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

    Sunday Oct 4 | 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.


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

    Friday Sep 25 |

    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.


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

    Friday Sep 25 |

    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.


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

    Thursday Sep 17 |

    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.


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

    Wednesday Sep 9 |

    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.


  6. 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.


  7. 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."


  8. 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.


  9. 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.


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. 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.


  13. 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.


  14. Willamette National Forest officials restrict fires in wilderness areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 |

    If you like cooking and camping in wilderness areas at the Willamette National Forest, keep in mind fires will be prohibited beginning Friday, officials said. The wilderness areas include Opal Creek, Mt.


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

    Jun 22, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jun 22, 2015 |

    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.


  17. 2 Oregon child sex abuse survivors among those who reach settlement with Japanese schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 |

    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.


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

    Jun 7, 2015 |

    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 .


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

    Jun 10, 2015 |

    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.


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

    Jun 5, 2015 |

    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.


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