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  • Jean Harris dies at 66; forceful gay-rights organizer

    Jean Harris dies at 66; forceful gay-rights organizer
    Jean Harris, a feisty advocate for gay and lesbian rights and longtime Democratic Party activist who helped elect openly gay candidates in California, has died. She was 66. Harris, who had a number of serious health problems, was found June 25 in her...
  • Richard J. Guadagno, 38

    Richard J. Guadagno, 38
    Richard J. Guadagno, 38, dedicated his life to protecting the environment.  Growing up in Ewing, New Jersey, Rich came to love animals and the outdoors, leading him to a career as a biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  After graduating from...
  • MacLeod new GM at KTUU-TV in Anchorage

    MacLeod new GM at KTUU-TV in Anchorage
        Andy MacLeod has been named the new general manager at KTUU-TV in Anchorage, Alaska.      MacLeod has been with KTUU since 1983, when he started as an account executive after working as a newspaper and wire service journalist in Colorado, Oregon,...
  • Christina Harms essentially disappeared, relatives say

    For months, family and friends of Christina Harms had no contact with her — some had no idea she was in Utah until they learned of her death there two months ago.  Marie Chapin said she and her husband, Lyle, Harms' cousin, couldn't reach Harms and...
  • Movie review: 'Exodus Fall'

    Movie review: 'Exodus Fall'
    When in the sensitive, highly appealing "Exodus Fall" three teenagers flee their abusive mother in Texas for the security of their grandmother in Oregon, they embark on a life-changing adventure through a beautiful swath of unspoiled countryside. This...
  • Pendleton Woolen Mills company history

    Pendleton Woolen Mills company history
    From the first celebrity customer — Apache leader Geronimo — to the recent collaboration with high-end boutique Opening Ceremony, which introduced the brand to the fashion crowd, here are a few key moments in the 102-year history of...
  • Pendleton's new indie spirit

    Pendleton's new indie spirit
    Can Pendleton conquer the hipster class? For many, the brand is associated with career clothes and mom jeans, with Indian blankets and plaid shirts worn by the Beach Boys. But Pendleton has been working to attract a new generation of contemporary...
  • Brazilian Blowout might be dangerous to your health

    Brazilian Blowout might be dangerous to your health
    Controversy is swirling around a pricey and much-heralded hair-straightening treatment after researchers in Oregon announced recently that they had found that the formula contained the dangerous chemical formaldehyde, even in packages labeled...
  • Frank Vessels dies at 58; prominent Southern California racehorse breeder

    Frank Vessels dies at 58; prominent Southern California racehorse breeder
    Frank "Scoop" Vessels, a prominent Southern California breeder of racehorses and the grandson of the founder of Los Alamitos Race Course, died Wednesday in a twin-engine plane crash in southeastern Oregon. He was 58. The plane, an Aero Commander Model...
  • Still our childhood selves?

    Still our childhood selves?
    Chatty kids tend to become chatty adults. Roll-with-the-flow kids tend to become roll-with-the-flow adults. Impulsive kids ... humble kids ...  insecure kids ... well, you can see where this is going. Personality traits tend to stick with us. Researchers...
  • Wallace Turner dies at 89; journalist won Pulitzer for local reporting

    Wallace Turner dies at 89; journalist won Pulitzer for local reporting
    Wallace Turner, a tenacious investigative reporter who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1957 with the Portland Oregonian and later became a bureau chief in San Francisco and Seattle for the New York Times, has died. He was 89. Turner died Saturday at Sacred Heart...