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: Surf 'n' Soak in Tofino

A British Columbia gem offers equal parts exhilaration and relaxation.

02/23/2016 By Rachel Ritchie

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Surf ’n’ Soak in Tofino

A British Columbia gem offers equal parts exhilaration and relaxation.

02/23/2016 By Rachel Ritchie

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Slide Show: Cruise the Alaskan Panhandle

Charter a yacht for a once-in-a-lifetime sail through some of the world’s most bewitching waters.

02/23/2016 Photography by Leo Santiago & Jan Wassink

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Slide Show: Raft the Upper Klamath

Take to the water in style, with your own riverside compound.

02/23/2016 Photography by Momentum River Expeditions

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Raft the Upper Klamath

Take to the water in style, with your own riverside compound.

02/23/2016 By Rachel Ritchie

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Slide Show: Conquer the Wallowas

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

02/23/2016 By Christopher Van Tilburg

NORTHWEST GETAWAYS

Conquer the Piles of Powder in the Wallowas

There's a reason they call it Oregon’s “Little Switzerland.”

02/23/2016 By Christopher Van Tilburg

JUST BECAUSE

@SocalityBarbie Gets an Environmental Counterpart

Meet @Nature_Glenn, a little plastic fella on a mission to keep Oregon's natural beauty #flawless.

12/07/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

OUTDOORS

Free Parking at Oregon State Parks on Black Friday

We've got just one more reason to skip the stores and head out outdoors.

11/25/2015 By Marty Patail

OUTDOORS

The Local Quest to Save a Northern California Wilderness

A local nonprofit and a creative agency are racing against time to save an immaculate chunk of Northern California wilderness.

11/16/2015 By Marty Patail

GET OUT

Oregon's Strangest, Most Otherworldly Natural Wonders

Our home state is a magnificently bizarro place, and it's not just because of the people.

10/27/2015 By Marty Patail

AROUND THE WORLD

Hot Travel Links: Slimy Snails on Holiday, Airplane Weigh-Ins, and the Greatest Travel Jacket Ever Made

This week’s craziest international travel stories.

08/25/2015 By Marty Patail

WOOD WORK

Can a Couple of Americans Transform the Ancient Art of Bonsai?

America's first homegrown bonsai exhibition and competition will showcase 70 trees from across the country.

08/24/2015 By Marty Patail

ENVIRONMENT

Did a Monstrous Prehistoric Flood Seed Oregon’s Mystery Trees?

How a lone stand of aspens in West Linn reveals the legacy of a massive cataclysmic event.

04/02/2015 By Mary Stutzman

CULTURE

The Zoo's New Animal House

The Oregon Zoo feathers its nest with a big-money renovation.

11/01/2013 By Emily Gravlin

In the Garden

Hummingbirds Keep Away the Humbugs

Inviting feathered friends to frolic outside the window.

12/23/2011 By Kristin Belz

Pacific Ring of Fire

The Danger Zone

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

05/19/2009 By Julian Smith

Wildlife

Sleeps With Fishes

Oregon might take out a hit on the Columbia River's sea lions.

05/19/2009 By Ted Katauskas