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Rainmaker

The Man Reinventing Columbia Sportswear

In the lab with Woody Blackford, Columbia Sportswear's man for all seasons.

  • By Julian Smith
  • Published 10/16/2012
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Trail City

Southbound

Take a detour during your commute down I-5 South, and pay a visit to some enchanting green spaces in Oregon City and Milwaukie.

  • By Julian Smith and Brian Barker
  • Published 06/15/2012
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Trail City

Afternoon Delights

Tell the boss you're working from home and take a tour of nearby nature.

  • By Julian Smith and Brian Barker
  • Published 06/15/2012
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Trail City

Northern Stars

There's no shortage of dramatic destinations as you head north to Vancouver and Camas.

  • By Julian Smith and Brian Barker
  • Published 06/15/2012
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Mudroom

Jump Start

D. B. Cooper: the last great western outlaw—and counter-culture icon.

  • By Julian Smith
  • Published 10/14/2011
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Trading Spaces

Evan Thomas, the director of PSU’s new Sustainable Water, Energy, and Environmental Technologies Lab, managed the design of a unit to monitor the International Space Station’s recycled water and also created cook stoves for use in rural Africa, using the

  • By Julian Smith
  • Published 12/22/2010
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Mudroom

Our Hero, Zero

Confluence hunting continues to grow as a favorite pass-time of latitude and longitude enthusiasts.

  • By Julian Smith
  • Published 10/11/2010
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Cannonball Run

Mt Hood Meadows brings in heavy artillery to control avalanches.

  • By Julian Smith
  • Published 05/19/2009

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The Danger Zone

Ever wondered whether you could outrun the lava if Mount Hood blew its lid? We have.

  • By Julian Smith
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Body Chemistry

A recent study shows that toxic pollutants have found a new hiding place in Oregon—us.

  • By Julian Smith
  • Published 05/19/2009
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