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February Photo Contest Winner Announced

We are proud to announce that Tristan Pettigrew is the first winner of the monthly photo contests at NewWest.Net/Bend. Pettigrew’s winning image was taken during a sunrise from Volcan Tacamulco, the highest point in Central America.

Pettigrew, 21, was raised in Sun Valley, Idaho, and recently moved to Bend for school and the snowboarding opportunities. Akin to life on the road, Pettigrew admits that “I really have just been using this town as a home base while I am not traveling.” Pettigrew has traveled the world extensively and visited almost 40 countries.

As for the $25 gift certificate that Pettigrew won by taking first place in the NewWest.Net/Bend Photo Contest: “The Deschutes Brewery Pub House makes a great burger and I wouldn’t mind a bit if I ‘had’ to use the gift certificate there.”

Make sure to visit NewWest.Net/Bend during the next week to see additional photos taken by Pettigrew.

And don’t forget to enter the March photo contest at NewWest.Net/Bend by e-mailing your finest photo to {encode=”joseph@newwest.net” title=”Joseph Friedrichs.”}

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