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Sep 10, 2010
The window for high country hiking around here is a short one. Apparently, even more so this year, thanks to the summer’s unceremonious (and just downright cruel) disappearance this week. But...
Sep 3, 2010
Forgot to reserve that campsite for the long weekend? This evening you can (likely) still take advantage of the first come, first-serve sites out at Oxbow Regional Park near...
Aug 27, 2010
Nature Inspires Art We’re way past chainsaw carvings here. The 2nd annual Nature Inspires Art gathering at Tryon Creek State Park features renderings from a dozen local artists working in a...
Aug 20, 2010
RiverFest 2010 RiverFest gets underway this morning with a wicked-cold endurance swim relay and a community paddle put on by the Lower Columbia River Estuary Partnership. (If you get a chance,...
Aug 16, 2010
Beyond the Bridges
Visit Portland's closest Northwest island getaway—Vashon Island, located a brief ferry ride away from Seattle.
Aug 13, 2010
Portland Twilight Criterium Those warm summer breezes you’re feeling downtown tonight might just be being whipped up by some of the country’s fastest bike racers. Dozens of elite riders will...
Aug 6, 2010
Nature After Hours Want to see Mother Nature shake her groove thing? Of course you do. So skip your happy hour plans downtown tonight and make a break for Tryon Creek State Park where you’re...
Jul 30, 2010
Mount Tabor Two weeks from now, the PDX Adult Soapbox Derby will bomb its way down the winding blacktop roadway atop Mount Tabor. (Not that we here at the office have been counting down the days...
Jul 23, 2010
Chehalem Ridge Acquired back in January, the 1,100-acre, Chehalem Ridge Natural Area, near Forest Grove, is the largest open space ever to be snapped up by Metro’s bond measures. Which means, it...
Jul 16, 2010
Portland Highland Games Men: How much do you know about yourself if you’ve never attempted to heave a 20-foot, near 200-pound wooden pole into the air while outfitted in a flowing plaid kilt?...
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