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About Tyler James

Tyler James is a native to Oregon and is currently living in the Eugene area. He has been blogging since 2011 & started That Oregon Life as a passion in 2013. When he is not sharing all the best parts about Oregon online, he is out looking for a new place to explore himself.
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A Baby Dies After Being Found With His Homeless Mother in Portland
1 day ago

A Baby Dies After Being Found With His Homeless Mother in Portland

By  •  News

Just on the heels of the story of a woman who froze to death on the streets recently, another tragic story in Portland has surfaced involving a newborn baby. The …
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This Breathtaking Coastal Hike Leads to An Abandoned Bunker
3 days ago

This Breathtaking Coastal Hike Leads to An Abandoned Bunker

If you are looking for adventure and you’re down for one the most breathtaking hikes on the Oregon Coast, you’ll certainly want to head to the Tillamook Head Trail. One …
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See the samurai sword of the WWII Japanese pilot who bombed Oregon
3 days ago

See the samurai sword of the WWII Japanese pilot who bombed Oregon

Not only will you find a beautiful coast to explore in the small beautiful town of Brookings, Oregon, the small town also has a very interesting artifact in their …
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Kids Encounter Bigfoot in This Small Northern California Town
4 days ago

Kids Encounter Bigfoot in This Small Northern California Town

With Oregon’s Bigfoot Festival just around the corner this year, I thought this would be a great time to share this interesting story.

In American folklore, Bigfoot (also known as …
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Watch as an airbag backpack saves snowboarder from avalanche
4 days ago

Watch as an airbag backpack saves snowboarder from avalanche

 

Shit got real fast for a snowboarder in Whistler, Canada who had an extremely close call after he accidentally caused an avalanche while hitting some fresh powder.

The …
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Oregon Woman Freezes To Death After Being Evicted For $338 In Late Rent Payments
5 days ago

Oregon Woman Freezes To Death After Being Evicted For $338 In Late Rent Payments

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Though Portland is often known for its quirkiness and microbreweries, the scourge of urban homelessness is quickly marring the reputation of Oregon’s largest city. Last Saturday, 52 year old …
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First Snow Day Video At Oregon Zoo is Too Cute For Words
6 days ago

First Snow Day Video At Oregon Zoo is Too Cute For Words

By  •  Videos, News

Oregon Zoo animals made the most of freezing conditions in Portland by enjoying a snow day.

The zoo posted a video on YouTube of the Nora the polar bear, …
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Epic Drone Footage Captures a Snow-Covered Portland
6 days ago

Epic Drone Footage Captures a Snow-Covered Portland

By  •  Weather, Videos

In case you haven’t heard the latest, Gov. Kate Brown has declared a state of emergency not only for Portland, but the whole damn state of Oregon. Funny, I’m …
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Governor Declares State of Emergency in Oregon Due to Snow
6 days ago

Governor Declares State of Emergency in Oregon Due to Snow

By  •  News

The snowstorm we are seeing in Portland doesn’t look like it’s slowing down anytime soon. And it’s not just Portland, the rest of Oregon is getting pounded with snow …
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The Lava Lake Murders Mystery In Oregon Still Baffles People Today
7 days ago

The Lava Lake Murders Mystery In Oregon Still Baffles People Today

There’s an eerie edge to unsolved mysteries. It gives the past a power, a question, a bit of horror that reaches out from beyond the crush of years and keeps …
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