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  1. A sensational snowshoe expedition across McKenzie Pass in the 1920sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | The Oregonian

    That's as true today as it was in the 1920s, when state highway engineers experimented with rotary snowplows to find a way to clear U.S. Route 28 earlier in the season. In spring 1928, to get a first-hand look at the pass and the efforts to clear it, intrepid Oregonian reporter Edward M. Miller joined an expedition to cross it.


  2. How Oregon's mountains got their namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 |

    A quick note: To compile this list, I used the MacArthurs' "Oregon Geographic Names," sixth edition. A seventh edition has since been released, but this is the copy I have handy.


  3. On the market: The most expensive Oregon homes in each county haven't sold yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 |

    Does a hot market ensure every home will sell? No. Real estate pros will tell you that location, pricing and features determine whether a dwelling will find a buyer quickly or linger on the market.


  4. Think 1 foot of snow is bad? Be glad you don't live in central OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 |

    The latest storm brought more 7 inches to Bend -- bringing the on-the-ground total to 2 feet of snow. That's a record one-day measurement.


  5. Man sleeping in parked car dies from exhaust fumesRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2016 |

    The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office says a 39-year-old man who was a living in his car was found dead in the vehicle after he fell asleep with the engine running. Investigators concluded Edward Carlton Fones died of carbon monoxide poisoning.


  6. DocuSign founder joins Bend investment firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 |

    Sunset view from Paulina Peak of Mount Bachlor, the Three Sisters and Broken Top, near Bend. Seven Peaks Ventures said Tuesday it has added DocuSign founder Tom Gonser as the Bend investment firm's newest partner.


  7. On the market: The most expensive house in each Oregon countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | The Oregonian

    What's the best place to live in Oregon? It depends. Each of the state's 36 counties have distinctive features and home prices.


  8. California couple injured in crash near SistersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2016 | The Oregonian

    An Oregon State trooper was parked along Highway 20 west of Sisters around 10 a.m. when he saw a vehicle crash into a tree. The trooper and an off-duty paramedic approached the car and found the driver was not breathing and had no pulse.


  9. Pilot Butte is the community's viewpoint in BendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 |

    Pilot Butte is not a place for those seeking solitude. Hike, bike or drive to the summit of the 4,100-foot cinder cone on the east side of Bend, and you'll likely join at least a few dozen others - locals and tourists alike - all there for the same reasons: spectacular views and community.


  10. Forest service may limit use in Three Sisters Wilderness to preserve itRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 |

    Climbing to the summit of Oregon's third-tallest peak is supposed to be a wilderness experience, as the South Sister Climber Trail is located in the Three Sisters Wilderness. But when hundreds of other hikers are also trekking to the summit, it is hard to consider the climb as "an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man," as reads part of the Wilderness Act of 1964.


  11. Sublimity teen missing; search focuses on Three Sisters Wilderness AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 |

    Marion County officials are asking for help locating an 18-year-old Sublimity boy whose car was found near the Three Sisters Wilderness Area two days after he was last seen. Trevor Mitchell was reported missing to the Marion County Sheriff's Office on Sunday evening.


  12. Teen travels to Oregon to interview WWII vets before they're all goneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | The Oregonian

    As many teenagers are moving into dorms this week and preparing to make the journey into adulthood, Rishi Sharma has embarked on a different kind of journey. Sharma, 18, packed his car and drove from his hometown of Agoura Hills, north of Los Angeles, in pursuit of an interview with World War II veteran Robert Maxwell who lives in Bend.


  13. Soup's On 2016 at Valley Catholic: because no child should go to bed hungryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 |

    What do Wayne Garcia, news anchor for KPTV FOX12; Jenny Hansson, news anchor for KOIN6; Mark Katches, editor of The Oregonian/OregonLive ; Ed Langlois, editor of the Catholic Sentinel ; Rhonda Shelby, morning meteorologist for KATU; Matt Singledecker, sports editor of the Beaverton Valley Times ; Joe Smith, former business reporter for KGW-TV; and K.L. Wombacher, executive vice president and general manager of the Hillsboro Hops, have in common? They are all scheduled to serve as celebrity judges at Soup's On 2016, the popular fundraiser presented by the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon and the City of Beaverton to benefit the Sunshine Pantry and help fight hunger in our region.


  14. Suttle Lodge is bringing a taste of Portland to central OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | The Oregonian

    Getting away from Portland means leaving the congestion of the big city behind, but it doesn't have to mean ditching the food, cocktails and coffee as well - at least not anymore. This weekend marks the opening of The Suttle Lodge , a new getaway near Sisters that's adding more than a dash of Portland culture to the central Oregon getaway.


  15. Portland man climbs Oregon's 5 tallest mountains in one runRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 |

    Christof Teuscher, a 44-year-old associate professor at Portland State University, climbed Oregon's five tallest mountains in one run, completing the feat in 67 hours, 23 minutes in August, 2016. Most people would be satisfied climbing Oregon's tallest mountains in a lifetime -- Christof Teuscher decided to do them all at once.


  16. Bend woman died of blunt-force trauma; accused murderer remains jailed in Northern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 |

    Police in Bend say a body found off a rural highway has been identified as that of a young woman who went missing early Sunday. They say an autopsy revealed 23-year-old Kaylee Sawyer died of blunt-force trauma.


  17. Portland Metro Friday Traffic: Damp morning offers up wet streets; Steel Bridge lower deck closed to bikes/pedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 |

    Streets are still a bit damp and more rain is predicted to fall today for commuters. Take it easy out there and leave plenty of stopping distance.


  18. Gerry Frank's picks: Head to Sisters to check out new...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 |

    Oregon beer enthusiasts have one more reason to get excited this summer, especially in Sisters! With an abundance of breweries in Bend, Sisters tends to be overlooked when travelers search for beer-themed activities. At least that was the case until the opening of Hop in the Spa , a beer-centric spa that invites you to get some real R&R with one of their hop-infused spa treatments.


  19. Fire crews contain 30 percent of Akawana Fire in central OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 |

    Firefighters have contained 30 percent of the Akawana Fire in central Oregon, and hundreds of homes remain ready to evacuate at a moment's notice, a state Department of Forestry official said in an update Thursday. About 13 miles north of Sisters, the fire's estimated size dropped slightly to about 1,930 acres from 2,100, said Tom Fields, Forestry Department spokesman.


  20. Wind-driven wildfire threatening about 1,200 central Oregon homes, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 |

    A wind-driven wildfire is burning an estimated 2,000 acres and threatening about 1,200 homes in a central Oregon subdivision, prompting officials to put residents on an evacuation notice. The Akawana fire, reported Tuesday, is burning on private forest land about 13 miles north of Sisters, Oregon Department of Forestry officials said.


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