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How One Hatchery Moved 160,000 Baby Salmon

Faced with dangerously warm temperatures, Warm Springs National Fish Hatchery moved its entire salmon population to the Gorge.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 08/07/2015
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Hiking and Biking the Columbia River Gorge

Bike abandoned rail lines, hike to swimming holes, and seek out secret waterfalls

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 07/20/2015
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Take a Hike in the Gorge and Reap the Rewards

For one weekend in October, hikers in the Columbia River Gorge can scoop up sweet discounts in Stevenson, Washington.

  • By Sara Rangel
  • Published 10/01/2014
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35 Reasons to Explore the Gorge this Fall

The Friends of the Columbia Gorge present 35 guided treks for everyone—families, couples and friends, and lone-adventurers.

  • By Eric Earle
  • Published 09/08/2014
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Trail of the Month: Hamilton Mountain

This challenging trail offers spring wildflowers, waterfalls, and wilderness—all just 45 minutes from Portland.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 05/01/2014
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4 Reasons to Visit Hood River in 2014

A mere 62 miles east of Portland, Hood River's orchards and mountains and river views—not to mention its breweries, wineries and museums—make this buzzing hamlet a perennial weekend destination.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 03/03/2014
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The Columbia River Nostalgia Tour

The Historic Columbia River Highway offers epic views, serene waterfalls, and plenty of throw-back pit stops to satisfy your hunger for kitsch.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 09/03/2013
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Historic Gorge Trail Opening with a Bang

Sept 13–15, spend a weekend in Cascade Locks for the Historic Highway Trail opening, with hikes, bike rides, and other festivities

  • By Emily Gravlin
  • Published 08/30/2013
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River Wild

Elite kayakers take on the Northwest's craziest white water—the raucous Little White Salmon River.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 06/03/2013
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Skamania Lodge's Feast in the Forest Lineup

Powered by top Portland chefs, this intimate, affordable dinner series offers a perfect summer escape on the Columbia River.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 05/13/2013
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Best Waterfront Daytrips

  • By Martin Patail, Aaron Scott, Rachel Ritchie, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 04/29/2013
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Tripster: Weekend Plans

Wine and art in the Gorge, Hoodoo's hilarious spring pond skimming contest, and a new local travel show

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 04/09/2013
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The Artful Side of the Gorge

There's more to the Columbia River Gorge than outdoor adventure—like a blossoming arts scene.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 03/22/2013
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Tripster: Weekend Plans

Bend's endorphin-charged WinterFest, Stout Month in Astoria, and romance packages at Northwest hotels and resorts.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 02/13/2013
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Sasquatch! ... And Other Awesome Summer Music Festivals

Sasquatch announces its 2013 lineup, reminding us to watch for other festivals on the Northwest's musical horizon.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 02/06/2013
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The Northwest's Most Romantic Retreats, Part 2

We add a dozen pulse-quickening destinations to last year's list. See what made the cut.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 01/29/2013
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Slide Show: 25 Cozy Northwest Lodges

When Jack Frost comes nipping, we head for these amazing Oregon and Washington escapes.

  • Published 11/16/2012
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Bald Eagle Returns to the Wild at Skamania Lodge Tonight

After three years of rehabilitation at the Raptor House, 5-year-old bald eagle "Justice" takes to the skies tonight.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 08/31/2012
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UFO Oregon

A Guide to Oregon’s Extraterrestrial Past and Present!

To celebrate the 62nd anniversary of the state’s most famous UFO sighting, we probed experts and skeptics for a guide to our otherworldly history.

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 04/20/2012
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Hikes & Bikes

One of the best things about living in Portland is the ease with which we can escape the city for more rugged delights. So we paged through guidebooks, consulted local experts, and wore a little leather off our own boots...

  • By Bart Blasengame, Victoria Nguyen, Ariel Bleicher, Kaitlin Johnson, Brian Barker, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/20/2009
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