Month: January 2019

Environmental groups walk out of wolf talks

Various Oregon Environmental groups announced this month that they are pulling out of the state talks on wolf management. The groups claim that the process is leaning towards making killing wolves easier. The groups collectively say that they plan to oppose the plan. Continue reading

I Never Thought I Couldn’t

Alec Oliver

WORDS : NAOMI INMAN & MITCH LIES
PHOTOS : LYNNPHOTO.COM

On a February morning at her Bear Valley home, Tinka Oliver puzzled at the whirring drone outside her kitchen window — tipping this way and that as if to wave.

Her son, Alec, had a new way of stopping by to say, “Hi mom!”

From that same kitchen window, on a dark July night in 2012, Tinka puzzled at the sight of Alec’s truck, stopped half a mile down the long gravel drive. It was an odd hour at night, and oddly positioned to the side of the bridge, headlights beaming into the evening mist. Continue reading