Enjoy Local Small Batch Wine

Posted by bmedia on Thursday, August 4, 2016

If you enjoy local small batch wines, Leaning Star Winery is the right place for you. Just outside of Gresham this small family-owned winery offers local flavors in their wines as they grow some of the ingredients they use right on their farm. We are Howard and Starlena Simon.  We have a small hobby farm on […]

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Elowah Falls

Posted by bmedia on Wednesday, August 3, 2016

This beautiful 3.5-mile out-and-back type hike ends with a gorgeous view of the beautiful Elowah waterfall. Come spend a lovely summer day in the Columbia River Gorge with this hike! At Elowah Falls, McCord Creek crashes into a huge amphitheater made up of several distinct lava flows. This is a fairly easy hike, appropriate for most […]

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Explore Blue Lake Park!

Posted by bmedia on Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Blue Lake Park in Fairview OR, offers so many fun activities for you and your family! Whether you are coming to run around the park, go for a swim or paddle around the lake, Blue Lake can be your local summer stop! Rent a boat, cast a line or go for a swim in the park’s […]

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Bell Creek Loop Hike

Posted by bmedia on Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Are you looking for a challenge this summer? Have a fitness goal you are looking to break? Bell Creek Loop Hike is perfect for that! This expert level hike is 14.5 miles long with an elevation gain of 3330 ft! Be surrounded by beautiful forest scenery and view waterfalls the Columbia River Gorge is known for, […]

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Changes Late Summer Salmon Fishing

Posted by bmedia on Tuesday, July 26, 2016

This summer there will be changes to the late summer salmon fishing. If you plan on fishing in the Columbia River tributaries, these changes will come into effect August 1st. Fall salmon regulation changes begin Monday, Aug. 1, and with the forecasted reduced coho run size, anglers will be limited to two hatchery adult coho […]

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Barnyard Concerts in Troutdale

Posted by bmedia on Friday, July 22, 2016

Join the Troutdale Historical Society for a Barnyard Concert at the Harlow House Park along the Historic Columbia River Highway. Enjoy a Barnyard Concert on Friday, August 5th and again on Friday, September 2nd, 2016. Listening to free music near the Sandy River while the sun sets is a beautiful way to start your weekend. […]

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Wahkeena Falls

Posted by bmedia on Thursday, July 21, 2016

This beautiful trail is great easy hike for the family this summer! Waterfalls and bridges and beautiful scenery this almost 3 mile hike is a great excursion for the family! This beautiful trail starts by crossing a wooden bridge over Wahkeena Creek. Be sure to head right here; the trail to the left leads to […]

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Multnomah Falls Franklin Ridge Loop

Posted by bmedia on Tuesday, July 19, 2016

For those who want a little longer and more challenging of a hike at Multnomah, the Franklin Ridge loop is a great idea. Featuring multiple waterfalls, beautiful scenic views of the Gorge, and lovely forest landscape. 12 miles long, this is a great idea for a day trip to the Gorge! Start at the Multnomah […]

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McMenamins Edgefield Winery

Posted by bmedia on Monday, July 18, 2016

McMenamins Edgefield Winery is one of the great additions to this stop in the Gorge. Started in 1990 this winery made in house features Northwest tastes.  Founded in 1990, McMenamins Edgefield Winery crafts a diverse assortment of wines and ciders for our family of pubs and neighborhood gathering spots. The winery is nestled in the […]

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Sheppard’s Dell Falls

Posted by bmedia on Friday, July 15, 2016

Sheppard’s Dell Falls is a great little stop along the Historic Highway. The waterfall can be hard see because of the land around it, but it is worth the stop. History We owe our thanks to a modest farmer who gave us his “dell.” George Shepperd was a transplanted Canadian farmer who moved his family to […]

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