At Christmas time most consumers are seemingly awash in seeking gifts, purchasing gifts and distributing presents. While there is surely plenty of room to debate — in this age of pop-culture fads and focus on the buyer — the true meaning of the holiday, many consumers should be aware of the real risk of identity theft and fraud.
Many can look to Christmas as the best time of year. Certainly, there is a certain kind atmosphere generated by the season, but it is also critical to remember a few, basic tips to ensure a safe holiday season.
Our own version of Hetch Hetchy, the East Moraine of Wallowa Lake, a one-of-a-kind geological phenomenon, one of Oregon’s most special places along with Smith Rock, Steens Mountain, Cascade Head and Crown Point, deserves saving.