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Seeing the Wind and Capturing the Invisible October 31st, 2014 by Dave LaBelle

Recently, I took a slow walk in a rose garden and made a few pictures. But as I closed my eyes and breathed in the soothing fragrance, I was reminded how inadequate the camera is—especially the still camera—for capturing the...


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Nine Tips for Shooting Wildlife October 31st, 2014 by Curtis Condon

There is something alluring about photographing wildlife. Maybe it’s the excitement of stalking an animal. Or perhaps it’s the satisfaction of hanging an image captured in the wild on your wall. Whatever the attraction, here are nine tips to make...


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A Place in the Woods October 31st, 2014 by Victoria Hampton

  Former Portland Trail Blazer Larry Steele retreats to a slower pace of life in rural Oregon By Victoria Hampton Retirement can be a rude awakening for a professional athlete. Practices, games, public appearances and representing the team are part...


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A Mission to Remember October 31st, 2014 by Dianna Troyer

Missing in America Project honors near-forgotten veterans from across the country with a final salute By Dianna Troyer Veterans’ cremated remains have been found in the most unlikely places: an auctioned storage unit and an abandoned car. Their abandonment haunted...


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Plugged In: Engineering the Next Generation of Scientists October 16th, 2014 by Jennifer Brown

By Jennifer Brown Walk into an elementary school classroom, and you might hear the following: “Science is boring. What is engineering? Will I ever use this again in real life?” Every school year, electric utilities help students understand the importance of...


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September Story & Photo of the Month October 9th, 2014 by Duy Mai

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Photographing a Hero October 2nd, 2014 by Duy Mai

Most of us have heroes—people we admire and sometimes even seek to imitate. I have a few, most from a time long before I was born, but occasionally I discover a contemporary whose courage or character beckons me to learn...


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Quiet: Learning Zone October 2nd, 2014 by Sharon Naylor

Study habits improve with the right kind of environment By Sharon Naylor These days, children of all ages are assigned homework, and parents certainly want to help make every homework session as productive as possible. Achieving that goal often begins...


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Hunting and Fishing For Bargains October 2nd, 2014 by Curtis Condon

Bass Pro Shop, Cabela’s and REI may be the stores of choice for many outdoor enthusiasts, but thrift stores and garage sales are where it’s at when it comes to bagging bargains. Almost any type of outdoor gear can be...


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A Place to Honor October 2nd, 2014 by David LaBelle

An Oregon couple creates a memorial dedicated to Native American veterans By David LaBelle “It’s just something that had to be done,” insists 79-year-old Bill Stam, referring to the All Nations Native American Veterans Memorial he and his wife, Gwin,...