Articles by Kim Cooper Findling

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Instructions for a Perfect Christmas Tree Hunting Experience

December 14th, 2010

Party Members: A family of four, ranging in age from 3 to 46. Destination: Meissner Sno-Park, 14 miles west of Bend.…

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Hunting for Pumpkins in Central Oregon

October 13th, 2010

One of my favorite family outings is our annual journey to Terrebonne each October to choose a pumpkin. Two great farms…

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Bend Film Rocks

September 22nd, 2010

Naming my favorite Oregon event is easy. It’s BendFilm, set to light up lives October 7 through 10 in Bend. In…

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A Fine Time at Five Pine

September 20th, 2010

Five Pine Lodge in Sisters opened in 2006 and pretty much immediately took over several romantic-getaway-type top-ten…

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Laziness Finds Respectability in Camp Sherman

July 26th, 2010

There are many places in Oregon that offer serenity, but some also require a full day of driving. Driving, in my…

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Shades of Blue: Summer Lake Hot Springs

June 21st, 2010

My personal feeling is that if you are willing to wade into unusual waters, you’ll be gifted with something…

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Zen and the Art of Fly Fishing

May 20th, 2010

I will admit that I was not as enthusiastic about the fishing as Ron. But I am not sure anyone could be as enthusiastic…

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The Natural Wonder of Cobble Beach

May 10th, 2010

Let’s just get to the point. Cobble Beach in Newport is a place you need to go. Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural…

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‘Dads on Mom’s Day: The Lakeside Crawdad Festival Brings Out the Cajun in Oregon’s South Coast

April 20th, 2010

Lakeside, Oregon might be over 2000 miles from Louisiana, but that doesn’t mean that folks around these parts don…

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10 Below but Miles Above

April 7th, 2010

It might be snowing on the rest of Central Oregon, but there’s plenty of color to be found at 10 Below. The…

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About Author Kim Cooper Findling

Kim Cooper Findling grew up on the Oregon Coast but became a Central Oregon girl in the mid-90s, taking in the sunny skies and never looking back (expect a few wistful glances at the ocean). She is the editor of “Central Oregon Magazine” and the author of “Day Trips From Portland: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler” and “Chance of Sun: An Oregon Memoir.” Catch her around the state sampling microbrews, hiking river trails, taking silly pictures with her iPhone, and camping with her husband and two daughters in the family tent trailer, Brutus.


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