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A Community Thread: Shimiko Montgomery

Valuing family; fostering relationships
Joshua Langlais is a local photographer and the creator of A Community Thread, a project for which he interviews folks on the subject of community, its importance and how we function as individuals within it. This is an excerpt from his interview with Shimiko Montgomery from March of 2018.

River Warrior

Fighting to keep our waterways flowing
Tod Heisler might as well have river water running through his veins. He was recently hired as the director of the Rivers Conservation Program within Central Oregon LandWatch, and before that he led the Deschutes River Conservancy for 15 years.

A Community Thread: Shanan Kelley

Building community, one interview at a time
Editor's note: Joshua Langlais is a local photographer and the creator of "A Community Thread," a project for which he interviews folks on the subject of community, its importance, and how we function as individuals within it. We featured Langlais' journey to this project in the Dec. 20 issue—quickly realizing the project would be great fodder for a Source Spotlight.

What If We Could?

New organization aims to make volunteering more accessible
Volunteering or giving back to the community can feel good—but involves enough barriers that for a lot of people, it doesn't happen very often.

Chop Local

Longtime Bendite lives for firewood and the Blazers
When setting up an appointment to talk with 92-year-old Virgil Brunson, he made two things clear: One, our meeting cannot interfere with his firewood gathering, and two, it absolutely cannot be during a Portland Trail Blazers game. If he and his partners are delivering a cord of firewood, they make sure to be done and home in time for tipoff.

Meg Chun

Lifestyle meets lifestyle brand for this local business owner
For Meg Chun, being near or on the water is a non-negotiable.

Name It; He's Probably Done It

From riding trains to reading lines to writing books, new Central Oregonian Jared McVay's done a lot
Jared McVay says a few weeks ago, his publisher told him that among Amazon's book sales worldwide, Stephen King is rated at number 19.

Patrol Deputy brings experience, gratitude and a female je ne sais quoi to county service

Ruby Shaffer
Twenty-four years has passed since I was last in a police station.

Teaching Kids Emotional Intelligence

Molly Carroll, Flourish
A young girl walked into Molly Carroll's classroom, crying after recess.

Skeptical Activism: Removing the Spin

Brian Dunning, The Skeptoid Podcast
With so much information available today, it can be hard to find the truth.

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