Daisy Troop 50102 members Anna Pentland, 6, from left, Jilaina McConnell, 6, and Katie Zaw, also 6, make bead necklaces during the Girl Scouts’ 100-year anniversary celebration at the Moose Lodge in Bend on Wednesday. Girls from kindergarten to 12th grade can be members of the group. Girl Scout Daisies, like these girls, are the first step in the hierarchy of the organization and include kindergartners and first-graders. The next step up is Brownies, which is for second- and third-grade girls. Girls who are interested in joining the Girl Scouts can call the Bend service center at 541-389-8146.
FRESNO, Calif. — Federal law now allows visitors to carry guns in national parks, but you can’t just slip a loaded pistol into your backpack and take a hike. Pay attention, because this is a little complicated. You will need a concealed weapons permit to carry the loaded gun in the backpack. But you don’t need any kind of permit if you just want to… ... more