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The Toughest Job on Water

Columbia River Bar Pilots put their lives—and millions of dollars of commerce—into play each day as they jump aboard commercial…

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Oregon Travel: Bandon

A small, quiet town by the sea is home to Oregon's world-renown golf venues—Bandon Dunes Resort. Play one of the…

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Oregon Travel: Wallowas

There’s a good reason it’s known as the Wallowa Country. An hour east of La Grande, you drop into a…

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Say Cheese

Historical lore dates Tillamook County’s first cheese to around 1856, when William W. Raymond separated curds and whey in a…

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Guile before Guns

Nearly a century ago, a deft-minded Governor Oswald West put his hand to his holster and drew out political genius…

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Stand-up Paddling

About five years ago, surfing legend and Bend resident Gerry Lopez went into his shop in Maui and built his…

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Rogue River Adventure

On May 14th, seven of us departed from the bridge at Grave Creek for a three-day float trip down the…

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Highway 199

An interesting stretch from Grants Pass to the California Border reveals cavemen as political pranksters, The Duke, treehouses and Dutch…

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Silverton: Oregon’s Garden City

Silverton rolls out of the Cascades to the west and over valley soils that support sheep farms, tree nurseries, a…

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1859’s Best of Oregon 2010

This spectacular forest preserve off the Santiam Highway (Hwy 22) was mostly unheard of until 1859 when gold was discovered…

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