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Attractions Northwest Lifestyles Oregon

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 […]

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Northwest artist displays ‘magical’ paintings in Santa Fe

Caption: “Canyon Crossing” by Northwest artist Andrea Traphagen. Pacific Northwest travelers may want to stop by the Turqoise House in the artistic haven of Santa Fe this summer to peruse Norhwest artist Andrea Traphagen’s works on display. Traphagen is currently exhibiting three works featuring equestrian themes–“Canyon Crossing,” “Mesa Canyon” and “Bay Ride”–at Turqoise House in […]

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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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Oregon Fast Facts

Caption: The Decemberists are one of the Oregon musical bands making national waves. Editors note: The following Oregon facts are supplied by Travel Oregon. Whether it’s your first or tenth trip to Oregon, here are some quick tidbits to help you get to know our spectacular state a little better. Did you know: Oregon has […]

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Artist creates vibrant fantasy worlds

Caption: Equestrian-themed “Dusty Run” by Andrea Traphagen. Longtime Woodland artist Andrea Traphagen paints her original watercolors and acrylics in vibrant hues…taking you from fantasy worlds to old world to current times. With the stroke of a brush and a vivid imagination, Andrea’s paintings transform you into a world of mermaids, dragon flies and old growth […]

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Featured Northwest Lifestyles Outdoor Activities Washington

Yakima’s Greenway is Great!

Caption: A walker enjoys the Yakima Greenway scenery. Article and photos by Greg Johnson, travel writer The Yakima Greenway in Yakima, Washington features a 10-mile paved pathway, parks, fishing lakes, picnic areas, playgrounds and natural areas. Visitors enjoy the opportunity to take a short—or long—hike along the serene Yakima River. Sights along the way include […]

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Central Oregon’s Majestic Tumalo Falls

Caption: A visitor snaps a photo from viewpoint at Tumalo Falls. Photos and story by Greg Johnson Tumalo Falls, an 89-foot waterfall on Tumalo Creek just 14 miles outside of the growing outdoor tourist town of Bend, is well known among locals and visitors for fishing, hiking, biking and picnicking. Leaving Bend, the drive to […]

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A great time on the Long Beach Peninsula

How do you have a great time on the Long Beach Peninsula in Southwest Washington? Here’s how: ►Explore it’s 28 miles of sandy beach. ►Become a kid again bye playing pinball, laser tag and other games at the FUNLAND Family Entertainment Center in downtown Long Beach. ►Enjoy the old growth forests, ocean beaches and history […]

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Dazzling Cascade Loop Scenic Highway

Photo: Beautiful Lake Chelan. Washington’s 440-mile Cascade Loop Scenic Highway  begins and ends along Puget Sound. It travels by marinas, museums, Snohomish River Falley, Stevens Pass Greenway, the Bavarian village of Leavenworth, Columbia River and Whidbey Island. You should allow at least five days to complete the loop, which starts with the urban port city […]

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Oak Harbor museum features military artifacts

Learn about military history on Whidbey Island and the Pacific Northwest at the Pacific Northwest Air Museum in Oak Harbor, Washington. The museum features authentic photos and historic military artifacts from military women and men who served in the area. Major attractions include the first aircraft to fly from NAS Whidbey Island, a PBY nose […]