Articles by Eileen Garvin

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Two Days in Pendleton

July 13th, 2012

Located in the foothills of the Blue Mountains, Pendleton was first platted in 1868. The town has a rich history,…

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Trail Talk with Terry Richard

July 11th, 2012

Sunshine and snow melt mean open season for backpacking. We decided to talk to Terry Richard, who has been writing…

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Learn to Kiteboard This Summer

July 6th, 2012

Wind power: It’s not just for turbines anymore. You can harness the summer winds blowing through Oregon and learn to…

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Portland Farmers Market Strawberries

Berry Season

June 28th, 2012

If you’ve been eagerly awaiting Oregon berry season, you aren’t alone. Portland’s Ken Forkish (owner of Ken’s…

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Camping at Steens Mountain

Outdoor Family Fun

June 27th, 2012

Summer is a great time to try something new with the family, and Oregon has no end of outdoor fun. Get outside and…

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Summer Brews and News

June 6th, 2012

Oh, summer! What’s better than a cold beer after a day on the trail, on the water or justwandering the neighborhood…

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The Building Blocks of Chocolate

June 4th, 2012

Woodblock Chocolate’s new commercial space isn’t anything like Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory unless Willy…

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Nice Catch

Summer Steelhead Season Opens

May 31st, 2012

Notoriously elusive and much sought after, the Oregon steelhead is the subject of many a tale about icy winter rivers,…

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Girlfriends’ Getaway

May 25th, 2012

I wanted to get out of town and try something different, some combination of physical and relaxing. A weekend in the…

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The Beauty of the Falls

May 25th, 2012

Crashing, boiling, breathtaking, roaring. These are the words used by writers, poets and travelers to describe the…

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About Author Eileen Garvin

Eileen Garvin is the editor of Travel Oregon’s Seasonal Features, enewsletters and annual visitor guide. When she’s not cooking up trip ideas, Oregon Dreamer profiles and outdoor adventures to write about, she’s out exploring Oregon.


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