Link to Owner Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr.



Celebrate the opening of a youth recovery center, waving goodbye to Boones Ferry principal

Recovery center hosts celebration

In an effort to support youth struggling with Substance Use Disorder, Pam Pearce — a founder of Community Living Above — opened a recovery center for youth in West Linn. The opening celebration of the Family Inspired Recovery Center, an Alternative Peer Group for adolescents and their families, will be from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4. The center is housed at the West Linn Lutheran Church, 20390 Willamette Drive.

There will be several speakers including John Cates, industry leader for APG, local therapist Donny Write and a family who will share their personal story.

Since FIR is a nonprofit organization, funds raised during the event will go toward ensuring all who need the support receive it.

For more information on the event, to purchase tickets or be a table host or sponsor, visit

Boones Ferry principal takes new job in Reynolds School District

Angela Freeman, who was the principal at Boones Ferry Primary for the last three years, announced July 16 in an email to parents and community members that she would be taking a job as the executive director of schools for the Reynolds School District in the fall.

"This position offers me a natural next step toward my leadership goals. At this point in my career, my husband and I believe this is the right choice for our family," she said in the email. "Boones Ferry has and always will be a strong and high quality place for children to learn. I am honored to have been a Dragonfly. I thank you all for your support and most of all trusting me with the care and safety of your children."

The West Linn-Wilsonville School District is now in the process of hiring a new primary principal.

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