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Moon to pull a disappearing act


By Jayson Jacoby

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The moon and the Earth will cooperate.

But will the clouds?

More to the point, will the clouds steer clear of Northeastern Oregon tonight and early Tuesday when the Earth’s shadow obscures the moon, creating a total lunar eclipse.

Tonight’s eclipse, which starts about 10:55 p.m., is the first that’s potentially visible, in its entirety, from Baker City since Dec. 21, 2010.

The total eclipse — when the full moon is completely blocked by the Earth’s shadow — will last for 78 minutes, from 12:06 a.m. until 1:24 a.m.

 

Intense Training

National Guard Prepares For Major Exercise In 2015


By Pat Caldwell

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The leader of Eastern Oregon’s biggest Guard outfit says this summer’s annual training stint on the high desert south of Boise will be one of the most important since the unit prepared to deploy overseas during the war on terror.

Lt. Col. Brian Dean said Friday that the 3rd Battalion, 116th Cavalry Regiment, will perform a number of high-tempo training exercises in August as the unit prepares for a rotation during the summer of 2015 at the National Training Center (NTC) at Fort Irwin, Calif.

The 3rd Battalion consists of Guard units from Baker City, La Grande, Woodburn, Hood River, The Dalles, Hermiston, Pendleton and Ontario. 

“It (Annual Training) will be very intense,” he said. 

 

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