I was born in Pendleton in the late 50's, and grew up on the Bar M Ranch up the Umatilla River. I went to school in Athena and graduated from Weston-McEwen high school in 1978. I attended BMCC for two years, then went to OSU for two years. I graduated in 1982 with a degree in Business and a minor in Forestry. I continued to work at the Bar M, but returned to BMCC to further my education in...