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Curious K9 Boutique

LeAnne Schilling, 24, owner of Curious K9 Boutique, comes from a family of dog lovers. Her father worked for canine enforcement for Customs in Texas. He’s trained dogs for police work, personal protection, search and rescue. Her parents also own Schilling’s Canine Social Club for dogs.

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Grow Your Own Coral

Ian McMenamin worked sweeping floors in a pet store at age 13, and was “mesmerized” by the saltwater reef tanks. He began growing coral for himself 10 years ago, slowly cultivating more exotic species, some of which can sell for $300 for a quarter-sized piece and take two years to grow. In time, coral aficionados […]

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Taking Root – The Town That Trees Built

Is a tree more useful to us in a forest, or cut and used as a product? Whether we like it or not, the answer is yes. There’s no disputing the environmental importance of trees, but tree products are also used in unexpected places. Oregon trees find themselves in cellulose film for movies and photographs. […]

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Let’s Do Lava!

One of Oregon’s most beautiful scenic byways has a narrow window in which you can enjoy it. McKenzie Highway 242 runs over the McKenzie Pass from Belknap Springs to Sisters, and throughout most of the year it is generally covered with snow. But in late summer and fall, every twisty mile of the narrow, 34-mile-long, […]

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