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Biking Beyond self-guided bike tour in Olympia

Photo caption: The Tenino Quarry Pool was originally a working Sandstone Quarry in the late 1800s. The self-guided bike tour, Biking Beyond, takes visitors along the Yelm-Tenino Trail near Olympia, WA. Available in both digital and print format, the guide was created to assist guests in wayfinding. Points of interests range from recreation and family […]

River in Southeast Oregon
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A river runs through Chiloquin, Oregon

Caption: Photographer Judy Pate capture this watery photo near Chiloquin in the Klamath basin in southeast Oregon. Chiloquin is a small town on the east side of the Cascade Range in southeast Oregon. Both the Williamson and Sprague rivers run through the high desert town. The Williamson River is one of the West’s most prolific […]

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Sunshine Mill serves virtual wine in The Dalles

Molli and James Martin transformed the ground level of the Sunshine Mill in The Dalles, Oregon to a warm winery space. The former historic flour mill now houses Quenett and Copa Di Vino (Wine by the Glass) wineries.  Quenett Winery released its first vintage in 2002 and burst onto the wine scene with its outstanding […]

Juneau
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Taste Alaska!

Juneau Food Tours is giving travelers a taste of the city from their homes. Owner Midgi Moore recently launched Taste Alaska!, an online subscription box featuring made-in-Alaska products. Each box comes with smoked salmon, kelp hot sauce, locally sourced tea and spruce tip caramels. Additionally, the box will feature photography by award-winning Alaska photographer Mark […]

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Go for formal dining at The Parrott House

Editors Note: The Parrott House is currently closed due to Covid-19 state mandate. The historic Queen Anne style Parrott House features formal dining and open seating for drinks in its pavilion handcrafted with wood from Seattle Rainier Brewery. The The Parrott House, located in Roseburg, Oregon, was recently remodeled. Chef Thompson “combines an atmosphere where […]

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Museum explores POP culture

Editors Note: The Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle is temporarily closed based on guidance from public health officials to stop the spread of COVID-19. You can support the museum by making a donation. The Museum of Pop Culture, or MoPOP is a nonprofit museum dedicated to contemporary popular culture. Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen founded […]

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Find your quiet retreat at Lava Lake

Lava Lake is a tranquil body of water surrounded by Mount Bachelor and the Three Sisters mountains in Central Oregon. The lake is usually offers excellent trout fishing and calmer afternoon winds on its west side for kayakers, paddle boarders and canoeists. There is also a small store, campgrounds and Little Lava Lake nearby. The […]

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Pilot Butte boasts spectacular mountain views

Hopefully, dogs and people will get to explore the trails to Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint again this summer. The butte, located in east Bend, offers panoramic views of the high desert and Oregon mountain peaks. Currently, COVID-19 has forced closure of the viewpoint. All Oregon state parks were closed March 23 until further notice. […]

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The Musical: What is this show about?

The Tony Award-nominated musical comedy “The Musical” will grace the stage in May of The Craterian Theater at The Collier Center in Medford, Oregon. Performances are set at 7:30 p.m. May 1-2 and May 8-9. Tickets are adults $28, youth & students 22 and under $10. The play follows two struggling writers hope to make […]