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Past articles by Grant:

Discovering Oregon's past by visiting its ghost towns

Oregon has more than 250 ghost towns, more than any other state. Grant McOmie takes us to a few of them. → Read More

Grant's Getaways: Mr. Oregon

Grant McOmie looks back on getting to know "Mr. Oregon" Gerry Frank, one of the state's biggest cheerleaders, who over the years became a personal friend. → Read More

Grant's Getaways: Estuary Expeditions

Grant McOmie visited the North Oregon Coast to explore two estuaries with spectacular views. → Read More

Grant's Getaways: Go with the flow

Grant joins landscape photographer Jesse Brakenbury along the Wilson River in the Tillamook State Forest. → Read More

Grant's Getaways: Astoria by Arrow

Visitors and locals can experience Astoria from the river on The Arrow, a former working boat that now offers excursions along the waterfront. → Read More

Grant's Getaways: Ski the lakes

Tucked away in the Elkhorn Range of the Blue Mountains, Anthony Lakes Mountain Resort offers gorgeous views with a "down home" feeling. → Read More

Grant's Getaways: Eagles at dawn in Southern Oregon's Klamath Basin

Over a thousand eagles arrive at Klamath Basin each winter from Canada and Alaska, following their food supply of ducks, geese and other birds. → Read More

Grant's Getaways: Snowmobiling Oregon backcountry

Many find their winter thrills by speeding across the wintertime landscape toward distant, hard to reach areas aboard snowmobiles. → Read More

Grant's Getaways: Staying safe in the snow

Grant visits Oregon snow country this week to join experts who offer tips and tactics for staying safe in the snow and how to make the best of a bad situation. → Read More

Grant's Getaways: Artist captures breathtaking wildlife scenes in Eastern Oregon

Wildlife artist Paul Hoelscher made Baker City his home over a decade ago. He's one of the region’s best at capturing Oregon wildlife with a brush, paint and canvas. → Read More

Grant's Getaways: Eagle watch at The Dalles Dam

Since 2011, bald eagles have showing up in ever larger numbers at the dam each winter. → Read More

Grant's Getaways: The Santa of Willamina Avenue

You are sure to discover the meaning of the season when you visit a Forest Grove man who embraces the holiday spirit of giving to others. → Read More

Grant's Getaways: McKenzie River Valley

Grant McOmie traveled into heart of the Oregon cascades east of Eugene and discovered a hot shot for a cold spell! → Read More

Grant's Getaways: Dungeness crabs are back and ready for eating

A group of Oregon fishermen offered up three crab recipes – each with a low-calorie approach. → Read More

Grant's Getaways: Candy Cane Express

The Candy Cane Express, owned and operated by the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad, takes passengers on a 60-minute trip down the coast leaving from Garibaldi. → Read More

Grant's Getaways: Where the flocks are

Kelly Warren's book, the “Identification Field Guide to Geese” documents the Oregon goose story with history, biology and especially photos. → Read More

Grant's Getaways: Salmon Feast

Grant McOmie goes fishing in Astoria and explores the world of smoked salmon during a visit to Seaside. → Read More

Grant's Getaways: The early bird gets the big fish with First Light Fishing

Grant McOmie takes you on an Oregon fishing trip in the great outdoors that was won at an auction raising money to help kids in our community. → Read More

Grant's Getaways: Oregon Elk Watch

Grant McOmie visited three wildlife destinations along the Oregon Coast Range where bull elk put on quite a show. → Read More

Grant's Getaways: A wild harvest

Fall is one of the best times of the year to go foraging for wild mushrooms. Grant McOmie went hunting for chanterelles in the Tillamook State Forest. → Read More