18 from ‘18: Out Takes

A rapid ride on the river ... the surprise of hearing Portugese ... the flash of a fast train ... a moment of discovery in the forest.

January 2, 2019 midnight read more..

Travelogue: Paraguay

We crouched in silence, the pitch-black Upper Paraná Atlantic Forest surrounding us. As our eyes adjusted to the darkness obscuring the forest floor, Becca, the primate project leader at Para La Tierra (PLT), pointed out the silhouettes of several hooded capuchin monkeys.

December 26, 2018 midnight read more..

Scary Stories Night: Winning student ghost stories

Third grader Ali Salman’s creepy tale was selected as the top prize winner in the first May Street Elementary “Scary Stories Night” on Oct. 25 out of 17 entries. Ali and fellow students got to read their stories aloud to friends and family members who filled the school cafeteria.

October 31, 2018 midnight read more..

A garden 28 years in the making

Jacquie Barone answered the phone one evening this past June to find a friend on the other line, telling her that she and her garden had been featured in that month’s edition of Better Homes & Gardens magazine and that she had to come over to look at it immediately.

October 10, 2018 midnight read more..

Kaleidoscope: Along the Road

A quiet weekday drive down the scenic east flank of the Hood River Valley yields plenty of beautiful vistas and tableaux on a day near the cusp of summer and autumn:

October 3, 2018 midnight read more..



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