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Columbia River swimmer Bottelberghe pushes through stroke of bad luck

By Candace Buckner September 24, 2013 6 a.m.

These days when Monica Bottelberghe carries around her water bottle, it's more than a simple reminder to hydrate throughout her day at Columbia River High.

Richie Frahm transitions from hoops to cycling

By Candace Buckner September 15, 2013 6 a.m.

After basketball, ex-Blazer and Battle Ground graduate keeps competitive juices flowing on bike

1A football: Woodland 47, Castle Rock 7

By Candace Buckner September 13, 2013 11:59 p.m.

The maxim "everybody do their job" hit home for Woodland as it showed flashes of near flawless team execution while crushing Castle Rock 47-7.

Rochester 34, Ridgefield 0

By Candace Buckner September 6, 2013 11:43 p.m.

Rochester defeated Ridgefield 34-0, stifling the Spudders into their first shutout since November 2011.

Candace Buckner: This QB might have a future

By Candace Buckner September 6, 2013 6 a.m.

Five things I learned during the NFL season opener: 1, Peyton Manning still plays a little football, too.

Olympic champ Misty May-Treanor dazzles local volleyball players

By Candace Buckner August 16, 2013 11:31 p.m.

PORTLAND -- Belen Yager remembers sitting inside her kitchen on the day her mother asked the second most ridiculous question.

UPDATE: Rose Garden renamed Moda Center at the Rose Quarter

By Candace Buckner August 13, 2013 7:26 p.m.

The Portland Trail Blazers announced an agreement Tuesday with a regional health and dental plan provider to change the name of the Rose Garden arena to the Moda Center at the Rose Quarter.

Portland is the place for Williams

By Candace Buckner August 8, 2013 8:08 p.m.

No destination seemed as tempting as Portland to Mo Williams. In his eyes, Rip City is on the rise.

Blazers land free agent Mo Williams

By Candace Buckner August 7, 2013 9:16 p.m.

Since the start of the NBA free-agency period, the Portland Trail Blazers and veteran point guard Mo Williams have shared mutual interest.

Breaking down the Blazers schedule

By Candace Buckner August 6, 2013 8:33 p.m.

The Portland Trail Blazers will open the season on Oct. 30 at the Phoenix Suns and embark on a schedule that presents quirky breaks, fascinating matchups and its share of early and late challenges.

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