Mt Hood and Dufur Valley

What can we Dufur you?

BY: JOSIAH DEAN Often when you check in you have a harried, glazed look on your face. Happy to arrive, yet road weary even after the short, breathtaking drive through the Columbia River Gorge. We understand, it took a lot to get here. Not everybody gets to come to Dufur. But you might wonder “What we …

Avoid the the Pop and Sizzle

BY: JOSIAH DEAN If you’re like many right now, you might find this an interesting time to be patriotic in this country. And there are many ways to express it. I used to love all the color, sizzle and spark of a good fireworks display but this year, my heart isn’t in it. So how …

Dufur, Oregon Weather Station sign

A quickly fading slice of life?

BY: JOSIAH DEAN It’s full-on summer, so most of us are “busy” relaxing and exploring near and far. Claire is on a pilgrimage to southern France as you read this, furthering her training on The Magdalene Path. Closer to home, however, we near Vintage Dufur Days (August 11-12) a charming 2-day celebration of our rural farming roots. (We …

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