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Reasons To Love Central Oregon

Ahead of Valentine's Day, some reasons to love where we live—"Four Elements" version

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Those who live in Central Oregon know there’s lots to love. In this season, in which love is on the minds of many, we’ve created an ode to the four elements—the efforts and activities around air, fire, earth and water that are the backbone of what draws so many to the region every year. Far from a comprehensive list of Reasons to Love Central Oregon, it’s a start.

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Here's our Four Elements take on Reasons to Love Central Oregon:



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