Wheat fields, Dufur OR

Gently Ease into the New Year

It’s hard to believe 2020 is over. We hope the holidays were delicious and replenishing–if unlike anything we imagined.   While this season was hard in ways (we really did miss all the fun events we’re used to hosting) gratitude abounds. We’re grateful for the blessings that fill our inn. With so much on pause, …

Front of the Balch Hotel

COVID-19 Update

We are continuing to take precautions for Cleanliness and Safety: Updated HVAC system with advance filtration, ventilation system and continuous circulation. Housekeeping Procedures including: Increased frequency of sanitizing public areas, keys, and all high use touch-points. Increased cleaning of public/shared bathrooms with sanitizer available for guest use. Staff members avoid close contact with guests as …

hiking in Mt Hood National Forest

Fall into Gratitude: Well Being Tips + Winter Events

BY: CLAIRE SIERRA Access the Hidden Power of Gratitude Let’s be real: it’s been an intense year and we’re not done yet, are we? The next few months are likely to be some of the wackiest we’ve seen, ever. Just as things were rebounding from the never-ending pandemic, then (much needed) racial rebalancing, and wildfires. …

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