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Oregon’s Fishing Ambassador

written by Grant McOmie on April 20th, 2012

When it comes to building bridges along many of Oregon’s rivers, fishing guide David Johnson is one of the best. He…

My wife and I will be in the Bend area and would like help in locating four top golf courses to play as well as lodging suggestions. We look forward to hearing from you and appreciate your time. – John P.

Depending on your handicap and energy level, you can actually play 36 holes a day in Central Oregon....there is just that much golf to be had. As far as top courses, I would recommend you consider the following: Crosswater Golf Club located at Su…
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Grant’s Getaways: Hot Lake Springs

written by Grant McOmie on February 2nd, 2012

This week, I visit northeast Oregon to visit a family who risked it all for the promise of a new start at a place you…

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Tubing at Ski Bowl

written by Grant McOmie on January 12th, 2012

If you want to have winter fun but you’re not into downhill skiing or snowboarding, tubing is perfectfor its ease…

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Grant’s Getaways: Willamette Sturgeon Fishing

written by Grant McOmie on January 6th, 2012

This week, I headed to the Willamette River with a rod, reel and spirit of adventure to learn more about Oregon’s…

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Hike for Fall Sunshine

written by Eileen Garvin on November 8th, 2011

Fall is here, and on the east side of the Cascades, that means brisk air, brilliant fall color and a secret cache of…

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Wild Foraging near Mt. Hood

written by Eileen Garvin on September 26th, 2011

Mt. Hood looked ghostly on my southbound drive down Highway 35 on Friday morning, with smoke from multiple wildfires…

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High Desert Discovery Scenic Byway

  • Distance: 127 M / 204 Km
  • Minimum Driving Time: 5-7 Hours
  • Best Time to Drive: Late Spring Through Fall

Covered with juniper and sagebrush and dotted with dramatic mountain ranges, this is the true frontier country, a…

Ecola State Park

Pacific Coast Scenic Byway

  • Distance: 363 M / 584 Km
  • Minimum Driving Time: 10-12 Hours
  • Best Time to Drive: Winter Through Summer

Yes, it's possible to drive the entire Pacific Coast Scenic Byway in a single day -- but you'll want more time to…

Roses and Butterflies

written by Grant McOmie on September 15th, 2011

While seasonal changes may be locked into the annual calendar, isn’t it nice to know that nature can have her way…

Oregon River Sports Inc

3400 Franklin Blvd Eugene, OR 97403

Guided raft or inflatable kayak trips on the McKenzie, John Day and Umpqua Rivers. Hourly canoe and kayak rentals at…

Oregon River Sports, Inc.

4000 Franklin Blvd Eugene, OR 97401

Guided raft or inflatable kayak trips on the McKenzie, John Day and Umpqua Rivers. Hourly canoe and kayak rentals at…

Minnehaha Trail

The Minnehaha Trail is 3.1 miles long, passes several beautiful meadows overlooks Minnehaha Creek.

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Golf + Adventure = Oregon

written by Eileen Garvin on July 28th, 2011

In Oregon we can turn just about anything into an outdoor adventure including golf. With mountains, rivers and…

Columbia Steelheading On The Rise

written by Andy Walgamott on July 25th, 2011

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of blog posts on summer steelheading on the Lower Columbia River and…

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Rolling on the River

written by Eileen Garvin on July 15th, 2011

April showers bring May flowers, but those spring rains also mean great summertime boating. Unusually high water levels…

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As Salmon Catches Fade On Lower Columbia, Expect Steelheading To Pick Up

written by Andy Walgamott on July 13th, 2011

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of blog posts on summer steelheading on the Lower Columbia River…

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Wallowa-Whitman National Forest

The Wallowa-Whitman offers opportunities for a variety of outdoor recreation activities. Some of the many activities…

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Umatilla National Forest

The Umatilla offers opportunities for a variety of outdoor recreation activities. Some of the many activities include…

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Malheur National Forest

The Malheur offers a full range of outdoor recreation opportunities in an uncrowded region. Some of these…

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John B. Yeon State Scenic Corridor

This Scenic Corridor offers opportunities for hiking, viewing scenery, wildlife watching, and viewing interpretive…

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Strawberry Fever

written by Eileen Garvin on June 2nd, 2011

June’s most beautiful bride is about to make her debut, and she won’t be wearing white. It’s the…

Wheatridge in the Nook

11102 Philippi Canyon Lane Arlington, OR 97812

Hidden in the gentle folds of “The Nook” between the John Day and Columbia Rivers, Wheatridge has been in…

Accessible Destinations in Oregon

written by Grant McOmie on March 31st, 2011

Most of us never give our travels or adventures into the great Oregon outdoors a second thought. Why should we? After…

Good Fortune in the Toledo Arts District

written by Deborah Trusty on January 25th, 2011

I have the good, no, great fortune to be one of those ridiculously lucky people who found her personal nirvana by…

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The Open Road

written by Robbie McClaran on August 1st, 2010

I’m 300 miles southeast of my home in Portland and I’m spending the next three days exploring Oregon’…

Sultry Summer Sounds

written by Mikhael Romain on April 30th, 2010

Summers in Oregon bring long days and warm nights, the perfect climate for music festivals, both indoors and out.…

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Oasis in the Desert

written by Grant McOmie on March 26th, 2010

This week, travel east of the Cascades to discover a different sort of spin on the phrase “sagebrush romance&…

Winter Trout, Here I Come

written by Chris Santella on February 25th, 2010

Though it’s a week before I leave, I’m getting pretty excited about my trout fishing expedition to Central…

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Three Capes Scenic Drive

written by Grant McOmie on February 12th, 2010

Take a deep breath and savor this week’s “Grant’s Getaway” along the Three Capes Scenic Drive…

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Fishing for Kings

written by Grant McOmie on October 16th, 2009

Despite the wild and wet weather of the past few weeks October is prime time for “King Fishing.”King…

Buoy 10

written by Grant McOmie on August 28th, 2009

This week, I head for the big, broad Columbia River in this week’s Grant’s Getaways to follow a silver rush…

The Gnome that Climbed Mt. Hood (Part Two)

written by Asit Rathod on August 5th, 2009

We sent our intrepid blogger Asit out to complete the Oregon 150 Challenge. He took our challenge, and brought Mookie…

Ocean Coho Fishing

written by Grant McOmie on July 20th, 2009

A huge rush of Silver Salmon also known as Coho Salmon is swimming along the Oregon coast this summer. Oregon…

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…

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…

Whitewater Steelhead Fishing

written by Grant McOmie on March 23rd, 2009

Oregon is blessed with abundant rivers that offer countless whitewater rapids. In fact, many of the state’s…

Best Little Ski Hill in Northeast Oregon

written by Jon Rombach on March 2nd, 2009

Near the top of my list of favorite things about Wallowa County is whiskers on kittens and brown paper packages tied …

Bill’s Guide to the Portland Jazz Festival, Part Two

written by Bill Royston on February 13th, 2009

Editor’s Note: Bill Royston is the Portland Jazz Festival‘s Artistic Director, and writes about the…

Bill’s Guide to the Portland Jazz Festival, Part One

written by Bill Royston on February 11th, 2009

Patrons as well as people who are not into jazz have asked me what I would go to see if were coming to the Portland…

Finding Fun and Fish on the Rails along the Wallowa River

written by Chris Santella on December 21st, 2008

I hear that train a comin’ It’s coming round the bend If I’m a little lucky There’s a steelhead…

Just Dune It at the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area

written by Sean Patrick Hill on September 29th, 2008

Of all my wife’s great ideas, this one is possibly her best: a camping expedition to the vast Sahara-like…

On The Road With Oregon Bounty- Day 6: Traveling the Oregon Culinary Trail

written by Greg Robeson on September 25th, 2008

It’s easy for foodies west of the cascades to believe that the eastern border of the culinary world in Oregon…

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Lights, Camera, Action! Movies Filmed in Oregon

written by Ashley Moran on December 20th, 2007

Oregon has long been a filming destination for Hollywood movies, from classics like The Goonies and Kindergarten Cop …

Powder and Sunshine at Ski Anthony Lakes

written by Jerry Krieg on December 5th, 2006

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, December 1, 2 & 3, 2006 Snow Quality: 8 (1-10, 10 being perfect) Ski Anthony Lakes…

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Oregon Bounty 2006 Day Four: Central Oregon – You Want To Do What?

written by Greg Robeson on October 3rd, 2006

Today is a bit of a homecoming for me. I’m in Central Oregon, where I was born and raised. A lot has changed here…

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