Bravo to The Bulletin for declining to interview Chris Horner. That he would refuse to answer questions about doping is, of course, suspicious, along with his well-choreographed absence from the post race test. The victory is tainted. If he has nothing to hide, then let him meet the press. In view of his sport, his past associations, and his age, any self-respecting journalist has good reason to raise the doping question. Conditions? What kind of fools does he take us for? We Central Oregonians would love to put Horner up on a pedestal along with Ashton Eaton. Now we’ll put him down as just another juicer. The sooner The Bulletin gets him off the front page, the better.
Move over, large lap pools. Smaller swimming holes are making a big splash. Sure, the economy is playing a role in making this luxury littler: Smaller pool equals smaller budget. But it's more than that, says Brett Berry, owner of Landscape Renderings, a Missouri business that designs and builds outdoor living environments. “You can create a fantastic sense of intimacy and atmosphere with a small… ... more