Salem couple plans to restore once popular Santiam ski lodge
A deteriorating ski lodge west of Sisters that’s been boarded up and vacant for more than three decades is in the process of being restored so it can once again be a respite for skiers, hikers and travelers through the Santiam Pass.
The definition of "wine country" keeps expanding. Consumer visits to wineries increased last year in New York, Virginia and Oregon, but decreased from 2016 levels in Washington state and Napa and Sonoma counties in California.
In 2015, Brett Hagler, Mike Arrieta, Alexandria Lafci and Matthew Marshall launched New Story, a non-profit “working to create a world where no human being lives in survival mode.” Since its inception, the organization has funded the building of more than 1,300 homes for more than 5,000 people in Haiti, El Salvador and Bolivia.