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Laura O. Foster writes about the Portland, Oregon and the nearby Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Portland Stair Walks is her eighth guidebook about the Pacific Northwest. She also writes for Travel Oregon, BikePortland, Friends of the Columbia Gorge, and Portland Parks & Recreation. A former urban-walks guide for the Multnomah Athletic Club, she leads occasional walking tours for nonprofits and local government agencies. Her explorations of Portland's stairs and hidden pathways have been featured on Oregon Field Guide, Oregon Art Beat, and AM Northwest. Her work has been featured in Portland Monthly, Willamette Week, the Portland Tribune, The Oregonian, and KBOO's Between the Covers, and she was featured in the Emmy-winning documentary Discovering Beverly Cleary. Her Portland-based books explore the city’s geology, architecture, neighborhoods, and human and natural history. She has been a Portlander since 1989.

Walking with Ramona: Exploring Beverly Cleary's Portland (2nd Edition)

Walking with Ramona: Exploring Beverly Cleary's Portland (2nd Edition)

by Laura O. Foster

This unique travel guide explores the streets, schools, characters, and neighborhoods of author Beverly Cleary’s …

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Columbia Gorge Getaways: 12 Weekend Adventures, From Towns to Trails

Columbia Gorge Getaways: 12 Weekend Adventures, From Towns to Trails

by Laura O. Foster

Columbia Gorge Getaways is the only complete visitor’s guidebook to the Columbia River Gorge, one of the …

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The Portland Box

The Portland Box

by Alexander Barrett, Elly Blue, Laura O. Foster, Shawn Granton and Meghan Sinnott

Celebrate the awesomeness of Portland with this counter display pack including: • 6 This is …

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