Articles by Tina Lassen

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Madras Mountain Views Scenic Bikeway

April 17th, 2017

A saw blade of snowy volcanic peaks provides quite the backdrop for the Madras Mountain Views Scenic Bikeway. This 29…

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Road Trip: Arlington

March 6th, 2017

On a trip to the Columbia Plateau, where the Columbia River Gorge melds into the wide-open cowboy country of Eastern…

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Road Trip: Fairview

January 24th, 2017

You could go years passing through this community at the east edge of the Portland metro area without realizing what…

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Ways to Play in Waldport

December 27th, 2016

The artful arch of the Alsea Bay Bridge signals your arrival in Waldport, a coastal community 15 miles south of Newport…


Meet Warm Springs Artist Lillian Pitt

December 14th, 2016

It was love at first touch, Lillian Pitt recalls of the first time her hands met clay. That happenstance…

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Road Trip: McKenzie River Valley

November 28th, 2016

A string of riverside communities greets the wild and oh-so-scenic McKenzie River as it drains down from the Cascade…

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Outdoor Play in Warrenton

November 23rd, 2016

The mighty Columbia meets the even mightier Pacific near Warrenton, perched right on the rim of the continent in Oregon…

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Road Trip: Dallas, Willamina and Grand Ronde

November 7th, 2016

The verdant hills and rambling creeks of the Willamette Valley set the stage for this pocket of communities west of…

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Road Trip: Creswell and Cottage Grove

October 27th, 2016

A rumpled landscape of fertile river valleys surrounds these friendlycommunities south of Eugene. Creswell and…

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Get Outside in Pacific City

October 26th, 2016

Thestretch of the Oregon Coast due west of McMinnville feels especially wild, a jumble of high capes, sandy spits and…

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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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