Fall enrollment at all COCC campuses is expected to be around 6,800 credited students — students who are seeking college credit — according to COCC spokesman Ron Paradis. Official enrollment numbers will be counted in the fourth week of the fall term. Although enrollment peaked in fall 2011 when 7,286 students attended, this year’s enrollment will be well above, for example, fall 2006’s enrollment of 4,371.
When Al Hornish and 15 other Deschutes County Search and Rescue volunteers were called out to Newberry Crater on Thursday afternoon, they didn't know that fellow volunteer Ted Coman was the man who had collapsed and died while biking along the Crater Rim Trail. ”Ted was my closest friend, and I was the first one on scene,” said Hornish, an incident commander with the search… ... more