Articles by Eileen Garvin

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North Oregon Coast Electric Byway

April 4th, 2013

This journey leads out of the bustling center of Portland down the Columbia River, through the Coast Range and out to…

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Mt. Hood and Columbia River Gorge Electric Byway

April 4th, 2013

This day trip around Mt. Hood and along the Columbia River Gorge invites travelers to experience the rugged wilderness,…

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Road Trip: Oakland

March 26th, 2013

Take a detour off of I-5 near Roseburg, and you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time in the town of Oakland.…

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Unplug the Family Road Trip

March 14th, 2013

Remember the old-fashioned family road trip before the iPhone, Kindle and Facebook when you just fought over the radio…

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Spring Spout Spotting

March 12th, 2013

It’s spring break for the gray whales on the Oregon Coast as they start their swim north to summer waters. The 12,000…

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Spring Star Parties

March 1st, 2013

On March 20, the North and South poles reachedequal distance from the sun. Day and night became the same length,…

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Portland 101

February 28th, 2013

It’s been called the City of Roses, the City of Bridges, Rip City, Portlandia and Beervana. As its nicknames suggest,…


Road Trip: Milton-Freewater

February 28th, 2013

With spring on the horizon and blues skies in the forecast, it’s time for a road trip! Head east for wide open spaces…

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Barbey Maritime Center’s Sam Johnson

February 27th, 2013

Most people looked at the old Astoria Railroad Depot and saw a neglected building. But Sam Johnson, executive director…

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Big Bottom Whiskey’s Ted Pappas

February 13th, 2013

Ted Pappas will tell you his love affair with whiskey started early. When he was a boy in North Carolina, his dad owned…

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About Author Eileen Garvin

Eileen Garvin lives and writes in Hood River. When she’s not hunched over her keyboard or digging in the garden, you can find her mountain biking, kiteboarding, hiking, skiing or camping somewhere in Oregon.

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