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We don’t gamble. We’re not opposed, but my wife and I are both truly bored by even the idea. The lure of jackpots simply doesn’t … Continue reading
When I’m looking to take a vacation and get out of the Eugene-Springfield area, my destination has historically not been Cottage Grove. Nothing against Cottage … Continue reading
Oregon’s south coast — we’re talking Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston — provides a great holiday getaway for the hardy, with a range of … Continue reading
I wasn’t thrilled at the idea of spending a week in a tiny cabin in a small, unknown Wyoming town, but one of my best … Continue reading
In this week’s What’s Happening Podcast, visit a story from our Northern Travel issue — EW News Reporter Kelly Kenoyer’s history with Ketchikan, Alaska. This episode is straight-forward audio storytelling with Kenoyer narrating the experiences she’s had with her family in Ketchikan, but more broadly, this story is about what a certain place can mean to a person, and a family. To read Kenoyer’s full story, and other northern travel-related stories that layout trips to Vancouver Island, Wyoming and the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, read our full Northern Travel issue out Thursday, Oct. 5, in a red EW box near you, or online at EugeneWeekly.com.
Music in this episode includes:
– “Say Something” by Ryan Little
– “失われた未来を求めて (In Search of the Lost Future)” by Julie Maxwell’s Piano Music
– “Magnificent” by Elbow
This podcast was produced by Meerah Powell. Story and voicing are by Kelly Kenoyer with additional voicing by Rick Levin.
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