Good idea, bad location.

Sports

Oregon high schools appear poised to lose a classification of competition when the Oregon School Activities Association committee charged with classification and districting presents its final recommendations.

TRI CITY — Freshman outfielder Meloney Cruz led off the fifth inning with a single to center field — her first varsity hit in her first at-bat — and Glendale went on to score seven runs in the inning as the Pirates defeated the South Umpqua junior varsity 10-3 in a nonleague softball game Thursday.

Business

WINCHESTER — Students of all ages met with industry and agency representatives to learn about different career paths during the 10th annual Explore Engineering, Surveying, Forestry, Computing and Computer Science event Wednesday at Umpqua Community College.

Though both claim to want what’s best for the environment, conservation groups and timber companies often find themselves at odds over the impacts of modern forestry practices in Oregon.

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The recent sex scandal that led to the resignation of Winston’s mayor has the city’s voters shaking their heads somberly. Hindsight is always 20/20, as the saying goes, but the cliché could be just as deceiving as our recollections of the past.

WASHINGTON — Under the dark gray cloud, amid the general gloom, allow me to offer a ray of sunshine. The last two months have brought a pleasant surprise: Turns out the much feared, much predicted withering of our democratic institutions has been grossly exaggerated. The system lives.

WASHINGTON — With a shrewdly calculated innocence, Judge Neil Gorsuch told a big fat lie at his confirmation hearing on Tuesday. Because it was a lie everyone expected, nobody called it that.

Obituaries

Moms

Growing up, there was no lack of church potlucks and family gatherings where all manner of recipes were shared. Lined up on those tables were a plethora of dishes ranging from sweet to savory, including new creations and the old standards as well.

I am not sure about you, but this has felt like a long winter. And it probably wasn't any longer than previous ones.