A few years ago as an Uber driver I gave a ride to a man and his children who were competing in a wrestling tournament in Portland. I asked where they were from, and he said Nyssa, then said I might not know where that was. Read moreLetter to the Editor

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      This magazine about rural Oregon is so exciting because it is relating the many things that are happening and showing that our agricultural area is doing a lot for growing crops in better ways that preserve our environment. I think that the many businesses that inhabit our rural Oregon are h… Read moreLetter to the Editor

        A year has passed since the first issue of The Other Oregon was published. We’ve enjoyed hearing from people all over the state about how this magazine is a much-needed publication to help bridge the urban-rural divide, which is gratifying since that is our primary mission. Read morePublisher's note

        I‘m not a native Oregonian. I came to Salem 10 years ago from Illinois to work at the Capital Press, a newspaper that covers agriculture and natural resource issues in the Pacific Northwest. Read moreEditor's note