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Gun rights and wrongs
This time, the stories are saying, it's different. This latest massacre in America has some politicians vowing to tighten rules on access to assault rifles, automatic weapons and clips with multiple ...
12/18/12 at 10:53 AM
"Geigle's 15 Steps to Effective Recognition" Over the years of training occupational safety and health for Oregon OSHA I've come up with what I believe to be 15 very useful and applicable "secrets" o...
10/16/12 at 9:08 AM
Is that what happened to Jimmy Hoffa?
I have heard many times that folks who were killed by the mob were said to be swimming with the fishes.After reading a story out of Coquille, Oregon about a farmer who was apparently eaten by his hogs...
10/2/12 at 9:46 PM
Mystery Bridges 9 and 10: The bridges of Oregon
The state of Oregon has a lot to offer: Lots of hills and mountains covered with luscious green pine trees and other forms of flora, all lined up along the Snake, Wilamette and Columbia Rivers and its...
9/12/12 at 7:11 AM
Back on the streets of Fargo this morning, my mind drifted off to far away places. In particular, I thought a lot about Portland, a city with a cosmopolitan mix of urban and industrial appeal. And ter...
7/25/11 at 8:21 AM In the footsteps of legends 7/24/11 at 1:04 PM
Run Forest Run 7/22/11 at 9:11 AM
A Grand time in Grand Forks!
Blake is on Spring Break this week from NDSU. Unfortunately for me, there is no Spring Break in the "real world". Deciding I deserved a day off anyway, I took Friday off from work and decided we shoul...
3/19/11 at 9:13 PM
What to do?
Canada geese are again in the news (StatemanJournal.com)out in the land of relatives, Oregon. For reasons which are largely unknown, part of the Alaska-breeding flock has taken to wintering in the Wil...
11/10/10 at 1:58 PM It had to happen 7/8/10 at 7:17 AM
Win-win in Bend 7/6/10 at 8:25 AM
Keeping Historical Buildings
I personally think it is sad that the old mansion on 1123 E. Superior St.is going to be torn down to make room for Walgren's.These chain storesare taking over our city even though I fill my prescripti...
4/26/10 at 3:12 AM
More edamame (and some rhubarb, too)
Today was the first day of sessions at the International Association of Culinary Professionals conference in Portland, Oregon. I've been here long enough to check out a few great places to eat. But fi...
4/21/10 at 7:01 PM