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.
Isabella Blackard's life began traumatically. When doctors removed her from her mother via cesarean section on Jan. 22, she was unresponsive and not breathing. Her mother, Cristin Blackard, had realized something was wrong when her water broke and it contained blood. She rushed to the emergency room in Klamath Falls where they found no heartbeat for the baby. Blackard was quickly in surgery. Once the… ... more