The Bright Side of Life!

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Let’s face it, the news today can be downright depressing. It’s important to remember that things aren’t all bad — in fact, there are some really great things happening around us all the time. Introducing, The Bright Side of Life!

Happy Friday, folks! Here are a few stories that brightened things up around the OO office this week:

Here's a touching story about gardening and second chances -- a former inmate is growing produce to donate to the most needy.

Hey, snow sports fans: get ready! First real snow of the season is predicted this weekend. (And Mt. Hood got a sprinkling already to kick off the cold system.)

Pacific Northwest pride -- Central Valley High's Austin Rehkow has just kicked the second longest field goal kick in high school football history, clocking in at 67 yards. (The longest is 68 yards.)

(Shameless promotion alert!) A FREE voter guide app to help us navigate our confusing ballots? Yes, please

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