Tom Burkleaux, owner of New Deal Distillery, adjusts a steam valve while keeping a close eye on his still, used for making gin and vodka. New Deal handcrafts its spirits starting with the grain. Undated photo. (Christopher Onstott/Portland Tribune)

Distillers’ spirited debate

What’s missing from the buzz about Portland’s Distillery Row is a dirty little secret in the distilling industry that no one likes to talk a…

Dustin Self, seen in his Oklahoma driver's license photo (Courtesy: Harney County Sheriff's Department, April 18, 2013)

Oklahoma teen missing in southern Oregon

The teen’s car was found about two miles west of the Fields Denio Road and slid off the roadway in what officials described as very rough wi…