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Get Your Hobby On in Corvallis

Here in Corvallis, many residents enjoy a wide range of hobbies, such as collecting radio-controlled aircraft, hiking and building cabins. Furthermore, hundreds of enthusiasts regularly construct and repair model trains in the area, and during each summer, the city hosts … Continue reading


How to Create More Storage in Your Dorm Room

Creative use of the limited space in your dorm room can make the time you spend there more enjoyable. Luckily with the help of some rearranging, organization strategies, and a nearby storage unit, you’ll be saving room in no time. … Continue reading


Take Your Christmas Decorations to the Next Level

Holiday season in Vancouver, Washington is truly the most wonderful time of the year. Everyone adorns their homes with lights, garland and Christmas spirit. You’ve decorated the inside of your home with festive displays, but what about the outside of … Continue reading

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Greening the Holidays with the Troutdale Champion

The holidays are right around the corner. Like other residents of Troutdale, Oregon, you’re probably already making plans for the season. While you’re at it, why not look for ways to reduce your impact on the environment during this special … Continue reading

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How to Build a Library in Your Home

Whether you’re driving to nearby Portland to attend Wordstock – Portland’s premier literary festival – or down the road to the Hillsboro public library, the month of November is all about celebrating the literary world. Known as Novel Writing Month … Continue reading

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7 Unique Ways to Give Thanks This Year

You don’t have to wait until Thanksgiving to surprise your loved ones with a heartfelt “thank you” for all they’ve done. Thanksgiving rolls around once a year, and while the month of November has everyone feeling grateful, this isn’t the … Continue reading

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City Spotlight: Beaverton, OR

Northwest Self Storage is proud to call Beaverton, Oregon home to one of our top-notch storage facilities, but as much as we love to brag – that’s not the only great thing about living in Beaverton. Not even close, in … Continue reading

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Celebrate World Teacher’s Day October 5th

Teaching is one of the most integral jobs in every city, from right here in Kelso, Washington, to the far reaches of the world. This World Teacher’s Day on October 5, there is much more you can do besides wholeheartedly … Continue reading

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Transitioning Your Home Into Colder Weather

Canby, Oregon is no stranger to snow, ice and great skiing opportunities. But even the most prepared have a hard time transitioning to the cold. And so does your house. Getting ready for winter isn’t just about exchanging swimsuits for … Continue reading

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September Is National Baby Safety Month

September is National Baby Safety month. Whether you have a baby on the way, or you’ve already been blessed with the laughter of little ones, it’s important to make sure your Gladstone, Oregon home is a safe environment. With a … Continue reading