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Where were you?

Shortly before Thanksgiving in 1963, the world was stunned by news of the assassination of one of the most charismatic presidents of the United States — John Kennedy.

What followed in those days of nation-wide mourning has left images of his grieving young family forever embedded in history.

What do you remember from Nov. 22, 1963? Where were you when the news reached you? This year marks the 50th anniversary of Kennedy’s death. The Outlook would like to hear your stories and remembrances, which will be printed in the paper on Friday, Nov. 22.

Send your recollections to Anne Endicott at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You can also mail them to 1190 N.E. Division St., Gresham, 97030.

It’s official — summer is over, time to fall back

When daylight begins to wane earlier in the evening, it’s a sure sign it’s time to change the clocks.

Daylight Savings Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3. Remember, clocks need to be set back an hour. It’s also a good time to check the batteries in your home smoke detectors. Make sure they are functioning properly.