Alter Wiener survived 35 months in Nazi forced labor and concentration camps through a combination of luck and prayer.
With an estimated 6 million Jewish people killed during the Holocaust, including 123 members of his own extended family, Wiener has lived with nightmares ever since.
The 87-year-old Portland resident and author presented a 75-minute talk with slides and answered questions from a small group at the Woodburn United Methodist Church Wednesday.
5/22/2013 12:07:27 PM)
UPDATE: Roughly 1,600 business and residential customers along Highway 99E in Woodburn lost power for nearly two hours Wednesday morning.
5/21/2013 10:15:22 PM)
The following are May 21 election results from the Marion County Board of Elections: Gervais School District (with nine of 10 precincts reporting) School board position 2: Lenthal Kaup, 43.
5/21/2013 2:43:13 PM)
Karen Davis-Lang is the newest addition to the Woodburn Independent staff.
5/21/2013 2:37:36 PM)
A Woodburn man was arrested Friday after his speeding car crashed into a school bus injuring six school children.
5/21/2013 2:36:15 PM)
The Woodburn School Board voted to hire Interim Superintendent Chuck Ransom as permanent superintendent at Thursday night’s regular board meeting.
5/21/2013 2:35:08 PM)
The Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation screened eyesight for Woodburn School District students in third, fifth and seventh grades.
5/21/2013 2:31:37 PM)
A 15-year-old boy was arrested early Monday morning following a hit-and-run accident and high-speed pursuit in a stolen car from Woodburn to Wilsonville.