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If you missed the eclipse ... Euro crisis pits U.S., Germany in tactical dispute By Nicholas Kulish

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BERLIN — Even as European leaders put together their latest response to the euro crisis, a GermanAmerican clash over how best to manage the broader financial crisis and put the world economy back on a sound footing has been set in stark relief. Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany defied skeptics and laid the groundwork for a deeper union that she said rights the mistakes of the euro’s birth and puts integration on a stable path for the long term. In the process, she forced German fiscal discipline on Europe as the prescription for combating the ills that afflict the region. Yet even as the cogs of the European agreement were being fitted into place, President Barack Obama issued a warning. See Euro / A4

These images, taken by local photographer Loren Irving, show the moon at different stages during Saturday morning’s total lunar eclipse, the last time we’ll see one until 2014.

Bend’s burning question The Bulletin

Part of the ambiance of buying a Christmas tree in Bend includes fire pits burning in the vendor lots. Drive past one on a cold day, and it’s hard not to notice the pall of smoke lingering fog-like in the air. But even though the city outlawed many types of open burning in 2009 to reduce pollution, these fires are allowed under current codes if used for warmth, recreation or cooking. If a vendor places Noble Fir branch trimmings in a pit, however, things become more hazy. That’s because the city’s code doesn’t allow the burning of yard debris, including branch-

As more dads lose their jobs, quality time with kids rises By Joel Stonington Bloomberg News

Jeff VanderHeijden didn’t expect to be a stay-at-home father for his 3-year-old daughter, especially after getting a raise and promotion as a counselor last year at a residential program for troubled teenagers. Two weeks later, he was fired. That’s when VanderHeijden, 35, of Carlisle, Pa., joined the growing ranks of American men spending more time caring for a child. One-third of fathers with working wives are now a regular source of care for their children, the result of the depressed economy and large numbers of out-ofwork men, according to the Census Bureau. “Certain projects like refinishing the basement kind of had to go on hold, but it really pays off in the long run,” said VanderHeijden, whose wife is a teacher. “You can’t put a price on a fatherdaughter relationship.” See Dads / A5

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es, leaves and pine needles. Bend Fire Marshal Gary Marshall said the only thing residents or businesses should be burning in their outdoor fireplaces is dry, seasoned wood. “Usually when you just stick with dry wood, it burns clean and doesn’t impact the neighbors as much,” Marshall said. “That’s the type of fire that was intended to be allowed within the city of Bend.” Someone caught burning trash or other debris in city limits can receive a fine for a Class B civil infraction, though Marshall said the fire department will typically warn an offender first. See Burning / A5


These must have state or federal emission certifications. Uncertified stoves don’t have to be replaced, but state law requires they be removed when a home is sold.

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Rules are identical to wood stoves.



These cannot be more than 3 feet in diameter and must be 25 feet away from a structure. Garbage, yard debris and other refuse cannot be burned in these devices.

Rules are the same as outdoor fireplaces.

Not allowed within city limits.

• Details about the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s Woodstove Program can be found online at • For information about the city’s burning regulations, visit

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Syrian conflict threatens Iraq’s fragile balance The Washington Post

BAGHDAD — At the very moment U.S. troops are pulling out of Iraq, the revolt in neighboring Syria is threatening to disrupt the fragile political consensus that U.S. forces spent so long striving to uphold. As the Syrian conflict takes on increasingly sectarian dimensions, the crisscrossing rivalries that had been held somewhat in check among Iraq’s Shiite majority and its Kurdish and Sunni minorities risk being inflamed. Syria’s sectarian makeup is almost a reverse image of Iraq’s, with a minority, Shiite-affiliated Alawite regime confronting a protest movement drawn largely from the country’s Sunni majority. Iraq’s Sunnis have accused Shiites of helping Syrian President Bashar Assad, and Shiites here allege that Sunnis are fighting with the fledgling rebel Free Syrian Army. Both sides fear the consequences for Iraq of the region’s rapidly shifting balance of power. “Syria plays into a lot of the unresolved issues in Iraq,” said Toby Dodge, an international relations analyst at the London School of Economics. “It’s a destabilizing factor, and especially as we go into the post-withdrawal dynamic.” See Iraq / A7

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation that is fighting Prineville’s Nativity display is no stranger to controversy. The Madison, Wis.-based nonprofit claims a membership of more than 17,000, operates with a staff of four attorneys and says it has filed 50 lawsuits since it was established in 1978. This year, the group has sent 500 letters of complaint to public agencies about alleged constitutional violations, co-president Annie Laurie Gaylor said. Forty of those complaints involved Nativity scenes on public property. “We are not searching the country for cases because we are overwhelmed,” she said. “The load has been just too heavy. More and more people find out about us and ask us for help.” Gaylor said the group had stopped at least 90 of those alleged violations without having to go to court. “It’s our goal to end violations through education and persuasion. We don’t want to waste taxpayers money. We are trying to defend the Constitution.” Prineville’s Nativity display had sat on city property during the holiday season for more than 20 years. Last year, the American Civil Liberties Union objected, saying it violated the separation between church and state. See Nativity / A6

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TOP: Giant galaxy Cassiopeia A. BOTTOM: Clouds of gas that will help make new stars and planets.

The Washington Post The history of the universe thus far: There’s a big bang. Matter inflates into nothingness, billowing clouds of gas. A dollop of it coalesces; a star is born. Then another and another and another, becoming uncountable billions. Stars fall into galaxies, including our own Milky Way. Soon enough, though, the process reverses. A star dies, exploding. Stardust — known less colloquially as “the elements” — spews deep into space. Dust collapses, victim to gravity. A star is born, again — and often, planets, too. We’ve got the pictures to prove it. More precisely, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History has them in a new exhibit called “The Evolving Universe,” a collection of dozens of shots from telescopes. It’s enough to ig-

nite feverish cosmic dreams in even the casual stargazer. Take the photograph of the giant galaxy Centaurus A. In its heart lurks a “messy eater” of a supermassive black hole, said Jonathan McDowell, an astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics who helped curate the exhibit. As the black hole sucks up stars, “it tries to swallow too much, and it can’t,” McDowell said. Instead of disappearing down the hole, some star stuff escapes and shoots out in dual luminescent jets plowing deep into intergalactic space. The bright spectacle of cosmic violence just about jumps off the wall. In the images, X-ray energy is painted as a hot blue, so we can see it; infrared light is colored orange; visible light, the stuff we can see, is white and brown.


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IN HISTORY Highlights: In 1936, Britain’s King Edward VIII abdicated the throne so he could marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson; his brother, Prince Albert, became King George VI. In 1941, Germany and Italy declared war on the United States; the U.S. responded in kind. In 1946, the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) was established. In 1972, Apollo 17’s lunar module landed on the moon. (Astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt are, to date, the last men to walk on the lunar surface.) Ten years ago: In the first criminal indictment stemming from 9/11, federal prosecutors charged Zacarias Moussaoui, a French citizen of Moroccan descent, with conspiring to murder thousands. Five years ago: After a two-day journey, space shuttle Discovery reached the international space station for a weeklong stay. One year ago: The eldest son of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff, 46-year-old Mark Madoff, hanged himself in his Manhattan apartment on the second anniversary of his father’s arrest. Auburn quarterback Cam Newton won the Heisman Trophy.


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Facebook hasn’t killed the holiday card yet In 1995, the Greeting Card Association forecasted sales of 2.7 billion Christmas cards. This year, that number has dropped to 1.5 billion. Still, the group says nine out of every 10 U.S. households send cards throughout the year. CHRISTMAS CARD BUYERS TOP SELLERS By cards sent By age as of April Christmas Bought a card 1.5 billion (2010) Did not buy card Bought by 51% 39% 18-24 Valentine’s Day 48 25-34 143 million (2011) Bought by 42% 54 35-44 Mother’s Day 53 45-54 139 million (2011) 55 55-64 Bought by 43% Father’s Day 57 65+ 94 million (2011) Sources: Hallmark, Mintel International Group Bought by 32%


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Tips for good holiday letters

On one side of the goldwrapped chocolate coin in your Christmas stocking, there’s Kathleen Snider, of Alameda, Calif., who was stunned to get a holiday letter in the mail from a friend last year. She figured everyone is on Facebook now and no one sends holiday cards or letters anymore. “I have to say, I thought it was archaic. I mean, I’m 53, and I thought it was something really old people did,” said Snider, who added that she plans to send hard-copy Christmas cards only to a few relatives “who still like to get mail.” On the flip side, there’s Janice Hitchcock, of Albany, Calif., who uses Facebook but still snail-mails 90-plus cards every holiday season. “I think people realize a status update on Facebook is not a greeting,” Hitchcock, 63, said. “An e-card might be a greeting, but it’s so easy to just delete it. It feels so cold.” To be sure, the ever-increasing use of social media might someday freeze out the holiday card and letter. E-cards, apps and online photo sharing offer efficiency and the possibility of incorporating your own smiling face on a little animated reindeer doing the cancan, all while saving forests of trees. Yet while such methods may exclusively herald the holidays in the future, it hasn’t happened yet. Lots of folks see the Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or New Year’s card as a small gift, bringing joy to each friend. And with everyone spending so much time online these days, some say they’ve been invigorated to mail real cards and letters, often handcrafted with individual designs and family photos. A recent study by online marketing firm Vistaprint and Zoomerang Online Surveys and Polls showed that, despite the growth of social media, holiday cards are still popular, with 63 percent of 1,000 men and women surveyed nationwide saying they would mail tangible greetings in 2011.

• Keep it brief (never more than one page). • Don’t brag. Share good news, but avoid gloating. • Don’t embarrass your family members. Let them read it first. • Add a personal note so it doesn’t feel like a form letter. • Proofread for grammar. • Read it aloud before sending.

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• Send only to people you feel will really care about your family’s news, not to mere acquaintances. • Above all, enjoy yourself. If it’s a chore, don’t do it. That will come through in print. • P.S.: Dec. 20 is the last day to mail holiday cards in time for Christmas. — The Oakland Tribune



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Russian protesters demand a new election during Saturday’s rally in Moscow. Angered by alleged fraud in last Sunday’s parliamentary elections, Russians gathered across the country, challenging Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s hold on power.

Tens of thousands rally against Putin By Ellen Barry

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MOSCOW — Tens of thousands of Russians gathered peacefully in central Moscow on Saturday to shout “Putin is a thief” and “Russia without Putin,” forcing the Kremlin to confront a level of public discontent that has not been seen here since Vladimir Putin first became president 12 years ago. The power of the crowd was marked by its diversity, liberals, nationalists and communists, a collection of constituencies best described as the urban middle class, a group so digitally connected that some were broadcasting the rally live using iPads held over their heads. Police estimated the crowd at 25,000, though organizers said there were more than twice that many. There was a massive police presence around the site, including rows of troop carriers, dump trucks and bulldozers, but when the crowd dispersed four hours later, no detentions had been reported. Equally remarkable was the fact that the

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demonstration was covered on government-controlled television news, which has not aired criticism of Putin for years. Many in the crowd said the event marked a watershed moment perhaps not seen since the early 1990s, heady days when street politics brought down communism. “People are just tired; they have already crossed all the boundaries,” said Yana Larionova, 26, a real estate agent. Calls for protest have been mounting since parliamentary elections last Sunday, which domestic and international observers said were tainted by ballot-stuffing and fraud on behalf of Putin’s party, United Russia. But an equally key event, many said, was Putin’s

announcement in September that he would run for the presidency in March. He is almost certain to win a six-year term, meaning he will have been Russia’s paramount leader for 18 years. Demonstration organizers have put forward several main demands: the immediate release of prisoners arrested last week in connection with the protests; the scheduling of new parliamentary elections; the ouster of Vladimir Churov, who heads the Central Election Commission; the investigation of election violations; and the registration of so-called “nonsystem” opposition parties, ones that have been unable to win seats in Parliament or put forward presidential candidates.

Medical researchers in Britain have successfully treated six patients suffering from the blood-clotting disease known as hemophilia B by injecting them with the correct form of a defective gene, a landmark achievement in gene therapy. Hemophilia B is the first wellknown disease to appear treatable by gene therapy, a technique with a 20-year record of almost unbroken failure. The general concept of gene therapy — replacing the defective gene in any genetic disease with the intact version — has long been alluring. But carrying it out in practice, usually by loading the replacement gene onto a virus that introduces it into human cells, has been a struggle. The immune system is all too effective at killing the viruses before the genes can take effect. The success with hemophilia B, reported online Saturday in The New England Journal of Medicine, embodies several minor improvements developed over many years by different groups of researchers. The delivery virus, carrying a good version of the human gene for the clotting agent known as Factor IX, was prepared by researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis. The patients had been recruited and treated with the virus in England by a team led by Dr. Amit Nathwani of University College London; researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia monitored their immune reactions. Hemophilia B is caused by a defect in the gene for Factor IX. Fatal if untreated, the disease occurs almost only in men because the Factor IX gene lies on the X chromosome, of which men have only a single copy. About one in 30,000 of newborn boys have the disease. Nathwani and his team reported that they treated the patients by infusing the delivery virus into their veins. Now, 20 more patients will be treated to assess the best dose of the virus.



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Delegates to the U.N. climate talks adopted a significant agreement this morning, setting nations on a new path toward an international accord by 2015 to limit greenhouse gas emissions. The outcome of contentious negotiations taking place in Durban, punctuated by fingerpointing among the world’s biggest greenhouse gas emitters and heckling by activists, reflected a fundamental shift in the geopolitics behind global environmental disputes. Developing countries have long been a unified bloc, demanding that industrialized nations take most of the responsibility for cutting global greenhouse gas emissions. But faced with the fact that a handful of emerging economies, led by China and India, are helping drive carbon emissions to new heights, the world’s smallest nations joined forces with the European Union to demand decisive action from their former allies as well as the United States. The Durban agreement provides countries with the latitude to forge something that would apply to all nations, called an “agreed outcome with legal force,” a last-minute compromise that creates an alternative to a traditional treaty.

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Euro Continued from A1 In his most explicit comments on the matter to date, Obama warned that the European — read, German — focus on longterm political and economic change was well and good but risked coming undone if leaders did not react quickly and powerfully enough to the market forces threatening the euro’s survival in the coming months. At the heart of the debate is the question of how far governments must bend or even bow to the power of markets. Obama sees retaining the stability of markets and the confidence of investors as a primary goal of government and a prerequisite for achieving any major changes in public policy. Merkel views the financial industry with profound skepticism and argues, in almost moralistic fashion, that real change is impossible unless lenders and borrowers pay a high price for their mistakes. “It’s a battle of ideas,” said Almut Moeller, a European Union expert at the German Council on Foreign Relations. “There is a different understanding of how to set up a sustainable economy in a globalizing world. Here there is a major rift.” It will be difficult to know for weeks, or maybe even months, which approach is right. But it is clear the stakes are high, with the health of the world economy, the EU and perhaps Obama’s presidential hopes hanging in the balance. Economists have fretted for months that forcing austerity plans on Europe’s troubled economies — while a good long-term solution — could lead to deep recessions in the short term, compromising any chance for effective change. On a political level, Merkel could look back on last week’s meeting of leaders in Brussels and declare, “We have succeeded.” Where her mentor, former Chancellor Helmut Kohl, failed, Merkel managed to push through enforceable oversight of government spending that would allow the European Court of Justice to strike down national laws that violate fiscal discipline. Obama is fiercely proud of the record he achieved in

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel managed to push through enforceable oversight of government spending, but President Barack Obama warns the deal risks coming undone.

keeping not just the U.S. but the entire world out of an acute financial meltdown after 2008, presiding over enormous stimulus spending in tandem with unrestrained support from the Federal Reserve. Now, the president and his allies say that in doing so, they may well have prevented the world from falling into another Great Depression. By ignoring the short-term threat, American officials say, Merkel is unwittingly courting the very threat they so narrowly managed to keep at bay. Strong governments can borrow cheaply, mainstream economists on both sides of the Atlantic argue, and have an obligation to intervene more aggressively than they would in normal times to make up for the slump of private demand. Germans are staunchly opposed to any solution that involves greater debt, but even more so to policies that might court inflation, their historic obsession. Policymakers in Berlin and at the Bundesbank headquarters in Frankfurt have urged restraint on the part the European Central Bank, insisting it should not buy up too many bonds from heavily indebted eurozone countries. “We will save the euro. We have to save the euro. We

have the biggest resources and the biggest interest. But we will harken fiscal probity,” said Josef Joffe, publisher of the German weekly Die Zeit, describing the German position. “We will not sacrifice our memories.” The Obama team argues that with recession on the horizon for Europe, the threat of inflation is low, and the real threat is a great depression. Administration officials, and many economists, argue that Germany is remembering the wrong crisis — it should be focused on a repeat of the deflation and contraction of the 1930s, not a repeat of the hyperinflation of the ’20s. Americans take a far more accommodating approach to the problem of moral hazard than Germans. The time for a reckoning is after financial stability has been restored, Americans say, otherwise it is ordinary people, not the rich, who suffer most in a downturn. Obama, of course, faces re-election and sees Europe as one of the biggest threats to his chances, as it could tip the American economy back into recession if austerity worsens the slump there. German officials are well aware of that and complain privately that electoral results are Obama’s chief concern.

The Germans, for their part, seem almost to welcome the collapse of market confidence: Without the rising pressure from markets, Silvio Berlusconi would not have resigned as prime minister of Italy. And most European partners would not have given the European Court of Justice the power to overturn laws inconsistent with fiscal discipline without the incentive of fear. “The Germans had a strategic insight or advantage to let the crisis get to the threshold within the European Union necessary for France to be willing to hand over the kind of sovereignty the country has always resisted,” said Jacob Funk Kirkegaard of the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington. “You could say that the crisis has either been the wake-up call or the tool that Germany has used to beat them into submission.” But Merkel’s strategy remains highly risky. She herself miscalculated when she insisted a year ago that any bailout had to include the private sector chipping in with the public sector, a requirement included in the Greek rescue. The markets punished Italy and Spain for that stance, and it was dropped last week at the Brussels gathering. Obama was worried enough to send his treasury secretary, Timothy Geithner, to ring the alarm bells all over the continent ahead of the summit. But the other members of the eurozone swallowed their reservations and moved ahead with Friday’s agreement because their rising financing costs left them little choice but to follow Germany’s lead. “The countries that had resisted these kinds of moves in the past are under so much pressure currently that they see it’s necessary to regain credibility,” said Juergen Matthes, senior economist at the Cologne Institute for Economic Research. In the end, Merkel’s view clearly won out over Obama’s. “Merkel is calling the tune and writing the notes,” Joffe, the newspaper publisher, said. Whether Merkel’s defiant strategy works is a question markets will begin to ask on Monday, whether she likes it or not.


U.S. envoy: Troops may stay past 2014 deadline By Rod Nordland

New York Times News Service

KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan on Saturday raised the possibility that U.S. combat troops could stay in the country beyond the 2014 deadline that the White House had set for their withdrawal. The ambassador, Ryan Crocker, speaking at a roundtable event with a small group of journalists, said that if the Afghan government wanted U.S. troops to stay longer, the withdrawal could be slowed. “They would have to ask for it,” he said. “I could certainly see us saying, ‘Yeah, makes sense.’” He emphasized, however, that no such decision had been made. White House officials said Crocker’s comments were consistent with its

previously stated position. “The president never excluded the possibility that there would be some U.S. forces here, but he stressed that security would be under Afghan lead by 2014,” said the embassy spokeswoman, Eileen O’Connor. “The president has always spoken of a responsible winding down of the efforts here, so talk of the possibility of some troops still being here post-2014 is not a change in policy.” But Crocker’s comments were a strong articulation of that possibility and came as the administration is engaged in discussions with the Afghan government on what arrangements should be after 2014. Black Psilamolean & Princess Diamonds


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Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner waves to supporters after her swearingin ceremony at the government house in Buenos Aires on Saturday. Fernandez took the oath of office for the second time, the only female leader in Latin America to ever be re-elected. Fernandez extolled the country’s remarkable economic turnaround and promised to continue extensive social programs and subsidies that critics say are increasingly too costly. Before a full complement of Latin American leaders and legislators gathered in the National Congress building, she referred several times to her predecessor and late husband, Nestor Kirchner, who died of a heart attack in October 2010. “Argentina has made an incredible leap,” she said, referring to sharp reduction in poverty and joblessness since her husband took power in 2003. She succeeded him in 2007. “We have added 5 million jobs, and 96 percent of our retirees are covered” by government pensions, she said. — From wire reports

Hefty price tags hinder Congress on year-end deals By Robert Pear

New York Times News Service

WASHINGTON — The costs of last-minute items pending before Congress are formidable, and lawmakers say that is a major reason they have had so much difficulty reaching a year-end agreement on payroll taxes and other issues. Politics and ideology play a big role in the debate, but the sheer cost of the items — which could easily top $350 billion, according to the Congressional Budget Office — is also a factor. No agreement between the House and the Senate is in sight. President Barack Obama and Senate Democratic leaders say Congress must not leave town for the holidays unless it extends unemployment benefits and prevents a tax increase for the middle class by extending a payroll tax break that is scheduled to expire Dec. 31. An employee’s share of the payroll tax, now 4.2 percent of wages, is scheduled to rise

Burning Continued from A1 Of the 100 to 150 warnings the department issues annually, Marshall said, about 1 percent become repeat offenders and are subject to fines. “We’d much rather be the person to educate, rather than bring down what some people call a ‘heavy hammer’ and give out a fine,” Marshall said. “We never write a citation on the first time that I’m aware of. It’s always been an educational program.”

Debris burning banned in 2009

City residents were able to burn yard debris, such as leaves and pine cones, for two days in November, until that practice was banned in 2009. A year before that, residents were allowed to burn yard debris for 20 days in the spring and fall. Bend city councilors prohibited open burning of yard debris as a way to reduce the health risks associated with having more smoke and particulate matter in the air. Local, state and federal rules for wood-burning stoves and indoor fireplaces aim to do the same, though Marshall said it’s nearly impossible to stop people from illegally burning garbage. State law requires emission certification for these devices from either the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality or the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The state can’t force someone to buy a new stove or fireplace to replace one that doesn’t have this certification. But should that individual sell his or her

to 6.2 percent in January, adding $1,000 to the taxes paid by a typical working family with income of $50,000. Keeping the tax rate at its current level for another year would cost the government $120 billion, the budget office says. Obama and congressional Democrats want to lower the payroll tax rate to 3.1 percent through 2012. Setting the rate at that level would cost at least $180 billion, the budget office says. Many lawmakers also want to extend jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed, who will begin to lose assistance early next year unless Congress acts. The cost would range from $34 billion to $55 billion or more, depending on specifics of the legislation. In addition, Congress is facing a deadline for action on Medicare. Unless lawmakers step in, doctors treating Medicare patients will see a 27 percent reduction in reimbursements in January.

home, the state’s “Heat Smart” law passed in 2009 requires the person to remove and dispose of the stove or fireplace. Bend has had a similar ordinance on its books since the 1990s. According to DEQ Air Quality Specialist Larry Calkins, it was the first city in the state to adopt such a law. While he said the rules governing wood stoves and fireplaces are straightforward, he admits that outdoor emission control can be difficult because of perceived loopholes, such as those associated with campfires and outdoor fireplaces. “For instance, with Christmas tree vendors and their wood burning, warming fires, it’s kind of hard to regulate that when they’re out there trying to keep warm while selling Christmas trees,” Calkins said. “What we’re more concerned about is waste debris burning, like big piles of leaves and big piles of pine needles, because it’s not keeping people warm.” Calkins said the DEQ doesn’t like to regulate open burning in residential neighborhoods, although he’s expecting new EPA rules in February that will take a broader look at certain devices, such as outdoor boilers that don’t emit clean smoke. He also said he doesn’t know what the future might hold for the various outdoor fireplaces and kilns people put in their backyards or on their porches. “It’s something that we’re aware of,” Calkins said, “but we haven’t gotten to the level of where we feel it’s important to clamp down on those.” — Reporter: 541-633-2160,

Dads Continued from A1 The number of dads regularly caring for children younger than 15 increased to 32 percent in 2010 from 26 percent in 2002. Among those fathers with preschool-age children, one in five served as the primary caregiver, meaning adults such as VanderHeijden spend the most time with their children, the Census found.

A growing trend The recession has increased the number of fathers with an active role in child care, a trend that has been growing since at least 1988, said Lynda Laughlin, a family demographer at the Census Bureau. “The economy hasn’t completely rebounded, particularly for men,” she said. “What did they label it, a ‘mancession?’” The economic downturn initially had a greater effect on men than women, with males losing more net jobs between December 2007 and May 2011, according to a July report from the Pew Research Center. Men have regained jobs more quickly in the recovery, the Pew study found. During recessions, fathers spend more time as partial and primary caregivers of children, Laughlin said, partly because unemployment or changes in work hours increase their availability to do so. “It also can reduce available income to pay for child care outside of the home,” she said.

Good news, bad news The recession isn’t the only reason. Women are increasingly contributing more to family income than men, and there is a growing desire among men to take part in the lives of their children, according to Ellen Galinsky, president and cofounder of the New Yorkbased Families and Work Institute. “The good news is that kids are with their fathers more,” Galinsky said. “The bad news is that families are so squeezed economically.” The new statistics, from the Census Survey of Income and Program Participation, showed that 54 percent of unemployed fathers with a working wife and preschool-age children are primary caregivers, while 17 percent of employed fathers in the same situation fill that role. Some couples decide that the cost of child care cancels out the income from a lower-wage job, regardless of the recession. “If I’m making X and my wife is making X plus 10, who do you want making the money?” said Patrick Spillman, 42, of New York, who’s the primary caregiver for his 3-year-old daughter. “It’s a matter of dollars and cents.”




GOP rivals gang up on Gingrich at debate By Dan Balz and Philip Rucker The Washington Post

DES MOINES, Iowa — Republican presidential front-runner Newt Gingrich came under sharp and repeated attack here Saturday night, accused by his rivals of being a Washington insider, a career politician and a serial hypocrite who has changed his views to suit the times and his political needs. The debate came at a crucial time in the Republican race, with little more than three weeks before the Iowa caucuses, and as Gingrich has been surging in the polls. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney led the attacks, ticking off a series of issues on which he disagreed with the former House speaker. But he said the biggest difference in their qualifications to be president was in the way they’ve led their lives the past quarter-century. “The real difference, I believe, is our backgrounds,” Romney said. “I’ve spent my life in the private sector. I understand how the economy works. … We need people from outside Washington, outside K Street.” Gingrich parried with a

counterattack on Romney. “Let’s be candid. The only reason you didn’t become a career politician is because you lost to Teddy Kennedy in 1994. … You’d have been a 17-year career politician if you’d won.” But Romney represented only the leading edge of the criticism aimed at Gingrich in the first candidate debate since Gingrich rose to the top of the polls. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas accused him of taking money from Freddie Mac at a time when Paul said he was trying to expose the housing bubble and of being inconsistent in his conservatism. Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum joined in the fray, firing at Gingrich over his House record and for supporting an individual mandate in health care. Texas Gov. Rick Perry, trying to resuscitate his campaign, in turn attacked both Romney and Gingrich over the individual mandate. Romney said he favored the mandate only for Massachusetts, while Gingrich favored it for the nation. Gingrich said he supported the mandate as an alternative

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Mitt Romney, left, led the charge against the newly anointed Republican presidential front-runner Newt Gingrich, right, at Saturday’s debate in Des Moines, Iowa.

to the health care plan being advanced by former President Bill Clinton and his wife, Hillary Clinton, in 1993 and 1994. On another issue, the candidates disagreed sharply over whether Congress should extend the payroll tax cut, which expires at the end of the year. President Barack Obama has been pushing Republicans in Congress to approve the extension to prevent middle-class

Americans from seeing their taxes increase. Romney, Gingrich and Paul said they supported it, but managed to take swipes at Obama’s stewardship of the economy in their answers. Bachmann, Perry and Santorum said they opposed the extension. “I’m completely different from Barack Obama on this issue,” Bachmann said. “We have candidates on this stage

who are standing with Barack Obama on this issue.” The debate, the 12th this year among the Republican candidates and the first since businessman Herman Cain suspended his campaign, came at a time of dramatic change in the race. ABC’s George Stephanopoulos and Diane Sawyer served as moderators. Gingrich was on the spot heading into the debate, having zoomed into the lead in the polls. A recent round of polls, including one by The Washington Post and ABC News, showed Gingrich with a double-digit lead over Romney and Paul, who were tied for second. But he is behind Romney and Paul in building an organization to turn out his supporters on caucus night. As he prepared for the debate, Gingrich was trying to clean up a controversial statement he made in an interview with the Jewish Channel, calling Palestinians an “invented” people. “You have to understand decades of complex history, which is exactly what Gingrich was referencing,” a Gingrich spokesman said Saturday.

Court reverses the conviction of man jailed for 19 years By Andrew Martin

New York Times News Service

In an opinion that harshly criticizes the tactics of the police and prosecutors, an Illinois appellate court on Friday night reversed the conviction of Juan Rivera, who has spent 19 years in jail for the 1992 rape and murder of an 11-year-old baby sitter in a suburb of Chicago. Rivera, 39 and serving a life sentence, has been convicted three times for killing the sitter, Holly Staker, based on the strength of a confession that was obtained after four days of questioning. There were no witnesses or physical evidence linking him to the crime, which occurred in Waukegan, Ill. DNA testing in 2005 excluded him as the source of semen found in Holly’s body.

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Nativity Continued from A1 City officials developed a plan that would allow displays representing any belief or religion on public property known as a holiday plaza west of City Hall. One condition was that the property must be rented by a private citizen or group, much as a farmers market rents the property. The city rented the site to a private citizen, Bob Orlando, who is also the planning commissioner. He erected a new manger scene there at the beginning of the month. But this didn’t wash with Freedom From Religion members, who issued a complaint last week to city officials.

Gaylor called the city’s attempt at a compromise “a new strategy to get around the law.”

Another dispute in Texas Prineville’s holiday plaza isn’t the only display the group is questioning. Henderson County in northeast Texas also received a complaint from the foundation last week about the Nativity scene displayed on its courthouse lawn. The county believes it has a right to display the manger scene that accompanies a variety of other secular displays on the lawn, including Smurfs, Santa Claus and white-tailed reindeer, County Commis-

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sioner Wade McKinney said. McKinney said the county wrote a response to the Freedom From Religion Foundation, asserting the display is constitutional in the company of other displays and is willing to litigate the issue. “There’s plenty of case law as late as 2010 that says the Nativity cannot be the focal point,” he said. “But ours is not. It’s part of the display. We believe we are within our legal rights. They have to prove us wrong.” A rally has been scheduled near the courthouse this Saturday to protest the complaint, McKinney said.

Aiming for clear policy As in Prineville’s case, Gay-

lor said the county must have a clear public forum policy that allows everyone to assemble displays. Gaylor said her battle for the separation of church and state began in 1976 when anti-abortion activists were attempting to keep Wisconsin from legalizing birth control. At that time, she and her mother also worked to end prayer in local government meetings in the state. “It became very clear (at that time) that there was a growing lack of respect for the separation of church and state,” Gaylor said. “We never imagined we would still be here.” — Reporter: 541-383-0376,

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Nobel winners tell repressed women to ‘find your voice’ The Associated Press Alfred Nobel’s death on OSLO, Norway — Dec. 10, 1896. Three women who By selecting Karman, fought injustice, dictathe prize committee torship and sexual viorecognized the Arab lence in Liberia and Ye- Sirleaf Spring movement that men accepted the 2011 has toppled autocratic Nobel Peace Prize on leaders in North Africa Saturday, calling on reand the Middle East. pressed women worldKarman is the first wide to rise up against Arab woman to win male supremacy. the prize and at 32 the “My sisters, my Gbowee youngest peace laureate daughters, my friends ever. A journalist and — find your voice,” Lifounder of the human berian President Ellen rights group Women Johnson Sirleaf said afJournalists without ter collecting her Nobel Chains, she also is a diploma and medal at a member of the Islamic Karman ceremony in Oslo. party Islah. Sirleaf, Africa’s first Sirleaf, 73, was electdemocratically elected ed president of Liberia female president, shared the in 2005 and won re-election award with women’s rights in October. She is widely credcampaigner Leymah Gbowee, ited with helping her country also from Liberia, and Tawak- emerge from an especially kul Karman, a female icon brutal civil war. of the protest movement in Gbowee, 39, challenged Yemen. Liberia’s warlords as she camThe peace prize was an- paigned for women’s rights nounced in October, along with and against rape. In 2003, she the Nobel awards for medicine, led hundreds of female prophysics, chemistry, literature testers through Monrovia to and economics. Worth $1.5 demand swift disarmament million each, the Nobel prizes of fighters, who continued are always handed out on the to prey on women, despite a anniversary of award founder peace deal.

Iraq Continued from A1 It is in the context of this complexity that Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari pleads for understanding of Iraq’s much-criticized stance toward Syria. Iraq’s abstention from an Arab League resolution suspending Syria’s membership and imposing sanctions should not be interpreted as implicit support for Assad’s regime but rather as a necessity born of Iraq’s own political fragility, he said. “My job is to find the mainstream view of all, in order not to allow the political situation to flare,” he said. “The conflict one way or another in Syria is taking on a sectarian dimension. (Iraq’s) Shiites would react one way, the Sunni would react another way, and the Kurds would react in another way.”

Aggravating tension That Syria would erupt in revolt on the eve of the American departure could not have been anticipated in 2008 when President George W. Bush and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki signed the security agreement spelling out that U.S. troops must leave by the end of December 2011. And Syria is not the only potential source of friction that risks unsettling Iraq once the Americans have gone. Though sectarian violence has abated and Iraq has a coalition government in which the main Shiite, Sunni and Kurdish factions share power, many issues that the United States had assumed would be resolved remain unaddressed. They, too, are resurfacing as the last few thousand U.S. troops prepare to leave.


After disputed election, police abduct youths in opposition By Adam Nossiter

New York Times News Service

KINSHASA, Congo — Police were going door to door Saturday, taking youths out of houses in an opposition neighborhood and pushing them into unmarked vehicles, a day after the incumbent was declared the winner in a disputed presidential election here. Police officers, with automatic weapons drawn, were also seen beating one of the young men during the roundup that took place in the impoverished 20-Mai neighborhood here. The police officers, some in uniform and some in civilian clothes, ran through the neighborhood’s alleyways chasing down youths; the back of their vehicle appeared crowded with young men afterward. The purpose of the roundup was not immediately clear. But it was testimony to the tension that persists here after the official announcement Friday that the president, Joseph Kabila, had won re-election in this mineral-rich nation.

“If Syria becomes a democratic, liberal country, it will be fine. But if the Muslim Brotherhood comes to power, this whole Sunni-Shiite story will start again in Iraq.” — Neama Al-Ebadi, director of the Iraq Center for Research and Studies

A bold, and some would say reckless, deal signed by the oil giant Exxon with the regional government in northern Kurdistan has aggravated tensions between the semiautonomous region and the central government over control of the country’s oil wealth. The recent detentions of hundreds of suspected sympathizers of the outlawed Baath Party, many of them Sunnis, have fueled a push by three mostly Sunni provinces bordering Syria to form their own autonomous regions. It is, they say, a way to counter the growing influence of the Shiite-dominated government in Baghdad.

Difficult challenges These centrifugal forces are exacerbating long-standing Iraqi fears that neighboring countries will exploit the departure of the Americans to advance their own interests. Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Iran all are vying for influence in Iraq, as well as in Syria, and they have lined up behind the competing factions in both countries. “That is our main challenge beyond 2011, to keep the political consensus here in Iraq and not to allow any other power to fill the vacuum left by the Americans,” Zebari said. But the threat to Syria’s 48year-old Baathist regime only raises the stakes for regional powers in Iraq and especially

for Iran, which already exerts considerable influence in Baghdad but is even more closely allied to Assad’s regime. That Iran’s chief Arab ally is under threat increases the likelihood that Tehran will further seek to expand its influence in Iraq once the Americans have gone, said Mahmoud Othman, a Kurdish legislator. That will put it in confrontation with the expanding influence of Turkey, which has thrown its support behind the Syrian protest movement and also has close ties with several leading Iraqi Sunni politicians. “A big part of that conflict will be on Iraqi soil, and we will suffer,” he said. For Iraq’s Shiites, the bigger fear is that an Islamist Sunni government will seize power in Damascus and strike alliances with Iraq’s disgruntled Sunnis, who are still smarting from their loss of power after the fall of Saddam Hussein. Suspicions that Syria’s longbanned Muslim Brotherhood is emerging at the forefront of the protest movement have tempered sympathies for Syrians seeking to overthrow their government, said Neama Al-Ebadi, director of the Iraq Center for Research and Studies in the Shiite city of Najaf. “If Syria becomes a democratic, liberal country, it will be fine,” he said. “But if the Muslim Brotherhood comes to power, this whole Sunni-Shiite story will start again in Iraq.”


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WASHINGTON WEEK WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans successfully filibustered Richard Cordray, President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, on Thursday. The agency has gone without a director since it was created when the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was enacted in July 2010. Harvard University professor Elizabeth Warren oversaw the initial organization of the bureau and was seen as an obvious choice for the position, but Republicans made it clear they would not allow her confirmation. Republicans indicated they were not objecting specifically to Cordray, a former Ohio attorney general, but favored having a board of directors run the agency, not a single person. The 53-45 vote fell short of the 60 votes needed to override the Republican filibuster, with Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., voting with the Democrats and Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, voting present.


• Confirmation of Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Merkley, D .....................Y Wyden, D ......................Y On Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act, or REINS Act, by a vote of 241-184. The bill requires congressional approval of major rules put in place by the president. Currently, such a rule goes into effect automatically unless Congress passes — and the president signs — a joint resolution opposing it. Under the REINS Act, “major” means either having an annual effect on the economy of $100 million or more, causing a major increase in costs or prices, or harming competition, employment, investment, productivity, innovation or U.S. competitiveness. Four Democrats joined the Republican majority in voting for the measure.


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Longtime Jefferson County lawman dies at 88 By Scott Hammers The Bulletin

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Tom Stueve, science teacher at Trinity Lutheran School and head of the school’s Solar Car Team, shows where the windshield will be chopped into the carbon fiber exterior. With him are, from left, Alex Steidel, Anthony Keba and Chad Carlson.

Solar car — team power • Trinity Lutheran and OSU students join forces to build sun-charged racers By Scott Hammers The Bulletin


he tattoo on Kathy Han’s right ankle commemorates one of the more miserable days in the life of the Oregon State University research assistant. In July, Han and other members of the OSU Solar Vehicle Team were in a parade in Corvallis, showing off their hand-built solar-powered car when it caught fire. Though the driver escaped with relatively minor burns, the spaceship-like craft was reduced nearly to ash, taking with it three years of work for the team and nearly $100,000. The silhouette of the car Han had etched on her ankle the next day looked as though it would be the last trace of their work. Then, it was discovered the original forms for the car’s carbon fiber shell were still around, stashed in Central Oregon with the Trinity Lutheran School solar car team. Saturday, Han and the rest of the OSU team were at the Lancair factory near the Redmond Airport, joining forces with the Trinity Lutheran team to start building a new vehicle. Alex Steidel, a member of the Trinity Lutheran team, said returning the favor was the right thing to do. “Since they let us borrow their forms, it seemed like we ought to help them,” he said. Tom Stueve, Trinity Lutheran’s science teacher and leader of the school’s solar car team, said the borrowed forms

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have been a great help. The 12-member team has already used them to fashion a carbon fiber body of their own and is on track to have a finished car ready to go in time for the Solar Car Challenge in Texas in July. The Solar Car Challenge is a four-day affair, with the cars driving eight hours a day around the Texas Motor Speedway on the outskirts of Fort Worth. See Solar / B4

“This is my last year; we’ve got to get this done so I can race.” — Erienne McCray, senior at Trinity Lutheran School

Oregon State University students Chad McDowell, left, and John Williamson use a heat gun to secure the carbon fiber shell of their solar-powered car. The shell is baked in an oven at 250 degrees for eight hours, becoming a single, solid piece.

A longtime Jefferson County sheriff and rancher Hamlin Preston Perkins died Saturday. He was 88. Former Jefferson County commissioner and Madras mayor Rick Allen recalled the man best known Perkins as “Ham” as a throwback to an earlier time. “Ham was sort of that oldschool sheriff that people see on TV and movies — he rode a horse and was in the parades, and the six shooter on the side type of sheriff,” Allen said. “His handshake about broke your hand.” Born in Portland, Perkins served in the Marine Corps during World War II. At the end of the war, he made his way to California to attend San Jose State College, then took his first job in law enforcement for the Laguna Beach Police Department. Perkins came back to Oregon to run a dairy farm near Tumalo in 1953 and with his wife, Bernadine, settled into a life of farming and ranching. In an interview with Perkins printed in the 2011 Jefferson County Fair guide, he recalled getting a haircut in Madras in early 1968 when his past police work came up in conversation with the barber. The barber recommended him to recently appointed Sheriff Ron Toms, and a short time later, he was hired on as a deputy. Controversy soon erupted in the Sheriff’s Office, and Toms decided not to run for re-election, clearing the way for Perkins to be elected sheriff that fall. Perkins won re-election four times, serving until he stepped down at the end of 1986 to attend to family obligations. Current Sheriff Jim Adkins was hired by Perkins near the end of his tenure, starting as a marine patrolman and moving to the jail a few months later. Adkins said he was never close with Perkins but remembered him as wellloved in the community. See Perkins / B4

Area charity cutting In 1986, a hectic day up at Bachelor it close this holiday YESTERDAY

This feature is compiled by Don Hoiness from archived copies of The Bulletin at the Des Chutes Historical Museum.

100 YEARS AGO For the week ending Dec. 10, 1911

• Corvallis: Shop aims to fill the gap in men’s fashion. • Pendleton: Area police agencies say upkeep for new cameras is getting expensive. • Salem: Board’s pick for state librarian rejects the job.


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Election result is in doubt

On the grounds that there were irregularities in voting at the city election held on the 5th, the city council has refused to ratify the election and is now conducting investigations. Three meetings have been held during the past week and last night a special committee of the

council consisting of Kelley, Aune and Allen was appointed to continue the inquiry and report at an adjourned session next Tuesday evening. The chief allegation is that many of the transient laborers belonging to the railroad construction gang here, as well as a number from Deschutes, some of them foreigners, voted illegally. City Attorney Forbes contends that the council has failed to do its duty, in that it has not yet canvassed and officially announced the result of the election, and has intimated that he will bring mandamus proceedings to compel the council to canvas the vote. Great interest is being tak-

en in the matter and at each meeting there have been many men in attendance. The meeting Thursday night was attended by a crowd that packed the room. The election committee opened the ballot box and proceeded to examine the returns. They had at hand a list of members of the railroad construction gang working here and found on comparing it with the voters list that there were a number of these railroad transients who had voted. It was also stated that men had come up from Deschutes and voted. Legal advice as to what the council might do was asked, and Attorneys Forbes and Benson addressed the council. See Yesterday / B2

By Leon Pantenburg For The Bulletin

Like many charitable organizations around the holidays, the South Central Oregon Outreach Toy Run, or SCOOTR, is stretched thin this year. While the all-volunteer group hopes to provide needy children with toys, coats, snow boots and other necessities, it will be hard-pressed to provide needs beyond the holidays. “We need to be pretty frugal,” says SCOOTR secretary Ann Gawith. “We have about $25,000, which should be enough to buy the toys and necessities, but that will wipe us out as far as the other youth programs SCOOTR provides.”

Every year, SCOOTR raises about $25,000 to provide more than 650 needy children with Christmas presents and clothing essentials. SCOOTR’s turf starts at Sunriver and goes south to Chemult and west to Christmas Valley. But in 2010, Gawith said, a record 720 children, including walk-ins, received help. Another 75 children received toys from SCOOTR at the La Pine Community Kitchen Christmas dinner. Gawith estimates that number again this year. Additional money is raised to promote other SCOOTR youth-related programs throughout the year. See Charity / B2



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Charity Continued from B1 The nonprofit spends about 95 percent of all funds raised on youth programs, said SCOOTR co-founder Denise Hatch, and administrative and fundraising costs are minimal. SCOOTR’s other contributions have included working with the La Pine Lions Club to provide eye exams and corrective lenses to needy children, scholarships to disadvantaged youths attending a music conference, donations to the La Pine School Sports Program, a teen girls Resolve Conference and the Special Olympics. For many years, SCOOTR has helped send a child to the Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer Camp.

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Lisa Williams snapped this photo of a rainbow in Poulsbo, Wash., in February 2010. Williams said she was under a pier that had plexiglass between wooden slats, and light shining through the glass illuminated the rocks below. Williams used a Sony Cybershot on automatic settings.

Yesterday Continued from B1 The question of the amount of time the council had for canvassing the vote came up and it was decided that it was not necessary that the canvass be completed within forty-eight hours after the returns were made but that it must be started within that period. Chairman May of the election board made a statement and Mayor Coe said he favored taking all the time necessary for a complete investigation, as he did not want to be mayor for another term if the correctness of the election was questioned. Saturday evening there was another big crowd present and the committee on elections reported that it had had a canvass of the town made and had found only about 212 voters, and some of them had not voted on the 5th. Mayor Coe raised the point the council had not yet canvassed the election returns and that the result was therefore not officially known. City Attorney Forbes said it must do this before anything could be done in regard to the question of illegal voting. Council Kelley called on J.H. Stewart for an opinion and he stated that the council did not have to place on the record returns which it has reason to believe showed fraud. Mr. Forbes replied to Mr. Stewart, and before they had concluded, both indulged in a few peppery personalities.

75 YEARS AGO For the week ending Dec. 10, 1936

King reported ready to abdicate

The fate of the British monarchy was threshed out tonight at an emergency meeting of the cabinet in the small, oak-paneled office of Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin in the house of commons. The world should know tomorrow whether King Edward VIII has decided to abdicate for love of Mrs. Wallis Simpson, twice-divorced American, or intends to announce his intention of marrying her and retain the throne. The government has informed the king decisively that it will countenance no law permitting a morganatic marriage, so that he has no choice but to renounce her, abdicate or fight his government — a fight no English king has ever won. The king is understood to have made his decision already and authoritative sources said it is for abdication. Baldwin was expected to make the announcement in commons today but deferred it. He said he “hoped” to make an announcement tomorrow — meaning that he certainly intends to do so unless there is a last minute change. Although anything might

happen in this historic situation, unprecedented in the annals of England, the best indications were that the king is on the brink of abdication. One explanation for Baldwin’s delay is that the details are taking longer to arrange than had been expected. The king’s personal finances must be taken care of if he abdicates, arrangements made for proclaiming the duke of York king or establishing a regency for his young daughter princess Elizabeth if he refuses the crown, and details of the process of abdication worked out. There is no precedent for the abdication of an English monarch. The king was at Fort Belvedere where he conferred with the duke of York and close advisors of the duchy of Cornwall, whose revenues would support him if he is permitted to retain the title after abdication. Mrs. Simpson was in seclusion at Cannes, on the French riviera. She conferred with her lawyer about her provisional decree of divorce, indicating that an effort may be under way to speed up making it final, or that she is considering dropping the suit, making it impossible for the king to marry her and permitting him to retain his throne unhampered.

Former king bids farewell to his empire

To his former subjects wherever the British flag flies on land and sea and to millions of others, wherever radio reaches, former King Edward spoke a last farewell tonight.

50 YEARS AGO For the week ending Dec. 10. 1961

It was quite a day — just 20 years ago

By Phil. F. Brogan It was not quite such a day as this in Bend 20 years ago. The day was December 7, 1941. It was a balmy Sunday, with a high of 52 degrees recorded. It was a quiet morning in Bend — up until the time news was received around town that the Japanese had bombed Pearl Harbor. Within minutes, the switchboards in the local telephone office were ablaze with lights. Friends were calling others, in an attempt to confirm the grim news. There were long distance calls to relatives, and to Bend boys in camp. The news was soon confirmed. It was grim, especially for Central Oregon families with sons at Pearl Harbor and in the Philippines. Yet, few local residents realized the terrible significance of the news: America’s Pacific Fleet had been destroyed. The West Coast was open to attack. The news of war in the Pacific came 20 years ago when many in Bend were rejoicing:

on Saturday, December 6, it had been announced that the Brooks-Scanlon strike had been settled. It appeared that a joyous Christmas was ahead. Many Central Oregon residents well recall the grim day. Some were in the war theater. One was Tony Alvey, now night custodian at the Bend Post Office. Alvey, a Navy veteran, was chief radio man at Walilupi radio station when the Japanese struck the Hawaiian Islands. A bomb exploded across the street from his home, where his wife, Scotty, and their son Frank were living in Honolulu. Flags, waving in a stiff, chilly December breeze on Bend streets today, served as a reminder for many of Pearl Harbor Day 20 years ago. It is a sad day for some. They are the relatives of young men in graves on Pacific Islands.

Youngsters warned to stay off ice

Parents were cautioned to warn youngsters of the dangers of “testing” the ice in the Deschutes River in Bend today by Chief of Police Emil Moen. “Every year that even the smallest bit of ice forms on the river, the youngsters had to test it, mostly on route to and from school,” Moen said.

25 YEARS AGO For the week ending Dec. 10, 1986

Skiers mob Bachelor for free skiing, new chairlift

Skiers used to shelling out big bucks for lift tickets came in droves to Mount Bachelor Friday for an almost unheard-of event — a free day of skiing. Eager schussers began arriving at Mount Bachelor’s parking lots at 4:30 a.m. And they began lining up at the chairlifts about 30 minutes before they opened, said Jeff Lokting, marketing and sales manager for Mount Bachelor Inc. “This is exactly the kind of day that we wanted to have,” a smiling Lokting said, adding that crowds were well-mannered and everyone seemed to be having a good time. Lokting said resort officials put on the first ever ski-forfree day to say thank you to the community. The day also served as an initiation for some first-time skiers, who packed the lifts to the easier runs. By noon, Lokting estimated about 3,000 of the ski areas 3,400 parking spaces were full. Lokting didn’t have figures on the number of skiers sliding down the slopes, but he estimated that the crowds were not as heavy as on Nov. 29, the Saturday after Thanksgiving, when a turnout of 11,621 skiers broke attendance records. Lokting said about 20 percent of the skiers were from a still snowless California — an observation Bud and Mary Cook of Klamath Falls

The nonprofit was started in 1998 as a motorcycle-oriented organization. SCOOTR founders Lynn and Denise Hatch, of La Pine, were originally part of the Bend-area Toy Run and decided to focus their fundraising efforts on their own community. SCOOTR finds out about needy children when families apply for a La Pine Christmas Basket Association food basket through St. Vincent de Paul or the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office. The food basket application includes a section to name the kids in the family, along with their needs, what toys they want and their

tended to confirm. The Cooks said they followed a steady stream of outof-state cars up U.S. Highway 97 Friday morning. Skiing as a family for the first time — the couple brought their daughters, Sarah, 6, and Amanda, 2 — was what was hard to coordinate, Bud Cook said. The free-ski day coincided with the opening of the fourperson Pine Marten Express lift, which was dedicated Saturday. The Pine Marten Lift which will replace the Black Lift joins the resort’s Summit Lift as the only express lifts installed at a West Coast ski area. The lift, which takes less than half the time of a conventional lift to reach its midmountain end, has no problem gobbling up oversize crowds. Whoops and shouts could be heard as skiers boarded the special lift for the first time. “The lift holds a heck of a lot of people,” said 23-year-old John Conklin of Corvallis. “It goes about a hundred miles an hour.”

clothing sizes. But 2011 has been a bad year for fundraising, Gawith said. SCOOTR fundraising efforts are focused around three major events each year: the Casino Night Carnival, the May Icebreaker and July Summer Eruption motorcycle rallies, Gawith said, which generally bring in about $36,000. The Summer Eruption, which usually raises between $17,000 and $18,000, brought in just over $12,000 this year. Another major fundraiser had to be reconfigured. For the past four years, the Casino Night fundraiser had been held in the La Pine Community Center. The event typically raised about $10,000. This year, the community center was being renovated and was not available before December. That was too late for Casino Night, which is traditionally held the weekend before Thanksgiving, Denise Hatch said. There was no other suitWeekly Arts & Entertainment Inside

able building in La Pine large enough to host the event, she added, so a toy run and dance was held at the American Legion Hall on Nov. 18. That event brought in about $5,000. The Sunriver Rotary Club donated $1,000, Gawith said, and the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office donated another $2,000. By shopping carefully, Gawith said, there should be enough money to cover Christmas. After that, SCOOTR may be out of funds and will have to rely on individual and corporate donations to tide the organization over until the May Icebreaker. “SCOOTR continually gets requests throughout the year for grants and funding of worthy youth programs,” Gawith said. “If a request meets our criteria, we’ll probably fund it. We’ll spend the money if we have it.” — Reporter:

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O!"#$% N"&' 2 counties get police cameras — but no funds for upkeep The Associated Press PENDLETON — Law enforcement agencies in Umatilla and Morrow counties are glad to inherit cameras from a federal emergency preparedness program but worry they won’t have the dollars to keep the cameras running. The Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program installed the cameras as part of its evacuation plan in the event of an emergency at the Umatilla Chemical Depot, the East Oregonian reports. The depot, which once stockpiled tons of nerve agent and mustard gas for potential military use, is preparing for a permanent closure. The Hermiston Police Department will spend about $25,000 to maintain eight of the cameras. Law enforcement agencies have access to camera video recordings and use them to review auto crashes or other incidents, such as the death of a woman who was hit by a truck as she attempted to cross a street in Hermiston. “There’s tremendous value in the cameras for us,” said police Lt. Jason Edmiston, acting chief of police for the Hermiston Police Department. But the Umatilla Police Department and Morrow County Sheriff’s Office say they’re struggling to find money to pay for the cameras’ upkeep. “We are inheriting the system fully up and operational,” Morrow County Undersheriff Steve Myren said. “Once it starts to deteriorate, that’s when we’ll have issues. To be honest, we just don’t know what that will cost us or how long we’ll be able to maintain the system.” Morrow County uses the cameras to review crimes and monitor weather conditions on major roads. Myren said the cameras also act as “virtual backup” when an officer pulls a motorist over, because a dispatcher can zoom in and watch the incident progressing. The program installed 36 cameras total, each of which cost about $4,000 to replace. “I suppose it could be seen as a ‘Big Brother’ thing, but it’s not like we’ll be looking into people’s windows,” said Umatilla City Manager Bob Ward. “It will be monitoring public spaces.”

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A bison head serves as a tie rack at The Alley in Corvallis. In just a few days, the space formerly occupied by law offices and a beauty salon was quickly transformed into a cozy, vintage men’s clothing store.

Corvallis store hopes to fill the gap in men’s fashion change your shirt from what Corvallis Gazette-Times you wear every day but don’t CORVALLIS — On a soggy want to pay $80 to do it.” Wednesday afternoon, curiShortly after Arterbury got ous onlookers ducked into a a tour of the store from a bubnew men’s consignment shop bly Kneisel, The Alley got its on Jefferson Avenue — the first real customer — a man first one like it in Corvallis. who brought in a few pairs of The Alley, Nancy Kneisel’s jeans to sell on consignment latest store in her Second — and who left with a pair of Glance resale chain, marked brown slacks. its official opening Nov. 23. Kneisel’s goal here is the The store is just around the same as her first two stores — corner from her main store, to provide her male customers Second Glance, with recycled but and across the fashionable, upintersection from “If you want to-date clothing at the Annex, a affordable prices. to shop local trendy consignShe doesn’t accept as a man, you vintage items for ment store. In just a few don’t have consignment, and days, The Alley’s the clothes have to space, formerly many choices. be in good condioccupied by law Sometimes tion — no rips or offices and a beau- you just want stains. ty salon, quickly And at The was transformed to change your Alley, Kneisel into a cozy, vin- shirt from what has tied in many tage men’s store. you wear every eclectic decoraIt features crown tive pieces she has molding, Venetian day but don’t collected over the plaster, a fireplace, want to pay years, such as an an antler chande- $80 to do it.” old fencing mask, lier, a flat-screen vintage posters TV tuned to ESPN — Richard Arterbury, and an antique customer at stained glass winand a mounted biThe Alley dow from a men’s son head. Kneisel hovered around, clothing shop in tending to details, Glasgow, Scotwith a glass of Champagne. land. She found the stained With a smile, she ushered glass piece at a London flea in timid-looking men carry- market 17 years ago — now, it ing armfuls of clothing for hangs above the entry to The consignment. Alley. “We needed this,” said “I saw this sign and said, ‘I Richard Arterbury, one of the have to have that,’” Kneisel first men to wander in on a said. She and her husband carWednesday morning. “If you ried it through Europe and on want to shop local as a man, a plane back home. For years you don’t have many choices. it sat in her husband’s workSometimes you just want to shop until Kneisel figured out By Candice Ruud

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exactly where it would fit. The new store also features a drink cooler that eventually will hold wine, beer and whiskey behind the bar, Kneisel said. However, the drinking probably will be limited to promotional events. Kneisel’s flare for ambiance and her brand of decor has been part of her business success in Corvallis for the past 27 years. “There’s a saying in my family,” Kneisel said. “‘When in doubt, put up crown molding — it hides the hostess’ sins.’” With holiday shopping season looming, The Alley plans to hit the ground running. On Dec. 3, Kneisel and her crew of young women employees had a Civil War watching party at The Alley — “with beer,” she added.

SALEM — A candidate’s unexpected rejection of the position of state librarian has the Oregon State Library Board of Trustees scrambling to find a leader. Robert Hulshof-Schmidt was selected unanimously to by the board to the position in October after longtime state librarian Jim Scheppke announced his retirement. Hulshof-Schmidt’s resignation Friday from his current position came after staffers hadn’t seen him at work for several weeks, the Salem Statesman Journal reported. Officials have refused to specify why HulshofSchmidt resigned his current position and rejected the state librarian position. A program manager for the state library will take over as interim state librarian on Jan. 1.

SALEM — Firefighters have found the bodies of two people inside a recreational vehicle parked at a Salem park. Willamette Valley Fire and Rescue Authority firefighters found the RV burning early Saturday morning with flames as high as 10 feet. The bodies have not yet been identified. The cause of the fire is undetermined. — From wire reports

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O)*#+"(*!& D!"#$ N,#*-!& Claudia Diane Karnes, of Bend

Mar. 28, 1961 - Dec. 4, 2011 Arrangements: Autumn Funerals, Bend 541-318-0842 Services: A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Contributions may be made to:

Susan G. Komen for the Cure, P. O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309.

Dolores Jean Bass, of Bend

Oct. 11, 1932 - Dec. 8, 2011 Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend, (541) 382-0903 Services: A private celebration of life will take place at a future date. Contributions may be made to:

Partners In Care Hospice 2075 NE Wyatt Court Bend, Oregon 97701

Dorothy Faye York, of Bend

Dec. 21, 1925 - Dec. 6, 2011 Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend, (541) 382-0903 Services: As per Dorothy's request, no services will be held.

James Edward McEuen, of Redmond

July 21, 1922 - Dec. 4, 2011 Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend, (541) 382-0903 Services: A private celebration of life will take place at a later date. Contributions may be made to:

Partners in Care Hospice 2075 NE Wyatt Court Bend, Oregon 97701

Joan Lois Voelker, of Bend

Oct. 18, 1933 - Dec. 7, 2011 Arrangements: Autumn Funerals, Bend 541-318-0842 Services: At her request, no services will be held.

Molly Jeanne Long, of Bend

May 9, 1960 - Dec. 8, 2011 Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend, (541) 382-0903 Services: A private celebration of Molly's life will take place at a later date. Contributions may be made to:

Partners In Care Hospice 2075 NE Wyatt Court Bend, Oregon 97701

Robert Jewett Fry, of Redmond

Aug. 27, 1922 - Dec. 7, 2011 Arrangements: Autumn FuneralsRedmond 541-504-9485 Services: No services are planned.

Ruth R. Farris, of Bend Oct. 5, 1923 - Dec. 8, 2011 Arrangements: Niswonger-Reynolds Funeral Home, 541-382-2471

Services: A graveside service will be held Tues., Dec. 13, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the Hill Cemetery, Chiloquin, OR Contributions may be made to:

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to The Oregon Lung Association

Marilyn Ella Anderson, of Bend

Mar. 25, 1926 - Dec. 04, 2011 Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend, (541) 382-0903 Services: A private celebration of Marilyn's life will take place at a later date.

Michael James Finazzi, II, of La Pine

Sept. 9, 1939 - Dec. 1, 2011 Arrangements: Autumn Funerals, Bend (541) 318-0842 Services: A memorial service will be held at a later date. Contributions may be made to:

The Michael J. Finazzi Memorial Fund, c/o U.S. Bank, 1025 NW Bond, Bend, OR 97701.

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D!"#$ E%&!'$!(! Deaths of note from around the world: Christopher Logue, 85: English poet acclaimed for his multivolume modernization of the “Iliad” — a literary endeav-

or noteworthy for lasting four times as long as the Trojan War itself and completed without his knowing any Greek. Died Dec. 2 in London. — From wire reports

Albert Bradford Cook

August 2, 1930 - Dec. 2, 2011 Albert Bradford Cook passed away peacefully at Hospice House in Bend, surrounded by family, on December 2, 2011. He was 81. There will be a Celebration of Albert’s life on Saturday, December 17, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. Albert Cook at the La Pine Senior Center, located at 16450 Victory Way, La Pine, OR 97739. A potluck will immediately follow. Albert was born August 2, 1930, in Durango, CO, the son of Melvin and Lotta (Mefford) Cook. When he was a child, the family moved to Window Rock, AZ. Albert served in the U.S. Army. After his military discharge, he began his life-long career as a truck driver. Late in his life, Albert met and married his beloved wife, Esther (Isaacson). Albert was a passionate photographer, outdoorsman, scuba diver, and traveler. He loved classical music. He was also known for his “MacGyver skills” and could fix and improve anything. Albert is survived by his step-son, Donald Isaacson; his sister, Elsie; niece Denise Seymour; and many other nieces and nephews. He will also be missed by his many friends and neighbors. Albert is preceded in death by his parents, Melvin and Lotta, his sister, Alice, and the love of his life, his wife, Esther. Albert’s family would like to give special recognition to Diane Phillips, Pat Hunt, and Gordon and Judy for their loving care and friendship during this time. Contributions may be made in Albert’s name to Partners In Care Hospice, 2075 NE Wyatt Court, Bend, OR 97701, Baird Memorial Chapel of La Pine is in charge of arrangements. 541-536-5104

Dolores Jean Bass

Oct. 11, 1932 – Dec. 8, 2011 Dolores Jean Bass passed away at Hospice House in Bend, on December 8, 2011. She was 79. Dolores was born in Osawatomie, KS. Her parents were Elmer ‘Dutch’ and Bessie (Hughes) Stevenson. Dolores volunteered at St. Charles Hospital gift shop for over 20 years. She also sold Avon for over 20 years. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Norton ‘Buck’ Bass; daughter, Linda Wright; sister, Mona Lou Moulton of Missoula, MT; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Contributions in Dolores’ name may be made to Partners In Care Hospice House, 2075 NE Wyatt Court, Bend, OR 97701, Baird Funeral Home of Bend is in charge of arrangements. (541)382-0903

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A MARINE IS MOURNED Carla Buyes touches the coffin holding her son, Marine Cpl. Adam Buyes, during a memorial service at New Hope Foursquare Church in Salem on Saturday. The 21-year-old was killed Nov. 26 while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan. The Saturday service drew about 400 people and several dignitaries, including Gov. John Kitzhaber, former Gov. Ted Kulongoski, Maj. Gen. Raymond Rees and state Sen. Peter Courtney.

Solar Continued from B1 The trick, Stueve said, is to go as fast as possible without draining the onboard batteries any faster than the solar cells can recharge them — and OSU’s sleek, wind tunnel-tested design should allow his team to do that at an average speed of 45 mph. Getting to use their original forms a second time will eliminate a lot of work for the OSU team, Han said, and will hopefully allow them to compete in an event of their own in July. The college team has its eyes on the American Solar Challenge, an eight-day highway race between New York and Minnesota. Han said that while the competitions are fun, building the car is equally

Perkins Continued from B1 “I was a young guy, only served with him for a year and a half there, and everybody liked him because he was just an easygoing, fair boss,” Adkins said. Pat Neff served as Perkins’ assistant. Many who joined the department when he first took office were new to law enforcement, Neff said, and it was Perkins’ job to train them. Even after he got the department up and running, Perkins was as active as any deputy, she said, working in the jail, getting involved in car chases, and, on occasion, doing the jobs nobody else was willing to do. “One time, there was a dog on the railroad tracks going over Willow Canyon in Madras, and that poor guy went out there and got that dog,” Neff said, recalling Perkins’ crippling fear of heights. “I don’t know how he got it, but he did.” Neff said Perkins maintained close ties with the men he met through the Oregon State Sheriff’s Association, hosting an annual reunion for retired sheriffs at his ranch northeast of Madras every summer. Michael Sullivan, the Jefferson County district attorney from 1977 through 1988 and now a judge on the Deschutes County Circuit Court, said Perkins was an

Oscar Griffin Jr. won Pulitzer Prize at Texas paper By Douglas Martin

New York Times News Service

Judge Roy Bean, the 19thcentury Texas justice of the peace and saloonkeeper, called himself “the law west of the Pecos.” Not until the 1960s was Bean’s legend challenged — by Billy Sol Estes. Estes was a glad-handing wheeler-dealer who used cash from his $100 million agricultural empire to practically purchase the town of Pecos, buying up businesses ranging from a tractor dealership to a funeral home. Estes had two planes, a barbecue pit big enough for 10 sizzling steers and decidedly nonindigenous palm trees in his

FEATURED OBITUARY front yard. A monkey climbed the trees until he got mumps. Estes was also well connected politically, boasting that the president of the United States took his calls. On his wall at the time were autographed pictures of President John F. Kennedy and a longtime friend, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson. In Pecos, population 12,728 then, Estes essentially ruled — until a 29-year-old journalist named Oscar Griffin Jr. toppled him. Griffin, who died on Nov. 23 at 78, was the city editor

of a semiweekly Pecos newspaper that competed fiercely with a daily paper owned by none other than Estes. On a five-person news staff, Griffin was by necessity a jack-of-alltrades, as much reporter as editor. And it was as a reporter that he brought down Estes, unraveling an elaborate fraud scheme in four articles that earned Griffin and his little newspaper, The Pecos Independent and Enterprise, a Pulitzer Prize in 1963 for distinguished local reporting. The series, which was as understated and meticulous as Griffin and took months to prepare, at first caused no particular fuss or fanfare in Pecos.

The articles carried no byline, ran under headlines smaller than those for the major articles and did not even mention Estes by name. But their description of how that businessman masterminded a byzantine scheme to borrow money using nonexistent fertilizer storage tanks as collateral caught the attention of the FBI. Congressional hearings into this and other Estes flimflams led to the highest levels of the Kennedy administration, particularly Johnson, who had been a business associate of Estes’ in several ventures. In 1963, Estes was convicted of a battery of fraud charges and spent years in prison.

rewarding and an important experience for the students involved. Too many talented engineers never get an opportunity to work as a team on a long-term project while still in school, she said, and with the solar car, they’re learning skills that are likely to be in demand in the coming years. “The electric car is the next big thing we need in transportation, and we’re graduating electrical and mechanical engineers that have never worked on an electric car, consistently, from most universities,” Han said. Stueve said between the forms from OSU and Lancair’s donation of materials and equipment used to build their kit aircraft, the team should be able to finish their car, but he’ll still have to figure out who will drive once he gets his team to Texas. Many members of the team

don’t yet have their driver’s licenses, and Texas won’t allow anyone without a license to race. Erienne McCray believes she has a good case for being the first person to climb into the cockpit once the car is finished and is willing to race long hours in the Texas sun if needed. A senior at Trinity Lutheran, McCray was out of the country when the team last had a working vehicle during her freshman year. Most of the past three years have been spent planning a new vehicle and trying to figure out how to pay for it, she said, and now that the new car is nearly here, the anticipation is growing. “This is my last year; we’ve got to get this done so I can race,” she said.

advocate for professional conduct who insisted his deputies treat everyone with respect. Perkins’ insistence on professionalism was tested when the Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh moved into adjacent Wasco County in the early 1980s. Followers of the Indian guru were a common site in Madras in those days, Sullivan recalled, and were often unfriendly to law enforcement — but Perkins realized any confrontation between his deputies and the Rajneeshees would ultimately backfire. “He was provoked, but he always responded in a calm and thoughtful manner,” Sullivan said. “Lots of people who worked on that situation did a great job, but he was one of those people that never got

credit for being a calm and thoughtful person who always thought things through.” Sullivan said Perkins often told a story from his time with the Marines, when he outwitted a Japanese soldier who came after him with a bayonet and managed to wrestle the weapon away. But beyond that one story, Perkins largely went out of his way to avoid calling attention to himself, Sullivan said. “He was that quiet, nonassuming kind of fellow who was always there when you needed him, but didn’t say much,” he said. “Kind of your traditional, old-time sheriff who just did what he needed to do.”

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LOS ANGELES — The red-flanked bluetail — a bird species that until last week had been spotted just once in North America outside of Alaska — was rediscovered Tuesday by biologists on San Clemente Island, a 21-mile-long A redsliver off the flanked Southern Cal- bluetail on San ifornia coast. “ B i r d e r s Clemente get very ex- Island. cited about this kind of thing,” said Kimball Garrett, ornithology collections manager at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. “It just illustrates that almost anything can happen out there in the wild with birds.” The small, thrush-like

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Part poor, part pristine The region’s air quality, then as now, was partly pristine and partly poor depending on when and where you looked — and which way the wind blew. But now a new and even more complicated chapter appears to be unfolding, researchers in many different fields say. From off-road vehicle use, which has in some places replaced the clumping trod of the old cattle herds, to drought’s impact on plants with their soil-anchoring roots, more dust appears to be up and moving. And scientists say they are also understanding for the first time the deep connections between the dust’s main source — a vast high desert region called the Colorado Plateau, which stretches through four states and is home to national parks like the Grand Canyon and Arches — and the economic, environmental and demographic life in cities and suburbs far removed. “Changing conditions on the Colorado Plateau affect high-elevation water sources, commerce and population centers with tens of millions of people,” said Richard Reynolds, a research geologist who has been studying dust at the U.S. Geological Survey, the federal science agency. And with climate models suggesting a hotter, drier future in much of the West — potentially compounding dusty conditions — the dust is also opening a window on how the region is changing. “It’s giving a glimpse of what we can expect,” Reynolds said.

Dust and snow In the last few years, winter dust storms on the high peaks of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado have sharply increased in number, affecting the rate of melting snows into the Colorado River — a key source of water for agriculture and drinking supply to more than 20 million people. Of 65 so-called “duston-snow” events since 2003, when tracking began, 32 have struck in just the last three years, according to the Center for Snow and Avalanche Studies, a nonprofit research group based in Silverton, Colo. Dust can accelerate how fast snow melts because it absorbs heat. “It’s not a mysterious process — anybody who has thrown coal dust on their driveway or sidewalk to melt it down knows the theory,” said Chris Landry, the organi-

By Steve Chawkins Los Angeles Times

By Kirk Johnson

DENVER — Oh say, can you see across the Grand Canyon? Not as well as you used to on some days. The question of how clean the air is in the American West has never been an easy one to answer, strange to say. And now scientists say it is getting harder, with implications that ripple out in surprising ways, from the kitchen faucets of Los Angeles to public health clinics in canyon-land Utah to the economics of tourism. It is at least partly about dust, something that has been entwined with Western life for a long time, and now appears to be getting worse. In the 1800s, the high deserts stretching west and south of the Rockies became a famed destination for respiratory sufferers like “Doc” Holliday, the gunfighter-dentist (and tuberculosis patient) who came to take what was called the desert cure. But cattle and sheep by the tens of thousands were at the same time trampling across those fragile landscapes, loosening once stable soils to the four winds and creating a kind of parallel — but equally true — Western mythology around the tumbleweed and the dusty trail.

Rare bird spotted in California bird normally breeds in a wide area spanning Northern Europe and Northern Asia and winters mainly in Southeast Asia. A few red-flanked bluetails have been spotted in the neighborhood of the Aleutians islands.

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— Jason Neff, associate professor of geology and environmental studies at University of Colorado at Boulder

zation’s executive director. Much of the dust carries a distinct chemical signature, too, heavy in iron oxides. The same rust-colored mineral that makes red-rock canyon country of Utah and Arizona can also absorb solar energy — thus again potentially accelerating the rate and timing of snow melt in crucial watersheds. And perhaps most alarming are suggestions that asthma rates — though not definitively linked to dustier air — may be increasing. The Utah Department of Health said in its most recent survey that asthma rates in the state’s southeast corner — identified in other studies as a hot zone for dust deposition — had exceeded the statewide asthma prevalence for the first time in 2010 after gradually increasing over the last few years. The survey said that 13.6 percent of the adult residents in a deeply rural and mostly undeveloped region — compared with about 7.5 percent nationally, according to federal figures — suffer from asthma. A spokeswoman for the Department of Health said there was no clear explanation for the increase. Scientists caution that links between asthma and dust are not certain.

Pollution Other air problems in the West, from ground-level ozone in natural-gas drilling areas that has plagued some places in Wyoming, to pollution from coal-fired power plants, complicate the air story as well. Asthma rates have also gone up in many other parts of the country. But a study earlier this year looking at dust generated by off-road vehicle use at the Nellis Dunes Recreation Area near Las Vegas found dust samples with naturally occurring arsenic and palygorskite, a mineral similar to asbestos, which could under certain circumstances pose potential health risks. The study, commissioned by the federal Bureau of Land Management, said that four-wheelers and bikes stirred as much of the mineral-laden dust as natural wind. In any event, scientists say the new dust studies are highlighting a disparity in how air is regulated. Pollution research has mostly focused on urban areas, where air quality is historically worse, and on the tiniest of pollution particles from industrial sources, which are generally more dangerous because they can be inhaled more deeply into the lungs. The new dust problem in the West is flying under the radar: generally larger particles

in lower-population density areas involving mostly naturally occurring minerals from soil. And since dust is periodic rather than constant — like urban vehicle emissions — air-quality standards rarely exceed the federal thresholds of compliance that can trigger action or alert. The “Doc” Holliday sort of air, pristine mostly, is what state and federal records tend to capture.

“There’s a mismatch between urban issues and what appears to be emerging in these rural areas,” said Jason Neff, an associate professor in geology and environmental studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder. “We’re not monitoring what we should be monitoring, and so we haven’t been able to put it together with the human health component.” Thomas Painter, a scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology who has written widely on dust in snow, said he can partly follow his own nose in chasing the story. “I have horrible allergies when it comes to dust,” he said.

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A dust storm hovers over Queen Creek, Ariz., in August. Dust plays a major role in air quality across the American West, and researchers say defining just how clean the air is has become an increasingly difficult question.

“We’re not monitoring what we should be monitoring, and so we haven’t been able to put it together with the human health component.”

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MONDAY Tonight: Mostly cloudy.

Today: Partly cloudy.


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Cannon Beach 46/36

Hillsboro Portland 44/34 43/29

Tillamook 47/31









Yachats 46/36

Prineville 42/18 Sisters Redmond Paulina 38/14 38/16 40/17 Sunriver Bend




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Nyssa 40/21

Juntura 41/17



40s Frenchglen

Jordan Valley 40/16

Yesterday’s state extremes


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Grants Pass


Christmas Valley

Silver Lake



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CENTRAL Partly to mostly cloudy skies today. EAST Partly cloudy skies today.

Baker City





Brothers 37/13

Fort Rock 39/15





La Pine 38/13

Crescent Lake


Port Orford



Cottage Grove



Mitchell 43/19




Granite Spray 41/17


Camp Sherman







Enterprise 35/19






La Grande







Warm Springs






Hermiston 34/19




Government Camp 28/19



The Biggs Dalles 37/26



Lincoln City


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

• 82°

Fort Myers, Fla.

• -11°

Angel Fire, N.M.

• 2.67”

Vero Beach, Fla.

Honolulu 80/67



Vancouver 41/30

10s Calgary 31/14



Saskatoon 24/3

Seattle 45/37

40s Winnipeg 26/7



Thunder Bay 36/18




100s 110s

Quebec 29/25

Halifax 32/23 Portland To ronto Portland 37/37 39/30 44/34 Green Bay Boston Rapid City 38/29 Boise 40/30 Buffalo St. P aul 45/18 Detroit 42/22 39/33 New York 39/30 36/27 39/32 Cheyenne Philadelphia Columbus Chicago 46/19 36/23 42/30 40/28 Omaha Des Moines San Francisco Washington, D. C. Salt Lake 40/34 41/34 54/47 City 44/28 Las Denver Louisville 43/28 Kansas City Vegas 50/25 43/27 47/34 St. Louis 58/40 Charlotte 46/26 48/30 Albuquerque Los Angeles Oklahoma City Nashville 46/27 58/48 Little Rock 50/36 48/28 Phoenix 49/30 Atlanta 66/43 52/35 Birmingham Dallas Tijuana 53/36 50/38 58/49 New Orleans 55/45 Orlando Houston 77/64 Chihuahua 57/41 65/41 Miami 80/70 Monterrey La Paz 61/52 76/57 Mazatlan Anchorage 78/56 32/19 Juneau 32/30 Billings 41/13

Bismarck 34/13


Mark Krautmann of Heritage Seedlings checks some plants in one of his greenhouses near Stayton in early November. Heritage Seedlings specializes in plants and seeds that are used for environmental restoration.

Salem nursery owner carves niche with restoration plants Capital Press

SALEM — For nursery owner Mark Krautmann, farming started early. As a 3-year-old, he said, he would fill his little red wagon with nuts from the local park. “I guess I have 56 years’ experience in seed collecting,” he said. “But it took me to age 30 to put that to practice and make a dollar out of it.” Conservationism and a fascination with plants also took root early in Krautmann’s life. His grandfather, Gene Poirot, whom Krautmann describes as his hero, was a farmer, an early advocate of environmentally sound farm practices and the author of two books. And Krautmann said his mother, who had a degree in botany, often would take him to see native plants. He recalls being fascinated as a child by the square stem of a mint plant. Add this together, and it’s easy to see why Krautmann ended up doing what he does. Krautmann owns and manages Heritage Seedlings, a nursery that specializes in unusual deciduous woodies and grows native plants and seeds for environmental restoration. Krautmann said his motivation for starting the nursery was to stop commuting to Port-

Mostly cloudy, chance of mixed showers.

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Tomorrow Rise Set Mercury . . . .6:03 a.m. . . . . . 3:39 p.m. Venus . . . . . .9:45 a.m. . . . . . 6:33 p.m. Mars. . . . . .11:08 p.m. . . . . 12:22 p.m. Jupiter. . . . . .1:52 p.m. . . . . . 3:23 a.m. Saturn. . . . . .2:54 a.m. . . . . . 1:55 p.m. Uranus . . . .12:42 p.m. . . . . 12:48 a.m.

Yesterday’s weather through 4 p.m. in Bend High/Low . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45/22 24 hours ending 4 p.m.. . . 0.00” Record high . . . . . . . . 62 in 1975 Month to date . . . . . . . . . . 0.00” Record low. . . . . . . . -24 in 1972 Average month to date. . . 0.52” Average high . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Year to date . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.76” Average year to date. . . . 10.47” Average low. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Barometric pressure at 4 p.m.29.97 Record 24 hours . . .1.33 in 1929 *Melted liquid equivalent

Sunrise today . . . . . . 7:30 a.m. Sunset today . . . . . . 4:27 p.m. Sunrise tomorrow . . 7:31 a.m. Sunset tomorrow. . . 4:27 p.m. Moonrise today . . . . 5:43 p.m. Moonset today . . . . 8:22 a.m.

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Yesterday Hi/Lo/Pcp

Astoria . . . . . . . 41/29/trace Baker City . . . . . .39/12/0.00 Brookings . . . . . .48/34/0.00 Burns. . . . . . . . . . .42/6/0.00 Eugene . . . . . . . .43/29/0.00 Klamath Falls . . . .45/7/0.00 Lakeview. . . . . . . .45/5/0.00 La Pine . . . . . . . .50/16/0.00 Medford . . . . . . .47/19/0.00 Newport . . . . . . 45/39/trace North Bend . . . . .46/41/0.00 Ontario . . . . . . . .38/10/0.00 Pendleton . . . . . .23/20/0.00 Portland . . . . . . .36/27/0.00 Prineville . . . . . . .55/16/0.00 Redmond. . . . . . .54/11/0.00 Roseburg. . . . . . 36/28/trace Salem . . . . . . . . .36/30/0.00 Sisters . . . . . . . . .52/20/0.00 The Dalles . . . . . .30/28/0.00

Sunday Hi/Lo/W


Jan. 8

. . . . .44/35/c . . . . . . 45/36/f . . . .38/16/pc . . . . . .35/15/s . . . .50/42/pc . . . . .52/43/pc . . . .41/11/pc . . . . .34/11/pc . . . . .41/31/c . . . . . . 39/29/f . . . .40/20/pc . . . . . .39/17/s . . . .40/18/pc . . . . .37/23/pc . . . .38/13/pc . . . . . .39/12/s . . . .46/27/pc . . . . .46/28/pc . . . . .47/41/c . . . . .47/40/pc . . . . .48/34/c . . . . .49/35/pc . . . .39/22/pc . . . . . .37/21/s . . . . .39/21/c . . . . .37/22/pc . . . . .44/34/c . . . . .44/31/pc . . . .42/18/pc . . . . . .37/13/s . . . .42/17/pc . . . . . .37/13/s . . . . .46/33/c . . . . .42/31/pc . . . . .43/31/c . . . . . . 42/28/f . . . .38/16/pc . . . . . .36/16/s . . . . .40/26/c . . . . .42/22/pc

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






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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.0 . . . . . .30-32 Hoodoo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.0 . . . no report Mt. Ashland. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.0 . . . no report Mt. Bachelor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.0 . . . . . .31-32 Mt. Hood Meadows . . . . . . . . . . 0.0 . . . . . . . . 37 Mt. Hood Ski Bowl . . . . . . . . . . . 0.0 . . . . . .21-30 Timberline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.0 . . . . . . . . 50 Warner Canyon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.0 . . . no report Willamette Pass . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.0 . . . no report






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

Pass Conditions I-5 at Siskiyou Summit . . . . . . . . Carry chains or T. Tires I-84 at Cabbage Hill . . . . . . . . . . Carry chains or T. Tires Aspen, Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.0 . . . . . .14-17 Hwy. 20 at Santiam Pass . . . . . . Carry chains or T. Tires Mammoth Mtn., California . . . . . 0.0 . . . . . .18-24 Hwy. 26 at Government Camp. . Carry chains or T. Tires Park City, Utah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.0 . . . . . . . . 18 Hwy. 26 at Ochoco Divide . . . . . Carry chains or T. Tires Squaw Valley, California . . . . . . . 0.0 . . . . . . .3-12 Hwy. 58 at Willamette Pass . . . . Carry chains or T. Tires Sun Valley, Idaho. . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.0 . . . . . . . . 20 Hwy. 138 at Diamond Lake . . . . Carry chains or T. Tires Taos, New Mexico. . . . . . . . . . . . 0.0 . . . . . .35-43 Hwy. 242 at McKenzie Pass . . . . . . . . Closed for season Vail, Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.0 . . . . . . . . 18 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

Yesterday Sunday Monday City Hi/Lo/Pcp Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Abilene, TX . . . . . .40/32/0.00 . .48/41/sh . 55/49/sh Akron . . . . . . . . . .30/20/0.00 . . . 36/22/s . . 40/28/s Albany. . . . . . . . . .38/28/0.00 . . . 35/24/s . . 43/26/s Albuquerque. . . . .42/22/0.00 . .46/27/pc . 47/30/sh Anchorage . . . . . .27/19/0.00 . .32/19/sn . . . 25/6/c Atlanta . . . . . . . . .53/35/0.00 . .52/35/pc . 54/40/pc Atlantic City . . . . .47/35/0.05 . . . 44/34/s . 50/32/pc Austin . . . . . . . . . .54/47/0.00 . . .52/41/c . 57/50/sh Baltimore . . . . . . .47/33/0.00 . . . 44/30/s . . 46/28/s Billings . . . . . . . . .43/27/0.00 . .41/13/pc . 30/15/pc Birmingham . . . . .49/29/0.00 . .53/36/pc . . 54/41/c Bismarck. . . . . . . .43/12/0.00 . . . 34/13/s . . 22/11/c Boise . . . . . . . . . . .40/21/0.00 . .42/22/pc . 37/21/pc Boston. . . . . . . . . .47/35/0.00 . . . 40/30/s . . 48/33/s Bridgeport, CT. . . .47/35/0.00 . . . 39/27/s . . 46/31/s Buffalo . . . . . . . . .27/21/0.00 . .39/33/sn . . 44/29/s Burlington, VT. . . .37/28/0.01 . .35/24/pc . . 41/28/s Caribou, ME . . . . .32/16/0.00 . .23/17/pc . . 33/20/s Charleston, SC . . .54/48/0.00 . .57/40/sh . . 60/42/c Charlotte. . . . . . . .54/34/0.00 . . . 48/30/s . . 52/33/s Chattanooga. . . . .47/35/0.00 . . . 50/30/s . 56/37/sh Cheyenne . . . . . . .41/13/0.00 . . . 46/19/s . . 42/18/s Chicago. . . . . . . . .26/12/0.00 . . . 40/28/s . . 40/35/c Cincinnati . . . . . . .33/22/0.00 . . . 40/20/s . . 45/31/s Cleveland . . . . . . .31/22/0.00 . . . 37/28/s . . 41/32/s Colorado Springs .46/16/0.00 . . . 47/21/s . 43/19/pc Columbia, MO . . .40/15/0.07 . . . 48/28/s . . 44/35/c Columbia, SC . . . .57/44/0.00 . .53/33/pc . . 55/36/c Columbus, GA. . . .59/41/0.00 . .54/39/pc . 57/41/pc Columbus, OH. . . .31/21/0.00 . . . 36/23/s . . 41/29/s Concord, NH. . . . .40/25/0.00 . . . 37/18/s . . 44/23/s Corpus Christi. . . .63/51/0.22 . .61/58/sh . 69/62/sh Dallas Ft Worth. . .53/33/0.00 . . .50/38/c . . 52/45/c Dayton . . . . . . . . .28/14/0.00 . . . 37/21/s . . 42/29/s Denver. . . . . . . . . .39/15/0.00 . . . 50/25/s . 42/22/pc Des Moines. . . . . . .37/4/0.00 . . . 41/34/s . . 40/29/c Detroit. . . . . . . . . .30/17/0.00 . . . 36/27/s . 37/30/pc Duluth. . . . . . . . . . .21/6/0.00 . . . 38/26/s . 33/24/sn El Paso. . . . . . . . . .51/30/0.00 . .52/35/pc . 59/38/pc Fairbanks. . . . . . . . .23/3/0.11 . . . 14/2/sn . .10/-4/sn Fargo. . . . . . . . . . .41/11/0.00 . . . 38/17/s . . 27/15/c Flagstaff . . . . . . . . .40/6/0.00 . .45/17/pc . 41/23/pc

Yesterday Sunday Monday City Hi/Lo/Pcp Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Grand Rapids . . . .29/17/0.00 . . . 37/27/s . 39/31/pc Green Bay. . . . . . . .26/9/0.00 . . . 38/29/s . . .37/29/i Greensboro. . . . . .50/39/0.00 . . . 46/28/s . . 50/30/s Harrisburg. . . . . . .42/30/0.00 . . . 40/24/s . . 42/24/s Hartford, CT . . . . .45/33/0.00 . . . 39/25/s . . 47/25/s Helena. . . . . . . . . . .34/7/0.00 . .34/15/pc . 23/13/pc Honolulu. . . . . . . .81/69/0.08 . . . 80/67/r . 81/70/pc Houston . . . . . . . .58/47/0.00 . .57/41/pc . . 63/53/c Huntsville . . . . . . .47/33/0.00 . .50/29/pc . . 52/39/c Indianapolis . . . . .31/15/0.00 . . . 39/24/s . 44/31/pc Jackson, MS . . . . .53/33/0.00 . .53/32/pc . 60/45/pc Jacksonville. . . . . .60/52/0.03 . .61/55/sh . 68/56/sh Juneau. . . . . . . . . .35/32/0.04 . .32/30/pc . .34/29/rs Kansas City. . . . . .43/17/0.00 . .47/34/pc . 45/34/dr Lansing . . . . . . . . .28/13/0.00 . . . 35/25/s . . 37/29/s Las Vegas . . . . . . .59/37/0.00 . .58/40/pc . . 55/43/c Lexington . . . . . . .35/21/0.00 . . . 41/25/s . . 50/34/s Lincoln. . . . . . . . . . .32/1/0.00 . .41/35/pc . . 40/27/c Little Rock. . . . . . .47/29/0.00 . . . 49/30/s . 53/41/pc Los Angeles. . . . . .65/48/0.00 . .58/48/pc . 58/46/sh Louisville. . . . . . . .37/23/0.00 . . . 43/27/s . . 50/38/s Madison, WI . . . . . .28/9/0.00 . . . 39/28/s . . 39/31/c Memphis. . . . . . . .45/30/0.00 . . . 48/31/s . 54/42/pc Miami . . . . . . . . . .82/74/0.04 . .80/70/sh . 80/67/pc Milwaukee . . . . . .27/10/0.00 . . . 41/30/s . . 40/34/c Minneapolis . . . . . .27/6/0.00 . . . 39/30/s . . .37/27/i Nashville. . . . . . . .42/27/0.00 . . . 48/28/s . 50/40/pc New Orleans. . . . .58/45/0.00 . .55/45/pc . 64/54/pc New York . . . . . . .46/36/0.00 . . . 39/32/s . . 47/34/s Newark, NJ . . . . . .45/36/0.00 . . . 38/29/s . . 47/31/s Norfolk, VA . . . . . .51/48/0.01 . . . 44/32/s . 50/33/pc Oklahoma City . . .45/23/0.00 . . .50/36/c . . 52/41/c Omaha . . . . . . . . . .33/5/0.00 . .40/34/pc . . 39/27/c Orlando. . . . . . . . .81/63/0.00 . .77/64/sh . 77/64/sh Palm Springs. . . . .73/44/0.00 . . . 65/44/s . 60/46/sh Peoria . . . . . . . . . . .29/9/0.01 . . . 41/26/s . 42/32/pc Philadelphia . . . . .45/37/0.00 . . . 42/30/s . . 48/31/s Phoenix. . . . . . . . .71/42/0.00 . .66/43/pc . 65/47/pc Pittsburgh . . . . . . .33/23/0.00 . . . 36/21/s . . 41/27/s Portland, ME. . . . .44/26/0.00 . . . 37/37/s . . 42/37/s Providence . . . . . .48/35/0.02 . . . 40/26/s . . 50/29/s Raleigh . . . . . . . . .53/37/0.00 . . . 47/27/s . 51/30/pc

land from his home in Salem. “We rented 5 acres, and it just took off like a rocket,” he said. Today, Mark and his wife, Jolly, own several hundred acres, with 200 acres in field production and another 20 acres in greenhouse and hoophouse production. Heritage Seedlings also produces native wildflower seeds and sedges and grasses on a 400-acre farm near the city of Jefferson. Krautmann uses that farm to educate schoolchildren and decision makers about the benefits of native plants. “It is one thing to do native plant restoration on a farm, but if you can use that as an example for others, then it becomes a much more powerful tool for education,” he said. Krautmann’s environmental stewardship has not gone unrecognized. The Oregon Department of Agriculture in its annual Agricultural Progress Awards banquet this year honored Krautmann with its Excellence in Conservation award “for extensive work to rehabilitate and restore native habitat on lands associated with his nursery operation through numerous conservation efforts.” Krautmann grew up on a farm in Missouri and majored

in soil science at the University of Missouri. Later, he obtained a master’s degree in soil microbiology from Texas A&M. In 1978, on the advice of a Texas A&M professor, Krautmann and his wife packed their belongings onto a 1967 flatbed Ford and moved to the Willamette Valley. “We came through the (Columbia River) gorge at night, and it was just stunning,” Krautmann said. “We’ve never looked back,” he said. Krautmann runs Heritage Seedlings with a focus on efficiency and sustainability. His operation is powered by a $460,000 array of solar panels that he says will pay for itself in five years. He reuses soil from discarded plants and pushes 170degree steam through it to kill weed seeds. “We just had this mountain of soil building out here. Now we steam it all and reuse it,” he said. “That keeps it out of the waste stream and cuts down on our soil costs, accounting for about 30 percent in our new mix.” Steaming the soil frees up labor from pulling weeds, he said, allowing workers to do what he refers to as value-added jobs, such as staking and grafting plants.

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y cheeks felt the sting of windblown snow as my skis bit the fall line. I turned down the steep slope, squinting through my goggles to discern the

moguls through the freshly falling powder. Above me, a powerful golden lamp burned through the flurry and the night sky, a hazy halo making it appear like a full moon. I was making turns at Mountains. NORTHWEST TRAVEL Wallowa Mount Hood Skibowl, Facilities vary from the largest night-skiing Next week: Seattle’s east side chairlifts to rope tows; area in North America. lodges may be national Skibowl — as it is known to thousands historic landmarks (Timberline) or remof skiers from Portland, an hour’s drive nants of Hollywood film sets (Anthony west — is lower in elevation and not as Lakes). But every resort, without excepwell-known as two other nearby resorts, tion, offers winter sports lessons and Timberline Lodge and Mount Hood full equipment rentals, as well as someMeadows. But much of its terrain is even where to nourish and replenish during more challenging than that of its neigh- an active day. bors, and in cold temperatures, when the Here, then — with winter’s formal snow is dry, it’s every bit as much fun. beginning 10 days away — is a quick Oregon has 13 alpine ski resorts, roundup of the downhill resorts in the ranging in size from Bend’s own Mt. state: See Ski / C4 Bachelor to tiny Ferguson Ridge in the

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ABOVE: Gunsight Mountain, elevation 8,342 feet, rises above the day lodge at Anthony Lakes Ski Area near Baker City. Established in 1961 on the site of a previous local ski jump and rope tow, Anthony is renowned for having the highest base elevation (7,100 feet) of any Oregon resort. AT TOP: Skiers take in the view of Mount Washington from the top of Hoodoo. Hoodoo’s five chairlifts serve 32 runs on 800 acres of terrain. From a summit elevation of 5,703 feet, the vertical drop is just over 1,000 feet to the base of 4,668 feet. Three lifts are lit for night skiing.


OPPORTUNITIES TO GIVE The holiday season offers plenty of opportunities to give to others who are less fortunate. Here’s a list of such opportunities submitted to The Bulletin. To submit similar items that have not previously been published, email Contact: 541-383-2222. • The Bend Sister City Foundation is selling handmade wooden ornaments from Bend’s sister city, Condega, Nicaragua, benefiting literacy programs for children from Condega. Ornaments are $10 each and may be purchased at the Visit Bend Center, 750 N.W. Lava Road, Suite 160; Saxon’s Fine Jewelry in the Old Mill, 360 S.W. Powerhouse Drive, Bend; or online at www.bend • Common Table is selling $10 meal tokens, which the restaurant encourages people to buy and give to others who are in need of a meal. The tokens are accepted for food items from the menu at Common Table, located at 150 N.W. Oregon Ave., Bend. Contact: 541-639-5546

or • The Culver Community Improvement Group has a sharing tree at Culver Market, 411 First St. Remove a tag from the tree, buy a present for a child in need, then return the tag with the unwrapped gift by Dec. 19. The group is also collecting nonperishable food donations and monetary donations to prepare Christmas food baskets for people in need. Food items may be delivered to Culver City Hall by Dec. 19. Monetary donations should be mailed to P.O. Box 86, Culver, OR 97734. Contact: 541-546-4502. • SMART (Start Making A Reader Today) gives two books a month to each child participating in the program. These books may be sponsored for local children by donating online to SMART. Donations will be directed to the SMART program in the donor’s county. /donate/gol.html. • Big Country RV and the Lions Clubs of Bend and Redmond are

sponsoring giving trees located at the following Big Country RV locations: 63500 N. U.S. Highway 97, Bend, and 2795 S. U.S. Highway 97, Redmond. Each location has two trees, one with tags for seniors in need and one for underprivileged children. People may choose a tag, buy a gift for the person described and return the gift by Dec. 20. Meals on Wheels will be delivering the gifts to seniors, and Checker Cab will deliver the gifts for children. Contact: 541-480-4492. • Throughout the season, Toys for Tots will collect unwrapped toys for underprivileged children at locations throughout Central Oregon. Visit for a list of sites to drop off donations. • A percentage of all donations given to Deschutes Children’s Foundation before Dec. 19 will be matched by a giving fund from BendBroadband. Donations may be made online at www.deschutes • A Secret Santa toy drive for

foster children is under way. New, unwrapped gifts for children of all ages will be collected through today at Sleep Country, 63455 N. U.S. Highway 97, Bend. Visit, email or call 253-236-0921. • Redmond Fire and Rescue and the Salvation Army will be holding a toy and food drive for families in need through Friday. New, unwrapped toys and nonperishable canned food items (no glass containers) may be donated at Redmond Fire and Rescue, 341 N.W. Dogwood Ave., Redmond. Contact: 541-504-5000 or • Healthy Families of the High Desert, a child abuse prevention program, is collecting clothing and educational toys for children newborn to age 3. Donations should be new and unwrapped. Call for a pickup or drop-off by Monday. Contact: 541-749-2137 or 541-749-2133.

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Party guest isn’t happy after finding photo online Dear Abby: Why do camera-happy people think it’s OK to snap someone’s picture and then post it on social networking sites without permission? I recently attended a party for an old friend. Of course, everyone wanted a photo of the guest of honor. Don’t get me wrong; I love pictures. But I think that if the photographer is intending to post it online, he or she should ask, “Is it all right if I post your photo on my Facebook page?” One considerate person asked if he could photograph our table and we agreed. Another person didn’t ask and just kept snapping away. I tried to duck out of the way when I knew it was going to be an unflattering shot, but it was posted anyway and I looked awful. I have some health issues that have caused weight gain and hair loss, and I’m very self-conscious and do not want my image plastered all over the Internet. I am usually a good sport but wonder if others feel this is a breach of etiquette and possibly security. What do you think? — Camera-shy in Pennsylvania Dear Camera-shy: You are definitely not the only person who feels this way. Most people prefer to be seen when they know they look their best. Feeling as you do, contact the person who took and posted the picture and ask that it be taken down from the Facebook page. Your reason for asking is valid — and if the person has any manners at all, your wishes will be respected. Dear Abby: My college roommate “Jillian” has become my closest friend. When we started discussing room assignments for next year, she informed me that she won’t be rooming with me because she wants to transfer to a different school to be with her boyfriend. She

DEAR ABBY will be transferring from one of the best schools in the state to one that’s much less prestigious. If Jillian’s boyfriend loved her, he wouldn’t pressure her into changing schools. How can I convince her that she’s giving up an opportunity to receive the best education here? — Wants the Best for Her in Georgia Dear Wants the Best for Her: It would be interesting to know how Jillian’s parents feel about her making the move. Has she told them her plans yet? If they are aware and have voiced no objection, you could debate this with Jillian forever and not convince her because she’s thinking with her heart, not her head. This may not be what you’re hoping to hear, but my advice is to start looking for another roommate. Dear Abby: When my sister’s husband comes to our house for a family dinner or other event, he immediately asks where he can take a nap. He then goes upstairs and sleeps for a couple of hours. This has been going on for more than five years and is not related to any medical condition. Should I mention this to my sister? I think he is being rude. — “Sleepy’s” B.-I.-L. Dear B.-I.-L.: You should definitely talk to your sister about her husband’s behavior — although she may wonder why it has taken you so long to do so. “Sleepy” may be uncomfortable interacting with people, which is why he retreats upstairs to sleep. Please withhold judgment until you have more information. — Write Dear Abby at or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Horoscope: Happy Birthday for Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011 By JACQUELINE BIGAR HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011: This year many decisions and a lot of plans result from key partnerships. Your professional ties might be different from your immediate personal circle. If you are single, you will desire a close bond yet refuse to jump into a relationship. Shop around. A significant friend could be heading down the path after June. If you are attached, look to common goals. Accept another style, especially if success is stamped on it. Don’t take any financial risks. CANCER knows how to draw you in. 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 Remember, it is your Sunday, too. Make choices and plans accordingly. Allow a newfound impulsiveness to emerge. You bring others together naturally. Note a change in a person you look up to. Tonight: Keep it close to home. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) HHHHH Whether going to church or meeting family for brunch, conversations strike up with ease. You might disagree with plans or news you hear. On some level, you feel manipulated. Your creativity adds a lot of fun. Tonight: Visit with friends. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) HHH You might feel like Santa with endless funds and the desire to give everyone what they want. OK, it is time to get real. Make a list and stick to your budget, even if you are very much in the Christmas spirit. You won’t like the end results otherwise. Tonight: Someone becomes difficult at the last minute. CANCER (June 21-July 22) HHHH Your naturally magnetic manner attracts many. Touch base with your needs. Note that others are more than ready to go along with your ideas, with perhaps the exception of the one you want to join in. Don’t push. Tonight: As you like. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) HHH Step back from your immediate plans. You need to take more personal time, whether for holiday errands or just because. Unexpected developments might be the trigger allowing you to cancel. Tonight: Don’t stand on ceremony.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) HHHH A child or loved one could be determined to have his or her way, despite all your attempts to contain his or her demands. Continue to follow through on holiday errands. Make sure you don’t forget those at a distance. Tonight: Share some eggnog. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) HHHH An older relative or someone you must answer to calls. If you don’t have plans with this person already, make some. Hearing from you might be far more important than you realize. Also schedule time for your sweetie or a special friend. Tonight: If you need some personal time, look to another day! SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) HHHH Keep reaching out for a relative or friend at a distance. Listen to news, and be willing to move forward on plans. A sudden event could toss your present concerns to the side. Is the end result all bad? Tonight: A give-and-take discussion might be close to impossible to have. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) HHHHH You might be taken aback by a close friend or loved one’s caring gesture. Feeling valued, you seem to be able to endure pressure from various quarters of your life. Do finish off your Christmas shopping. Tonight: Don’t talk money. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) HHH Others run with the ball, leaving you with a choice of joining in or doing your own thing. Just because you wouldn’t handle a situation like a partner would, doesn’t mean you need to have a power play over the issue. Tonight: Is there a suggestion you like? AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) HHH You can only do so much to create comfort and ease for someone who is uptight and hurting. This person needs to reach out and accept your help. Don’t push. You have much to attend to, whether it involves a project or a holiday activity. Tonight: Don’t judge yourself or others. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) HHHHH Whether it is the holiday season or you simply relax enough to let the spontaneous child in you out — you might feel very emotional about a passage. You don’t need to hide your feelings. What you are experiencing is normal. Tonight: Share some hot cider. © 2011 by King Features Syndicate


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TODAY BOTSWANA, ZAMBIA AND ZIMBABWE: Cal Allen talks about his trip to Southern Africa, with a slide show; free; 1:30 p.m.; Sisters Public Library, 110 N. Cedar St.; 541-549-1678. “A CHRISTMAS MEMORY”: Innovation Theatre Works presents the story about a boy and an elderly woman, the joy of giving and friendship; a portion of proceeds benefits the Assistance League of Bend; $20, $18 students and seniors; 2 p.m.; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541-504-6721 or “A CHRISTMAS STORY”: Final performance of Cascades Theatrical Company’s presentation of the story of a young boy and his quest to get a BB gun for Christmas; $20, $15 seniors, $12 students; 2 p.m.; Greenwood Playhouse, 148 N.W. Greenwood Ave., Bend; 541-389-0803 or “HIGH DESERT NUTCRACKER”: Redmond School of Dance presents the classic holiday ballet, in a style inspired by present day Central Oregon; $10, $5 ages 10 and younger; 2 p.m.; Redmond High School, 675 S.W. Rimrock Way; 541-548-6957 or http:// HANDBELL CHOIR CONCERT: A performance of traditional songs and hymns; donations accepted; 2 p.m.; Madras United Methodist Church, 49 N.E. 12th St.; 541-475-2150 or SECOND SUNDAY: Kim Cooper Findling reads from her memoir “Chance of Sun: An Oregon Memoir”; followed by an open mic; free; 2 p.m.; Downtown Bend Public Library, Brooks Room, 601 N.W. Wall St.; 541-312-1034 or www.deschutes “THE STORY OF THE NUTCRACKER”: Bend Experimental Art Theatre presents a dramatic adaptation of the classic holiday ballet; $15, $10 students ages 18 and younger; 3 p.m.; 2nd Street Theater, 220 N.E. Lafayette Ave., Bend; 541-419-5558 or HOLIDAY MAGIC CONCERT: The Central Oregon Community College Cascade Chorale performs holiday songs under the direction of James Knox; with the Proteus Chamber Players; proceeds benefit Abilitree; $15; 3 p.m.; Summit High School, 2855 N.W. Clearwater Drive, Bend; 541-388-8103, ext. 200 or “A CHRISTMAS MOVIE”: A screening of the Christmas comedy; free; 6 p.m.; First Baptist Church, 60 N.W. Oregon Ave., Bend; 541-382-3862 or CANDLE-LIGHTING MEMORIAL: Light a candle in memory of children who have died; photos welcome; free; 7 p.m.; Nativity Lutheran Church, 60850 S.E. Brosterhous Road, Bend; 541-480-0667. EUROPEAN CHRISTMAS CAROLS ... BACK THROUGH TIME: The Central Oregon History Performers sing carols, with dancing and drama skits; free; 7 p.m.; First Presbyterian Church, 230 N.E. Ninth St., Bend; 541-548-8703.

PAM TILLIS: The Grammy-winning country musician performs; $25$35; 8 p.m.; Kah-Nee-Ta High Desert Resort & Casino, 100 Main St., Warm Springs; 541-553-1112 or

MONDAY “A MORE PERFECT UNION”: A screening of the film about the debates of the Founding Fathers and the ways America became a nation; free; 6:30 p.m.; Highland Baptist Church, 3100 S.W. Highland Ave., Redmond; 541-639-7784 or “MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL” IN CONCERT: The comedy about four women going through menopause is presented in a concert format; $33.90; 7:30 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or

TUESDAY MEET THE MAESTRO WINE TASTING: Meet the festival’s new maestro, George Hanson, and sample wine; proceeds benefit the festival; $5; 4-6 p.m.; Sunriver Music Festival Office, building 25, Village at Sunriver, 57100 Beaver Drive; 541-593-9310 or www. THE TEMPLE MOUNT IN JERUSALEM: Mike Caba talks about this hotly debated holy site and his experience at an archaeological project there; free; 6:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-312-1032 or “MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL” IN CONCERT: The comedy about four women going through menopause is presented in a concert format; $33.90; 7:30 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or “THE SANTALAND DIARIES”: Innovation Theatre Works presents the humorous story of David Sedaris’ stint as a Christmas elf in Macy’s; $10; 8 p.m.; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541-504-6721 or

WEDNESDAY “LIGHT UP A LIFE”: Light a candle in remembrance of loved ones; with name readings and live music; free; 5-6 p.m.; Sisters Art Works, 204 W. Adams St.; 541-548-7483. “THE SANTALAND DIARIES”: Innovation Theatre Works presents the humorous story of David Sedaris’ stint as a Christmas elf in Macy’s; $10; 8 p.m.; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541-504-6721 or

THURSDAY GOOD CHAIR, GREAT BOOKS: Bring a favorite book to share, and discuss favorite selections from the 2011 reading program; free; noon; La Pine Public Library, 16425 First St.; 541-312-1092 or AUTHOR PRESENTATIONS: Kenneth Fenter, Jim Henson and Linda Mitchell Maddox read from and discuss their books; free; 5-8 p.m.; River Rim Coffeehouse, 9570 Amber Meadow Dr. Suite 190, Bend; 541-728-0095. HOLIDAY SOCIAL AND READERS SHOWCASE: Central Oregon

Writers Guild members read from their works; free; 6:30-9 p.m.; Central Oregon Community College, Redmond campus, 2030 S.E. College Loop, Redmond; 541-923-0896, elsiemariewrites@ or www.central “THE SANTALAND DIARIES”: Innovation Theatre Works presents the humorous story of David Sedaris’ stint as a Christmas elf in Macy’s; $10; 8 p.m.; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541-504-6721 or JOSH GRACIN: The Westland, Mich.-based country musician performs; $25; 9 p.m.; Maverick’s Country Bar and Grill, 20565 Brinson Blvd., Bend; 541-325-1886.

FRIDAY THE TRAIN MAN: Watch Michael Lavrich’s extensive collection of toy trains running on a track and ask questions; free; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-6 p.m.; Downtown Bend Public Library, 601 N.W. Wall St.; 541-617-7050 or www.deschutes CHRISTMAS KAYAKERS FLOAT: Kayaks and canoes decorated with lights paddle a loop beginning at Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe; free; 3:30 p.m. participants gather, 4:30 p.m. float; Old Mill District, 661 S.W. Powerhouse Drive, Bend; 541-317-9407 or 411@tumalo “A CHRISTMAS MEMORY”: Innovation Theatre Works presents the story about a boy and an elderly woman, the joy of giving and friendship; a portion of proceeds benefits the Assistance League of Bend; $20, $18 students and seniors; 7 p.m.; Innovation Theatre Works, 1155 S.W. Division St., Bend; 541-504-6721 or www. CROWN POINT: The Portlandbased pop-rock group performs; free; 7 p.m.; Bad Monkey Pub and Grub, 319 First Ave., Culver; 541-546-6496. HIGH DESERT CHORALE HOLIDAY CONCERT: The choir performs traditional, classical gospel selections, with an audience singalong; free; 7 p.m.; Sisters Community Church, 1300 W. McKenzie Highway; 541-549-1037 or HOLIDAY CONCERT: Holiday concert featuring the Cascade Brass Quintet and Michelle Van

Handel; free; 7 p.m.; Community Presbyterian Church, 529 N.W. 19th St., Redmond; 541-923-1058 or HOLIDAY ORGAN CONCERT: Musician Mark Oglesby plays a holiday concert and Christmas carol sing-along; donations accepted; 7 p.m.; St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church & School, 2450 N.E. 27th St., Bend; 541-382-3631. MAGIC SHOW: Mr. Magic presents an evening of humor, interaction and magic; $5, free ages 12 and younger with an adult; 7 p.m.; Sunriver Lodge, North Pole, 17728 Abbot Drive; 800-486-8591 or www. “THE WHO’S TOMMY” PREVIEW: Sneak preview concert for 2nd Street Theater’s rock opera about a catatonic boy who becomes a pinball superstar; $10; 8 p.m.; 2nd Street Theater, 220 N.E. Lafayette Ave., Bend; 541-312-9626, or DIRKSEN DERBY KICKOFF PARTY: Featuring live music, an art auction, a raffle and more; proceeds benefit Tyler Eklund; $5 suggested donation; 8 p.m., doors open 7 p.m.; PoetHouse Art, 55 N.W. Minnesota Ave., Bend; 541-728-0756 or

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Mount Hood Skibowl is the largest night-skiing area in North America. More than half of the resort’s 960 skiable acres — including the steep upper slopes above a 1930s warming hut, and two terrain parks for snowboarders — are lighted seven nights a week.


Zach Wilken, of Bend, enjoys sunny skies last January near the Sunrise chair at Mt. Bachelor.

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Central Oregon Mt. Bachelor: Every Central Oregon skier is familiar with the mountain just outside Bend’s back door. The dormant 9,065-foot volcano, which rises alone above the High Desert within easy view of the city, is a magnet for storms that smother it with light, dry snow — 665 inches last winter, the most in the resort’s 53-year history. Located entirely within Deschutes National Forest, Bachelor has 11 chairlifts, seven of them high-speed quads, serving 71 runs. Its terrain park includes a half-pipe and a built-in super pipe. Bachelor’s base elevation of 6,300 feet is the highest of any Cascade ski resort, and its skiable acreage — nearly 3,700 acres — makes it the largest. When stormy conditions aren’t rolling over the summit, skiers and snowboarders have 360 degrees of terrain to conquer, with a vertical drop of 3,365 feet. The resort also features 56 kilometers of nordic trails, groomed nightly; along with snowshoeing and a lift-served tubing slope. It’s also the only resort in Oregon to offer dogsledding, led by Iditarod veteran Rachael Scdoris and her father, Jerry Scdoris. On the mountain are nine food-and-beverage outlets, headed by Scapolo’s fine-dining restaurant and the newly remodeled Sparks Cafe in the midmountain Pine Marten Lodge. Adult daily tickets run $53 to $73. Hoodoo Mountain Resort: A family-friendly resort 21 miles west of Sisters at Santiam Pass, Hoodoo has been around since 1938 — more than two decades longer than Bachelor. Its 60,000-square-foot lodge is a beehive of activity, with all dining operations, ski school and equipment rentals based here. Hoodoo also offers an alternative to skiing and snowboarding. It’s called snow biking, a sport in which participants ride small bikes with seats and handlebars, but with small skis instead of wheels. Half-hour lessons teach the basics of the sport, which has found a home at Hoodoo; Portland Monthly magazine says the resort “may be the capital of U.S. snow biking.” The mountain is also a regional home of Oregon Adaptive Sports, which teaches winter activities to visually and other physically impaired individuals. Hoodoo’s five chairlifts serve 32 runs on 800 acres of terrain. From a summit elevation of 5,703 feet, the vertical drop is just over 1,000 feet to the base of 4,668 feet. Three lifts are lit for night skiing. Other features include a terrain park, nordic and snowshoeing tracks, and a lift-served tubing hill. Adult tickets are $45 during daylight hours, $20 after 4 p.m. Willamette Pass Resort: A generation ago, this resort 30 miles southeast of Oakridge (and 20 miles west of Crescent) was a tiny family-owned ski area. It remains a family business, but it’s no longer tiny. Now it features five chairlifts that serve 29 runs spread across more than 1,800 acres of skiable terrain, rising above the 5,120-foot pass on state High-

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es include a terrain park with a half-pipe, night skiing, Nordic and snowshoeing trails, and lift-served tubing. Adult tickets run $49, or $24 after 4 p.m.

Mount Hood There are three major resorts on or adjacent to 11,245foot Mount Hood, as well as a couple of minor rope-tow hills — plus Cooper Spur, which falls between the two categories. Sno-park permits are required at all areas. Timberline Lodge: Timberline is more famous as a National Historic Landmark than it is as a ski resort. Built by the Works Progress Administration in


way 58. No chairlift in Oregon is bigger or faster than Willamette’s six-person Eagle Peak Accelerator. This lift climbs a 6,683foot mountain that offers 360 degrees of skiing and boarding, notably including an often-ungroomed back-side powder

stash. It also provides access to “RTS,” a run so steep — 52 degrees in sections — that it once hosted the world speed-skiing championship, in which some racers attained 116 miles per hour. Willamette’s vertical drop is 1,563 feet. Facilities and servic-

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the Depression era of the late 1930s, crafted by 350 laborers from trees and rocks gathered from the surrounding wilderness, the lodge is “a symbol of hope and purpose during some very rough times,” said Jon Tullis, Timberline’s director of public affairs. A twisting road from Government Camp, on U.S. Highway 26, climbs more than 2,000 feet in six miles to the lodge, which sits at 6,000 feet elevation. Today a high-tech “snow cave” provides warmth to visitors on arrival. The lodge has 70 guest rooms and several restaurants, including the romantic Cascade Dining Room. Ski-school headquarters, equipment rentals and a cafeteria are in the nearby Wy’East Day Lodge. Outside, six chairlifts serve 41 runs and 3,690 vertical feet of skiing, the most in the Northwest. The Magic Mile and Palmer chairs rise to an elevation above 8,500 feet. Here ski racers train on the Palmer Glacier through July and August. Timberline offers night skiing, a terrain park, snowcat skiing and snowshoeing. Total skiable terrain is 1,650 acres. Adult lift tickets run $58 to $64 by day, $25 after 4 p.m. Mount Hood Skibowl: Someday, perhaps, an aerial gondola will link Timberline Lodge to Skibowl via the Collins Lake Resort, a private condominium-style village in Government Camp. The lift has already been approved in principle by the U.S. Forest Service. But it may take an improved economy to lift it to reality. There was a precedent in the pre-Depression 1920s. When the ski industry first found a foothold in American recreation, Multorpor Mountain — now a part of Skibowl — offered both skiing and ski Private, vintage, ocean front getaway Newport, OR 1-800-755-5674

jumping, and helped to make Government Camp a bustling little town. It’s now showing more signs of life than it has in decades. For expert skiers and snowboarders, Skibowl may offer the best terrain in the Mount Hood area. Certainly, it has the most challenging night skiing, with nearly two dozen lighted black-diamond runs. In all, more than half of the resort’s 960 skiable acres, including two terrain parks for boarders, are lighted seven nights a week. Skibowl incorporates three mountain peaks, topping out at 5,066-foot Tom Dick Peak, with 65 runs and a vertical drop of just over 1,500 feet. It also offers two terrain parks, nordic skiing, snowshoeing, guided snowmobiling trips and lift-served tubing on two hills. Adult tickets are $49, or $30 after 3 p.m. Women ski for $17 on Tuesday nights (except during the Christmas holidays). Continued on next page

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From previous page Mount Hood Meadows: Most often compared to Mt. Bachelor, in terms of its extent and facilities, is this resort on the southeast flank of Mount Hood. Opened in 1968, Meadows has 11 chairlifts, the same number as Bachelor, including a halfdozen high-speed quads serving 2,150 alpine acres. From the 7,300-foot summit of the Cascade Express, views extend south on a clear day to the Three Sisters. The open bowls are perfect cruising country, and it’s only a short traverse to the steep Heather and Clark canyons, double-black diamond terrain that is never groomed. A half-dozen terrain parks, including a built-in super pipe, are on the lower part of the mountain beside the Vista and Hood River express lifts. Meadows claims to have introduced more Oregonians to skiing and snowboarding than any other resort. Average annual snowfall is more than 430 inches; the vertical drop is 2,777 feet. Nordic runs are at the foot of the resort. Adult tickets are $47 to $64, or $19 after 4 p.m. for five-nights-a-week skiing on 140 lighted acres. Cooper Spur: With a rustic lodge and resort at 4,000 feet on the east face of Mount Hood, Cooper Spur is primarily a beginner-intermediate ski and snowboard area. Located 12 miles north of Meadows and only 23 miles south of Hood River, it has a single double chairlift serving 10 runs with a vertical drop of 350 feet. A rope tow and two tubing slopes, each served by tows, are typical of the family and group emphasis. But Cooper Spur does offer night skiing, a terrain park for boarders, cross-country ski tracks and a snowshoeing area. Open Friday to Sunday only, except during holidays, it charges $25 for adult tickets.

Southern Oregon Mount Ashland: In keeping with Ashland’s fame as the home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Southern Oregon’s largest ski resort has named its runs in honor of the Bard. Romeo, Juliet, Caliban and Ariel are just a few of the 23 runs whose names honor William Shakespeare’s plays, presented in downtown Ashland, 17 miles north, from Feb-

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Timberline Lodge, a National Historic Landmark built by Works Progress Administration laborers, sits at the 6,000-foot level of Mount Hood. Its runs offer the greatest vertical of any Oregon resort, 3,690 feet from an upper elevation of 8,500 feet.

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Government Camp, established on the site of a U.S. Army cache on the old Oregon Trail, bustled in the 1920s but then entered a long period of slumber. Today the town of 200 has been reborn with new construction and plans to link it by gondola with Timberline Lodge and Skibowl.

ruary through October. Formerly a backcountry ski destination, the resort was first developed in 1963 when the lodge was built, along with one chairlift. Today it has four — two triples and two doubles — serving a vertical drop of 1,150 feet. Controversial plans to expand the resort are pushing forward. Reached via an eight-mile access road off Interstate 5, the resort spans 200 acres on the northern side of its namesake mountain, the highest in the Siskiyou Range at 7,532 feet. There’s a terrain park for boarders, and “twilight” skiing is offered Thursday and Friday evenings, Jan. 5 to March 9. Adult lift tickets run $34 to $41, or $24 after 3 p.m. Sno-park permits are required.


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• Anthony Lakes Ski Area. 47500 Anthony Lakes Highway, North Powder, exit 285 off Interstate 84; or 541-856-3277. Lodging in Baker City. • Cat Ski Mount Bailey. 350 Resort Drive, Diamond Lake;, 541-793-3333, ext. 754, or 800-733-7593, ext. 754. Lodging at Diamond Lake Resort. • Cooper Spur Ski Area. 10755 Cooper Spur Road, Mount Hood; or 541-3526692; snow report 541-352-7803. Lodging at the resort or in Hood River. • Ferguson Ridge. Forest Road 3920 off Tucker Down Road, nine miles southeast of Joseph; or 541-398-1167. Lodging in Joseph and Enterprise. • Hoodoo Ski Area. U.S. Highway 20, Santiam Pass; or 541-822-3799, snow report 541-822-3337. Lodging at Black Butte Ranch and in Sisters. • Mount Ashland. Mount Ashland Highway, 17 miles south of Ashland, exit 6 off Interstate 5;

Warner Canyon: Native Oregonian Jean Saubert, a double medal winner in ski racing at the 1964 Winter Olympics, grew up on the slopes of this unique resort, far from the state’s population centers. Located atop Warner Summit in the heart of the Great Basin’s Warner Mountains, immediately south of the geologically unique Abert Rim, it is just 10 miles northeast of Lakeview on state Highway 140. Not surprisingly, Warner Canyon is friendly and uncrowded, offering light, dry snow and frequent sunny days. One triple chairlift rises 780 feet above the base elevation of 5,700 feet, serving 21 runs on 200 acres of terrain. The resort also has a terrain park and nordic trails. Adult lift tickets or 541-482-2897. Lodging in Ashland. • Mount Bachelor. 13000 S.W. Century Drive, Bend; or 800-829-2442, snow report 541-382-7888. Lodging in Bend. • Mount Hood Meadows. State Highway 35, 35 miles south of Hood River., 503-659-1256 (weekdays) or 503-337-2222 (weekends), snow report 503-227-7669. Lodging in resort condos, or in Hood River or Government Camp. • Mount Hood Skibowl. 87000 U.S. Hwy. 26, Government Camp., 503-2723206; snow report 503-222-2695. Lodging in Government Camp. • Spout Springs Ski Resort. 79327 State highway 204, 22 miles east of Weston; www. or 541-566-0320. Lodging at Pendleton and Walla Walla. • Timberline Lodge. Timberline Road, Mount Hood;, 503-272-3311 or 503-222-2211. Lodging at Timberline. • Warner Canyon Ski Area. State highway 140, 10 miles northeast of Lakeview; www.warnercanyon. org or 541-947-5001. Lodging in Lakeview. • Willamette Pass Resort. State Highway 58, 30 miles southeast of Oakridge; www. or 541-345-7669. Lodging at Crescent Lake and Oakridge.

run $32. A sno-park permit is required. Mount Bailey: For the truly adventurous skier, snow-cat skiing on 8,300-foot Mount Bailey, five miles north of Crater Lake National Park, is a memorable event. Six thousand acres of untracked and varied terrain — from steep headwalls to mellow glades to old-growth powder stashes — makes this a one-of-a-kind experience in the Northwest. Bailey is blanketed with about 600 inches of powder snow each year. A special-use permit with Umpqua National Forest restricts the cat operators to take no more than 12 skiers and riders onto the mountain each day, so reservations are essential. Cost is $350 per person (minimum five skiers).

Northeastern Oregon Anthony Lakes: Its base elevation is 7,100 feet, higher than any other resort in Oregon. Skiers used its rope tow in the ’30s, and its light, dry powder snow is legendary among skiers. Yet you may never have heard of Anthony Lakes. Locals like it that way. As early as 1933, the former Little Alps ski area had a tow

serving a ski jump in the Elkhorn Range of the Blue Mountains. Its remains are visible today from an extensive network of nordic and snowshoe trails. But a formal resort wasn’t developed until a Poma lift was added in 1961, followed by a chairlift when the lodge was built six years later. There’s still only one chair, albeit a new triple serving 1,100 acres and 21 runs, including a terrain park. Slopes rise 900 feet to a summit of 8,000 feet, from which backcountry snow cats periodically operate. Inside the lounge of the old lodge, a “Starbottle’s Saloon” sign leans against a wall. It’s the same one that graced the hotel of the ribald musical “Paint Your Wagon,” filmed here in the late 1960s. Anthony Lakes is open Thursday to Sunday only, except daily during the Christmas holidays. Adult lift tickets are priced at $35, and a sno-park permit is required. Golden South Sea Pearl & Diamond


Spout Springs: Also among Oregon’s oldest ski areas — established in 1948 — is this small family resort, located at 5,400 feet at the Tollgate Summit of the Blue Mountains. An hour’s drive from both Pendleton and Walla Walla, Wash., and 22 miles east of the town of Westin, it has two chairlifts as well as a T-bar that serves more advanced runs. The resort has 14 runs on 1,450 acres of skiable terrain, with a vertical drop of 600 feet from the summit at 5,600 feet. Facilities include a terrain park for snowboarders, nordic and snowshoe trails, and a tubing area. Adult tickets cost $32, or $25 for night skiing beginning at 5 p.m. Sno-park permits are required. Ferguson Ridge: Locals call it “Fergy,” even though it has no more than a T-bar and rope tow. But the location, on the lower slopes of the spectacular Wallowa Range, makes it a favorite for snow lovers who venture to Oregon’s remote northeastern corner. Open weekends and holidays only, Ferguson Ridge has eight runs served by a T-bar and rope tow. They rise 640 feet above a base elevation of 5,200 feet. Adult lift tickets run $15. At the base of the mountain are nordic and snowshoe trails. — Reporter: janderson@

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Bonnie Belle Ward, of Bend, will celebrate her 100th birthday with a party hosted by various bowling leagues at 1 p.m. Friday at Lava Lanes Bowling Center. Friends are invited to attend. Ward was born Dec. 17, 1911, in Deer Trail, Colo. She married Claud Ward, who died in 2004. She has four children, the late James Pete, the

Jenna Nelson and Kenneth Blancher, both of Portland, were married July 3 at Bend Golf and Country Club, with a reception following. The bride is the daughter of Dr. Doug and Virginia Nelson, of Bend. She is a 2002 graduate of Bend High School, a 2006 graduate of the University of Portland, where she studied education and in 2010 received a master’s degree in educa-

tion. She is a teacher at Lake Oswego Junior High School. The groom is the son of Dr. Don and Claire Blancher, of Plano, Texas. He is a 1996 graduate of Plano East Senior High School and a 2001 graduate of Virginia Tech, where he studied chemical engineering. He works as a process engineer for Intel in Hillsboro. The couple honeymooned on St. Barts Island. They will settle in Portland.

John and Judy (Butler) Ferera, of Sisters, celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary with a week on the Washington coast. The couple were married Dec. 3, 1966, in Downey, Calif. The wedding was held immediately after a memorial service at the church, and the casket had to be moved quickly before the couple said their vows. They have two children,

Aron, of Sisters, and Audra Ferera-Green (and Russell Green), of Redmond; and one grandchild. Mr. Ferera works on maintenance and grounds for the Redmond School District and coaches junior varsity girls softball for Redmond High School. Mrs. Ferera retired in June. They both enjoy traveling and outdoor activities. They have lived in Central Oregon more than 31 years.


Schultz — Jackson Christina Schultz and Steven Jackson, both of Bend, were married Nov. 11 at her brother’s home, with a reception following. The bride is the daughter of Leonard and Linda Schultz, of Redmond. She is a 1988 graduate of Crescent Valley High School in Corvallis and is attending Central Oregon Community College, where she studies nursing. The groom is the son of Tunney and Bernice Jackson, of Kirkland, Wash. He is a 1977 graduate of Juanita High School, in Kirkland, and a 1982 graduate of the University of Washington, where he studied English. He is an author and is attending a master’s program at Oregon State UniversityCascades Campus.

Delivered at St. Charles Bend Richard and Stacy DunafonMawdsley, a boy, Wyatt Paul Dunafon-Mawdsley, 9 pounds, Nov. 26. William Swanson and Jennifer Wright, a girl, McKayla MaryLouise Swanson, 7 pounds, 6 ounces, Nov. 30. Sonny and Summer Caldwell, a boy, Elliot Kyle Caldwell, 7 pounds, 9 ounces, Nov. 28.

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The couple plan to honeymoon at Disneyland in the spring. They will settle in Bend.

Emily Workman and Todd Apilado

Workman — Apilado Emily Workman and Todd Apilado, both of Las Vegas, were married Oct. 29 at Little Church of the West in Las Vegas. The bride is the daughter of Curtis and Mo Workman, of Prineville. She is a 2000 graduate of Crook County High School.

late Olivine Kelsey, Clara Fulkerson, of Watertown, N.Y., and Tenos Pete, of Bend; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Ward worked as a clerk, a waitress and an office manager. She retired in 1980 from Dr. Guyer’s office. She enjoys reading and listening to audio books, making crafts, sewing, quilting, bowling and playing Scrabble and card games. She has lived in Central Oregon more than 50 years.

The groom is the son of Dennis and Susan Apilado, of Kilauea, Kauai, Hawaii. He is a graduate of Kilauea High School and a graduate of University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he studied computer science. He is pursuing a master’s degree. He is a computer programmer. The couple will settle in Las Vegas.

Vernita (Smith) Talbott and Ted Talbott

Talbott Ted and Vernita (Smith) Talbott, of Hagerman, Idaho, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 13 with a reception at the Gooding Country Club in Gooding, Idaho, hosted by their children. The couple were married Nov. 18, 1961, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Nampa, Idaho. They met while attending the College of Idaho, in Caldwell, where he played baseball and basketball and she was a cheerleader. They have four children, Stan (and Peggy), Steve (and

Melissa), both of Bend, Cassie, of Reno, Nev., and Tim (and Brooke), of Petaluma, Calif.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Mr. and Mrs. Talbott both retired in 1996 from the Bend-La Pine school district, where they were teachers. They enjoy spending time with their grandchildren, traveling, golfing and attending sporting events and community activities. They are members of St. Catherine’s Catholic Church and the Hagerman Historical Society. They lived in Bend for 35 years.

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Nir Malchy and Jill Leonard Malchy, a girl, Sivan Kathleen Malchy, 7 pounds, 7 ounces, Nov. 29. Ricky and Suzanne Sims, a boy, Caiden Lee Sims, 8 pounds, 1 ounce, Nov. 29. Cody and Darcy Deardorff, a boy, Eamon Lucas Deardorff, 6 pounds, 10 ounces, Nov. 28. Brian and Allissa Bell, a boy, Ethan Edward Bell, 7 pounds, 8 ounces, Dec. 1. Gabriel Shapiro and Mia Swanson-Shapiro, a boy, Adam Daniel Shapiro, 8 pounds, 1 ounce, Dec. 5. Francisco Palacios-cruz and Brittney Foster, a girl, Gianna Izabella Cruz Foster, 6 pounds, 8 ounces, Dec. 3.

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Patricia Shultz’s “1,000 Places to See Before You Die” will be an inspirational gift, and Lonely Planet’s new “Not-for-Parents” series will appeal to the youngest travelers in the family.

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‘1,000 Places to See Before You Die’ It’s a big world out there, which makes it hard to decide on a vacation destination. The Web can seem just as vast when it comes time to research. That’s why Patricia Shultz’s “1,000 Places to See Before You Die” deserves a place on your bookshelf. The revised version of the 2003 bestseller is an inspirational tool for your travel bucket list. $13

Lonely Planet kid guides Lonely Planet’s new “Notfor-Parents” series will appeal to the little backpackers out there. “Not-for-Parents: The Travel Book” is modeled on the popular grown-up version with information and trivia about every country in the world. Individual city editions on New York, London, Paris and Rome can help build anticipation for upcoming trips and keep the young ones busy in transit. Sample tidbit: In 1899, a New York taxi driver received the first speeding ticket in America for going … about 12 mph. We won’t blame Mom and Dad for “borrowing” the books for themselves. “The Travel Book” ($20) and city editions ($15) at

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Historical charm along America’s Main Street By Bob Downing

Akron Beacon Journal

BLAINE, Ohio — The Blaine Hill Bridge is a monument to the past, a 385-foot, brick-paved link to the historical National Road. It dates to 1828 and is the oldest surviving bridge in the Buckeye State, designated Ohio’s Bicentennial bridge in 2003. It also tells a tale of bridges and roads as they once were. With its three arches and sandstone blocks, it once carried travelers on the National Road over Wheeling Creek. It is about eight miles west of Wheeling, W.Va. Today, vehicles are banned from the bridge that lies in the shadow of the 1932-33 bridge of steel and concrete that carries a U.S. highway over Wheeling Creek. The Blaine Hill Bridge once took traffic west with its 20 dangerous curves. (Pasco Drive, which leads to the bridge, is paved with bricks from 1917-18.) It is the longest S-shaped bridge in Ohio. Such bridges were common on the National Road. It was easier for engineers to build bridges that were at 90-degree angles to the streams. Curved ramps were then added at both ends, creating shallow S-shaped approaches.

6 states, 620 miles

um at Norwich between Cambridge and Zanesville. It is operated for the Ohio Historical Society by the John and Annie Glenn Museum Foundation. Exhibits include a 136-footlong diorama of the National Road. It also honors writer Zane Grey (1872-1939), who hailed from nearby Zanesville and is well known for his western novels. The museum also spotlights art pottery from the area. In Pennsylvania, the National Road runs next to the Fort Necessity National Battlefield from the French and Indian War. In West Virginia, sites include the West Virginia Independence Hall and Museum. In Illinois, travelers will find the prehistoric Cahokia Indian mounds. The road is known for its distinctive milestones that stood at one-mile intervals along the highway. About three feet of the exposed concrete stood above the ground. Each marker indicated the distance to Cumberland, Md., at the top center, and the name of the nearest towns to the east and west, and the mile distances were carved on the sides. The first markers of concrete weathered poorly and were replaced by sandstone in the 1850s. Concrete was used later to replace weathered milestones. Historians have identified 83 original markers still standing in Ohio.

Today, the Blaine Hill Bridge is one of the biggest attractions along the National Road that some called America’s Main Street. The road ran 620 miles through six states from Maryland to Illinois. First envisioned by George Washington, it was the only land link between the East Coast and America’s western frontier in the early 19th century. It was America’s first federally funded interstate highway, opening the nation to the West and serving as a corridor for moving people and goods. It was the busiest road in the United States by the 1840s, the major means of transportation until railroads were developed. Today the National Road offers a step-back-in-time charm with sleepy pike towns, sections of old road, taverns and inns, cemeteries and more. It is, some say, an authentic experience. It runs parallel to U.S. Highway 40 and is a federally designated All-American Road, one of 31. That 700-mile designation stretches from Baltimore, Md., to East St. Louis, Ill. Sites in Ohio include the boyhood home of astronaut John Glenn in New Concord, the Camp Chase Confederate cemetery and the Red Brick Tavern in Lafayette that has housed six U.S. presidents. You will also find the National Road/Zane Grey Muse-

In Ohio, the National Road stretches 228 miles from Bridgeport in the east on the Ohio River through Cambridge, Columbus and Springfield to the Indiana state line. It was used in the early days by settlers heading west in Conestoga wagons. Later it was used by motorists driving cars. Today, the National Road in Ohio is almost completely intertwined with Highway 40, built in the 1920s, and runs parallel to Interstate 70, built in the 1960s. The National Road was authorized in 1806 by Congress. Construction began in Cumberland, Md., in 1811. It reached the Ohio River at Wheeling in 1818. Debate over the constitutionality of internal improvements delayed the road’s extension for several years. In 1825, ground was broken in Ohio, with the National Road reaching Zanesville in 1830, Columbus in 1833 and Springfield in 1838. It stretches west to Vandalia, Ill., where money ran out. Small towns along the National Road boomed as thousands of travelers headed west over the Allegheny Mountains to settle in Ohio and beyond. The most common vehicles





First wagons, then cars



were stagecoaches that covered 60 to 70 miles per day and the colorful Conestoga wagons pulled by teams of six horses that averaged 15 miles a day. Small towns along the road contained taverns, blacksmith shops and livery stables. There was one tavern for every mile of the National Road, according to some estimates. So-called stagecoach taverns were more expensive, catering to affluent travelers. The Mount Washington Tavern from 1828 in southwest Pennsylvania was one stagecoach tavern that is still standing. Wagon stands were cheaper, more like modern truck stops. Tollhouses appeared on the National Road from 1835 to 1910. That’s because fed-

Bob Downing / Akron Beacon Journal

In Ohio’s Guernsey County, travelers can drive across one of the S-shaped bridges on the National Road. Dating from 1828, the Salt Fork Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places.

eral funds for maintaining the road dried up, and the states switched to tolls. They typically stood about 20 miles apart. Searight’s Tollhouse stands west of Uniontown, Pa. Indiana and Ohio have both

produced travel guides for the National Road, and they are essential to anyone wanting to know where to find it. Ohio’s 50-page Traveler’s Guide to the Historic National Road in Ohio outlines historical, cul-

tural and recreational attractions along the road. It’s free, and it’s quite interesting, if you’re a frontier history buff. Download a copy from Ohio National Road Association,


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COLLEGE FOOTBALL Baylor’s Griffin III wins Heisman

NEW YORK — Quarterback Robert Griffin III on Saturday became the first player from Baylor University to win the Heisman Trophy, college football’s top individual honor. Griffin received 1,687 points, beating by 280 Griffin III points Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck, who finished as runner-up to 2010 winner Cam Newton. University of Alabama running back Trent Richardson was third with 978 points. The balloting was conducted by the Heisman Trophy Trust and the winner announced at a televised ceremony in New York. “This is unbelievably believable,” Griffin III said. “It’s unbelievable because in the moment we’re all amazed when great things happen. But it’s believable because great things don’t happen without hard work.” Griffin, a 21-yearold junior at the Waco, Texas, university, finished the season as the nation’s top-rated quarterback, completing 72.3 percent of his passes for 3,998 yards and 36 touchdowns, with six interceptions. He also rushed for 832 yards and nine scores as Baylor went 9-3, its best season in 25 years, and had a winning record against Big 12 Conference opponents for the first time. “Everybody associated with Baylor has a reason to celebrate tonight,” he said.

— From wire reports

UCLA hires Mora as new coach LOS ANGELES — Although Jim Mora hasn’t coached college football in a quarter-century, the longtime NFL coach has spent the past two years preparing for a chance to go back to school. UCLA is giving him that opportunity in the hopes this polished pro coach can revitalize a beleaguered college program. Mora agreed to a five-year, $12 million contract with UCLA on Saturday, replacing Rick Neuheisel as the Bruins’ first football coach in more than 60 years with no ties to the school. “I think UCLA is truly a sleeping giant, and I realize that an opportunity like this, of this magnitude, doesn’t present itself more than once in a coaching career,” Mora said. “When the job was offered, I jumped at the chance to be a Bruin.” Mora was the coach of the Atlanta Falcons and Seattle Seahawks, going 31-33 over four seasons while reaching one NFC title game.

— The Associated Press

CORRECTION A prep sports roundup headlined “Redmond boys hoops tops West Salem, 82-61” that appeared in Saturday’s Bulletin on Page D4 contained incorrect information due to inaccurate material provided to The Bulletin. Crook County girls basketball player Jacalyn McKenzie is a senior. The Bulletin regrets the error.






NL MVP Braun tests positive for drugs By Ronald Blum

The Associated Press

Photos by Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin


bove, Andrew Dillman, front, and Logan Owen jump over an obstacle while battling for the lead during the U.S. Gran Prix of Cyclocross Junior 17-18 race on Saturday in Bend’s Old Mill District. At right, Dillman leads Zane Godby, right, and Owen, rear, on the course. Owen won the race, while Dillman took second and Godby finished fourth. The races were part of the Deschutes Brewery Cup, which is the final stop in the U.S. Gran Prix of Cyclocross series. The event concludes today. This morning’s schedule consists of races for nonelite and amateur riders. In the afternoon, USGP and UCI (International Cycling Union) races for juniors, masters, and elite men and women will take place. The final event is the elite men’s race, which starts at 3:30 p.m. and lasts 60 minutes. Spectators are welcome; admission is free. For more information, visit


As climbers go text it on the mountain, reaction is divided By Alex Lowther

New York Times News Service

Bob Click / For The Bulletin

Culver’s Bobby Mote scores 85.5 points to place fourth in the final round of bareback riding at the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas on Saturday night.

NEW YORK — National League MVP Ryan Braun has tested positive for a banned substance and is appealing to avoid a 50-game suspension, according to people familiar with the case. ESPN cited two sources Saturday in first reporting the result, saying the Milwaukee Brewers slugger tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone, adding that a later test by the World Anti-Doping Agency lab in Montreal determined the testosterone was synthetic. A spokesman for Braun said in a statement issued to ESPN and The Associated Press that “there are highly unusual circumstances surrounding this case which will support Ryan’s complete innocence.” “There was absolutely no intentional violation of the program,” Matthew Hiltzik said in a statement sent by the four-time All-Star left fielder’s representatives. “While Ryan has impeccable character and no previous history, unfortunately, because of the process we have to maintain confidentiality and are not able to discuss it any further, but we are confident that he will ultimately be exonerated,” he said. Major League Baseball does not announce positive tests and penalties in drug cases involving initial positives until all arbitration is concluded. See Braun / D4

For more than two weeks last month, climber Tommy Caldwell lived on a nylon ledge hung 1,200 feet up El Capitan, the massive sweep of granite that stands sentinel over California’s Yosemite Valley. One of the world’s best all-around rock climbers, he slept on the ledge, cooked on the ledge and went to the bathroom into a receptacle hanging below the ledge. And at the top of this solitary, silent sport, he was being watched by thousands of spectators around the world. From Singapore: “Inspirational, Tommy! Well done!” From Poland: “Smiles from Krakow. Keep pressing!!!” From Slovakia: “Go, Tommy, go!!!” Caldwell updated his progress on Facebook using his iPhone, which he charged with portable solar panels. See Climbers / D5

“...Instead of actually having the experience be the important part, it’s the representation of the experience that becomes the important part — something is lost.” — Katie Ives, editor of Alpinist magazine on climbers using social media during ascents

Culver’s Mote finishes third in world in bareback Bulletin staff report LAS VEGAS — Culver bareback rider Bobby Mote finished his year with a flourish. Mote placed in the money for the sixth consecutive night in the 10th and final round of the 2011 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Saturday. He also finished third in the final world standings, and second in the average standings for the NFR. Mote earned $7,500 for his fourth-place finish in Saturday’s finale, with a ride of 85.5 points. World champion Kaycee Field won the final round


• Results from Saturday’s National Finals Rodeo, Scoreboard, D2

with an 87-point ride to take his sixth round of the 2011 NFR. Feild, of Payson, Utah, secured this year’s world title on Friday. Feild won the NFR aggregate standings title and the $45,865 bonus that goes along with it, with 10 rides for a record 860.5 points. Justin McDaniel set the previous record of 859 points for 10 rides in 2008. See Rodeo / D5

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Tommy Caldwell camps on El Capitan in California; during the ascent, he updated his progress on Facebook using his iPhone.



SCOREBOARD CYCLING U.S. Gran Prix of Cyclocross Deschutes Brewery Cup #1 Saturday Old Mill District, Bend Men Elite 1, Jeremy Powers, Rapha/Focus, 1:05:20. 2, Timothy Johnson, Cannondale Pb Cyclocrossworld.Com, 1:05:20. 3, Daniel Summerhill, Chipotle Development Team, 1:05:55. 4, James Driscoll, Cannondale Pb Cyclocrossworld.Com, 1:05:57. 5, Ben Berden, Ops Ale Stoemper, 1:06:05. 6, Geoff Kabush, Team Maxxis/Rocky Mountain, 1:06:09. 7, Chris Sheppard, Rocky Mountain Bicycles/Shimano, 1:06:13. 8, Christopher Jones, Rapha/Focus, 1:06:23. 9, Zach Mcdonald, Rapha/Focus, 1:06:50. 10, Troy Wells, Team Clif Bar, 1:07:18. 11, Mitchell Hoke, Tokyo Joe’S, 1:07:22. 12, Christian Heule, Cannondale Pb Cyclocrossworld. Com, 1:07:32. 13, Sean Babcock, Kona, 1:07:35. 14, Allen Krughoff, Boulder Cycle Sport, 1:07:47. 15, Brian Matter, Gear Grinder/Clif Bar, 1:08:05. 16, Cody Kaiser, California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized mtb, 1:08:07. 17, Yannick Eckmann, Pearlizumi/Shimano, 1:08:33. 18, Tristan Schouten, Cyclocrossracing. com P/b Blue Bicycles, 1:08:34. 19, Kevin Noiles, Sportique, 1:08:54. 20, Braden Kappius, Team Clif Bar, 1:09:10. 21, Barry Wicks, Kona, 1:09:56. 22, Justin Robinson, California Giant Cycling, 1:10:04. 23, Russell Stevenson, Raleigh, 1:10:08. 24, Erik Tonkin, Kona/Team S&M, 1:10:09. 25, Steve Fisher, Revel Consulting/Rad Racing Nw, 1:10:42. 26, Donald Reeb, P/b Blue, 1:10:43. 27, Jake Wells, Stan’s Notubes Elite Cyclocross Team, 1:10:48. 28, Carl Decker, Giant, 1:10:53. 29, Mark Mcconnell, Synergy Racing, 1:11:17. 30, Scott Tietzel, Plains To Peaks Racing, 1:11:23. 31, Damian Schmitt, Silverado Gallery/Sunnyside Sports, 1:11:52. 32, Chris Mackay,, +3 laps. 33, Angelini Dalle, Gian Rio Blanco, +3 laps. 34, Josh Whitney, Rocky Mounts~Izze, +4 laps. 35. Aaron Bradford, Bay101/Hrs/rocklobster, +4 laps. 36, Kolben Preble, Clif Bar Development Cross Team, +4 laps. 37, John-Christian Flack, Olympia Orthopaedic Associates, +4 laps. 38, Paul Lacava, Giant Cycling Club/Giant Cycling Team, +4 laps. 39, Jason Holbrook, Boulder Cycle Sport, +4 laps. 40, Nathan Bannerman, P/b Blue Competitive Cycles, +4 laps. 41, Brent Gorman, Speedway Cycles, +4 laps. 42, Chris Jackson, Rambuski Law, +4 laps. 43, Matthew Fox, Silverado Gallery/Sunnyside, +4 laps. 44, John Behrens, Bailey Bikes, +5 laps. 45, John Bailey, Bailey Bikes, +5 laps. 46, Matt Lyons, University of Denver, +5 laps. 47, John Mundelius, Cal Giant/Specialized, +5 laps. 48, Cole Sprague, Reed College, +6 laps. 49, Evan Renwick, Cycle U-Pop Cap, +6 laps. 50, Henry Kramer, Cal Giant/Specialized, +6 laps. 51, James Gentes, +9 laps. Category 2/3 1, Tyler Frasca, 37:03. 2, Cory Bolen, Team Eastside Cycles - Boise, 37:19. 3, Ben Storrar, Old Town Bicycle, 37:28. 4, Brandon Cross, 37:30. 5, Barney Gill, Old Town Bicycle, 37:33. 6, Chris Ellis, Cycling North West, 37:59. 7, Ryan Ness, Therapeutic Assoc/Sagebrush Cycles, 38:08. 8, Gabriel Linn, Trusty Switchblade, 38:16. 9, Jordi Cortes, 38:24. 10, Wade Goff, Half-Fast Velo, 38:31. 11, James Williams, Adventures Edge, 38:34. 12, Joey Johnson Church Of The Big Ring/SBRuta, 38:37. 13, Dillon Charlton, 38:37. 14, Sean Cruickshank, aviawest, 38:39 15, Matthew Dooley, Etna Brewing Co./ Desalvo Custom, 38:56. 16, Sam Rosenberg, Hutchs Comotion, 38:57. 17, Ben Guernsey, Trusty Switchblade, 38:59. 18, Regan Pringle, Pro City Racing, 39:15. 19, Trevor Pratt,, 39:17. 20, Christopher Bagg, Athlete’s Lounge, 39:19. 21, Kyle Mcgilvray, Old Town Bicycle, 39:22. 22, Brian Walburn, Hagens Berman LLP, 39:24. 23, Ryan Mauk, Grundel Bruisers, 39:31. 24, Alex Wilson, 39:44. 25, Zack Phillips, 39:45. 26, Alan Adams, Hagens Berman LLP, 39:56. 27, Justin Berndt, Classic/Zoefitness, 40:04. 28, Jon Mason, Bay 101/HRS/Rock Lobster Cycloc, 40:10. 29, Sean Eslinger, Studio Nine 30, 40:18. 30, Brent Mattison, Team Lazy Tarantulas, 40:23:00. 31, Peter Vraniak, 40:24. 32, Alex Walker, Old Town Bicycle p/b State Farm, 40:28. 33, Chuck Meyer, Sunnyside Sports, 40:29. 34, Eric Stolberg, Gründelbrüisers, 40:31. 35, Brian Jorgensen, COCC Bobcats, 40:41. 36, Matt Soja, Team Stanley/Pain Cave Produc, 40:42. 37, Sean Corey, Trusty Switchblade, 40:47. 38, Matt Hickey, Cascade Couriers, 40:50. 39, Nathan Solomon, 40:53. 40, Ryan Mckean, 41:31. 41, Christian Martin, River City Bicycles, 41:37. 42, Colton Hlavinka, BYRDS, 41:44. 43, Kevin Donnelly, 41:55. 44, Cory Tanler, Trinity Bikes, 42:16. 45, Dmitri Keating, Old Town Bicycle/State Farm, 42:38. 46, Franz Bruggemeier, Portland Bicycle Studio, at one lap. 47, Shane Parker, at one lap. 48, Craig Armstrong, Craptastic, at one lap. 49, Roland Rabien, Tripleshot, at one lap. 50, Hiroji Mckinstry, at one lap. 51, Niels Thogersen Iii, Team Stanley, at one lap. 52, Ryan Altman, Bend Memorial Clinic Total Care, at one lap. 53, Jeff Johnston, at one lap. 54, Robert Thayer, at one lap. 55, Mike Taylor, at one lap. 56, Ian Kennedy,, at one lap. 57, John Livingston, Cascade Couriers/Bend Velo, at one lap. 58, Jeremiah Williams, Trusty Switchblade, at one lap. 59, Michael Thornton, JL Velo Racing Team/Northwest, at one lap. 60, Eric Schmidt, at one lap. Category 4 1, Patrick Terry, UVU/SBR, 34:02. 2, Jay Palubeski,, 34:32. 3, Mark Bender, Motofish Racing, 34:39. 4, Justin Calvo, SCCA/Starbucks, 34:41. 5, Chris Wherity, Life Cycle Bike Shop, 34:50. 6, Joseph Togoan, 34:51. 7, Kevin Rosmanitz, Synergy Racing, 35:29. 8, David Rasca, Pacific Pedaling, 35:37. 9, Aaron Adelstein, SCCA/Starbucks Cycling, 35:43. 10, Rip Clayton, RB’s Cyclery, 35:57. 11, Jeffery Cota, Old Town Bicycle, 35:58. 12, Ryan Larson, 36:01. 13, Tim Shannon, 36:20. 14, Brandon Schumacher, JL VELO, 36:28. 15, Sean Stroup, BeerMongers Cycle Club, 36:34. 16, Bill Klingler, Beermongers Cycle Club, 36:39. 17, Brian Sheadel, Cycle Analysis, 36:53. 18, Michael Smelser, SOU Rogue Riders, 37:38. 19, John Lulich, 37:51. 20, Bart Qualls, Service Course Velo, 37:55. 21, Billy Holcomb, Trusty Switchblade, 38:15. 22, Timothy Beard, 38:22. 23, Joe Gray, 38:31. 24, David Bowman, Greensavers, 38:41. 25, Jamie Laird, Beermongers Cycle Club, 38:49. 26, Corey Qualls, Service Coarse Velo, 38:49. 27, Michael Kosmala, 38:59. 28, Colin Ferguson, Tripower, 38:59. 29, Dan Brobst,, 39:09. 30, Alex Cosina, SET Coaching, 39:17 31, Kern Reynolds, Boneyard Cycling, 39:25. 32, David Szymanski, at one lap. 33, Charles Linke, at one lap. 34, Michael Coe, at one lap. 35, Craig Russillo, at one lap. 36, James Webb, Beaverton Bicycle Club, at one lap. 37, Ryne Christen, University Of Idaho, at one lap. 38, Seth May, at one lap. Master 35+ 1, Ben Thompson, 49:47:00. 2, J.T. Fountain, Raleigh/Rolf Prima, 50:00. 3, Richard Feldman, DuranceColnago, 50:14. 4, Shannon Skerritt, Corsa CoceptsSignal Cycles, 50:16. 5, Michael Gallagher, 50:18. 6, Shawn Mitchell, George’s/Vision One/TRP, 50:35. 7, Andre Sutton, Hardcore Bikes, 50:40. 8, Mike Gaertner, Vertical Earth, 50:44. 9, Bill Elliston, Van Dessel Factory Team, 50:53. 10, Grant Berry, Cycleution/Stevens Bikes, 50:55. 11, Jason Jablonski, Set Coaching, 51:27. 12, Sheldon Miller,, 51:31. 13, Kenny Wehn, Stans NoTubes Elite Cyclocross, 51:35. 14, Seth Patla, Gates Belt Drive - River City, 51:35. 15, Bart Bowen, Rebound Sports Performance Lab, 51:36. 16, John Mundelius, Cal Giant/Specialized, 51:55. 17, Todd Davis, Audi, 52:14. 18, Tim Jones, Team, 52:23. 19, Rainer Leuschke, Blue Rooster/SMC, 52:31. 20, Michael Dicenso, Mafia Racing/Felt/PBR, 52:40. 21, Henry Kramer, Cal Giant/Specialized, 52:50. 22, Andy Rigel, Mafia Racing/Felt/PBR, 52:52. 23, Jared Roy, Crossniacs, 52:54. 24, Jeff Beltramini, Mafia Racing/Felt/PBR, 52:59. 25, Matthew Scott, Fiets Met Slagroom, 53:17. 26, Martin Baker, 53:18. 27, Joel Madrone, Embrocation Cycling Journal, 53:27. 28, Tim Kelley Broken Spoke - Boise, 53:32. 29, John Limbaugh, Chinook Cycling Club, 53:36. 30, Ryan Brown, Chinook Cycling Club, 53:41. 31, Timothy Joslin, 53:44. 32, Slate Olson, RaphaFocus, 54:02. 33, Derwyn Harris, West End Bikes/Specialized 54:02. 34, Richard Mcclung, Hagens-Berman Cycling, 54:20. 35, Matt Engel, BMCT, 54:35. 36, Chip Sloan, Grundelbruisers, 54:42. 37, Chris Wherity, Life Cycle Bike Shop, 54:45. 38, Alex Accetta, Team Beer, 55:00. 39, Sean Haidet, 55:09. 40, Patrick Wilder, Moots Cycles/Cyclepath NW, 55:26. 41, Albert Senft, Colavita Racing Inc., 55:33. 42, Will Kelly, Bikesport Racing, 55:35. 43, David Sjogren, 55:39. 44, Karl Haunold, 55:41. 45, Erik Voldengen, BBC/Bike N’ Hike, 56:00. 46, Jim Gentes, 56:12. 47, Matthew Pollard, VW, 56:19. 48, Parker Lund, Mafia Racing/Felt/PBR, 56:28. 49, Daniel Horndasch, Cyclocrossworld, 56:51. 50, Chad Berg, Cycle U-PopCap, 56:54. 51, Sean Rogers, Bend Memorial Clinic Race Team, 56:54. 52, Ian Leitheiser, Moots/Cyclepath, 57:13. 53, Chad Sage, 57:46. 54, Mark Adamski, Portobello Bicycle Racing, 57:51. 55, Dominic D’angelo, Collision 1, at one lap. 56, Travis Nease, Audi, at one lap. 57, Neil Green, Therapeutic Associates/Genr8, at one lap. 58, Shane Gibson, at one lap. 59, Scott Bradway, Team

S&M Sellwood Cycle Repair, at two laps. Master 45+ 1, Michael Mcshane, Bob’s Red Mill Cyclocross, 29:25. 2, Tim Butler, WestEndBikes/Specialized, 29:25. 3, Sean Kelsey, Cycle U-Pop Cap, 29:55. 4, Rich Cramer,, 29:59. 5, Waldek Stepniowski, Luna, 30:21. 6, Russell Thorstrom, Team ICO, 30:37. 7, Rocky Crocker, Team W.A.R., 30:39. 8, Will Sullivan, Will Sullivan Cycling/One Ghost, 30:39. 9, Michael Brazel, Old Town Bicycle p/b State Farm, 30:52. 10, Philip Sims, Another Bike Shop, 30:55. 11, Michael Wilson, Pacific Power Blue Sky, 30:57. 12, Paul Lennon, Owens Healthcare, 31:09. 13, Jeff Standish, Therapeutic Associates Cycling, 31:14. 14, Mark Bradley, 31:21. 15, Bill Reed, Reed Cycle, 31:33. 16, Jim Gentes, 31:34. 17, Peter Wellsman, Pro City Racing, 31:39. 18, Michael Nyberg, Sunnyside Sports, 31:45. 19, Bob Ling, cyclocrossworld/grassroots, 31:46. 20, Paul Lastayo, Cycle Therapy/Four Corners, 31:49. 21, Rick Heckenlaible, Audi, 31:50. 22, John Fiore, Montana Cyclocross, 31:52. 23, Alan Petrie, Spokane Rocket Velo, 31:55. 24, Alan Ott, Bay 100\HRS rock lobster, 32:00:00. 25, Edwin Rambuski, Team Rambuski Law, 32:04. 26, Chris Shotwell, SRAM Factory Team, 32:06. 27, John Wilson, Pacific Power Blue Sky, 32:10. 28, Charles Stearns, Bobs Bicycles, 32:14. 29, Justin Bannerman, Allegro Cyclery, 32:24. 30, Don Wright, JL Velo Racing Team, 32:27. 31, Joe Hoerner, 32:28. 32, Peter Krumins, Old Town Bicycle, 32:28. 33, Mark Hubbard, Audi, 32:39. 34, Jay Palubeski,, 32:40. 35, Mike Henry, 32:44. 36, Robert Trombley, 32:44. 37, Jamie Emery, Pro City Racing, 32:49. 38, Todd Schock, Boneyard Cycling, 32:50. 39, John Kittredge, CyclocrossWorld/Greenware, 32:52. 40, Doug Perrin, Hutch’s/Bend Dental/Lowes, 32:56. 41, Tim Turk, Cycle Sport, 33:31. 42, Art Weichbrodt, Corpore Sano/Bike PT, 33:33. 43, Matthew Lasala, Bend Memorial Clinic Total Care, 33:37. 44, Mark Reinecke, Bend Memorial Clinic Total Care, 33:56. 4, David Anderson, Boneyard Cycling, 34:06. 46, George Jackson, Old Town Bicycles, 34:21. 47, Mark Backus, Boneyard, 34:25. 48, Mike Murphy, TEAM CCR, 34:39. 49, Michael Rosenberg, Hutchs CoMotion, 34:43. 50, Greg Mueller, 34:48. 51, Peter Barlow, Old Town Bicycle, 35:39. 52, Dan Davis, webcyclery, 35:43. 53, Todd Gill, Team Double Check, 35:49. 54, Alan Thomason, 35:56. 55, Charles Thomas, Boneyard Cycling, 36:24. 56, Marc Ditommaso, Landshark, 38:09. Master 55+ 1, Steve Yenne, Capitol Subaru Cycling, 33:01. 2, Cosmic Miller, Double Check P/B Samurai Noodle, 33:02. 3, Brook Watts, CrossVegas, 33:22. 4, Gary Klingler,, 34:11. 5, Don Leet, Sunnyside Sports, 34:22. 6, Dan Macnaughton, Cyclepath Racing, 34:28. 7, Robin Willard, 34:29. 8, David Bennett, Collision 1, 34:37. 9, Paul Sadoff, Bay 101/HRS/ Rock Lobster, 34:49. 10, Ken Rodgers, Oregon Paddle Sports, 34:50. 11, Rick Gregory, 34:50. 12, Ralph Tolli, Boneyard Cycle Team, 35:32. 13, Steve Lacey, Showers Pass, 36:16. 14, Tim Holbrook, Boulder Cycle Sport, 36:35. 15, Mark Hildebrandt, Portland Velo, 37:27. 16, Brian Volkert, Team Double Check, 38:02. 17, Craig Mavis, 38:34. 18, Bob Cartwright, Old Town Bicycle, 38:50. Juniors 10-14 1, Lance Haidet, Bend Memorial Clinic Total Care Racing Team. 2, Cameron Beard, Bend Endurance Academy. 3, Benedikt Toeldte, BYRDS. 4, Matteo Jorgenson, BYRDS. 5, Ryan Gaertner, Vertical Earth. 6, Keenan Reynolds, Bend Endurance Academy. 7, Mitchell Thornton, JL Velo Racing/Northwest Velo. 8, Donovan Birky, Webcyclery. 9, Titus Bender, Motofish. 10, Gideon Bender, Motofish Racing. 11, Alex Walentynowicz, Revel Rad Racing. 12, Jarrett Aregger, JL Velo Racing Team. 13, George Jackson IV, Old Town Bicycles. 14 Jack Alessi, BYRDS. 15, Hugh Alessi. 16, Henry Geary, JL Velo Racing Team. 17, Alec Miller. 18, Brian Hart Jr., Camas Bike and Sport. 19, Ian Wilson. 20 Nathan Limbaugh, Chinook Cycling Club. Juniors 15-16 1, Landen Beckner, Montana Velo. 2, Nolan Brady, Old Town Bicycles. 3, William Barta, BYRDS. 4, Ethan Reynolds, BYRDS. 5, Sam Rosenberg, Hutchs CoMotion. 6, Dawson Stallings, Bend Endurance Academy. 7, Javier Colton, Bend Endurance Academy. 8, Jake Perrin Hutch’s/Bend Dental/Lowes. 9, Harrison Devine, JL Velo Racing Team. 10 John Curtis, BYRDS. 11 Anders Nystrom. 12, Mitchell Stevens, Sunnyside Sports. 13, Evan Geary, JL Velo Racing Team. 14, Emerson Webb, Beaverton Bicycle Club. 15 Adam Oliver, Hutch’s-Eugene. 16 Eric Botos, BYRDS. 17 Bridger Fiore. Montana Cyclocross. Juniors 17-18 1, Logan Owen, Team Redline, 41:26. 2, Andrew Dillman, Bob’s Red Mill, 41:53. 3, Tobin Ortenblad, 42:23. 4, Zane Godby, Clif Bar Development Team, 42:37. 5, Richard Gorry, Cypress Whole Athlete-specialized, 42:43. 6, Zack Gould, CLIF Bar Junior Development Cyc, 44:24. 7, Jordan Cullen, Clif Bar Development Cross Team, 44:49. 8, Max Toeldte, BYRDS, 45:16. 9, Spencer Downing, Clif Bar Development cross team, 47:05. 10, Colin Dunlap, Bend Endurance Academy, 49:37. Singlespeed 1, Craig Etheridge, Raleigh Bicycles, 29:20. 2, Scotty Carlile, Hutch’s Privateer, 29:47. 3, Ross Brody, Buy Local Cycling, 29:53. 4, John Rollert, WebCyclery. com, 29:54. 5, Tom Keller, Pistis, 30:55. 6, Landon Erickson, Team Stanley, 31:00. 7, Cordino Longiotti, Desalvo Custom Cycles Racing, 31:17. 8, Al Senft, Colavita NM p/b DEX, 31:24. 9, Travis Keen, 31:37. 10, Sal Collura, Slocum Race Team, 31:41. 11, Matthew Pollard, VW, 31:46. 12, Jeff Koncz, Emde, 31:53. 13, Greg Heath, HODALA!, 31:57. 14, Dylan Carney, Soft Like Kitten, 32:02. 15, Derik Archibald, 32:25. 16, Brian Koder, 32:38. 17, Scott Barker, 32:49. 18, Jeff Merwin, 32:58. 19, Brandon Wagner,, 33:11. 20, Dan Cheever, Evil, 33:47. 21, Alex Rocco, 34:10. 22, Bradley Wormer, Homegrown Bicycles, 34:31. 23, Jason Sobottka, Old Town Bicycle p/b State Farm, 35:29. 24, Erik Rath, Soft Like Kitten, at one lap. 25, Stan Kiefer, Inland Inferno, at one lap. 26, John Howe, Team Beer, at one lap. 27, Wendy Simms, Frontrunners, at one lap. 28, J.T. Fountain, Raleigh/Rolf Prima, at one lap. Women Elite 1, Katerina Nash, Luna Pro Team, 43:36. 2, Meredith Miller, California Giant Cycling, 43:55. 3, Teal Stetson-Lee, California Giant Berry Farms/Specialized, 43:56. 4, Julie Krasniak, Rapha-Focus, 44:29. 5, Susan Butler, Hudz Subaru, 44:41. 6, Kaitlin Antonneau, Cannondale Pb Cyclocrossworld.Com, 44:58. 7, Nicole Duke, Cannondale Pb Cyclocrossworld.Com, 45:11. 8, Amanda Carey, Kenda/Felt, 45:12. 9, Pepper Harlton, Juventus Cycling Club, 45:23. 10, Andrea Smith, Ladiesfirst Racing, 45:30. 11, Maureen Bruno Roy, Bob’s Red Mill Pb Seven Cycles, 45:51. 12, Alice Pennington, Team S&M, 46:01. 13, Katherine Sherwin, Stan’s Notubes Elite Cyclocross Team, 46:07. 14, Kelsy Bingham, Roosters/Bikers Edge, 46:09. 15, Coryn Rivera, Team Exergy Twenty12, 46:11. 16, Sage Wilderman, unsponsored, 46:22. 17, Serena Bishop Gordon, Silverado Jewelry Gallery P/B Sunnyside Sports, 46:38. 18, Heather Clark, Bend Memorial Clinic Total Care Racing Team, 47:14. 19, Courtenay Mcfadden, Cycling Northwest, 47:23. 20, Sarah Maile, Ventana Mountain Bikes, 47:31. 21, Devon Gorry, Team Rambuski Law, 47:35. 22, Jessica Cutler, Cucina Fresca, 47:50. 23, Kari Studley, Team Redline, 47:59. 24, Beth Ann Orton, Team S+M, 48:15. 25, Tina Brubaker, Vanilla Bicycles/Speedvagen Racing, 48:24. 26, Rebecca Blatt, Rebecca Blatt, 48:29. 27, Kristi Berg, Cycle U-Popcap, 48:32. 28, Anna Dingman, Cycleution, 48:33. 29, Melanie Lewis, Cycle U-Popcap, 48:44. 30, Joele Guynup, Condo Group/Shimano/Marin, 49:09. 31, Jenni Gaertner, Raleigh America, 49:18. 32, Courtney Dimpel, Team Rambuski Law, 49:35. 33, Shannon Gibson, Stan’s Notubes Elite Cyclocross Team, 49:46. 34, Katrina Baumsteiger, Team Rambuski Law, 50:14. 35, Daniel Marsa Team Group Health, 50:25. 36, Alexandra Burton, Upper Echelon Fitness, 50:55. 37, Karen Oppenheimer, Yard Sale Cyclocross, 51:13. 38, Patricia Dowd, +2 Laps. 39, Jadine Riley, +4 Laps. Category 2/3 1, Alice Drobna, 33:52. 2, Allison Halpin, Sunnyside Sports, 34:10. 3, Rebeccah Bieri, Etna Brewing Co./DeSalvo Custom, 34:21. 4, Judy Harlton, independent, 34:32. 5, Mallory Burda, 34:44. 6, Janna Gillick, Mid Island Velo Association, 34:51. 7, Kim Matheson, Team S+M, 35:14. 8, Michelle Bazemore, Sunnyside Sports, at one lap. 9, Kristi Carver, Upper Echelon Fitness Women’s, at one lap. 10, Mary Skrzynski, Pine Mountain Sports, at one lap. 11, Mielle Blomberg, TEAM S&M, at one lap. 12, Amy Vantassel, Athletes Lounge, At One Lap. 13, Tamara Donnelly, Gregg’s Trek, at one lap. 14, Aimee Furber, Cascade Couriers, at one lap. 15, Ivy Audrain, Keller Rohrback, at one lap. 16, Shellie Heggenberger, Boneyard Cycling, at one lap. Category 3/4 1, Natalie Koncz, Zuster Cycling, 34:15. 2, Theresa Harding, SCCA/Starbucks Cycling, at one lap. 3, Wendy Stredwick, Team Rep, at one lap. 4, Lori Smith, Wild Rockies, at one lap. 5, Jessica Sterner, Team REP, at one lap. 6, Vicky Sama, Adventure’s Edge, at one lap. 7, Tina Wang, SCCA/Starbucks, at one lap. 8, Katie Ellis, at one lap. 9, Lynda Palubeski, Webcyclery, at one lap. 10, Michelle Blackwood, at one lap. 11, Lori Brazel, Old Town Bicycle p/b State Farm,

at one lap. 12, Nancy Odle, LOOK! Save a Life, at one lap. 13, Jill Weir, at one lap. 14, Robbie Phillips, at one lap. 15, Colleen Gibson, at one lap. 16, Sara Rigel, Mafia Racing NW, at one lap. 17, Kerry Weymouth, at one lap. 18, Katie Duncan Rabien, Oak Bay Bikes, at one lap. 19, Patti Wolfe, at one lap. 20, Flo Leibowitz, Pacific Power Blue Sky, at one lap. 21, Andi Oden, Vandal Cycling, at one lap. 22, Sarah Bender, Motofish Racing, at two laps. Juniors 10-14 1, Haley Wilson, Pacific Power Blue Sky. 2, Susannah Hart, Camas Bike And Sport. 3, Kate Ballantyne, Bend Endurance Academy. Juniors 15-16 1, Sharon Hart, Camas Bike and Sport.

RODEO 53rd annual Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nev. Saturday’s Results Tenth round Bareback riding: 1. Kaycee Field, Payson, Utah, on Carr Pro Rodeo’s MGM Deuces Night, $17,885; 2. (tie) Will Lowe, Canyon, Texas, and Clint Cannon, Waller, Texas, 86, $12,404 each; 4. Bobby Mote, Culver, Ore., 85.5, $7,500; 5. Ryan Gray, Cheney, Wash., 85.0, $4,615; 6. Cody DeMers, Kimberly, Idaho, 83.5, $2,885; 7. (tie) Steven Dent, Mullen, Neb., and Wes Stevenson, Lubbock, Texas, 82 each; 9. Jason Havens, Prineville, Ore., 80.5; 10. Casey Colletti, Pueblo, Colo., 75.5; 11. (tie) Brian Bain, Culver, Ore.; Tilden Hooper, Carthage, Texas; Steven Peebles, Redmond, Ore.; Matt Bright, Azle, Texas, and Royce Ford, Briggsdale, Colo., NS. Average: 1. Kaycee Feild, Payson, Utah, 860.5 points on ten head, $45,865; 2. Bobby Mote, Culver, Ore., 833.5, $37,212; 3. Will Lowe, Canyon, Texas, 827.5, $29,423; 4. Steven Dent, Mullen, Neb., 824.0, $21,635; 5. Casey Colletti, Pueblo, Colo., 820.0, $15,577; 6. Clint Cannon, Waller, Texas, 817.5, $11,250; 7. Cody DeMers, Kimberly, Idaho, 803.5, $7,788; 8. Jason Havens, Prineville, Ore., 775.5, $4,327; 9. Ryan Gray, Cheney, Wash., 736.5 on nine head; 10. Wes Stevenson, Lubbock, Texas, 713.5; 11. Tilden Hooper, Carthage, Texas, 640.5 on eight head; 12. Matt Bright, Azle, Texas, 542.5 on seven head; 13. Brian Bain, Culver, Ore., 485.0 on six head; 14. Royce Ford, Briggsdale, Colo., 380.0 on five head; 15. Steven Peebles, Redmond, Ore., 329.0 on four. World standings: 1. Kaycee Field, $319,986 (single-season record); 2. Will Lowe, $235,134; 3. Bobby Mote, $180,672; 4. Steven Dent, $161,924; 5. Casey Colletti, $155,672; 6. Ryan Gray, $137,257; 7. Cody DeMers, $115,285; 8. Clint Cannon, $112,226; 9. Brian Bain, $108,200; 10. Steven Peebles, $100,972. Steer wrestling: 1. (tie) Trevor Knowles, Mount Vernon, Ore., and Mickey Gee, Wichita Falls, Texas, 3.6 seconds, $16,010 each; 3. (tie) Dean Gorsuch, Gering, Neb., and Casey Martin, Sulphur, La., 4.0, $9,087 each; 5. Jake Rinehart, Highmore, S.D., 4.1, $4,615; 6. Luke Branquinho, Los Alamos, Calif., 4.7, $2,885; 7. Sean Mulligan, Coleman, Okla., 5.0; 8. (tie) Todd Suhn, Hermosa, S.D., and Seth Brockman, Wheatland, Wyo., 5.7 each; 10. Shawn Greenfield, Lakeview, Ore., 13.5; 11. Olin Hannum, Malad, Idaho, 13.9; 12. Blake Knowles, Heppner, Ore., 14.0; 13. Billy Bugenig, Ferndale, Calif., 14.9; 14. Jason Miller, Lance Creek, Wyo., 17.5; 15. Stockton Graves, Newkirk, Okla., NT. Average: 1. Luke Branquinho, Los Alamos, Calif., 41.9 seconds on 10 head, $45,865; 2. Shawn Greenfield, Lakeview, Ore., 50.1, $37,212; 3. Trevor Knowles, Mount Vernon, Ore., 50.7, $29,423; 4. Jake Rinehart, Highmore, S.D., 53.5, $21,635; 5. Jason Miller, Lance Creek, Wyo., 54.3, $15,577; 6. Billy Bugenig, Ferndale, Calif., 56.6, $11,250; 7. Blake Knowles, Heppner, Ore., 71.8, $7,788; 8. Dean Gorsuch, Gering, Neb., 40.8 on nine head, $4,327; 9. Seth Brockman, Wheatland, Wyo., 43.0; 10. Sean Mulligan, Coleman, Okla., 57.8; 11. Todd Suhn, Hermosa, S.D., 62.5; 12. Mickey Gee, Wichita Falls, Texas, 67.7; 13. Casey Martin, Sulphur, La., 56.0 on eight head 14. Stockton Graves, Newkirk, Okla., 37.6 on seven head; 15. Olin Hannum, Malad, Idaho, 41.6. World standings: 1. Luke Branquinho, $234,518; 2. Shawn Greenfield, $178,420; 3. Jason Miller, $177,455; 4. Trevor Knowles, 167,860; 5. Dean Gorsuch, $141,857; 6. Billy Bugenig, $125,107; 7. Jake Rinehart, $124,123; 8. Mickey Gee, $96,747; 9. Casey Martin, $93,496; 10. Olin Hannum, $93,059. Team roping: 1. (tie) Chad Masters, Cedar Hill, Tenn./Jade Corkill, Fallon, Nev., and Spencer Mitchell, Colusa, Calif./Broc Cresta, Santa Rosa, Calif., 3.6 seconds, $16,010 each; 3. Colby Lovell, Madisonville, Texas/York Gill, Memphis, Tenn., 3.8, $10,673; 4. Jake Barnes, Scottsdale, Ariz./Walt Woodard, Stephenville, Texas, 6.9, $7,500; 5. Matt Sherwood, Pima , Ariz./Cory Petska, Marana, Ariz., 8.6, $4,615; 6. Turtle Powell, Stephenville, Texas/ Jhett Johnson, Casper, Wyo., 10.0, $2,885; 7. Clay Tryan, Billings, Mont./Travis Graves, Jay, Okla., 11.2; 8. Brandon Beers, Powell Butte, Ore./Jim Ross Cooper, Monument, N.M., 20.2; 9. (tie) Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas/Patrick Smith, Midland, Texas; Derrick Begay, Seba Dalkai, Ariz./Cesar de la Cruz, Tucson, Ariz.; Erich Rogers, Round Rock, Ariz./Kory Koontz, Sudan, Texas; Luke Brown, Stephenville, Texas/Martin Lucero, Stephenville, Texas; Brady Tryan, Huntley, Mont./Jake Long, Coffeyville, Kan.; Kaleb Driggers, Albany, Ga./Brad Culpepper, Poulan, Ga., and Riley Minor, Ellensburg, Wash./Brady Minor, Ellensburg, Wash., NT. Average: 1. Turtle Powell, Stephenville, Texas/Jhett Johnson, Casper, Wyo., 57.5 seconds on nine head, $45,865 each; 2. Jake Barnes, Scottsdale, Ariz./Walt Woodard, Stephenville, Texas, 72.4, $37,212; 3. Clay Tryan, Billings, Mont./Travis Graves, Jay, Okla., 79.7, $29,423; 4. Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas/Patrick Smith, Midland, Texas, 48.1 on eight, $21,635; 5. Chad Masters, Cedar Hill, Tenn./Jade Corkill, Fallon, Nev., 56.5, $15,577; 6. Matt Sherwood, Pima , Ariz./Cory Petska, Marana, Ariz., 40.1 on seven, $11,250; 7. Kaleb Driggers, Albany, Ga./Brad Culpepper, Poulan, Ga., 46.8, $7,788; 8. Brady Tryan, Huntley, Mont./Jake Long, Coffeyville, Kan., 53.8, $4,327; 9. Colby Lovell, Madisonville, Texas/York Gill, Memphis, Tenn., 35.4 on six head; 10. Spencer Mitchell, Colusa, Calif./Broc Cresta, Santa Rosa, Calif., 21.3 on five head; 11. Luke Brown, Stephenville, Texas/Martin Lucero, Stephenville, Texas, 25.8; 12. Erich Rogers, Round Rock, Ariz./Kory Koontz, Sudan, Texas, 36.1; 13. Derrick Begay, Seba Dalkai, Ariz./Cesar de la Cruz, Tucson, Ariz., 46.0; 14. Brandon Beers, Powell Butte, Ore./Jim Ross Cooper, Monument, N.M., 32.9 on four head; 15. Riley Minor, Ellensburg, Wash./Brady Minor, Ellensburg, Wash., 32.2 on three head. World standings (headers): 1. Turtle Powell, $195,407; 2. Clay Tryan, $189,649; 3. Matt Sherwood, $159,706; 4. Chad Masters, $150,013; 5. Trevor Brazile, $144,751; 6. Jake Barnes, $139,760; 7. Derrick Begay, $134,043; 8. Erich Rogers, $132,236; 9. Brady Tryan, $129,061; 10. Luke Brown, $122,334. World standings (heelers): 1. Jhett Johnson, $197,112; 2. Travis Graves, $189,649; 3. Cory Petska, $170,472; 4. Jade Corkill, $152,976; 5. Patrick Smith, $144,751; 6. Walt Woodard, $139,775; 7. Kory Koontz, $135,070; 8. Cesar de la Cruz, $134,043; 9. Jake Long, $129,061; 10. Martin Lucero, $122,334. Saddle bronc riding: 1. Cody Wright, Milford, Utah, 87.5 points on Bar T Rodeo’s Eight Ball, $17,885; 2. Wade Sundell, Boxholm, Iowa, 86.5, $14,135; 3. Tyler Corrington, Hastings, Minn., 84, $10,673; 4. Jesse Bail, Camp Crook, S.D., 83.5, $7,500; 5. Jacobs Crawley, College Station, Texas, 82.5, $4,615; 6. Taos Muncy, Corona, N.M., 81.5, $2,885; 7. Ty Atchison, Jackson, Mo., 81; 8. Jesse Wright, Milford, Utah, 80; 9. Bradley Harter, Weatherford, Texas, 77; 10. (tie) Cody DeMoss, Heflin, La.; Heith DeMoss, Heflin, La.; Chad Ferley, Oelrichs, S.D.; Chuck Schmidt, Keldron, S.D.; Sam Spreadborough, Snyder, Texas, and Jesse Kruse, Great Falls, Mont., NS. Average: 1. Jesse Wright, Milford, Utah, 848.5 points on 10 head, $45,865; 2. Taos Muncy, Corona, N.M., 801.0, $37,212; 3. Wade Sundell, Boxholm, Iowa, 747.0 on nine head, $29,423; 4. Bradley Harter, Weatherford, Texas, 708.0, $21,635; 5. Chad Ferley, Oelrichs, S.D., 571.5 on seven, $15,577; 6. Jacobs Crawley, College Station, Texas, 544.0, $11,250; 7. Ty Atchison, Jackson, Mo., 528.5, $7,788; 8. Cody Wright, Milford, Utah, 505.0 on six head, $4,327; 9. Jesse Bail, Camp Crook, S.D., 488; 10. Tyler Corrington, Hastings, Minn., 412.5 on five head; 11. Jesse Kruse, Great Falls, Mont., 371; 12. Chuck Schmidt, Keldron, S.D., 328 on four head; 13. Sam Spreadborough, Snyder, Texas, 228.5 on three head; 14. Heith DeMoss, Heflin, La., 83.0 on one head; 15. Cody DeMoss, Heflin, La., 79.5. World standings: 1. Taos Muncy, $249,914; 2. Jesse Wright, $241,374; 3. Wade Sundell, $223,974; 4. Cody Wright, $214,142; 5. Bradley Harter, $169,769; 6. Chad Ferley, $116,050; 7. Jesse Bail, $108,301; 8. Tyler Corrington, $98,823; 9. Jacobs Crawley, $95,633; 10. Cody DeMoss, $78,891. Tie-down roping: 1. Clif Cooper, Decatur, Texas, 7.4 seconds, $17,885; 2. Cory Solomon, Prairie View, Texas, 7.5, $14,135; 3. Adam Gray, Seymour, Texas, 8.1, $10,673; 4. (tie) Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas, and Tyson Durfey, Colbert, Wash., 8.7, $6,058 each; 6. Tuf Cooper, Decatur, Texas, 9.6,

$2,885; 7. Matt Shiozawa, Chubbuck, Idaho, 9.8; 8. Timber Moore, Aubrey, Texas, 10.6; 9. Ryan Jarrett, Comanche, Okla., 12.8; 10. Jerrad Hofstetter, Portales, N.M., 15.9; 11. Hunter Herrin, Apache, Okla., 16.9; 12. (tie) Shane Hanchey, Sulphur, La.; Clint Cooper, Decatur, Texas, Cody Ohl, Hico, Texas, and Scott Kormos, Teague, Texas, NT. Average: 1. Matt Shiozawa, Chubbuck, Idaho, 88.3 seconds on 10 head, $45,865; 2. (tie) Cory Solomon, Prairie View, Texas, and Adam Gray, Seymour, Texas, 89, $33,317 each; 4. Tyson Durfey, Colbert, Wash., 89.2, $21,635; 5. Timber Moore, Aubrey, Texas, 97.4, $15,577; 6. Ryan Jarrett, Comanche, Okla., 99.9, $11,250; 7. Tuf Cooper, Decatur, Texas, 100.6, $7,788; 8. Scott Kormos, Teague, Texas, 82.7 on nine head, $4,327; 9. Clint Cooper, Decatur, Texas, 83.3; 10. Hunter Herrin, Apache, Okla., 99.4; 11. Jerrad Hofstetter, Portales, N.M., 99.7; 12. Cody Ohl, Hico, Texas, 64.9 on eight head; 13. Shane Hanchey, Sulphur, La., 82.8; 14. Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas, 75.1 on seven head; 15. Clif Cooper, Decatur, Texas, 48.0 on six head. World standings: 1. Tuf Cooper, $192,042; 2. Matt Shiozawa, $173,776; 3. Cory Solomon, $158,963; 4. Ryan Jarrett, $149,230; 5. Tyson Durfey, $139,852; 6. Cody Ohl, $139,763; 7. Hunter Herrin, $136,965; 8. Clint Cooper, $132,957; 9. Adam Gray, 130,336; 10. Trevor Brazile, $123,841. Barrel racing: 1. Jane Melby, Backus, Minn., 13.71 seconds, $17,885; 2. Lindsay Sears, Nanton, Alberta, 13.75, $14,135; 3. Angie Meadors, Blanchard, Okla., 13.94, $10,673; 4. Jeanne Anderson, White City, Kan., 13.99, $7,500; 5. Christina Richman, Glendora, Calif., 14.08, $4,615; 6. Brenda Mays, Terrebonne, Ore., 14.09, $2,885; 7. Sherry Cervi, Marana, Ariz., 14.21; 8. Jill Moody, Letcher, S.D., 14.30; 9. Brittany Pozzi, Victoria, Texas, 18.80; 10. Jody Sheffield, Ogden, Utah, 18.83; 11. Carlee Pierce, Stephenville, Texas, 18.94; 12. Lisa Lockhart, Oelrichs, S.D., 19.03; 13. Tammy Fischer, Ledbetter, Texas, 19.14; 14. Britany Fleck, Mandan, N.D., 19.15; 15. Sue Smith, Blackfoot, Idaho, 24.26. Average: 1. Lindsay Sears, Nanton, Alberta, 139.50 seconds on ten runs, $45,865; 2. Christina Richman, Glendora, Calif., 142.20, $37,212; 3. Brenda Mays, Terrebonne, Ore., 142.95, $29,423; 4.Sherry Cervi, Marana, Ariz., 145.29, $21,635; 5. Jeanne Anderson, White City, Kan., 146.68, $15,577; 6. Jody Sheffield, Ogden, Utah, 150.15, $11,250; 7. Angie Meadors, Blanchard, Okla., 151.24, $7,788; 8. Tammy Fischer, Ledbetter, Texas, 151.40, $4,327; 9. Brittany Pozzi, Victoria, Texas, 153.44; 10. Lisa Lockhart, Oelrichs, S.D., 154.65; 11. Jane Melby, Backus, Minn., 155.47; 12. Jill Moody, Letcher, S.D., 163.54; 13. Britany Fleck, Mandan, N.D., 172.38; 14. Carlee Pierce, Stephenville, Texas, 173.46; 15. Sue Smith, Blackfoot, Idaho, 175.91. World standings: 1. Lindsay Sears, $238,864; 2. Brittany Pozzi, $192,725; 3. Sherry Cervi, $183,838; 4. Lisa Lockhart, $159,710; 5. Carlee Pierce, 136,274; 6. Jane Melby, $122,994; 7. Brenda Mays, $120,269; 8. Jody Sheffield, $118,218; 9. Christina Richman, $113,926; 10. Angie Meadors, $112,892. Bull riding: 1. Wesley Silcox, Santaquin, Utah, 90.5 points on Andrews Rodeo’s Outlaw, $17,885; 2. (tie) L.J. Jenkins, Porum, Okla., and Tyler Willis, Wheatland, Wyo., 87.5, $12,404; 4. Seth Glause, Cheyenne, Wyo., 85.5, $7,500; 5. Tate Stratton, Kellyville, Okla., 84, $4,615; 6. Bobby Welsh, Gillette, Wyo., 79.5, $2,885. 7. Trevor Kastner, Ardmore, Okla., 75.5; 8. Clayton Savage, Cheyenne, Wyo., 75; 9. 9. (tie) Shane Proctor, Grand Coulee, Wash.; Jacob O’Mara, Prairieville, La.; J.W. Harris, Mullin, Texas; Clayton Foltyn, El Campo, Texas; Chandler Bownds, Lubbock, Texas; Steve Woolsey, Payson, Utah and Cody Whitney, Asher, Okla., NS. Average: 1. L.J. Jenkins, Porum, Okla., 501 points on six head, $45,865; 2. Bobby Welsh, Gillette, Wyo., 491.0, $37,212; 3. Tyler Willis, Wheatland, Wyo., 423.5 on five head, $29,423; 4. Shane Proctor, Grand Coulee, Wash., 399.5, $21,635; 5. J.W. Harris, Mullin, Texas, 353.5 on four head, $15,577; 6. Jacob O’Mara, Prairieville, La., 345.5, $11,250; 7. Clayton Savage, Cheyenne, Wyo., 318.0, $7,788; 8. Trevor Kastner, Ardmore, Okla., 303, $4,327; 9. Chandler Bownds, Lubbock, Texas, 269 on three head; 10. Seth Glause, Cheyenne, Wyo., 257.5; 11. Tate Stratton, Kellyville, Okla., 250.5; 12. Wesley Silcox, Santaquin, Utah, 180 on two head; 13. Cody Whitney, Asher, Okla., 178.5; 14. Steve Woolsey, Payson, Utah, 172.5; 15. Clayton Foltyn, El Campo, Texas, 85.5 on one head. World standings: 1. Shane Proctor, $238,249; 2. J.W. Harris, $209,361; 3. L.J. Jenkins, $161,314; 4. Bobby Welsh, $154,372; 5. Jacob O’Mara, $151,706; 6. Tyler Willis, $146,558; 7. Wesley Silcox, $133,149; 8. Chandler Bownds, $121,562; 9. Cody Whitney, $108,088; 10. Seth Glause, $105,473.



NFL (Home teams in Caps) Opening Current Underdog Today 15 16.5 Colts 2.5 3 Texans 12 12 Raiders 9 10.5 Chiefs 9 10 Vikings 3.5 3.5 TITANS 3 3 Eagles 8.5 8.5 REDSKINS 2.5 2.5 PANTHERS 2 3 JAGUARS 4 4 CARDINALS 3 3 Bears 6.5 7 Bills 4 4.5 Giants Monday 6.5 10 Rams

HOCKEY NHL NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE All Times PST ——— EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Philadelphia 28 18 7 3 39 101 81 Pittsburgh 30 17 9 4 38 94 75 N.Y. Rangers 26 16 6 4 36 77 59 New Jersey 28 14 13 1 29 71 80 N.Y. Islanders 27 9 12 6 24 62 88 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 28 18 9 1 37 94 59 Toronto 29 15 11 3 33 91 94 Buffalo 29 15 12 2 32 79 79 Montreal 30 12 11 7 31 74 77 Ottawa 30 13 13 4 30 91 105 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Florida 29 16 8 5 37 81 71 Washington 28 15 12 1 31 88 89 Winnipeg 29 13 12 4 30 82 92 Tampa Bay 29 12 15 2 26 75 96 Carolina 31 9 18 4 22 79 108 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Chicago 29 17 8 4 38 96 90 Detroit 28 18 9 1 37 89 62 St. Louis 29 17 9 3 37 71 62 Nashville 29 14 11 4 32 77 79 Columbus 29 8 17 4 20 71 99 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Minnesota 30 20 7 3 43 79 64 Vancouver 29 18 10 1 37 97 71 Edmonton 30 14 13 3 31 83 80 Calgary 29 14 13 2 30 73 80 Colorado 30 13 16 1 27 78 91 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Dallas 28 16 11 1 33 73 78 Phoenix 29 15 11 3 33 77 76 San Jose 26 15 10 1 31 73 61 Los Angeles 29 13 12 4 30 65 67 Anaheim 29 8 16 5 21 67 95 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Saturday’s Games Montreal 2, New Jersey 1 N.Y. Rangers 4, Buffalo 1 Vancouver 4, Ottawa 1 Pittsburgh 6, N.Y. Islanders 3 Philadelphia 5, Tampa Bay 2 Detroit 7, Winnipeg 1 Boston 5, Columbus 3 St. Louis 1, San Jose 0 Nashville 3, Anaheim 2 Minnesota 4, Phoenix 1 Calgary 3, Edmonton 0 Dallas 2, Los Angeles 1 Today’s Games San Jose at Chicago, 4 p.m. Florida at N.Y. Rangers, 4:30 p.m. Monday’s Game New Jersey at Tampa Bay, 4 p.m.


NFL NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE All Times PST ——— AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF New England 9 3 0 .750 362 N.Y. Jets 7 5 0 .583 290 Buffalo 5 7 0 .417 278 Miami 4 8 0 .333 246 South W L T Pct PF Houston 9 3 0 .750 310 Tennessee 7 5 0 .583 249 Jacksonville 3 9 0 .250 152 Indianapolis 0 12 0 .000 174 North W L T Pct PF Pittsburgh 10 3 0 .769 282 Baltimore 9 3 0 .750 296 Cincinnati 7 5 0 .583 266 Cleveland 4 9 0 .308 178 West W L T Pct PF Denver 7 5 0 .583 256 Oakland 7 5 0 .583 274 Kansas City 5 7 0 .417 163 San Diego 5 7 0 .417 287 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF Dallas 7 5 0 .583 283 N.Y. Giants 6 6 0 .500 287 Philadelphia 4 8 0 .333 271 Washington 4 8 0 .333 202 South W L T Pct PF New Orleans 9 3 0 .750 393 Atlanta 7 5 0 .583 269 Carolina 4 8 0 .333 290 Tampa Bay 4 8 0 .333 218 North W L T Pct PF x-Green Bay 12 0 0 1.000 420 Chicago 7 5 0 .583 291 Detroit 7 5 0 .583 333 Minnesota 2 10 0 .167 246 West W L T Pct PF x-San Francisco 10 2 0 .833 288 Seattle 5 7 0 .417 216 Arizona 5 7 0 .417 232 St. Louis 2 10 0 .167 140 x-clinched division ——— Thursday’s Game Pittsburgh 14, Cleveland 3 Today’s Games New Orleans at Tennessee, 10 a.m. Indianapolis at Baltimore, 10 a.m. Kansas City at N.Y. Jets, 10 a.m. Minnesota at Detroit, 10 a.m. Houston at Cincinnati, 10 a.m. Tampa Bay at Jacksonville, 10 a.m. Atlanta at Carolina, 10 a.m. Philadelphia at Miami, 10 a.m. New England at Washington, 10 a.m. San Francisco at Arizona, 1:05 p.m. Chicago at Denver, 1:05 p.m. Buffalo at San Diego, 1:15 p.m. Oakland at Green Bay, 1:15 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Dallas, 5:20 p.m. Monday’s Game St. Louis at Seattle, 5:30 p.m.

Georgia Southern 35, Maine 23 North Dakota State 24, Lehigh 0

Men’s College

PA 247 260 304 220 PA 189 229 238 358 PA 198 192 250 254 PA 292 308 268 289 PA 244 315 282 256 PA 269 244 324 329 PA 262 242 277 330 PA 161 246 269 296

College Saturday’s Results EAST Navy 27, Army 21 SWAC Championship Grambling State 16, Alabama A&M 15 Football Championship Subdivision Playoffs All Times PST ——— Quarterfinals Friday Montana 48, Northern Iowa 10 Saturday Sam Houston State 49, Montana State 13

Saturday’s Results ——— EAST Brown 90, CCSU 80 Buffalo 80, Youngstown St. 72 Colgate 65, St. Francis (NY) 63 Columbia 63, LIU 53 Drexel 64, Princeton 60 Duquesne 66, Penn St. 59 Georgetown 62, Howard 48 Harvard 76, Boston U. 52 La Salle 76, Army 64 Lehigh 70, Wagner 69 Loyola (Md.) 65, Mount St. Mary’s 54 Manhattan 68, Hofstra 59 Monmouth (NJ) 80, Fordham 65 Niagara 79, Hartford 76 Pittsburgh 74, Oklahoma St. 68 Providence 72, Bryant 61 Saint Joseph’s 80, Creighton 71 Seton Hall 68, Wake Forest 54 St. Bonaventure 81, Canisius 62 St. Francis (Pa.) 66, American U. 61 Syracuse 85, George Washington 50 Temple 78, Villanova 67 UMBC 62, Towson 58 West Virginia 77, Miami 66 SOUTH Austin Peay 74, Tennessee 70 Campbell 103, Methodist 55 Charlotte 84, Davidson 61 Delaware 58, Delaware St. 42 Duke 86, Washington 80 E. Kentucky 63, Georgia Southern 59 ETSU 65, Appalachian St. 48 Gardner-Webb 87, SC State 57 George Mason 76, Radford 61 Georgia St. 96, Rhode Island 64 Georgia Tech 65, Savannah St. 45 High Point 89, Averett 53 Jacksonville St. 55, Southern U. 50 Kent St. 58, W. Carolina 56 LSU 64, Boise St. 45 Liberty 78, Va. Intermont 60 Louisville 80, Fairleigh Dickinson 58 McNeese St. 86, Bacone 45 Md.-Eastern Shore 95, Mercy 69 Mercer 67, Chattanooga 56 Middle Tennessee 78, UT-Martin 62 Mississippi 80, MVSU 56 Mississippi St. 106, Troy 68 North Carolina 84, Long Beach St. 78 Samford 82, Lindsey Wilson 56 South Dakota 57, Morehead St. 56 Southern Miss. 78, Louisiana Tech 62 Tennessee St. 65, Cent. Michigan 57 Tennessee Tech 89, Lipscomb 87, OT Texas Wesleyan 72, FIU 68 Tulane 89, MacMurray 59 UCF 53, Bethune-Cookman 51 VMI 122, Milligan 73 Wofford 69, Virginia-Wise 66 MIDWEST Ball St. 58, Butler 55 Cleveland St. 69, Akron 66 DePaul 102, Chicago St. 95 Evansville 86, NC A&T 65 IPFW 83, Nebraska-Omaha 80, OT IUPUI 84, W. Kentucky 76 Ill.-Chicago 62, N. Illinois 55 Indiana 73, Kentucky 72 Indiana St. 68, Maryville (Mo.) 57 Kansas 78, Ohio St. 67 Loyola of Chicago 57, Toledo 55 Marquette 79, Green Bay 61 Michigan 90, Oakland 80 Minnesota 69, St. Peter’s 47 Missouri 84, Navy 59 N. Iowa 67, Milwaukee 51 Notre Dame 65, Dartmouth 47 Purdue 61, E. Michigan 36 S. Dakota St. 92, North Dakota 54 SIU-Edwardsville 67, Hannibal-LaGrange 45 Saint Louis 72, Ill.-Springfield 62 UMKC 74, SE Missouri 69 Valparaiso 82, Bowling Green 79 W. Illinois 64, E. Illinois 48 Wichita St. 83, Utah St. 76 Wisconsin 62, UNLV 51 Wright St. 51, Miami (Ohio) 49

Xavier 76, Cincinnati 53 SOUTHWEST Arkansas St. 71, Cent. Arkansas 64 Houston Baptist 112, Dallas Christian 80 Missouri St. 68, UALR 60 Nebraska 69, TCU 57 North Texas 53, Sam Houston St. 50 Oklahoma 78, Arkansas 63 Stephen F. Austin 74, Alabama St. 48 Texas 86, Texas St. 52 Texas A&M 67, Louisiana-Monroe 54 Texas-Pan American 77, Texas A&M International 61 FAR WEST Air Force 63, Ark.-Pine Bluff 51 Arizona 63, Clemson 47 Arizona St. 60, N. Dakota St. 57 BYU 61, Utah 42 CS Northridge 73, Pepperdine 70 Cal Poly 47, San Jose St. 40 Loyola Marymount 80, Idaho St. 72, OT Michigan St. 74, Gonzaga 67 N. Arizona 80, CS Bakersfield 67 Nevada 70, Montana 64 New Mexico 44, Southern Cal 41 Ohio 72, Portland 54 Oregon 74, Fresno St. 70 Sacramento St. 66, Cal Maritime 38 San Diego 77, Maine 63 San Francisco 79, Pacific 69 UC Irvine 75, Vanguard 73 UCLA 77, Penn 73 Utah Valley 93, Portland St. 87 Weber St. 84, S. Utah 66 Saturday’s Summary

Oregon 74, Fresno St. 70 FRESNO ST. (4-6) J. Brown 5-9 3-4 13, Wills 6-15 7-7 20, Foster 510 1-4 11, Olekaibe 2-9 0-0 4, Shepp 1-5 0-0 2, T. Johnson 5-9 2-3 13, McGaughey 3-4 0-1 7. Totals 27-61 13-19 70. OREGON (5-2) Ashaolu 2-4 0-2 4, Singler 5-9 4-5 14, Woods 2-4 1-2 5, Sim 5-5 4-4 17, Loyd 0-3 1-2 1, Kingma 0-0 00 0, Jacob 3-4 0-0 6, Nared 3-4 0-1 6, Emory 1-2 0-0 3, Joseph 6-13 3-4 18. Totals 27-48 13-20 74. Halftime—Oregon 34-32. 3-Point Goals—Fresno St. 3-14 (T. Johnson 1-1, McGaughey 1-2, Wills 1-6, Foster 0-1, Shepp 0-1, Olekaibe 0-3), Oregon 7-22 (Sim 3-3, Joseph 3-9, Emory 1-2, Nared 0-1, Loyd 0-3, Singler 0-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds— Fresno St. 28 (Foster 6), Oregon 34 (Emory 6). Assists—Fresno St. 10 (Shepp 7), Oregon 16 (Loyd 6). Total Fouls—Fresno St. 16, Oregon 17. A—6,862.

Women’s College Saturday’s Results ——— EAST Boston U. 49, Marist 36 CCSU 51, Siena 47 Colgate 71, Wagner 59 Hartford 54, Boston College 45 Lehigh 68, Robert Morris 54 Monmouth (NJ) 73, St. Peter’s 64 Mount St. Mary’s 59, Loyola (Md.) 54 Niagara 64, Binghamton 53 Penn 70, Army 60 Pittsburgh 65, Valparaiso 56 Quinnipiac 72, Rhode Island 67, OT St. Bonaventure 76, Buffalo 45 Syracuse 56, Coppin St. 50 Towson 59, St. Francis (Pa.) 53 Villanova 52, Saint Joseph’s 46 West Virginia 86, North Florida 30 SOUTH Appalachian St. 85, UNC Asheville 71 Grambling St. 64, Sam Houston St. 52 Hampton 75, UMBC 47 Jackson St. 67, Tennessee St. 43 Liberty 116, Glenville St. 65 Louisville 92, Gardner-Webb 27 Marshall 55, Cincinnati 47 Miami 76, Mississippi 48 Northwestern St. 95, Wiley 69 Radford 63, Wofford 46 Richmond 75, UNC-Greensboro 60 Saint Louis 70, FAU 63 Samford 61, Tennessee Tech 55 South Alabama 57, Talladega 52 Southern Miss. 77, Louisiana-Monroe 74 UNC Wilmington 79, Campbell 73 Winthrop 67, SC State 59 MIDWEST E. Illinois 75, Indiana St. 60 Evansville 78, Murray St. 48 Florida St. 90, Akron 64 Kansas St. 63, S. Dakota St. 46 Marquette 93, Iona 44 Miami (Ohio) 60, E. Kentucky 55 Minnesota 79, Harvard 53 Missouri 69, North Dakota 52 N. Iowa 60, N. Dakota St. 41 Northwestern 72, Loyola of Chicago 67 Notre Dame 66, Purdue 38 Ohio St. 84, Canisius 41 Toledo 81, Cleveland St. 42 W. Michigan 67, SE Missouri 34 Wright St. 61, S. Illinois 59 SOUTHWEST Arkansas 65, Oral Roberts 37 Arkansas St. 80, Tulsa 70 Houston 83, Houston Baptist 60 Memphis 81, UALR 66 Stephen F. Austin 69, Texas-Pan American 58 Texas 61, Michigan St. 53 FAR WEST BYU 63, Utah 58 Cal St.-Fullerton 76, Nevada 74 California 75, Santa Clara 58 Idaho St. 67, Utah St. 65 Nebraska 97, N. Arizona 88, 2OT Oregon St. 63, Pepperdine 52 Portland St. 70, Loyola Marymount 55 S. Utah 60, Utah Valley 59 Saint Mary’s (Cal) 75, UC Davis 58 UNLV 46, UC Santa Barbara 44 UTEP 53, New Mexico 43 Weber St. 85, CS Bakersfield 72 Wyoming 68, Maryville (Mo.) 60

DEALS Transactions BASEBALL American League LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Agreed to terms with 1B Albert Pujols on a 10-year contract and LHP C.J. Wilson on a five-year contract. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association ATLANTA HAWKS — Signed F Vladimir Radmanovic. DETROIT PISTONS—Signed F Damien Wilkins. GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS — Signed F Gary Flowers, F Chris Wright and G/F Edwin Ubiles. INDIANA PACERS — Re-signed C Jeff Foster. Signed F-C Jeff Pendergraph, F-C Jarrid Famous, F Tyren Johnson, F Darnell Lazare and F-C Matt Rogers. NEW YORK KNICKS — Traded F Ronny Turiaf, cash considerations and a 2013 second-round draft pick to Washington and G Andy Rautins to Dallas, who sent C Tyson Chandler and the draft rights to Ahmad Nivins and Giorgos Printezis to New York and a 2012 second-round draft pick to Washington. Washington also sent a conditional future second-round draft pick to Dallas. Waived G Chauncey Billups. SACRAMENTO KINGS — Signed F Lawrence Hill and G Adrian Oliver. TORONTO RAPTORS — Signed F Rasual Butler. WASHINGTON WIZARDS — Signed F Larry Owens. FOOTBALL National Football League NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed DL Eric Moore. Signed DB Malcolm Williams from the practice squad. Placed DL Jermaine Cunningham on injured reserve. Released DB Sterling Moore. HOCKEY National Hockey League NHL — Fined Montreal F Lars Eller $2,500 for boarding Los Angeles D Drew Doughty during the Dec. 3 game. Suspended Edmonton D Andy Sutton for eight games for charging Carolina Alexei Ponikarovsky on Dec. 7. EDMONTON OILERS — Assigned RW Cameron Abney and C Ryan Martindale from Stockton (ECHL) to Oklahoma City (AHL). FLORIDA PANTHERS — Reassigned F Evgenii Dadonov to San Antonio (AHL). LOS ANGELES KINGS — Activated D Willie Mitchell from injured reserve. Assigned F Ethan Moreau to Manchester (AHL). COLLEGE TEXAS A&M — Named Kevin Sumlin football coach. UCLA — Named Jim Mora football coach.


O! "#$ A%& TELEVISION Today GOLF Midnight: European Tour, Dubai World Championship, final round, Golf Channel. Noon: PGA Tour, Franklin Templeton Shootout, final round, NBC. WINTER SPORTS 9 a.m.: Figure skating, ISU Grand Prix Final (same-day tape), NBC. FOOTBALL 10 a.m.: NFL, Kansas City Chiefs at New York Jets, CBS. 1 p.m.: NFL, Oakland Raiders at Green Bay Packers, CBS. 1 p.m.: NFL, San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals, Fox. 5:15 p.m.: NFL, New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys, NBC. BASKETBALL 12:30 p.m.: Women’s college, Oregon at Denver, Root Sports. WINTER SPORTS 1 p.m.: Skiing, Aspen Winternational, women’s slalom (taped), Versus network.

Monday SOCCER 11:50 a.m.: English Premier League, Chelsea vs. Manchester City, ESPN2. Noon: English Premier League, Arsenal vs. Everton (taped), Root Sports. HOCKEY 4 p.m.: NHL, New Jersey Devils at Tampa Bay Lightning, Versus network. FOOTBALL 5:30 p.m.: NFL, St. Louis Rams at Seattle Seahawks, ESPN. BASKETBALL 7 p.m.: Men’s college, Portland State at Oregon, Comcast SportsNet Northwest.

RADIO Monday BASKETBALL 7 p.m.: Men’s college, Portland State at Oregon, KBND-AM 1110.

S'(&") %! B&%$* Mixed martial arts • Jones retains light heavweyight title at UFC 140: Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones survived a challenging first round to choke out former champion Lyoto Machida at 4:26 of the second round in UFC 140 on Saturday night in Toronto. The Brazilian didn’t tap out and toppled when referee John McCarthy stepped in and the champ finally let go of the standing guillotine choke. Jones (15-1) became the first 205-pound champion since Chuck Liddell to make consecutive successful title defenses. Machida (17-3) darted in and out and got Jones’ attention in the first round with quick attacks and some counters. At one point, Machida drove Jones backward. It was more of the same in the second. Jones scored with some kicks, but was hurt on the counter. Jones restored the balance with an elbow that carved open a gash on Machida’s forehead. Machida got back up, only to have McCarthy call in the doctor. The fight was allowed to continue and Jones stunned Machida with a punch, then locked in the standing guillotine choke at the fence. In the co-main event, former heavyweight champion Frank Mir (16-5) rallied to submit Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (33-7-1 with one no contest) in the first round.

Golf • Donald closes in on money title, history in Dubai: Top-ranked Luke Donald is on the verge of becoming the first golfer to win the European and American money titles, shooting a 6-under 66 Saturday in the third round of the Dubai World Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Rory McIlroy, who struggled with a 71, needs to win the tournament and Donald needs to finish outside the top nine for any chance of overtaking him for the European money title. Leader Alvaro Quiros heads into the final round holding a twostroke lead over Paul Lawrie (66) of Scotland. The big-hitting Spaniard shot a 70 on the Earth course at Jumeirah Golf Estates for a 14-under 202 total. The 2010 British Open winner Louis Oosthuizien (66) is third, followed by Donald. McIlroy is six shots behind the leader. • Bradley-Brendan Steele lead Shootout: PGA champion Keegan Bradley and Brendan Steele shot a 10-under 62 in better-ball play Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Mark Calcavecchia and Nick Price in the Franklin Templeton Shootout in Naples, Fla. Bradley and Steele had a 19-under 125 total at Tiburon Golf Club. Calcavecchia and Price, trying to become the first Champions Tour duo to win the 12-team event, had a 63.

Football • Navy beats Army for 10th time in a row, 2721: Make it 10 in a row for Navy over Army. Kriss Proctor ran for 97 yards and two touchdowns Saturday as the Midshipmen prevailed 27-21 in the 112th Army-Navy game in Landover, Md. It was the tightest Army-Navy game in years. Navy had won every game since 2002 by at least a dozen points. • Houston coach to Texas A&M: Coach Kevin Sumlin and his prolific offense made Houston a power in Conference USA. His next challenge will be trying to replicate that success in the Southeastern Conference, the country’s toughest football league, as Texas A&M’s new coach. Sumlin was hired as the Aggies’ new coach on Saturday, less than two weeks after Mike Sherman was fired following a disappointing 6-6 finish. — The Associated Press



Transfer leads Oregon over Fresno State

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Fresno State’s Kevin Foster, left, and teammate Kevin Olekaibe, center, pressure Oregon’s Devoe Joseph (34) as he looks to pass during the first half of Saturday’s game in Eugene.

The Associated Press EUGENE — Devoe Joseph, playing for the first time since wearing a Minnesota jersey last December, scored 18 points to lead Oregon past Fresno State 74-70 on Saturday. Garrett Sim had 17 points for the Ducks (5-2). E.J. Singler added 14 points for Oregon, including a jumper with 22 seconds left to make the score 71-66. Joseph, who had to sit out until the end of the fall quarter after transferring to Oregon, came off the bench to shoot six for 13 with three three-pointers. He added four assists and two steals. “I was very anxious,” said Joseph, a senior guard. “That’s just how I like to play. I like to play with a lot of energy and get after it and leave it all on the floor. “These guys have been pre-

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paring me for this moment all year long, so I knew what I could do.” Jonathan Wills scored 20 points for the Bulldogs (4-6), Jerry Brown and Tyler Johnson 13 each and Kevin Foster added 11. Kevin Olekaibe, who led Fresno State in scoring at 21.6 points coming into the game, scored just four points in 18 minutes and was in and out of the lineup with an apparent ankle injury. In a game with 10 ties and 10 lead changes, the Ducks went up for good, 53-52, on a three-pointer by Sim with

9:04 to play. But Joseph provided the dagger, hitting back-to-back three-pointers to push Oregon’s lead to 61-54 with 7:35 left. “Great energy,” Sim said of Joseph. “I think you can see what he can provide for us. It’s a big addition for our team.” The Ducks shot a seasonbest 56.3 percent from the floor. Sim led the way, going five for five. “Well, I thought in some regards, we took a step in the right direction,” Oregon coach Dana Altman said. The Ducks led by as many as nine points, 22-13, midway through the first half before Fresno State used a 15-2 run to go up 28-24 with 5:07 to go until halftime. The Bulldogs’ run began with a three-point play from Johnson and ended with another from Wills.


Late shot leads Indiana over No. 1 Kentucky The Associated Press BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Christian Watford’s buzzer-beating shot Saturday night put Indiana right back on the basketball map. He never even got to see whether the buzzer-beating three-pointer counted. With students pouring onto the court and officials scrambling to reach the scorer’s table for a replay review, Watford’s teammates and Indiana’s fans didn’t even bother waiting for the call. They already knew Indiana’s 73-72 upset of No. 1 Kentucky would hold up. “I thought it was good, so I would have been like stunned if it wasn’t,” said coach Tom Crean, who stood next to the officials, pressed up against the table. “And I have no idea how we would have got that game finished if it wasn’t.” A few minutes later, when the call finally came, Crean pumped his fist and went racing through the crowd, looking for his wife and kids. He wasn’t the only one trying to get through the chaos. Victor Oladipo went into the stands looking for his mother, who had traveled from Maryland to watch. And Watford still had to get up after hitting the deck, looking up and seeing all the students, signs and raw emotion around him. “I was scared for him because there were people all over him,” said Jordan Hulls, a Bloomington native and the only player on the roster who could remember such a crazy scene at Assembly Hall. The last time it happened was Jan. 7, 2001 when Kirk Haston hit a buzzer-beating three from the right wing to beat then No. 1 Michigan State. “It felt great,” Watford said of the shot after scoring the last of his 20 points. “You can’t really tell if it’s going in. But I got it off, it felt great, it looked like I got enough rotation on it and it went in.” In other games on Saturday: No. 13 Kansas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 No. 2 Ohio State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 LAWRENCE, Kan. — Thomas Robinson scored 21 points, Elijah Johnson added 15 and Kansas never trailed in a victory over Ohio State, which had to play without star forward Jared Sullinger due to an injury. No. 3 Syracuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .85 George Washington . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Dion Waiters set career highs with 19 points and six steals to lead Syracuse, which is poised to take over the top spot in the rankings. No. 4 North Carolina . . . . . . . . . . . .84 Long Beach State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — John Henson had 24 points and 10 rebounds, and Harrison Barnes added 20 points for North Carolina. No. 5 Louisville . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .80 Fairleigh Dickinson . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Gorgui Dieng had 14 points and 12 rebounds to lift Louisville to its 17th straight win at home. Kyle Kuric added 18 points and Peyton Siva had 16 for Louisville, which is in the midst of a 10-game homestand. No. 7 Duke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .86 Washington. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .80 NEW YORK — Freshman Austin Rivers scored 18 points and the Blue Devils overcame a poor performance from the free throw line at Madison Square Garden. No. 8 Xavier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 Cincinnati. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 CINCINNATI — Mark Lyons scored 19 points as Xavier beat its crosstown rival in a game that featured plenty of trash talking and was called with 9.4 seconds left because of a brawl (related story below). No. 10 Missouri. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .84 Navy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 COLUMBIA, Mo. — Marcus Denmon scored 22 points to help Missouri remain unbeaten and match its best start since the 200607 season. No. 11 Marquette . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 Wis-Green Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 MILWAUKEE — Jae Crowder had 21 points and seven rebounds, and Marquette had little trouble with Wisconsin-Green Bay. No. 14 Wisconsin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 UNLV. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 MADISON, Wis. — Reserve Ben Brust hit all seven of his threepoint attempts and finished with a career-high 25 points for the Badgers. No. 15 Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 NEW YORK — Ashton Gibbs scored 17 points, including three free throws in the final 17 seconds as Pitt sent Oklahoma State to its third loss — all of them at Madison Square Garden. No. 17 Mississippi State . . . . . . . .106 Troy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 STARKVILLE, Miss. — Dee Bost scored a season-high 28 points, and Arnett Moultrie added 20 points and 12 rebounds for Mississippi State. No. 18 Georgetown . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Howard. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48 WASHINGTON — Playing its first game this season as a ranked team, Georgetown held Howard scoreless for nearly 10 minutes at the start then staved off a strong comeback bid.

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Indiana’s Christian Watford (2) celebrates with teammates after Indiana defeated Kentucky 73-72 on Saturday in Bloomington, Ind. Watford hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to seal the victory.

Saint Joseph’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .80 No. 19 Creighton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 PHILADELPHIA — Carl Jones scored 29 points, Ronald Roberts and Langston Galloway each had 12, and Saint Joseph’s spoiled Creighton’s first week in the Top 25 in five years. No. 20 Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90 Oakland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .80 AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 18 of his 21 points in the second half and Evan Smotrycz had a career-high 20 points and nine rebounds for Michigan. No. 22 Texas A&M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Louisiana-Monroe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Khris Middleton returned to the lineup after missing seven games with a torn meniscus in his right knee and scored 24 points. Michigan State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 No. 23 Gonzaga . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 SPOKANE, Wash. — Draymond Green scored a career-high 34 points to help Michigan State upset Gonzaga. No. 25 Harvard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 Boston University . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 BOSTON — Kyle Casey had 20 points and nine rebounds to lead Harvard, giving the Crimson hope of holding onto their first-ever ranking in the AP Top 25. Arizona. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63 Clemson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

TUCSON, Ariz. — Nick Johnson had 14 points and Solomon Hill added 13 as Arizona rode a big first-half cushion to a win over Clemson. Arizona State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60 North Dakota State . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 TEMPE, Ariz. — Carrick Felix hit a 23-footer at the buzzer to give Arizona State a win over North Dakota State. The Bison (7-2) had tied it on Mike Felt’s three-pointer with 1.8 seconds left after the Sun Devils (4-5) missed two free throws in the final 25 seconds. BYU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Utah. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 SALT LAKE CITY — Noah Hartsock scored 19 points and collected seven rebounds and Charles Abouo added 11 points and six rebounds to lead BYU to a victory over Utah. New Mexico. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44 USC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 LOS ANGELES — Tony Snell hit two free throws with 1:27 left to put New Mexico ahead, and the Lobos held on to beat Southern California. UCLA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77 Pennsylvania . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 ANAHEIM, Calif. — Lazeric Jones scored 21 points and UCLA survived a late scoring binge by Tyler Bernardini to beat Pennsylvania in the Bruins’ first home game of the season at Honda Center.

Xavier’s win over Cincinnati marred by brawl By Joe Kay

The Associated Press

CINCINNATI — Xavier center Kenny Frease used a white cloth to soak up the blood streaming from a gash below his eye. Coaches from both teams bear-hugged their players and tried to yank them away from the bedlam. The latest crosstown shootout got out of control Saturday and ended in bedlam, a few seconds early. The repercussions haven’t even started. Eighth-ranked Xavier beat crosstown rival Cincinnati 76-53 on Saturday in a game that featured a steady stream of trash talking and was called with 9.4 sec-

onds left when the teams got into a brawl in a corner of the court. Words escalated into shoves and swings. Both benches cleared. Frease left the court with a stream of blood on his face after getting punched by Cincinnati’s Yancy Gates and then kicked as he lay on the floor. It left a black-and-blue mark on the annual rivalry. Suspensions are expected after the videotapes are reviewed. The Atlantic 10 and the Big East were examining the brawl, along with the schools. “There’s no excuse for any of them, on our side, on their side,” Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin said angrily. “Guys need to grow up.

“There is zero excuse for that in basketball. You’ve got to learn how to win on one side, you’ve got to learn how to lose on the other side.” The past two games have been one-sided, leading to some heightened emotion. Cincinnati (5-3) won by 20 points on its home court last season, the most lopsided finish for one of the rivalry games in eight years. Xavier (8-0) answered with its secondbiggest win in the series’ history. There’s always a steady flow of trash talking in the games, and players have occasionally had to be pulled away from each other by referees and coaches. The brawl

on Saturday took it to a new level. Xavier guard Mark Lyons exchanged words with Cincinnati players as the teams passed each other on court and headed for the locker rooms at halftime, with the Musketeers ahead 34-25. Xavier took control of the game by opening the second half with a 9-2 run, and led by double digits the rest of the way. Xavier’s Tu Holloway got open for a layup with 18.6 seconds left, and the players headed down court. Holloway, a senior guard held to five points in the rivalry last season, said some things to the Cincinnati bench and got shoved, igniting the free-for-all.



Cowboys take second at wrestling tourney Bulletin staff report NORTH BEND — Competing in the always strong Oregon Coast Classic wrestling tournament Saturday, Crook County placed second at the 32-team event and Redmond finished third. The Cowboys, who scored 195.5 points — Roseburg won its fifth consecutive Classic with 257 points — had five wrestlers post top-three finishes. McKennan Buckner at 120 pounds and Mason Harris at 195 advanced to the finals in their brackets and each placed second. Collbran Meeker (126 pounds) and Rhett Smith (220) both turned in third-place efforts for Crook County. “It was a good showing,” said Cowboy coach Jake Huffman. “But we’ve still got a lot of work to do.” The Panthers also turned in an impressive performance at the two-day tournament. Ryan Haney (132 pounds), Chance Lindquist (138) and Sumner Saulsbury (220) finished second in their respective brackets and Jacob Breitling (285) placed third. “This is always a good measuring stick,” Panther coach Nathan Stanley said about his team’s early-season performance. “We’re never sure what we have at this point in the year and you don’t know what the rest of the state is like yet.” Redmond is back on the mat Tuesday with a home dual against Summit. Crook County is off until Thursday, when the Cowboys host Bend High. In other prep events Saturday: BOYS BASKETBALL South Medford . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Bend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 MEDFORD — Bend High trailed by as many as 18 points in the second half before making a game of it against the Class 6A Panthers in a nonconference road test for the 5A Lava Bears. Bend closed within three points in the final minute before South Medford pulled away. Sophomore Wyatt Beaumarchais hit four three-point baskets and led the Bears with 16 points. J.C. Grim scored 12 points, and Hayden Crook booked 11 points to go with nine assists, four rebounds and two steals for the visitors. David Larson scored 10 points and grabbed five rebounds, and Connor Scott had seven points, six rebounds and two steals for Bend (2-3), which hosts The Dalles Wahtonka on Friday. North Medford. . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Mountain View . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 MEDFORD — The Cougars led 51-42 after the third quarter before the host Black Tornado rallied with 28 points in the final period for the win. James Reid led Mountain View with 21 points and 10 assists. Teammate Mitch Modin contributed 19 points, 12 rebounds and two assists. Grant Lannin added eight points and six rebounds of his own, and Matt Logan logged 10 points for the Cougars. Mountain View (3-2 overall) is scheduled to play at Evergreen High of Vancouver, Wash., on Friday.

Braun Continued from D1 The case is still being appealed to an arbitrator under MLB’s drug program, people familiar with the situation told the AP. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the appeal is still ongoing and said Braun and others involved in the appeals process have known about the positive test since late October. Appeals usually are heard by arbitrator Shyam Das. One of the people said the appeals process is not likely to be concluded until January at the earliest. That person also told the AP that after being informed of the positive test, Braun asked to have another urine test taken, and that the second test was within normal range. If suspended, Braun wouldn’t be eligible to play for the NL Central champions until May 31 at Dodger Stadium, barring any postponements. He would miss the first 57 days of the major league season, losing about $1.87 million of his $6 million salary. The 28-year-old Braun, the 2007 NL Rookie of the Year,


Lake Oswego downs Sheldon for state title PORTLAND — Steven Long rushed for 322 yards and four touchdowns and Lake Oswego won its first state football title Saturday with a 47-14 win over Sheldon in the OSAA Class 6A championship game at Jeld-Wen Field. Long, a senior running back who transferred from Sherwood to Lake Oswego last summer, helped break the game open during the third quarter with touchdown runs of 51 and 2 yards. The Lakers (14-0) were 0-3 in state championship games before the victory.

La Pine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Douglas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 WINSTON — Tyler Parsons hit a go-ahead three-pointer with two minutes remaining in the game, and Austin Pierce took a charge with 44 seconds remaining as the Hawks won the Douglas Tip-Off Tournament with a Class 4A nonconference victory over the Trojans. Pierce led La Pine with 14 points, and Isaac O’Casey added 12 points and nine rebounds. La Pine (2-3 overall) plays South Whidbey (Wash.) in the Seaside Holiday Classic on Thursday. La Pine JV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Gilchrist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45 GILCHRIST — The Hawks outscored the Grizzlies 23-11 in the fourth quarter to win the Gilchrist Tournament. Gilchrist had cut its deficit to two points with a minute left in the fourth but was unable to close the gap against the La Pine junior varsity squad. Gilchrist’s Dillon Link led all scorers with 17 points and Trinton Koch added 15 points, hitting nine of his 10 foul shots. Gilchrist (2-1 overall) will play the La Pine junior varsity again on Tuesday in La Pine. North Lake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56 Central Christian . . . . . . . . . . .25 SILVER LAKE — The White Tigers lost in the championship game of the North Lake Tournament and fell to 1-3 on the season. Coughling Wang led Central Christian with 15 points. The White Tigers are at Mitchell on Tuesday. GIRLS BASKETBALL West Salem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40 Redmond. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 SALEM — Jesslyn Albrecht scored 10 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked two shots for the Panthers in a Class 6A nonconference loss to the Titans. West Salem outscored Redmond 12-4 in the first quarter and held the Panthers to no more than six points in any of the subsequent periods. Redmond (1-3 overall) hosts Summit on Tuesday. North Medford . . . . . . . . . . . . .53 Mountain View . . . . . . . . . . . . .44 Mountain View led the game 29-24 at the half, but fell behind in the in the fourth quarter to the Black Tornado. Ciera Waldrup was Mountain View’s highest scorer with 13 points. Teammate Maddy Booster logged 11 points, and Emma Platner scored eight points and added five assists. Mountain View (2-3 overall) will host Sandy on Thursday. South Medford . . . . . . . . . . . . .93 Bend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37 The Class 6A Panthers took a 47-16 halftime lead en route to a blowout victory over the Class 5A Lava Bears. Ally McConnell scored 12 points for Bend (3-2 overall), which plays at The Dalles Wahtonka on Friday. Madras . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48 Henley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42 MADRAS — The White Buffaloes survived a dreadful night at the free throw line — they hit just five of 16 foul shots — to hold off the visiting Hornets. Abby Scott led Madras with 18 points

and Rosey Suppah added 12. Freshman point guard Mariah Stacona recorded eight points, seven steals and six assists. The Buffs (2-1 overall) are at Sisters on Tuesday. Klamath Union . . . . . . . . . . . . .53 La Pine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33 WINSTON — The Hawks struggled with the Pelicans’ pressure up front and lost in the championship game of the Douglas Tip-Off Tournament. Holli Glen paced La Pine with 12 points and Ryan Fogel added 10. Klamath Union led 12-4 at the end of the first quarter and 25-18 at halftime. The Hawks (2-3 overall) play at Lakeview on Tuesday. North Lake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 Central Christian . . . . . . . . . . . 17 SILVER LAKE — Lesley Dark scored a game-high 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead the Cowgirls to victory in the championship game of their own tournament. Desiree Duke led the White Tigers with six points. North Lake (2-2 overall) next plays Gold Beach on Dec. 20 in the Klamath Clash Tournament in Klamath Falls. Trinity Lutheran . . . . . . . . . . . .29 Mountain View Frosh . . . . . . .20 Abbey Carpenter led the Saints to a win over the Mountain View freshmen with 13 points, eight rebounds and three blocks. Trinity Lutheran led 20-6 at the half. Victoria Sample added eight points, and Katie Murphy logged six points, nine rebounds and six steals for the Saints. Trinity Lutheran (4-0 overall) plays at Siletz Valley on Wednesday. Bend Frosh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 Gilchrist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 GILCHRIST — In their first loss of the season, the Grizzlies fell to Bend’s freshman team in the Gilchrist Tournament championship game. Ashley James led Gilchrist with 22 points and two assists. Brenna Gravitt added 10 points, 11 rebounds, two assists and three steals. Gilchrist (2-1 overall) will play Culver on Friday in the Culver Tournament. WRESTLING Bend second, Summit third at Springfield Tournament SPRINGFIELD — Bend finished in second place with 171.5 points — one point behind tournament champion Springfield — and Summit finished in third place with 154.5 points at the Springfield Invitational. Nico Spring claimed Bend’s only individual championship at 126 pounds, and seven other Lava Bears wrestlers finished as runnerups in their weight classes: Tyler Ornelas (132 pounds), Greg Prescott (145 pounds), Jeff Durante (152 pounds), Jason Vinton (160 pounds), Gunner

hit .312 with 33 homers and 111 RBIs last season and led Milwaukee to the NL championship series, where the Brewers lost to the eventual World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals. Braun already was signed through 2015 when the Brewers gave him a new deal running through 2020 that added $105 million and guaranteed him a total of $145.5 million over a decade. With seven-time MVP Barry Bonds facing sentencing next week on an obstruction of justice conviction for giving an evasive answer to a grand jury investigating drug distribution, and Roger Clemens facing an April trial of charges he lied to a congressional committee when he denied using PEDs, focus on drugs in baseball won’t go away. Still, there have been just two suspensions this year for performance-enhancing substances under the major league drug program. Colorado catcher Eliezer Alfonzo was suspended for 100 games in September for his second violation. The annual report from the drug program’s independent administrator identified the substance as methenolone, which is contained in

steroids sold under the brand name Primobolan. Tampa Bay outfielder Manny Ramirez, confronted with a second positive PED test, retired in April and missed the final 156 games of the season. Ramirez wants to play next year, and under an agreement this month between MLB and the players’ association he will be suspended for the first 50 games of next season. Ramirez, then with the Los Angeles Dodgers, was suspended for 50 games in May 2009 for his initial violation. In addition, Milwaukee pitcher Mark Rogers was suspended for 25 games in August for a positive test for a banned stimulant. Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig, the former Brewers owner, has repeatedly said the sport has cleaned up in the last few years, toughening its testing rules. “It’s the strongest program today in American sports,” he said last month when management and players agreed to a new labor contract that includes for the first time blood testing for human growth hormone when players arrive for spring training next year. “One of the things that really gives me great pride.”

— The Associated Press

Crawford (170 pounds), Gavin Gerdes (182 pounds) and Kenny Dailey (195 pounds). “Nico was absolutely outstanding,” Bend coach Luke Larwin said. The Storm had champions at 145 pounds (Ryan Leiphart), 152 pounds (Conner Rueth), 170 pounds (Joaquin Reyes) and 220 pounds (Kaden Olson). Summit’s Brian Pechon finished in second place at 138 pounds. Bulldogs cruise in own tourney CULVER — Five Culver wrestlers won their weight classes at the Culver Invitational, leading the Bulldogs to victory at the 17-team event. Tucker Davis (120 pounds), Jared Kasch (126), Ryan Kasch (132), Jesus Retano (152) and Justin Hendrix (285) all were tournament champions for Culver. The Bulldogs score 287.5 points, besting tournament runner-up Glide by more than 80 points. La Pine finished third with 176 points, Madras placed fourth with 156 points and Redmond High’s junior varsity came in fifth with 133 points. Brad Bailey (113 pounds), Miguel Vasquez (138) and Travis Williams (220) all claimed individual titles for Madras. Garrett Searcy of La Pine won the 182pound bracket and Redmond’s Phelan Lund took first at 195 pounds. On Friday night: GIRLS BASKETBALL Bend . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .56 North Medford . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 Ally McConnell and Mekayla Isaak led the Lava Bears to a victory with 15 points apiece. Bend trailed 30-18 at halftime before outscoring the visiting Black Tornado 38-22 in the second half. “We took better care of the ball and went back to basics,” Bend coach Todd Ervin said about his team’s play after the break. Heidi Froelich and Haylie Jones both contributed nine points for the Lava Bears.

PREP SCOREBOARD Boys basketball Saturday’s results Nonconference ——— BEND (61) — Wyatt Beaumarchais 16, Grim 12, Crook 11, Larson 10, Scott 7, Connell 5, Kramer, Wetzell. Totals 20 15-19 61. SOUTH MEDFORD (69) — Mondry 19, Delany 11, Retzlaff 11, Sarsona 10, Singler 9, McCoy 5, Curtius 1, Johnson, Davis, Jimenez, Garcia, Cooney. Totals 19 23-27 69. Bend 12 17 10 22 — 61 South Medford 21 21 11 16 — 69 Three-point goals — Bend: Beaumarchais 4, Crook, Connell; South Medford: Mondry 2, Singler, Delany, McCoy. ——— Nonconference ——— NORTH MEDFORD (70) — Jordan Browne-Moon 14, Trey Garfas 14, Mautz 13, Bailey 13, Winans 10, Faust 4, DeBerry 2, Gray, Whitaker, Knox, Parker. Totals 29 20-30 70. MOUNTAIN VIEW (61) — James Reid 21, Modin 19, Logan 10, Lannin 8, Siefken 2, J. Hollister 1, Bachman, Tietgen, McNelis, Dattke, Haugen, Gentry, Thompson, Bosch. Totals 23 18-22 61. Mountain View 17 15 19 10 — 61 North Medford 17 16 9 28 — 70 Three-point goals — North Medford: Garfas 3, Mautz 3, Winans 2; Mountain View: Reid 2, Lannin 1 ——— Douglas Tip-Off Tournament ——— LA PINE (45) — Austin Pierce 14, O’Casey 12, Parsons 9, Ramirez 5, Boen 3, Hanna 2, Kraft, Smith. Totals 16 9-22 45 DOUGLAS (41) — Alex Stork 18, Depew 6, Bocchi 6, Weiser 5, Bell 3, Crawford 2, Crebbin 1, Kuhlman, Paschal. Totals 14 6-14 41 La Pine 11 8 10 16 — 45 Douglas 6 11 8 16 — 41 Three-point goals — La Pine: Parsons 3, Ramirez 1; Douglas: Stork 1, Bell 1. ——— Gilchrist Tournament ——— LA PINE JV (53) — Zack Smith 14, Ramirez 10, Lewandowski, Ferns, Dlouhy 3, Wieber 11, Stinson 8, Sayers 7. Totals 22 6-9 53 GILCHRIST (45) — Dillon Link 17, Tr. Koch 15, Shuey 8, Ta. Koch 3, Boone 2, McGregor, D. Lowell. Totals 15 14-19 45 La Pine JV 9 9 12 23 — 53 Gilchrist 11 11 12 11 — 45 Three-point goals — La Pine JV: Ramirez 1, Wieber 1, Sayers 1; Gilchrist: Link 1. ———

Girls basketball Saturday’s results Nonconference ——— NORTH MEDFORD (53) — Becca Allen 14, Murphy 12, Ellis 9, Peters 9, Thomas 4, Straub 3, Matagi 2, Erb. Totals 16 17-25 53. MOUNTAIN VIEW (44) — Ciera Waldrup 13, Booster 11, Platner 8, Reeves 3, Kendal Durre 3, Kylie Durre 3, Cant 2, McCadden 1, Johnson, Ovens. Totals 13 13-19 44. North Medford 11 13 14 15 — 53 Mountain View 10 19 10 5 — 44 Three-point goals — North Medford: Allen 3, Ellis 1; Mountain View: Platner 2, Booster 1, Waldrup 1, Durre 1 ——— SOUTH MEDFORD (93) — Andee Ritter 21, Toury 20, Picknell 15, Mejia 13, Morris 12, Bolston 6, Tago 4, Sleizer 2, Sprang, Vargas. Totals 39 4-9 93. BEND (37) — Ally McConnell 12, Crook 6, Isaak 5, Kramer 4, Maloney 3, Jones 2, Reeser 2, Burnham 2, Lundy 1, Froelich, Mattox. Totals 14 9-17 37. South Medford 24 23 24 22 — 93 Bend 8 8 10 11 — 37 Three-point goals — South Medford: Ritter 4, Mejia 3, Bolston 2, Toury 2; Bend: None. ——— Douglas Tip-Off Tournament ——— KLAMATH UNION (53) — Glassow 14, Porter 13, Horn 8, Gunder 7, Armstrong 7, Mee 4, Stoliker, Newman, Haydon, Rice, Burns. Totals 21 9-16 53. LA PINE (33) — Holli Glenn 12, Fogel 10, Town 4, Wieber 3, Ebner 2, Mickel 2, Boen, Porter, Foreman. Totals 11 10-18 33. Klamath Union 12 13 16 12 — 53 La Pine 4 14 10 5 — 33 Three-point goals —Klamath Union: Glassow, Armstrong; La Pine: Fogel. ——— Nonconference ALWAYS STIRRING UP SOMETHING GOOD Serving Central Oregon Since 1975

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——— CLASS 6A Nonconference ——— REDMOND (22) — Jesslyn Albrecht 10, Edwards 4, Benson 4, Capps 3, Dollarhide 1, Baker, B. Simmons, C. Simmons, Current, Bergum. Totals 6 10-19 22 WEST SALEM (40) — M. Savoy 11, Hauck 7, I. Savoy 7, Davis 6, Pickerell 5, Hire 2, Neitzel 2, Isaac, Olson, Laney, Moye, Wilder, Moore. Totals 13 1416 40 Redmond 4 6 6 6 — 22 West Salem 12 8 9 11 — 40 Three-point goals — None. ——— HENLEY (42) — Jordan Scholler 17, Fauna 6, Parker 4, Morgan 6, Kochenderfor 9, Oden, Patterson, DeHoop. Totals 18 5-11 42. MADRAS (48) — Abby Scott 18, Suppah 12, M. Stacona 8, I. Jones 4, Simmons 2, Kaltukis 2, Stacona 2, Adams, R. Jones. Totals 20 5-16 48. Henley 6 8 15 13 — 42 Madras 12 11 14 11 — 48 Three-point goals — Henley: Scholler 2; Madras: Scott, Suppah, M. Stacona. ——— TRINITY LUTHERAN (29) — Abbey Carpenter 13, Sample 8, Murphy 6, Clift 2, Cowan, Spencer, Garcia. Totals 13 3-10 29. MOUNTAIN VIEW FROSH (20) — Mercedes McCain 6, Clapp 5, Tiller 4, Timmens 4, Watson 1, Evans, Heffner, Maxwell, Sage, Mierjeski. Totals 10 1-7 20. Trinity Lutheran 14 6 4 5 — 29 Mtn. View frosh 2 4 2 12 — 20 Three-point goals — Mountain View Freshmen: Clapp 1. ——— BEND FROSH (52) — Kinkade 16, Wheeler 16, Evert 10, Johnson 4, Froelich 3, Jackson 3, Brant, Sumrall, Cockrum, McGuire, Perkins, Alvarez. Totals 23 5-12 52. GILCHRIST (41) — Ashley James 22, S. Harris 12, Gravitt 10, Longbothom 4, Bean 2, A. Harris 1, McGregor, Heater, Kooker, Barsted. Totals 16 8-22 41. Bend Frosh 9 24 6 13 — 52 Gilchrist 13 12 8 8 — 41 Three-point goals — Bend Frosh: Froelich 1; Gilchrist: James 1. ——— Friday’s Result BEND (56) — Ally McConnell 15, Mekayla Isaak 15, Froelich 9, Jones 9, Lundy 4, Kramer 2, Maloney 2, Crook. Totals 18 17-25 56. NORTH MEDFORD (52) — Becca Allen 16, Peters 13, Ellis 11, Murphy 7, Erb 3, Thomas 2, Straub, Martin, Matagi, Randleman. Totals 17 11-12 52. Bend 8 10 20 18 — 56 North Medford 11 19 9 13 — 52 Three-point goals — Bend: Jones 2, Froelich 1; North Medford: Allen 4, Ellis 1, Erb 1, Murphy 1

Wrestling Saturday’s results ——— Oregon Coast Classic At North Bend Team scores (top 10 of 32) — Roseburg 257, Crook County 195.5, Redmond 169, Eagle Point 120, Dallas 119.5, Churchill 112, Evergreen (Wash.), 105.5, Canby 102.5, Grants Pass 101. Redmond results 106 — Brandon Short, 4-2, fifth. 120 — Austin Rystedt, 1-2. 126 — Ty George, 3-2. 132 — Ryan Haney, 3-1, second. 138 — Chance Lindquist, 3-1, second. 145 — Ryan Newman, 1-2. 152 — Chase Wolford, 0-2. 160 — Boomer Flemming, 3-1, sixth (injury default). 170 — Tanner Barichio, 4-3, sixth. 182 —Gunnar Sigado, 3-2. 195 — Casey Gates, 42, fifth. 220 — Sumner Saulsbury, 3-1, second. 285 — Jacob Breitling, 4-2, third. Crook County results 106 — Trayton Libolt, third. 113 — Erik Martin, did not place. 120 — McKennan Buckner, second. 126 — Collbran Meeker, third. 132 — Ryder Shinkle, did not place. 138 — Dawson Barber, did not place. 145 — Brendan Harkey, did not place. 152 — Curtis Crouch, did not place. 160 — Payden Robinson, did not place. 170 — Dean Smith, did not place. 182 — Bryson Martin, fourth. 195 — Mason Harris, second. 220 — Rhett Smith, third. 285 — Jason Williams, fifth.


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Climbers Continued from D1 His fans, more than 4,000 of whom he accumulated during his climb, could follow along in real time with commentary from the climber himself. No need to wait days, weeks or months for a print article or video. The Dawn Wall, as Caldwell’s project is known, is the latest example of what has become an increasingly accepted practice among professional climbers and the wider climbing community: from-the-route social media. Observers enjoy it, sponsors encourage it, and climbers get to share what is inherently a selfish pursuit. But a vocal minority questions what happens to a sport whose ideals of purity are traditionally based on adventure, commitment, self-sufficiency and individual achievement when online interaction happens instantly. “In the last six years, more climbers have started engaging in almost-live updates from the mountains,” said Katie Ives, the editor of Alpinist magazine. She worries that “instead of actually having the experience be the important part, it’s the representation of the experience that becomes the important part — something is lost.” David Roberts, a writer and climber, said from-the-route media “introduces a fatal selfconsciousness” to a climb. It removes the “blissful sense of being alone out there.” On his recent climb on El Capitan, Caldwell battled fatigue and the impending winter on what will be considered the hardest big wall free climb in the world (free as in free of aid; he used a rope and protection in case of falls, but only his hands and feet to go up). Driving home to Estes Park, Colo., Caldwell, 33, said the route did feel different from others. “It felt like there were a lot of people watching our progress, like a football game,” Caldwell said. “Usually when I climb it’s just me and my partner. It’s a very solitary thing.” “This is a whole new world,”

he added. As soon as mountaineering was considered a recreational activity, climbers were reporting their feats in one form or another. In 1336 the wandering Italian poet Petrarch wrote an account of his long walk up Mont Ventoux in France. By 1953, sponsors of expeditions wanted news quickly. On the first ascent of Mount Everest by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, a reporter was on the expedition, eager to report success to the Crown, which wanted the update — that a subject of the British Empire had conquered the highest summit in the world — before Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation. By the late 1990s, satellite linkups and the Internet had shrunk the possible interval between an event and coverage of it to virtually nothing. In 1999, on an expedition that made the first ascent of the northwest face of Pakistan’s Great Trango Tower, an unseen line was crossed. A highly visible, remote objective matched with a reported sponsorship budget of $50,000, a full camera crew and daily Web updates from the climbers on the wall (via an elaborate system involving a satellite linkup from base camp) drew the ire of the wider climbing community. Mark Synnott, one of three climbers on the expedition, said he came away from the experience conflicted. “It was a necessary evil,” he said of all the media. But without the computers and cameras there would not have been an expedition, and without the expedition there would have been no new cutting-edge route on the tower. “The idea is pretty cool if it can be done the right way,” Synnott said. Caldwell said people perceived the Great Trango Tower expedition as “bringing something into the mountains that didn’t belong there.” But something has changed, he said. “People started to realize it could add to the experience.” In 2008, nine years after the Great Trango Tower expedition, a young climber and artist named Renan Ozturk trad-

ed his sketchbook and pencils for a few new tools that would allow him to film, edit and upload media from the base of a remote wall in the Indian Himalayas. Ozturk, a sponsored athlete who was part of the climbing team, said his idea was to make media that was “authentic in a good way.” He added, “If the people are doing it for the right reasons, it will show.” Zack Smith, a climbing partner of Ozturk’s and a world class alpinist in his own right, said he has rejected the trappings of professional climbing, sponsorship and documentation of his climbs. “I want to make decisions from my heart, my gut, my brain,” he said. He invoked Kodak courage, the idea that people tend to push harder when being filmed or photographed. “Climbing mountains is a dangerous pursuit,” he said. “When you mix in the potential desire to impress people, that’s a very dangerous thing.” Up on El Capitan, Caldwell’s camp sat high above a busy loop road in Yosemite National Park. He had cellphone reception. Full bars. The cliff is perhaps climbing’s most public sphere. In high season, thousands of tourists a day scour the walls for the tiny specks creeping their way up its oceans of granite. Before an injury forced him off the wall, Kevin Jorgeson, 27, was Caldwell’s partner on the route. He began posting updates from the route via Twitter in 2010. Caldwell was skeptical at first, but came around. Last year, facing a heavy snowstorm, Caldwell and Jorgeson posed a question to a message board on a climbing website, to see if their hanging camp would be bombarded by falling ice after the storm cleared, making it too dangerous to stay. Out of hundreds of responses, a few people with experience on the wall after a storm explained that their camp was unprotected from above and would be showered with dangerous chunks of ice. They retreated the next day.

Rodeo Continued from D1 “Like I said, I wanted to come out here and dominate,” Feild said. “Beating the (aggregate) record wasn’t my goal coming in, but through the week I looked up the score and knew what I would have to do to beat it. So I kind of made that my goal.” Mote earned $37,212 for third place in the average. Feild’s six wins in one NFR set another bareback record. Mote, who was tied with Feild for most wins in one NFR with five in 2009, finished second in the aggregate with 10 rides for 833.5 points. Feild earned a season-record $319,986 and a 2011 NFRbest $179,327. Mote had held the bareback season record with $310,219 in 2009. Jason Havens, of Prineville, finished ninth in bareback on Saturday with a score of 80.5 points. Havens got a check in the average, as well, finishing eighth with 775.5 points, earning $4,327. Havens finished 12th in the world standings. Redmond’s Steven Peebles and Culver’s Brian Bain sat out Saturday’s round of bareback riding with injuries. Bain finished ninth in the world standings, while Peebles finished 10th. Terrebonne’s Brenda Mays earned a check in the NFR’s final round of barrel racing, placing sixth with a time of 14.09 seconds for sixth place ($2,885). She also finished third in the average to take home an additional $29,423. Mays ended the year seventh in the world standings. Powell Butte’s Brandon Beers, along with Jim Ross Cooper, of Monument, N.M., finished eighth in Saturday’s final round of team roping with a time 20.2 seconds. They finished 14th in the average; Beers was 14th in the final world standings for headers. In other action at the NFR,

Luke Branquinho won his third world steer wrestling championship and third NFR aggregate title, finishing sixth in the final round with a 4.7-second run. Branquinho, from Los Alamos, Calif., entered the final round in a three-way fight for the world and aggregate crowns with Jason Miller of Lance Creek, Wyo., and Shawn Greenfield of Lakeview. But Miller and Greenfield broke the start barrier and received 10-second penalties. Branquinho made $234,518 this season. Second-place Greenfield finished with $178,420, and third-place Miller earned $177,455. At the NFR, Branquinho led with $146,779, and Greenfield was second with $98,798. In the aggregate race, six-tenths of a second separated Miller, Greenfield and Branquinho after nine rounds, but Branquinho prevailed with a time of 41.9 for 10 rounds. Trevor Knowles, of Mount Vernon and Mickey Gee, of Wichita Falls, Texas, tied for first in the round with runs of 3.6 seconds. In barrel racing, Lindsay Sears, of Nanton, Alberta, won her second world championship with $238,064 by securing the $45,865 bonus that goes to the NFR aggregate standings champion. Sears, second in the round with a time of 13.75, won the aggregate title with a time of 139.5 for 10 rounds. In team roping, header Turtle Powell, of Stephenville, Texas, and heeler Jhett Johnson, of Casper, Wyo., won their first world and aggregate championships after placing sixth in a time of 10.00. Powell earned $195,407. while Johnson made $197,112. Header Clay Tryan of Billings, Mont., and heeler Travis Graves of Jay, Okla., were first in the world standings after nine rounds, but had a time of 11.20 and didn’t receive a check. Powell and

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The Associated Press GLENDALE, Ariz. — The streaking Minnesota Wild brushed off a series of injuries — and the Phoenix Coyotes. Kyle Brodziak scored twice, Niklas Backstrom returned from a three-game absence to make 35 saves and the NHLleading Wild beat the Coyotes 4-1 on Saturday night to run their franchise-record road winning streak to seven games. “I continue to use the word ‘impressed’ but I am,” Wild coach Mike Yeo said. “To see a group like that come in and have a start like that, I was impressed.” Dany Heatley also scored and Mikko Koivu added a goal and an assist for Minnesota. The Wild have won six straight overall and 17 of 21 after opening the season 3-3-3. “We can’t stop,” Koivu said. “We’ve got to keep working, go back at it and make it as good as we can. We realize if we keep working hard that can be fun as well. We recognize you work hard, get some wins and that’s what makes it fun.” Backstrom, who missed three games because of a strained groin muscle, returned to appear in his 300th career game. The Wild were without Devin Setoguchi, Cal Clutterbuck and Josh Harding, all of whom missed their second consecutive game with unspecified injuries. “It’s the character of our guys,” Yeo said. “There’s a ton of character in that room and they just like challenges.” Lauri Korpikoski scored with 3:57 to play for the Coyotes, who have lost two straight and four of six. “It wasn’t as if we didn’t try,” said Phoenix coach Dave Tippett, whose team has been outscored 9-3 in its past two games. “I mean, we had a lot of guys try hard. But trying is one thing. It’s what you do after the trying that counts and their opportunities counted and ours didn’t.” Brodziak struck early, tucking home a rebound off Mike Smith’s glove for a power-play goal at 2:08 of the first — 4 sec-

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Minnesota Wild center Kyle Brodziak celebrates his second goal of the game against the Phoenix Coyotes in the second period of Saturday’s game in Glendale, Ariz.

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From wire reports Attempts to revive a blockbuster trade that would send Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers died Saturday night, leaving the teams frustrated and Paul’s fate uncertain. “The deal is in jeopardy,” a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations said late Saturday. A short time later, the talks ended altogether, with the Lakers refusing to meet the NBA’s demands on a return package for Paul, the New Orleans Hornets’ star guard. The NBA owns the Hornets and is exercising authority over personnel moves. With the talks over, the Lakers agreed to send Lamar Odom to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for a trade exception that can be used in later deals. Odom had been a key piece of the Lakers’ proposed trade for Paul. The Lakers, the Hornets and the Houston Rockets had been trying for two days to arrange a new deal after Commissioner David Stern vetoed their first attempt Thursday night. Under the original proposal, the Hornets would have received Odom and three Rockets players — Luis Scola, Kevin Martin and Goran Dragic — and a 2012 firstround pick belonging to the Knicks. Houston would have received Pau Gasol from the Lakers. Although the Hornets’ front office approved the deal, it was overruled by Stern and his basketball advisers in the league office, who considered the return package insufficient. The league directed the Hornets to seek younger players and draft picks from the Rockets and the Lakers. When the Lakers balked at the league’s demand Saturday, the deal fell apart, according to the person with knowledge of the talks. It is not clear precisely what the NBA — through the Hornets — demanded, but the immediate speculation was that the league wanted the Lakers to give up Andrew Bynum, their promising young center. The Lakers want to hold onto Bynum, to pair with Paul for the future or as the main chip in a trade for Dwight Howard, the Orlando Magic center, who is asking to be

It was once hoped that the trio of Brandon Roy, LaMarcus Aldridge and Greg Oden would lead Portland to an NBA championship. That possibility was shattered when Roy unexpectedly decided to retire because of ongoing knee problems, Oden suffered another medical setback and Aldridge had a minor procedure to treat a heart condition. The bad news blew up on the Trail Blazers when they opened training camp for the lockout-shortened season on Friday. But it was Roy’s sudden departure that most stunned the team, their fans and the rest of the NBA. Roy issued a statement through the Blazers on Saturday morning. The three-time All-Star said he would seek a determination that he’s suffered a career-ending injury to his knees “pursuant to the rules of the collective bargaining agreement.” “My family and health are most important to me and in the end this decision was about them and my quality of life,” Roy said. The Blazers could still use the NBA’s new amnesty clause to waive Roy, but as of Friday night, the team was still looking at its options, acting general manager Chad Buchanan said. Team owner Paul Allen, the cofounder of Microsoft, also weighed in with a statement Saturday. He thanked Roy for his five seasons in Portland. “Like every Blazer fan, I am very sad to learn that Brandon’s playing days have ended. Up until Thursday night we were looking forward to seeing him back on the court Friday for the first day of practice,” Allen said. Roy has been dogged by pain for the past two seasons, explaining in the past that he lacks cartilage between the bones in his knees. He sat for stretches of last season because of soreness and had arthroscopic surgery on both knees last January. He returned to end the season with a career-low average of 12.2 points in 47 games. Miami’s Dwayne Wade paid tribute to Roy on Twitter: “I want 2 show my respect 2 1 of the best 2 guards 2day. The game will miss Brandon Roy as much as he will miss the game.” The Blazers were also blindsided by the reports about Oden, who by all accounts was progressing well after microfracture surgery on his left knee. There was speculation that the often-

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Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard, left, and Jameer Nelson joke around after practice at training camp in Orlando, Fla., Saturday. The L.A. Lakers and several other teams are pursuing Howard via a trade.

traded. Otis Smith, the Orlando Magic general manager, made Howard’s request public Saturday afternoon in an interview with The Orlando Sentinel. Howard listed the Lakers, the Nets and the Mavericks as his preferred teams. Having already given Howard’s agent, Dan Fegan, permission to talk to the teams, Smith said the Magic was open to offers. “We wouldn’t be who we are if we don’t take a look around all 29 teams and try to make the best deal for the Orlando Magic,” Smith said. Howard dropped hints about the Lakers before increasing scrutiny obliged him to adopt a neutral position last season, claiming that his preference was to stay in Orlando. Internet sites are now full of suggestions that the Nets are his first choice. Some deals are getting done: Tyson Chandler joined the New York Knicks via a sign-and-trade in a three-team deal and Boston resigned Jeff Green — but most of the focus remained on the status of the two All-Stars. Until those situations are cleared up, business is moving slowly around the NBA. Top free agents such as Nene and Marc Gasol remain unsigned and other transactions will wait, with one agent

describing the free agency process thus far as like “molasses.” With little time between the ratification of the new collective bargaining agreement and the Christmas season openers, the NBA had training camps and free agency open Friday. But because so many transactions still haven’t been completed, teams are being left short-handed as they begin preparations. The Knicks had only six players practicing as they maneuvered to fit in Chandler. The Hornets were similarly limited. “The league is just so backlogged, everybody is doing the same thing,” said Celtics coach Doc Rivers, whose Celtics will visit the Knicks in the NBA season opener. “It’s hard. I haven’t looked, but I think some teams only have five or six guys.” The Chicago Bulls are waiting to add a piece, believed to be Richard Hamilton once his buyout from the Detroit Pistons is complete. Team officials couldn’t talk about him, but center Joakim Noah is sure the front office will make the right move. “I think Rip’s a hell of a player,” Noah said. “I have confidence they are doing the right things. For us, the only thing we can do is work hard.”

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injured 7-foot center might be ready to play in late January. A restricted free agent, he had even agreed to accept the Blazers’ $8.9 million qualifying offer for another year with the Blazers — the team that drafted him with the No. 1 pick in the 2007 draft and stood by him through numerous injuries. But on Friday Buchanan announced Oden had suffered another setback, revealed during an MRI of his surgically repaired knee. Buchanan would not say whether Oden could need additional surgery, or whether Oden would play this season. “We’re hopeful that Greg can get back out on the court this year — maybe not quite as optimistic as we were before — but we feel like Greg Oden is worth that risk for one more year,” Buchanan said. In light of the latest developments, the Blazers and Oden agreed to a restructured one-year contract, after which Oden becomes an unrestricted free agent. To top off the Blazers’ woes, Aldridge whet to a routine exam by his cardiologist on Friday and it was determined that he should undergo a procedure to treat Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome, a condition which causes the ventricles of the heart to contract prematurely. The Blazers say he should miss less than two weeks and should be ready for the team’s opener on Dec. 26. Aldridge was first diagnosed with the condition in 2007. He had a similar procedure, and missed the final nine games of the 2006-07 season. Late Friday Aldridge posted to Twitter account: “Thanks for the support everybody. I’m feeling better and will be ready to go in a few days.” The 6-foot-11 forward from Texas led the team with 21.8 points and 8.8 rebounds per game last season, the best averages of his five-year NBA career. He had 36 double-doubles. Meanwhile, the Trail Blazers are left to embark on the lockout-shortened season with a young roster and depth questions. The Blazers are already over the salary cap, which limits their moves on the free agency market. “I still believe in the core of this team. It’s not going to be easy. We’ll have to rely on some younger players to step up off the bench for us,” Buchanan said. “We’ve been through a lot of challenges the last few years and I have no doubt (coach Nate McMillan) will rally the troops and get our guys going this year.”


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ESTATE & HOLIDAY PEOPLE giving pets Siberian Husky Pups! Wolf-Husky-Malamute SALE! KITTEN & CAT away are advised to Pups! 541-977-7019 ADOPTIONS! Dec. 10 be selective about the &11, 8-4. Inside! Furnew owners. For the Spaniel AKC niture, gift items, protection of the ani- Springer pups, ready around sporting goods, more! mal, a personal visit to Christmas, can hold, All proceeds benefit the animal's new great as hunting dogs the rescued cats of home is recomor family pets, nonprofit CRAFT. Will mended. 541-548-1409. have cats & kittens available for adoption on site! 2957 NE Deborah Ct. off Red Pomeranian CKC pups Rock/Wells Acres Rd. for sale, fancy col389-8420, 598-5488. ored, 2 mo. on Dec. 9, 541-598-4443. Foster kittens, male orSpringer Spaniel Pupange tabby, female pies ready Dec. 24! Maine Coon mix, 5 mo. Now taking deposits, $25 ea. 541-548-5516. $500. 541-633-9755. German Shepherd Yorkie AKC Ch lines, 3 yr Puppies, purebred, 2 unspayed F, housebrodark, 4 white, $350 ken, gd temperament, $500. 541-610-5785 Poodle pups, toy, for $700. 541-610-7905 SALE. Also Rescued or 541-598-5105 Poodle Adults for Yorkie, purebred feadoption, to loving German Shepherd male, $800. Ready homes. 541-475-3889 purebred puppies, now, will be small, ready 12/22, $300 541-350-2953 each.. 541-350-3025 Pugs, Fawn purebred, 3 girls, $400 ea; 2 boys, 210 $350 ea. 541-610-5133 German Shorthaired Furniture & Appliances or 541-233-7576 Pointers. AKC. Black Roan & Liver Roan 42” hardwood pedestal males ready 12/17. table w/4 chairs, Can hold till Xmas. $125. 541-390-2825 $350 541-848-7437

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CASH!! For Guns, Ammo & Reloading Supplies. 541-408-6900. HANDGUN SAFETY CLASS for concealed license. NRA, Police Firearms Instructor, Lt. Gary DeKorte Thurs., Dec. 15th, 6:30-10:30 pm. Call Kevin Centwise, for reservations $40. 541-548-4422


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Ruger Super Red Hawk obo. 541-318-3308 stainless 44 mag w/ extras, $495. Samsung Red TOC 541-815-4901 DVD/CD AM/FM HT sys $200 541-280-3493

Savage 300 Model 99 lever-action rifle w/o Sony 13” w/remote, DVD player, works great, scope, pre-1960s, $35. 541-550-7328 $250. 541-279-6097


Imagine owning one of the most completely restored & updated craftsman bungalows in Bend. Impeccable craftsmanship & quality throughout. The finest tile work, custom cabinetry, trim, restored hardware & lighting. Home dates back to the early mill years & was one of the first homes built on Congress St. Close to downtown, library, Drake Park & restaurants. CN Zoning. $549,000 232 NW Congress, Bend

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3-story dollhouse w/lots of furn, cast iron cookstove, porcelain Grandma/Grandpa figures, Updated daily much more! $325 obo. 541-923-8557 Canon Vixia HF20

Estate Sales ESTATE & HOLIDAY SALE! Dec. 10 &11, 8-4. Inside! Furniture, gift items, sporting goods, more! All proceeds benefit rescued cats of nonprofit CRAFT. Also need items to sell! 2957 NE Deborah Ct. off Red Rock/Wells Acres Rd. 389-8420, 598-5488. People Look for Information About Products and Services Every Day through

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To avoid fraud, The Bulletin recommends payment for Firewood only upon delivery and inspection. • A cord is 128 cu. ft. 4’ x 4’ x 8’ • Receipts should include name, phone, price and kind of wood purchased. • Firewood ads MUST include species and cost per cord to better serve our customers.

Dry Juniper Firewood $190 per cord, split. 1/2 cords available. Immediate delivery! 541-408-6193

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firewood, split & delivered, $200/cord. Call 541-977-2040

Champion 3500W genDeep fat turkey fryer, erator, like new, $200. Split, Dry Lodgepole used 1x, great cond, 541-350-4417 or Juniper, $200/Cord, $85. 541-382-0139 Delivery included! Fluke 322 AC clamp For More info, call GENERATE SOME meter, new, $95. 541-923-6987, lv msg. EXCITEMENT 541-280-3493 266 IN YOUR 269 Heating & Stoves Skil 3600-02 flooring NEIGBORHOOD. saw, new, $150 Gardening Supplies Plan a garage sale and 286 200,000 BTU convec541-280-3493 don't forget to adver& Equipment tion htr w/100 lb proSales Northeast Bend tise in classified! pane tank, like new, 541-385-5809. $150. 541-350-4417 For newspaper HH FREE HH Green frog sandbox w/ delivery, call the lid & beach sand, Circulation Dept. at Garage Sale Kit $15. 541-382-0139 541-385-5800 Place an ad in The To place an ad, call Bulletin for your ga- Leather jacket, Giacca 541-385-5809 rage sale and reby Gallery woman’s or email ceive a Garage Sale med., lined, exc. cond. $50. 541-233-8961 Kit FREE! KIT INCLUDES: • 4 Garage Sale Signs • $1.00 Off Coupon To Use Toward Your Next Ad • 10 Tips For “Garage Sale Success!” • And Inventory Sheet


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Bend Habitat RESTORE Building Supply Resale Quality at LOW PRICES 740 NE 1st 541-312-6709 Open to the public.

Look What I Found! Small children’s play You'll find a little bit of slide, $5. Call everything in 541-382-0139 The Bulletin's daily 288 garage and yard sale section. From clothes Sales Southeast Bend BEND’S HOMELESS NEED OUR HELP The cold weather is upon us and sadly there to collectibles, from are still over 2,000 folks in our community housewares to hard- TOOLS!! SAT/SUN 9-4 without permanent shelter, living in cars, ware, classified is Stihl auger/saws, PVC makeshift camps, getting by as best they can. always the first stop for & WDRN irrigation fitThe following items are badly needed to cost-conscious tings, welder, 550G help them get through the winter: consumers. And if fuel tanks, concrete, you're planning your saw/tools, 3-wheelers, d CAMPING GEAR of any sort: d own garage or yard master craft boat & Used tents, sleeping bags, tarps, blankets. sale, look to the clasmore! 20903 Knott Rd d WARM CLOTHING: Rain Gear, Boots d sifieds to bring in the 290 buyers. You won't find Please drop off your tax-deductible donations Sales Redmond Area a better place at the BEND COMMUNITY CENTER for bargains! 1036 NE 5th St., Bend, Garage/Moving Sale: Call Classifieds: Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (541-312-2069). Sat. & Sun. 8-3, misc. 541-385-5809 or Please help -You can make a difference! household, 3542 SW email Cascade Vista Dr

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$3,750 for the entire package.

Call Martha Tiller at 541-633-2193 or 541-408-2913


Screened, soil & compost mixed, no rocks/clods. High humus level, exc. for flower beds, lawns, gardens, straight screened top soil. Bark. Clean fill. Deliver/you haul. 541-548-3949.

Lost Cat - white female “Lucy” 13 yrs old, declawed, ran from car crash 8/11/11, on Hwy 97 at Highland, Redmond. If seen, please call 541-504-4194. $100 REWARD. Twinstar 2027 Hay Rake, electric conLost Dog, Mini Aussie, 4 trols, $13,500. 30’ yr, tri-color, Providence folding roller harrow, area, 12/8 541-231-9291 double row of S-tines, heavy duty, $15,500. 541-419-2713

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searching for light grey female cat gone 3 weeks near Reed Mkt & Division. Very Friendly, long & thin, & long tail, yellow eyes, microchipped. Call or text 541-728-4905 $50 reward!

Wanted Used Farm Equipment & Machinery. Looking to buy, or consign of good used quality equipment. Deschutes Valley Equipment 541-548-8385 325

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Lost & Found Found men’s wedding band at Summit High School. Call to identify, 541-410-9076

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3A Livestock Supplies •Panels •Gates •Feeders Now galvanized! •6-Rail 12’ panels, $101 •6-Rail 16’ panels, $117 Custom sizes available 541-475-1255 Wheat Straw: Certified & Bedding Straw & Garden Straw;Compost.546-6171 358

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10X20 STORAGE Found Nemesis Safety/ BUILDINGS Bike glasses, Woodfor protecting hay, side Ranch,Pine Vista firewood, livestock Dr, 12/6, 541-312-3683 1992 Case 580K 4WD, etc. $1496 Installed. 5500 hrs, cab heat, 541-617-1133. Found Redline bike extend-a-hoe, 2nd CCB #173684. near downtown Bend. owner, clean & tight, 541-610-5901 tires 60% tread. $24,900 or best offer. 375 Found Winter Jacket: Call 541-419-2713 Riverside Blvd, 12/6, Meat & Animal Processing call to ID,541-383-5946 Call The Bulletin At Angus Hamburger, Lost BVA PA-1500 Air / 541-385-5809. grain & hay fed, Hyd pump, Dec 3 on Place Your Ad Or E-Mail $2.25/lb., 2320 Road or 22 Road. At: 541-388-3833. 541-536-1117; 280-1173


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Dental Assistant

(Redmond) Our busy dental practice is searching for someone who is enthusiastic, patient-oriented and a team player. You must be x-ray certified. We offer a great staff and benefits. Please call between 10am-2pm Monday-Friday at 541-504-0880 or evenings until 7:30 pm at 541-977-3249 Director of Sales & Marketing

BLACK BUTTE RANCH, a premier Central Oregon resort, is accepting resumes for the position of Director of Sales & Marketing. This position General offers a competitive Central salary with benefits Oregon including: Med/Dent, Community Life ins, 401K, paid College holidays and vacation. Reporting directly to has openings listed the General Manager, below. Go to the incumbent will plan, organize, direct to view details & apand analyze the marply online. Human keting and sales efResources, Metolius forts of the Ranch. Hall, 2600 NW ColThis includes forelege Way, Bend OR casting, business 97701; (541)383 planning, creative 7216. For hearing/ marketing and sales speech impaired, Orstrategies. Must have egon Relay Services a minimum of 5 years number is 7-1-1. experience in sales COCC is an AA/EO and marketing in the employer. hospitality industry. Marketing MBA a Campus Public plus. For further deSafety Officer tails please see our (Hourly Wage, job posting at Non-Benefited) www.blackbutteranch. Provide patrol services com, under the About on COCC campuses Us section, or to apand to ensure the ply send your resume safety and security of to jobs@blackbutterstaff, students, and BBR is a the public. $12.00/hr., drug free work place. On-Call, non-benEOE. efited position. Closes Dec 16


Employment Opportunities AUTOMOTIVE - AFC Master Tech for small Bend auto repair shop. Must have great work ethics and have 10-15 years exp. Pay DOE Please e-mail your resume to:

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CABINET MAKERS Immediate openings for journeyman-level cabinet makers. Apply in person at: Pro Shop Millworks 63085 NE 18th, Suite 105, Bend (corner of 18th & Empire) Caregiver Home Instead Senior Care is hiring part-time flexible caregivers who are willing to work thru out Central Oregon. Providing oneon-one in home care with seniors. Alzheimer’s and/or Hospice experience is preferred. Must have valid ODL and current vehicle insurance and willing to submit to a background check. Locally owned family business. Call Mon.-Fri. 10am-3pm 541-330-6400. Caregiver Prineville Senior care home looking for Care Manager for day shift/part-time. Pass criminal background check. 541-447-5773.

Food Service Meadow Lakes Restaurant is looking for a Lead Cook/Kitchen Manager; someone who is an effective, motivated and personable individual to assist the General Manager in leading day to day kitchen operations. Primary duties to include maintaining proper PAR levels, insuring adequate kitchen preparation for daily menu and banquets, monitoring food costs and quality, cooking and food presentation. Apply online at www.cityofprineville.c om. Compensation will depend on your qualifications and previous experience. OPERS employer and potential for full benefit package upon successful completion of probationary period. Deadline: 12-23-11 5pm.

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Program Director / Instructor for Veterinary Technician Education Provide curriculum development, instruction, and leadership in a newly developing Veterinary Technician program. $38,209-$41,449 for 9mo.




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Touchmark Announcement Employer, committed ground preferred. offers a beautiful CAREER OPPORTUNITIES #ODOT11-0261OC to building workforce We offer an attracworking environment and application. Opdiversity. tive compensation & and a benefit packportunity is open until benefits package. ADMINISTRATIVE SUPERVISOR I (2011age upon eligibility. filled screening will Send resume to: To apply for this posi00048) – Public Health Division. Fullbegin December 27, Box 20041805 tion email resume to 2011. ODOT is an c/o The Bulletin, time position $3,589 - $4,821 per month TBORJobs@touchAA/EEO Employer, PO Box 6020, To learn committed to building for a 172.67 hour work month. Deadline: Bend, OR 97708 Need to get an ad more about Touchworkforce diversity. FRIDAY, 12/16/11. mark and the position in ASAP? visit our website at RADIOLOGY Fax it to 541-322-7253 DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY (2011Seeking highly qualified, full-time


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Part-Time Instructors COCC is always looking for talented individuals to teach part-time in a variety Be a Real Hero! of disciplines. Check our web site for in- Responsible for structor needs. All poproviding a safe and sitions pay $500 per enjoyable swimming load unit (1 LU = 1 experience by class credit), with adanticipating, ditional perks. recognizing and managing emergency NEW Part-Time situations as part of a Instructor positions professional team. have been posted! Pre-employment drug testing required. EOE. See full details FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT and apply at (Posting # 11.026 FN) . test required. The City of Bend is seeking a full-time Financial Accountant to perform high-level governmental accounting and financial reporting duties. Requires Bachelor’s degree in related field and 3 years’ experience performing high-level G/L, financial accounting and analysis duties. CPA and government accounting experience strongly preferred. Equivalent combination of recent experience and education considered. Salary Range: $4,149 - $5,716 per month, with excellent benefits Open until filled. To apply, submit required application materials to City of Bend HR. Mandatory employment application and application instructions available on City website: Inquiries: (541) 693-2156 EEO/ADA EMPLOYER

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PURCHASING ANALYST, LIMITED DURATION (Posting #11.025 LG) CITY OF BEND, OR Full-time position performing advanced technical and professional purchasing duties. Anticipated duration is through June, 2013. Salary Range is $4,149 - $5,716 per month, with excellent benefit package. Details and mandatory application form available on City of Bend website ( Open until filled. First consideration given to applications received by noon on December 21, 2011.

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Kadlec Clinic has an outstanding opportunity for a Clinic Practice Manager. Tri-Cities, WA

We are seeking a visionary leader who can grow & establish a physician practice to become a thriving operation & a dynamic and integral part of our community. Kadlec Clinic, located in Tri-Cities, WA, is part of the Kadlec Health System, the largest medical employer in the Tri-Cities devoted to making healthcare a better place for physicians to practice and patients to receive care. The Tri-Cities continues to be ranked as the fastest growing metropolitan area in Washington State, the best in regards to cost of living and quality of life in the Northwest, and one of the top places to live in the United States. This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual! Come help grow our practice from the ground up while assisting our physicians succeed and be ahead of the curve with patient and financial outcomes! Min. Req.: 2 yrs. leadership or management exp. in a medical office with supervision of a minimum of (5) employees. Proven track record in growing physician practice revenues and volumes. Physician Practice marketing expertise with a variety of tactics to grow and develop business. Excellent compensation, benefits, & relocation assistance package.

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At American Family, our work schedules, competitive salaries and wide variety of benefit options help us attract - and keep - the best and brightest employees. Consider joining our family. The Agency Sales Management Assistant provides support to the Agency Sales Manager and assists in supporting the agents and agency staff in their respective district. Assistants not only manage the day-to-day activities of an Agency Sales Manager`s office, but also serve as a direct line resource to agents and their staffs to help them be successful in reaching their goals. They assist and collaborate with Agency Sales Managers to efficiently and effectively manage district operations and implement initiatives. You must successfully obtain and maintain the appropriate insurance licenses in property, casualty, life and health as required to do business with American Family and its alliances within 6 months of employment. Preferred candidate will also have: ability to work flexible hours. Demonstrated experience in administrative work and general office administration in a customer service environment, and operating PC/office equipment. We also require a valid driver's license. Apply for this position or learn more about us at: Please reference Job #00329. EOE

RECREATION DIRECTOR, Sunriver Owners Association. Full time, generous benefits package. Salary range: $53,000 - $79,000. Bachelor degree in Recreation Administration preferred, with five years of experience in a managerial, supervisory position in a recreation department. Essential Job functions: 1. Develop and manage all recreation programs, contracts, and facilities to ensure safe and enjoyable owner and guest experience. 2. Develop and administer budgets in all recreation areas. 3. Oversee recreation staff of up to 80 employees. 4. Work closely with SROA management team to ensure responsible management, inter-department coordination and stellar customer service. Our application form (required) is available on our web site, along with the complete Recreation Director job description. EOE Pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check required. Position closes 12/20/11. Sunriver Owners Association provides municipal services for a planned community of 3,200 acres with a new $18 million aquatics facility, 24 tennis courts and 35 miles of pathways.

00052) – District Attorney’s Office. Fulltime position $6,383 - $8,574 per month for a 172.67 hour work month. Deadline: WEDNESDAY, 12/21/11.

DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SPECIALIST I (2011-00051) – Behavioral Health Division. Half-time position $1,660 - $3,383 per month for an 86.34 hour work month. Deadline: TUESDAY, 12/20/11. MENTAL HEALTH NURSE I or II (201100026) – Behavioral Health Division. Oncall position $19.48 - $32.82 per hour. Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED. MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST II – OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST (201100030) – Behavioral Health Division. Half-time position $1,971 - $2,698 per month for an 86.34 hour work month. Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED. MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST II – SENIORS’ SPECIALIST (2011-00037) – Behavioral Health Division. Full-time position $3,942 - $5,397 per month for a 172.67 hour work month. Deadline: THURSDAY, 12/15/11 WITH WEEKLY REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS UNTIL FILLED. PAROLE & PROBATION SUPERVISOR (2011-00049) Community Justice Department, Adult Parole & Probation Division. Full-time position $4,932 $6,626 per month for a 172.67 hour work month. Deadline: FRIDAY, 01/13/12. RECEPTIONIST (2011-00050) Behavioral Health Division, Developmental Disabilities Program. Hourly position $11.49 - $15.75 per hour for a 15-hour work week. Deadline: FRIDAY, 12/16/11. TO APPLY ONLINE FOR THE ABOVE LISTED POSITIONS, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT Deschutes County Personnel Dept, 1300 NW Wall Street, Suite 201, Bend, OR 97701 (541) 388-6553. Deschutes County provides reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities. This material will be furnished in alternative format if needed. For hearing impaired, please call TTY/ TDD 711. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER




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View Unit at The Plaza! (Old Mill District) Move in this month and receive 1 month free. $1725/mo. Shari Abell 541-743-1890.

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Limited numbers avail. An Older 2 bdrm, 2 1, 2 & 3 bdrms bath, mfd, 938 sq.ft., w/d hookups, woodstove, quiet .5 patios or decks. acre lot in DRW, on Mountain Glen canal. $795. 541-383-9313 541-480-3393 or Professionally managed by 541-610-7803. Norris & Stevens, Inc.

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Available now, 3 bdrm 1 bath, newly renovated. $1350 deposit, 746 $850/mo; pets w/dep. Northwest Bend Homes 541-420-0194

Brand New 1760 sq.ft., 3 A West Side “FIXER UPPER” super locabdrm, 2.5 bath, office, tion, 796 sq.ft., single fenced yard, gas firegarage, $159,900, place, huge master Randy Schoning, Prinbdrm & closet, 20277 cipal Broker, John L. SE Knightsbridge Pl, $1195. 541-350-2206 Scott. 541-480-3393

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LEGAL NOTICE Directors' Positions Three positions with incumbents running for reelection on the Board of Directors at Central Electric Cooperative, Inc. are up for election. They are: District # 1 Sisters District #7 Alfalfa District #8 Bend Pursuant to the By-Laws of the cooperative, other members that live in that district are eligible to run for election. Petitions and information for candidates, including district boundaries and eligibility requirements, are available at the Cooperative’s office at 2098 North Highway 97 in Redmond Oregon. Petitions will be accepted at the same cooperative office until 5:00 PM, on February 10, 2012. Need help fixing stuff around the house? Call A Service Professional and find the help you need.

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Deschutes County Hearings Officer will hold a Public Hearing on January 3, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. in the Barnes and Sawyer Rooms of the Deschutes Services Center, 1300 NW Wall Street, Bend, to consider the following request: FILE NUMBERS:TP-11-1018, SP-11-17. LOCATION: The subject property is identified as Deschutes County tax parcel 18-11-12 tax lot 1900. APPLICANT/OWNER:Joe Weston, Weston Investment Co., LLC, 2154 NE Broadway St., Portland, Or 97232. APPLICANT'S REPRESENTATIVE: Dina Alexander, Ball Janik LLP, 101 SW Main Street Suite 1100, Portland, Or 97204. APPLICANT'S PLANNING & ENGINEERING:Keith D'Agostino PE, Adam Erlandson PE, D'Agostino Parker LLC, 231 Scalehouse Loop, Ste. 203, Bend, OR 97702. REQUEST:The applicant is requesting Tentative Plan and Site Plan approval for a subdivision of the Development Tract 'AC' of the Tetherow Destination Resort into 40 residential lots and for a zero lot line townhome development of 20 duplex units. The subdivision will include private roads and common area tracts. STAFF CONTACT: Will Groves, Senior Planner. Copies of the staff report, application, all documents and evidence submitted by or on behalf of the applicant and applicable criteria are available for inspection at the Planning

g Division at no cost and can be purchased for 25 cents a page.The staff report should be made available7 days prior to the date set for the hearing.Documents are also available online at LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Deschutes County Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on January 12, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. in the Barnes and Sawyer Rooms of the Deschutes Services Center located at 1300 NW Wall Street in Bend, to consider the following request: FILE NUMBER: TA-11-6. SUBJECT: An application to amend the Sunriver Business Park District (SUBP) zone to allow churches as a use permitted outright in building(s) no larger than 5,000 square feet of floor area. APPLICANT:The Door at Three Rivers Church. AGENT:Douglas R. White, Central Oregon Planning Solutions. STAFF CONTACT:Cynthia Smidt (541) 317-3150. Copies of the staff report, application, all documents and evidence submitted by or on behalf of the applicant and applicable criteria are available for inspection at the Planning Division at no cost and can be purchased for 25 cents a page. The staff report should be made available 7 days prior to the date set for the hearing. Documents are also available online at us/cdd/.

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Deschutes County Hearings Officer will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. in the Barnes and Sawyer Rooms of the Deschutes County Services Building located at 1300 NW Wall Street in Bend, to consider the following request: FILE NUMBERS: PA-11-7/ ZC-11-2. SUBJECT: Plan Amendment to change the comprehensive plan designation of certain property from Agriculture to Rural Residential Exception Area, and a Zone Change from Exclusive Farm Use to Multiple Use Agriculture (MUA-10). APPLICANT:Oregon Department of State

Lands. LOCATION: County Assessor's Map 18-12, tax lots 1700 and 1800. STAFF CONTACT: Paul Blikstad, Senior Planner (541) 388-6554. Copies of the staff report, application, all documents and evidence submitted by or on behalf of the applicant and applicable criteria are available for inspection at the Planning Division at no cost and can be purchased for 25 cents a page. The staff report should be made available 7 days prior to the date set for the hearing. Documents are also available online at LEGAL NOTICE PUBLIC AUCTION Public auction to be held Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 1:30 P.M., at Jamison Street Self Storage, 63177 Jamison St., Bend OR 97701. (Unit B-179, Jonathon Ueland) (Unit B-221, Frank Massari)

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LEGAL NOTICE The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Deschutes County Rural Fire Protection District #2 will be held on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. at conference room of the North Fire Station, 63377 Jamison St., Bend, OR. Items on the agenda include: an update on Project Wildfire, the fire department report, a discussion on the proposed new 9-1-1 Service District and presentation of the 2011-2012 audit. The meeting location is accessible to persons with disabilities. A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours before the meeting to: Tom Fay 541-318-0459. TTY 800-735-2900.

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LEGAL NOTICE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE Reference is made to that certain trust deed made by Crown Equity, Inc., as grantor, to Pacific Northwest Title, as trustee, in favor of South Valley Bank & Trust, as beneficiary, dated June 9, 2004, recorded on June 11, 2004, in the Records of Deschutes County, Oregon, and/or as Instrument No. 2004-34555, covering the following described real property situated in that country and state, to-wit: Unit Twenty-eight (28), WILDFLOWER/SUNRIVER II, Stage I recorded December 15, 1978 in Cabinet B, Page 554, in the County of Deschutes, State of Oregon, together with an undivided interest in and to the common elements appertaining to said Unit as set forth in Declaration of Unit Ownership, recorded December 15, 1978, in Book 289, Page 906, Deed Records, in the office of the County Clerk of Deschutes County, Oregon. Both the beneficiary and the trustee have elected to sell the real property to satisfy the obligations secured by the trust deed and a notice of default has been recorded pursuant to Oregon Revised Statutes 86.735(3); the default for which the foreclosure is made in grantor's failure to pay when due the following sums: 1) Monthly payments of $1,081.66 for the months of April through July 2011, plus monthly payments thereafter of $1,052.37; 2) Late payment fees of $171.40, plus $41.39 per month for August 2011 and thereafter, and, 3) Homeowner association fees for Sunriver/Wildflower Condominium Association Phases I, II & III, as set forth in Deschutes County Circuit Court Judgment Case #CV11-0134. By reason of the default just described, the beneficiary has declared all sums owing on the obligation secured by the trust deed immediately due and payable, those sums being the following, to-wit: $136,602.31, plus interest of $3,005.90 to August 1, 2011, plus interest thereafter at the rate set forth in the Promissory Note until paid, late fees, appraisal fees, title report fees, attorney fees, trustee fees and other costs of foreclosure and advances incurred by the beneficiary. WHEREFORE, notice is hereby given that the undersigned trustee will on January 31, 2012, at the hour of 11:30 o'clock, AM in accord with the standard of time established by ORS 187.110, at Steps of the Deschutes County Courthouse located at 1100 NW Bond Street in the City of Bend, County of Deschutes, State of Oregon, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash the interest in the real property described above which the grantor had or had power to convey at the time of the execution by grantor of the trust deed together with any interest which the grantor or grantor's successors in interest acquired after the execution of the trust deed, to satisfy the foregoing obligations thereby secured and the costs and expenses of the sale, including a reasonable charge by the trustee. Notice is further given that any person named in ORS 86.753 has the right, at any time prior to five days before the date last set for the sale, to have this foreclosure proceeding dismissed and the trust deed reinstated by payment to the beneficiary of the entire amount then due (other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due had no default occurred) and by curing any other default complained of herein that is capable of being cured by tendering the performance required under the obligation or trust deed, and in addition to paying those sums or tendering the performance necessary to cure the default, by paying all costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the obligation and trust deed, together with trustee and attorney fees not exceeding the amounts provided by ORS 86.753. In construing this notice, the singular includes the plural, the word "grantor" includes any successor in interest to the grantor as well as any other person owing an obligation, the performance of which is secured by the trust deed, and the words "trustee" and "beneficiary" include their respective successors in interest, if any. DATED August 16, 2011. James R. Uerlings, Successor Trustee, 803 Main Street, Ste. 201, Klamath Falls, OR 97601, 541-884-8101. I certify that I am the attorney or one of the attorneys for the above named trustee and that the foregoing is a complete and exact copy of the original trustee's notice of sale.




ast week we commemorated Pearl Harbor Day, as we should. It was the 70th anniversary of the “date which will live in infamy,” as President Franklin Roosevelt declared. Four years later and a world changed forever, the United States and its allies emerged victorious, though hardly unscathed, over the Axis powers led by Germany and Japan. The war that changed the world also changed our country. A credible view is that the United States emerged from isolation as the world’s only sustainable superpower, broadly available higher education was launched through the GI Bill, women found gratifying, non-domestic employment in the wartime, war industry workplace and the nation began to grudgingly realize that you could no longer deny full citizenship to black Americans, many of whom distinguished themselves in service to their country. It is a tragic date to remember, but it was also the dawn of a new world. Can any day in our history compare to, or surpass the impact of Dec. 7, 1941? Many folks suggest 9/11. No doubt an earthshaking and painful day, but is it really the equal? Granted they raised the stakes, but terrorists have been around a long time. And we have retaliated often, and Patriot Act-like, altered our assumptions about civil liberties and freedom. Alien and sedition laws, and their like, share a rich American tradition, not to be outdone by Lincoln’s suspension of habeas corpus. There’s Guantanamo; but there’s Andersonville. Another day that comes close in terms of lasting importance, it could be argued, occurred during the Revolutionary War. I’m shamelessly stealing this idea from David Hackett Fischer’s brilliant book, “Washington’s Crossing,” a Pulitzer Prize winner. The Continental Army under Washington had been repeatedly routed, the British were in control of the central states, and Philadelphia, the center of government, was about to be occupied. In other words, the revolution was within a thread of being squashed and the new nation stillborn. Washington led his depleted, demoralized army across the Delaware River and whipped Hessian mercenaries at Trenton and British regulars at Princeton. Though the war had a long way to go, without those improbable, morale-boosting victories, our national anthem today would likely be “God Save the Queen.” The date I believe is the equal occurred nearly a century later on April 9, 1865. If it were so named, it would be Appomattox Day. Unlike the others, it is the end of a war, a war that caused greater death and destruction for Americans than any other. Astonishingly, the total American casualties in the Civil War nearly equal the total American casualties in all other wars combined. Appomattox is the place in Virginia where Gen. Ulysses Grant accepted the surrender of Gen. Robert E. Lee, all but guaranteeing a United States. Grant, a voracious if unimaginative commoner of the first order, gave generous terms to his formidable opponent, a military idol and member of one of the most prominent families in American history. The muddy loyalist respects the wishes of the gilded traitor at the home of a war refugee southwest of Richmond. Lee tells his troops to go home, don’t retreat into guerilla warfare, and try to be good citizens of the renewed union. He fears, but escapes imprisonment or hanging. Grant orders rations for the near starving confederate troops. The union troops salute their respected foe. To say there were tough times ahead is to insult the concept. There was Reconstruction, the Klan, Jim Crow and lynchings. But there was also the civil rights movement, voting rights and the revitalization of a post-segregation South. Most importantly, there was one nation, the indispensable condition of all our future success. And it was confirmed in a two-hour surrender meeting between former compatriots in a little house in Virginia. If only as a metaphor, there is no equal. — John Costa is editor-in-chief of The Bulletin. Contact: 541-383-0337,

Digging up China’s NUCLEAR secret Evidence of China’s nuclear storage system


The military branch in charge of China’s nuclear arsenal has acknowledged building a network of tunnels more than 3,000 miles long. For the past three years, a team of Georgetown University students has studied those tunnels, led by their professor, a former senior Pentagon strategist. Using translated documents, satellite imagery and online video reports, the students and their professor concluded that China could have many more nuclear weapons than previously assumed hidden in those tunnels.

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MOBILIZING A MISSILE IN THE CHINESE TUNNEL SYSTEM Each network of tunnels leads out to multiple, redundant portal openings in case of attack, in which an enemy may try to block missiles from getting out to launch.

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Inside the rail gallery, missiles can be loaded onto transporter erector launchers.

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Tunnel portal Missiles are housed in an underground storage bay and can be retrieved via a rail car.

UNCONVENTIONAL RESEARCH The students based their findings on not only traditional sources, such as major books, journals and strategy manuals, but also on nontraditional sources, including the mapping software Google Earth, Chinese television coverage (right) and military websites and blogs (left).

THE WORLD’S NUCLEAR STOCKPILES, 2011 While some countries share numbers about their nuclear arsenals, China has maintained strict secrecy. In past years, government and independent studies have estimated the number of China’s nuclear warheads at anywhere from 80 to 400. The Georgetown study argues that a much greater number may be hidden in China’s tunnels.

North Korea India Pakistan <10 80-100 90-110

Israel 80

United Kingdom 225

China 400*

France 300

United States 5,000

Russia 8,000

*The Natural Resources Defense Council estimated in 2002 that China had 400 warheads. The Federation of American Scientists, one of the most widely sourced agencies for nuclear warhead counts, estimated in 2011 that China had 240 nuclear missiles.

As few as 75 ICBMs

Sources: Phillip A. Karber, Georgetown University; Federation of American Scientists; Defense Department; staff reports Todd Lindeman, Gene Thorp and Bill Webster / The Washington Post

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he Chinese have called it their “Underground Great Wall” — a vast network

of tunnels designed to hide their country’s increasingly sophisticated missile and nuclear arsenal. For the past three years, a small band of dedicated students at Georgetown University has called it something else: homework.

Led by their hard-charging professor, — that China’s nuclear arsenal could be a former top Pentagon official, they have many times larger than the well-established translated hundreds of documents, combed estimates of arms-control experts. through satellite imagery, obtained restrict“It’s not quite a bombshell, but those ed Chinese military documents and waded thoughts and estimates are being checked through hundreds of gigabytes against what people think ANALYSIS of online data. they know based on clasThe result of their effort? sified information,” said a The largest body of public knowledge about Defense Department strategist who would thousands of miles of tunnels dug by the discuss the study only on the condition of Second Artillery Corps, a secretive branch anonymity. of the Chinese military in charge of protectThe study’s critics, however, have quesing and deploying its ballistic missiles and tioned the unorthodox Internet-based renuclear warheads. search of the students, who drew from sourcThe study is yet to be released, but already es as disparate as Google Earth, blogs, miliit has sparked a congressional hearing and tary journals and, perhaps most startlingly, been circulated among top officials in the a fictionalized TV docudrama about Chinese Pentagon, including the Air Force vice chief artillery soldiers — the rough equivalent of of staff. watching Fox’s TV show “24” for insights Most of the attention has focused on the into U.S. counterterrorism efforts. 363-page study’s provocative conclusion See China / F6

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ots of agencies in Central Oregon, from private charities to Central Oregon Housing Works, deal with home-

lessness in the region. Now, though, thanks to the area’s first comprehensive plan to deal with the problem, they’ll work together to solve it.

Homelessness has been a growing problem, not just in Central Oregon but nationally, for years. Supports that used to keep those with mental illnesses sheltered and safe have largely disappeared. More recently, a weak economy has pushed many who were on the edge of homelessness onto the street. Yet dealing with homelessness has often been left to nonprofit agencies, among them the Partnership to End Poverty, Central Oregon Veterans Outreach and Bethlehem Inn. City and county governments generally have not put much effort into improving the situation. That should change, thanks to the combined efforts of the three counties, several state agencies, cities and the nonprofit community, including the Homeless Leadership Coalition. Together, they’ve drawn up a 10-year plan to address homelessness and created a roadmap to put the plan into effect. Will it work? A chunk of what’s needed will require new money that must come from state and federal sources, though some will be local. Federal money provides virtually all the dollars that go to

subsidizing rent, for example, and the waiting list for such assistance is long. And so on. Other, less visible steps, are less expensive. As one example, some homeless people have no valid identification, barring them from obtaining driver’s licenses, bank accounts or food stamps. Providing help getting the things needed to obtain identification will require mailing sites in each community, among other things. Yet those involved with the project are hopeful. A regional plan backed by government is a far greater commitment to solving homelessness problems than has been made in the past, they note. And while much hinges on money, they say the plan is a living one, a document that can be updated and altered as circumstances change. They argue that without setting the bar high — and eliminating the problem in a single decade is a high bar indeed — no progress would be made. They have set the bar high. They may not get there in 10 years, but without a unified plan, they would get nowhere.

High school conference has some big pluses


t’s no simple matter to decide how the more than 200 high schools in Oregon should compete in sports and activities. The schools are different sizes. They are spread out. The sizes, the distances and the barrier of the Cascades can make forming competitive leagues a headache. Those challenges make the recent decision by the Oregon School Activities Association all the more refreshing. The OSAA decided to put Redmond’s new high school, Ridgeview, in a hybrid Intermountain Conference along with Redmond High School, Crook County, Bend, Mountain View and Summit. That creates a six-league rivalry across Central Oregon. Importantly, it should make competing cheaper for schools and make for less travel for the students. Those are some big pluses. Teams from Crook County had been making a three-hour trip to North Portland to compete against Roosevelt to qualify for state playoffs.

The roundtrip costs could be at least $450. But now teams can just travel to Redmond to play Ridgeview. There are some minuses, too. Some of the games and activities within the IMC may be one-sided because it contains schools of different sizes. Also the OSAA decision doesn’t eliminate the need for schools in the IMC to travel to play teams in other conferences. It cuts down on it. The OSAA has a complicated system of hybrid conferences, power rankings and playoffs. It’s so complicated that even coaches can get confused about which games really matter. Complicated doesn’t necessarily mean bad. But next year, the OSAA is going to be looking at it again, trying to find a way to make it better. It’s encouraging that the OSAA’s recent decision shows it recognizes that it’s not all about perfectly balanced competition. It’s also about money and travel time.

Walden does plenty to serve Oregon By Edward L. Kimball wish to rise to the defense of our fine legislator in the U.S. House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress! He represents our part of the state. There was an In My View column in September, “Is Greg Walden doing enough?” I am writing to bear witness that he does more than enough and then some! I have followed his career for some time, and I admire most of his positions on the laws that he supports. He has a rating of 46 percent from the Heritage Foundation, which rates our legislators nationally on issues that have to do with spending bills and all other legislation that affects a conservative viewpoint, whereas our two U.S. senators have a rating of just 2 and 5 percent. He is our only member in the Oregon delegation who is a Republican and tries to put a lid on the out of control spending put upon us constantly. The latest being millions in bonus monies to the head executives in charge of the failed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac housing mortgage programs that led us into the housing debacle by encouraging lending institutions to lend to persons not qualified on the basis of income or assets. I’ll itemize a few of his major contributions: 1. He has been in the corner of veterans and seniors to the hilt. Recently received a couple of two-page letters regarding his activities in


IN MY VIEW these areas, particularly in the field of the bonuses due our National Guard which were being withheld and housing vouchers for veterans in several cities. 2. He has made himself available to constituents through more than 12 meetings across his territory and has a hotline for questions and comments and complaints — and offices in Bend besides a staff in Washington, D.C., and offices in several other cities in his territory. 3. He has recently completed an extensive tour of the Middle East and reported to his constituents by two-page letter with some astute observations and suggestions on the Israeli and Palestinian situation. 4. He has been active in trying to get monies for schools to replace funds no longer available from timber receipts. 5. He can be reached in Washington at 202-225-6730 and in Bend at 541-389-4408. 6. He is in the news very often in The Bulletin regarding frontline issues. It has come to my attention recently that nationally more than 2,500 service personnel serving their country in the armed forces have had their homes foreclosed upon — probably some from Central Oregon. This was gleaned from

a national news service. These actions are criminal, and I hope Greg Walden will look into this situation ASAP and in-depth to discover how this was allowed to occur. Either with the House Armed Services Committee or whatever entity is involved in this investigation. This is indeed a hideous situation and should be remedied forthwith. We understand that the amount of funds for the defense department is part of the cutting plans being discussed in the House and Senate. In the present world situation, particularly with the bad and worsening situation with Pakistan, we certainly do not need to cut appropriations for our armed forces. Having to send National Guard units to fight in the Middle East was certainly not the use considered when this force was set up for use in domestic situations. This use of the National Guard is a definite indication of the weakness of our armed forces. Greg Walden is no doubt on the right side of this issue. No cuts! In summary, he is doing an outstanding job for us and our vital interests while trying to limit further spending in all areas possible. The above mentioned column maligned him on issues that he cannot influence and ignored his many good works. — Edward L. Kimball is a World War II veteran of the U.S. Marines and lives in Redmond.

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Joining a dinner in a Muslim Brotherhood home CAIRO — f you want to understand the Islamic forces that are gaining strength in Egypt and scaring people here and abroad, let me tell you about my dinner in the home of Muslim Brotherhood activists. First, meet my hostess: Sondos Asem, a 24-year-old woman who is pretty much the opposite of the stereotypical bearded Brotherhood activist. Sondos is a middle-class graduate of the American University in Cairo, where I studied in the early 1980s (“that’s before I was born,” she said wonderingly, making me feel particularly decrepit). She speaks perfect English, is writing a master’s thesis on social media, and helps run the Brotherhood’s English-language Twitter feed, @Ikhwanweb. The Muslim Brotherhood has emerged as the dominant political party in parliamentary voting because of people like Sondos and her family. My interviews with supporters suggest that the Brotherhood is far more complex than the caricature that scares many Americans.


NICHOLAS KRISTOF Sondos rails at the Western presumption that the Muslim Brotherhood would oppress women. She notes that her own mother, Manal Abul Hassan, is one of many female Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated candidates running for Parliament. “It’s a big misconception that the Muslim Brotherhood marginalizes women,” Sondos said. “Fifty percent of the Brotherhood are women.” I told Sondos that Westerners are fearful partly because they have watched the authorities oppress women in the name of Islam in countries such as Saudi Arabia, Iran and Afghanistan. “I don’t think Egypt can ever be compared to Saudi Arabia or Iran or Afghanistan,” she replied. “We, as Egyptians, are religiously very moderate.” A much better model for Egypt, she said, is Turkey, where an Islamic party is presiding over an economic boom.

I asked about female circumcision, also called female genital mutilation, which is inflicted on the overwhelming majority of girls in Egypt. It is particularly common in conservative religious households and, to its credit, the Mubarak government made some effort to stop the practice. Many worry that a more democratic government won’t challenge a practice that has broad support. “The Muslim Brotherhood is against the brutal practice of female circumcision,” Sondos said bluntly. She insisted that women overall would benefit from Brotherhood policies that focus on the poor: “We believe that a solution of women’s problems in Egyptian society is to solve the real causes, which are illiteracy, poverty and lack of education.” I asked skeptically about alcohol, peace with Israel, and the veil. Sondos, who wears a hijab, insisted that the Brotherhood wasn’t considering any changes in these areas and that its priority is simply jobs. “Egyptians are now concerned about economic conditions,” she said. “They want to reform their economic system and to have

jobs. They want to eliminate corruption.” Noting that alcohol supports the tourism industry, she added: “I don’t think any upcoming government will focus on banning anything.” I told her that I would feel more reassured if some of my liberal Egyptian friends were not so wary of the Brotherhood. Some warn that the Brotherhood may be soothing today but that it has a violent and intolerant streak — and is utterly inexperienced in managing a modern economy. Sondos looked exasperated. “We embrace moderate Islam,” she said. “We are not the ultra-conservatives that people in the West envision.” I heard similar reassurances from other Brotherhood figures I interviewed, and I’m not sure what to think. But opinions vary, and I’m struck by the optimism I heard in some secular quarters: from Dr. Nawal El Saadawi, an 80-year-old leftist who is a hero of Egyptian feminism, and from Ahmed Zewail, the Egyptian-American scientist who won a Nobel Prize and is passionate about education. Amr Moussa, a former foreign minister and Arab League secretary gener-

al who is a front-runner in the race for president, was similarly optimistic. He told me that whatever unfolds, Egypt will continue to seek good relations with the U.S. and will unquestionably stand by its peace treaty with Israel. When I raised U.S. concerns that Egypt under the Muslim Brotherhood and the more extremist Salafis might replicate Iran, he was dismissive: “The experience of Iran will not be repeated in Egypt.” I think he’s right. Revolutions are often messy, and it took Americans seven years from their victory in the American Revolution at Yorktown to get a ratified Constitution. Indonesia, after its 1998 revolution, felt very much like Egypt does today. It endured upheavals from a fundamentalist Islamic current, yet it pulled through. So a bit of nervousness is fine, but let’s not overdo the hand-wringing — or lose perspective. What’s historic in Egypt today is not so much the rise of any one party as the apparent slow emergence of democracy in the heart of the Arab world. — Nicholas Kristof is a columnist for The New York Times.




Envisioning an oil-rich America T

here is a revolution going on in America. But it is not part of the tea party or the loud Occupy Wall Street protests. Instead, massive new reserves of gas, oil and coal are being discovered almost everywhere in the United States, due to revolutionary methods of exploration and exploitation such as fracking and horizontal drilling. Current prices of over $100 a barrel make even complex efforts at recovery enormously profitable. There were always known to be additional untapped reserves of oil and gas in the petroleum-rich Gulf of Mexico, off America’s shores, and in the American West and Alaska. But even the top energy experts never imagined just how vast was the energy there — or beneath far more unlikely places like South Dakota, Pennsylvania, Ohio and New York. Some studies suggest the United States has now expanded its known potential gas and oil reserves tenfold. The strategic and economic repercussions of these new finds are staggering, and remind us how a once energy-independent and thereby confident American economy soared to world dominance in the early 20th century. America will soon again be able to supply all of its own domestic natural gas needs — and perhaps for the next 90 years at present rates of

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON consumption. We have recently become a net exporter of refined gas and diesel fuel, and already have cut imported oil from OPEC countries by 1 million barrels per day. With expanded exploration and conservation, the United States could also eventually supply half its own petroleum needs. If we were to eliminate just 5 million barrels of our current daily 9 million barrels of imported petroleum, the annual savings could reach nearly $200 billion per year. Eventually, the new gas and oil could add another 1.6 million new jobs and add up to nearly $1 trillion in federal revenue. That windfall would cut out about a third of our present annual trade deficit — well apart from additional income earned by new natural gas exportation. “Investments,” “shovelready jobs” and “stimulus” would finally become more than empty sloganeering. But America’s new oil discoveries are not occurring in a vacuum. The entire Western Hemisphere is enjoying a fossil fuel boom, from northern Canada to Brazil and Argentina. America’s backyard will soon be comparable to the oil-rich

Persian Gulf, keeping more American money — and troops — at home. Illegal immigration should taper off as well, as oil-rich Latin American economies reap huge cash bonanzas. Hugo Chavez’s Venezuela will soon be simply one of many regional exporters. Current crises in American foreign policy — Iran’s efforts to obtain the bomb, the protection of an embattled Israel, stopping the funding of radical Islamists — might be freed from the worries of perennial OPEC threats of cutoffs and price spikes. Federal subsidies for inefficient corn-based ethanol production in the Midwest also could cease. That would save the Treasury billions of dollars and allow millions of American acres to return to food production to supply an increasingly hungry world. The Obama administration’s efforts to subsidize “green” energy so far have proved both uneconomical and occasionally corrupt — as we have seen in the Solyndra affair. Yet more gas and oil can offer America critical breathing space until better technology makes wind, solar and electric power more price-competitive — without massive federal subsidies and a marked reduction in our standard of living. Of course, there are sizable interests opposed to the new American gas and oil finds — not all of them

foreign governments, but instead reflected in the current Obama administration policy of halting new pipelines, placing moratoriums on offshore drilling, and putting lucrative federal lands off-limits. Yet if the United States does not produce much of the fuel that it uses, will the oil-exporting Gulf sheikdoms, Nigeria or Iran better protect the world’s environment than American-based oil companies? Would our oil dollars or theirs be less likely to fuel terrorism, illegal arms sales and rogue regimes? For the American poor and unemployed, how liberal is it, really, to keep energy prices high while stalling millions of high-paying privatesector jobs that would both lower government costs in entitlements and empower the working classes? In the current presidential campaign, three issues dominate: national security, fiscal solvency and high unemployment. Development of America’s vast new gas and oil finds addresses all three at once. The idea of vastly expanding American gas and oil production in the 21st century is almost as unbelievable as the present administration’s apparent reluctance to capitalize on its windfall. — Victor Davis Hanson is a classicist and historian at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and the author of the just-released “The End of Sparta.”

The reason I’m leaving the military By Paul Yingling

The Washington Post


’m a colonel in the U.S. Army, and next summer I will retire to teach high school social studies. My friends think I’m crazy, and they may have a point. Colonel is the last rank before general’s stars, and it comes with significant perks. My pay is triple the national average teacher’s salary. Military budgets have doubled over the past decade, while school districts have slashed funding, increased class sizes, cut programs and laid off teachers. The social status accorded to the military is wonderful, while teachers are routinely pilloried by politicians and pundits for student outcomes that are often driven by events and conditions far beyond the schoolhouse door. My friends express these concerns reluctantly; they may hold teaching in low regard but don’t want to be seen as holding it in low regard. More important, they remind me, I’m not just any soldier. Casting aside false modesty (the only kind we colonels know), I admit that my military career has followed an unusual path. Over the past decade, I’ve written articles and given speeches on the failure of senior officers to adapt to the challenges of irregular warfare. I’ve advocated reforming the military’s seniority-based personnel system to reward moral courage and intellectual rigor. My best-known article, “A Failure in Generalship,” appeared in 2007 and caused the Army to rethink the way it educates its generals. My work on warfare and leadership has been cited by

political leaders and included in the curricula of military academies and war colleges. My friends and colleagues assumed that I had a bright future in the Army, or else a lucrative new career as a defense contractor or consultant. They expected that I would do something more with the second half of my professional life. Not just different, but more. So why teach? For me, the answer lies in two moments. The first has occurred a half-dozen times over the past five years in conversations with four-star generals and politicians. Behind closed doors in Washington, D.C., there is widespread recognition that while our troops are remarkable, the great majority of our generals are not. In private meetings with senior leaders, I explain how parochialism, ambition and greed have corrupted our national security apparatus. Bad advice and bad decisions are not accidents but the results of a system that rewards bad behavior. When I finish, I see a glimmer of recognition in their faces, a sense that the problems I’ve described are real but not intractable. But soon the glimmer fades, and the eyes shift downward, as if to calculate the odds and costs of reforming an entrenched bureaucracy. The second moment is the polar opposite. Unbeknownst to all but my closest friends, my great passion is not military reform but youth baseball. I’ve coached since my 18-yearold son was old enough to hold a bat, and at all ages from preschool to high school. Every spring, I tell each kid to have fun, hustle every play, get better every day and be a good teammate.


Every season, there is at least one kid who just doesn’t get it, who is embarrassed about not getting it, who leaves practice on the verge of tears, determined never to pick up a baseball again. Every season, I work with that kid one on one, before and after practice, on Sunday afternoons, any time when other kids aren’t looking. After about the third practice, I see in that kid a glimmer of recognition, a sense that he or she is getting it. There is no calculation of odds or costs, only a sense of expanding possibilities. The glimmer grows each day: If I can hit a ball, what else can I do? It spreads: If one of us can get better, why can’t we all? This moment becomes a series of moments, experienced individually and as part of a larger whole. Spring turns into summer, and this series of moments becomes a set of habits. These habits, a passion for excellence, a willingness to

work, a commitment to others, are more about character than baseball. Shaped carefully, they cement the foundation of a young person’s character. Weighing these two moments, and alternative futures filled with many more like them, my new career choice became as obvious to me as it was perplexing to my friends. I will leave the Army two years too early to retire with the benefits of a full colonel, but just in time to start teaching next fall. Though I lack an education degree or experience as a student teacher, the Troops to Teachers program helped me complete the requirements for certification as a non-traditional teacher, an apt description of me if ever there was one. Another high school teacher, Aristotle, believed that people form communities not just to preserve life but to pursue the good life. The iconic, life-preserving figures of the post-9/11 era, soldiers, police officers, firefighters, certainly deserve the adulation they receive. But security is merely instrumental; peace and freedom make a good life possible but not inevitable. Especially in a democracy, we ought to respect most those who foster the character traits that make self-government attainable: parents and teachers, coaches and ministers, poets and protesters. When I hear the Army motto, “This We’ll Defend,” it’s them I have in mind. — Paul Yingling is a colonel in the U.S. Army and a professor of security studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. The views expressed are his own and do not necessarily reflect those of the Marshall Center or the Department of Defense.

Obama’s regulations not tanking the economy


epublicans have many strong arguments to make against the Obama administration, but one major criticism doesn’t square with the evidence. This is the charge that President Barack Obama is running a virulently antibusiness administration that spews out a steady flow of job- and economy-crushing regulations. In the first place, Obama has certainly not shut corporate-types out of the regulatory process. According to data collected by the Center for Progressive Reforms, 62 percent of the people who met with the White House office in charge of reviewing regulations were representatives of industry, while only 16 percent represented activist groups. Nor is it true that the administration is blindly doing the bidding of the liberal activist groups. On the contrary, the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs and its administrator, Cass Sunstein, have been the subject of withering attacks from the left. The organization Think Progress says the office is “appalling.” The Huffington Post published a long article studded with

DAVID BROOKS negative comments from unions and environmental activists. If you step back and try to get some non-hysterical perspective, you come to the following conclusion: This is a Democratic administration. Many of the major agency jobs are held by people who come out of the activist community who are not sensitive to the costs they are imposing on the economy. Obama has a political and philosophical incentive to restrain their enthusiasm. He has, therefore, supported a review agency in the White House that does cost-benefit analyses to review proposed regulations and minimize economic harm. This office is composed of career number-crunchers of no known ideological bent who try to measure the trade-offs inherent in regulatory action. Deciding among these tradeoffs involves relying on both values and data. This office has tried to elevate the role of data.

Overall, the Obama administration has significantly increased the regulatory costs imposed on the economy. But this is a difference of degree, not of kind. During the final year of their administration, presidents generally issue tons of new rules. 1988, under Ronald Reagan; 1992, under George H.W. Bush; and 2008, under George W. Bush, were monster years for new regulations. In his first years, Obama has not increased regulatory costs more than Reagan and the Bushes did in their final years. Data collected by Bloomberg News suggest that the Obama White House has actually reviewed 5 percent fewer rules than George W. Bush’s did at a similar point in his presidency. What has increased is the cost of those rules. George W. Bush issued regulations over eight years that cost about $60 billion. During its first two years, the Obama regulations cost between $8 billion and $16.5 billion, according to estimates by the administration itself, and $40 billion according to data collected, more broadly, by the Heritage Foundation.

That’s a significant step up, as you’d expect when comparing Republican to Democratic administrations, but it is not a socialist onslaught. Nor is it clear that these additional regulations have had a huge effect on the economy. The Bureau of Labor Statistics asks companies why they have laid off workers. Only 13 percent said regulations were a major factor. That number has not increased in the past few years. Some of the industries that are the subject of the new rules, like energy and health care, have actually been doing the most hiring. There are two large lessons here. First, Republican candidates can say they will deregulate, but it will not produce a short-term economic rebound because regulations are not a big factor in our short-term problems. Second, it is easy to be cynical about politics, but, in reality, most people in government are trying to find a balance between difficult trade-offs. Obama’s regulations may be more intrusive than some of us would like. They are not tanking the economy. — David Brooks is a columnist for The New York Times.


Egypt: The beginning or the end?


he fact that the Muslim Brotherhood and the even more fundamentalist Salafist Nour Party have garnered some 65 percent of the votes in the first round of Egypt’s free parliamentary elections since the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak should hardly come as a surprise. Given the way that the military regimes in the Arab world decimated all independent secular political parties over the last 50 years, there is little chance of any Arab country going from Mubarak to Jefferson without going through some Khomeini. But whether this is the end of the Egyptian democracy rebellion, just a phase in it or an inevitable religious political expression that will have to coexist with the military and secular reform agendas remains to be seen. The laws of gravity, both political and economic, have yet to assert themselves on whoever will lead Egypt, which is why today I am in a listening and watching mode, with more questions than answers. Question One: Have the more secular reform parties, who led the Tahrir Square revolutions earlier this year and last month, learned from their mistakes? The more secular, prodemocracy reformist demonstrators, who revived the Tahrir protests last month, deserve credit for getting the Egyptian Army to limit its power grab. But that seems to have come at the expense of alienating some more traditional-minded Egyptian voters — who still cling to the army as a source of stability — and it seems to have hampered the secular reformists in preparing to compete in the first round of elections. The liberal Egyptian Bloc came in third with about 15 percent of the votes. Egypt’s secular reformers need to get more organized and unified. Question Two: Do the Egyptian Islamist parties, who could dominate a future cabinet, have any idea of how to generate economic growth at a time when the Egyptian economy is sinking? Egypt today is burning through about $1 billion in foreign currency reserves a month and is now down to $21 billion. The Egyptian pound has crumbled to a sevenyear low. Youth unemployment is 25 percent. Egypt’s main foreign currency earner is tourism, and hotel occupancy is way down. But the main focus of the Salafists is not boosting the economy. It’s segregating the sexes, banning alcohol and ensuring that women are veiled. The Muslim Brotherhood has been less doctrinaire but is a long way from liberal. How will they be able to advance their fundamentalist religious/social mores when this could drive away Egypt’s biggest source of income, not to mention foreign direct investment, not to mention foreign assistance from the European Union and the U.S.? Egypt’s only hope for growth is still free-market capitalism — spawning companies and workers who can compete on the global market. Therefore, whoever inherits power in Egypt will have to deliver a less corrupt form of capitalism, with more competition, more privatization and fewer government jobs, at a time when the Egyptian economy is sinking. Question Three: Will Egypt follow the pattern of Iraq? Religious and sectarian parties in Iraq also swept its first elections, and, after they performed badly, the Iraqi public swung away from them toward more secular, pluralistic parties. Arab voters want a clean government that creates jobs and provides stability. Iraq also demonstrates that once fighting stops, and politics starts, all kinds of square dancing begins between secular and religious parties. The Muslim Brotherhood and Salafists are arch enemies, so who knows what coalitions will emerge. Bottom Line: The Muslim Brotherhood and the Salafis have been living underground, focused largely on what they were both against and confined in their ideology to platitudes like “Islam is the answer.” Now that they are emerging from the Arab basement to the Arab street, they not only have to define what they are for but do it in the context of a highly competitive global economy that will leave Egypt’s 85 million people, about one-third of whom are illiterate, even further behind if they don’t get moving. — Thomas Friedman is a columnist for The New York Times.




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“Commander in Chic” by Mikki Taylor (Atria Books, 192 pgs., $26.99) By Simone S. Oliver

New York Times News Service

To most people, there is only one “O” as far as icons from Chicago are concerned. But when Mikki Taylor, the former beauty editor at Essence, speaks of “O,” there is no doubt whom she is talking about. “Mrs. O. doesn’t fall for every little trend,” Taylor said. “And she leads her life the same way.” As a magazine editor, Taylor spent the last 30 years helping to set the bar for black beauty and fashion. Now she has trained her eye on Michelle Obama, arguably the most style-conscious first lady since Jacqueline Kennedy (later to be another famous “O”), in her new book, “Commander in Chic” (Atria Books). Subtitled, “Every woman’s guide to managing her style like a first lady,” the book is not so much a how-to guide as it is an inspirational look book filled with perky little prescriptions that Taylor calls “Mikki-isms.” A typical pointer: “Your hair should be so fly that it looks as though you have a pro on speed dial.” Taylor comes across the same way in person, chipper and full of life. She’s like the cool aunt whose style gene and closet you pray is passed down.

Lee Clower / New York Times News Service

Mikki Taylor, a fashion editor, stylist and author, looks for inspiration in the Jason Wu boutique at Bergdorf Goodman on Nov. 4 in New York. Taylor’s new book, “Commander in Chic,” is a guide to managing style the way first lady Michelle Obama does.

Having style is not about spending a lot of money and endless shopping, she said on a recent Thursday. “It’s about establishing your dress code. True style is not something you put on.” Taylor, who was having lunch at Bar Americain in New York, wore a knee-length maroon-and-peach lace frock from Plenty by Tracy Reese, which she accessorized with a gold cuff. Her hair was slicked

back, as she has worn it for 20 years. To her, being fashionable is not about chasing the latest trend, but figuring out one’s personal style and releasing it. That, Taylor added, is part of what makes the first lady’s style so appealing. “Mrs. Obama makes her look work for her no matter what’s in or out,” she said. Taylor first met the entire Obama family when the

president was a senator. She styled them in their Chicago home for the photograph that became the September 2008 cover of Essence. Not paying any attention to designer tags, Taylor put Michelle Obama in a simple sleeveless deep-purple sheath dress from Michelle Obama’s personal wardrobe. Purple, she thought, complemented Michelle Obama’s skin tone and is the color of

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dos, St. Kitts and Martinique. Drooker shoots it all with a specially adapted infrared camera that plays up the otherworldly atmosphere of the ruins, attempting to capture what he calls their “melancholy beauty.” Even photographic purists who would prefer to drink in the sites without the sharp infrared contrast would consider Drooker’s mission accomplished. “The Louvre: All the Paintings” (Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, $75): At nearly 800 pages and weighing more than 10 pounds, this slipcased volume presents all 3,022 paintings currently on display in the Louvre’s permanent collection. The book is divided into the museum’s four main painting collections — the Italian, Northern, Spanish and French schools — presenting the paintings chronologically by each artist’s date of birth.



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damaged by El Niño’s thermal heating, are growing anew in gorgeous green and cinnamon hues. “Medal of Honor: Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty” (Artisan, $45): In 2010, shortly after becoming the first living recipient of the United States’ highest military decoration since the Vietnam War, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta said, “Every single soldier I’ve been with in two combat tours deserves to wear this just as much as I do.” Giunta’s humility aside, the 144 men profiled by Peter Collier and photographed by Nick Del Calzo in this third edition earned their honors at, as the book aptly describes it, “the intersection of happenstance and hell.” Giunta’s show of courage came in Afghanistan’s “Valley of Death” when, caught in a moonlight ambush by Taliban fighters, he saved several fellow Americans. Fewer than 85 Medal of Honor heroes survived at the time of publishing, but this update helps ensure that their inspiring stories are available to new generations. “Lost Worlds: Ruins of the Americas” (Antique Collectors Club, $49.95): Having chronicled “American Ruins” in 2007, Arthur Drooker returns with a photographic exploration of mystery-filled ancient sites in Mexico, Central America, South America and the Caribbean. The renowned ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru and Mexico’s Chichen Itza are among the 30 that the photographer visited during this three-year project, but so are more obscure sites in Barba-



ATLANTA — A tough economy has had a way of turning even seasoned globetrotters into armchair travelers. Fortunately, the new crop of coffee-table books for holiday gift giving offers many titles for those with a taste for the exotic. Plus, we detail a few books that explore other topics in depth. “The World’s Must-See Places” (DK Publishing, $25) is a tour of more than 100 essential sites, from the renowned Sydney Opera House and the Great Pyramid at Giza to lesser-known destinations such as the Great Mosque of Kairouan in Tunisia or the mountaintop fortress of Masada in Israel. DK’s signature 3-D cutaway illustrations reveal highlights of each structure’s interior, and photo spreads and detail shots help put you there. “Secret Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World’s Best Hidden Travel Gems” (National Geographic, $40) explores some less traveled corners, including the Pang Mapha Coffin Caves in northern Thailand. In these serpentine caves where an ancient unidentified people deposited their dead in ornately sculpted coffins carved from giant teak logs, you can climb and belly crawl into “dark, dusty caverns littered in rotting wood, human teeth and bones.” At least no one will nod off during your vacation slide show. “The New 1,000 Places to See Before You Die” (Workman, $19.95) is in truth more of a guidebook than a coffee-table tome, an updated softcover volume that includes 200 new destinations and covers 28 new countries. It guides readers to a sunrise balloon safari over Masai Mara in Kenya, a round on the Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland, and a tour of the moody moonscapes and stone castles of coastal County Clare, Ireland. The 600 color photographs are small, leaving more room for info on places to stay and shop and the best times to go. Because you are going before you die, right? “Pilgrimage” (Random House, $50): Annie Leibovitz

is one of the most celebrated celebrity portraitists of our time, but this project shows her interests in matters a little less fleeting, mainly historic places linked to genius or greatness. She began this series by shooting Emily Dickinson’s house, then Niagara Falls. And then, realizing she was maybe onto something, she started making out the equivalent of a bucket list of subjects she longed to shoot, such as Julia Margaret Cameron’s Isle of Wight, and the trails above Ansel Adams’ Yosemite Valley. From Elvis to Annie Oakley, her passions are eccentric, but her eye for detail is sharp, capturing everything from the pattern of the cane bed frame upon which Thoreau slept in his Walden Pond cabin to the sulfuric fury of an Old Faithful eruption. “Ocean Soul” (National Geographic, $31.50): As a contract photojournalist for National Geographic since 1998 covering marine wildlife and underwater environments, Brian Skerry has frequently journeyed to the Earth’s far reaches. And even there, he’s found the damaging footprint of industrialized man. Skerry shoots and writes with the eye of an environmentalist, and “Ocean Soul” makes you care about the protect-our-oceans cause. In the central Pacific — “where islands and atolls dot the sea like jewels tossed upon a blanket of blue velvet,” Skerry evocatively writes — he shares a positive discovery. The coral of the remote Phoenix Islands (five days by boat from Fiji),

royalty. The family was photographed seated at the bottom of the stairs. “That cover is the cover that I’m most proud of in my career,” she said. “It’s the Obama family, it’s prior to the election and it’s one of the shots that was seen around the world.” But what many may not know about Taylor is that her knack for taste lies in her roots. Born in Newark, N.J., she was heavily influenced by her mother, Modina Davis Watson, a makeup artist and wardrobe stylist to the jazz singer Sarah Vaughan. Her mother’s circle included Lena Horne, Ella Fitzgerald and Quincy Jones. During the 1950s and early 1960s, her mother traveled by ocean liner to Europe and often returned with dolls and makeup. “I’m still playing with my dolls, in a way,” said Taylor, who refused to give her age. When she is not working, she enjoys cooking for her husband, a retired educator; her three adult children and the family dog at the family’s home in New Jersey. She is also diligent about staying fit, just like the first lady. The book devotes an entire chapter to exercise and health, filled with photos of Michelle Obama jogging, tending to the White House garden and, of course, Mikki-ism like “Don’t kid yourself: when it comes to mastering good health, it helps to be a little vain.”


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‘Van Gogh’: Portrait James drops Dalgliesh of a complex man for Austen’s England “Van Gogh: The Life” by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith (Random House, 976 pgs., $40) By Peter M. Gianotti Newsday (MCT)

Vincent van Gogh’s autobiography is painted in luminous, powerful brushstrokes, the supreme portrait of the artist. “As my work is,” he said, “so am I.” “Van Gogh: The Life,” the intricate and panoramic biography by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith, is a provocative work about the volcanic man and his art. Van Gogh’s story has been romanticized and mythologized, especially in fiction and on film. For decades, his image has been fashioned as much from Irving Stone’s popular novel, “Lust for Life,” and the Oscarwinning 1956 movie starring Kirk Douglas, as it has been from scholars and historians. As much as any artist, he’s now part of popular culture. He’s everywhere, from posters and address books to song and music, television to Legos, Christmas ornaments to puppets — including at least one with a detachable ear. There are times when his “Still Life: Vase With Fifteen Sunflowers” seems reproduced almost as often as the face of a certain woman with an enigmatic smile. Naifeh and Smith treat “the life” with remarkable detail and, despite its imposing length, a very accessible narrative. In that way, it’s similar to their “Jackson Pollock: An American Saga,” for which they earned a Pulitzer Prize. This is an insightful and important work, unquestionably the essential biography for years to come. There are flaws, of course. Too often, Naifeh and Smith make it seem that great art flowed from the emotion of the moment, going directly from the artist’s immediate state of

mind to the canvas. And the book doesn’t fully address van Gogh’s mental condition and spiral into depression. But, subtly, it does underscore the connection between life and art in a “slow-igniting, fast-burning career.” What matters most is that their van Gogh is alive with the brilliance of cadmium yellow and cobalt blue. The authors describe his terrible childhood, innumerable failures and humiliations, and the deep loneliness and despair of “such a tormented soul.” Their picture, however, isn’t all sympathy. It’s fuller, also unveiling an abrasive, estranged, manipulative, obsessive, often delusional man. “Van Gogh: The Life” has gained some notoriety for questioning whether the artist shot himself. Naifeh and Smith speculate that he was killed by a teenager whose ways make him seem a character out of Caravaggio. “All that can be said with certainty is that he died of a gunshot wound,” they write. “No physical evidence of the shooting was ever produced.” The mythology, however, is that his “Wheat Field With Crows” amounted to a suicide note. Naifeh and Smith offer a “hypothetical reconstruction” based in part on interviews given by the possible killer, full of “faltering denials” and “boisterous confessions.” While tantalizing, it’s not entirely convincing. The tragedy and the mystery are partners. What is sure is that van Gogh’s grave is in Auvers, next to his beloved brother Theo’s. The simple, spare stone has his name and years of birth and death. Above are the words, “Ici Repose” — here rests. After reading the tumultuous “Van Gogh: The Life,” you’ll think it’s the only time he ever did.

The game is afoot in ‘The House of Silk’ “The House of Silk” by Anthony Horowitz (Mulholland Books, 304 pgs., $27.99) By Rhonda Dickey

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Sherlock Holmes will never die — no generation of writers would let him. Someone will always lovingly gather the classic pieces — Dr. John Watson, the Baker Street Irregulars, Holmes’ smarter brother Mycroft, even the cocaine use — and reassemble them. Generally, whether it’s a novel, a movie or a TV series, it’s either a homage to the much-loved stories, or a reimagining that takes the familiar elements into new and often darker places. Michael Dibdin’s “The Last Sherlock Holmes Story,” which added Jack the Ripper to the mix, might be the most extreme case of a reimagining. “The House of Silk” reads for most of its length like a homage. It’s enormously involving and entertaining, and even funny in parts: Kindly Watson describes Scotland Yard’s hapless Inspector Lestrade as having “the general demeanour of a rat who has been obliged to dress up for lunch at the Savoy.” But for large chunks of the novel, set in 1890, the reader wonders what the purpose of the new adventure is. It works just fine as a spirited Holmesian thriller, but could use more literary ambition. By the end, though, the novel shows itself to be something more. So

enjoy the ride, and be assured it’s going somewhere. “The House of Silk” is presented as a Holmes story too disturbing for Watson to publish in his lifetime. Aging, and suffering from an old war wound, as a new “terrible and senseless war rages on the Continent,” Watson plans to instruct that the tale be embargoed for 100 years. “It is impossible to imagine what the world will be like then … but perhaps future readers will be more inured to scandal and corruption than my own would have been.” A big challenge for Horowitz is juggling two separate inquiries with bewildering links to each other. The first one begins when Edmund Carstairs, a fine-art dealer from Wimbledon who feels menaced by a man in a flat cap who he believes has followed him from America, engages Holmes to investigate. Carstairs had been the accidental victim of a train robbery in Massachusetts that led in the ensuing weeks to half a dozen killings. The second inquiry begins when young Ross, one of the Baker Street Irregulars, is found beaten to death, his throat cut and a white silk ribbon knotted around his wrist. Holmes and Watson learn that the House of Silk “is a criminal enterprise that operates on a massive scale and ... has friends in the very highest places.” It’s also, as Holmes tells Carstairs at the end, “a crime more unpleasant than any I had ever encountered.”

“Death Comes to Pemberly” by P.D. James (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 304 pgs., $25.95) By Hephzibah Anderson Bloomberg News

LONDON — Jane Austen famously refused to acknowledge the Napoleonic Wars in her books. The detective novelist P.D. James rectifies that in the first chapter of “Death Comes to Pemberley,” her followup to “Pride and Prejudice.” She even throws in a corpse. “Pemberley” is an intensely satisfying mystery that begins six years after Austen’s classic ends. The home of Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy is abuzz with preparations for a ball. So far, so Austen. Then comes the discovery of a dead body in the woods nearby. As a paid-up member of the Jane Austen Society, the 91-year-old James had long pondered the idea of combining her two great enthusiasms: reading Austen and writing detective fiction. Unsure of whether her creative energy would hold out for a 15th book featuring Commander Adam Dalgliesh, her poetry-writing sleuth, she decided to give this shorter project a try. “It was fascinating to address what I saw as not defects in the plotting — that would be quite the wrong word to use — but problems, mysteries,” James says over a pot of tea in the living room of her London home. Though she has tinkered with some of the details, James channels Austen’s voice with brio. “I wanted to be an echo of hers,” she says. “Pride and Prejudice” is not James’s favorite Austen novel — that would be “Emma” — yet it was the first she read, finding it on the Sunday school bookshelf when she was 9. She loved it immediately. Years later, sheltering from the Blitz in a London cellar while heavily pregnant with her first child, she reached for it again. “The noise above was tremendous because of the anti-aircraft guns trying to shoot down these wretched flying bombs, interspersed, of course, with the noise as they landed. It was such comfort reading Austen.” She named her daughter Jane. A tiny woman in a turquoise cardigan with a silk

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ruffle, her faced framed by a snowy bob, James sinks back into the sofa and rests her hands on her head to think, leaning forward when a topic seizes her. As dusk gathers outside, these topics range from Hillary Clinton (she would have been a better bet than Obama, James believes) to the Occupy movement’s London offshoot (she doesn’t have much sympathy for the protesters). She even has views on how much sex the dreary Mr. Collins, who marries Elizabeth Bennet’s best friend, might demand of his wife (lots). Though animated by exactly the kind of shrewdness you’d imagine a writer of detective fiction to possess, she also radiates an unhesitating warmth, calling a visiting reporter “dear” and laughing often. Yet even in this grand room, with its William Morris upholstery and antique portraits, a darkness dapples her conversation. It’s there when she speaks of her belief in evil, and of her ebbing faith in society’s ability to address current economic problems. In the very long term, she believes humankind will go the way of the dinosaurs. For all that, detective fic-

tion, she says, is an inherently optimistic genre, affirming belief in a rational, comprehensible and manageable universe, and she isn’t quite ready to confirm Dalgliesh’s retirement. Meanwhile, aging, though it curtails the immense independence she has known — an independence Austen herself would have envied — has its blessings. “When young, it seemed to me I was racing through life. One knew that the tulip was beautiful, but there wasn’t the sense of its beauty entering into one and giving one particular joy. I think also in one’s personal relationships — the ones that last — there is that feeling of something permanent and something good.”

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China Continued from F1 But the strongest condemnation has come from nonproliferation experts who worry that the study could fuel arguments for maintaining nuclear weapons in an era when efforts are being made to reduce the world’s post-Cold War stockpiles. Beyond its impact in the policy world, the project has made a profound mark on the students — including some who have since graduated and taken research jobs with the Defense Department and Congress. “I don’t even want to know how many hours I spent on it,” said Nick Yarosh, 22, an international politics senior at Georgetown. “But you ask people what they did in college, most just say I took this class, I was in this club. I can say I spent it reading Chinese nuclear strategy and Second Artillery manuals. For a nerd like me, that really means something.”

Elite research team The students’ professor, Phillip Karber, 65, had spent the Cold War as a top strategist reporting directly to the secretary of defense and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. But it was his early work in defense that cemented his reputation, when he led an elite research team created by Henry Kissinger, who was then the national security adviser, to probe the weaknesses of Soviet forces. Karber prided himself on recruiting the best intelligence analysts in the government. “You didn’t just want the highest-ranking or brightest guys, you wanted the ones who were hungry,” he said. In 2008, Karber was volunteering on a committee for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, a Pentagon agency charged with countering weapons of mass destruction. After a devastating earthquake struck Sichuan province, the chairman of Karber’s committee noticed Chinese news accounts reporting that thousands of radiation technicians were rushing to the region. Then came pictures of

strangely collapsed hills and speculation that the caved-in tunnels in the area had held nuclear weapons. Find out what’s going on, the chairman asked Karber, who began looking for analysts again — this time among his students at Georgetown. The first inductees came from his arms-control classes. Each semester, he set aside a day to show them tantalizing videos and documents he had begun gathering on the tunnels. Then he concluded with a simple question: What do you think it means? “The fact that there were no answers to that really got to me,” said former student Dustin Walker, 22. “It started out like any other class, tests on this day or that, but people kept coming back, even after graduation. … We spent hours on our own outside of class on this stuff.” The students worked in their dorms translating military texts. They skipped movie nights for marathon sessions reviewing TV clips of missiles being moved from one tunnel structure to another. While their friends read Shakespeare, they gathered in the library to war-game worst-case scenarios of a Chinese nuclear strike on the United States. Over time, the team grew from a handful of contributors to roughly two dozen. Most spent their time studying the subterranean activities of the Second Artillery Corps.

Compiling data While the tunnels’ existence was something of an open secret among the handful of experts studying China’s nuclear arms, almost no papers or public reports on the structures existed. So the students turned to publicly available Chinese sources — military journals, local news reports and online photos posted by Chinese citizens. It helped that China’s famously secretive military was beginning to release more information, driven by its leaders’ eagerness to show off China’s growing power to its citizens. The Internet also generated a raft of leads: new military forums, blogs and once-obscure

local TV reports now posted on the Chinese equivalents of YouTube. Strategic string searches even allowed the students to get behind some military Web sites and download documents such as syllabuses taught at China’s military academies. The main problem was the sheer amount of translation required. Each semester, Karber managed to recruit only one or two Chinese-speaking students. So the team assembled a makeshift system to scan images of the books and documents they found. Using text-capture software, they converted those pictures into Chinese characters, which were fed into translation software to produce crude English versions. From those, they highlighted key passages for finer translation by the Chinese speakers. The downside was the drudgery — hours feeding pages into the scanner. The upside was that after three years, the students had compiled a searchable database of more than 1.4 million words on the Second Artillery and its tunnels. By combining everything they found in the journals, video clips, satellite imagery and photos, they were able to triangulate the location of several tunnel structures, with a rough idea of what types of missiles were stored in each. Their work also yielded smaller revelations: how the missiles were kept mobile and transported from structure to structure, as well as tantalizing images and accounts of a “missile train” and disguised passenger rail cars to move China’s long-range missiles. To facilitate the work, Karber set up research rooms for the students at his home in Great Falls, Va. He bought Apple computers and large flatscreen monitors for their video work and obtained small research grants for those who wanted to work through the summer. When work ran late, many crashed in his basement’s spare room. “I got fat working on this thing because I didn’t go to the gym anymore. It was that intense,” said Yarosh, who has

continued on the project this year not for credit but purely as a hobby. “It’s not the typical college course. Dr. Karber just tells you the objective and gives you total freedom to figure out how to get there. That level of trust can be liberating.” Some of the biggest breakthroughs came after members of Karber’s team used personal connections in China to obtain a 400-page manual produced by the Second Artillery and usually available only to China’s military personnel.

TV melodrama Another source of insight was a pair of semi-fictionalized TV series chronicling the lives of Second Artillery soldiers. The plots were often overwrought with melodrama — one series centers on a brigade commander who struggles to whip his slipshod unit into shape while juggling relationship problems with his glamorous Olympic-swimcoach girlfriend. But they also included surprisingly accurate depictions of artillery units’ procedures that lined up perfectly with the military manual and other documents. “Until someone showed us on screen how exactly these missile deployments were done from the tunnels, we only had disparate pieces. The TV shows gave us the big picture of how it all worked together,” Karber said. In December 2009, just as the students began making progress, the Chinese military admitted for the first time that the Second Artillery had indeed been building a network of tunnels. According to a report by state-run CCTV, China had more than 3,000 miles of tunnels — roughly the distance between Boston and San Francisco — including deep underground bases that could withstand multiple nuclear attacks. The news shocked Karber and his team. It confirmed the direction of their research, but it also highlighted how little attention the tunnels were garnering outside East Asia. The lack of interest, particularly in the U.S. media, demonstrated China’s unique

position in the world of nuclear arms. For decades, the focus has been on the two powers with the largest nuclear stockpiles by far — the United States, with 5,000 warheads available for deployment, and Russia, which has 8,000. But of the five nuclear weapons states recognized by the Non-Proliferation Treaty, China has been the most secretive. While the United States and Russia are bound by bilateral treaties that require on-site inspections, disclosure of forces and bans on certain missiles, China is not. The assumption for years has been that the Chinese arsenal is relatively small — anywhere from 80 to 400 warheads. China has encouraged that perception. As the only one of the five original nuclear states with a no-first-use policy, it insists that it keeps a small stockpile only for “minimum deterrence.” Given China’s lack of transparency, Karber argues, all the experts have to work with are assumptions, which can often be dead wrong. As an example, Karber often recounts to his students his experience of going to Russia with former defense secretary Frank Carlucci to discuss U.S. help in securing the Russian nuclear arsenal. The United States had offered Russia about 20,000 canisters designed to safeguard warheads — a number based on U.S. estimates at the time. The generals told Karber they needed 40,000. At the end of the tunnel study, Karber cautions that the same could happen with China. Based on the number of tunnels the Second Artillery is digging and its increasing deployment of missiles, he argues, China’s nuclear warheads could number as many as 3,000.

Criticism It is an assertion that has provoked heated responses from the arms-control community. Gregory Kulacki, a China nuclear analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists, pub-

licly condemned Karber’s report at a recent lecture in Washington. In an interview afterward, he called the 3,000 figure “ridiculous” and said the study’s methodology — especially its inclusion of posts from Chinese bloggers — was “incompetent and lazy.” “The fact that they’re building tunnels could actually reinforce the exact opposite point,” he argued. “With more tunnels and a better chance of survivability, they may think they don’t need as many warheads to strike back.” Reaction from others has been more moderate. “Their research has value, but it also shows the danger of the Internet,” said Hans Kristensen of the Federation of American Scientists. Kristensen faulted some of the students’ interpretation of the satellite images. “One thing his report accomplishes, I think, is it highlights the uncertainty about what China has,” said Mark Stokes, executive director of the Project 2049 Institute, a think tank. “There’s no question China’s been investing in tunnels, and to look at those efforts and pose this question is worthwhile.” This year, the Defense Department’s annual report on China’s military highlighted for the first time the Second Artillery’s work on new tunnels, partly a result of Karber’s report, according to some Pentagon officials. And in the spring, shortly before a visit to China, some in the office of then-Defense Secretary Robert Gates were briefed on the study. “I think it’s fair to say senior officials here have keyed upon the importance of this work,” said one Pentagon officer who was not authorized to speak on the record. For Karber, provoking such debate means that he and his small army of undergrads have succeeded. “I don’t have the slightest idea how many nuclear weapons China really has, but neither does anyone else in the arms-control community,” he said. “That’s the problem with China — no one really knows except them.”



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Pension funds and Wall Street banks are pouring money into futures markets for cotton and other commodities, which is driving up cotton prices, and thus raising prices for apparel retailers and consumers alike.

Overstuffed cotton talk drives price volatility By Kevin G. Hall

McClatchy-Tribune News Service

WASHINGTON — Texas cotton grower Brad Heffington speaks Wall Street’s language of hedges, correlation charts and the like as easily as he discusses weevils and pesticides. Yet today his financial knowledge is of limited use. Heffington’s been sidelined from the cotton futures market, thanks to a surge of financial speculators into the market, which originally Heffington was designed to protect farmers like him against price shifts. “It’s something I watch but can’t use anymore,” Heffington said of the cotton futures market, where contracts for future delivery of 50,000 pounds of cotton are bought and sold. Today, pension funds and Wall Street banks are pouring money into futures markets for cotton, oil, natural gas, wheat, coffee and other commodities. Such financial speculation helped drive an overheated cotton market to record levels of $2.17 a pound March 7. Before peaking, cotton prices had risen by more than 140 percent in less than 18 months. Some analysts contend that this speculative money from investors who will never actually take delivery of cotton is distorting the futures market, driving up cotton prices, and thus raising prices for apparel retailers and consumers alike. The United States is the world’s top exporter of raw cotton, sending much of it to Asia for garment manufacturing. In a series of investigations this year, McClatchy Newspapers has reported how excessive financial speculation in commodities markets by companies with no intent of taking delivery of a product have punished consumers of gasoline and aviation fuel while doubling the price of coffee, all while there were no actual shortages in supplies. The latest McClatchy Newspapers probe finds that increased volatility in cotton prices has corresponded with the changing composition of the futures market, where speculators hold more contracts than do growers, producers, buyers and users of commodities. “What happens is the markets become unreliable and therefore unusable for them,” said Bart Chilton, a commissioner on the Commodity Futures Trade Commission, which regulates the futures markets, in discussing McClatchy Newspapers’ findings. “It’s the same thing with cotton, same in energy. If you look at the volatility in the markets, there are not many of them that have sort of been stable.” See Cotton / G3

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The Sound Garden has traditional space for composing, mixing and mastering.

hen stepping inside The Sound Garden, the reclining chairs and potted plants make it feel more like a living room than a recording studio. But this living room also comes equipped with a stage, recording gear and computers to stream performances live over the Internet, allowing people all over the world to watch their favorite band’s recording session from Bend. On Tuesday, The River Pigs, an Americana/pop/roots-rock band from Bend, played before 30 friends and family while recording a promotional DVD. Having an audience provided the energy of a live performance without the chaos of a bar scene. “We built this room to support musicians,” said Kim Schouw, owner of The Sound Garden. “It’s about the music. In Austin, (Texas,) they call a room like this a listening room.” Digital technology has remade

the music industry, and recording studios have had to adapt. The Sound Garden, one of a half dozen or more studios in the Bend area, offers traditional recording, mixing and mastering, but it’s also a performance venue and a broadcast studio. Because of the decline in CD sales, major recording labels aren’t providing artists with money to record demos or albums, said Lance Miller, recording technician for the University of Oregon’s School of Music and Dance. So artists either have to pay a studio or learn how to record their own music, which has a steep learning curve. Miller, who started his own studio 25 year ago, said it’s cheaper and easier than it used to be because of digital recording technology. “You need a computer, an interface, a selection of microphones, headphones, studio monitors and the software to start a studio in your bedroom,” he said. See Sound / G3

It’s peppery and full of fight. The tannins have grip. The nose takes no prisoners. This shiraz is a b----. It says so on the label. Royal B---- is the name of the wine, one of a teeming sisterhood of cabernets what’ chardonnays from a variety of producers with labels like Sassy B----, Jealous B----, Tasty B---- and Sweet B----. They’re reinforcements for a growing army of rude, budget-priced wines that have shoved their way into wine stores and supermarkets in the past few years — most recently Happy B----, a Hudson Valley rose that made its debut last month. The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, an agency of the Treasury Department, approves about 120,000 applications for wine labels every year. Most names are traditional, often genteel, especially at the lower price points. It’s natural for a chardonnay or cabernet priced below $15 or even $10 to buff the image a bit. Woodbridge, Coastal Estates and Turning Leaf could be suburban subdivisions. Then there are the others. Wines like the Ball Buster, a beefy shiraz-cabernet-merlot blend from the Barossa Valley in Australia. Or BigA-- Red, from Milano Family Winery in California. Or Stench, an Australian sparkler from R Winery, the company that collaborated with the American importer Dan Philips of the Grateful Palate in 2004 to get the postfeminist ball rolling with a grenache named, simply, B----. See Wine / G5 A growing number of rude labeled, budgetpriced wines have shoved their way onto the shelves of wine stores and supermarkets in the past few years. Dan Neville New York Times News Service

Secrecy surrounds Rock Hall of Fame selection process The Spinners, an American soal vocal group, were one of 15 nominees to be inducted into the hall of fame for 2012, which can be a boon for a musician’s career, though lobbying for votes can become intense. Atlantic Records via New York Times News Service A sepia tone was added to this photo.

By Janet Morrissey

New York Times News Service

Old rock ’n’ rollers don’t fade away. They just hope for a nod from Cleveland. Specifically, for a nod from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, where the stars who once filled our ears get another shot at immortality, or at least some big money. With the recording industry under financial attack from many sides, one of the few ways for old acts to pique new interest is to be inducted into the hall of fame. So, each fall, managers and record labels dive into a mosh pit of monster egos, clashing tastes and rival interests in the industry, all in the hope of placing their artists among the royalty of rock. Guns N’ Roses, the Beastie Boys, Donovan, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Laura Nyro and the Faces have been announced as the 2012 inductees to Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The 15 nominees for 2012 included The Cure, Donna Summer and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. For the inductees, the reward can be enormous. Weekly record sales for a performer or band leap 40 to 60 percent, on average, in the weeks after selection, says David Bakula, a senior vice president at

Nielsen SoundScan. While winning a Grammy often helps one album, a nod from Cleveland can lift an entire back catalog. These days, labels and artists need all the help they can get. The music business is worth half of what it was 10 years ago, and the decline doesn’t look as if it will slow anytime soon. Total revenue from shipments of CDs, DVDs and other music products in the United States was $6.85 billion in 2010, according to the Recording Industry Association of America; in 2000, that figure topped $14 billion. But the path to the hall of fame can be long and difficult. Controversy surrounds the selection process, which is shrouded in secrecy. What is known is that a nominating committee of about 30 music critics, entertainment lawyers and recording executives winnows the field each year to 15 artists. Then another committee, this one of about 500 people, including past winners, selects five inductees. Artists can qualify for a spot 25 years after their first recording, which means that performers from the 1980s now have a chance to rank up there with Elvis. (The winners will be inducted at a ceremony next April.) See Rock Hall / G5



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‘Tis the season for the unusual • Seasonal shops make the most of increased holiday shopping traffic By Joyce Smith

McClatchy-Tribune News Service

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Andrew Lindsey, 4, of Overland Park, Kan., doesn’t just like pandas, his mom says. He’s obsessed. So when he spied some furry slippers at Oak Park Mall in Overland Park this week, he put on the full sales job, quickly slipping off a boot to try on a slipper — adult size, of course. Though Andrew failed to make a sale this time, his mom, Monica Lindsey — or perhaps Santa — might be back to the Pillow Pet Store soon. Seasonal stores such as this one bring in stock not normally seen year-round at a time when consumers are most in search of the unusual in gifts and decor. For the next few weeks, malls will offer such items as a small speaker that can be plugged into everything from cellphones to laptops for instant amplification, remotecontrol flying fish and sharks, blankets with dinosaur heads, nativity scenes made out of olive tree wood, glass hummingbirds and, of course for the New Year, calendars. Retailers like the temporary stores because they can take advantage of the high-dollar and high-traffic holiday season without having to pay overhead all year. It also allows them a chance to test their idea, and the market itself, before signing a longterm lease. One potential downside? The location is going to depend on mall vacancies. Seasons has set up in the Oak Park Mall for 20 years, for the last three in the highertraffic and more visible main drag of the mall. This year, with few spots available, the store was lucky to get a spot by Nordstrom. When it opened in October, it also sold some Halloween and Thanksgiving items. Now it’s all about Christmas, expanding on its website offerings with more collectibles, along with more ornaments, which are displayed on about 30 trees. “We even have a group of women who make the threehour drive from Des Moines. We have customers who have something from us from when they were little who are now bringing in their children,” said manager Michele Parrish. The Overland Park Golf Division, owner of St. Andrews Golf Course and Overland Park Golf Club, has opened Santa’s Golf Shop at Oak Park Mall. The shop sells clubs, bags, apparel, golf club covers and golf-themed gifts. “It’s a revenue stream during the offseason. When we are done, we will bring all the inventory back to the pro

Photos by Shane Keyser / Kansas City Star

Ashley Broderick, of Overland Park, Kan., shops at the Christian Olive Art kiosk in Oak Park Mall.

Cory Shute smiles as his 2-year-old daughter Isabella touched a Flying Fish at a kiosk in the Overland Park, Kan., mall.

shops at the two golf courses,” said Curt Nelson, general manager of the Overland Park Golf Division and a PGA master professional. About Home, a home furnishings, decor and gift store in the Great Mall of the Great Plains in Olathe, Kan., is so new it is still unloading boxes. But many items are already on display from home decor to jewelry — University of Kansas aprons, Kansas City Chiefs hot pads, “Little Cowgirl” picture frames, “lures of the past” playing cards, metal signs and more. Sugar Plums has put in a seasonal store in the Great Mall for four years. Holiday items are 50 percent off with other weekly specials (currently all snowmen are 60 percent off). Buy five ornaments and get the sixth one free — foxes, dogs with Santa hat and bone, cats with fiddles, policemen, doctors, graduates, Santa firemen and Santa in shorts on a treadmill, sparkly reindeer. There are penguin ornaments and stuffed penguins, and rows of angels. A life-size Santa with chaps and cowboy hats greets customers at the door. It also has all-occasion greeting cards at half-price. After Christmas, there will be discounts on Christmas items as well as new Easter merchandise before the store closes in early 2012. The Great Mall’s Sportibles Outlet sells overstocks from the four area Sportibles stores at half off, including apparel,

hats and novelties. In downtown Kansas City, the Town Pavilion does its season a bit differently by holding a holiday mart at 1111 Main St., which it has done for a decade. Participating vendors will sell candles, Silpada jewelry, Avon beauty products and baked goods. At Zona Rosa in Kansas City, seasonal stores include Pink Chandelier, a Parisian-

Katie Roberts browses Christmas tree ornaments at Seasons, who has set up in the mall for 20 years.

flea-market-inspired shop selling antique and vintage home decor, furniture and fashion. “It helps us get some different uses we don’t have. Empty spaces are activated for the holidays, and we’ve been successful in incubating some tenants and rolling them to full time,” said Rosemary Salerno, general manager of Zona Rosa. “They can dip their toes in and see what they think.”


Sound Continued from G1 Musicians buy equipment to record themselves and then decide they can make money by offering their engineering services to other artists, he said. As a result, Miller said he’s seen larger studios going out of business and more doit-yourself project studios popping up. Dave Turnbull, the owner and operator of Studio 7 DJ & Recording Services, said after 18 years of being in rock ’n’ roll bands, he decided in 1995 to take his equipment and start a studio in Bend called The Bayou. In 2002, Turnbull moved the studio to Tumalo and named it Studio 7 Recording. When Turnbull changed locations, he said, he also made the transition from analog to digital equipment. Turnbull said his production increased and the quality improved. “The age of digital changed it for everybody,” he said. “If you’re intelligent and have the programs, you can record something that is radio ready.” Turnbull said artists don’t

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A monitor displays The River Pigs performance at The Sound Garden studio in Bend.

necessarily need recording studios anymore, but do-ityourself projects can take time and may not sound professional. “The reason (artists) would come to my studio is for the production quality and (my) input,” he said. After being at the top of his recording-school class, Rory Restani, owner of Oxiliary Recording Studio in Bend, said it

still took him five years to cultivate the skills that made his productions radio quality. “To be your own sound engineer and to record yourself is very cheap for the gear,” he said. “For the experience and the knowledge to do it well and be able to translate what you want it to sound like into reality is very difficult.” When people think of the word studio, Restani said, they

Cotton Continued from G1 Sifting through CFTC historical data, McClatchy Newspapers found that the total number of outstanding futures contracts grew by about 80 percent from 1990 to 2010. That’s big growth in a historically small market. Moreover, the number of contracts doubled between 2004 and 2010. This parallels the timeframe when institutional investors began to play seriously in commodity markets, aided by popular commodity indices developed by investment bank Goldman Sachs and the now-disgraced financial giant American International Group. For much of the past two decades, Wall Street banks and other big financial firms’ activities in the futures markets were hidden in the data. Prior to September 2009, they were listed as if they were a grower or buyer of cotton, since they were hedging private bets they’d made on cotton, just like growers and buyers who deal in the actual goods. It was hard to tell what portion of the overall market the speculators represented. That changed after the first week of September 2009, when the CFTC began providing data that separated out futures contracts held by swap dealers — financial players betting on cotton but not producing, processing, merchandising or using it. The agency also began reporting contracts held by money managers — big pension funds and the like that trade cotton contracts on behalf of pensioners or investors. For much of the prior 20 years, the data showed commercial players, presumably growers and buyers, accounted for roughly 70 percent to 75 percent of cotton trading. That’s in line with historical

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Cotton is harvested near Lubbock, Texas, in 2010. Cotton is grown in 17 states across the southern half of the U.S., with Texas as the leading producer.

trends for crude oil and other commodities, where speculators had until recent years accounted for only about a quarter of all futures contracts held. But on the very first week of the broader reporting, the data shows that financial speculators actually had 61 percent of all cotton contracts. Since then, the percentage has come down to the 50 percent range, but it’s still high by historical standards. That’s where farmer Heffington comes back into the story. He’s a savvy grower who used to augment income from farming in the Lubbock area with well-placed bets in the futures market. “You can’t afford to hedge your costs in the market like you used to. I don’t know what the answer is. This is a big problem,” he said. “In the last few years, that’s really become futile. ... It’s just not working ... right now for us.” The wild gyrations in the

price of cotton are also claiming other victims. Retailers such as Macy’s, Ralph Lauren and Levi Strauss & Co. all have said in recent earnings reports that they’re unable to pass along fully to consumers their rising cotton prices, and they have seen profits slip. “The pricing issue, because of cotton, is a unique issue to this timeframe,” Blake Jorgensen, Levi’s chief financial officer, said during an Oct. 11 earnings call with investment analysts. He warned that volatile cotton prices would continue to cloud earnings forecasts. Cotton futures prices have tumbled since the March peak, settling around $1 per pound in recent weeks, down about 55 percent. Both growers and buyers complain that it’s hard to run a business when cotton prices oscillate so wildly month to month, week to week, even within a day. “The volatility has been maybe the bigger concern — going


picture a multimillion dollar building constructed for perfect acoustics. But, that isn’t necessary for those who know how to use today’s technology, he said. Restani recalled that when he recorded local hip-hop artist, Jay Tablet’s album, “Put It On The Tab,” he recorded in a closet with blankets using a $50 interface and a $100 microphone. “The industry has changed, and you don’t necessarily need a quote, unquote, studio,” he said. “The untrained ear wouldn’t be able to tell if I did (recordings) in my room or in some studio in L.A.” While Restani said he could create quality music out of his home, he realized that a home studio required more work and didn’t project a professional image. He recently decided to move into a location on Wall Street, investing more than $15,000 in recording equipment. To differentiate his studio from others, Restani also builds websites for artists and integrates their music. “It’s not just music anymore,” he said. “It’s all come together and it’s media.”

He said it is important for artists to connect with their fans though Facebook, YouTube, SoundCloud and live stream networks. But many artists struggle with incorporating media into their business, he said, because they would rather focus on their music. The Sound Garden wants to give them both, quality recording services and an outlet to the Internet, Schouw said. “The community is really confused about what we do,” he said. “They’re used to playing in bars … . They’re a little slow on picking up on the space and what they can really do in here … .” Along with offering traditional recording services and a venue for bands to practice and perform, The Sound Garden will stream musicians’ performances, rehearsals or recording sessions live over the Internet for $6. “We shoot video just like anybody shoots a video, but then we run it though some processing that allows us to upload it into the Internet at a really high rate of speed, “ Schouw said.

Some bands use The Sound Garden’s streaming capability to reach out to their fans while they’re on the road. People watching the live stream can comment through a chat window, he said. Bands aren’t necessarily playing for a Bend audience, but for their online audience all over the world. “A lot of artists say, ‘How do I get out of Bend?’” Schouw said. “We can put you in any body’s living room from here to the south of France.” Steven Hartwell, owner of Featherlight Studios in Bend, said new technology not only allows musicians to perform for wider audiences, it also gives artists in various locations the opportunity to record together. They have the ability to do live session work online. “Its like the musical version of teleconferencing,” he said. “It allows people to play in real time with you and other musicians. “I think this is going to be the future of recording, getting people together in virtual domains.”

up so high, and then coming back down. That is one of the things that has caused much uncertainty,” said Gary Adams, vice president of economics and policy analysis for the National Cotton Council of America. “I think a lot of them can adjust more easily to the price level if they have some comfort of knowledge that prices are going to stay at that level.” The rise in commodity prices couldn’t happen without some underpinning in growing demand from big developing nations such as China and Brazil, which both host a rapidly expanding middle class. There have also been global cotton supply disruptions, including devastating flooding in Pakistan and an export ban on cotton from India in 2010. That’s why some experts see supply concerns, rather than financial speculation, as the primary driver of volatile cotton prices. “I think that there is a growing demand, a growing middle

class, particularly in Asia, that’s going to be consuming more and more goods,” said Tracy Linton, a veteran textiles industry executive with GSL Inc. in Tulsa, Okla. “You impact real supply a year at a time based on planting. There is a rising demand globally for cotton and cotton goods.” But there are other complicating factors. One is the rise of index-fund investment, where pension funds and other big institutional investors began viewing commodities as an asset class that often moved in the opposite direction of stocks. Toward the middle of the last decade, these funds began spreading a large amount of money across a range of commodities, from cotton and coffee to oil and natural gas. They took buy-and-hold strategies, rolling over their holdings as contracts expired as if they were holding a stock that they believed would increase in value over time.

Their expectation is that global growth over time will pull up demand for these raw materials and food products. Futures markets, however, aren’t designed to operate like the stock market. Instead, they’re supposed to help buyers and sellers find an equilibrium price. That’s why Heffington and others favor forcing speculators to take actual possession of some cotton. “I think the threat of a real delivery would be a real deterrent for speculation,” he said. Some analysts, such as the advocacy group Better Markets, argue that the influx of money into commodity markets has created a self-fulfilling prophecy of upward prices. In a March filing to the CFTC, which is in the process of finalizing limits for individual speculation in commodity markets, Better Markets said wheat prices had risen almost 80 percent over a 12-month period, heating oil 47 percent and cotton 140 percent.

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18.93 25.70 18.25 12.50 49.17 32.39 20.63 36.36 35.57 24.22 14.64 29.26 10.66 14.00 16.67 13.60 28.33 27.19 16.07 24.20 26.85 47.66 10.08 33.79 12.42 16.56 28.27

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+2.5 +5.3 +5.3 +6.0 +3.0 -6.1 +4.8 -10.6 +0.1 NS +7.3 -2.0 +2.4 +8.2 +5.4 +3.4 -5.3 -0.3 +6.1 -3.1 -4.4 -11.4 +1.1 -11.4 +8.3 +9.5 +7.9

+63.1 +49.9 +44.3 +34.2 +38.4 +38.4 +29.0 +42.2 +53.1 NS +17.7 +48.4 +82.1 +38.1 +49.6 +16.7 +44.4 +41.3 +23.0 +60.8 +52.8 +63.8 +7.6 +78.1 +30.8 +38.7 +44.6

BalanB p CapInBldB p CapWGrB t GrowthB t IncomeB p ICAB t

18.17 49.15 32.18 28.20 16.53 27.05

+.06 +.09 -.07 -.03 +.11 +.14

+4.5 +2.2 -6.8 -2.8 +4.6 -1.1

+41.1 +35.3 +35.2 +45.0 +46.1 +38.1

American Funds A:

American Funds B:

Arbitrage Funds:

Cambiar Funds: OpportInv

16.87 +.04 -5.6

Causeway Intl:

+61.2 LgCapI n 18.38 +.18 +64.9 MidCpII I n 16.70 +.01 +78.6 NewInsightI 20.24 +.04 +74.5 SmallCapI 24.75 +.06 +79.9 StrInI 12.50 +.04 +25.1 Fidelity Advisor T: EqGrT p 54.82 +.34 +27.7 GrOppT 35.94 +.29 +17.6 NwInsghts p 19.74 +.04 +58.1 SmlCapT p 22.73 +.05 StkSelMC 19.36 +.06 12.35 +.03 +66.9 StrInT

Fidelity Freedom:

11.31 -.03 -7.4 +49.8 FF2000 n 63.36 +.19 +3.7 +63.0 FF2010 n FF2010K InsltRlty n 38.30 +.51 +6.5 +92.3 FF2015 n RltyShrs n 58.99 +.77 +6.5 +90.9 FF2015A FF2015K Columbia Class A: Acorn te 27.04 -.78 -1.3 +78.9 FF2020 n AcornIntlA t 34.78 -.21 -10.0 +74.5 FF2020A BldModAgg p 10.16 +.02 +0.6 +49.5 FF2020K DivEqInc A 9.45 +.06 -2.8 +43.1 FF2025 n DivrBd 5.01 +.01 +6.0 +34.0 FF2025A DiviIncoA 13.50 +.15 +7.3 +44.9 FF2025K DivOpptyA 7.93 +.04 +6.8 +61.4 FF2030 n FocusEqA tx 22.00 -.44 -0.4 +51.8 FF2030K HiYldBond 2.71 +.02 +5.0 +85.0 FF2035 n LgCapGrA tx 22.90 +.01 +0.2 +59.1 FF2035A LgCorQA p 5.67 +.05 +6.5 +49.4 FF2035K 21CentryA t 12.19 +.06 -7.5 +35.9 FF2040 n MidCpValA 12.76 +.04 -2.1 +61.9 FF2040K MidCVlOp p 7.24 -.01 -5.6 +62.4 FF2045 n PBModA p 10.48 +.02 +1.9 +47.4 FF2045K SelLgCpGr t 12.37 -.08 -0.7 +87.5 FF2050 n StrtIncA 6.04 +.02 +6.1 +43.3 FF2050K TxExA p 13.54 +.09 +9.7 +33.4 FreeIncK SelComm A 43.73 +.48 -1.7 +86.5 IncomeFd n

Cohen & Steers:

Columbia Class Z: Acorn Z e 27.97 AcornIntl Z 34.93 AcornSel Z 23.74 AcornUSA e 27.49 Bond 9.42 DiviIncomeZ 13.51 FocusEqZ tx 22.49 IntmBdZ n 9.21 IntmTEBd n 10.71 IntEqZ 10.72 IntlValZ 12.76 LgCapGr 12.49 LgCapIdxZ x 24.20 LgCapValZ x 10.53 21CntryZ n 12.48 MarsGrPrZ 20.71 MidCapGr Z e 25.30 MidCpIdxZ 11.09 MdCpVal p 12.78 STIncoZ 9.87 STMunZ 10.53 SmlCapGrZ ne 27.52 SmlCapIdxZ n 16.96 SmCapVal x 41.33 SCValuIIZ 13.29 ValRestr nx 45.21 CRAQlInv np 11.14

CG Cap Mkt Fds:

-.78 -.21 -.02 -.05 +.01 +.15 -.49 +.01 +.08 -.02 +.07 -.07 -.20 +.04 +.05 ... -.97 +.06 +.04 ... +.01 -2.64 +.24 -2.40 +.12 -.37 +.02

-1.0 -9.7 -13.6 -0.7 +6.7 +7.6 -0.2 +6.0 +8.1 -10.1 -7.8 -0.5 +3.7 -5.0 -7.3 +1.3 -0.7 +0.8 -1.9 +1.6 +2.0 -2.2 +2.8 -3.8 -1.4 -5.4 +6.5

Fidelity Invest:

Credit Suisse ABCD: ComdyRetA t

8.25 -.19 -6.2 +33.8

CommRet t

8.32 -.19 -5.9 +35.0

HiDivEqI nr

12.68 +.16 +10.5 +38.4

Glb6040Ins IntlCoreEq n USCoreEq1 n USCoreEq2 n

12.46 9.54 10.83 10.64

+.04 +.02 +.09 +.09

+0.1 -10.8 +1.5 +0.1

+46.2 +48.6 +60.5 +59.9

DrmHiRA DSmCaVal HiIncA x MgdMuni pe StrGovSecA x

31.72 32.99 4.57 9.00 8.98

+.37 +.27 +.01 +.06 -.01

+0.1 -8.7 +3.5 +7.9 +6.9

+41.4 +50.1 +77.5 +33.0 +24.2

Cullen Funds:

DWS Invest A:

DWS Invest Instl: Eqty500IL

143.12 +1.32 +3.8 +50.5

DWS Invest S:

GNMA S x 15.65 GroIncS 16.26 LgCapValS r 17.16 MgdMuni S e 9.01 ShtDurPlusS x 9.17

-.03 +.03 +.08 +.06 -.02

+7.4 +2.3 +1.8 +8.1 +0.3

+23.6 +62.0 +43.3 +33.8 +19.8

32.75 +.21 -2.6 +43.1

Apprec Ariel n

38.81 +.35 -5.1 +93.0 42.56 +.28 -9.7 +89.2


31.45 +.19 -3.3 +39.8

GlbHiInco t GlbHiIncI r IntlEqI r IntlEqA IntlEqIIA t IntlEqII I r TotRet I

9.89 9.49 23.83 23.20 9.95 10.03 13.90

+.03 +.04 -.28 -.28 -.11 -.11 +.02

0.0 +0.3 -19.5 -19.7 -18.3 -18.1 +8.2


33.17 +.21 -2.3 +44.3

Intl IntlInstl IntlValu r IntlValInstl MidCap MidCapVal SmCapVal

20.27 20.43 25.23 25.27 34.26 21.38 16.61

+.01 ... +.12 ... -.23 +.13 +.17

-6.2 +50.2 -6.0 +51.3 -4.3 +54.1 -4.1 +55.0 +2.6 +106.6 +7.7 +83.0 0.0 +75.3

Artisan Funds:

Aston Funds: FairMidCpN M&CGroN

29.83 +.34 -5.2 +98.1 25.02 +.16 +5.2 +48.1

BBH Funds: BdMktN CoreSelN

10.31 ... +0.7 +13.2 15.05 +.11 +6.9 +50.2

BondFund EmgMkts IntmBdFd LrgCapStk MidCapStk x NatlIntMuni e NtlShTrmMu

13.31 9.60 13.02 8.15 11.04 13.59 12.96

AggBdInst ShtTBdInst

10.82 +.01 +7.3 +30.9 9.66 +.01 +2.3 +15.8


51.88 +.31 +6.5

BNY Mellon Funds:

Baird Funds:

+.02 -.18 +.02 +.07 -.38 +.10 +.02

+5.2 -16.1 +3.9 -2.7 -4.5 +7.7 +1.9

+21.2 +78.8 +18.0 +45.0 +69.4 +28.6 +9.5

Baron Fds Instl: Baron Funds:


Asset n Growth Partners p SmallCap

46.56 51.54 19.49 23.13

-.04 +.31 +.05 +.07

+0.5 +6.2 -1.9 +0.9

+65.6 +80.2 +64.1 +77.1

IntDur Ca Mu DivMun NYMun TxMgdIntl IntlPort EmgMkts

14.10 14.71 14.74 14.46 13.08 12.97 26.56

-.01 +.10 +.10 +.08 -.02 -.02 -.50

+6.6 +6.2 +5.9 +5.3 -15.0 -15.1 -17.9

+40.5 +19.1 +18.7 +18.9 +17.9 +16.4 +83.4


13.27 +.05 +3.3 +51.8

BasValA px CapAppr p EqtyDivid x GlbAlA r HlthSciOpp e HiYdInvA InflProBdA NatMuniA TotRetA USOppA

24.00 21.25 17.90 18.80 27.66 7.36 11.54 10.41 11.11 35.53

Bernstein Fds:

Berwyn Funds: BlackRock A:

BlackRock B&C: EquityDivC x GlAlB t GlobAlC t

-.37 +.06 +.04 -.01 -1.28 +.02 -.10 +.06 ... -.09

-1.0 -6.8 +6.6 -0.5 +5.6 +2.8 +11.7 +9.9 +3.5 -7.4

+47.5 +54.6 +46.3 +37.6 +48.8 +93.3 +31.7 +36.6 +36.4 +63.9

17.54 +.06 +5.7 +43.1 18.30 -.02 -1.3 +34.2 17.49 -.02 -1.2 +34.4

BlackRock Fds Blrk: CapAppr p

22.07 +.07 -6.4 +56.7

InflProtBd US Opps BasValI x CoreBond EquityDiv x GlbAlloc r CapAppr p HiYldBond TotRet IntlOppI NatlMuni S&P500 SCapGrI e

11.66 37.54 24.13 9.38 17.93 18.90 22.05 7.36 11.11 30.52 10.41 15.60 23.26

BlackRock Instl:

BlackRock R: GlblAlloc r

-.09 -.09 -.45 ... +.03 -.02 +.07 +.02 ... -.04 +.07 +.14 -.49

+12.1 -7.0 -0.7 +4.4 +6.8 -0.2 -6.5 +3.1 +3.9 -10.9 +10.1 +3.6 +1.6

+33.1 +66.4 +48.8 +34.3 +47.6 +38.6 NS +95.3 +37.8 +44.3 +37.7 +49.6 +77.0

18.18 -.01 -0.7 +36.1

Brandywine Fds:

BlueFd 23.41 +.04 -5.7 +22.8 Brandywine 22.98 +.17 -11.6 +19.4 BrownSmCoIns 45.28 +.56 +5.9 +97.5

Buffalo Funds: SmallCap

25.25 +.28 -1.3 +64.9

FocusFd n Realty n

26.71 +.17 -20.9 -2.9 26.03 +.20 +2.7 +94.0


26.66 +.14 -4.5 +47.6

ConvA p GlbGr&IncI

19.05 -.01 -0.5 +53.4 10.89 -.05 +2.1 +56.1

CGM Funds: CRM Funds:

Calamos Funds:

Footnotes T



Davis Funds Y:

Delaware Invest A: Diver Inc p LtdTrmDvrA

9.32 +.02 +5.9 +47.0 8.84 +.01 +3.0 +21.9


17.02 +.19 +5.9 +25.0

Diamond Hill Fds: EmMkCrEq n 17.89 EmgMktVal 27.50 IntSmVa n 14.26 LargeCo 9.94 STExtQual n 10.80 STMuniBd n 10.33 TAWexUSCr n 8.06 TAUSCorEq2 8.66 TM USSm 22.24 USVectrEq n 10.31 USLgVa n 19.19 USLgVa3 n 14.69 US Micro n 13.32 US TgdVal 15.51 US Small n 20.71 US SmVal 23.61 IntlSmCo n 14.59 GlbEqInst 12.42 EmgMktSCp n 18.88 EmgMkt n 25.67 Fixd n 10.34 ST Govt n 11.03 IntGvFxIn n 13.03 IntlREst 4.69 IntVa n 15.29 IntVa3 n 14.31 InflProSecs 12.41 Glb5FxInc 11.22 LrgCapInt n 17.37 TM USTgtV 20.18 TM IntlValue 12.57 TMMktwdeV 14.38 TMUSEq 13.55 2YGlFxd n 10.22 DFARlEst n 22.49

-.23 -.47 +.02 +.09 +.02 +.02 -.02 +.07 +.29 +.09 +.04 +.03 +.19 +.15 +.28 +.32 +.01 +.06 -.16 -.33 ... +.02 +.01 -.06 +.04 +.04 -.08 +.04 +.03 +.21 +.04 +.05 +.11 ... +.33

-15.2 +100.4 -19.5 +97.1 -11.9 +51.1 +3.8 +50.8 +2.8 NS +2.1 +7.9 -12.5 +58.0 +0.2 +59.5 -0.8 +68.4 -2.2 +62.9 -0.4 +56.7 -0.3 +57.2 -0.7 +74.7 -4.1 +71.3 -0.7 +84.8 -5.0 +73.3 -9.9 +66.1 -4.3 +58.2 -17.5 +131.8 -11.9 +91.0 +0.7 +4.8 +3.5 +10.9 +8.4 +18.1 -3.3 +65.9 -12.7 +40.8 -12.5 +41.5 +14.7 +38.2 +4.1 +15.7 -8.7 +37.6 -3.4 +68.6 -12.2 +38.5 -0.5 +60.4 +3.1 +50.8 +0.9 +5.6 +9.3 +94.3

Balanced n GblStock IncomeFd Intl Stk Stock

+.52 +.06 +.02 +.10 +1.04

-0.3 -8.9 +4.3 -12.5 -2.3

+47.0 +57.8 +35.5 +52.4 +46.9


11.10 +.03 +9.4 11.09 +.03 +9.1


Aprec BasicS&P BondMktInv p CalAMTMuZ Dreyfus DreyMid r Drey500In t IntmTIncA Interm nr IntlStkI MunBd r NY Tax nr OppMCVal A SmlCpStk r DreihsAcInc

40.74 25.75 10.91 14.68 8.56 27.43 35.05 13.55 13.94 12.58 11.39 15.00 32.06 20.54 10.10


7.84 +.04 +8.8 +26.4 43.07 -.46 -13.6 +84.0


67.56 7.97 13.32 30.70 101.70

DoubleLine Funds: Dreyfus:

Dupree Mutual: Eaton Vance A:

GblMacAbR p 9.90 FloatRate 9.09 IncBosA 5.63 LgCpVal 17.08 NatlMunInc 9.34 Strat Income Cl A7.95 TMG1.1 24.06

Eaton Vance C: NatlMunInc StrIncC t

FMI Funds:

... ... +.03 +.17 +.13 ... +.27

+0.1 +2.6 +4.4 -3.2 +9.2 +2.0 +2.9

16.22 8.80 9.89 5.63 17.13 13.22 11.80

+.16 +.01 ... +.02 +.16 -.14 +.11

+8.3 +2.9 +0.4 +4.7 -2.9 -14.7 +4.3

+93.9 +61.4 +17.8 +97.2 +25.9 +79.9 +56.5

23.99 +.13 +5.5 +83.8 15.42 +.19 +4.3 +49.1

Capit NewInc FPACres n Fairholme

42.67 10.75 27.27 25.34

KaufmA pe MuniUltshA StrValDiv p TtlRtBd p

4.71 -.09 -10.0 +42.0 10.04 ... +1.6 +6.0 4.73 +.06 +14.0 +42.6 11.33 +.01 +5.4 +29.7

FPA Funds:

Federated A:

KaufmanR e MunULA p TotRetBond StaValDivIS


p F

-.29 +.01 +.07 +.15

+6.3 +105.5 +2.4 +8.9 +4.6 +51.1 -24.6 +31.3

4.72 -.08 -10.0 +42.3 10.04 ... +1.2 +4.5 11.33 +.01 +6.0 +31.8 4.74 +.05 +13.9 +43.5

Fidelity Advisor A: R

+16.8 +59.9 +95.7 +24.9 +61.9 +38.9 +42.9

CommonStk LargeCap p

Federated Instl:

P n

+51.8 +50.4 +20.7 +30.9 +47.1 +81.8 +49.0 +39.6 +26.8 +53.2 +31.7 +31.5 +99.5 +71.3 +22.9

MidCapI Svc e 20.23 -.82 +0.3 +81.6 TRGvBdSvc 11.83 ... +6.7 +12.9 TtlRtnBdSvc 11.33 +.01 +5.7 +30.7


FltRateA r FF2030A p LevCoStA px MidCpIIA p NwInsghts p SmallCapA p StrInA TotalBdA r

m m




+8.7 +3.8 +6.9 +9.4 -1.7 +0.4 +3.5 +6.9 +8.4 -6.3 +8.5 +8.0 -3.6 +2.8 -5.4

9.34 +.13 +8.4 +58.4 7.50 -.01 +1.2 +35.5

Eaton Vance I: AtlCapSMID FltgRt GblMacAbR IncBost LgCapVal ParStEmMkt EdgwdGInst n

+.43 +.23 ... +.13 +.08 +.14 +.32 +.02 +.12 -.12 +.09 +.10 +.19 +.28 +.04

Federated Funds:



Davis Funds C:

Dimensional Fds:

9.66 11.78 30.47 16.46 20.01 23.58 12.36 10.92

+.01 +.03 -.28 ... +.05 +.05 +.04 ...

Fidelity Advisor C:

NwInsghts tn 18.98 +.04 +0.2 StratIncC nt 12.33 +.03 +3.8

Fidelity Advisor I: m

+1.6 -0.9 -7.3 -7.7 +0.9 -2.7 +4.6 +6.6

EqGrI n FltRateI n GroIncI x

58.85 +.37 +4.5 9.64 +.01 +1.9 17.10 -.09 +2.6

36.43 44.62 31.36 36.64 36.63 11.72

+.22 +.41 -.02 +.32 +.31 -.01

-0.9 +3.8 -8.8 +3.1 +3.0 NS

+79.9 +50.7 +34.6 NS +56.0 NS

+3.9 +5.1 +0.6 -2.9 -4.0 +4.6

+61.1 +92.5 +53.0 +47.7 +84.3 +55.6

Fidelity Spart Adv: ExtMktAdv r 500IdxAdv IntlAdv r TotlMktAdv r USBond I

36.44 44.62 31.36 36.64 11.72

+.22 +.41 -.03 +.31 -.01

-0.9 +3.9 -8.8 +3.1 NS

+2.8 +1.3 +1.4 +1.3 +1.2 +1.4 +0.5 +0.6 +0.6 -0.5 -0.5 -0.4 -1.1 -0.9 -2.3 -2.1 -2.2 -2.4 -2.2 -2.7 -2.6 -3.1 -3.0 +2.8 +2.8

+30.8 +43.9 NS +45.2 +45.8 NS +49.3 +50.4 NS +50.2 +51.5 NS +50.5 NS +49.7 +51.8 NS +50.4 NS +50.7 NS +50.7 NS NS +30.1

GlobalA OverseasA SoGenGold p US ValuA t

46.50 21.69 33.36 17.20

-.07 -.18 -.42 +.07

+2.2 +52.4 -1.9 +47.3 +0.3 +123.9 +6.5 +52.5

First Eagle:

Forum Funds: AbsolStratI r



Frank/Temp Frnk A: AdjUS p AZ TFA p BalInv p CAHYBd p CalInsA p CalTFrA p EqIncA p FedInterm p FedTxFrA p FlexCapGrA FlRtDA p FL TFA p FoundFAl p GoldPrM A GrowthA p HY TFA p HiIncoA IncoSerA p InsTFA p MichTFA p MO TFA p NatResA p NJTFA p NY TFA p NC TFA p OhioITFA p ORTFA p PA TFA p RisDivA p SMCpGrA StratInc p TotlRtnA p USGovA p UtilitiesA p

8.84 10.94 44.31 9.66 12.28 7.06 16.63 12.14 12.07 47.62 8.83 11.62 10.06 40.25 44.97 10.20 1.92 2.07 12.05 12.01 12.27 36.66 12.22 11.75 12.43 12.60 12.12 10.49 34.44 36.57 10.12 10.23 6.91 12.85

... +.08 +.41 +.08 +.13 +.06 +.12 +.13 +.09 +.21 +.01 +.07 +.05 -.51 +.23 +.06 +.01 +.01 +.08 +.03 +.08 -.22 +.08 +.08 +.09 +.08 +.09 +.07 +.35 +.09 +.02 -.01 +.01 +.05

Frank/Tmp Frnk Adv:

+80.2 +50.8 +34.8 +56.1 NS

+2.3 +28.2 +1.5 +7.7 +9.2 +34.2 -3.9 +49.1 +12.2 +51.6 +10.4 +32.7 +9.3 +36.2 +2.9 +51.1 +9.2 +30.3 +10.3 +36.0 -0.3 +59.2 +1.3 +41.7 +8.6 +31.1 NA NA -14.9 +174.3 +3.1 +62.1 +10.3 +48.2 +4.5 +84.2 +3.3 +67.5 +9.7 +32.9 +8.3 +26.6 +9.8 +34.1 -3.9 +111.1 +9.4 +33.7 +8.5 +32.5 +9.4 +37.7 +9.0 +27.5 +9.4 +32.9 +9.8 +35.3 +7.8 +54.2 -0.8 +87.2 +3.2 +48.8 +5.4 +37.7 +6.7 +19.5 +17.2 +45.6

1 yr 3 yr NAV Chg %rt %rt Name

Bond CapAppInst n HiYBdInst r IntlInv t IntlAdmin p IntlGr nr Intl nr

12.17 37.96 10.81 54.18 54.39 10.83 54.87

+.04 +.14 +.07 +.09 +.09 -.03 +.10

EmgMkts r IntlEqty

43.52 -.30 NA 13.82 -.02 NA

CapAppA p Chks&Bal p DivGthA p EqtyInc t FltRateA px MidCapA p

29.88 9.15 18.75 13.19 8.57 17.71

CapAppC t FltRateC tx

26.34 +.18 -12.6 +40.9 8.56 -.01 +1.1 +54.6

Harding Loevner: Hartford Fds A:

+.21 +.06 +.23 +.18 -.01 -.02

Hartford Fds C:

+3.1 +3.5 +4.4 -7.1 -7.0 -10.5 -6.8

-12.0 -1.1 +2.0 +7.3 +1.8 -5.4

+30.4 +67.3 +59.1 +49.4 +50.0 +46.7 +51.1 NA NA +44.0 +41.4 +44.6 +44.6 +58.0 +55.7

Hartford Fds I: DivGthI n

18.70 +.23 +2.4 +45.9

CapAppY n CapAppI n DivGrowthY n FltRateI x TotRetBdY nx

32.55 29.95 19.03 8.58 10.83

Hartford Fds Y:

Hartford HLS IA : CapApp Div&Grwth GrwthOpp Advisers Stock IntlOpp MidCap TotalRetBd USGovSecs

38.10 19.50 24.33 19.41 40.18 10.88 24.03 11.53 10.64

Hartford HLS IB:

+.23 +.21 +.23 ... +.01 +.21 +.25 -.05 +.16 +.49 -.04 -.03 +.01 +.01

-11.6 -11.8 +2.5 +2.2 +6.4 -8.2 +2.5 -3.9 +2.7 +0.4 -11.1 -5.1 +6.7 +4.4

+45.9 +45.1 +46.5 +59.3 +32.1 +58.3 +47.3 +48.9 +51.9 +63.9 +42.5 +58.0 +34.6 +13.1

CapApprec p 37.69 +.20 -8.4 +57.1

Heartland Fds:

ValueInv 41.20 +.10 -1.3 +77.6 ValPlusInv p 28.12 +.05 -3.2 +58.3

Henderson Glbl Fds: IntlOppA p

18.51 -.07 -11.3 +32.5

Hotchkis & Wiley: MidCpVal

21.70 -.02 -5.9 +99.0

StrTotRet r StrGrowth ICM SmlCo

12.44 -.01 +4.8 +24.5 12.69 -.05 +1.1 +2.7 28.68 +.30 -3.1 +67.3

GlbR E p


Hussman Funds:

ING Funds Cl A: IVA Funds:


-2.6 +57.8

1 yr 3 yr NAV Chg %rt %rt Name

Twenty T

61.82 +.69 -4.7 +50.9

Jensen Funds:

QualGrowth I 26.75 +.27 +2.2 +48.0 QualityGrthJ 26.73 +.27 +1.9 +46.6

John Hancock A: BondA p LgCpEqA StrIncA p

15.40 +.01 +5.2 +53.5 24.00 +.12 -5.1 +50.4 6.41 +.02 +3.3 +53.5

LSAggress LSBalance LS Conserv LSGrowth LS Moder

11.59 12.50 12.79 12.30 12.49

SmCpValA p LSV ValEq n

23.57 +.13 -3.1 +54.6 13.20 +.15 -0.7 +40.7

IntlMsterS r

16.92 -.07 -9.6 +69.1


18.30 -.34 -13.1 +86.9

John Hancock Cl 1:

+.03 +.04 +.02 +.04 +.03

Keeley Funds:

-3.7 -0.4 +3.6 -2.4 +2.2

+56.8 +55.1 +44.7 +55.5 +51.8

Laudus Funds: Lazard Instl:

Lazard Open:

EmgMktOp p 18.65 -.34 -13.4 +84.9

Legg Mason A:

CBEqBldrA 13.07 CBAggGr pe 110.53 CBAppr p 13.90 CBFdAllCV A 12.75 WAIntTmMu 6.51 WAMgMuA p 16.11

Legg Mason C:

+.11 -2.33 +.12 +.12 +.05 +.10

+7.3 +4.7 +3.4 -4.2 +8.8 +10.9

+52.9 +78.7 +41.1 +42.0 +28.5 +42.5


16.13 +.11 +10.4 +40.2 37.46 +.62 -3.0 +49.5

Intl I

12.99 -.10 -11.8 +46.3

Partners Intl n SmCap

26.82 +.15 0.0 +87.8 12.38 -.12 -16.8 +25.4 25.08 +.10 +3.1 +91.3

GlbBdR t LSBondI LSGlblBdI StrInc C LSBondR StrIncA ValueY n

16.54 14.07 16.69 14.60 14.01 14.52 17.90

+.06 +.07 +.05 +.08 +.06 +.08 +.17

+5.1 +4.7 +5.4 +3.7 +4.4 +4.5 -1.3

+44.2 +74.2 +45.6 +73.4 +72.6 +77.2 +34.7

InvGrBdA p InvGrBdC p InvGrBdY LSFxdInc

12.11 12.02 12.11 14.01

+.03 +.03 +.03 +.08

+5.3 +4.6 +5.6 +4.6

+55.3 +52.0 +56.5 +68.9



Litman Gregory Fds: Longleaf Partners:

Loomis Sayles:

Loomis Sayles Inv:

Lord Abbett A: FloatRt p

+1.6 +45.5

1 yr 3 yr NAV Chg %rt %rt Name


20.06 +.16 -0.4 +42.0

Nationwide Instl:

IntIdx I n 6.53 +.02 -8.9 +34.5 NwBdIdxI n 11.72 +.01 +7.1 +22.6 S&P500Instl n 10.57 +.09 +3.6 +50.2

Nationwide Serv: IDModAgg IDMod

8.89 +.05 -0.1 +43.5 9.31 +.04 +1.4 +36.3

Neuberger&Berm Inv:

1 yr 3 yr NAV Chg %rt %rt Name

ShortTrmA pe 9.67 -.09 -0.1 +12.7 TotRtA 10.84 +.02 +3.3 +30.4

PIMCO Funds C: AllAstAut t AllAssetC t CommRR pe LwDurC nte RealRetC pe TotRtC t

10.34 11.70 7.18 10.33 11.75 10.84

-.07 -.05 -.36 +.02 -.49 +.02

+2.4 +2.2 -1.5 +1.2 +10.6 +2.6

+39.2 +45.8 +76.7 +21.3 +43.3 +27.5

CommodRR pe 7.37 LowDurat pe 10.33 RealRtn pe 11.75 TotlRtn p 10.84

-.37 +.02 -.49 +.02

-0.9 +1.6 +11.2 +3.4

+80.4 +23.0 +45.6 +30.9

AstAllAuthP 10.51 CommdtyRR e 7.48 EmgLocalP 10.26 LowDurP e 10.33 RealRtnP e 11.75 TotRtnP 10.84

-.07 -.37 -.07 +.02 -.49 +.02

+3.6 -0.4 +2.6 +1.8 +11.5 +3.6

+44.4 +82.7 +61.9 +23.7 +47.0 +31.7

Genesis n GenesInstl Guardn n Partner n

35.19 48.76 14.39 25.01

+69.3 +70.3 +58.8 +72.6

PIMCO Funds D:

Genesis n

50.41 +.02 +9.0 +68.9

PIMCO Funds P:

Nichol n

45.25 +.32 +5.4 +77.5

BondIdx EmgMEqIdx FixIn n HiYFxInc n IntTaxEx n IntlEqIdx r MMEmMkt r MMIntlEq r MMMidCap ShIntTaxFr SmlCapVal n StockIdx n TxExpt n

10.92 10.69 10.50 6.99 10.62 9.40 19.51 8.65 11.46 10.66 15.00 15.61 10.71

+.02 +.02 +.03 +.08

Neuberger&Berm Tr:

+9.1 +9.3 -1.9 -7.0

Nicholas Group: Northern Funds:

Nuveen Cl A:

+.01 -.16 +.01 +.04 +.09 +.03 -.20 -.04 +.07 +.04 +.21 +.14 +.09



HYldMuBd px 14.98 +.12 +8.6 +57.4 TWValOpp 34.03 ... -0.8 +102.0 LtdMBA px 11.12 +.05 +5.2 +18.1

Nuveen Cl C:

HYMunBd tx 14.97 +.13 +8.1 +54.8

Nuveen Cl R:

IntmDurMuBd x 9.11 HYMuniBd x 14.98 LtdTermR x 11.06 TWValOpp 34.21

+.04 +.13 +.05 +.01

Nuveen Cl Y:

+6.6 +27.3 +8.9 +58.2 +5.4 +18.9 -0.5 +103.6


18.48 +.26 +8.4 +95.6

EqtyInc r GlobalI r Intl I r IntlSmCp r Oakmark Select

27.97 20.23 17.03 12.14 42.27 28.39

GlobOpp GlbSMdCap

7.06 ... -5.8 +37.5 14.08 -.04 -4.6 +55.9

Oakmark Funds I:

+.11 ... +.09 -.07 +.56 +.27

Old Westbury Fds:

+3.0 -8.1 -11.0 -12.4 +3.1 +3.4

+35.4 +51.2 +63.4 +86.2 +72.0 +90.4

Parnassus Funds: EqtyInco n

26.20 +.16 +4.3 +49.4


22.01 -.02 +0.9 +38.9

Pax World:

Paydenfunds: HiInc

6.96 +.05 +3.8 +62.8

Perm Port Funds: Permanent x

47.25 -.92 +7.3 +59.7

Pioneer Funds A: CullenVal HighYldA p PionFdA p StratIncA p ValueA p

17.16 9.45 38.98 10.63 10.89

PioneerFdY StratIncC t

39.13 +.29 -1.6 +43.1 10.40 +.02 +2.8 +50.2

CullenVal Y GlbHiYld StratIncY p

17.27 +.08 -2.9 +28.3 9.40 +.03 -1.4 +91.7 10.63 +.02 +3.8 +54.7

BlChipGr n EqtyInc n Growth pn HiYld n MidCapGro n R2020A p R2030Adv np R2040A pn SmCpValA n TF Income pn

39.07 22.89 31.97 6.43 57.02 16.19 16.79 16.81 35.80 10.04

Pioneer Funds C:

+.08 +.03 +.29 +.02 +.11

-3.2 -1.1 -2.0 +3.5 -1.5

+26.8 +87.4 +41.2 +53.4 +31.8

Pioneer Fds Y:

Price Funds Adv:

+.05 +.21 +.05 +.04 +.02 +.05 +.05 +.04 +.56 +.06

Price Funds R Cl:

+3.0 +0.9 +0.6 +2.7 +0.5 +0.7 -0.5 -1.1 +2.2 +7.9

+73.4 +42.9 +71.9 +82.0 +95.6 +57.4 +62.0 +62.8 +66.3 +31.6

Mtn High Coins

U S Silver Coins


ON Beaut fu D AM 5 1/

D mes $$ % 1000 Quar ers TO $$ P U Ha ves $$ 40% ha ves 1965–1970 $$ Do ars $$ p

n dod mo o

W p

do d

nd un nd o

Top p ces pa d o Co n Co ec ons Ce fied Co ns nves men Po o os and Accumu a ons Membe s o he P o ess ona Num sma c Gu d and L e Membe o he Ame can Num sma c Assoc a on


1/4 1/3 1/2 2/3


$75 $125 $175 $275 $375

19.34 +.07 +3.3 +68.5 29.19 +.04 +4.8 +83.6 21.10 +.05 +1.5 +87.9

AABalA p AAGthA p CATxA p DvrInA p EqInA p GeoBalA GrInA p GlblHlthA HiYdA p IntlEq p InvA px MultiCpGr NYTxA p TxExA p TFHYA USGvA p VoyA p

10.70 11.81 7.90 7.32 15.04 11.94 12.76 43.37 7.30 17.25 12.63 48.92 8.61 8.63 11.75 14.16 20.38

CoreEqVIP EmgMktA RSNatRes np RSPartners

34.63 ... -6.5 +36.5 21.79 -.23 -15.9 +101.1 36.17 -.36 -0.5 +95.4 30.95 +.18 -3.3 +87.1

SmMCap SmMCpInst

32.34 +.01 +0.6 +73.0 33.21 +.01 +0.9 +74.3

GScUltShBdI HighYldI IntmBondI LgCpValEqI MdCValEqI SmCpValI

10.11 9.36 10.77 12.36 10.84 13.15

... +.05 +.01 +.11 +.04 +.14

+1.6 +2.9 +5.9 -0.1 -5.1 -2.2

LowPrSkSvc rx 14.72 MicroCapI nx 14.81 OpptyI re 10.32 PennMuI rnx 10.91 PremierI nrx 18.81 SpeclEqInv rx 19.93 TotRetI rx 12.70 ValuSvc tx 11.18 ValPlusSvc x 12.21

-1.32 -.87 -.01 -.29 -1.61 -.92 -.05 -.66 -.01

-9.9 +100.9 -7.6 +97.2 -10.4 +98.4 -0.8 +74.9 +3.7 +81.4 +2.2 +61.6 -0.1 +62.4 -3.2 +86.3 -6.7 +67.2

EmerMkts GlobEq IntlDevMkt RESec StratBd USCoreEq USQuan

17.54 8.22 27.85 32.59 10.94 27.08 29.65

-.22 +.02 ... +.02 +.01 +.20 +.17

-13.4 -5.2 -10.3 -4.8 +5.0 -0.3 +6.1

StratBd USCoreEq

10.81 +.02 +5.2 +41.5 27.08 +.20 -0.3 +49.8

BalStrat p

10.08 +.01 -0.9 +45.9

Putnam Funds A:

RS Funds:

We Pay Top P ces Fo Go d S ve and P a num ems 9K 10K 14K Den a 18K 22K 24K Any Cond on New Used And Damaged Go d Nugge s P a num O d Se ngs C ass R ngs Go d Pens Den a Go d B oken Jewe y B ace e s Meda s S ve Ba s O d Wa ch Cases M sce aneous Jewe y

Pocket Watches /Wr st Watches

Estate Jewe ry & D amonds A o de ewe y wan ed n go d s ve & p a num

South of the underpass 185 SE 3rd Street Bend FdTF Adv GlbBdAdv n GrAdv t HY TF Adv IncomeAdv TGlbTRAdv TtlRtAdv USGovAdv p

12.08 12.77 44.97 10.23 2.06 12.53 10.25 6.93

+.10 -.04 +.23 +.06 +.02 -.02 ... +.01

Frank/Temp Frnk C:

+10.5 -0.5 +3.3 +10.3 +3.4 +0.8 +5.7 +6.8

+.06 +.10 +.05 +.07 +.01 +.35 +.02 +.01

+8.7 +9.8 NA +9.7 +2.7 +7.0 +2.8 +6.2

+36.5 +35.3 +63.3 +48.8 +67.7 +48.2 +38.8 +20.1

CalTFC t FdTxFC t FoundFAl p HY TFC t IncomeC t RisDvC t StratIncC p USGovC t

7.05 12.07 9.90 10.35 2.09 34.04 10.12 6.87

BeaconA SharesA

11.71 +.08 -0.7 +40.8 19.85 +.15 -0.7 +40.8

SharesC t

19.55 +.15 -1.3 +37.9

DevMktA p ForeignA p GlBondA p GrowthA px WorldA p

21.88 6.27 12.81 16.45 14.16

FlexCpGr FrgnAv GrthAv x

48.46 +.21 0.0 +60.4 6.22 -.04 -8.1 +54.3 16.44 -.44 -3.3 +38.7

GlBdC p

12.83 -.04 -1.0 +32.8

Frank/Temp Mtl A&B:

+34.0 +33.8 NA +46.0 +64.2 +50.8 +47.0 +17.8

Frank/Temp Mtl C:

Frank/Temp Temp A: -.31 -.05 -.04 -.40 -.03

-10.9 -8.4 -0.6 -3.5 -2.3

Frank/Temp Tmp Adv:

+81.6 +53.0 +34.5 +37.6 +42.3

Frank/Temp Tmp B&C: Franklin Mutual Ser: QuestA

16.69 +.11 -1.2 +30.2

TgtModA p

13.81 -.09 NA

S&S Income n S&S PM n TaxEx Trusts n

11.71 39.55 11.89 42.25

IntlEq n SmCpEqI

9.85 -.09 -12.3 +23.0 15.28 +.15 +6.5 +83.7

TRFd1 TRFd3 p

15.99 +.02 -1.1 +33.8 15.92 +.02 -1.3 +32.9

ShtDurColl r USTreas

6.61 -.01 NE 25.01 ... +0.1


EmergMkt r

11.58 -.22 -12.3


Franklin Templ: GE Elfun S&S:

GE Instl Funds:

+.02 +.21 +.08 +.33

+7.8 +0.2 +9.1 +3.1

NA +28.5 +50.0 +32.6 +59.9

GE Investments: GMO Trust:

GMO Trust II:

GMO Trust III: EmgMk r IntlIntrVal Quality

11.61 -.22 -12.2 +87.5 19.53 +.12 -7.4 +25.2 22.05 +.31 +13.1 +44.5

GMO Trust IV: EmgCnDt x EmerMkt IntlCoreEq IntlGrEq IntlIntrVal Quality

8.75 11.53 26.41 21.30 19.53 22.06

-.76 -.22 +.15 +.08 +.13 +.31

NA -12.2 -6.1 -5.6 -7.3 +13.2

NA +87.7 +33.7 +39.9 +25.4 +44.7

EmgMkts r FlexEqVI IntlCoreEq Quality StrFixInco USCoreEq

11.55 17.26 26.40 22.05 17.03 12.24

-.21 +.16 +.16 +.31 +.01 +.14

-12.1 -5.4 -6.0 +13.2 NA +9.7

+88.5 NS +33.9 +44.9 NA +47.8

Asset EqInc p SmCapG n Util A p Util C t

48.72 20.36 31.74 6.05 5.34

+.25 +.16 +.16 +.01 +.01

+1.5 +3.3 -2.7 +8.6 +7.7

+67.2 +57.2 +66.1 +46.0 +42.8


26.23 +.08 +2.5 +18.1

GMO Trust VI:

Gabelli Funds:

Gateway Funds:

Goldman Sachs A:

GrthOppsA e 20.88 -1.29 -1.8 +92.4 MidCapVA px 33.32 -.23 -4.1 +62.5 ShtDuGvA 10.28 +.01 +1.0 +8.3

Goldman Sachs Inst: CoreFxc GrthOppt e HiYield HYMuni n MidCapVal x SD Gov ShrtDurTF n SmCapVal x StructIntl n

10.27 22.32 6.89 8.43 33.53 10.25 10.57 40.37 9.00

+.01 -1.28 +.03 +.05 -.38 +.01 +.03 -.36 +.03

BalAllo GS4 GrEqGS4 IntlEqGS4

12.24 +.03 NA NA 18.96 +.05 +1.0 +65.9 11.79 -.07 -10.4 +40.4

GuideStone Funds:

Harbor Funds:

+7.2 -1.3 +2.4 +8.2 -3.7 +1.3 +3.1 +2.5 -12.4

+38.1 +94.8 +84.4 +42.0 +64.4 +9.4 +12.5 +73.3 +28.6

Intl I r WorldwideA t WorldwideC t Worldwide I r

16.04 16.55 16.35 16.58

+.01 +.02 +.02 +.02

+1.6 +0.3 -0.5 +0.5

+50.3 +53.6 +50.0 +54.6

IntlGrow x

25.86 -.54 NA


DivrsDiv px

11.69 -.14 NA


Invesco Fds Instl:

Invesco Fds Invest: Invesco Funds A: BalRiskA Chart px CmstkA x Constl p DevMkt px DivrsDiv px EqtyIncA GlbCoreEq px GrIncA p HYMuA IntlGrow x MidCpCEq p MidCGth p MuniInA RealEst p SmCpValA t TF IntA p USGovFd

12.23 16.18 15.13 21.77 28.96 11.70 8.18 11.67 18.12 9.35 25.56 21.64 27.07 13.24 21.58 16.21 11.60 9.30

NA NA NA -5.4 NA NA NA NA NA +9.5 NA NA NA +8.9 NA NA +7.3 +6.8

NS NA NA +36.4 NA NA NA NA NA +47.0 NA NA NA +40.9 NA NA +24.6 +14.1

8.03 -.02 NA


Invesco Funds B: EqIncB

... -.02 +.08 -.06 -.97 -.13 -.02 -.05 -.08 +.07 -.41 -.36 -.66 +.10 -.11 -.29 +.07 ...

Invesco Funds C: EqIncC

8.06 -.02 NA

Invesco Funds P:


SummitP px

11.46 +.02 NA

AssetSC tx AssetStrA px AssetStrY px AssetStrI rx GlNatRsA p GlNatResI t HighIncoA pe LgCapGrA p LtdTrmA pe

22.46 23.10 23.14 23.29 17.62 18.03 7.93 13.38 11.11

-.47 -.65 -.66 -.71 -.47 -.47 -.13 +.02 -.04

-4.1 -3.4 -3.5 -3.2 -14.8 -14.4 +6.4 +3.3 +2.6

+32.0 +35.0 +35.1 +36.0 +81.8 +84.1 +86.5 +48.9 +14.1

Core Bond A HighYld p Inv Bal p InvCon p InvGr&InA p InvGrwth p MdCpVal p

11.84 7.72 12.07 11.11 12.55 13.10 23.32

+.01 +.05 +.03 +.02 +.05 +.06 +.09

+6.8 +2.6 +1.2 +2.2 +0.5 -0.8 +3.0

+27.1 +80.3 +39.8 +33.1 +46.6 +48.7 +66.5

Ivy Funds:

JPMorgan A Class:

JPMorgan C Class:


CoreBond pn 11.90 +.02 +6.2 +24.7

JP Morgan Instl:

IntrTaxFr ShDurTxFr ValueOpps p AffiliatdA p FundlEq BalanStratA BondDebA p DevGthA p HYMunBd p ShDurIncoA p MidCapA p RsSmCpA TaxFrA p CapStruct p

10.57 15.80 15.14 10.55 12.18 9.98 7.60 20.36 10.80 4.54 15.87 29.73 10.56 11.51

+.09 +.04 -.01 +.09 +.02 +.04 +.03 +.21 +.06 +.01 +.02 +.23 +.09 +.08

Lord Abbett C:

+8.0 +29.7 +3.0 NS -2.3 +69.7 -5.4 +27.4 -1.5 +52.8 -1.7 +49.0 +4.1 +66.7 +2.3 +119.2 +2.9 +43.1 +3.0 +33.6 -1.1 +64.1 -2.8 +64.5 +8.9 +44.8 +1.3 +47.8

RidgeWorth Funds:

Royce Funds:

Russell Funds S:

BdDbC p 7.62 +.03 +3.4 +63.6 FloatRt p 9.00 ... +0.9 +42.6 ShDurIncoC t 4.57 +.01 +2.3 +30.4

Lord Abbett F: ShtDurInco



Lord Abbett I:

+3.1 +33.7


31.52 +.25 -2.5 +65.9

IntlDiverA MITA MIGA BondA EmGrA GvScA GrAllA IntNwDA x IntlValA ModAllA MuHiA t ResBondA RschA ReschIntA x TotRA UtilA ValueA x

12.42 18.88 15.81 13.38 42.35 10.54 13.71 19.69 24.02 13.33 7.58 10.63 24.89 13.58 14.01 16.69 22.36

EmgGI ResrchBdI n ReInT x ValueI x

44.03 ... +3.1 +67.2 10.64 +.01 +6.3 +42.8 14.00 -.28 -7.0 +42.8 22.45 +.09 +2.4 +40.5

IntlEqty n

16.49 -.06 -6.3 +47.5

MFS Funds A:

-.02 +.10 +.07 +.02 ... +.01 +.02 -.31 +.11 +.01 +.05 +.01 +.13 -.23 +.07 -.09 +.11

MFS Funds I:

-5.8 +0.7 +5.7 +5.8 +2.8 +6.8 +0.5 -5.9 -0.2 +2.4 +9.2 +6.1 +2.1 -7.3 +3.1 +6.3 +2.1

+49.2 +44.9 +71.4 +55.8 +65.8 +18.2 +58.4 +74.6 +41.4 +51.7 +48.5 +42.2 +54.4 +41.5 +36.1 +65.8 +39.5

MFS Funds Instl:

MainStay Funds A: HiYldBdA LgCpGrA pe

5.78 +.03 +5.6 +74.8 6.99 -.16 +2.4 +66.3

MainStay Funds I:

MnStMAP I x 30.69 -.16 -0.3 +52.1 ICAP SelEq x 33.57 +.24 -0.4 +52.9 S&P500Idx x 28.91 -.23 +3.6 +49.5


Oppenheimer A: AMTFrMuA AMTFrNY ActiveAllA CAMuniA p CapAppA p CapIncA p DevMktA px DiscFd pe Equity A x EqIncA px GlobalA p GblAllocA GlblOppA GblStrIncoA Gold p IntlBdA p IntlDivA IntGrow p LtdTrmMu MnStFdA x MainStrOpA p MnStSCpA p RisingDivA x SenFltRtA S&MdCpVlA

6.40 11.33 9.13 7.83 43.58 8.64 29.92 55.81 8.56 22.19 55.97 14.41 27.17 4.07 41.61 6.32 10.62 26.13 14.59 31.93 12.29 19.97 15.78 8.03 29.62

Oppenheimer B:

DevMktC tx GblStrIncoC IntlBondC LtdTmMuC t RisingDivC px SenFltRtC

28.78 -.87 -14.5 +99.4 4.06 ... +1.1 +45.6 6.29 ... +1.0 +25.8 14.53 +.06 +6.5 +32.0 14.24 +.10 +3.9 +38.8 8.04 ... +2.2 +59.5

QOpptyA e

22.61 -2.21 -5.2 +17.6

Oppenheim Quest :

Oppenheimer Roch: LtdNYA p LtdNYC t RoNtMuC t RoMu A p RoMu C p RcNtlMuA

3.30 3.29 6.75 15.81 15.78 6.77

+.01 +.02 +.05 +.16 +.16 +.05

+6.5 +5.7 +8.0 +8.8 +7.9 +9.0

CapApprecY DevMktY x IntlBdY IntlGrowY MainStSCY RisingDivY x ValueY x

45.71 29.56 6.32 26.09 21.04 16.13 20.82

+.32 -1.21 +.01 -.06 +.11 +.09 -.18

+1.9 +63.0 -14.5 +103.2 +2.1 +29.8 -3.8 +61.2 -0.4 +78.9 +5.0 +43.3 -2.5 +53.4

Oppenheimer Y:

CoreBond n 11.84 +.01 +7.2 +28.4 HighYld r 7.74 +.04 +2.9 +81.8 MtgBacked 11.44 +.03 +6.7 +34.2 ShtDurBond 10.99 +.01 +2.1 +12.0

PimcoBond n 10.51 +.01 +4.3 +35.9 TmSqMCpGI n 13.89 -.08 -0.5 +68.5 Bond n 25.88 +.04 +6.3 +60.1

Fixed Inc

ProBConS n 13.11 +.03 +3.2 +25.6 WorldOppA n 7.34 -.09 -12.6 +36.7

PACE Funds P:

JPMorgan R Cl:

JPMorgan Select: MdCpValu SmCap USEquity n USREstate n

23.55 38.03 10.05 15.64

+.09 +.50 +.06 +.24

+3.3 +6.1 +1.3 +7.1

+67.7 +85.7 +54.4 +86.0

AsiaEq n CoreBond n CorePlusBd n EmMkEqSl EqIndx HighYld IntmdTFBd n IntlValSel IntrdAmer LgCapGr MkExpIdx n MtgBckdSl n ShtDurBdSel TxAwRRet n USLCCrPls n

30.05 11.83 8.24 20.98 28.61 7.75 11.22 11.88 22.88 21.89 10.56 11.44 10.99 10.27 20.11

-.64 +.01 +.02 -.07 +.26 +.05 +.08 +.08 +.16 +.08 +.07 +.03 +.01 +.03 +.09

-19.4 +7.0 +6.6 -11.9 +3.8 +2.8 +6.7 -9.4 +1.9 +6.4 +0.5 +6.6 +1.9 +6.4 -0.2

+70.1 +27.7 +38.6 +80.9 +50.3 +81.5 +20.4 +33.4 +53.2 +78.7 +77.7 +33.6 +11.2 +29.9 +55.7


20.45 +.05 +5.0 +33.1

Forty Overseas t

31.55 +.35 -4.1 +48.3 36.68 -.31 -26.2 NS

BalancedT n Contrarian T FlexBondT Grw&IncT n HiYldT r Janus T OverseasT r PerkMCVal T PerkSCVal T ResearchT n ShTmBdT

24.96 12.50 10.61 29.95 8.68 27.85 36.84 22.04 23.19 28.70 3.06

JPMorgan Sel Cls:

James Adv Fds: Janus S Shrs: Janus T Shrs:

+.07 +.04 ... +.18 +.04 +.14 -.31 +.10 +.28 +.08 ...

+1.9 -12.6 +5.8 -0.1 +3.4 -3.1 -26.0 0.0 -1.5 -0.6 +1.7

+41.7 +40.9 +31.3 +56.7 +77.3 +54.5 +66.2 +53.3 +63.0 +80.0 +14.7

Managers Funds:

Manning&Napier Fds:

+13.3 +55.7 +10.7 +63.9 -2.8 +45.6 +11.0 +65.5 +1.5 +61.0 +4.7 +41.2 -14.4 +102.3 +4.4 +82.4 -0.4 +57.3 -4.2 +66.0 -5.8 +57.9 -4.3 +45.9 -7.5 +92.2 +1.8 +48.8 -14.5 +207.3 +1.9 +28.6 -10.9 +65.3 -4.3 +58.7 +7.3 +35.1 +0.8 +54.2 -2.4 +56.6 -0.7 +76.9 +4.8 +41.9 +2.7 +61.8 -4.9 +70.0

Oppenheimer C&M:

Mairs & Power:

71.99 +1.07 +2.2 +47.5

+.05 +.10 +.02 +.06 +.30 +.02 -1.10 -2.35 ... -.07 +.12 -.06 -.08 +.01 -.48 +.01 -.05 -.07 +.06 +.09 +.13 +.09 +.10 ... -.10

RisingDivB x 14.30 +.11 +3.7 +38.0 S&MdCpVlB 25.21 -.09 -5.7 +66.0

IntTxFrIn n 11.21 +.08 +6.8 +20.8 MidCapVal n 23.78 +.09 +3.5 +69.0

Growth n


Optimum Fds Instl:

+33.9 +31.0 +55.8 +69.3 +63.9 +59.5

9.88 +.02 +6.8 +48.3

Osterweis Funds:

OsterweisFd n 25.80 +.09 -2.8 +42.8 StratIncome 11.58 +.03 +3.9 +44.1 LgGrEqtyP LgVEqtyP

18.11 +.03 +1.3 +60.4

Ret2020R p Ret2030R n

16.05 +.05 +0.4 +56.2 16.67 +.04 -0.7 +60.8

Balance n BlueChipG n BdEnhIndx ne CapApr n DivGro n EmMktB n EmMktS n EqInc n EqIdx n GNM ne Growth n GwthIn n HlthSci n HiYld n InstlCpGr n InstHiYld n InstlFltRt n MCEqGr n IntlBd n IntlDis n IntlGr&Inc n IntStk n LatAm n MdTxFr n MediaTl n MidCap n MCapVal n NewAm n N Asia n NewEra n NwHrzn n NewInco ne OverSea SF r PSBal n PSGrow n PSInco n RealEst n R2005 n R2010 n R2015 Retire2020 n R2025 R2030 n R2035 n R2040 n R2045 n Ret Income n SciTch n ST Bd n SmCapStk n SmCapVal n SpecGr SpecIn n SumMuInt n TxFree n TxFrHY n TxFrSI n R2050 n Value n

19.20 39.19 11.45 20.84 23.32 12.90 29.75 22.95 33.95 10.13 32.30 19.97 32.81 6.45 16.42 9.35 9.95 27.67 10.00 38.36 12.07 12.82 44.66 10.64 51.85 58.20 22.44 33.18 17.22 45.59 36.20 9.61 7.65 18.80 22.63 15.94 17.92 11.50 15.45 11.89 16.32 11.86 16.93 11.93 16.95 11.31 13.04 26.71 4.81 34.56 36.09 17.21 12.30 11.61 10.04 10.88 5.65 9.49 22.71

AggGrwth r

16.60 +.07 +2.2 +97.5

+.06 +.06 -.04 +.08 +.18 ... -.37 +.21 +.30 -.01 +.06 +.08 -.15 +.04 ... +.06 +.01 +.02 +.04 -.12 +.04 -.07 +.09 +.07 -.36 +.02 +.05 +.11 -.21 -.58 +.33 -.06 +.02 +.06 +.07 +.04 +.19 +.03 +.04 +.04 +.05 +.03 +.05 +.04 +.05 +.04 +.03 +.05 ... +.31 +.56 +.04 +.04 +.08 +.07 +.06 +.02 +.03 +.17

Primecap Odyssey :

+2.6 +50.6 +3.2 +74.5 +6.8 +24.0 +5.0 +61.9 +5.2 +51.5 +3.7 +68.7 -13.9 +100.7 +1.1 +43.9 +3.6 +49.8 +6.5 +21.7 +0.8 +73.1 +1.6 +53.5 +13.1 +82.7 +3.1 +83.3 +1.2 +85.0 +3.3 +78.0 +2.1 +53.0 +0.8 +101.0 +5.4 +25.6 -9.8 +75.8 -7.7 +46.4 -7.8 +70.0 -17.1 +117.1 +8.3 +34.3 +1.0 +118.5 +0.7 +96.9 -2.4 +67.9 +2.8 +87.7 -9.4 +138.9 -9.1 +68.0 +9.7 +125.8 +5.7 +30.2 -6.4 +50.8 +1.7 +56.6 +0.5 +62.5 +2.3 +46.1 +7.8 +95.8 +2.7 +45.4 +2.2 +50.2 +1.6 +54.9 +1.0 +58.6 +0.2 +61.1 -0.3 +63.2 -0.6 +64.3 -0.8 +64.1 -0.7 +64.3 +2.7 +40.3 +0.9 +105.6 +1.5 +15.2 +2.6 +97.8 +2.4 +67.5 -1.0 +66.3 +4.6 +40.9 +7.4 +25.8 +8.4 +33.0 +9.1 +48.6 +3.9 +15.5 -0.7 +64.1 +0.5 +57.9

+9.2 +70.7 +20.5 +47.8 +83.8 +77.8

+98.2 +52.8 +31.2 +63.3 +41.4 +49.4 +49.7

9.99 +.01 -1.6 +42.7

Rydex Investor: MgdFutStr n

23.95 -.05 -4.9 -19.0

CoreFxInA ne EmMktDbt ne HiYld ne IntMuniA IntlEqA n LgCGroA n LgCValA n S&P500E n TaxMgdLC

11.03 11.09 7.08 11.48 7.71 21.97 15.83 34.59 12.08

EmgMkt SP500 n

18.50 -.33 -14.7 +79.9 20.60 +.19 +3.7 +50.1

CoreEqty DivEqtySel FunUSLInst r IntlSS r 1000Inv rx S&P Sel n SmCapSel TotBond TSM Sel r

16.95 13.32 9.37 14.95 35.29 19.51 19.18 9.53 22.57


28.72 -.02 -8.9 +44.9


29.98 +.14 NA

AmerShsD AmShsS p

39.77 +.24 -1.9 +45.1 39.68 +.24 -2.2 +43.7

SEI Portfolios:

-.08 ... ... +.09 -.05 +.01 +.16 +.31 +.08

Schwab Funds:

+.15 +.14 -.09 -.57 -1.97 -.22 -1.31 +.01 -.24

+7.0 +4.4 +4.1 +7.6 -10.2 +2.5 +1.6 +3.8 +2.2

+3.0 +7.4 +1.8 -8.1 +3.1 +3.9 +0.3 +6.8 +3.3

Selected Funds:


NA +60.1 +37.1 NA +50.8 +54.2 +43.8 +29.7 NA +23.7 +52.8 +59.6 +34.0 +35.6 +51.4 NA +79.0

Russell LfePts C:

Security Funds:

We have great Stocking Stuffers!!

Price Funds:

NA -2.5 +9.8 NA +3.5 +3.5 -2.3 -0.7 NA -13.5 +2.3 -1.7 +8.1 +9.1 +9.0 NA -12.8

Russell LfePts A:

Scout Funds:


LgCapStrat 8.85 +.01 -13.3 +22.3 MuniBond pn 12.17 +.09 +5.2 +22.7 RealReturn 9.68 -.17 -4.4 +35.8

+.06 +.07 +.06 +.02 +.11 +.08 +.11 +.25 +.05 -.07 -.02 ... +.06 +.05 +.06 +.06 +.06

Rainier Inv Mgt:

ComStk A p 31.53 SMGvA p 9.19 SmCoA p 7.95 Sequoia n 145.32

Gold Silver & Platinum


+43.3 +52.3 Fidelity Selects: +90.2 Biotech n 83.23 -.10 +19.7 +52.2 +69.3 ConStaple x 70.31 -1.35 +9.5 +58.0 +54.2 Electr n 45.51 +.20 -5.7 +111.6 +48.8 Energy nx 50.27 -.71 +1.4 +79.7 +55.6 EngSvc n 67.89 -.99 -5.5 +94.3 +41.6 Gold rne 47.11 -1.44 -5.9 +127.0 Health ne 119.53 -11.64 +8.5 +73.7 +50.7 Materials x 62.09 -1.04 -2.8 +120.7 +52.1 MedEqSys nx 24.88 -1.17 -1.3 +48.6 NatRes rnx 32.36 -.60 -1.4 +91.1 87.02 +2.00 +6.8 +105.0 +63.7 Softwr n 90.96 +.88 -4.7 +136.0 +44.4 Tech n +49.7 Fidelity Spartan:

GrowthZ MidCapGrZ SmallCoZ

Sentinel Group:


ems made o so d s ver.

+1.9 +58.1 -4.9 +97.8 -2.1 +32.4 -1.8 NS -10.1 +38.9 -9.9 +39.7 +2.5 +85.7 -5.2 +78.0 -11.2 +56.9 -16.4 +81.3 -3.1 +43.8 -1.9 +37.8 -2.9 +44.6 -1.7 +53.4 +0.5 +45.2 +1.9 +44.6 +0.6 +45.5 +7.7 +24.7 +7.2 +16.5 +3.7 +81.6 +2.3 +44.0 +3.9 NS +3.8 +82.5 -3.2 +67.9 +2.9 +86.8 -6.8 +62.4 +13.2 +33.7 +5.7 +36.6 +5.3 +13.0 +6.8 +22.8 -11.7 +35.2 +7.3 +30.4 +7.5 +38.2 -4.1 +25.2 -9.6 +107.5 -7.2 +90.3 +3.1 +81.8 +3.2 +82.6 -8.8 +49.3 -8.7 +50.0 +8.9 +31.1 +4.1 +51.9 +1.5 +97.7 +1.6 +98.8 +9.2 +32.5 +7.0 +83.7 +4.6 +79.6 +8.3 +31.3 +5.1 +105.0 +5.3 +105.9 +4.7 +41.3 -11.3 +24.5 +2.1 +49.5 +2.3 +50.1 +4.8 +84.8 +9.2 +105.2 -0.3 NS -7.5 NS -7.4 NS -17.7 +77.0 -17.6 NS -6.7 NS -6.3 NS -6.5 NS -14.3 NS -14.1 NS +7.4 NS +3.5 +13.2 +1.9 NS +1.9 +14.7 +2.5 +114.2 -1.2 +89.2 -0.4 +106.0 -13.2 +87.4 -2.1 +77.3 +11.6 +17.9 -1.7 +49.9 0.0 +84.4 +7.2 +72.8 +4.8 +56.7 +9.3 +32.6 +7.0 +43.1 +3.0 +82.6 +7.0 +24.1 +12.5 +45.3 -5.0 +73.0 -3.8 +48.6

nc ed b e sav ngs on Go d D amonds & un que Es a e Jewe y

$ Instant Cash $

Paper Money

+.18 -.20 +.11 +.11 -.11 -.11 -.08 +.11 -.37 -.45 +.20 +.11 +.18 +.11 +.20 +.01 +.13 -.05 -.01 +.49 +.10 +.49 +.49 +.06 +.05 +.01 -.12 ... -.09 +.06 -.08 -.06 ... -.56 +.59 -.26 +.18 +.16 +.45 +.45 +.06 +.05 +.16 +.16 +.09 +.06 +.27 +.09 +.33 +.33 -.07 -.19 +.07 +.07 +.07 +.43 -.76 -.20 -.20 -.90 -.94 -.16 -.17 -.15 -.18 -.20 -.06 +.04 ... +.01 +.17 +.16 +.06 +.21 +.12 ... -.04 +.13 +.10 +.03 +.08 +.01 +.29 -.01 +.16 +.11 +.05

Se ng Go d Jewe ry By We ght!!

We Have Larger S

Sterling Silver

ContraK 68.55 CnvSec x 22.84 DisEq n 21.49 DiscEqF 21.46 DiverIntl n 26.06 DiversIntK r 26.01 DivStkO nx 14.78 DivGth nx 26.14 Emerg Asia r 26.09 EmrgMkt n 21.20 EqutInc nx 40.89 EQII nx 17.08 EqIncK x 40.87 Export n 20.70 FidelFd 31.53 FltRateHi r 9.65 FourInOne n 26.67 GNMA ne 11.83 GovtInc n 10.84 GroCo n 85.87 GroInc x 18.08 GrowCoF 85.95 GrowthCoK 85.93 GrStrat nr 19.19 HighInc rn 8.62 Indepndnce n 22.51 InProBnd 12.92 IntBd n 10.83 IntGov e 10.94 IntmMuni n 10.39 IntlDisc n 28.11 InvGrBd ne 11.64 InvGB n 7.67 LgCapVal nx 10.01 LatAm n 50.17 LevCoStock x 25.11 LowPr rnx 35.98 LowPriStkK rx 35.95 Magellan n 63.79 MagellanK 63.71 MA Muni ne 12.24 MegaCpStk nx 10.06 MidCap n 27.12 MidCapK r 27.13 MuniInc n 12.95 NewMkt nr 15.98 NewMill n 29.93 NY Mun n 13.23 OTC 56.94 OTC K 57.28 100Index x 8.77 Ovrsea n 27.32 Puritan 17.81 PuritanK 17.81 RealEInc r 10.34 RealEst n 26.77 SrAllSecEqF x 11.24 SCmdtyStrt n 9.12 SCmdtyStrF n 9.13 SrsEmrgMkt x 14.70 SrEmgMktF x 14.72 SrsIntGrw x 10.21 SerIntlGrF x 10.23 SrsIntSmCp x 10.70 SrsIntVal x 8.16 SerIntlValF x 8.17 SrsInvGrdF e 11.64 ShtIntMu n 10.79 STBondF 8.49 STBF n 8.50 SmCapDisc n 19.96 SmCpGrth r 15.00 SmCapOpp x 10.48 SmallCapS nr 16.77 SmCapValu r 13.83 SpSTTBInv nr 11.62 StkSlcACap nx 24.51 StkSelSmCap 18.16 StratDivInc 10.90 StratInc n 11.05 TaxFreeB r 11.14 TotalBond n 10.92 Trend n 68.59 USBI n 11.72 Utility n 16.83 Value n 63.20 Wrldwde n 17.53

U S & Fore gn Go d Co ns

S uds n New Fac o y Es a e D amonds ones Ava ab e

u d o on

Rare Co ns & Cert fied Co ns

Buy ng a

Prudential Fds Z&I:

SSgA Funds:


Buy ng 1964 & O der


1 yr 3 yr NAV Chg %rt %rt Name

Russell Instl I:

Local and Family Owned for over 25 Years

Credit Suisse Comm:

DFA Funds:

ExtMktIndInv 500IdxInv n IntlIndxInv TotMkIdxF r TotMktIndInv USBond I

Mutual funds


CoreFxInco e 8.49 -.07 +5.8 +34.3 LgGrw x 14.43 -.04 -0.6 +62.4 LgVal nx 8.61 -.12 +2.7 +46.4


+76.6 +77.9 +12.7 +11.9 +13.7 +14.6 +32.6

... +.01 +.01 +.01 +.02 +.01 +.02 +.02 +.01 +.02 +.02 +.02 +.02 +.02 +.02 +.03 +.03 +.01 +.03 +.02 +.03 +.02 +.03 +.01 ...

+80.3 +70.7 +55.2 +50.1 +56.8

1 yr 3 yr NAV Chg %rt %rt Name

Need Cash for the Holidays?

Arbitrage I n 13.38 +.02 +4.7 +21.5 ArbitrageR p 13.15 +.01 +4.5 +20.6

Artio Global Funds:

12.13 13.51 12.49 11.28 11.40 12.52 13.58 11.80 12.84 11.21 11.27 12.88 13.32 12.99 10.95 11.04 12.98 7.64 13.03 9.02 13.09 8.87 13.09 11.45 11.36

+1.0 -7.4 +1.1 -2.4 +4.8

+80.4 AllSectEq x 11.24 -.74 -0.5 +58.1 15.13 +.02 +1.0 +53.6 +76.4 AMgr50 n +85.3 AMgr70 nr 15.81 +.02 -1.2 +58.9 +76.6 AMgr20 nr 12.89 ... +3.2 +36.6 18.24 +.05 +2.9 +52.5 +27.9 Balanc +46.0 BalancedK 18.24 +.05 +3.1 +53.1 +53.1 BlueChipGr 43.53 +.12 +0.7 +76.6 +39.8 BluChpGrF n 43.63 +.12 +0.9 NS +26.1 BluChpGrK 43.59 +.12 +0.8 +77.6 12.32 +.09 +9.5 +31.7 +36.7 CA Mun n 50.40 -.12 -9.0 +63.7 +22.2 Canada n 25.07 +.28 -0.2 +63.6 +89.0 CapApp n +50.2 CapDevelO x 10.34 -.05 -1.3 +55.2 8.73 +.03 -1.2 +103.9 +33.1 CapInco nr +36.8 ChinaReg r 25.80 -.34 -18.2 +61.2 68.50 +.18 +1.8 +57.5 +55.2 Contra n +93.3 +83.2 +63.2 +17.0 +8.4 +84.8 +71.9 +59.5 +64.1 +68.3 +17.9

Davis Funds A:

Ariel Investments:

1 yr 3 yr NAV Chg %rt %rt Name

Sit Funds: US Gov n

+.28 +3.2 -.02 +1.7 +.04 +4.5 +1.28 +13.1

+44.7 +79.7 +99.6 +26.0 +28.9 +64.4 +38.2 +50.5 +50.5

+40.1 +43.4 +71.5 +34.2 +53.0 +50.5 +81.6 +20.2 +56.1


+53.3 +10.5 +71.0 +56.4

11.27 +.01 +2.6 +16.7

Sound Shore:

SoundShore n 29.80 +.27 -3.2 +40.6

St FarmAssoc: Balan n Gwth n

54.67 +.34 +3.8 +29.0 52.37 +.53 +1.8 +35.2

Sun Capital Adv:

GSShDurItl 10.20 +.01 +0.8 +8.4 IbbotsBalSv p 11.58 +.01 -0.3 +40.7 IbbotsModSv p11.45 +.02 +1.7 +35.2


SmCapVal n

19.42 +.11 +0.7 +65.3

EmMktInc SmlCapGr TotlRetBdI

8.28 +.02 +2.8 +90.1 26.97 +.07 -6.1 +97.0 9.72 +.02 +4.5 +37.9

TotRtBdN p

10.05 +.02 +4.2 +36.7

TCW Funds:

TCW Funds N: TFS Funds:

MktNeutral re 14.26 -.27 -0.9 +29.3

TIAA-CREF Funds: BdIdxInst 10.73 BondInst e 10.44 EqIdxInst x 9.48 Gr&IncInst x 9.17 InfLkdBdInst x 11.95 IntlEqIInst x 14.35 IntlEqInst x 7.57 LgCVl Inst x 12.07 MdCVlRet x 16.26 RealSecInst x 16.32 S&P500IInst x 14.01

+.01 -.25 -.06 -.06 -.13 -.41 -.19 -.09 -.14 -.19 -.20

Templeton Class A:

+7.1 +6.2 +3.0 +5.3 +13.5 -8.7 -20.7 -3.4 -0.5 -0.3 +3.8

NS +23.5 +55.4 +51.9 +33.7 +34.6 +30.7 +48.5 +67.4 +68.6 +50.5


12.52 -.02 +0.6 +47.0


18.09 -.13 -7.6 +35.5

IntlValInst r REValInst r ValueInst

14.51 -.20 -12.1 +37.1 20.39 -.19 -9.7 +54.9 41.14 -.49 -18.0 +35.3

IntValuC t

22.96 -.25 -11.3 +34.3

IntlValA p IncBuildA t IncBuildC p IntlValue I LtdMunA p LtTMuniI ValueI

24.45 17.87 17.87 25.00 14.44 14.44 30.53

LgCapStock MuniBd

21.21 +.11 -2.5 +35.6 11.41 +.09 +8.8 +28.2

Delafield Gold t

27.47 +.27 -4.8 +92.4 79.74 -.09 -6.2 +246.6

Templeton Instit:

Third Avenue Fds:

Thornburg Fds C: Thornburg Fds:

Thrivent Fds A:

-.26 +.08 +.08 -.27 +.06 +.06 +.04

-10.6 +1.2 +0.5 -10.2 +5.6 +5.9 -8.0

+37.3 +62.6 +59.4 +38.9 +20.7 +21.8 +48.7

Tocqueville Fds:

Touchstone Family:

SandsCapGrI 14.57 +.05 +3.0 +123.3 SelGrowth 10.33 +.03 +2.4 +118.9

Transamerica A:

AsAlModGr p 11.42 +.02 NA


AsAlModGr t 11.33 +.02 NA


AsAlMod t


Transamerica C: TA IDEX C:

11.41 +.02 NA

Transamerica Ptrs: InstStkIdx p

8.42 +.07 +3.6 +50.0

Tweedy Browne: GblValue



-4.2 +51.7

AgsvGth n CornstStr n Gr&Inc n HYldOpp n IncStk n Income n IntTerBd n Intl n PrecMM x S&P Idx n S&P Rewrd ShtTBnd n TxEIT nx TxELT nx TxESh n

32.88 21.90 14.62 8.01 12.21 13.05 10.36 22.28 34.51 18.87 18.87 9.14 13.22 13.10 10.77

+.08 +.05 +.10 +.05 +.09 +.02 +.02 -.05 -4.61 +.17 +.17 ... +.08 +.07 +.01

+1.0 +51.1 -1.7 +54.7 -0.5 +54.1 +2.8 +87.6 +5.0 +39.9 +6.4 +39.2 +6.2 +55.9 -6.7 +44.9 -9.0 +182.2 NA NA NA NA +2.4 +22.6 +8.5 +34.9 +10.2 +40.3 +3.8 +15.0

IntlEqty MidCapIdx StockIndex

5.71 -.01 -9.5 +33.1 20.23 +.10 +0.6 +84.6 25.17 +.22 +3.6 +49.6

USAA Group:


16.27 +.17 -0.6 +46.7 Growth r 15.15 +.20 -0.6 +67.4 Van Eck Funds: 46.13 -.65 -8.3 +87.0 Stock r 14.40 +.16 +3.6 +61.9 GlHardA Focus p 17.77 -.10 -0.3 +51.6 PIMCO Admin PIMS: ComdtyRRA e 7.39 -.36 -0.5 +82.0 Principal Inv: InInvGldA 21.66 -.20 -10.8 +193.2 Matthews Asian: RelRetAd pe 11.75 -.49 +11.4 +46.3 Vanguard Admiral: BdMtgInstl 10.59 +.02 +6.3 +45.7 AsiaDivInv rx 12.53 -.09 -7.6 +77.5

Marsico Funds:

AsianG&IInv x China Inv x PacTigerInv x MergerFd n

15.18 22.16 20.72 16.01

-.94 -2.65 -.73 +.01

-8.0 +62.0 -18.6 +82.0 -8.6 +115.7 +1.4 +15.3


45.62 +.37 +4.7 +90.6

HiYldBdM p LowDurBd TotRetBd TotalRetBondI MontagGr I

9.93 +.02 +0.7 +85.9 8.43 ... +1.1 +31.0 10.41 ... +5.0 +41.7 10.41 ... +5.2 +42.6 25.17 +.16 +5.5 +49.3

ShtTmAd pe 9.67 -.09 0.0 +12.9 TotRetAd n 10.84 +.02 +3.5 +31.0


MdCpCGrY n 28.56 -.07 +1.9 +78.7

AllAssetAut r AllAsset CommodRR e DiverInco e EmgMktCur EmMktsBd FltgInc r FrgnBdUnd r FrgnBd ne FdIdxPlus r HiYld ne InvGradeCp e LowDur ne LTUSG ne ModDur ne RERRStg re RealReturn e RealRetInstl e ShortT e StksPlus e TotRet n TR II n TRIII ne

10.53 11.95 7.49 11.20 10.07 11.24 8.30 11.06 10.53 5.43 8.93 10.26 10.33 11.18 10.53 4.74 11.18 11.75 9.67 7.82 10.84 10.49 9.53

-.06 -.05 -.37 -.03 -.05 -.01 ... +.04 -.09 +.06 +.04 -.31 +.02 -1.61 -.16 -.16 -1.95 -.49 -.09 -.39 +.02 +.01 +.01

+3.8 +45.0 NA NA -0.3 +83.2 +4.1 +65.2 -1.9 +32.1 +6.0 +68.3 -3.9 +40.6 +10.1 +59.6 +5.5 +42.5 +6.0 +129.1 +3.9 +84.6 +6.4 +48.7 +1.9 +24.1 +24.6 +42.6 +3.7 +30.6 +25.8 +199.7 +21.0 +60.3 +11.7 +47.4 +0.2 +13.8 +3.8 +80.6 +3.7 +32.1 +4.1 +31.1 +3.2 +32.5

BeaconZ EuropZ GblDiscovA GlbDiscC GlbDiscZ QuestZ

AllAstAuth t 10.45 All Asset p 11.85 CommodRR pe 7.35 HiYldA e 8.93 LowDurA e 10.33 RealRetA pe 11.75

-.07 -.05 -.37 +.04 +.02 -.49

+3.2 +3.0 -0.8 +3.5 +1.5 +11.2

Meridian Funds:

Metro West Fds:

Morgan Stanley A: FocusGroA

34.80 +.01 -2.9 +109.4

EmMktI n IntlEqI n IntlEqP np MCapGrI n MCapGrP p SmlCoGrI n

22.73 12.75 12.58 35.85 34.66 13.24

MdCpCGr t

27.93 -.06 +1.7 +77.5

MorganStanley Inst:

Munder Funds A:

-.35 +.06 +.06 -.15 -.15 +.12

-14.5 +77.8 -4.4 +32.7 -4.7 +31.7 NA NA NA NA NA NA

Munder Funds Y: Mutual Series:

11.82 19.23 27.38 26.98 27.78 16.87

+.08 -.07 +.17 +.16 +.17 +.12

-0.4 -8.3 -2.6 -3.3 -2.4 -0.8

+42.2 +23.3 +30.9 +28.2 +32.1 +31.5

PIMCO Funds A:

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Rock Hall Continued from G1 With fame and money at stake, it’s no surprise that a lot of backstage lobbying goes on. Why any particular act is chosen in any particular year is a mystery to performers as well as outsiders — and committee members say they want to keep it that way. The Bee Gees were passed over 11 times before being inducted in 1997; some fans and managers say the long wait reflected an anti-disco bias within the selection committees. And despite 27 studio albums and 45 years of touring, as well as a style that would influence many other artists, Alice Cooper was passed over 16 times before finally being inducted this year.

The hall-of-fame effect This hall-of-fame effect is well established in the recording industry. For instance, sales of Bee Gees albums surged to 1.1 million in 1997, the year of the group’s induction, from 210,000 in 1996. Sales of Fleetwood Mac albums jumped to 3.2 million in 1998, when that band was inducted, from 483,000 in 1997, according to SoundScan. In 2009, good news from Cleveland bolstered the career of Wanda Jackson, “the queen of rockabilly,” who gained fame in the mid-1950s and 60s. After Jackson was

inducted, she collaborated on an album with Jack White of the White Stripes. Suddenly Jackson, who is now 74, was everywhere, opening for Adele’s 2011 tour and even rocking out, alongside White, on the “Late Show With David Letterman.” “She had a phenomenal and, frankly, deserved refocus on her life and career,” says Joel Peresman, the president and chief executive of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation. “I think we give some really deserved artists another chance at the spotlight.” Bands that split up near the peak of their popularity and then get back together for the induction ceremonies can reap the biggest rewards, because fans often dream of a big reunion tour, a la the Eagles. “With certain artists, it really gives them another bite at the apple,” Peresman says. But this being rock ’n’ roll, things don’t always go smoothly. The Sex Pistols were noshows at their induction in 2006. When Van Halen was inducted in 2007, fans buzzed that David Lee Roth would get back together with his old band mates and, possibly, agree to a reunion tour. But old squabbles resurfaced, several Van Halen members didn’t show, and Velvet Re-

Chad Batka / New York times News Service

Roger O’Donnell, left, and Robert Smith, of the British rock band The Cure, perform Nov. 25 at the Beacon Theater in New York. The band was one of the nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

volver was brought in to play some Van Halen hits as a tribute. This year, many in the industry are watching Guns N’ Roses. The front man Axl Rose and the guitarist Saul Hudson, known as Slash, had a fallout during the early 1990s, when the band was at its peak. Speculation is rife that Rose and Slash might reunite for the ceremony. Rose has been playing with a rotating roster of musicians under

the Guns N’ Roses name, a move that has sharply divided fans. Big-name managers like Irving Azoff, who successfully reunited the Eagles, have tried and failed to get the original band together.

Keeping it secret Cooper, who is a friend of both Rose and Slash, says a reunion tour would be a huge hit. The payoff could be tens of millions of dollars, if not hundreds of millions.

Wine Continued from G1 Like a slap across the face, B---- grabbed the attention of a certain type of consumer, primarily young women en route to a bachelorette or divorce party, or looking for a special way to say, “I love you” on Mother’s Day. “They can buy it and say, ‘Here, b----, I bought you a present,’” said John Umbach, the owner of Joseph Victori Wines, which distributes Royal B---- and Sweet B----. Chatham Imports sensed the appeal of an irreverent women’s drink in 2005 when one of its distributors developed a promotional rum cocktail called Jealous B---- and shopped it around, diffidently, to bars and nightclubs. The sales representatives were a little nervous about how the name might go over. But young women loved it, and the company developed a wine to match the name. “The thing is, if you come out with a conservative label, it’s hard to separate yourself from the herd on the shelf,” Umbach said. “The competition is just brutal.” The competition is especially keen at the lower end of the market, where winemakers clamor for the attention of consumers looking for a drinkable chardonnay or cabernet for under $20. For years, winemakers and marketers have been frantically popularizing their products, shedding the chateau image and embracing a blue-collar beer aesthetic. Last year, the top-selling wine brand in the United States was Barefoot. The label shows not a stately mansion among the vines, but the footprint of one of the winery’s former owners. That irreverence reflects an evolution in the cultural presentation of wine that the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art mapped in the recent exhibition “How Wine Became Modern: Design and

Dan Neville / New York Times News Service

Winemakers are labeling their product with eye-grabbing risque language to help market and sell their vino. “The thing is, if you come out with a conservative label, it’s hard to separate yourself from the herd on the shelf,” said John Umbach, owner of Joseph Victori Wines.

Wine 1976 to Now.” Traditionally, wine labels were purely informational. “Around 1980, however — earlier in the New World, somewhat later in Europe — labels became surfaces for communication, projecting a brand identity for the wine and trying to reach a target audience,” said Henry Urbach, an architectural curator who organized the exhibition with the architects Diller Scofidio & Renfro. Casual became cheeky. Now, cheeky has given way to saucy. In 2005, Brandever Strategy, a Vancouver brand consultancy, was hired by Scherzinger Estates, a sleepy winery in British Columbia, to create a new image and name. It came up with Dirty Laundry Vineyard — an allusion to a Chinese laundry and bordello that flourished nearby during the gold rush era. “Your immediate reaction is, this is not a good name for a wine, but that’s why it is a good name,” said Bernie Hadley-Beauregard, a principal in Brandever. “It has a scratchy hook to it.” Highway workers posted a new sign along the local wine route. Traffic into the winery increased tenfold. “The owner called me and said, ‘We haven’t done any advertising,

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and co-founder of Rolling Stone magazine and cofounder of the hall of fame, says that most artists put aside their differences when inducted, even if it’s just for a night. The Van Halen fiasco was an anomaly, he says. Such dramas aside, the big issue for many industry insiders is the selection process itself. Doc McGhee, who manages Kiss, has been particularly critical. He says the hall of fame has had a bias against certain hard-rock bands like Kiss, Bon Jovi and Def Leppard. (Kiss fans have gone so far as to stage rallies outside the hall of fame.) Peresman of the hall of fame says plans are in the works to get the public more involved. The hall recently introduced a feature on its website that lets fans vote for nominees. The poll, however, will have no impact on the committee’s decisions. Jon Landau, who manages Bruce Springsteen and is chairman of the nominating committee, concedes that the choices are subjective. But he defends the status quo. The hall of fame, he says, recognizes quality and influence, not record sales or flavor-ofthe-month popularity. “We’ve done a good job of keeping the proceedings nontransparent,” he says. “It all dies in the room.”

off limits anymore.” Winemakers have some way to go before equaling the shock value of Jersey’s Toxic Waste, a specialty spirit. But the b---- category may yield dividends. Take Rae-Jean Beach, a blended white wine. (The name needs to be said aloud.) She’s got a husband, a zinfandel. Sorry, but the name is not printable here.

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but suddenly we’re the toast of the Okanagan Valley.’” The newer, racier-sounding wines are unlikely to displace Barefoot, but they all chase the same dream. On the golden horizon, they see Fat Bastard, a line of wines from the Languedoc-Roussillon region that was introduced in the United States in 1998. Imported by Peter Click of Click Wine Group, the line sold just over 2,000 cases at $10 a bottle in its first year. By 2004, Fat Bastard was selling 425,000 cases, making it one of the most popular French wines in the United States. The other wines do not come close to those numbers, but they have their little niche. Jim Knight, a salesman and buyer at the Wine House in Los Angeles, which stocks about 7,000 labels, says he sells about five cases of B---- and the Ball Buster every month. “We carry them because people ask for them,” he said. “They’re good wines that people can give with a smile on their face.” John Gorman, the vice president of sales and marketing at Southern Starz, which imports the Ball Buster, said, “The wine makes its way to a lot of lawyers from their clients.” Under the rules of the fed-

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eral alcohol bureau, labels cannot contain incorrect or misleading information, disparage a competitor’s product, or have a statement or image that is obscene or indecent. But the agency routinely gives the go-ahead for tasteless or risque labels, which was not always the case. “It’s actually a good place to see the cultural fault lines shift,” said Robert Lehrman, whose company, Lehrman Beverage Law, advises clients on government regulations. “Because of a series of commercial speech decisions, not many things are

“If they got together, they would be selling out football stadiums,” Cooper says. Cliff Burnstein, co-founder of Q Prime Management, which represents Metallica and other bands, agrees. “If they announced a tour off of that, it would kill — totally kill,” he says. Burnstein lobbied this year on behalf of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, who are among the nominees. Jann Wenner, publisher


Advanced Declined Unchanged Total issues New Highs New Lows

2,093 457 90 2,640 45 48

52-Week High Low 12,876.00 10,404.49 5,627.85 3,950.66 459.94 381.99 8,718.25 6,414.89 2,490.51 1,941.99 2,887.75 2,298.89 1,370.58 1,074.77 14,562.01 11,208.42 868.57 601.71

Name Dow Jones Industrials Dow Jones Transportation Dow Jones Utilities NYSE Composite Amex Index Nasdaq Composite S&P 500 Wilshire 5000 Russell 2000


Net Chg


YTD %Chg

52-wk %Chg

12,184.26 4,957.02 446.93 7,502.88 2,291.91 2,646.85 1,255.19 13,186.30 745.40

+186.56 +93.07 +5.94 +133.36 +18.82 +50.47 +20.84 +236.23 +22.72

+1.55 +1.91 +1.35 +1.81 +.83 +1.94 +1.69 +1.82 +3.14

+5.24 -2.93 +10.36 -5.79 +3.78 -.23 -.19 -1.30 -4.88

+6.78 -2.79 +12.47 -4.10 +8.20 +.35 +1.19 +.08 -4.05

World markets


Here is how key international stock markets performed yesterday. Market Close % Change

Key currency exchange rates Friday compared with late Thursday in New York. Dollar vs: Exchange Rate Pvs Day

Amsterdam Brussels Paris London Frankfurt Hong Kong Mexico Milan New Zealand Tokyo Seoul Singapore Sydney Zurich

Australia Dollar Britain Pound Canada Dollar Chile Peso China Yuan Euro Euro Hong Kong Dollar Japan Yen Mexico Peso Russia Ruble So. Korea Won Sweden Krona Switzerlnd Franc Taiwan Dollar

304.58 2,078.46 3,172.35 5,529.21 5,986.71 18,586.23 37,226.34 15,483.91 3,271.46 8,536.46 1,874.75 2,694.60 4,264.10 5,239.85

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S!"#$% D&'()& An American icon gets some Persistent clunking a Pontiac family trait much-needed improvements By Jason H. Harper Bloomberg News

A freak snowstorm frosted over the Northeast in October when I was testing the 2012model Jeep Wrangler. Fortunate, since I was heading into Pennsylvania’s Pocono mountains, where snow was falling hard. As I turned REVIEW onto a rutted dirt road in the late afternoon, tree boughs were hanging heavy with the white stuff. The forest was beautiful, but the road was a mess. I slipped the $28,770, twodoor Sahara model into fourwheel drive and easily plowed through. Nothing like big knobby tires and plenty of ground clearance to joust with mother nature. The word iconic gets thrown around way too often, but in the case of the Jeep it qualifies. With roots that stem from the World War II runabout, you’ll find generations of the vehicle still on the road. Ferrari founder Enzo Ferrari famously called the Jeep America’s only true sports car. That’s not entirely the case, but it’s not wrong-headed either. Its boxy shape is virtually imprinted with a go-West-and-find-adventure spirit. That undiluted design is deeply desirable. The brand is owned by the Chrysler Group. As Chrysler’s fortunes slid in the last few years, so too suffered the Wrangler. Lack of innovation left it with an inefficient, underpowered engine and creaky transmission. While the interiors were never luxurious, the latest generations just felt cheap. Chrysler has been sprucing up all its models, and the 2012 Wrangler’s makeover is a good one. They left alone the exterior — don’t mess with a classic — and focused on the powertrain. The former asthmatic 3.8liter V-6 was ousted in favor of an all-new, 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6, also found on the latest Grand Cherokee. Despite a smaller displacement, it has more than 80 extra horsepower and 20-plus pound-feet of torque, bringing it to 285 and 260 respectively. Better if not great. Buyers who want an auto-

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Chrysler has been sprucing up its models, and its Wrangler makeover is a good one.

2012 Jeep Wrangler Sahara and Unlimited Rubicon Price as tested: $28,770 (Sahara); $37,900 (Rubicon) Engine: 3.6-liter V-6 with 285 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. Mileage: 17 mpg city, 21 mpg highway (automatic Sahara); 16 mpg city, 20 mpg highway (automatic Rubicon)

matic transmission will now get a five-speed rather than a four-speed. That’s about as cutting- edge as FM radio, but it’s also an incremental step toward modernity. Both the automatic Wrangler and the standard six-speed manual get 17 mpg city, 21 highway. Several weeks after playing in the snow — the Wrangler looks best when dirty — I tested the four-door model on the same roads. This longer, pricier Jeep is called the Wrangler Unlimited. The four-door looks and drives like a much bigger vehicle than the regular Wrangler. Little wonder that the extra room entices many buyers.

You can fit five passengers plus gear. With wide flared fenders, however, it can be a beast to navigate into garages or tight parking spaces. The Unlimited Rubicon is the top of the range, starting at $34,370. My test model had an automatic transmission and came to $37,900 with add-ons. For that price, you’d better be serious about your off-roading. Otherwise, a lesser Wrangler should suffice. Available with either a removable hard or soft top, the Unlimited is the only four-door convertible on the market. (A good trivia question.) Heavy-duty axles are able to take a beating from the roughest roads and the standard electronic locking front and rear differentials enable the vehicle to navigate through heavy snow or thick sand. No matter how much of a dirt-rock-and-snow hound you might be, at some point you’ll be driving on asphalt. And all those throwback 4X4 elements like the body-on-frame design and live axles take a toll on smoothness and stability when you’re doing 65 mph on the freeway. Nonetheless, I found both the two- and four-door models to be surprisingly forgiving on three-hour highway drives.

Road noise was significant but tolerable, and it tracked down the road confidently. I liked the steering. Drive older models with oversized tires and you feel like you’re going to tip over every time you turn. While I wouldn’t care to do a sudden evasive maneuver at high speed, this generation feels stable even when quickly changing lanes. But if you expect a high level of refinement, think again. The automatic transmission pushes through the gears with the subtlety of a divebar bouncer. Charge up a hill and the ensuing downshift is abrupt, with a corresponding rise in engine noise. That’s OK, though. While a lot of customers buy a Wrangler for the attitude and tough looks (and probably live to regret it), many others really do rely on its go-anywhere ability, as evidenced by my trip through the woods. You’ll see plenty of aging Wranglers in snow country with plows attached. And the latest interior is far easier to live with. It was updated for the 2011 model year, and includes options like touchscreen navigation system, automatic temperature controls, and heated seats. Those who want their vehicle a whole lot fancier should look at other SUVs like the Grand Cherokee or Ford Explorer. No, the new Wrangler isn’t perfect. You may have to wait for the next generation for more power, more gears and better gas mileage. But the most glaring foibles have been worked out and its pure design remains undiluted. Enzo would have approved.

By Brad Bergholdt

McClatchy-Tribune News Service

My problem is with a Q: 2007 Pontiac G6 that I recently bought used from a

private owner. It has about 63,000 miles on it, and it’s a base model. I have a clunking noise coming from the steering area around the foot well, only in slow speed and parking maneuvering. Could you please give me some insight into what the problem may be? Thank you. —Sally Smor Great symptom description, Sally. This is a fairly common concern with this vehicle and its Chevy Malibu and Saturn Aura siblings. Like many vehicles, your G6 employs an intermediate steering shaft, which is situated between the steering column and rack and pinion, or steering, unit. The intermediate shaft contains two small universal joints to allow angular changes and a telescopic joint to protect you in the event of a major front collision. Among the possible causes of steering noises, the one most commonly mentioned for this vehicle is a lack of lubrication in the intermediate shaft’s telescopic joint. GM’s technical service bulletin 06-02-32-007G addresses this concern and lists a procedure to remove the intermediate shaft, lubricate the telescopic joint, and reinstall the part. The only problem is the fix doesn’t seem to last very long, and the clunk recurs. I don’t believe a little slop in the telescopic joint poses a safety concern, but


the noise can certainly be discomfiting. The prudent course of action is to have the G6 checked for the exact cause of the noise and then determine a solution. Other possible causes of a clunk noise are loose subframe cradle bolts, a loose pinch bolt at the column to intermediate shaft connection, or a loose pinch bolt at the intermediate shaft to steering rack connection. The pinch bolt clamps can also be mispositioned. While these procedures and checks could be performed by any qualified automotive technician, I recommend taking the G6 to the dealer for this situation for two reasons. The dealer is privy to the most recent and hopefully effective repair option, and you want to build the most credible paper case related to this concern. I hesitate to mention this, but I would be remiss if I didn’t: Another rare concern that can occur with earlier versions of this vehicle platform, and possibly your model year, is a fault with the electric power steering system. The driver, alerted by a warning chime and a powersteering error message on the radio display, may lose steering assist, which results in very stiff but manageable steering. To repeat, this is a very rare situation, but is under investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and it’s worthy of keeping an eye on. — Bergholdt teaches automotive technology. Email questions to

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The Bulletin Daily print edition for Sunday December 11, 2011

The Daily Paper 12/11/11  

The Bulletin Daily print edition for Sunday December 11, 2011