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Backpackers On The Olympic Coast

OPB | June 30, 2017 12:45 p.m.

The rugged trail in Olympic National Park goes right along the water for 73 miles, traversing pristine beaches accessible only on foot.

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Homeless Campers Move To New Site In Eugene

The Register-Guard | Aug. 18, 2016 7:08 a.m. | Eugene, Oregon

More than a dozen homeless campers on Wednesday began settling into their newest digs: a garden plot on the Eugene Mission property.

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Search Launched For Missing Hiker In Mount Jefferson Wilderness

AP | Aug. 1, 2016 8:33 a.m.

The Marion County Sheriff's Office says in a news release that 21-year-old Riley Zickel, from the Portland area, has not been seen since Wednesday, when he arrived to hike in Jefferson Park.

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Oregon Man Rescued After 40-Foot Fall Near Sandy River

AP | July 16, 2016 4:36 p.m. | Sandy, Oregon

Fire crews have rescued a man who injured himself after he slipped and fell about 40 feet down a steep embankment in a remote area of the Sandy River.

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Vancouver City Council Considers Changes To Camping Ban

OPB | Sept. 15, 2015 12:06 p.m.

City council members moved forward on a proposed exception to the camping ban so that people who are homeless could sleep on public property from 9:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.

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Airstream Camping

OPB | Feb. 26, 2015 midnight

People who camp inside silver tubes love iconic Airstreams, invented by an Oregonian.


Register-Guard: New Whoville Pops Up In Eugene

The Register-Guard | Nov. 10, 2014 12:58 p.m. | Eugene, Oregon

Whoville is back, but smaller and in a slightly different spot.

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Eugene Homeless Protest Splits Into 2 Camps

OPB | Sept. 6, 2013 10:35 a.m. | Eugene, Oregon

Camping protesters in Eugene haven’t been deterred by Lane County’s efforts to remove them.

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Lane County: Homeless Camp At Plaza A Health Risk

OPB | Aug. 30, 2013 10:57 a.m. | Eugene, Oregon

Lane County officials may break up a homeless camping protest after the county’s public health officer declared it a risk to the community.

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To The Woods

OPB | June 2, 2010 9 a.m.

What has an Oregon couple learned from seventeen years living in a trailer in the Coast Range with little electricity and no running water?

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Stayin' In

OPB | May 22, 2008 midnight

Do kids spend enough time outside?