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Smoke Prompts Unorthodox Training For Oregon Cross Runners

Cross country runners in southern Oregon are using some alternative methods to keep their fitness up with wildfire smoke making outdoor running unsafe.

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Bonding, Good Weather And A Wedding At Hood To Coast 2017

"I need a nap and a shower. But I loved it. Every second of it," said one Hood To Coast runner, minutes after finishing the relay, a few hours before his wedding.

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Before The Blazers, Portland Rooted For Claudia's

Long before Clyde Drexler or Damian Lillard, Portland was home to another team of basketball stars.

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History, Beer And Throwing Heavy Things At Portland Highland Games

The Portland Highland Games have become somewhat of a Northwest institution — part Scottish celebration and part beer league softball.

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The TrackTown Summer Series And A Sport's Path To Popularity

The TrackTown Summer Series came to the Portland area on its three-city tour. The nascent series is part of broad efforts to increase the sport’s U.S. popularity in non-Olympic years.

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Paragliders Compete In A Rat Race In The Sky

The Rat Race Paragliding Competition launches from the top of Woodrat Mountain near Jacksonville, Oregon, every summer.

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Soccer Icon Timber Jim Reflects On A Unique Northwest Life

Jim Serrill's career was forged in the Oregon outdoors and immortalized as the Portland Timbers' first mascot.

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The Stanley Coup: How Portland Put Its Name On Hockey's Top Prize

Just how did a team from Portland seize prime real estate on the Stanley Cup, hockey's top prize? The answer lies in the trophy's early years.

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Super Bowl Ads 2017: What Works, What Doesn't And What Gets Political

While a significant portion of the Super Bowl watching audience are around for the ads, it's not just the TV-watching audience to which those ads are geared. Here's a few notable ads to watch Sunday.

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Cricket Finds A Home In An Oregon Farmer's Field

Tucked into less visible pockets of Oregon, a cricket league has blossomed, connecting a group of Oregonians who grew up with the game.