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  1. Mount Jefferson snapshot: A difficult, towering peakRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    Thomas Fountain, a 32-year-old from Keizer, died Sunday after falling 500 feet into a crevasse while climbing Mount Jefferson, a 10,495-foot peak that dominates the skyline in the north-central Oregon Cascades. Towering above Three Fingered Jack, Mount Washington and the Three Sisters, the mountain has difficult access and challenging terrain, making it a much less-frequented climbing destination than Mount Hood, the only taller mountain in Oregon.


  2. Valley Catholic soup competition brings nearly $19,000 to Sunshine PantryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | The Oregonian

    Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon present Sunshine Pantry with the proceeds of its Soups On competition. From left, Beaverton Mayor Denny Doyle, Sunshine Pantry Founder and Director Sharon Straus, Sister Delores Adelman and Sister Colleen Schmitt of the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon.


  3. Mt. Bachelor spiffs up bike park to match winter operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 |

    If ski resorts were people, many of them would be well into middle age. So what's there to do for excitement? Try something new! That's sort of where Mt.


  4. Diamond Lake once again faces tui chub threat; state should get ahead of the ballRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 |

    Its shoulders were stout, its football-shaped body long as a chinook salmon; a breathtaking fish lazily prowling rocky shallows below my perch atop a granite boulder on the shoreline of Lower Twin Lake. And every bit as large as several in the array of trophies up to 33-plus pounds displayed in Ken's Sporting Goods in town .


  5. Adults, children hospitalized after crash near SistersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 1 | The Oregonian

    Two adults and two children were taken to area hospitals after a crash on Oregon 20 near Hoodoo. At least wo adults and two children were taken to area hospitals after a multi-vehicle crash northwest of Sisters Sunday afternoon.


  6. Southern comedy 'Christmas Belles' comes to Mask & Mirror TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | The Courier Mailer

    The cast of "Christmas Belles" is, from left, James Montgomery, Janelle VanPelt, Diana LoVerso, Ted Schroeder, Patricia Romans, Andrea McGrady, Kari Trickey, Stephen Radley, Aurea Taylor, Virginia Kincaid and Michael Allen. Photo by Al Stewart Photography Mask & Mirror Community Theatre opens its regular 2015-2016 season with a hilarious Texas-style celebration of the upcoming holidays, "Christmas Belles."


  7. Best of central, east Oregon: desert rivers to high peaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 |

    Who needs the Rocky Mountains or the desert Southwest? Oregon has as fair amount of the same beauty in the central and eastern parts of the state. So, yes, plan your vacations far afield, but don't overlook what's right in our backyard.


  8. Soup's On competition: Beaverton police and Thai Bloom ladle out winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | The Courier Mailer

    Beaverton Police Department and Thai Bloom restaurant took home the top prizes at the Soup's On at Valley Catholic fundraiser for the Sunshine Pantry in Beaverton. Spicy chicken soups appealed to the palates of both celebrity media judges and the more than 350 people gathered at the Valley Catholic Athletic Center Saturday night.


  9. Chush Falls highlights hike into Three Sisters Wilderness along Whychus CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 |

    If you don't care how it's spelled, the hike to Chush Falls is a pleasant experience in the Three Sisters Wildernss Area of central Oregon. For whatever reason, when the longstanding, but offensive, name of Squaw Creek was changed a few years ago to Whychus Creek, the waterfall on said creek was named Chush Falls.


  10. Where to find fresh hop beers in OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 |

    It's September, and in the Pacific Northwest, that means taps at bars and festivals are filling up with fresh hop beers. Fresh hops, beers brewed with just-harvested hops trucked straight from the farm, have grown in popularity in the past few years, particularly in the Pacific Northwest, one of the world's few hop-growing regions.


  11. Best outdoor adventures in central Oregon Cascades, hiking to bikingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 |

    Snow-covered volcanoes, pristine lakes, ponderosa pines and trout-filled rivers make Central Oregon a mountain playground nonpareil. Kayaks, golf clubs, mountain bikes, fly rods -- you can't bring too many toys when you travel to Bend.


  12. Pacific Northwest's most gorgeous settings in photo showRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 |

    Red barn outside Joseph on the way from Imnaha, with Chief Joseph Mountain in the background, in Wallowa County, Oregon. Sunset view from Paulina Peak of Mount Bachelor, the Three Sisters and Broken Top in Newberry National Volcanic Monument in central Oregon's Deschutes National Forest and Deschutes County.


  13. Matsutake mushroom season at hand; four national forests set harvest protocolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 |

    Matsutake mushroom season opens on Tuesday, Sept. 8, on the Deschutes, Fremont-Winema, Umpqua and Willamette national forests.


  14. Central Oregon scam suspect on the hook for $140,000 state fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 |

    Oregon officials fined a Sisters woman who they say attracted hundreds of thousands of dollars from investors, but then spent the money on herself. A Central Oregon entrepreneur who raised $700,000 to fund various business ventures instead used the money to finance her own lavish lifestyle, including plastic surgery, limousine rides, a trip for six to Disney World and payments to a dating website for rich men and "aspiring women."


  15. English firefighters help on eastern Oregon's fire linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 |

    It was not in the original plan to put five firefighters from densely populated southern England on rural Oregon's fire lines Tuesday. They were simply able, willing and trained bodies that appeared when the Pacific Northwest's need for firefighters had outstripped the supply.


  16. Here's how to check wildfire conditions before going camping, hikingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Even though days can still be hot, the longer hours of darkness in August than July let the nights cool off nicely. The mosquito problem wanes with summer, also.


  17. Newberry National Volcanic Monument's 'seven wonders'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2015 |

    The Seven Wonders of Oregon has been a successful tourism promotion campaign staged by Travel Oregon over the past two years. The wonders are Crater Lake, Oregon coast, Mount Hood, Painted Hills, Smith Rock, Columbia gorge and the Wallowas.


  18. Oregon State Police: Fatigue could be factor in fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 |

    A crumbled car rests along the side of U.S. 20 west of Sisters, Ore., according to Oregon State Police. A 35-year-old man died at the scene of the accident July 24, 2015.


  19. El Ni o's effect on Central Oregon's dry desert farmers could be mild or wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 |

    In nearly 30 years of desert farming at the Big Falls Ranch north of Redmond, Rex Barber Jr. has seen dry years and wet years. "I have yet to see an average year,'' Barber said.


  20. Transgender Oregon veterans celebrate coming Pentagon shiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Brooke Hall had few career options when she graduated high school in Sisters, Ore., in 2001. Hall had a 3.7 GPA, but her parents were raising five kids on one teacher's salary and couldn't afford college.


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