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court's decision denies theSawyers' right to present a defense. Continued from Bt The Sawyers contend their defense would haveshownthey Sawyers appeal again didn't deliberately defraud their A Bend couple serving time investors and that their mindset in federal prison for committing was not with a goal of fraud at fraud has askedthe 9th U.S. the time the investors loaned Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear their money to theSawyers, and their appeal enbanc, as alarger that the question of whether they'd intended to defraud their panel. Former BendPolice Capt. Kev- investors should havebeenleft in Sawyer and his wife, former to a jury to decide. real estate broker TamiSawyer, The appeals court will now were sentenced to prison in April decide whether to grant the en 2013 after pleading guilty to banc hearing. crimes associated with defrauding more than 20people out of more than $4 million. Book a night in When the Sawyers pleaded Deschutes Countyjail guilty, it was on thecondition If you've ever wanted to that they could challenge aruling by Chief U.S. District Judge Ann spend a night in jail without the complications, you'll soon have Aiken, who determined theSawyers could not present evidence probable cause. The Deschutes County sheriff that they hadassets that could will hold a fundraiser from 5 to 8 have beenused to paybacktheir investors. The appeal, heardAug. p.m. Oct. 3 in the county's newly expanded jail. 25 in Seattle, was heard by atrio A $100 donation to the of judges whoagreedwith Aiken. Now the couple is requesting Wounded Warriors Project ensures an evening of revelry. Have an en banchearing, which in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals your mugshot taken. Enjoy ahot meal cooked in the jail's kitchen. means it would be heardagain Test out one of the144 newbeds. before one chief judgeand a Instead of a criminal record, panel of10 other judges from the you'll make acleangetaway. Jail court. In their petition, the couple's staff will provide guests with attorneys allege theappeals a goody bag full of jail hygiene




Her switch

James Jay Costello, of Bend

Douglas Wayne

Nov. 2, 1958 - Sept. 18, 2014 Arrangements: Deschutes Memorial Chapel 541-382-5592

Oct. 13, 1947 - Sept. 15, 2014 Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend is honored to serve the family. 541-382-0903 www.bairdmortuaries.com Services: A Celebration of Life will be held on September 27, 2014, at10:OOAM, at the Redmond Grange, located at 707 SW Kalama Street in Redmond. Contributions may be made


Services: Mass will be celebrated in Jay's honor at 11:00 am on Friday, September 26, 2014 at St. Francis of Assisi Historic Church in downtown Bend. A viewing will precede mass at 10:00 AM.

Clarence Todd Avila, of Powell Butte May 5, 1964 - Sept. 19, 2014

Arrangements: Niswonger-Reynolds is honored to serve the family. Please visit the online registry at www.niswonger-reynolds. com 541-382-2471. Services: A recitation of the Rosary will be held Thurs., Sept. 25 at 6:00 PM in Niswonger-Reynolds Funeral Home in Bend. Graveside service will be Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 at 10:30 AM in the Powell Butte Cemetery. Contributionsmay be made to:

Oregon High School Rodeo Assn. c/o Bobbi Aldrich, PO Box 607, Terrebonne, OR 97760.

Gene Rackley,of La Pine Oct. 2, 1931 - Sept. 22, 2014 Arrangements: Baird Memorial Chapel of La Pine is honored to serve the family. 541-536-5104 www.bairdmortuaries.com Services: A private family gathering will be held at a later date. Contributionsmay be made to:

St. Charles Hospice, 2500 NE Neff Rd., Bend, OR 97701, tNtNw.stcharleshealthcare.org

Richard "Dick" H. Tyler, of Sunriver Nov. 30, 1939 - Sept. 21, 2014 Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend is honored to serve the family. 541-382-0903 www.bairdmortuaries.com Services: A private service will be held at a later date. Contributions may bemade to:

Ducks Unlimited Inc., 1665 NW 2nd Street, Bend, Oregon 97701, Bend, Oregon 97701 www.ducks.org or the charity of one's choice.

Shannon E. Poland, of Bend July 23, 1956 - Sept. 16, 2014 Arrangements: Deschutes Memorial Chapel 541-382-5592 www.deschutesmemorialchapehcom

Services: A memorial service in Shannon's honor will be held at a later date. Contributionsmay be made to:

Wounded Warrior Project, 1120 G Street NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005,


Hartzell, of Bend


{drama to novels) paid off By DonnaGordon Blankinship The Associated Press

SEATTLE — Prolific writ-

er J. California Cooper, who was writing plays until Alice Walker suggested she switch to short stories and novels, be-

Partners In Care 2075 NE Wyatt Court Bend, Oregon 97701 www.partnersbend.org

cause they were an easier path

Barbara "Bobbye" A. Layman, of La Pine

to a paycheck, has died at age

July 21, 1938 - Sept. 20, 2014 Arrangements: Baird Memorial Chapel of La Pine is honored to serve the family. 541-536-5104 www.bairdmortuaries.com Services: A viewing will be held on, Friday, September 26, 2014 from 4:00-5:OOPM at Baird Memorial Chapel located at 16468 Finley Butte Rd in La Pine. A Celebration of Life will take place the following morning, Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 10:OOAM also held at Baird Memorial Chapel in La Pine. Contributions may be made

Cooper died early Saturday after experiencing several heart attacks over the past few years, her daughter Paris Williams said'Itiesday. She lived most of her life in


Heart 'n Home Hospice, PO Box 3540, La Pine, OR 97739, (541) 536-7399 www.gohospice.com


lished after switching to prose fiction. She met Walker after the Pulitzer Prize winner came to

see one of her plays. "Her advice to my mother was you should write short

stories or novels because it was easier to get paid. She went home and wrote 12 stories,"

Williams said. When Cooper asked Walker er who had just been honored

Judith Ardell Grenbemer

for "The Color Purple" asked to publish the book at her own publishing house. Walker also helped Cooper get one of her stories published in Essence

Ilev. 20, 1940- Sept. 18, 2014

magazine,and the book took

off from there, Williams said. Williams called Cooper a hard worker who held a vari-

OSU Continued from B1

crow officer and a manicurist,

our plan is to move to self-suf-

to pay the bills. She went to the pipeline

ficiency,"Sparks said. eTwo

to work as a secretary and

switched to bus and truck driving after she realized she could make a lot more money, her

daughter recalled. She drove welders to their work site and

then panned for gold while waiting for the return trip, Williams said. "My mother tried a lot of

things when I was growing up," she said. "Writing was something she always did. She just stuck them in a drawer." She was known for a folksy, conversational style and for stories of women scarred by

"Over the next three years,

fic controller who rose to the Oleg Ivanovsky, 92: A Rus- top of his union and led a 1981 sian engineer inthe earlyyears strike that turned into a moof the space race who helped mentous defeat for organized l abor. Died Sept. 15 at h i s

years fromnow, we willbreak

an argument to the Bend City even. From then, we will inCouncilon Monday, which crementally go positive." is considering an appeal of a To keep pace with stu- decision by an independent dent growth and establish hearings officer that apfreshman an d s o phomore proved the campus. "Beyond the legal arguprograms, O SU-Cascades will hire about 27 new facul- ments we will make, I want to ty members, including more discuss why this just makes than 10 for the 2015-16 school sense," Johnson said. Part of the appeal is based year,according to Marla Hacker, dean of

never own," she said.

Her collections induded "A Piece ofMine" and "Home-

Fax: 541-322-7254

P.O. Box 6020 Bend, OR 97708

be outofsome money,"Johnson said, adding the university's plans were thwarted in both cases. "We just can't afford to

— Reporter: 541-633-216O, tleeds@bendbuIIetin.com

made Love."

Reviewing her novel "Family" in The New York Times in 1990, Roy Hoffman called it

"the sort of book that ought to be read out loud." "Never mind that the narra-

tor, Clora, is a ghost," Hoffman wrote. "In its strong rhythms and colloquial expressions, this book is a living woman's monologue. At times, Clora

"Her advice to my mother was you should write short

stories or novels because it was easier to get paid.She went

J. California Cooper's daughter Paris, on Alice Walker'e advice to her mother

— From wire reports


Mt. Bachelor park and ride. "If we had master-planned

for theentire 56 acres be-

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Colorado Avenue and the old

But the m ost a n imated cause, they say, it intends to discussion centered on the eventually develop both.


Phone: 541-617-7825

acre property isn't the only site the university had intended to develop, saying plans had been drafted for a collection of buildings along SW


home and wrote 12

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To build on the legal argument, Johnson noted the 46-


Texas-El Paso. Died Monday in Vietnam. He previously was

day in Knoxville, Tennessee.

permitted use on that site.

master plan what we may

ball coach Don Haskins at

the Saigon Heat when he died.

a cademic on whether the u niversity

parcel doesn't require a master plan because a college is a

should create a master plan

A.W. D a v is , 71: An All-America guard at Tennessee who later worked as an asfor his alma mater. Died Tues-

for property that isn't owned. Furthermore, t h e 1 0 - acre

most environmentally sound

man in space. Died Thursday.

an assistant coach at Washington State and was coaching

Drive and Chandler Avenue roundabout. The university will present

w as praised forits power and at times criticized for being

violenceor betrayal.Her work

home in Meridian, Idaho. Jason Rabedeaux, 49: The

sistantcoach and broadcaster

The legalargument, Johnson said, is that city code doesn't require a master plan

those sites, which we didn't own but wanted to, we would

design Sputnik, the first satellite to orbit Earth, and Vostok 1, the craft that carried astronaut Yuri Gagarin, the first

man who succeeded basket-

legal challenge facing the universi ty's proposed campus near the SW Century

programs. should be required to have a The presentations touched master plan for the 10-acre on many subjects, includ- parcel it owns and an adjaing how t o d i ff erentiate cent 46-acre site it is evaluOSU-Cascades from the Cor- ating for purchase. Those vallis campus and the possi- appealing the ruling have bility of building the nation's argued that the university

grabbing at our lapels."

the world:

— Bulletin staff reports

Construction is on pace for ver. The vacancy was created a fall 2015 opening, but Boyd by the resignationthis summer Continued from B1 focused his presentation on of Mike Jensen, who was apThe board also heard an the process of hiring current pointed to the board in 2012. update on the construction of district teachers as instrucAmong those interviewed a middle school adjacent to tional leaders. The leaders will were a former superintendent Summit High and Miller El- discuss how to createan iden- of a district in Oregon and ementary, which is intended tity for the school, considering school systems abroad and a to help alleviate crowding in subjects such as project-based former professor of math and schools. learning, service learning and computer science. "It's unique to have a project how to group students within The board did not say when sit between two school sites," the school. it will appoint one of the applisaid Chris Boyd, the school's In other business, the board cants but discussed the possiplanning principal. "There interviewed five candidates for bility of acting at its next meetare 2,200 students at Summit its vacantposition representing ing, on Oct. 14. and Miller and a big dig in the southern Deschutes County, — Reporter: 541-633-216O, middle." including La Pine and Sunritleeds@bendbuIIetin.com

ety of jobs, from a Teamster on the Alaska pipeline to an es-

even seems to lean toward us,

Robert Poli, 78: An air traf-

Central OregonCommunity College will hold an electronic equipment sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the north end of the college's Barber Library. The college will sell retired electronics that are older but still haveuse.Theseincludecomputers, monitors and video projectors, among other materials. For more information, contact COCC's Information Technology Services at 541 383-7400.

Bend-La Pine

Debate Continued from B1 "I do support it as a function of population, in the future," said DeBone, when

Redmond and La Pine grow. "Then we have a need to have more representation from the

geographic areas." DeBone said the county's stretch of l and

Deaths of note from around

COCCelectronic equipment sale Friday

more than a dozen plays and had about a dozen books pub-

first story collection, the writ-


items and acommemorative wooden coin. Constructionbegan on the 22,800-square-foot expansion in August 2013 after several years of negotiating the size, scope and cost of the facility. The $11 million expansion wasfunded by bonds and the county budget. The WoundedWarriors Project serves veterans andservice members hurt — physically or mentally — in the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001. To reserve your bed in the clink, visit support.woundedwarriorproject.org/individual-fundraising/DCAJ.

Northern California and wrote

to write an introduction to her

"Judy" Judith Ardell Grenbemer die d Se p t ember 18, 2014 in Bend, OR. M ass will b e h el d a t S t . Edwards Church, located at 123 Trinity W a y , S i sters, OR, on Friday, October 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Judy was born November 2 0, 1940 i n Ro m e , N Y , d aughter of A n t h ony a n d Phyllis Rice. Judy married David L. Grenbemer February 4, 1961 in St. Joseph's C hurch i n C r e scent C i t y , C A. T h e y c e l ebrated 5 3 happy years of marriage. After graduating from Del Norte Hig h S c hool, C rescent City, CA i n 1 958 she studied at L a yton M e dical Assistant S chool, B e verly Hills, CA. After moving to Medford, OR in 1972, she worked as a Teacher Aide for the 549-C School Di strict for 23 years. She then retired and devoted her time b etween e n j o yin g r e t i r ement, friends, family activities, bird watching and the outdoors. She is survived by h er husband, D a vid; t w o sons, Mark of Medford, OR and Greg of Gates, OR; four g randchiidren; a n d th r e e great-grandchildren. B aird F u neral H o m e i s proud to serve the Grenbemer family www.bairdmortuaries.com. We would like to extend our g r atitude to Partners In C are fo r t h eir efforts.


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Rotary members werealso interested in the candidates' stances on Measure 91, which would legalize recreational marijuana in Oregon. The ballot measure will be decided by voters in November. Both DeBone and Barram have said they do not thinkitis the

right time to legalize the substance.

i sn't over-

whelming for him as a commissioner, and he is able to travel to the various regions to connect with the four cities

and members of the public. Barram, a Democrat who

recreational marijuana in Oregon. The ballot measure will be decided by voters in November.

a criticism she had of the council before taking office. She said the council has to be careful with every dollar it

has served on the Bend City DeBone and Barram have spends and has done a better Council since 2008, said she said they do not think it is job since. "We have very good fiscal would like to see the com- the right time to legalize the mission go to five nonparti- substance. policies," she said. "As we "I don't think it accurately continue forward, what the san positions. " Since the c o unty h a s estimates the cost and the recession has taught us, is grown by about 17,000 resi- revenue," said Barram. "I to be better prepared for the don't think our public safe- future. Not just the five-year dents since this was brought up in 2006, a lot has changed ty officers at whatever level future." in our communities, and I of government are going to DeBone said the county think we do need to revisit have the resources they need has done well through the rethat conversation," she said. to manage this." cession with fiscally responAlthough th e c h ange DeBone mentioned con- sible approaches. "We are would result in a pay cut, cerns about children having building our reserves right Barram suggested the cur- access to the drug and about now," he said. rent salaries of three com- enforcement for those drivDeBone added, however, missioners could be divid- ing under the influence of that he voted against the cured among five part-time marijuana. rent 2015 fiscal year budget "There are alot of issues because he felt more money commissioners. "I do think you would get around that," DeBone said. could have been saved. better r epresentation t h at The candidates were asked The candidates also disway," said Barram, adding a bout the B end an d D e - cussed the possibilities of that how districts are divided schutes County fiscal policies woody biomass being desigshould come from communi- and how the local governing nated as a renewable source ty input. bodies made it through the of energy by the Legislature R otary m e mbers w e r e Great Recessionyears. and the county's role in ecoalso interested in the candiBarram said the city could nomic development. dates' stances on Measure have raised tax rates in a — Reporter 541-617-7820 91, which would legalize more sustainable fashion, tshorack@bendbuitetin.com

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