Articles by Kim Cooper Findling

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Cinema, Connection, Conversation: BendFilm Fest Hits Town

September 6th, 2011

In its eighth year, the BendFilm Festival has become a community-driven event that draws filmmakers from across the…

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Bagpipes and Brotherhood on St. Patrick’s Day

March 14th, 2011

Bend Fire Pipes and Drums Blowout Bend’s Downtown Five years ago, Mike Baxter witnessed Seattle Firefighters…

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A Bird’s-Eye View

February 1st, 2011

The Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Eastern Oregon was one of the first refuges established in the United States…

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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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About Author Kim Cooper Findling

Kim Cooper Findling grew up on the Oregon Coast and became a Central Oregon girl in the mid-90s, taking in the sunny skies and never looking back (except a few wistful glances at the ocean). She is the editor of “Cascade Journal” 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, revisiting the ocean, taking silly pictures with her iPhone and hanging out with her family.


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