DAYS CREEK — Freshman KC Pettibone scored 13 points and the Umpqua Valley Christian boys basketball team ended a six-game losing streak Tuesday with a 43-30 nonleague win over Milo Adventist.

OAKLAND — For more than a half Tuesday night, Oakland had top-ranked Monroe where the Oakers wanted. Then the Dragons' relentless defense forced some turnovers and Monroe pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 63-44 victory in the Mountain View Conference girls basketball game.


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You have to say this for Scott’s Miracle-Gro, the mega lawn and garden company: It managed to unite Oregon farmers, grass seed dealers, environmentalists, scientists and regulators — groups that are rarely unanimous on anything.

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I started making spaghetti squash in an attempt to curb my daughter’s pasta obsession in the hope that she wouldn’t notice the swap with the healthier alternative.

I love routine. I love order. I love organization. When someone says they just let something happen "organically," I have to admit I throw up in my mouth a little.

Before I became a mom, I thought I had it all figured out. I knew I would always have well behaved kids. I would have a well organized home. I knew that I would have every meal planned out perfectly. I would be caught up on all laundry and dishes at all times.