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

    Yesterday |

    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.


  2. Live Chat: Gladstone, North Bend battle in class 4A finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 |

    Playoff scores: North Bend def. La Grande 71-22, South Umpqua 42-13, Mazama 41-40; Gladstone def.


  3. Bend climber missing since Wednesday found dead near summit of Middle SisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | The Oregonian

    A multiday search for Benjamin Newkirk came to an end late Sunday morning when search and rescue found the missing climber, who fell off a ridge on Middle Sister on Wednesday, Nov. 12. "Knowledge of the mountain terrain as well aircraft surveillance assisted in locating Newkirk," according to a press release from the Lane County Sheriff's Office. He was found approximately 800 to 900 feet below where he fell.


  4. Search starts again for climber who reportedly fell down Middle SisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 |

    Searchers started looking again for a 39-year-old Bend climber who reportedly fell while nearing the summit of Middle Sister three days ago. Ben Newkirk has been missing since Wednesday at about 10 p.m. But winds up to 60 mph, whiteout conditions and frigid temperatures hampered search efforts on Thursday and Friday.


  5. Mt. Bachelor clears runs for new chairlift, looking for ways to get guests into new terrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 |

    Well, Mt. Bachelor waited, too. The central Oregon ski resort has the go-ahead from the Deschutes National Forest to build a new chairlift, but those kinds of big investments are usually made when money flows freely.


  6. McKenzie Pass Highway in Central Oregon closed until summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Oregonian

    A group of riders road along 1930s-era McKenzie Pass Highway in May 2009, in the magical time before the snow-surrounded road reopens to cars. Cyclists try to ride behind the closed gates shortly before they reopen to cars, when the road is likely to be clear of snow or nearly so.


  7. Henley's Lexi Healy, Phoenix girls prevail in 4A meet: 2014 Oregon state cross countryRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2014 |

    EUGENE Henley junior Lexi Healy held off Phoenix sophomore Danielle Jantzer for the second week in a row to win the OSAA Class 4A girls cross country championship Saturday at Lane Community College. Phoenix, the runner-up last season, won its first team title.


  8. Forest Service drops plans for two paved recreation trails in SistersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Oregonian

    In the face of determined resistance from rural subdivisions, the Forest Service has dropped plans this year for two paved trails originating in the Central Oregon mountain resort town Sisters. Residents of the subdivisions said the trails for pedestrians, runners and bicyclists would be too close to their homes, or putting it through the woods rather than along a highway where users would be visible could spook wildlife, causing more deer-vehicle collisions.


  9. Lose a llama? 3 found wandering east of MadrasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Oregonian

    Capt. Mark Heckathorn of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says it's unknown whether the two females and one male llama were abandoned or merely lost when they were discovered Tuesday. He says it appeared they had been wandering for some time.


  10. Tigard couple, baby killed in crash near Sisters 'loved everyone, and everyone loved them back'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | The Oregonian

    Three members of the Fefelov family from Tigard were killed Oct. 18 when the vehicle they were driving to a church retreat collided with an oncoming SUV. Pictured are, from left, are Mila, 7 months, Tiffany, 27, Fred, 34, and Ewan, 5, who was not involved in the crash.


  11. Central Oregon's Cascades Lakes Welcome Station construction beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 |

    The event will be held on Monday, Oct. 20, at 1 p.m. on the site of the future Welcome Station. The site is located off the Cascade Lakes Scenic Byway and Forest Road 41 .


  12. Conrad Engweiler, who murdered Sunset classmate in 1990, assigned parole officer in central OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | The Oregonian

    Conrad Engweiler , who was 15 when he raped and murdered his Sunset High School classmate, has been assigned a parole officer in central Oregon. After more than 24 years in custody, the 40-year-old is scheduled to be released from the Oregon State Correctional Institution in Salem within two weeks.


  13. Cabela's Ladies Day Out, Beaverton Arts Mix, Johnny Cash tribute and more: Westside weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 |

    Beaverton Civic Theatre's production of " Into the Woods " premieres at 7:30 p.m. Friday and runs on weekends through Saturday, Oct. 18. Beaverton Arts Mix , a 9-day art show and sale, will kick off at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Beaverton City Library. The new Cabela's in Tualatin is hosting a Ladies Day Out from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., which will include workshops on archery, fly tying and outdoor survival for families.


  14. Deschutes Land Trust expands Whychus Canyon Preserve, launches new fund-raising effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 |

    The Deschutes Land Trust has announced a three-year, $15 million campaign to complete its core conservation strategy for central Oregon's Whychus Creek, which flows off the Middle Sister volcano, past the town of Sisters and into the Deschutes River. The first phase of the campaign is complete, according to a news release announcing the campaign, with acquisition and permanent conservation of 480 additional acres that more than doubles the size of the Land Trust's Whychus Canyon Preserve.


  15. Company Camera: Removing a Whychus Creek damRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 |

    The Bulletin posted a video earlier this month about the removal of a diversion dam at Whychus Creek near Sisters. It's part of a project to restore about 13 miles of fish habitat, according to the newspaper's story about the removal.


  16. National Public Lands Day brings free recreation, service projects opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 |

    Development of the Cline Buttes Recreation Area in central Oregon continues Saturday, Sept. 27, when the Prineville BLM office organizes work parties on location, between Bend, Redmond and Sisters, in conjunction with National Public Lands Day.


  17. City of Beaverton, Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon host annual Soup's On tasting eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 |

    This butternut squash soup at Bethany's Table features apples, onions and smokey Rogue blue cheese. The annual Soup's On benefit for the Oregon Food Bank is coming up Oct. 4. A benefit for the Oregon Food Bank , the event is scheduled for Oct. 4 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Valley Catholic Athletic Center.


  18. Community Helpers donations as of September 28, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 |

    All Hands Raised received the following grants: $150,000 from Meyer Memorial Trust ; $50,000 from PGE Foundation ; $25,000 from the Oregon Community Foundation and Oregon Education Investment Board ; $15,000 from America's Promise Alliance ; $7,500 from The Standard; and $3,087 from Unitus Community Credit Union . Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation awarded the following grants to nonprofits in Deschutes Country: $10,000 each to Bethlehem Inn, The Giving Plate and NeighborhoodImpact ; $6,000 to MountainStar Family Relief Nursery ; and $5,000 each to Assistance League of Bend , Central Oregon Disability Support Network , Jericho Road , KIDS Center and Trinity Episcopal Church .


  19. Gerry Frank's picks: New fine dining spot in SistersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 |

    Western cuisine does not mean barbecue at newly-constructed Latigo . Tim Christman is executive chef and his wife Sucy is the general manager of their rustically elegant, fine dining establishment.


  20. Who brews the best beer in the Pacific Northwest? Find out at the 2014 Brew Cup in AstoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 |

    Beer made at Fort George Brewery in Astoria, home of the Pacific Northwest Brew Cup, taking over the coastal city next weekend. In some alternate universe, where America as we know it never happened and the Pacific Northwest is in the nation of Cascadia, our official national pastime would undoubtedly be brewing beer.


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