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Experience Excitement “Unplugged” this Summer

written by Brian Sykes on July 2nd, 2009

School is out and summer is here. It’s time to “unplug” from the electronic chaos of everyday life…

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Art in Bend

written by Sarah McMurray on July 2nd, 2009

Art is not dead, even in the recession. As a supporter of the “make local habit” campaign in Bend, my…

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A Fish Story

written by Ryan Johnson on June 10th, 2009

This is a fish story. Actually, it’s a fish story possibly eclipsed by a meatball sandwich and a chocolate…

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Thirty Windy Miles

written by Francie Royce on May 14th, 2009

When it’s grey and dreary in Portland, a forty-five minute drive east rewards you with sun and blue skies. For…

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River to Rails

written by Jon Rombach on May 13th, 2009

When’s the last time you went on a train ride? How about rafting and hopping a train, all in the same day? There&…

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Mt. Ashland 2009, Part 2

written by Asit Rathod on April 24th, 2009

“Hon, this bathtub is AMAZING!” I started laughing because she was as pumped up while describing the bath…

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Mt. Ashland 2009, Part One

written by Asit Rathod on April 22nd, 2009

[autoviewer=27,448,298] Surprises are funny; they are liked by some and disliked by others. However, I think everyone…

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Powder Skiing in April?

written by Asit Rathod on April 14th, 2009

[autoviewer=25,464,300] With great dreams comes great sacrifice is what my dad told me all my life. It sounds…

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Springtime in Hells Canyon

written by Jon Rombach on April 9th, 2009

Hells Canyon is worth seeing, whatever time of year you manage to get down there. I’ve heard several connoisseurs…

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Spring Awakening at the Annual Shinto Blessing Ceremony at SakéOne

written by Guest Contributor on April 3rd, 2009

Each spring, SakOne, located in Forest Grove, Ore., holds aShinto ritual, or blessing of the kura (brewery). Shinto…

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