By JEFF BARNARD, Associated PressPublished: Dec 26, 2014 at 9:49 AM PSTLast Updated: Dec 26, 2014 at 9:49 AM PST
The John Day mill and the town's economy were rescued by a detente between the timber industry and environmentalists - foes since the battles over logging that erupted in the Pacific Northwest three decades ago.
By Hillary LakePublished: Dec 26, 2014 at 9:43 AM PSTLast Updated: Dec 26, 2014 at 9:43 AM PST
Thousands of people spent the last few hours before Christmas taking in the lights on Portland's famous Peacock Lane. This is a decades-old tradition for so many people. A woman who made a visit there on Christmas Eve is making it a new tradition for her new life in Portland.