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Troutdale good launch pad for Columbia Gorge jaunts

Photo caption: Twig hair flies on a sculpture at McMenamins Edgefield in Troutdale. By Greg Johnson Visitors will find Troutdale a pleasant launch pad for jaunts to this historic downtown, nearby McMenamins Edgefield and the Columbia River Gorge. Troutdale is the gateway to the historic Columbia River Highway, the Columbia River Gorge and Mount Hood […]

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Plan Ahead for Amaryllis Blooms All Winter Long

Photo caption:  As its name implies, Double King amaryllis brightens up any room with double blossoms of burgundy-red and can have up to a dozen flowers. Photo credit: photo courtesy of By Melinda Myers Let amaryllis fill your home with flowers for the holidays and keep the blossoms coming all winter long. When you plant […]

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PDX Triathlon Festival kicks off racing season

The 39th Annual PDX Triathlon Festival takes place May 30-31, 2020 at Blue Lake park. The Annual PDX/Blue Lake Triathlon was started by the Portland Triathlon Association and Frank Goulard, who is still an active, local Masters Triathlete. The weekend festival offers an Olympic and Sprint Distance Triathlon, Duathlon & AquaBike, and a Super Sprint / My […]

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Portland Saturday Market to kick off season

Photo caption: Catherine Stemper of Beggars Tomb Silver Portland Saturday Market kicks off its 47th Season Feb. 29-March 1 under the Burnside Bridge. Guests will enjoy local handcrafted art, a plethora of exotic food , and lively musical performances. Portland Saturday Market is the largest continually operating outdoor arts and crafts market in the nation. […]