Someone who spent his first nine months fighting for space and subsistence in Grady Mae Grant's womb and struggled for most of his childhood to separate himself from his mirror image isn't likely to cower in the presence of Portland's rugged Cascades Range
of a frontcourt or bristle at ceding the spotlight to Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant.
Small forest fires in the Cascades Range
at the eastern edge of Lane County remained under control with crews continuing their efforts, Willamette National Forest officials said Sunday.
The lake, tucked high in the Cascades Range
in east Lane County, is the second deepest, and one of the largest, lakes in the state.
This year's uncommonly rainy spring and cool summer have left much high-elevation terrain in the Cascades Range
unusually heavy with snow.
Director Bob Wilson enlisted the help of about 35 volunteer actors to portray the trials and tribulations of early Oregonian settlers in "The Free Emigrant Road," a 45-minute historical play that told the story of a 1,000-strong wagon train that took a serious wrong turn in its attempt to forge a shorter path westward through the Cascades Range