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VOX POPULI

What's Your Wildest Summer Memory?

Have you ever had to spoon your dog for warmth on a backpacking trip? Tell us and enter to win a $50 gift card to Imperial!

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/15/2015
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NORTHWEST TRAVEL

The Hotel from Twin Peaks Is Offering a Package for Superfans

Salish Lodge & Spa channels its television doppelgänger, the Great Northern Hotel, with overnight packages, maps of filming locations, and Twin Peaks souvenirs.

  • By Margaret Seiler
  • Published 04/15/2015
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TRAVEL NEWS

FlightCar Touches Down at Portland Airport

Car-sharing startup FlightCar brings free longterm parking to PDX.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 04/13/2015
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BODY TALK

Hiking Kilimanjaro at 300 Pounds—and Finding Self-Love Along the Way

We chat with the author of the inspiring new memoir Gorge about Africa's tallest peak, writing with Cheryl Strayed, and a battle-won relationship with her body.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 04/07/2015
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PERSPECTIVES

An Ashland Native Conquers Snorkeling on Maui

Micah Wolf, owner of Maui's The Snorkel Store, on snorkeling and the island's connection to Oregon.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/07/2015
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DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

This week in travel: Shakespeare on Orcas Island, celebrating Syrah, Blossom Time in the Gorge, and digging for clams in Long Beach

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 04/07/2015
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NORTHWEST NEWS

How Do You Save an Important Oregon Watershed?

A community restoration program has planted more than 4.5 million trees in the last decade…and they’re not stopping anytime soon.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 04/06/2015
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WIDE WORLD

Hot Travel Links: the Himalayas, Smart Luggage, and Tinder for Travel

A round-up of this week's best international travel stories.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/03/2015
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FARM TO TABLE

Book Your 2015 Farm Dinners Now!

Picturesque outdoor tables, wine-sipping farm tours, and local food: we’ve got the master list of this summer’s slate of farm dinners

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 04/02/2015
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OREGON TRAILS

The Northwest's 8 Best Wildflower Hikes

Wildflower season is coming! Celebrate with some of our favorite floral displays in the region.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 03/26/2015
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TRAVEL NEWS

Behold Sunriver Resort's $50 Million Facelift

The beloved Central Oregon retreat gets a new restaurant and pool area.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/25/2015
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DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

Wild and crazy ales, 40 acres of stunning tulips, and Shakespeare on Orcas Island. It must be spring!

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 03/24/2015
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TRAVEL NEWS

A New Boutique Hotel is Coming to the Lloyd District

This May the Hotel Eastlund, the newest project from the team behind Hotel Modera, will open its doors across from the Convention Center.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 03/20/2015
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WIDE WORLD

Hot Travel Links: Cable Car Hotel Rooms, Treacherous Hikes, and Lost Show Dogs.

Going to the French Alps? Stay in a hotel room suspended 9,000 feet in the air.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/16/2015
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NORTHWEST NEWS

Why Are Inmates Planting Trees in Tillamook Forest?

A prison work camp deep in the Tillamook Forest turns inmate labor into reforestation and firefighting.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 03/10/2015
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DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

Savor Oregon food and wine in Cannon Beach, pick up some fine furniture in Yachats, and gorge yourself on cheese in Central Point!

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 03/10/2015
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Slideshow

Portland Monthly's Airline Snack Ratings

Portland Monthly's editorial staff sampled airline nuts and crackers... for science!

  • Published 03/05/2015
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JUST BECAUSE

Taste Test: Airline Snacks

Portland Monthly's editorial staff sampled airline nuts and crackers... for science!

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 03/05/2015
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NORTHWEST EVENTS

Whale Watching Week Returns on the Oregon Coast

Spring Whale Watching Week (March 21-28) will draw gray whale lovers to dozens of locations up and down the Oregon coast.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 03/04/2015
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DEALS & HAPPENINGS

Tripster: Weekend Plans

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival kicks off, the Jupiter Hotel launches a boozy package, and Travel Oregon offers a free "wintercation."

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 02/24/2015
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