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Our blog is updated regularly with Faces of the Northwest, interviews with creative Northwest business owners, and Northwest Moments, photos of some of our favorite places in the Northwest.

Virtual Travel

While we are all staying indoors during this virus pandemic, there are options for traveling around the Pacific Northwest from the comfort of your own home. Here are some fun live webcams or opportunities to watch artists online. This is when the power of technology can help keep us all… Read More

Summer Lake, Oregon

Summer Lake, Oregon

Photo of the day: Summer Lake in Central Oregon. Summer Lake is one of Oregon’s largest lakes at approximately 20 miles x 10 miles. Located in south central Oregon on the edge of the Fremont-Winema National Forest and about 2 hours southeast of Bend, the area’s remoteness is its very… Read More

Ideas on How to Get Out (With Social Distancing) during this Covid-19 Crisis

Social Distancing. It might just be the new phrase of the year in 2020. Shelter-in-place is different – at this point we can still get out of the house and stay away from crowds. Luckily in the Northwest there are plenty of opportunities to get out in nature and have… Read More

Best Places to See Wildlife

Nature is a part of our soul. We treasure the wildlife around us, but with increasing urban sprawl, there can be a disconnect with nature. Those that call the Northwest home know that keeping as much natural habitat available for native species of all sorts – from turtles to bears,… Read More

Siltstone Winery

Siltstone Winery

Winery Spotlight Siltstone Winery is set in the heart of the Willamette Valley wine region about 4 miles from McMinnville in the countryside outside the litte town of Dayton. Focused on being a user-friendly wine tasting room, it is fine with you binging your kids along with you if needed…. Read More