At 2:15 p.m. Thursday, March 5, Frank Gabriel stood on top of the world. After walking for eight days, up and down “insanely steep” terrain that often required him to crawl over boulders, ...


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Alpacas are coming to Vineyard Heights!

Friday, April 10th at 2:00 pm

Barbara and Randy Coleman will be bringing some of their herd to our community and plan to speak about the animals and their care. They will also talk about wools and fibers to engage all those interested in knitting and spinning. Check them out at www.wingsandaprayeralpacas.com 345 SW Hill Road McMinnville; 503.435.1000 activities@vineyardheightsassistedliving.com

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