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Travel Spotlight: Waldo Lake

As a travel destination, Waldo Lake is often overshadowed by Crater Lake, but this Oregon gem can be just as spectacular.

Oregon Lodging: Loloma Lodge

Loloma Lodge is a pristine 11-acre retreat perched on the banks of the beautiful McKenzie River, an hour east of Eugene.

University of Oregon’s Acrobatics and Tumbling Team Reaches New Heights

University of Oregon’s Acrobatics and Tumbling Team is Flying High written by Sheila G. Miller | photos courtesy of UO Athletics Take cheerleading and add gymnastics. Now, get rid of the smiles and the skirts and the hair bows. That’s acrobatics and tumbling, and that’s the sport University of Oregon senior Alexis Cross is proud to be a part of. Considered an “emerging sport” by the NCAA but currently governed by an outside association and in talks to become an official NCAA-sanctioned sport, acro/tumbling is no joke. “We get rid of all the glitz and the glam of cheerleading and the leotards and hair bows of gymnastics,” she said. What’s left is the stunting part of cheer and the tumbling portion of gymnastics. The sport was created fairly recently, and only a handful of universities have teams. Oregon has been to the national championship four years straight—winning in 2014 and…

2017 Holiday Gift Guide

This year, our friend Lee Lewis Husk offered to host our office holiday gift exchange at her home in Bend. We seized the opportunity. Everyone had to bring one of their favorite Oregonmade gift ideas for exchange. Good friends. Good times. Cool stuff. Use our picks to inspire your holiday giving. Oregon bounty is one of our favorite things, and the cook in your life would love an Oregon cookbook, such as, from top, 1) The Myrtlewood Cookbook: Pacific NW Cooking, by Andrew Barton; 2) Hello! My Name is Tasty, by John Gorham and Liz Crain; 3) LURE: Sustainable Seafood Recipes from the 4) West Coast, by Ned Bell; and 5) Portland Cooks, by Danielle Centoni ( Allison, Kelly and Sheila share a laugh and a glass of rosé while wearing Mitch Jewelry earrings ( For the coffee-lover in your life, Felipe the dog recommends an Aeropress coffee maker, a…

photography by Anthony Castro

Oregon Farm to Table: Elk Farming at Rosse Posse Acres

Managing elk is a far cry from keeping more domesticated animals like pigs or sheep. They can weigh in excess of 950 pounds, and they’ll attack anything they perceive as a threat. Visit Rosse Posse Acres to see how its done.

Andrew Barton, author the Mrytlewood Cookbook

Andrew Barton shares his recipes in The Myrtlewood Cookbook

Andrew Barton created and self-published The Myrtlewood Cookbook in 2014 based on his supper club recipes. This year, it was released by Sasquatch Books, and its packed with even more of Barton’s warm sensibility and stories.