Meet Hagen, a 3 1/2-year-old boxer and terrier mix. Hagen loves to go on walks, ride in the car and does great in play groups. He is a little shy and sensitive, but lovable. He hasn’t had much exposure with children so an adult-only home would fit him best. If you would like to visit Hagen, or any other pet available for adoption at the Humane Society of the Ochocos, contact the shelter at 541-447-7178 or view animals at www.humanesocietyochocos.com.
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