News

The Militia Verdict: 'Not Guilty' Was Just Another Chapter in an Ongoing Oregon Saga

A radical vision of the Constitution and who really owns public lands will be with us for a long time.

11/02/2016 By Leah Sottile

News

After Malheur, How Could Rural Oregon Prepare for Another Armed Militia?

The Rural Organizing Project offers strategies for communities under siege by groups like the Bundy family.

10/13/2016 By Ko Ricker

NATIONAL PARK WEEK

Oregon Has Eight National Park Sites—and Next Week, Admission Is Free

For its 100th birthday, the National Park Service is throwing a week-long party. Here’s your guide to keeping it local.

04/05/2016 By Caitlin Collins and Ramona DeNies

NEW HOTELS

Three Sexy New Boutique Hotels East of the Cascades

Check out—and into—a lakeside retreat from the team behind Portland's Ace Hotel, a refurbished Masonic temple in wine country, and the Jennings Hotel's new rooms.

03/31/2016 By Caitlin Collins

OREGON TOURISM

Travel Oregon’s New Ad Campaign Is ... Understated

Tagline: “We Like It Here. You Might, Too.” (Don’t go crazy, you guys.)

03/22/2016 By Ramona DeNies

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Ten Once-in-a-Lifetime Cascadian Journeys

From ice cave expeditions to lavish river safaris to nostalgic train trips, here are the Pacific Northwest’s most epic getaways.

02/23/2016 Edited by Rachel Ritchie By Marty Patail, Benjamin Tepler, and Christopher Van Tilberg

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Slide Show: Journey Back in Time in Eastern Oregon

Head east on a classic odyssey.

02/23/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Journey Back in Time in Eastern Oregon

Head east on a classic odyssey.

02/23/2016 By Benjamin Tepler

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Slide Show: Conquer the Wallowas

Find piles of powder in Oregon’s “Little Switzerland.”

02/23/2016 By Christopher Van Tilburg

FOOD LOVER'S GUIDE

Eastern Oregon's Farm-to-Table Lostine Tavern

Why did locavore crusader Lynne Curry open a standout eatery in a one-horse town on the way to the Wallowa Mountains?

09/02/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

Slideshow

Slide Show: An Epic Oregon Bike Ride

Saddle up your bike for an epic Eastern Oregon adventure on the Grande Tour Scenic Bikeway.

07/25/2014

TRAVEL INSPIRATION

An Epic Oregon Bike Ride

Saddle up your bike for an epic Eastern Oregon adventure on the Grande Tour Scenic Bikeway.

07/25/2014 By Brian Barker

EAT WITH YOUR EYES

Far-Flung Plates at the Lostine Tavern

A first look at Eastern Oregon’s new farm-to-table eatery.

07/16/2014 By Benjamin Tepler

SPORTS

Dog Stars of the Eagle Cap Extreme

Oregon's answer to the Iditarod drives two- and four-legged racers to the snow-capped Wallowa Mountains for 4 unforgettable days each January.

12/02/2013 By Rachel Ritchie Photography by Sol Neelman

GET OUT

In Search of the Oregon's Wild Wolf

Hikers, wildlife enthusiasts, and conservationists head to Eastern Oregon in pursuit of one of the state's most popular (and least understood) creatures.

06/05/2013 By Katie Gourley

BEYOND THE BRIDGES

Ski Anthony Lakes

Throwback charm, deep snow, and short lines make this Eastern Oregon ski area one of the country's most treasured.

12/17/2012 By Brian Barker

Deals & Happenings

Tripster: Weekend Plans

Fall foliage, Astoria's film festival, Harvest Fest in Hood River, and more

10/09/2012 Photography by Kasey Cordell

FALL TRAVEL

Explore Hidden Oregon

From the sprawling emptiness of southeastern Oregon to the rough tranquility of the Oregon Coast, the state is ripe for exploring. No matter where you're going to, there are some lesser-known gems that can't be missed. We've found 30 such adventures.

09/11/2009 By Kasey Cordell, Randy Gragg, and Rachel Ritchie Edited by Brian Barker