No Doctor in the House

February 25, 2019

Rural communities struggle with shortage of medical providers As the head of the only medical clinic for 50 miles, Physician Assistant Sharon DeHart tends to the needs of more than 250 patients who live across a wide landscape of farms, ranches and a smattering of small towns in north-central Oregon.

At 69, Sharon is roaring toward retirement—if she can find her replacement.

For 10 years, Sharon has served as sole medical provider and administrator at the Deschutes Rim Health Clinic in Maupin, Oregon, and the job has taken a toll. The paperwork is …

Dresses for African Girls

February 25, 2019

Readers help turn retirement into a charitable cause After more than 40 years of working in the food and pharmacy industries, …

Photographing Friends

February 25, 2019

The last time I saw Rick, he was in his chilled, dark bedroom. He couldn’t take heat or light after …

Make Room for More Fishing Gear

January 25, 2019

It won’t be long now. Fishing retailers will start rolling out some of the biggest sales of the year later …

It’s Time for Brunch

Apple and Cheddar Tart 1 cup sharp cheese, grated 1 cup whole milk ½ cup heavy cream 1 egg, plus one egg yolk 1 refrigerated pie shell 3 medium apples Pinch of salt Heat oven to 350 F. Place …

Guilt-Free Treats

Creamy Banana Sorbet 2 bananas, frozen and chopped 1 teaspoon lime juice 2 tablespoons coconut cream (the thick part of canned coconut milk) 1 tablespoon maple syrup Place all ingredients in a high-powered blender. Blend on high until smooth …

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