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Since talking doesn’t pay, psychiatrists simply write prescriptions By Gardiner Harris New York Times News Service

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. — Alone with his psychiatrist, the patient confided that his newborn had serious health problems, his distraught wife was screaming at him and he had started drinking again. With his life and second marriage falling apart, the man said he needed help. But the psychiatrist, Dr. Donald Levin, stopped him and said: “Hold it. I’m not your therapist. I could adjust your medications, but I don’t think that’s appropriate.” Like many of the nation’s 48,000 psychiatrists, Levin, in large part because of changes in how much insurance will pay, no longer provides talk therapy, the form of psychiatry popularized by Sigmund Freud that dominated the profession for decades. Instead, he prescribes medication, usually after a brief consultation with each patient. So Levin sent the man away with a referral to a less costly therapist and a personal crisis unexplored and unresolved. Medicine is rapidly changing in the United States from a cottage industry to one dominated by large hospital groups and corporations, but the new efficiencies can be accompanied by a telling loss of intimacy between doctors and patients. And no specialty has suffered this loss more profoundly than psychiatry. Trained as a traditional psychiatrist at Michael Reese Hospital, a sprawling Chicago medical center that has since closed, Levin, 68, first established a private practice in 1972, when talk therapy was in its heyday. See Psychiatrists / A4

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That’s the aim of a bill in Salem; foes call it an attack on protections By Lauren Dake ABOVE: Ester Brewer walks down a road in rural Uganda with her new parents, Jenay and Charlie Brewer. RIGHT: Lashae Brewer, left, with her new sister Ester at the Redeemer House Orphanage in Uganda.

Ugandan adoptee: If all goes to plan, Ester will soon join her new family in Powell Butte

A world away, but a home here By Erik Hidle The Bulletin

Jenay and Charlie Brewer of Powell Butte have six children, five of whom they have known since birth. They have known the newest member for almost a year but are still waiting for her to come home. Nine-year-old Ester Brewer is in Uganda, waiting for one last legal hurdle to be cleared before she gets to join her new family. The Brewers are in the final step of adopting Ester, an orphan from Jinja, Uganda, who has never seen snow, never met some of her brothers or sisters, and never seen an indoor grocery store. Still, she’s a Brewer. The story started in May 2010 when Jenay and Charlie went on a

mission trip to the country to help an orphanage with roots in Central Oregon. Adoption was not in the plan. But when they arrived at the orphanage, the plan changed. “God just seemed to put Charlie and Ester together,” said Jenay. “When we went over there, we talked about adoption but we knew it wasn’t really an option. But after meeting Ester, Charlie said to me, ‘We’ve got to do something for her.’” Then in June, after they had returned from the mission trip, Charlie looked at his wife and said, “We’re going to adopt her.” Charlie said he knew instantly that Ester should be a Brewer. See Ester / A6

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Ester and Jenay Brewer hug as children from the Redeemer House Orphanage greet members of the Powell Butte family in Uganda. The Brewers hope to bring Ester to the U.S. at the end of the month.

Working to create a place for orphans By Erik Hidle The Bulletin

Prineville resident Kathy Vaughn founded Redeemer House Orphanage in October 2008 after visiting Uganda and seeing firsthand the suffering of children in the country. After running the nonprofit organization from Prineville, Vaughn decided that wasn’t enough. She quit her nursing job and moved to the orphanage to work full-time in March 2010. Ester Brewer is the first child to be adopted from the orphanage. Vaughn said she is thrilled she will be able to see the girl again when she returns to Central Oregon for a visit this summer. “I can’t begin to tell you how excited everyone at the orphanage is about Esther’s adoption,” Vaughn said. “The kids are all so happy for her, and it gives them hope that they too will someday have a family. As for me, I sometimes find myself almost in tears that our first adoption is almost complete, and a dear little girl from Uganda that I love so much is going to have a wonderful family to love her forever.” Vaughn said the orphanage cares for 23 children from 2 to 14 years old. See Orphanage / A6

SALEM — If there is one point that nearly everyone involved with the state’s land use planning can agree on, it’s that Oregon is a diverse state — zoning requirements that make sense in the Willamette Valley could leave Jefferson County farmers with acres of unusable land. Some lawmakers are hoping House Bill 2997, which would create five land use planning commissions throughout the state, would give locals more control. Those in favor of the idea said ruIN THE ral Oregon, in particular Central LEGISLATURE and Eastern Oregon, aren’t getting the representation from the state they need to create muchneeded jobs. Inside “Salem should not be making • An in-depth the decisions for Bend or Klamath look at the Falls or La Pine on land use,” said Legislature in Rep. Bill Garrard, R-Klamath Salem Week, Falls, who is backing the bill. Page B1 Opponents said the idea would only create more bureaucracy and increase costs. It’s an effort to further weaken the rules that protect Oregon’s farmland from turning into sprawling subdivisions, they say. “This is just part of a broad attack on the land use planning system we’re seeing this session,” said Eric Stachon, communications director with 1,000 Friends of Oregon, a nonprofit that focuses on land use planning. Stachon said lawmakers are using the economy as an excuse to attack the land use planning system. He maintained the system doesn’t need to be dismantled to find the balance between protecting the landscape and creating jobs. Blaming the decrease of economic development on land use planning doesn’t make sense, he said. See Land use / A5

Disruptive from the get-go, Netflix now fights for TV’s future By Cecilia Kang The Washington Post

By any measure, Netflix is having a marquee year. It has 20 million subscribers, way up from 12 million just a year ago. Its stock has tripled in that time. During periods of peak Internet use, a full fifth of all American bandwidth consumption is people watching movies on But the more that consumers embrace the movies-at-home ethos of Netflix, the more uncomfortable major players in the entertainment industry have become. Now Netflix, a secretive company known more for the laid-back attitude of its founder than AP for sharp elile photo bows, has emerged at the center of a titanic clash over the future of television. See Netflix / A6

Healthy billionaire banks on strict diet to live to 125

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One morning in early January, David Murdock awoke to an unsettling sensation. At first he didn’t recognize it and then he couldn’t believe it, because for decades he maintained what was, in his

immodest estimation, perfect health. But now there was this undeniable imperfection, a scratchiness and swollenness familiar only from the distant past. He had a sore throat. “I never have anything go wrong,” he said later. “Never have a backache. Never

have a headache. Never have anything else.” This would make him a lucky man no matter his age. Because he is 87, it makes him an unusually robust specimen, which is what he must be if he is to defy the odds and live as long as he intends to. He wants to reach 125, and

sees no reason he can’t, provided that he continues eating the way he has for the last quarter century: with a messianic correctness that he believes can, and will, ward off major disease and minor ailment alike. See Murdock / A7

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To quiet critics, Romney puts focus on jobs By Jeff Zeleny New York Times News Service

BARTLETT, N.H. — As Mitt Romney travels the country lining up contributors and influential Republicans for a second presidential bid, he is presenting himself as a ready-to-lead executive, gambling that a fluency in economic matters distinguishes him from other candidates and can help overcome concerns about authenticity that dogged his first race. Romney makes the case, in private meetings with business Mitt Romney owners and in appearances like a dinner speech here Saturday, that the halting economic recovery — even after solid job growth in February, the unemployment rate remains at 8.9 percent — provides a compelling rationale that he is the strongest candidate to create jobs and take on President Barack Obama. “I like President Obama,” Romney said, “but he doesn’t have a clue how jobs are created.” The message is well-suited to Romney’s background as a successful executive and former governor, as well as the man who rescued the 2002 Winter Games from financial trouble. But it may also be his best opportunity to try to steer around criticism over the health care plan he created in Massachusetts, which to many Republicans looks distressingly similar to the federal law signed by Obama last year. And it offers him a chance to sidestep the concerns of social conservatives, some of whom question his commitment to their causes and are uncomfortable with his Mormon faith. As he moves closer to formally opening his campaign, Romney has taken a far different approach than he did the last time. To avoid the risk of overexposure and early scrutiny, he is operating in a cautious, low-key fashion, building allies among Republicans by doling out money to candidates from his political action committee and testing themes on donors and other supporters with limited news coverage. Romney is trying to present a more relaxed image to combat impressions that he is unapproachable and stiff. He has not been seen in a necktie for months — not in television appearances, meetings with donors or political dinners, including the one Saturday evening, where he was one of the few men wearing an open-collared shirt. He turned up in the pit area of the Daytona 500 last month, mingling with race car drivers while wearing a Bass Pro Shops shirt. And last week, Romney, who put his wealth four years ago around $200 million, walked into Tommy’s Barber Shop in an Atlanta strip mall for a haircut. (Aides sent out a picture of him in the barber’s chair via Twitter.) In the early maneuvering for the 2012 race, Romney has aimed his fire at Obama rather than any of his prospective Republican rivals, attacking the president as a weak leader who pursued a European-style biggovernment agenda for his first two years in office instead of focusing on jobs. “The president points out that he inherited an economic crisis,” Romney told about 300 people at the Attitash Grand Summit Hotel. “He did, and he promptly made it worse. “The consequence is soaring numbers of Americans enduring unemployment, foreclosures and bankruptcies,” he continued. “This is the Obama Misery Index, and we’re not going to let the American people be fooled.”

Gadhafi and rebels both report gains

Ex-Egyptian minister pleads not guilty to graft charge

By Maggie Michael and Paul Schemm The Associated Press

TRIPOLI, Libya — Government forces in tanks rolled into the opposition-held city closest to Tripoli after blasting it with artillery and mortar fire, while rebels captured a key oil port and pushed toward Moammar Gadhafi’s hometown in a seesaw Saturday for both sides in the bloody battle for control of Libya. With the Gadhafi regime’s tanks prowling the center of the city of Zawiya, west of Tripoli, residents ferried the wounded from the fierce fighting in private cars to a makeshift clinic in a mosque, fearing that any injured taken to the militarycontrolled hospital “will be killed for sure,” one rebel said after nightfall. The rival successes — by Gadhafi’s forces in entering resistant Zawiya, and by the rebels in taking over the port of Ras Lanouf — signaled an increasingly long and violent battle that could last weeks or months and veered the country ever closer to civil war. Rebels in the east advanced from their eastern stronghold toward Sirte, setting the stage for fierce fighting with proGadhafi forces who hold sway in the tribal area. Western leaders focused on humanitarian aid instead of military intervention, and the Italian naval vessel Libra left from Catania, Sicily, for the rebel-held port of Benghazi in eastern Libya, with 25 tons of emergency aid, including milk, rice, blankets, emergency generators, water purifying devices and tents. It is due to arrive early Monday. The crisis in Libya has distinguished itself from the other uprisings sweeping the Arab world, with Gadhafi unleash-

By Neil MacFarquhar and Liam Stack New York Times News Service

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A Libyan rebel who is part of the forces fighting Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi holds a rocket-propelled grenade launcher Saturday in the village of Bin Jawwad, west of the recently captured oil town of Ras Lanouf, eastern Libya. ing a violent crackdown against his political opponents, who themselves have taken up arms in their attempt to remove him from office after ruling the country for more than 41 years. Hundreds have been killed. Gadhafi has drawn international condemnation for his actions. President Barack Obama has insisted that Gadhafi must leave and said Washington was considering a full range of options, including the imposition of a “no-fly” zone over Libya.

The storming of Zawiya, a city of some 200,000 people just 30 miles west of Tripoli, began with a surprise dawn attack by pro-Gadhafi forces firing mortar shells and machine guns. “The number of people killed is so big. The number of the wounded is so big. The number of tanks that entered the city is big,” the rebel in Zawiya said, speaking on condition of anonymity because he feared government reprisal. The rebels vowed to keep up the fight in the city.

Bahrain opposition talks compromise The Washington Post MANAMA, Bahrain — A day after protesters chanting anti-government slogans packed downtown Manama, a key hard-line opposition leader said Saturday that he would be willing to make peace with the royal family — but only if it makes major concessions toward democracy.

Otherwise, protesters will look for new leaders, said Hassan Mushaima, a leader of the anti-government Haq society. When he returned to Bahrain from self-imposed exile in Britain a week ago, some feared that Mushaima would take an uncompromising stand against the government, fragmenting the opposition.

But in the interview, he appeared to leave the door open to an eventual settlement with the Khalifa royal family. Protesters “are looking for another regime … which can give them freedom,” Mushaima said. “If the people agreed with finishing our relationship with the family of the monarchy … I am going with the people.”

CAIRO — Egypt’s oncepowerful and feared interior minister, Habib el-Adly, pleaded not guilty Saturday to corruption charges in the first of what is expected to be a series of speedy, high-profile cases against ministers ousted with former President Hosni Mubarak. “That did not happen,” elAdly calmly said twice when the judge asked whether he had profited illegally from his office and laundered money. His appearance in court was an extraordinary sight in a country where el-Adly, until his Feb. 17 arrest, had controlled all police forces since he became interior minister in 1997. As if to underscore the change, hundreds of protesters in Cairo stormed a headquarters of the state security police. Protesters also took over or protested outside other security compounds around the country, with one center in Alexandria going up in flames Friday night. Disbanding the state security police is a central public demand. Egypt named Gen. Mansour el-Essawy its new interior minister Sunday, Reuters reported. The state news agency MENA quoted el-Essawy as saying his priorities included reinforcing security, which has been lax since the police forces melted away on Jan. 28. At the courthouse, the proceedings were dominated by often unruly lawyers, and the judge barked at the lawyers to remain orderly and postponed the case until April 2. Egypt’s interim military government took no chances with security, moving the proceedings to the criminal court of New Cairo, a modern suburb east of the city. Cameras were barred from the courtroom. Two tanks and two armored personnel carriers, along with at least 100 policemen, blocked the court’s entrance. El-Adly remains under investigation for unleashing the brutal efforts to crush the nonviolent protests that started in Cairo on Jan. 25, but that was not part of Saturday’s proceedings.



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Organized labor hopes attacks help nurture comeback By Steven Greenhouse New York Times News Service

WASHINGTON — When Wisconsin’s governor, Scott Walker, began his crusade against collective bargaining by public employees, his state’s unions seemed woefully outmatched. But Wisconsin’s beleaguered labor movement woke up and mobilized, through e-mail blasts, phone trees and Facebook, getting tens of thousands of supporters to rally in Madison against the legislation and surprising itself that it could muster such a show of force so quickly. For now, the two sides are at a stalemate, with protesters still swarming the Capitol and Democratic senators hiding in Illinois to deny the Republican majority the quorum needed to pass Walker’s bill. Meanwhile, governors in other states, most notably New Jersey and Ohio, have gone on the offensive against labor, deriding teachers unions, tenure and generous pensions. Organized labor has been on a long decline, but the recent attacks against it in Wisconsin and elsewhere have had a surprising result — they have energized the nation’s unions. Instead of just playing defense to protect benefits and bargaining rights, labor leaders are plotting some offense, with several saying Walker may have unwittingly nurtured a comeback by unions. As the Wisconsin showdown has unfolded, several recent national opinion polls have shown strong public backing for unions. And labor leaders say public awareness, especially among younger people, of what unions do has clearly increased. “The challenge for us is to take this moment and turn it into a movement,” said Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers. She acknowledged that she was not sure whether labor could accomplish that, but union leaders are quietly forging strategies to propel labor’s cause beyond the immediate statehouse battles. But many labor experts say that talk of a union resurgence is overly optimistic and that labor leaders may be flattering —

Michael Moore rallies Wisconsin protesters MADISON, Wis. — Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore urged Wisconsin residents Saturday to fight against Republican efforts to strip most public workers of their collective bargaining rights, telling thousands of protesters that “Madison is only the beginning.” The crowd roared in approval as Moore implored demonstrators to keep up their struggle against Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s legislation, saying they’ve galvanized the nation against the wealthy elite and comparing their fight to Egypt’s revolt. He also thanked the 14 state Democratic senators who fled Wisconsin to block a vote on the bill, saying they’ll go down in history books. “We’re going to do this together. Don’t give up. Please don’t give up,” Moore told the protesters, who have swarmed the Capitol every day for close to three weeks. Police said there were “tens of thousands” of protesters but didn’t give a specific count. The vast majority of the crowd was pro-union. No one was arrested or cited. — The Associated Press

even deluding — themselves. Phil Kerpen, vice president for policy at Americans for Prosperity, a conservative advocacy group that backs Walker, said most workers see little value in joining a union. “It’s very unlikely that you’ll see any resurgence in private sector unionization,” he said, “because most workers are worried that unions will put their employer out of business and they’ll lose their job.” Indeed, in today’s tough economic environment, unions are often in the position of negotiating concessions rather than raises and better benefits.

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Workers drill wells in 2010 as part of a project to clean up the groundwater at the site of a blowout at a natural gas well in northeast Wyoming’s Line Creek Valley. The blowout in 2006 created a plume of pollution, including benzene, that has residents worried about the long-term safety of their drinking water.


Blowouts onshore: fear, pollution, uncertainty By Mead Gruver The Associated Press

LINE CREEK VALLEY, Wyo. — A gas well blowout in the shadow of Yellowstone National Park spewed a cloud of explosive natural gas, forced evacuations for miles around and polluted the drinking water — and the people who live in Wyoming’s Line Creek Valley still wonder four years later if their lives will return to normal. Days of panic after the Aug. 11, 2006, blowout at the Crosby 25-3 well have been replaced by lingering uncertainty about a pollution plume 225 feet underground. Now Windsor Energy is applying to drill a new well — inside Shoshone National Forest, less than a mile from the blowout — even though the blowout’s cause, to this day, remains a mystery. “It’s just speculation,” said Tom Doll, supervisor of the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, which oversees oil and gas drilling. “I don’t have anything in the records that show what the cause was.” For some who live in this idyllic valley of cottonwoods cradled by sagebrush hills, where elk outnumber people and the occa-

sional grizzly bear saunters down from the Beartooth Mountains, enough is enough. “I didn’t really believe in that ‘not in my back yard’ philosophy. I felt that someone’s got to bite the bullet, so to speak,” Jim Sonderman, who retired to the valley in 2004, said of area gas drilling. “I’ve kind of changed my views on things.” Last year’s Deepwater Horizon disaster focused international attention on offshore blowouts. But they happen more often onshore, with dangerous effect: release of flammable and toxic gases, spills of oil and drilling fluid, and plumes of groundwater pollution. Most U.S. onshore blowouts occur at gas wells. Tracking them falls to the states. The Texas Railroad Commission lists nearly 100 blowouts in that state since 2006. Louisiana has had 96 onshore blowouts since 1987. Blowouts can result from the failure of blowout preventers, designed to seal off the well bore and block a surge of gas or pressurized oil from underground. They also can occur when the well bore ruptures, which is what happened at the Windsor Energy well here, a couple of miles from

the Montana line. Gaseous mud and gas condensate, a type of light sweet crude, bubbled up around the rig. A sulfurous smell wafted through the air. Firefighters raced up and down the valley telling people to shut off their pilot lights, round up their pets and livestock, and get out. “You could taste it. You could feel it on your skin. And it was just blowing. It was just like this huge cloud of gas coming off this pad,” said Deb Thomas, an environmentalist who lives less than a mile from the well. The blowout happened when the well’s steel casing and cement surrounding the casing ruptured underground. Documents filed with the state show that Nabors Drilling was to use 9 5/8-inch steel pipe reinforced by concrete inside a 12-inch drilling hole. “Typically that should have been enough to prevent such a thing from happening,” Doll said. It’s still unknown if the pipe or cement was defective or if human error was involved. In 2007, Windsor paid a $2,812.50 state fine as part of a settlement with the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality.


Court cases reveal complex web of airline price fixing By Alicia A. Caldwell The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — When the airline industry took a nose dive a decade ago, executives at global carriers scrambled to find a quick fix to avoid financial ruin. What they came up with, according to federal prosecutors, was a massive price-fixing scheme among airlines that artificially inflated passenger and cargo fuel surcharges between 2000 and 2006 to make up for lost profits. The airlines’ crimes cost U.S. consumers and businesses — mostly international passengers and cargo shippers — hundreds of millions of dollars, prosecutors say. But the airlines caught by the Justice Department have paid a hefty price in the five years since the government’s widespread investigation became public. To date, 19 executives have been charged with wrongdoing — four have gone to prison — and 21 airlines have coughed up more than $1.7 billion in fines in one of the largest criminal antitrust investigations in U.S. history. The court cases reveal a complex web of schemes between mostly international carriers willing to fix fees in lockstep with competitors for flights to and from the United States. Convicted airlines include British Airways, Korean Air, and Air France-KLM. No major U.S. carriers have been charged. The price-fixing unraveled largely because two airlines decided to come clean and turn in their co-conspirators. In late 2005, officials with German-based Lufthansa notified the Justice Department that the airline had been conspiring to set cargo surcharges. By Valentine’s

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Bruce McCaffrey, one-time vice president of freight for the Americas at the Australian carrier Qantas, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to restrain trade. He was sentenced to six months in prison in 2008. He admitted working with other airlines to fix cargo fuel surcharges between 2000 and 2006. Keith Packer, a former senior manager of sales and marketing for British Airways, pleaded to conspiracy to restrain trade and was sentenced to eight months in

prison in 2008. He admitted joining the cargo conspiracy in 2002 and participating until February 2006. British Airways and Korean Air pleaded guilty to violating the Sherman act; each was fined $300 million in August 2007. British Airways admitted fixing cargo surcharges from 2002 to 2006 and passenger fuel surcharges from 2004 to 2006. Korean Air admitted fixing cargo and passenger surcharges from 2000 to 2006.

British Airways was one of the airlines convicted in a criminal antitrust case. Day 2006, FBI agents and their counterparts in Europe made the investigation public by raiding airline offices. After those raids, British-based Virgin Atlantic came forward about its role in a similar scheme to set fuel surcharges for passengers. Investigators eventually found a detailed paper trail laying out agreements, stretching back to 2000, to set passenger and cargo fuel surcharges The probe expanded to airlines doing business between the U.S. and Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia. The Lufthansa and Virgin Atlantic mea culpas allowed them to take advantage of a Justice Department leniency program because they helped crack the conspiracies. Former Associate Attorney General Kevin O’Connor, who oversaw Justice’s antitrust division in the late 2000s, said he doesn’t know why they confessed, but the result “demonstrates the effectiveness of that amnesty program.” Now in private practice, O’Connor said companies that

confess for amnesty may be wisely trying to limit liabilities from illegal conduct. “Generally speaking, if they have an inkling they might get caught, they come in,” O’Connor said. “The theory might be that eventually these things will be exposed and why risk continuing.” Federal prosecutors and investigators declined to discuss details of the cases because they are still investigating. “Lufthansa Cargo fully cooperated with the investigation launched by DOJ,” Martin Riecken, Lufthansa’s director of corporate communications for the Americas said. Virgin Atlantic referred all questions to the Justice Department. Airlines and executives who didn’t come forward were charged with violating the Sherman Antitrust Act. Two former airline executives were sentenced to six months in prison; two others were ordered to prison for eight months. Charges are pending against 15 executives, nine of whom are considered fugitives.

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Psychiatrists Continued from A1 Then, like many psychiatrists, he treated 50 to 60 patients in once- or twice-weekly talk-therapy sessions of 45 minutes each. Now, like many of his peers, he treats 1,200 people in mostly 15minute visits for prescription adjustments that are sometimes months apart. Then, he knew his patients’ inner lives better than he knew his wife’s; now, he often cannot remember their names. Then, his goal was to help his patients become happy and fulfilled; now, it is just to keep them functional. Levin has found the transition difficult. He now resists helping patients to manage their lives better. “I had to train myself not to get too interested in their problems,” he said, “and not to get sidetracked trying to be a semi-therapist.” Brief consultations have become common in psychiatry, said Dr. Steven Sharfstein, a former president of the American Psychiatric Association and the president and chief executive of Sheppard Pratt Health System, Maryland’s largest behavioral health system. “It’s a practice that’s very reminiscent of primary care,” Sharfstein said. “They check up on people; they pull out the prescription pad; they order tests.” With thinning hair, a gray beard and rimless glasses, Levin looks every bit the psychiatrist pictured for decades in New Yorker cartoons. His office, just above Dog Daze Canine Hair Designs in this suburb of Philadelphia, has matching leather chairs, and African masks and a moose head on the wall. But there is no couch or daybed; Levin has neither the time nor the space for patients to lie down anymore. On a recent day, a 50-year-old man visited Levin to get his prescriptions renewed, an encounter that took about 12 minutes. Two years ago, the man developed rheumatoid arthritis and became severely depressed. His family doctor prescribed an antidepressant, to no effect. He went on medical leave from his job at an insurance company, withdrew to his basement and rarely ventured out. “I became like a bear hibernating,” he said. He looked for a psychiatrist who would provide talk therapy, write prescriptions if needed and accept his insurance. He found none. He settled on Levin, who persuaded him to get talk therapy from a psychologist and spent months adjusting a mix of medications that now includes different antidepressants and an antipsychotic. The man eventually returned to work and now goes out to movies and friends’ houses. The man’s recovery has been gratifying for Levin, but the brevity of his appointments — like those of all of his patients — leaves him unfulfilled.

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company reimbursement rates and policies that discourage talk therapy are part of the reason. A psychiatrist can earn $150 for three 15-minute medication visits compared with $90 for a 45-minute talk therapy session. Competition from psychologists and social workers — who unlike psychiatrists do not attend medical school, so they can often afford to charge less — is the reason that talk therapy is priced at a lower rate. There is no evidence that psychiatrists provide higher quality talk therapy than psychologists or social workers.

troubled. But she has disciplined herself to confine her interactions to the business at hand. “The reality is that I’m not the therapist anymore,” she said, words that echoed her husband’s. Laura Levin, 63, maintains a lengthy waiting list, and many of the requests are heartbreaking. On a January day, a pregnant mother of a 3-year-old called to say that her husband was so depressed he could not rouse himself from bed. Could he have an immediate appointment? Levin’s first opening was a month away. “I get a call like that every day, and I find it really distressing,” Laura Levin said. “But do we work 12 hours every day instead of 11? At some point, you have to make a choice.”

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Initial consultations with Donald Levin are 45 minutes, while second and later visits are 15. In those first 45 minutes, he takes extensive medical, psychiatric and family histories. He was trained to allow patients to tell their stories in their own unhurried way with few interruptions, but now he asks a rapid-fire series of questions in something akin to a directed interview. Even so, patients sometimes fail to tell him their most important symptoms until the end of the allotted time. “There was a guy who came in today, a 56-year-old man with a series of business failures who thinks he has ADD,” or attention deficit disorder, Levin said. “So I go through the whole thing and ask a series of questions about ADD, and it’s not until the very end when he says, ‘On October 28, I thought life was so bad, I was thinking about killing myself.’ ” With that, Levin began to consider an entirely different diagnosis from the man’s pattern of symptoms: excessive worry, irritability, difficulty falling asleep, muscle tension in his back and shoulders, persistent financial woes, the early death of his father, the disorganization of his mother. “The thread that runs throughout this guy’s life is anxiety, not ADD — although anxiety can impair concentration,” said Levin, who prescribed an antidepressant that he hoped would moderate the man’s anxiety. And he pressed the patient to see a therapist, advice patients frequently ignore. The visit took 55 minutes, putting Levin behind schedule. In 15-minute consultations, Levin asks for quick updates on sleep, mood, energy, concentration, appetite, irritability and problems like sexual dysfunction that can result from psychotropic medications. “And people want to tell me about what’s going on in their lives as far as stress,” Levin said, “and I’m forced to keep saying: ‘I’m not your therapist. I’m not here to help you figure out how to get along with your boss, what you do that’s self-defeating, and what alternative choices you have.’ ” Levin, wearing no-iron khakis,

a button-down blue shirt with no tie, blue blazer and loafers, had a cheery greeting for his morning patients before ushering them into his office. Emerging 15 minutes later after each session, he would walk into Laura Levin’s adjoining office to pick up the next chart, announce the name of the patient in the waiting room and usher that person into his office. He paused at noon to spend 15 minutes eating an Asian chicken salad with Ramen noodles. He got halfway through the salad when an urgent call from a patient made him put down his fork, one of about 20 such calls he gets every day. By afternoon, he had dispensed with the cheery greetings. At 6 p.m., his waiting room empty, Levin heaved a sigh after emerging from his office with his 39th patient. Then the bell on his entry door tinkled again, and another patient came up the stairs. “Oh, I thought I was done,” Levin said, disappointed. Laura Levin handed him the last patient’s chart. The Levins said they did not know how long they could work 11-hour days. “And if the stock market hadn’t gone down two years ago, we probably wouldn’t be working this hard now,” Laura Levin said.


cians often respond to fee cuts by increasing the volume of services they provide, but psychiatrists rarely earn enough to compensate for their additional training. Most would have been better off financially choosing other medical specialties. Dr. Louisa Lance, a former colleague of Levin’s, practices the old style of psychiatry from an office next to her house, 14 miles from Levin’s office. She sees new patients for 90 minutes and schedules follow-up appointments for 45 minutes. Everyone gets talk therapy. Cutting ties with insurers was frightening because it meant relying solely on word-of-mouth, Therapy available, rather than referrals within insurif you can pay ers’ networks, Lance said, but she Of course, there are thousands cannot imagine seeing patients of psychiatrists who still offer talk for just 15 minutes. She charges therapy to all their patients, but $200 for most appointments and they care mostly for the worried treats fewer patients in a week wealthy who pay in cash. In New than Levin treats in a day. York City, for instance, a select “Medication is important,” group of psychiashe said, “but it’s trists charge $600 the relationship or more per hour “It’s a practice that gets people to treat investment that’s very better.” bankers, and top child psychiatrists reminiscent of The business charge $2,000 and primary care. side more for initial They check up evaluations. Levin’s initial When he start- on people; they efforts to get insured in psychiatry, ers to reimburse Levin kept his own pull out the him and persuade schedule in a spiral prescription pad; his clients to make notebook and paid their co-payments they order tests.” college students to were less than spend four hours a — Dr. Steven Sharfstein, successful. His month sending out former president of the office assistants bills. But in 1985, were so sympaAmerican Psychiatric he started a series thetic to his tearful of jobs in hospitals Association patients that they and did not return often failed to colto full-time private lect. So in 2004, he practice until 2000, when he and begged his wife, Laura Levin — a more than a dozen other psychia- licensed talk therapist herself, as trists with whom he had worked a social worker — to take over the were shocked to learn that insur- business end of the practice. ers would no longer pay what they Laura Levin created accounthad planned to charge for talk ing systems, bought two powertherapy. ful computers, licensed a com“At first, all of us held steadfast, puter scheduling program from saying we spent years learning a nearby hospital and hired inthe craft of psychotherapy and dependent contractors to haggle weren’t relinquishing it because with insurers and call patients to of parsimonious policies by man- remind them of appointments. aged care,” Levin said. “But one She imposed a variety of fees on by one, we accepted that that craft patients: $50 for a missed appointwas no longer economically via- ment, $25 for a faxed prescription ble. Most of us had kids in college. refill and $10 extra for a missed And to have your income reduced co-payment. that dramatically was a shock to As soon as a patient arrives, all of us. It took me at least five Laura Levin asks firmly for a coyears to emotionally accept that payment, which can be as much I was never going back to do- as $50. She schedules follow-up ing what I did before and what I appointments without asking for loved.” preferred times or dates because He could have accepted less she does not want to spend premoney and could have provided cious minutes as patients search time to patients even when insur- their calendars. If patients say ers did not pay, but, he said, “I they cannot make the appointwant to retire with the lifestyle ments she scheduled, Laura Levin that my wife and I have been liv- changes them. ing for the last 40 years.” “This is about volume,” she said, “Nobody wants to go back- “and if we spend two minutes exwards, moneywise, in their ca- tra or five minutes extra with evreer,” he said. “Would you?” ery one of 40 patients a day, that Levin would not reveal his in- means we’re here two hours loncome. In 2009, the median annual ger every day. And we just can’t compensation for psychiatrists do it.” was about $191,000, according to She said that she would like to surveys by a medical trade group. be more giving of herself, particuTo maintain their incomes, physi- larly to patients who are clearly


“I miss the mystery and intrigue of psychotherapy,” he said. “Now I feel like a good Volkswagen mechanic.” “I’m good at it,” Levin went on, “but there’s not a lot to master in medications. It’s like ‘2001: A Space Odyssey,’ where you had Hal the supercomputer juxtaposed with the ape with the bone. I feel like I’m the ape with the bone now.” The switch from talk therapy to medications has swept psychiatric practices and hospitals, leaving many older psychiatrists feeling unhappy and inadequate. A 2005 government survey found that just 11 percent of psychiatrists provided talk therapy to all patients, a share that had been falling for years and has most likely fallen more since. Psychiatric hospitals that once offered patients months of talk therapy now discharge them within days with only pills. Recent studies suggest that talk therapy may be as good as or better than drugs in the treatment of depression, but fewer than half of depressed patients now get such therapy compared with the vast majority 20 years ago. Insurance

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“I had to train myself not to get too interested in their problems and not to get sidetracked trying to be a semi-therapist,” says Dr. Donald Levin, a psychiatrist whose practice no longer includes talk therapy, a change brought about in large part because of changes in how much insurance will pay.

patients 10 or more times before arriving at a diagnosis. Now, he makes that decision in the first 45-minute visit. “You have to have a diagnosis to get paid,” he said with a shrug. “I play the game.” In interviews, six of Levin’s patients — their identities, like those of the other patients, are being withheld to protect their privacy — said they liked him despite the brief visits. “I don’t need a halfhour or an hour to talk,” said a stone mason who has panic attacks and depression and is prescribed an antidepressant. “Just give me some medication, and that’s it. I’m OK.” Another patient, a licensed therapist who has postpartum depression worsened by several miscarriages, said she sees Levin every four weeks, which is as often as her insurer will pay for the visits. Levin has prescribed antidepressants as well as drugs to combat anxiety. She also sees a therapist, “and it’s really, really been helping me, especially with my anxiety,” she said. She said she likes Levin and feels that he listens to her. Levin expressed some astonishment that his patients admire him as much as they do. “The sad thing is that I’m very important to them, but I barely know them,” he said. “I feel shame about that, but that’s probably because I was trained in a different era.” The Levins’ youngest son, Matthew, is now training to be a psychiatrist, and Donald Levin said he hoped that his son would not feel his ambivalence about their profession since he will not have experienced an era when psychiatrists lavished time on every patient. Before the 1920s, many psychiatrists were stuck in asylums treating confined patients covered in filth, so most of the 20th century was unusually good for the profession. In a telephone interview from the University of California, Irvine, where he is completing the last of his training to become a child and adolescent psychiatrist, Matthew Levin said, “I’m concerned that I may be put in a position where I’d be forced to sacrifice patient care to make a living, and I’m hoping to avoid that.”

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Land use Continued from A1 “The majority of states that don’t have land use planning are suffering economic woes also,” he said. The way it works now, the Land Conservation and Development Commission is a seven-member board of citizens from throughout the state, appointed by the governor and confirmed by the senate. The commission is charged with setting statewide policy. The Department of Land Conservation and Development, with a staff of about 50 people, supports trained land use professionals. The staff also serves as advisers for local cities and governments to ensure planning codes are abiding by state rules. In some instances, the commission does have regulatory authority. There are 10 representatives from the department who are land use planning professionals placed throughout the state. Under Garrard’s bill, the five regional land use planning commissions would each have a chairman. Each chairman would sit on a statewide board and make up the state Land Conservation and Development Commission. Garrard said he believes the plan could save the state money by dismantling the current department and essentially staffing it with local volunteers. Neither a fiscal nor revenue impact statement has been done.

Locals weigh in During the 2009 session, a debate over the future of the Metolius River Basin, in Jefferson County, raged at both the local level and in Salem. After a process started by former Gov. Ted Kulongoski, the basin was designated as the state’s first Area of Critical State Concern, meaning all large-scale development was banned. Jefferson County commissioners, who fought the designation, urged the DLCD to be more transparent. Hearings were held throughout Central Oregon and in Salem, but local officials said at the time, they felt they were often left out of the loop. The state, they said, was usurping local control and going through a rushed process to create the designation. Jefferson County Community Director Jon Skidmore said that if the state had regional planning commissions, it’s unlikely the Metolius outcome would have been different. But he said there could have been more compromise or at least a more collaborative approach. “Perhaps (had there been a regional land use commission) they would have worked with the county and property owners to work out a kinder, gentler solution that would have permitted some degree of development,” Skidmore said. Skidmore is working to change an administrative rule that prohibits landowners and developers from putting large, commercial solar farms on their property. Under state rule, energy-generating facilities cannot exceed 12 acres on high-value farmland or 20 acres on low-value farmland, unless they receive an exception, which is difficult to obtain. The DLCD is looking at changing the rule. Jefferson County officials are among the first to push for a change in the rule. Skidmore said he believes if the rules didn’t need to be applicable to the entire state, the process could have been expedited. Right now, he said land in Jefferson County that isn’t irrigated or being used for farming is sitting empty, protected under the high-value farmland zoning. “When (people) think it’s protected for agriculture, they think rolling hills with (high-quality) soil. We have areas that don’t meet that description but that are protected,” Skidmore said. Deschutes County Community Planning Director Nick Lelack said any proposal that would modernize the statewide planning system is worth considering. “The regional characteristics of this state deserve consideration to address the unique landscapes, climates, economies, environments and cultures,” he said. “It’s a diverse state.”

Negotiations Localizing of land use planning is not a new concept. In fact, a similar bill proposed last session died in committee. Rep. Garrard said that with the house split 30 Republicans and 30 Democrats this session, there is a better chance of passage. “This bill has been adopted by the Republican caucus as one of their primary bills,” Garrard said. “That’s how much emphasis the Republicans in this Legislature feel about economic development in rural Oregon.” He knows the bill will be a tough sell to some. If it doesn’t

pass, he hopes the bill will serve as a starting point for negotiations toward local control. So far, he said, it’s already working. “We’re looking for leverage and public support because we want to keep this concept alive and moving forward,” Garrard said. “You know the saying? How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. If we could get one bite in this session and move toward (that goal). …” Jim Rue, deputy director with DLCD, said he has spoken with

Garrard. The department does not support Garrard’s bill. But he said the department is open to changing the way Oregon manages growth. “There are real concerns about the way the system works today, and we’re going to try to begin the process to address those,” he said. A committee hearing for the bill has not yet been scheduled. Lauren Dake can be reached at 541-419-8074 or at

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Cuban trial of U.S. worker draws to close The Associated Press HAVANA — The trial of a U.S. government contractor facing up to 20 years in jail on charges he sought to undermine Cuba’s government wrapped up Saturday after both sides gave closing arguments, but with no indication of when a verdict might come. A statement by the Cuban

government Saturday night said that during the trial Gross accepted some responsibility but added that he had been “used” and blamed the company that sent him to the island. The fate of Alan Gross, a 61-year-old Maryland native detained for more than a year since being caught bringing communications equipment

onto the communist-run island, was in the hands of a five-judge panel. Gloria Berbena, a spokeswoman for the U.S. diplomatic mission on the island, reiterated after the government statement was released that no verdict had been announced. She said Gross’ Cuban lawyer would be notified when a verdict was reached.


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Continued from A1 “I knew the afternoon that I met her that she was my kid,” Charlie said. “She was my daughter and I just hadn’t met her yet. I thought about adoption the moment I heard her story. It tore me apart.” Ester was found on the streets of Uganda two years ago by the Redeemer House Orphanage, which is operated by Kathy Vaughan, of Prineville. Only bits and pieces of Ester’s story exist. The young girl gave them a broad version of the tale when they met, but more gritty details have emerged as the legal process of adoption has forced her to tell of a life filled with poverty, abandonment and abuse. What they know for sure is that Ester’s father died shortly after her birth. Her mother remarried at some point and Ester was abandoned. “They don’t take care of their stepchildren there,” Jenay said. “That’s just the way it works sometimes. We know there was abuse, but it’s not easy for her to talk about.” The Brewers believe it was part

Netflix Continued from A1 Because if Netflix can bring movies straight to your living room through the Internet, it can bring a full slate of TV shows, too. Pretty soon, who needs cable? On the other hand, if cable companies can bring you movies and TV directly over high-speed Internet lines, who needs Netflix? Multibillion-dollar corporations are fretting over those questions and fighting to influence the outcome. “No one can deny that Netflix has become a huge player in the industry,” said Deana Myers, a research analyst at the investment firm SNL Kagan. “But there are big questions surrounding the company, and they have big obstacles ahead.” Netflix has been disruptive since its inception in 1997. That year, Reed Hastings, a former Peace Corps volunteer and MIT engineering graduate, received a $40 video late fee and thought, “There has to be a better way.” So he built a website with partner Marc Randolph for Internet

Jesus with them.” Vaughn said anyone interested in donating to the orphanage can visit it online at or visit the Hand of Hope site at php/sponsor/61acres/. Vaughn added that beyond monetary donations, the orphanage is looking for loving families. “Far more important than funds, we are always looking for Christian families to adopt these awesome kids,” she said. “You will make an incredible difference in their lives, but they will change yours in ways you can’t imagine.”

“She was my daughter and I just hadn’t met her yet,” says Charlie Brewer of Ester. “I thought about adoption the moment I heard her story. It tore me apart.”

of a plan. Giving credit to God for bringing them together, they agree the girl was meant to be a Brewer. And while Jenay said she could never imagine such things happening to her children, she knows she will have to come to grips with Ester’s background. Ester is a Brewer now — a passport arrived last week with her new name on it — and the family knows it will take

time to complete the transition. “It’s going to be a major change,” Jenay said. “We’ve had counseling sessions to prepare. We know not to take her to Costco for a while. We’re going to home-school her for some time to see where she’s at. It’s going to be a challenge.” Meanwhile Charlie is worrying about the airport. “We’re going through an inter-

national airport in Amsterdam that is going to be filled with more technology than she can imagine,” he said. “There is going to be more food available at that airport than she has seen in her life.” Charlie, owner of Empire Homes, said Ester has given him pause to think about cultural concepts that will be new to his new daughter. When Ester saw a bro-

chure for his construction business, she wanted to know what the white box was in the kitchen. “It was an oven,” Charlie said. “I told her that, yes, it does cook food inside of the box.” The last time Jenay and Charlie were with Ester was in January for court hearings. Before they left, Charlie looked at Ester and made a promise.

users to sign up for seven-day DVD rentals. Two years later, the mail-order service copied the health-club business model and offered unlimited DVD rentals for monthly memberships. People liked it. No more late fees. No lines. You didn’t have to go any farther than the mailbox to get your movies. For Blockbuster, not so good. Netflix almost single-handedly wiped out the retail video rental business. Blockbuster went bankrupt last fall.

ical conclusion, you wind up with TV and Internet merging. Much of the telecom industry thinks that in a few years, people will watch TV and movies and surf the Web all with the same gear. So who brings you that service? It could be cable companies. Comcast just bought NBC Universal, which makes it a one-stop shop for cable TV, Internet service and movies. Or it could be phone companies. Verizon has a huge mobile Internet operation, plus fiber optic cables into more and more homes. Or it could be Netflix, which has the advantage of its relationship with an enormous subscriber base and a total stock-market value of $11 billion. “There is every reason to believe that between their market cap and public access to funds, Netflix is a buyer of content with big dollars,” said John Calkins, executive vice president of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, in a phone interview. Some in the industry think that is ridiculous. Time Warner Cable’s chief, Glenn Britt, said in an interview that Netflix is just a middleman — that it will soon

go the way of Blockbuster when consumers realize they can get all they want directly from the big telecoms. Others in the industry fear Netflix. They worry that it will dominate the marketplace and make content less valuable by imposing a low-cost Internet business model (how’s the music business doing these days?). Investors in cable companies fear that TV subscribers will flee, leaving them with Internet access businesses that simply manage traffic created by Netflix customers. “There are many incentives to create hurdles for online video firms like Netflix,” said Parul Desai, policy counsel for Consumers Union, parent of Consumer Reports magazine. “They are going up against powerful media and Internet service providers who are trying to come up with their own Internet video strategies and could limit access to content and access to their consumers.” So far, Netflix is last on Hollywood’s schedule. Movies first hit theaters and then DVD services such as Red Box. Last to receive “Inception” and other blockbusters are on-demand cable services

and Netflix. That’s partly because Netflix doesn’t pay as much, and partly because the big studios don’t want to undercut their DVD and cable licensing deals. “What Netflix and other broadband distributors mean for us is another avenue of distribution for our content and brand,” said Philippe Dauman, president of Viacom, in a phone interview. He said he had viewed Netflix with skepticism until last year, when it began offering more money for licenses to stream Viacom programming. But he also wants to proceed slowly with partnerships online. Delays and access to only certain, mostly older, content are key. Want to watch the previous four seasons of “Friday Night Lights”? It’s easy on Netflix, but you’ll have to watch the fifth and final season through NBC. The Super Bowl and Academy Awards won’t make it to Netflix, Hulu or YouTube for a long time.

Continued from A1 They are in the middle of a fundraising campaign called “61 Acres in 61 Days,” which ends Easter Sunday. “[We] hope to raise money to buy 61 acres near our current rented home where Redeemer House plans to build an orphan village,” Vaughan said. “[There] we will have our own school and clinic, a guest house, and a home for very sick orphans. We will farm, raise animals, and work with the villagers around us to help improve their standard of living and to share

The rush to stream But even faster than the business model could go from storefront rentals to mail-order rentals, it changed again. The spread of broadband Internet service led to the rise of online movie-watching. And this is where it gets messy. Netflix has concentrated more of its business on streaming movies straight to your home and mobile gadgets. A lot of other powerful corporate interests, though, are converging on this spot — a fundamental change in the way people consume entertainment. If you think it through to its log-

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“We will never abandon you,” he said. “You will never be abandoned again.” Charlie said it was one of the most difficult things he has said in his life. “It was very hard on me,” he said. “You really can’t fathom it unless you see it or feel it. You think about how many times they’ve heard that someone is coming back or someone is going to be there for them. She’s been left before. So many times. It was faith on her part as well to go through this.” Now it is time to fulfill the promise. The Brewers expect a final hearing with the embassy in Uganda will be completed March 25. Charlie, his 18-year-old daughter, Lashae, and 16-year-old son, Kole, will leave for Uganda on March 18. They have return tickets for March 28, and Ester has one too. “At this point I just want my daughter home,” Jenay said. “It was so hard leaving her there the last time we left. It was like leaving the hospital without your child. Now I’m just ready for us to be a family.” Erik Hidle can be reached at 541-617-7837 or at

and streaming-video viewers plays out across the country, BendBroadband customers in Central Oregon will be the first in the nation to tap into a uniquely comprehensive video access format. Called Alpha, the service will combine many home digital devices and services — cable Internet, telephone and video — into one hub, enhance them with more content and features and allow them to communicate. At the heart of Alpha is a box, called a media gateway, that’s about the size of a digital video recorder. It combines into one package the cable Internet modem, wireless router, telephone-service modem and DVR that clutter some BendBroadband customers’ living rooms today. It also will be the platform to provide even more enhanced services in the future. BendBroadband is testing the new service in a small number of homes and plans to launch it for all customers in April. A story in The Bulletin’s archives by staff reporter Tim Doran contributed to this report.

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N  B Tornado hits Louisiana town; 1 dead, 11 hurt RAYNE, La. — A tornado slammed a southwestern Louisiana town Saturday, killing a young mother who was sheltering her child and injuring 11 other people. More than 100 homes were damaged, many of them destroyed, authorities said, and about 1,500 people were evacuated because of natural gas leaks. Maxine Trahan, a spokeswoman for the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office, said 21-year-old Jalisa Granger was killed when a tree fell on her house. “She sheltered the child to protect her from the storm and a tree fell on the house and it killed the mother but the child was OK,” Trahan said, adding that a relative who lived nearby found them. Debris was littered throughout Rayne, a town of about 8,500 people, after a line of violent thunderstorms moved through the area and left behind a swath of damage about a quarter of a mile wide to three miles long.

W.Va. hospital shown to overradiate patients A large West Virginia hospital seriously overradiated patients suspected of having strokes with CT scans for more than a year after similar episodes prompted federal officials to alert hospitals nationwide to be especially careful when using those types of scans, interviews and documents show. Patients at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, W.Va., were overdosed with radiation until late November, records show, even though the Food and Drug Administration had publicly issued its final report on hundreds of overdoses involving brain scans at other hospitals, and after these errors were discussed publicly in Congress and by state officials and professional organizations. Federal records indicate that Cabell knew of some of the overdoses for three months, but it did not disclose them publicly until The New York Times called the hospital for comment late last week. Within hours, the hospital issued a news release that was picked up by the local media. Charles Shumaker, a hospital spokesman, declined to say how many patients were overdosed, why the mistakes occurred or whether any hospital employees were disciplined as a result.

‘East Coast Rapist’ suspect arrested An elusive suspect wanted in at least a dozen sexual attacks across four states over the last decade was captured on Friday in Connecticut by law enforcement agents who received a tip about his whereabouts, officials said. Officers and agents of the U.S. Marshals Service arrested the suspect, Aaron H. Thomas, at 2:15 p.m. Friday, on a street in New Haven, the police said, adding that he had ties to Virginia and a history including work as a long-haul trucker. The long string of violence began with a gunpoint attack of a female bicyclist in Maryland in February 1997 and culminated in the rapes of two teenage trick-or-treaters on Halloween night in 2009 in Prince William County, Va., according to an FBI bulletin. In between, there were attacks in Fairfax and Leesburg, Va., in Cranston, R.I., and in New Haven, the authorities said. They added that more episodes could eventually be linked to the case. The attacker was referred to as “the East Coast Rapist.” Thomas was charged with first-degree sexual assault, burglary and risk of injury to a minor in connection with an attack in New Haven in 2007; he was also charged as a fugitive in connection with the Virginia case, the news release said. — From wire reports

Continued from A1 So that sore throat wasn’t just an irritant. It was a challenge to the whole gutcentered worldview on which his bid for extreme longevity rests. “I went back in my mind: What am I not eating enough of?” he told me. Definitely not fruits and vegetables: He crams as many as 20 of them into the smoothies he drinks two to three times a day. Probably not protein: He eats plenty of seafood, egg whites, beans and nuts to compensate for his avoidance of dairy, red meat and poultry, which are consigned to a list of forbidden foods that also includes alcohol, sugar and salt. “I couldn’t figure it out,” he said. So he made a frustrated peace with his malady, which was gone in 36 hours. “I wasn’t really struggling with it,” he said. “But my voice changed a little bit. I always have a powerful voice.” Indeed, he speaks so loudly at times, and in such a declamatory manner, that it cows people. “When I open my mouth,” he noted, “the room rings.” The room ringing just then was the vast common area of his North Carolina lodge, which sits on more than 500 acres of woods and meadows where a flock of rare black Welsh sheep roam under the protection of four Great Pyrenees dogs. Murdock keeps yet another black Welsh flock at one of his two homes in Southern California, a 2,200-acre ranch whose zoological bounty extends to a herd of longhorn cattle, about 800 koi in a man-made lake and 16 horses. He has five homes in all. Forbes magazine’s most recent list of the 400 richest Americans put him at No. 130, with an estimated net worth of $2.7 billion, thanks to real estate development and majority stakes in an array of companies, most notably Dole.

A public diet His affluence has enabled him to turn his private fixation on diet and longevity into a public one. I went to see him first in North Carolina in late January. It is there, outside of Charlotte, in a city named Kannapolis near his lodge, that he has spent some $500 million of his fortune in recent years to construct the North Carolina Research Campus, a scientific center dedicated to his conviction that plants hold the promise of optimal health and maximal life span. There are health nuts, and then there is Murdock: health paragon, patron and proselytizer. But what set him on his quest was a loss that no amplitude of wellness can restore, and even if he teased out his days into eternity, he would be hard-pressed to fill them with the contentment they once had. Murdock grew up in the tiny town of Wayne, Ohio, the middle child of three and the only son. He didn’t see much of his father, a traveling salesman, but was close to his mother, who took in laundry and scrubbed floors to help make ends meet. She died, from cancer, when she was just 42 and he 17. By then he was living on his own, having dropped out of school at 14. He has dyslexia, though no one initially realized it, and never managed grades better than D’s. After finishing several years of service in the U.S. Army at age 22, he was not only penniless but also homeless, and slept for a while under a bush in a Detroit park. He would cadge coffee from a friend employed at a greasy spoon. A man who worked for a loan company met Murdock there, learned that he was a veteran and offered to help. With the man’s assistance, he rounded up $1,200 in loans and bought that diner. He sold it a year and a half

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David Murdock, pictured in 2006 at a groundbreaking ceremony for the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, N.C., has turned his private fixation on diet and longevity into a public one. The research campus, on which he has spent $500 million, helps study his conviction that plants hold the promise of optimal health and maximal life span. later for $1,900, set out for California and stopped along the way in Phoenix, where the opportunity to make money was too good to pass up. He stayed for 17 years, buying cheap land and constructing affordable houses for all the people moving South and West after World War II. Houses and small office buildings were followed by larger office buildings, in Arizona and California and eventually the Midwest. To invest all the money pouring in, he bought stock, then more stock, then whole companies. He took over Dole, part of a larger company, Castle & Cooke, which he acquired control of in 1985. It was a heady ride, and his partner for the headiest stretch of it was a German-born beauty who became his wife in 1967, when he was in his mid-40s and she was in her late 20s. Her name was Gabriele. Although he’d been married twice before, he hadn’t fathered any children. With Gabriele he had two boys, who joined a son of hers whom he adopted. He moved his base of operations from Arizona to California and, for his new family, bought the legendary Conrad Hilton estate in Beverly Hills. Soon afterward, for weekend getaways, he also bought the ranch, in Ventura County, about a 30-minute drive away.

Tragic turn In 1983 Gabriele was given a diagnosis of advanced ovarian cancer. Determined to heal her somehow, David wondered about nutrition and began to do extensive research into what she — and he, in support of her — should eat. The answer was more or less the kind of diet he has stuck to ever since. Because many cancers have environmental links and the one she got didn’t run in her family, David suspects that lifestyle was a culprit, and is convinced that if the two of them had eaten better sooner, she would have been spared the year and a half of hope and fear and pain. “If I had known what I know today,” he says, “I could have saved my wife’s life. And I think I could have saved my mother’s life too.” Gabriele Murdock died 18 years into their marriage, in 1985. She was 43. Less than a year later, the oldest of the couple’s three sons, Eugene, drowned in the estate’s pool, apparently after accidentally hitting his head. He was 23. Even then death wasn’t done with the family. About seven years ago, the second of the three boys, David II, had a fatal car crash as he sped down the Santa Monica Freeway. He

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was 36. The family is down to just Murdock and his youngest son, Justin, now 38, who helps run NovaRx, a biotechnology firm in which Murdock owns a controlling share. Murdock did marry a fourth time, and then a fifth, but neither union lasted long. He has been single for more than a decade now, though he frequently makes passing references to “my wife,” meaning Gabriele, photographs of whom dominate his homes. The other wives don’t show up. For a few years after losing Gabriele and Eugene, David delegated many business dealings to subordinates. When his zest finally returned, he was consumed by the subject of what and how he and Gabriele should have eaten. Bit by bit his entire world became one of well-being. Out behind the orchid conservatory on his California ranch, he constructed tens of thousands of square feet of additional greenhouse space, where a small posse of gardeners tends an encyclopedic array of produce.

Beliefs and business At Dole’s headquarters in Westlake Village, Calif., employees eat in a subsidized cafeteria where salad is plentiful and chicken nuggets unthinkable, and they have free access to a company gym where personal training, also subsidized, is $30 an hour. Across the street is a hotel, completed in 2006 and operated by the Four Seasons, that Murdock built to house the California Health and Longevity Institute, a combination medical suite, spa and demonstration kitchen. The institute and hotel are meant to turn a profit — and do, a small one — and they underscore how interconnected Murdock’s evangelism and business interests have become. As does the research campus. Dole is the world’s largest producer of fruits and vegetables, so studies into their health benefits have a huge potential upside for the company. Many of the foods under the microscope are foods Dole sells. Blueberries, for example. World-renowned blueberry authority Mary Ann Lila — technically affiliated now with North Carolina State University — and her colleagues are using the campus’ high-powered nuclear magnetic-resonance machines to look for the unknown natural compounds in blueberries that will speed their efforts to maximize the fruit’s medicinal properties. They believe blueberries could help combat several diseases, including obesity.

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Other researchers on campus are investigating such matters as the extent to which quercetin, found in the skins of apples, can have an anti-inflammatory effect, and how a certain type of fermented Chinese tea can lower bad cholesterol. Murdock is also spending millions on the Murdock Study, with the goal of enrolling 50,000 Kannapolis-area residents, taking full blood work from them, storing it in a refrigerated warehouse and annually monitoring the residents’ health. The hope is that the study will help determine what biological markers today can tell doctors about the onset of disease decades later. The results won’t be proprietary to Dole. Murdock says that he wants to slay such killers as diabetes, heart disease and, of course, cancer, and the scientists around him say that in some monumentally optimistic corner of his mind, he quite possibly believes he can. Unable to save Gabriele or the boys, he’s out to save the world. Dreamers have pursued longevity — and, in some cases, immortality — in all sorts of wacky and exacting ways, from hyperbaric chambers to cryogenics. And they have sought to fine-tune their bodies with all manner of rigorously proscribed diets.

sources beyond legumes has emerged as the consensus recommendation of most medical professionals. The doctors who work with Murdock — who stands 5-foot8 and weighs about 140 pounds — say that he has ideal blood pressure, clear arteries, good muscle tone. But they doubt that these will carry him to 125. They point out that he didn’t adopt his healthful ways until his 60s, and they note that genes often trump behavior. Although Murdock’s father lived well into his 90s, his mother died young, and his sisters are both dead. “There’s been no documented intervention that has been shown to radically extend duration of life — ever,” says S. Jay Olshansky, an expert on aging who teaches at the School of Public Health at the University of Illinois-Chicago. Told of Murdock’s health-minded habits, Olshansky said that just about all of them were prudent ways of probably “letting his body live out to its genetic potential,” but added, “He’ll be disappointed when he doesn’t reach 125.” I got the feeling that part of what pushes Murdock toward 125 is the sheer challenge. He bragged to me several times about once transplanting a centuries-old tree larger than any ever successfully moved. And he drew my attention to scores of oddly shaped boulders from Thailand’s River Kwai that decorate the grounds of the ranch. He says that he still gets pleasure from them, and from much of the rest of his gilded life, and that he doesn’t know what, if anything, comes after. Although he is a churchgoing Christian, death, he concedes, could simply be blackness, nullity. During my last visit with him, Murdock took me out to see the koi. He enjoys tossing them their pellets of food from the red wood bridge that arches over the lake. “You want to know what I like and what makes me happy?” he said as we stood on the bridge. “Just having these fish makes me happy. Every one is alive because of me.” We began tossing out pellets by the handful. He told me that I wasn’t using enough muscle and showed me how it was done. Then he frowned. The koi, he said, weren’t lunging and thrashing. Had someone fed them too recently? Was someone feeding them too often? He vowed to look into it, declaiming the same fault in the fish that he finds in so many of the planet’s inhabitants. “They’re not eating the way I like them to,” he said.

Ideal diet? Murdock’s methods are, in that context, utterly mainstream, an example of extraordinary discipline rather than frontier science. A plant-based diet that’s low in animal fat while still allowing for protein

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B OREGON Republicans optimistic at conference, see Page B3. OBITUARIES Harvard spiritual leader Gomes dies, see Page B5.


Wildfire risk areas identified

Salem Week Examining each week of the 2011 Legislature from a Central Oregon perspective Analysis

Colleges seek tuition control By Nick Budnick The Bulletin

SALEM — If you are a parent signing a $20,000 check over to a private college, you have a good idea of where that money is headed. You can’t say the same, however, when you fork over a wad of tuition cash to Oregon’s state universities. University officials aren’t allowed to spend money collected from students on programs for those same students — that is, not without permission from state lawmakers. What sometimes

happens instead is that the Legislature raids tuition funds to balance its budget. “If you wrote a check and went down to (Oregon State University), there’s nothing right now that will stop the Legislature from taking that money and spending it somewhere else,” said Sen. Mark Hass, D-Beaverton. “There’s literally no difference between the University of Oregon and the Department of Motor Vehicles in terms of their structure — and I just think that’s fundamentally wrong.” See Tuition / B2

Report emphasizes need to reduce buildup of flammable debris in Bend neighborhoods By Kate Ramsayer The Bulletin

Neighborhoods including southwest Bend, west Bend and southeast Bend are at the highest risk of wildfires in the greater Bend area, according to a new report that outlines priority areas for work that would help reduce the risk of fire.

Other neighborhoods — like Awbrey Glen and Sunset View Estates — have taken measures over the past five years to shrink the risk of wildfires. The draft of the Greater Bend Community Wildfire Protection Plan, released last week, acknowledges the work completed since the first plan for

Bend was released in 2006 and lays out the need for more fuelsreducing work. Awareness that something needs to be done to protect neighborhoods from wildfire has increased in the past five years, said Katie Lighthall, program director with Project Wildfire. The Deschutes County organization focuses on wildfire education and prevention efforts. When the first version of the Bend plan came out in 2006,

Project Wildfire staff had to knock on doors to drum up interest in projects like creating a defensible space around homes by cleaning up flammable debris, Lighthall said. Now, residents are calling, asking if they can be part of efforts to reduce risks. “People seem to understand that lightning’s going to come through every summer, and it’s just a matter of when,” she said. “We want them to be prepared.” See Wildfires / B6

Unstoppable heroes

Who’s making news Name: Rick Allen Age: 53 Family: Single Education: Madras High School, 1975 Occupation: Interim city manager for La Pine, owns a property management company Last week in Salem: In his most recent role as interim city manager for La Pine, Allen was

in Salem this week for a meeting with the Department of Land Conservation and Development regarding the city of La Pine’s comprehensive plan. Allen also used the opportunity to meet with local lawmakers and ensure they understand how important it is for the city of La Pine to get a proposed biomass project up and going. See Allen / B2

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Senate • LOOKS AT HOW THE FOREST PRODUCTS INDUSTRIES ARE AFFECTED BY THE GREEN JOBS GROWTH INITIATIVE Passed 29-0 on Monday. Senate Bill 192 would require examining the key growth factors and employment projections in the forest products industry as part of the green job growth initiative. The Oregon Business Development Department would be in charge of using the criteria before investing. Sen. Ted Ferrioli, R .......Yes Sen. Chris Telfer, R .......Yes Sen. Doug Whitsett, R .. Yes

• CHANGES THE DISTANCE ALLOWED BETWEEN PRIVATE HUNTING RESERVES Passed 26-3 on Wednesday. Senate Bill 296 would create a larger distance between two private hunting reserves, going from one-half mile to three miles, unless the two reserves are

Sen. Ted Ferrioli, R ...... Yes Sen. Chris Telfer, R ..... Yes Sen. Doug Whitsett, R .. No


Veteran Bill Gray, of Coos Bay, practices his turns in a “sitski” with volunteers Matt Alvarado, left, and Jim Hansen during Oregon Adaptive Sports’ “Heroes in Sisters” program at Hoodoo Mountain Resort on Saturday

Despite lost limbs, paralysis, veterans carve it up at Hoodoo Veteran Garrett Jones, 25, of Newberg, carves a turn on his snowboard on Saturday.

Passed 58-1 on Monday. House Bill 2071 considered the increase in the number of personal income tax returns being filed and gives the revenue department the ability to make corporations and paid tax preparers file electronic returns, if they have done so for federal returns. There are some exceptions. Rep. Jason Conger, R ..Yes Rep. John Huffman, R ..Yes Rep. Mike McLane, R .. Yes Rep. Gene Whisnant, R..Yes See Votes / B2

What’s ahead • ALLOW HOMEMADE BEER AND WINE TO BE TRANSPORTED Monday, 8 a.m.: House Committee on Business and Labor moves the discussion to the House over whether craft beer and wine makers should be able to transport their products. The idea in SB 444 is to fix an old Oregon Liquor Control Commission statute that has only recently been enforced and ended up stopping home brew and county fair competitions throughout the state. The idea has widespread support.

• STOP FUNDING FOR POSITIONS LEFT OPEN FOR MORE THAN SIX MONTHS Tuesday, 8 a.m.: House Committee on General Government and Consumer Protection will consider a bill, HB 3360, that would stop funding for positions within state agencies if the spot has been open for six months. It’s an effort to save the state money. See Ahead / B2

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trapping in to his snowboard at the base of Hoodoo Mountain Resort on Saturday afternoon, Garrett Jones issued a challenge. “Try to keep up,” he said, grinning as he lifted himself upright, his prosthetic left leg peeking out between the top of his boot and the bottom of his blaze orange pants. Jones, 25, is both a participant and an instructor with “Heroes in Sisters,” a program of Oregon Adaptive Sports, created to bring disabled veterans up to the mountains for a day of skiing and snowboarding. Now in its fourth year, the event hosted 15 veterans

Washington Week The U.S. House voted Tuesday to prevent a government shutdown by extending funding for the federal government by two weeks. The vote is meant to give agencies the ability to continue operating. It also cuts $4 billion in spending. “Today’s vote by the House gives Senator Reid another two weeks to consider H.R. 1, legislation passed by the House that would fund the government through September while providing billions in spending cuts needed to help create a better environment for job creation,” read a statement on the website of Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio. “The House approved H.R. 1 ten days ago, but the Senate, unfortunately, has taken no action on H.R. 1 or any other legislation that would keep the government operating for the remainder of the fiscal year. Stopgap measures like the one approved in the House today are only needed because the Democrats who run Washington failed to pass a budget last year and are now failing to listen to the American people who want to keep the government running while cutting spending.” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., countered in a speech she gave, which was transcribed on her website. “I just want to know where everybody was in the days when this deficit grew in the 8 years of the Bush Administration. That’s why we are in the situation we are today. That’s why we must again make some very difficult decisions. So what is before us today is a short term, let’s just keep the government open two weeks, so we use that time to do the right thing. Use that time to have a reality check. A reality check on how we got these deficits in the first place and how tax cuts at the highest end, they do not create jobs but increase the deficit and are not the appropriate path to deficit reduction. How cutting education and therefore the innovation that goes with it and the strength of our children and our economy is affected, is not the way to do it. Many people here have much experience on the way to do it and they sit on both sides of the aisle.” See Washington / B2

from around the state, providing an all-expenses-paid experience with everything from equipment to instruction to lodging. A Newberg native, Jones was on foot patrol with the Marines in Iraq when an IED blew off his left leg four years ago. Having grown up snowboarding at Timberline Lodge, Jones said he thought of little beyond how he would eventually get back on his snowboard. Now with the help of a sophisticated prosthetic that includes a spring-loaded knee, Jones is indistinguishable from any other snowboarder on the mountain, provided he rolls down his pants. See Heroes / B6

Bicycling advocates send representative to national summit in Washington By Hillary Borrud The Bulletin

Commute Options for Central Oregon is sending a representative to Washington, D.C., this week to attend the National Bike Summit and push lawmakers to protect programs that have paid for local transportation projects. The trip is a first for the nonprofit, which educates and encourages people to ride bicycles and walk instead of driving. Kim Curley, the community outreach director for Commute Options, will attend the threeday summit. The National Bike Summit, organized by the League of American Bicyclists, will take place Tuesday through Thursday.

Curley plans to tell lawmakers how two federal programs — Safe Routes to School and a fund that pays for enhancements to local transportation infrastructure — have helped Central Oregonians. She plans to meet with the Oregon delegation and attend sessions relating to infrastructure, advocacy, health and transportation. While those programs haven’t yet been targeted for cuts, Curley said it’s important to advocate for them because members of Congress are focused on broad cuts to the federal budget. “Legislators are tasked with cutting lots of money from the spending that we currently have,” Curley said. See Bike summit / B3


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How to contact your legislators SENATE • Sen. Chris Telfer, R-Dist. 27 (portion of Deschutes County) 900 Court St. N.E., S-423 Salem, OR 97301 Phone: 503-986-1727 E-mail: sen.christelfer@state. Web: • Sen. Doug Whitsett, R-Dist. 28 (Crook, Klamath, Lake counties and portions of Deschutes County) 900 Court St. N.E., S-303 Salem, OR 97301 Phone: 503-986-1728 E-mail: sen.dougwhitsett@state. Web: whitsett • Sen. Ted Ferrioli, R-Dist. 30 (Baker, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Jefferson, Malheur, Sherman, Wasco, Wheeler counties and portions of Clackamas, Deschutes and Marion counties) 900 Court St. N.E., S-323 Salem, OR 97301 Phone: 503-986-1950 E-mail: Web:

HOUSE • Rep. Gene Whisnant, RDist. 53 (portion of Deschutes County) 900 Court St. N.E., H-471 Salem, OR 97301 Phone: 503-986-1453 E-mail: rep.genewhisnant@state. Web: whisnant • Rep. Jason Conger, R-Dist. 54 (portion of Deschutes County) 900 Court St. N.E., H-477 Salem, OR 97301 Phone: 503-986-1454 E-mail: rep.jasonconger@state. Web: • Rep. Mike McLane, R-Dist. 55 (Crook County and portions of Deschutes County) 900 Court St. N.E., H-385 Salem, OR 97301 Phone: 503-986-1455 E-mail: rep.mikemclane@state. Web: mclane • Rep. John Huffman, R-Dist. 59 (Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam, Wheeler, Jefferson counties, most of Grant County, and small portions of Deschutes, Clackamas and Marion counties) 900 Court St. N.E., H-476 Salem, OR 97301 Phone: 503-986-1459 E-mail: rep.johnhuffman@state. Web: huffman

Votes Continued from B1

• GIVES THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE MORE POWER TO ENFORCE CONTRACTS BETWEEN SEED GROWERS AND SEED BUYERS Passed 54-6 on Tuesday. House Bill 2159 expands the contract laws that the Department of Agriculture can enforce and includes coverage to include contracts between more varieties of seeds. Some of the discussion surrounding this bill included the increasing number of late payments to the growers from the wholesalers since the downturn of the economy.

Oregon University System revenue per student Student tuition in the Oregon University System has grown as a portion of overall per-student spending as compared to state funding. State Appropriation

Tuition and fees

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• REQUIRES THAT A SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT HAS A CHARTER SCHOOL IDENTIFY WHICH STUDENTS NEED SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES Passed 60-0 on Tuesday. House Bill 2299 puts the responsibility for special education funding on the district where the student attends. Right now, it’s based on where the student’s parents or guardians live. Rep. Jason Conger, R ...Yes Rep. John Huffman, R ..Yes Rep. Mike McLane, R ...Yes Rep. Gene Whisnant, R..Yes


Source: Oregon University System

Tuition Continued from B1 Hass, who heads a key Senate committee, is joining with top leaders of the Oregon University System to end that system’s status as a state agency, instead hatching a more independent system with more control over its finances. The move, carried in a Hass bill, SB 242, is supported by leaders of Bend’s OSU-Cascades campus and Central Oregon Community College. The bill is expected to be approved by the Senate Education and Workforce Development in the coming week — and some form of it appears likely to become law. “I think it puts in some closer coordination with the different entities, the community colleges and the universities, which we think is a positive thing,” said Ron Paradis, COCC’s director of college relations.

‘We’ve tried to play fair and be transparent’ Today, when university officials look at their community college counterparts — like Paradis — they can’t help but feel a bit of fiscal envy. In the past, state universities have had to turn over information about their reserves to lawmakers for possible appropriation for other purposes, while community college leaders have not because of their locally elected boards,. “It’s been frustrating, to be candid,” said Jay Kenton, the system’s vice chancellor. “We’ve tried to play fair and be transparent, but we feel like in many ways we get penalized.” University officials say the Hass bill will put them on nearly equal footing with community colleges in terms of controlling their own budget destiny. “It will allow us to retain the tuition that we bring in from students, and guarantees that we can use it to educate students,” said Chancellor George Pernsteiner, head of the OUS. “I think that is important when you have growth as rapid as we’ve had.” Pernsteiner said the uncertainty “really does harm your ability to be able to hire faculty and staff to serve the students — because you don’t know if you’re going to have the money to pay them.” Since last year, for instance, lawmakers had refused to let university officials spend $17 million in unexpected tuition fees, in case the state needed it for some other purpose. Not until last week did lawmakers relent and approve spending that money. The lack of control has been all the more frustrating because the state’s higher education funding is a fraction of what it once was.

Allen Central Oregon Connections: Allen is well known throughout Central Oregon. He’s the former mayor of Madras as well as a former Jefferson County Commissioner. Last session, he lobbied on behalf of a destination resort that Jefferson County Commissioners were hoping would be built in the Camp Sherman area. Former Gov. Ted Kulongoski declared the Metolius River basin an Area of Critical State Concern, thus banning large-scale development. Allen has been a volunteer fireman with the Jefferson County Fire District for 35 years. Last book read: Allen just finished the DLCD’s report on La Pine’s comprehensive plan. He said he knows it’s not a book, but it was enough reading to last him a while. Hobbies: Whitewater rafting, volunteering for the fire department, fishing, hiking and spending time with friends. “I love every day,” Allen said. — Lauren Dake, The Bulletin

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Ahead Continued from B1

• LOOK AT CHANGING THE WORKWEEK FOR STATE EMPLOYEES Thursday, 8 a.m.: House Committee on General Government and Consumer Protection will hold a public hearing on a bill, HB 2932, that would create a four-day, 10-hour a day workweek for state employees.

• STOP THE RELEASE OF CONCEALED HANDGUN LICENSE HOLDERS’ IDENTITIES Tuesday, 1 p.m.: House Committee on Judiciary will have a work session to consider HB 2787, which would prevent the release of information to the public identifying who has a concealed handgun license.

• CHANGE THE KICKER TAX Tuesday, 8 a.m.: House Committee on Revenue will take a look at a couple of bills, HB 2553 and HB 3543, that would change the way the “kicker” tax is refunded to taxpayers.

• CHANGE SCHOOL STANDARDS Tuesday, 1 p.m.: Senate Committee on Education and Workforce Development is scheduled to hold a public hearing on SB 290, which would look at different standards to judge how teachers and administrators are performing.

Funding has dropped to 29 percent In the last two decades, the state’s per-student funding had dropped from 62 percent to just 29 percent. The portion provided by student-paid tuition and fees, however, has climbed from 29 percent to 63 percent, according to Di Saunders, a spokeswoman for Pernsteiner. “It’s a total flip-flop over a 20year period of who’s paying what,” she said. So what does the change mean for the future, including for OSU-Cascades? For one thing, Hass says, it means less paperwork. In the past, if a university needed a lawyer, it had to go to the state Department of Justice. If it needed to build a building, it had to ask the Legislature. He said lawmakers are motivated to help universities, an attitude shared by Gov. John Kitzhaber. Though he hasn’t proposed boosting funds for


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higher education, the governor has largely spared them from the deep cuts targeted at K-12 public schools. “I think it gives them more flexibility and makes them more competitive,” Hass said. “We can’t give you (university officials) any more money this year, but we can make your life easier.” In the past, some critics have worried about what university independence might mean. They’ve noted that university leaders have chafed at lawmakers’ dictates that tuition be kept low at smaller campuses like the one in Bend. Some university officials in previous years threw darts at OSU-Cascades, leading some state Senators to try unsuccessfully to shut down the campus two years ago.

Original bill was ‘shot full of holes’ Hass said his original bill seeking university independence was “shot full of holes” last summer, but he said backers are setting up checks and balances to address those fears. If the bill were to go to a vote of the full Senate today, “I think it would get 30 votes,” he said. “It took us a year to get everybody on board.” Kenton, for his part, said that letting the universities figure out the best way to grow can only help the system as a whole — including OSU-Cascades. He’s been busily talking to city officials and lawmakers like Rep. Gene Whisnant, R-Sunriver, about how to build a larger campus on the Juniper Ridge property. Personally, Kenton would like to see progress on that goal, to help the troubled economy of Central and Eastern Oregon. To meet the goal shared by Kitzhaber and many lawmakers of boosting Oregon’s education level, “We don’t want to be closing institutions — we’re going to have to grow to achieve that goal,” he said, adding that he was speaking only for himself. And because greater Bend is increasingly one of the largest communities in Oregon, Kenton said, “It may very well be that in 20 years there will be an institute with 10,000 students over there.” Nick Budnick can be reached at 503-566-2839 or at

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Cronkite retires from ‘Evening News’ in 1981 The Associated Press Today is Sunday, March 6, the 65th day of 2011. There are 300 days left in the year. TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT IN HISTORY On March 6, 1836, the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, fell to Mexican forces after a 13-day siege. ON THIS DATE In 1834, the city of York in Upper Canada was incorporated as Toronto. In 1857, the United States Supreme Court ruled in Dred Scott v. Sandford that Scott, a slave, was not an American citizen and could not sue for his freedom in federal court. In 1957, the former British African colonies of the Gold Coast and Togoland became the independent state of Ghana. In 1970, a bomb being built inside a Greenwich Village

T O D AY I N HISTORY townhouse by the radical Weathermen accidentally went off, destroying the house and killing three group members. In 1981, Walter Cronkite signed off for the last time as principal anchorman of “The CBS Evening News.” TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS Alan Greenspan is 85.Rock singer-musician David Gilmour (Pink Floyd) is 65. Actor Tom Arnold is 52. NBA player Shaquille O’Neal is 39. Rock musician Chris Tomson (Vampire Weekend) is 27. THOUGHT FOR TODAY “Common sense is not so common.” — Voltaire, French author and philosopher (1694-1778)

N  R REUNIONS Girls Polytechnic, James Monroe and Washington-Monroe high schools will hold an all-school alumni reunion Saturday, April 9, at Our Lady of Sorrows Parish, 5239 S.E. Woodstock Blvd., Portland; 10:30 a.m. registration and social hour, 12:30 p.m. luncheon. Reservations required by March 25. Tickets are $15 plus $10 for dues. Contact Jean Uzelac at 503-246-6091 or Mary Cooke at 503-287-4843. • USS Iwo Jima (LPH2/LHD7) shipmates will hold a reunion June 1-5 at Marriott City Center Hotel, 740 Town Center Drive, Newport News, Va. Contact Robert G. McAnally at 757-7230317 or

USS Maddox Destroyer Association (DD731, DD622 and DD168) will hold a reunion Aug. 25-28 in Branson, Mo. Contact Dennis Stokhaug at 262679-9409 or • Bend High School Class of 1961 will hold its 50th class reunion Sept. 16-17. Contact Carol Still at 541350-9612 or

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GOP optimistic about future By Jonathan J. Cooper The Associated Press

SEASIDE — A solid base of candidates in low-level offices and a united party mean Republicans are poised to regain power in Oregon despite a drubbing in last year’s election that defied national trends, state GOP leaders and activists said Saturday. Oregon Republicans met in Seaside for the annual three-day Dorchester Conference, hoping to refine their positions and engage the party faithful nearly two years before they try to pick up a seat in Washington. Last year’s national wave that swept Republicans to power mostly missed Oregon, leaving Rep. Greg Walden as the state’s only Republican in Washington and giving the Governor’s Office to Democrat John Kitzhaber. The GOP doesn’t hold a single statewide office in Oregon. “We gave it our best on the West Coast and we came up slightly short,” Walden said of November’s election. “But I’ll tell you what, we have another election coming up in not too long, and we’re out to add seats in the U.S. House of Representatives on the Republican side.” Walden wasn’t the only Republican looking ahead. Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California, the No. 3 Republican in the House, also sounded an optimistic tone in an address. “I don’t want to say we lost. We just started the journey,” McCarthy said. “It wasn’t for a lack of ideas or a lack of trying. This just wasn’t our time, and we’re going to keep on running.”

Bike summit Continued from B1 Since 2008, Commute Options and government agencies in Central Oregon have been awarded approximately $1 million in Safe Routes to School funding for education on bicycle and pedestrian safety, enforcement of traffic rules around schools, and engineering for infrastructure improvements, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation. Julie Yip, the Safe Routes to School program manager for ODOT, said some students do not live within walking or bicycling distance of their schools. For students who live close enough, Safe Routes to School can make it easier to bicycle or walk. “It’s encouraging students to walk and bike to school safely, when possible,” Yip said. “If that’s not possible, we want the

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Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., speaks to Republicans at the annual Dorchester Conference on Saturday in Seaside. The Dorchester Conference is an annual meeting at which Republicans hear from politicians and debate issues.

“I’ll tell you what, we have another election coming up in not too long, and we’re out to add seats in the U.S. House of Representatives on the Republican side.” — Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore. Despite falling short on statewide and congressional races, Republicans made strides in the state Legislature last year. They picked up seats in the Senate and tied Democrats in the House — not enough to give them control, but sufficient to block Democrats from passing legislation without GOP support.

Oregon hasn’t had a Republican governor since Vic Atiyeh left office in 1987. Despite disappointing results in top-of-the-ticket ticket races last year, Atiyeh told The Associated Press that he’s “more heartened” about the state of the Republican Party than he’s been in a long time, because he respects GOP chair Allen Alley and

schools to look at the reasons why it’s not possible.” The other funding stream Curley wants lawmakers to preserve is the Transportation Enhancement Program. It pays for infrastructure work that is not on the highways, said ODOT spokesman Peter Murphy. For example, the city of Redmond was awarded approximately $1.2 million in the current biennium for work on the Dry Canyon trail, according to an ODOT document. At the same time, Deschutes County was awarded $372,921 to put bike lanes on Ferguson Road.

Portland-centric group.” When it comes to promoting bicycling and walking, Central Oregon has unique challenges and strengths. “A challenge is, many of us live far away from where we go,” Curley said. “In rural areas like Central Oregon, we take a lot of car trips to get around.” Characteristics that encourage bicycling and walking include a sunny climate and lots of flat terrain. Also, many residents moved to Central Oregon for the quality of life, so it may be easier to encourage these people to choose walking or bicycling “because of the lifestyle change they made to come here,” Curley said. And how will Curley travel around Washington? She plans to rent a bike.

A ‘less metro’ view Bike advocates in Portland invited Curley to go to with them, “just to provide a less metro viewpoint,” Curley said. “The statewide delegation from Oregon has always been largely a

because the party has developed a deep bench of talented Republicans who will be well-positioned to run for office down the road. “We have this awful image as being only for the millionaires, and (Democrats) have an image of being for the little guy,” Atiyeh said. “I’ve been around long enough to know neither one is true.” Among Republicans at Dorchester, there was widespread agreement that the party is benefiting from new cooperation in place of infighting that used to split warring factions. “I think the movement is continuing to progress in this state,” Mannix said. Kitzhaber narrowly won the gubernatorial race in November, topping Republican Chris Dudley 50 percent to 48 percent. Dudley won handily in eastern Oregon but was trounced in heavily Democratic Multnomah county. The Dorchester conference began in 1965 when Bob Packwood, then a state representative, organized a meeting for Oregon Republicans to discuss the future of the party at Dorchester House in Lincoln City. It has grown into a tradition for Republican activists and a chance for them to meet elected officials and party officials. “The pendulum has swung so the Republicans have reached the center more and Democrats have walked away from it,” said Chris Matson, a Democrat and Eugene political consultant who works for candidates from both parties.

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ASTORIA — U.S. Rep. David Wu continued his tour through his district to reassure constituents that he is still fit to serve. Wu met Saturday with political leaders from the northern Oregon coast at a seafood restaurant in Astoria, the Daily Astorian reports. Wu apologized for his behavior documented in reports over the last month, which included sending his staff photos of himself wearing a tiger costume. Six staff members quit after his 2010 re-election campaign, during which the congressman gave angry speeches and talked his way into the secure portion of Portland International Airport. Wu says he plans to appear in every county in his district this weekend. Among those gathered were members of the City Council, county commission and the mayors of Astoria and Warrenton.

MEDFORD — A 55-yearold Medford School District supervisor whose contract was set to expire in June has retired, citing the district’s ongoing and future contract negotiations in which he expects cuts to his retirement benefits if he stays. Medford schools’ secondary education director Doug Jantzi is one of six supervisors in the district set to retire as the district looks to cut at least $10 million from its $90 million budget. The Medford Mail Tribune reports that the district includes about 600 teachers and 500 support staff who serve about 12,500 students at 19 campuses. It is Jackson County’s fourth-largest employer. The district wants to save money in a new employment contract, which is now the subject of bargaining with the employees’ unions. — From wire reports

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Reward money raised for Is it Alzheimer’s? Maybe not capture of timber wolves By Linda Shrieves

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100 YEARS AGO For the week ending March 5, 1911 OREGON PIONEER DIES Orson Francis Persons died at his upriver home, on Saturday, after a brief illness. Heart disease was the cause of his death. Funeral services were held Monday at the family home, the Rev. J. Anthony Mitchell officiating. Interment was in the private cemetery on the place of C.B. Allen. Mr. Persons was born in Vermont, and served in the 6th Infantry during the Civil War. He was a pioneer in Nebraska, Idaho and Oregon. He moved to the upriver place about two years ago. Mr. Persons reached the age of 62 years and 5 months. He is survived by his widow and daughter, Mrs. Short. TIMBER WOLVES WILL BE HUNTED DOWN BY STOCKMEN Two large gray timber wolves have been seen recently on the range in the lava and timber adjacent to Horse Ridge. While riding after stock, Guy Ritter saw them recently and found a horse that had been attacked by them. Some of the stockmen interested are raising a purse and will offer a reward for their capture. GIRLS HAVE GAME The basketball game Thursday evening at Linster’s Hall between the White and Blue teams of the Bend Girls Athletic Association resulted in a score of 5-1, in favor of the whites. After the game the basket social was held, and the organization received $87.80 for the 25 baskets auctioned. J.I. West acted as auctioneer and with the assistance of two clerks managed to sell all the baskets in a short time. There was much spirited bidding, and several buyers were forced to pay large prices. The highest price received for one basket was $10.25. After the baskets were all sold, the members of the club served coffee to all present. The sale of candy amounted to $5. The basketball game proved to be very close and was marked throughout by steady playing. Mrs. W.W. Faulkner officiated as referee. There was a good attendance at the game, the admission amounted to $25. The line-up follows: WHITES Angeline Young, rf, Nellie Markell ,lf, Mrs. M.S. Lattin, lg, Ada Porter, rg , Anne Markel, c. BLUES Margaret Wiest,rf, Florence Young,lf, Harriet Dolson,lg, Gertrude Markel,rg, Cornelia Wilson,c.

75 YEARS AGO For the week ending March 5, 1936 HIGH DESERT RIVER STILL RISING TODAY A muddy torrent from High Desert uplands continued to rise through Dry River gorge east of Millican today, with the water still rising this afternoon as traffic detoured around washouts on the Central Oregon highway. About 8 miles east of Millican, a miniature lake has formed on the channel of the ancient river and water today was several feet above the floor of the Clifton M. Rosin house, a concrete residence unoccupied for several years. About a mile or so west of the Rosin house, the muddy flow in the old channel suddenly disappeared, either leaking into fissures or finding its way into the dry sand. Last weekend, it was believed that water would once again run through the gorge of Dry River over its entire distance, from the Whittaker holes and beyond north toward Crooked River. So great was the flow through the channel near the Rosin house that three culverts on the Central Oregon highway were washed, one after being replaced.

Y E S T E R D AY Whether the flow is to continue to increase is problematical. From higher levels in the High Desert area comes information that many depressions are filled with water and that large cakes of ice remain unmelted. It is believed that much of the heavy runoff in the higher country east of Millican is due to the frozen condition of the ground. The present stream in the upper stretches of the Dry River gorge brings to mind the fact that old timers tell of having seen great floods of water running in the normally dry channel in early years. Aside from the Rosin house washout, the Central Oregon roadbed between Bend and Burns was in general use today, although somewhat muddy and rutted in places. Blocked by a washout on Bear Creek yesterday, the Crooked River highway will be ready for general use by tomorrow morning. One way traffic past the washout was made possible today. The highway between Bend and Portland was reported from the local chamber of commerce this afternoon to be in good winter shape. The Columbia River highway is open, but chains are being advised. To the south, the Fremont highway between here and Lakeview remains open, but is a bit muddy in places. The Dalles-California highway between here and Klamath Falls is in good mid-winter condition.

50 YEARS AGO For the week ending March 5, 1961 THE GARBAGE RETURNED AS IF BY MAGIC (E ditorial) This might be news to certain Central Oregonians: Dumping of garbage on public lands is banned by federal and state laws. Offenders are liable up to $500 in fines. There is also a jail penalty, up to one year. Garbage heaps in the open sage country, on scenic rims overlooking such beauty spots as Prineville, at Mitchell on Bridge Creek or long highways through Taylor Grazing Act lands indicate that the laws are not known, or are unheeded. In Madras recently, Joe Mohan, range manager of the Central Oregon Grasslands, noted the practice of strewing garbage on public lands. Not only are scenic areas being ruined by heaps of garbage, parts of old cars and rusting cans, but stock grazing in the region are being endangered, the Grasslands manager said. Broken bits of glass and pieces of wire are occasionally eaten by grazing cattle. Millard Rodman, president of the Gray Butte Grazing Association are definitely concerned by the mounting loss. Officials in the Jefferson County area said they are reluctant to institute a “get tough” policy. Why not? If lands are being ruined, scenic values lost and stock endangered by the practice, it is time to get tough! It is no hard task to trace the garbage to its owners. Their names appear frequently on old prescription bottles, pill containers, or discarded letters. We have frequently recalled what happened to a Bend resident who a number of years ago dumped a great heap of garbage within the U.S. National Forest, adjacent to a federal road not far from Bend. A careful check resulted in the identification of the garbage dumper. The person identifying the garbage carefully loaded it on a truck and headed into town, as darkness fell. Next morning the garbage owner found it carefully heaped on his own front lawn. There was no “squawk”— not even a report to police.

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25 YEARS AGO For the week ending March 5, 1986 LOGGER USES HORSE POWER Roger Nasset’s long auburn hair blended with the sorrel coat of the Belgian draft horse, Prince, as the two went flying down the hillside. Nasset dodging clumps of sagebrush and the horse intent on his job — skidding a 30 foot juniper log to the road. The two are “partners” in a logging business. Under permits from the Crooked River National Grasslands, Nasset and helper Dave Miller fell and trim trees and, with Prince doing the heavy work, skid juniper and lodgepole pine logs out of the brush. They saw logs into stove-wood lengths, split them and deliver them at $65 a cord. “I’ve never had a job that was so much fun and still made me a little money,” Nasset said. He gave up working for another logger, he said, “because I wanted to be my own boss.” Nasset said he fell in love with draft horses when he was a young boy. His grandfather farmed with Percherons in North Dakota and “I enjoyed all that.” Nasset teamed up with Prince after buying the horse about a year ago. He operated as the R.A. Nasset Company, Belgian Horse Logging. Bill Pieratt, district ranger at the Crooked River National Grasslands, said the horse logging is being allowed on a trial basis to see if Nasset can operate economically, how it works out administratively and how the operation affects the ground cover. Commercial harvesting of firewood with off-road vehicles creates ruts and destroys grasses and small plants, Pieratt said. If horse logging works out, Pieratt said, “We hope to expand that type of logging into green juniper and we’ll both gain.” Removing some trees will benefit wildlife habitat and improve forage for deer herds, the ranger said. Another benefit from Nasset’s operation is that he scatters slash — branches and other odds and ends left over from logging — along trails created by motorcycles and four-wheel-drive vehicles. This helps restore vegetation. “From what Roger has done, it has worked out well,” Pieratt said. Nasset expects to be successful in his new business. He not only has cards to hand out, but also wears a T-shirt that depicts a team of Belgian horses in soft tones of gray. The logo was designed by Nasset’s nephew, Jason Gregory, a Madras High School sophomore. More encouragement in his new venture comes from his mother, Josephine Kipp, who “fixes my lunches and gets me up in the morning.” But without Prince, there wouldn’t be nearly as much fun in a day’s work. Compiled by Don Hoiness from archived copies of The Bulletin at the Des Chutes Historical Museum.

ORLANDO, Fla. — Alicia Harper spent years as a missionary, working in Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Mexico, but she faced her greatest challenge six years ago when, at age 69, her mind and body began to falter. When her children visited, she often sat on the sofa in her Longwood, Fla., home, unresponsive to what was going on around her. A regular churchgoer, she gradually lost interest in attending church. She didn’t recognize her own bedroom. Meanwhile, she was beginning to have trouble walking — and her right hand and right leg often shook. The diagnosis? Alzheimer’s disease. The reality? Fluid on the brain. Experts say a significant percentage of those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease suffer from something else. A study released late last month underscored that message. Researchers in Honolulu autopsied the brains of 426 Japanese-American men who were residents of Hawaii, and who died at an average age of 87. Of those, 211 had been diagnosed with a dementia when they were alive, most commonly Alzheimer’s disease. The study found that about half of the men diagnosed with Alzheimer’s did not have sufficient numbers of the brain lesions characterizing that condition to support the diagnosis. For the Harpers, it would take several years before they discovered Alicia did not have Alzheimer’s disease. Instead, she had normal pressure hydrocephalus. With NPH, patients have a buildup of fluid on the brain — and often experience memory loss, trouble walking and loss of

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Longwood, Fla., resident Alicia Harper sits with her husband, Nildo Harper, in their home. Alicia experienced memory loss for six years as her doctors misdiagnosed her with Alzheimer’s disease. She actually had NPH, normal pressure hydrocephalus, a buildup of fluid on the brain. bladder control. As many as 5 percent of those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease or some form of dementia may have NPH instead, doctors say.

Health care providers often unaware of NPH “We hear it so often, over and over again from families,” said Dr. Phillip St. Louis, a neurosurgeon and director of Florida Hospital’s NPH Program. Harper “went to three or four different doctors before they finally found it. And her case is not unusual. But many health care providers aren’t aware of (the condition).” And that’s as frustrating for families as it is for doctors and medical researchers. After doctors told them Alicia might have Alzheimer’s disease, her husband and their four adult children had to accept that she might never be the same. “To me, it was just a consequence of life,” her husband, Nildo, said. “You just have to live

with it.” The condition is often characterized by how quickly a patient seems to age, St. Louis said. “Let’s say you have Uncle Joe, who you’ve seen, and when you see him six months later, he has trouble remembering things from one minute to the other. And his walking is incredibly bad,” said St. Louis. “It’s very easy for someone to say, ‘Well, he’s 70, he’s getting old.’ But it should be a much more gradual decline.” Alicia’s MRI showed she had enlarged ventricles in her brain — a sign of NPH — but no significant atrophy of the brain, which would have signaled some type of dementia. Afterward, St. Louis suggested implanting a shunt in her head to continuously drain the excess fluid. The Harpers noticed the change within a week. “This is what’s so amazing,” said Nildo, 81. “The symptoms disappeared like magic — without medication.”

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Betty June Schuster, of Redmond May 12, 1928 - Mar. 1, 2011 Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend (541) 382-0903 Services: No services will be held as Betty's cremains will be committed to the sea at a later date.

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Carol Sue Tamarkin, of Eugene May 16, 1935 - March 1, 2011 Arrangements: Autumn Funerals Bend, 541-318-0842 Services: A Celebration of Life will be held at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, March 10, 2011 at Shalom Bayit Synagogue, 21555 Modoc Lane, Bend, Oregon.

James Allen Cook, of Bend July 8, 1925 - Feb. 16, 2011 Services: Memorial Service: March 12, 2011, 1:00 p.m. at Eastmont Community Church, Bend. (Memorial Obituary to follow).

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Goossen, a ballplayer who could laugh at self, dies at 65 New York Times News Service Yogi Berra called him overweight and Jim Bouton, the pitcher-turned-author, said he was the only teammate on the short-lived Seattle Pilots who interested him, because he could laugh at himself. Greg Goossen died at 65 on Feb. 26 at his home in Sherman Oaks, Calif. The cause was thought to be a heart attack, Major League Baseball said.

In Seattle, Goossen, a freeswinging right-handed hitter, led the team in batting with a .309 average. “I would have played here my whole career,” he told an interviewer. Goossen played for 37 teams in the minor, Mexican and major leagues over eight years as a catcher, first baseman and outfielder. “Either everyone wanted me or everyone wanted to get rid of me,” he said in 1996.

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June 29, 1935 - Feb. 13, 2011

A celebration of life/memorial service will be held at 5 p.m., on March 10, at Shalom Bayit Synagogue for Carol Sue Tamarkin, beloved mother, grandma, aunt, sister, cousin and friend who passed away on March 1, 2011. Carol was born May 16, 1935, in the Bronx, New York, to Carol Sue Harry and Tamarkin Florence Fleischman Tamarkin. She graduated summa cum laude from National University in San Diego with MFT degree and worked many years as a marriage and family therapist. Carol married Sam Goldberg on April 3, 1958. They later divorced. In 1995, Carol moved to Bend, Oregon, from Los Angeles to be closer to her daughter, son-in-law and two grandchildren. Carol loved Central Oregon - but she especially loved all her wonderful friends who meant the world to her. Carol was involved for many years with Sacred Art of Living, Taize and Hospice of Bend. In 2009, she moved to Eugene, Oregon to be closer to her daughter and family. Until her retirement, Carol worked at Bend High as a counselor in the teen parent program. She loved each and every one of the teen moms and their children. Carol was a remarkable, giving woman with a big heart. She gave much love to those around her and had a soft spot for those in need. She loved life and had a thirst for knowledge. It was not unusual to find her reading two or three books at one time. She loved classical music, reading, volunteering at the Synagogue, spending time with her granddaughter, Hannah and grandson, Aaron, and traveling. Over the years she traveled to France, Italy, Ireland, Scotland and last year made the trip of a lifetime to Israel. Carol is survived by her daughter, Shereen Stebbins; son-in-law, Craig Stebbins; two grandchildren, Hannah and Aaron all of Eugene; two sons, Jeffery and David Goldberg of San Diego; ex-husband, Sam; niece, Monique Laine of New Jersey and her two children, Brian and Allie; nephew, Michael Sofronski of Brooklyn and his son, Gavin; and many, many friends. A sister, Myra, died previously. Remembrances can be made to FragileX or your favorite charity in Carol's name.

Dominick P. Faraca 75, of Crooked River Ranch, Oregon, passed away in the early morning hours of Feb. 13, 2011. He is survived by his loving wife, Kaye; his five children, Kyle, Kim, Kevin, Kraig, and Tracy; his stepson, Rick; his twelve grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A celebration of life will be held on April 30, 2011, at the "Sandbagger" Crooked River Ranch, Oregon, at 4:00 pm. There will also be a golf event in his honor prior to the celebration. Pease visit to read his story or to leave a story or message to the family. Information on the events will also be posted. Messages can also be emailed to his family at

Find It All Online John Patrick McDonald May 20, 1940 – February 18, 2011 John Patrick McDonald of Redmond, OR passed away of a trauma induced heart attack caused by a head-on vehicle collision. This occurred on Hwy 20 on February 18, 2011. A celebration of Life will be shared with all his family and friends on Saturday March 12, 2011, at Eagle Crest Falls Club House from 1-5 pm. John, 70 years was born on May 20,1940 in Bremerton, WA, 3rd child to Joseph and Ida McDonald. He had many occupations throughout his lifetime, but his career was sales and management. He was preparing to leave for Missouri to begin his next career adventure in March. John enjoyed talking and meeting new people, with the love of sharing many life stories. He loved life and lived it to the fullest with a fierce grin and a merry twinkle in his bright blue eyes. He was a remarkable man who will be remembered for his ability to tell great stories, most born from his own life experiences, his love and friendship to so many others and his integrity, dedication in all he said or did. Memories of him are gigantic and full of his spirit. He had a 50 year dream of visiting his ancestral home of Scotland/Ireland which was fulfilled with his wife Joni at his side. John is survived by his wife, Joni McDonald of Redmond, OR; Son, Grady McDonald of North Bend, WA; daughter, Jessica Smith, son-in-law, Brian Smith; granddaughters, Raya and Nona Smith of Renton, WA. Step-son, Stuart Severson and family of Lake Oswego, OR; step-daughter, Simone Severson and family of Tualatin, OR; brother, Joe McDonald of Mercer Island, WA; and sister, Karen Compton of Seattle WA; as well of many other close family and friends who will also treasure having a part of his life.

Harvard’s longtime spiritual leader dies By Elaine Woo Los Angeles Times

In a sermon some years ago, the Rev. Peter Gomes, Harvard University’s longtime spiritual leader, offered a precise, if unconventional, definition of hell. He said hell is “being defined by your circumstances, and believing that definition.” Gomes, 68, who died of stroke complications Monday in Boston, was never one to let circumstances or the opinions

of others dictate his sense of himself. He was a black Republican, a Baptist preacher in a stronghold of secularism, a descendant of escaped slaves who rose to become president of the Pilgrim Society. Chosen by Time magazine as “one of the seven most distinguished preachers in America,” he participated in the inaugurations of two presidents, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush.

‘Ayatollah’ of televised golf dies at 84 By Richard Goldstein New York Times News Service

Frank Chirkinian, who defined televised golf as the innovative executive producer and director for CBS’ coverage of the Masters tournament for 38 consecutive years, died Friday at his home in North Palm Beach, Fla. He was 84. The cause was cancer, CBS Sports said on its website. When Chirkinian first oversaw CBS’ coverage of the Masters at Augusta National in 1959, televised golf was a black-and-white affair with bulky stationary cameras. Chirkinian transformed it into an imaginative spectacle, using more than two dozen mobile cameras as well as a camera in a blimp along with split screens showing two golfers putting at the same time. He cut briskly from hole to hole. He showed his audience where the leaders stood in relation to par as play progressed, not simply their total score, and he placed microphones on the greens to pick up chatter between the golfers and their caddies. He was a commanding presence, known as the Ayatollah for his often brusque orders to his production crew and to the CBS announcers on the course.

James Allen Cook James Allen Cook went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Feb. 16, 2011. His family was by his side. Jim was 85 years old. He was born in Valier, Montana on July 8, 1925 to his parents, James Oliver Cook and Maybel (Coleman) Cook. On December 14, 1946 Jim married his cherished love, Ruby Bergen. They shared 64 wonderful years together following their Lord and raising their family. Jim entered the Air Force on January 9, 1944. He was honorably discharged March 19, 1946 with the rank of staff sergeant. Jim went to work in 1955 for Dotson “T” and Wilma Merriet who became lifelong friends of Jim and Ruby. In 1975, he went to work at Pacific Power and Light as a mechanic. He was talented in his work, taking great pride knowing the equipment in his care ran well. He always had a smile on his face. He retired from PP&L on 1987. Jim was a fine handyman. He could do most anything he wanted to accomplish. He was always ready to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. Working with wood, Jim loved to make clocks. He carved many walking sticks. Mytlewood was a favorite material he worked with. Jim loved fishing off the Oregon coast. He commercial fished off Newport with his boat, the “Cookie Cutter”. Jim’s last fishing trip was in 2009 with son Ken and only grandson Steven. Besides fishing, Jim enjoyed camping with his family. His favorite lakes were Paulina, Big Cultus, and Odell. He was a successful hunter, bringing home many elk and deer. These special times are much cherished by his son Ken’s family. Jim loved feeding the quail and wildlife that gathered at his former home on Hardy Road off OB Riley road. This residence was the one that Jim and Ruby occupied the longest during their life in Bend. It, became the chosen location for the North Fire Station and Training Center. During their retirement years, he and Ruby became snowbirds, spending many winters in Arizona. They also loved driving their RV to Alaska, spending their summers fishing. The Cook family would all like to thank Dr. Paul Johnson for his loving care given to Jim Cook. He was always available for Jim’s every need and comfort. Dr. Johnson continues to be a great blessing to Jim’s wife and family. Jim is survived by his wife Ruby; his son Kenneth Allen, daughter Paullette, and Ken’s wife Linda; their children Steven Allen and his wife Elizabeth with Jim’s great-grandson Isaiah Allen Cook, and granddaughter Diane Cook-Franklin and her husband Chris with great-grandsons Austin and Evan Franklin. Paulette Sonnenburg with granddaughter Susie Binnell of California and niece Harlene Gregg of Newport. Preceding Jim in death were his sisters Clover and Lucille. Jim and Ruby were members of The First Baptist Church on Oregon Avenue for many years. They moved to the newly established Eastmont Church, helping it grow and thrive. A memorial service celebrating Jim’s life will be held on March 12 at 1:00 PM at Eastmont Church’s lower building at 62425 Eagle Rd. in Bend (corner of Neff and Eagle). Following the service there will be refreshments served at Stone Lodge Retirement Center, 1460 NE 27th. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations to Eastmont School Scholarship fund be given in Jim’s name. Please send to: Eastmont Church; 62425 Eagle Road; Bend, Oregon 97701


B6 Sunday, March 6, 2011 • THE BULLETIN


Maps and national forecast provided by Weather Central LP ©2011.



Today: Mostly cloudy, mixed showers.

Ben Burkel

Bob Shaw






STATE Western Ruggs



Government Camp






Warm Springs

Marion Forks







Camp Sherman 38/23 Redmond Prineville 43/26 Cascadia 45/27 42/37 Sisters 41/25 Bend Post  43/26

Oakridge Elk Lake 40/35


Sunriver 40/23

Burns 41/24





Hampton 38/23

Fort Rock

Chemult 39/20

Yesterday’s regional extremes • 57° Hermiston • 31° Hermiston Calgary


Eugene 53/37




Idaho Falls







Partly to mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and an Francisco snow in the south.









Crater Lake



Grants Pass

Salt Lake City 52/40



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




Billings 22/7

Portland 50/37

Orange, Texas

Phoenix 83/54

St. Paul 29/21

Kansas City 46/34 Oklahoma City 60/36

Houston 66/47

Chihuahua 81/45

La Paz 82/53 Juneau 32/17

Wildfires Continued from B1 So does Misha Williams, president of the Deschutes River Woods Neighborhood Association, which was identified as part of a high-risk area. “It’s scary,” Williams said. “Here in Central Oregon or the Bend area, we’re living in a forest, and it’s really hard to keep people’s awareness of that in the forefront, so there’s a constant need for education.” The neighborhood has big lots and beautiful trees, she said, but because of decades of fire suppression and lack of awareness, it’s “basically a disaster waiting for a match.” With funds from Project Wildfire, the neighborhood has participated in a “sweat equity” program in which residents clear their property of lowhanging branches, flammable vegetation and more, while a grant pays for waste collection.

Mazatlan 79/50


To ronto 36/21

St. Louis 45/32 Little Rock 55/38



Quebec 36/19

Green Bay 27/19

Dallas 63/42

Tijuana 65/54

Anchorage 29/17


Des Moines 37/26 Chicago 35/27 Omaha 38/28

Denver 52/28 Albuquerque 66/38

Los Angeles 63/53


Thunder Bay 21/7

Rapid City 24/4

Salt Lake City 52/40

Las Vegas 72/53

• 5.31”


Winnipeg 10/-11

Cheyenne 46/20

San Francisco 59/47

Huron, S.D.


Bismarck 17/-4

Boise 47/34

Santa Ana, Calif.

Honolulu 81/69


Seattle 46/33

• 87° • -12°


Calgary 10/1 Saskatoon 1/-20

Vancouver 46/33






Mar. 12 Mar. 19 Mar. 26 April 3

Sunday Hi/Lo/W



52 33

Astoria . . . . . . .not available . . . . . 48/35/pc. . . . . . 47/37/pc Baker City . . . . . . 45/32/0.07 . . . . . 43/27/pc. . . . . . 38/22/rs Brookings . . . . . . 49/48/2.69 . . . . . 52/42/sh. . . . . . 51/41/sh Burns. . . . . . . . . . 38/33/0.22 . . . . . .44/27/rs. . . . . . 38/22/sn Eugene . . . . . . .not available . . . . . 53/37/pc. . . . . . 51/35/sh Klamath Falls . . . 47/37/0.09 . . . . . .48/29/rs. . . . . . 42/25/sn Lakeview. . . . . . . 43/36/0.00 . . . . . .43/29/rs. . . . . . 42/26/sn La Pine . . . . . . . . 45/29/0.34 . . . . . .41/22/rs. . . . . . 44/22/sn Medford . . . . . . . 50/45/0.45 . . . . . 55/37/sh. . . . . . 52/35/sh Newport . . . . . .not available . . . . . 50/41/pc. . . . . . 49/41/sh North Bend . . . . . 52/46/0.74 . . . . . 50/39/pc. . . . . . 49/38/sh Ontario . . . . . . . . 51/38/0.09 . . . . . 50/35/sh. . . . . . . 46/29/r Pendleton . . . . . .50/36/trace . . . . . 45/32/pc. . . . . . 45/29/rs Portland . . . . . .not available . . . . . 50/37/pc. . . . . . 49/37/pc Prineville . . . . . . . 49/31/0.09 . . . . . .45/27/rs. . . . . . 46/23/rs Redmond. . . . . . .49/38/trace . . . . . 43/26/pc. . . . . . 45/22/rs Roseburg. . . . . . . 51/45/1.08 . . . . . 54/38/sh. . . . . . 51/36/sh Salem . . . . . . . .not available . . . . . 52/37/pc. . . . . . 50/37/sh Sisters . . . . . . . . . 45/31/0.18 . . . . . .41/25/rs. . . . . . 45/22/rs The Dalles . . . . . . 55/33/0.06 . . . . . 47/31/pc. . . . . . 50/30/sh



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






Yesterday’s weather through 4 p.m. in Bend High/Low . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45/29 24 hours ending 4 p.m.. . . . . . . . 0.21” Record high . . . . . . . . . . . . .70 in 1986 Month to date . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.21” Record low. . . . . . . . . . . . . . -1 in 1955 Average month to date. . . . . . . . 0.15” Average high . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48 Year to date . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.68” Average low. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 Average year to date. . . . . . . . . . 3.04” Barometric pressure at 4 p.m.. . . 30.05 Record 24 hours . . . . . . . 0.37 in 1991 *Melted liquid equivalent

Tomorrow Rise Set Mercury . . . . . .6:57 a.m. . . . . . .6:49 p.m. Venus . . . . . . . .4:51 a.m. . . . . . .2:30 p.m. Mars. . . . . . . . .6:24 a.m. . . . . . .5:22 p.m. Jupiter. . . . . . . .7:28 a.m. . . . . . .7:53 p.m. Saturn. . . . . . . .8:17 p.m. . . . . . .7:56 a.m. Uranus . . . . . . .7:05 a.m. . . . . . .7:04 p.m.



50 30


Mostly cloudy, rain likely.



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 Hwy. 20 at Santiam Pass . . . . . . . Carry chains or T. Tires Hwy. 26 at Government Camp. . . Carry chains or T. Tires Hwy. 26 at Ochoco Divide . . . . . . Carry chains or T. Tires Hwy. 58 at Willamette Pass . . . . . Carry chains or T. Tires Hwy. 138 at Diamond Lake . . . . . Carry chains or T. Tires Hwy. 242 at McKenzie Pass . . . . . . . . .Closed for season For up-to-minute conditions turn to: or call 511

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 . . . . . . . . . . . .2-0 . . . . . . 36-73 Hoodoo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . . . . . . 38-88 Mt. Ashland. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2-0 . . . . . 75-122 Mt. Bachelor . . . . . . . . . . . . .15-0 . . . . 129-145 Mt. Hood Meadows . . . . . . . .5-0 . . . . . . . 121 Mt. Hood Ski Bowl . . . . . . . . . 0.0 . . . . . . 78-89 Timberline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 . . . . . . . 151 Warner Canyon . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0 . . . . . . 26-36 Willamette Pass . . . . . . . . . . . 13 . . . . . . 46-94 Aspen, Colorado . . . . . . . . . . .2-0 Mammoth Mtn., California . . . 0.0 Park City, Utah . . . . . . . . . . . .0-0 Squaw Valley, California . . . . . 0.0 Sun Valley, Idaho. . . . . . . . . . . 0.0 Taos, New Mexico. . . . . . . . . . . 4 Vail, Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . .1-0

. . . . . . 58-59 . . . . 140-220 . . . . . . . 102 . . . . . . . 185 . . . . . . 43-60 . . . . . . 51-58 . . . . . . 67-71

For links to the latest ski conditions visit:


Shown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are high for the day.


Yesterday Hi/Lo/Pcp




Mostly cloudy.

48 28

Moon phases


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


Sunrise today . . . . . . 6:34 a.m. Sunset today . . . . . . 6:00 p.m. Sunrise tomorrow . . 6:32 a.m. Sunset tomorrow. . . 6:01 p.m. Moonrise today . . . . 6:54 a.m. Moonset today . . . . 8:16 p.m.



Christmas Valley Silver Lake






Partly cloudy with a chance of light snow in the far south. Eastern


45 22




Mostly cloudy.



La Pine




Mostly cloudy, chance of rain showers.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, chance of mixed showers.

Skies will be partly sunny over most of the region. Rain and snow will be possible over parts of Idaho.




Crescent Lake

Look for partly sunny skies today with a few showers in the south. Central



Detroit 34/19



Columbus 35/21 Louisville 45/29 Charlotte 65/35

Halifax 45/41 Portland 46/37 Boston 56/41 New York 54/38 Philadelphia 58/37 Washington, D. C. 60/37

Nashville 49/31 Atlanta 57/35 Birmingham 56/33

New Orleans 62/45

Orlando 80/59 Miami 82/65

Monterrey 75/49


More information For more information about Project Wildfire or to download the draft of the 2011 Greater Bend Community Wildfire Protection Plan, visit

Williams would like to see an emphasis on bringing the neighborhood’s unpaved roads up to county standards, to make sure emergency vehicles can get in and people can get out, but doesn’t know if that’s feasible through the plan. Being on the top of the list gives neighborhoods in southwest, west, southeast, west urban growth reserve and northwest areas priority for fuels-reduction funds as long as neighborhoods are willing to participate, said Tom Fay, manager of the Deschutes County Rural Fire Protection District No. 2.

Sunset View Estates did a lot of work cleaning up their neighborhood and got their hazard risk reduced, Fay said. Awbrey Glen received recognition from the national Firewise Communities program that considers not just defensible space, but building materials, landscaping, access roads, address signs and more. The draft plan also addresses public lands around Bend — it lists thousands of acres of Forest Service thinning, mowing and burning treatments that have reduced wildfire risk around Bend’s neighborhoods. “Our community is saying that we think these are our most vulnerable areas, that whole west side,” Lighthall said. “When the Forest Service has money, we want them to do projects starting on our boundaries and going out.” Kate Ramsayer can be reached at 541-617-7811 or

Yesterday Sunday Monday City Hi/Lo/Pcp Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Abilene, TX . . . . .58/38/0.01 . 68/42/pc . . 76/48/pc Akron . . . . . . . . .50/45/0.73 . .32/17/sn . . 38/19/pc Albany. . . . . . . . .49/34/0.02 . . .50/27/r . . 34/14/pc Albuquerque. . . .54/26/0.00 . 66/38/pc . . 71/34/pc Anchorage . . . . . .23/7/0.00 . . .29/17/s . . 32/16/pc Atlanta . . . . . . . .59/48/0.58 . .57/35/sh . . 61/42/pc Atlantic City . . . .57/41/0.01 . . .55/38/t . . . 45/27/s Austin . . . . . . . . .66/48/0.04 . . .68/42/s . . 70/61/pc Baltimore . . . . . .63/39/0.00 . . .59/36/t . . . 50/29/s Billings. . . . . . . . .36/19/0.00 . . .22/7/sn . . . 19/6/sn Birmingham . . . .61/54/0.78 . 56/33/pc . . 66/44/pc Bismarck . . . . . . . .13/3/0.01 . . 17/-4/sn . . . . . 9/-1/c Boise . . . . . . . . . .47/40/0.04 . . 47/34/rs . . .46/26/rs Boston. . . . . . . . .55/29/0.00 . .56/41/sh . . 45/27/sh Bridgeport, CT. . .54/37/0.00 . . .50/38/r . . 45/29/pc Buffalo . . . . . . . .49/43/0.87 . .35/19/sn . . .33/17/sf Burlington, VT. . .46/34/0.00 . . .43/20/r . . . 31/8/sn Caribou, ME . . . .38/19/0.28 . . .40/27/r . . 29/11/sn Charleston, SC . .73/52/0.00 . . .73/46/t . . . 63/44/s Charlotte. . . . . . .63/50/0.16 . . .65/35/t . . . 61/33/s Chattanooga. . . .58/49/1.20 . 49/33/pc . . . 59/38/s Cheyenne . . . . . .42/19/0.00 . . 46/20/rs . . 36/12/sn Chicago. . . . . . . .36/28/0.16 . 35/27/pc . . . 41/31/c Cincinnati . . . . . .56/40/0.31 . 38/25/pc . . 46/30/pc Cleveland . . . . . .51/33/0.69 . 32/17/pc . . 34/19/pc Colorado Springs 45/21/0.00 . 52/29/pc . . .43/25/rs Columbia, MO . .38/28/0.01 . 45/33/pc . . . 51/37/c Columbia, SC . . .68/50/0.01 . . .68/40/t . . . 64/39/s Columbus, GA. . .64/53/0.54 . .59/36/sh . . 63/43/pc Columbus, OH. . .52/39/0.71 . 35/21/pc . . 42/26/pc Concord, NH . . . .50/28/0.00 . . .48/34/r . . .40/14/rs Corpus Christi. . .74/57/0.03 . . .68/50/s . . 73/63/pc Dallas Ft Worth. .57/39/0.00 . . .63/42/s . . 68/51/pc Dayton . . . . . . . .52/35/1.62 . 36/22/pc . . 43/28/pc Denver. . . . . . . . .48/14/0.00 . . .52/28/c . . 40/22/sn Des Moines. . . . .33/22/0.00 . 37/26/pc . . .43/32/rs Detroit. . . . . . . . .46/29/0.74 . 34/19/pc . . 35/23/pc Duluth . . . . . . . . . .25/8/0.00 . .23/14/sn . . 26/17/sn El Paso. . . . . . . . .62/42/0.00 . 74/46/pc . . 79/49/pc Fairbanks. . . . . . 18/-21/0.00 . . 13/-20/s . . .16/-13/s Fargo. . . . . . . . . . 15/-3/0.00 . . 19/-1/sn . . . 14/4/pc Flagstaff . . . . . . .53/18/0.00 . 53/29/pc . . .44/21/rs

Yesterday Sunday Monday City Hi/Lo/Pcp Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Grand Rapids . . .36/30/0.17 . 33/15/pc . . 37/22/pc Green Bay. . . . . .32/23/0.00 . 27/19/pc . . . 34/25/c Greensboro. . . . .64/46/0.00 . . .64/35/t . . 56/33/pc Harrisburg. . . . . .63/38/0.00 . . .52/32/r . . . 44/25/s Hartford, CT . . . .55/35/0.00 . . .50/37/r . . 43/24/pc Helena. . . . . . . . .41/25/0.00 . . .19/4/sn . . .26/10/sf Honolulu . . . . . . .76/69/0.00 . 81/69/pc . . . 82/70/s Houston . . . . . . .66/52/0.03 . . .66/47/s . . 69/58/pc Huntsville . . . . . .59/52/1.47 . 49/30/pc . . 60/42/pc Indianapolis . . . .52/35/1.56 . 42/25/pc . . . 45/30/c Jackson, MS . . . .63/48/1.68 . . .57/35/s . . 64/48/pc Madison, WI . . . .33/28/0.02 . 32/22/pc . . . 39/28/c Jacksonville. . . . .77/57/0.00 . . .75/46/t . . . 67/47/s Juneau. . . . . . . . .31/26/0.00 . 32/17/pc . . . 34/17/s Kansas City. . . . .38/21/0.00 . 46/34/pc . . 50/39/sh Lansing . . . . . . . .36/30/0.38 . 33/13/pc . . 35/21/pc Las Vegas . . . . . .69/46/0.00 . 72/53/pc . . 64/45/sh Lexington . . . . . .56/41/1.12 . . 42/26/rs . . 48/32/pc Lincoln. . . . . . . . .37/12/0.00 . 42/29/pc . . 37/31/sn Little Rock. . . . . .64/42/1.70 . . .55/38/s . . 60/45/pc Los Angeles. . . . .76/53/0.00 . . .63/53/c . . 61/48/pc Louisville . . . . . . .58/39/0.76 . 45/29/pc . . 51/35/pc Memphis. . . . . . .61/42/1.31 . 50/36/pc . . 59/45/pc Miami . . . . . . . . .80/70/0.00 . . .82/65/t . . 80/64/pc Milwaukee . . . . .32/28/0.05 . 30/24/pc . . . 36/30/c Minneapolis . . . .29/17/0.00 . . .29/21/c . . . 33/23/c Nashville . . . . . . .57/42/1.10 . 49/31/pc . . 56/40/pc New Orleans. . . .75/62/2.62 . . .62/45/s . . . 68/59/s New York . . . . . .61/41/0.00 . . .54/38/r . . 43/27/pc Newark, NJ . . . . .65/42/0.00 . . .54/38/r . . 38/27/pc Norfolk, VA . . . . .66/45/0.00 . . .65/39/t . . . 54/34/s Oklahoma City . .51/27/0.00 . 60/36/pc . . . 61/44/c Omaha . . . . . . . .35/13/0.00 . 38/28/pc . . .35/31/rs Orlando. . . . . . . .82/60/0.00 . . .80/59/t . . . 79/57/s Palm Springs. . . .79/50/0.00 . 80/50/pc . . . 61/45/c Peoria . . . . . . . . .38/32/0.03 . 41/27/pc . . 47/32/pc Philadelphia . . . .63/40/0.00 . . .58/37/r . . 47/29/pc Phoenix. . . . . . . .79/50/0.00 . 83/54/pc . . 77/46/pc Pittsburgh . . . . . .53/45/0.30 . . 40/20/rs . . 39/22/pc Portland, ME. . . .43/31/0.04 . .46/37/sh . . . .44/25/r Providence . . . . .56/34/0.00 . .55/42/sh . . 47/27/sh Raleigh . . . . . . . .69/43/0.00 . . .68/37/t . . . 56/33/s

Heroes Continued from B1 Helping his fellow veterans discover the sport he loves is always rewarding, Jones said. “I just think it’s great how they get so many people involved,” he said. “It’s just been an honor to be up here these last couple years.” Bill Gray, 57, of Coos Bay, took up skiing only recently. When he was 20, he left his naval base in Long Beach, Calif., to drive home to Oregon, and severed his spinal cord in a car crash. Gray said he’s never gotten used to being paralyzed from the waist down, but he has learned to adapt. With retirement on the horizon, he decided he should take up some new recreational pursuits to keep himself busy, and signed on with Oregon Adaptive Sports to learn how

Yesterday Sunday Monday Yesterday Sunday Monday City Hi/Lo/Pcp Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W City Hi/Lo/Pcp Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Rapid City . . . . . . .25/9/0.00 . . .24/4/sn . . . . . 9/-1/c Savannah . . . . . .72/54/0.00 . . .72/48/t . . . 64/48/s Reno . . . . . . . . . .62/37/0.00 . .54/34/sh . . .46/27/rs Seattle. . . . . . . . .50/38/0.14 . 46/33/pc . . 45/34/pc Richmond . . . . . .67/39/0.00 . . .64/34/t . . . 56/30/s Sioux Falls. . . . . . .21/4/0.00 . .30/19/sn . . 25/21/sn Rochester, NY . . .49/40/0.23 . .36/19/sn . . 31/15/sn Spokane . . . . . . .44/32/0.09 . 43/26/pc . . 42/26/pc Sacramento. . . . .68/41/0.00 . .61/45/sh . . . 61/38/c Springfield, MO. .40/28/0.00 . 51/35/pc . . 52/40/sh St. Louis. . . . . . . .53/36/0.36 . 45/32/pc . . . 51/34/c Tampa . . . . . . . . .81/63/0.00 . . .76/53/t . . . 74/58/s Salt Lake City . . .54/37/0.00 . .52/40/sh . . .47/31/rs Tucson. . . . . . . . .77/45/0.00 . 80/51/pc . . 77/42/pc San Antonio . . . .68/52/0.00 . . .70/46/s . . 74/62/pc Tulsa . . . . . . . . . .50/28/0.00 . 57/40/pc . . . 59/45/c San Diego . . . . . .77/54/0.00 . . .64/53/c . . 60/48/pc Washington, DC .60/42/0.00 . . .60/37/t . . . 52/30/s San Francisco . . .64/46/0.00 . .59/46/sh . . 57/43/pc Wichita . . . . . . . .45/21/0.00 . 55/37/pc . . 53/41/sh San Jose . . . . . . .65/46/0.00 . .61/46/sh . . 59/41/pc Yakima . . . . . . . 54/23/trace . 46/24/pc . . . 48/28/c Santa Fe . . . . . . .50/20/0.00 . 60/33/pc . . 60/28/pc Yuma. . . . . . . . . .83/54/0.00 . 85/56/pc . . 74/46/pc

INTERNATIONAL Amsterdam. . . . .45/32/0.00 . 40/29/pc . . . 43/31/s Athens. . . . . . . . .55/41/0.00 . 58/44/pc . . . .48/37/r Auckland. . . . . . .72/64/0.00 . . .68/60/r . . . 67/59/s Baghdad . . . . . . .70/41/0.00 . . .73/57/s . . 80/56/pc Bangkok . . . . . . .95/77/0.00 . . .92/79/s . . 93/78/pc Beijing. . . . . . . . .55/36/0.00 . 50/28/pc . . . 51/26/s Beirut. . . . . . . . . .66/55/0.00 . 73/58/pc . . 66/56/pc Berlin. . . . . . . . . .41/23/0.00 . . .41/21/s . . . 40/23/s Bogota . . . . . . . .63/48/0.78 . .66/49/sh . . 65/50/sh Budapest. . . . . . .43/23/0.00 . 38/25/pc . . 35/23/pc Buenos Aires. . . .84/68/0.00 . . .82/67/s . . . 84/65/s Cabo San Lucas .84/66/0.00 . . .79/60/s . . . 81/57/s Cairo . . . . . . . . . .81/55/0.00 . . .85/62/s . . . 77/60/s Calgary . . . . . . . . 59/-4/0.00 . . . 10/1/sf . . . 23/9/pc Cancun . . . . . . . .82/70/0.00 . . .79/62/t . . 81/66/sh Dublin . . . . . . . . .48/39/0.00 . 46/27/pc . . 47/25/pc Edinburgh . . . . . .46/36/0.00 . . .43/33/s . . 44/35/pc Geneva . . . . . . . .48/27/0.00 . . .49/29/s . . . 53/30/s Harare . . . . . . . . .81/61/0.00 . . .81/61/s . . . .80/60/t Hong Kong . . . . .68/61/0.00 . . .70/64/c . . 67/59/sh Istanbul. . . . . . . .50/32/0.00 . .44/39/sh . . 41/36/sh Jerusalem . . . . . .73/50/0.00 . 73/49/pc . . 70/46/pc Johannesburg . . .77/55/0.00 . . .80/57/s . . 79/55/pc Lima . . . . . . . . . .82/70/0.00 . 80/67/pc . . 79/66/pc Lisbon . . . . . . . . .59/45/0.00 . . .61/48/r . . . .63/52/r London . . . . . . . .45/34/0.00 . . .45/31/s . . . 46/30/s Madrid . . . . . . . .54/36/0.06 . 57/30/pc . . 59/37/pc Manila. . . . . . . . .84/75/0.32 . . .87/78/t . . . .88/75/t

“I thought it’s time to start doing stuff, it’s time to start playing.” — Bill Gray, 57, veteran to pilot a “sitski,” a device that allows the user to ski from a seated position. “I’d been in a chair 37 years and I’d never snow skied,” said Gray. “All I’d been doing was working, and I thought it’s time to start doing stuff, it’s time to start playing.” Instructor Jim Hansen said after three days in the sitski, Gray was ready to try skiing independently, without the tether Hansen had been using to make sure he doesn’t speed out of control. “Bill’s making it look a lot easier out there than it is,” Hansen said. “A lot of guys get a lot more tired a lot faster than him.” Hansen noted that the many volunteers Saturday were all

Mecca . . . . . . . . .93/77/0.00 . . .94/72/s . . . 95/71/s Mexico City. . . . .81/50/0.00 . 73/48/pc . . . 80/49/s Montreal. . . . . . .41/34/0.22 . . 34/21/rs . . . 30/9/sn Moscow . . . . . . .32/27/0.14 . .33/22/sn . . . 28/10/c Nairobi . . . . . . . .84/61/0.00 . . .85/62/s . . 84/59/pc Nassau . . . . . . . .77/68/0.00 . . .80/68/t . . . .79/67/t New Delhi. . . . . .79/54/0.00 . 78/57/pc . . . 83/59/s Osaka . . . . . . . . .52/34/0.00 . . .55/44/c . . 53/38/sh Oslo. . . . . . . . . . .37/18/0.00 . . .29/19/s . . 34/21/pc Ottawa . . . . . . . .43/27/0.40 . .28/19/sn . . . 30/9/pc Paris. . . . . . . . . . .46/32/0.00 . 41/29/pc . . . 43/27/s Rio de Janeiro. . .77/72/0.00 . . .81/74/t . . . 82/73/c Rome. . . . . . . . . .54/45/0.00 . 61/38/pc . . . 50/33/s Santiago . . . . . . .79/55/0.00 . . .86/54/s . . . 87/56/s Sao Paulo . . . . . .72/64/0.00 . 77/64/pc . . . 80/66/c Sapporo. . . . . . . .36/16/0.00 . .38/27/sh . . 31/21/pc Seoul . . . . . . . . . .43/25/0.00 . . .48/30/c . . . 42/28/s Shanghai. . . . . . .52/37/0.00 . .47/38/sh . . 46/36/pc Singapore . . . . . .91/77/0.69 . . .90/77/t . . . .89/78/t Stockholm. . . . . .37/28/0.00 . . .30/17/s . . . 35/18/c Sydney. . . . . . . . .70/64/0.00 . 72/64/pc . . 76/63/pc Taipei. . . . . . . . . .73/57/0.00 . . .68/59/s . . . .62/55/r Tel Aviv . . . . . . . .70/52/0.00 . 78/58/pc . . 68/56/pc Tokyo. . . . . . . . . .52/34/0.00 . 59/44/pc . . 50/39/sh Toronto . . . . . . . .46/36/0.60 . 36/21/pc . . 35/16/pc Vancouver. . . . . .48/36/0.25 . 46/33/pc . . . 45/35/c Vienna. . . . . . . . .43/25/0.00 . 37/25/pc . . . 36/24/s Warsaw. . . . . . . .36/32/0.00 . 35/22/pc . . . 36/23/s

aware of the 15 inches of snow that had fallen at Mt. Bachelor the night before, and had willingly skipped what promised to be a great powder day to ski Hoodoo with the veterans. “You’re not missing anything being here,” he said. “It’s a great experience.” Kevin McCormack, a board member for Oregon Adaptive Sports, was skiing in Canada with Hansen in 2003 when he damaged his spinal cord in a crash. About a year after his accident, McCormack decided he wanted to return to the snow, and turned to the organization to figure out how to get started. “It’s this program that really allowed me to reach out to life again and realize I could still be an active participant in life and skiing,” McCormick said. “It’s going to be different, but it’s still possible. Scott Hammers can be reached at 541-383-0387 or





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RIP CITY! A weekend with ‘the biggest show in town’ — the Portland Trail Blazers

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After Bend artist John Sweet saw the feature “Mom, you’re one tough art critic,” he sat down and wrote a response to The Bulletin. The article, which ran in this newspaper Feb. 18, explored the burden of living with prolific young Picassos and their creations. Sweet, 56, a fused-glass artist from Bend, has a better idea for kids’ art than the recycling bin: a fused-glass piece inspired by your child’s drawing or painting. During a 2008 trip to Tacoma, Wash., Sweet saw the Kids Design Glass program at the Museum of Glass. Each month, the museum invites kids to create their own designs based on artwork displayed at the museum, whose glass-blowing team selects one entry to be interpreted into glass. Two are made: one for the winner and another to display at the museum. Sweet was a bit intimidated because he thinks glass blowing is “a pretty cool process.” However, he was also “really intrigued by the idea of taking kids’ art and translating it into glass.” Glass fusing is a process that involves using a kiln to join pieces of glass, according to See Glass / C8

A giant scoreboard, hanging over center court in the Rose Garden, gives many fans a closer look at the action below. This game, played on February 25, saw the Portland Trail Blazers take a one-point overtime victory from the Denver Nuggets.



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Opened in 1995, the Rose Garden is the arena in which the Portland Trail Blazers professional basketball team plays all of its home games. Tickets for every one of the facility’s 20,630 seats have been sold out for more than 140 consecutive games, nearly four seasons. Photos by John Gottberg Anderson / For The Bulletin


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Before the game had even begun, the Blazer Dancers were performing their first routine, not in tennis shoes but in black spike heels. Children practiced bowling with basketballs at midcourt. The courtside announcer presented a music trivia contest, then introduced the starting lineups in slow motion as video footage of Blazers stars reeled

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PORTLAND — he name was intended only for the basketball court, but it became a moniker for an entire basketball-crazy metropolis. Halfway through the Portland Trail Blazers’ virgin 1970-71 season in the National Basketball Association, guard Jim Barnett — five years removed from an all-American career at the University of Oregon — hit a desperation jump shot against the Los Angeles Lakers. Hometown radio announcer Bill Schonely responded with the phrase that became the trademark of his long broadcast career. And a legend was born. “Rip City!” exclaimed Schonely as the basketball tore through the net, barely grazing the iron rim. The words became a regular part of Schonely’s play-by-play repertoire. Whenever a Blazer sharpshooter like Geoff Petrie or Dave Twardzik would swish an outside jumper, “Rip City!” rang through the Portland radio waves. And six years later, when the Bill Walton-led Trail Blazers won the NBA championship, the phrase united the city. During that championship season, the Blazers were a catalyst in bringing Portlanders together. Men and women of all ages, political and religious beliefs, and economic standards rallied around their team. And although Schonely retired after the 1997-98 season, the phrase is alive and well in Portland today. As the only high-profile professional sports team in Oregon (to be joined later this year by the Portland Timbers of Major League Soccer), the Trail Blazers draw fans from hundreds of miles in all directions. Last week, I joined the throngs at the Rose Garden, the beautiful arena where the Blazers play their home games. And what I discovered along with the game was a Las Vegas-style spectacle.


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SPOTLIGHT Winner picked for Mini PPP logo Cascade Middle School sixth-grader Ellie Ryan won the art competition to create the official logo for the 2011 Mini Pole Pedal Paddle T-shirt. Ellie’s art was selected from 45 entries. She wins a Round Table pizza party for her class, a bracelet from Saxon’s, shoes from Teva and a free team entry in the Mini Pole Pedal Paddle. Finalists, who also win prizes, included Miller Elementary second-grader Kaylee Carlton, Miller Elementary third-grader Linda Johnson, Jefferson County Middle School sixth-grader Carly Breach and Seven Peaks School first-grader Jorun Downing. The event will be held May 22 in the Les Schwab Amphitheater. Teams of six participants between first and sixth grade compete in river rafting (with a guide), biking, an obstacle course and a run.

Concert to benefit musician Zurflu Friends of longtime Bend resident Erin Zurflu will hold a benefit concert and silent auction Thursday to help offset costs associated with her impending medical treatment for cancer. Zurflu — an athlete, musician and medical student — was recently diagnosed with lung cancer. Her friend and band mate, Erin Cole-Baker, says the disease is curable, but that Zurflu faces surgery in Seattle later this month and “huge” medical bills. In response, Zurflu’s friends have organized “Breathe EZ,” which will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday at Century Center (70 S.W. Century Drive, Bend). The show will feature music by Mosley Wotta, Sara Jackson-Holman, Chris Beland, Cole-Baker and Zurflu (aka The Erins), and the band Elliot. Food and beer will be available, and there will be a silent auction featuring items donated by local businesses. Organizers are asking for a minimum $10 donation at the door. Contact:, 541-848-2044, or search for “Breathe EZ” on Facebook. — From staff reports


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Dear Abby: In our family, pets are irreplaceable, full- fledged, beloved members. One of them was a beautiful, very affectionate cat we had rescued as an abandoned kitten. Tragically, he didn’t make it through an operation we hoped would save his life. His death was a needless accident, and we are writing this in the hope that you will print it to warn other readers so no other animals will die in a similar fashion. On the day before he died, he suddenly stopped eating and drinking. He became lethargic and vomited several times. Our vet diagnosed him with a bowel obstruction. Apparently, he had eaten a piece of a palm from Palm Sunday. Unable to pass through his system, it had perforated his bowel. The damage was too extensive to fix. The vet later told us about many other items he had removed throughout his experience: Qtips, cotton balls, coins, twist ties, string, buttons, Easter grass, Christmas tree icicles, etc. Abby, please warn your readers to pick up anything that’s small enough for a pet to put in its mouth, and to keep anything a pet might be tempted to taste out of reach. If you do, perhaps our precious kitty’s death will not have been in vain. — In Mourning in Pennsylvania Dear in Mourning: I’m sorry about the untimely loss of your adored pet. I, too, hope your letter will alert pet owners — as well as parents and caregivers of small children. Dear Abby: Do dreams have a meaning? I have the same disturbing dream over and over again. It happens often. The scenario is the same, but the place in the dream varies. I wake up feeling anxious and can’t fall back to sleep. Do you have any advice or suggestion on what I can do about this? You have helped many people; can you help me? — Sleepless in Kansas City

DEAR ABBY Dear Sleepless: Some dreams have a “meaning” — others do not. Your dream may be an attempt by your subconscious to work through something in your life that you haven’t been able to resolve consciously, which is why the dream is recurring. However, it’s important that you understand that dreams usually aren’t literal. Because the dream is causing sleeplessness and anxiety, it may help to discuss it with a psychologist. Just talking about it may help the problem go away. Dear Abby: Our group has a problem. One of the women takes out her dental floss and uses it at the table regardless of where we are — a restaurant, banquet, anyplace. We have all asked her please not to, but she’s the type who, if you tell her she’s wrong, insists she’s always right. According to her, flossing one’s teeth at the table is acceptable. She’s in her 60s and she’s a representative for our AARP group, which means she attends a great many functions. She reads your column as we all do. So please address this subject. Thank you. — Grossed Out in Massachusetts Dear Grossed Out: With pleasure! Flossing one’s teeth should be done in private, in the powder room. Under no circumstances is it proper to do it at the dinner table. For her to insist upon doing it in spite of being told it makes others uncomfortable is extremely rude, so tell her to chew on that!

Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby. com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

“The Celebrity Apprentice” 9 tonight, NBC “The circus is back in town and you’re looking at the ringmaster!” declares Donald Trump as he draws the curtain on Season 11 of his reality-TV mainstay. Oh, and what a wacky circus it promises to be. Putting their egos — and their issues — on display will be Gary Busey, La Toya Jackson, Jose Canseco, Meat Loaf, Star Jones and Richard Hatch, just to name a few. We say just bring the crazy, and give the show’s casting director a big, fat, sloppy kiss. “Taking on Tyson” 10 tonight, Animal Planet Who knew that the famous (and infamous) former boxing champ Mike Tyson found “tranquility” among pigeons? In “Taking on Tyson,” he spreads his wings by returning to his Brooklyn roots to raise — and race — his feathery friends. “Breakout Kings” 10 tonight, A&E In the new drama “Breakout Kings,” U.S. marshals team up with a group of convicts to chase down fugitives. It comes from a couple of producers who helped make the addictive, but utterly ridiculous, “Prison Break.” “The Event” 8 p.m. Monday, NBC Now, will you watch it? After a lengthy hiatus, “The Event” returns for a two-hour midseason relaunch with producers hoping that the ratings can eventually match the hype. “All About Aubrey” 10 p.m. Monday, Oxygen “All About Aubrey” is a new reality series that finds former

“The circus is back in town and you’re looking at the ringmaster!”

spending time with Penny (Kaley Cuoco).

— Donald Trump

“The Mentalist” 10 p.m. Thursday, CBS Maybe golf isn’t such a tranquil game, after all. Tonight, on “The Mentalist,” Patrick (Simon Baker) investigates after a doctor is murdered on a golf course. Perhaps he didn’t let someone play through. “Supernanny” 8 p.m. Friday, ABC Uh-oh, the “Supernanny” (Jo Frost) has her work cut out for her this week. She must intervene in a household where a woman who wants to be a “fun mom” bribes her kids with junk food to get them to behave.

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Donald Trump, shown last month arriving at the 83rd Academy Awards, and a pack of celebrities kick off Season 11 of his “Apprentice” franchise on Sunday.

“Rascal Flatts: Nothing Like This” 9 p.m. Saturday, ABC “Rascal Flatts: Nothing Like This” is a concert special that has the pop-country trio belting out some of their chart-topping hits. The show was taped during an appearance in St. Paul, Minn.

Where Buyers And Sellers Meet Danity Kane band member Aubrey O’Day on the comeback trail after being fired from the band by P. Diddy. Can she hit the high notes again? “Behind the Music” 10 p.m. Monday, VH1 “Behind the Music” returns for a new season with a profile of hip-hop superstar Nelly. For the first time, he opens up about the death of his sister and his relationship with Ashanti. “Glee” 8 p.m. Tuesday, Fox After earning rave reviews last November, Gwyneth Paltrow returns for another guest appearance on “Glee.” And this time there are some romantic sparks between the sex-ed

teacher and Mr. Schuester (Matthew Morrison). “The Real World” 10 p.m. Wednesday, MTV The granddaddy of reality TV shows, “The Real World,” returns for its — gasp — 25th session. This time, we head to Las Vegas, where all the partying and heavy petting takes place at a posh pad in the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. “The Big Bang Theory” 8 p.m. Thursday, CBS There’s trouble ahead for Leonard (Johnny Galecki) on “The Big Bang Theory.” He’s forced to choose between two women when his new girlfriend, Priya (guest star Aarti Mann), demands that he stop

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CALENDAR TODAY BACHELOR BUTTE DOG DERBY: A trophy race for sled dogs and skijoring, with more than 30 dog teams; free for spectators; 9 a.m.; Wanoga Sno-park, Century Drive, Bend; 541-280-0035 or www. FIDDLERS JAM: Listen or dance at the Oregon Old Time Fiddlers Jam; donations accepted; 1-3 p.m.; Pine Forest Grange, 63214 N.E. Boyd Acres Road, Bend; 541-447-5451. “THE RAINMAKER”: A romantic comedy about a stranger who changes the lives of a family struggling to keep their ranch during the Dust Bowl; $20, $18 students and seniors; 2 p.m.; 2nd Street Theater, 220 N.E. Lafayette Ave., Bend; 541-312-9626 or “THE SPIN CYCLE”: Innovation Theatre Works presents the comedy about a baby boomer who returns home for Thanksgiving; $20, $18 students and seniors; 2 p.m.; Bend Performing Arts Center, 1155 S.W. Division St.; 541-504-6721 or www. CASCADE WINDS SYMPHONIC BAND: The band performs music by P.D.Q. Bach, William Schuman, Johan de Meij and more, under the direction of Dan Judd; donations accepted; 2 p.m.; Summit High School, 2855 N.W. Clearwater Drive, Bend; 541-593-1635 or www. PORTLAND OPERA TO GO!: The opera presents “The Elixir of Love,” about a shy man in love with a beautiful woman; free; 2 p.m.; McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 N.W. Bond St., Bend; 541-382-5174 or www. MICHAEL ALLEN HARRISON: The acclaimed composer and pianist performs; proceeds benefit the Crook County Foundation; $15, free ages 4 and younger; 3 p.m.; Crook County High School, Eugene Southwell Auditorium, 1100 S.E. Lynn Blvd., Prineville; 541447-6909 or www.mahconcert. AN AFTERNOON OF UNITY AND COMPASSION: Featuring Spanishlanguage discussions of basic rights when dealing with law enforcement, discussion of immigration issues and a candlelight vigil; free; 4-6:30 p.m.; Pilot Butte Event Center, 1034 N.E. 11th St., Bend; 541-390-6213 or HIGH & DRY FUNDRAISER: Featuring performers Chris Sanders and Steve Smith; call for registration and Tumalo location; proceeds benefit the High & Dry Bluegrass Festival; $20; 4 p.m.; 541-306-0797. ICON CITY: Featuring performances by Mosley Wotta and The Show with Bex of Danity Kane; proceeds benefit Icon City and Project Mobile Connect; donations accepted; 67:30 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or ELLIS: The Minnesota-based folk artist performs, with Shireen Amini; reservations requested;

$15 suggested donation; 7 p.m., doors open 6 p.m.; Higher Ground, 2582 N.E. Dagget Lane, Bend; 541-389-0831 or carol@ TRUTH & SALVAGE CO.: The roots musicians perform; $10 plus fees in advance, $12 at the door; 9 p.m.; Silver Moon Brewing & Taproom, 24 N.W. Greenwood Ave., Bend; 541-388-8331 or www. silvermoonbrewing. com.

MONDAY GOOD CHAIR, GREAT BOOKS: Read and discuss “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins; free; noon; Bend Public Library, Brooks Room, 601 N.W. Wall St.; 541-617-7089 or www. VIVA VOCE: The Portland-based indie-rock band performs, with Damien Jurado and Loch Lomond; part of the PDXchange Program; $20 plus fees; 7:30 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre. org.

TUESDAY SHROVE TUESDAY COMMUNITY PANCAKE SUPPER: Featuring pancakes, ham, eggs, applesauce and drinks; proceeds benefit the St. Andrew’s Discretionary Fund for community outreach; donations accepted; 5-7 p.m.; St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 807 E. First St., Prineville; 541-447-5813. SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER: Featuring pancakes, sausage, applesauce and drinks; $4, $2 ages 4-12, free ages 3 and younger, $10 families; 5-7 p.m.; Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, 68825 N. Brooks Camp Road, Sisters; 541-549-7087. KNOW DIRT: Gail Wells talks about allegiance to place and how it affects opinions about land use; free; 6:30 p.m.; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541312-1032 or www.deschuteslibrary. org/calendar. “THE WORLD ACCORDING TO MONSANTO”: A screening of the documentary about food production, genetically modified foods and more; $2 suggested donation; 7 p.m., 6:30 p.m. social; The Environmental Center, 16 N.W. Kansas Ave., Bend; 541-389-0785. WEINLAND: Portland-based indie folk-rock band performs, with Laurel Brauns; $10 suggested donation; 7 p.m., doors open 6:30 p.m.; The Barn in Sisters, 68467 Three Creeks Road; 541-408-7794.

WEDNESDAY KING PERKOFF BAND: The jazz and blues act performs; free; 7 p.m.; McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 N.W. Bond St., Bend; 541-382-5174 or www. “THE RAINMAKER”: A romantic comedy about a stranger who changes the lives of a family

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struggling to keep their ranch during the Dust Bowl; $20, $18 students and seniors; 8 p.m.; 2nd Street Theater, 220 N.E. Lafayette Ave., Bend; 541-312-9626 or MOONALICE: The Bay Area-based jam band performs; ages 21 and older; $10; 8 p.m., doors open 7 p.m.; Silver Moon Brewing & Taproom, 24 N.W. Greenwood Ave., Bend; 541-388-8331 or www.

THURSDAY CENTRAL OREGON SPORTSMEN’S SHOW: Featuring vendors and a variety of resources for outdoor recreation, with a head and horns competition, a kids trout pond and cooking demonstrations; $10, $5 ages 6-16, free ages 5 and younger, $18 for a two-day pass; noon-8 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 503-552-5003 or GOOD CHAIR, GREAT BOOKS: Read and discuss “A Confederacy of Dunces” by John Kennedy Toole; bring a lunch; free; noon; Redmond Public Library, 827 S.W. Deschutes Ave.; 541-3121055 or www.deschuteslibrary. org/calendar. “THE CRISIS OF GEOGRAPHICAL IGNORANCE”: Alexander Murphy discusses why knowing geography is important, particularly in addressing geopolitical and environmental issues; free; 2 p.m.; Bend Senior Center, 1600 S.E. Reed Market Road; 541-617-4663 or BREATHE EZ BENEFIT: Featuring performances by Mosley Wotta, Sara Jackson-Holman, Elliot, Chris Beland and Erin Cole-Baker; proceeds benefit Erin Zurflu, who is battling lung cancer; $10 suggested donation; 6 p.m.; Century Center, 70 S.W. Century Drive, Bend; 541848-2044 or ecolebaker@gmail. com. AUTHOR PRESENTATION: R. Gregory Nokes talks about his book “Massacred for Gold: The Chinese in Hells Canyon”; RSVP requested; $3, free for museum members; 6:30 p.m.; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; 541-382-4754, ext. 241 or www. THE UNDERSCORE ORKESTRA: The Portland-based gypsy-jazz band performs; free; 7 p.m.; McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 N.W. Bond St., Bend; 541-382-5174 or www. GOLDEN DRAGON ACROBATS: The Chinese troupe performs rigorous acrobatics with music, costumes and choreography; $27 or $32; 7:30 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or “THE RAINMAKER”: A romantic comedy about a stranger who changes the lives of a family struggling to keep their ranch during the Dust Bowl; $20, $18 students and seniors; 8 p.m.; 2nd Street Theater, 220 N.E. Lafayette Ave., Bend; 541-312-9626 or

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FRIDAY CENTRAL OREGON SPORTSMEN’S SHOW: Featuring vendors and a variety of resources for outdoor recreation, with a head and horns competition, a kids trout pond and cooking demonstrations; $10, $5 ages 6-16, free ages 5 and younger, $18 for a two-day pass; noon-8 p.m.; Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center, 3800 S.W. Airport Way, Redmond; 503-552-5003 or www. AN IRISHMAN’S OREGON: Brian Doyle provides an afternoon of storytelling; free; 4 p.m.; Bend Public Library, 601 N.W. Wall St.; 541-312-1034 or www. FIGHT CANCER WITH BIG DAVE: With live music, a Texas hold ’em and black jack tournament, a silent auction, dinner and more; proceeds benefit Dave Wiersema, who is battling cancer, and his family; $20 for dinner and event, $50 includes tournament; 6 p.m.; Deschutes Brewery Mountain Room, 901 S.W. Simpson Ave., Bend; 541-385-8606, ext. 118 or http:// TEAM TRIVIA SHOWDOWN: Answer general trivia questions in teams of up to six people; with live and silent auctions and a raffle; proceeds benefit Together for Children; $40; 6-9 p.m.; Mt. Bachelor Village Resort Conference Center, 19717 Mount Bachelor Drive, Bend; 541389-9317 or CHORALE WORKS CONCERT: The Cascade Chorale performs works by American choral composers, under the direction of James Knox; $10; 7 p.m.; First Presbyterian Church, 230 N.E. Ninth St., Bend; 541-383-7512. “AIDA”: The Mountain View High School drama department presents a musical about an enslaved princess of Nubia and the love of an Egyptian prince; $10; 7:30 p.m.; Mountain View High School, 2755 N.E. 27th St., Bend; 541-383-6402. “THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT’S WOMAN”: A screening of the 1981 R-rated film; free; 7:30 p.m.; Jefferson County Library, Rodriguez Annex, 134 S.E. E St., Madras; 541-475-3351 or www. GOLDEN DRAGON ACROBATS: The Chinese troupe performs rigorous acrobatics with music, costumes and choreography; $27 or $32; 7:30 p.m.; Tower Theatre, 835 N.W. Wall St., Bend; 541-317-0700 or www.towertheatre. org. “THE RAINMAKER”: A romantic comedy about a stranger who changes the lives of a family struggling to keep their ranch during the Dust Bowl; $20, $18 students and seniors; 8 p.m.; 2nd Street Theater, 220 N.E. Lafayette Ave., Bend; 541-312-9626 or SUNNY LEDFURD: The North Carolina-based acoustic country act performs; $12 plus fees in advance, $15 at the door; 9 p.m., doors open 8 p.m.; Domino Room, 51 N.W. Greenwood Ave., Bend; 541-7882989 or

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If you go INFORMATION Portland Trail Blazers. Rose Garden, 1 Center Court, Portland; 503-234-9291, 503797-9600 (box office), www Ticket prices range $15 to $170. Travel Portland. 701 S.W. Sixth Ave., Portland; 503-275-8355, 877-678-5263,

LODGING Crowne Plaza Hotel Portland– Downtown Convention Center. 1441 N.E. Second Ave., Portland; 503-233-2401, 877227-6963, www.cpportland. com. Includes the Palm Garden Restaurant. Rates from $135. Econo Lodge–Convention Center. 305 N. Broadway, Portland; 503-284-5181, No restaurant. Rates from $68. Hotel Monaco Portland. 506 S.W. Washington St., Portland; 503-222-0001, 888-2072201, www.monaco-portland .com. Includes the Red Star Tavern and Roast House. Rates from $109. The Nines. 525 S.W. Morrison St., Portland; 503-222-9996, 866-716-8125, www.the Includes the Urban Farmer and Departure restaurants. Rates from $169.

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Trail Blazers fans wave white wands in an effort to distract an opposition player attempting a free throw. Portland players, in white, jostle for rebounding position as a long jump shot by Blazers guard Rudy Fernandez seems to hang in midair. The opposing Denver Nuggets, in blue, narrowly lost to Portland in this February 25 game. The only major professional sports team in Oregon, the Blazers are consistently among the top-drawing basketball teams in the country.

DINING Claudia’s Sports Pub & Grill. 3006 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd., Portland; 503-232-1744, Lunch and dinner. Budget. Henry’s 12th Street Tavern. 10 N.W. 12th Ave., Portland; 503-227-5320, www.henrys . Lunch and dinner. Moderate. Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub. 112 S.W. Second Ave., Portland; 503-227-4057, Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Budget Spirit of 77 Sports Bar and Grill. 500 N.E. Martin Luther King Blvd., Portland; 503-2329977, Lunch and dinner. Budget.

ATTRACTIONS Hoyt Arboretum. 4000 S.W. Fairview Blvd., Washington Park, Portland; 503-228-8733, International Rose Test Garden 400 S.W. Kingston Ave., Washington Park, Portland; 503-823-3636, www.rose Lan Su Chinese Garden. 239 N.W. Everett St., Portland; 503-221-8131, www.lansu Oregon Historical Society. 1200 S.W. Park Ave., Portland; 503-222-1741, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. 1945 S.E. Water Ave., Portland; 503-797-4000, Oregon Zoo. 4001 S.W. Canyon Road, Washington Park, Portland; 503-226-1561, Portland Art Museum. 1219 S.W. Park Ave., Portland; 503226-2811, www.portlandart Portland Children’s Museum. 4105 S.W. Canyon Road, Washington Park, Portland; 503-223-6500, www.portland Portland Japanese Garden. 611 S.W. Kingston Ave., Washington Park, Portland; 503-223-1321, www.japanese World Forestry Center. 4033 S.W. Canyon Road, Washington Park, Portland; 503-228-1367,

Trail Blazers Continued from C1 Then, in a 39-second span of pure sports drama that could not have been scripted, just before the final buzzer, Portland drained a trio of three-point baskets to tie the game at 97. The Blazers won by a single point, 107-106, in overtime. The crowd went crazy. Meanwhile, the nonbasketball performances continued through the game. At halftime, an acrobatic troupe hypnotized the crowd with its magic. The Blazer Dancers kept the maledominated audience enthralled. But for me and many other visitors, the evening’s biggest moment — other than the Portland victory, of course — occurred midway through the second quarter. Where was Bill Schonely when they needed him? James Collier, a 23-year-old Blazer fan of substantial girth, was selected from the sellout crowd of 20,630 to attempt to make a basket from center court, 47 feet on the fly. His prize, should he succeed: a new Toyota Tundra truck from the Portland Metro Toyota Dealers. A southpaw, Collier attempted a one-handed shot put. The ball got plenty of elevation, looked as if it would fall short, but kept drifting toward the backboard. Rip city! Swish. Nothing but net. Four years had passed since the last time a fan had suc-

ceeded in the midcourt promotion. In the intervening time, the Blazers had sold out 142 consecutive games, Williams told me. The look on Collier’s face suggested that he could hardly believe what he had done.

Portland sports bars Had I not been able to get tickets to the game, I would have found a seat at a nearby sports bar and watched on the big screen. My first choice would have been the Spirit of 77 Sports Bar and Grill. I didn’t stay, but dropped by for a light meal before the game and was duly impressed. Facing the southeast corner of the Oregon Convention Center, no more than a half-dozen blocks from the Rose Garden, Spirit of 77 pays homage to the Trail Blazers’ 1977 championship team and everything it represented. “That team crossed all social lines,” said general manager Tim Davey, who was in fact a young child in Boston at the time. “No, I wasn’t here, but I’ve seen what the Red Sox and Celtics have done to Boston, and I know it was the same in Portland. “In Spirit of 77, we’ve wanted to re-create the environment where everyone rose and fell together. And at the same time, we’re mindful of providing quality food and drink.” Spirit is owned by the same entrepreneurial team that has the Ace Hotel and the highly regarded Clyde Common restau-

rant in downtown Portland. The sports bar’s small-bites menu — cocktail ribs, shrimp, hush puppies with jalapeño jam — is a big step beyond most others of its genre. The largest of its numerous flat-screen televisions is immense, 16 feet by 19 feet. But Spirit never loses sight of its quirky “P-town” identity, with an indoor bicycle parking area, menus designed like sports trading cards and such carnival games as “Pop-a-Shot” basketball, where players rapid-fire free throws. Elsewhere around the city, these other sports bars are worth checking out: Henry’s 12th Street Tavern occupies the extensively renovated former Blitz-Weinhard Brewery, a Portland institution for 140 years. The original brewhouse is now the dining room and bar area; the malt storage facility has been turned into the kitchen and lounge. Flat-screen TVs hang on exposed brick walls as sports fans lean on brass rails to watch games. Don’t be surprised to find many Blazers fans hanging out at Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub after the game. This longtime local favorite in the historic Skidmore district is especially popular among the international community, as it never misses airing international soccer and rugby matches. But when the Blazers are, well, blazing, they trump all. Claudia’s Sports Pub & Grill opened in the Hawthorne neighborhood in 1958, and more than a half-century later it remains in the founding Spathas family. The building is nondescript and the fare is mainly pizza and burgers, but its faithful patrons rarely consider going elsewhere.

Blazer-friendly hotels There may be others, but I know of only two Portland hotels — the Nines and the Hotel Monaco — that have special promotions tied to Trail Blazers’ home games. Opened in spring 2009, the Nines occupies the upper nine floors of the century-old, 15-story Meier & Frank department store building, opposite Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse. An impeccable

restoration by the Starwood Hotels & Resorts corporation has wedded modern hospitality with historic elegance. When this glazed terra-cotta structure was built in 1909, Meier & Frank was the largest retail store west of the Mississippi River. The department-store tradition is carried on today by Macy’s, which fills the six lower floors. Hotel guests enter the Nines curbside, where they are greeted by valets and immediately whisked up to the eighth floor by high-speed elevators. Behind the chic reception area is a lobby lounge and the Urban Farmer restaurant. Meeting and convention facilities are on the sixth and seventh floors; 331 guest rooms and suites occupy the ninth through 14th floors. Departure, a penthouse restaurant with a modern Asian theme, also has a sleek bar that draws a fashionable late-night crowd. The “Swish” promotion brands the Nines as the only “Official Hotel Sponsor of NBA Basketball in Portland,” designated by the league and the Trail Blazers’ head office. Under this program, the hotel offers a room rate starting at $169 per night. Included is a $20 per-person credit at the Urban Farmer, which serves three meals a day including very upscale dinners (steaks run $29 to $60). The Hotel Monaco Portland,

a member of the San Franciscobased Kimpton Group of luxury boutique hotels, offers a “Slam Dunk” package that promises 20 percent off its best available room rate, typically $109. It applies through April 14, the end of the Blazers’ regular season. Guests don’t get a restaurant credit, but they receive a voucher for an elaborate “Blazer Bloody Mary” with breakfast at the hotel’s Red Star Tavern and Roast House. The Monaco is another reinvented department store — Lipman Wolfe, built in 1912. Every one of the 221 guest rooms and suites has a teddy bear on its bed because “Teddy” was a symbol of Lipman Wolfe. Continued next page

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C OV ER S T ORY From previous page Kimpton took over in 1996 and transformed the 10-story building with a design scheme inspired by Portland’s public gardens. The Nines and the Monaco are a mere two blocks apart. Guests at either property can hop aboard the MAX Light Rail line and take it directly from their lodging to the Rose Garden, avoiding traffic and parking issues. There is no charge for the rail service. For fans who want to walk to the Rose Garden, several hotels are located within a few blocks. Most convenient are the Crowne Plaza — a medium-size business travelers’ hotel with a fullservice restaurant and lounge — and the bare-bones Econo Lodge. The latter is a satisfactory choice for budget watchers, located just off the Broadway Bridge and directly opposite the north entrance to the Rose Garden.

Daytime diversions If you’ve built a weekend around a Blazers game, but are looking for other activities to fill your day as you await a 7:30 p.m. game time, these are a few suggestions: The Portland Art Museum

THE BULLETIN • Sunday, March 6, 2011 C5 The lobby lounge, foreground, and Urban Farmer Restaurant share the eighth-floor courtyard of the Nines hotel in downtown Portland. As the official hotel sponsor of the Portland Trail Blazers, the Nines offers its guests restaurant credits when they stay here on game nights.

was founded in 1892 as the oldest museum in the Pacific Northwest. Now celebrating 79 years on the South Park Blocks near Portland State University, PAM has an outstanding collection that includes Greek and Roman antiquities, works by the European masters, Asian and African art and much more. In 2000, it added the Schnitzer Center for Northwest Art and the Grande

By Arline and Sam Bleecker When Lupe King stepped aboard Cunard’s newly minted Queen Elizabeth in New York for its maiden world voyage in January, not only was it the beginning of the ship’s global service but also King’s first day of retirement. We should all be so lucky. King was doing what a lot of us wish we could do, except worry about the practicality of leaving home for months at a time. She learned that, though the desire to go to sea is impulsive, the planning can’t be. For their first globetrotting adventure, Lupe and husband Daniel prepared for six months before leaving on their multi-month sojourn, arranging for everything from automatic billing to a live-in pet sitter. Both have been teaching at a Milwaukee community college, where he continues to work as an instructor. The Kings are but two of nearly 800 passengers on Queen Elizabeth’s debut circumnavigation who will call the vessel home for 103 days while they visit 38 ports worldwide.

Globetrotters Compared with other world travelers, however, the Kings are just getting their feet wet. The record for globetrotting is held by a couple who have spanned the globe 25 times with Cunard and another couple who have spent more than 11 years, in total, aboard one or another of the line’s vessels, said Robert Howie, the hotel manager of the 90,900ton Queen Elizabeth. Avid challengers to the world cup of cruising are Raymond and Leonnie Petitpren, with homes on the Gold Coast of Australia

tarium that doubles as a theater in the round, an Omnimax theater, a science store and a naval submarine, the USS Blueback, permanently docked outside. Rich in galleries and restaurants, the Pearl District is a great place to spend an afternoon wandering. In adjacent Chinatown, the Lan Su (“Awakening Orchid”) Chinese Garden is the largest Ming Dynasty urban garden in the United States. John Gottberg Anderson can be reached at janderson@

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Ronde Center for Native American Art. Facing PAM is the Oregon History Center, notable for an eight-story-high trompe l’oeil mural overlooking a spacious plaza. The “Oregon, My Oregon” exhibit occupies an entire floor with more than 50 separate displays interpreting state history — from ancient Native Americans to modern corporate cul-

ture — through artifacts, documents, photographs and video. Washington Park, in the wooded hills that rise above the west side of downtown Portland, holds enough attractions to fill a full day. Here are the 64-acre Oregon Zoo, famed for its Asian elephant breeding program; the Children’s Museum 2nd Generation, a treasure trove of handson activities; the World Forestry

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Center, a conservation-oriented museum; the 185-acre Hoyt Arboretum, more than 1,000 species of plants; the Japanese Garden, actually composed of five separate gardens; and the International Rose Text Garden, with 8,000 flowering plants that gave Portland its original nickname, “The Rose City.” The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) sits on the east bank of the Willamette River opposite downtown. Housed in a former Pacific Gas & Electric substation, it boasts six huge exhibit halls, a plane-

Circling the globe The Queen Elizabeth left Southampton, England, on its world cruise Jan. 5, reaching New York, its secondary embarkation point, Jan. 13. The major ports on the itinerary from there: Jan. 29 — Los Angeles Feb. 22 — Sydney March 19 — Singapore March 31 — Dubai, United Arab Emirates April 19 — Southampton April 26 — New York

and near Daytona Beach, Fla. They have circumnavigated the globe 15 times, 13 with Cunard. For this couple, cruising is almost an addiction. When not globetrotting, they take Christmas cruises or weeklong sail-aways. In particular, this maritime pair not only enjoy the ports, especially discovering unique restaurants at each stop, but also mingling with people of all nationalities, seeing old world-voyager friends, sharing camaraderie among passengers and crew, and, like many others, participating in the pomp and circumstance aboard Cunard’s very British trio of oceangoing queens: Elizabeth, Mary and Victoria. The Petitprens, for instance, relish ballroom dancing, a popular staple on the ship, as well as the line’s many formal nights; indeed, for about a third of the evenings aboard the vessel, tuxes and gowns are de rigueur, while for the remainder suit jackets are required. The regally appointed Queen Elizabeth struck a chord with the Petitprens. “We think people just look bet-

ter in formal attire,” Raymond Petitpren noted. The vessel embodies the glamour of high society in the 1930s and 1940s. The Art Deco decor pays homage to the first Queen Elizabeth, launched in 1938, with double- and triple-deck public areas and intricately detailed interiors replete with rich wood paneling, mosaics, gleaming chandeliers and cool marbles. Howie noted that the average age of world-cruise passengers aboard the Elizabeth’s maiden journey is 68, and fares on the 2,068-passenger vessel for the world cruise range from about $18,000 per person to a tad shy of $200,000 per person for the upper aerie of Queen’s Grille suites, including even some duplex apartments. For the Kings, their journey on the Queen will run about $70,000 for the nearly four-month voyage, excluding the inevitable addons such as excursions, wines and spirits, and expenditures for souvenirs and memorabilia. The Petitprens estimate that couples should expect to spend about another third to half of the fare on such extras.

Are you ready? A veteran of a dozen world cruises himself, Howie cautions couples not to plunge in without sampling voyages of two weeks or longer. The Petitprens agree. Know yourself and make certain you won’t get cabin fever gazing out to endless seas for months at a time. (Of course, if you don’t want the whole shebang, you need only book segments of the circumnavigation.) The experienced Petitprens also advise that world cruisers plan their wardrobe carefully. Between formal nights and

changing climates, you must think twice about what you will wear, they said. Howie noted the importance of the itinerary in determining not only your garb but also in satisfying your wanderlust for exotic locales. Howie and the Petitprens agree that it’s vital to match your personality to that of the cruise line and to see if the entertainment and onboard enrichment programs suit your tastes. With these tips under your belt, you can confidently set sail for the farthest reaches on the seven seas. Plus, other luxe lines such as Princess Cruises, Holland America Lines, Celebrity and Crystal Cruises, among others, offer globetrotting vacations. For information contact a travel agent.

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Whitney Moller and Brandon Roush were married Sept. 4 at Miller Hall in the World Forestry Center in Portland. A reception followed at Miller Hall. The bride is the daughter of Ed and Kimberley Moller, of Bend. She is a 1996 graduate of Mountain View High School, a 2001 graduate of the University of Oregon and received a master’s degree in 2004 from Pacific University, where she studied

psychology and school counseling. She works as a counselor at Sam Barlow High School in Gresham. The groom is the son of Steve and Joni Roush, of Beaverton. He is a 1994 graduate of Aloha High School and a 2004 graduate of George Fox University, where he studied business. He works as an independent market analyst. The couple honeymooned in Cozumel, Mexico, during Christmas vacation. They will settle in Portland.

Clayton and Patsy (O’Connor) Vincent, of Bend, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with a family reunion at a kite festival in September. The couple were married March 8, 1946, in Salem. They have three children, Cynthia (and Marvin) Miller, of Plains, Mont., Teresa (and Jack) McKeehan, of Arlington, Wash., and Paul (and Wilma), of Columbia City; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granchild. Mr. Vincent served in the

U.S. Army in the South Pacific during World War II. He worked for the Oregon Department of Transportation until his retirement in 1983. Mrs. Vincent worked as a bookkeeper for Jack Robinson & Sons in Bend, retiring in 1984. He is a member of the American Legion and enjoys working in his woodshop and playing pool. She is a member of Soroptimist International of Bend and enjoys gardening, quilting and bowling. They enjoy traveling together. They have lived in Bend for 60 years.

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Patti Sullivan, left, and Jeffrey Colgren.

Sullivan — Colgren Patti Sullivan and Jeffrey Colgren were married Jan. 22 at the Old St. Patrick’s Church in Chicago. A reception followed at Embassy Suites, in Rosemont, Ill. The bride is the daughter of Maureen Sullivan, of Aurora, Ill. She is a 2000 graduate of Wheaton North High School, in Wheaton, Ill., and a 2004 graduate of Benedictine University, in Lisle, Ill., where she studied account-

ing. She works as an accountant. The groom is the son of John and Mary Colgren, of Springfield, Ill. He is a 2000 graduate of Wheeling High School, in Wheeling, Ill., and a 2004 graduate of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he studied physics and philosophy. He works as a banker. The couple honeymooned in Zermatt, Switzerland, skiing the Swiss and Italian Alps. They will settle in Bend.

Kristi Twiss, left, and Chance Hansen.

Twiss — Hansen Kristi Twiss and Chance Hansen were married Sept. 4 at the Tualatin Country Club in Tualatin. A reception followed. The bride is the daughter of Michael and Linda Twiss, of Tigard. She is a 2004 graduate of Tualatin High School and a 2008 graduate of Oregon State University, where she studied accounting. She works as an accountant.

The groom is the son of Steve Hansen, of Omak, Wash., and Anne Greenwood, of Powell Butte. He is a 2004 graduate of Redmond High School and a 2008 graduate of Oregon State University, where he studied speech communication. He works as a pilot for the U.S. Air Force. The couple will honeymoon at a later date. They will settle at Vance Air Force Base, in Enid, Okla.

B  Delivered at St. Charles Bend

Monte and Jillian Jeppsen, twin girls, Margie Ethel Mae Jeppsen, 5 pounds, 11 ounces, and Judy Ann Marie Jeppsen, 5 pounds, 12 ounces, Feb. 16. Alex and Jessica Zarganes, a girl, Amelia Paige Zarganes, 6 pounds, 11 ounces, Feb. 17. Matthew and Paula Little, a girl, Sabrina Valley Little, 7 pounds, 6 ounces, Feb. 19. Brent and Kara Krebs, a girl, Evelyn Ruth Krebs, 6 pounds, 5 ounces, Feb. 22. Metyas and Sonya Perez, a boy, Eligh Metyas Perez, 7 pounds, 7 ounces, Feb. 23. Chris and Evie Scoglio, a girl,

Avery Addison Scoglio, 6 pounds, 15 ounces, Feb. 23. Jeff and Amy Gautschi, a boy, Samuel Peter Gautschi, 7 pounds, 6 ounces, Feb. 23. Joseph and Amy Henderson, a boy, Slevin Klevra Henderson, 6 pounds, 10 ounces, Feb. 24. Delivered at St. Charles Redmond

Jacob and Talitha Gray, a girl, Gracie Marie Gray, 7 pounds, 14 ounces, Feb. 14. Benjamin and Alisha Schade, a girl, Xienna Joy Schade, 7 pounds, 12 ounces, Feb. 17. Kelly and Anne Reynolds, a girl, Isabelina Faith Reynolds, 8 pounds, Feb. 22.

Today’s teens have a wide view of their world. Here are the travel dreams of three young people eager to explore. 1. Raft the Middle Fork of the Salmon. Ted Thompson longs to float the Middle Fork of the storied Salmon River in search of whitewater thrills and the chance to reel in a brown or rainbow trout. “I love rafting,� the 17-year old from Livingston, Mont., says. “I also love to fish, and I’ve heard that the Middle Fork is the best way to get both experiences.� Contact: 1-888-831-7526; (search “Salmon River�). 2. Explore New Zealand. Caitlan McNamara, 16, hopes to get to New Zealand. The film version of the Lord of the Rings trilogy initially piqued her interest. However, the Albuquerque, N.M., native’s current fascination lies in the rugged outdoor terrain, the friendly people and the ad-

venture opportunities. National Geographic Student Expeditions offers summer outings for teens interested in visiting this pair of islands in the South Pacific. The trips include glacier trekking, working with wildlife biologists and taking part in a Maori feast. Contact: 1-877-877-8759; www.ngstudentexpeditions. com/destinations/newzealand. 3. Prague, Czech Republic. Jimmy Paddison wants to visit the capital of the Czech Republic. He has heard it’s very beautiful and has a rich heritage. The 17-year-old from San Francisco is likely to enjoy visiting the historic center of the city, which straddles the Vltava River. Visitors stroll cobblestone streets and choose from dozens of museums and theaters. Among the most popular stops for visitors is the hilltop Prague Castle, founded in the ninth century.

Stephen Saint-Onge has done his share of couples counseling. “Couples will stop me on the street and ask for advice for their homes,� says the designer and author of “No Place Like Home: Tips & Techniques for Real Family-Friendly Home Design� (Wiley, $19.99), “because they know I understand what issues they’re facing.� His advice? Keep communication open. And if all else fails, brace yourself to accept your spouse’s favorite ugly chair. Saint-Onge gave us his pointers for keeping in sync while designing your first place together. What’s most important for couples to remember when planning a first home together? It is going to be a representation of who they are

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for the first time — as a couple — not just one over the other but a home that should truly capture what they are all about as a family. Like in any part of the relationship overall, communication is key and feeling like you can vocalize what you are hoping for should be OK too. What’s the best way to start figuring out a style that works for both partners? If you have the luxury of time, if you are not moving in tomorrow, I’m all about creating your own look-book together. Simply put, you create a journal or sketchbook that gathers all the things that represent your home style. Start gathering images from magazines, newspapers or advertisements. Maybe a friend’s house has a great solution for storage and you snap a picture of it to paste into your book. The point is to have a record of what you like.

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VOLUNTEER SEARCH EDITOR’S NOTE: The organizations listed below are seeking volunteers for a variety of tasks. For additional information on the types of help they need, see a more detailed listing at 106.7 KPOV, BEND’S COMMUNITY RADIO STATION: info@kpov. org or 541-322-0863. AARP: taxaide or 888-687-2277. ADULT BASIC EDUCATION LITERACY PROGRAM: 541-318-3788. ALYCE HATCH CENTER: Andy Kizans, 541-383-1980. ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION: Carol Norton or Angie Kooistra, 541-548-7074. AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY: Glenda Leutwyler, 541-788-4858. AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY ROAD TO RECOVERY: Lynda Calvi, acslynda@ or 541-617-0222. AMERICAN RED CROSS: 541-749-4111. AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: Philip Randall, 541-388-1793. ART COMMITTEE OF THE REDMOND FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY: Linda Barker, 541-312-1064. ARTS CENTRAL STATION: 541-617-1317. ASPEN RIDGE ALZHEIMER’S ASSISTED LIVING AND RETIREMENT COMMUNITY: 541-385-8500, Tuesday through Saturday. ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF BEND: 541-389-2075. BEND AREA HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: 541-385-5387. BEND LIBRARY FRIENDS: Clairece, 541-388-5632 or Joyce, 541-388-1334. BEND PARK & RECREATION DISTRICT: Kim, 541-706-6127. BEND’S COMMUNITY CENTER: Taffy, 541-312-2069. BEND SENIOR CENTER: Kim, 541-706-6127. BEND SPAY & NEUTER PROJECT: 541-617-1010. BETHLEHEM INN: www.bethleheminn. org or 541-322-8768. BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF CENTRAL OREGON: 541312-6047 (Bend), 541-4473851, ext. 333 (Prineville) or 541-325-5603 (Madras). BLISSFUL ACRES RESCUE RESERVE (BARR): 541-388-0922. BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA: Paul Abbott, paulabbott@scouting. org or 541-382-4647. BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF CENTRAL OREGON:, info@ or 541-617-2877. CAMP FIRE USA CENTRAL OREGON : campfire@bendcable. com or 541-382-4682. CASCADES THEATRICAL COMPANY: 541-389-0803. CASCADE VIEW NURSING AND ALZHEIMER’S CARE CENTER: 541-382-7161. CAT RESCUE, ADOPTION & FOSTER TEAM (CRAFT): www. or 541-389-8420. EAST CASCADES AUDUBON SOCIETY: 541-388-1770. CENTRAL OREGON COUNCIL ON AGING (COCOA): 541-475-6494. CENTRAL OREGON COUNCIL ON AGING (COCOA) — BEND: 541-382-3008. CENTRAL OREGON COUNCIL ON AGING (COCOA) — LA PINE: 541-536-3207. CENTRAL OREGON COUNCIL ON AGING (COCOA) — MADRAS: 541-475-6494. CENTRAL OREGON COUNCIL ON AGING (COCOA) — REDMOND: 541-548-6325. CENTRAL OREGON LOCAVORE: www. or Niki at info@centraloregonlocavore. com or 541-633-0674. CENTRAL OREGON RESOURCES FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING: 541-617-5878. CENTRAL OREGON VETERANS OUTREACH: Chuck Hemingway, 541-383-2793. CHILDREN’S VISION FOUNDATION: Julie Bibler, 541-330-3907. CHIMPS, INC.: or 541-385-3372. THE CITIZEN REVIEW BOARD (CRB): crb.volunteer.resources@ojd. or 888-530-8999. CITY OF BEND: Patty Stell, pstell@ or 541-388-5517. COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA): www.casaof or 541-389-1618. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES/VOLUNTEER SERVICES: Lin Gardner, 541-693-8988. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES/VOLUNTEER SERVICES CROOK COUNTY: Valerie Dean, 541-447-3851, ext. 427. DESCHUTES LAND TRUST: www.deschuteslandtrust. org or 541-330-0017. DESCHUTES COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT: Tuesday Johnson, Tuesday_Johnson@co.deschutes. or 541-322-7425. DESCHUTES COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE — CENTRAL OREGON PARTNERSHIPS FOR YOUTH: www., COPY@ or 541-388-6651. DESCHUTES COUNTY VICTIMS’ ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Anna, 541-388-6525.

DES CHUTES HISTORICAL MUSEUM: 541-389-1813, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. DESCHUTES NATIONAL FOREST: Jean Nelson-Dean, 541-383-5576. DESCHUTES PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM: 541-312-1032. DESCHUTES RIVER WOODS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION: or Misha at info@ or 541-382-0561. DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS (DAV): Don Lang, 541-647-1002. THE ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER: 541-385-6908. EQUINE OUTREACH HORSE RESCUE OF BEND: or Cathi at FAMILY KITCHEN: Cindy Tidball, cindyt@bendcable. com or 541-610-6511. FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER: 541-389-5468. FOSTER GRANDPARENTS PROGRAM: Steve Guzanskis, 541-548-8817. FRIENDS OF THE BEND LIBRARY: or Meredith Shadrach at 541-617-7047. FRIENDS WITH FLOWERS OF OREGON: www.friendswithflowersoforegon. com or 541-317-9808. GIRL SCOUTS: 541-389-8146. GIRLS ON THE RUN OF DESCHUTES COUNTY: www.deschutescountygotr. org or GRANDMA’S HOUSE: 541-383-3515. HABITAT RESTORE: Di Crocker, 541-312-6709. HEALING REINS THERAPEUTIC RIDING CENTER: Sarah Smith, 541-382-9410. HEALTHY BEGINNINGS: www. or 541-383-6357. HIGH DESERT CHAMBER MUSIC: Isabelle Senger, www., info@highdesertchambermusic. com or 541-306-3988. HIGH DESERT INTERCULTURAL FESTIVAL: Barb, bonitodia@ or 541-447-0732. HIGH DESERT MUSEUM: 541-382-4754. HIGH DESERT SPECIAL OLYMPICS: 541-749-6517. HIGH DESERT TEENS VOLUNTEER PROGRAM: www.highdesertmuseum. org or 541-382-4757. HOSPICECENTER: Sarah, 541-383-3910. HOSPICE OF REDMOND-SISTERS: or Pat at 541-548-7483 or 541-549-6558. HUMAN DIGNITY COALITION: 541-385-3320. HUMANE SOCIETY OF CENTRAL OREGON: Wendy, 541-382-3537. HUMANE SOCIETY OF CENTRAL OREGON THRIFT STORE: Liz, 541-388-3448. HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE OCHOCOS: 541-447-7178. HUMANE SOCIETY OF REDMOND: volunteer@redmondhumane. org or 541-923-0882. HUNGER PREVENTION COALITION: Marie, info@ hungerpreventioncoalition. org or 541-385-9227. IEP PARTNERS: Carmelle Campbell at the Oregon Parent Training and Information Center, 888-505-2673. INTERFAITH VOLUNTEER CAREGIVERS: 541-548-7018. JEFFERSON COUNTY CRIME VICTIMS’ ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Tina Farrester, 541-475-4452, ext. 4108. JEFFERSON COUNTY VOLUNTEER SERVICES: Therese Helton, 541-475-6131, ext. 208. JUNIPER GROUP SIERRA CLUB: 541-389-9115. JUNIPER SWIM & FITNESS CENTER: Kim, 541-706-6127. KIDS CENTER: Joni Gullixson, 541-383-5958, ext. 269. LA PINE COMMUNITY KITCHEN: 541-536-1312. LA PINE HIGH SCHOOL: Debbi Mason, debbi.mason@bend. or 541-355-8501. LA PINE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Cindylu, 541-317-1097. LA PINE RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT: Volunteer Coordinator, 541-536-2935. LA PINE SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER: Cathy, 541-536-3207. LA PINE YOUTH DIVERSION SERVICES: Mary, 541-536-5002. LATINO COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION: Brad, volunteer@ or 541-382-4366. LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM: Nancy Allen, 541-312-2488. MEALS ON WHEELS: Dee Reed, 541-382-3008. MEADOWLARK MANOR: Peggy Kastberg, 541-382-7025. MOUNTAINSTAR FAMILY RELIEF NURSERY: 541-322-6820. MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL (MADRAS): JoDee Tittle, 541475-3882, ext. 5097. THE NATURE OF WORDS: www.thenatureofwords. org or 541-330-4381. NEAT REPEAT THRIFT SHOP: Peg, 541-447-6429. NEIGHBORIMPACT: Elaines@ or 541-

548-2380, ext. 115. NEWBERRY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: 541-593-5005. NEWBERRY HOSPICE: 541-536-7399. OPPORTUNITY FOUNDATION THRIFT STORE OF BEND: 541-389-0129. OPPORTUNITY FOUNDATION THRIFT STORE OF REDMOND: 541-548-5288. OREGON ADAPTIVE SPORTS: www. or Kendall Cook at 541-848-9390. OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION SERVICE: 541-548-6088, 541-447-6228 or 541-475-3808. OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY MASTER GARDENER VOLUNTEER PROGRAM: http://extension.oregonstate. edu/deschutes or 541-548-6088. PARTNERS IN CARE: www. or Stephanie at 541-382-5882. PEACE CENTER OF CENTRAL OREGON: or 541-923-6677. PFLAG CENTRAL OREGON: www.pflagcentraloregon. org or 541-317-2334. PILOT BUTTE REHABILITATION CENTER: 541-382-5531. PRINEVILLE SOROPTIMIST SENIOR CENTER: Judy, 541-447-6844. READ TOGETHER: 541-388-7746. REDMOND FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY: 541-312-1060. REDMOND HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: Scott or Warren, 541-548-1406. REDMOND HABITAT RESTORE: Roy, 541-548-1406. REDMOND HIGH SCHOOL: 541-923-4807. REDMOND INTERCULTURAL EXCHANGE (R.I.C.E.): Barb, bonitodia@msn. com or 541-447-0732. REDMOND YOUNG LIFE: 541-923-8530. RELAY FOR LIFE: Stefan Myers, 541-504-4920. RETIRED SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM (RSVP): Marie Phillis, mphillis@councilonaging. org or 541-548-8817. RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE: Mardi, 541-318-4950. SACRED ART OF LIVING CENTER: 541-383-4179. ST. CHARLES IN BEND AND ST. CHARLES IN REDMOND: 541-706-6354. ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIAL SERVICES: 541-389-6643. ST. VINCENT DE PAUL — LA PINE: 541-536-1956. ST. VINCENT DE PAUL — REDMOND: 541-923-5264. ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIAL SERVICES: 541-389-6643. SAVING GRACE: 541-3829227 or 541-504-2550. SCHOOL-TO-CAREER PARTNERSHIP: Kent Child, 541-322-3261. SENIOR COMPANION PROGRAM: John Brenne, 800-541-5116. SISTERS HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: 541-549-1193. SMART (START MAKING A READER TODAY): www.getsmartoregon. org or 541-355-5600. SOROPTIMIST OF PRINEVILLE: 541-447-6844. SUNRIVER AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: 541-593-8149. SUNRIVER NATURE CENTER & OBSERVATORY: Susan, 541-593-4442. TOUCHMARK AT MT. BACHELOR VILLAGE: 541-383-1414 TOWER THEATRE FOUNDATION: 541-317-0700. TRILLIUM FAMILY SERVICES: 503-205-0194. TUMALO LANGLAUF CLUB: Tom Carroll, 541-385-7981. UNITED WAY OF DESCHUTES COUNTY: www.liveunitedco. org or 541-389-6507. VIMA LUPWA HOMES: www. or 541-420-6775. VISIT BEND: www.visitbend. com or 541-382-8048. VOLUNTEER CAMPGROUND HOST POSITIONS: Tom Mottl, 541-416-6859. VOLUNTEERS IN MEDICINE: Kristi, 541-585-9008. VOLUNTEER CONNECT: www. volunteerconnectnow. org or 541-385-8977. WINNING OVER ANGER & VIOLENCE: www.winningover. org or 541-382-1943. WOMEN’S RESOURCE CENTER OF CENTRAL OREGON: 541-385-0750. YOUTH CHOIR OF CENTRAL OREGON: 541-385-0470.

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H BY JACQUELINE BIGAR HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Sunday, March 6, 2011: This year, express your innate creativity. You know how to choose the right words and have others respond in a congenial manner. Use these skills to build greater security. You often discover that others take a lot for granted. Establish strong boundaries. If you are single, you attract many people. Make sure “that person” is interested for the right reasons. If you are attached, your goals seem to diverge. This might only be for this year. Still, you can work together to achieve your independent wishes. It might be fun. ARIES is direct and forthright. 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 Put your best face forward, even if you are quietly questioning things. A friend, as always, comes through for you. Take some much-needed personal, private time with a special friend. Go off and do something totally different. Tonight: All smiles. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) HHH You might want to observe a close friend or loved one, especially if this person has been acting strangely. He or she might not be able to verbalize what ails him or her. A little quiet time recharges your batteries. Tonight: Not to be found. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) HHHHH Friends and loved ones

surround you. See the efforts of others. A partner or close loved one could be controlling and demanding. Accept him or her. You cannot change this person. Tonight: Where the gang is. CANCER (June 21-July 22) HHHH Bring family together, especially if you’re hosting an out-of-town visitor. Someone who might be jealous could try to mess up your plans. Remain caring, but still do what you want. An older relative expresses his or her caring. Tonight: Visit with an older relative. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) HHHH Reach out for someone at a distance whom you rarely speak to but adore. You might enjoy playing catch-up more than you realize. Plans could change radically as you decide to take off in another direction! Tonight: Relax your mind as well as your body. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) HHHHH Relate to others directly. They might want to convey a message but could forget. Your efforts to help someone or to pitch in touches the other party. A partner or loved one cannot indulge you enough. Let it happen. Tonight: Focus on one person. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) HHHH Someone puts the kibosh on your plans. A family member could be quite controlling. Clearly, you have choices to make, and you might not feel comfortable. Tonight: Respond to another person’s gesture. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) HHH Take the day to rest and

relax. You often push yourself way too hard. A close friend shares. Even if you don’t agree, you can do so nicely. Make it OK to say “no” to an invitation or to cancel plans. You are not bionic! Tonight: Ever playful. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) HHHHH Sometimes you cannot contain your childlike energy. Why should you? Try not to cause yourself a money problem by overdoing it and splurging. Express your energy in another manner. Find a child or loved one, and participate in a favorite pastime. Tonight: Fun and games. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) HHH Stay centered, knowing yourself and accepting your limits. If you are overly tired or pushing too hard, chill. In any case, you cannot flourish unless you are well-rested. Know when to say that you have had enough. Tonight: Stay close to your home. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) HHHHH Try to say less, even if you do have a lot to share. You might say or reveal something that in hindsight you wish you hadn’t. Visit with friends for a late lunch. A jovial time is had by all. Tonight: Don’t worry about time. Enjoy the person you are with. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) HHH You might want to pay some bills before making a purchase. Many of you could be tackling your taxes. What you have and what you offer could become a critical issue. Tonight: Stay moderate in your plans. © 2010 by King Features Syndicate

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Comedian, reb randed: Chris Rock, stage actor By Jon Caramanica New York Times News Service

When it comes to Chris Rock, it’s the gait above all. Sure, there’s the voice too, a purring rasp that never sounds at peace, and the eyes, which are emphatic and precise. But anyone who’s seen Rock walk the stage during one of his comedy shows knows his stride cold: the long, slightly jagged steps that seem to eat up the floor beneath him; the mild bop in his strut; the liquidity of his movement, as if he’s engaged in one very long motion, not hundreds of small ones. So it’s noticeable when Rock, 46, walks into the Harlem restaurant Sylvia’s with small, quiet steps, as he did last month. A goatee shot out at an angle from his chin, and his head, from which no shortage of outlandish, blue insults have issued over the years, was tucked into a soft hat. This is Rock in repose. And in re-evaluation mode too. For the last few weeks he has been learning how to walk a stage that’s not his to roam, in preparation for his Broadway debut in “The (BLANK) With the Hat,” (the title contains an obscenity), which begins previews on March 15. In the play — written by Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by the Tony Award winner Anna Shapiro — Rock plays Ralph D., an irresponsible 12-step sponsor dodging his own demons by toying with those of his sponsee. He is a tragicomic character trapped in a maze of misrepresentations, and also a jerk.

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Chris Rock is getting ready for his Broadway debut in a Stephen Adly Guirgis play that begins previews on March 15.

For Rock, known for his highvolume tirades on race and sex, it’s an opportunity to slow down, and also to not be in charge. Rock, committed to a four-month run, described Guirgis’ dark comedy, his first engagement with the theater apart from the 2007 installment of 24 Hour Plays, the annual stunt theater extravaganza, as “something I can be in, not be.” That was crucial for Rock, for whom Broadway hasn’t been a lifelong dream. “There might have been two Playbills in my house, one of them was ‘Purlie,’” he said, referring to the 1970s Broadway musical. “I can’t say I looked at it the way I looked at stand-up.” To make the transition he has needed to learn some new habits. “He paces the stage like a puma,” Shapiro said. “Now he’s learning to take that wide focus and make it a laser focus. He’s learning that the most important person onstage is his partner.” Guirgis said, “If people are going to come for the stand-up routine, they’re going to be disappointed.” Instead what they’ll get is a signature Guirgis production,

with rough-hewn characters who talk tough and also smart. There are laughs, but they’re mostly derived from tragedy and hostility, not necessarily Rock’s engines. About acting in this play Rock said: “This is not for the arrogant. You thought you were humble until you started doing a play. Ten years ago I’d have probably got fired already, or I’d have quit, and they’d have been happy I quit.” (The producers may be protective of Rock, as a reporter was not permitted to watch rehearsals.) But Rock’s priorities have changed in the last 10 years. Once one of the most visible comedians in the country, he has been in slow retreat, his career cool since he hosted the Oscars in 2005. He has been the primary star of only two live-action comedies since 2001, when he starred in both “Down to Earth” and “Pootie Tang.” In 2003 there was “Head of State” and in 2007 “I Think I Love My Wife,” which he also directed and adapted (with Louis C.K.) from an Eric Rohmer movie. In between there have been ensemble pieces like “Death at a Funeral” and “Grown Ups,” and small parts in “You Don’t Mess With the Zohan” and others. More notably, you often hear his voice, but that’s it, whether as the narrator of “Everybody Hates Chris,” the sitcom based on his childhood that ran from 2005 to 2009, or as the wily zebra Marty in the “Madagascar” movies, the third of which is filming now. “Animation is a gift from God,” Rock said. “Somebody gives you an animated gig and pays you, you did something nice to somebody along the way.” But while the play might be moving up a weight class, Rock sees it as an opportunity for smallness. He marks up his script with questions and notes, eagerly asks questions of Shapiro and Guirgis and admits excitedly, “I’m definitely the low man on the totem pole, but I’ll be ready for opening day.”





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Glass Continued from C1 Glass softens with the application of heat, and “if you continue to apply heat, the glass will become more fluid and flow together,” according to the site. “When the right kind of glass is heated and then cooled properly, the resulting fused-glass piece will be solid and unbroken.” Sweet grew up in Alaska, where he first became a photographer, then a book binder. In 2005, he set out to learn glass fusing for the cover of the guest book he was designing for his daughter’s wedding, he says. After that museum visit, Sweet mulled over the possibility of making art inspired by kids’ drawings, and said as much to a friend. “One time when she was over, she said, ‘My 8-year-old grandson did a couple of pictures when he was here this summer,’ and I said, ‘Well, bring them by and I’ll see if I can deal with them,’” Sweet recalls. The boy’s drawings were of a dragon and a unicorn.

If you go What:Fused-glass works inspired by children’s drawings When:April First Friday Art Walk, 5 p.m. April 1 Where:Topolino, 842 N.W. Wall St., Bend (541-318-5663) Co st: Free Contact: www.bikegatestudio. com or bikegatestudio@

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John Sweet is a Bend book binder who got into fused-glass artistry after a 2005 project designing a guest book for a wedding. “The dragon was fairly straightforward; the unicorn was a little bit more involved,” Sweet says. The artist did three kiln firings for the dragon, but the unicorn required seven to get the texture and color layered on just right. “I don’t know that I consider myself an artist,” he says. “I have fun doing it, and I’ve sold some pieces, so I guess that makes me an artist. It’s always rewarding

when somebody buys something that you did.” Sweet displayed his children’s glass works at a Seattle art show in December, and though people there expressed interest, so far, “nobody’s taken me up on the possibility of what I might be able to do with their children’s art,” he says. “I’ve always been intrigued with kids’ art,” says Sweet, who

“I’ve always been intrigued with kids’ art. There’s no pretense. It’s innocent.” — John Sweet, glass artist checks out all the exhibits of children’s art that he can. “There’s no pretense. It’s innocent. They’re just doing it for their own pleasure, most of the time. They don’t worry about color and design theory … It’s so simple.” David Jasper can be reached at 541-383-0349 or


NBA Inside Blazers hold Bobcats to 69 points in victory, see Page D5.


L O C A L LY Sportsmen’s show on tap in Redmond REDMOND — The Central Oregon Sportsmen’s Show returns to the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center this Thursday through Sunday. The event features sporting and outdoor equipment, renowned outdoor experts and a boat and RV show. Outdoor enthusiasts can also expect to find extensive resources on fishing, boating, shooting sports, hunting, camping and more. Show attractions include the “head & horns” competition, a trout pond for kids and camp-cooking demonstrations. The Central Oregon Sportsmen’s Show runs from noon to 8 p.m. on both Thursday and Friday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. next Sunday. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6 to 16 and free for children 5 and younger. A two-day pass costs $18. Parking is free. Discount coupons for $2 off are available online at www. —Bulletin staff report

The new face of high school football recruiting “The sevenon-seven stuff concerns me. It does have an appearance of separating from the high school coach. In football, the head football coach is still relevant. I don’t know if that’s the case in basketball.” — Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly

Seven-on-seven nonscholastic leagues are changing the game, for better or worse By Pete Thamel New York Times News Service

HALLANDALE, Fla. — Sony Michel is still a high school freshman, yet he has shown flashes of Hall of Fame potential. A tailback for American Heritage in Plantation, Fla., Michel has rushed for 39 touchdowns and nearly 3,500 yards in two varsity seasons. “He’s on par to be Emmitt Smith, on par to be Deion Sanders, on par to be Jevon Kearse,” said Larry Blustein, a recruiting analyst for the Miami Herald who has covered the beat for 40 years. “He’ll be one of the legendary players in this state.” Michel’s recruitment will also be a test case for a rapidly evolving college football landscape. The proliferation of seven-on-seven nonscholastic football has transformed the high school game, once defined by local rivalries, state championships and the occasional all-star game, into a national enterprise. See Recruiting / D6


Crook County punches ticket to state tourney Bulletin staff report


INDEPENDENCE — The Cowgirls are headed to Corvallis. Crook County pulled off an upset on the road in the first round of the Class 4A state girls basketball playoffs Saturday night, defeating No. 2-seeded Central 47-42. Crook County heads to the 4A state tournament at Corvallis’ Gill Coliseum; it’s the Cowgirls’ first trip to the state tournament’s final site since 1996, when the program played in the old Class 4A (the large-school classification at the time). The Cowgirls will play Henley of Klamath Falls in the state quarterfinals Wednesday at 3:15 p.m. “It was really exciting for the girls to get this win,” said Crook County coach Dave Johnson. “We set the goal at the begin-

Top 25 men W. Va. ..........72 11 Louisville 70

3 BYU ........102 Wyoming .....78

12 ‘Cuse ..... 107 DePaul .........59

13 UNC ........81 4 Duke .........67

14 Florida ....86 21 Vandy .....76

4 Pitt ............60 Villanova ......50

15 St. John’s 72 S. Florida .....56

Iowa .............67 6 Purdue ......65

Cincinnati ....69 G’town .........47

7 Texas ........60 Baylor ..........54

23 Xavier .....66 St. Louis ......55

8 N. Dame ....70 16 UConn ....67

24 Tex. A&M 66 Tex. Tech......54

9 SDSU ........66 Colo. St........48

25 Utah St. ..72 La. Tech .......30

Pac-10 men UCLA ...........58 Wash.St. ......54

By Amy Shipley The Washington Post

Arizona St. ...80 Oregon St. ...66

USC .............62 Washington .60

California ..... 74 Stanford .......55

Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin

Madras’ Abby Scott (23) shoots a layup after recovering a loose ball during the second half of a Class 4A state playoff game against Siuslaw on Saturday night at Madras High School.

Arizona players celebrate their Pac-10 title.

Arizona beats UO to win league crown Ducks, Beavers lose regular season finales, see Page D3

INDEX Scoreboard ................................D2 Sports in brief............................D2 College basketball ............ D3, D4 Prep sports ............................... D4 NHL .......................................... D4 NBA ...........................................D5 Golf ............................................D5 Winter sports ............................ D6

Inside • Local playoff summaries, state playoff scores, Scoreboard, Page D2 ning of the season to go to Gill. And we got there.” Senior Danni Severance led the seventh-seeded Cowgirls (13-13 overall) with 19 points and 16 rebounds. Only four players scored for Crook County — Erin Crofcheck scored 11 points, Marissa Pope had nine and Channele Fulton added eight. “Danni was able to post up down low for us to get a lot of those points,” Johnson said. “She drew fouls, got to the line, and really played a complete game.” Kayla Cuellar led the Panthers with 13 points. See Cowgirls / D4

If NFL games stop, could NASCAR, NHL capitalize?

Roundup, see Page D4

18 Arizona....90 Oregon .........82

Josh Ritchie/The New York Times

Sony Michel, a highly regarded high school freshman, left, attends the tryouts for the South Florida Express, a seven-on-seven team, at Hallandale High School, in Hallandale, Fla., last month.



2 Kansas ......70 Missouri ......66


Madras wins big, advances

The thought of tailgate-free Sundays and aimless channel surfing might distress diehard National Football League fans, but not everyone stands to suffer should the league’s labor dispute lead to the cancellation of games in the fall. As owners and players try to stave off a lengthy work stoppage and fans brace for the possible disruption of their long-held Sunday traditions, the sports leagues that for years have been bruised by competition with the powerhouse NFL stand ready to leap onto a vacated stage. “It does help everyone else,” said Richard Powers, a sports marketing professor at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. “It increases the opportunity for any sports that overlap with the NFL to showcase their

products.” What’s unclear is the extent to which college football, the National Hockey League, NASCAR and other entities whose seasons run through the fall would benefit should there be a significant stretch of NFL-free Sundays and Monday nights for the first time since the 1982 strike, when the season was cut from 16 to nine games. On Friday, the NFL’s owners and players agreed to extend negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement by a week. The NFL’s regular-season ratings generally rival or exceed those of World Series games and often quadruple NASCAR’s race afternoons. With the NFL an imposing giant among U.S. sports, there is no obvious No. 2 to pick up its disoriented fans. See NFL / D5

White Buffs rout Siuslaw 61-31 to reach state tourney By Beau Eastes The Bulletin

MADRAS — In 2003, JoElla Smith and Abby Scott, then Jefferson County elementary school students, made the trip to Corvallis to watch Madras High win the Class 3A girls state basketball championship. Eight years later, the two White Buffalo standouts are set to return to Oregon State University’s Gill Coliseum after blowing out Siuslaw 6131 on Saturday in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs. With the win, Madras will play Banks at 6:30

p.m. on Wednesday in the quarterfinal round of the 4A state tournament. “I’m just so happy for the kids,” said third-year White Buffalo coach Rory Oster, who has turned a program that went 1-24 during the 2007-08 season into a state title contender just three years later. “This is such a great group of seniors and such a great final game on this floor.” The visiting Vikings from Florence never had a chance against Madras, which dominated the pace and tempo of the game from the opening tipoff. See Madras / D4

Tom Pennington / The Associated Press

Sports like auto racing and hockey could stand to benefit if the NFL cancels all or part of its regular season in 2011.

D2 Sunday, March 6, 2011 • THE BULLETIN

O  A TELEVISION TODAY BASKETBALL 2 a.m. — Women’s college, Kansas State at Kansas, same-day tape, FSNW. 9 a.m. — Men’s college, Kentucky at Tennessee, CBS. 10 a.m. — NBA, Chicago Bulls at Miami Heat, ABC.

taped, ESPN2.

AUTO RACING 11:30 a.m. — NASCAR, Sprint Cup Series, Kobalt Tools 400, Fox.

CYCLING 1 p.m. — Paris Nice, VS. network (same-day tape).

RODEO 5 p.m. — Bull Riding, PBR Chicago Invitational, VS. network (taped).

10 a.m. — Women’s college, ACC Tournament, final, North Carolina vs. Duke, FSNW. 11 a.m. — Men’s college, MVC Tournament, final, Indiana State vs. Missouri State, CBS. 12:30 p.m. — NBA, Los Angeles Lakers at San Antonio Spurs, ABC. 12:30 p.m. — Women’s college, Big Ten Tournament, final, Ohio State vs. Penn State, ESPN2.


MONDAY BASEBALL 10 a.m. — MLB Spring Training, Detroit Tigers at New York Mets, MLB Network. 6:30 p.m. — MLB Spring Training, Milwaukee Brewers at Cincinnati Reds, MLB Network.


12:30 p.m. — Women’s college, Washington at USC, FSNW.

11:55 a.m. — English Premier League, Blackpool vs. Chelsea, ESPN2.

1 p.m. — Men’s college, Big Ten Wildcard, Wisconsin vs. Ohio State, CBS.

2 p.m. — English Premier League, Liverpool vs. Manchester United, FSNW (taped).

2:30 p.m. — Women’s college, SEC Tournament, final, Kentucky vs. Tennessee, ESPN2 3 p.m. — Men’s college, Florida State at North Carolina State, FSNW. 3:30 p.m. — NBA, New York Knicks at Atlanta Hawks, ESPN. 5 p.m. — Men’s college, WCC Tournament, semifinal, Santa Clara vs. Saint Mary’s, ESPN2. 6 p.m. — NBA, Boston Celtics at Milwaukee Bucks, ESPN. 7 p.m. — Men’s college, WCC Tournament, semifinal, San Francisco vs. Gonzaga, ESPN2.

HOCKEY 9:30 a.m. — NHL, Philadelphia Flyers at New York Rangers, NBC.

GOLF 10 a.m. — PGA Tour, Honda Classic, final round, Golf Channel. Noon — PGA Tour, Honda Classic, final round, NBC.

BASKETBALL 2 p.m. — Women’s college, Atlantic 10 tournament, final, ESPN2. 4 p.m. — NBA, Portland Trail Blazers at Orlando Magic, Comcast SportsNet Northwest. 4 p.m. — Men’s college, Colonial Athletic Association Tournament, final, ESPN. 4 p.m. — Men’s college, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament, final, ESPN2. 6 p.m. — Men’s college, West Coast Conference tournament, final, ESPN. 6 p.m. — Men’s college, Southern Conference Tournament, final, ESPN2.

HOCKEY 4 p.m. — NHL, Washington Capitals at Tampa Bay Lightning, VS. network.


BASEBALL 10 a.m. — MLB Spring Training, Atlanta Braves at Washington Nationals, MLB Network. 4 p.m. — MLB Spring Training, Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Angels, MLB Network (same-day tape). 8 p.m. — MLB Spring Training, Toronto Blue Jays at Pittsburgh Pirates, MLB Network (same-day tape).

BOWLING 10 a.m. — PBA, Mark Roth Plastic Ball Championship, ESPN.

GYMNASTICS 11 a.m. — Women’s college, Alabama at Georgia,

BASEBALL 1:05 p.m. — Men’s college, Hartford at Oregon State (doubleheader), KICE-AM 940, KRCO-AM 690.

MONDAY 4 p.m. — NBA, Portland Trail Blazers at Orlando Magic, Comcast SportsNet Northwest. Listings are the most accurate available. The Bulletin is not responsible for late changes made by TV or radio stations.

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PREP SPORTS Girls basketball Saturday’s results ——— CLASS 4A STATE PLAYOFFS ——— SIUSLAW (31) — Paredes 2, Dengler, Leih Aurich 8, Dodson 2, Cole 7, Mitchell, Strenke 7, Reavis, Roberts, Parry 4. Totals 8 14-23 31 MADRAS (61) — L. Suppah, Spino 4, Simmons 2, Sampson 1, R. Suppah 4, Scott 19, M. Smith 2, JoElla Smith 22, Wahnetah 7, Kaltsukis, I. Jones, R. Jones. Totals 22 14-19 61 Siuslaw 8 6 6 11 — 31 Madras 17 12 14 18 — 61 Three-point goals — Siuslaw: Aurich; Madras: J. Smith 3. ——— CROOK COUNTY (47) — Danni Severance 19, Crofcheck 11, Pope 9, Fulton 8, Walker, Morgan, Buswell, McKenzie, Johnston. Totals 12 20-32 47 CENTRAL (42) —Hedrick 11, Cuellar 13, Waddell 6, Cutsforth 6, Mason 4, Lewis 2. Totals 15 11-22 42 Crook County 8 10 15 14 — 47 Central 9 5 14 14 — 42 Three-point goals — Crook County: Crofcheck, Fulton, Severance; Central: Waddell. State playoffs Saturday’s Games ——— CLASS 6A Second round Tigard 53, Tualatin 34 Beaverton 55, Westview 50 Clackamas 55, West Linn 35 Jesuit 70, Barlow 27 Oregon City 42, Southridge 30 South Eugene 55, Lincoln 29 South Medford 74, Glencoe 60 St. Mary’s Academy 53, Thurston 42 CLASS 5A First round Willamette 48, Liberty 45 Hermiston 60, South Albany 33 Crescent Valley 44, The Dalles Wahtonka 27 West Albany 47, Wilson 28 Sherwood 55, North Eugene 50 (OT) Springfield 59, Milwaukie 29 Wilsonville 59, Jefferson 46 CLASS 4A First round Banks 47, Philomath 40 La Salle Prep 70, Baker 26 Henley 55, Ontario 33 Mazama 60, Tillamook 51 Madras 61, Siuslaw 31 Crook County 47, Central 42 Brookings-Harbor 48, Junction City 27 Cascade 58, La Grande 44 CLASS 3A 3rd/5th Place Umatilla 48, Portland Adventist Academy 42 4th/6th Place Coquille 47, St. Mary’s (Medford) 42 Final Vale 49, Salem Academy 36 CLASS 2A 3rd/5th Place Pilot Rock 58, East Linn Christian Academy 52 4th/6th Place Riddle 73, Riverdale 66 (3 OT) Final Regis 41, Scio 21 CLASS 1A 3rd/5th Place Crane 34, Perrydale 30 (OT) 4th/6th Place Columbia Christian 59, Mohawk 53 Final Nixyaawii 75, Hosanna Christian 50

Boys basketball

Auto racing • Martin wins Nationwide race, Patrick finishes fourth: Mark Martin won the Nationwide Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway when a flat tire sent leader Brad Keselowski into the wall on the final lap. The race, however, will be remembered for Danica Patrick’s history making run. Patrick placed fourth, the best finish for a woman in a national NASCAR race since Sara Christian was fifth at Pittsburgh in 1949. “We just had a good car, that’s all I can say. That’s what makes a difference in these things,” said Patrick. “I know I haven’t had the best results, especially in NASCAR, but we’re getting them now.” Just Allgaier finished second to give Turner Motorsports, a Nationwide Series team competing against Sprint Cup teams every weekend, a 1-2 finish. Keselowski wound up third.

Cycling • Contador wins stage of Vuelta de Murcia: Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador won the second stage of the Vuelta de Murcia in Spain on Saturday to claim the leader’s jersey heading into the final stage. Riding for Saxo Bank-Sungard in his second competition since escaping a doping ban, Contador led the Vuelta after its second day with an overall time of 9 hours, 13 minutes, 8 seconds after winning the 114-mile mountain stage from Murcia to Sierra Espuna. French rider Jerome Capel of Saur Sojasun was 3 seconds behind in the overall standings.

Basketball • Magic’s Howard suspended: Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard has been suspended for one game without pay for picking up his 16th technical foul of the season. He will serve the suspension Monday when the Magic are home against Portland. Howard leads the NBA in technicals this season.

Gymnastics • Americans win at American Cup: Jonathan Horton and Jordyn Wieber gave the United States a sweep at the American Cup in Jacksonville, Fla., on Saturday. Horton finished in the top three in five of six events en route to his third American Cup. The silver medalist at the Beijing Olympics moved from second to first place with a solid performance on the parallel bars, then held on with a mostly error-free routine on the high bar. Wieber topped the women’s field in three of four events, and claimed her second American Cup. Not bad considering she got in the field as an alternate when Britain’s Nicole Hibbert withdrew because of an injury.

Dog sledding • Iditarod begins in Alaska: The streets of downtown Anchorage were filled with barking dogs and screaming fans Saturday as the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race got under way with a rollicking sprint through Alaska’s biggest city. The

ceremonial start of the world’s longest sled dog race is always a festive affair in which one of the city’s main streets becomes crowded with dog teams and people seeking to greet their favorite mushers and bid them good luck in the 1,150-mile race to Nome. The serious mushing begins today at the restart in Willow, where there will be far fewer fans and less hoopla as the 16-dog teams leave the start line — and the clock begins ticking — in the quest to be the first to reach the coastal gold-rush town. Defending champion Lance Mackey is trying for his fifth consecutive Iditarod win.

Skiing • Norwegian wins 30K: Norway’s Therese Johaug won the 30-kilometer freestyle event on Saturday, shattering teammate Marit Bjoergen’s dream of a fifth gold medal, while Andreas Kofler set a new hill record as Austria won another team ski jumping gold at the nordic skiing world championships in Oslo, Norway. The 22-year-old Johaug darted clear at the halfway point, before crossing the line in 1 hour, 23 minutes, 45.1 seconds to leave Poland’s Justyna Kowalczyk and Bjoergen in a tussle for silver. Bjoergen could at least take comfort from finishing 50 seconds ahead of Kowalczyk, but 44 seconds behind her teammate. Austria reasserted its ski jumping dominance in Oslo by winning all four individual and team gold medals. Kofler jumped 141 meters to set a new hill record and give the Austrians a comfortable win over Norway and Slovenia.

Tennis • Bryans send U.S. to Davis Cup lead: The United States rode a doubles victory by twins Bob and Mike Bryan on Saturday to a 2-1 lead over Chile in the first round of the Davis Cup in Santiago. The top-ranked Bryans defeated Jorge Aguilar and Nicolas Massu 6-3, 6-3, 7-6 (4). The U.S. can reach the quarterfinals by winning one of today’s reverse singles. Andy Roddick can clinch it for the Americans when he opens against Paul Capdeville. The winner of the best-offive series faces Spain, which eliminated Belgium 3-0.

Boxing • Judah stops Mabuza to win title: Zab Judah knocked out Kaizer Mabuza in the seventh round Saturday night in Newark, N.J., to regain the IBF junior welterweight title that he first held more than a decade ago. Judah (41-6, 28 KOs) found himself in the middle of a backand-forth fight against his South African opponent before landing a devastating straight left hand. Mabuza fell halfway through the ropes in the corner, and referee Sam Viruet gave him a standing count. Viruet allowed the fight to continue, even though Mabuza still seemed shaky, and Judah quickly pounced on him. The end finally came 59 seconds into the seventh round. — From wire reports

State playoffs Saturday’s Games ——— CLASS 3A 3rd/5th Place Sheridan 41, Blanchet Catholic 29 4th/6th Place Santiam Christian 51, Valley Catholic 46 Final Horizon Christian (Tualatin) 58, Dayton 44 CLASS 2A 3rd/5th Place Knappa 70, Enterprise 56 4th/6th Place North Douglas 42, Days Creek 40 Final Western Mennonite 58, Central Linn 52 CLASS 1A 3rd/5th Place McKenzie 51, Horizon Christian 35 4th/6th Place Crane 50, Damascus Christian 48 Final Siletz Valley 70, Triad 56

BASEBALL MLB MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Spring Training All Times PST ——— AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Baltimore 4 1 Kansas City 5 2 Minnesota 5 2 Texas 5 3 Detroit 6 4 Cleveland 4 4 Los Angeles 4 4 Seattle 3 3 Boston 3 4 Oakland 3 4 Toronto 3 5 New York 2 5 Chicago 1 5 Tampa Bay 1 6 NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Atlanta 6 2 Milwaukee 5 2 St. Louis 5 2 San Francisco 7 3 Washington 4 2 Cincinnati 5 3 Colorado 4 3 Pittsburgh 5 4 Philadelphia 4 4 San Diego 3 3 New York 3 4 Florida 2 4 Los Angeles 3 6 Arizona 3 7 Chicago 2 5 Houston 2 6 Saturday’s Games Pittsburgh 4, Philadelphia 3 Minnesota 6, Tampa Bay 1 Detroit (ss) 5, Houston (ss) 0 Baltimore 4, Boston (ss) 4, tie, 10 innings Washington 10, N.Y. Yankees 8 St. Louis 1, Houston (ss) 0 Florida 11, Boston (ss) 2 Atlanta 6, N.Y. Mets 4 Toronto 7, Detroit (ss) 4 Milwaukee 2, L.A. Angels 1 Chicago Cubs 9, San Diego 4 Oakland 6, San Francisco 0 Colorado 10, Kansas City 9 Cleveland (ss) 8, Chicago White Sox 3 Seattle 7, Cleveland (ss) 2 L.A. Dodgers 2, Cincinnati 0 Arizona 3, Texas 2

Pct .800 .714 .714 .625 .600 .500 .500 .500 .429 .429 .375 .286 .167 .143 Pct .750 .714 .714 .700 .667 .625 .571 .556 .500 .500 .429 .333 .333 .300 .286 .250

BASKETBALL Men’s college Saturday’s Games ——— FAR WEST Arizona 90, Oregon 82 Arizona St. 80, Oregon St. 66 BYU 102, Wyoming 78 Boise St. 66, San Jose St. 51 CS Northridge 58, Pacific 54 Cal St.-Fullerton 87, UC Davis 82 California 74, Stanford 55 Colorado 67, Nebraska 57 Idaho 78, Seattle 69 New Mexico 66, Air Force 61 New Mexico St. 77, Nevada 68 San Diego St. 66, Colorado St. 48 Southern Cal 62, Washington 60 UC Riverside 75, UC Irvine 66 UC Santa Barbara 49, Cal Poly 43 UCLA 58, Washington St. 54, OT UNLV 78, Utah 58

SOUTHWEST North Dakota 72, Texas-Pan American 61 Oklahoma 64, Oklahoma St. 61 Prairie View 72, Southern U. 57 Rice 72, Houston 57 Sam Houston St. 68, Texas St. 52 South Dakota 96, Houston Baptist 87 Texas 60, Baylor 54 Texas A&M 66, Texas Tech 54 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 76, Cent. Arkansas 69 Texas Southern 79, Alcorn St. 68 Tulsa 78, Southern Miss. 70 UTEP 59, SMU 56 UTSA 68, Texas-Arlington 63 MIDWEST Ball St. 67, N. Illinois 57 Bowling Green 73, Buffalo 63 Cincinnati 69, Georgetown 47 E. Michigan 69, Toledo 50 Illinois 72, Indiana 48 Iowa 67, Purdue 65 Kansas 70, Missouri 66 Kansas St. 67, Iowa St. 55 Michigan 70, Michigan St. 63 W. Michigan 81, Cent. Michigan 68 Xavier 66, Saint Louis 55 SOUTH Alabama 65, Georgia 57 Auburn 60, LSU 51 Clemson 69, Virginia Tech 60 Florida 86, Vanderbilt 76 Grambling St. 74, Alabama St. 73 Jackson St. 72, Alabama A&M 64 Marshall 83, UCF 69 McNeese St. 92, Lamar 74 Memphis 66, Tulane 61 Mississippi 84, Arkansas 74 Mississippi St. 60, South Carolina 58 North Carolina 81, Duke 67 Northwestern St. 70, Stephen F.Austin 65 Richmond 68, Duquesne 56 SE Louisiana 50, Nicholls St. 43 Saint Joseph’s 71, Charlotte 70 UAB 66, East Carolina 48 Utah St. 72, Louisiana Tech 30 Virginia 74, Maryland 60 EAST Columbia 91, Brown 74 Cornell 68, Yale 55 Fordham 77, Massachusetts 73 George Washington 60, Dayton 58 Harvard 79, Princeton 67 N.J. Tech 78, Chicago St. 46 Notre Dame 70, Connecticut 67 Penn 70, Dartmouth 58 Pittsburgh 60, Villanova 50 Providence 75, Rutgers 74 Seton Hall 85, Marquette 72 St. Bonaventure 74, Rhode Island 68 St. John’s 72, South Florida 56 Syracuse 107, DePaul 59 Temple 90, La Salle 82 West Virginia 72, Louisville 70 TOURNAMENTS America East Conference Quarterfinals Boston U. 69, New Hampshire 60 Hartford 66, Maine 63 Stony Brook 67, Albany, N.Y. 61 Vermont 57, Binghamton 46 Atlantic Sun Conference Championship Belmont 87, North Florida 46 Big Sky Conference First Round N. Arizona 65, Montana St. 62 Weber St. 79, E. Washington 70 Big South Conference Championship UNC Asheville 60, Coastal Carolina 47 Colonial Athletic Association Quarterfinals George Mason 68, Georgia St. 45 Hofstra 72, William & Mary 56 Old Dominion 59, Delaware 50 Va. Commonwealth 62, Drexel 60 Horizon League Semifinals Butler 76, Cleveland St. 68 Wis.-Milwaukee 70, Valparaiso 63 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Quarterfinals Fairfield 55, Marist 31 Iona 94, Siena 64 Rider 79, Canisius 64 St. Peter’s 70, Loyola, Md. 60 Missouri Valley Conference Semifinals Indiana St. 61, Wichita St. 54 Missouri St. 60, Creighton 50 Ohio Valley Conference Championship Morehead St. 80, Tennessee Tech 73 Southern Conference Quarterfinals Coll. of Charleston 78, Elon 60 Furman 61, Chattanooga 52 W. Carolina 77, UNC Greensboro 66 Wofford 69, Appalachian St. 56 Summit League First Round Oakland, Mich. 82, S. Utah 66 Oral Roberts 72, N. Dakota St. 65 Sun Belt Conference First Round Ark.-Little Rock 82, South Alabama 68 Fla. International 53, Denver 49 North Texas 83, Troy 69 W. Kentucky 66, Louisiana-Monroe 50 West Coast Conference Second Round San Francisco 76, Pepperdine 59 Santa Clara 76, Loyola Marymount 68 PAC-10 STANDINGS All Times PST ——— Conference All Games W L PCT W L PCT Arizona 14 4 .778 25 6 .806 UCLA 13 5 .722 22 9 .710 Washington 11 7 .611 20 10 .667 Southern Cal 10 8 .556 18 13 .581 California 10 8 .556 17 13 .567 Washington St. 9 9 .500 19 11 .633 Oregon 7 11 .389 14 16 .467 Stanford 7 11 .389 15 15 .500 Oregon St. 5 13 .278 10 19 .345 Arizona St. 4 14 .222 12 18 .400 x-clinched league title Saturday’s Games Arizona 90, Oregon 82 Arizona St. 80, Oregon St. 66 UCLA 58, Washington St. 54, OT California 74, Stanford 55 Southern Cal 62, Washington 60 Saturday’s Summaries

Arizona St. 80, Oregon St. 66 OREGON ST. (10-19) McShane 1-2 0-0 2, Brandt 5-12 1-3 11, Johnson 7-12 3-4 17, Burton 1-9 0-0 2, Nelson 8-14 14-15 34, Jones 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 22-51 18-22 66. ARIZONA ST. (12-18) Kuksiks 7-14 0-0 18, Pateev 0-2 0-0 0, Abbott 8-18 0-0 22, McMillan 3-8 1-2 10, Lockett 2-7 1-2 6, Felix 12 1-2 3, Hawkins 5-7 0-0 13, Cain 1-1 0-0 2, Bachynski 0-0 2-2 2, Creekmur 0-1 0-0 0, King 2-2 0-0 4, Jackson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 29-62 5-8 80. Halftime—Arizona St. 41-28. 3-Point Goals—Oregon St. 4-11 (Nelson 4-6, McShane 0-1, Johnson 0-4), Arizona St. 17-40 (Abbott 6-14, Kuksiks 4-11, Hawkins 3-5, McMillan 3-7, Lockett 1-2, Creekmur 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Oregon St. 37 (Johnson 11), Arizona St. 29 (Lockett 7). Assists—Oregon St. 14 (Nelson 5), Arizona St. 24 (McMillan 8). Total Fouls—Oregon St. 11, Arizona St. 15. Technicals—Felix, Kuksiks. A—5,114.

No. 18 Arizona 90, Oregon 82 OREGON (14-16) Nared 2-2 1-2 5, Sim 6-11 0-0 14, Singler 1-4 2-2 4, Armstead 5-10 2-2 12, Catron 9-15 6-10 28, Loyd 2-3 0-0 4, Fearn 0-1 0-0 0, Williams 3-3 0-0 8, Strowbridge 2-9 2-2 7. Totals 30-58 13-18 82. ARIZONA (25-6) Horne 3-5 2-2 10, Williams 5-7 3-4 14, Jones 3-7 1-2 7, Fogg 4-7 8-8 20, Hill 6-10 2-4 14, Parrom 2-4 5-6 11, Lavender 1-2 0-0 3, Perry 1-3 0-0 2, Natyazhko 2-2 2-2 6, Mayes 1-3 0-0 3. Totals 28-50 23-28 90. Halftime—Arizona 41-32. 3-Point Goals—Oregon 9-24 (Catron 4-7, Williams 2-2, Sim 2-6, Strowbridge 14, Loyd 0-1, Singler 0-1, Armstead 0-3), Arizona 11-25 (Fogg 4-7, Horne 2-3, Parrom 2-3, Mayes 1-2, Williams 1-2, Lavender 1-2, Jones 0-3, Hill 0-3). Fouled Out— Catron. Rebounds—Oregon 23 (Singler 8), Arizona 33 (Perry, Williams 5). Assists—Oregon 20 (Armstead 11), Arizona 20 (Parrom 5). Total Fouls—Oregon 18, Arizona 13. A—14,605.

Women’s college Saturday’s Games ———

FAR WEST Arizona 88, Oregon 65 Arizona St. 59, Oregon St. 54 BYU 69, Wyoming 53 Baylor 81, Colorado 59 Colorado St. 66, San Diego St. 51 Fresno St. 73, Nevada 50 Idaho St. 69, N. Colorado 61 Montana 66, E. Washington 60 New Mexico 73, Air Force 70, OT New Mexico St. 82, Boise St. 51 Pacific 63, CS Northridge 49 Portland St. 65, Montana St. 63 Sacramento St. 69, Weber St. 54 UC Davis 73, Cal St.-Fullerton 58 UC Riverside 66, UC Irvine 62 UC Santa Barbara 78, Cal Poly 64 UCLA 66, Washington St. 48 UNLV 51, Utah 47 Utah St. 75, San Jose St. 39 SOUTHWEST Alcorn St. 65, Texas Southern 56 Cent. Arkansas 85, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 66 Houston 90, Tulane 84, OT Oklahoma St. 68, Texas 67 Prairie View 61, Southern U. 51 Sam Houston St. 93, Texas St. 79 Stephen F.Austin 71, Northwestern St. 62 Texas A&M 84, Nebraska 49 Texas Tech 61, Oklahoma 56 Texas-Pan American 69, North Dakota 62 UTSA 77, Texas-Arlington 53 MIDWEST Bradley 77, Indiana St. 69 Butler 58, Valparaiso 47 Cleveland St. 79, Ill.-Chicago 68 Drake 65, Creighton 54 Kansas St. 56, Kansas 51 Missouri 49, Iowa St. 48 Missouri St. 70, S. Illinois 58 N. Iowa 72, Illinois St. 54 Wichita St. 65, Evansville 50 Wis.-Green Bay 68, Detroit 48 Wright St. 86, Wis.-Milwaukee 69 Youngstown St. 84, Loyola of Chicago 65 SOUTH Alabama A&M 52, Jackson St. 42 Florida Gulf Coast 92, Longwood 44 Grambling St. 64, Alabama St. 58 Louisiana Tech 65, Idaho 55 McNeese St. 70, Lamar 69 Md.-Eastern Shore 63, Bethune-Cookman 54 SE Louisiana 77, Nicholls St. 66 EAST Brown 65, Columbia 55 Chicago St. 66, N.J. Tech 43 Penn 60, Dartmouth 49 Princeton 68, Harvard 59 Yale 58, Cornell 51 TOURNAMENT Atlantic 10 Conference Quarterfinals Charlotte 68, Richmond 63 Dayton 74, Duquesne 66 Temple 75, St. Bonaventure 56 Xavier 71, Saint Joseph’s 55 Atlantic Coast Conference Semifinals Duke 74, Georgia Tech 66 North Carolina 83, Miami 57 Atlantic Sun Conference Championship Stetson 69, Jacksonville 50 Big East Conference Second Round Georgetown 61, Syracuse 60 Louisville 69, Villanova 47 Marquette 65, Pittsburgh 61 St. John’s 59, West Virginia 51 Big Ten Conference Semifinals Ohio St. 72, Michigan St. 57 Penn St. 79, Illinois 64 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Semifinals Loyola, Md. 50, Manhattan 47 Marist 60, Siena 45 Mid-American Conference First Round Akron 76, W. Michigan 65 Buffalo 82, Ball St. 73 E. Michigan 82, Miami (Ohio) 74 Northeast Conference First Round Cent. Connecticut St. 54, Sacred Heart 49 Monmouth, N.J. 55, Quinnipiac 36 Robert Morris 78, Long Island U. 72 St. Francis, Pa. 72, Fairleigh Dickinson 59 Ohio Valley Conference Championship Tenn.-Martin 82, Tennessee Tech 76 Patriot League First Round American U. 72, Holy Cross 44 Bucknell 54, Army 40 Lehigh 82, Lafayette 58 Navy 55, Colgate 36 Southeastern Conference Semifinals Kentucky 68, Vanderbilt 56 Tennessee 82, Georgia 58 Southern Conference Quarterfinals Chattanooga 68, Wofford 58 Elon 69, Furman 62 Summit League First Round IPFW 68, UMKC 53 Oral Roberts 108, W. Illinois 79 Sun Belt Conference First Round Arkansas St. 66, Florida Atlantic 52 Louisiana-Monroe 60, Troy 51 South Alabama 58, Louisiana-Lafayette 53 W. Kentucky 81, North Texas 66 West Coast Conference Second Round Portland 75, Santa Clara 64 San Diego 77, Pepperdine 68

GOLF PGA Tour Honda Classic Saturday At PGA National (Champions Course) Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Purse: $5.7 million Yardage: 7,158; Par: 70 Third Round Rory Sabbatini 71-64-66—201 Y.E. Yang 68-71-67—206 Jerry Kelly 71-67-68—206 Gary Woodland 71-68-68—207 Kyle Stanley 68-66-74—208 Charles Howell III 71-71-67—209 Matt Bettencourt 70-70-69—209 Tommy Gainey 71-67-71—209 Ricky Barnes 70-68-71—209 Jeff Overton 69-72-69—210 Stuart Appleby 68-70-72—210 Roland Thatcher 70-73-68—211 Justin Leonard 70-71-70—211 Matt Kuchar 69-70-72—211 Charl Schwartzel 68-69-74—211 Kent Jones 72-71-69—212 Hiroyuki Fujita 72-71-69—212 Scott Gutschewski 73-70-69—212 Davis Love III 73-70-69—212 Hunter Haas 70-71-71—212 Webb Simpson 74-67-71—212 Spencer Levin 67-72-73—212 Marc Leishman 72-72-69—213 Colt Knost 74-69-70—213 Fredrik Jacobson 74-68-71—213 Jimmy Walker 74-67-72—213 Luke Donald 73-68-72—213 Sean O’Hair 70-70-73—213 Nathan Green 73-67-73—213 Josh Broadaway 78-68-68—214 Chad Campbell 74-70-70—214 Graeme McDowell 73-71-70—214 Chris Kirk 73-70-71—214 Jason Dufner 75-67-72—214 Justin Hicks 73-68-73—214 Lee Westwood 70-69-75—214 Robert Allenby 71-73-71—215 Richard S. Johnson 72-71-72—215 J.J. Henry 71-70-74—215 Cameron Tringale 71-70-74—215 John Senden 70-71-74—215 Chris Couch 70-70-75—215 Ben Curtis 72-74-70—216 Alex Cejka 71-74-71—216 Brian Gay 74-70-72—216 Kenny Perry 71-72-73—216 Carl Pettersson 70-71-75—216 Greg Chalmers 68-72-76—216 William McGirt 75-70-72—217 Shaun Micheel 74-71-72—217 Paul Goydos 73-72-72—217 Nick Price 70-74-73—217 Blake Adams 73-73-72—218 Chad Collins 74-72-72—218 Edoardo Molinari 73-73-72—218 Vaughn Taylor 71-75-72—218 Ian Poulter 74-71-73—218

Kevin Streelman David Mathis Stephen Ames Alex Prugh Chris Stroud Louis Oosthuizen Henrik Stenson Andres Romero Jeff Maggert Brendan Steele Rory McIlroy Marc Turnesa D.A. Points J.P. Hayes David Duval Trevor Immelman Jhonattan Vegas Ernie Els Steve Flesch Josh Teater

73-71-74—218 71-72-75—218 73-72-74—219 74-71-74—219 73-69-77—219 75-70-75—220 74-70-76—220 72-74-75—221 75-70-76—221 74-71-76—221 73-71-77—221 75-71-76—222 74-72-76—222 76-69-77—222 74-71-77—222 74-71-77—222 76-70-77—223 75-71-78—224 73-73-78—224 75-70-79—224

HOCKEY NHL NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE All Times PST ——— EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Philadelphia 64 40 18 6 86 208 167 Pittsburgh 67 38 21 8 84 193 166 N.Y. Rangers 67 34 29 4 72 186 164 New Jersey 64 29 31 4 62 136 166 N.Y. Islanders 66 25 32 9 59 182 210 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 65 38 19 8 84 199 152 Montreal 66 36 23 7 79 176 167 Buffalo 64 31 25 8 70 186 185 Toronto 66 29 28 9 67 173 202 Ottawa 65 22 34 9 53 147 206 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 65 37 21 7 81 195 198 Washington 65 35 20 10 80 173 164 Carolina 66 31 26 9 71 191 201 Atlanta 66 27 28 11 65 184 214 Florida 65 26 31 8 60 163 181 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Detroit 66 39 19 8 86 219 193 Chicago 66 37 23 6 80 218 182 Nashville 65 33 23 9 75 165 153 Columbus 64 31 26 7 69 176 191 St. Louis 65 28 28 9 65 177 194 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Vancouver 66 41 16 9 91 213 155 Calgary 67 34 24 9 77 204 191 Minnesota 65 34 25 6 74 169 171 Colorado 65 26 31 8 60 185 224 Edmonton 66 23 35 8 54 169 215 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA San Jose 66 38 22 6 82 185 167 Phoenix 67 34 23 10 78 191 194 Dallas 65 35 23 7 77 180 183 Los Angeles 65 36 25 4 76 180 159 Anaheim 65 35 25 5 75 182 190 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Saturday’s Games Phoenix 5, Detroit 4, SO N.Y. Islanders 5, St. Louis 2 Buffalo 5, Philadelphia 3 Vancouver 3, Los Angeles 1 Pittsburgh 3, Boston 2, OT Chicago 5, Toronto 3 Atlanta 4, Florida 3, OT Montreal 4, Tampa Bay 2 Edmonton 5, Colorado 1 Dallas 3, San Jose 2 Today’s Games Philadelphia at N.Y. Rangers, 9:30 a.m. New Jersey at N.Y. Islanders, noon Washington at Florida, 2 p.m. Buffalo at Minnesota, 3 p.m. Nashville at Calgary, 5 p.m. Vancouver at Anaheim, 5 p.m.

TENNIS WTA WOMEN’S TENNIS ASSOCIATION ——— Monterrey Open Saturday Monterrey, Mexico Singles Semifinals Jelena Jankovic (1), Serbia, def. Polona Hercog (8), Slovenia, 6-3, 6-2. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (2), Russia, def. Gisela Dulko, Argentina, 6-4, 6-1. Malaysian Open Saturday Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Singles Semifinals Jelena Dokic, Australia, def. Michaella Krajicek, Netherlands, 6-2, 6-3. Lucie Safarova (5), Czech Republic, def. Jarmila Groth (4), Australia, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.

Davis Cup WORLD GROUP First Round Winners to quarterfinals, July 8-10; losers to WG Playoffs, Sept. 16-18 ——— United States 2, Chile 1 Santiago, Chile Doubles Bob and Mike Bryan, United States, def. Jorge Aguilar and Nicolas Massu, Chile, 6-3, 6-3, 7-6 (4). Serbia 2, India 1 Novi Sad, Serbia Doubles Ilija Bozoljac and Nenad Zimonjic, Serbia, def. Rohan Bopanna and Somdev Devvarman, India, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (10). Sweden 3, Russia 0 Boras, Sweden Doubles Simon Aspelin and Robert Lindstedt, Sweden, def. Igor Kunitsyn and Dmitry Tursunov, Russia, 6-4, 6-7 (6), 7-6 (6), 6-2. Czech Republic 2, Kazakhstan 1 Ostrava, Czech Republic Doubles Tomas Berdych and Lukas Dlouhy, Czech Republic, def. Evgeny Korolev and Yuri Schukin, Kazakhstan, 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (4). Argentina 3, Romania 0 Buenos Aires, Argentina Doubles Juan Ignacio Chela and Eduardo Schwank, Argentina, def. Victor Hanescu and Horia Tecau, Romania, 6-2, 7-6 (8), 6-1. Spain 3, Belgium 0 Charleroi, Belgium Doubles Feliciano Lopez and Fernando Verdasco, Spain, def. Steve Darcis and Olivier Rochus, Belgium, 7-6 (0), 6-4, 6-3. Germany 2, Croatia 1 Zagreb, Croatia Doubles Christopher Kas and Philipp Petzschner, Germany, def. Ivan Dodig and Ivo Karlovic, Croatia, 6-3, 3-6, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4. France 2, Austria 1 Vienna, Austria Doubles Julian Knowle and Jurgen Melzer, Austria, def. Julien Benneteau and Michael Llodra, France, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 5-4, retired.

DEALS Transactions BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NBA — Suspended Orlando C Dwight Howard one game for receiving his 16th technical foul of the season during Friday’s game against Chicago. Fined Miami C Erick Dampier $10,000 for flagrant foul (penalty two) against San Antonio G Tony Parker during Friday’s game. MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES — Signed F Leon Powe. HOCKEY National Hockey League ANAHEIM DUCKS — Assigned G Ray Emery to Syracuse (AHL). Recalled G J.P. Levasseur from Syracuse. ATLANTA THRASHERS — Reassigned G Chris Carrozzi from Chicago (AHL) to Gwinnett (ECHL). BUFFALO SABRES—Recalled F Mark Mancari from Portland (AHL). OTTAWA SENATORS — Reassigned F Colin Greening to Binghamton (AHL).

THE BULLETIN • Sunday, March 6, 2011 D3

PAC - 1 0 M E N ’ S BA S K E T BA L L


Wildcats beat Ducks, secure Pac-10 title By John Marshall The Associated Press

TUCSON, Ariz. — With Aerosmith’s “Dream On” blaring through the loudspeakers, Arizona’s players stood and watched as the videoboard showed highlights of their memorable season. Once it was over, the jubilant Wildcats sprinted to the north end of the McKale Center and made a lap through the student section, high-fiving and squirming their way through the red mosh pit of the ’Zona Zoo in delight. For a once-proud program that had fallen on hard times, this truly was a dream. Derrick Williams managed to be productive despite early foul trouble and got plenty of help in what may have been his final home game, lifting No. 18 Arizona to a 90-82 win over Oregon and the outright Pac-10 title on Saturday. “I can’t imagine it being any better anyplace else,” Arizona coach Sean Miller said. Arizona (25-6, 14-4) already had earned a share of the title for the first time in six years and the McKale Center was juiced in anticipation of nets coming down. The Wildcats put on quite a shooting show, hitting 11 threepointers and shooting 56 percent overall to close out their first undefeated home season (17-0) in 12 years. Kyle Fogg led Arizona with 20 points, Solomon Hill added 14 and Kevin Parrom added 11 in an impressive through-the-line contribution that the Wildcats didn’t have a year ago. Williams was a nonfactor in the first half and still finished with

Wily Low / The Associated Press

Oregon’s Joevan Cartron shoots over Arizona’s Jessy Perry, right, in the first half of Saturday’s game in Tucson, Ariz. 14 points, closing out the regularseason finale with a soaring dunk in the closing minutes to set off a celebration that was still going 30 minutes after the final buzzer. “It’s amazing,” said Williams, who was five for seven from the

field and had five rebounds in 22 minutes. “This is the reason why I came here.” Oregon (14-16, 7-11) put up a fight despite having little to play for besides a better seed in next week’s Pac-10 tournament.

The Ducks withstood initial flurries by Arizona in each half, trimming a 17-point lead early in the second to six with 5½ minutes left behind Joevan Catron (28 points). The Ducks stayed close the rest of the way, but never made it back, ending the regular season with a four-game losing streak. “We had the same fight we had earlier in the season,” Oregon coach Dana Altman said. “I want them to do be excited about that. They did all those things you look for for competitiveness.” The Wildcats’ 12th Pac-10 title completes an impressive turnaround. Once one of the nation’s best programs, Arizona had fallen a few rungs the past few years, starting with Lute Olson’s leave of absence and retirement in consecutive seasons. Miller gave the Wildcats stability after arriving from a successful stint at Xavier and, after a foundation-setting 2009-10 season, re-established Arizona’s standing among the elite. He did it behind Williams, a deep and talented supporting cast and a confidence that absorbed a slight dent with a late-season slide a year ago. The Pac-10’s 2010 freshman of the year, Williams developed into one of the nation’s best players during his sophomore season, a 6-foot-8 bundle of power and grace who can shoot inside or out, right-handed or left. Projected as an NBA lottery pick, he faces a decision whether to stick around in the desert or give the pros a try. Just not yet. There’s still some basketball left, starting with the Pac-10 tournament, where the Wildcats will

be the No. 1 seed, and a likely return to the NCAA tournament after their 25-year run ended last season. “I just want to win, that’s all I can say about that,” Williams said. “That’s my focus for right now.” If this was Williams’ final home game, it’ll be remembered for the help he got. With a piece of black tape replacing the bulky bandage on his injured right pinky, Williams took just two shots in the first half and scored two points while battling foul trouble. The rest of the Wildcats made up for it, with 10 players scoring in the first half, nine getting at least one assist and three-pointers flying in from seemingly everywhere. Fogg got it started with three straight threes during an opening 13-4 run and Parrom jumped off the bench to drain two of his own. Arizona ended up hitting seven in the first half and shot 16 of 27 overall to build a 41-32 lead. Catron had his inside-outside game going while scoring 12 points in the first half, and the Ducks rallied after an early run put Arizona up 53-36 in the second. Oregon closed to 70-64 when Catron hit a three-pointer, but couldn’t get any closer as Williams, who heard chants of “One more year!” throughout the game, punctuated the victory with a tomahawk dunk along the baseline. “Arizona is the best team in the league,” Altman said. “Derrick Williams is an unbelievable player. Sean Miller had done a wonderful job in two years to get them where they are. I think they have a chance to make a run.”

OSU benches five players, loses to Arizona State PA C - 1 0 R O U N D U P

The Associated Press TEMPE, Ariz. — Craig Robinson said that growing up in his Chicago household, rules were rules and consequences were consequences. Nearly half of his team learned that the hard way on Saturday. Five Oregon State players were benched for violating team rules and Arizona State went on to roll past the Beavers 80-66 in the final Pac-10 regular season game for both teams. Seniors Ty Abbott and Rihards Kuksiks scored 22 and 18 points, respectively, as the Sun Devils (12-18, 4-14), the last-place team in the Pac-10, finished with three consecutive home victories. “It was important ... to have a special day for our seniors because these guys have meant a lot to our program,” Arizona State coach Herb Sendek said. “They have had a good measure of success and we have had a tough season, but yet they have galvanized us to win the last three games at home.” Robinson would not say what the five players did, but The Oregonian reported that they missed curfew at the on-campus hotel in Tucson following the team’s loss to Arizona on Thursday night. Only six players played for the Beavers (10-19, 5-13), led by Roberto Nelson, whose 34 points were more than double his previous career best. Robinson, brother of First Lady Michelle Obama, said that his parents were always consistent and unbending when enforcing the rules. “That’s how I ended up staying out of trouble,” he said. Those who did not play includ-

Pat Shannahan / The Arizona Republic

Arizona State forward Kyle Cain, right, and Oregon State’s Joe Burton go for a loose ball during the first half of Saturday’s game in Tempe, Ariz. ed three starters — Jared Cunningham, Ahmad Starks and Devon Collier — along with leading reserves Calvin Haynes and Lathen Wallace. Robinson said the punishment was for one game only and all would be able to participate in the Pac-10 tournament next week. “Nothing was done serious enough to go any further past today,” Robinson said. The coach was extremely pleased with how the affected players responded, both the ones sitting on the bench and the ones forced to play extensive minutes. Nelson, Omari Johnson and Kevin McShane played the entire game. Joe Burton sat for one minute and Angus Brandt five. Walk-on Daniel Jones was the only reserve.

“You coach kids, it’s inevitable something happens,” Robinson said. “Hey, I’m glad that we’re not talking about police reports and stuff like that but they’re still learning. I’m 48 and I’m still learning. I’m grateful that they took their medicine like big boys.” The exhausted Oregon State players found it impossible as the game wore on to cover the Sun Devils on the perimeter. As a result, Arizona State made 17 threepointers — one shy of the school record — in a school-record 40 attempts. The Sun Devils were 16 of 36 on threes in their 73-53 victory over Oregon on Thursday night. “They played a zone and we knew how to attack it,” Abbott said. “We knew the shots would open up for us. Most importantly we were ready to shoot and we wanted the guys not to waste time putting the ball up.” Arizona State’s third senior, Jamelle McMillan, had 10 points, eight assists and five steals. Corey Hawkins added 13 points for the Sun Devils. Johnson had 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Beavers, who were 1-7 down the stretch in their conference season. Oregon State was 0-9 on the road in conference games. The Beavers stayed close early, but Arizona State took control with a 17-4 run to go up 35-23 on Hawkins’ three-pointer with 3:46 left in the half. Arizona State led 41-28 at the break and Oregon State got no closer than 11 in the second half. In other Pac-10 games on Saturday:

Pac-10 men’s basketball tournament The bracket for the men’s tournament, which begins Wednesday at Staples Center in Los Angeles: Quarterfinals Thursday, noon First round Wednesday, 6 p.m.

8 9

Stanford (15-15, 7-11) Oregon State (10-19, 5-13)

4 5

USC (18-13, 10-8) California (17-13, 10-8)

Semifinals Friday, 6 p.m.

Quarterfinals Thursday, 2:30 p.m.


Arizona (25-6, 14-4)


First-round winner

Final Saturday, 3:10 p.m.

Quarterfinals Thursday, 6 p.m. First round Wednesday, 8:30 p.m.

7 10

Oregon (14-16, 7-11) Arizona State (12-18, 4-14)


First-round winner


UCLA (22-9, 13-5)

Quarterfinals Thursday, 8:30 p.m.

3 6

Washington (20-10, 11-7) Washington St. (19-11, 9-9)

Semifinals Friday, 8:30 p.m.

UCLA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Washington State . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 PULLMAN, Wash. — Malcolm Lee hit four free throws in the closing seconds of overtime to lift UCLA over wounded Washington State. Arizona’s victory earlier in the day prevented UCLA (22-9, 13-5 Pac-10) from having a chance to tie the Wildcats for the Pac-10 title. Washington State (1911, 9-9) played without suspended star Klay Thompson and injured point guard Reggie Moore. Mountain View graduate Abe Lodwick had nine points for the Cougars. California . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Stanford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 BERKELEY, Calif. — Allen Crabbe scored 21 of his 24 points in the second half, Harper Kamp added 20 points and California beat Bay Area rival Stanford for its fourth straight win. Markhuri

Sanders-Frison had 13 points and 13 rebounds after being honored before the game at Haas Pavilion as the lone senior for defending Pac-10 champion Cal (17-13, 10-8 Pac-10). Jeremy Green scored 19 points to lead Stanford (15-15, 711), which trailed by as many as 18 in the first half. USC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Washington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 SEATTLE — Jio Fontan scored 20 points, Nikola Vucevic added 19 points and 10 rebounds and Southern California held off Washington’s furious secondhalf rally. USC (18-13, 10-8) led by as many as 14 early in the second half, only to see Washington chip away and close within 4945 with 7:38 left before the Trojans held on. Isaiah Thomas led Washington (20-10, 11-7) with 16 points.

Beavers score 30 runs in twinbill From wire reports CORVALLIS — Jake Rodriguez posted two three-hit efforts and Ben Wetzler and Sam Gaviglio combined for two solid outings as the Oregon State baseball team swept a doubleheader over Hartford Saturday at Goss Stadium. The Beavers (7-3) won game one 14-1 in seven innings, then defeated the Hawks 16-1 in game two. The games marked the first home games this season for Oregon State after Friday night’s game against Hartford (0-2) was postponed. The two-game total of 30 runs was the most in consecutive games for the Beavers since they posted 35 runs — 23 against Northern Illinois and 12 against Missouri — in 2009. Rodriguez went three for five in game two to end the day six for eight with two doubles and a run batted in. Parker Berberet went three for six in game two and ended the day five for 10 with six RBIs. Overall, OSU tallied 27 hits against five Hartford pitchers in the two games. Oregon State and Hartford continue the series today with a doubleheader that is scheduled to begin at 1:05 p.m. Game two of the day will start 30 minutes after the completion of game one. Also on Saturday: Long Beach State . . . . . . . . . 7 Oregon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 LONG BEACH, Calif. — Oregon starter Madison Boer pitched eight innings of onerun ball and gave his bullpen a 6-1 lead with three outs to play. But the Ducks (5-5) couldn’t hold the lead, allowing five runs on three hits, a walk, a passed ball and two wild pitches. An infield error also proved costly in sending the game to extra innings. That’s where Jeff Yamaguchi delivered the game-winning single for LBSU in the bottom of the 12th, sending the Dirtbags (3-6) to an improbable walk-off victory. Freshman Brando Tessar (0-1) — UO’s sixth hurler of the night — took the loss.

D4 Sunday, March 6, 2011 • THE BULLETIN



Stars stop Sharks’ win streak with 3-2 victory

UNC tops Duke, takes ACC title The Associated Press CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Roy Williams grabbed the microphone and looked across the throng of blue-clad fans still milling around the Smith Center after North Carolina’s latest conference championship. “It’s been a wonderful year,” Williams said, “so far.” At this point, no one can blame the Hall of Fame coach for thinking big. Not after his 13th-ranked Tar Heels finished off No. 4 Duke 81-67 on Saturday night to win the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title and complete an unprecedented climb back atop the league. Harrison Barnes scored 18 points for the Tar Heels (24-6, 14-2), who earned the top seed in next week’s league tournament in Greensboro. Kendall Marshall added 15 points and 11 assists as North Carolina avenged last month’s loss at Duke in which the Tar Heels blew a 16-point lead in the first half. Once again, the Tar Heels built a big lead in the first half, this time 14 points. But Barnes and the Tar Heels protected that margin and stayed in control the entire night. It certainly eased more of the lingering pain from last year’s 17-loss season, Williams’ worst as a head coach. By beating the Blue Devils (27-4, 13-3), North Carolina became the first team in league history to win the ACC regular-season title outright a year after finishing below .500 in league play. “The last 10 months haven’t been very easy a lot of times, but that crowd in that locker room has been fantastic,” Williams said. When it was over, fans and students rushed the court to celebrate a surprisingly easy victory against the reigning national champions. In fact, Williams addressed the crowd for them to clear off and allow his players to celebrate with his own tradition — clipping down the nets after clinching a league title at home. Also on Saturday: No. 2 Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 No. 22 Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 COLUMBIA, Mo. — Marcus Morris and Thomas Robinson had double-doubles and Kansas (29-2, 14-2) wrapped up its seventh straight Big 12 championship. Robinson had 15 points and 13 rebounds, returning to form less than a month after arthroscopic surgery on the right knee he injured against Missouri at home. Morris had 21 points and 10 rebounds. No. 3 BYU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 Wyoming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 PROVO, Utah — Jimmer Fredette scored 38 points and BYU closed a tumultuous week with a runaway win. Charles Abouo scored 21 of his 25 points in the second half for the Cougars (28-3, 14-2 Mountain West Conference), who earned their first win since Brandon Davies was kicked off the team for breaking the school’s honor code. No. 4 Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . 60 No. 19 Villanova. . . . . . . . . . . . 50 PITTSBURGH — Ashton Gibbs had 18 points to help Pittsburgh (27-4, 15-3) clinch the outright Big East title. Villanova (21-10, 9-9) was without Corey Stokes (left hamstring) and leading scorer Corey Fisher was limited due to early foul trouble. Iowa. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 No. 6 Purdue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 IOWA CITY, Iowa — Jarryd Cole had 16 points and 10

rebounds in his final home game and Iowa stunned Purdue, clinching the Big Ten title for top-ranked Ohio State. The Hawkeyes (11-19, 4-14) snapped a seven-game winning streak by the Boilermakers (25-6, 14-4). No. 7 Texas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Baylor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 WACO, Texas — Texas freshman Tristan Thompson had 19 points and 13 rebounds with some spectacular putback dunks, and the Longhorns pulled out a victory at Baylor, whose NCAA tournament hopes took another big hit. No. 8 Notre Dame . . . . . . . . . . 70 No. 16 Connecticut . . . . . . . . . 67 STORRS, Conn. — Ben Hansbrough scored 21 points despite fouling out with more than eight minutes left and Notre Dame (25-5, 14-4) held on for the win, their 11th in their past 12 games. No. 9 San Diego State . . . . . . 66 Colorado State . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 SAN DIEGO — Kawhi Leonard had 17 points and 12 rebounds, and San Diego State beat Colorado State to share the Mountain West Conference title with BYU. West Virginia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 No. 11 Louisville . . . . . . . . . . . 70 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Truck Bryant sank two free throws with a second left to lift West Virginia to the win. West Virginia (20-10, 11-7 Big East) clinched a first-round bye in the conference tournament. . No. 12 Syracuse . . . . . . . . . . 107 DePaul. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Rick Jackson had 14 points, seven rebounds and four blocks for Syracuse, making sure his final game in the Carrier Dome was one he would never forget. It was the fifth straight win for Syracuse (25-6, 12-6 Big East) after a midseason swoon. No. 14 Florida. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 No. 21 Vanderbilt. . . . . . . . . . . 76 NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Kenny Boynton scored 17 points, all three of Florida’s seniors reached double figures and the Gators clinched the Southeastern Conference regular-season title. Florida (24-6, 13-3) set a school record for conference wins. No. 15 St. John’s . . . . . . . . . . . 72 South Florida. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 NEW YORK — D.J. Kennedy scored 16 points and St. John’s bounced back from a loss to Seton Hall. Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 No. 17 Georgetown. . . . . . . . . 47 CINCINNATI — Yancy Gates scored 10 of his 13 points from the free-throw line, where Cincinnati was nearly flawless, and the Bearcats completed a sweep of Georgetown. The Bearcats (24-7, 11-7 Big East) completed a breakthrough regular season that put them in position for their first NCAA tournament appearance since Bob Huggins was coach.. No. 23 Xavier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Saint Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 ST. LOUIS — Tu Holloway scored 25 points and Xavier (24-6, 15-1 Atlantic 10) extended its winning streak to nine games. No. 24 Texas A&M . . . . . . . . . . 66 Texas Tech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 COLLEGE STATION, Texas — David Loubeau scored 21 points to lead Texas A&M (23-7, 10-6 Big 12) to the win. No. 25 Utah State . . . . . . . . . . 70 Louisiana Tech . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 RUSTON, La. — Tyler Newbold scored 14 points and Utah State (28-3, 15-1 Western Athletic Conference) used its stifling defense to earn its sixth consecutive victory.

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Duke’s Ryan Kelly (34) is guarded by North Carolina’s John Henson during the first half of Saturday’s game in Chapel Hill, N.C. North Carolina won, 81-67.

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Madras’ Rosey Suppah (21) shoots over her shoulder to score during the first quarter against Siuslaw in a Class 4A state playoff game on Saturday night at Madras High School.

Madras Continued from D1 The White Buffaloes (18-7 overall) grabbed a 9-2 lead less than three minutes into the first quarter and rolled from there. Smith scored a game-high 22 points and Scott added 19 in a contest the home team led by as many as 34 points. Defensively, Madras’ half-court trap gave the Vikings (11-11) fits all night. Siuslaw made just eight field goals in the game and shot 15.1 percent from the field. “The blueprint was to exert pressure and run them off the floor,” said Scott, who recorded eight rebounds and six assists to go with her 19 points. “We wanted to feed off that energy.” Smith was the Buffs’ offensive

Cowgirls Continued from D1 Crook County trailed 9-8 after one quarter, but the Cowgirls took the lead with a solid defensive effort in the second quarter. They outscored Central 10-5 in the period and held an 18-14 lead going into halftime. Both teams opened up offensively in the second half, combining for 57 points after halftime, but the Cowgirls were able to hold off the Panthers down the

catalyst early, scoring Madras’ first seven points of the game. By halftime she had 12 points, and the White Buffaloes owned a 2914 lead. “She’s one of the best athletes this school has ever seen,” Oster said about Smith, a varsity contributor for Madras since her freshman year. “Such a fitting night for her.” While Smith commanded the White Buffaloes’ offense, Scott spearheaded the Madras defensive effort as the point person in the half-court trap. The 6-foot junior guard ended the night with four steals and three blocks en route to helping the White Buffaloes force 24 turnovers. “You don’t often see a player with her length be able to handle the ball like her,” Siuslaw coach Aaron McNeill said about Scott.

“She’s an outstanding player.” Smith and Scott were hardly the only players to contribute Saturday night, though. Rosey Suppah added four points, nine rebounds and three steals; Rachel Simmons contributed two points and nine rebounds; and Cheyenne Wahnetah posted seven points, two assists and two blocked shots. “Girls basketball is so special to this community,” Oster said. “The best thing is that these girls were fourth- and fifth-graders when that last team won state. They remember watching those games. “And now,” Oster said, “they’ve got the same opportunity.” Beau Eastes can be reached at 541-383-0305 or at beastes@

stretch. Crook County made 20 of its 32 free throws, compared with Central’s 11-of-22 effort at the free-throw line. “It was just a back-and-forth game most of the way,” Johnson said. “The difference at the end of the game, in a high-pressure situation, the girls were able to keep their composure.” Crook County reached the state tournament after it ended its regular season with a rough stretch against schools from larger classifications. The Cowgirls went

2-5 in their final seven games of the regular season, losing close games to Intermountain Conference foes Redmond, Bend, Mountain View and Summit (twice). But Crook County has won twice since, first in a Class 4A play-in victory over Douglas (62-17) before defeating Central. Next up for the Cowgirls is Henley, a 55-33 winner over Ontario on Saturday. Henley (20-5 overall) was the top team out of the Skyline Conference. One of Henley’s five losses came to Madras in December, 52-41.


Crook County hires former assistant as new football coach Bulletin staff report PRINEVILLE — A former Crook County High assistant coach has been named the new head coach of the school’s varsity football team. Ryan Cochran, a sixth-grade teacher at Crook County Middle School, replaces Woody Bennett, who stepped down as varsity coach in January after leading the Cowboys for the past three seasons. Bennett’s teams went 12-18 during his tenure, including 7-3 in 2010. Scott Polen, athletic director at Crook County High, announced Cochran’s hiring last week. Cochran, who previously coached on the high school varsity staff, has spent the past three seasons coaching at Crook County Middle School. He played offensive line for Eastern Oregon University in La Grande in the late 1990s. Former Cowboy guides Clackamas CC to national title SPOKANE, Wash. — Josh Rhoden, a 1998 graduate of Crook County High who currently is the head wrestling coach at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City, guided his program to the 2011 National Junior College Athletic Association wrestling national championship. Rhoden’s Cougars scored 109 points to 98.5 for runner-up North Idaho College in the twoday NJCAA national championship tournament, which concluded Feb. 26 at the Spokane Convention Center. Six CCC wrestlers posted top-five finishes, including heavyweight Tyrell Fortune, who won his bracket at 285 pounds. Additionally, Rho-

den, 30, who is in his fifth year at CCC, was named the NJCAA national coach of the year. Outlaws hire new track and field coach SISTERS — Nik Goertzen, who guided the Sisters High girls soccer team to the Class 4A/3A/ 2A/1A state finals last fall, has been hired to coach the Outlaws’ boys and girls track teams this spring. Goertzen, who was an assistant coach for the track program last season, replaces longtime Sisters head track coach Bob Johnson. Mountain View volleyball coach returns to college ranks FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Mallory Larranaga, head volleyball coach at Mountain View High since 2008, is leaving the Bend school to take an assistant coaching position at her college alma mater, the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Larranaga, the first volleyball player ever inducted into the UAF Nanook Hall of Fame, guided Mountain View to the state playoffs in each of her three years as the Cougars’ head coach. Bend grad helps Redlands to national tournament REDLANDS, Calif. — Kent Ervin, a 2007 graduate of Bend High who currently is a senior at the University of Redlands, helped the Bulldog men’s basketball team advance to the NCAA Division III national tournament this season for the first time since 1985. Ervin, who averaged 5.0 points and 2.9 assists per game for Redlands this year as a reserve guard, was part of

a Bulldog team that finished 1612 overall and won the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference postseason tournament. With a league record of 11-3, Redlands won a share of the SCIAC regular-season title. The Bulldogs’ season came to an end Thursday with a 62-38 defeat to Chapman University in the first round of the D-III national tournament.

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Jason Williams scored his first goal of the season on a fluky deflection to break a third-period tie and help the Dallas Stars snap the San Jose Sharks’ eightgame winning streak with a 3-2 victory Saturday night. Williams signed as a free agent with Dallas last month after sitting out the first four months of the season. His goal with 7:12 remaining was by far his biggest contribution in 10 games with the Stars. The loss was San Jose’s first at home since Jan. 13 and only fourth overall in the past 21 games. Also on Saturday: Sabres. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Flyers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 PHILADELPHIA — Jason Pominville snapped a tie game in the third period after Buffalo scored three times in the second, and the Sabres beat Philadelphia. The Eastern Conference-leading Flyers have lost three straight for the first time since Nov. 26-Dec. 1. Islanders. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Blues. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Islanders defenseman Andrew MacDonald scored two rare goals, and John Tavares and P.A. Parenteau both had a goal and an assist in the first period as New York sent sinking St. Louis to its fourth straight loss. Canucks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Kings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 LOS ANGELES — Daniel Sedin scored the tiebreaking goal with 8:24 to play, Roberto Luongo made 21 saves, and Vancouver opened a fivegame road trip with a gritty victory over Los Angeles. Blackhawks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Maple Leafs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 TORONTO — Jonathan Toews scored a goal to extend his point streak to nine games, and Chicago won its eighth straight game, beating Toronto. Penguins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Bruins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 BOSTON — Dustin Jeffrey scored his second goal of the game 1:52 into overtime and Pittsburgh snapped Boston’s winning streak at seven. Coyotes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Red Wings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 GLENDALE, Ariz. — Radim Vrbata’s shootout goal completed Phoenix’s late comeback against Detroit. Canadiens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Lightning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 TAMPA, Fla. — Max Pacioretty scored two goals to lead Montreal over Tampa Bay. Thrashers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Panthers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 ATLANTA — Andrew Ladd netted his second goal of the game in overtime for Atlanta in a win over Florida. Oilers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Avalanche . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 DENVER — Sam Gagner had a goal and two assists, Devan Dubnyk stopped 33 shots and Edmonton won their third straight.

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Aldridge scores 26, Blazers blast Bobcats

Sabbatini leads by five at Honda Classic

The Associated Press PORTLAND — LaMarcus Aldridge thought the whole thing was strange. There was his Portland teammate of nearly five years, Joel Przybilla, wearing a Charlotte jersey and playing for the other team. “It just felt weird, you know?” Aldridge said after scoring 26 points in the Trail Blazers’ 93-69 victory over the Bobcats on Saturday night. Przybilla agreed. “I wish we could have gotten the win, but it was a different experience, man,” he said. “Something I’ll remember the rest of my life.” The Blazers sent Przybilla and fellow center Sean Marks, forward Dante Cunningham and a pair of conditional first-round draft picks to Charlotte on Feb. 24 in exchange for Gerald Wallace, who was the last original member of the 7-year-old Bobcats. The deal was struck just seven minutes before the trade deadline. Wallace, an All-Star last season, had seven points off the bench against his former team. Przybilla was a fan favorite in Portland, where he had played since the 2004-05 season. He came into the game with 2:21 left in the first quarter to a standing ovation from the Rose Garden crowd. He fouled out with about a minute left in the game and was given another hearty ovation. At one point, the crowd chanted his name. Przybilla finished with five points. “It was great, I don’t know what to say,” Przybilla said. “I’ve had a couple receptions when I came back from injury, and this one. I’ll remember this until the day I die.” The 7-foot-1 Przybilla — who was attractive to the Bobcats because of an expiring contract — was reluctant about leaving Portland, but was welcomed by owner Michael Jordan. Gerald Henderson had 16 points for the Bobcats, who have lost four straight, all on the road. Charlotte was without top scorer Stephen Jackson because of a sore left hamstring. “Back-to-back games and when

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Charlotte Bobcats forward Boris Diaw, right, knocks the ball away from Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge during the first half of Saturday’s game. you’re missing your best scorer, it’s going to be hard to put the ball in the basket,” Charlotte coach Paul Silas said. Portland was coming off a 107102 victory at Sacramento on Wednesday. Also on Saturday: Rockets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .112 Pacers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95 HOUSTON — Kevin Martin scored 20 points, Chase Budinger and Kyle Lowry added 18 apiece and Houston beat Indiana. Jazz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .109 Kings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .102 SALT LAKE CITY — Al Jefferson scored 27 points and Raja Bell had two crucial jumpers and a steal in overtime to help Utah hold off Sacramento to stop their home losing streak at seven

games. Wizards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .103 Timberwolves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96 WASHINGTON — John Wall scored 18 points and had 11 rebounds to lead Washington to a win against Minnesota. Nets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .137 Raptors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .136 LONDON — Travis Outlaw scored the final eight points for New Jersey to help the Nets beat Toronto in triple overtime and sweep the NBA’s European doubleheader. Clippers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100 Nuggets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .94 LOS ANGELES — Rookie Blake Griffin had 18 points, 12 rebounds and a career-high nine assists and Los Angeles beat Denver.


Saturday’s Games

Blazers 93, Bobcats 69 CHARLOTTE (69) McGuire 2-5 0-0 4, Diaw 1-8 0-0 2, Brown 0-6 2-4 2, Augustin 5-12 3-3 14, Henderson 8-13 0-0 16, Cunningham 2-4 0-0 4, Przybilla 2-3 1-2 5, White 6-9 0-0 12, Carroll 2-4 1-1 5, Livingston 1-4 3-3 5, Najera 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 29-68 10-13 69. PORTLAND (93) Batum 2-7 2-2 7, Aldridge 11-18 4-4 26, Camby 4-5 1-3 9, Miller 3-5 2-2 8, Matthews 1-6 2-2 5, Fernandez 2-6 4-4 9, Wallace 1-7 56 7, Roy 4-10 1-2 10, Mills 4-9 0-0 12, Collins 0-0 0-0 0, Johnson 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 32-74 21-25 93. Charlotte 16 19 17 17 — 69 Portland 15 25 25 28 — 93 3-Point Goals—Charlotte 1-10 (Augustin 1-6, Carroll 0-1, Henderson 0-1, Diaw 0-2), Portland 8-21 (Mills 4-7, Matthews 1-2, Batum 1-3, Roy 1-3, Fernandez 1-5, Wallace 0-1). Fouled Out—Przybilla. Rebounds—Charlotte 46 (White 9), Portland 42 (Camby 10). Assists—Charlotte 12 (Diaw 5), Portland 17 (Miller 6). Total Fouls— Charlotte 25, Portland 16. Technicals—Portland defensive three second. A—20,588 (19,980).

Nets 137, Raptors 136 TORONTO (136) J.Johnson 2-7 0-0 4, A.Johnson 3-10 4-4 10, Bargnani 11-28 10-10 35, Calderon 3-10 0-0 9, DeRozan 11-26 7-7 30, Bayless 4-7 2-2 10, Weems 2-5 0-0 4, Davis 4-6 4-8 12, Ajinca 0-0 0-0 0, Barbosa 7-12 5-5 22. Totals 47-111 32-36 136. NEW JERSEY (137) James 2-3 0-0 4, Humphries 8-17 4-8 20, Lopez 14-24 6-8 34, Williams 7-20 4-4 21, Vujacic 7-16 5-6 25, Farmar 4-9 1-1 12, Outlaw 4-8 6-8 14, Petro 1-3 0-1 2, Gaines 1-5 3-3 5, Graham 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 48-105 29-39 137. Toronto 30 32 26 22 9 7 10 — 136 N.J. 23 42 23 22 9 7 11 — 137 3-Point Goals—Toronto 10-20 (Barbosa 3-5, Calderon 3-6, Bargnani 3-7, DeRozan 1-2), New Jersey 12-29 (Vujacic 6-9, Farmar 3-5, Williams 3-9, Petro 0-1, Outlaw 0-2, Gaines 0-3). Fouled Out—Lopez. Rebounds—Toronto 61 (Davis 15), New Jersey 74 (Humphries 17). Assists—Toronto 27 (Calderon 9), New Jersey 34 (Williams 18). Total Fouls—Toronto 32, New Jersey 30. A—18,689 (14,467).

Jazz 109, Kings 102 SACRAMENTO (102) Greene 2-6 0-0 4, Cousins 6-18 6-11 18, Dalembert 2-7 3-4 7, Udrih 8-16 0-0 16, Thornton 8-21 3-4 22, Taylor 3-5 2-4 8, Thompson 3-8 1-3 7, Jackson 1-4 0-0 2, Garcia 5-6 4-4 18, Jeter 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 38-93 19-30 102. UTAH (109) Kirilenko 6-10 4-5 16, Millsap 4-8 4-6 12, Jefferson 13-25 1-2 27, Harris 5-12 4-6 14, Bell 4-7 6-6 16, Favors 2-7 0-2 4, Miles 3-10 4-4 12, Watson 1-6 2-2 4, Hayward 0-1 0-0 0, Elson 2-2 0-0 4, Fesenko 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 40-88 25-33 109. Sacramento 29 20 23 23 7 — 102 Utah 30 27 15 23 14 — 109 3-Point Goals—Sacramento 7-14 (Garcia 4-5, Thornton 3-6, Greene 0-1, Udrih 0-2), Utah 4-10 (Bell 2-3, Miles 2-3, Kirilenko 0-1, Harris 0-3). Fouled Out—Dalembert. Rebounds—Sacramento 62 (Cousins 18), Utah 60 (Elson 9). Assists—Sacramento 20 (Cousins 7), Utah 22 (Harris 7). Total Fouls—Sacramento 27, Utah 26. A—19,911 (19,911).

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — After making consecutive birdies, Honda Classic leader Rory Sabbatini stood in the rough along the sixth fairway, complaining to a PGA Tour official about a delay in play and wondering what had become of the group just ahead of him. The strange interruption could have halted Sabbatini is momentum. Instead, after a long wait he hit an iron 200 yards to 10 feet of the pin, one of his better shots among the 66 Saturday that gave him a cushy lead. Sabbatini will enter the final round at 9-under 201, five shots ahead of Jerry Kelly and 2009 winner Y.E. Yang. The wait at No. 6 occurred when Kelly, playing two groups ahead of Sabbatini, lodged a shot in a palm tree. A newspaper photographer’s zoom lens was used to identify the ball as Kelly’s, allowing him to avoid being penalized for a lost ball. The inspection took time, so the twosome behind Kelly played



By Steven Wine

Atlantic Division Boston New York Philadelphia New Jersey Toronto

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New Jersey 137, Toronto 136, 3OT Houston 112, Indiana 95 Portland 93, Charlotte 69

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Washington 103, Minnesota 96 Utah 109, Sacramento 102, OT L.A. Clippers 100, Denver 94 Today’s Games

Chicago at Miami, 10 a.m. Washington at Detroit, 3 p.m. New York at Atlanta, 3:30 p.m. Phoenix at Oklahoma City, 4 p.m. Boston at Milwaukee, 6 p.m.

L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, 12:30 p.m. Golden State at Philadelphia, 3 p.m. New Orleans at Cleveland, 3:30 p.m. Memphis at Dallas, 4:30 p.m. Monday’s Games

L.A. Clippers at Charlotte, 4 p.m. Utah at New York, 4:30 p.m. Oklahoma City at Memphis, 5 p.m. Houston at Sacramento, 7 p.m.

Portland at Orlando, 4 p.m. New Orleans at Chicago, 5 p.m. Dallas at Minnesota, 5 p.m. All Times PST

Rockets 112, Pacers 95 INDIANA (95) Granger 4-13 8-8 16, McRoberts 6-11 0-0 12, Hibbert 6-14 3-4 15, Collison 2-7 2-3 6, Rush 1-5 0-0 2, Hansbrough 8-18 1-2 17, George 34 2-2 8, Stephenson 2-7 1-1 5, Foster 1-4 0-0 2, D.Jones 2-4 0-0 4, Price 3-5 1-2 8. Totals

3-Point Goals—Indiana 1-5 (Price 1-2, Granger 0-1, Collison 0-2), Houston 7-21 (Lowry 3-6, Lee 1-2, Dragic 1-3, Budinger 1-3, Martin 14, Williams 0-1, Miller 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Indiana 57 (Foster, Hansbrough 10), Houston 60 (Hayes 10). Assists—Indiana 15 (Stephenson 5), Houston 23 (Lowry 6). Total Fouls—Indiana 18, Houston 17. Technicals— Hibbert, Hayes, Houston defensive three second. A—14,965 (18,043).

38-92 18-22 95. HOUSTON (112) Budinger 7-15 3-4 18, Scola 7-15 2-4 16, Hayes 1-6 0-0 2, Lowry 5-9 5-6 18, Martin 8-17 3-3 20, Miller 0-4 0-0 0, Lee 5-11 2-2 13, Patterson 4-5 1-2 9, Dragic 5-11 1-1 12, Hill 2-2 0-0 4, Williams 0-2 0-0 0, Thabeet 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 44-98 17-22 112. Indiana 18 31 19 27 — 95 Houston 29 36 29 18 — 112

MINNESOTA (96) Beasley 8-20 1-2 18, Love 8-18 4-5 20, Pekovic 6-7 1-2 13, Ridnour 7-15 0-0 14, Ellington 6-11 1-2 15, Hayward 0-6 2-2 2, Randolph 2-6 2-4 6, Tolliver 1-3 1-1 3, Flynn 2-4 0-0 5. Totals 40-90 12-18 96. WASHINGTON (103) Lewis 3-11 2-2 10, Blatche 9-18 2-4 20, McGee 5-9 4-6 14, Wall 8-17 2-6 18, Crawford 3-10 1-2 8, Seraphin 1-1 0-0 2, Martin 2-8 1-2 7, Booker 3-5 1-2 7, Evans 5-10 2-2 15, Shakur 0-1 2-2 2, Yi 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 39-91 17-28 103. Minnesota 29 20 23 24 — 96 Washington 25 26 17 35 — 103 3-Point Goals—Minnesota 4-14 (Ellington 2-2, Flynn 1-3, Beasley 1-4, Tolliver 0-1, Ridnour 0-1, Hayward 0-1, Love 0-2), Washington 8-18 (Evans 3-5, Martin 2-4, Lewis 2-4, Crawford 1-5). Fouled Out—Ridnour. Rebounds—Minnesota 61 (Love 21), Washington 58 (Wall 11). Assists— Minnesota 21 (Ridnour 6), Washington 21 (Wall 8). Total Fouls—Minnesota 22, Washington 20. A—18,216 (20,173).

Clippers 100, Nuggets 94 DENVER (94) Chandler 3-14 0-0 7, Martin 5-11 1-1 11, Nene 11-14 3-5 25, Lawson 4-15 3-3 11, Afflalo 2-8 1-2 6, Felton 8-15 1-2 18, Harrington 0-8 0-0 0, J.Smith 2-11 1-3 5, Andersen 2-3 1-2 5, Mozgov 1-1 0-0 2, Forbes 2-2 0-0 4. Totals 40-102 11-18 94. L.A. CLIPPERS (100) Gomes 2-4 0-0 4, Griffin 4-10 10-11 18, Jordan 5-5 0-0 10, Williams 6-13 2-4 17, Gordon 1-5 3-3 5, Kaman 3-8 0-0 6, Aminu 2-4 0-0 4, Bledsoe 7-11 4-5 20, Foye 4-11 2-2 13, Moon 1-3 0-0 2, C.Smith 0-0 1-2 1. Totals 35-74 22-27 100. Denver 23 15 27 29 — 94 L.A. Clippers 30 18 23 29 — 100 3-Point Goals—Denver 3-14 (Felton 1-1, Chandler 1-2, Afflalo 1-2, J.Smith 0-2, Lawson 03, Harrington 0-4), L.A. Clippers 8-19 (Williams 3-5, Foye 3-5, Bledsoe 2-5, Aminu 0-2, Moon 0-2). Fouled Out—Martin. Rebounds—Denver 69 (Nene 14), L.A. Clippers 44 (Griffin 12). Assists—Denver 21 (Lawson 8), L.A. Clippers 25 (Griffin 9). Total Fouls—Denver 23, L.A. Clippers 16. Technicals—Martin, J.Smith, L.A. Clippers defensive three second. A—19,060 (19,060).

LEADERS Through Saturday’s Games SCORING G FG FT PTS Durant, OKC 56 527 435 1589 James, MIA 60 552 398 1575 Stoudemire, NYK 59 585 365 1545 Wade, MIA 58 530 369 1477 Anthony, NYK 56 492 386 1418 Bryant, LAL 63 566 364 1581 Ellis, GOL 61 571 283 1520 Rose, CHI 59 526 311 1450 Howard, ORL 61 500 410 1410 Martin, HOU 62 414 460 1424 Nowitzki, DAL 52 433 274 1193 Griffin, LAC 63 539 348 1433 Aldridge, POR 62 544 291 1382 Westbrook, OKC 60 450 406 1327 Bargnani, TOR 56 467 237 1237

AVG 28.4 26.3 26.2 25.5 25.3 25.1 24.9 24.6 23.1 23.0 22.9 22.7 22.3 22.1 22.1

Continued from D1 “If football were to go away, I don’t think interest pours into another sport,” said Robert Boland, a professor of sports business who specializes in antitrust law and collective bargaining at New York University. “I think it diffuses rather than splashes. I think it goes in a million places rather than one. That’s why it will be hard for somebody to capitalize on it.” The boost to NFL competitors will be “mixed,” said Rick Horrow, a visiting expert on sports law at Harvard Law School. And “it will be weighed against the malaise that may set in for the general fan, who may become tired in general” of the labor battles between millionaire players and billionaire owners, he said. Still, experts say, leagues are salivating at the chance to showcase their events outside the enormous shadow of the NFL. Some say baseball’s sagging postseason ratings would likely see the greatest bump, especially if the National Basketball Association’s labor issues also result in a work stoppage. The NBA’s collective bargaining agreement expires this summer. Ratings for two of the past three World Series (the GiantsRangers in 2010 and PhilliesRays in 2008) reached historic lows, about 50 percent below what was typical throughout the 1990s. And because playoff schedules are not yet set, Major League Baseball could target vacant Sunday afternoons for key games. Others say college football would benefit most, as fans desperate for a fix shift their attention to Saturdays, or opportunistic schools or conferences move their games to Sunday af-

through. Meanwhile, Sabbatini and playing partner Kyle Stanley waited and wondered how they had caught up with Kelly. “It was a little bit of dazed and confused,” Sabbatini said. “We’re like, ‘OK, where did he come from?’ And we’re trying to figure out what’s going on.” A South African who lives in Fort Worth, Texas, Sabbatini’s known for his feisty manner and candor on any topic — even Tiger Woods. But nothing has riled him up this week, and he tried to look at the delay as something positive. “Actually, I think maybe that might have helped me slow down a little out there,” he said. “It allowed me to back off a little bit and kind of refocus again. So I think that was a good thing.” Yang birdied the last two holes for a 3-under 67 and moved into a tie for second with Kelly, who shot a roller-coaster 68. Gary Woodland also had a 68 and was fourth, six shots behind. Secondround leader Stanley had a 74 to drop seven strokes back. Sabbatini, who changed put-

ters this week, made birdie putts of 2, 40, 12, 18 and 18 feet. “I’ve been putting well all year; I just didn’t feel like I was making anything,” he said. “Sometimes just changing the look of things, changing the feel of things, can kind of just spur something.” With his new mallet-style putter, Sabbatini had the lowest round for the second day in a row after tying the tournament course record with a 64 Friday. Sabbatini has won five PGA Tour titles, most recently at the 2009 Byron Nelson Championship. But he’s perhaps best known for once calling Woods “more beatable than ever,” long before the sex scandal that sent Woods’ career off track. Lee Westwood, who fell to No. 2 in the rankings this week behind Martin Kaymer, was tied for 30th at 4 over after a 75. Westwood must finish alone in third place or better to regain the top ranking next week. First-round leader Spencer Levin was tied for 16th at 2 over after a 73.

ternoons. During the 1982 strike, the networks aired some Division III contests. “The importance now shifts to college football,” said Wayne McDonnell, a former Madison Square Garden executive and sports management professor at New York University. “Nothing is going to replace the NFL, but college football is pretty close . . . I wouldn’t be a bit surprised, if the NFL can’t get its act together, for college football to try to take advantage in a lot of ways.” “If the NFL does not play their games, that will create a little void and I suspect the interest in college football will increase,” said Nick Carparelli, the Big East’s senior associate commissioner. “But I do not expect, if there is an NFL work stoppage, that colleges will contemplate moving their games to Sundays. Saturday in the fall is a college football institution. . . a great tradition.” There also would be major competitive and logistical issues to consider, according to Randy Eaton, the University of Maryland’s senior associate athletic director and chief financial officer. “You start having to look at the competitive advantages and disadvantages of going Sunday-Saturday, as opposed to SaturdaySaturday with your team,” Eaton said. “There would be some major conundrums that would be had. Last year when we moved the Navy game from Saturday to Monday, Navy just had a nightmare because so many of their fans travel from out of town.” NASCAR already occupies a Sunday afternoon television slot, and it historically has been blistered in head-to-head competition with the NFL’s regular season. An increase in viewership would be expected; the only question is whether it would be a

meaningful boost. NASCAR has seen its ratings shrink in recent years, and no one doubts its face-offs with the NFL have contributed. In 2004, it created a 10-race playoff and finally was rewarded with a nailbiting finish last year when three drivers were in contention on the last weekend. Yet that Nov. 21 finale earned just a 3.3 rating (5.6 million average viewers) as it went up against Week 11 of the NFL season — which included clashes between New England and Indianapolis, Green Bay and Minnesota, and the Jets and Houston. Earlier this year, NASCAR officials said they would move start times from 1 p.m. to 2 or 3 to avoid competing directly with NFL games. “NASCAR has the greatest opportunity for gain,” Powers said. “They lose to the NFL. If the NFL is not there, they control those slots.” The NHL also could make strides as it seeks to reclaim its stature as one of the nation’s four major sports, while niche sports such as figure skating and downhill skiing might also see occasional prime weekend airtime. The Sunday NFL slot is considered so sacred that some speculate that no matter what substitute is provided — whether it’s college football or a figure skating exhibition — some fans will seek out non-sport substitutes or turn off the television rather than tolerate what they would consider second-hand offerings. “I don’t know that anybody is simply going to double-down on baseball or double-down on NASCAR,” Boland said. “I think some might say ‘I’m just going to hold on to my money.’. . .The NFL is the singular cultural marker of America. All of the others compete on a different scale for percentages and pockets.”

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Lindsey Vonn speeds down the course on her way to a second-place finish during a women’s World Cup downhill race in Tarvisio, Italy, Saturday.

Vonn clinches fourth straight downhill title By Andrew Dampf The Associated Press

TARVISIO, Italy — Here’s a measure of Lindsey Vonn’s strength in the downhill: She no longer bothers to celebrate the season-long championship. She won the downhill crown for the fourth consecutive year Saturday by finishing second to Sweden’s Anja Paerson. A day earlier, Vonn clinched her second straight super-combined title. She now has 11 World Cup championships for her career, with another possibly on the way in today’s super-G. This latest title hardly prompted a ski-dancing display in the snow as was the case Saturday. Instead, Vonn appeared upset when she crossed the line, a distant 0.73 seconds behind. Still, she wasn’t about to take this milestone for granted. “You can never expect any titles,” she said. “Nothing is given to you and you have to fight for every point and every place, and this year I wasn’t able to win as many times as last year, so it definitely wasn’t easy. Maria gave me a run for my money and I had to keep fighting hard the whole season.” Elisabeth Goergl, who won gold in the superG and downhill at last month’s world championships, finished 1.17 back in third. Tina Maze, Friday’s super-combined winner, was fourth on

Janka wins giant slalom 10 days after heart surgery KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia — Olympic champion Carlo Janka of Switzerland won a men’s World Cup giant slalom race on Saturday, 10 days after having surgery to correct an irregular heartbeat. French teenager Alexis Penturault had a blistering second run to jump from 16th to second, trailing Janka by 0.02 seconds, while world GS champion Ted Ligety of the United states was 0.12 back in third. a sunny, cool day and on a shortened course because of curtailed training on the upper section. Vonn’s runner-up finish gave her an insurmountable 143-point lead in the downhill standings over German rival Maria Riesch, who finished sixth but remains the overall leader. Vonn trails Riesch by just 136 points in the overall standings with seven races remaining. But even if Vonn’s streak of three consecutive overall titles ends, the American can console herself with two — and perhaps three — discipline titles. “If I don’t win, it just gives me more motivation to come back and really step it up next year,” Vonn said.

Recruiting Continued from D1 With Nike and Under Armour sponsoring teams and ESPNU providing coverage, seven-on-seven football, which is played with no helmets, pads or linemen, has grown quickly in the past three years. Michel plays for the South Florida Express, which attracted more than 190 players and about 40 reporters for its first day of tryouts in February. Seven-on-seven, once a niche offseason sport run by high schools to keep players in shape, concerns coaches who fear its potential to develop a recruiting culture similar to basketball’s. Many top basketball players are controlled by unscrupulous third parties and street agents. “Crossroads is probably an appropriate word,” said Urban Meyer, the former University of Florida coach. “College football is doing great, and it’s the second-mostpopular sport in the country, but there’s some things we have to get our arms around.” The main concern, shared by Meyer, Texas coach Mack Brown, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly and many prominent high school coaches, is the proliferation of third parties and street agents. Those third parties are showing up in the form of nonscholastic seven-onseven teams and offseason trainers as football drifts from its high school roots. “The seven-on-seven stuff concerns me,” Kelly said. “It does have an appearance of separating from the high school coach. In football, the head football coach is still relevant. I don’t know if that’s the case in basketball.” The situation has also caught the NCAA’s attention. “I think the outside third parties for both sports are a huge concern,” said Rachel Newman Baker, the NCAA director for agent, gambling and amateurism activities. “They really are the problem, from multiple levels. They have studentathletes’ and their families’ ears.” Those fears were realized last week when the University of Oregon admitted to paying $25,000 to Will Lyles, who runs a Houstonbased scouting service. He essentially directed the recruitment of the freshman tailback Lache Seastrunk. The Ducks also paid $3,745 to Baron Flenory, who runs Badger Sports Elite seven-on-seven camps. The payments, first reported by Yahoo, were cleared by Oregon’s compliance department.

Although technically within NCAA rules, the payments were seen as a sign that football’s recruiting model is becoming more like basketball’s, in which college coaches are beholden to third parties. “We’re starting to see the surgical removal of high school football coaches from recruiting,” said Chris Merritt, the coach at Columbus High School in Miami. “The sport of football is slowly turning into basketball, from the street agents to AAU-type football.” That presents challenges for some college coaches. Lyles reportedly accompanied Seastrunk on some visits to colleges, including Texas. Brown, the longtime Texas coach, declined to comment on Lyles but said that he had refused to deal with street agents. “I’m sure that it’s hurt us on some players,” Brown said. “But I also feel like until everything gets legitimized, I don’t want a player on our team who I don’t know who the parents are. I don’t know who he’s listening to. If you get an agent involved in your program, then he’s involved. That scares me. I worry some about the street agents.” Brown said he had seen cases in which a street agent who was involved with a high schooler had ties to professional agents or attempted to become the player’s agent. “I’ve seen it on three kids each of the last two years,” Brown said. “So far, that’s not a big enough impact on us to change our lives.” Before leaving Florida in December, Meyer said, he saw a change. “In the last year and a half, it’s accelerated to the point where at least every day or every other day we were having discussions about third parties and how to handle situations that weren’t there several years ago,” he said. Seeing high school players tied to professional agents is common in basketball, as agents have long sponsored or been involved with summer teams. Newman Baker of the NCAA said the flurry of agentrelated scandals last summer at North Carolina, South Carolina and Alabama raised an alarm. “That is not new news to me,” she said of third parties with ties to NFL agents in high school football. “And obviously that’s a concern for us, especially given what we’ve been through in the last year in that area as well.” Brett Goetz coaches the Express, one of the country’s elite teams. He works in financial services and has run the Express as a hobby for four years. Goetz is proud of have built it into a model program in terms

of publicity, talent and on-field success. He welcomed the NCAA to the February tryout; the organization has been sending representatives around the country to better understand the seven-on-seven phenomenon. Goetz said he operated his program with integrity and transparency, but that he was not naive to perceptions of the sport. “There’s a big black cloud hanging over this whole thing that makes me uncomfortable,” he said. “It seems like it’s evolving too fast.” A scene on the second day of the tryout offered a window into seven-on-seven’s power. One of Goetz’s assistants, Jon Drummond, put Miramar High cornerback Tracy Howard on the phone with assistant coaches at Miami and Florida. Howard is a junior, so college coaches cannot call him. But it is legal for Drummond to connect coaches with Howard, the country’s top cornerback prospect. Asked if college coaches need to court their seven-on-seven counterparts the way they talk to high school coaches, Drummond said, “They better.” “I think it’s just as important as high school football,” Drummond said of seven-on-seven. “It makes recruiting easier. You don’t have to search for coaches; they search for you.” High school coaches scoff at that notion because they do not consider seven-on-seven real football. Yet South Florida coaches are concerned that players will transfer to schools through coaches they meet playing seven-on-seven. Jeff Bertani, the coach at North Miami Beach, said it contributed to the region’s Wild West recruiting reputation. “The street agents are now going by the terms of seven-on-seven coaches,” he said, referring to no one in particular. “Before, these guys were advisers and mentors. Now they can say, ‘I’m coaching the team.’” For top recruits like Michel and Howard, they see only the benefits of playing top competition and traveling. They loved playing for Goetz. “When you do good in sevenon-seven, you get more recruiting hype,” Michel said. “That’s what got my name out there.” But for college football recruiting to avoid ending up like basketball’s, Meyer said, no magic solution or NCAA legislation exists. “There’s a lot of people wondering how we can control this,” he said. “It’s not an easy question to answer.”

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THE BULLETIN requires computer advertisers with multiple ad schedules or those selling multiple systems/ software, to disclose the name of the business or the term "dealer" in their ads. Brand new in box Remington Private party advertisers are 700-SPS, 300 Ultra mag, defined as those who sell one $600 new, $500 firm. computer. 541-447-1595. Browning automatic .22 rifle. Made in Belgium. Nice condition. Collectors item. $450. 541-593-7483 BROWNING O/U Cynergy Sporting Edition, 30” barrel, 12 ga. like new cond. $1700 obo. 541-420-2741. Cammo Romanian AK-47, extras, $650; Glock 10mm, model 29, 350 rounds, 4 clips, $600, 541-771-3222.


Misc. Items Aquarium, 6-sided, 30 gallon, vertical, upright, all accessories, $45, 541-389-8237.

NEED TO CANCEL OR PLACE YOUR AD? The Bulletin Classifieds has an "After Hours" Line Call 383-2371 24 hrs. to cancel or place your ad!

PURSES: Pendleton, $50; (2) Fossil w/long straps, new $50 ea. 503-933-0814, local Snow Boots, Bass women’s size 6, leather uppers, new $40. 503-933-0814, local. The Bulletin Offers Free Private Party Ads • 3 lines - 3 days • Private Party Only • Total of items advertised must equal $200 or Less • Limit one ad per month • 3-ad limit for same item advertised within 3 months 541-385-5809 • Fax 541-385-5802 Wanted - paying cash for Hi-fi audio & studio equip. McIntosh, JBL, Marantz, Dynaco, Heathkit, Sansui, Carver, NAD, etc. Call 541-261-1808


Tools Chain Saw, Homelite, incl accessories & case, great cond, $200. 503-933-0814 local Table Saw, Craftsman, 10”, stand, blades, new motor, $115, 541-504-8316. Tool Box, rollaway Craftsman, multiple drawers, black, $200. 503-933-0814 local


Building Materials Bend Habitat RESTORE Building Supply Resale Quality at LOW PRICES 740 NE 1st 312-6709 Open to the public . BERBER CARPET, 15x14.9, new, tan. $145. Installation available. 541-388-0871.


CASH!! For Guns, Ammo & Reloading Supplies. 541-408-6900.

Curios & Shooters: 1873 Springfield, S&W’s pre-1900, Daisy Liberator! 2 S&W 19-4s, more. 541-678-1963 Fly Reel, Pflueger, auto-wind, never used, $60. Call 503-933-0814, local Fly Rod, Cortland brand, with case, $75 or best offer. 503-933-0814, local. GUNS Buy, Sell, Trade 541-728-1036.

Hard-shell locking case for gun or fishing rod, $30 503-933-0814, local Juniper Rim Game Preserve - Brothers, OR Pheasants (both roosters/hens) & Chukars, all on special! 541-419-3923; 541-419-8963

BUYING AND SELLING All gold jewelry, silver and gold coins, bars, rounds, wedding sets, class rings, sterling silver, coin collect, vintage watches, dental gold. Bill Fleming, 541-382-9419.

Find It in The Bulletin Classifieds! 541-385-5809

Buying Diamonds /Gold for Cash SAXON'S FINE JEWELERS

541-389-6655 BUYING Lionel/American Flyer trains, accessories. 541-408-2191.

Weatherby Vanguard 7mm Mag., Leupold 3.5x10 scope, like new, $850; Ruger M77 300 Mag, Nikon 4.5x14 scope, stainless, $850; HK USP 45 auto, $700; Ruger MKII 22 pistol, auto, stainless, $300, Marlin 22 auto, SOLD; 14 gun Gun safe, still on shipping pallet, SOLD; All are like new, 541-815-5618. Western Field 16 ga. pump shotgun, excellent condition, $100. 541-508-8475


Sporting Goods - Misc. Columbia 2-person tent, “Lost Lake,” never used, extra stakes/poles, $90. Portable sling hammock, $45. Call 541-771-9551

• A cord is 128 cu. ft. 4’ x 4’ x 8’

Cabinet Refacing & Refinishing. Save Thousands! Most jobs completed in 5 days or less. Best Pricing in the Industry.

name, phone, price and kind of wood purchased. • Firewood ads MUST include species and cost per cord to better serve our customers.

All Year Dependable Firewood: Split lodgepole, $90 for 1/2 cord; $160 for 1; or $300 for 2. Bend del. Cash Check Visa/MC 541-420-3484


The Bulletin DRY JUNIPER FIREWOOD $175 per cord, split. Half cords available, too! Immediate delivery available. Call 541-408-6193 Dry, split Elm/Poplar Mix, you haul from Prineville, I will help load, buy any amount at $98/cord rate, hardwood mix (locusts, birch, maple) $145/ cord rate, 541-420-3906 Look at: for Complete Listings of Area Real Estate for Sale SEASONED JUNIPER: $150/cord rounds, $170 per cord split. Delivered in Central Oregon. Since 1970, Call eves. 541-420-4379 msg.

FREE HORSE MANURE, WE LOAD, YOU HAUL. HAVE LOTS! 541-390-1725. Have Gravel Will Travel! Cinders, topsoil, fill material, etc. Excavation & septic systems. Call Abbas Construction CCB#78840, 541-548-6812.

Carpet, indoor/outdoor, self stick backing, green/grey, 1000 sq.ft avail, $.50/sq.ft., great for RV’s, 541-388-0871

"Quick Cash Special" 1 week 3 lines $10 bucks or 2 weeks $16 bucks! Ad must include price of item or Call Classifieds at 541-385-5809 GENERATE SOME excitement in your neigborhood. Plan a garage sale and don't forget to advertise in classified! 385-5809.


Look What I Found!

You'll find a little bit of everything in The Bulletin's daily garage and yard sale section. From clothes to collectibles, from housewares to hardware, classified is always the first stop for cost-conscious consumers. And if you're planning your own garage or yard sale, look to the classifieds to bring in the buyers. You won't find a better place for bargains!

Call Classifieds: 385-5809 or Fax 385-5802



FOUND BIBLE - Boyd Acres Rd, last week of Feb. Call to identify: 541-420-0517 FOUND trailer hitch with ball near Post Office in Bend. 541-389-9503. Irish Beer Stein, Tumalo Road, Sunday 2/27, around 12 pm, Call to ID, 541-389-7373 LOST CAT, March 2nd. Female multi-colored cat, 1 notched ear, Hwy 20 East & Frederick Butte Rd. $50 reward offered. Call 541-419-2074

Estate Sales


Sales Northeast Bend For newspaper delivery questions, call Circulation Dept. 541-385-5800

Non-commercial advertisers can place an ad for our


Lost and Found


To place an ad, call 541-385-5809 or email


Forum Center, Bend 541-617-8840

Gardening Supplies & Equipment


• Laminate from .79¢ sq.ft. • Hardwood from $2.99 sq.ft.

Your Backyard Birdfeeding Specialists!

LOST Mickey Mouse Silver Anniversary watch, Feb. 21?? Please call 541-617-8710 REMEMBER: If you have lost an animal don't forget to check The Humane Society in Bend, 382-3537 or Redmond, 923-0882 or Prineville, 447-7178

Wood Floor Super Store

Dining Canopy, heavy duty, fitted canvas top, $55. 503-933-0814, local .

SUPER TOP SOIL 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.

• Receipts should include,

Instant Landscaping Co. PROMPT DELIVERY 541-389-9663

Spring Chinook!

Wanted: Collector seeks high quality fishing items. Call 541-678-5753, 503-351-2746

To avoid fraud, The Bulletin recommends payment for Firewood only upon delivery and inspection.

Hardwood Outlet

Remington 700 Classic 221 Fireball, $475. Win Model 97 cowboy-action ready, $575. Win Model 97 original, $650. 541-410-9244. Fish with Captain Greg, Portland area, March-May. $100 per person. 30-ft boat with cabin. Call 541-379-0362


Lawnmower, Craftsman, rear bag, runs great, $75. 503-933-0814, local


Heating and Stoves NOTICE TO ADVERTISER Since September 29, 1991, advertising for used woodstoves has been limited to models which have been certified by the Oregon De- Lawnmower, John Deere selfpartment of Environmental propelled, rear bag, used 4x, Quality (DEQ) and the fed$200. 503-933-0814, local eral Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as having Riding Garden Tractor, Scott’s met smoke emission stan(made by John Deere), 20hp, dards. A certified woodstove 48” cut, $900/best offer. Call can be identified by its certi541-604-1808 fication label, which is permanently attached to the Find exactly what stove. The Bulletin will not you are looking for in the knowingly accept advertising for the sale of uncertified CLASSIFIEDS woodstoves.

HH FREE HH Garage Sale Kit Place an ad in The Bulletin for your garage sale and receive a Garage Sale 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 PICK UP YOUR GARAGE SALE KIT AT: 1777 SW Chandler Ave. Bend, OR 97702


Sales Other Areas DON'T FORGET to take your signs down after your garage sale and be careful not to place signs on utility poles!

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541-385-5809 or go to AD PLACEMENT DEADLINES


Monday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Noon Sat. Tuesday . . . . . . . . . . . . . Noon Mon. Wednesday. . . . . . . . . . . Noon Tues. Thursday. . . . . . . . . . . . Noon Wed. Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Noon Thurs. Saturday Real Estate . . . . 11:00am Fri. Saturday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3:00 Fri. Sunday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Noon Sat.

Starting at 3 lines *UNDER $500 in total merchandise 7 days . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10.00 14 days . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $16.00

Place a photo in your private party ad for only $15.00 per week.

Garage Sale Special

OVER $500 in total merchandise 4 days . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $17.50 7 days . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $23.00 14 days . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $32.50 28 days . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $60.50

4 lines for 4 days. . . . . . . . . $20.00

(call for commercial line ad rates)

*Must state prices in ad

A Payment Drop Box is available at Bend City Hall. CLASSIFICATIONS BELOW MARKED WITH AN (*) REQUIRE PREPAYMENT as well as any out-of-area ads. The Bulletin reserves the right to reject any ad at any time

CLASSIFIED OFFICE HOURS: MON.-FRI. 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. SATURDAY by telephone 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

is located at: 1777 S.W. Chandler Ave., Bend, Oregon 97702

PLEASE NOTE; Check your ad for accuracy the first day it appears. Please call us immediately if a correction is needed. We will gladly accept responsibility for one incorrect insertion. The publisher reserves the right to accept or reject any ad at anytime, classify and index any advertising based on the policies of these newspapers. The publisher shall not be liable for any advertisement omitted for any reason. Private Party Classified ads running 7 or more days will publish in the Central Oregon Marketplace each Tuesday.

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Farm Equipment and Machinery John Deere 10’ seed drill, grass & grain and fertilizer boxes, double disk, excellent cond., $3250 OBO. 541-419-2713. People Look for Information About Products and Services Every Day through

The Bulletin Classifieds

John Deere Tractor Model 770 1990, with canopy; JD model 70 loader; JD 513 rotary cutter; Rankin box scraper & 1000-lb forks, excellent condition, 800 hrs, $9000 all. 541-318-6161 Need help ixing stuff around the house? Call A Service Professional and ind the help you need.

NH 1499 Haybine, 12’ header, field ready, exc. cond., extra parts, $16,500. Rears Pak Tank 100 gal. sprayer with 16’ booms and hand nozzle, $950. IH 470 16’ disk $1800. IH 145 4-bottom Hyd. reset rollover plow $4500. 18’ 3 pt. Tine Harrow, $1150. 541-475-6539. UPCOMING AUCTIONS March thru May. Check our website after March 1 for photos, locations and item lists. or 541-923-6261


Hay, Grain and Feed First cutting Alfalfa, $165/ton; (2nd cutting avail.) Orchard grass, $135/ton. Feeder hay, $115/ton. Small bales, Madras area. 541-390-2678

The Bulletin To Subscribe call 541-385-5800 or go to Wheat Straw: Certified & Bedding Straw & Garden Straw; Barley Straw; Compost; 541-546-6171. Advertise your car! Add A Picture! Reach thousands of readers!

Call 541-385-5809 The Bulletin Classifieds


Horses and Equipment 200 ACRES BOARDING Indoor/outdoor arenas, stalls, & pastures, lessons & kid’s programs. 541-923-6372








Horses and Equipment

Employment Opportunities

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READY FOR A CHANGE? Don't just sit there, let the Classified Help Wanted column find a new challenging job for you.

WANTED: Horse or utility trailers for consignment or purchase. KMR Trailer Sales, 541-389-7857


Livestock & Equipment 3-A Livestock Supplies • Panels • Gates • Feeders Now galvanized! • 6-Rail 12 ft. panels, $101 • 6-Rail 16 ft. panels, $117 Custom sizes available 541-475-1255

Check out the classiieds online Updated daily


Farmers Column 10X20 STORAGE BUILDINGS for protecting hay, firewood, livestock etc. $1461 Installed. 541-617-1133. CCB #173684. Looking for your next employee? Place a Bulletin help wanted ad today and reach over 60,000 readers each week. Your classified ad will also appear on which currently receives over 1.5 million page views every month at no extra cost. Bulletin Classifieds Get Results! Call 385-5809 or place your ad on-line at Just bought a new boat? Sell your old one in the classiieds! Ask about our Super Seller rates! 541-385-5809


Meat & Animal Processing Angus Beef, 1/2 or whole, grain-fed, no hormones $3.10/lb., hanging weight, cut & wrap included. Please call 541-383-2523. Call The Bulletin At 541-385-5809. Place Your Ad Or E-Mail At: Holstein Steer, 1500 Lb., grain fed 120 days, 2 yrs old., $1/lb live weight. 541-480-3900.


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Schools and Training Advertise and Reach over 3 million readers in the Pacific Northwest! 30 daily newspapers, six states. 25-word classified $525 for a 3-day ad. Call (916) 288-6010; (916) 288-6019 or visit pndc.cfm for the Pacific Northwest Daily Connection. (PNDC) AIRLINES ARE HIRING - Train for high paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified - Housing available. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance. 1-877-804-5293. (PNDC) ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home. *Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Accounting, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if qualified. Call 866-688-7078 (PNDC) Oregon Contractor License Education Home Study Format. $169 Includes ALL Course Materials Call COBA (541) 389-1058



Ads published in "Employment Opportunities" include employee and independent positions. Ads for positions that require a fee or upfront investment must be stated. With any independent job opportunity, please investigate thoroughly. Use extra caution when applying for jobs online and never provide personal information to any source you may not have researched and deemed to be reputable. Use extreme caution when responding to ANY online employment ad from out-of-state. We suggest you call the State of Oregon Consumer Hotline at 1-503-378-4320 For Equal Opportunity Laws: Oregon Bureau of Labor & Industry, Civil Rights Division, 503-731-4075 If you have any questions, concerns or comments, contact: Shawn Antoni, Classified Dept , The Bulletin

541-617-7825 Advertise in 30 Daily newspapers! $525/25-words, 3days. Reach 3 million classified readers in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Washington & Utah. (916) 288-6019 email: for the Pacific Northwest Daily Connection. (PNDC)

Alcohol/Drug (AOD) Counselor

TRUCK SCHOOL Redmond Campus Student Loans/Job Waiting Toll Free 1-888-438-2235


Looking for Employment I provide housekeeping & caregiving svcs, & have 20+ yrs experience. 541-508-6403

Full-time benefited position. CADC II required. Master's preferred. Will be working with medical community to increase treatment access. Position includes doing ASAM assessments, treatment planning, groups, & individual services for a variety of referral sources. Flexible hours. Relocation assistance available. Supportive work environment. Send resume to: Lutheran Community Services, 365 NE Court St., Prineville, OR 97754 or Fax to: 541-416-0991. Email: Closing 3/12/2011 Bookkeeper - Full-Charge being sought to join our rapidly expanding company in the lumber industry. Position requires a minimum five years experience in bookkeeping/ accounting with verifiable references - QUICKBOOKS A MUST. Send Resume to

Court Administrator $42,418 - $59,801 Full Benefits Professional Mgmt., Regular, Full-time This position is located in Chiloquin. For more information contact: The Klamath Tribes PO Box 436 Chiloquin, OR 97624 541-783-2219 x 113 CRUISE THROUGH Classified when you're in the market for a new or used car.

CUSTOMER SERVICE Delivery/Driver No Associated Fees Lincare, a leading national Enjoy this unique and interestrespiratory company, seeks ing position and the associcaring ated training. Are you interService Representative. ested in providing feedback Service patients in their to a Fortune 50 company homes for oxygen & equipspecific to store conditions ment needs. Warm personand service levels? Hourly alities, age 21+ who can lift rate for driving time, obserup to 120 lbs. should apply. vation time, report time apMust have CDL with plies. Mileage reimbursed HAZMAT. Growth opportunibased on distance associties are excellent. Drug-free ated with assignments. For workplace. EOE. Please fax additional information and to resume to 541-382-8358. submit an on line application visit: DENTAL ASSISTANT No Associated Fees Seeking person w/great personality & work ethic.Must be X-Ray certified. Benefits. The Bulletin Classifieds is your Please call 541-504-0880 Employment Marketplace between 10-3 pm. or eves. at 541-977-3249 until 8 p.m. Call 541-385-5809 today!


NOW TAKING BIDS for Contract Haulers, delivering bundles of newspapers from Bend to LaGrande, Oregon. There is a possibility of more runs in the future. Must have own vehicle with license and insurance and the capability to haul up to 8000 lbs. Candidates must also be able to lift up to 50 lbs. physically. Selected candidates will be independently contracted. For more info contact James Baisinger at COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR JEFFERSON COUNTY, OREGON Jefferson County, Madras, Oregon is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Community Development Director. Under the direction of the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners and the County Administrative Officer, this position is responsible for the overall operation of the land use planning services for Jefferson County to include building code permits, plumbing, electrical and inspections, nuisance abatement and code enforcement. Additionally, prepares and updates the Jefferson County Zoning Ordinance, Zone Map, Comprehensive Plan and the processing of all land use applications; providing staff support and professional advice to the Planning Commission, Hearings Officer, County Administrative Officer and to the Board of County Commissioners. The ideal candidate will possess considerable knowledge of business administration, office procedure and supervisory techniques. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of urban and rural County planning and zoning; federal, state and local regulations on county planning and zoning. Proven ability to manage the most complex and controversial public review items. At-hand knowledge of state and local land use hearing procedures and rules and the ability to successfully manage planning projects. Possession of or the ability to obtain membership in the American Institute of Professional Planners preferred. Salary $68,201 to $78,331 yr. (based on 40 hrs/week) For application and complete job description go to, or contact Human Resources at (541) 325-5002. Position is open until filled with first review March 21st, 2011.

Need Seasonal help? Need Part-time help? Need Full-time help? Advertise your open positions. The Bulletin Classifieds

DIETARY MANAGER Front Desk Position Full time front desk agent, 65 bed assisted living and 42 bed nursing facility seeking a exp. pref. Call 541-383-3776 Dietary Manager. CDM and from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm, or ServSafe Cert. preferred, apply in person at Days Inn, should have previous man849 NE 3rd St., Bend. agement and culinary experience. Excellent supervisory, The Bulletin organizational, and communication skills required. is your Apply in person at: Employment Marketplace 127 SE Wilson Ave., Bend Call (Mon.-Fri. 8:30am-4:40pm)

541-385-5809 LOOKING FOR A JOB? FREE Job Search Assistance Our experienced Employment Specialists can assist in your search! Serving all of Central Oregon. Call or come see us at: 322-7222 or 617-8946 61315 S. Hwy 97 Bend, OR


We're the local dog. We better be good. We'd be even better with you! Join this opportunity to be a part of a highly Stable, Collaborative, and Fun Environment! Bend Broadband has been a Local Company since 1955. We are in search of people who are forward thinking, open to change, excited by challenge, and committed to making things happen. In every position of our organization we take time to listen to our customers, understand their specific needs, propose realistic solutions, and exceed their expectations.

Business Continuity Project Manager We are looking for an experienced candidate to manage business continuity and disaster recovery planning, implementation and adherence. This position will manage strategic and/or operational projects as part of the Project Management Office. Experience in managing BC/DR plans with Professional Project Management education; PMP certification is a plus.

Security Administrator Are you interested in preserving BendBroadband's promise to our Data Center Customers by providing a safe and secure environment? We are interested in candidates with office/administrative experience that can multi-task Security responsibilities along with facility, customer service, and professionalism needs. High attention to detail is a must. View full job descriptions and apply online at BendBroadband is a drug free workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage minorities, women, and people with disabilities to apply.

to advertise!

General Central Oregon Community College

has openings listed below. Go to to view details & apply online. Human Resources, Metolius Hall, 2600 NW College Way, Bend OR 97701; (541)383 7216. For hearing/speech impaired, Oregon Relay Services number is 7-1-1. COCC is an AA/EO employer. Instructional Dean (2 Positions) Provide leadership and administrative oversight to faculty and staff in a range of instructional areas and provide highly responsible and complex support to the Vice President for Instruction. Requires Master's + exp. $75,798-$90,235/yr. Open Until Filled Extended Learning Dean Responsible for delivering distinctive continuing education programs marked by quality & responsiveness to regional, state, & industry training & economic development opportunities. Requires Master's degree & experience. $75,798-$90,235. Deadline3/23/11. Network Administrator Responsible for the day-to-day hands-on functioning of the College local and wide-area data/video/voice networks including troubleshooting routers, hubs, switches, bridges and communication lines. $54,482-$63,958. Deadline3/21/11.

General DO YOU NEED A GREAT EMPLOYEE RIGHT NOW? Call The Bulletin before noon and get an ad in to publish the next day! 385-5809. VIEW the Classifieds at:

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EMPLOYMENT 410 - Private Instruction 421 - Schools and Training 454 - Looking for Employment 470 - Domestic & In-Home Positions 476 - Employment Opportunities 486 - Independent Positions

FINANCE AND BUSINESS 507 - Real Estate Contracts 514 - Insurance 528 - Loans and Mortgages 543 - Stocks and Bonds 558 - Business Investments 573 - Business Opportunities




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Hairstylist - Fully licensed for hair, nails & waxing. Recent relevant experience necessary. Hourly/commission. Teresa, 541-382-8449

Need Help? We Can Help! REACH THOUSANDS OF POTENTIAL EMPLOYEES EVERY DAY! Call the Classified Department for more information: 541-385-5809 Heavy Equipment Local Heavy Equipment dealer seeks Heavy equipment field mechanic with a minimum 5 years experience. Must be proficient in all phases of diagnostics and repair. Must have a CDL license and a clean driving record. Hourly position requiring overtime and possible weekend work. Send resume to Box 16338070, c/o The Bulletin, PO Box 6020, Bend, OR 97708.

High Desert Museum is seeking individuals with enthusiasm and excellent customer service skills to join our café team. Part-time On-Call positions start mid March. Must be able to obtain food handlers card, OLCC license, and available to work flexible days/hours including weekends. • Cashier • Line cook • Dishwasher/busser • Cashier/busser To apply, e-mail cover letter & resume to or print an application from our website at to mail or fax 541-382-5256. No calls, please. Inclusion Facilitator

Join a Winning Team! Part-time position to provide one-on-one or small group support to program participants with special needs, enabling them to enjoy activities in which they would otherwise be unable to participate. Pre-employment drug testing required. EOE. See full details and apply at

Looking for your next employee? Place a Bulletin help wanted ad today and reach over 60,000 readers each week. Your classified ad will also appear on which currently receives over 1.5 million page views every month at no extra cost. Bulletin Classifieds Get Results! Call 385-5809 or place your ad on-line at

Instructional Central Oregon Community College

has openings listed below. Go to to view details & apply online. Human Resources, Metolius Hall, 2600 NW College Way, Bend OR 97701; (541)383 7216. For hearing/speech impaired, Oregon Relay Services number is 7-1-1. COCC is an AA/EO employer.

Medical Certified Medical Assistant and/or LPN needed for a busy and progressive primary care clinic. We are looking for experienced, energetic and confident team members who have the knowledge and personality to give outstanding care to our patients. Our organization is staffing for new providers joining our clinic and we will be moving into a brand new site in Bend this Fall.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR POSITIONS The following faculty positions begin fall 2011 at pay range $38,209-$46,309 for 9 months/yr. Master's degree required.

Candidates need to be able to work with multiple providers and be very detailed. Medical Triage, injections, vitals, EKG’s and PFT knowledge is required. This is a full time position 5/8 ‘s with benefits.

Health Information Technology Provide instruction & program coordination in well established accredited HIT Program. O p e n U n t il F ill e d .

Please send cover letter and resume to Box 16334092, c/o The Bulletin, PO Box 6020, Bend, OR 97708.

Computer Information Systems Provide instruction in CIS to support overall curriculum. D e a d li n e 3 / 6 / 1 1 Business- General Provide instruction in business administration. D e a d li n e 3 / 6 / 1 1 Medical AssistingProgram Director/Instructor Provide instruction & program coordination in established Medical Assisting Program. D e a d li n e 3 / 6 / 1 1 . Psychology Teach multiple sections of undergraduate level psychology courses within social sciences dept. D e a d li n e 3 / 6 / 1 1. Outdoor Leadership - HHP Provide instruction in adventure / outdoor education, recreation leadership, & backcountry & first aid skills. D e a d li n e 3 / 1 7 / 1 1 Nursing Program Director Instructor Provide instruction & program coordination in established Nursing Program. D e a d li n e 3/20/11.

Medical Receptionist/ MA: Respected Internal Medicine Practice in Bend has part-time opening, 20+ hrs/week. Successful candidate must have experience in medical office setting & EMR skill set. Preferred candidate will additionally be able to take vital signs, and do basic back office tasks. Strong multi-tasking & organizational skills are a must. Competitive salary. Fax resume Attn: Nita, 541-389-2662.

Mental Health Services Utilization Manager For Accountable Behavioral Health Alliance. Full time position in public sector managed behavioral health organization. Details, including interview dates, on website. Position located in Bend, OR. Responsible for Mental Health Acute Care UM for Crook, Jefferson and Deschutes counties. Requires min. 3 yrs. of related exp., master's level Oregon clinical license. Starting salary range $55K-$65K; excellent benefits; relocation assistance possible. Call (541) 257-2180 or visit our website

Composition Provide instruction in composi- Network Engineer: Cascade tion with emphasis on techNetworking is seeking a full nical writing. Deadline time network engineer. Visit 3/20/11. to apply. Automotive Provide instruction in automotive technology in the CertifiThe Bulletin cate & Degree Programs. Recommends extra caution Deadline3/23/11. when purchasing products or services from out of the Human Development area. Sending cash, checks, Provide instruction in human or credit information may development for the social be subjected to F R A U D. science dept. Deadline For more information about 3/29/11. an advertiser, you may call the Oregon State Attorney General’s Office Consumer Protection hotline at Need Seasonal help? 1-877-877-9392.

Need Part-time help? Need Full-time help?

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Nursing Exp. Nurse Manager to share duties in Critical Access Hospital. Work in RN Management team to ensure professional, top quality care. Shared call duties with ability to provide hands on nursing care when necessary. Require strong EMR skills, great communication and supervisory techniques. Must have a min. of 4 years nursing experience, preferably in hospital setting, at least 3 years of supervisory exp. Bachelors degree in nursing or in active pursuit of degree. Prefer experience in a rural environment. Apply to or use online form at For questions call Denise Rose 541-573-5184

Office Manager PT/FT, busy of- Shipping & Receiving Clerk: fice, must have clean apResponsibilities include pullpearance, computer, booking & packaging orders, shipkeeping, Excel and Customer ping in courier software, data Service exp. a must. Apply in entry for incoming & outgoperson only at 1735 NE Hwy ing materials, proper ware20, Bend. housing of materials, and delivering materials to their appropriate destinations. PHARMACY Must possess previous expeTECHNICIAN rience with shipping & receiving, basic computer skills, ability to lift at least 50 lbs., high degree of accuracy, and a positive attitude. Salary DOE. Bi-Mart is seeking an Send Resume to Precise Flight, energetic and friendly indiInc., PO Box 7168, Bend, OR vidual to join our phar97708 or via e-mail to macy staff as a part-time tracy.mcchesney@precisepharmacy technician. Must . be Nationally Certified and retail experience preferred. TRUCK DRIVERS Apply in person at:

Bi-Mart 445 W. Hwy 20 Sisters, Oregon


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Experienced office manager needed for established local business that is a leader in their industry. Responsibilities include oversight of financial activities including sales transaction records, accounts receivable, accounts payable, income statement and balance sheet. Knowledge of Human Resource policy, practices, record keeping and compliance important. Work with multifunctional staff of 5. Strong computer skills important including familiarity with server and network systems. Experienced with a companymanaged website and intranet support systems is also a plus. Must be customer-focused and have strong interpersonal skills required to work with diverse and dynamic 50-person sales organization. Immediate opening with base salary range starting at 45K. Exciting and challenging opportunity. All inquiries handled with complete confidence. Respond to

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST II (11911) – Behavioral Health Division, Seniors’ Program. Temporary, part-time position $3,351 - $4,587 for a 146.77 hour work month (34 hr/ wk). Deadline: TUESDAY, 03/08/11. MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST II (10311) – Behavioral Health Division, Community Assessment Team. Temporary, full-time position $3,942 - $5,397 per month for a 172.67 hour work month. Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED. MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST II (116-11) – Behavioral Health Division, Adult Treatment Team. Temporary, full-time position $3,942 - $5,397 per month for a 172.67 hour work month. Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED. NURSE PRACTITIONER (108-11) – Public Health Division, School Based Health Centers. Part-time position $4,206 - $5,757 per month for a 129.50 hour work month (30 hrs/wk). Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED. PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER (145-10) – Adult Treatment Program, Behavioral Health Division. Half-time position $2,804 - $3,838 per month for an 86.34 hour work month. Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED. TO OBTAIN APPLICATIONS FOR THE ABOVE LISTED POSITIONS APPLY TO: Deschutes County Personnel Dept., 1300 NW Wall Street, Suite 201, Bend, OR 97701 (541) 388-6553. Application and Supplemental Questionnaire (if applicable) required and accepted until 5:00 p.m. on above listed deadline dates. Visit our website at www. 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

Accepting resumes' for truck drivers. Must be willing to go out of town. Two years CDL driving experience required with acceptable DMV record. Successful candidates will maintain a quality, professional service oriented attitude while working in a fast, safe, efficient team manner. Benefits include medical, dental, 401k, paid vacation and holidays. EEO/AAE. Fax resume to 541-749-2024 or e-mail: cmcginley@hookercreek.n et Trucking Currently hiring for CDL A & CDL B Drivers, Maintenance Mechanics & Operators. MUST BE WILLING TO RELOCATE. For app. call John Davis Trucking, Battle Mountain, NV, 866-635-2805 or email or

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Real Estate Contracts LOCAL MONEY We buy secured trust deeds & note, some hard money loans. Call Pat Kelley 541-382-3099 extension 13.


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BANK TURNED YOU DOWN? Private party will loan on real estate equity. Credit, no problem, good equity is all you need. Call now. Oregon Land Mortgage 388-4200.




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Sales - Automotive We are seeking honest, confident communicators with a desire to succeed. Focus will be on no pressure used vehicle sales. No exp. is necessary. We will train the right candidate. Monthly income potential up to $5,000 with commissions, bonuses and incentives. Requires an excellent driving record. Benefits include 401K, medical, dental, vision and paid vacations. Own-a-Car is a subsidiary of Gresham Toyota, a 10-Time President’s Award Winning dealer. We are located on Hwy 97, Redmond. Apply at click on CONTACT US then JOIN OUR TEAM. Apply for “Used Vehicle Sales - Auto Sales - Redmond, Oregon” Security See our website for our available Security positions, along with the 42 reasons to join our team!

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Rooms for Rent Awbrey Heights, furn., no smoking/drugs/pets. $350 +$100 dep. (541) 388-2710. Budget Inn, 1300 S. Hwy 97, 541-389-1448; & Royal Gateway Motel, 475 SE 3rd St., 541-382-5631, Furnished Rooms: 5 days/$150+tax

STUDIOS & KITCHENETTES Furnished room, TV w/ cable, micro. & fridge. Util. & linens. New owners, $145-$165/wk. 541-382-1885

Limited numbers available 1, 2 and 3 bdrms w/d hookups, patios or decks, Mountain Glen, 541-383-9313 Professionally managed by Norris & Stevens, Inc.

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Business Opportunities WARNING The Bulletin recommends that you investigate every phase of investment opportunities, especially those from out-of-state or offered by a person doing business out of a local motel or hotel. Investment offerings must be registered with the Oregon Department of Finance. We suggest you consult your attorney or call CONSUMER HOTLINE, 1-503-378-4320, 8:30-noon, Mon.-Fri. A BEST-KEPT SECRET! Reach over 3 million Pacific Northwest readers with a $525/25-word classified ad in 30 daily newspapers for 3-days. Call (916) 288-6019 regarding the Pacific Northwest Daily Connection or email (PNDC) A Coke & M&M Vending Route! 100% Financing. Do you Earn $2,000/Week? Locations available in Bend. 1-800-367-2106 ext 895

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2-story duplex, later model, very nice 3 Bdrm, 2.5 bath, 1400 sq ft, all appls, small backyd & patio, W/S/G paid, $695/mo. 541-420-5927 3 Bedroom 2.5 bath duplex in NE Redmond. Garage, fenced backyard. $800-$750 + deposit. Call 541-350-0256 or 503-200-0990 for more info. Call about our $99 Special! Studios to 3 bedroom units from $415 to $575. • Lots of amenities. • Pet friendly • W/S/G paid THE BLUFFS APTS. 340 Rimrock Way, Redmond 541-548-8735 Managed by

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Condo / Townhomes For Rent Long term townhomes/homes for rent in Eagle Crest. Appl. included, Spacious 2 & 3 bdrm., with garages, 541-504-7755.


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Fully furnished loft apt. on Wall Street in Bend. All utilities paid and parking. Call 541-389-2389 for appt.

$99 MOVE-IN SPECIAL! 1 & 2 bdrm apts. avail. starting at $575.

Alpine Meadows 541-330-0719 Professionally managed by Norris & Stevens, Inc.

2843 NE Purcell 3 bdrm, 2 bath, all appliances, w/d hook-up, dbl garage, fenced yard, pet cons. $895 Call 382-7727


2 Bdrm 1 bath DUPLEX, w/d hookup, dishwasher, micro, range, fridge. Attach. garage w/opener. W/S/landscaping pd. $675/mo, lease. 1317 NE Noe. 503-507-9182 Beautiful 2 Bdrms in quiet complex, park-like setting. No pets/smoking. Near St. Charles.W/S/G pd; both w/d hkup + laundry facil. $550$595/mo. 541-385-6928.

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A small 1 Bdrm/1 bath duplex, W/S/G paid, $420 + deposits. No smoking/pets, applications at: 38 #2 NW Irving or call 541-389-4902.

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$250 26ft trailer, carpet, propane heat, shared well. 4270 S Canal Blvd $695 2+/2 new carpet, garage w/opener, w/d hookup, gas heat, w/s/g paid. 554 NE Negus Lp $700 2/2 garage w/opener, fireplace, golf community. 3673 SW Bobby Jones Ct


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Small studio close to downtown and Old Mill. $450 mo., dep. $425, all util. paid. no pets. 541-330-9769 or 541-480-7870.

Westside Village Apts. 1459 NW Albany (1/2 off 1st month rent!) Studio $475 2 bdrm $575 3 bdrm $610 Coin-op laundry. W/S/G paid, cat or small dog OK with dep. 541-382-7727 or 388-3113

Clean, energy efficient smoking & non- smoking units, w/patios, 2 on-site laundry rooms, storage units available. Close to schools, pools, skateboard park and, shopping center. Large dog run, some large breeds okay with mgr. approval. & dep. 244 SW RIMROCK WAY Chaparral, 541-923-5008



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330 SE 15th St. ½ off first month rent Close to schools & shopping 1 bdrm, appliances, on-site coin-op laundry, carport, w/s/g paid. $450. 541-382-7727


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562 SE 4th 2 bdrm, all appliances, w/d hook-up, garage, fenced yard, small pet ok. $650 Call 382-7727


Bend's Finest 1, 2 & 3 Bdrm Specials on select apts W/D in each apt. Paid W/S/G 2 Sparkling Pools, A/C, Covered Parking, Billiards, Free DVD Rentals 2 Recreation Ctrs 24 hr fitness, computer labs with internet & more! Call STONEBRIAR APTS.

541-330-5020 Managed by Norris & Stevens

First Month’s Rent Free 130 NE 6th 1-2 bdrm/ 1 bath, W/S/G paid, onsite laundry, no pets, $450-$525+dep. CR Property Management 541-318-1414 First Month’s Rent Free 1761 NE Laredo Way 2 bdrm/ 1.5 bath, single garage, w/d hook-up, w/s/g pd. Small pet neg.$695+dep. CR Property Management 541-318-1414

TERREBONNE $850 3/2 MFD 3 acres, horse property, views, w/d hookups, large deck. 4623 NE Vaughn Ave. $895 1st mo $495! 3/2.5 Views, 1 yr lease, dbl garage, w/opener, fenced, deck. 1423 Barberry CROOKED RIVER RANCH $625 3/2 on 2 acres, covered deck, w/d hookups, extra storage, RV parking. 5757 SW Shad Rd.


Country Terrace 61550 Brosterhous Rd. ½ off first month rent ! 1 Bdrm $425 • 2 Bdrm $495 All appliances, storage, on-site coin-op laundry BEND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT 541-382-7727


Apt./Multiplex SW Bend PARKS AT BROKEN TOP. Nice studio above garage, sep. entry, views! No smoking/ pets. $550/mo. + dep., incl. all util. + TV! 541-610-5242.

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RENTALS 603 - Rental Alternatives 604 - Storage Rentals 605 - Roommate Wanted 616 - Want To Rent 627 - Vacation Rentals & Exchanges 630 - Rooms for Rent 631 - Condo/Townhomes for Rent 632 - Apt./Multiplex General 634 - Apt./Multiplex NE Bend 636 - Apt./Multiplex NW Bend 638 - Apt./Multiplex SE Bend 640 - Apt./Multiplex SW Bend 642 - Apt./Multiplex Redmond 646 - Apt./Multiplex Furnished 648 - Houses for Rent General 650 - Houses for Rent NE Bend 652 - Houses for Rent NW Bend 654 - Houses for Rent SE Bend 656 - Houses for Rent SW Bend 658 - Houses for Rent Redmond 659 - Houses for Rent Sunriver 660 - Houses for Rent La Pine 661 - Houses for Rent Prineville 662 - Houses for Rent Sisters 663 - Houses for Rent Madras 664 - Houses for Rent Furnished 671 - Mobile/Mfd. for Rent 675 - RV Parking 676 - Mobile/Mfd. Space

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Prestigious, fully furnished, 6 bdrm., 3 bath, NW Skyliner, 6 mo. minimum, incl. some utils., $2600/mo, please call 541-944-8638.

$850 – Condo with 2 Master suites each w/own shower & soaker tub. Master suites separated by entertainment or office loft. Large living space approx 1650 sq ft, with eat-kitchen, ½ bath downstairs. Nice upgraded appliances. 2-car garage, access to clubhouse, pool, tennis. Great view of Pilot Butte! ABOVE & BEYOND PROP MGMT - 541-389-8558

3 Bdrm., 3 bath, plus office, new flooring, large lot, 62024 Dean Swift Road. 3 Blocks south of Costco. Pet OK, $850/mo. 541-408-7368 63150 Peale St., Yardley Estates. Available 3/6. 3200 sq ft, 4 Bdrm, 3 baths, 2 car garage, fenced backyard. $1600 /mo. Call Tina, 541-330-6972 Luxury Home: 2490 Sq.ft., 3 bdrm, 2.5 bath, office/den, 3 car garage, fenced, builders own home, loaded w/upgrades, full mtn. views, 2641 NE Jill Ct., $1500/mo., avail. now, 541-420-3557.

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Houses for Rent NW Bend 20744 Northstar $200 off first month 2 bdrm, 2 bath, all appl. + w/d, pellet stove, sunroom, decks, garage, 1112 sq. ft., near park. $850 541-382-7727


1 Bdrm., 1 bath, charming cottage, large yard, quiet neighborhood, 4 minutes to airport, 2881 SW 32nd St., $650/mo, 541-350-8338.

Alpaca Yarn, various colors/ blends/sparkle. 175yds/skein $7.50-8.50 ea. 541-385-4989


2227 SW 23rd St.

Mobile/Mfd. for Rent

$200 off first month rent 3 bdrm, 2 bath, appliances, gas fireplace, utility rm., A/C, 1480 sq. ft., garage, pet considered. $875 month.


3/2 1385 sq. ft., family room, new carpet & paint, nice big yard, dbl. garage w/opener, quiet cul-de-sac. $995 541-480-3393, 541-610-7803 People Look for Information About Products and Services Every Day through

The Bulletin Classifieds 4/2 Mfd 1605 sq.ft., family room with woodstove, new carpet, pad & paint, single garage w/opener. $895/mo. 541-480-3393,541-610-7803

3 Bedroom, 2 bath single level, 1+ acre, water/sewer furnished, large shop, storage sheds. Avail 3/1. $995/mo. Call 541-419-7078 Advertise your car! Add A Picture! Reach thousands of readers!

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61677 Cedarwood Rd. 2 bdrm/ 2 bath, manufactured home, 1056 sq. ft., w/d hook-up, close to park and Old Mill. Pets neg $675+dep. CR Property Management 541-318-1414


On 10 acres, between Sisters & Bend, 3 bdrm., 2 bath, 1484 sq.ft. mfd., family room w/ wood stove, all new carpet & paint, + 1800 sq. ft. shop, fenced for horses, $1195. 541-480-3393, 541-610-7803


Mobile/Mfd. Space

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Office / Warehouse space • 1792 sq ft

Large luxury family home 3/2.5 3200 sq. ft., W/D, fridge, daylight basement, large lot, views, no pets. $1350. 503-720-7268.

Newer 2/1 mfd home on own lot near airport. Large cedar fenced yard, nice deck, separate fenced area for dog. Shed. Avail 4/1. $675 or sell with $5000 down. 541-410-5543 Terrebonne 3 Bedroom, 1 Bath in private, treed setting. Has deck, detached garage and storage, $725/month. Call 541-419-8370; 541-548-4727


Houses for Rent Sunriver A newer 3/2 mfd. home, 1755 sq.ft., living room, family room, new paint, private .5 acre lot near Sunriver, $895. 541-480-3393, 541-610-7803. VILLAGE PROPERTIES Sunriver, Three Rivers, La Pine. Great Selection. Prices range from $425 - $2000/mo. View our full inventory online at 1-866-931-1061

RV-Boat Storage, etc. 36’x42’ with 2 roll-up between Redmond, & bonne. $400/mo. 541-419-1917.

Open Houses Open House Sunday 12 pm-4 pm Light, bright, large rooms, look out to lush green fairway and pine trees in this well manicured area of similar homes. Updates 2 bdrm, 2 bath, 1879 sq.ft. Timeless classic neighborhood. MLS #201100700 $289,900. Directions: Knott Rd. to Mtn High Subdivision gate: left at gate to Willow Creek entrance, follow signs; 60717 Willow Creek Lp. Sue Conrad, Broker CRS 541-480-6621

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The Bulletin offers a LOWER, MORE AFFORDABLE Rental rate! If you have a home to rent, call a Bulletin Classified Rep. to get the new rates and get your ad started ASAP! 541-385-5809 Warehouse/Office space, 1235 sq ft, large roll-up door. 20685 Carmen Lp. No triple net; $600/mo, 1st + dep. 541-480-7546; 541-480-7541 Warehouse with Offices in Redmond,6400 sq.ft., zoned M2, overhead crane, plenty of parking, 919 SE Lake Rd., $0.40/sq.ft., 541-420-1772.


Ofice/Retail Space for Rent 455 Sq.ft. Office Space, high visibility on Highland Ave in Redmond, $400 per mo. incl. W/S/G, Please Call 541-419-1917.

An Office with bath, various sizes and locations from $200 per month, including utilities. 541-317-8717

OFFICE/WAREHOUSE Madras - on Hwy 26 2560 sq ft • 40-60¢ Call 541-390-2678 Perfect office for 1-3 people, 3 blks from downtown, 37 NW Irving, Bend. 480 sq ft, fresh paint, $480/ month. 425-328-0781

Houses for Rent Prineville 4Bdrm/3bath, 2700 sq ft newer construction. Pet friendly on approval; in rec area with pool, $1000/mo + $1000 dep. Avail 4/1. 541-306-6411



827 Business Way, Bend 30¢/sq ft; 1st mo + $200 dep Paula, 541-678-1404


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Commercial for Rent/Lease

Clean 4 Bdrm + den, 2 bath, 14920 SW Maverick Rd, CRR. No smoking. $900/mo. + deposits. Call 541-504-8545 or 541-350-1660.

Cottage Style Single Level, 2 bdrm, 1.5 bath home in 55+ community, gas heat, A/C, patio, single garage, lawn care paid, 3666 SW 29th, $850/mo., $1050 dep., Pennbrook Management And Leasing, 541-617-3451.

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RV/Trailer Space in NE Redmond, near Crooked River Dinner Train, additional 17x20 finished bldg. w/deck, fenced area, incl. W/S, $450/mo, Call 541-419-1917.

ATV - Snowmobile storage etc. Shop 22’x36’ block building w/3 rooms, between Redmond & Terrebonne. $250/mo. 541-419-1917

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4 Bdrm, 3 Bath home on culdesac, woodstove, gas & elec heat, park-like fenced backyd w/water feature. No smkg. $1150/mo. 541-639-3209

713 SE Centennial $575 - Large 2 Bdrm/1 Bath with a fenced yard & single car garage. Available soon! ABOVE & BEYOND PROP MGMT - 541-389-8558

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3 bdrm 3 bath 3500+ sq. ft. home, all appliances, family room, office, triple garage, 2 woodstoves, sunroom, lrg. utility room including w/d, pantry, pet OK. $2500 mo. 541-382-7727



Houses for Rent Madras

19777 Astro Pl. 4 bdrm/ 2.5 bath, 2124 sq. ft., great area, fncd yard, dbl garage, walking distance to Pine Ridge schl. $1295+dep. CR Property Management 541-318-1414



Houses for Rent SW Bend

Great 3Bdrm 2 bath. Upgraded gas appls, dbl oven, awesome W/D. Double closets & sink in mstr bath. Formal dining area, eat-in kit, 2 car garage, beautiful deck/yard. ABOVE & BEYOND PROP MGMT - 541-389-8558

All real estate advertised here in is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or intention to make any such preferences, limitations or discrimination. We will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of this law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. The Bulletin Classified

21256 Hurita Pl. 3 bdrm, 2 bath, all appliances, gas heat/fireplace, dbl. garage 1408 sq. ft., pet cons. $895. Call 382-7727


NE Puffin - $850



Houses for Rent SE Bend


Houses for Rent Redmond


Homes for Sale PUBLISHER'S NOTICE All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, marital status or national origin, or an intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination." Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women, and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at 1-800-877-0246. The toll free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. ***

CHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur in your ad. If this happens to your ad, please contact us the first day your ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. Deadlines are: Weekdays 12:00 noon for next day, Sat. 11:00 a.m. for Sunday; Sat. 12:00 for Monday. If we can assist you, please call us:

385-5809 The Bulletin Classified *** T o p - quality prof’l office building 3 blks from downtown, 33 NW Irving, Bend. 1275 sq ft. Offstreet parking. $1500/mo. 425-328-0781

Realtors: $5000 to the selling agent upon an acceptable offer of MLS# 201100372. Call 541-410-1500.



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4 Bdrms 2½ baths - Great NW Bend family home. Call me for details! Barb Hartnett, Broker, Prudential NW Properties, 541-420-0915


BROKEN TOP bargain priced. 3 Bdrm, 3 bath, 2403 sq.ft., new slab granite countertops, hrdwd floors, gas fireplace, only $424,900. Randy Schoning, principal Broker, John L. Scott. 541-480-3393

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Acres, Eagle Crest area, very private, gated, 3+ bdrm., 2.75 bath, 3 car garage plus 1600 sq.ft. finished shop, in-ground pool, $795,000. 541-948-5832.

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Jefferson County Homes New home in Madras, price cut to $149,500. 4 Bdrm, 2 bath, approx 1900 sq ft, dbl car garage. Stone front, slate entry, hickory cabinets, wood stove, vaulted ceiling, much more. Call 541-390-2678

Yamaha 600 Mtn. Max 1997, too many extras to list, call for info., $1195, trailer also avail., 541-548-3443.


Recreational Homes and Property North Fork John Day River Steelhead, Bass, 26” Catfish! Bear, Deer, Elk, Pheasants! 16 acres prime riverfront! 1000 sq. ft. cabin. $249,000. 541-934-2091.


Lots Bargain priced Pronghorn lot, $99,900, also incl. $115,000 golf membership & partially framed 6000 sq. ft. home, too! Randy Schoning, Princ. Broker, John L. Scott RE. 541-480-3393, 541-389-3354 Orion Estates, Lot 12, Range Place, 20,000+/- sq ft, $95,000, Courtesy to brokers; Please Call 541-593-2308

700 Triple, 1996 600, Tilt Trailer, front off-load, covers for snowmobiles, clean & exc. cond., package price, $3800, 541-420-1772.


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Painting, Wall Covering

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Harley Davidson Heritage Soft Tail 2009, 400 mi., extras incl. pipes, lowering kit, chrome pkg., $16,900 OBO. 541-944-9753

Harley Davidson Police Bike 2001, low mi., custom bike very nice.Stage 1, new tires & brakes, too much to list! A Must See Bike $10,500 OBO. 541-383-1782

Harley Davidson Screamin’ Eagle Electric-Glide 2005, 103” motor, 2-tone, candy teal, 18,000 miles, exc. cond. $19,999 OBO, please call 541-480-8080.

Carpet Cleaning

Over 40 Years Experience in Carpet Upholstery & Rug Cleaning Call Now! 541-382-9498 CCB #72129

Electrical Services

FIND IT! Landscaping, Yard Care BUY IT! NOTICE: OREGON Landscape SELL IT! Contractors Law (ORS 671) The Bulletin Classiieds requires all businesses that advertise to perform Land scape Construction which in cludes: planting, decks, fences, arbors, water-fea tures, and installation, repair of irrigation systems to be li censed with the Landscape Contractors Board. This 4-digit number is to be in cluded in all advertisements which indicate the business has a bond, insurance and workers compensation for their employees. For your protection call 503-378-5909 or use our website: to check license status before con tracting with the business. Persons doing landscape maintenance do not require a LCB license.



POLARIS PHOENIX 2005, 2X4, 200cc, new


Manufactured/ Mobile Homes 67’ 2 Bdrm. Mobile Home, with new heat pump, some furnishings, in 55+ park, $4500 OBO, please call 541-408-7375

Remodeling, Carpentry

owner, low miles, generator, 2 roof airs, clean in and out, rear walk-round queen bed, 2 TV’s, leveling hydraulic jacks, backup camera, awnings, non smoker, no pets, Motivated seller. Just reduced and priced to sell at $10,950, 541-389-3921,503-789-1202 BROUGHAM 23½’ 1981 motorhome, 2-tone brown, perfect cond, 6 brand new tires. engine perfect, runs great, inside perfect shape. See to appreciate at 15847 WoodChip Lane off Day Rd in La Pine. Asking $8000. 541-876-5106.

Dodge Brougham Motorhome, 1977, Needs TLC, $1995, Pilgrim Camper 1981, Self contained, Cab-over, needs TLC, $595, 541-382-2335 or 503-585-3240. Gulfstream Scenic Cruiser 36 ft. 1999, Cummins 330 hp. diesel, 42K, 1 owner, 13 in. kitchen slide out, new tires, under cover, hwy. miles only, 4 door fridge/freezer icemaker, W/D combo, Interbath tub & shower, 50 amp. propane gen & more! $55,000. 541-948-2310.

Houseboat 38x10, triple axle trailer, incl. private moorage w/24/7 security at Prineville resort. PRICE REDUCED, $21,500. 541-788-4844.

FULLY REFURBED 5 Bdrm, 3 bath, delivered & set-up to your site, $49,900. 541-548-5511

NEW & USED HOMES: Lot Models Delivered & Set Up Start at $29,900, 541-548-5511

Marathon V.I.P. Prevost H3-40 Luxury Coach. Like new after $132,000 purchase & $130,000 in renovations. Only 129k orig. mi. 541-601-6350. Rare bargain at just $107,000. Look at :


rear end, new tires, runs excellent, $1800 OBO, 541-932-4919.

RV Consignments

Yamaha Grizzly 2008 660 - WARN

Randy’s Kampers & Kars 541-923-1655


Tile, Ceramic

Child Care Services In-Home Child Care, 1 infant opening in very small group, $425/mo. flat,541-388-7555.

KTM 400 EXC Enduro 2006, like new cond, low miles, street legal, hvy duty receiver hitch basket. $4500. 541-385-4975

Boats & Accessories

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Beaver Patriot 2000, Walnut cabinets, solar, Bose, Corian, tile, 4 door fridge., 1 slide, w/d, $99,000. 541-215-0077

Hurricane 2007 35.5’ like new, 3 slides, generator, dark cabinets, Ford V10, 4,650 mi $79,900 OBO. 541-923-3510

Home Improvement



Motorcycles And Accessories Bounder 34’ 1994. One

Winch, Fender Protectors, new winch rope, recent 150/160 hr service, Hunter Green $5,495 541-549-6996 (Sisters).

28 years experience in Central Oregon Quality & Honesty From carpentry & handyman jobs, To quality wall covering installations & removal. Senior discounts Licenced, Bonded, Insured, CCB#47120

Waverider Trailer, 2-place, new paint, rail covers, & wiring, good cond., $495, 541-923-3490.

Harley Davidson Ultra Classic 2008, clean, lots of upgrades, custom exhaust, dual control heated gloves & vest, luggage access. 15K, $17,000 OBO 541-693-3975.

OWN 20-ACRES. $129/mo. $295 down near El Paso, Texas. (America's safest city!) Money Back Guarantee, No Credit Checks, Owner Financing. Free map/pictures. 1-800-343-9444. (PNDC)

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Ads published in "Watercraft" include: Kayaks, rafts and motorized personal watercrafts. For "boats" please see Class 870. 541-385-5809

Yamaha Snowmobiles & Trailer, 1997

Black on black, detachable windshield, backrest, and luggage rack. 2200 miles. $13,900. Please call Jack, 541-549-4949, or 619-203-4707

10 Acres,7 mi. E. of Costco, quiet, secluded, at end of road, power at property line, water near by, $250,000 OWC 541-617-0613

Domestic Services

2 Wet-Jet personal water crafts, new batteries & covers, “SHORE“ trailer, incl spare & lights, $1995 for all. Bill 541-480-7930.


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Ads published in the "Boats" classification include: Speed, fishing, drift, canoe, house and sail boats. For all other types of watercraft, please see Class 875. 541-385-5809

17½’ 2006 BAYLINER 175 XT Ski Boat, 3.0L Merc, mint condition, includes ski tower w/2 racks - everything we have, ski jackets adult and kids several, water skis, wakeboard, gloves, ropes and many other boating items. $11,300 OBO . 541-417-0829 19’ Blue Water Executive Overnighter 1988, very low hours, been in dry storage for 12 years, new camper top, 185HP I/O Merc engine, all new tires on trailer, $7995 OBO, 541-447-8664.

20.5’ 2004 Bayliner 205 Run About, 220 HP, V8, open bow, exc. cond., very fast w/very low hours, lots of extras incl. tower, Bimini & custom trailer, $19,500. 541-389-1413

All Years-Makes-Models Free Appraisals! We keep it small & Beat Them All!

Winnebago Class C 28’ 2003, Ford V10, 2 slides, 44k mi., A/C, awning, good cond., 1 owner. $37,000. 541-815-4121


Travel Trailers ALPENLITE 1984. A Beauty! Extras, 5th wheel hitch, A/C, microwave, tires are good, large fridge, radio, propane tanks have been certified. Spare tire & wheels. $3000. 923-4174.

Gearbox 30’ 2005, all the bells & whistles, sleeps 8, 4 queen beds, reduced to $17,000, 541-536-8105 FIND IT! BUY IT! SELL IT! The Bulletin Classiieds

JAYCO 31 ft. 1998 slideout, upgraded model, exc. cond. $10,500. 1-541-454-0437.

Suntree, 3 bdrm, 2 bath, w/carport & shed. Pick your carpet & paint colors! $19,900. 541-548-5511 Your land paid off? $500 down only. Pick your new home! Several to choose. 541-548-5511

20.5’ Seaswirl Spyder 1989 H.O. 302, 285 hrs., exc. cond., stored indoors for life $11,900 OBO. 541-379-3530

Springdale 29’ 2007, slide, Bunkhouse style, sleeps 7-8, exc. cond., $16,900, 541-390-2504

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Weekend Warrior Toy Hauler 28’ 2007, Gen, fuel station,exc.

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1/3 interest in Columbia 400, located at Sunriver. $150,000. Call 541-647-3718


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Corvette 1956, rebuilt 2006, 3 spd., 2, 4 barrel, 225 hp. Matching numbers $62,500, 541-280-1227.

FIAT 1800 1978 5-spd., door panels w/flowers & hummingbirds, white soft top & hard top, Reduced to $5,500, 541-317-9319,541-647-8483

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Utility Trailers 14’x6’ flat trailer, $950 OBO. Please call Jimmy, 541-771-0789 Alpha “See Ya” 30’ 1996, 2 slides, A/C, heat pump, exc. cond. for Snowbirds, solid oak cabs day & night shades, Corian, tile, hardwood. $14,900. 541-923-3417.

Cargo Trailer HaulMark 26’ 5th wheel, tandem 7000 lb. axle, ¾ plywood interior, ramp and double doors, 12 volt, roof vent, stone guard, silver with chrome corners, exc. cond., $7200 firm. 541-639-1031.

99% Complete, $12,000, please call 541-408-7348.

CHEVROLET 1970, V-8 automatic 4X4 3/4 ton. Very good condition, lots of new parts and maintenance records. New tires, underdash air, electronic ignition and much more. Original paint, truck used very little. $5700, 541-575-3649

Cedar Creek 2006, RDQF. Loaded, 4 slides, 37.5’, king bed, W/D, 5500W gen., fireplace, Corian countertops, skylight shower, central vac, much more, like new, $39,900, please call 541-330-9149.

Utility trailer, mini 4-ft x 4-ft, for garden, or? $75. Call 503-933-0814, local


Automotive Parts, Service and Accessories Everest 2006 35' 3 slides/ awnings, island king bed, W/D, 2 roof air, built-in vac, pristine, reduced to $34,000 OBO 541-610-4472; 541-689-1351

Stock Heads off of a 1988 Chevy, $75. Please call 541-771-0789

Everest 32’ 2004, 3 slides, island kitchen, air, surround sound, micro., full oven, more, in exc. cond., 2 trips on it, 1 owner, like new, REDUCED NOW $26,000. 541-228-5944

TERRY 27’ 1995 5th wheel with big slide-out, generator and extras. Great rig in great cond. $9,900 OBO. 541-923-0231 days.

Hitchhiker II 2000 32’ 2 slides, very clean and in excellent condition. Only $18,000! (541) 410-9423, (541) 536-6116.

Tires, Euro Winter, 185/70R13 M & S, on 4-hole rims., like new $140, 541-480-5950. Tires, mud & snow (4) P215-70R-15, used 1 season, $200. 503-933-0814, local Tires, Studless Mud & Snow, 235/65R18, 106S, Observe, exc. cond. $199,541-419-1599 We Buy Scrap Auto & Truck Batteries, $10 each Also buying junk cars & trucks, (up to $500), & scrap metal! Call 541-912-1467


Antique and Classic Autos Hitchiker II 32’ 1998 w/solar system, awnings, Arizona rm. great shape! $10,500. 541-589-0767, in Burns.

KOMFORT 27’ 2000 5th wheel trailer: fiberglass with 12’ slide. In excellent condition, has been stored inside. Only $13,500 firm. Call 541-536-3916.




152K mi. on chassis, 4 spd. transmission, 250 6 cyl. engine w/60K, new brakes & master cylinder, $2500. Please call 503-551-7406 or 541-367-0800.

Cadillac El Dorado 1977, very beautiful blue, real nice inside & out, low mileage, $2500, please call 541-383-3888 for more information.

Mobile Suites, 2007, 36TK3 with 3 slide-outs, king bed, ultimate living comfort, quality built, large kitchen, fully loaded, well insulated, hydraulic jacks and so much more.$54,000! 541-317-9185


Canopies and Campers Aluminum Canopy Red, older, $75. Please call 541-771-0789

Chevy Corvette 1979, 30K mi., glass t-top, runs & looks great, $10,000,541-280-5677 Chevy Corvette 1980, yellow, glass removable top, 8 cyl., auto trans, radio, heat, A/C, new factory interior, black, 48K., exc. tires, factory aluminum wheels, asking $12,000, will consider fair offer & possible trade, 541-385-9350.

Chevy El Camino 1979, Fleetwood Elkhorn 9.5’ 1999,

extended overhead cab, stereo, self-contained,outdoor shower, TV, 2nd owner, exc. cond., non smoker, $8900 541-815-1523.

350 auto, new studs, located in Sisters, $3000 OBO, 907-723-9086,907-723-9085

Chevy Suburban 1969, classic 3-door, very Lance 1071 Camper 2004, loaded, slide out, generator. a/c, very well maint. always garage, $14,999 OBO. 541-433-5892 or 541-771-6400.

Ford Mustang Coupe 1966, original owner, V8, automatic, great shape, $9000 OBO. 530-515-8199

Mercedes 380SL 1983, Convertible, blue color, new tires, cloth top & fuel pump, call for details 541-536-3962

Pace Utility Boxed Trailer, 6’x 10’, white, extra metal tiedowns, $1900. 541-647-2961

clean, all original good condition, $5500, call 541-536-2792.




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

When ONLY the BEST will do! 2003 Lance 1030 Deluxe Chrysler 300 Coupe 1967, 440 Model Camper, loaded, pheengine, auto. trans, ps, air, nomenal condition. $17,500. frame on rebuild, repainted 2007 Dodge 6.7 Cummins original blue, original blue Diesel 3500 4x4 long bed, interior, original hub caps, 58K mi, $34,900. Or buy as exc. chrome, asking $10,000 unit, $48,500. 541-331-1160 or make offer. 541-385-9350.

Subaru Forester XS 2003, leathr, auto clim control, htd seats, prem audio, extra whls, 108K, all rec’s, $9500. 541-516-1165

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Jeep Cherokee Limited, 2003, like new, low miles. Divorce forces sale, $10,500. Call 541-923-0718

Toyota Landcruiser, 2003, champagne in color, 90K miles, excellent cond, all options + GPS & Sirius radio, $20,000. 541-595-5363

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Ford Ranger Super Cab 2008 4 Cyl., Auto XLT, 20K Miles! Warranty! Vin #A22444

Now Only $11,350

Bauer pkg., auto. 5.8L, Super Cab, green, power everything, 156k mi. Fair cond. $3500 OBO. 541-408-7807.


Leather, 80K Miles! Warranty! Vin #J17550 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 1998, like new, low mi., just in time for the snow, great cond., $7000, 541-536-6223. 541-389-1178 • DLR

Mercury Mountaineer AWD 2005 Sale Price $13,877

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Toyota Sequoia Limited 2001, auto, leather, sunroof, 6-CD, new tires, 107K miles, $11,500 firm. 541-420-8107


Mercury Monterrey 1965, Exc. All original, 4-dr. sedan, in storage last 15 yrs., 390 High Compression engine, new tires & license, reduced to $3850, 541-410-3425.

Ford F-350 Crew 4x4 2002. Triton V-10, 118k, new tires, wheels, brakes. Very nice. Just $12,900. 541-601-6350 Look:

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Dodge Ram 1500, 2001, 4x4 Extra Cab, all power, 90K miles, $8900. 503-329-8154

Ford crew cab 1993, 7.3 Diesel, auto, PS, Rollalong package, deluxe interior & exterior, MUST SELL due to death. electric windows/door locks, 1970 Monte Carlo, all origidually, fifth wheel hitch, renal, many extras. Sacrifice ceiver hitch, 90% rubber, su$6000. 541-593-3072 per maint. w/all records, new trans. rebuilt, 116K miles. OLDS 98 1969 $6500, Back on the market. 2 door hardtop, $1600. 541-923-0411 541-389-5355

Ford F450 Crewcab Lariat 2006


Ford Diesel 2003 16 Passenger Bus, with wheelchair lift. $4,000 Call Linda at Grant Co. Transportation, John Day 541-575-2370

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Nissan Armada 4X4 2004 88K Miles! Vin #705275

Best Value $17,345

Special Offer

117K Miles! Diesel, Leather, and Loaded! Vin #B62415

Now Only $21,000

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FORD Pickup 1977, step side, 351 Windsor, 115,000 miles, MUST SEE! $4500. 541-350-1686

Cadillac Escalade AWD 2007

Ford Ranger 2004 Super Cab, XLT, 4X4, V6, 5-spd, A/C bed liner, tow pkg, 120K Like New! KBB Retail: $10,000 OBO 360-990-3223

Jeep Wrangler UNLIMITED 2009

Sale Price $34,997


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CHEVY SUBURBAN LT 2005 • 4WD, 68,000 miles. • Great Shape. • Original Owner.

$19,450! 541-389-5016 evenings.

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VW Eurovan MV 1993, seats 7, fold-out bed & table, 5-cyl 2.5L, 137K mi, newly painted white/gray, reblt AT w/warr, AM/FM CD Sirius Sat., new fr brks, plus mntd stud snows. $7500 obo. 541-330-0616



Sale Price $21,887


30K Miles! Warranty! Vin #768219

41K Miles! Loaded, Leather, and DVD. Warranty! Vin #140992

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mileage, full pwr., all leather, auto, 4 captains chairs, fold down bed, fully loaded, $4500 OBO, call 541-536-6223.

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Dodge 1500 XLT 4x4, 2007, 10K miles, running boards, many options, tow package, $18,500 OBO. 541-815-5000

DODGE D-100 1962 ½ Ton, rebuilt 225 slant 6 engine. New glass, runs good, needs good home. $2000. 541-322-6261

Jeep Wrangler 2004, right hand drive, 51K, auto., A/C, 4x4, AM/FM/CD, exc. cond., $14,500. 541-408-2111

1989 W-W Trailer, 6x12 enclosed, 2 axle, steel. Needs paint, $1150. 541-420-3906

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Ford Mustang 1970 302 Auto snow tires included, $2000 call 541-280-2465.

Ford T-Bird 1955, White soft & hard tops, new paint, carpet, upholstery, rechromed, nice! $32,000. 541-912-1833

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

Ford F-150 2006, Triton STX, X-cab, 4WD, tow pkg., V-8, auto, reduced to $12,900 obo 541-554-5212,702-501-0600

Ford 2 Door 1949,

Chevy Bonanza 1978, runs good. $4800 OBO. Call 541-390-1466.


Special Offer Honda Pilot 2010 Like new, under 11K, goes great in all conditions. Blue Bk $30,680; asking $27,680. 541-350-3502


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Ford F150 4X4 1996 Eddie

541-322-7253 GMC Ventura 3500 1986, refrigerated, w/6’x6’x12’ box, has 2 sets tires w/rims., 1250 lb. lift gate, new engine, $5500, 541-389-6588, ask for Bob.

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Porsche Cayenne Turbo 2008, AWD, 500HP, 21k mi., exc. cond, meteor gray, 2 sets of wheels and new tires, fully loaded, $69,000 OBO. 541-480-1884

Audi S4 2005, 4.2 Avant Quattro, tiptronic, premium & winter wheels & tires, Bilstein shocks, coil over springs, HD anti sway, APR exhaust, K40 radar, dolphin gray, ext. warranty, 56K, garaged, $30,000. 541-593-2227 BMW 328IX Wagon 2009, 4WD, white w/chestnut leather interior, loaded, exc. cond., premium pkg., auto, Bluetooth & iPad connection, 42K mi., 100K transferrable warranty & snow tires, $28,500, 541-915-9170.

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Honda S 2000, 2002. Truly like new, 9K original owner miles. Black on Black. This is Honda’s true sports machine. I bought it with my wife in mind but she never liked the 6 speed trans. Bought it new for $32K. It has never been out of Oregon. Price $17K. Call 541-546-8810 8am-8pm.

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Dodge Charger 2010 1K Miles! HOLY COW! VIN #153773

And Only $18,345

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Chrysler Cordoba 1978, 360 cu. in. engine, $400. Lincoln Continental Mark VII 1990, HO engine, SOLD. 541-318-4641.

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46K Miles! Gas Miser with a Warranty! VIN #295800

Now Only $9,999

Sale Price $22,720

Ford Focus SES 2007

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Now Only $9,999

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53K miles, exc. cond., set up for Road Master tow bar, 1 owner, very well maint., $8950, 541-480-0168.



Now Only $9,999

Ford Mustang Cobra 2003, SVT- Perfect, garaged, factory super charged, just 1623 miles $20,000. 541-923-3567

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MAZDA MIATA 1992, black, 81k miles, new top, stock throughout. See craigslist. $4,990. 541-610-6150.

Ford Mustang Convertible LX 1989, V8 engine, white w/red interior, 44K mi., exc. cond., $6995, 541-389-9188.

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

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All persons whose rights may be affected by the proceedings may obtain additional information from the records of the court, the personal representative, or the lawyers for the personal representative, Ryan P. Correa. Dated and first published: February 20, 2011. SUSANNE PURCELL and DANIEL C. KIRZY Co-Personal Representatives LEGAL NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON FOR THE COUNTY OF DESCHUTES

Case No. 11PB0020AB NOTICE TO INTERESTED PERSONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned have been appointed co-administrators of the estate of Bernice Bell. All persons having claims against the estate are required to present them, with vouchers attached, to the undersigned co-administrators at 747 SW Mill View Way, Bend, OR 97702, within four months after the date of first publication of this notice, or the claims may be barred. All persons whose rights may be affected by the proceedings may obtain additional information from the records of the court, the co-administrators, or the lawyers for the personal representative, Ryan P. Correa.



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LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Deschutes County Hearings Officer will hold a Public Hearing on March 28, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. in the Barnes and Sawyer Rooms of the Deschutes Services Center at 1300 NW Wall Street in Bend, to consider the following request: FILE NUMBER: CU-11-1. LOCATION: The subject property is identified on Deschutes County Assessor's Map #16-12-35, tax lot 900. It has an assigned address of 64545 Deschutes Market Road, Redmond. APPLICANTS/ OWNERS: Kerry and Sue Fuller, PO Box 8142, Bend, OR 97708. REQUEST: A Conditional Use Permit for a Type III Home Occupation to use the subject property for offices and storage for an Asphalt Maintenance Business. STAFF CONTACT: William 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 Division at no cost and can be purchased for 25 cents a page. The staff report should be made available seven days prior to the date set for the hearing. Documents are also available online at LEGAL NOTICE The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Deschutes County Rural Fire Protection District #2 scheduled for March 8, 2011 has been cancelled. Instead, a special meeting of the Board will be held on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. at the North Fire Station conference room, 63377 Jamison St., Bend, OR. Items on the agenda include: an update on Project Wildfire, the fire department report, and potential board potiion and budget committee vacancies. 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. LEGAL NOTICE The undersigned has been appointed personal representative of the estate of SYLVIA S. VON WELLER Deceased, by the Deschutes County Circuit Court of the State of Oregon, probate number 11PB0014AB. All persons having claims against the estate are required to present the same with proper vouchers within four (4) months after the date of first publication to the undersigned or they may be barred. Additional information may be obtained from the court records, the undersigned or the attorney. Date first published: February 20, 2011 VERNA S. SHAKESPEARE Personal Representative c/o Ronald L. Bryant Attorney at Law Bryant Emerson & Fitch, LLP PO Box 457 Redmond OR 97756 LEGAL NOTICE The undersigned has been appointed personal representative of the estate of BARBARA J. BOLAND, Deceased, by the Deschutes County Circuit Court of the State of Oregon, probate number 11PB0022SF. All persons having claims against the estate are required to present the same with proper vouchers within four (4) months after the date of first publication to the undersigned or they may be barred. Additional information may be obtained from the court records, the undersigned or the attorney. Date first published: February 27, 2011 B. Christine Thompson Michelle Moon Co-Personal Representatives c/o Steven D. Bryant Attorney at Law Bryant Emerson & Fitch, LLP PO Box 457 Redmond OR 97756 LEGAL NOTICE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE The Trustee under the terms of the Trust Deed described herein, at the direction of the Beneficiary, hereby elects to sell the property described in the Trust Deed to satisfy the obligations secured thereby. Pursuant to ORS 86.745, the following information is provided: 1. PARTIES: Grantor: DEBERA A. SABIN. Trustee: AMERITITLE. Successor Trustee: NANCY K. CARY. Beneficiary: OREGON HOUSING AND COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT, STATE OF OREGON, as assignee of BANK OF THE CASCADES MORTGAGE CENTER. 2. DE-

SCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: The real property is described as follows: Lot Fourteen (14), FAIRHAVEN, PHASE VI, recorded January 9, 2004, in Cabinet G, Page 163, Deschutes County, Oregon. 3. RECORDING. The Trust Deed was recorded as follows: Date Recorded: October 18, 2007. Recording No.: 2007-55699 Official Records of Deschutes County, Oregon. 4. DEFAULT. The Grantor or any other person obligated on the Trust Deed and Promissory Note secured thereby is in default and the Beneficiary seeks to foreclose the Trust Deed for failure to pay: A payment of $708.85 for the month of February 2010; plus regular monthly payments of $1,550.00 each, due the first of each month, for the months of March 2010 through December 2010; plus late charges and advances; plus any unpaid real property taxes or liens, plus interest. 5. AMOUNT DUE. The amount due on the Note which is secured by the Trust Deed referred to herein is: Principal balance in the amount of $201,293.56; plus interest at the rate of 6.4900% per annum from January 1, 2010; plus late charges of $166.30; plus advances and foreclosure attorney fees and costs. 6. SALE OF PROPERTY. The Trustee hereby states that the property will be sold to satisfy the obligations secured by the Trust Deed. A Trustee's Notice of Default and Election to Sell Under Terms of Trust Deed has been recorded in the Official Records of Deschutes County, Oregon. 7. TIME OF SALE. Date: May 5, 2011. Time: 11:00 a.m. Place: Deschutes County Courthouse, 1164 NW Bond Street, Bend, Oregon. 8. RIGHT TO REINSTATE. Any person named in ORS 86.753 has the right, at any time that is not later than five days before the Trustee conducts the sale, to have this foreclosure 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, by curing any other default that is capable of being cured by tendering the performance required under the obligation or Trust Deed and by paying all costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the obligation and Trust Deed, together with the trustee's and attorney's fees not exceeding the amount provided in ORS 86.753. You may reach the Oregon State Bar's Lawyer Referral Service at 503-684-3763 or toll-free in Oregon at 800-452-7636 or you may visit its website at: Legal assistance may be available if you have a low income and meet federal poverty guidelines. For more information and a directory of legal aid programs, go to http://www.oregonlawhelp.o rg. Any questions regarding this matter should be directed to Lisa Summers, Paralegal, (541) 686-0344 (TS #07754.30346). DATED: December 10, 2010. /s/ Nancy K. Cary. Nancy K. Cary, Successor Trustee, Hershner Hunter, LLP, P.O. Box 1475, Eugene, OR 97440. LEGAL NOTICE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE The Trustee under the terms of the Trust Deed described herein, at the direction of the Beneficiary, hereby elects to sell the property described in the Trust Deed to satisfy the obligations secured thereby. Pursuant to ORS 86.745, the following information is provided: 1. PARTIES: Grantor: JASON D. JACKSON AND ROBIN R. SMITH-JACKSON. Trustee: FIRST OREGON TITLE COMPANY. Successor Trustee: NANCY K. CARY. Beneficiary: OREGON HOUSING AND COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT, STATE OF OREGON, as assignee of

BANK OF THE CASCADES. 2. DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: The real property is described as follows: Lots Twenty-seven (27), Twenty-eight (28), Twenty-nine (29), Thirty (30), Thirty-one (31) and Thirty-two (32), Block Forty (40) of HILLMAN, recorded August 1, 1918 in Cabinet A, Page 77, Deschutes County, Oregon. 3. RECORDING. The Trust Deed was recorded as follows: Date Recorded: April 3, 2006. Recording No.: 2006-22608 Official Records of Deschutes County, Oregon. 4. DEFAULT. The Grantor or any other person obligated on the Trust Deed and Promissory Note secured thereby is in default and the Beneficiary seeks to foreclose the Trust Deed for failure to pay: A payment of $781.00 for the month of May 2010; plus regular monthly payments of $1,201.00 each, due the first of each month, for the months of June 2010 through November 2010; plus late charges and advances; plus any unpaid real property taxes or liens, plus interest. 5. AMOUNT DUE. The amount due on the Note which is secured by the Trust Deed referred to herein is: Principal balance in the amount of $164,304.26; plus interest at the rate of 5.2500% per annum from April 1, 2010; plus late charges of $716.65; plus advances and foreclosure attorney fees and costs. 6. SALE OF PROPERTY. The Trustee hereby states that the property will be sold to satisfy the obligations secured by the Trust Deed. A Trustee's Notice of Default and Election to Sell Under Terms of Trust Deed has been recorded in the Official Records of Deschutes County, Oregon. 7. TIME OF SALE. Date: April 28, 2011. Time:11:00 a.m. Place: Deschutes County Courthouse, 1164 NW Bond Street, Bend, Oregon. 8. RIGHT TO REINSTATE. Any person named in ORS 86.753 has the right, at any time that is not later than five days before the Trustee conducts the sale, to have this foreclosure 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, by curing any other default that is capable of being cured by tendering the performance required under the obligation or Trust Deed and by paying all costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the obligation and Trust Deed, together with the trustee's and attorney's fees not exceeding the amount provided in ORS 86.753. You may reach the Oregon State Bar's Lawyer Referral Service at 503-684-3763 or toll-free in Oregon at 800-452-7636 or you may visit its website at: Legal assistance may be available if you have a low income and meet federal poverty guidelines. For more information and a directory of legal aid programs, go to http://www.oregonlawhelp.o rg. Any questions regarding this matter should be directed to Lisa Summers, Paralegal, (541) 686-0344 (TS #07754.30345). DATED: December 10, 2010. /s/ Nancy K. Cary. Nancy K. Cary, Successor Trustee, Hershner Hunter, LLP, P.O. Box 1475, Eugene, OR 97440.

LEGAL NOTICE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE The Trustee under the terms of the Trust Deed described herein, at the direction of the Beneficiary, hereby elects to sell the property described in the Trust Deed to satisfy the obligations secured thereby. Pursuant to ORS 86.745, the following information is provided: 1. PARTIES: Grantor: DEBRA M. FISHER. Trustee: AMERITITLE. Successor Trustee: NANCY K. CARY. Beneficiary: OREGON HOUSING AND COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT, STATE OF OREGON, as assignee of BANK OF THE CASCADES MRTG. CENTER. 2. DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: The real property is described as follows: Lot Thirty (30), SOUTH VILLAGE, recorded October 13, 2004, in Cabinet G-469, Deschutes County, Oregon. 3. RECORDING. The Trust Deed was recorded as follows: Date Recorded: December 30, 2005. Recording No.: 2005-90047 Official Records of Deschutes County, Oregon. 4. DEFAULT. The Grantor or any other person obligated on the Trust Deed and Promissory Note secured thereby is in default and the Beneficiary seeks to foreclose the Trust Deed for failure to pay: A payment of $946.00 for the month of August 2010; plus regular monthly payments of $953.00 each, due the first of each month, for the months of September 2010 through November 2010; plus late charges and advances; plus any unpaid real property taxes or liens, plus interest. 5. AMOUNT DUE. The amount due on the Note which is secured by the Trust Deed referred to herein is: Principal balance in the amount of $128,291.93; plus interest at the rate of 5.4500% per annum from July 1, 2010; plus advances and foreclosure attorney fees and costs. 6. SALE OF PROPERTY. The Trustee hereby states that the property will be sold to satisfy the obligations secured by the Trust Deed. A Trustee's Notice of Default and Election to Sell Under Terms of Trust Deed has been recorded in the Official Records of Deschutes County, Oregon. 7. TIME OF SALE. Date: April 28, 2011. Time: 11:00 a.m. Place: Deschutes County Courthouse, 1164 NW Bond Street, Bend, Oregon. 8. RIGHT TO REINSTATE. Any person named in ORS 86.753 has the right, at any time that is not later than five days before the Trustee conducts the sale, to have this foreclosure 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, by curing any other default that is capable of being cured by tendering the performance required under the obligation or Trust Deed and by paying all costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the obligation and Trust Deed, together with the trustee's and attorney's fees not exceeding the amount provided in ORS 86.753. You may reach the Oregon State Bar's Lawyer Referral Service at 503-684-3763 or toll-free in Oregon at 800-452-7636 or you may visit its website at: Legal assistance may be available if you have a low income and meet federal poverty guidelines. For more information and a directory of legal aid programs, go to http://www.oregonlawhelp.o rg. Any questions regarding this matter should be directed to Lisa Summers, Paralegal, (541) 686-0344 (TS #07754.30343). DATED: November 29, 2010. /s/ Nancy K. Cary. Nancy K. Cary, Successor Trustee, Hershner Hunter, LLP, P.O. Box 1475, Eugene, OR 97440.





Flaherty fails to live up to his campaign C

omparing the election campaign of Deschutes District Attorney Patrick Flaherty with his actions in the first two months of office does not do justice to the word hypocrisy. It simply takes the breath away. Recall the campaign that Flaherty and his supporters ran against then-District Attorney Mike Dugan. According to them, Dugan was a zealous over charger of crime, had politicized and demoralized the office, directed his wrath at personal opponents and had the effrontery to seek new public spending. The last one was one of my favorite attack ads, since it was presented by a former law enforcement official who himself campaigned for more spending. Another quasi-professorial piece of pontification informed that it was accepted wisdom in management circles that people who were in office too long essentially outlived their usefulness. This, of course, was meant for the highbrows among the anti-Dugan crowd, who considered his tenure began while Lincoln was a law clerk. If all this was true and good reason for throwing Dugan out, do the same standards apply to Flaherty? The Bulletin, which endorsed Dugan, criticized him for a few cases in which it thought that he misused his charging authority to gain pleas and convictions. He disagreed, but it is a fair criticism of his tenure. But how does that square against Flaherty’s apparent interest in criminalizing the release of public information? Over the last two weeks he has dragged government officials, including County Attorney Mark Pilliod, before a grand jury after the county gave The Bulletin résumé-like information on Flaherty’s new hires. Pilliod told The Bulletin he may have to hire a defense attorney. Flaherty also subpoenaed a Bulletin reporter who merely requested the public documents. Does that meet the Dugan zealotry test? How about hiring prominent campaign supporters? Is that politicizing the office? Workers get upset in offices all the time, and it wouldn’t be a shocker if Dugan wasn’t universally adored by his staff. But what does it say of morale in the DA’s office now that the Dugan holdovers who weren’t fired by Flaherty created a union to protect themselves? And with all due respect to the new district attorney, it is a little surprising that he is now in front of the county commission asking for more money so that his offices can be expanded and improved. It may well be needed and long overdue, but asking the county government for more money during a horrific economic time and after dragooning some of its workers doesn’t say much for good sense and timing. There is a good lesson in all this: Make sure you are focusing on the right issues when voting. Dugan’s wife, former state Rep. Judy Stiegler, was a supporter of the tax-raising Measures 66 and 67 when they were approved by state voters in January 2010. The measures, however, lost in every precinct in her district, and many citizens believed she had ducked talking about them to preserve her own political viability. Instead, the critics said, her husband Mike Dugan, thinking himself invincible after nearly three decades in office, took the lead in selling the idea here. Right or wrong, that perception rippled through the community, sparking enormous anger at both Stiegler and Dugan. Unfortunately for Dugan, he faced the voters in a primary four months later, and they ended his career as DA. Stiegler then lost in November largely on that issue, but at least that seemed like the right place for voters to register their anger. The tragedy was that it was likely antitax fury that cost Dugan his job. Perhaps he deserved that, but it would have been a very different election campaign, and perhaps a different outcome, if criminal prosecution had been the focus. Dugan brought this on himself, and he paid a price. But early in the Flaherty tenure, I can’t help feeling that we voters paid a price, too. Not that he’s likely to listen, but my advice to the new DA is to practice what he preached. John Costa is editor-in-chief of The Bulletin.

It’s not the pay that’s the problem By David Leonhardt New York Times News Service

hen Ed Rendell became the mayor of Philadelphia in 1992, he started a fight with the city’s labor unions that will sound familiar to anyone who has been following the recent news from Wisconsin. In his inaugural address, Rendell, a Democrat, announced, “Philadelphia stands on the brink of total disaster.” He told the city’s unions that they needed to accept less generA N A L Y S I S ous health benefits, fewer holidays and a pay freeze. The unions promised to strike. Rendell pointed out, frequently and publicly, that the city offered better benefits than private companies did. The public sided with the mayor, and on most issues, the unions eventually caved. If you review the recent history of battles between unions and state or local governments, you’ll find similar stories. In New York, Rudolph Giuliani won big concessions. In Chicago, Richard Daley did, too. In Wisconsin — setting aside Gov. Scott Walker’s attempt to end collective bargaining — unions have already agreed to a significant cut in take-home pay. It has become conventional wisdom to say that public sector unions are inherently problematic because they can use their political influence to win lavish pay from politicians. But that’s not quite right. The real problem with most union contracts for public workers is not the money — it’s almost everything else. See Unions / F5


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BACKGROUND: Madison, Wis., has been the site of union protests against Gov. Scott Walker’s attempt to end collective bargaining. COUNTERCLOCKWISE, FROM LEFT: A prounion sign in Lancaster, Ohio; an anti-union protester in Olympia, Wash.; a pro-union demonstrator in Washington, D.C.; an anti-union demonstrator in Augusta, Maine; a pro-union protester in Madison.

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Charter students see less funding


ake a look at the picture below. Those are students at Crook County’s Powell Butte Community Charter School attending a Forest Service program on snowshoeing.

Those students may look pretty much the same as any other students at a public school. But in terms of funding, they are eight-tenths students. They are worth 80 percent of other public school students. That’s all the state requires. Charter schools sponsored by a district serving K-8 students must get funding at least equal to 80 percent of the money a school district gets from the State School Fund per student for what’s called ADMw, which is basically attendance. For students in grades through 12th, the schools get at least 95 percent of ADMw. House Bill 3397 would increase the funding to 95 percent of ADMw, no matter what the grade level, and 95 percent of the money from federal and state grants. Charter schools are public schools. They can’t be private or religious schools converting to public schools. The schools get public funds under their charter to meet state educational standards and offer a different educational experience. They do not have to meet some statutes and rules that other public schools do. For instance, only half of the teachers and administrative staff at a charter must hold a valid teaching license. Enrollment at a charter school is voluntary. Why are charter students worth less? Teachers who do not have state licenses can be paid less. And the sponsoring district provides services to charters. But do charter schools get the full 100 percent funding in the end? That answer is not clear. Districts are not required to spend the other 20 percent on the charter. They also aren’t required to delineate where that money goes, according to the state’s Department of Education. Powell Butte was a district school. When the district made the difficult decision to close the school, communi-

ty members in Powell Butte mobilized to keep it open as a charter this school year. Powell Butte is now funded at the 80 percent level, or $4,483.20 per student for its ADMw of 141, according to Principal D.C. Lundy. It also got a start-up grant from the state for $500,000. The school serves K-6 students. Next year it will expand to seventh grade, as well. All the teachers at the school hold valid teaching licenses. In general, the teachers make less money and don’t have as good a benefit package as other teachers in the district, Lundy said. He described running a charter as like running a mini-district. The school develops its own curriculum. Its school lunch program is parents making a few lunches every day for children who might not have one or just forgot. The charter has its own bus that it uses for field trips and for taking children home in the afternoon. Lundy has been a teacher and/or principal at the school for 30 years. He appreciates all the school district has done for him and the school. He emphasized that the district has been supportive and helpful, but he said the school does not get the 20 percent of its funding back in services. Ivan Hernandez, the superintendent of the Crook County School District, was out sick last week and not available to comment. There’s no question that enrolling in a charter school is voluntary and that giving charter schools more money would hurt other public schools. And it would be foolish to extrapolate based only on the situation at Powell Butte. But if districts are not funding charter school students with that other 20 percent, parents and students deserve to know why. If the reasons aren’t good enough, charter school students deserve passage of HB 3397.

A woman’s role in today’s economy


n honor of Women’s History Month, President Barack Obama ordered up the first report on the status of American women since the one Eleanor Roosevelt prepared for John F. Kennedy. It’s chock full of interesting bits of information. For instance, did you know that the median marriage age for collegeeducated women is 30? I should have figured that out because I can barely think of a single college-educated woman under the age of 30 who is married. But somehow it still came as a surprise. I got married when I was 25, and I felt as if that was extremely late in the game. Of course, that was in the Mesozoic era, and we had no end of trouble keeping the stegosaurus away from the wedding cake. Additional reports from “Women in America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being” include information on everything from volunteering (women do more) to housework (go ahead and guess). It has some findings I don’t quite know what to do with, like: “While male students are more likely to be victimized with weapons, female students are more likely to experience electronic bullying.” Electronic bullying is definitely a bad thing, but I can’t help feeling as though we’re getting the better end of that deal. We’re a long way from the Eleanor Roosevelt Commission on the Status of Women, which was formed when there were no women on the White House staff doing anything more impressive than typing or cake decoration. “Men have to be reminded that women exist,” Roosevelt tartly told reporters when the all-male list of top Kennedy administration appointees was released. At the time, there were 454 federal civil service job categories for college graduates, and more than 200 were re-

GAIL COLLINS stricted to male applicants. It was perfectly legal to refuse to hire a woman for a job because of her failure to be a man, or to refuse her credit unless she had a husband to co-sign her loan. The median age for marriage for a woman was 20, and the only job open to most women that involved a chance to travel was flight attendant. We’re in a different world, but this latest report highlights the one glaring gap: Working women still make, on average, much less than men. Among people who work full time, women make an average 80 cents for every $1 that men take home. There has always been a big difference: In 1979, women made only 62 percent of what men did. And the report suggests that part of the problem is that women tend to pursue the lowest-paying professional careers, notably teaching. Perhaps part of the answer is just to increase compensation for people who devote their careers to education. Perhaps the governors could take that up next time they get together to discuss public employee unions. I’ve always believed the other big factor is the strain of balancing work and family. Women do better in school — now all the way to graduate school, where they get the majority of doctoral degrees. And young single women tend to make higher wages than young single men. The change comes at the point when many women have to consider their children. Perhaps the House of Representatives could take that up next

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Students from Crook County’s Powell Butte Community Charter School recently attended a Forest Service program.

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time they get together to discuss whether they really want to eliminate federally financed child care programs. “The thing that we’re hoping men will focus on: This is not a woman’s issue; it’s a family issue,” said Valerie Jarrett, who leads the White House Council on Women and Girls. That’s really the big story for today. Americans are so used to the fact that women are capable of doing anything that we hardly ever discuss it. It’s been a long time since the leader of NASA said “talk of an American spacewoman makes me sick to my stomach.” A change that happened later, and the one that’s going to be driving the future, is that women’s ability to succeed in their work life is now a matter of concern for both sexes. The turning point for American women really came on the unknown day when the average American couple started planning their futures with the presumption that there would be two paychecks. In a country where no one has real power without a serious economic role, we entered a time when, whether we liked it or not, all hands were needed to keep the economic ship afloat. Even women who get the opportunity to stay home when their children are young have to be ready to jump back into the work force if their partner is suddenly laid off. A while back, I was visiting a college in Connecticut where most of the students were the first in their families ever to go beyond high school. I was talking with a group of young men and women, and I asked the men how many of them felt it was very important that their future wife be a good earner. All of them raised their hands. Gail Collins is a columnist for The New York Times.

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The emergence of a great nation from a continent’s tragedy WASHINGTON — ver the last few decades, the obituaries of World War I veterans have come, according to historian Martin Gilbert, “like a muffled drum.” With the recent passing of Frank Buckles — the last doughboy — Pershing’s army has finally retired from the field. The drum is stilled and put away. What was once called the Great War is largely forgotten, obscured by the vivid moral clarities of the greater war that followed. Confused schoolchildren are left to ponder the question posed by Andrew Roberts: “Why should a Maori New Zealander have died in Turkey and been buried in Greece because an Austrian had been shot by a Serb in Bosnia?” Actually, the first war was a preview of what would follow. Machine guns. Civilian bombing. Unrestricted submarine warfare. Poison gas. All were technologies that allowed killing without aiming, applying the tools of mass production to the business of slaughter. Death became impersonal, mechanical and vast.


Some of history’s most malignant ideas got planted in the churned earth of that struggle. “Jews and mosquitoes,” wrote Kaiser Wilhelm II, “are a nuisance that humanity must get rid of in some way or another. I believe the best would be gas.” The German government put Vladimir Lenin on a sealed train from Zurich toward Russia, hoping to destabilize an enemy. Adolf Hitler, a soldier in the trenches, vowed vengeance. From laughably trivial beginnings, World War I shaped history on a massive scale. A whole continent suffered nervous collapse; another rose to unprecedented prominence. Europe’s failure of nerve was understandable. A million Britons died. Among French men who were 19 to 22 at the outbreak of the war, more than 35 percent were buried by its end. France was left with 630,000 widows. The trauma was deep. Constitutionalism and liberalism appeared weak and discredited — a contrast to totalitarian confidence and purpose. The very idea

MICHAEL GERSON of human progress was overturned. In France and England, ideals of glory and courage seemed obscene beside the images of bodies on barbed wire. But the United States, in contrast, was at the beginning of innocence. The European tragedy was the American arrival. At the start of 1917, the American Army had a little over 100,000 men, lightly armed with no large-scale combat experience since Appomattox. By August 1918, America had deployed more than a million soldiers to Europe. It was the energy of a rising nation. Frank Buckles remembered himself, in those days, as “a snappy soldier ... all gung-ho.” The Army he joined established durable impressions of Americans

— fresh off farms, gawky, wide-eyed, singing, violent. The Germans, wrote John Keegan, “were now confronted with an army whose soldiers sprang, in uncountable numbers, as if from soil sown with dragons’ teeth.” British and French officers saw the arriving Americans as enthusiastic but inefficient. Americans saw themselves as cleaning up the messes of a tired civilization. Europeans thought the United States claimed too much credit for minimal sacrifices — about 50,000 battle deaths in total, compared to Britain’s loss of 20,000 men on the first day of the Somme offensive alone. A pattern of awe and resentment was established. John Maynard Keynes called President Woodrow Wilson a “blind and deaf Don Quixote.” Wilson argued, “If America goes back upon mankind, mankind has no other place to turn.” Perhaps both were right. In the following decades, America lost the innocence of the Fourteen Points and the League of Nations, but not the

sense of national purpose that brought Americans to the Argonne Forest. It was the same spirit found on D-Day and in the long defense of Europe from Soviet aggression. That enthusiasm, in some quarters, has waned. Economic self-doubt turns a nation inward. Global engagement is often difficult, expensive and thankless. Some long for America to be, once again, merely a nation among nations. But the forces that led the United States into World War I were not random or unique. America moved beyond its shores on the momentum of its founding principles along with a growing recognition that our nation is not immune from the disorders of the world. Times change. Old battles, once fresh in their horror, are forgotten. But America still produces men and women like Frank Buckles. And sometimes mankind has no other place to turn. Michael Gerson is a columnist for The Washington Post.

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merica seems trapped in an exploding Middle East minefield. Revolts are breaking out amid the choke points of world commerce. Shiite populations are now restive in the Gulf monarchies. The politics of rebellion are often bewildering. Theocrats in Iran, kings in the Gulf states and Jordan, dictators in Egypt and Tunisia, and mad-hatter thugs in Libya are all gone or threatened. Some, like Mubarak, were often proAmerican. Others, like Libya’s Gadhafi, hate the United States. Calls for reform now come from a bewildering menu of protesters — Muslim extremists, secular pro-Western liberals, hard-core terrorists and everyday people who just want a better life. Strategic concerns frame almost every one of these upheavals. Israel may soon have enemies on all of its borders. Iran is close to getting a nuclear weapon. All the unrest reminds us that today’s supposed friend is tomorrow’s possible enemy — with no certainty about who will end up with a deposed strongman’s arsenal of weapons. America either has military relations with or gives foreign aid to (and sometimes both) Egypt, Jordan and the West

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON Bank. Over the last decade, terrorists who have been caught in the United States plotting our destruction came almost exclusively from the restive Middle East. Tens of thousands of American troops are dispersed throughout Iraq and the Gulf region. Oil-starved China has a hungry eye on these resource-rich, unstable states. More than half the world’s daily supply of exported petroleum is shipped from the Middle East. There are only a few constants in the maze of unrest. The common enemy is autocracy that has impoverished and terrorized Middle East populations for decades. Only a few governments in the general region that have consensual and legitimate governments — Israel and, to a much lesser degree, Turkey and Iraq — have escaped the most recent unrest. What has been the American response to these crises? In a word — confused.

President Obama assured a savage Iranian theocracy in 2009 that we would not meddle in its internal affairs, amid apologies for our supposed sins more than a half-century ago during the height of the Cold War. In response, Iranian leaders brutally and unapologetically put down popular unrest. The Obama administration at first announced that Hosni Mubarak was not, and then was, a dictator. It then declared, in temporizing Jimmy Carter fashion, that he should have left yesterday, now, soon or in the fall. The Muslim Brotherhood was said to be variously suspect, not violent, a needed player in the transition — or apparently all that and more. Finally, we just shut up and assumed that the military coup that threw out Mubarak, suspended the constitution and quieted the demonstrators would transition to consensual government. For too long, Obama stayed quiet as Moammar Gadhafi slaughtered Libyans with tanks and artillery. A cynic might have concluded from Obama’s weak, “make no mistake about it” sermons that if a ruthless regime kills its own, hates America and bars the press, the United States will appear indifferent. In contrast, if the strongman is more pro-

American, allows protests and lets in the BBC and CNN, then he sort of has earned our rebuke. Meanwhile, as much of the world’s oil supply teeters on the brink, the Obama administration has stopped new drilling for seven years in the eastern Gulf of Mexico; halted further oil and gas exploration in many regions of Colorado, Utah and Wyoming; and will not reconsider drilling in small but petroleumrich areas of Alaska. Instead, we hear the same tired Van Jones-like fantasies about wind and solar power as gasoline prices approach $4 a gallon in recessionary times. It is past time for the Obama administration to speak in one voice on behalf of nonviolent transition to secular constitutional government in the Middle East. Meanwhile, to preserve our autonomy and options, America in the short term needs to stop borrowing money and to drill like crazy for oil and natural gas, as we fast-track coal and nuclear power. Right now anything less is near-criminal negligence.

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ust when the Securities and Exchange Commission might hope to shed some of the shame of missing the biggest investment scam in U.S. history comes news that its own top lawyer profited from the scheme. He didn’t do it knowingly because, embarrassingly enough, the SEC didn’t know it was a scam. Still, David Becker, the agency’s former chief counsel, wound up profiting from Bernard Madoff’s investment pyramid. That’s according to Becker’s own explanation. And so he is among the hundreds of people, funds and firms that bankruptcy trustee Irving Picard is suing to recover money for those who lost principal in the Ponzi scheme. Becker became a beneficiary because his mother invested $500,000 with Madoff that became $2 million by the time she died in 2004, according to the suit. Her sons cashed it out in early 2005, almost four years before the pyramid collapsed. However unwittingly they profited from the crime, there’s more than a little irony in the suit Picard filed against the three Becker brothers to recover the $1.5 million the family made off of other investors. For one thing, Picard is claiming in other, more spectacular suits that sophisticated investors and banks, including JPMorgan Chase, knew or should have known they were pumping money into and reaping profits back from a massive scam. But of all those who should have known that there was something deeply wrong with Madoff’s operations, the SEC tops the list. It’s the agency’s core job to know that sort of thing, yet it blew off the very idea. Beginning in 1992, the SEC repeatedly failed to take seriously “numerous credible and detailed complaints” and “never took the necessary, but basic, steps to determine if Madoff was operating a Ponzi scheme,” the agency’s inspector general concluded in a 2009 report. The report blamed poor staffing and simple ineptitude. Precisely because the SEC investigations never uncovered the fraud, Becker was spared any knowledge of the allegations. In a letter to inquiring House Republicans last week, he defended him-

self by citing the same inspector general report that slammed his agency. “The report finds that the complaints were not reviewed and distributed as they should have been,” Becker wrote, which is to say they never reached his office. Picard’s suit against the Beckers doesn’t claim that any of them “knew or should have known” Madoff was scamming his clients. They’re being sued because they took out more money than their mother invested with Madoff. The presumed profit that they and other net winners received was actually principal that other, newer investors were putting in. If the SEC had done its job, there wouldn’t have been so many newer investors — perhaps not even Dorothy Becker. That the SEC’s ineptness made it possible for Madoff to draw in more and more victims can’t be disputed. Not only did the agency fail to shut down the fund,

the clean bill of health it gave Madoff became a marketing tool for him. So some victims blame their losses on the SEC’s botched investigations and are suing the federal government because of it. Among them, a favorite exhibit is the SEC inspector general report. Whether any of the suits can survive a governmental immunity defense remains to be seen. A federal judge in Los Angeles tentatively dismissed such a case in April and tossed it out last month. But no federal judge in Manhattan, where most of the suits are pending, has decided that question. As for Becker, he served two stints as the SEC’s top lawyer, from 2000 until mid-2002 and then again from 2009 until he stepped down this week. The first time around, he “helped shape the commission’s major policy and regulatory initiatives,” the agency said in a news release. None of those initiatives produced an agency sufficiently

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missed last Sunday’s Oscar telecast. I was too busy watching the deadsolid lock for the award for Best Documentary Film Not Even Nominated: the horrifying, heartbreaking education movie “Waiting for Superman.” At first glance, you might suppose that “Waiting for Superman” is the kind of movie that Oscar voters would love, a poster child for Hollywood liberalism. It follows the struggles of five kids — four of them from hard-luck innercity neighborhoods — to get into decent schools. What these children are trying to escape are schools where failure is literally a way of life. Daisy’s plucky ambitions for medical school will have to overcome a cold statistical reality: Less than three out of every hundred students who graduate from her neighborhood high school have completed the courses necessary for admission to

a four-year college. And if those numbers are discouraging, consider the statistics of a neighboring high school where 40,000 of 60,000 students who have entered over the years have flunked out. In one of the film’s most chilling moments, “Waiting for Superman” displays an animated map showing the locations of thousands of such “failure factories” across the United States, poisoning their neighborhood like toxic waste dumps as they spit out broken kids. That’s the fate the families in “Waiting for Superman” are frantically seeking to avoid. Penned in by school boundaries, lost in bureaucratic quagmires that take little notice of aptitude and less of desire, all five kids in the end are reduced to bingo numbers: Their futures are staked on being picked in long-shot lotteries for the few spaces available in high-performing charter schools in their areas. But “Waiting for Superman” is a documentary, not a fairy tale,

and the final scenes will make you cry. This is not what America is supposed to be about. So why wasn’t “Waiting for Superman” nominated for an Oscar as best documentary? The answer was plain during Sunday’s ceremony, when several of the winners gave shout-outs to the belligerent public-employee unions laying siege to the capitol of Wisconsin. Hollywood, which ought to give itself a Lifetime Achievement Oscar for its dedication in portraying itself as a town of regular working Joes, is thoroughly unionized. And “Waiting for Superman” casts a hard eye on the role of teachers unions in wrecking American schools. It includes footage shot in New York City’s notorious “rubber rooms,” where hundreds of teachers accused of misconduct ranging from drunkenness on the job to sexual molestation of students lounge around playing cards or sleeping, on full salary, while union lawyers

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drag out their disciplinary hearings for years at a time. It includes heinous statistics like this one: In a typical year in Illinois, one of every 57 doctors loses his medical license, one in every 97 lawyers is disbarred ... and just one in 2,500 teachers loses his license. Right-wing union-busting, yeah? Except Davis Guggenheim, who wrote and directed “Waiting for Superman,” is a left-wing Democrat who won an Oscar for the global-warming documentary “An Inconvenient Truth.” He also made the biographical video of Barack Obama screened at the 2008 Democratic convention. “That was a difficult piece,” he said of the teacher issue during a recent TV interview, “because I believe in unions — I’m a member of the Director’s Guild. ... That’s a difficult thing to sort of dissect that issue.” Too difficult for Oscar voters. Glenn Garvin is a columnist for the Miami Herald.

Gregory Rodriguez is a columnist for the Los Angeles Times.

Victor Davis Hanson is a classicist and historian at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.

aggressive or capable to uncover the Madoff fraud. He returned two months after Madoff’s arrest to “coordinate the commission’s efforts at revitalization and reform,” SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro said in the release. That was five years after he and his brothers had cashed out their mother’s Madoff investment. Still, the agency and its top lawyer were involved in issues that would eventually affect the Becker brothers. Under David Becker’s signature, the SEC filed legal briefs to say what compensation Picard could legally pursue for Madoff investors. Becker told the House Republicans that he sought advice from the agency’s ethics guru as to whether he should recuse himself. Amazingly, the ethics lawyer found no reason to. And so he was involved when the agency staked out a legal position opposite that taken by some Madoff victims who wanted compensation based on what their Madoff investments were supposedly worth when the scheme collapsed. Picard and the SEC, with Becker as top legal counsel, successfully argued in bankruptcy court that they shouldn’t be paid on the basis of false account statements that Madoff generated, although that’s a point a federal appeals court will take up Thursday. Becker had consulted with the ethics counsel because he realized that issue might hit him financially through clawback suits Picard would file, he told House members. It did affect the Beckers in a way that clearly doesn’t benefit them. When they liquidated their mother’s Madoff account, they received what Madoff said it was worth: $1.5 million more than the original investment. That’s why Picard is suing the Beckers. It’s why Becker, who just left his job at the SEC, is now on the opposite side of Picard in litigation — because the two men were on the same, winning side when arguing that nobody deserves pyramid profits. And it’s why the SEC probably can’t wait for Madoff finally to retreat from the news. Ann Woolner is a Bloomberg News columnist.

An inconvenient truth for teachers unions By Glenn Garvin

By Gregory Rodriguez sk not what your country can do for you. Ask what your country has done for you lately. With apologies to John F. Kennedy, that’s what concerned citizens should be doing to get their heads around the debate in Washington about the appropriate size and role of government. Despite how riveted we are by Washington blood sports, average citizens don’t always understand what “government” means. That’s not because they’re dumb; it’s because the nature of government has changed drastically. Once upon a time, average Americans got most of their payback from government directly, in the form of Social Security, public assistance or the GI Bill. Since the 1970s, however, a growing share of federal social largess has been hidden in what Cornell University political scientist Suzanne Mettler provocatively labels “the submerged state” — a conglomeration of tax incentives and subsidies. Three programs make up most of this “hidden welfare state,” as another scholar calls it. The first is employer-based health insurance, which is subsidized by the ability of businesses to deduct some of the costs from their taxes. The second is the home mortgage interest deduction for individuals, and the third is the creation of tax-free retirement accounts, into which employers and employees can contribute. Yale political scientist Jacob Hacker calculates that such “tax-advantaged” programs make up almost a third of America’s social welfare spending. Yet a lot of citizens simply don’t recognize these as government benefits. We don’t get U.S. Treasury checks for mortgage interest deductions (the deduction just lowers our tax bill). Nor do we directly see the hand of the government in our health care; we deal with a private insurer, private doctors and our employers’ benefits representatives, not a national health service. And our 401(k) plans just seem like savings accounts, not a government benefit. The way we’ve set it all up has, in Mettler’s words, “shrouded the state’s role, making it largely invisible to ordinary citizens.” In fact, according to a 2008 survey by the Cornell Survey Research Institute, 60 percent of respondents who received a home loan interest deduction told surveyors that they had never used a federal social program, not realizing that the tax break was the result of the government intentionally forgoing revenue to further the social goal of homeownership. Likewise, respondents who benefited from tax-advantaged education savings accounts, such as 529 plans, were even more likely (64.3 percent) to say that they had not used a government program. Not surprisingly, this lack of recognition that government is helping us pay for college or a new home affects people’s view of how useful Washington is. In the 2008 survey, respondents who had benefited from direct, visible programs — such as those who received unemployment benefits — were significantly more likely than those who benefited from the “submerged state” to report that they paid their fair share of taxes. The submerged-state problem plagued President Obama’s 2009 stimulus. Mettler points out that 1 out of 3 stimulus dollars was “tucked into tax breaks (for individuals) rather than in more obvious forms of social welfare such as relief payments or (direct) job creation.” It should be no surprise, then, that a CBS poll found that twice as many Americans thought Obama had raised their taxes as thought he had reduced them, or that, according to a CNN/Opinion Research Corp. poll, more than 50 percent of Americans thought the stimulus helped Wall Street and only a quarter thought it helped the middle class. The costs of the hidden social programs are not just political. Last year’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform found that providing for government programs through tax breaks prevents us from fully acknowledging exactly how the government is spending its money. It called for closing off many tax breaks to provide “accountability and transparency to the federal budget process.” Of course, tax codes tend to make peoples’ eyes glaze over. We do battle over abortion rights or illegal immigration, rather than get a grip on the submerged state. Yet it affects more Americans’ lives than those issues combined, and we barely have a clue.

SEC’s botch on Madoff leaves top lawyer covered By Ann Woolner

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B B E S T- S E L L E R S Publishers Weekly ranks the best sellers for the week ending Feb. 26. HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Treachery in Death” by J.D. Robb (Putnam)

Wife rebounds in ‘Three Stages’ ‘Three Stages Of Amazement’ By Carol Edgarian (Scribner, 298 pgs., $25)

2. “Pale Demon” by Kim Harrison Harper (Voyager)

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3. “Gideon’s Sword” by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child (Grand Central)

Carol Edgarian’s “Three Stages of Amazement” shares a surprising amount of common ground with last year’s most arguedabout novel, Jonathan Franzen’s “Freedom.” Whatever the overarching themes of either book may be, it’s the sharply observed detail and intensity that matter: the spectacle of high-strung, hot-blooded, restless people conflating their own private crises with the political and economic turmoil of their times. What Halliburton and the Bush era were to Franzen, Silicon Valley and the Obama presidency are to Edgarian’s turbulent, furiously compelling book. For the sake of concision, let’s sideline all further thoughts of Franzen to concentrate on what Edgarian has done (in half the space, with less loftiness but more soap-operatic plot tricks). “Three Stages of Amazement,” her second novel, is set in San Francisco. Its 42-year-old heroine, Lena Rusch, worked in television as a “radical, save-the-world and nail-the-bastards producer” until she bore three children, one of whom died in the delivery room, and she became saddled with domestic obligations. “Lena liked to give the pious hausfrau eyes,” Edgarian writes, “but, really, not so long ago she had been the family lark.” Lena’s husband, Dr. Charlie Pepper, was a full-time surgeon

4. “A Discovery of Witches” by Deborah Harkness (Viking) 5. “Tick Tock ” by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown) 6. “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest ” by Stieg Larsson (Knopf) 7. “The Help” by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam/AmyEinhorn) 8. “The Union Quilters” by Jennifer Chiaverini (Dutton) 9. “The Paris Wife” by Paula McLain (Ballantine) 10. “Night Vision” by Randy Wayne White (Putnam) 11. “Dead or Alive” by Tom Clancy with Grant Blackwood (Putnam) 12. “Devil’s Food Cake Murder ” by Joanne Fluke (Kensington) 13. “The Confession” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 14. “A Heartbeat Away ” by Michael Palmer (St. Martin’s)

HARDCOVER NONFICTION 1. “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand (Random House) 2. “Known and Unknown” by Donald Rumsfeld (Sentinel) 3. “Decision Points” by George W. Bush (Crown) 4. “Peace from Broken Pieces” by Iyanla Vanzant (Smiley Books) 5. “Against All Odds” by Scott Brown (Harper) 6. “Cleopatra” by Stacy Schiff (Little, Brown)

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until he got involved with a startup business venture involving new robotic operating-room technology. Together “they were as ordinary as any two people wanting more,” until they began spending so much time apart. Then the marriage got rocky, and the world got rocky too. Edgarian starts the book just before the Obama inauguration, with the economy plummeting and Bernard Madoff (who looks to Lena like “a Jew with a George Wash ing ton haircut”) in the news.

Lush and risky imagery The basic outline of this story isn’t what elevates “Three Stages of Amazement” from the commonplace. But it goes like this: Charlie needs funds for his venture. He secretly goes to the man Lena hates most in the world: her uncle Cal Rusch, a venture capitalist with a “thrillseeking noggin,” a Madoff aspect, a hilltop mansion in Pacific Heights and a vast fortune. “And just to put a cherry on it, an old boyfriend of Lena’s works with Rusch,” Charlie says of the secret deal. “Lena doesn’t know he’s there, but I do.”

The old boyfriend is a steamily evoked Italian named Alessandro, whose own Palo Alto venture firm is housed in “a playhouse for his geek friends.” (Decorative features include a World War I prop plane, a whale skeleton and 50 guitars.) Lena married Charlie on the rebound from Alessandro. And she tamped down her wanderlust accordingly. “But her dreams proved more difficult to control,” Edgarian writes, using the kind of lush, risky imagery that can make her book so startling. “Each night, as Lena closed her eyes, a symphony of barechested men greeted her, their deep-river voices calling for her to come over.” A few further plot developments are inevitable: Charlie must tell Lena about his business venture. Lena and Alessandro must be put on a collision course. And Lena must lock antlers with her uncle. All of this is set in motion once Paco, the majordomo at Cal’s Pacific Heights palace, marches seven blocks down a steep hill and delivers an invitation to Charlie and Lena’s embarrassing little pink bungalow. Cal and his wife, Ivy, another

strong, improbably appealing character in a book that is full of them, are giving the party to end all parties. Lena and Charlie are grudgingly invited. The party is this book’s extended centerpiece, delectably described and then dissected. Surely some of the amazement in Edgarian’s title is about this. Elite Democrats show up, still buzzing about the new president, who had them all weeping. So do the tech wizards whose new fortunes have raised the benchmarks for casual extravagance. Cal’s dressing room has a cherrywood massage table. His office has leather tiles on the floor. Lena shows up angry. She remains very much a “nervy Arabian” instead of “a draft horse,” as Edgarian sees her, Lena with the “grass green eyes” and “Audrey Hepburn neck,” with “a bit of a fairy about her, a bit of the witch.” Alessandro appears too. And so does Norah Jones, paid to sing at the party and performing “Come Away With Me” as if she were crooning right in Lena and Alessandro’s ears.

Wearying protagonist But when the party’s over, the book takes a sharp turn, heading off in an unexpected and fearsome direction. Here’s what can be said about this mood swing, without spoilers: This part of the novel overpowers the rest, perhaps more than Edgarian intended. It beggars the importance of Lena’s anomie as more graphic and earth-shaking events upstage her ever more wearying frustra-

7. “A Simple Government ” by Mike Huckabee (Sentinel) 8. “The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother ” by Amy Chua (Penguin Press) 9. “The 4-Hour Body” by Timothy Ferriss (Crown) 10. “Disciplined Dreaming” by Josh Linkner (Jossey-Bass) 11. “I Beat the Odds” by Michael Oher with Don Yaeger (Gotham) 12. “True You” by Janet Jackson with David Ritz (Karen Hunter) 13. “A Widow’s Story ” by Joyce Carol Oates (Ecco) 14. “Straight Talk, No Chaser ” by Steve Harvey (Amistad)

MASS MARKET 1. “This Side of the Grave” by Jeaniene Frost (Avon) 2. “A Creed in Stone Creek ” by Linda Lael Miller (HQN) 3. “Harvest Moon” by Robyn Carr (Mira) 4. “The Silent Sea” by Clive Cussler with Jack Du Brul (Berkley) 5. “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” by Stieg Larsson (Vintage) 6. “Dreams of a Dark Warrior ” by Kresley Cole (Pocket) 7. “An Engagement in Seattle” by Debbie Macomber (Mira) 8. “The Girl Who Played with Fire” by Stieg Larsson (Vintage) 9. “Without Mercy ” by Lisa Jackson (Zebra) 10. “Deception” by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine) 11. “Swimsuit ” by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro (Grand Central) 12. “Deliver Us from Evil” by David Baldacci (Vision) 13. “The Lincoln Lawyer ” by Michael Connelly (Grand Central) 14. “The Lost Symbol” by Dan Brown (Anchor)

TRADE 1. “Heaven Is for Real” by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent (Thomas Nelson) 2. “Water for Elephants” by Sara Gruen (Algonquin) 3. “Cutting for Stone” by Abraham Verghese (Vintage) 4. “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” by Stieg Larsson (Vintage) 5. “Inside of a Dog” by Alexandra Horowitz (Scribner) 6. “The Postmistress” by Sarah Blake (Berkley) 7. “Private” by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro (Grand Central) 8. “The Big Short ” by Michael Lewis (Norton) 9. “Little Bee” by Chris Cleave (Simon & Schuster) 10. “Committed” by Elizabeth Gilbert (Penguin) 11. “The Girl Who Played with Fire” by Stieg Larsson (Vintage) 12. “The Art of Racing in the Rain” by Garth Stein (Harper) 13. “The King’s Speech” by Mark Logue & Peter Conradi (Sterling) 14. “True Grit ” by Charles Portis (Overlook)

Foreclosure a catalyst to fantastic journey “No Passengers Beyond This Point” By Gennifer Choldenko (Dial Books for Young Readers, 244 pgs., $16.99)

By Susan Carpenter Los Angeles Times

“Foreclosure” is a word that’s gotten a lot of news coverage in recent years, paralleling the economy’s downward spiral. It’s less common to read about financially induced home loss in fiction, especially in books for young readers. But in the new middle-grade novel “No Passengers Beyond This Point” by Gennifer Choldenko, foreclosure is the catalyst for a fantastical journey taken by three siblings after their single mother loses their home. Only one of the children saw it coming. Twelve-year-old Finn had noticed the family no longer ate meat for dinner — just spaghetti and mac and cheese. There were a lot of calls on the answering machine from an entity called “Home Fi.” The only part of his mother’s behavior that didn’t make sense to Finn involved field trip forms that she let pile up. His mom was a teacher. She knew to get them in on time. It was only after his mom called a family meeting that Finn and his sisters, India (age 14) and Mouse (age 6), were clued in. The next night, the three kids would be shipped to Colorado to live with an uncle. Their mom would be staying behind to finish out the school year so she’d stand a better chance of landing another job after the move. It is a bleak situation that, though fictional, seems real because the emotions of this predicament are channeled through the three kids, who alternate narrating chapters. They are, by turns, anxious and sad as they board the airplane that will take them to an uncertain future in an unfamiliar place. Their mom had always told them to make lemonade when life gave them lemons. Still, In-

dia wonders: “What if I don’t like lemonade? What if I’d rather drink cyanide?” What happens next is entirely unexpected — not only for the book’s characters but also for its readers. Touching down in Denver, the kids are picked up by a driver in a feathered pink taxi and driven to an alternate reality where they are greeted as if they were celebrities, with cheering fans and salutations written by airplane skywriters. The kids are housed in individual dream homes. Finn’s has a retractable basketball court. India’s, an enviable wardrobe. Each house also comes with a more perfect version of their mom. Their good fortune isn’t meant to last — only to lull them into believing this new catered-to, individualized reality is better than the one they were forced to leave. When each of them is evicted after a mere few hours in paradise, it’s up to the kids to realize they are better off together and to figure out how to escape from a world that doesn’t make a whole lot of sense. When two of the children are trapped inside lockers, the instructions for opening it are a threefold mind-bender. “One: Remember what you want to forget. Two: Ask yourself a question you can’t answer. Three: Remember what you wish more than anything you

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hadn’t forgotten.” In some ways, “No Passengers Beyond This Point” reads like a middle-grade mash-up of Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World” and James Patterson’s “Witch & Wizard” series. The difference is the range of emotion. In presenting the story from three children’s ages, and points of view, Choldenko does a wonderful job of channeling the anxieties of young people trying to cope with a situation beyond their control. Like her bestselling “Al Capone Does My Shirts,” which received numerous accolades when it was published in 2004, “No Passengers” is literary and relatable. Each character is distinct, presenting a worldview that is age-appropriate and linguistically authentic even if the situation it relates to is apocryphal. Six-year-old Mouse is particularly delightful as she tries to figure out why her big sister is so mean (it must be her pimples), and wonders why she can’t seem to stop pestering her (India would otherwise forget about her). When India

praises someone’s intelligence for knowing how to spell “prosciutto,” Mouse counters: “I’m smarter than that. I can spell hors d’oeuvres.” Simultaneously heartwarming and spirited, “No Passengers Beyond This Point” takes readers on an unexpected journey about the importance of family, no matter what happens.


tion. Her nostril-flaring moodiness wears thin. Edgarian nonetheless keeps Lena at the center of the book’s universe. It’s a dangerous miscalculation. And the author has a lot more trouble ending this book than she did starting it. So things become disappointingly perfunctory. Too many broad, convenient, Lena-friendly strokes of fate shape the book’s final pages.

Strange and true That said, “Three Stages of Amazement” is a fiery, deeply involving book with an eccentric streak that keeps it constantly surprising. Its thoughts about strength, endurance and good fortune are neatly embodied by the image of a bubble on the cover. It carries blurbs from Jennifer Egan and Amy Bloom, which signal that this is not a run-ofthe-mill family story or romantic fiction. Egan and Bloom are writers who share Edgarian’s fearless capacity for surgical precision. Edgarian renders her setting so lovingly that San Francisco — a “gorgeous sugar-cake” of a city, with its capacity to weather destruction and reinvent itself, with its drastic extremes of physical and fiscal altitude — becomes a major character in its own right. And some of her novel’s drama hinges on the simple, foolproof power of men and women to misunderstand each other. “Na, you can’t talk about ’em together,” somebody here says succinctly. “It’s like wolves and apples.” Strange and true.

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Family glamour and dysfunction in ‘Haywire’ parents divorced. Both remarried soon after. For a time, the children lived with their mother, then were sent off to boarding schools. The fissures of early childhood soon wrenched wide open, and while it might be possible to identify pivotal moments, it seems besides the point once the avalanche is really in motion.

“Haywire” By Brooke Hayward (Vintage, 352 pgs., $16)

By Liz Brown Newsday

“I never saw my mother sign an autograph.” It’s a wonderfully economical sentence: in one line Brooke Hayward evokes the dizzying combination of glamorous privilege (“autograph”) and stringent codes (“never”) that marked her Hollywood upbringing. And over all of it hovers the divinity (“my mother”), actress Margaret Sullavan (“The Shop Around the Corner”). The other god in this story is father Leland Hayward, the dashing agent who represented not only his wife but also her ex-husbands Henry Fonda and William Wyler as well as scores of other stars (Jimmy Stewart, Fred Astaire and Greta Garbo, to name only a few). When he tired of being an agent, Leland turned to Broadway, producing “South Pacific” and “The Sound of Music.”

Real-estate guide It’s hard to believe “Haywire” ever went out of print. Brooke Hayward’s memoir was a bestseller when it was first published in 1977, and with all the boldface names, it’s easy to see why. Yet the book also functions as a reference guide to California real estate (glimpses of Brentwood when it was mostly avocado trees), aviation history (Leland founded Southwest Airlines) and Hollywood life behind the scenes (social posturing via children’s birth-

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day parties). At its core, though, this is the story of a family: “When we were very young, life seemed like an exciting game, invented, explained, and directed by Mother.” “We” is Brooke and her younger siblings Bridget and Bill, all completely in awe of their glittering, charming parents. The children have servants, a barn all to themselves, a pony, trips to Saint-Malo, France. They share a tribal link with the Fondas, learning to smoke with Peter, starting food fights with Jane. There is an intoxicating sense of freedom and yet, as the author notes, the paradox of being “forbidden to deviate from a strict set of rules.” There are spanking sessions for Bill that never seem to end, and at times a devastating psychological warfare. Love in this family is large, fierce and undiminishing, but so is the damage. When Brooke was 10, her

At different times, both Bridget and her mother had nervous breakdowns and stints in a psychiatric facility. After various acts of rebellion, Leland had Bill institutionalized. In 1960, Margaret Sullavan died of an overdose. Nine months later, Bridget did, too. After a series of strokes and pancreatitis, Leland died in 1971. In the book’s new epilogue, Brooke writes that in 2000, Bill was severely injured in a motorcycle accident, and in 2008 he shot himself. The tragedy is beyond mythic. Reading “Haywire,” I thought of Jean Stein and George Plimpton’s “Edie,” which came out four years later — not only in terms of subject (so much beauty, so much wreckage), but also in the quoted reminiscences that Brooke weaves in from family friends (Diana Vreeland, Truman Capote). One important difference, though, is that Brooke Hayward is still very much the narrator. Her epilogue is remarkable for its uninflected tone. She offers nothing remotely consoling about redemption or overcoming adversity. And that is one of the most bracing and strangely affirming aspects of this book.

I thought I loved you, David Cassidy “I Think I Love You” By Allison Pearson (Alfred A. Knopf 357 pgs., $24.95)

By Susan Salter Reynolds Los Angeles Times

Poor little Petra, just 13 and growing up in South Wales, is one of thousands of girls smitten with David Cassidy. The year is 1974, and Cassidy is the creation of a brilliant marketing campaign that preys on the hearts of teenage girls. As you may or may not remember, depending on which planet you were born on, Cassidy was the star of the TV series “The Partridge Family.” He branched off into his own career as a bubble-gum rock icon. Cassidy’s career fizzled and died in a series of media scandals, including a spread of him naked in Rolling Stone (photographed by Annie Leibovitz), admitted drug and alcohol problems and other grave disappointments to his fans. Worst of all, in 1974, at a Cassidy concert in London’s White City Stadium, a 14-yearold girl named Bernadette Whelan was crushed to death and nearly 1,000 fans in the crowd of 35,000 were injured.

David Cassidy fans When the novel “I Think I Love You” opens, Petra and her friends are blissfully ignorant of these eventualities. They are too busy studying up on Cassidy — reading every little scrap, every magazine article — collecting posters and other paraphernalia and dreaming that they might one day become Mrs. Cassidy. Petra is a chatterbox, and so we are privy to every flutter of her stolen heart. She aces all the Cassidy quizzes and so enters into a mega-contest. First prize — a trip to California to meet him in person. Petra studies for the prize. Pores over every issue of the Essential David Cassidy Magazine. As for the boys her own age — hopeless, useless. And the girls — mean as ever. “You chose the kind of friends you wanted because you hoped you could be

like them and not like you. To improve your image, you made yourself more stupid and less kind.” Who wouldn’t try to escape, if only in imagination? Petra writes letters to her true love and, lo!, she receives replies. Little does she know that these replies are written by a would-be student of literature whose only hope of a salary lies with the firm that markets Cassidy. Yes, Bill is hired to write replies to the thousands of girls who bare their souls each day. It pays the rent. In this delightful, giddy novel, there can be no doubt that their lives will one day collide. They meet twice. Once in 1974, when Bill is sent to the concert at White City Stadium, and again in 1998. Back in 1974, Petra was too disillusioned after the White City debacle to collect her prize for the great Cassidy quiz. In 1998, she makes a drunken call to the magazine demanding the prize she won so many years ago — a trip to America to meet her childhood heartthrob.

Years later ... What possesses Petra, now 38, to pick up the phone and demand her prize? Well, her mother’s death; her husband’s announcement that he wants a divorce; her own teenager, Molly, who has begun the excruciating rejection process known as individuation. The magazine’s editors — in-

cluding Bill, who has graduated to editorial director — in their infinite wisdom, sense a golden opportunity. They will fly the middle-aged woman to meet the aging superstar in Vegas. Imagine Petra’s surprise when she learns that Bill, who goes along for the ride, was the letter writer, the literary hand of David Cassidy. It’s a fantastic, unbelievable plot, spun from the impossibility of celebrity adoration and the gorgeous naivete of young love. Allison Pearson, whose novel “I Don’t Know How She Does It” sold more than 500,000 copies in 31 languages, is the master of the balancing act. Somewhere in all this frippery, she finds those universal chords, the stuff of great novels. For example, what it means, as a girl, to search the world for clues upon which nothing less than one’s survival depends — what to wear, what to want, whom to trust. And the weight of one’s mother, the desire not to be one’s mother at all costs, the raw energy that makes a girl want to escape a world in which she cannot possibly ever be appreciated or fully realized.

Funny, witty Pearson is a very funny writer. She builds her characters through dialogue; her vernacular is fast and full of period wit, in this case the unhinged 1970s. She is also a reporter — this novel was born out of her experience interviewing Cassidy in 2004 for the Daily Telegraph Saturday magazine. Like Petra, she was once a crazy fan. “I felt like a time traveler,” she writes in her afterword, which includes the transcript of her interview. “If David was still twenty-four in my heart, how old did that make me?” In that interview, Pearson asks Cassidy the question that has been nagging at her all those years. “David Cassidy, was your favorite color ever brown?” “Brown?” Cassidy replies. “Never. No.” “For eighteen months I wore nothing but brown because I read in a magazine it was your favorite color.”

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Unions Continued from F1 On money alone, many politicians are pretty tough negotiators. They have both the motive and the means. They want to spend their budget on projects that are sexier than government pensions. And, as Rendell says today, politicians can often win a fight with unions in “the court of public opinion.” No wonder that academic papers spanning more than 30 years have found that government workers receive compensation that is similar — with somewhat lower salaries and somewhat better benefits on average — to that of private sector workers with similar qualifications. One study went so far as to include workers’ scores on an intelligence test, to ensure the comparison was apples to apples. Overall, government workers are modestly underpaid or overpaid, depending on which technical accounting assumptions are used to value their pensions. Either way, modestly is the crucial word. There is no good case that government pay is a major cause of the budget problems now facing states. Unfortunately, though, politicians do not have the same incentives to be tough negotiators on issues besides money. Why not? Because most government agencies are monopolies. They face no competition. Whether they perform beautifully or miserably, they cannot be run out of business. They also can’t be run out of business by pushing off costs until a future day. So they delay too many costs, and they don’t perform their jobs well enough. The delaying of costs is obvious. Both politicians and union leaders have decided that generous future benefits offer the easiest way to hold down spending and still satisfy workers. The result is government pay that’s skewed too heavily toward pensions and health insurance. To be clear, I’m making an argument that’s different from “Government workers are overpaid.” I’m saying that they are paid in the wrong ways — in ways that make life easier on union leaders and elected officials, at least initially, but that eventually hurt both workers

THE BULLETIN • Sunday, March 6, 2011 F5 and taxpayers. efforts at teacher evaluation, and The best example is health in- they are still not giving their full surance. Health plans for union cooperation. workers and retirees are much The tragedy — or maybe it’s more likely to require little or no the good news — is that the govco-payment, which leads to lots ernment really can become more of medical treatments that don’t efficient when it tries. Indiana, make people any healthier, and under Gov. Mitch Daniels, a Reto huge costs. Ultimately, some of publican, has had some success these plans will probably prove measuring its results and then so expensive as to be unsustain- improving them. (Daniels, less able. Workers would have been admirably, eliminated many better off accepting a less gener- state workers’ bargaining rights ous benefit package and slightly in 2005.) The state of Washinghigher salaries. ton, under DemoThe solution cratic governors, today is not to cut The solution today has had success, both the pay and is not to cut both too. The Obama the benefits of administration, public workers, the pay and the meanwhile, has as would hap- benefits of public made the federal pen if workers in government more Wisconsin, Ohio workers, as would productive in a and elsewhere happen if workers variety of modest lost their right ways. to bargain. Re- in Wisconsin, Ohio A more efficient member, public and elsewhere government is one workers don’t get that does not need lost their right to especially genquite so many erous salaries. bargain. ... The employees to do The solution is solution is to get the same work. to get rid of the Layoffs are not deferred ben- rid of the deferred always necessary, efits that make benefits that either. Attrition no sense — the can reduce a paywasteful health make no sense. roll fairly quickly, plans, the penas has happened sions that start at in Indiana. age 55 and still let retirees draw a Ideally, the states’ current fisfull salary elsewhere, the defini- cal crisis will end up being the tions of disability that treat herni- spark that forces government to ated discs as incurable. improve. But even if that happens These changes will help the — for that matter, even if Walker states’ long-run budget problems, and some other governors sucbut of course they won’t address ceed at slashing worker pay — the immediate crisis. Dealing don’t expect our budget problems with the crisis will require deal- to go away. They’re too big. ing with the second failure of govFat and happy government ernment: subpar performance. workers, however easy the cariOn Tuesday, an auditor re- cature may be, are not the cause leased a report showing the fed- of our looming federal and state eral government was wasting deficits. Neither are spineless tens of billions of dollars on spe- politicians. cific programs that accomplished The cause is Americans’ collittle. Inefficiency is just as big a lective desire for low taxes and problem in state and local gov- generous government benefits. ernments. Yet many public sector We want our politicians to promunions have been terribly short- ise us tax cuts, a strong military, sighted on this issue. safe streets, good schools and They have too often blocked unchanged Medicare and Social attempts to make government Security. And promise it all they work better. Instead, they have do. protected their worst-performEventually, we will have to ing members, at the expense of pay for the government we want, both the taxpayers and the thou- regardless of what happens in sands of public workers who do Wisconsin. their jobs well. Only recently, for instance, have teachers’ unions David Leonhardt is a columnist started to cooperate with serious for The New York Times.

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hose paying close attention to Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit issue that came out last month (guys, you know who you are) may not realize that a young Bend company provided three of the small bikinis. Having your bikinis chosen for modeling in this issue is big in the swimwear world. Bend-based Beauty & the Beach had three different suits on three models, including cover girl Irina Shayk for one of her inside photos. Describing to a journalist with no fashion sense what it means to be in this issue, Beauty & the Beach co-owner Katie Wilson referenced what she read from another designer, “This is like the Oscars for swimwear.” Or to put it another way, Wilson said, “It’s kind of like the Vogue (magazine) of swimwear.” Get in and you get noticed. “It’s kind of like a credential,” said Wilson, who co-owns the company with her boyfriend, Joe Eitel. “When you drop (the name) Sports Illustrated, it makes people listen.” Those people are typically buyers for retailers looking to get a jump on fashions. Beauty & the Beach also sells to customers online,, and locally through At the Beach in downtown Bend. Wilson said last week that new wholesale accounts have almost doubled in the last couple of weeks. She estimates orders from landing in the issue spike by about 30 percent — an estimate based on experience. Beauty & the Beach has been in the issue, either online or in the magazine, the last three years — and the company only started in December 2008. It landed in the issue’s online edition in 2009, and the magazine and online editions in 2010 and 2011. “It kind of just kicked us off and helped us get a name for ourselves,” Wilson said of the first SI exposure. That was New York designer Lisa Curran’s experience, too, according to an Associated Press story last month advancing the swimsuit issue’s release. Curran has been in the issue 11 of her 12 years in operation, and in the beginning it helped her business, providing her credibility as a designer, AP said. Designers submit thousands of suits to SI each year, Diane Smith, SI swimsuit editor, said in the AP story. SI will take 300 or 400 on a trip and take about four or five trips a year. About 90 photos end up in the magazine, AP said. Wilson said she sent about 60 suits, including the one worn by Shayk on Page 77 that includes a top made with about 200 small sea shells Wilson sewed into it. The same shot appears online. Model Alyssa Miller sports one of Beauty & the Beach’s popular crocheted suits on Page 122. Six more shots of Miller in the same suit appear online. And model Kathy Leutner, one of eight models SI is asking readers to vote on to appear in the 2012 issue, is sporting a Beauty & the Beach suit in a magazine pullout of the eight that starts on Page 22. She also appears online. The Beauty & the Beach line is “gorgeous,” said Kelli Brooks, who owns At the Beach. “It’s a fashion piece; it’s a statement piece. If you’ve got the body for it, you should definitely wear it.” Being in SI is a big deal, Brooks said. Women read it, too, to see the styles coming out, she said. Wilson and Eitel handle design, shipping and marketing out of their Shevlin Park-area home. Their suits are made in New York and four overseas countries. Wilson, whose suits retail for about $80 to $120, is expanding into a line of organic swimwear this year and organic clothing next year, saying green is important to her. “It’s easy to go green. You don’t have to sacrifice style or price.” Wilson and Eitel, who met in Maui when Eitel was doing construction work there, moved the company to Bend in March 2009 for business reasons and a love of the area. Eitel, who has a business degree from Oregon State University, dropped building to focus on the company. He’s also pursuing a nursing degree. But his career focus is to continue taking care of business at Beauty & the Beach, which has grown each year. “It’s insane how busy we are,” he said. The SI exposure should help fuel that momentum. “It’s just been real exciting for us and for our company,” Eitel said. John Stearns, business editor, can be reached at 541-617-7822 or at





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classroom Bend man trades executive career to teach business skills to Gilchrist High students, taking them to state competition By Ed Merriman The Bulletin

fter a 25-year career at Shell oil’s corporate headquarters in Houston, and as owner of a Shell auto center in California, Mike Telford decided to take a different path. He traded the corporate life for the classroom — and that has made all the difference for him and the students who take his business classes at Gilchrist High School. “As a poor kid growing up in Pendleton, I just feel blessed that I had the opportunity to attend the University of Oregon and the path that it led me on,” said Telford, 57. “I felt like I had accomplished most of the things I set out to accomplish in business. I made quite a bit of money and I thought teaching would be a way to pass along my love of learning and the business skills that I picked up over the years.” Telford began his corporate career with Shell right out of college in the 1970s, managing land leases for oil and gas exploration and development. Then, in his mid-40s, he sought a career change that would keep him closer to home after his son was born with a heart condition. He left the corporate job that often took him away from home on business travel and bought a Shell auto center in Fresno, Calif., with about $2.5 million a year in sales. After several successful years owning and operating the auto center, Telford sold his business and fast-tracked his master’s degree in teaching. Already armed with his bachelor’s degree in business and economics from Oregon, Telford said it only took him one year to earn a master’s in teaching at National University.


Seated next to the school mascot grizzly bear at Gilchrist High School gym, Mike Telford talked about his decision to trade a corporate career with Shell oil in Houston to teach business classes at the small Central Oregon school. Telford makes the hourlong drive daily from his home in Bend to Gilchrist to teach and help students in his classes who qualified to compete in the state Future Business Leaders of America competition April 7-9 in Portland. His first teaching experience was a summer job at a military-style boot camp for juveniles in California. “I thought if I could manage a classroom of students with gang affiliations, then the rest would be easy,” Telford said. See Telford / G5

March basketball motivates vasectomy madness By Markian Hawryluk The Bulletin

Need an excuse to stay home from work to watch the college basketball tournament this month? Why not get a vasectomy? Jumping on a national trend, Bend Urology Associates is offering a March Madness special enticing men who are considering vasectomies with free pizza, a bag of frozen peas and a medical excuse to spend at least two days on a couch watching basketball. “Some different urology groups around the country have been doing this and so we just sort of took upon the idea,” said Dr. Meredith Baker, a urologist with the group. “We’re trying to let the community know it’s a viable option.” Bend Urology has set up 48 slots for the week of March 14, when the tournament opens, more than double its usual 20 slots. It will add more availability as needed. See Vasectomy / G3

Extend the reach of your small business By Eilene Zimmerman New York Times News Service

Photos by Ed Merriman / The Bulletin

Students in Mike Telford’s business classes at Gilchrist High School who qualified and are preparing to compete at the state Future Business Leaders of America competition April 7-9 in Portland, include: first row, Leanna McGregor, Vance Hergenrader, Brenna Gravitt, Taylor Bean, Sara Carlson and Tiffany Huber; second row, Tucker Boone, Taylor Bartead, Jennifer Scevers, Audrianna Straub, Alleya Harris, Asia Perkins and Sharia King; third row, Richard Egger, Cody Berling, Trinton Koch, Tyler Shuey, Sarianne Harris and Duane Stine; fourth row, Michael Hanna, Jake Trueax, Taylor Welsh and Ransom Mathis; and fifth row, James Getchell and Chris Johnson.


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Mercury-containing devices, like thermometers, are slowly being phased out. Metallic mercury vapors can cause permanent damage to the brain, kidneys and developing fetuses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Thinkstock

People who run a business alone often want it to appear bigger than it really is — as if it has teams of employees and unlimited resources. This is now more possible than ever thanks to some tools that so-called “solopreneurs” and other small businesses have at their disposal, giving them the reach and capabilities of far bigger companies. Last year, Logan Hale, founder of YourLittleFilm, which is based in suburban Los Angeles and creates custom short films, was a sponsor of the children’s dance tour Baby Loves Disco, staffing a booth at a series of Southern California events. The promotion was so successful that he wound up with 400 leads — and a problem. “I don’t have time for that kind of followup,” he said. Instead, Hale used Batchbook, customer relationship management software for small businesses. Although he had to enter the leads, Batchbook integrated with MailChimp, a Web-based e-mail marketing platform that automatically generated and sent a follow-up e-mail to every lead. Batchbook then kept track of the responses. See Reach / G5

By Frank D. Roylance The Baltimore Sun

BALTIMORE — It was one of Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit’s most famous inventions, in 1714. But after nearly 300 years on the market, the still-common mercury thermometer now appears headed for extinction. While many people probably still have them in their medicine cabinets or on their walls, the retail sale of mercury thermometers has been banned or restricted in at least 18 states, with more such legislation pending elsewhere, according to the Interstate

Mercury Education and Reduction Clearinghouse. Mercury thermometers are also on their way out in a wide variety of industries, along with a long list of other measuring devices, thermostats and switches that rely on mercury components. And beginning Tuesday, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, in Gaithersburg, Md., has begun longer provide calibration services for manufacturers and users of mercuryin-glass thermometers — a critical service it had provided to American

industry since 1901. NIST and the Environmental Protection Agency are taking other regulatory steps that would limit the use of those mercury-based products, and provide alternatives. “Due to elemental mercury’s high toxicity, EPA seeks to reduce potential mercury exposures to humans and the environment by reducing the overall use of mercury-containing products, including mercury-containing thermometers,” said EPA spokesman Dale Kemery. See Mercury / G3


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A new wrinkle: cotton’s high cost Rising price puts pinch on clothing retailers, manufacturers By Joan Verdon The Record (Hackensack N.J.)

HACKENSACK, N.J. — Price surges in cotton and other fabrics have retailers and manufacturers feeling stretched, and facing a tough choice: Pass higher costs along to their customers or absorb them, thus cutting into profit margins. So far, consumers haven’t really felt the impact of cotton prices that have jumped more than 130 percent in a year to the highest prices per pound since the Civil War, but retailers and manufacturers say that probably will change when fall merchandise begins arriving in stores. A decrease in the cotton supply because of poor crops and reduced planting in response to the recession, rising labor costs in China and India, and renewed demand for apparel as the economy recovers, have combined to make cotton a hot commodity. “I’m getting calls all the time — ‘You got any cotton? You still have that cotton?’” said Danny Letzt, co-owner of Les Tout Petits, a children’s clothing maker in Ridgefield. Letzt has a “long” position in cotton, with several dozen rolls of fabric he stocked up on in the past and is selling to other manufacturers searching for the fabric. “It’s like having cash,” he said. “It used to be that you couldn’t give it away.” Les Tout Petits has cotton to spare in part because it has shifted its fashion line a bit away from more casual, cotton T-shirts and toward dresses and party clothes that use polyester blends, sequins or other specialty fabrics. But the cotton shortage has driven up demand for other fabrics as well, and Les Tout Petits recently learned it couldn’t get a fabric it needed for one of its designs. It’s also been hit with price increases for polyesters as well as for cotton. Lois Letzt, Danny’s wife and business partner, designs the Les Tout Petits fashions sold in trendy boutiques in Manhattan and throughout the country and have been worn by the Obama daughters. She said the company is trying to cut its costs rather than pass price increases on to retailers. Consumers will pay extra for special-occasion outfits, such as party dresses, but

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Lois and Danny Letzt, owners of Les Tout Petits clothing company in Ridgefield, N.J., are selling stockpiled cotton to other manufacturers. “It used to be that you couldn’t give it away,” Danny Letzt says. not for basic staples, a retail fact of life pushing her to focus more on special-occasion clothes, she said. This month and next are when retailers head for trade shows to view fashions and place orders for fall, and store owners say they’re already seeing the impact of the cotton-price surge. Joyce Hamrah, co-owner of Hamrah’s, an upscale women’s clothing store in Cresskill, N.J., toured designer showrooms last week and saw cotton shirts priced at $400 to $500 that would have been $300 a year ago. The manufacturers “tell you this is the price, and we have to decide what we want to do in the way of buying it or not,” Hamrah said. The store’s buyers are shopping around more to find in-demand fashions at good quality at the best prices. “For a basic shirt, or something that’s simple, $500 is a lot of money,” she said. Although Hamrah’s is coming off a good 2010, according to its owners, and its customers are buying enthusiastically, Hamrah said the store is not going to assume it can pass along price increases. “Any retailer with a little common sense is going to

watch it,” because even affluent customers want to get a good value for their dollar. Anna Anagnos, owner of the Eat Your Spinach children’s boutique in Ridgewood, said she hasn’t yet seen price increases from manufacturers, because her current inventory was ordered last year. “But what happens for back-to-school we don’t know,” she said. Anagnos sells clothes by appointment to customers who want special-occasion gifts for granddaughters and nieces, and those customers are less likely to balk at price. Audrey Storch, whose Waynebased company Hugs To Go LLC sells dolls made of 100 percent cotton fabric, said her prices for supplies are up 30 percent over last year. She was in China in November to source fabric and said it was clear price increases for consumers are inevitable. Still, she said, she is reluctant to raise prices because that might affect the number of dolls she sells. “I’ve become very inventive and creative in cutting my costs here,” she said. The cotton price issue was triggered by the financial crisis and recession, said Ram Sareen, chief executive officer of Tukatech, a Los Angeles-based com-

pany that helps clothing manufacturers reduce fabric waste through computer software and other technologies. “When farmers saw the demand for clothing going down, they did not plant the crops,” he said. “The actual drop in sales was less than 14 percent, but the brands and retailers started cutting the inventory and they reduced the buying by 40 percent.” Analysts are predicting clothing prices will rise 10 percent in the fall. Sareen, however, said increases ultimately could be even higher. “The problem is really going to surface when they start finding out that the 10 percent increase is not going to solve the pricing problem,” he said. The price increases have some merchants watching cotton prices the way investors watch the stock market. “All my suppliers are telling me they’re not even putting out price lists anymore,” said Frank Frisina, owner of Windjammer T-Shirts, a Long Island company that sells custom-printed shirts to schools and organizations. “What you do is you go online in the morning and you find out what the price is that day,” and then decide if you want to place an order, he said.

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Group to rate environmental impact of clothing By Tom Zeller Jr. New York Times News Service

With just a few clicks on Google Maps, anyone can call up a satellite image of blue dye and other chemicals washing downriver from textile mills in Xintang, China — the world capital of blue jeans production. But U.S. shoppers in a typical department store encounter no obvious connection between those polluting plumes of dye — or really any other environmental impact — and their favorite pair of designer blues. In many cases, the company whose name appears on the label is only marginally better informed. But a new and prominent assemblage of retailers, clothing manufacturers, environmental groups and academics plans to change that. Calling itself the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, the group intends to announce Tuesday that it is developing a comprehensive database of the environmental impact of every manufacturer, component and process in apparel production, with the aim of using that information to eventually give every garment a sustainability score. Later, the coalition hopes to produce a label that would share some version of that score with shoppers, giving them a much more detailed view into the supply of fabrics, zippers, dyes, threads, buttons and grommets that come together to form the clothing they buy, as well as what impact the creation of that clothing has on both people and the planet. The coalition includes middlemarket companies like WalMart, JC Penney, H&M and Hanes, along with more traditionally environmentally mind-

ed manufacturers of rugged outdoor clothing like Patagonia and Timberland. The 30 founding members also include Duke University, the nonprofit Environmental Defense Fund, the labor rights group Verite, and the Environmental Protection Agency. Americans spent roughly $340 billion on clothing and shoes last year, which is about 25 percent of the global market, and virtually all of it — 99 percent for footwear and 98 percent for clothes — came from somewhere else, according to the American Apparel and Footwear Association. And the various pieces and parts of any single garment — a jacket, say, or pair of pants — often come from such a diverse multinational chain of fabric mills, dye operations and assembly plants that quantifying the environmental impact of a single item is nearly impossible. Initially, the coalition wants to help individual companies clean up their supply chains. Company members have all agreed to chip in some money to begin the effort, with the larger companies being asked for additional “seed funding” to support the development of a sustainability indexing tool. Rick Ridgeway, who heads sustainability efforts for Patagonia and is the chairman of the new coalition, estimated that the group would spend $2 million by the end of 2011 on developing the tool. “People are at such different points on the sustainability journey, and working together can accelerate our ability to make change,” said Alex Tomey, a vice president for product development and design at Wal-Mart, which has worked closely with Patagonia to get the coalition off the ground.

The obscure nature of the global supply chain for apparel has long been a concern to many environmental groups, including Greenpeace, which reported on the Xintang textile mills in December. While individual manufacturers and smaller segments of the apparel industry have begun trying to quantify their effects, a robust study of the entire life cycle of the apparel and

footwear industries is only now getting under way. “The apparel supply chain is long and quite complicated, and many of our current apparel companies — brand companies — don’t really own all the production facilities and factories,” said Huantian Cao, an associate professor of fashion and apparel studies at the University of Delaware.

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Continued from G1 Within five years, NIST officials expect the mercury thermometer will be officially obsolete. And none too soon. Exposure to high levels of metallic mercury vapors can cause permanent damage to the brain, kidneys and developing fetuses. Brain damage can result in irritability, behavioral changes, tremors, changes in vision, hearing and memory problems, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Although they are being phased out, older devices may still contain mercury, including: • Fever thermometers • Nondigital thermostats • Safety shutoffs in irons and washers • Trunk light in your car • Lawnmower fuel-level indicator

Alternative devices Many manufacturers and other industries have moved away from mercury devices, either out of concerns about the hazards and costs of breakage and cleanups, or because they have found something better. “They have become obsolete in various industries as we work to remove them from the measurement stream and find alternative thermometers,” said Greg Strouse, leader of NIST’s Temperature and Humidity Group. If you were to compare the technologies available today, he said, “mercury is usually the least accurate of all current thermometers in the marketplace. Digital manufacturers have worked extremely hard to create products that work to meet the needs of end users, and usually better.” “We have yet to find an application that we can’t solve with an alternate thermometer,” Strouse said. For those still using mercury devices, NIST is working with the EPA and private industry to revise more than 700 federal product standards that have long required the use of mercury thermometers, and find alternatives. They will identify practical alternative thermometers and write them into the new standards. Almost half of those standards have already been amended to allow the use of nonmercury liquids in glass, or digital thermometers using electronic sensors. The process is expected to take several more years.

New standards, new challenges The EPA has also proposed new rules that would introduce more such flexibility into both the federal Clean Air Act and the Toxic Substances Control Act, where they currently require the use of mercury thermometers. Accurate temperature readings are critical to many industrial processes, and commercial applications such as storage facilities for blood or vaccines. One of the last and biggest challenges for NIST is the petrochemical industry. Natural gas, oil and other fuels expand as they warm up, so temperature measurements are critical to gauging the amount of gas or oil in, or dispensed from, a storage tank. And the industry’s measurement standards have long required finely calibrated mercury-in-glass thermometers. NIST has begun working with the American Petroleum Institute and the American Society for Testing and Materials (an international body that develops consensus technical standards for industry) to identify thermometer technologies that can replace mercury. “Give them credit for level of effort,” Strouse said. “There’s a lot of culture behind their measurements and a lot of money attached. They need to be sure the replacements work to the level they need them to.”

Vasectomy Continued from G1 While the group hasn’t been formally tracking demand for the procedure, Baker said, the physicians have noticed a spike in patients just before the Super Bowl and the basketball tournament. Using suggestive names such as Vas Madness or Snip City, vasectomy specials linked to the basketball tournament have become standard operating procedure for hundreds of urology practices. But would any man really face the knife just to watch basketball? John Murphy, 37, of Bend, said it’s more an issue of timing. “I heard the ad on the radio, and I was planning on getting this done, so I thought, ‘What better way to do it?’” he said. “I could sit at home and watch ‘Oprah’ or ‘The View,’ or I could watch March Madness.” It seemed to him a better option than sitting indoors recovering during the summer or, even

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Kevin Gibson, plant manager at the Honeywell warehouse in Rosedale, Md., shows how thermostats with mercury are bagged and boxed for recycling.

BGE has been replacing customers’ thermostats with energy efficient programmable digital thermostats. Many of the old ones being removed contain mercury switches. Honeywell is collecting these after they have been replaced. They are then bagged and shipped to Thermostat Recycling Corp., where the mercury is recovered. Here, a detailed view of the mercury in one of the thermostats. The declining demand from business and industry for calibration of mercury thermometers at NIST labs tells the tale best. “Back in the early 1900s, they employed five people to do nothing more than calibrate mercury thermometers,” Strouse said. “When I started here 20-some years ago, there was one person in the lab calibrating close to a thousand of them a year. Last year we calibrated four.” And so far in 2011, there have been none. Nor is there any clamor from thermometer manufacturers to save the devices from oblivion. Only one U.S. manufacturer of mercury thermometers — Miller & Weber, in Queens, N.Y. — remains in business. And it, too, is working “extremely hard” to help phase out the technology, and sell customers its more advanced products, Strouse said.

Not just thermometers Thermometers aren’t the only concern. There is mercury in a variety of measuring devices, including some barometers, strain gauges, flow meters, blood-pressure cuffs, and in some electric switches, like the ones that turn on automobile trunk lights when the lids are lifted. In 2001, Maryland banned elemental mercury and mercuryadded devices from the state’s primary and secondary schools, except vocational schools. Subsequent collections removed 6,845 devices and 349 pounds of mercury. “The law is they’re not supposed to be there,” said Maryland Department of the Environment spokesman Jay Apperson. But evidently some remain. On Feb. 11, after a mercury-filled scientific thermometer broke in a Baltimore elementary school, at

worse, on a good powder day. “If I’m going to do it, I’m going to do it on my own terms.” Murphy is an avid college basketball fan — he’s pulling for the University of Connecticut to win it all — but he’s never taken time off work just to watch. He’s been told to expect a two- to three-day recovery. Scheduling the procedure on Tuesday or Wednesday would leave patients resting on the couch for the opening-round games on those evenings and the full days of action on Thursday and Friday. Murphy is hoping to “milk it an extra day” to watch the Saturday and Sunday games as well. “We encourage people to take it easy, really put their feet up and not do anything for 48 hours,” Baker said. “And then after that, they can slowly get back into activity depending on how they’re feeling. Everybody experiences it a little differently.” A vasectomy is a relatively simple procedure that cuts or seals tubes from each testicle

least 20 students and three teachers found themselves surrounded by hazardous materials teams. No one was sickened and no one required decontamination, according to the MDE. But 20 pairs of shoes were sent to a hazardous waste landfill, and the school system faced a costly cleanup. A broken mercury barometer in a science teacher’s office in 2004 caused the evacuation of a section of South Carroll High School. But for most Americans, the nearest mercury is probably in their home thermostats. Millions still have the iconic, round “T87F” Honeywell thermostats, or others like it, on their walls. “It is the second-most-recognized corporate symbol in the world, after the Coke bottle,” said William O’Connor, energy efficiency district manager in Baltimore for Honeywell. The company works with Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. to collect and recycle 800 to 1,000 old thermostats a week — 60 percent of them containing mercury switches — as they’re replaced with programmable digital thermostats under BGE’s Peak Rewards program. Each mercury thermostat contains a glass bulb holding at least 2.8 grams of mercury. The mercury is part of the switch that turns the furnace, heat pump or air conditioner on and off. That’s the equivalent of the mercury in five or six fever thermometers.

Proper disposal Since 2009, BGE has replaced almost 61,000 residential mercury thermostats and recycled 507 pounds of mercury. Customers who elect not to turn over the old device to BGE are instructed in how to dispose of it safely. But there are millions more in

that supply sperm. The operation leaves the patients effectively sterile and is regarded as permanent because reversal is costly and not always effective. Baker said her group’s rates of vasectomies have increased with the downturn in the economy as couples worry about having an unplanned pregnancy while money is tight. Some insurance plans cover the procedure, but many patients must pay the roughly $1,500 cost themselves. Murphy said he’s taken some ribbing about his viewing arrangement this year from his buddies, but more often than not, his friends see the inherent wisdom of his decision. “There’s some razzing,” he said, “But it makes me laugh, they always finish off saying, ‘My wife is talking to me about getting mine scheduled, too. Maybe I should call?’” Markian Hawryluk can be reached at 541-617-7814 or

schools, offices and plants, and they continue to be damaged or vandalized, with costly results. In May 2007, 30 students and four adults at Waverly Elementary and Middle School in Baltimore had to be decontaminated after students ripped thermostats off the walls, stomped on them and released the mercury. Mercury vapor levels in the school were tested and found to be high, and several surfaces were contaminated. Three students were taken into custody. A growing number of states have banned their sale. Three major thermostat manufacturers — Honeywell, General Electric and White-Rogers — have stopped making devices with mercury switches. They formed a nonprofit corporation, Thermostat Recycling Corp., or TRC, to collect and recycle all brands of wall-mounted mercury thermostats, including those from utilities, contractors and local hazardous waste programs. Between 1998 and 2006, TRC collected 560,000 thermostats nationwide, containing more than 2½ tons of mercury. Even so, most old mercury thermostats are probably just thrown away, and their mercury goes illegally into landfills and incinerators. A calculation by the Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association estimated that, in Massachusetts in 2006 alone, more than 107,000 mercury thermostats containing 710 pounds of mercury entered the state’s waste stream. Of those, only about 6 percent were recovered by TRC and other community programs.

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Leadership lessons from ‘American Idol’ By Tom Fox Special to The Washington Post

The nonprofit Partnership for Public Service and The Washington Post’s On Leadership online site jointly proESS duce the Federal Coach, hosted by Tom Fox, director of the partnership’s Center for Government Leadership. The goal is to “engage, inspire and learn” from workers, whether new hires, contractors or managers at the highest level.” Fox’s “American Idol” kicked off its 10th season with new judges and a new batch of hopeful contestants. Although I know many people don’t like to admit that they watch “American Idol,” I am not one of them. I not only like the amazing singers and the ones who make me cringe, but I also take in a number of leadership lessons hidden within the show. That’s right — leadership lessons from “American Idol.” Specifically, managers can learn from the crucial conversations that the judges — Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler — have with each singer about his or her performance. Now that the Top 24 finalists have been selected, the judges must have honest, direct and sometimes uncomfortable conversations about whether contestants are likely to achieve their hopes and dreams. For many supervisors, these are just the type of conversations that they try to avoid at all costs. So, what can managers learn from the likes of Randy Jackson about how best to approach and handle difficult conversations? Here are a few tips: • Make your motivations clear. Randy typically begins his feedback with a disarming remark: “You know I like you, right, Dawg?” This opening lets the singer know that the critical feedback he’s about deliver is intended to help improve the singer’s performance. Without that indication of intent, singers could be left thinking that Randy just wants them off the show. As a manager, you need to state your intent clearly with employees before diving into difficult conversations. Are you trying to help them improve their

performance, position them for a promotion or otherwise achieve their career goals? Start the conversation by letting them know your motivation upfront. • Focus on facts first, AY not feelings. Even though I get tired of Randy telling the singers that they’re “too pitchy,” this feedback is based on fact and not on their sense of style or personality. When beginning what is likely to be a difficult conversation, it’s better to start with the facts before the feelings to help establish a common understanding of the problems that you and your employees can work on together to overcome. • Bring the box of tissues. There’s a lot of crying on “American Idol.” We’re all human, and even the most professional among us can become emotional when confronted by a situation that we don’t really want to discuss or when told something that we don’t want to hear. As a manager, it’s important that you prepare for your employees’ emotional responses as well as your own. When you find an employee is reacting emotionally, try to slow down and take a few minutes to allow him to compose himself. Ask whether the employee is prepared to continue, and if not, I suggest taking a break and returning to the conversation an hour or two later. Be sure to resume the conversation and complete what you need to cover. • Close with clarity. While simply having a difficult conversation can be cathartic, it’s not enough. You need to close with a concrete set of next steps. Too often, I find that the “American Idol” judges fail in this regard. Instead of finishing the conversation with “Do better next time,” you need to delineate your expectations and a time frame for accomplishing a set of goals. Otherwise, you run the risk of having the same conversation again in the future. I also encourage you to check out the book “Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High” by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan and Al Switzler, which offers helpful advice on how to handle difficult conversations with confidence and skill.


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+18.7 +18.0 +4.6 +12.1 +19.0 +8.9 +30.1 +15.1 +17.4 +19.0 -0.2 +10.8 +13.4 +4.2 -12.7 -3.3 +30.1 +12.4 +40.1 +12.2 +11.2 -3.1

+18.0 +16.7 +15.6 +5.3 +12.6 +15.2 +6.0 +17.7 +20.3 +3.4 +17.5 +16.2 +1.4 +16.4 +3.3 +16.5 +15.7 +1.8 +18.8 +19.1 +17.7 +1.2 +23.7 +0.7 +0.9 +18.7

+14.2 +10.4 +11.7 +9.1 +0.6 -1.2 +13.4 +2.7 +4.8 +14.0 +4.2 +32.4 +6.5 +10.3 +9.4 NS +4.6 +12.7 +14.3 +8.5 +0.9 +5.8 +9.1 +11.5 +11.9 +3.1

+14.6 +11.8 +14.3 +16.6 +15.4 +14.8 +17.8

+9.2 -1.7 -3.4 +1.9 +7.8 +2.2 +0.8

+1.2 +12.8 +25.6 +35.9 +30.1 +27.3 +14.8 +15.1 +14.3 +14.0 +13.6 +13.9 +6.4

+40.3 +41.4 -15.3 -15.9 -10.7 -10.1 +19.8

+16.2 +24.2 +35.3 +23.2 +21.6

-6.7 +23.8 +31.9 +27.7 +37.7

+13.4 +11.2 +24.1 +31.1 +3.2 +14.0 +4.7 +18.9 +15.6 +3.5 +20.6 +31.3 +1.1 +0.7

+18.2 +13.6 -2.8 +14.4 +5.2 +20.1 +15.7 +8.2

+6.7 +17.0 +3.5 +9.6 +28.4 +25.7 +28.1 +31.5 +30.8 +6.9 +1.8 +1.7 +1.7 +12.8 +13.0 +17.9

NS +13.2 +20.5 +9.2 +24.5 +22.8 +12.5 +13.0 +12.9 -20.4 -20.6 +0.7

+9.7 +33.2 +18.1 +23.9 +32.9 +19.0 +14.0 NA NA +17.2 +7.2 +26.9

+7.5 +19.4 +9.1 +4.1 +11.0 NA NA +2.3 +12.7 +25.1

+18.1 +1.8 +13.0 +8.3 +13.1 +8.5 NA NA +5.3 +14.0 NA +27.5 +18.5 +19.4 +14.3 NA +7.5 +19.3 +1.4 +19.7 +23.0

NA +27.0 +8.5 +5.0 +11.9 NA +13.8 -4.2 +13.1 +5.7 +18.2

+13.5 +9.9 +21.0 -14.2 +29.5 -8.8 +28.3 +45.8 +15.1 +36.6 +15.0 -31.9 +31.1 +1.0 +24.7 +14.1 +15.6 +15.9 +17.7 +18.6 +26.9 +25.9 +27.2 +6.6

+21.0 +22.0 +19.5 +22.2 +11.9 +9.4 +12.8 +8.6

+5.6 +10.6 +3.6 +14.6 +21.8 +15.8

Footnotes Table includes 1,940 largest Mutual Funds

e - Ex capital gains distribution. s - Stock dividend or split. f - Previous day’s quote n or nl - No up-front sales charge. p - Fund assets are used to pay for distribution costs. r - Redemption fee for contingent de m B F NE D NN F






1 yr Chg %rt

Cambiar Funds: OpportInv 19.77 -.06 Causeway Intl: Institutnl nr 13.49 +.14 Clipper 65.17 +.18 Cohen & Steers: InsltRlty n 39.80 -.47 RltyShrs n 61.21 -.72 Columbia Class A: Acorn t 30.39 +.19 BldModAgg p 10.75 +.05 DivEqInc 10.50 +.01 DivrBd 5.02 ... DiviIncoA 13.61 +.03 DivOppA 8.15 +.06 FocusEqA t 23.54 +.05 LgCorQA p 5.72 +.02 21CentryA t 14.13 -.12 MarsGroA t 21.20 +.05 MidCpGrOpp 11.97 -.03 MidCpValA 14.19 +.02 MidCVlOp p 8.21 +.06 PBModA p 10.93 +.04 SelLgCpGr t 13.36 +.01 StratAlloA 9.76 +.03 StrtIncA 6.07 +.02 TxExA p 12.69 -.03 SelComm A 47.54 -.05 Columbia Cl I,T&G: DiverBdI 5.03 ... Columbia Class Z: Acorn Z 31.40 +.20 AcornIntl Z 41.43 +.75 AcornSel Z 29.38 +.16 AcornUSA 30.31 +.01 CoreBondZ 10.94 -.02 DiviIncomeZ 13.62 +.03 FocusEqZ t 24.06 +.06 IntmBdZ n 9.08 -.02 IntmTEBd n 10.22 +.01 IntEqZ 12.63 +.13 IntlValZ 15.23 +.09 LgCapCoreZ 13.65 +.01 LgCapGr 13.46 +.01 LgCapIdxZ 25.61 +.04 LgCapValZ 11.91 -.05 21CntryZ n 14.44 -.12 MarsGrPrZ 21.58 +.05 MarInOppZ r 12.22 +.19 MidCapGr Z 28.43 +.14 MidCpIdxZ 12.32 +.06 MdCpVal p 14.21 +.02 STIncoZ 9.93 ... STMunZ 10.47 ... SmlCapGrZ n 33.81 +.49 SmlCapIdxZ n18.15 +.12 SmCapVal 48.71 +.04 SCValuIIZ 14.93 +.10 TotRetBd Cl Z 10.00 -.02 ValRestr n 52.08 +.44 CRAQlInv npx 10.70 -.04 CG Cap Mkt Fds: CoreFxInco x 8.37 -.03 LgGrw 15.66 +.02 LgVal n 9.30 +.02 Credit Suisse ABCD: ComdyRetA t 9.73 +.21 Credit Suisse Comm: CommRet t 9.79 +.21 DFA Funds: Glb6040Ins 13.27 +.05 IntlCoreEq n 11.92 +.09 USCoreEq1 n 11.65 +.02 USCoreEq2 n 11.66 +.02 DWS Invest A: DrmHiRA 34.41 -.02 DSmCaVal 38.31 -.10 HiIncA 4.92 +.02 MgdMuni p 8.62 -.01 StrGovSecA 8.82 +.04 DWS Invest Instl: Eqty500IL 150.25 +.18 DWS Invest Inv: ShtDurPlusS r 9.57 +.02 DWS Invest S: GNMA S 15.29 +.04 GroIncS 17.28 +.03 LgCapValS r 18.33 +.09 MgdMuni S 8.63 -.02 Davis Funds A: NYVen A 35.61 +.18 Davis Funds C & Y: NYVenY 35.99 +.18 NYVen C 34.40 +.17 Delaware Invest A: Diver Inc p 9.23 ... LtdTrmDvrA 8.87 -.01 Diamond Hill Fds: LongShortI 17.02 +.06 Dimensional Fds: EmMkCrEq n 21.55 +.60 EmgMktVal 35.17 +.96 IntSmVa n 18.14 +.27 LargeCo 10.44 +.01 STExtQual n 10.73 +.01 STMuniBd n 10.25 +.01 TAWexUSCr n 10.03 +.13 TAUSCorEq2 9.49 +.01 TM USSm 24.33 +.12 USVectrEq n 11.56 +.01 USLgVa n 21.76 +.01 USLgVa3 n 16.66 ... US Micro n 14.48 +.07 US TgdVal 17.68 +.02 US Small n 22.67 +.11 US SmVal 27.28 +.09 IntlSmCo n 18.02 +.29 GlbEqInst 14.20 +.08 EmgMktSCp n22.77 +.56 EmgMkt n 30.32 +.86 Fixd n 10.33 ... ST Govt n 10.78 +.01 IntGvFxIn n 12.26 -.01 IntlREst 5.28 +.08 IntVa n 19.65 +.03 IntVa3 n 18.39 +.03 InflProSecs 11.47 +.04 Glb5FxInc 10.89 +.01 LrgCapInt n 21.08 +.11 TM USTgtV 22.76 +.01 TM IntlValue 16.12 +.05 TMMktwdeV 16.20 +.02 TMMtVa2 15.60 +.02 TMUSEq 14.31 +.02 2YGlFxd n 10.16 +.01 DFARlEst n 22.54 -.27 Dodge&Cox: Balanced n 73.70 -.08 GblStock 9.34 +.04 IncomeFd 13.37 +.01 Intl Stk 37.07 +.41 Stock 114.35 -.20 DoubleLine Funds: TRBd I x 10.98 -.07 TRBd N px 10.98 -.07 Dreyfus: Aprec 40.13 +.26 BasicS&P 27.05 +.03 CalAMTMuZ 13.74 -.02 Dreyfus 9.42 -.03 DreyMid r 29.81 +.14 Drey500In t 36.43 +.05 IntmTIncA 13.17 +.01 MunBd r 10.78 -.01 NY Tax nr 14.25 -.01 OppMCVal A 37.15 +.30 SmlCpStk r 21.45 +.14 DreihsAcInc 11.33 +.01 EVPTxMEmI 49.84 +.77 Eaton Vance A: GblMacAbR p 10.22 ... FloatRate 9.40 ... IncBosA 5.96 +.01 LgCpVal 18.76 +.01 NatlMunInc 8.73 -.02 Strat Income Cl A 8.21 +24.6 TMG1.1 24.96 +.04 DivBldrA 10.36 +.06 Eaton Vance C: NatlMunInc 8.73 -.02 Eaton Vance I: FltgRt 9.10 ... GblMacAbR 10.21 ... LgCapVal 18.82 +.01 ParStEmMkt 15.44 +.23 EdgwdGInst n 11.94 -.04 FMI Funds: CommonStk 26.50 +.04 LargeCap p 16.25 +.06 FPA Funds: Capit 44.70 -.18 NewInc 10.92 +.01 FPACres n 27.82 +.24 Fairholme 35.24 -.34 Federated A: KaufmSCA p 26.37 -.11 KaufmA p 5.48 +.01 MuniUltshA 10.01 ... TtlRtBd p 11.14 -.01 Federated Instl: KaufmanR 5.49 +.01 MdCpI InSvc 23.10 +.10 MunULA p 10.01 ... TotRetBond 11.14 -.01 TtlRtnBdS 11.14 -.01 StaValDivIS 4.51 +.04 Fidelity Advisor A: DivrIntlA r 16.82 +.23 FltRateA r 9.90 ... FF2030A p 12.71 +.08 LevCoStA p 36.89 +.06 MidCapA p 20.27 ... MidCpIIA p 18.75 +.17 NwInsghts p 20.94 +.17 SmallCapA p 26.32 +.33 StrInA 12.51 +.02 TotalBdA r 10.76 ... Fidelity Advisor C: NwInsghts tn 19.97 +.16 StratIncC nt 12.49 +.03 Fidelity Advisor I: DivIntl n 17.08 +.23 FltRateI n 9.88 -.01 GroIncI 18.09 +.02 HiIncAdvI 9.84 +.01 LgCapI n 19.82 -.01 MidCpII I n 18.98 +.17 NewInsightI 21.14 +.17 SmallCapI 27.56 +.35 StrInI 12.65 +.03 Fidelity Advisor T: EqGrT p 57.61 +.13 EqInT 24.46 -.05 GrOppT 36.53 -.01 MidCapT p 20.46 ... NwInsghts p 20.70 +.17 SmlCapT p 25.41 +.32 StrInT 12.51 +.03 Fidelity Freedom: FF2000 n 12.16 +.03 FF2005 n 11.10 +.04

3 yr %rt

+27.6 +16.1 +22.3 +2.7 +16.5 -4.3 +32.1 +19.4 +31.6 +19.2 +27.1 +17.2 +19.1 +6.5 +16.8 +22.6 +21.2 +21.2 +19.2 +23.9 +27.4 +25.6 +23.6 +15.1 +31.6 +13.9 +10.2 +0.3 +23.3

+23.6 +12.2 +1.6 +17.0 +9.3 +11.1 +11.3 +1.4 -1.5 +6.7 +38.4 +11.8 +9.2 +15.4 +19.9 +4.1 +23.5 +12.6 +41.9

+6.9 +18.3 +27.5 +23.9 +19.1 +27.5 +4.8 +17.1 +21.6 +6.3 +1.6 +16.9 +13.9 +17.8 +32.0 +19.9 +17.5 +19.5 +24.2 +20.0 +34.8 +29.2 +25.9 +2.7 +0.6 +33.5 +27.0 +24.9 +30.6 +6.1 +22.3 +2.5

+24.7 +10.0 +19.6 +25.1 +17.5 +10.2 +12.1 +21.9 +13.8 -12.4 -1.6 +5.9 +20.7 +6.3 +1.5 -0.8 +7.5 -11.1 +25.6 +29.0 +12.6 +11.8 +8.8 +30.5 +25.3 +26.7 +24.7 +21.4 +2.1 +13.3



FF2010 n 14.01 FF2010K 13.08 FF2015 n 11.70 FF2015A 11.86 FF2015K 13.13 FF2020 n 14.29 FF2020A 12.44 FF2020K 13.67 FF2025 n 11.98 FF2025A 12.08 FF2025K 13.94 FF2030 n 14.35 FF2030K 14.17 FF2035 n 11.99 FF2035K 14.40 FF2040 n 8.38 FF2040K 14.50 FF2045 n 9.94 FF2050 n 9.84 IncomeFd nx 11.46 Fidelity Invest: AllSectEq x 13.07 AMgr50 n 15.89 AMgr70 nr 16.96 AMgr20 nrx 12.97 Balanc 18.95 BalancedK 18.95 BlueChipGr 47.78 BluChpGrK 47.79 CA Mun n 11.61 Canada n 63.11 CapIncF r 9.82 CapApp n 26.47 CapDevelO 11.48 CapInco nr 9.82 ChinaReg r 32.28 Contra n 71.23 ContraK 71.21 CnvSec 27.19 DisEq n 23.75 DiscEqF 23.74 DiverIntl n 31.60 DiversIntK r 31.58 DivStkO n 15.87 DivGth n 30.11 Emerg Asia r 30.26 EmrgMkt n 25.93 EqutInc n 46.59 EQII n 19.24 EqIncK 46.59 Export n 22.85 FidelFd 34.33 FltRateHi r 9.89 FourInOne n 28.27 GNMA n 11.46 GovtInc n 10.37 GroCo n 88.19

1 yr Chg %rt

3 yr %rt

+.06 +.06 +.05 +.05 +.06 +.08 +.06 +.07 +.07 +.07 +.08 +.09 +.09 +.08 +.10 +.05 +.11 +.07 +.07 +.02

+14.3 +14.4 +14.5 +15.0 +14.7 +16.4 +17.0 +16.4 +17.8 +18.6 +17.9 +18.4 +18.5 +19.3 +19.5 +19.6 +19.8 +19.9 +20.4 +8.2

+12.4 NS +11.7 +11.1 NS +9.9 +8.8 NS +10.2 +9.2 NS +7.1 NS +7.1 NS +6.3 NS +6.4 +5.0 +13.1

-.27 +.06 +.08 +.01 +.05 +.05 +.05 +.06 -.01 +1.45 ... +.03 +.10 ... +1.10 +.63 +.63 +.01 +.11 +.12 +.43 +.43 +.04 +.17 +1.07 +.79 -.09 -.03 -.08 +.04 +.16 ... +.07 +.01 -.01 -.05

+22.8 +15.6 +19.2 +9.3 +16.8 +16.9 +24.9 +25.1 +1.7 +28.4 +20.8 +19.5 +27.2 +20.5 +22.8 +22.8 +23.0 +24.7 +13.9 +14.2 +18.8 +19.0 +24.0 +25.5 +25.3 +19.7 +19.7 +18.5 +19.9 +17.1 +21.8 +7.9 +18.2 +5.2 +3.0 +26.2

NS +17.4 +15.4 +16.1 +10.9 NS +25.4 NS +12.5 +9.9 NS +11.5 +4.5 +49.7 +20.1 +11.6 NS +16.0 -6.9 NS -7.9 NS +14.1 +21.0 -4.9 -11.8 +0.9 -1.3 NS +3.6 +2.9 +22.4 +8.7 +21.4 +14.6 +21.7

1 yr Chg %rt

3 yr %rt

AbsolStratI r 10.88 +.02 +3.4 Frank/Temp Frnk A: AdjUS px 8.86 ... +1.4 BalInv p 48.90 -.01 +20.0 CAHYBd p 8.85 -.03 +1.1 CalInsA p 11.47 -.04 +0.1 CalTFrA px 6.62 -.04 -0.6 EqIncA p 17.41 +.04 +19.9 FedInterm p 11.42 ... +1.8 FedTxFrA px 11.32 -.07 +0.2 FlexCapGrA 50.63 +.19 +21.9 FlRtDA px 9.22 -.01 +7.6 FL TFA p 11.05 -.03 +0.9 FoundFAl p 11.01 +.06 +16.3 GoldPrM A 49.33 +1.32 +43.9 GrowthA p 46.66 +.25 +17.7 HY TFA p 9.55 -.05 +0.5 HiIncoA x 2.04 -.01 +15.4 IncoSerA px 2.25 -.01 +17.4 InsTFA p 11.34 -.05 -0.5 MichTFA p 11.48 -.03 +0.1 NatResA p 43.87 +.50 +40.9 NJTFA p 11.44 -.04 -0.5 NY TFA px 11.12 -.06 -0.1 NC TFA p 11.70 -.02 +0.2 OhioITFA p 11.94 -.04 -0.6 ORTFA p 11.45 -.02 +0.6 PA TFA p 9.79 -.03 -0.6 RisDivA p 33.99 +.16 +19.0 SmCpVal p 46.39 +.08 +25.5 SMCpGrA 39.96 +.37 +33.7 StratInc px 10.53 -.02 +10.3 TotlRtnA px 10.11 -.01 +7.8 USGovA px 6.72 -.01 +4.5 UtilitiesA px 11.83 ... +14.5 Frank/Tmp Frnk Adv: FdTF Adv x 11.33 -.07 +0.3 GlbBdAdv p ... +10.0 IncomeAdv x 2.24 ... +17.7 SmMCpAd p 41.16 +.38 +34.1 TGlbTRAdv 13.27 +.08 +13.2 TtlRtAdv x 10.13 ... +8.2 USGovAdv px 6.73 -.02 +4.5 Frank/Temp Frnk B: IncomeB tx 2.24 ... +16.5 Frank/Temp Frnk C: CalTFC tx 6.61 -.04 -1.3 FdTxFC tx 11.32 -.06 -0.4 FoundFAl p 10.86 +.06 +15.4 HY TFC t 9.69 -.04 -0.1 IncomeC tx 2.27 ... +16.7 StratIncC px 10.52 -.03 +9.8 USGovC tx 6.68 -.01 +3.8 Frank/Temp Mtl A&B: BeaconA 12.84 -.01 +13.4 SharesA 21.64 +.04 +14.1




+8.5 +6.8 +11.4 +9.6 +10.9 +5.2 +14.6 +12.5 +20.3 +15.2 +12.2 +3.6 +40.9 +16.8 +11.8 +34.8 +16.6 +10.7 +10.3 +14.1 +11.7 +12.3 +13.5 +11.7 +13.9 +11.7 +11.4 +24.1 +31.4 +26.2 +21.4 +17.8 +3.2 +12.8 +35.7 +17.3 +32.4 NS +22.4 +18.1 +13.8 +9.0 +10.7 +1.5 +10.0 +15.3 +24.6 +16.0 -2.5 +0.6



1 yr Chg %rt

CapAppC t 31.64 +.08 FltRateC tx 8.97 ... Hartford Fds I: DivGthI n 19.97 +.04 Hartford Fds Y: CapAppY n 38.76 +.11 CapAppI n 35.72 +.10 DivGrowthY n 20.32 +.04 FltRateI x 8.98 -.01 TotRetBdY nx 10.62 -.02 Hartford HLS IA : CapApp 44.36 +.12 DiscplEqty 12.49 +.08 Div&Grwth 20.58 +.04 GrwthOpp 27.66 +.18 Advisers 20.15 +.01 Stock 43.54 +.04 IntlOpp 12.82 +.15 MidCap 27.68 +.11 TotalRetBd 10.98 -.01 USGovSecs 10.47 ... Hartford HLS IB: CapApprec p 43.97 +.12 Heartland Fds: ValueInv 46.91 +.17 ValPlusInv p 31.24 -.04 Henderson Glbl Fds: IntlOppA p 22.46 +.36 Hotchkis & Wiley: MidCpVal 24.97 ... Hussman Funds: StrTotRet r 12.14 ... StrGrowth 12.05 +.08 ICM SmlCo 31.51 -.04 ING Funds Cl A: GlbR E p 16.80 +.04 IVA Funds: Intl I r 16.62 +.18 WorldwideA t 17.25 +.08 WorldwideC t 17.14 +.08 Worldwide I r 17.25 +.08 Invesco Fds Instl: IntlGrow 28.82 +.31 Invesco Fds Invest: DivrsDiv p 12.78 -.07 Invesco Funds A: CapGro 14.29 +.03 Chart p 17.04 +.11 CmstkA 16.61 ... Constl p 24.21 +.08 DevMkt p 32.22 +.70 Energy p 46.61 +.02 EqtyIncA 9.01 +.01 GlbFranch p 22.28 +.18 GrIncA p 20.37 ... HYMuA 8.82 -.02

3 yr %rt

+15.0 -3.1 +9.2 +17.1 +18.1 +8.2 +16.3 +16.1 +18.3 +10.2 +5.5

+0.4 -0.1 +8.7 +20.6 +14.7

+20.8 +19.7 +18.5 +24.5 +15.2 +20.4 +21.0 +26.0 +5.9 +2.2

+6.3 +5.1 +8.1 +0.5 +11.8 +10.0 +0.7 +23.4 +14.5 +4.8

+20.5 +5.5 +25.6 +24.2 +26.3 +42.5 +16.5 +0.9 +26.9 +38.8 +6.0 +13.6 -5.6 -10.8 +22.3 +22.6 +21.7


+18.8 +19.0 +18.0 +19.3


+18.5 +3.7 +17.0 +16.5 +27.5 +12.3 +20.3 +18.5 +19.1 +31.0 +15.4 +16.2 +16.8 +1.0

+23.8 +12.0 +9.0 -3.9 +11.8 +8.8 +16.2 +18.4 +10.4 +5.6



1 yr Chg %rt

Legg Mason A: CBEqBldrA 13.35 +.05 CBAggGr p 117.54 -.21 CBAppr p 14.32 +.01 CBFdAllCV A 14.57 +.05 WAIntTmMu 6.17 -.01 WAMgMuA p 14.93 -.06 Legg Mason C: CMOppor t 10.64 -.24 CMSpecInv p 33.07 -.02 CMValTr p 41.08 -.14 Legg Mason Instl: CMValTr I 48.21 -.17 Legg Mason 1: CBDivStr1 17.31 +.03 Longleaf Partners: Partners 30.72 -.27 Intl n 16.02 +.15 SmCap 28.22 -.19 Loomis Sayles: GlbBdR t 16.61 +.06 LSBondI 14.54 +.02 LSGlblBdI 16.76 +.06 StrInc C 15.16 +.01 LSBondR 14.48 +.01 StrIncA 15.08 +.01 ValueY n 19.76 -.01 Loomis Sayles Inv: InvGrBdA px 12.22 -.05 InvGrBdC px 12.14 -.04 InvGrBdY x 12.23 -.05 Lord Abbett A: FloatRt p 9.42 -.01 IntrTaxFr 10.06 ... ShDurTxFr 15.61 ... AffiliatdA p 12.18 -.03 FundlEq 13.70 +.03 BalanStratA 11.05 +.03 BondDebA p 8.03 +.01 ShDurIncoA p 4.61 ... MidCapA p 17.57 +.08 RsSmCpA 33.39 +.24 TaxFrA p 10.01 -.03 CapStruct p 12.36 +.05 Lord Abbett C: BdDbC p 8.05 +.01 FloatRt p 9.42 -.01 ShDurIncoC t 4.64 ... Lord Abbett F: FloatRt p 9.41 -.01 ShtDurInco 4.60 ... TotalRet 10.68 -.01 Lord Abbett I: SmCapVal 35.33 +.26 MFS Funds A: IntlDiverA 13.89 +.15

+17.5 +24.2 +15.9 +20.4 -0.1 -1.9

3 yr %rt +1.1 +8.3 +7.1 +7.3 +11.4 +13.2

+5.0 -17.7 +18.7 +25.4 +11.9 -15.3 +13.0 -12.8 +16.5 +10.1 +25.5 +7.4 +21.6 +1.0 +24.6 +23.3 +8.5 +13.1 +8.8 +12.5 +12.8 +13.4 +16.3

+18.2 +25.8 +19.4 +23.1 +24.7 +25.9 +2.3

+9.9 +26.0 +9.2 +23.3 +10.3 +27.1 +8.5 +1.9 +1.6 +18.0 +21.8 +15.9 +15.3 +5.4 +28.4 +27.9 +0.3 +18.9

+19.3 +17.3 NS -0.1 +21.4 +17.6 +30.3 +23.3 +16.6 +32.1 +11.3 +17.0

+14.5 +27.9 +7.6 +16.7 +4.8 +20.4 +8.7 +19.8 +5.5 +23.4 +6.0 +24.7 +28.3 +33.3 +18.7 +1.8



1 yr Chg %rt

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1 yr Chg %rt

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P ck up a copy o he mos comprehens ve v s or s gu de n Cen ra Oregon

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-6.8 +22.3 -0.2 +36.4 +14.3 +21.7 +9.5 +26.9 +31.3

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+1.3 -2.9 +2.9 -0.8 +8.0 +25.0 +30.5

+8.6 +12.1 +12.6 +11.0

• Bend V s or and Conven on Bureau • Deschu es Coun y Expo Cen er • O her Po n s o n eres

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-6.4 NS

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1 yr Chg %rt

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ucts, said Google Voice made him more efficient. “It lets me respond to a customer’s request wherever I am by voice, text or email,” he said. “And if things get too crazy, I can route the calls to my sister’s phone and she helps me out.”

Continued from G1 “I had a 10 percent response rate, which is great for e-mail,” said Hale. “From those, I’ve already had six jobs.” Although such technology can be a game-changer, David Garland, a business owner who is the author of “Smarter, Faster, Cheaper” (Wiley, 2010), cautions it can also become overwhelming. Tools, he said, should be “simple, functional and really help the business.” Here are some of the tools and strategies Garland, Hale and others use to emulate — and compete against — much bigger companies.

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Scheduling Garland leans heavily on, a free calendar-management tool. It lets him create a calendar page that syncs with his calendar program and shows clients open times in his schedule without revealing information about other appointments. Once a meeting date and time is approved, the appointment appears on both parties’ calendars. Sonia Gallagher, a lawyer who runs her own business-development consulting firm, Time For Life, uses TimeTrade, an appointment-scheduling software that also helps with marketing. It invites prospective clients to schedule consultations, conferences or meetings with her. “It attaches to Microsoft Outlook or Google Calendar to show them

Telford Continued from G1 Then he and his wife discovered and fell in love with the Bend area and decided this is where they wanted to live. Telford and his wife, Susan Telford, a real estate broker with Steve Scott Realtors of Bend, which is part of the Oregon and Beyond Real Estate Group, moved to Bend six years ago when Mike began teaching business classes at Gilchrist High School. He and another teacher carpool to make the daily commute to the town 50 miles south of Bend. “Moving to Central Oregon was like coming home to me,” said Telford, who grew up and graduated from high school in 1972 in Pendleton, which he said has a rural east-of-the-Cascades feel similar to the Bend area. Gilchrist High has 75 students, of which 29 are taking Telford’s business classes. The town of Gilchrist, population 438, is a friendly place where Telford said nearly everyone works for either the school district, Interfor Pacific Lumber Co., U.S. Forest Service or at one of the handful of shops that includes a grocery mart, restaurants and other tourism- and travel-related businesses in the one-block strip along U.S. Highway 97, between Bend and Crater Lake.

Real-world experience “When Mike (Telford) presents information to students about a business plan, he is bringing his experience from out there in the real world directly into the classroom,” said Kevin McDaniel, principal at Gilchrist High. “I think it benefits everybody when people with real-world experience in business and other professions become teachers. I think it is a trend — and a positive trend in my opinion.” Despite the economic slump that has gripped the nation for three years, and Gilchrist’s limited employment opportunities, students taking Telford’s business classes

Logan Hale, the founder of YourLittleFilm, a Los Angeles company that creates custom short films, is one of a number of people who run their businesses alone and use tools that give them the capabilities, or at least the appearance, of larger concerns. your available times,” Gallagher said. “It’s like a personal scheduling assistant.” Stephen Xavier, an executive coach, uses Microsoft’s Exchange e-mail system — a staple among Fortune 500 companies — through Intermedia, a hosted Exchange server, for about $50 a month. Through Exchange, Xavier, whose business is Cornerstone Executive Development Group in Chapel Hill, N.C., links the calendars, address books and e-mail programs on his computers, BlackBerry and iPad. A

change made on a calendar on any one device syncs instantly with all of the others, Xavier said. Because his large clients use Exchange, he says he believes that his using it as well “gives them the impression that I am bigger than I am.” A Google Voice phone number can be especially useful because it automatically transcribes voice mail into e-mail — creating a written, searchable record of messages. Matthew Taylor Ruggieri, owner of the Motley, a website based in Los Angeles that sells men’s grooming prod-

exhibit a positive attitude and optimism about the future. That includes their chances of showing what students from Gilchrist are made of when they compete April 7-9 in the state Future Business Leaders of America competition in Portland. Telford reminds his students the U.S. economy has gone through many up-and-down-business cycles over the years, including the recession of 1974-75 while he was studying business, economics and science at Oregon. “What happened back then was similar to what happened in 2008,” Telford said. In 1973, an oil embargo caused a shortage, and gas prices skyrocketed, triggering the next year’s recession, which Telford said was similar to the recession of 2008 and ’09, after gas prices soared to more than $4 per gallon in the summer 2008. “Fundamentally, you have to believe in the future of the United States. By the time these kids graduate from high school, it will be a whole different ballgame,” Telford said. “What I tell these kids is, ‘You have to be prepared to take advantage of the opportunities that come along. It’s not about luck, it’s about being prepared.’”

be recognized,” Telford said. There are no 1A to 6A classifications like those to keep sports teams competing only against schools with similar student enrollment, Telford said. In the business competitions, students from all schools with FBLA programs compete for the top two or three spots in state that get to advance to the national competition in dozens of categories. They range from business law, business plan, business presentations and job interviews to public speaking, principles and procedures, digital video productions, introduction to technology, concepts and others, Telford said.

How they stack up He said his students work hard during class and also on their own time to meet all the deadlines for doing research and completing their projects for FBLA competitions. Those who fail to meet the deadlines don’t get to compete, which Telford said is an important lesson for business students. Meeting deadlines can make the difference between success and failure in business and other professional careers. Telford’s business students have reason to be optimistic about their chances of success in next month’s state FBLA competition. Last year, 11 of his 24 students at state placed in the Top 10 — and that’s in head-to-head competition against students from all sizes of schools. “There is a lot of talent out in these small schools that needs to

Important lessons Jennifer Scevers, 17, a Gilchrist senior, placed in the Top 10 in three events at the past two state FBLA competitions, including once for digital video production, and twice for business plan. She also works as an office aide in the school business office and, like most of Telford’s business students, she competes in three sports — basketball, volleyball and track. “FBLA helps you prepare for whatever type of business or career you wind up going into,” Scevers said. “You learn how to create a business. You learn about marketing. You learn about finances and how to create a business plan. You learn how to present yourself in a job interview and about what the employer is looking for, so it gives you a perspective from both sides.” Taylor Bean, 16, was one of three Gilchrist business students who placed in the Top 3 at state last year and went to the national FBLA competition in San Antonio. “I went to nationals in principles and procedures, which deals with procedures for marketing, Roberts Rules of Order for public meetings and things like that,” Bean said. He’s learning things in the business classes and FBLA competitions that he hopes will help him reach his goal of becoming an emergency room doctor.

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MailChimp, which Hale used to follow up with those Baby Loves Disco leads, also helps him send monthly newsletters to his clients — with the option of creating a Facebook or Twitter link version of the newsletter. MailChimp can send autorespond e-mails as well, which Ruggieri uses to follow up after a customer makes a purchase. “A personal-looking e-mail response is triggered 10 days later asking if the product was satisfactory,” he said. As he did after the Baby Loves Disco tour, Hale puts all of his client leads and contacts into Batchbook. “I can pull up my contacts and find all my client’s information, including social media data — like their last three tweets,” he said. “This gives me something relevant to talk about in making contact with them.” It also pings him when a client’s child has a birthday coming up.

Organization Peter Sorgenfrei, founder of a product development consulting firm, Sorgenfrei LLC in New York, uses a Web application called Highrise to keep track of

Sarianne Harris, 17, advanced to nationals last year in the introduction to business category. “Introduction to business tests your knowledge about the basics of business. It helps you understand how the businesses operate,” Harris said. “Now, when I go into a store, I know more about how it works.” This year, Harris is competing in the business law category, which focuses on laws by which businesses must abide. Telford said the students who placed in the top of their fields earlier this month at the regional quarterly FBLA competition in Madras advance to the state competition in Portland. Taylor Welsh, 15, said as part of the business program at Gilchrist High, students take job tests that assess their aptitude and interest for different types of businesses or positions. Those tests opened his eyes to myriad possibilities he never knew existed. From the career testing, Welsh said he found he has a high aptitude and interest in becoming a Secret Service agent. He researched the profession and created a Power Point presentation on what’s involved in protecting the president. Cody Berling, a freshman in the business program, said he set his sights on starting an architectural design company after taking the career tests. “I was planning on becoming a policeman, but I thought it would be more practical to be an architect,” Berling said. “I have always liked drawing cross-sections of buildings,” and he said owning an architectural firm offered the potential for much higher pay. Tucker Boone, 15, said taking the business classes have helped him understand what his parents have to deal with running the family ranch near Gilchrist. The classes also helped Boone and Welsh create a business plan to raise cattle the natural way and market them to the growing market of environmentally conscious consumers. Among some of the other students in Telford’s business classes, Leanna McGregor, 16, wants to pursue her love of ani-

his e-mail, so he knows when he last communicated with a client and what was said. Whenever Sorgenfrei sends an e-mail, a blind copy of the message is sent to his Highrise account, where it is archived. “I come across as completely buttoned-up and in-control,” he said, “because I have all the information, files and discussions in one place and can access them before talking to the client.” Recently, when an automotive manufacturer he works with couldn’t find some legal documents it had sent him, Sorgenfrei located them in his Highrise archive. It took him just minutes to send the documents back to the client. Hale relies on OmniFocus, a Web-based task management program with an iPhone app that allows him to capture his thoughts and turn them into actionable items. “Whether it’s that I need to buy milk, call a client, write my e-mail newsletter,” he said, “it gets it out of my head and prioritized, so I know when I’ll do each thing.” Garland solves his clutter problem — the piles of papers and receipts — with Shoeboxed. “They send you a prepaid envelope and you shove everything in there,” he said. “They digitize it and create a content management system for you, then send back the originals.” Shoeboxed has an iPhone app for scanning business cards and receipts; if users send photos of those cards and receipts, Shoeboxed will extract the expense and contact data.

mals by starting a veterinary business; Adrianna Straub, 18, explored the potential of opening a travel agency, but decided she really wants to be an elementary school teacher; and Asia Perkins, 16, was planning on becoming a physical therapist and starting a physical therapy business, but is not so sure after researching and completing a digital video presentation on that topic for an FBLA project. “You learn a lot about yourself,” Perkins said, adding that even though making the video caused her to question whether physical therapy was the right career path for her, she gained confidence in her video production skills after doing better against the competition than she expected. During four years of high school, students in Telford’s classes get an opportunity to learn the ins and outs of business

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Offline tools, strategies Many solo entrepreneurs rely on virtual assistants — temporary help hired as needed — who work remotely, usually from their homes. They can handle tasks like research, data entry and e-mail replies. Garland uses virtual assistants about 40 hours a month. “What’s nice is you don’t have an employee,” he said. “This is someone who bills you by the hour, so it’s an expense you can deduct.” Peter Sorgenfrei has a membership in Regus, which enables him to find temporary office space worldwide. “I can show up at any Regus location and work there for the day, get a land line, Internet access and schedule a conference room if I have a meeting,” he said. “As a solopreneur it’s easy to get caught up in a coffee shop thinking big thoughts instead of actually getting work done.”

in six different courses: entrepreneurship, marketing, introduction to business, law, criminal law and personal finance. “The biggest benefit of FBLA is these kids get to measure themselves against other kids from throughout the state, and they do pretty good. They get to be part of a peer group of business students from other schools who are doing the right things,” Telford said. “They are getting good grades, they are setting goals, they are planning their future.” Ed Merriman can be reached at 541-617-7820 or

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My brother has a 1995 Corvette he is restoring in Florida. He recently rebuilt the engine and transmission. During his last test drive, it seemed that the car was overheating. He opened the hood and did not see the fans working. He was able to drive it home without overheating, but the temperature gauge was much higher than normal. We have cleaned the fuses to make sure that they are making good contact, and replaced the temperature sensor in the water pump. It looks like the fans are controlled by the engine control module. Is there anything else that might be causing the problem? Nice midwinter change-ofpace question. First, bleed the cooling system to make sure there’s no air trapped in the engine. Then with the engine fully warmed up and running, turn on the air conditioning. The primary cooling fan — on the driver’s side — should come on regardless of operating temperature. Both fans should run when coolant temperatures climb above about 220 degrees.


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Can you please tell me what the deal is with “cabin air filters”? I normally take care of all the maintenance on our cars but while away at college our daughter took her car in for an oil change and they tried to sell her a cabin filter. Which cars have these? How do they work? How often should they be replaced? Can I do it myself? These filters have been around for a couple of decades in European vehicles and during the past 10-15 years have also been widely adopted in domestic and Asian vehicles. Cabin air filters go by a variety of names and resemble a miniature version of a home furnace filter. The filter is designed to trap pollen and dust passing through the vehicle’s ventilation system, with some additionally claiming to filter allergens, odors, pollutants, soot, carbon monoxide, etc. A cabin air filter typically lives in a slide-out tray within the HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) housing behind the instrument panel. Many are easily accessed after uncoupling the glove box and tilting it down/out of the way. Others are accessed from under the hood, or above and to the right of the accelerator pedal. To find yours, consult your owner’s manual or an online auto repair service at a public library, or simply look for the tray. In most cases, once you determine the location, it’s a simple do-it-yourself job. Replacement filters cost between $10$30, from basic pleated paper to fancier multi-stage, and are intended to be replaced every 12,000 to 15,000 miles. Higherend, multi-stage replacement filters containing activated


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The 2011 Audi Q5 2.0T Quattro offers more stuff, such as a high-definition rearview camera, at a lower price than the Porsche Cayenne S.

2011 Audi Q5 2.0T Quattro Ba se price: $35,200 Astested: $44,600, including $8,525 in options (Deep Sea Blue pearlescent paint, eight-speed Audi Tiptronic transmission, high-intensity discharge headlamps, power liftgate and onboard navigation with backup camera) and an $875 destination charge. Type: Front engine, all-wheel drive SUV; four side doors and rear liftgate. Engine: Turbocharged, direct-injection 2-liter in-line four-cylinder engine with electronically controlled, variable valve lift and timing for better fuel economy (211 horsepower, 258 foot-pounds of torque). The engine is mated to an optional eight-speed Audi Tiptronic transmission — replete with high-low gear selection and hill-descent control — that can be operated automatically or manually. Mileage: I averaged 25 miles per gallon on mostly snow-compromised highways carrying a payload, onboard weight, of about 400 pounds.

turbocharged 2-liter, direct-injection, in-line four-cylinder engine (211 horsepower, 258 foot-pounds of torque). So what? So nothing! Real-world driving experience throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions demonstrated that there really is no real-world value to the extra muscle in the Cayenne S — certainly not thousands of dollars more value. It snowed often during much of my combined 1,500-mile trip (in both the Cayenne S and the Q5 2.0T Quattro). The distinguishing drive characteristic in that journey was that I made fewer gasoline stops in the Q5 2.0T Quattro (27 miles per gallon on the highway) than I did in the Cayenne S (22 mpg highway), refilling with premium gasoline in both cases. Both did equally well in the slush and snow. Both handled nicely around curves and in panic situations. But the Q5 2.0T Quattro offered a discernibly quieter and more comfortable

ride than that afforded by the considerably more expensive Cayenne S. Moreover, for the money, the Q5 2.0T Quattro had more stuff — including the high-definition rearview camera that was somehow missing from the long $28,000 list of options in the Cayenne S. That bugs me. Exactly why am I paying more for Porsche and getting less than I am getting with Audi? What is the value of prestige if it offers an affront to common sense — paying more, but getting less in terms of realworld value? The question can be asked in any number of comparisons. And it’s one that automobile manufacturers had better start taking seriously in a consumer electorate noisily, seriously concerned about things such as federal deficits, executive bonuses, and the various financial sleights of hand that brought us the Great Recession and all the misery it entailed. Listen up, luxury-car manu-

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By Warren Brown An argument: Optional equipment is passé. It is ludicrous on a car costing $50,000 or more. Standard equipment delivered at that price should include four-wheel disc brakes, onboard navigation, front and rear parking proximity warning systems, a high-definition rearview camera, top-notch cabin materials, excellent build quality inside and out, and an overall driving performance so stunning it serves as entertainment in itself. Any $50,000 car that can’t meet those standards is a waste of money. Cars failing to comply those R E V I E W with standards at prices considerably above $50,000 are a rip-off, a monetized scam trading prestige for ego. It’s time for consumers to put an end to it. I, for one, have had enough. I am no longer impressed by automobiles whose manufacturers would have us believe that value has no valid residence in wealth, that “exotic” means the same thing for automobiles as it does for credit-default swaps. It’s silly. In the language of the day, it is unsustainable, or about as sustainable as a “sustainable deficit.” This rant is the product of experience, most recently in two Audi vehicles — the 2011 A4 2.0T Quattro sedan and the Q5 2.0T Quattro sport-utility vehicle — and the $93,000 (including nearly $28,000 in options) 2011 Porsche Cayenne S sport-utility model. Hands down, with both the A4 2.0T Quattro sedan and, more appropriately, the Q5 2.0T Quattro SUV, Audi offers a heck of a lot more for the money. I know. In the minds of many of you, a Porsche is not an Audi and an Audi is not a Lexus and a Lexus is neither a Cadillac nor a Lincoln and certainly not a Chrysler — any more than a sedan is a sport-utility vehicle. OK, I get the apples-and-oranges argument. What I don’t get is why I can get everything I want and need in a 2011 Audi Q5 2.0T Quattro ($44,600 including $8,525 in options and an $875 destination charge) that I can’t get in a $93,000 Porsche Cayenne S. What’s going on here? Purists will start with the numbers. They’ll point out that the Cayenne S has a 4.8-liter gasoline V-8 engine (400 horsepower, 369 foot-pounds of torque). The Q5 2.0T Quattro comes with a

Cabin air filter a snap to replace in most cars

Is the engine coolant actually above 220 degrees? Use an infrared temperature “gun” to check the coolant’s temperature as it leaves the engine. You are correct that the engine control module, or ECM, controls the cooling fans. But before you dig too deeply into the ECM, check all the fuses, relays and grounds in the cooling-fan circuits. These include cooling fan relays No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3, the 30-amp primary fan fuse and 40-amp secondary fan fuse — all located in the underhood electrical center. There’s also a 5-amp fan fuse in the instrument-panel fuse block. And carefully check, and if needed disassemble and clean, the main ground connection (G117) on the left front frame rail. A poor ground here can interfere with fan operation. I have a 2001 Subaru Outback wagon with 200,000 miles that runs great, but occasionally it gets a raw gas smell that permeates the passenger compartment. It seems to be more evident with colder temps. I did find one small fuel hose that had a leak and replaced it with


an original-equipment hose, but my wife occasionally still encounters that smell, which can be overwhelming. Any ideas? First off, congratulations on reaching the 200,000mile mark. You’ve obviously taken good care of a good car. The most common causes for the odor of raw fuel are a faulty fuel filler cap, or more likely an issue with the charcoal canister or purge valve in the evaporative emissions system. The canister is under the engine compartment and can be drained if full of raw fuel. The canister is designed to store fuel vapors from the tank and vent them into the induction system when the canister control/purge valve, located on the intake manifold, is opened by the ECM.


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facturers: The pickpocket options party is over. It ended when South Korean automobile manufacturers Hyundai and Kia figured out how to give us high-quality, luxury equipment standard at mainstream-family-sedan prices. It ended when Japanese car company Lexus taught German manufacturer Mercedes-Benz how to turn out a first-rate luxury car minus a bloated options price. And if that isn’t enough to persuade you, check out the 2011 Chevrolet Volt. Innovation is standard equipment on that one. And that innovation, including one of the smartest plug-in electric drive systems in the business as well as onboard navigation and a high-definition rearview camera, is offered at a fully loaded price of about $45,000.

charcoal help reduce odors and toxic gases. They also generally fit better, preventing unfiltered air from sneaking around the filter. What happens if you don’t regularly renew your filter? You’ll likely notice an odor, then gradually reduced ventilation airflow. If severely restricted, there’s a long-shot chance of damage to the air conditioning compressor because of decreased evaporator function and the return of liquid refrigerant. Once you see how yucky a cabin filter can become in a year’s time, you’ll want it out of the car for sure. An amazing quantity of sludgy, stinky stuff passes through the ventilation system, largely due to leaf and debris buildup at the air inlet near the windshield/hood intersection. Diligent cleaning of this area as well as under the rear edge of the hood can make a big difference in ventilation air quality, with or without a cabin filter. Cabin air filters are the best thing to ever happen to the quick-lube industry. With other vehicle maintenance needs becoming fewer, this superprofitable and easy-to-perform service couldn’t have come at a better time. Adding to this, a large percentage of vehicle owners aren’t aware they have a cabin filter, or how simple a DIY job many can be. How about you pay to have this done once, but insist on being shown where the filter is located? Then you can decide if you’d like to handle it in the future. Brad Bergholdt is an automotive technology instructor at Evergreen Valley College in San Jose. E-mail questions to under-the-hood@

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A: Yes, she does! “It’s cool, because I’ve seen my style resonate with my fans,” Lavigne, 26, says of her line, Abbey Dawn. “I look at them and think, ‘I have that shirt—oh, wait, I made that shirt!’ It’s all me. Fashion is a big part of my music.” The singer’s next album, Goodbye Lullaby, hits stores March 8.


the actress, 36. And she hasn’t ruled out adoption herself: “Perhaps one day.” In the meantime, she volunteers with Children Awaiting Parents, a charity that helps place older special-needs or foster kids with families. “There are 120,000 children in the

‘I’ve never shoveled mud before, but I should.’

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The musician, 34, son of James Taylor and Carly Simon, is touring with his dad (above) and working on a new album, Listening. Did your parents give you advice about becoming a musician? My dad let me know that it’s a blue-collar job, that the glamour of it is largely created by the media. So I knew what I was getting into. Were you nervous about joining their singer-songwriter ranks? Yes. Anything else would have been easier. Did you always want to pursue this career? No. It’s funny—I grew up quite happy to be a student for as long as possible. What would you do if you weren’t a musician? I want to make my community more self-sufficient, be more of a grassroots man. I imagine I could be a ski bum pretty easily, too.

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Q: Hilary Swank plays such a strong mom in Conviction. Does she have kids of her own? —Mary Collari, Salem, Mass.

A: Not yet, but her family is about to grow. “My brother is looking to adopt a foster child,” says

—The Adjustment Bureau’s Emily Blunt on following in her parents’ gardening footsteps

U.S. awaiting homes. If they don’t find one before they’re in their teens, a large percentage of them will become homeless,” Swank says. “I hope to see them united with families.”

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Recreation’s Chris Pratt has a number of films coming up. Does he prefer working on movies or TV? —James Silas, New York City

A: “It’s really case by case. I like them both,” says Pratt, 31. “If it weren’t for my cast and crew on Parks, I would say film, but the job I have now is so good, I’d say TV.” His latest big-screen venture came with a major bonus, though. “The most fun part of shooting Take Me Home Tonight was getting to know the woman I ended up marrying,” Pratt says of Anna Faris, his co-star in the film, which is in theaters now. They tied the knot in July 2009.


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with Texas. The Mexican general defeated rebellious settlers at the Battle of the Alamo 175 years ago today, only to have Sam Houston’s ragtag band of egf soldiers vow revenge and win independence less than two months later. Nine years after that, Texas became America’s 28th state—good news for the rest of us! After all, what would life be like without these Lone Star originals? Willie Nelson, who was born and raised in Abbott, has become an American icon as much for his raspy renditions of hits like “On the Road Again” as for his salt-and-pepper braids, squabbles with the IRS, and embrace of the high life. Mariano Martinez built the first frozen-margarita machine in his Dallas restaurant, an invention now housed in the Smithsonian. And with J.R. Ewing returning to TV in the upcoming reboot of Dallas, that everything’sbigger-in-Texas spirit shows no sign of abating. It seems everyone wants a piece of the magic: Over the past decade, Texas has seen its total population increase more than any other state in the union. For a Texas A to Z, go to —Brian D. Sweany

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I’m looking for a new job and want to ask my former boss for a reference. I believe he thought well of me, but I’m not sure. What’s the best way to ask? —Jason P., Los Angeles

Though it may be hard to tell what your ex-boss truly thinks of you, it’s doubtful he would agree to give a recommendation, then say you were about as

competent as Inspector Clouseau. Still, it does pay to word your request carefully, says Juanita Ecker, an executive coach in Columbia, S.C. “Contact your previous boss and say, ‘I’m looking for someone who’ll be a great reference for me. Do you have the time?’” If he doesn’t feel comfortable doing it, he’ll probably say, “I’m a little busy at the moment.” If that happens, resist pleading—my default response to every rejection—and move on. — Judith Newman

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Emily Procter and her partner, music producer Paul Bryan, are squinting intently at the perfect face of their baby daughter, Philippa Frances. It’s not just that the couple is infatuated with tiny Pippa, as she’s known. They’re also trying to answer the question that always preoccupies new parents: Whom does she look like? “Paul and I were both redheads when we were born,” says Procter, as the little brunette stares back, looking a bit bemused herself. “She doesn’t really resemble either of us.” The question resonates more deeply for the CSI: Miami star than it does for many new moms: Adopted as an infant, Procter, 42, has never met her biological parents. All she knows of them is that her birth mother was quite young and in a relationship with the biological father when Emily was born. Between Pippa’s nursing times, Procter settles in for a chat on the poolside patio of her home in Santa Monica, Calif. Sleep-deprived but relaxed in a blue knit • BABY, IT’S YOU tunic, black leggings, and clogs (a departure “ I think family loves and supports you, no from her signature four-inch heels), she opens matter what,” says up about how her own adoption, her parents’ Procter. “I already say to Pippa, ‘I’m unusual divorce, and the birth of her baby here to back you up. have molded her view of what makes a family. That’s my job.’ ” Visit us at PARADE.COM


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was adopted. In fact, my mother loves to tell the story of how a woman stopped us at the store one day when I was 3 or 4, looked at me, and said, “Oh, how precious! I’d love to have one just like her.” “Well,” I replied with a sweet smile, “you can get one from the children’s home!” My mom just about died laughing. As comfortable as I was with my adoption, the nature-versusnurture question has been a big one for me. I adore my parents, but I always wondered if I would feel a different kind of love— not more or less, just different— for someone who was biologi-

cally related. I couldn’t wait to look at someone who shared my genes. I thought my baby was going to provide a decoder key to my past. But then I looked at Pippa and realized, no, she’s actually the key to my future. I’ve long felt that it doesn’t matter how your babies come to you, just that you have each other. My mother, Barbara, who’s a homemaker, tried to get pregnant for seven years before she and my dad adopted my brother, Whit. Three years later they went back on the adoption list and got me. And my dad, William, who’s a doctor, comes from a generations-old American family whose roots go way back in North F March 6, 2011 • 7

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FAMILY PORTRAITS •With Pippa’s dad, Paul Bryan, above; at 10 months with older brother Whit, left

of having a family.” His reaction was, “That’s awesome.” (Later, he sent me a pair of sparkly Christian Louboutin heels that I’d told him reminded me of shoes I loved as a child, and that was it. I was there!) Getting pregnant wasn’t easy, and I found that devastating. I really beat myself up for waiting so long when I’d always wanted children and family had been the basis of my happiness my whole life. We did IUI (intrauterine insemination) and two rounds of IVF (in vitro fertilization), and nothing worked. We considered adoption, but the process takes so long. In the end, we gave up on the treatments, and the very next month, I got pregnant naturally. Everyone at CSI: Miami was really great about accommodating me. The scripts were written so that my character, Detective Calleigh Duquesne, was always in the lab, where they could hide my belly. Pippa made her entrance with great timing on Dec. 8, right at the beginning of the show’s holiday break. She was in the breech position, with both feet facing down, so the doctors opted for a C-section. F


Carolina. So it was interesting to grow up surrounded by all that history and tradition when my own genealogical line is basically blank. I’m the new link. Somehow it makes the world seem very intimate. When I was 3, my parents got a divorce. They had been together a long time, and I think they just looked at each other and thought, “Gosh, we’re really different people.” It was the 1970s, and they did a couple of things that were quite openminded: They stayed close, living just 10 minutes away from each other, and they hired a child therapist for my brother and me. I was so little, I remember thinking, “Oh, the lady with the puppets is coming over, and she’s gonna ask me if I’m mad. How can I be mad when she has puppets?” I really admire my parents for making their split so effortless for me and my brother. When they each remarried, bringing stepparents and three stepsisters into the equation, we all traveled in a pack. There were folks in town who couldn’t work out who was my stepmother and who was my mother. At any big family function— holidays, a graduation, a birthday—there were four parents and up to five kids. I’m the youngest. Hence, the acting! Now, I love my job, but work had somehow gotten in the way of having children. Also, I had a boyfriend from home for 15 years, and we never ended up together because neither of us wanted to move. Then a little over three years ago, a friend, the singer Aimee Mann, introduced me to Paul. On our first date, I told him, “You should know that I’m thinking 8 • March 6, 2011

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I went to the hospital hoping for an intimate delivery, but there were about 20 people in the room, because Cedars-Sinai is a teaching hospital, and all the students wanted to see the breech baby. Finally, Pippa arrived, a healthy 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and 19½ inches. I was laughing and very happy, and Paul was crying, which I think is sweet. When I saw her, she was so alert, I thought, “Gosh, are you 4?” My first words to her were, “Hey, hi. Well, you’re here.” I have always thought about my birth mother and what she went through. In the hospital room, when the nurses asked, “Would you like us to take the baby?” I said, “No! I do not want you to take the baby from this room!” And I thought, “What if I had to say, ‘Yes, you can take her away—for good.’ ” I cannot imagine how brave and painful that would be, to make the choice to let someone else raise your baby if you couldn’t do it. It was the right choice in my case. And in a few years, once Pippa has settled in, I think we’ll probably adopt a child who’s over 5, because older children often don’t get considered for adoption. My love for Pippa is overwhelming. But after all these years of wondering, the birth of my daughter has helped me see that the love I feel for her is the same love I feel for my mother or father or Paul. For me, family love is family love, no matter what. For the scoop on the shower Procter’s CSI: Miami colleagues threw her, go to

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By Yvonne Abraham

The Whole World in His Arms A high school athlete’s simple act of kindness gives a lift to a disabled child and his family




waiting for Rudy. Patty and Rick Parker were in their cramped kitchen in Melrose, Mass., with their son Ben, 8. Dinner was over. Bedtime was near. Ben’s twin brother, Sammy, lay on a cot in the hallway. Unable to see or speak or control his limbs, he coughed or let out a little moan now and then. Rick and Patty took turns feeding Sammy, who has cerebral palsy, through a stomach tube. He cooed when they kissed his face or stroked his cheek, and when they cooed back, he opened his mouth into a wide, joyful O. A few feet away was the narrow, winding stairway that has become the family’s biggest burden. Which is where 18-year-old Rudy Favard’s simple yet life-changing act of kindness comes in. Until last fall, Rick carried Sammy up those 14 stairs to his bedroom each night. Then Rick had major surgery, and now he can’t lift much at all, let alone a 75-pound child. Patty couldn’t carry Sammy, either. Desperate, she called her pediatrician, who referred her to Elizabeth Paquette, the nurse at Malden Catholic High School, whose students are taught to embrace service. Rudy was the first kid Paquette thought of. At Malden on a partial scholarship, the son of Haitian immigrants was one of the school’s

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treasures. A linebacker, cocaptain of the football team, and honor student, he was always willing to lend a hand. The nurse had barely begun telling him about the Parkers when he said he’d do it. Another boy would fill in on game nights, and a third boy would be on standby. When Paquette brought the boys to meet the family, the Parkers cried. It is profoundly isolating to have a child as disabled as Sammy. It’s hard even for friends to understand his all-consuming needs. Patty and Rick, who tried for years to get pregnant, grieve for one son’s lost potential as they attempt to give the other as normal a life as possible. “You plan for your child’s future, but it’s hard to do that for Sam,” Rick said. “You have this pathway he should have taken, and the

pathway he did take, and you don’t want to look at either one.” And over it all hangs the certainty that Sammy’s condition will never improve, even as he grows up. Five nights a week, into this world of love and hurt comes Rudy. (A nurse assists on the other nights.) In the months the family has known him, the teenager has become not just a help with Sammy but a salve for their pain. He and Rick talk football, Patty quizzes him about girls, and Ben usually sits as close to him as possible. Often, Sammy trembles with excitement as Rudy picks him up. “They’re like family,” said the shy senior. It goes both ways: The Parkers were on the field with Rudy’s mother the night the school honored its senior football players.

On a recent evening, a reporter watched as Rudy greeted the Parkers and went over to Sammy, gently lifting the child’s arm and sliding his hands under Sammy’s back. He held the boy close to his chest, and as Sammy made his joyful O, Rudy navigated the stairs. The contrast was stark: the young man preparing to go out into the world carrying someone who never will. It’s a comparison lost on nobody, least of all Rudy. “Can I ask you something? Is it okay if this article is more about Sam than me? He’s done more for me than I’ve done for him,” Rudy said later. “There are times when I don’t want to go to practice, and then I look at Sam. By God’s grace, I can do what I’m doing, so I should keep it up. I’ve never been one to complain a lot, but just seeing Sam reaffirms everything, you know?” The Parkers won’t have Rudy for long. He’s been accepted to four colleges; his choice depends on financial aid and football. The family hopes to be in a bigger home— with no stairs—before he leaves. Until then, Rudy will bound up to this modest house. He’ll carry Sammy up to his room. Then, for a little while, he’ll carry the Parkers somewhere better, too.

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Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly last April. Right: The author with her husband in 2009.

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