The Seven Best Places To Camp In Oregon 

The Seven Best Places To Camp In Oregon 

It’s always a beautiful day to go hiking or camping in our state… especially when Oregon is celebrating 100 years of state parks this year! Being an Oregonian and enjoying the outdoors go hand-in-hand. It’s in our DNA. In fact, over 80% of us residents take out our...
The Top 8 Writers With Oregon Ties

The Top 8 Writers With Oregon Ties

Oregon attracts a wide range of personalities. It’s no surprise that the literary scene is just as diverse. From a detailed account of geographic name origination to fantastical worlds infused with sociopolitical themes, the local reading list is an eclectic...
Best Oscar Winners From the Portland Area

Best Oscar Winners From the Portland Area

This year’s Oscars made history for all the wrong reasons. Though the viewership increased, the ceremony will best be known for Will Smith’s slapstick routine with Chris Rock. Though neither comedian nor the banned Oscar winner has any ties to Oregon, our state still...
Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About The Portland Trail Blazers

Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About The Portland Trail Blazers

No local team is more popular — or valuable — than the Blazers. Over 50 years, we have been obsessed and proud of everything that is Rip City.  The Portland Trail Blazers entered the league in 1970 as an expansion team. Two other teams made their debut that year: the...
Best Oregon Winter Olympic Medalists

Best Oregon Winter Olympic Medalists

The 24th Winter Olympics are officially underway in Beijing and several Oregonians are competing. Unlike China, where all the snow is man-made, our home state is one of the few places in the world where you can participate in winter competitions all year round.  From...
The Top Five Valentines Day Activities In Portland 

The Top Five Valentines Day Activities In Portland 

Have you noticed an abundance of red and pink decor swathed across shopping aisles? How about gigantic stuffed bears, advertised for an absorbent sum, spilling from displays?  Do you sense that? Love is in the air, with so much candy-coated sweetness that it could...