William Loeffler is a playwright and journalist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He worked 15 years writing features for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. He has also written travel stories based on his trips to all seven continents. He and his wife, Michelle, ran the Boston Marathon in 2009.
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A Cottage Grove cyclist was hospitalized following a crash involving a semi-truck in Newport.
A three-part, $8.1 million road and park improvement project is set to begin later this spring in Cottage Grove. The Washington County Board of Commissioners on March 28 approved a cooperative agreement with the city of Cottage Grove for a new six-leg roundabout that would encompass the interchange of Keats Avenue, East Point Douglas Road and access ramps to and from Highway 61.
The body of a missing New Hope man was recovered from the Mississippi River near Grey Cloud Island Saturday evening.
A Cottage Grove townhouse less than a half-mile from an elementary school served as a brothel where women were forced to make a minimum $800 a day as prostitutes, prosecutors allege.
Those who drop in at Cottage Grove Floral or River Oaks Golf Course might recognize familiar places in certain paintings that adorn the walls.
The Washington County Board tables a resolution to dissolve the Counties Transit Improvement Board at its March 28 meeting.
Guitarist Joe Filipovich and Brazilian harmonica player Indiara Sfair will give a free concert April 5 from 8-11 p.m. at Opinion Brewing, 374 21st St. in Newport. Filipovich, a 2003 Park High School graduate, records and tours as a solo artist and with his blues band Crooked Dice. Sfair, a blues and jazz virtuoso, was born in the southern city of Curitiba in Brazil.
There may be more alarming things in a teenager's bedroom than piles of dirty socks or petrified pizza crusts.
Delaney Bourgoin has become the face of Advancement Via Individual Determination at South Washington Alternative High School. Or the first face, anyway.
Washington County is caught in the middle of a messy divorce.