall. Oregon is a pioneer for the...
Fifteen-years ago, a young man was asked by a pastor to volunteer for the Point in Time Count. PIT helps program administrators and policymakers measure progress towards decreasing homelessness, while also identifying areas of strengths and opportunities. This man...
In her passing, Selma Pierce’s legacy and life's work is one that we can all learn from. She dedicated her time and efforts to helping people in need through her hard work and determination. Selma Pierce was a humble,...
2020 was a rough year for nearly everyone, especially teens. The 2020-2021 ILead Youth Leadership Summit Committee, made up of young community leaders from local high schools, decided to do something about it by bringing “sunshine vibes” to the...
There was one person dead after it was all over.  Who died?What happened? Here’s what we know...members of the Polk County Interagency Narcotics Team shot an armed man after he ran into the Goodwill on Wednesday after an undercover drug sting....
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Save Oregons Trees!

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Republished from Issue 4 Volume 4 Oregon is known as a green state; we like trees an almost indecent amount, and there seems to be vegan stores on every corner. However, this is far from coincidental; So what keeps Oregon...
Teens who experiment with drugs and alcohol are more likely to develop an issue with substance abuse. A lot of teens who resolve to drugs or alcohol as a coping mechanism, probably have trouble at home or with other...

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