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Lincoln City, Oregon, wanted a sculpture for its park on Devil’s Lake, something fun for a place popular with children. Heidi Erickson won the commission and began to work — and work and work.
Would you rather eat ice cream that’s been sprinkled with dead bugs, or have a photo of yourself being disemboweled by aliens? At the Peculiarium in Portland, Oregon, you can have both.
The geyser “Old Perpetual” sits atop a geothermal basin in southern Oregon.
In 2009 the city of St. Helens, Oregon, received a small grant to create something that would draw visitors off the highway and into downtown. Avoiding the predictable sign or billboard, St. Helens came up with a novel idea: a miniature version of its namesake, the volcano Mount St. Helens.
If the Grants Pass Caveman is any indicator, folks in southern Oregon are overjoyed by their underground. It’s no shock then that the Oregon Caves National Monument in nearby Cave Junction has put out a call for volunteers to pick the attraction clean of lint. One of the few marble caves in the world, it [...]
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