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Food | NW Life | Land | local | Land use | Oregon Field Guide

Freshwater Mussels Of The Willamette

A large population of native freshwater mussels has been found thriving in an urban stretch of the Willamette. But what do they really tell us about the health of the river?

Recreation | local | Environment | NW Life | Oregon Field Guide

Unlikely Hikers: A Hiking Group For The Rest Of Us

Not everyone feels welcome in the outdoors. Unlikely Hikers wants to change that.

Arts | NW Life | local | Oregon Art Beat

Put A Bow On It: Eugene Artist Kelly Durian's Next-Generation Neckties

Kelly Durian makes bow ties and suspenders for a new generation from her shop in Eugene.

Arts | NW Life | local | Oregon Art Beat

Stop Planning, Stop Judging: Painter Jesse Reno's Wild Intuition

Jesse Reno believes in following his intuition when painting, forgoing a plan for his images.

History | NW Life | Communities | Oregon Field Guide

A Turning Of Seasons At Alpha Farm

A commune from a colorful era hangs on deep in the Coastal Mountains

Arts | History | NW Life | Oregon Art Beat

Minor White Captures The Ornate Beauty Of Portland's Past

Images captured by photographer Minor White in the late 1930s are the only remaining connection to the ornately decorated cast-iron buildings that once lined the streets of Portland.

Food | Family | NW Life | local | Oregon Field Guide

The Sweet Taste Of Autumn At Cedar Creek Grist Mill

A picturesque gristmill in southwest Washington state revives the joys of nostalgic traditions.

Animals | Food | local | NW Life | Oregon Field Guide

Truffle Dogs Sniff Out Culinary Gold In Oregon Forests

With the help of dogs, the Oregon Truffle Festival is elevating the international reputation of Oregon truffles.

Arts | NW Life | local | Oregon Art Beat

ShadowMachine Embraces Portland's Animation Talent

Awarding-winning ShadowMachine has set up shop in Northwest Portland. Animator Isaac Sagastume shares his story and experiences working with this Portland-based animation house.

local | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | NW Life | Oregon Field Guide

Pyrosomes: Mysterious, Pickle-Shaped Visitors Of The Deep

The pickle-shaped sea creatures known as pyrosomes are rarely seen along the West Coast, but this year millions of them showed up. No one knows why they're here or how long they'll stay.