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Editor’s Note: August 2012

Water Master

We can thank a 19th century city employee for tapping into the pristine Bull Run water supply.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 07/18/2012
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Mudroom

Five Questions With…Celeste Brash

A veteran travel writer regales us with tales from her trips—from black magic curses in Java to finding love with a Tahitian pearl diver.

  • By Heather Strang
  • Published 07/18/2012
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Trail of the Month

Bird Creek Meadows Trail

Gaze in wonder at the wildflowers and waterfalls along Bird Creek Meadows Trail.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 07/18/2012
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Happenings

See Spot Sip

Take Fido with you next weekend on the Canine Uncorked Wine Tour, where you’ll get tastings at 11 Willamette Valley wineries and Fido will get the roya...

  • Published 07/17/2012
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Cover Story

8 Great Northwest Swimming Holes

Our guide to close-in swimming holes doles out details on where to get wet, whether you’re a family of four looking for calm waters (and close-by restrooms) or an adventurous couple seeking a secluded spot to soak up the sun.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 07/17/2012
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Feature

Liquid Assets

Go to the sink. Fill up a glass. Drink deep. If you’re in Portland, odds are good that you just took a big swig of Bull Run water. The fiercely protected, stunningly beautiful, and highly engineered forest landscape that provides Portland’s wa

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/14/2012
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Slideshow

Slide Show: Electric Company

The vintage gears and mechanical works at the Bull Run Powerhouse tell a story that's worth preserving.

  • Published 07/14/2012
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Article

Reservoir Bulldogs

A pair of Portland water activists lead the fight to keep our reservoirs open and operating just as they have for the last 115 years.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/14/2012
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Article

Electric Company

The vintage gears and mechanical works at the Bull Run Powerhouse tell a story that's worth preserving.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 07/14/2012
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Article

Simon’s Springs

Next time you belly up to a Benson Bubbler, wish it a happy birthday!

  • By Sig Unander
  • Published 07/14/2012
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