Oregon Trail

The Old Oregon Trail Is One Of America’s Great Forgotten Road Trips

<i>Sally died of dysentery. Your oxen drowned fording a river. Game over.</i><p>For Americans of a certain generation, these ominous phrases recall hours spent in school computer labs, eyes straining at the warm tube glow of a monitor, playing one of the only games deemed educational enough for the …

Road Trips

Destinations Commemorate the 175th Year of the Oregon Trail

Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory has partnered with cities and states to create a campaign that tells both the story of the trail's history and life along …

Oregon

DA: Man sentenced to 36 months probation after using a dead man's Oregon Trail card

MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OR (KPTV) -<p>A man was sentenced to 36 months of probation for making unlawful purchases using a dead person’s Oregon Trail card.<p>On …

Oregon

A modern Oregon Trail: 14 solar cars start 1,700

The crowd watched as the car seesawed its way between the traffic cones. A few gasped when one cone got stuck on the car’s bumper, and sighed with …

National Parks

Handheld Oregon Trail Game

most helpful positive reviews<p>(would recommend)<p>5 out of 5 stars<p>MNgirl — 3 months ago<p>verified purchaser<p>My 33 year old husband and 5 year old both love …

Retrogaming

LeBron stars in his own version of The Oregon Trail

0:50 - LeBron goes to the Western Conference to join the Lakers. Boogie Cousins joins the defending champs. A lot of big dominos have fallen during …

Basketball

Following the Oregon Trail

Following in footsteps — or wagon ruts — of American history on Oregon Trail

Detroit

Solar car race will start in Omaha and head west

Some innovative solar cars will be in Omaha in July for the start of a 1,700-mile race to Oregon.<p>This year's American Solar Challenge will begin in …

Business

Fit Fix: Burger King’s “Black Bun” Whopper Is Turning People’s Poop Green

Morning, dudes. Here’s the coolest (and definitely <i>weirdest</i>) stuff from our daily lap around the Internet on October 6, 2015:<p><b>A Colorful Exit</b>: Burger …

Burger King

Following in footsteps — or wagon ruts — of American history on Oregon Trail

A cold wind from the Blue Mountains carries the scent of sagebrush as it whips your face. Each step stirs dust on the dry path in this high desert …

Oregon

‘Oregon Trail’ as art, computer classic returns as custom arcade game

“Oregon Trail” was both a game and a rite of passage for millions of students from the 1970s to early 2000s. Many a middle schooler suffered a …

Retrogaming

Stone engraving leads Oregon man on historical investigation

Stone engraving leads Oregon man on historical investigation

Oregon

Editorial: Nebraska Passport gives tourism an enthusiastic boost

For years before the Intercontinental Railroad stretched across the West to the Pacific, pioneer caravans moved slowly but steadily across the …

Travel

See what’s showing at the movie theater inside Portland Int’l Airport

One of the many delightful amenities at Oregon’s Portland International Airport is the 17-seat, post-security microcinema showing short films by …

Airports

Ben Heck's 'Oregon Trail' portable game teardown

It's not a Nintendo, Sony or Microsoft console for a change. It's a dedicated portable game console: one that only plays <i>Oregon Trail</i>. First, Ben takes apart a store-bought game to find out how it runs. Then, Felix the sudo Sergeant steps in with his Linux knowledge to communicate with the hardware …

Gaming

Ken Block Gives a Tour of Hoonigan Racing Division HQ to Show His Carcaine Addiction

From his Hoonicorn V2 to his Ford Escort Cosworth Group A rally car, Ken Block shows the toys that fuel his addiction.<p>Hoonigan | YouTube<p>Head Hoonigan …

Oregon Trail

New Resources On Race & Racism

I’m adding these new resources to various “Best” lists. You can find links to all of those many lists that relate to race and racism at “Best” Lists …

Teaching

What’s the Big Deal: $4.5 million for Maroon Creek home

"What's the Big Deal?" runs Mondays and is based on the most expensive property transaction recorded in Pitkin County through 3 p.m. each …

Aspen

Former NBA star Rasheed Wallace sells a home that was on his Oregon trail

Former pro basketball player Rasheed Wallace has sold a home in Portland, Ore., for $3.125 million.<p>At 10,058 square feet, the three-story Tudor Revival is more than twice the size of a regulation basketball court. A pitched roof, dormer windows and half-timber accents are among exterior details.<p>The …

Basketball

Watch Onboard Footage of Ken Block Ripping Through the Woods of the Oregon Trail Rally

Shortly after announcing his 2018 race plans, Block attended the Oregon Trail Rally with co-driver Alex Gelsomino.<p>Hoonigan | YouTube<p>Last week, <i>The</i> …

Oregon

Driving A Buick Regal TourX To Play Oregon Trail In Real Life

And no, we didn’t die of dysentery.<p><i>– Denver, Colorado</i><p>Walk into any elementary school’s computer lab during the early ‘90s, and I practically …

Oregon

Nebraska groups try to protect Oregon Trail from power line

SUTHERLAND, Neb. (AP) — Preservation groups are discussing how to protect a portion of the Oregon-California Trail in Nebraska during construction of …

Habitats

A handheld version of Oregon Trail!

The Oregon Trail Handheld Game is a Target exclusive at $25, but for $29.20 you can get resold/new ones with Prime -- it's a straight port of the …

Oregon

The Missing Oregon Trail Rally Trailer Has Been Recovered

A rally fan and volunteer spotted it in his neighborhood and notified authorities.<p>Oregon Trail Rally<p>After being reported missing Sunday, the Oregon …

Oregon

Oregon Trail Rally Trailer Stolen After Conclusion of Rally

The event's drama continued even after the rally was over with the theft of its equipment trailer Sunday night.<p>Oregon Trail Rally<p>The cargo trailer …

Oregon

Suddenly You Want An Old Volvo

If you want a practical old sports sedan, preferably with rear-wheel drive, your car search will take you first to BMW and then probably no where …

Volvo

The Oregon Trail Handheld Game

Get your fill of adventure – and dysentery – by heading west to start anew with the Oregon Trail handheld game. You’ll learn all about the harsh …

Shopping

Oregon City Police searching for woman suspected of using stolen Oregon Trail card

OREGON CITY, Ore. – The Oregon City Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a woman who they say used a stolen Oregon Trail …

Portland, OR

I Recreated The Oregon Trail, And I Almost Killed LL Cool J*

*Not THE LL, but still. It was a close call.<p>Blood wasn’t flowing to his brain. His veins were lighting up, my chest compressions were perfectly …

Recipes

Andy's Adventures in Vale and Fields

(KPTV) -<p>For his latest round of adventures, Andy Carson headed to eastern Oregon.<p>Thanks to a viewer email, Andy stopped in Vale, a town with many …

Oregon