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Space Needle ‘Spacelift’ elevates visitor experience

The Space Needle, one of the world’s most recognizable landmarks, is undergoing a 360-degree “spacelift” and the majority of renovations are now open to the public. Privately funded, the 56-year-old tower’s $100 million renovation, Century Project, has elevated the visitor experience by dramatically enhancing the view with more than 176 tons of glass. The Space […]

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Plant now for a colorful spring display

Caption: Lilies grow from bulbs and their large prominent flowers brighten up gardens and provide vertical appeal. Photo credit:  Photo courtesy of Melinda Myers, LLC    by Melinda Myers It’s time to think spring. Fall is the time to plant tulips, daffodils, crocus and other spring flowering bulbs. Use these early bloomers to welcome spring […]

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Luxury lodging in Oregon Wine Country

Luxurious accomodations at Atticus Hotel. Photo by @melissarighero Finely crafted furnishings complement original artistic pieces from local artists. Personal bars featuring French press, electric water kettle and kitchen and barware. A restaurant and bar, fitness room, Dutch style bicycles and electric car charging stations. These are just some of the amenities that make the historic […]

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Featured Northwest Lifestyles Oregon

Wolf Creek Inn takes you back in time

Portland sister-brother-duo Andrew and Jessie Shroyer recreated the 1883 classic revival style of Wolf Creek Inn and reopened its doors in 2018. The inn has served travelers off the Applegate Trail (now Interstate 5) since the late 1800s. Throughout its lifetime, the Inn has hosted many celebrities, including Clark Gable, Jack London and Orson Welles. […]

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Enjoy the ranch life in Southern Oregon

Caption: The three bedroom Meadow House sits on a private knoll overlooking acres of meadows and mountains. Owners Suzanne Willow and Lanita Witt have restored a working forest and wetland, and a small farm on the Willow-Witt Ranch., a 445 acre sustainable ranch and farm stay near the southern Oregon town of Ashland. The family-friendly […]

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Preserve your garden for winter meals

Caption: Wooden orchard racks maximize storage space, while allowing air to reach each layer of produce. Photo credit:  Photo courtesy of Gardener’s Supply Company by Melinda Myers All your hard work is paying off with a bountiful harvest. Fresh produce is filling your garden, countertops, and refrigerator while the garden keeps producing more. Preserve some of […]

Hopservatory in Bend
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Brews and stars at Worthy’s in Bend

Worthy Brewing on the east side of Bend is a popular venue for locals and visitors to grab a bite, tour the brewery, wander through the on-site gardens and see the stars in the observatory tower. “Hopservatory” patrons can step up to the mini-Hubble telescope to see specific galaxies, stars, nebulae and even planets, depending […]

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Featured Northwest Lifestyles Oregon

Neon sign museum explores the light fantastic

Photo caption: The Dalles was nominated in the top five runner ups for the competition in the Business Revolution National Campaign. The National Neon Sign Museum in The Dalles downtown historic district captures the history, craftsmanship and culture of America through the lens of the signage and advertising industry. The museum provides historical, social, and […]

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Featured Northwest Lifestyles Outdoor Activities Washington

Mount Rainier opens up Sunrise trail areas

Editor’s Note: Posted on July 4, 2020. Visitors traveling to Mount Rainier National Park during the coming weekend should be prepared for a wide range of weather and trail conditions.  “While it may be warm and sunny where visitors are traveling from, they should come prepared for snow-covered routes and icy trails at high-elevation locations like […]