The Smiths Move to Coburg

Dusty and Mollie Smith moved their family to a large grassy plot near Coburg. Instead of a city skyline, now the Smiths look out on a grassy field, a horse stable, and plenty of green trees. Dusty felt the change immediately after they moved. “We were living near Eugene,” he …

Helping Young Athletes Swim Upstream

You’ve probably heard KIDSPORTS’ radio ads starring Justin Herbert. Oregon’s dual-threat quarterback loves to vouch for the organization. He grew up playing multiple sports through KIDSPORTS and gives credit to them for helping him develop as an athlete and a student. KIDSPORTS is the top multi-sport provider in Lane County. …

High School Hero

On an ordinary day, Dylan Porter would have stayed at school after the final bell. He’d do some homework, visit with some friends, and get ready for wrestling practice. But on this chilly day in December, he decided to swing by home. It felt like an ordinary day. “I walked …

Casey, Our Community Canine

Casey the Fire Dog is a canine rock star. When the 5-year old Dalmatian trots into a classroom, elementary school kids squeal like the Beatles just touched down on the New York City tarmac. Casey seems to like it. He prances, he poses, he shows off his moves to rowdy …