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By Curt Deatherage
Chronicle Columnist 

It Happened in Oregon... It's 'beer-thirty' in Oregon


May 3, 2018

Curt Deatherage

I could hardly believe my eyes as I scanned the front page. "Is it already April Fool's Day?" I remember wondering. The date of that issue was March 29, 2011, a couple of days early for the annual day of playing practical jokes on one another.

What a completely bonehead issue for our legislature to consider. Did you know that our lawmakers voted in favor of House Concurrent Resolution 14, which adopts the "Code of the West" as a guideline for Oregonians to live by? The code comes from James P. Owen of the Center for Cowboy Ethics and is noted for its concise instructions.

I shudder to think...

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