Parking free at dozens of state parks day after Thanksgiving

The entrance to Stub Stewart State Park. Photo: Chas Hundley Parking will be free at 25 state parks throughout Oregon Friday, November 26, the day after Thanksgiving Day.  It’s a tradition the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) said arose recently and has been dubbed “Green Friday,” which OPRD described[Read More…]

Travelers will crowd Oregon’s roads in record-breaking numbers for Independence Day

An SUV heads toward Tillamook on Highway 6 – a route that will be clogged with traffic this holiday weekend if past experiences hold true. Photo: Brenda Schaffer OREGON – The Continental Congress declared freedom from a tyrannical British government on July 2, 1776, and fully adopted the document known[Read More…]


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