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Growing Up Golf

I was born in 1960 in the center of town—not literally, but culturally. Prineville Golf and Country Club was the center of the Prineville universe.

Dr. John Ritter

Dr. John Ritter: Mapping for Wellness

Dr. John Ritter is a GIS professor in the geomatics department of the Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls. He partnered with Sky Lakes Medical Center’s wellness center to identify high incidences of health problems in Klamath Falls through GIS mapping.

portland night market

Portland Night Market Creates Community

Founded in 2015, Portland Night Market fuses retail, music and culinary art inside a 108-year-old industrial warehouse in southeast Portland.

Best Places for Oregon Creatives

Creativity looks different on everyone. Here are out top picks of Oregon cities that cater to the creative class or are just starting to buzz.

The World’s First Hopservatory

The Worthy Garden Club Hopservatory is now open to the public. Worthy has partnered with the Oregon Observatory at Sunriver to offer weekly tours of The Cosmos at Worthy Brewing. Worthy Brewing hopes to raise scientific literacy, stimulate cosmic curiosity and foster appreciation of our own planet. Register for a tour Wednesdays and Sundays 9 p.m.-10 p.m. on the Worthy Garden Club website (www.worthygardenclub.com/hopservatory.html), or enjoy open viewing Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays (9 p.m.-11 p.m.) by signing up at the host stand. Kids 6 and under free. For Earthlings 7 and over, a $5 donation is requested. 495 NE Bellevue Dr, Bend, Or. 97701.

karen ruane, the wilds

Karen Ruane Lets Go With Fluid Art

To watch Karen Ruane work with paint and ink is to go into a sort of trance. Her hands gracefully manipulate the liquids, every motion fluid.