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The New Age of Rural Health Care January 25th, 2016 by Lori Tobias

Technology, grants and innovative programs allow smaller, remote doctors and clinics to offer a higher level of service In 2002, Dr. Kevin Johnston had been on duty at Harney District Hospital in Burns, Oregon, only a month when a man...


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Creating a Healing Machine January 25th, 2016 by Anne Herman

Lead carver Ernie Jenner works on one of his creations for what he calls “The Healing Machine.” The city of North Bend, Washington, has a vision. It is a big vision that includes fun for residents and tourists, stimulating local...


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Electrifying Racing January 25th, 2016 by Susan Hess

Layer by layer, the 3D printer in AMRacing’s office built an aerodynamic wing profile for Chevrolet IndyCars. Co-owner Marty Schmitz will use the model to replicate the part in metal. The part is for an IndyCar. It is destined for...


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Ode to the Resealable Plastic Bag January 25th, 2016 by Curtis Condon

The resealable plastic bag is the niftiest outdoor essential since the pocketknife. My environmentally conscious friends may brand me a heretic when they read that, but it’s true. A baggie is the multitool of choice for packaging, organizing and rainproofing....


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Shooting Moving Water is a Challenge January 25th, 2016 by Dave LaBelle

How often have we stood in awe of one of nature’s breathtaking scenes and tried to capture it with a camera, only to be disappointed because our pictures did not feel like what we witnessed or felt? It is a...


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The World’s Oldest Cat December 25th, 2015 by Victoria Hampton

Filling every edition of the Guinness Book of World Records are amazing feats.  Some are captivatingly disturbing, others almost unbelievable. Among these accomplishments is a four-legged member of the Sisters, Oregon, community. For 26-year-old Corduroy the cat, having nine lives...


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Safety First on Country Backroads December 25th, 2015 by Curtis Condon

One of my favorite childhood memories is of my brothers and I cruising the backroads around our rural home on our bikes. However, it didn’t take long for us to learn that riding in the country—where shoulders are rocky and...


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Critique Honestly But Gently December 25th, 2015 by David Labelle

Many years ago, a pack of prankster photographers convinced me to play along with a joke on one of their co-workers who was anxious about attending a photography workshop and having her portfolio critiqued. They wanted me—if only for a...


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The King of Clydesdales December 25th, 2015 by Victoria Hampton

One of the most anticipated aspects of the Super Bowl is the commercials. Every year, Budweiser stands out among its competition with a minute-long commercial starring the one horse breed that has become synonymous with the company: the Clydesdale. Budweiser...


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Capturing the Drama of Nature December 25th, 2015 by Christopher Gaylord

Landscape and fine art photographer Dennis Frates lives for the moments that only come around once Sunlight reflected on a canyon wall above a small waterfall for a matter of minutes. The curvature of a dune’s spine in Death Valley just...