Shopping in Oregon

In Oregon, you will find an interesting mixture of comfortable brands and unique local goods. You won’t just find local retail locations of major stores here. You will also sometimes find yourself shopping in the flagship store of some of the most prominent shopping brands in the United States. This is because a number of […]

Visiting The Pacific Northwest

Oregon isn’t the only place with amazing sights in the Pacific Northwest. In fact, this entire region of the United States has a very wide range of sights and tourist options that can appeal to nearly anyone. With everything from sandy beaches to sweeping mountain ranges and extremely modern cities, the Pacific Northwest has quite […]

Oregon Facts and Famous People

Oregon is home to a highly diverse population and a more diverse natural landscape. Many famous people have called Oregon their home, and it is the home to several regional, national, and international businesses as well. The history of Oregon is littered with many interesting facts and figures that paint the state in a fascinating […]

Oregon Hiking Guide Books

Hike Mt. Hood, Columbia River Gorge, Mt. St. Helens, Oregon Beaches These hiking guides tell you how to find the best of Oregon outdoors from the coast to lush evergreen forests to river canyons and the high desert. Oregon is a paradise for outdoor lovers. The varied landscape offers dense evergreen forests, ocean beaches, mountains, […]

Hiking The Trail to Oregon’s Drift Creek Falls

Coastal Trail Offers Fall Color, Suspension Bridge, and Waterfall Oregon’s coastal mountains are well known for dense fir forests and beautiful waterfalls. Drift Creek Falls trail offers both, plus a spectacular suspension bridge. This moderate mile and a half trail lie just 12 miles east of Oregon’s coastal Highway 101, south of Lincoln City. Beautiful […]

Gold Beach Oregon

Oregon’s Banana Belt is a Haven for Artists & Summer Adventurers Gold Beach may be famous for its Gold Rush-era name, but it is its sparkling beaches, spectacular views, and intriguing river haunts that have put the town on the map. Situated on a strip of coastline referred to as the Oregon Coast’s “Banana Belt”, […]

Dude Ranch Vacations in Idaho, Washington and Oregon

Singles and families find adventure travel and vacation package deals at dude ranches in Idaho, Washington, and Oregon during spring, summer, and fall. A variety of dude ranches in the Northwest states of Idaho, Washington, and Oregon afford the opportunity to experience real cowboy life. Vacationers can discover what it’s like to be part of […]

Joblessness spurs quest to help others

We’ve Got Time to Help is a small but growing organization with the goal of helping people in Portland and the surrounding area. As their blog states, “We are a group of people that have found some extra time on our hands. Most of us have been laid off and are having a tough time […]

Cheap Manure in Portland

If you are an urban gardener as I am, you know the value of manure. It retains moisture, breaks down compacted soil, is rich with nutrients, and works magic in the garden. And who doesn’t want manure that’s ready to use without waiting six to nine months for it to compost? Most of us want […]

Urban Gardening in Portland

Urban gardening is thriving here in Portland and the organization Growing Gardens makes sure low-income Portland residents can enjoy food security by growing organic vegetables in their own yards. The goal of Growing Gardens is to get at the root of hunger by empowering families with the knowledge and experience they need to affordably grow […]

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