Home brew allowed again

Home brew competitions at the Oregon State Fair and local county fairs across the state will be back this summer following passage of SB 444, according to Oregon House Co-Speakers Arnie Roblan and Bruce Hanna. The bill changes a prohibition-era law that was recently reinterpreted by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission that caused the Oregon…

Pendleton makes special blankets to celebrate 100 years & Oregon 150

Mount Hood is the design chosen for the full size commemorative blanket. Oregon 150, the non-profit organization planning Oregon’s year-long, statewide sesquicentennial in 2009, has partnered with Pendleton Woolen Mills, to celebrate 100 Years of Weaving America’s Spirit, to design and weave an honorary sesquicentennial blanket and a Muchacho (child’s) blanket. The blankets were unveiled…