Featured Stories

Other Pamplin Media Group sites

Immanuel Lutheran congregation participates in ALS bucket challenge

Pastor Dave Miller, center, of Woodburn Immanuel Lutheran Church challenged his congregation Sunday to raisPhoto Credit: COURTESY OF DAVE MILLER - Members of Woodburn Immanuel Lutheran Church dump water over Pastor Dave Miller's head during a fundraiser for ALS.e money for ALS by donating $10 and then dumping a bucket of ice water over his head. Members lined up after worship services and donated a total of $270. The ALS bucket challenge has become a viral hit, so far raising more than $79 million for the ALS foundation. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord.


Local Weather

Mostly Cloudy



Mostly Cloudy

Humidity: 100%

Wind: 0 mph

  • 6 Feb 2016

    Partly Cloudy 53°F 40°F

  • 7 Feb 2016

    Partly Cloudy 63°F 41°F