Fall Vacation Ideas We Recommend Booking​

Fall Vacation Ideas We Recommend Booking​

Francesco Vaninetti Photo/Getty Images The Dalles Columbia Gorge, Washington and Oregon By Amanda Castleman Evergreens blanket the misty Pacific Northwest. But each autumn, pockets of deciduous foliage ignite with colors rivaling New England’s prime leaf-peeping terrain. And the trees put on their most spectacular show against backdrops of craggy, snow-gilded mountains along America’s largest national … Read more

Pamplin Media Group – Crook County Planning Commission hearing results in push back from residents on Crossing Trails resort in Powell Butte

Pamplin Media Group - Crook County Planning Commission hearing results in push back from residents on Crossing Trails resort in Powell Butte

A crowd of Powell Butte residents voice opposition to proposed destination resort Powell Butte residents took their first opportunity to voice opposition to a proposed destination resort at a Crook County Planning Commission hearing last Tuesday evening. The hearing was held at Carey Foster Hall, a departure from the typical planning commission meeting venue, in … Read more

Pamplin Media Group – New fees proposed for hiking, camping in Mt. Hood Forest

PMG PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER KEIZUR - New fees are being considered at trailheads throughout the Mount Hood National Forest, including at Timberline Lodge.

Popular trailheads could get new costs; permits mulled for high-altitude recreation Officials are considering a hike to, well, hike within the Mount Hood National Forest. Public input is sought on a series of new and increased charges for parking and camping at the 26 developed recreation sites throughout the forest, while also implementing a new … Read more

Where To Plan A Family Trip In Idaho Before Summer Vacation Ends

Where To Plan A Family Trip In Idaho Before Summer Vacation Ends

Can you believe that it’s already August? It seems like Summer just began; now, in only a month, the kids will be heading back to school. With temperatures finally expected to drop to tolerable temperatures, there’s still time to take the family on an unforgettable trip this summer! Don’t let the summer slip by, get … Read more

Federal Tourism Aid Funds Gas Stations, Trash Cans, Jazz

By DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press Located along a remote stretch of Highway 395, the Fort Independence Travel Plaza touts a dozen gas pumps, clean restrooms and made-to-order meals for travelers visiting California’s Eastern Sierra. The facility, which provides revenue for a Paiute Indian tribe, is about to quadruple in size thanks to an $8 … Read more

Alpine adventures on Mount Hood: Part 3 of a soulful summer getaway to Oregon

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Welcome to the third and final part of our relaxed and rewarding road trip to Oregon. See Part 1: Portland here. See Part 2: Columbia Gorge here. Oregon’s wondrous Mount Hood Territory provides the perfect opportunity for exploring the great outdoors. If you love a chill vacation, dive into your summer reading list in a … Read more

Vegas Company Creates Biking/Camping Tours Along Oregon Coast

Vegas Company Creates Biking / Camping Tours Along Oregon Coast

Vegas Company Creates Biking/Camping Tours Along Oregon Coast Published 07/24/22 at 6:05 PM PST By Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff (Oregon Coast) – Las Vegas-based Escape Adventures travel company has a rather large roster of tours around the world with some interesting angles. Now, once again (after a couple of years off), Escape Adventures hits … Read more

Bring your appetite and taste for adventure to Oregon’s Hood River

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Aside from being the windsurfing capital of the world, Oregon’s Hood River is located at the perfect spot for foodies and adventurers alike. Situated at the crossroads of the Columbia River Gorge and the Cascade Mountain Range, the Hood River region is full of hiking and mountain biking trails, breweries, and wineries. Hood River is … Read more

Idaho Mom Dawna Roe and Special Needs Daughter Found Dead After Vanishing During ‘Camping Trip,’ Police Say

Idaho Mom Dawna Roe and Special Needs Daughter Found Dead After Vanishing During 'Camping Trip,' Police Say

Ending a desperate search that spanned more than a week, an Idaho mother and her 16-year-old daughter have been found dead after vanishing during a purported camping trip. The bodies of Dawna Roe and her daughter Gabrielle were found in Dawna’s van near Drewsey, Oregon on Thursday, according to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office. The … Read more