Author: Lauren Murphy

Saving more than just the children

Child sex trafficking has been thrust into the spot light with #SaveOurChildren, but awareness started long before the hashtag was trending. Organizations work with survivors, spread awareness and information on where to get help and some even execute rescue missions to get people out of the trafficking industry.  The Center[Read More…]

Keizer teen, her horse, 1st in wild makeover

Elisabeth Burleson and her mustang, Glimmer. The transition from being a youth to being a full-fledged adult can be long and awkward. After two years of competing in the youth division, Keizerite Elisabeth Burleson made the jump into the adult division of the Mustang Yearling Washington Youth competition – where[Read More…]

Order up

Malachi, Keyana, Markey and Monica Toombs snip the ceremonial ribbon with their family.  Chicken Shack staff members wait to serve visitors.  The Chicken Shack is open for dine in.