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  1. Bat found in Sisters had rabies, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The Oregonian

    The Deschutes County Public Health Department said the tests were performed after a dog in Sisters was found with a dead bat in its mouth. The Oregon Health Authority said three other bats have tested positive for rabies so far this year.


  2. Smith Rock bike to be hidden Friday; Mt. Hood bike found by Ben SherwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 |

    The Smith Rock bike, known as the Smith Rocket, will be hidden Friday, June 26, somewhere at or near Smith Rock State Park in central Oregon. The first bike hidden was found Saturday at the Sandy Ridge Trail system, outside the Mount Hood National Forest on BLM land.


  3. 2 Oregon child sex abuse survivors among those who reach settlement with Japanese schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 |

    Two Oregon residents are among those who have reached a settlement in a lawsuit regarding decades-old child sexual abuse, according to Portland law firm Crew Janci . The settlement, reached out of court, is between the American School in Japan and 13 child sexual abuse survivors who were abused while studying there.


  4. Seven best hikes in 7 non-Wonders of OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 |

    With Travel Oregon about to begin giving away bikes for the 7 Wonders of Oregon, it's a good time to remind those marketing geniuses what they left off the wonders list. So, without further ado, here are seven great hikes in 7 non-Wonders of Oregon .


  5. Justin Harrer, Oregon State Beavers commit, goes to San Diego Padres in 18th roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 |

    Justin Harrer, shown above playing soccer for Sisters High School, went in the 18th round of the MLB Draft to the San Diego Padres on Wednesday. Oregon State recruit Justin Harrer went in the 18th round, 537th overall Wednesday to the San Diego Padres in the 2015 MLB Draft.


  6. Sisters Rodeo touts itself as 'Biggest Little Show in the World'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 |

    And in case you missed the first 74 years, you certainly don't want to miss this version of the Sisters Rodeo. It may not be the biggest rodeo in the world, but it could be the prettiest town in the world that has a rodeo.


  7. Travel Oregon's seven free bikes for 7 Wonders kicks off at Mount HoodRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 |

    The 7 bikes for the 7 Wonders of Oregon scavenger hunt will begin on Monday, June 15, with the first bike hidden somewhere in the Mount Hood area. One bike will be hidden weekly until Aug. 8. Following the Mount Hood launch, the free bike scavenger hunt will move to Smith Rock , the Painted Hills , the Wallowas , the Columbia River Gorge , the Oregon coast and will end at Crater Lake .


  8. Week ahead in spring sports: Playoff spotlight turns toward baseball, softballRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 |

    Class 6A playoffs, Monday-Wednesday-Friday : The 32-team field begins play with first-round action Monday. Winners advance to Wednesday's second round, followed by quarterfinals on Friday.


  9. Smith Rock heart attack (where is that bus?): Memorable moments in 7 Wonders of OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 |

    These climbing ratings are confusing to non-climbers. Suffice it to say that they go up exponentially, like the Richter scale does for earthquakes.


  10. 10 best Oregon trails to check off your list this spring, summerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 |

    Although Smith Rock State Park near Terrebonne in central Oregon is mostly known as a mecca for rock climbers, the hiking opportunities within the park are outstanding. Middle North Falls, 106 feet, on the North Fork of Silver Creek, one of the 10 waterfalls of Silver Falls State Park, near Silverton, Oregon, on April 2, 2015.


  11. 10 best spring hikes in central Oregon's high desertRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 |

    These are the best hikes, though these are more hiking areas than single hikes because most have has multiple trails. You could quadruple the length of spring break and not hike all the trails at these places.


  12. Whychus Creek Trail, riparian zone in central Oregon near Sisters damaged by vandalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 |

    Vandalism near Whychus Creek in central Oregon near Sisters is causing erosion into the creek and impacting stream banks and the scenic beauty of the area, according to news release from the Deschutes National Forest . Sometime more than a week ago, a volunteer river steward reported to the U.S. Forest Service that vandals had destroyed a scenic area near the Whychus Creek Trail.


  13. Honoring the valiant, distinguished life of Marlene Schmidt DuyckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 |

    Described as a woman "who spent her entire adult life devoting herself to her family and the church," Marlene Schmidt Duyck '59 received the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award from Valley Catholic School. Presented annually by Valley Catholic and the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon Foundation, the award is given to graduates who excel in their life's work, demonstrate a high standard of personal integrity, strive for excellence and live a valiant life.


  14. Reports detail fatal fall on Middle Sister outside BendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Before his fatal fall near the summit of Middle Sister , a Bend man told his climbing partner he was "bonking" - dizzy and running out of energy. Atop the 10,047-foot mountain in the dark close to 9:45 p.m. on Nov. 12, Benjamin "Ben" Newkirk, 39, and Ryan Burton, 25 - a pair of climbing buddies who took to the high country together almost every weekend - took a break so Newkirk could regain his bearings.


  15. 'Wild' adventures await on Oregon's Pacific Crest Trail: make your own hit movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 |

    Little Crater Lake, Mount Hood National Forest, Clackamas County. Scenes along the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail in Oregon.


  16. Tumalo State Park set beautifully on Deschutes River, with more geese than people in winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 |

    Canada geese seem more like a bonafide wildlife sighting when you see them in the snowbank along the Deschutes River in central Oregon than in a Willamette River park in Portland. Either way, the geese keep a wary eye on human intruders, standing their ground along the bank ready to jump in the water and swim away, should a person approach too closely.


  17. Pilot Butte State Park offers bird's-eye view of Bend, central Oregon volcanoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 |

    Down below, you're in a busy shopping district, then a residential neighborhood, as you drive to the parking lot. Up above, on top of Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint, you have the world at your feet.


  18. West Linn falls short in Schwab final; Lynnwood takes Shootout title: ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 |

    West Linn's three-point barrage not enough to overcome Montverde Academy in title game of Les Schwab Invitational Pendleton advances to Wilsonville Tournament final by making 26 of 32 free throws , including 18 of 21 in fourth quarter, in 63-58 win over Springfield Sisters routs Banks 47-24 to reach championship game of Sisters Holiday Tournament Joseph Smoyer's 29 points not enough for Franklin in 68-64 loss to West Albany in Abby's Holiday Classic Girls basketball Lynnwood throttles South Salem 59-38 for championship of Nike Interstate Shootout, becoming first Washington team to win title since 1995 South Medford knocked out in semifinals of tournament in California by St. Mary's of Stockton, ranked fifth in the nation After losing twice in final, Hermiston finally wins championship of Les Schwab bracket in Nike Interstate Shootout, beating Centennial 43-37 La Pine sets school record ... (more)


  19. Sisters embraces an urban amenity: A year-round food cartRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 |

    A few food carts could become a permanent fixture in downtown Sisters after a recent decision by the city approved them for a corner lot next to a bike and ski shop owned by Mayor Brad Boyd, whose term ends in January. Food carts within the city have been approved as temporary vendors in the past, but the application submitted by Boyd for the quarter-acre lot is the first time anyone has undergone a site plan review for a piece of property where the carts could be kept year-round.


  20. Giant cuckoo clock at PDX welcomes travelers, in a very Portland wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 |

    Travel Portland , the official destination marketing organization for the city of Portland, unveiled the centerpiece of its winter advertising campaign at Portland International Airport, December 18, 2014. A 24-foot tall, handcrafted cuckoo clock, recognized as the largest free-standing cuckoo clock in North America, looms over the south atrium between the A, B and C concourses, drawing stares, snapshots and squeals from passing travelers.


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