Rain and snow does not stop Melissa Talbott from walking to and from work at the Deschutes Brewery pub in downtown Bend.

The only time Talbott drives is when she works a closing shift and leaves work between midnight and 2 a.m.

“I live maybe half a mile from work, so I walk every day that I open,” said Talbott, assistant general manager of the pub. “It’s just kind of a nice way for me to get my day started. It’s a nice way for me to wind down after work.”

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