Riham Feshir is a reporter and photographer for the Woodbury Bulletin. Her coverage includes Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news.
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Designs for a new grocery store-anchored retail development aren't as vibrant, pedestrian friendly and out of the ordinary as one Woodbury advisory commissioner had thought.
Washington County is expected to see a jump in health care assistance next year, continued efforts to help neglected and abused children and an increase in family health home visits.
Washington County Sheriff's Office proposing new initiatives in $28 million budget.
Woodbury High School Principal Linda Plante won the first part of a legal dispute with District 833 last month and is now awaiting a human rights investigation ruling.
Washington County motorists will see a $5 tax increase on their license tab renewals starting in January, which will generate much-needed revenue for county road improvements, officials say.
Washington County officials are considering changes in park user fees to accommodate a growing number of visitors and additional operation costs.
The Newport Transit Station building estimated to cost about $600,000 attracted $1 million bids, forcing engineers to step back and reconsider the designs.
Washington County's developmental disabilities services program is a core, mandated service, and with 1,230 cases of children and adults, the numbers have been steadily increasing.
It’s scary enough for a bystander to witness a stranger going into cardiac arrest, let alone a son with his father. A Cottage Grove family was just getting home from a softball game between Park and Woodbury high schools when Tim Galloway began feeling chest pain. He didn’t think anything of it. He sat there on the couch ranting about his home team’s loss with his wife Lori and son Jesse. Suddenly the chest pains turned into something more and Tim went into cardiac arrest. Frantically running around trying to figure out what to do, Lori went to the kitchen to dial 911.
It's a field that requires a lot of patience, a belief that people can change and a passion for making a difference in someone's life. This week is national Probation and Parole Officer Week, marked by the American Probation and Parole Association to recognize their work across the country.