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Developer requests extension for Deschutes area wind farm

Project planned southeast of The Dalles near the Deschutes River

'Redmond 5' defendant gets resentencing hearing

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A defendant in the notorious "Redmond 5" murder case will seek a lighter sentence when he returns to court Tuesday after more than a decade behind bars.

Police name person of interest in Hillsboro death

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hillsboro police are looking for the boyfriend of a woman who was found stabbed to death in an apartment on Friday.

Bicyclist killed in crash near Rainier, Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a bicyclist has been killed in a hit-and-run crash along Highway 30 west of Rainier, Oregon.

Ex-mayor accused of theft from Ore. senior center

GOLD BEACH, Ore. (AP) — The treasurer of the Gold Beach Senior Center surrendered to authorities at the Curry County Jail after she was indicted on charges that she stole money from the organization.

Protesters who blocked coal shipment set for trial

Activist Ken Ward now lives in Oregon.

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Time to earn their green

South Wasco County volleyball brings new coach and new philosophy for 2014

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Editorial: Two-wheeled invasion

Yes, Wasco County will be invaded by around 2,200 bicyclists starting next weekend — but in a good way.

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Skip's trailhead: Oregon coast spices up family reunion

I don’t know about you, but I find most family reunions tedious at best. Not because of the folks I get to see once a year, but where we hold the reunion.

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Huskies getting back to its physical roots

Sherman set to use ground attack to wear teams down

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Extension cord: Take pears off the tree to ripen

Pears are one of my favorite fruits. I eat at least one a day at breakfast through the fall and winter. In fact I have my own pear tree that contains two varieties, Bartlett and Bosc that pollinate each other. But unlike apples I can’t eat the fruit right off the tree.

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Sherman County Fair 4-H Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion results

Sherman County Fair 4-H results.

Five things to know about Oregon's 2014 elections

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — By the time Oregonians cast their ballots, the issues and candidates will be well-known. Gov. John Kitzhaber's cowboy boots and Senate candidate Monica Wehby's surgeon scrubs will be all over television. But here are five things you might now know about the upcoming election:

Girl, 9, dies, was trapped in sand at Oregon beach

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (AP) — Police in the Oregon coastal town of Lincoln City say a 9-year-old girl trapped when a sand hole collapsed on her has died.

EU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Saturday were poised to impose new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine's president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole.

Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

BEIRUT (AP) — Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said, as the international organization risked being sucked further into the conflict.

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22 of 26 trapped gold miners rescued in Nicaragua

BONANZA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan rescuers have saved 22 of at least 26 workers trapped in a mine collapse and were working Saturday to free the rest, officials said.

Guard shoots, kills inmate; Pendleton prison on lockdown

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — An inmate at the state prison in Pendleton was shot and killed by a guard Friday while fighting in the yard.

AstroGraph for August 29, 2014

Surround yourself with colleagues who are as devoted as you are. They will assist you in charting the right course of action to reach your professional goals. Problems have a way of multiplying if given the chance, so you should deal with any troublesome issues as quickly as possible.

Everyday Cheapskate: Tricks that some retailers use to get us to spend more

Who knew that the male brain is hot-wired to believe if a price tag is printed in red, it’s a bargain — even if that item’s not on sale and it’s just the regular price? I didn’t, but I don’t doubt the Oxford University study that found men most often believe that if the tag is printed in red they are saving twice as much as when the very same price tag is displayed in black and white.

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