BAKER CITY — The hunting season is on, but the hunters in this case needn’t worry about their quarry detecting their scent or hearing the snap of a twig.

I titled this column “cooking pheasants” but really it will apply to not only pheasants but also turkey and grouse. If you read my columns then you know that two weeks ago I was in South Dakot…


Poor decisions by lawmakers in the Oregon Legislature is not a new phenomenon, but a decision by elected leaders to approve bond funds to help upgrade parks around the state was a good move.