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REDMOND — Redmond officials have begun to discuss how best to manage the city’s 460acre park system, a job that’s now shared by two governing bodies. Katie Hammer, director of the Redmond Area Park and Recreation District, has fielded questions about her agency’s relationship with Redmond’s Parks Division for more than a decade. “The city develops and maintains parks inside city limits. The district develops and maintains parks outside city limits, and the district is 100 percent in charge of programming and scheduling,” Hammer said. “Not everyone knows who is who, so we field phone calls for city parks, and they answer calls for us

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As wolves continue to reestablish themselves in Oregon, a debate simmers over whether they are similar to the animals wiped out following state-sponsored hunts that ended in the 1940s. Many ranchers and critics of wolf revival say they’re bigger and nastier than the ones that once roamed the state. Supporters of wolves and those behind their reintroduction say those claims are overblown and are used to vilify the predator. As a rancher near Dayville, about 120 miles east of Bend, Harry Stangel, 66, doesn’t want to see wolf packs return to Central Oregon. He says the wolves are an exotic species. “It’s a Canadian wolf,” he said. “It’s not the wolf that (was) indigenous to Oregon and Idaho.” Oregon paid a bounty on wolves to spur the eradication of the native animal, which was troublesome for livestock growers. That practice ended in the 1940s. Federal wildlife managers reintroduced wolves into Idaho and Yellowstone National Park in 1995 and 1996, using wolves from the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta, said Ed Bangs, who oversaw the reintroduction effort for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service until retiring last summer. While the progenitors of the wolves that have spread into Oregon over the last four years are “Canadian” wolves, he said, they don’t have the diabolical characteristics claimed by their critics. “We’ve been hearing this for 20 years,” he said. “… It’s about people, it’s not really about wolves.” See Wolves / A4

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BEIJING — China announced a double-digit increase in military spending Sunday, a rise that comes amid an intensifying strategic rivalry between the United States and China in Asia and concerns in Washington about the secrecy surrounding the Chinese defense budget. The increase, reported at 11.2 percent, is in step with the increased pace of military spending by China over the past decade, but the official statement did not give details of what weapons systems China is developing or offer a description of military strategy beyond protection of the country’s sovereignty. See China / A5




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But while they’ve worked together reasonably well for the past 25 years, “there have been discussions in the past couple of years to combine the two,” Hammer said. See Parks / A5

about recreation programs.” Both sides have praised each other’s work. The city, for instance, was thrilled when the district agreed to help operate its downtown ice rink this winter.



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NEW YORK — It took eight years, 450 product sketches, 6,000 consumer tests and hundreds of millions of dollars for Procter & Gamble to create something that it hopes will be destroyed in the wash. Tide Pods are palm-size, liquid detergent-filled tablets that are designed to be tossed in the washer to take the measuring cups — and messiness — out of laundry. P&G says the product, which hit store shelves last month, is its biggest innovation in laundry in about a quarter of a century. Tide Pods aren’t the sexiest of inventions, but they illustrate how mature companies that are looking for growth often have to tweak things as mundane as soap and detergent. The story behind Tide Pods provides a window into the time, money and brainpower that goes into doing that. P&G, the maker of everything from Pampers diapers to Pantene shampoo, has built its 175-year history on creating things people need and then improving them. (Think: Ivory soap in 1879; the Swiffer Sweeper in 1999.) Each year, the company spends $2 billion on research and development and rolls out about 27 products worldwide — more than two a month. That focus on innovation has paid off. See Innovation / A4

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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin unnerved many Russians and foreigners alike when he announced in September that he wanted to switch places with his handpicked successor, President Dmitry Medvedev. Although Putin won back the presidency in the election on Sunday, his popularity is sagging, and Russians have taken to the streets in the largest anti-government demonstrations since the early 1990s. For more than a decade, Putin has portrayed himself as a plain-spoken tough guy who saved Russia from chaos — an image threatened by the current unrest. Let’s separate the man from the myths. 1. Putin’s election triumph will set him up to be president for life. It’s true that during his presidency and his tenure as prime minister, Putin has ruled Russia like a latter-day czar. He has ended direct elections for regional governors, subdued unruly oligarchs, marginalized political opposition, and neutered the Duma, the judiciary and the news media. But Putin’s neo-czarist system has been sputtering for some time. Slower economic growth, crime, corruption and a bloated bureaucracy have led many Russians to say “Dostali!” (“We are fed up!”) So after Putin announced his plans to return to the Kremlin, and activists with cellphone cameras documented ballotstuffing during Duma elections in December, something snapped. Subsequent street protests shattered Putin’s aura of invincibility and his image as a good czar. The ruling United Russia party, which took a drubbing at the polls, may be rebranded or dismantled. Medvedev, seeking to mollify the protesters, is reinstating elections for regional governorships; the incumbents will have every incentive to distance themselves from Moscow. This treacherous political environment will force Putin to govern with real give and take, something he’s hardly accustomed to. Some in Moscow’s chattering class even suggest that he could be forced from office in the next year or two and that he needs to start grooming a successor who can help him exit with dignity — and with immunity from prosecution. That may be wishful thinking, but Putin is now fighting for his political life. 2. Putin can use Russia’s vast energy resources as a political weapon. Russia’s oil and gas reserves have made the country fabulously wealthy and a crucial supplier for Europe and other energy markets. When a commercial dispute with Ukraine left hundreds of thousands shivering across Central and Eastern Europe in January 2006 after the Russian energy company Gazprom turned off the tap, many observers warned that energy had become Putin’s latest weapon. But the Russian economy is the real hostage. In 2011, revenue from oil and gas accounted for about half the federal budget, and raw materials made up more than 85 percent of ex-

Putin claims decisive victory MOSCOW — In an outcome long predicted, Russian voters overwhelmingly granted Vladimir Putin a six-year term as president on Sunday, setting the stage for a far more suspenseful post-election confrontation between Putin and opposition groups. “We have won,” Putin declared to a huge throng of supporters right outside the Kremlin walls, a tear running down his cheek. “We have gained a clean victory!” He added, “We won! Glory to Russia.” Putin has been Russia’s pre-eminent leader for 12 years, having served two terms as president from 2000 to 2008 before his current term as prime minister. But the prospect of more protests threatens to undercut his promise of stability. — New York Times News Service

ports. Thanks to a huge trade surplus, enormous currency reserves and an overvalued ruble, Russia’s domestic industries have become uncompetitive against imports — a textbook case of what economists call “Dutch disease.” Adding to these challenges are changes in the European natural gas market. With European gas demand depressed and stiff competition from cheaper liquefied natural gas from the Middle East and North Africa, Russia’s share of the E.U. gas market fell from 48 percent in 2001 to 34 percent in 2009. As government spending balloons because of a massive military buildup and Putin’s campaign promises of more robust social programs, Russia’s oil weapon will be increasingly pointed at itself. 3. Putin wants to re-create the Soviet Union. Putin’s 2005 statement that the collapse of the U.S.S.R. was “the greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the century” — along with Russia’s war with Georgia in 2008 — provoked fears about his designs on Russia’s neighbors. So have his hazy plans for a Eurasian Union consisting of former Soviet republics and the recent launch of a customs union with Kazakhstan and Belarus. Putin’s more ambitious plans for outright political union appeal mostly to older Russians nostalgic for the Soviet past. He knows that the leaders of neighboring countries aren’t going to hand over their sovereignty anytime soon. He also realizes that the relatively affluent Russian public doesn’t like forking over subsidies to support poorer neighbors or dealing with a flood of migrant workers. As Putin himself put it: “Whoever does not miss the Soviet Union has no heart. Whoever wants it back has no brain.” 4. A decisive Putin victory is a crushing blow for pro-democracy forces. It scarcely matters. Reliable polling data from the Levada Center show that 35 percent of voters are inclined to reject the legitimacy of Putin’s victory. With anti-government demon-

strations already planned for this week and Putin warning that opposition leaders are plotting to kill one of their own to discredit him, the stage is set for new confrontations. 5. Putin’s anti-Americanism will doom U.S. efforts to improve ties with Russia. Building rapport with Putin, who has never been shy about his anti-Americanism, is not going to be easy. He’s almost 10 years older than President Barack Obama and professes to use neither a cellphone nor the Internet. Dealings between the two men are unlikely to match the friendly tone of Obama’s meetings with Medvedev. Throw in recent angry exchanges over Syria, Iran and alleged American interference in Russian politics, and you have the makings of a contentious relationship. Yet Putin has shown he’s able to act pragmatically when it serves Russia’s interest. Witness his strong support for Washington after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, Russian votes in the United Nations Security Council in 2009 and 2010 to tighten sanctions on Iran, the 2010 New START nuclear arms reduction treaty and the creation of a supply corridor across Russian territory for U.S. forces in Afghanistan. There are plenty of important issues on the agenda — nuclear nonproliferation, terrorism, the dangerous situation in Pakistan and the wobbly global economy — on which U.S. and Russian interests more or less converge. An experienced leader such as Putin, who prides himself on being cold-hearted and calculating, surely figured that out long ago. – Andrew S. Weiss is the director of the RAND Center for Russia and Eurasia and served on the National Security Council staff during the Clinton administration.

Highlights: In 1770, the Boston Massacre took place as British soldiers who’d been taunted by a crowd of colonists opened fire, killing five people. In 1933, in German parliamentary elections, the Nazi Party won 44 percent of the vote; the Nazis joined with a conservative nationalist party to gain a slender majority in the Reichstag. In 1960, Cuban newspaper photographer Alberto Korda took the now-famous picture of guerrilla leader Ernesto “Che” Guevara during a memorial service in Havana for victims of a ship explosion. Elvis Presley was discharged from the U.S. Army. In 1979, NASA’s Voyager 1 space probe flew past Jupiter, sending back photographs of the planet and its moons. In 1982, comedian John Belushi was found dead of a drug overdose in a rented bungalow in Hollywood; he was 33. Ten years ago: California Rep. Gary Condit, dogged by the Chandra Levy scandal, lost a Democratic primary election to Dennis Cardoza. (In November 2010, Ingmar Guandique was convicted of killing Levy and was later sentenced to 60 years in prison.) Five years ago: A suicide car bomber turned a venerable Baghdad book market into a deadly inferno, killing some three dozen people. One year ago: Egyptians turned their anger toward ousted President Hosni Mubarak’s internal security apparatus, storming the agency’s main headquarters and other offices.

BIRTHDAYS Magician Penn Jillette is 57. Actress Adriana Barraza is 56. Rock singers Charlie and Craig Reid (The Proclaimers) are 50. Rock musician John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers) is 42. Actor Kevin Connolly is 38. Actress Jill Ritchie is 38. Actress Eva Mendes is 37. Model Niki Taylor is 37. — From wire reports



T S GOP elders start to lean toward Romney Obama urges Iran sanctions over rhetoric

New York Times News Service COLUMBUS, Ohio — A reluctant Republican Party is showing signs of rallying around Mitt Romney in the presidential race, with leading members of Congress and influential conservatives signaling that a coastto-coast burst of voting on

Super Tuesday should mark a moment to start concentrating on defeating President Barack Obama. Two leading fiscal conservatives declared their loyalties for the first time on Sunday, with one, Rep. Eric Cantor of Virginia, the majority leader, saying, “Mitt Romney

is the man for this year.” The other, Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, described Romney as “best equipped to solve the urgent problems before us.” John Ashcroft, the former Missouri governor and senator who served as attorney general under President

George W. Bush, is poised to join Romney’s team today. The endorsements come as the Romney campaign is pressing elected officials and activists in the 10 states that are voting Tuesday and those that do so in the following weeks to help nudge the contest toward a conclusion.

Saudi Arabia chastises Syrian regime The Associated Press BEIRUT — Saudi Arabia has said that Syrians have a right to take up arms to defend themselves against the regime and accuses the Damascus government of “imposing itself by force,” as concerns mount over a humanitarian crisis there. In a rare televised news conference on Sunday, Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal said the kingdom welcomed international efforts to broker a ceasefire in Syria but added that they have “failed to stop the massacres.” “Is there something greater than the right to defend oneself and to defend human rights?” he asked, adding that the Syrian people want to defend themselves. “The regime is not wanted by the people,” he said. “The regime is insisting on imposing itself by force on the Syrian people.” Saudi Arabia and Qatar have been discussing military aid to the Syrian opposition, but the U.S. and others have not advocated arming the rebels, in part out of fear it would create an even more bloody and prolonged conflict.

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama urged Israel and its most ardent American supporters Sunday to refrain from bellicose rhetoric toward Iran and to allow time for stiff economic sanctions to work against the Islamic Republic’s nuclear ambitions. As threats of an Israeli strike against Iran’s nuclear program increase, Obama argued that a military operation now would only strengthen Iran’s fragile diplomatic position and fail to end its uranium enrichment program permanently. Acknowledging that Iran’s clerical leadership may not respond to economic pressure, Obama assured the large audience of concerned Israeli supporters that he is willing to use “all elements of

American power” to prevent the Islamic Republic from developing a nuclear weapon. But, he said, diplomacy must first be allowed to run its course. “For the sake of Israel’s security, America’s security, and the peace and security of the world, now is not the time for bluster,” Obama told the annual policy conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC, a powerful lobbying group. “Now is the time to let our increased pressure sink in, and to sustain the broad international coalition that we have built.” Obama’s public argument for patience stands as a likely preview of the message he will deliver privately today when he meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House.

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Deepwater oil drilling U.S.-Afghan talks falter returns to Gulf and spreads on the issue of detainees New York Times News Service Nearly two years after an explosion on an oil platform killed 11 workers and sent millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, deepwater drilling has regained momentum in the Gulf and around the world. After a yearlong drilling moratorium, BP and other oil companies are intensi-

fying their exploration and production in the Gulf, which will soon surpass the levels sustained before the accident. Drilling is about to be expanded into Mexican and Cuban waters, beyond American controls, even though any accident would almost inevitably affect the United States. Oil companies are also moving into areas off the

coast of East Africa and the eastern Mediterranean. We need the oil,” said Amy Myers Jaffe, associate director of the Rice University energy program. “The industry will have to improve and regulators will have to adjust, but the public will have to deal with the risk of drilling in deep waters or get out of their cars.”

New York Times News Service KABUL, Afghanistan — The prospects for a longterm American strategic partnership with Afghanistan appeared to be dimming over the weekend, as negotiations foundered despite a new American willingness to move up the transfer of detention centers to the Afghans to as soon as six

months from now, Afghan and American officials said. The proposed timeline would be a substantial concession from an American position that even just weeks ago put off such a transfer into the indefinite future. President Hamid Karzai has stated repeatedly that he wants an immediate transfer of all detainees to Afghan control.



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Question of size While old-timers say Oregon’s native wolves were just slightly larger than a coyote, with males weighing about 80 pounds, there are reports on the Internet of wolves in Idaho weighing over 170 pounds, said Rod Childers, a rancher near Enterprise and chairman of the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association. “They are bigger, and they are going to demand more food,” he said. That food is deer, elk and, possibly, cattle. Bangs, who lives in Helena, Mont., said examinations of skulls from modern wolves and ancient wolves from Oregon show that today’s wolves in the West are bigger, but only by a matter of millimeters when it comes to the head size. That supports the scientific phenomenon of animals that live farther from the equator being larger than those close to it, because larger bodies hold heat better than smaller bodies. He said there are only a few samples of wolves from before they were wiped out in Oregon. “In the old days people were much more interested in killing than weighing them or studying them,” Bangs said. For the reintroduction, the Fish and Wildlife Service released 66 wolves into Idaho and Yellowstone in 1995 and 1996, he said. Those wolves were closely studied, as were the wolves in packs around Idaho, Montana and Oregon that have grown since. “All I know is we’ve weighed a couple of thousand of them and we’ve never had one that weighed over 145 pounds,” Bangs said, “Even with a belly full of meat.” Articles from January 1910 editions of The Bend Bulletin report from the Prineville Review about a large gray wolf killed for a $117.50 bounty after it continually attacked yearlings on the Crooked River near Prineville. The wolf was said to be “the largest ever seen in this part of the country, weighing about 120 pounds.” One of the articles referred to the “large brute” as a timber wolf. While there are still questions about whether wolves should be called timber wolves, tundra wolves or prairie wolves, Bangs said those names don’t divide subspecies. “They are all just gray wolves, but people call them names based on where they live,” Bangs said. “Wolves were here long before there was a Canada or United States or Alaska — so they are just wolves.” There are smaller wolves, with females weighing about 70 pounds and males about 80, found in Mexico, Bangs said. Federal wildlife managers reintroduced these wolves to Arizona and New Mexico in the late 1990s, but none have wandered into the Northwest.

Attitude check Along with being bigger, Stangel, the Dayville rancher, says the wolves moving back into Oregon are more bloodthirsty than the state’s longgone native wolves. For evidence he points to wolf attacks in Eastern Oregon, like the string of attacks that left nearly 30 sheep dead near Baker City in 2009. “They killed them for the hell of it,” he said. While such attacks may seem like instances where wolves are killing more animals than they’ll eat, the “surplus” killing doesn’t show the wolves are meaner, said John Stephenson, Fish and Wildlife Service wolf coordinator for Oregon. Domestic animals, particularly sheep, aren’t able to defend themselves. So attacks by wolves, cougars and domestic dogs can lead to high body counts, he said. While it can seem like wolves may be killing more meat than they’ll eat, people who find the dead domestic animals often run the wolves off before they finish eating or prevent them from returning to the kill. “I don’t think they are (killing) for fun,” Stephenson said.

Political animal Other rumors following wolves as they spread into Oregon are that they cluster in larger packs, carry deadly tapeworms and that there are

more of them than reported. Stephenson said all wolves look to form packs. Bangs said some do carry a tapeworm, but people are much more likely to acquire one from a domestic dog than a wolf. Stephenson said the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s estimate of a couple dozen wolves in the state is based on what it can verify. Stangel said he doesn’t trust state and federal information about wolves. “The government absolutely lies,” he said. As with many issues that become political, those on opposite sides of the wolf revival issue are searching for facts and figures to support their arguments, Bangs said. While many ranchers and wolf critics show photos of massive wolves, conservation and environmental groups favoring wolves bring up studies that show wolves bring a balance to ecosystems and other benefits. Those studies are backed by science, argues Sean Stevens, for Oregon Wild. He said wolf critics are looking for anything to make the animals now in Oregon seem different from those that were here before. “The more they can make it seem they are a different animal, the more it can seem that they don’t belong,” he said. The disagreements about wolves often lead back to their interaction with livestock and how people should respond if wolves, which are still protected by state and federal laws in most of Oregon, do kill cattle and sheep. “There is a reason pioneers got rid of wolves,” Bangs said. “They can be a real pain in the (butt) sometimes.” — Reporter: 541-617-7812,

Innovation Continued from A1 P&G says 98 percent of American households have at least one of its products in their cupboards, broom closets or bathrooms. And while about 15 to 20 percent of all new products succeed, P&G has claimed a 50 percent success rate. Four of the top 10 new consumer products in 2010 were made by P&G, according to research firm SymphonyIRI. “What they’ve gotten very good at is being able to understand consumer expectations,” says Robert Passikoff, president of Brand Keys Inc., a New York customer research firm. But improving things like window cleaner and toilet paper can take years. It also can cost hundreds of millions of dollars — or up to 100 percent of first-year sales — to develop, make and market them. And even then, new products are a tough sell to consumers. “You have to develop a product that is meaningfully better than the ones out there, which is tough because generally speaking consumer products work pretty well,” says Ali Dibadj, an analyst at Bernstein Research who follows P&G. “You then have to convince the consumer to try the product ... and then get that consumer to break their old habit to make a new one.”

First load: A product is born The laundry detergent industry, with $6.5 billion in annual sales, is always looking for the next big thing. Over the years, fruity scents were introduced, along with suds that work in cold water.

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There also were concentrated and super-concentrated detergents that need less packaging. Surveys and observations of 6,000 consumers found that more than a third dreaded doing laundry. A big reason: Many apartment dwellers hated lugging a seven-pound detergent bottle downstairs to the laundry room or a Laundromat. And many were confused about which detergent to use when they wash in different ways: in regular washers versus high-efficiency; in big loads or small; and in hot or cold water. “We knew people felt laundry was complicated,” says Alex Keith, vice president of P&G’s unit that makes laundry detergents and fabric softeners. So P&G set about creating a product that weighed less, cleaned better and could be used with any washing machine, any size load and in water at any temperature. Pod-like products had been on the market before. P&G introduced tablets filled with powder detergent in 2000, but yanked them from stores shelves two years later. The problem was that powder tablets didn’t al-

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Innovate, rinse, repeat Making the product was half the battle. Consumer testing is at the heart of product development for P&G, which has more than 25 facilities across the globe where people can use the

things it makes. The Beckett Ridge Innovation Center, about 30 minutes from P&G’s Cincinnati headquarters, is one. Inside, there’s a 3,000-square-foot grocery store packed with everything from Charmin diapers to Cascade dishwashing liquid. There’s also a 2,000-square-foot mock clapboard house where researchers analyze how people do laundry, wash dishes, take showers and change babies’ diapers. About 50 P&G researchers work at the center, watching and videotaping about 20,000 people each year in their “natural” environment. The testers are picked by third-party companies and paid based on the task they complete. “When we watch consumers in action, we can see things they can’t otherwise explain or articulate,” says Jessica Hall White, director of P&G’s unit that makes fabric care brands like Tide, Gain and Downy. Tide Pods entered a market that was already getting crowded. Henkel’s Purex UltraPacks and Sun Products’ All Mighty Pacs came out in February, too. And Church and Dwight plans to launch its Toss ‘N Done Power Packs— made of crystals — this month. John San Marco, an analyst with Janney Capital Markets, says P&G is at a slight disadvantage because it wasn’t first to market its product. But he believes Tide Pods are likely to hit their first-year sales goal. “It seems when Procter does anything in the laundry category, it makes a huge wave,” he says. Bend Redmond 541.388.2333 541.548.9159

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Civil War Continued from A1 The rise of American industry in the first half of the century meant factories could mass-produce clothes, boots and weapons. Telegraph lines enabled commanders to direct armies over multiple theaters. The wires carried bulletins from the front lines to distant newspaper presses. The public followed every battle, and, thus, the grand strategy of war had to factor in the shifts in public opinion — the perception of the war in the North, the South and across the Atlantic, where the traditional Great Powers weighed their options. And yet as modern and fantastic as it was, there was still something medieval about the Civil War. Soldiers fought with bayonets and carried swords to battle. Their weapons included lances and pikes. They relied on horses, mules and wagons. Medicine remained borderline barbaric. Amputations were conducted on the battlefield without anesthesia. President Abraham Lincoln was keenly aware that he lived in a technological society. He was a modern man, knifing into the future. He experienced the acceleration of technological progress more than most Americans because of the primitive nature of his birth in a log cabin on the frontier. The telegraph came along in 1844, and information suddenly no longer moved at the speed of a horse. Since earlier in the century, the ancient sources of power — wind, water, human and animal muscle — had been to a great extent supplanted by the miracle of steam. Lincoln saw these changes and approved. He was a technophile, curious about contraptions, a student of machines. He became a promoter of railroads and an eager user of the telegraph. As president, he was technologist in chief. Inventors banged on his door, wrote him letters, begged him for investment capital for their new weapons. “People knew that Lincoln was a technology geek,” says curator David Miller, who works in the gun room at the American History museum in Washington.

Parks Continued from A1 Should a single entity take charge of all parkland and park services, the move probably wouldn’t happen for a few years due to sagging tax rolls and the complexity of the process. But the most likely move would be for the city to transfer its assets to the district, where a park board could focus on maintaining and developing the land. The city made a similar move two years ago when it transferred responsibility for its fire department to an independent fire district. In that case, however, the city gave up a portion of its tax base to the district, which isn’t likely to happen in a park merger. The city’s Parks Division is part of the public works department. According to city Finance Manager Jason Neff, separating parks services from the city budget would be much more difficult than removing the fire district. “The fire district was clean because they were in their own fund,” Neff said. “With parks, you have operations. … You have to look at taking out the cemetery maybe, the facilities and maintenance, look at what would happen to (service development charges) and project dollars.” Neff estimates that city parks receive around $750,000 worth of funding each year, but that includes several shared services, such as maintenance workers, whose work extends beyond parks. City Councilor Shirlee Evans doesn’t believe the city can sacrifice any of its tax base in a merger. “And that is why I’m not in any way saying we should go out to float a levy right now,” Evans said. “We need to find a way to make everyone comfortable with this and make sure the parks will have the funding.” And for the district, which can levy up to $1.06 million in taxes, adding $750,000 worth of work without a levy lift would be impossible. So they’re starting slowly. Both the city and the district are trying to add budget lines this year for a shared parks planner, who could help with the parks systems while planning for a merger.

Lincoln would test-fire rifles sent to the White House. The telegraph office was Lincoln’s second home, and he would linger late into the night, hectoring generals to pursue the enemy. A president who controlled multiple theaters of war through the clipped diction of the telegraph mastered the art of the compressed message, which may help explain why the Gettysburg Address is not only short but impossible to cut. Even with the rise of a wired society, information remained sketchy. Entire armies still managed to move undetected behind mountain ranges. Reliable information could be elusive in crucial moments. Consider the story, available online at The Atlantic Web site, written in 1862 by Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., an editor for the (yes, very venerable) magazine. In September of that year, he learned, via a telegram delivered to his Boston home, that his son Oliver Jr. had been wounded in the battle of Antietam. Holmes sets out to find his son. From there, the narrative is extraordinarily long and digressive, but it offers a great deal of texture of American life in 1862 across a variety of landscapes. Holmes, for example, opines about what a nuisance it is to have an overly talkative neighbor during a train ride. It’s a comment that easily could have been written in the 21st century rather than the 19th. After much travel, Holmes reaches the Monocacy River, but the rebels have blown up the railroad bridge. He must switch to a horse-drawn wagon. Such is life in a between age: The preindustrial past is never far away. He can’t find his wounded son. He hears all kinds of rumors. Eventually, many thousands of words later, when they finally reunite in Harrisburg, he learns that his son had been holed up in Hagerstown, Md., under the care of some angelic women, just 10 miles from the Antietam battlefield when his father visited. And, thus, one sees the frustrations of life in a partially technological world. Information isn’t reliable. Everyone is still a little lost. You can’t find your wounded son to save your life.

Numbers • City of Redmond Parks Division: 363 acres of parks; approximately annual $750,000 operating budget • Redmond Area Park and Recreation District: 77 acres of parks plus an activity center and the Cascade Swim Center; levy of 37 cents per $1,000 assessed valuation for a total imposed tax of $1,055,568

Evans, an avid supporter of parks, is the liaison to the city’s Parks Commission and works to raise money for both city and district parks through the Redmond Parks Foundation. She says she isn’t opposed to sending the city’s assets off to the district. “I’m not like that where I need to be in charge of it,” Evans said. “I just want to see the best possible park facilities for Redmond.” Evans has made it clear she’s concerned that the city hasn’t done enough to keep up with a growing demand for parks in the area. In the past few months, the council has listened to a debate over horses in the Dry Canyon and a push to create a robust play structure for kids in town. If the city hadn’t eliminated the parks director position six years ago, said Evans, the situation today might be different. “Are those issues symptoms? Oh, yeah,” Evans said. “If we had a director, they would have been down there looking at things long ago. They would have seen that horses were there and come up with a solution for everyone.” The solution, Evans hopes, will come through the addition of a planner and, eventually, the removal of the city from the parks business. “It’s in the City Council goals to look at the ramifications of having a parks district which is better funded and in control of a parks district,” Evans said. “It is a few years out, but we have the framework, the skeleton, of a great park system. Now we need to figure out how to dress it up.” — Reporter: 541-617-7837,

China Continued from A1 And China analysts say the true figure is probably significantly higher, underreported because much of the military’s decision-making is kept opaque. Washington has pressed China to be more forthcoming about its military intentions, an openness that the Americans say is necessary in order to ease growing unease in a region where the U.S. maintains important alliances and treaty obligations. President Barack Obama declared in November that U.S. military interests in the Asia-Pacific region would be immune from cuts in the Pentagon budget, a commitment that was interpreted in Beijing as an inimical response to China’s growing power. For its part, China, heavily dependent on imported energy, has shown that it wants greater control of the sea lanes off its coast and wants to protect the heavily populated, increasingly wealthy cities on its eastern rim. This strategy along China’s periphery, known in Washington as “anti-access, area denial” has in turn prompted calls at the Pentagon for new weapons systems that can overcome China’s eventual ca-

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pabilities in its coastal waters. The spokesman of the National People’s Congress, Li Zhaoxing, said at a news conference on Sunday, a day before its annual conclave, that the military spending increase was in line with Chinese economic development. He added that, as a percentage of gross domestic product compared with other countries, specifically the U.S. and Britain, the increase was relatively low. The total defense budget for 2012 would be increased to $106 billion from $95.6 billion last year, he said. The Obama administration’s proposed defense spending for 2013 calls for a budget of $525.4 billion,

a cut of about $5 billion from 2012. Although Li said the budget covered research and development and new weapons systems as well as personnel costs, Western and Chinese analysts say the announcement represents an undercounting of the real expenditure. The Chinese navy, air force and the 2nd Artillery Corps, which runs the strategic nuclear forces, benefit most from the increased defense spending, experts in both countries say. Among the navy’s acquisitions are a new class of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines and more sophisti-


cated radar systems that allow for improved over-the-horizon targeting capability, according to the Pentagon’s 2011 report to Congress on the Chinese military. Vital elements of the Chinese military buildup, including cyberwarfare, space capabilities and foreign procurements, were not included in the announced budget, the analysts said. Because of the opaqueness of the Chinese military system and secrecy about the workings of the uppermost military body, the Central Military Commission, the real expenditures were not known, they said. Last year, the Pentagon estimated China would spend $160 billion instead of the announced $95.6 billion. But given the dearth of information, the Pentagon’s estimates of Chinese military spending were probably not reliable, according to Dennis Blasko, a former U.S. Army attache at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. “Whatever the true numbers may be, the Chinese military has a much larger pot of cash to spend on fewer troops than it did 15 years ago,” said Blasko, the author of “The Chinese Army Today: Tradition and Transformation for the 21st Century.”




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LOCAL BRIEFING Region may see more snow Skiers and snowboarders, rejoice: more snow is expected early this week. A cold front is expected to move into Central Oregon today, potentially bringing Inside more • Detailed snow to five-day the reforecast, gion. B6 The National Weather Service office in Pendleton is forecasting possible rain in the morning, changing to snow in the afternoon, with accumulations of one to four inches during the day. More snow could follow, bringing the possible total to between 5 and 6 inches in higher elevations such as Bend, Sisters and Sunriver, according to the weather service. “It’s definitely going to be good for the skiers,” said Ann Adams, an assistant forecaster with the weather service. Tuesday’s high is expected to be 35 degrees, with a 20 percent chance of more snow showers and a low of 16 degrees, according to the weather service. Temperatures are expected to inch up later in the week, though. Wednesday’s high is likely to reach 49 degrees, with a low of 26, and sunny skies. Thursday’s high could get up to 56, with a low of 31, and mostly clear skies. Friday’s high is forecast at 61 degrees, with an overnight low of 31 degrees. — Bulletin staff report

COCC works to overcome hillside accessibility issues By Patrick Cliff The Bulletin

As far as handicap accessibility is concerned, the great disadvantage of Central Oregon Community College’s campus is its location on the side of a hill. With few flat spots on campus, the college has had to deal with accessibility issues. A recent spate of construc-

tion, though, has helped COCC fix some of those issues. The Health Careers Building, set to open this fall, is the keystone of an accessible route from the lower end of campus to near its highest point. Elisa Jones, a COCC student with mild cerebral palsy, relies on a free, on-demand shuttle to make her way around campus. Jones said it

can be hard for her to negotiate the stairs and hilly sidewalks on campus. The shuttle is sometimes the only way for students with disabilities to get around campus. “It’s hard, especially for people in wheelchairs. They can get around, but imagine having to go up the hill,” Jones said. See COCC / B2

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Central Oregon Community College student Elisa Jones walks from Juniper Hall to a campus accessibility shuttle on her way to class Friday afternoon in Bend.

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Crook County pioneer queens, from left, Hazel Denton, 93, Fran Bristow, 78 — the current queen — and Blanche Harper, 81, share a laugh while talking with a group of visitors at their table during a potluck dinner honoring past and present Crook County pioneer queens at the Bowman Museum in Prineville on Sunday afternoon.

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he Crook County women who lined the table on Sunday, with their crowns shining and smiles spread across faces that embraced their age, were part of an annual tradition that recognizes longevity while also serving as a tribute to the county’s historical pioneer roots. Those women are “pioneer queens,” an honor bestowed on them by the Crook County Historical Society. Each year, a different pioneer queen is picked in Crook County, with a crowning at an annual picnic in August. On Sunday, the historical society’s potluck dinner and meeting at the Bowman Museum in Prineville served as a way to honor all pioneer queens, past and present. Not just any woman can bear the title. Pioneer queens must live in Crook County, be in good health and be at least 70 years old, said Jerry Brummer, a member of the committee that recommends candidates to the society’s board.

The Moss Brothers and Friends Band play folk music for diners during a potluck honoring Crook County’s pioneer queens at the Bowman Museum in Prineville on Sunday. Band members are, from left, Jozee Moss, 17; Karson Adams, 17; Wyatt Moss, 15; and Renee Moss, all of Prineville.

Their family tree is crucial too. They need to have direct ancestral lineage to pioneers who lived in Crook County before the county’s borders were drawn in 1916. “It’s a good way to keep the history of the area alive,” said Dennis Hardman, whose mother-in-law, Wilma Flegel, was the pioneer queen in 1998. It’s become a long-standing tradi-

tion in Crook County. The first pioneer queen was Celestine “Tine” Miller, crowned in 1937, said Eloise Brummer, Jerry Brummer’s wife. On Sunday, nine of the county’s 11 pioneer queens attended. Seventyeight-year-old Fran Bristow, of Prineville, is the current queen, and was picked in 2011. See Queens / B2

Bend Fire responds to 3 reports in about 3 hours Bulletin staff report The Bend Fire Department had a busy Sunday morning, responding to two fires and a third fire alarm over a threehour period. At 7:43 a.m., the fire department responded to a house fire at 636 Pioneer Loop on Bend’s northeast side. The fire started in an attic space and spread into several rooms. The fire’s cause was a single-walled flue for a pellet

stove that was located too close to the wood used to construct the attic, the department said. Damage to the house and contents was estimated at $70,000. Then, at 8:30 a.m., firefighters responded to a blaze in a garage of a fourplex condominium building at 61325 Sally Lane. The fire started in a garbage can and damaged a nearby shelving unit before the building’s sprinkler system extinguished it. The dam-

age was estimated at $550. Finally, at 10:51 a.m., firefighters responded to a report of smoke haze and the smell of smoke in The Shepherd’s House, a men’s shelter located at 1854 N.E. Division St. Tenants called 911 after noticing smoke in the building. The building was evacuated. Firefighters searched the building and didn’t find any fire damage, but found cigarette butts in a bathroom trash can.

The department determined that the most likely source of the odor was an occupant smoking in the bathroom, which isn’t allowed by the shelter’s policy or state law. Occupants were allowed back into the building. Because of the volume of fire calls, the Sunriver Fire Department was called in to help with coverage of the district, along with off-duty Bend firefighters.

It’s not unusual for students to take college-level courses in high school, but many tend to hesitate before committing to rigorous standardized programs such as Advanced Placement, said Crook County High School Principal Rocky Miner. Why? Because earning college credit through A.P. and International Baccalaureate courses is often harder than doing so by taking classes at a local community college or university, said Miner, who’s rolling out an A.P. plan that will, he hopes, appeal to more students. To get college credit for an A.P. course, students generally must pass an exam prepared and graded by the College Board — a national nonprofit organization responsible for SAT, ACT and A.P. testing. Because most students don’t pass these exams, Miner said, others may steer clear of A.P. classes. Passing the exam isn’t always necessary to receive college credit. Some colleges, said Miner, will award credits to students who pass a high school A.P. class, regardless of how they perform on the follow-up test. For instance, students who pass an A.P. statistics course that began at Crook County High last year received credit with the Oregon Institute of Technology. Students may opt to take the traditional A.P. exam as well. Next year, the school plans to add A.P. courses in history, literature, language and the sciences. Some of these — such as A.P. calculus — will offer the combined-credit option through partnerships with OIT and Eastern Oregon University. “So far, it’s been successful,” Miner said of A.P. statistics. “One of the reasons behind this is to increase academic rigor. We expect a byproduct of this will be improved ACT and SAT scores.” Providing two ways to collect college credit gives students an incentive to take challenging A.P. courses and keeps classes full. See A.P. courses / B2

“One of the reasons behind this is to increase academic rigor. And we expect a byproduct of this will be improved ACT and SAT scores.” — Rocky Miner, principal, Crook County High School



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Continued from B1 “With A.P. courses, sometimes enrollment isn’t high enough to justify the class,” Miner said. For those students who do choose to take A.P. exams, the benefits of passing can be significant. Many larger colleges won’t accept credit from local colleges, but will give credit to students who pass an A.P. exam, Miner said. Meanwhile, a high A.P. exam score often allows a student to bypass introductory coursework. To receive credit for an A.P. class, a student who takes the corresponding College Board exam must score at least a three or four on a five-point scale. In 2011, only 15 percent of Oregon students who took an A.P. exam received credit, according to College Board statistics. Miner said part of his goal is to keep such statistics from discouraging students. “We offer a number of college-level classes currently, but these will be college-level classes with an A.P. rigor,” he said. High schools in Redmond, Madras, Bend and La Pine offer A.P. or International Baccalaureate course options. Bend High School Principal H.D. Weddel says their addition has had a significant effect. “Whether our SAT scores have gone up because of A.P./ I.B., I can’t say if that directly correlates. I can say this: senior year has drastically changed for us, that we know. No longer are students trying to glide through. Whether it’s A.P. or I.B., these courses go a long way in preparing (students) for college.”

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COCC Continued from B1 COCC has added several accessible features to campus recently, spending more than $1 million total in federal stimulus money and proceeds from a $41.58 million bond voters approved in 2009. That money has paid for new sidewalks, ramps and railings across campus. The money also paid for elevators in six buildings, including Mazama, Pioneer and Grandview. Many of COCC’s oldest buildings were constructed with no consideration for handicap accessibility, according to Gene Zinkgraf, the college’s director of construction. Three years ago, the campus had five elevators in a dozen multi-story buildings. When the Health Careers and the Science Center buildings open this fall, COCC will have 13 elevators in 16 multi-story buildings, according to spokesman Ron Paradis. “Now, everything we do on campus ... connected to

building has (Americans with Disabilities Act) and accessibility issues right at top of the list,” Zinkgraf said. The accessible route will allow students and faculty to make their way from the tennis courts to Grandview, near the top of campus, without using stairs. Above College Way, students will enter the Health Careers building’s ground floor, take an elevator to the second floor and follow ADA-compatible sidewalks. In Pioneer Hall, another elevator will lead to more sidewalks and campus’ upper reaches. The new route will help Jones walk to parts of campus without using the shuttle. With the new accessible route nearly complete, Zinkgraf and others are beginning to plan similar routes that will lead horizontally across COCC. That planning is still in the early stages, Zinkgraf said. “Being in the location we’re in, we are very aware of the need for accessible routes for disabled students, staff and the public,” Zinkgraf said. — Reporter: 541-633-2161,

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Queens Continued from B1 “It’s been fun,” she said. “I’ve had a heyday.” Each year’s queen rides in the county’s annual Crooked River Roundup Parade. The queens are picked somewhat informally, as historical society members already know the families and ladies who have been around a long time. As a result, unlike other pageants for younger women, these pioneer queens aren’t looking for — or necessarily wanting — any attention. Elsie Simmons, 84, of Prineville, said she initially was reluctant when told she had been picked as the 2009 pioneer queen. She accepted the crown after being reminded that the honor was also for the pioneers. —Reporter: 541-977-7185,



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CORVALLIS — Amid a group of toddlers playing with toy dinosaurs, Samantha Blythe smiles at 3-year-old Owen Wood as he makes a letter T out of two wooden blocks. “T is for teacher,” she says, and the little boy nods his head. Blythe is an assistant teacher at Corvallis Community Children’s Centers Growing Oaks Center. “It’s a lot of fun. I like being around kids a lot,” she said. “They get to see me as just another one of the teachers rather than someone who’s different.” When Blythe was born, the bones in her hands and feet were fused together, “like little horse hooves,” she said. The 31-year-old Philomath native has Apert syndrome, in which bones of the skull, face, hands and feet do not form properly in utero, resulting in deformities. Blythe has undergone 49 surgeries to help correct her bone malformation. And there will be more to come, she said. “As I get older, my bones are going to deteriorate,” she said. In April, Blythe will have her 50th surgery, a hip replacement. Growing up in Philomath, Blythe said, she always felt accepted. While her disability does not allow her to play any high-impact sports, she joined the swim team and competed all four years in high school. “I wasn’t the fastest swimmer on the team, but when I would race everyone would cheer for me. The cheering would just get louder and louder,” she said. “It felt good.”

The Associated Press SEASIDE — Mitt Romney notched another Northwest victory Sunday, winning the straw poll conducted by Oregon Republicans at their annual Dorchester Conference. Romney received 52 percent of the event’s vote, followed by Rick Santorum with 26 percent. Newt Gingrich received 14 percent, and Ron Paul 6 percent, The Oregonian reported. Romney also won Washington state’s presidential caucus straw poll Saturday. About 400 people participated in Sunday’s vote, with the results capping a threeday conference that saw Oregon’s most prominent Republicans mingling with longtime party supporters. Amanda Cowan / Corvallis Gazette-Times

Samantha Blythe, of Corvallis, works with Owen Wood, 3, at Corvallis Community Children’s Centers Growing Oaks Center. Blythe has Apert syndrome, a bone disorder.

Her most frustrating time, she said, was a five-month stint in Australia while her mother, a professor at Oregon State University’s veterinary school, was on sabbatical. There, she said, she was bullied for her differences. Other kids laughed at the sight of her and played mean tricks on her. “It was the first time I experienced prejudice,” she said. “It was the hardest five months of my life.” Blythe said that how people reacted to her as a child molded her personality. “I used to be really sensitive and shy,” she said.

Today, however, she is an outgoing woman who enjoys her work at the day care center, helping teach children life lessons such as manners and how to share. Having overcome many hurdles, Blythe said she still experiences some social challenges. “A lot of people who don’t know me very well think I’m not mentally aware of my surroundings, and I am,” she said. For example, when she’s out with a friend, people tend to ask her friend questions about Blythe. “I can easily answer,” she

said. “Sometimes I speak up and answer the question.” Blythe said that living with disabilities has made her a much stronger person. “(Growing up) I would try to go near other kids, and they’d back away. I knew they were scared of me.” She has learned, though, that when she opens up to the kids in her classroom, the barriers begin to break down. “When they talk to me, it makes them less afraid,” she said. “I’m teaching them about diversity ... and the best moments are when they come up to me and give me a hug.”

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efore it turns public records into private records, the Legislature should demand overwhelming evidence that doing so will solve a significant problem.

When lawmakers voted last week to shield concealed weap-

ons permits from public view, no such evidence was offered. Sen. Ginny Burdick, D-Portland, made a compelling case against the measure, saying the records have long been public without any known instances in which anyone was harmed as a result. Open records, she pointed out, have allowed reporters to cross-check weapons permits with criminal records and find “alarming circumstances.� Nevertheless, vague worries about identity theft and public safety apparently convinced legislators to approve the bill. Meanwhile, another gun bill was wisely defeated. Senate Bill 1594 would have banned weapons on university or school grounds. Lawmakers acknowledged that violence in schools is an issue, but apparently agreed with those who said such a bill would be ineffective in addressing problems usually caused by teens who have obtained guns illegally. (Oregon’s Higher Education Board is considering a separate proposal that

would impose a gun ban on university campuses for faculty, students who live in dorms, some vendors and those who buy tickets to sporting events.) Gov. John Kitzhaber, nicknamed “Dr. No� for his many vetoes during his previous gubernatorial tenure, should live up to that reputation and kill the bill making concealed weapons permits private. The measure does include some limited disclosure options. It would allow the release of records to be ordered by courts or allowed by the permit holder. There are also provisions for limited information to be given to crime victims and to reporters checking on people convicted of a crime. Those are far better than nothing, but they put the onus in the wrong place. It is those who want to restrict access to public documents who should prove, case by case, that it’s necessary.

Ironies abound in latest on spotted owl


he Obama administration, charged with enforcing the Endangered Species Act, has come to a conclusion about the northern spotted owl that, once irony is overcome, makes sense. It will beef up logging in Western Oregon and “remove� barred owls from spotted owl habitat. Removing barred owls is necessary because the birds, larger and more aggressive than their spotted cousins, have moved into spotted owl territory, competing successfully for food and nesting sites. The barred owl’s intrusion is at least partly responsible for the continued decline of northern spotted owls, despite their protection under the Endangered Species Act. Today, scientists say, only about 7,000 to 10,000 of the birds remain. So how will the barred owls be removed? Some will be trapped and taken elsewhere. Others will be killed, and therein lies the irony. To save one species of owl, the government will kill another. That’s right up there with the annual spring sight of sea lions (protected under the Marine Mammal Act) eating salmon (protected by the Endangered Species Act) below Bonneville dam on the Columbia River. Work to save one and you

harm the other, and the lawyers have a field day. Still, the administration’s plans do hold the promise of improving the situation. Recognizing that the single-age, single-species forests in Western Oregon aren’t prime territory for the owl, the administration plans to manage timberlands far more aggressively than has been done since the owl was listed nearly 21 years ago. They’ll thin and do the other things necessary to return the forests to health. Meanwhile, Rep. Greg Walden, R-Hood River, has been working for years to bring sense to the management of Oregon’s forest lands. He’s seen the devastation wildfires cause, and he knows that badly overcrowded forests are fire disasters waiting to happen. That it would take a Democratic president to see the logic in that is ironic, indeed. The administration still has to begin executing its new plan, and to do so it no doubt will have to win in court several times over. With luck, it will be successful in persuading judges its science is sound. We hope so. It would be nice to see some sense return to the way Oregon’s forest lands are managed.

There’s more to fish passage issue By Dean Grover nce again a Bulletin editorial has distilled a complex natural resource conservation issue down to a simple grade-school mathematical equation in order to justify the paper’s ultra-conservative perspective on social and economic issues. “Let’s see, if you divide the $100 million investment in fish recovery in the upper Deschutes by the 30 adult fish that have returned to the fish trap thus far, you get over $3 million per fish.� The editor then takes it a step further by implying that this is a huge waste of money when you can go down to Safeway and buy farmed Atlantic salmon for $8 a pound. Perhaps if the editor had read one of the many articles The Bulletin’s reporters have written on the subject in the last decade, he or she would have been able to provide readers with a more objective view of the fish reintroduction effort. Failing that, I guess it is up to other interested parties to ensure that all sides of important issues such as this are vetted within The Bulletin’s pages. Some points The Bulletin may have overlooked in its research for the Feb. 17 editorial: 1. The $100 million noted was mostly spent on the Selective Water Withdrawal (SWW) system in Lake Billy Chinook. The SWW was built not only to help pass fish but also to restore water temperatures downstream that were changed when the hydro project went on line. Thus, this system not only benefits up-


IN MY VIEW stream fishery resources but downstream resources as well. You might want to figure those benefits into your cost-benefit analysis. 2. Everyone (agencies, conservation groups, PGE and the Warm Springs Tribes) involved in the reintroduction effort knew at the outset that it was a long-term effort. True population recovery will take many generations of fish returning to (and being passed over) the dam. The Pelton Round Butte FERC License is for 50 years, not the half-dozen or so years that have passed to date. It might be a bit premature to apply a “cost per fish� figure at this point in the process. 3. The failure of fish passage at the original facility was due to a lack of understanding of current movements through Lake Billy Chinook relative to the siting and size of fish collection facilities planned for the reservoir. That was almost 50 years ago. A lot of research into facility design and reservoir limnology has taken place in the interim and the “state-of-the-art� facilities at Round Butte Dam are the result of that research. Although there is still the possibility that passage may not succeed, parties involved in the licensing are encouraged by the results to date both in terms of downstream smolt numbers and upstream returns. 4. Loss of habitat was identified as one of the primary drivers in fish population declines in the Northwest and the eventual federal list-

This system not only benefits upstream fishery resources but downstream resources as well. ing of many of these populations. The Deschutes is only one of many hydroelectric projects in the Northwest where new licenses incorporate new fish passage facilities to address the habitat loss issue. Other river systems with operating or planned passage structures include the North Umpqua, the Mackenzie, the Lewis, the Cowlitz, the Sultan and the Pend Orielle, to name a few. The Deschutes River has more good-quality fish habitat upstream of the project than any of these other rivers. Would The Bulletin have preferred that the 250 or so accessible miles upstream of the project be ignored for the next 50 years of the project’s new license? Editorial page space limitations prevent me from addressing The Bulletin’s “cheap farmed salmon� argument or the potential economic benefits that might accrue to Central Oregon communities if fish passage is successful. In closing, I would just hope that other subscribers read The Bulletin’s editorials with a grain of salt as I do and realize that an editorial is basically an opinion and not necessarily fact. — Dean Grover lives in Bend.

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It’s time to upgrade the U.S. voter registration system By Rebecca Rimel McClatchy-Tribune News Service


atalogues, credit card offers and college alumni newsletters always seem to find us when we move. Many Americans — one in four — assume their voter registrations also keep up. Not so. The “world’s greatest democracy� still largely depends on an outdated and inefficient voter registration system, using handwritten paper forms and manual data entry, that is curiously resistant to modern technology and cannot keep up with our mobile society. While many public transactions with government today can be done effectively through technology — paying taxes or parking tickets, renewing a driver’s license — many states lack a way for voters to conveniently register or update their voter registration online. By failing to adopt modern technology and techniques commonly used in the private sector today, our

voter registration systems are plagued with errors and inefficiencies, wasting taxpayer dollars, undermining voter confidence and fueling partisan fights over the integrity of our elections. A recent Pew report underscores the need for a fundamental upgrade of our system: More than 50 million eligible citizens — one in four — remain unregistered. Some 24 million voter registrations — one in eight — are no longer valid or are significantly inaccurate. About 12 million voter records have incorrect addresses, indicating that either the voters have moved or errors in the file make it unlikely the U.S. Postal Service can reach them. Some 2.75 million people have registrations in more than one state. And more than 1.8 million Americans currently listed as voters are deceased. Voter registration is the gateway to our democracy. But our current voter registration system was better suited

for the 19th century when Americans mostly stayed put for decades. Today, about one in eight Americans moved during each of the 2008 and 2010 election years. U.S. military personnel and young people are even more transient. Many voters do not realize they need to update their registrations, and only about half know they can do so at the motor vehicles office. What’s more, the voter registration process still relies on paper and mail. Applicants fill out paper forms and flood election offices with millions of paper registration applications, often from third-party voter registration drives. Election officials need to decipher and input the handwritten data manually, usually on tight deadlines in the weeks preceding a major election. While Oregon’s state and local taxpayers spent more than $4 per active voter to process registrations in 2008, Canada, using modern technology, spends 35 cents.

Fortunately, state leaders from across the country, from both parties, are beginning to seize on available technology and proven solutions to make their voter systems more accurate, efficient and cost-effective. Colorado, Delaware, Maryland, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Virginia and Washington are teaming to establish a data center that will compare registration lists with other data sources to broaden the base of information used to update and verify voter rolls. With this stronger voter data, they are adopting proven techniques and security protocols to better identify inaccurate and out-of-date records so that election officials can clean up the lists, while also identifying eligible citizens who are not registered and making it more convenient for them to do so. State officials also have found that enabling voters to submit their information online produces more accurate information at a lower cost.

Consider that Maricopa County, Ariz., saved more than $1 million in five years by providing online voter registration instead of paper and manual data entry. Each online registration costs three cents to process, on average, compared with 83 cents per paper form. The intense public debate today about the role of government demands an electoral system that allows the fullest level of public engagement while protecting the integrity of the electoral process. Across the globe, people are fighting and dying for the right to vote, inspired by our system. Our citizens deserve the opportunity to voice their views through the right to vote. Let’s guarantee that right by helping our state election officials bring the nation’s voter registration system — finally — into the 21st century. — Rebecca Rimel is president of Pew Charitable Trusts.


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Wilson’s theory of ‘broken windows’ used to fight crime gee men” who confronted motorists. And some researchers James Q. Wilson, a wide- have questioned the efficacy ranging social scientist whose of the program, saying that “broken windows” theory other factors, including the of law enforcement laid the waning of the crack epidemic, groundwork for crime reduc- were more responsible for the tion programs in New York, declining crime rate than the Los Angeles and other cities, “broken windows” approach, died Friday in Boston. He was which was first espoused by 80. Wilson and George Kelling The cause was com— a criminologist who plications of leukemia, FEATURED had studied foot pahis son, Matthew, in Newark, N.J. OBITUARY trols said. — in 1982 in an article Wilson, who taught in The Atlantic. government at Harvard The theory is psyfor more than two dechologically based. It cades, was the author proceeds from the preof disquisitions on polisumption — supported tics, the family, the naby research — that ture of bureaucracies, Wilson residents’ perceptions and virtue and vice that of the relative safety of both countered and their neighborhood are steered intellectual trends. based not on whether there is He was best known for his actually a high rate of crime, research on the behavior of but on whether the neighborpolice officers and lawbreak- hood appears to be well-tenders. Probably his most influ- ed — that is, whether its resiential theory holds that when dents hold it in mutual regard, the police emphasize the uphold the locally accepted maintenance of order rather obligations of civility, and outthan the piecemeal pursuit of wardly disdain the flouting of rapists, murderers and car- those obligations. jackers, concentrating on less In Wilson’s metaphor — threatening though often ille- Kelling gave Wilson credit for gal disturbances in the fabric it — when a window is broken of urban life like street-cor- and someone fixes it, that is a ner drug-dealing, graffiti and sign that disorder will not be subway turnstile-jumping, tolerated. But “one unrepaired the rate of more serious crime broken window,” they wrote, goes down. “is a signal that no one cares, Such a strategy became a and so breaking more wincornerstone of the “quality of dows costs nothing.” life” crime-reduction program The authors argued that acts in the 1990s of Mayor Rudolph of criminality are fostered by Giuliani of New York and his such an “untended” environfirst police commissioner, Wil- ment, and that the solution is liam Bratton. thus to tend it by being intolerBratton had earlier adopted ant of the smallest illegalities. techniques complementary to The wish “to ‘decriminalWilson’s ideas when he was ize’ disreputable behavior that police commissioner in Bos- ‘harms no one’ — and thus ton. They included more offi- remove the ultimate sanction cers on foot patrol and a sys- the police can employ to maintem known as CompStat that tain neighborhood order — is, held police captains account- we think, a mistake,” Wilson able on a daily basis for spikes and Kelling wrote. “Arrestin crime and disorder in their ing a single drunk or a single precincts. vagrant who has harmed no During Giuliani’s tenure, identifiable person seems unfrom 1994 to 2001, the rate of just, and in a sense it is. But violent felonies plunged, am- failing to do anything about a plifying his reputation as a score of drunks or a hundred crime-fighter — he had been vagrants may destroy an ena prosecutor — and increasing tire community.” his popularity. “A particular rule that Bratton left New York to seems to make sense in the inbecome commissioner in Los dividual case makes no sense Angeles, where crime also when it is made a universal fell. rule and applied to all cases,” Wilson’s theory and its ap- they added. “It makes no plication have had their critics. sense because it fails to take Some accused Giuliani and into account the connection Bratton of waging an overly between one broken window aggressive campaign against left untended and a thousand panhandlers and the “squee- broken windows.” By Bruce Weber

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Scientists study fat content in St. Helens elk herd

D E  Deaths of note from around the world: John Panelli, 85: Ex-Notre Dame running back and NFL player. Died Friday in Royal Oak, Mich., after a sudden illness. Alex Webster, 80: Powerful running back who helped propel the Giants to six division titles and an NFL championship in the late 1950s and early ’60s and later coached the team. Died Saturday in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Edward Shanbrom, 87: Pioneering hematologist who helped develop a breakthrough treatment for hemophilia and on his own devised a critical blood-cleaning process that uses detergents to remove viruses from blood plasma. Died Feb. 20 in Tustin, Calif., of natural causes. Ronnie Montrose, 64: Lead guitarist of the band that bore his name and who performed with some of rock’s heavy hitters. Died Saturday in Millbrae, Calif. Gary W. Kubly, 68: Democrat and state senator from Granite Falls, Minn. Died Friday in St. Paul, Minn., of complications from Lou Gehrig’s disease.


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University of Oregon student Awab Alrawe talks about his experiences growing up in Baghdad, Iraq, on the UO campus in Eugene.

UO hosts Iraqi students on oil companies’ dime By Diane Dietz The Register-Guard (Eugene)

EUGENE — The first of the Iraqi students arrived in Eugene in 2009 in the form of Awab Alrawe, a young refugee from the mayhem and killing in Baghdad. He was the lone Iraqi among 24,000 students on the University of Oregon campus until last fall, when 15 juniors from the University of Basrah arrived for a yearlong study of English to prepare them to work in the reviving Iraqi oil industry. Earlier this month, Saleh Najim, the British-educated chancellor of the University of Basrah, paid a visit to acting UO President Bob Berdahl. In a separate initiative, the Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education is sending even more students — at least 4,000 — to study abroad next year in a bid to rebuild the country’s educated and professional classes. A yetto-be determined number of those will travel the 7,000 miles to the UO campus, Najim said. “Some people thought it would be like a big beautiful city and a friendly place,” Alrawe said. “Others thought the opposite. I didn’t really think anything. I said, ‘I’ll go there.’” When Alrawe grew up in Baghdad in the early 1990s — after the first Gulf War — he was told by governmentcontrolled TV and his grade school curriculum that the United States was evil. “That’s what I was taught,” he said. “The United States, Israel and Iran are the triangle of evil.” Alrawe is the son of a geologist and a petroleum engineer. They were afraid to contradict the narrow view that their young son was taught at school because they were at the mercy of Saddam Hussein’s security apparatus. They were afraid of what he would repeat at school. “They were very careful. They just said: ‘Don’t believe all of what you hear,’” he recalled. Alrawe was 13 when the United States unleashed its “shock and awe” bombing campaign on Baghdad. The family was unhurt, having earlier fled to the home of a relative in the suburbs. When the bombs fell, something broke open in his family, Alrawe remembers. “I was bombarded by stories from my father and family. They felt that this was the end of the regime so they shouldn’t be afraid to tell anything.” Their consensus was: “Whatever comes in, it’s not going to be worse than Saddam.” Yet within a year, a hostile militia had taken over their Baghdad neighborhood and threatened Alrawe’s father. So the family fled to Syria, as did 2 million other Iraqis. When Alrawe finished high school, just before he was to go back to Baghdad, he was put in touch with two New Yorkers, Gabe Huck and Theresa Kubasak, founders of the Iraqi

“(My parents) didn’t know what the situation was for an Iraqi to be in the U.S. They were afraid mostly because of the war — if there would be (lingering) hostilities.” — Awab Alrawe, Iraqi exchange student, University of Oregon

Student Project, which sends war-displaced Iraqi students to U.S. universities. Since 2007, the organization has persuaded 35 U.S. universities, including the UO, to grant tuition waivers to 50 Iraqi students. “We want to make reparation for the damage we did to the country,” said Robert Rosser, stateside director of the Iraqi Student Project. Huck and Kubasak live in Damascus and spend a year with each candidate student, boosting their English, lining up visas and applying to the U.S. universities. The students sign a promise that they’ll stay at the U.S. universities — and not travel — until they’ve earned their degrees. And then they must return to Iraq to help rebuild. Alrawe’s mother and father were apprehensive about his going — and staying for four years — in the United States. “They didn’t know what the situation was for an Iraqi to be in the U.S.,” he said. “They were afraid mostly because of the war — if there would be (lingering) hostilities.” Alrawe would not allow himself to think about it. “I had an idea that it was a better place than Iraq,” he said. Iraqi students find the UO is a rigorous school, he said. Alrawe adapted rapidly to life in Eugene. His English is

impeccable. “He’s a really special guy,” said Jill Cargile of the UO’s American English Institute. “He had a very strong will and motivation ... He’s in both cultures.” Alrawe, now 21, has become a popular speaker on the high school global studies circuit in Eugene. He relates better to his American classmates, he said, than to UO students from Saudi Arabia or the United Arab Emirates. “I’m as confident in the way I live here as someone who is born here,” he said. Last May, when Najim first visited the UO campus, he took Alrawe aside. “He wanted to talk to me about how students would be in this environment,” Alrawe said. A group of oil companies, including BP and PetroChina, have signed contracts to redevelop the Rumaila oilfields in Iraq. As part of the deal, they agreed to spend $5 million a year, starting in the current academic year, sending Iraqi students abroad to learn English. English is the language of the global oil industry, Najim noted. The UO is getting $3.3 million for 15 students in the oil company-sponsored program and for a related program that will bring 40 Iraqi English teachers over two years for an intensive program at the American English Institute. The 15 students arrived at the UO last fall for a year at the American English Institute. The program paid for them to stay at the new Courtside apartments next to Matt Knight Arena. The program offered Alrawe a free room there, too, if he would help the Iraqis. “Otherwise, they would have no one to talk to,” he said. “They’re here to learn English. Basically, they know no English.”

MORTON, Wash. — Pat Miller surveyed a table covered with oozing elk hearts, kidneys and other organs. He pointed out globs of white fat on some of the specimens. “Your cardiologist doesn’t want to see a lot of this, but with wild animals, we want to see a lot of fat on the heart,” said Miller a wildlife biologist for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. The more fat, the better an elk is able to get through the winter, when food sources are harder to find. Cutting apart elk organs and measuring their fat content is one way biologists continue to measure the health of the Mount St. Helens elk herd, The Daily News in Longview reported. This is the third year of the elk organs project. The past couple of years, the average fat content of Mount St. Helens cow elk has been less than ideal, but not so low that it would reduce their chances of giving birth to calves. To obtain material for their research, the biologists turn to hunters. Last fall, hunters who drew cow tags for the Mount St. Helens herd were asked to leave body parts at WDFW hatcheries and other drop sites. The bags of organs spent the winter in deep freeze. “We send them a packet of illustrations of what we’re looking for,” Miller said. Most hunters do pretty well in their field dissections, though sometimes the biologists have to discard a stray bit of lung that comes along with a heart. The hunters send along notes, too. “The first one we looked at said he was doing it after dark in the pouring rain — but he did get all of it,” Miller said. Last week, a group of 16 WDFW employees and volunteers assembled in a warehouse of the agency’s Cowlitz Wildlife Area in Morton to examine the body parts. The team included students from Washington State University and Portland State University. The 148 returned bags of elk organs were laid out in neat rows in an unheated garage. Scott McCorquodale, the WDFW’s statewide deer and elk specialist, called the fat counts from past years “a bit on the lean side,” though not dangerously low.



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Jordan Valley 56/24

Frenchglen 59/24





Klamath Falls 53/24







• 69°




Yesterday’s state extremes



Grants Pass





Silver Lake


EAST Partly to mostly cloudy with a bit Ontario of sunshine to the 63/33 far south.


Christmas Valley

Port Orford 51/36

John Day


Fort Rock 52/18






Hampton 48/17

CENTRAL Cloudy with showers possible to the west.

Baker City

Brothers 50/16

La Pine 51/16

Crescent Lake



Spray 55/27




Prineville 55/21 Sisters Redmond Paulina 51/17 51/19 53/20 Sunriver Bend










Mitchell 56/22


Camp Sherman


Meacham 55/27




La Grande


Warm Springs

















Hermiston 54/31




Government Camp 35/21



The Biggs Dalles 49/30



Lincoln City


Hood River


• 18°











• 95°


Vancouver 41/27

Yesterday’s extremes (in the 48 contiguous states):


Calgary 52/16

Seattle 48/36 Portland 48/38 Boise 63/31

• -13° • 2.52”

San Francisco 60/49

Hilton Head Island, S.C.

Las Vegas 76/54

Salt Lake City 57/43

Los Angeles 71/53 Phoenix 87/55

Honolulu 77/67


Saskatoon 43/23

40s Winnipeg 36/31





100s 110s

Quebec 19/1

Thunder Bay 32/27

Halifax 35/11 Portland To ronto Bismarck 31/21 26/20 51/35 Green Bay Boston 35/18 Buffalo St. Paul 31/26 Rapid City Detroit 25/17 38/35 New York 59/35 31/24 44/23 Cheyenne Philadelphia Columbus Chicago 60/33 35/24 43/27 36/32 Omaha Des Moines Washington, D. C. 55/39 47/38 45/28 Denver Louisville Kansas City 65/34 42/29 58/47 St. Louis Charlotte Nashville 46/38 55/28 47/29 Oklahoma City Little Rock Atlanta 70/50 62/40 54/31 Albuquerque 67/36

Tijuana 80/46

La Paz 80/58 Juneau 31/30

Mazatlan 81/67

Dallas 75/51 Houston 76/53

Chihuahua 74/49

Anchorage 20/16


Billings 60/39

Fullerton, Calif. Bemidji, Minn.


Birmingham 57/34 New Orleans 70/53

Orlando 73/50 Miami 73/63

Monterrey 77/53




Partly cloudy.


Partly cloudy.



49 26

Partly cloudy.


56 31

61 31





Tomorrow Rise Set Mercury . . . .7:02 a.m. . . . . . 7:37 p.m. Venus . . . . . .8:04 a.m. . . . . . 9:58 p.m. Mars. . . . . . .5:21 p.m. . . . . . 6:54 a.m. Jupiter. . . . . .8:34 a.m. . . . . 10:25 p.m. Saturn. . . . . .9:25 p.m. . . . . . 8:27 a.m. Uranus . . . . .7:14 a.m. . . . . . 7:24 p.m.

Yesterday’s weather through 4 p.m. in Bend 24 hours ending 4 p.m.*. . 0.00” High/Low . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59/28 Month to date . . . . . . . . . . 0.61” Record high . . . . . . . . 73 in 1929 Average month to date. . . 0.12” Record low. . . . . . . . . . 6 in 1955 Year to date . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.24” Average high . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Average year to date. . . . . 2.74” Average low. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Barometric pressure at 4 p.m.30.10 Record 24 hours . . .0.66 in 1991 *Melted liquid equivalent

Sunrise today . . . . . . 6:34 a.m. Sunset today . . . . . . 6:00 p.m. Sunrise tomorrow . . 6:33 a.m. Sunset tomorrow. . . 6:01 p.m. Moonrise today . . . . 3:19 p.m. Moonset today . . . . 4:42 a.m.

Moon phases Full

Mar. 8



Mar. 14 Mar. 22 Mar. 30



Yesterday Monday Tuesday City Hi/Lo/Pcp Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Precipitation values are 24-hour totals through 4 p.m. Astoria . . . . . . . 50/44/trace Baker City . . . . . .57/23/0.00 Brookings . . . . . .56/39/0.00 Burns. . . . . . . . . .59/19/0.00 Eugene . . . . . . . .49/36/0.00 Klamath Falls . . .59/23/0.00 Lakeview. . . . . . .52/18/0.00 La Pine . . . . . . . .59/19/0.00 Medford . . . . . . .66/30/0.00 Newport . . . . . . 52/37/trace North Bend . . . . .55/34/0.00 Ontario . . . . . . . .62/23/0.00 Pendleton . . . . . .66/32/0.00 Portland . . . . . . .57/40/0.00 Prineville . . . . . . .60/26/0.00 Redmond. . . . . . .63/24/0.00 Roseburg. . . . . . .59/36/0.00 Salem . . . . . . . . . na/na/0.00 Sisters . . . . . . . . .64/24/0.00 The Dalles . . . . . .65/31/0.00


. . . . . 46/37/r . . . . .45/35/sh . . . .52/24/sh . . . . .34/19/sn . . . .51/38/sh . . . . .49/37/sh . . . .57/21/sh . . . . . .33/17/c . . . .50/35/sh . . . . .48/34/sh . . . .53/24/sh . . . . .35/18/sn . . . . 54/23/rs . . . . . .35/15/c . . . . 51/16/rs . . . . .35/18/pc . . . .59/35/sh . . . . . .47/30/c . . . .48/39/sh . . . . .47/42/sh . . . .51/35/sh . . . . .47/34/sh . . . .63/33/sh . . . . . .42/27/c . . . .56/31/sh . . . . .42/26/pc . . . .48/38/sh . . . . .47/34/sh . . . . 55/21/rs . . . . .36/13/pc . . . . 55/22/rs . . . . .37/16/pc . . . .56/33/sh . . . . .46/32/sh . . . .49/35/sh . . . . .48/33/sh . . . . 51/19/rs . . . . .34/19/pc . . . .51/33/sh . . . . .46/33/pc


The higher the UV Index number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. Index is for solar at noon.

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ROAD CONDITIONS Snow level and road conditions representing conditions at 5 p.m. yesterday. Key: T.T. = Traction Tires.

Ski report from around the state, representing conditions at 5 p.m. yesterday: Snow accumulation in inches Ski area Last 24 hours Base Depth Anthony Lakes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 . . . . . . . . 73 Hoodoo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 . . . . . .87-91 Mt. Ashland. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 . . . . . .66-97 Mt. Bachelor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 . . . . . . . 127 Mt. Hood Meadows . . . . . . . . . . . 0 . . . . . . . 132 Mt. Hood Ski Bowl . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 . . . . . .69-73 Timberline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 . . . . . . . 160 Warner Canyon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . no report Willamette Pass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 . . . . . .40-95

Pass Conditions I-5 at Siskiyou Summit . . . . . . . . Carry chains or T. Tires I-84 at Cabbage Hill . . . . . . . . . . Carry chains or T. Tires Aspen, Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 . . . . . .40-50 Hwy. 20 at Santiam Pass . . . . . . Carry chains or T. Tires Mammoth Mtn., California . . . . . . 0 . . . . . .40-60 Hwy. 26 at Government Camp. . Carry chains or T. Tires Park City, Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 . . . . . .57-74 Hwy. 26 at Ochoco Divide . . . . . Carry chains or T. Tires Squaw Valley, California . . . . . . . . 0 . . . . . .40-71 Hwy. 58 at Willamette Pass . . . . Carry chains or T. Tires Sun Valley, Idaho. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 . . . . . .45-69 Hwy. 138 at Diamond Lake . . . . Carry chains or T. Tires Taos, New Mexico. . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 . . . . . .67-99 Hwy. 242 at McKenzie Pass . . . . . . . . Closed for season Vail, Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . . . . . .25-51 For links to the latest ski conditions visit: For up-to-minute conditions turn to: or call 511 Legend:W-weather, Pcp-precipitation, s-sun, pc-partial clouds, c-clouds, h-haze, sh-showers, r-rain, t-thunderstorms, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice, rs-rain-snow mix, w-wind, f-fog, dr-drizzle, tr-trace



Mostly cloudy.

35 16



Yesterday Monday Tuesday City Hi/Lo/Pcp Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Abilene, TX . . . . . .75/33/0.00 . . 76/50/w . .73/56/w Akron . . . . . . . . . .35/28/0.15 . .30/17/pc . 47/34/pc Albany. . . . . . . . . .39/25/0.00 . . . 32/12/s . . 36/24/s Albuquerque. . . . .61/30/0.00 . . . 67/36/s . 71/38/pc Anchorage . . . . . . .22/7/0.00 . .20/16/sn . .35/21/sf Atlanta . . . . . . . . .53/40/0.01 . . . 54/31/s . . 57/40/s Atlantic City . . . . .49/40/0.00 . .43/27/pc . . 42/36/s Austin . . . . . . . . . .71/31/0.00 . . . 76/51/s . .74/63/w Baltimore . . . . . . .47/38/0.00 . .44/29/pc . . 46/35/s Billings . . . . . . . . .62/35/0.00 . . . 60/39/s . .45/18/rs Birmingham . . . . .59/33/0.00 . . . 57/34/s . . 63/43/s Bismarck. . . . . . . .35/19/0.00 . .51/35/pc . 43/19/pc Boise . . . . . . . . . . .63/34/0.00 . .63/31/pc . . 39/23/c Boston. . . . . . . . . .41/36/0.00 . . . 35/18/s . . 35/27/s Bridgeport, CT. . . .46/39/0.00 . .41/20/pc . . 38/30/s Buffalo . . . . . . . . .34/22/0.00 . .25/17/pc . 41/36/pc Burlington, VT. . . .38/21/0.02 . . .23/8/pc . 31/23/pc Caribou, ME . . . . .39/25/0.00 . . . 23/-2/c . . . 25/6/s Charleston, SC . . .60/46/1.63 . . . 64/34/s . . 58/43/s Charlotte. . . . . . . .53/41/0.00 . . . 55/28/s . . 56/32/s Chattanooga. . . . .53/36/0.00 . .51/30/pc . . 61/37/s Cheyenne . . . . . . .52/35/0.00 . . . 60/33/s . 61/22/pc Chicago. . . . . . . . .32/28/0.00 . .36/32/pc . 52/42/pc Cincinnati . . . . . . .41/27/0.00 . .39/25/pc . . 56/38/s Cleveland . . . . . . .36/30/0.13 . .28/21/pc . 43/35/pc Colorado Springs .61/28/0.00 . . . 63/29/s . . 67/29/s Columbia, MO . . .54/28/0.00 . . . 50/40/s . . 69/51/s Columbia, SC . . . .57/46/0.32 . . . 60/31/s . . 59/36/s Columbus, GA. . . .60/43/0.00 . . . 61/35/s . . 63/40/s Columbus, OH. . . .36/30/0.01 . .35/24/pc . . 52/36/s Concord, NH. . . . .42/21/0.00 . . .29/7/pc . . 32/20/s Corpus Christi. . . .77/43/0.00 . . . 76/56/s . .75/65/w Dallas Ft Worth. . .74/35/0.00 . . . 75/51/s . .75/60/w Dayton . . . . . . . . .34/25/0.00 . .36/25/pc . . 54/38/s Denver. . . . . . . . . .62/33/0.00 . . . 65/34/s . . 70/29/s Des Moines. . . . . .31/20/0.01 . .47/38/pc . . 68/51/s Detroit. . . . . . . . . .37/28/0.00 . .31/24/pc . 45/37/pc Duluth. . . . . . . . . .24/13/0.07 . . .34/30/c . 43/33/pc El Paso. . . . . . . . . .69/29/0.00 . . . 76/49/s . . 81/53/s Fairbanks. . . . . . . -1/-19/0.00 . . . 4/-6/pc . . 18/0/sn Fargo. . . . . . . . . . . 21/-5/0.04 . .38/29/pc . 41/21/pc Flagstaff . . . . . . . .54/16/0.00 . . . 60/26/s . 56/27/pc

Yesterday Monday Tuesday City Hi/Lo/Pcp Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Grand Rapids . . . .34/27/0.00 . .33/23/pc . 47/40/pc Green Bay. . . . . . .25/15/0.00 . .31/26/pc . 47/40/pc Greensboro. . . . . .51/38/0.00 . .50/27/sh . . 55/33/s Harrisburg. . . . . . .43/31/0.00 . .37/22/pc . . 45/27/s Hartford, CT . . . . .44/32/0.00 . . . 37/16/s . . 40/28/s Helena. . . . . . . . . .58/43/0.00 . .53/29/sn . 32/20/sn Honolulu. . . . . . . .77/69/0.00 . . . 77/67/r . . .78/68/r Houston . . . . . . . .73/42/0.00 . . . 76/53/s . 76/64/pc Huntsville . . . . . . .57/33/0.00 . . . 52/29/s . . 61/40/s Indianapolis . . . . .40/25/0.00 . .40/28/pc . 56/42/pc Jackson, MS . . . . .66/34/0.00 . . . 63/38/s . . 68/48/s Jacksonville. . . . . .63/46/0.59 . . . 71/43/s . 63/54/pc Juneau. . . . . . . . . .33/28/0.05 . . 31/30/sf . 37/31/sn Kansas City. . . . . .60/24/0.00 . . . 58/47/s . .71/53/w Lansing . . . . . . . . .32/22/0.00 . .32/21/pc . 46/38/pc Las Vegas . . . . . . .73/43/0.00 . . . 76/54/s . 75/48/pc Lexington . . . . . . .43/26/0.01 . .39/26/pc . . 54/39/s Lincoln. . . . . . . . . .57/24/0.00 . . 59/39/w . .71/45/w Little Rock. . . . . . .71/36/0.00 . . . 62/40/s . . 72/51/s Los Angeles. . . . . .87/54/0.00 . . . 71/53/s . 60/45/pc Louisville. . . . . . . .48/29/0.00 . .42/29/pc . . 59/43/s Madison, WI . . . . .28/24/0.01 . .37/29/pc . 54/43/pc Memphis. . . . . . . .62/34/0.00 . . . 56/40/s . . 68/49/s Miami . . . . . . . . . .85/65/0.05 . . . 73/63/s . 74/69/pc Milwaukee . . . . . .28/25/0.02 . .33/29/pc . 54/43/pc Minneapolis . . . . . .29/8/0.00 . .38/35/pc . 54/35/pc Nashville. . . . . . . .53/28/0.00 . . . 47/29/s . . 64/42/s New Orleans. . . . .68/41/0.00 . . . 70/53/s . 70/58/pc New York . . . . . . .45/39/0.00 . .44/23/pc . . 41/33/s Newark, NJ . . . . . .47/39/0.00 . .45/21/pc . . 41/31/s Norfolk, VA . . . . . .52/42/0.77 . .45/32/sh . . 48/34/s Oklahoma City . . .71/29/0.00 . . . 70/50/s . .74/54/w Omaha . . . . . . . . .53/24/0.00 . . 55/39/w . .71/45/w Orlando. . . . . . . . .76/54/0.22 . . . 73/50/s . 72/58/pc Palm Springs. . . . .86/48/0.00 . . . 85/56/s . . 71/52/s Peoria . . . . . . . . . .36/24/0.04 . .40/31/pc . . 61/45/s Philadelphia . . . . .46/39/0.00 . .43/27/pc . . 43/32/s Phoenix. . . . . . . . .81/47/0.00 . . . 87/55/s . . 86/54/s Pittsburgh . . . . . . .36/28/0.02 . .34/20/pc . . 51/37/s Portland, ME. . . . .41/31/0.00 . . .31/21/c . . 31/31/s Providence . . . . . .43/33/0.00 . . . 35/16/s . . 37/27/s Raleigh . . . . . . . . .54/42/0.18 . .50/27/sh . . 54/30/s

Yesterday Monday Tuesday City Hi/Lo/Pcp Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Rapid City . . . . . . .44/33/0.04 . . . 59/35/s . 61/24/pc Reno . . . . . . . . . . .69/27/0.00 . . . 65/35/s . .41/23/rs Richmond . . . . . . .53/44/0.00 . .45/26/sn . . 52/31/s Rochester, NY . . . .33/21/0.03 . .25/15/pc . 40/34/pc Sacramento. . . . . .74/40/0.00 . . . 71/45/s . 60/39/pc St. Louis. . . . . . . . .44/27/0.00 . . . 46/38/s . . 69/49/s Salt Lake City . . . .55/34/0.00 . . . 57/43/s . .52/29/rs San Antonio . . . . .72/37/0.00 . . . 75/51/s . .73/63/w San Diego . . . . . . .80/51/0.00 . . . 74/55/s . 61/51/pc San Francisco . . . .73/45/0.00 . . . 59/46/s . 56/41/pc San Jose . . . . . . . .75/42/0.00 . . . 67/46/s . 60/38/pc Santa Fe . . . . . . . .59/26/0.00 . . . 59/31/s . 58/34/pc

Yesterday Monday Tuesday City Hi/Lo/Pcp Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Savannah . . . . . . .60/46/1.12 . . . 66/37/s . . 60/47/s Seattle. . . . . . . . . 51/44/trace . . . 48/36/r . . 45/39/c Sioux Falls. . . . . . .36/15/0.02 . .43/33/pc . . 55/31/s Spokane . . . . . . . .53/34/0.00 . .48/27/sh . 39/24/pc Springfield, MO . .62/26/0.00 . . . 58/41/s . . 69/50/s Tampa. . . . . . . . . .77/56/0.14 . . . 76/44/s . . 76/53/s Tucson. . . . . . . . . .81/36/0.00 . . . 87/49/s . . 83/51/s Tulsa . . . . . . . . . . .71/33/0.00 . . . 66/49/s . .74/57/w Washington, DC . .49/41/0.00 . .45/28/pc . . 47/34/s Wichita . . . . . . . . .70/28/0.00 . . . 64/47/s . .73/53/w Yakima . . . . . . . . .63/28/0.00 . .51/25/sh . 45/26/pc Yuma. . . . . . . . . . .84/49/0.00 . . . 87/56/s . . 83/53/s

INTERNATIONAL Amsterdam. . . . . .50/37/0.00 . .44/37/sh . 47/38/pc Athens. . . . . . . . . .57/46/0.00 . .57/49/sh . 57/50/pc Auckland. . . . . . . .68/52/0.00 . . .69/59/c . 72/65/pc Baghdad . . . . . . . .66/43/0.00 . . . 62/37/s . . 65/38/s Bangkok . . . . . . . .95/79/0.00 . .97/80/pc . 97/81/pc Beijing. . . . . . . . . .41/25/0.00 . .48/30/pc . . 46/29/s Beirut . . . . . . . . . .59/50/0.00 . . . 60/47/s . . 63/49/s Berlin. . . . . . . . . . .46/30/0.00 . . . 44/27/s . . 47/34/c Bogota . . . . . . . . .66/52/0.00 . .63/50/sh . 65/50/sh Budapest. . . . . . . .46/23/0.00 . .43/26/pc . 47/29/pc Buenos Aires. . . . .91/75/0.00 . .82/73/sh . . .85/75/r Cabo San Lucas . .82/64/0.00 . . . 84/60/s . 85/61/pc Cairo . . . . . . . . . . .68/52/0.00 . . . 70/57/s . . 73/52/s Calgary . . . . . . . . .37/27/0.00 . .52/16/pc . . 19/7/sn Cancun . . . . . . . . .81/73/0.00 . . .72/67/c . 76/73/pc Dublin . . . . . . . . . .45/32/0.00 . .49/34/sh . . 46/43/c Edinburgh. . . . . . .46/30/0.00 . .45/32/sh . . 48/40/c Geneva . . . . . . . . .57/32/0.00 . . 35/31/sf . . 39/28/c Harare. . . . . . . . . .84/59/0.00 . .80/60/sh . 72/59/sh Hong Kong . . . . . .75/64/0.00 . .72/66/sh . 72/67/sh Istanbul. . . . . . . . .48/34/0.00 . .46/36/pc . . 45/36/c Jerusalem . . . . . . .59/46/0.13 . .59/43/pc . . 58/44/s Johannesburg. . . .86/55/0.00 . . . 79/59/s . 74/56/pc Lima . . . . . . . . . . .81/72/0.00 . . .79/69/c . . 80/69/c Lisbon . . . . . . . . . .63/52/0.00 . .63/47/pc . 64/46/sh London . . . . . . . . .48/37/0.00 . . .48/31/c . . 51/42/c Madrid . . . . . . . . .61/39/0.00 . .57/32/pc . . 58/29/s Manila. . . . . . . . . .90/77/0.00 . .89/77/pc . 91/76/pc

Mecca . . . . . . . . . .91/61/0.00 . . . 92/68/s . . 93/67/s Mexico City. . . . . .70/50/0.25 . . . 71/43/s . 74/49/pc Montreal. . . . . . . .30/18/0.00 . . .20/19/c . 25/22/pc Moscow . . . . . . . .28/23/0.00 . . .19/13/c . . . 17/7/c Nairobi . . . . . . . . .88/57/0.00 . .83/60/sh . 82/60/pc Nassau . . . . . . . . .88/70/0.00 . .73/64/pc . . 75/67/c New Delhi. . . . . . .90/61/0.00 . . . 90/63/s . . 88/60/s Osaka . . . . . . . . . .48/39/0.00 . . . 63/48/r . 54/43/sh Oslo. . . . . . . . . . . .34/18/0.00 . . .30/24/c . . 32/20/c Ottawa . . . . . . . . . .23/9/0.00 . . .19/14/c . . 28/26/c Paris. . . . . . . . . . . .52/41/0.00 . .47/35/pc . 49/36/sh Rio de Janeiro. . . .84/75/0.00 . .86/70/pc . 87/70/pc Rome. . . . . . . . . . .59/41/0.00 . .54/48/sh . 59/40/sh Santiago . . . . . . . .90/61/0.00 . . . 86/63/s . . 88/63/s Sao Paulo . . . . . . .81/66/0.00 . .83/65/pc . 81/63/pc Sapporo . . . . . . not available . .33/29/sn . .35/25/rs Seoul. . . . . . . . . . .50/37/0.00 . .45/30/sh . 46/31/sh Shanghai. . . . . . . .48/45/0.00 . .47/41/sh . 50/41/pc Singapore . . . . . . .90/79/0.00 . .86/77/sh . 87/76/sh Stockholm. . . . . . .37/23/0.00 . .35/21/pc . 36/24/pc Sydney. . . . . . . . . .82/70/0.00 . .72/62/sh . 70/60/sh Taipei. . . . . . . . . . .73/61/0.00 . .74/60/pc . 66/63/pc Tel Aviv . . . . . . . . .61/50/0.15 . . . 63/48/s . . 66/47/s Tokyo. . . . . . . . . . .45/39/0.00 . . . 59/47/r . 58/46/sh Toronto . . . . . . . . .30/18/0.00 . .26/20/pc . . 39/35/c Vancouver. . . . . . .46/43/0.00 . .41/27/pc . 36/29/pc Vienna. . . . . . . . . .45/30/0.00 . .42/28/pc . 49/36/pc Warsaw. . . . . . . . .39/23/0.00 . .35/23/pc . 35/25/pc


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Researchers confounded by animal’s failure to thrive

New York Times News Service

With a Lytro camera, you take a picture as you would with any camera, but the digital file it creates can be refocused after the fact.

A camera for the future, but not quite yet By Sam Grobart New York Times News Service

When cameras went from analog to digital, it was one of those once-in-a-generation shifts, like going from blackand-white film to Kodachrome. But whether you’re using a 35-millimeter or a point-andshoot, the steps you take to shoot a picture have remained the same: you focus on something, then push a button to record the image. A new camera called a Lytro heralds a new era. TECH You take a picture and refocus it after you have taken it. Just by clicking around a photo on your computer screen, you choose which part of the image should be clear and which part should be blurry. It’s astonishing technology. In the last couple of weeks that I’ve used it, the Lytro has changed me as a photographer and how I think about photography itself. Imagine a wedding photo with the bride in the foreground and the wedding party in the background. Click on the bride, and she’s in focus while the bridesmaids are blurry. Click on the groomsmen and the focus shifts to them. Do this over and over all around the frame — the picture readjusts on the fly, smoothly moving from one focal point to another. The effect makes photography almost like cinematography, revealing things vividly in the foreground and background. Refocusing a Lytro image, I felt like one of those CIA agents in the movies who is looking at satellite images and asks some technician to “enhance” the picture until Carlos the Jackal comes into focus. The Lytro, which began shipping from last week, can do this because its image sensor captures more data than your standard camera does. Lytro’s sensor registers the usual things — like how bright the incoming light is and what colors it contains — but it also knows which direction the light is coming from. Armed with that information — known among scientists as light-field data — the Lytro’s onboard software can create multiple focal points. This all happens in a camera the size and shape of a stick of butter. It’s an unconventional design, with a lens at one end and a small, iPod Nano-size touch screen at the other. On the top of the camera is a recessed button for the shutter release and a strip of bumps you slide your finger across to control the 8X optical zoom. On the bottom is a USB port and the power button. It’s a simple and elegant package, but the shape and feel take a little getting used to; you feel a little like a ship captain of yore with a spotting scope. See Camera / C6

By Ingfei Chen New York Times News Service

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Construction workers assemble air-cooled condensers for use in U.S. Geothermal’s power plant west of Vale. The Neal Hot Springs plant should start generating electricity in June.

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MONTEREY, Calif. — On a fog-shrouded morning in Monterey Bay, wildlife researchers are out to capture a southern sea otter named Blanca — part of a three-year project to learn why her species, hunted to near extinction a century ago, is still in trouble here despite decades of efforts to bring it back. Blanca is not cooperating. Because wild sea otters bolt at the whiff of human presence, the only way to catch one SCIENCE is when it is asleep. Blanca is tagged with a radio transmitter, and scientists onshore are tracking her by telemetry and telescope. About 8:30 a.m., she begins diving for crabs in a kelp bed off Cannery Row. In a skiff on the bay, three otter biologists — Tim Tinker, Brian Hatfield and Joe Tomoleoni — wait for her to stop feeding and take a nap. And wait. And wait. When Blanca finally dozes, five hours after the tracking began, Hatfield and Tomoleoni slip into the water 270 yards away, with scuba gear and underwater scooters rigged with nets. Long minutes pass. Then Tinker, watching with binoculars from the boat, sees her awaken and plunge beneath the surface. “She just saw you,” he tells his companions by radio. “Target is gone. It’s over.” For the wildlife biologists, a clear explanation for the sea otters’ failure to thrive is proving just as elusive. See Sea otters / C6

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Northern sea otters at the Seattle Aquarium in Seattle. Researchers in Big Sur and Monterey are currently trying to determine why, despite decades of efforts, the population of otters is still barely growing.

Workers affix piping to vaporizers connected to the plant’s first module.

• The company plans a June launch — and a second facility may be on the way By Jordan Novet

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An Idaho company should start generating electricity at its commercial geothermal energy plant in Eastern Oregon in June. Construction crews stand ready to bolt the plant together — as soon as the trucks deliver all of it. The plant will arrive in sections. They will be trucked northwest from Houston, with the second and third modules arriving right on the tail of the first, said Doug GREEN Glaspey, president of the company behind the project, U.S. Geothermal Inc. of Boise, Idaho. “There’s all kinds of finish lines,” Glaspey said. The company already operates similar facilities in Raft River, Idaho, and San Emidio, Nev. It wants to build another in Guatemala. Here in Oregon, across 10 square miles of private land near the Bully Creek Reservoir west of Vale, the company has



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“When … Neal Hot Springs comes online, we will become a cashflow positive company.” — Doug Glaspey, president, U.S. Geothermal Inc.

been drilling wells, erecting accessory buildings and preparing the site for the plant modules. Idaho Power Co., which will buy the electricity the plant generates, has built a substation and transmission line running to the site. Just one or two more wells are left for engineers to drill on site, Glaspey said. And workers are

connecting pipelines, he added. The goal of all the work, and $130 million in expenditures: to generate 23 megawatts of electricity from the energy of a 300-degree reservoir 2,500 feet underground. The Oregon Department of Energy expects the geothermal project to be the first in the state to produce electricity on an industrial scale. A plant in the southeast Oregon town of Adel, which a Nevada company is building, should follow in 2013. Nationally and even locally, production of geothermal energy — using heat underground to create electricity with steam and turbines and heat buildings on the surface — is not new. See Geothermal / C3

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — California sea otters are increasingly falling victim to shark attacks, marine biologists have found. Two scientists, Tim Tinker and Brian Hatfield, both of the U.S. Geological Survey, reported Friday that 335 dead or ailing otters washed ashore in California in 2011, a record. About 30 percent of the carcasses had shark bites — almost four times the rate in the 1980s and early ‘90s. Shark attacks are now the single biggest cause of stranded-otter deaths. “It sort of dwarfs everything else,” Tinker said. The researchers suspect that great white sharks — a protected species — are to blame, based on identifiable tooth fragments, telltale half-moon tooth punctures or distinctive scratches in up to 25 percent of bitten otters, Hatfield said. In the past, shark run-ins were mainly a hazard for the male otters that dominate an area near elephant seal breeding grounds off the coast near Santa Cruz, at the north end of the species’ range. But the last few years have seen an exponential rise in shark attacks, in particular against female and male otters living about 100 miles north of Santa Barbara, along a 30-mile zone between Morro Bay and Pismo Beach. The loss of the females, and the pups they would otherwise birth, cuts directly into the sluggish growth of the overall threatened California otter population of 2,700. “It makes the picture more grim, at least as far as further population recovery,” Tinker said. Other major challenges to the species include infections related to coastal pollution and limited food supplies. In an unpublished new analysis, Tinker, Hatfield and colleagues estimated that had shark-attack rates held steady since the ’90s, the otter population would have grown 2.5 percent per year to reach a total of 3,250.

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By Harriet Ryan Los Angeles Times

LOS ANGELES — It started as normal Hollywood friction — an actress who wanted better lines and a writer annoyed by her suggestions. But the squabble on the “Desperate Housewives� set four years ago took an unusually nasty turn that led last week to a downtown Los Angeles courtroom. Actress Nicollette Sheridan told a jury that series creator Marc Cherry slapped Nick Ut / The Associated Press her in the head during a rehearsal after she repeatedly Nicollette Sheridan apquestioned him about delet- peared in court to testify ing what she considered to about her firing from “Desbe a particularly funny line perate Housewives� after she says the series’ creator, for her character. “It stunned me,� Sheridan Marc Cherry, hit her on the said of what she described as set. a “nice wallop� to her temple. Her face reddening and her eyes filling with tears, she torneys have said Edie’s detold jurors, “It was unfath- mise in the fifth season was omable to me that I had just plotted months before the been hit by my boss.� incident. The actress, 48, is suing But in her testimony, Cherry and Touchstone Tele- Sheridan said that on the vision Produccontrary, Cherry tions for wrongTV SPOTLIGHT had told her in ful termination 2008 that Edie and battery. She would not be contends that after she com- killed off because it would plained about Cherry’s con- create an uproar with fans. duct, he retaliated by killing She said she was under that off her character, the promis- impression on Sept. 24, 2008, cuous real estate agent Edie when she confronted Cherry Britt. about removing a line in By her lawyer’s estima- which her character used a tion, departing the ABC hit Beatles song to tease her oncost Sheridan about $6 mil- screen husband’s songwritlion in income and other ing struggles: “She loves you, damages. yeah, yeah, yeah. How hard Cherry, who sat stone- is that?� faced at the defense table After the second time she throughout Sheridan’s tes- asked, Sheridan said, he timony, contends he only pulled her aside and smacked gave Sheridan what his law- her. She said he later came to yer called “a light tap on the her trailer, apologized and head� to demonstrate how gave her an even better line: he wanted her to hit another “Play that funky music midcharacter in a scene. His at- dle-aged white boys.�

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Will happy long-distance couple be happy together? Dear Abby: My boyfriend, “Jackson,� and I have been in a long-distance relationship for two years. We recently learned that we both have been accepted to our “dream� college, which means we’ll live close to each other for the first time. I’m excited, but nervous about what the adjustment will be like. Jackson is my first boyfriend, so I don’t know what it’s like to be with someone who can physically be around all the time. Normally, we communicate by phone or video chat and lead our separate lives. But when we visit each other, our days just revolve around the two of us. I miss Jackson when we’re apart, but I enjoy having the freedom to study, hang out with friends and have “me time� while still being in a happy relationship. From what I have heard, college life is fun, but busy. I love Jackson and want to be with him, but I also want to make new friends and focus on schoolwork. (He wants that, too.) I’m afraid that once we get to college we’ll either be so wrapped up in each other that we miss out on other stuff, or get so busy with school and friends that we never see each other. Jackson shares my concerns, but neither of us knows how to make sure we strike a good balance. Can you help us? — Anxious In Florida Dear Anxious: You and your boyfriend need to be sure your priorities are in order when you get to school. First and foremost, you’re both there to get an education. And aside from academics, a part of that education is developing relationships and availing yourself of experiences beyond the field you will be studying. While spending time together is important, so is balance, so keep in mind that too much togetherness can distract from your studies or even become so claustrophobic that it kills the relationship.

DEAR ABBY Dear Abby: I was born in a small Midwestern town in the mid-1960s. An out-of-wedlock pregnancy then was a huge scandal, so my mother married someone who wasn’t my father and my biological father vanished. I found out about it at 17 (not from her) and was told the name she claimed belonged to him. It’s a very unique name. I believe I have located him. Part of me wants to contact him — not to get anything, just to let him know I exist. Allegedly, Mom told him she was pregnant and he refused to marry her, but her truthfulness leaves much to be desired. I haven’t been able to find his email address, but I have found a street address. I’m not sure if I should contact him or not. Would it be too much of a disruption to hear from a daughter he wanted nothing to do with 45 years ago? I don’t want to upset him or cause problems in his life, but I need some closure. — Somebody’s Child in Illinois Dear Somebody’s Child: It may not be a disruption, but it is certain to be a surprise. This would be easier if your mother’s word was reliable, but you must work with what you have. Write the man a letter explaining what you have told me, assuring him you want nothing from him, and giving him the details of your life, including your contact information. Send it by certified mail and request verification of delivery. Then cross your fingers that you have the right man, and that if he is, he has enough character to respond. — Write Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Horoscope: Happy Birthday for Monday, March 5, 2012 BY JACQUELINE BIGAR This year your creativity evolves in various areas of your life. You express yourself in a solid, appealing manner, and you make your interactions effective and clear. Deal with unexpected insights, which could be nearly perpetual if you jot them down immediately. If you are single, your appeal reaches many people. Make sure you choose what you really want. If you are attached, express your caring more often, and a new bond will appear in the relationship. Count on LEO to energize you. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHHH You have the necessary resources to deal with a promising and dynamic idea. Share what you are hearing, and get as much feedback as possible. Someone you care about could be extremely security minded. Accept this person as he or she is. Tonight: Radiate your high energy. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) HHH You might prefer to maintain a strong, near-silent presence rather than act or take a leadership role. Know how important it might be to express your knowledge, caring and concerns in a manner that can be heard. You will opt for the conservative route. Tonight: Buy a treat on the way home. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) HHHH You know what you think, but you cannot expect others to be mind-readers. Verbalize your feelings. You are more likely to be hurt if you do not express your vulnerabilities. You also can decide what to do about someone who doesn’t care about or honor these same sensitivities. Tonight: Be among friends. CANCER (June 21-July 22) HHHH Zero in on what feels important, and don’t allow someone to distract you. Be aware of this person in your environment. Demonstrate kindness and sensitivity to his or her needs. Tonight: Do some shopping. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) HHHHH You can deal with nearly anything, even if it is Monday! Express your capacity to work under pressure and digest a lot of new information, then act appropriately. You see beyond the obvious. Someone lets you know how much he or she trusts you. Tonight: Dream

up plans, and you might be surprised at the response. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) HH You have dealt with a lot of frustration from a partner and loved ones in the past year. Starting a major rebellion at the present moment will work against you; instead, express your fatigue at this behavior and your willingness to walk away. Tonight: Head home quickly. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) HHHH Follow your knee-jerk response with a friend who often surprises you with his or her behavior. Others might be more willing to adjust to this person and his or her innate swings than you are, but they will start expressing feelings like yours soon enough. Tonight: Where the fun is. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) HHH Be willing to state your case. Others will envy your thoughts and courage. You also know that there are other alternatives and solutions. The question remains: Are you willing to negotiate and head down a new path? Tonight: Take the lead. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) HHHHH Understand where a child or loved one is coming from. Walk in his or her shoes, and see what it feels like to be this person. Apply this process to a boss, and you can only gain. Tonight: Detach from your day, then decide. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) HHHH Deal directly with others. Your individual focus and attention could make all the difference in the final outcome. You could be surprised by a real estate matter or domestic issue. Know that you can deal with it. Worry less. Tonight: Spend quality time with a special person. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) HHHH Honor a difference and respond accordingly. Someone in your immediate circle might have made a decision without considering what the ramifications might be. Answer questions that seek understanding. Tonight: Off doing errands. Try to get a walk in. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) HHHH You know what you want, and you choose your direction accordingly. Be careful with your finances, as what you thought was a given could be the source of a shakeup. Talk with a neighbor about an ongoing issue. Tonight: Catch up on emails and calls. Š 2011 by King Features Syndicate


C C  Please email event information to or click on “Submit an Event� at Allow at least 10 days before the desired date of publication. Ongoing listings must be updated monthly. Contact: 541-383-0351. WATER TOWER BUCKET BOYS: The Portland-based indie-folk band performs; $5; 9 p.m.; The Horned Hand, 507 N.W. Colorado Ave., Bend; 541-7280879 or www.reverbnation .com/venue/thehornedhand.

TODAY THE HORDE AND THE HAREM: The indie-rock band performs; $2-$5; 8 p.m.; The Horned Hand, 507 N.W. Colorado Ave., Bend; 541-728-0879 or venue/thehornedhand.


TUESDAY FAMILY AND FRIENDS NIGHT: Cascade School of Music hosts a gathering featuring live music, trivia and prizes; sales benefit Cascade School of Music; free; 5-11 p.m.; McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 N.W. Bond St., Bend; 541-382-6866. GREEN TEAM MOVIE NIGHT: Featuring a screening of “2012: Time for Change,� and “Our Story,� which explore the prophesied Mayan apocalypse and visions of the future; free; 6:30-8:35 p.m.; First Presbyterian Church, 230 N.E. Ninth St., Bend; 541-815-6504. HIGH DESERT CHAMBER MUSIC — ARMADILLO STRING QUARTET: String musicians play selections of chamber music; $35, $10 children and students; 7:30 p.m.; The Oxford Hotel, 10 N.W. Minnesota Ave., Bend; 541-306-3988, info@ or www.highdesertchamber

WEDNESDAY “FINDING FREMONT IN OREGON, 1843�: A presentation by Loren Irving about John Fremont’s expedition from The Dalles through Central Oregon; free; 11 a.m.; Touchmark at Mt. Bachelor Village, 19800 S.W. Touchmark Way, Bend; 541-383-1414. “IT’S IN THE BAG� LECTURE SERIES: Chris Wolsko presents the lecture “The Cult of SelfEsteem: Psychological and Spiritual Explorations into Contemporary Narcissism�; free; noon-1 p.m.; OSU-Cascades Campus, Cascades Hall, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541322-3100, info@osucasades .edu or lunchtime-lectures. WATER WARS — POLITICS OF THIRST: Mick McCann talks about the geopolitics of water conservation; free; 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-3837786 or EVENING WITH THE AUTHOR: Author Wendelin VanDraanen will speak about her writing inspiration and getting published; free; 6:30 p.m.; East Bend Public Library, 62080 Dean Swift Road; 541-330-3760. “GREASE — THE MUSICAL�: The Bend High School drama

Geothermal Continued from C1 Homes, businesses and other buildings in Klamath Falls use geothermal heating systems. And guest rooms at Seventh Mountain Resort southwest of Bend use geothermal technology for heating and cooling. Commercial-scale uses are far less common. Oregon ranks fifth among states in terms of number of geothermal projects in development, according to statistics logged by the Geothermal Energy Association, a nonprofit in Washington, D.C. Davenport Power of Connecticut began drilling exploratory wells for a more complex geothermal project near Newberry National Volcanic Monument in 2008. The following year, the U.S. Department of Energy began doling out stimulus grants to help pay for the work. Davenport received

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The Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank will perform Wednesday at The Horned Hand in Bend. department presents the tale of love-struck teenagers from divergent backgrounds; $7, $5 students and seniors; 7 p.m.; Bend High School, 230 N.E. Sixth St.; 541-383-6290. UNDERSCORE ORKESTRA: The Portland-based gypsy swing band performs; free; 7 p.m.; McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 N.W. Bond St., Bend; 541-382-5174 or “MR. MARMALADE�: Innovation Theatre Works presents the dark comedy about a young girl and her cocaine-addicted imaginary friend; $20, $18 students and seniors; 7:30 p.m.; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541504-6721 or www.innovationtw| .org. HOBO NEPHEWS OF UNCLE FRANK: The Minnesota-based folk band performs; $2-$5; 8 p.m.; The Horned Hand, 507 N.W. Colorado Ave., Bend; 541728-0879 or www.reverbnation .com/venue/thehornedhand.

THURSDAY CELEBRATE WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: Discussion about the contributions of women in history and today; refreshments provided; free; noon-1 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Multicultural Center, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-383-7412. CENTRAL OREGON SPORTSMEN’S SHOW: Featuring vendors and a variety of resources for outdoor recreation, with a head and horns competition, a kids trout pond, cooking demonstrations and more; $10, $5 ages 6-16, free ages 5 and younger, $15 for a two-day pass; noon-8 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 503-2468291, or www

$6.5 million, and a company it teamed up with, AltaRock Energy Inc. of Seattle, got more than $23 million. “That triggered basically a boon in permitting for geothermal,� said Bob Houston, an energy resource geologist at the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries. High gasoline prices and renewable energy mandates also fueled the increase, he said. Now U.S. Geothermal is leading the way to bring the first commercial supply of electricity from a geothermal project in the state. Houston thinks it’s possible for others to start up near Vale and other areas east of the Cascades. Glaspey said his company, U.S. Geothermal, could drive the future efforts. In a quarterly report filed in December with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the company said it wants to build a second plant near Neal Hot Springs, with a 28-megawatt capacity, slightly larger than the first.

“HOW DID WE GET HERE?� LECTURE SERIES: Thomas Connolly talks about “The Legacy of the Newberry Volcano�; $10, $8 Sunriver Nature Center members, $3 students, $50 for series; 6:30 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Pioneer Building, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541-593-4394. “GREASE — THE MUSICAL�: The Bend High School drama department presents the tale of love-struck teenagers from divergent backgrounds; $7, $5 students and seniors; 7 p.m.; Bend High School, 230 N.E. Sixth St.; 541-383-6290. SISTERS FOLK FESTIVAL WINTER CONCERT SERIES: Featuring a performance by Red Molly; $15 or $10 students in advance, $20 at the door; 7 p.m., doors open 6:30 p.m.; Sisters High School, 1700 W. McKinney Butte Road; 541-5494979 or “MR. MARMALADE�: Innovation Theatre Works presents the dark comedy about a young girl and her cocaine-addicted imaginary friend; $20, $18 students and seniors; 7:30 p.m.; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541504-6721 or www.innovationtw .org. “VOICES IN THE DARK�: Preview night of Cascades Theatrical Company’s presentation of the thriller about a radio psychologist in a remote cabin, a mysterious caller and a storm; $10; 7:30 p.m., doors open 6:30 p.m.; Greenwood Playhouse, 148 N.W. Greenwood Ave., Bend; 541-389-0803 or www “GINA GALDI AND GUEST�: A presentation of the play about a Boston native who moves in with her parents to start a wedding cake business; $20, $18 students and seniors; 8 p.m.; 2nd Street Theater, 220 N.E. Lafayette Ave., Bend; 541312-9626 or www.2ndstreettheater .com.

But that work is far off. First the company needs to see what the underground reservoir can handle, and how much water is available. Once the new U.S. Geothermal plant becomes operational, electricity will go to customers of Idaho Power Co., which in 2009 signed an agreement with the company to purchase the power for 25 years. Idaho Power serves customers in Eastern Oregon and southern Idaho. For now, even with the operation of its current plants, U.S. Geothermal has been losing money, not gaining it, according to the company’s quarterly report. In the fourth quarter of 2011,

CENTRAL OREGON SPORTSMEN’S SHOW: Featuring vendors and a variety of resources for outdoor recreation, with a head and horns competition, a kids trout pond, cooking demonstrations and more; $10, $5 ages 6-16, free ages 5 and younger, $15 for a two-day pass; noon-8 p.m.; Deschutes County |Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 503-2468291, or www LATINO DANCE FESTIVAL: Two-day workshop featuring the bachata, salsa and meringue; free; donations to Latino Club scholarships accepted; 5 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Campus Center, 2600 N.W. College Way, Bend; 541318-3726 or KIM MEEDER: The director of Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch talks about overcoming adversity; with a Western buffet dinner and a performance by the CRR Dancing Lions; $35; 6 p.m.; Eagle Crest Resort, 1522 Cline Falls Road, Redmond; 541-419-5978 or “HOW DID WE GET HERE?� LECTURE SERIES: Thomas Connolly talks about “The Legacy of the Newberry Volcano�; $10, $8 Sunriver Nature Center members, $3 students, $50 for series; 6:30 p.m.; Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory, 57245 River Road; 541-593-4394. “A NIGHT AT THE OPERA�: A screening of the Marx Brothers slapstick comedy, introduced by Frank Ferrante; 25 cents; 7 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www “GOD OF LOVE�: A screening of the live-action short film; with wine, cheese and desserts; proceeds benefit the Jefferson County Library Film Center; $15 suggested donation; 7 p.m.; Jefferson County Library, Rodriguez Annex, 134 S.E. E St., Madras; 541-475-3351, or “GREASE — THE MUSICAL�: The Bend High School drama department presents the tale of love-struck teenagers from divergent backgrounds; $7, $5 students and seniors; 7 p.m.; Bend High School, 230 N.E. Sixth St.; 541-383-6290. “MR. MARMALADE�: Innovation Theatre Works presents the dark comedy about a young girl and her cocaine-addicted imaginary friend; $20, $18 students and seniors; 7:30 p.m.; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541504-6721 or

it lost $1.3 million. And in the fourth quarter of 2010, the loss exceeded $750,000. But that should change later this year, with about $18 million in revenue coming in this year from Idaho Power, Glaspey said. “When ‌ Neal Hot Springs comes online, we will become a cash-flow positive company,â€? he said. — Reporter: 541-633-2117,

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Sea otters Continued from C1 Almost wiped out by fur traders, the species rebounded after an international ban on commercial otter hunting in 1911. But today, the otter population in California is just 2,700, in a mosaic of small, separate colonies off the coast, down from perhaps as many as 16,000 in the past. Multiple factors are stalling the recovery. One popular view, supported by veterinary pathologists who study dead otters, primarily blames coastal pollution — in the form of parasites, bacteria, toxins and chemicals. But Tinker and other biologists say that, at least in the areas where the sea otter population is highest, off Monterey and nearby Big Sur, the underlying problem is simply that the otters are running out of food. While they are not starving to death, they are depleting their favorite prey, sea urchins and abalone, and having to spend more time hunting. Poor nutrition is compromising their fitness to survive diseases or other threats, said Tinker, who runs the U.S. Geological Survey’s otter research program. “They’re not getting enough food to make it through.” Reports from Tinker’s team also suggest that otters are particularly vulnerable to sharks.

Hunting for answers Bridging the two scientific camps, Tinker is working closely with veterinary experts and biologists at the California Department of Fish and Game, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the University of California and elsewhere. The wildlife sleuths have been tracking diet, behavior, diseases, births and deaths among 90 radio-tagged sea otters that live off urban Monterey or pristine Big Sur. The sites differ mainly in that Monterey Bay receives more polluted runoff. Last fall, the team was recapturing the otters to take more blood samples, pluck whiskers and retrieve a small, implanted, pen-shaped instrument (all with anesthesia) from each. The instrument recorded a trove of data on body temperature and the time and depth of every dive an otter had made in the past year. By telescope, the scientists observed what the otters ate in more than 20,000 foraging dives. More information is coming from a novel test analyzing the chemical composition of the otter whiskers (based on the principle “you are what you eat,” said Seth Newsome, a research collaborator from the University of Wyoming). And a new genetic technique detects whether pollutants and pathogens are impairing the otters’ immunological health, even before they get sick. The new blood test screens activity in 14 key genes, said Lizabeth Bowen, a geneticist at the Geological Survey who developed the test with Jeffrey Stott of the University of California, Davis. The genetic signatures can reveal whether an animal is experiencing subtle physiological stress, inflammation or infection by bacteria or parasites, Bowen said — or reacting to exposure to pollutants like PCBs. The testing cannot yet tell precisely which contaminant may be stressing the otters. The Big Sur-Monterey study is part of a larger, multiagency effort called the Pacific Nearshore Project, which is comparing nine distinct sea otter populations and the health of their coastal habitats in the northern Pacific. The broader project is investigating why some colonies in southeastern Alaska, British Columbia and Washington that were growing rapidly two decades ago — by 20 percent a year — have seen that rate slowed by half, said its leader, James Bodkin of the Geological Survey’s Alaska Science Center. The California otters’ growth rate is even more lackluster: usually less than 5 percent a year and, lately, near zero. Sea otters are remarkably voracious: To survive frigid waters, they must fuel a high metabolism by consuming 25 to 30 percent of their body weight every day. Veterinary scientists, who tend to favor the coastalpollution explanation, note that the otters dine on many types of shellfish and invertebrates that are prone to accumulating contaminants. As a result, the animals “are getting hit with so many things,”

Sharks Continued from C1 Such an increase would pass the threshold of 3,090, allowing southern sea otters to be considered for removal from the federal endangered species list. The rise in the rate of attacks is a mystery. The researchers said that juvenile white sharks could be mistaking the otters for their favorite foods — sea lions or young elephant seals, whose populations have been expanding. After taking a “test bite,” sharks do not appear to eat the otters. The biters might be one or more individual “errant” white sharks, or other species like mako, sevengill or salmon sharks, said Barbara Block, a marine biologist at Stanford University. She and Tinker hope to collaborate to find answers. It was unclear whether the population of white sharks off the central California coast is changing. A 2011 estimate by Block’s team, the first ever, suggested that the numbers were “extremely low” — only a tenth as many as the otters. California’s coastal waters are like the Serengeti in Africa, Block said, and shark-otter interactions are a sign of a strong healthy ecosystem “with lots of toothy predators in the backyard.” — Ingfei Chen, New York Times News Service

said Melissa Miller, a veterinary pathologist at the California Fish and Game Department who autopsies stranded otters. “I picture it sometimes almost like otters are sitting there right at that land-sea interface with their mouths open.” In 2010, Miller and her associates reported evidence that microcystin, a toxin from bluegreen algae that live only in freshwater lakes and streams, had killed at least 21 sea otters. Another toxin, domoic acid, is also deadly to the animals. Such poisons are generated by harmful growths of algae that can be fed by fertilizers in agricultural runoff. Dr. David Jessup, a veterinarian retired from the state wildlife agency, says other leading killers include disease-causing parasites transmitted in feces from cats and opossums; infections by bacteria in human or animal feces; and industrial pollutants, which may subtly affect otter immune defenses. These factors all “have some connection to human activities,” he said.

‘Nutritional stress’ But to ecologists, emerging evidence instead strongly suggests that elevated rates of infectious diseases are mostly a symptom of a larger problem — insufficient food resources and malnutrition. “When animals reach a point of extreme nutritional stress,” Tinker said, “they will succumb to whatever particular stressor they encounter first” — whether a parasite or toxin, a boat strike or a shark attack that a well-fed otter might otherwise fend off or evade. Even without harmful pathogens from land, “I think they would be dying from something else,” said James Estes, a marine ecologist at the University of California, Santa Cruz. While these ecologists do not minimize the importance of cleaning up coastal pollution, they doubt it would lead to a major rebound in the sea otter population off Big Sur and Monterey. Tinker says these areas probably cannot sustain any more otters, given the available supplies of sea urchins, abalone and other shellfish. The results from the current comparison study, due this spring, may help resolve some of the debate by answering whether otters fare better in the cleaner waters at Big Sur. Preliminary genetic tests indicate higher stress, inflammation and exposure to pathogens and pollutants in the Monterey group, Tinker said. But survival data have not been analyzed. For now, the research partners agree to disagree. No single answer can explain the California sea otter mystery. For instance, food is abundant elsewhere in the otter range, so why aren’t animals rapidly multiplying there and moving into unoccupied territories? No one knows for sure.

Camera Continued from C1 The Lytro weighs 7.6 ounces, a bit more than some point-and-shoots, but not so much that you’d notice. There’s no removable storage or battery: the camera comes with either 8GB of memory (350 pictures, costing $399) or 16GB (750 pictures, costing $499). Since the Lytro captures light rays, not pixels, its sensor is rated at 11 megarays (11 million rays) instead of pixels. Both models come with a lithium-ion battery that is good for up to 600 shots between charges, the camera’s maker says. Turning on the Lytro is nearly instantaneous, as with a point-and-shoot; the touch screen comes to life in about a second. That touch screen is one of the Lytro’s weaker points; it’s a little like that Woody Allen joke about the restaurant (“The food at this place is really terrible. And such small portions!”). After years of viewing large, crisp displays on smartphones and even point-and-shoots, the Lytro’s 1.5-inch LCD screen seems too grainy and small to really get a sense of what you’re shooting. The touch screen’s interface is more successful. When shooting, swiping up reveals an on-screen panel with battery life and memory-capacity information. Swiping to the right takes you to previously shot images. You can also switch between “everyday mode,” where the refocus range is determined automatically, and “creative mode,” which gives the photographer control over the refocus range. You do have to pick something to be in focus — there’s no “all in focus” feature, though Lytro says a software update will include it later this year. After a picture has been taken, you can play around with focal points on the camera’s display, but the Lytro’s small LCD doesn’t make that a very pleasurable experience — it’s better to do it on a computer.

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These photos taken with a Lytro camera feature different focal points, which were created after the photo was taken.

(Right now, that computer has to be a Mac; the company says it will have Windows software later this year.) Taking pictures with the Lytro reveals other benefits besides focusing after the fact. For starters, being able to refocus later means you don’t have to focus now. Since the camera is pulling in multiple focal points all at once, the Lytro doesn’t have the shutter lag point-and-shoots have. It’s not SLR fast, but you can fire away with little delay. You can upload photos to your computer via the included USB cable. Bear in mind that Lytro photos don’t leap onto your computer. They take more than one minute per shot to be uploaded and processed into clickable, refocusable images. If you’re uploading dozens of photos, go downstairs and make a sandwich, or maybe a cassoulet, while the camera does its thing. Given that a Lytro picture is meant to be played around with, the format is not really intended for printed photos. You can generate a print, but it will be at a fairly low resolution, 1080 by 1080 pixels. That’s good enough for a 3-by5-inch or maybe a 5-by-7-inch print, but anything larger will look grainy. So the Lytro is an astonishing new technology, presented in an attractive design, with easy-to-use software. But that doesn’t mean you should buy it. The Lytro has some drawbacks — and not inconsiderable ones. For starters, you can’t share photos while on the go. This is surprising, given that one of the big movements in photography has

been the rise of smartphone cameras, which let us share photos the moment we take them. If you were to tear a Lytro apart, you’d see a dormant Wi-Fi chip inside, so clearly there’s going to be an evolution with some wireless capability. But for now, what Change your mind. Change your life.

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happens on a Lytro stays on a Lytro, until you plug it into your computer. And while refocusing is its own interesting tool, it’s the only tool you have at this point — adding a filter or importing the image into Photoshop remains impossible. Then there’s the price: $400 or $500 is not chump change, even for nonchumps. It’s too expensive for basic photo purposes (that’s what your phone’s camera is for). The potential of light-field photography is great — that whole “don’t have to focus” thing is maybe even more impressive than focusing after the fact — but there’s a difference between a great technology and a great product. For now, I tip my hat to the innovators at Lytro, but I’m not opening my wallet.


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NFL Bounty probe not over yet NEW YORK — The NFL’s investigation that found the New Orleans Saints paid bounties to players for knocking opponents out of games is far from over. League spokesman Greg Aiello said in an email to The Associated Press on Sunday the NFL will be “addressing the issues raised as part of our responsibility to protect player safety and the integrity of the game.” Those issues could include previous seasons, too. Several players around the league have said the Saints and defensive coordinator Gregg Williams weren’t the only ones with such a system. Former Redskins safety Matt Bowen said Williams had a similar bounty scheme when he was in Washington. Aiello said the league would not comment on other reports. He added that the NFL will look at “any relevant info regarding rules being broken,” saying that is “standard procedure.” Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh insisted Sunday his team had no bounty program. “I don’t take part in those things and nor do my teammates and nor my coaches. We don’t allow that,” said Suh, who was suspended for two games this season for stomping on an opponent and has been fined frequently by the NFL for “rough play.” “For me, personally, and I know my teammates, we don’t want to put anybody out,” he added. “Especially me, I would never want anybody to target me to take me out, so why would I do it against somebody else.” The Saints maintained a bounty pool of up to $50,000 the past three seasons, the NFL said. Payoffs came for inflicting game-ending injuries, among other events. — The Associated Press


Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (24) and Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers battle for a loose ball.

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Sisters’ boys basketball head coach Rand Runco goes over plays with his team before Saturday night’s Class 4A state playoff game against Madras in Sisters that the Outlaws won, 53-40. Runco has been the coach for Sisters since 1997.

A lot of wins Sisters’ boys basketball team has a record of 23-3, including two wins over teams from Class 5A and one against a Class 6A school: Dec. 3 vs. Crook Co. W 65-25 Dec. 6 at Summit W 57-52 Dec. 8 at Cascade W 56-52 OT Dec. 13 at Madras W 50-43 Dec. 15 vs. Crater W 61-57 Dec. 16 at Phoenix L 46-63 Dec. 17 vs. Cas. Christian L 46-52 Dec. 27 vs. Burns W 63-28 Dec. 28 vs. Seaside L 39-51 Dec. 29 vs. Crook Co. W 65-37 Jan. 3 at Stayton W 58-39 Jan. 6 vs. Molalla W 58-47 Jan. 7 at Mtn. View W 60-49 Jan. 13 vs. Sweet Home W 65-36 Jan. 19 at Junction City W 63-26 Jan. 20 vs. Cottage Grove W 69-47 Jan. 24 vs. Elmira W 60-46 Jan. 27 at La Pine W 48-35 Jan. 31 at Sweet Home W 73-38 Feb. 3 vs. Junction City W 52-25 Feb. 10 at Cottage Grove W 46-26 Feb. 14 at Elmira W 72-39 Feb. 17 vs. La Pine W 58-39 Feb. 18 vs. Riverside W 55-40 Feb. 25 vs. Cascade* W 72-43 Mar. 3 vs. Madras** W 53-40 *Class 4A play-in game **Class 4A state playoffs Source:



and Runco knew he was going to coach basketball at Sisters High, even when Sisters High did not exist. Sisters’ first high school closed its doors in 1968. The town’s students — including the young Runco — were bused to Redmond until Sisters opened a new high school in 1992. “In sixth grade, a friend asked me what I was going to do when I grew up,” says Runco, who was raised in Sisters. “There was no high school in Sisters at the time. But I knew that someday I’d come and be


A primer for upcoming madness of March By Jon Wilner San Jose Mercury News

We’re less than a week away from what, for some, is the most anticipated day of the college basketball season: Office Pool Monday (which is quickly followed by NCAA Tournament Tuesday, with the first day of the First Four). If you haven’t paid close attention for the past four months, if you don’t know which Zeller brother plays for Indiana and which plays for North Carolina — and especially if you didn’t even know there were Zeller brothers — here’s a primer: The best team in the

land is Kentucky, with its stable of future NBA lottery picks. Unless the best team is North Carolina, with its, er, stable of future NBA lottery picks. Or it could be Syracuse, the best team in the best conference, the Big East. Then again, it could be Michigan State or Kansas or Ohio State or Missouri or Duke. If you’re looking for the elite, those eight are it — unless Baylor gets its act together or Marquette keeps sizzling. See March / D4

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the high school varsity coach at Sisters High. I had the faith.” Sisters’ boys basketball head coach since the 1997-98 season, Runco, 45, this year has guided the Outlaws to the state tournament’s final site for the first time since 1999. His 2011-12 team is 23-3 and plays North Valley this Thursday in a Class 4A quarterfinal at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis. Now in his 14th season leading the Sisters boys program — Runco took a sabbatical from coaching during the 2008-09 campaign to build schools in Nepal with his nonprofit organization Ten Friends — the longtime Outlaw coach has his team right in the thick of what could be one of the most competitive state tourna-

No. 1 Kentucky, with forward Anthony Davis, is the favorite to win the national title.

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Longtime Sisters boys basketball head coach Rand Runco has led the Outlaws to a 23-3 record and a berth in the 4A state quarterfinals ments for mid-sized schools in recent memory. Sisters ended the regular season as one of eight 4A teams with a winning percentage of .800 or better. “There’s 14 really good teams in the playoffs,” Runco says. “And eight of those are the full package.” The Outlaws certainly fall into the “full package” category, having won 17 consecutive games entering Thursday’s quarterfinal contest. Senior John Erickson, a 6-foot-3-inch shooting guard, has already signed to play at NCAA Division II University of Alaska Anchorage next season, and 6-5 junior forward Eli Harrison is a likely all-state selection this season. See Sisters / D4

Pro race in Boise is all about women By Laura Winberry For The Bulletin

It won’t be taking place in Central Oregon, but this Memorial Day weekend, North America’s only International Cycling Union (UCI) 2.1 designated race for 2012 — the Exergy Tour — will be happening a little more than 300 miles away in Boise, Idaho. Certainly, there are plenty of men’s professional road races and tours occurring throughout the country, and even lo- CYCLING cally. This one isn’t about the men, though, it’s all about the CENTRAL women. Sponsored by Exergy Development Group (a renewable energy company headquartered in Boise) and overseen by the same event managers of the acclaimed Amgen Tour of California (Medalist Sports), the Exergy Tour is on a par with the most prestigious and competitive women’s cycling stage races in the world. (According to, a 2.1 designation is the same ranking as the classic Giro d’Italia Internazionale Femminile — the ladies Tour of Italy — and places the Exergy Tour among the same classification as many of the long-established European races. See Race / D6



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BASKETBALL 9 a.m.: Men’s college, Big East Tournament, first round, Game 1, DePaul vs. Connecticut, ESPN2. 11 a.m.: Men’s college, Big East Tournament, first round, Game 2, Pittsburgh vs. St. John’s, ESPN2. 4 p.m.: Women’s college, Big East Tournament, final, teams TBD, ESPN. 4 p.m.: Men’s college, Sun Belt Tournament, final, teams TBD, ESPN2. 6 p.m.: Men’s college, Horizon League Tournament, final, Detroit vs. Valpraiso, ESPN. 6 p.m.: Men’s college, Summit League Tournament, final, teams TBD, ESPN2. SOCCER 11:30 a.m.: UEFA Champions League, Benfica vs. Zenit, Root Sports. 6:30 p.m.: UEFA Champions League, Arsenal vs. AC Milan (same-day tape), Root Sports. HOCKEY 6 p.m.: NHL, Minnesota Wild at Colorado Avalanche, NBC Sports Network.

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• Beavers overpower Northern Illinois: Dylan Davis was four for four with a home run and four RBIs Sunday, leading a 16-hit Oregon State attack in the Beavers’ 11-3 win over Northern Illinois at the Coca-Cola Classic in Surprise, Ariz. The victory was the third in a row for OSU and its third in four games at the 2012 Classic. Davis, a freshman from Redmond, Wash., got the Beavers rolling in the first inning with the first home run of his college career, a three-run blast. Oregon State led just 4-3 after five innings but broke the game open with a five-run sixth. Northern Illinois fell to 0-11. The Beavers (74) return to action this weekend for their home opener in the Nike College Showcase. OSU opens the three-day, four-game event Friday against West Virginia. Game time at Goss Stadium is set for 5:35 p.m. • Ducks make it 10 straight: Aaron Jones singled in the winning run from third base with two outs on the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday, as Oregon extended its victory streak to 10 games with an 8-7 comefrom-behind decision over Long Beach State at PK Park in Eugene. The win completed a sweep of the three-game series for the Ducks, who trailed 5-1 before rallying for four runs in the seventh inning. Both teams scored twice in the eighth for a 7-7 tie, setting the stage for Jones’ ninth-inning heroics. Jones, whose decisive single was on a 3-0 pitch and plated pinch runner Vernell Warren, was one of five Oregon players to collect two hits. Brett Thomas stroked two triples, the first in the seventh, which drove in two runs. Thomas’ second triple, in the ninth, led to the winning run. The Ducks finished with 12 hits, as did Long Beach State (4-7). Oregon plays next in the Nike College Showcase and is scheduled to open against Illinois on Friday at 6 p.m. at PK Park.


Football • Seahawks lock up RB Lynch to 4-year deal: Seattle Seahawks fans might want to consider stocking up on Skittles. Marshawn Lynch is staying put. The Seahawks’ bulldozing, candy-loving running back signed a fouryear contract Sunday night that will keep him in a Seattle uniform for the prime of his NFL career and coming off his finest season. Seattle announced the move less than 24 hours before the deadline for teams to use the franchise tag and Lynch would have been owed more than $7 million for one season if Seattle used the tag on him. A person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press that Lynch’s contract is worth $31 million, including $18

• Gustav Larsson wins ParisNice opener: Gustav Larsson beat British rider Bradley Wiggins by a second to win the first stage of the Paris-Nice race on Sunday in Saint-Remy-Leschevreuse, France. The Swede completed the 5.8-mile route from Dampierre-en-Yvelines to Saint-Remy-les-Chevreuse on the outskirts of Paris in 11 minutes, 19 seconds. American rider Levi Leipheimer finished 4 seconds behind Larsson in third place. Today’s second stage is a mostly flat trek over 115 miles from Mantes-la-Jolie to Orleans.

Tennis • Anderson beats Matosevic to win Delray Beach title: Kevin Anderson beat Australian qualifier Marinko Matosevic 6-4, 7-6 (2) on Sunday to win the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships in Delray Beach, Fla., for his second career ATP title. • Hsieh wins Malaysian Open when Martic retires: Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-Wei became the first Asian winner of the Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Sunday when her opponent, Petra Martic, retired with exhaustion after playing both her semifinal and final matches on the same day.

Winter sports • Canada’s Mielzynski wins World Cup slalom: Erin Mielzynski of Canada won a slalom in Ofterschwang, Germany, Sunday for the first World Cup victory of her career. Resi Stiegler of the United States finished in a personal-best second place, while Marlies Schild of Austria was third to win the slalom World Cup title for the season. • Jansrud wins World Cup super-G race in Kvitfjell: Kjetil Jansrud won the men’s World Cup super-G race on the Olympic course Sunday in Kvitfjell, Norway. The Norwegian skier finished in 1 minute, 34.02 seconds. His compatriot Aksel Lund Svindal was second, 0.21 behind, with Beat Feuz of Switzerland in third, 0.26 behind the winner. It was the first World Cup win for Jansrud, who was beaten by the smallest of margins two days in a row. • 40th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race begins in Alaska: Sixty-six mushers began their quest to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race with the competition’s official start Sunday in Willow, Alaska. The mushers and their dog teams will spend about the next eight days traveling across nearly a thousand miles of Alaska wilderness in a sled, all trying to be the first musher to reach the old gold rush town of Nome. — From wire reports

ON DECK Wednesday Girls basketball: Class 5A state quarterfinals, Bend vs. Hermiston at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, 3:15 p.m.; Class 4A state quarterfinals, Madras vs. Philomath at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, 1:30 p.m.

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Thursday Boys basketball: Class 5A state quarterfinals, Mountain View vs. Milwaukie at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, 1:30 p.m.; Class 4A state quarterfinals, Sisters vs. North Valley at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, 8:15 p.m.

Malaysian Open Sunday At Bukit Kiara Equestrian & Country Resort Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Purse: $220,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Semifinals Petra Martic (5), Croatia, def. Jelena Jankovic (2), Serbia, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 7-6 (5). Championship Hsieh Su-wei, Taiwan, def. Petra Martic (5), Croatia, 2-6, 7-5, 4-1, retired.

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Delray Beach International Sunday At Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center Delray Beach, Fla. Purse: $500,000 (WT250) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Championship Kevin Anderson (7), South Africa, def. Marinko Matosevic, Australia, 6-4, 7-6 (2).

PREP SPORTS Boys Basketball OSAA State Championships Class 6A At Rose Garden Arena, Portland Thursday’s Games Quarterfinals Jesuit vs. David Douglas, 1:30 p.m. South Medford vs. North Medford, 3:15 p.m. Lake Oswego vs. Lincoln, 6:30 p.m. West Linn vs. Central Catholic, 8:15 p.m.


Class 5A At Matthew Knight Arena, Eugene Thursday’s Games Quarterfinals Mountain View vs. Milwaukie, 1:30 p.m. Wilsonville vs. Churchill, 3:15 p.m. Corvallis vs. Silverton, 6:30 p.m. Eagle Point vs. Benson, 8:15 p.m. Class 4A At Gill Coliseum, Corvallis Thursday’s Games Quarterfinals Central vs. Roosevelt, 1:30 p.m. Seaside vs. Newport, 3:15 p.m. Phoenix vs. North Bend, 6:30 p.m. Sisters vs. North Valley, 8:15 p.m.

Girls Basketball OSAA State Championships Class 6A At Rose Garden Arena, Portland Wednesday’s Games Quarterfinals Oregon City vs. West Linn, 1:30 p.m. Westview vs. Southridge, 3:15 p.m. Central Catholic vs. St. Mary’s Academy, 6:30 p.m. Glencoe vs. South Medford, 8:15 p.m. Class 5A At Matthew Knight Arena, Eugene Wednesday’s Games Quarterfinals Springfield vs. Wilsonville, 1:30 p.m. Bend vs. Hermiston, 3:15 p.m. West Albany vs. Lebanon, 6:30 p.m. Milwaukie vs. Willamette, 8:15 p.m. Class 4A At Gill Coliseum, Corvallis Wednesday’s Games Quarterfinals Madras vs. Philomath, 1:30 p.m. Tillamook vs. Henley, 3:15 p.m. Mazama vs. Banks, 6:30 p.m. Cascade vs. Sutherlin, 8:15 p.m.

HOCKEY NHL NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE All Times PST ——— EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA N.Y. Rangers 64 42 15 7 91 179 133 Pittsburgh 64 38 21 5 81 207 167 Philadelphia 64 36 21 7 79 210 191 New Jersey 65 36 24 5 77 180 175 N.Y. Islanders 66 28 29 9 65 155 195 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 64 38 23 3 79 209 150 Ottawa 67 34 25 8 76 202 198 Buffalo 65 30 27 8 68 162 183 Toronto 65 30 28 7 67 194 201 Montreal 66 25 31 10 60 170 184 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Florida 65 31 22 12 74 163 184 Winnipeg 66 31 27 8 70 173 186 Washington 65 32 28 5 69 172 184 Tampa Bay 65 31 28 6 68 184 219 Carolina 65 24 27 14 62 171 197 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA St. Louis 66 41 18 7 89 169 131 Detroit 66 43 20 3 89 209 153 Nashville 65 38 20 7 83 184 166 Chicago 67 36 24 7 79 202 195 Columbus 65 20 38 7 47 153 214 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Vancouver 66 41 17 8 90 209 161 Colorado 67 34 29 4 72 171 180 Calgary 66 29 25 12 70 159 181 Minnesota 66 28 28 10 66 143 180 Edmonton 64 25 33 6 56 170 192 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Phoenix 65 33 23 9 75 170 165 Dallas 66 35 26 5 75 174 178 San Jose 64 33 24 7 73 179 163 Los Angeles 65 30 23 12 72 142 139 Anaheim 66 28 28 10 66 166 186 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Sunday’s Games Dallas 3, Calgary 2, SO N.Y. Rangers 4, Boston 3 N.Y. Islanders 1, New Jersey 0 Chicago 2, Detroit 1 Florida 4, Ottawa 2 Philadelphia 1, Washington 0 Colorado 2, Minnesota 0 Today’s Games Phoenix at Pittsburgh, 4 p.m. Buffalo at Winnipeg, 5 p.m. Edmonton at Anaheim, 7 p.m. Tuesday’s Games Boston at Toronto, 4 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, 4 p.m. Detroit at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Carolina at Washington, 4 p.m. Phoenix at Columbus, 4 p.m. Ottawa at Tampa Bay, 4:30 p.m. Chicago at St. Louis, 5 p.m. Los Angeles at Nashville, 5 p.m. Minnesota at Colorado, 6 p.m. Montreal at Calgary, 6 p.m. Dallas at Vancouver, 7 p.m. Edmonton at San Jose, 7:30 p.m.

BASKETBALL Men’s college Sunday’s Games ——— TOURNAMENT America East Conference Semifinals Stony Brook 57, Albany (NY) 55 Vermont 77, Hartford 73, 2OT Colonial Athletic Association Semifinals Drexel 68, Old Dominion 51 VCU 74, George Mason 64 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Semifinals Fairfield 85, Iona 75 Loyola (Md.) 70, Siena 60 Missouri Valley Conference Championship Creighton 83, Illinois St. 79, OT Northeast Conference Semifinals LIU 78, Quinnipiac 75 Robert Morris 71, Wagner 64 Southern Conference

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Semifinals Davidson 83, Elon 67 W. Carolina 82, UNC Greensboro 77 Summit League First Round S. Utah 84, Oakland 82 W. Illinois 58, N. Dakota St. 53 Sun Belt Conference Quarterfinals Arkansas St. 64, Middle Tennessee 61 Denver 61, South Alabama 50 North Texas 65, Louisiana-Lafayette 62 W. Kentucky 68, UALR 63 EAST Michigan 71, Penn St. 65 SOUTH Florida St. 80, Clemson 72 Kentucky 74, Florida 59 NC State 70, Virginia Tech 58 Virginia 75, Maryland 72, OT MIDWEST Indiana 85, Purdue 74 Ohio St. 72, Michigan St. 70 Wisconsin 70, Illinois 56 FAR WEST Arizona St. 87, Arizona 80 Stanford 75, California 70 Pacific-12 Conference All Times PST ——— Conference W L Washington 14 4 California 13 5 Oregon 13 5 Arizona 12 6 Colorado 11 7 UCLA 11 7 Stanford 10 8 Oregon St. 7 11 Washington St. 7 11 Arizona St. 6 12 Utah 3 15 Southern Cal 1 17 ——— Saturday’s Games UCLA 75, Washington 69 Oregon State 83, Colorado 69 Washington State 43, Southern Cal 38 Oregon 94, Utah 48 Sunday’s Games Arizona State 87, Arizona 80 Stanford 75, California 70 End of regular season

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Pacific-12 Tournament At The Staples Center Los Angeles First Round Wednesday’s Games Washington State vs. Oregon State, 12:10 p.m. UCLA vs. Southern Cal, 2:40 p.m. Stanford vs. Arizona State, 6:10 p.m. Colorado vs. Utah, 8:40 p.m. Quarterfinals Thursday, March 8 Washington vs. Washington State-Oregon State winner, 12:10 p.m. Arizona vs. UCLA-Southern Cal winner, 2:40 p.m. California vs. Stanford-Arizona State winner, 6:10 p.m. Oregon vs. Colorado-Utah winner, 8:40 p.m. Semifinals Friday, March 9 Washington—Washington State-Oregon State winner vs. Arizona—UCLA-Southern Cal winner, 6:10 p.m. California—Stanford-Arizona State winner vs. Oregon—Colorado-Utah winner, 8:40 p.m. Championship Saturday, March 10 Semifinal winners, 3:10 p.m.

Women’s college Sunday’s Games ——— TOURNAMENT America East Conference Semifinals Albany (NY) 58, Binghamton 50 UMBC 77, Boston U. 61 Atlantic 10 Conference Semifinals Dayton 66, Temple 63 St. Bonaventure 78, Saint Joseph’s 52 Atlantic Coast Conference Championship Maryland 68, Georgia Tech 65 Big East Conference Quarterfinals Notre Dame 69, DePaul 54 St. John’s 68, Louisville 61, OT UConn 49, Rutgers 34 West Virginia 39, Georgetown 32 Big Ten Conference Championship Purdue 74, Nebraska 70, 2OT Southeastern Conference Championship Tennessee 70, LSU 58 Southern Conference Semifinals Appalachian St. 77, Chattanooga 52 Samford 62, Davidson 51 Summit League First Round IUPUI 80, N. Dakota St. 64 UMKC 72, Oakland 59 Sun Belt Conference Quarterfinals FAU 56, North Texas 55 FIU 67, Denver 59 Middle Tennessee 65, W. Kentucky 57 UALR 60, South Alabama 54 SOUTHWEST Kansas 83, Oklahoma 77 Texas 79, Texas A&M 64 FAR WEST Stanford 86, California 61

BASEBALL MLB MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Spring training All Times PST ——— Sunday’s Games Minnesota (ss) 5, Tampa Bay 3 N.Y. Yankees 7, Philadelphia 4 Detroit 18, Atlanta 3

Houston 10, Washington 2 Toronto 8, Pittsburgh 5 Boston 8, Minnesota (ss) 3 Kansas City 6, Texas 1 Oakland 12, Chicago Cubs 10 Milwaukee 1, San Francisco (ss) 1, tie Seattle 5, San Diego 4 Cincinnati 8, Cleveland 6 San Francisco (ss) 11, Arizona 1 Today’s Games Baltimore (ss) vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, Fla., 10:05 a.m. Toronto vs. Detroit at Lakeland, Fla., 10:05 a.m. Miami vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, Fla., 10:05 a.m. N.Y. Yankees vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, Fla., 10:05 a.m. Atlanta vs. Houston at Kissimmee, Fla., 10:05 a.m. Cleveland vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 12:05 p.m. L.A. Angels vs. Oakland (ss) at Phoenix, 12:05 p.m. Seattle vs. San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 12:05 p.m. Texas vs. Kansas City at Surprise, Ariz., 12:05 p.m. Oakland (ss) vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 12:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers vs. Chicago White Sox at Glendale, Ariz., 12:05 p.m. Arizona vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 12:10 p.m. Washington vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, Fla., 3:10 p.m. Boston vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, Fla., 4:05 p.m. Pittsburgh vs. Baltimore (ss) at Sarasota, Fla., 4:05 p.m. Milwaukee vs. San Francisco at Scottsdale, Ariz., 6:35 p.m. Tuesday’s Games Detroit vs. Miami at Jupiter, Fla., 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (ss) vs. Houston at Kissimmee, Fla., 10:05 a.m. Washington vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, Fla., 10:05 a.m. N.Y. Yankees vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, Fla., 10:05 a.m. Minnesota vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, Fla., 10:05 a.m. Philadelphia vs. Toronto at Dunedin, Fla., 10:05 a.m. St. Louis vs. N.Y. Mets (ss) at Port St. Lucie, Fla., 10:10 a.m. Baltimore vs. Boston at Fort Myers, Fla., 10:35 a.m. San Francisco vs. L.A. Dodgers at Glendale, Ariz., 12:05 p.m. Cincinnati vs. Seattle at Peoria, Ariz., 12:05 p.m. San Diego vs. Kansas City (ss) at Surprise, Ariz., 12:05 p.m. Colorado vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 12:05 p.m. Kansas City (ss) vs. Cleveland at Goodyear, Ariz., 12:05 p.m. Oakland vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 12:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 12:05 p.m. Texas vs. Arizona at Scottsdale, Ariz., 12:10 p.m.

GOLF PGA Tour Honda Classic Sunday At PGA National Resort and Spa (The Champion Course) Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Purse: $5.7 million Yardage: 7,100; Par: 70 Final Round Rory McIlroy (500), $1,026,000 66-67-66-69—268 Tom Gillis (245), $501,600 68-64-69-69—270 Tiger Woods (245), $501,600 71-68-69-62—270 Lee Westwood (135), $273,600 70-69-70-63—272 Justin Rose (105), $216,600 66-66-71-70—273 C. Schwartzel (105), $216,600 71-66-67-69—273 Rickie Fowler (88), $183,825 69-72-67-66—274 Dicky Pride (88), $183,825 66-67-71-70—274 G. McDowell (75), $153,900 73-64-69-69—275 Kevin Stadler (75), $153,900 66-71-69-69—275 Chris Stroud (75), $153,900 70-69-67-69—275 Keegan Bradley (60), $115,425 67-68-68-73—276 Greg Chalmers (60), $115,425 68-69-68-71—276 Brian Harman (60), $115,425 73-61-69-73—276 D.A. Points (60), $115,425 71-70-68-67—276 Fredrik Jacobson (55), $94,050 70-71-67-69—277 Brandt Jobe (55), $94,050 70-69-69-69—277 Harris English (52), $79,800 66-69-66-77—278 Jeff Overton (52), $79,800 71-65-70-72—278 Vaughn Taylor (52), $79,800 68-66-74-70—278 Stuart Appleby (48), $59,280 69-71-71-68—279 Ernie Els (48), $59,280 70-68-70-71—279 Spencer Levin (48), $59,280 72-69-67-71—279 Davis Love III (48), $59,280 64-72-71-72—279 Henrik Stenson (48), $59,280 70-69-70-70—279 Erik Compton (44), $43,035 67-71-71-71—280 Charles Howell (44), $43,035 68-67-72-73—280 Troy Matteson (44), $43,035 70-69-75-66—280 Ryan Palmer (44), $43,035 66-71-72-71—280 Gary Christian (39), $34,628 73-67-67-74—281 Ben Crane (39), $34,628 67-69-75-70—281 Robert Garrigus (39), $34,628 71-69-70-71—281 Ted Potter, Jr. (39), $34,628 72-64-72-73—281 Mark Wilson (39), $34,628 70-70-68-73—281 Y.E. Yang (39), $34,628 70-70-70-71—281 Robert Allenby (33), $26,268 72-68-73-69—282 Stewart Cink (33), $26,268 70-67-75-70—282 Martin Flores (33), $26,268 66-72-74-70—282 John Huh (33), $26,268 68-69-75-70—282 Rocco Mediate (33), $26,268 69-67-73-73—282 Carl Pettersson (33), $26,268 67-70-74-71—282 Anthony Kim (29), $21,660 70-69-75-69—283 Jason Kokrak (29), $21,660 71-68-71-73—283 Sean O’Hair (26), $18,810 70-69-72-73—284 Heath Slocum (26), $18,810 70-71-70-73—284 Charlie Wi (26), $18,810 71-68-75-70—284 John Mallinger (20), $14,313 74-67-69-75—285 Kenny Perry (20), $14,313 70-71-70-74—285 Cameron Tringale (20), $14,313 72-69-70-74—285 Sang-Moon Bae (20), $14,313 70-71-71-73—285 Michael Bradley (20), $14,313 70-70-73-72—285 Brian Davis (20), $14,313 68-70-74-73—285 Tim Herron (20), $14,313 71-69-71-74—285 Scott Langley, $14,313 70-69-73-73—285 M. Thompson (20), $14,313 74-66-72-73—285 Kris Blanks (13), $12,711 69-72-72-73—286 Brendon de Jonge (13), $12,71168-72-74-72—286 J.B. Holmes (13), $12,711 70-70-71-75—286 Robert Karlsson (13), $12,711 72-69-75-70—286 Chris Kirk (13), $12,711 71-70-72-73—286 Seung-Yul Noh (13), $12,711 66-74-75-71—286 Jason Bohn (7), $12,084 70-70-72-75—287 Ken Duke (7), $12,084 67-69-74-77—287 Bob Estes (7), $12,084 67-69-73-78—287 William McGirt (7), $12,084 69-71-72-75—287 Rory Sabbatini (7), $12,084 69-72-69-77—287 Colt Knost (3), $11,571 71-70-79-68—288 Nick O’Hern (3), $11,571 69-71-71-77—288 Jhonattan Vegas (3), $11,571 71-69-73-75—288 Jimmy Walker (3), $11,571 67-67-73-81—288 P. Harrington (1), $11,286 70-68-72-79—289 Rod Pampling (1), $11,172 69-71-71-79—290 Ricky Barnes (1), $11,058 72-69-75-75—291 J. Maria Olazabal (1), $10,944 73-67-74-78—292

Sprint Cup Subway Fresh Fit 500 Sunday At Phoenix International Raceway Avondale, Ariz. Lap length: 1 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (13) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 312 laps, 130 rating, 47 points, $238,016. 2. (8) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 312, 134.7, 44, $222,836. 3. (7) Greg Biffle, Ford, 312, 96.4, 41, $139,400. 4. (4) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 312, 120.5, 41, $156,121. 5. (28) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 312, 109.4, 40, $141,495. 6. (12) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 312, 117.2, 39, $140,158. 7. (25) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 312, 92.3, 38, $122,539. 8. (30) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 312, 94.9, 37, $134,211. 9. (1) Mark Martin, Toyota, 312, 106.4, 36, $90,175. 10. (9) Joey Logano, Toyota, 312, 95.5, 34, $92,000. 11. (5) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 312, 87.2, 33, $111,066. 12. (18) Aric Almirola, Ford, 312, 74.9, 32, $116,211. 13. (26) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 312, 94.7, 32, $122,836. 14. (29) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 312, 73.1, 30, $84,625. 15. (19) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 312, 78.7, 30, $102,883. 16. (17) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 312, 70.3, 28, $98,983. 17. (24) Carl Edwards, Ford, 312, 78, 27, $116,716. 18. (15) A J Allmendinger, Dodge, 311, 69, 26, $114,825. 19. (41) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 311, 57.4, 25, $95,908. 20. (3) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 311, 76.7, 24, $93,483. 21. (6) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 310, 67.1, 23, $115,108. 22. (2) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 310, 93.5, 23, $123,125. 23. (23) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 309, 55.4, 21, $69,450. 24. (42) Mike Bliss, Ford, 309, 50.7, 0, $80,800. 25. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 309, 44.6, 20, $82,647. 26. (35) J.J. Yeley, Toyota, 309, 41.6, 18, $69,050. 27. (40) Brendan Gaughan, Chevrolet, 308, 47.4, 17, $80,225. 28. (36) David Gilliland, Ford, 308, 42.6, 16, $72,000. 29. (43) David Stremme, Toyota, 306, 36.5, 15, $71,775. 30. (16) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 306, 48.5, 14, $99,239. 31. (20) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 303, 55.9, 13, $79,385. 32. (14) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, engine, 295, 73.4, 12, $98,608. 33. (11) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, engine, 291, 78.2, 12, $110,150. 34. (10) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 274, 53.1, 10, $75,950. 35. (22) Landon Cassill, Toyota, 272, 45.9, 9, $95,170. 36. (32) David Reutimann, Chevrolet, engine, 248, 53.9, 8, $67,675. 37. (21) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, engine, 212, 55.3, 8, $98,588. 38. (33) Josh Wise, Ford, vibration, 110, 30.1, 6, $68,903. 39. (31) Casey Mears, Ford, accident, 109, 47.5, 5, $64,675. 40. (38) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, brakes, 62, 30.6, 0, $64,500. 41. (39) Robby Gordon, Dodge, brakes, 33, 30.4, 3, $64,350. 42. (27) Scott Riggs, Chevrolet, brakes, 29, 29.4, 2, $64,225. 43. (37) Michael McDowell, Ford, brakes, 8, 27.3, 1, $64,597. ——— Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 110.085 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 50 minutes, 35 seconds. Margin of Victory: 7.315 seconds. Caution Flags: 7 for 35 laps. Lead Changes: 25 among 13 drivers. Lap Leaders: M.Martin 1; T.Stewart 2-10; J.Johnson 11-16; K.Harvick 17-59; J.Johnson 60; M.Bliss 61; D.Ragan 62; J.Johnson 63-64; Ku.Busch 65-66; J.Johnson 67-112; Ky.Busch 113-140; K.Harvick 141-144; Ky.Busch 145-168; K.Harvick 169-183; B.Keselowski 184-186; D.Hamlin 187; J.Gordon 188; M.Kenseth 189; J.Burton 190-196; M.Truex Jr. 197-206; J.McMurray 207; K.Harvick 208-228; D.Hamlin 229; M.Truex Jr. 230-248; K.Harvick 249-253; D.Hamlin 254-312. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): K.Harvick, 5 times for 88 laps; D.Hamlin, 3 times for 61 laps; J.Johnson, 4 times for 55 laps; Ky.Busch, 2 times for 52 laps; M.Truex Jr., 2 times for 29 laps; T.Stewart, 1 time for 9 laps; J.Burton, 1 time for 7 laps; B.Keselowski, 1 time for 3 laps; Ku.Busch, 1 time for 2 laps; J.Gordon, 1 time for 1 lap; M.Martin, 1 time for 1 lap; M.Kenseth, 1 time for 1 lap; M.Bliss, 1 time for 1 lap; D.Ragan, 1 time for 1 lap; J.McMurray, 1 time for 1 lap. Top 12 in Points: 1. D.Hamlin, 89; 2. G.Biffle, 83; 3. K.Harvick, 81; 4. M.Kenseth, 79; 5. D.Earnhardt Jr., 72; 6. M.Truex Jr., 71; 7. M.Martin, 71; 8. J.Logano, 70; 9. Ky.Busch, 66; 10. C.Edwards, 63; 11. B.Labonte, 58; 12. B.Keselowski, 52.

DEALS Transactions BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Released LHP Dennys Reyes for failure to report. CHICAGO WHITE SOX—Agreed to terms with C Tyler Flowers, INF Gordon Beckham, INF Eduardo Escobar, INF Ozzie Martinez, INF Brent Morel, OF Alejandro De Aza, OF Brent Lillibridge, RHP Dylan Axelrod, RHP Anthony Carter, RHP Simon Castro, RHP Deunte Heath, LHP Pedro Hernandez, RHP Philip Humber, RHP Gregory Infante, RHP Nate Jones, LHP Charlie Leesman, RHP Jhan Marinez, RHP Nestor Molina, RHP Addison Reed, LHP Chris Sale, LHP Hector Santiago, RHP Zach Stewart, LHP Jose Quintana and LHP Donnie Veal on one-year contracts. National League NEW YORK METS—Agreed to terms with RHP Pedro Beato, LHP Robert Carson, 1B Ike Davis, OF Lucas Duda, RHP Jeurys Familia, SS Wilmer Flores, RHP Dillon Gee, 2B Reese Havens, RHP Jeremy Hefner, LHP Daniel Herrera, OF Juan Lagares, 3B Zach Lutz, RHP Jenrry Mejia, 1B Daniel Murphy, C Mike Nickeas, LHP Jonathon Niese, OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis, RHP Robert Parnell, OF Cesar Puello, RHP Armando Rodriguez, 2B Josh Satin, RHP Chris Schwinden, RHP Josh Stinson, 2B Ruben Tejada, C Josh Thole, 2B Justin Turner and 2B Jordany Valdespin on one-year contracts. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER—Recalled F Lazar Hayward from Tulsa (NBADL). HOCKEY National Hockey League TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS—Named Dave Farrish assistant coach. WASHINGTON CAPITALS—Recalled G Braden Holtby from Hershey (AHL). COLLEGE RHODE ISLAND—Fired men’s basketball coach Jim Baron.



Lakers beat Heat behind Bryant’s 33 The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Although Kobe Bryant hates to disappoint everybody who thinks his 33-point performance in a win over the Miami Heat was payback to Dwyane Wade for breaking his nose in the All-Star game a week ago, that particular Hollywood fable just isn’t true. “He knew I was going to be ready regardless,” Bryant said. Yet the legend of the Masked Mamba will only grow after the Los Angeles Lakers finally struck a few blows of their own in this previously onesided matchup with mighty Miami. Bryant produced his third straight dynamic 30-point game while wearing a clear protective mask over his stilltender nose, while Wade managed just 16 points before fouling out midway through the fourth quarter of the Lakers’ 93-83 victory Sunday. Metta World Peace scored 17 points while leading a solid defensive effort for the Lakers, who have won 17 of their past 18 home games and eight of 10 overall. Andrew Bynum had 16 points and 13 rebounds as Los Angeles never trailed in the final 44 minutes against Miami, snapping a four-game skid in Bryant’s head-to-head matchups with Wade’s Heat. “We did extremely well,” said Bryant, who had just 24 points in the Lakers’ loss in Miami six weeks ago. “I felt like we matched their energy and their physicality, which was a problem for us in Miami.” Just one week after Wade also gave Bryant a concussion with that hard foul in Orlando, Bryant scored 18 points in a dynamic first quarter. He added enough big baskets in the second half to keep the Lakers ahead with help from his starting frontcourt of Pau Gasol, Bynum and World Peace, which combined for 44 points and 30 rebounds while Chris Bosh remained out of Miami’s lineup. Although the Staples Center crowd roundly booed Wade during pregame introductions and the first few times he touched the ball, Wade apologized profusely after the All-Star game to Bryant, his fellow U.S. Olympian. Bryant

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Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, left, shoots against Miami Heat center Joel Anthony during the first half of Sunday’s game in Los Angeles. Bryant had 33 points in the Lakers’ victory.

insisted he bore no grudge, saying Wade would never injure him on purpose. Bryant has spent much of the last week in dark rooms to ease his injuries, and he plans to keep the mask when the Lakers make a three-game road trip next week. “I got hit in the face a couple of times tonight, and it hurt even with the mask,” Bryant said. LeBron James had 25 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists for the Heat, who lost on the final two stops of their three-game trip after nine consecutive victories. Only Mike Miller’s jumper with 21.4 seconds left saved Miami from its lowest-scoring performance of the season. Mario Chalmers scored 15 for the Heat, who played their third straight game without Bosh after the All-Star forward attended his grandmother’s funeral on Saturday. “We all know that Chris is a big part of our team, but guys have to step up in his absence,” James said. “We could have definitely used him the last couple of games, but we gave ourselves a chance to win in

Utah. Today was a little bit different. They played exceptionally well. That’s a really good team. They’re 17-2 at home for a reason. We gave it everything we had, and when you do that, you can be satisfied.” Wade didn’t seem satisfied after going seven for 17 and committed five turnovers before fouling out with 5:14 to play, committing three fouls in rapid succession for an early end to a rough day. In other games on Sunday: Nets. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .104 Bobcats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .101 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Deron Williams scored a franchise-record 57 points to lift New Jersey to a victory over Charlotte. Celtics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115 Knicks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111 BOSTON — Celtics guard Rajon Rondo had his second triple-double in three games, spoiling Harvard grad Jeremy Lin’s return to Boston. Rondo had 18 points, 20 assists and a career-high 17 rebounds. Bulls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96 76ers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .91 PHILADELPHIA — Derrick Rose tied a season high with 35 points, and Joakim

Noah had 11 points and 18 rebounds to lead Chicago to its sixth straight win. Raptors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83 Warriors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75 TORONTO — DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points, James Johnson had 12 points and 12 rebounds and Toronto beat Golden State, snapping a fivegame losing streak against the Warriors. Clippers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .105 Rockets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .103 HOUSTON — Chris Paul had 28 points and 10 assists, Blake Griffin added 14 points and 11 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers beat Houston in overtime. Suns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96 Kings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .88 PHOENIX — Steve Nash had 19 points, Marcin Gortat scored 14 and matched his season high with 17 rebounds, and Phoenix earned its third consecutive victory. Nuggets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .99 Spurs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .94 SAN ANTONIO — Ty Lawson had 22 points and 11 assists and sank the game-sealing jumper with 11.9 seconds left, and injury-riddled Denver beat San Antonio.


Hamlin holds off Harvick in Phoenix The Associated Press AVONDALE, Ariz. — Denny Hamlin spent nearly two months of the offseason in the Scottsdale area, hoping to get away from racing for a while, reinvigorate himself for the 2012 season. It seemed to do wonders, leading to a win at a place where he had one of the biggest disappointments of his career. Hamlin pulled away when NASCAR’s best closer ran out of gas and then had to sweat out his own fuel mileage before completing a confidence-boosting win at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday. “It’s a little bit of satisfaction there, for sure,” Hamlin said. “It’s a bittersweet track.” It was, in fact, the site of one of his worst memories as a driver. Hamlin seemed to have a comfortable lead over Jimmie Johnson in the penultimate race of the 2010 Chase when his title hopes were derailed by a fuel strategy that backfired. Forced to pit for fuel late in the race, he scrambled just to finish 19th while Johnson was fifth. Hamlin left the desert dejected after his lead was trimmed to 15 points and ended up losing the title the next week to Johnson, who earned his record fifth straight Sprint Cup championship. Hamlin then had a bit of a hangover to start the 2011 season and never really clicked, ending up ninth in the Sprint Cup standings. That’s where his return to the desert comes in.

MOTOR SPORTS: NASCAR Trying to get away from the constant race chatter around the Charlotte, N.C., area, Hamlin rented a house in Paradise Valley for seven weeks during the offseason. He came back strong to start this season, finishing fourth at the Daytona 500 with new crew chief Darian Grubb after qualifying 31st. Hamlin started 13th at PIR and briefly led a couple of times before beating Kevin Harvick off the line after a caution with 59 laps left. Harvick, NASCAR’s best finisher, put a scare into him toward the end, but ran out of gas on the final lap. Hamlin was concerned about gas as well, but had just enough for a celebratory burnout after his 18th career win and his first lead in the points since dejectedly leaving Phoenix in 2010. “When I come back here (and win), it puts 2011 to rest,” Hamlin said. “It’s a year I’d soon like to forget and now we can focus on winning a championship.” Hamlin had to hold off NASCAR’s version of a closer to get it. Harvick, who won three races at the finish last season, had Hamlin lined up for another last-second victory. But as he closed in on the No. 11’s bumper, Harvick’s car turned off. His team had been concerned about having enough fuel to get to the end and just missed it, the No. 29 coasting over the line just ahead of Greg Biffle for second.

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Denny Hamlin does a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race in Avondale, Ariz., Sunday.


Eastern Conference

Sunday’s Games

Nets 104, Bobcats 101 NEW JERSEY (104) Stevenson 0-1 0-3 0, Humphries 3-7 5-8 11, Lopez 2-5 2-4 6, D.Williams 16-29 21-21 57, Brooks 1-6 1-4 3, Morrow 4-6 0-0 8, She.Williams 4-4 2-2 10, Green 1-3 0-0 2, Farmar 2-6 2-2 7, Petro 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 33-68 33-44 104. CHARLOTTE (101) Maggette 4-12 15-16 24, Diaw 1-4 0-0 2, Diop 2-4 0-0 4, Augustin 4-12 3-3 12, Henderson 6-14 3-4 15, Walker 3-8 8-8 14, Mullens 5-11 2-2 12, Thomas 1-4 1-1 3, Brown 2-3 3-3 7, Najera 1-3 2-2 4, Carroll 2-5 0-0 4. Totals 31-80 37-39 101. New Jersey 22 23 28 31 — 104 Charlotte 25 28 19 29 — 101 3-Point Goals—New Jersey 5-17 (D.Williams 411, Farmar 1-2, Morrow 0-2, Green 0-2), Charlotte 2-14 (Augustin 1-3, Maggette 1-4, Diaw 0-1, Mullens 0-1, Henderson 0-2, Walker 0-3). Fouled Out—Henderson. Rebounds—New Jersey 48 (Humphries 13), Charlotte 49 (Maggette 7). Assists—New Jersey 20 (D.Williams 7), Charlotte 21 (Diaw 8). Total Fouls— New Jersey 27, Charlotte 28. Technicals—Henderson, Walker, Charlotte defensive three second 2. A—13,564 (19,077).

Raptors 83, Warriors 75 GOLDEN STATE (75) D.Wright 1-9 0-0 3, Lee 9-13 4-5 22, Udoh 2-7 3-4 7, Ellis 8-22 2-2 20, McGuire 2-5 0-0 4, Rush 3-7 1-2 7, Robinson 2-12 3-4 7, Thompson 2-5 00 5, Biedrins 0-0 0-2 0, C.Wright 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 29-80 13-19 75. TORONTO (83) J.Johnson 4-10 4-4 12, A.Johnson 4-8 3-4 11, Gray 1-3 2-2 4, Calderon 1-5 0-0 2, DeRozan 9-17 6-6 25, Bayless 0-6 5-6 5, Barbosa 7-16 1-2 18, Davis 1-4 0-0 2, Kleiza 2-9 0-0 4. Totals 29-78 21-24 83. Golden State 20 27 11 17 — 75 Toronto 18 20 22 23 — 83 3-Point Goals—Golden State 4-19 (Ellis 2-6, Thompson 1-2, D.Wright 1-5, Rush 0-3, Robinson 0-3), Toronto 4-10 (Barbosa 3-5, DeRozan 1-1, Kleiza 0-1, Bayless 0-1, Calderon 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Golden State 50 (Lee 12), Toronto 59 (A.Johnson 13). Assists—Golden State 17 (Ellis 7), Toronto 19 (Bayless, DeRozan, J.Johnson 4). Total Fouls—Golden State 20, Toronto 18. A—18,056 (19,800).

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——— All Times PST Sunday’s Games Boston 115, New York 111, OT L.A. Lakers 93, Miami 83 New Jersey 104, Charlotte 101 Toronto 83, Golden State 75 L.A. Clippers 105, Houston 103, OT Chicago 96, Philadelphia 91 Phoenix 96, Sacramento 88 Denver 99, San Antonio 94

Clippers 105, Rockets 103 (OT) L.A. CLIPPERS (105) Butler 4-12 4-4 14, Griffin 5-14 4-7 14, Jordan 4-5 0-1 8, Paul 10-22 8-10 28, Foye 6-7 0-0 15, M.Williams 5-11 3-3 14, Ken.Martin 5-12 0-0 10, Simmons 0-1 0-0 0, Bledsoe 1-2 0-0 2, Evans 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 40-86 19-25 105. HOUSTON (103) Parsons 5-6 0-1 11, Scola 6-11 4-5 16, Dalembert 8-14 1-2 17, Lowry 5-11 2-4 14, Kev.Martin 6-22 1010 25, T.Williams 1-8 2-2 5, Dragic 0-4 0-0 0, Patterson 1-4 0-0 2, Lee 5-6 0-0 13, Smith 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 37-86 19-24 103. L.A. Clippers 25 20 32 20 8 — 105 Houston 30 17 27 23 6 — 103 3-Point Goals—L.A. Clippers 6-14 (Foye 3-4, Butler 2-3, M.Williams 1-3, Ken.Martin 0-1, Paul 03), Houston 10-20 (Lee 3-3, Kev.Martin 3-9, Lowry 2-3, Parsons 1-1, T.Williams 1-3, Dragic 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—L.A. Clippers 57 (Griffin, Jordan 11), Houston 49 (Dalembert, Scola 12). Assists—L.A. Clippers 17 (Paul 10), Houston 19 (Kev. Martin 8). Total Fouls—L.A. Clippers 21, Houston 25. Technicals—Houston Coach McHale. A—16,646 (18,043).

Pct .795 .757 .657 .579 .632 .595 .528 .486 .378 .371 .324 .316 .316 .222 .114

Today’s Games Utah at Cleveland, 4 p.m. Orlando at Toronto, 4 p.m. Golden State at Washington, 4 p.m. Indiana at Chicago, 5 p.m. Dallas at Oklahoma City, 5 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Minnesota, 5 p.m. Philadelphia at Milwaukee, 5 p.m. Sacramento at Denver, 6 p.m. New Orleans at Portland, 7 p.m.

Lakers 93, Heat 83 MIAMI (83) James 12-26 1-3 25, Haslem 0-5 0-0 0, Anthony 2-6 3-4 7, Chalmers 5-12 1-1 15, Wade 7-17 1-2 16, Battier 3-11 0-0 7, Miller 3-5 0-0 6, Pittman 0-0 1-2 1, Cole 1-1 0-0 3, Howard 0-5 3-3 3. Totals 33-88 10-15 83. L.A. LAKERS (93) World Peace 6-10 3-4 17, Gasol 4-10 3-4 11, Bynum 6-11 4-4 16, Fisher 1-4 2-2 4, Bryant 14-23 5-7 33, Blake 1-4 0-0 3, Murphy 0-2 0-0 0, Barnes 1-1 0-2 2, Goudelock 2-6 1-2 7. Totals 35-71 18-25 93. Miami 20 18 24 21 — 83 L.A. Lakers 28 22 21 22 — 93 3-Point Goals—Miami 7-24 (Chalmers 4-8, Cole 1-1, Wade 1-4, Battier 1-7, James 0-4), L.A. Lakers 517 (Goudelock 2-4, World Peace 2-4, Blake 1-4, Murphy 0-1, Fisher 0-1, Gasol 0-1, Bryant 0-2). Fouled Out—Wade. Rebounds—Miami 44 (James 13), L.A. Lakers 59 (Bynum 13). Assists—Miami 22 (James 7),

Tuesday’s Games Orlando at Charlotte, 4 p.m. Atlanta at Indiana, 4 p.m. Houston at Boston, 4:30 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Detroit, 4:30 p.m. New Jersey at Miami, 4:30 p.m. New York at Dallas, 5:30 p.m.

L.A. Lakers 19 (Blake 6). Total Fouls—Miami 23, L.A. Lakers 17. Technicals—James, L.A. Lakers Coach Brown, Gasol. A—18,997 (18,997).

Celtics 115, Knicks 111 (OT) NEW YORK (111) Anthony 8-21 9-10 25, Stoudemire 7-16 2-4 16, Chandler 3-7 2-2 8, Lin 6-16 1-2 14, Fields 1-4 0-0 3, Davis 3-5 0-0 8, Smith 1-6 0-0 2, Novak 4-8 2-2 14, Jeffries 2-2 3-4 7, Shumpert 6-9 2-2 14. Totals 41-94 21-26 111. BOSTON (115) Pierce 13-23 4-5 34, Bass 6-11 6-6 18, Garnett 8-22 2-2 18, Rondo 7-20 4-7 18, Allen 4-9 2-2 12, Wilcox 3-4 0-0 6, Pietrus 2-9 0-0 5, Bradley 1-3 0-0 2, Dooling 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 45-103 18-22 115. New York 29 27 16 31 8 — 111 Boston 27 24 29 23 12 — 115 3-Point Goals—New York 8-18 (Novak 4-7, Davis 2-3, Fields 1-1, Lin 1-2, Chandler 0-1, Anthony 0-1, Smith 0-3), Boston 7-18 (Pierce 4-7, Allen 2-5,

Pietrus 1-6). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—New York 65 (Chandler 14), Boston 55 (Rondo 17). Assists—New York 23 (Davis 7), Boston 29 (Rondo 20). Total Fouls—New York 23, Boston 24. Technicals— Shumpert, Smith, Allen. A—18,624 (18,624).

Suns 96, Kings 88 SACRAMENTO (88) Evans 8-18 1-1 17, Greene 3-8 1-2 8, Cousins 720 2-2 16, Thomas 3-13 2-2 8, Thornton 9-23 2-3 21, Thompson 3-6 1-2 7, Hayes 2-3 0-0 4, Salmons 0-0 1-2 1, Garcia 1-3 0-0 2, Fredette 0-1 0-0 0, Outlaw 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 38-99 10-14 88. PHOENIX (96) Hill 4-8 0-0 8, Frye 3-12 5-6 11, Gortat 7-11 0-2 14, Nash 8-13 1-1 19, Dudley 6-10 1-2 14, Morris 0-7 2-2 2, Brown 5-11 1-1 13, Telfair 4-8 0-0 8, Lopez 3-7 1-2 7, Redd 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 40-88 11-16 96. Sacramento 32 20 19 17 — 88 Phoenix 29 18 23 26 — 96 3-Point Goals—Sacramento 2-13 (Greene 1-2, Thornton 1-4, Cousins 0-1, Outlaw 0-1, Garcia 0-1, Fredette 0-1, Evans 0-1, Thomas 0-2), Phoenix 5-12 (Nash 2-2, Brown 2-3, Dudley 1-2, Hill 0-1, Frye 0-1, Morris 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Sacramento 57 (Cousins 14), Phoenix 61 (Gortat 17). Assists—Sacramento 16 (Evans 6), Phoenix 17 (Nash 7). Total Fouls—Sacramento 16, Phoenix 16. Technicals—Thornton, Phoenix Coach Gentry. Flagrant Fouls—Cousins. A—15,026 (18,422).

Bulls 96, 76ers 91 CHICAGO (96) Deng 3-11 0-0 8, Boozer 6-12 1-1 13, Noah 410 3-4 11, Rose 12-23 7-9 35, Hamilton 4-6 0-0 8, Brewer 3-4 0-0 6, Gibson 1-6 0-2 2, Watson 4-6 0-0 9, Asik 2-2 0-0 4, Korver 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 39-82 11-16 96. PHILADELPHIA (91) Iguodala 6-15 1-2 14, Brand 6-12 2-2 14, Allen 1-4 0-0 2, Holiday 8-18 0-0 16, Meeks 1-6 0-0 2, Vucevic 7-13 0-0 14, Turner 3-9 0-0 6, Williams 0-7 6-6 6, Young 6-13 5-7 17. Totals 38-97 14-17 91. Chicago 26 14 24 32 — 96 Philadelphia 24 22 18 27 — 91 3-Point Goals—Chicago 7-16 (Rose 4-7, Deng 2-5, Watson 1-2, Korver 0-2), Philadelphia 1-11 (Iguodala 1-4, Holiday 0-1, Williams 0-2, Meeks 0-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Chicago 53 (Noah 18), Philadelphia 57 (Brand 13). Assists—Chicago 21 (Rose 8), Philadelphia 26 (Williams 7). Total Fouls—Chicago 18, Philadelphia 15. A—19,683 (20,318).

Nuggets 99, Spurs 94 DENVER (99) Brewer 4-11 4-4 12, Faried 4-8 3-6 11, Mozgov 1-3 3-4 5, Lawson 7-16 6-6 22, Afflalo 6-12 1-1 14, Harrington 6-14 2-2 16, Andersen 2-2 1-3 5, Miller 5-18 1-2 11, Hamilton 1-2 0-0 3, Stone 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 36-86 21-28 99. SAN ANTONIO (94) Jefferson 2-7 2-2 7, Duncan 7-13 0-2 14, Blair 0-1 0-0 0, Parker 10-16 4-7 25, Green 0-5 2-2 2, Bonner 4-8 0-0 11, Anderson 0-1 0-0 0, Splitter 2-3 2-3 6, Ginobili 2-5 2-2 8, Neal 2-7 0-0 6, Leonard 2-5 8-9 13, Ford 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 32-72 20-27 94. Denver 25 24 26 24 — 99 San Antonio 17 28 26 23 — 94 3-Point Goals—Denver 6-17 (Lawson 2-4, Harrington 2-6, Afflalo 1-1, Hamilton 1-2, Miller 0-1, Brewer 0-3), San Antonio 10-27 (Bonner 3-6, Ginobili 2-3, Neal 2-6, Parker 1-1, Leonard 1-3, Jefferson 14, Anderson 0-1, Green 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Denver 58 (Lawson 9), San Antonio 46 (Duncan 9). Assists—Denver 19 (Lawson 11), San Antonio 22 (Parker 7). Total Fouls—Denver 26, San Antonio 22. Technicals—Denver defensive three second. A—18,581 (18,797).


Stars need shootout to take out Flames The Associated Press CALGARY, Alberta — Loui Eriksson and Jamie Benn gave the Dallas Stars another full two points in their push to make the playoffs for the first time since 2008. Eriksson had a short-handed goal and added an assist in regulation, then scored in a shootout in Dallas’ 3-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Sunday night. “We haven’t been in the playoffs for a couple years,” Eriksson said. “Definitely, we need to step up here. We’ve been playing really well lately. It’s so tight in the conference. Every game is huge for us. We need to win every one here, so we have to keep going.” Benn scored on Dallas’ first attempt in the shootout, and Eriksson connected on the second. The Stars have climbed to seventh in the Western Conference. “We’re just playing simple hockey and coming together as a group to win these games and that’s what we need right now,” Benn said. “Definitely, coming down the stretch, we need as many points as we can get and we’re getting them.” Michael Ryder added a power-play goal, and Kari Lehtonen made 36 saves and assisted on Eriksson’s goal. Curtis Glencross and Jarome Iginla scored for Calgary. Also on Sunday: Flyers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Capitals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 WASHINGTON — Eric

Wellwood scored less than a minute after Philadelphia coach Peter Laviolette called a timeout to give his players an earful, and Ilya Bryzgalov made 34 saves, leading the Flyers to a victory over Washington. Blackhawks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Red Wings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 DETROIT — Patrick Sharp had a goal and an assist, and Patrick Kane broke a tie late in the second period in Chicago’s victory over Detroit. Rangers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Bruins. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 NEW YORK — Derek Stepan and Marian Gaborik scored in the third period, and New York held on to beat Boston for the fifth straight time. Islanders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Devils . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Anders Nilsson made 24 saves to become the first Islanders goalie to have a shutout in his first NHL victory, leading New York past New Jersey. Panthers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Senators. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 SUNRISE, Fla. — Marcel Goc, Krystofer Barch and Mikael Samuelsson scored second-period goals and Florida rallied to beat Ottawa for the first time in 10 games. Avalanche . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Wild . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 ST. PAUL, Minn. — Jamie McGinn got his first career two-goal game just 8:25 into the night, giving Colorado all the scoring it needed to beat Minnesota.





Continued from D1 Maybe most important for Sisters has been the emergence of senior center Bryan Boswell, who at 6-8 gives the Outlaws a true post presence. “We’re athletic for sure and we’ve got some good length,” Runco says about this season’s squad. “And we’ve got a couple of very good basketball players. But what makes this team special is they really like each other. … It’s not perfect, of course, but it’s a group that really does care for one another, and it shows on the court.” Runco has seen every Sisters varsity team since the school reopened 20 years ago, so when he says a certain Outlaw bunch is special, it’s best to take notice. Having basically grown up in the gym at Redmond High, where his dad, Roy Runco, taught and coached, Rand Runco played varisty basketball at RHS and graduated in 1984. He developed during his Panther days two passions that he would carry over into his coaching career: an intense work ethic, and an extreme desire to defeat teams from Oregon’s Willamette Valley. “Pretty much my life goal is to beat any Valley team any time I can,” Runco says, only half joking. “It used to be we’d have good teams (at Redmond) in the IMC (Intermountain Conference) and then we’d go to the Valley and get smashed. I was so excited when we (Sisters High) moved into the (Sky-Em League) because it meant every week we got to go over there and beat one of their teams.” After attending college at Western Oregon and Oregon State, Runco came back to Sisters in 1990 and helped start up the town’s youth basketball leagues. He was named the junior varsity coach when the new high school opened in 1992, and he was elevated to head coach in 1997. Runco wasted no time once he was handed the reins to Sisters’ varsity program, as he guided the Outlaws to a 44-15 record in his first two seasons and back-to-back state tournament berths in what was then Class 3A. His 1998-99 squad advanced to the 3A semifinals at Gill Coliseum before eventually finishing sixth. Thirteen years since the Outlaws’ last state tournament appearance and almost three decades after his early career prediction, Runco has his hometown high school back in Corvallis with a shot at a

Top-ranked Kentucky beats No. 16 Florida

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Sisters’ Eli Harrison (11) shoots over a Madras defender to score during the first half of Saturday’s Class 4A state playoff game in Sisters.

state championship. It’s a postseason run he has been preparing for most of his life. “Going into coaching was pretty natu-

ral for me,” Runco says. “I’ve been in a gym my whole life.” — Reporter: 541-383-0305,

Pac-12 men’s basketball tournament bracket At Staples Center, Los Angeles, from March 7-10. All games televised on Root Sports, except the final will be aired on CBS. FIRST ROUND Wednesday, noon 8

Washington State (15-15, 7-11)


Oregon State (17-13, 7-11)

QUARTERFINALS Thursday, noon


Washington (21-9, 14-4)

SEMIFINALS Friday, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, 2:30 p.m. 5

UCLA (18-13, 11-7)

Thursday, 2:30 p.m.

Trey Burke scored 19 points and Michigan shot 59 percent from the field to earn a share of the Big Ten title for the first time since 1986. No. 14 Wisconsin . . . . . . . . . 70 Illinois . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 MADISON, Wis. — Senior Jordan Taylor scored 16 points in his final home game for Wisconsin. No. 18 Indiana . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 Purdue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Christian Watford scored 19 points and Will Sheehey added 16, leading Indiana over archrival Purdue on Senior Day. No. 22 Florida State . . . . . . . 80 Clemson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Michael Snaer scored a career-high 23 points to lead Florida State. No. 24 Virginia. . . . . . . . . . . . 75 Maryland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Mike Scott had a careerhigh 35 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Sammy Zeglinski scored 20 points as Virginia overcame a late collapse in regulation. No. 25 Creighton . . . . . . . . . 83 Illinois State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 ST. LOUIS — Doug McDermott had 33 points and Antoine Young scored eight of his 14 in overtime as Creighton survived an upset bid in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament final. Stanford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 California . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 STANFORD, Calif. — Chasson Randle scored 17 points, Aaron Bright had 12 points and hit some big free throws in the final minute, and Stanford denied Bayarea rival California a share of the Pac-12 regular-season title. Arizona State . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 Arizona. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 TEMPE, Ariz. — Danish freshman Jonathan Gilling scored a career-high 21 points and shot five of six from three-point range as Arizona State stunned Arizona, dealing a severe blow to the Wildcats’ hopes for an at-large NCAA tournament berth.

FINAL Saturday, 3 p.m.

12 USC (6-25, 1-17) 4

The Associated Press GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Kentucky coach John Calipari never mentioned perfection to his team before Sunday’s game at Florida. He talked about pride. The Wildcats ended up with both. Freshman Anthony Davis had 22 points, 12 rebounds and six blocks, Terrence Jones added 19 points and the top-ranked Wildcats capped a perfect season in Southeastern Conference play with a 74-59 victory over No. 16 Florida. Kentucky (30-1, 16-0) set a school record for regularseason wins, extended its winning streak to 22 games and secured its hold on a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament. The Wildcats are the No. 1 seed in next week’s SEC tournament. “I told them prior to the game, ‘Look, bottom line is if we lose we’re still a one seed. It doesn’t change our seeding. It doesn’t do anything. But it’s about pride,’ ” Calipari said. “... That was the message prior to the game: just go have pride and play.” The Wildcats became just the third team since Alabama in 1956 to go unbeaten in SEC play. The other two? Kentucky. The powerhouse program accomplished the feat in 1996 and 2003. “To be a part of one of them, it’s a great honor,” Davis said. Big Blue faced little resistance in the regular-season finale. The Wildcats used an 80 run in the second half to make it a double-digit lead, and then added a 9-0 run later to put the game out of reach. Also on Sunday: No. 10 Ohio State . . . . . . . . . 72 No. 5 Michigan State . . . . . . 70 EAST LANSING, Mich. — William Buford made a high-arcing jumper from the top of the key with a second left to lift Ohio State and forge a three-way tie for the Big Ten title. No. 13 Michigan . . . . . . . . . . 71 Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 STATE COLLEGE, Pa. —

Arizona (21-10, 12-6)

Wednesday, 6 p.m. 7

Stanford (20-10, 10-8)

Thursday, 6 p.m.

10 Arizona State (10-20, 6-12) 2 Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. 6

Colorado (19-11, 11-7)

Friday, 8:30 p.m.

Cal (23-8, 13-5)

Thursday, 8:30 p.m.

11 Utah (6-24, 3-15) 3

Oregon (22-8, 13-5)

Pac-12 women’s basketball tournament bracket At Galen Center and Staples Center, Los Angeles, from March 7-10. First and second-round games will be broadcast online at Semifinals and final will be televised on Root Sports. FIRST ROUND Wednesday, noon 8

Washington (16-12, 8-10)


Oregon (15-15, 7-11)

Phil Sandlin / The Associated Press

Kentucky’s Terrence Jones (3) goes for the basket as he gets past Florida’s Erick Murphy (33) during the first half of Sunday’s game in Gainesville, Fla.

QUARTERFINALS Thursday, noon


SEMIFINALS Friday, noon

Stanford (28-1, 18-0)

Wednesday, 2:15p.m. 5

UCLA (14-15, 9-9)

Thursday, 2:15 p.m. FINAL Saturday, 11:30 a.m.

12 Arizona (14-16, 3-15) 4

Arizona State (19-10, 10-8)

Wednesday, 5 p.m. 7

Utah (15-14, 8-10)

Thursday, 5p.m.

10 Colorado (17-12, 6-12) 2

California (22-8, 13-5)

Friday, 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, 7:15 p.m. 6

Oregon State (18-11, 9-9)

Thursday, 7:15 p.m.

11 Washington State (11-19, 5-13) 3

Madness Continued from D1 We know the best team does not reside in the woeful Pac-12, and we know it’s not Butler. The Bulldogs, who reached the championship game the past two years, won’t even make the NCAAs this year unless they win the Horizon League tournament (as the No. 5 seed). But there are a handful of Butler wannabes — teams from outside the traditional power conferences with the potential to bust your brackets and reach the Final Four. The list starts with Wichita State and includes Murray State, Southern Mississippi

USC (18-11, 12-6)

and Long Beach State. And New Mexico and Gonzaga and Davidson, which beat Kansas. And Saint Louis and Saint Mary’s and UNLV, which beat North Carolina. While the odds are stacked against any of them reaching New Orleans — the Final Four is traditionally stocked with teams from the power conferences — there’s a good chance a handful will survive the opening week. They’re all well coached, many of them played demanding schedules, and a few possess playmakers capable of hitting big shots in the crucible of March. The best of the group is prob-

ably Creighton forward Doug McDermott, who averaged 25.3 points in three games against Big Ten opponents. Then again, UNLV forward Mike Moser had 16 points and 18 rebounds against North Carolina. And New Mexico’s Drew Gordon will be one of the tournament’s most talented big men. One of them might make the play that topples North Carolina, which possesses the nation’s best front line (center Tyler Zeller and forwards Harrison Barnes and John Henson) but isn’t always locked in defensively. Or maybe Kentucky is the upset victim. The Wildcats

have the projected No. 1 pick in the NBA draft in forward Anthony Davis, but their starting five includes three freshmen. No player is more equipped to carry his team to the title than Kansas forward Thomas Robinson, except the Jayhawks are always a threat to flame out in the early rounds. (Pick them if you dare.) And no coaches are more capable of pulling the right strings in March than Michigan State’s Tom Izzo, North Carolina’s Roy Williams and Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski. You don’t need to have watched a single game the past four months to know that.




Victory makes McIlroy golf’s new No. 1 By Doug Ferguson The Associated Press

Rainier Ehrhardt / The Associated Press

Rory McIlroy reacts after winning the Honda Classic golf tournament in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Sunday. McIlroy became the top-ranked golfer in the world with the win.

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Rory McIlroy was six holes away from winning the Honda Classic and going to No. 1 in the world, an outcome that looked inevitable as he stood on the 13th green Sunday at PGA National. That’s when he heard the roar. Even from the farthest corner of the course, McIlroy knew it was for Tiger Woods. And McIlroy could tell by the sheer volume that it was an eagle. “I could hear the huge roar,” McIlroy said. “And it definitely wasn’t a birdie roar.” For Woods, it was a moment that finally put some color into that red shirt, a birdie-eagle finish for a 62, the lowest final round of his career to get within one shot of the lead and force the 22-year-old from Northern Ireland to play the final hour with little room for error. But this is no ordinary kid. McIlroy answered with clutch shots of his own, a performance that showed why he’s the new No. 1 in golf. He poured in the 8-foot birdie putt on the 13th for a two-shot lead. He gouged out a wedge from grass so deep he could barely see the ball to save par on the 14th, and he twice saved par from the bunker on the scary par 3s for a 1-under 69 and a two-shot win. “It was tough today, especially seeing Tiger make a charge,” McIlroy said. “I knew par golf would probably be good enough. To shoot 1 under in these conditions, when you go into the round with the lead, is very nice. And I was just able to get the job done.” McIlroy became the 16th player to be No. 1 since the world ranking began in 1986, and the fourth player in the past 16 months since Woods abdicated the top spot after a five-year reign. McIlroy replaced Luke Donald and became the second-youngest player to be No. 1 behind Woods, who was 21 when he first got to the top after the 1997 U.S. Open. “It was always a dream of mine to be-

“It was always a dream of mine to become the world No. 1 and the best player in the world or whatever you want to call it. But I didn’t know that I would be able to get here this quickly. ... Hopefully, I can hold onto it for a little longer.” — Rory McIlroy

come the world No. 1 and the best player in the world or whatever you want to call it,” McIlroy said. “But I didn’t know that I would be able to get here this quickly. ... Hopefully, I can hold onto it for a little longer.” He celebrated by flying to New York to spend time with his girlfriend, tennis star Caroline Wozniacki, before returning to south Florida next week for a World Golf Championship. Donald responded quickly to the victory, tweeting “Congrats@McIlroyRory enjoy the view!” Woods made two eagles in the final round and wound up two shots behind, his best finish on the PGA Tour since he was runner-up in the 2009 Tour Championship. Tom Gillis birdied the last hole for a 69 to join Woods as a runner-up. McIlroy, who finished 12-under 268, won for the fifth time in his career. Three of those are on the PGA Tour, including his record-setting victory in the U.S. Open last summer at Congressional. He has finished out of the top five only once since the PGA Championship last August, winning three times, including the Shanghai Masters in an unofficial event against a world-class field. “There’s very few players as good as him at his age out there winning tournaments,” three-time major champion Padraig Harrington said. “There are guys with potential, but he’s already delivered. And he has a good balance in his life. He

doesn’t look like a guy who is going to burn out. He looks like he’s going to be here for a while.” McIlroy shared a big hug with his father, Gerry, as he walked off the 18th green. His parents have come over from Holywood to stay with him in south Florida through the Masters, where McIlroy figures to be a favorite. After a Sunday like this, no one will be quick to rule out Woods. He was nine shots behind going into the final round, and even a 31 on the front nine in blustery conditions left him five shots behind McIlroy. But the finish — especially that 5-iron into the 18th green — was vintage Woods, and it at least gave him a chance. “To me, it was the old Tiger back, the guy that I remember,” said Ernie Els, who played alongside him. “He never missed a shot or made a bad swing.” Lee Westwood, playing two groups ahead of Woods, closed with a 63 to finish alone in fourth. “It was a lot of fun out there,” Graeme McDowell said. “It was just roars going up all over the golf course. “For Rory to go out today with a two-shot lead and have Tiger shoot 62 on him and Westwood shoot 63, it just shows how hard it is to win golf tournaments on any tour in the world, but especially this tour. “This golf season just got a lot more spicy.” McIlroy wasn’t at his best on the front nine, though he did what the best players tend to do by turning a suspect round into a decent score. Despite having only two reasonable birdie chances on the front nine — he made one of them — McIlroy saved himself with a pair of par putts from 12 feet and another one from 8 feet. No one looked capable of catching him. Woods was still five shots behind until a finish that served as a reminder why this guy can’t be counted out — not at PGA National, certainly not with the Masters around the corner. “I figured I had to go birdie-birdie to have a chance,” Woods said.




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Race Continued from D1 The “2” designates a multiple-day event; the “.1” designates the true ranking or quality of the event, and events of this ranking are eligible to host the top teams in the world.) As former host of the Women’s Challenge — one of the most renowned women’s cycling races in North America from 1984 to 2002, and one of the most competitive such races in the world after obtaining its UCI sanction in 1995 (with a prize purse of $125,000 at its peak) — the city of Boise and title sponsors aim to continue along a similar line with the Exergy Tour by bridging the gap between men’s and women’s payouts. In professional cycling, women more often than not get the short end of the race purse. The Exergy Tour, however, is looking to change such disparity among male and female compensation. “From a bigger-picture standpoint,” said director of marketing for the Exergy Tour, Heather Hill, in a phone interview last week, “the vision of the title sponsor is to promote self-confidence, self-esteem and the overall health of girls and women through physical activity … as well as close the gender parity gap and offer women the same experience that men have in the sport.” From May 24 to May 28, a group of handpicked domestic and international women’s professional cycling teams, which will be announced within the next few days, will compete for a final chance to earn international ranking points essential to qualifying for the London Olympic Games in July. “I’ll just say it’s going to be awesome,” said Hill. “Idaho will definitely be welcoming the world, and we’ve designed the overall routes so spectators, fans and volunteers can take part in every day of the tour. Each of the host cities is within an hour of each other (stages will take place in Boise and in the nearby communities of Nampa, Kuna, Garden Valley/Crouch, and Idaho City), which makes for easy travel between each.” With the Exergy Tour in its first year and taking place right here in the Pacific Northwest, this world-class event presents an inaugural opportunity to expose the young, developing cyclists in your life to a high-caliber women’s cycling tour. Despite living here in “cycling central,” it is not often we get to witness one of the largest fields of former, current and future national, world and Olympic female champions competing before our very eyes. The impact on up-and-coming cyclists, especially young girls, holds considerable potential. “From a more communitydriven level it’s about educating younger girls on participating in team and individual sports,” said Hill. “It’s about showing them how cycling can be an advantage for them in terms of self-confidence and health. We look at the women

BEND ENDURANCE ACADEMY XC MOUNTAIN TEAM: Ages 1318; ride local trails to develop strength, skills, fitness and racing knowledge; Tuesdays through Sundays, March-August; bill@; www. BEND ENDURANCE ACADEMY ROAD TEAM: Ages 13-18; improve road skills, learn team tactics and access full race support; Tuesdays through Sundays, March-August; bill@; online MT. BACHELOR SPORTS EDUCATION FOUNDATION FREERIDE, BMX AND DOWNHILL PROGRAM: With Bend Park & Recreation District; ages 10-17; introductory program; Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 3-26; 4:306:30 p.m.; participants grouped by age and skill; meeting locations vary by week (shuttle from office available); $96 park district residents, $130 otherwise; 541388-0002; BEND ENDURANCE ACADEMY MINI BIKES AND MIGHTY BIKES YOUTH MOUNTAIN BIKING: Ages 6-12; develop mountain biking skills with age-appropriate games and trail; Mondays through

“Women’s cycling is very difficult to promote. (And) we have a long way to go before women’s cycling is on par with men’s cycling — not just in this country, but worldwide. Certainly a wellpromoted, marquee event like the Exergy Tour is a huge step in the right direction.” — Michelle Bazemore, a Bend resident and former cycling director for the Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation

who will be coming here and racing and the incredible role models they are. It’s more than a race … it’s really a platform for bringing more women into the sport.” And Hill is right. A large majority of professional women cyclists balance everyday lives beyond their bikes. Many are lawyers, bankers, mothers and more, and all in addition to a full-on commitment to being top-level athletes — which includes long hours of focused training, racing, and a lot of weekends away from home. It isn’t easy. It is important, however, for young female cyclists — and young girls as a whole — to experience and witness firsthand the combined power and grace, as well as the achievements, of these older female role models. Michelle Bazemore, a Bend resident and former cycling director for the Mt. Bachelor Sports Education Foundation, also commented on the influence of an event like the Exergy Tour, as well as on the importance of bringing the support of women’s professional cycling up to the level of the men. Growing up with a six-time national champion for a father (masters road cyclist Dave Mercer), segueing into position as a youth track cycling coach in Indianapolis, and now president of the Bend Velodrome Project, Bazemore is no greenhorn to the cycling scene. “A high-level women’s race takes it one step further, providing credibility and validation. Women’s cycling is very difficult to promote,” said Bazemore. “(And) we have a long way to go before women’s cycling is on par with men’s cycling — not just in this country, but worldwide. Certainly a well-promoted, marquee event like the Exergy Tour is a huge step in the right direction.” For more information on the upcoming Exergy Tour, including announcements about attending teams, visit the race website at www.exergytour. com. —Laura Winberry is a freelance journalist who lives in Bend. She can be reached at laura@ or at 201-8194017. For other cycling questions, comments or information directed to The Bulletin, email to

Thursdays, June-August; bill@; www. BEND ENDURANCE ACADEMY FREERIDE: Ages 13-18; for young riders who love the Lair, Slalom Play Loop and Whoops Trail; develop dirt jumping and mountain trail skills; Tuesdays through Sundays, June-August; bill@; www. INDOOR CYCLING CLASSES: At Powered by Bowen, 143 S.W. Century Drive, Bend; limited to eight riders per class; sessions at 9:30 a.m. and noon Mondays and Fridays; at 6:30 a.m., 4:45 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays; at 6:30 a.m., noon and 5 p.m. on Wednesdays; and at 7 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on Saturdays; $12-$18 per class; www.PoweredbyBOWEN. com, 541-585-1500. FIX-A-FLAT CLINIC: Learn how to

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RIDES WOMEN’S RIDE: Sunday, March 18; depart from shop at 11 a.m.; Twin Bridges loop; meet at east-side Hutch’s Bicycles, 820 N.E. Third St.,

Bend; 541-382-6248. EUROSPORTS RIDE: Group road bike ride starting in Sisters from Eurosports, 182 E. Hood St.; Saturdays; weather dependent, so check with the shop for start time; all riders welcome; 541-549-2471;

OUT OF TOWN BANANA BELT SERIES: Road race series with events March 11 and 18; Henry Hagg Lake, near Gaston; juniors through masters categories; Jeff Mitchem; 503-233-3636; jeff.;

HUTCH’S NOON RIDE: Group road bike ride starting in Bend from Hutch’s Bicycles east-side location, 820 N.E. Third St., at noon on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays; and from Hutch’s west-side location, 725 N.W. Columbia St., at noon on Tuesdays, Thursdays; pace varies; 541-382-6248; www.

PIONEER CENTURY: Saturday, June 2; Clackamas County Fairgrounds, Canby; 7 a.m.; 38th annual ride; options of 32, 45, 55, 77 and 100 miles; includes lunch, rest stops; $30-$35;

HUTCH’S SATURDAY RIDE: Group road bike ride begins at 10 a.m. Saturdays in Bend from Hutch’s Bicycles east-side location, 820 N.E. Third St.; approximately 40 miles; vigorous pace; 541-3826248;

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Apt./Multiplex NE Bend

Alpine Meadows Townhomes 1, 2 & 3 bdrm apts. Starting at $625. 541-330-0719

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1 Bdrm, own bath, W/D, Beautiful 2 Bdrms in garage. $400 mo. + quiet complex, parkelec; pet maybe? like setting. No smkg. Call 541-420-5546 Near St. Charles. W/S/G pd; both W/D ROOM FOR RENT w/d, hkup + laundry facil. weekly maid service, $625-$650/mo; Free $300/mo. incl. utilities. mo with 12-mo lease! La Pine, 541-536-3317. 541-385-6928. Room in SW Bend house, $325, incl. all By Owner: 3 bdrm., 2.5 bath, garage, hardutils & satellite, own wood downstairs, mtn. bath? 541-480-8080. views, remodeled, SE Bend, own bath, ga$795, 541-480-8080. rage space, off Reed Mkt., utils incl., wifi, Duplex 2bdrm close to $400, 541-389-3874 downtown. Hardwood, gas fireplace, W/D, Studios & Kitchenettes garage. W/G & yard Furnished room, TV w/ maint incl. No smokcable, micro & fridge. ing/pets. $725 + dep. Utils & linens. New 541-382-0088 owners.$145-$165/wk 541-382-1885 Open House Fri. 10-4, : Senior living at its Tumalo - 2 rooms + best. Spacious 1 & 2 bath, sep. entrance. bdrm apt. homes $450 mo. 541-350available now! Great 8935, 541-550-0216 move-in specials. $99 moves you in (OAC). 634 Call or stop by today Apt./Multiplex NE Bend for a tour. 611 NE Bellevue Dr, Bend. !! NO APP FEE !! 541-617-3985. 2 bdrm, 1 bath $530 & 540

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Broken Top Townhome, 3 bdrm., 2+ bath, turn key ready mid March, single garage, incl. outside maint. & garbage, $1300/mo., 541-389-2581.

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NOTICE: Oregon state I DO THAT! law requires any- Home/Rental repairs one who contracts Small jobs to remodels for construction work Honest, guaranteed to be licensed with the work. CB#151573 Construction Con- Dennis 541-317-9768 tractors Board (CCB). An active license means the contractor Home Improvement is bonded and insured. Verify the Kelly Kerfoot Const. contractor’s CCB li- 28 yrs exp in Central OR! cense through the Quality & honesty, from CCB Consumer carpentry & handyman jobs, to expert wall covWebsite www.hirealicensedcontractor. ering install / removal. com

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NOTICE: OREGON Landscape Contractors Law (ORS 671) requires all businesses that advertise to perform Landscape Construction which includes: Summer’s coming -planting, decks, get your projects fences, arbors, done now! water-features, and Guaranteed quality at installation, repair of an affordable price. Schedule a project irrigation systems to now & receive a be licensed with the $50 McGrath’s or Landscape ContracZydeco Gift Card!! tors Board. This CCB #188520 4-digit number is to be 541-306-7380 included in all advertisements which indiDebris Removal cate the business has a bond, insurance and JUNK BE GONE workers compensaI Haul Away FREE tion for their employFor Salvage. Also ees. For your protecCleanups & Cleanouts tion call 503-378-5909 Mel, 541-389-8107 or use our website: to Excavating check license status before contracting Levi’s Dirt Works, with the business. RGC/CGC: For all your Persons doing landdirt/excavation needs: scape maintenance Small jobs for Homeondo not require a LCB wers, Wet/dry utils, Conlicense. crete, Public Works, Subcontracting, Custom pads,Driveway Grading, Painting/Wall Covering Operated rentals & augering,CCB#194077 Mtn. High Painting: 541-639-5282 Res./Comm, decks, owner operated, free Handyman estimates, refs., CCB# 161131 Margo Construction 541-390-6004 LLC Since 1992 • Pavers • Carpentry • Remodeling • Decks Picasso Painting:Paint • Window/Door 2 rooms, 1 rm of = or Replacement • Int/Ext lesser value free. For this Paint CCB 176121 • great deal call 541-280541-480-3179 9081. CCB#194351

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Beaver Patriot 2000, Walnut cabinets, solar, Bose, Corian, tile, Snowmobiles Houses for Rent 4 door fridge., 1 slide, Sunriver W/D. $75,000 Polaris 2003, 4 cycle, 541-215-5355 fuel inj, elec start, reIn River Meadows a 3 verse, 2-up seat, bdrm, 1.5 bath, 1376 cover, 4900 mi, $2500 Coachman sq. ft., woodstove, obo. 541-280-0514 Freelander 2011, brand new carpet/oak 27’, queen bed, 1 floors, W/S pd, $795. Polaris XC700 slide, HD TV, DVD 541-480-3393 1998, 136” Track, player, 450 Ford, or 541-610-7803 paddle track, sev$49,000, please 687 eral aftermarket upcall 541-923-5754. grades, some seat Commercial for damage, $1000, Rent/Lease please call 541-504-1704. 850




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Office/Warehouse lo- Harley Davidson SoftTail Deluxe 2007, cated in SE Bend. Up white/cobalt, w/pasto 30,000 sq.ft., comsenger kit, Vance & petitive rate, Hines muffler system 541-382-3678. & kit, 1045 mi., exc. cond, $19,999, 693 541-389-9188. Ofice/Retail Space for Rent

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When ONLY the Komfort 23’ 1985, very BEST will do! clean, all amenities, interior gutted & re- 2003 Lance 1030 Deluxe Model Camper, modeled, $2850, loaded, phenomenal Bobby, 541-948-5174 condition. $17,500. 2007 Dodge 6.7 Cummins Diesel 3500 Montana 34’ 2003, 2 4x4 long bed, 58K mi, slides, exc. cond. $34,900. Or buy as throughout, arctic unit, $48,500. winter pkg., new 541-331-1160 10-ply tires, W/D ready, $25,000, 541-948-5793 Autos &


MONTANA 3585 2008, exc. cond., 3 slides, king bed, lrg LR, Arctic insulation, all options $37,500. 541-420-3250

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1/3 interest in ColumMONTANA 3585 2008, bia 400, located at exc. cond., 3 slides, Sunriver. $138,500. king bed, lrg LR, ArcCall 541-647-3718 tic insulation, all options $37,500. 1/3 interest in well541-420-3250 equipped IFR Beech Bonanza A36, located KBDN. $55,000. 541-419-9510

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at Bend Airport (KBDN) Pilgrim 27’, 2007 5th wheel, 1 slide, AC, 60’ wide x 50’ deep, w/55’ wide x 17’ high TV,full awning, excelbi-fold door. Natural lent shape, $23,900. gas heat, office, bath541-350-8629 room. Parking for 6 cars. Adjacent to Frontage Rd; great visibility for aviation bus. 541-948-2126 Road Ranger 1985, Take care of 25’, catalytic & A/C, Fully self contained, your investments $3400, 541-389-8315 with the help from Just too many The Bulletin’s collectibles? “Call A Service Professional” Directory Sell them in The Bulletin Classiieds 916


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Canopies & Campers Arctic Fox 990 Camper 2005,2 awnings, slide, w/ Ford F-350 Lariat Diesel 2005, low mi., 1982 INT. Dump with Arborhood, 6k on reboth exc. cond, no pets built 392, truck refuror smoking, $51,900, bished, has 330 gal. 541-548-9130. water tank with pump and hose. Everything Lance-Legend 990 works, $8,500 OBO. 11’3" 1998, w/ext-cab, 541-977-8988 exc. cond., generator, solar-cell, large refrig, AC, micro., magic fan, bathroom shower, removable carpet, custom windows, out- Chevy Bonanza door shower/awning 1978, runs good. set-up for winterizing, Price reduced to elec. jacks, CD/ste$5000 OBO. Call reo/4’ stinger. $9500. 541-390-1466. Bend, 541.279.0458

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Saab 9-3 SE 1999 convertible, 2 door, Navy with black soft top, tan interior, very good condition. $5200 firm. 541-317-2929.

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Big Tex Landscaping/ ATV Trailer, dual axle flatbed, 7’x16’, 7000 lb. GVW, all steel, $1400. 541-382-4115, or 541-280-7024. 931

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Chrysler SD 4-Door 1930, CDS Royal Standard, 8-cylinder, body is good, needs some restoration, runs, taking bids, 541-383-3888, 541-815-3318

Dodge 250 Club Cab 1982, long box, canopy, tow pkg., a/c, rebuilt engine, new tires and brake, automatic transmission w/ under drive, $2995. 541-548-2731


2 sets all season Kumho tires: 205/55R16 off Mercedes C240, $300; 235/65R17 on nal 318 wide block, wheels, off Mercedes push button trans, ML320, $500. Used 1 straight, runs good, season, lots of tread, $1250 firm. Bend, like new cond. Tire chains also included. 831-295-4903 503-307-8232 (Bend) BMW factory rims and Ford 2011 F250 King new Dean WinterCat Ranch Crew Cab 4x4 XT studded tires. Diesel V8, LOADED, 215/60R16 rims & Immaculate, 7800 tires, less than 1000 miles. $51,000 obo. mi on tires, asking FIAT 1800 1978 5-spd, 541-475-7211 $395. 541-935-6642 door panels w/flowers & hummingbirds, We Buy Junk white soft top & hard Cars & Trucks! top, Reduced! $5,500, Ford F150 1983, only Cash paid for junk 541-317-9319 or 67K original miles! vehicles, batteries & $2600. 541-382-2899 541-647-8483 catalytic converters. Serving all of C.O.! Ford Mustang Coupe Call 541-408-1090 1966, original owner, V8, automatic, great 932 shape, $9000 OBO. GMC ½-ton Pickup, Antique & 530-515-8199 1972, LWB, 350hi Classic Autos motor, mechanically A-1, interior great; Chevy 1951 pick-up rebody needs some stored. $16,500 obo ; TLC. $4000 OBO. ‘59 Buick Invicta 98%, Call 541-382-9441 $19,900 obo; ‘54 Chev 5-window V8, $4700 obo. 541-504-3253 or Lincoln Mark IV, 1972, needs vinyl top, runs 503-504-2764 good, $3500. 541-771-4747 International Flat Bed Pickup 1963, 1 ton dually, 4 spd. trans., great MPG, could be exc. wood Chevy Chevelle 1967, hauler, runs great, 283 & Powerglide, very new brakes, $1950. clean, quality updates, Plymouth 541-419-5480. Barracuda $21,000, 541-420-1600 1966, original car! 300 hp, 360 V8, center- Toyota 4x4 1989, 5spd, lines, (Original 273 4-cyl, X-cab w/ bench eng & wheels incl.) seat, 68K miles on 541-593-2597 engine, new util box & bedliner, 4 extra tires w/rims, Kenwood CD, 1950 CHEVY CLUB VW BAJA BUG AudioBahn speakers, 1974 1776cc enCOUPE, Cobalt Blue, new paint, exc. cond. gine. New: shocks, Great condition, runs in & out, must see, tires, disc brakes, well, lots of spare $5000. 541-385-4790 interior paint, flat parts. $9995. Call black. $4900 OBO; 541-419-7828 935 over $7000 invested. 541-322-9529. Sport Utility Vehicles

Chevy Wagon 1957, 4-dr. , complete, $15,000 OBO, trades, please call 541-420-5453.

Chevy 4x4 1970, short wide box, canopy, 30K mi on premium 350 motor; RV cam, electronic ignition, tow pkg, new paint/detailing inside & out, 1 owner since 1987. $4500. 541-923-5911

Mercury Cougar 1994, XR7 V8, 77K mi, exc. cond, REDUCED $4500 OBO. 541-526-1443

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Dodge 3500 2007 Quad Cab SLT 4x4, 6.7L Cummins 6-spd AT, too much to list, great for towing, $30,000 OBO. Dodge pickup 1962 541-385-5682 D100 classic, origi-

Willy’s CJ2A Jeep 1946, $4500 OBO; 1977 Suzuki, 100 CC, 800 orig. Chevy Corvette Coupe mi. $1000 OBO, 2006, 8,471 orig 559-285-8300, Sisters miles, 1 owner, always garaged, red, 2 933 tops, auto/paddle Pickups shift, LS-2, Corsa exhaust, too many options to list, pristine car, $37,500. Serious only, call 541-504-9945

Ford Excursion 2005, 4WD, diesel, exc. cond., $24,000, call 541-923-0231.

Buick Regal GS 2002, 4 dr, turbo, leather htd pwr seats, PW, PDL, moonroof, auto A/C, traction control, pwr mirrors, tilt, cruise, premium sound, Black Chevy Corvette 1989, metallic. Kelly Blue 350, AT, black, runs Book $7500; sell & drives good, 162K $6500. 541-977-9971 miles, $3995, OBO.

4-WHEELER’S OR HUNTER’S SPECIAL! Jeep 4-dr wagon, 1987 4x4, silver, nice wheels, 183K, lots of miles left yet! Off-road or on. Under $1000. Call 541-318-9999 or 541-815-3639. Free trip to D.C. for WWII Vets!

CHEVY SUBURBAN LT 2005, low miles., good tires, new brakes, moonroof Reduced to $15,750 541-389-5016.

Chevy Tahoe LS 2001 Chrysler 300 Coupe 4x4. 120K mi, Power 1967, 440 engine, seats, Tow Pkg, 3rd auto. trans, ps, air, row seating, extra frame on rebuild, retires, CD, privacy tintpainted original blue, ing, upgraded rims. original blue interior, Chevy Silverado 1987, Fantastic cond. $9500 1 ton, 2WD auto., tow original hub caps, exc. Contact Timm at pkg, king cab, pw, chrome, asking $9000 541-408-2393 for info $3500 OBO. Clean or make offer. or to view vehicle. title, 541-740-8480. 541-385-9350.

Nissan Xterra S - 4x4 2006, AT, 76K, good all-weather tires, $13,500 obo. 858-345-0084

Sabre Limited, almost perfect, $2900. 1999 Regal GS, 3.8 Litre V-6, supercharged, $2900; 2006 Lucerne CX, $7900; 2004 LeSabre, 40k. $7900. Bob, 541-318-9999 Sam, 541-815-3639.

Porsche Cayenne 2004, Cadillac DeVille Sedan 1993, leather in86k, immac, dealer terior, all pwr., 4 new maint’d, loaded, now tires w/chrome rims, $17000. 503-459-1580 dark green, CD/radio, under 100K mi., runs Subaru Forester 2.5 exc. $2500 OBO, Sport 2003, Metallic 541-805-1342 Red, AWD, 87K mi., auto, A/C, pwr. windows, locks, mirrors, Chevy Corvette 1988 4-spd manual with AM/FM/cassette, 3-spd O/D. Sharp, Michelin tires, $7550 loaded, 2 tops, (tinted OBO, 541-923-8202 & metal. New AC, water pump, brake & 940 clutch, master cylinVans der & clutch slave cyl. $6500 OBO. 541-419-0251.

Dodge Transvan, 1978, 360, AT, licensed, runs great, tires like new, $2250. 541-362-5559 or 541-663-6046 Ford Windstar 1995, 132k; Chrysler Town & Country LX 2003 mini van, 152,000 miles; Nissan Quest GXE 1996, 150,000 miles. Your Choice! $2900! $3900! $4900! Bob at 541-318-9999, Sam at 541-815-3639 Free trip to DC for WWII vets. Honda Odyssey EX, 2004. 67,000 miles. New tires. $11,500 541-322-9508. Mercury Monterey 2005 Maroon Mini-van/111k miles $4,800/OBO Very clean/runs great! More info? See Craig's list ad or call Kathy 541-350-1956 or Jim 541-948-2029 to see/ test drive. 975

Automobiles AUDI QUATTRO CABRIOLET 2004, extra nice, low mileage, heated seats, new Michelins, all wheel drive, $12,995 503-635-9494.

BMW 323i convertible, 1999, sport package, low miles, priced under Blue Book at $8,000. Call 541-788-0231

BMW 525i 2004

New body style, Steptronic auto., cold-weather package, premium package, heated seats, extra nice. $14,995. 503-635-9494.


Legal Notices LEGAL NOTICE ADOPT: Loving 1st time parents promise to give your baby a safe, happy home. Expenses paid. Olivia and Matt, 1-866-644-1213. LEGAL NOTICE City of Bend Water Meters Various Water Meter Related Equipment, Hardware and Accessories Notice of Initiation to Bid City of Bend is requesting sealed bids for 3/4-inch, 1-inch, 1-1/2 inch, 2 inch, 3/4 inch and 1 inch backflow devices, miscellaneous ductile iron and bronze water fittings, various water meter hardware and accessories that will be used within the City's water system. Sealed bids will be received until 2:30 PM on March 20, 2012, at the City Of Bend Purchasing Office at 710 NW Wall Street, 2nd Floor, Bend, Oregon, 97701, Attention: Gwen Chapman, Purchasing Manager. Bids must be physically received at the location listed by the deadline. No faxed or electronic (email) submissions will be accepted. There will be a formal bid opening in the Council Chambers immediately following the submission deadline. Bids will not be accepted after the stated opening date and time. Late bids will be returned to the vendor unopened. The invitation to bid, addenda, and notification of bid results for this bid may be viewed, printed or ordered on line from Central Oregon Builders Exchange at by clicking on "Public Works Projects" and then on "City of Bend" or in person at 1902 NE 4th St, Bend, Oregon. Entities intending to bid should register with the Central Oregon Builders Exchange as a planholder in order to receive addenda. This can be done on-line or by contacting Central

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Legal Notices y g Oregon Builders Exchange at: (541) 389-0123, Fax (541) 389-1549, or email at m. Bidders are responsible for making sure they have all addenda before submitting bids. The City of Bend reserves the right to: 1) cancel the procurement or reject any or all bids in accordance with ORS 279B.100, 2) postpone award of the contact for a period not to exceed sixty days from the date of bid opening, 3) waive informalities in the bids, and 4) select the bid which appears to be in the interest of the City. Published: March 5, 2012 Gwen Chapman Purchasing Manager 541-385-6677 LEGAL NOTICE Request for Sub-Bids Baarstad's General Contracting is accepting bids for material and labor to build a new 9500 S. Ft. Acute Care Mental Health Facility in John Day, OR. Bids will be accepted for all divisions except excavation. Information about the project can be obtained by Contacting Larry Baarstad at 541-276-7235 office or at 541-969-9192 cell. This project is not prevailing wage. Bids will be due March 21, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. PUBLIC NOTICE The Bend Park & Recreation District Board of Directors will meet in a work session at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at the district office, 799 SW Columbia, Bend, Oregon. Agenda items include a report on the results of a community poll, a review of the Capital Improvement Plan, a report on an ice multi-event center, and a review of Access Plan priorities. The board will not conduct a business session. The March 6, 2012, board report is posted on the district’s website, For more information call 541-389-7275.


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LEGAL NOTICE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE Loan No: xxxxxx6040 T.S. No.: 1337392-09. Reference is made to that certain deed made by Lee E. Bonjorni, Cynthia G. Bonjorni, as Grantor to Regional Trustee Service Corp., as Trustee, in favor of Gn Mortgage Corporation, A Wisconsin Corporation, as Beneficiary, dated July 11, 2001, recorded July 19, 2001, in official records of Deschutes, Oregon in book/reel/volume No. xx at page No. xx, fee/file/Instrument/microfilm/reception No. 2001-34935 covering the following described real property situated in said County and State, to-wit: Lots seventeen (17) and eighteen (18), block twenty-five (25), Oregon Water Wonderland, Unit 2, Deschutes County, Oregon Commonly known as: 17376 Golden Eye Dr Bend OR 97707. Both the beneficiary and the trustee have elected to sell the said real property to satisfy the obligations secured by said trust deed and notice has been recorded pursuant to Section 86.735(3) of Oregon Revised Statutes: the default for which the foreclosure is made is the grantor's: Failure to pay the monthly payment due may 1, 2011 of principal, interest and impounds and subsequent installments due thereafter; plus late charges; together with all subsequent sums advanced by beneficiary pursuant to the terms and conditions of said deed of trust. Monthly payment $831.57 Monthly Late Charge $29.84. By this reason of said default the beneficiary has declared all obligations secured by said Deed of Trust immediately due and payable, said sums being the following, to-wit; The sum of $76,074.68 together with interest thereon at 7.250% per annum from April 01, 2011 until paid; plus all accrued late charges thereon; and all trustee's fees, foreclosure costs and any sums advance by the beneficiary pursuant to the terms and conditions of the said deed of trust. Whereof, notice hereby is given that, Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation the undersigned trustee will on June 11, 2012 at the hour of 1:00pm, Standard of Time, as established by Section 187.110, Oregon Revised Statutes, At the bond street entrance to deschutes county courthouse 1164 Nw Bond, City of Bend, County of Deschutes, State of Oregon, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash the interest in the said described real property which the grantor had or had power to convey at the time of the execution by him of the said trust deed, together with any interest which the grantor or his successors in interest acquired after the execution of said trust deed, to satisfy the foregoing obligations thereby secured and the costs and expense of sale, including a reasonable charge by the trustee. Notice is further given that any person named in Section 86.753 of Oregon Revised Statutes has the right to have the foreclosure proceeding dismissed and the trust deed reinstated by payment to the beneficiary of the entire amount then due (other than such portion of said principal as would not then be due had no default occurred), together with the costs, trustee's and attorney's fees and curing any other default complained of in the Notice of Default by tendering the performance required under the obligation or trust deed, at any time prior to five days before the date last set for sale. In construing this notice, the masculine gender includes the feminine and the neuter, the singular includes plural, the word "grantor" includes any successor in interest to the grantor as well as any other persons owing an obligation, the performance of which is secured by said trust deed, the words "trustee" and "beneficiary" includes their respective successors in interest, if any. Dated: February 02, 2012. Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation 525 East Main Street P.O. Box 22004 El Cajon Ca 92022-9004 Cal-Western Reconveyance Corporation Signature/By: Tammy Laird R-403413 03/05, 03/12, 03/19, 03/26




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LEGAL NOTICE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE T.S. No.: T10-62188-OR Reference is made to that certain deed made by, Irving K. Orton and Susanne C. Orton, husband and wife as Grantor to Amerititle, as trustee, in favor of ABN Amro Mortgage Group, Inc., as Beneficiary, dated 03-15-2007, recorded 03-20-2007, in official records of Deschutes County, Oregon in book/reel/volume No. at page No., fee/file/instrument/microfile/reception No. 2007-16531 (indicated which), covering the following described real property situated in said County and State, to-wit: APN: 195540 Lot One Hundred Fourteen (114), Awbrey Glen Townsites, Phase Six, City of Bend, Deschutes County, Oregon. Commonly known as: 3690 NW Cotton Place Bend, OR 97701 Both the beneficiary and the trustee have elected to sell the said real property to satisfy the obligations secured by said trust deed and notice has been recorded pursuant to Section 86.735(3) of Oregon Revised Statutes: the default for which the foreclosure is made is the grantor's: INSTALLMENT OF PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST PLUS IMPOUNDS AND / OR ADVANCES WHICH BECAME DUE ON 09/01/2009 PLUS LATE CHARGES, AND ALL SUBSEQUENT INSTALLMENTS OF PRINCIPAL, INTEREST, BALLOON PAYMENTS, PLUS IMPOUNDS AND/OR ADVANCES AND LATE CHARGES THAT BECOME PAYABLE. Monthly Payment $9,123.97 Monthly Late Charge $278.30 By this reason of said default the beneficiary has declared all obligations secured by said deed of trust immediately due and payable, said sums being the following, to-wit: The sum of $877,440.09 together with interest thereon at the rate of 6.25% per annum from 08-01-2009 until paid; plus all accrued late charges thereon; and all trustee's fees, foreclosure costs and any sums advanced by the beneficiary pursuant to the terms of said deed of trust. Whereof, notice hereby is given that FIRST AMERICAN TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, the undersigned trustee will on 06-04-2012 at the hour of 11:00 AM, Standard of Time, as established by section 187.110, Oregon Revised Statues, FRONT ENTRANCE OF THE COURTHOUSE, 1164 N.W. BOND STREET, BEND, OR 97701 County of DESCHUTES, State of Oregon, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash the interest in the said described real property which the grantor had or had power to convey at the time of the execution by him of the said trust deed, together with any interest which the grantor or his successors in interest acquired after the execution of said trust deed, to satisfy the foregoing obligations thereby secured and the costs and expenses of sale, including a reasonable charge by the trustee. Notice is further given that any person named in Section 86.753 of Oregon Revised Statutes has the right to have the foreclosure proceeding dismissed and the trust deed reinstated by payment to the beneficiary of the entire amount then due (other than such portion of said principal as would not then be due had no default occurred), together with the costs, trustee's and attorney's fees and curing any other default complained of in the Notice of Default by tendering the performance required under the obligation or trust deed, at any time prior to five days before the date last set for sale. In construing this notice, the masculine gender includes the feminine and the neuter, the singular includes plural, the word "grantor" includes any successor in interest to (he grantor as well as any other persons owing an obligation, the performance of which is secured by said trust deed, the words "trustee" and "beneficiary" include their respective successors in interest, if any. For sales information, please contact AGENCY SALES AND POSTING at WWW.FIDELITYASAP.COM or 714-730-2727 Dated: January 30, 2012 FIRST AMERICAN TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY AS TRUSTEE C/O CR TITLE SERVICES INC. P.O. Box 16128 Tucson, AZ 85732-6128 PHONE NUMBER 866-702-9658 REINSTATEMENT LINE 866-272-4749 Laura M. Soza, Authorized Signer ASAP# 4203430 03/05/2012, 03/12/2012, 03/19/2012, 03/26/2012

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