Are you sitting down? We’ve got some big news this month. We’re proud to unveil The Oregon 150 Challenge! It’s an exciting, interactive contest that encourages you to embark on a fun-filled road trip extravaganza. In the end, you may win one of seven grand tour prizes. But win or lose, we’ve put together some fantastic deals for your road trip.

Also this month, we’ve got a delicious Petrale sole recipe from Terrebonne Depot restaurant, located near Central Oregon’s stunning Smith Rock State Park.

See you in Oregon, where we’re putting rubber to the road..

-The Editors

About the Author: Rhiannon West Chamberlain

Rhiannon is a native Oregonian who grew up exploring the nooks and crannies of the Oregon Coast and daydreaming in Powell’s City of Books. She now lives in NE Portland with her husband and her new baby boy and looks forward to teaching him to love Oregon as much as she does. Rhiannon attended both the University of Oregon and Portland State University, where she studied Journalism and Mass Media. She claims to ‘bleed green’ and happily cheers for both the Ducks and the Vikings every chance she gets. In her free time, Rhiannon enjoys sipping Oregon Pinot, finding new restaurants, bargain hunting and trying new recipes – sometimes successfully. She has a child-like enthusiasm for trying new things and rediscovering old ones – such as skee-ball, mini golf, and big slides.

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  1. manuel escott says…

    Y ou’re doing just great, but then you’ve also got a terrific product to sell. And I am one of your biggest boosters. The number of people I’ve talked to about Portland’s terrific public transit system and the city are legion(recently I emailed Christoper Hume who writes a thoughtful column on urban affairs for the Toronto Star to go have a look at Portland; he said he might just do that). I’ve also talked up my two hiking trips to Oregon. And this year I plan to return. Apart from your scenic riches, you have a warm, friendly,relaxed population for whom the money-status rat race prevalent in my city means nothing. So,as I say, you’re doing fine, Just don’t mess with the recipe you’ve got going. An Oregon-lover, Toronto, Canada
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  2. Pearl Fink Hart says…

    Hello! As a webfooter who left “God’s Country” in the early 60′s, only getting “home” every 2-3 years, it is always a pleasure/treasure to receive “travel Oregon” – which we do. Head for Lincoln City, then Stayton/Submility/Salem/etc., etc….ah,
    what a medicine! mega thanks…Pearl from
    Stayton, Oregon….

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  3. Ken Dalton says…

    How are you doing? In a word – GREAT! Change nothing. I can’t always go where you suggest, but love to read about them, and stash them away with future wandering plans. We wander a lot, in our motorhome, most of it in Oregon, and neighboring states.

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  4. sandy travous says…

    i was lucky to get to oregon 6 yrs ago, im an old lady, i saw the ocean and a lighthouse for the first and probably the last time, but the trip changed my life, i was never so happy as i was those few days, those who live there are the luckiest people on earth, truelly Gods country!

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