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Poolside with a pony

Don’t underestimate the power of cider — or fermented apples in the case of Fat Boy, a British pony who gorged on them only to wind up skinny dipping at midnight — well, we’ve all been there, right? here’s the…

Why I got to ride the ZooLiner

Chris, and whomever else is interested, here’s why I got to ride in the ZooLiner: Zooliner : The Oregon Zoo icon turns 50 By John Foyston The Oregonian Friday,June 13, 2008 Edition: Sunrise, Section: Living – How We Live, Page…

You never forget your first…

…$20 pitcher, nor your first $23 12-pack of Molson Canadian…I encountered both at the Mad Trapper Pub in Golden, B.C., a fine, high-ceilinged, woody place next to a roaring Columbia River that was about Fanno Creek size…and that was dollars…

Step away from the porta-potty, sir…

Dancing with Mr. P; waltzing the blue booth; doin’ the Sani-samba: whatever you call it, Canadian authorities are apparently cracking down on porta-potty dancing…This poster from the Kootenay Boundary Mental Health & Additction Services was in the bathroom of the…

Summer Games Raise $4,000 for Beach Community Groups

Team “Beer Watch” Champions of 2008 Brewers Summer Games The fifth annual Brewers Summer Games at Pelican Pub & Brewery on June 21 were a success with more than $4,000 raised for the Caring Cabin and Nestucca’s Booster Club. These…