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Breast Cancer In The Northwest: The Good Work Goes On

Breast Cancer In The Northwest: The Good Work Goes On

Breast cancer. Two words that can jolt you out of your everyday stream of consciousness, especially if you’ve known someone with it, or lost someone to it. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and though the world has gotten somewhat used to the races, the pink symbols and all, the good fight continues to […]

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Technology

Sixth Man on the Moon

Sixth Man on the Moon

Astronaut shares his amazing journey in new memoir “Earthrise” Dr. Edgar Mitchell was a pilot with the historic 1971 Apollo 14 mission and the sixth man to ever walk on the moon. He is also the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the NASA Distinguished Service Medal, and three NASA Group Achievement Awards. Dr. […]

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Teenagers

What Teens Get From Giving Back

What Teens Get From Giving Back

Mitchell teaches at-risk youths how to sail a tall ship. Carly interprets the life of a 19th-century child. And Haley walks dogs at an animal shelter. What do these three kids have in common? They’re among the estimated 15.5 million young people who participate in volunteer activities. And like many others, these three kids are […]

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Holidays

Here Comes Santa Claus….

Here Comes Santa Claus….

Every weekend between Thanksgiving and Christmas, you’ll find Santa at McMenamins I’ll let you in on a little secret: Santa has a hideaway in Astoria. It’s true. He called me from his coastal home, taking a break from polishing his boots and petting his reindeer to preview his upcoming Christmas season activities — notably his […]

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Wildfire Fitness Giving Wellness

Wildfire Fitness Giving Wellness

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

The holidays are a time for family, friends, joy… and food. Give your loved ones the gift of health and happiness to help them look good and feel great in 2015. What better gift than fitness? Here at Portland Family, we’ve spent the last year getting in shape with the trainers at Wildfire Fitness, and we […]

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Campbell Salgado Studio- Give the Gift of Memory

Campbell Salgado Studio- Give the Gift of Memory

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Give the gift that gives back: photos. A photo session is great for the family (How many times have you thought, “When was the last time we had portraits done?” and still not made the call?), but it’s also great for those who love the family. Portraits become treasured keepsakes for everyone. The best portraits are local, professional, […]

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Rejuvenation Day Spa

Rejuvenation Day Spa

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

One hour in Rejuvenation Day Spa and you’ll never want to leave. Their changing rooms have steam rooms and all the amenities. Between treatments, the Sanctuary offers a continued quiet place to relax and read as the gentle sounds of a Japanese Tsukabai lend a soothing melody. Anyone of your gift list will love an […]

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Elephant’s Deli

Elephant’s Deli

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Check out what we found at Elephant’s Deli! Elephants’ Delicatessen Locally Procured Gift Basket: Stumptown coffee. Jacobsen sea salt. Chop butchery salami.You don’t have to leave Portland to taste some of the finest artisan foods and specialty products in the world. We asked Elephants Delicatessen to pack a box with their favorites — for holiday giving […]

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Oregon Zoo Presents ZooLights!

Oregon Zoo Presents ZooLights!

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

More than 1.5 million brightly colored lights will illuminate the Oregon Zoo during its 27th annual ZooLights, presented by Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon and the Oregon College Savings Plan. This year’s display, which runs through Jan. 4, features the much-anticipated return of the ZooLights train ride on an all-new route through the zoo. This year’s ZooLights aims to encompass […]

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The Grotto

The Grotto

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Presenting the sights, sounds and sensations of the season, The Grotto’s Christmas Festival of Lights is the largest Christmas choral festival in the world.  The festival features nearly 160 indoor holiday concerts performed by many of the region’s finest school, church and civic choirs. Offering a family-oriented blend of traditional celebration and serene reflection, the […]

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