Articles by Tina Lassen

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Road Trip: Springfield

October 20th, 2016

Springfield is often mentioned in the same breath as Eugene, the two cities forming the state’ssecond-largest metro…

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Road Trip: Gresham

October 17th, 2016

Quick can you name Oregon’s fourth-largest city? Kudos if you came up with Gresham (pop. 109,397), which feels…

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Road Trip: Madras

October 13th, 2016

When you’re cruising across Central Oregon, the high desert plateau can feel as vast as the ocean, a sea of sagebrush…

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Paddling the Tualatin River

Road Trip: Tualatin

October 2nd, 2016

Maybe Tualatin took inspiration from the Oregon Trail, the epochal pioneer route that ended just 10 miles east of here…

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Brigham Sisters Carry on Family Tradition

September 2nd, 2014

Terrie Brigham and her sister, Kim Brigham-Campbell, 41, members of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian…

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Wines of the Gorge

July 18th, 2014

The Columbia Gorge Winegrowers Association advertises a world of wine in 40 miles, and it’s a fitting slogan.…

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Southern Oregon Taster’s Tour

January 28th, 2014

I knew Oregon’s southwest corner, around Medford, for its wild beauty, where iconic Oregon rivers like the Rogue and…

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No Nonsense

Oregon Dreamer Janet Freeman

December 6th, 2011

In 1993, Janet Freeman’s sister asked her to make a pair of snowboard pants that recognized the fact she was a…

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About Author Tina Lassen

Tina Lassen is a nationally published freelance writer who frequently writes about travel and outdoor recreation. Her features have appeared in National Geographic Adventure, Alaska Airlines Magazine, Endless Vacation, USA Today and several other publications. She also has authored and contributed to several guidebooks for Fodor’s, Frommer’s and the National Geographic Society’s Books Division. Thanks to a career that lets her live anywhere, Tina happily writes and recreates from her home in Hood River.

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