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Sports

McCormick Park nominated for Moda Assist Program award

McCormick Park nominated for Moda Assist Program award

March 27, 2020 South County Spotlight - Sports Matt Singledecker
The popular St. Helens recreational area leads in the race for Moda Assist honor
OSAA delays start of spring sports season

OSAA delays start of spring sports season

March 18, 2020 South County Spotlight - Sports Gabby Urenda
COVID-19 spread puts spring sports season in holding pattern, waiting game through April 28

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Opinion

Witt: With COVID-19, it's time to work together for family, friends and community

Witt: With COVID-19, it's time to work together for family, friends and community

March 25, 2020 South County Spotlight - Opinion Rep. Brad Witt
'If you must leave your home for work, to get groceries, or seek medical care, please adhere to social distancing guidelines of maintaining a six-foot distance from other people'
Letter: Appreciation for our grocery, supply chain workers during coronavirus crisis

Letter: Appreciation for our grocery, supply chain workers during coronavirus crisis

March 23, 2020 South County Spotlight - Opinion Tom Ford
'When we navigate the crowded isles with the clerks struggling to keep the shelves filled ... pause for just a moment and consider their efforts'

Features

State FFA Convention canceled in wake of new coronavirus rules

State FFA Convention canceled in wake of new coronavirus rules

March 12, 2020 South County Spotlight - Features Pamplin Media Group
The gathering won't be rescheduled, but students will still get to compete in rescheduled competitions.
Oregon Children's Theatre presents play with dark history

Oregon Children's Theatre presents play with dark history

February 18, 2020 South County Spotlight - Features Barb Randall
OCT show relives WWII internment of Japanese Americans and will open on Feb. 29.

Wheels

2020 Toyota Prius Prime Limited: The first hybrid learns new tricks

2020 Toyota Prius Prime Limited: The first hybrid learns new tricks

March 27, 2020 Jim Redden
Plug-in charging gives realistic around-town driving range before switching over to fuel-saving hybrid mode
Grand Prix of Portland delayed one week

Grand Prix of Portland delayed one week

March 27, 2020 Jim Redden
The rescheduled IndyCar race will now be held Friday to Sunday, Sept. 11 to 13, and all previously purcahsed tickets will be honored