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Harvest Hosts offers unique rv experience

Caption: Sunrise Over the White Mountains at a Harvest Host Location Written by Shari and Hutch Editor’s note: The following article is reprinted with permission from the Northwest RVing Blog hosted by MHRV (Manufactured Housing and Recreational Vehicle) Show Association. For information, go to Walking through vineyards, drinking mead, petting alpacas, screening cult movies, […]

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Growing herbs all year for tasty meals

Caption: Artificial lights ensure herbs receive enough bright light to successfully grow indoors. Photo credit:  Photo courtesy of Gardener’s Supply Company/ by Melinda Myers Add garden fresh flavor to your meals year-round.  Grow a few of your favorite herbs indoors, harvest and enjoy. Select a variety of herbs you and your family enjoy and use for cooking, decoration, or […]

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Spring bloom gifts for gardeners

Caption: Give a gift of Months of Bloom, pre-planted bulbs to brighten up the recipient’s home during the winter months or all year long. Photo credit:  Photo courtesy of Gardener’s Supply Company/ by Melinda Myers Give the gift of spring this winter to gardeners and non-gardeners alike.  A pot of tulips, daffodils or other spring flowering […]

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Winter-blooming bulbs make joyful holiday gifts

Caption:  The flower petals of Giant Amadeus amaryllis start out white and turn to pink, coral and salmon.  Photo credit:  photo courtesy of by Melinda Myers Give a holiday gift that is guaranteed to bring joy and feelings of well-being. Research by Rutgers University found the gift of flowers generates a smile, elevates the […]

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Why Your Backyard Needs More Plants

If you have a beautiful home, and you want to change and enhance the landscaping, low maintenance backyard plants are a great way to do so. But, you really don’t feel like needing anything that needs extra that needs to be taken care of. Why does your backyard need more plants? Improve Your Aesthetic If […]

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Dinosaurs to invade Clark County Event Center

Jurassic Quest, North America’s largest dinosaur event, will take over the Clark County Event Center in Vancouver Nov. 26-28 during Thanksgiving weekend. See over 100 Life-Size animatronic Dinosaurs including Apatosaurus, Spinosaurus, T-Rex and a 50 Foot Long Megalodon. Meet the trainers, baby dinos and watch a live interactive Raptor show. Other attractions include dinosaur rides, […]

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Painted Hills is ‘Wonderful’

Caption: Two women viewing the Painted Hills in John Day River Territory. Photo credit: Joni Kabana, When you travel to the Painted Hills, you can see millions of years of history revealed in the layers of mountains of earth, one color at a time. The hills get their name from the delicately colored stratifications […]

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This is Portland…a city on the rebound!

Caption: A couple enjoys a leisurely cruise along Portland’s waterfront dotted with water fountains. Photo credit: Portland is a town ravaged by riots, homeless and violence…NOT SO FAST!!! According to a September 7 article in Portland Monthly magazine, there are signs of life in the city so villainized by the likes of Fox News […]

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Travel Oregon launches ‘slightly exaggerated’ tourism campaign

Travel Oregon launched its first out-of-state advertising since the start of the pandemic in October with the return of its successful cinematic, animated “Only Slightly Exaggerated” campaign. “The campaign celebrates the spirit and diversity of Oregon’s people and shares the magical feeling of being in Oregon through the wonder and beauty of our state,” said Todd Davidson, CEO of […]

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Spooky fall fun at Northwest Trek

Each weekend in October, “spooky” fall fun can be found at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park. From a scavenger hunt to exploring the forest at night, there is something for everyone to enjoy. The park will be decorated with eerie spider webs, spooky glow-in-the-dark eyes and pumpkins. Guests are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes any […]