Articles by Eileen Garvin

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Winter Fun in Central Oregon

October 30th, 2015

Fire and ice, dogs and kids, stars and snow. Winter in Central Oregon has all the right ingredients for some serious…

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Road Trip: John Day Fossil Beds Country

October 26th, 2015

The first time I saw the Painted Hills in Eastern Oregon, I was in a hurry. My group had stopped at the Thomas Condon…

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Don’t-Miss Oregon Wineries

October 26th, 2015

Leah Jrgensen is the owner and winemaker of her eponymous label, Leah Jrgensen Cellars. An 18-year veteran of the…

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Salem’s Archive Coffee & Bar

October 16th, 2015

The town of Salem has been buzzing since the opening of Archive Coffee & Bar in December 2014. Co-owners Jesse…

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Solstice Woodfire Cafe & Bar

October 15th, 2015

It’s a lazy weekday afternoon in Hood River, long past lunch and hours before dinner, but Solstice Woodfire Caf …

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Chef Justin Wills’ Wildly Local Cuisine

October 13th, 2015

When he opened Restaurant Beck in 2009, Justin Wills began adding the wild-foraging element to the menu. In addition to…

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Portland, Oregon

Road Trip: Classic Portland

October 2nd, 2015

Portland is full of the new and shiny: There’s a brand new bridge spanning the Willamette River, fabulous breweries…

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5 Coast Culinary Secrets

October 1st, 2015

You told your family you’d be right back; just a quick trip to the small-town mercantile to grab a few things …

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Go for a Run in the Gorge

September 29th, 2015

It’s time toplay in the Columbia River Gorge, and there’s no better way to explore than a run. For those…

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Top Fall Hikes

September 11th, 2015

We asked some of the state’s best guide companies where to hike for excellent fall fun. Here’s what they had to say…

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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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